The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 125 102 93
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 2510 2677 3240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.35% 2.68% 2.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.49% 2.85% 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2148 2366 2872
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Software Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
100964 94057 104141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.25% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82543 79050 89527
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the England region.

Software Engineer Salary Trend in England

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in England

Software Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -12 627 £42,500 +3.65% 88
London -41 549 £50,000 -4.76% 81
East of England -5 400 £40,000 - 82
South West -12 328 £33,875 -3.21% 47
Yorkshire -16 165 £40,000 +7.38% 26
East Midlands +35 161 £38,000 +1.33% 16
West Midlands -19 134 £35,000 +1.44% 18
North West -49 117 £37,500 +7.14% 28
North East -10 27 £30,000 -25.00% 8
Midlands - 1 £35,000 -
Software Engineer
UK

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 4967 (88.22%) Software Engineering
2 2401 (42.65%) C++
3 2264 (40.21%) C#
4 2063 (36.64%) Java
5 1848 (32.82%) Agile Software Development
6 1824 (32.40%) Degree
7 1572 (27.92%) .NET
8 1465 (26.02%) SQL
9 1434 (25.47%) Linux
10 1407 (24.99%) Computer Science
11 1388 (24.65%) C
12 1226 (21.78%) HTML
13 1182 (20.99%) JavaScript
14 1137 (20.20%) OO
15 1005 (17.85%) Windows
16 952 (16.91%) SQL Server
17 818 (14.53%) Finance
18 762 (13.53%) CSS
19 758 (13.46%) ASP.NET
20 731 (12.98%) Python
21 730 (12.97%) Scrum
22 722 (12.82%) TDD
23 711 (12.63%) Oracle
24 688 (12.22%) XML
25 648 (11.51%) Microsoft
26 625 (11.10%) UNIX
27 607 (10.78%) MVC
28 563 (10.00%) Web Services
29 539 (9.57%) Mathematics
30 516 (9.17%) Multithreading

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 161 (2.86%) Apache
2 144 (2.56%) Tomcat
3 126 (2.24%) WebSphere
4 89 (1.58%) WebLogic
5 87 (1.55%) IIS
6 85 (1.51%) Node.js
7 67 (1.19%) Apache Solr
7 67 (1.19%) SharePoint
8 57 (1.01%) CMS
9 56 (0.99%) Oracle Service Bus
10 44 (0.78%) GlassFish
11 42 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
12 35 (0.62%) WordPress
13 26 (0.46%) OpenStack
14 21 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 19 (0.34%) Apache ServiceMix
16 18 (0.32%) Apache Pig
17 17 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
18 14 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
18 14 (0.25%) Jetty
Applications
1 289 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 61 (1.08%) MS Office
3 32 (0.57%) Simulink
4 21 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (0.28%) Photoshop
6 15 (0.27%) TargetLink
7 12 (0.21%) Stateflow
8 10 (0.18%) Maya
8 10 (0.18%) 3ds Max
9 6 (0.11%) Blender
10 5 (0.089%) MS Visio
11 4 (0.071%) CINEMA 4D
12 2 (0.036%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.036%) MS Project
12 2 (0.036%) PowerPivot
13 1 (0.018%) Doxygen
13 1 (0.018%) InfoPath
13 1 (0.018%) Zemax
13 1 (0.018%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 35 (0.62%) Oracle BPM
2 29 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
4 6 (0.11%) Magento
4 6 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.089%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.071%) Tridion
7 3 (0.053%) LabWindows
8 1 (0.018%) Visualfiles
8 1 (0.018%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 110 (1.95%) SaaS
2 72 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 71 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
4 66 (1.17%) GitHub
5 47 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (0.32%) PaaS
7 17 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (0.21%) Force.com
9 11 (0.20%) Basecamp
10 6 (0.11%) IaaS
11 5 (0.089%) Google Apps
12 4 (0.071%) Office 365
13 3 (0.053%) Google App Engine
13 3 (0.053%) Heroku
14 1 (0.018%) Amazon SQS
14 1 (0.018%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 255 (4.53%) TCP/IP
2 170 (3.02%) Internet
3 148 (2.63%) HTTP
4 121 (2.15%) Wireless
5 110 (1.95%) SSL
6 70 (1.24%) GSM
7 69 (1.23%) Ethernet
8 47 (0.83%) LTE
9 42 (0.75%) RTP
10 34 (0.60%) VoIP
11 33 (0.59%) UMTS
12 32 (0.57%) FTP
12 32 (0.57%) Asterisk PBX
13 31 (0.55%) Bluetooth
14 30 (0.53%) GPRS
15 26 (0.46%) SMS
16 24 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
17 22 (0.39%) DNS
18 20 (0.36%) Firewall
19 18 (0.32%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 952 (16.91%) SQL Server
2 359 (6.38%) MySQL
3 273 (4.85%) Big Data
4 255 (4.53%) Relational Database
5 175 (3.11%) Hadoop
6 142 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
7 134 (2.38%) MongoDB
8 128 (2.27%) NoSQL
9 126 (2.24%) RDBMS
10 97 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
11 89 (1.58%) PostgreSQL
12 72 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
13 69 (1.23%) OLTP
14 66 (1.17%) Oracle Database
15 64 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
16 61 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 55 (0.98%) DB2
18 48 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 33 (0.59%) Data Mining
19 33 (0.59%) Redis
Development Applications
1 416 (7.39%) Subversion
2 406 (7.21%) Visual Studio
3 335 (5.95%) Git (software)
4 273 (4.85%) Eclipse
5 224 (3.98%) Jenkins
6 184 (3.27%) Selenium
7 163 (2.90%) Maven
8 161 (2.86%) Hudson
9 152 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
10 124 (2.20%) JIRA
11 119 (2.11%) JUnit
12 113 (2.01%) NUnit
13 85 (1.51%) Ant
14 74 (1.31%) JDeveloper
15 68 (1.21%) Xcode
16 56 (0.99%) Rational DOORS
17 48 (0.85%) Bugzilla
18 46 (0.82%) ClearCase
18 46 (0.82%) Cucumber
18 46 (0.82%) WebDriver
General
1 818 (14.53%) Finance
2 317 (5.63%) Games
3 313 (5.56%) Electronics
4 278 (4.94%) Telecoms
5 151 (2.68%) Banking
6 147 (2.61%) Manufacturing
7 126 (2.24%) Aerospace
8 118 (2.10%) Military
9 110 (1.95%) Retail
10 107 (1.90%) Automotive
11 73 (1.30%) Marketing
12 66 (1.17%) Publishing
13 53 (0.94%) Multimedia
14 50 (0.89%) French Language
15 36 (0.64%) Investment Banking
16 33 (0.59%) Advertising
17 25 (0.44%) Front Office
18 23 (0.41%) Financial Institution
19 21 (0.37%) Legal
19 21 (0.37%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1572 (27.92%) .NET
2 1226 (21.78%) HTML
3 762 (13.53%) CSS
4 758 (13.46%) ASP.NET
5 688 (12.22%) XML
6 563 (10.00%) Web Services
7 463 (8.22%) HTML5
8 400 (7.10%) Spring
9 394 (7.00%) jQuery
10 384 (6.82%) J2EE
11 348 (6.18%) WCF
12 306 (5.44%) .NET Framework
13 303 (5.38%) WPF
14 244 (4.33%) Ajax
15 237 (4.21%) SOAP
16 230 (4.09%) ASP.NET MVC
17 214 (3.80%) CSS3
18 208 (3.69%) REST
19 207 (3.68%) STL
20 203 (3.61%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1407 (24.99%) Computer Science
2 539 (9.57%) Mathematics
3 349 (6.20%) Analytical Skills
4 258 (4.58%) Open Source
5 228 (4.05%) Physics
6 198 (3.52%) Enterprise Software
7 186 (3.30%) Embedded Systems
8 178 (3.16%) User Experience
9 175 (3.11%) Mobile App
10 140 (2.49%) Device Driver
11 128 (2.27%) Firmware
12 111 (1.97%) 3D Graphics
13 108 (1.92%) Client/Server
14 60 (1.07%) N-Tier
15 57 (1.01%) Management Information System
15 57 (1.01%) Inversion of Control
16 54 (0.96%) Statistics
17 49 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 46 (0.82%) Hedge funds
19 44 (0.78%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1434 (25.47%) Linux
2 1005 (17.85%) Windows
3 625 (11.10%) UNIX
4 293 (5.20%) Android
5 180 (3.20%) Apple iOS
6 135 (2.40%) Embedded Linux
7 60 (1.07%) Mac OS X
8 47 (0.83%) Solaris
9 36 (0.64%) Windows CE
10 30 (0.53%) AIX
11 25 (0.44%) Windows Phone
12 24 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
13 21 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
13 21 (0.37%) VxWorks
14 19 (0.34%) Windows 7
15 16 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 16 (0.28%) Debian
16 15 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
17 14 (0.25%) Windows 8
18 11 (0.20%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4967 (88.22%) Software Engineering
2 1848 (32.82%) Agile Software Development
3 1137 (20.20%) OO
4 730 (12.97%) Scrum
5 722 (12.82%) TDD
6 607 (10.78%) MVC
7 516 (9.17%) Multithreading
8 385 (6.84%) Unit Testing
9 366 (6.50%) Continuous Integration
10 353 (6.27%) OOD
11 315 (5.60%) UML
12 307 (5.45%) OOP
13 235 (4.17%) E-Commerce
14 223 (3.96%) Web Development
15 221 (3.93%) SOA
16 220 (3.91%) Automated Testing
17 216 (3.84%) Software Testing
18 204 (3.62%) BDD
19 188 (3.34%) Mentoring
20 177 (3.14%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2401 (42.65%) C++
2 2264 (40.21%) C#
3 2063 (36.64%) Java
4 1465 (26.02%) SQL
5 1388 (24.65%) C
6 1182 (20.99%) JavaScript
7 731 (12.98%) Python
8 337 (5.99%) PHP
9 246 (4.37%) Perl
10 232 (4.12%) Embedded C
11 209 (3.71%) Ruby
12 178 (3.16%) VB.NET
13 159 (2.82%) Embedded C++
14 147 (2.61%) Scala
15 142 (2.52%) VB
16 139 (2.47%) Objective-C
17 127 (2.26%) Bash Shell
18 126 (2.24%) T-SQL
19 104 (1.85%) PL/SQL
20 91 (1.62%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 1824 (32.40%) Degree
2 269 (4.78%) Security Cleared
3 147 (2.61%) PhD
4 115 (2.04%) SC Cleared
5 95 (1.69%) ISEB
6 74 (1.31%) ISTQB
7 58 (1.03%) DV Cleared
8 27 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 27 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (0.23%) HND
10 12 (0.21%) CSSLP
10 12 (0.21%) CISSP
11 11 (0.20%) HNC
12 10 (0.18%) BC Cleared
13 7 (0.12%) MCP
13 7 (0.12%) MCSD
14 5 (0.089%) MCSE
14 5 (0.089%) CCA
15 4 (0.071%) MCSA
15 4 (0.071%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 347 (6.16%) QA
2 109 (1.94%) ISO 9001
3 30 (0.53%) TickIT
4 25 (0.44%) DO-178B
5 24 (0.43%) ISO 9000
6 21 (0.37%) JTAG
7 19 (0.34%) SLA
8 17 (0.30%) IEC 61508
9 11 (0.20%) WAI
10 10 (0.18%) GAMP
11 7 (0.12%) PCI DSS
12 6 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 6 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 12207
13 4 (0.071%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 4 (0.071%) Solvency II
14 2 (0.036%) Data Quality
14 2 (0.036%) HL7
14 2 (0.036%) DICOM
15 1 (0.018%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 32 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (0.41%) Hyper-V
3 17 (0.30%) KVM
4 13 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
5 12 (0.21%) Active Directory
6 11 (0.20%) OpenSIPS
7 8 (0.14%) QEMU
8 6 (0.11%) vSphere
9 5 (0.089%) VirtualBox
10 4 (0.071%) UAG
10 4 (0.071%) VMware ESX
10 4 (0.071%) NFS
11 3 (0.053%) Xen
11 3 (0.053%) HDFS
12 2 (0.036%) zsh
12 2 (0.036%) Varnish
12 2 (0.036%) XenServer
13 1 (0.018%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.018%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.018%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 61 (1.08%) Puppet
2 48 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (0.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 5 (0.089%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 5 (0.089%) Vagrant
6 4 (0.071%) NetBackup
6 4 (0.071%) SCCM
6 4 (0.071%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.053%) Nagios
7 3 (0.053%) ZABBIX
7 3 (0.053%) Kibana
8 2 (0.036%) OpenView
8 2 (0.036%) Unicenter
8 2 (0.036%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.036%) CA Wily
8 2 (0.036%) Capistrano
8 2 (0.036%) Hyperic
8 2 (0.036%) StatsD
8 2 (0.036%) Ansible
Vendors
1 711 (12.63%) Oracle
2 648 (11.51%) Microsoft
3 131 (2.33%) Google
4 123 (2.18%) JBoss
5 60 (1.07%) Facebook
6 48 (0.85%) Perforce
7 47 (0.83%) VMware
8 43 (0.76%) IBM
9 42 (0.75%) Sybase
10 37 (0.66%) Adobe
10 37 (0.66%) Zend
11 36 (0.64%) SAP
12 33 (0.59%) Twitter
13 29 (0.52%) Cisco
14 28 (0.50%) Red Hat
15 23 (0.41%) hybris
16 20 (0.36%) Sitecore
16 20 (0.36%) MKS
17 19 (0.34%) TOWER Software
17 19 (0.34%) Salesforce.com
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