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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 100 103 95
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 2949 2986 2952
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.86% 2.71% 2.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.02% 2.86% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2467 2623 2554
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
97564 104302 96112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.53% 94.51% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 81515 86339 80864
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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 -3 806 £42,500 - 129
London -15 663 £55,000 +4.76% 107
East of England +2 423 £40,000 - 85
South West +4 365 £40,000 +14.28% 64
Yorkshire +50 240 £40,000 - 37
West Midlands +25 175 £39,000 +4.00% 36
East Midlands -12 155 £40,000 +6.66% 18
North West +10 138 £40,000 +8.10% 24
North East +3 35 £30,000 -33.33% 7
Software Engineer
UK

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 5024 (89.01%) Software Engineering
2 2251 (39.88%) C++
3 2245 (39.78%) C#
4 2186 (38.73%) Agile Software Development
5 2169 (38.43%) Java
6 1798 (31.86%) Degree
7 1650 (29.23%) .NET
8 1599 (28.33%) SQL
9 1417 (25.11%) JavaScript
10 1410 (24.98%) Linux
11 1335 (23.65%) C
12 1240 (21.97%) Computer Science
13 1168 (20.69%) HTML
14 1084 (19.21%) OO
15 1018 (18.04%) Windows
16 958 (16.97%) SQL Server
17 942 (16.69%) Python
18 902 (15.98%) TDD
19 861 (15.26%) ASP.NET
20 825 (14.62%) MVC
21 805 (14.26%) Scrum
22 769 (13.63%) CSS
23 695 (12.31%) Web Services
24 673 (11.92%) XML
25 667 (11.82%) Microsoft
26 647 (11.46%) Finance
27 646 (11.45%) jQuery
28 584 (10.35%) Oracle
29 576 (10.21%) SDLC
30 527 (9.34%) UNIX

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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
1 219 (3.88%) Node.js
2 172 (3.05%) Tomcat
3 170 (3.01%) Apache
4 147 (2.60%) WebSphere
5 124 (2.20%) JBoss
6 123 (2.18%) WebLogic
7 112 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
8 103 (1.82%) IIS
9 95 (1.68%) SharePoint
10 62 (1.10%) OpenStack
11 47 (0.83%) CMS
12 46 (0.82%) Apache Solr
13 34 (0.60%) Apache Spark
14 32 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
15 25 (0.44%) nginx
15 25 (0.44%) Apache Pig
16 24 (0.43%) GlassFish
17 20 (0.35%) Jetty
17 20 (0.35%) Apache ServiceMix
18 15 (0.27%) Mule
Applications
1 292 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 54 (0.96%) Simulink
3 40 (0.71%) MS Office
4 38 (0.67%) TargetLink
5 14 (0.25%) InfoPath
6 11 (0.19%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
7 6 (0.11%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 6 (0.11%) Revit
7 6 (0.11%) MicroStation
7 6 (0.11%) Solid Edge
7 6 (0.11%) Siemens NX
7 6 (0.11%) PTC Creo
7 6 (0.11%) AutoCAD
8 5 (0.089%) Mingle
9 4 (0.071%) MS Visio
10 3 (0.053%) Doxygen
11 2 (0.035%) MS PowerPoint
11 2 (0.035%) Mathematica
11 2 (0.035%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 28 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 23 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
3 18 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.071%) VisionPLUS
5 2 (0.035%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.035%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.018%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.018%) assyst
6 1 (0.018%) Tridion
6 1 (0.018%) LabWindows
6 1 (0.018%) HFM
6 1 (0.018%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.018%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.018%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.018%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 241 (4.27%) Amazon AWS
2 170 (3.01%) SaaS
3 143 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 65 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
5 60 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
6 45 (0.80%) Google App Engine
7 44 (0.78%) PaaS
8 35 (0.62%) GitHub
9 33 (0.58%) IaaS
10 20 (0.35%) HP Helion
11 17 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (0.11%) Google Analytics
13 5 (0.089%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (0.089%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 5 (0.089%) Amazon S3
14 4 (0.071%) Heroku
14 4 (0.071%) Office 365
14 4 (0.071%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 2 (0.035%) iPaaS
15 2 (0.035%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 233 (4.13%) TCP/IP
2 185 (3.28%) Internet
3 152 (2.69%) HTTP
4 106 (1.88%) Ethernet
5 77 (1.36%) Wireless
6 39 (0.69%) Network Security
7 35 (0.62%) Bluetooth
8 32 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
8 32 (0.57%) Profibus
9 29 (0.51%) GSM
10 27 (0.48%) LDAP
10 27 (0.48%) ATM
11 25 (0.44%) Firewall
12 21 (0.37%) GPRS
12 21 (0.37%) Modbus
13 18 (0.32%) VoIP
13 18 (0.32%) FTP
14 17 (0.30%) DNS
14 17 (0.30%) SSL
14 17 (0.30%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 958 (16.97%) SQL Server
2 509 (9.02%) MySQL
3 329 (5.83%) Relational Database
4 247 (4.38%) MongoDB
5 174 (3.08%) Big Data
6 166 (2.94%) RDBMS
7 156 (2.76%) NoSQL
8 103 (1.82%) Hadoop
9 99 (1.75%) Oracle Database
10 93 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
11 89 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 84 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
13 74 (1.31%) Apache Hive
14 66 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 56 (0.99%) Redis
16 41 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
17 37 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
18 36 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 36 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
19 33 (0.58%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 454 (8.04%) Git (software)
2 365 (6.47%) Visual Studio
3 300 (5.32%) Subversion
4 272 (4.82%) Jenkins
5 271 (4.80%) Selenium
6 241 (4.27%) Maven
7 229 (4.06%) JUnit
8 210 (3.72%) JIRA
9 208 (3.69%) Eclipse
10 183 (3.24%) Team Foundation Server
11 159 (2.82%) NUnit
12 139 (2.46%) Ant
13 119 (2.11%) WebDriver
14 95 (1.68%) Hudson
15 84 (1.49%) TeamCity
16 79 (1.40%) Cucumber
17 61 (1.08%) MSTest
18 52 (0.92%) Bugzilla
19 48 (0.85%) Gradle
20 47 (0.83%) SpecFlow
General
1 647 (11.46%) Finance
2 307 (5.44%) Electronics
3 293 (5.19%) Telecoms
4 278 (4.93%) Retail
5 164 (2.91%) Manufacturing
6 161 (2.85%) Games
7 138 (2.45%) Automotive
8 130 (2.30%) Banking
9 94 (1.67%) Marketing
10 87 (1.54%) Aerospace
11 81 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
12 66 (1.17%) Military
13 40 (0.71%) Publishing
14 29 (0.51%) Advertising
15 26 (0.46%) French Language
16 24 (0.43%) Back Office
17 19 (0.34%) Investment Banking
18 18 (0.32%) Financial Institution
19 16 (0.28%) Front Office
20 15 (0.27%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1650 (29.23%) .NET
2 1168 (20.69%) HTML
3 861 (15.26%) ASP.NET
4 769 (13.63%) CSS
5 695 (12.31%) Web Services
6 673 (11.92%) XML
7 646 (11.45%) jQuery
8 486 (8.61%) Spring
9 445 (7.88%) HTML5
10 401 (7.10%) WCF
11 396 (7.02%) WPF
12 385 (6.82%) J2EE
13 380 (6.73%) ASP.NET MVC
14 339 (6.01%) REST
15 291 (5.16%) JSON
16 256 (4.54%) Hibernate
17 255 (4.52%) AngularJS
18 249 (4.41%) Ajax
19 245 (4.34%) SOAP
20 242 (4.29%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1240 (21.97%) Computer Science
2 512 (9.07%) Mathematics
3 401 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
4 390 (6.91%) Algorithms
5 245 (4.34%) Physics
6 213 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
7 184 (3.26%) Mobile App
8 170 (3.01%) Data Structures
9 168 (2.98%) Visualisation
10 157 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
11 149 (2.64%) User Experience
12 116 (2.06%) Device Driver
13 106 (1.88%) Client/Server
14 84 (1.49%) 3D Graphics
15 71 (1.26%) Social Media
16 62 (1.10%) Inversion of Control
17 52 (0.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
18 49 (0.87%) GIS
19 48 (0.85%) N-Tier
19 48 (0.85%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1410 (24.98%) Linux
2 1018 (18.04%) Windows
3 527 (9.34%) UNIX
4 342 (6.06%) Android
5 247 (4.38%) Apple iOS
6 78 (1.38%) Embedded Linux
7 45 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 34 (0.60%) Solaris
9 31 (0.55%) Windows Mobile
10 30 (0.53%) Windows 7
11 29 (0.51%) Mac OS X
12 28 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
13 27 (0.48%) Windows CE
14 26 (0.46%) VxWorks
15 23 (0.41%) Ubuntu
16 20 (0.35%) Windows 8
16 20 (0.35%) Windows Phone
16 20 (0.35%) Windows XP
17 19 (0.34%) CentOS
18 18 (0.32%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5024 (89.01%) Software Engineering
2 2186 (38.73%) Agile Software Development
3 1084 (19.21%) OO
4 902 (15.98%) TDD
5 825 (14.62%) MVC
6 805 (14.26%) Scrum
7 576 (10.21%) SDLC
8 521 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
9 427 (7.57%) Multithreading
10 421 (7.46%) OOD
11 402 (7.12%) Unit Testing
12 363 (6.43%) UML
13 347 (6.15%) OOP
14 336 (5.95%) Open Source
15 332 (5.88%) Mentoring
16 298 (5.28%) BDD
17 274 (4.85%) E-Commerce
18 264 (4.68%) Web Development
19 239 (4.23%) Test Automation
20 188 (3.33%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 2251 (39.88%) C++
2 2245 (39.78%) C#
3 2169 (38.43%) Java
4 1599 (28.33%) SQL
5 1417 (25.11%) JavaScript
6 1335 (23.65%) C
7 942 (16.69%) Python
8 403 (7.14%) PHP
9 312 (5.53%) Embedded C
10 299 (5.30%) Ruby
11 270 (4.78%) Perl
12 247 (4.38%) Embedded C++
13 182 (3.22%) Scala
14 170 (3.01%) VB.NET
15 169 (2.99%) T-SQL
16 144 (2.55%) Objective-C
17 139 (2.46%) MATLAB
18 132 (2.34%) PL/SQL
19 130 (2.30%) VB
20 98 (1.74%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 1798 (31.86%) Degree
2 240 (4.25%) Security Cleared
3 170 (3.01%) PhD
4 127 (2.25%) SC Cleared
5 92 (1.63%) DV Cleared
6 71 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 58 (1.03%) ISEB
8 31 (0.55%) MCP
9 30 (0.53%) ISTQB
10 17 (0.30%) HND
11 11 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 9 (0.16%) Chartered Engineer
13 7 (0.12%) HNC
13 7 (0.12%) PMI Certification
14 6 (0.11%) MCTS
15 5 (0.089%) MCPD
15 5 (0.089%) Oracle Certification
15 5 (0.089%) MCSD
16 4 (0.071%) Cisco Certification
16 4 (0.071%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 356 (6.31%) QA
2 44 (0.78%) ISO 9001
3 21 (0.37%) DO-178B
4 19 (0.34%) JTAG
5 13 (0.23%) GAMP
6 12 (0.21%) TickIT
7 11 (0.19%) PCI DSS
8 9 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (0.12%) IEC 61508
9 7 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
10 5 (0.089%) EMIR
10 5 (0.089%) ISO 9000
11 4 (0.071%) SLA
12 2 (0.035%) WCAG
12 2 (0.035%) WAI
13 1 (0.018%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 1 (0.018%) GMP
13 1 (0.018%) ARP4754
System Software
1 207 (3.67%) Firmware
2 133 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (1.24%) Docker
4 42 (0.74%) Hyper-V
4 42 (0.74%) Active Directory
5 39 (0.69%) KVM
6 35 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
7 34 (0.60%) Xen
8 30 (0.53%) LXC
9 17 (0.30%) Varnish
10 10 (0.18%) VMware ESX
11 9 (0.16%) vSphere
11 9 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 7 (0.12%) QEMU
13 6 (0.11%) VirtualBox
13 6 (0.11%) XenServer
14 5 (0.089%) vCloud
14 5 (0.089%) NFS
15 4 (0.071%) VMware ESXi
15 4 (0.071%) iptables
Systems Management
1 83 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
2 73 (1.29%) Puppet
3 34 (0.60%) Ansible
4 28 (0.50%) Nagios
5 17 (0.30%) Vagrant
6 14 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
7 13 (0.23%) Graphite
8 12 (0.21%) OpenNMS
9 10 (0.18%) logstash
9 10 (0.18%) WMI
10 9 (0.16%) StatsD
10 9 (0.16%) Kubernetes
11 8 (0.14%) OPNET
12 6 (0.11%) Salt
12 6 (0.11%) Kibana
13 5 (0.089%) collectd
13 5 (0.089%) MOM
13 5 (0.089%) ZABBIX
13 5 (0.089%) Cacti
13 5 (0.089%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 667 (11.82%) Microsoft
2 584 (10.35%) Oracle
3 155 (2.75%) VMware
4 129 (2.29%) Google
5 53 (0.94%) IBM
6 47 (0.83%) SAP
7 46 (0.82%) Red Hat
8 39 (0.69%) Rackspace
9 38 (0.67%) QNX
10 36 (0.64%) Sybase
10 36 (0.64%) Xamarin
11 31 (0.55%) HP
12 29 (0.51%) TIBCO
13 26 (0.46%) Pega
14 25 (0.44%) Apple
14 25 (0.44%) Perforce
15 24 (0.43%) Zend
16 22 (0.39%) hybris
17 20 (0.35%) BEA
18 18 (0.32%) Salesforce.com
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Millingham Consulting
Salary: Dependant on experience
Posted: 16 hours ago
West London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £60000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Berkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Gloucestershire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: £28,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £32,000
Posted: 20 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 20 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £26,000 to £30,000
Posted: 20 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
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Oxford, Oxfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 20 hours ago