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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 121 98 89
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 2524 2707 3322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.37% 2.73% 3.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.50% 2.90% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2140 2384 2933
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 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
100772 93375 103116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.47% 94.32% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 82602 78321 88425
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% 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 2 October 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 2 October 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 -14 634 £42,500 - 101
London -32 539 £50,000 -4.76% 87
East of England -2 427 £41,500 +3.75% 89
South West -10 328 £33,875 -3.21% 66
East Midlands +31 163 £38,000 +1.33% 16
Yorkshire -30 158 £40,000 +6.66% 22
West Midlands -22 136 £35,000 - 16
North West -58 107 £37,500 +7.14% 27
North East -13 31 £30,000 -16.66% 10
Midlands +14 1 £35,000 -26.31%
Software Engineer
UK

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 4861 (88.22%) Software Engineering
2 2296 (41.67%) C++
3 2172 (39.42%) C#
4 2021 (36.68%) Java
5 1821 (33.05%) Agile Software Development
6 1766 (32.05%) Degree
7 1526 (27.70%) .NET
8 1460 (26.50%) SQL
9 1398 (25.37%) Linux
10 1338 (24.28%) Computer Science
11 1323 (24.01%) C
12 1234 (22.40%) HTML
13 1175 (21.32%) JavaScript
14 1106 (20.07%) OO
15 970 (17.60%) Windows
16 933 (16.93%) SQL Server
17 809 (14.68%) Finance
18 766 (13.90%) CSS
19 737 (13.38%) ASP.NET
20 717 (13.01%) TDD
21 715 (12.98%) Oracle
22 714 (12.96%) Python
23 706 (12.81%) Scrum
24 691 (12.54%) XML
25 625 (11.34%) Microsoft
26 618 (11.22%) UNIX
27 597 (10.83%) MVC
28 579 (10.51%) Web Services
29 514 (9.33%) Mathematics
30 507 (9.20%) Multithreading

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (2.92%) Apache
2 150 (2.72%) Tomcat
3 132 (2.40%) WebSphere
4 92 (1.67%) WebLogic
5 89 (1.62%) Node.js
6 84 (1.52%) IIS
7 65 (1.18%) SharePoint
7 65 (1.18%) Apache Solr
8 63 (1.14%) CMS
9 49 (0.89%) Oracle Service Bus
10 47 (0.85%) GlassFish
11 46 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
12 34 (0.62%) WordPress
13 28 (0.51%) OpenStack
14 21 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 21 (0.38%) Apache ServiceMix
15 19 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
16 18 (0.33%) Apache Pig
17 16 (0.29%) Jetty
18 15 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 279 (5.06%) MS Excel
2 58 (1.05%) MS Office
3 35 (0.64%) Simulink
4 21 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (0.29%) TargetLink
6 14 (0.25%) Photoshop
7 13 (0.24%) Stateflow
8 11 (0.20%) Maya
8 11 (0.20%) 3ds Max
9 7 (0.13%) Blender
10 5 (0.091%) MS Visio
11 4 (0.073%) CINEMA 4D
12 3 (0.054%) MS Project
13 2 (0.036%) Spreadsheet
13 2 (0.036%) PowerPivot
14 1 (0.018%) InfoPath
14 1 (0.018%) Zemax
14 1 (0.018%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 31 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
3 8 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
4 5 (0.091%) Tridion
4 5 (0.091%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.073%) Magento
5 4 (0.073%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.054%) LabWindows
7 1 (0.018%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.018%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 104 (1.89%) SaaS
2 77 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 72 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
4 57 (1.03%) GitHub
5 53 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
6 21 (0.38%) PaaS
7 17 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (0.20%) Basecamp
9 10 (0.18%) Force.com
10 6 (0.11%) IaaS
11 5 (0.091%) Google Apps
12 4 (0.073%) Office 365
13 3 (0.054%) Google App Engine
13 3 (0.054%) Heroku
14 1 (0.018%) Amazon SQS
14 1 (0.018%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 242 (4.39%) TCP/IP
2 167 (3.03%) Internet
3 137 (2.49%) HTTP
4 115 (2.09%) Wireless
5 93 (1.69%) SSL
6 68 (1.23%) GSM
7 65 (1.18%) Ethernet
8 44 (0.80%) LTE
9 41 (0.74%) RTP
10 32 (0.58%) VoIP
10 32 (0.58%) Asterisk PBX
11 31 (0.56%) UMTS
12 30 (0.54%) GPRS
13 28 (0.51%) SMS
14 25 (0.45%) FTP
15 24 (0.44%) Bluetooth
16 22 (0.40%) Firewall
17 20 (0.36%) Broadband
18 19 (0.34%) DNS
18 19 (0.34%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 933 (16.93%) SQL Server
2 352 (6.39%) MySQL
3 268 (4.86%) Big Data
4 262 (4.75%) Relational Database
5 163 (2.96%) Hadoop
6 132 (2.40%) MongoDB
7 131 (2.38%) RDBMS
8 130 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
9 129 (2.34%) NoSQL
10 92 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
11 90 (1.63%) Apache Cassandra
12 75 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
13 70 (1.27%) Oracle Database
14 64 (1.16%) OLTP
15 60 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 54 (0.98%) DB2
17 52 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
18 45 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 36 (0.65%) Redis
20 35 (0.64%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 404 (7.33%) Subversion
2 395 (7.17%) Visual Studio
3 332 (6.03%) Git (software)
4 265 (4.81%) Eclipse
5 221 (4.01%) Jenkins
6 190 (3.45%) Selenium
7 165 (2.99%) Maven
8 156 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
9 149 (2.70%) Hudson
10 120 (2.18%) JUnit
11 118 (2.14%) JIRA
12 114 (2.07%) NUnit
13 83 (1.51%) Ant
14 64 (1.16%) JDeveloper
15 59 (1.07%) Xcode
16 52 (0.94%) WebDriver
17 50 (0.91%) Rational DOORS
18 48 (0.87%) Bugzilla
19 46 (0.83%) Cucumber
20 44 (0.80%) ClearCase
General
1 809 (14.68%) Finance
2 314 (5.70%) Electronics
3 305 (5.54%) Games
4 268 (4.86%) Telecoms
5 153 (2.78%) Banking
6 145 (2.63%) Manufacturing
7 125 (2.27%) Aerospace
8 103 (1.87%) Military
9 102 (1.85%) Automotive
10 101 (1.83%) Retail
11 76 (1.38%) Marketing
12 61 (1.11%) Publishing
13 50 (0.91%) Multimedia
14 49 (0.89%) French Language
15 36 (0.65%) Investment Banking
16 31 (0.56%) Advertising
17 27 (0.49%) Front Office
18 23 (0.42%) Financial Institution
19 20 (0.36%) Legal
20 18 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1526 (27.70%) .NET
2 1234 (22.40%) HTML
3 766 (13.90%) CSS
4 737 (13.38%) ASP.NET
5 691 (12.54%) XML
6 579 (10.51%) Web Services
7 451 (8.19%) HTML5
8 411 (7.46%) Spring
9 392 (7.11%) J2EE
10 388 (7.04%) jQuery
11 329 (5.97%) WCF
12 291 (5.28%) WPF
12 291 (5.28%) .NET Framework
13 243 (4.41%) Ajax
14 238 (4.32%) SOAP
15 224 (4.07%) ASP.NET MVC
16 214 (3.88%) CSS3
17 206 (3.74%) REST
18 205 (3.72%) Hibernate
19 200 (3.63%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 1338 (24.28%) Computer Science
2 514 (9.33%) Mathematics
3 423 (7.68%) Algorithms
4 351 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
5 267 (4.85%) Open Source
6 225 (4.08%) Physics
7 198 (3.59%) Enterprise Software
8 185 (3.36%) Embedded Systems
9 179 (3.25%) User Experience
10 161 (2.92%) Mobile App
11 133 (2.41%) Data Structures
12 125 (2.27%) Device Driver
13 107 (1.94%) 3D Graphics
14 104 (1.89%) Client/Server
15 57 (1.03%) N-Tier
16 56 (1.02%) Inversion of Control
17 55 (1.00%) Management Information System
18 52 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 50 (0.91%) Statistics
20 42 (0.76%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1398 (25.37%) Linux
2 970 (17.60%) Windows
3 618 (11.22%) UNIX
4 289 (5.25%) Android
5 175 (3.18%) Apple iOS
6 124 (2.25%) Embedded Linux
7 51 (0.93%) Mac OS X
8 47 (0.85%) Solaris
9 38 (0.69%) Windows CE
10 28 (0.51%) AIX
11 27 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
12 23 (0.42%) Windows Phone
13 21 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
14 19 (0.34%) Windows 7
15 16 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 16 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
16 15 (0.27%) Debian
17 14 (0.25%) VxWorks
17 14 (0.25%) Windows 8
18 9 (0.16%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4861 (88.22%) Software Engineering
2 1821 (33.05%) Agile Software Development
3 1106 (20.07%) OO
4 717 (13.01%) TDD
5 706 (12.81%) Scrum
6 597 (10.83%) MVC
7 507 (9.20%) Multithreading
8 394 (7.15%) Unit Testing
9 354 (6.42%) Continuous Integration
10 349 (6.33%) OOD
11 317 (5.75%) UML
12 306 (5.55%) OOP
13 245 (4.45%) E-Commerce
14 220 (3.99%) Web Development
15 218 (3.96%) Automated Testing
16 206 (3.74%) SOA
17 205 (3.72%) BDD
18 203 (3.68%) Software Testing
19 186 (3.38%) Mentoring
20 166 (3.01%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2296 (41.67%) C++
2 2172 (39.42%) C#
3 2021 (36.68%) Java
4 1460 (26.50%) SQL
5 1323 (24.01%) C
6 1175 (21.32%) JavaScript
7 714 (12.96%) Python
8 339 (6.15%) PHP
9 242 (4.39%) Perl
10 220 (3.99%) Embedded C
11 189 (3.43%) Ruby
12 179 (3.25%) VB.NET
13 145 (2.63%) Embedded C++
14 144 (2.61%) VB
15 142 (2.58%) Scala
16 130 (2.36%) Objective-C
16 130 (2.36%) T-SQL
17 127 (2.30%) Bash Shell
18 104 (1.89%) PL/SQL
19 86 (1.56%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 1766 (32.05%) Degree
2 268 (4.86%) Security Cleared
3 139 (2.52%) PhD
4 115 (2.09%) SC Cleared
5 89 (1.62%) ISEB
6 69 (1.25%) ISTQB
7 61 (1.11%) DV Cleared
8 28 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 27 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (0.25%) HND
11 11 (0.20%) CISSP
11 11 (0.20%) HNC
11 11 (0.20%) CSSLP
12 10 (0.18%) BC Cleared
13 7 (0.13%) MCP
13 7 (0.13%) MCSD
14 5 (0.091%) MCSE
14 5 (0.091%) CCA
15 4 (0.073%) MCSA
15 4 (0.073%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 342 (6.21%) QA
2 112 (2.03%) ISO 9001
3 27 (0.49%) TickIT
4 23 (0.42%) ISO 9000
5 22 (0.40%) DO-178B
6 20 (0.36%) JTAG
7 19 (0.34%) SLA
8 14 (0.25%) IEC 61508
9 11 (0.20%) GAMP
9 11 (0.20%) WAI
10 8 (0.15%) PCI DSS
11 7 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 7 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 12207
12 4 (0.073%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 4 (0.073%) Solvency II
13 3 (0.054%) ISO 8583
14 2 (0.036%) Data Quality
15 1 (0.018%) HL7
15 1 (0.018%) DICOM
System Software
1 120 (2.18%) Firmware
2 37 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (0.45%) Hyper-V
4 19 (0.34%) KVM
5 15 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
5 15 (0.27%) Active Directory
6 11 (0.20%) OpenSIPS
7 10 (0.18%) QEMU
8 8 (0.15%) Xen
9 7 (0.13%) XenServer
10 6 (0.11%) vSphere
11 4 (0.073%) UAG
11 4 (0.073%) VMware ESX
11 4 (0.073%) VirtualBox
12 3 (0.054%) HDFS
12 3 (0.054%) NFS
12 3 (0.054%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.036%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.036%) zsh
14 1 (0.018%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 58 (1.05%) Puppet
2 46 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (0.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 5 (0.091%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 4 (0.073%) SCCM
6 4 (0.073%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (0.073%) Vagrant
6 4 (0.073%) StatsD
6 4 (0.073%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.054%) Kibana
7 3 (0.054%) Nagios
7 3 (0.054%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.036%) OpenView
8 2 (0.036%) Unicenter
8 2 (0.036%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.036%) Oozie
8 2 (0.036%) Hyperic
8 2 (0.036%) CA Wily
8 2 (0.036%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 715 (12.98%) Oracle
2 625 (11.34%) Microsoft
3 123 (2.23%) JBoss
4 120 (2.18%) Google
5 54 (0.98%) Facebook
6 53 (0.96%) VMware
7 45 (0.82%) Sybase
8 44 (0.80%) IBM
9 42 (0.76%) Perforce
10 37 (0.67%) Zend
11 36 (0.65%) Adobe
12 35 (0.64%) SAP
13 33 (0.60%) Twitter
14 30 (0.54%) Cisco
15 27 (0.49%) Red Hat
16 25 (0.45%) Citrix
17 21 (0.38%) TOWER Software
17 21 (0.38%) Sitecore
18 20 (0.36%) MKS
18 20 (0.36%) HP
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