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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 102 95 90
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 2779 3200 3090
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.79% 2.92% 3.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.95% 3.08% 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2329 2817 2633
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,150 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
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
94314 103747 96405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.61% 94.66%
Number of salaries quoted 78324 85889 81068
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -7 757 £42,500 - 139
London -20 686 £55,000 - 113
East of England +3 402 £41,000 +2.50% 86
South West -3 337 £40,000 +14.28% 53
Yorkshire +19 175 £40,000 - 17
East Midlands -7 146 £40,000 +6.66% 33
North West +8 138 £40,000 +11.11% 23
West Midlands -1 131 £39,000 +2.63% 32
North East +4 43 £30,000 -33.33% 12
Software Engineer
UK

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4807 (88.30%) Software Engineering
2 2169 (39.84%) C#
3 2156 (39.60%) C++
4 2043 (37.53%) Agile Software Development
5 1995 (36.65%) Java
6 1731 (31.80%) Degree
7 1586 (29.13%) .NET
8 1525 (28.01%) SQL
9 1400 (25.72%) Linux
10 1366 (25.09%) JavaScript
11 1302 (23.92%) C
12 1164 (21.38%) Computer Science
13 1102 (20.24%) OO
14 1085 (19.93%) HTML
15 1006 (18.48%) Windows
16 920 (16.90%) SQL Server
17 878 (16.13%) Python
18 792 (14.55%) TDD
19 785 (14.42%) ASP.NET
20 766 (14.07%) MVC
21 742 (13.63%) Scrum
22 738 (13.56%) CSS
23 705 (12.95%) XML
24 670 (12.31%) Microsoft
25 599 (11.00%) Web Services
26 587 (10.78%) jQuery
27 583 (10.71%) Finance
28 536 (9.85%) Oracle
29 521 (9.57%) UNIX
30 480 (8.82%) Mathematics

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 204 (3.75%) Node.js
2 183 (3.36%) Tomcat
3 172 (3.16%) Apache
4 164 (3.01%) WebSphere
5 130 (2.39%) JBoss
6 123 (2.26%) WebLogic
7 106 (1.95%) IIS
8 99 (1.82%) SharePoint
9 88 (1.62%) Elasticsearch
10 52 (0.96%) CMS
11 43 (0.79%) OpenStack
12 42 (0.77%) Apache Solr
12 42 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
13 32 (0.59%) GlassFish
14 26 (0.48%) Apache Spark
15 17 (0.31%) nginx
16 16 (0.29%) Apache ServiceMix
17 15 (0.28%) WordPress
18 14 (0.26%) Jetty
19 13 (0.24%) Drupal
Applications
1 297 (5.46%) MS Excel
2 52 (0.96%) Simulink
3 42 (0.77%) MS Office
4 33 (0.61%) TargetLink
5 11 (0.20%) Photoshop
5 11 (0.20%) InfoPath
6 5 (0.092%) Mingle
6 5 (0.092%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.055%) PTC Creo
7 3 (0.055%) Siemens NX
7 3 (0.055%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.055%) Mathematica
7 3 (0.055%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 3 (0.055%) SOLIDWORKS
7 3 (0.055%) Revit
7 3 (0.055%) Solid Edge
7 3 (0.055%) MicroStation
7 3 (0.055%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 23 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
2 22 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 22 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.092%) LabWindows
4 4 (0.073%) SAP MRS
4 4 (0.073%) SAP PM
4 4 (0.073%) IntelliMatch
5 2 (0.037%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.018%) Tridion
6 1 (0.018%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.018%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.018%) SAP GTS
6 1 (0.018%) HFM
6 1 (0.018%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 197 (3.62%) Amazon AWS
2 135 (2.48%) SaaS
3 107 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 56 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
5 38 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
6 27 (0.50%) GitHub
7 25 (0.46%) Google App Engine
8 23 (0.42%) PaaS
9 18 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
10 11 (0.20%) IaaS
11 10 (0.18%) Google Analytics
12 8 (0.15%) HP Helion
13 7 (0.13%) Amazon S3
14 4 (0.073%) Office 365
14 4 (0.073%) AWS CloudFormation
14 4 (0.073%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 3 (0.055%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 2 (0.037%) Amazon SQS
16 2 (0.037%) Heroku
16 2 (0.037%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 221 (4.06%) TCP/IP
2 178 (3.27%) Internet
3 151 (2.77%) HTTP
4 106 (1.95%) Ethernet
5 94 (1.73%) Wireless
6 36 (0.66%) Network Security
6 36 (0.66%) LDAP
7 31 (0.57%) Bluetooth
8 30 (0.55%) Firewall
9 29 (0.53%) Profibus
10 26 (0.48%) GSM
11 25 (0.46%) Modbus
12 23 (0.42%) ZigBee
13 21 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
14 20 (0.37%) GPRS
15 19 (0.35%) MPLS
16 18 (0.33%) Broadband
16 18 (0.33%) FTP
17 17 (0.31%) SDH
17 17 (0.31%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 920 (16.90%) SQL Server
2 476 (8.74%) MySQL
3 317 (5.82%) Relational Database
4 197 (3.62%) MongoDB
5 167 (3.07%) Big Data
6 155 (2.85%) RDBMS
7 137 (2.52%) NoSQL
8 100 (1.84%) PostgreSQL
9 99 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
10 92 (1.69%) Oracle Database
11 78 (1.43%) Hadoop
11 78 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 61 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 55 (1.01%) Redis
14 48 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
15 42 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
16 39 (0.72%) Apache Hive
17 32 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 30 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
19 28 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 397 (7.29%) Git (software)
2 328 (6.02%) Visual Studio
3 283 (5.20%) Subversion
4 279 (5.12%) Selenium
5 234 (4.30%) Jenkins
6 212 (3.89%) Maven
7 211 (3.88%) Eclipse
8 203 (3.73%) JUnit
9 193 (3.55%) JIRA
10 162 (2.98%) Team Foundation Server
11 143 (2.63%) NUnit
12 112 (2.06%) WebDriver
13 100 (1.84%) Ant
14 87 (1.60%) Cucumber
15 64 (1.18%) Bugzilla
16 63 (1.16%) Hudson
17 59 (1.08%) TeamCity
18 50 (0.92%) SoapUI
19 48 (0.88%) SpecFlow
20 46 (0.84%) JMeter
General
1 583 (10.71%) Finance
2 330 (6.06%) Electronics
3 269 (4.94%) Telecoms
4 257 (4.72%) Retail
5 133 (2.44%) Games
6 127 (2.33%) Automotive
7 124 (2.28%) Manufacturing
8 119 (2.19%) Banking
9 100 (1.84%) Marketing
10 89 (1.63%) Aerospace
11 66 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
12 64 (1.18%) Military
13 41 (0.75%) Advertising
14 36 (0.66%) Publishing
15 32 (0.59%) French Language
16 19 (0.35%) Law
17 16 (0.29%) Financial Institution
18 13 (0.24%) Billing
19 12 (0.22%) Multimedia
19 12 (0.22%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1586 (29.13%) .NET
2 1085 (19.93%) HTML
3 785 (14.42%) ASP.NET
4 738 (13.56%) CSS
5 705 (12.95%) XML
6 599 (11.00%) Web Services
7 587 (10.78%) jQuery
8 469 (8.61%) Spring
9 449 (8.25%) HTML5
10 407 (7.48%) J2EE
11 390 (7.16%) WPF
12 365 (6.70%) WCF
13 318 (5.84%) ASP.NET MVC
14 295 (5.42%) REST
15 290 (5.33%) JSON
16 277 (5.09%) Ajax
17 255 (4.68%) SOAP
18 236 (4.34%) Hibernate
19 230 (4.22%) AngularJS
20 212 (3.89%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1164 (21.38%) Computer Science
2 480 (8.82%) Mathematics
3 374 (6.87%) Algorithms
4 360 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
5 317 (5.82%) Open Source
6 203 (3.73%) Enterprise Software
7 202 (3.71%) Physics
8 179 (3.29%) Mobile App
9 170 (3.12%) Embedded Systems
10 159 (2.92%) Data Structures
11 154 (2.83%) User Experience
12 133 (2.44%) Visualisation
13 122 (2.24%) Device Driver
14 105 (1.93%) Client/Server
15 76 (1.40%) 3D Graphics
16 75 (1.38%) Social Media
17 51 (0.94%) GIS
18 42 (0.77%) N-Tier
19 41 (0.75%) Internet of Things
20 39 (0.72%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 1400 (25.72%) Linux
2 1006 (18.48%) Windows
3 521 (9.57%) UNIX
4 328 (6.02%) Android
5 247 (4.54%) Apple iOS
6 70 (1.29%) Embedded Linux
7 51 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 40 (0.73%) Solaris
9 35 (0.64%) VxWorks
10 31 (0.57%) Mac OS X
11 30 (0.55%) Windows 7
12 26 (0.48%) CentOS
13 25 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
14 23 (0.42%) Windows CE
14 23 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
15 18 (0.33%) Windows Phone
16 17 (0.31%) Ubuntu
17 15 (0.28%) AIX
17 15 (0.28%) Windows XP
18 13 (0.24%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4807 (88.30%) Software Engineering
2 2043 (37.53%) Agile Software Development
3 1102 (20.24%) OO
4 792 (14.55%) TDD
5 766 (14.07%) MVC
6 742 (13.63%) Scrum
7 452 (8.30%) OOD
8 426 (7.83%) Multithreading
9 406 (7.46%) Unit Testing
10 395 (7.26%) UML
11 390 (7.16%) Continuous Integration
12 356 (6.54%) OOP
13 265 (4.87%) Web Development
14 259 (4.76%) E-Commerce
15 247 (4.54%) Mentoring
16 243 (4.46%) Test Automation
17 237 (4.35%) Automated Testing
18 222 (4.08%) BDD
19 202 (3.71%) Analytics
20 188 (3.45%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2169 (39.84%) C#
2 2156 (39.60%) C++
3 1995 (36.65%) Java
4 1525 (28.01%) SQL
5 1366 (25.09%) JavaScript
6 1302 (23.92%) C
7 878 (16.13%) Python
8 390 (7.16%) PHP
9 320 (5.88%) Embedded C
10 285 (5.24%) Ruby
11 247 (4.54%) Embedded C++
12 239 (4.39%) Perl
13 167 (3.07%) VB.NET
14 139 (2.55%) PL/SQL
14 139 (2.55%) Objective-C
15 138 (2.53%) MATLAB
16 137 (2.52%) T-SQL
17 135 (2.48%) VB
18 129 (2.37%) Scala
19 101 (1.86%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 1731 (31.80%) Degree
2 257 (4.72%) Security Cleared
3 158 (2.90%) PhD
4 132 (2.42%) SC Cleared
5 96 (1.76%) DV Cleared
6 68 (1.25%) ISEB
7 67 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 48 (0.88%) ISTQB
9 23 (0.42%) MCP
10 19 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 19 (0.35%) HND
11 11 (0.20%) OCPJP
11 11 (0.20%) OCMJD
12 9 (0.17%) HNC
13 8 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
14 7 (0.13%) PMI Certification
14 7 (0.13%) Chartered Engineer
15 6 (0.11%) MCTS
16 5 (0.092%) MCSD
16 5 (0.092%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 381 (7.00%) QA
2 55 (1.01%) ISO 9001
3 32 (0.59%) JTAG
4 25 (0.46%) DO-178B
5 14 (0.26%) PCI DSS
6 11 (0.20%) IEC 61508
7 10 (0.18%) SLA
8 9 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (0.13%) TickIT
10 6 (0.11%) ISO 9000
11 4 (0.073%) GAMP
12 2 (0.037%) WCAG
12 2 (0.037%) WAI
12 2 (0.037%) EMIR
12 2 (0.037%) Dodd-Frank
13 1 (0.018%) ARP4754
System Software
1 199 (3.66%) Firmware
2 104 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (1.19%) Hyper-V
4 43 (0.79%) Active Directory
5 37 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
6 34 (0.62%) Docker
7 22 (0.40%) KVM
8 14 (0.26%) Xen
9 12 (0.22%) Varnish
10 11 (0.20%) vSphere
11 10 (0.18%) NFS
12 9 (0.17%) LXC
12 9 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 7 (0.13%) QEMU
13 7 (0.13%) VMware ESX
14 6 (0.11%) XenServer
14 6 (0.11%) VirtualBox
15 5 (0.092%) iptables
16 4 (0.073%) VMware ESXi
17 3 (0.055%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 62 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
2 58 (1.07%) Puppet
3 23 (0.42%) Nagios
4 21 (0.39%) Ansible
5 15 (0.28%) Vagrant
6 13 (0.24%) OpenNMS
6 13 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
7 9 (0.17%) Kubernetes
8 7 (0.13%) MOM
9 6 (0.11%) OpenAM
10 5 (0.092%) StatsD
10 5 (0.092%) OPNET
11 3 (0.055%) Mesos
12 2 (0.037%) Zenoss
12 2 (0.037%) Control-M
12 2 (0.037%) yum
12 2 (0.037%) HAProxy
12 2 (0.037%) Graphite
12 2 (0.037%) Kibana
13 1 (0.018%) Salt
Vendors
1 670 (12.31%) Microsoft
2 536 (9.85%) Oracle
3 127 (2.33%) VMware
4 110 (2.02%) Google
5 63 (1.16%) IBM
6 55 (1.01%) Red Hat
7 46 (0.84%) SAP
8 37 (0.68%) Apple
9 31 (0.57%) Sybase
10 28 (0.51%) QNX
10 28 (0.51%) Perforce
11 27 (0.50%) Zend
12 25 (0.46%) Rackspace
13 24 (0.44%) Pega
13 24 (0.44%) Xamarin
14 23 (0.42%) hybris
14 23 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
15 22 (0.40%) Cisco
16 21 (0.39%) TIBCO
17 20 (0.37%) Informatica
Surrey
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Attractive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Surrey
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Attractive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Mortimer Spinks a trading division of Harvey Nash Plc
Salary: Competative
Posted: 11 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
ITR Partners Limited
Posted: 11 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Spring Technology
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £38000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum GBP 30 - 40K Negotiable on experienc
Posted: 2 days ago
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: + pension, healthcare, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago