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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 98 117 99
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 2939 2745 2845
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.87% 2.51% 2.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.05% 2.66% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2427 2381 2456
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £28,000
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
96460 103322 95939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.48% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80662 85110 80222
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 £26,500 £26,375
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 31 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 31 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 +17 811 £42,500 - 113
London +9 663 £55,000 +4.76% 104
East of England +3 404 £40,000 - 84
South West +11 386 £39,500 +12.85% 83
Yorkshire +52 264 £40,000 - 37
West Midlands +32 183 £40,000 +7.74% 26
North West -3 128 £37,500 - 31
East Midlands -33 123 £40,000 +6.66% 29
North East -4 26 £29,500 - 4
Software Engineer
UK

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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 5101 (89.51%) Software Engineering
2 2272 (39.87%) C++
3 2258 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
4 2230 (39.13%) C#
5 2219 (38.94%) Java
6 1787 (31.36%) Degree
7 1649 (28.93%) SQL
8 1643 (28.83%) .NET
9 1417 (24.86%) Linux
10 1407 (24.69%) JavaScript
11 1332 (23.37%) C
12 1246 (21.86%) Computer Science
13 1182 (20.74%) HTML
14 1066 (18.71%) OO
15 1016 (17.83%) Windows
16 953 (16.72%) SQL Server
17 952 (16.70%) Python
18 942 (16.53%) TDD
19 859 (15.07%) ASP.NET
20 829 (14.55%) Scrum
21 814 (14.28%) MVC
22 757 (13.28%) CSS
23 711 (12.48%) Web Services
24 660 (11.58%) jQuery
25 653 (11.46%) XML
26 652 (11.44%) Microsoft
27 637 (11.18%) Finance
28 618 (10.84%) SDLC
29 616 (10.81%) Oracle
30 565 (9.91%) Continuous Integration

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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
1 206 (3.61%) Node.js
2 177 (3.11%) Apache
3 161 (2.83%) Tomcat
4 127 (2.23%) WebSphere
5 123 (2.16%) Elasticsearch
6 120 (2.11%) WebLogic
7 113 (1.98%) JBoss
8 90 (1.58%) IIS
9 84 (1.47%) SharePoint
10 61 (1.07%) OpenStack
11 49 (0.86%) Apache Solr
12 46 (0.81%) Apache Spark
13 41 (0.72%) CMS
14 30 (0.53%) nginx
15 28 (0.49%) Apache Pig
16 27 (0.47%) GlassFish
16 27 (0.47%) Jetty
17 23 (0.40%) Apache ServiceMix
18 22 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
19 18 (0.32%) Mule
Applications
1 266 (4.67%) MS Excel
2 50 (0.88%) Simulink
3 36 (0.63%) TargetLink
4 35 (0.61%) MS Office
5 14 (0.25%) InfoPath
6 8 (0.14%) Photoshop
6 8 (0.14%) AutoCAD
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
8 4 (0.070%) Mingle
8 4 (0.070%) Doxygen
9 2 (0.035%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (0.035%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.035%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 33 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 15 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.070%) VisionPLUS
5 3 (0.053%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.035%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.018%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.018%) LabWindows
7 1 (0.018%) HFM
7 1 (0.018%) RMDS
7 1 (0.018%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.018%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.018%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.018%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 258 (4.53%) Amazon AWS
2 186 (3.26%) SaaS
3 143 (2.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 77 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
5 62 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
6 50 (0.88%) Google App Engine
7 46 (0.81%) PaaS
8 44 (0.77%) GitHub
9 41 (0.72%) IaaS
10 20 (0.35%) HP Helion
11 19 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
12 7 (0.12%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.11%) Google Analytics
14 5 (0.088%) Heroku
14 5 (0.088%) AWS CloudFormation
14 5 (0.088%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 4 (0.070%) Amazon SQS
15 4 (0.070%) Office 365
15 4 (0.070%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 3 (0.053%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 256 (4.49%) TCP/IP
2 190 (3.33%) Internet
3 169 (2.97%) HTTP
4 102 (1.79%) Ethernet
5 66 (1.16%) Wireless
6 36 (0.63%) Network Security
6 36 (0.63%) Bluetooth
7 31 (0.54%) ATM
7 31 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
8 30 (0.53%) Profibus
9 29 (0.51%) GSM
10 23 (0.40%) FTP
11 21 (0.37%) Modbus
12 19 (0.33%) SSL
12 19 (0.33%) LDAP
12 19 (0.33%) VoIP
13 17 (0.30%) GPRS
13 17 (0.30%) DNS
13 17 (0.30%) Firewall
13 17 (0.30%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 953 (16.72%) SQL Server
2 519 (9.11%) MySQL
3 328 (5.76%) Relational Database
4 268 (4.70%) MongoDB
5 199 (3.49%) Big Data
6 181 (3.18%) NoSQL
7 164 (2.88%) RDBMS
8 124 (2.18%) Hadoop
9 108 (1.90%) Oracle Database
10 100 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
11 85 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 85 (1.49%) Apache Hive
12 80 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
13 66 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 53 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
14 53 (0.93%) Redis
15 41 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
16 34 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 33 (0.58%) DB2
18 32 (0.56%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 501 (8.79%) Git (software)
2 399 (7.00%) Visual Studio
3 311 (5.46%) Subversion
4 276 (4.84%) Jenkins
5 266 (4.67%) Selenium
6 259 (4.54%) JUnit
7 247 (4.33%) Maven
8 224 (3.93%) JIRA
9 223 (3.91%) Eclipse
10 196 (3.44%) Team Foundation Server
11 167 (2.93%) NUnit
12 155 (2.72%) Ant
13 113 (1.98%) WebDriver
14 102 (1.79%) Hudson
15 90 (1.58%) TeamCity
16 84 (1.47%) Cucumber
17 64 (1.12%) MSTest
18 58 (1.02%) Gradle
19 56 (0.98%) Oracle Forms
20 55 (0.97%) Artifactory
General
1 637 (11.18%) Finance
2 308 (5.40%) Electronics
3 303 (5.32%) Telecoms
4 294 (5.16%) Retail
5 181 (3.18%) Manufacturing
5 181 (3.18%) Games
6 142 (2.49%) Automotive
7 133 (2.33%) Banking
8 99 (1.74%) Marketing
9 92 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
10 91 (1.60%) Aerospace
11 71 (1.25%) Military
12 35 (0.61%) Publishing
13 29 (0.51%) Back Office
14 26 (0.46%) Financial Institution
15 24 (0.42%) Investment Banking
16 21 (0.37%) Front Office
16 21 (0.37%) Advertising
17 17 (0.30%) French Language
18 15 (0.26%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1643 (28.83%) .NET
2 1182 (20.74%) HTML
3 859 (15.07%) ASP.NET
4 757 (13.28%) CSS
5 711 (12.48%) Web Services
6 660 (11.58%) jQuery
7 653 (11.46%) XML
8 504 (8.84%) Spring
9 439 (7.70%) HTML5
10 409 (7.18%) WCF
11 397 (6.97%) WPF
12 385 (6.76%) J2EE
13 377 (6.62%) ASP.NET MVC
14 361 (6.33%) REST
15 277 (4.86%) JSON
16 265 (4.65%) Hibernate
17 264 (4.63%) AngularJS
18 241 (4.23%) .NET Framework
19 237 (4.16%) Ajax
20 236 (4.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1246 (21.86%) Computer Science
2 524 (9.19%) Mathematics
3 402 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
4 384 (6.74%) Algorithms
5 247 (4.33%) Physics
6 207 (3.63%) Enterprise Software
7 192 (3.37%) Visualisation
8 177 (3.11%) Data Structures
9 176 (3.09%) Mobile App
10 163 (2.86%) Embedded Systems
11 140 (2.46%) User Experience
12 110 (1.93%) Device Driver
13 101 (1.77%) Client/Server
14 95 (1.67%) 3D Graphics
15 72 (1.26%) Digital Media
16 66 (1.16%) Social Media
17 65 (1.14%) Inversion of Control
18 60 (1.05%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
19 54 (0.95%) GIS
20 53 (0.93%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1417 (24.86%) Linux
2 1016 (17.83%) Windows
3 528 (9.26%) UNIX
4 384 (6.74%) Android
5 286 (5.02%) Apple iOS
6 81 (1.42%) Embedded Linux
7 46 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 40 (0.70%) Mac OS X
9 38 (0.67%) Windows Mobile
10 31 (0.54%) Solaris
11 30 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
12 29 (0.51%) Windows Phone
13 27 (0.47%) Windows 7
14 26 (0.46%) Windows 8
15 24 (0.42%) Ubuntu
15 24 (0.42%) Windows CE
16 22 (0.39%) VxWorks
16 22 (0.39%) Windows XP
17 16 (0.28%) Windows 2000
17 16 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5101 (89.51%) Software Engineering
2 2258 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
3 1066 (18.71%) OO
4 942 (16.53%) TDD
5 829 (14.55%) Scrum
6 814 (14.28%) MVC
7 618 (10.84%) SDLC
8 565 (9.91%) Continuous Integration
9 430 (7.55%) Multithreading
10 407 (7.14%) OOD
11 401 (7.04%) Unit Testing
12 352 (6.18%) OOP
13 346 (6.07%) Mentoring
14 341 (5.98%) Open Source
15 333 (5.84%) BDD
16 332 (5.83%) UML
17 290 (5.09%) E-Commerce
18 255 (4.47%) Web Development
19 219 (3.84%) Test Automation
20 180 (3.16%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2272 (39.87%) C++
2 2230 (39.13%) C#
3 2219 (38.94%) Java
4 1649 (28.93%) SQL
5 1407 (24.69%) JavaScript
6 1332 (23.37%) C
7 952 (16.70%) Python
8 392 (6.88%) PHP
9 297 (5.21%) Ruby
10 295 (5.18%) Embedded C
11 265 (4.65%) Perl
12 238 (4.18%) Embedded C++
13 198 (3.47%) Scala
14 182 (3.19%) T-SQL
15 164 (2.88%) VB.NET
16 140 (2.46%) Objective-C
17 124 (2.18%) MATLAB
17 124 (2.18%) PL/SQL
18 121 (2.12%) VB
19 101 (1.77%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 1787 (31.36%) Degree
2 252 (4.42%) Security Cleared
3 161 (2.83%) PhD
4 130 (2.28%) SC Cleared
5 92 (1.61%) DV Cleared
6 70 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 53 (0.93%) ISEB
8 31 (0.54%) MCP
9 26 (0.46%) ISTQB
10 16 (0.28%) HND
11 12 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 9 (0.16%) Chartered Engineer
13 8 (0.14%) MCTS
13 8 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
14 7 (0.12%) MCSD
15 6 (0.11%) HNC
16 5 (0.088%) MCPD
16 5 (0.088%) PMI Certification
17 4 (0.070%) Network+ Certification
17 4 (0.070%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 333 (5.84%) QA
2 42 (0.74%) ISO 9001
3 25 (0.44%) DO-178B
4 17 (0.30%) TickIT
5 14 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
6 13 (0.23%) JTAG
7 11 (0.19%) PCI DSS
7 11 (0.19%) GAMP
7 11 (0.19%) EMIR
8 9 (0.16%) SLA
9 8 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 5 (0.088%) ISO 9000
10 5 (0.088%) IEC 61508
11 2 (0.035%) WCAG
12 1 (0.018%) WAI
12 1 (0.018%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 1 (0.018%) GMP
12 1 (0.018%) ARP4754
System Software
1 195 (3.42%) Firmware
2 147 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 87 (1.53%) Docker
4 46 (0.81%) Hyper-V
5 42 (0.74%) Xen
5 42 (0.74%) Active Directory
6 38 (0.67%) KVM
7 34 (0.60%) LXC
8 31 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
9 22 (0.39%) Varnish
10 11 (0.19%) vSphere
11 10 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 10 (0.18%) VMware ESX
12 6 (0.11%) VirtualBox
12 6 (0.11%) XenServer
13 5 (0.088%) NFS
13 5 (0.088%) QEMU
14 4 (0.070%) iptables
14 4 (0.070%) VMware ESXi
15 3 (0.053%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 87 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
2 83 (1.46%) Puppet
3 45 (0.79%) Ansible
4 26 (0.46%) Nagios
5 17 (0.30%) Vagrant
6 16 (0.28%) WMI
7 14 (0.25%) Graphite
8 13 (0.23%) logstash
8 13 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
9 12 (0.21%) StatsD
10 10 (0.18%) OpenNMS
11 9 (0.16%) Kubernetes
12 8 (0.14%) OPNET
13 7 (0.12%) Kibana
14 6 (0.11%) Salt
14 6 (0.11%) Business Desktop Deployment
15 5 (0.088%) ZABBIX
15 5 (0.088%) Cacti
15 5 (0.088%) Ganglia
15 5 (0.088%) MOM
Vendors
1 652 (11.44%) Microsoft
2 616 (10.81%) Oracle
3 172 (3.02%) VMware
4 149 (2.61%) Google
5 56 (0.98%) Red Hat
6 51 (0.89%) SAP
7 50 (0.88%) IBM
8 47 (0.82%) Xamarin
9 39 (0.68%) Rackspace
10 38 (0.67%) QNX
11 36 (0.63%) Sybase
12 33 (0.58%) HP
13 31 (0.54%) Pega
14 29 (0.51%) Apple
14 29 (0.51%) TIBCO
15 24 (0.42%) Perforce
16 20 (0.35%) hybris
17 19 (0.33%) Zend
17 19 (0.33%) Atlassian
18 17 (0.30%) BEA
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