The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 123 112 136
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 2339 2726 2533
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.55% 2.64% 2.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.64% 2.74% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2006 2254 2196
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
88528 99311 104845
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.41% 96.33% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 75361 82800 86272
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

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 23 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +13 683 £45,000 +5.88% 84
London +38 670 £56,250 +2.27% 91
East of England +4 299 £45,000 +12.50% 55
South West -24 220 £42,500 +8.97% 56
Yorkshire -36 145 £37,500 -6.25% 35
North West +18 123 £40,000 +6.66% 30
West Midlands -29 119 £37,500 -6.25% 10
East Midlands -2 114 £37,500 -6.25% 19
North East +8 30 £34,750 +15.83% 10
Software Engineer
UK

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 4715 (98.07%) Software Engineering
2 2082 (43.30%) C++
3 2075 (43.16%) Agile Software Development
4 1954 (40.64%) Java
5 1821 (37.87%) C#
6 1410 (29.33%) Degree
7 1387 (28.85%) JavaScript
8 1280 (26.62%) SQL
9 1231 (25.60%) .NET
10 1137 (23.65%) Linux
11 1101 (22.90%) HTML
12 1029 (21.40%) C
13 1025 (21.32%) OO
14 1011 (21.03%) TDD
15 1002 (20.84%) Computer Science
16 864 (17.97%) Python
17 814 (16.93%) Windows
18 809 (16.83%) CSS
19 806 (16.76%) Scrum
20 666 (13.85%) Web Services
21 653 (13.58%) SQL Server
22 625 (13.00%) MVC
23 613 (12.75%) Finance
24 576 (11.98%) ASP.NET
25 556 (11.56%) Continuous Integration
26 508 (10.57%) Git (software)
27 475 (9.88%) AngularJS
28 474 (9.86%) HTML5
29 470 (9.78%) Multithreading
30 460 (9.57%) Mathematics

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 120 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
2 116 (2.41%) Apache
3 95 (1.98%) Tomcat
4 80 (1.66%) Apache Spark
5 62 (1.29%) IIS
6 48 (1.00%) Confluence
7 44 (0.92%) JBoss
8 36 (0.75%) Apache Pig
9 30 (0.62%) OpenStack
10 28 (0.58%) CMS
11 26 (0.54%) Apache Solr
12 23 (0.48%) nginx
13 22 (0.46%) WebSphere
14 20 (0.42%) WebLogic
15 19 (0.40%) CICS
15 19 (0.40%) Mule
16 17 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
17 15 (0.31%) OpenEdge
17 15 (0.31%) SAS
18 14 (0.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 178 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 35 (0.73%) MS Office
3 28 (0.58%) Simulink
4 20 (0.42%) TargetLink
5 11 (0.23%) Photoshop
6 10 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.19%) HipChat
7 9 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
8 6 (0.12%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.042%) GNU Octave
10 1 (0.021%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.021%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 33 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.23%) VisionPLUS
4 6 (0.12%) Magento
4 6 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.083%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.062%) assyst
6 3 (0.062%) Infor M3
7 2 (0.042%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.042%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.042%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.021%) Fredhopper
8 1 (0.021%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 1 (0.021%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 305 (6.34%) Amazon AWS
2 181 (3.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 90 (1.87%) SaaS
4 58 (1.21%) GitHub
5 56 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
6 42 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
7 33 (0.69%) PaaS
8 25 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
9 24 (0.50%) Amazon S3
10 19 (0.40%) Google App Engine
11 17 (0.35%) Amazon Kinesis
11 17 (0.35%) IaaS
12 11 (0.23%) Amazon EMR
12 11 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
13 9 (0.19%) iTunes
14 8 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
15 7 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
16 6 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
16 6 (0.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 6 (0.12%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 178 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 130 (2.70%) HTTP
3 119 (2.48%) Internet
4 35 (0.73%) Network Security
5 34 (0.71%) Ethernet
6 29 (0.60%) SNMP
7 23 (0.48%) LTE
8 22 (0.46%) RS-485
9 19 (0.40%) Profibus
9 19 (0.40%) RS-232
10 18 (0.37%) GSM
11 17 (0.35%) SMTP
11 17 (0.35%) UMTS
11 17 (0.35%) VoIP
12 16 (0.33%) LDAP
12 16 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
12 16 (0.33%) Wireless
13 15 (0.31%) Multicast
13 15 (0.31%) RTP
14 13 (0.27%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 653 (13.58%) SQL Server
2 375 (7.80%) NoSQL
3 331 (6.88%) MySQL
4 313 (6.51%) Big Data
5 220 (4.58%) Relational Database
6 201 (4.18%) Hadoop
7 199 (4.14%) MongoDB
8 113 (2.35%) Apache Cassandra
9 111 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
10 76 (1.58%) Oracle Database
11 69 (1.44%) Redis
12 56 (1.16%) RDBMS
13 54 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
14 50 (1.04%) Apache Hive
15 42 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 38 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 37 (0.77%) Data Mining
18 35 (0.73%) GIS
18 35 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
18 35 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 508 (10.57%) Git (software)
2 335 (6.97%) Visual Studio
3 257 (5.35%) Subversion
4 207 (4.31%) Jenkins
5 174 (3.62%) Maven
6 166 (3.45%) JUnit
7 147 (3.06%) JIRA
8 132 (2.75%) Team Foundation Server
9 116 (2.41%) Eclipse
10 98 (2.04%) Selenium
11 97 (2.02%) NUnit
12 80 (1.66%) TeamCity
13 72 (1.50%) Cucumber
14 60 (1.25%) MSTest
15 52 (1.08%) Ant
16 49 (1.02%) SpecFlow
17 45 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 44 (0.92%) LabVIEW
19 40 (0.83%) Mercurial
19 40 (0.83%) Mockito
General
1 613 (12.75%) Finance
2 278 (5.78%) Telecoms
3 274 (5.70%) Games
4 270 (5.62%) Electronics
5 132 (2.75%) Aerospace
6 118 (2.45%) Manufacturing
7 116 (2.41%) Retail
8 103 (2.14%) Automotive
9 88 (1.83%) Marketing
10 76 (1.58%) Banking
11 61 (1.27%) Front Office
12 56 (1.16%) Advertising
13 45 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
14 40 (0.83%) Legal
15 37 (0.77%) Financial Institution
16 26 (0.54%) Back Office
17 22 (0.46%) Publishing
18 21 (0.44%) Investment Banking
19 19 (0.40%) Avionics
19 19 (0.40%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1231 (25.60%) .NET
2 1101 (22.90%) HTML
3 809 (16.83%) CSS
4 666 (13.85%) Web Services
5 576 (11.98%) ASP.NET
6 475 (9.88%) AngularJS
7 474 (9.86%) HTML5
8 439 (9.13%) jQuery
9 426 (8.86%) XML
10 356 (7.40%) Node.js
11 324 (6.74%) WCF
12 323 (6.72%) WPF
13 317 (6.59%) Spring
14 308 (6.41%) REST
15 252 (5.24%) RESTful
16 247 (5.14%) .NET Framework
17 242 (5.03%) ASP.NET MVC
18 238 (4.95%) JSON
19 221 (4.60%) J2EE
20 216 (4.49%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1002 (20.84%) Computer Science
2 460 (9.57%) Mathematics
3 320 (6.66%) Algorithms
4 308 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
5 224 (4.66%) Physics
6 195 (4.06%) Embedded Systems
7 133 (2.77%) Mobile App
8 131 (2.72%) Data Structures
9 129 (2.68%) User Experience
10 118 (2.45%) Hedge funds
11 95 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
11 95 (1.98%) Visualisation
12 81 (1.68%) Device Driver
13 78 (1.62%) Digital Media
14 67 (1.39%) Fintech
15 63 (1.31%) Artificial Intelligence
16 58 (1.21%) Client/Server
17 53 (1.10%) N-Tier
18 52 (1.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
19 37 (0.77%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 1137 (23.65%) Linux
2 814 (16.93%) Windows
3 409 (8.51%) Unix
4 191 (3.97%) Android
5 145 (3.02%) Apple iOS
6 121 (2.52%) Embedded Linux
7 47 (0.98%) VxWorks
8 40 (0.83%) Windows Server
9 33 (0.69%) Mac OS X
10 25 (0.52%) Solaris
10 25 (0.52%) Windows Phone
10 25 (0.52%) Windows XP
11 23 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
12 21 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
13 20 (0.42%) Mac OS
13 20 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 19 (0.40%) Ubuntu
15 18 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
16 14 (0.29%) Windows CE
17 11 (0.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4715 (98.07%) Software Engineering
2 2075 (43.16%) Agile Software Development
3 1025 (21.32%) OO
4 1011 (21.03%) TDD
5 806 (16.76%) Scrum
6 625 (13.00%) MVC
7 556 (11.56%) Continuous Integration
8 470 (9.78%) Multithreading
9 439 (9.13%) SDLC
10 435 (9.05%) BDD
11 351 (7.30%) OOP
12 336 (6.99%) Open Source
13 313 (6.51%) Unit Testing
14 287 (5.97%) OOD
15 273 (5.68%) Mentoring
16 265 (5.51%) DevOps
17 252 (5.24%) UML
18 228 (4.74%) Web Development
19 194 (4.03%) Automated Testing
20 188 (3.91%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2082 (43.30%) C++
2 1954 (40.64%) Java
3 1821 (37.87%) C#
4 1387 (28.85%) JavaScript
5 1280 (26.62%) SQL
6 1029 (21.40%) C
7 864 (17.97%) Python
8 260 (5.41%) PHP
9 250 (5.20%) Scala
10 236 (4.91%) Ruby
11 213 (4.43%) Embedded C
12 177 (3.68%) T-SQL
13 170 (3.54%) PL/SQL
14 158 (3.29%) Embedded C++
15 148 (3.08%) Perl
16 116 (2.41%) MATLAB
17 104 (2.16%) Bash Shell
18 94 (1.96%) Go
19 86 (1.79%) Clojure
19 86 (1.79%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1410 (29.33%) Degree
2 245 (5.10%) Security Cleared
3 159 (3.31%) PhD
4 101 (2.10%) SC Cleared
5 62 (1.29%) DV Cleared
6 22 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (0.37%) CISSP
8 17 (0.35%) HND
9 9 (0.19%) DBS Check
10 8 (0.17%) CCNA
10 8 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (0.17%) GIAC
10 8 (0.17%) Linux+ Certification
10 8 (0.17%) MCSE
10 8 (0.17%) Network+ Certification
10 8 (0.17%) Postgraduate
10 8 (0.17%) SANS
10 8 (0.17%) SSCP
11 6 (0.12%) HNC
12 5 (0.10%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 223 (4.64%) QA
2 58 (1.21%) ISO 9001
3 44 (0.92%) MISRA
4 32 (0.67%) DICOM
4 32 (0.67%) MISRA C
5 22 (0.46%) ISO13485
6 17 (0.35%) DO-178B
7 13 (0.27%) SDET
7 13 (0.27%) SLA
8 10 (0.21%) GAMP
8 10 (0.21%) ISO15022
8 10 (0.21%) ISO20022
9 8 (0.17%) PCI DSS
9 8 (0.17%) WCAG
10 7 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 12207
10 7 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 6 (0.12%) IEC 61508
11 6 (0.12%) TickIT
12 5 (0.10%) Data Quality
12 5 (0.10%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 121 (2.52%) Firmware
2 113 (2.35%) Docker
3 25 (0.52%) HDFS
4 21 (0.44%) Active Directory
5 11 (0.23%) Apache Flume
6 10 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 8 (0.17%) Xen
9 6 (0.12%) Hyper-V
9 6 (0.12%) Kamailio
9 6 (0.12%) LXC
9 6 (0.12%) OpenSIPS
10 4 (0.083%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.083%) Varnish
11 2 (0.042%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.042%) vSphere
12 1 (0.021%) XenApp
12 1 (0.021%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.021%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 88 (1.83%) Puppet
2 85 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
3 49 (1.02%) Ansible
4 22 (0.46%) Terraform
4 22 (0.46%) WMI
5 14 (0.29%) Salt
6 13 (0.27%) StatsD
7 12 (0.25%) Kubernetes
8 11 (0.23%) Graphite
8 11 (0.23%) Oozie
9 10 (0.21%) Hadoop YARN
10 9 (0.19%) Kibana
11 7 (0.15%) Grafana
12 4 (0.083%) HAProxy
12 4 (0.083%) logstash
12 4 (0.083%) Mesos
13 3 (0.062%) Control-M
13 3 (0.062%) HP Quality Center
14 2 (0.042%) Nagios
14 2 (0.042%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 453 (9.42%) Oracle
2 433 (9.01%) Microsoft
3 72 (1.50%) Sophos
4 65 (1.35%) Google
5 49 (1.02%) TIBCO
6 43 (0.89%) SAP
7 40 (0.83%) Atlassian
8 39 (0.81%) Apple
9 37 (0.77%) Informatica
10 30 (0.62%) Progress
11 29 (0.60%) Zend
12 24 (0.50%) Red Hat
13 23 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
14 22 (0.46%) Xamarin
15 21 (0.44%) IBM
16 19 (0.40%) Perforce
17 17 (0.35%) Facebook
18 15 (0.31%) VMware
19 13 (0.27%) Sybase
19 13 (0.27%) Telerik
Fareham, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Essex
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 19 hours ago
Essex
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 19 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Cubic Transportation Systems Limited
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £17,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 50,000 plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Pension, Holidays and Other Benefits.
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
onezeero.
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Tria Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Equity
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45k-60k
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Hove, East Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Benefits package (Including Bonus)
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £42,000
Posted: Yesterday