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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 130 124 116
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 2441 2531 2910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.54% 2.46% 2.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.64% 2.55% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2061 2148 2563
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
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
92529 99293 107318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.31% 96.54% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 78587 81827 87848
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +22 734 £42,500 - 80
London +11 719 £57,500 +4.54% 80
East of England -10 264 £44,500 +4.70% 66
South West -24 225 £42,500 +6.25% 36
Yorkshire -4 137 £45,000 +12.50% 20
North West +16 125 £41,500 +3.75% 26
East Midlands +13 120 £35,000 -12.50% 18
West Midlands -31 98 £42,500 +6.25% 15
North East +2 26 £35,000 - 5
Midlands - 1 £70,000 - 2
Software Engineer
UK

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 4790 (98.24%) Software Engineering
2 2104 (43.15%) C++
3 2048 (42.00%) Java
4 2036 (41.76%) Agile Software Development
5 1839 (37.72%) C#
6 1501 (30.78%) Degree
7 1444 (29.61%) JavaScript
8 1370 (28.10%) SQL
9 1220 (25.02%) .NET
10 1152 (23.63%) Linux
11 1118 (22.93%) OO
12 1096 (22.48%) Computer Science
13 1093 (22.42%) HTML
14 1076 (22.07%) TDD
15 1056 (21.66%) C
16 888 (18.21%) Python
17 836 (17.15%) CSS
17 836 (17.15%) Windows
18 828 (16.98%) Scrum
19 750 (15.38%) Web Services
20 716 (14.68%) SQL Server
21 686 (14.07%) MVC
22 632 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
23 604 (12.39%) Finance
24 545 (11.18%) ASP.NET
25 533 (10.93%) Git (software)
26 515 (10.56%) XML
27 496 (10.17%) Oracle
28 483 (9.91%) jQuery
29 479 (9.82%) Multithreading

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
1 294 (6.03%) Node.js
2 158 (3.24%) Apache
3 130 (2.67%) Tomcat
4 113 (2.32%) Elasticsearch
5 94 (1.93%) JBoss
6 65 (1.33%) IIS
7 61 (1.25%) Apache Spark
8 57 (1.17%) WebSphere
9 45 (0.92%) Apache Solr
9 45 (0.92%) OpenStack
10 33 (0.68%) Apache Pig
11 32 (0.66%) WebLogic
12 27 (0.55%) Mule
13 24 (0.49%) Confluence
14 23 (0.47%) NServiceBus
15 21 (0.43%) nginx
16 20 (0.41%) CMS
17 18 (0.37%) CICS
18 17 (0.35%) Facebook Platform
19 16 (0.33%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 169 (3.47%) MS Excel
2 32 (0.66%) Simulink
3 21 (0.43%) TargetLink
4 15 (0.31%) MS Office
5 13 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.10%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.082%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.041%) MS Project
10 1 (0.021%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.021%) HipChat
10 1 (0.021%) OrCAD
10 1 (0.021%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 35 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (0.27%) VisionPLUS
3 7 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
4 6 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (0.10%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.041%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.041%) Infor M3
6 2 (0.041%) Magento
6 2 (0.041%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.021%) Fredhopper
7 1 (0.021%) MetaTrader
7 1 (0.021%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 288 (5.91%) Amazon AWS
2 173 (3.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 114 (2.34%) SaaS
4 71 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
5 55 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
6 51 (1.05%) GitHub
7 39 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
8 37 (0.76%) Amazon S3
9 27 (0.55%) PaaS
10 25 (0.51%) Google App Engine
11 12 (0.25%) Amazon EMR
12 11 (0.23%) Amazon Kinesis
13 10 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
13 10 (0.21%) Route 53
14 9 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
14 9 (0.18%) Heroku
15 7 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
15 7 (0.14%) AWS Lambda
16 6 (0.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 4 (0.082%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 236 (4.84%) TCP/IP
2 143 (2.93%) HTTP
3 139 (2.85%) Internet
4 47 (0.96%) Network Security
5 37 (0.76%) Ethernet
6 33 (0.68%) RS-485
7 30 (0.62%) RS-232
8 27 (0.55%) AMQP
8 27 (0.55%) LDAP
8 27 (0.55%) SSL
9 24 (0.49%) Firewall
9 24 (0.49%) Wireless
10 23 (0.47%) MQTT
11 20 (0.41%) VoIP
11 20 (0.41%) Wireshark
12 19 (0.39%) RFID
12 19 (0.39%) SNMP
13 17 (0.35%) DNS
14 16 (0.33%) GSM
15 15 (0.31%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 716 (14.68%) SQL Server
2 430 (8.82%) NoSQL
3 392 (8.04%) MySQL
4 299 (6.13%) Big Data
5 240 (4.92%) Relational Database
6 203 (4.16%) MongoDB
7 198 (4.06%) Hadoop
8 135 (2.77%) PostgreSQL
9 105 (2.15%) Apache Cassandra
10 100 (2.05%) Redis
11 78 (1.60%) RDBMS
12 71 (1.46%) Apache Hive
13 67 (1.37%) Oracle Database
14 57 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
15 54 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
16 43 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 34 (0.70%) GIS
17 34 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 32 (0.66%) Couchbase
18 32 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 533 (10.93%) Git (software)
2 352 (7.22%) Visual Studio
3 284 (5.82%) Subversion
4 281 (5.76%) Jenkins
5 248 (5.09%) Maven
6 234 (4.80%) JUnit
7 147 (3.01%) JIRA
8 134 (2.75%) Eclipse
9 131 (2.69%) Selenium
10 123 (2.52%) NUnit
11 110 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
12 96 (1.97%) Ant
13 89 (1.83%) TeamCity
14 79 (1.62%) Cucumber
15 75 (1.54%) Mercurial
16 59 (1.21%) MSTest
17 58 (1.19%) SpecFlow
18 54 (1.11%) Mockito
19 41 (0.84%) LabVIEW
20 40 (0.82%) Hudson
General
1 604 (12.39%) Finance
2 286 (5.87%) Telecoms
3 250 (5.13%) Electronics
4 232 (4.76%) Games
5 148 (3.04%) Manufacturing
6 136 (2.79%) Retail
7 118 (2.42%) Aerospace
8 104 (2.13%) Banking
9 101 (2.07%) Marketing
10 85 (1.74%) Automotive
11 73 (1.50%) Advertising
12 65 (1.33%) Front Office
13 45 (0.92%) Financial Institution
13 45 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
14 26 (0.53%) Investment Banking
15 24 (0.49%) Avionics
16 23 (0.47%) Military
17 22 (0.45%) Law
18 18 (0.37%) Legal
18 18 (0.37%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1220 (25.02%) .NET
2 1093 (22.42%) HTML
3 836 (17.15%) CSS
4 750 (15.38%) Web Services
5 545 (11.18%) ASP.NET
6 515 (10.56%) XML
7 483 (9.91%) jQuery
8 476 (9.76%) AngularJS
9 458 (9.39%) HTML5
10 388 (7.96%) Spring
11 351 (7.20%) WCF
12 345 (7.08%) REST
12 345 (7.08%) WPF
13 280 (5.74%) JSON
14 262 (5.37%) J2EE
15 245 (5.02%) ASP.NET MVC
15 245 (5.02%) CSS3
16 243 (4.98%) RESTful
17 234 (4.80%) SOAP
18 218 (4.47%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1096 (22.48%) Computer Science
2 440 (9.02%) Mathematics
3 290 (5.95%) Algorithms
4 276 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
5 237 (4.86%) Embedded Systems
6 192 (3.94%) Physics
7 152 (3.12%) Mobile App
8 125 (2.56%) User Experience
9 119 (2.44%) Data Structures
10 117 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
11 114 (2.34%) Hedge funds
12 96 (1.97%) Digital Media
13 89 (1.83%) Visualisation
14 76 (1.56%) N-Tier
15 74 (1.52%) Client/Server
16 60 (1.23%) Device Driver
17 54 (1.11%) Fintech
18 47 (0.96%) Artificial Intelligence
18 47 (0.96%) Cryptography
19 44 (0.90%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1152 (23.63%) Linux
2 836 (17.15%) Windows
3 424 (8.70%) Unix
4 283 (5.80%) Android
5 212 (4.35%) Apple iOS
6 100 (2.05%) Embedded Linux
7 56 (1.15%) VxWorks
8 50 (1.03%) Mac OS X
9 33 (0.68%) Windows Phone
10 29 (0.59%) Windows CE
11 27 (0.55%) Windows Mobile
12 24 (0.49%) Windows XP
13 21 (0.43%) Windows Server
14 20 (0.41%) Ubuntu
14 20 (0.41%) Windows 7
15 16 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 15 (0.31%) Solaris
17 13 (0.27%) Windows 8
18 12 (0.25%) FreeBSD
19 11 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4790 (98.24%) Software Engineering
2 2036 (41.76%) Agile Software Development
3 1118 (22.93%) OO
4 1076 (22.07%) TDD
5 828 (16.98%) Scrum
6 686 (14.07%) MVC
7 632 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
8 479 (9.82%) Multithreading
9 465 (9.54%) BDD
10 431 (8.84%) SDLC
11 411 (8.43%) Unit Testing
12 372 (7.63%) OOP
13 349 (7.16%) Open Source
14 330 (6.77%) OOD
15 318 (6.52%) Mentoring
16 289 (5.93%) UML
17 247 (5.07%) Web Development
18 225 (4.61%) DevOps
19 205 (4.20%) SOA
20 197 (4.04%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 2104 (43.15%) C++
2 2048 (42.00%) Java
3 1839 (37.72%) C#
4 1444 (29.61%) JavaScript
5 1370 (28.10%) SQL
6 1056 (21.66%) C
7 888 (18.21%) Python
8 307 (6.30%) PHP
9 237 (4.86%) Ruby
10 221 (4.53%) Embedded C
11 193 (3.96%) Scala
12 176 (3.61%) T-SQL
13 164 (3.36%) PL/SQL
14 149 (3.06%) Embedded C++
15 144 (2.95%) Perl
16 139 (2.85%) Objective-C
17 94 (1.93%) VB.NET
18 91 (1.87%) Bash Shell
19 87 (1.78%) MATLAB
20 86 (1.76%) Go
Qualifications
1 1501 (30.78%) Degree
2 262 (5.37%) Security Cleared
3 114 (2.34%) PhD
4 105 (2.15%) SC Cleared
5 78 (1.60%) DV Cleared
6 32 (0.66%) HND
7 27 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
8 25 (0.51%) CISSP
9 21 (0.43%) CCNA
9 21 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
9 21 (0.43%) GIAC
9 21 (0.43%) Linux+ Certification
9 21 (0.43%) MCSE
9 21 (0.43%) SANS
9 21 (0.43%) SSCP
10 16 (0.33%) Network+ Certification
11 15 (0.31%) HNC
12 10 (0.21%) DBS Check
13 8 (0.16%) Postgraduate
14 5 (0.10%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 242 (4.96%) QA
2 40 (0.82%) MISRA
3 39 (0.80%) ISO 9001
4 19 (0.39%) MISRA C
5 18 (0.37%) ISO15022
5 18 (0.37%) ISO20022
6 14 (0.29%) SDET
7 13 (0.27%) DO-178B
8 12 (0.25%) SLA
9 10 (0.21%) TickIT
10 9 (0.18%) ISO 9000
11 8 (0.16%) PCI DSS
12 7 (0.14%) Data Quality
12 7 (0.14%) ISO13485
13 5 (0.10%) GAMP
14 4 (0.082%) DO-254
14 4 (0.082%) GMP
14 4 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 12207
14 4 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 3 (0.062%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 157 (3.22%) Firmware
2 102 (2.09%) Docker
3 28 (0.57%) HDFS
4 21 (0.43%) Active Directory
5 19 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (0.39%) Xen
6 14 (0.29%) Varnish
7 13 (0.27%) LXC
8 9 (0.18%) NFS
9 7 (0.14%) Apache Flume
10 5 (0.10%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (0.082%) iptables
11 4 (0.082%) XenServer
12 1 (0.021%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.021%) KVM
12 1 (0.021%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 122 (2.50%) Puppet
2 107 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
3 82 (1.68%) Ansible
4 32 (0.66%) WMI
5 26 (0.53%) Terraform
6 12 (0.25%) Salt
7 11 (0.23%) Oozie
8 8 (0.16%) Kibana
8 8 (0.16%) logstash
9 7 (0.14%) Mesos
10 6 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
11 5 (0.10%) Kubernetes
12 4 (0.082%) Capistrano
12 4 (0.082%) HAProxy
12 4 (0.082%) StatsD
12 4 (0.082%) Wonderware InTouch
13 2 (0.041%) Ambari
13 2 (0.041%) Graphite
13 2 (0.041%) Tivoli
14 1 (0.021%) Nagios
Vendors
1 496 (10.17%) Oracle
2 410 (8.41%) Microsoft
3 75 (1.54%) Google
4 57 (1.17%) Sophos
5 54 (1.11%) TIBCO
6 47 (0.96%) Informatica
7 45 (0.92%) Progress
8 44 (0.90%) SAP
9 43 (0.88%) Apple
10 35 (0.72%) Sybase
11 29 (0.59%) Facebook
12 28 (0.57%) VMware
13 27 (0.55%) hybris
14 26 (0.53%) Perforce
15 23 (0.47%) Red Hat
16 21 (0.43%) IBM
16 21 (0.43%) Xamarin
16 21 (0.43%) Zend
17 16 (0.33%) Atlassian
17 16 (0.33%) Telerik
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Salary: From £35,000 to £42,500 per annum + Private Medical
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bens
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