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

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 108 92 79
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 2779 3187 3708
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.57% 3.07% 3.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.72% 3.25% 3.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2398 2735 3229
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 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
102296 98200 103450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.58% 94.73% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85621 81449 89566
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 28 November 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 28 November 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 -8 796 £42,500 -1.16% 106
London -54 574 £52,500 - 69
East of England +7 514 £42,500 +13.33% 84
South West -3 378 £35,000 - 70
West Midlands -10 150 £37,500 +7.14% 18
Yorkshire -42 129 £40,000 - 20
East Midlands -26 103 £37,500 -2.59% 21
North West -77 97 £35,000 -6.66% 25
North East -6 47 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Midlands +3 1 £40,000 -15.78%
Software Engineer
UK

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 4641 (88.37%) Software Engineering
2 2174 (41.39%) C++
3 1945 (37.03%) C#
4 1891 (36.01%) Java
5 1732 (32.98%) Agile Software Development
6 1699 (32.35%) Degree
7 1393 (26.52%) SQL
8 1383 (26.33%) .NET
9 1379 (26.26%) Linux
10 1214 (23.12%) C
11 1196 (22.77%) Computer Science
12 1167 (22.22%) JavaScript
13 1152 (21.93%) HTML
14 1061 (20.20%) OO
15 925 (17.61%) Windows
16 859 (16.36%) SQL Server
17 746 (14.20%) CSS
18 734 (13.98%) Python
19 701 (13.35%) XML
20 673 (12.81%) TDD
21 667 (12.70%) Finance
22 664 (12.64%) Oracle
23 645 (12.28%) Scrum
24 642 (12.22%) ASP.NET
25 609 (11.60%) MVC
26 573 (10.91%) Microsoft
27 569 (10.83%) Web Services
28 531 (10.11%) UNIX
29 474 (9.03%) Mathematics
30 453 (8.63%) HTML5

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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
1 165 (3.14%) Apache
2 155 (2.95%) Tomcat
3 120 (2.28%) WebSphere
4 109 (2.08%) JBoss
5 102 (1.94%) Node.js
6 93 (1.77%) WebLogic
7 81 (1.54%) CMS
8 76 (1.45%) IIS
9 65 (1.24%) SharePoint
10 53 (1.01%) GlassFish
11 43 (0.82%) Apache Solr
12 36 (0.69%) WordPress
13 32 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
14 30 (0.57%) OpenStack
14 30 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
15 26 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
16 20 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 17 (0.32%) Drupal
17 17 (0.32%) Oracle Service Bus
18 16 (0.30%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 254 (4.84%) MS Excel
2 59 (1.12%) MS Office
3 56 (1.07%) Simulink
4 25 (0.48%) TargetLink
5 21 (0.40%) MS Visio
6 20 (0.38%) Stateflow
6 20 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
7 11 (0.21%) Maya
7 11 (0.21%) 3ds Max
8 9 (0.17%) Photoshop
9 8 (0.15%) Blender
10 3 (0.057%) CINEMA 4D
10 3 (0.057%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.057%) MS Project
11 2 (0.038%) Mathematica
11 2 (0.038%) PowerPivot
12 1 (0.019%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.019%) Doxygen
12 1 (0.019%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.019%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 45 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
3 7 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.095%) Tridion
4 5 (0.095%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.076%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (0.057%) Magento
6 3 (0.057%) Summit
6 3 (0.057%) LabWindows
7 2 (0.038%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.038%) SAP PM
7 2 (0.038%) SAP MRS
7 2 (0.038%) IntelliMatch
8 1 (0.019%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.019%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.019%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 82 (1.56%) SaaS
2 67 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
3 66 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 63 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
5 44 (0.84%) GitHub
6 27 (0.51%) PaaS
7 16 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
8 13 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (0.15%) Force.com
9 8 (0.15%) IaaS
10 7 (0.13%) Basecamp
11 5 (0.095%) Google Apps
11 5 (0.095%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.057%) Heroku
12 3 (0.057%) Google App Engine
13 2 (0.038%) Office 365
14 1 (0.019%) Route 53
14 1 (0.019%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 233 (4.44%) TCP/IP
2 157 (2.99%) Internet
3 120 (2.28%) HTTP
4 108 (2.06%) Wireless
5 96 (1.83%) Ethernet
6 43 (0.82%) SSL
6 43 (0.82%) GSM
7 32 (0.61%) SNMP
7 32 (0.61%) LTE
8 30 (0.57%) RTP
9 29 (0.55%) SMS
9 29 (0.55%) Asterisk PBX
10 26 (0.50%) LDAP
11 25 (0.48%) VoIP
11 25 (0.48%) Firewall
11 25 (0.48%) ZigBee
12 22 (0.42%) GPRS
13 21 (0.40%) UMTS
13 21 (0.40%) Bluetooth
13 21 (0.40%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 859 (16.36%) SQL Server
2 320 (6.09%) MySQL
3 258 (4.91%) Relational Database
4 197 (3.75%) Big Data
5 143 (2.72%) RDBMS
6 141 (2.68%) NoSQL
7 128 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
8 100 (1.90%) MongoDB
9 94 (1.79%) Hadoop
10 90 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
11 77 (1.47%) Oracle Database
12 67 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
13 60 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 51 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 51 (0.97%) OLTP
15 48 (0.91%) DB2
16 43 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
17 39 (0.74%) Redis
18 37 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
19 24 (0.46%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 368 (7.01%) Subversion
2 330 (6.28%) Visual Studio
3 323 (6.15%) Git (software)
4 238 (4.53%) Eclipse
5 211 (4.02%) Selenium
6 197 (3.75%) Jenkins
7 180 (3.43%) Maven
8 165 (3.14%) Team Foundation Server
9 141 (2.68%) JUnit
10 118 (2.25%) JIRA
11 114 (2.17%) Hudson
12 106 (2.02%) NUnit
13 75 (1.43%) Ant
14 60 (1.14%) WebDriver
15 53 (1.01%) Bugzilla
15 53 (1.01%) Rational DOORS
16 43 (0.82%) Cucumber
17 41 (0.78%) ClearCase
18 39 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
19 38 (0.72%) NetBeans
General
1 667 (12.70%) Finance
2 309 (5.88%) Electronics
3 241 (4.59%) Telecoms
4 229 (4.36%) Games
5 156 (2.97%) Aerospace
6 144 (2.74%) Banking
7 137 (2.61%) Manufacturing
8 115 (2.19%) Automotive
9 96 (1.83%) Marketing
10 81 (1.54%) Military
11 75 (1.43%) Retail
12 46 (0.88%) Publishing
13 45 (0.86%) French Language
14 32 (0.61%) Legal
15 30 (0.57%) Advertising
16 29 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
16 29 (0.55%) Multimedia
17 28 (0.53%) Law
18 26 (0.50%) Front Office
19 18 (0.34%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1383 (26.33%) .NET
2 1152 (21.93%) HTML
3 746 (14.20%) CSS
4 701 (13.35%) XML
5 642 (12.22%) ASP.NET
6 569 (10.83%) Web Services
7 453 (8.63%) HTML5
8 437 (8.32%) Spring
9 402 (7.65%) J2EE
10 400 (7.62%) jQuery
11 308 (5.86%) WCF
12 282 (5.37%) WPF
13 251 (4.78%) .NET Framework
14 236 (4.49%) SOAP
14 236 (4.49%) REST
15 216 (4.11%) Ajax
16 215 (4.09%) CSS3
17 213 (4.06%) ASP.NET MVC
18 184 (3.50%) Hibernate
19 173 (3.29%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 1196 (22.77%) Computer Science
2 474 (9.03%) Mathematics
3 382 (7.27%) Algorithms
4 339 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
5 303 (5.77%) Open Source
6 223 (4.25%) Physics
7 213 (4.06%) Embedded Systems
8 194 (3.69%) Enterprise Software
9 172 (3.27%) User Experience
10 128 (2.44%) Data Structures
11 127 (2.42%) Mobile App
12 108 (2.06%) Device Driver
13 104 (1.98%) Client/Server
14 87 (1.66%) 3D Graphics
15 64 (1.22%) Management Information System
16 50 (0.95%) Visualisation
17 43 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 40 (0.76%) N-Tier
19 35 (0.67%) Equities
20 34 (0.65%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 1379 (26.26%) Linux
2 925 (17.61%) Windows
3 531 (10.11%) UNIX
4 296 (5.64%) Android
5 168 (3.20%) Apple iOS
6 99 (1.88%) Embedded Linux
7 39 (0.74%) Solaris
8 36 (0.69%) Mac OS X
9 35 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 32 (0.61%) Windows CE
11 28 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
12 25 (0.48%) VxWorks
13 21 (0.40%) AIX
14 20 (0.38%) Mac OS
15 18 (0.34%) Windows 7
16 16 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 16 (0.30%) Windows Phone
17 14 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
18 13 (0.25%) HPUX
19 10 (0.19%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 4641 (88.37%) Software Engineering
2 1732 (32.98%) Agile Software Development
3 1061 (20.20%) OO
4 673 (12.81%) TDD
5 645 (12.28%) Scrum
6 609 (11.60%) MVC
7 448 (8.53%) Multithreading
8 395 (7.52%) Unit Testing
9 372 (7.08%) OOD
10 363 (6.91%) UML
11 327 (6.23%) Continuous Integration
12 294 (5.60%) OOP
13 220 (4.19%) Automated Testing
14 216 (4.11%) Web Development
15 214 (4.07%) E-Commerce
16 211 (4.02%) BDD
17 202 (3.85%) Software Testing
18 169 (3.22%) Test Automation
18 169 (3.22%) Mentoring
19 166 (3.16%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2174 (41.39%) C++
2 1945 (37.03%) C#
3 1891 (36.01%) Java
4 1393 (26.52%) SQL
5 1214 (23.12%) C
6 1167 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 734 (13.98%) Python
8 354 (6.74%) PHP
9 253 (4.82%) Embedded C
10 230 (4.38%) Perl
11 189 (3.60%) Ruby
12 163 (3.10%) VB.NET
13 158 (3.01%) Embedded C++
14 130 (2.48%) T-SQL
15 116 (2.21%) VB
16 114 (2.17%) Bash Shell
17 113 (2.15%) Scala
18 107 (2.04%) MATLAB
19 106 (2.02%) Objective-C
20 93 (1.77%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1699 (32.35%) Degree
2 279 (5.31%) Security Cleared
3 161 (3.07%) PhD
4 142 (2.70%) SC Cleared
5 86 (1.64%) ISEB
6 79 (1.50%) ISTQB
7 63 (1.20%) DV Cleared
8 31 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 26 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 20 (0.38%) HND
11 12 (0.23%) HNC
12 10 (0.19%) BC Cleared
13 9 (0.17%) OCPJP
14 8 (0.15%) MCSD
15 7 (0.13%) OCMJD
16 6 (0.11%) Postgraduate
17 5 (0.095%) CCA
18 4 (0.076%) Oracle Certification
18 4 (0.076%) Sun Certification
18 4 (0.076%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 387 (7.37%) QA
2 96 (1.83%) ISO 9001
3 42 (0.80%) PCI DSS
4 27 (0.51%) DO-178B
5 22 (0.42%) JTAG
5 22 (0.42%) ISO 9000
6 18 (0.34%) SLA
7 13 (0.25%) GAMP
7 13 (0.25%) TickIT
7 13 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 13 (0.25%) IEC 61508
8 12 (0.23%) WAI
9 9 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 12207
10 4 (0.076%) ISO 8583
11 3 (0.057%) Solvency II
11 3 (0.057%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.019%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.019%) DO-254
System Software
1 120 (2.28%) Firmware
2 43 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (0.50%) Hyper-V
3 26 (0.50%) Active Directory
4 16 (0.30%) KVM
5 11 (0.21%) OpenSIPS
5 11 (0.21%) Xen
5 11 (0.21%) XenServer
6 10 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
6 10 (0.19%) QEMU
7 8 (0.15%) vSphere
8 6 (0.11%) Varnish
8 6 (0.11%) qmail
9 5 (0.095%) Terminal Server
10 4 (0.076%) VMware ESX
10 4 (0.076%) NFS
10 4 (0.076%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (0.076%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.076%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.076%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 57 (1.09%) Puppet
2 50 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
4 11 (0.21%) Nagios
5 10 (0.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 10 (0.19%) Vagrant
6 6 (0.11%) YUM
6 6 (0.11%) Zenoss
6 6 (0.11%) Ansible
7 5 (0.095%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 4 (0.076%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.076%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (0.076%) Hyperic
9 3 (0.057%) StatsD
9 3 (0.057%) AppDNA
9 3 (0.057%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.038%) OpenNMS
10 2 (0.038%) Oozie
11 1 (0.019%) SCCM
11 1 (0.019%) Control-M
Vendors
1 664 (12.64%) Oracle
2 573 (10.91%) Microsoft
3 74 (1.41%) Google
4 66 (1.26%) VMware
5 49 (0.93%) IBM
6 47 (0.89%) Sybase
7 36 (0.69%) Citrix
7 36 (0.69%) Twitter
8 33 (0.63%) Cisco
8 33 (0.63%) Adobe
9 31 (0.59%) Perforce
10 30 (0.57%) Zend
11 28 (0.53%) SAP
12 26 (0.50%) HP
12 26 (0.50%) Intel
13 25 (0.48%) TOWER Software
14 24 (0.46%) MKS
15 22 (0.42%) Red Hat
15 22 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
16 21 (0.40%) Telerik
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45,000 DOE
Posted: 11 hours ago
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45,000 DOE
Posted: 11 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
IT Connections
Salary: to £35,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
IT Connections
Salary: 30,000 to £50,000 + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £34000 - £44000 per annum, Benefits Competitive Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Proteus Europe
Posted: 13 hours ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 13 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Gloucestershire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Gloucestershire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £25k - £32k dependent upon experience
Posted: 15 hours ago