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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 106 89 79
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 2808 3144 3682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.71% 3.13% 3.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.86% 3.30% 3.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2398 2675 3240
Average salary £40,000 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
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
98061 95266 102493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.68% 94.72% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82304 78117 89013
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 £38,500
% 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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -3 850 £40,000 -9.09% 97
London -68 576 £50,000 -4.76% 56
East of England +8 519 £42,500 +13.33% 60
South West -6 354 £37,500 - 35
West Midlands -5 149 £39,250 +4.66% 20
Yorkshire -20 130 £40,000 - 17
North West -64 98 £33,750 -10.00% 23
East Midlands -25 96 £37,500 -2.59% 19
North East -9 42 £30,000 -7.69% 4
Midlands -4 1 £40,000 -15.78%
Software Engineer
UK

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4665 (88.15%) Software Engineering
2 2229 (42.12%) C++
3 1973 (37.28%) C#
4 1873 (35.39%) Java
5 1745 (32.97%) Agile Software Development
6 1678 (31.71%) Degree
7 1418 (26.80%) Linux
8 1391 (26.28%) .NET
9 1386 (26.19%) SQL
10 1215 (22.96%) C
11 1179 (22.28%) Computer Science
12 1174 (22.18%) JavaScript
13 1129 (21.33%) HTML
14 1077 (20.35%) OO
15 952 (17.99%) Windows
16 852 (16.10%) SQL Server
17 772 (14.59%) Python
18 733 (13.85%) XML
19 729 (13.78%) CSS
20 672 (12.70%) TDD
21 648 (12.24%) Oracle
22 645 (12.19%) Scrum
23 624 (11.79%) ASP.NET
24 623 (11.77%) Finance
25 594 (11.22%) Microsoft
26 593 (11.21%) MVC
27 553 (10.45%) Web Services
28 544 (10.28%) UNIX
29 468 (8.84%) HTML5
30 465 (8.79%) Mathematics

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 164 (3.10%) Apache
2 150 (2.83%) Tomcat
3 127 (2.40%) WebSphere
4 123 (2.32%) Node.js
5 114 (2.15%) JBoss
6 104 (1.97%) WebLogic
7 86 (1.63%) CMS
8 74 (1.40%) IIS
9 69 (1.30%) SharePoint
10 54 (1.02%) GlassFish
11 36 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
12 31 (0.59%) OpenStack
12 31 (0.59%) WordPress
12 31 (0.59%) Apache Solr
13 30 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
14 26 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
15 20 (0.38%) Drupal
16 19 (0.36%) Apache ServiceMix
17 18 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
18 17 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 280 (5.29%) MS Excel
2 58 (1.10%) MS Office
3 57 (1.08%) Simulink
4 25 (0.47%) TargetLink
5 20 (0.38%) MS Visio
6 18 (0.34%) Stateflow
7 17 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
8 11 (0.21%) Maya
8 11 (0.21%) 3ds Max
9 8 (0.15%) Blender
10 7 (0.13%) Photoshop
11 3 (0.057%) MS Project
11 3 (0.057%) Mathematica
11 3 (0.057%) CINEMA 4D
12 2 (0.038%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.038%) PowerPivot
13 1 (0.019%) InfoPath
13 1 (0.019%) Mingle
13 1 (0.019%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.019%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 45 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.094%) SAP MRS
3 5 (0.094%) IntelliMatch
3 5 (0.094%) SAP PM
3 5 (0.094%) LabWindows
3 5 (0.094%) Tridion
4 4 (0.076%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.057%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.057%) Summit
6 2 (0.038%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.038%) Magento
7 1 (0.019%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 84 (1.59%) SaaS
2 65 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
3 61 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 59 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
5 39 (0.74%) GitHub
6 26 (0.49%) PaaS
7 14 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
7 14 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (0.13%) Basecamp
8 7 (0.13%) IaaS
8 7 (0.13%) Force.com
9 6 (0.11%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.094%) Google Apps
11 3 (0.057%) Google App Engine
12 2 (0.038%) Office 365
13 1 (0.019%) Route 53
13 1 (0.019%) Heroku
13 1 (0.019%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 243 (4.59%) TCP/IP
2 180 (3.40%) Internet
3 111 (2.10%) HTTP
3 111 (2.10%) Wireless
4 110 (2.08%) Ethernet
5 38 (0.72%) GSM
6 36 (0.68%) ZigBee
7 35 (0.66%) SNMP
8 31 (0.59%) LDAP
9 30 (0.57%) LTE
10 29 (0.55%) Asterisk PBX
10 29 (0.55%) SMS
10 29 (0.55%) SSL
11 28 (0.53%) Bluetooth
12 27 (0.51%) Firewall
13 24 (0.45%) RTP
13 24 (0.45%) Network Security
14 23 (0.43%) GPRS
15 22 (0.42%) VoIP
15 22 (0.42%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 852 (16.10%) SQL Server
2 318 (6.01%) MySQL
3 263 (4.97%) Relational Database
4 199 (3.76%) Big Data
5 143 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
6 141 (2.66%) RDBMS
7 134 (2.53%) NoSQL
8 86 (1.63%) Hadoop
9 85 (1.61%) MongoDB
10 76 (1.44%) Oracle Database
11 75 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
12 64 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
13 54 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 49 (0.93%) DB2
15 46 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 46 (0.87%) Redis
16 42 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
17 39 (0.74%) OLTP
18 36 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
19 22 (0.42%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 352 (6.65%) Subversion
2 322 (6.08%) Visual Studio
3 313 (5.91%) Git (software)
4 230 (4.35%) Eclipse
5 218 (4.12%) Selenium
6 194 (3.67%) Jenkins
7 172 (3.25%) Maven
8 161 (3.04%) Team Foundation Server
9 146 (2.76%) JUnit
10 128 (2.42%) JIRA
11 107 (2.02%) NUnit
12 86 (1.63%) Hudson
13 68 (1.28%) WebDriver
14 65 (1.23%) Ant
15 56 (1.06%) Cucumber
16 54 (1.02%) Bugzilla
17 47 (0.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 45 (0.85%) NetBeans
19 43 (0.81%) Rational DOORS
20 41 (0.77%) LabVIEW
General
1 623 (11.77%) Finance
2 311 (5.88%) Electronics
3 242 (4.57%) Telecoms
4 196 (3.70%) Games
5 149 (2.82%) Aerospace
6 141 (2.66%) Banking
7 134 (2.53%) Manufacturing
8 122 (2.31%) Automotive
9 112 (2.12%) Marketing
10 98 (1.85%) Retail
11 67 (1.27%) Military
12 50 (0.94%) French Language
13 46 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
14 41 (0.77%) Publishing
15 38 (0.72%) Advertising
16 31 (0.59%) Multimedia
17 30 (0.57%) Law
17 30 (0.57%) Legal
18 25 (0.47%) Front Office
19 17 (0.32%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1391 (26.28%) .NET
2 1129 (21.33%) HTML
3 733 (13.85%) XML
4 729 (13.78%) CSS
5 624 (11.79%) ASP.NET
6 553 (10.45%) Web Services
7 468 (8.84%) HTML5
8 414 (7.82%) jQuery
9 407 (7.69%) J2EE
10 401 (7.58%) Spring
11 318 (6.01%) WPF
12 310 (5.86%) WCF
13 242 (4.57%) REST
14 240 (4.54%) SOAP
15 229 (4.33%) Ajax
16 224 (4.23%) .NET Framework
17 207 (3.91%) CSS3
18 199 (3.76%) ASP.NET MVC
19 175 (3.31%) STL
20 168 (3.17%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1179 (22.28%) Computer Science
2 465 (8.79%) Mathematics
3 385 (7.28%) Algorithms
4 355 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
5 320 (6.05%) Open Source
6 228 (4.31%) Embedded Systems
7 210 (3.97%) Physics
8 202 (3.82%) Enterprise Software
9 165 (3.12%) User Experience
10 136 (2.57%) Data Structures
11 134 (2.53%) Mobile App
12 113 (2.14%) Device Driver
13 110 (2.08%) Client/Server
14 75 (1.42%) 3D Graphics
15 74 (1.40%) Management Information System
16 51 (0.96%) Visualisation
17 36 (0.68%) N-Tier
18 35 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 35 (0.66%) Social Media
19 34 (0.64%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 1418 (26.80%) Linux
2 952 (17.99%) Windows
3 544 (10.28%) UNIX
4 314 (5.93%) Android
5 184 (3.48%) Apple iOS
6 91 (1.72%) Embedded Linux
7 43 (0.81%) Solaris
8 35 (0.66%) Mac OS X
8 35 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
9 32 (0.60%) VxWorks
10 30 (0.57%) Windows CE
11 26 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
11 26 (0.49%) AIX
12 21 (0.40%) Windows 7
13 19 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 19 (0.36%) Mac OS
14 17 (0.32%) Windows Phone
15 14 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
16 13 (0.25%) HPUX
17 12 (0.23%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4665 (88.15%) Software Engineering
2 1745 (32.97%) Agile Software Development
3 1077 (20.35%) OO
4 672 (12.70%) TDD
5 645 (12.19%) Scrum
6 593 (11.21%) MVC
7 448 (8.47%) Multithreading
8 397 (7.50%) OOD
9 394 (7.45%) UML
10 389 (7.35%) Unit Testing
11 317 (5.99%) Continuous Integration
12 300 (5.67%) OOP
13 248 (4.69%) Automated Testing
14 226 (4.27%) Web Development
15 220 (4.16%) BDD
16 213 (4.02%) Software Testing
17 204 (3.85%) E-Commerce
18 195 (3.68%) Test Automation
19 172 (3.25%) Mentoring
20 156 (2.95%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2229 (42.12%) C++
2 1973 (37.28%) C#
3 1873 (35.39%) Java
4 1386 (26.19%) SQL
5 1215 (22.96%) C
6 1174 (22.18%) JavaScript
7 772 (14.59%) Python
8 372 (7.03%) PHP
9 260 (4.91%) Embedded C
10 235 (4.44%) Perl
11 201 (3.80%) Ruby
12 175 (3.31%) Embedded C++
13 145 (2.74%) VB.NET
14 126 (2.38%) T-SQL
15 113 (2.14%) Bash Shell
16 112 (2.12%) MATLAB
17 110 (2.08%) VB
18 104 (1.97%) Scala
19 101 (1.91%) Objective-C
19 101 (1.91%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 1678 (31.71%) Degree
2 285 (5.39%) Security Cleared
3 164 (3.10%) PhD
4 145 (2.74%) SC Cleared
5 82 (1.55%) ISEB
6 81 (1.53%) ISTQB
7 65 (1.23%) DV Cleared
8 37 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 24 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
9 24 (0.45%) HND
10 13 (0.25%) OCPJP
11 12 (0.23%) HNC
12 11 (0.21%) OCMJD
13 7 (0.13%) Postgraduate
14 6 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
14 6 (0.11%) BC Cleared
15 5 (0.094%) CCA
16 4 (0.076%) Sun Certification
16 4 (0.076%) MCAD
16 4 (0.076%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 415 (7.84%) QA
2 93 (1.76%) ISO 9001
3 42 (0.79%) PCI DSS
4 29 (0.55%) DO-178B
5 27 (0.51%) JTAG
6 21 (0.40%) SLA
7 19 (0.36%) ISO 9000
8 18 (0.34%) IEC 61508
9 13 (0.25%) GAMP
9 13 (0.25%) TickIT
9 13 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 10 (0.19%) WAI
11 9 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 12207
12 4 (0.076%) ISO 8583
13 1 (0.019%) DO-254
13 1 (0.019%) Solvency II
13 1 (0.019%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.019%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 130 (2.46%) Firmware
2 51 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (0.87%) Hyper-V
4 33 (0.62%) Active Directory
5 12 (0.23%) Xen
5 12 (0.23%) KVM
5 12 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
6 11 (0.21%) OpenSIPS
6 11 (0.21%) XenServer
7 10 (0.19%) QEMU
8 8 (0.15%) vSphere
9 7 (0.13%) qmail
9 7 (0.13%) Varnish
10 6 (0.11%) NFS
11 5 (0.094%) Terminal Server
11 5 (0.094%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.076%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (0.076%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.038%) VMware ESX
13 2 (0.038%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 57 (1.08%) Puppet
2 50 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
4 15 (0.28%) Nagios
5 10 (0.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 7 (0.13%) yum
6 7 (0.13%) Vagrant
6 7 (0.13%) Zenoss
7 6 (0.11%) Ansible
8 5 (0.094%) OpenNMS
8 5 (0.094%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 4 (0.076%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (0.076%) Hyperic
10 3 (0.057%) MOM
10 3 (0.057%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.057%) AppDNA
11 2 (0.038%) Oozie
11 2 (0.038%) SCCM
11 2 (0.038%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.038%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 648 (12.24%) Oracle
2 594 (11.22%) Microsoft
3 85 (1.61%) Google
4 76 (1.44%) VMware
5 59 (1.11%) IBM
6 48 (0.91%) Sybase
7 37 (0.70%) Citrix
8 35 (0.66%) Cisco
8 35 (0.66%) Twitter
9 33 (0.62%) Zend
9 33 (0.62%) SAP
10 32 (0.60%) Adobe
10 32 (0.60%) Perforce
11 31 (0.59%) Red Hat
12 29 (0.55%) Intel
13 28 (0.53%) HP
13 28 (0.53%) Apple
14 25 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
15 24 (0.45%) TOWER Software
16 23 (0.43%) Telerik
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: 25,000 to 30,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Connections
Salary: to £26,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: £50,000 to £55,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £23,000 to £30,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Connectus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Connectus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £27000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £40000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago