The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 36 35 34
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 5733 6033 6618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.90% 6.21% 6.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.13% 7.54% 7.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4931 5235 5843
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Software Engineering
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
80359 80047 83600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.71% 82.35% 80.20%
Number of salaries quoted 66729 64585 71490
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in England

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the England region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in England

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the England region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in England

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the England region over the 3 months to 29 January 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
London -8 1744 £55,000 - 300
South East -2 1551 £42,500 - 214
East of England -2 720 £42,500 - 172
South West +7 630 £37,500 - 112
Yorkshire +8 307 £40,000 - 54
North West -10 299 £40,000 - 63
West Midlands +16 285 £40,000 - 42
East Midlands -20 176 £40,000 +6.66% 40
North East -6 37 £38,250 +2.00% 8
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 4796 (40.97%) Agile Software Development
2 4764 (40.70%) C#
3 4288 (36.63%) Java
4 4035 (34.47%) Degree
5 3963 (33.85%) .NET
6 3646 (31.15%) JavaScript
7 3450 (29.47%) C++
8 3305 (28.23%) SQL
9 3065 (26.18%) HTML
10 2859 (24.42%) Computer Science
11 2666 (22.77%) OO
12 2435 (20.80%) SQL Server
13 2306 (19.70%) CSS
14 2270 (19.39%) Linux
15 2154 (18.40%) ASP.NET
16 2145 (18.32%) Finance
17 2070 (17.68%) TDD
18 2033 (17.37%) MVC
19 1838 (15.70%) XML
20 1702 (14.54%) C
21 1691 (14.45%) Windows
22 1662 (14.20%) Web Services
23 1637 (13.98%) Scrum
24 1516 (12.95%) Microsoft
25 1414 (12.08%) jQuery
26 1395 (11.92%) Python
27 1307 (11.17%) Oracle
28 1108 (9.47%) HTML5
29 1054 (9.00%) Spring
30 1051 (8.98%) UNIX

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 385 (3.29%) Tomcat
2 370 (3.16%) Apache
3 367 (3.14%) Node.js
4 237 (2.02%) IIS
5 236 (2.02%) SharePoint
6 215 (1.84%) WebSphere
7 214 (1.83%) JBoss
7 214 (1.83%) CMS
8 212 (1.81%) WebLogic
9 99 (0.85%) Confluence
10 97 (0.83%) Drupal
11 82 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
12 80 (0.68%) Apache Solr
13 71 (0.61%) nginx
14 69 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
15 62 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
16 52 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
17 51 (0.44%) MQSeries
18 49 (0.42%) WordPress
18 49 (0.42%) GlassFish
Applications
1 883 (7.54%) MS Excel
2 115 (0.98%) MS Office
3 79 (0.67%) Photoshop
4 69 (0.59%) Simulink
5 49 (0.42%) MS Visio
6 42 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
7 36 (0.31%) MS Project
8 30 (0.26%) TargetLink
9 16 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
10 14 (0.12%) Mingle
10 14 (0.12%) Stateflow
11 11 (0.094%) Mathematica
11 11 (0.094%) AutoCAD
12 10 (0.085%) Maya
13 9 (0.077%) 3ds Max
14 8 (0.068%) InfoPath
14 8 (0.068%) Doxygen
15 7 (0.060%) Fireworks
15 7 (0.060%) Blender
15 7 (0.060%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 90 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
3 14 (0.12%) Magento
3 14 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
4 13 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (0.060%) Google Analytics
6 6 (0.051%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
6 6 (0.051%) Advent Moxy
6 6 (0.051%) Tridion
6 6 (0.051%) SAP PM
6 6 (0.051%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (0.043%) SAP MRS
7 5 (0.043%) IntelliMatch
8 4 (0.034%) Workday HCM
8 4 (0.034%) Fredhopper
8 4 (0.034%) Oracle 11i
8 4 (0.034%) LabWindows
9 3 (0.026%) Visualfiles
9 3 (0.026%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.017%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 265 (2.26%) SaaS
2 193 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 118 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
4 111 (0.95%) GitHub
5 93 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
6 43 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
6 43 (0.37%) PaaS
7 27 (0.23%) Amazon S3
8 21 (0.18%) Force.com
9 14 (0.12%) Google Apps
10 12 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
10 12 (0.10%) IaaS
11 9 (0.077%) Amazon SQS
12 4 (0.034%) Google Compute Engine
12 4 (0.034%) Office 365
13 3 (0.026%) Amazon ELB
13 3 (0.026%) Joyent
13 3 (0.026%) Route 53
14 2 (0.017%) Heroku
14 2 (0.017%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 347 (2.96%) TCP/IP
2 311 (2.66%) Internet
3 261 (2.23%) HTTP
4 125 (1.07%) Wireless
5 121 (1.03%) Ethernet
6 65 (0.56%) Firewall
7 62 (0.53%) LDAP
8 50 (0.43%) SSL
9 49 (0.42%) GSM
10 42 (0.36%) SNMP
11 40 (0.34%) DNS
12 37 (0.32%) LTE
13 35 (0.30%) 3G
13 35 (0.30%) Intranet
14 33 (0.28%) ZigBee
15 31 (0.26%) Bluetooth
16 30 (0.26%) Network Security
16 30 (0.26%) LAN
17 28 (0.24%) Modbus
17 28 (0.24%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2435 (20.80%) SQL Server
2 951 (8.12%) MySQL
3 694 (5.93%) Relational Database
4 478 (4.08%) NoSQL
5 450 (3.84%) Big Data
6 375 (3.20%) MongoDB
7 367 (3.14%) RDBMS
8 362 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
9 254 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
10 217 (1.85%) Hadoop
11 200 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
12 143 (1.22%) Oracle Database
13 129 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
14 121 (1.03%) Redis
15 120 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 112 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 83 (0.71%) RavenDB
18 81 (0.69%) DB2
19 79 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
20 73 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 845 (7.22%) Git (software)
2 779 (6.65%) Visual Studio
3 631 (5.39%) Subversion
4 437 (3.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 419 (3.58%) JUnit
6 401 (3.43%) Jenkins
7 395 (3.37%) Selenium
8 391 (3.34%) Maven
9 384 (3.28%) Eclipse
10 369 (3.15%) JIRA
11 307 (2.62%) NUnit
12 210 (1.79%) Cucumber
13 161 (1.38%) TeamCity
14 126 (1.08%) Ant
15 125 (1.07%) WebDriver
16 115 (0.98%) Jasmine
17 110 (0.94%) Rational DOORS
18 109 (0.93%) Hudson
19 103 (0.88%) Rhino Mocks
20 97 (0.83%) Moq
General
1 2145 (18.32%) Finance
2 471 (4.02%) Banking
3 460 (3.93%) Telecoms
4 429 (3.66%) Marketing
5 384 (3.28%) Electronics
6 377 (3.22%) Retail
7 303 (2.59%) Games
8 191 (1.63%) Aerospace
9 183 (1.56%) Manufacturing
9 183 (1.56%) Front Office
10 176 (1.50%) Automotive
11 165 (1.41%) Financial Institution
12 120 (1.03%) Advertising
13 112 (0.96%) Back Office
14 109 (0.93%) Military
15 96 (0.82%) Legal
16 91 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
17 89 (0.76%) Investment Banking
18 73 (0.62%) Publishing
19 67 (0.57%) French Language
Job Titles
1 5881 (50.24%) Developer
2 4615 (39.42%) Software Engineer
3 1426 (12.18%) Software Developer
4 1316 (11.24%) Java Developer
5 1158 (9.89%) C# Developer
6 1086 (9.28%) Senior Developer
7 1051 (8.98%) Senior Software Engineer
8 892 (7.62%) .NET Developer
9 648 (5.54%) C# .NET Developer
10 594 (5.07%) Graduate
11 505 (4.31%) C++ Developer
12 500 (4.27%) C++ Software Engineer
13 494 (4.22%) Junior
14 476 (4.07%) Programmer
15 424 (3.62%) Java Software Engineer
16 399 (3.41%) C# Software Engineer
17 394 (3.37%) Web Developer
18 382 (3.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
19 357 (3.05%) Junior Developer
20 342 (2.92%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3963 (33.85%) .NET
2 3065 (26.18%) HTML
3 2306 (19.70%) CSS
4 2154 (18.40%) ASP.NET
5 1838 (15.70%) XML
6 1662 (14.20%) Web Services
7 1414 (12.08%) jQuery
8 1108 (9.47%) HTML5
9 1054 (9.00%) Spring
10 957 (8.18%) ASP.NET MVC
11 946 (8.08%) J2EE
12 808 (6.90%) WCF
13 754 (6.44%) WPF
14 746 (6.37%) .NET Framework
15 724 (6.18%) Ajax
16 598 (5.11%) SOAP
17 576 (4.92%) AngularJS
18 572 (4.89%) REST
19 513 (4.38%) CSS3
20 498 (4.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2859 (24.42%) Computer Science
2 915 (7.82%) Mathematics
3 897 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
4 803 (6.86%) Open Source
5 699 (5.97%) Algorithms
6 491 (4.19%) User Experience
7 446 (3.81%) Enterprise Software
8 396 (3.38%) Mobile App
9 344 (2.94%) Embedded Systems
10 317 (2.71%) Physics
11 264 (2.26%) Data Structures
12 261 (2.23%) Visualisation
13 201 (1.72%) Management Information System
14 168 (1.44%) Client/Server
15 165 (1.41%) Hedge funds
16 164 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 146 (1.25%) Device Driver
18 137 (1.17%) Derivative
19 118 (1.01%) N-Tier
20 109 (0.93%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2270 (19.39%) Linux
2 1691 (14.45%) Windows
3 1051 (8.98%) UNIX
4 682 (5.83%) Android
5 537 (4.59%) Apple iOS
6 109 (0.93%) Embedded Linux
7 103 (0.88%) Solaris
8 84 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
9 69 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 67 (0.57%) Mac OS X
11 49 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
12 47 (0.40%) Ubuntu
12 47 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
12 47 (0.40%) Windows Phone
13 46 (0.39%) AIX
14 45 (0.38%) HPUX
14 45 (0.38%) CentOS
15 41 (0.35%) VxWorks
16 36 (0.31%) Windows 7
17 35 (0.30%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4796 (40.97%) Agile Software Development
2 2666 (22.77%) OO
3 2070 (17.68%) TDD
4 2033 (17.37%) MVC
5 1637 (13.98%) Scrum
6 988 (8.44%) Continuous Integration
7 940 (8.03%) Multithreading
8 901 (7.70%) OOD
9 856 (7.31%) OOP
10 837 (7.15%) Unit Testing
11 755 (6.45%) BDD
12 723 (6.18%) UML
13 720 (6.15%) E-Commerce
14 711 (6.07%) Web Development
15 590 (5.04%) Mentoring
16 578 (4.94%) Project Management
17 445 (3.80%) SOA
18 398 (3.40%) Analytics
19 389 (3.32%) Test Automation
20 320 (2.73%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 4764 (40.70%) C#
2 4288 (36.63%) Java
3 3646 (31.15%) JavaScript
4 3450 (29.47%) C++
5 3305 (28.23%) SQL
6 1702 (14.54%) C
7 1395 (11.92%) Python
8 939 (8.02%) PHP
9 559 (4.78%) VB.NET
10 536 (4.58%) Ruby
11 433 (3.70%) T-SQL
12 400 (3.42%) Perl
13 323 (2.76%) Embedded C
14 280 (2.39%) VB
15 260 (2.22%) Objective-C
16 257 (2.20%) Scala
17 227 (1.94%) PL/SQL
18 224 (1.91%) Embedded C++
19 184 (1.57%) MATLAB
20 171 (1.46%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4035 (34.47%) Degree
2 474 (4.05%) Security Cleared
3 330 (2.82%) PhD
4 267 (2.28%) SC Cleared
5 138 (1.18%) DV Cleared
6 96 (0.82%) ISEB
7 81 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 61 (0.52%) Sun Certification
9 50 (0.43%) HND
10 40 (0.34%) OCPJP
11 38 (0.32%) ISTQB
12 30 (0.26%) Postgraduate
13 27 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
14 26 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 24 (0.21%) Chartered Engineer
15 24 (0.21%) PMI Certification
16 21 (0.18%) OCMJD
16 21 (0.18%) MCSD
17 20 (0.17%) HNC
18 17 (0.15%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 702 (6.00%) QA
2 135 (1.15%) ISO 9001
3 52 (0.44%) DO-178B
4 45 (0.38%) SLA
5 43 (0.37%) PCI DSS
6 37 (0.32%) JTAG
7 26 (0.22%) IEC 61508
8 19 (0.16%) JSP 440
9 16 (0.14%) ISO 9000
10 13 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 12 (0.10%) EMIR
11 12 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
12 11 (0.094%) DO-254
13 9 (0.077%) WCAG
14 8 (0.068%) ISO 8583
15 7 (0.060%) WAI
15 7 (0.060%) Data Quality
16 3 (0.026%) GAMP
16 3 (0.026%) TickIT
17 2 (0.017%) HL7
System Software
1 199 (1.70%) Firmware
2 68 (0.58%) Active Directory
3 61 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 57 (0.49%) Hyper-V
5 37 (0.32%) Varnish
6 17 (0.15%) Xen
6 17 (0.15%) KVM
7 15 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
8 12 (0.10%) QEMU
8 12 (0.10%) XenServer
9 11 (0.094%) Terminal Services
9 11 (0.094%) Docker
9 11 (0.094%) HDFS
10 10 (0.085%) NFS
11 7 (0.060%) qmail
11 7 (0.060%) OpenSIPS
12 5 (0.043%) IMail Server
13 4 (0.034%) ISA Server
14 3 (0.026%) VMware ESX
14 3 (0.026%) Squid
Systems Management
1 156 (1.33%) Puppet
2 147 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
3 66 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
4 57 (0.49%) Nagios
5 39 (0.33%) Ansible
6 33 (0.28%) Vagrant
7 14 (0.12%) Capistrano
8 13 (0.11%) Salt
9 10 (0.085%) yum
10 9 (0.077%) Hadoop YARN
11 8 (0.068%) Graphite
11 8 (0.068%) SCCM
11 8 (0.068%) ZABBIX
11 8 (0.068%) OpenNMS
12 7 (0.060%) Zenoss
12 7 (0.060%) logstash
13 6 (0.051%) OpenAM
13 6 (0.051%) HAProxy
14 5 (0.043%) MOM
14 5 (0.043%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1516 (12.95%) Microsoft
2 1307 (11.17%) Oracle
3 189 (1.61%) Google
4 131 (1.12%) IBM
5 106 (0.91%) Red Hat
6 102 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
7 100 (0.85%) Zend
8 99 (0.85%) Sybase
9 97 (0.83%) Sun
10 89 (0.76%) VMware
11 88 (0.75%) Sitecore
12 84 (0.72%) SAP
13 78 (0.67%) hybris
14 70 (0.60%) Telerik
15 67 (0.57%) Twitter
16 63 (0.54%) Adobe
17 61 (0.52%) Endeca
18 60 (0.51%) Apple
19 58 (0.50%) Facebook
19 58 (0.50%) HP
City, London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £48,000 to £50,000 per annum £320-£330 Day Rate
Posted: 22 minutes ago
Exeter, Devon
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Training and Career Progression!
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Surrey
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £45 - £50 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + pension + health + phone +
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum and bonus, pension, Health, Mobile,
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £75,000 to £95,000 per annum bonus + shares + Pension + health et
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum + good bonus (10-20%) + health + pen
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £48k + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago