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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 29 38 39
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 6449 6118 5608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.34% 5.67% 5.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.45% 6.84% 6.84%
Number of salaries quoted 5492 5207 5001
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
86526 89433 82017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 85.05% 82.85% 81.80%
Number of salaries quoted 72298 72039 67906
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +9 2416 £60,000 +9.09% 314
South East +6 1490 £42,500 - 215
South West +7 666 £40,000 +14.28% 107
East of England -4 601 £42,500 +6.25% 148
Yorkshire +24 418 £40,000 - 58
North West +11 312 £39,000 +4.00% 54
West Midlands +23 311 £37,500 +7.14% 43
East Midlands -15 243 £37,500 -6.25% 37
North East -6 41 £40,000 +33.33% 8
Midlands -9 1 - -
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 5740 (45.62%) Agile Software Development
2 5007 (39.79%) Java
3 4572 (36.34%) C#
4 4111 (32.67%) Degree
5 3766 (29.93%) JavaScript
6 3753 (29.83%) .NET
7 3687 (29.30%) SQL
8 3615 (28.73%) C++
9 3076 (24.45%) HTML
10 2972 (23.62%) Computer Science
11 2662 (21.16%) Linux
12 2581 (20.51%) OO
13 2443 (19.42%) TDD
14 2298 (18.26%) CSS
15 2228 (17.71%) Finance
16 2190 (17.41%) SQL Server
17 2011 (15.98%) ASP.NET
18 1977 (15.71%) MVC
19 1906 (15.15%) Scrum
20 1860 (14.78%) C
21 1821 (14.47%) Python
22 1775 (14.11%) Windows
23 1769 (14.06%) Web Services
24 1705 (13.55%) jQuery
25 1520 (12.08%) XML
26 1441 (11.45%) Microsoft
27 1434 (11.40%) Oracle
28 1402 (11.14%) Continuous Integration
29 1339 (10.64%) Spring
30 1293 (10.28%) Git (software)

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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
1 670 (5.33%) Node.js
2 459 (3.65%) Apache
3 413 (3.28%) Tomcat
4 245 (1.95%) JBoss
5 231 (1.84%) WebSphere
6 207 (1.65%) WebLogic
7 204 (1.62%) Elasticsearch
8 197 (1.57%) SharePoint
9 189 (1.50%) IIS
10 146 (1.16%) CMS
11 144 (1.14%) Apache Spark
12 125 (0.99%) Apache Solr
13 117 (0.93%) OpenStack
14 107 (0.85%) nginx
15 79 (0.63%) Apache Pig
16 72 (0.57%) Mule
17 63 (0.50%) MQSeries
18 55 (0.44%) Confluence
19 54 (0.43%) Jetty
20 45 (0.36%) Drupal
Applications
1 733 (5.83%) MS Excel
2 78 (0.62%) MS Office
3 55 (0.44%) Simulink
4 48 (0.38%) Photoshop
5 36 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 36 (0.29%) TargetLink
6 25 (0.20%) MS Visio
7 23 (0.18%) MS Project
8 20 (0.16%) InfoPath
9 12 (0.095%) Adobe Illustrator
10 11 (0.087%) Spreadsheet
11 9 (0.072%) FrameMaker
11 9 (0.072%) AutoCAD
12 8 (0.064%) Mingle
13 6 (0.048%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 6 (0.048%) Siemens NX
13 6 (0.048%) PTC Creo
13 6 (0.048%) SOLIDWORKS
13 6 (0.048%) Revit
13 6 (0.048%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 58 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 27 (0.21%) Magento
3 20 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
4 14 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
5 13 (0.10%) Markit EDM
5 13 (0.10%) Oracle 11i
6 9 (0.072%) Sophis RISQUE
6 9 (0.072%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (0.048%) Oracle Applications
8 5 (0.040%) LatentZero
8 5 (0.040%) Endur
8 5 (0.040%) thinkFolio
9 4 (0.032%) VisionPLUS
9 4 (0.032%) SAP Business One
10 3 (0.024%) Beauchamp
10 3 (0.024%) Dynamics NAV
10 3 (0.024%) BusinessWorks
10 3 (0.024%) AquaLogic BPM
11 2 (0.016%) Odoo
11 2 (0.016%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 659 (5.24%) Amazon AWS
2 423 (3.36%) SaaS
3 388 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 145 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
5 135 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
6 118 (0.94%) GitHub
7 87 (0.69%) IaaS
8 71 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
9 69 (0.55%) PaaS
10 66 (0.52%) Google App Engine
11 32 (0.25%) Heroku
12 25 (0.20%) Force.com
13 24 (0.19%) Google Analytics
13 24 (0.19%) Sumo Logic
14 22 (0.17%) HP Helion
15 20 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
16 14 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 13 (0.10%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 10 (0.079%) Office 365
19 8 (0.064%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 468 (3.72%) Internet
2 417 (3.31%) TCP/IP
3 339 (2.69%) HTTP
4 130 (1.03%) Ethernet
5 75 (0.60%) Wireless
6 71 (0.56%) DNS
6 71 (0.56%) Network Security
7 64 (0.51%) Firewall
8 44 (0.35%) Bluetooth
9 43 (0.34%) SSL
10 41 (0.33%) GSM
11 39 (0.31%) Broadband
12 38 (0.30%) ATM
12 38 (0.30%) VoIP
12 38 (0.30%) SMTP
12 38 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
13 32 (0.25%) LTE
14 31 (0.25%) Profibus
14 31 (0.25%) Intranet
14 31 (0.25%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2190 (17.41%) SQL Server
2 1057 (8.40%) MySQL
3 763 (6.06%) Relational Database
4 730 (5.80%) MongoDB
5 677 (5.38%) NoSQL
6 591 (4.70%) Big Data
7 397 (3.16%) Hadoop
8 338 (2.69%) RDBMS
9 267 (2.12%) PostgreSQL
10 223 (1.77%) Oracle Database
11 211 (1.68%) Redis
12 202 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
13 185 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
14 166 (1.32%) Apache Hive
15 160 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
16 133 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
17 132 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 122 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 86 (0.68%) HBase
19 86 (0.68%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1293 (10.28%) Git (software)
2 863 (6.86%) Visual Studio
3 634 (5.04%) Jenkins
4 561 (4.46%) Subversion
5 546 (4.34%) Maven
6 510 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
7 450 (3.58%) JUnit
8 427 (3.39%) Selenium
9 371 (2.95%) Eclipse
10 361 (2.87%) JIRA
11 324 (2.58%) NUnit
12 215 (1.71%) Ant
13 211 (1.68%) TeamCity
14 156 (1.24%) Cucumber
15 147 (1.17%) Grunt
16 138 (1.10%) Gradle
17 134 (1.07%) Hudson
18 106 (0.84%) Moq
19 103 (0.82%) WebDriver
20 101 (0.80%) MSTest
General
1 2228 (17.71%) Finance
2 703 (5.59%) Telecoms
3 578 (4.59%) Retail
4 518 (4.12%) Games
5 442 (3.51%) Banking
6 379 (3.01%) Electronics
7 357 (2.84%) Marketing
8 244 (1.94%) Manufacturing
9 239 (1.90%) Automotive
10 205 (1.63%) Front Office
11 172 (1.37%) Aerospace
12 157 (1.25%) Financial Institution
13 130 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
14 121 (0.96%) Back Office
15 112 (0.89%) Publishing
16 110 (0.87%) Advertising
17 93 (0.74%) Military
18 87 (0.69%) Investment Banking
19 64 (0.51%) Legal
20 46 (0.37%) Law
Job Titles
1 6291 (50.00%) Developer
2 5063 (40.24%) Software Engineer
3 1509 (11.99%) Java Developer
4 1371 (10.90%) Software Developer
5 1239 (9.85%) Senior Developer
6 1151 (9.15%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1013 (8.05%) C# Developer
8 792 (6.29%) .NET Developer
9 703 (5.59%) Graduate
10 596 (4.74%) C# .NET Developer
11 553 (4.40%) C# Software Engineer
12 532 (4.23%) Junior
13 506 (4.02%) C++ Developer
14 460 (3.66%) C++ Software Engineer
15 433 (3.44%) Programmer
16 425 (3.38%) Web Developer
17 419 (3.33%) Java Software Engineer
18 362 (2.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
19 361 (2.87%) Senior Java Developer
20 358 (2.85%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3753 (29.83%) .NET
2 3076 (24.45%) HTML
3 2298 (18.26%) CSS
4 2011 (15.98%) ASP.NET
5 1769 (14.06%) Web Services
6 1705 (13.55%) jQuery
7 1520 (12.08%) XML
8 1339 (10.64%) Spring
9 1218 (9.68%) HTML5
10 993 (7.89%) AngularJS
11 974 (7.74%) REST
12 928 (7.38%) ASP.NET MVC
13 849 (6.75%) WCF
14 848 (6.74%) J2EE
15 835 (6.64%) WPF
16 699 (5.56%) .NET Framework
17 665 (5.29%) Hibernate
18 653 (5.19%) CSS3
19 631 (5.02%) SOAP
20 612 (4.86%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2972 (23.62%) Computer Science
2 984 (7.82%) Mathematics
3 960 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
4 725 (5.76%) Algorithms
5 505 (4.01%) Mobile App
6 484 (3.85%) User Experience
7 469 (3.73%) Data Structures
8 456 (3.62%) Enterprise Software
9 385 (3.06%) Physics
10 261 (2.07%) Visualisation
11 249 (1.98%) Hedge funds
12 220 (1.75%) Client/Server
13 208 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 186 (1.48%) Embedded Systems
15 175 (1.39%) Management Information System
16 166 (1.32%) Derivative
17 152 (1.21%) Digital Media
18 135 (1.07%) Device Driver
19 134 (1.07%) N-Tier
20 128 (1.02%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 2662 (21.16%) Linux
2 1775 (14.11%) Windows
3 1085 (8.62%) UNIX
4 834 (6.63%) Android
5 758 (6.02%) Apple iOS
6 98 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 93 (0.74%) Embedded Linux
8 90 (0.72%) Mac OS X
9 89 (0.71%) Ubuntu
10 83 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
10 83 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 74 (0.59%) Windows Phone
12 67 (0.53%) Solaris
13 53 (0.42%) Windows 8
14 51 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
15 47 (0.37%) Windows 7
16 39 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
17 34 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
18 30 (0.24%) CentOS
19 28 (0.22%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5740 (45.62%) Agile Software Development
2 2581 (20.51%) OO
3 2443 (19.42%) TDD
4 1977 (15.71%) MVC
5 1906 (15.15%) Scrum
6 1402 (11.14%) Continuous Integration
7 1279 (10.17%) SDLC
8 1029 (8.18%) Multithreading
9 951 (7.56%) Unit Testing
10 905 (7.19%) BDD
11 879 (6.99%) OOP
12 845 (6.72%) Mentoring
13 787 (6.25%) Open Source
14 754 (5.99%) E-Commerce
15 752 (5.98%) OOD
16 745 (5.92%) Web Development
17 698 (5.55%) UML
18 526 (4.18%) Project Management
19 523 (4.16%) DevOps
20 470 (3.74%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5007 (39.79%) Java
2 4572 (36.34%) C#
3 3766 (29.93%) JavaScript
4 3687 (29.30%) SQL
5 3615 (28.73%) C++
6 1860 (14.78%) C
7 1821 (14.47%) Python
8 1013 (8.05%) PHP
9 754 (5.99%) Ruby
10 533 (4.24%) T-SQL
11 523 (4.16%) Scala
12 484 (3.85%) VB.NET
13 406 (3.23%) Perl
14 351 (2.79%) Objective-C
15 333 (2.65%) Embedded C
16 309 (2.46%) PL/SQL
17 295 (2.34%) Embedded C++
18 259 (2.06%) VB
19 206 (1.64%) Shell Script
20 205 (1.63%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4111 (32.67%) Degree
2 437 (3.47%) Security Cleared
3 313 (2.49%) PhD
4 231 (1.84%) SC Cleared
5 138 (1.10%) DV Cleared
6 135 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
7 81 (0.64%) ISEB
8 53 (0.42%) ISTQB
9 39 (0.31%) MCP
10 38 (0.30%) HND
10 38 (0.30%) PMI Certification
11 37 (0.29%) Sun Certification
11 37 (0.29%) CISSP
12 36 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
12 36 (0.29%) MCSE
13 34 (0.27%) CCNA
14 31 (0.25%) PMP
15 28 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
16 26 (0.21%) SSCP
17 25 (0.20%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 794 (6.31%) QA
2 67 (0.53%) ISO 9001
3 45 (0.36%) SLA
4 39 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
5 33 (0.26%) EMIR
6 30 (0.24%) DO-178B
7 25 (0.20%) TickIT
8 15 (0.12%) PCI DSS
9 12 (0.095%) WCAG
10 11 (0.087%) JTAG
10 11 (0.087%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 10 (0.079%) ISO 9000
12 9 (0.072%) GAMP
12 9 (0.072%) HL7
13 8 (0.064%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 7 (0.056%) IEC 61508
14 7 (0.056%) Data Quality
15 3 (0.024%) DICOM
15 3 (0.024%) JSP 440
16 2 (0.016%) GMP
System Software
1 259 (2.06%) Firmware
2 220 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 191 (1.52%) Docker
4 70 (0.56%) Xen
5 66 (0.52%) Varnish
6 58 (0.46%) LXC
7 51 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
7 51 (0.41%) Active Directory
8 42 (0.33%) KVM
9 40 (0.32%) VirtualBox
10 38 (0.30%) Hyper-V
11 31 (0.25%) HDFS
12 27 (0.21%) IMail Server
13 17 (0.14%) iptables
14 16 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 11 (0.087%) vSphere
16 10 (0.079%) XenServer
17 7 (0.056%) VMware ESXi
17 7 (0.056%) Snort
18 5 (0.040%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 308 (2.45%) Puppet
2 300 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
3 195 (1.55%) Ansible
4 85 (0.68%) Vagrant
5 70 (0.56%) Nagios
6 49 (0.39%) Salt
7 38 (0.30%) ZABBIX
8 35 (0.28%) Kubernetes
9 30 (0.24%) HAProxy
9 30 (0.24%) WMI
10 28 (0.22%) Graphite
11 21 (0.17%) logstash
12 19 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
13 18 (0.14%) yum
13 18 (0.14%) Opsview
14 17 (0.14%) Mesos
14 17 (0.14%) StatsD
15 15 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 13 (0.10%) OPNET
17 12 (0.095%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1441 (11.45%) Microsoft
2 1434 (11.40%) Oracle
3 401 (3.19%) Google
4 258 (2.05%) VMware
5 163 (1.30%) Red Hat
6 139 (1.10%) Apple
7 134 (1.07%) IBM
8 129 (1.03%) Xamarin
9 99 (0.79%) SAP
10 93 (0.74%) Rackspace
11 89 (0.71%) Sybase
11 89 (0.71%) Zend
12 75 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
12 75 (0.60%) TIBCO
13 74 (0.59%) Adobe
14 68 (0.54%) hybris
15 60 (0.48%) Perforce
16 55 (0.44%) SaltStack
17 54 (0.43%) HP
18 52 (0.41%) New Relic
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 minutes ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £90k + bonus (c100%) + benefits
Posted: 24 minutes ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 28 minutes ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + pension etc
Posted: 35 minutes ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 52 minutes ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Centric Resource
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Generous company benefits including Healthca
Posted: 54 minutes ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 55 minutes ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £27k plus benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
PCR
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: up to £60k
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £29k + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Oxfordshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £highly competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £75,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable plus package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + 25 days holiday, BUPA, Life assura
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + 24 days holiday + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago