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

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 39 36 32
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 6020 6286 6918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.71% 6.14% 6.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.94% 7.51% 7.96%
Number of salaries quoted 5144 5444 6054
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
86698 83726 86947
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.30% 81.77% 79.71%
Number of salaries quoted 71999 67940 74673
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 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 18 December 2014.

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 18 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
London -10 1868 £55,000 - 194
South East -2 1551 £42,500 - 202
East of England +1 821 £42,500 +4.93% 104
South West 0 633 £37,500 - 87
Yorkshire +10 336 £39,250 -1.87% 40
West Midlands +1 295 £40,000 +6.66% 33
North West -33 278 £39,000 +4.00% 52
East Midlands -9 220 £40,000 - 20
North East -13 50 £35,000 - 5
Midlands -4 2 £40,000 -15.78%
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 4919 (40.84%) Agile Software Development
2 4772 (39.62%) C#
3 4525 (37.57%) Java
4 4201 (34.88%) Degree
5 3882 (32.23%) .NET
6 3661 (30.40%) JavaScript
7 3601 (29.90%) C++
8 3372 (28.00%) SQL
9 3139 (26.06%) HTML
10 3044 (25.27%) Computer Science
11 2705 (22.46%) OO
12 2420 (20.09%) SQL Server
13 2386 (19.81%) Linux
14 2348 (19.50%) CSS
15 2232 (18.53%) Finance
16 2099 (17.43%) TDD
17 2047 (17.00%) ASP.NET
18 1905 (15.82%) MVC
19 1865 (15.48%) XML
20 1798 (14.93%) C
21 1770 (14.70%) Windows
22 1696 (14.08%) Scrum
23 1659 (13.77%) Web Services
24 1503 (12.48%) Microsoft
25 1453 (12.06%) Python
26 1398 (11.61%) jQuery
27 1387 (11.52%) Oracle
28 1147 (9.52%) HTML5
29 1134 (9.42%) UNIX
30 1051 (8.73%) Spring

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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
1 413 (3.43%) Tomcat
2 376 (3.12%) Apache
3 368 (3.06%) Node.js
4 231 (1.92%) SharePoint
5 221 (1.83%) CMS
6 218 (1.81%) JBoss
7 217 (1.80%) WebSphere
8 212 (1.76%) IIS
9 207 (1.72%) WebLogic
10 95 (0.79%) Confluence
11 90 (0.75%) Drupal
12 89 (0.74%) Apache Solr
13 77 (0.64%) nginx
13 77 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
14 66 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
15 65 (0.54%) GlassFish
16 57 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
17 54 (0.45%) MQSeries
18 53 (0.44%) WordPress
19 45 (0.37%) Umbraco
Applications
1 891 (7.40%) MS Excel
2 127 (1.05%) MS Office
3 73 (0.61%) Photoshop
4 65 (0.54%) Simulink
5 53 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
6 49 (0.41%) MS Visio
7 34 (0.28%) MS Project
8 30 (0.25%) TargetLink
9 17 (0.14%) Stateflow
10 15 (0.12%) Maya
11 13 (0.11%) 3ds Max
11 13 (0.11%) Mingle
11 13 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
12 10 (0.083%) Blender
12 10 (0.083%) Mathematica
12 10 (0.083%) Adobe Illustrator
12 10 (0.083%) InfoPath
12 10 (0.083%) AutoCAD
13 8 (0.066%) Doxygen
14 6 (0.050%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 90 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.19%) Magento
3 21 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
4 12 (0.100%) Oracle Applications
5 11 (0.091%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.050%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
6 6 (0.050%) Advent Moxy
6 6 (0.050%) Google Analytics
6 6 (0.050%) SAP PM
7 5 (0.042%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.042%) Tridion
7 5 (0.042%) IntelliMatch
7 5 (0.042%) SAP MRS
8 4 (0.033%) Fredhopper
8 4 (0.033%) Workday HCM
8 4 (0.033%) Oracle 11i
8 4 (0.033%) LabWindows
9 3 (0.025%) Visualfiles
10 2 (0.017%) Dynamics GP
10 2 (0.017%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 284 (2.36%) SaaS
2 164 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 126 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
4 114 (0.95%) GitHub
5 96 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
6 44 (0.37%) PaaS
7 43 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
8 26 (0.22%) Amazon S3
9 23 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
10 17 (0.14%) Force.com
11 15 (0.12%) Google Apps
12 12 (0.100%) Amazon SQS
13 11 (0.091%) IaaS
14 7 (0.058%) Google App Engine
15 5 (0.042%) Amazon EMR
15 5 (0.042%) Office 365
16 4 (0.033%) Google Compute Engine
17 3 (0.025%) Heroku
18 2 (0.017%) Amazon ELB
18 2 (0.017%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 343 (2.85%) TCP/IP
2 338 (2.81%) Internet
3 279 (2.32%) HTTP
4 126 (1.05%) Wireless
5 124 (1.03%) Ethernet
6 61 (0.51%) LDAP
7 60 (0.50%) GSM
8 56 (0.46%) Firewall
9 51 (0.42%) SSL
10 44 (0.37%) LTE
11 42 (0.35%) SNMP
12 41 (0.34%) DNS
13 38 (0.32%) Intranet
14 37 (0.31%) 3G
14 37 (0.31%) ZigBee
15 35 (0.29%) RTP
16 34 (0.28%) Bluetooth
17 32 (0.27%) 4G
18 29 (0.24%) Asterisk PBX
18 29 (0.24%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2420 (20.09%) SQL Server
2 974 (8.09%) MySQL
3 732 (6.08%) Relational Database
4 512 (4.25%) NoSQL
5 494 (4.10%) Big Data
6 370 (3.07%) MongoDB
7 367 (3.05%) RDBMS
8 352 (2.92%) SQL Server 2008
9 272 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
10 242 (2.01%) Hadoop
11 207 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
12 153 (1.27%) Oracle Database
13 133 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
14 119 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 118 (0.98%) Redis
16 108 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 107 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
18 101 (0.84%) DB2
19 77 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
20 71 (0.59%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 900 (7.47%) Git (software)
2 828 (6.87%) Visual Studio
3 698 (5.80%) Subversion
4 450 (3.74%) Maven
5 448 (3.72%) Jenkins
6 441 (3.66%) JUnit
7 420 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
8 415 (3.45%) Eclipse
9 409 (3.40%) Selenium
10 370 (3.07%) JIRA
11 298 (2.47%) NUnit
12 237 (1.97%) Cucumber
13 160 (1.33%) TeamCity
13 160 (1.33%) Ant
14 144 (1.20%) Jasmine
15 137 (1.14%) Hudson
16 128 (1.06%) WebDriver
17 123 (1.02%) Rational DOORS
18 104 (0.86%) Rhino Mocks
19 84 (0.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2232 (18.53%) Finance
2 528 (4.38%) Banking
3 459 (3.81%) Telecoms
4 432 (3.59%) Marketing
5 391 (3.25%) Electronics
6 384 (3.19%) Games
7 351 (2.91%) Retail
8 220 (1.83%) Aerospace
9 196 (1.63%) Front Office
10 189 (1.57%) Manufacturing
11 180 (1.49%) Automotive
12 164 (1.36%) Financial Institution
13 145 (1.20%) Military
14 137 (1.14%) Investment Banking
15 111 (0.92%) Back Office
16 107 (0.89%) Legal
17 103 (0.86%) Advertising
18 93 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
19 88 (0.73%) Publishing
20 69 (0.57%) French Language
Job Titles
1 6169 (51.22%) Developer
2 4680 (38.86%) Software Engineer
3 1445 (12.00%) Java Developer
4 1444 (11.99%) Software Developer
5 1194 (9.91%) C# Developer
6 1171 (9.72%) Senior Developer
7 1033 (8.58%) Senior Software Engineer
8 909 (7.55%) .NET Developer
9 661 (5.49%) Graduate
10 654 (5.43%) C# .NET Developer
11 528 (4.38%) C++ Developer
12 517 (4.29%) Junior
13 506 (4.20%) C++ Software Engineer
14 492 (4.09%) Programmer
15 471 (3.91%) Java Software Engineer
16 406 (3.37%) Web Developer
17 389 (3.23%) C# Software Engineer
18 379 (3.15%) Embedded Software Engineer
19 370 (3.07%) Junior Developer
20 335 (2.78%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3882 (32.23%) .NET
2 3139 (26.06%) HTML
3 2348 (19.50%) CSS
4 2047 (17.00%) ASP.NET
5 1865 (15.48%) XML
6 1659 (13.77%) Web Services
7 1398 (11.61%) jQuery
8 1147 (9.52%) HTML5
9 1051 (8.73%) Spring
10 940 (7.80%) J2EE
11 833 (6.92%) ASP.NET MVC
12 808 (6.71%) WCF
13 746 (6.19%) .NET Framework
14 724 (6.01%) WPF
15 669 (5.55%) Ajax
16 596 (4.95%) REST
17 574 (4.77%) SOAP
18 567 (4.71%) CSS3
19 525 (4.36%) AngularJS
20 483 (4.01%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3044 (25.27%) Computer Science
2 1009 (8.38%) Mathematics
3 857 (7.12%) Analytical Skills
4 808 (6.71%) Algorithms
5 804 (6.68%) Open Source
6 541 (4.49%) User Experience
7 438 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
8 423 (3.51%) Mobile App
9 331 (2.75%) Physics
10 325 (2.70%) Embedded Systems
11 291 (2.42%) Data Structures
12 282 (2.34%) Visualisation
13 201 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 197 (1.64%) Management Information System
15 187 (1.55%) Client/Server
16 151 (1.25%) Hedge funds
17 146 (1.21%) Derivative
18 145 (1.20%) Device Driver
19 125 (1.04%) 3D Graphics
19 125 (1.04%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2386 (19.81%) Linux
2 1770 (14.70%) Windows
3 1134 (9.42%) UNIX
4 754 (6.26%) Android
5 572 (4.75%) Apple iOS
6 129 (1.07%) Embedded Linux
7 106 (0.88%) Solaris
8 90 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 88 (0.73%) Mac OS X
10 84 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 59 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
12 49 (0.41%) Windows Phone
13 48 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
13 48 (0.40%) AIX
13 48 (0.40%) HPUX
14 45 (0.37%) CentOS
15 42 (0.35%) Ubuntu
16 39 (0.32%) VxWorks
17 37 (0.31%) Windows CE
18 34 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4919 (40.84%) Agile Software Development
2 2705 (22.46%) OO
3 2099 (17.43%) TDD
4 1905 (15.82%) MVC
5 1696 (14.08%) Scrum
6 1032 (8.57%) Multithreading
7 1020 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
8 910 (7.56%) OOD
9 890 (7.39%) OOP
10 877 (7.28%) Unit Testing
11 789 (6.55%) E-Commerce
12 734 (6.09%) BDD
13 713 (5.92%) UML
14 709 (5.89%) Web Development
15 610 (5.06%) Mentoring
16 598 (4.97%) Project Management
17 440 (3.65%) SOA
18 363 (3.01%) Analytics
19 343 (2.85%) Test Automation
20 309 (2.57%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 4772 (39.62%) C#
2 4525 (37.57%) Java
3 3661 (30.40%) JavaScript
4 3601 (29.90%) C++
5 3372 (28.00%) SQL
6 1798 (14.93%) C
7 1453 (12.06%) Python
8 976 (8.10%) PHP
9 564 (4.68%) Ruby
10 553 (4.59%) VB.NET
11 440 (3.65%) Perl
12 365 (3.03%) T-SQL
13 321 (2.67%) Embedded C
14 274 (2.27%) Scala
15 272 (2.26%) Objective-C
16 267 (2.22%) VB
17 233 (1.93%) PL/SQL
18 209 (1.74%) Embedded C++
19 198 (1.64%) Bash Shell
20 195 (1.62%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4201 (34.88%) Degree
2 470 (3.90%) Security Cleared
3 350 (2.91%) PhD
4 254 (2.11%) SC Cleared
5 115 (0.95%) DV Cleared
6 98 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 96 (0.80%) ISEB
8 66 (0.55%) Sun Certification
9 45 (0.37%) HND
10 40 (0.33%) ISTQB
11 39 (0.32%) Postgraduate
12 33 (0.27%) OCPJP
13 32 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 29 (0.24%) MCSD
15 24 (0.20%) MCSE
16 23 (0.19%) Chartered Engineer
17 22 (0.18%) MCTS
18 21 (0.17%) MCP
19 19 (0.16%) HNC
19 19 (0.16%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 740 (6.14%) QA
2 158 (1.31%) ISO 9001
3 58 (0.48%) DO-178B
4 49 (0.41%) SLA
5 37 (0.31%) PCI DSS
6 31 (0.26%) JTAG
7 22 (0.18%) IEC 61508
8 19 (0.16%) ISO 9000
9 15 (0.12%) JSP 440
9 15 (0.12%) EMIR
9 15 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
10 12 (0.100%) WAI
11 11 (0.091%) DO-254
12 10 (0.083%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 8 (0.066%) ISO 8583
14 7 (0.058%) Data Quality
15 4 (0.033%) TickIT
16 3 (0.025%) WCAG
16 3 (0.025%) Solvency II
17 2 (0.017%) HL7
System Software
1 188 (1.56%) Firmware
2 72 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (0.51%) Active Directory
4 42 (0.35%) Hyper-V
5 29 (0.24%) Varnish
6 23 (0.19%) KVM
7 21 (0.17%) Xen
8 12 (0.100%) Oracle RAC
8 12 (0.100%) XenServer
9 11 (0.091%) Docker
9 11 (0.091%) OpenSIPS
10 10 (0.083%) QEMU
11 9 (0.075%) HDFS
11 9 (0.075%) Terminal Services
12 7 (0.058%) qmail
12 7 (0.058%) IMail Server
13 5 (0.042%) vSphere
13 5 (0.042%) NFS
14 4 (0.033%) ISA Server
14 4 (0.033%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 163 (1.35%) Puppet
2 135 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
3 71 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
4 68 (0.56%) Nagios
5 34 (0.28%) Vagrant
6 30 (0.25%) Ansible
7 14 (0.12%) ZABBIX
7 14 (0.12%) Capistrano
7 14 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
8 13 (0.11%) yum
9 11 (0.091%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 11 (0.091%) Salt
10 10 (0.083%) HAProxy
10 10 (0.083%) SCCM
10 10 (0.083%) Graphite
11 8 (0.066%) Munin
12 7 (0.058%) Zenoss
12 7 (0.058%) Ganglia
13 6 (0.050%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 5 (0.042%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 1503 (12.48%) Microsoft
2 1387 (11.52%) Oracle
3 215 (1.79%) Google
4 134 (1.11%) IBM
5 117 (0.97%) Red Hat
6 106 (0.88%) Zend
7 105 (0.87%) VMware
8 99 (0.82%) Sybase
9 97 (0.81%) Sun
10 90 (0.75%) SAP
11 88 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
12 85 (0.71%) Sitecore
13 80 (0.66%) HP
14 75 (0.62%) Twitter
15 70 (0.58%) Telerik
16 69 (0.57%) hybris
17 64 (0.53%) TIBCO
18 62 (0.51%) Adobe
19 61 (0.51%) Apple
20 58 (0.48%) Facebook
Warwick, Warwickshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + Home Work +
Posted: 9 hours ago
Barnstaple, Devon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + health,pen, etc
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £95000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 to £60000 per annum - share options
Posted: 11 hours ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 to £45000 per annum - shares, pension, medical
Posted: 11 hours ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 to £45000 per annum - shares, relocation, pension + more
Posted: 11 hours ago
East London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits bonus, pension, flexible hours
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £27000 to £55000 per annum - 12.5% bonus, 25 days, Pension to 7%, Med
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 to £65000 per annum - extensive - see ad
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £38000 to £45000 per annum - Bonus,Pension,BUPA
Posted: 11 hours ago
West Midlands
Kyna Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
West Midlands
Kyna Associates
Salary: c£65,000 plus car, pension, health and bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits and progression
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £34000 - £44000 per annum, Benefits Competitive Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k - 48k per year
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago