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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 38 33 34
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 5766 6223 6388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.87% 6.28% 6.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.08% 7.62% 7.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4982 5414 5628
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 £67,500 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
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
81425 81679 82318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.90% 82.39% 80.12%
Number of salaries quoted 67072 65492 69584
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 26 February 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 26 February 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 1821 £55,000 - 259
South East -2 1492 £42,500 -5.55% 255
East of England -1 712 £42,500 - 136
South West +1 587 £38,750 +1.97% 122
Yorkshire +10 334 £40,000 - 45
North West -11 317 £40,000 - 61
West Midlands +29 293 £40,000 - 37
East Midlands -11 185 £40,000 +6.66% 42
North East -14 41 £40,000 -4.76% 7
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 4865 (41.25%) Agile Software Development
2 4861 (41.22%) C#
3 4310 (36.55%) Java
4 4096 (34.73%) Degree
5 4035 (34.22%) .NET
6 3702 (31.39%) JavaScript
7 3467 (29.40%) C++
8 3366 (28.54%) SQL
9 3059 (25.94%) HTML
10 2816 (23.88%) Computer Science
11 2709 (22.97%) OO
12 2424 (20.55%) SQL Server
13 2329 (19.75%) CSS
14 2328 (19.74%) Linux
15 2196 (18.62%) ASP.NET
16 2142 (18.16%) Finance
17 2085 (17.68%) MVC
18 2035 (17.26%) TDD
19 1850 (15.69%) XML
20 1775 (15.05%) C
21 1745 (14.80%) Windows
22 1663 (14.10%) Web Services
23 1617 (13.71%) Scrum
24 1562 (13.25%) Microsoft
25 1487 (12.61%) jQuery
26 1425 (12.08%) Python
27 1334 (11.31%) Oracle
28 1134 (9.62%) HTML5
29 1102 (9.34%) Spring
30 1028 (8.72%) UNIX

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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
1 397 (3.37%) Tomcat
2 380 (3.22%) Node.js
3 379 (3.21%) Apache
4 232 (1.97%) IIS
5 227 (1.92%) SharePoint
6 219 (1.86%) JBoss
7 215 (1.82%) CMS
8 211 (1.79%) WebLogic
9 204 (1.73%) WebSphere
10 94 (0.80%) Confluence
11 86 (0.73%) Drupal
12 80 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
13 77 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
14 74 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
15 71 (0.60%) Apache Solr
16 66 (0.56%) nginx
17 58 (0.49%) MQSeries
18 54 (0.46%) GlassFish
19 50 (0.42%) Umbraco
20 46 (0.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 874 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 122 (1.03%) MS Office
3 85 (0.72%) Photoshop
4 70 (0.59%) Simulink
5 47 (0.40%) MS Visio
6 42 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
7 35 (0.30%) MS Project
8 32 (0.27%) TargetLink
9 22 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
10 17 (0.14%) Mingle
11 12 (0.10%) Fireworks
12 11 (0.093%) AutoCAD
12 11 (0.093%) Stateflow
12 11 (0.093%) InfoPath
13 8 (0.068%) Maya
13 8 (0.068%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 7 (0.059%) Spreadsheet
14 7 (0.059%) 3ds Max
14 7 (0.059%) Mathematica
14 7 (0.059%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 93 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
3 23 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
4 13 (0.11%) Google Analytics
4 13 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 10 (0.085%) Magento
6 6 (0.051%) SAP PM
7 5 (0.042%) RMDS
7 5 (0.042%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (0.042%) SAP MRS
7 5 (0.042%) IntelliMatch
8 4 (0.034%) Fredhopper
8 4 (0.034%) Workday HCM
8 4 (0.034%) Oracle 11i
8 4 (0.034%) Tridion
8 4 (0.034%) LabWindows
8 4 (0.034%) Visualfiles
9 3 (0.025%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.017%) Oracle EBS
10 2 (0.017%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 262 (2.22%) SaaS
2 214 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 146 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
4 113 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
5 100 (0.85%) GitHub
6 44 (0.37%) PaaS
7 41 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
8 29 (0.25%) Amazon S3
9 23 (0.20%) Force.com
10 16 (0.14%) IaaS
11 10 (0.085%) Google Cloud Platform
12 8 (0.068%) Google Apps
13 6 (0.051%) Amazon SQS
14 5 (0.042%) Route 53
15 4 (0.034%) Amazon EMR
16 3 (0.025%) Heroku
16 3 (0.025%) Google App Engine
16 3 (0.025%) Joyent
17 2 (0.017%) HP Helion
17 2 (0.017%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 345 (2.93%) TCP/IP
2 300 (2.54%) Internet
3 267 (2.26%) HTTP
4 132 (1.12%) Wireless
5 128 (1.09%) Ethernet
6 66 (0.56%) Firewall
7 56 (0.47%) LDAP
8 46 (0.39%) GSM
9 42 (0.36%) SSL
10 35 (0.30%) ZigBee
11 34 (0.29%) DNS
11 34 (0.29%) Bluetooth
12 33 (0.28%) SNMP
13 31 (0.26%) VoIP
14 30 (0.25%) 3G
14 30 (0.25%) LTE
15 29 (0.25%) Network Security
15 29 (0.25%) LAN
16 28 (0.24%) Profibus
17 27 (0.23%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2424 (20.55%) SQL Server
2 956 (8.11%) MySQL
3 740 (6.27%) Relational Database
4 475 (4.03%) NoSQL
5 436 (3.70%) Big Data
6 409 (3.47%) MongoDB
7 392 (3.32%) RDBMS
8 376 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
9 248 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
10 224 (1.90%) Hadoop
11 194 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
12 146 (1.24%) Oracle Database
13 122 (1.03%) Redis
14 116 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 114 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 113 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
17 90 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
18 75 (0.64%) RavenDB
19 72 (0.61%) DB2
20 64 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 885 (7.50%) Git (software)
2 794 (6.73%) Visual Studio
3 649 (5.50%) Subversion
4 437 (3.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 402 (3.41%) Maven
6 401 (3.40%) JUnit
7 400 (3.39%) Eclipse
8 377 (3.20%) Selenium
9 365 (3.10%) Jenkins
10 363 (3.08%) JIRA
11 320 (2.71%) NUnit
12 164 (1.39%) Cucumber
13 156 (1.32%) TeamCity
14 138 (1.17%) Ant
15 120 (1.02%) Rational DOORS
16 114 (0.97%) WebDriver
17 103 (0.87%) Jasmine
18 97 (0.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
19 95 (0.81%) Moq
20 94 (0.80%) Hudson
General
1 2142 (18.16%) Finance
2 488 (4.14%) Telecoms
3 435 (3.69%) Banking
4 403 (3.42%) Retail
5 401 (3.40%) Marketing
6 397 (3.37%) Electronics
7 310 (2.63%) Games
8 207 (1.76%) Aerospace
9 204 (1.73%) Automotive
10 203 (1.72%) Manufacturing
11 163 (1.38%) Front Office
12 162 (1.37%) Financial Institution
13 117 (0.99%) Advertising
14 115 (0.98%) Back Office
15 97 (0.82%) Military
16 83 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
17 82 (0.70%) Legal
18 73 (0.62%) Investment Banking
19 62 (0.53%) French Language
20 60 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5869 (49.77%) Developer
2 4712 (39.96%) Software Engineer
3 1447 (12.27%) Software Developer
4 1280 (10.85%) Java Developer
5 1204 (10.21%) C# Developer
6 1076 (9.12%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1044 (8.85%) Senior Developer
8 883 (7.49%) .NET Developer
9 692 (5.87%) C# .NET Developer
10 597 (5.06%) Graduate
11 512 (4.34%) Junior
12 500 (4.24%) C++ Developer
13 495 (4.20%) C++ Software Engineer
14 490 (4.16%) Programmer
15 447 (3.79%) C# Software Engineer
16 418 (3.54%) Java Software Engineer
17 414 (3.51%) Embedded Software Engineer
18 402 (3.41%) Web Developer
19 363 (3.08%) Architect
20 361 (3.06%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4035 (34.22%) .NET
2 3059 (25.94%) HTML
3 2329 (19.75%) CSS
4 2196 (18.62%) ASP.NET
5 1850 (15.69%) XML
6 1663 (14.10%) Web Services
7 1487 (12.61%) jQuery
8 1134 (9.62%) HTML5
9 1102 (9.34%) Spring
10 1003 (8.51%) ASP.NET MVC
11 945 (8.01%) J2EE
12 815 (6.91%) WCF
13 769 (6.52%) Ajax
14 768 (6.51%) WPF
15 748 (6.34%) .NET Framework
16 638 (5.41%) AngularJS
17 609 (5.16%) SOAP
18 566 (4.80%) REST
19 544 (4.61%) JSON
20 518 (4.39%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2816 (23.88%) Computer Science
2 906 (7.68%) Mathematics
3 879 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
4 789 (6.69%) Open Source
5 687 (5.83%) Algorithms
6 492 (4.17%) User Experience
7 410 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
8 408 (3.46%) Mobile App
9 352 (2.98%) Embedded Systems
10 336 (2.85%) Physics
11 271 (2.30%) Visualisation
12 256 (2.17%) Data Structures
13 186 (1.58%) Hedge funds
14 182 (1.54%) Management Information System
15 177 (1.50%) Client/Server
16 147 (1.25%) Device Driver
17 141 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 127 (1.08%) Derivative
19 114 (0.97%) N-Tier
20 112 (0.95%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2328 (19.74%) Linux
2 1745 (14.80%) Windows
3 1028 (8.72%) UNIX
4 684 (5.80%) Android
5 541 (4.59%) Apple iOS
6 103 (0.87%) Embedded Linux
7 91 (0.77%) Solaris
8 88 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 72 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 64 (0.54%) Mac OS X
11 54 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
12 52 (0.44%) Ubuntu
13 45 (0.38%) CentOS
14 43 (0.36%) AIX
15 42 (0.36%) HPUX
15 42 (0.36%) VxWorks
16 40 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
17 39 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
17 39 (0.33%) Windows 7
18 38 (0.32%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4865 (41.25%) Agile Software Development
2 2709 (22.97%) OO
3 2085 (17.68%) MVC
4 2035 (17.26%) TDD
5 1617 (13.71%) Scrum
6 980 (8.31%) Continuous Integration
7 921 (7.81%) Multithreading
8 870 (7.38%) OOD
9 856 (7.26%) Unit Testing
10 854 (7.24%) OOP
11 758 (6.43%) UML
12 728 (6.17%) Web Development
13 725 (6.15%) BDD
14 722 (6.12%) E-Commerce
15 573 (4.86%) Project Management
16 572 (4.85%) Mentoring
17 452 (3.83%) SOA
18 423 (3.59%) Analytics
19 386 (3.27%) Test Automation
20 306 (2.59%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4861 (41.22%) C#
2 4310 (36.55%) Java
3 3702 (31.39%) JavaScript
4 3467 (29.40%) C++
5 3366 (28.54%) SQL
6 1775 (15.05%) C
7 1425 (12.08%) Python
8 907 (7.69%) PHP
9 538 (4.56%) VB.NET
10 534 (4.53%) Ruby
11 447 (3.79%) T-SQL
12 389 (3.30%) Perl
13 352 (2.98%) Embedded C
14 275 (2.33%) VB
15 260 (2.20%) Objective-C
16 247 (2.09%) Embedded C++
17 238 (2.02%) PL/SQL
18 234 (1.98%) Scala
19 191 (1.62%) MATLAB
20 169 (1.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4096 (34.73%) Degree
2 505 (4.28%) Security Cleared
3 348 (2.95%) PhD
4 301 (2.55%) SC Cleared
5 159 (1.35%) DV Cleared
6 133 (1.13%) VCP4
7 99 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
8 92 (0.78%) ISEB
9 61 (0.52%) Sun Certification
10 44 (0.37%) HND
10 44 (0.37%) ISTQB
11 42 (0.36%) OCPJP
12 33 (0.28%) PMI Certification
12 33 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
13 25 (0.21%) Postgraduate
13 25 (0.21%) MCSD
14 24 (0.20%) PMP
15 22 (0.19%) MCTS
16 21 (0.18%) OCMJD
17 20 (0.17%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 673 (5.71%) QA
2 135 (1.14%) ISO 9001
3 54 (0.46%) PCI DSS
4 50 (0.42%) DO-178B
5 39 (0.33%) SLA
6 38 (0.32%) JTAG
7 23 (0.20%) IEC 61508
8 18 (0.15%) JSP 440
8 18 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 14 (0.12%) ISO 9000
10 13 (0.11%) EMIR
10 13 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
11 12 (0.10%) WCAG
12 11 (0.093%) DO-254
13 8 (0.068%) Data Quality
13 8 (0.068%) ISO 8583
14 4 (0.034%) WAI
14 4 (0.034%) GAMP
14 4 (0.034%) TickIT
15 2 (0.017%) HL7
System Software
1 222 (1.88%) Firmware
2 65 (0.55%) Hyper-V
3 63 (0.53%) Active Directory
4 61 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 41 (0.35%) Varnish
6 20 (0.17%) KVM
7 19 (0.16%) Docker
7 19 (0.16%) Xen
8 15 (0.13%) HDFS
9 12 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
9 12 (0.10%) XenServer
10 11 (0.093%) QEMU
11 10 (0.085%) NFS
12 7 (0.059%) qmail
13 5 (0.042%) Squid
13 5 (0.042%) Terminal Services
14 3 (0.025%) VMware ESX
14 3 (0.025%) IMail Server
14 3 (0.025%) vSphere
14 3 (0.025%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 160 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
2 159 (1.35%) Puppet
3 58 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
4 50 (0.42%) Nagios
5 42 (0.36%) Ansible
6 30 (0.25%) Vagrant
7 15 (0.13%) Salt
8 12 (0.10%) OpenNMS
8 12 (0.10%) Capistrano
9 8 (0.068%) yum
9 8 (0.068%) MOM
10 7 (0.059%) SCCM
10 7 (0.059%) Zenoss
10 7 (0.059%) logstash
11 6 (0.051%) Graphite
11 6 (0.051%) OpenAM
11 6 (0.051%) HAProxy
12 5 (0.042%) Hadoop YARN
12 5 (0.042%) ZABBIX
12 5 (0.042%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 1562 (13.25%) Microsoft
2 1334 (11.31%) Oracle
3 197 (1.67%) Google
4 142 (1.20%) IBM
5 108 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
6 103 (0.87%) Red Hat
7 100 (0.85%) Sybase
8 94 (0.80%) Sun
9 92 (0.78%) Zend
10 89 (0.75%) VMware
11 83 (0.70%) hybris
12 81 (0.69%) Sitecore
13 76 (0.64%) SAP
14 72 (0.61%) Twitter
15 66 (0.56%) Facebook
16 63 (0.53%) Adobe
17 60 (0.51%) Apple
17 60 (0.51%) Telerik
18 55 (0.47%) Endeca
19 53 (0.45%) TOWER Software
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Posted: 4 hours ago
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Hampshire
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Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits plus benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits plus benefits
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Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
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Salary: £21,747 - 26,556 per year
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Salary: £45k - 48k per year
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: to £30,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Salary: £40k - 45k per year + benefits
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CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £40,000 + Benefits
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CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + benefits
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