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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 25 27 43
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +16
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 6127 7004 6043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 7.29% 7.06% 5.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.28% 8.07% 6.61%
Number of salaries quoted 5282 5967 5188
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
74008 86796 91362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.07% 87.55% 85.72%
Number of salaries quoted 61531 72502 75765
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 10 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the England region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +8 2433 £62,500 +4.16% 482
South East +4 1245 £47,000 +4.44% 142
East of England -2 619 £45,000 - 87
South West -4 536 £45,000 +5.88% 81
North West +8 395 £42,500 +6.25% 67
Yorkshire +1 358 £42,500 +1.79% 71
West Midlands -3 285 £42,000 +5.00% 36
East Midlands -3 260 £40,000 - 35
North East +17 54 £40,000 +17.64% 7
Midlands +6 5 £40,000 +33.33%
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 6047 (48.96%) Agile Software Development
2 4781 (38.71%) Java
3 3986 (32.27%) C#
4 3922 (31.75%) JavaScript
5 3399 (27.52%) Degree
6 3291 (26.65%) SQL
7 3208 (25.97%) .NET
8 3114 (25.21%) C++
9 3093 (25.04%) HTML
10 2535 (20.52%) TDD
11 2528 (20.47%) Computer Science
12 2510 (20.32%) CSS
13 2434 (19.71%) Finance
14 2427 (19.65%) Linux
15 2191 (17.74%) Scrum
16 2156 (17.46%) Python
17 1996 (16.16%) OO
18 1848 (14.96%) MVC
19 1784 (14.44%) SQL Server
20 1710 (13.85%) AngularJS
21 1668 (13.50%) ASP.NET
22 1574 (12.74%) C
23 1455 (11.78%) Web Services
24 1405 (11.38%) Continuous Integration
25 1391 (11.26%) Git (software)
26 1332 (10.78%) HTML5
27 1321 (10.70%) Windows
28 1286 (10.41%) jQuery
29 1174 (9.51%) Microsoft
30 1098 (8.89%) BDD

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 480 (3.89%) Elasticsearch
2 369 (2.99%) Apache Spark
3 282 (2.28%) Tomcat
4 248 (2.01%) Apache
5 221 (1.79%) JBoss
6 175 (1.42%) CMS
7 156 (1.26%) WebSphere
8 152 (1.23%) WebLogic
9 150 (1.21%) IIS
10 131 (1.06%) Apache Pig
11 130 (1.05%) Confluence
12 122 (0.99%) SharePoint
13 119 (0.96%) Apache Solr
14 107 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 72 (0.58%) nginx
16 66 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 66 (0.53%) OpenStack
17 65 (0.53%) Umbraco
18 43 (0.35%) Drupal
19 39 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 580 (4.70%) MS Excel
2 86 (0.70%) Photoshop
3 57 (0.46%) MS Office
4 31 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
5 28 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
6 25 (0.20%) GNU Octave
7 21 (0.17%) Simulink
8 20 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
9 18 (0.15%) MS Visio
10 16 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 13 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
12 10 (0.081%) InVision
13 8 (0.065%) MS Project
14 6 (0.049%) HipChat
14 6 (0.049%) SOLIDWORKS
14 6 (0.049%) SPSS
14 6 (0.049%) TargetLink
15 4 (0.032%) CATIA
15 4 (0.032%) Doxygen
16 3 (0.024%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 65 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 37 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
3 36 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
3 36 (0.29%) Visualfiles
4 32 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
5 19 (0.15%) Sentinel
6 17 (0.14%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 15 (0.12%) Magento
8 11 (0.089%) Summit
9 9 (0.073%) Oracle EBS
10 8 (0.065%) Payment Gateway
11 7 (0.057%) LabWindows
11 7 (0.057%) SAP CRM
12 6 (0.049%) Dynamics GP
13 4 (0.032%) ENOVIA
13 4 (0.032%) FLEXCUBE
13 4 (0.032%) nopCommerce
13 4 (0.032%) Temenos T24
14 3 (0.024%) OpenText MBPM
14 3 (0.024%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 980 (7.93%) Amazon AWS
2 519 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 337 (2.73%) SaaS
4 239 (1.94%) GitHub
5 168 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
6 163 (1.32%) PaaS
7 155 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
8 113 (0.91%) IaaS
9 78 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
10 55 (0.45%) Amazon S3
11 44 (0.36%) Office 365
12 30 (0.24%) Adobe Analytics
13 24 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
14 23 (0.19%) Google App Engine
15 22 (0.18%) iTunes
16 21 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
17 20 (0.16%) G Suite
18 17 (0.14%) CloudFront
18 17 (0.14%) Heroku
18 17 (0.14%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 354 (2.87%) TCP/IP
2 283 (2.29%) HTTP
3 275 (2.23%) Internet
4 125 (1.01%) Firewall
5 113 (0.91%) Wireless
6 91 (0.74%) Ethernet
7 81 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
8 73 (0.59%) Bluetooth
9 66 (0.53%) DNS
10 65 (0.53%) RS-485
10 65 (0.53%) SSL
11 62 (0.50%) RS-232
12 58 (0.47%) WAN
13 54 (0.44%) LDAP
14 50 (0.40%) HTTPS
15 43 (0.35%) Intranet
16 41 (0.33%) Network Security
16 41 (0.33%) SMTP
17 34 (0.28%) LAN
18 33 (0.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1784 (14.44%) SQL Server
2 1052 (8.52%) NoSQL
3 1033 (8.36%) MySQL
4 858 (6.95%) MongoDB
5 835 (6.76%) Big Data
6 695 (5.63%) Relational Database
7 557 (4.51%) Hadoop
8 333 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
9 329 (2.66%) PostgreSQL
10 244 (1.98%) RDBMS
11 195 (1.58%) Redis
12 176 (1.42%) Oracle Database
13 172 (1.39%) Apache Hive
14 141 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
15 139 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
16 127 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 111 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
18 105 (0.85%) Neo4j
19 97 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 94 (0.76%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1391 (11.26%) Git (software)
2 786 (6.36%) Jenkins
3 609 (4.93%) Visual Studio
4 543 (4.40%) Subversion
5 489 (3.96%) Team Foundation Server
6 474 (3.84%) JIRA
7 459 (3.72%) JUnit
8 454 (3.68%) Selenium
9 385 (3.12%) Maven
10 283 (2.29%) Cucumber
11 216 (1.75%) NUnit
12 194 (1.57%) TeamCity
13 164 (1.33%) Eclipse
14 153 (1.24%) Jasmine
15 145 (1.17%) gulp
16 142 (1.15%) Grunt
17 141 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 127 (1.03%) WebDriver
19 123 (1.00%) Gradle
20 109 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2434 (19.71%) Finance
2 578 (4.68%) Telecoms
3 572 (4.63%) Banking
4 541 (4.38%) Retail
5 484 (3.92%) Games
6 432 (3.50%) Electronics
7 336 (2.72%) Marketing
8 237 (1.92%) Manufacturing
9 236 (1.91%) Automotive
10 161 (1.30%) Publishing
11 142 (1.15%) Aerospace
12 131 (1.06%) Advertising
13 130 (1.05%) Front Office
14 125 (1.01%) Investment Banking
15 117 (0.95%) Financial Institution
16 106 (0.86%) Law
17 100 (0.81%) Back Office
18 86 (0.70%) Legal
19 85 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
20 69 (0.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 5796 (46.93%) Developer
2 4653 (37.67%) Software Engineer
3 1699 (13.76%) Java Developer
4 1426 (11.55%) C# Developer
5 1366 (11.06%) .NET Developer
6 1272 (10.30%) Software Developer
7 1126 (9.12%) Java Engineer
8 1093 (8.85%) C# .NET Developer
9 1058 (8.57%) Senior Developer
10 967 (7.83%) Senior Software Engineer
11 947 (7.67%) Java Software Engineer
12 832 (6.74%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 763 (6.18%) C# Software Engineer
14 756 (6.12%) C++ Software Engineer
15 596 (4.83%) C# Software Developer
16 587 (4.75%) .NET Software Engineer
17 562 (4.55%) .NET Software Developer
18 555 (4.49%) Embedded Engineer
18 555 (4.49%) Graduate
19 521 (4.22%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3208 (25.97%) .NET
2 3093 (25.04%) HTML
3 2510 (20.32%) CSS
4 1710 (13.85%) AngularJS
5 1668 (13.50%) ASP.NET
6 1455 (11.78%) Web Services
7 1332 (10.78%) HTML5
8 1286 (10.41%) jQuery
9 1085 (8.78%) Node.js
10 1064 (8.61%) Spring
11 931 (7.54%) REST
11 931 (7.54%) XML
12 786 (6.36%) ASP.NET MVC
13 726 (5.88%) RESTful
14 719 (5.82%) CSS3
15 651 (5.27%) WCF
16 634 (5.13%) J2EE
17 585 (4.74%) .NET Framework
18 566 (4.58%) React
19 556 (4.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2528 (20.47%) Computer Science
2 892 (7.22%) Mathematics
3 830 (6.72%) Algorithms
4 731 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
5 506 (4.10%) User Experience
6 415 (3.36%) Physics
7 404 (3.27%) Enterprise Software
8 400 (3.24%) Mobile App
9 375 (3.04%) Data Structures
10 324 (2.62%) Fintech
11 290 (2.35%) Visualisation
12 277 (2.24%) Data Centre
13 256 (2.07%) Embedded Systems
14 217 (1.76%) Hedge funds
15 201 (1.63%) Client/Server
16 177 (1.43%) Management Information System
17 145 (1.17%) Artificial Intelligence
17 145 (1.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 134 (1.08%) Device Driver
19 121 (0.98%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2427 (19.65%) Linux
2 1321 (10.70%) Windows
3 803 (6.50%) Unix
4 473 (3.83%) Android
5 416 (3.37%) Apple iOS
6 158 (1.28%) Embedded Linux
7 92 (0.74%) Windows Server
8 83 (0.67%) Mac OS X
9 50 (0.40%) Ubuntu
10 46 (0.37%) CentOS
11 41 (0.33%) Mac OS
12 38 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 32 (0.26%) VxWorks
14 31 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
15 29 (0.23%) Windows Phone
16 25 (0.20%) Solaris
17 21 (0.17%) Windows CE
18 20 (0.16%) AIX
18 20 (0.16%) Windows 7
18 20 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6047 (48.96%) Agile Software Development
2 2535 (20.52%) TDD
3 2191 (17.74%) Scrum
4 1996 (16.16%) OO
5 1848 (14.96%) MVC
6 1405 (11.38%) Continuous Integration
7 1098 (8.89%) BDD
8 1045 (8.46%) Multithreading
9 1033 (8.36%) Web Development
10 981 (7.94%) SDLC
11 922 (7.46%) Open Source
12 902 (7.30%) Mentoring
13 881 (7.13%) DevOps
14 867 (7.02%) OOP
15 816 (6.61%) E-Commerce
16 748 (6.06%) Microservices
16 748 (6.06%) Unit Testing
17 605 (4.90%) Analytics
18 553 (4.48%) SOA
19 520 (4.21%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 4781 (38.71%) Java
2 3986 (32.27%) C#
3 3922 (31.75%) JavaScript
4 3291 (26.65%) SQL
5 3114 (25.21%) C++
6 2156 (17.46%) Python
7 1574 (12.74%) C
8 807 (6.53%) Scala
9 787 (6.37%) PHP
10 759 (6.15%) Ruby
11 489 (3.96%) T-SQL
12 422 (3.42%) Perl
13 350 (2.83%) Embedded C
14 311 (2.52%) Bash Shell
15 282 (2.28%) PL/SQL
16 279 (2.26%) Objective-C
17 248 (2.01%) VB.NET
18 229 (1.85%) TypeScript
19 220 (1.78%) Go
20 210 (1.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3399 (27.52%) Degree
2 624 (5.05%) Security Cleared
3 316 (2.56%) PhD
4 270 (2.19%) DV Cleared
5 246 (1.99%) SC Cleared
6 137 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 127 (1.03%) ISEB
8 125 (1.01%) PMP
9 114 (0.92%) PMI Certification
10 85 (0.69%) ISTQB
11 81 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
12 73 (0.59%) CCNA
13 65 (0.53%) CISSP
14 59 (0.48%) MCSE
15 48 (0.39%) Network+ Certification
16 46 (0.37%) GIAC
17 45 (0.36%) Linux+ Certification
17 45 (0.36%) SANS
18 44 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 44 (0.36%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 677 (5.48%) QA
2 89 (0.72%) ISO 9001
3 68 (0.55%) SDET
4 65 (0.53%) MISRA
5 50 (0.40%) SLA
6 47 (0.38%) PCI DSS
7 36 (0.29%) ISO13485
8 34 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 26 (0.21%) MISRA C
10 25 (0.20%) DICOM
11 18 (0.15%) DO-178B
12 17 (0.14%) IEC 61508
12 17 (0.14%) JTAG
13 16 (0.13%) Data Quality
13 16 (0.13%) GCP
13 16 (0.13%) MiFID
13 16 (0.13%) WCAG
14 13 (0.11%) ISO 14001
15 9 (0.073%) ISO 9000
16 8 (0.065%) TickIT
System Software
1 486 (3.93%) Docker
2 175 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 171 (1.38%) Firmware
4 126 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
5 68 (0.55%) HDFS
6 53 (0.43%) Hyper-V
7 52 (0.42%) Active Directory
8 43 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 26 (0.21%) vSphere
10 25 (0.20%) NFS
11 19 (0.15%) Apache Flume
11 19 (0.15%) VMware ESX
12 17 (0.14%) VirtualBox
12 17 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
13 15 (0.12%) Kamailio
14 13 (0.11%) Xen
15 10 (0.081%) KVM
15 10 (0.081%) Virtual Servers
16 9 (0.073%) OpenSIPS
17 7 (0.057%) LXC
Systems Management
1 300 (2.43%) Puppet
2 215 (1.74%) Ansible
3 214 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
4 96 (0.78%) Kubernetes
5 73 (0.59%) SCVMM
6 56 (0.45%) Grafana
7 55 (0.45%) Terraform
8 48 (0.39%) Mesos
9 45 (0.36%) Graphite
9 45 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
10 31 (0.25%) Kibana
11 26 (0.21%) Oozie
11 26 (0.21%) Salt
12 25 (0.20%) logstash
12 25 (0.20%) Nagios
13 21 (0.17%) Packer
14 19 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
14 19 (0.15%) Rancher
14 19 (0.15%) SCOrch
14 19 (0.15%) vRealize
Vendors
1 1174 (9.51%) Microsoft
2 1031 (8.35%) Oracle
3 240 (1.94%) IBM
4 238 (1.93%) VMware
5 225 (1.82%) Google
6 155 (1.25%) SAP
7 150 (1.21%) Cisco
8 142 (1.15%) HP
9 135 (1.09%) Adobe
10 124 (1.00%) Atlassian
11 98 (0.79%) CheckPoint
12 97 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
13 95 (0.77%) Red Hat
14 91 (0.74%) EMC
15 75 (0.61%) Juniper
16 71 (0.57%) Apple
16 71 (0.57%) Zend
17 66 (0.53%) Sophos
18 57 (0.46%) Citrix
18 57 (0.46%) TIBCO
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits & Flexible Working
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £40k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £90000 - £150000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + uncapped quarterly bonuses
Posted: 11 hours ago
East London
Michael Page International
Salary: Benfits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Salt
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum + £60,000 DOE + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Reed Technology
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000.00 - £56000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Pension
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Pension
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Pension
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday