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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 28 42 37
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 6567 6039 6914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.84% 5.87% 6.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.79% 6.84% 7.28%
Number of salaries quoted 5634 5207 6020
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
84306 88339 94953
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 87.75% 85.89% 85.35%
Number of salaries quoted 70922 72128 77259
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +24 2663 £60,000 +9.09% 406
South East +3 1467 £45,000 +5.88% 194
South West +2 579 £45,000 +12.50% 75
East of England +3 553 £45,000 +4.65% 91
Yorkshire +8 348 £42,500 +6.25% 49
North West +19 317 £45,000 +12.50% 58
West Midlands +8 314 £42,500 +13.33% 46
East Midlands +11 304 £40,000 - 30
North East +9 54 £40,000 +14.28% 11
Midlands -3 3 £70,000 - 2
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 6227 (46.96%) Agile Software Development
2 5332 (40.21%) Java
3 4463 (33.66%) Degree
4 4362 (32.90%) C#
5 4108 (30.98%) JavaScript
6 3762 (28.37%) C++
7 3726 (28.10%) SQL
8 3393 (25.59%) .NET
9 3314 (24.99%) HTML
10 3162 (23.85%) Computer Science
11 2872 (21.66%) OO
12 2854 (21.53%) TDD
13 2748 (20.73%) Linux
14 2712 (20.45%) CSS
15 2466 (18.60%) Finance
16 2288 (17.26%) Scrum
17 2197 (16.57%) SQL Server
18 2146 (16.19%) Python
19 2124 (16.02%) MVC
20 1958 (14.77%) Windows
21 1887 (14.23%) Web Services
22 1803 (13.60%) C
23 1703 (12.84%) ASP.NET
24 1616 (12.19%) Continuous Integration
25 1566 (11.81%) jQuery
26 1471 (11.09%) AngularJS
27 1463 (11.03%) HTML5
28 1449 (10.93%) XML
29 1443 (10.88%) Oracle
30 1404 (10.59%) Microsoft

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
1 903 (6.81%) Node.js
2 442 (3.33%) Apache
3 372 (2.81%) Tomcat
4 356 (2.68%) JBoss
5 307 (2.32%) Apache Spark
6 273 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
7 238 (1.80%) IIS
8 174 (1.31%) WebSphere
9 167 (1.26%) CMS
10 139 (1.05%) WebLogic
11 136 (1.03%) Apache Solr
12 129 (0.97%) GlassFish
13 101 (0.76%) nginx
14 96 (0.72%) SharePoint
15 88 (0.66%) OpenStack
16 86 (0.65%) Confluence
17 82 (0.62%) Apache Pig
18 81 (0.61%) WildFly
19 63 (0.48%) Mule
20 54 (0.41%) Umbraco
Applications
1 647 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 97 (0.73%) Photoshop
3 69 (0.52%) MS Office
4 67 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
5 35 (0.26%) Simulink
6 25 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
7 21 (0.16%) MS Visio
7 21 (0.16%) TargetLink
8 17 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 17 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
9 15 (0.11%) MS Project
10 8 (0.060%) HipChat
11 7 (0.053%) 3ds Max
12 5 (0.038%) Mathematica
13 4 (0.030%) Fireworks
13 4 (0.030%) InfoPath
14 3 (0.023%) Adobe After Effects
15 2 (0.015%) Doxygen
15 2 (0.015%) SOLIDWORKS
15 2 (0.015%) Weka
Business Applications
1 83 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 33 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
3 24 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
4 22 (0.17%) Magento
5 18 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
5 18 (0.14%) SAP Business One
6 17 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
6 17 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
7 16 (0.12%) VisionPLUS
8 11 (0.083%) Oracle EBS
9 10 (0.075%) Oracle Retail
9 10 (0.075%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 9 (0.068%) Dynamics GP
10 9 (0.068%) Lorenzo
11 8 (0.060%) Adobe Campaign
11 8 (0.060%) Beauchamp
12 7 (0.053%) Remedy ITSM
13 5 (0.038%) SAP GRC
13 5 (0.038%) SAP R/3
14 4 (0.030%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 894 (6.74%) Amazon AWS
2 595 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 441 (3.33%) SaaS
4 253 (1.91%) GitHub
5 194 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
6 149 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
7 134 (1.01%) PaaS
8 99 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
9 79 (0.60%) IaaS
10 67 (0.51%) Amazon S3
11 57 (0.43%) Google App Engine
12 38 (0.29%) Amazon EMR
13 30 (0.23%) Route 53
14 28 (0.21%) Heroku
15 23 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
16 19 (0.14%) Google Analytics
17 18 (0.14%) Amazon Kinesis
18 17 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
19 16 (0.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
19 16 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 427 (3.22%) TCP/IP
2 385 (2.90%) Internet
3 289 (2.18%) HTTP
4 109 (0.82%) SSL
5 87 (0.66%) Firewall
6 83 (0.63%) Network Security
7 77 (0.58%) Ethernet
8 65 (0.49%) LDAP
9 64 (0.48%) DNS
10 53 (0.40%) Wireless
11 45 (0.34%) AMQP
11 45 (0.34%) RS-232
11 45 (0.34%) RS-485
12 43 (0.32%) Multicast
13 41 (0.31%) HTTPS
14 40 (0.30%) VPN
15 38 (0.29%) VoIP
16 37 (0.28%) Intranet
17 33 (0.25%) VLAN
18 32 (0.24%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2197 (16.57%) SQL Server
2 1206 (9.10%) MySQL
3 1059 (7.99%) NoSQL
4 826 (6.23%) Big Data
5 763 (5.75%) Relational Database
6 643 (4.85%) MongoDB
7 627 (4.73%) Hadoop
8 453 (3.42%) PostgreSQL
9 304 (2.29%) Apache Cassandra
10 290 (2.19%) RDBMS
11 257 (1.94%) Redis
12 235 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
13 210 (1.58%) Oracle Database
13 210 (1.58%) SQL Server 2008
14 179 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 173 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
16 154 (1.16%) Apache Hive
17 153 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 115 (0.87%) Neo4j
19 112 (0.84%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1403 (10.58%) Git (software)
2 796 (6.00%) Jenkins
3 775 (5.85%) Visual Studio
4 719 (5.42%) JUnit
5 679 (5.12%) Subversion
6 580 (4.37%) Maven
7 497 (3.75%) Selenium
8 494 (3.73%) JIRA
9 442 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 327 (2.47%) NUnit
11 302 (2.28%) Eclipse
12 295 (2.22%) Cucumber
13 209 (1.58%) Hudson
14 194 (1.46%) TeamCity
15 152 (1.15%) Ant
16 132 (1.00%) Grunt
17 130 (0.98%) WebDriver
18 129 (0.97%) JBehave
19 124 (0.94%) SpecFlow
20 118 (0.89%) Jasmine
General
1 2466 (18.60%) Finance
2 702 (5.29%) Telecoms
3 567 (4.28%) Games
4 469 (3.54%) Retail
5 436 (3.29%) Electronics
6 407 (3.07%) Banking
7 390 (2.94%) Marketing
8 269 (2.03%) Manufacturing
9 250 (1.89%) Front Office
10 221 (1.67%) Automotive
11 205 (1.55%) Aerospace
12 161 (1.21%) Publishing
13 159 (1.20%) Advertising
14 134 (1.01%) Financial Institution
15 121 (0.91%) Investment Banking
16 114 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
17 100 (0.75%) Law
18 97 (0.73%) Billing
19 74 (0.56%) Legal
20 71 (0.54%) Military
Job Titles
1 6506 (49.07%) Developer
2 4790 (36.13%) Software Engineer
3 2074 (15.64%) Java Developer
4 1549 (11.68%) C# Developer
5 1285 (9.69%) Senior Developer
6 1281 (9.66%) .NET Developer
7 1267 (9.56%) Software Developer
8 1100 (8.30%) Java Engineer
9 1077 (8.12%) Senior Software Engineer
10 1006 (7.59%) C# .NET Developer
11 986 (7.44%) C++ Software Engineer
12 937 (7.07%) Java Software Engineer
13 889 (6.70%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 871 (6.57%) C# Software Engineer
15 752 (5.67%) C++ Developer
16 612 (4.62%) C# Software Developer
17 602 (4.54%) Graduate
18 575 (4.34%) JavaScript Developer
19 556 (4.19%) .NET Software Engineer
20 497 (3.75%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3393 (25.59%) .NET
2 3314 (24.99%) HTML
3 2712 (20.45%) CSS
4 1887 (14.23%) Web Services
5 1703 (12.84%) ASP.NET
6 1566 (11.81%) jQuery
7 1471 (11.09%) AngularJS
8 1463 (11.03%) HTML5
9 1449 (10.93%) XML
10 1394 (10.51%) Spring
11 941 (7.10%) REST
12 899 (6.78%) CSS3
13 867 (6.54%) ASP.NET MVC
14 853 (6.43%) RESTful
15 831 (6.27%) WCF
16 822 (6.20%) J2EE
17 770 (5.81%) .NET Framework
18 754 (5.69%) Hibernate
19 685 (5.17%) JSON
20 655 (4.94%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3162 (23.85%) Computer Science
2 1102 (8.31%) Mathematics
3 1058 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
4 741 (5.59%) Algorithms
5 513 (3.87%) Mobile App
6 508 (3.83%) User Experience
7 365 (2.75%) Physics
8 338 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
9 316 (2.38%) Data Structures
10 312 (2.35%) Hedge funds
11 301 (2.27%) Embedded Systems
12 280 (2.11%) Visualisation
13 219 (1.65%) Management Information System
14 214 (1.61%) Fintech
15 201 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 193 (1.46%) Digital Media
17 163 (1.23%) N-Tier
18 147 (1.11%) Client/Server
19 126 (0.95%) Derivative
20 110 (0.83%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 2748 (20.73%) Linux
2 1958 (14.77%) Windows
3 1178 (8.88%) Unix
4 786 (5.93%) Android
5 676 (5.10%) Apple iOS
6 127 (0.96%) Mac OS X
7 118 (0.89%) Embedded Linux
8 110 (0.83%) Windows Server
9 90 (0.68%) Ubuntu
10 65 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
11 63 (0.48%) VxWorks
12 53 (0.40%) Solaris
13 52 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
14 48 (0.36%) CentOS
15 45 (0.34%) Windows Phone
16 41 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 33 (0.25%) Mac OS
17 33 (0.25%) Windows 7
17 33 (0.25%) Windows CE
18 29 (0.22%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 6227 (46.96%) Agile Software Development
2 2872 (21.66%) OO
3 2854 (21.53%) TDD
4 2288 (17.26%) Scrum
5 2124 (16.02%) MVC
6 1616 (12.19%) Continuous Integration
7 1259 (9.50%) Multithreading
8 1211 (9.13%) SDLC
9 1199 (9.04%) Unit Testing
10 1159 (8.74%) Web Development
11 1139 (8.59%) OOP
12 1063 (8.02%) BDD
13 974 (7.35%) Open Source
14 970 (7.32%) Mentoring
15 879 (6.63%) E-Commerce
16 766 (5.78%) DevOps
17 720 (5.43%) OOD
18 710 (5.35%) SOA
19 633 (4.77%) UML
20 620 (4.68%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5332 (40.21%) Java
2 4362 (32.90%) C#
3 4108 (30.98%) JavaScript
4 3762 (28.37%) C++
5 3726 (28.10%) SQL
6 2146 (16.19%) Python
7 1803 (13.60%) C
8 964 (7.27%) PHP
9 700 (5.28%) Ruby
10 675 (5.09%) Scala
11 518 (3.91%) T-SQL
12 450 (3.39%) Perl
13 365 (2.75%) Objective-C
14 340 (2.56%) VB.NET
15 314 (2.37%) PL/SQL
16 284 (2.14%) Embedded C
17 222 (1.67%) Bash Shell
18 209 (1.58%) Embedded C++
19 194 (1.46%) VB
20 193 (1.46%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 4463 (33.66%) Degree
2 589 (4.44%) Security Cleared
3 332 (2.50%) PhD
4 260 (1.96%) SC Cleared
5 205 (1.55%) DV Cleared
6 125 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 100 (0.75%) ISEB
7 100 (0.75%) PMI Certification
8 71 (0.54%) PMP
9 55 (0.41%) CISSP
10 49 (0.37%) HND
11 42 (0.32%) Sun Certification
12 40 (0.30%) MCSE
12 40 (0.30%) SANS
13 36 (0.27%) Brainbench
14 35 (0.26%) CCNA
14 35 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
15 32 (0.24%) ISTQB
16 31 (0.23%) SSCP
17 27 (0.20%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 789 (5.95%) QA
2 55 (0.41%) ISO 9001
3 51 (0.38%) MISRA
4 49 (0.37%) SDET
5 41 (0.31%) SLA
6 33 (0.25%) Data Quality
7 26 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 26 (0.20%) PCI DSS
8 22 (0.17%) MISRA C
9 18 (0.14%) ISO15022
9 18 (0.14%) ISO20022
10 15 (0.11%) JSP 440
11 14 (0.11%) HL7
12 13 (0.098%) DO-178B
13 11 (0.083%) ISO 9000
13 11 (0.083%) TickIT
14 8 (0.060%) HMG Infosec
15 7 (0.053%) ISO13485
15 7 (0.053%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 6 (0.045%) GAMP
System Software
1 326 (2.46%) Docker
2 224 (1.69%) Firmware
3 132 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 59 (0.44%) HDFS
5 57 (0.43%) Active Directory
6 39 (0.29%) Xen
7 32 (0.24%) Varnish
8 22 (0.17%) Apache Flume
9 21 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 21 (0.16%) iptables
9 21 (0.16%) VirtualBox
10 18 (0.14%) Snort
11 14 (0.11%) LXC
12 10 (0.075%) XenServer
13 9 (0.068%) NFS
13 9 (0.068%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 8 (0.060%) Hyper-V
15 7 (0.053%) VMware ESXi
16 5 (0.038%) pfSense
16 5 (0.038%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 371 (2.80%) Puppet
2 275 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
3 205 (1.55%) Ansible
4 47 (0.35%) Terraform
5 43 (0.32%) SCVMM
6 42 (0.32%) Kubernetes
7 37 (0.28%) WMI
8 29 (0.22%) Salt
9 27 (0.20%) Nagios
10 26 (0.20%) HAProxy
11 25 (0.19%) Mesos
12 19 (0.14%) Graphite
12 19 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
12 19 (0.14%) Packer
13 15 (0.11%) yum
14 14 (0.11%) Hadoop YARN
15 13 (0.098%) NetBackup
16 12 (0.091%) logstash
17 10 (0.075%) Grafana
17 10 (0.075%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 1443 (10.88%) Oracle
2 1404 (10.59%) Microsoft
3 282 (2.13%) Google
4 177 (1.33%) IBM
5 167 (1.26%) VMware
6 140 (1.06%) Apple
7 130 (0.98%) Red Hat
7 130 (0.98%) SAP
8 127 (0.96%) Facebook
9 124 (0.94%) hybris
10 94 (0.71%) Twitter
11 93 (0.70%) TIBCO
12 84 (0.63%) Sybase
13 81 (0.61%) Informatica
14 76 (0.57%) Zend
15 73 (0.55%) Sun
16 72 (0.54%) Adobe
17 71 (0.54%) Splunk
18 68 (0.51%) EMC
18 68 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
Hertfordshire
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 52 minutes ago
North London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 53 minutes ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £58k DOE + fantasticbenefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + fantastic base + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum Holiday, free food, flexible working
Posted: 1 hour ago
Croydon, Surrey
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Healthcare, Pension scheme, soft ben
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Guildford, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Surrey
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum + Share options * Benefits
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Leatherhead, Surrey
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £24,000 to £35,000 per annum
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City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago