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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 36 38 35
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 6190 5595 6494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.70% 5.62% 5.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.05% 7.06% 7.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5265 4966 5616
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
87806 79197 86082
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 80.80% 79.57% 78.05%
Number of salaries quoted 70655 65397 73602
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +4 2318 £55,000 +3.77% 270
South East +3 1487 £42,500 +6.25% 158
East of England -3 696 £40,000 - 121
South West -9 515 £35,000 - 85
East Midlands +10 367 £40,000 +6.66% 27
Yorkshire -11 295 £40,000 +6.66% 41
North West -16 279 £37,750 +7.85% 65
West Midlands -24 231 £35,000 - 27
North East -11 43 £30,000 -25.00% 11
Midlands +12 1 £35,000 -2.77%
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 5151 (39.58%) C#
2 5114 (39.30%) Java
3 4558 (35.02%) Degree
4 4242 (32.60%) .NET
5 3983 (30.61%) C++
6 3721 (28.59%) JavaScript
7 3714 (28.54%) SQL
8 3572 (27.45%) Computer Science
9 3351 (25.75%) HTML
10 3075 (23.63%) OO
11 2901 (22.29%) Agile Software Development
12 2697 (20.72%) SQL Server
13 2528 (19.43%) Linux
14 2506 (19.26%) Finance
15 2489 (19.13%) CSS
16 2317 (17.80%) TDD
17 2163 (16.62%) ASP.NET
18 2141 (16.45%) C
19 2011 (15.45%) Scrum
20 1957 (15.04%) Windows
21 1850 (14.22%) XML
22 1753 (13.47%) Microsoft
23 1725 (13.25%) MVC
24 1716 (13.19%) Web Services
25 1647 (12.66%) Oracle
26 1546 (11.88%) Python
27 1512 (11.62%) jQuery
28 1345 (10.34%) UNIX
29 1270 (9.76%) HTML5
30 1221 (9.38%) Mathematics

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 468 (3.60%) Tomcat
2 425 (3.27%) Apache
3 367 (2.82%) Node.js
4 285 (2.19%) SharePoint
5 263 (2.02%) WebSphere
6 225 (1.73%) CMS
7 221 (1.70%) IIS
8 218 (1.68%) WebLogic
9 136 (1.05%) Apache Solr
10 81 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
11 78 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
12 69 (0.53%) Drupal
13 68 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
14 65 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
15 64 (0.49%) WordPress
15 64 (0.49%) Adobe CQ
16 63 (0.48%) Confluence
17 62 (0.48%) Oracle Service Bus
18 61 (0.47%) Umbraco
19 58 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 980 (7.53%) MS Excel
2 149 (1.14%) MS Office
3 70 (0.54%) Photoshop
4 68 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 52 (0.40%) MS Project
6 42 (0.32%) MS Visio
7 39 (0.30%) Simulink
8 26 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
9 14 (0.11%) TargetLink
10 13 (0.100%) Fireworks
11 12 (0.092%) Maya
12 10 (0.077%) 3ds Max
13 9 (0.069%) Adobe After Effects
14 8 (0.061%) Stateflow
14 8 (0.061%) Mingle
15 7 (0.054%) Mathematica
16 6 (0.046%) AutoCAD
16 6 (0.046%) PowerPivot
17 5 (0.038%) CINEMA 4D
17 5 (0.038%) Blender
Business Applications
1 73 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 69 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
3 67 (0.51%) Magento
4 15 (0.12%) Markit EDM
5 13 (0.100%) Google Analytics
6 11 (0.085%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 11 (0.085%) Oracle Applications
7 8 (0.061%) AquaLogic BPM
7 8 (0.061%) Oracle Cash Management
8 6 (0.046%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
8 6 (0.046%) Advent Moxy
8 6 (0.046%) Dynamics AX
9 5 (0.038%) CODA-Financials
10 4 (0.031%) Tridion
11 3 (0.023%) WebTrends
11 3 (0.023%) LabWindows
12 2 (0.015%) Oracle CRM
12 2 (0.015%) Cognos TM1
12 2 (0.015%) SAP MDM
12 2 (0.015%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 342 (2.63%) SaaS
2 177 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
3 152 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 102 (0.78%) GitHub
5 91 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
6 63 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
7 28 (0.22%) Amazon S3
8 21 (0.16%) Force.com
8 21 (0.16%) PaaS
9 17 (0.13%) Google App Engine
10 16 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
11 14 (0.11%) Google Apps
12 12 (0.092%) Amazon EMR
13 9 (0.069%) Office 365
14 8 (0.061%) Heroku
15 6 (0.046%) IaaS
16 4 (0.031%) Google Compute Engine
17 3 (0.023%) Responsys
17 3 (0.023%) Amazon ELB
18 1 (0.008%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 462 (3.55%) HTTP
2 415 (3.19%) Internet
3 381 (2.93%) TCP/IP
4 138 (1.06%) SSL
5 126 (0.97%) Wireless
6 108 (0.83%) Ethernet
7 105 (0.81%) GSM
8 59 (0.45%) DNS
8 59 (0.45%) LTE
9 55 (0.42%) Network Security
9 55 (0.42%) LDAP
9 55 (0.42%) RTP
10 48 (0.37%) Firewall
10 48 (0.37%) FTP
11 45 (0.35%) VoIP
12 43 (0.33%) UMTS
13 42 (0.32%) Intranet
14 35 (0.27%) GPRS
14 35 (0.27%) Bluetooth
15 33 (0.25%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2697 (20.72%) SQL Server
2 931 (7.15%) MySQL
3 846 (6.50%) Relational Database
4 586 (4.50%) Big Data
5 519 (3.99%) NoSQL
6 477 (3.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 418 (3.21%) MongoDB
8 399 (3.07%) RDBMS
9 356 (2.74%) Hadoop
10 254 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
11 252 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
12 213 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
13 176 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
14 174 (1.34%) Oracle Database
15 150 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 142 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 126 (0.97%) Redis
18 112 (0.86%) DB2
19 91 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 88 (0.68%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 951 (7.31%) Visual Studio
2 904 (6.95%) Git (software)
3 786 (6.04%) Subversion
4 480 (3.69%) Jenkins
5 478 (3.67%) Maven
6 460 (3.53%) Eclipse
7 443 (3.40%) JUnit
8 437 (3.36%) Selenium
9 407 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
10 323 (2.48%) JIRA
11 263 (2.02%) NUnit
12 245 (1.88%) Cucumber
13 205 (1.58%) Hudson
14 174 (1.34%) Ant
15 125 (0.96%) Xcode
16 124 (0.95%) WebDriver
17 118 (0.91%) Jasmine
18 111 (0.85%) Rational DOORS
19 92 (0.71%) TeamCity
20 84 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2506 (19.26%) Finance
2 626 (4.81%) Banking
3 560 (4.30%) Games
4 499 (3.83%) Telecoms
5 408 (3.14%) Electronics
6 327 (2.51%) Retail
7 324 (2.49%) Marketing
8 262 (2.01%) Front Office
9 214 (1.64%) Investment Banking
10 200 (1.54%) Military
11 191 (1.47%) Manufacturing
12 184 (1.41%) Aerospace
13 170 (1.31%) Financial Institution
14 127 (0.98%) Publishing
15 126 (0.97%) Automotive
16 115 (0.88%) Advertising
17 89 (0.68%) Legal
18 88 (0.68%) French Language
19 79 (0.61%) Multimedia
20 73 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6987 (53.69%) Developer
2 5013 (38.52%) Software Engineer
3 1724 (13.25%) Java Developer
4 1591 (12.23%) Software Developer
5 1290 (9.91%) C# Developer
6 1282 (9.85%) Senior Developer
7 1077 (8.28%) .NET Developer
8 978 (7.51%) Senior Software Engineer
9 698 (5.36%) C# .NET Developer
10 697 (5.36%) Programmer
11 686 (5.27%) Graduate
12 609 (4.68%) C++ Software Engineer
13 584 (4.49%) C++ Developer
14 550 (4.23%) Java Software Engineer
15 535 (4.11%) C# Software Engineer
15 535 (4.11%) Junior
16 491 (3.77%) Web Developer
17 454 (3.49%) Analyst
18 434 (3.33%) .NET Software Engineer
19 363 (2.79%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4242 (32.60%) .NET
2 3351 (25.75%) HTML
3 2489 (19.13%) CSS
4 2163 (16.62%) ASP.NET
5 1850 (14.22%) XML
6 1716 (13.19%) Web Services
7 1512 (11.62%) jQuery
8 1270 (9.76%) HTML5
9 1115 (8.57%) Spring
10 1004 (7.71%) J2EE
11 925 (7.11%) WCF
12 912 (7.01%) .NET Framework
13 789 (6.06%) WPF
14 728 (5.59%) ASP.NET MVC
15 724 (5.56%) CSS3
16 674 (5.18%) Ajax
17 611 (4.69%) SOAP
18 598 (4.60%) REST
19 574 (4.41%) Hibernate
20 434 (3.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3572 (27.45%) Computer Science
2 1221 (9.38%) Mathematics
3 756 (5.81%) Open Source
4 618 (4.75%) Mobile App
5 573 (4.40%) Enterprise Software
6 429 (3.30%) Physics
7 229 (1.76%) Client/Server
8 221 (1.70%) Embedded Systems
8 221 (1.70%) Visualisation
9 215 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 188 (1.44%) Management Information System
11 181 (1.39%) Firmware
12 171 (1.31%) N-Tier
13 170 (1.31%) Hedge funds
14 169 (1.30%) Derivative
15 168 (1.29%) Device Driver
16 145 (1.11%) 3D Graphics
17 137 (1.05%) Inversion of Control
18 135 (1.04%) Social Media
19 132 (1.01%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2528 (19.43%) Linux
2 1957 (15.04%) Windows
3 1345 (10.34%) UNIX
4 917 (7.05%) Android
5 733 (5.63%) Apple iOS
6 173 (1.33%) Embedded Linux
7 109 (0.84%) Solaris
8 96 (0.74%) Mac OS X
9 77 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 64 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
11 60 (0.46%) AIX
11 60 (0.46%) Windows Phone
12 48 (0.37%) CentOS
13 43 (0.33%) Windows CE
14 42 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
14 42 (0.32%) HPUX
15 41 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
16 34 (0.26%) Windows 7
17 31 (0.24%) BlackBerry OS
18 30 (0.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3075 (23.63%) OO
2 2901 (22.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2317 (17.80%) TDD
4 2011 (15.45%) Scrum
5 1725 (13.25%) MVC
6 1168 (8.97%) Multithreading
7 1036 (7.96%) Unit Testing
8 1034 (7.95%) Continuous Integration
9 984 (7.56%) OOP
10 934 (7.18%) OOD
11 839 (6.45%) E-Commerce
12 793 (6.09%) Web Development
13 664 (5.10%) BDD
14 638 (4.90%) UML
15 626 (4.81%) Project Management
16 571 (4.39%) SOA
17 446 (3.43%) Android Development
17 446 (3.43%) iOS Development
18 438 (3.37%) Configuration Management
19 332 (2.55%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5151 (39.58%) C#
2 5114 (39.30%) Java
3 3983 (30.61%) C++
4 3721 (28.59%) JavaScript
5 3714 (28.54%) SQL
6 2141 (16.45%) C
7 1546 (11.88%) Python
8 984 (7.56%) PHP
9 685 (5.26%) Ruby
10 523 (4.02%) VB.NET
11 462 (3.55%) Perl
12 396 (3.04%) Scala
13 389 (2.99%) T-SQL
14 364 (2.80%) Objective-C
15 283 (2.17%) Embedded C
16 280 (2.15%) VB
17 237 (1.82%) PL/SQL
18 234 (1.80%) Shell Script
19 219 (1.68%) Bash Shell
20 191 (1.47%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 4558 (35.02%) Degree
2 560 (4.30%) Security Cleared
3 377 (2.90%) PhD
4 220 (1.69%) SC Cleared
5 134 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 112 (0.86%) DV Cleared
7 90 (0.69%) ISEB
8 67 (0.51%) HND
9 53 (0.41%) Sun Certification
10 42 (0.32%) MCP
11 38 (0.29%) ISTQB
12 34 (0.26%) MCSE
13 32 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 29 (0.22%) MCSD
15 28 (0.22%) MCTS
16 23 (0.18%) Postgraduate
17 20 (0.15%) PMI Certification
18 17 (0.13%) OCPJP
19 14 (0.11%) PMP
20 13 (0.100%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 836 (6.42%) QA
2 174 (1.34%) ISO 9001
3 44 (0.34%) SLA
4 35 (0.27%) TickIT
5 31 (0.24%) ISO 9000
6 28 (0.22%) JTAG
7 27 (0.21%) DO-178B
8 19 (0.15%) IEC 61508
9 16 (0.12%) Data Quality
10 13 (0.100%) WAI
11 12 (0.092%) HL7
11 12 (0.092%) EMIR
11 12 (0.092%) Dodd-Frank
12 6 (0.046%) Solvency II
13 5 (0.038%) AIFMD
13 5 (0.038%) FATCA
14 4 (0.031%) DICOM
14 4 (0.031%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 2 (0.015%) PCI DSS
16 1 (0.008%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 86 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 57 (0.44%) Active Directory
3 28 (0.22%) KVM
4 27 (0.21%) Varnish
5 26 (0.20%) Hyper-V
6 18 (0.14%) HDFS
7 14 (0.11%) Xen
8 11 (0.085%) Oracle RAC
9 10 (0.077%) VMware ESX
10 9 (0.069%) IMail Server
10 9 (0.069%) OpenSIPS
11 8 (0.061%) vSphere
11 8 (0.061%) Terminal Services
12 7 (0.054%) VMware Workstation
12 7 (0.054%) NFS
12 7 (0.054%) VirtualBox
13 6 (0.046%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 6 (0.046%) QEMU
13 6 (0.046%) Snort
14 5 (0.038%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 177 (1.36%) Puppet
2 107 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
3 61 (0.47%) Nagios
4 47 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
5 41 (0.32%) Vagrant
6 14 (0.11%) HAProxy
7 13 (0.100%) Salt
7 13 (0.100%) ZABBIX
8 12 (0.092%) Munin
8 12 (0.092%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 12 (0.092%) Ansible
9 11 (0.085%) logstash
9 11 (0.085%) OpenSSO
10 10 (0.077%) CA SiteMinder
11 9 (0.069%) Ganglia
12 8 (0.061%) StatsD
12 8 (0.061%) Capistrano
13 7 (0.054%) YUM
13 7 (0.054%) SCCM
14 5 (0.038%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1753 (13.47%) Microsoft
2 1647 (12.66%) Oracle
3 309 (2.37%) Google
4 259 (1.99%) JBoss
5 149 (1.14%) Facebook
6 131 (1.01%) IBM
7 130 (1.00%) Adobe
8 123 (0.95%) VMware
9 120 (0.92%) SAP
10 117 (0.90%) Zend
10 117 (0.90%) Sitecore
11 109 (0.84%) Twitter
12 107 (0.82%) Red Hat
13 98 (0.75%) TIBCO
14 90 (0.69%) Sybase
15 88 (0.68%) hybris
16 71 (0.55%) Sun
17 66 (0.51%) Perforce
18 62 (0.48%) EPiServer
19 59 (0.45%) HP
Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £42500.00 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus+training+bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Dependent upon experience
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum £25,000 to £35,000 + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum £25,000 to £35,000 + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum £45,000 to £65,000 + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
South West London
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £42,000 to £50,000 per annum + Share options
Posted: 4 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
East London
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Salary: £70k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £85k + bonus + benefits
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