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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 27 30 42
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +12
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 6329 6678 5916
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 7.06% 6.53% 5.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.00% 7.47% 6.57%
Number of salaries quoted 5388 5665 5017
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +10.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,250 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.62% +3.75%
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
79090 89400 90102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.28% 87.41% 85.37%
Number of salaries quoted 66332 74640 72734
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 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £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 28 September 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 28 September 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 2457 £62,500 +4.16% 473
South East +6 1374 £45,000 +2.96% 168
East of England +5 604 £45,000 - 135
South West -4 564 £45,000 +12.50% 71
North West +24 453 £42,500 +6.25% 65
Yorkshire +2 335 £41,500 +3.75% 57
East Midlands +8 290 £40,000 +6.66% 36
West Midlands -11 271 £38,500 - 30
North East +24 73 £35,000 -12.50% 13
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 6103 (48.54%) Agile Software Development
2 4905 (39.01%) Java
3 4071 (32.38%) C#
4 3723 (29.61%) JavaScript
5 3669 (29.18%) Degree
6 3320 (26.41%) C++
7 3257 (25.90%) SQL
8 3222 (25.63%) .NET
9 3038 (24.16%) HTML
10 2664 (21.19%) Computer Science
11 2663 (21.18%) TDD
12 2526 (20.09%) Linux
13 2416 (19.22%) CSS
14 2342 (18.63%) Finance
15 2246 (17.86%) OO
16 2223 (17.68%) Scrum
17 2161 (17.19%) Python
18 1907 (15.17%) MVC
19 1814 (14.43%) SQL Server
20 1695 (13.48%) C
21 1653 (13.15%) Web Services
22 1610 (12.81%) ASP.NET
23 1572 (12.50%) Windows
24 1527 (12.15%) AngularJS
25 1437 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
26 1373 (10.92%) HTML5
27 1359 (10.81%) jQuery
28 1335 (10.62%) Git (software)
29 1230 (9.78%) Microsoft
30 1184 (9.42%) Oracle

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
1 410 (3.26%) Elasticsearch
2 354 (2.82%) Apache Spark
3 291 (2.31%) Tomcat
4 267 (2.12%) Apache
5 236 (1.88%) JBoss
6 190 (1.51%) IIS
7 158 (1.26%) CMS
8 152 (1.21%) WebLogic
9 134 (1.07%) WebSphere
10 125 (0.99%) Apache Solr
10 125 (0.99%) Confluence
11 115 (0.91%) Apache Pig
12 102 (0.81%) SharePoint
13 82 (0.65%) nginx
14 64 (0.51%) OpenStack
15 60 (0.48%) WildFly
16 54 (0.43%) Mule
17 51 (0.41%) Umbraco
18 49 (0.39%) GlassFish
19 39 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 576 (4.58%) MS Excel
2 94 (0.75%) MS Office
3 79 (0.63%) Photoshop
4 29 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
5 24 (0.19%) Simulink
6 22 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
7 19 (0.15%) GNU Octave
8 18 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
8 18 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
9 15 (0.12%) HipChat
10 14 (0.11%) TargetLink
11 11 (0.087%) MS Visio
12 6 (0.048%) 3ds Max
12 6 (0.048%) Adobe After Effects
13 5 (0.040%) SOLIDWORKS
14 4 (0.032%) MS Project
15 3 (0.024%) CINEMA 4D
15 3 (0.024%) Doxygen
16 2 (0.016%) Maya
16 2 (0.016%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 79 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 51 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
3 37 (0.29%) Magento
4 36 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
5 29 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
6 16 (0.13%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 16 (0.13%) Sentinel
7 11 (0.087%) Oracle EBS
8 10 (0.080%) Beauchamp
8 10 (0.080%) Dynamics GP
8 10 (0.080%) Payment Gateway
9 9 (0.072%) Summit
10 7 (0.056%) SAP CRM
10 7 (0.056%) VisionPLUS
11 6 (0.048%) Oracle 11i
12 4 (0.032%) FLEXCUBE
12 4 (0.032%) nopCommerce
12 4 (0.032%) Temenos T24
13 3 (0.024%) Infor M3
13 3 (0.024%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1058 (8.41%) Amazon AWS
2 538 (4.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 374 (2.97%) SaaS
4 246 (1.96%) GitHub
5 225 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
6 182 (1.45%) PaaS
7 158 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
8 133 (1.06%) IaaS
9 70 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
10 63 (0.50%) Amazon S3
11 33 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
12 29 (0.23%) Route 53
13 27 (0.21%) Office 365
14 23 (0.18%) iTunes
15 19 (0.15%) Google App Engine
16 18 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 17 (0.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 16 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
18 16 (0.13%) Google Apps
19 14 (0.11%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 348 (2.77%) TCP/IP
2 318 (2.53%) Internet
3 272 (2.16%) HTTP
4 93 (0.74%) Firewall
5 92 (0.73%) Ethernet
6 89 (0.71%) Wireless
7 67 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
8 60 (0.48%) RS-485
9 58 (0.46%) Multicast
10 56 (0.45%) SSL
11 53 (0.42%) DNS
12 51 (0.41%) LDAP
13 49 (0.39%) Network Security
14 46 (0.37%) HTTPS
14 46 (0.37%) RS-232
15 39 (0.31%) Bluetooth
15 39 (0.31%) SMTP
16 36 (0.29%) VoIP
17 32 (0.25%) VPN
18 31 (0.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1814 (14.43%) SQL Server
2 1004 (7.99%) NoSQL
3 949 (7.55%) MySQL
4 811 (6.45%) Big Data
5 762 (6.06%) MongoDB
6 690 (5.49%) Relational Database
7 591 (4.70%) Hadoop
8 372 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
9 343 (2.73%) Apache Cassandra
10 216 (1.72%) RDBMS
11 168 (1.34%) Oracle Database
12 166 (1.32%) Apache Hive
13 147 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
14 146 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
14 146 (1.16%) Redis
15 132 (1.05%) DB2
16 130 (1.03%) Neo4j
17 125 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 119 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
19 117 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1335 (10.62%) Git (software)
2 742 (5.90%) Jenkins
3 654 (5.20%) Visual Studio
4 553 (4.40%) JUnit
5 540 (4.29%) Subversion
6 514 (4.09%) JIRA
7 462 (3.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 456 (3.63%) Selenium
9 417 (3.32%) Maven
10 296 (2.35%) Cucumber
11 241 (1.92%) NUnit
12 198 (1.57%) Eclipse
13 169 (1.34%) TeamCity
14 164 (1.30%) Grunt
15 158 (1.26%) gulp
16 128 (1.02%) Jasmine
17 123 (0.98%) JBehave
18 118 (0.94%) WebDriver
19 113 (0.90%) Vagrant
20 109 (0.87%) Gradle
General
1 2342 (18.63%) Finance
2 605 (4.81%) Games
3 604 (4.80%) Telecoms
4 592 (4.71%) Retail
5 431 (3.43%) Electronics
6 395 (3.14%) Banking
7 337 (2.68%) Marketing
8 305 (2.43%) Automotive
9 246 (1.96%) Aerospace
10 228 (1.81%) Manufacturing
11 186 (1.48%) Publishing
12 161 (1.28%) Front Office
13 134 (1.07%) Back Office
14 133 (1.06%) Advertising
15 110 (0.87%) Law
16 108 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
17 106 (0.84%) Financial Institution
18 102 (0.81%) Investment Banking
19 89 (0.71%) Legal
20 58 (0.46%) Military
Job Titles
1 5968 (47.47%) Developer
2 4648 (36.97%) Software Engineer
3 1856 (14.76%) Java Developer
4 1453 (11.56%) C# Developer
5 1351 (10.75%) Software Developer
6 1344 (10.69%) .NET Developer
7 1124 (8.94%) Senior Developer
8 1085 (8.63%) C# .NET Developer
9 1047 (8.33%) Java Engineer
10 939 (7.47%) Senior Software Engineer
11 897 (7.13%) Java Software Engineer
12 823 (6.55%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 801 (6.37%) C++ Software Engineer
14 788 (6.27%) C# Software Engineer
15 668 (5.31%) C# Software Developer
16 632 (5.03%) Graduate
17 602 (4.79%) C++ Developer
18 601 (4.78%) .NET Software Developer
19 560 (4.45%) .NET Software Engineer
20 515 (4.10%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3222 (25.63%) .NET
2 3038 (24.16%) HTML
3 2416 (19.22%) CSS
4 1653 (13.15%) Web Services
5 1610 (12.81%) ASP.NET
6 1527 (12.15%) AngularJS
7 1373 (10.92%) HTML5
8 1359 (10.81%) jQuery
9 1101 (8.76%) Spring
10 1066 (8.48%) XML
11 958 (7.62%) Node.js
12 954 (7.59%) REST
13 803 (6.39%) RESTful
14 793 (6.31%) ASP.NET MVC
15 768 (6.11%) CSS3
16 700 (5.57%) WCF
17 646 (5.14%) J2EE
18 643 (5.11%) .NET Framework
19 585 (4.65%) WPF
20 564 (4.49%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2664 (21.19%) Computer Science
2 903 (7.18%) Mathematics
3 792 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
4 785 (6.24%) Algorithms
5 535 (4.26%) User Experience
6 455 (3.62%) Mobile App
7 361 (2.87%) Physics
8 351 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
9 324 (2.58%) Data Structures
10 293 (2.33%) Visualisation
11 282 (2.24%) Embedded Systems
11 282 (2.24%) Hedge funds
12 245 (1.95%) Fintech
13 223 (1.77%) Data Centre
14 178 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 169 (1.34%) Management Information System
16 165 (1.31%) Artificial Intelligence
17 157 (1.25%) Device Driver
18 130 (1.03%) Derivative
19 117 (0.93%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2526 (20.09%) Linux
2 1572 (12.50%) Windows
3 894 (7.11%) Unix
4 537 (4.27%) Android
5 505 (4.02%) Apple iOS
6 161 (1.28%) Embedded Linux
7 107 (0.85%) Windows Server
8 106 (0.84%) Mac OS X
9 93 (0.74%) Ubuntu
10 50 (0.40%) CentOS
11 45 (0.36%) Solaris
12 44 (0.35%) Windows Phone
13 43 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 40 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
15 39 (0.31%) VxWorks
16 33 (0.26%) Mac OS
17 30 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
18 27 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
19 26 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
20 23 (0.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6103 (48.54%) Agile Software Development
2 2663 (21.18%) TDD
3 2246 (17.86%) OO
4 2223 (17.68%) Scrum
5 1907 (15.17%) MVC
6 1437 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
7 1140 (9.07%) SDLC
8 1076 (8.56%) Multithreading
9 1073 (8.53%) BDD
10 999 (7.95%) OOP
11 990 (7.87%) Web Development
12 979 (7.79%) Open Source
13 925 (7.36%) DevOps
14 849 (6.75%) Mentoring
15 817 (6.50%) Unit Testing
16 797 (6.34%) E-Commerce
17 608 (4.84%) SOA
18 604 (4.80%) Analytics
19 582 (4.63%) OOD
20 560 (4.45%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 4905 (39.01%) Java
2 4071 (32.38%) C#
3 3723 (29.61%) JavaScript
4 3320 (26.41%) C++
5 3257 (25.90%) SQL
6 2161 (17.19%) Python
7 1695 (13.48%) C
8 813 (6.47%) Scala
9 782 (6.22%) PHP
10 754 (6.00%) Ruby
11 501 (3.98%) T-SQL
12 416 (3.31%) Perl
13 319 (2.54%) Objective-C
14 311 (2.47%) Embedded C
15 292 (2.32%) Bash Shell
16 279 (2.22%) PL/SQL
17 252 (2.00%) VB.NET
18 229 (1.82%) Embedded C++
19 200 (1.59%) Go
20 188 (1.50%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3669 (29.18%) Degree
2 560 (4.45%) Security Cleared
3 328 (2.61%) PhD
4 235 (1.87%) SC Cleared
5 210 (1.67%) DV Cleared
6 146 (1.16%) ISEB
7 140 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
8 118 (0.94%) PMP
9 105 (0.84%) PMI Certification
10 66 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
10 66 (0.52%) CISSP
11 64 (0.51%) ISTQB
12 60 (0.48%) CCNA
13 49 (0.39%) MCSE
14 43 (0.34%) SANS
15 38 (0.30%) Network+ Certification
16 37 (0.29%) GIAC
17 35 (0.28%) Linux+ Certification
17 35 (0.28%) SSCP
18 34 (0.27%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 678 (5.39%) QA
2 92 (0.73%) ISO 9001
3 73 (0.58%) SDET
4 60 (0.48%) MISRA
5 50 (0.40%) SLA
6 48 (0.38%) ISO13485
7 44 (0.35%) PCI DSS
8 39 (0.31%) DICOM
9 37 (0.29%) MISRA C
10 29 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 28 (0.22%) DO-178B
12 16 (0.13%) IEC 61508
12 16 (0.13%) WCAG
13 13 (0.10%) GCP
14 11 (0.087%) ISO 14001
14 11 (0.087%) ISO/IEC 12207
15 10 (0.080%) Data Quality
15 10 (0.080%) JSP 440
16 7 (0.056%) ISO 9000
16 7 (0.056%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 434 (3.45%) Docker
2 187 (1.49%) Firmware
3 150 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 143 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
5 78 (0.62%) HDFS
6 58 (0.46%) Active Directory
7 33 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 27 (0.21%) Apache Flume
8 27 (0.21%) Hyper-V
8 27 (0.21%) VirtualBox
9 15 (0.12%) Kamailio
9 15 (0.12%) NFS
9 15 (0.12%) Xen
10 14 (0.11%) VMware ESX
11 13 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
12 11 (0.087%) Snort
12 11 (0.087%) Varnish
12 11 (0.087%) vSphere
13 9 (0.072%) LXC
13 9 (0.072%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 331 (2.63%) Puppet
2 225 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
3 219 (1.74%) Ansible
4 93 (0.74%) Kubernetes
5 82 (0.65%) SCVMM
6 52 (0.41%) Terraform
7 47 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
8 43 (0.34%) Graphite
9 41 (0.33%) Mesos
10 35 (0.28%) Hadoop YARN
11 34 (0.27%) Grafana
12 32 (0.25%) Packer
13 31 (0.25%) Kibana
14 30 (0.24%) Salt
15 28 (0.22%) logstash
16 22 (0.17%) Oozie
17 19 (0.15%) Uchiwa
18 18 (0.14%) SCOrch
18 18 (0.14%) vRealize
19 17 (0.14%) StatsD
Vendors
1 1230 (9.78%) Microsoft
2 1184 (9.42%) Oracle
3 271 (2.16%) IBM
4 225 (1.79%) Google
5 201 (1.60%) VMware
6 141 (1.12%) SAP
7 135 (1.07%) Red Hat
8 130 (1.03%) Cisco
9 115 (0.91%) HP
10 114 (0.91%) Atlassian
11 103 (0.82%) Apple
12 96 (0.76%) EMC
13 91 (0.72%) Sophos
14 85 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
15 84 (0.67%) Juniper
16 82 (0.65%) Adobe
16 82 (0.65%) TIBCO
17 81 (0.64%) CheckPoint
18 71 (0.56%) Citrix
19 70 (0.56%) Zend
London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £49000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £49000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 6 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £32000 Per Annum benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Great Benefits & Prospects
Posted: 8 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30000 - 40000
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20000 - 40000
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Benefits package (Including Bonus)
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
North West London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 40,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Benefit Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 50,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
DCV Technologies
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Excellent benefits packages
Posted: 9 hours ago