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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 39 41 35
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 6043 5616 6489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.65% 5.63% 5.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.88% 6.93% 7.49%
Number of salaries quoted 5120 5045 5632
Average salary £43,875 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.23% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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 81031 86649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.09% 81.19% 79.25%
Number of salaries quoted 70747 67265 73911
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +1 2162 £55,000 - 273
South East +2 1451 £42,500 +3.65% 194
East of England 0 726 £40,000 - 134
South West -7 533 £35,000 - 97
East Midlands +12 339 £40,000 +2.56% 31
Yorkshire +1 311 £40,000 +6.66% 49
North West -22 265 £38,750 +10.71% 65
West Midlands -16 261 £35,000 - 40
North East -17 37 £30,000 -25.00% 14
Midlands - 2 £35,000 - 1
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5166 (39.81%) Agile Software Development
2 5087 (39.20%) Java
3 5076 (39.12%) C#
4 4565 (35.18%) Degree
5 4178 (32.20%) .NET
6 3955 (30.48%) C++
7 3754 (28.93%) JavaScript
8 3680 (28.36%) SQL
9 3563 (27.46%) Computer Science
10 3386 (26.09%) HTML
11 3030 (23.35%) OO
12 2654 (20.45%) SQL Server
13 2546 (19.62%) Finance
14 2533 (19.52%) Linux
15 2501 (19.27%) CSS
16 2299 (17.72%) TDD
17 2131 (16.42%) ASP.NET
18 2104 (16.21%) C
19 1986 (15.31%) Scrum
20 1901 (14.65%) Windows
21 1854 (14.29%) XML
22 1762 (13.58%) MVC
23 1723 (13.28%) Web Services
24 1669 (12.86%) Microsoft
25 1614 (12.44%) Oracle
26 1523 (11.74%) Python
27 1516 (11.68%) jQuery
28 1338 (10.31%) UNIX
29 1245 (9.59%) HTML5
30 1174 (9.05%) Mathematics

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 464 (3.58%) Tomcat
2 423 (3.26%) Apache
3 379 (2.92%) Node.js
4 277 (2.13%) SharePoint
5 267 (2.06%) WebSphere
6 225 (1.73%) IIS
7 219 (1.69%) CMS
8 216 (1.66%) WebLogic
9 142 (1.09%) Apache Solr
10 83 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
11 79 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
12 77 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
13 75 (0.58%) Drupal
14 68 (0.52%) Confluence
14 68 (0.52%) Adobe CQ
15 67 (0.52%) WordPress
16 64 (0.49%) Oracle Service Bus
17 62 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
18 60 (0.46%) Umbraco
19 57 (0.44%) MQSeries
Applications
1 960 (7.40%) MS Excel
2 150 (1.16%) MS Office
3 73 (0.56%) Photoshop
4 71 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 51 (0.39%) MS Project
6 43 (0.33%) MS Visio
7 42 (0.32%) Simulink
8 26 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
9 19 (0.15%) TargetLink
10 14 (0.11%) Maya
11 12 (0.092%) 3ds Max
11 12 (0.092%) Mingle
12 11 (0.085%) Stateflow
12 11 (0.085%) Fireworks
13 9 (0.069%) InfoPath
13 9 (0.069%) Adobe After Effects
14 8 (0.062%) Mathematica
15 6 (0.046%) CINEMA 4D
15 6 (0.046%) AutoCAD
15 6 (0.046%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 68 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 63 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
3 62 (0.48%) Magento
4 12 (0.092%) Markit EDM
5 11 (0.085%) Google Analytics
5 11 (0.085%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 10 (0.077%) Oracle Applications
7 9 (0.069%) AquaLogic BPM
8 8 (0.062%) Oracle Cash Management
9 6 (0.046%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
9 6 (0.046%) Advent Moxy
10 5 (0.039%) CODA-Financials
11 4 (0.031%) Tridion
11 4 (0.031%) Dynamics AX
12 3 (0.023%) LabWindows
12 3 (0.023%) WebTrends
13 2 (0.015%) SAP MDM
13 2 (0.015%) Dynamics NAV
13 2 (0.015%) Cognos TM1
13 2 (0.015%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 342 (2.64%) SaaS
2 169 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
3 144 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 98 (0.76%) GitHub
5 88 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
6 59 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
7 28 (0.22%) Amazon S3
8 26 (0.20%) PaaS
9 25 (0.19%) Force.com
10 16 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
11 15 (0.12%) Google App Engine
12 13 (0.10%) Google Apps
13 12 (0.092%) Amazon EMR
14 8 (0.062%) Office 365
15 7 (0.054%) IaaS
16 4 (0.031%) Heroku
16 4 (0.031%) Google Compute Engine
17 3 (0.023%) Amazon ELB
18 1 (0.008%) Basecamp
18 1 (0.008%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 431 (3.32%) HTTP
2 408 (3.14%) Internet
3 358 (2.76%) TCP/IP
4 131 (1.01%) SSL
5 125 (0.96%) Wireless
6 104 (0.80%) GSM
7 103 (0.79%) Ethernet
8 59 (0.45%) LTE
9 55 (0.42%) DNS
9 55 (0.42%) LDAP
9 55 (0.42%) RTP
10 45 (0.35%) Intranet
11 44 (0.34%) Firewall
11 44 (0.34%) VoIP
12 42 (0.32%) UMTS
12 42 (0.32%) FTP
13 41 (0.32%) Network Security
14 35 (0.27%) GPRS
15 33 (0.25%) Bluetooth
16 32 (0.25%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2654 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 949 (7.31%) MySQL
3 856 (6.60%) Relational Database
4 591 (4.55%) Big Data
5 519 (4.00%) NoSQL
6 461 (3.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 420 (3.24%) MongoDB
8 397 (3.06%) RDBMS
9 350 (2.70%) Hadoop
10 253 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
11 238 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
12 195 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
13 170 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
13 170 (1.31%) Oracle Database
14 134 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 132 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 125 (0.96%) Redis
17 118 (0.91%) DB2
18 84 (0.65%) Apache Hive
19 83 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 958 (7.38%) Visual Studio
2 926 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 785 (6.05%) Subversion
4 485 (3.74%) Jenkins
5 468 (3.61%) Maven
6 458 (3.53%) Eclipse
7 454 (3.50%) Selenium
8 440 (3.39%) JUnit
9 405 (3.12%) Team Foundation Server
10 335 (2.58%) JIRA
11 287 (2.21%) NUnit
12 270 (2.08%) Cucumber
13 205 (1.58%) Hudson
14 176 (1.36%) Ant
15 129 (0.99%) WebDriver
16 122 (0.94%) Jasmine
17 117 (0.90%) Rational DOORS
18 112 (0.86%) Xcode
19 111 (0.86%) TeamCity
20 78 (0.60%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 2546 (19.62%) Finance
2 618 (4.76%) Banking
3 545 (4.20%) Games
4 493 (3.80%) Telecoms
5 411 (3.17%) Electronics
6 340 (2.62%) Marketing
7 332 (2.56%) Retail
8 267 (2.06%) Front Office
9 204 (1.57%) Manufacturing
10 203 (1.56%) Investment Banking
11 198 (1.53%) Military
12 185 (1.43%) Aerospace
13 178 (1.37%) Financial Institution
14 136 (1.05%) Automotive
15 116 (0.89%) Advertising
16 106 (0.82%) Publishing
17 102 (0.79%) Legal
18 87 (0.67%) French Language
19 86 (0.66%) Back Office
20 80 (0.62%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6928 (53.39%) Developer
2 4967 (38.28%) Software Engineer
3 1695 (13.06%) Java Developer
4 1558 (12.01%) Software Developer
5 1297 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 1275 (9.83%) C# Developer
7 1060 (8.17%) .NET Developer
8 1016 (7.83%) Senior Software Engineer
9 718 (5.53%) Graduate
10 694 (5.35%) C# .NET Developer
11 662 (5.10%) Programmer
12 579 (4.46%) C++ Developer
13 575 (4.43%) C++ Software Engineer
14 551 (4.25%) Java Software Engineer
15 544 (4.19%) Junior
16 486 (3.75%) C# Software Engineer
17 485 (3.74%) Web Developer
18 444 (3.42%) Analyst
19 411 (3.17%) .NET Software Engineer
20 376 (2.90%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4178 (32.20%) .NET
2 3386 (26.09%) HTML
3 2501 (19.27%) CSS
4 2131 (16.42%) ASP.NET
5 1854 (14.29%) XML
6 1723 (13.28%) Web Services
7 1516 (11.68%) jQuery
8 1245 (9.59%) HTML5
9 1107 (8.53%) Spring
10 1021 (7.87%) J2EE
11 894 (6.89%) WCF
12 853 (6.57%) .NET Framework
13 746 (5.75%) WPF
14 732 (5.64%) ASP.NET MVC
15 690 (5.32%) CSS3
16 683 (5.26%) Ajax
17 623 (4.80%) SOAP
18 584 (4.50%) REST
19 569 (4.39%) Hibernate
20 453 (3.49%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3563 (27.46%) Computer Science
2 1174 (9.05%) Mathematics
3 917 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
4 788 (6.07%) Open Source
5 589 (4.54%) User Experience
6 577 (4.45%) Mobile App
7 549 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
8 411 (3.17%) Physics
9 242 (1.86%) Visualisation
10 240 (1.85%) Embedded Systems
11 231 (1.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 227 (1.75%) Client/Server
13 199 (1.53%) Management Information System
14 176 (1.36%) Derivative
15 173 (1.33%) Firmware
16 169 (1.30%) Hedge funds
17 166 (1.28%) Device Driver
18 156 (1.20%) N-Tier
19 145 (1.12%) 3D Graphics
20 144 (1.11%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2533 (19.52%) Linux
2 1901 (14.65%) Windows
3 1338 (10.31%) UNIX
4 885 (6.82%) Android
5 705 (5.43%) Apple iOS
6 161 (1.24%) Embedded Linux
7 114 (0.88%) Solaris
8 95 (0.73%) Mac OS X
9 78 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 68 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
11 63 (0.49%) Windows Phone
12 59 (0.45%) AIX
13 47 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
14 46 (0.35%) Windows CE
14 46 (0.35%) HPUX
15 45 (0.35%) CentOS
15 45 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
16 33 (0.25%) Windows 7
17 31 (0.24%) Debian
18 29 (0.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5166 (39.81%) Agile Software Development
2 3030 (23.35%) OO
3 2299 (17.72%) TDD
4 1986 (15.31%) Scrum
5 1762 (13.58%) MVC
6 1154 (8.89%) Multithreading
7 1046 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
8 1003 (7.73%) Unit Testing
9 981 (7.56%) OOP
10 932 (7.18%) OOD
11 856 (6.60%) E-Commerce
12 795 (6.13%) Web Development
13 692 (5.33%) BDD
14 684 (5.27%) Mentoring
15 622 (4.79%) UML
16 618 (4.76%) Project Management
17 555 (4.28%) SOA
18 431 (3.32%) Configuration Management
19 405 (3.12%) Android Development
20 404 (3.11%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 5087 (39.20%) Java
2 5076 (39.12%) C#
3 3955 (30.48%) C++
4 3754 (28.93%) JavaScript
5 3680 (28.36%) SQL
6 2104 (16.21%) C
7 1523 (11.74%) Python
8 997 (7.68%) PHP
9 660 (5.09%) Ruby
10 540 (4.16%) VB.NET
11 470 (3.62%) Perl
12 383 (2.95%) Scala
13 362 (2.79%) T-SQL
14 359 (2.77%) Objective-C
15 286 (2.20%) VB
16 281 (2.17%) Embedded C
17 243 (1.87%) PL/SQL
18 240 (1.85%) Shell Script
19 227 (1.75%) Bash Shell
20 187 (1.44%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 4565 (35.18%) Degree
2 542 (4.18%) Security Cleared
3 355 (2.74%) PhD
4 228 (1.76%) SC Cleared
5 129 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 122 (0.94%) DV Cleared
7 100 (0.77%) ISEB
8 69 (0.53%) HND
9 59 (0.45%) Sun Certification
10 41 (0.32%) ISTQB
11 40 (0.31%) MCP
12 36 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 35 (0.27%) MCSE
14 32 (0.25%) MCSD
15 27 (0.21%) MCTS
16 23 (0.18%) Postgraduate
17 22 (0.17%) OCPJP
18 18 (0.14%) PMI Certification
19 16 (0.12%) OCMJD
20 13 (0.10%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 822 (6.33%) QA
2 174 (1.34%) ISO 9001
3 49 (0.38%) SLA
4 30 (0.23%) TickIT
5 28 (0.22%) DO-178B
6 27 (0.21%) ISO 9000
7 23 (0.18%) JTAG
8 17 (0.13%) IEC 61508
9 15 (0.12%) Data Quality
9 15 (0.12%) EMIR
9 15 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
10 12 (0.092%) WAI
11 10 (0.077%) HL7
12 6 (0.046%) Solvency II
13 5 (0.039%) JSP 440
13 5 (0.039%) AIFMD
13 5 (0.039%) FATCA
14 4 (0.031%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 2 (0.015%) DICOM
16 1 (0.008%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 81 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (0.42%) Active Directory
3 30 (0.23%) Hyper-V
4 28 (0.22%) KVM
5 22 (0.17%) Varnish
6 21 (0.16%) HDFS
7 14 (0.11%) Xen
7 14 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
8 11 (0.085%) IMail Server
8 11 (0.085%) OpenSIPS
9 9 (0.069%) VMware ESX
10 8 (0.062%) QEMU
11 7 (0.054%) VMware Workstation
11 7 (0.054%) Terminal Services
12 6 (0.046%) Snort
12 6 (0.046%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 6 (0.046%) vSphere
13 5 (0.039%) Apache Flume
13 5 (0.039%) VirtualBox
14 4 (0.031%) UAG
Systems Management
1 168 (1.29%) Puppet
2 99 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
3 59 (0.45%) Nagios
4 52 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
5 37 (0.29%) Vagrant
6 14 (0.11%) Ansible
6 14 (0.11%) ZABBIX
7 12 (0.092%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 12 (0.092%) Munin
7 12 (0.092%) HAProxy
8 10 (0.077%) Salt
9 9 (0.069%) Ganglia
10 8 (0.062%) SCCM
10 8 (0.062%) CA SiteMinder
10 8 (0.062%) logstash
10 8 (0.062%) OpenSSO
10 8 (0.062%) Capistrano
11 7 (0.054%) YUM
12 6 (0.046%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 5 (0.039%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1669 (12.86%) Microsoft
2 1614 (12.44%) Oracle
3 281 (2.17%) Google
4 253 (1.95%) JBoss
5 132 (1.02%) IBM
6 129 (0.99%) Facebook
7 126 (0.97%) Adobe
8 124 (0.96%) Zend
9 118 (0.91%) Sitecore
10 116 (0.89%) VMware
11 114 (0.88%) SAP
12 107 (0.82%) Red Hat
13 105 (0.81%) Twitter
14 91 (0.70%) TIBCO
15 90 (0.69%) Sybase
16 87 (0.67%) hybris
17 82 (0.63%) Sun
18 64 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
19 61 (0.47%) EPiServer
19 61 (0.47%) Perforce
Brighton, East Sussex
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + bonus+ benefits+training
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus+ benefits+training
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Montagu Olsen Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Montagu Olsen Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 12 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum Superb base with guaranteed bonus an
Posted: 12 hours ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70,000 per annum + extensive benefits + bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago