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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 40 38 32
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 6010 6135 6885
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.63% 6.00% 6.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.83% 7.35% 7.99%
Number of salaries quoted 5168 5377 5974
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
87932 83502 86187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.31% 81.69% 79.53%
Number of salaries quoted 72889 68584 73784
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 -7 1940 £55,000 - 251
South East -2 1494 £42,500 - 198
East of England -1 801 £42,500 +6.25% 134
South West -1 631 £37,500 +7.14% 141
Yorkshire -1 345 £38,000 -5.00% 40
West Midlands -5 296 £40,000 +6.66% 25
North West -33 268 £40,000 +6.66% 62
East Midlands -3 246 £40,000 - 40
North East -17 44 £31,500 -16.00% 8
Midlands +3 2 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 4992 (41.16%) Agile Software Development
2 4765 (39.29%) C#
3 4679 (38.58%) Java
4 4295 (35.41%) Degree
5 3889 (32.06%) .NET
6 3720 (30.67%) JavaScript
7 3615 (29.80%) C++
8 3436 (28.33%) SQL
9 3200 (26.38%) HTML
10 3170 (26.14%) Computer Science
11 2765 (22.80%) OO
12 2435 (20.08%) SQL Server
13 2391 (19.71%) CSS
14 2363 (19.48%) Linux
15 2319 (19.12%) Finance
16 2138 (17.63%) TDD
17 2026 (16.70%) ASP.NET
18 1901 (15.67%) MVC
19 1864 (15.37%) XML
20 1823 (15.03%) C
21 1778 (14.66%) Scrum
22 1757 (14.49%) Windows
23 1678 (13.83%) Web Services
24 1496 (12.33%) Microsoft
25 1462 (12.05%) Python
26 1457 (12.01%) Oracle
27 1413 (11.65%) jQuery
28 1162 (9.58%) HTML5
29 1150 (9.48%) UNIX
30 1087 (8.96%) Spring

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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
1 419 (3.45%) Tomcat
2 381 (3.14%) Apache
3 371 (3.06%) Node.js
4 238 (1.96%) SharePoint
5 228 (1.88%) CMS
6 215 (1.77%) JBoss
7 214 (1.76%) WebSphere
8 207 (1.71%) IIS
9 203 (1.67%) WebLogic
10 98 (0.81%) Apache Solr
11 90 (0.74%) Drupal
12 79 (0.65%) Confluence
13 74 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
14 73 (0.60%) nginx
15 63 (0.52%) GlassFish
16 62 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
17 61 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
18 60 (0.49%) WordPress
19 54 (0.45%) MQSeries
20 51 (0.42%) Umbraco
Applications
1 868 (7.16%) MS Excel
2 129 (1.06%) MS Office
3 68 (0.56%) Photoshop
4 63 (0.52%) Simulink
5 56 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
6 50 (0.41%) MS Visio
7 34 (0.28%) MS Project
8 29 (0.24%) TargetLink
9 21 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
10 19 (0.16%) Stateflow
11 15 (0.12%) Maya
12 14 (0.12%) Mingle
13 13 (0.11%) 3ds Max
14 10 (0.082%) InfoPath
14 10 (0.082%) Mathematica
15 9 (0.074%) Blender
16 8 (0.066%) Doxygen
16 8 (0.066%) AutoCAD
17 7 (0.058%) Adobe Illustrator
18 6 (0.049%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 84 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 34 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
3 28 (0.23%) Magento
4 13 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
5 10 (0.082%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (0.058%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (0.049%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
7 6 (0.049%) Advent Moxy
8 5 (0.041%) Tridion
9 4 (0.033%) Oracle 11i
9 4 (0.033%) Fredhopper
9 4 (0.033%) Markit EDM
9 4 (0.033%) Oracle Cash Management
10 3 (0.025%) Workday HCM
10 3 (0.025%) Visualfiles
10 3 (0.025%) AquaLogic BPM
11 2 (0.016%) SAP MRS
11 2 (0.016%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.016%) Dynamics NAV
11 2 (0.016%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 287 (2.37%) SaaS
2 160 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 133 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
4 111 (0.92%) GitHub
5 90 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
6 47 (0.39%) PaaS
7 44 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
8 26 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
9 24 (0.20%) Amazon S3
10 17 (0.14%) Force.com
11 15 (0.12%) Google Apps
12 13 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
13 12 (0.099%) IaaS
14 11 (0.091%) Google App Engine
15 9 (0.074%) Amazon EMR
16 4 (0.033%) Office 365
16 4 (0.033%) Heroku
16 4 (0.033%) Amazon Kinesis
16 4 (0.033%) Google Compute Engine
17 1 (0.008%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 335 (2.76%) Internet
2 328 (2.70%) TCP/IP
3 304 (2.51%) HTTP
4 116 (0.96%) Wireless
5 114 (0.94%) Ethernet
6 65 (0.54%) SSL
6 65 (0.54%) GSM
7 58 (0.48%) LDAP
8 51 (0.42%) Firewall
9 44 (0.36%) RTP
10 42 (0.35%) LTE
11 40 (0.33%) Intranet
12 39 (0.32%) DNS
13 38 (0.31%) SNMP
14 31 (0.26%) SMS
14 31 (0.26%) 3G
15 29 (0.24%) SMTP
15 29 (0.24%) 4G
16 28 (0.23%) Asterisk PBX
16 28 (0.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2435 (20.08%) SQL Server
2 971 (8.01%) MySQL
3 738 (6.08%) Relational Database
4 530 (4.37%) Big Data
5 521 (4.30%) NoSQL
6 392 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 388 (3.20%) MongoDB
8 365 (3.01%) RDBMS
9 273 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
10 268 (2.21%) Hadoop
11 221 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
12 167 (1.38%) Oracle Database
13 146 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
14 128 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 121 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
16 117 (0.96%) Redis
17 115 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 105 (0.87%) DB2
19 81 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
20 70 (0.58%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 909 (7.49%) Git (software)
2 838 (6.91%) Visual Studio
3 725 (5.98%) Subversion
4 465 (3.83%) Maven
5 463 (3.82%) Jenkins
6 447 (3.69%) JUnit
7 434 (3.58%) Eclipse
8 424 (3.50%) Selenium
9 408 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
10 359 (2.96%) JIRA
11 299 (2.47%) NUnit
12 248 (2.04%) Cucumber
13 172 (1.42%) Ant
14 161 (1.33%) Hudson
15 156 (1.29%) TeamCity
16 139 (1.15%) Jasmine
17 131 (1.08%) WebDriver
18 118 (0.97%) Rational DOORS
19 103 (0.85%) Rhino Mocks
20 79 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2319 (19.12%) Finance
2 559 (4.61%) Banking
3 453 (3.73%) Telecoms
4 417 (3.44%) Games
5 400 (3.30%) Marketing
6 391 (3.22%) Electronics
7 312 (2.57%) Retail
8 221 (1.82%) Aerospace
9 216 (1.78%) Front Office
10 184 (1.52%) Manufacturing
11 170 (1.40%) Automotive
12 169 (1.39%) Financial Institution
13 159 (1.31%) Military
13 159 (1.31%) Investment Banking
14 113 (0.93%) Legal
15 110 (0.91%) Back Office
16 97 (0.80%) Advertising
17 96 (0.79%) Publishing
18 84 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
19 66 (0.54%) French Language
Job Titles
1 6357 (52.41%) Developer
2 4615 (38.05%) Software Engineer
3 1529 (12.61%) Java Developer
4 1446 (11.92%) Software Developer
5 1224 (10.09%) Senior Developer
6 1203 (9.92%) C# Developer
7 1018 (8.39%) Senior Software Engineer
8 940 (7.75%) .NET Developer
9 694 (5.72%) Graduate
10 654 (5.39%) C# .NET Developer
11 545 (4.49%) C++ Developer
12 539 (4.44%) Programmer
13 518 (4.27%) Junior
14 505 (4.16%) C++ Software Engineer
15 480 (3.96%) Java Software Engineer
16 439 (3.62%) Web Developer
17 390 (3.22%) C# Software Engineer
18 371 (3.06%) Junior Developer
19 361 (2.98%) Senior Java Developer
20 351 (2.89%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3889 (32.06%) .NET
2 3200 (26.38%) HTML
3 2391 (19.71%) CSS
4 2026 (16.70%) ASP.NET
5 1864 (15.37%) XML
6 1678 (13.83%) Web Services
7 1413 (11.65%) jQuery
8 1162 (9.58%) HTML5
9 1087 (8.96%) Spring
10 951 (7.84%) J2EE
11 819 (6.75%) WCF
12 815 (6.72%) ASP.NET MVC
13 774 (6.38%) .NET Framework
14 700 (5.77%) WPF
15 667 (5.50%) Ajax
16 620 (5.11%) CSS3
17 585 (4.82%) REST
18 579 (4.77%) SOAP
19 511 (4.21%) AngularJS
20 505 (4.16%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3170 (26.14%) Computer Science
2 1053 (8.68%) Mathematics
3 846 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
4 827 (6.82%) Algorithms
5 797 (6.57%) Open Source
6 548 (4.52%) User Experience
7 436 (3.59%) Enterprise Software
8 433 (3.57%) Mobile App
9 348 (2.87%) Physics
10 293 (2.42%) Embedded Systems
11 287 (2.37%) Data Structures
12 285 (2.35%) Visualisation
13 223 (1.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 180 (1.48%) Client/Server
15 179 (1.48%) Management Information System
16 166 (1.37%) Derivative
17 156 (1.29%) Hedge funds
18 136 (1.12%) Device Driver
19 133 (1.10%) 3D Graphics
20 132 (1.09%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2363 (19.48%) Linux
2 1757 (14.49%) Windows
3 1150 (9.48%) UNIX
4 759 (6.26%) Android
5 572 (4.72%) Apple iOS
6 132 (1.09%) Embedded Linux
7 108 (0.89%) Solaris
8 87 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 87 (0.72%) Mac OS X
9 86 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 60 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
11 48 (0.40%) Windows Phone
12 46 (0.38%) HPUX
13 44 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
14 42 (0.35%) AIX
15 40 (0.33%) CentOS
16 39 (0.32%) Windows CE
16 39 (0.32%) Ubuntu
17 34 (0.28%) VxWorks
18 31 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4992 (41.16%) Agile Software Development
2 2765 (22.80%) OO
3 2138 (17.63%) TDD
4 1901 (15.67%) MVC
5 1778 (14.66%) Scrum
6 1048 (8.64%) Multithreading
7 1032 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
8 928 (7.65%) OOP
9 909 (7.49%) Unit Testing
10 893 (7.36%) OOD
11 820 (6.76%) E-Commerce
12 732 (6.04%) Web Development
13 697 (5.75%) BDD
14 679 (5.60%) UML
15 616 (5.08%) Mentoring
16 576 (4.75%) Project Management
17 476 (3.92%) SOA
18 341 (2.81%) Test Automation
19 328 (2.70%) Analytics
20 315 (2.60%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 4765 (39.29%) C#
2 4679 (38.58%) Java
3 3720 (30.67%) JavaScript
4 3615 (29.80%) C++
5 3436 (28.33%) SQL
6 1823 (15.03%) C
7 1462 (12.05%) Python
8 962 (7.93%) PHP
9 582 (4.80%) Ruby
10 551 (4.54%) VB.NET
11 450 (3.71%) Perl
12 354 (2.92%) T-SQL
13 309 (2.55%) Embedded C
14 303 (2.50%) Scala
15 286 (2.36%) Objective-C
16 270 (2.23%) VB
17 228 (1.88%) PL/SQL
18 197 (1.62%) Bash Shell
19 196 (1.62%) Shell Script
20 193 (1.59%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 4295 (35.41%) Degree
2 482 (3.97%) Security Cleared
3 357 (2.94%) PhD
4 250 (2.06%) SC Cleared
5 114 (0.94%) DV Cleared
6 103 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 102 (0.84%) ISEB
8 66 (0.54%) Sun Certification
9 48 (0.40%) HND
10 39 (0.32%) Postgraduate
10 39 (0.32%) ISTQB
11 35 (0.29%) MCSD
12 31 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 30 (0.25%) OCPJP
14 25 (0.21%) MCSE
15 24 (0.20%) MCTS
16 23 (0.19%) MCP
17 20 (0.16%) Chartered Engineer
18 19 (0.16%) HNC
19 18 (0.15%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 747 (6.16%) QA
2 164 (1.35%) ISO 9001
3 50 (0.41%) DO-178B
4 48 (0.40%) SLA
5 33 (0.27%) PCI DSS
6 26 (0.21%) JTAG
7 23 (0.19%) ISO 9000
8 18 (0.15%) EMIR
8 18 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
9 16 (0.13%) IEC 61508
10 14 (0.12%) WAI
11 13 (0.11%) JSP 440
12 9 (0.074%) DO-254
12 9 (0.074%) Data Quality
13 8 (0.066%) ISO 8583
13 8 (0.066%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 4 (0.033%) TickIT
14 4 (0.033%) Solvency II
15 3 (0.025%) WCAG
15 3 (0.025%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 165 (1.36%) Firmware
2 68 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (0.47%) Active Directory
4 30 (0.25%) Hyper-V
5 27 (0.22%) KVM
6 22 (0.18%) Xen
7 20 (0.16%) Varnish
8 12 (0.099%) HDFS
8 12 (0.099%) XenServer
9 11 (0.091%) OpenSIPS
10 10 (0.082%) QEMU
10 10 (0.082%) Oracle RAC
11 8 (0.066%) IMail Server
11 8 (0.066%) Terminal Services
11 8 (0.066%) Docker
12 7 (0.058%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 6 (0.049%) Apache Flume
13 6 (0.049%) qmail
14 5 (0.041%) vSphere
14 5 (0.041%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 165 (1.36%) Puppet
2 125 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
3 71 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
4 65 (0.54%) Nagios
5 35 (0.29%) Vagrant
6 23 (0.19%) Ansible
7 17 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
8 15 (0.12%) Capistrano
9 13 (0.11%) YUM
10 12 (0.099%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 12 (0.099%) ZABBIX
10 12 (0.099%) HAProxy
11 11 (0.091%) Salt
12 10 (0.082%) SCCM
13 9 (0.074%) Ganglia
13 9 (0.074%) Munin
14 7 (0.058%) logstash
15 6 (0.049%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 6 (0.049%) Zenoss
16 4 (0.033%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1496 (12.33%) Microsoft
2 1457 (12.01%) Oracle
3 206 (1.70%) Google
4 124 (1.02%) IBM
5 110 (0.91%) Red Hat
6 101 (0.83%) VMware
6 101 (0.83%) Zend
7 99 (0.82%) Sybase
8 97 (0.80%) Sun
9 89 (0.73%) Sitecore
10 87 (0.72%) SAP
11 78 (0.64%) HP
12 77 (0.63%) Twitter
13 75 (0.62%) Adobe
14 73 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
15 67 (0.55%) TIBCO
15 67 (0.55%) hybris
15 67 (0.55%) Telerik
16 60 (0.49%) Facebook
17 48 (0.40%) Endeca
Newbury, Berkshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + BUPA + More
Posted: 9 hours ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bath, Avon
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £18k - 22k per year + benefits and training
Posted: 12 hours ago
South West London
Via Resource
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Connectus
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Surrey
ECM Selection
Salary: up to £50k
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Connectus
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago