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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 40 39 33
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 5974 5923 6595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.59% 5.83% 6.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.81% 7.14% 7.80%
Number of salaries quoted 5059 5291 5701
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 £28,500 £28,350
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
87785 82919 84498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.14% 81.58% 79.26%
Number of salaries quoted 71606 68904 71839
Average salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.21% +4.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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
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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 2034 £55,000 - 230
South East 0 1412 £42,500 - 199
East of England -2 794 £42,500 +6.25% 125
South West -6 566 £35,000 - 132
Yorkshire 0 342 £40,000 - 60
West Midlands -8 292 £35,000 -4.10% 43
East Midlands +3 288 £40,000 - 24
North West -32 257 £40,000 +14.28% 47
North East -28 38 £31,000 -17.33% 12
Midlands +8 2 £40,000 -15.78%
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 5087 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
2 4853 (38.94%) Java
3 4821 (38.69%) C#
4 4391 (35.24%) Degree
5 3954 (31.73%) .NET
6 3761 (30.18%) C++
7 3700 (29.69%) JavaScript
8 3517 (28.22%) SQL
9 3346 (26.85%) Computer Science
10 3315 (26.60%) HTML
11 2868 (23.01%) OO
12 2503 (20.09%) SQL Server
13 2462 (19.76%) Finance
14 2449 (19.65%) CSS
15 2413 (19.36%) Linux
16 2218 (17.80%) TDD
17 2051 (16.46%) ASP.NET
18 1943 (15.59%) C
19 1891 (15.17%) Scrum
20 1848 (14.83%) XML
21 1807 (14.50%) MVC
22 1802 (14.46%) Windows
23 1718 (13.79%) Web Services
24 1570 (12.60%) Microsoft
25 1533 (12.30%) Oracle
26 1464 (11.75%) Python
27 1430 (11.47%) jQuery
28 1236 (9.92%) UNIX
29 1219 (9.78%) HTML5
30 1102 (8.84%) Mathematics

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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
1 421 (3.38%) Tomcat
2 400 (3.21%) Apache
3 379 (3.04%) Node.js
4 258 (2.07%) SharePoint
5 253 (2.03%) WebSphere
6 235 (1.89%) JBoss
7 220 (1.77%) IIS
8 213 (1.71%) WebLogic
9 210 (1.69%) CMS
10 124 (1.00%) Apache Solr
11 85 (0.68%) Drupal
12 77 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
13 76 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
14 69 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
15 68 (0.55%) Confluence
16 66 (0.53%) GlassFish
17 61 (0.49%) Umbraco
18 60 (0.48%) WordPress
19 55 (0.44%) MQSeries
20 54 (0.43%) nginx
Applications
1 907 (7.28%) MS Excel
2 134 (1.08%) MS Office
3 68 (0.55%) Photoshop
4 67 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 47 (0.38%) MS Project
5 47 (0.38%) Simulink
6 39 (0.31%) MS Visio
7 24 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
8 23 (0.18%) TargetLink
9 17 (0.14%) Stateflow
9 17 (0.14%) Maya
10 15 (0.12%) 3ds Max
11 14 (0.11%) Mingle
12 11 (0.088%) InfoPath
13 10 (0.080%) Mathematica
14 9 (0.072%) Adobe After Effects
14 9 (0.072%) Blender
15 7 (0.056%) Doxygen
16 6 (0.048%) CINEMA 4D
16 6 (0.048%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 65 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 47 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
3 38 (0.30%) Magento
4 12 (0.096%) Oracle Applications
5 8 (0.064%) Markit EDM
5 8 (0.064%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (0.056%) AquaLogic BPM
6 7 (0.056%) Oracle Cash Management
7 6 (0.048%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
7 6 (0.048%) Advent Moxy
8 5 (0.040%) Tridion
9 3 (0.024%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.024%) LabWindows
9 3 (0.024%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.016%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.016%) Workday HCM
10 2 (0.016%) RiskWrite
10 2 (0.016%) Cognos TM1
10 2 (0.016%) Visualfiles
10 2 (0.016%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 297 (2.38%) SaaS
2 151 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
3 137 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 99 (0.79%) GitHub
5 95 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
6 52 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
7 39 (0.31%) PaaS
8 26 (0.21%) Amazon S3
9 18 (0.14%) Force.com
10 15 (0.12%) Google Apps
11 14 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
11 14 (0.11%) Google App Engine
12 11 (0.088%) Amazon EMR
13 10 (0.080%) IaaS
14 8 (0.064%) Office 365
15 4 (0.032%) Heroku
15 4 (0.032%) Google Compute Engine
16 3 (0.024%) Amazon ELB
17 2 (0.016%) Route 53
18 1 (0.008%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 383 (3.07%) Internet
2 358 (2.87%) HTTP
3 323 (2.59%) TCP/IP
4 118 (0.95%) Wireless
5 102 (0.82%) Ethernet
6 97 (0.78%) SSL
7 91 (0.73%) GSM
8 54 (0.43%) RTP
9 52 (0.42%) LDAP
10 49 (0.39%) LTE
11 48 (0.39%) DNS
12 46 (0.37%) Intranet
13 38 (0.30%) Firewall
14 36 (0.29%) VoIP
15 35 (0.28%) UMTS
16 34 (0.27%) SMS
17 33 (0.26%) GPRS
17 33 (0.26%) 3G
18 31 (0.25%) SMTP
18 31 (0.25%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2503 (20.09%) SQL Server
2 938 (7.53%) MySQL
3 751 (6.03%) Relational Database
4 582 (4.67%) Big Data
5 505 (4.05%) NoSQL
6 423 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
7 414 (3.32%) MongoDB
8 344 (2.76%) RDBMS
9 321 (2.58%) Hadoop
10 246 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
11 236 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
12 167 (1.34%) Oracle Database
13 156 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
14 149 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
15 130 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 128 (1.03%) Redis
17 124 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 117 (0.94%) DB2
19 77 (0.62%) Data Mining
19 77 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 905 (7.26%) Git (software)
2 896 (7.19%) Visual Studio
3 752 (6.03%) Subversion
4 475 (3.81%) Jenkins
5 471 (3.78%) Maven
6 451 (3.62%) Selenium
7 450 (3.61%) JUnit
8 422 (3.39%) Eclipse
9 400 (3.21%) Team Foundation Server
10 327 (2.62%) JIRA
11 313 (2.51%) NUnit
12 270 (2.17%) Cucumber
13 183 (1.47%) Hudson
14 171 (1.37%) Ant
15 137 (1.10%) TeamCity
16 132 (1.06%) WebDriver
17 126 (1.01%) Jasmine
18 111 (0.89%) Rational DOORS
19 99 (0.79%) Rhino Mocks
20 90 (0.72%) Xcode
General
1 2462 (19.76%) Finance
2 602 (4.83%) Banking
3 497 (3.99%) Games
4 485 (3.89%) Telecoms
5 411 (3.30%) Electronics
6 354 (2.84%) Marketing
7 307 (2.46%) Retail
8 243 (1.95%) Front Office
9 201 (1.61%) Aerospace
10 194 (1.56%) Manufacturing
10 194 (1.56%) Investment Banking
11 167 (1.34%) Financial Institution
12 165 (1.32%) Military
13 163 (1.31%) Automotive
14 101 (0.81%) Publishing
15 99 (0.79%) Legal
16 96 (0.77%) Back Office
17 89 (0.71%) Advertising
18 84 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
19 72 (0.58%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6589 (52.87%) Developer
2 4767 (38.25%) Software Engineer
3 1618 (12.98%) Java Developer
4 1473 (11.82%) Software Developer
5 1256 (10.08%) Senior Developer
6 1226 (9.84%) C# Developer
7 1039 (8.34%) Senior Software Engineer
8 989 (7.94%) .NET Developer
9 723 (5.80%) Graduate
10 665 (5.34%) C# .NET Developer
11 582 (4.67%) Programmer
12 561 (4.50%) C++ Developer
12 561 (4.50%) C++ Software Engineer
13 546 (4.38%) Junior
14 510 (4.09%) Java Software Engineer
15 453 (3.64%) Web Developer
16 435 (3.49%) C# Software Engineer
17 395 (3.17%) Analyst
18 380 (3.05%) Junior Developer
19 376 (3.02%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3954 (31.73%) .NET
2 3315 (26.60%) HTML
3 2449 (19.65%) CSS
4 2051 (16.46%) ASP.NET
5 1848 (14.83%) XML
6 1718 (13.79%) Web Services
7 1430 (11.47%) jQuery
8 1219 (9.78%) HTML5
9 1076 (8.63%) Spring
10 991 (7.95%) J2EE
11 838 (6.72%) WCF
12 800 (6.42%) .NET Framework
13 764 (6.13%) ASP.NET MVC
14 703 (5.64%) WPF
15 685 (5.50%) CSS3
16 674 (5.41%) Ajax
17 589 (4.73%) SOAP
18 571 (4.58%) REST
19 516 (4.14%) Hibernate
20 492 (3.95%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3346 (26.85%) Computer Science
2 1102 (8.84%) Mathematics
3 872 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
4 860 (6.90%) Algorithms
5 802 (6.44%) Open Source
6 559 (4.49%) User Experience
7 511 (4.10%) Mobile App
8 493 (3.96%) Enterprise Software
9 364 (2.92%) Physics
10 315 (2.53%) Data Structures
11 275 (2.21%) Embedded Systems
12 261 (2.09%) Visualisation
13 238 (1.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 193 (1.55%) Client/Server
15 174 (1.40%) Management Information System
16 168 (1.35%) Derivative
17 151 (1.21%) Hedge funds
18 144 (1.16%) Device Driver
18 144 (1.16%) 3D Graphics
19 141 (1.13%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2413 (19.36%) Linux
2 1802 (14.46%) Windows
3 1236 (9.92%) UNIX
4 830 (6.66%) Android
5 641 (5.14%) Apple iOS
6 150 (1.20%) Embedded Linux
7 108 (0.87%) Solaris
8 88 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 86 (0.69%) Mac OS X
10 75 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
11 60 (0.48%) Windows Phone
12 50 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
13 48 (0.39%) Windows CE
13 48 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
14 46 (0.37%) AIX
15 41 (0.33%) HPUX
16 40 (0.32%) CentOS
17 37 (0.30%) Ubuntu
18 34 (0.27%) Debian
19 29 (0.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5087 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
2 2868 (23.01%) OO
3 2218 (17.80%) TDD
4 1891 (15.17%) Scrum
5 1807 (14.50%) MVC
6 1074 (8.62%) Multithreading
7 1038 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
8 998 (8.01%) OOP
9 980 (7.86%) Unit Testing
10 896 (7.19%) OOD
11 839 (6.73%) E-Commerce
12 785 (6.30%) Web Development
13 681 (5.46%) BDD
14 644 (5.17%) UML
15 640 (5.14%) Mentoring
16 595 (4.77%) Project Management
17 496 (3.98%) SOA
18 353 (2.83%) Configuration Management
19 351 (2.82%) Android Development
20 342 (2.74%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 4853 (38.94%) Java
2 4821 (38.69%) C#
3 3761 (30.18%) C++
4 3700 (29.69%) JavaScript
5 3517 (28.22%) SQL
6 1943 (15.59%) C
7 1464 (11.75%) Python
8 970 (7.78%) PHP
9 608 (4.88%) Ruby
10 551 (4.42%) VB.NET
11 452 (3.63%) Perl
12 346 (2.78%) Scala
13 338 (2.71%) T-SQL
14 329 (2.64%) Objective-C
15 289 (2.32%) Embedded C
16 280 (2.25%) VB
17 240 (1.93%) PL/SQL
18 219 (1.76%) Shell Script
19 199 (1.60%) Bash Shell
20 185 (1.48%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 4391 (35.24%) Degree
2 484 (3.88%) Security Cleared
3 334 (2.68%) PhD
4 232 (1.86%) SC Cleared
5 117 (0.94%) DV Cleared
5 117 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 98 (0.79%) ISEB
7 65 (0.52%) Sun Certification
8 63 (0.51%) HND
9 37 (0.30%) ISTQB
10 36 (0.29%) MCP
11 33 (0.26%) MCSE
12 32 (0.26%) MCSD
12 32 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 29 (0.23%) MCTS
14 28 (0.22%) OCPJP
15 27 (0.22%) Postgraduate
16 21 (0.17%) HNC
17 18 (0.14%) OCMJD
18 13 (0.10%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 744 (5.97%) QA
2 177 (1.42%) ISO 9001
3 54 (0.43%) SLA
4 35 (0.28%) DO-178B
5 32 (0.26%) ISO 9000
6 20 (0.16%) JTAG
7 17 (0.14%) TickIT
7 17 (0.14%) EMIR
7 17 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
8 16 (0.13%) IEC 61508
9 15 (0.12%) Data Quality
10 12 (0.096%) WAI
11 8 (0.064%) ISO 8583
12 7 (0.056%) Solvency II
12 7 (0.056%) PCI DSS
13 6 (0.048%) JSP 440
14 5 (0.040%) FATCA
14 5 (0.040%) AIFMD
15 4 (0.032%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 4 (0.032%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 163 (1.31%) Firmware
2 72 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (0.42%) Active Directory
4 31 (0.25%) KVM
5 30 (0.24%) Hyper-V
6 23 (0.18%) Xen
7 19 (0.15%) Varnish
8 18 (0.14%) HDFS
9 15 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
10 11 (0.088%) IMail Server
10 11 (0.088%) XenServer
10 11 (0.088%) OpenSIPS
10 11 (0.088%) QEMU
11 8 (0.064%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 8 (0.064%) VMware ESX
12 7 (0.056%) VMware Workstation
12 7 (0.056%) Apache Flume
13 6 (0.048%) Terminal Services
13 6 (0.048%) vSphere
14 4 (0.032%) UAG
Systems Management
1 156 (1.25%) Puppet
2 98 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
3 69 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
4 59 (0.47%) Nagios
5 38 (0.30%) Vagrant
6 18 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
7 17 (0.14%) Ansible
8 13 (0.10%) HAProxy
8 13 (0.10%) ZABBIX
9 12 (0.096%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 11 (0.088%) SCCM
10 11 (0.088%) Capistrano
10 11 (0.088%) Salt
11 10 (0.080%) logstash
11 10 (0.080%) Munin
12 9 (0.072%) Ganglia
13 7 (0.056%) YUM
14 6 (0.048%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 5 (0.040%) CA SiteMinder
15 5 (0.040%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1570 (12.60%) Microsoft
2 1533 (12.30%) Oracle
3 237 (1.90%) Google
4 123 (0.99%) Zend
5 118 (0.95%) IBM
6 107 (0.86%) VMware
7 106 (0.85%) Red Hat
8 99 (0.79%) Sitecore
9 95 (0.76%) Adobe
9 95 (0.76%) Sun
10 94 (0.75%) SAP
11 92 (0.74%) Sybase
12 89 (0.71%) Twitter
13 86 (0.69%) Facebook
14 78 (0.63%) TIBCO
15 74 (0.59%) hybris
16 68 (0.55%) HP
17 62 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
18 58 (0.47%) Telerik
19 47 (0.38%) Citrix
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