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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 37 34 35
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 6071 6933 6141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.90% 6.23% 5.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.09% 7.59% 7.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5230 6040 5332
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £60,000
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
85686 91392 83126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 83.21% 82.07% 80.36%
Number of salaries quoted 70001 74313 69088
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 2015. 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 -2 2097 £55,000 - 291
South East 0 1548 £42,500 -5.55% 209
East of England -4 633 £43,250 +1.76% 134
South West -3 567 £40,000 +6.66% 100
Yorkshire +15 356 £40,000 - 53
North West -2 320 £40,000 +6.66% 57
East Midlands -1 268 £40,000 +6.66% 37
West Midlands +5 267 £37,500 -1.96% 38
North East -15 51 £35,000 -21.34% 12
Midlands +5 2 - -
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 5034 (42.34%) Agile Software Development
2 4839 (40.70%) C#
3 4343 (36.53%) Java
4 4076 (34.28%) .NET
5 4069 (34.22%) Degree
6 3681 (30.96%) JavaScript
7 3510 (29.52%) SQL
8 3290 (27.67%) C++
9 2928 (24.63%) HTML
10 2734 (22.99%) Computer Science
11 2642 (22.22%) OO
12 2389 (20.09%) Linux
13 2361 (19.86%) SQL Server
14 2266 (19.06%) CSS
15 2263 (19.03%) ASP.NET
16 2134 (17.95%) TDD
17 2115 (17.79%) MVC
18 2071 (17.42%) Finance
19 1799 (15.13%) Windows
20 1791 (15.06%) XML
21 1748 (14.70%) C
22 1651 (13.89%) Scrum
23 1619 (13.62%) jQuery
24 1598 (13.44%) Web Services
25 1568 (13.19%) Microsoft
26 1455 (12.24%) Python
27 1298 (10.92%) Oracle
28 1183 (9.95%) Spring
29 1151 (9.68%) HTML5
30 1021 (8.59%) UNIX

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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
1 482 (4.05%) Node.js
2 417 (3.51%) Tomcat
3 398 (3.35%) Apache
4 240 (2.02%) IIS
5 230 (1.93%) SharePoint
5 230 (1.93%) WebSphere
6 210 (1.77%) JBoss
7 200 (1.68%) WebLogic
8 199 (1.67%) CMS
9 127 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
10 89 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
11 86 (0.72%) Apache Solr
12 73 (0.61%) Confluence
13 72 (0.61%) nginx
14 71 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
15 63 (0.53%) Apache Spark
16 59 (0.50%) OpenStack
17 57 (0.48%) Drupal
18 50 (0.42%) MQSeries
19 43 (0.36%) Umbraco
Applications
1 827 (6.96%) MS Excel
2 110 (0.93%) MS Office
3 87 (0.73%) Photoshop
4 60 (0.50%) Simulink
5 38 (0.32%) MS Visio
6 34 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
7 33 (0.28%) TargetLink
8 24 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
9 23 (0.19%) MS Project
10 18 (0.15%) Mingle
11 14 (0.12%) InfoPath
12 11 (0.093%) AutoCAD
13 10 (0.084%) Fireworks
14 9 (0.076%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 8 (0.067%) FrameMaker
15 8 (0.067%) Spreadsheet
16 6 (0.050%) GNU Octave
17 3 (0.025%) Mathematica
17 3 (0.025%) Maya
18 2 (0.017%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 75 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
3 29 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 24 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
5 14 (0.12%) Magento
6 7 (0.059%) Oracle Applications
6 7 (0.059%) Sophis RISQUE
7 6 (0.050%) SAP PM
8 5 (0.042%) SAP MRS
8 5 (0.042%) RMDS
8 5 (0.042%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (0.042%) IntelliMatch
9 4 (0.034%) Oracle 11i
9 4 (0.034%) LabWindows
10 3 (0.025%) Markit EDM
10 3 (0.025%) Fredhopper
10 3 (0.025%) Oracle EBS
10 3 (0.025%) Endur
11 2 (0.017%) Odoo
11 2 (0.017%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 422 (3.55%) Amazon AWS
2 339 (2.85%) SaaS
3 292 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 122 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
5 81 (0.68%) GitHub
6 68 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
7 58 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
8 33 (0.28%) PaaS
9 31 (0.26%) IaaS
9 31 (0.26%) Amazon S3
10 28 (0.24%) Google App Engine
11 24 (0.20%) Google Analytics
12 18 (0.15%) Force.com
13 14 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
14 13 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 12 (0.10%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 9 (0.076%) AWS OpsWorks
17 8 (0.067%) HP Helion
17 8 (0.067%) Sumo Logic
18 6 (0.050%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 354 (2.98%) Internet
2 344 (2.89%) TCP/IP
3 320 (2.69%) HTTP
4 132 (1.11%) Ethernet
5 123 (1.03%) Wireless
6 77 (0.65%) Firewall
7 52 (0.44%) DNS
8 49 (0.41%) LDAP
9 44 (0.37%) Bluetooth
10 43 (0.36%) GSM
11 37 (0.31%) VoIP
11 37 (0.31%) FTP
12 36 (0.30%) SMTP
12 36 (0.30%) Broadband
13 32 (0.27%) Profibus
14 31 (0.26%) SSL
15 28 (0.24%) SNMP
15 28 (0.24%) ZigBee
16 27 (0.23%) Network Security
16 27 (0.23%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2361 (19.86%) SQL Server
2 978 (8.23%) MySQL
3 767 (6.45%) Relational Database
4 493 (4.15%) NoSQL
5 488 (4.10%) MongoDB
6 409 (3.44%) RDBMS
7 379 (3.19%) Big Data
8 324 (2.72%) SQL Server 2008
9 265 (2.23%) PostgreSQL
10 242 (2.04%) Hadoop
11 199 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
12 175 (1.47%) Oracle Database
13 154 (1.30%) Redis
14 133 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 111 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
16 99 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 88 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
18 74 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
19 59 (0.50%) CouchDB
20 54 (0.45%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1012 (8.51%) Git (software)
2 852 (7.17%) Visual Studio
3 564 (4.74%) Subversion
4 440 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 429 (3.61%) Maven
6 394 (3.31%) Selenium
7 391 (3.29%) Jenkins
8 383 (3.22%) Eclipse
9 379 (3.19%) JUnit
10 325 (2.73%) NUnit
11 310 (2.61%) JIRA
12 163 (1.37%) Cucumber
13 155 (1.30%) Ant
14 152 (1.28%) TeamCity
15 107 (0.90%) WebDriver
16 104 (0.87%) Jasmine
17 101 (0.85%) Moq
18 92 (0.77%) Rational DOORS
19 88 (0.74%) Grunt
20 79 (0.66%) Gradle
General
1 2071 (17.42%) Finance
2 508 (4.27%) Telecoms
3 503 (4.23%) Retail
4 416 (3.50%) Electronics
5 395 (3.32%) Banking
6 356 (2.99%) Marketing
7 340 (2.86%) Games
8 215 (1.81%) Automotive
9 200 (1.68%) Manufacturing
10 188 (1.58%) Aerospace
11 180 (1.51%) Financial Institution
12 157 (1.32%) Front Office
13 128 (1.08%) Advertising
14 119 (1.00%) Back Office
15 89 (0.75%) Military
16 79 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
17 58 (0.49%) Legal
18 50 (0.42%) Law
19 46 (0.39%) Investment Banking
20 44 (0.37%) French Language
Job Titles
1 5879 (49.44%) Developer
2 4784 (40.24%) Software Engineer
3 1497 (12.59%) Software Developer
4 1237 (10.40%) Java Developer
5 1215 (10.22%) C# Developer
6 1070 (9.00%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1034 (8.70%) Senior Developer
8 889 (7.48%) .NET Developer
9 715 (6.01%) C# .NET Developer
10 573 (4.82%) Graduate
11 498 (4.19%) Programmer
12 497 (4.18%) C# Software Engineer
13 483 (4.06%) Junior
14 461 (3.88%) C++ Developer
15 440 (3.70%) C++ Software Engineer
16 439 (3.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
17 418 (3.52%) Web Developer
18 398 (3.35%) Java Software Engineer
19 389 (3.27%) Architect
20 336 (2.83%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4076 (34.28%) .NET
2 2928 (24.63%) HTML
3 2266 (19.06%) CSS
4 2263 (19.03%) ASP.NET
5 1791 (15.06%) XML
6 1619 (13.62%) jQuery
7 1598 (13.44%) Web Services
8 1183 (9.95%) Spring
9 1151 (9.68%) HTML5
10 999 (8.40%) ASP.NET MVC
11 901 (7.58%) J2EE
12 804 (6.76%) AngularJS
13 782 (6.58%) Ajax
14 766 (6.44%) WCF
15 740 (6.22%) WPF
16 727 (6.11%) .NET Framework
17 662 (5.57%) REST
18 620 (5.21%) JSON
19 591 (4.97%) SOAP
20 556 (4.68%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2734 (22.99%) Computer Science
2 886 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
3 850 (7.15%) Mathematics
4 776 (6.53%) Open Source
5 680 (5.72%) Algorithms
6 499 (4.20%) User Experience
7 480 (4.04%) Mobile App
8 440 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
9 313 (2.63%) Physics
10 312 (2.62%) Data Structures
11 280 (2.35%) Visualisation
12 276 (2.32%) Embedded Systems
13 202 (1.70%) Client/Server
14 186 (1.56%) Hedge funds
15 175 (1.47%) Management Information System
16 141 (1.19%) Device Driver
17 128 (1.08%) Social Media
18 117 (0.98%) Derivative
19 113 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 109 (0.92%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 2389 (20.09%) Linux
2 1799 (15.13%) Windows
3 1021 (8.59%) UNIX
4 691 (5.81%) Android
5 588 (4.95%) Apple iOS
6 107 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 81 (0.68%) Embedded Linux
8 80 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 77 (0.65%) Solaris
10 68 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
11 60 (0.50%) Mac OS X
12 56 (0.47%) CentOS
12 56 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
13 50 (0.42%) Windows 7
14 43 (0.36%) VxWorks
15 42 (0.35%) Ubuntu
16 37 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
16 37 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
17 29 (0.24%) AIX
17 29 (0.24%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5034 (42.34%) Agile Software Development
2 2642 (22.22%) OO
3 2134 (17.95%) TDD
4 2115 (17.79%) MVC
5 1651 (13.89%) Scrum
6 980 (8.24%) Continuous Integration
7 918 (7.72%) Unit Testing
8 888 (7.47%) Multithreading
9 840 (7.06%) OOP
10 818 (6.88%) OOD
11 787 (6.62%) UML
12 781 (6.57%) BDD
13 756 (6.36%) Web Development
14 747 (6.28%) E-Commerce
15 628 (5.28%) Mentoring
16 534 (4.49%) Project Management
17 474 (3.99%) SOA
18 443 (3.73%) Analytics
19 393 (3.31%) Test Automation
20 335 (2.82%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4839 (40.70%) C#
2 4343 (36.53%) Java
3 3681 (30.96%) JavaScript
4 3510 (29.52%) SQL
5 3290 (27.67%) C++
6 1748 (14.70%) C
7 1455 (12.24%) Python
8 905 (7.61%) PHP
9 610 (5.13%) Ruby
10 567 (4.77%) VB.NET
11 476 (4.00%) T-SQL
12 383 (3.22%) Perl
13 376 (3.16%) Embedded C
14 297 (2.50%) Scala
15 293 (2.46%) VB
16 291 (2.45%) Embedded C++
17 274 (2.30%) PL/SQL
18 263 (2.21%) Objective-C
19 184 (1.55%) MATLAB
20 164 (1.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4069 (34.22%) Degree
2 481 (4.05%) Security Cleared
3 339 (2.85%) PhD
4 283 (2.38%) SC Cleared
5 165 (1.39%) DV Cleared
6 144 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 79 (0.66%) ISEB
8 47 (0.40%) PMI Certification
9 46 (0.39%) ISTQB
10 45 (0.38%) HND
11 44 (0.37%) Sun Certification
12 37 (0.31%) PMP
13 35 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
14 31 (0.26%) MCSD
14 31 (0.26%) OCPJP
15 26 (0.22%) MCP
16 25 (0.21%) MCTS
17 21 (0.18%) Chartered Engineer
18 19 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 19 (0.16%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 747 (6.28%) QA
2 115 (0.97%) ISO 9001
3 51 (0.43%) PCI DSS
4 44 (0.37%) DO-178B
5 39 (0.33%) JTAG
6 31 (0.26%) SLA
7 21 (0.18%) IEC 61508
7 21 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
8 19 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 19 (0.16%) EMIR
9 15 (0.13%) WCAG
10 13 (0.11%) JSP 440
11 12 (0.10%) TickIT
11 12 (0.10%) ISO 9000
12 11 (0.093%) DO-254
13 5 (0.042%) DICOM
13 5 (0.042%) Data Quality
14 4 (0.034%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 4 (0.034%) GAMP
15 3 (0.025%) HL7
System Software
1 263 (2.21%) Firmware
2 109 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (0.61%) Hyper-V
4 69 (0.58%) Active Directory
5 68 (0.57%) Docker
6 61 (0.51%) Varnish
7 30 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
8 24 (0.20%) KVM
8 24 (0.20%) Xen
9 21 (0.18%) HDFS
10 16 (0.13%) VirtualBox
11 15 (0.13%) IMail Server
11 15 (0.13%) LXC
12 11 (0.093%) NFS
13 9 (0.076%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 8 (0.067%) Squid
14 8 (0.067%) QEMU
14 8 (0.067%) vSphere
15 7 (0.059%) qmail
15 7 (0.059%) iptables
Systems Management
1 200 (1.68%) Puppet
2 187 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
3 78 (0.66%) Ansible
4 58 (0.49%) Nagios
5 45 (0.38%) Vagrant
6 39 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
7 30 (0.25%) Salt
8 19 (0.16%) Kubernetes
9 14 (0.12%) OpenNMS
9 14 (0.12%) ZABBIX
10 11 (0.093%) Zenoss
10 11 (0.093%) HAProxy
11 10 (0.084%) Graphite
12 9 (0.076%) OPNET
12 9 (0.076%) MOM
13 8 (0.067%) yum
13 8 (0.067%) Business Desktop Deployment
14 6 (0.050%) OpenAM
15 5 (0.042%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 4 (0.034%) logstash
Vendors
1 1568 (13.19%) Microsoft
2 1298 (10.92%) Oracle
3 296 (2.49%) Google
4 159 (1.34%) IBM
5 140 (1.18%) VMware
6 118 (0.99%) Red Hat
7 113 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
8 99 (0.83%) Sybase
9 86 (0.72%) SAP
10 79 (0.66%) Sitecore
11 76 (0.64%) Zend
12 75 (0.63%) hybris
13 72 (0.61%) Apple
14 70 (0.59%) Facebook
15 68 (0.57%) Twitter
16 62 (0.52%) Sun
17 61 (0.51%) Adobe
17 61 (0.51%) Perforce
18 53 (0.45%) Rackspace
19 45 (0.38%) TIBCO
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