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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 34 33 36
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 6052 7057 5971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.01% 6.23% 5.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.16% 7.53% 7.24%
Number of salaries quoted 5131 6156 5154
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 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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
84551 93765 82517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 83.94% 82.75% 80.88%
Number of salaries quoted 69538 76877 68685
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 28 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 28 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 0 2146 £57,500 +4.54% 318
South East +2 1561 £42,500 - 213
East of England -6 583 £42,500 - 106
South West -3 533 £40,000 +6.66% 94
Yorkshire +17 372 £40,000 - 63
North West +1 307 £42,500 +13.33% 48
West Midlands +11 274 £35,000 -9.09% 51
East Midlands +1 273 £40,000 +6.66% 41
North East -7 57 £35,000 -12.50% 17
Midlands - 2 - - 1
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 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 5181 (43.61%) Agile Software Development
2 4763 (40.10%) C#
3 4420 (37.21%) Java
4 4087 (34.41%) Degree
5 4016 (33.81%) .NET
6 3617 (30.45%) JavaScript
7 3558 (29.95%) SQL
8 3369 (28.36%) C++
9 2924 (24.61%) HTML
10 2796 (23.54%) Computer Science
11 2638 (22.21%) OO
12 2424 (20.41%) Linux
13 2338 (19.68%) SQL Server
14 2240 (18.86%) CSS
15 2211 (18.61%) ASP.NET
16 2201 (18.53%) TDD
17 2115 (17.80%) MVC
18 2045 (17.22%) Finance
19 1818 (15.30%) C
20 1791 (15.08%) Windows
21 1718 (14.46%) Scrum
22 1715 (14.44%) XML
23 1622 (13.65%) jQuery
24 1612 (13.57%) Web Services
25 1540 (12.96%) Microsoft
26 1503 (12.65%) Python
27 1293 (10.88%) Oracle
28 1189 (10.01%) Spring
29 1167 (9.82%) HTML5
30 1144 (9.63%) SDLC

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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
1 515 (4.34%) Node.js
2 399 (3.36%) Tomcat
3 394 (3.32%) Apache
4 248 (2.09%) IIS
5 241 (2.03%) WebSphere
6 222 (1.87%) SharePoint
7 208 (1.75%) JBoss
8 204 (1.72%) WebLogic
9 174 (1.46%) CMS
10 147 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
11 100 (0.84%) Apache Solr
12 84 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
13 77 (0.65%) Apache Spark
14 74 (0.62%) OpenStack
15 65 (0.55%) nginx
16 63 (0.53%) Confluence
17 57 (0.48%) Drupal
18 55 (0.46%) MQSeries
19 54 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
20 44 (0.37%) Umbraco
Applications
1 806 (6.79%) MS Excel
2 104 (0.88%) MS Office
3 84 (0.71%) Photoshop
4 56 (0.47%) Simulink
5 36 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
6 34 (0.29%) TargetLink
7 25 (0.21%) MS Project
7 25 (0.21%) MS Visio
7 25 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
8 18 (0.15%) Mingle
9 16 (0.13%) InfoPath
10 12 (0.10%) Fireworks
11 10 (0.084%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 9 (0.076%) AutoCAD
13 8 (0.067%) FrameMaker
13 8 (0.067%) Spreadsheet
14 5 (0.042%) SOLIDWORKS
14 5 (0.042%) PTC Creo
14 5 (0.042%) GNU Octave
15 4 (0.034%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 56 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 27 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
4 18 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
5 17 (0.14%) Magento
6 9 (0.076%) Sophis RISQUE
7 7 (0.059%) Oracle Applications
8 5 (0.042%) Endur
8 5 (0.042%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (0.042%) RMDS
9 4 (0.034%) LabWindows
9 4 (0.034%) SAP PM
10 3 (0.025%) SAP MRS
10 3 (0.025%) Markit EDM
10 3 (0.025%) IntelliMatch
11 2 (0.017%) Odoo
11 2 (0.017%) Oracle EBS
11 2 (0.017%) Oracle 11i
11 2 (0.017%) AquaLogic BPM
11 2 (0.017%) MoSes
Cloud Services
1 470 (3.96%) Amazon AWS
2 347 (2.92%) SaaS
3 317 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 116 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
5 77 (0.65%) GitHub
6 69 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
6 69 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
7 39 (0.33%) PaaS
8 37 (0.31%) Google App Engine
8 37 (0.31%) IaaS
9 31 (0.26%) Google Analytics
10 25 (0.21%) Amazon S3
11 20 (0.17%) Force.com
12 17 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
13 16 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 16 (0.13%) Heroku
14 12 (0.10%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 11 (0.093%) Sumo Logic
16 9 (0.076%) Office 365
17 8 (0.067%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 358 (3.01%) Internet
2 331 (2.79%) HTTP
3 324 (2.73%) TCP/IP
4 115 (0.97%) Ethernet
5 106 (0.89%) Wireless
6 71 (0.60%) Firewall
7 55 (0.46%) DNS
8 46 (0.39%) LDAP
9 43 (0.36%) FTP
10 42 (0.35%) Broadband
11 39 (0.33%) Bluetooth
12 37 (0.31%) GSM
13 36 (0.30%) VoIP
14 35 (0.29%) SMTP
15 33 (0.28%) SSL
16 29 (0.24%) Network Security
17 28 (0.24%) Profibus
17 28 (0.24%) AMQP
18 27 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
19 26 (0.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2338 (19.68%) SQL Server
2 1001 (8.43%) MySQL
3 753 (6.34%) Relational Database
4 567 (4.77%) MongoDB
5 502 (4.23%) NoSQL
6 393 (3.31%) RDBMS
6 393 (3.31%) Big Data
7 288 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
8 267 (2.25%) Hadoop
9 260 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
10 198 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
11 172 (1.45%) Oracle Database
12 170 (1.43%) Redis
13 138 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 111 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
15 100 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 93 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
17 76 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
18 75 (0.63%) Apache Hive
19 68 (0.57%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 1055 (8.88%) Git (software)
2 868 (7.31%) Visual Studio
3 524 (4.41%) Subversion
4 443 (3.73%) Maven
5 442 (3.72%) Team Foundation Server
6 417 (3.51%) Jenkins
7 409 (3.44%) Selenium
8 375 (3.16%) JUnit
9 363 (3.06%) Eclipse
10 323 (2.72%) NUnit
11 310 (2.61%) JIRA
12 169 (1.42%) Ant
13 162 (1.36%) Cucumber
14 158 (1.33%) TeamCity
15 102 (0.86%) WebDriver
16 99 (0.83%) Grunt
17 97 (0.82%) Jasmine
17 97 (0.82%) Moq
18 86 (0.72%) Gradle
19 83 (0.70%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2045 (17.22%) Finance
2 551 (4.64%) Retail
3 537 (4.52%) Telecoms
4 411 (3.46%) Electronics
5 395 (3.33%) Games
6 392 (3.30%) Banking
7 337 (2.84%) Marketing
8 228 (1.92%) Automotive
9 224 (1.89%) Manufacturing
10 176 (1.48%) Aerospace
10 176 (1.48%) Financial Institution
11 148 (1.25%) Front Office
12 118 (0.99%) Back Office
13 116 (0.98%) Advertising
14 93 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
14 93 (0.78%) Military
15 69 (0.58%) Publishing
16 49 (0.41%) Investment Banking
17 45 (0.38%) Law
18 43 (0.36%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5852 (49.26%) Developer
2 4861 (40.92%) Software Engineer
3 1444 (12.16%) Software Developer
4 1243 (10.46%) Java Developer
5 1163 (9.79%) C# Developer
6 1086 (9.14%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1024 (8.62%) Senior Developer
8 866 (7.29%) .NET Developer
9 681 (5.73%) C# .NET Developer
10 608 (5.12%) Graduate
11 514 (4.33%) C# Software Engineer
12 505 (4.25%) Programmer
13 468 (3.94%) Junior
14 447 (3.76%) C++ Developer
15 435 (3.66%) C++ Software Engineer
16 428 (3.60%) Web Developer
17 405 (3.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
18 392 (3.30%) Java Software Engineer
19 384 (3.23%) Architect
20 351 (2.95%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4016 (33.81%) .NET
2 2924 (24.61%) HTML
3 2240 (18.86%) CSS
4 2211 (18.61%) ASP.NET
5 1715 (14.44%) XML
6 1622 (13.65%) jQuery
7 1612 (13.57%) Web Services
8 1189 (10.01%) Spring
9 1167 (9.82%) HTML5
10 1003 (8.44%) ASP.NET MVC
11 882 (7.42%) J2EE
12 848 (7.14%) AngularJS
13 771 (6.49%) WCF
14 760 (6.40%) WPF
15 736 (6.20%) Ajax
16 717 (6.04%) REST
17 709 (5.97%) .NET Framework
18 625 (5.26%) JSON
19 585 (4.92%) CSS3
20 579 (4.87%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2796 (23.54%) Computer Science
2 902 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
3 888 (7.48%) Mathematics
4 693 (5.83%) Algorithms
5 523 (4.40%) Mobile App
6 492 (4.14%) User Experience
7 455 (3.83%) Enterprise Software
8 353 (2.97%) Data Structures
9 339 (2.85%) Physics
10 279 (2.35%) Visualisation
11 248 (2.09%) Embedded Systems
12 213 (1.79%) Client/Server
13 193 (1.62%) Hedge funds
14 170 (1.43%) Management Information System
15 144 (1.21%) Device Driver
16 132 (1.11%) Social Media
17 124 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 114 (0.96%) Derivative
19 109 (0.92%) N-Tier
20 102 (0.86%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 2424 (20.41%) Linux
2 1791 (15.08%) Windows
3 1023 (8.61%) UNIX
4 710 (5.98%) Android
5 624 (5.25%) Apple iOS
6 107 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 87 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 83 (0.70%) Embedded Linux
9 68 (0.57%) Solaris
10 65 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
11 55 (0.46%) CentOS
11 55 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
12 52 (0.44%) Mac OS X
12 52 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
13 46 (0.39%) Windows 7
14 45 (0.38%) Ubuntu
15 39 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
16 37 (0.31%) Windows Phone
17 34 (0.29%) VxWorks
18 26 (0.22%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5181 (43.61%) Agile Software Development
2 2638 (22.21%) OO
3 2201 (18.53%) TDD
4 2115 (17.80%) MVC
5 1718 (14.46%) Scrum
6 1144 (9.63%) SDLC
7 1031 (8.68%) Continuous Integration
8 939 (7.90%) Unit Testing
9 865 (7.28%) Multithreading
10 864 (7.27%) OOP
11 820 (6.90%) BDD
12 800 (6.73%) OOD
13 761 (6.41%) UML
14 759 (6.39%) Open Source
15 757 (6.37%) Web Development
16 754 (6.35%) E-Commerce
17 663 (5.58%) Mentoring
18 527 (4.44%) Project Management
19 445 (3.75%) SOA
20 443 (3.73%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4763 (40.10%) C#
2 4420 (37.21%) Java
3 3617 (30.45%) JavaScript
4 3558 (29.95%) SQL
5 3369 (28.36%) C++
6 1818 (15.30%) C
7 1503 (12.65%) Python
8 944 (7.95%) PHP
9 617 (5.19%) Ruby
10 550 (4.63%) VB.NET
11 481 (4.05%) T-SQL
12 382 (3.22%) Perl
13 370 (3.11%) Embedded C
14 346 (2.91%) Scala
15 303 (2.55%) Embedded C++
16 287 (2.42%) VB
17 282 (2.37%) PL/SQL
18 278 (2.34%) Objective-C
19 172 (1.45%) MATLAB
20 156 (1.31%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4087 (34.41%) Degree
2 447 (3.76%) Security Cleared
3 326 (2.74%) PhD
4 258 (2.17%) SC Cleared
5 160 (1.35%) DV Cleared
6 150 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 65 (0.55%) ISEB
8 49 (0.41%) PMI Certification
9 46 (0.39%) HND
10 43 (0.36%) Sun Certification
10 43 (0.36%) ISTQB
11 40 (0.34%) PMP
12 35 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
13 34 (0.29%) MCSD
14 33 (0.28%) MCP
15 28 (0.24%) OCPJP
16 25 (0.21%) MCTS
17 22 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 20 (0.17%) Chartered Engineer
19 18 (0.15%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 711 (5.99%) QA
2 97 (0.82%) ISO 9001
3 37 (0.31%) DO-178B
4 34 (0.29%) PCI DSS
5 32 (0.27%) JTAG
6 29 (0.24%) SLA
7 27 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
8 24 (0.20%) EMIR
9 18 (0.15%) IEC 61508
10 17 (0.14%) WCAG
10 17 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 14 (0.12%) TickIT
11 14 (0.12%) ISO 9000
12 8 (0.067%) JSP 440
13 7 (0.059%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 5 (0.042%) DICOM
14 5 (0.042%) GAMP
15 4 (0.034%) HL7
16 3 (0.025%) MiFID
16 3 (0.025%) Data Quality
System Software
1 272 (2.29%) Firmware
2 128 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 86 (0.72%) Docker
4 76 (0.64%) Hyper-V
5 62 (0.52%) Varnish
6 55 (0.46%) Active Directory
7 39 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
8 31 (0.26%) Xen
9 25 (0.21%) HDFS
10 24 (0.20%) KVM
11 22 (0.19%) LXC
12 21 (0.18%) VirtualBox
13 19 (0.16%) IMail Server
14 11 (0.093%) iptables
15 10 (0.084%) NFS
15 10 (0.084%) vSphere
16 9 (0.076%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 8 (0.067%) Squid
18 7 (0.059%) XenServer
18 7 (0.059%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 229 (1.93%) Puppet
2 194 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
3 87 (0.73%) Ansible
4 64 (0.54%) Nagios
5 56 (0.47%) Vagrant
6 38 (0.32%) Salt
7 32 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
8 22 (0.19%) Kubernetes
9 17 (0.14%) ZABBIX
10 15 (0.13%) HAProxy
11 14 (0.12%) OpenNMS
12 13 (0.11%) Graphite
13 12 (0.10%) OPNET
14 10 (0.084%) MOM
15 8 (0.067%) Business Desktop Deployment
16 7 (0.059%) yum
16 7 (0.059%) Opsview
17 6 (0.051%) logstash
17 6 (0.051%) OpenAM
17 6 (0.051%) StatsD
Vendors
1 1540 (12.96%) Microsoft
2 1293 (10.88%) Oracle
3 312 (2.63%) Google
4 160 (1.35%) VMware
5 148 (1.25%) IBM
6 115 (0.97%) Red Hat
7 102 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
8 88 (0.74%) Apple
9 84 (0.71%) SAP
10 83 (0.70%) Zend
11 81 (0.68%) hybris
12 78 (0.66%) Sybase
13 66 (0.56%) Adobe
14 62 (0.52%) Twitter
15 61 (0.51%) Facebook
15 61 (0.51%) Sitecore
16 60 (0.51%) Perforce
16 60 (0.51%) Rackspace
17 58 (0.49%) Sun
17 58 (0.49%) Xamarin
Bristol
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Gloucestershire
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: Bonus & Excellent Benefits
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Leeds, Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: Package
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London
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London
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Salary: bonus + share options
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Harrogate, North Yorkshire
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Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + great benefits
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London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £55k - 62k per year + Benefits & Bonus
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York, North Yorkshire
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Darlington, County Durham
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 (dependent on experiance)
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Luton, Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum, Bonus, Free Gym, Food, Pension + more
Posted: 10 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £53,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
North West London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum, plus Pension + 25 Days Hol + More!
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Guildford, Surrey
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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London
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