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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 32 34 38
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 6301 6693 5887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.10% 6.06% 5.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.23% 7.33% 7.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5324 5841 5118
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
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
87191 91296 82288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 84.48% 82.73% 80.93%
Number of salaries quoted 72102 74533 68537
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £74,100
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +3 2214 £60,000 +9.09% 366
South East -1 1535 £42,500 - 208
East of England -6 601 £42,250 -0.58% 136
South West -2 599 £40,000 +6.66% 102
Yorkshire +24 443 £40,000 - 68
West Midlands +26 346 £36,000 -4.00% 57
North West +6 316 £40,000 +6.66% 53
East Midlands -8 261 £40,000 +6.66% 41
North East 0 57 £40,000 +14.28% 14
Midlands - 1 - -
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 5488 (44.38%) Agile Software Development
2 4807 (38.88%) C#
3 4804 (38.85%) Java
4 4296 (34.74%) Degree
5 4049 (32.75%) .NET
6 3737 (30.22%) JavaScript
6 3737 (30.22%) SQL
7 3583 (28.98%) C++
8 3049 (24.66%) HTML
9 2961 (23.95%) Computer Science
10 2666 (21.56%) OO
11 2548 (20.61%) Linux
12 2338 (18.91%) SQL Server
13 2330 (18.84%) TDD
14 2299 (18.59%) CSS
15 2214 (17.91%) Finance
16 2201 (17.80%) ASP.NET
17 2133 (17.25%) MVC
18 1901 (15.37%) C
19 1827 (14.78%) Windows
20 1807 (14.61%) Scrum
21 1749 (14.14%) Web Services
22 1715 (13.87%) XML
23 1695 (13.71%) jQuery
24 1662 (13.44%) Python
25 1550 (12.54%) Microsoft
26 1412 (11.42%) Oracle
27 1264 (10.22%) Spring
28 1225 (9.91%) SDLC
29 1218 (9.85%) HTML5

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 576 (4.66%) Node.js
2 402 (3.25%) Apache
3 396 (3.20%) Tomcat
4 238 (1.92%) IIS
4 238 (1.92%) WebSphere
5 226 (1.83%) JBoss
6 216 (1.75%) SharePoint
7 206 (1.67%) WebLogic
8 171 (1.38%) CMS
9 170 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
10 110 (0.89%) Apache Solr
11 100 (0.81%) OpenStack
12 99 (0.80%) Apache Spark
13 73 (0.59%) nginx
13 73 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
14 71 (0.57%) MQSeries
15 53 (0.43%) Confluence
16 47 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
16 47 (0.38%) Drupal
17 45 (0.36%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 811 (6.56%) MS Excel
2 96 (0.78%) MS Office
3 74 (0.60%) Photoshop
4 57 (0.46%) Simulink
5 41 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 38 (0.31%) TargetLink
7 24 (0.19%) MS Project
7 24 (0.19%) MS Visio
8 22 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
9 19 (0.15%) Mingle
9 19 (0.15%) InfoPath
10 16 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
11 11 (0.089%) Fireworks
12 9 (0.073%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 8 (0.065%) AutoCAD
13 8 (0.065%) FrameMaker
14 6 (0.049%) Revit
14 6 (0.049%) MicroStation
14 6 (0.049%) Solid Edge
14 6 (0.049%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 48 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
1 48 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 28 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
3 20 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
4 19 (0.15%) Magento
5 9 (0.073%) Sophis RISQUE
6 8 (0.065%) Oracle 11i
7 7 (0.057%) Oracle Applications
8 5 (0.040%) RMDS
8 5 (0.040%) Endur
8 5 (0.040%) Dynamics NAV
9 4 (0.032%) Markit EDM
9 4 (0.032%) VisionPLUS
10 3 (0.024%) BusinessWorks
10 3 (0.024%) AquaLogic BPM
11 2 (0.016%) MoSes
11 2 (0.016%) thinkFolio
11 2 (0.016%) Odoo
11 2 (0.016%) Beauchamp
11 2 (0.016%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 557 (4.50%) Amazon AWS
2 386 (3.12%) SaaS
3 354 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 121 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
5 109 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
6 79 (0.64%) GitHub
7 69 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
8 61 (0.49%) IaaS
9 59 (0.48%) PaaS
10 56 (0.45%) Google App Engine
11 27 (0.22%) Google Analytics
12 22 (0.18%) Force.com
13 21 (0.17%) Heroku
14 20 (0.16%) HP Helion
15 19 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
16 18 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 18 (0.15%) Amazon S3
17 15 (0.12%) Sumo Logic
18 13 (0.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
19 8 (0.065%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 402 (3.25%) Internet
2 352 (2.85%) TCP/IP
3 332 (2.68%) HTTP
4 119 (0.96%) Ethernet
5 88 (0.71%) Wireless
6 62 (0.50%) DNS
7 59 (0.48%) Firewall
8 47 (0.38%) Broadband
9 46 (0.37%) Network Security
10 44 (0.36%) VoIP
11 43 (0.35%) Bluetooth
11 43 (0.35%) SSL
12 40 (0.32%) GSM
13 39 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
14 38 (0.31%) FTP
15 35 (0.28%) SMTP
16 34 (0.27%) LDAP
16 34 (0.27%) ATM
17 32 (0.26%) Profibus
18 31 (0.25%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2338 (18.91%) SQL Server
2 1020 (8.25%) MySQL
3 804 (6.50%) Relational Database
4 668 (5.40%) MongoDB
5 565 (4.57%) NoSQL
6 453 (3.66%) Big Data
7 407 (3.29%) RDBMS
8 312 (2.52%) Hadoop
9 274 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
10 244 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
11 198 (1.60%) Oracle Database
12 185 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
13 175 (1.42%) Redis
14 144 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 128 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
16 125 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
17 113 (0.91%) Apache Hive
18 109 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 75 (0.61%) CouchDB
20 72 (0.58%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1154 (9.33%) Git (software)
2 937 (7.58%) Visual Studio
3 542 (4.38%) Subversion
4 498 (4.03%) Jenkins
5 492 (3.98%) Maven
6 481 (3.89%) Team Foundation Server
7 420 (3.40%) Selenium
8 385 (3.11%) JUnit
9 364 (2.94%) Eclipse
10 335 (2.71%) NUnit
11 320 (2.59%) JIRA
12 206 (1.67%) Ant
13 181 (1.46%) TeamCity
14 147 (1.19%) Cucumber
15 111 (0.90%) WebDriver
16 110 (0.89%) Grunt
17 101 (0.82%) Hudson
18 99 (0.80%) Gradle
19 97 (0.78%) Jasmine
20 91 (0.74%) MSTest
General
1 2214 (17.91%) Finance
2 606 (4.90%) Telecoms
3 569 (4.60%) Retail
4 478 (3.87%) Games
5 433 (3.50%) Banking
6 399 (3.23%) Electronics
7 342 (2.77%) Marketing
8 256 (2.07%) Automotive
9 248 (2.01%) Manufacturing
10 189 (1.53%) Aerospace
11 168 (1.36%) Financial Institution
12 161 (1.30%) Front Office
13 128 (1.04%) Back Office
14 122 (0.99%) Advertising
15 105 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
16 96 (0.78%) Publishing
17 95 (0.77%) Military
18 70 (0.57%) Investment Banking
19 50 (0.40%) Legal
20 46 (0.37%) Law
Job Titles
1 6131 (49.58%) Developer
2 5024 (40.63%) Software Engineer
3 1474 (11.92%) Software Developer
4 1337 (10.81%) Java Developer
5 1138 (9.20%) C# Developer
6 1123 (9.08%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1075 (8.69%) Senior Developer
8 868 (7.02%) .NET Developer
9 685 (5.54%) Graduate
10 669 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
11 536 (4.33%) C# Software Engineer
12 510 (4.12%) Junior
13 495 (4.00%) C++ Developer
14 486 (3.93%) Programmer
15 462 (3.74%) C++ Software Engineer
16 429 (3.47%) Web Developer
17 399 (3.23%) Java Software Engineer
18 382 (3.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
19 373 (3.02%) .NET Software Engineer
20 372 (3.01%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4049 (32.75%) .NET
2 3049 (24.66%) HTML
3 2299 (18.59%) CSS
4 2201 (17.80%) ASP.NET
5 1749 (14.14%) Web Services
6 1715 (13.87%) XML
7 1695 (13.71%) jQuery
8 1264 (10.22%) Spring
9 1218 (9.85%) HTML5
10 1032 (8.35%) ASP.NET MVC
11 904 (7.31%) AngularJS
12 859 (6.95%) J2EE
13 824 (6.66%) WCF
14 809 (6.54%) REST
15 794 (6.42%) WPF
16 730 (5.90%) .NET Framework
17 699 (5.65%) Ajax
18 620 (5.01%) CSS3
19 618 (5.00%) JSON
20 610 (4.93%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2961 (23.95%) Computer Science
2 952 (7.70%) Mathematics
3 950 (7.68%) Analytical Skills
4 752 (6.08%) Algorithms
5 548 (4.43%) Mobile App
6 478 (3.87%) User Experience
7 468 (3.78%) Enterprise Software
8 399 (3.23%) Data Structures
9 390 (3.15%) Physics
10 282 (2.28%) Visualisation
11 229 (1.85%) Embedded Systems
12 228 (1.84%) Hedge funds
13 223 (1.80%) Client/Server
14 173 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 154 (1.25%) Management Information System
16 144 (1.16%) Derivative
17 142 (1.15%) Device Driver
18 137 (1.11%) Social Media
19 128 (1.04%) N-Tier
20 121 (0.98%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2548 (20.61%) Linux
2 1827 (14.78%) Windows
3 1040 (8.41%) UNIX
4 738 (5.97%) Android
5 636 (5.14%) Apple iOS
6 107 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 90 (0.73%) Embedded Linux
8 82 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 72 (0.58%) Solaris
10 69 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
11 60 (0.49%) Ubuntu
12 56 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
13 55 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
14 48 (0.39%) Windows 7
15 47 (0.38%) CentOS
16 43 (0.35%) Mac OS X
17 42 (0.34%) Windows Phone
18 35 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
19 31 (0.25%) Windows 8
19 31 (0.25%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5488 (44.38%) Agile Software Development
2 2666 (21.56%) OO
3 2330 (18.84%) TDD
4 2133 (17.25%) MVC
5 1807 (14.61%) Scrum
6 1225 (9.91%) SDLC
7 1199 (9.70%) Continuous Integration
8 986 (7.97%) Unit Testing
9 933 (7.55%) Multithreading
10 888 (7.18%) BDD
11 873 (7.06%) OOP
12 805 (6.51%) Open Source
13 788 (6.37%) OOD
14 779 (6.30%) Mentoring
15 772 (6.24%) Web Development
16 758 (6.13%) UML
17 748 (6.05%) E-Commerce
18 553 (4.47%) Project Management
19 448 (3.62%) DevOps
20 447 (3.62%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4807 (38.88%) C#
2 4804 (38.85%) Java
3 3737 (30.22%) JavaScript
3 3737 (30.22%) SQL
4 3583 (28.98%) C++
5 1901 (15.37%) C
6 1662 (13.44%) Python
7 985 (7.97%) PHP
8 681 (5.51%) Ruby
9 529 (4.28%) VB.NET
10 525 (4.25%) T-SQL
11 428 (3.46%) Scala
12 396 (3.20%) Perl
13 364 (2.94%) Embedded C
14 310 (2.51%) Embedded C++
15 292 (2.36%) PL/SQL
16 287 (2.32%) Objective-C
17 278 (2.25%) VB
18 167 (1.35%) Bash Shell
19 162 (1.31%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4296 (34.74%) Degree
2 416 (3.36%) Security Cleared
3 342 (2.77%) PhD
4 238 (1.92%) SC Cleared
5 152 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 141 (1.14%) DV Cleared
7 64 (0.52%) ISEB
8 53 (0.43%) PMI Certification
9 45 (0.36%) Sun Certification
10 44 (0.36%) PMP
11 43 (0.35%) ISTQB
12 40 (0.32%) MCP
12 40 (0.32%) HND
13 36 (0.29%) MCSD
14 31 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
15 25 (0.20%) MCTS
16 23 (0.19%) MCPD
17 21 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 20 (0.16%) OCPJP
19 19 (0.15%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 741 (5.99%) QA
2 80 (0.65%) ISO 9001
3 35 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
4 30 (0.24%) EMIR
5 29 (0.23%) DO-178B
6 28 (0.23%) SLA
7 27 (0.22%) PCI DSS
8 21 (0.17%) JTAG
9 19 (0.15%) TickIT
10 18 (0.15%) WCAG
11 16 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 12 (0.097%) GAMP
12 12 (0.097%) ISO 9000
13 9 (0.073%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 9 (0.073%) IEC 61508
14 5 (0.040%) HL7
14 5 (0.040%) DICOM
15 4 (0.032%) JSP 440
16 3 (0.024%) MiFID
16 3 (0.024%) Data Quality
System Software
1 274 (2.22%) Firmware
2 164 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 134 (1.08%) Docker
4 54 (0.44%) Varnish
5 50 (0.40%) Hyper-V
5 50 (0.40%) Xen
6 48 (0.39%) Active Directory
7 45 (0.36%) LXC
8 41 (0.33%) KVM
8 41 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
9 31 (0.25%) HDFS
10 28 (0.23%) VirtualBox
11 22 (0.18%) IMail Server
12 11 (0.089%) iptables
13 10 (0.081%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 9 (0.073%) vSphere
15 7 (0.057%) QEMU
15 7 (0.057%) Snort
16 6 (0.049%) XenServer
17 5 (0.040%) Squid
Systems Management
1 270 (2.18%) Puppet
2 233 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
3 110 (0.89%) Ansible
4 72 (0.58%) Nagios
5 67 (0.54%) Vagrant
6 49 (0.40%) Salt
7 28 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
8 26 (0.21%) Kubernetes
9 25 (0.20%) Graphite
10 24 (0.19%) ZABBIX
11 19 (0.15%) HAProxy
12 16 (0.13%) logstash
13 14 (0.11%) OPNET
14 12 (0.097%) OpenNMS
14 12 (0.097%) Opsview
15 11 (0.089%) yum
15 11 (0.089%) StatsD
16 10 (0.081%) WMI
16 10 (0.081%) Mesos
16 10 (0.081%) Kibana
Vendors
1 1550 (12.54%) Microsoft
2 1412 (11.42%) Oracle
3 344 (2.78%) Google
4 201 (1.63%) VMware
5 143 (1.16%) IBM
6 111 (0.90%) Red Hat
7 97 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
8 96 (0.78%) Sybase
9 91 (0.74%) SAP
10 88 (0.71%) Apple
11 85 (0.69%) Zend
12 83 (0.67%) Xamarin
13 80 (0.65%) Rackspace
13 80 (0.65%) Adobe
14 74 (0.60%) hybris
15 66 (0.53%) TIBCO
16 57 (0.46%) Perforce
17 54 (0.44%) Sun
17 54 (0.44%) Sitecore
18 51 (0.41%) Facebook
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Posted: 36 minutes ago
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Farringdon, Hampshire
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Salary: COMPETITIVE+BONUS/BENEFITS
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London
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Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + be - bonus,equity,flex +
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Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
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Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + be - shares, trips, pens +
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Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + be - shares, food, pens +
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Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + be - equity, pens, health
Posted: 7 hours ago