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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 28 37 37
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 6296 5957 6968
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.85% 5.99% 6.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.79% 6.94% 7.31%
Number of salaries quoted 5483 5045 6078
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
80853 85795 95358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 87.92% 86.28% 85.39%
Number of salaries quoted 68181 70594 78161
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 31 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the England region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +17 2527 £60,000 +4.34% 416
South East +2 1468 £45,000 +5.88% 200
East of England +7 540 £45,000 +5.88% 87
South West +3 518 £45,000 +12.50% 68
Yorkshire +10 347 £42,500 +6.25% 58
North West +15 314 £42,500 - 60
West Midlands -2 289 £42,500 +21.42% 37
East Midlands +2 285 £40,000 - 31
North East -11 45 £34,750 -0.71% 14
Midlands +9 3 £70,000 -
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 6126 (47.03%) Agile Software Development
2 5222 (40.09%) Java
3 4314 (33.12%) Degree
4 4224 (32.42%) C#
5 3972 (30.49%) JavaScript
6 3742 (28.72%) C++
7 3585 (27.52%) SQL
8 3291 (25.26%) .NET
9 3255 (24.99%) HTML
10 3041 (23.34%) Computer Science
11 2800 (21.49%) OO
12 2760 (21.19%) TDD
13 2726 (20.93%) Linux
14 2618 (20.10%) CSS
15 2410 (18.50%) Finance
16 2265 (17.39%) Scrum
17 2096 (16.09%) SQL Server
18 2083 (15.99%) Python
19 2038 (15.64%) MVC
20 1958 (15.03%) Windows
21 1832 (14.06%) Web Services
22 1813 (13.92%) C
23 1624 (12.47%) ASP.NET
24 1575 (12.09%) Continuous Integration
25 1487 (11.41%) jQuery
26 1467 (11.26%) HTML5
27 1440 (11.05%) AngularJS
28 1414 (10.85%) Oracle
29 1395 (10.71%) XML
30 1369 (10.51%) Git (software)

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 884 (6.79%) Node.js
2 407 (3.12%) Apache
3 352 (2.70%) Tomcat
4 334 (2.56%) JBoss
5 327 (2.51%) Apache Spark
6 284 (2.18%) Elasticsearch
7 227 (1.74%) IIS
8 163 (1.25%) CMS
9 158 (1.21%) WebSphere
10 141 (1.08%) WebLogic
11 136 (1.04%) Apache Solr
12 131 (1.01%) GlassFish
13 101 (0.78%) Confluence
14 99 (0.76%) SharePoint
15 97 (0.74%) OpenStack
16 96 (0.74%) WildFly
17 95 (0.73%) nginx
18 81 (0.62%) Apache Pig
19 69 (0.53%) Mule
20 53 (0.41%) Umbraco
Applications
1 615 (4.72%) MS Excel
2 91 (0.70%) Photoshop
3 73 (0.56%) MS Office
4 46 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 31 (0.24%) Simulink
6 27 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
7 20 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
7 20 (0.15%) TargetLink
8 18 (0.14%) MS Visio
9 14 (0.11%) MS Project
10 12 (0.092%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 12 (0.092%) HipChat
11 9 (0.069%) 3ds Max
12 5 (0.038%) Adobe After Effects
13 2 (0.015%) Mathematica
13 2 (0.015%) SOLIDWORKS
13 2 (0.015%) Weka
14 1 (0.008%) CINEMA 4D
14 1 (0.008%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.008%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 83 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 38 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
3 27 (0.21%) Magento
4 22 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
5 16 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
6 15 (0.12%) SAP Business One
6 15 (0.12%) VisionPLUS
7 14 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
8 13 (0.100%) Oracle 11i
9 10 (0.077%) Beauchamp
9 10 (0.077%) Dynamics GP
9 10 (0.077%) Oracle EBS
10 9 (0.069%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 8 (0.061%) Adobe Campaign
12 7 (0.054%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
12 7 (0.054%) Oracle Retail
13 6 (0.046%) Remedy ITSM
14 5 (0.038%) Lorenzo
14 5 (0.038%) SAP GRC
14 5 (0.038%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 934 (7.17%) Amazon AWS
2 606 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 436 (3.35%) SaaS
4 247 (1.90%) GitHub
5 208 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
6 146 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
7 140 (1.07%) PaaS
8 95 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
9 86 (0.66%) IaaS
10 73 (0.56%) Amazon S3
11 52 (0.40%) Google App Engine
12 37 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
13 30 (0.23%) Route 53
14 29 (0.22%) Heroku
15 27 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
16 22 (0.17%) Amazon Kinesis
17 20 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
18 17 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
19 16 (0.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
19 16 (0.12%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 398 (3.06%) TCP/IP
2 357 (2.74%) Internet
3 282 (2.16%) HTTP
4 93 (0.71%) SSL
5 83 (0.64%) Network Security
6 80 (0.61%) Ethernet
6 80 (0.61%) Firewall
7 64 (0.49%) DNS
8 63 (0.48%) LDAP
9 55 (0.42%) Wireless
10 51 (0.39%) Multicast
10 51 (0.39%) VPN
11 43 (0.33%) VoIP
12 42 (0.32%) RS-485
13 41 (0.31%) HTTPS
13 41 (0.31%) RS-232
14 33 (0.25%) AMQP
15 30 (0.23%) Bluetooth
16 27 (0.21%) Intranet
17 26 (0.20%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2096 (16.09%) SQL Server
2 1121 (8.61%) MySQL
3 1045 (8.02%) NoSQL
4 829 (6.36%) Big Data
5 706 (5.42%) Relational Database
6 640 (4.91%) Hadoop
7 632 (4.85%) MongoDB
8 449 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
9 324 (2.49%) Apache Cassandra
10 244 (1.87%) RDBMS
11 221 (1.70%) Redis
12 214 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
13 198 (1.52%) Oracle Database
14 193 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
15 177 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 166 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
17 153 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 144 (1.11%) Apache Hive
19 120 (0.92%) Neo4j
20 116 (0.89%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1369 (10.51%) Git (software)
2 796 (6.11%) Jenkins
3 777 (5.96%) Visual Studio
4 703 (5.40%) JUnit
5 629 (4.83%) Subversion
6 544 (4.18%) Maven
7 493 (3.78%) JIRA
8 462 (3.55%) Selenium
9 425 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
10 308 (2.36%) NUnit
11 281 (2.16%) Cucumber
12 263 (2.02%) Eclipse
13 207 (1.59%) Hudson
14 174 (1.34%) TeamCity
15 146 (1.12%) Grunt
16 143 (1.10%) JBehave
17 136 (1.04%) Ant
18 125 (0.96%) Jasmine
19 121 (0.93%) SpecFlow
20 120 (0.92%) gulp
General
1 2410 (18.50%) Finance
2 689 (5.29%) Telecoms
3 631 (4.84%) Games
4 482 (3.70%) Retail
5 431 (3.31%) Electronics
6 398 (3.06%) Banking
7 378 (2.90%) Marketing
8 245 (1.88%) Manufacturing
9 244 (1.87%) Aerospace
10 238 (1.83%) Front Office
11 232 (1.78%) Automotive
12 178 (1.37%) Publishing
13 139 (1.07%) Advertising
14 129 (0.99%) Financial Institution
15 119 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
16 115 (0.88%) Investment Banking
17 108 (0.83%) Law
18 92 (0.71%) Billing
19 72 (0.55%) Legal
20 65 (0.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 6374 (48.93%) Developer
2 4670 (35.85%) Software Engineer
3 2061 (15.82%) Java Developer
4 1480 (11.36%) C# Developer
5 1316 (10.10%) Software Developer
6 1261 (9.68%) Senior Developer
7 1258 (9.66%) .NET Developer
8 1072 (8.23%) Java Engineer
9 1054 (8.09%) Senior Software Engineer
10 989 (7.59%) C++ Software Engineer
11 974 (7.48%) C# .NET Developer
12 916 (7.03%) Java Software Engineer
13 858 (6.59%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 841 (6.46%) C# Software Engineer
15 721 (5.53%) C++ Developer
16 617 (4.74%) JavaScript Developer
17 614 (4.71%) C# Software Developer
18 606 (4.65%) Graduate
19 542 (4.16%) .NET Software Engineer
20 481 (3.69%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3291 (25.26%) .NET
2 3255 (24.99%) HTML
3 2618 (20.10%) CSS
4 1832 (14.06%) Web Services
5 1624 (12.47%) ASP.NET
6 1487 (11.41%) jQuery
7 1467 (11.26%) HTML5
8 1440 (11.05%) AngularJS
9 1395 (10.71%) XML
10 1305 (10.02%) Spring
11 886 (6.80%) REST
12 870 (6.68%) CSS3
13 868 (6.66%) RESTful
14 815 (6.26%) ASP.NET MVC
15 781 (6.00%) WCF
16 757 (5.81%) J2EE
17 746 (5.73%) .NET Framework
18 687 (5.27%) Hibernate
19 641 (4.92%) JSON
20 636 (4.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3041 (23.34%) Computer Science
2 1085 (8.33%) Mathematics
3 1022 (7.85%) Analytical Skills
4 748 (5.74%) Algorithms
5 519 (3.98%) Mobile App
6 494 (3.79%) User Experience
7 359 (2.76%) Physics
8 310 (2.38%) Data Structures
8 310 (2.38%) Hedge funds
9 308 (2.36%) Embedded Systems
10 307 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
11 284 (2.18%) Visualisation
12 217 (1.67%) Management Information System
13 210 (1.61%) Fintech
14 196 (1.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 179 (1.37%) Digital Media
16 149 (1.14%) Derivative
17 143 (1.10%) N-Tier
18 134 (1.03%) Client/Server
19 125 (0.96%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 2726 (20.93%) Linux
2 1958 (15.03%) Windows
3 1148 (8.81%) Unix
4 768 (5.90%) Android
5 654 (5.02%) Apple iOS
6 122 (0.94%) Mac OS X
7 112 (0.86%) Embedded Linux
7 112 (0.86%) Windows Server
8 99 (0.76%) Ubuntu
9 68 (0.52%) VxWorks
10 60 (0.46%) Solaris
11 58 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
12 50 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
13 47 (0.36%) Windows Phone
14 45 (0.35%) CentOS
15 43 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 33 (0.25%) Mac OS
17 31 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
18 30 (0.23%) Windows 7
19 28 (0.21%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6126 (47.03%) Agile Software Development
2 2800 (21.49%) OO
3 2760 (21.19%) TDD
4 2265 (17.39%) Scrum
5 2038 (15.64%) MVC
6 1575 (12.09%) Continuous Integration
7 1232 (9.46%) Multithreading
8 1209 (9.28%) SDLC
9 1127 (8.65%) OOP
10 1126 (8.64%) Web Development
11 1106 (8.49%) Unit Testing
12 1044 (8.01%) BDD
13 997 (7.65%) Open Source
14 916 (7.03%) Mentoring
15 871 (6.69%) E-Commerce
16 813 (6.24%) DevOps
17 726 (5.57%) SOA
18 703 (5.40%) OOD
19 627 (4.81%) UML
20 621 (4.77%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5222 (40.09%) Java
2 4224 (32.42%) C#
3 3972 (30.49%) JavaScript
4 3742 (28.72%) C++
5 3585 (27.52%) SQL
6 2083 (15.99%) Python
7 1813 (13.92%) C
8 889 (6.82%) PHP
9 730 (5.60%) Scala
10 686 (5.27%) Ruby
11 494 (3.79%) T-SQL
12 439 (3.37%) Perl
13 350 (2.69%) Objective-C
14 325 (2.49%) VB.NET
15 318 (2.44%) PL/SQL
16 274 (2.10%) Embedded C
17 219 (1.68%) Bash Shell
18 214 (1.64%) Embedded C++
19 194 (1.49%) Clojure
20 189 (1.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 4314 (33.12%) Degree
2 586 (4.50%) Security Cleared
3 346 (2.66%) PhD
4 249 (1.91%) SC Cleared
5 209 (1.60%) DV Cleared
6 125 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
7 110 (0.84%) ISEB
8 103 (0.79%) PMI Certification
9 74 (0.57%) PMP
10 52 (0.40%) CISSP
11 48 (0.37%) HND
12 37 (0.28%) SANS
13 36 (0.28%) MCSE
14 35 (0.27%) ISTQB
15 32 (0.25%) CCNA
15 32 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
16 29 (0.22%) Sun Certification
17 28 (0.21%) Brainbench
18 27 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
18 27 (0.21%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 729 (5.60%) QA
2 58 (0.45%) SDET
3 51 (0.39%) ISO 9001
4 46 (0.35%) MISRA
5 43 (0.33%) SLA
6 29 (0.22%) Data Quality
6 29 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 26 (0.20%) PCI DSS
8 25 (0.19%) MISRA C
9 18 (0.14%) JSP 440
10 16 (0.12%) DO-178B
10 16 (0.12%) ISO15022
10 16 (0.12%) ISO20022
11 15 (0.12%) HL7
12 11 (0.084%) ISO13485
13 9 (0.069%) DICOM
13 9 (0.069%) HMG Infosec
14 8 (0.061%) TickIT
15 7 (0.054%) ISO 9000
15 7 (0.054%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 347 (2.66%) Docker
2 211 (1.62%) Firmware
3 130 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 67 (0.51%) HDFS
5 63 (0.48%) Active Directory
6 32 (0.25%) Xen
7 31 (0.24%) Varnish
8 29 (0.22%) VirtualBox
9 27 (0.21%) Apache Flume
10 21 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 19 (0.15%) Snort
12 13 (0.100%) iptables
13 12 (0.092%) LXC
14 9 (0.069%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 8 (0.061%) Hyper-V
15 8 (0.061%) XenServer
16 7 (0.054%) VMware ESXi
17 6 (0.046%) NFS
18 5 (0.038%) pfSense
18 5 (0.038%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 387 (2.97%) Puppet
2 276 (2.12%) Opscode Chef
3 202 (1.55%) Ansible
4 51 (0.39%) Kubernetes
5 50 (0.38%) Terraform
6 48 (0.37%) SCVMM
7 36 (0.28%) WMI
8 35 (0.27%) Salt
9 29 (0.22%) Nagios
10 28 (0.21%) Graphite
11 26 (0.20%) HAProxy
12 23 (0.18%) Mesos
12 23 (0.18%) Packer
13 19 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
13 19 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
14 14 (0.11%) Grafana
14 14 (0.11%) Uchiwa
15 13 (0.100%) yum
16 12 (0.092%) NetBackup
16 12 (0.092%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1414 (10.85%) Oracle
2 1350 (10.36%) Microsoft
3 259 (1.99%) Google
4 200 (1.54%) IBM
5 163 (1.25%) VMware
6 133 (1.02%) Facebook
7 129 (0.99%) Apple
7 129 (0.99%) Red Hat
8 126 (0.97%) SAP
9 115 (0.88%) hybris
10 102 (0.78%) TIBCO
11 98 (0.75%) Twitter
12 85 (0.65%) Informatica
13 76 (0.58%) Zend
14 75 (0.58%) Adobe
14 75 (0.58%) Atlassian
14 75 (0.58%) Splunk
15 74 (0.57%) HP
15 74 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
16 70 (0.54%) Sun
Manchester, Lancashire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
System Simulation
Salary: According to experience
Posted: 2 hours ago
Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Environment
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32,000 - 45,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 54 minutes ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Bluetownonline
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + training + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40 - 55,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive Salary DOE+ Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £28,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40 - 45,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30-40k + excellent benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
West London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum + Share options * Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
West London
QVC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Corby, Northamptonshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum £20-30k
Posted: 13 hours ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 65,000 plus benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £58k DOE + fantasticbenefits
Posted: 1 hour ago