The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 33 33 32
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 6909 6171 7005
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.23% 5.96% 5.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.75% 7.55% 7.78%
Number of salaries quoted 6014 5349 5885
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £61,025 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
89145 81724 90046
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 80.38% 78.93% 76.78%
Number of salaries quoted 72330 67844 77060
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% -3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Software Engineering
UK

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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +3 2582 £55,000 +10.00% 144
South East +5 1706 £45,000 +12.50% 121
East of England 0 754 £42,500 +1.19% 58
South West +2 640 £37,500 +7.14% 49
North West -16 362 £37,500 +11.94% 20
Yorkshire -18 327 £40,000 +14.28% 35
East Midlands +2 299 £37,500 - 18
West Midlands -9 206 £38,500 +5.47% 15
North East +7 78 £44,500 +27.14% 8
Midlands 0 4 - -
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5365 (41.48%) C#
2 4702 (36.35%) Java
3 4495 (34.75%) .NET
4 4112 (31.79%) Degree
5 3981 (30.78%) C++
6 3770 (29.15%) SQL
7 3400 (26.29%) OO
8 3349 (25.89%) JavaScript
9 3052 (23.59%) Computer Science
10 2966 (22.93%) HTML
11 2946 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
12 2871 (22.20%) SQL Server
13 2433 (18.81%) Finance
14 2385 (18.44%) Linux
15 2319 (17.93%) TDD
16 2273 (17.57%) CSS
17 2162 (16.71%) ASP.NET
18 2137 (16.52%) C
18 2137 (16.52%) Windows
19 1979 (15.30%) Microsoft
20 1895 (14.65%) Scrum
21 1854 (14.33%) Web Services
22 1725 (13.34%) XML
23 1673 (12.93%) MVC
24 1510 (11.67%) jQuery
25 1491 (11.53%) Oracle
26 1338 (10.34%) Python
27 1319 (10.20%) UNIX
28 1270 (9.82%) Mathematics
29 1180 (9.12%) Spring

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 385 (2.98%) Apache
2 334 (2.58%) Tomcat
3 258 (1.99%) IIS
4 231 (1.79%) WebSphere
5 224 (1.73%) CMS
6 215 (1.66%) SharePoint
7 198 (1.53%) WebLogic
8 194 (1.50%) Node.js
9 97 (0.75%) Apache Solr
10 74 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
11 71 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
12 55 (0.43%) Umbraco
12 55 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
13 49 (0.38%) WordPress
14 44 (0.34%) Adobe CQ
15 43 (0.33%) MQSeries
16 41 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
17 37 (0.29%) GlassFish
18 36 (0.28%) Drupal
18 36 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1056 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 112 (0.87%) MS Office
3 74 (0.57%) Simulink
4 65 (0.50%) Photoshop
5 34 (0.26%) MS Project
6 33 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
7 30 (0.23%) MS Visio
8 27 (0.21%) Fireworks
9 11 (0.085%) Doxygen
10 7 (0.054%) Maya
11 6 (0.046%) Spreadsheet
12 5 (0.039%) OmniGraffle
13 4 (0.031%) Adobe Premiere
13 4 (0.031%) RoboHelp
14 3 (0.023%) Adobe Illustrator
14 3 (0.023%) Stata
15 2 (0.015%) InfoPath
16 1 (0.008%) Blender
16 1 (0.008%) S-PLUS
16 1 (0.008%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 57 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 48 (0.37%) Magento
3 37 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
4 24 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
5 20 (0.15%) Markit EDM
6 15 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
7 13 (0.10%) Oracle Receivables
7 13 (0.10%) Google Analytics
8 12 (0.093%) Oracle Cash Management
9 11 (0.085%) SunGard AvantGard
10 10 (0.077%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
10 10 (0.077%) Advent Moxy
10 10 (0.077%) SAP Business One
11 8 (0.062%) Oracle Financials
12 6 (0.046%) Dynamics NAV
13 5 (0.039%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 3 (0.023%) CODA-Financials
14 3 (0.023%) LatentZero
14 3 (0.023%) Kondor+
14 3 (0.023%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 266 (2.06%) SaaS
2 157 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
3 137 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 129 (1.00%) GitHub
5 85 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
6 41 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
7 25 (0.19%) Force.com
8 19 (0.15%) Google App Engine
9 14 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
10 11 (0.085%) Amazon S3
11 10 (0.077%) PaaS
11 10 (0.077%) Heroku
12 9 (0.070%) Google Apps
13 7 (0.054%) IaaS
14 6 (0.046%) Amazon EMR
15 5 (0.039%) Office 365
16 4 (0.031%) CloudFront
17 2 (0.015%) ElastiCache
18 1 (0.008%) Trello
18 1 (0.008%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 425 (3.29%) Internet
2 400 (3.09%) HTTP
3 350 (2.71%) TCP/IP
4 128 (0.99%) Wireless
5 93 (0.72%) GSM
6 86 (0.66%) VoIP
7 82 (0.63%) SSL
8 74 (0.57%) Ethernet
9 70 (0.54%) LDAP
10 61 (0.47%) LTE
11 55 (0.43%) FTP
12 54 (0.42%) Broadband
13 52 (0.40%) UMTS
13 52 (0.40%) Network Security
14 49 (0.38%) Intranet
15 40 (0.31%) Firewall
16 39 (0.30%) DNS
17 34 (0.26%) GPRS
17 34 (0.26%) PBX
18 33 (0.26%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2871 (22.20%) SQL Server
2 902 (6.97%) MySQL
3 814 (6.29%) Relational Database
4 632 (4.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 555 (4.29%) Big Data
6 479 (3.70%) NoSQL
7 427 (3.30%) RDBMS
8 340 (2.63%) Hadoop
9 337 (2.61%) MongoDB
10 299 (2.31%) SQL Server 2005
11 266 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
12 249 (1.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 233 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 206 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
15 165 (1.28%) Oracle Database
16 158 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 139 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
18 129 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
19 115 (0.89%) DB2
20 104 (0.80%) Redis
Development Applications
1 954 (7.38%) Visual Studio
2 773 (5.98%) Subversion
3 747 (5.78%) Git (software)
4 497 (3.84%) JUnit
5 484 (3.74%) Team Foundation Server
6 436 (3.37%) Eclipse
7 433 (3.35%) Selenium
8 424 (3.28%) Maven
9 274 (2.12%) JIRA
10 232 (1.79%) Jenkins
11 228 (1.76%) NUnit
12 143 (1.11%) Xcode
13 136 (1.05%) Cucumber
14 133 (1.03%) Ant
15 115 (0.89%) FitNesse
15 115 (0.89%) PHPUnit
16 101 (0.78%) TeamCity
16 101 (0.78%) Hudson
17 87 (0.67%) Rational DOORS
18 82 (0.63%) Mercurial
General
1 2433 (18.81%) Finance
2 603 (4.66%) Telecoms
3 602 (4.65%) Banking
4 490 (3.79%) Games
5 453 (3.50%) Electronics
6 415 (3.21%) Retail
7 346 (2.67%) Marketing
8 236 (1.82%) Front Office
9 182 (1.41%) Investment Banking
10 181 (1.40%) Manufacturing
11 172 (1.33%) Aerospace
12 171 (1.32%) Military
13 156 (1.21%) Automotive
14 141 (1.09%) Publishing
15 136 (1.05%) Advertising
15 136 (1.05%) Financial Institution
16 123 (0.95%) Legal
17 76 (0.59%) French Language
18 58 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
19 51 (0.39%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6595 (50.99%) Developer
2 5403 (41.77%) Software Engineer
3 1665 (12.87%) Software Developer
4 1514 (11.70%) Java Developer
5 1249 (9.66%) Senior Developer
6 1215 (9.39%) C# Developer
7 1073 (8.30%) .NET Developer
8 1034 (7.99%) Senior Software Engineer
9 678 (5.24%) C++ Software Engineer
10 676 (5.23%) C# .NET Developer
11 670 (5.18%) Programmer
12 631 (4.88%) C# Software Engineer
13 571 (4.41%) Java Software Engineer
14 539 (4.17%) Graduate
15 514 (3.97%) C++ Developer
16 460 (3.56%) .NET Software Engineer
17 432 (3.34%) Junior
18 429 (3.32%) Web Developer
19 399 (3.08%) Analyst
20 398 (3.08%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4495 (34.75%) .NET
2 2966 (22.93%) HTML
3 2273 (17.57%) CSS
4 2162 (16.71%) ASP.NET
5 1854 (14.33%) Web Services
6 1725 (13.34%) XML
7 1510 (11.67%) jQuery
8 1180 (9.12%) Spring
9 1106 (8.55%) WCF
10 1099 (8.50%) HTML5
11 1077 (8.33%) .NET Framework
12 1016 (7.85%) WPF
13 871 (6.73%) J2EE
14 764 (5.91%) ASP.NET MVC
15 721 (5.57%) Ajax
16 633 (4.89%) Hibernate
17 621 (4.80%) WinForms
18 597 (4.62%) SOAP
19 575 (4.45%) REST
20 523 (4.04%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3052 (23.59%) Computer Science
2 1270 (9.82%) Mathematics
3 655 (5.06%) Open Source
4 633 (4.89%) Mobile App
5 552 (4.27%) Enterprise Software
6 494 (3.82%) Physics
7 252 (1.95%) Embedded Systems
8 248 (1.92%) N-Tier
9 229 (1.77%) Hedge funds
10 213 (1.65%) Client/Server
11 186 (1.44%) Management Information System
12 174 (1.35%) Firmware
12 174 (1.35%) Device Driver
13 155 (1.20%) Blackberry
14 154 (1.19%) Digital Media
15 151 (1.17%) Visualisation
15 151 (1.17%) Derivative
16 150 (1.16%) Statistics
17 147 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 144 (1.11%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2385 (18.44%) Linux
2 2137 (16.52%) Windows
3 1319 (10.20%) UNIX
4 877 (6.78%) Android
5 803 (6.21%) Apple iOS
6 143 (1.11%) Solaris
7 135 (1.04%) Embedded Linux
8 112 (0.87%) Windows Phone
9 86 (0.66%) Mac OS X
10 74 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
11 72 (0.56%) Windows 8
11 72 (0.56%) AIX
12 61 (0.47%) HPUX
13 50 (0.39%) BlackBerry OS
14 42 (0.32%) Windows 7
15 41 (0.32%) VxWorks
16 35 (0.27%) CentOS
16 35 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
17 34 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 26 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3400 (26.29%) OO
2 2946 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
3 2319 (17.93%) TDD
4 1895 (14.65%) Scrum
5 1673 (12.93%) MVC
6 1179 (9.11%) Multithreading
7 1091 (8.43%) OOD
8 1003 (7.75%) OOP
9 934 (7.22%) Unit Testing
10 813 (6.29%) Continuous Integration
11 766 (5.92%) E-Commerce
12 749 (5.79%) Web Development
13 698 (5.40%) Project Management
14 662 (5.12%) UML
15 618 (4.78%) BDD
16 512 (3.96%) SOA
17 471 (3.64%) iOS Development
18 421 (3.25%) Android Development
19 364 (2.81%) Analytics
20 332 (2.57%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5365 (41.48%) C#
2 4702 (36.35%) Java
3 3981 (30.78%) C++
4 3770 (29.15%) SQL
5 3349 (25.89%) JavaScript
6 2137 (16.52%) C
7 1338 (10.34%) Python
8 957 (7.40%) PHP
9 712 (5.50%) Ruby
10 532 (4.11%) T-SQL
11 501 (3.87%) VB.NET
12 465 (3.59%) Perl
13 369 (2.85%) Scala
14 362 (2.80%) Objective-C
15 305 (2.36%) Embedded C
16 301 (2.33%) VB
17 238 (1.84%) Shell Script
18 208 (1.61%) PL/SQL
19 205 (1.58%) MATLAB
20 198 (1.53%) F#
Qualifications
1 4112 (31.79%) Degree
2 524 (4.05%) Security Cleared
3 358 (2.77%) PhD
4 164 (1.27%) SC Cleared
5 162 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 121 (0.94%) DV Cleared
7 83 (0.64%) MCP
8 76 (0.59%) ISEB
9 69 (0.53%) MCTS
10 64 (0.49%) MCPD
11 46 (0.36%) PMI Certification
12 44 (0.34%) HND
13 31 (0.24%) PMP
13 31 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 30 (0.23%) MCSE
15 28 (0.22%) Sun Certification
16 25 (0.19%) ISTQB
17 23 (0.18%) Postgraduate
18 22 (0.17%) OCPJP
19 14 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 799 (6.18%) QA
2 122 (0.94%) ISO 9001
3 59 (0.46%) IEC 61508
4 45 (0.35%) SLA
5 44 (0.34%) TickIT
6 31 (0.24%) DO-178B
7 29 (0.22%) DICOM
8 25 (0.19%) HL7
9 23 (0.18%) JTAG
10 16 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 14 (0.11%) ISO 9000
12 11 (0.085%) PCI DSS
13 8 (0.062%) WAI
14 4 (0.031%) GAMP
14 4 (0.031%) DO-254
14 4 (0.031%) Data Quality
14 4 (0.031%) Dublin Core
14 4 (0.031%) COBIT
15 3 (0.023%) ISO/IEC 7816
15 3 (0.023%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 78 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 67 (0.52%) Active Directory
3 23 (0.18%) Varnish
4 22 (0.17%) vSphere
5 19 (0.15%) vCloud
6 18 (0.14%) VMware ESX
7 17 (0.13%) NFS
8 16 (0.12%) Hyper-V
9 14 (0.11%) KVM
10 13 (0.10%) Xen
10 13 (0.10%) Terminal Services
11 6 (0.046%) VirtualBox
12 5 (0.039%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 4 (0.031%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (0.031%) Cygwin
13 4 (0.031%) Platform Symphony
14 3 (0.023%) Postfix
14 3 (0.023%) OpenSSH
14 3 (0.023%) XenServer
14 3 (0.023%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 160 (1.24%) Puppet
2 104 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
3 50 (0.39%) Vagrant
4 36 (0.28%) Nagios
5 21 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
6 14 (0.11%) NetBackup
6 14 (0.11%) ZABBIX
6 14 (0.11%) HAProxy
7 13 (0.10%) Ansible
8 12 (0.093%) SCCM
9 11 (0.085%) collectd
9 11 (0.085%) StatsD
10 10 (0.077%) Tivoli
10 10 (0.077%) Zenoss
11 8 (0.062%) OpenSSO
12 7 (0.054%) EMC NetWorker
12 7 (0.054%) CA SiteMinder
13 6 (0.046%) WMI
14 5 (0.039%) CFEngine
14 5 (0.039%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 1979 (15.30%) Microsoft
2 1491 (11.53%) Oracle
3 260 (2.01%) Google
4 248 (1.92%) JBoss
5 173 (1.34%) Facebook
6 159 (1.23%) Zend
7 154 (1.19%) IBM
8 142 (1.10%) TIBCO
9 130 (1.01%) hybris
10 115 (0.89%) SAP
11 111 (0.86%) VMware
12 106 (0.82%) Sybase
12 106 (0.82%) Adobe
13 101 (0.78%) Twitter
14 92 (0.71%) Perforce
15 87 (0.67%) Cisco
16 84 (0.65%) Sitecore
17 69 (0.53%) HP
17 69 (0.53%) Apple
18 60 (0.46%) Sun
London
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bath, Somerset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Dorchester, Dorset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £26000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £50000 per annum - +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Willenhall, West Midlands (County)
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Devon
Roc Search
Salary: £23000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Kind Consultancy
Salary: From £42,000 to £46,000 per annum Pension, Healthcare, progression
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Tom Tom
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Oxford Knight
Salary: £100k Base + Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
West Yorkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Newark, Nottinghamshire
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £35k + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum , DOE
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: £DOE + Package
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Bonus,Pay rise, Med Insurance
Posted: 12 hours ago