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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
UK / England
Rank 23 26 41
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +15
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 5967 6664 5720
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 7.67% 7.15% 5.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.70% 8.15% 6.78%
Number of salaries quoted 5017 5771 4870
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
68565 81767 84400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.15% 87.70% 86.06%
Number of salaries quoted 56901 68765 70092
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +7 2350 £62,500 +4.16% 434
South East +3 1110 £47,000 +4.44% 180
East of England -1 609 £45,000 - 106
South West -1 568 £42,500 - 87
Yorkshire +5 405 £42,500 - 81
North West +9 390 £42,500 - 69
West Midlands +3 275 £42,500 +10.38% 49
East Midlands 0 236 £40,000 +6.66% 36
North East +8 45 £40,000 -5.88% 13
Midlands +12 5 £40,000 +33.33%
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 5985 (49.15%) Agile Software Development
2 4651 (38.20%) Java
3 3879 (31.86%) JavaScript
4 3849 (31.61%) C#
5 3248 (26.68%) Degree
6 3148 (25.85%) SQL
7 3109 (25.53%) C++
8 3081 (25.30%) .NET
9 3018 (24.79%) HTML
10 2455 (20.16%) CSS
11 2454 (20.15%) Computer Science
12 2443 (20.06%) TDD
13 2419 (19.87%) Finance
14 2415 (19.83%) Linux
15 2188 (17.97%) Python
16 2179 (17.90%) Scrum
17 1945 (15.97%) OO
18 1763 (14.48%) MVC
19 1728 (14.19%) SQL Server
20 1692 (13.90%) AngularJS
21 1617 (13.28%) C
22 1571 (12.90%) ASP.NET
23 1421 (11.67%) Continuous Integration
24 1386 (11.38%) Git (software)
25 1385 (11.37%) Web Services
26 1271 (10.44%) Windows
27 1244 (10.22%) HTML5
28 1156 (9.49%) jQuery
29 1152 (9.46%) Microsoft
30 1118 (9.18%) BDD

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
1 452 (3.71%) Elasticsearch
2 376 (3.09%) Apache Spark
3 293 (2.41%) Tomcat
4 272 (2.23%) Apache
5 252 (2.07%) JBoss
6 166 (1.36%) WebSphere
7 161 (1.32%) WebLogic
8 153 (1.26%) CMS
9 145 (1.19%) IIS
10 135 (1.11%) Apache Pig
11 130 (1.07%) Confluence
12 124 (1.02%) SharePoint
13 104 (0.85%) Apache Solr
14 81 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 78 (0.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 73 (0.60%) nginx
17 67 (0.55%) OpenStack
18 65 (0.53%) Umbraco
19 51 (0.42%) WordPress
20 47 (0.39%) Jetty
Applications
1 604 (4.96%) MS Excel
2 75 (0.62%) Photoshop
3 73 (0.60%) MS Office
4 27 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
5 25 (0.21%) Simulink
6 21 (0.17%) GNU Octave
6 21 (0.17%) MS Visio
6 21 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
7 18 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
8 16 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 10 (0.082%) InVision
9 10 (0.082%) MS Project
9 10 (0.082%) SOLIDWORKS
10 9 (0.074%) SPSS
11 7 (0.057%) MS PowerPoint
12 5 (0.041%) Stateflow
13 4 (0.033%) CATIA
13 4 (0.033%) Doxygen
14 3 (0.025%) AutoCAD
15 2 (0.016%) Maya
Business Applications
1 59 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 36 (0.30%) Visualfiles
3 35 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
4 25 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
5 23 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
6 19 (0.16%) Sentinel
7 16 (0.13%) Magento
8 15 (0.12%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 11 (0.090%) Summit
10 8 (0.066%) Oracle EBS
11 7 (0.057%) LabWindows
11 7 (0.057%) SAP CRM
12 6 (0.049%) Dynamics GP
13 5 (0.041%) Payment Gateway
14 4 (0.033%) ENOVIA
14 4 (0.033%) FLEXCUBE
14 4 (0.033%) Sage 200
14 4 (0.033%) Temenos T24
15 3 (0.025%) OpenText MBPM
15 3 (0.025%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1001 (8.22%) Amazon AWS
2 554 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 367 (3.01%) SaaS
4 236 (1.94%) GitHub
5 164 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
5 164 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
6 145 (1.19%) PaaS
7 106 (0.87%) IaaS
8 82 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
9 56 (0.46%) Office 365
10 52 (0.43%) Amazon S3
11 31 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
12 25 (0.21%) Adobe Analytics
13 24 (0.20%) G Suite
14 22 (0.18%) Slack
15 21 (0.17%) Heroku
16 17 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
16 17 (0.14%) CloudFront
17 15 (0.12%) iTunes
18 14 (0.11%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 362 (2.97%) TCP/IP
2 281 (2.31%) HTTP
3 233 (1.91%) Internet
4 145 (1.19%) Firewall
5 136 (1.12%) Wireless
6 105 (0.86%) Bluetooth
7 100 (0.82%) Ethernet
8 87 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
9 71 (0.58%) DNS
10 70 (0.57%) RS-485
11 63 (0.52%) RS-232
11 63 (0.52%) WAN
12 58 (0.48%) SSL
13 50 (0.41%) LDAP
14 44 (0.36%) LAN
15 42 (0.34%) HTTPS
16 40 (0.33%) Network Security
17 39 (0.32%) ZigBee
18 38 (0.31%) Intranet
19 35 (0.29%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1728 (14.19%) SQL Server
2 1072 (8.80%) MySQL
3 1018 (8.36%) NoSQL
4 843 (6.92%) MongoDB
5 789 (6.48%) Big Data
6 689 (5.66%) Relational Database
7 521 (4.28%) Hadoop
8 322 (2.64%) PostgreSQL
9 304 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
10 240 (1.97%) RDBMS
11 217 (1.78%) Redis
12 171 (1.40%) Oracle Database
13 164 (1.35%) Apache Hive
14 146 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 137 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
16 125 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
17 116 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
18 110 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 93 (0.76%) DB2
20 88 (0.72%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1386 (11.38%) Git (software)
2 808 (6.64%) Jenkins
3 598 (4.91%) Visual Studio
4 545 (4.48%) Subversion
5 495 (4.07%) Team Foundation Server
6 455 (3.74%) Selenium
7 452 (3.71%) JUnit
8 451 (3.70%) JIRA
9 399 (3.28%) Maven
10 267 (2.19%) Cucumber
11 239 (1.96%) TeamCity
12 211 (1.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 204 (1.68%) NUnit
14 167 (1.37%) Jasmine
15 160 (1.31%) Octopus Deploy
16 153 (1.26%) Eclipse
17 140 (1.15%) WebDriver
18 139 (1.14%) gulp
19 134 (1.10%) Grunt
20 123 (1.01%) Mercurial
General
1 2419 (19.87%) Finance
2 593 (4.87%) Retail
3 585 (4.80%) Banking
4 529 (4.34%) Telecoms
5 448 (3.68%) Games
6 433 (3.56%) Electronics
7 325 (2.67%) Marketing
8 261 (2.14%) Manufacturing
9 207 (1.70%) Automotive
10 155 (1.27%) Publishing
11 144 (1.18%) Advertising
12 119 (0.98%) Financial Institution
13 118 (0.97%) Aerospace
14 116 (0.95%) Front Office
15 112 (0.92%) Investment Banking
16 109 (0.90%) Military
17 99 (0.81%) Law
18 86 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
19 76 (0.62%) Back Office
20 75 (0.62%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5617 (46.13%) Developer
2 4555 (37.41%) Software Engineer
3 1549 (12.72%) Java Developer
4 1348 (11.07%) C# Developer
5 1296 (10.64%) .NET Developer
6 1213 (9.96%) Software Developer
7 1131 (9.29%) Java Engineer
8 1004 (8.25%) C# .NET Developer
9 1002 (8.23%) Senior Developer
10 962 (7.90%) Senior Software Engineer
11 935 (7.68%) Java Software Engineer
12 806 (6.62%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 745 (6.12%) C++ Software Engineer
14 730 (6.00%) C# Software Engineer
15 578 (4.75%) Embedded Engineer
16 570 (4.68%) .NET Software Engineer
17 545 (4.48%) C# Software Developer
18 505 (4.15%) Embedded Software Engineer
19 501 (4.11%) Graduate
20 498 (4.09%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3081 (25.30%) .NET
2 3018 (24.79%) HTML
3 2455 (20.16%) CSS
4 1692 (13.90%) AngularJS
5 1571 (12.90%) ASP.NET
6 1385 (11.37%) Web Services
7 1244 (10.22%) HTML5
8 1156 (9.49%) jQuery
9 1065 (8.75%) Node.js
10 1044 (8.57%) Spring
11 921 (7.56%) REST
12 906 (7.44%) XML
13 732 (6.01%) ASP.NET MVC
14 711 (5.84%) RESTful
15 683 (5.61%) CSS3
16 633 (5.20%) J2EE
17 579 (4.76%) WCF
18 541 (4.44%) React
19 536 (4.40%) .NET Framework
20 532 (4.37%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2454 (20.15%) Computer Science
2 870 (7.15%) Mathematics
3 781 (6.41%) Algorithms
4 698 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
5 488 (4.01%) User Experience
6 422 (3.47%) Physics
7 403 (3.31%) Mobile App
8 385 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
9 362 (2.97%) Data Structures
10 348 (2.86%) Fintech
11 285 (2.34%) Data Centre
12 281 (2.31%) Visualisation
13 255 (2.09%) Embedded Systems
14 208 (1.71%) Hedge funds
15 197 (1.62%) Management Information System
16 186 (1.53%) Client/Server
17 150 (1.23%) Artificial Intelligence
18 135 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 131 (1.08%) Device Driver
20 118 (0.97%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2415 (19.83%) Linux
2 1271 (10.44%) Windows
3 753 (6.18%) Unix
4 490 (4.02%) Android
5 428 (3.52%) Apple iOS
6 147 (1.21%) Embedded Linux
7 93 (0.76%) Windows Server
8 70 (0.57%) Mac OS X
9 62 (0.51%) CentOS
10 55 (0.45%) Ubuntu
11 47 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 36 (0.30%) VxWorks
13 35 (0.29%) Mac OS
14 30 (0.25%) Windows 7
15 28 (0.23%) Windows Phone
15 28 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
16 25 (0.21%) Windows 10
17 24 (0.20%) Windows CE
18 22 (0.18%) AIX
19 20 (0.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5985 (49.15%) Agile Software Development
2 2443 (20.06%) TDD
3 2179 (17.90%) Scrum
4 1945 (15.97%) OO
5 1763 (14.48%) MVC
6 1421 (11.67%) Continuous Integration
7 1118 (9.18%) BDD
8 1001 (8.22%) Multithreading
9 998 (8.20%) Web Development
10 948 (7.79%) SDLC
11 896 (7.36%) DevOps
12 884 (7.26%) Mentoring
13 882 (7.24%) Open Source
14 834 (6.85%) OOP
15 833 (6.84%) Microservices
16 801 (6.58%) E-Commerce
17 790 (6.49%) Unit Testing
18 621 (5.10%) Analytics
19 535 (4.39%) Front End Development
20 525 (4.31%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4651 (38.20%) Java
2 3879 (31.86%) JavaScript
3 3849 (31.61%) C#
4 3148 (25.85%) SQL
5 3109 (25.53%) C++
6 2188 (17.97%) Python
7 1617 (13.28%) C
8 810 (6.65%) PHP
9 758 (6.23%) Ruby
10 737 (6.05%) Scala
11 446 (3.66%) T-SQL
12 389 (3.19%) Perl
13 362 (2.97%) Embedded C
14 308 (2.53%) Bash Shell
15 273 (2.24%) Objective-C
15 273 (2.24%) PL/SQL
16 255 (2.09%) VB.NET
17 234 (1.92%) Go
18 232 (1.91%) TypeScript
19 226 (1.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3248 (26.68%) Degree
2 691 (5.68%) Security Cleared
3 318 (2.61%) PhD
4 294 (2.41%) DV Cleared
5 256 (2.10%) SC Cleared
6 129 (1.06%) PMI Certification
7 128 (1.05%) ISEB
8 123 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
9 122 (1.00%) PMP
10 84 (0.69%) ISTQB
11 68 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
12 65 (0.53%) CCNA
13 61 (0.50%) MCSE
14 60 (0.49%) CISSP
15 48 (0.39%) GIAC
15 48 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 47 (0.39%) SANS
17 46 (0.38%) Network+ Certification
18 43 (0.35%) Linux+ Certification
19 42 (0.34%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 697 (5.72%) QA
2 73 (0.60%) SDET
3 72 (0.59%) ISO 9001
4 63 (0.52%) MISRA
5 58 (0.48%) SLA
6 42 (0.34%) PCI DSS
7 34 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 28 (0.23%) Data Quality
9 20 (0.16%) JTAG
10 19 (0.16%) ISO13485
11 18 (0.15%) IEC 61508
12 16 (0.13%) GCP
12 16 (0.13%) MISRA C
13 15 (0.12%) DO-178B
14 14 (0.11%) MiFID
15 10 (0.082%) ISO 14001
16 9 (0.074%) DICOM
16 9 (0.074%) ISO26262
17 8 (0.066%) ISO 9000
17 8 (0.066%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 514 (4.22%) Docker
2 218 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 181 (1.49%) Firmware
4 126 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
5 64 (0.53%) Hyper-V
6 61 (0.50%) Active Directory
7 50 (0.41%) HDFS
8 36 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 31 (0.25%) NFS
10 26 (0.21%) vSphere
11 20 (0.16%) VirtualBox
12 17 (0.14%) VMware ESX
13 15 (0.12%) vCloud
13 15 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
14 14 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
15 12 (0.099%) KVM
16 11 (0.090%) Apache Flume
17 10 (0.082%) Varnish
18 8 (0.066%) Snort
18 8 (0.066%) Xen
Systems Management
1 290 (2.38%) Puppet
2 247 (2.03%) Ansible
3 236 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
4 134 (1.10%) Kubernetes
5 89 (0.73%) Terraform
6 75 (0.62%) Mesos
7 74 (0.61%) SCVMM
8 53 (0.44%) Grafana
9 46 (0.38%) Graphite
10 39 (0.32%) Nagios
11 31 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
12 23 (0.19%) rkt
13 22 (0.18%) Capistrano
13 22 (0.18%) Oozie
14 21 (0.17%) Kibana
14 21 (0.17%) Rancher
15 20 (0.16%) Control-M
16 18 (0.15%) Salt
17 17 (0.14%) logstash
17 17 (0.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1152 (9.46%) Microsoft
2 952 (7.82%) Oracle
3 284 (2.33%) VMware
4 246 (2.02%) Google
5 211 (1.73%) IBM
6 158 (1.30%) SAP
7 150 (1.23%) HP
8 149 (1.22%) Cisco
9 144 (1.18%) Adobe
10 108 (0.89%) CheckPoint
10 108 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
11 106 (0.87%) Atlassian
12 97 (0.80%) Red Hat
13 91 (0.75%) EMC
14 72 (0.59%) Juniper
15 69 (0.57%) Zend
16 63 (0.52%) Sophos
17 59 (0.48%) BMC
17 59 (0.48%) Citrix
18 58 (0.48%) NetApp
City, London
Talent International
Posted: 14 hours ago
Frome, Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000-65,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 45-55k
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum £20,000 - £25,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Competitive salary & package
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salt
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 60,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
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CPS Group UK
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + pension + flexible hours
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £110k + bonus + profit sharing
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + pension, health, 25 days' + BH, ch
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Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Comprehensive Benefits Package
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
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Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Varied role, progression
Posted: Yesterday