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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 39 34 35
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 5879 6498 6106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.83% 6.19% 6.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.00% 7.51% 7.49%
Number of salaries quoted 5107 5693 5305
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 £28,500
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
83930 86551 81543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 83.17% 82.40% 80.28%
Number of salaries quoted 68758 70082 68019
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -6 1982 £55,000 - 319
South East -2 1507 £42,500 -5.55% 281
East of England 0 651 £42,500 - 125
South West -4 569 £40,000 +6.66% 135
Yorkshire +8 351 £40,000 - 54
North West -4 325 £40,000 +6.66% 48
West Midlands +13 272 £40,000 +5.26% 32
East Midlands -7 209 £40,000 +6.66% 53
North East -16 44 £40,000 -10.11% 8
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 4901 (41.58%) Agile Software Development
2 4844 (41.09%) C#
3 4286 (36.36%) Java
4 4090 (34.70%) Degree
5 4060 (34.44%) .NET
6 3721 (31.57%) JavaScript
7 3425 (29.05%) SQL
8 3365 (28.55%) C++
9 2983 (25.31%) HTML
10 2756 (23.38%) Computer Science
11 2673 (22.68%) OO
12 2363 (20.05%) SQL Server
13 2331 (19.77%) Linux
14 2310 (19.60%) CSS
15 2251 (19.10%) ASP.NET
16 2116 (17.95%) MVC
17 2074 (17.59%) Finance
18 2038 (17.29%) TDD
19 1842 (15.63%) XML
20 1768 (15.00%) Windows
21 1757 (14.90%) C
22 1619 (13.73%) Scrum
23 1616 (13.71%) Web Services
24 1571 (13.33%) Microsoft
25 1544 (13.10%) jQuery
26 1477 (12.53%) Python
27 1320 (11.20%) Oracle
28 1147 (9.73%) HTML5
29 1140 (9.67%) Spring
30 1008 (8.55%) UNIX

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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
1 432 (3.66%) Node.js
2 406 (3.44%) Tomcat
3 392 (3.33%) Apache
4 236 (2.00%) IIS
5 235 (1.99%) SharePoint
6 218 (1.85%) JBoss
7 215 (1.82%) CMS
8 199 (1.69%) WebLogic
9 197 (1.67%) WebSphere
10 102 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
11 87 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
12 82 (0.70%) Confluence
13 77 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
14 71 (0.60%) nginx
15 70 (0.59%) Apache Solr
16 64 (0.54%) Drupal
17 53 (0.45%) Umbraco
17 53 (0.45%) OpenStack
18 52 (0.44%) MQSeries
19 47 (0.40%) GlassFish
Applications
1 848 (7.19%) MS Excel
2 116 (0.98%) MS Office
3 83 (0.70%) Photoshop
4 68 (0.58%) Simulink
5 44 (0.37%) MS Visio
6 38 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
7 32 (0.27%) TargetLink
8 27 (0.23%) MS Project
9 23 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
10 19 (0.16%) Mingle
11 12 (0.10%) InfoPath
11 12 (0.10%) Fireworks
12 11 (0.093%) AutoCAD
12 11 (0.093%) Spreadsheet
13 8 (0.068%) Stateflow
14 7 (0.059%) GNU Octave
15 6 (0.051%) Mathematica
16 5 (0.042%) Maya
16 5 (0.042%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 4 (0.034%) Blender
Business Applications
1 90 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
3 24 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
4 20 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 16 (0.14%) Google Analytics
6 9 (0.076%) Magento
7 7 (0.059%) Oracle Applications
8 6 (0.051%) SAP PM
9 5 (0.042%) Oracle 11i
9 5 (0.042%) RMDS
9 5 (0.042%) SAP MRS
9 5 (0.042%) IntelliMatch
10 4 (0.034%) Fredhopper
10 4 (0.034%) Oracle EBS
10 4 (0.034%) Visualfiles
10 4 (0.034%) Sophis RISQUE
10 4 (0.034%) LabWindows
11 3 (0.025%) Tridion
11 3 (0.025%) Dynamics NAV
12 2 (0.017%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 296 (2.51%) SaaS
2 252 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 168 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
4 131 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
5 94 (0.80%) GitHub
6 51 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
7 42 (0.36%) PaaS
8 32 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
9 30 (0.25%) Amazon S3
10 22 (0.19%) IaaS
11 18 (0.15%) Force.com
11 18 (0.15%) Google App Engine
12 10 (0.085%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 8 (0.068%) AWS OpsWorks
13 8 (0.068%) AWS CloudFormation
14 7 (0.059%) HP Helion
15 6 (0.051%) Amazon SQS
15 6 (0.051%) Google Apps
16 5 (0.042%) Office 365
16 5 (0.042%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 362 (3.07%) TCP/IP
2 322 (2.73%) Internet
3 287 (2.43%) HTTP
4 138 (1.17%) Ethernet
5 133 (1.13%) Wireless
6 70 (0.59%) Firewall
7 51 (0.43%) LDAP
8 42 (0.36%) GSM
9 41 (0.35%) SSL
10 40 (0.34%) Bluetooth
11 38 (0.32%) DNS
12 37 (0.31%) VoIP
13 34 (0.29%) SNMP
13 34 (0.29%) ZigBee
14 30 (0.25%) Profibus
14 30 (0.25%) Broadband
15 29 (0.25%) Network Security
16 27 (0.23%) Modbus
16 27 (0.23%) RTP
17 26 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2363 (20.05%) SQL Server
2 946 (8.03%) MySQL
3 728 (6.18%) Relational Database
4 476 (4.04%) NoSQL
5 429 (3.64%) MongoDB
6 402 (3.41%) RDBMS
7 392 (3.33%) Big Data
8 360 (3.05%) SQL Server 2008
9 245 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
10 210 (1.78%) Hadoop
11 192 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
12 161 (1.37%) Oracle Database
13 133 (1.13%) Redis
14 128 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 107 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 103 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
17 91 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
18 63 (0.53%) DB2
19 61 (0.52%) RavenDB
20 58 (0.49%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 923 (7.83%) Git (software)
2 815 (6.91%) Visual Studio
3 638 (5.41%) Subversion
4 443 (3.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 405 (3.44%) Maven
6 392 (3.33%) Eclipse
7 380 (3.22%) JUnit
8 364 (3.09%) Selenium
9 362 (3.07%) Jenkins
10 339 (2.88%) JIRA
11 316 (2.68%) NUnit
12 153 (1.30%) TeamCity
13 150 (1.27%) Ant
14 148 (1.26%) Cucumber
15 107 (0.91%) Rational DOORS
16 106 (0.90%) Jasmine
17 104 (0.88%) WebDriver
18 93 (0.79%) Moq
19 91 (0.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
20 89 (0.76%) Bugzilla
General
1 2074 (17.59%) Finance
2 509 (4.32%) Telecoms
3 432 (3.66%) Retail
4 422 (3.58%) Banking
5 404 (3.43%) Electronics
6 379 (3.22%) Marketing
7 309 (2.62%) Games
8 207 (1.76%) Automotive
9 204 (1.73%) Aerospace
10 196 (1.66%) Manufacturing
11 164 (1.39%) Financial Institution
12 149 (1.26%) Front Office
13 115 (0.98%) Advertising
14 111 (0.94%) Back Office
15 98 (0.83%) Military
16 73 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
17 61 (0.52%) Legal
17 61 (0.52%) Investment Banking
18 57 (0.48%) Law
19 55 (0.47%) French Language
Job Titles
1 5826 (49.42%) Developer
2 4736 (40.18%) Software Engineer
3 1483 (12.58%) Software Developer
4 1255 (10.65%) Java Developer
5 1219 (10.34%) C# Developer
6 1067 (9.05%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1030 (8.74%) Senior Developer
8 892 (7.57%) .NET Developer
9 708 (6.01%) C# .NET Developer
10 587 (4.98%) Graduate
11 500 (4.24%) Junior
12 489 (4.15%) Programmer
13 476 (4.04%) C# Software Engineer
14 468 (3.97%) C++ Software Engineer
15 467 (3.96%) C++ Developer
16 434 (3.68%) Embedded Software Engineer
17 401 (3.40%) Web Developer
18 397 (3.37%) Java Software Engineer
19 394 (3.34%) Architect
20 348 (2.95%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4060 (34.44%) .NET
2 2983 (25.31%) HTML
3 2310 (19.60%) CSS
4 2251 (19.10%) ASP.NET
5 1842 (15.63%) XML
6 1616 (13.71%) Web Services
7 1544 (13.10%) jQuery
8 1147 (9.73%) HTML5
9 1140 (9.67%) Spring
10 1008 (8.55%) ASP.NET MVC
11 906 (7.69%) J2EE
12 810 (6.87%) WCF
13 799 (6.78%) Ajax
14 769 (6.52%) .NET Framework
15 748 (6.35%) WPF
16 732 (6.21%) AngularJS
17 604 (5.12%) REST
18 597 (5.06%) JSON
19 592 (5.02%) SOAP
20 526 (4.46%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2756 (23.38%) Computer Science
2 892 (7.57%) Mathematics
3 878 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
4 784 (6.65%) Open Source
5 679 (5.76%) Algorithms
6 487 (4.13%) User Experience
7 444 (3.77%) Mobile App
8 432 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
9 322 (2.73%) Embedded Systems
10 319 (2.71%) Physics
11 282 (2.39%) Visualisation
12 277 (2.35%) Data Structures
13 190 (1.61%) Client/Server
14 184 (1.56%) Hedge funds
15 176 (1.49%) Management Information System
16 147 (1.25%) Device Driver
17 116 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 116 (0.98%) Blog
18 110 (0.93%) N-Tier
18 110 (0.93%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2331 (19.77%) Linux
2 1768 (15.00%) Windows
3 1008 (8.55%) UNIX
4 685 (5.81%) Android
5 544 (4.61%) Apple iOS
6 95 (0.81%) Embedded Linux
7 90 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 87 (0.74%) Solaris
9 81 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 61 (0.52%) Mac OS X
11 57 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
12 52 (0.44%) CentOS
13 49 (0.42%) Windows 7
14 48 (0.41%) VxWorks
15 46 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
16 45 (0.38%) Ubuntu
17 38 (0.32%) HPUX
18 37 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
19 36 (0.31%) AIX
20 29 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 4901 (41.58%) Agile Software Development
2 2673 (22.68%) OO
3 2116 (17.95%) MVC
4 2038 (17.29%) TDD
5 1619 (13.73%) Scrum
6 977 (8.29%) Continuous Integration
7 906 (7.69%) Unit Testing
8 876 (7.43%) Multithreading
9 851 (7.22%) OOD
10 849 (7.20%) OOP
11 807 (6.85%) UML
12 731 (6.20%) Web Development
13 728 (6.18%) E-Commerce
14 726 (6.16%) BDD
15 601 (5.10%) Mentoring
16 557 (4.73%) Project Management
17 471 (4.00%) SOA
18 435 (3.69%) Analytics
19 375 (3.18%) Test Automation
20 301 (2.55%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 4844 (41.09%) C#
2 4286 (36.36%) Java
3 3721 (31.57%) JavaScript
4 3425 (29.05%) SQL
5 3365 (28.55%) C++
6 1757 (14.90%) C
7 1477 (12.53%) Python
8 882 (7.48%) PHP
9 586 (4.97%) Ruby
10 548 (4.65%) VB.NET
11 479 (4.06%) T-SQL
12 385 (3.27%) Perl
13 364 (3.09%) Embedded C
14 281 (2.38%) VB
15 264 (2.24%) Scala
16 263 (2.23%) Embedded C++
17 256 (2.17%) PL/SQL
18 243 (2.06%) Objective-C
19 201 (1.71%) MATLAB
20 151 (1.28%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4090 (34.70%) Degree
2 495 (4.20%) Security Cleared
3 355 (3.01%) PhD
4 296 (2.51%) SC Cleared
5 155 (1.31%) DV Cleared
6 123 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
7 80 (0.68%) ISEB
8 56 (0.48%) Sun Certification
9 46 (0.39%) HND
10 42 (0.36%) ISTQB
11 40 (0.34%) PMI Certification
12 37 (0.31%) OCPJP
13 33 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
14 30 (0.25%) MCSD
14 30 (0.25%) PMP
15 29 (0.25%) MCTS
16 23 (0.20%) Postgraduate
17 19 (0.16%) MCSE
17 19 (0.16%) OCMJD
17 19 (0.16%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 720 (6.11%) QA
2 130 (1.10%) ISO 9001
3 62 (0.53%) PCI DSS
4 47 (0.40%) DO-178B
5 42 (0.36%) JTAG
6 34 (0.29%) SLA
7 23 (0.20%) IEC 61508
8 21 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 16 (0.14%) ISO 9000
10 15 (0.13%) WCAG
11 14 (0.12%) JSP 440
11 14 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
12 12 (0.10%) EMIR
13 11 (0.093%) DO-254
14 7 (0.059%) TickIT
15 6 (0.051%) Data Quality
16 5 (0.042%) ISO 8583
16 5 (0.042%) DICOM
17 4 (0.034%) WAI
17 4 (0.034%) GAMP
System Software
1 247 (2.10%) Firmware
2 78 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (0.57%) Hyper-V
4 62 (0.53%) Active Directory
5 50 (0.42%) Varnish
6 45 (0.38%) Docker
7 21 (0.18%) KVM
7 21 (0.18%) Xen
8 18 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
9 13 (0.11%) HDFS
10 11 (0.093%) NFS
11 10 (0.085%) XenServer
11 10 (0.085%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 9 (0.076%) QEMU
12 9 (0.076%) LXC
13 8 (0.068%) Squid
14 7 (0.059%) vSphere
14 7 (0.059%) qmail
15 6 (0.051%) iptables
16 5 (0.042%) IMail Server
Systems Management
1 170 (1.44%) Puppet
2 165 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
3 55 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
4 54 (0.46%) Nagios
5 48 (0.41%) Ansible
6 30 (0.25%) Vagrant
7 14 (0.12%) Salt
7 14 (0.12%) OpenNMS
8 10 (0.085%) Capistrano
9 8 (0.068%) yum
9 8 (0.068%) Zenoss
9 8 (0.068%) MOM
9 8 (0.068%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 8 (0.068%) Kubernetes
10 6 (0.051%) OPNET
10 6 (0.051%) ZABBIX
10 6 (0.051%) OpenAM
11 5 (0.042%) logstash
11 5 (0.042%) HAProxy
11 5 (0.042%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1571 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 1320 (11.20%) Oracle
3 250 (2.12%) Google
4 147 (1.25%) IBM
5 112 (0.95%) Red Hat
5 112 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
6 108 (0.92%) VMware
7 105 (0.89%) Sybase
8 82 (0.70%) Sun
8 82 (0.70%) Sitecore
9 81 (0.69%) SAP
10 80 (0.68%) hybris
11 76 (0.64%) Zend
12 69 (0.59%) Facebook
12 69 (0.59%) Twitter
13 68 (0.58%) Apple
14 54 (0.46%) TIBCO
14 54 (0.46%) Adobe
15 52 (0.44%) Perforce
16 51 (0.43%) TOWER Software
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Health and Social Care Information Centre
Salary: From £39,239 to £47,088 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £30k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Guildford, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £33k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hertfordshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + bonus, shares
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £competitive + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Somerset
UKHO
Posted: 4 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Share options, pension
Posted: 4 hours ago