The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 18 26 11
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 28 19 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 8.14% 5.31% 11.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.48% 5.65% 12.20%
Number of salaries quoted 26 12 55
Average salary £46,250 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.62% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Software Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Middlesex region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
330 336 451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 95.93% 93.85% 97.41%
Number of salaries quoted 230 216 397
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Middlesex region.

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Middlesex

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex region that cited Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 57 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 51 (89.47%) C++
3 50 (87.72%) Security Cleared
4 43 (75.44%) OO
5 42 (73.68%) Military
6 39 (68.42%) OOD
7 38 (66.67%) TCP/IP
8 34 (59.65%) Degree
9 31 (54.39%) C
10 28 (49.12%) HTTP
11 26 (45.61%) Java
12 25 (43.86%) Requirements Analysis
13 22 (38.60%) Computer Science
13 22 (38.60%) Configuration Management
13 22 (38.60%) C#
13 22 (38.60%) UML
13 22 (38.60%) Multithreading
14 21 (36.84%) Rational Rhapsody
14 21 (36.84%) Embedded Software Development
14 21 (36.84%) Linux
14 21 (36.84%) ClearCase
14 21 (36.84%) Subversion
15 20 (35.09%) Embedded Systems
16 17 (29.82%) OOP
17 13 (22.81%) Electronics
18 12 (21.05%) Windows
18 12 (21.05%) .NET
19 10 (17.54%) STL
19 10 (17.54%) Threading Building Blocks
20 8 (14.04%) Aerospace

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex region that cited Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 38 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 28 (49.12%) HTTP
3 4 (7.02%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (7.02%) RDBMS
1 4 (7.02%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (36.84%) Rational Rhapsody
1 21 (36.84%) ClearCase
1 21 (36.84%) Subversion
2 1 (1.75%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.75%) Xcode
General
1 42 (73.68%) Military
2 13 (22.81%) Electronics
3 8 (14.04%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.75%) French Language
4 1 (1.75%) German Language
4 1 (1.75%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.75%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.05%) .NET
2 10 (17.54%) STL
2 10 (17.54%) Threading Building Blocks
3 5 (8.77%) Web Services
4 2 (3.51%) REST
4 2 (3.51%) SOAP
5 1 (1.75%) ActiveX
5 1 (1.75%) WSDL
5 1 (1.75%) XML
5 1 (1.75%) MFC
5 1 (1.75%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.75%) JSON
5 1 (1.75%) Core Animation
Miscellaneous
1 22 (38.60%) Computer Science
2 20 (35.09%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.75%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.75%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.75%) Handset
3 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.75%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 21 (36.84%) Linux
2 12 (21.05%) Windows
3 4 (7.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.51%) Android
4 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 43 (75.44%) OO
3 39 (68.42%) OOD
4 25 (43.86%) Requirements Analysis
5 22 (38.60%) Configuration Management
5 22 (38.60%) UML
5 22 (38.60%) Multithreading
6 21 (36.84%) Embedded Software Development
7 17 (29.82%) OOP
8 4 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (7.02%) Signal Processing
9 1 (1.75%) Project Planning
9 1 (1.75%) Unit Testing
9 1 (1.75%) Service Management
9 1 (1.75%) ITSM
9 1 (1.75%) System Testing
9 1 (1.75%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (89.47%) C++
2 31 (54.39%) C
3 26 (45.61%) Java
4 22 (38.60%) C#
5 8 (14.04%) Embedded C
6 7 (12.28%) MATLAB
7 5 (8.77%) SQL
8 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.75%) VC++
9 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.75%) Perl
9 1 (1.75%) PHP
9 1 (1.75%) Ruby
9 1 (1.75%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.75%) C-shell
9 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 50 (87.72%) Security Cleared
2 34 (59.65%) Degree
3 4 (7.02%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (8.77%) Oracle
2 4 (7.02%) SAP
2 4 (7.02%) Cognos
2 4 (7.02%) Business Objects
3 1 (1.75%) Citrix
3 1 (1.75%) VMware
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