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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 12 23 22
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 35 19 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 11.48% 6.51% 6.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.11% 7.01% 7.01%
Number of salaries quoted 32 16 26
Average salary £42,500 £51,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.07% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £62,500 £53,750
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
289 271 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 94.75% 92.81% 97.47%
Number of salaries quoted 208 204 336
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 63 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 52 (82.54%) C++
3 50 (79.37%) Security Cleared
4 41 (65.08%) OO
5 40 (63.49%) Military
6 38 (60.32%) Degree
7 37 (58.73%) OOD
8 36 (57.14%) TCP/IP
9 34 (53.97%) C
10 30 (47.62%) HTTP
11 27 (42.86%) Java
11 27 (42.86%) Requirements Analysis
12 22 (34.92%) Computer Science
12 22 (34.92%) Embedded Software Development
12 22 (34.92%) C#
12 22 (34.92%) Linux
12 22 (34.92%) Configuration Management
13 21 (33.33%) Subversion
13 21 (33.33%) ClearCase
14 20 (31.75%) UML
15 19 (30.16%) Multithreading
15 19 (30.16%) Rational Rhapsody
15 19 (30.16%) Embedded Systems
16 17 (26.98%) Electronics
17 15 (23.81%) OOP
17 15 (23.81%) Windows
18 14 (22.22%) .NET
19 13 (20.63%) Embedded C
20 10 (15.87%) Aerospace
21 9 (14.29%) SQL

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (4.76%) Tomcat
1 3 (4.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 36 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 30 (47.62%) HTTP
3 6 (9.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.52%) RDBMS
1 6 (9.52%) BusinessObjects
1 6 (9.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (33.33%) ClearCase
1 21 (33.33%) Subversion
2 19 (30.16%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.59%) Xcode
3 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 40 (63.49%) Military
2 17 (26.98%) Electronics
3 10 (15.87%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.59%) French Language
4 1 (1.59%) German Language
4 1 (1.59%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.59%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.22%) .NET
2 7 (11.11%) STL
2 7 (11.11%) Threading Building Blocks
3 6 (9.52%) Web Services
4 3 (4.76%) Struts
4 3 (4.76%) J2EE
4 3 (4.76%) JSP
4 3 (4.76%) Hibernate
4 3 (4.76%) Spring
4 3 (4.76%) JSF
4 3 (4.76%) J2SE
4 3 (4.76%) SonicMQ
4 3 (4.76%) iBATIS
4 3 (4.76%) HTML
4 3 (4.76%) MyBatis
5 1 (1.59%) OpenCV
5 1 (1.59%) OpenCL
5 1 (1.59%) DirectCompute
5 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.59%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (34.92%) Computer Science
2 19 (30.16%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.17%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.59%) Animation
5 1 (1.59%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.59%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.59%) Handset
5 1 (1.59%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.59%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 22 (34.92%) Linux
2 15 (23.81%) Windows
3 4 (6.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.76%) Windows CE
5 2 (3.17%) Android
6 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.59%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.59%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 41 (65.08%) OO
3 37 (58.73%) OOD
4 27 (42.86%) Requirements Analysis
5 22 (34.92%) Embedded Software Development
5 22 (34.92%) Configuration Management
6 20 (31.75%) UML
7 19 (30.16%) Multithreading
8 15 (23.81%) OOP
9 6 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (9.52%) People Management
10 4 (6.35%) Unit Testing
10 4 (6.35%) Signal Processing
11 3 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (3.17%) Software Testing
13 1 (1.59%) Probability Theory
13 1 (1.59%) System Testing
13 1 (1.59%) Memory Management
13 1 (1.59%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 52 (82.54%) C++
2 34 (53.97%) C
3 27 (42.86%) Java
4 22 (34.92%) C#
5 13 (20.63%) Embedded C
6 9 (14.29%) SQL
7 8 (12.70%) MATLAB
8 4 (6.35%) JavaScript
9 3 (4.76%) Embedded C++
10 2 (3.17%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.59%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.59%) Ruby
11 1 (1.59%) C-shell
11 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.59%) Perl
11 1 (1.59%) PHP
11 1 (1.59%) VC++
Qualifications
1 50 (79.37%) Security Cleared
2 38 (60.32%) Degree
3 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (9.52%) Oracle
1 6 (9.52%) Business Objects
1 6 (9.52%) SAP
1 6 (9.52%) Cognos
2 3 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.76%) JBoss
3 1 (1.59%) Citrix
3 1 (1.59%) VMware
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