The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Software Development Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Development Engineer
Rank 863 881 912
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 55 94 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.086% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.089% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 44 67 47
Median salary £43,750 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.45% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £39,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £57,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-26.08% +43.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
94461 105686 113159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.30% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79465 87260 92188
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Development Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Software Development Engineer in the job title.

Software Development Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Software Development Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Development Engineer within the UK.

Software Development Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Software Development Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Development Engineer over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 within the UK.

Software Development Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Software Development Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Development Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England +7 54 £45,000 -18.18% 2
London +16 19 £57,500 +4.54% 1
South East +24 16 £41,250 +0.60%
East of England +45 11 £47,500 +20.25%
Cambridgeshire +22 9 £47,500 -17.39%
Berkshire +5 8 £42,500 -
Cambridge +3 8 £47,500 -17.39%
Reading +9 7 £42,500 -
Basingstoke - 6 £34,750 -
Hampshire - 6 £34,750 -
North West +15 3 £42,500 +80.85%
South West +2 2 £46,250 -26.00%
West Yorkshire - 2 £40,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £40,000 -
Manchester - 2 £42,500 -
Leeds - 2 £40,000 -
Cheshire +34 1 £55,000 +134.04%
Surrey +24 1 £45,000 -10.00%
Scotland +12 1 £35,000 -12.50%
Bristol +11 1 £45,000 -32.07%
Norwich +4 1 - -
Gloucestershire +1 1 £47,500 +26.66%
Norfolk -6 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £41,500 -
West Lothian - 1 £35,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £70,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £41,500 -
Nottingham - 1 £41,500 -
Eastbourne - 1 £40,000 -
East Sussex - 1 £40,000 -

Software Development Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, Software Development Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Software Development Engineer in the job title.

1 69 (53.91%) Software Engineering
2 60 (46.88%) Java
3 41 (32.03%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (30.47%) C++
5 35 (27.34%) Degree
6 33 (25.78%) JavaScript
7 32 (25.00%) SQL
8 28 (21.88%) OO
9 27 (21.09%) Linux
10 26 (20.31%) C
10 26 (20.31%) Computer Science
11 25 (19.53%) C#
12 24 (18.75%) Web Services
12 24 (18.75%) Python
13 22 (17.19%) TDD
14 20 (15.63%) .NET
15 18 (14.06%) Finance
16 17 (13.28%) Scrum
16 17 (13.28%) Windows
17 15 (11.72%) Security Cleared
17 15 (11.72%) Continuous Integration
17 15 (11.72%) SDLC
18 14 (10.94%) XML
19 13 (10.16%) ASP.NET
19 13 (10.16%) HTML
19 13 (10.16%) Internet
20 12 (9.38%) Microsoft
20 12 (9.38%) jQuery
20 12 (9.38%) Git (software)
20 12 (9.38%) Machine Learning

Software Development Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 5 (3.91%) Apache Spark
2 3 (2.34%) IIS
3 2 (1.56%) CMS
3 2 (1.56%) JBoss
3 2 (1.56%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.78%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.78%) Drupal
4 1 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.78%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.78%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.56%) SaaS
2 1 (0.78%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.16%) Internet
2 2 (1.56%) CDMA
2 2 (1.56%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.56%) GSM
2 2 (1.56%) HTTP
2 2 (1.56%) LTE
2 2 (1.56%) RS-422
2 2 (1.56%) UMTS
3 1 (0.78%) Modbus
3 1 (0.78%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.03%) Big Data
1 9 (7.03%) NoSQL
2 8 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 8 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.69%) Hadoop
4 4 (3.13%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.34%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (2.34%) GIS
5 3 (2.34%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.56%) JasperReports
6 2 (1.56%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.56%) MySQL
6 2 (1.56%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.78%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.78%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.78%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (9.38%) Git (software)
2 11 (8.59%) Visual Studio
3 10 (7.81%) Cucumber
3 10 (7.81%) Selenium
4 9 (7.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (5.47%) Jenkins
5 7 (5.47%) WebDriver
6 6 (4.69%) Eclipse
6 6 (4.69%) Maven
7 5 (3.91%) NUnit
8 4 (3.13%) Rational Rhapsody
8 4 (3.13%) Subversion
8 4 (3.13%) TeamCity
9 3 (2.34%) JIRA
9 3 (2.34%) JUnit
10 2 (1.56%) Hudson
10 2 (1.56%) MSTest
10 2 (1.56%) NetBeans
10 2 (1.56%) SonarQube
10 2 (1.56%) SpecFlow
General
1 18 (14.06%) Finance
2 10 (7.81%) Telecoms
3 9 (7.03%) Electronics
3 9 (7.03%) Front Office
4 8 (6.25%) Games
5 7 (5.47%) Banking
5 7 (5.47%) Manufacturing
6 5 (3.91%) Investment Banking
7 4 (3.13%) Legal
7 4 (3.13%) Marketing
8 3 (2.34%) Advertising
8 3 (2.34%) Aerospace
8 3 (2.34%) Automotive
9 1 (0.78%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (18.75%) Web Services
2 20 (15.63%) .NET
3 14 (10.94%) XML
4 13 (10.16%) ASP.NET
4 13 (10.16%) HTML
5 12 (9.38%) jQuery
6 9 (7.03%) .NET Framework
6 9 (7.03%) HTML5
7 8 (6.25%) CSS
8 6 (4.69%) AngularJS
8 6 (4.69%) REST
8 6 (4.69%) WPF
9 5 (3.91%) OpenGL
9 5 (3.91%) Spring
9 5 (3.91%) XSLT
10 4 (3.13%) Node.js
10 4 (3.13%) WinForms
11 3 (2.34%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (2.34%) CSS3
11 3 (2.34%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 26 (20.31%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.47%) Visualisation
3 6 (4.69%) Algorithms
3 6 (4.69%) Derivative
3 6 (4.69%) Grid Computing
4 5 (3.91%) 3D Graphics
4 5 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.91%) Equity Derivative
4 5 (3.91%) Mathematics
4 5 (3.91%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.91%) Physics
5 4 (3.13%) Artificial Intelligence
5 4 (3.13%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.13%) Online Games
6 3 (2.34%) 3D Printing
6 3 (2.34%) Fintech
7 2 (1.56%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.56%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (1.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (21.09%) Linux
2 17 (13.28%) Windows
3 9 (7.03%) Unix
4 3 (2.34%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.34%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (53.91%) Software Engineering
2 41 (32.03%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (21.88%) OO
4 22 (17.19%) TDD
5 17 (13.28%) Scrum
6 15 (11.72%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (11.72%) SDLC
7 12 (9.38%) Machine Learning
8 11 (8.59%) Configuration Management
8 11 (8.59%) Unit Testing
8 11 (8.59%) Web Development
9 10 (7.81%) Migration
9 10 (7.81%) MVC
10 8 (6.25%) Automation Testing
10 8 (6.25%) DevOps
10 8 (6.25%) Multithreading
10 8 (6.25%) OOP
10 8 (6.25%) UML
11 7 (5.47%) BDD
11 7 (5.47%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 60 (46.88%) Java
2 39 (30.47%) C++
3 33 (25.78%) JavaScript
4 32 (25.00%) SQL
5 26 (20.31%) C
6 25 (19.53%) C#
7 24 (18.75%) Python
8 11 (8.59%) Perl
9 8 (6.25%) Bash Shell
9 8 (6.25%) PHP
9 8 (6.25%) Scala
10 6 (4.69%) MATLAB
11 5 (3.91%) VB.NET
12 4 (3.13%) Delphi
12 4 (3.13%) Objective-C
12 4 (3.13%) Shell Script
13 3 (2.34%) Fortran
13 3 (2.34%) Ruby
13 3 (2.34%) Tcl
14 2 (1.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 35 (27.34%) Degree
2 15 (11.72%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.69%) PhD
4 3 (2.34%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.78%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.47%) QA
2 2 (1.56%) SDET
3 1 (0.78%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (2.34%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.56%) Nagios
1 2 (1.56%) Puppet
2 1 (0.78%) Control-M
Vendors
1 12 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.47%) Oracle
3 5 (3.91%) IBM
4 4 (3.13%) Apple
4 4 (3.13%) SAP
5 3 (2.34%) Rally
6 2 (1.56%) DataSynapse
6 2 (1.56%) Facebook
6 2 (1.56%) Pega
6 2 (1.56%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.78%) Adobe
7 1 (0.78%) Google
7 1 (0.78%) Xamarin
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