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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Development Engineer
Rank 798 896 917
Rank change year-on-year
+98 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 67 73 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.068% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.070% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 53 49 55
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £35,200 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £68,400 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%

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
86161 103624 111063
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.54% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 71560 86373 91858
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +63 58 £47,500 - 12
London +61 20 £55,000 -18.81% 3
South East +64 14 £47,500 - 2
Surrey +27 13 £47,500 - 1
Woking - 11 £47,500 - 1
Scotland +39 9 £35,000 -17.64%
Yorkshire +22 9 £55,000 +83.33% 1
Leeds - 9 £55,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 9 £55,000 - 1
East of England +25 8 £48,750 +21.87% 2
Cambridgeshire +12 8 £48,750 - 2
Cambridge +12 6 £47,500 -2.56% 1
Edinburgh +21 4 £40,000 -5.88%
Dundee - 4 £27,000 -
North West -18 3 £37,500 -31.81% 1
East Midlands +15 2 £30,000 -29.41% 1
Nottinghamshire +6 2 £30,000 -29.41%
Peterborough - 2 £50,000 - 1
Manchester - 2 £34,750 - 1
Berkshire +35 1 £37,500 -25.00%
Aberdeen - 1 £35,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £37,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £42,500 -
Gateshead - 1 £45,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £42,500 -
North East - 1 £45,000 -
Cheadle - 1 £27,000 -
Bracknell - 1 £37,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £45,000 -
Worcester - 1 £42,500 -

Software Development Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 74 (57.81%) Java
2 60 (46.88%) Software Engineering
3 49 (38.28%) JavaScript
4 44 (34.38%) SQL
4 44 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (28.13%) Degree
6 35 (27.34%) Web Services
7 34 (26.56%) Computer Science
8 32 (25.00%) C++
9 31 (24.22%) C#
9 31 (24.22%) Python
10 29 (22.66%) Scrum
11 26 (20.31%) Microsoft
11 26 (20.31%) Windows
11 26 (20.31%) Web Development
11 26 (20.31%) Security Cleared
12 25 (19.53%) OO
13 24 (18.75%) C
14 22 (17.19%) MS Excel
14 22 (17.19%) Selenium
15 21 (16.41%) TDD
16 20 (15.63%) Migration
16 20 (15.63%) NoSQL
17 19 (14.84%) Requirements Analysis
17 19 (14.84%) Configuration Management
17 19 (14.84%) .NET
18 18 (14.06%) XML
18 18 (14.06%) Active Directory
18 18 (14.06%) Microsoft Certification
18 18 (14.06%) GIS

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 10 (7.81%) ArcGIS
1 10 (7.81%) WebSphere
1 10 (7.81%) WebSphere Portal
2 6 (4.69%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.34%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.56%) IIS
4 2 (1.56%) JBoss
5 1 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 22 (17.19%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.81%) MS Office
2 10 (7.81%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (6.25%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.13%) SaaS
2 2 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.81%) Internet
2 4 (3.13%) HTTP
3 2 (1.56%) DNS
3 2 (1.56%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.78%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.78%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.63%) NoSQL
2 18 (14.06%) GIS
3 17 (13.28%) SQL Server
4 16 (12.50%) MySQL
5 15 (11.72%) MongoDB
6 12 (9.38%) Oracle Database
6 12 (9.38%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (7.81%) Oracle Database 10g
8 8 (6.25%) Big Data
8 8 (6.25%) Relational Database
9 6 (4.69%) Hadoop
10 4 (3.13%) RDBMS
11 3 (2.34%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (1.56%) Data Mining
12 2 (1.56%) JasperReports
13 1 (0.78%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.78%) MariaDB
13 1 (0.78%) Neo4j
13 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (17.19%) Selenium
2 18 (14.06%) Git (software)
3 14 (10.94%) Eclipse
4 10 (7.81%) ClearCase
5 9 (7.03%) Cucumber
5 9 (7.03%) Visual Studio
6 6 (4.69%) JIRA
6 6 (4.69%) Subversion
7 5 (3.91%) Jenkins
7 5 (3.91%) NUnit
7 5 (3.91%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (3.13%) JMeter
9 3 (2.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (2.34%) Capybara
9 3 (2.34%) JUnit
9 3 (2.34%) LoadRunner
9 3 (2.34%) SpecFlow
9 3 (2.34%) WATIR
10 2 (1.56%) WebDriver
10 2 (1.56%) YouTrack
General
1 11 (8.59%) Finance
2 7 (5.47%) Retail
3 6 (4.69%) Automotive
4 5 (3.91%) Banking
5 4 (3.13%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.13%) Legal
6 3 (2.34%) Advertising
6 3 (2.34%) Games
6 3 (2.34%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.34%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.56%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.56%) Front Office
7 2 (1.56%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.78%) Electronics
8 1 (0.78%) Marketing
8 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (27.34%) Web Services
2 19 (14.84%) .NET
3 18 (14.06%) XML
4 14 (10.94%) Ruby on Rails
5 13 (10.16%) J2EE
6 12 (9.38%) JSF
7 11 (8.59%) ASP.NET
8 10 (7.81%) .NET Framework
8 10 (7.81%) Dojo
8 10 (7.81%) GWT
8 10 (7.81%) WPF
9 9 (7.03%) CSS
9 9 (7.03%) HTML
10 8 (6.25%) jQuery
11 7 (5.47%) RESTful
12 5 (3.91%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (3.91%) REST
12 5 (3.91%) WCF
13 4 (3.13%) Ajax
13 4 (3.13%) cocos2d
Miscellaneous
1 34 (26.56%) Computer Science
2 9 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.47%) Algorithms
4 5 (3.91%) Visualisation
5 4 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.13%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (2.34%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (2.34%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.34%) User Experience
7 2 (1.56%) 3D Printing
7 2 (1.56%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.56%) Grid Computing
7 2 (1.56%) Life Science
7 2 (1.56%) Physics
8 1 (0.78%) Derivative
8 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.78%) Fintech
8 1 (0.78%) Neural Network
8 1 (0.78%) NHS
8 1 (0.78%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 26 (20.31%) Windows
2 18 (14.06%) Windows Server
3 16 (12.50%) Linux
3 16 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 16 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (4.69%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.13%) Android
6 3 (2.34%) Unix
7 2 (1.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (46.88%) Software Engineering
2 44 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (22.66%) Scrum
4 26 (20.31%) Web Development
5 25 (19.53%) OO
6 21 (16.41%) TDD
7 20 (15.63%) Migration
8 19 (14.84%) Configuration Management
8 19 (14.84%) Requirements Analysis
9 18 (14.06%) Data Migration
9 18 (14.06%) Image Processing
10 17 (13.28%) BDD
11 15 (11.72%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (10.94%) Technical Architecture
13 13 (10.16%) Machine Learning
13 13 (10.16%) Performance Testing
14 11 (8.59%) E-Commerce
15 10 (7.81%) Process Management
15 10 (7.81%) Web Application Development
16 9 (7.03%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 74 (57.81%) Java
2 49 (38.28%) JavaScript
3 44 (34.38%) SQL
4 32 (25.00%) C++
5 31 (24.22%) C#
5 31 (24.22%) Python
6 24 (18.75%) C
7 18 (14.06%) Ruby
8 10 (7.81%) PL/SQL
9 8 (6.25%) Objective-C
10 7 (5.47%) PHP
11 6 (4.69%) Perl
11 6 (4.69%) Scala
12 4 (3.13%) Bash Shell
12 4 (3.13%) Lua
12 4 (3.13%) PowerShell
13 3 (2.34%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.56%) Fortran
14 2 (1.56%) Tcl
14 2 (1.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (28.13%) Degree
2 26 (20.31%) Security Cleared
3 18 (14.06%) DV Cleared
3 18 (14.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (8.59%) ISTQB
4 11 (8.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.34%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.94%) QA
2 10 (7.81%) SDET
System Software
1 18 (14.06%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.56%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (0.78%) Control-M
1 1 (0.78%) Nagios
1 1 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (20.31%) Microsoft
2 17 (13.28%) Oracle
3 10 (7.81%) ESRI
3 10 (7.81%) Fujitsu
3 10 (7.81%) Google
3 10 (7.81%) Lumension
3 10 (7.81%) Sophos
4 5 (3.91%) Apple
5 4 (3.13%) Perforce
6 3 (2.34%) Cognizant
7 2 (1.56%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (1.56%) Sybase
8 1 (0.78%) Facebook
8 1 (0.78%) SAP
8 1 (0.78%) Solace
8 1 (0.78%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.78%) Wonderware
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum bonuses+excellent benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + an excellent benefits package
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
nGAGE Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life, Gym, + More
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester
ECOM
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £100000 - £130000 per annum + Company Bonus Scheme & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
JM
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + bonus, penison and shares
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £Competitive + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Red Bull Racing Ltd
Posted: 15 days ago
Derby
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago