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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Development Engineer
UK
Rank 750 860 887
Rank change year-on-year
+110 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 95 67 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.067% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.069% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 80 42 48
Median salary £45,000 £55,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £40,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £48,750 £41,250
% change year-on-year
-9.74% +18.18%

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
81089 96565 99662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67342 81085 82844
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 18 January 2017 within the UK.

Software Development Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Software Development Engineer
Top 28 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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +94 85 £47,500 -13.63% 14
East of England +50 26 £43,750 -10.25% 4
Cambridge +27 26 £43,750 -23.91% 3
Cambridgeshire +25 26 £43,750 -23.91% 4
London +41 20 £55,000 -19.11% 5
Leeds - 19 £55,000 - 2
West Yorkshire - 19 £55,000 - 2
Yorkshire - 19 £55,000 - 2
Scotland +36 10 £27,000 -36.47% 1
Surrey +43 9 £47,500 -
South East +40 9 £47,500 -
Woking - 6 £47,500 -
Dundee - 6 £27,000 -
West Midlands - 5 £42,500 - 1
Edinburgh +12 4 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Birmingham - 4 - -
City of London +20 3 £65,000 +18.18% 1
North East - 2 - -
South West - 2 £40,000 -
Bath - 2 £40,000 -
Somerset - 2 £40,000 -
North West -17 1 £27,000 -50.90% 1
East Midlands - 1 £30,000 - 1
Worcestershire - 1 £42,500 -
Worcester - 1 £42,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £30,000 - 1
Cheadle - 1 £27,000 -
Manchester - 1 £27,000 -

Software Development Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 94 (62.67%) Java
2 79 (52.67%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (40.67%) JavaScript
4 57 (38.00%) Software Engineering
4 57 (38.00%) Computer Science
5 53 (35.33%) SQL
6 43 (28.67%) QA
7 38 (25.33%) Selenium
7 38 (25.33%) Degree
8 37 (24.67%) MySQL
8 37 (24.67%) Linux
8 37 (24.67%) Python
9 35 (23.33%) Web Services
10 32 (21.33%) C#
10 32 (21.33%) BDD
11 29 (19.33%) TDD
12 28 (18.67%) Scrum
12 28 (18.67%) Continuous Improvement
13 24 (16.00%) Performance Testing
13 24 (16.00%) C++
13 24 (16.00%) Perl
14 23 (15.33%) C
15 22 (14.67%) Windows
15 22 (14.67%) Ruby
15 22 (14.67%) Bash Shell
16 19 (12.67%) Git (software)
16 19 (12.67%) NoSQL
16 19 (12.67%) Web Development
16 19 (12.67%) E-Commerce
16 19 (12.67%) Microsoft

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 (6.67%) ArcGIS
1 10 (6.67%) WebSphere
1 10 (6.67%) WebSphere Portal
2 4 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.33%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.33%) JBoss
4 1 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 16 (10.67%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.67%) MS Office
2 10 (6.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (5.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (2.67%) SaaS
2 2 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.67%) HTTP
2 2 (1.33%) DNS
2 2 (1.33%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.33%) Internet
3 1 (0.67%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.67%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (24.67%) MySQL
2 19 (12.67%) NoSQL
3 18 (12.00%) SQL Server
4 17 (11.33%) MongoDB
5 16 (10.67%) GIS
6 11 (7.33%) Oracle Database
6 11 (7.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (2.67%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (2.00%) Big Data
10 2 (1.33%) Data Mining
10 2 (1.33%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.67%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.67%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.67%) JasperReports
11 1 (0.67%) Redis
11 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 38 (25.33%) Selenium
2 19 (12.67%) Git (software)
3 10 (6.67%) ClearCase
3 10 (6.67%) Eclipse
4 9 (6.00%) Cucumber
5 6 (4.00%) JIRA
6 5 (3.33%) Jenkins
6 5 (3.33%) NUnit
6 5 (3.33%) Visual Studio
6 5 (3.33%) WebDriver
7 4 (2.67%) JMeter
8 3 (2.00%) Bundler
8 3 (2.00%) Capybara
8 3 (2.00%) Fiddler
8 3 (2.00%) JUnit
8 3 (2.00%) LoadRunner
8 3 (2.00%) SpecFlow
8 3 (2.00%) Subversion
8 3 (2.00%) WATIR
9 2 (1.33%) YouTrack
General
1 14 (9.33%) Retail
2 10 (6.67%) Finance
3 8 (5.33%) Automotive
4 7 (4.67%) Advertising
5 5 (3.33%) Banking
5 5 (3.33%) Games
6 4 (2.67%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.00%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.33%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.33%) Electronics
8 2 (1.33%) Front Office
8 2 (1.33%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (23.33%) Web Services
2 16 (10.67%) XML
3 15 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 13 (8.67%) RESTful
5 12 (8.00%) J2EE
5 12 (8.00%) JSF
6 11 (7.33%) .NET
7 10 (6.67%) Dojo
7 10 (6.67%) GWT
8 9 (6.00%) CSS
8 9 (6.00%) HTML
9 8 (5.33%) AngularJS
10 6 (4.00%) cocos2d
10 6 (4.00%) REST
11 5 (3.33%) .NET Framework
11 5 (3.33%) Gherkin
11 5 (3.33%) WPF
12 4 (2.67%) ASP.NET
12 4 (2.67%) HTML5
12 4 (2.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 57 (38.00%) Computer Science
2 18 (12.00%) Visualisation
3 7 (4.67%) Mathematics
4 6 (4.00%) Algorithms
4 6 (4.00%) Physics
5 5 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.67%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.67%) Mobile Banking
7 3 (2.00%) Blog
7 3 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.00%) Life Science
7 3 (2.00%) User Experience
8 2 (1.33%) 3D Printing
8 2 (1.33%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.33%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.67%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.67%) Derivative
9 1 (0.67%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 37 (24.67%) Linux
2 22 (14.67%) Windows
3 16 (10.67%) Windows Server
4 14 (9.33%) Windows 7
4 14 (9.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (4.67%) Android
5 7 (4.67%) Apple iOS
6 6 (4.00%) Unix
7 2 (1.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (52.67%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (38.00%) Software Engineering
3 32 (21.33%) BDD
4 29 (19.33%) TDD
5 28 (18.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 28 (18.67%) Scrum
6 24 (16.00%) Performance Testing
7 19 (12.67%) Configuration Management
7 19 (12.67%) E-Commerce
7 19 (12.67%) Web Development
8 17 (11.33%) Data Visualisation
9 16 (10.67%) Data Migration
9 16 (10.67%) Image Processing
9 16 (10.67%) Migration
9 16 (10.67%) Requirements Analysis
10 15 (10.00%) OO
10 15 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
11 13 (8.67%) Kanban
11 13 (8.67%) Manual Testing
11 13 (8.67%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 94 (62.67%) Java
2 61 (40.67%) JavaScript
3 53 (35.33%) SQL
4 37 (24.67%) Python
5 32 (21.33%) C#
6 24 (16.00%) C++
6 24 (16.00%) Perl
7 23 (15.33%) C
8 22 (14.67%) Bash Shell
8 22 (14.67%) Ruby
9 10 (6.67%) PL/SQL
10 6 (4.00%) Lua
10 6 (4.00%) Objective-C
11 4 (2.67%) PowerShell
12 3 (2.00%) PHP
12 3 (2.00%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.33%) Fortran
13 2 (1.33%) Go
13 2 (1.33%) Tcl
13 2 (1.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 38 (25.33%) Degree
2 18 (12.00%) Security Cleared
3 16 (10.67%) DV Cleared
3 16 (10.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (6.67%) ISTQB
4 10 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (28.67%) QA
2 15 (10.00%) SDET
System Software
1 16 (10.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (12.67%) Nagios
2 1 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (12.67%) Microsoft
2 17 (11.33%) Oracle
3 13 (8.67%) Sun
4 10 (6.67%) ESRI
4 10 (6.67%) Fujitsu
4 10 (6.67%) Google
4 10 (6.67%) Lumension
4 10 (6.67%) Sophos
5 8 (5.33%) Cognizant
6 6 (4.00%) Perforce
7 2 (1.33%) Sybase
8 1 (0.67%) Apple
8 1 (0.67%) Solace
8 1 (0.67%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.67%) Wonderware
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