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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Development Engineer
Rank 852 906 898
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 60 69 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.063% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.066% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 38 57 57
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,050 £30,650 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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
91719 105001 110310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.26% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76765 87557 89208
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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +56 60 £47,500 -5.00% 14
London +49 25 £55,000 - 3
South East +36 15 £45,000 +18.42% 2
East of England +29 12 £47,500 -2.56% 8
Cambridgeshire +17 11 £47,500 -2.56% 8
Surrey +36 8 £47,500 +22.58% 1
Cambridge +8 8 £47,500 -2.56% 3
Woking - 8 £47,500 - 1
North West +10 6 £42,500 +80.85%
Berkshire +13 4 £42,500 -15.00%
Reading +26 3 £42,500 -
Manchester - 3 £42,500 -
Cheshire +29 2 £52,500 +123.40%
Hampshire +7 2 £35,000 -7.89% 1
Basingstoke - 2 £35,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +3 1 £36,000 -2.04%
North East +1 1 £45,000 -21.73%
Tyne and Wear 0 1 £45,000 -21.73%
Wokingham -10 1 £42,500 -15.00%
South West -10 1 £39,000 +20.00%
Devon - 1 £39,000 -
Gateshead - 1 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £70,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £37,500 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £70,000 -
Crewe - 1 £50,000 -
Exeter - 1 £39,000 -
Peterborough - 1 £50,000 - 5
Hounslow - 1 £50,000 -
City of London - 1 £55,000 -

Software Development Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 58 (53.21%) Java
2 52 (47.71%) Software Engineering
3 39 (35.78%) JavaScript
4 37 (33.94%) SQL
5 28 (25.69%) C++
5 28 (25.69%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (24.77%) OO
7 26 (23.85%) C#
7 26 (23.85%) Web Services
8 24 (22.02%) Degree
9 22 (20.18%) Security Cleared
10 21 (19.27%) Computer Science
11 20 (18.35%) C
11 20 (18.35%) Windows
12 19 (17.43%) Microsoft
13 18 (16.51%) Python
13 18 (16.51%) Web Development
14 17 (15.60%) .NET
14 17 (15.60%) Scrum
15 16 (14.68%) MS Excel
15 16 (14.68%) Linux
16 15 (13.76%) Migration
16 15 (13.76%) Machine Learning
17 14 (12.84%) Finance
17 14 (12.84%) TDD
18 13 (11.93%) Internet
18 13 (11.93%) NoSQL
19 12 (11.01%) Configuration Management
19 12 (11.01%) XML
19 12 (11.01%) Git (software)

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 6 (5.50%) Apache Spark
2 3 (2.75%) ArcGIS
2 3 (2.75%) IIS
2 3 (2.75%) JBoss
2 3 (2.75%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.75%) WebSphere Portal
3 2 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 16 (14.68%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.67%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.92%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.93%) Internet
2 1 (0.92%) HTTP
2 1 (0.92%) PuTTY
2 1 (0.92%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.93%) NoSQL
2 11 (10.09%) GIS
3 9 (8.26%) MongoDB
4 8 (7.34%) Big Data
4 8 (7.34%) MySQL
4 8 (7.34%) Relational Database
5 7 (6.42%) Hadoop
5 7 (6.42%) SQL Server
6 6 (5.50%) Oracle Database
6 6 (5.50%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (3.67%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.75%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.75%) JasperReports
8 3 (2.75%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.92%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.92%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.92%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (11.01%) Git (software)
2 11 (10.09%) Cucumber
3 10 (9.17%) Selenium
4 9 (8.26%) Eclipse
4 9 (8.26%) Visual Studio
5 8 (7.34%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (6.42%) Jenkins
7 5 (4.59%) JIRA
7 5 (4.59%) Subversion
8 4 (3.67%) JMeter
9 3 (2.75%) ClearCase
9 3 (2.75%) JUnit
9 3 (2.75%) LoadRunner
9 3 (2.75%) NUnit
10 2 (1.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.83%) Capybara
10 2 (1.83%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.83%) WATIR
10 2 (1.83%) WebDriver
10 2 (1.83%) YouTrack
General
1 14 (12.84%) Finance
2 7 (6.42%) Banking
3 6 (5.50%) Front Office
4 5 (4.59%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.67%) Legal
5 4 (3.67%) Retail
5 4 (3.67%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.75%) Advertising
6 3 (2.75%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.75%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.83%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.83%) Automotive
7 2 (1.83%) Electronics
7 2 (1.83%) Games
8 1 (0.92%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (23.85%) Web Services
2 17 (15.60%) .NET
3 12 (11.01%) XML
4 11 (10.09%) HTML
5 10 (9.17%) .NET Framework
5 10 (9.17%) ASP.NET
5 10 (9.17%) CSS
6 9 (8.26%) jQuery
6 9 (8.26%) WPF
7 7 (6.42%) J2EE
7 7 (6.42%) Ruby on Rails
8 6 (5.50%) HTML5
8 6 (5.50%) JSF
9 5 (4.59%) AngularJS
9 5 (4.59%) REST
10 4 (3.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (3.67%) RESTful
10 4 (3.67%) WCF
10 4 (3.67%) WinForms
11 3 (2.75%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.27%) Computer Science
2 8 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.34%) Visualisation
3 6 (5.50%) Grid Computing
4 5 (4.59%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.59%) Mobile Banking
5 4 (3.67%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.67%) Artificial Intelligence
5 4 (3.67%) Mathematics
5 4 (3.67%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.75%) 3D Graphics
6 3 (2.75%) Fintech
6 3 (2.75%) Physics
7 2 (1.83%) 3D Printing
7 2 (1.83%) Social Media
7 2 (1.83%) User Experience
8 1 (0.92%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.92%) Ontologies
8 1 (0.92%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.35%) Windows
2 16 (14.68%) Linux
3 11 (10.09%) Windows 7
3 11 (10.09%) Windows Server
3 11 (10.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.75%) Unix
5 1 (0.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (47.71%) Software Engineering
2 28 (25.69%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (24.77%) OO
4 18 (16.51%) Web Development
5 17 (15.60%) Scrum
6 15 (13.76%) Machine Learning
6 15 (13.76%) Migration
7 14 (12.84%) TDD
8 12 (11.01%) Configuration Management
8 12 (11.01%) Data Migration
8 12 (11.01%) Requirements Analysis
9 11 (10.09%) Image Processing
9 11 (10.09%) SDLC
10 9 (8.26%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (8.26%) OOP
11 8 (7.34%) Multithreading
11 8 (7.34%) MVC
12 7 (6.42%) BDD
12 7 (6.42%) SOA
12 7 (6.42%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 58 (53.21%) Java
2 39 (35.78%) JavaScript
3 37 (33.94%) SQL
4 28 (25.69%) C++
5 26 (23.85%) C#
6 20 (18.35%) C
7 18 (16.51%) Python
8 10 (9.17%) Ruby
9 8 (7.34%) Bash Shell
9 8 (7.34%) Perl
10 7 (6.42%) Scala
11 5 (4.59%) PHP
12 4 (3.67%) Objective-C
13 3 (2.75%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.83%) Fortran
14 2 (1.83%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.83%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.83%) Tcl
14 2 (1.83%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.83%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (22.02%) Degree
2 22 (20.18%) Security Cleared
3 11 (10.09%) DV Cleared
3 11 (10.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.67%) ISTQB
4 4 (3.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.92%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.26%) QA
2 1 (0.92%) SDET
2 1 (0.92%) WCAG
System Software
1 11 (10.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.92%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.92%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (1.83%) Nagios
1 2 (1.83%) Puppet
2 1 (0.92%) Control-M
2 1 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (17.43%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.09%) Oracle
3 4 (3.67%) Apple
3 4 (3.67%) Google
4 3 (2.75%) ESRI
4 3 (2.75%) Fujitsu
4 3 (2.75%) Lumension
4 3 (2.75%) Rally
4 3 (2.75%) Sophos
5 2 (1.83%) Facebook
5 2 (1.83%) Pega
5 2 (1.83%) Sybase
6 1 (0.92%) Adobe
6 1 (0.92%) IBM
6 1 (0.92%) SAP
6 1 (0.92%) Solace
6 1 (0.92%) TIBCO
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + an excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £70k DoE + top benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield
Sky Betting & Gaming
Salary: Competitive + Excellent benefits (Healthcare, Pension, free Sky + HD and Broadband)
Posted: 11 days ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
London
BGL Group
Salary: Competitive + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
Peterborough
BGL Group
Salary: Competitive + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
comparethemarket.com
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 21 days ago
London
BGL Group
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
BGL Group
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago