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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Development Engineer
UK
Rank 762 897 893
Rank change year-on-year
+135 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 82 59 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.097% 0.059% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.061% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 70 47 46
Median salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £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
81623 97249 103130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.35% 96.46% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 67793 81597 85223
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 20 February 2017 within the UK.

Software Development Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Software Development Engineer
Top 29 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 20 February 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 +117 79 £45,000 -18.18% 16
East of England +51 26 £43,750 +9.37% 8
Cambridgeshire - 26 £43,750 - 7
Cambridge - 26 £43,750 - 4
London +40 19 £54,000 -20.58% 2
West Yorkshire +36 13 £48,000 +26.31%
Yorkshire +30 13 £48,000 +40.14%
Leeds - 13 £48,000 -
South East +40 6 £42,500 -15.00% 2
City of London +39 6 £65,000 +18.18%
Surrey +49 5 £47,500 -5.00% 1
West Midlands - 5 £45,000 - 1
South West - 4 £40,000 -
Birmingham - 4 - -
East Midlands - 3 £40,000 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 3 £40,000 - 1
Nottingham - 3 £40,000 - 1
Scotland - 3 £27,000 -
Dundee - 2 £27,000 -
Bath - 2 £40,000 -
Woking - 2 £47,500 - 1
North East - 2 - -
Gloucestershire - 2 £40,000 -
Somerset - 2 £40,000 -
Berkshire +41 1 £37,500 -25.00% 1
North West -14 1 £42,500 - 1
Manchester -30 1 £42,500 -
Staines - 1 £70,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £37,500 -

Software Development Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 96 (65.31%) Java
2 81 (55.10%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (43.54%) JavaScript
4 58 (39.46%) Software Engineering
5 55 (37.41%) Computer Science
6 50 (34.01%) SQL
7 44 (29.93%) QA
8 40 (27.21%) Selenium
9 38 (25.85%) MySQL
9 38 (25.85%) Python
10 36 (24.49%) Linux
10 36 (24.49%) Degree
11 35 (23.81%) Web Services
12 33 (22.45%) C#
12 33 (22.45%) BDD
13 29 (19.73%) Continuous Improvement
14 28 (19.05%) Scrum
15 27 (18.37%) TDD
16 25 (17.01%) C++
16 25 (17.01%) Perl
17 24 (16.33%) Performance Testing
18 22 (14.97%) Bash Shell
18 22 (14.97%) E-Commerce
19 21 (14.29%) Nagios
19 21 (14.29%) Visualisation
19 21 (14.29%) Ruby
20 20 (13.61%) C
21 19 (12.93%) SQL Server
21 19 (12.93%) Git (software)
22 18 (12.24%) Oracle

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 (6.80%) ArcGIS
1 10 (6.80%) WebSphere
1 10 (6.80%) WebSphere Portal
2 6 (4.08%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.72%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.36%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.36%) JBoss
5 1 (0.68%) Apache
5 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.68%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.68%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.68%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (8.84%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.80%) MS Office
2 10 (6.80%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (5.44%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.68%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (2.72%) SaaS
2 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.68%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.68%) AWS CloudTrail
4 1 (0.68%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.68%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.68%) G Suite
4 1 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.68%) Office 365
4 1 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.40%) HTTP
2 4 (2.72%) Internet
3 2 (1.36%) DNS
3 2 (1.36%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.68%) Firewall
4 1 (0.68%) IPsec
4 1 (0.68%) MQTT
4 1 (0.68%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.68%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (25.85%) MySQL
2 19 (12.93%) SQL Server
3 17 (11.56%) MongoDB
3 17 (11.56%) NoSQL
4 13 (8.84%) GIS
5 12 (8.16%) Oracle Database
6 11 (7.48%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (6.80%) Oracle Database 10g
8 7 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (3.40%) Big Data
10 4 (2.72%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.36%) Apache Hive
11 2 (1.36%) Data Mining
11 2 (1.36%) Redis
11 2 (1.36%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.68%) JasperReports
12 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 40 (27.21%) Selenium
2 19 (12.93%) Git (software)
3 10 (6.80%) ClearCase
3 10 (6.80%) Eclipse
4 8 (5.44%) Cucumber
5 7 (4.76%) Visual Studio
5 7 (4.76%) WebDriver
6 6 (4.08%) Fiddler
7 5 (3.40%) Protractor
7 5 (3.40%) Subversion
8 4 (2.72%) Jenkins
8 4 (2.72%) JIRA
8 4 (2.72%) NUnit
9 3 (2.04%) Bundler
9 3 (2.04%) JMeter
9 3 (2.04%) JUnit
9 3 (2.04%) WATIR
10 2 (1.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.36%) Capybara
10 2 (1.36%) SpecFlow
General
1 14 (9.52%) Retail
2 11 (7.48%) Finance
3 7 (4.76%) Advertising
4 6 (4.08%) Automotive
4 6 (4.08%) Games
5 4 (2.72%) Banking
5 4 (2.72%) Electronics
5 4 (2.72%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.04%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.36%) Front Office
7 2 (1.36%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (23.81%) Web Services
2 17 (11.56%) XML
3 14 (9.52%) Ruby on Rails
4 13 (8.84%) RESTful
5 12 (8.16%) JSF
6 11 (7.48%) J2EE
7 10 (6.80%) AngularJS
7 10 (6.80%) Dojo
7 10 (6.80%) GWT
8 9 (6.12%) CSS
8 9 (6.12%) HTML
9 8 (5.44%) .NET
10 6 (4.08%) cocos2d
11 5 (3.40%) REST
12 4 (2.72%) ASP.NET
12 4 (2.72%) Gherkin
12 4 (2.72%) JSON
12 4 (2.72%) React
12 4 (2.72%) WPF
13 3 (2.04%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 55 (37.41%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.72%) Algorithms
3 4 (2.72%) Blog
3 4 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.72%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.72%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (2.04%) Life Science
4 3 (2.04%) User Experience
5 2 (1.36%) Grid Computing
5 2 (1.36%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.68%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (0.68%) Animation
6 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.68%) Derivative
6 1 (0.68%) Fintech
6 1 (0.68%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 1 (0.68%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.68%) NHS
6 1 (0.68%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 36 (24.49%) Linux
2 17 (11.56%) Windows
3 13 (8.84%) Windows Server
4 11 (7.48%) Windows 7
4 11 (7.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (6.12%) Android
5 9 (6.12%) Apple iOS
6 6 (4.08%) Unix
7 2 (1.36%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (55.10%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (39.46%) Software Engineering
3 33 (22.45%) BDD
4 29 (19.73%) Continuous Improvement
5 28 (19.05%) Scrum
6 27 (18.37%) TDD
7 24 (16.33%) Performance Testing
8 22 (14.97%) E-Commerce
9 21 (14.29%) Visualisation
10 17 (11.56%) Data Visualisation
11 16 (10.88%) Configuration Management
11 16 (10.88%) Web Development
12 14 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
12 14 (9.52%) Test Automation
13 13 (8.84%) Data Migration
13 13 (8.84%) Image Processing
13 13 (8.84%) Kanban
13 13 (8.84%) Manual Testing
13 13 (8.84%) Requirements Analysis
13 13 (8.84%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 96 (65.31%) Java
2 64 (43.54%) JavaScript
3 50 (34.01%) SQL
4 38 (25.85%) Python
5 33 (22.45%) C#
6 25 (17.01%) C++
6 25 (17.01%) Perl
7 22 (14.97%) Bash Shell
8 21 (14.29%) Ruby
9 20 (13.61%) C
10 10 (6.80%) PL/SQL
11 7 (4.76%) Objective-C
12 6 (4.08%) Lua
13 4 (2.72%) PHP
14 3 (2.04%) Go
14 3 (2.04%) PowerShell
14 3 (2.04%) Scala
14 3 (2.04%) Shell Script
15 2 (1.36%) TypeScript
16 1 (0.68%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 36 (24.49%) Degree
2 15 (10.20%) Security Cleared
3 14 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (8.84%) DV Cleared
5 10 (6.80%) ISTQB
5 10 (6.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (2.04%) PhD
7 1 (0.68%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.68%) CISA
7 1 (0.68%) CISM
7 1 (0.68%) CISSP
7 1 (0.68%) MCSD
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (29.93%) QA
2 14 (9.52%) SDET
3 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.36%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.36%) XenServer
3 1 (0.68%) Docker
3 1 (0.68%) Snort
3 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.68%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (14.29%) Nagios
2 2 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.68%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (12.24%) Oracle
2 17 (11.56%) Microsoft
3 13 (8.84%) Sun
4 11 (7.48%) Google
5 10 (6.80%) ESRI
5 10 (6.80%) Fujitsu
5 10 (6.80%) Lumension
5 10 (6.80%) Sophos
6 8 (5.44%) Cognizant
7 6 (4.08%) Perforce
8 2 (1.36%) Sybase
9 1 (0.68%) Apple
9 1 (0.68%) SAP
9 1 (0.68%) Solace
9 1 (0.68%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.68%) VMware
9 1 (0.68%) Wonderware
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Kyna Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum bonuses+excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k plus good benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
IT Connections
Salary: 45000
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
Technical Futures
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Great Base + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
BGL Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
comparethemarket.com
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Bluetownonline
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Cambridge, UK
Amazon
Salary: Highly Competitive Graduate Salary
Posted: 25 days ago
Derby
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago