The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
UK / England
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 28 35
Rank change year-on-year +4 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 6297 6274 6347
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 7.54% 6.81% 6.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.40% 7.65% 6.92%
Number of salaries quoted 5299 5616 5579
Median salary £48,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £29,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £78,875 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

Software Engineering is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 74928 81969 91691
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 89.68% 88.98% 87.99%
Number of salaries quoted 249802 287097 299995
Median salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in England

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering in England.

Salary trend for Software Engineering in England

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in England over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in England

Software Engineering
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the England region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
London 0 2321 £65,000 +8.33% 399
South East -2 1127 £45,000 - 162
North of England +12 961 £45,000 +12.50% 179
East of England +5 822 £45,000 - 131
South West +4 680 £40,000 -11.11% 100
Yorkshire +21 463 £44,250 +4.11% 90
North West +8 455 £45,000 +5.88% 76
Midlands -9 420 £40,000 - 64
West Midlands +8 260 £40,000 - 37
East Midlands -6 178 £40,000 - 26
North East +11 43 £42,500 +22.30% 13
Software Engineering
UK

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 5948 (48.03%) Agile Software Development
2 5015 (40.50%) Java
3 4085 (32.99%) JavaScript
4 3999 (32.29%) C#
5 3523 (28.45%) Degree
6 3284 (26.52%) C++
7 3100 (25.03%) .NET
8 3055 (24.67%) HTML
9 2975 (24.02%) SQL
10 2590 (20.92%) Computer Science
11 2546 (20.56%) TDD
12 2464 (19.90%) Linux
13 2459 (19.86%) CSS
14 2406 (19.43%) Scrum
15 2341 (18.90%) Python
16 2265 (18.29%) OO
17 2223 (17.95%) Finance
18 1943 (15.69%) AngularJS
19 1865 (15.06%) SQL Server
20 1851 (14.95%) MVC
21 1823 (14.72%) C
22 1602 (12.94%) Test Automation
23 1594 (12.87%) Git (software)
24 1566 (12.65%) Continuous Integration
25 1563 (12.62%) Web Services
26 1552 (12.53%) Windows
27 1542 (12.45%) ASP.NET
28 1331 (10.75%) Microsoft
29 1276 (10.30%) Amazon AWS
30 1222 (9.87%) HTML5

Software Engineering
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 417 (3.37%) Apache
2 370 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
3 356 (2.87%) Apache Spark
4 349 (2.82%) Tomcat
5 222 (1.79%) JBoss
6 167 (1.35%) CMS
7 159 (1.28%) SharePoint
8 145 (1.17%) IIS
9 143 (1.15%) WebSphere
10 132 (1.07%) WebLogic
11 123 (0.99%) Confluence
12 92 (0.74%) nginx
13 86 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 78 (0.63%) Jetty
15 77 (0.62%) OpenStack
16 74 (0.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 72 (0.58%) Apache Solr
18 59 (0.48%) Drupal
19 53 (0.43%) WordPress
20 50 (0.40%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 132 (1.07%) Microsoft Office
2 109 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 67 (0.54%) Photoshop
4 44 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 29 (0.23%) MS Visio
5 29 (0.23%) Simulink
6 16 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
7 12 (0.097%) Spreadsheet
8 11 (0.089%) Adobe After Effects
9 10 (0.081%) Microsoft Project
10 7 (0.057%) Maple
11 6 (0.048%) InVision
12 5 (0.040%) Stateflow
13 4 (0.032%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 4 (0.032%) SOLIDWORKS
14 3 (0.024%) Adobe Captivate
15 2 (0.016%) Chatbot
15 2 (0.016%) SPSS
16 1 (0.008%) GNU Octave
16 1 (0.008%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 109 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 19 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 16 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (0.13%) Eloqua
4 15 (0.12%) HFM
5 13 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
5 13 (0.10%) Infor M3
5 13 (0.10%) Magento
6 12 (0.097%) Hyperion Enterprise
6 12 (0.097%) Hyperion Planning
7 10 (0.081%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 9 (0.073%) SessionCam
8 9 (0.073%) Social Studio
9 8 (0.065%) Dynamics GP
9 8 (0.065%) Remedy ITSM
10 6 (0.048%) MetaTrader
10 6 (0.048%) Odoo
10 6 (0.048%) SAP Business One
11 5 (0.040%) Cognos TM1
11 5 (0.040%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1276 (10.30%) Amazon AWS
2 770 (6.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 422 (3.41%) SaaS
4 258 (2.08%) GitHub
5 196 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
6 135 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
7 116 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
8 94 (0.76%) Office 365
9 87 (0.70%) PaaS
10 74 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
11 57 (0.46%) IaaS
12 44 (0.36%) Amazon Kinesis
12 44 (0.36%) Amazon S3
13 42 (0.34%) Force.com
14 37 (0.30%) Heroku
15 34 (0.27%) Slack
16 32 (0.26%) Adobe Analytics
16 32 (0.26%) G Suite
17 27 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
18 21 (0.17%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 381 (3.08%) Internet
2 341 (2.75%) TCP/IP
3 340 (2.75%) HTTP
4 176 (1.42%) Ethernet
5 174 (1.41%) Wireless
6 135 (1.09%) Firewall
7 111 (0.90%) Bluetooth
8 83 (0.67%) RS-232
9 62 (0.50%) DNS
10 61 (0.49%) GSM
10 61 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
11 55 (0.44%) RS-485
12 52 (0.42%) Intranet
13 50 (0.40%) ZigBee
14 39 (0.31%) InfiniBand
15 35 (0.28%) WAN
16 32 (0.26%) Network Security
16 32 (0.26%) Wireshark
17 31 (0.25%) ATM
17 31 (0.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1865 (15.06%) SQL Server
2 1104 (8.92%) MySQL
3 913 (7.37%) NoSQL
4 726 (5.86%) Big Data
5 684 (5.52%) MongoDB
6 679 (5.48%) Relational Database
7 457 (3.69%) Hadoop
8 389 (3.14%) PostgreSQL
9 272 (2.20%) Apache Cassandra
10 229 (1.85%) RDBMS
11 185 (1.49%) Redis
12 166 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 148 (1.20%) Blockchain
14 124 (1.00%) Apache Hive
15 118 (0.95%) Oracle Database
16 115 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
16 115 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 104 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
18 93 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
19 92 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 1594 (12.87%) Git (software)
2 852 (6.88%) Jenkins
3 809 (6.53%) Visual Studio
4 694 (5.60%) Subversion
5 578 (4.67%) Selenium
6 565 (4.56%) JIRA
7 531 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
8 491 (3.97%) Maven
9 445 (3.59%) JUnit
10 320 (2.58%) TeamCity
11 296 (2.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 281 (2.27%) NUnit
13 243 (1.96%) Cucumber
14 224 (1.81%) Eclipse
15 201 (1.62%) WebDriver
16 169 (1.36%) Mercurial
17 163 (1.32%) gulp
18 162 (1.31%) Octopus Deploy
19 155 (1.25%) Hudson
20 149 (1.20%) Gradle
General
1 2223 (17.95%) Finance
2 616 (4.97%) Retail
3 603 (4.87%) Banking
4 581 (4.69%) Electronics
5 468 (3.78%) Telecoms
6 453 (3.66%) Marketing
7 380 (3.07%) Games
8 271 (2.19%) Manufacturing
9 210 (1.70%) Investment Banking
10 196 (1.58%) Automotive
11 165 (1.33%) Financial Institution
12 151 (1.22%) Aerospace
13 146 (1.18%) Front Office
14 140 (1.13%) Advertising
15 129 (1.04%) Retail Banking
16 111 (0.90%) Legal
17 94 (0.76%) Publishing
18 81 (0.65%) Military
19 68 (0.55%) Back Office
20 53 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5107 (41.24%) Developer
2 4943 (39.92%) Software Engineer
3 1307 (10.55%) Software Developer
4 1265 (10.22%) Java Developer
5 1126 (9.09%) Java Engineer
6 1099 (8.88%) C# Developer
7 1031 (8.33%) C++ Software Engineer
8 1028 (8.30%) .NET Developer
9 1005 (8.12%) Senior Developer
10 964 (7.78%) Senior Software Engineer
11 904 (7.30%) Java Software Engineer
12 783 (6.32%) C# Software Engineer
13 739 (5.97%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 709 (5.73%) C# .NET Developer
15 629 (5.08%) Graduate
16 566 (4.57%) Embedded Engineer
17 524 (4.23%) .NET Software Engineer
18 519 (4.19%) Embedded Software Engineer
19 450 (3.63%) Junior
20 449 (3.63%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3100 (25.03%) .NET
2 3055 (24.67%) HTML
3 2459 (19.86%) CSS
4 1943 (15.69%) AngularJS
5 1563 (12.62%) Web Services
6 1542 (12.45%) ASP.NET
7 1222 (9.87%) HTML5
8 1173 (9.47%) REST
9 1170 (9.45%) jQuery
10 1121 (9.05%) Node.js
11 1018 (8.22%) XML
12 1009 (8.15%) Spring
13 841 (6.79%) React
14 814 (6.57%) RESTful
15 804 (6.49%) ASP.NET MVC
16 681 (5.50%) .NET Framework
16 681 (5.50%) JSON
17 674 (5.44%) CSS3
18 669 (5.40%) ASP.NET Web API
19 620 (5.01%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2590 (20.92%) Computer Science
2 871 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
3 794 (6.41%) Greenfield Project
4 706 (5.70%) Algorithms
5 674 (5.44%) User Experience
6 555 (4.48%) Mobile App
7 455 (3.67%) Fintech
8 372 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
9 332 (2.68%) Data Structures
10 299 (2.41%) Management Information System
11 257 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
12 139 (1.12%) Data Centre
13 118 (0.95%) Linux Command Line
14 115 (0.93%) iPad
15 114 (0.92%) Device Driver
16 113 (0.91%) Client/Server
17 111 (0.90%) Hedge funds
18 104 (0.84%) Derivative
19 98 (0.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
19 98 (0.79%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2464 (19.90%) Linux
2 1552 (12.53%) Windows
3 648 (5.23%) Unix
4 585 (4.72%) Android
5 491 (3.97%) Apple iOS
6 179 (1.45%) Embedded Linux
7 117 (0.94%) Windows Server
8 109 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 93 (0.75%) CentOS
10 83 (0.67%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 62 (0.50%) Mac OS
12 61 (0.49%) Ubuntu
13 48 (0.39%) Mac OS X
14 41 (0.33%) Solaris
14 41 (0.33%) Windows 7
15 34 (0.27%) VxWorks
16 31 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
17 27 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
17 27 (0.22%) Windows XP
18 25 (0.20%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5948 (48.03%) Agile Software Development
2 2546 (20.56%) TDD
3 2406 (19.43%) Scrum
4 2265 (18.29%) OO
5 1851 (14.95%) MVC
6 1602 (12.94%) Test Automation
7 1566 (12.65%) Continuous Integration
8 1205 (9.73%) DevOps
9 1162 (9.38%) SDLC
10 1064 (8.59%) Unit Testing
11 1056 (8.53%) Web Development
12 1039 (8.39%) BDD
13 978 (7.90%) Microservices
14 922 (7.45%) Mathematics
15 898 (7.25%) Open Source
16 891 (7.20%) OOP
17 780 (6.30%) Multithreading
18 741 (5.98%) Mentoring
19 650 (5.25%) E-Commerce
20 624 (5.04%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5015 (40.50%) Java
2 4085 (32.99%) JavaScript
3 3999 (32.29%) C#
4 3284 (26.52%) C++
5 2975 (24.02%) SQL
6 2341 (18.90%) Python
7 1823 (14.72%) C
8 912 (7.36%) PHP
9 700 (5.65%) Scala
10 687 (5.55%) Ruby
11 439 (3.55%) T-SQL
12 413 (3.34%) Embedded C
13 366 (2.96%) Perl
14 308 (2.49%) Go
15 293 (2.37%) Embedded C++
16 268 (2.16%) Bash Shell
17 267 (2.16%) ES6
18 266 (2.15%) PL/SQL
19 248 (2.00%) VB.NET
20 238 (1.92%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3523 (28.45%) Degree
2 1143 (9.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 717 (5.79%) Security Cleared
4 388 (3.13%) PhD
5 287 (2.32%) SC Cleared
6 233 (1.88%) DV Cleared
7 137 (1.11%) Numerate Degree
8 130 (1.05%) ISEB
9 115 (0.93%) Master's Degree
10 112 (0.90%) PMI Certification
11 109 (0.88%) ISTQB
12 96 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
13 76 (0.61%) HND
14 62 (0.50%) PMP
15 55 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 41 (0.33%) Chartered Engineer
17 40 (0.32%) GCIA
17 40 (0.32%) MCP
18 35 (0.28%) GCIH
18 35 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 898 (7.25%) QA
2 70 (0.57%) ISO 9001
3 56 (0.45%) SLA
4 41 (0.33%) Data Quality
5 38 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 34 (0.27%) MISRA
7 31 (0.25%) PCI DSS
8 25 (0.20%) Def Stans
9 24 (0.19%) ISO 26262
10 20 (0.16%) DO-178B
10 20 (0.16%) JTAG
11 18 (0.15%) IEC 61508
12 16 (0.13%) PMO
13 15 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
13 15 (0.12%) DO-254
13 15 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 15288
14 14 (0.11%) MISRA C
15 13 (0.10%) SEPA
16 10 (0.081%) HMG Security Policy Framework
17 9 (0.073%) MiFID
System Software
1 644 (5.20%) Docker
2 276 (2.23%) Firmware
3 165 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 98 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
5 53 (0.43%) Active Directory
6 43 (0.35%) Snort
7 32 (0.26%) vSphere
8 25 (0.20%) HDFS
8 25 (0.20%) Hyper-V
9 24 (0.19%) Varnish
10 21 (0.17%) VirtualBox
11 20 (0.16%) KVM
11 20 (0.16%) vCloud
12 19 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
13 14 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 12 (0.097%) etcd
14 12 (0.097%) flannel
15 11 (0.089%) Oracle RAC
16 10 (0.081%) LXC
17 8 (0.065%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 374 (3.02%) Ansible
2 370 (2.99%) Puppet
3 324 (2.62%) Opscode Chef
4 193 (1.56%) Kubernetes
5 108 (0.87%) Terraform
6 72 (0.58%) Kibana
7 55 (0.44%) Nagios
8 46 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
9 42 (0.34%) Salt
10 36 (0.29%) Consul
10 36 (0.29%) Mesos
11 29 (0.23%) ZABBIX
12 27 (0.22%) Packer
13 25 (0.20%) logstash
14 23 (0.19%) Docker Swarm
15 20 (0.16%) SCVMM
16 18 (0.15%) Grafana
16 18 (0.15%) Nmap
17 17 (0.14%) Control-M
18 15 (0.12%) StatsD
Vendors
1 1331 (10.75%) Microsoft
2 976 (7.88%) Oracle
3 352 (2.84%) Google
4 211 (1.70%) VMware
5 198 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
6 190 (1.53%) SAP
7 170 (1.37%) Red Hat
8 150 (1.21%) Adobe
9 147 (1.19%) IBM
10 138 (1.11%) Zend
11 85 (0.69%) HP
12 83 (0.67%) Xamarin
13 76 (0.61%) Cisco
13 76 (0.61%) Splunk
14 67 (0.54%) Atlassian
15 60 (0.48%) New Relic
16 59 (0.48%) Tableau
17 56 (0.45%) EMC
18 51 (0.41%) Cadence
19 46 (0.37%) Apple
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Poole, Dorset
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Salary: Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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Oldham, Lancashire
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Salary: £16000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Training
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 38 minutes ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Kent
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Mane Contract Services Limited
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £50,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £48000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits
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Woking, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £21000 - £23000 per annum + training + benefits
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Burnley, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Health, Dental+much more
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension + Profit Share + Flexi + Ext
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: Unspecified highly flexible depending on experience
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
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Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Consult Resolute Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Great salary
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £52,000 per annum DOE + Great corporate benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
South East
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West London
OpenBet Technology
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Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago