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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
UK / England
Rank 23 26 41
Rank change year-on-year +3 +15  
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 6069 6743 5802
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 7.61% 6.96% 5.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.54% 7.86% 6.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4866 5777 5035
Median salary £49,056 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.27% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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 71048 85804 86462
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 89.07% 88.61% 86.97%
Number of salaries quoted 58845 71773 70672
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 25 March 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 25 March 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 +1 2241 £62,500 +4.16% 432
South East +9 1145 £46,000 +2.22% 180
South West +3 640 £40,000 -11.11% 106
East of England +4 630 £45,000 - 138
Yorkshire +19 484 £44,000 +3.52% 76
North West +2 450 £42,500 -5.55% 77
West Midlands +3 261 £40,591 +1.47% 28
East Midlands -9 205 £40,000 +6.66% 38
North East -6 33 £41,250 -17.50% 9
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 5947 (48.59%) Agile Software Development
2 4740 (38.73%) Java
3 4083 (33.36%) JavaScript
4 3920 (32.03%) C#
5 3364 (27.48%) Degree
6 3210 (26.23%) C++
7 3145 (25.69%) HTML
8 3102 (25.34%) .NET
9 3054 (24.95%) SQL
10 2541 (20.76%) CSS
11 2522 (20.60%) Computer Science
12 2401 (19.62%) TDD
13 2395 (19.57%) Linux
14 2269 (18.54%) Python
15 2248 (18.37%) Finance
16 2244 (18.33%) Scrum
17 2041 (16.67%) OO
18 1803 (14.73%) AngularJS
19 1793 (14.65%) SQL Server
20 1789 (14.62%) MVC
21 1681 (13.73%) C
22 1559 (12.74%) ASP.NET
23 1547 (12.64%) Continuous Integration
24 1481 (12.10%) Web Services
25 1423 (11.63%) Git (software)
26 1350 (11.03%) Windows
27 1258 (10.28%) HTML5
28 1222 (9.98%) Microsoft
29 1194 (9.75%) jQuery
30 1155 (9.44%) MySQL

Software Engineering
Top Related 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
1 438 (3.58%) Elasticsearch
2 367 (3.00%) Apache Spark
3 341 (2.79%) Apache
4 286 (2.34%) Tomcat
5 249 (2.03%) JBoss
6 167 (1.36%) WebSphere
7 161 (1.32%) SharePoint
8 156 (1.27%) CMS
9 153 (1.25%) IIS
10 140 (1.14%) WebLogic
11 124 (1.01%) Confluence
12 113 (0.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 110 (0.90%) Apache Pig
14 89 (0.73%) Apache Solr
15 81 (0.66%) nginx
16 74 (0.60%) OpenStack
17 61 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 59 (0.48%) Umbraco
19 56 (0.46%) Drupal
19 56 (0.46%) WordPress
Applications
1 651 (5.32%) MS Excel
2 97 (0.79%) MS Office
3 87 (0.71%) Photoshop
4 30 (0.25%) MS Visio
5 29 (0.24%) Simulink
6 28 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
7 17 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 15 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
8 15 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
9 13 (0.11%) GNU Octave
9 13 (0.11%) MS Project
10 10 (0.082%) InVision
10 10 (0.082%) SOLIDWORKS
11 9 (0.074%) Spreadsheet
12 7 (0.057%) SPSS
13 6 (0.049%) Stateflow
14 3 (0.025%) AutoCAD
14 3 (0.025%) CATIA
15 2 (0.016%) Chatbot
16 1 (0.008%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 36 (0.29%) Visualfiles
2 34 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 19 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 17 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
5 16 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
5 16 (0.13%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 11 (0.090%) Infor M3
6 11 (0.090%) Magento
7 10 (0.082%) Sentinel
8 8 (0.065%) Oracle BPM
9 7 (0.057%) NetSuite
10 6 (0.049%) HFM
11 5 (0.041%) BASE24
11 5 (0.041%) Hyperion Enterprise
11 5 (0.041%) Hyperion Planning
11 5 (0.041%) Odoo
11 5 (0.041%) Sage 200
11 5 (0.041%) SAP Business One
12 4 (0.033%) LabWindows
12 4 (0.033%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1042 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
2 612 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 400 (3.27%) SaaS
4 258 (2.11%) GitHub
5 175 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
6 121 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
7 112 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
8 107 (0.87%) PaaS
9 92 (0.75%) Office 365
10 78 (0.64%) IaaS
11 44 (0.36%) Amazon S3
12 39 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
13 30 (0.25%) G Suite
13 30 (0.25%) Slack
14 29 (0.24%) Heroku
15 27 (0.22%) Amazon Kinesis
16 24 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
16 24 (0.20%) Force.com
17 20 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
18 13 (0.11%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 379 (3.10%) TCP/IP
2 305 (2.49%) HTTP
3 271 (2.21%) Internet
4 158 (1.29%) Firewall
4 158 (1.29%) Wireless
5 147 (1.20%) Ethernet
6 129 (1.05%) Bluetooth
7 86 (0.70%) RS-232
8 82 (0.67%) DNS
9 78 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
10 67 (0.55%) RS-485
11 61 (0.50%) Intranet
12 60 (0.49%) WAN
13 58 (0.47%) GSM
14 55 (0.45%) LAN
15 52 (0.42%) ZigBee
16 48 (0.39%) SSL
17 45 (0.37%) LDAP
18 43 (0.35%) ATM
18 43 (0.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1793 (14.65%) SQL Server
2 1155 (9.44%) MySQL
3 962 (7.86%) NoSQL
4 790 (6.45%) Big Data
5 749 (6.12%) MongoDB
6 693 (5.66%) Relational Database
7 516 (4.22%) Hadoop
8 368 (3.01%) PostgreSQL
9 305 (2.49%) Apache Cassandra
10 250 (2.04%) RDBMS
11 231 (1.89%) Redis
12 165 (1.35%) Oracle Database
13 162 (1.32%) Apache Hive
14 155 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 131 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
16 115 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
17 111 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
18 100 (0.82%) Blockchain
19 97 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 92 (0.75%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1423 (11.63%) Git (software)
2 847 (6.92%) Jenkins
3 744 (6.08%) Visual Studio
4 625 (5.11%) Subversion
5 495 (4.04%) Selenium
6 491 (4.01%) Team Foundation Server
7 458 (3.74%) Maven
8 438 (3.58%) JIRA
9 430 (3.51%) JUnit
10 267 (2.18%) TeamCity
11 250 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 214 (1.75%) Cucumber
13 209 (1.71%) NUnit
14 182 (1.49%) Eclipse
15 171 (1.40%) Ant
16 168 (1.37%) Octopus Deploy
17 162 (1.32%) WebDriver
18 145 (1.18%) Hudson
18 145 (1.18%) Jasmine
19 139 (1.14%) gulp
General
1 2248 (18.37%) Finance
2 574 (4.69%) Banking
3 553 (4.52%) Retail
4 507 (4.14%) Telecoms
5 483 (3.95%) Electronics
6 414 (3.38%) Games
7 308 (2.52%) Marketing
8 233 (1.90%) Manufacturing
9 187 (1.53%) Automotive
10 153 (1.25%) Advertising
11 133 (1.09%) Military
12 131 (1.07%) Publishing
13 130 (1.06%) Aerospace
14 106 (0.87%) Financial Institution
15 93 (0.76%) Investment Banking
16 91 (0.74%) Front Office
17 81 (0.66%) Law
18 70 (0.57%) Legal
19 57 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
20 47 (0.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5414 (44.23%) Developer
2 4567 (37.31%) Software Engineer
3 1401 (11.45%) Java Developer
4 1219 (9.96%) C# Developer
5 1145 (9.35%) Software Developer
6 1143 (9.34%) .NET Developer
7 1114 (9.10%) Java Engineer
8 984 (8.04%) Senior Developer
8 984 (8.04%) Senior Software Engineer
9 886 (7.24%) Java Software Engineer
10 882 (7.21%) C++ Software Engineer
11 837 (6.84%) C# .NET Developer
12 761 (6.22%) C# Software Engineer
13 733 (5.99%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 565 (4.62%) Embedded Engineer
15 553 (4.52%) .NET Software Engineer
16 504 (4.12%) Embedded Software Engineer
17 499 (4.08%) JavaScript Developer
18 476 (3.89%) Graduate
19 455 (3.72%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3145 (25.69%) HTML
2 3102 (25.34%) .NET
3 2541 (20.76%) CSS
4 1803 (14.73%) AngularJS
5 1559 (12.74%) ASP.NET
6 1481 (12.10%) Web Services
7 1258 (10.28%) HTML5
8 1194 (9.75%) jQuery
9 1129 (9.22%) Node.js
10 984 (8.04%) REST
11 983 (8.03%) Spring
12 971 (7.93%) XML
13 745 (6.09%) ASP.NET MVC
14 738 (6.03%) RESTful
15 655 (5.35%) React
16 645 (5.27%) CSS3
17 617 (5.04%) JSON
18 590 (4.82%) .NET Framework
18 590 (4.82%) SOAP
19 583 (4.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2522 (20.60%) Computer Science
2 764 (6.24%) Analytical Skills
3 750 (6.13%) Algorithms
4 526 (4.30%) User Experience
5 466 (3.81%) Mobile App
6 360 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
7 359 (2.93%) Fintech
8 357 (2.92%) Data Structures
9 259 (2.12%) Embedded Systems
10 249 (2.03%) Management Information System
11 235 (1.92%) Data Centre
12 191 (1.56%) Client/Server
13 165 (1.35%) Hedge funds
14 127 (1.04%) iPad
15 102 (0.83%) Virtual Team
16 100 (0.82%) Device Driver
17 96 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
18 94 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 82 (0.67%) Fixed Income
20 80 (0.65%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2395 (19.57%) Linux
2 1350 (11.03%) Windows
3 711 (5.81%) Unix
4 493 (4.03%) Android
5 378 (3.09%) Apple iOS
6 150 (1.23%) Embedded Linux
7 100 (0.82%) Windows Server
8 74 (0.60%) CentOS
9 73 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 56 (0.46%) Ubuntu
11 54 (0.44%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 49 (0.40%) Mac OS
13 45 (0.37%) Mac OS X
14 35 (0.29%) Solaris
15 30 (0.25%) Windows 7
16 25 (0.20%) Windows 10
17 24 (0.20%) AIX
18 23 (0.19%) VxWorks
18 23 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
19 22 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5947 (48.59%) Agile Software Development
2 2401 (19.62%) TDD
3 2244 (18.33%) Scrum
4 2041 (16.67%) OO
5 1789 (14.62%) MVC
6 1547 (12.64%) Continuous Integration
7 1054 (8.61%) Web Development
8 1045 (8.54%) Mathematics
9 1029 (8.41%) DevOps
10 997 (8.15%) BDD
11 996 (8.14%) SDLC
12 935 (7.64%) Multithreading
13 922 (7.53%) Unit Testing
14 905 (7.39%) Microservices
15 876 (7.16%) Open Source
16 841 (6.87%) OOP
17 802 (6.55%) Mentoring
18 781 (6.38%) E-Commerce
19 601 (4.91%) Automated Testing
20 598 (4.89%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4740 (38.73%) Java
2 4083 (33.36%) JavaScript
3 3920 (32.03%) C#
4 3210 (26.23%) C++
5 3054 (24.95%) SQL
6 2269 (18.54%) Python
7 1681 (13.73%) C
8 925 (7.56%) PHP
9 730 (5.96%) Ruby
10 710 (5.80%) Scala
11 429 (3.50%) Perl
12 388 (3.17%) T-SQL
13 378 (3.09%) Embedded C
14 298 (2.43%) Bash Shell
15 280 (2.29%) TypeScript
16 255 (2.08%) VB.NET
17 249 (2.03%) Embedded C++
17 249 (2.03%) Go
18 226 (1.85%) PowerShell
19 221 (1.81%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3364 (27.48%) Degree
2 718 (5.87%) Security Cleared
3 352 (2.88%) PhD
4 280 (2.29%) SC Cleared
5 277 (2.26%) DV Cleared
6 141 (1.15%) PMI Certification
7 127 (1.04%) ISEB
8 110 (0.90%) ISTQB
9 93 (0.76%) PMP
10 91 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
11 53 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 47 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
13 43 (0.35%) CISSP
14 42 (0.34%) HND
15 38 (0.31%) SANS
16 37 (0.30%) GIAC
17 36 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
18 33 (0.27%) CCNA
19 31 (0.25%) HNC
19 31 (0.25%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 835 (6.82%) QA
2 70 (0.57%) SDET
3 46 (0.38%) MISRA
4 45 (0.37%) SLA
5 44 (0.36%) ISO 9001
6 42 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 31 (0.25%) Data Quality
8 30 (0.25%) JTAG
9 27 (0.22%) PCI DSS
10 20 (0.16%) PMO
11 17 (0.14%) IEC 61508
11 17 (0.14%) ISO26262
12 15 (0.12%) MiFID
13 14 (0.11%) DO-178B
14 13 (0.11%) Def Stans
15 11 (0.090%) MISRA C
16 10 (0.082%) HMG Security Policy Framework
17 9 (0.074%) DO-254
17 9 (0.074%) GCP
18 8 (0.065%) WCAG
System Software
1 562 (4.59%) Docker
2 238 (1.94%) Firmware
3 223 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 116 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
5 71 (0.58%) Active Directory
6 58 (0.47%) Hyper-V
7 43 (0.35%) HDFS
8 36 (0.29%) vSphere
9 32 (0.26%) VirtualBox
10 30 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 30 (0.25%) Snort
11 27 (0.22%) vCloud
12 24 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
13 23 (0.19%) KVM
13 23 (0.19%) Varnish
14 18 (0.15%) NFS
15 12 (0.098%) VMware ESX
16 11 (0.090%) Apache Flume
17 7 (0.057%) Xen
18 6 (0.049%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 307 (2.51%) Puppet
2 294 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
3 273 (2.23%) Ansible
4 159 (1.30%) Kubernetes
5 99 (0.81%) Terraform
6 66 (0.54%) Mesos
7 59 (0.48%) Nagios
8 52 (0.42%) Grafana
9 48 (0.39%) SCVMM
10 45 (0.37%) Graphite
10 45 (0.37%) Kibana
11 40 (0.33%) Docker Swarm
12 32 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
13 21 (0.17%) Capistrano
13 21 (0.17%) Control-M
13 21 (0.17%) Salt
14 20 (0.16%) Consul
14 20 (0.16%) logstash
14 20 (0.16%) ZABBIX
15 18 (0.15%) StatsD
Vendors
1 1222 (9.98%) Microsoft
2 953 (7.79%) Oracle
3 322 (2.63%) Google
4 277 (2.26%) VMware
5 196 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
6 192 (1.57%) Adobe
7 164 (1.34%) IBM
8 148 (1.21%) SAP
9 139 (1.14%) HP
10 134 (1.09%) Cisco
11 118 (0.96%) Zend
12 104 (0.85%) Red Hat
13 91 (0.74%) CheckPoint
14 83 (0.68%) EMC
15 75 (0.61%) Atlassian
15 75 (0.61%) Coverity
16 69 (0.56%) Splunk
17 57 (0.47%) Tableau
18 52 (0.42%) Juniper
19 51 (0.42%) Xamarin
Southampton, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 4 hours ago
Dorset
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 4 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 4 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Rullion
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum 25 days holiday, free parking, Macbo
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Kyna Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 Per Annum bonus, benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: 40,000 to £50,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000 + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
North West London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £60k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55,000 DOE + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
IntaPeople
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £18000.0000 - £25000.0000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Comprehensive Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £21,000 to £22,000 per annum benefits inc pension & share ownersh
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago