Software Engineering Jobs in England

Software Engineering
UK > England

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England requiring Software Engineering skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Software Engineering over the 6 months leading up to 24 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
24 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 11 17 11
Rank change year-on-year +6 -6 +3
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 8,155 6,923 24,382
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 10.22% 9.62% 16.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.43% 10.10% 17.12%
Number of salaries quoted 6,006 4,662 9,131
10th Percentile £40,000 £43,750 £42,000
25th Percentile £48,750 £55,000 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.34% +3.57% +7.69%
75th Percentile £87,500 £97,500 £93,750
90th Percentile £117,500 £122,500 £122,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £70,000 £69,500
% change year-on-year -10.71% +0.72% +11.20%

All Process and Methodology Skills
England

Software Engineering falls under the Processes and Methodologies category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring process or methodology skills in England.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 65,582 68,564 142,422
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 82.19% 95.31% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 44,464 45,390 76,481
10th Percentile £30,000 £33,750 £33,503
25th Percentile £40,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £62,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.29% +3.33% +4.88%
75th Percentile £75,000 £81,250 £80,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £101,250 £97,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in England

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Software Engineering in England.

Salary trend for Software Engineering in England

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Software Engineering in England over the 6 months to 24 July 2024.

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 6 months to 24 July 2024. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
London +1 2,375 £95,000 +5.56% 228
North of England +12 1,716 £57,500 -4.17% 137
South East +8 1,547 £55,000 -15.38% 193
South West +11 1,136 £57,500 -11.54% 139
North West +16 1,050 £60,000 -4.00% 81
Midlands +9 843 £55,000 -4.35% 127
Yorkshire +10 530 £55,000 -8.33% 32
East of England +17 459 £60,000 -7.69% 138
East Midlands +9 432 £47,500 -17.39% 56
West Midlands +12 411 £60,000 +4.35% 69
North East +6 136 £55,000 +2.33% 25
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 751 (9.21%) Apache
2 708 (8.68%) Apache Airflow
3 140 (1.72%) ArcGIS
4 129 (1.58%) GeoServer
5 100 (1.23%) Apache Spark
6 77 (0.94%) Confluence
7 39 (0.48%) SharePoint
8 28 (0.34%) nginx
9 22 (0.27%) CMS
10 15 (0.18%) NServiceBus
11 11 (0.13%) Tuxedo
12 9 (0.11%) IIS
13 8 (0.098%) WordPress
14 7 (0.086%) Microsoft Exchange
14 7 (0.086%) Tomcat
15 6 (0.074%) Appian
15 6 (0.074%) OpenStack
15 6 (0.074%) WinCC
16 5 (0.061%) Jupyter
16 5 (0.061%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 142 (1.74%) Simulink
2 25 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (0.18%) Stateflow
4 14 (0.17%) AutoCAD
4 14 (0.17%) Microsoft Office
5 11 (0.13%) OrCAD
6 8 (0.098%) CPLEX
7 7 (0.086%) MS Visio
7 7 (0.086%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.074%) Trello
9 4 (0.049%) CANalyzer
9 4 (0.049%) GNU Octave
9 4 (0.049%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 3 (0.037%) Chatbot
11 2 (0.025%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.025%) Adobe XD
11 2 (0.025%) Autodesk Inventor
11 2 (0.025%) Fusion 360
11 2 (0.025%) Revit
11 2 (0.025%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 40 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (0.38%) Ripple
3 8 (0.098%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (0.061%) Magento
4 5 (0.061%) SAP S/4HANA
5 4 (0.049%) C-CURE
6 3 (0.037%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.037%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.037%) Endur
6 3 (0.037%) Shopify
7 2 (0.025%) CiviCRM
7 2 (0.025%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.025%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.025%) Towers Watson Igloo
8 1 (0.012%) Findur
8 1 (0.012%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.012%) Ripple XRP
8 1 (0.012%) SAP EHS
8 1 (0.012%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2,460 (30.17%) AWS
2 1,612 (19.77%) Azure
3 913 (11.20%) GCP
4 558 (6.84%) dbt
5 472 (5.79%) Snowflake
6 301 (3.69%) Serverless
7 271 (3.32%) Azure DevOps
8 266 (3.26%) SaaS
9 195 (2.39%) GitHub
10 189 (2.32%) AWS Lambda
11 147 (1.80%) Amazon EKS
12 136 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
12 136 (1.67%) Power Platform
13 132 (1.62%) Dynamics 365
14 130 (1.59%) Amazon ECS
15 103 (1.26%) Amazon S3
16 95 (1.16%) GitHub Actions
17 89 (1.09%) Amazon Kinesis
18 67 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
18 67 (0.82%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 61 (0.75%) Network Security
2 60 (0.74%) TCP/IP
3 59 (0.72%) Wireless
4 51 (0.63%) HTTP
5 50 (0.61%) Ethernet
6 43 (0.53%) Internet
7 42 (0.52%) AMQP
8 34 (0.42%) MQTT
9 32 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
10 31 (0.38%) RS-485
11 29 (0.36%) RS-232
12 24 (0.29%) 4G
13 21 (0.26%) Bluetooth
14 17 (0.21%) 5G
15 16 (0.20%) Firewall
16 15 (0.18%) DNS
17 14 (0.17%) 3G
18 13 (0.16%) Modbus
19 10 (0.12%) VPN
20 9 (0.11%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 634 (7.77%) Apache Ignite
2 575 (7.05%) PostgreSQL
3 544 (6.67%) Amazon Athena
4 540 (6.62%) Dremio
5 512 (6.28%) Data Lake
6 510 (6.25%) Apache Arrow
7 301 (3.69%) MySQL
8 290 (3.56%) NoSQL
9 260 (3.19%) SQL Server
10 161 (1.97%) GIS
11 139 (1.70%) DynamoDB
12 136 (1.67%) Relational Database
13 133 (1.63%) QGIS
14 113 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
15 100 (1.23%) MongoDB
15 100 (1.23%) Redis
16 77 (0.94%) Power BI
17 75 (0.92%) Amazon Aurora
18 72 (0.88%) Big Data
19 67 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
Development Applications
1 690 (8.46%) Git
2 193 (2.37%) JIRA
3 190 (2.33%) Visual Studio
4 184 (2.26%) GitLab
5 148 (1.81%) Jenkins
6 129 (1.58%) Cypress.io
7 76 (0.93%) LabVIEW
8 72 (0.88%) Bitbucket
9 57 (0.70%) Selenium
10 54 (0.66%) Subversion
11 46 (0.56%) Postman
12 45 (0.55%) TeamCity
13 42 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
14 38 (0.47%) SonarQube
15 35 (0.43%) CircleCI
16 34 (0.42%) Sourcetree
16 34 (0.42%) Vagrant
17 33 (0.40%) Gatling
17 33 (0.40%) JUnit
18 31 (0.38%) CMake
General
1 1,453 (17.82%) Finance
2 985 (12.08%) Social Skills
3 807 (9.90%) Front Office
4 768 (9.42%) Banking
5 514 (6.30%) Investment Banking
6 474 (5.81%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 410 (5.03%) Electronics
8 325 (3.99%) Manufacturing
9 308 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
10 237 (2.91%) Law
11 197 (2.42%) Automotive
12 183 (2.24%) Public Sector
13 177 (2.17%) Legal
14 168 (2.06%) Aerospace
15 163 (2.00%) Retail
16 130 (1.59%) Marketing
17 110 (1.35%) Games
18 100 (1.23%) Telecoms
19 96 (1.18%) Tech for Good
20 83 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5,093 (62.45%) Software Engineer
2 2,136 (26.19%) Senior
3 1,644 (20.16%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1,445 (17.72%) Developer
5 1,025 (12.57%) Lead
6 989 (12.13%) Embedded Engineer
7 946 (11.60%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 521 (6.39%) Python Engineer
9 511 (6.27%) Lead Software Engineer
10 457 (5.60%) Python Software Engineer
11 410 (5.03%) Software Developer
12 391 (4.79%) Java Engineer
13 374 (4.59%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 366 (4.49%) Architect
15 353 (4.33%) Java Software Engineer
16 323 (3.96%) AWS Engineer
16 323 (3.96%) Senior Embedded Engineer
17 311 (3.81%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
18 299 (3.67%) C++ Software Engineer
19 286 (3.51%) AWS Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,285 (15.76%) .NET
2 1,209 (14.83%) React
3 700 (8.58%) gRPC
4 656 (8.04%) Protocol Buffers
5 583 (7.15%) Pandas
6 570 (6.99%) NumPy
7 536 (6.57%) SciPy
8 490 (6.01%) AngularJS
9 477 (5.85%) CSS
10 467 (5.73%) .NET Core
11 439 (5.38%) Node.js
12 384 (4.71%) HTML
13 304 (3.73%) RESTful
14 294 (3.61%) REST
15 289 (3.54%) Spring
16 267 (3.27%) Redux
17 243 (2.98%) Vue
18 240 (2.94%) ASP.NET
19 217 (2.66%) .NET Framework
20 206 (2.53%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 737 (9.04%) Fixed Income
2 671 (8.23%) Hedge funds
3 627 (7.69%) Equities
4 569 (6.98%) Derivative
5 566 (6.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 320 (3.92%) Algorithms
7 271 (3.32%) Cloud Native
8 260 (3.19%) Cyberattack
9 255 (3.13%) Distributed Systems
10 193 (2.37%) Embedded Systems
11 187 (2.29%) Self-Motivation
12 168 (2.06%) IoT
13 161 (1.97%) Greenfield Project
14 160 (1.96%) Product Ownership
15 108 (1.32%) Management Information System
16 102 (1.25%) Mobile App
17 101 (1.24%) Data Structures
18 98 (1.20%) Robotics
19 86 (1.05%) Blog
20 83 (1.02%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 985 (12.08%) Linux
2 413 (5.06%) Windows
3 211 (2.59%) Embedded Linux
4 144 (1.77%) Android
5 96 (1.18%) Ubuntu
6 92 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 90 (1.10%) Apple iOS
8 71 (0.87%) CentOS
9 65 (0.80%) Unix
10 38 (0.47%) Debian
11 26 (0.32%) FreeRTOS
12 18 (0.22%) Windows Server
13 13 (0.16%) Mac OS
13 13 (0.16%) Windows 10
14 8 (0.098%) Alpine Linux
15 7 (0.086%) VMS
16 5 (0.061%) Kali Linux
16 5 (0.061%) VxWorks
16 5 (0.061%) Windows Embedded Compact
17 4 (0.049%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,000 (36.79%) Agile
2 1,176 (14.42%) DevOps
3 1,164 (14.27%) Problem-Solving
4 980 (12.02%) Computer Science
5 911 (11.17%) Mentoring
6 855 (10.48%) Full Stack Development
7 837 (10.26%) Asset Management
8 797 (9.77%) CI/CD
9 778 (9.54%) Machine Learning
10 622 (7.63%) Microservices
11 603 (7.39%) Investment Management
12 578 (7.09%) Artificial Intelligence
13 488 (5.98%) TDD
14 487 (5.97%) SDLC
15 484 (5.94%) Scrum
16 476 (5.84%) User Experience
17 470 (5.76%) Test Automation
18 434 (5.32%) Fintech
19 377 (4.62%) Continuous Integration
20 371 (4.55%) Data Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2,361 (28.95%) Python
2 1,841 (22.58%) JavaScript
3 1,757 (21.55%) Java
4 1,616 (19.82%) C#
5 1,384 (16.97%) TypeScript
6 1,181 (14.48%) C++
7 1,044 (12.80%) SQL
8 920 (11.28%) C
9 296 (3.63%) Kotlin
10 241 (2.96%) PHP
11 232 (2.84%) Go
12 218 (2.67%) Rust
13 206 (2.53%) Scala
14 187 (2.29%) Bash
15 162 (1.99%) Embedded C
16 113 (1.39%) MATLAB
17 82 (1.01%) PowerShell
18 64 (0.78%) Embedded C++
19 53 (0.65%) Ada
19 53 (0.65%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1,416 (17.36%) Degree
2 964 (11.82%) Security Cleared
3 537 (6.58%) SC Cleared
4 478 (5.86%) Computer Science Degree
5 236 (2.89%) Master's Degree
6 213 (2.61%) DV Cleared
7 135 (1.66%) PhD
8 111 (1.36%) BPSS Clearance
9 53 (0.65%) DBS Check
10 26 (0.32%) Azure Certification
10 26 (0.32%) HND
11 25 (0.31%) AWS Certification
12 24 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
13 21 (0.26%) ISTQB
14 18 (0.22%) HNC
15 16 (0.20%) PMI Certification
16 15 (0.18%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
16 15 (0.18%) CISSP
17 10 (0.12%) Numerate Degree
18 9 (0.11%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 224 (2.75%) QA
2 187 (2.29%) Data Quality
3 49 (0.60%) Accessibility
4 27 (0.33%) GDPR
5 25 (0.31%) MISRA
6 23 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 20 (0.25%) PCI DSS
8 18 (0.22%) ISO 26262
9 17 (0.21%) AUTOSAR
10 16 (0.20%) Def Stans
10 16 (0.20%) PMO
11 15 (0.18%) NCSC
12 14 (0.17%) NIST
13 12 (0.15%) IEC 61508
14 11 (0.13%) Software Quality Assurance
15 10 (0.12%) GRC
16 9 (0.11%) IEC 61131
16 9 (0.11%) ISO 13485
16 9 (0.11%) ISO 9000
16 9 (0.11%) MISRA C
System Software
1 601 (7.37%) Docker
2 191 (2.34%) Firmware
3 103 (1.26%) Embedded Firmware
4 59 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
5 27 (0.33%) Active Directory
6 13 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (0.086%) IAG
8 6 (0.074%) Ceph
9 5 (0.061%) Slurm Workload Manager
10 4 (0.049%) NFS
10 4 (0.049%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.037%) Hyper-V
11 3 (0.037%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.025%) HDFS
12 2 (0.025%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.012%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.012%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 708 (8.68%) Kubernetes
2 504 (6.18%) Terraform
3 228 (2.80%) Ansible
4 50 (0.61%) Grafana
5 48 (0.59%) Puppet
6 29 (0.36%) Progress Chef
7 28 (0.34%) Prometheus
8 13 (0.16%) Salt
9 9 (0.11%) Docker Swarm
10 6 (0.074%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 6 (0.074%) Functional Safety
10 6 (0.074%) Knative
10 6 (0.074%) Nessus
10 6 (0.074%) SELinux
11 5 (0.061%) Kibana
11 5 (0.061%) Nagios
11 5 (0.061%) Suricata
12 4 (0.049%) Argo
13 3 (0.037%) Consul
13 3 (0.037%) Packer
Vendors
1 572 (7.01%) Microsoft
2 272 (3.34%) Google
3 139 (1.70%) ESRI
4 76 (0.93%) Bloomberg
5 66 (0.81%) Xilinx
6 60 (0.74%) Reuters
7 54 (0.66%) Oracle
8 46 (0.56%) Databricks
8 46 (0.56%) Red Hat
9 41 (0.50%) SAP
10 40 (0.49%) Micro Focus
11 33 (0.40%) Atlassian
12 31 (0.38%) Siemens
12 31 (0.38%) Xamarin
13 29 (0.36%) SaltStack
14 26 (0.32%) Apple
15 25 (0.31%) EMC
16 23 (0.28%) IBM
17 21 (0.26%) Salesforce
18 16 (0.20%) Splunk