Software Engineering Jobs in the UK excluding London

Software Engineering
UK > UK excluding London

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 21 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
21 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 10 22 12
Rank change year-on-year +12 -10 +6
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 9,845 5,265 10,523
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 12.29% 9.53% 13.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.22% 9.98% 14.61%
Number of salaries quoted 5,728 3,011 4,839
10th Percentile £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £61,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -6.50% +6.96% +9.52%
75th Percentile £70,000 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £60,500 £70,000 £69,078
% change year-on-year -13.57% +1.34% +15.13%

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK excluding London

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 the UK excluding London.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 64,702 52,760 72,012
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 80.77% 95.48% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 43,767 28,367 41,386
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £40,000 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +8.81%
75th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £82,500 £80,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,899 £60,000
% change year-on-year -9.69% +1.50% +9.09%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in the UK excluding London

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Software Engineering in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Software Engineering in the UK excluding London

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Software Engineering in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 21 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in the UK excluding London

Software Engineering
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 21 June 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
Scotland +4 2,813 £60,000 -7.69% 89
North of England +15 1,979 £57,500 -8.00% 173
South East +6 1,728 £55,000 -15.38% 247
South West +12 1,395 £55,000 -12.00% 164
North West +15 1,225 £60,000 -7.69% 103
Midlands +20 1,017 £55,000 -4.35% 177
East of England +14 615 £60,000 -7.69% 106
Yorkshire +12 597 £55,000 -12.00% 44
West Midlands +25 540 £60,000 - 98
East Midlands +14 477 £50,000 -9.09% 78
Wales +9 192 £50,000 +3.94% 25
North East +19 157 £55,000 +10.00% 29
Northern Ireland 0 108 £60,000 +20.00% 15
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London 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
1 546 (5.55%) Apache Spark
2 280 (2.84%) ArcGIS
3 264 (2.68%) GeoServer
4 173 (1.76%) Apache
5 106 (1.08%) Apache Airflow
6 103 (1.05%) Confluence
7 102 (1.04%) FileNet
8 32 (0.33%) Cloud Foundry
9 24 (0.24%) SharePoint
10 22 (0.22%) CMS
11 21 (0.21%) GemFire
12 17 (0.17%) Tomcat
13 15 (0.15%) NServiceBus
14 13 (0.13%) nginx
15 12 (0.12%) Camunda
15 12 (0.12%) Microsoft Exchange
16 11 (0.11%) CICS
17 10 (0.10%) IIS
17 10 (0.10%) WordPress
18 9 (0.091%) WebSphere
Applications
1 157 (1.59%) Simulink
2 29 (0.29%) Stateflow
3 21 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
4 19 (0.19%) Microsoft Office
5 17 (0.17%) AutoCAD
6 11 (0.11%) CANalyzer
7 10 (0.10%) OrCAD
8 8 (0.081%) Adobe XD
9 6 (0.061%) Trello
10 5 (0.051%) MS Visio
11 4 (0.041%) Doxygen
11 4 (0.041%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 3 (0.030%) GNU Octave
12 3 (0.030%) TargetLink
13 2 (0.020%) Autodesk Inventor
13 2 (0.020%) Chatbot
13 2 (0.020%) Fusion 360
13 2 (0.020%) Revit
13 2 (0.020%) Sketch
13 2 (0.020%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 34 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.091%) Magento
2 9 (0.091%) Payment Gateway
3 7 (0.071%) NetSuite
4 5 (0.051%) SAP S/4HANA
5 4 (0.041%) C-CURE
5 4 (0.041%) Shopify
6 3 (0.030%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.030%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.030%) Siebel CRM
7 2 (0.020%) Infor M3
7 2 (0.020%) Salesforce CRM
7 2 (0.020%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.010%) SAP EHS
8 1 (0.010%) Teamcenter
8 1 (0.010%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 2,341 (23.78%) AWS
2 1,388 (14.10%) Azure
3 318 (3.23%) GCP
4 275 (2.79%) SaaS
5 231 (2.35%) Azure DevOps
6 228 (2.32%) Serverless
7 194 (1.97%) GitHub
8 181 (1.84%) Amazon S3
9 147 (1.49%) AWS Lambda
10 126 (1.28%) Datadog
11 119 (1.21%) Power Platform
12 118 (1.20%) Dynamics 365
13 94 (0.95%) Amazon EKS
14 87 (0.88%) Amazon ECS
15 85 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
16 82 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
17 74 (0.75%) Amazon SQS
18 73 (0.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 64 (0.65%) Amazon Kinesis
20 60 (0.61%) GitHub Actions
Communications & Networking
1 157 (1.59%) Wireless
2 124 (1.26%) TCP/IP
3 104 (1.06%) Network Security
4 93 (0.94%) Ethernet
5 84 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
6 82 (0.83%) Kerberos
7 70 (0.71%) RS-232
8 55 (0.56%) Bluetooth
9 51 (0.52%) MQTT
10 47 (0.48%) Internet
10 47 (0.48%) RS-485
11 45 (0.46%) HTTP
12 35 (0.36%) AMQP
13 33 (0.34%) Modbus
14 25 (0.25%) 5G
14 25 (0.25%) ZigBee
15 24 (0.24%) 4G
16 18 (0.18%) Firewall
17 15 (0.15%) J1939
18 14 (0.14%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 815 (8.28%) NoSQL
2 487 (4.95%) PostgreSQL
3 485 (4.93%) Big Data
4 315 (3.20%) MySQL
5 306 (3.11%) GIS
6 264 (2.68%) QGIS
7 257 (2.61%) SQL Server
8 245 (2.49%) Hadoop
9 222 (2.25%) Relational Database
10 206 (2.09%) Elasticsearch
11 156 (1.58%) Apache Cassandra
12 153 (1.55%) MongoDB
13 105 (1.07%) Apache Hive
14 99 (1.01%) Redis
15 86 (0.87%) HBase
16 80 (0.81%) Power BI
17 73 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
18 72 (0.73%) Data Lake
18 72 (0.73%) Metadata
19 62 (0.63%) DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 837 (8.50%) Git
2 426 (4.33%) Jenkins
3 282 (2.86%) JIRA
4 266 (2.70%) Visual Studio
5 239 (2.43%) JUnit
6 173 (1.76%) Bitbucket
7 163 (1.66%) GitLab
8 141 (1.43%) Cypress.io
9 126 (1.28%) Jasmine
10 123 (1.25%) Selenium
11 91 (0.92%) Subversion
12 90 (0.91%) LabVIEW
13 85 (0.86%) Maven
14 79 (0.80%) Bitbucket Server
15 66 (0.67%) Artifactory
15 66 (0.67%) Karma Test Runner
16 64 (0.65%) WebDriver
17 61 (0.62%) Sourcetree
18 60 (0.61%) Protractor
19 50 (0.51%) Mockito
General
1 2,539 (25.79%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 2,509 (25.49%) Finance
3 2,143 (21.77%) Law
4 1,160 (11.78%) Marketing
5 1,096 (11.13%) Social Skills
6 686 (6.97%) Legal
7 575 (5.84%) Electronics
8 459 (4.66%) Banking
9 425 (4.32%) Manufacturing
10 356 (3.62%) Analytical Skills
11 331 (3.36%) Investment Banking
12 279 (2.83%) Automotive
13 224 (2.28%) Financial Institution
14 215 (2.18%) Aerospace
15 165 (1.68%) Influencing Skills
16 158 (1.60%) Games
17 146 (1.48%) Public Sector
18 145 (1.47%) Retail
19 122 (1.24%) Presentation Skills
20 107 (1.09%) Military
Job Titles
1 6,879 (69.87%) Software Engineer
2 2,258 (22.94%) Senior
3 1,768 (17.96%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1,306 (13.27%) Lead
5 1,255 (12.75%) Embedded Engineer
6 1,159 (11.77%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1,149 (11.67%) Developer
8 918 (9.32%) Lead Software Engineer
9 865 (8.79%) Java Engineer
10 829 (8.42%) Java Software Engineer
11 414 (4.21%) Full Stack Engineer
11 414 (4.21%) Senior Embedded Engineer
12 394 (4.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
13 391 (3.97%) Python Engineer
14 384 (3.90%) Python Software Engineer
15 383 (3.89%) Full Stack Software Engineer
16 375 (3.81%) Software Developer
17 364 (3.70%) C++ Software Engineer
18 331 (3.36%) Big Data Engineer
18 331 (3.36%) Big Data Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,440 (14.63%) .NET
2 1,368 (13.90%) React
3 825 (8.38%) Spring
4 812 (8.25%) CSS
5 775 (7.87%) AngularJS
6 622 (6.32%) HTML
7 558 (5.67%) .NET Core
8 517 (5.25%) Node.js
9 457 (4.64%) Spring Boot
10 445 (4.52%) Kafka
11 415 (4.22%) RESTful
12 297 (3.02%) JSON
13 291 (2.96%) Web Services
14 285 (2.89%) REST
15 274 (2.78%) PostGIS
16 268 (2.72%) Leaflet
16 268 (2.72%) OpenLayers
17 253 (2.57%) ASP.NET
18 252 (2.56%) Hibernate
19 240 (2.44%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1,023 (10.39%) Algorithms
2 939 (9.54%) Cloud Native
3 257 (2.61%) IoT
4 251 (2.55%) Public Cloud
5 250 (2.54%) Embedded Systems
6 233 (2.37%) Cyberattack
7 209 (2.12%) Management Information System
8 208 (2.11%) Product Ownership
9 206 (2.09%) Greenfield Project
10 193 (1.96%) Onboarding
11 185 (1.88%) Data Structures
12 170 (1.73%) Self-Motivation
13 138 (1.40%) Distributed Systems
14 123 (1.25%) Reference Data
15 106 (1.08%) Mobile App
16 90 (0.91%) Robotics
17 77 (0.78%) Market Risk
17 77 (0.78%) Private Cloud
18 75 (0.76%) Device Driver
19 70 (0.71%) Virtual Reality
Operating Systems
1 1,194 (12.13%) Linux
2 447 (4.54%) Windows
3 254 (2.58%) Embedded Linux
4 176 (1.79%) Unix
5 143 (1.45%) Android
6 112 (1.14%) Ubuntu
7 83 (0.84%) Apple iOS
8 69 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 57 (0.58%) CentOS
10 43 (0.44%) FreeRTOS
11 37 (0.38%) Debian
12 17 (0.17%) Mac OS
13 16 (0.16%) Windows Server
14 15 (0.15%) Windows 10
15 8 (0.081%) Alpine Linux
15 8 (0.081%) VxWorks
16 6 (0.061%) Mac OS X
16 6 (0.061%) ThreadX
17 5 (0.051%) Windows Embedded Compact
17 5 (0.051%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,172 (42.38%) Agile
2 2,284 (23.20%) SDLC
3 2,271 (23.07%) CI/CD
4 1,709 (17.36%) Machine Learning
5 1,627 (16.53%) Operational Stability
6 1,619 (16.44%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1,469 (14.92%) Problem-Solving
8 1,270 (12.90%) DevOps
9 1,249 (12.69%) Computer Science
10 1,176 (11.95%) Community of Practice
11 959 (9.74%) Mentoring
12 917 (9.31%) Full Stack Development
13 898 (9.12%) Continuous Improvement
14 878 (8.92%) Microservices
15 845 (8.58%) Visualisation
16 659 (6.69%) Risk Management
17 637 (6.47%) Test Automation
18 593 (6.02%) Mathematics
19 590 (5.99%) Scrum
20 562 (5.71%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 2,527 (25.67%) Java
2 2,408 (24.46%) Python
3 1,798 (18.26%) C#
4 1,768 (17.96%) SQL
5 1,563 (15.88%) JavaScript
6 1,335 (13.56%) C
7 1,195 (12.14%) C++
8 759 (7.71%) TypeScript
9 341 (3.46%) Embedded C
10 315 (3.20%) Scala
11 226 (2.30%) PHP
12 223 (2.27%) Go
13 198 (2.01%) Bash
14 146 (1.48%) MATLAB
15 132 (1.34%) PL/SQL
16 130 (1.32%) Rust
17 125 (1.27%) Kotlin
18 101 (1.03%) T-SQL
19 86 (0.87%) Ada
20 74 (0.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1,519 (15.43%) Degree
2 1,198 (12.17%) Security Cleared
3 734 (7.46%) SC Cleared
4 468 (4.75%) Computer Science Degree
5 214 (2.17%) Master's Degree
6 199 (2.02%) DV Cleared
7 169 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
8 115 (1.17%) PhD
9 51 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
10 43 (0.44%) HND
11 33 (0.34%) Azure Certification
12 32 (0.33%) AWS Certification
12 32 (0.33%) HNC
13 24 (0.24%) PMI Certification
14 21 (0.21%) ISTQB
15 16 (0.16%) CISSP
16 12 (0.12%) DBS Check
17 10 (0.10%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
17 10 (0.10%) Cisco Certification
18 9 (0.091%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 205 (2.08%) QA
2 81 (0.82%) Accessibility
3 59 (0.60%) MISRA
4 51 (0.52%) SLA
5 35 (0.36%) ISO 26262
6 31 (0.31%) GDPR
7 28 (0.28%) Data Quality
7 28 (0.28%) PMO
8 26 (0.26%) ISO 13485
9 24 (0.24%) AUTOSAR
9 24 (0.24%) Def Stans
10 22 (0.22%) Automotive SPICE
11 21 (0.21%) IEC 61508
12 18 (0.18%) Software Quality Assurance
13 14 (0.14%) NIST
14 13 (0.13%) IEC 62304
15 12 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 11 (0.11%) MISRA C
17 10 (0.10%) GRC
17 10 (0.10%) NCSC
System Software
1 531 (5.39%) Docker
2 323 (3.28%) Firmware
3 140 (1.42%) Embedded Firmware
4 86 (0.87%) HDFS
5 78 (0.79%) Active Directory
6 14 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (0.11%) Time Sharing Option
8 10 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (0.071%) IAG
10 4 (0.041%) NFS
10 4 (0.041%) Slurm Workload Manager
10 4 (0.041%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.030%) Hyper-V
11 3 (0.030%) Virtual Desktop
11 3 (0.030%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.020%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.020%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.010%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 767 (7.79%) Kubernetes
2 506 (5.14%) Terraform
3 180 (1.83%) Grafana
4 159 (1.62%) Ansible
5 93 (0.94%) Prometheus
6 34 (0.35%) Puppet
7 33 (0.34%) Progress Chef
8 26 (0.26%) ITRS Geneos
9 22 (0.22%) Kibana
10 21 (0.21%) HAProxy
10 21 (0.21%) Zipkin
11 16 (0.16%) Functional Safety
12 7 (0.071%) Graphite
13 6 (0.061%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
13 6 (0.061%) Nessus
14 5 (0.051%) Docker Swarm
14 5 (0.051%) HP ALM
14 5 (0.051%) Istio
14 5 (0.051%) Nagios
14 5 (0.051%) Suricata
Vendors
1 519 (5.27%) Microsoft
2 376 (3.82%) Oracle
3 276 (2.80%) ESRI
4 220 (2.23%) Databricks
5 191 (1.94%) Google
6 186 (1.89%) Splunk
7 151 (1.53%) Dynatrace
8 79 (0.80%) Informatica
9 68 (0.69%) SAP
10 59 (0.60%) Red Hat
11 56 (0.57%) Cloudera
12 54 (0.55%) Xamarin
13 53 (0.54%) IBM
14 49 (0.50%) Alteryx
14 49 (0.50%) Atlassian
15 47 (0.48%) SaltStack
15 47 (0.48%) Xilinx
16 46 (0.47%) Siemens
17 29 (0.29%) Micro Focus
18 27 (0.27%) EMC