The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Development Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Development Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Development Engineer
Rank 439 459 465
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 18 9 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.093% 0.042% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.043% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 15
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,600 £47,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £85,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +25.00%
Software Development Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region. 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
18702 21017 22742
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.77% 96.92% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 15914 16823 18183
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Development Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Development Engineer in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Development Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Software Development Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Development Engineer across the South East region.

Software Development Engineer Salary Trend in the South East

Software Development Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Development Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Software Development Engineer Salary Histogram in the South East

Software Development Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Development Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +23 7 £35,000 -39.13%
Surrey 0 3 £50,000 -
Buckinghamshire +23 2 £60,000 +20.00%
Hampshire +10 2 £37,500 -14.28% 1
Kent - 2 £32,000 -
West Sussex - 2 £37,500 -
Software Development Engineer
England

Software Development Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Software Development Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Development Engineer in their job title.

1 26 (65.00%) Software Engineering
2 21 (52.50%) Degree
3 19 (47.50%) JavaScript
4 17 (42.50%) Linux
5 16 (40.00%) HTML
6 15 (37.50%) C#
6 15 (37.50%) Python
7 13 (32.50%) Unix
8 12 (30.00%) CSS
9 11 (27.50%) Windows
9 11 (27.50%) SQL
9 11 (27.50%) .NET
10 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET
10 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (22.50%) C
11 9 (22.50%) C++
11 9 (22.50%) Perl
11 9 (22.50%) OO
11 9 (22.50%) Internet
11 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (20.00%) Java
12 8 (20.00%) UML
12 8 (20.00%) Computer Science
13 7 (17.50%) Mathematics
13 7 (17.50%) Unit Testing
13 7 (17.50%) Big Data
14 6 (15.00%) WebDriver
14 6 (15.00%) Open Source
14 6 (15.00%) Manual Testing
14 6 (15.00%) Test Automation

Software Development Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Software Development Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Development Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.50%) IIS
2 2 (5.00%) CMS
3 1 (2.50%) WinCC
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (7.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (22.50%) Internet
2 5 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.50%) Modbus
4 2 (5.00%) CDMA
4 2 (5.00%) GSM
4 2 (5.00%) LTE
4 2 (5.00%) Profibus
4 2 (5.00%) UMTS
5 1 (2.50%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) Big Data
2 4 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.50%) GIS
3 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Selenium
1 6 (15.00%) WebDriver
2 5 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (7.50%) JIRA
3 3 (7.50%) MSTest
3 3 (7.50%) NUnit
4 2 (5.00%) HP UFT
4 2 (5.00%) JMeter
4 2 (5.00%) Maven
4 2 (5.00%) NetBeans
4 2 (5.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.50%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.50%) Subversion
General
1 6 (15.00%) Manufacturing
2 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.50%) Electronics
3 3 (7.50%) Finance
3 3 (7.50%) Marketing
4 1 (2.50%) Advertising
4 1 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (40.00%) HTML
2 12 (30.00%) CSS
3 11 (27.50%) .NET
4 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (15.00%) Web Services
6 5 (12.50%) Ajax
6 5 (12.50%) POSIX
7 3 (7.50%) WPF
7 3 (7.50%) XML
8 2 (5.00%) REST
8 2 (5.00%) Spring
9 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
9 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (2.50%) CSS3
9 1 (2.50%) DirectX
9 1 (2.50%) Ember.js
9 1 (2.50%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (2.50%) RESTful
9 1 (2.50%) SOAP
9 1 (2.50%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 7 (17.50%) Mathematics
4 5 (12.50%) Client/Server
4 5 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (12.50%) Mainframe
5 2 (5.00%) Data Structures
5 2 (5.00%) N-Tier
5 2 (5.00%) Physics
6 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.50%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 17 (42.50%) Linux
2 13 (32.50%) Unix
3 11 (27.50%) Windows
4 5 (12.50%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (65.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (22.50%) OO
4 8 (20.00%) UML
5 7 (17.50%) Unit Testing
6 6 (15.00%) Manual Testing
6 6 (15.00%) MVC
6 6 (15.00%) Open Source
6 6 (15.00%) Test Automation
7 5 (12.50%) Network Management
7 5 (12.50%) Product Management
7 5 (12.50%) SDLC
8 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 4 (10.00%) SOLID
8 4 (10.00%) TDD
9 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (7.50%) Multithreading
9 3 (7.50%) Release Management
9 3 (7.50%) Scrum
9 3 (7.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 19 (47.50%) JavaScript
2 15 (37.50%) C#
2 15 (37.50%) Python
3 11 (27.50%) SQL
4 9 (22.50%) C
4 9 (22.50%) C++
4 9 (22.50%) Perl
5 8 (20.00%) Java
6 5 (12.50%) Assembly Language
7 4 (10.00%) PHP
7 4 (10.00%) Shell Script
8 3 (7.50%) Delphi
8 3 (7.50%) Ruby
9 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.50%) VB
10 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
10 1 (2.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 21 (52.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (2.50%) GAMP
2 1 (2.50%) GMP
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) IBM
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.00%) Forcepoint
3 3 (7.50%) SAP
4 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle