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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Development Engineer
Rank 437 411 425
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 2 21 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.009% 0.098% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.10% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 32
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
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
20702 20436 22133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.45% 94.89% 95.50%
Number of salaries quoted 16710 16412 19303
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £59,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 22 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
West Sussex -1 1 £35,000 -15.66%
Hampshire -25 1 - -
Software Development Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 13 (76.47%) C#
2 9 (52.94%) Degree
3 8 (47.06%) .NET
4 7 (41.18%) SQL
4 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
5 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio
5 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
6 5 (29.41%) C
7 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
7 4 (23.53%) C++
7 4 (23.53%) HTML
7 4 (23.53%) Web Services
7 4 (23.53%) Windows
7 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
7 4 (23.53%) QA
7 4 (23.53%) PDA
7 4 (23.53%) Change Control
8 3 (17.65%) WPF
8 3 (17.65%) Firmware
8 3 (17.65%) Electronics
8 3 (17.65%) Validation
8 3 (17.65%) Linux
8 3 (17.65%) UML
8 3 (17.65%) XML
8 3 (17.65%) Java
8 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
8 3 (17.65%) CSS
9 2 (11.76%) SOAP
9 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
9 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Simulink
1 1 (5.88%) Stateflow
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.76%) Selenium
2 2 (11.76%) MSBuild
3 1 (5.88%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (5.88%) LabVIEW
3 1 (5.88%) NUnit
3 1 (5.88%) Subversion
3 1 (5.88%) StarTeam
General
1 3 (17.65%) Electronics
2 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.76%) Games
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) Web Services
2 4 (23.53%) HTML
3 3 (17.65%) XML
3 3 (17.65%) CSS
3 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
3 3 (17.65%) WPF
4 2 (11.76%) jQuery
4 2 (11.76%) HTML5
4 2 (11.76%) Ajax
4 2 (11.76%) JSON
4 2 (11.76%) WCF
4 2 (11.76%) SOAP
5 1 (5.88%) XHTML
5 1 (5.88%) COM
5 1 (5.88%) DCOM
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Remoting
5 1 (5.88%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
2 4 (23.53%) PDA
3 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
3 2 (11.76%) IPTV
3 2 (11.76%) Algorithms
4 1 (5.88%) Physics
4 1 (5.88%) Mechatronics
4 1 (5.88%) MPEG
4 1 (5.88%) Streaming Media
4 1 (5.88%) Open Source
4 1 (5.88%) User Experience
4 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Android
3 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
1 4 (23.53%) Change Control
2 3 (17.65%) Validation
2 3 (17.65%) UML
3 2 (11.76%) Multithreading
3 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Test Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Workflow Management
4 1 (5.88%) Web Application Development
4 1 (5.88%) User Stories
4 1 (5.88%) SysML
4 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Load Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.88%) Manual Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Time Management
4 1 (5.88%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) C#
2 7 (41.18%) SQL
3 5 (29.41%) C
4 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 4 (23.53%) C++
5 3 (17.65%) Java
6 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.88%) VBScript
6 1 (5.88%) Python
6 1 (5.88%) Embedded C
6 1 (5.88%) MATLAB
6 1 (5.88%) Objective-C
6 1 (5.88%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Borland
2 1 (5.88%) Apple
2 1 (5.88%) Atmel