The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Development Engineer
Rank 437 415 421
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 20 15 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.087% 0.068% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.071% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 15 14 17
Average salary £55,000 £31,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+76.00% -26.47%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £33,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+48.14% -20.58%
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21686 21057 22161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.82% 94.95% 95.56%
Number of salaries quoted 17392 17379 18939
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Development Engineer
England

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 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
Berkshire - 10 £50,000 - 1
West Sussex -5 3 £35,000 -20.45% 1
Surrey - 3 £55,000 -
Hampshire -12 2 £36,000 +20.00%
East Sussex -17 1 £38,500 -26.66% 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Software Development Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 28 (77.78%) C#
2 24 (66.67%) Degree
3 20 (55.56%) Computer Science
4 16 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (38.89%) .NET
6 11 (30.56%) Selenium
7 10 (27.78%) Software Engineering
8 9 (25.00%) C++
8 9 (25.00%) Windows
9 8 (22.22%) Linux
9 8 (22.22%) Java
9 8 (22.22%) C
9 8 (22.22%) IPTV
10 7 (19.44%) Software Testing
10 7 (19.44%) Visual Studio
10 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
10 7 (19.44%) HTML
11 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET
11 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 6 (16.67%) XML
11 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
11 6 (16.67%) Ajax
12 5 (13.89%) Performance Analysis
12 5 (13.89%) MSBuild
12 5 (13.89%) Games
12 5 (13.89%) SQL
12 5 (13.89%) T-SQL
12 5 (13.89%) OO
13 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
13 4 (11.11%) WinForms

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

Cloud Services
1 16 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.33%) HTTP
3 2 (5.56%) VoIP
3 2 (5.56%) DNS
3 2 (5.56%) SSL
3 2 (5.56%) Internet
3 2 (5.56%) IPv4
3 2 (5.56%) IPv6
3 2 (5.56%) Unified Communications
4 1 (2.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) SQLite
2 1 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (30.56%) Selenium
2 7 (19.44%) Visual Studio
3 5 (13.89%) MSBuild
4 3 (8.33%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (8.33%) NUnit
5 1 (2.78%) StarTeam
5 1 (2.78%) Subversion
5 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (13.89%) Games
2 3 (8.33%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Electronics
4 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (38.89%) .NET
2 7 (19.44%) HTML
3 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 6 (16.67%) XML
3 6 (16.67%) Ajax
4 4 (11.11%) WinForms
5 2 (5.56%) CSS
5 2 (5.56%) JPA
6 1 (2.78%) HTML5
6 1 (2.78%) .NET Remoting
6 1 (2.78%) Spring
6 1 (2.78%) COM
6 1 (2.78%) DCOM
6 1 (2.78%) XHTML
6 1 (2.78%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (55.56%) Computer Science
2 8 (22.22%) IPTV
3 1 (2.78%) Streaming Media
3 1 (2.78%) SCADA
3 1 (2.78%) Physics
3 1 (2.78%) Firmware
3 1 (2.78%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) Windows
2 8 (22.22%) Linux
3 3 (8.33%) Android
3 3 (8.33%) Apple iOS
3 3 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Software Engineering
2 7 (19.44%) Software Testing
3 5 (13.89%) Performance Analysis
3 5 (13.89%) OO
4 4 (11.11%) Validation
4 4 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 3 (8.33%) Performance Testing
5 3 (8.33%) Unit Testing
5 3 (8.33%) Workflow Management
5 3 (8.33%) Automated Testing
5 3 (8.33%) User Stories
5 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.33%) Workflow
5 3 (8.33%) Code Coverage
5 3 (8.33%) Regression Testing
6 2 (5.56%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.78%) User Experience Design
7 1 (2.78%) Time Management
7 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.78%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 28 (77.78%) C#
2 9 (25.00%) C++
3 8 (22.22%) Java
3 8 (22.22%) C
4 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
5 5 (13.89%) SQL
5 5 (13.89%) T-SQL
6 3 (8.33%) Python
7 2 (5.56%) Perl
8 1 (2.78%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.78%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.78%) Embedded C
8 1 (2.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) Cisco
2 2 (5.56%) Websense
2 2 (5.56%) Juniper
2 2 (5.56%) VMware
3 1 (2.78%) Borland
3 1 (2.78%) Apple
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