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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Development Engineer
Rank 424 450 435
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 26 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.019% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.020% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 19 4 6
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +45.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £51,500 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £79,000 £47,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
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
18287 19931 19929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.42% 97.07% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 15671 16283 15778
Average salary £44,000 £40,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.64% -4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 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 13 February 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
(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 +9 8 £50,000 -16.66% 1
West Sussex - 7 - -
Hampshire - 3 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £45,000 -
Surrey +13 2 £50,000 - 1
Kent - 2 £46,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £60,000 - 2
Software Development Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 24 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 23 (54.76%) HTML
2 23 (54.76%) Software Engineering
2 23 (54.76%) Degree
3 22 (52.38%) C#
4 19 (45.24%) CSS
5 16 (38.10%) .NET
6 14 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 14 (33.33%) Linux
7 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (28.57%) MVC
9 11 (26.19%) Windows
9 11 (26.19%) Python
10 10 (23.81%) Unix
10 10 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (21.43%) Multithreading
11 9 (21.43%) C++
11 9 (21.43%) SQL
11 9 (21.43%) Ajax
11 9 (21.43%) Computer Science
12 8 (19.05%) C
12 8 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (16.67%) WebDriver
13 7 (16.67%) Perl
13 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
13 7 (16.67%) Internet
13 7 (16.67%) Selenium
14 6 (14.29%) Mathematics
14 6 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
14 6 (14.29%) IBM

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 (7.14%) CMS
1 3 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (2.38%) Apache
2 1 (2.38%) Drupal
2 1 (2.38%) JBoss
2 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.38%) WinCC
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) GIMP
2 1 (2.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) Internet
2 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.14%) Modbus
4 2 (4.76%) Profibus
5 1 (2.38%) CDMA
5 1 (2.38%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.38%) GSM
5 1 (2.38%) LTE
5 1 (2.38%) UMTS
5 1 (2.38%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) Big Data
2 4 (9.52%) NoSQL
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.76%) MySQL
4 1 (2.38%) DB2
4 1 (2.38%) GIS
Development Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (16.67%) Selenium
2 7 (16.67%) WebDriver
3 4 (9.52%) NUnit
4 3 (7.14%) JIRA
4 3 (7.14%) JMeter
5 2 (4.76%) HP UFT
5 2 (4.76%) MSTest
5 2 (4.76%) SoapUI
5 2 (4.76%) SpecFlow
5 2 (4.76%) Subversion
6 1 (2.38%) CruiseControl
6 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.38%) Maven
6 1 (2.38%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.38%) NetBeans
General
1 5 (11.90%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.14%) Electronics
2 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.76%) Aerospace
3 2 (4.76%) Finance
3 2 (4.76%) Marketing
4 1 (2.38%) Advertising
4 1 (2.38%) Games
4 1 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.38%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (54.76%) HTML
2 19 (45.24%) CSS
3 16 (38.10%) .NET
4 14 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 9 (21.43%) Ajax
6 6 (14.29%) Web Services
7 5 (11.90%) POSIX
8 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (7.14%) MFC
8 3 (7.14%) REST
8 3 (7.14%) SOAP
8 3 (7.14%) WPF
8 3 (7.14%) XML
9 2 (4.76%) JSON
10 1 (2.38%) Apache Axis
10 1 (2.38%) HTML5
10 1 (2.38%) jQuery
10 1 (2.38%) RESTful
10 1 (2.38%) Struts
10 1 (2.38%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (21.43%) Computer Science
3 6 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 5 (11.90%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (11.90%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (11.90%) Mainframe
5 3 (7.14%) Physics
6 2 (4.76%) Client/Server
6 2 (4.76%) Data Structures
6 2 (4.76%) N-Tier
7 1 (2.38%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 14 (33.33%) Linux
2 11 (26.19%) Windows
3 10 (23.81%) Unix
4 5 (11.90%) zOS
5 3 (7.14%) Android
5 3 (7.14%) Windows CE
5 3 (7.14%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (54.76%) Software Engineering
2 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (28.57%) MVC
4 9 (21.43%) Multithreading
5 6 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 6 (14.29%) OO
5 6 (14.29%) Open Source
5 6 (14.29%) SDLC
5 6 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 5 (11.90%) Network Management
6 5 (11.90%) Product Management
6 5 (11.90%) Unit Testing
7 4 (9.52%) Service Delivery
7 4 (9.52%) UML
8 3 (7.14%) Content Management
8 3 (7.14%) Image Processing
8 3 (7.14%) OOD
8 3 (7.14%) SOLID
8 3 (7.14%) TDD
8 3 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 24 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 22 (52.38%) C#
3 11 (26.19%) Python
4 9 (21.43%) C++
4 9 (21.43%) SQL
5 8 (19.05%) C
6 7 (16.67%) Perl
7 6 (14.29%) Java
8 5 (11.90%) Assembly Language
9 4 (9.52%) PHP
10 3 (7.14%) VC++
11 2 (4.76%) Ruby
12 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
12 1 (2.38%) Lua
12 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (54.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) QA
2 3 (7.14%) SDET
3 1 (2.38%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (2.38%) GAMP
3 1 (2.38%) GMP
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.29%) IBM
3 4 (9.52%) Forcepoint
4 2 (4.76%) SAP
5 1 (2.38%) Perforce
5 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
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