The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Software Development Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Development Engineer
Rank 427 455 453
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 10 6 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.055% 0.029% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.030% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 17
Median salary £35,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
UK excluding London median 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
17675 19960 22319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.87% 97.08% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 14978 16141 18060
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
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 median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Development Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured Software Development Engineer in the job title.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Development Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +11 6 £38,750 -22.50%
Hampshire +4 2 £34,750 -30.50%
Kent - 1 £32,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £37,500 -
Software Development Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, Software Development Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Software Development Engineer in the job title.

1 19 (63.33%) Software Engineering
2 13 (43.33%) Degree
3 12 (40.00%) Windows
3 12 (40.00%) Linux
4 11 (36.67%) OO
4 11 (36.67%) JavaScript
5 10 (33.33%) C
5 10 (33.33%) Python
6 9 (30.00%) Java
6 9 (30.00%) Unix
6 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (26.67%) SQL
7 8 (26.67%) C#
8 7 (23.33%) C++
8 7 (23.33%) HTML
8 7 (23.33%) Web Services
8 7 (23.33%) CSS
8 7 (23.33%) Mathematics
8 7 (23.33%) Unit Testing
8 7 (23.33%) Big Data
8 7 (23.33%) SDLC
9 6 (20.00%) Test Automation
9 6 (20.00%) WebDriver
9 6 (20.00%) Computer Science
9 6 (20.00%) Selenium
9 6 (20.00%) TDD
10 5 (16.67%) Open Source
10 5 (16.67%) Product Management
10 5 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
10 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.67%) CMS
2 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Internet
2 2 (6.67%) CDMA
2 2 (6.67%) GSM
2 2 (6.67%) LTE
2 2 (6.67%) Modbus
2 2 (6.67%) Profibus
2 2 (6.67%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) Big Data
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Selenium
1 6 (20.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (10.00%) MSTest
2 3 (10.00%) NUnit
3 2 (6.67%) Cucumber
3 2 (6.67%) Eclipse
3 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.67%) HP UFT
3 2 (6.67%) JIRA
3 2 (6.67%) JMeter
3 2 (6.67%) Maven
3 2 (6.67%) NetBeans
3 2 (6.67%) SoapUI
3 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.33%) Subversion
4 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.00%) Electronics
2 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) CSS
1 7 (23.33%) HTML
1 7 (23.33%) Web Services
2 5 (16.67%) .NET
2 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 5 (16.67%) POSIX
3 3 (10.00%) XML
4 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
4 2 (6.67%) REST
4 2 (6.67%) Spring
4 2 (6.67%) WPF
5 1 (3.33%) Ajax
5 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.33%) CSS3
5 1 (3.33%) Ember.js
5 1 (3.33%) jQuery
5 1 (3.33%) JSON
5 1 (3.33%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (3.33%) RESTful
5 1 (3.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Mathematics
2 6 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (16.67%) Client/Server
3 5 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (16.67%) Mainframe
4 2 (6.67%) Data Structures
4 2 (6.67%) N-Tier
4 2 (6.67%) Physics
5 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.33%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) Linux
1 12 (40.00%) Windows
2 9 (30.00%) Unix
3 5 (16.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) Software Engineering
2 11 (36.67%) OO
3 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (23.33%) SDLC
4 7 (23.33%) Unit Testing
5 6 (20.00%) TDD
5 6 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 5 (16.67%) Network Management
6 5 (16.67%) Open Source
6 5 (16.67%) Product Management
6 5 (16.67%) Scrum
7 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
7 4 (13.33%) SOLID
7 4 (13.33%) UML
8 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (10.00%) Issue Tracking
8 3 (10.00%) OOD
8 3 (10.00%) Process Improvement
8 3 (10.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) JavaScript
2 10 (33.33%) C
2 10 (33.33%) Python
3 9 (30.00%) Java
4 8 (26.67%) C#
4 8 (26.67%) SQL
5 7 (23.33%) C++
6 5 (16.67%) Assembly Language
7 4 (13.33%) Perl
7 4 (13.33%) Shell Script
8 3 (10.00%) Delphi
8 3 (10.00%) PHP
8 3 (10.00%) Ruby
9 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
10 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
10 1 (3.33%) VB
10 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
10 1 (3.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) IBM
2 3 (10.00%) SAP
3 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) Rally