The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 73 81 82
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 668 718 827
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.67% 3.47% 3.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.79% 3.58% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 592 622 756
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Software 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
17624 20064 22070
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.79% 97.07% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 14938 16188 17853
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £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 Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Software Engineer Salary Trend in the South East

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the South East

Software 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 Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 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
Hampshire +27 143 £42,500 +6.25% 20
Berkshire +10 121 £47,500 -5.00% 11
West Sussex -3 111 £42,500 - 4
Oxfordshire +16 92 £45,000 +5.88% 10
Surrey -8 91 £44,000 -2.22% 18
Buckinghamshire -1 47 £40,000 +5.26% 7
East Sussex -16 38 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Kent +23 26 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Middlesex +4 2 £57,500 +74.24% 1
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, Software 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 1317 (98.87%) Software Engineering
2 813 (61.04%) C++
3 522 (39.19%) C#
4 504 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
5 478 (35.89%) Java
6 468 (35.14%) Degree
7 419 (31.46%) Linux
8 353 (26.50%) C
9 352 (26.43%) Computer Science
10 351 (26.35%) Windows
11 336 (25.23%) JavaScript
11 336 (25.23%) SQL
12 289 (21.70%) Python
13 288 (21.62%) .NET
14 256 (19.22%) TDD
15 251 (18.84%) OO
16 242 (18.17%) HTML
17 217 (16.29%) Multithreading
18 194 (14.56%) CSS
19 179 (13.44%) Mathematics
20 160 (12.01%) Web Services
21 159 (11.94%) XML
22 151 (11.34%) Microsoft
23 150 (11.26%) SQL Server
24 134 (10.06%) Embedded Systems
25 132 (9.91%) Visual Studio
25 132 (9.91%) Scrum
26 130 (9.76%) SDLC
27 118 (8.86%) MVC
28 114 (8.56%) OOD

Software 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 42 (3.15%) Node.js
2 30 (2.25%) Apache
3 29 (2.18%) Elasticsearch
4 22 (1.65%) IIS
5 21 (1.58%) Tomcat
6 16 (1.20%) CICS
7 11 (0.83%) Apache Pig
7 11 (0.83%) Apache Spark
8 8 (0.60%) CMS
9 7 (0.53%) Confluence
9 7 (0.53%) WebLogic
10 5 (0.38%) Cloud Foundry
10 5 (0.38%) OpenStack
10 5 (0.38%) SAS
11 4 (0.30%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.30%) WinCC
12 3 (0.23%) JBoss
12 3 (0.23%) PegaRULES
12 3 (0.23%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.15%) nginx
Applications
1 56 (4.20%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.53%) Simulink
3 5 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (0.90%) VisionPLUS
3 2 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.075%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.075%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 41 (3.08%) SaaS
2 34 (2.55%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.60%) PaaS
4 7 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (0.45%) GitHub
6 4 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.15%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.15%) CloudFront
7 2 (0.15%) Route 53
8 1 (0.075%) Force.com
8 1 (0.075%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 84 (6.31%) TCP/IP
2 25 (1.88%) HTTP
3 16 (1.20%) Internet
4 15 (1.13%) RS-232
5 14 (1.05%) VoIP
6 12 (0.90%) LDAP
6 12 (0.90%) RS-485
7 10 (0.75%) FTP
7 10 (0.75%) GSM
7 10 (0.75%) LTE
7 10 (0.75%) Network Security
7 10 (0.75%) UMTS
8 9 (0.68%) 3G
9 8 (0.60%) DNS
9 8 (0.60%) RFID
9 8 (0.60%) SMTP
10 7 (0.53%) Ethernet
10 7 (0.53%) Kerberos
11 4 (0.30%) ISDN
11 4 (0.30%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (11.26%) SQL Server
2 84 (6.31%) MySQL
3 65 (4.88%) Big Data
4 62 (4.65%) NoSQL
5 57 (4.28%) Relational Database
6 28 (2.10%) Oracle Database
7 23 (1.73%) GIS
8 22 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
8 22 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
9 20 (1.50%) Hadoop
10 16 (1.20%) DB2
10 16 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
11 15 (1.13%) MongoDB
12 14 (1.05%) RDBMS
13 12 (0.90%) Apache Hive
13 12 (0.90%) SQL Server 2014
14 11 (0.83%) DataStage
15 9 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
15 9 (0.68%) HBase
16 8 (0.60%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 132 (9.91%) Visual Studio
2 104 (7.81%) Git (software)
3 93 (6.98%) Subversion
4 59 (4.43%) Jenkins
5 45 (3.38%) Maven
6 32 (2.40%) Eclipse
7 29 (2.18%) Selenium
8 28 (2.10%) JIRA
9 23 (1.73%) Bugzilla
9 23 (1.73%) ClearCase
10 21 (1.58%) JUnit
11 17 (1.28%) Protractor
11 17 (1.28%) TeamCity
12 16 (1.20%) Hudson
12 16 (1.20%) WebDriver
13 15 (1.13%) Cucumber
13 15 (1.13%) Mockito
13 15 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
14 14 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 13 (0.98%) Ant
General
1 112 (8.41%) Finance
2 98 (7.36%) Electronics
3 73 (5.48%) Games
4 71 (5.33%) Manufacturing
5 65 (4.88%) Aerospace
6 59 (4.43%) Telecoms
7 25 (1.88%) Marketing
8 22 (1.65%) Avionics
9 17 (1.28%) Automotive
10 16 (1.20%) Advertising
11 14 (1.05%) Military
12 12 (0.90%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.68%) Retail
14 8 (0.60%) Banking
14 8 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.53%) Publishing
16 4 (0.30%) French Language
17 2 (0.15%) Back Office
17 2 (0.15%) Japanese Language
17 2 (0.15%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 288 (21.62%) .NET
2 242 (18.17%) HTML
3 194 (14.56%) CSS
4 160 (12.01%) Web Services
5 159 (11.94%) XML
6 103 (7.73%) REST
7 97 (7.28%) STL
8 90 (6.76%) JSON
9 81 (6.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 79 (5.93%) WPF
11 70 (5.26%) MFC
12 69 (5.18%) Qt
13 68 (5.11%) XSLT
14 67 (5.03%) AngularJS
14 67 (5.03%) ASP.NET
15 58 (4.35%) WCF
16 57 (4.28%) jQuery
17 51 (3.83%) .NET Framework
17 51 (3.83%) HTML5
18 50 (3.75%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 352 (26.43%) Computer Science
2 179 (13.44%) Mathematics
3 134 (10.06%) Embedded Systems
4 82 (6.16%) Physics
5 77 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
6 68 (5.11%) Algorithms
7 35 (2.63%) Device Driver
8 34 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
9 27 (2.03%) Visualisation
10 25 (1.88%) Mainframe
11 24 (1.80%) User Experience
12 22 (1.65%) Data Structures
13 17 (1.28%) Biotechnology
14 16 (1.20%) Client/Server
14 16 (1.20%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 15 (1.13%) 3D Graphics
16 12 (0.90%) Mobile App
16 12 (0.90%) VSAM
17 11 (0.83%) Hedge funds
18 10 (0.75%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 419 (31.46%) Linux
2 351 (26.35%) Windows
3 103 (7.73%) Unix
4 50 (3.75%) VxWorks
5 37 (2.78%) Android
6 34 (2.55%) Embedded Linux
7 32 (2.40%) Apple iOS
8 13 (0.98%) Mac OS X
8 13 (0.98%) Windows Server
9 8 (0.60%) Mac OS
9 8 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.45%) Solaris
10 6 (0.45%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.45%) Windows XP
11 5 (0.38%) zOS
12 4 (0.30%) CentOS
12 4 (0.30%) Debian
12 4 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1317 (98.87%) Software Engineering
2 504 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
3 256 (19.22%) TDD
4 251 (18.84%) OO
5 217 (16.29%) Multithreading
6 132 (9.91%) Scrum
7 130 (9.76%) SDLC
8 118 (8.86%) MVC
9 114 (8.56%) OOD
10 103 (7.73%) Unit Testing
11 102 (7.66%) UML
12 99 (7.43%) Continuous Integration
13 98 (7.36%) OOP
14 87 (6.53%) BDD
15 82 (6.16%) Open Source
16 66 (4.95%) Continuous Improvement
17 65 (4.88%) Web Development
18 64 (4.80%) Mentoring
19 61 (4.58%) Validation
20 56 (4.20%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 813 (61.04%) C++
2 522 (39.19%) C#
3 478 (35.89%) Java
4 353 (26.50%) C
5 336 (25.23%) JavaScript
5 336 (25.23%) SQL
6 289 (21.70%) Python
7 80 (6.01%) PHP
8 66 (4.95%) Ruby
9 49 (3.68%) Embedded C
9 49 (3.68%) Perl
10 46 (3.45%) Bash Shell
11 37 (2.78%) Assembly Language
11 37 (2.78%) Embedded C++
12 31 (2.33%) PL/SQL
13 29 (2.18%) T-SQL
14 28 (2.10%) MATLAB
15 27 (2.03%) R
16 24 (1.80%) Lua
17 23 (1.73%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 468 (35.14%) Degree
2 73 (5.48%) Security Cleared
3 46 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 42 (3.15%) PhD
5 12 (0.90%) DV Cleared
6 8 (0.60%) DBS Check
7 7 (0.53%) HND
8 5 (0.38%) CISSP
8 5 (0.38%) Postgraduate
9 4 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.075%) HNC
10 1 (0.075%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.075%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (5.86%) QA
2 21 (1.58%) ISO 9001
3 10 (0.75%) ISO13485
4 9 (0.68%) SLA
5 8 (0.60%) DICOM
5 8 (0.60%) MISRA
6 7 (0.53%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.38%) DO-178B
7 5 (0.38%) SDET
8 4 (0.30%) DO-254
8 4 (0.30%) GAMP
8 4 (0.30%) GMP
9 3 (0.23%) PA-DSS
10 2 (0.15%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.15%) MISRA C
10 2 (0.15%) TickIT
11 1 (0.075%) IEC 61508
11 1 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 12207
11 1 (0.075%) ISO26262
System Software
1 50 (3.75%) Firmware
2 16 (1.20%) HDFS
3 7 (0.53%) NFS
4 5 (0.38%) Apache Flume
5 3 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.15%) Docker
6 2 (0.15%) iptables
6 2 (0.15%) Xen
6 2 (0.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (0.98%) Ansible
3 8 (0.60%) Puppet
4 7 (0.53%) Hadoop YARN
5 5 (0.38%) Oozie
5 5 (0.38%) StatsD
6 3 (0.23%) Kibana
7 2 (0.15%) Ambari
7 2 (0.15%) Capistrano
7 2 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.15%) logstash
Vendors
1 151 (11.34%) Microsoft
2 104 (7.81%) Oracle
3 57 (4.28%) Sophos
4 25 (1.88%) Progress
5 20 (1.50%) SAP
6 15 (1.13%) IBM
7 12 (0.90%) Red Hat
7 12 (0.90%) TSYS
8 10 (0.75%) Informatica
9 8 (0.60%) EMC
10 7 (0.53%) Atlassian
10 7 (0.53%) VMware
11 5 (0.38%) Google
11 5 (0.38%) Sun
11 5 (0.38%) Zend
12 4 (0.30%) Cisco
12 4 (0.30%) ESRI
12 4 (0.30%) Mapinfo
12 4 (0.30%) Pega
13 3 (0.23%) DevExpress
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