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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 76 107 114
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 631 605 534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.61% 2.87% 2.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.73% 2.97% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 543 473 489
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,160 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.39%
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
16934 20356 20992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.98% 96.58% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 14151 17066 16412
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +46 131 £41,250 -17.50% 12
Oxfordshire +23 128 £45,000 - 13
Hampshire -15 105 £45,000 - 14
Surrey +30 88 £47,500 +11.76% 21
West Sussex +33 78 £42,500 +6.25% 3
East Sussex -5 42 £50,000 +22.69% 3
Buckinghamshire +10 33 £47,500 +18.75% 4
Kent +9 13 £40,000 - 1
Sussex - 9 £30,000 -
Middlesex +14 1 £37,500 -
Isle of Wight -3 1 £29,500 -23.37%
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 1268 (98.29%) Software Engineering
2 755 (58.53%) C++
3 525 (40.70%) Agile Software Development
4 496 (38.45%) C#
5 435 (33.72%) Java
6 414 (32.09%) Degree
7 408 (31.63%) Linux
8 355 (27.52%) C
9 343 (26.59%) Windows
10 325 (25.19%) JavaScript
11 323 (25.04%) SQL
12 302 (23.41%) Computer Science
13 292 (22.64%) .NET
14 284 (22.02%) Python
15 267 (20.70%) HTML
16 262 (20.31%) TDD
17 211 (16.36%) Multithreading
18 191 (14.81%) OO
19 190 (14.73%) CSS
20 185 (14.34%) Microsoft
21 183 (14.19%) Scrum
22 166 (12.87%) Web Services
23 152 (11.78%) Mathematics
24 128 (9.92%) XML
25 127 (9.84%) SDLC
26 124 (9.61%) Unix
26 124 (9.61%) SQL Server
27 110 (8.53%) Visual Studio
28 107 (8.29%) Physics
29 104 (8.06%) Finance

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 27 (2.09%) Elasticsearch
1 27 (2.09%) Tomcat
2 26 (2.02%) IIS
3 17 (1.32%) Apache
3 17 (1.32%) Apache Spark
4 16 (1.24%) Apache Pig
5 12 (0.93%) OpenStack
6 11 (0.85%) WebLogic
7 10 (0.78%) CICS
8 8 (0.62%) SAS
9 5 (0.39%) SharePoint
10 4 (0.31%) CMS
11 3 (0.23%) Confluence
11 3 (0.23%) JBoss
12 2 (0.16%) ColdFusion
12 2 (0.16%) MQSeries
13 1 (0.078%) GlassFish
13 1 (0.078%) Jetty
13 1 (0.078%) MS Exchange
13 1 (0.078%) PegaRULES
Applications
1 57 (4.42%) MS Excel
2 21 (1.63%) MS Office
3 9 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.23%) Simulink
5 2 (0.16%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 10 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.31%) VisionPLUS
4 3 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.078%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 45 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (2.25%) SaaS
4 17 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (0.70%) GitHub
6 6 (0.47%) PaaS
7 3 (0.23%) IaaS
7 3 (0.23%) Office 365
8 2 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.16%) Force.com
8 2 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 70 (5.43%) TCP/IP
2 28 (2.17%) Internet
3 24 (1.86%) HTTP
4 22 (1.71%) SMTP
5 14 (1.09%) LTE
6 13 (1.01%) VoIP
7 12 (0.93%) Wireshark
8 11 (0.85%) GSM
9 10 (0.78%) UMTS
10 9 (0.70%) Asterisk PBX
10 9 (0.70%) Diameter Protocol
10 9 (0.70%) PBX
10 9 (0.70%) RANAP
10 9 (0.70%) RTP
11 8 (0.62%) Ethernet
11 8 (0.62%) FTP
11 8 (0.62%) RS-485
11 8 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (0.62%) Wireless
12 7 (0.54%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (9.61%) SQL Server
2 74 (5.74%) MySQL
3 72 (5.58%) NoSQL
4 71 (5.50%) Relational Database
5 42 (3.26%) Big Data
6 38 (2.95%) MongoDB
7 34 (2.64%) Oracle Database
8 24 (1.86%) Hadoop
9 16 (1.24%) Apache Hive
10 12 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
10 12 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (0.78%) DB2
12 8 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (0.62%) RDBMS
13 7 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (0.54%) Oracle Database 10g
14 6 (0.47%) GIS
14 6 (0.47%) Redis
14 6 (0.47%) Sqoop
15 5 (0.39%) HBase
Development Applications
1 110 (8.53%) Visual Studio
2 67 (5.19%) Git (software)
3 60 (4.65%) Jenkins
4 58 (4.50%) Subversion
5 40 (3.10%) Eclipse
6 38 (2.95%) Maven
7 33 (2.56%) Selenium
8 30 (2.33%) Cucumber
9 29 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
10 22 (1.71%) JUnit
11 16 (1.24%) JIRA
12 15 (1.16%) Ant
13 12 (0.93%) TeamCity
14 11 (0.85%) Grunt
15 10 (0.78%) GCC
15 10 (0.78%) VectorCAST
16 9 (0.70%) GDB
16 9 (0.70%) Protractor
16 9 (0.70%) WebDriver
16 9 (0.70%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 104 (8.06%) Finance
2 73 (5.66%) Electronics
3 70 (5.43%) Games
3 70 (5.43%) Telecoms
4 57 (4.42%) Aerospace
5 34 (2.64%) Manufacturing
6 32 (2.48%) Financial Institution
7 23 (1.78%) Automotive
8 17 (1.32%) Military
9 15 (1.16%) Marketing
10 14 (1.09%) Advertising
11 8 (0.62%) Retail
12 6 (0.47%) Avionics
12 6 (0.47%) Banking
13 5 (0.39%) Back Office
14 1 (0.078%) Billing
14 1 (0.078%) Legal
14 1 (0.078%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 292 (22.64%) .NET
2 267 (20.70%) HTML
3 190 (14.73%) CSS
4 166 (12.87%) Web Services
5 128 (9.92%) XML
6 99 (7.67%) ASP.NET
7 84 (6.51%) Qt
8 83 (6.43%) JSON
9 82 (6.36%) STL
10 80 (6.20%) WCF
11 77 (5.97%) REST
12 75 (5.81%) WPF
13 74 (5.74%) jQuery
14 71 (5.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 71 (5.50%) SOAP
15 65 (5.04%) AngularJS
16 61 (4.73%) HTML5
17 58 (4.50%) .NET Framework
18 55 (4.26%) MFC
19 50 (3.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 302 (23.41%) Computer Science
2 152 (11.78%) Mathematics
3 107 (8.29%) Physics
4 89 (6.90%) Embedded Systems
5 79 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
6 55 (4.26%) Algorithms
7 52 (4.03%) Visualisation
8 31 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
9 28 (2.17%) Device Driver
10 25 (1.94%) Data Structures
11 24 (1.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 20 (1.55%) Robotics
13 19 (1.47%) Artificial Intelligence
14 17 (1.32%) Client/Server
14 17 (1.32%) User Experience
15 11 (0.85%) 3D Graphics
15 11 (0.85%) CPLD
15 11 (0.85%) Mainframe
16 8 (0.62%) Mobile App
16 8 (0.62%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 408 (31.63%) Linux
2 343 (26.59%) Windows
3 124 (9.61%) Unix
4 49 (3.80%) Embedded Linux
5 32 (2.48%) Android
6 31 (2.40%) Mac OS X
7 28 (2.17%) VxWorks
8 26 (2.02%) Apple iOS
9 23 (1.78%) Windows Server
10 16 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (1.09%) Solaris
12 13 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (1.01%) Windows XP
13 10 (0.78%) Mac OS
14 7 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.31%) CentOS
15 4 (0.31%) Nucleus RTOS
15 4 (0.31%) Windows 7
16 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
17 2 (0.16%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1268 (98.29%) Software Engineering
2 525 (40.70%) Agile Software Development
3 262 (20.31%) TDD
4 211 (16.36%) Multithreading
5 191 (14.81%) OO
6 183 (14.19%) Scrum
7 127 (9.84%) SDLC
8 102 (7.91%) BDD
9 100 (7.75%) Unit Testing
10 96 (7.44%) MVC
10 96 (7.44%) OOD
11 86 (6.67%) OOP
12 76 (5.89%) Pair Programming
13 75 (5.81%) Mentoring
14 70 (5.43%) UML
15 65 (5.04%) Continuous Integration
15 65 (5.04%) Validation
16 62 (4.81%) Test Automation
17 57 (4.42%) Open Source
18 53 (4.11%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 755 (58.53%) C++
2 496 (38.45%) C#
3 435 (33.72%) Java
4 355 (27.52%) C
5 325 (25.19%) JavaScript
6 323 (25.04%) SQL
7 284 (22.02%) Python
8 65 (5.04%) PHP
9 61 (4.73%) Embedded C
10 54 (4.19%) MATLAB
11 52 (4.03%) Bash Shell
11 52 (4.03%) Ruby
12 42 (3.26%) T-SQL
13 36 (2.79%) Perl
14 26 (2.02%) Embedded C++
15 22 (1.71%) Lua
16 20 (1.55%) R
17 18 (1.40%) F#
17 18 (1.40%) PL/SQL
18 17 (1.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 414 (32.09%) Degree
2 59 (4.57%) PhD
3 42 (3.26%) Security Cleared
4 12 (0.93%) SC Cleared
5 11 (0.85%) CISSP
6 7 (0.54%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
8 4 (0.31%) HND
9 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.078%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.078%) CISM
10 1 (0.078%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.078%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (4.19%) QA
2 45 (3.49%) ISO 9001
3 38 (2.95%) DICOM
4 30 (2.33%) ISO13485
5 13 (1.01%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.54%) GAMP
6 7 (0.54%) PA-DSS
7 5 (0.39%) MISRA
8 3 (0.23%) MISRA C
9 2 (0.16%) DO-178B
9 2 (0.16%) IEC 61508
10 1 (0.078%) DO-254
10 1 (0.078%) ISO/IEC 12207
10 1 (0.078%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.078%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (4.03%) Firmware
2 14 (1.09%) HDFS
3 8 (0.62%) Apache Flume
4 7 (0.54%) NFS
5 5 (0.39%) Docker
5 5 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 4 (0.31%) Kamailio
6 4 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (0.23%) Active Directory
7 3 (0.23%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 15 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (0.62%) Hadoop YARN
2 8 (0.62%) Oozie
3 7 (0.54%) StatsD
4 3 (0.23%) Ansible
4 3 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.23%) Packer
4 3 (0.23%) Terraform
5 2 (0.16%) Control-M
5 2 (0.16%) logstash
5 2 (0.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 185 (14.34%) Microsoft
2 101 (7.83%) Oracle
3 81 (6.28%) Sophos
4 14 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
5 13 (1.01%) Zend
6 12 (0.93%) Cisco
6 12 (0.93%) SAP
7 10 (0.78%) IBM
8 7 (0.54%) Informatica
8 7 (0.54%) Red Hat
9 6 (0.47%) VMware
10 5 (0.39%) Sun
11 4 (0.31%) Google
11 4 (0.31%) Perforce
11 4 (0.31%) Progress
11 4 (0.31%) Rally
11 4 (0.31%) TSYS
12 3 (0.23%) Mapinfo
12 3 (0.23%) Syncsort
12 3 (0.23%) Talend
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Excellent salary plus benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Alfen
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Exciting bonus scheme
Posted: 12 hours ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £100,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + PKG
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
IntaPeople
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30 - 55,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40 - 50,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £43,000 per annum Plus Bonus and Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + an excellent benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000 plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago