The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 72 90 86
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 814 720 725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.89% 3.16% 3.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.10% 3.33% 3.43%
Number of salaries quoted 667 667 615
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £27,500 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
19844 21646 21117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.92% 94.99% 95.05%
Number of salaries quoted 16375 17252 17405
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 5 August 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015. 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
Hampshire +45 217 £42,500 +11.11% 26
Berkshire +41 161 £45,000 +9.09% 13
Surrey +4 116 £45,000 -14.28% 10
Oxfordshire -8 85 £41,250 -2.94% 27
West Sussex +2 76 £40,000 -5.88%
East Sussex +46 74 £40,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire +5 64 £40,000 - 6
Kent -11 20 £41,250 -8.33% 5
Isle of Wight -3 2 £47,500 +131.70% 5
Middlesex -21 1 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Software 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 1431 (92.32%) Software Engineering
2 690 (44.52%) C++
3 577 (37.23%) Java
4 559 (36.06%) Agile Software Development
5 542 (34.97%) C#
6 502 (32.39%) Degree
7 487 (31.42%) Linux
8 451 (29.10%) SQL
9 407 (26.26%) JavaScript
10 384 (24.77%) Computer Science
10 384 (24.77%) .NET
11 368 (23.74%) Windows
12 334 (21.55%) HTML
13 298 (19.23%) C
14 295 (19.03%) OO
15 257 (16.58%) Python
16 221 (14.26%) CSS
17 216 (13.94%) jQuery
18 213 (13.74%) SQL Server
19 205 (13.23%) Web Services
20 190 (12.26%) XML
21 179 (11.55%) MVC
22 177 (11.42%) UNIX
23 176 (11.35%) MySQL
24 175 (11.29%) PHP
24 175 (11.29%) Finance
25 167 (10.77%) Microsoft
25 167 (10.77%) Visual Studio
26 166 (10.71%) Oracle
27 156 (10.06%) Multithreading

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

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Software 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 99 (6.39%) Apache
2 65 (4.19%) WebLogic
3 64 (4.13%) Tomcat
4 61 (3.94%) WebSphere
5 59 (3.81%) Node.js
6 27 (1.74%) JBoss
7 24 (1.55%) Jetty
8 22 (1.42%) IIS
9 19 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
10 16 (1.03%) SharePoint
11 15 (0.97%) nginx
12 10 (0.65%) Mule
13 9 (0.58%) CMS
14 8 (0.52%) PegaRULES
14 8 (0.52%) Apache Solr
14 8 (0.52%) OpenStack
14 8 (0.52%) Mule ESB
15 4 (0.26%) Apache Pig
15 4 (0.26%) GlassFish
15 4 (0.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 84 (5.42%) MS Excel
2 12 (0.77%) InfoPath
3 6 (0.39%) MS Office
4 4 (0.26%) Mingle
4 4 (0.26%) Doxygen
5 2 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.065%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 13 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.26%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (0.065%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.065%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 61 (3.94%) SaaS
2 44 (2.84%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (1.29%) GitHub
4 16 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
4 16 (1.03%) Google App Engine
5 13 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (0.32%) PaaS
7 5 (0.32%) IaaS
8 3 (0.19%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.065%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.065%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 89 (5.74%) TCP/IP
2 45 (2.90%) HTTP
3 32 (2.06%) Ethernet
4 19 (1.23%) Internet
5 18 (1.16%) FTP
6 14 (0.90%) LDAP
7 13 (0.84%) LTE
8 12 (0.77%) Modbus
8 12 (0.77%) GSM
9 11 (0.71%) ATM
9 11 (0.71%) Network Security
10 10 (0.65%) UMTS
11 9 (0.58%) SSL
12 8 (0.52%) RTP
12 8 (0.52%) SSH
12 8 (0.52%) Profibus
13 7 (0.45%) MPLS
13 7 (0.45%) CTI
13 7 (0.45%) SDH
14 6 (0.39%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (13.74%) SQL Server
2 176 (11.35%) MySQL
3 81 (5.23%) Relational Database
4 77 (4.97%) Oracle Database
5 58 (3.74%) NoSQL
6 48 (3.10%) MongoDB
7 34 (2.19%) Big Data
8 28 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
9 23 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 18 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
11 17 (1.10%) RDBMS
11 17 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
12 16 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
13 14 (0.90%) Hadoop
13 14 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 14 (0.90%) Riak
14 12 (0.77%) MariaDB
14 12 (0.77%) DB2
14 12 (0.77%) UniData
15 11 (0.71%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 167 (10.77%) Visual Studio
2 146 (9.42%) Subversion
3 122 (7.87%) Git (software)
4 101 (6.52%) JIRA
5 67 (4.32%) Selenium
6 63 (4.06%) Eclipse
6 63 (4.06%) Jenkins
7 57 (3.68%) JUnit
8 50 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
9 37 (2.39%) TeamCity
10 31 (2.00%) Ant
11 28 (1.81%) WebDriver
12 26 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
13 24 (1.55%) JMeter
14 23 (1.48%) NUnit
15 20 (1.29%) Grunt
16 15 (0.97%) Moq
16 15 (0.97%) Maven
17 14 (0.90%) CruiseControl
17 14 (0.90%) gulp
General
1 175 (11.29%) Finance
2 122 (7.87%) Telecoms
3 99 (6.39%) Manufacturing
4 80 (5.16%) Electronics
5 49 (3.16%) Games
6 40 (2.58%) Aerospace
7 29 (1.87%) Retail
8 27 (1.74%) Banking
9 20 (1.29%) Marketing
10 13 (0.84%) Automotive
10 13 (0.84%) Back Office
11 9 (0.58%) Advertising
12 8 (0.52%) Military
13 6 (0.39%) Avionics
14 5 (0.32%) Billing
14 5 (0.32%) Publishing
14 5 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.26%) Legal
15 4 (0.26%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.13%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 384 (24.77%) .NET
2 334 (21.55%) HTML
3 221 (14.26%) CSS
4 216 (13.94%) jQuery
5 205 (13.23%) Web Services
6 190 (12.26%) XML
7 148 (9.55%) HTML5
8 145 (9.35%) ASP.NET
9 117 (7.55%) Ajax
10 105 (6.77%) WPF
11 103 (6.65%) AngularJS
12 99 (6.39%) Spring
13 90 (5.81%) JSON
14 86 (5.55%) STL
15 81 (5.23%) WCF
16 73 (4.71%) ASP.NET MVC
17 71 (4.58%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 69 (4.45%) Qt
19 60 (3.87%) J2EE
20 58 (3.74%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 384 (24.77%) Computer Science
2 141 (9.10%) Mathematics
3 110 (7.10%) Algorithms
4 80 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
5 72 (4.65%) Physics
6 69 (4.45%) Visualisation
6 69 (4.45%) Embedded Systems
7 65 (4.19%) Data Structures
8 45 (2.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 44 (2.84%) Mobile App
10 43 (2.77%) Social Media
11 38 (2.45%) User Experience
12 33 (2.13%) Device Driver
13 28 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
14 22 (1.42%) Mainframe
14 22 (1.42%) Client/Server
15 21 (1.35%) GIS
16 16 (1.03%) Web 2.0
16 16 (1.03%) Statistics
17 14 (0.90%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 487 (31.42%) Linux
2 368 (23.74%) Windows
3 177 (11.42%) UNIX
4 86 (5.55%) Android
5 74 (4.77%) Apple iOS
6 32 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (1.23%) VxWorks
8 17 (1.10%) Embedded Linux
9 15 (0.97%) Solaris
10 14 (0.90%) Windows XP
10 14 (0.90%) Windows 7
11 13 (0.84%) Windows 2000
12 12 (0.77%) Windows NT
13 9 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
14 7 (0.45%) Windows CE
15 5 (0.32%) CentOS
16 4 (0.26%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.13%) Fedora
17 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
17 2 (0.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1431 (92.32%) Software Engineering
2 559 (36.06%) Agile Software Development
3 295 (19.03%) OO
4 179 (11.55%) MVC
5 156 (10.06%) Multithreading
6 155 (10.00%) TDD
7 130 (8.39%) Web Development
8 125 (8.06%) OOD
9 108 (6.97%) Scrum
10 105 (6.77%) Unit Testing
11 102 (6.58%) Continuous Integration
12 101 (6.52%) OOP
13 98 (6.32%) UML
14 97 (6.26%) SDLC
15 92 (5.94%) Open Source
16 62 (4.00%) E-Commerce
17 59 (3.81%) Test Automation
17 59 (3.81%) Continuous Improvement
18 58 (3.74%) Configuration Management
19 57 (3.68%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 690 (44.52%) C++
2 577 (37.23%) Java
3 542 (34.97%) C#
4 451 (29.10%) SQL
5 407 (26.26%) JavaScript
6 298 (19.23%) C
7 257 (16.58%) Python
8 175 (11.29%) PHP
9 87 (5.61%) Embedded C
10 84 (5.42%) Embedded C++
11 80 (5.16%) Ruby
12 60 (3.87%) PL/SQL
13 52 (3.35%) COBOL
14 34 (2.19%) Perl
15 33 (2.13%) VB.NET
15 33 (2.13%) Shell Script
16 31 (2.00%) T-SQL
17 26 (1.68%) VB
18 18 (1.16%) Assembly Language
18 18 (1.16%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 502 (32.39%) Degree
2 61 (3.94%) Security Cleared
3 59 (3.81%) PhD
4 31 (2.00%) SC Cleared
5 14 (0.90%) ISEB
6 11 (0.71%) ISTQB
7 7 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (0.45%) DV Cleared
8 6 (0.39%) Chartered Engineer
8 6 (0.39%) MCTS
9 4 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
9 4 (0.26%) OCPJP
9 4 (0.26%) OCMJD
9 4 (0.26%) IC3 Certification
10 3 (0.19%) HND
11 2 (0.13%) HNC
12 1 (0.065%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (5.61%) QA
2 15 (0.97%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.19%) SLA
3 3 (0.19%) JTAG
3 3 (0.19%) DO-178B
4 2 (0.13%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.065%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.065%) GAMP
5 1 (0.065%) GMP
System Software
1 66 (4.26%) Firmware
2 31 (2.00%) Oracle RAC
3 14 (0.90%) Varnish
4 8 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.39%) VirtualBox
6 5 (0.32%) Active Directory
7 4 (0.26%) NFS
7 4 (0.26%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.26%) XenServer
7 4 (0.26%) Xen
7 4 (0.26%) iptables
8 2 (0.13%) KVM
9 1 (0.065%) Docker
9 1 (0.065%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.065%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 27 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (1.48%) Puppet
3 13 (0.84%) logstash
4 12 (0.77%) StatsD
5 9 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
5 9 (0.58%) Nagios
6 6 (0.39%) Ansible
7 5 (0.32%) collectd
7 5 (0.32%) Salt
7 5 (0.32%) Graphite
7 5 (0.32%) ZABBIX
7 5 (0.32%) Cacti
7 5 (0.32%) Ganglia
8 4 (0.26%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.13%) Control-M
10 1 (0.065%) yum
Vendors
1 167 (10.77%) Microsoft
2 166 (10.71%) Oracle
3 42 (2.71%) Red Hat
4 30 (1.94%) Pega
5 27 (1.74%) SAP
6 25 (1.61%) QNX
7 23 (1.48%) Google
8 14 (0.90%) Progress
9 13 (0.84%) Atlassian
10 10 (0.65%) Websense
11 9 (0.58%) IBM
11 9 (0.58%) VMware
12 8 (0.52%) Telerik
13 7 (0.45%) Cramer
13 7 (0.45%) MetaSolv
13 7 (0.45%) Apple
13 7 (0.45%) BEA
13 7 (0.45%) Informatica
14 6 (0.39%) HP
14 6 (0.39%) TOWER Software
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