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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
England / South East
Rank 92 92 86
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 468 634 712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.14% 3.24% 3.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.25% 3.35% 3.63%
Number of salaries quoted 397 545 623
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
14419 18931 19596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.79% 96.82% 97.17%
Number of salaries quoted 11976 16088 15886
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +34 154 £50,000 +11.11% 27
Berkshire +27 90 £46,250 +0.54% 18
Surrey +4 74 £47,500 +5.55% 11
West Sussex -23 40 £40,000 -4.76% 2
Oxfordshire -20 39 £55,000 +22.22% 10
Buckinghamshire +29 33 £42,500 -5.55% 8
Kent -6 22 £55,000 +46.66% 1
East Sussex -16 16 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 1028 (99.04%) Software Engineering
2 581 (55.97%) C++
3 410 (39.50%) Java
4 398 (38.34%) Agile Software Development
5 360 (34.68%) C#
6 351 (33.82%) Linux
7 308 (29.67%) SQL
8 289 (27.84%) JavaScript
9 280 (26.97%) C
10 269 (25.92%) Degree
11 251 (24.18%) Python
12 248 (23.89%) HTML
13 241 (23.22%) Windows
14 224 (21.58%) Computer Science
15 201 (19.36%) .NET
16 199 (19.17%) TDD
17 162 (15.61%) Multithreading
18 156 (15.03%) CSS
19 153 (14.74%) Scrum
20 147 (14.16%) Microsoft
21 141 (13.58%) Web Services
22 134 (12.91%) OO
23 119 (11.46%) Unit Testing
23 119 (11.46%) NoSQL
24 112 (10.79%) Visual Studio
25 107 (10.31%) XML
26 104 (10.02%) SDLC
27 101 (9.73%) Unix
28 100 (9.63%) SQL Server
29 93 (8.96%) MVC

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 26 (2.50%) Tomcat
2 24 (2.31%) JBoss
3 19 (1.83%) OpenStack
4 15 (1.45%) WebLogic
5 13 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (1.06%) IIS
7 10 (0.96%) Apache
8 9 (0.87%) Apache Spark
9 7 (0.67%) Confluence
10 6 (0.58%) Apache Pig
10 6 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (0.58%) WildFly
11 5 (0.48%) GlassFish
11 5 (0.48%) NServiceBus
12 4 (0.39%) CMS
12 4 (0.39%) Drupal
12 4 (0.39%) MS Exchange
12 4 (0.39%) SharePoint
13 3 (0.29%) nginx
13 3 (0.29%) SAS
Applications
1 28 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.39%) MS Office
2 4 (0.39%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.19%) Doxygen
3 2 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.19%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 11 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.096%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.096%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 46 (4.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (4.34%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (2.60%) SaaS
4 20 (1.93%) Cloud Computing
5 17 (1.64%) GitHub
6 8 (0.77%) PaaS
7 7 (0.67%) Office 365
8 2 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.19%) IaaS
8 2 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 63 (6.07%) TCP/IP
2 36 (3.47%) HTTP
3 27 (2.60%) Internet
4 24 (2.31%) LDAP
5 22 (2.12%) FTP
6 21 (2.02%) Kerberos
7 16 (1.54%) SMTP
8 14 (1.35%) VoIP
9 12 (1.16%) Wireshark
10 11 (1.06%) LTE
10 11 (1.06%) Wireless
11 10 (0.96%) GSM
12 9 (0.87%) Firewall
13 8 (0.77%) Asterisk PBX
13 8 (0.77%) Diameter Protocol
13 8 (0.77%) DNS
13 8 (0.77%) PBX
13 8 (0.77%) RANAP
13 8 (0.77%) RTP
13 8 (0.77%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (11.46%) NoSQL
2 100 (9.63%) SQL Server
3 88 (8.48%) MySQL
4 67 (6.45%) MongoDB
5 51 (4.91%) Big Data
6 49 (4.72%) Relational Database
7 21 (2.02%) Hadoop
8 12 (1.16%) Oracle Database
9 10 (0.96%) MariaDB
9 10 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (0.77%) RDBMS
12 7 (0.67%) HBase
13 6 (0.58%) Apache Hive
13 6 (0.58%) Data Lake
14 5 (0.48%) Azure SQL Database
14 5 (0.48%) Redis
15 3 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
16 2 (0.19%) KDB
16 2 (0.19%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 112 (10.79%) Visual Studio
2 91 (8.77%) Git (software)
3 57 (5.49%) Subversion
4 42 (4.05%) Maven
4 42 (4.05%) Selenium
5 40 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 39 (3.76%) Jenkins
7 31 (2.99%) Cucumber
7 31 (2.99%) Eclipse
8 29 (2.79%) Ant
8 29 (2.79%) JUnit
9 22 (2.12%) JIRA
10 17 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 15 (1.45%) WebDriver
12 11 (1.06%) Gradle
12 11 (1.06%) Trac
13 10 (0.96%) Bugzilla
14 9 (0.87%) IntelliJ
14 9 (0.87%) TeamCity
15 8 (0.77%) Hudson
General
1 87 (8.38%) Finance
2 60 (5.78%) Electronics
3 55 (5.30%) Telecoms
4 34 (3.28%) Manufacturing
5 24 (2.31%) Financial Institution
6 18 (1.73%) Military
7 17 (1.64%) Games
8 14 (1.35%) Aerospace
9 8 (0.77%) Advertising
10 6 (0.58%) Marketing
11 5 (0.48%) Automotive
12 4 (0.39%) Legal
13 3 (0.29%) Banking
14 2 (0.19%) Retail
15 1 (0.096%) Avionics
15 1 (0.096%) Back Office
15 1 (0.096%) Billing
15 1 (0.096%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 248 (23.89%) HTML
2 201 (19.36%) .NET
3 156 (15.03%) CSS
4 141 (13.58%) Web Services
5 107 (10.31%) XML
6 78 (7.51%) STL
7 77 (7.42%) ASP.NET
8 76 (7.32%) AngularJS
9 74 (7.13%) SOAP
10 68 (6.55%) RESTful
11 63 (6.07%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 63 (6.07%) HTML5
12 61 (5.88%) Qt
13 60 (5.78%) WPF
14 59 (5.68%) jQuery
15 58 (5.59%) .NET Framework
16 54 (5.20%) Spring
17 49 (4.72%) REST
18 48 (4.62%) JSON
19 47 (4.53%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 224 (21.58%) Computer Science
2 80 (7.71%) Embedded Systems
3 71 (6.84%) Mathematics
4 57 (5.49%) Algorithms
4 57 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
5 53 (5.11%) Physics
6 25 (2.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 24 (2.31%) Data Structures
7 24 (2.31%) Visualisation
8 23 (2.22%) User Experience
9 22 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
10 20 (1.93%) Client/Server
11 10 (0.96%) Device Driver
12 9 (0.87%) Contactless
12 9 (0.87%) CPLD
12 9 (0.87%) Informatics
13 8 (0.77%) Social Media
13 8 (0.77%) Virtual Team
14 7 (0.67%) BBC
14 7 (0.67%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 351 (33.82%) Linux
2 241 (23.22%) Windows
3 101 (9.73%) Unix
4 39 (3.76%) Embedded Linux
5 36 (3.47%) Android
6 25 (2.41%) Apple iOS
7 14 (1.35%) Mac OS X
8 11 (1.06%) Solaris
8 11 (1.06%) Ubuntu
8 11 (1.06%) Windows Server
9 10 (0.96%) VxWorks
10 6 (0.58%) VMS
11 4 (0.39%) CentOS
11 4 (0.39%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.29%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.29%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.19%) Debian
13 2 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1028 (99.04%) Software Engineering
2 398 (38.34%) Agile Software Development
3 199 (19.17%) TDD
4 162 (15.61%) Multithreading
5 153 (14.74%) Scrum
6 134 (12.91%) OO
7 119 (11.46%) Unit Testing
8 104 (10.02%) SDLC
9 93 (8.96%) MVC
10 71 (6.84%) BDD
11 68 (6.55%) Continuous Integration
11 68 (6.55%) Web Development
12 64 (6.17%) UML
13 54 (5.20%) Open Source
14 53 (5.11%) OOD
15 51 (4.91%) OOP
16 47 (4.53%) Test Automation
17 45 (4.34%) Mentoring
18 44 (4.24%) Pair Programming
19 42 (4.05%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 581 (55.97%) C++
2 410 (39.50%) Java
3 360 (34.68%) C#
4 308 (29.67%) SQL
5 289 (27.84%) JavaScript
6 280 (26.97%) C
7 251 (24.18%) Python
8 59 (5.68%) Embedded C
9 54 (5.20%) PHP
10 48 (4.62%) Ruby
11 37 (3.56%) Bash Shell
12 30 (2.89%) Perl
13 24 (2.31%) Embedded C++
14 19 (1.83%) VC++
15 18 (1.73%) Lua
15 18 (1.73%) T-SQL
16 17 (1.64%) MATLAB
16 17 (1.64%) PowerShell
17 16 (1.54%) Scala
18 14 (1.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 269 (25.92%) Degree
2 64 (6.17%) Security Cleared
3 28 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 23 (2.22%) PhD
5 9 (0.87%) DV Cleared
6 7 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.19%) HNC
7 2 (0.19%) HND
8 1 (0.096%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.096%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.096%) CISSP
8 1 (0.096%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.096%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.096%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.096%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (3.37%) QA
2 18 (1.73%) ISO 9001
3 12 (1.16%) ISO13485
4 9 (0.87%) DICOM
4 9 (0.87%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.77%) PA-DSS
6 3 (0.29%) MISRA
7 2 (0.19%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.096%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.096%) GAMP
8 1 (0.096%) SDET
System Software
1 42 (4.05%) Firmware
2 21 (2.02%) NFS
3 20 (1.93%) Docker
4 11 (1.06%) HDFS
5 9 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.39%) Kamailio
7 3 (0.29%) Apache Flume
7 3 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (0.67%) Puppet
2 6 (0.58%) Kubernetes
3 5 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.48%) Packer
3 5 (0.48%) Terraform
4 4 (0.39%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (0.29%) FreeIPA
5 3 (0.29%) Nagios
5 3 (0.29%) Oozie
6 2 (0.19%) Ansible
7 1 (0.096%) StatsD
7 1 (0.096%) yum
Vendors
1 147 (14.16%) Microsoft
2 69 (6.65%) Oracle
3 53 (5.11%) Sophos
4 19 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
5 12 (1.16%) Zend
6 10 (0.96%) Cisco
6 10 (0.96%) VMware
7 6 (0.58%) SAP
7 6 (0.58%) Sony
8 5 (0.48%) Twitter
9 4 (0.39%) Perforce
10 3 (0.29%) Avid
11 2 (0.19%) Adobe
11 2 (0.19%) Apple
11 2 (0.19%) Green Hills
11 2 (0.19%) Hortonworks
11 2 (0.19%) Mercator
11 2 (0.19%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.19%) Talend
11 2 (0.19%) TIBCO
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Lewes, East Sussex
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 45,000
Posted: 21 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum GBP To 70K +Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £27,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
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Salary: £25000 - £47500 per annum + Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum, Flexible Benefits, Shares, Bonus..
Posted: 22 hours ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Lewes, East Sussex
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary + benefits including an exceptional pen
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + share options
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Pension, Private Medical + More
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Private Medical + More
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Excellent salary plus benefits!
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Pension, Medical + More
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Excellent Salary DOE + Benefits!
Posted: 6 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago