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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 73 86 116
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 659 676 559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.61% 3.30% 2.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.72% 3.41% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 602 533 522
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,350 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £58,000
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
17706 19810 21849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.00% 96.60% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 14988 16342 17085
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +1 126 £42,500 -15.00% 16
Hampshire -23 120 £45,000 - 17
Oxfordshire +8 116 £45,000 +5.88% 9
West Sussex +22 102 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Surrey +38 88 £45,000 - 23
East Sussex -20 38 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Buckinghamshire +10 36 £40,500 +1.25% 9
Kent +14 20 £40,000 -5.88%
Sussex - 8 £30,000 -
Isle of Wight -2 2 £34,750 -18.23% 1
Middlesex +14 1 £37,500 -
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1303 (98.34%) Software Engineering
2 806 (60.83%) C++
3 527 (39.77%) C#
4 524 (39.55%) Agile Software Development
5 448 (33.81%) Java
6 432 (32.60%) Degree
7 410 (30.94%) Linux
8 359 (27.09%) Windows
9 354 (26.72%) C
10 320 (24.15%) SQL
11 314 (23.70%) Computer Science
12 313 (23.62%) JavaScript
13 309 (23.32%) .NET
14 275 (20.75%) Python
14 275 (20.75%) TDD
15 260 (19.62%) HTML
16 224 (16.91%) Multithreading
17 221 (16.68%) OO
18 195 (14.72%) CSS
19 185 (13.96%) Scrum
20 184 (13.89%) Mathematics
21 177 (13.36%) Microsoft
22 169 (12.75%) Web Services
23 140 (10.57%) SQL Server
24 136 (10.26%) SDLC
25 134 (10.11%) XML
26 127 (9.58%) Unix
27 119 (8.98%) Visual Studio
28 115 (8.68%) BDD
29 112 (8.45%) Physics

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 31 (2.34%) Tomcat
2 29 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
3 27 (2.04%) IIS
4 20 (1.51%) Apache
5 18 (1.36%) Apache Spark
6 17 (1.28%) CICS
7 16 (1.21%) Apache Pig
8 11 (0.83%) OpenStack
9 10 (0.75%) WebLogic
10 9 (0.68%) SAS
11 7 (0.53%) CMS
12 5 (0.38%) Cloud Foundry
12 5 (0.38%) SharePoint
13 4 (0.30%) JBoss
14 2 (0.15%) Confluence
14 2 (0.15%) MQSeries
15 1 (0.075%) Jetty
15 1 (0.075%) MS Exchange
15 1 (0.075%) nginx
15 1 (0.075%) PegaRULES
Applications
1 67 (5.06%) MS Excel
2 21 (1.58%) MS Office
3 10 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.15%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 9 (0.68%) VisionPLUS
2 7 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.075%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 40 (3.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (2.72%) SaaS
4 11 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (0.83%) PaaS
5 8 (0.60%) GitHub
6 4 (0.30%) IaaS
7 2 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.15%) Force.com
7 2 (0.15%) Office 365
7 2 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 71 (5.36%) TCP/IP
2 33 (2.49%) Internet
3 22 (1.66%) HTTP
4 20 (1.51%) SMTP
5 15 (1.13%) LTE
6 14 (1.06%) GSM
6 14 (1.06%) UMTS
7 12 (0.91%) Wireshark
8 11 (0.83%) VoIP
9 9 (0.68%) Asterisk PBX
9 9 (0.68%) Diameter Protocol
9 9 (0.68%) PBX
9 9 (0.68%) RANAP
9 9 (0.68%) RS-232
9 9 (0.68%) RS-485
9 9 (0.68%) RTP
10 8 (0.60%) Ethernet
10 8 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (0.45%) Network Security
12 5 (0.38%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (10.57%) SQL Server
2 69 (5.21%) Relational Database
3 67 (5.06%) MySQL
4 59 (4.45%) NoSQL
5 48 (3.62%) Big Data
6 33 (2.49%) Oracle Database
7 31 (2.34%) MongoDB
8 26 (1.96%) Hadoop
9 17 (1.28%) DB2
10 16 (1.21%) Apache Hive
11 15 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
12 12 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
13 9 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
14 8 (0.60%) GIS
14 8 (0.60%) RDBMS
15 7 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
15 7 (0.53%) DataStage
15 7 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
15 7 (0.53%) Redis
16 6 (0.45%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 119 (8.98%) Visual Studio
2 74 (5.58%) Git (software)
3 70 (5.28%) Subversion
4 63 (4.75%) Jenkins
5 41 (3.09%) Maven
6 39 (2.94%) Eclipse
7 32 (2.42%) Selenium
8 28 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
9 26 (1.96%) Cucumber
10 19 (1.43%) JUnit
11 18 (1.36%) JIRA
12 14 (1.06%) Ant
12 14 (1.06%) TeamCity
13 12 (0.91%) Bugzilla
14 11 (0.83%) Hudson
15 10 (0.75%) GCC
15 10 (0.75%) Trac
16 9 (0.68%) CMake
16 9 (0.68%) GDB
16 9 (0.68%) Protractor
General
1 109 (8.23%) Finance
2 86 (6.49%) Electronics
3 78 (5.89%) Games
4 74 (5.58%) Telecoms
5 68 (5.13%) Aerospace
6 46 (3.47%) Manufacturing
7 26 (1.96%) Financial Institution
8 20 (1.51%) Automotive
9 17 (1.28%) Marketing
9 17 (1.28%) Military
10 12 (0.91%) Advertising
11 9 (0.68%) Retail
12 8 (0.60%) Banking
13 6 (0.45%) Avionics
14 4 (0.30%) Back Office
15 2 (0.15%) Billing
16 1 (0.075%) French Language
16 1 (0.075%) Legal
16 1 (0.075%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 309 (23.32%) .NET
2 260 (19.62%) HTML
3 195 (14.72%) CSS
4 169 (12.75%) Web Services
5 134 (10.11%) XML
6 96 (7.25%) ASP.NET
7 93 (7.02%) JSON
8 91 (6.87%) REST
9 88 (6.64%) STL
10 84 (6.34%) WPF
11 80 (6.04%) Qt
12 79 (5.96%) WCF
13 75 (5.66%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 69 (5.21%) jQuery
15 65 (4.91%) SOAP
16 62 (4.68%) MFC
16 62 (4.68%) XSLT
17 61 (4.60%) AngularJS
18 58 (4.38%) .NET Framework
19 57 (4.30%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 314 (23.70%) Computer Science
2 184 (13.89%) Mathematics
3 112 (8.45%) Physics
4 100 (7.55%) Embedded Systems
5 76 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
6 64 (4.83%) Algorithms
7 52 (3.92%) Visualisation
8 33 (2.49%) Device Driver
8 33 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
9 25 (1.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 24 (1.81%) Data Structures
11 20 (1.51%) Robotics
12 18 (1.36%) Artificial Intelligence
12 18 (1.36%) Mainframe
13 17 (1.28%) User Experience
14 13 (0.98%) 3D Graphics
14 13 (0.98%) Client/Server
15 12 (0.91%) VSAM
16 10 (0.75%) Mobile App
17 9 (0.68%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 410 (30.94%) Linux
2 359 (27.09%) Windows
3 127 (9.58%) Unix
4 49 (3.70%) Embedded Linux
5 43 (3.25%) VxWorks
6 24 (1.81%) Android
7 22 (1.66%) Apple iOS
8 21 (1.58%) Mac OS X
9 19 (1.43%) Windows Server
10 16 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (1.06%) Solaris
12 13 (0.98%) Mac OS
12 13 (0.98%) Windows XP
13 12 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.30%) CentOS
15 4 (0.30%) Nucleus RTOS
15 4 (0.30%) Windows 7
16 3 (0.23%) Debian
16 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1303 (98.34%) Software Engineering
2 524 (39.55%) Agile Software Development
3 275 (20.75%) TDD
4 224 (16.91%) Multithreading
5 221 (16.68%) OO
6 185 (13.96%) Scrum
7 136 (10.26%) SDLC
8 115 (8.68%) BDD
9 106 (8.00%) OOD
10 105 (7.92%) Unit Testing
11 101 (7.62%) MVC
12 98 (7.40%) OOP
13 81 (6.11%) UML
14 76 (5.74%) Validation
15 75 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
16 69 (5.21%) Open Source
17 64 (4.83%) Mentoring
18 60 (4.53%) Pair Programming
19 58 (4.38%) Image Processing
20 52 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 806 (60.83%) C++
2 527 (39.77%) C#
3 448 (33.81%) Java
4 354 (26.72%) C
5 320 (24.15%) SQL
6 313 (23.62%) JavaScript
7 275 (20.75%) Python
8 75 (5.66%) PHP
9 57 (4.30%) MATLAB
10 56 (4.23%) Bash Shell
11 54 (4.08%) Embedded C
12 51 (3.85%) Ruby
13 38 (2.87%) Perl
13 38 (2.87%) T-SQL
14 33 (2.49%) Embedded C++
15 28 (2.11%) R
16 23 (1.74%) Lua
16 23 (1.74%) PL/SQL
17 21 (1.58%) Assembly Language
17 21 (1.58%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 432 (32.60%) Degree
2 62 (4.68%) PhD
3 52 (3.92%) Security Cleared
4 23 (1.74%) SC Cleared
5 11 (0.83%) CISSP
6 7 (0.53%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
8 4 (0.30%) HND
9 3 (0.23%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.075%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.075%) CISM
11 1 (0.075%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (4.23%) QA
2 45 (3.40%) ISO 9001
3 39 (2.94%) DICOM
4 31 (2.34%) ISO13485
5 9 (0.68%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.53%) GAMP
7 4 (0.30%) MISRA
7 4 (0.30%) SLA
8 3 (0.23%) MISRA C
8 3 (0.23%) PA-DSS
9 2 (0.15%) DO-178B
9 2 (0.15%) IEC 61508
10 1 (0.075%) DO-254
10 1 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 12207
10 1 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 50 (3.77%) Firmware
2 16 (1.21%) HDFS
3 9 (0.68%) Apache Flume
4 5 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.30%) Kamailio
5 4 (0.30%) NFS
6 3 (0.23%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.23%) Docker
6 3 (0.23%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 15 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (0.68%) Oozie
3 8 (0.60%) Hadoop YARN
4 7 (0.53%) Ansible
4 7 (0.53%) StatsD
5 3 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.15%) Control-M
6 2 (0.15%) logstash
6 2 (0.15%) Packer
6 2 (0.15%) Puppet
6 2 (0.15%) Terraform
7 1 (0.075%) Ambari
Vendors
1 177 (13.36%) Microsoft
2 109 (8.23%) Oracle
3 67 (5.06%) Sophos
4 15 (1.13%) SAP
5 14 (1.06%) IBM
6 13 (0.98%) Zend
7 12 (0.91%) Cisco
8 11 (0.83%) Progress
9 9 (0.68%) TSYS
10 8 (0.60%) Informatica
10 8 (0.60%) Red Hat
10 8 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (0.60%) VMware
11 5 (0.38%) Sun
12 4 (0.30%) ESRI
12 4 (0.30%) Google
12 4 (0.30%) Mapinfo
12 4 (0.30%) Perforce
12 4 (0.30%) Rally
12 4 (0.30%) Talend
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