The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 79 78 67
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 762 742 909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.38% 3.34% 3.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.56% 3.52% 4.10%
Number of salaries quoted 707 634 790
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21394 21069 22182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.82% 94.95% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 17161 17397 18944
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Engineer
England

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014. 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 -10 145 £38,250 +4.08% 8
Surrey -14 138 £52,500 +20.00% 3
Oxfordshire +38 137 £42,500 +6.25% 13
Berkshire +1 110 £42,500 +6.25% 15
West Sussex -9 68 £45,000 +9.75% 4
Buckinghamshire -6 61 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Kent +4 35 £45,000 +12.50% 5
East Sussex -12 32 £40,000 - 5
Isle of Wight - 25 £20,500 - 1
Middlesex 0 24 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Sussex +10 6 £45,000 +20.00%
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 1489 (89.38%) Software Engineering
2 811 (48.68%) C++
3 809 (48.56%) C#
4 664 (39.86%) .NET
5 526 (31.57%) Degree
6 512 (30.73%) Java
7 489 (29.35%) SQL
8 464 (27.85%) C
9 453 (27.19%) Linux
10 413 (24.79%) OO
11 402 (24.13%) Computer Science
12 398 (23.89%) Windows
13 380 (22.81%) SQL Server
14 360 (21.61%) HTML
15 345 (20.71%) JavaScript
16 320 (19.21%) ASP.NET
17 289 (17.35%) Agile Software Development
18 277 (16.63%) Microsoft
19 256 (15.37%) Finance
20 240 (14.41%) CSS
21 236 (14.17%) MVC
22 222 (13.33%) Mathematics
23 220 (13.21%) XML
24 190 (11.40%) Web Services
25 187 (11.22%) WPF
26 182 (10.92%) TDD
27 166 (9.96%) Visual Studio
28 162 (9.72%) Oracle
29 160 (9.60%) OOD
30 158 (9.48%) WCF

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 39 (2.34%) WebSphere
2 32 (1.92%) Tomcat
3 30 (1.80%) IIS
4 25 (1.50%) Apache
4 25 (1.50%) Node.js
5 22 (1.32%) CMS
6 16 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
7 14 (0.84%) SharePoint
8 10 (0.60%) WebLogic
9 6 (0.36%) SAS
9 6 (0.36%) WebSphere Process Server
10 4 (0.24%) Oracle Service Bus
10 4 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.24%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.18%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.12%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.12%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 138 (8.28%) MS Excel
2 25 (1.50%) MS Office
3 11 (0.66%) Simulink
4 2 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.060%) Zemax
5 1 (0.060%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.060%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.060%) Tridion
1 1 (0.060%) WebTrends
1 1 (0.060%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 42 (2.52%) SaaS
2 26 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (0.66%) GitHub
5 4 (0.24%) IaaS
6 3 (0.18%) PaaS
6 3 (0.18%) Heroku
6 3 (0.18%) Office 365
7 2 (0.12%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.060%) Force.com
8 1 (0.060%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 127 (7.62%) TCP/IP
2 62 (3.72%) HTTP
3 44 (2.64%) GSM
4 35 (2.10%) SSL
4 35 (2.10%) Internet
5 28 (1.68%) UMTS
6 25 (1.50%) LTE
7 24 (1.44%) Wireless
7 24 (1.44%) FTP
8 18 (1.08%) VoIP
9 17 (1.02%) Ethernet
9 17 (1.02%) RTP
10 15 (0.90%) PBX
10 15 (0.90%) GPRS
11 14 (0.84%) Asterisk PBX
11 14 (0.84%) RANAP
12 8 (0.48%) Bluetooth
12 8 (0.48%) DHCP
13 7 (0.42%) DNS
14 6 (0.36%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 380 (22.81%) SQL Server
2 79 (4.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 75 (4.50%) Relational Database
4 52 (3.12%) Big Data
5 42 (2.52%) MySQL
6 33 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
6 33 (1.98%) NoSQL
7 29 (1.74%) RDBMS
8 26 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
9 20 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 20 (1.20%) Oracle Database
10 15 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 15 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
12 10 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (0.60%) MongoDB
13 9 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
14 8 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
14 8 (0.48%) Oracle ODI
15 5 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 166 (9.96%) Visual Studio
2 116 (6.96%) Subversion
3 49 (2.94%) Selenium
4 46 (2.76%) Jenkins
5 37 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 35 (2.10%) NUnit
7 33 (1.98%) Git (software)
8 25 (1.50%) Maven
9 24 (1.44%) ClearCase
10 22 (1.32%) Rational Rhapsody
11 21 (1.26%) JIRA
12 19 (1.14%) Ant
13 16 (0.96%) Rational DOORS
14 15 (0.90%) GCC
14 15 (0.90%) GDB
14 15 (0.90%) CMake
14 15 (0.90%) Eclipse
15 14 (0.84%) Trac
16 13 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 12 (0.72%) MbUnit
General
1 256 (15.37%) Finance
2 125 (7.50%) Electronics
3 101 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 63 (3.78%) Military
5 46 (2.76%) Banking
6 43 (2.58%) Games
7 38 (2.28%) Marketing
7 38 (2.28%) Retail
8 36 (2.16%) Aerospace
9 33 (1.98%) Manufacturing
10 29 (1.74%) Investment Banking
11 13 (0.78%) Automotive
12 11 (0.66%) Law
13 9 (0.54%) Avionics
13 9 (0.54%) Publishing
13 9 (0.54%) French Language
14 6 (0.36%) Legal
15 5 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.24%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.24%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 664 (39.86%) .NET
2 360 (21.61%) HTML
3 320 (19.21%) ASP.NET
4 240 (14.41%) CSS
5 220 (13.21%) XML
6 190 (11.40%) Web Services
7 187 (11.22%) WPF
8 158 (9.48%) WCF
9 144 (8.64%) .NET Framework
10 130 (7.80%) jQuery
11 121 (7.26%) ASP.NET MVC
12 118 (7.08%) Spring
13 100 (6.00%) Ajax
14 97 (5.82%) WinForms
15 86 (5.16%) HTML5
16 77 (4.62%) J2EE
17 70 (4.20%) MFC
18 61 (3.66%) SOAP
19 60 (3.60%) Hibernate
20 58 (3.48%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 402 (24.13%) Computer Science
2 222 (13.33%) Mathematics
3 118 (7.08%) Physics
4 71 (4.26%) Open Source
5 64 (3.84%) Mobile App
6 61 (3.66%) Embedded Systems
7 54 (3.24%) Enterprise Software
8 39 (2.34%) Statistics
9 38 (2.28%) Client/Server
10 27 (1.62%) N-Tier
10 27 (1.62%) Management Information System
10 27 (1.62%) Device Driver
11 24 (1.44%) EMV
12 23 (1.38%) 3D Graphics
13 22 (1.32%) Firmware
14 18 (1.08%) Robotics
15 17 (1.02%) Economics
16 16 (0.96%) Cryptography
16 16 (0.96%) EFT
17 14 (0.84%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 453 (27.19%) Linux
2 398 (23.89%) Windows
3 135 (8.10%) UNIX
4 98 (5.88%) Android
5 83 (4.98%) Embedded Linux
6 65 (3.90%) Apple iOS
7 26 (1.56%) Solaris
8 17 (1.02%) VxWorks
9 12 (0.72%) Windows CE
9 12 (0.72%) AIX
9 12 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (0.72%) Windows 8
10 10 (0.60%) Mac OS X
10 10 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (0.48%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.30%) Windows Phone
12 5 (0.30%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.18%) HPUX
13 3 (0.18%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1489 (89.38%) Software Engineering
2 413 (24.79%) OO
3 289 (17.35%) Agile Software Development
4 236 (14.17%) MVC
5 182 (10.92%) TDD
6 160 (9.60%) OOD
7 155 (9.30%) Scrum
8 140 (8.40%) Multithreading
9 138 (8.28%) UML
10 121 (7.26%) Continuous Integration
11 119 (7.14%) Unit Testing
12 85 (5.10%) OOP
13 67 (4.02%) Software Testing
14 66 (3.96%) Configuration Management
15 65 (3.90%) Web Development
16 60 (3.60%) Embedded Software Development
17 55 (3.30%) BDD
18 54 (3.24%) Project Management
19 49 (2.94%) Software Architecture
20 48 (2.88%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 811 (48.68%) C++
2 809 (48.56%) C#
3 512 (30.73%) Java
4 489 (29.35%) SQL
5 464 (27.85%) C
6 345 (20.71%) JavaScript
7 123 (7.38%) Python
8 95 (5.70%) Embedded C++
9 83 (4.98%) Embedded C
10 67 (4.02%) VB.NET
11 65 (3.90%) PHP
12 53 (3.18%) T-SQL
13 45 (2.70%) Perl
14 42 (2.52%) VB
15 36 (2.16%) MATLAB
16 30 (1.80%) Assembly Language
17 23 (1.38%) PL/SQL
18 21 (1.26%) VBA
18 21 (1.26%) Ruby
19 17 (1.02%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 526 (31.57%) Degree
2 98 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 62 (3.72%) PhD
4 37 (2.22%) ISEB
5 31 (1.86%) ISTQB
6 27 (1.62%) SC Cleared
7 15 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (0.84%) DV Cleared
9 7 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.24%) MCP
10 4 (0.24%) MCSE
10 4 (0.24%) MCSA
11 3 (0.18%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.060%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.060%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (4.62%) QA
2 31 (1.86%) ISO 9001
3 16 (0.96%) JTAG
4 9 (0.54%) DICOM
5 5 (0.30%) SLA
6 4 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.24%) IEC 61508
6 4 (0.24%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.18%) DO-178B
7 3 (0.18%) TickIT
7 3 (0.18%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.12%) HL7
8 2 (0.12%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.060%) GAMP
System Software
1 8 (0.48%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.24%) UAG
4 2 (0.12%) vSphere
4 2 (0.12%) KVM
5 1 (0.060%) zsh
5 1 (0.060%) NFS
5 1 (0.060%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.060%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.060%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.060%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.060%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (1.38%) Puppet
2 21 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.24%) SCCM
5 3 (0.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.060%) Nagios
6 1 (0.060%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 277 (16.63%) Microsoft
2 162 (9.72%) Oracle
3 20 (1.20%) Cisco
4 15 (0.90%) VeriFone
5 14 (0.84%) Sybase
6 13 (0.78%) VMware
7 12 (0.72%) IBM
7 12 (0.72%) JBoss
8 10 (0.60%) TOWER Software
8 10 (0.60%) Coverity
9 8 (0.48%) QNX
10 7 (0.42%) Red Hat
10 7 (0.42%) NEC
10 7 (0.42%) Cognos
10 7 (0.42%) Siebel
10 7 (0.42%) HP
10 7 (0.42%) EMC
11 6 (0.36%) Apple
11 6 (0.36%) Wind River
11 6 (0.36%) Xamarin
Middlesex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Middlesex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cowes, Isle of Wight
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + 25 days hols, pension, healthcare
Posted: 6 hours ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Simplified Recruitment
Salary: £25K - £50K, Performance Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 10% annual Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Proteus Europe
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £47,000 per annum Plus great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £51000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone, Kent
FGS Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £20k - 30k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Car Allowance and mu
Posted: 3 days ago