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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 73 71 78
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 811 874 802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.82% 3.73% 3.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.01% 3.93% 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 684 802 687
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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
20230 22212 21356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.25% 94.88% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 16513 18046 17678
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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +3 187 £40,000 +14.28% 23
Berkshire +30 146 £47,500 +2.70% 20
Surrey -25 122 £45,000 -14.28% 20
West Sussex +17 97 £40,000 -20.00% 5
East Sussex +51 85 £40,000 +1.26% 6
Buckinghamshire +13 81 £40,000 - 7
Oxfordshire -19 80 £40,000 -5.88% 30
Kent -10 12 £45,000 - 3
Isle of Wight -2 3 £37,000 +42.30%
Middlesex -16 2 £35,500 -11.25%
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 1428 (92.91%) Software Engineering
2 659 (42.88%) C++
3 586 (38.13%) Java
4 553 (35.98%) Agile Software Development
5 528 (34.35%) C#
6 495 (32.21%) Linux
7 470 (30.58%) Degree
8 426 (27.72%) SQL
9 424 (27.59%) JavaScript
10 378 (24.59%) .NET
11 371 (24.14%) Computer Science
12 354 (23.03%) Windows
13 319 (20.75%) HTML
14 298 (19.39%) C
15 284 (18.48%) OO
16 243 (15.81%) Python
17 214 (13.92%) CSS
18 213 (13.86%) Web Services
19 204 (13.27%) SQL Server
20 203 (13.21%) XML
21 186 (12.10%) jQuery
22 178 (11.58%) UNIX
23 172 (11.19%) PHP
24 170 (11.06%) MVC
25 168 (10.93%) Finance
25 168 (10.93%) Oracle
26 165 (10.74%) MySQL
27 161 (10.47%) HTML5
28 158 (10.28%) ASP.NET
29 157 (10.21%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 89 (5.79%) Apache
2 74 (4.81%) WebSphere
3 70 (4.55%) WebLogic
4 69 (4.49%) Tomcat
5 58 (3.77%) Node.js
6 30 (1.95%) JBoss
7 23 (1.50%) IIS
8 16 (1.04%) SharePoint
9 15 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
9 15 (0.98%) Jetty
10 13 (0.85%) CMS
11 10 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
12 9 (0.59%) Mule
12 9 (0.59%) Apache Solr
13 8 (0.52%) OpenStack
13 8 (0.52%) PegaRULES
14 7 (0.46%) SAS
14 7 (0.46%) nginx
14 7 (0.46%) Mule ESB
15 5 (0.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 85 (5.53%) MS Excel
2 12 (0.78%) InfoPath
3 10 (0.65%) MS Office
4 5 (0.33%) Mingle
5 3 (0.20%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.13%) Doxygen
6 2 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.26%) VisionPLUS
4 1 (0.065%) Tridion
4 1 (0.065%) assyst
4 1 (0.065%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 65 (4.23%) SaaS
2 30 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
3 16 (1.04%) Google App Engine
4 14 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (0.65%) GitHub
6 8 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.39%) PaaS
8 5 (0.33%) IaaS
9 3 (0.20%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 81 (5.27%) TCP/IP
2 37 (2.41%) HTTP
3 34 (2.21%) Ethernet
4 23 (1.50%) LDAP
5 20 (1.30%) Internet
6 14 (0.91%) FTP
7 13 (0.85%) SDH
7 13 (0.85%) MPLS
8 11 (0.72%) ATM
9 10 (0.65%) Network Security
10 9 (0.59%) LTE
10 9 (0.59%) RTP
11 8 (0.52%) GSM
12 7 (0.46%) SSH
12 7 (0.46%) Modbus
13 6 (0.39%) Skype
13 6 (0.39%) Diameter Protocol
13 6 (0.39%) RANAP
13 6 (0.39%) Firewall
13 6 (0.39%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (13.27%) SQL Server
2 165 (10.74%) MySQL
3 84 (5.47%) Relational Database
4 69 (4.49%) Oracle Database
5 46 (2.99%) NoSQL
6 37 (2.41%) MongoDB
7 25 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
8 24 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 22 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
10 19 (1.24%) RDBMS
11 18 (1.17%) Big Data
12 17 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
13 16 (1.04%) Oracle Database 10g
14 14 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
14 14 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 11 (0.72%) CouchDB
15 11 (0.72%) DB2
15 11 (0.72%) UniData
16 10 (0.65%) SQLite
16 10 (0.65%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 141 (9.17%) Visual Studio
2 138 (8.98%) Subversion
3 105 (6.83%) Git (software)
4 93 (6.05%) JIRA
5 82 (5.34%) Selenium
6 72 (4.68%) Jenkins
7 59 (3.84%) Eclipse
8 50 (3.25%) JUnit
9 42 (2.73%) Oracle Forms
9 42 (2.73%) WebDriver
10 36 (2.34%) JMeter
11 34 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
12 29 (1.89%) TeamCity
13 28 (1.82%) Ant
14 19 (1.24%) NUnit
15 16 (1.04%) Maven
16 15 (0.98%) CruiseControl
16 15 (0.98%) Grunt
17 14 (0.91%) Rational DOORS
17 14 (0.91%) Toad
General
1 168 (10.93%) Finance
2 115 (7.48%) Telecoms
3 84 (5.47%) Manufacturing
4 62 (4.03%) Electronics
5 37 (2.41%) Aerospace
6 36 (2.34%) Games
7 24 (1.56%) Marketing
8 22 (1.43%) Retail
9 19 (1.24%) Banking
10 15 (0.98%) Advertising
11 10 (0.65%) Back Office
12 8 (0.52%) Military
13 7 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (0.46%) Automotive
14 5 (0.33%) Avionics
14 5 (0.33%) Billing
15 4 (0.26%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.26%) French Language
15 4 (0.26%) Publishing
15 4 (0.26%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 378 (24.59%) .NET
2 319 (20.75%) HTML
3 214 (13.92%) CSS
4 213 (13.86%) Web Services
5 203 (13.21%) XML
6 186 (12.10%) jQuery
7 161 (10.47%) HTML5
8 158 (10.28%) ASP.NET
9 126 (8.20%) Ajax
10 113 (7.35%) WPF
11 98 (6.38%) JSON
11 98 (6.38%) AngularJS
12 89 (5.79%) Spring
13 80 (5.20%) ASP.NET MVC
14 79 (5.14%) WCF
15 75 (4.88%) J2EE
16 72 (4.68%) STL
17 71 (4.62%) Qt
18 60 (3.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
19 57 (3.71%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 371 (24.14%) Computer Science
2 133 (8.65%) Mathematics
3 107 (6.96%) Algorithms
4 84 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
5 68 (4.42%) Embedded Systems
6 64 (4.16%) Physics
7 58 (3.77%) Visualisation
8 57 (3.71%) Mobile App
9 54 (3.51%) Data Structures
10 49 (3.19%) Social Media
11 38 (2.47%) User Experience
12 36 (2.34%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 30 (1.95%) Device Driver
14 28 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
15 26 (1.69%) GIS
16 25 (1.63%) Client/Server
17 22 (1.43%) Mainframe
18 18 (1.17%) Statistics
19 15 (0.98%) Web 2.0
20 13 (0.85%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 495 (32.21%) Linux
2 354 (23.03%) Windows
3 178 (11.58%) UNIX
4 89 (5.79%) Android
5 69 (4.49%) Apple iOS
6 32 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (1.56%) VxWorks
8 19 (1.24%) Embedded Linux
9 17 (1.11%) Windows 7
9 17 (1.11%) Solaris
10 12 (0.78%) Windows XP
11 10 (0.65%) Windows NT
11 10 (0.65%) Windows 2000
12 9 (0.59%) Windows CE
13 6 (0.39%) Ubuntu
13 6 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
14 5 (0.33%) CentOS
15 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.13%) Fedora
15 2 (0.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1428 (92.91%) Software Engineering
2 553 (35.98%) Agile Software Development
3 284 (18.48%) OO
4 170 (11.06%) MVC
5 144 (9.37%) TDD
6 137 (8.91%) Multithreading
7 134 (8.72%) Web Development
8 119 (7.74%) OOD
9 117 (7.61%) UML
10 106 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
11 102 (6.64%) Unit Testing
12 101 (6.57%) Open Source
13 99 (6.44%) OOP
14 93 (6.05%) SDLC
15 86 (5.60%) Scrum
16 81 (5.27%) Test Automation
17 54 (3.51%) Automated Testing
18 53 (3.45%) Mentoring
19 52 (3.38%) SOA
20 51 (3.32%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 659 (42.88%) C++
2 586 (38.13%) Java
3 528 (34.35%) C#
4 426 (27.72%) SQL
5 424 (27.59%) JavaScript
6 298 (19.39%) C
7 243 (15.81%) Python
8 172 (11.19%) PHP
9 93 (6.05%) Embedded C
10 91 (5.92%) Ruby
11 84 (5.47%) Embedded C++
12 70 (4.55%) PL/SQL
13 47 (3.06%) COBOL
14 36 (2.34%) Perl
15 28 (1.82%) VB.NET
16 25 (1.63%) T-SQL
16 25 (1.63%) VB
17 19 (1.24%) Shell Script
18 18 (1.17%) MATLAB
19 15 (0.98%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 470 (30.58%) Degree
2 66 (4.29%) Security Cleared
3 62 (4.03%) PhD
4 31 (2.02%) SC Cleared
5 10 (0.65%) DV Cleared
5 10 (0.65%) ISTQB
5 10 (0.65%) ISEB
6 6 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.39%) MCTS
6 6 (0.39%) Chartered Engineer
7 5 (0.33%) HND
8 4 (0.26%) OCPJP
8 4 (0.26%) OCMJD
8 4 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
8 4 (0.26%) IC3 Certification
9 2 (0.13%) HNC
10 1 (0.065%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.065%) Linux+ Certification
10 1 (0.065%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (6.12%) QA
2 16 (1.04%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.20%) IEC 61508
3 3 (0.20%) DO-178B
4 2 (0.13%) JTAG
5 1 (0.065%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.065%) GAMP
5 1 (0.065%) GMP
System Software
1 63 (4.10%) Firmware
2 33 (2.15%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.39%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.39%) VirtualBox
5 5 (0.33%) Varnish
5 5 (0.33%) NFS
6 4 (0.26%) Xen
6 4 (0.26%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.26%) XenServer
6 4 (0.26%) iptables
7 2 (0.13%) KVM
8 1 (0.065%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 26 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (1.17%) Puppet
3 12 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (0.65%) logstash
5 9 (0.59%) StatsD
5 9 (0.59%) Nagios
6 5 (0.33%) ZABBIX
6 5 (0.33%) Cacti
6 5 (0.33%) Ganglia
6 5 (0.33%) Salt
6 5 (0.33%) Graphite
6 5 (0.33%) collectd
7 4 (0.26%) Vagrant
8 3 (0.20%) OpenAM
9 2 (0.13%) Ansible
9 2 (0.13%) Control-M
10 1 (0.065%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 168 (10.93%) Oracle
2 157 (10.21%) Microsoft
3 38 (2.47%) Red Hat
4 26 (1.69%) SAP
4 26 (1.69%) Google
5 24 (1.56%) Pega
6 20 (1.30%) QNX
7 14 (0.91%) BEA
7 14 (0.91%) Progress
8 13 (0.85%) Informatica
8 13 (0.85%) Cramer
8 13 (0.85%) Atlassian
9 11 (0.72%) Telerik
9 11 (0.72%) MetaSolv
10 10 (0.65%) Business Objects
11 9 (0.59%) IBM
11 9 (0.59%) TOWER Software
12 8 (0.52%) VMware
12 8 (0.52%) Apple
13 6 (0.39%) Cognos
Horsham, West Sussex
Proteus Europe
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
First Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hampshire
Panoramic Associates Ltd
Posted: 15 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
X4 Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 19 hours ago
Surrey
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus a great benefits package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Surrey
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Attractive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Surrey
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Attractive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hook, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + training + excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35,000 DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Breamore, Hampshire
X4 Group
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Caspian One Ltd
Posted: Yesterday