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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 70 63 76
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 757 925 827
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.67% 4.05% 3.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.86% 4.28% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 654 837 732
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
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
19601 21628 21215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.13% 94.78% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 15851 17539 17558
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 £63,500 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Berkshire +22 139 £47,500 +2.70% 22
Hampshire -21 138 £40,000 +14.28% 22
West Sussex +12 120 £41,000 -18.00% 16
Surrey -18 112 £45,000 -10.00% 22
East Sussex +50 95 £40,000 +2.56% 28
Buckinghamshire +11 76 £38,000 +1.33% 7
Oxfordshire -33 63 £42,500 -3.40% 28
Kent -10 13 £40,000 -3.03% 5
Middlesex -10 6 £33,000 -17.50%
Isle of Wight -1 3 £37,000 +42.30%
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1406 (91.72%) Software Engineering
2 647 (42.20%) C++
3 599 (39.07%) Java
4 562 (36.66%) Agile Software Development
5 540 (35.23%) C#
6 528 (34.44%) Linux
7 449 (29.29%) Degree
8 442 (28.83%) SQL
9 430 (28.05%) JavaScript
10 391 (25.51%) .NET
11 380 (24.79%) Windows
12 368 (24.01%) Computer Science
13 315 (20.55%) C
14 310 (20.22%) OO
15 300 (19.57%) HTML
16 242 (15.79%) Python
17 217 (14.16%) XML
18 215 (14.02%) Web Services
18 215 (14.02%) SQL Server
19 197 (12.85%) CSS
20 195 (12.72%) Oracle
21 190 (12.39%) UNIX
22 166 (10.83%) ASP.NET
23 164 (10.70%) Finance
24 163 (10.63%) jQuery
25 161 (10.50%) Microsoft
26 157 (10.24%) PHP
27 156 (10.18%) HTML5
28 155 (10.11%) MVC
29 152 (9.92%) MySQL

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (5.81%) Apache
2 85 (5.54%) WebSphere
3 80 (5.22%) WebLogic
4 78 (5.09%) Tomcat
5 63 (4.11%) Node.js
6 35 (2.28%) JBoss
7 21 (1.37%) IIS
8 16 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
8 16 (1.04%) SharePoint
9 12 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
10 11 (0.72%) Apache Solr
11 10 (0.65%) Jetty
12 9 (0.59%) SAS
12 9 (0.59%) CMS
13 8 (0.52%) PegaRULES
13 8 (0.52%) GlassFish
14 6 (0.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 6 (0.39%) OpenStack
15 5 (0.33%) Apache TomEE
15 5 (0.33%) Mule
Applications
1 72 (4.70%) MS Excel
2 11 (0.72%) MS Office
2 11 (0.72%) InfoPath
3 5 (0.33%) Mingle
4 4 (0.26%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.065%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 11 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.065%) Tridion
3 1 (0.065%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.065%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 56 (3.65%) SaaS
2 23 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (0.98%) Google App Engine
3 15 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
4 11 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (0.46%) GitHub
7 3 (0.20%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (4.83%) TCP/IP
2 36 (2.35%) HTTP
3 29 (1.89%) LDAP
4 28 (1.83%) Ethernet
5 24 (1.57%) Internet
6 17 (1.11%) SDH
6 17 (1.11%) MPLS
7 15 (0.98%) FTP
8 10 (0.65%) RTP
8 10 (0.65%) Firewall
8 10 (0.65%) Kerberos
8 10 (0.65%) LTE
9 9 (0.59%) Network Security
9 9 (0.59%) GSM
10 7 (0.46%) Diameter Protocol
10 7 (0.46%) Asterisk PBX
10 7 (0.46%) UMTS
10 7 (0.46%) SNMP
10 7 (0.46%) PBX
10 7 (0.46%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 215 (14.02%) SQL Server
2 152 (9.92%) MySQL
3 91 (5.94%) Relational Database
4 64 (4.17%) Oracle Database
5 42 (2.74%) NoSQL
6 29 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
7 24 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
7 24 (1.57%) RDBMS
7 24 (1.57%) MongoDB
8 20 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 20 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
9 18 (1.17%) Big Data
10 15 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
11 14 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
12 13 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 13 (0.85%) CouchDB
13 11 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
13 11 (0.72%) UniData
13 11 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 9 (0.59%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 131 (8.55%) Subversion
2 126 (8.22%) Visual Studio
3 98 (6.39%) Selenium
4 84 (5.48%) Git (software)
5 76 (4.96%) Jenkins
6 68 (4.44%) JIRA
7 57 (3.72%) Eclipse
8 49 (3.20%) WebDriver
9 45 (2.94%) JUnit
10 39 (2.54%) JMeter
11 37 (2.41%) Oracle Forms
12 29 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
13 26 (1.70%) Maven
14 25 (1.63%) Cucumber
15 21 (1.37%) Ant
16 20 (1.30%) NUnit
17 18 (1.17%) Toad
18 17 (1.11%) SoapUI
18 17 (1.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
19 16 (1.04%) CruiseControl
General
1 164 (10.70%) Finance
2 116 (7.57%) Telecoms
3 64 (4.17%) Electronics
4 55 (3.59%) Manufacturing
5 37 (2.41%) Aerospace
6 25 (1.63%) Games
7 24 (1.57%) Marketing
8 17 (1.11%) Banking
8 17 (1.11%) Retail
9 15 (0.98%) Advertising
10 14 (0.91%) Military
11 7 (0.46%) French Language
12 6 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.26%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.26%) Back Office
13 4 (0.26%) Publishing
13 4 (0.26%) Automotive
14 3 (0.20%) Avionics
14 3 (0.20%) Billing
15 2 (0.13%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 391 (25.51%) .NET
2 300 (19.57%) HTML
3 217 (14.16%) XML
4 215 (14.02%) Web Services
5 197 (12.85%) CSS
6 166 (10.83%) ASP.NET
7 163 (10.63%) jQuery
8 156 (10.18%) HTML5
9 144 (9.39%) Ajax
10 115 (7.50%) WPF
11 105 (6.85%) J2EE
12 95 (6.20%) Spring
13 93 (6.07%) JSON
14 87 (5.68%) AngularJS
15 78 (5.09%) ASP.NET MVC
16 72 (4.70%) WCF
17 64 (4.17%) STL
18 61 (3.98%) Qt
19 60 (3.91%) Servlets
20 59 (3.85%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 368 (24.01%) Computer Science
2 126 (8.22%) Mathematics
3 104 (6.78%) Algorithms
4 103 (6.72%) Open Source
5 81 (5.28%) Embedded Systems
6 71 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
7 59 (3.85%) Mobile App
8 51 (3.33%) Data Structures
9 50 (3.26%) Social Media
10 49 (3.20%) Physics
11 48 (3.13%) Visualisation
12 36 (2.35%) User Experience
13 30 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
14 29 (1.89%) GIS
15 27 (1.76%) Device Driver
16 26 (1.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 26 (1.70%) Client/Server
17 22 (1.44%) Mainframe
18 15 (0.98%) Web 2.0
19 13 (0.85%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 528 (34.44%) Linux
2 380 (24.79%) Windows
3 190 (12.39%) UNIX
4 85 (5.54%) Android
5 59 (3.85%) Apple iOS
6 38 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 29 (1.89%) VxWorks
8 21 (1.37%) Windows 7
9 19 (1.24%) Embedded Linux
10 15 (0.98%) Solaris
11 10 (0.65%) Windows CE
12 8 (0.52%) Windows XP
13 6 (0.39%) Windows 2000
13 6 (0.39%) Windows NT
14 5 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
15 4 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
15 4 (0.26%) CentOS
15 4 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
16 3 (0.20%) AIX
16 3 (0.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1406 (91.72%) Software Engineering
2 562 (36.66%) Agile Software Development
3 310 (20.22%) OO
4 155 (10.11%) MVC
5 150 (9.78%) TDD
6 148 (9.65%) UML
7 132 (8.61%) Web Development
7 132 (8.61%) OOD
8 119 (7.76%) Continuous Integration
9 115 (7.50%) Multithreading
10 98 (6.39%) Unit Testing
11 96 (6.26%) OOP
12 93 (6.07%) Test Automation
13 92 (6.00%) Scrum
14 72 (4.70%) Automated Testing
15 57 (3.72%) SOA
16 52 (3.39%) Software Testing
17 42 (2.74%) Software Architecture
17 42 (2.74%) E-Commerce
18 41 (2.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 647 (42.20%) C++
2 599 (39.07%) Java
3 540 (35.23%) C#
4 442 (28.83%) SQL
5 430 (28.05%) JavaScript
6 315 (20.55%) C
7 242 (15.79%) Python
8 157 (10.24%) PHP
9 104 (6.78%) Ruby
10 92 (6.00%) Embedded C
11 82 (5.35%) PL/SQL
12 79 (5.15%) Embedded C++
13 42 (2.74%) COBOL
14 31 (2.02%) Perl
14 31 (2.02%) VB
15 29 (1.89%) VB.NET
16 26 (1.70%) T-SQL
17 22 (1.44%) MATLAB
18 15 (0.98%) PowerShell
19 13 (0.85%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 449 (29.29%) Degree
2 79 (5.15%) Security Cleared
3 64 (4.17%) PhD
4 39 (2.54%) SC Cleared
5 22 (1.44%) ISTQB
6 15 (0.98%) ISEB
7 14 (0.91%) DV Cleared
8 9 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (0.52%) OCPJP
9 8 (0.52%) OCMJD
9 8 (0.52%) Oracle Certification
10 7 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (0.39%) MCTS
12 5 (0.33%) HND
13 4 (0.26%) IC3 Certification
13 4 (0.26%) Chartered Engineer
14 3 (0.20%) HNC
15 2 (0.13%) Linux+ Certification
16 1 (0.065%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (6.65%) QA
2 29 (1.89%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.33%) IEC 61508
4 3 (0.20%) DO-178B
4 3 (0.20%) JTAG
4 3 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 50 (3.26%) Firmware
2 35 (2.28%) Oracle RAC
3 13 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.65%) NFS
5 8 (0.52%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.39%) VirtualBox
7 5 (0.33%) iptables
7 5 (0.33%) Active Directory
7 5 (0.33%) Xen
8 4 (0.26%) XenServer
9 2 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.13%) KVM
10 1 (0.065%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (0.78%) Puppet
3 10 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (0.39%) OpenAM
5 5 (0.33%) StatsD
6 4 (0.26%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.13%) Control-M
8 1 (0.065%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.065%) Salt
8 1 (0.065%) logstash
8 1 (0.065%) SCCM
8 1 (0.065%) Nagios
Vendors
1 195 (12.72%) Oracle
2 161 (10.50%) Microsoft
3 42 (2.74%) Red Hat
4 25 (1.63%) Google
5 24 (1.57%) SAP
5 24 (1.57%) Pega
6 20 (1.30%) BEA
7 19 (1.24%) VMware
8 17 (1.11%) Cramer
9 16 (1.04%) Informatica
10 15 (0.98%) MetaSolv
11 13 (0.85%) Cisco
12 12 (0.78%) Progress
13 10 (0.65%) Atlassian
13 10 (0.65%) Business Objects
14 9 (0.59%) IBM
14 9 (0.59%) Telerik
15 8 (0.52%) Sun
15 8 (0.52%) Citrix
15 8 (0.52%) Apple
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