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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 72 85 69
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 768 700 838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.70% 3.38% 3.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.89% 3.57% 4.11%
Number of salaries quoted 682 602 765
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +4.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £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
19758 19598 20408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.27% 94.69% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 16144 15491 17340
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 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +50 188 £45,000 +12.50% 27
Hampshire +3 156 £40,000 - 23
Surrey -14 149 £42,500 -15.00% 33
West Sussex -8 90 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Oxfordshire -5 70 £47,500 +8.57% 25
East Sussex +13 54 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Kent -8 30 £38,750 -6.62% 4
Buckinghamshire -9 28 £33,250 -19.39% 8
Isle of Wight - 5 £37,000 - 1
Middlesex -17 2 - - 3
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1386 (89.94%) Software Engineering
2 694 (45.04%) C++
3 574 (37.25%) Java
4 567 (36.79%) C#
5 502 (32.58%) Linux
6 468 (30.37%) SQL
7 464 (30.11%) Agile Software Development
8 452 (29.33%) Degree
9 423 (27.45%) JavaScript
10 417 (27.06%) .NET
11 401 (26.02%) C
12 359 (23.30%) Computer Science
13 353 (22.91%) Windows
14 318 (20.64%) HTML
15 317 (20.57%) OO
16 243 (15.77%) XML
17 221 (14.34%) SQL Server
18 208 (13.50%) CSS
18 208 (13.50%) Python
19 194 (12.59%) UML
19 194 (12.59%) Microsoft
20 193 (12.52%) Web Services
21 189 (12.26%) Oracle
22 187 (12.13%) ASP.NET
23 162 (10.51%) UNIX
24 153 (9.93%) TDD
24 153 (9.93%) Finance
25 152 (9.86%) MVC
26 151 (9.80%) OOD
27 137 (8.89%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 67 (4.35%) Tomcat
2 65 (4.22%) WebSphere
3 61 (3.96%) Node.js
4 54 (3.50%) Apache
4 54 (3.50%) WebLogic
5 36 (2.34%) JBoss
6 21 (1.36%) IIS
7 16 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
8 10 (0.65%) CMS
8 10 (0.65%) SAS
9 9 (0.58%) GlassFish
10 8 (0.52%) Apache Solr
11 6 (0.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 5 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (0.32%) SharePoint
12 5 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
12 5 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (0.26%) Adobe CQ
13 4 (0.26%) nginx
14 3 (0.19%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 83 (5.39%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.30%) MS Visio
3 17 (1.10%) MS Office
4 8 (0.52%) Simulink
5 1 (0.065%) Stateflow
5 1 (0.065%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.065%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.065%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.065%) TargetLink
5 1 (0.065%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 9 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.26%) Tridion
3 2 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.065%) assyst
4 1 (0.065%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 37 (2.40%) SaaS
2 12 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (0.58%) GitHub
3 9 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.19%) PaaS
5 2 (0.13%) Force.com
6 1 (0.065%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.065%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 71 (4.61%) TCP/IP
2 37 (2.40%) Ethernet
3 29 (1.88%) HTTP
3 29 (1.88%) Internet
4 26 (1.69%) LDAP
5 22 (1.43%) SDH
5 22 (1.43%) MPLS
6 17 (1.10%) LTE
7 16 (1.04%) Wireless
7 16 (1.04%) SNMP
8 13 (0.84%) GSM
9 12 (0.78%) RTP
10 11 (0.71%) UMTS
10 11 (0.71%) PBX
10 11 (0.71%) RANAP
10 11 (0.71%) Asterisk PBX
11 10 (0.65%) Network Security
11 10 (0.65%) Kerberos
11 10 (0.65%) FTP
12 9 (0.58%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 221 (14.34%) SQL Server
2 79 (5.13%) MySQL
3 69 (4.48%) Relational Database
4 53 (3.44%) Big Data
5 44 (2.86%) NoSQL
6 40 (2.60%) Oracle Database
7 28 (1.82%) RDBMS
7 28 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
8 25 (1.62%) Oracle Database 10g
8 25 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
9 22 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
10 18 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 17 (1.10%) MongoDB
12 16 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
13 13 (0.84%) SQLite
14 11 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 10 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
16 9 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
17 8 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 8 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 132 (8.57%) Subversion
2 125 (8.11%) Visual Studio
3 101 (6.55%) Selenium
4 68 (4.41%) Git (software)
5 63 (4.09%) Jenkins
6 56 (3.63%) JIRA
7 49 (3.18%) Eclipse
8 42 (2.73%) WebDriver
9 38 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
10 32 (2.08%) JMeter
11 30 (1.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 28 (1.82%) Maven
12 28 (1.82%) Bugzilla
13 24 (1.56%) NUnit
13 24 (1.56%) JUnit
14 23 (1.49%) SoapUI
15 22 (1.43%) Toad
16 21 (1.36%) CruiseControl
17 20 (1.30%) Hudson
18 16 (1.04%) Cucumber
General
1 153 (9.93%) Finance
2 92 (5.97%) Telecoms
3 87 (5.65%) Electronics
4 31 (2.01%) Aerospace
4 31 (2.01%) Manufacturing
5 28 (1.82%) Marketing
6 24 (1.56%) Military
7 15 (0.97%) Games
8 10 (0.65%) Retail
9 9 (0.58%) Banking
9 9 (0.58%) Advertising
10 7 (0.45%) Legal
10 7 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (0.45%) French Language
11 5 (0.32%) Automotive
11 5 (0.32%) Publishing
12 3 (0.19%) Law
12 3 (0.19%) German Language
12 3 (0.19%) Billing
12 3 (0.19%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 417 (27.06%) .NET
2 318 (20.64%) HTML
3 243 (15.77%) XML
4 208 (13.50%) CSS
5 193 (12.52%) Web Services
6 187 (12.13%) ASP.NET
7 137 (8.89%) HTML5
8 129 (8.37%) J2EE
9 124 (8.05%) jQuery
10 122 (7.92%) Spring
11 114 (7.40%) Ajax
12 109 (7.07%) WPF
13 79 (5.13%) WCF
14 76 (4.93%) ASP.NET MVC
15 71 (4.61%) SOAP
16 67 (4.35%) JSON
17 62 (4.02%) AngularJS
18 61 (3.96%) STL
19 56 (3.63%) .NET Framework
20 55 (3.57%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 359 (23.30%) Computer Science
2 129 (8.37%) Mathematics
3 112 (7.27%) Open Source
4 104 (6.75%) Embedded Systems
5 92 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
6 91 (5.91%) Algorithms
7 73 (4.74%) Physics
8 41 (2.66%) Mobile App
9 40 (2.60%) User Experience
10 31 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
11 30 (1.95%) Social Media
12 28 (1.82%) Client/Server
13 27 (1.75%) Management Information System
14 24 (1.56%) Device Driver
14 24 (1.56%) Visualisation
15 19 (1.23%) GIS
16 17 (1.10%) Data Structures
17 16 (1.04%) Statistics
18 14 (0.91%) EFT
19 10 (0.65%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 502 (32.58%) Linux
2 353 (22.91%) Windows
3 162 (10.51%) UNIX
4 62 (4.02%) Android
5 28 (1.82%) Embedded Linux
6 27 (1.75%) VxWorks
7 25 (1.62%) Apple iOS
8 24 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 23 (1.49%) Windows CE
10 13 (0.84%) Windows 7
10 13 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (0.58%) Solaris
11 9 (0.58%) FreeBSD
12 8 (0.52%) AIX
12 8 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (0.32%) Windows NT
14 4 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
15 3 (0.19%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.13%) Nucleus RTOS
16 2 (0.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1386 (89.94%) Software Engineering
2 464 (30.11%) Agile Software Development
3 317 (20.57%) OO
4 194 (12.59%) UML
5 153 (9.93%) TDD
6 152 (9.86%) MVC
7 151 (9.80%) OOD
8 119 (7.72%) Continuous Integration
9 113 (7.33%) Multithreading
10 109 (7.07%) Web Development
11 99 (6.42%) Test Automation
12 98 (6.36%) Unit Testing
13 89 (5.78%) Scrum
14 76 (4.93%) OOP
15 71 (4.61%) Software Testing
16 66 (4.28%) Automated Testing
17 51 (3.31%) Software Architecture
18 48 (3.11%) SOA
19 41 (2.66%) Project Management
19 41 (2.66%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 694 (45.04%) C++
2 574 (37.25%) Java
3 567 (36.79%) C#
4 468 (30.37%) SQL
5 423 (27.45%) JavaScript
6 401 (26.02%) C
7 208 (13.50%) Python
8 119 (7.72%) PHP
9 102 (6.62%) Embedded C
10 95 (6.16%) Ruby
11 69 (4.48%) Embedded C++
12 61 (3.96%) PL/SQL
13 54 (3.50%) Perl
14 40 (2.60%) T-SQL
15 34 (2.21%) VB.NET
16 27 (1.75%) MATLAB
17 20 (1.30%) VB
18 19 (1.23%) PowerShell
19 18 (1.17%) Ada
20 16 (1.04%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 452 (29.33%) Degree
2 98 (6.36%) Security Cleared
3 88 (5.71%) PhD
4 63 (4.09%) SC Cleared
5 31 (2.01%) ISTQB
6 25 (1.62%) ISEB
7 20 (1.30%) VCP4
7 20 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 16 (1.04%) DV Cleared
9 9 (0.58%) HND
9 9 (0.58%) Oracle Certification
9 9 (0.58%) OCPJP
9 9 (0.58%) OCMJD
10 6 (0.39%) HNC
10 6 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.13%) MCTS
11 2 (0.13%) Linux+ Certification
12 1 (0.065%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (7.46%) QA
2 47 (3.05%) ISO 9001
3 29 (1.88%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.45%) IEC 61508
4 7 (0.45%) GAMP
5 3 (0.19%) JTAG
6 2 (0.13%) DO-178B
6 2 (0.13%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.065%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.065%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (1.82%) Firmware
2 15 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.65%) Hyper-V
3 10 (0.65%) NFS
4 6 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (0.32%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.19%) vSphere
7 2 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.065%) Xen
8 1 (0.065%) XenApp
8 1 (0.065%) XenServer
8 1 (0.065%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (0.78%) Puppet
4 6 (0.39%) OpenAM
5 4 (0.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (0.19%) Control-M
7 2 (0.13%) StatsD
7 2 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.13%) Graphite
8 1 (0.065%) Salt
8 1 (0.065%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.065%) SCCM
Vendors
1 194 (12.59%) Microsoft
2 189 (12.26%) Oracle
3 27 (1.75%) BEA
3 27 (1.75%) Red Hat
4 22 (1.43%) Cramer
4 22 (1.43%) IBM
4 22 (1.43%) VMware
5 20 (1.30%) MetaSolv
6 19 (1.23%) Cisco
7 17 (1.10%) Informatica
8 13 (0.84%) TOWER Software
9 12 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
10 11 (0.71%) Citrix
11 10 (0.65%) Adobe
11 10 (0.65%) Telerik
11 10 (0.65%) DevExpress
12 9 (0.58%) Pega
12 9 (0.58%) Sun
13 8 (0.52%) Dell
13 8 (0.52%) 3Com
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