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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 70 83 96
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 683 758 675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.70% 3.62% 2.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.81% 3.74% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 630 621 632
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 £29,400 £27,100 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
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
17915 20287 21795
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.17% 96.82% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 15256 16595 17383
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Hampshire -17 136 £45,000 +5.88% 19
Berkshire -20 112 £42,500 -10.52% 17
West Sussex +9 109 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Oxfordshire +1 109 £47,500 +11.76% 9
Surrey +13 96 £45,000 - 18
Buckinghamshire +20 57 £36,000 -10.00% 7
East Sussex -28 40 £50,000 +25.00% 5
Kent +21 17 £37,500 -16.66% 3
Sussex - 3 £25,000 -
Middlesex +11 2 £57,500 +96.58%
Isle of Wight +5 2 £34,750 -26.84%
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 1393 (98.38%) Software Engineering
2 868 (61.30%) C++
3 558 (39.41%) C#
4 548 (38.70%) Agile Software Development
5 482 (34.04%) Java
6 470 (33.19%) Degree
7 433 (30.58%) Linux
8 396 (27.97%) Windows
9 351 (24.79%) C
10 348 (24.58%) Computer Science
11 342 (24.15%) JavaScript
12 334 (23.59%) SQL
13 328 (23.16%) .NET
14 311 (21.96%) Python
15 295 (20.83%) TDD
16 267 (18.86%) HTML
17 254 (17.94%) OO
18 235 (16.60%) Multithreading
19 211 (14.90%) CSS
20 206 (14.55%) Mathematics
21 179 (12.64%) Scrum
22 170 (12.01%) Web Services
22 170 (12.01%) Microsoft
23 149 (10.52%) SQL Server
24 147 (10.38%) XML
25 132 (9.32%) Visual Studio
26 130 (9.18%) SDLC
27 128 (9.04%) MVC
28 123 (8.69%) Embedded Systems
29 118 (8.33%) Finance

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 29 (2.05%) IIS
2 28 (1.98%) Tomcat
3 26 (1.84%) Apache
3 26 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
4 19 (1.34%) CICS
5 16 (1.13%) Apache Pig
6 15 (1.06%) Apache Spark
7 10 (0.71%) WebLogic
8 9 (0.64%) OpenStack
8 9 (0.64%) SAS
9 7 (0.49%) CMS
10 5 (0.35%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (0.21%) Confluence
11 3 (0.21%) JBoss
12 2 (0.14%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.14%) Mule
12 2 (0.14%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.071%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.071%) Jetty
13 1 (0.071%) nginx
Applications
1 66 (4.66%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.41%) MS Office
3 9 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.21%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 11 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 11 (0.78%) VisionPLUS
2 5 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.071%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 43 (3.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
3 41 (2.90%) SaaS
4 11 (0.78%) PaaS
5 9 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.35%) GitHub
7 3 (0.21%) IaaS
8 2 (0.14%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 71 (5.01%) TCP/IP
2 29 (2.05%) Internet
3 18 (1.27%) LTE
4 17 (1.20%) GSM
4 17 (1.20%) UMTS
5 16 (1.13%) SMTP
6 14 (0.99%) HTTP
7 10 (0.71%) RS-232
8 9 (0.64%) RS-485
8 9 (0.64%) RTP
8 9 (0.64%) VoIP
9 8 (0.56%) Asterisk PBX
9 8 (0.56%) Diameter Protocol
9 8 (0.56%) Ethernet
9 8 (0.56%) PBX
9 8 (0.56%) RANAP
9 8 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (0.49%) Network Security
10 7 (0.49%) Wireshark
11 5 (0.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (10.52%) SQL Server
2 80 (5.65%) MySQL
3 73 (5.16%) Relational Database
4 64 (4.52%) NoSQL
5 58 (4.10%) Big Data
6 37 (2.61%) Oracle Database
7 29 (2.05%) Hadoop
8 27 (1.91%) MongoDB
9 19 (1.34%) DB2
9 19 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
10 17 (1.20%) Apache Hive
11 14 (0.99%) GIS
11 14 (0.99%) RDBMS
12 12 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
12 12 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
13 11 (0.78%) DataStage
14 10 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
15 9 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
16 8 (0.56%) QGIS
16 8 (0.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 132 (9.32%) Visual Studio
2 91 (6.43%) Git (software)
3 84 (5.93%) Subversion
4 62 (4.38%) Jenkins
5 43 (3.04%) Maven
6 39 (2.75%) Eclipse
7 33 (2.33%) Selenium
8 29 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
9 23 (1.62%) Bugzilla
10 21 (1.48%) JIRA
11 19 (1.34%) ClearCase
11 19 (1.34%) Cucumber
11 19 (1.34%) TeamCity
12 18 (1.27%) Hudson
12 18 (1.27%) JUnit
13 14 (0.99%) Ant
13 14 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 12 (0.85%) WebDriver
15 11 (0.78%) Protractor
16 10 (0.71%) Gradle
General
1 118 (8.33%) Finance
2 101 (7.13%) Electronics
3 84 (5.93%) Games
4 75 (5.30%) Telecoms
5 70 (4.94%) Aerospace
6 56 (3.95%) Manufacturing
7 24 (1.69%) Automotive
8 22 (1.55%) Marketing
9 16 (1.13%) Military
10 13 (0.92%) Advertising
10 13 (0.92%) Financial Institution
11 12 (0.85%) Avionics
11 12 (0.85%) Retail
12 10 (0.71%) Banking
13 5 (0.35%) Back Office
13 5 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.28%) French Language
15 2 (0.14%) Billing
16 1 (0.071%) Law
16 1 (0.071%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 328 (23.16%) .NET
2 267 (18.86%) HTML
3 211 (14.90%) CSS
4 170 (12.01%) Web Services
5 147 (10.38%) XML
6 105 (7.42%) REST
7 99 (6.99%) JSON
8 97 (6.85%) STL
9 95 (6.71%) ASP.NET
10 80 (5.65%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 77 (5.44%) Qt
12 72 (5.08%) MFC
13 71 (5.01%) jQuery
13 71 (5.01%) WPF
14 67 (4.73%) AngularJS
14 67 (4.73%) WCF
14 67 (4.73%) XSLT
15 60 (4.24%) SOAP
16 59 (4.17%) .NET Framework
16 59 (4.17%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 348 (24.58%) Computer Science
2 206 (14.55%) Mathematics
3 123 (8.69%) Embedded Systems
4 118 (8.33%) Physics
5 83 (5.86%) Analytical Skills
6 75 (5.30%) Algorithms
7 44 (3.11%) Visualisation
8 38 (2.68%) Device Driver
9 35 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
10 23 (1.62%) User Experience
11 22 (1.55%) Data Structures
11 22 (1.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 20 (1.41%) Mainframe
13 18 (1.27%) Artificial Intelligence
13 18 (1.27%) Robotics
14 14 (0.99%) Biotechnology
14 14 (0.99%) Client/Server
14 14 (0.99%) VSAM
15 13 (0.92%) 3D Graphics
16 12 (0.85%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 433 (30.58%) Linux
2 396 (27.97%) Windows
3 117 (8.26%) Unix
4 44 (3.11%) Embedded Linux
5 41 (2.90%) VxWorks
6 22 (1.55%) Android
6 22 (1.55%) Windows Server
7 21 (1.48%) Apple iOS
8 20 (1.41%) Mac OS X
9 16 (1.13%) Mac OS
10 15 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (0.99%) Solaris
12 13 (0.92%) Windows XP
13 11 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.28%) Debian
15 4 (0.28%) Windows 7
16 3 (0.21%) Nucleus RTOS
16 3 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
17 2 (0.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1393 (98.38%) Software Engineering
2 548 (38.70%) Agile Software Development
3 295 (20.83%) TDD
4 254 (17.94%) OO
5 235 (16.60%) Multithreading
6 179 (12.64%) Scrum
7 130 (9.18%) SDLC
8 128 (9.04%) MVC
9 116 (8.19%) BDD
10 107 (7.56%) OOP
11 106 (7.49%) Continuous Integration
11 106 (7.49%) OOD
12 96 (6.78%) Unit Testing
13 93 (6.57%) UML
14 74 (5.23%) Open Source
15 67 (4.73%) Mentoring
15 67 (4.73%) Validation
16 63 (4.45%) Continuous Improvement
17 62 (4.38%) Pair Programming
18 58 (4.10%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 868 (61.30%) C++
2 558 (39.41%) C#
3 482 (34.04%) Java
4 351 (24.79%) C
5 342 (24.15%) JavaScript
6 334 (23.59%) SQL
7 311 (21.96%) Python
8 81 (5.72%) PHP
9 66 (4.66%) Ruby
10 55 (3.88%) Bash Shell
11 52 (3.67%) Embedded C
12 50 (3.53%) MATLAB
13 47 (3.32%) Perl
14 38 (2.68%) Embedded C++
15 37 (2.61%) T-SQL
16 33 (2.33%) R
17 28 (1.98%) PL/SQL
18 25 (1.77%) Assembly Language
19 24 (1.69%) Shell Script
20 20 (1.41%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 470 (33.19%) Degree
2 70 (4.94%) Security Cleared
3 61 (4.31%) PhD
4 38 (2.68%) SC Cleared
5 10 (0.71%) CISSP
6 7 (0.49%) DV Cleared
6 7 (0.49%) HND
7 6 (0.42%) DBS Check
8 5 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.14%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.071%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (5.01%) QA
2 38 (2.68%) ISO 9001
3 32 (2.26%) DICOM
4 22 (1.55%) ISO13485
5 7 (0.49%) GAMP
5 7 (0.49%) SLA
6 6 (0.42%) MISRA
6 6 (0.42%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.28%) DO-178B
8 3 (0.21%) MISRA C
9 2 (0.14%) DO-254
10 1 (0.071%) ISO/IEC 12207
10 1 (0.071%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.071%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 45 (3.18%) Firmware
2 17 (1.20%) HDFS
3 9 (0.64%) Apache Flume
4 4 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.21%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.21%) Docker
5 3 (0.21%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 14 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (0.64%) Oozie
3 8 (0.56%) Hadoop YARN
4 6 (0.42%) Ansible
4 6 (0.42%) StatsD
5 3 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.14%) Ambari
6 2 (0.14%) Control-M
6 2 (0.14%) logstash
7 1 (0.071%) Packer
7 1 (0.071%) Puppet
7 1 (0.071%) Terraform
Vendors
1 170 (12.01%) Microsoft
2 118 (8.33%) Oracle
3 71 (5.01%) Sophos
4 21 (1.48%) SAP
5 15 (1.06%) Progress
6 14 (0.99%) IBM
7 11 (0.78%) Informatica
7 11 (0.78%) TSYS
7 11 (0.78%) Zend
8 10 (0.71%) Cisco
9 9 (0.64%) Red Hat
10 8 (0.56%) VMware
11 5 (0.35%) Atlassian
11 5 (0.35%) Google
11 5 (0.35%) Sun
12 4 (0.28%) ESRI
12 4 (0.28%) Mapinfo
12 4 (0.28%) Rally
12 4 (0.28%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (0.28%) Talend
Fareham, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Cubic Transportation Systems Limited
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45k-60k
Posted: Yesterday
Hove, East Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50k
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Linux Recruit
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Chalfont St. Giles, Buckinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 44,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + stock options, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Dover, Kent
Proteus Europe
Posted: Yesterday
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50k
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £33,000 per annum Plus bonus and excellent bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum, + Pension, Life Insurance
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Bupa, Gym, Canteen
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago