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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 93 93 94
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 504 681 723
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.11% 3.14% 3.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.21% 3.23% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 446 565 641
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
15725 21062 21213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.88% 97.03% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 13103 17793 16905
Median salary £43,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.14% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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
Surrey +20 130 £47,500 - 13
Hampshire -11 116 £48,750 +8.33% 17
Berkshire +41 95 £45,000 -2.70% 14
Oxfordshire -7 42 £55,000 +22.22% 9
Buckinghamshire +29 38 £42,500 -5.55% 12
West Sussex -13 37 £45,000 +5.88% 6
East Sussex -3 32 £50,000 +25.00%
Kent -14 14 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 1150 (98.29%) Software Engineering
2 652 (55.73%) C++
3 467 (39.91%) Agile Software Development
4 421 (35.98%) Java
5 414 (35.38%) C#
6 387 (33.08%) Linux
7 337 (28.80%) JavaScript
8 333 (28.46%) Degree
9 321 (27.44%) SQL
10 301 (25.73%) C
11 286 (24.44%) Windows
12 279 (23.85%) HTML
13 268 (22.91%) Computer Science
14 260 (22.22%) Python
15 253 (21.62%) .NET
16 240 (20.51%) TDD
17 193 (16.50%) CSS
18 182 (15.56%) Multithreading
19 175 (14.96%) Scrum
20 170 (14.53%) OO
21 165 (14.10%) Web Services
22 160 (13.68%) Microsoft
23 124 (10.60%) Unit Testing
24 116 (9.91%) SDLC
25 114 (9.74%) Unix
26 112 (9.57%) Visual Studio
26 112 (9.57%) NoSQL
27 108 (9.23%) XML
28 106 (9.06%) SQL Server
29 103 (8.80%) ASP.NET

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 25 (2.14%) Tomcat
2 20 (1.71%) IIS
3 19 (1.62%) OpenStack
4 18 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
5 17 (1.45%) JBoss
6 12 (1.03%) WebLogic
7 11 (0.94%) Apache Spark
8 9 (0.77%) Apache
9 8 (0.68%) Apache Pig
10 6 (0.51%) SAS
10 6 (0.51%) WildFly
11 5 (0.43%) GlassFish
11 5 (0.43%) NServiceBus
12 4 (0.34%) CICS
12 4 (0.34%) CMS
12 4 (0.34%) Confluence
12 4 (0.34%) SharePoint
13 3 (0.26%) Drupal
13 3 (0.26%) MS Exchange
13 3 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 38 (3.25%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.54%) MS Office
3 6 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.34%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.17%) Doxygen
5 2 (0.17%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 12 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.085%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 50 (4.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (4.19%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (2.22%) SaaS
4 18 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (1.20%) GitHub
6 5 (0.43%) Office 365
7 3 (0.26%) PaaS
8 2 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.085%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (5.90%) TCP/IP
2 40 (3.42%) Internet
3 27 (2.31%) HTTP
4 24 (2.05%) SMTP
5 19 (1.62%) LDAP
6 18 (1.54%) FTP
7 17 (1.45%) Kerberos
8 14 (1.20%) LTE
8 14 (1.20%) VoIP
8 14 (1.20%) Wireshark
9 12 (1.03%) GSM
10 10 (0.85%) Asterisk PBX
10 10 (0.85%) Diameter Protocol
10 10 (0.85%) PBX
10 10 (0.85%) RANAP
10 10 (0.85%) RTP
10 10 (0.85%) UMTS
11 9 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (0.77%) Wireless
12 8 (0.68%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (9.57%) NoSQL
2 106 (9.06%) SQL Server
3 81 (6.92%) MySQL
4 68 (5.81%) MongoDB
5 59 (5.04%) Relational Database
6 44 (3.76%) Big Data
7 23 (1.97%) Oracle Database
8 21 (1.79%) Hadoop
9 12 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
10 11 (0.94%) RDBMS
11 10 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (0.68%) Apache Hive
13 7 (0.60%) Data Lake
13 7 (0.60%) HBase
13 7 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
13 7 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
14 6 (0.51%) MariaDB
14 6 (0.51%) Redis
15 4 (0.34%) Azure SQL Database
15 4 (0.34%) DB2
Development Applications
1 112 (9.57%) Visual Studio
2 82 (7.01%) Git (software)
3 58 (4.96%) Subversion
4 49 (4.19%) Jenkins
5 46 (3.93%) Team Foundation Server
6 43 (3.68%) Eclipse
6 43 (3.68%) Maven
7 39 (3.33%) Selenium
8 38 (3.25%) Cucumber
9 30 (2.56%) JUnit
10 27 (2.31%) Ant
11 14 (1.20%) WebDriver
12 12 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 12 (1.03%) Gradle
12 12 (1.03%) JIRA
12 12 (1.03%) Trac
13 11 (0.94%) GCC
13 11 (0.94%) Grunt
14 10 (0.85%) GDB
14 10 (0.85%) Hudson
General
1 94 (8.03%) Finance
2 69 (5.90%) Electronics
3 58 (4.96%) Telecoms
4 33 (2.82%) Games
4 33 (2.82%) Manufacturing
5 31 (2.65%) Financial Institution
6 21 (1.79%) Aerospace
7 14 (1.20%) Automotive
8 11 (0.94%) Military
9 8 (0.68%) Advertising
10 7 (0.60%) Retail
11 5 (0.43%) Marketing
12 4 (0.34%) Back Office
13 2 (0.17%) Banking
13 2 (0.17%) Billing
14 1 (0.085%) Avionics
14 1 (0.085%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 279 (23.85%) HTML
2 253 (21.62%) .NET
3 193 (16.50%) CSS
4 165 (14.10%) Web Services
5 108 (9.23%) XML
6 103 (8.80%) ASP.NET
7 83 (7.09%) AngularJS
8 79 (6.75%) STL
9 78 (6.67%) jQuery
10 72 (6.15%) Qt
11 71 (6.07%) HTML5
12 68 (5.81%) SOAP
13 65 (5.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 64 (5.47%) WPF
15 62 (5.30%) RESTful
16 59 (5.04%) .NET Framework
16 59 (5.04%) JSON
17 53 (4.53%) REST
17 53 (4.53%) WCF
18 51 (4.36%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 268 (22.91%) Computer Science
2 102 (8.72%) Mathematics
3 92 (7.86%) Embedded Systems
4 81 (6.92%) Physics
5 64 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
6 60 (5.13%) Algorithms
7 43 (3.68%) Visualisation
8 29 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
9 26 (2.22%) Data Structures
9 26 (2.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 20 (1.71%) User Experience
11 19 (1.62%) Client/Server
12 16 (1.37%) Device Driver
13 12 (1.03%) Artificial Intelligence
14 11 (0.94%) Robotics
15 9 (0.77%) Mobile App
16 8 (0.68%) Contactless
16 8 (0.68%) Cryptography
16 8 (0.68%) Social Media
17 7 (0.60%) Blockchain
Operating Systems
1 387 (33.08%) Linux
2 286 (24.44%) Windows
3 114 (9.74%) Unix
4 49 (4.19%) Embedded Linux
5 35 (2.99%) Android
6 26 (2.22%) Apple iOS
7 22 (1.88%) Mac OS X
8 19 (1.62%) Windows Server
9 11 (0.94%) Solaris
9 11 (0.94%) VxWorks
9 11 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (0.77%) Mac OS
10 9 (0.77%) Ubuntu
10 9 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.51%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.43%) VMS
13 4 (0.34%) CentOS
13 4 (0.34%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1150 (98.29%) Software Engineering
2 467 (39.91%) Agile Software Development
3 240 (20.51%) TDD
4 182 (15.56%) Multithreading
5 175 (14.96%) Scrum
6 170 (14.53%) OO
7 124 (10.60%) Unit Testing
8 116 (9.91%) SDLC
9 100 (8.55%) MVC
10 89 (7.61%) BDD
11 83 (7.09%) Continuous Integration
12 72 (6.15%) OOP
13 67 (5.73%) UML
14 64 (5.47%) OOD
15 63 (5.38%) Mentoring
16 62 (5.30%) Web Development
17 59 (5.04%) Test Automation
18 51 (4.36%) Pair Programming
19 50 (4.27%) Multithreaded Programming
19 50 (4.27%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 652 (55.73%) C++
2 421 (35.98%) Java
3 414 (35.38%) C#
4 337 (28.80%) JavaScript
5 321 (27.44%) SQL
6 301 (25.73%) C
7 260 (22.22%) Python
8 69 (5.90%) Embedded C
9 62 (5.30%) PHP
10 56 (4.79%) Ruby
11 46 (3.93%) Bash Shell
12 39 (3.33%) MATLAB
13 30 (2.56%) T-SQL
14 24 (2.05%) Embedded C++
14 24 (2.05%) Perl
15 21 (1.79%) Lua
16 19 (1.62%) F#
16 19 (1.62%) VC++
17 16 (1.37%) PowerShell
18 13 (1.11%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 333 (28.46%) Degree
2 46 (3.93%) Security Cleared
3 39 (3.33%) PhD
4 16 (1.37%) SC Cleared
5 8 (0.68%) DV Cleared
6 6 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.43%) CISSP
8 3 (0.26%) HND
9 2 (0.17%) HNC
9 2 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.085%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.085%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.085%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.085%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.085%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.085%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (2.82%) ISO 9001
2 27 (2.31%) DICOM
2 27 (2.31%) QA
3 24 (2.05%) ISO13485
4 10 (0.85%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.68%) PA-DSS
6 7 (0.60%) GAMP
7 6 (0.51%) MISRA
8 2 (0.17%) IEC 61508
8 2 (0.17%) MISRA C
9 1 (0.085%) DO-178B
9 1 (0.085%) SDET
System Software
1 47 (4.02%) Firmware
2 17 (1.45%) NFS
3 16 (1.37%) Docker
4 14 (1.20%) HDFS
5 6 (0.51%) Apache Flume
6 5 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (0.34%) Kamailio
8 3 (0.26%) Active Directory
8 3 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.26%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (0.51%) Oozie
2 6 (0.51%) Packer
2 6 (0.51%) Terraform
3 5 (0.43%) Puppet
4 2 (0.17%) Control-M
4 2 (0.17%) FreeIPA
4 2 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (0.17%) Nagios
4 2 (0.17%) StatsD
5 1 (0.085%) Ansible
5 1 (0.085%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.085%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.085%) yum
Vendors
1 160 (13.68%) Microsoft
2 80 (6.84%) Oracle
3 56 (4.79%) Sophos
4 17 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
5 12 (1.03%) Cisco
5 12 (1.03%) Zend
6 9 (0.77%) SAP
7 6 (0.51%) Red Hat
8 5 (0.43%) IBM
8 5 (0.43%) VMware
9 4 (0.34%) Perforce
9 4 (0.34%) Sony
10 3 (0.26%) CA Agile Central
10 3 (0.26%) Citrix
10 3 (0.26%) Intel Security
10 3 (0.26%) Syncsort
10 3 (0.26%) Talend
10 3 (0.26%) Twitter
11 2 (0.17%) Intel
11 2 (0.17%) Sun
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