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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 72 77 86
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 659 759 780
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.59% 3.61% 3.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.70% 3.72% 3.50%
Number of salaries quoted 605 644 725
Median salary £42,500 £42,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.58% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £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
17793 20422 22303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.92% 97.10% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 15163 16650 18011
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 28 June 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 28 June 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 -12 132 £45,000 +7.14% 21
West Sussex +3 117 £42,500 +3.03% 7
Berkshire -10 112 £43,750 -12.50% 8
Surrey +7 96 £42,500 -5.55% 23
Oxfordshire -4 81 £47,000 +10.58% 13
Buckinghamshire +9 57 £37,500 -6.25% 8
East Sussex -27 39 £46,250 +15.62% 4
Kent +31 22 £37,500 -16.66%
Middlesex +7 2 £57,500 +74.24% 1
Isle of Wight +1 1 £40,000 +8.10% 1
Sussex - 1 £25,000 -
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 1351 (98.69%) Software Engineering
2 838 (61.21%) C++
3 548 (40.03%) C#
4 497 (36.30%) Agile Software Development
5 467 (34.11%) Degree
6 466 (34.04%) Java
7 414 (30.24%) Linux
8 375 (27.39%) Windows
9 360 (26.30%) C
10 343 (25.05%) Computer Science
11 342 (24.98%) SQL
12 334 (24.40%) JavaScript
13 312 (22.79%) .NET
14 305 (22.28%) Python
15 269 (19.65%) TDD
16 259 (18.92%) HTML
17 258 (18.85%) OO
18 224 (16.36%) Multithreading
19 210 (15.34%) CSS
20 199 (14.54%) Mathematics
21 159 (11.61%) Web Services
22 158 (11.54%) XML
23 152 (11.10%) Microsoft
24 148 (10.81%) SQL Server
25 145 (10.59%) Scrum
26 140 (10.23%) Visual Studio
27 126 (9.20%) SDLC
28 125 (9.13%) Embedded Systems
29 123 (8.98%) MVC
30 114 (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 28 (2.05%) IIS
2 27 (1.97%) Apache
3 24 (1.75%) Tomcat
4 23 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
5 19 (1.39%) CICS
6 14 (1.02%) Apache Pig
7 12 (0.88%) Apache Spark
8 8 (0.58%) CMS
8 8 (0.58%) OpenStack
8 8 (0.58%) WebLogic
9 7 (0.51%) SAS
10 6 (0.44%) Confluence
11 5 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (0.22%) JBoss
13 2 (0.15%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.15%) MQSeries
13 2 (0.15%) Mule
13 2 (0.15%) WinCC
14 1 (0.073%) Drupal
14 1 (0.073%) SharePoint
Applications
1 65 (4.75%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.10%) MS Office
3 9 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.29%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 13 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (0.80%) VisionPLUS
3 4 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.073%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.073%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 42 (3.07%) Microsoft Azure
1 42 (3.07%) SaaS
2 36 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (0.73%) PaaS
4 6 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.44%) GitHub
5 4 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.22%) IaaS
7 2 (0.15%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 71 (5.19%) TCP/IP
2 21 (1.53%) Internet
3 18 (1.31%) HTTP
4 14 (1.02%) LTE
4 14 (1.02%) VoIP
5 13 (0.95%) GSM
5 13 (0.95%) UMTS
6 12 (0.88%) RS-232
7 11 (0.80%) RS-485
8 9 (0.66%) 3G
8 9 (0.66%) Ethernet
8 9 (0.66%) SMTP
9 8 (0.58%) Network Security
10 7 (0.51%) DNS
10 7 (0.51%) LDAP
11 5 (0.37%) ISDN
11 5 (0.37%) RFID
11 5 (0.37%) RTP
11 5 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (0.29%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 83 (6.06%) MySQL
3 65 (4.75%) Relational Database
4 62 (4.53%) NoSQL
5 56 (4.09%) Big Data
6 31 (2.26%) Oracle Database
7 24 (1.75%) Hadoop
8 21 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
9 19 (1.39%) DB2
9 19 (1.39%) MongoDB
10 18 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
11 17 (1.24%) GIS
12 15 (1.10%) Apache Hive
12 15 (1.10%) RDBMS
13 14 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
14 11 (0.80%) DataStage
15 9 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
15 9 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
16 8 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
16 8 (0.58%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 140 (10.23%) Visual Studio
2 90 (6.57%) Git (software)
3 83 (6.06%) Subversion
4 53 (3.87%) Jenkins
5 41 (2.99%) Maven
6 34 (2.48%) Eclipse
7 31 (2.26%) Selenium
8 26 (1.90%) JIRA
9 24 (1.75%) Bugzilla
10 22 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
11 21 (1.53%) ClearCase
12 19 (1.39%) TeamCity
13 18 (1.31%) Hudson
14 17 (1.24%) JUnit
15 15 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 14 (1.02%) Ant
17 13 (0.95%) Cucumber
17 13 (0.95%) WebDriver
18 10 (0.73%) Mockito
18 10 (0.73%) Rational DOORS
General
1 114 (8.33%) Finance
2 101 (7.38%) Electronics
3 83 (6.06%) Games
4 71 (5.19%) Aerospace
4 71 (5.19%) Telecoms
5 67 (4.89%) Manufacturing
6 25 (1.83%) Automotive
7 24 (1.75%) Marketing
8 17 (1.24%) Avionics
9 16 (1.17%) Military
10 15 (1.10%) Advertising
11 10 (0.73%) Banking
11 10 (0.73%) Financial Institution
11 10 (0.73%) Retail
12 7 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.29%) French Language
13 4 (0.29%) Publishing
14 2 (0.15%) Back Office
15 1 (0.073%) Law
15 1 (0.073%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 312 (22.79%) .NET
2 259 (18.92%) HTML
3 210 (15.34%) CSS
4 159 (11.61%) Web Services
5 158 (11.54%) XML
6 109 (7.96%) REST
7 97 (7.09%) JSON
7 97 (7.09%) STL
8 80 (5.84%) ASP.NET
8 80 (5.84%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 77 (5.62%) WPF
10 74 (5.41%) Qt
11 71 (5.19%) MFC
11 71 (5.19%) XSLT
12 66 (4.82%) jQuery
13 65 (4.75%) WCF
14 61 (4.46%) AngularJS
15 60 (4.38%) HTML5
16 58 (4.24%) .NET Framework
17 51 (3.73%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 343 (25.05%) Computer Science
2 199 (14.54%) Mathematics
3 125 (9.13%) Embedded Systems
4 105 (7.67%) Physics
5 81 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
6 71 (5.19%) Algorithms
7 38 (2.78%) Device Driver
8 35 (2.56%) Visualisation
9 31 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
10 23 (1.68%) Data Structures
11 22 (1.61%) User Experience
12 21 (1.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 21 (1.53%) Mainframe
13 17 (1.24%) Biotechnology
14 16 (1.17%) Robotics
15 15 (1.10%) Client/Server
16 14 (1.02%) VSAM
17 13 (0.95%) Artificial Intelligence
18 12 (0.88%) 3D Graphics
19 11 (0.80%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 414 (30.24%) Linux
2 375 (27.39%) Windows
3 107 (7.82%) Unix
4 48 (3.51%) VxWorks
5 36 (2.63%) Embedded Linux
6 31 (2.26%) Android
7 29 (2.12%) Apple iOS
8 18 (1.31%) Windows Server
9 13 (0.95%) Mac OS X
9 13 (0.95%) Solaris
10 11 (0.80%) Mac OS
10 11 (0.80%) Windows XP
11 9 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (0.37%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.29%) CentOS
14 4 (0.29%) Debian
15 3 (0.22%) Nucleus RTOS
16 2 (0.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1351 (98.69%) Software Engineering
2 497 (36.30%) Agile Software Development
3 269 (19.65%) TDD
4 258 (18.85%) OO
5 224 (16.36%) Multithreading
6 145 (10.59%) Scrum
7 126 (9.20%) SDLC
8 123 (8.98%) MVC
9 111 (8.11%) OOD
10 101 (7.38%) OOP
11 100 (7.30%) Unit Testing
12 97 (7.09%) BDD
13 95 (6.94%) Continuous Integration
13 95 (6.94%) UML
14 70 (5.11%) Open Source
15 62 (4.53%) Validation
15 62 (4.53%) Web Development
16 57 (4.16%) Continuous Improvement
17 56 (4.09%) OOA/OOD
18 54 (3.94%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 838 (61.21%) C++
2 548 (40.03%) C#
3 466 (34.04%) Java
4 360 (26.30%) C
5 342 (24.98%) SQL
6 334 (24.40%) JavaScript
7 305 (22.28%) Python
8 81 (5.92%) PHP
9 68 (4.97%) Ruby
10 56 (4.09%) Embedded C
11 54 (3.94%) Bash Shell
12 48 (3.51%) Perl
13 42 (3.07%) MATLAB
14 36 (2.63%) Embedded C++
15 34 (2.48%) T-SQL
16 32 (2.34%) R
17 31 (2.26%) Assembly Language
18 29 (2.12%) PL/SQL
19 24 (1.75%) Shell Script
20 23 (1.68%) Lua
Qualifications
1 467 (34.11%) Degree
2 78 (5.70%) Security Cleared
3 56 (4.09%) PhD
4 42 (3.07%) SC Cleared
5 8 (0.58%) CISSP
5 8 (0.58%) DBS Check
5 8 (0.58%) HND
6 7 (0.51%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.29%) Postgraduate
8 3 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.073%) CISM
9 1 (0.073%) HNC
9 1 (0.073%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.073%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (5.04%) QA
2 30 (2.19%) ISO 9001
3 20 (1.46%) DICOM
4 16 (1.17%) ISO13485
5 8 (0.58%) MISRA
5 8 (0.58%) SLA
6 6 (0.44%) GAMP
6 6 (0.44%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.37%) DO-178B
8 4 (0.29%) DO-254
9 3 (0.22%) MISRA C
10 2 (0.15%) GMP
10 2 (0.15%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.15%) PA-DSS
10 2 (0.15%) SDET
10 2 (0.15%) TickIT
11 1 (0.073%) ISO/IEC 12207
11 1 (0.073%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 50 (3.65%) Firmware
2 15 (1.10%) HDFS
3 7 (0.51%) Apache Flume
4 4 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.15%) Docker
6 2 (0.15%) iptables
6 2 (0.15%) NFS
6 2 (0.15%) Xen
6 2 (0.15%) XenServer
7 1 (0.073%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.073%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 16 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (0.73%) Ansible
3 8 (0.58%) Hadoop YARN
4 7 (0.51%) Oozie
5 5 (0.37%) Puppet
5 5 (0.37%) StatsD
6 3 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.15%) Ambari
7 2 (0.15%) Control-M
7 2 (0.15%) everRun
7 2 (0.15%) logstash
Vendors
1 152 (11.10%) Microsoft
2 109 (7.96%) Oracle
3 54 (3.94%) Sophos
4 21 (1.53%) SAP
5 18 (1.31%) Progress
6 15 (1.10%) IBM
7 13 (0.95%) Red Hat
8 11 (0.80%) Informatica
8 11 (0.80%) TSYS
9 9 (0.66%) Zend
10 8 (0.58%) VMware
11 7 (0.51%) Atlassian
11 7 (0.51%) Google
12 6 (0.44%) Cisco
13 5 (0.37%) EMC
14 4 (0.29%) ESRI
14 4 (0.29%) Mapinfo
14 4 (0.29%) Sun
15 3 (0.22%) HP
15 3 (0.22%) Salesforce.com
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Bluetownonline
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bens & bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Posted: 17 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Excellent salary plus benefits!
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
IntaPeople
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 44,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Excellent Salary DOE + Benefits!
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Equity + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000- £65,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32,000 - 45,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Red Recuitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Red Recuitment
Salary: From £26,000 to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £51000 - £52000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Ringwood, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits!
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum + benefits + career progression
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago