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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 64 76 59
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 833 721 951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 4.02% 3.57% 4.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.21% 3.77% 4.57%
Number of salaries quoted 730 622 875
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £31,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
19809 19148 20813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.58% 94.69% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 16141 15338 18097
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,000 £62,500
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 23 January 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 23 January 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
Hampshire +19 197 £40,000 - 28
Surrey +6 175 £41,500 -17.00% 33
Berkshire +22 168 £50,000 +25.00% 23
Oxfordshire 0 97 £50,000 +11.11% 18
West Sussex -8 87 £40,000 -11.11% 5
East Sussex +2 44 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Kent -3 33 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Buckinghamshire -38 18 £32,500 -27.77% 7
Isle of Wight - 7 £37,000 -
Middlesex -5 6 £32,500 -40.90% 1
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 1353 (89.90%) Software Engineering
2 682 (45.32%) C++
3 551 (36.61%) C#
4 524 (34.82%) Java
5 516 (34.29%) Linux
6 462 (30.70%) Degree
7 461 (30.63%) SQL
8 434 (28.84%) Agile Software Development
9 396 (26.31%) .NET
10 389 (25.85%) JavaScript
11 375 (24.92%) C
12 369 (24.52%) Computer Science
13 333 (22.13%) Windows
14 313 (20.80%) HTML
15 312 (20.73%) OO
16 244 (16.21%) XML
17 233 (15.48%) SQL Server
18 204 (13.55%) Microsoft
19 203 (13.49%) CSS
20 192 (12.76%) Oracle
21 185 (12.29%) UML
22 184 (12.23%) Web Services
22 184 (12.23%) ASP.NET
23 174 (11.56%) Python
24 163 (10.83%) UNIX
25 162 (10.76%) TDD
26 154 (10.23%) OOD
27 150 (9.97%) Visual Studio
28 148 (9.83%) MVC
29 144 (9.57%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 59 (3.92%) Tomcat
2 55 (3.65%) Node.js
3 52 (3.46%) WebSphere
3 52 (3.46%) WebLogic
4 45 (2.99%) Apache
5 29 (1.93%) JBoss
6 23 (1.53%) IIS
7 13 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (0.60%) CMS
9 8 (0.53%) SAS
10 7 (0.47%) SharePoint
10 7 (0.47%) GlassFish
11 6 (0.40%) Apache Solr
11 6 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
11 6 (0.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 5 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (0.27%) Adobe CQ
13 4 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 4 (0.27%) Oracle Service Bus
14 3 (0.20%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 91 (6.05%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.20%) MS Visio
3 17 (1.13%) MS Office
4 8 (0.53%) Simulink
5 1 (0.066%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.066%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.066%) Stateflow
5 1 (0.066%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 7 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.33%) Tridion
3 1 (0.066%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.066%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 30 (1.99%) SaaS
2 21 (1.40%) GitHub
3 13 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.20%) PaaS
7 2 (0.13%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 78 (5.18%) TCP/IP
2 38 (2.52%) Ethernet
3 35 (2.33%) HTTP
4 32 (2.13%) Internet
5 27 (1.79%) LDAP
6 21 (1.40%) LTE
7 19 (1.26%) GSM
8 18 (1.20%) SDH
8 18 (1.20%) Wireless
8 18 (1.20%) MPLS
9 16 (1.06%) Asterisk PBX
9 16 (1.06%) UMTS
9 16 (1.06%) PBX
9 16 (1.06%) RTP
9 16 (1.06%) RANAP
10 14 (0.93%) SNMP
11 10 (0.66%) FTP
11 10 (0.66%) Kerberos
12 9 (0.60%) Firewall
12 9 (0.60%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 233 (15.48%) SQL Server
2 69 (4.58%) MySQL
3 59 (3.92%) Relational Database
4 58 (3.85%) Big Data
5 46 (3.06%) NoSQL
6 37 (2.46%) Oracle Database
7 31 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
8 26 (1.73%) RDBMS
9 25 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
10 21 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
11 18 (1.20%) Oracle Database 10g
12 17 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
13 15 (1.00%) MongoDB
14 12 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 11 (0.73%) SQLite
16 10 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
16 10 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
17 9 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 8 (0.53%) Oracle ODI
18 8 (0.53%) HPCC
Development Applications
1 150 (9.97%) Visual Studio
2 134 (8.90%) Subversion
3 84 (5.58%) Selenium
4 54 (3.59%) Git (software)
5 53 (3.52%) Jenkins
6 43 (2.86%) Eclipse
7 42 (2.79%) JIRA
8 40 (2.66%) Team Foundation Server
9 29 (1.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 28 (1.86%) Bugzilla
11 26 (1.73%) WebDriver
12 25 (1.66%) Maven
13 23 (1.53%) NUnit
13 23 (1.53%) Hudson
14 22 (1.46%) CruiseControl
15 21 (1.40%) Trac
16 20 (1.33%) JMeter
17 18 (1.20%) GCC
17 18 (1.20%) GDB
18 17 (1.13%) Toad
General
1 144 (9.57%) Finance
2 98 (6.51%) Electronics
3 84 (5.58%) Telecoms
4 33 (2.19%) Aerospace
5 30 (1.99%) Military
6 29 (1.93%) Manufacturing
7 28 (1.86%) Marketing
8 18 (1.20%) Legal
9 13 (0.86%) Games
10 12 (0.80%) Retail
11 11 (0.73%) Banking
11 11 (0.73%) Publishing
12 8 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (0.53%) French Language
13 7 (0.47%) Advertising
13 7 (0.47%) Automotive
14 3 (0.20%) German Language
14 3 (0.20%) Law
14 3 (0.20%) Avionics
15 2 (0.13%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 396 (26.31%) .NET
2 313 (20.80%) HTML
3 244 (16.21%) XML
4 203 (13.49%) CSS
5 184 (12.23%) Web Services
5 184 (12.23%) ASP.NET
6 133 (8.84%) J2EE
7 127 (8.44%) Spring
8 122 (8.11%) HTML5
9 114 (7.57%) jQuery
10 105 (6.98%) Ajax
11 99 (6.58%) WPF
12 71 (4.72%) STL
13 67 (4.45%) SOAP
13 67 (4.45%) WCF
13 67 (4.45%) ASP.NET MVC
14 58 (3.85%) MFC
15 56 (3.72%) Qt
16 54 (3.59%) JSON
17 51 (3.39%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 369 (24.52%) Computer Science
2 134 (8.90%) Mathematics
3 105 (6.98%) Open Source
4 103 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
5 98 (6.51%) Embedded Systems
6 94 (6.25%) Algorithms
7 76 (5.05%) Physics
8 48 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
9 34 (2.26%) User Experience
10 33 (2.19%) Management Information System
11 32 (2.13%) Client/Server
11 32 (2.13%) Mobile App
12 24 (1.59%) Device Driver
13 20 (1.33%) Data Structures
13 20 (1.33%) Visualisation
14 19 (1.26%) Social Media
15 18 (1.20%) Statistics
16 14 (0.93%) EFT
17 11 (0.73%) Clustering
17 11 (0.73%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 516 (34.29%) Linux
2 333 (22.13%) Windows
3 163 (10.83%) UNIX
4 55 (3.65%) Android
5 31 (2.06%) Embedded Linux
6 23 (1.53%) Windows CE
7 22 (1.46%) VxWorks
8 20 (1.33%) Apple iOS
9 17 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (0.86%) Solaris
10 13 (0.86%) Windows 7
11 12 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (0.73%) AIX
13 9 (0.60%) FreeBSD
14 8 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (0.33%) Windows NT
16 3 (0.20%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
17 2 (0.13%) CentOS
17 2 (0.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1353 (89.90%) Software Engineering
2 434 (28.84%) Agile Software Development
3 312 (20.73%) OO
4 185 (12.29%) UML
5 162 (10.76%) TDD
6 154 (10.23%) OOD
7 148 (9.83%) MVC
8 120 (7.97%) Multithreading
9 118 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
10 98 (6.51%) Scrum
11 90 (5.98%) Test Automation
11 90 (5.98%) Unit Testing
12 83 (5.51%) Web Development
13 78 (5.18%) Automated Testing
14 75 (4.98%) Software Testing
15 67 (4.45%) OOP
16 59 (3.92%) Software Architecture
17 56 (3.72%) BDD
18 44 (2.92%) SOA
19 41 (2.72%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 682 (45.32%) C++
2 551 (36.61%) C#
3 524 (34.82%) Java
4 461 (30.63%) SQL
5 389 (25.85%) JavaScript
6 375 (24.92%) C
7 174 (11.56%) Python
8 111 (7.38%) PHP
9 91 (6.05%) Embedded C
10 73 (4.85%) Ruby
11 65 (4.32%) Embedded C++
12 55 (3.65%) PL/SQL
13 54 (3.59%) Perl
14 41 (2.72%) T-SQL
15 34 (2.26%) VB.NET
16 32 (2.13%) MATLAB
17 19 (1.26%) VB
18 18 (1.20%) PowerShell
18 18 (1.20%) Ada
19 15 (1.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 462 (30.70%) Degree
2 93 (6.18%) Security Cleared
3 85 (5.65%) PhD
4 53 (3.52%) SC Cleared
5 37 (2.46%) ISTQB
6 33 (2.19%) ISEB
7 27 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 11 (0.73%) DV Cleared
9 8 (0.53%) HND
10 7 (0.47%) OCPJP
10 7 (0.47%) OCMJD
10 7 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
11 5 (0.33%) HNC
12 4 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.13%) Linux+ Certification
14 1 (0.066%) Postgraduate
14 1 (0.066%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (7.38%) QA
2 52 (3.46%) ISO 9001
3 29 (1.93%) PCI DSS
4 12 (0.80%) GAMP
5 6 (0.40%) IEC 61508
6 3 (0.20%) JTAG
7 2 (0.13%) DO-178B
7 2 (0.13%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.066%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.066%) SLA
8 1 (0.066%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 28 (1.86%) Firmware
2 15 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.66%) Hyper-V
3 10 (0.66%) NFS
4 6 (0.40%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.20%) vSphere
6 2 (0.13%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.066%) Xen
7 1 (0.066%) XenApp
7 1 (0.066%) XenServer
7 1 (0.066%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.066%) zsh
Systems Management
1 17 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (0.73%) Puppet
4 7 (0.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 6 (0.40%) OpenAM
6 2 (0.13%) Graphite
6 2 (0.13%) StatsD
6 2 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.066%) Control-M
7 1 (0.066%) SCCM
7 1 (0.066%) Salt
7 1 (0.066%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 204 (13.55%) Microsoft
2 192 (12.76%) Oracle
3 24 (1.59%) Cisco
4 23 (1.53%) BEA
5 22 (1.46%) Red Hat
6 21 (1.40%) VMware
6 21 (1.40%) IBM
7 18 (1.20%) Cramer
8 16 (1.06%) Informatica
8 16 (1.06%) MetaSolv
8 16 (1.06%) TOWER Software
9 13 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
10 11 (0.73%) Citrix
11 10 (0.66%) Adobe
12 9 (0.60%) HP
12 9 (0.60%) Twitter
13 8 (0.53%) QNX
13 8 (0.53%) Dell
13 8 (0.53%) 3Com
14 7 (0.47%) McAfee
Surrey
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £38000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Gold Group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Gold Group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £57000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £75000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 Per Annum £45,000 DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
AMsource Technology
Salary: £24000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
IT Connections
Salary: to £35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £23,000 to £30,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago