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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 68 65 53
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 850 842 1072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.95% 3.98% 4.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.13% 4.19% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 755 729 964
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
20563 20090 21958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.45% 94.87% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 16586 16149 19149
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 +19 195 £40,000 - 29
Surrey +5 171 £41,500 -17.00% 21
Berkshire -7 147 £43,750 +9.37% 20
Oxfordshire -6 104 £48,500 +7.77% 19
West Sussex +1 96 £40,000 -11.11% 6
East Sussex -7 41 £42,500 +6.25%
Kent -8 39 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Buckinghamshire -45 24 £40,000 -15.78% 3
Middlesex +1 22 £32,500 -40.90% 1
Isle of Wight -2 11 £20,500 -41.42% 1
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 1305 (88.90%) Software Engineering
2 668 (45.50%) C++
3 561 (38.22%) C#
4 494 (33.65%) Java
5 487 (33.17%) Linux
6 471 (32.08%) SQL
7 466 (31.74%) Degree
8 420 (28.61%) Agile Software Development
9 402 (27.38%) .NET
10 373 (25.41%) C
11 363 (24.73%) Computer Science
12 357 (24.32%) JavaScript
13 317 (21.59%) OO
14 309 (21.05%) HTML
15 308 (20.98%) Windows
16 252 (17.17%) SQL Server
17 246 (16.76%) XML
18 216 (14.71%) Microsoft
19 205 (13.96%) CSS
20 190 (12.94%) Oracle
21 178 (12.13%) Web Services
22 176 (11.99%) UML
23 175 (11.92%) ASP.NET
24 165 (11.24%) Finance
25 163 (11.10%) Visual Studio
26 150 (10.22%) TDD
27 149 (10.15%) UNIX
27 149 (10.15%) Python
28 143 (9.74%) OOD
28 143 (9.74%) MVC

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 51 (3.47%) Tomcat
2 49 (3.34%) Node.js
3 46 (3.13%) WebLogic
4 40 (2.72%) WebSphere
5 35 (2.38%) Apache
6 23 (1.57%) IIS
6 23 (1.57%) JBoss
7 8 (0.54%) SharePoint
8 7 (0.48%) CMS
9 6 (0.41%) GlassFish
10 5 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.34%) SAS
10 5 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (0.34%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.27%) Oracle Service Bus
11 4 (0.27%) Adobe CQ
12 3 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.20%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 99 (6.74%) MS Excel
2 21 (1.43%) MS Office
3 18 (1.23%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.54%) Simulink
5 2 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.068%) TargetLink
6 1 (0.068%) Stateflow
6 1 (0.068%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 5 (0.34%) Tridion
1 5 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.068%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (1.77%) SaaS
2 25 (1.70%) GitHub
3 14 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.14%) Force.com
6 2 (0.14%) PaaS
7 1 (0.068%) Office 365
7 1 (0.068%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 80 (5.45%) TCP/IP
2 37 (2.52%) HTTP
3 36 (2.45%) Ethernet
4 29 (1.98%) Internet
5 21 (1.43%) GSM
5 21 (1.43%) LTE
6 20 (1.36%) Wireless
7 18 (1.23%) LDAP
8 16 (1.09%) UMTS
9 15 (1.02%) PBX
9 15 (1.02%) RTP
9 15 (1.02%) RANAP
9 15 (1.02%) Asterisk PBX
10 14 (0.95%) MPLS
10 14 (0.95%) SDH
11 13 (0.89%) SNMP
12 8 (0.54%) SMS
13 6 (0.41%) LAN
13 6 (0.41%) Kerberos
13 6 (0.41%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 252 (17.17%) SQL Server
2 66 (4.50%) Big Data
3 54 (3.68%) MySQL
4 51 (3.47%) Relational Database
5 48 (3.27%) NoSQL
6 37 (2.52%) Oracle Database
7 30 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
8 29 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
9 24 (1.63%) RDBMS
10 17 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
11 16 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
12 14 (0.95%) MongoDB
12 14 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
13 13 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 10 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
14 10 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 10 (0.68%) HPCC
15 9 (0.61%) SQLite
16 8 (0.54%) Redis
17 7 (0.48%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 163 (11.10%) Visual Studio
2 129 (8.79%) Subversion
3 73 (4.97%) Selenium
4 58 (3.95%) Git (software)
5 40 (2.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 40 (2.72%) JIRA
6 39 (2.66%) Eclipse
7 36 (2.45%) Jenkins
8 26 (1.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 26 (1.77%) Bugzilla
9 23 (1.57%) Maven
9 23 (1.57%) NUnit
10 21 (1.43%) Hudson
11 20 (1.36%) ClearCase
12 18 (1.23%) CruiseControl
12 18 (1.23%) GCC
13 17 (1.16%) GDB
14 16 (1.09%) Rhino Mocks
14 16 (1.09%) Trac
15 15 (1.02%) SoapUI
General
1 165 (11.24%) Finance
2 106 (7.22%) Electronics
3 76 (5.18%) Telecoms
4 36 (2.45%) Aerospace
5 35 (2.38%) Military
6 28 (1.91%) Manufacturing
7 24 (1.63%) Marketing
8 18 (1.23%) Legal
9 17 (1.16%) Banking
10 15 (1.02%) Retail
10 15 (1.02%) Games
11 11 (0.75%) Publishing
12 7 (0.48%) Automotive
12 7 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (0.48%) French Language
13 3 (0.20%) German Language
13 3 (0.20%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.20%) Avionics
13 3 (0.20%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.20%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 402 (27.38%) .NET
2 309 (21.05%) HTML
3 246 (16.76%) XML
4 205 (13.96%) CSS
5 178 (12.13%) Web Services
6 175 (11.92%) ASP.NET
7 127 (8.65%) J2EE
7 127 (8.65%) Spring
8 117 (7.97%) HTML5
9 110 (7.49%) jQuery
10 99 (6.74%) WPF
11 91 (6.20%) Ajax
12 69 (4.70%) SOAP
13 66 (4.50%) WCF
14 64 (4.36%) STL
15 60 (4.09%) MFC
16 59 (4.02%) ASP.NET MVC
16 59 (4.02%) CSS3
17 52 (3.54%) Qt
18 50 (3.41%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 363 (24.73%) Computer Science
2 143 (9.74%) Mathematics
3 103 (7.02%) Open Source
4 100 (6.81%) Analytical Skills
5 94 (6.40%) Embedded Systems
6 91 (6.20%) Algorithms
7 81 (5.52%) Physics
8 55 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
9 33 (2.25%) Client/Server
9 33 (2.25%) Management Information System
10 31 (2.11%) User Experience
11 25 (1.70%) Mobile App
12 21 (1.43%) Data Structures
12 21 (1.43%) Device Driver
13 20 (1.36%) Statistics
14 19 (1.29%) Visualisation
15 16 (1.09%) Social Media
16 14 (0.95%) EFT
17 11 (0.75%) Robotics
18 10 (0.68%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 487 (33.17%) Linux
2 308 (20.98%) Windows
3 149 (10.15%) UNIX
4 57 (3.88%) Android
5 37 (2.52%) Embedded Linux
6 23 (1.57%) Apple iOS
7 21 (1.43%) Windows CE
8 20 (1.36%) VxWorks
9 15 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (0.75%) Windows 7
10 11 (0.75%) AIX
11 10 (0.68%) Solaris
11 10 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (0.54%) FreeBSD
13 7 (0.48%) Windows NT
14 4 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
15 3 (0.20%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.14%) CentOS
16 2 (0.14%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 1305 (88.90%) Software Engineering
2 420 (28.61%) Agile Software Development
3 317 (21.59%) OO
4 176 (11.99%) UML
5 150 (10.22%) TDD
6 143 (9.74%) OOD
6 143 (9.74%) MVC
7 113 (7.70%) Multithreading
8 108 (7.36%) Scrum
9 96 (6.54%) Continuous Integration
10 94 (6.40%) Unit Testing
11 74 (5.04%) Software Testing
12 71 (4.84%) Automated Testing
12 71 (4.84%) Test Automation
13 68 (4.63%) Web Development
14 67 (4.56%) OOP
15 59 (4.02%) Software Architecture
16 54 (3.68%) BDD
17 47 (3.20%) Embedded Software Development
18 42 (2.86%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 668 (45.50%) C++
2 561 (38.22%) C#
3 494 (33.65%) Java
4 471 (32.08%) SQL
5 373 (25.41%) C
6 357 (24.32%) JavaScript
7 149 (10.15%) Python
8 103 (7.02%) PHP
9 85 (5.79%) Embedded C
10 67 (4.56%) Embedded C++
11 52 (3.54%) Ruby
12 51 (3.47%) Perl
13 44 (3.00%) T-SQL
14 41 (2.79%) PL/SQL
15 40 (2.72%) VB.NET
16 34 (2.32%) MATLAB
17 17 (1.16%) Ada
17 17 (1.16%) VB
18 16 (1.09%) Assembly Language
18 16 (1.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 466 (31.74%) Degree
2 95 (6.47%) Security Cleared
3 76 (5.18%) PhD
4 50 (3.41%) SC Cleared
5 41 (2.79%) ISTQB
6 35 (2.38%) ISEB
7 28 (1.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (0.48%) DV Cleared
8 7 (0.48%) HND
9 6 (0.41%) Oracle Certification
9 6 (0.41%) OCPJP
9 6 (0.41%) OCMJD
10 5 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.34%) HNC
11 1 (0.068%) MCP
11 1 (0.068%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.068%) MCSE
11 1 (0.068%) MCSA
11 1 (0.068%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (6.95%) QA
2 52 (3.54%) ISO 9001
3 29 (1.98%) PCI DSS
4 13 (0.89%) GAMP
5 5 (0.34%) IEC 61508
6 3 (0.20%) JTAG
7 2 (0.14%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.14%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.068%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.068%) SLA
8 1 (0.068%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.068%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.068%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (1.50%) Firmware
2 13 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.54%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.41%) NFS
4 6 (0.41%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.34%) vSphere
6 2 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.14%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.14%) zsh
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.068%) UAG
7 1 (0.068%) Xen
7 1 (0.068%) XenApp
7 1 (0.068%) XenServer
7 1 (0.068%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (0.68%) Puppet
2 10 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (0.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.14%) SCCM
3 2 (0.14%) OpenAM
3 2 (0.14%) StatsD
3 2 (0.14%) Graphite
4 1 (0.068%) Salt
4 1 (0.068%) Control-M
Vendors
1 216 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 190 (12.94%) Oracle
3 21 (1.43%) Cisco
3 21 (1.43%) IBM
4 20 (1.36%) VMware
5 17 (1.16%) TOWER Software
5 17 (1.16%) BEA
6 16 (1.09%) Red Hat
7 14 (0.95%) Cramer
8 13 (0.89%) MetaSolv
8 13 (0.89%) Twitter
9 12 (0.82%) Informatica
9 12 (0.82%) HP
10 10 (0.68%) Adobe
10 10 (0.68%) Citrix
10 10 (0.68%) McAfee
11 9 (0.61%) QNX
12 8 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (0.48%) Borland
14 6 (0.41%) 3Com
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