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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 75 67 78
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 753 892 853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.51% 3.77% 3.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.70% 3.98% 3.93%
Number of salaries quoted 667 792 754
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
20356 22430 21702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.96% 94.77% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 16382 17934 17955
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 April 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 24 April 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
Berkshire +29 147 £45,000 - 27
Surrey -24 127 £45,000 -5.26% 22
Hampshire -19 125 £40,000 +14.28% 26
West Sussex +7 123 £40,000 -15.78% 4
East Sussex +29 96 £40,000 +1.26% 6
Buckinghamshire +17 65 £37,500 +7.14% 7
Oxfordshire -49 45 £45,000 - 14
Kent -1 22 £38,750 -7.73%
Middlesex -17 6 £33,000 -17.50%
Isle of Wight 0 5 £37,000 +13.84%
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1451 (91.49%) Software Engineering
2 660 (41.61%) C++
3 618 (38.97%) Java
4 554 (34.93%) C#
5 548 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
6 527 (33.23%) Linux
7 482 (30.39%) Degree
8 454 (28.63%) SQL
9 443 (27.93%) JavaScript
10 421 (26.54%) .NET
11 379 (23.90%) Windows
12 373 (23.52%) Computer Science
13 351 (22.13%) C
14 330 (20.81%) OO
15 304 (19.17%) HTML
16 235 (14.82%) XML
17 229 (14.44%) Python
18 214 (13.49%) SQL Server
19 211 (13.30%) Web Services
20 201 (12.67%) CSS
21 197 (12.42%) Oracle
22 184 (11.60%) UNIX
23 181 (11.41%) ASP.NET
24 177 (11.16%) UML
25 174 (10.97%) Microsoft
26 172 (10.84%) Finance
27 157 (9.90%) MVC
28 154 (9.71%) HTML5
29 153 (9.65%) TDD
30 152 (9.58%) PHP

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 81 (5.11%) WebSphere
2 77 (4.85%) Apache
2 77 (4.85%) Tomcat
3 73 (4.60%) WebLogic
4 67 (4.22%) Node.js
5 36 (2.27%) JBoss
6 20 (1.26%) IIS
7 16 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
8 14 (0.88%) SharePoint
9 13 (0.82%) Apache Solr
10 11 (0.69%) SAS
11 10 (0.63%) CMS
12 9 (0.57%) Jetty
12 9 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
13 7 (0.44%) PegaRULES
13 7 (0.44%) GlassFish
14 6 (0.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 5 (0.32%) Apache TomEE
16 4 (0.25%) OpenStack
16 4 (0.25%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 72 (4.54%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.26%) MS Visio
3 14 (0.88%) MS Office
4 9 (0.57%) InfoPath
5 5 (0.32%) Mingle
6 3 (0.19%) Simulink
7 2 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.063%) GNU Octave
8 1 (0.063%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 9 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.13%) Tridion
4 1 (0.063%) assyst
4 1 (0.063%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 45 (2.84%) SaaS
2 26 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (0.76%) Google App Engine
4 12 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
5 11 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (0.44%) GitHub
7 2 (0.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 33 (2.08%) HTTP
3 31 (1.95%) Ethernet
4 28 (1.77%) LDAP
5 26 (1.64%) Internet
6 22 (1.39%) MPLS
6 22 (1.39%) SDH
7 15 (0.95%) LTE
8 14 (0.88%) SNMP
9 13 (0.82%) RTP
9 13 (0.82%) Wireless
10 12 (0.76%) GSM
11 11 (0.69%) FTP
11 11 (0.69%) Kerberos
12 10 (0.63%) PBX
12 10 (0.63%) UMTS
12 10 (0.63%) Network Security
12 10 (0.63%) RANAP
12 10 (0.63%) Asterisk PBX
13 9 (0.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 214 (13.49%) SQL Server
2 131 (8.26%) MySQL
3 92 (5.80%) Relational Database
4 61 (3.85%) Oracle Database
5 49 (3.09%) NoSQL
6 32 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
7 30 (1.89%) RDBMS
8 28 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
9 27 (1.70%) Big Data
10 25 (1.58%) MongoDB
10 25 (1.58%) Oracle Database 10g
11 16 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 15 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
13 13 (0.82%) CouchDB
13 13 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
14 12 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
14 12 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 12 (0.76%) SQLite
15 11 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 131 (8.26%) Subversion
2 122 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 109 (6.87%) Selenium
4 87 (5.49%) Git (software)
5 72 (4.54%) Jenkins
6 63 (3.97%) JIRA
7 58 (3.66%) Eclipse
8 50 (3.15%) WebDriver
9 43 (2.71%) JUnit
10 40 (2.52%) JMeter
11 32 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
12 29 (1.83%) Maven
13 27 (1.70%) Oracle Forms
14 24 (1.51%) Cucumber
15 23 (1.45%) SoapUI
15 23 (1.45%) Toad
16 22 (1.39%) NUnit
17 19 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 18 (1.13%) Bugzilla
18 18 (1.13%) Ant
General
1 172 (10.84%) Finance
2 116 (7.31%) Telecoms
3 70 (4.41%) Electronics
4 40 (2.52%) Aerospace
5 32 (2.02%) Manufacturing
6 28 (1.77%) Marketing
7 23 (1.45%) Games
8 18 (1.13%) Banking
9 15 (0.95%) Retail
9 15 (0.95%) Military
9 15 (0.95%) Advertising
10 7 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (0.44%) French Language
11 4 (0.25%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.25%) Publishing
12 3 (0.19%) Billing
12 3 (0.19%) Law
12 3 (0.19%) Legal
12 3 (0.19%) Avionics
13 2 (0.13%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 421 (26.54%) .NET
2 304 (19.17%) HTML
3 235 (14.82%) XML
4 211 (13.30%) Web Services
5 201 (12.67%) CSS
6 181 (11.41%) ASP.NET
7 154 (9.71%) HTML5
8 151 (9.52%) jQuery
9 135 (8.51%) Ajax
10 120 (7.57%) J2EE
11 116 (7.31%) WPF
12 109 (6.87%) Spring
13 88 (5.55%) JSON
13 88 (5.55%) AngularJS
14 79 (4.98%) ASP.NET MVC
15 75 (4.73%) WCF
16 65 (4.10%) SOAP
17 61 (3.85%) Qt
18 60 (3.78%) STL
19 57 (3.59%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 373 (23.52%) Computer Science
2 130 (8.20%) Mathematics
3 109 (6.87%) Algorithms
4 107 (6.75%) Open Source
5 89 (5.61%) Embedded Systems
6 73 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
7 58 (3.66%) Mobile App
8 57 (3.59%) Physics
9 45 (2.84%) Social Media
10 43 (2.71%) Data Structures
11 42 (2.65%) Visualisation
12 41 (2.59%) User Experience
13 33 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
14 25 (1.58%) GIS
15 24 (1.51%) Client/Server
16 20 (1.26%) Management Information System
16 20 (1.26%) Mainframe
16 20 (1.26%) Device Driver
17 15 (0.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
18 14 (0.88%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 527 (33.23%) Linux
2 379 (23.90%) Windows
3 184 (11.60%) UNIX
4 79 (4.98%) Android
5 53 (3.34%) Apple iOS
6 35 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 30 (1.89%) VxWorks
8 24 (1.51%) Embedded Linux
9 23 (1.45%) Windows 7
10 12 (0.76%) Windows CE
11 11 (0.69%) Solaris
12 9 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (0.38%) FreeBSD
14 4 (0.25%) AIX
14 4 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
15 3 (0.19%) Windows NT
15 3 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.19%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1451 (91.49%) Software Engineering
2 548 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
3 330 (20.81%) OO
4 177 (11.16%) UML
5 157 (9.90%) MVC
6 153 (9.65%) TDD
7 143 (9.02%) OOD
8 129 (8.13%) Web Development
9 115 (7.25%) Continuous Integration
10 112 (7.06%) Multithreading
11 102 (6.43%) Test Automation
11 102 (6.43%) Unit Testing
12 98 (6.18%) OOP
13 93 (5.86%) Scrum
14 83 (5.23%) Automated Testing
15 59 (3.72%) Software Testing
15 59 (3.72%) SOA
16 43 (2.71%) Test Strategy
17 42 (2.65%) Workflow
18 39 (2.46%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 660 (41.61%) C++
2 618 (38.97%) Java
3 554 (34.93%) C#
4 454 (28.63%) SQL
5 443 (27.93%) JavaScript
6 351 (22.13%) C
7 229 (14.44%) Python
8 152 (9.58%) PHP
9 108 (6.81%) Ruby
10 99 (6.24%) Embedded C
11 77 (4.85%) PL/SQL
12 73 (4.60%) Embedded C++
13 36 (2.27%) Perl
14 33 (2.08%) VB.NET
15 31 (1.95%) T-SQL
15 31 (1.95%) COBOL
16 30 (1.89%) VB
17 25 (1.58%) MATLAB
18 17 (1.07%) Ada
18 17 (1.07%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 482 (30.39%) Degree
2 91 (5.74%) Security Cleared
3 76 (4.79%) PhD
4 55 (3.47%) SC Cleared
5 27 (1.70%) ISTQB
6 21 (1.32%) ISEB
7 13 (0.82%) DV Cleared
8 12 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 9 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
10 7 (0.44%) OCPJP
10 7 (0.44%) OCMJD
11 6 (0.38%) MCTS
11 6 (0.38%) HND
12 5 (0.32%) HNC
13 4 (0.25%) IC3 Certification
14 2 (0.13%) Linux+ Certification
15 1 (0.063%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (7.38%) QA
2 38 (2.40%) ISO 9001
3 27 (1.70%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.32%) IEC 61508
5 4 (0.25%) JTAG
6 3 (0.19%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.063%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.063%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 42 (2.65%) Firmware
2 26 (1.64%) Oracle RAC
3 15 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.69%) NFS
5 9 (0.57%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.25%) Active Directory
7 3 (0.19%) vSphere
7 3 (0.19%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.13%) KVM
8 2 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.063%) Xen
9 1 (0.063%) iptables
Systems Management
1 12 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (0.57%) Puppet
4 6 (0.38%) OpenAM
5 2 (0.13%) Control-M
6 1 (0.063%) SCCM
6 1 (0.063%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.063%) StatsD
6 1 (0.063%) Salt
6 1 (0.063%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 197 (12.42%) Oracle
2 174 (10.97%) Microsoft
3 36 (2.27%) Red Hat
4 26 (1.64%) Pega
5 25 (1.58%) BEA
6 22 (1.39%) Cramer
7 21 (1.32%) SAP
7 21 (1.32%) VMware
8 20 (1.26%) MetaSolv
9 19 (1.20%) Google
10 18 (1.13%) Cisco
11 15 (0.95%) IBM
11 15 (0.95%) Informatica
12 11 (0.69%) Progress
13 10 (0.63%) Citrix
14 9 (0.57%) Business Objects
14 9 (0.57%) Atlassian
15 8 (0.50%) Telerik
15 8 (0.50%) DevExpress
15 8 (0.50%) Dell
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