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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 97 83 63
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 634 723 927
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.90% 3.45% 4.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.07% 3.63% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 565 652 815
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 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £60,000 £53,550
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
20683 19896 21320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.62% 95.00% 95.50%
Number of salaries quoted 16224 16447 18215
Average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,500
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 2 October 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 2 October 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
Berkshire +17 149 £42,500 +6.25% 19
Oxfordshire +5 102 £47,000 +4.44% 13
Surrey -50 95 £45,000 - 17
Hampshire -24 94 £41,000 +9.33% 23
West Sussex -16 59 £42,500 - 7
East Sussex -16 43 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Middlesex +5 36 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Buckinghamshire -36 28 £34,500 -13.75% 6
Kent -14 23 £45,000 - 7
Isle of Wight -2 9 £20,500 -45.33% 1
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 1308 (88.02%) Software Engineering
2 670 (45.09%) C++
3 666 (44.82%) C#
4 501 (33.71%) .NET
5 467 (31.43%) Degree
6 459 (30.89%) SQL
7 449 (30.22%) Linux
8 440 (29.61%) Java
9 432 (29.07%) Agile Software Development
10 402 (27.05%) C
11 366 (24.63%) HTML
12 351 (23.62%) Computer Science
13 327 (22.01%) SQL Server
14 322 (21.67%) JavaScript
15 317 (21.33%) OO
16 312 (21.00%) Windows
17 251 (16.89%) XML
18 245 (16.49%) ASP.NET
19 233 (15.68%) Microsoft
20 231 (15.55%) CSS
21 221 (14.87%) Finance
22 192 (12.92%) MVC
23 186 (12.52%) Visual Studio
24 182 (12.25%) Oracle
25 167 (11.24%) Mathematics
26 166 (11.17%) Web Services
27 149 (10.03%) TDD
28 135 (9.08%) UNIX
28 135 (9.08%) OOD
29 132 (8.88%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 34 (2.29%) WebSphere
2 32 (2.15%) Tomcat
3 30 (2.02%) IIS
3 30 (2.02%) Node.js
4 25 (1.68%) WebLogic
5 21 (1.41%) Apache
6 17 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
7 15 (1.01%) CMS
8 11 (0.74%) SharePoint
9 8 (0.54%) Oracle Service Bus
10 7 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 6 (0.40%) WebSphere Process Server
12 5 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
12 5 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.34%) SAS
13 4 (0.27%) MS Exchange
13 4 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
14 3 (0.20%) Apache Solr
14 3 (0.20%) Adobe CQ
15 2 (0.13%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 103 (6.93%) MS Excel
2 22 (1.48%) MS Office
3 6 (0.40%) Simulink
4 2 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.067%) Zemax
5 1 (0.067%) TargetLink
5 1 (0.067%) Stateflow
5 1 (0.067%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.34%) Tridion
2 1 (0.067%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.067%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.067%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 43 (2.89%) SaaS
2 22 (1.48%) GitHub
2 22 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.27%) IaaS
6 3 (0.20%) Office 365
7 2 (0.13%) Force.com
8 1 (0.067%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 108 (7.27%) TCP/IP
2 51 (3.43%) HTTP
3 40 (2.69%) GSM
4 37 (2.49%) Internet
5 25 (1.68%) Ethernet
5 25 (1.68%) LTE
6 24 (1.62%) UMTS
7 23 (1.55%) Wireless
8 20 (1.35%) SSL
9 17 (1.14%) RTP
10 16 (1.08%) GPRS
11 15 (1.01%) PBX
11 15 (1.01%) FTP
11 15 (1.01%) Asterisk PBX
11 15 (1.01%) RANAP
12 13 (0.87%) LDAP
13 11 (0.74%) VoIP
14 9 (0.61%) SMS
15 6 (0.40%) DHCP
15 6 (0.40%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 327 (22.01%) SQL Server
2 69 (4.64%) Big Data
3 59 (3.97%) Relational Database
4 46 (3.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 41 (2.76%) MySQL
5 41 (2.76%) NoSQL
6 37 (2.49%) SQL Server 2012
7 30 (2.02%) RDBMS
7 30 (2.02%) Oracle Database
8 21 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 14 (0.94%) MongoDB
11 13 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
12 11 (0.74%) Oracle ODI
13 10 (0.67%) Redis
13 10 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
13 10 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
13 10 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 9 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
15 8 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 186 (12.52%) Visual Studio
2 113 (7.60%) Subversion
3 47 (3.16%) Selenium
4 42 (2.83%) Git (software)
5 41 (2.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 36 (2.42%) Jenkins
7 30 (2.02%) NUnit
8 23 (1.55%) Maven
8 23 (1.55%) JIRA
9 21 (1.41%) Hudson
10 20 (1.35%) ClearCase
11 18 (1.21%) GCC
11 18 (1.21%) Rational Rhapsody
12 17 (1.14%) Eclipse
13 16 (1.08%) Rhino Mocks
13 16 (1.08%) GDB
14 15 (1.01%) CMake
14 15 (1.01%) Trac
14 15 (1.01%) Ant
15 14 (0.94%) CruiseControl
General
1 221 (14.87%) Finance
2 112 (7.54%) Electronics
3 80 (5.38%) Telecoms
4 52 (3.50%) Military
5 40 (2.69%) Games
6 33 (2.22%) Retail
7 32 (2.15%) Manufacturing
8 30 (2.02%) Banking
9 27 (1.82%) Aerospace
10 23 (1.55%) Marketing
11 17 (1.14%) Legal
12 14 (0.94%) Investment Banking
13 10 (0.67%) French Language
13 10 (0.67%) Publishing
14 6 (0.40%) Law
15 5 (0.34%) Automotive
15 5 (0.34%) Avionics
16 4 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.20%) Financial Institution
17 3 (0.20%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 501 (33.71%) .NET
2 366 (24.63%) HTML
3 251 (16.89%) XML
4 245 (16.49%) ASP.NET
5 231 (15.55%) CSS
6 166 (11.17%) Web Services
7 126 (8.48%) Spring
8 113 (7.60%) WPF
8 113 (7.60%) jQuery
9 101 (6.80%) WCF
10 99 (6.66%) J2EE
11 98 (6.59%) Ajax
11 98 (6.59%) HTML5
12 77 (5.18%) MFC
13 72 (4.85%) .NET Framework
14 70 (4.71%) ASP.NET MVC
15 66 (4.44%) STL
16 55 (3.70%) WinForms
17 54 (3.63%) SOAP
17 54 (3.63%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 351 (23.62%) Computer Science
2 167 (11.24%) Mathematics
3 105 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
4 97 (6.53%) Algorithms
5 87 (5.85%) Open Source
6 80 (5.38%) Physics
7 78 (5.25%) Embedded Systems
8 63 (4.24%) Enterprise Software
9 43 (2.89%) Client/Server
10 38 (2.56%) Mobile App
11 32 (2.15%) Statistics
12 23 (1.55%) Device Driver
13 21 (1.41%) Management Information System
13 21 (1.41%) User Experience
14 19 (1.28%) Robotics
15 13 (0.87%) N-Tier
15 13 (0.87%) EMV
16 12 (0.81%) Data Structures
17 11 (0.74%) 3D Graphics
18 10 (0.67%) Home Automation
Operating Systems
1 449 (30.22%) Linux
2 312 (21.00%) Windows
3 135 (9.08%) UNIX
4 75 (5.05%) Android
5 66 (4.44%) Embedded Linux
6 38 (2.56%) Apple iOS
7 20 (1.35%) Solaris
7 20 (1.35%) Windows CE
8 15 (1.01%) AIX
9 12 (0.81%) Windows 8
10 10 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (0.61%) Windows 7
11 9 (0.61%) VxWorks
12 7 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (0.40%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.27%) Windows NT
14 4 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.27%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1308 (88.02%) Software Engineering
2 432 (29.07%) Agile Software Development
3 317 (21.33%) OO
4 192 (12.92%) MVC
5 149 (10.03%) TDD
6 135 (9.08%) OOD
7 132 (8.88%) Scrum
8 127 (8.55%) Multithreading
9 121 (8.14%) UML
10 113 (7.60%) Continuous Integration
11 105 (7.07%) Unit Testing
12 71 (4.78%) Software Testing
13 64 (4.31%) OOP
14 58 (3.90%) Integration Testing
15 55 (3.70%) Software Architecture
16 53 (3.57%) Test Automation
17 52 (3.50%) Embedded Software Development
17 52 (3.50%) Configuration Management
18 48 (3.23%) BDD
19 46 (3.10%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 670 (45.09%) C++
2 666 (44.82%) C#
3 459 (30.89%) SQL
4 440 (29.61%) Java
5 402 (27.05%) C
6 322 (21.67%) JavaScript
7 85 (5.72%) Python
8 77 (5.18%) Embedded C++
9 73 (4.91%) PHP
10 71 (4.78%) Embedded C
11 63 (4.24%) VB.NET
12 49 (3.30%) T-SQL
13 46 (3.10%) Perl
14 33 (2.22%) MATLAB
15 32 (2.15%) VB
16 30 (2.02%) PL/SQL
17 22 (1.48%) Shell Script
17 22 (1.48%) Assembly Language
18 21 (1.41%) VC++
19 16 (1.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 467 (31.43%) Degree
2 87 (5.85%) Security Cleared
3 41 (2.76%) ISEB
4 40 (2.69%) PhD
5 33 (2.22%) ISTQB
6 27 (1.82%) SC Cleared
7 21 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 9 (0.61%) DV Cleared
9 7 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.27%) MCP
10 4 (0.27%) MCSE
10 4 (0.27%) MCSA
11 1 (0.067%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (5.05%) QA
2 49 (3.30%) ISO 9001
3 11 (0.74%) GAMP
4 7 (0.47%) JTAG
5 6 (0.40%) SLA
6 4 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.27%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.13%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.067%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.067%) HL7
8 1 (0.067%) DICOM
System Software
1 23 (1.55%) Firmware
2 8 (0.54%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.27%) UAG
4 3 (0.20%) NFS
4 3 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.13%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.13%) vSphere
5 2 (0.13%) zsh
6 1 (0.067%) KVM
6 1 (0.067%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.067%) XenApp
6 1 (0.067%) XenServer
6 1 (0.067%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.067%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (1.08%) Puppet
1 16 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (0.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (0.27%) SCCM
5 2 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.13%) StatsD
6 1 (0.067%) Control-M
Vendors
1 233 (15.68%) Microsoft
2 182 (12.25%) Oracle
3 17 (1.14%) TOWER Software
4 16 (1.08%) Cisco
5 15 (1.01%) IBM
6 11 (0.74%) JBoss
6 11 (0.74%) Cognos
6 11 (0.74%) Informatica
7 10 (0.67%) McAfee
7 10 (0.67%) HP
7 10 (0.67%) EMC
8 9 (0.61%) Siebel
8 9 (0.61%) Wind River
9 8 (0.54%) Twitter
9 8 (0.54%) VMware
9 8 (0.54%) Sybase
9 8 (0.54%) Business Objects
9 8 (0.54%) SAP
9 8 (0.54%) NEC
10 7 (0.47%) Red Hat
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 16 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + 25 days holiday + 8% Pension
Posted: 18 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ShareForce Staffing Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum + benefits (including health insurance and pen
Posted: 20 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Nakama
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Paying up to £45,000 p/annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cowes, Isle of Wight
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + 25 days hols, pension, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Buckingham, Buckinghamshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 to £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 to £36000 per annum - pension and healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £50000 to £65000 + car allowance, bonus, pension, medical + lots more
Posted: Yesterday
Dartford, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum - Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Stott & May
Salary: £40000 - £65000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago