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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 75 74 73
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 726 805 828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.46% 3.59% 3.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.65% 3.79% 3.99%
Number of salaries quoted 642 709 739
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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
19915 21255 20730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.05% 94.75% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 16104 16851 17285
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 £38,500
% 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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +34 169 £47,500 +10.46% 24
Hampshire -13 129 £40,000 +8.10% 36
Surrey -16 129 £45,000 -10.00% 33
West Sussex -7 100 £40,000 -11.11% 6
East Sussex +27 81 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Oxfordshire -31 53 £45,000 - 33
Buckinghamshire 0 40 £37,500 - 4
Kent +2 26 £37,500 -7.97% 4
Middlesex -10 5 £33,000 -22.35%
Isle of Wight -5 2 £37,000 +13.84% 1
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 1436 (91.17%) Software Engineering
2 691 (43.87%) C++
3 588 (37.33%) Java
4 574 (36.44%) C#
5 514 (32.63%) Agile Software Development
6 494 (31.37%) Linux
7 477 (30.29%) Degree
8 467 (29.65%) SQL
9 447 (28.38%) JavaScript
10 432 (27.43%) .NET
11 388 (24.63%) C
12 373 (23.68%) Computer Science
13 362 (22.98%) Windows
14 333 (21.14%) OO
15 319 (20.25%) HTML
16 245 (15.56%) XML
17 231 (14.67%) Python
18 218 (13.84%) SQL Server
19 211 (13.40%) CSS
20 201 (12.76%) Web Services
21 197 (12.51%) UML
22 196 (12.44%) ASP.NET
23 186 (11.81%) Oracle
24 184 (11.68%) Microsoft
25 169 (10.73%) UNIX
26 165 (10.48%) Finance
27 163 (10.35%) MVC
28 153 (9.71%) HTML5
29 152 (9.65%) OOD
30 150 (9.52%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 70 (4.44%) Tomcat
1 70 (4.44%) WebSphere
2 67 (4.25%) WebLogic
2 67 (4.25%) Apache
3 65 (4.13%) Node.js
4 36 (2.29%) JBoss
5 22 (1.40%) IIS
6 16 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
7 13 (0.83%) Apache Solr
8 12 (0.76%) SAS
9 10 (0.63%) CMS
10 9 (0.57%) GlassFish
10 9 (0.57%) SharePoint
10 9 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (0.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 5 (0.32%) Jetty
13 4 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
14 3 (0.19%) nginx
14 3 (0.19%) Orchard CMS
14 3 (0.19%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 76 (4.83%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.27%) MS Visio
3 15 (0.95%) MS Office
4 4 (0.25%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.25%) Mingle
4 4 (0.25%) Simulink
5 2 (0.13%) GNU Octave
5 2 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.063%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 9 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.19%) Tridion
4 1 (0.063%) assyst
4 1 (0.063%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 38 (2.41%) SaaS
2 15 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (0.44%) GitHub
6 6 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (0.38%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.13%) PaaS
8 1 (0.063%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 74 (4.70%) TCP/IP
2 36 (2.29%) Ethernet
3 35 (2.22%) HTTP
4 26 (1.65%) LDAP
5 24 (1.52%) SDH
5 24 (1.52%) Internet
5 24 (1.52%) MPLS
6 16 (1.02%) Wireless
6 16 (1.02%) SNMP
6 16 (1.02%) LTE
7 13 (0.83%) RTP
8 12 (0.76%) GSM
9 11 (0.70%) Kerberos
9 11 (0.70%) FTP
9 11 (0.70%) Network Security
10 10 (0.63%) Asterisk PBX
10 10 (0.63%) RANAP
10 10 (0.63%) PBX
10 10 (0.63%) UMTS
11 9 (0.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 218 (13.84%) SQL Server
2 106 (6.73%) MySQL
3 76 (4.83%) Relational Database
4 50 (3.17%) Oracle Database
5 49 (3.11%) NoSQL
6 37 (2.35%) Big Data
7 32 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
8 31 (1.97%) RDBMS
9 29 (1.84%) PostgreSQL
10 27 (1.71%) Oracle Database 10g
11 23 (1.46%) MongoDB
12 18 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
13 17 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 16 (1.02%) SQLite
15 13 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
15 13 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
16 12 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
16 12 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 11 (0.70%) CouchDB
18 10 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 144 (9.14%) Subversion
2 130 (8.25%) Visual Studio
3 103 (6.54%) Selenium
4 86 (5.46%) Git (software)
5 67 (4.25%) Jenkins
6 63 (4.00%) JIRA
7 57 (3.62%) Eclipse
8 45 (2.86%) WebDriver
9 36 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
10 35 (2.22%) JMeter
11 34 (2.16%) JUnit
12 29 (1.84%) Maven
13 27 (1.71%) Bugzilla
14 26 (1.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 25 (1.59%) Toad
15 25 (1.59%) NUnit
16 24 (1.52%) SoapUI
17 19 (1.21%) Cucumber
17 19 (1.21%) CruiseControl
18 17 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
General
1 165 (10.48%) Finance
2 105 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 79 (5.02%) Electronics
4 36 (2.29%) Aerospace
5 32 (2.03%) Manufacturing
6 31 (1.97%) Marketing
7 18 (1.14%) Games
8 17 (1.08%) Military
9 14 (0.89%) Banking
10 11 (0.70%) Advertising
11 8 (0.51%) Retail
12 7 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (0.44%) French Language
13 5 (0.32%) Avionics
14 4 (0.25%) Publishing
15 3 (0.19%) Billing
15 3 (0.19%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.19%) Automotive
15 3 (0.19%) Law
15 3 (0.19%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 432 (27.43%) .NET
2 319 (20.25%) HTML
3 245 (15.56%) XML
4 211 (13.40%) CSS
5 201 (12.76%) Web Services
6 196 (12.44%) ASP.NET
7 153 (9.71%) HTML5
8 147 (9.33%) jQuery
9 127 (8.06%) Ajax
10 118 (7.49%) J2EE
11 113 (7.17%) WPF
12 112 (7.11%) Spring
13 85 (5.40%) ASP.NET MVC
14 84 (5.33%) JSON
15 81 (5.14%) WCF
16 79 (5.02%) AngularJS
17 73 (4.63%) SOAP
18 63 (4.00%) .NET Framework
19 57 (3.62%) STL
19 57 (3.62%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 373 (23.68%) Computer Science
2 136 (8.63%) Mathematics
3 109 (6.92%) Open Source
4 107 (6.79%) Algorithms
5 95 (6.03%) Embedded Systems
6 77 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
7 68 (4.32%) Physics
8 51 (3.24%) Mobile App
9 43 (2.73%) User Experience
10 40 (2.54%) Visualisation
11 37 (2.35%) Social Media
12 32 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
13 31 (1.97%) Data Structures
14 23 (1.46%) Client/Server
14 23 (1.46%) Management Information System
15 22 (1.40%) GIS
16 21 (1.33%) Device Driver
17 15 (0.95%) Statistics
18 14 (0.89%) EFT
19 12 (0.76%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 494 (31.37%) Linux
2 362 (22.98%) Windows
3 169 (10.73%) UNIX
4 74 (4.70%) Android
5 42 (2.67%) Apple iOS
6 33 (2.10%) VxWorks
7 30 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 26 (1.65%) Embedded Linux
9 21 (1.33%) Windows 7
10 15 (0.95%) Windows CE
11 9 (0.57%) Solaris
11 9 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (0.51%) FreeBSD
13 5 (0.32%) 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%) Nucleus RTOS
16 2 (0.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1436 (91.17%) Software Engineering
2 514 (32.63%) Agile Software Development
3 333 (21.14%) OO
4 197 (12.51%) UML
5 163 (10.35%) MVC
6 152 (9.65%) OOD
7 150 (9.52%) TDD
8 121 (7.68%) Web Development
9 111 (7.05%) Unit Testing
10 109 (6.92%) Continuous Integration
11 108 (6.86%) Multithreading
12 102 (6.48%) Test Automation
13 93 (5.90%) Scrum
14 91 (5.78%) OOP
15 82 (5.21%) Automated Testing
16 63 (4.00%) Software Testing
17 54 (3.43%) SOA
18 44 (2.79%) Software Architecture
19 41 (2.60%) Workflow
20 40 (2.54%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 691 (43.87%) C++
2 588 (37.33%) Java
3 574 (36.44%) C#
4 467 (29.65%) SQL
5 447 (28.38%) JavaScript
6 388 (24.63%) C
7 231 (14.67%) Python
8 135 (8.57%) PHP
9 109 (6.92%) Ruby
10 106 (6.73%) Embedded C
11 74 (4.70%) Embedded C++
12 73 (4.63%) PL/SQL
13 45 (2.86%) Perl
14 37 (2.35%) T-SQL
14 37 (2.35%) VB.NET
15 28 (1.78%) MATLAB
16 24 (1.52%) VB
17 18 (1.14%) PowerShell
18 16 (1.02%) Delphi
18 16 (1.02%) Ada
Qualifications
1 477 (30.29%) Degree
2 91 (5.78%) Security Cleared
3 85 (5.40%) PhD
4 57 (3.62%) SC Cleared
5 29 (1.84%) ISTQB
6 23 (1.46%) ISEB
7 14 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 13 (0.83%) DV Cleared
9 10 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (0.63%) HND
10 9 (0.57%) OCPJP
10 9 (0.57%) OCMJD
10 9 (0.57%) Oracle Certification
11 6 (0.38%) MCTS
11 6 (0.38%) HNC
12 4 (0.25%) IC3 Certification
13 2 (0.13%) Linux+ Certification
14 1 (0.063%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (7.56%) QA
2 40 (2.54%) ISO 9001
3 29 (1.84%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.44%) IEC 61508
5 4 (0.25%) JTAG
6 2 (0.13%) DO-178B
6 2 (0.13%) GAMP
6 2 (0.13%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.063%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.063%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 40 (2.54%) Firmware
2 16 (1.02%) Oracle RAC
3 15 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.70%) NFS
5 9 (0.57%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.25%) Active Directory
7 3 (0.19%) vSphere
8 2 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.063%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.063%) KVM
9 1 (0.063%) iptables
9 1 (0.063%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.51%) Puppet
4 6 (0.38%) OpenAM
5 2 (0.13%) Control-M
6 1 (0.063%) SCCM
6 1 (0.063%) StatsD
6 1 (0.063%) Salt
6 1 (0.063%) Graphite
6 1 (0.063%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 186 (11.81%) Oracle
2 184 (11.68%) Microsoft
3 31 (1.97%) Red Hat
4 28 (1.78%) BEA
5 24 (1.52%) Cramer
6 22 (1.40%) MetaSolv
6 22 (1.40%) VMware
7 18 (1.14%) Cisco
8 17 (1.08%) IBM
9 15 (0.95%) SAP
9 15 (0.95%) Pega
10 13 (0.83%) Google
10 13 (0.83%) Informatica
11 12 (0.76%) TOWER Software
12 10 (0.63%) Telerik
12 10 (0.63%) DevExpress
12 10 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
12 10 (0.63%) Citrix
13 9 (0.57%) Sun
13 9 (0.57%) Progress
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