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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 98 86 70
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 627 665 882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.85% 3.15% 3.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.01% 3.31% 4.11%
Number of salaries quoted 566 605 778
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
20812 20072 21481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.58% 95.02% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 16304 16603 18379
Average salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +22 134 £42,500 +6.25% 18
Oxfordshire +3 99 £46,000 +2.22% 12
Surrey -23 98 £45,000 - 14
Hampshire -13 97 £41,000 +20.58% 18
West Sussex -11 63 £42,500 +3.65% 8
East Sussex -17 43 £42,500 +6.25%
Middlesex +11 35 £42,500 -17.07% 4
Buckinghamshire -26 33 £36,500 -8.75% 4
Kent -10 21 £45,000 - 4
Isle of Wight - 10 £20,500 - 1
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1351 (88.59%) Software Engineering
2 725 (47.54%) C++
3 702 (46.03%) C#
4 530 (34.75%) .NET
5 491 (32.20%) Degree
6 463 (30.36%) Linux
7 452 (29.64%) Java
8 448 (29.38%) SQL
9 442 (28.98%) Agile Software Development
10 423 (27.74%) C
11 376 (24.66%) Computer Science
12 359 (23.54%) HTML
13 347 (22.75%) SQL Server
14 329 (21.57%) OO
15 323 (21.18%) Windows
16 318 (20.85%) JavaScript
17 260 (17.05%) ASP.NET
18 248 (16.26%) XML
19 244 (16.00%) Microsoft
20 226 (14.82%) CSS
21 222 (14.56%) Finance
22 200 (13.11%) MVC
23 183 (12.00%) Visual Studio
24 181 (11.87%) Mathematics
25 178 (11.67%) Oracle
26 158 (10.36%) TDD
27 153 (10.03%) Web Services
28 138 (9.05%) OOD
29 137 (8.98%) Scrum
30 133 (8.72%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 32 (2.10%) WebSphere
2 31 (2.03%) IIS
3 29 (1.90%) Tomcat
3 29 (1.90%) Node.js
4 22 (1.44%) WebLogic
5 21 (1.38%) Apache
6 16 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
6 16 (1.05%) CMS
7 11 (0.72%) SharePoint
8 8 (0.52%) Oracle Service Bus
9 7 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (0.39%) WebSphere Process Server
11 5 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.33%) SAS
12 4 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (0.26%) MS Exchange
12 4 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.13%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.13%) Adobe CQ
13 2 (0.13%) Drupal
Applications
1 109 (7.15%) MS Excel
2 26 (1.70%) MS Office
3 6 (0.39%) Simulink
4 2 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.066%) Zemax
5 1 (0.066%) Stateflow
5 1 (0.066%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.26%) Tridion
2 1 (0.066%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.066%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.066%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 45 (2.95%) SaaS
2 25 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (1.44%) GitHub
4 15 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.26%) IaaS
7 3 (0.20%) Office 365
8 2 (0.13%) Force.com
9 1 (0.066%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 119 (7.80%) TCP/IP
2 54 (3.54%) HTTP
3 42 (2.75%) GSM
4 36 (2.36%) Internet
5 29 (1.90%) SSL
6 26 (1.70%) UMTS
6 26 (1.70%) LTE
7 24 (1.57%) Wireless
8 23 (1.51%) Ethernet
9 22 (1.44%) FTP
10 17 (1.11%) RTP
11 16 (1.05%) GPRS
12 15 (0.98%) PBX
12 15 (0.98%) RANAP
12 15 (0.98%) Asterisk PBX
13 13 (0.85%) LDAP
13 13 (0.85%) VoIP
14 9 (0.59%) SMS
15 7 (0.46%) Bluetooth
16 6 (0.39%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 347 (22.75%) SQL Server
2 61 (4.00%) Big Data
3 56 (3.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 56 (3.67%) Relational Database
4 46 (3.02%) MySQL
5 38 (2.49%) NoSQL
6 36 (2.36%) SQL Server 2012
7 27 (1.77%) RDBMS
7 27 (1.77%) Oracle Database
8 21 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 20 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
10 15 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 12 (0.79%) MongoDB
11 12 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 11 (0.72%) Oracle ODI
13 10 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
14 8 (0.52%) Oracle Database 10g
14 8 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
15 7 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
15 7 (0.46%) DB2
Development Applications
1 183 (12.00%) Visual Studio
2 114 (7.48%) Subversion
3 45 (2.95%) Selenium
4 40 (2.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 39 (2.56%) Jenkins
6 34 (2.23%) Git (software)
7 30 (1.97%) NUnit
8 24 (1.57%) Maven
9 23 (1.51%) ClearCase
10 22 (1.44%) JIRA
11 20 (1.31%) Rational Rhapsody
11 20 (1.31%) Hudson
12 18 (1.18%) GCC
13 16 (1.05%) GDB
13 16 (1.05%) Eclipse
13 16 (1.05%) Ant
14 15 (0.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 15 (0.98%) CMake
14 15 (0.98%) Trac
15 14 (0.92%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 222 (14.56%) Finance
2 111 (7.28%) Electronics
3 82 (5.38%) Telecoms
4 61 (4.00%) Military
5 40 (2.62%) Games
6 37 (2.43%) Retail
7 33 (2.16%) Banking
8 31 (2.03%) Manufacturing
8 31 (2.03%) Aerospace
9 23 (1.51%) Marketing
10 18 (1.18%) Legal
11 17 (1.11%) Investment Banking
12 11 (0.72%) French Language
13 10 (0.66%) Publishing
14 9 (0.59%) Avionics
15 8 (0.52%) Law
16 5 (0.33%) Automotive
17 4 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.26%) German Language
18 3 (0.20%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 530 (34.75%) .NET
2 359 (23.54%) HTML
3 260 (17.05%) ASP.NET
4 248 (16.26%) XML
5 226 (14.82%) CSS
6 153 (10.03%) Web Services
7 121 (7.93%) WPF
8 117 (7.67%) Spring
9 111 (7.28%) jQuery
10 108 (7.08%) WCF
11 98 (6.43%) Ajax
12 94 (6.16%) HTML5
13 91 (5.97%) J2EE
14 84 (5.51%) .NET Framework
15 82 (5.38%) MFC
16 77 (5.05%) ASP.NET MVC
17 68 (4.46%) STL
18 59 (3.87%) WinForms
19 51 (3.34%) SOAP
20 49 (3.21%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 376 (24.66%) Computer Science
2 181 (11.87%) Mathematics
3 107 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
4 89 (5.84%) Physics
5 86 (5.64%) Open Source
6 76 (4.98%) Embedded Systems
7 65 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
8 47 (3.08%) Client/Server
9 43 (2.82%) Mobile App
10 33 (2.16%) Statistics
11 28 (1.84%) Device Driver
12 23 (1.51%) Management Information System
13 21 (1.38%) Firmware
14 20 (1.31%) EMV
15 19 (1.25%) Robotics
15 19 (1.25%) User Experience
16 15 (0.98%) 3D Graphics
17 13 (0.85%) N-Tier
18 12 (0.79%) EFT
18 12 (0.79%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 463 (30.36%) Linux
2 323 (21.18%) Windows
3 133 (8.72%) UNIX
4 81 (5.31%) Android
5 76 (4.98%) Embedded Linux
6 44 (2.89%) Apple iOS
7 22 (1.44%) Solaris
8 17 (1.11%) Windows CE
9 16 (1.05%) AIX
10 14 (0.92%) VxWorks
11 12 (0.79%) Windows 8
12 10 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (0.59%) Windows 7
14 8 (0.52%) Mac OS X
15 7 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 4 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
16 4 (0.26%) Windows Phone
16 4 (0.26%) HPUX
16 4 (0.26%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1351 (88.59%) Software Engineering
2 442 (28.98%) Agile Software Development
3 329 (21.57%) OO
4 200 (13.11%) MVC
5 158 (10.36%) TDD
6 138 (9.05%) OOD
7 137 (8.98%) Scrum
8 130 (8.52%) Multithreading
9 121 (7.93%) Continuous Integration
10 115 (7.54%) UML
11 102 (6.69%) Unit Testing
12 75 (4.92%) Software Testing
13 67 (4.39%) OOP
14 62 (4.07%) Integration Testing
15 57 (3.74%) BDD
15 57 (3.74%) Configuration Management
16 55 (3.61%) Embedded Software Development
17 54 (3.54%) Test Automation
18 53 (3.48%) Software Architecture
19 47 (3.08%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 725 (47.54%) C++
2 702 (46.03%) C#
3 452 (29.64%) Java
4 448 (29.38%) SQL
5 423 (27.74%) C
6 318 (20.85%) JavaScript
7 86 (5.64%) Embedded C++
8 84 (5.51%) Python
9 80 (5.25%) PHP
10 75 (4.92%) Embedded C
11 62 (4.07%) VB.NET
12 48 (3.15%) T-SQL
13 40 (2.62%) Perl
14 34 (2.23%) MATLAB
15 32 (2.10%) VB
16 26 (1.70%) PL/SQL
17 23 (1.51%) Assembly Language
18 20 (1.31%) Shell Script
18 20 (1.31%) VC++
19 17 (1.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 491 (32.20%) Degree
2 91 (5.97%) Security Cleared
3 46 (3.02%) PhD
4 43 (2.82%) ISEB
5 35 (2.30%) ISTQB
6 28 (1.84%) SC Cleared
7 20 (1.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (0.52%) DV Cleared
8 8 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.26%) MCP
9 4 (0.26%) MCSE
9 4 (0.26%) MCSA
10 1 (0.066%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.066%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.066%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (4.79%) QA
2 45 (2.95%) ISO 9001
3 10 (0.66%) GAMP
4 7 (0.46%) JTAG
5 6 (0.39%) SLA
6 4 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.26%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.13%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.13%) HL7
7 2 (0.13%) DICOM
8 1 (0.066%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.066%) TickIT
8 1 (0.066%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.066%) DO-178B
System Software
1 7 (0.46%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.26%) UAG
3 3 (0.20%) NFS
4 2 (0.13%) zsh
4 2 (0.13%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.13%) vSphere
5 1 (0.066%) Xen
5 1 (0.066%) KVM
Systems Management
1 18 (1.18%) Puppet
1 18 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (0.66%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (0.26%) SCCM
5 2 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.066%) Control-M
Vendors
1 244 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 178 (11.67%) Oracle
3 18 (1.18%) Cisco
4 15 (0.98%) TOWER Software
5 14 (0.92%) IBM
6 12 (0.79%) Sybase
6 12 (0.79%) VeriFone
7 10 (0.66%) JBoss
7 10 (0.66%) HP
7 10 (0.66%) Informatica
7 10 (0.66%) McAfee
8 9 (0.59%) Cognos
8 9 (0.59%) Siebel
9 8 (0.52%) EMC
9 8 (0.52%) VMware
9 8 (0.52%) Twitter
9 8 (0.52%) NEC
10 7 (0.46%) QNX
10 7 (0.46%) Wind River
11 6 (0.39%) Coverity
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £19,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 to £60000 per annum - share options + package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per day + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cowes, Isle of Wight
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + 25 days hols, pension, healthcare
Posted: 18 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 to £36000 per annum - pension and healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: £35000 - £60000 Per Annum + Bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £50000 to £70000 per annum - extensive - see ad
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, Sussex
Thales
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, Sussex
networx
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £28,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago