The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
England / South East
Rank 95 87 96
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 439 659 680
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.02% 3.44% 3.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.13% 3.55% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 373 597 603
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,400
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
14046 18543 20147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.69% 96.70% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 11642 15931 16458
Median salary £43,000 £44,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.37% +7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,186 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

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 25 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +29 139 £50,000 +11.11% 23
Berkshire +48 100 £52,500 +16.66% 15
Surrey -1 58 £47,500 +5.55% 8
Buckinghamshire +16 40 £42,500 -5.55%
West Sussex -30 39 £50,000 +25.00% 6
Oxfordshire -34 39 £55,000 +22.22% 15
Kent -4 14 £55,000 +46.66%
East Sussex -28 10 £50,000 +16.27% 3
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 969 (98.28%) Software Engineering
2 562 (57.00%) C++
3 411 (41.68%) Java
4 365 (37.02%) Agile Software Development
5 341 (34.58%) C#
6 338 (34.28%) Linux
7 290 (29.41%) SQL
8 273 (27.69%) C
9 272 (27.59%) JavaScript
10 260 (26.37%) Python
11 245 (24.85%) Degree
12 233 (23.63%) HTML
13 219 (22.21%) Windows
14 195 (19.78%) Computer Science
15 188 (19.07%) TDD
16 173 (17.55%) .NET
17 148 (15.01%) Scrum
17 148 (15.01%) Multithreading
18 144 (14.60%) CSS
19 137 (13.89%) Microsoft
20 124 (12.58%) OO
21 117 (11.87%) Web Services
22 116 (11.76%) NoSQL
23 113 (11.46%) XML
24 111 (11.26%) Visual Studio
25 107 (10.85%) Unit Testing
26 104 (10.55%) MVC
27 99 (10.04%) MySQL
28 94 (9.53%) Git (software)
29 89 (9.03%) SQL Server

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (2.64%) JBoss
2 23 (2.33%) Tomcat
3 19 (1.93%) OpenStack
4 15 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
5 13 (1.32%) Apache
5 13 (1.32%) WebLogic
6 8 (0.81%) IIS
7 7 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (0.61%) Confluence
8 6 (0.61%) WildFly
9 5 (0.51%) Apache Pig
9 5 (0.51%) GlassFish
9 5 (0.51%) NServiceBus
10 4 (0.41%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.41%) Drupal
11 3 (0.30%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.30%) nginx
11 3 (0.30%) SAS
12 2 (0.20%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.20%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 24 (2.43%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.41%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.20%) Doxygen
3 2 (0.20%) MS Office
3 2 (0.20%) Simulink
4 1 (0.10%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.30%) Infor M3
3 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.10%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 50 (5.07%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (4.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (3.55%) SaaS
4 17 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (1.62%) GitHub
6 8 (0.81%) PaaS
7 5 (0.51%) Office 365
8 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.10%) IaaS
8 1 (0.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 58 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 32 (3.25%) HTTP
3 24 (2.43%) LDAP
4 20 (2.03%) Internet
5 19 (1.93%) FTP
6 18 (1.83%) Kerberos
7 13 (1.32%) GSM
7 13 (1.32%) Wireless
8 11 (1.12%) LTE
9 10 (1.01%) DNS
9 10 (1.01%) Firewall
9 10 (1.01%) VoIP
10 9 (0.91%) Wireshark
11 8 (0.81%) Asterisk PBX
11 8 (0.81%) Diameter Protocol
11 8 (0.81%) Network Security
11 8 (0.81%) PBX
11 8 (0.81%) RANAP
11 8 (0.81%) RTP
11 8 (0.81%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (11.76%) NoSQL
2 99 (10.04%) MySQL
3 89 (9.03%) SQL Server
4 68 (6.90%) MongoDB
5 50 (5.07%) Big Data
6 39 (3.96%) Relational Database
7 20 (2.03%) Hadoop
8 14 (1.42%) MariaDB
8 14 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
9 13 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (0.71%) Apache Hive
10 7 (0.71%) Blockchain
10 7 (0.71%) Data Lake
10 7 (0.71%) HBase
10 7 (0.71%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.51%) Oracle Database
11 5 (0.51%) Redis
11 5 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (0.41%) Azure SQL Database
12 4 (0.41%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 111 (11.26%) Visual Studio
2 94 (9.53%) Git (software)
3 60 (6.09%) Subversion
4 51 (5.17%) Selenium
5 45 (4.56%) Maven
6 43 (4.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 39 (3.96%) Jenkins
8 36 (3.65%) Ant
9 28 (2.84%) Eclipse
9 28 (2.84%) JIRA
10 27 (2.74%) Cucumber
11 22 (2.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 22 (2.23%) JUnit
12 18 (1.83%) WebDriver
13 13 (1.32%) QUnit
13 13 (1.32%) TeamCity
14 12 (1.22%) Gradle
14 12 (1.22%) Protractor
15 11 (1.12%) Appium
15 11 (1.12%) Trac
General
1 70 (7.10%) Finance
2 69 (7.00%) Electronics
3 40 (4.06%) Telecoms
4 31 (3.14%) Manufacturing
5 23 (2.33%) Military
6 11 (1.12%) Aerospace
6 11 (1.12%) Games
7 10 (1.01%) Advertising
8 6 (0.61%) Automotive
8 6 (0.61%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.41%) Banking
9 4 (0.41%) Legal
9 4 (0.41%) Marketing
10 3 (0.30%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.30%) Retail
11 1 (0.10%) Avionics
11 1 (0.10%) Back Office
11 1 (0.10%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 233 (23.63%) HTML
2 173 (17.55%) .NET
3 144 (14.60%) CSS
4 117 (11.87%) Web Services
5 113 (11.46%) XML
6 80 (8.11%) AngularJS
7 78 (7.91%) STL
8 73 (7.40%) SOAP
9 72 (7.30%) RESTful
10 68 (6.90%) .NET Framework
11 61 (6.19%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 57 (5.78%) REST
13 55 (5.58%) Spring
14 52 (5.27%) MFC
15 51 (5.17%) HTML5
15 51 (5.17%) jQuery
16 50 (5.07%) ASP.NET
17 49 (4.97%) Qt
18 48 (4.87%) JSON
18 48 (4.87%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 195 (19.78%) Computer Science
2 75 (7.61%) Embedded Systems
3 53 (5.38%) Algorithms
4 50 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (2.43%) Data Structures
5 24 (2.43%) User Experience
6 19 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
6 19 (1.93%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 16 (1.62%) Contactless
8 14 (1.42%) Client/Server
9 8 (0.81%) CPLD
9 8 (0.81%) Virtual Team
10 7 (0.71%) Cyber Attack
10 7 (0.71%) Internet of Things
10 7 (0.71%) Management Information System
11 6 (0.61%) BBC
11 6 (0.61%) Fintech
11 6 (0.61%) iPad
11 6 (0.61%) Web 2.0
12 5 (0.51%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 338 (34.28%) Linux
2 219 (22.21%) Windows
3 86 (8.72%) Unix
4 34 (3.45%) Android
5 28 (2.84%) Embedded Linux
6 22 (2.23%) Apple iOS
7 14 (1.42%) Ubuntu
8 12 (1.22%) Mac OS X
8 12 (1.22%) Solaris
9 6 (0.61%) VMS
9 6 (0.61%) Windows Server
10 4 (0.41%) CentOS
10 4 (0.41%) Mac OS
10 4 (0.41%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.30%) VxWorks
12 2 (0.20%) Debian
12 2 (0.20%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.10%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 969 (98.28%) Software Engineering
2 365 (37.02%) Agile Software Development
3 188 (19.07%) TDD
4 148 (15.01%) Multithreading
4 148 (15.01%) Scrum
5 124 (12.58%) OO
6 107 (10.85%) Unit Testing
7 104 (10.55%) MVC
8 89 (9.03%) SDLC
9 75 (7.61%) Mathematics
10 71 (7.20%) Continuous Integration
11 64 (6.49%) Web Development
12 59 (5.98%) BDD
12 59 (5.98%) UML
13 54 (5.48%) OOP
14 50 (5.07%) Open Source
15 44 (4.46%) Physics
16 42 (4.26%) Configuration Management
16 42 (4.26%) Mentoring
17 41 (4.16%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 562 (57.00%) C++
2 411 (41.68%) Java
3 341 (34.58%) C#
4 290 (29.41%) SQL
5 273 (27.69%) C
6 272 (27.59%) JavaScript
7 260 (26.37%) Python
8 59 (5.98%) Embedded C
9 58 (5.88%) PHP
10 54 (5.48%) Ruby
11 37 (3.75%) Embedded C++
12 33 (3.35%) Perl
13 32 (3.25%) Bash Shell
14 19 (1.93%) VC++
15 14 (1.42%) Scala
16 13 (1.32%) Groovy
17 12 (1.22%) Lua
18 11 (1.12%) PL/SQL
18 11 (1.12%) PowerShell
18 11 (1.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 245 (24.85%) Degree
2 76 (7.71%) Security Cleared
3 34 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 16 (1.62%) PhD
5 7 (0.71%) DV Cleared
5 7 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.20%) HNC
6 2 (0.20%) HND
6 2 (0.20%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.10%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.10%) ISEB
7 1 (0.10%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (4.06%) QA
2 8 (0.81%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.51%) PA-DSS
3 5 (0.51%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.30%) MISRA
5 2 (0.20%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.10%) DICOM
6 1 (0.10%) ISO13485
6 1 (0.10%) SDET
System Software
1 38 (3.85%) Firmware
2 28 (2.84%) Docker
3 18 (1.83%) NFS
4 10 (1.01%) HDFS
4 10 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.30%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.30%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.10%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 10 (1.01%) Kubernetes
2 9 (0.91%) Puppet
3 4 (0.41%) Packer
3 4 (0.41%) Terraform
4 3 (0.30%) FreeIPA
4 3 (0.30%) Hadoop YARN
4 3 (0.30%) Nagios
4 3 (0.30%) Oozie
4 3 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.20%) Ansible
6 1 (0.10%) yum
Vendors
1 137 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 51 (5.17%) Oracle
3 46 (4.67%) Sophos
4 20 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
5 13 (1.32%) VMware
6 10 (1.01%) Zend
7 8 (0.81%) Cisco
8 5 (0.51%) ForgeRock
8 5 (0.51%) SAP
8 5 (0.51%) Sony
8 5 (0.51%) Twitter
9 3 (0.30%) Avid
9 3 (0.30%) EMC
9 3 (0.30%) NEC
10 2 (0.20%) Adobe
10 2 (0.20%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.20%) Green Hills
10 2 (0.20%) Mercator
10 2 (0.20%) Talend
10 2 (0.20%) TIBCO
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Ringwood, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ascot, Berkshire
Flowzone
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k - £55k per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum + excellent bens & Flex
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
Montash
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Talent Analytix
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits including Flexible Working Hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Cowes, Isle of Wight
JVP Jobs
Salary: Up to £30,000 + bonus, pension and other benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Leidos
Posted: 4 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary + benefits including an exceptional pen
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
First Point
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £45k - 60k per year + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago