The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 66 75 65
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 902 840 973
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.75% 3.74% 3.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.96% 3.94% 4.16%
Number of salaries quoted 796 743 808
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22768 21308 23387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.70% 94.93% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 18193 17655 20251
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Software Engineer
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +39 194 £47,500 +18.75% 15
Oxfordshire +9 184 £45,000 +12.50% 23
Hampshire -14 163 £35,000 -9.09% 20
West Sussex +10 118 £47,500 +30.13% 5
Berkshire -18 113 £45,000 +5.88% 26
Kent -6 43 £42,000 +5.00% 4
Buckinghamshire -51 38 £35,000 -6.66% 8
East Sussex +5 34 £40,000 - 3
Middlesex +9 32 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Sussex 0 3 £47,500 +11.76%
Isle of Wight - 3 £32,500 -
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1505 (92.90%) Software Engineering
2 895 (55.25%) C++
3 710 (43.83%) C#
4 618 (38.15%) .NET
5 524 (32.35%) Degree
6 485 (29.94%) Java
7 478 (29.51%) C
8 458 (28.27%) OO
9 447 (27.59%) Linux
10 426 (26.30%) Windows
11 417 (25.74%) SQL
12 375 (23.15%) Computer Science
13 322 (19.88%) SQL Server
14 273 (16.85%) ASP.NET
15 268 (16.54%) Agile Software Development
16 261 (16.11%) JavaScript
17 258 (15.93%) Microsoft
18 254 (15.68%) HTML
19 250 (15.43%) WPF
20 222 (13.70%) OOD
21 212 (13.09%) Finance
22 200 (12.35%) TDD
23 199 (12.28%) Mathematics
24 186 (11.48%) MVC
25 184 (11.36%) Web Services
26 176 (10.86%) WCF
27 169 (10.43%) CSS
27 169 (10.43%) UML
28 162 (10.00%) UNIX
29 160 (9.88%) Multithreading

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (1.98%) Tomcat
2 25 (1.54%) WebSphere
3 24 (1.48%) IIS
4 17 (1.05%) Apache
4 17 (1.05%) CMS
5 12 (0.74%) WebLogic
5 12 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 9 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (0.43%) Apache Solr
8 6 (0.37%) SharePoint
8 6 (0.37%) Node.js
9 5 (0.31%) Apache Pig
10 3 (0.19%) Jetty
10 3 (0.19%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.19%) Oracle Coherence
11 2 (0.12%) FileNet
12 1 (0.062%) ColdFusion
12 1 (0.062%) SAS
12 1 (0.062%) Joomla!
Applications
1 124 (7.65%) MS Excel
2 40 (2.47%) Simulink
3 16 (0.99%) MS Office
4 4 (0.25%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 24 (1.48%) SaaS
2 20 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (0.37%) GitHub
6 3 (0.19%) Heroku
6 3 (0.19%) PaaS
6 3 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.12%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 114 (7.04%) TCP/IP
2 54 (3.33%) HTTP
3 35 (2.16%) Internet
3 35 (2.16%) GSM
4 30 (1.85%) SSL
5 23 (1.42%) UMTS
5 23 (1.42%) FTP
6 22 (1.36%) LTE
7 21 (1.30%) VoIP
8 16 (0.99%) Wireless
8 16 (0.99%) RTP
9 15 (0.93%) Ethernet
10 14 (0.86%) PBX
10 14 (0.86%) Asterisk PBX
11 13 (0.80%) RANAP
12 12 (0.74%) GPRS
13 6 (0.37%) NAS
14 5 (0.31%) Modbus
14 5 (0.31%) DVB
14 5 (0.31%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 322 (19.88%) SQL Server
2 85 (5.25%) Relational Database
3 62 (3.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 42 (2.59%) MySQL
5 34 (2.10%) NoSQL
5 34 (2.10%) SQL Server 2005
6 29 (1.79%) Big Data
7 20 (1.23%) RDBMS
8 15 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (0.74%) Hadoop
9 12 (0.74%) Oracle ODI
10 11 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
10 11 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (0.56%) Oracle Database
13 8 (0.49%) Oracle Database 10g
13 8 (0.49%) Apache Hive
13 8 (0.49%) MongoDB
14 7 (0.43%) Riak
Development Applications
1 127 (7.84%) Visual Studio
2 109 (6.73%) Subversion
3 39 (2.41%) Jenkins
4 35 (2.16%) Git (software)
5 32 (1.98%) Selenium
6 29 (1.79%) Rational DOORS
7 26 (1.60%) JIRA
8 25 (1.54%) Eclipse
9 23 (1.42%) Rational Rhapsody
10 21 (1.30%) ClearCase
11 18 (1.11%) Mercurial
12 17 (1.05%) Trac
12 17 (1.05%) Xcode
13 16 (0.99%) NUnit
13 16 (0.99%) JUnit
14 15 (0.93%) WebDriver
14 15 (0.93%) MSBuild
14 15 (0.93%) GCC
15 14 (0.86%) Ant
16 13 (0.80%) GDB
General
1 212 (13.09%) Finance
2 144 (8.89%) Electronics
3 98 (6.05%) Telecoms
4 60 (3.70%) Aerospace
5 57 (3.52%) Banking
6 56 (3.46%) Marketing
7 54 (3.33%) Military
8 53 (3.27%) Automotive
9 47 (2.90%) Manufacturing
10 46 (2.84%) Investment Banking
11 35 (2.16%) Retail
12 26 (1.60%) Games
13 13 (0.80%) Legal
14 12 (0.74%) Publishing
15 9 (0.56%) Avionics
16 8 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
17 7 (0.43%) Law
18 6 (0.37%) French Language
19 5 (0.31%) Back Office
19 5 (0.31%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 618 (38.15%) .NET
2 273 (16.85%) ASP.NET
3 254 (15.68%) HTML
4 250 (15.43%) WPF
5 184 (11.36%) Web Services
6 176 (10.86%) WCF
7 169 (10.43%) CSS
8 150 (9.26%) .NET Framework
9 133 (8.21%) XML
10 117 (7.22%) WinForms
11 104 (6.42%) ASP.NET MVC
12 96 (5.93%) jQuery
13 93 (5.74%) Spring
14 70 (4.32%) Hibernate
15 68 (4.20%) Ajax
16 59 (3.64%) REST
17 58 (3.58%) J2EE
18 56 (3.46%) HTML5
19 48 (2.96%) SOAP
20 46 (2.84%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 375 (23.15%) Computer Science
2 199 (12.28%) Mathematics
3 114 (7.04%) Physics
4 96 (5.93%) Embedded Systems
5 74 (4.57%) Mobile App
6 60 (3.70%) Open Source
7 44 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
8 39 (2.41%) Statistics
9 35 (2.16%) Management Information System
10 34 (2.10%) Device Driver
11 33 (2.04%) Client/Server
12 31 (1.91%) Firmware
13 24 (1.48%) N-Tier
14 22 (1.36%) 3D Graphics
15 20 (1.23%) EMV
16 16 (0.99%) EFT
17 15 (0.93%) Digital Media
17 15 (0.93%) Data Integration
17 15 (0.93%) Economics
18 14 (0.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 447 (27.59%) Linux
2 426 (26.30%) Windows
3 162 (10.00%) UNIX
4 89 (5.49%) Android
5 72 (4.44%) Apple iOS
6 58 (3.58%) Embedded Linux
7 41 (2.53%) Solaris
8 21 (1.30%) VxWorks
8 21 (1.30%) Windows XP
9 13 (0.80%) Mac OS X
10 12 (0.74%) AIX
11 11 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (0.56%) Windows 7
13 7 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (0.37%) Windows CE
15 3 (0.19%) HPUX
15 3 (0.19%) Debian
16 2 (0.12%) Nucleus RTOS
16 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
17 1 (0.062%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1505 (92.90%) Software Engineering
2 458 (28.27%) OO
3 268 (16.54%) Agile Software Development
4 222 (13.70%) OOD
5 200 (12.35%) TDD
6 186 (11.48%) MVC
7 169 (10.43%) UML
8 160 (9.88%) Multithreading
9 130 (8.02%) Scrum
10 102 (6.30%) Continuous Integration
11 98 (6.05%) OOP
12 90 (5.56%) Unit Testing
13 61 (3.77%) Web Development
14 57 (3.52%) BDD
15 55 (3.40%) Configuration Management
16 52 (3.21%) SOA
16 52 (3.21%) iOS Development
17 49 (3.02%) User Stories
18 48 (2.96%) Android Development
19 44 (2.72%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 895 (55.25%) C++
2 710 (43.83%) C#
3 485 (29.94%) Java
4 478 (29.51%) C
5 417 (25.74%) SQL
6 261 (16.11%) JavaScript
7 140 (8.64%) Python
8 101 (6.23%) Embedded C
9 84 (5.19%) PHP
10 77 (4.75%) Embedded C++
11 67 (4.14%) MATLAB
12 63 (3.89%) Assembly Language
13 55 (3.40%) Perl
14 48 (2.96%) T-SQL
15 44 (2.72%) VB.NET
16 29 (1.79%) VB
17 28 (1.73%) C++/CLI
18 25 (1.54%) VBA
18 25 (1.54%) Objective-C
19 18 (1.11%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 524 (32.35%) Degree
2 89 (5.49%) Security Cleared
3 65 (4.01%) PhD
4 36 (2.22%) SC Cleared
5 28 (1.73%) ISEB
6 22 (1.36%) ISTQB
7 17 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (0.68%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.19%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.19%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.12%) MCPD
10 2 (0.12%) MCTS
10 2 (0.12%) MCP
10 2 (0.12%) HNC
10 2 (0.12%) Chartered Engineer
11 1 (0.062%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.062%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (5.00%) QA
2 26 (1.60%) DICOM
3 25 (1.54%) IEC 61508
4 15 (0.93%) JTAG
5 9 (0.56%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.43%) DO-178B
7 4 (0.25%) DO-254
8 3 (0.19%) TickIT
8 3 (0.19%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.12%) GAMP
9 2 (0.12%) HL7
9 2 (0.12%) Dublin Core
9 2 (0.12%) ARP4761
10 1 (0.062%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (0.43%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.37%) NFS
4 4 (0.25%) vCloud
5 2 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.12%) KVM
5 2 (0.12%) XenApp
6 1 (0.062%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.062%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.062%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.062%) Kamailio
6 1 (0.062%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.062%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.062%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (1.11%) Puppet
2 16 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
3 14 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.12%) AppDNA
4 2 (0.12%) SCCM
5 1 (0.062%) OpenNMS
5 1 (0.062%) Nagios
Vendors
1 258 (15.93%) Microsoft
2 141 (8.70%) Oracle
3 27 (1.67%) Freescale
4 22 (1.36%) Cisco
4 22 (1.36%) IBM
5 19 (1.17%) HP
6 18 (1.11%) Zend
7 17 (1.05%) JBoss
8 14 (0.86%) Atlassian
9 12 (0.74%) VMware
9 12 (0.74%) QNX
9 12 (0.74%) VeriFone
10 11 (0.68%) Sybase
11 9 (0.56%) Informatica
12 8 (0.49%) Red Hat
12 8 (0.49%) DevExpress
13 7 (0.43%) Apple
13 7 (0.43%) Websense
14 6 (0.37%) Siemens
15 5 (0.31%) Coverity
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bonus+training+bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum plus benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per day superb base with excellent bonus and b
Posted: 22 hours ago
Crawley, Sussex
Thales
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Boeing
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Blue Glue
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: 35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: 22,000 to £35,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £18000 to £26000 per annum - Bonus, Shares, Health/Dental
Posted: 3 days ago
Godalming, Surrey
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 to £50000 per annum - Flexible Core hours, Pension, Child Care
Posted: 3 days ago