The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills 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 Engineering over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 29 27 28
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 1574 1597 1659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 7.31% 7.54% 7.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.12% 9.47% 9.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1389 1392 1500
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
Software Engineering
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17258 16862 17844
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 80.11% 79.63% 77.54%
Number of salaries quoted 13775 13395 15357
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the South East region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in the South East

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in the South East

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Hampshire +5 417 £40,000 - 51
Surrey +3 347 £45,000 -5.26% 44
Berkshire -30 211 £47,500 +11.76% 27
Oxfordshire -2 158 £47,250 +5.00% 29
West Sussex -1 154 £40,000 -11.11% 10
Buckinghamshire -16 93 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Kent +9 78 £45,000 - 1
East Sussex +5 72 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Middlesex -6 28 £36,250 -19.44% 6
Isle of Wight -2 11 £20,500 -41.42% 1
Sussex +4 5 - -
M4 Corridor +5 1 £65,000 -
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 1261 (42.22%) C#
2 1150 (38.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1114 (37.29%) JavaScript
4 1112 (37.23%) Degree
5 1086 (36.36%) Java
6 1014 (33.95%) SQL
7 1012 (33.88%) C++
8 1002 (33.55%) .NET
9 905 (30.30%) HTML
10 801 (26.82%) Computer Science
11 703 (23.54%) Linux
12 679 (22.73%) CSS
13 670 (22.43%) OO
14 656 (21.96%) SQL Server
15 587 (19.65%) ASP.NET
16 581 (19.45%) Windows
17 544 (18.21%) XML
18 527 (17.64%) MVC
19 510 (17.07%) C
20 509 (17.04%) Web Services
21 480 (16.07%) TDD
22 467 (15.63%) jQuery
23 452 (15.13%) Microsoft
24 405 (13.56%) Finance
25 380 (12.72%) Oracle
26 308 (10.31%) Mathematics
27 297 (9.94%) PHP
28 294 (9.84%) MySQL
29 293 (9.81%) Scrum
30 291 (9.74%) OOD

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 111 (3.72%) Apache
2 109 (3.65%) Tomcat
3 97 (3.25%) Node.js
4 76 (2.54%) IIS
5 60 (2.01%) Confluence
6 55 (1.84%) WebLogic
7 51 (1.71%) WebSphere
8 45 (1.51%) CMS
8 45 (1.51%) Drupal
9 36 (1.21%) Sitecore CMS
9 36 (1.21%) JBoss
10 33 (1.10%) SharePoint
11 25 (0.84%) nginx
12 21 (0.70%) Oracle Service Bus
13 18 (0.60%) Apache Solr
14 16 (0.54%) Umbraco
15 14 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
15 14 (0.47%) Apache Spark
16 12 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 12 (0.40%) Joomla!
Applications
1 276 (9.24%) MS Excel
2 29 (0.97%) MS Office
3 27 (0.90%) Photoshop
4 19 (0.64%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.20%) Simulink
5 6 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.17%) TargetLink
7 3 (0.10%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.067%) MS Project
8 2 (0.067%) Mathematica
9 1 (0.033%) Doxygen
9 1 (0.033%) Maya
Business Applications
1 15 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.17%) Tridion
4 4 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.067%) Magento
6 1 (0.033%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 85 (2.85%) SaaS
2 39 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (1.27%) GitHub
4 34 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (0.37%) Amazon S3
7 7 (0.23%) PaaS
8 5 (0.17%) Force.com
9 4 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.033%) Office 365
10 1 (0.033%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 105 (3.52%) TCP/IP
2 66 (2.21%) Internet
3 49 (1.64%) HTTP
4 40 (1.34%) Ethernet
5 28 (0.94%) Wireless
6 21 (0.70%) LTE
6 21 (0.70%) GSM
7 18 (0.60%) LDAP
7 18 (0.60%) DNS
8 16 (0.54%) UMTS
9 15 (0.50%) PBX
9 15 (0.50%) SNMP
9 15 (0.50%) RANAP
9 15 (0.50%) RTP
9 15 (0.50%) Asterisk PBX
10 14 (0.47%) MPLS
10 14 (0.47%) SDH
11 11 (0.37%) Firewall
12 10 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
13 9 (0.30%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 656 (21.96%) SQL Server
2 294 (9.84%) MySQL
3 162 (5.42%) Relational Database
4 137 (4.59%) Big Data
5 118 (3.95%) NoSQL
6 90 (3.01%) RDBMS
7 75 (2.51%) SQL Server 2008
8 66 (2.21%) MongoDB
8 66 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
9 65 (2.18%) Oracle Database
10 51 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
11 40 (1.34%) Hadoop
11 40 (1.34%) RavenDB
12 32 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
13 21 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 20 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 19 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
16 17 (0.57%) SQLite
17 14 (0.47%) HBase
17 14 (0.47%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 282 (9.44%) Visual Studio
2 229 (7.67%) Subversion
3 217 (7.26%) Git (software)
4 160 (5.36%) JIRA
5 120 (4.02%) NUnit
6 117 (3.92%) Eclipse
7 99 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
7 99 (3.31%) Rhino Mocks
8 97 (3.25%) Jenkins
9 96 (3.21%) JUnit
10 76 (2.54%) Selenium
11 68 (2.28%) Maven
11 68 (2.28%) Cucumber
12 62 (2.08%) TeamCity
13 45 (1.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 38 (1.27%) ReSharper
15 36 (1.21%) WATIR
16 35 (1.17%) Moq
16 35 (1.17%) NCrunch
17 34 (1.14%) JMeter
General
1 405 (13.56%) Finance
2 139 (4.65%) Telecoms
3 125 (4.18%) Marketing
4 123 (4.12%) Electronics
5 75 (2.51%) Military
6 71 (2.38%) Retail
7 64 (2.14%) Aerospace
8 47 (1.57%) Manufacturing
9 44 (1.47%) Back Office
10 41 (1.37%) Banking
11 40 (1.34%) Automotive
12 30 (1.00%) Legal
13 24 (0.80%) Advertising
14 19 (0.64%) Games
15 17 (0.57%) Publishing
16 16 (0.54%) Front Office
17 15 (0.50%) Investment Banking
18 10 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
19 9 (0.30%) Multimedia
19 9 (0.30%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1509 (50.52%) Developer
2 1305 (43.69%) Software Engineer
3 447 (14.96%) Software Developer
4 395 (13.22%) C# Developer
5 326 (10.91%) Senior Software Engineer
6 325 (10.88%) Java Developer
7 262 (8.77%) Senior Developer
8 248 (8.30%) .NET Developer
9 215 (7.20%) Graduate
10 183 (6.13%) C# .NET Developer
11 162 (5.42%) C++ Software Engineer
12 158 (5.29%) Web Developer
13 154 (5.16%) C# Software Engineer
14 141 (4.72%) Junior
15 123 (4.12%) Programmer
16 114 (3.82%) Analyst
17 106 (3.55%) Embedded Software Engineer
18 105 (3.52%) Java Software Engineer
18 105 (3.52%) Graduate Software Engineer
19 100 (3.35%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1002 (33.55%) .NET
2 905 (30.30%) HTML
3 679 (22.73%) CSS
4 587 (19.65%) ASP.NET
5 544 (18.21%) XML
6 509 (17.04%) Web Services
7 467 (15.63%) jQuery
8 281 (9.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 281 (9.41%) J2EE
9 279 (9.34%) Ajax
10 275 (9.21%) Spring
11 247 (8.27%) HTML5
12 171 (5.72%) WPF
13 164 (5.49%) .NET Framework
14 161 (5.39%) AngularJS
15 155 (5.19%) WCF
16 144 (4.82%) RESTful
17 135 (4.52%) CSS3
18 132 (4.42%) SOAP
19 118 (3.95%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 801 (26.82%) Computer Science
2 308 (10.31%) Mathematics
3 204 (6.83%) Open Source
4 173 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
5 137 (4.59%) Enterprise Software
6 134 (4.49%) Algorithms
7 115 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
8 112 (3.75%) Physics
9 84 (2.81%) User Experience
10 57 (1.91%) Mobile App
11 55 (1.84%) Client/Server
12 54 (1.81%) Social Media
13 50 (1.67%) Life Science
14 49 (1.64%) Management Information System
15 42 (1.41%) Visualisation
16 33 (1.10%) Kindle
17 31 (1.04%) Device Driver
18 30 (1.00%) Data Structures
19 25 (0.84%) Statistics
20 24 (0.80%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 703 (23.54%) Linux
2 581 (19.45%) Windows
3 228 (7.63%) UNIX
4 110 (3.68%) Android
5 63 (2.11%) Apple iOS
6 54 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 52 (1.74%) Embedded Linux
8 47 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 39 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 35 (1.17%) Solaris
11 34 (1.14%) Windows 2000 Server
12 22 (0.74%) Mac OS X
12 22 (0.74%) Windows CE
13 20 (0.67%) VxWorks
13 20 (0.67%) CentOS
14 17 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
15 12 (0.40%) AIX
16 11 (0.37%) Windows 7
17 10 (0.33%) FreeBSD
18 8 (0.27%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 1150 (38.50%) Agile Software Development
2 670 (22.43%) OO
3 527 (17.64%) MVC
4 480 (16.07%) TDD
5 293 (9.81%) Scrum
6 291 (9.74%) OOD
7 285 (9.54%) UML
8 233 (7.80%) Web Development
9 232 (7.77%) Continuous Integration
10 203 (6.80%) Unit Testing
11 188 (6.29%) Multithreading
12 182 (6.09%) BDD
13 166 (5.56%) OOP
14 157 (5.26%) Mentoring
15 147 (4.92%) E-Commerce
16 131 (4.39%) Project Management
17 111 (3.72%) Test Automation
18 104 (3.48%) Workflow
19 103 (3.45%) Software Architecture
20 100 (3.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1261 (42.22%) C#
2 1114 (37.29%) JavaScript
3 1086 (36.36%) Java
4 1014 (33.95%) SQL
5 1012 (33.88%) C++
6 510 (17.07%) C
7 297 (9.94%) PHP
8 219 (7.33%) Python
9 198 (6.63%) VB.NET
10 158 (5.29%) Ruby
11 108 (3.62%) Embedded C
12 106 (3.55%) T-SQL
13 99 (3.31%) Perl
14 94 (3.15%) PL/SQL
15 81 (2.71%) Embedded C++
16 54 (1.81%) MATLAB
17 46 (1.54%) Shell Script
18 45 (1.51%) Objective-C
18 45 (1.51%) VB
19 42 (1.41%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1112 (37.23%) Degree
2 171 (5.72%) Security Cleared
3 91 (3.05%) PhD
4 85 (2.85%) SC Cleared
5 44 (1.47%) ISEB
6 27 (0.90%) OCPJP
7 23 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
8 22 (0.74%) ISTQB
8 22 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 20 (0.67%) Postgraduate
10 18 (0.60%) Sun Certification
11 17 (0.57%) Oracle Certification
12 16 (0.54%) OCMJD
13 12 (0.40%) MCP
14 11 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
14 11 (0.37%) DV Cleared
15 10 (0.33%) MCSE
16 9 (0.30%) HND
17 7 (0.23%) Chartered Engineer
18 6 (0.20%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 162 (5.42%) QA
2 96 (3.21%) ISO 9001
3 29 (0.97%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.33%) SLA
5 9 (0.30%) DO-178B
6 7 (0.23%) DO-254
6 7 (0.23%) JTAG
7 4 (0.13%) IEC 61508
8 3 (0.10%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.067%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.033%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 1 (0.033%) GAMP
10 1 (0.033%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.033%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.033%) HMG Infosec
10 1 (0.033%) Solvency II
System Software
1 39 (1.31%) Firmware
2 14 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.44%) Hyper-V
4 11 (0.37%) Active Directory
5 7 (0.23%) IMail Server
6 6 (0.20%) NFS
7 4 (0.13%) HDFS
8 3 (0.10%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.067%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.067%) zsh
9 2 (0.067%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.067%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.033%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.033%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.033%) Xen
10 1 (0.033%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.033%) vSphere
10 1 (0.033%) UAG
Systems Management
1 55 (1.84%) HP Quality Center
2 27 (0.90%) Puppet
3 20 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (0.44%) Hadoop YARN
5 8 (0.27%) Nagios
6 7 (0.23%) Munin
7 5 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (0.17%) Capistrano
8 2 (0.067%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.033%) logstash
9 1 (0.033%) Salt
9 1 (0.033%) Ambari
9 1 (0.033%) Control-M
9 1 (0.033%) SCCM
Vendors
1 452 (15.13%) Microsoft
2 380 (12.72%) Oracle
3 62 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
4 61 (2.04%) Red Hat
5 50 (1.67%) Endeca
6 47 (1.57%) IBM
7 38 (1.27%) TOWER Software
8 36 (1.21%) Sitecore
9 35 (1.17%) RedPrairie
9 35 (1.17%) Sun
10 32 (1.07%) VMware
11 29 (0.97%) Google
12 24 (0.80%) Cisco
13 20 (0.67%) HP
14 19 (0.64%) Adobe
14 19 (0.64%) Twitter
15 18 (0.60%) Informatica
16 17 (0.57%) BEA
17 16 (0.54%) Zend
18 15 (0.50%) Telerik
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