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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 25 29 38
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 1335 1482 1404
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 7.75% 7.06% 6.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.01% 8.26% 7.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1136 1268 1186
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.81% +3.75%
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
14825 17933 18214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 86.08% 85.40% 83.54%
Number of salaries quoted 12311 14914 14051
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 October 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Berkshire +22 288 £45,000 -7.69% 22
Oxfordshire +20 280 £45,000 - 31
Surrey 0 226 £47,500 +5.55% 44
Hampshire -13 217 £45,000 +3.44% 44
West Sussex +13 135 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Buckinghamshire -3 75 £40,000 - 10
East Sussex -6 71 £47,500 +18.75% 4
Kent -17 26 £39,500 -1.25% 5
Sussex +17 10 £30,000 -36.84%
Middlesex +17 5 £37,500 -
Isle of Wight -5 1 £29,500 -23.37%
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 1245 (42.99%) Agile Software Development
2 1216 (41.99%) C++
3 1080 (37.29%) Degree
4 998 (34.46%) C#
5 886 (30.59%) Java
6 842 (29.07%) JavaScript
7 809 (27.94%) Linux
8 799 (27.59%) Computer Science
9 762 (26.31%) .NET
10 752 (25.97%) SQL
11 695 (24.00%) HTML
12 681 (23.52%) Windows
13 574 (19.82%) CSS
14 562 (19.41%) C
15 554 (19.13%) TDD
16 482 (16.64%) Python
17 457 (15.78%) SQL Server
18 455 (15.71%) Web Services
18 455 (15.71%) Scrum
19 426 (14.71%) OO
20 406 (14.02%) MVC
21 386 (13.33%) ASP.NET
22 384 (13.26%) Multithreading
23 358 (12.36%) Finance
24 350 (12.09%) Microsoft
25 343 (11.84%) Oracle
26 313 (10.81%) jQuery
27 302 (10.43%) XML
28 286 (9.88%) AngularJS
29 269 (9.29%) SDLC

Software Engineering
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 72 (2.49%) Apache
2 60 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
3 52 (1.80%) Tomcat
4 44 (1.52%) IIS
5 42 (1.45%) Apache Spark
6 25 (0.86%) CMS
7 23 (0.79%) OpenStack
8 19 (0.66%) Apache Pig
8 19 (0.66%) SharePoint
9 18 (0.62%) JBoss
9 18 (0.62%) WebLogic
10 16 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
10 16 (0.55%) WebSphere
11 15 (0.52%) Oracle Service Bus
12 13 (0.45%) Commerce Server
13 12 (0.41%) SAS
14 10 (0.35%) nginx
15 9 (0.31%) CICS
15 9 (0.31%) Liferay
16 6 (0.21%) Confluence
Applications
1 135 (4.66%) MS Excel
2 19 (0.66%) MS Office
3 18 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
4 17 (0.59%) GNU Octave
5 10 (0.35%) OmniGraffle
6 9 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
7 7 (0.24%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.17%) Simulink
9 3 (0.10%) MS Visio
10 2 (0.069%) Doxygen
10 2 (0.069%) MS Project
11 1 (0.035%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.035%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 32 (1.10%) Oracle BPM
2 19 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
3 17 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 13 (0.45%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 13 (0.45%) Magento
5 8 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.14%) VisionPLUS
7 3 (0.10%) LabWindows
8 2 (0.069%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.069%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.035%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.035%) Primavera
9 1 (0.035%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.035%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 132 (4.56%) Amazon AWS
2 109 (3.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 92 (3.18%) SaaS
4 50 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
5 27 (0.93%) GitHub
6 10 (0.35%) PaaS
7 7 (0.24%) IaaS
8 6 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.17%) Office 365
9 5 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (0.14%) iTunes
11 3 (0.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (0.10%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (0.10%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.10%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.10%) Route 53
12 2 (0.069%) Force.com
12 2 (0.069%) Heroku
13 1 (0.035%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 92 (3.18%) TCP/IP
2 45 (1.55%) HTTP
3 38 (1.31%) Internet
4 29 (1.00%) SMTP
5 25 (0.86%) VoIP
6 15 (0.52%) Diameter Protocol
7 14 (0.48%) FTP
7 14 (0.48%) LTE
7 14 (0.48%) Wireless
7 14 (0.48%) Wireshark
8 11 (0.38%) GSM
9 10 (0.35%) Bluetooth
9 10 (0.35%) DNS
9 10 (0.35%) Ethernet
9 10 (0.35%) RS-232
9 10 (0.35%) RS-485
9 10 (0.35%) UMTS
10 9 (0.31%) Asterisk PBX
10 9 (0.31%) RTP
10 9 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 457 (15.78%) SQL Server
2 210 (7.25%) MySQL
3 196 (6.77%) Relational Database
4 161 (5.56%) NoSQL
5 111 (3.83%) Big Data
6 110 (3.80%) MongoDB
7 76 (2.62%) PostgreSQL
8 69 (2.38%) Hadoop
9 68 (2.35%) Oracle Database
10 49 (1.69%) RDBMS
11 34 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
12 29 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
13 23 (0.79%) DB2
14 18 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
15 17 (0.59%) Apache Hive
16 14 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 11 (0.38%) Data Mining
18 10 (0.35%) GIS
18 10 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 9 (0.31%) Redis
Development Applications
1 235 (8.11%) Git (software)
2 200 (6.91%) Visual Studio
3 160 (5.52%) Subversion
4 109 (3.76%) Jenkins
5 76 (2.62%) Maven
6 72 (2.49%) Eclipse
6 72 (2.49%) Team Foundation Server
7 68 (2.35%) Selenium
8 51 (1.76%) JUnit
9 47 (1.62%) JIRA
10 40 (1.38%) Bugzilla
10 40 (1.38%) Trac
11 37 (1.28%) Cucumber
12 35 (1.21%) Ant
12 35 (1.21%) Grunt
13 34 (1.17%) NUnit
14 30 (1.04%) TeamCity
15 29 (1.00%) gulp
16 24 (0.83%) WebDriver
17 21 (0.73%) GCC
General
1 358 (12.36%) Finance
2 229 (7.91%) Telecoms
3 143 (4.94%) Aerospace
4 142 (4.90%) Electronics
5 122 (4.21%) Games
6 110 (3.80%) Automotive
7 76 (2.62%) Retail
8 73 (2.52%) Manufacturing
9 56 (1.93%) Marketing
10 52 (1.80%) Banking
11 39 (1.35%) Financial Institution
12 30 (1.04%) Advertising
13 26 (0.90%) Military
14 25 (0.86%) Back Office
15 10 (0.35%) Publishing
16 7 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
17 6 (0.21%) Avionics
17 6 (0.21%) iGaming
17 6 (0.21%) Law
18 4 (0.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1262 (43.58%) Software Engineer
2 1163 (40.16%) Developer
3 398 (13.74%) Software Developer
4 338 (11.67%) C++ Software Engineer
5 321 (11.08%) C# Developer
6 292 (10.08%) .NET Developer
7 271 (9.36%) Senior Software Engineer
8 268 (9.25%) Java Developer
9 258 (8.91%) Graduate
10 219 (7.56%) C# .NET Developer
11 214 (7.39%) C# Software Engineer
11 214 (7.39%) Senior Developer
12 203 (7.01%) Embedded Engineer
13 193 (6.66%) Java Engineer
14 190 (6.56%) C++ Developer
15 188 (6.49%) C# Software Developer
16 185 (6.39%) Java Software Engineer
17 165 (5.70%) Developer/Software Engineer
18 160 (5.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
19 153 (5.28%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 762 (26.31%) .NET
2 695 (24.00%) HTML
3 574 (19.82%) CSS
4 455 (15.71%) Web Services
5 386 (13.33%) ASP.NET
6 313 (10.81%) jQuery
7 302 (10.43%) XML
8 286 (9.88%) AngularJS
9 233 (8.05%) HTML5
10 215 (7.42%) ASP.NET MVC
11 191 (6.60%) WCF
12 176 (6.08%) Spring
13 164 (5.66%) RESTful
14 157 (5.42%) CSS3
15 155 (5.35%) SOAP
16 146 (5.04%) JSON
17 138 (4.77%) J2EE
18 137 (4.73%) STL
19 129 (4.45%) REST
20 123 (4.25%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 799 (27.59%) Computer Science
2 249 (8.60%) Mathematics
3 141 (4.87%) Analytical Skills
3 141 (4.87%) Physics
4 130 (4.49%) Embedded Systems
5 119 (4.11%) Algorithms
5 119 (4.11%) Visualisation
6 110 (3.80%) User Experience
7 98 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
8 45 (1.55%) Contactless
8 45 (1.55%) Mobile App
9 42 (1.45%) Device Driver
10 38 (1.31%) Data Centre
11 36 (1.24%) Client/Server
12 29 (1.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 26 (0.90%) Data Structures
14 25 (0.86%) CUDA
15 24 (0.83%) Artificial Intelligence
15 24 (0.83%) iPad
15 24 (0.83%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 809 (27.94%) Linux
2 681 (23.52%) Windows
3 215 (7.42%) Unix
4 62 (2.14%) Android
5 55 (1.90%) Apple iOS
6 54 (1.86%) Embedded Linux
7 41 (1.42%) Mac OS X
8 35 (1.21%) Windows Server
9 28 (0.97%) VxWorks
10 26 (0.90%) Solaris
11 21 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 18 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
13 14 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (0.45%) Mac OS
14 13 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (0.45%) Windows XP
15 9 (0.31%) Windows Phone
15 9 (0.31%) Windows Phone 8
16 8 (0.28%) CentOS
17 7 (0.24%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1245 (42.99%) Agile Software Development
2 554 (19.13%) TDD
3 455 (15.71%) Scrum
4 426 (14.71%) OO
5 406 (14.02%) MVC
6 384 (13.26%) Multithreading
7 269 (9.29%) SDLC
8 242 (8.36%) OOP
9 227 (7.84%) Web Development
10 225 (7.77%) Continuous Integration
11 210 (7.25%) SOA
12 192 (6.63%) UML
13 184 (6.35%) Mentoring
14 180 (6.22%) Unit Testing
15 171 (5.90%) BDD
16 167 (5.77%) OOD
17 150 (5.18%) Cross-Platform Development
18 124 (4.28%) Open Source
19 106 (3.66%) Front End Development
20 98 (3.38%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1216 (41.99%) C++
2 998 (34.46%) C#
3 886 (30.59%) Java
4 842 (29.07%) JavaScript
5 752 (25.97%) SQL
6 562 (19.41%) C
7 482 (16.64%) Python
8 149 (5.15%) PHP
9 135 (4.66%) Ruby
10 121 (4.18%) Perl
11 104 (3.59%) T-SQL
12 81 (2.80%) MATLAB
13 77 (2.66%) Bash Shell
14 74 (2.56%) Embedded C
14 74 (2.56%) R
15 70 (2.42%) Embedded C++
16 54 (1.86%) TypeScript
17 46 (1.59%) F#
18 43 (1.48%) PL/SQL
19 40 (1.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 1080 (37.29%) Degree
2 125 (4.32%) PhD
3 89 (3.07%) Security Cleared
4 50 (1.73%) SC Cleared
5 40 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 37 (1.28%) ISTQB
7 27 (0.93%) PMP
8 21 (0.73%) ISEB
8 21 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 18 (0.62%) Oracle Certification
10 16 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 14 (0.48%) CISSP
12 11 (0.38%) DV Cleared
12 11 (0.38%) OCPJP
12 11 (0.38%) Sun Certification
13 9 (0.31%) HNC
14 7 (0.24%) HND
15 6 (0.21%) MCP
15 6 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 5 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (4.83%) QA
2 58 (2.00%) ISO 9001
3 41 (1.42%) ISO13485
4 38 (1.31%) DICOM
5 19 (0.66%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.28%) PA-DSS
6 8 (0.28%) SLA
7 7 (0.24%) MISRA
8 5 (0.17%) IEC 61508
8 5 (0.17%) ISO 9000
9 4 (0.14%) DO-178B
9 4 (0.14%) MISRA C
10 2 (0.069%) Def Stans
10 2 (0.069%) HL7
10 2 (0.069%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.035%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.035%) DO-254
11 1 (0.035%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.035%) ISO/IEC 12207
11 1 (0.035%) JSP 440
System Software
1 61 (2.11%) Firmware
2 36 (1.24%) Docker
3 17 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
4 16 (0.55%) HDFS
5 15 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (0.38%) Apache Flume
7 8 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 7 (0.24%) Active Directory
8 7 (0.24%) NFS
9 6 (0.21%) Kamailio
9 6 (0.21%) Snort
10 5 (0.17%) vSphere
11 3 (0.10%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.069%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 27 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
3 21 (0.73%) Puppet
4 13 (0.45%) Ansible
5 12 (0.41%) logstash
6 11 (0.38%) Packer
6 11 (0.38%) Terraform
7 9 (0.31%) CA Single Sign-On
7 9 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
7 9 (0.31%) Oozie
7 9 (0.31%) StatsD
8 8 (0.28%) Kibana
9 3 (0.10%) Graylog
9 3 (0.10%) Nagios
9 3 (0.10%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (0.10%) SCVMM
9 3 (0.10%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.069%) Control-M
10 2 (0.069%) HP SiteScope
10 2 (0.069%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 350 (12.09%) Microsoft
2 343 (11.84%) Oracle
3 90 (3.11%) Sophos
4 61 (2.11%) IBM
5 32 (1.10%) Sun
6 31 (1.07%) Red Hat
7 30 (1.04%) VMware
8 27 (0.93%) SAP
9 23 (0.79%) hybris
10 20 (0.69%) Hortonworks
11 19 (0.66%) Cisco
11 19 (0.66%) HP
12 17 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
12 17 (0.59%) Zend
13 16 (0.55%) Sitecore
14 13 (0.45%) Adobe
14 13 (0.45%) ATG
14 13 (0.45%) Demandware
14 13 (0.45%) Venda
15 12 (0.41%) Cloudera
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Excellent Salary DOE + Benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60,000 DOE + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + PKG
Posted: 19 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To £100,000 + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To £55k plus bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + fabulous benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £30,000 to £32,000 per annum Plus Bonus Plus Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Lots - including flexi hours!
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + an excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Ingenta UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gatwick, West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £32000 Per Annum benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum Shares + Benefits + More!
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Excellent salary plus benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £50k - 70k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, training
Posted: Yesterday