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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
England / South East
Rank 24 30 32
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 1076 1475 1502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 7.32% 7.64% 7.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.52% 8.77% 8.56%
Number of salaries quoted 912 1346 1344
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,200 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.50%

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
12630 16823 17543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.88% 87.13% 85.55%
Number of salaries quoted 10285 14296 14207
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
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 22 February 2017.

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 22 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 0 269 £45,000 - 49
Berkshire +27 220 £47,500 -5.00% 30
Surrey -5 148 £50,000 +5.26% 16
Oxfordshire -7 119 £47,500 +5.55% 30
Buckinghamshire +10 105 £42,133 -3.14% 14
West Sussex -3 101 £47,500 +11.76% 15
East Sussex -3 80 £47,500 +15.85% 9
Kent -11 24 £53,750 +43.33% 3
Middlesex +1 6 £37,500 -16.66%
Thames Valley - 2 £60,000 -
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 1074 (45.03%) Agile Software Development
2 888 (37.23%) C++
3 801 (33.58%) C#
4 767 (32.16%) JavaScript
5 754 (31.61%) Java
5 754 (31.61%) Degree
6 701 (29.39%) Linux
7 647 (27.13%) HTML
8 633 (26.54%) SQL
9 571 (23.94%) .NET
10 555 (23.27%) Computer Science
11 531 (22.26%) CSS
12 480 (20.13%) Scrum
13 454 (19.04%) Windows
14 440 (18.45%) TDD
15 429 (17.99%) Python
16 427 (17.90%) C
17 383 (16.06%) SQL Server
18 382 (16.02%) MVC
19 336 (14.09%) AngularJS
20 334 (14.00%) OO
21 321 (13.46%) Web Services
22 315 (13.21%) ASP.NET
23 292 (12.24%) Microsoft
24 273 (11.45%) MySQL
24 273 (11.45%) Multithreading
25 258 (10.82%) Git (software)
26 252 (10.57%) Web Development
27 238 (9.98%) jQuery
28 236 (9.90%) Oracle

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 71 (2.98%) Apache
2 46 (1.93%) JBoss
2 46 (1.93%) Tomcat
3 43 (1.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 35 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
5 34 (1.43%) SharePoint
6 32 (1.34%) OpenStack
7 30 (1.26%) CMS
8 29 (1.22%) IIS
9 23 (0.96%) Apache Spark
9 23 (0.96%) Confluence
10 20 (0.84%) WebLogic
11 18 (0.75%) nginx
12 10 (0.42%) Oracle Service Bus
13 9 (0.38%) Apache Pig
13 9 (0.38%) Cloud Foundry
13 9 (0.38%) Drupal
13 9 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
14 8 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 8 (0.34%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 103 (4.32%) MS Excel
2 19 (0.80%) MS Office
3 16 (0.67%) GNU Octave
4 12 (0.50%) Photoshop
4 12 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (0.29%) MS Project
6 4 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.084%) Doxygen
7 2 (0.084%) Simulink
8 1 (0.042%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.042%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.042%) FrameMaker
8 1 (0.042%) Mathcad
8 1 (0.042%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.042%) Snagit
8 1 (0.042%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 13 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (0.25%) LabWindows
4 5 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.13%) Infor M3
6 2 (0.084%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.084%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.042%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.042%) Fredhopper
7 1 (0.042%) Magento
7 1 (0.042%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.042%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.042%) Primavera
7 1 (0.042%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.042%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.042%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 136 (5.70%) Amazon AWS
2 114 (4.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 90 (3.77%) SaaS
4 42 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
4 42 (1.76%) GitHub
5 17 (0.71%) Office 365
6 13 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
6 13 (0.55%) PaaS
7 8 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.13%) Google App Engine
8 3 (0.13%) Heroku
8 3 (0.13%) IaaS
9 2 (0.084%) Asana
10 1 (0.042%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 80 (3.35%) HTTP
2 66 (2.77%) TCP/IP
3 38 (1.59%) Internet
4 24 (1.01%) LDAP
5 23 (0.96%) FTP
6 22 (0.92%) ATM
6 22 (0.92%) DNS
6 22 (0.92%) SMTP
7 21 (0.88%) Kerberos
8 19 (0.80%) Firewall
9 16 (0.67%) GSM
9 16 (0.67%) Wireless
10 15 (0.63%) VoIP
10 15 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
11 14 (0.59%) LTE
12 13 (0.55%) SSL
12 13 (0.55%) Unified Communications
13 12 (0.50%) Wireshark
14 11 (0.46%) IP Telephony
14 11 (0.46%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 383 (16.06%) SQL Server
2 273 (11.45%) MySQL
3 187 (7.84%) NoSQL
4 147 (6.16%) Relational Database
5 136 (5.70%) MongoDB
6 101 (4.23%) Big Data
7 71 (2.98%) PostgreSQL
8 60 (2.52%) Oracle Database
9 59 (2.47%) Hadoop
10 43 (1.80%) Apache Cassandra
11 36 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
12 31 (1.30%) RDBMS
13 30 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
14 23 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 21 (0.88%) Oracle BI EE
16 17 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
16 17 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 15 (0.63%) MariaDB
18 13 (0.55%) Apache Hive
18 13 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 258 (10.82%) Git (software)
2 180 (7.55%) Visual Studio
3 154 (6.46%) Subversion
4 101 (4.23%) Selenium
5 91 (3.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 81 (3.40%) Jenkins
7 80 (3.35%) JIRA
8 71 (2.98%) Maven
9 53 (2.22%) Eclipse
9 53 (2.22%) JUnit
10 49 (2.05%) Ant
11 44 (1.84%) TeamCity
12 43 (1.80%) Trac
13 41 (1.72%) Bugzilla
14 36 (1.51%) JMeter
15 30 (1.26%) WebDriver
16 29 (1.22%) Cucumber
17 28 (1.17%) Octopus Deploy
18 27 (1.13%) Talend Open Studio
19 24 (1.01%) SpecFlow
General
1 221 (9.27%) Finance
2 130 (5.45%) Telecoms
3 116 (4.86%) Electronics
4 52 (2.18%) Manufacturing
5 39 (1.64%) Advertising
5 39 (1.64%) Marketing
6 37 (1.55%) Aerospace
7 35 (1.47%) Automotive
7 35 (1.47%) Military
8 29 (1.22%) Games
9 24 (1.01%) Banking
10 18 (0.75%) Retail
11 11 (0.46%) Publishing
12 10 (0.42%) Back Office
13 8 (0.34%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.25%) Arabic Language
14 6 (0.25%) Legal
15 5 (0.21%) Multimedia
16 4 (0.17%) Billing
16 4 (0.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 983 (41.22%) Software Engineer
2 930 (38.99%) Developer
3 264 (11.07%) C++ Software Engineer
4 261 (10.94%) Software Developer
5 249 (10.44%) C# Developer
6 246 (10.31%) Senior Software Engineer
7 220 (9.22%) .NET Developer
8 218 (9.14%) Java Developer
9 198 (8.30%) Senior Developer
10 175 (7.34%) C# .NET Developer
11 162 (6.79%) Graduate
12 158 (6.62%) Java Engineer
13 144 (6.04%) Java Software Engineer
14 142 (5.95%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 129 (5.41%) Embedded Engineer
16 122 (5.12%) C# Software Engineer
17 121 (5.07%) Junior
18 104 (4.36%) Embedded Software Engineer
19 95 (3.98%) C# Software Developer
20 90 (3.77%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 647 (27.13%) HTML
2 571 (23.94%) .NET
3 531 (22.26%) CSS
4 336 (14.09%) AngularJS
5 321 (13.46%) Web Services
6 315 (13.21%) ASP.NET
7 238 (9.98%) jQuery
8 225 (9.43%) XML
9 193 (8.09%) HTML5
10 177 (7.42%) REST
11 156 (6.54%) .NET Framework
11 156 (6.54%) Spring
12 142 (5.95%) Node.js
13 141 (5.91%) SOAP
14 139 (5.83%) ASP.NET MVC
15 129 (5.41%) RESTful
16 125 (5.24%) WCF
17 122 (5.12%) ASP.NET Web API
18 119 (4.99%) JSON
19 101 (4.23%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 555 (23.27%) Computer Science
2 130 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 116 (4.86%) Algorithms
4 108 (4.53%) Embedded Systems
5 103 (4.32%) User Experience
6 67 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
7 59 (2.47%) Data Centre
8 43 (1.80%) Contactless
9 36 (1.51%) Data Structures
10 35 (1.47%) Management Information System
11 33 (1.38%) Mobile App
12 22 (0.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 21 (0.88%) Virtual Team
14 20 (0.84%) Client/Server
14 20 (0.84%) Replication
15 19 (0.80%) iPad
16 15 (0.63%) BBC
17 14 (0.59%) Fintech
18 12 (0.50%) Blog
19 11 (0.46%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 701 (29.39%) Linux
2 454 (19.04%) Windows
3 181 (7.59%) Unix
4 53 (2.22%) Android
5 42 (1.76%) Apple iOS
6 32 (1.34%) Embedded Linux
7 31 (1.30%) Windows Server
8 20 (0.84%) CentOS
8 20 (0.84%) Ubuntu
9 19 (0.80%) Solaris
10 14 (0.59%) Mac OS X
11 13 (0.55%) Mac OS
12 8 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (0.25%) VMS
14 5 (0.21%) Windows 10
14 5 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (0.17%) NetWare
16 3 (0.13%) Debian
16 3 (0.13%) VxWorks
16 3 (0.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1074 (45.03%) Agile Software Development
2 480 (20.13%) Scrum
3 440 (18.45%) TDD
4 382 (16.02%) MVC
5 334 (14.00%) OO
6 273 (11.45%) Multithreading
7 252 (10.57%) Web Development
8 222 (9.31%) Unit Testing
9 215 (9.01%) Continuous Integration
10 203 (8.51%) OOP
11 192 (8.05%) SDLC
12 180 (7.55%) Mathematics
13 173 (7.25%) Mentoring
14 156 (6.54%) SOA
15 126 (5.28%) Open Source
16 113 (4.74%) Project Management
17 109 (4.57%) BDD
18 105 (4.40%) Automated Testing
19 101 (4.23%) Front End Development
20 95 (3.98%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 888 (37.23%) C++
2 801 (33.58%) C#
3 767 (32.16%) JavaScript
4 754 (31.61%) Java
5 633 (26.54%) SQL
6 429 (17.99%) Python
7 427 (17.90%) C
8 158 (6.62%) PHP
9 129 (5.41%) Ruby
10 76 (3.19%) Embedded C
11 72 (3.02%) PL/SQL
12 71 (2.98%) Perl
13 60 (2.52%) T-SQL
13 60 (2.52%) TypeScript
14 56 (2.35%) Embedded C++
14 56 (2.35%) VB.NET
15 52 (2.18%) Bash Shell
16 51 (2.14%) MATLAB
17 49 (2.05%) Scala
18 44 (1.84%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 754 (31.61%) Degree
2 146 (6.12%) Security Cleared
3 83 (3.48%) SC Cleared
4 70 (2.94%) PhD
5 48 (2.01%) ISTQB
6 37 (1.55%) PMP
7 29 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 26 (1.09%) ISEB
8 26 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (0.50%) DV Cleared
10 9 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 7 (0.29%) Sun Certification
12 6 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
12 6 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (0.25%) HND
13 5 (0.21%) CCNA
13 5 (0.21%) MCSE
13 5 (0.21%) PMI Certification
14 4 (0.17%) CISSP
14 4 (0.17%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (6.25%) QA
2 25 (1.05%) ISO 9001
3 9 (0.38%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.34%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.25%) PA-DSS
6 5 (0.21%) ISO 9000
7 4 (0.17%) MISRA
7 4 (0.17%) SLA
8 2 (0.084%) ISO13485
8 2 (0.084%) ISO26262
8 2 (0.084%) SDET
9 1 (0.042%) DICOM
9 1 (0.042%) DO-178B
9 1 (0.042%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.042%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.042%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 50 (2.10%) Firmware
2 46 (1.93%) Docker
3 38 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (0.75%) NFS
5 15 (0.63%) vSphere
6 12 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
7 11 (0.46%) Active Directory
7 11 (0.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 11 (0.46%) HDFS
7 11 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.13%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.13%) Kamailio
9 2 (0.084%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.084%) iptables
9 2 (0.084%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.042%) LXC
10 1 (0.042%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 24 (1.01%) Puppet
2 19 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
4 14 (0.59%) Kubernetes
5 10 (0.42%) Ansible
5 10 (0.42%) HP SiteScope
5 10 (0.42%) Perfmon
6 7 (0.29%) Nagios
7 6 (0.25%) Oozie
8 4 (0.17%) BMC PATROL
8 4 (0.17%) OpenView
8 4 (0.17%) OPNET
8 4 (0.17%) Packer
8 4 (0.17%) SCVMM
8 4 (0.17%) Terraform
8 4 (0.17%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.17%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 3 (0.13%) FreeIPA
9 3 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
9 3 (0.13%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 292 (12.24%) Microsoft
2 236 (9.90%) Oracle
3 61 (2.56%) VMware
4 54 (2.26%) Sophos
5 28 (1.17%) Zend
6 27 (1.13%) Talend
7 25 (1.05%) SAP
8 22 (0.92%) Cisco
8 22 (0.92%) IBM
8 22 (0.92%) Red Hat
9 21 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
10 20 (0.84%) HP
11 19 (0.80%) Atlassian
12 16 (0.67%) EMC
13 15 (0.63%) Google
14 12 (0.50%) Adobe
14 12 (0.50%) SOASTA, Inc
15 11 (0.46%) Riverbed
16 10 (0.42%) Jaspersoft
17 9 (0.38%) Sitecore
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