The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 29 34 29
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 1533 1330 1503
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 6.81% 6.07% 6.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.77% 8.13% 8.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1376 1136 1288
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17483 16358 17452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 77.71% 74.64% 75.59%
Number of salaries quoted 13669 13271 14808
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 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Engineering
England

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 1 August 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 1 August 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
Surrey +19 407 £47,000 +4.44% 20
Hampshire +2 335 £39,000 +11.42% 41
Oxfordshire +7 199 £45,000 +12.50% 20
Berkshire -17 187 £45,000 +12.50% 30
Buckinghamshire +4 119 £35,000 -0.70% 8
East Sussex -2 92 £40,000 - 2
West Sussex -16 80 £42,500 -5.55% 5
Kent +6 57 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Isle of Wight +4 40 £26,500 -24.28% 1
Middlesex -2 37 £42,500 -15.00% 6
Sussex +1 3 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 1476 (45.28%) C#
2 1285 (39.42%) .NET
3 1215 (37.27%) Degree
4 1145 (35.12%) C++
5 1034 (31.72%) Java
6 1024 (31.41%) JavaScript
7 1021 (31.32%) SQL
8 952 (29.20%) HTML
9 862 (26.44%) SQL Server
10 844 (25.89%) Computer Science
11 774 (23.74%) OO
12 755 (23.16%) Linux
13 710 (21.78%) CSS
14 678 (20.80%) ASP.NET
15 656 (20.12%) Windows
16 611 (18.74%) Agile Software Development
17 606 (18.59%) C
18 604 (18.53%) Microsoft
19 509 (15.61%) MVC
20 476 (14.60%) XML
21 474 (14.54%) Finance
22 467 (14.33%) TDD
23 451 (13.83%) jQuery
24 427 (13.10%) Web Services
25 398 (12.21%) Oracle
26 384 (11.78%) Mathematics
27 374 (11.47%) Scrum
28 346 (10.61%) MS Excel
29 281 (8.62%) WPF
30 276 (8.47%) Visual Studio

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 99 (3.04%) Apache
2 76 (2.33%) WebSphere
3 70 (2.15%) Node.js
4 61 (1.87%) IIS
5 60 (1.84%) Tomcat
6 48 (1.47%) CMS
7 37 (1.13%) WebLogic
8 28 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
8 28 (0.86%) SharePoint
9 26 (0.80%) Drupal
10 17 (0.52%) Apache Solr
11 16 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
12 13 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
13 10 (0.31%) Resin
14 8 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
15 7 (0.21%) SAS
16 6 (0.18%) WebSphere Process Server
16 6 (0.18%) Oracle Service Bus
17 5 (0.15%) Umbraco
17 5 (0.15%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 346 (10.61%) MS Excel
2 39 (1.20%) MS Office
3 23 (0.71%) Simulink
4 14 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.28%) Adobe After Effects
6 6 (0.18%) AutoCAD
7 5 (0.15%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.061%) MS Project
10 1 (0.031%) Zemax
10 1 (0.031%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.12%) Magento
3 4 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.092%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.092%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.092%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.031%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.031%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 99 (3.04%) SaaS
2 49 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (0.71%) GitHub
5 16 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (0.40%) Amazon S3
7 9 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.18%) Force.com
9 4 (0.12%) IaaS
10 3 (0.092%) PaaS
10 3 (0.092%) Heroku
10 3 (0.092%) Office 365
11 1 (0.031%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 147 (4.51%) TCP/IP
2 90 (2.76%) HTTP
3 75 (2.30%) Internet
4 56 (1.72%) GSM
5 33 (1.01%) SSL
6 32 (0.98%) Ethernet
6 32 (0.98%) UMTS
7 30 (0.92%) Wireless
8 27 (0.83%) LTE
9 25 (0.77%) FTP
10 24 (0.74%) DNS
11 23 (0.71%) GPRS
12 18 (0.55%) RTP
13 17 (0.52%) VoIP
14 16 (0.49%) PBX
14 16 (0.49%) Bluetooth
14 16 (0.49%) RANAP
14 16 (0.49%) Asterisk PBX
15 15 (0.46%) RFID
16 14 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 862 (26.44%) SQL Server
2 220 (6.75%) MySQL
3 194 (5.95%) Relational Database
4 144 (4.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 135 (4.14%) Big Data
6 96 (2.94%) NoSQL
7 78 (2.39%) SQL Server 2012
8 76 (2.33%) RDBMS
9 73 (2.24%) Hadoop
10 62 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
11 52 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
12 51 (1.56%) Oracle Database
13 38 (1.17%) MongoDB
14 36 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 28 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 22 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 20 (0.61%) Apache Accumulo
18 18 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
19 17 (0.52%) HBase
20 15 (0.46%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 276 (8.47%) Visual Studio
2 189 (5.80%) Subversion
3 101 (3.10%) Git (software)
4 83 (2.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 72 (2.21%) Eclipse
6 58 (1.78%) Selenium
7 55 (1.69%) JUnit
8 48 (1.47%) JIRA
9 45 (1.38%) NUnit
10 41 (1.26%) Maven
10 41 (1.26%) Jenkins
11 40 (1.23%) Rational DOORS
12 37 (1.13%) Rational Rhapsody
13 35 (1.07%) Rhino Mocks
13 35 (1.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 29 (0.89%) Ant
15 28 (0.86%) GDB
16 26 (0.80%) ClearCase
17 24 (0.74%) TeamCity
18 20 (0.61%) Xcode
General
1 474 (14.54%) Finance
2 176 (5.40%) Electronics
3 123 (3.77%) Telecoms
4 118 (3.62%) Military
5 106 (3.25%) Marketing
6 83 (2.55%) Banking
7 76 (2.33%) Retail
8 57 (1.75%) Aerospace
9 55 (1.69%) Games
10 54 (1.66%) Investment Banking
11 34 (1.04%) Front Office
12 30 (0.92%) Manufacturing
13 24 (0.74%) Publishing
14 21 (0.64%) French Language
15 18 (0.55%) Advertising
16 14 (0.43%) Legal
16 14 (0.43%) Automotive
16 14 (0.43%) Avionics
17 13 (0.40%) German Language
17 13 (0.40%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1657 (50.83%) Developer
2 1456 (44.66%) Software Engineer
3 582 (17.85%) Software Developer
4 505 (15.49%) C# Developer
5 358 (10.98%) Java Developer
6 327 (10.03%) .NET Developer
7 280 (8.59%) Senior Software Engineer
8 277 (8.50%) Senior Developer
9 251 (7.70%) C++ Software Engineer
10 247 (7.58%) C# Software Engineer
11 231 (7.09%) C# .NET Developer
12 217 (6.66%) Analyst
13 212 (6.50%) Programmer
14 208 (6.38%) Graduate
15 185 (5.67%) C# Software Developer
16 155 (4.75%) Junior
17 153 (4.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
18 143 (4.39%) .NET Software Engineer
19 140 (4.29%) Web Developer
20 135 (4.14%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1285 (39.42%) .NET
2 952 (29.20%) HTML
3 710 (21.78%) CSS
4 678 (20.80%) ASP.NET
5 476 (14.60%) XML
6 451 (13.83%) jQuery
7 427 (13.10%) Web Services
8 281 (8.62%) WPF
9 273 (8.37%) .NET Framework
10 255 (7.82%) HTML5
11 252 (7.73%) ASP.NET MVC
12 247 (7.58%) WCF
13 244 (7.48%) Spring
13 244 (7.48%) Ajax
14 204 (6.26%) J2EE
15 159 (4.88%) SOAP
16 157 (4.82%) WinForms
17 148 (4.54%) REST
18 146 (4.48%) CSS3
19 128 (3.93%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 844 (25.89%) Computer Science
2 384 (11.78%) Mathematics
3 159 (4.88%) Physics
4 151 (4.63%) Open Source
5 142 (4.36%) Enterprise Software
6 96 (2.94%) Mobile App
7 73 (2.24%) Embedded Systems
8 66 (2.02%) Management Information System
9 54 (1.66%) Client/Server
10 44 (1.35%) Firmware
11 41 (1.26%) Statistics
12 39 (1.20%) Social Media
13 32 (0.98%) N-Tier
14 29 (0.89%) Life Science
15 28 (0.86%) Device Driver
15 28 (0.86%) 3D Graphics
15 28 (0.86%) Clustering
16 27 (0.83%) Kindle
17 25 (0.77%) Visualisation
18 24 (0.74%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 755 (23.16%) Linux
2 656 (20.12%) Windows
3 218 (6.69%) UNIX
4 163 (5.00%) Android
5 135 (4.14%) Apple iOS
6 95 (2.91%) Embedded Linux
7 49 (1.50%) Solaris
8 39 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 36 (1.10%) AIX
10 29 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 27 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
12 25 (0.77%) Windows 8
13 24 (0.74%) Mac OS X
14 19 (0.58%) VxWorks
15 15 (0.46%) Debian
16 14 (0.43%) CentOS
17 13 (0.40%) MVS
18 11 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
18 11 (0.34%) Windows CE
18 11 (0.34%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 774 (23.74%) OO
2 611 (18.74%) Agile Software Development
3 509 (15.61%) MVC
4 467 (14.33%) TDD
5 374 (11.47%) Scrum
6 238 (7.30%) Web Development
7 234 (7.18%) OOD
8 226 (6.93%) Multithreading
9 217 (6.66%) Unit Testing
10 211 (6.47%) UML
11 193 (5.92%) OOP
12 180 (5.52%) Continuous Integration
13 136 (4.17%) BDD
14 129 (3.96%) Project Management
15 102 (3.13%) Configuration Management
16 94 (2.88%) E-Commerce
17 90 (2.76%) SOA
17 90 (2.76%) Software Architecture
18 88 (2.70%) iOS Development
19 78 (2.39%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 1476 (45.28%) C#
2 1145 (35.12%) C++
3 1034 (31.72%) Java
4 1024 (31.41%) JavaScript
5 1021 (31.32%) SQL
6 606 (18.59%) C
7 212 (6.50%) Python
8 184 (5.64%) PHP
9 155 (4.75%) VB.NET
10 98 (3.01%) Embedded C++
11 95 (2.91%) Perl
12 94 (2.88%) Embedded C
13 91 (2.79%) T-SQL
14 81 (2.48%) Ruby
15 62 (1.90%) MATLAB
16 61 (1.87%) VB
17 60 (1.84%) Objective-C
18 58 (1.78%) PL/SQL
19 49 (1.50%) Shell Script
20 37 (1.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1215 (37.27%) Degree
2 259 (7.94%) Security Cleared
3 96 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 73 (2.24%) PhD
5 60 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
6 40 (1.23%) MCP
7 34 (1.04%) ISEB
8 25 (0.77%) MCSE
9 18 (0.55%) Sun Certification
10 17 (0.52%) DV Cleared
11 15 (0.46%) OCPJP
11 15 (0.46%) ISTQB
12 14 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 13 (0.40%) MCTS
14 12 (0.37%) Postgraduate
14 12 (0.37%) OCMJD
15 8 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (0.25%) MCPD
16 4 (0.12%) MCSA
16 4 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 168 (5.15%) QA
2 74 (2.27%) ISO 9001
3 25 (0.77%) SLA
4 16 (0.49%) HL7
4 16 (0.49%) JTAG
5 9 (0.28%) DICOM
6 4 (0.12%) Solvency II
6 4 (0.12%) ISO 9000
6 4 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.092%) DO-178B
7 3 (0.092%) TickIT
7 3 (0.092%) GAMP
8 2 (0.061%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.061%) IEC 61508
9 1 (0.031%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 23 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (0.37%) vCloud
3 7 (0.21%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.18%) IMail Server
5 4 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.12%) KVM
5 4 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (0.12%) UAG
5 4 (0.12%) vSphere
6 3 (0.092%) Xen
6 3 (0.092%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.061%) NFS
7 2 (0.061%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.061%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.061%) Varnish
8 1 (0.031%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.031%) zsh
Systems Management
1 45 (1.38%) Puppet
2 32 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
3 22 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (0.37%) Nagios
5 10 (0.31%) Munin
6 4 (0.12%) SCCM
7 3 (0.092%) Ambari
8 2 (0.061%) collectd
8 2 (0.061%) StatsD
8 2 (0.061%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.061%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.061%) logstash
8 2 (0.061%) Salt
9 1 (0.031%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.031%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 604 (18.53%) Microsoft
2 398 (12.21%) Oracle
3 43 (1.32%) JBoss
4 41 (1.26%) VMware
5 37 (1.13%) IBM
6 31 (0.95%) Red Hat
7 28 (0.86%) Xamarin
8 26 (0.80%) Cisco
9 24 (0.74%) HP
10 23 (0.71%) Sybase
11 21 (0.64%) Sun
12 17 (0.52%) Zend
12 17 (0.52%) EMC
12 17 (0.52%) Adobe
13 16 (0.49%) Sitecore
14 15 (0.46%) VeriFone
14 15 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
15 14 (0.43%) Google
16 13 (0.40%) QNX
17 12 (0.37%) SAP
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum Pension + BUPA + Life Ins + Lunch +
Posted: 13 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £45k - 53k per year + Pension, Medical, Gym
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Talent International
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000 per annum + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Wiggle
Salary: Attractive Basic + Benefits + Staff Discounts
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Wiggle
Salary: Attractive Basic + Benefits + Staff Discounts
Posted: 17 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Computer People
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Wiggle
Salary: Attractive Basic + Benefits + Staff Discounts
Posted: 17 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bicester, Oxfordshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + yes
Posted: Yesterday
Shoreham-By-Sea, West Sussex
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Relocation
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £25000 per annum + pen,life,health, training!
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £45000 per annum + pen,life,health
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £56000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday