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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 28 28 34
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 1544 1593 1407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 7.35% 6.97% 6.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.88% 8.69% 8.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1336 1439 1207
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
17386 18330 17148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 82.76% 80.24% 76.30%
Number of salaries quoted 13936 14541 14068
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 £67,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015. 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 +6 377 £40,000 - 51
Surrey -5 340 £47,500 +5.55% 38
Berkshire +28 258 £45,000 - 35
West Sussex +21 151 £40,000 -11.11% 10
Buckinghamshire 0 143 £38,000 +1.33% 15
Oxfordshire -8 141 £40,000 -11.11% 35
East Sussex +16 112 £40,000 +1.26% 15
Kent -26 23 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Middlesex -20 7 £52,500 +31.25% 2
Isle of Wight -4 2 £37,000 +39.62%
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 1233 (39.56%) C#
2 1192 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
3 1111 (35.64%) Java
4 1081 (34.68%) Degree
5 1050 (33.69%) C++
6 1022 (32.79%) JavaScript
7 1004 (32.21%) SQL
8 985 (31.60%) .NET
9 809 (25.95%) HTML
10 802 (25.73%) Linux
11 756 (24.25%) Computer Science
12 669 (21.46%) Windows
13 625 (20.05%) OO
14 572 (18.35%) XML
15 546 (17.52%) SQL Server
16 542 (17.39%) ASP.NET
17 539 (17.29%) CSS
18 505 (16.20%) MVC
19 481 (15.43%) C
19 481 (15.43%) jQuery
20 425 (13.63%) Finance
21 409 (13.12%) TDD
22 386 (12.38%) Web Services
23 367 (11.77%) Python
24 354 (11.36%) Microsoft
25 341 (10.94%) Visual Studio
26 333 (10.68%) Oracle
26 333 (10.68%) UNIX
27 321 (10.30%) UML
28 315 (10.11%) PHP

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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
1 155 (4.97%) Apache
2 140 (4.49%) Tomcat
3 89 (2.86%) WebLogic
4 88 (2.82%) WebSphere
5 81 (2.60%) Node.js
6 49 (1.57%) JBoss
7 47 (1.51%) IIS
8 42 (1.35%) CMS
9 35 (1.12%) SharePoint
10 24 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
11 21 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
12 20 (0.64%) Apache Solr
12 20 (0.64%) Jetty
13 18 (0.58%) Oracle Service Bus
14 13 (0.42%) Confluence
15 12 (0.38%) nginx
15 12 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
16 11 (0.35%) Drupal
17 10 (0.32%) Umbraco
18 9 (0.29%) Mule
Applications
1 240 (7.70%) MS Excel
2 18 (0.58%) MS Office
3 15 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (0.45%) Photoshop
5 12 (0.38%) InfoPath
6 10 (0.32%) Mingle
7 8 (0.26%) FrameMaker
8 7 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 5 (0.16%) MS Project
10 4 (0.13%) MS Visio
11 3 (0.096%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (0.096%) Doxygen
12 2 (0.064%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.032%) Simulink
13 1 (0.032%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 15 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 15 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
2 12 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.13%) Magento
3 4 (0.13%) VisionPLUS
4 2 (0.064%) Visualfiles
4 2 (0.064%) MoSes
5 1 (0.032%) assyst
5 1 (0.032%) Tridion
5 1 (0.032%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 134 (4.30%) SaaS
2 67 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 60 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (0.51%) Google App Engine
5 16 (0.51%) GitHub
5 16 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (0.22%) Amazon S3
7 6 (0.19%) PaaS
7 6 (0.19%) IaaS
8 3 (0.096%) AWS OpsWorks
8 3 (0.096%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.064%) Taleo
9 2 (0.064%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 116 (3.72%) TCP/IP
2 73 (2.34%) Internet
3 66 (2.12%) HTTP
4 39 (1.25%) Ethernet
5 22 (0.71%) LDAP
6 20 (0.64%) Broadband
7 16 (0.51%) FTP
7 16 (0.51%) SMTP
7 16 (0.51%) VoIP
7 16 (0.51%) SSL
8 15 (0.48%) Network Security
9 14 (0.45%) ATM
10 13 (0.42%) SDH
10 13 (0.42%) DNS
10 13 (0.42%) MPLS
10 13 (0.42%) Firewall
11 12 (0.38%) LTE
12 11 (0.35%) Skype
13 9 (0.29%) Modbus
13 9 (0.29%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 546 (17.52%) SQL Server
2 314 (10.07%) MySQL
3 175 (5.61%) Relational Database
4 86 (2.76%) Oracle Database
5 81 (2.60%) NoSQL
6 79 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
7 77 (2.47%) MongoDB
8 61 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
9 54 (1.73%) RDBMS
10 51 (1.64%) Big Data
11 39 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 30 (0.96%) Hadoop
12 30 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
12 30 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
13 22 (0.71%) CouchDB
14 18 (0.58%) DB2
15 17 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 16 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
17 13 (0.42%) SQLite
17 13 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 341 (10.94%) Visual Studio
2 232 (7.44%) Git (software)
3 205 (6.58%) Subversion
4 139 (4.46%) JIRA
5 127 (4.07%) Eclipse
6 116 (3.72%) Jenkins
7 99 (3.18%) Team Foundation Server
8 95 (3.05%) Selenium
9 92 (2.95%) NUnit
10 67 (2.15%) JUnit
11 57 (1.83%) TeamCity
12 53 (1.70%) Maven
13 49 (1.57%) Oracle Forms
14 40 (1.28%) Ant
15 37 (1.19%) Rhino Mocks
16 32 (1.03%) WebDriver
16 32 (1.03%) JMeter
16 32 (1.03%) Grunt
17 28 (0.90%) Rational DOORS
18 25 (0.80%) Cucumber
General
1 425 (13.63%) Finance
2 245 (7.86%) Telecoms
3 125 (4.01%) Manufacturing
4 98 (3.14%) Aerospace
5 88 (2.82%) Electronics
6 79 (2.53%) Automotive
7 73 (2.34%) Marketing
8 67 (2.15%) Games
9 47 (1.51%) Banking
10 37 (1.19%) Retail
11 30 (0.96%) Advertising
12 19 (0.61%) Publishing
13 16 (0.51%) Military
13 16 (0.51%) Back Office
13 16 (0.51%) Investment Banking
14 12 (0.38%) Front Office
15 8 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.22%) Avionics
17 6 (0.19%) German Language
17 6 (0.19%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1473 (47.26%) Software Engineer
2 1441 (46.23%) Developer
3 449 (14.40%) Software Developer
4 402 (12.90%) Senior Software Engineer
5 292 (9.37%) C# Developer
6 286 (9.18%) Java Developer
7 217 (6.96%) .NET Developer
8 216 (6.93%) Graduate
9 207 (6.64%) Senior Developer
10 198 (6.35%) C++ Software Engineer
11 161 (5.17%) C# Software Engineer
12 146 (4.68%) C++ Developer
13 130 (4.17%) Java Software Engineer
13 130 (4.17%) Programmer
14 128 (4.11%) Junior
15 127 (4.07%) C# .NET Developer
16 120 (3.85%) Web Developer
17 106 (3.40%) Embedded Software Engineer
18 102 (3.27%) Analyst
18 102 (3.27%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 985 (31.60%) .NET
2 809 (25.95%) HTML
3 572 (18.35%) XML
4 542 (17.39%) ASP.NET
5 539 (17.29%) CSS
6 481 (15.43%) jQuery
7 386 (12.38%) Web Services
8 286 (9.18%) HTML5
9 275 (8.82%) Ajax
10 259 (8.31%) ASP.NET MVC
11 249 (7.99%) Spring
12 217 (6.96%) AngularJS
13 195 (6.26%) WPF
14 172 (5.52%) JSON
15 171 (5.49%) J2EE
16 143 (4.59%) WCF
17 140 (4.49%) .NET Framework
18 134 (4.30%) CSS3
19 123 (3.95%) Hibernate
20 119 (3.82%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 756 (24.25%) Computer Science
2 243 (7.80%) Mathematics
3 218 (6.99%) Analytical Skills
4 126 (4.04%) Algorithms
5 122 (3.91%) Enterprise Software
6 101 (3.24%) Physics
7 91 (2.92%) User Experience
8 90 (2.89%) Embedded Systems
9 83 (2.66%) Mobile App
10 79 (2.53%) Visualisation
11 64 (2.05%) Data Structures
12 62 (1.99%) Client/Server
13 56 (1.80%) Social Media
14 40 (1.28%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 35 (1.12%) GIS
16 34 (1.09%) Device Driver
17 27 (0.87%) Management Information System
18 24 (0.77%) Statistics
19 22 (0.71%) Mainframe
20 21 (0.67%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 802 (25.73%) Linux
2 669 (21.46%) Windows
3 333 (10.68%) UNIX
4 127 (4.07%) Android
5 93 (2.98%) Apple iOS
6 60 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 59 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 55 (1.76%) Windows 2000 Server
8 55 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 39 (1.25%) Solaris
10 24 (0.77%) VxWorks
11 23 (0.74%) Windows 7
12 21 (0.67%) Embedded Linux
13 15 (0.48%) Windows XP
14 10 (0.32%) Windows NT
14 10 (0.32%) Windows 2000
15 9 (0.29%) Mac OS X
15 9 (0.29%) Windows CE
16 8 (0.26%) CentOS
16 8 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1192 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
2 625 (20.05%) OO
3 505 (16.20%) MVC
4 409 (13.12%) TDD
5 321 (10.30%) UML
6 313 (10.04%) SDLC
7 271 (8.69%) Multithreading
8 242 (7.76%) Unit Testing
9 239 (7.67%) Scrum
10 237 (7.60%) Continuous Integration
11 229 (7.35%) Web Development
12 218 (6.99%) OOP
13 217 (6.96%) OOD
14 162 (5.20%) Project Management
15 156 (5.00%) Open Source
16 148 (4.75%) BDD
17 147 (4.72%) Software Architecture
18 119 (3.82%) Mentoring
19 109 (3.50%) Test Automation
20 104 (3.34%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1233 (39.56%) C#
2 1111 (35.64%) Java
3 1050 (33.69%) C++
4 1022 (32.79%) JavaScript
5 1004 (32.21%) SQL
6 481 (15.43%) C
7 367 (11.77%) Python
8 315 (10.11%) PHP
9 178 (5.71%) VB.NET
10 158 (5.07%) Ruby
11 133 (4.27%) T-SQL
12 121 (3.88%) PL/SQL
13 108 (3.46%) Embedded C++
14 102 (3.27%) Embedded C
15 89 (2.86%) Perl
16 82 (2.63%) COBOL
17 76 (2.44%) VB
18 46 (1.48%) Shell Script
19 41 (1.32%) Ada
20 32 (1.03%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1081 (34.68%) Degree
2 134 (4.30%) Security Cleared
3 73 (2.34%) SC Cleared
4 68 (2.18%) PhD
5 40 (1.28%) ISEB
6 32 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 31 (0.99%) ISTQB
8 21 (0.67%) DV Cleared
9 18 (0.58%) OCPJP
10 14 (0.45%) PMP
10 14 (0.45%) PMI Certification
10 14 (0.45%) Oracle Certification
11 13 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 10 (0.32%) Chartered Engineer
13 9 (0.29%) HND
13 9 (0.29%) MCTS
14 8 (0.26%) OCMJD
14 8 (0.26%) MCP
14 8 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 210 (6.74%) QA
2 38 (1.22%) ISO 9001
3 9 (0.29%) SLA
4 5 (0.16%) TickIT
4 5 (0.16%) DICOM
4 5 (0.16%) DO-178B
5 3 (0.096%) IEC 61508
6 2 (0.064%) JTAG
6 2 (0.064%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.064%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.032%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.032%) GAMP
7 1 (0.032%) GMP
7 1 (0.032%) HL7
System Software
1 77 (2.47%) Firmware
2 40 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
3 15 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.38%) IMail Server
5 9 (0.29%) Varnish
6 6 (0.19%) XenServer
6 6 (0.19%) VirtualBox
7 5 (0.16%) Xen
7 5 (0.16%) NFS
8 4 (0.13%) iptables
9 3 (0.096%) KVM
9 3 (0.096%) Snort
10 2 (0.064%) Active Directory
11 1 (0.032%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.032%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.032%) vCloud
11 1 (0.032%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 42 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
2 41 (1.32%) Puppet
3 24 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
4 17 (0.55%) Nagios
5 13 (0.42%) logstash
6 12 (0.38%) StatsD
7 6 (0.19%) Salt
7 6 (0.19%) Graphite
7 6 (0.19%) collectd
8 5 (0.16%) Vagrant
8 5 (0.16%) ZABBIX
8 5 (0.16%) Cacti
8 5 (0.16%) Ganglia
9 4 (0.13%) Ansible
10 3 (0.096%) Opsview
10 3 (0.096%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 3 (0.096%) OpenAM
11 2 (0.064%) Control-M
11 2 (0.064%) CA Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.064%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 354 (11.36%) Microsoft
2 333 (10.68%) Oracle
3 75 (2.41%) Red Hat
4 40 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
4 40 (1.28%) Google
5 29 (0.93%) SAP
6 28 (0.90%) Zend
6 28 (0.90%) Pega
7 25 (0.80%) Sitecore
8 23 (0.74%) IBM
9 22 (0.71%) QNX
10 20 (0.64%) Sun
10 20 (0.64%) AppDynamics
11 19 (0.61%) VMware
12 18 (0.58%) TOWER Software
13 17 (0.55%) Perforce
13 17 (0.55%) Telerik
14 16 (0.51%) Endeca
15 15 (0.48%) Progress
16 14 (0.45%) BEA
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