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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 30 32 27
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 1449 1517 1631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 7.64% 7.39% 7.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.94% 8.78% 9.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1323 1353 1419
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
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
16210 17276 17149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.47% 84.14% 83.09%
Number of salaries quoted 13741 13974 13446
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 13 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the South East region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(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 +6 350 £44,750 +11.87% 46
Surrey -5 279 £47,500 +5.55% 35
Berkshire -6 210 £50,000 - 32
Oxfordshire +1 185 £45,000 - 27
West Sussex 0 181 £42,500 +6.25% 16
Buckinghamshire +11 104 £43,500 +14.47% 18
East Sussex +10 96 £40,000 - 16
Kent +11 59 £37,500 +7.14% 11
Middlesex +9 5 £40,000 -23.80% 4
Isle of Wight 0 3 £37,500 +1.35% 2
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1217 (40.47%) Agile Software Development
2 1184 (39.37%) Degree
3 1096 (36.45%) JavaScript
4 1078 (35.85%) C#
5 1060 (35.25%) C++
6 875 (29.10%) Computer Science
7 871 (28.97%) HTML
8 869 (28.90%) Java
9 837 (27.84%) SQL
10 793 (26.37%) Linux
11 782 (26.01%) .NET
12 760 (25.27%) CSS
13 620 (20.62%) OO
14 606 (20.15%) Windows
15 592 (19.69%) SQL Server
16 512 (17.03%) TDD
17 505 (16.79%) MVC
18 503 (16.73%) C
19 452 (15.03%) Python
20 425 (14.13%) jQuery
21 422 (14.03%) Web Services
22 421 (14.00%) XML
22 421 (14.00%) Microsoft
23 406 (13.50%) ASP.NET
24 391 (13.00%) Finance
25 346 (11.51%) Scrum
26 345 (11.47%) MySQL
27 332 (11.04%) Multithreading
28 327 (10.87%) SDLC
29 313 (10.41%) Git (software)

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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
1 145 (4.82%) Apache
2 115 (3.82%) Node.js
3 82 (2.73%) IIS
4 52 (1.73%) CMS
5 49 (1.63%) WebSphere
6 45 (1.50%) Tomcat
7 44 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
8 33 (1.10%) WebLogic
9 28 (0.93%) nginx
10 27 (0.90%) JBoss
11 17 (0.57%) SharePoint
12 16 (0.53%) Confluence
13 12 (0.40%) Drupal
13 12 (0.40%) ExpressionEngine
13 12 (0.40%) WordPress
14 11 (0.37%) Apache Solr
15 10 (0.33%) Jetty
16 9 (0.30%) CICS
16 9 (0.30%) Oracle Service Bus
17 8 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 191 (6.35%) MS Excel
2 30 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 28 (0.93%) Photoshop
4 21 (0.70%) Simulink
5 10 (0.33%) MS Office
6 8 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.13%) FrameMaker
8 3 (0.100%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.067%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.067%) MS Project
9 2 (0.067%) Stateflow
10 1 (0.033%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 30 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
2 21 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 13 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
4 8 (0.27%) Magento
4 8 (0.27%) VisionPLUS
5 4 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.100%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.067%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.067%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.033%) BASE24
8 1 (0.033%) Global One
8 1 (0.033%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 93 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
2 85 (2.83%) SaaS
3 50 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
4 48 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
5 24 (0.80%) GitHub
6 15 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (0.23%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
8 4 (0.13%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (0.13%) CloudFront
8 4 (0.13%) PaaS
8 4 (0.13%) Route 53
9 2 (0.067%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.067%) Heroku
9 2 (0.067%) Taleo
10 1 (0.033%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 115 (3.82%) TCP/IP
2 47 (1.56%) HTTP
3 43 (1.43%) Internet
4 38 (1.26%) Network Security
5 35 (1.16%) SSL
6 26 (0.86%) Firewall
7 22 (0.73%) 3G
8 20 (0.67%) DNS
8 20 (0.67%) Ethernet
8 20 (0.67%) VoIP
9 19 (0.63%) FTP
10 16 (0.53%) RS-232
11 13 (0.43%) LDAP
11 13 (0.43%) RS-485
12 12 (0.40%) LTE
12 12 (0.40%) VPN
13 11 (0.37%) Kerberos
13 11 (0.37%) Modbus
14 10 (0.33%) RFID
15 8 (0.27%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 592 (19.69%) SQL Server
2 345 (11.47%) MySQL
3 143 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 121 (4.02%) NoSQL
5 109 (3.62%) Big Data
6 80 (2.66%) Oracle Database
7 69 (2.29%) MongoDB
8 63 (2.10%) RDBMS
9 60 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 53 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
11 45 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
12 34 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 28 (0.93%) GIS
14 27 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
15 26 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 26 (0.86%) SQLite
16 25 (0.83%) Redis
16 25 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
17 23 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 21 (0.70%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 313 (10.41%) Git (software)
2 253 (8.41%) Visual Studio
3 233 (7.75%) Subversion
4 116 (3.86%) Jenkins
4 116 (3.86%) JIRA
5 113 (3.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 93 (3.09%) JUnit
7 86 (2.86%) NUnit
8 78 (2.59%) Selenium
9 74 (2.46%) Maven
10 62 (2.06%) Eclipse
11 46 (1.53%) Grunt
12 42 (1.40%) Protractor
13 38 (1.26%) Rhino Mocks
14 36 (1.20%) GCC
14 36 (1.20%) Mockito
15 34 (1.13%) WebDriver
16 33 (1.10%) gulp
17 31 (1.03%) Ant
18 30 (1.00%) Cucumber
General
1 391 (13.00%) Finance
2 151 (5.02%) Telecoms
3 148 (4.92%) Electronics
4 122 (4.06%) Manufacturing
5 77 (2.56%) Aerospace
5 77 (2.56%) Games
6 66 (2.19%) Automotive
7 65 (2.16%) Marketing
8 63 (2.10%) Retail
9 32 (1.06%) Military
10 31 (1.03%) Advertising
11 29 (0.96%) Avionics
12 27 (0.90%) Banking
13 26 (0.86%) Financial Institution
13 26 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
14 21 (0.70%) Publishing
15 9 (0.30%) Back Office
16 7 (0.23%) Russian Language
17 5 (0.17%) French Language
17 5 (0.17%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1451 (48.25%) Developer
2 1261 (41.94%) Software Engineer
3 442 (14.70%) Software Developer
4 398 (13.24%) C# Developer
5 361 (12.01%) C++ Software Engineer
6 319 (10.61%) Java Developer
7 305 (10.14%) Senior Software Engineer
8 280 (9.31%) .NET Developer
9 260 (8.65%) Senior Developer
10 258 (8.58%) C++ Developer
11 252 (8.38%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 223 (7.42%) C# Software Engineer
13 201 (6.68%) C# .NET Developer
14 195 (6.48%) C# Software Developer
15 186 (6.19%) Java Engineer
16 172 (5.72%) Graduate
16 172 (5.72%) Java Software Engineer
17 156 (5.19%) SQL Developer
18 149 (4.96%) C++ Software Developer
19 141 (4.69%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 871 (28.97%) HTML
2 782 (26.01%) .NET
3 760 (25.27%) CSS
4 425 (14.13%) jQuery
5 422 (14.03%) Web Services
6 421 (14.00%) XML
7 406 (13.50%) ASP.NET
8 287 (9.54%) HTML5
9 242 (8.05%) AngularJS
10 236 (7.85%) Ajax
11 185 (6.15%) Spring
12 182 (6.05%) REST
13 177 (5.89%) WPF
14 174 (5.79%) ASP.NET MVC
15 170 (5.65%) CSS3
16 163 (5.42%) JSON
17 155 (5.15%) WCF
18 152 (5.05%) RESTful
19 151 (5.02%) STL
20 147 (4.89%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 875 (29.10%) Computer Science
2 250 (8.31%) Mathematics
3 201 (6.68%) Analytical Skills
4 127 (4.22%) Embedded Systems
5 126 (4.19%) User Experience
6 110 (3.66%) Algorithms
7 98 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
8 81 (2.69%) Physics
9 72 (2.39%) Visualisation
10 70 (2.33%) Data Structures
11 65 (2.16%) Mobile App
12 46 (1.53%) Management Information System
13 41 (1.36%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 29 (0.96%) Client/Server
15 25 (0.83%) Device Driver
15 25 (0.83%) Semantic Web
16 24 (0.80%) CUDA
17 22 (0.73%) Social Media
18 21 (0.70%) VHDL
19 19 (0.63%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 793 (26.37%) Linux
2 606 (20.15%) Windows
3 232 (7.72%) Unix
4 102 (3.39%) Android
5 84 (2.79%) Apple iOS
6 78 (2.59%) Windows Server
7 42 (1.40%) Embedded Linux
8 29 (0.96%) VxWorks
9 28 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
10 23 (0.76%) CentOS
11 18 (0.60%) Mac OS X
12 17 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 15 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
14 14 (0.47%) Debian
14 14 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
15 13 (0.43%) Windows 2000 Server
15 13 (0.43%) Windows 7
16 11 (0.37%) Solaris
17 9 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
18 8 (0.27%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1217 (40.47%) Agile Software Development
2 620 (20.62%) OO
3 512 (17.03%) TDD
4 505 (16.79%) MVC
5 346 (11.51%) Scrum
6 332 (11.04%) Multithreading
7 327 (10.87%) SDLC
8 279 (9.28%) Unit Testing
9 253 (8.41%) Continuous Integration
10 243 (8.08%) OOP
11 235 (7.82%) OOD
12 198 (6.58%) Web Development
13 195 (6.48%) UML
14 187 (6.22%) Mentoring
15 131 (4.36%) Project Management
16 124 (4.12%) BDD
17 123 (4.09%) SOA
18 122 (4.06%) Open Source
19 109 (3.62%) User Stories
20 104 (3.46%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 1096 (36.45%) JavaScript
2 1078 (35.85%) C#
3 1060 (35.25%) C++
4 869 (28.90%) Java
5 837 (27.84%) SQL
6 503 (16.73%) C
7 452 (15.03%) Python
8 292 (9.71%) PHP
9 141 (4.69%) Ruby
10 130 (4.32%) Perl
11 105 (3.49%) T-SQL
12 78 (2.59%) Bash Shell
12 78 (2.59%) VB.NET
13 75 (2.49%) Embedded C
14 63 (2.10%) PL/SQL
15 58 (1.93%) Embedded C++
16 50 (1.66%) Shell Script
17 47 (1.56%) Assembly Language
18 43 (1.43%) Objective-C
19 39 (1.30%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1184 (39.37%) Degree
2 164 (5.45%) Security Cleared
3 116 (3.86%) SC Cleared
4 57 (1.90%) PhD
5 45 (1.50%) DV Cleared
6 32 (1.06%) Oracle Certification
7 25 (0.83%) ISEB
8 24 (0.80%) OCPJP
9 23 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
10 19 (0.63%) Sun Certification
11 18 (0.60%) ISTQB
12 10 (0.33%) HND
13 9 (0.30%) MySQL Certification
13 9 (0.30%) Postgraduate
14 6 (0.20%) MCTS
15 5 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 4 (0.13%) CITP
16 4 (0.13%) MBA
16 4 (0.13%) MCP
17 3 (0.100%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 205 (6.82%) QA
2 25 (0.83%) ISO 9001
3 21 (0.70%) MISRA
4 11 (0.37%) SLA
5 9 (0.30%) DO-178B
6 8 (0.27%) SDET
7 7 (0.23%) ISO13485
7 7 (0.23%) MISRA C
7 7 (0.23%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.20%) GAMP
8 6 (0.20%) GMP
9 4 (0.13%) COSO
9 4 (0.13%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.13%) ISO22301
9 4 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.13%) TickIT
10 3 (0.100%) ISO26262
10 3 (0.100%) PA-DSS
11 2 (0.067%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 69 (2.29%) Firmware
2 18 (0.60%) iptables
2 18 (0.60%) XenServer
3 17 (0.57%) Varnish
4 16 (0.53%) Xen
5 11 (0.37%) NFS
5 11 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
7 8 (0.27%) Docker
8 5 (0.17%) Active Directory
8 5 (0.17%) HDFS
9 4 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.067%) vSphere
11 1 (0.033%) Ceph
11 1 (0.033%) KVM
11 1 (0.033%) Snort
Systems Management
1 47 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
2 36 (1.20%) Puppet
3 25 (0.83%) Ansible
4 14 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
5 10 (0.33%) logstash
5 10 (0.33%) StatsD
6 8 (0.27%) Nessus
6 8 (0.27%) Nmap
7 4 (0.13%) CA Spectrum
7 4 (0.13%) Capistrano
8 3 (0.100%) Kibana
8 3 (0.100%) Oozie
9 2 (0.067%) CA Service Virtualization
9 2 (0.067%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.067%) NetIQ Identity Manager
9 2 (0.067%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.033%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.033%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.033%) Nagios
10 1 (0.033%) Opsview
Vendors
1 421 (14.00%) Microsoft
2 293 (9.74%) Oracle
3 54 (1.80%) Sun
4 52 (1.73%) Google
5 47 (1.56%) Red Hat
6 36 (1.20%) Zend
7 35 (1.16%) IBM
8 31 (1.03%) SAP
9 29 (0.96%) Sophos
10 24 (0.80%) Progress
10 24 (0.80%) Xamarin
11 23 (0.76%) hybris
11 23 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
12 17 (0.57%) EMC
13 16 (0.53%) Telelogic
13 16 (0.53%) VMware
14 15 (0.50%) TOWER Software
15 14 (0.47%) Atlassian
15 14 (0.47%) QNX
16 12 (0.40%) Adobe
Brighton, East Sussex
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Superb base with guaranteed bonus an
Posted: 5 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Superb base with guaranteed bonus an
Posted: 5 hours ago
Surrey
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £70000 Per Annum Plus bonus plus benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Brighton, Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment
Posted: 22 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000
Posted: 23 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32000 Per Annum + Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £23,000 to £30,000
Posted: Yesterday
Weybridge, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £30k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Andover, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + home working
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday