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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 23 29 36
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 1478 1491 1494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 8.10% 7.16% 6.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.41% 8.38% 7.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1301 1273 1310
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,471 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median 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
15702 17799 18728
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 86.04% 85.45% 83.83%
Number of salaries quoted 13149 14530 14498
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 24 August 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 24 August 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
Surrey +9 288 £45,000 -5.26% 45
Oxfordshire +16 284 £45,000 +5.88% 23
Berkshire +16 253 £42,500 -5.55% 41
Hampshire -14 253 £45,000 +4.65% 33
West Sussex +15 181 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Buckinghamshire -6 87 £40,000 - 19
East Sussex -14 66 £47,500 +18.75% 5
Kent +8 40 £40,000 - 7
Sussex +16 8 £30,000 -36.84%
Middlesex +15 5 £37,500 -42.30%
Isle of Wight -3 2 £34,750 -18.23% 1
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 1294 (43.86%) C++
2 1224 (41.49%) Agile Software Development
3 1120 (37.97%) Degree
4 1081 (36.64%) C#
5 910 (30.85%) Java
6 859 (29.12%) JavaScript
7 841 (28.51%) Computer Science
8 810 (27.46%) .NET
9 804 (27.25%) Linux
10 777 (26.34%) SQL
11 723 (24.51%) Windows
12 715 (24.24%) HTML
13 606 (20.54%) CSS
14 567 (19.22%) C
15 565 (19.15%) TDD
16 489 (16.58%) SQL Server
17 488 (16.54%) OO
18 485 (16.44%) Python
19 459 (15.56%) Web Services
20 433 (14.68%) Scrum
21 414 (14.03%) MVC
22 413 (14.00%) Multithreading
23 391 (13.25%) ASP.NET
24 384 (13.02%) Finance
25 372 (12.61%) Microsoft
26 351 (11.90%) Oracle
27 323 (10.95%) XML
27 323 (10.95%) jQuery
28 322 (10.92%) SDLC
29 293 (9.93%) Mathematics

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 83 (2.81%) Apache
2 61 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
3 53 (1.80%) Tomcat
4 51 (1.73%) IIS
5 45 (1.53%) Apache Spark
6 31 (1.05%) CMS
7 22 (0.75%) Apache Pig
8 21 (0.71%) CICS
8 21 (0.71%) OpenStack
8 21 (0.71%) WebSphere
9 20 (0.68%) JBoss
9 20 (0.68%) WebLogic
10 19 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
11 18 (0.61%) SharePoint
12 13 (0.44%) Commerce Server
12 13 (0.44%) SAS
13 11 (0.37%) Oracle Service Bus
14 9 (0.31%) Liferay
15 8 (0.27%) Umbraco
16 7 (0.24%) nginx
Applications
1 167 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 19 (0.64%) MS Office
3 13 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
4 12 (0.41%) GNU Octave
4 12 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.34%) OmniGraffle
6 5 (0.17%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.14%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.14%) Simulink
8 2 (0.068%) MS Project
9 1 (0.034%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.034%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 27 (0.92%) Oracle BPM
2 18 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 13 (0.44%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 13 (0.44%) Magento
3 13 (0.44%) VisionPLUS
4 12 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.068%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.068%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.034%) Cognos Planning
7 1 (0.034%) LabWindows
7 1 (0.034%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 126 (4.27%) Amazon AWS
2 105 (3.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 102 (3.46%) SaaS
4 48 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
5 22 (0.75%) GitHub
6 16 (0.54%) PaaS
7 8 (0.27%) IaaS
8 7 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.20%) Dropbox
9 6 (0.20%) Google Drive
10 5 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.14%) iTunes
11 4 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (0.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (0.10%) Amazon ELB
12 3 (0.10%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.10%) Force.com
12 3 (0.10%) Office 365
12 3 (0.10%) Route 53
13 2 (0.068%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 104 (3.53%) TCP/IP
2 40 (1.36%) Internet
3 34 (1.15%) HTTP
4 26 (0.88%) VoIP
5 21 (0.71%) SMTP
6 15 (0.51%) Diameter Protocol
6 15 (0.51%) LTE
7 14 (0.47%) GSM
7 14 (0.47%) UMTS
8 13 (0.44%) Ethernet
9 11 (0.37%) RS-232
9 11 (0.37%) RS-485
9 11 (0.37%) Wireshark
10 10 (0.34%) Bluetooth
11 9 (0.31%) Asterisk PBX
11 9 (0.31%) Firewall
11 9 (0.31%) PBX
11 9 (0.31%) RANAP
11 9 (0.31%) RTP
11 9 (0.31%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 489 (16.58%) SQL Server
2 205 (6.95%) MySQL
3 181 (6.14%) Relational Database
4 144 (4.88%) NoSQL
5 139 (4.71%) Big Data
6 90 (3.05%) MongoDB
7 75 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
8 74 (2.51%) Hadoop
9 66 (2.24%) Oracle Database
10 43 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
11 40 (1.36%) RDBMS
12 35 (1.19%) DB2
13 31 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
14 21 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
15 17 (0.58%) Apache Hive
16 15 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 14 (0.47%) GIS
17 14 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
18 12 (0.41%) Data Mining
18 12 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 236 (8.00%) Visual Studio
2 227 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 168 (5.69%) Subversion
4 117 (3.97%) Jenkins
5 93 (3.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 81 (2.75%) Maven
7 73 (2.47%) Eclipse
8 69 (2.34%) Selenium
9 53 (1.80%) JIRA
10 45 (1.53%) Bugzilla
10 45 (1.53%) JUnit
11 41 (1.39%) NUnit
12 34 (1.15%) Trac
13 32 (1.08%) Ant
14 31 (1.05%) Cucumber
14 31 (1.05%) TeamCity
15 29 (0.98%) Grunt
16 26 (0.88%) InstallShield
17 24 (0.81%) WebDriver
18 22 (0.75%) GCC
General
1 384 (13.02%) Finance
2 232 (7.86%) Telecoms
3 164 (5.56%) Aerospace
4 145 (4.92%) Electronics
5 125 (4.24%) Games
6 117 (3.97%) Automotive
7 83 (2.81%) Manufacturing
8 78 (2.64%) Retail
9 69 (2.34%) Banking
10 67 (2.27%) Marketing
11 33 (1.12%) Financial Institution
12 27 (0.92%) Advertising
13 26 (0.88%) Military
14 21 (0.71%) Back Office
15 13 (0.44%) Investment Banking
16 10 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
17 8 (0.27%) Publishing
18 7 (0.24%) Billing
19 6 (0.20%) Avionics
19 6 (0.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1319 (44.71%) Software Engineer
2 1219 (41.32%) Developer
3 408 (13.83%) Software Developer
4 377 (12.78%) C++ Software Engineer
5 355 (12.03%) C# Developer
6 300 (10.17%) .NET Developer
7 274 (9.29%) Java Developer
8 271 (9.19%) Senior Software Engineer
9 237 (8.03%) C# Software Engineer
10 235 (7.97%) Graduate
10 235 (7.97%) Senior Developer
11 224 (7.59%) C# .NET Developer
12 210 (7.12%) C# Software Developer
13 209 (7.08%) C++ Developer
14 204 (6.92%) Embedded Engineer
15 201 (6.81%) Java Engineer
16 193 (6.54%) Java Software Engineer
17 172 (5.83%) Developer/Software Engineer
18 169 (5.73%) Embedded Software Engineer
19 158 (5.36%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 810 (27.46%) .NET
2 715 (24.24%) HTML
3 606 (20.54%) CSS
4 459 (15.56%) Web Services
5 391 (13.25%) ASP.NET
6 323 (10.95%) jQuery
6 323 (10.95%) XML
7 287 (9.73%) AngularJS
8 233 (7.90%) HTML5
9 227 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
10 196 (6.64%) WCF
11 172 (5.83%) Spring
12 166 (5.63%) JSON
13 157 (5.32%) RESTful
13 157 (5.32%) SOAP
14 155 (5.25%) CSS3
15 150 (5.08%) .NET Framework
16 146 (4.95%) J2EE
17 143 (4.85%) STL
18 141 (4.78%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 841 (28.51%) Computer Science
2 293 (9.93%) Mathematics
3 152 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
4 147 (4.98%) Physics
5 134 (4.54%) Embedded Systems
6 128 (4.34%) Algorithms
7 123 (4.17%) Visualisation
8 109 (3.69%) User Experience
9 103 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
10 53 (1.80%) Mobile App
11 49 (1.66%) Device Driver
12 32 (1.08%) Client/Server
12 32 (1.08%) Contactless
12 32 (1.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 27 (0.92%) Statistics
14 26 (0.88%) Mainframe
15 25 (0.85%) CUDA
15 25 (0.85%) Data Structures
16 24 (0.81%) iPad
17 23 (0.78%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 804 (27.25%) Linux
2 723 (24.51%) Windows
3 219 (7.42%) Unix
4 56 (1.90%) Embedded Linux
5 52 (1.76%) Android
6 48 (1.63%) Apple iOS
7 45 (1.53%) VxWorks
8 33 (1.12%) Mac OS X
9 31 (1.05%) Solaris
10 29 (0.98%) Windows Server
11 20 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 18 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
13 14 (0.47%) Mac OS
14 13 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (0.44%) Windows XP
15 11 (0.37%) Debian
16 9 (0.31%) Windows Phone
16 9 (0.31%) Windows Phone 8
17 8 (0.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1224 (41.49%) Agile Software Development
2 565 (19.15%) TDD
3 488 (16.54%) OO
4 433 (14.68%) Scrum
5 414 (14.03%) MVC
6 413 (14.00%) Multithreading
7 322 (10.92%) SDLC
8 262 (8.88%) OOP
9 252 (8.54%) Web Development
10 232 (7.86%) Continuous Integration
11 225 (7.63%) UML
12 206 (6.98%) SOA
13 202 (6.85%) Unit Testing
14 187 (6.34%) OOD
15 179 (6.07%) BDD
16 154 (5.22%) Mentoring
17 141 (4.78%) Cross-Platform Development
18 140 (4.75%) Open Source
19 125 (4.24%) Software Architecture
20 106 (3.59%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 1294 (43.86%) C++
2 1081 (36.64%) C#
3 910 (30.85%) Java
4 859 (29.12%) JavaScript
5 777 (26.34%) SQL
6 567 (19.22%) C
7 485 (16.44%) Python
8 170 (5.76%) PHP
9 135 (4.58%) Ruby
10 126 (4.27%) Perl
11 105 (3.56%) T-SQL
12 78 (2.64%) Bash Shell
12 78 (2.64%) R
13 76 (2.58%) Embedded C++
13 76 (2.58%) MATLAB
14 68 (2.31%) Embedded C
15 47 (1.59%) TypeScript
16 45 (1.53%) Assembly Language
16 45 (1.53%) VB
17 42 (1.42%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1120 (37.97%) Degree
2 121 (4.10%) PhD
3 109 (3.69%) Security Cleared
4 72 (2.44%) SC Cleared
5 41 (1.39%) ISTQB
6 36 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 27 (0.92%) ISEB
8 22 (0.75%) Oracle Certification
9 17 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 17 (0.58%) PMP
10 14 (0.47%) OCPJP
11 12 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 11 (0.37%) CISSP
13 9 (0.31%) DV Cleared
14 8 (0.27%) HNC
14 8 (0.27%) Sun Certification
15 6 (0.20%) DBS Check
15 6 (0.20%) HND
15 6 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 5 (0.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 138 (4.68%) QA
2 54 (1.83%) ISO 9001
3 41 (1.39%) ISO13485
4 38 (1.29%) DICOM
5 13 (0.44%) PCI DSS
6 11 (0.37%) SLA
7 5 (0.17%) IEC 61508
7 5 (0.17%) MISRA
8 4 (0.14%) DO-178B
8 4 (0.14%) ISO 9000
8 4 (0.14%) MISRA C
9 3 (0.10%) PA-DSS
10 2 (0.068%) Def Stans
10 2 (0.068%) DO-254
10 2 (0.068%) HL7
10 2 (0.068%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.034%) GAMP
11 1 (0.034%) ISO/IEC 12207
11 1 (0.034%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.034%) ISO26262
System Software
1 60 (2.03%) Firmware
2 30 (1.02%) Docker
3 17 (0.58%) HDFS
4 15 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
5 12 (0.41%) Apache Flume
5 12 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 6 (0.20%) Snort
8 4 (0.14%) Active Directory
9 3 (0.10%) Kamailio
9 3 (0.10%) NFS
9 3 (0.10%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.068%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.034%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
3 20 (0.68%) Puppet
4 14 (0.47%) Ansible
5 12 (0.41%) logstash
6 10 (0.34%) Oozie
7 9 (0.31%) CA Single Sign-On
7 9 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
7 9 (0.31%) Packer
7 9 (0.31%) StatsD
7 9 (0.31%) Terraform
8 8 (0.27%) Kibana
9 3 (0.10%) Graylog
9 3 (0.10%) Nagios
9 3 (0.10%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (0.10%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.068%) Control-M
10 2 (0.068%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 1 (0.034%) Ambari
11 1 (0.034%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 372 (12.61%) Microsoft
2 351 (11.90%) Oracle
3 75 (2.54%) Sophos
4 67 (2.27%) IBM
5 35 (1.19%) Red Hat
6 32 (1.08%) Sun
7 29 (0.98%) SAP
8 26 (0.88%) hybris
9 24 (0.81%) VMware
10 20 (0.68%) Cisco
10 20 (0.68%) Hortonworks
10 20 (0.68%) HP
11 19 (0.64%) Sitecore
12 18 (0.61%) Progress
13 17 (0.58%) Google
14 14 (0.47%) Tableau
14 14 (0.47%) Zend
15 13 (0.44%) Demandware
15 13 (0.44%) TSYS
15 13 (0.44%) Venda
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Excellent salary plus benefits!
Posted: 4 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Excellent Salary DOE + Benefits!
Posted: 4 hours ago
Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits!
Posted: 4 hours ago
Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits!
Posted: 4 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits!
Posted: 4 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum, + Pension, Life Insurance...
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Weybridge, Surrey
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £33,000 per annum + Excellent Bens and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Romsey, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Resource Group
Salary: £40-45K + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £43,000 per annum Plus Bonus and Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum
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Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + an excellent benefits package
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Basingstoke, Hampshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus (10-15%) + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
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