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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 28 31 35
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 1514 1538 1341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 7.24% 6.75% 6.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.73% 8.38% 7.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1307 1379 1148
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 £26,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
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
17336 18354 17093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 82.92% 80.54% 76.94%
Number of salaries quoted 14116 14344 13906
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 5 August 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 5 August 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 +7 391 £42,500 +8.97% 55
Surrey -9 330 £47,000 -1.05% 37
Berkshire +26 256 £45,000 - 26
West Sussex +15 134 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Buckinghamshire +5 131 £38,250 +9.28% 13
Oxfordshire -6 121 £41,250 -6.59% 33
East Sussex +17 108 £40,000 - 4
Kent -15 38 £44,000 -2.22% 8
Middlesex -29 5 £65,000 +52.94% 1
Isle of Wight -5 2 £47,500 +79.24% 3
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 1170 (38.34%) C#
2 1149 (37.65%) Agile Software Development
3 1062 (34.80%) Java
4 1057 (34.63%) Degree
5 1029 (33.72%) C++
6 987 (32.34%) SQL
7 974 (31.91%) JavaScript
8 932 (30.54%) .NET
9 800 (26.21%) HTML
10 779 (25.52%) Linux
11 744 (24.38%) Computer Science
12 642 (21.04%) Windows
13 613 (20.09%) OO
14 539 (17.66%) CSS
15 538 (17.63%) XML
16 526 (17.23%) SQL Server
17 491 (16.09%) jQuery
18 486 (15.92%) ASP.NET
18 486 (15.92%) MVC
19 465 (15.24%) C
20 409 (13.40%) Finance
21 381 (12.48%) TDD
22 362 (11.86%) Python
23 355 (11.63%) Web Services
24 341 (11.17%) Microsoft
25 340 (11.14%) Oracle
26 337 (11.04%) Visual Studio
27 334 (10.94%) MySQL
28 332 (10.88%) UNIX
29 322 (10.55%) PHP

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

For the 6 months to 5 August 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
1 172 (5.64%) Apache
2 150 (4.91%) Tomcat
3 93 (3.05%) WebLogic
4 84 (2.75%) WebSphere
4 84 (2.75%) Node.js
5 53 (1.74%) JBoss
6 43 (1.41%) IIS
7 35 (1.15%) SharePoint
8 30 (0.98%) CMS
9 27 (0.88%) Jetty
10 24 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
11 20 (0.66%) Apache Solr
12 16 (0.52%) nginx
13 13 (0.43%) Confluence
14 12 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
15 10 (0.33%) Mule
15 10 (0.33%) Apache Spark
15 10 (0.33%) OpenStack
16 8 (0.26%) Mule ESB
16 8 (0.26%) Drupal
Applications
1 221 (7.24%) MS Excel
2 19 (0.62%) MS Office
3 15 (0.49%) Photoshop
4 14 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.39%) InfoPath
6 9 (0.29%) Mingle
7 8 (0.26%) FrameMaker
8 6 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 6 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.16%) MS Project
10 4 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.13%) Doxygen
11 2 (0.066%) MS Visio
11 2 (0.066%) Fireworks
11 2 (0.066%) Simulink
12 1 (0.033%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 17 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.13%) VisionPLUS
5 2 (0.066%) Magento
5 2 (0.066%) MoSes
6 1 (0.033%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 145 (4.75%) SaaS
2 65 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
3 62 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
5 20 (0.66%) GitHub
6 16 (0.52%) Google App Engine
6 16 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (0.20%) IaaS
8 5 (0.16%) PaaS
9 3 (0.098%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.098%) Taleo
9 3 (0.098%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.066%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.066%) Heroku
10 2 (0.066%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 124 (4.06%) TCP/IP
2 78 (2.56%) Internet
3 71 (2.33%) HTTP
4 42 (1.38%) Ethernet
5 20 (0.66%) Broadband
6 19 (0.62%) SMTP
7 18 (0.59%) FTP
7 18 (0.59%) VoIP
7 18 (0.59%) DNS
7 18 (0.59%) Network Security
8 17 (0.56%) LTE
9 14 (0.46%) SSL
9 14 (0.46%) LDAP
9 14 (0.46%) ATM
9 14 (0.46%) GSM
10 13 (0.43%) Modbus
11 12 (0.39%) Skype
11 12 (0.39%) Firewall
12 10 (0.33%) UMTS
13 9 (0.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 526 (17.23%) SQL Server
2 334 (10.94%) MySQL
3 172 (5.64%) Relational Database
4 102 (3.34%) Oracle Database
5 90 (2.95%) NoSQL
6 86 (2.82%) MongoDB
7 82 (2.69%) PostgreSQL
8 56 (1.83%) Big Data
9 47 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
10 43 (1.41%) RDBMS
11 33 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 30 (0.98%) Hadoop
13 29 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
14 28 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
15 22 (0.72%) CouchDB
16 21 (0.69%) DB2
17 18 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 14 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 14 (0.46%) Riak
19 13 (0.43%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 337 (11.04%) Visual Studio
2 215 (7.04%) Git (software)
3 198 (6.49%) Subversion
4 138 (4.52%) JIRA
5 126 (4.13%) Eclipse
6 100 (3.28%) Jenkins
7 92 (3.01%) Selenium
7 92 (3.01%) NUnit
8 84 (2.75%) Team Foundation Server
9 70 (2.29%) JUnit
10 68 (2.23%) TeamCity
11 66 (2.16%) Oracle Forms
12 49 (1.61%) Maven
13 40 (1.31%) Ant
14 33 (1.08%) Grunt
15 29 (0.95%) Rhino Mocks
16 27 (0.88%) Rational DOORS
17 25 (0.82%) WebDriver
18 24 (0.79%) Cucumber
19 22 (0.72%) JMeter
General
1 409 (13.40%) Finance
2 261 (8.55%) Telecoms
3 127 (4.16%) Manufacturing
4 101 (3.31%) Electronics
5 93 (3.05%) Aerospace
6 76 (2.49%) Automotive
7 75 (2.46%) Games
8 70 (2.29%) Marketing
9 56 (1.83%) Banking
10 37 (1.21%) Retail
11 20 (0.66%) Advertising
12 19 (0.62%) Front Office
13 18 (0.59%) Publishing
14 16 (0.52%) Back Office
15 14 (0.46%) Military
16 13 (0.43%) Investment Banking
17 8 (0.26%) Avionics
17 8 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
18 7 (0.23%) Financial Institution
19 6 (0.20%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1431 (46.89%) Software Engineer
2 1376 (45.09%) Developer
3 428 (14.02%) Software Developer
4 384 (12.58%) Senior Software Engineer
5 275 (9.01%) Java Developer
6 266 (8.72%) C# Developer
7 222 (7.27%) Senior Developer
8 221 (7.24%) Graduate
9 206 (6.75%) C++ Software Engineer
10 204 (6.68%) .NET Developer
11 163 (5.34%) C# Software Engineer
12 145 (4.75%) C++ Developer
13 129 (4.23%) Java Software Engineer
13 129 (4.23%) C# .NET Developer
14 122 (4.00%) Junior
14 122 (4.00%) Programmer
15 109 (3.57%) Web Developer
16 102 (3.34%) Analyst
17 100 (3.28%) Embedded Software Engineer
18 98 (3.21%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 932 (30.54%) .NET
2 800 (26.21%) HTML
3 539 (17.66%) CSS
4 538 (17.63%) XML
5 491 (16.09%) jQuery
6 486 (15.92%) ASP.NET
7 355 (11.63%) Web Services
8 275 (9.01%) HTML5
9 244 (7.99%) Ajax
10 235 (7.70%) Spring
11 234 (7.67%) ASP.NET MVC
12 213 (6.98%) AngularJS
13 179 (5.87%) WPF
14 148 (4.85%) J2EE
15 145 (4.75%) JSON
16 141 (4.62%) WCF
17 126 (4.13%) .NET Framework
18 124 (4.06%) CSS3
19 123 (4.03%) STL
20 112 (3.67%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 744 (24.38%) Computer Science
2 257 (8.42%) Mathematics
3 208 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
4 122 (4.00%) Algorithms
5 109 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
6 107 (3.51%) Physics
7 91 (2.98%) User Experience
8 89 (2.92%) Visualisation
9 81 (2.65%) Data Structures
10 80 (2.62%) Mobile App
10 80 (2.62%) Embedded Systems
11 59 (1.93%) Client/Server
12 53 (1.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 49 (1.61%) Social Media
14 36 (1.18%) Device Driver
15 30 (0.98%) GIS
16 29 (0.95%) Management Information System
17 22 (0.72%) Mainframe
18 21 (0.69%) Statistics
19 20 (0.66%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 779 (25.52%) Linux
2 642 (21.04%) Windows
3 332 (10.88%) UNIX
4 118 (3.87%) Android
5 96 (3.15%) Apple iOS
6 60 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 54 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 54 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 47 (1.54%) Windows 2000 Server
9 35 (1.15%) Solaris
10 24 (0.79%) Windows 7
11 19 (0.62%) Windows XP
11 19 (0.62%) VxWorks
12 17 (0.56%) Embedded Linux
13 13 (0.43%) Mac OS X
13 13 (0.43%) Windows 2000
14 12 (0.39%) Windows NT
15 10 (0.33%) CentOS
16 9 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
17 7 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1149 (37.65%) Agile Software Development
2 613 (20.09%) OO
3 486 (15.92%) MVC
4 381 (12.48%) TDD
5 301 (9.86%) SDLC
6 295 (9.67%) UML
7 270 (8.85%) Multithreading
8 250 (8.19%) Scrum
9 225 (7.37%) OOP
10 223 (7.31%) Unit Testing
11 219 (7.18%) OOD
12 210 (6.88%) Web Development
13 204 (6.68%) Continuous Integration
14 157 (5.14%) Project Management
15 145 (4.75%) BDD
16 144 (4.72%) Open Source
17 135 (4.42%) Software Architecture
18 123 (4.03%) Mentoring
19 108 (3.54%) E-Commerce
20 93 (3.05%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1170 (38.34%) C#
2 1062 (34.80%) Java
3 1029 (33.72%) C++
4 987 (32.34%) SQL
5 974 (31.91%) JavaScript
6 465 (15.24%) C
7 362 (11.86%) Python
8 322 (10.55%) PHP
9 173 (5.67%) VB.NET
10 141 (4.62%) Ruby
11 124 (4.06%) PL/SQL
12 123 (4.03%) T-SQL
13 105 (3.44%) Embedded C++
14 96 (3.15%) Embedded C
15 88 (2.88%) COBOL
16 80 (2.62%) VB
17 76 (2.49%) Perl
18 56 (1.83%) Shell Script
19 35 (1.15%) Ada
20 30 (0.98%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1057 (34.63%) Degree
2 130 (4.26%) Security Cleared
3 74 (2.42%) SC Cleared
4 66 (2.16%) PhD
5 43 (1.41%) ISEB
6 37 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 32 (1.05%) ISTQB
8 18 (0.59%) PMP
8 18 (0.59%) PMI Certification
9 15 (0.49%) DV Cleared
10 12 (0.39%) OCPJP
11 11 (0.36%) MCP
12 10 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 10 (0.33%) Chartered Engineer
13 9 (0.29%) MCTS
14 8 (0.26%) OCMJD
14 8 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
14 8 (0.26%) HND
15 6 (0.20%) MCSE
15 6 (0.20%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 190 (6.23%) QA
2 35 (1.15%) ISO 9001
3 16 (0.52%) SLA
4 5 (0.16%) TickIT
4 5 (0.16%) DICOM
4 5 (0.16%) DO-178B
5 4 (0.13%) HL7
6 3 (0.098%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.098%) JTAG
7 2 (0.066%) IEC 61508
7 2 (0.066%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.066%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 2 (0.066%) GAMP
7 2 (0.066%) GMP
System Software
1 78 (2.56%) Firmware
2 45 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
3 21 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (0.52%) IMail Server
5 14 (0.46%) Varnish
6 7 (0.23%) XenServer
7 6 (0.20%) VirtualBox
8 4 (0.13%) Xen
8 4 (0.13%) NFS
8 4 (0.13%) Active Directory
8 4 (0.13%) iptables
9 2 (0.066%) Snort
9 2 (0.066%) KVM
10 1 (0.033%) Docker
10 1 (0.033%) vCloud
10 1 (0.033%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.033%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.033%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 38 (1.25%) Puppet
2 37 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (0.56%) Nagios
4 16 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
5 14 (0.46%) logstash
6 13 (0.43%) StatsD
7 7 (0.23%) Ansible
8 5 (0.16%) collectd
8 5 (0.16%) ZABBIX
8 5 (0.16%) Cacti
8 5 (0.16%) Ganglia
8 5 (0.16%) Salt
8 5 (0.16%) Graphite
9 4 (0.13%) Vagrant
10 3 (0.098%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 3 (0.098%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (0.098%) Opsview
11 2 (0.066%) CA Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.066%) Control-M
12 1 (0.033%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 341 (11.17%) Microsoft
2 340 (11.14%) Oracle
3 88 (2.88%) Red Hat
4 38 (1.25%) Google
5 33 (1.08%) Pega
6 30 (0.98%) SAP
7 29 (0.95%) Zend
8 26 (0.85%) QNX
9 23 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
10 22 (0.72%) VMware
11 20 (0.66%) AppDynamics
12 19 (0.62%) TOWER Software
13 16 (0.52%) Perforce
14 15 (0.49%) Sun
14 15 (0.49%) Endeca
15 14 (0.46%) Progress
16 13 (0.43%) Telerik
17 12 (0.39%) Websense
17 12 (0.39%) IBM
17 12 (0.39%) Sitecore
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