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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 33 36 33
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 1442 1242 1422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 6.64% 5.87% 6.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.31% 7.51% 8.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1234 1099 1225
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
17349 16531 17742
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 79.91% 78.15% 77.73%
Number of salaries quoted 13392 13499 15045
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 £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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
Hampshire +20 367 £41,250 +10.00% 52
Surrey +10 344 £45,000 - 31
Berkshire -9 208 £42,500 +6.25% 37
Oxfordshire +4 169 £46,000 +2.22% 31
East Sussex +10 98 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Buckinghamshire -4 82 £35,000 -9.09% 6
West Sussex -15 82 £42,500 - 6
Middlesex +5 44 £42,500 -15.00% 7
Kent -5 34 £46,250 +2.77% 10
Isle of Wight - 15 £20,500 - 1
Sussex -4 10 - - 1
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 1376 (44.02%) C#
2 1208 (38.64%) Degree
3 1158 (37.04%) .NET
4 1102 (35.25%) Agile Software Development
5 1068 (34.17%) C++
6 1058 (33.85%) JavaScript
7 1034 (33.08%) Java
8 1008 (32.25%) HTML
9 1006 (32.18%) SQL
10 880 (28.15%) Computer Science
11 818 (26.17%) SQL Server
12 760 (24.31%) Linux
13 754 (24.12%) CSS
14 699 (22.36%) OO
15 646 (20.67%) ASP.NET
16 587 (18.78%) Windows
17 584 (18.68%) C
18 535 (17.11%) Microsoft
19 509 (16.28%) XML
20 507 (16.22%) MVC
21 470 (15.04%) jQuery
22 468 (14.97%) TDD
23 436 (13.95%) Web Services
24 430 (13.76%) Finance
25 393 (12.57%) Oracle
26 364 (11.64%) Mathematics
27 326 (10.43%) Scrum
28 297 (9.50%) MS Excel
29 285 (9.12%) Visual Studio
30 264 (8.45%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 97 (3.10%) Apache
2 90 (2.88%) Node.js
3 74 (2.37%) IIS
4 67 (2.14%) Tomcat
5 59 (1.89%) WebSphere
6 42 (1.34%) CMS
7 40 (1.28%) Drupal
8 38 (1.22%) WebLogic
9 32 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
10 27 (0.86%) Confluence
11 26 (0.83%) SharePoint
12 22 (0.70%) Apache Solr
13 19 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
14 12 (0.38%) Resin
14 12 (0.38%) Oracle Service Bus
15 11 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 10 (0.32%) nginx
17 9 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
18 7 (0.22%) WordPress
18 7 (0.22%) SAS
Applications
1 297 (9.50%) MS Excel
2 33 (1.06%) MS Office
3 16 (0.51%) Photoshop
4 14 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.38%) Simulink
6 8 (0.26%) Adobe After Effects
7 6 (0.19%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.13%) TargetLink
9 3 (0.096%) MS Project
10 2 (0.064%) Mathematica
11 1 (0.032%) Zemax
11 1 (0.032%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.032%) MS Visio
11 1 (0.032%) Maya
Business Applications
1 9 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.13%) Tridion
2 4 (0.13%) Magento
3 3 (0.096%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.096%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.096%) WebTrends
3 3 (0.096%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.032%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.032%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 107 (3.42%) SaaS
2 47 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (1.15%) GitHub
4 24 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
5 16 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (0.42%) Amazon S3
7 11 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (0.26%) Force.com
9 4 (0.13%) IaaS
9 4 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.096%) Office 365
10 3 (0.096%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 148 (4.73%) TCP/IP
2 90 (2.88%) HTTP
3 81 (2.59%) Internet
4 49 (1.57%) GSM
5 38 (1.22%) Ethernet
6 36 (1.15%) SSL
7 34 (1.09%) Wireless
8 27 (0.86%) LTE
8 27 (0.86%) UMTS
9 26 (0.83%) DNS
10 23 (0.74%) FTP
11 22 (0.70%) GPRS
12 17 (0.54%) RTP
13 15 (0.48%) RFID
13 15 (0.48%) RANAP
13 15 (0.48%) Asterisk PBX
13 15 (0.48%) PBX
13 15 (0.48%) Bluetooth
14 14 (0.45%) SMTP
14 14 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 818 (26.17%) SQL Server
2 238 (7.61%) MySQL
3 190 (6.08%) Relational Database
4 138 (4.41%) Big Data
5 128 (4.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 111 (3.55%) NoSQL
7 83 (2.66%) RDBMS
8 68 (2.18%) SQL Server 2012
9 58 (1.86%) Oracle Database
10 57 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
11 51 (1.63%) Hadoop
12 46 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
13 41 (1.31%) MongoDB
14 29 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 24 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 21 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 21 (0.67%) HBase
17 19 (0.61%) DB2
18 18 (0.58%) RavenDB
19 17 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 285 (9.12%) Visual Studio
2 196 (6.27%) Subversion
3 158 (5.05%) Git (software)
4 86 (2.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 82 (2.62%) NUnit
6 78 (2.50%) Eclipse
7 73 (2.34%) JUnit
7 73 (2.34%) Selenium
8 72 (2.30%) JIRA
9 66 (2.11%) Rhino Mocks
10 62 (1.98%) Jenkins
11 45 (1.44%) TeamCity
12 43 (1.38%) Cucumber
13 41 (1.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 40 (1.28%) Maven
15 34 (1.09%) Ant
16 28 (0.90%) Rational DOORS
16 28 (0.90%) GDB
16 28 (0.90%) Rational Rhapsody
17 26 (0.83%) ClearCase
General
1 430 (13.76%) Finance
2 164 (5.25%) Electronics
3 118 (3.77%) Military
3 118 (3.77%) Marketing
4 110 (3.52%) Telecoms
5 89 (2.85%) Retail
6 65 (2.08%) Banking
7 51 (1.63%) Aerospace
8 45 (1.44%) Games
9 38 (1.22%) Investment Banking
10 32 (1.02%) Manufacturing
11 31 (0.99%) Front Office
12 27 (0.86%) Legal
13 24 (0.77%) French Language
14 22 (0.70%) Back Office
15 20 (0.64%) Publishing
16 16 (0.51%) Advertising
17 15 (0.48%) Automotive
18 14 (0.45%) Avionics
19 13 (0.42%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1593 (50.96%) Developer
2 1364 (43.63%) Software Engineer
3 509 (16.28%) Software Developer
4 475 (15.20%) C# Developer
5 337 (10.78%) Java Developer
6 318 (10.17%) .NET Developer
7 278 (8.89%) Senior Developer
8 269 (8.61%) Senior Software Engineer
9 226 (7.23%) Graduate
10 223 (7.13%) C++ Software Engineer
11 218 (6.97%) C# Software Engineer
12 217 (6.94%) C# .NET Developer
13 198 (6.33%) Analyst
14 194 (6.21%) Programmer
15 164 (5.25%) C# Software Developer
16 148 (4.73%) Junior
16 148 (4.73%) Web Developer
17 134 (4.29%) .NET Software Engineer
18 131 (4.19%) Embedded Software Engineer
19 112 (3.58%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1158 (37.04%) .NET
2 1008 (32.25%) HTML
3 754 (24.12%) CSS
4 646 (20.67%) ASP.NET
5 509 (16.28%) XML
6 470 (15.04%) jQuery
7 436 (13.95%) Web Services
8 264 (8.45%) HTML5
9 250 (8.00%) Ajax
10 238 (7.61%) Spring
11 232 (7.42%) ASP.NET MVC
12 224 (7.17%) J2EE
13 217 (6.94%) WPF
14 212 (6.78%) .NET Framework
15 207 (6.62%) WCF
16 144 (4.61%) CSS3
17 127 (4.06%) SOAP
18 123 (3.93%) REST
19 121 (3.87%) WinForms
20 113 (3.61%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 880 (28.15%) Computer Science
2 364 (11.64%) Mathematics
3 194 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
4 173 (5.53%) Open Source
5 152 (4.86%) Enterprise Software
6 141 (4.51%) Physics
7 93 (2.98%) User Experience
8 85 (2.72%) Embedded Systems
9 82 (2.62%) Mobile App
10 67 (2.14%) Management Information System
11 66 (2.11%) Client/Server
12 54 (1.73%) Social Media
13 39 (1.25%) Firmware
14 37 (1.18%) Statistics
15 35 (1.12%) Life Science
16 32 (1.02%) Clustering
17 31 (0.99%) Device Driver
17 31 (0.99%) Visualisation
18 27 (0.86%) Kindle
19 21 (0.67%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 760 (24.31%) Linux
2 587 (18.78%) Windows
3 217 (6.94%) UNIX
4 149 (4.77%) Android
5 114 (3.65%) Apple iOS
6 93 (2.98%) Embedded Linux
7 48 (1.54%) Solaris
8 42 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
9 36 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
10 31 (0.99%) Mac OS X
11 27 (0.86%) AIX
12 23 (0.74%) Windows 8
13 21 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 20 (0.64%) CentOS
15 18 (0.58%) Windows 2000 Server
15 18 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
16 17 (0.54%) Windows CE
17 14 (0.45%) VxWorks
18 11 (0.35%) Debian
19 10 (0.32%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1102 (35.25%) Agile Software Development
2 699 (22.36%) OO
3 507 (16.22%) MVC
4 468 (14.97%) TDD
5 326 (10.43%) Scrum
6 248 (7.93%) Web Development
7 247 (7.90%) OOD
8 235 (7.52%) Unit Testing
9 203 (6.49%) Continuous Integration
10 202 (6.46%) Multithreading
11 187 (5.98%) UML
12 184 (5.89%) Mentoring
13 182 (5.82%) OOP
14 149 (4.77%) BDD
15 137 (4.38%) E-Commerce
16 129 (4.13%) Project Management
17 107 (3.42%) SOA
18 95 (3.04%) Configuration Management
19 85 (2.72%) Software Architecture
20 83 (2.66%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1376 (44.02%) C#
2 1068 (34.17%) C++
3 1058 (33.85%) JavaScript
4 1034 (33.08%) Java
5 1006 (32.18%) SQL
6 584 (18.68%) C
7 237 (7.58%) PHP
8 189 (6.05%) VB.NET
9 171 (5.47%) Python
10 102 (3.26%) Ruby
11 101 (3.23%) Embedded C
12 99 (3.17%) Embedded C++
13 94 (3.01%) T-SQL
14 91 (2.91%) Perl
15 65 (2.08%) PL/SQL
16 62 (1.98%) MATLAB
17 57 (1.82%) Objective-C
17 57 (1.82%) VB
18 52 (1.66%) Shell Script
19 42 (1.34%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1208 (38.64%) Degree
2 216 (6.91%) Security Cleared
3 81 (2.59%) SC Cleared
4 62 (1.98%) PhD
5 45 (1.44%) ISEB
6 40 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
7 29 (0.93%) MCP
8 25 (0.80%) Sun Certification
9 23 (0.74%) MCSE
10 21 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 20 (0.64%) OCPJP
12 16 (0.51%) OCMJD
13 15 (0.48%) ISTQB
14 14 (0.45%) Postgraduate
15 12 (0.38%) DV Cleared
16 6 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 5 (0.16%) MCSA
18 4 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
18 4 (0.13%) MCTS
19 3 (0.096%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 153 (4.89%) QA
2 82 (2.62%) ISO 9001
3 25 (0.80%) SLA
4 12 (0.38%) JTAG
5 10 (0.32%) HL7
6 4 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.13%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.096%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.064%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.064%) DICOM
9 1 (0.032%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.032%) GAMP
9 1 (0.032%) TickIT
9 1 (0.032%) IEC 61508
9 1 (0.032%) DO-178B
System Software
1 11 (0.35%) IMail Server
2 10 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (0.32%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
4 5 (0.16%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.13%) UAG
6 3 (0.096%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.096%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.096%) NFS
7 2 (0.064%) zsh
7 2 (0.064%) HDFS
7 2 (0.064%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.064%) vSphere
8 1 (0.032%) Xen
8 1 (0.032%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.032%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.032%) KVM
Systems Management
1 41 (1.31%) Puppet
2 40 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
3 18 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (0.42%) Nagios
5 12 (0.38%) Munin
6 5 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (0.16%) Capistrano
7 4 (0.13%) SCCM
8 3 (0.096%) Ambari
9 1 (0.032%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.032%) Control-M
Vendors
1 535 (17.11%) Microsoft
2 393 (12.57%) Oracle
3 38 (1.22%) JBoss
4 34 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
5 32 (1.02%) IBM
6 31 (0.99%) VMware
7 30 (0.96%) Red Hat
8 29 (0.93%) Sun
9 23 (0.74%) Sybase
10 20 (0.64%) Endeca
10 20 (0.64%) Zend
10 20 (0.64%) Xamarin
11 19 (0.61%) Sitecore
11 19 (0.61%) HP
12 18 (0.58%) Adobe
12 18 (0.58%) RedPrairie
13 17 (0.54%) EMC
14 16 (0.51%) Cisco
14 16 (0.51%) Google
14 16 (0.51%) TOWER Software
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