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

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 25 28 33
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 1258 1629 1509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 7.63% 7.42% 6.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.89% 8.62% 8.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1086 1421 1303
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
14154 18888 18666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.87% 85.99% 83.83%
Number of salaries quoted 11668 15818 14757
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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 2 December 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 2 December 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
Berkshire +16 274 £50,000 +5.26% 25
Hampshire -5 258 £45,000 +5.88% 53
Surrey -13 227 £47,500 - 28
Oxfordshire +12 185 £45,000 - 25
Buckinghamshire +14 102 £42,500 +3.65% 18
West Sussex +3 102 £42,500 - 9
East Sussex +5 86 £50,000 +17.64% 6
Kent -21 27 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Thames Valley - 2 £60,000 -
Middlesex +1 1 £37,500 -6.25%
Sussex - 1 £30,000 -
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 1202 (44.17%) Agile Software Development
2 1059 (38.92%) C++
3 954 (35.06%) Degree
4 917 (33.70%) C#
5 837 (30.76%) JavaScript
6 829 (30.47%) Java
7 761 (27.97%) Linux
8 711 (26.13%) Computer Science
9 703 (25.84%) HTML
10 700 (25.73%) SQL
11 693 (25.47%) .NET
12 582 (21.39%) CSS
13 545 (20.03%) Windows
14 534 (19.63%) TDD
15 500 (18.38%) Scrum
16 476 (17.49%) C
17 437 (16.06%) Python
18 435 (15.99%) Web Services
19 425 (15.62%) SQL Server
20 409 (15.03%) MVC
21 392 (14.41%) ASP.NET
22 365 (13.41%) OO
23 342 (12.57%) Multithreading
24 329 (12.09%) AngularJS
25 312 (11.47%) Finance
26 297 (10.92%) Oracle
27 295 (10.84%) Microsoft
28 284 (10.44%) jQuery
29 253 (9.30%) Git (software)
30 250 (9.19%) Continuous Integration

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 67 (2.46%) Apache
2 66 (2.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 56 (2.06%) Tomcat
4 49 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
5 41 (1.51%) IIS
6 38 (1.40%) Apache Spark
7 35 (1.29%) JBoss
7 35 (1.29%) OpenStack
8 30 (1.10%) SharePoint
9 25 (0.92%) CMS
10 21 (0.77%) nginx
11 19 (0.70%) WebLogic
12 17 (0.62%) Confluence
13 16 (0.59%) Oracle Service Bus
14 12 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
15 11 (0.40%) Apache Pig
16 10 (0.37%) SAS
17 7 (0.26%) Cloud Foundry
17 7 (0.26%) Drupal
18 6 (0.22%) WildFly
Applications
1 112 (4.12%) MS Excel
2 24 (0.88%) GNU Octave
3 19 (0.70%) MS Office
4 18 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
5 11 (0.40%) Photoshop
6 10 (0.37%) OmniGraffle
7 7 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
7 7 (0.26%) MS Project
8 4 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.15%) Simulink
9 3 (0.11%) MS Visio
10 2 (0.074%) Doxygen
11 1 (0.037%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.037%) FrameMaker
11 1 (0.037%) Mathcad
11 1 (0.037%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 28 (1.03%) Oracle BPM
2 23 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
3 15 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.29%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 7 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (0.26%) LabWindows
6 3 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.074%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.037%) Magento
8 1 (0.037%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.037%) Primavera
8 1 (0.037%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.037%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 138 (5.07%) Amazon AWS
2 120 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 89 (3.27%) SaaS
4 44 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
5 34 (1.25%) GitHub
6 9 (0.33%) Office 365
6 9 (0.33%) PaaS
7 8 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.22%) IaaS
9 5 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (0.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (0.11%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.11%) Google App Engine
10 3 (0.11%) iTunes
10 3 (0.11%) Route 53
11 2 (0.074%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 83 (3.05%) TCP/IP
2 61 (2.24%) HTTP
3 52 (1.91%) Internet
4 35 (1.29%) SMTP
5 23 (0.85%) FTP
6 20 (0.74%) LDAP
6 20 (0.74%) VoIP
7 17 (0.62%) Kerberos
7 17 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
8 16 (0.59%) Wireshark
9 15 (0.55%) ATM
9 15 (0.55%) Diameter Protocol
9 15 (0.55%) LTE
10 14 (0.51%) DNS
10 14 (0.51%) Wireless
11 13 (0.48%) GSM
11 13 (0.48%) Unified Communications
12 11 (0.40%) Ethernet
12 11 (0.40%) SSL
13 10 (0.37%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 425 (15.62%) SQL Server
2 242 (8.89%) MySQL
3 199 (7.31%) NoSQL
4 171 (6.28%) Relational Database
5 148 (5.44%) MongoDB
6 93 (3.42%) Big Data
7 73 (2.68%) Oracle Database
8 72 (2.65%) Hadoop
9 67 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
10 49 (1.80%) RDBMS
11 44 (1.62%) Apache Cassandra
12 31 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
13 21 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
14 15 (0.55%) Oracle BI EE
15 13 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 11 (0.40%) Apache Hive
17 10 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 9 (0.33%) MariaDB
18 9 (0.33%) OLAP
18 9 (0.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 253 (9.30%) Git (software)
2 163 (5.99%) Visual Studio
3 162 (5.95%) Subversion
4 97 (3.56%) Jenkins
5 88 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 76 (2.79%) Maven
7 75 (2.76%) Selenium
8 67 (2.46%) JUnit
9 64 (2.35%) Eclipse
10 47 (1.73%) Cucumber
11 46 (1.69%) JIRA
11 46 (1.69%) Trac
12 41 (1.51%) Bugzilla
13 38 (1.40%) Ant
14 35 (1.29%) Grunt
15 30 (1.10%) gulp
16 25 (0.92%) TeamCity
17 22 (0.81%) WebDriver
18 20 (0.74%) NUnit
18 20 (0.74%) SoapUI
General
1 312 (11.47%) Finance
2 183 (6.73%) Telecoms
3 138 (5.07%) Electronics
4 74 (2.72%) Games
5 73 (2.68%) Manufacturing
6 71 (2.61%) Aerospace
7 58 (2.13%) Retail
8 56 (2.06%) Automotive
9 38 (1.40%) Marketing
10 36 (1.32%) Financial Institution
11 33 (1.21%) Banking
12 25 (0.92%) Advertising
13 24 (0.88%) Back Office
14 19 (0.70%) Military
15 14 (0.51%) Publishing
16 7 (0.26%) Billing
17 6 (0.22%) Arabic Language
17 6 (0.22%) iGaming
17 6 (0.22%) Law
18 5 (0.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1163 (42.74%) Software Engineer
2 1086 (39.91%) Developer
3 351 (12.90%) Software Developer
4 311 (11.43%) C++ Software Engineer
5 288 (10.58%) C# Developer
6 279 (10.25%) .NET Developer
7 276 (10.14%) Senior Software Engineer
8 271 (9.96%) Java Developer
9 226 (8.31%) Senior Developer
10 225 (8.27%) Graduate
11 216 (7.94%) C# .NET Developer
12 180 (6.62%) Embedded Engineer
13 179 (6.58%) Java Engineer
14 176 (6.47%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 175 (6.43%) C# Software Engineer
16 168 (6.17%) Java Software Engineer
17 153 (5.62%) Junior
18 146 (5.37%) C# Software Developer
19 138 (5.07%) Embedded Software Engineer
20 133 (4.89%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 703 (25.84%) HTML
2 693 (25.47%) .NET
3 582 (21.39%) CSS
4 435 (15.99%) Web Services
5 392 (14.41%) ASP.NET
6 329 (12.09%) AngularJS
7 284 (10.44%) jQuery
8 243 (8.93%) XML
9 238 (8.75%) HTML5
10 189 (6.95%) ASP.NET MVC
11 184 (6.76%) Spring
12 171 (6.28%) RESTful
13 166 (6.10%) WCF
14 152 (5.59%) SOAP
15 151 (5.55%) Node.js
16 147 (5.40%) CSS3
17 125 (4.59%) JSON
18 121 (4.45%) J2EE
19 120 (4.41%) REST
19 120 (4.41%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 711 (26.13%) Computer Science
2 213 (7.83%) Mathematics
3 145 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
4 139 (5.11%) Embedded Systems
5 138 (5.07%) Physics
6 117 (4.30%) Algorithms
7 109 (4.01%) User Experience
8 108 (3.97%) Enterprise Software
9 90 (3.31%) Visualisation
10 64 (2.35%) Data Centre
11 56 (2.06%) Contactless
12 48 (1.76%) Mobile App
13 38 (1.40%) Client/Server
14 29 (1.07%) Data Structures
14 29 (1.07%) Device Driver
15 26 (0.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 26 (0.96%) Management Information System
16 24 (0.88%) iPad
17 19 (0.70%) Replication
18 17 (0.62%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 761 (27.97%) Linux
2 545 (20.03%) Windows
3 200 (7.35%) Unix
4 63 (2.32%) Android
5 62 (2.28%) Apple iOS
6 54 (1.98%) Embedded Linux
7 32 (1.18%) Windows Server
8 30 (1.10%) Mac OS X
9 22 (0.81%) Mac OS
10 15 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (0.55%) Solaris
11 13 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (0.44%) Ubuntu
12 12 (0.44%) VxWorks
13 11 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (0.37%) CentOS
15 8 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
16 7 (0.26%) Windows XP
17 6 (0.22%) Windows Phone
17 6 (0.22%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1202 (44.17%) Agile Software Development
2 534 (19.63%) TDD
3 500 (18.38%) Scrum
4 409 (15.03%) MVC
5 365 (13.41%) OO
6 342 (12.57%) Multithreading
7 250 (9.19%) Continuous Integration
8 239 (8.78%) Web Development
9 215 (7.90%) SDLC
10 209 (7.68%) Mentoring
11 205 (7.53%) OOP
12 198 (7.28%) Unit Testing
13 185 (6.80%) SOA
14 150 (5.51%) BDD
15 119 (4.37%) Multithreaded Programming
16 118 (4.34%) UML
17 114 (4.19%) Cross-Platform Development
17 114 (4.19%) Open Source
18 113 (4.15%) Front End Development
18 113 (4.15%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 1059 (38.92%) C++
2 917 (33.70%) C#
3 837 (30.76%) JavaScript
4 829 (30.47%) Java
5 700 (25.73%) SQL
6 476 (17.49%) C
7 437 (16.06%) Python
8 145 (5.33%) PHP
9 143 (5.26%) Ruby
10 87 (3.20%) Embedded C
10 87 (3.20%) T-SQL
11 85 (3.12%) MATLAB
12 78 (2.87%) Perl
13 71 (2.61%) Bash Shell
14 66 (2.43%) R
15 56 (2.06%) TypeScript
16 54 (1.98%) Embedded C++
17 51 (1.87%) PL/SQL
18 48 (1.76%) F#
18 48 (1.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 954 (35.06%) Degree
2 107 (3.93%) Security Cleared
3 106 (3.90%) PhD
4 57 (2.09%) SC Cleared
5 46 (1.69%) ISTQB
6 45 (1.65%) PMP
7 29 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
8 27 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 18 (0.66%) ISEB
10 14 (0.51%) DV Cleared
10 14 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 11 (0.40%) HNC
11 11 (0.40%) Sun Certification
12 10 (0.37%) CISSP
13 8 (0.29%) HND
14 7 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
15 6 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
15 6 (0.22%) MCP
15 6 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 5 (0.18%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (4.59%) QA
2 52 (1.91%) ISO 9001
3 36 (1.32%) ISO13485
4 29 (1.07%) DICOM
5 12 (0.44%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.29%) ISO 9000
6 8 (0.29%) PA-DSS
7 7 (0.26%) MISRA
8 6 (0.22%) SLA
9 4 (0.15%) IEC 61508
10 3 (0.11%) DO-178B
11 2 (0.074%) Def Stans
11 2 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 2 (0.074%) ISO26262
11 2 (0.074%) MISRA C
11 2 (0.074%) SDET
12 1 (0.037%) GAMP
12 1 (0.037%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.037%) HL7
12 1 (0.037%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 54 (1.98%) Firmware
2 43 (1.58%) Docker
3 24 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (0.62%) NFS
5 16 (0.59%) HDFS
5 16 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
6 14 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 14 (0.51%) vSphere
7 12 (0.44%) Active Directory
8 9 (0.33%) Apache Flume
9 6 (0.22%) Kamailio
10 3 (0.11%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.074%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.037%) iptables
Systems Management
1 23 (0.85%) Puppet
2 22 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
3 20 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (0.48%) Packer
4 13 (0.48%) Terraform
5 10 (0.37%) HP SiteScope
5 10 (0.37%) logstash
5 10 (0.37%) Perfmon
6 8 (0.29%) Ansible
6 8 (0.29%) Kibana
6 8 (0.29%) Nagios
6 8 (0.29%) Oozie
7 4 (0.15%) BMC PATROL
7 4 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
7 4 (0.15%) OpenView
7 4 (0.15%) OPNET
7 4 (0.15%) SCVMM
7 4 (0.15%) StatsD
7 4 (0.15%) Tivoli
7 4 (0.15%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 297 (10.92%) Oracle
2 295 (10.84%) Microsoft
3 66 (2.43%) Sophos
4 49 (1.80%) IBM
4 49 (1.80%) VMware
5 34 (1.25%) SAP
6 22 (0.81%) Red Hat
7 21 (0.77%) HP
8 19 (0.70%) Atlassian
8 19 (0.70%) Zend
9 18 (0.66%) Cisco
9 18 (0.66%) Sun
10 17 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
11 15 (0.55%) EMC
11 15 (0.55%) Google
12 14 (0.51%) Talend
13 13 (0.48%) Adobe
14 12 (0.44%) Sitecore
14 12 (0.44%) SOASTA, Inc
15 11 (0.40%) Cloudera
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 11 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum + £60,000 DOE + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 11 hours ago
South East
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 53,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40'000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus Full Bens and Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + an excellent benefits package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Talent International
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS & Equity
Posted: 13 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yoh
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Potential to go higher
Posted: 8 hours ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £27,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £27,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago