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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 32 35 30
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 1487 1253 1437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 6.59% 5.90% 6.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.39% 7.73% 8.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1288 1089 1242
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,150 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
17719 16206 17322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 78.53% 76.26% 76.15%
Number of salaries quoted 13707 13145 14666
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
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 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Surrey +14 377 £45,000 - 30
Hampshire +11 350 £40,000 +14.28% 31
Berkshire -12 202 £42,000 +5.00% 23
Oxfordshire +2 183 £45,000 +5.88% 29
East Sussex -1 101 £42,500 +6.25% 8
Buckinghamshire 0 94 £36,000 -6.49% 9
West Sussex -17 80 £42,500 +3.65% 13
Middlesex +4 44 £50,000 - 4
Kent -5 41 £45,000 - 5
Isle of Wight - 25 £20,500 - 1
Sussex -2 7 - -
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1406 (44.95%) C#
2 1206 (38.55%) .NET
3 1202 (38.43%) Degree
4 1071 (34.24%) C++
5 1043 (33.34%) JavaScript
6 1018 (32.54%) Java
7 993 (31.75%) SQL
8 987 (31.55%) HTML
9 874 (27.94%) Computer Science
10 838 (26.79%) SQL Server
11 746 (23.85%) Linux
12 744 (23.79%) CSS
13 708 (22.63%) OO
14 661 (21.13%) ASP.NET
15 628 (20.08%) Agile Software Development
16 599 (19.15%) Windows
17 579 (18.51%) C
18 557 (17.81%) Microsoft
19 508 (16.24%) MVC
20 497 (15.89%) XML
21 481 (15.38%) TDD
22 457 (14.61%) jQuery
23 437 (13.97%) Finance
24 417 (13.33%) Web Services
25 395 (12.63%) Oracle
26 366 (11.70%) Mathematics
27 336 (10.74%) Scrum
28 305 (9.75%) MS Excel
29 281 (8.98%) Visual Studio
30 259 (8.28%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 91 (2.91%) Apache
2 86 (2.75%) Node.js
3 71 (2.27%) IIS
4 62 (1.98%) WebSphere
5 59 (1.89%) Tomcat
6 44 (1.41%) CMS
7 39 (1.25%) WebLogic
8 37 (1.18%) Drupal
9 29 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
10 28 (0.90%) SharePoint
11 21 (0.67%) Apache Solr
12 19 (0.61%) Confluence
13 18 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
14 12 (0.38%) Resin
15 10 (0.32%) Oracle Service Bus
16 9 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 9 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
17 8 (0.26%) nginx
17 8 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
18 7 (0.22%) SAS
Applications
1 305 (9.75%) MS Excel
2 35 (1.12%) MS Office
3 16 (0.51%) Simulink
4 14 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (0.35%) Photoshop
6 8 (0.26%) Adobe After Effects
7 6 (0.19%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.064%) TargetLink
9 2 (0.064%) MS Project
10 1 (0.032%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.032%) Mathematica
10 1 (0.032%) Zemax
Business Applications
1 12 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.13%) Magento
2 4 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.096%) Tridion
3 3 (0.096%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.032%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.032%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 105 (3.36%) SaaS
2 49 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (1.05%) 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 6 (0.19%) Force.com
9 4 (0.13%) IaaS
9 4 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.096%) Office 365
11 2 (0.064%) PaaS
11 2 (0.064%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 154 (4.92%) TCP/IP
2 94 (3.01%) HTTP
3 77 (2.46%) Internet
4 53 (1.69%) GSM
5 37 (1.18%) SSL
6 36 (1.15%) Ethernet
7 34 (1.09%) Wireless
8 29 (0.93%) UMTS
9 27 (0.86%) FTP
9 27 (0.86%) DNS
10 26 (0.83%) LTE
11 23 (0.74%) GPRS
12 17 (0.54%) RTP
13 16 (0.51%) Bluetooth
14 15 (0.48%) PBX
14 15 (0.48%) RFID
14 15 (0.48%) RANAP
14 15 (0.48%) Asterisk PBX
15 13 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
16 12 (0.38%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 838 (26.79%) SQL Server
2 235 (7.51%) MySQL
3 189 (6.04%) Relational Database
4 139 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 133 (4.25%) Big Data
6 109 (3.48%) NoSQL
7 83 (2.65%) RDBMS
8 72 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
9 59 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
9 59 (1.89%) Hadoop
10 55 (1.76%) Oracle Database
11 50 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
12 43 (1.37%) MongoDB
13 31 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 26 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 22 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 20 (0.64%) HBase
17 15 (0.48%) Apache Accumulo
17 15 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
17 15 (0.48%) DB2
Development Applications
1 281 (8.98%) Visual Studio
2 191 (6.11%) Subversion
3 144 (4.60%) Git (software)
4 84 (2.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 76 (2.43%) Eclipse
6 68 (2.17%) JUnit
7 66 (2.11%) NUnit
8 65 (2.08%) Selenium
9 61 (1.95%) JIRA
10 59 (1.89%) Jenkins
11 54 (1.73%) Rhino Mocks
12 43 (1.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 39 (1.25%) Maven
13 39 (1.25%) TeamCity
14 32 (1.02%) Cucumber
14 32 (1.02%) Rational Rhapsody
15 31 (0.99%) Rational DOORS
16 30 (0.96%) Ant
17 29 (0.93%) ClearCase
17 29 (0.93%) GDB
General
1 437 (13.97%) Finance
2 162 (5.18%) Electronics
3 118 (3.77%) Military
4 115 (3.68%) Telecoms
5 111 (3.55%) Marketing
6 83 (2.65%) Retail
7 73 (2.33%) Banking
8 51 (1.63%) Aerospace
9 49 (1.57%) Games
10 44 (1.41%) Investment Banking
11 34 (1.09%) Front Office
12 29 (0.93%) Manufacturing
13 25 (0.80%) Publishing
14 24 (0.77%) Legal
15 23 (0.74%) French Language
16 18 (0.58%) Back Office
17 16 (0.51%) Advertising
18 15 (0.48%) Automotive
19 14 (0.45%) Avionics
20 12 (0.38%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1599 (51.12%) Developer
2 1376 (43.99%) Software Engineer
3 525 (16.78%) Software Developer
4 492 (15.73%) C# Developer
5 341 (10.90%) Java Developer
6 322 (10.29%) .NET Developer
7 274 (8.76%) Senior Developer
8 268 (8.57%) Senior Software Engineer
9 234 (7.48%) C++ Software Engineer
10 230 (7.35%) C# Software Engineer
11 226 (7.23%) C# .NET Developer
12 218 (6.97%) Graduate
13 204 (6.52%) Programmer
14 198 (6.33%) Analyst
15 174 (5.56%) C# Software Developer
16 150 (4.80%) Junior
17 145 (4.64%) Web Developer
18 135 (4.32%) .NET Software Engineer
19 133 (4.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
20 116 (3.71%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1206 (38.55%) .NET
2 987 (31.55%) HTML
3 744 (23.79%) CSS
4 661 (21.13%) ASP.NET
5 497 (15.89%) XML
6 457 (14.61%) jQuery
7 417 (13.33%) Web Services
8 259 (8.28%) HTML5
9 248 (7.93%) Ajax
10 238 (7.61%) ASP.NET MVC
11 237 (7.58%) WPF
11 237 (7.58%) Spring
12 235 (7.51%) .NET Framework
13 215 (6.87%) WCF
14 209 (6.68%) J2EE
15 147 (4.70%) CSS3
16 137 (4.38%) SOAP
17 135 (4.32%) REST
18 130 (4.16%) WinForms
19 114 (3.64%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 874 (27.94%) Computer Science
2 366 (11.70%) Mathematics
3 165 (5.27%) Open Source
4 157 (5.02%) Enterprise Software
5 142 (4.54%) Physics
6 89 (2.85%) Mobile App
7 76 (2.43%) Embedded Systems
8 68 (2.17%) Management Information System
9 60 (1.92%) Client/Server
10 47 (1.50%) Social Media
11 43 (1.37%) Firmware
12 38 (1.21%) Statistics
13 32 (1.02%) Life Science
14 31 (0.99%) Clustering
15 30 (0.96%) Device Driver
16 28 (0.90%) Kindle
16 28 (0.90%) Visualisation
17 24 (0.77%) EMV
18 23 (0.74%) 3D Graphics
19 20 (0.64%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 746 (23.85%) Linux
2 599 (19.15%) Windows
3 203 (6.49%) UNIX
4 152 (4.86%) Android
5 118 (3.77%) Apple iOS
6 99 (3.16%) Embedded Linux
7 45 (1.44%) Solaris
8 38 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
9 31 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
10 29 (0.93%) AIX
10 29 (0.93%) Mac OS X
11 24 (0.77%) Windows 8
12 23 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 20 (0.64%) CentOS
14 16 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
15 15 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
16 14 (0.45%) VxWorks
17 13 (0.42%) Debian
18 12 (0.38%) Windows CE
19 10 (0.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 708 (22.63%) OO
2 628 (20.08%) Agile Software Development
3 508 (16.24%) MVC
4 481 (15.38%) TDD
5 336 (10.74%) Scrum
6 238 (7.61%) Web Development
7 233 (7.45%) OOD
8 226 (7.23%) Unit Testing
9 201 (6.43%) Multithreading
10 194 (6.20%) UML
10 194 (6.20%) Continuous Integration
11 177 (5.66%) OOP
12 150 (4.80%) BDD
13 128 (4.09%) Project Management
14 118 (3.77%) E-Commerce
15 100 (3.20%) SOA
16 99 (3.16%) Configuration Management
17 86 (2.75%) Software Architecture
18 79 (2.53%) Integration Testing
19 76 (2.43%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 1406 (44.95%) C#
2 1071 (34.24%) C++
3 1043 (33.34%) JavaScript
4 1018 (32.54%) Java
5 993 (31.75%) SQL
6 579 (18.51%) C
7 219 (7.00%) PHP
8 190 (6.07%) Python
9 175 (5.59%) VB.NET
10 100 (3.20%) Embedded C++
11 95 (3.04%) Embedded C
11 95 (3.04%) Ruby
12 93 (2.97%) T-SQL
13 91 (2.91%) Perl
14 62 (1.98%) PL/SQL
14 62 (1.98%) MATLAB
15 59 (1.89%) VB
16 56 (1.79%) Objective-C
17 47 (1.50%) Shell Script
18 39 (1.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1202 (38.43%) Degree
2 220 (7.03%) Security Cleared
3 80 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 62 (1.98%) PhD
5 45 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 39 (1.25%) ISEB
7 32 (1.02%) MCP
8 23 (0.74%) MCSE
9 19 (0.61%) Sun Certification
10 17 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 15 (0.48%) OCPJP
12 14 (0.45%) Postgraduate
12 14 (0.45%) ISTQB
13 13 (0.42%) DV Cleared
13 13 (0.42%) OCMJD
14 7 (0.22%) MCTS
15 5 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 4 (0.13%) MCSA
17 3 (0.096%) PMI Certification
17 3 (0.096%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 159 (5.08%) QA
2 82 (2.62%) ISO 9001
3 24 (0.77%) SLA
4 12 (0.38%) HL7
4 12 (0.38%) JTAG
5 4 (0.13%) Solvency II
5 4 (0.13%) DICOM
5 4 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.096%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.064%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.032%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.032%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.032%) TickIT
8 1 (0.032%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.032%) GAMP
System Software
1 15 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (0.35%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.29%) IMail Server
4 6 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (0.13%) vSphere
5 4 (0.13%) UAG
5 4 (0.13%) NFS
5 4 (0.13%) vCloud
6 3 (0.096%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.096%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.064%) KVM
7 2 (0.064%) zsh
7 2 (0.064%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.064%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.064%) Xen
7 2 (0.064%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.064%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.032%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 43 (1.37%) Puppet
2 37 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
3 20 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (0.42%) Nagios
5 12 (0.38%) Munin
6 4 (0.13%) SCCM
7 3 (0.096%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.096%) Capistrano
7 3 (0.096%) Ambari
8 1 (0.032%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.032%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.032%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.032%) collectd
8 1 (0.032%) StatsD
8 1 (0.032%) logstash
8 1 (0.032%) Salt
Vendors
1 557 (17.81%) Microsoft
2 395 (12.63%) Oracle
3 37 (1.18%) JBoss
4 36 (1.15%) VMware
5 31 (0.99%) IBM
6 30 (0.96%) Red Hat
7 26 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
8 23 (0.74%) Xamarin
9 22 (0.70%) HP
10 21 (0.67%) Sun
10 21 (0.67%) Cisco
10 21 (0.67%) Sybase
11 20 (0.64%) Zend
12 18 (0.58%) Sitecore
12 18 (0.58%) Adobe
13 17 (0.54%) EMC
14 15 (0.48%) VeriFone
14 15 (0.48%) TOWER Software
15 14 (0.45%) Google
16 12 (0.38%) Wind River
Horsham, West Sussex
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Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum £45,000 to £65,000 + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Surrey
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Salary: £60000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Posted: 4 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £55000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Basingstoke, Hampshire
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
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South East
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, pension, life insurance
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus & benefits
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Berkshire
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Brighton, East Sussex
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