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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 26 28 34
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 1543 1657 1411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 7.49% 7.26% 6.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.15% 9.14% 8.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1348 1493 1229
Average salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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
16858 18135 17065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 81.82% 79.47% 76.50%
Number of salaries quoted 13369 14487 13886
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +2 323 £39,000 -2.50% 38
Surrey -2 314 £50,000 +5.26% 40
Berkshire +16 274 £45,000 -5.26% 42
West Sussex +15 198 £42,500 -10.52% 17
Buckinghamshire +14 156 £38,000 +1.33% 12
East Sussex +20 135 £40,000 +2.56% 24
Oxfordshire -11 133 £42,500 -5.55% 41
Kent -17 26 £40,000 - 5
Middlesex -23 6 £33,000 -17.50% 1
Isle of Wight -3 3 £37,000 +39.62%
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1279 (41.96%) C#
2 1241 (40.72%) Agile Software Development
3 1103 (36.19%) Java
4 1054 (34.58%) JavaScript
5 1024 (33.60%) Degree
6 1022 (33.53%) .NET
7 1007 (33.04%) SQL
8 965 (31.66%) C++
9 797 (26.15%) Linux
10 786 (25.79%) HTML
11 726 (23.82%) Computer Science
12 673 (22.08%) Windows
13 672 (22.05%) OO
14 604 (19.82%) ASP.NET
15 588 (19.29%) SQL Server
16 560 (18.37%) XML
17 540 (17.72%) CSS
18 535 (17.55%) MVC
19 472 (15.49%) TDD
20 468 (15.35%) jQuery
21 446 (14.63%) C
22 426 (13.98%) Web Services
23 419 (13.75%) Finance
24 381 (12.50%) Microsoft
25 366 (12.01%) Oracle
26 339 (11.12%) UML
27 332 (10.89%) Python
28 328 (10.76%) Visual Studio
29 325 (10.66%) MySQL
30 322 (10.56%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 166 (5.45%) Apache
2 155 (5.09%) Tomcat
3 92 (3.02%) WebLogic
4 89 (2.92%) WebSphere
5 82 (2.69%) Node.js
6 59 (1.94%) IIS
7 46 (1.51%) JBoss
8 42 (1.38%) SharePoint
9 37 (1.21%) CMS
10 27 (0.89%) Sitecore CMS
11 22 (0.72%) Confluence
12 21 (0.69%) Oracle Service Bus
13 19 (0.62%) Apache Solr
14 18 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
15 14 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
16 13 (0.43%) Drupal
17 11 (0.36%) SAS
17 11 (0.36%) Jetty
17 11 (0.36%) Umbraco
18 9 (0.30%) nginx
Applications
1 241 (7.91%) MS Excel
2 23 (0.75%) MS Office
3 17 (0.56%) Photoshop
4 11 (0.36%) InfoPath
5 9 (0.30%) Mingle
5 9 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.26%) FrameMaker
7 7 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.20%) MS Visio
9 5 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (0.13%) MS Project
11 2 (0.066%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.066%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.033%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 19 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
3 13 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.13%) Magento
5 2 (0.066%) MoSes
6 1 (0.033%) Tridion
6 1 (0.033%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.033%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.033%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 117 (3.84%) SaaS
2 69 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 58 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (0.49%) GitHub
5 15 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
5 15 (0.49%) Google App Engine
6 13 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
6 13 (0.43%) Amazon S3
7 8 (0.26%) AWS OpsWorks
8 4 (0.13%) Google Apps
9 3 (0.098%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.066%) PaaS
11 1 (0.033%) IaaS
11 1 (0.033%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 99 (3.25%) TCP/IP
2 78 (2.56%) Internet
3 54 (1.77%) HTTP
4 32 (1.05%) Ethernet
5 29 (0.95%) LDAP
6 19 (0.62%) FTP
7 17 (0.56%) SDH
7 17 (0.56%) MPLS
8 16 (0.52%) Firewall
9 15 (0.49%) VoIP
9 15 (0.49%) Broadband
10 14 (0.46%) SMTP
11 13 (0.43%) SSL
11 13 (0.43%) LTE
12 12 (0.39%) Kerberos
13 11 (0.36%) Skype
14 10 (0.33%) RTP
15 9 (0.30%) DNS
15 9 (0.30%) GSM
15 9 (0.30%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 588 (19.29%) SQL Server
2 325 (10.66%) MySQL
3 187 (6.14%) Relational Database
4 78 (2.56%) Oracle Database
5 77 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
6 76 (2.49%) NoSQL
7 70 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
8 67 (2.20%) RDBMS
9 64 (2.10%) MongoDB
10 46 (1.51%) Big Data
11 40 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 35 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
13 32 (1.05%) Hadoop
14 30 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
15 24 (0.79%) CouchDB
16 20 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
17 15 (0.49%) RavenDB
17 15 (0.49%) DB2
17 15 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 15 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 328 (10.76%) Visual Studio
2 220 (7.22%) Git (software)
3 204 (6.69%) Subversion
4 131 (4.30%) Eclipse
5 128 (4.20%) Jenkins
6 123 (4.04%) JIRA
7 104 (3.41%) Team Foundation Server
8 93 (3.05%) NUnit
9 91 (2.99%) Selenium
10 80 (2.62%) Maven
11 59 (1.94%) JUnit
12 45 (1.48%) TeamCity
13 43 (1.41%) Rhino Mocks
14 40 (1.31%) Cucumber
15 38 (1.25%) Oracle Forms
16 36 (1.18%) WebDriver
16 36 (1.18%) JMeter
17 32 (1.05%) Grunt
17 32 (1.05%) Ant
18 28 (0.92%) Rational DOORS
General
1 419 (13.75%) Finance
2 229 (7.51%) Telecoms
3 97 (3.18%) Manufacturing
4 92 (3.02%) Aerospace
5 85 (2.79%) Marketing
6 74 (2.43%) Electronics
7 66 (2.17%) Automotive
8 51 (1.67%) Games
9 38 (1.25%) Banking
10 37 (1.21%) Retail
11 35 (1.15%) Advertising
12 24 (0.79%) Military
13 20 (0.66%) Back Office
14 15 (0.49%) Investment Banking
15 13 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
16 12 (0.39%) Publishing
17 10 (0.33%) Front Office
18 9 (0.30%) French Language
19 8 (0.26%) German Language
20 5 (0.16%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1489 (48.85%) Developer
2 1406 (46.13%) Software Engineer
3 455 (14.93%) Software Developer
4 388 (12.73%) Senior Software Engineer
5 331 (10.86%) C# Developer
6 299 (9.81%) Java Developer
7 231 (7.58%) .NET Developer
8 210 (6.89%) Senior Developer
9 189 (6.20%) Graduate
10 172 (5.64%) C++ Software Engineer
11 154 (5.05%) C# Software Engineer
12 141 (4.63%) C# .NET Developer
13 138 (4.53%) Junior
14 136 (4.46%) Programmer
15 130 (4.27%) C++ Developer
16 125 (4.10%) Web Developer
17 119 (3.90%) Java Software Engineer
18 112 (3.67%) Junior Developer
19 109 (3.58%) Embedded Software Engineer
20 97 (3.18%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1022 (33.53%) .NET
2 786 (25.79%) HTML
3 604 (19.82%) ASP.NET
4 560 (18.37%) XML
5 540 (17.72%) CSS
6 468 (15.35%) jQuery
7 426 (13.98%) Web Services
8 319 (10.47%) Ajax
9 285 (9.35%) ASP.NET MVC
10 271 (8.89%) HTML5
11 262 (8.60%) Spring
12 228 (7.48%) AngularJS
13 217 (7.12%) J2EE
14 201 (6.59%) WPF
15 180 (5.91%) JSON
16 157 (5.15%) .NET Framework
17 132 (4.33%) WCF
18 130 (4.27%) CSS3
19 125 (4.10%) SOAP
20 122 (4.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 726 (23.82%) Computer Science
2 220 (7.22%) Mathematics
3 202 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
4 166 (5.45%) Open Source
5 120 (3.94%) Algorithms
6 117 (3.84%) Enterprise Software
7 93 (3.05%) Embedded Systems
8 87 (2.85%) Mobile App
9 83 (2.72%) User Experience
10 71 (2.33%) Physics
11 70 (2.30%) Visualisation
12 58 (1.90%) Social Media
13 57 (1.87%) Data Structures
14 53 (1.74%) Client/Server
15 41 (1.35%) GIS
16 32 (1.05%) Device Driver
17 31 (1.02%) Management Information System
18 30 (0.98%) Life Science
19 28 (0.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
20 22 (0.72%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 797 (26.15%) Linux
2 673 (22.08%) Windows
3 322 (10.56%) UNIX
4 133 (4.36%) Android
5 82 (2.69%) Apple iOS
6 65 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 61 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 57 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
9 55 (1.80%) Windows 2000 Server
10 32 (1.05%) Solaris
11 29 (0.95%) VxWorks
12 25 (0.82%) Windows 7
13 23 (0.75%) Embedded Linux
14 11 (0.36%) CentOS
15 9 (0.30%) Windows CE
16 8 (0.26%) Windows XP
16 8 (0.26%) Mac OS X
17 7 (0.23%) FreeBSD
18 6 (0.20%) Ubuntu
18 6 (0.20%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1241 (40.72%) Agile Software Development
2 672 (22.05%) OO
3 535 (17.55%) MVC
4 472 (15.49%) TDD
5 339 (11.12%) UML
6 262 (8.60%) Continuous Integration
7 258 (8.46%) Scrum
8 247 (8.10%) Web Development
9 229 (7.51%) OOD
10 223 (7.32%) Multithreading
11 215 (7.05%) Unit Testing
12 203 (6.66%) OOP
13 168 (5.51%) BDD
14 148 (4.86%) Project Management
15 133 (4.36%) Software Architecture
16 127 (4.17%) Test Automation
17 114 (3.74%) SOA
18 111 (3.64%) Mentoring
19 108 (3.54%) E-Commerce
20 104 (3.41%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1279 (41.96%) C#
2 1103 (36.19%) Java
3 1054 (34.58%) JavaScript
4 1007 (33.04%) SQL
5 965 (31.66%) C++
6 446 (14.63%) C
7 332 (10.89%) Python
8 291 (9.55%) PHP
9 192 (6.30%) VB.NET
10 176 (5.77%) Ruby
11 135 (4.43%) T-SQL
12 127 (4.17%) PL/SQL
13 96 (3.15%) Embedded C
14 92 (3.02%) Embedded C++
15 89 (2.92%) Perl
16 80 (2.62%) VB
17 73 (2.40%) COBOL
18 43 (1.41%) Ada
19 38 (1.25%) Shell Script
20 30 (0.98%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1024 (33.60%) Degree
2 144 (4.72%) Security Cleared
3 77 (2.53%) SC Cleared
4 69 (2.26%) PhD
5 32 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 31 (1.02%) ISEB
7 30 (0.98%) ISTQB
8 26 (0.85%) OCPJP
9 22 (0.72%) DV Cleared
9 22 (0.72%) Oracle Certification
10 14 (0.46%) PMP
10 14 (0.46%) PMI Certification
11 13 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 12 (0.39%) OCMJD
13 11 (0.36%) Chartered Engineer
14 10 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
15 9 (0.30%) MCTS
16 8 (0.26%) HND
17 6 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 5 (0.16%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 212 (6.96%) QA
2 59 (1.94%) ISO 9001
3 7 (0.23%) DO-178B
4 5 (0.16%) SLA
4 5 (0.16%) TickIT
4 5 (0.16%) IEC 61508
4 5 (0.16%) DICOM
5 4 (0.13%) JTAG
6 3 (0.098%) DO-254
6 3 (0.098%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.098%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.033%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.033%) HMG Infosec
7 1 (0.033%) HL7
System Software
1 65 (2.13%) Firmware
2 36 (1.18%) Oracle RAC
3 16 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.33%) NFS
5 9 (0.30%) IMail Server
6 7 (0.23%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.20%) Xen
7 6 (0.20%) Active Directory
7 6 (0.20%) VirtualBox
8 5 (0.16%) iptables
8 5 (0.16%) XenServer
9 3 (0.098%) KVM
10 2 (0.066%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.033%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.033%) Varnish
11 1 (0.033%) Snort
Systems Management
1 44 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
2 33 (1.08%) Puppet
3 28 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (0.30%) Nagios
5 6 (0.20%) OpenAM
5 6 (0.20%) StatsD
6 5 (0.16%) Vagrant
7 3 (0.098%) Opsview
7 3 (0.098%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 2 (0.066%) Control-M
8 2 (0.066%) logstash
8 2 (0.066%) Salt
9 1 (0.033%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.033%) Graphite
9 1 (0.033%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.033%) collectd
9 1 (0.033%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.033%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 381 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 366 (12.01%) Oracle
3 85 (2.79%) Red Hat
4 59 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
5 47 (1.54%) Google
6 29 (0.95%) SAP
7 28 (0.92%) Sitecore
7 28 (0.92%) Sun
7 28 (0.92%) IBM
8 27 (0.89%) TOWER Software
9 24 (0.79%) Pega
9 24 (0.79%) VMware
10 21 (0.69%) Endeca
10 21 (0.69%) Zend
11 20 (0.66%) BEA
12 18 (0.59%) Cisco
13 17 (0.56%) Telerik
13 17 (0.56%) Cramer
14 16 (0.52%) Informatica
14 16 (0.52%) AppDynamics
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum £40-50k + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £58,000 per annum £45-58k + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Surrey
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Attractive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Surrey
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Attractive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Surrey
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Attractive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Deal, Kent
itecopeople
Salary: Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 22 hours ago
Middlesex
La Fosse Associates Limited
Salary: bonus + excellent corporate benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Expert Employment Ltd
Salary: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
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Salary: £70000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
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Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Berkshire
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Salary: £45k - 65k per year + Benefits
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