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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 28 33 36
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 1473 1467 1254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 7.07% 6.59% 5.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.51% 8.14% 7.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1264 1273 1092
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £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
17316 18024 16618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 83.10% 80.96% 78.28%
Number of salaries quoted 14188 13953 13512
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 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 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 28 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 +4 394 £43,000 +7.50% 54
Surrey -10 306 £45,000 - 30
Berkshire +21 233 £45,000 +7.14% 29
Oxfordshire -7 125 £42,500 -5.55% 31
West Sussex +17 119 £40,000 -5.88% 4
East Sussex +17 114 £40,000 -5.88% 11
Buckinghamshire +3 111 £40,000 +10.34% 14
Kent +8 50 £41,250 -8.33% 7
Isle of Wight 0 10 £42,500 +107.31% 3
Middlesex -32 4 £58,750 +17.50%
Sussex -7 1 £47,500 -
Home Counties - 1 £40,000 -
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 1134 (37.69%) Agile Software Development
1 1134 (37.69%) C#
2 1088 (36.16%) Degree
3 1016 (33.77%) Java
4 993 (33.00%) C++
5 984 (32.70%) SQL
6 968 (32.17%) JavaScript
7 910 (30.24%) .NET
8 805 (26.75%) HTML
9 780 (25.92%) Computer Science
10 758 (25.19%) Linux
11 631 (20.97%) Windows
12 593 (19.71%) OO
13 561 (18.64%) CSS
14 533 (17.71%) SQL Server
15 502 (16.68%) jQuery
16 497 (16.52%) MVC
17 495 (16.45%) XML
18 459 (15.25%) ASP.NET
19 431 (14.32%) C
20 391 (12.99%) Finance
21 373 (12.40%) Python
22 371 (12.33%) TDD
23 353 (11.73%) Web Services
24 342 (11.37%) MySQL
25 339 (11.27%) Microsoft
26 331 (11.00%) UNIX
27 329 (10.93%) Oracle
28 319 (10.60%) Visual Studio
29 313 (10.40%) PHP

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

For the 6 months to 28 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
1 180 (5.98%) Apache
2 145 (4.82%) Tomcat
3 96 (3.19%) WebLogic
3 96 (3.19%) Node.js
4 87 (2.89%) WebSphere
5 56 (1.86%) JBoss
6 39 (1.30%) IIS
7 38 (1.26%) SharePoint
8 32 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
9 29 (0.96%) CMS
10 28 (0.93%) Jetty
11 27 (0.90%) nginx
12 16 (0.53%) Apache Solr
13 11 (0.37%) Confluence
13 11 (0.37%) Apache Spark
14 10 (0.33%) OpenStack
14 10 (0.33%) Mule
15 8 (0.27%) Drupal
15 8 (0.27%) Mule ESB
16 7 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 214 (7.11%) MS Excel
2 17 (0.56%) MS Office
3 14 (0.47%) Photoshop
4 12 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (0.37%) InfoPath
6 9 (0.30%) FrameMaker
7 7 (0.23%) Mingle
8 5 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (0.17%) MS Project
9 4 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.13%) Doxygen
10 3 (0.100%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.066%) MS Visio
11 2 (0.066%) Fireworks
11 2 (0.066%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.066%) Simulink
12 1 (0.033%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 18 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.13%) VisionPLUS
4 2 (0.066%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.066%) Magento
5 1 (0.033%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 155 (5.15%) SaaS
2 77 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
3 57 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 38 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
5 30 (1.00%) GitHub
6 15 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
7 14 (0.47%) Google App Engine
8 6 (0.20%) IaaS
9 5 (0.17%) Taleo
9 5 (0.17%) PaaS
10 3 (0.100%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.100%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.066%) Heroku
11 2 (0.066%) Office 365
12 1 (0.033%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 126 (4.19%) TCP/IP
2 76 (2.53%) Internet
3 67 (2.23%) HTTP
4 42 (1.40%) Ethernet
5 20 (0.66%) Network Security
6 19 (0.63%) LTE
6 19 (0.63%) DNS
6 19 (0.63%) Broadband
6 19 (0.63%) SMTP
7 18 (0.60%) VoIP
8 17 (0.56%) FTP
8 17 (0.56%) 3G
9 15 (0.50%) GSM
10 14 (0.47%) ATM
10 14 (0.47%) Modbus
11 12 (0.40%) Firewall
12 11 (0.37%) Wireless
12 11 (0.37%) Skype
12 11 (0.37%) LDAP
12 11 (0.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 533 (17.71%) SQL Server
2 342 (11.37%) MySQL
3 165 (5.48%) Relational Database
4 102 (3.39%) NoSQL
5 100 (3.32%) Oracle Database
6 95 (3.16%) MongoDB
7 83 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
8 71 (2.36%) Big Data
9 44 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
10 42 (1.40%) RDBMS
11 29 (0.96%) Hadoop
12 28 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 27 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
14 26 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
15 23 (0.76%) Riak
16 22 (0.73%) CouchDB
17 19 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 19 (0.63%) DB2
18 18 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 16 (0.53%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 319 (10.60%) Visual Studio
2 212 (7.05%) Git (software)
3 190 (6.31%) Subversion
4 142 (4.72%) JIRA
5 115 (3.82%) Eclipse
6 97 (3.22%) Jenkins
7 84 (2.79%) NUnit
8 83 (2.76%) Selenium
9 80 (2.66%) JUnit
10 76 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
11 70 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
12 66 (2.19%) TeamCity
13 48 (1.60%) Maven
14 40 (1.33%) Ant
15 35 (1.16%) Grunt
16 26 (0.86%) Moq
16 26 (0.86%) GCC
17 24 (0.80%) Rhino Mocks
18 23 (0.76%) Mockito
18 23 (0.76%) gulp
General
1 391 (12.99%) Finance
2 255 (8.47%) Telecoms
3 128 (4.25%) Manufacturing
4 115 (3.82%) Electronics
5 88 (2.92%) Aerospace
6 84 (2.79%) Games
7 71 (2.36%) Marketing
8 68 (2.26%) Automotive
9 54 (1.79%) Banking
10 42 (1.40%) Retail
11 24 (0.80%) Publishing
12 21 (0.70%) Advertising
12 21 (0.70%) Front Office
13 16 (0.53%) Military
14 12 (0.40%) Back Office
15 11 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
16 9 (0.30%) Avionics
17 8 (0.27%) Investment Banking
17 8 (0.27%) Financial Institution
18 6 (0.20%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1401 (46.56%) Software Engineer
2 1332 (44.27%) Developer
3 405 (13.46%) Software Developer
4 387 (12.86%) Senior Software Engineer
5 279 (9.27%) Java Developer
6 249 (8.28%) C# Developer
7 235 (7.81%) Senior Developer
8 216 (7.18%) Graduate
9 203 (6.75%) C++ Software Engineer
10 199 (6.61%) .NET Developer
11 170 (5.65%) C# Software Engineer
12 140 (4.65%) C++ Developer
13 128 (4.25%) C# .NET Developer
14 126 (4.19%) Java Software Engineer
15 123 (4.09%) Programmer
16 122 (4.05%) Junior
17 109 (3.62%) Web Developer
17 109 (3.62%) Analyst
18 94 (3.12%) Embedded Software Engineer
19 93 (3.09%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 910 (30.24%) .NET
2 805 (26.75%) HTML
3 561 (18.64%) CSS
4 502 (16.68%) jQuery
5 495 (16.45%) XML
6 459 (15.25%) ASP.NET
7 353 (11.73%) Web Services
8 270 (8.97%) HTML5
9 234 (7.78%) Spring
10 226 (7.51%) Ajax
11 224 (7.44%) AngularJS
12 222 (7.38%) ASP.NET MVC
13 180 (5.98%) WPF
14 140 (4.65%) WCF
15 135 (4.49%) J2EE
16 131 (4.35%) STL
17 127 (4.22%) JSON
18 124 (4.12%) .NET Framework
19 122 (4.05%) REST
20 113 (3.76%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 780 (25.92%) Computer Science
2 263 (8.74%) Mathematics
3 207 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
4 123 (4.09%) Algorithms
5 116 (3.86%) Physics
6 103 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
7 94 (3.12%) Data Structures
8 93 (3.09%) User Experience
9 84 (2.79%) Visualisation
10 72 (2.39%) Mobile App
11 70 (2.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 67 (2.23%) Embedded Systems
13 57 (1.89%) Client/Server
14 42 (1.40%) Device Driver
14 42 (1.40%) Social Media
15 26 (0.86%) Management Information System
16 24 (0.80%) GIS
17 23 (0.76%) Chemistry
18 22 (0.73%) Statistics
19 19 (0.63%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 758 (25.19%) Linux
2 631 (20.97%) Windows
3 331 (11.00%) UNIX
4 106 (3.52%) Android
5 93 (3.09%) Apple iOS
6 60 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 49 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 48 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
9 41 (1.36%) Windows 2000 Server
10 34 (1.13%) Solaris
11 26 (0.86%) Windows 7
12 19 (0.63%) Windows XP
13 16 (0.53%) VxWorks
13 16 (0.53%) Embedded Linux
14 13 (0.43%) Windows 2000
15 12 (0.40%) Windows NT
15 12 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
16 11 (0.37%) Mac OS X
17 8 (0.27%) CentOS
18 7 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1134 (37.69%) Agile Software Development
2 593 (19.71%) OO
3 497 (16.52%) MVC
4 371 (12.33%) TDD
5 297 (9.87%) SDLC
6 268 (8.91%) Multithreading
7 267 (8.87%) UML
8 260 (8.64%) Scrum
9 227 (7.54%) Unit Testing
10 215 (7.15%) OOD
11 213 (7.08%) OOP
12 212 (7.05%) Web Development
13 197 (6.55%) Continuous Integration
14 147 (4.89%) Project Management
14 147 (4.89%) BDD
15 136 (4.52%) Open Source
16 128 (4.25%) Software Architecture
17 122 (4.05%) Mentoring
18 106 (3.52%) E-Commerce
19 103 (3.42%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1134 (37.69%) C#
2 1016 (33.77%) Java
3 993 (33.00%) C++
4 984 (32.70%) SQL
5 968 (32.17%) JavaScript
6 431 (14.32%) C
7 373 (12.40%) Python
8 313 (10.40%) PHP
9 166 (5.52%) VB.NET
10 142 (4.72%) Ruby
11 126 (4.19%) PL/SQL
12 125 (4.15%) T-SQL
13 105 (3.49%) Embedded C++
14 92 (3.06%) Embedded C
15 86 (2.86%) COBOL
16 84 (2.79%) VB
17 79 (2.63%) Perl
18 64 (2.13%) Shell Script
19 30 (1.00%) Ada
20 29 (0.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1088 (36.16%) Degree
2 113 (3.76%) Security Cleared
3 64 (2.13%) SC Cleared
4 60 (1.99%) PhD
5 45 (1.50%) ISEB
6 33 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
7 32 (1.06%) ISTQB
8 18 (0.60%) PMP
8 18 (0.60%) PMI Certification
9 12 (0.40%) MCP
10 11 (0.37%) OCPJP
10 11 (0.37%) DV Cleared
11 10 (0.33%) Chartered Engineer
12 8 (0.27%) HND
13 7 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
13 7 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 6 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
14 6 (0.20%) OCMJD
15 5 (0.17%) MCTS
15 5 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 187 (6.21%) QA
2 34 (1.13%) ISO 9001
3 18 (0.60%) SLA
4 5 (0.17%) DO-178B
5 4 (0.13%) TickIT
5 4 (0.13%) HL7
6 3 (0.100%) DICOM
6 3 (0.100%) JTAG
6 3 (0.100%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.066%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.066%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 2 (0.066%) GAMP
7 2 (0.066%) GMP
8 1 (0.033%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.033%) Data Quality
System Software
1 84 (2.79%) Firmware
2 49 (1.63%) Oracle RAC
3 23 (0.76%) Varnish
4 22 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (0.53%) IMail Server
6 9 (0.30%) XenServer
7 6 (0.20%) VirtualBox
8 4 (0.13%) Xen
8 4 (0.13%) Active Directory
8 4 (0.13%) iptables
9 3 (0.100%) NFS
9 3 (0.100%) Snort
10 2 (0.066%) KVM
11 1 (0.033%) Docker
11 1 (0.033%) vCloud
11 1 (0.033%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.033%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.033%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 54 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
2 49 (1.63%) Puppet
3 19 (0.63%) Ansible
4 17 (0.56%) logstash
4 17 (0.56%) Nagios
5 16 (0.53%) StatsD
6 15 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.17%) ZABBIX
7 5 (0.17%) Cacti
7 5 (0.17%) Ganglia
7 5 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (0.17%) Salt
7 5 (0.17%) collectd
7 5 (0.17%) Graphite
8 4 (0.13%) Vagrant
9 3 (0.100%) Opsview
10 2 (0.066%) CA Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.033%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 1 (0.033%) BMC PATROL
11 1 (0.033%) yum
Vendors
1 339 (11.27%) Microsoft
2 329 (10.93%) Oracle
3 91 (3.02%) Red Hat
4 38 (1.26%) Google
5 29 (0.96%) Pega
6 28 (0.93%) SAP
7 27 (0.90%) QNX
7 27 (0.90%) Zend
8 23 (0.76%) VMware
8 23 (0.76%) TOWER Software
9 20 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
10 18 (0.60%) Perforce
11 16 (0.53%) Sun
11 16 (0.53%) AppDynamics
12 15 (0.50%) Endeca
13 14 (0.47%) Telerik
13 14 (0.47%) Progress
14 12 (0.40%) Websense
15 11 (0.37%) HP
15 11 (0.37%) Atlassian
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