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

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 27 32 29
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 1486 1560 1721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 7.78% 7.35% 7.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.10% 8.69% 8.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1304 1367 1548
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
16336 17947 19870
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.49% 84.50% 83.94%
Number of salaries quoted 13716 14135 15836
Median salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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
Surrey 0 329 £45,000 -10.00% 56
Hampshire 0 300 £42,500 +6.25% 48
Berkshire -5 213 £50,000 +11.11% 36
Oxfordshire +11 212 £45,000 - 22
West Sussex -5 198 £42,500 +6.25% 14
Buckinghamshire +2 119 £45,000 +18.42% 14
East Sussex -8 71 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Kent +17 54 £37,500 -3.22% 4
Middlesex +3 4 £56,750 +71.96%
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 1227 (41.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1217 (40.77%) C++
3 1173 (39.30%) Degree
4 1101 (36.88%) C#
5 985 (33.00%) JavaScript
6 924 (30.95%) Java
7 916 (30.69%) Computer Science
8 859 (28.78%) Linux
9 821 (27.50%) SQL
10 790 (26.47%) HTML
11 772 (25.86%) .NET
12 693 (23.22%) Windows
13 691 (23.15%) CSS
14 582 (19.50%) OO
15 566 (18.96%) C
16 547 (18.32%) TDD
17 537 (17.99%) SQL Server
18 496 (16.62%) Python
19 440 (14.74%) MVC
20 418 (14.00%) Microsoft
21 405 (13.57%) Web Services
22 395 (13.23%) Multithreading
23 387 (12.96%) Finance
24 382 (12.80%) XML
25 376 (12.60%) ASP.NET
26 340 (11.39%) SDLC
27 338 (11.32%) jQuery
28 332 (11.12%) Scrum
29 330 (11.06%) Web Development
30 297 (9.95%) Oracle

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
1 137 (4.59%) Apache
2 118 (3.95%) Node.js
3 67 (2.24%) IIS
4 52 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
5 46 (1.54%) Tomcat
6 37 (1.24%) WebSphere
7 35 (1.17%) CMS
8 24 (0.80%) JBoss
9 21 (0.70%) Apache Spark
10 20 (0.67%) CICS
11 19 (0.64%) WebLogic
12 16 (0.54%) Apache Pig
13 15 (0.50%) SharePoint
14 14 (0.47%) Confluence
15 11 (0.37%) OpenStack
15 11 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
16 10 (0.34%) Apache Solr
17 9 (0.30%) Cloud Foundry
17 9 (0.30%) GlassFish
17 9 (0.30%) Liferay
Applications
1 208 (6.97%) MS Excel
2 31 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 24 (0.80%) Photoshop
4 12 (0.40%) MS Office
4 12 (0.40%) Simulink
5 6 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.10%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.067%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.067%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.067%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.067%) Stateflow
8 1 (0.034%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 20 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 16 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
2 16 (0.54%) VisionPLUS
3 8 (0.27%) Magento
4 6 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.13%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.034%) BASE24
6 1 (0.034%) Cognos Planning
6 1 (0.034%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.034%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.034%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 103 (3.45%) SaaS
2 91 (3.05%) Amazon AWS
3 67 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 42 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (0.44%) GitHub
5 13 (0.44%) PaaS
6 9 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (0.20%) Dropbox
7 6 (0.20%) Google Analytics
7 6 (0.20%) Google Drive
7 6 (0.20%) Google Play
8 4 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
8 4 (0.13%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (0.13%) CloudFront
8 4 (0.13%) Route 53
9 3 (0.10%) Heroku
10 2 (0.067%) Force.com
11 1 (0.034%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 135 (4.52%) TCP/IP
2 47 (1.57%) HTTP
3 39 (1.31%) Internet
4 27 (0.90%) SSL
5 26 (0.87%) VoIP
6 25 (0.84%) Firewall
7 24 (0.80%) DNS
8 18 (0.60%) FTP
8 18 (0.60%) Network Security
9 17 (0.57%) RS-232
10 15 (0.50%) 3G
10 15 (0.50%) RS-485
11 14 (0.47%) LDAP
12 13 (0.44%) SMTP
13 11 (0.37%) LTE
14 10 (0.34%) Bluetooth
14 10 (0.34%) Ethernet
14 10 (0.34%) GSM
14 10 (0.34%) RFID
14 10 (0.34%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 537 (17.99%) SQL Server
2 287 (9.61%) MySQL
3 145 (4.86%) Big Data
4 139 (4.66%) Relational Database
5 126 (4.22%) NoSQL
6 72 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
7 63 (2.11%) Oracle Database
8 58 (1.94%) MongoDB
8 58 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
9 51 (1.71%) RDBMS
10 48 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
11 42 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
12 40 (1.34%) Hadoop
13 30 (1.01%) GIS
14 28 (0.94%) DB2
15 27 (0.90%) SQL Server 2014
16 20 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
17 19 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 18 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 16 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 293 (9.82%) Git (software)
2 288 (9.65%) Visual Studio
3 203 (6.80%) Subversion
4 118 (3.95%) Jenkins
5 117 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
6 79 (2.65%) JIRA
7 75 (2.51%) NUnit
8 74 (2.48%) Eclipse
9 70 (2.35%) Maven
10 62 (2.08%) Selenium
11 61 (2.04%) JUnit
12 44 (1.47%) Bugzilla
13 43 (1.44%) Rhino Mocks
14 35 (1.17%) Grunt
15 29 (0.97%) GCC
16 28 (0.94%) Protractor
17 25 (0.84%) ClearCase
17 25 (0.84%) Cucumber
17 25 (0.84%) Rational DOORS
18 24 (0.80%) TeamCity
General
1 387 (12.96%) Finance
2 182 (6.10%) Telecoms
3 145 (4.86%) Electronics
4 115 (3.85%) Aerospace
5 100 (3.35%) Manufacturing
6 94 (3.15%) Automotive
7 91 (3.05%) Games
8 65 (2.18%) Marketing
9 53 (1.78%) Banking
10 43 (1.44%) Retail
11 38 (1.27%) Advertising
12 33 (1.11%) Military
13 24 (0.80%) Financial Institution
14 20 (0.67%) Avionics
15 17 (0.57%) Investment Banking
15 17 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
16 12 (0.40%) Publishing
17 6 (0.20%) Japanese Language
18 5 (0.17%) Billing
18 5 (0.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1365 (45.73%) Developer
2 1348 (45.16%) Software Engineer
3 407 (13.63%) Software Developer
4 404 (13.53%) C++ Software Engineer
5 392 (13.13%) C# Developer
6 289 (9.68%) Java Developer
7 265 (8.88%) .NET Developer
8 259 (8.68%) C# Software Engineer
9 253 (8.48%) Senior Software Engineer
10 242 (8.11%) Senior Developer
11 231 (7.74%) Java Engineer
12 226 (7.57%) C++ Developer
13 223 (7.47%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 222 (7.44%) Java Software Engineer
15 198 (6.63%) C# Software Developer
16 186 (6.23%) C# .NET Developer
17 177 (5.93%) Graduate
18 168 (5.63%) Embedded Engineer
19 152 (5.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
20 142 (4.76%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 790 (26.47%) HTML
2 772 (25.86%) .NET
3 691 (23.15%) CSS
4 405 (13.57%) Web Services
5 382 (12.80%) XML
6 376 (12.60%) ASP.NET
7 338 (11.32%) jQuery
8 280 (9.38%) AngularJS
9 255 (8.54%) HTML5
10 184 (6.16%) .NET Framework
11 182 (6.10%) ASP.NET MVC
12 174 (5.83%) JSON
13 171 (5.73%) CSS3
14 168 (5.63%) REST
15 162 (5.43%) Ajax
15 162 (5.43%) Spring
16 153 (5.13%) WCF
17 150 (5.03%) SOAP
17 150 (5.03%) WPF
18 144 (4.82%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 916 (30.69%) Computer Science
2 291 (9.75%) Mathematics
3 175 (5.86%) Analytical Skills
4 153 (5.13%) Embedded Systems
5 118 (3.95%) User Experience
6 112 (3.75%) Algorithms
7 104 (3.48%) Visualisation
8 100 (3.35%) Physics
9 82 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
10 51 (1.71%) Mobile App
11 48 (1.61%) Management Information System
12 40 (1.34%) Device Driver
13 32 (1.07%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 29 (0.97%) Mainframe
14 29 (0.97%) Statistics
15 28 (0.94%) Data Structures
16 24 (0.80%) Driving Licence
16 24 (0.80%) iDTV
17 23 (0.77%) Client/Server
18 19 (0.64%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 859 (28.78%) Linux
2 693 (23.22%) Windows
3 203 (6.80%) Unix
4 87 (2.91%) Android
5 63 (2.11%) Apple iOS
6 53 (1.78%) Windows Server
7 51 (1.71%) VxWorks
8 46 (1.54%) Embedded Linux
9 26 (0.87%) Debian
10 24 (0.80%) Mac OS X
11 21 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
12 20 (0.67%) Solaris
13 16 (0.54%) CentOS
13 16 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 15 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
15 11 (0.37%) Windows 7
16 10 (0.34%) Mac OS
16 10 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
17 5 (0.17%) zOS
18 4 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1227 (41.11%) Agile Software Development
2 582 (19.50%) OO
3 547 (18.32%) TDD
4 440 (14.74%) MVC
5 395 (13.23%) Multithreading
6 340 (11.39%) SDLC
7 332 (11.12%) Scrum
8 330 (11.06%) Web Development
9 276 (9.25%) OOP
10 247 (8.27%) Unit Testing
11 229 (7.67%) Continuous Integration
12 226 (7.57%) UML
13 209 (7.00%) OOD
14 162 (5.43%) Mentoring
15 150 (5.03%) Open Source
16 138 (4.62%) BDD
17 135 (4.52%) SOA
18 123 (4.12%) User Stories
19 118 (3.95%) Software Testing
20 110 (3.69%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1217 (40.77%) C++
2 1101 (36.88%) C#
3 985 (33.00%) JavaScript
4 924 (30.95%) Java
5 821 (27.50%) SQL
6 566 (18.96%) C
7 496 (16.62%) Python
8 262 (8.78%) PHP
9 160 (5.36%) Perl
10 150 (5.03%) Ruby
11 102 (3.42%) T-SQL
12 76 (2.55%) Bash Shell
13 70 (2.35%) Embedded C
13 70 (2.35%) Embedded C++
14 67 (2.24%) VB.NET
15 63 (2.11%) Assembly Language
16 48 (1.61%) PL/SQL
17 45 (1.51%) R
18 41 (1.37%) PHP 5
19 38 (1.27%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1173 (39.30%) Degree
2 158 (5.29%) Security Cleared
3 113 (3.79%) SC Cleared
4 82 (2.75%) PhD
5 34 (1.14%) DV Cleared
6 29 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
7 27 (0.90%) Oracle Certification
8 25 (0.84%) ISEB
9 24 (0.80%) ISTQB
10 21 (0.70%) OCPJP
11 14 (0.47%) Sun Certification
12 10 (0.34%) DBS Check
13 9 (0.30%) Postgraduate
14 7 (0.23%) MBA
15 6 (0.20%) HND
15 6 (0.20%) MySQL Certification
16 4 (0.13%) CISSP
16 4 (0.13%) CITP
17 3 (0.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 3 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 181 (6.06%) QA
2 23 (0.77%) ISO 9001
3 18 (0.60%) SLA
4 13 (0.44%) MISRA
5 12 (0.40%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.23%) ISO13485
7 6 (0.20%) DO-254
7 6 (0.20%) SDET
8 5 (0.17%) GAMP
8 5 (0.17%) GMP
9 4 (0.13%) COSO
9 4 (0.13%) DO-178B
9 4 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.13%) ISO22301
9 4 (0.13%) ISO26262
9 4 (0.13%) MISRA C
9 4 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.10%) DICOM
10 3 (0.10%) PA-DSS
11 2 (0.067%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 65 (2.18%) Firmware
2 15 (0.50%) HDFS
3 13 (0.44%) Docker
4 10 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (0.30%) iptables
5 9 (0.30%) NFS
5 9 (0.30%) Xen
5 9 (0.30%) XenServer
6 6 (0.20%) Snort
7 4 (0.13%) Apache Flume
7 4 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.067%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.067%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.067%) vSphere
9 1 (0.034%) KVM
Systems Management
1 26 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (0.54%) Ansible
2 16 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
3 13 (0.44%) Puppet
4 8 (0.27%) CA Single Sign-On
5 6 (0.20%) Hadoop YARN
5 6 (0.20%) StatsD
6 5 (0.17%) Oozie
7 4 (0.13%) CA Spectrum
7 4 (0.13%) Capistrano
7 4 (0.13%) logstash
8 3 (0.10%) Kibana
9 2 (0.067%) Ambari
9 2 (0.067%) CA Service Virtualization
9 2 (0.067%) Nessus
9 2 (0.067%) Nmap
10 1 (0.034%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.034%) Nagios
10 1 (0.034%) Opsview
10 1 (0.034%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 418 (14.00%) Microsoft
2 297 (9.95%) Oracle
3 55 (1.84%) Sophos
4 42 (1.41%) Sun
5 40 (1.34%) IBM
6 39 (1.31%) hybris
7 37 (1.24%) Progress
8 36 (1.21%) Red Hat
9 34 (1.14%) Google
10 33 (1.11%) SAP
11 23 (0.77%) Zend
12 22 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
13 19 (0.64%) VMware
14 18 (0.60%) HP
15 17 (0.57%) EMC
15 17 (0.57%) Twitter
16 16 (0.54%) Telelogic
16 16 (0.54%) TSYS
17 15 (0.50%) CA
18 14 (0.47%) Sitecore
Sussex
Reflex Computer Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Company Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Kent
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, 25 days hol, Pension, Private medical...
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £27000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
AAP3
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Imperative People
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Romsey, Hampshire
DCV Technologies
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum bonus scheme, private medical insura
Posted: 21 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bagshot, Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Share options
Posted: 23 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Scope AT Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Roc Search Limited
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Walton-on-thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Limited
Salary: 40K-55K + up to 30 days Holidays + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Weybridge, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £30k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum + benefits + training + career progression
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum +benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £40k to £45K
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Weybridge, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £23500 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary package
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary and Package
Posted: Yesterday