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

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 28 31 29
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 1476 1542 1659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 7.98% 7.41% 7.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.31% 8.72% 8.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1298 1343 1501
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
15846 17680 19234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.67% 84.98% 83.72%
Number of salaries quoted 13244 14035 15412
Median salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £66,500
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 28 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 28 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 +4 345 £42,500 -15.00% 57
Hampshire -4 277 £42,500 +8.97% 41
Oxfordshire +10 214 £45,000 +5.88% 28
Berkshire -9 211 £50,000 +11.11% 33
West Sussex -1 206 £42,500 - 10
Buckinghamshire +2 122 £40,000 +5.26% 9
East Sussex -6 72 £50,000 +25.00% 10
Kent +11 40 £37,500 -11.76% 4
Middlesex +1 3 £55,000 +66.66% 1
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 1251 (42.96%) C++
2 1187 (40.76%) Agile Software Development
3 1144 (39.29%) Degree
4 1061 (36.44%) C#
5 916 (31.46%) JavaScript
6 909 (31.22%) Java
7 884 (30.36%) Computer Science
8 866 (29.74%) Linux
9 813 (27.92%) SQL
10 751 (25.79%) .NET
11 743 (25.52%) HTML
12 714 (24.52%) Windows
13 642 (22.05%) CSS
14 582 (19.99%) C
15 568 (19.51%) OO
16 506 (17.38%) TDD
17 502 (17.24%) SQL Server
18 489 (16.79%) Python
19 410 (14.08%) MVC
20 405 (13.91%) Multithreading
21 394 (13.53%) Microsoft
21 394 (13.53%) Web Services
22 383 (13.15%) Finance
23 368 (12.64%) XML
24 348 (11.95%) ASP.NET
25 333 (11.44%) SDLC
26 326 (11.20%) Scrum
27 312 (10.71%) jQuery
28 307 (10.54%) Oracle
29 296 (10.16%) Web Development

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
1 127 (4.36%) Apache
2 110 (3.78%) Node.js
3 61 (2.09%) IIS
4 50 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
5 46 (1.58%) Tomcat
6 37 (1.27%) WebSphere
7 29 (1.00%) CMS
8 24 (0.82%) Apache Spark
8 24 (0.82%) JBoss
9 20 (0.69%) WebLogic
10 19 (0.65%) CICS
11 17 (0.58%) Apache Pig
11 17 (0.58%) SharePoint
12 14 (0.48%) Confluence
13 12 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
14 11 (0.38%) OpenStack
15 10 (0.34%) Commerce Server
15 10 (0.34%) Liferay
16 9 (0.31%) Cloud Foundry
16 9 (0.31%) GlassFish
Applications
1 185 (6.35%) MS Excel
2 19 (0.65%) Photoshop
3 18 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (0.38%) MS Office
5 8 (0.27%) Simulink
6 6 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.10%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.069%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 19 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 15 (0.52%) VisionPLUS
3 10 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (0.34%) Magento
3 10 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
4 7 (0.24%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 2 (0.069%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.034%) BASE24
6 1 (0.034%) Cognos Planning
6 1 (0.034%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 97 (3.33%) SaaS
2 92 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
3 79 (2.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 41 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (0.52%) GitHub
6 13 (0.45%) PaaS
7 9 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (0.21%) Dropbox
8 6 (0.21%) Google Drive
9 5 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.17%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.14%) Google Play
11 3 (0.10%) Heroku
11 3 (0.10%) iTunes
12 2 (0.069%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.069%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.069%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.069%) CloudFront
12 2 (0.069%) Force.com
12 2 (0.069%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 124 (4.26%) TCP/IP
2 41 (1.41%) HTTP
3 31 (1.06%) Internet
4 29 (1.00%) VoIP
5 24 (0.82%) DNS
6 21 (0.72%) SSL
7 20 (0.69%) Firewall
8 15 (0.52%) 3G
8 15 (0.52%) FTP
8 15 (0.52%) Network Security
8 15 (0.52%) RS-232
9 14 (0.48%) RS-485
9 14 (0.48%) SMTP
10 13 (0.45%) Bluetooth
11 11 (0.38%) LDAP
11 11 (0.38%) LTE
12 10 (0.34%) Ethernet
12 10 (0.34%) GSM
12 10 (0.34%) UMTS
13 9 (0.31%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 502 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 246 (8.45%) MySQL
3 149 (5.12%) Big Data
4 145 (4.98%) Relational Database
5 114 (3.91%) NoSQL
6 77 (2.64%) PostgreSQL
7 64 (2.20%) Oracle Database
8 48 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
9 47 (1.61%) MongoDB
10 44 (1.51%) RDBMS
10 44 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
11 42 (1.44%) Hadoop
12 40 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
13 31 (1.06%) DB2
14 29 (1.00%) GIS
15 22 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
15 22 (0.76%) SQL Server 2014
16 16 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 15 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 14 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 280 (9.62%) Visual Studio
2 260 (8.93%) Git (software)
3 191 (6.56%) Subversion
4 110 (3.78%) Jenkins
5 104 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 79 (2.71%) Eclipse
7 76 (2.61%) JIRA
8 67 (2.30%) Maven
9 66 (2.27%) NUnit
10 56 (1.92%) Selenium
11 54 (1.85%) JUnit
12 47 (1.61%) Bugzilla
13 37 (1.27%) Rhino Mocks
14 29 (1.00%) TeamCity
15 28 (0.96%) Grunt
16 25 (0.86%) ClearCase
17 24 (0.82%) GCC
18 23 (0.79%) InstallShield
18 23 (0.79%) WebDriver
19 22 (0.76%) Ant
General
1 383 (13.15%) Finance
2 186 (6.39%) Telecoms
3 140 (4.81%) Electronics
4 134 (4.60%) Aerospace
5 105 (3.61%) Games
6 99 (3.40%) Automotive
7 93 (3.19%) Manufacturing
8 67 (2.30%) Banking
9 63 (2.16%) Marketing
10 43 (1.48%) Retail
11 33 (1.13%) Advertising
12 31 (1.06%) Military
13 23 (0.79%) Avionics
13 23 (0.79%) Financial Institution
14 17 (0.58%) Investment Banking
15 15 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
16 12 (0.41%) Publishing
17 5 (0.17%) Back Office
17 5 (0.17%) Billing
17 5 (0.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1313 (45.09%) Software Engineer
2 1290 (44.30%) Developer
3 418 (14.35%) Software Developer
4 406 (13.94%) C++ Software Engineer
5 365 (12.53%) C# Developer
6 280 (9.62%) Java Developer
7 260 (8.93%) .NET Developer
8 257 (8.83%) Senior Software Engineer
9 256 (8.79%) C# Software Engineer
10 233 (8.00%) Java Engineer
11 227 (7.80%) Senior Developer
12 224 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
13 222 (7.62%) C++ Developer
14 202 (6.94%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 195 (6.70%) C# Software Developer
16 189 (6.49%) Graduate
17 180 (6.18%) C# .NET Developer
18 172 (5.91%) Embedded Engineer
19 151 (5.19%) Embedded Software Engineer
20 134 (4.60%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 751 (25.79%) .NET
2 743 (25.52%) HTML
3 642 (22.05%) CSS
4 394 (13.53%) Web Services
5 368 (12.64%) XML
6 348 (11.95%) ASP.NET
7 312 (10.71%) jQuery
8 266 (9.13%) AngularJS
9 229 (7.86%) HTML5
10 184 (6.32%) ASP.NET MVC
11 181 (6.22%) .NET Framework
12 160 (5.49%) JSON
12 160 (5.49%) REST
13 155 (5.32%) WCF
14 154 (5.29%) CSS3
15 153 (5.25%) Spring
16 148 (5.08%) SOAP
17 140 (4.81%) STL
18 136 (4.67%) WPF
19 133 (4.57%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 884 (30.36%) Computer Science
2 294 (10.10%) Mathematics
3 176 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
4 150 (5.15%) Embedded Systems
5 116 (3.98%) Algorithms
6 107 (3.67%) Physics
7 102 (3.50%) Visualisation
8 101 (3.47%) User Experience
9 76 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
10 46 (1.58%) Mobile App
11 45 (1.55%) Management Information System
12 42 (1.44%) Device Driver
13 32 (1.10%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 31 (1.06%) Statistics
15 28 (0.96%) Data Structures
15 28 (0.96%) Mainframe
16 24 (0.82%) Driving Licence
17 22 (0.76%) Client/Server
18 19 (0.65%) CUDA
18 19 (0.65%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 866 (29.74%) Linux
2 714 (24.52%) Windows
3 212 (7.28%) Unix
4 80 (2.75%) Android
5 56 (1.92%) Apple iOS
6 55 (1.89%) VxWorks
7 45 (1.55%) Windows Server
8 41 (1.41%) Embedded Linux
9 26 (0.89%) Mac OS X
10 23 (0.79%) Debian
10 23 (0.79%) Solaris
11 19 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 16 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
13 13 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (0.38%) CentOS
15 10 (0.34%) Mac OS
15 10 (0.34%) Windows 7
16 6 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
16 6 (0.21%) Windows XP
17 5 (0.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1187 (40.76%) Agile Software Development
2 568 (19.51%) OO
3 506 (17.38%) TDD
4 410 (14.08%) MVC
5 405 (13.91%) Multithreading
6 333 (11.44%) SDLC
7 326 (11.20%) Scrum
8 296 (10.16%) Web Development
9 270 (9.27%) OOP
10 237 (8.14%) UML
11 225 (7.73%) Unit Testing
12 213 (7.31%) Continuous Integration
13 196 (6.73%) OOD
14 156 (5.36%) Open Source
15 146 (5.01%) SOA
16 140 (4.81%) Mentoring
17 137 (4.70%) BDD
18 117 (4.02%) Software Testing
19 111 (3.81%) Software Architecture
20 106 (3.64%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1251 (42.96%) C++
2 1061 (36.44%) C#
3 916 (31.46%) JavaScript
4 909 (31.22%) Java
5 813 (27.92%) SQL
6 582 (19.99%) C
7 489 (16.79%) Python
8 230 (7.90%) PHP
9 161 (5.53%) Perl
10 135 (4.64%) Ruby
11 102 (3.50%) T-SQL
12 74 (2.54%) Embedded C++
13 73 (2.51%) Bash Shell
14 66 (2.27%) Embedded C
15 61 (2.09%) VB.NET
16 58 (1.99%) Assembly Language
17 50 (1.72%) PL/SQL
17 50 (1.72%) R
18 40 (1.37%) VB
19 38 (1.30%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 1144 (39.29%) Degree
2 153 (5.25%) Security Cleared
3 107 (3.67%) SC Cleared
4 95 (3.26%) PhD
5 31 (1.06%) DV Cleared
5 31 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 28 (0.96%) ISTQB
7 26 (0.89%) ISEB
8 25 (0.86%) Oracle Certification
9 20 (0.69%) OCPJP
10 11 (0.38%) DBS Check
11 10 (0.34%) Sun Certification
12 9 (0.31%) Postgraduate
13 7 (0.24%) HND
13 7 (0.24%) MBA
14 6 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 6 (0.21%) MySQL Certification
15 5 (0.17%) CISSP
15 5 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 4 (0.14%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 172 (5.91%) QA
2 25 (0.86%) ISO 9001
3 18 (0.62%) SLA
4 14 (0.48%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.34%) ISO13485
5 10 (0.34%) MISRA
6 9 (0.31%) DICOM
7 6 (0.21%) DO-254
8 5 (0.17%) DO-178B
8 5 (0.17%) GAMP
8 5 (0.17%) GMP
8 5 (0.17%) SDET
9 4 (0.14%) COSO
9 4 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.14%) ISO22301
9 4 (0.14%) MISRA C
9 4 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.10%) PA-DSS
11 2 (0.069%) ISO 9000
11 2 (0.069%) JSP 440
System Software
1 67 (2.30%) Firmware
2 16 (0.55%) HDFS
3 15 (0.52%) Docker
4 8 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.21%) Apache Flume
5 6 (0.21%) iptables
5 6 (0.21%) NFS
5 6 (0.21%) Snort
5 6 (0.21%) Xen
5 6 (0.21%) XenServer
6 4 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.069%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.069%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.069%) vSphere
8 1 (0.034%) KVM
Systems Management
1 26 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (0.72%) Ansible
3 18 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
4 16 (0.55%) Puppet
5 9 (0.31%) CA Single Sign-On
6 7 (0.24%) Hadoop YARN
7 6 (0.21%) Oozie
7 6 (0.21%) StatsD
8 3 (0.10%) Kibana
8 3 (0.10%) logstash
9 2 (0.069%) Ambari
9 2 (0.069%) CA Service Virtualization
9 2 (0.069%) CA Spectrum
9 2 (0.069%) Capistrano
9 2 (0.069%) Nagios
9 2 (0.069%) Nessus
9 2 (0.069%) Nmap
10 1 (0.034%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.034%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 1 (0.034%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 394 (13.53%) Microsoft
2 307 (10.54%) Oracle
3 57 (1.96%) Sophos
4 53 (1.82%) IBM
5 42 (1.44%) hybris
6 37 (1.27%) Red Hat
6 37 (1.27%) Sun
7 33 (1.13%) Progress
8 31 (1.06%) Google
9 30 (1.03%) SAP
10 23 (0.79%) Zend
11 19 (0.65%) HP
12 17 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
12 17 (0.58%) Twitter
12 17 (0.58%) VMware
13 15 (0.52%) EMC
13 15 (0.52%) Sitecore
13 15 (0.52%) TSYS
14 14 (0.48%) CA
15 13 (0.45%) Atlassian
Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: 22,000 to £30,000
Posted: 20 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Longfield, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45k plus benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: 20 hours ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Circa £52K Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Unspecified £DOE
Posted: 19 hours ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: 20 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: £20,000 to £25,000
Posted: 20 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + benefits & training
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + stock + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Oxfordshire
ISL
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday