The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 30 34 29
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 1547 1371 1525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 6.81% 6.19% 6.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.75% 8.31% 8.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1398 1174 1299
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17670 16495 17517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 77.82% 74.48% 75.48%
Number of salaries quoted 13894 13425 14881
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Engineering
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +18 400 £46,500 +3.33% 22
Hampshire +1 338 £38,250 +9.28% 44
Oxfordshire +7 217 £45,000 +12.50% 22
Berkshire -21 179 £45,000 +12.50% 31
Buckinghamshire +5 121 £35,000 - 7
East Sussex -4 93 £40,000 - 2
West Sussex -20 81 £42,500 -5.55% 10
Kent +7 59 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Isle of Wight +3 43 £26,500 -24.28% 2
Middlesex -7 35 £42,500 - 5
Sussex 0 1 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 1485 (45.43%) C#
2 1305 (39.92%) .NET
3 1198 (36.65%) Degree
4 1152 (35.24%) C++
5 1031 (31.54%) Java
6 1027 (31.42%) SQL
7 1014 (31.02%) JavaScript
8 944 (28.88%) HTML
9 874 (26.74%) SQL Server
10 829 (25.36%) Computer Science
11 784 (23.98%) OO
12 745 (22.79%) Linux
13 706 (21.60%) CSS
14 688 (21.05%) ASP.NET
15 667 (20.40%) Windows
16 617 (18.87%) Microsoft
17 610 (18.66%) Agile Software Development
18 606 (18.54%) C
19 509 (15.57%) MVC
20 482 (14.74%) Finance
21 477 (14.59%) XML
22 460 (14.07%) TDD
23 448 (13.70%) jQuery
24 435 (13.31%) Web Services
25 392 (11.99%) Oracle
26 390 (11.93%) Mathematics
27 377 (11.53%) Scrum
28 353 (10.80%) MS Excel
29 289 (8.84%) WPF
30 279 (8.53%) .NET Framework

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 98 (3.00%) Apache
2 78 (2.39%) WebSphere
3 66 (2.02%) IIS
4 64 (1.96%) Node.js
5 62 (1.90%) Tomcat
6 46 (1.41%) CMS
7 39 (1.19%) WebLogic
8 30 (0.92%) SharePoint
9 28 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
10 22 (0.67%) Drupal
11 16 (0.49%) Apache Solr
12 15 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
13 14 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
14 9 (0.28%) Resin
15 8 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
16 7 (0.21%) SAS
17 6 (0.18%) WebSphere Process Server
17 6 (0.18%) Oracle Service Bus
18 5 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
18 5 (0.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 353 (10.80%) MS Excel
2 39 (1.19%) MS Office
3 25 (0.76%) Simulink
4 14 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.28%) Adobe After Effects
6 6 (0.18%) AutoCAD
7 4 (0.12%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.061%) MS Project
9 1 (0.031%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.031%) Doxygen
9 1 (0.031%) Zemax
Business Applications
1 18 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.12%) Magento
3 4 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.092%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.092%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.031%) Tridion
5 1 (0.031%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 102 (3.12%) SaaS
2 45 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (0.58%) GitHub
5 16 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (0.37%) Amazon S3
7 8 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.18%) Force.com
9 4 (0.12%) IaaS
10 3 (0.092%) PaaS
10 3 (0.092%) Heroku
10 3 (0.092%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 145 (4.44%) TCP/IP
2 92 (2.81%) HTTP
3 80 (2.45%) Internet
4 56 (1.71%) GSM
5 34 (1.04%) SSL
6 33 (1.01%) UMTS
7 30 (0.92%) Ethernet
8 29 (0.89%) Wireless
9 28 (0.86%) LTE
10 25 (0.76%) FTP
11 22 (0.67%) GPRS
11 22 (0.67%) DNS
12 21 (0.64%) VoIP
13 19 (0.58%) RTP
14 17 (0.52%) RANAP
14 17 (0.52%) Asterisk PBX
14 17 (0.52%) PBX
15 16 (0.49%) Bluetooth
16 15 (0.46%) RFID
17 13 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 874 (26.74%) SQL Server
2 210 (6.42%) MySQL
3 196 (6.00%) Relational Database
4 145 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 136 (4.16%) Big Data
6 90 (2.75%) NoSQL
7 81 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
8 77 (2.36%) RDBMS
9 74 (2.26%) Hadoop
10 64 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
11 50 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
12 49 (1.50%) Oracle Database
13 37 (1.13%) MongoDB
14 35 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 28 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 22 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 22 (0.67%) Apache Accumulo
17 18 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
18 16 (0.49%) HBase
19 15 (0.46%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 268 (8.20%) Visual Studio
2 191 (5.84%) Subversion
3 93 (2.84%) Git (software)
4 84 (2.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 68 (2.08%) Eclipse
6 57 (1.74%) Selenium
7 53 (1.62%) JUnit
8 49 (1.50%) JIRA
9 43 (1.32%) Maven
9 43 (1.32%) NUnit
10 39 (1.19%) Rational DOORS
11 36 (1.10%) Rational Rhapsody
11 36 (1.10%) Jenkins
12 35 (1.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 32 (0.98%) Rhino Mocks
14 29 (0.89%) GDB
14 29 (0.89%) Ant
15 26 (0.80%) ClearCase
16 25 (0.76%) TeamCity
17 22 (0.67%) Xcode
General
1 482 (14.74%) Finance
2 180 (5.51%) Electronics
3 130 (3.98%) Telecoms
4 114 (3.49%) Military
5 103 (3.15%) Marketing
6 83 (2.54%) Banking
7 76 (2.32%) Retail
8 57 (1.74%) Aerospace
8 57 (1.74%) Games
9 55 (1.68%) Investment Banking
10 35 (1.07%) Front Office
11 30 (0.92%) Manufacturing
12 23 (0.70%) Publishing
13 21 (0.64%) French Language
14 19 (0.58%) Advertising
15 16 (0.49%) Automotive
16 14 (0.43%) Back Office
16 14 (0.43%) Legal
16 14 (0.43%) Avionics
17 13 (0.40%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1653 (50.57%) Developer
2 1475 (45.12%) Software Engineer
3 588 (17.99%) Software Developer
4 508 (15.54%) C# Developer
5 350 (10.71%) Java Developer
6 335 (10.25%) .NET Developer
7 279 (8.53%) Senior Developer
7 279 (8.53%) Senior Software Engineer
8 255 (7.80%) C++ Software Engineer
9 253 (7.74%) C# Software Engineer
10 237 (7.25%) C# .NET Developer
11 218 (6.67%) Analyst
12 215 (6.58%) Programmer
13 206 (6.30%) Graduate
14 182 (5.57%) C# Software Developer
15 156 (4.77%) Junior
16 154 (4.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
17 152 (4.65%) .NET Software Engineer
18 137 (4.19%) Web Developer
19 136 (4.16%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1305 (39.92%) .NET
2 944 (28.88%) HTML
3 706 (21.60%) CSS
4 688 (21.05%) ASP.NET
5 477 (14.59%) XML
6 448 (13.70%) jQuery
7 435 (13.31%) Web Services
8 289 (8.84%) WPF
9 279 (8.53%) .NET Framework
10 257 (7.86%) ASP.NET MVC
10 257 (7.86%) HTML5
11 256 (7.83%) WCF
12 244 (7.46%) Spring
13 242 (7.40%) Ajax
14 205 (6.27%) J2EE
15 168 (5.14%) SOAP
16 163 (4.99%) WinForms
17 153 (4.68%) REST
18 145 (4.44%) CSS3
19 132 (4.04%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 829 (25.36%) Computer Science
2 390 (11.93%) Mathematics
3 163 (4.99%) Physics
4 147 (4.50%) Open Source
5 136 (4.16%) Enterprise Software
6 99 (3.03%) Mobile App
7 73 (2.23%) Embedded Systems
8 70 (2.14%) Management Information System
9 51 (1.56%) Client/Server
10 44 (1.35%) Firmware
11 42 (1.28%) Statistics
12 37 (1.13%) Social Media
13 33 (1.01%) N-Tier
14 30 (0.92%) Clustering
15 28 (0.86%) 3D Graphics
15 28 (0.86%) Device Driver
16 26 (0.80%) Visualisation
17 25 (0.76%) Life Science
18 24 (0.73%) EMV
19 23 (0.70%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 745 (22.79%) Linux
2 667 (20.40%) Windows
3 218 (6.67%) UNIX
4 163 (4.99%) Android
5 136 (4.16%) Apple iOS
6 96 (2.94%) Embedded Linux
7 50 (1.53%) Solaris
8 38 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 35 (1.07%) AIX
10 28 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 26 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
12 25 (0.76%) Windows 8
13 24 (0.73%) Mac OS X
14 19 (0.58%) VxWorks
15 14 (0.43%) Debian
16 12 (0.37%) Windows CE
16 12 (0.37%) MVS
17 11 (0.34%) Windows Phone
18 10 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
18 10 (0.31%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 784 (23.98%) OO
2 610 (18.66%) Agile Software Development
3 509 (15.57%) MVC
4 460 (14.07%) TDD
5 377 (11.53%) Scrum
6 237 (7.25%) OOD
7 233 (7.13%) Web Development
8 229 (7.01%) Multithreading
9 216 (6.61%) UML
10 213 (6.52%) Unit Testing
11 195 (5.97%) OOP
12 178 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
13 133 (4.07%) Project Management
14 128 (3.92%) BDD
15 104 (3.18%) Configuration Management
16 94 (2.88%) SOA
17 93 (2.84%) Software Architecture
18 91 (2.78%) E-Commerce
19 89 (2.72%) iOS Development
20 79 (2.42%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 1485 (45.43%) C#
2 1152 (35.24%) C++
3 1031 (31.54%) Java
4 1027 (31.42%) SQL
5 1014 (31.02%) JavaScript
6 606 (18.54%) C
7 216 (6.61%) Python
8 171 (5.23%) PHP
9 159 (4.86%) VB.NET
10 99 (3.03%) Embedded C++
11 96 (2.94%) Embedded C
12 95 (2.91%) Perl
13 90 (2.75%) T-SQL
14 76 (2.32%) Ruby
15 63 (1.93%) VB
15 63 (1.93%) MATLAB
15 63 (1.93%) Objective-C
16 53 (1.62%) PL/SQL
17 47 (1.44%) Shell Script
18 36 (1.10%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1198 (36.65%) Degree
2 261 (7.98%) Security Cleared
3 95 (2.91%) SC Cleared
4 76 (2.32%) PhD
5 60 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
6 40 (1.22%) MCP
7 32 (0.98%) ISEB
8 24 (0.73%) MCSE
9 19 (0.58%) DV Cleared
10 16 (0.49%) Sun Certification
11 15 (0.46%) OCPJP
11 15 (0.46%) ISTQB
12 14 (0.43%) MCTS
13 13 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 11 (0.34%) OCMJD
15 10 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
15 10 (0.31%) Postgraduate
16 9 (0.28%) MCPD
17 5 (0.15%) APMP
17 5 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 173 (5.29%) QA
2 66 (2.02%) ISO 9001
3 24 (0.73%) SLA
4 17 (0.52%) HL7
5 16 (0.49%) JTAG
6 10 (0.31%) DICOM
7 4 (0.12%) GAMP
7 4 (0.12%) ISO 9000
7 4 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.12%) Solvency II
8 3 (0.092%) IEC 61508
8 3 (0.092%) DO-178B
8 3 (0.092%) TickIT
9 2 (0.061%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.031%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 23 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (0.37%) vCloud
3 7 (0.21%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.18%) IMail Server
5 4 (0.12%) vSphere
5 4 (0.12%) UAG
5 4 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (0.12%) KVM
5 4 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.092%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.092%) Xen
7 2 (0.061%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.061%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.061%) Varnish
7 2 (0.061%) NFS
8 1 (0.031%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.031%) zsh
8 1 (0.031%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 45 (1.38%) Puppet
2 30 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
3 23 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (0.34%) Nagios
5 9 (0.28%) Munin
6 4 (0.12%) SCCM
7 3 (0.092%) Ambari
8 2 (0.061%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.061%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.061%) collectd
8 2 (0.061%) StatsD
8 2 (0.061%) logstash
8 2 (0.061%) Salt
9 1 (0.031%) OpenNMS
9 1 (0.031%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.031%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 617 (18.87%) Microsoft
2 392 (11.99%) Oracle
3 45 (1.38%) JBoss
4 40 (1.22%) VMware
5 35 (1.07%) IBM
6 28 (0.86%) Red Hat
6 28 (0.86%) Xamarin
7 27 (0.83%) Cisco
8 22 (0.67%) Sybase
8 22 (0.67%) Sun
9 21 (0.64%) HP
10 17 (0.52%) Adobe
11 16 (0.49%) EMC
12 15 (0.46%) VeriFone
12 15 (0.46%) Sitecore
12 15 (0.46%) Zend
13 14 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
14 13 (0.40%) SunGard
15 12 (0.37%) QNX
15 12 (0.37%) Google
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 5 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cowes, Isle of Wight
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £47000 per annum + excellent pension, flexible hours
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Towers Watson
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £26000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oxford University Press
Salary: Salary: Depending on skills and experience. OUP offers a full range of
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday