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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 32 33 28
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 1407 1375 1574
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 6.50% 6.36% 7.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.18% 8.04% 9.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1179 1216 1341
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,850
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
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
17203 17101 17497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 79.53% 79.15% 77.91%
Number of salaries quoted 13388 13970 14814
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 October 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 22 October 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
Hampshire +14 365 £40,000 - 52
Surrey -1 294 £45,000 - 44
Berkshire -25 199 £45,000 +5.88% 25
Oxfordshire -2 139 £48,000 +6.66% 34
West Sussex -6 108 £40,000 -5.88% 13
East Sussex +24 99 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Buckinghamshire -24 80 £37,500 -6.25% 24
Kent +8 55 £45,000 - 13
Middlesex +1 46 £37,500 -31.81% 3
Sussex -1 16 - -
Isle of Wight -2 11 £20,500 -43.44% 1
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 1277 (43.10%) C#
2 1183 (39.93%) Degree
3 1098 (37.06%) Agile Software Development
4 1056 (35.64%) JavaScript
5 1028 (34.69%) .NET
6 1018 (34.36%) Java
7 1000 (33.75%) SQL
8 989 (33.38%) C++
9 988 (33.34%) HTML
10 862 (29.09%) Computer Science
11 721 (24.33%) SQL Server
12 718 (24.23%) CSS
13 679 (22.92%) Linux
14 667 (22.51%) OO
15 588 (19.84%) ASP.NET
16 553 (18.66%) Windows
17 547 (18.46%) C
18 522 (17.62%) XML
19 507 (17.11%) MVC
20 495 (16.71%) Microsoft
21 471 (15.90%) Web Services
22 464 (15.66%) jQuery
23 438 (14.78%) TDD
24 411 (13.87%) Finance
25 369 (12.45%) Oracle
26 353 (11.91%) Mathematics
27 295 (9.96%) Scrum
28 288 (9.72%) Visual Studio
29 284 (9.58%) MS Excel
30 269 (9.08%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 91 (3.07%) Apache
1 91 (3.07%) Node.js
2 74 (2.50%) Tomcat
3 73 (2.46%) IIS
4 58 (1.96%) WebSphere
5 48 (1.62%) Drupal
6 47 (1.59%) WebLogic
7 39 (1.32%) JBoss
8 38 (1.28%) Confluence
9 37 (1.25%) CMS
10 32 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
11 24 (0.81%) SharePoint
12 23 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
13 22 (0.74%) Apache Solr
14 18 (0.61%) Apache Spark
15 16 (0.54%) Oracle Service Bus
16 15 (0.51%) nginx
17 14 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 10 (0.34%) Resin
19 9 (0.30%) Umbraco
Applications
1 284 (9.58%) MS Excel
2 30 (1.01%) MS Office
3 24 (0.81%) Photoshop
4 14 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.27%) Adobe After Effects
6 6 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.17%) AutoCAD
7 5 (0.17%) TargetLink
8 3 (0.10%) Fireworks
8 3 (0.10%) Simulink
9 2 (0.067%) Mathematica
9 2 (0.067%) MS Project
10 1 (0.034%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.034%) Maya
10 1 (0.034%) Zemax
Business Applications
1 7 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.17%) Tridion
3 3 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.067%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.067%) Magento
5 1 (0.034%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.034%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 95 (3.21%) SaaS
2 46 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (1.08%) GitHub
4 22 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
5 17 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (0.40%) Amazon S3
7 11 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (0.24%) Force.com
9 4 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (0.13%) IaaS
9 4 (0.13%) PaaS
10 2 (0.067%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 121 (4.08%) TCP/IP
2 73 (2.46%) Internet
3 71 (2.40%) HTTP
4 46 (1.55%) Ethernet
5 40 (1.35%) GSM
6 32 (1.08%) Wireless
7 22 (0.74%) LTE
7 22 (0.74%) DNS
8 20 (0.67%) UMTS
8 20 (0.67%) GPRS
9 17 (0.57%) SSL
10 16 (0.54%) RTP
11 15 (0.51%) RFID
12 14 (0.47%) RANAP
12 14 (0.47%) Asterisk PBX
12 14 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
12 14 (0.47%) SMTP
12 14 (0.47%) PBX
13 13 (0.44%) LDAP
14 12 (0.40%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 721 (24.33%) SQL Server
2 247 (8.34%) MySQL
3 165 (5.57%) Relational Database
4 146 (4.93%) Big Data
5 110 (3.71%) NoSQL
6 97 (3.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 71 (2.40%) RDBMS
8 62 (2.09%) Oracle Database
9 60 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
10 55 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
11 48 (1.62%) MongoDB
12 43 (1.45%) Hadoop
13 27 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
13 27 (0.91%) RavenDB
14 23 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 22 (0.74%) HBase
15 22 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 19 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
17 17 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
17 17 (0.57%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 288 (9.72%) Visual Studio
2 204 (6.88%) Subversion
3 178 (6.01%) Git (software)
4 107 (3.61%) NUnit
4 107 (3.61%) JIRA
5 92 (3.10%) Team Foundation Server
6 90 (3.04%) Rhino Mocks
7 88 (2.97%) Eclipse
8 87 (2.94%) JUnit
9 74 (2.50%) Selenium
10 62 (2.09%) Jenkins
11 53 (1.79%) TeamCity
12 52 (1.75%) Cucumber
13 46 (1.55%) Maven
14 37 (1.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 35 (1.18%) Ant
16 31 (1.05%) WATIR
17 28 (0.94%) ReSharper
18 27 (0.91%) JMeter
18 27 (0.91%) Moq
General
1 411 (13.87%) Finance
2 155 (5.23%) Electronics
3 121 (4.08%) Telecoms
4 111 (3.75%) Marketing
5 89 (3.00%) Military
6 72 (2.43%) Retail
7 55 (1.86%) Banking
8 48 (1.62%) Aerospace
9 34 (1.15%) Manufacturing
10 33 (1.11%) Games
11 31 (1.05%) Automotive
12 30 (1.01%) Back Office
13 26 (0.88%) Investment Banking
14 25 (0.84%) Front Office
15 24 (0.81%) Legal
16 21 (0.71%) Publishing
17 16 (0.54%) French Language
17 16 (0.54%) Advertising
18 10 (0.34%) Multimedia
19 8 (0.27%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1523 (51.40%) Developer
2 1260 (42.52%) Software Engineer
3 476 (16.06%) Software Developer
4 413 (13.94%) C# Developer
5 330 (11.14%) Java Developer
6 295 (9.96%) Senior Software Engineer
7 272 (9.18%) .NET Developer
8 266 (8.98%) Senior Developer
9 229 (7.73%) Graduate
10 191 (6.45%) C++ Software Engineer
11 187 (6.31%) C# .NET Developer
12 174 (5.87%) C# Software Engineer
13 173 (5.84%) Analyst
14 160 (5.40%) Programmer
15 147 (4.96%) Web Developer
16 144 (4.86%) Junior
17 124 (4.18%) C# Software Developer
18 107 (3.61%) Embedded Software Engineer
18 107 (3.61%) Graduate Software Engineer
19 104 (3.51%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1028 (34.69%) .NET
2 988 (33.34%) HTML
3 718 (24.23%) CSS
4 588 (19.84%) ASP.NET
5 522 (17.62%) XML
6 471 (15.90%) Web Services
7 464 (15.66%) jQuery
8 269 (9.08%) HTML5
9 257 (8.67%) Ajax
10 254 (8.57%) Spring
11 246 (8.30%) J2EE
12 218 (7.36%) ASP.NET MVC
13 190 (6.41%) WCF
14 180 (6.07%) .NET Framework
15 175 (5.91%) WPF
16 148 (4.99%) CSS3
17 121 (4.08%) SOAP
18 117 (3.95%) REST
19 115 (3.88%) AngularJS
20 114 (3.85%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 862 (29.09%) Computer Science
2 353 (11.91%) Mathematics
3 174 (5.87%) Open Source
3 174 (5.87%) Analytical Skills
4 150 (5.06%) Enterprise Software
5 144 (4.86%) Algorithms
6 124 (4.18%) Physics
7 95 (3.21%) Embedded Systems
8 93 (3.14%) User Experience
9 69 (2.33%) Mobile App
10 60 (2.02%) Client/Server
11 56 (1.89%) Social Media
12 52 (1.75%) Management Information System
13 40 (1.35%) Life Science
13 40 (1.35%) Visualisation
14 32 (1.08%) Clustering
15 29 (0.98%) Device Driver
15 29 (0.98%) Kindle
16 27 (0.91%) Statistics
17 23 (0.78%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 679 (22.92%) Linux
2 553 (18.66%) Windows
3 207 (6.99%) UNIX
4 130 (4.39%) Android
5 92 (3.10%) Apple iOS
6 77 (2.60%) Embedded Linux
7 43 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 42 (1.42%) Solaris
9 38 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
10 29 (0.98%) Mac OS X
11 28 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 24 (0.81%) Windows CE
13 22 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
14 19 (0.64%) CentOS
14 19 (0.64%) Windows 8
15 18 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
15 18 (0.61%) AIX
16 9 (0.30%) VxWorks
16 9 (0.30%) Debian
17 8 (0.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1098 (37.06%) Agile Software Development
2 667 (22.51%) OO
3 507 (17.11%) MVC
4 438 (14.78%) TDD
5 295 (9.96%) Scrum
6 262 (8.84%) OOD
7 251 (8.47%) Unit Testing
8 246 (8.30%) Web Development
9 219 (7.39%) UML
10 198 (6.68%) Continuous Integration
11 182 (6.14%) Multithreading
12 175 (5.91%) OOP
13 167 (5.64%) Mentoring
14 149 (5.03%) E-Commerce
15 136 (4.59%) BDD
16 124 (4.18%) Project Management
17 113 (3.81%) Software Architecture
18 97 (3.27%) SOA
19 96 (3.24%) User Stories
20 94 (3.17%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1277 (43.10%) C#
2 1056 (35.64%) JavaScript
3 1018 (34.36%) Java
4 1000 (33.75%) SQL
5 989 (33.38%) C++
6 547 (18.46%) C
7 241 (8.13%) PHP
8 207 (6.99%) VB.NET
9 178 (6.01%) Python
10 113 (3.81%) Ruby
11 108 (3.64%) Embedded C
12 103 (3.48%) Perl
13 97 (3.27%) T-SQL
14 90 (3.04%) Embedded C++
15 80 (2.70%) PL/SQL
16 54 (1.82%) Objective-C
16 54 (1.82%) VB
16 54 (1.82%) Shell Script
17 49 (1.65%) MATLAB
18 46 (1.55%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1183 (39.93%) Degree
2 179 (6.04%) Security Cleared
3 80 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 58 (1.96%) PhD
5 47 (1.59%) ISEB
6 34 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 27 (0.91%) MCP
8 26 (0.88%) OCPJP
9 25 (0.84%) Sun Certification
10 22 (0.74%) MCSE
11 20 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 18 (0.61%) OCMJD
12 18 (0.61%) Postgraduate
13 16 (0.54%) ISTQB
14 13 (0.44%) DV Cleared
15 10 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
16 8 (0.27%) CTC Cleared
17 6 (0.20%) HND
18 5 (0.17%) MCSA
18 5 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 146 (4.93%) QA
2 88 (2.97%) ISO 9001
3 23 (0.78%) SLA
4 8 (0.27%) JTAG
5 4 (0.13%) Solvency II
5 4 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.10%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.067%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.067%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.067%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.034%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.034%) GAMP
System Software
1 40 (1.35%) Firmware
2 11 (0.37%) IMail Server
3 9 (0.30%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.20%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.13%) Apache Flume
5 4 (0.13%) UAG
6 3 (0.10%) NFS
6 3 (0.10%) HDFS
7 2 (0.067%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.067%) zsh
8 1 (0.034%) vSphere
8 1 (0.034%) Xen
8 1 (0.034%) KVM
Systems Management
1 56 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
2 31 (1.05%) Puppet
3 18 (0.61%) Hadoop YARN
4 11 (0.37%) Nagios
5 10 (0.34%) Munin
6 9 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (0.17%) Capistrano
8 4 (0.13%) Ambari
8 4 (0.13%) SCCM
9 1 (0.034%) Control-M
9 1 (0.034%) logstash
Vendors
1 495 (16.71%) Microsoft
2 369 (12.45%) Oracle
3 39 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
4 38 (1.28%) Red Hat
4 38 (1.28%) IBM
5 35 (1.18%) Sun
6 34 (1.15%) Endeca
7 31 (1.05%) VMware
8 30 (1.01%) TOWER Software
9 27 (0.91%) RedPrairie
10 23 (0.78%) Sitecore
11 22 (0.74%) Google
12 19 (0.64%) HP
13 18 (0.61%) Xamarin
13 18 (0.61%) EMC
13 18 (0.61%) Informatica
13 18 (0.61%) Adobe
14 17 (0.57%) Zend
15 16 (0.54%) Wind River
16 15 (0.51%) Sybase
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