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

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 31 28 26
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 1465 1565 1723
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 6.75% 7.10% 7.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.47% 8.95% 9.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1262 1369 1490
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,650 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
17298 17491 18076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 79.66% 79.32% 78.18%
Number of salaries quoted 13683 14120 15468
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 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 +9 387 £40,000 - 56
Surrey +3 325 £45,000 - 37
Berkshire -41 181 £47,500 +11.76% 25
Oxfordshire -3 137 £47,000 +4.44% 37
West Sussex -1 133 £40,000 -11.11% 12
Buckinghamshire -26 90 £37,500 -8.53% 9
East Sussex +14 85 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Kent +20 72 £45,000 - 12
Middlesex -1 38 £35,000 -34.88% 4
Sussex +3 10 - -
Isle of Wight 0 9 £20,500 -43.44% 1
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 1237 (41.72%) C#
2 1182 (39.87%) Degree
3 1119 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
4 1100 (37.10%) JavaScript
5 1075 (36.26%) Java
6 1026 (34.60%) SQL
7 990 (33.39%) C++
8 988 (33.32%) .NET
9 950 (32.04%) HTML
10 841 (28.36%) Computer Science
11 695 (23.44%) CSS
12 668 (22.53%) Linux
13 667 (22.50%) SQL Server
14 657 (22.16%) OO
15 565 (19.06%) ASP.NET
16 554 (18.68%) Windows
17 544 (18.35%) XML
18 540 (18.21%) C
19 523 (17.64%) MVC
20 500 (16.86%) Web Services
21 460 (15.51%) jQuery
22 459 (15.48%) Microsoft
23 448 (15.11%) TDD
24 413 (13.93%) Finance
25 375 (12.65%) Oracle
26 334 (11.26%) Mathematics
27 289 (9.75%) Scrum
28 278 (9.38%) MS Excel
29 277 (9.34%) Spring
30 276 (9.31%) Visual Studio

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 92 (3.10%) Node.js
2 91 (3.07%) Tomcat
3 88 (2.97%) Apache
4 68 (2.29%) IIS
5 53 (1.79%) Confluence
6 49 (1.65%) WebSphere
7 46 (1.55%) Drupal
8 45 (1.52%) CMS
9 44 (1.48%) WebLogic
10 35 (1.18%) JBoss
11 33 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
12 26 (0.88%) SharePoint
13 22 (0.74%) Apache Solr
14 19 (0.64%) nginx
15 18 (0.61%) Oracle Service Bus
15 18 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
15 18 (0.61%) Apache Spark
16 14 (0.47%) Umbraco
17 11 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 10 (0.34%) Joomla!
Applications
1 278 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 31 (1.05%) MS Office
3 25 (0.84%) Photoshop
4 17 (0.57%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.17%) TargetLink
7 5 (0.17%) Simulink
8 3 (0.10%) Fireworks
8 3 (0.10%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.067%) MS Project
9 2 (0.067%) Mathematica
9 2 (0.067%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.034%) Doxygen
10 1 (0.034%) Maya
Business Applications
1 12 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.17%) Tridion
4 4 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.067%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.034%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.034%) Magento
6 1 (0.034%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.034%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 93 (3.14%) SaaS
2 47 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (1.21%) GitHub
4 26 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (0.34%) Amazon S3
7 6 (0.20%) Force.com
7 6 (0.20%) PaaS
8 4 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.034%) Office 365
9 1 (0.034%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 115 (3.88%) TCP/IP
2 65 (2.19%) Internet
3 62 (2.09%) HTTP
4 46 (1.55%) Ethernet
5 33 (1.11%) Wireless
6 27 (0.91%) GSM
7 19 (0.64%) LTE
8 18 (0.61%) DNS
9 15 (0.51%) RTP
10 14 (0.47%) LDAP
10 14 (0.47%) UMTS
11 13 (0.44%) GPRS
11 13 (0.44%) PBX
11 13 (0.44%) RANAP
11 13 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
11 13 (0.44%) Asterisk PBX
12 12 (0.40%) SMTP
12 12 (0.40%) SNMP
13 11 (0.37%) SDH
13 11 (0.37%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 667 (22.50%) SQL Server
2 267 (9.01%) MySQL
3 166 (5.60%) Relational Database
4 148 (4.99%) Big Data
5 118 (3.98%) NoSQL
6 85 (2.87%) SQL Server 2008
7 83 (2.80%) RDBMS
8 67 (2.26%) Oracle Database
9 61 (2.06%) MongoDB
10 57 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
11 53 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
12 43 (1.45%) Hadoop
13 32 (1.08%) RavenDB
14 28 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
15 25 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 21 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 20 (0.67%) HBase
18 18 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
19 17 (0.57%) SQLite
20 14 (0.47%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 276 (9.31%) Visual Studio
2 214 (7.22%) Subversion
3 204 (6.88%) Git (software)
4 147 (4.96%) JIRA
5 118 (3.98%) NUnit
6 116 (3.91%) Eclipse
7 99 (3.34%) Rhino Mocks
8 97 (3.27%) JUnit
9 96 (3.24%) Team Foundation Server
10 80 (2.70%) Selenium
11 77 (2.60%) Jenkins
12 62 (2.09%) Maven
13 59 (1.99%) TeamCity
14 57 (1.92%) Cucumber
15 39 (1.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 37 (1.25%) Ant
17 36 (1.21%) WATIR
18 35 (1.18%) ReSharper
19 33 (1.11%) JMeter
20 32 (1.08%) Moq
General
1 413 (13.93%) Finance
2 155 (5.23%) Electronics
3 128 (4.32%) Telecoms
4 115 (3.88%) Marketing
5 84 (2.83%) Military
6 73 (2.46%) Retail
7 60 (2.02%) Aerospace
8 46 (1.55%) Banking
9 39 (1.32%) Back Office
10 38 (1.28%) Manufacturing
11 37 (1.25%) Automotive
12 30 (1.01%) Legal
13 24 (0.81%) Games
14 22 (0.74%) Publishing
14 22 (0.74%) Front Office
15 20 (0.67%) Advertising
16 18 (0.61%) Investment Banking
17 12 (0.40%) French Language
18 8 (0.27%) Multimedia
19 7 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1532 (51.67%) Developer
2 1261 (42.53%) Software Engineer
3 470 (15.85%) Software Developer
4 394 (13.29%) C# Developer
5 343 (11.57%) Java Developer
6 299 (10.08%) Senior Software Engineer
7 271 (9.14%) Senior Developer
8 256 (8.63%) .NET Developer
9 231 (7.79%) Graduate
10 184 (6.21%) C# .NET Developer
11 155 (5.23%) Web Developer
12 154 (5.19%) C# Software Engineer
13 152 (5.13%) C++ Software Engineer
14 142 (4.79%) Analyst
15 140 (4.72%) Programmer
16 132 (4.45%) Junior
17 108 (3.64%) Java Software Engineer
17 108 (3.64%) Embedded Software Engineer
18 104 (3.51%) Graduate Software Engineer
19 102 (3.44%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 988 (33.32%) .NET
2 950 (32.04%) HTML
3 695 (23.44%) CSS
4 565 (19.06%) ASP.NET
5 544 (18.35%) XML
6 500 (16.86%) Web Services
7 460 (15.51%) jQuery
8 277 (9.34%) Spring
9 263 (8.87%) J2EE
10 256 (8.63%) Ajax
11 249 (8.40%) HTML5
12 245 (8.26%) ASP.NET MVC
13 173 (5.83%) WCF
14 172 (5.80%) .NET Framework
15 164 (5.53%) WPF
16 140 (4.72%) CSS3
17 134 (4.52%) SOAP
18 132 (4.45%) RESTful
19 131 (4.42%) AngularJS
20 121 (4.08%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 841 (28.36%) Computer Science
2 334 (11.26%) Mathematics
3 192 (6.48%) Open Source
4 176 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
5 144 (4.86%) Algorithms
5 144 (4.86%) Enterprise Software
6 121 (4.08%) Physics
7 108 (3.64%) Embedded Systems
8 95 (3.20%) User Experience
9 59 (1.99%) Mobile App
10 56 (1.89%) Client/Server
11 52 (1.75%) Management Information System
12 50 (1.69%) Life Science
13 49 (1.65%) Social Media
14 44 (1.48%) Visualisation
15 30 (1.01%) Kindle
16 28 (0.94%) Device Driver
16 28 (0.94%) Clustering
17 27 (0.91%) Data Structures
18 22 (0.74%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 668 (22.53%) Linux
2 554 (18.68%) Windows
3 211 (7.12%) UNIX
4 120 (4.05%) Android
5 84 (2.83%) Apple iOS
6 64 (2.16%) Embedded Linux
7 54 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 48 (1.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 36 (1.21%) Solaris
10 34 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 31 (1.05%) Windows 2000 Server
12 28 (0.94%) Mac OS X
13 22 (0.74%) Windows CE
14 21 (0.71%) CentOS
15 15 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
15 15 (0.51%) VxWorks
16 13 (0.44%) Windows 8
17 11 (0.37%) AIX
18 10 (0.34%) Debian
18 10 (0.34%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1119 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
2 657 (22.16%) OO
3 523 (17.64%) MVC
4 448 (15.11%) TDD
5 289 (9.75%) Scrum
6 274 (9.24%) OOD
7 258 (8.70%) UML
8 237 (7.99%) Unit Testing
9 233 (7.86%) Web Development
10 204 (6.88%) Continuous Integration
11 184 (6.21%) Multithreading
12 168 (5.67%) OOP
13 159 (5.36%) Mentoring
14 149 (5.03%) E-Commerce
14 149 (5.03%) BDD
15 125 (4.22%) Project Management
16 113 (3.81%) Software Architecture
17 106 (3.58%) Workflow
18 101 (3.41%) Test Automation
19 100 (3.37%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1237 (41.72%) C#
2 1100 (37.10%) JavaScript
3 1075 (36.26%) Java
4 1026 (34.60%) SQL
5 990 (33.39%) C++
6 540 (18.21%) C
7 265 (8.94%) PHP
8 200 (6.75%) Python
9 197 (6.64%) VB.NET
10 131 (4.42%) Ruby
11 115 (3.88%) Embedded C
12 107 (3.61%) Perl
13 104 (3.51%) T-SQL
14 89 (3.00%) PL/SQL
15 83 (2.80%) Embedded C++
16 57 (1.92%) Objective-C
17 54 (1.82%) MATLAB
18 51 (1.72%) Shell Script
19 47 (1.59%) VB
20 43 (1.45%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1182 (39.87%) Degree
2 179 (6.04%) Security Cleared
3 85 (2.87%) SC Cleared
4 80 (2.70%) PhD
5 48 (1.62%) ISEB
6 26 (0.88%) OCPJP
6 26 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 23 (0.78%) Postgraduate
8 21 (0.71%) Sun Certification
9 19 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 16 (0.54%) OCMJD
10 16 (0.54%) MCP
11 15 (0.51%) ISTQB
12 14 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
13 12 (0.40%) MCSE
14 10 (0.34%) CTC Cleared
14 10 (0.34%) DV Cleared
15 9 (0.30%) HND
16 6 (0.20%) Chartered Engineer
16 6 (0.20%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 153 (5.16%) QA
2 91 (3.07%) ISO 9001
3 26 (0.88%) PCI DSS
4 13 (0.44%) SLA
5 9 (0.30%) JTAG
6 6 (0.20%) DO-178B
7 5 (0.17%) DO-254
8 4 (0.13%) Solvency II
8 4 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.10%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.067%) IEC 61508
11 1 (0.034%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.034%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.034%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.034%) GAMP
System Software
1 45 (1.52%) Firmware
2 9 (0.30%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (0.30%) Hyper-V
2 9 (0.30%) IMail Server
3 4 (0.13%) NFS
3 4 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
3 4 (0.13%) HDFS
4 3 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (0.10%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.067%) zsh
5 2 (0.067%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.034%) vSphere
6 1 (0.034%) UAG
6 1 (0.034%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 57 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
2 28 (0.94%) Puppet
3 17 (0.57%) Hadoop YARN
4 12 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (0.34%) Nagios
6 9 (0.30%) Munin
7 5 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (0.17%) Capistrano
8 3 (0.10%) Ambari
9 1 (0.034%) Control-M
9 1 (0.034%) SCCM
9 1 (0.034%) logstash
Vendors
1 459 (15.48%) Microsoft
2 375 (12.65%) Oracle
3 51 (1.72%) Red Hat
4 49 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
5 45 (1.52%) IBM
6 43 (1.45%) Endeca
7 36 (1.21%) TOWER Software
8 35 (1.18%) Sun
9 33 (1.11%) Sitecore
10 32 (1.08%) RedPrairie
11 29 (0.98%) Google
12 25 (0.84%) VMware
13 21 (0.71%) HP
14 17 (0.57%) Adobe
15 16 (0.54%) Cisco
15 16 (0.54%) Informatica
15 16 (0.54%) Zend
15 16 (0.54%) Xamarin
16 15 (0.51%) EMC
17 14 (0.47%) Sybase
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