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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 28 26 32
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 1472 1583 1297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 7.37% 7.69% 6.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.07% 9.55% 7.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1302 1384 1163
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
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
16235 16583 16331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 81.32% 80.54% 78.08%
Number of salaries quoted 13075 13019 13455
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015. 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 +1 344 £40,000 - 60
Surrey -4 310 £45,750 -8.50% 58
Berkshire +1 287 £47,500 +5.55% 45
West Sussex -1 184 £40,000 -5.88% 8
Oxfordshire -9 117 £42,500 -10.52% 45
East Sussex +10 104 £40,000 - 10
Buckinghamshire -7 83 £38,000 -10.58% 22
Kent -13 43 £37,500 -11.76% 19
Middlesex -22 8 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Isle of Wight - 3 £37,000 - 1
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 1295 (43.31%) C#
2 1191 (39.83%) Agile Software Development
3 1125 (37.63%) Java
4 1108 (37.06%) JavaScript
5 1050 (35.12%) Degree
6 1047 (35.02%) C++
7 1019 (34.08%) .NET
8 984 (32.91%) SQL
9 841 (28.13%) HTML
10 735 (24.58%) Computer Science
11 733 (24.52%) Linux
12 686 (22.94%) OO
13 618 (20.67%) ASP.NET
14 611 (20.43%) Windows
15 606 (20.27%) CSS
16 590 (19.73%) SQL Server
17 561 (18.76%) XML
18 546 (18.26%) MVC
19 536 (17.93%) C
20 491 (16.42%) TDD
21 480 (16.05%) Web Services
22 453 (15.15%) jQuery
23 424 (14.18%) Microsoft
24 397 (13.28%) Finance
25 357 (11.94%) Oracle
26 346 (11.57%) UML
27 327 (10.94%) Ajax
28 310 (10.37%) Python
29 308 (10.30%) ASP.NET MVC
30 303 (10.13%) Visual Studio

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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
1 141 (4.72%) Apache
2 132 (4.41%) Tomcat
3 85 (2.84%) Node.js
4 75 (2.51%) IIS
5 68 (2.27%) WebLogic
5 68 (2.27%) WebSphere
6 51 (1.71%) Confluence
7 48 (1.61%) CMS
8 43 (1.44%) JBoss
9 40 (1.34%) Sitecore CMS
10 34 (1.14%) SharePoint
11 30 (1.00%) Oracle Service Bus
12 26 (0.87%) Drupal
13 19 (0.64%) nginx
14 17 (0.57%) Umbraco
14 17 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
15 16 (0.54%) Apache Solr
16 15 (0.50%) SAS
17 11 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
18 10 (0.33%) Joomla!
Applications
1 269 (9.00%) MS Excel
2 27 (0.90%) MS Office
3 21 (0.70%) MS Visio
4 18 (0.60%) Photoshop
5 6 (0.20%) Simulink
6 5 (0.17%) Mingle
6 5 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.10%) TargetLink
7 3 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.10%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.067%) MS Project
8 2 (0.067%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.033%) FrameMaker
9 1 (0.033%) Maya
9 1 (0.033%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 25 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (0.70%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.13%) Tridion
4 4 (0.13%) Magento
5 2 (0.067%) MoSes
6 1 (0.033%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.033%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.033%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.033%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 81 (2.71%) SaaS
2 47 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (0.57%) GitHub
5 13 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (0.40%) Amazon S3
7 8 (0.27%) PaaS
8 5 (0.17%) Force.com
9 4 (0.13%) Google Apps
10 3 (0.10%) Google App Engine
10 3 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 94 (3.14%) TCP/IP
2 67 (2.24%) Internet
3 40 (1.34%) Ethernet
4 36 (1.20%) HTTP
5 26 (0.87%) LDAP
6 23 (0.77%) SDH
6 23 (0.77%) MPLS
7 20 (0.67%) Wireless
7 20 (0.67%) LTE
8 18 (0.60%) SNMP
9 15 (0.50%) FTP
10 14 (0.47%) Firewall
11 13 (0.43%) SSL
11 13 (0.43%) GSM
12 12 (0.40%) Kerberos
12 12 (0.40%) RTP
13 11 (0.37%) LAN
13 11 (0.37%) PBX
13 11 (0.37%) UMTS
13 11 (0.37%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 590 (19.73%) SQL Server
2 301 (10.07%) MySQL
3 164 (5.48%) Relational Database
4 96 (3.21%) Big Data
5 87 (2.91%) RDBMS
6 81 (2.71%) NoSQL
7 75 (2.51%) SQL Server 2008
8 74 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
9 64 (2.14%) MongoDB
10 59 (1.97%) Oracle Database
11 39 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
12 37 (1.24%) Hadoop
13 32 (1.07%) RavenDB
14 31 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 26 (0.87%) Oracle Database 10g
16 24 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
17 19 (0.64%) SQLite
18 16 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 16 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
19 13 (0.43%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 303 (10.13%) Visual Studio
2 239 (7.99%) Subversion
3 231 (7.73%) Git (software)
4 170 (5.69%) JIRA
5 129 (4.31%) Eclipse
6 116 (3.88%) Jenkins
7 115 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
8 114 (3.81%) NUnit
9 86 (2.88%) Maven
10 81 (2.71%) Selenium
11 80 (2.68%) JUnit
12 75 (2.51%) Rhino Mocks
13 57 (1.91%) TeamCity
14 48 (1.61%) Cucumber
15 36 (1.20%) JMeter
16 34 (1.14%) WebDriver
17 32 (1.07%) Bugzilla
17 32 (1.07%) ReSharper
18 31 (1.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
19 28 (0.94%) NCrunch
General
1 397 (13.28%) Finance
2 191 (6.39%) Telecoms
3 99 (3.31%) Electronics
4 96 (3.21%) Marketing
5 82 (2.74%) Aerospace
6 62 (2.07%) Manufacturing
7 60 (2.01%) Automotive
8 54 (1.81%) Retail
9 39 (1.30%) Back Office
10 32 (1.07%) Military
11 31 (1.04%) Advertising
12 30 (1.00%) Games
13 21 (0.70%) Banking
14 13 (0.43%) Legal
15 12 (0.40%) French Language
16 10 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
17 9 (0.30%) Investment Banking
18 8 (0.27%) Front Office
18 8 (0.27%) Publishing
19 5 (0.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 1467 (49.06%) Developer
2 1410 (47.16%) Software Engineer
3 445 (14.88%) Software Developer
4 364 (12.17%) Senior Software Engineer
5 341 (11.40%) C# Developer
6 306 (10.23%) Java Developer
7 224 (7.49%) .NET Developer
8 213 (7.12%) Senior Developer
9 189 (6.32%) Graduate
10 161 (5.38%) C++ Software Engineer
11 153 (5.12%) C# Software Engineer
12 152 (5.08%) Junior
13 144 (4.82%) Web Developer
14 133 (4.45%) C# .NET Developer
15 131 (4.38%) Programmer
16 126 (4.21%) Embedded Software Engineer
17 114 (3.81%) Java Software Engineer
17 114 (3.81%) Junior Developer
18 107 (3.58%) Graduate Software Engineer
19 103 (3.44%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1019 (34.08%) .NET
2 841 (28.13%) HTML
3 618 (20.67%) ASP.NET
4 606 (20.27%) CSS
5 561 (18.76%) XML
6 480 (16.05%) Web Services
7 453 (15.15%) jQuery
8 327 (10.94%) Ajax
9 308 (10.30%) ASP.NET MVC
10 290 (9.70%) Spring
11 283 (9.46%) J2EE
12 266 (8.90%) HTML5
13 188 (6.29%) AngularJS
14 184 (6.15%) WPF
15 168 (5.62%) .NET Framework
16 166 (5.55%) JSON
17 162 (5.42%) RESTful
18 158 (5.28%) SOAP
19 147 (4.92%) WCF
20 135 (4.52%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 735 (24.58%) Computer Science
2 254 (8.49%) Mathematics
3 194 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
4 191 (6.39%) Open Source
5 130 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
6 124 (4.15%) Algorithms
7 113 (3.78%) Enterprise Software
8 101 (3.38%) Physics
9 64 (2.14%) Mobile App
10 60 (2.01%) User Experience
11 53 (1.77%) Social Media
12 48 (1.61%) Visualisation
13 46 (1.54%) Client/Server
14 36 (1.20%) Management Information System
15 35 (1.17%) Device Driver
16 28 (0.94%) GIS
16 28 (0.94%) Kindle
16 28 (0.94%) Data Structures
17 27 (0.90%) Life Science
18 25 (0.84%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 733 (24.52%) Linux
2 611 (20.43%) Windows
3 256 (8.56%) UNIX
4 123 (4.11%) Android
5 65 (2.17%) Apple iOS
6 55 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 52 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 46 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 40 (1.34%) Embedded Linux
9 40 (1.34%) Windows 2000 Server
10 31 (1.04%) VxWorks
11 28 (0.94%) Solaris
12 22 (0.74%) Windows CE
13 20 (0.67%) Windows 7
14 15 (0.50%) FreeBSD
15 11 (0.37%) CentOS
16 10 (0.33%) Mac OS X
17 8 (0.27%) Fedora
17 8 (0.27%) AIX
17 8 (0.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1191 (39.83%) Agile Software Development
2 686 (22.94%) OO
3 546 (18.26%) MVC
4 491 (16.42%) TDD
5 346 (11.57%) UML
6 288 (9.63%) OOD
7 268 (8.96%) Continuous Integration
8 261 (8.73%) Scrum
9 241 (8.06%) Web Development
10 205 (6.86%) Unit Testing
11 201 (6.72%) Multithreading
12 183 (6.12%) OOP
13 164 (5.48%) BDD
14 144 (4.82%) Project Management
15 132 (4.41%) Test Automation
16 116 (3.88%) Software Architecture
17 114 (3.81%) Validation
18 113 (3.78%) SOA
19 109 (3.65%) Mentoring
20 105 (3.51%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1295 (43.31%) C#
2 1125 (37.63%) Java
3 1108 (37.06%) JavaScript
4 1047 (35.02%) C++
5 984 (32.91%) SQL
6 536 (17.93%) C
7 310 (10.37%) Python
8 286 (9.57%) PHP
9 186 (6.22%) Ruby
10 181 (6.05%) VB.NET
11 123 (4.11%) Embedded C
12 120 (4.01%) T-SQL
13 117 (3.91%) Perl
14 99 (3.31%) PL/SQL
15 83 (2.78%) Embedded C++
16 54 (1.81%) VB
17 42 (1.40%) Ada
18 40 (1.34%) MATLAB
19 39 (1.30%) Shell Script
19 39 (1.30%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1050 (35.12%) Degree
2 170 (5.69%) Security Cleared
3 100 (3.34%) PhD
4 98 (3.28%) SC Cleared
5 94 (3.14%) VCP4
6 36 (1.20%) ISEB
7 35 (1.17%) OCPJP
8 29 (0.97%) ISTQB
8 29 (0.97%) Oracle Certification
9 22 (0.74%) DV Cleared
10 20 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 15 (0.50%) OCMJD
12 13 (0.43%) HND
13 12 (0.40%) Postgraduate
13 12 (0.40%) CTC Cleared
14 10 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 9 (0.30%) Sun Certification
16 8 (0.27%) Chartered Engineer
17 7 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 186 (6.22%) QA
2 81 (2.71%) ISO 9001
3 29 (0.97%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.30%) DO-178B
5 7 (0.23%) DO-254
6 6 (0.20%) JTAG
6 6 (0.20%) IEC 61508
7 3 (0.10%) SLA
7 3 (0.10%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.067%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.067%) DICOM
9 1 (0.033%) HMG Infosec
9 1 (0.033%) TickIT
9 1 (0.033%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 56 (1.87%) Firmware
2 14 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.40%) Hyper-V
4 11 (0.37%) NFS
5 8 (0.27%) Active Directory
5 8 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.10%) HDFS
7 2 (0.067%) Xen
7 2 (0.067%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.033%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.033%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.033%) KVM
8 1 (0.033%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.033%) Snort
8 1 (0.033%) IMail Server
8 1 (0.033%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 48 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
2 35 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (0.94%) Puppet
4 6 (0.20%) OpenAM
5 3 (0.10%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (0.10%) Control-M
5 3 (0.10%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 2 (0.067%) logstash
6 2 (0.067%) Salt
7 1 (0.033%) Opsview
7 1 (0.033%) Graphite
7 1 (0.033%) collectd
7 1 (0.033%) StatsD
7 1 (0.033%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.033%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.033%) Nagios
7 1 (0.033%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.033%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.033%) Ambari
7 1 (0.033%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 424 (14.18%) Microsoft
2 357 (11.94%) Oracle
3 76 (2.54%) Red Hat
4 72 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
5 49 (1.64%) IBM
6 48 (1.61%) Endeca
7 41 (1.37%) TOWER Software
7 41 (1.37%) Sitecore
8 40 (1.34%) Google
9 38 (1.27%) Sun
10 28 (0.94%) BEA
11 25 (0.84%) VMware
12 24 (0.80%) RedPrairie
13 23 (0.77%) Cramer
14 22 (0.74%) Cisco
15 21 (0.70%) MetaSolv
16 20 (0.67%) Informatica
16 20 (0.67%) SAP
17 19 (0.64%) Telerik
17 19 (0.64%) Twitter
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