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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 27 25 32
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 1551 1588 1511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 7.59% 7.85% 6.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.38% 9.78% 8.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1368 1382 1388
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
16532 16239 17318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 80.91% 80.24% 77.96%
Number of salaries quoted 13340 12832 14779
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 £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 28 January 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 28 January 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 -1 395 £40,000 - 51
Surrey +3 345 £45,000 -10.00% 52
Berkshire -13 260 £50,000 +17.64% 31
West Sussex -4 160 £40,000 -5.88% 14
Oxfordshire -3 158 £45,000 -5.26% 32
East Sussex +5 88 £41,250 +3.12% 4
Buckinghamshire -24 76 £37,750 -11.17% 15
Kent -2 60 £40,000 - 8
Middlesex -13 11 £52,500 +5.00% 6
Isle of Wight - 6 £37,000 -
M4 Corridor +11 2 £65,000 -
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 1251 (42.12%) C#
2 1193 (40.17%) Agile Software Development
3 1131 (38.08%) JavaScript
4 1112 (37.44%) Java
5 1071 (36.06%) Degree
6 1022 (34.41%) C++
7 999 (33.64%) .NET
8 991 (33.37%) SQL
9 870 (29.29%) HTML
10 783 (26.36%) Computer Science
11 729 (24.55%) Linux
12 669 (22.53%) OO
13 644 (21.68%) CSS
14 624 (21.01%) SQL Server
15 610 (20.54%) ASP.NET
16 592 (19.93%) Windows
17 552 (18.59%) MVC
18 543 (18.28%) XML
19 518 (17.44%) C
20 514 (17.31%) TDD
21 503 (16.94%) Web Services
22 457 (15.39%) jQuery
23 431 (14.51%) Microsoft
24 388 (13.06%) Finance
25 366 (12.32%) Oracle
26 309 (10.40%) ASP.NET MVC
27 304 (10.24%) MySQL
27 304 (10.24%) UML
28 303 (10.20%) Ajax
29 300 (10.10%) Spring

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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
1 129 (4.34%) Apache
2 122 (4.11%) Tomcat
3 92 (3.10%) Node.js
4 81 (2.73%) IIS
5 63 (2.12%) Confluence
6 62 (2.09%) WebLogic
7 61 (2.05%) WebSphere
8 45 (1.52%) CMS
9 41 (1.38%) Drupal
10 39 (1.31%) JBoss
11 38 (1.28%) SharePoint
12 37 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
13 29 (0.98%) Oracle Service Bus
14 23 (0.77%) nginx
15 16 (0.54%) Apache Solr
16 15 (0.51%) Umbraco
16 15 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
17 12 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 11 (0.37%) SAS
18 11 (0.37%) Joomla!
Applications
1 262 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 26 (0.88%) Photoshop
3 24 (0.81%) MS Office
4 20 (0.67%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.20%) Simulink
6 5 (0.17%) TargetLink
7 3 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.10%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.067%) MS Project
8 2 (0.067%) Mathematica
8 2 (0.067%) Mingle
8 2 (0.067%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.034%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.034%) Doxygen
9 1 (0.034%) Maya
Business Applications
1 20 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (0.20%) Tridion
4 4 (0.13%) Magento
5 3 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.067%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.034%) assyst
7 1 (0.034%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 85 (2.86%) SaaS
2 35 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
4 32 (1.08%) GitHub
5 13 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (0.44%) Amazon S3
6 11 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (0.27%) PaaS
8 5 (0.17%) Force.com
9 4 (0.13%) Google Apps
10 3 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 99 (3.33%) TCP/IP
2 68 (2.29%) Internet
3 40 (1.35%) Ethernet
3 40 (1.35%) HTTP
4 27 (0.91%) LDAP
5 24 (0.81%) Wireless
6 21 (0.71%) LTE
7 19 (0.64%) GSM
8 18 (0.61%) SDH
8 18 (0.61%) MPLS
9 17 (0.57%) SNMP
10 16 (0.54%) UMTS
10 16 (0.54%) PBX
10 16 (0.54%) RANAP
10 16 (0.54%) RTP
10 16 (0.54%) Asterisk PBX
11 15 (0.51%) Firewall
12 14 (0.47%) FTP
12 14 (0.47%) SSL
13 13 (0.44%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 624 (21.01%) SQL Server
2 304 (10.24%) MySQL
3 163 (5.49%) Relational Database
4 120 (4.04%) Big Data
5 108 (3.64%) NoSQL
6 95 (3.20%) RDBMS
7 76 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
8 72 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
9 66 (2.22%) MongoDB
10 60 (2.02%) Oracle Database
11 45 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
12 42 (1.41%) RavenDB
13 41 (1.38%) Hadoop
14 33 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
15 27 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 21 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 18 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
17 18 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
18 15 (0.51%) Oracle ODI
19 14 (0.47%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 283 (9.53%) Visual Studio
2 243 (8.18%) Git (software)
3 238 (8.01%) Subversion
4 175 (5.89%) JIRA
5 125 (4.21%) Jenkins
6 124 (4.18%) NUnit
7 121 (4.07%) Eclipse
8 109 (3.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 97 (3.27%) Rhino Mocks
10 94 (3.16%) JUnit
11 80 (2.69%) Maven
11 80 (2.69%) Selenium
12 74 (2.49%) Cucumber
13 63 (2.12%) TeamCity
14 43 (1.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 40 (1.35%) JMeter
15 40 (1.35%) ReSharper
16 38 (1.28%) WATIR
17 37 (1.25%) Moq
17 37 (1.25%) NCrunch
General
1 388 (13.06%) Finance
2 153 (5.15%) Telecoms
3 121 (4.07%) Marketing
4 110 (3.70%) Electronics
5 68 (2.29%) Retail
6 66 (2.22%) Aerospace
7 52 (1.75%) Manufacturing
8 47 (1.58%) Back Office
9 46 (1.55%) Automotive
10 45 (1.52%) Military
11 29 (0.98%) Legal
12 26 (0.88%) Advertising
13 25 (0.84%) Banking
14 22 (0.74%) Games
15 15 (0.51%) Publishing
16 13 (0.44%) French Language
17 12 (0.40%) Front Office
18 11 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
19 8 (0.27%) Multimedia
20 7 (0.24%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1469 (49.46%) Developer
2 1367 (46.03%) Software Engineer
3 437 (14.71%) Software Developer
4 361 (12.15%) Senior Software Engineer
5 355 (11.95%) C# Developer
6 315 (10.61%) Java Developer
7 247 (8.32%) .NET Developer
8 241 (8.11%) Senior Developer
9 197 (6.63%) Graduate
10 169 (5.69%) C++ Software Engineer
11 157 (5.29%) C# .NET Developer
12 149 (5.02%) Web Developer
13 147 (4.95%) C# Software Engineer
14 140 (4.71%) Junior
15 128 (4.31%) Programmer
16 113 (3.80%) Embedded Software Engineer
17 110 (3.70%) Graduate Software Engineer
18 107 (3.60%) Analyst
18 107 (3.60%) Junior Developer
19 103 (3.47%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 999 (33.64%) .NET
2 870 (29.29%) HTML
3 644 (21.68%) CSS
4 610 (20.54%) ASP.NET
5 543 (18.28%) XML
6 503 (16.94%) Web Services
7 457 (15.39%) jQuery
8 309 (10.40%) ASP.NET MVC
9 303 (10.20%) Ajax
10 300 (10.10%) Spring
11 298 (10.03%) J2EE
12 250 (8.42%) HTML5
13 174 (5.86%) WPF
14 172 (5.79%) .NET Framework
15 170 (5.72%) AngularJS
16 158 (5.32%) RESTful
17 149 (5.02%) SOAP
18 146 (4.92%) WCF
19 132 (4.44%) JSON
20 127 (4.28%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 783 (26.36%) Computer Science
2 271 (9.12%) Mathematics
3 203 (6.84%) Open Source
4 186 (6.26%) Analytical Skills
5 131 (4.41%) Algorithms
6 130 (4.38%) Enterprise Software
7 123 (4.14%) Embedded Systems
8 105 (3.54%) Physics
9 70 (2.36%) User Experience
10 57 (1.92%) Mobile App
11 54 (1.82%) Client/Server
12 50 (1.68%) Social Media
13 45 (1.52%) Management Information System
14 42 (1.41%) Visualisation
15 34 (1.14%) Life Science
15 34 (1.14%) Device Driver
16 29 (0.98%) Kindle
17 28 (0.94%) Data Structures
18 26 (0.88%) Data Integration
19 25 (0.84%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 729 (24.55%) Linux
2 592 (19.93%) Windows
3 245 (8.25%) UNIX
4 107 (3.60%) Android
5 53 (1.78%) Apple iOS
6 51 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 47 (1.58%) Embedded Linux
8 43 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 42 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 35 (1.18%) Solaris
10 35 (1.18%) Windows 2000 Server
11 24 (0.81%) VxWorks
11 24 (0.81%) Windows CE
12 18 (0.61%) Mac OS X
13 17 (0.57%) CentOS
14 16 (0.54%) Windows 7
15 13 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
15 13 (0.44%) FreeBSD
16 11 (0.37%) AIX
17 9 (0.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1193 (40.17%) Agile Software Development
2 669 (22.53%) OO
3 552 (18.59%) MVC
4 514 (17.31%) TDD
5 304 (10.24%) UML
6 299 (10.07%) OOD
7 281 (9.46%) Scrum
8 271 (9.12%) Continuous Integration
9 233 (7.85%) Web Development
10 202 (6.80%) Multithreading
11 197 (6.63%) BDD
12 195 (6.57%) Unit Testing
13 155 (5.22%) OOP
14 139 (4.68%) Project Management
15 134 (4.51%) E-Commerce
15 134 (4.51%) Test Automation
16 124 (4.18%) Mentoring
17 115 (3.87%) SOA
18 104 (3.50%) Validation
19 103 (3.47%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1251 (42.12%) C#
2 1131 (38.08%) JavaScript
3 1112 (37.44%) Java
4 1022 (34.41%) C++
5 991 (33.37%) SQL
6 518 (17.44%) C
7 299 (10.07%) PHP
8 270 (9.09%) Python
9 194 (6.53%) Ruby
10 191 (6.43%) VB.NET
11 117 (3.94%) Perl
12 116 (3.91%) T-SQL
13 114 (3.84%) Embedded C
14 96 (3.23%) PL/SQL
15 85 (2.86%) Embedded C++
16 48 (1.62%) VB
17 47 (1.58%) MATLAB
18 44 (1.48%) Objective-C
19 42 (1.41%) Shell Script
19 42 (1.41%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1071 (36.06%) Degree
2 155 (5.22%) Security Cleared
3 100 (3.37%) PhD
4 82 (2.76%) SC Cleared
5 40 (1.35%) ISEB
6 34 (1.14%) OCPJP
7 25 (0.84%) Oracle Certification
8 23 (0.77%) ISTQB
9 17 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 16 (0.54%) DV Cleared
10 16 (0.54%) OCMJD
11 14 (0.47%) Sun Certification
11 14 (0.47%) Postgraduate
12 12 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (0.40%) CTC Cleared
13 10 (0.34%) HND
13 10 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (0.24%) Chartered Engineer
15 6 (0.20%) HNC
16 3 (0.10%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 177 (5.96%) QA
2 85 (2.86%) ISO 9001
3 29 (0.98%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.30%) DO-178B
5 7 (0.24%) DO-254
5 7 (0.24%) JTAG
6 5 (0.17%) IEC 61508
6 5 (0.17%) SLA
7 3 (0.10%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.067%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.034%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.034%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 47 (1.58%) Firmware
2 15 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (0.51%) Hyper-V
3 13 (0.44%) Active Directory
4 10 (0.34%) NFS
5 6 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (0.17%) IMail Server
7 4 (0.13%) HDFS
8 2 (0.067%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.067%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.067%) Xen
8 2 (0.067%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.034%) Snort
9 1 (0.034%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.034%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.034%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.034%) KVM
9 1 (0.034%) zsh
9 1 (0.034%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 54 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
2 33 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (0.94%) Puppet
4 9 (0.30%) Hadoop YARN
5 6 (0.20%) OpenAM
6 5 (0.17%) Capistrano
6 5 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (0.13%) Nagios
7 4 (0.13%) Munin
8 2 (0.067%) logstash
8 2 (0.067%) Salt
9 1 (0.034%) Graphite
9 1 (0.034%) collectd
9 1 (0.034%) StatsD
9 1 (0.034%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.034%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.034%) Control-M
9 1 (0.034%) Ambari
9 1 (0.034%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 431 (14.51%) Microsoft
2 366 (12.32%) Oracle
3 76 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
4 65 (2.19%) Red Hat
5 56 (1.89%) Endeca
6 51 (1.72%) IBM
7 43 (1.45%) TOWER Software
8 39 (1.31%) Sun
9 38 (1.28%) Sitecore
10 37 (1.25%) RedPrairie
11 30 (1.01%) Google
12 28 (0.94%) VMware
13 27 (0.91%) Cisco
14 23 (0.77%) BEA
15 21 (0.71%) Informatica
16 20 (0.67%) Telerik
17 18 (0.61%) Cramer
17 18 (0.61%) Zend
18 17 (0.57%) SAP
18 17 (0.57%) Twitter
Maidstone, Kent
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
ISL
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Dorking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
OCS Resourcing
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Surrey
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k DoE
Posted: 20 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50-60k DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + Pension + Medical + Share Ownership Scheme
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum £40,000 - £60,000 + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday