The median annual salary for a Software Development Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Development Engineer
England / South East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 385 431 477
Rank change year-on-year +46 +46  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 11 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.075% 0.049% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.050% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 4
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £52,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -23.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £34,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,600 £42,500 £67,100
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -20.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14137 17911 20464
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.62% 96.96% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 11842 15249 16693
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Development Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Software Development Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Development Engineer in the South East

Software Development Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Development Engineer in the South East.

Salary trend for Software Development Engineer in the South East

Software Development Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Development Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire - 4 £40,000 -
Berkshire +24 3 £40,000 -5.88%
Hampshire +14 2 £40,000 +15.94%
East Sussex +18 1 £48,000 +20.00%
Sussex - 1 £37,500 -
Software Development Engineer
England

Software Development Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Software Development Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Software Development Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (44.44%) C++
2 7 (38.89%) C
3 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 6 (33.33%) Java
3 6 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 5 (27.78%) Embedded Software Development
4 5 (27.78%) Selenium
4 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
4 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
4 5 (27.78%) C#
4 5 (27.78%) HTML
4 5 (27.78%) Python
4 5 (27.78%) Degree
5 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (22.22%) Linux
5 4 (22.22%) UML
5 4 (22.22%) OO
5 4 (22.22%) Eclipse
5 4 (22.22%) Post-Production
5 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
5 4 (22.22%) JIRA
5 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
5 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (16.67%) OOD
6 3 (16.67%) Wireless
6 3 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
7 2 (11.11%) JSON
7 2 (11.11%) Electronics
7 2 (11.11%) Telecoms

Software Development Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Wireless
2 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.56%) Modbus
3 1 (5.56%) MQTT
3 1 (5.56%) Multicast
3 1 (5.56%) RS-232
3 1 (5.56%) RS-485
3 1 (5.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
1 5 (27.78%) Selenium
2 4 (22.22%) Eclipse
2 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 4 (22.22%) JIRA
3 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.56%) FxCop
3 1 (5.56%) StyleCop
3 1 (5.56%) Subversion
3 1 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (11.11%) Electronics
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) HTML
2 2 (11.11%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) CSS
2 2 (11.11%) JSON
2 2 (11.11%) MFC
3 1 (5.56%) ActiveX
3 1 (5.56%) ADO.NET
3 1 (5.56%) COM
3 1 (5.56%) FFmpeg
3 1 (5.56%) LINQ
3 1 (5.56%) OpenGL
3 1 (5.56%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (5.56%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (5.56%) Unreal Engine
3 1 (5.56%) WCF
3 1 (5.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.56%) CAN bus
2 1 (5.56%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.56%) Android
4 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 6 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 5 (27.78%) Embedded Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (22.22%) OO
3 4 (22.22%) Post-Production
3 4 (22.22%) UML
4 3 (16.67%) OOD
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.11%) iOS Development
5 2 (11.11%) Software Delivery
6 1 (5.56%) Functional Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Load Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
6 1 (5.56%) Multithreading
6 1 (5.56%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) C++
2 7 (38.89%) C
3 6 (33.33%) Java
4 5 (27.78%) C#
4 5 (27.78%) Python
5 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.56%) Apple Swift
6 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
6 1 (5.56%) Perl
6 1 (5.56%) SQL
6 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.56%) VC++
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (11.11%) ISEB
2 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
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