The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
England / South East
Rank 25 32 30
Rank change year-on-year +7 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 1134 1431 1499
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 7.66% 7.43% 7.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.91% 8.53% 8.48%
Number of salaries quoted 957 1297 1316
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Software Engineering is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 12730 16774 17676
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 86.02% 87.11% 85.82%
Number of salaries quoted 10442 14131 14083
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering 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 in the South East.

Salary trend for Software Engineering in the South East

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in the South East over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Hampshire +2 284 £45,000 +5.88% 48
Berkshire +34 256 £50,000 - 37
Surrey -1 159 £50,000 +11.11% 33
Oxfordshire -3 126 £47,500 +5.55% 28
West Sussex -1 113 £45,000 +8.43% 10
Buckinghamshire 0 100 £42,500 -5.55% 14
East Sussex +6 78 £45,000 - 2
Kent -24 12 £55,000 +46.66% 6
Middlesex +14 8 £37,500 -33.92%
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 1055 (45.63%) Agile Software Development
2 861 (37.24%) C++
3 839 (36.29%) C#
4 780 (33.74%) JavaScript
5 771 (33.35%) Java
6 744 (32.18%) Degree
7 657 (28.42%) Linux
8 648 (28.03%) HTML
9 646 (27.94%) SQL
10 590 (25.52%) .NET
11 535 (23.14%) CSS
12 524 (22.66%) Computer Science
13 491 (21.24%) Scrum
14 442 (19.12%) Windows
15 436 (18.86%) TDD
16 433 (18.73%) Python
17 410 (17.73%) SQL Server
18 403 (17.43%) C
19 393 (17.00%) MVC
20 381 (16.48%) OO
21 364 (15.74%) AngularJS
22 317 (13.71%) Web Services
22 317 (13.71%) Microsoft
23 316 (13.67%) ASP.NET
24 271 (11.72%) MySQL
25 265 (11.46%) Git (software)
26 261 (11.29%) Multithreading
27 258 (11.16%) Web Development
28 256 (11.07%) jQuery
29 253 (10.94%) XML

Software Engineering
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 70 (3.03%) Apache
2 55 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
3 48 (2.08%) JBoss
4 42 (1.82%) SharePoint
5 39 (1.69%) Tomcat
6 38 (1.64%) Apache Spark
7 34 (1.47%) CMS
8 28 (1.21%) IIS
9 26 (1.12%) Confluence
10 25 (1.08%) OpenStack
10 25 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 21 (0.91%) WebLogic
12 18 (0.78%) Drupal
13 17 (0.74%) Apache Solr
14 16 (0.69%) nginx
15 12 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 11 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
17 8 (0.35%) Apache Pig
17 8 (0.35%) Cloud Foundry
18 7 (0.30%) Hubot
Applications
1 125 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 25 (1.08%) MS Office
3 12 (0.52%) GNU Octave
4 9 (0.39%) MS Project
5 7 (0.30%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.043%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.043%) FrameMaker
7 1 (0.043%) Maple
7 1 (0.043%) Mathcad
7 1 (0.043%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.043%) Simulink
7 1 (0.043%) Snagit
7 1 (0.043%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 7 (0.30%) Infor M3
2 6 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.17%) LabWindows
5 3 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.087%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.043%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.043%) Fredhopper
7 1 (0.043%) Magento
7 1 (0.043%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.043%) Primavera
7 1 (0.043%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 145 (6.27%) Amazon AWS
2 110 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 90 (3.89%) SaaS
4 37 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
4 37 (1.60%) GitHub
5 26 (1.12%) Office 365
6 17 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
7 13 (0.56%) PaaS
8 7 (0.30%) Asana
8 7 (0.30%) Heroku
9 6 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.13%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.043%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.043%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.043%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.043%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.043%) IaaS
11 1 (0.043%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.043%) Route 53
11 1 (0.043%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 67 (2.90%) HTTP
2 62 (2.68%) TCP/IP
3 32 (1.38%) Internet
4 25 (1.08%) DNS
5 24 (1.04%) Firewall
6 22 (0.95%) GSM
6 22 (0.95%) LDAP
7 21 (0.91%) ATM
8 18 (0.78%) Network Security
9 17 (0.74%) FTP
9 17 (0.74%) Kerberos
10 16 (0.69%) Wireless
11 15 (0.65%) VoIP
12 14 (0.61%) LTE
12 14 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
13 12 (0.52%) Ethernet
13 12 (0.52%) SMTP
13 12 (0.52%) UMTS
14 11 (0.48%) IP Telephony
14 11 (0.48%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 410 (17.73%) SQL Server
2 271 (11.72%) MySQL
3 180 (7.79%) NoSQL
4 137 (5.93%) Big Data
4 137 (5.93%) Relational Database
5 128 (5.54%) MongoDB
6 77 (3.33%) Hadoop
7 62 (2.68%) Apache Cassandra
8 60 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
9 52 (2.25%) Oracle Database
10 32 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
11 31 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
12 28 (1.21%) Apache Hive
13 23 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
14 22 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 21 (0.91%) Oracle BI EE
16 20 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
17 19 (0.82%) MariaDB
17 19 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 16 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 265 (11.46%) Git (software)
2 204 (8.82%) Visual Studio
3 174 (7.53%) Subversion
4 120 (5.19%) Selenium
5 117 (5.06%) Team Foundation Server
6 108 (4.67%) Jenkins
7 99 (4.28%) JIRA
8 96 (4.15%) Maven
9 65 (2.81%) Ant
10 58 (2.51%) JUnit
11 49 (2.12%) Trac
12 47 (2.03%) Eclipse
13 44 (1.90%) Bugzilla
14 43 (1.86%) TeamCity
15 39 (1.69%) JMeter
16 29 (1.25%) SpecFlow
16 29 (1.25%) WebDriver
17 27 (1.17%) JSUnit
17 27 (1.17%) Talend Open Studio
18 25 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 224 (9.69%) Finance
2 112 (4.84%) Telecoms
3 109 (4.71%) Electronics
4 47 (2.03%) Aerospace
5 44 (1.90%) Marketing
6 43 (1.86%) Automotive
7 40 (1.73%) Military
8 36 (1.56%) Advertising
9 33 (1.43%) Manufacturing
10 32 (1.38%) Banking
11 21 (0.91%) Games
12 17 (0.74%) Retail
13 10 (0.43%) Back Office
14 7 (0.30%) Publishing
15 6 (0.26%) Arabic Language
15 6 (0.26%) Legal
16 4 (0.17%) German Language
17 3 (0.13%) Billing
17 3 (0.13%) Investment Banking
17 3 (0.13%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 942 (40.74%) Developer
2 914 (39.53%) Software Engineer
3 268 (11.59%) Software Developer
4 267 (11.55%) C# Developer
5 261 (11.29%) C++ Software Engineer
6 235 (10.16%) Java Developer
7 230 (9.95%) Senior Software Engineer
8 210 (9.08%) .NET Developer
9 205 (8.87%) Senior Developer
10 167 (7.22%) C# .NET Developer
11 154 (6.66%) Java Engineer
12 142 (6.14%) Graduate
13 140 (6.06%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 134 (5.80%) C# Software Engineer
15 133 (5.75%) Java Software Engineer
16 120 (5.19%) Junior
17 108 (4.67%) SQL Developer
18 105 (4.54%) C++ Developer
19 103 (4.46%) Embedded Engineer
20 95 (4.11%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 648 (28.03%) HTML
2 590 (25.52%) .NET
3 535 (23.14%) CSS
4 364 (15.74%) AngularJS
5 317 (13.71%) Web Services
6 316 (13.67%) ASP.NET
7 256 (11.07%) jQuery
8 253 (10.94%) XML
9 224 (9.69%) REST
10 194 (8.39%) .NET Framework
11 177 (7.66%) HTML5
12 172 (7.44%) Spring
13 153 (6.62%) ASP.NET MVC
14 150 (6.49%) SOAP
15 147 (6.36%) WCF
16 140 (6.06%) JSON
17 132 (5.71%) RESTful
18 125 (5.41%) Node.js
19 124 (5.36%) ASP.NET Web API
20 98 (4.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 524 (22.66%) Computer Science
2 140 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 128 (5.54%) Algorithms
4 104 (4.50%) User Experience
5 93 (4.02%) Embedded Systems
6 57 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
7 52 (2.25%) Mobile App
8 47 (2.03%) Data Centre
9 39 (1.69%) Data Structures
10 30 (1.30%) Management Information System
11 26 (1.12%) Contactless
11 26 (1.12%) Virtual Team
12 20 (0.87%) Social Media
13 18 (0.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 16 (0.69%) BBC
14 16 (0.69%) iPad
14 16 (0.69%) Semantic Web
15 14 (0.61%) Client/Server
16 13 (0.56%) Blog
16 13 (0.56%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 657 (28.42%) Linux
2 442 (19.12%) Windows
3 177 (7.66%) Unix
4 50 (2.16%) Android
5 38 (1.64%) Apple iOS
6 33 (1.43%) Windows Server
7 28 (1.21%) Solaris
8 23 (0.99%) Embedded Linux
9 20 (0.87%) Ubuntu
10 17 (0.74%) CentOS
11 12 (0.52%) Mac OS
12 11 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (0.30%) VMS
14 6 (0.26%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.22%) VxWorks
15 5 (0.22%) Windows 10
16 4 (0.17%) Windows 7
16 4 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
17 2 (0.087%) NetWare
17 2 (0.087%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 1055 (45.63%) Agile Software Development
2 491 (21.24%) Scrum
3 436 (18.86%) TDD
4 393 (17.00%) MVC
5 381 (16.48%) OO
6 261 (11.29%) Multithreading
7 258 (11.16%) Web Development
8 229 (9.90%) Unit Testing
9 225 (9.73%) OOP
10 220 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
11 203 (8.78%) SDLC
12 174 (7.53%) Mathematics
13 151 (6.53%) SOA
14 142 (6.14%) Mentoring
15 141 (6.10%) Open Source
16 115 (4.97%) Front End Development
17 109 (4.71%) Project Management
18 105 (4.54%) Automated Testing
19 102 (4.41%) DevOps
20 100 (4.33%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 861 (37.24%) C++
2 839 (36.29%) C#
3 780 (33.74%) JavaScript
4 771 (33.35%) Java
5 646 (27.94%) SQL
6 433 (18.73%) Python
7 403 (17.43%) C
8 166 (7.18%) PHP
9 127 (5.49%) Ruby
10 83 (3.59%) Perl
11 70 (3.03%) TypeScript
12 66 (2.85%) Embedded C
13 63 (2.72%) PL/SQL
14 60 (2.60%) VB.NET
15 59 (2.55%) Shell Script
16 57 (2.47%) Bash Shell
17 55 (2.38%) T-SQL
18 52 (2.25%) MATLAB
19 51 (2.21%) Embedded C++
19 51 (2.21%) Scala
Qualifications
1 744 (32.18%) Degree
2 160 (6.92%) Security Cleared
3 93 (4.02%) SC Cleared
4 60 (2.60%) PhD
5 58 (2.51%) ISTQB
6 33 (1.43%) PMP
7 32 (1.38%) ISEB
8 30 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
9 28 (1.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 13 (0.56%) DV Cleared
11 8 (0.35%) Chartered Engineer
11 8 (0.35%) PMI Certification
12 7 (0.30%) APMG
12 7 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
13 5 (0.22%) HND
14 4 (0.17%) HNC
14 4 (0.17%) MBA
15 3 (0.13%) AAT
15 3 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
15 3 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (6.44%) QA
2 19 (0.82%) ISO 9001
3 8 (0.35%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.26%) PMO
4 6 (0.26%) SLA
5 4 (0.17%) ISO26262
5 4 (0.17%) MISRA
6 3 (0.13%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.087%) DO-178B
7 2 (0.087%) IEC 61508
7 2 (0.087%) MISRA C
7 2 (0.087%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.087%) SDET
8 1 (0.043%) ISO13485
8 1 (0.043%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 55 (2.38%) Docker
2 54 (2.34%) Firmware
3 43 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (0.74%) vSphere
5 15 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
6 14 (0.61%) NFS
7 13 (0.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 11 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
9 10 (0.43%) Active Directory
10 9 (0.39%) HDFS
11 2 (0.087%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.087%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.087%) iptables
11 2 (0.087%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.087%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.043%) LXC
Systems Management
1 31 (1.34%) Puppet
2 25 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (0.78%) Ansible
4 16 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
4 16 (0.69%) Kubernetes
5 10 (0.43%) HP SiteScope
5 10 (0.43%) Perfmon
6 8 (0.35%) Nagios
7 7 (0.30%) Salt
8 5 (0.22%) Oozie
9 4 (0.17%) BMC PATROL
9 4 (0.17%) Docker Swarm
9 4 (0.17%) FreeIPA
9 4 (0.17%) OpenView
9 4 (0.17%) Tivoli
9 4 (0.17%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 3 (0.13%) OPNET
10 3 (0.13%) Packer
10 3 (0.13%) SmoothWall
10 3 (0.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 317 (13.71%) Microsoft
2 221 (9.56%) Oracle
3 67 (2.90%) VMware
4 28 (1.21%) Red Hat
4 28 (1.21%) SAP
5 27 (1.17%) Sophos
5 27 (1.17%) Talend
5 27 (1.17%) Zend
6 24 (1.04%) Cisco
7 21 (0.91%) EMC
7 21 (0.91%) IBM
8 20 (0.87%) HP
9 19 (0.82%) Atlassian
10 14 (0.61%) Google
10 14 (0.61%) Jaspersoft
10 14 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
11 13 (0.56%) Adobe
12 12 (0.52%) SOASTA, Inc
13 11 (0.48%) Riverbed
13 11 (0.48%) Sitecore
Redhill, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Intrinsic Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Guanteed Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55,000 DOE + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 34k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Thame, Oxfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + training + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago