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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
England / South East
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 23 30
Rank change year-on-year -1 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 1128 1548 1562
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 7.73% 8.42% 7.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.91% 9.71% 8.47%
Number of salaries quoted 986 1375 1358
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

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 12659 15948 18436
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 86.76% 86.70% 86.37%
Number of salaries quoted 10459 13388 14742
Median salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 22 June 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 22 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
Berkshire +22 249 £47,500 - 30
Hampshire -1 225 £45,000 - 34
Surrey -12 178 £47,500 +11.76% 42
Oxfordshire -1 161 £40,000 -11.11% 28
Buckinghamshire 0 112 £47,000 +17.50% 4
West Sussex -11 110 £34,000 -24.44% 16
East Sussex +9 68 £45,000 -10.00% 9
Kent -2 30 £37,500 - 4
Middlesex +1 1 - -
Isle of Wight +1 1 £25,000 -37.50%
Software Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 1021 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 870 (38.34%) C#
3 834 (36.76%) C++
4 813 (35.83%) Java
5 797 (35.13%) Degree
6 778 (34.29%) JavaScript
7 664 (29.26%) Linux
8 624 (27.50%) SQL
9 623 (27.46%) .NET
10 613 (27.02%) HTML
11 515 (22.70%) Computer Science
12 511 (22.52%) Scrum
13 510 (22.48%) CSS
14 461 (20.32%) C
15 439 (19.35%) Windows
16 436 (19.22%) SQL Server
17 421 (18.55%) TDD
18 415 (18.29%) Python
19 408 (17.98%) AngularJS
20 397 (17.50%) OO
21 394 (17.36%) MVC
22 336 (14.81%) Microsoft
23 317 (13.97%) Web Services
24 312 (13.75%) XML
25 311 (13.71%) ASP.NET
26 274 (12.08%) Web Development
27 268 (11.81%) Test Automation
28 262 (11.55%) REST
29 259 (11.41%) jQuery
30 251 (11.06%) SDLC

Software Engineering
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:

Application Platforms
1 73 (3.22%) Elasticsearch
2 62 (2.73%) Apache
3 50 (2.20%) Tomcat
4 49 (2.16%) Apache Spark
5 44 (1.94%) JBoss
6 42 (1.85%) SharePoint
7 36 (1.59%) Apache Solr
8 31 (1.37%) CMS
9 22 (0.97%) IIS
10 21 (0.93%) WebLogic
11 20 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 18 (0.79%) Drupal
13 17 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
14 13 (0.57%) Confluence
15 12 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 12 (0.53%) WebSphere
16 11 (0.48%) WildFly
16 11 (0.48%) WordPress
17 10 (0.44%) OpenStack
18 9 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 37 (1.63%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.31%) Maple
4 3 (0.13%) Adobe Captivate
4 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.088%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.044%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.044%) CATIA
6 1 (0.044%) GNU Octave
6 1 (0.044%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.044%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.044%) OrCAD
6 1 (0.044%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.044%) Simulink
6 1 (0.044%) Solid Edge
6 1 (0.044%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 9 (0.40%) Infor M3
1 9 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.088%) Fredhopper
4 2 (0.088%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.088%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.044%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.044%) Primavera
5 1 (0.044%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 188 (8.29%) Amazon AWS
2 134 (5.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 97 (4.28%) SaaS
4 51 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
5 33 (1.45%) Office 365
6 25 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
7 21 (0.93%) GitHub
8 13 (0.57%) PaaS
9 7 (0.31%) Asana
10 6 (0.26%) Heroku
11 4 (0.18%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.088%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.044%) AdWords
13 1 (0.044%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.044%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.044%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.044%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.044%) IaaS
13 1 (0.044%) Route 53
13 1 (0.044%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 52 (2.29%) HTTP
2 50 (2.20%) TCP/IP
3 39 (1.72%) Internet
4 26 (1.15%) GSM
5 24 (1.06%) Firewall
6 20 (0.88%) Network Security
7 17 (0.75%) DNS
7 17 (0.75%) LTE
7 17 (0.75%) VoIP
8 16 (0.71%) UMTS
9 13 (0.57%) Ethernet
9 13 (0.57%) FTP
9 13 (0.57%) Wireless
10 12 (0.53%) ATM
11 11 (0.48%) AMQP
11 11 (0.48%) Diameter Protocol
11 11 (0.48%) LDAP
11 11 (0.48%) RANAP
11 11 (0.48%) RS-232
11 11 (0.48%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 436 (19.22%) SQL Server
2 235 (10.36%) MySQL
3 157 (6.92%) Big Data
3 157 (6.92%) Relational Database
4 138 (6.08%) NoSQL
5 83 (3.66%) MongoDB
6 66 (2.91%) Hadoop
7 54 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
8 47 (2.07%) Apache Cassandra
9 34 (1.50%) Apache Hive
10 31 (1.37%) RDBMS
11 26 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 24 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
12 24 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
13 23 (1.01%) Oracle Database
14 21 (0.93%) Redis
15 20 (0.88%) MariaDB
15 20 (0.88%) Spark SQL
15 20 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
16 18 (0.79%) DB2
Development Applications
1 231 (10.18%) Git (software)
2 215 (9.48%) Visual Studio
3 170 (7.49%) Subversion
4 140 (6.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 136 (5.99%) Selenium
6 116 (5.11%) JIRA
7 113 (4.98%) Jenkins
8 112 (4.94%) Maven
9 59 (2.60%) Ant
10 57 (2.51%) Eclipse
11 52 (2.29%) JUnit
12 45 (1.98%) Bugzilla
13 43 (1.90%) JSUnit
14 42 (1.85%) Trac
15 35 (1.54%) NUnit
16 33 (1.45%) TeamCity
17 27 (1.19%) SpecFlow
17 27 (1.19%) WebDriver
18 26 (1.15%) QUnit
19 22 (0.97%) gulp
General
1 224 (9.87%) Finance
2 129 (5.69%) Electronics
3 121 (5.33%) Telecoms
4 67 (2.95%) Marketing
5 55 (2.42%) Aerospace
5 55 (2.42%) Automotive
6 36 (1.59%) Banking
7 35 (1.54%) Military
8 26 (1.15%) Games
9 25 (1.10%) Retail
10 24 (1.06%) Advertising
10 24 (1.06%) Back Office
11 19 (0.84%) Manufacturing
12 18 (0.79%) Publishing
13 14 (0.62%) Investment Banking
14 9 (0.40%) Legal
15 4 (0.18%) General Ledger
16 3 (0.13%) Avionics
16 3 (0.13%) Financial Institution
17 2 (0.088%) German Language
Job Titles
1 983 (43.32%) Developer
2 894 (39.40%) Software Engineer
3 340 (14.98%) Software Developer
4 302 (13.31%) C# Developer
5 237 (10.45%) .NET Developer
6 232 (10.22%) C++ Software Engineer
7 217 (9.56%) Java Developer
8 191 (8.42%) Senior Software Engineer
9 190 (8.37%) C# .NET Developer
10 184 (8.11%) Senior Developer
11 160 (7.05%) Graduate
12 151 (6.65%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 145 (6.39%) C# Software Engineer
14 139 (6.13%) Java Engineer
15 127 (5.60%) C# Software Developer
16 126 (5.55%) C++ Developer
17 115 (5.07%) Java Software Engineer
18 113 (4.98%) SQL Developer
19 106 (4.67%) .NET Software Developer
19 106 (4.67%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 623 (27.46%) .NET
2 613 (27.02%) HTML
3 510 (22.48%) CSS
4 408 (17.98%) AngularJS
5 317 (13.97%) Web Services
6 312 (13.75%) XML
7 311 (13.71%) ASP.NET
8 262 (11.55%) REST
9 259 (11.41%) jQuery
10 233 (10.27%) .NET Framework
11 184 (8.11%) JSON
12 181 (7.98%) ASP.NET MVC
13 172 (7.58%) Spring
14 164 (7.23%) WCF
15 162 (7.14%) HTML5
16 157 (6.92%) RESTful
17 150 (6.61%) SOAP
18 140 (6.17%) ASP.NET Web API
19 137 (6.04%) React
20 126 (5.55%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 515 (22.70%) Computer Science
2 169 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
3 116 (5.11%) Algorithms
4 114 (5.02%) User Experience
5 66 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
6 64 (2.82%) Greenfield Project
7 59 (2.60%) Mobile App
8 55 (2.42%) Embedded Systems
9 37 (1.63%) Social Media
10 34 (1.50%) Data Structures
10 34 (1.50%) Fintech
11 24 (1.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 23 (1.01%) Semantic Web
13 21 (0.93%) Virtual Team
14 20 (0.88%) iPad
15 18 (0.79%) Management Information System
16 17 (0.75%) Contactless
16 17 (0.75%) Data Centre
17 16 (0.71%) Client/Server
17 16 (0.71%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 664 (29.26%) Linux
2 439 (19.35%) Windows
3 170 (7.49%) Unix
4 51 (2.25%) Android
5 45 (1.98%) Apple iOS
6 35 (1.54%) Solaris
7 31 (1.37%) Windows Server
8 28 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 27 (1.19%) VxWorks
10 25 (1.10%) Ubuntu
11 24 (1.06%) Embedded Linux
12 20 (0.88%) CentOS
13 16 (0.71%) Mac OS X
14 10 (0.44%) Mac OS
15 7 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
16 4 (0.18%) VMS
17 3 (0.13%) FreeBSD
17 3 (0.13%) Windows 10
17 3 (0.13%) Windows 7
18 2 (0.088%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1021 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 511 (22.52%) Scrum
3 421 (18.55%) TDD
4 397 (17.50%) OO
5 394 (17.36%) MVC
6 274 (12.08%) Web Development
7 268 (11.81%) Test Automation
8 251 (11.06%) SDLC
9 233 (10.27%) OOP
10 219 (9.65%) Continuous Integration
11 215 (9.48%) Unit Testing
12 195 (8.59%) Multithreading
13 149 (6.57%) SOA
14 147 (6.48%) Mathematics
15 143 (6.30%) Open Source
16 124 (5.46%) Microservices
17 115 (5.07%) Mentoring
18 109 (4.80%) DevOps
19 105 (4.63%) BDD
20 104 (4.58%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 870 (38.34%) C#
2 834 (36.76%) C++
3 813 (35.83%) Java
4 778 (34.29%) JavaScript
5 624 (27.50%) SQL
6 461 (20.32%) C
7 415 (18.29%) Python
8 132 (5.82%) PHP
9 106 (4.67%) Ruby
10 99 (4.36%) Perl
11 97 (4.28%) VB.NET
12 77 (3.39%) Shell Script
13 73 (3.22%) PL/SQL
13 73 (3.22%) TypeScript
14 67 (2.95%) Embedded C++
14 67 (2.95%) T-SQL
15 64 (2.82%) Embedded C
16 58 (2.56%) Bash Shell
17 44 (1.94%) Scala
18 38 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 797 (35.13%) Degree
2 225 (9.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 176 (7.76%) Security Cleared
4 85 (3.75%) SC Cleared
5 70 (3.09%) ISTQB
6 60 (2.64%) Master's Degree
7 51 (2.25%) PhD
8 45 (1.98%) DV Cleared
9 44 (1.94%) ISEB
10 40 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
11 32 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 19 (0.84%) PMP
13 17 (0.75%) PMI Certification
14 16 (0.71%) Chartered Engineer
15 15 (0.66%) APMG
16 11 (0.48%) Numerate Degree
17 7 (0.31%) Sun Certification
18 5 (0.22%) DBS Check
19 4 (0.18%) AAT
19 4 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 163 (7.18%) QA
2 27 (1.19%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.26%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.22%) IEC 61508
4 5 (0.22%) ISO 26262
5 4 (0.18%) Def Stans
5 4 (0.18%) DO-178B
5 4 (0.18%) SLA
6 3 (0.13%) MISRA
7 2 (0.088%) ISO 13485
7 2 (0.088%) MISRA C
8 1 (0.044%) ARP4754
8 1 (0.044%) ARP4761
8 1 (0.044%) DO-254
8 1 (0.044%) IEC 61131
8 1 (0.044%) IEC 62304
8 1 (0.044%) JTAG
8 1 (0.044%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 69 (3.04%) Docker
2 61 (2.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (2.16%) Firmware
4 37 (1.63%) Virtual Machines
5 15 (0.66%) vSphere
6 11 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
7 9 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 9 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
8 7 (0.31%) Active Directory
9 4 (0.18%) LXC
9 4 (0.18%) NFS
10 2 (0.088%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.088%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.088%) Tivoli Directory Server
10 2 (0.088%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.044%) ACF2
11 1 (0.044%) HDFS
11 1 (0.044%) iptables
11 1 (0.044%) RACF
Systems Management
1 47 (2.07%) Ansible
2 33 (1.45%) Puppet
3 26 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
5 12 (0.53%) Kubernetes
6 11 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 11 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
6 11 (0.48%) Salt
7 9 (0.40%) Data Guard
7 9 (0.40%) Packer
8 7 (0.31%) Terraform
9 3 (0.13%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (0.13%) Oozie
9 3 (0.13%) SmoothWall
10 2 (0.088%) FreeIPA
10 2 (0.088%) Nagios
10 2 (0.088%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.088%) vCenter Server
11 1 (0.044%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.044%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 336 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 205 (9.03%) Oracle
3 84 (3.70%) VMware
4 60 (2.64%) Red Hat
5 24 (1.06%) Zend
6 23 (1.01%) SAP
7 22 (0.97%) Cisco
8 21 (0.93%) HP
9 18 (0.79%) IBM
10 16 (0.71%) Jaspersoft
11 15 (0.66%) Adobe
11 15 (0.66%) Talend
12 14 (0.62%) Atlassian
13 13 (0.57%) DevExpress
13 13 (0.57%) Telerik
14 12 (0.53%) Sophos
15 11 (0.48%) EMC
15 11 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
16 10 (0.44%) Google
16 10 (0.44%) TIBCO
Weybridge, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Java Source
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, great pension & corporate p
Posted: 5 hours ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £40k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Hungerford, Berkshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum plus exceptional benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Technical Futures
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £70,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £77,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday