The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 52 56 54
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 14 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.72% 2.61% 2.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.78% 2.69% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 11
Average salary £48,750 £60,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Software Engineer
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
504 557 513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 97.86% 97.04% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 452 450 371
Average salary £44,794 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.45% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Basingstoke region.

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Basingstoke

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region that cited Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 23 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (78.26%) C++
3 12 (52.17%) C#
3 12 (52.17%) Degree
4 9 (39.13%) .NET
5 7 (30.43%) SQL
5 7 (30.43%) Windows
5 7 (30.43%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (30.43%) Mentoring
6 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (26.09%) Linux
7 5 (21.74%) Python
7 5 (21.74%) MySQL
7 5 (21.74%) Java
7 5 (21.74%) TDD
7 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
7 5 (21.74%) Big Data
7 5 (21.74%) Code Optimisation
8 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (17.39%) R
8 4 (17.39%) Scrum
8 4 (17.39%) OO
9 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
9 3 (13.04%) C
9 3 (13.04%) Oracle
9 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
9 3 (13.04%) MFC
9 3 (13.04%) MVC
9 3 (13.04%) Machine Learning
10 2 (8.70%) RabbitMQ

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region that cited Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.35%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) SNMP
2 1 (4.35%) HTTPS
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (21.74%) Big Data
2 5 (21.74%) MySQL
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
4 2 (8.70%) MariaDB
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
1 2 (8.70%) Subversion
2 1 (4.35%) LabVIEW
2 1 (4.35%) Maven
2 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (8.70%) Electronics
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
1 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
1 2 (8.70%) Marketing
1 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Advertising
2 1 (4.35%) Automotive
2 1 (4.35%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) .NET
2 3 (13.04%) MFC
3 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
3 2 (8.70%) CORBA
3 2 (8.70%) J2EE
3 2 (8.70%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (8.70%) WCF
3 2 (8.70%) XML
4 1 (4.35%) Ajax
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.35%) CSS
4 1 (4.35%) Hibernate
4 1 (4.35%) HTML
4 1 (4.35%) Java EE
4 1 (4.35%) JPA
4 1 (4.35%) REST
4 1 (4.35%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Derivative
1 2 (8.70%) iPad
1 2 (8.70%) PlayStation
1 2 (8.70%) Xbox
2 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Unix
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.35%) Android
4 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (30.43%) Mentoring
3 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (21.74%) Code Optimisation
4 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
4 5 (21.74%) TDD
5 4 (17.39%) OO
5 4 (17.39%) Scrum
6 3 (13.04%) Machine Learning
6 3 (13.04%) MVC
7 2 (8.70%) Automated Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
7 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (8.70%) Pair Programming
7 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
7 2 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (8.70%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (8.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) C++
2 12 (52.17%) C#
3 7 (30.43%) SQL
4 5 (21.74%) Java
4 5 (21.74%) Python
5 4 (17.39%) R
6 3 (13.04%) C
7 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.35%) PHP
7 1 (4.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) PhD
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) logstash
1 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (8.70%) StatsD
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) Facebook
3 1 (4.35%) New Relic
3 1 (4.35%) Sun
3 1 (4.35%) Twitter
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