The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth 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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 41 53 55
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 13 21 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 3.92% 4.53% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.28% 4.77% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4 19 6
Average salary £45,000 £25,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+80.00% -30.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,600 £20,500 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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 Portsmouth 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
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
304 440 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 91.57% 94.83% 93.32%
Number of salaries quoted 254 362 356
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Portsmouth

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 20 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (75.00%) C#
3 14 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 14 (70.00%) .NET
4 13 (65.00%) MVC
5 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (45.00%) HTML
6 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET
6 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (40.00%) OO
7 8 (40.00%) OOD
7 8 (40.00%) jQuery
8 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 6 (30.00%) Mobile App
9 6 (30.00%) Android
9 6 (30.00%) Apple iOS
9 6 (30.00%) CSS
10 5 (25.00%) C++
10 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 5 (25.00%) Scrum
10 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
10 5 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
11 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 4 (20.00%) Open Source
11 4 (20.00%) BDD
11 4 (20.00%) Linux
11 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
11 4 (20.00%) TDD
11 4 (20.00%) Pair Programming

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 1 (5.00%) Apache
1 1 (5.00%) CMS
1 1 (5.00%) nginx
1 1 (5.00%) WinCC
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (5.00%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) Big Data
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) CouchDB
3 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) NUnit
1 3 (15.00%) Moq
2 1 (5.00%) Redmine
2 1 (5.00%) Juju
2 1 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (5.00%) Xcode
2 1 (5.00%) Subversion
2 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (5.00%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.00%) Advertising
1 1 (5.00%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (70.00%) .NET
2 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 9 (45.00%) HTML
3 8 (40.00%) jQuery
4 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 6 (30.00%) CSS
6 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 3 (15.00%) Ajax
9 2 (10.00%) Qt
9 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
10 1 (5.00%) JSON
10 1 (5.00%) WCF
10 1 (5.00%) WPF
10 1 (5.00%) Web Services
10 1 (5.00%) NHibernate
10 1 (5.00%) HTML5
10 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
10 1 (5.00%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (15.00%) Social Network
3 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.00%) Robotics
4 1 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Android
1 6 (30.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (10.00%) UNIX
4 1 (5.00%) Scientific Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (5.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (65.00%) MVC
3 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (40.00%) OOD
4 8 (40.00%) OO
5 5 (25.00%) Scrum
5 5 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
6 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (20.00%) TDD
6 4 (20.00%) Pair Programming
6 4 (20.00%) Refactoring
6 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 4 (20.00%) BDD
6 4 (20.00%) Open Source
7 2 (10.00%) SDLC
7 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Kanban
8 1 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
8 1 (5.00%) Software Architecture
8 1 (5.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) C#
2 14 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (25.00%) C++
4 3 (15.00%) C
4 3 (15.00%) SQL
5 2 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (5.00%) Python
6 1 (5.00%) Embedded C
6 1 (5.00%) Embedded C++
6 1 (5.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (5.00%) GAMP
1 1 (5.00%) GMP
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Endeca
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Intel
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco
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