The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Portsmouth region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 52 54 51
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 21 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 4.53% 1.43% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.77% 1.53% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 19 6 2
Average salary £25,000 £36,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.55% -12.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £33,750 £40,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Job Titles Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
440 391 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 94.83% 93.32% 99.65%
Number of salaries quoted 362 356 265
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Engineer
Hampshire

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
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 31 (88.57%) Software Engineering
2 19 (54.29%) Degree
3 18 (51.43%) Linux
4 17 (48.57%) C
5 16 (45.71%) UNIX
5 16 (45.71%) JavaScript
6 15 (42.86%) C++
7 14 (40.00%) Computer Science
8 11 (31.43%) Ajax
8 11 (31.43%) C#
8 11 (31.43%) .NET
8 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
8 11 (31.43%) ASP.NET
9 10 (28.57%) MVC
10 9 (25.71%) HTML
11 7 (20.00%) XML
12 5 (14.29%) OO
13 4 (11.43%) T-SQL
13 4 (11.43%) Java
13 4 (11.43%) WinForms
13 4 (11.43%) TDD
13 4 (11.43%) Software Testing
13 4 (11.43%) Data Analysis
13 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
14 3 (8.57%) Groovy
14 3 (8.57%) Scrum
14 3 (8.57%) QUnit
14 3 (8.57%) RESTful
14 3 (8.57%) Spring
14 3 (8.57%) Maven

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 2 (5.71%) SAS
2 1 (2.86%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Ant
1 3 (8.57%) Maven
1 3 (8.57%) Selenium
1 3 (8.57%) QUnit
2 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.71%) Subversion
3 1 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) .NET
1 11 (31.43%) ASP.NET
1 11 (31.43%) Ajax
2 9 (25.71%) HTML
3 7 (20.00%) XML
4 4 (11.43%) WinForms
5 3 (8.57%) Spring
5 3 (8.57%) SOAP
5 3 (8.57%) JSON
5 3 (8.57%) Dojo
5 3 (8.57%) Spring MVC
5 3 (8.57%) RESTful
6 1 (2.86%) CSS
6 1 (2.86%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.71%) Firmware
2 2 (5.71%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.86%) Robotics
3 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 18 (51.43%) Linux
2 16 (45.71%) UNIX
3 3 (8.57%) Windows
4 1 (2.86%) Windows NT
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (88.57%) Software Engineering
2 10 (28.57%) MVC
3 5 (14.29%) OO
4 4 (11.43%) Software Testing
4 4 (11.43%) TDD
4 4 (11.43%) Data Analysis
5 3 (8.57%) SOA
5 3 (8.57%) Scrum
6 2 (5.71%) Kanban
6 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.86%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (2.86%) UML
7 1 (2.86%) User Experience Design
7 1 (2.86%) Test Automation
7 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.86%) Business Development
7 1 (2.86%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (2.86%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (48.57%) C
2 16 (45.71%) JavaScript
3 15 (42.86%) C++
4 11 (31.43%) C#
5 4 (11.43%) Java
5 4 (11.43%) T-SQL
6 3 (8.57%) Groovy
7 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
7 2 (5.71%) Python
7 2 (5.71%) Perl
8 1 (2.86%) PHP
8 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (54.29%) Degree
2 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle