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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 66 52 41
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 11 5 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.92% 1.25% 5.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.07% 1.33% 5.90%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 11
Average salary £39,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.85% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £33,250 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £35,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
358 375 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 94.96% 93.52% 97.69%
Number of salaries quoted 271 337 302
Average salary £40,000 £38,536 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.79% +10.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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
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 17 September 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 16 (45.71%) JavaScript
3 15 (42.86%) C
3 15 (42.86%) Degree
4 14 (40.00%) UNIX
5 13 (37.14%) C#
5 13 (37.14%) C++
5 13 (37.14%) .NET
5 13 (37.14%) ASP.NET
5 13 (37.14%) Linux
6 12 (34.29%) MVC
7 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
7 11 (31.43%) Ajax
8 10 (28.57%) Computer Science
9 9 (25.71%) HTML
10 7 (20.00%) XML
10 7 (20.00%) OO
11 6 (17.14%) Java
11 6 (17.14%) TDD
11 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
12 5 (14.29%) SOA
12 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (11.43%) T-SQL
13 4 (11.43%) Windows
13 4 (11.43%) WinForms
13 4 (11.43%) Data Analysis
13 4 (11.43%) Software Testing
13 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
14 3 (8.57%) J2EE
14 3 (8.57%) Oracle

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.71%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.71%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Maven
1 3 (8.57%) JIRA
1 3 (8.57%) Selenium
1 3 (8.57%) Ant
1 3 (8.57%) QUnit
2 2 (5.71%) Subversion
2 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (5.71%) Marketing
2 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (37.14%) .NET
1 13 (37.14%) ASP.NET
2 11 (31.43%) Ajax
3 9 (25.71%) HTML
4 7 (20.00%) XML
5 4 (11.43%) WinForms
6 3 (8.57%) Spring
6 3 (8.57%) SOAP
6 3 (8.57%) J2EE
6 3 (8.57%) JSON
6 3 (8.57%) Dojo
6 3 (8.57%) Spring MVC
6 3 (8.57%) RESTful
7 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (5.71%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) User Experience
3 2 (5.71%) Firmware
3 2 (5.71%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.86%) Robotics
4 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 14 (40.00%) UNIX
2 13 (37.14%) Linux
3 4 (11.43%) Windows
4 3 (8.57%) Windows NT
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (88.57%) Software Engineering
2 12 (34.29%) MVC
3 7 (20.00%) OO
4 6 (17.14%) TDD
5 5 (14.29%) SOA
5 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.43%) Data Analysis
6 4 (11.43%) Software Testing
7 3 (8.57%) Business Development
7 3 (8.57%) UML
7 3 (8.57%) Scrum
7 3 (8.57%) Programme Management
7 3 (8.57%) OOD
8 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
8 2 (5.71%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
8 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (5.71%) Kanban
8 2 (5.71%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) JavaScript
2 15 (42.86%) C
3 13 (37.14%) C#
3 13 (37.14%) C++
4 6 (17.14%) 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
7 2 (5.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (42.86%) Degree
2 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
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