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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 42 44 27
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 7 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.44% 3.39% 3.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.52% 3.55% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 6
Average salary £35,000 £25,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,200 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £36,100 £40,000
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
278 366 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 96.86% 95.31% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 256 329 158
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 14 (58.33%) C#
2 14 (58.33%) .NET
3 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (50.00%) C++
5 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET
5 10 (41.67%) MVC
5 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (37.50%) C
7 8 (33.33%) Scrum
8 7 (29.17%) Java
8 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
8 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 6 (25.00%) REST
9 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 6 (25.00%) Windows
9 6 (25.00%) Linux
10 5 (20.83%) UML
10 5 (20.83%) Embedded C
10 5 (20.83%) TDD
10 5 (20.83%) Subversion
10 5 (20.83%) Mobile App
10 5 (20.83%) WCF
10 5 (20.83%) Android
11 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
11 4 (16.67%) JIRA
11 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
11 4 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (16.67%) Apple iOS
11 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 3 (12.50%) Apache
1 3 (12.50%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
1 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) CouchDB
2 3 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Subversion
2 4 (16.67%) JIRA
2 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (12.50%) Xcode
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (58.33%) .NET
2 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET
2 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 6 (25.00%) REST
5 5 (20.83%) WCF
6 4 (16.67%) AngularJS
6 4 (16.67%) Web Services
7 3 (12.50%) .NET Framework
7 3 (12.50%) JSON
7 3 (12.50%) SOAP
7 3 (12.50%) J2EE
7 3 (12.50%) WPF
7 3 (12.50%) LINQ
7 3 (12.50%) Entity Framework
8 1 (4.17%) OpenCL
8 1 (4.17%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Mobile App
2 4 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (12.50%) Open Source
4 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
1 6 (25.00%) Linux
2 5 (20.83%) Android
3 4 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 3 (12.50%) UNIX
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (12.50%) Windows NT
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.17%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (41.67%) MVC
4 8 (33.33%) Scrum
5 5 (20.83%) UML
5 5 (20.83%) TDD
6 4 (16.67%) SOA
6 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Business Development
7 3 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (12.50%) OO
7 3 (12.50%) Programme Management
7 3 (12.50%) ATDD
7 3 (12.50%) Web Application Development
7 3 (12.50%) Microservices
7 3 (12.50%) BDD
8 2 (8.33%) Mobile Development
8 2 (8.33%) OOP
9 1 (4.17%) OOD
9 1 (4.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) C#
2 12 (50.00%) C++
3 9 (37.50%) C
4 7 (29.17%) Java
4 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
5 5 (20.83%) Embedded C
6 4 (16.67%) Embedded C++
7 3 (12.50%) Objective-C
8 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
8 1 (4.17%) Perl
8 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (4.17%) PhD
4 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.17%) Apple
3 1 (4.17%) QNX
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