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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 65 51 37
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 13 10 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 3.47% 2.58% 7.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.64% 2.78% 7.36%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 15
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -15.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £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
357 360 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 95.20% 93.02% 97.31%
Number of salaries quoted 275 320 287
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 30 September 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 30 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 34 (89.47%) Software Engineering
2 19 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 16 (42.11%) C#
3 16 (42.11%) .NET
3 16 (42.11%) ASP.NET
3 16 (42.11%) Degree
4 15 (39.47%) C
4 15 (39.47%) MVC
5 14 (36.84%) C++
5 14 (36.84%) SQL Server
5 14 (36.84%) UNIX
5 14 (36.84%) Ajax
6 13 (34.21%) Linux
7 12 (31.58%) HTML
8 11 (28.95%) Computer Science
9 9 (23.68%) OO
10 8 (21.05%) TDD
11 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (18.42%) XML
12 6 (15.79%) Java
12 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
13 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (13.16%) CSS
13 5 (13.16%) OOD
13 5 (13.16%) SOA
14 4 (10.53%) T-SQL
14 4 (10.53%) SOAP
14 4 (10.53%) Data Analysis
14 4 (10.53%) WinForms
14 4 (10.53%) Software Testing

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.63%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.26%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Maven
1 3 (7.89%) JIRA
1 3 (7.89%) Selenium
1 3 (7.89%) Ant
1 3 (7.89%) QUnit
2 1 (2.63%) Subversion
2 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (5.26%) Marketing
2 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.63%) Retail
2 1 (2.63%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (42.11%) ASP.NET
1 16 (42.11%) .NET
2 14 (36.84%) Ajax
3 12 (31.58%) HTML
4 7 (18.42%) XML
5 5 (13.16%) CSS
5 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (10.53%) JSON
6 4 (10.53%) SOAP
6 4 (10.53%) WinForms
7 3 (7.89%) Spring
7 3 (7.89%) J2EE
7 3 (7.89%) Dojo
7 3 (7.89%) Spring MVC
7 3 (7.89%) jQuery
7 3 (7.89%) RESTful
7 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 1 (2.63%) HTML5
9 1 (2.63%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) User Experience
3 2 (5.26%) Social Network
3 2 (5.26%) Open Source
4 1 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.63%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.63%) Robotics
4 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 14 (36.84%) UNIX
2 13 (34.21%) Linux
3 3 (7.89%) Windows NT
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (7.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (89.47%) Software Engineering
2 15 (39.47%) MVC
3 9 (23.68%) OO
4 8 (21.05%) TDD
5 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (13.16%) OOD
6 5 (13.16%) SOA
7 4 (10.53%) Software Testing
7 4 (10.53%) Data Analysis
8 3 (7.89%) Unit Testing
8 3 (7.89%) BDD
8 3 (7.89%) Business Development
8 3 (7.89%) UML
8 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
8 3 (7.89%) Scrum
8 3 (7.89%) Programme Management
9 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
9 2 (5.26%) Pair Programming
9 2 (5.26%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 16 (42.11%) C#
3 15 (39.47%) C
4 14 (36.84%) C++
5 6 (15.79%) Java
6 4 (10.53%) T-SQL
7 3 (7.89%) Groovy
8 2 (5.26%) SQL
9 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.63%) Python
9 1 (2.63%) Embedded C
9 1 (2.63%) Embedded C++
9 1 (2.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (42.11%) Degree
2 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) Endeca
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