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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 47 37 19
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 6 11 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 1.98% 3.32% 8.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.01% 3.43% 8.94%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 16
Average salary £41,250 £25,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+65.00% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £40,750
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
299 321 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 98.68% 96.98% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 277 290 167
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
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 27 March 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 24 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 18 (64.29%) C++
3 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (42.86%) C#
4 12 (42.86%) .NET
5 11 (39.29%) C
5 11 (39.29%) Java
5 11 (39.29%) TDD
6 9 (32.14%) OO
6 9 (32.14%) UML
7 8 (28.57%) Linux
7 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET
7 8 (28.57%) MVC
7 8 (28.57%) Subversion
7 8 (28.57%) JIRA
7 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (21.43%) REST
8 6 (21.43%) Degree
8 6 (21.43%) Windows
8 6 (21.43%) OOP
8 6 (21.43%) Embedded C
9 5 (17.86%) Embedded C++
9 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
9 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
9 5 (17.86%) WCF
9 5 (17.86%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (17.86%) BDD
9 5 (17.86%) Software Architecture
9 5 (17.86%) Open Source

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (10.71%) Apache
1 3 (10.71%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
1 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) SQLite
2 3 (10.71%) CouchDB
2 3 (10.71%) MongoDB
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
2 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.71%) MySQL
3 2 (7.14%) Big Data
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Subversion
1 8 (28.57%) JIRA
2 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
3 4 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (10.71%) Redmine
4 3 (10.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (10.71%) Bugzilla
4 3 (10.71%) Xcode
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) .NET
2 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (21.43%) REST
4 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 5 (17.86%) WCF
5 4 (14.29%) Web Services
6 3 (10.71%) SOAP
6 3 (10.71%) J2EE
6 3 (10.71%) WPF
6 3 (10.71%) LINQ
6 3 (10.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (10.71%) .NET Framework
6 3 (10.71%) JSON
7 2 (7.14%) jQuery
7 2 (7.14%) CSS
7 2 (7.14%) HTML
7 2 (7.14%) Ajax
7 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (3.57%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
1 5 (17.86%) Open Source
1 5 (17.86%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (7.14%) Social Network
3 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Linux
2 6 (21.43%) Windows
3 3 (10.71%) UNIX
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (10.71%) Windows NT
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.57%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (3.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (39.29%) TDD
4 9 (32.14%) UML
4 9 (32.14%) OO
5 8 (28.57%) MVC
6 6 (21.43%) OOP
7 5 (17.86%) Software Architecture
7 5 (17.86%) BDD
8 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
8 4 (14.29%) SOA
8 4 (14.29%) Scrum
9 3 (10.71%) Programme Management
9 3 (10.71%) OOD
9 3 (10.71%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (10.71%) Business Development
9 3 (10.71%) ATDD
9 3 (10.71%) Web Application Development
9 3 (10.71%) Microservices
10 2 (7.14%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) C++
2 12 (42.86%) C#
3 11 (39.29%) C
3 11 (39.29%) Java
4 6 (21.43%) Embedded C
5 5 (17.86%) Embedded C++
5 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
6 4 (14.29%) SQL
7 3 (10.71%) Objective-C
8 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
8 1 (3.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Degree
2 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) PhD
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle
3 2 (7.14%) Endeca
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.57%) Apple
4 1 (3.57%) QNX
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