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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 34 50 34
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 19 15 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 6.27% 3.81% 3.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.55% 3.82% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 19 15 10
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
290 393 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 95.71% 99.75% 98.23%
Number of salaries quoted 270 367 260
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 36 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 23 (63.89%) C#
2 23 (63.89%) C++
3 18 (50.00%) Degree
4 16 (44.44%) C
5 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (30.56%) Linux
6 11 (30.56%) JavaScript
7 10 (27.78%) Python
7 10 (27.78%) Embedded C
8 9 (25.00%) Computer Science
8 9 (25.00%) .NET
9 8 (22.22%) HTML
9 8 (22.22%) UML
9 8 (22.22%) OO
9 8 (22.22%) Manufacturing
9 8 (22.22%) Open Source
10 7 (19.44%) SDLC
10 7 (19.44%) Embedded C++
11 6 (16.67%) Ethernet
11 6 (16.67%) Java
12 5 (13.89%) Advertising
12 5 (13.89%) Ruby
12 5 (13.89%) Ruby on Rails
12 5 (13.89%) Aerospace
12 5 (13.89%) CSS
12 5 (13.89%) Unix
12 5 (13.89%) GAMP
12 5 (13.89%) GMP
12 5 (13.89%) Modbus

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 5 (13.89%) WinCC
2 3 (8.33%) Apache
2 3 (8.33%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) Ethernet
2 5 (13.89%) Modbus
3 2 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) CouchDB
1 3 (8.33%) MongoDB
1 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (8.33%) JIRA
1 3 (8.33%) Moq
1 3 (8.33%) NUnit
1 3 (8.33%) Subversion
1 3 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (8.33%) Xcode
2 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.78%) LabVIEW
General
1 8 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 5 (13.89%) Advertising
2 5 (13.89%) Aerospace
3 2 (5.56%) Electronics
3 2 (5.56%) Marketing
4 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.00%) .NET
2 8 (22.22%) HTML
3 5 (13.89%) CSS
3 5 (13.89%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (11.11%) Qt
5 3 (8.33%) jQuery
5 3 (8.33%) JSON
5 3 (8.33%) OpenCL
5 3 (8.33%) REST
5 3 (8.33%) WPF
6 2 (5.56%) Middleware
7 1 (2.78%) QML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.33%) Algorithms
2 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (5.56%) Device Driver
3 2 (5.56%) Driving Licence
3 2 (5.56%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.56%) Physics
3 2 (5.56%) User Experience
4 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (30.56%) Linux
2 5 (13.89%) Unix
3 3 (8.33%) Android
3 3 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (22.22%) OO
3 8 (22.22%) Open Source
3 8 (22.22%) UML
4 7 (19.44%) SDLC
5 5 (13.89%) Web Development
6 3 (8.33%) BDD
6 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 3 (8.33%) Migration
6 3 (8.33%) MVC
6 3 (8.33%) OOD
6 3 (8.33%) Pair Programming
6 3 (8.33%) Refactoring
6 3 (8.33%) TDD
6 3 (8.33%) Validation
6 3 (8.33%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 23 (63.89%) C#
1 23 (63.89%) C++
2 16 (44.44%) C
3 11 (30.56%) JavaScript
4 10 (27.78%) Embedded C
4 10 (27.78%) Python
5 7 (19.44%) Embedded C++
6 6 (16.67%) Java
7 5 (13.89%) Ruby
8 3 (8.33%) Ada
8 3 (8.33%) Objective-C
8 3 (8.33%) Perl
8 3 (8.33%) VB
9 2 (5.56%) Assembly Language
10 1 (2.78%) Ada 83
10 1 (2.78%) Ada 95
Qualifications
1 18 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) MCTS
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) GAMP
1 5 (13.89%) GMP
2 2 (5.56%) MISRA
2 2 (5.56%) MISRA C
3 1 (2.78%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Firmware
2 2 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) Cisco
2 2 (5.56%) VMware
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
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