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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 52 37 16
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 15 9 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 3.80% 3.25% 15.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.85% 3.32% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 45
Average salary £47,500 £38,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.37% -1.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
390 271 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 98.73% 97.83% 92.16%
Number of salaries quoted 361 256 279
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £50,000 £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 30 January 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 30 (88.24%) Software Engineering
2 19 (55.88%) C++
2 19 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (47.06%) TDD
4 15 (44.12%) C#
4 15 (44.12%) .NET
5 13 (38.24%) C
5 13 (38.24%) OO
6 12 (35.29%) Java
6 12 (35.29%) ASP.NET
6 12 (35.29%) MVC
6 12 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (32.35%) UML
8 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
8 10 (29.41%) JIRA
9 8 (23.53%) BDD
9 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
9 8 (23.53%) Windows
9 8 (23.53%) Linux
9 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 7 (20.59%) OOD
10 7 (20.59%) Unit Testing
10 7 (20.59%) Degree
10 7 (20.59%) Subversion
11 6 (17.65%) Computer Science
11 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
11 6 (17.65%) Open Source
11 6 (17.65%) SOA
11 6 (17.65%) OOP
11 6 (17.65%) Microsoft

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (5.88%) nginx
1 2 (5.88%) Apache
1 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) Internet
2 1 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle Database
3 4 (11.76%) Big Data
4 3 (8.82%) MySQL
4 3 (8.82%) MongoDB
4 3 (8.82%) SQLite
5 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.88%) CouchDB
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (29.41%) JIRA
2 7 (20.59%) Subversion
3 5 (14.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
5 3 (8.82%) Bugzilla
5 3 (8.82%) Redmine
6 2 (5.88%) Xcode
6 2 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
2 1 (2.94%) Multimedia
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (44.12%) .NET
2 12 (35.29%) ASP.NET
2 12 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 6 (17.65%) HTML
4 6 (17.65%) CSS
5 5 (14.71%) J2EE
5 5 (14.71%) REST
5 5 (14.71%) jQuery
5 5 (14.71%) Ajax
6 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 4 (11.76%) WCF
6 4 (11.76%) SOAP
6 4 (11.76%) Web Services
7 3 (8.82%) LINQ
7 3 (8.82%) JSON
7 3 (8.82%) .NET Framework
7 3 (8.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (5.88%) WPF
9 1 (2.94%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Computer Science
1 6 (17.65%) Open Source
2 5 (14.71%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (11.76%) Social Network
4 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.94%) User Experience
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Windows
1 8 (23.53%) Linux
2 5 (14.71%) UNIX
2 5 (14.71%) Windows NT
2 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) Android
3 1 (2.94%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (88.24%) Software Engineering
2 19 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (47.06%) TDD
4 13 (38.24%) OO
5 12 (35.29%) MVC
6 11 (32.35%) UML
7 8 (23.53%) BDD
8 7 (20.59%) OOD
8 7 (20.59%) Unit Testing
9 6 (17.65%) SOA
9 6 (17.65%) OOP
10 5 (14.71%) E-Commerce
10 5 (14.71%) Scrum
10 5 (14.71%) Programme Management
10 5 (14.71%) Software Architecture
10 5 (14.71%) Business Development
11 4 (11.76%) Refactoring
11 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (11.76%) Dependency Injection
11 4 (11.76%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 19 (55.88%) C++
2 15 (44.12%) C#
3 13 (38.24%) C
4 12 (35.29%) Java
5 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
6 6 (17.65%) Embedded C
6 6 (17.65%) SQL
7 5 (14.71%) Embedded C++
8 2 (5.88%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.94%) Perl
9 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Degree
2 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) PhD
4 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle
3 4 (11.76%) Endeca
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.94%) Apple
4 1 (2.94%) QNX
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