The first table below looks at the demand for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Portsmouth region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 46 42 37
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 31 20 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 6.71% 4.77% 6.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.61% 6.85% 9.42%
Number of salaries quoted 29 18 18
Average salary £32,500 £23,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.29% -29.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £37,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
360 292 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 77.92% 69.69% 68.21%
Number of salaries quoted 285 268 176
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Engineering
Hampshire

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Portsmouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Portsmouth region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Portsmouth

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 33 (67.35%) Degree
2 26 (53.06%) JavaScript
3 23 (46.94%) C#
4 22 (44.90%) .NET
4 22 (44.90%) ASP.NET
5 21 (42.86%) SQL Server
6 19 (38.78%) HTML
7 18 (36.73%) Linux
8 17 (34.69%) SQL
8 17 (34.69%) C
9 16 (32.65%) UNIX
10 15 (30.61%) CSS
10 15 (30.61%) C++
11 14 (28.57%) Computer Science
12 13 (26.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 10 (20.41%) MVC
14 7 (14.29%) Ajax
15 4 (8.16%) TDD
15 4 (8.16%) Java
15 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
16 3 (6.12%) RESTful
16 3 (6.12%) Groovy
16 3 (6.12%) JSON
16 3 (6.12%) Spring
16 3 (6.12%) Maven
16 3 (6.12%) Dojo
16 3 (6.12%) Spring MVC
16 3 (6.12%) Selenium
16 3 (6.12%) QUnit
16 3 (6.12%) Ant

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.08%) SAS
2 1 (2.04%) IIS
2 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.04%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.04%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) MySQL
3 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.04%) OLAP
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Maven
1 3 (6.12%) Selenium
1 3 (6.12%) QUnit
1 3 (6.12%) Ant
2 2 (4.08%) Subversion
2 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.04%) JIRA
3 1 (2.04%) ClearCase
3 1 (2.04%) ClearQuest
General
1 1 (2.04%) Marketing
1 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (63.27%) Software Engineer
2 19 (38.78%) Developer
3 18 (36.73%) Graduate
4 17 (34.69%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 15 (30.61%) C# Developer
6 14 (28.57%) C++ Software Engineer
7 13 (26.53%) C Software Engineer
8 6 (12.24%) Lead C# Developer
8 6 (12.24%) Lead Developer
9 3 (6.12%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (6.12%) C# Software Engineer
9 3 (6.12%) .NET Software Engineer
10 2 (4.08%) VB.NET Developer
10 2 (4.08%) .NET Developer
10 2 (4.08%) Junior Developer
10 2 (4.08%) Software Developer
10 2 (4.08%) Junior
10 2 (4.08%) C# .NET Developer
11 1 (2.04%) Graduate PHP Developer
11 1 (2.04%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (44.90%) .NET
1 22 (44.90%) ASP.NET
2 19 (38.78%) HTML
3 15 (30.61%) CSS
4 13 (26.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 7 (14.29%) Ajax
6 3 (6.12%) RESTful
6 3 (6.12%) JSON
6 3 (6.12%) Spring
6 3 (6.12%) Dojo
6 3 (6.12%) Spring MVC
6 3 (6.12%) SOAP
6 3 (6.12%) XML
7 1 (2.04%) Symfony
7 1 (2.04%) CodeIgniter
7 1 (2.04%) jQuery
7 1 (2.04%) Laravel
7 1 (2.04%) J2EE
7 1 (2.04%) Middleware
7 1 (2.04%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.08%) Device Driver
2 2 (4.08%) Firmware
3 1 (2.04%) Robotics
3 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (36.73%) Linux
2 16 (32.65%) UNIX
3 3 (6.12%) Windows
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.04%) Windows NT
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.41%) MVC
2 4 (8.16%) TDD
3 3 (6.12%) SOA
3 3 (6.12%) Scrum
4 2 (4.08%) OO
4 2 (4.08%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (4.08%) Kanban
5 1 (2.04%) Network Management
5 1 (2.04%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (2.04%) Integration Testing
5 1 (2.04%) Business Development
5 1 (2.04%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (2.04%) OO PHP
5 1 (2.04%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.04%) User Experience Design
5 1 (2.04%) Test Automation
5 1 (2.04%) CRM
5 1 (2.04%) OOD
5 1 (2.04%) UML
5 1 (2.04%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 26 (53.06%) JavaScript
2 23 (46.94%) C#
3 17 (34.69%) SQL
3 17 (34.69%) C
4 15 (30.61%) C++
5 4 (8.16%) Java
6 3 (6.12%) Groovy
7 2 (4.08%) Python
7 2 (4.08%) VB.NET
7 2 (4.08%) Perl
7 2 (4.08%) PHP
7 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 33 (67.35%) Degree
2 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (4.08%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.04%) Zend
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft