The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 38 39 24
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -15
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 46 21 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 11.73% 5.24% 11.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.98% 6.93% 16.39%
Number of salaries quoted 20 20 26
Average salary £40,000 £30,750 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.08% -13.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £63,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Software Engineering
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Portsmouth region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
329 303 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 83.93% 75.56% 68.99%
Number of salaries quoted 247 273 203
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 23 September 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 56 (70.89%) C#
2 55 (69.62%) JavaScript
3 52 (65.82%) HTML
4 51 (64.56%) .NET
4 51 (64.56%) ASP.NET
5 50 (63.29%) SQL Server
6 45 (56.96%) CSS
7 38 (48.10%) Degree
7 38 (48.10%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 37 (46.84%) MVC
9 33 (41.77%) Agile Software Development
10 32 (40.51%) TDD
11 30 (37.97%) JIRA
12 29 (36.71%) E-Commerce
13 27 (34.18%) VB.NET
13 27 (34.18%) TeamCity
13 27 (34.18%) ASP.NET MVC
13 27 (34.18%) Confluence
13 27 (34.18%) BDD
14 26 (32.91%) jQuery
14 26 (32.91%) Continuous Integration
14 26 (32.91%) Refactoring
14 26 (32.91%) Pair Programming
14 26 (32.91%) OO
15 25 (31.65%) Ruby
15 25 (31.65%) Cucumber
15 25 (31.65%) Kalman Filter
16 24 (30.38%) Endeca
17 23 (29.11%) NUnit
17 23 (29.11%) Spring.NET

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 27 (34.18%) Confluence
2 21 (26.58%) IIS
3 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.27%) SAS
4 1 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 18 (22.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) Internet
2 1 (1.27%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.27%) SNMP
2 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (63.29%) SQL Server
2 21 (26.58%) RavenDB
3 4 (5.06%) RDBMS
3 4 (5.06%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.53%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.27%) MySQL
6 1 (1.27%) Big Data
6 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.27%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 30 (37.97%) JIRA
2 27 (34.18%) TeamCity
3 25 (31.65%) Cucumber
4 23 (29.11%) NUnit
5 22 (27.85%) Git (software)
6 21 (26.58%) ReSharper
6 21 (26.58%) WATIR
6 21 (26.58%) Rhino Mocks
6 21 (26.58%) Moq
6 21 (26.58%) NCrunch
7 7 (8.86%) Selenium
8 4 (5.06%) WebDriver
8 4 (5.06%) JMeter
8 4 (5.06%) JUnit
8 4 (5.06%) Jenkins
9 3 (3.80%) QUnit
9 3 (3.80%) Ant
9 3 (3.80%) Maven
10 2 (2.53%) Visual Studio
11 1 (1.27%) ClearCase
General
1 18 (22.78%) Retail
2 17 (21.52%) Back Office
3 2 (2.53%) Marketing
4 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 42 (53.16%) Developer
2 32 (40.51%) Software Engineer
3 21 (26.58%) .NET Developer
4 19 (24.05%) C# Developer
5 18 (22.78%) Graduate
6 13 (16.46%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 10 (12.66%) Software Developer
7 10 (12.66%) C++ Software Engineer
8 9 (11.39%) Junior
8 9 (11.39%) C Software Engineer
9 8 (10.13%) Junior Developer
9 8 (10.13%) Quality Engineer
9 8 (10.13%) QA Engineer
10 7 (8.86%) .NET Software Developer
11 6 (7.59%) Lead C# Developer
11 6 (7.59%) Lead Developer
12 5 (6.33%) Junior .NET Developer
12 5 (6.33%) Agile .NET Developer
13 4 (5.06%) C# .NET Developer
14 3 (3.80%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (65.82%) HTML
2 51 (64.56%) .NET
2 51 (64.56%) ASP.NET
3 45 (56.96%) CSS
4 38 (48.10%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 27 (34.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 26 (32.91%) jQuery
7 23 (29.11%) Spring.NET
7 23 (29.11%) Dapper ORM
8 21 (26.58%) StructureMap
8 21 (26.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 21 (26.58%) NHibernate
8 21 (26.58%) .NET Framework
8 21 (26.58%) MSMQ
9 11 (13.92%) Ajax
10 8 (10.13%) Gherkin
11 4 (5.06%) Castle Windsor
11 4 (5.06%) SOAP
11 4 (5.06%) JSON
12 3 (3.80%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.99%) Computer Science
2 11 (13.92%) Open Source
3 7 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.80%) Social Network
5 2 (2.53%) User Experience
6 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.27%) Firmware
6 1 (1.27%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.27%) Robotics
6 1 (1.27%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.72%) UNIX
2 12 (15.19%) Linux
3 3 (3.80%) Windows NT
3 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.80%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (46.84%) MVC
2 33 (41.77%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (40.51%) TDD
4 29 (36.71%) E-Commerce
5 27 (34.18%) BDD
6 26 (32.91%) OO
6 26 (32.91%) Refactoring
6 26 (32.91%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (32.91%) Pair Programming
7 25 (31.65%) Kalman Filter
8 23 (29.11%) Business Intelligence
9 21 (26.58%) ERP
9 21 (26.58%) OOD
10 18 (22.78%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (15.19%) Migration
12 10 (12.66%) Mentoring
13 8 (10.13%) Unit Testing
14 7 (8.86%) Scrum
15 5 (6.33%) SOA
16 4 (5.06%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 56 (70.89%) C#
2 55 (69.62%) JavaScript
3 27 (34.18%) VB.NET
4 25 (31.65%) Ruby
5 22 (27.85%) SQL
6 14 (17.72%) C
7 13 (16.46%) C++
8 10 (12.66%) Java
9 5 (6.33%) PHP
10 3 (3.80%) Groovy
11 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.27%) Python
11 1 (1.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 38 (48.10%) Degree
2 6 (7.59%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.80%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.13%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (30.38%) Endeca
2 21 (26.58%) RedPrairie
3 20 (25.32%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.59%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (3.80%) Oracle
6 1 (1.27%) Zend
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