The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 71 81 73
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 10 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.30% 1.09% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 1.10% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 9
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
Senior 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 Southampton 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
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
758 911 867
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 98.83% 99.13% 97.53%
Number of salaries quoted 708 747 760
Average salary £41,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.79% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Senior Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in the job title across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Senior Software Engineer Salary Trend in Southampton

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Southampton region that cited Senior 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 Senior Software Engineer in their job title.

1 31 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 22 (70.97%) C#
3 21 (67.74%) .NET
4 20 (64.52%) C++
5 18 (58.06%) SQL Server
5 18 (58.06%) OOD
6 17 (54.84%) Multithreading
6 17 (54.84%) Windows
6 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
6 17 (54.84%) STL
7 15 (48.39%) MVC
8 14 (45.16%) Moq
9 13 (41.94%) JavaScript
10 12 (38.71%) HTML
11 11 (35.48%) CSS
12 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (32.26%) Network Security
13 9 (29.03%) REST
13 9 (29.03%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (29.03%) NHibernate
13 9 (29.03%) WCF
13 9 (29.03%) LINQ
13 9 (29.03%) SOAP
13 9 (29.03%) Web Services
13 9 (29.03%) XML
13 9 (29.03%) Visual Studio
13 9 (29.03%) ASP.NET
13 9 (29.03%) COM
13 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
14 8 (25.81%) Migration

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Southampton region that cited Senior 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 Senior Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 8 (25.81%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) Network Security
2 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.23%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (58.06%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) NoSQL
2 3 (9.68%) RDBMS
2 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.23%) Big Data
3 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (45.16%) Moq
2 9 (29.03%) Visual Studio
3 8 (25.81%) NUnit
General
1 8 (25.81%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (67.74%) .NET
2 17 (54.84%) STL
3 12 (38.71%) HTML
4 11 (35.48%) CSS
5 9 (29.03%) ASP.NET
5 9 (29.03%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (29.03%) COM
5 9 (29.03%) LINQ
5 9 (29.03%) NHibernate
5 9 (29.03%) REST
5 9 (29.03%) SOAP
5 9 (29.03%) WCF
5 9 (29.03%) Web Services
5 9 (29.03%) XML
6 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 8 (25.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 8 (25.81%) jQuery
7 3 (9.68%) CSS3
7 3 (9.68%) HTML5
8 1 (3.23%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Algorithms
1 8 (25.81%) Client/Server
2 5 (16.13%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 17 (54.84%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (58.06%) OOD
3 17 (54.84%) Multithreading
4 15 (48.39%) MVC
5 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (25.81%) Dependency Injection
6 8 (25.81%) E-Commerce
6 8 (25.81%) Load Testing
6 8 (25.81%) Migration
6 8 (25.81%) OO
7 5 (16.13%) TDD
8 3 (9.68%) BDD
8 3 (9.68%) Domain-Driven Design
8 3 (9.68%) SOLID
9 1 (3.23%) OOP
9 1 (3.23%) Open Source
9 1 (3.23%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 22 (70.97%) C#
2 20 (64.52%) C++
3 13 (41.94%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.23%) C
4 1 (3.23%) Java
4 1 (3.23%) PHP
4 1 (3.23%) PHP 5
4 1 (3.23%) Python
4 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Degree
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
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