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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 66 81 81
Rank change year-on-year
+15 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 14 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.05% 0.94% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.13% 0.98% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 11
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.14%
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
657 813 851
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 96.19% 95.09% 97.70%
Number of salaries quoted 585 725 814
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £21,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 2015, 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 29 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (51.72%) C++
3 13 (44.83%) HTML
3 13 (44.83%) JavaScript
3 13 (44.83%) CSS
3 13 (44.83%) OO
3 13 (44.83%) jQuery
4 12 (41.38%) Mathematics
4 12 (41.38%) Algorithms
4 12 (41.38%) Windows
4 12 (41.38%) Client/Server
5 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (37.93%) STL
5 11 (37.93%) .NET
5 11 (37.93%) C#
5 11 (37.93%) Multithreading
5 11 (37.93%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 10 (34.48%) Dependency Injection
6 10 (34.48%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (34.48%) Load Testing
6 10 (34.48%) E-Commerce
6 10 (34.48%) Moq
6 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
6 10 (34.48%) Migration
6 10 (34.48%) NUnit
6 10 (34.48%) Retail
6 10 (34.48%) OOD
6 10 (34.48%) MVC
6 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
7 5 (17.24%) Linux

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.34%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 10 (34.48%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) NUnit
1 10 (34.48%) Moq
2 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.34%) Subversion
2 3 (10.34%) Maven
2 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (34.48%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Multimedia
2 1 (3.45%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (44.83%) CSS
1 13 (44.83%) HTML
1 13 (44.83%) jQuery
2 11 (37.93%) .NET
2 11 (37.93%) STL
2 11 (37.93%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
4 3 (10.34%) Sass
4 3 (10.34%) HTML5
4 3 (10.34%) CSS3
4 3 (10.34%) LAMP
4 3 (10.34%) Ajax
5 1 (3.45%) MFC
5 1 (3.45%) Qt
5 1 (3.45%) QML
5 1 (3.45%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) Client/Server
1 12 (41.38%) Mathematics
1 12 (41.38%) Algorithms
2 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (44.83%) OO
3 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (37.93%) Multithreading
4 10 (34.48%) MVC
4 10 (34.48%) Migration
4 10 (34.48%) E-Commerce
4 10 (34.48%) OOD
4 10 (34.48%) Load Testing
4 10 (34.48%) Dependency Injection
5 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (10.34%) BDD
6 3 (10.34%) Change Control
6 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
6 3 (10.34%) OOP
7 1 (3.45%) Coaching
7 1 (3.45%) Software Delivery
7 1 (3.45%) Image Processing
7 1 (3.45%) Video Processing
7 1 (3.45%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) C++
2 13 (44.83%) JavaScript
3 11 (37.93%) C#
4 3 (10.34%) PHP
5 2 (6.90%) C
5 2 (6.90%) Embedded C
6 1 (3.45%) Assembly Language
6 1 (3.45%) Java
6 1 (3.45%) SQL
6 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle