The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 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 Job Titles advertised for the Southampton region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 75 88 86
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 12 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.40% 0.67% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 0.68% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 3
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.54%
Job Titles Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
814 878 853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 94.76% 97.34% 98.05%
Number of salaries quoted 719 829 817
Average salary £36,250 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Senior Software Engineer
Hampshire

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
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 33 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 22 (66.67%) C++
3 19 (57.58%) Windows
4 12 (36.36%) Java
4 12 (36.36%) PhD
4 12 (36.36%) UNIX
4 12 (36.36%) Solaris
4 12 (36.36%) Linux
4 12 (36.36%) Mathematics
4 12 (36.36%) Physics
4 12 (36.36%) Computer Science
5 11 (33.33%) Scrum
5 11 (33.33%) .NET
5 11 (33.33%) Oracle
6 10 (30.30%) AIX
6 10 (30.30%) C
6 10 (30.30%) Statistics
6 10 (30.30%) Degree
7 9 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (21.21%) C#
8 7 (21.21%) STL
9 6 (18.18%) Client/Server
9 6 (18.18%) Multithreading
10 5 (15.15%) SQL
11 4 (12.12%) PHP
11 4 (12.12%) Web Services
11 4 (12.12%) Visual Studio
11 4 (12.12%) OO
11 4 (12.12%) ISO 9001
11 4 (12.12%) Kindle

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) GSM
1 1 (3.03%) Wireless
1 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (6.06%) Hudson
2 2 (6.06%) Bugzilla
2 2 (6.06%) CruiseControl
2 2 (6.06%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (33.33%) .NET
2 7 (21.21%) STL
3 4 (12.12%) Web Services
4 3 (9.09%) MFC
5 2 (6.06%) XML
6 1 (3.03%) HTML5
6 1 (3.03%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) Mathematics
1 12 (36.36%) Physics
1 12 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 10 (30.30%) Statistics
3 6 (18.18%) Client/Server
4 4 (12.12%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 19 (57.58%) Windows
2 12 (36.36%) UNIX
2 12 (36.36%) Solaris
2 12 (36.36%) Linux
3 10 (30.30%) AIX
4 2 (6.06%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (33.33%) Scrum
3 9 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (18.18%) Multithreading
5 4 (12.12%) OO
5 4 (12.12%) TDD
5 4 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (9.09%) Test Strategy
6 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.03%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 22 (66.67%) C++
2 12 (36.36%) Java
3 10 (30.30%) C
4 7 (21.21%) C#
5 5 (15.15%) SQL
6 4 (12.12%) PHP
7 1 (3.03%) Embedded C
7 1 (3.03%) Embedded C++
7 1 (3.03%) Python
7 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (36.36%) PhD
2 10 (30.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Oracle
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago