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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 71 75 84
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 11 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.54% 1.62% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 1.71% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 6
Average salary £55,000 £46,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -1.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,150 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
691 817 885
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 96.78% 94.78% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 573 722 836
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,700 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 2015.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 23 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (65.22%) C++
3 12 (52.17%) Client/Server
4 11 (47.83%) Windows
4 11 (47.83%) Algorithms
5 10 (43.48%) STL
5 10 (43.48%) Mathematics
5 10 (43.48%) Multithreading
6 9 (39.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 7 (30.43%) jQuery
7 7 (30.43%) OO
7 7 (30.43%) HTML
7 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
7 7 (30.43%) CSS
8 6 (26.09%) C#
8 6 (26.09%) Linux
9 5 (21.74%) .NET
9 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (17.39%) Dependency Injection
10 4 (17.39%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (17.39%) Moq
10 4 (17.39%) NUnit
10 4 (17.39%) Retail
10 4 (17.39%) Subversion
10 4 (17.39%) Load Testing
10 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
10 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
10 4 (17.39%) OOD
10 4 (17.39%) Microsoft

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (13.04%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) NUnit
1 4 (17.39%) Subversion
1 4 (17.39%) Moq
2 3 (13.04%) Maven
2 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.35%) Hudson
3 1 (4.35%) CruiseControl
3 1 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (4.35%) Bugzilla
General
1 4 (17.39%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Multimedia
2 1 (4.35%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) STL
2 9 (39.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 7 (30.43%) CSS
3 7 (30.43%) HTML
3 7 (30.43%) jQuery
4 5 (21.74%) .NET
5 3 (13.04%) MFC
5 3 (13.04%) LAMP
5 3 (13.04%) Ajax
5 3 (13.04%) Sass
5 3 (13.04%) HTML5
5 3 (13.04%) CSS3
6 2 (8.70%) QML
6 2 (8.70%) OpenCL
6 2 (8.70%) Qt
7 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) Client/Server
2 11 (47.83%) Algorithms
3 10 (43.48%) Mathematics
4 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (43.48%) Multithreading
3 7 (30.43%) OO
4 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (17.39%) Load Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Dependency Injection
5 4 (17.39%) MVC
5 4 (17.39%) Migration
5 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
5 4 (17.39%) OOD
6 3 (13.04%) OOP
6 3 (13.04%) BDD
6 3 (13.04%) Change Control
6 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.70%) Web Development
7 2 (8.70%) SOA
8 1 (4.35%) Scrum
8 1 (4.35%) Test Strategy
8 1 (4.35%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) C++
2 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
3 6 (26.09%) C#
4 3 (13.04%) PHP
5 2 (8.70%) SQL
5 2 (8.70%) C
5 2 (8.70%) Embedded C
6 1 (4.35%) Assembly Language
6 1 (4.35%) Java
6 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle