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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 68 61 86
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 12 23 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.57% 2.65% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.64% 2.80% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 11 23 4
Average salary £50,000 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £43,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +8.43%
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
730 821 855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 95.67% 94.48% 97.27%
Number of salaries quoted 581 734 796
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
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 1 July 2015.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 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 22 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (81.82%) C++
3 15 (68.18%) Client/Server
4 13 (59.09%) Windows
4 13 (59.09%) Algorithms
5 12 (54.55%) Multithreading
5 12 (54.55%) STL
6 9 (40.91%) Mathematics
7 8 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (36.36%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 7 (31.82%) Subversion
8 7 (31.82%) Linux
8 7 (31.82%) MFC
9 5 (22.73%) C#
9 5 (22.73%) SQL
10 4 (18.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (18.18%) XML
10 4 (18.18%) Windows CE
10 4 (18.18%) Bugzilla
10 4 (18.18%) CruiseControl
10 4 (18.18%) Degree
10 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
10 4 (18.18%) Hudson
11 3 (13.64%) CSS3
11 3 (13.64%) Change Control
11 3 (13.64%) HTML5
11 3 (13.64%) BDD
11 3 (13.64%) QML
11 3 (13.64%) Qt
11 3 (13.64%) OpenCL

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (13.64%) Apache
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Subversion
2 4 (18.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (18.18%) Bugzilla
2 4 (18.18%) CruiseControl
2 4 (18.18%) Hudson
3 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
3 3 (13.64%) Maven
3 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (4.55%) Electronics
1 1 (4.55%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) STL
2 8 (36.36%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 7 (31.82%) MFC
4 4 (18.18%) XML
5 3 (13.64%) LAMP
5 3 (13.64%) Ajax
5 3 (13.64%) jQuery
5 3 (13.64%) Qt
5 3 (13.64%) CSS
5 3 (13.64%) HTML
5 3 (13.64%) HTML5
5 3 (13.64%) CSS3
5 3 (13.64%) QML
5 3 (13.64%) OpenCL
5 3 (13.64%) Sass
6 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (68.18%) Client/Server
2 13 (59.09%) Algorithms
3 9 (40.91%) Mathematics
4 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) Linux
3 4 (18.18%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (54.55%) Multithreading
3 8 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
4 3 (13.64%) BDD
4 3 (13.64%) Change Control
4 3 (13.64%) Web Development
4 3 (13.64%) OOP
4 3 (13.64%) OO
4 3 (13.64%) SOA
5 1 (4.55%) Scrum
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.55%) Image Processing
5 1 (4.55%) Video Processing
5 1 (4.55%) Test Strategy
5 1 (4.55%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (4.55%) Coaching
5 1 (4.55%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) C++
2 5 (22.73%) C#
2 5 (22.73%) SQL
3 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.64%) PHP
4 2 (9.09%) C
4 2 (9.09%) Embedded C
5 1 (4.55%) Assembly Language
5 1 (4.55%) Java
5 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle