The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Southampton region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 31 55 38
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 50 25 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 7.84% 3.51% 6.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.25% 3.55% 6.29%
Number of salaries quoted 50 23 41
Median salary £48,250 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.50% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
606 704 795
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 94.98% 98.88% 99.00%
Number of salaries quoted 517 646 657
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of job ads across the Southampton region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Southampton

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Southampton region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 90 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 57 (63.33%) C++
3 49 (54.44%) Linux
4 35 (38.89%) Python
5 33 (36.67%) JavaScript
6 31 (34.44%) HTML
6 31 (34.44%) Java
7 30 (33.33%) C
7 30 (33.33%) CSS
8 29 (32.22%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (27.78%) C#
9 25 (27.78%) PHP
10 24 (26.67%) Unix
10 24 (26.67%) Windows
10 24 (26.67%) TDD
11 22 (24.44%) TCP/IP
12 20 (22.22%) Git (software)
13 18 (20.00%) Multithreading
13 18 (20.00%) .NET
13 18 (20.00%) HTML5
14 17 (18.89%) MVC
15 15 (16.67%) SQL
15 15 (16.67%) Information Security
15 15 (16.67%) Multithreaded Programming
16 14 (15.56%) AngularJS
16 14 (15.56%) Web Development
16 14 (15.56%) Degree
16 14 (15.56%) OOP
16 14 (15.56%) OO
17 13 (14.44%) Microsoft

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.33%) Drupal
1 3 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (3.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.22%) Apache
3 1 (1.11%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.11%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.11%) IIS
3 1 (1.11%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.44%) SaaS
3 3 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (24.44%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.44%) VoIP
3 3 (3.33%) DNS
3 3 (3.33%) Firewall
3 3 (3.33%) Internet
3 3 (3.33%) LDAP
3 3 (3.33%) SSL
3 3 (3.33%) VPN
4 2 (2.22%) Network Security
5 1 (1.11%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.11%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.78%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 5 (5.56%) MySQL
4 5 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (5.56%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.22%) Big Data
5 2 (2.22%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.11%) HBase
6 1 (1.11%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.11%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 20 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 9 (10.00%) Subversion
3 8 (8.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (4.44%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.33%) Trac
6 1 (1.11%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.11%) Selenium
General
1 12 (13.33%) Electronics
2 9 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (1.11%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (34.44%) HTML
2 30 (33.33%) CSS
3 18 (20.00%) .NET
3 18 (20.00%) HTML5
4 14 (15.56%) AngularJS
5 13 (14.44%) LAMP
6 12 (13.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 12 (13.33%) STL
7 11 (12.22%) CSS3
7 11 (12.22%) Node.js
8 9 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 8 (8.89%) WPF
10 7 (7.78%) RESTful
10 7 (7.78%) Web Services
11 6 (6.67%) ASP.NET
11 6 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (6.67%) XHTML
12 5 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (5.56%) Behat
13 4 (4.44%) React
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.44%) Algorithms
2 12 (13.33%) Client/Server
3 10 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 10 (11.11%) Mathematics
3 10 (11.11%) Physics
4 5 (5.56%) BBC
5 2 (2.22%) iPad
6 1 (1.11%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.11%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 49 (54.44%) Linux
2 24 (26.67%) Unix
2 24 (26.67%) Windows
3 12 (13.33%) Android
4 5 (5.56%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.33%) Ubuntu
5 3 (3.33%) VMS
5 3 (3.33%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.22%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 29 (32.22%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (26.67%) TDD
4 18 (20.00%) Multithreading
5 17 (18.89%) MVC
6 15 (16.67%) Information Security
6 15 (16.67%) Multithreaded Programming
7 14 (15.56%) OO
7 14 (15.56%) OOP
7 14 (15.56%) Web Development
8 12 (13.33%) Scrum
9 9 (10.00%) SDLC
10 8 (8.89%) BDD
10 8 (8.89%) OO PHP
11 6 (6.67%) Unit Testing
12 5 (5.56%) Android Development
12 5 (5.56%) Domain-Driven Design
12 5 (5.56%) iOS Development
12 5 (5.56%) Mobile Development
13 4 (4.44%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 57 (63.33%) C++
2 35 (38.89%) Python
3 33 (36.67%) JavaScript
4 31 (34.44%) Java
5 30 (33.33%) C
6 25 (27.78%) C#
6 25 (27.78%) PHP
7 15 (16.67%) SQL
8 9 (10.00%) Perl
9 7 (7.78%) F#
10 5 (5.56%) PHP 7
11 4 (4.44%) Shell Script
12 2 (2.22%) MATLAB
12 2 (2.22%) Ruby
13 1 (1.11%) Embedded C++
13 1 (1.11%) Go
13 1 (1.11%) PHP 5
13 1 (1.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (15.56%) Degree
2 7 (7.78%) PhD
3 5 (5.56%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.56%) Docker
1 5 (5.56%) Firmware
2 1 (1.11%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (3.33%) FreeIPA
1 3 (3.33%) Nagios
1 3 (3.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (14.44%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.00%) Zend
3 5 (5.56%) Sony
3 5 (5.56%) Twitter
4 1 (1.11%) Cisco
4 1 (1.11%) Cloudera
4 1 (1.11%) Hortonworks
4 1 (1.11%) Juniper
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle
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