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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 46 40 30
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 40 45 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 5.55% 5.91% 7.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.69% 5.97% 7.93%
Number of salaries quoted 40 42 58
Median salary £43,750 £47,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.91% +17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £32,500 £28,375
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
703 754 845
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 97.50% 98.95% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 663 603 755
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 July 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, 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.

1 100 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 61 (61.00%) C++
3 48 (48.00%) Linux
4 41 (41.00%) Java
5 33 (33.00%) JavaScript
6 31 (31.00%) HTML
6 31 (31.00%) C#
7 30 (30.00%) Python
8 26 (26.00%) Mathematics
9 24 (24.00%) .NET
10 23 (23.00%) PHP
10 23 (23.00%) CSS
11 20 (20.00%) TCP/IP
11 20 (20.00%) Computer Science
12 19 (19.00%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (19.00%) C
13 17 (17.00%) Web Development
13 17 (17.00%) NoSQL
14 16 (16.00%) TDD
15 15 (15.00%) Web Services
16 14 (14.00%) Qt
16 14 (14.00%) Algorithms
17 13 (13.00%) Degree
17 13 (13.00%) SQL
17 13 (13.00%) Perl
18 12 (12.00%) OOP
18 12 (12.00%) Big Data
18 12 (12.00%) AngularJS
19 11 (11.00%) Node.js
19 11 (11.00%) BDD

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 4 (4.00%) Apache
2 2 (2.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle Spatial
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.00%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (11.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.00%) SaaS
3 1 (1.00%) IaaS
3 1 (1.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.00%) Internet
3 1 (1.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.00%) NoSQL
2 12 (12.00%) Big Data
3 10 (10.00%) MySQL
4 9 (9.00%) RDBMS
4 9 (9.00%) Relational Database
5 7 (7.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (4.00%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (5.00%) Subversion
2 4 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (6.00%) Aerospace
1 6 (6.00%) Automotive
1 6 (6.00%) Electronics
2 3 (3.00%) Retail
3 2 (2.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.00%) Finance
4 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (31.00%) HTML
2 24 (24.00%) .NET
3 23 (23.00%) CSS
4 15 (15.00%) Web Services
5 14 (14.00%) Qt
6 12 (12.00%) AngularJS
7 11 (11.00%) Node.js
7 11 (11.00%) STL
8 10 (10.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 10 (10.00%) HTML5
8 10 (10.00%) OpenGL
9 9 (9.00%) CSS3
9 9 (9.00%) REST
9 9 (9.00%) XML
10 8 (8.00%) ASP.NET
10 8 (8.00%) JSON
10 8 (8.00%) LAMP
11 6 (6.00%) Laravel
11 6 (6.00%) Ruby on Rails
12 5 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 26 (26.00%) Mathematics
2 20 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 14 (14.00%) Algorithms
4 7 (7.00%) Client/Server
4 7 (7.00%) Robotics
5 6 (6.00%) Physics
5 6 (6.00%) Visualisation
6 4 (4.00%) Internet of Things
7 3 (3.00%) 3D Graphics
7 3 (3.00%) Cyber Attack
7 3 (3.00%) Device Driver
7 3 (3.00%) Machine to Machine
7 3 (3.00%) Mobile Computing
8 2 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.00%) N-Tier
9 1 (1.00%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (1.00%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 48 (48.00%) Linux
2 11 (11.00%) Windows
3 10 (10.00%) Unix
4 7 (7.00%) Android
4 7 (7.00%) Apple iOS
5 4 (4.00%) Debian
5 4 (4.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 19 (19.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (17.00%) Web Development
4 16 (16.00%) TDD
5 12 (12.00%) OOP
6 11 (11.00%) BDD
6 11 (11.00%) MVC
7 10 (10.00%) SDLC
8 9 (9.00%) Domain-Driven Design
8 9 (9.00%) Multithreading
9 7 (7.00%) Android Development
9 7 (7.00%) Image Processing
9 7 (7.00%) iOS Development
9 7 (7.00%) Mobile Development
9 7 (7.00%) SOA
10 5 (5.00%) Mentoring
11 4 (4.00%) Information Security
11 4 (4.00%) Open Source
11 4 (4.00%) Open Source Development
11 4 (4.00%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 61 (61.00%) C++
2 41 (41.00%) Java
3 33 (33.00%) JavaScript
4 31 (31.00%) C#
5 30 (30.00%) Python
6 23 (23.00%) PHP
7 19 (19.00%) C
8 13 (13.00%) Perl
8 13 (13.00%) SQL
9 8 (8.00%) PHP 5
9 8 (8.00%) Ruby
10 5 (5.00%) F#
10 5 (5.00%) R
11 4 (4.00%) PHP 7
12 2 (2.00%) Go
12 2 (2.00%) MATLAB
13 1 (1.00%) Bash Shell
13 1 (1.00%) Embedded C
13 1 (1.00%) Embedded C++
13 1 (1.00%) VC++
Qualifications
1 13 (13.00%) Degree
2 9 (9.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.00%) PhD
4 1 (1.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (4.00%) Oracle
2 2 (2.00%) Atmel
3 1 (1.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.00%) Nokia
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