The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 32 64 45
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 51 26 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 7.46% 3.09% 5.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.75% 3.25% 5.54%
Number of salaries quoted 50 22 45
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
658 801 831
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 96.20% 95.13% 97.65%
Number of salaries quoted 585 713 795
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £21,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 4 September 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton region that cited 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 Software Engineer in their job title.

1 81 (88.04%) Software Engineering
2 51 (55.43%) C++
3 35 (38.04%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (34.78%) Windows
4 32 (34.78%) Linux
5 31 (33.70%) C#
5 31 (33.70%) Mathematics
6 30 (32.61%) Algorithms
7 23 (25.00%) Multithreading
7 23 (25.00%) HTML
7 23 (25.00%) OOD
8 22 (23.91%) Microsoft
8 22 (23.91%) .NET
8 22 (23.91%) OO
8 22 (23.91%) CSS
9 21 (22.83%) STL
9 21 (22.83%) SQL Server
9 21 (22.83%) C
9 21 (22.83%) Python
10 20 (21.74%) JavaScript
10 20 (21.74%) Moq
11 18 (19.57%) UNIX
12 17 (18.48%) jQuery
12 17 (18.48%) Web Development
13 16 (17.39%) SQL
14 15 (16.30%) PHP
15 14 (15.22%) TCP/IP
15 14 (15.22%) Degree
16 13 (14.13%) Physics
16 13 (14.13%) Java

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton region that cited 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 Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (6.52%) Node.js
2 3 (3.26%) Apache
3 2 (2.17%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.17%) CMS
3 2 (2.17%) Drupal
3 2 (2.17%) Mule
3 2 (2.17%) WordPress
3 2 (2.17%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.87%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.22%) TCP/IP
2 11 (11.96%) CTI
2 11 (11.96%) Network Security
3 2 (2.17%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (22.83%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.70%) NoSQL
3 6 (6.52%) Big Data
4 3 (3.26%) MySQL
5 2 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (21.74%) Moq
2 11 (11.96%) Visual Studio
3 10 (10.87%) NUnit
4 7 (7.61%) Subversion
4 7 (7.61%) Git (software)
5 6 (6.52%) SoapUI
5 6 (6.52%) Selenium
6 3 (3.26%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.26%) Maven
7 2 (2.17%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.17%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.09%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.09%) SpecFlow
General
1 12 (13.04%) Retail
2 6 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.09%) Automotive
3 1 (1.09%) Games
3 1 (1.09%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.09%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (25.00%) HTML
2 22 (23.91%) .NET
2 22 (23.91%) CSS
3 21 (22.83%) STL
4 17 (18.48%) jQuery
5 12 (13.04%) REST
5 12 (13.04%) XML
5 12 (13.04%) SOAP
6 11 (11.96%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 10 (10.87%) LINQ
7 10 (10.87%) WCF
7 10 (10.87%) NHibernate
8 9 (9.78%) HTML5
9 8 (8.70%) COM
10 7 (7.61%) AngularJS
11 6 (6.52%) Ruby on Rails
12 5 (5.43%) ASP.NET
12 5 (5.43%) CSS3
13 4 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 4 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 31 (33.70%) Mathematics
2 30 (32.61%) Algorithms
3 13 (14.13%) Physics
4 12 (13.04%) Computer Science
4 12 (13.04%) Client/Server
5 8 (8.70%) Statistics
6 1 (1.09%) Replication
6 1 (1.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 32 (34.78%) Windows
1 32 (34.78%) Linux
2 18 (19.57%) UNIX
3 8 (8.70%) Solaris
4 2 (2.17%) Android
4 2 (2.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (88.04%) Software Engineering
2 35 (38.04%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (25.00%) OOD
3 23 (25.00%) Multithreading
4 22 (23.91%) OO
5 17 (18.48%) Web Development
6 12 (13.04%) E-Commerce
6 12 (13.04%) MVC
7 10 (10.87%) Migration
7 10 (10.87%) Load Testing
7 10 (10.87%) Dependency Injection
7 10 (10.87%) BDD
8 9 (9.78%) Scrum
8 9 (9.78%) Software Testing
8 9 (9.78%) TDD
9 8 (8.70%) Data Analysis
9 8 (8.70%) Test Automation
9 8 (8.70%) Project Management
10 7 (7.61%) Test Scripting
11 6 (6.52%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 51 (55.43%) C++
2 31 (33.70%) C#
3 21 (22.83%) C
3 21 (22.83%) Python
4 20 (21.74%) JavaScript
5 16 (17.39%) SQL
6 15 (16.30%) PHP
7 13 (14.13%) Java
8 8 (8.70%) T-SQL
8 8 (8.70%) Perl
8 8 (8.70%) Ruby
9 4 (4.35%) Embedded C
10 3 (3.26%) MATLAB
11 2 (2.17%) PHP5
12 1 (1.09%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 14 (15.22%) Degree
2 10 (10.87%) PhD
3 5 (5.43%) ISEB
3 5 (5.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.43%) QA
2 1 (1.09%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 2 (2.17%) Firmware
Vendors
1 22 (23.91%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.17%) Oracle
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