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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 31 42 44
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 40 45 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 6.56% 5.70% 5.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.91% 5.76% 5.52%
Number of salaries quoted 39 42 46
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
579 781 961
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 94.92% 98.86% 99.38%
Number of salaries quoted 530 741 783
Median salary £39,000 £41,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.02% +6.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 25 February 2017.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 91 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 58 (63.74%) C++
3 44 (48.35%) Linux
4 38 (41.76%) Python
5 34 (37.36%) C#
6 33 (36.26%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (34.07%) JavaScript
8 29 (31.87%) Java
9 28 (30.77%) C
10 27 (29.67%) HTML
10 27 (29.67%) CSS
11 26 (28.57%) Windows
12 23 (25.27%) Multithreading
12 23 (25.27%) .NET
13 22 (24.18%) PHP
13 22 (24.18%) Git (software)
14 21 (23.08%) Unix
14 21 (23.08%) TCP/IP
14 21 (23.08%) TDD
15 20 (21.98%) Microsoft
16 18 (19.78%) SQL Server
17 17 (18.68%) OO
17 17 (18.68%) HTML5
18 16 (17.58%) SQL
19 15 (16.48%) OOP
19 15 (16.48%) Algorithms
20 14 (15.38%) AngularJS
20 14 (15.38%) MVC
21 13 (14.29%) Electronics
21 13 (14.29%) Scrum

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 8 (8.79%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.30%) Drupal
2 3 (3.30%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.20%) Apache
4 1 (1.10%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.10%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.10%) IIS
4 1 (1.10%) nginx
4 1 (1.10%) OpenROAD
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.79%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (8.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (6.59%) SaaS
3 3 (3.30%) Office 365
4 1 (1.10%) IaaS
4 1 (1.10%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 7 (7.69%) Network Security
3 3 (3.30%) DNS
3 3 (3.30%) Firewall
3 3 (3.30%) Internet
3 3 (3.30%) LDAP
3 3 (3.30%) SSL
3 3 (3.30%) VoIP
3 3 (3.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.78%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.59%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (6.59%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.49%) MySQL
3 5 (5.49%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.40%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.20%) Big Data
6 1 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.10%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.10%) HBase
6 1 (1.10%) Ingres
6 1 (1.10%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.10%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 22 (24.18%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.99%) Subversion
3 9 (9.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (8.79%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.30%) Trac
6 2 (2.20%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.10%) Selenium
General
1 13 (14.29%) Electronics
2 10 (10.99%) Finance
3 1 (1.10%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.10%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (29.67%) CSS
1 27 (29.67%) HTML
2 23 (25.27%) .NET
3 17 (18.68%) HTML5
4 14 (15.38%) AngularJS
5 12 (13.19%) LAMP
6 11 (12.09%) Node.js
7 10 (10.99%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 10 (10.99%) STL
8 9 (9.89%) CSS3
8 9 (9.89%) WPF
9 8 (8.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (7.69%) WCF
10 7 (7.69%) XML
11 6 (6.59%) Web Services
11 6 (6.59%) XHTML
12 5 (5.49%) Behat
12 5 (5.49%) jQuery
12 5 (5.49%) RESTful
13 4 (4.40%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.48%) Algorithms
2 10 (10.99%) Client/Server
2 10 (10.99%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.49%) BBC
4 2 (2.20%) iPad
4 2 (2.20%) Smart Energy
5 1 (1.10%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.10%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.10%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 44 (48.35%) Linux
2 26 (28.57%) Windows
3 21 (23.08%) Unix
4 11 (12.09%) Android
5 3 (3.30%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.30%) Ubuntu
5 3 (3.30%) VMS
5 3 (3.30%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.10%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.10%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 33 (36.26%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (25.27%) Multithreading
4 21 (23.08%) TDD
5 17 (18.68%) OO
6 15 (16.48%) OOP
7 14 (15.38%) MVC
8 13 (14.29%) Multithreaded Programming
8 13 (14.29%) Scrum
9 12 (13.19%) Information Security
10 11 (12.09%) Web Development
11 9 (9.89%) Mathematics
11 9 (9.89%) SDLC
12 8 (8.79%) OOD
13 7 (7.69%) OO PHP
13 7 (7.69%) Physics
13 7 (7.69%) Unit Testing
14 6 (6.59%) BDD
14 6 (6.59%) Configuration Management
15 5 (5.49%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (63.74%) C++
2 38 (41.76%) Python
3 34 (37.36%) C#
4 31 (34.07%) JavaScript
5 29 (31.87%) Java
6 28 (30.77%) C
7 22 (24.18%) PHP
8 16 (17.58%) SQL
9 9 (9.89%) Perl
10 5 (5.49%) F#
10 5 (5.49%) PHP 7
10 5 (5.49%) Shell Script
11 3 (3.30%) Embedded C++
11 3 (3.30%) Ruby
12 2 (2.20%) Scala
13 1 (1.10%) Delphi
13 1 (1.10%) Embedded C
13 1 (1.10%) Go
13 1 (1.10%) MATLAB
13 1 (1.10%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 13 (14.29%) Degree
2 6 (6.59%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.49%) PhD
4 4 (4.40%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.10%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.69%) Firmware
2 6 (6.59%) Docker
3 1 (1.10%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (3.30%) FreeIPA
1 3 (3.30%) Nagios
1 3 (3.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (21.98%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.89%) Zend
3 5 (5.49%) Sony
3 5 (5.49%) Twitter
4 2 (2.20%) Oracle
5 1 (1.10%) Borland
5 1 (1.10%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.10%) Hortonworks
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