The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Southampton region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 30 31 55
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 60 67 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 7.02% 7.48% 4.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.46% 7.68% 4.19%
Number of salaries quoted 52 65 35
Average salary £40,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,625 £31,181 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £62,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Job Titles Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
804 872 860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 94.04% 97.32% 97.73%
Number of salaries quoted 721 823 817
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £23,150
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Software Engineer
Hampshire

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 11 July 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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.

1 117 (98.32%) Software Engineering
2 91 (76.47%) C++
3 70 (58.82%) Linux
4 58 (48.74%) C
5 43 (36.13%) Java
6 37 (31.09%) C#
7 36 (30.25%) Windows
8 34 (28.57%) XML
9 33 (27.73%) Embedded Linux
10 31 (26.05%) Degree
10 31 (26.05%) TCP/IP
11 30 (25.21%) UNIX
12 29 (24.37%) SSL
13 27 (22.69%) Mathematics
14 25 (21.01%) Physics
14 25 (21.01%) Computer Science
14 25 (21.01%) Solaris
15 22 (18.49%) EMV
15 22 (18.49%) FTP
16 19 (15.97%) Embedded C++
16 19 (15.97%) Statistics
16 19 (15.97%) Retail
17 18 (15.13%) .NET
18 17 (14.29%) PhD
18 17 (14.29%) Scrum
19 16 (13.45%) SQL
20 15 (12.61%) Embedded C
20 15 (12.61%) EFT
20 15 (12.61%) Cryptography
21 14 (11.76%) VeriFone

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 3 (2.52%) Tomcat
1 3 (2.52%) Node.js
2 1 (0.84%) IIS
2 1 (0.84%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.68%) MS Office
1 2 (1.68%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (26.05%) TCP/IP
2 29 (24.37%) SSL
3 22 (18.49%) FTP
4 3 (2.52%) Bluetooth
5 2 (1.68%) Wireless
6 1 (0.84%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.68%) Big Data
3 1 (0.84%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (8.40%) Subversion
2 9 (7.56%) Visual Studio
2 9 (7.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.84%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (15.97%) Retail
2 4 (3.36%) Electronics
3 1 (0.84%) Finance
3 1 (0.84%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (28.57%) XML
2 18 (15.13%) .NET
3 8 (6.72%) HTML
4 6 (5.04%) MFC
5 5 (4.20%) STL
5 5 (4.20%) Web Services
5 5 (4.20%) WinForms
6 4 (3.36%) CSS
6 4 (3.36%) WPF
7 3 (2.52%) Hibernate
7 3 (2.52%) Spring Integration
7 3 (2.52%) JSP
7 3 (2.52%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.52%) J2EE
7 3 (2.52%) Spring
8 2 (1.68%) Java EE
8 2 (1.68%) XSD
8 2 (1.68%) XSLT
8 2 (1.68%) COM
8 2 (1.68%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 27 (22.69%) Mathematics
2 25 (21.01%) Physics
2 25 (21.01%) Computer Science
3 22 (18.49%) EMV
4 19 (15.97%) Statistics
5 15 (12.61%) EFT
5 15 (12.61%) Cryptography
6 4 (3.36%) Kindle
6 4 (3.36%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.68%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.68%) DTV
8 1 (0.84%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.84%) iPhone
8 1 (0.84%) iPad
8 1 (0.84%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 70 (58.82%) Linux
2 36 (30.25%) Windows
3 33 (27.73%) Embedded Linux
4 30 (25.21%) UNIX
5 25 (21.01%) Solaris
6 9 (7.56%) AIX
7 4 (3.36%) Apple iOS
8 3 (2.52%) Android
9 1 (0.84%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.84%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (98.32%) Software Engineering
2 17 (14.29%) Scrum
3 11 (9.24%) OO
4 9 (7.56%) OOD
5 8 (6.72%) Multithreading
6 7 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (5.88%) Time Management
6 7 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (4.20%) TDD
7 5 (4.20%) OOP
7 5 (4.20%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (2.52%) Test Strategy
8 3 (2.52%) User Experience Design
8 3 (2.52%) E-Commerce
8 3 (2.52%) UML
8 3 (2.52%) Software Testing
8 3 (2.52%) iOS Development
9 2 (1.68%) Android Development
9 2 (1.68%) Statistical Analysis
9 2 (1.68%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 91 (76.47%) C++
2 58 (48.74%) C
3 43 (36.13%) Java
4 37 (31.09%) C#
5 19 (15.97%) Embedded C++
6 16 (13.45%) SQL
7 15 (12.61%) Embedded C
8 11 (9.24%) PHP
9 6 (5.04%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.52%) Python
11 2 (1.68%) R
11 2 (1.68%) VB6
11 2 (1.68%) Ruby
11 2 (1.68%) VB
12 1 (0.84%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.84%) Perl
12 1 (0.84%) PHP5
12 1 (0.84%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.84%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 31 (26.05%) Degree
2 17 (14.29%) PhD
3 1 (0.84%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.36%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.68%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.84%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 14 (11.76%) VeriFone
2 12 (10.08%) Oracle
3 2 (1.68%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.84%) Zend
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