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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 52 21 33
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 34 83 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 4.31% 9.14% 7.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.49% 9.58% 7.20%
Number of salaries quoted 30 70 59
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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
758 866 819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 96.19% 95.37% 97.85%
Number of salaries quoted 572 772 746
Average salary £39,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 96 (98.97%) Software Engineering
2 60 (61.86%) Linux
3 54 (55.67%) C++
4 43 (44.33%) Algorithms
5 39 (40.21%) Mathematics
6 37 (38.14%) UNIX
6 37 (38.14%) Python
7 35 (36.08%) C
8 33 (34.02%) Java
9 31 (31.96%) Computer Science
10 28 (28.87%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (23.71%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (23.71%) Test Automation
12 22 (22.68%) C#
12 22 (22.68%) PhD
13 21 (21.65%) Ruby
14 20 (20.62%) SQL
15 18 (18.56%) Oracle
15 18 (18.56%) Windows
16 17 (17.53%) OO
16 17 (17.53%) Client/Server
17 16 (16.49%) Degree
17 16 (16.49%) Data Analysis
17 16 (16.49%) Project Management
18 15 (15.46%) Multithreading
18 15 (15.46%) BDD
19 14 (14.43%) STL
19 14 (14.43%) .NET
20 13 (13.40%) Subversion
20 13 (13.40%) Scrum

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (6.19%) WebLogic
2 5 (5.15%) Apache TomEE
3 3 (3.09%) Apache
4 1 (1.03%) Drupal
4 1 (1.03%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.03%) Mule
4 1 (1.03%) WordPress
4 1 (1.03%) CMS
4 1 (1.03%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.03%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.15%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.03%) Network Security
2 1 (1.03%) CTI
2 1 (1.03%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.31%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.28%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.06%) MySQL
4 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.03%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.03%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.03%) SAP BI
4 1 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.03%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (13.40%) Subversion
1 13 (13.40%) Jenkins
2 11 (11.34%) Cucumber
3 10 (10.31%) RSpec
4 8 (8.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 8 (8.25%) Bugzilla
4 8 (8.25%) CruiseControl
4 8 (8.25%) Hudson
5 5 (5.15%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.09%) Maven
7 1 (1.03%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (2.06%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.03%) Automotive
2 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.03%) Electronics
2 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.03%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.43%) STL
1 14 (14.43%) .NET
2 11 (11.34%) XML
2 11 (11.34%) MFC
3 9 (9.28%) HTML
4 7 (7.22%) CSS
5 6 (6.19%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 5 (5.15%) HTML5
6 5 (5.15%) Java EE
7 4 (4.12%) Ajax
7 4 (4.12%) jQuery
7 4 (4.12%) CSS3
8 3 (3.09%) QML
8 3 (3.09%) OpenCL
8 3 (3.09%) Sass
8 3 (3.09%) Qt
8 3 (3.09%) LAMP
8 3 (3.09%) Web Services
9 2 (2.06%) SOAP
9 2 (2.06%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 43 (44.33%) Algorithms
2 39 (40.21%) Mathematics
3 31 (31.96%) Computer Science
4 17 (17.53%) Client/Server
5 9 (9.28%) Physics
5 9 (9.28%) Statistics
6 6 (6.19%) Kindle
6 6 (6.19%) Open Source
7 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.03%) Robotics
7 1 (1.03%) Replication
7 1 (1.03%) VHDL
7 1 (1.03%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 60 (61.86%) Linux
2 37 (38.14%) UNIX
3 18 (18.56%) Windows
4 10 (10.31%) Android
5 9 (9.28%) Solaris
6 8 (8.25%) Windows CE
7 2 (2.06%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (98.97%) Software Engineering
2 28 (28.87%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (23.71%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (23.71%) Test Automation
4 17 (17.53%) OO
5 16 (16.49%) Data Analysis
5 16 (16.49%) Project Management
6 15 (15.46%) Multithreading
6 15 (15.46%) BDD
7 13 (13.40%) Scrum
8 11 (11.34%) TDD
8 11 (11.34%) Automated Testing
9 10 (10.31%) Android Development
10 8 (8.25%) Image Processing
11 7 (7.22%) Performance Testing
12 6 (6.19%) Pair Programming
12 6 (6.19%) Mentoring
13 5 (5.15%) DevOps
13 5 (5.15%) Continuous Delivery
13 5 (5.15%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 54 (55.67%) C++
2 37 (38.14%) Python
3 35 (36.08%) C
4 33 (34.02%) Java
5 22 (22.68%) C#
6 21 (21.65%) Ruby
7 20 (20.62%) SQL
8 10 (10.31%) PL/SQL
9 7 (7.22%) JavaScript
10 6 (6.19%) PHP
10 6 (6.19%) MATLAB
11 3 (3.09%) Embedded C
12 2 (2.06%) Perl
13 1 (1.03%) PHP5
13 1 (1.03%) Assembly Language
13 1 (1.03%) Ada
13 1 (1.03%) Delphi
13 1 (1.03%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 22 (22.68%) PhD
2 16 (16.49%) Degree
3 1 (1.03%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.19%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.06%) QA
2 2 (2.06%) IEC 61508
3 1 (1.03%) JTAG
System Software
1 2 (2.06%) Firmware
Vendors
1 18 (18.56%) Oracle
2 1 (1.03%) Borland
2 1 (1.03%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.03%) Business Objects
2 1 (1.03%) SAP
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Salary: £49000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + 25 Days Holiday, Pension, Health Care
Posted: 3 days ago
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits + training
Posted: 5 days ago
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 27 days ago