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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 30 43 46
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 47 41 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 7.52% 5.73% 4.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.82% 5.81% 4.83%
Number of salaries quoted 47 39 35
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £57,500 £53,400
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
601 706 766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 96.16% 98.60% 97.95%
Number of salaries quoted 491 650 655
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +6.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,100
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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 7 December 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 89 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 54 (60.67%) C++
3 47 (52.81%) Linux
4 36 (40.45%) Python
5 33 (37.08%) Java
6 32 (35.96%) JavaScript
7 29 (32.58%) C
8 27 (30.34%) HTML
8 27 (30.34%) CSS
9 25 (28.09%) C#
10 24 (26.97%) Unix
11 22 (24.72%) TCP/IP
12 21 (23.60%) TDD
12 21 (23.60%) .NET
13 20 (22.47%) PHP
14 19 (21.35%) Mathematics
15 18 (20.22%) Computer Science
15 18 (20.22%) Windows
16 17 (19.10%) Agile Software Development
16 17 (19.10%) HTML5
16 17 (19.10%) AngularJS
17 16 (17.98%) Information Security
17 16 (17.98%) Degree
18 15 (16.85%) Web Development
18 15 (16.85%) MVC
18 15 (16.85%) Algorithms
19 14 (15.73%) Node.js
19 14 (15.73%) Multithreaded Programming
19 14 (15.73%) Multithreading
20 13 (14.61%) Physics

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 2 (2.25%) Apache
1 2 (2.25%) Drupal
1 2 (2.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.12%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.12%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.12%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.12%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.61%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (14.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (8.99%) SaaS
3 2 (2.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (24.72%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.37%) VoIP
3 2 (2.25%) DNS
3 2 (2.25%) Firewall
3 2 (2.25%) Internet
3 2 (2.25%) LDAP
3 2 (2.25%) SSL
3 2 (2.25%) VPN
4 1 (1.12%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.12%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.36%) NoSQL
2 9 (10.11%) Relational Database
3 8 (8.99%) RDBMS
3 8 (8.99%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.49%) MySQL
5 3 (3.37%) Big Data
5 3 (3.37%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.37%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.25%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.12%) HBase
7 1 (1.12%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 13 (14.61%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.74%) Subversion
3 4 (4.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.25%) Trac
4 2 (2.25%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.12%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.12%) Selenium
General
1 13 (14.61%) Electronics
2 6 (6.74%) Aerospace
2 6 (6.74%) Automotive
2 6 (6.74%) Finance
3 1 (1.12%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (30.34%) CSS
1 27 (30.34%) HTML
2 21 (23.60%) .NET
3 17 (19.10%) AngularJS
3 17 (19.10%) HTML5
4 14 (15.73%) Node.js
5 12 (13.48%) CSS3
6 11 (12.36%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 11 (12.36%) LAMP
6 11 (12.36%) RESTful
6 11 (12.36%) STL
7 9 (10.11%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (8.99%) ASP.NET
8 8 (8.99%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (7.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (7.87%) Web Services
10 6 (6.74%) OpenGL
11 4 (4.49%) MFC
11 4 (4.49%) React
11 4 (4.49%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.35%) Mathematics
2 18 (20.22%) Computer Science
3 15 (16.85%) Algorithms
4 13 (14.61%) Physics
5 11 (12.36%) Client/Server
6 6 (6.74%) Robotics
6 6 (6.74%) Visualisation
7 3 (3.37%) BBC
8 1 (1.12%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.12%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 47 (52.81%) Linux
2 24 (26.97%) Unix
3 18 (20.22%) Windows
4 12 (13.48%) Android
5 6 (6.74%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.25%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (2.25%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.25%) VMS
6 2 (2.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 21 (23.60%) TDD
3 17 (19.10%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (17.98%) Information Security
5 15 (16.85%) MVC
5 15 (16.85%) Web Development
6 14 (15.73%) Multithreaded Programming
6 14 (15.73%) Multithreading
7 12 (13.48%) BDD
7 12 (13.48%) OOP
8 9 (10.11%) Domain-Driven Design
8 9 (10.11%) OO
9 8 (8.99%) SDLC
10 7 (7.87%) Image Processing
11 6 (6.74%) Android Development
11 6 (6.74%) iOS Development
11 6 (6.74%) Mobile Development
11 6 (6.74%) OO PHP
11 6 (6.74%) Scrum
12 4 (4.49%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 54 (60.67%) C++
2 36 (40.45%) Python
3 33 (37.08%) Java
4 32 (35.96%) JavaScript
5 29 (32.58%) C
6 25 (28.09%) C#
7 20 (22.47%) PHP
8 12 (13.48%) SQL
9 11 (12.36%) F#
10 9 (10.11%) Perl
11 4 (4.49%) MATLAB
12 3 (3.37%) Go
12 3 (3.37%) PHP 7
13 2 (2.25%) R
13 2 (2.25%) Ruby
13 2 (2.25%) Shell Script
14 1 (1.12%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (17.98%) Degree
2 10 (11.24%) PhD
3 4 (4.49%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.37%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.62%) Docker
2 2 (2.25%) Firmware
3 1 (1.12%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.25%) FreeIPA
1 2 (2.25%) Nagios
1 2 (2.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (7.87%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.49%) Zend
3 3 (3.37%) Sony
3 3 (3.37%) Twitter
4 1 (1.12%) Cisco
4 1 (1.12%) Cloudera
4 1 (1.12%) Hortonworks
4 1 (1.12%) Juniper
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