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 24 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 38 39 66
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 40 43 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 6.08% 6.39% 3.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.22% 6.51% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 40 42 25
Median salary £45,000 £46,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,950 £35,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
643 661 831
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 97.72% 98.22% 98.23%
Number of salaries quoted 603 598 735
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £21,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

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 24 September 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 78 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 54 (69.23%) C++
3 40 (51.28%) Linux
4 26 (33.33%) HTML
4 26 (33.33%) Java
5 24 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 24 (30.77%) Mathematics
6 21 (26.92%) Computer Science
6 21 (26.92%) C#
7 20 (25.64%) CSS
7 20 (25.64%) Python
7 20 (25.64%) TCP/IP
8 18 (23.08%) C
9 17 (21.79%) SQL
10 16 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (20.51%) Degree
10 16 (20.51%) .NET
11 15 (19.23%) Unix
12 14 (17.95%) TDD
12 14 (17.95%) Windows
12 14 (17.95%) PHP
12 14 (17.95%) Algorithms
13 13 (16.67%) SDLC
14 12 (15.38%) Web Development
15 11 (14.10%) Physics
15 11 (14.10%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 11 (14.10%) STL
16 10 (12.82%) Perl
16 10 (12.82%) MVC
16 10 (12.82%) Multithreading

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 1 (1.28%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (25.64%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.28%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (1.28%) Junos
2 1 (1.28%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.54%) NoSQL
2 7 (8.97%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.41%) RDBMS
5 4 (5.13%) Big Data
6 3 (3.85%) MySQL
7 2 (2.56%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.28%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.28%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.28%) Subversion
General
1 9 (11.54%) Electronics
2 6 (7.69%) Aerospace
2 6 (7.69%) Automotive
3 3 (3.85%) Finance
4 2 (2.56%) Retail
5 1 (1.28%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (33.33%) HTML
2 20 (25.64%) CSS
3 16 (20.51%) .NET
4 11 (14.10%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 11 (14.10%) STL
5 10 (12.82%) AngularJS
6 9 (11.54%) Web Services
6 9 (11.54%) XML
7 8 (10.26%) HTML5
7 8 (10.26%) OpenGL
7 8 (10.26%) RESTful
8 7 (8.97%) ASP.NET
8 7 (8.97%) CSS3
8 7 (8.97%) Node.js
8 7 (8.97%) Qt
9 6 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (7.69%) MFC
10 5 (6.41%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (6.41%) JSON
10 5 (6.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 24 (30.77%) Mathematics
2 21 (26.92%) Computer Science
3 14 (17.95%) Algorithms
4 11 (14.10%) Physics
5 9 (11.54%) Client/Server
6 6 (7.69%) Robotics
6 6 (7.69%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.56%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.56%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (1.28%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.28%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 40 (51.28%) Linux
2 15 (19.23%) Unix
3 14 (17.95%) Windows
4 8 (10.26%) Android
5 7 (8.97%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.56%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (17.95%) TDD
4 13 (16.67%) SDLC
5 12 (15.38%) Web Development
6 10 (12.82%) Multithreading
6 10 (12.82%) MVC
7 8 (10.26%) BDD
7 8 (10.26%) Information Security
8 7 (8.97%) Android Development
8 7 (8.97%) iOS Development
8 7 (8.97%) Mobile Development
8 7 (8.97%) OOP
8 7 (8.97%) SOA
9 6 (7.69%) Domain-Driven Design
9 6 (7.69%) Image Processing
10 5 (6.41%) OO
11 4 (5.13%) Data Analysis
12 3 (3.85%) Data Visualisation
12 3 (3.85%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 54 (69.23%) C++
2 26 (33.33%) Java
3 24 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 21 (26.92%) C#
5 20 (25.64%) Python
6 18 (23.08%) C
7 17 (21.79%) SQL
8 14 (17.95%) PHP
9 10 (12.82%) Perl
10 8 (10.26%) F#
11 4 (5.13%) R
12 3 (3.85%) MATLAB
13 2 (2.56%) Go
13 2 (2.56%) Ruby
14 1 (1.28%) Embedded C++
14 1 (1.28%) VC++
Qualifications
1 16 (20.51%) Degree
2 6 (7.69%) PhD
2 6 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.97%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (1.28%) Cisco
1 1 (1.28%) Juniper
1 1 (1.28%) Microsoft
1 1 (1.28%) Nokia
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