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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 34 61 25
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 63 34 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 7.54% 3.77% 7.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.70% 3.80% 7.43%
Number of salaries quoted 63 32 59
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average 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
818 894 915
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 97.96% 99.00% 97.55%
Number of salaries quoted 773 687 814
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 94 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 64 (68.09%) C++
3 52 (55.32%) Linux
4 49 (52.13%) Java
5 39 (41.49%) Python
6 30 (31.91%) JavaScript
7 27 (28.72%) PHP
8 25 (26.60%) HTML
8 25 (26.60%) C#
9 23 (24.47%) Web Development
10 22 (23.40%) C
11 21 (22.34%) Perl
11 21 (22.34%) CSS
11 21 (22.34%) TCP/IP
12 18 (19.15%) .NET
12 18 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (17.02%) NoSQL
14 15 (15.96%) Big Data
14 15 (15.96%) TDD
14 15 (15.96%) Mathematics
14 15 (15.96%) STL
14 15 (15.96%) Windows
15 14 (14.89%) Web Services
16 13 (13.83%) Multithreading
16 13 (13.83%) AngularJS
16 13 (13.83%) Algorithms
17 12 (12.77%) Node.js
17 12 (12.77%) Qt
17 12 (12.77%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 12 (12.77%) Unix

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 12 (12.77%) Node.js
2 4 (4.26%) Apache
3 2 (2.13%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle Spatial
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.57%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (9.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.06%) IaaS
2 1 (1.06%) PaaS
2 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (22.34%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.19%) Internet
2 3 (3.19%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.02%) NoSQL
2 15 (15.96%) Big Data
3 8 (8.51%) MySQL
4 7 (7.45%) RDBMS
4 7 (7.45%) Relational Database
5 6 (6.38%) SQL Server
6 5 (5.32%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (6.38%) Subversion
2 4 (4.26%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.19%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.19%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.06%) RubyMine
General
1 4 (4.26%) Electronics
2 2 (2.13%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.06%) Retail
3 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (26.60%) HTML
2 21 (22.34%) CSS
3 18 (19.15%) .NET
4 15 (15.96%) STL
5 14 (14.89%) Web Services
6 13 (13.83%) AngularJS
7 12 (12.77%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 12 (12.77%) Qt
8 9 (9.57%) Ruby on Rails
9 8 (8.51%) HTML5
9 8 (8.51%) LAMP
9 8 (8.51%) REST
10 7 (7.45%) CSS3
11 5 (5.32%) ASP.NET
11 5 (5.32%) JSON
11 5 (5.32%) XML
12 4 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (4.26%) SOAP
12 4 (4.26%) Symfony
12 4 (4.26%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.96%) Mathematics
2 13 (13.83%) Algorithms
3 9 (9.57%) Client/Server
3 9 (9.57%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.32%) Cyber Attack
5 4 (4.26%) Internet of Things
6 3 (3.19%) 3D Graphics
6 3 (3.19%) Device Driver
6 3 (3.19%) Machine to Machine
7 2 (2.13%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.06%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.06%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (1.06%) Physics
8 1 (1.06%) Robotics
8 1 (1.06%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 52 (55.32%) Linux
2 15 (15.96%) Windows
3 12 (12.77%) Unix
4 10 (10.64%) Android
4 10 (10.64%) Apple iOS
5 4 (4.26%) Debian
5 4 (4.26%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 23 (24.47%) Web Development
3 18 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (15.96%) TDD
5 13 (13.83%) Multithreading
6 10 (10.64%) Android Development
6 10 (10.64%) BDD
6 10 (10.64%) iOS Development
6 10 (10.64%) Mobile Development
7 9 (9.57%) OOP
8 8 (8.51%) MVC
9 7 (7.45%) Domain-Driven Design
10 6 (6.38%) OOD
11 5 (5.32%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (5.32%) Information Security
12 4 (4.26%) Mentoring
12 4 (4.26%) OO
12 4 (4.26%) Open Source
12 4 (4.26%) SDLC
12 4 (4.26%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 64 (68.09%) C++
2 49 (52.13%) Java
3 39 (41.49%) Python
4 30 (31.91%) JavaScript
5 27 (28.72%) PHP
6 25 (26.60%) C#
7 22 (23.40%) C
8 21 (22.34%) Perl
9 11 (11.70%) Ruby
10 8 (8.51%) PHP 5
10 8 (8.51%) SQL
11 4 (4.26%) PHP 7
12 3 (3.19%) F#
12 3 (3.19%) R
13 2 (2.13%) Embedded C++
14 1 (1.06%) Bash Shell
14 1 (1.06%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 8 (8.51%) Degree
2 7 (7.45%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.19%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.06%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.13%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (5.32%) Oracle
2 3 (3.19%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.13%) Atmel
4 1 (1.06%) Nokia
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