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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 59 40 53
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 27 57 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.15% 6.45% 4.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.31% 6.60% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 23 54 34
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
815 863 841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 95.10% 97.62% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 723 823 793
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 108 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 85 (78.70%) C++
3 62 (57.41%) Linux
4 51 (47.22%) C
5 43 (39.81%) Java
6 39 (36.11%) XML
7 36 (33.33%) C#
8 35 (32.41%) Embedded Linux
9 34 (31.48%) Windows
10 29 (26.85%) TCP/IP
10 29 (26.85%) SSL
11 28 (25.93%) Degree
12 22 (20.37%) FTP
12 22 (20.37%) EMV
13 21 (19.44%) UNIX
13 21 (19.44%) Computer Science
14 19 (17.59%) Embedded C++
15 18 (16.67%) Retail
16 17 (15.74%) Mathematics
16 17 (15.74%) Physics
16 17 (15.74%) Statistics
16 17 (15.74%) Solaris
16 17 (15.74%) .NET
17 16 (14.81%) SQL
17 16 (14.81%) Scrum
18 15 (13.89%) EFT
18 15 (13.89%) Embedded C
18 15 (13.89%) Subversion
18 15 (13.89%) Cryptography
19 14 (12.96%) VeriFone

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 6 (5.56%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.78%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) MS Office
1 1 (0.93%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 29 (26.85%) TCP/IP
1 29 (26.85%) SSL
2 22 (20.37%) FTP
3 4 (3.70%) Wireless
4 3 (2.78%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.93%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (13.89%) Subversion
2 13 (12.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 11 (10.19%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.70%) Hudson
4 4 (3.70%) Bugzilla
4 4 (3.70%) CruiseControl
5 2 (1.85%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.85%) GCC
General
1 18 (16.67%) Retail
2 6 (5.56%) Electronics
3 3 (2.78%) Finance
4 1 (0.93%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (36.11%) XML
2 17 (15.74%) .NET
3 11 (10.19%) STL
4 10 (9.26%) MFC
5 6 (5.56%) J2EE
5 6 (5.56%) Hibernate
5 6 (5.56%) WinForms
5 6 (5.56%) Spring
5 6 (5.56%) JSP
5 6 (5.56%) Spring Integration
6 5 (4.63%) Web Services
6 5 (4.63%) HTML
6 5 (4.63%) CSS
7 4 (3.70%) Qt
8 3 (2.78%) JSON
8 3 (2.78%) WPF
9 2 (1.85%) Ext JS
9 2 (1.85%) XSD
9 2 (1.85%) XSLT
9 2 (1.85%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.37%) EMV
2 21 (19.44%) Computer Science
3 17 (15.74%) Statistics
3 17 (15.74%) Mathematics
3 17 (15.74%) Physics
4 15 (13.89%) EFT
4 15 (13.89%) Cryptography
5 8 (7.41%) Client/Server
6 4 (3.70%) Kindle
7 3 (2.78%) Robotics
8 2 (1.85%) DTV
8 2 (1.85%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.85%) Open Source
9 1 (0.93%) iPad
9 1 (0.93%) iPhone
9 1 (0.93%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 62 (57.41%) Linux
2 35 (32.41%) Embedded Linux
3 34 (31.48%) Windows
4 21 (19.44%) UNIX
5 17 (15.74%) Solaris
6 12 (11.11%) AIX
7 4 (3.70%) Windows CE
7 4 (3.70%) Apple iOS
8 3 (2.78%) Android
9 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (14.81%) Scrum
3 13 (12.04%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (8.33%) OO
5 8 (7.41%) Multithreading
6 7 (6.48%) Time Management
6 7 (6.48%) TDD
7 6 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (4.63%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (2.78%) Test Strategy
9 3 (2.78%) Performance Management
9 3 (2.78%) iOS Development
9 3 (2.78%) UML
9 3 (2.78%) OOP
9 3 (2.78%) OOD
10 2 (1.85%) Automated Testing
10 2 (1.85%) Extreme Programming
10 2 (1.85%) Unit Testing
10 2 (1.85%) Integration Testing
10 2 (1.85%) User Experience Design
Programming Languages
1 85 (78.70%) C++
2 51 (47.22%) C
3 43 (39.81%) Java
4 36 (33.33%) C#
5 19 (17.59%) Embedded C++
6 16 (14.81%) SQL
7 15 (13.89%) Embedded C
8 6 (5.56%) PHP
8 6 (5.56%) JavaScript
9 5 (4.63%) Python
10 3 (2.78%) MATLAB
10 3 (2.78%) Perl
11 2 (1.85%) VB
11 2 (1.85%) VB6
11 2 (1.85%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.93%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (25.93%) Degree
2 12 (11.11%) PhD
3 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.70%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.85%) zsh
Vendors
1 14 (12.96%) VeriFone
2 12 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (1.85%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft
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