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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 36 51 20
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 49 38 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 6.53% 4.71% 8.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.66% 4.75% 9.14%
Number of salaries quoted 49 34 69
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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
736 800 886
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 98.13% 99.13% 97.68%
Number of salaries quoted 690 604 791
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,575 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 May 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 95 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 65 (68.42%) C++
3 53 (55.79%) Linux
4 47 (49.47%) Java
5 35 (36.84%) Python
6 32 (33.68%) JavaScript
7 30 (31.58%) HTML
8 26 (27.37%) PHP
9 25 (26.32%) C#
10 22 (23.16%) C
10 22 (23.16%) CSS
11 21 (22.11%) TCP/IP
11 21 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (22.11%) Web Development
12 18 (18.95%) Perl
12 18 (18.95%) .NET
13 17 (17.89%) Mathematics
14 16 (16.84%) TDD
15 15 (15.79%) NoSQL
16 14 (14.74%) Qt
16 14 (14.74%) Web Services
16 14 (14.74%) Big Data
17 12 (12.63%) AngularJS
17 12 (12.63%) Algorithms
17 12 (12.63%) Windows
17 12 (12.63%) STL
18 11 (11.58%) Unix
18 11 (11.58%) OOP
18 11 (11.58%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 11 (11.58%) Computer Science

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 11 (11.58%) Node.js
2 4 (4.21%) Apache
3 2 (2.11%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Spatial
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.47%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (9.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.05%) IaaS
2 1 (1.05%) PaaS
2 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (22.11%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.16%) Internet
3 1 (1.05%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.79%) NoSQL
2 14 (14.74%) Big Data
3 9 (9.47%) MySQL
4 7 (7.37%) RDBMS
4 7 (7.37%) Relational Database
5 6 (6.32%) SQL Server
6 5 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (6.32%) Subversion
2 4 (4.21%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.16%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.05%) RubyMine
4 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (4.21%) Electronics
2 3 (3.16%) Retail
3 2 (2.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.05%) Finance
4 1 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (31.58%) HTML
2 22 (23.16%) CSS
3 18 (18.95%) .NET
4 14 (14.74%) Qt
4 14 (14.74%) Web Services
5 12 (12.63%) AngularJS
5 12 (12.63%) STL
6 11 (11.58%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 8 (8.42%) HTML5
7 8 (8.42%) LAMP
7 8 (8.42%) REST
7 8 (8.42%) Ruby on Rails
7 8 (8.42%) XML
8 7 (7.37%) ASP.NET
8 7 (7.37%) CSS3
8 7 (7.37%) JSON
9 5 (5.26%) Laravel
10 4 (4.21%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (4.21%) Symfony
10 4 (4.21%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.89%) Mathematics
2 12 (12.63%) Algorithms
3 11 (11.58%) Computer Science
4 8 (8.42%) Client/Server
5 5 (5.26%) Cyber Attack
6 4 (4.21%) Internet of Things
7 3 (3.16%) 3D Graphics
7 3 (3.16%) Device Driver
7 3 (3.16%) Machine to Machine
7 3 (3.16%) Mobile Computing
7 3 (3.16%) Physics
8 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.11%) N-Tier
9 1 (1.05%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (1.05%) Robotics
9 1 (1.05%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 53 (55.79%) Linux
2 12 (12.63%) Windows
3 11 (11.58%) Unix
4 9 (9.47%) Android
4 9 (9.47%) Apple iOS
5 4 (4.21%) Debian
5 4 (4.21%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 21 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (22.11%) Web Development
3 16 (16.84%) TDD
4 11 (11.58%) OOP
5 10 (10.53%) BDD
5 10 (10.53%) Multithreading
6 9 (9.47%) Android Development
6 9 (9.47%) iOS Development
6 9 (9.47%) Mobile Development
6 9 (9.47%) MVC
7 7 (7.37%) Domain-Driven Design
7 7 (7.37%) SDLC
8 6 (6.32%) Mentoring
8 6 (6.32%) SOA
9 5 (5.26%) Information Security
10 4 (4.21%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (4.21%) OOD
10 4 (4.21%) Open Source Development
10 4 (4.21%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 65 (68.42%) C++
2 47 (49.47%) Java
3 35 (36.84%) Python
4 32 (33.68%) JavaScript
5 26 (27.37%) PHP
6 25 (26.32%) C#
7 22 (23.16%) C
8 18 (18.95%) Perl
9 10 (10.53%) Ruby
9 10 (10.53%) SQL
10 8 (8.42%) PHP 5
11 4 (4.21%) PHP 7
12 3 (3.16%) F#
12 3 (3.16%) R
13 2 (2.11%) Embedded C++
14 1 (1.05%) Bash Shell
14 1 (1.05%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 10 (10.53%) Degree
2 8 (8.42%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.11%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.05%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.32%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (5.26%) Oracle
2 2 (2.11%) Atmel
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.05%) Nokia
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