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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 46 36 62
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 40 45 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 5.43% 6.57% 2.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.56% 6.66% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 40 43 24
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,950 £34,300 £28,250
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
720 676 828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 97.69% 98.69% 97.30%
Number of salaries quoted 682 586 726
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
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 26 August 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 59 (66.29%) C++
3 43 (48.31%) Linux
4 31 (34.83%) Java
4 31 (34.83%) Mathematics
5 29 (32.58%) HTML
6 27 (30.34%) JavaScript
7 25 (28.09%) C#
8 22 (24.72%) Python
8 22 (24.72%) Computer Science
9 20 (22.47%) CSS
10 19 (21.35%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (20.22%) TCP/IP
11 18 (20.22%) .NET
12 17 (19.10%) C
12 17 (19.10%) PHP
12 17 (19.10%) SQL
12 17 (19.10%) Degree
13 15 (16.85%) Algorithms
14 14 (15.73%) Web Development
14 14 (15.73%) TDD
14 14 (15.73%) Windows
15 13 (14.61%) Web Services
15 13 (14.61%) Unix
15 13 (14.61%) SDLC
16 12 (13.48%) MVC
17 11 (12.36%) Electronics
17 11 (12.36%) STL
17 11 (12.36%) OOP
17 11 (12.36%) Boost C++ Libraries

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 3 (3.37%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.12%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.36%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (12.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.62%) SaaS
3 1 (1.12%) IaaS
3 1 (1.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (20.22%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.37%) Internet
3 1 (1.12%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.12%) Junos
3 1 (1.12%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.24%) NoSQL
2 8 (8.99%) Big Data
2 8 (8.99%) SQL Server
3 7 (7.87%) MySQL
4 5 (5.62%) RDBMS
4 5 (5.62%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.25%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.12%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.37%) Subversion
2 2 (2.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (12.36%) Electronics
2 6 (6.74%) Aerospace
2 6 (6.74%) Automotive
3 3 (3.37%) Finance
3 3 (3.37%) Retail
4 1 (1.12%) Games
4 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (32.58%) HTML
2 20 (22.47%) CSS
3 18 (20.22%) .NET
4 13 (14.61%) Web Services
5 11 (12.36%) AngularJS
5 11 (12.36%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 11 (12.36%) STL
6 10 (11.24%) OpenGL
6 10 (11.24%) XML
7 9 (10.11%) ASP.NET
7 9 (10.11%) JSON
7 9 (10.11%) REST
8 8 (8.99%) HTML5
8 8 (8.99%) Node.js
8 8 (8.99%) Qt
8 8 (8.99%) RESTful
9 7 (7.87%) CSS3
10 6 (6.74%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (6.74%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (6.74%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 31 (34.83%) Mathematics
2 22 (24.72%) Computer Science
3 15 (16.85%) Algorithms
4 10 (11.24%) Physics
5 8 (8.99%) Client/Server
6 7 (7.87%) Robotics
7 6 (6.74%) Visualisation
8 4 (4.49%) Internet of Things
9 3 (3.37%) 3D Graphics
9 3 (3.37%) Device Driver
9 3 (3.37%) Machine to Machine
9 3 (3.37%) Mobile Computing
10 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (1.12%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (1.12%) Grid Computing
11 1 (1.12%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 43 (48.31%) Linux
2 14 (15.73%) Windows
3 13 (14.61%) Unix
4 6 (6.74%) Android
4 6 (6.74%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.37%) Debian
5 3 (3.37%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 19 (21.35%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (15.73%) TDD
3 14 (15.73%) Web Development
4 13 (14.61%) SDLC
5 12 (13.48%) MVC
6 11 (12.36%) OOP
7 9 (10.11%) Multithreading
8 8 (8.99%) BDD
8 8 (8.99%) SOA
9 7 (7.87%) Image Processing
10 6 (6.74%) Android Development
10 6 (6.74%) Domain-Driven Design
10 6 (6.74%) iOS Development
10 6 (6.74%) Mobile Development
11 5 (5.62%) Information Security
12 4 (4.49%) Data Analysis
12 4 (4.49%) Mentoring
12 4 (4.49%) OO
13 3 (3.37%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 59 (66.29%) C++
2 31 (34.83%) Java
3 27 (30.34%) JavaScript
4 25 (28.09%) C#
5 22 (24.72%) Python
6 17 (19.10%) C
6 17 (19.10%) PHP
6 17 (19.10%) SQL
7 9 (10.11%) Perl
8 8 (8.99%) F#
9 5 (5.62%) PHP 5
9 5 (5.62%) R
10 3 (3.37%) MATLAB
10 3 (3.37%) PHP 7
10 3 (3.37%) Ruby
11 2 (2.25%) Go
12 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.12%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.12%) Embedded C++
12 1 (1.12%) VC++
Qualifications
1 17 (19.10%) Degree
2 6 (6.74%) PhD
3 5 (5.62%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.99%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (1.12%) Cisco
1 1 (1.12%) Juniper
1 1 (1.12%) Microsoft
1 1 (1.12%) Nokia
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