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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 56 29 34
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 36 65 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.94% 6.83% 6.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.10% 7.14% 7.07%
Number of salaries quoted 33 57 54
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,650 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £53,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
878 911 778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 96.06% 95.69% 97.49%
Number of salaries quoted 680 804 705
Average salary £39,000 £39,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.26% +2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,550
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 21 April 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 97 (97.00%) Software Engineering
2 58 (58.00%) Linux
3 54 (54.00%) C++
4 42 (42.00%) Algorithms
5 37 (37.00%) C
6 36 (36.00%) Python
6 36 (36.00%) Computer Science
7 35 (35.00%) Mathematics
8 34 (34.00%) Java
9 33 (33.00%) UNIX
10 28 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (27.00%) C#
12 26 (26.00%) Continuous Integration
13 24 (24.00%) Test Automation
13 24 (24.00%) SQL
14 23 (23.00%) Windows
14 23 (23.00%) PhD
15 22 (22.00%) Ruby
16 18 (18.00%) Client/Server
17 17 (17.00%) Oracle
17 17 (17.00%) Project Management
17 17 (17.00%) Data Analysis
18 16 (16.00%) Multithreading
18 16 (16.00%) Degree
18 16 (16.00%) OO
18 16 (16.00%) BDD
19 15 (15.00%) .NET
19 15 (15.00%) STL
19 15 (15.00%) Scrum
20 14 (14.00%) Subversion

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 (6.00%) WebLogic
2 5 (5.00%) Apache TomEE
3 3 (3.00%) Apache
4 2 (2.00%) Node.js
5 1 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.00%) SNMP
3 1 (1.00%) CTI
3 1 (1.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.00%) Redis
4 1 (1.00%) Big Data
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.00%) DB2
4 1 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.00%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.00%) SAP BI
4 1 (1.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (14.00%) Subversion
1 14 (14.00%) Jenkins
2 11 (11.00%) Cucumber
2 11 (11.00%) Hudson
2 11 (11.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 11 (11.00%) Bugzilla
2 11 (11.00%) CruiseControl
3 10 (10.00%) RSpec
4 4 (4.00%) Maven
5 3 (3.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.00%) Selenium
6 2 (2.00%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (1.00%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.00%) Ant
7 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (3.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.00%) Automotive
2 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.00%) Advertising
2 1 (1.00%) Multimedia
2 1 (1.00%) Electronics
2 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.00%) .NET
1 15 (15.00%) STL
2 14 (14.00%) XML
2 14 (14.00%) MFC
3 7 (7.00%) HTML
4 5 (5.00%) CSS
4 5 (5.00%) Java EE
4 5 (5.00%) HTML5
4 5 (5.00%) CSS3
5 4 (4.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 4 (4.00%) jQuery
5 4 (4.00%) LAMP
5 4 (4.00%) Ajax
6 3 (3.00%) Web Services
6 3 (3.00%) Qt
6 3 (3.00%) QML
6 3 (3.00%) OpenCL
6 3 (3.00%) Sass
6 3 (3.00%) REST
7 2 (2.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 42 (42.00%) Algorithms
2 36 (36.00%) Computer Science
3 35 (35.00%) Mathematics
4 18 (18.00%) Client/Server
5 6 (6.00%) Physics
5 6 (6.00%) Statistics
5 6 (6.00%) Open Source
5 6 (6.00%) Kindle
6 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.00%) Robotics
6 1 (1.00%) Replication
6 1 (1.00%) VHDL
6 1 (1.00%) Verilog
6 1 (1.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 58 (58.00%) Linux
2 33 (33.00%) UNIX
3 23 (23.00%) Windows
4 11 (11.00%) Windows CE
4 11 (11.00%) Android
5 6 (6.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (97.00%) Software Engineering
2 28 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (26.00%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (24.00%) Test Automation
5 17 (17.00%) Project Management
5 17 (17.00%) Data Analysis
6 16 (16.00%) OO
6 16 (16.00%) Multithreading
6 16 (16.00%) BDD
7 15 (15.00%) Scrum
8 12 (12.00%) TDD
9 11 (11.00%) Automated Testing
9 11 (11.00%) Android Development
10 8 (8.00%) Image Processing
11 7 (7.00%) Performance Testing
12 6 (6.00%) Pair Programming
12 6 (6.00%) OOP
12 6 (6.00%) OOD
12 6 (6.00%) Mentoring
13 5 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 54 (54.00%) C++
2 37 (37.00%) C
3 36 (36.00%) Python
4 34 (34.00%) Java
5 27 (27.00%) C#
6 24 (24.00%) SQL
7 22 (22.00%) Ruby
8 10 (10.00%) PL/SQL
9 6 (6.00%) MATLAB
9 6 (6.00%) JavaScript
10 4 (4.00%) PHP
11 3 (3.00%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.00%) Assembly Language
12 1 (1.00%) Ada
12 1 (1.00%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.00%) ABAP
12 1 (1.00%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 23 (23.00%) PhD
2 16 (16.00%) Degree
3 1 (1.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.00%) ISO 9001
2 4 (4.00%) QA
3 2 (2.00%) IEC 61508
4 1 (1.00%) JTAG
System Software
1 2 (2.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 17 (17.00%) Oracle
2 5 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.00%) IBM
3 2 (2.00%) Serena
4 1 (1.00%) Borland
4 1 (1.00%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.00%) SAP
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