Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £56,250 in advertised job vacancies in Farnborough during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineer
Hampshire > Farnborough
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 53 70
Rank change year-on-year +3 +17 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 31 33 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Farnborough 4.50% 4.19% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.70% 4.35% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 20 32 11
Farnborough median annual salary £56,250 £48,750 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14% +20.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £56,250
Hampshire median annual salary £43,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -8.42% +5.56% +12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Farnborough. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Farnborough
Permanent vacancies in Farnborough with a recognized job title 660 758 630
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.32% 97.83%
Number of salaries quoted 490 608 527
Farnborough median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% -4.71%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,500 £22,300
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £61,450
Hampshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +6.25%

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Farnborough

Job postings that featured Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Farnborough.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Farnborough

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Farnborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Farnborough.

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Farnborough

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Farnborough

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Farnborough over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Farnborough

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, 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 Farnborough region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 31 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 17 (54.84%) Linux
3 14 (45.16%) C
3 14 (45.16%) C++
3 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (41.94%) Java
5 12 (38.71%) Degree
6 11 (35.48%) Computer Science
6 11 (35.48%) Assembly Language
6 11 (35.48%) Telecoms
6 11 (35.48%) Embedded Systems
7 10 (32.26%) Computer Science Degree
7 10 (32.26%) DHCP
7 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
7 10 (32.26%) SQL
7 10 (32.26%) Python
8 9 (29.03%) Web Development
9 8 (25.81%) HTML
9 8 (25.81%) Scrum
10 7 (22.58%) Ruby
10 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (22.58%) HTML5
11 5 (16.13%) Extreme Programming
11 5 (16.13%) NoSQL
12 4 (12.90%) OSGi
12 4 (12.90%) Vaadin
12 4 (12.90%) User Experience
12 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
12 4 (12.90%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (12.90%) JBoss

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Farnborough 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 4 (12.90%) JBoss
1 4 (12.90%) Tomcat
2 3 (9.68%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.23%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.68%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.23%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) DHCP
2 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) NoSQL
2 4 (12.90%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (9.68%) MariaDB
3 3 (9.68%) MongoDB
3 3 (9.68%) MySQL
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Subversion
General
1 11 (35.48%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.68%) Automotive
2 3 (9.68%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) HTML
2 7 (22.58%) HTML5
3 4 (12.90%) JSON
3 4 (12.90%) OSGi
3 4 (12.90%) Vaadin
4 3 (9.68%) LAPP Stack
4 3 (9.68%) OpenCL
4 3 (9.68%) OpenGL
5 2 (6.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Computer Science
1 11 (35.48%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (12.90%) User Experience
3 3 (9.68%) Infotainment
3 3 (9.68%) Public Cloud
4 2 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 17 (54.84%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) Unix
3 2 (6.45%) Windows
4 1 (3.23%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (29.03%) Web Development
4 8 (25.81%) Scrum
5 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (16.13%) Extreme Programming
7 3 (9.68%) Unit Testing
8 2 (6.45%) Programme Management
8 2 (6.45%) SOA
8 2 (6.45%) TDD
9 1 (3.23%) BDD
9 1 (3.23%) High Availability
9 1 (3.23%) Integration Testing
9 1 (3.23%) Migration
9 1 (3.23%) Open Source
9 1 (3.23%) OWASP
9 1 (3.23%) Performance Testing
9 1 (3.23%) Security Testing
9 1 (3.23%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) C
1 14 (45.16%) C++
2 13 (41.94%) Java
3 11 (35.48%) Assembly Language
4 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
4 10 (32.26%) Python
4 10 (32.26%) SQL
5 7 (22.58%) Ruby
6 3 (9.68%) Bourne shell
6 3 (9.68%) C#
6 3 (9.68%) Perl
7 1 (3.23%) R
7 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) Degree
2 10 (32.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle
2 2 (6.45%) VMware
3 1 (3.23%) Red Hat