The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

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

Software Engineer
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 66 95
Rank change year-on-year +8 +29  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 129 161 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 4.18% 4.73% 3.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.31% 4.84% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 115 156 103
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Hampshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2991 3324 3704
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 96.89% 97.74% 98.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2586 2922 3106
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Hampshire

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Hampshire

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Hampshire over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Hampshire

Software Engineer
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton -1 48 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Fareham +22 19 £53,750 +26.47% 2
Portsmouth +1 16 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Farnborough +19 14 £52,500 +26.50%
Basingstoke -17 12 £46,000 +15.00%
Romsey - 5 £25,000 - 2
Ringwood - 4 £55,000 -
Fleet -6 2 £45,000 +50.00%
Andover +8 1 £42,500 -3.40%
Aldershot - 1 £32,500 -
Software Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Hampshire region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 284 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 166 (58.45%) C++
3 124 (43.66%) Java
4 120 (42.25%) C#
5 112 (39.44%) Agile Software Development
6 107 (37.68%) SQL
7 104 (36.62%) C
8 103 (36.27%) JavaScript
8 103 (36.27%) HTML
9 97 (34.15%) Linux
10 89 (31.34%) TDD
11 80 (28.17%) Python
12 75 (26.41%) Windows
13 71 (25.00%) XML
14 61 (21.48%) .NET
15 60 (21.13%) Degree
16 59 (20.77%) Multithreading
17 58 (20.42%) Microsoft
18 57 (20.07%) Security Cleared
19 54 (19.01%) SQL Server
20 53 (18.66%) CSS
21 50 (17.61%) MVC
21 50 (17.61%) Scrum
22 48 (16.90%) Git (software)
23 46 (16.20%) Unit Testing
24 45 (15.85%) Team Foundation Server
24 45 (15.85%) Web Development
25 43 (15.14%) Computer Science
25 43 (15.14%) Configuration Management
26 42 (14.79%) MySQL

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 23 (8.10%) JBoss
2 15 (5.28%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (3.87%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (3.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 9 (3.17%) Tomcat
4 9 (3.17%) WebLogic
5 6 (2.11%) OpenStack
6 5 (1.76%) WildFly
7 3 (1.06%) Drupal
7 3 (1.06%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.35%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.35%) Confluence
8 1 (0.35%) IIS
8 1 (0.35%) OpenROAD
8 1 (0.35%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (0.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (4.23%) SaaS
3 10 (3.52%) PaaS
4 9 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (2.11%) Office 365
6 2 (0.70%) GitHub
7 1 (0.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (9.15%) TCP/IP
2 16 (5.63%) Network Security
3 12 (4.23%) Firewall
4 9 (3.17%) AMQP
5 8 (2.82%) ATM
6 5 (1.76%) DNS
7 4 (1.41%) Internet
8 3 (1.06%) LDAP
8 3 (1.06%) SSL
8 3 (1.06%) VoIP
8 3 (1.06%) VPN
9 1 (0.35%) 2G
9 1 (0.35%) 3G
9 1 (0.35%) Broadband
9 1 (0.35%) HTTP
9 1 (0.35%) Intranet
9 1 (0.35%) LAN
9 1 (0.35%) LTE
9 1 (0.35%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (19.01%) SQL Server
2 42 (14.79%) MySQL
3 24 (8.45%) NoSQL
4 12 (4.23%) MariaDB
4 12 (4.23%) MongoDB
5 7 (2.46%) Big Data
5 7 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (2.46%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.41%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.70%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.35%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.35%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.35%) Ingres
8 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 48 (16.90%) Git (software)
2 45 (15.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 40 (14.08%) Maven
4 39 (13.73%) Visual Studio
5 35 (12.32%) Ant
6 33 (11.62%) Selenium
7 30 (10.56%) Subversion
8 22 (7.75%) QUnit
9 9 (3.17%) Bugzilla
9 9 (3.17%) Vagrant
10 8 (2.82%) Gradle
10 8 (2.82%) Jenkins
11 7 (2.46%) Redmine
12 6 (2.11%) CruiseControl
12 6 (2.11%) Cucumber
12 6 (2.11%) Hudson
12 6 (2.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 5 (1.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 3 (1.06%) JIRA
14 3 (1.06%) JUnit
General
1 26 (9.15%) Finance
2 25 (8.80%) Military
3 22 (7.75%) Electronics
4 6 (2.11%) Aerospace
4 6 (2.11%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.11%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.41%) Legal
6 3 (1.06%) Automotive
7 2 (0.70%) Marketing
8 1 (0.35%) Banking
8 1 (0.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (36.27%) HTML
2 71 (25.00%) XML
3 61 (21.48%) .NET
4 53 (18.66%) CSS
5 41 (14.44%) SOAP
6 38 (13.38%) WPF
7 32 (11.27%) Spring
7 32 (11.27%) Spring MVC
8 31 (10.92%) JSON
9 28 (9.86%) HTML5
9 28 (9.86%) Web Services
10 27 (9.51%) RESTful
11 24 (8.45%) jQuery
12 23 (8.10%) REST
13 22 (7.75%) Dojo
13 22 (7.75%) LAMP
13 22 (7.75%) WCF
14 18 (6.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 16 (5.63%) STL
16 15 (5.28%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 43 (15.14%) Computer Science
2 25 (8.80%) Algorithms
3 19 (6.69%) User Experience
4 14 (4.93%) Embedded Systems
5 12 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (3.17%) Client/Server
7 6 (2.11%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (1.76%) BBC
9 3 (1.06%) Internet of Things
9 3 (1.06%) iPad
9 3 (1.06%) Smart Energy
10 2 (0.70%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.70%) Robotics
11 1 (0.35%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.35%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.35%) Grid Computing
11 1 (0.35%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 97 (34.15%) Linux
2 75 (26.41%) Windows
3 38 (13.38%) Unix
4 12 (4.23%) Embedded Linux
4 12 (4.23%) Solaris
5 10 (3.52%) Android
6 3 (1.06%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.06%) VMS
6 3 (1.06%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 112 (39.44%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (31.34%) TDD
4 59 (20.77%) Multithreading
5 50 (17.61%) MVC
5 50 (17.61%) Scrum
6 46 (16.20%) Unit Testing
7 45 (15.85%) Web Development
8 43 (15.14%) Configuration Management
9 36 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
9 36 (12.68%) OO
9 36 (12.68%) SOA
10 30 (10.56%) Requirements Analysis
11 26 (9.15%) Customer Requirements
12 25 (8.80%) OOP
13 21 (7.39%) SDLC
13 21 (7.39%) Software Architecture
14 20 (7.04%) Mathematics
15 15 (5.28%) OOD
16 14 (4.93%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 166 (58.45%) C++
2 124 (43.66%) Java
3 120 (42.25%) C#
4 107 (37.68%) SQL
5 104 (36.62%) C
6 103 (36.27%) JavaScript
7 80 (28.17%) Python
8 28 (9.86%) Perl
9 22 (7.75%) Groovy
9 22 (7.75%) PHP
10 17 (5.99%) Ruby
11 9 (3.17%) Bourne shell
11 9 (3.17%) PL/SQL
12 7 (2.46%) Embedded C
12 7 (2.46%) Embedded C++
13 6 (2.11%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.76%) HQL
14 5 (1.76%) MATLAB
14 5 (1.76%) PHP 7
15 2 (0.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 60 (21.13%) Degree
2 57 (20.07%) Security Cleared
3 25 (8.80%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.06%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.70%) HNC
5 2 (0.70%) HND
6 1 (0.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.70%) MISRA
2 1 (0.35%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.35%) QA
System Software
1 20 (7.04%) Docker
2 13 (4.58%) Firmware
3 8 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.35%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.35%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (3.17%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.41%) Puppet
3 3 (1.06%) FreeIPA
3 3 (1.06%) Nagios
4 1 (0.35%) Oozie
4 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 58 (20.42%) Microsoft
2 25 (8.80%) Oracle
3 10 (3.52%) VMware
4 8 (2.82%) Zend
5 5 (1.76%) Sony
5 5 (1.76%) Twitter
6 2 (0.70%) F5
6 2 (0.70%) Green Hills
6 2 (0.70%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.35%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.35%) Borland
7 1 (0.35%) SAP
Romsey, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
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Romsey, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Cornucopia IT Resourcing
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth
Talent Point
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 10 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + stock options
Posted: 20 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago