Period
to 24 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 24 July 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
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 68 69
Rank change year-on-year -6 +1 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 218 308 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 3.65% 4.44% 4.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.77% 4.55% 4.21%
Number of salaries quoted 192 299 271
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% - -5.56%

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 5785 6772 7371
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 96.84% 97.71% 98.18%
Number of salaries quoted 5040 5954 6081
Hampshire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% -3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £24,250 £24,538 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,500 £61,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

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 6 months to 24 July 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 6 months to 24 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton +10 84 £42,500 -5.56% 2
Portsmouth +1 31 £45,000 -14.29% 1
Basingstoke -34 27 £47,000 +17.50% 3
Fareham +28 24 £52,500 +23.53%
Farnborough +14 19 £52,500 +16.67% 1
Ringwood -4 5 £55,000 +111.54%
Fleet -12 4 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Romsey -14 4 £25,000 -28.57%
Hook - 3 - - 1
Andover +14 2 £39,000 -5.45%
Winchester +2 2 £41,500 -30.83%
Havant +5 1 £43,500 +64.15%
Eastleigh -15 1 £50,000 +42.86%
Aldershot - 1 £32,500 - 1
Software Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 214 (98.17%) Software Engineering
2 124 (56.88%) C++
3 114 (52.29%) C#
4 84 (38.53%) C
5 83 (38.07%) Java
6 73 (33.49%) SQL
7 69 (31.65%) Linux
8 63 (28.90%) Agile Software Development
9 56 (25.69%) Python
10 55 (25.23%) JavaScript
10 55 (25.23%) SQL Server
11 54 (24.77%) .NET
12 52 (23.85%) HTML
13 51 (23.39%) Degree
14 44 (20.18%) TDD
14 44 (20.18%) Windows
14 44 (20.18%) Microsoft
15 43 (19.72%) Computer Science
16 42 (19.27%) Security Cleared
17 39 (17.89%) XML
18 35 (16.06%) OO
19 34 (15.60%) MVC
20 33 (15.14%) Continuous Integration
21 32 (14.68%) Scrum
22 30 (13.76%) Algorithms
23 28 (12.84%) Multithreading
23 28 (12.84%) Configuration Management
23 28 (12.84%) Electronics
24 27 (12.39%) OOP
24 27 (12.39%) Mathematics

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 12 (5.50%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (5.05%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (2.29%) NServiceBus
4 4 (1.83%) JBoss
4 4 (1.83%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.92%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.92%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.46%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.46%) Confluence
6 1 (0.46%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.21%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.29%) SaaS
4 3 (1.38%) GitHub
4 3 (1.38%) PaaS
5 2 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.92%) Office 365
6 1 (0.46%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.34%) TCP/IP
2 12 (5.50%) Network Security
3 5 (2.29%) HTTP
4 3 (1.38%) DNS
4 3 (1.38%) Firewall
4 3 (1.38%) FTP
4 3 (1.38%) Kerberos
4 3 (1.38%) LDAP
5 2 (0.92%) AMQP
5 2 (0.92%) ATM
5 2 (0.92%) Internet
5 2 (0.92%) Intranet
5 2 (0.92%) SNMP
6 1 (0.46%) 2G
6 1 (0.46%) 3G
6 1 (0.46%) Broadband
6 1 (0.46%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (25.23%) SQL Server
2 24 (11.01%) NoSQL
3 23 (10.55%) MySQL
4 10 (4.59%) MariaDB
4 10 (4.59%) MongoDB
5 6 (2.75%) Big Data
6 5 (2.29%) Redis
7 3 (1.38%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.92%) Geospatial Data
8 2 (0.92%) GIS
8 2 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.46%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (9.63%) Selenium
2 20 (9.17%) Ant
2 20 (9.17%) Maven
2 20 (9.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (7.80%) QUnit
3 17 (7.80%) Visual Studio
4 15 (6.88%) Subversion
5 10 (4.59%) Git (software)
6 8 (3.67%) NUnit
7 7 (3.21%) Moq
8 6 (2.75%) Bugzilla
8 6 (2.75%) CruiseControl
8 6 (2.75%) Hudson
8 6 (2.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (1.38%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.92%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.46%) Gradle
11 1 (0.46%) LabVIEW
11 1 (0.46%) Redmine
11 1 (0.46%) SonarQube
General
1 28 (12.84%) Electronics
2 16 (7.34%) Military
3 13 (5.96%) Finance
4 12 (5.50%) Retail
5 9 (4.13%) Back Office
6 3 (1.38%) Automotive
6 3 (1.38%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.92%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (24.77%) .NET
2 52 (23.85%) HTML
3 39 (17.89%) XML
4 25 (11.47%) WPF
5 24 (11.01%) JSON
6 21 (9.63%) CSS
7 20 (9.17%) RESTful
7 20 (9.17%) WCF
8 19 (8.72%) HTML5
8 19 (8.72%) SOAP
8 19 (8.72%) Spring
8 19 (8.72%) Spring MVC
9 17 (7.80%) Dojo
9 17 (7.80%) jQuery
10 15 (6.88%) STL
11 14 (6.42%) .NET Framework
12 12 (5.50%) MFC
13 11 (5.05%) REST
14 10 (4.59%) Java EE
14 10 (4.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 43 (19.72%) Computer Science
2 30 (13.76%) Algorithms
3 15 (6.88%) User Experience
4 9 (4.13%) Embedded Systems
5 8 (3.67%) Client/Server
6 7 (3.21%) Internet of Things
7 5 (2.29%) Wiki
8 4 (1.83%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.38%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.38%) Smart Energy
10 2 (0.92%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (0.92%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.46%) ASIC
11 1 (0.46%) Blog
11 1 (0.46%) Fintech
11 1 (0.46%) Grid Computing
11 1 (0.46%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 69 (31.65%) Linux
2 44 (20.18%) Windows
3 16 (7.34%) Embedded Linux
3 16 (7.34%) Unix
4 3 (1.38%) Android
5 1 (0.46%) CentOS
5 1 (0.46%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (98.17%) Software Engineering
2 63 (28.90%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (20.18%) TDD
4 35 (16.06%) OO
5 34 (15.60%) MVC
6 33 (15.14%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (14.68%) Scrum
8 28 (12.84%) Configuration Management
8 28 (12.84%) Multithreading
9 27 (12.39%) Mathematics
9 27 (12.39%) OOP
10 25 (11.47%) SOA
10 25 (11.47%) Web Development
11 21 (9.63%) Customer Requirements
12 19 (8.72%) Requirements Analysis
13 17 (7.80%) OOD
14 16 (7.34%) Software Architecture
15 13 (5.96%) SDLC
16 11 (5.05%) Test Automation
16 11 (5.05%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 124 (56.88%) C++
2 114 (52.29%) C#
3 84 (38.53%) C
4 83 (38.07%) Java
5 73 (33.49%) SQL
6 56 (25.69%) Python
7 55 (25.23%) JavaScript
8 20 (9.17%) Ruby
9 17 (7.80%) Groovy
10 12 (5.50%) Embedded C
10 12 (5.50%) Perl
11 8 (3.67%) Embedded C++
12 6 (2.75%) PHP
13 5 (2.29%) MATLAB
14 4 (1.83%) Bash Shell
15 3 (1.38%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.92%) Bourne shell
16 2 (0.92%) Delphi
16 2 (0.92%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 51 (23.39%) Degree
2 42 (19.27%) Security Cleared
3 19 (8.72%) Computer Science Degree
4 15 (6.88%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.75%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (1.38%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.92%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.92%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.21%) QA
2 1 (0.46%) DO-178B
System Software
1 10 (4.59%) Docker
2 9 (4.13%) Firmware
3 3 (1.38%) NFS
3 3 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.92%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 44 (20.18%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.05%) VMware
3 4 (1.83%) Oracle
4 1 (0.46%) Borland
4 1 (0.46%) F5
4 1 (0.46%) Red Hat
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hook
Spectrum IT
Posted: 7 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Hawk Eye Innovations
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Hampshire
Talent Point
Salary: £20000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Hawk Eye Innovations
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Pole Star Space Applications
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Hampshire
aap3
Salary: £50 - £60 per hour
Posted: 21 days ago