Period
to 22 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £43,000 in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 69 82
Rank change year-on-year +24 +13 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 390 246 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 5.65% 4.00% 3.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.84% 4.13% 3.65%
Number of salaries quoted 330 222 224
Hampshire median annual salary £43,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.47% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,125 £32,500 £30,125
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £60,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% +5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. 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
Hampshire
Permanent vacancies in Hampshire with a recognized job title 6,675 5,958 6,855
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.66% 96.85% 97.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5,730 5,039 5,964
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £63,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 22 January 2018.

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 22 January 2018. 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 +8 173 £33,750 -31.12% 14
Fareham +19 71 £45,000 - 6
Basingstoke +22 45 £50,000 -9.09% 5
Farnborough -6 44 £55,000 +10.00% 6
Portsmouth -24 20 £41,250 +3.13% 6
Winchester -13 5 £30,000 -42.86%
Hook - 4 £50,000 -
Fleet - 3 £45,000 - 1
Romsey 0 2 - - 3
Waterlooville - 2 £42,500 - 3
Andover -7 1 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Yateley - 1 £45,000 -
Eastleigh - 1 £47,500 -
Havant - 1 - - 1
Software Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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.

1 388 (99.49%) Software Engineering
2 211 (54.10%) C++
3 176 (45.13%) C#
4 149 (38.21%) Linux
5 131 (33.59%) C
5 131 (33.59%) Degree
6 125 (32.05%) SQL
7 123 (31.54%) Computer Science
8 106 (27.18%) Java
9 98 (25.13%) .NET
10 86 (22.05%) Agile Software Development
11 77 (19.74%) SQL Server
11 77 (19.74%) Computer Science Degree
12 76 (19.49%) OOP
12 76 (19.49%) Windows
13 60 (15.38%) Python
13 60 (15.38%) Multithreading
14 57 (14.62%) JavaScript
15 53 (13.59%) OO
16 46 (11.79%) .NET Framework
17 45 (11.54%) Microsoft
18 44 (11.28%) WPF
19 37 (9.49%) Continuous Integration
20 35 (8.97%) TCP/IP
21 33 (8.46%) Embedded Linux
21 33 (8.46%) Unix
22 30 (7.69%) Embedded C
23 29 (7.44%) Scrum
24 28 (7.18%) PostgreSQL
25 27 (6.92%) TDD

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 14 (3.59%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (3.08%) OpenStack
3 6 (1.54%) JBoss
4 5 (1.28%) Apache Pig
4 5 (1.28%) SAS
4 5 (1.28%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.26%) Confluence
5 1 (0.26%) GeoServer
5 1 (0.26%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.64%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (5.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.56%) SaaS
4 4 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.77%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 35 (8.97%) TCP/IP
2 17 (4.36%) Network Security
3 10 (2.56%) DHCP
4 6 (1.54%) HTTP
5 5 (1.28%) SNMP
6 4 (1.03%) AMQP
6 4 (1.03%) CTI
7 3 (0.77%) FTP
7 3 (0.77%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.51%) Firewall
8 2 (0.51%) VLAN
8 2 (0.51%) VPN
9 1 (0.26%) SMS
9 1 (0.26%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (19.74%) SQL Server
2 28 (7.18%) PostgreSQL
3 22 (5.64%) NoSQL
4 19 (4.87%) MongoDB
5 18 (4.62%) MySQL
6 11 (2.82%) MariaDB
7 5 (1.28%) Apache Hive
7 5 (1.28%) Big Data
7 5 (1.28%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.28%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.26%) InfluxDB
8 1 (0.26%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.26%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (4.36%) Subversion
2 16 (4.10%) Visual Studio
3 13 (3.33%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.28%) LabVIEW
5 4 (1.03%) Bugzilla
5 4 (1.03%) CruiseControl
5 4 (1.03%) Hudson
5 4 (1.03%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.03%) Mercurial
5 4 (1.03%) Selenium
5 4 (1.03%) Vagrant
5 4 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (1.03%) WiX
6 3 (0.77%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (0.77%) Redmine
6 3 (0.77%) webpack
7 2 (0.51%) JIRA
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.26%) StarTeam
8 1 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (6.67%) Retail
2 21 (5.38%) Telecoms
3 19 (4.87%) Electronics
4 15 (3.85%) Finance
5 8 (2.05%) Games
6 6 (1.54%) Banking
6 6 (1.54%) Military
7 5 (1.28%) Automotive
7 5 (1.28%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.03%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.77%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.51%) Back Office
10 2 (0.51%) Law
11 1 (0.26%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (25.13%) .NET
2 46 (11.79%) .NET Framework
3 44 (11.28%) WPF
4 24 (6.15%) HTML
5 22 (5.64%) ASP.NET
6 21 (5.38%) AngularJS
7 19 (4.87%) XML
8 18 (4.62%) Qt
9 17 (4.36%) MFC
10 16 (4.10%) WCF
11 15 (3.85%) Java EE
12 13 (3.33%) HTML5
12 13 (3.33%) React
13 11 (2.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 11 (2.82%) CSS
14 9 (2.31%) Spring
14 9 (2.31%) Spring Boot
15 8 (2.05%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (2.05%) jQuery
16 7 (1.79%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 123 (31.54%) Computer Science
2 23 (5.90%) Greenfield Project
3 21 (5.38%) Embedded Systems
4 14 (3.59%) Algorithms
5 11 (2.82%) User Experience
6 9 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.79%) EPoS
8 6 (1.54%) Device Driver
9 5 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (1.03%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.03%) Fintech
10 4 (1.03%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.03%) Robotics
11 3 (0.77%) ASIC
11 3 (0.77%) Infotainment
12 2 (0.51%) Arduino
12 2 (0.51%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.51%) Raspberry Pi
13 1 (0.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 149 (38.21%) Linux
2 76 (19.49%) Windows
3 33 (8.46%) Embedded Linux
3 33 (8.46%) Unix
4 8 (2.05%) Android
5 4 (1.03%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.77%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.51%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 388 (99.49%) Software Engineering
2 86 (22.05%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (19.49%) OOP
4 60 (15.38%) Multithreading
5 53 (13.59%) OO
6 37 (9.49%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (7.44%) Scrum
8 27 (6.92%) OOD
8 27 (6.92%) TDD
9 26 (6.67%) Embedded Software Development
10 23 (5.90%) Digital Signal Processing
10 23 (5.90%) Signal Processing
11 22 (5.64%) Machine Learning
12 18 (4.62%) Incident Management
12 18 (4.62%) Use Case
13 17 (4.36%) Test Automation
14 16 (4.10%) Mathematics
15 15 (3.85%) Continuous Delivery
16 14 (3.59%) Physics
16 14 (3.59%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 211 (54.10%) C++
2 176 (45.13%) C#
3 131 (33.59%) C
4 125 (32.05%) SQL
5 106 (27.18%) Java
6 60 (15.38%) Python
7 57 (14.62%) JavaScript
8 30 (7.69%) Embedded C
9 24 (6.15%) Embedded C++
10 15 (3.85%) Ruby
11 13 (3.33%) VC++
12 12 (3.08%) Assembly Language
13 10 (2.56%) Perl
14 4 (1.03%) Bourne shell
14 4 (1.03%) TypeScript
15 3 (0.77%) MATLAB
16 2 (0.51%) Ada
16 2 (0.51%) VB.NET
17 1 (0.26%) PHP
17 1 (0.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 131 (33.59%) Degree
2 77 (19.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (6.41%) Security Cleared
4 10 (2.56%) DV Cleared
5 9 (2.31%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.79%) PhD
7 2 (0.51%) HND
8 1 (0.26%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.82%) QA
2 2 (0.51%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.26%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.54%) Firmware
3 5 (1.28%) Apache Flume
3 5 (1.28%) Docker
3 5 (1.28%) HDFS
4 3 (0.77%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (1.28%) Oozie
2 3 (0.77%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 45 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 18 (4.62%) VMware
3 12 (3.08%) Google
4 8 (2.05%) Oracle
5 5 (1.28%) SAP
6 2 (0.51%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.26%) Atmel
7 1 (0.26%) EMC
7 1 (0.26%) Perforce
7 1 (0.26%) Twitter