The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Portsmouth during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
Hampshire / Portsmouth
Rank 33 35 52
Rank change year-on-year +2 +17  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 18 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 5.68% 4.58% 1.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.83% 4.78% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 6
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +15.15%  
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 Portsmouth. 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
Portsmouth
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 309 251 308
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 97.48% 95.80% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 268 235 287
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Portsmouth

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Portsmouth

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Portsmouth over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Portsmouth

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Portsmouth region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 34 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 28 (82.35%) C
3 22 (64.71%) Java
3 22 (64.71%) TDD
4 21 (61.76%) Military
4 21 (61.76%) JavaScript
4 21 (61.76%) HTML
5 20 (58.82%) SOAP
5 20 (58.82%) XML
5 20 (58.82%) SOA
5 20 (58.82%) Configuration Management
5 20 (58.82%) MVC
5 20 (58.82%) Spring
5 20 (58.82%) JSON
5 20 (58.82%) Spring MVC
6 18 (52.94%) Security Cleared
7 16 (47.06%) Selenium
8 15 (44.12%) Dojo
8 15 (44.12%) Requirements Analysis
8 15 (44.12%) Groovy
8 15 (44.12%) RESTful
8 15 (44.12%) QUnit
8 15 (44.12%) Maven
8 15 (44.12%) Ant
8 15 (44.12%) Customer Requirements
9 14 (41.18%) C++
10 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (23.53%) Linux
11 7 (20.59%) Oracle
11 7 (20.59%) Embedded C

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 1 (2.94%) Apache Spark
1 1 (2.94%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (2.94%) IIS
1 1 (2.94%) OpenROAD
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.94%) IaaS
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Software-Defined Radio
1 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.94%) Big Data
2 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.94%) HBase
2 1 (2.94%) Ingres
2 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 16 (47.06%) Selenium
2 15 (44.12%) Ant
2 15 (44.12%) Maven
2 15 (44.12%) QUnit
3 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (61.76%) Military
2 2 (5.88%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (61.76%) HTML
2 20 (58.82%) JSON
2 20 (58.82%) SOAP
2 20 (58.82%) Spring
2 20 (58.82%) Spring MVC
2 20 (58.82%) XML
3 15 (44.12%) Dojo
3 15 (44.12%) RESTful
4 5 (14.71%) CSS
4 5 (14.71%) Hibernate
4 5 (14.71%) REST
4 5 (14.71%) Web Services
5 2 (5.88%) Qt
6 1 (2.94%) .NET
6 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.94%) OGRE
6 1 (2.94%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 5 (14.71%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.94%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Linux
2 5 (14.71%) Embedded Linux
2 5 (14.71%) Solaris
2 5 (14.71%) Unix
3 2 (5.88%) Windows
4 1 (2.94%) Android
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 22 (64.71%) TDD
3 20 (58.82%) Configuration Management
3 20 (58.82%) MVC
3 20 (58.82%) SOA
4 15 (44.12%) Customer Requirements
4 15 (44.12%) Requirements Analysis
5 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (17.65%) OO
6 6 (17.65%) Unit Testing
7 5 (14.71%) Regression Testing
8 4 (11.76%) Front End Development
8 4 (11.76%) Web Development
9 1 (2.94%) Automated Testing
9 1 (2.94%) Data Management
9 1 (2.94%) Fault Analysis
9 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
9 1 (2.94%) Physics
9 1 (2.94%) Refactoring
9 1 (2.94%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 28 (82.35%) C
2 22 (64.71%) Java
3 21 (61.76%) JavaScript
4 15 (44.12%) Groovy
5 14 (41.18%) C++
6 7 (20.59%) Embedded C
7 5 (14.71%) Embedded C++
8 3 (8.82%) C#
9 2 (5.88%) Python
9 2 (5.88%) Ruby
9 2 (5.88%) Scala
10 1 (2.94%) Go
10 1 (2.94%) SQL
10 1 (2.94%) VC++
Qualifications
1 18 (52.94%) Security Cleared
2 7 (20.59%) Degree
3 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Firmware
1 1 (2.94%) HDFS
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Oracle
2 1 (2.94%) Cloudera
2 1 (2.94%) Hortonworks
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
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