Period
to 20 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Portsmouth during the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

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

Software Engineer
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 39 54
Rank change year-on-year -26 +15 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 18 37 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 2.73% 6.03% 4.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.74% 6.09% 4.52%
Number of salaries quoted 17 36 28
Portsmouth median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -15.79% +5.56%
10th Percentile £24,250 £25,000 £30,125
90th Percentile £56,250 £56,250 £54,000
Hampshire median annual salary £44,250 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -9.69% +8.89% +12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth. 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
Portsmouth
Permanent vacancies in Portsmouth with a recognized job title 656 608 708
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 99.54% 99.02% 97.39%
Number of salaries quoted 556 563 644
Portsmouth median annual salary £41,625 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.06% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £23,250 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £58,750
Hampshire median annual salary £41,000 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -3.53% +6.25%

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

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

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 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Portsmouth

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Portsmouth region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) C
4 7 (38.89%) C++
4 7 (38.89%) OO
4 7 (38.89%) OOD
5 6 (33.33%) C#
5 6 (33.33%) Degree
5 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
6 5 (27.78%) QA
7 4 (22.22%) Robotics
7 4 (22.22%) TDD
7 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 4 (22.22%) Linux
7 4 (22.22%) Embedded C
7 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
7 4 (22.22%) Qt
7 4 (22.22%) Mercurial
7 4 (22.22%) BDD
7 4 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (16.67%) Algorithms
8 3 (16.67%) Redmine
8 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
8 3 (16.67%) Java
8 3 (16.67%) Firmware
8 3 (16.67%) Unix
8 3 (16.67%) SQL
8 3 (16.67%) Subversion
8 3 (16.67%) Scrum
8 3 (16.67%) Electronics

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 (5.56%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 4 (22.22%) Mercurial
2 3 (16.67%) Redmine
2 3 (16.67%) Subversion
3 2 (11.11%) JIRA
3 2 (11.11%) LabVIEW
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (16.67%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Automotive
2 1 (5.56%) Games
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Qt
2 2 (11.11%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) CSS
2 2 (11.11%) jQuery
2 2 (11.11%) Middleware
2 2 (11.11%) React
2 2 (11.11%) React Native
2 2 (11.11%) WPF
3 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.56%) Ajax
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) LESS
3 1 (5.56%) QML
3 1 (5.56%) Qt Quick
3 1 (5.56%) Sass
3 1 (5.56%) WCF
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (22.22%) Robotics
3 3 (16.67%) Algorithms
4 2 (11.11%) ASIC
5 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Unix
3 2 (11.11%) Android
3 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) OO
3 7 (38.89%) OOD
4 4 (22.22%) BDD
4 4 (22.22%) TDD
5 3 (16.67%) Mathematics
5 3 (16.67%) Scrum
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (11.11%) MVC
6 2 (11.11%) Open Source
7 1 (5.56%) Android Development
7 1 (5.56%) Cross-Platform Development
7 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
7 1 (5.56%) iOS Development
7 1 (5.56%) Mobile Development
7 1 (5.56%) MVVM
7 1 (5.56%) Network Architecture
7 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
7 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) C
2 7 (38.89%) C++
3 6 (33.33%) C#
4 4 (22.22%) Embedded C
4 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 3 (16.67%) Java
5 3 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (11.11%) MATLAB
6 2 (11.11%) Python
7 1 (5.56%) Embedded C++
7 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Degree
2 4 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) QA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Perforce