The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Hampshire / Portsmouth
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 33 38
Rank change year-on-year +2 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 27 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 7.54% 6.10% 4.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.46% 6.82% 5.14%
Number of salaries quoted 26 15 8
Median salary £45,000 £55,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +46.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £35,700 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £76,000 £44,350
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

Software Engineering is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Portsmouth
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 319 220 253
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 89.11% 89.43% 86.64%
Number of salaries quoted 293 206 215
Median salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Portsmouth citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Portsmouth

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Portsmouth

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Portsmouth over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Portsmouth region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 35 (58.33%) Java
2 30 (50.00%) HTML
3 29 (48.33%) JavaScript
3 29 (48.33%) MVC
3 29 (48.33%) Security Cleared
4 27 (45.00%) SOA
5 25 (41.67%) Selenium
6 24 (40.00%) TDD
6 24 (40.00%) XML
7 23 (38.33%) C
7 23 (38.33%) Military
8 22 (36.67%) Spring
8 22 (36.67%) JSON
8 22 (36.67%) SOAP
8 22 (36.67%) Configuration Management
8 22 (36.67%) Spring MVC
9 20 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
10 19 (31.67%) Maven
10 19 (31.67%) Ant
10 19 (31.67%) Dojo
10 19 (31.67%) Groovy
10 19 (31.67%) RESTful
10 19 (31.67%) QUnit
10 19 (31.67%) Customer Requirements
11 18 (30.00%) C#
12 17 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (18.33%) Test Automation
14 10 (16.67%) CSS
14 10 (16.67%) Ruby
14 10 (16.67%) Degree

Software Engineering
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 5 (8.33%) NServiceBus
2 1 (1.67%) OpenROAD
2 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) IaaS
1 1 (1.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) Firewall
1 3 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (1.67%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 5 (8.33%) Redis
3 4 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.33%) Geospatial Data
4 2 (3.33%) GIS
5 1 (1.67%) Ingres
5 1 (1.67%) MySQL
5 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 25 (41.67%) Selenium
2 19 (31.67%) Ant
2 19 (31.67%) Maven
2 19 (31.67%) QUnit
3 6 (10.00%) NUnit
4 5 (8.33%) Moq
5 2 (3.33%) Subversion
6 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.67%) Xcode
General
1 23 (38.33%) Military
2 5 (8.33%) Back Office
2 5 (8.33%) Retail
3 3 (5.00%) Marketing
4 1 (1.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (53.33%) Software Engineer
2 18 (30.00%) Lead Software Engineer
3 12 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 11 (18.33%) Developer
5 9 (15.00%) JavaScript Engineer
6 8 (13.33%) Java Engineer
6 8 (13.33%) Java Software Engineer
6 8 (13.33%) Lead Developer
7 7 (11.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 7 (11.67%) JavaScript Developer
7 7 (11.67%) Lead Software Developer
7 7 (11.67%) Software Developer
8 6 (10.00%) Analyst
8 6 (10.00%) Software Analyst
8 6 (10.00%) Software Test Analyst
8 6 (10.00%) Test Analyst
9 5 (8.33%) .NET Software Engineer
10 4 (6.67%) HTML Developer
10 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
10 4 (6.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (50.00%) HTML
2 24 (40.00%) XML
3 22 (36.67%) JSON
3 22 (36.67%) SOAP
3 22 (36.67%) Spring
3 22 (36.67%) Spring MVC
4 19 (31.67%) Dojo
4 19 (31.67%) RESTful
5 10 (16.67%) CSS
6 7 (11.67%) .NET
7 5 (8.33%) Hibernate
7 5 (8.33%) HTML5
7 5 (8.33%) Web Services
8 3 (5.00%) J2EE
8 3 (5.00%) jQuery
8 3 (5.00%) REST
9 2 (3.33%) Ajax
9 2 (3.33%) Java EE
9 2 (3.33%) JPA
9 2 (3.33%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.33%) Wiki
3 2 (3.33%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.67%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.00%) Windows
2 5 (8.33%) Linux
3 4 (6.67%) Unix
4 3 (5.00%) Solaris
5 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.67%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (48.33%) MVC
2 27 (45.00%) SOA
3 24 (40.00%) TDD
4 22 (36.67%) Configuration Management
5 20 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
6 19 (31.67%) Customer Requirements
7 17 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (18.33%) Test Automation
9 9 (15.00%) OOP
9 9 (15.00%) Regression Testing
9 9 (15.00%) Scrum
9 9 (15.00%) SDLC
10 8 (13.33%) Project Management
10 8 (13.33%) Web Development
11 7 (11.67%) Unit Testing
12 6 (10.00%) Mentoring
12 6 (10.00%) OO
12 6 (10.00%) Scenario Testing
12 6 (10.00%) Test Scripting
12 6 (10.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (58.33%) Java
2 29 (48.33%) JavaScript
3 23 (38.33%) C
4 19 (31.67%) Groovy
5 18 (30.00%) C#
6 10 (16.67%) Ruby
7 8 (13.33%) SQL
8 7 (11.67%) C++
8 7 (11.67%) Python
9 1 (1.67%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.67%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.67%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.67%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.67%) PHP
9 1 (1.67%) Scala
9 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (48.33%) Security Cleared
2 10 (16.67%) Degree
3 8 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 6 (10.00%) ISEB
4 6 (10.00%) ISTQB
5 3 (5.00%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (1.67%) Apple
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