Period
to 15 August 2018

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 6 months to 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 39 41
Rank change year-on-year +8 +2 -8
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 53 49 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 8.77% 6.74% 4.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.19% 7.45% 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 33 43 23
Portsmouth median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% -18.18% +15.79%
10th Percentile £25,050 £27,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £72,500
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Portsmouth
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 577 658 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 95.53% 90.51% 91.01%
Number of salaries quoted 467 577 456
Portsmouth median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £56,875
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth.

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 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 27 (50.94%) C#
2 26 (49.06%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (45.28%) JavaScript
3 24 (45.28%) SQL
4 22 (41.51%) .NET
5 21 (39.62%) SQL Server
6 18 (33.96%) HTML
7 17 (32.08%) CSS
7 17 (32.08%) Degree
8 16 (30.19%) Java
8 16 (30.19%) SC Cleared
8 16 (30.19%) Security Cleared
9 15 (28.30%) Git (software)
9 15 (28.30%) C
9 15 (28.30%) JIRA
9 15 (28.30%) jQuery
10 14 (26.42%) Web Services
10 14 (26.42%) HTML5
11 13 (24.53%) Python
12 12 (22.64%) Web Development
13 11 (20.75%) AngularJS
13 11 (20.75%) Problem-Solving
14 10 (18.87%) Cucumber
14 10 (18.87%) Test Automation
14 10 (18.87%) Requirements Analysis
14 10 (18.87%) Windows
14 10 (18.87%) Linux
15 9 (16.98%) Visual Studio
15 9 (16.98%) MySQL
15 9 (16.98%) Regression Testing

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 6 (11.32%) NServiceBus
2 1 (1.89%) Apache
2 1 (1.89%) Drupal
2 1 (1.89%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.89%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.66%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) HTTP
1 1 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (39.62%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.98%) MySQL
3 4 (7.55%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.66%) RDBMS
4 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (3.77%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (28.30%) Git (software)
1 15 (28.30%) JIRA
2 10 (18.87%) Cucumber
3 9 (16.98%) Eclipse
3 9 (16.98%) Jenkins
3 9 (16.98%) JMeter
3 9 (16.98%) Robot Framework
3 9 (16.98%) Selenium
3 9 (16.98%) SoapUI
3 9 (16.98%) Visual Studio
3 9 (16.98%) WebDriver
4 8 (15.09%) JIRA Agile
5 6 (11.32%) Moq
5 6 (11.32%) NUnit
6 5 (9.43%) Subversion
7 4 (7.55%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (5.66%) LabVIEW
9 1 (1.89%) IntelliJ
9 1 (1.89%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.89%) RSpec
General
1 6 (11.32%) Aerospace
2 5 (9.43%) Retail
3 4 (7.55%) Avionics
4 2 (3.77%) Military
5 1 (1.89%) Electronics
5 1 (1.89%) Marketing
5 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (37.74%) Software Engineer
2 19 (35.85%) Developer
3 16 (30.19%) Software Developer
4 12 (22.64%) .NET Developer
5 11 (20.75%) C# Developer
6 10 (18.87%) .NET Software Developer
6 10 (18.87%) Test Engineer
7 9 (16.98%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (16.98%) C# Software Developer
7 9 (16.98%) Test Automation Engineer
8 8 (15.09%) JIRA Engineer
8 8 (15.09%) Senior Developer
8 8 (15.09%) Senior Software Developer
9 6 (11.32%) C# GUI Developer
9 6 (11.32%) React Developer
9 6 (11.32%) Senior .NET Software Developer
9 6 (11.32%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 6 (11.32%) Senior C# Software Developer
9 6 (11.32%) Senior GUI Developer
9 6 (11.32%) Senior React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (41.51%) .NET
2 18 (33.96%) HTML
3 17 (32.08%) CSS
4 15 (28.30%) jQuery
5 14 (26.42%) HTML5
5 14 (26.42%) Web Services
6 11 (20.75%) AngularJS
7 9 (16.98%) CSS3
7 9 (16.98%) Gherkin
8 8 (15.09%) React
8 8 (15.09%) WebSockets
9 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET
9 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 5 (9.43%) Autofac
9 5 (9.43%) Dapper ORM
9 5 (9.43%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (9.43%) NHibernate
9 5 (9.43%) Spring.NET
10 3 (5.66%) .NET Framework
10 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.43%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.66%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.89%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.89%) Social Media
6 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.87%) Linux
1 10 (18.87%) Windows
2 2 (3.77%) Android
2 2 (3.77%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.77%) Unix
3 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.89%) Windows NT
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (49.06%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (22.64%) Web Development
3 11 (20.75%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (18.87%) Requirements Analysis
4 10 (18.87%) Test Automation
5 9 (16.98%) Kanban
5 9 (16.98%) Manual Testing
5 9 (16.98%) Open Source
5 9 (16.98%) Regression Testing
5 9 (16.98%) Scenario Testing
5 9 (16.98%) Software Testing
6 8 (15.09%) Cybersecurity
6 8 (15.09%) E-Commerce
6 8 (15.09%) Mentoring
6 8 (15.09%) Multithreading
6 8 (15.09%) MVC
6 8 (15.09%) SDLC
6 8 (15.09%) TDD
7 6 (11.32%) SOLID
7 6 (11.32%) UML
Programming Languages
1 27 (50.94%) C#
2 24 (45.28%) JavaScript
2 24 (45.28%) SQL
3 16 (30.19%) Java
4 15 (28.30%) C
5 13 (24.53%) Python
6 9 (16.98%) TypeScript
7 5 (9.43%) C++
7 5 (9.43%) VB
8 4 (7.55%) T-SQL
9 3 (5.66%) MATLAB
10 2 (3.77%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.89%) Ada
11 1 (1.89%) Ada 95
11 1 (1.89%) Java 8
11 1 (1.89%) PHP
11 1 (1.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (32.08%) Degree
2 16 (30.19%) SC Cleared
2 16 (30.19%) Security Cleared
3 5 (9.43%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.21%) QA
2 4 (7.55%) MISRA
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Firmware
2 1 (1.89%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Ansible
1 1 (1.89%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (5.66%) Google
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.77%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.89%) IBM
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle