Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

Senior Software Engineer
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 91 88
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 35 24 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.44% 1.79% 2.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.52% 1.85% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 32 25 32
Southampton median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £43,200 £45,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £62,500 £61,250
Hampshire median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% +10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton. 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
Southampton
Permanent vacancies in Southampton with a recognized job title 1391 1300 1341
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.87% 97.16% 98.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1274 1162 1200
Southampton median annual salary £37,500 £41,500 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.64% +1.84% +8.67%
10th Percentile £22,500 £24,275 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,750 £61,250
Hampshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +6.25%

Senior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Engineer in Southampton

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for Senior Software Engineer in Southampton

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in Southampton over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Software Engineer in Southampton

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Senior 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 Southampton region featuring Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

1 35 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 33 (94.29%) C#
3 20 (57.14%) WPF
4 15 (42.86%) .NET
5 14 (40.00%) OOP
6 13 (37.14%) OO
6 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
6 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
6 13 (37.14%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (31.43%) .NET Framework
8 10 (28.57%) Test Automation
9 9 (25.71%) Use Case
10 8 (22.86%) SQL
11 7 (20.00%) C++
12 6 (17.14%) Retail
13 5 (14.29%) CruiseControl
13 5 (14.29%) Subversion
13 5 (14.29%) Multithreading
13 5 (14.29%) Hudson
13 5 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 5 (14.29%) STL
13 5 (14.29%) XML
13 5 (14.29%) Windows
13 5 (14.29%) Bugzilla
13 5 (14.29%) MFC
13 5 (14.29%) Client/Server
13 5 (14.29%) Algorithms
13 5 (14.29%) Issue Tracking
13 5 (14.29%) Multithreaded Programming
14 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Bugzilla
1 5 (14.29%) CruiseControl
1 5 (14.29%) Hudson
1 5 (14.29%) Subversion
1 5 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (17.14%) Retail
2 2 (5.71%) Electronics
3 1 (2.86%) Back Office
3 1 (2.86%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (57.14%) WPF
2 15 (42.86%) .NET
3 11 (31.43%) .NET Framework
4 5 (14.29%) MFC
4 5 (14.29%) STL
4 5 (14.29%) XML
5 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET
5 3 (8.57%) Ember.js
6 2 (5.71%) JSON
6 2 (5.71%) REST
7 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (2.86%) CSS
7 1 (2.86%) CSS3
7 1 (2.86%) HTML
7 1 (2.86%) HTML5
7 1 (2.86%) Node.js
7 1 (2.86%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Algorithms
1 5 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.71%) Internet of Things
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) EPoS
3 1 (2.86%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (5.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (40.00%) OOP
3 13 (37.14%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (37.14%) OO
4 10 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 9 (25.71%) Use Case
6 5 (14.29%) Issue Tracking
6 5 (14.29%) Multithreaded Programming
6 5 (14.29%) Multithreading
7 3 (8.57%) Mathematics
8 2 (5.71%) Data Management
9 1 (2.86%) BDD
9 1 (2.86%) MVC
9 1 (2.86%) Physics
9 1 (2.86%) TDD
9 1 (2.86%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (94.29%) C#
2 8 (22.86%) SQL
3 7 (20.00%) C++
4 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.71%) C
5 2 (5.71%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
1 1 (2.86%) PhD
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) Google
2 1 (2.86%) Twitter