The median annual salary for a Senior Software Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 71 81
Rank change year-on-year +15 +10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 17 17 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.72% 2.10% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.82% 2.14% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 17 17 9
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton. 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
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 602 796 941
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 96.32% 98.39% 99.05%
Number of salaries quoted 552 761 720
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Senior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

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 3 months to 29 March 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 29 March 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 36 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 25 (69.44%) C++
3 24 (66.67%) C#
4 22 (61.11%) Windows
5 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (47.22%) Microsoft
6 17 (47.22%) .NET
6 17 (47.22%) SQL Server
7 15 (41.67%) Multithreading
8 11 (30.56%) Linux
9 10 (27.78%) TDD
9 10 (27.78%) Finance
9 10 (27.78%) Git (software)
9 10 (27.78%) Algorithms
10 9 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (25.00%) WPF
10 9 (25.00%) Python
10 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
11 8 (22.22%) Multithreaded Programming
11 8 (22.22%) SQL
11 8 (22.22%) C
11 8 (22.22%) HTML
11 8 (22.22%) STL
11 8 (22.22%) Client/Server
11 8 (22.22%) OOD
11 8 (22.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 8 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
12 7 (19.44%) Network Security
12 7 (19.44%) WCF
12 7 (19.44%) TCP/IP

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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.78%) Apache
2 1 (2.78%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.78%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (2.78%) Drupal
2 1 (2.78%) IIS
2 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.78%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.56%) SaaS
3 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) Network Security
1 7 (19.44%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.78%) DNS
2 1 (2.78%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) Internet
2 1 (2.78%) LDAP
2 1 (2.78%) SSL
2 1 (2.78%) VoIP
2 1 (2.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (47.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) Big Data
2 2 (5.56%) MySQL
3 1 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.78%) HBase
3 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.78%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 10 (27.78%) Git (software)
2 9 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (19.44%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.78%) Selenium
4 1 (2.78%) Subversion
4 1 (2.78%) Trac
General
1 10 (27.78%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (47.22%) .NET
2 9 (25.00%) WPF
3 8 (22.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 8 (22.22%) HTML
3 8 (22.22%) STL
4 7 (19.44%) CSS
4 7 (19.44%) WCF
4 7 (19.44%) XML
5 5 (13.89%) jQuery
6 3 (8.33%) AngularJS
7 2 (5.56%) HTML5
7 2 (5.56%) Node.js
7 2 (5.56%) REST
8 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
8 1 (2.78%) JSON
8 1 (2.78%) Laravel
8 1 (2.78%) Symfony
8 1 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Algorithms
2 8 (22.22%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.56%) Smart Energy
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.78%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 22 (61.11%) Windows
2 11 (30.56%) Linux
3 5 (13.89%) Unix
4 1 (2.78%) Android
4 1 (2.78%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.78%) VMS
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (41.67%) Multithreading
4 10 (27.78%) TDD
5 8 (22.22%) Multithreaded Programming
5 8 (22.22%) OOD
6 7 (19.44%) OO
7 6 (16.67%) Configuration Management
8 2 (5.56%) Machine Learning
8 2 (5.56%) OOP
8 2 (5.56%) Scrum
8 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.78%) BDD
9 1 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.78%) Kanban
9 1 (2.78%) OO PHP
9 1 (2.78%) Open Source
9 1 (2.78%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (2.78%) Signal Processing
9 1 (2.78%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 25 (69.44%) C++
2 24 (66.67%) C#
3 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (25.00%) Python
4 8 (22.22%) C
4 8 (22.22%) SQL
5 5 (13.89%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.56%) Java
6 2 (5.56%) PHP
6 2 (5.56%) Ruby
7 1 (2.78%) Go
7 1 (2.78%) Perl
7 1 (2.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
1 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) Firmware
2 1 (2.78%) Docker
2 1 (2.78%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) FreeIPA
1 1 (2.78%) Nagios
1 1 (2.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (47.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.78%) Cloudera
2 1 (2.78%) Hortonworks
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle
2 1 (2.78%) Zend
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