The median annual salary for a Senior Software Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 3 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 77 70
Rank change year-on-year +18 -7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 11 6 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.97% 0.81% 1.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.03% 0.82% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 13
Median salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 543 728 759
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 97.49% 97.98% 98.96%
Number of salaries quoted 499 683 603
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,500 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 24 June 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 24 June 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 29 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 23 (79.31%) C++
3 22 (75.86%) C#
4 17 (58.62%) Windows
5 14 (48.28%) Multithreading
6 13 (44.83%) .NET
7 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
7 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
7 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (37.93%) XML
8 11 (37.93%) SQL
9 9 (31.03%) Algorithms
10 8 (27.59%) C
10 8 (27.59%) OOD
11 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
11 7 (24.14%) Linux
11 7 (24.14%) Python
11 7 (24.14%) Client/Server
11 7 (24.14%) STL
11 7 (24.14%) Visual Studio
11 7 (24.14%) Network Security
11 7 (24.14%) WCF
11 7 (24.14%) Multithreaded Programming
11 7 (24.14%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
12 6 (20.69%) OO
12 6 (20.69%) Finance
13 5 (17.24%) Electronics
13 5 (17.24%) TDD

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 7 (24.14%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) Network Security
1 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.45%) 2G
2 1 (3.45%) 3G
2 1 (3.45%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Big Data
2 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Visual Studio
2 4 (13.79%) Bugzilla
2 4 (13.79%) CruiseControl
2 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.79%) Hudson
2 4 (13.79%) Subversion
2 4 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (13.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (44.83%) .NET
2 11 (37.93%) XML
3 7 (24.14%) STL
3 7 (24.14%) WCF
4 5 (17.24%) CSS
4 5 (17.24%) HTML
4 5 (17.24%) REST
4 5 (17.24%) WPF
5 4 (13.79%) MFC
6 3 (10.34%) AngularJS
6 3 (10.34%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 3 (10.34%) jQuery
6 3 (10.34%) JSON
7 2 (6.90%) HTML5
7 2 (6.90%) Node.js
7 2 (6.90%) Web Services
8 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
8 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
8 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (3.45%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Algorithms
2 7 (24.14%) Client/Server
3 3 (10.34%) Internet of Things
3 3 (10.34%) Smart Energy
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.45%) Fintech
4 1 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 17 (58.62%) Windows
2 7 (24.14%) Linux
3 4 (13.79%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (10.34%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (48.28%) Multithreading
3 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (27.59%) OOD
5 7 (24.14%) Multithreaded Programming
6 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (20.69%) OO
7 5 (17.24%) TDD
8 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
8 4 (13.79%) Issue Tracking
8 4 (13.79%) Mathematics
9 3 (10.34%) Machine Learning
9 3 (10.34%) OOP
10 2 (6.90%) UML
11 1 (3.45%) B2B
11 1 (3.45%) MVC
11 1 (3.45%) Project Management
11 1 (3.45%) Quality Management
11 1 (3.45%) Security Management
11 1 (3.45%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (79.31%) C++
2 22 (75.86%) C#
3 11 (37.93%) SQL
4 8 (27.59%) C
5 7 (24.14%) Python
6 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
7 3 (10.34%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.45%) Embedded C
8 1 (3.45%) Embedded C++
8 1 (3.45%) Java
8 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Firmware
2 1 (3.45%) Docker
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
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