The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 12 14
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 97 114 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 15.67% 13.80% 12.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.73% 17.01% 14.67%
Number of salaries quoted 93 113 100
Median salary £44,000 £44,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.40% +10.00%  

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 Southampton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 547 670 784
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 88.37% 81.11% 85.87%
Number of salaries quoted 500 631 617
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £72,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Southampton

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Southampton over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 94 (53.41%) C++
2 89 (50.57%) C#
3 82 (46.59%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (31.82%) Windows
5 49 (27.84%) Linux
5 49 (27.84%) .NET
6 47 (26.70%) SQL
7 44 (25.00%) Python
8 43 (24.43%) SQL Server
9 42 (23.86%) OOP
10 41 (23.30%) OO
10 41 (23.30%) Java
11 39 (22.16%) JavaScript
11 39 (22.16%) Degree
12 37 (21.02%) HTML
12 37 (21.02%) Microsoft
13 36 (20.45%) CSS
13 36 (20.45%) MVC
14 33 (18.75%) Computer Science
14 33 (18.75%) Git (software)
15 32 (18.18%) Multithreading
15 32 (18.18%) PHP
16 31 (17.61%) C
16 31 (17.61%) Scrum
17 30 (17.05%) jQuery
17 30 (17.05%) WCF
18 27 (15.34%) Docker
19 26 (14.77%) AngularJS
19 26 (14.77%) WPF
19 26 (14.77%) Subversion

Software Engineering
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 17 (9.66%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (2.84%) Drupal
3 4 (2.27%) Apache
3 4 (2.27%) nginx
4 3 (1.70%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.14%) CMS
5 2 (1.14%) IIS
6 1 (0.57%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.52%) SaaS
2 6 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.70%) Office 365
4 2 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.57%) IaaS
5 1 (0.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.23%) TCP/IP
2 17 (9.66%) Network Security
3 5 (2.84%) Internet
4 4 (2.27%) DNS
4 4 (2.27%) Firewall
4 4 (2.27%) LDAP
4 4 (2.27%) SSL
4 4 (2.27%) VoIP
4 4 (2.27%) VPN
5 2 (1.14%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.57%) 2G
6 1 (0.57%) 3G
6 1 (0.57%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (24.43%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.68%) MySQL
3 9 (5.11%) Big Data
4 8 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (4.55%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.98%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (3.98%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.27%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.70%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.57%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 33 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 26 (14.77%) Subversion
3 18 (10.23%) Visual Studio
4 15 (8.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (6.25%) Trac
6 10 (5.68%) Jenkins
7 9 (5.11%) Bugzilla
8 8 (4.55%) Selenium
9 7 (3.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (2.27%) HP UFT
11 3 (1.70%) Eclipse
11 3 (1.70%) JUnit
12 2 (1.14%) CruiseControl
12 2 (1.14%) Cucumber
12 2 (1.14%) Hudson
12 2 (1.14%) Vagrant
12 2 (1.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 1 (0.57%) SoapUI
General
1 21 (11.93%) Electronics
2 15 (8.52%) Finance
3 5 (2.84%) Automotive
4 1 (0.57%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.57%) Back Office
4 1 (0.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 100 (56.82%) Software Engineer
2 41 (23.30%) Developer
3 36 (20.45%) Senior Software Engineer
4 29 (16.48%) C++ Software Engineer
5 22 (12.50%) Lead Software Engineer
6 19 (10.80%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
7 18 (10.23%) C# Software Engineer
8 16 (9.09%) Software Developer
9 15 (8.52%) Senior Developer
10 13 (7.39%) C# Developer
11 11 (6.25%) .NET Developer
11 11 (6.25%) PHP Developer
11 11 (6.25%) Technical Leader
12 10 (5.68%) Graduate
12 10 (5.68%) PHP Software Engineer
12 10 (5.68%) Windows Engineer
13 9 (5.11%) ASP.NET Developer
13 9 (5.11%) Senior C# Software Engineer
13 9 (5.11%) Senior Windows Engineer
14 8 (4.55%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (27.84%) .NET
2 37 (21.02%) HTML
3 36 (20.45%) CSS
4 30 (17.05%) jQuery
4 30 (17.05%) WCF
5 26 (14.77%) AngularJS
5 26 (14.77%) WPF
6 25 (14.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 24 (13.64%) HTML5
8 22 (12.50%) XML
9 19 (10.80%) LAMP
10 17 (9.66%) ASP.NET
11 16 (9.09%) Web Services
12 15 (8.52%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (5.68%) JSON
13 10 (5.68%) Node.js
13 10 (5.68%) Symfony
14 9 (5.11%) STL
15 8 (4.55%) REST
15 8 (4.55%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 19 (10.80%) Algorithms
3 10 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.11%) Client/Server
5 7 (3.98%) BBC
5 7 (3.98%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (3.41%) Smart Energy
7 3 (1.70%) Internet of Things
7 3 (1.70%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.14%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.14%) iPad
8 2 (1.14%) User Experience
9 1 (0.57%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.57%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.57%) EFT
9 1 (0.57%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.57%) EPoS
9 1 (0.57%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.57%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 56 (31.82%) Windows
2 49 (27.84%) Linux
3 16 (9.09%) Unix
4 11 (6.25%) Android
5 4 (2.27%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (2.27%) Ubuntu
5 4 (2.27%) VMS
6 3 (1.70%) Mac OS
6 3 (1.70%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.57%) MVS
7 1 (0.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (46.59%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (23.86%) OOP
3 41 (23.30%) OO
4 36 (20.45%) MVC
5 32 (18.18%) Multithreading
6 31 (17.61%) Scrum
7 24 (13.64%) TDD
8 19 (10.80%) Mathematics
9 17 (9.66%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (8.52%) OOD
11 14 (7.95%) DevOps
11 14 (7.95%) SDLC
12 12 (6.82%) Multithreaded Programming
12 12 (6.82%) OO PHP
13 11 (6.25%) Project Management
13 11 (6.25%) Unit Testing
14 10 (5.68%) Prototyping
14 10 (5.68%) Web Development
15 9 (5.11%) Data Analysis
15 9 (5.11%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 94 (53.41%) C++
2 89 (50.57%) C#
3 47 (26.70%) SQL
4 44 (25.00%) Python
5 41 (23.30%) Java
6 39 (22.16%) JavaScript
7 32 (18.18%) PHP
8 31 (17.61%) C
9 8 (4.55%) Perl
10 7 (3.98%) Go
10 7 (3.98%) PHP 7
11 6 (3.41%) MATLAB
11 6 (3.41%) Shell Script
12 5 (2.84%) R
12 5 (2.84%) T-SQL
13 4 (2.27%) Embedded C++
13 4 (2.27%) Ruby
14 3 (1.70%) Delphi
14 3 (1.70%) PHP 5
15 2 (1.14%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 39 (22.16%) Degree
2 6 (3.41%) ISEB
2 6 (3.41%) ISTQB
2 6 (3.41%) PhD
3 5 (2.84%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.27%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.57%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.39%) QA
System Software
1 27 (15.34%) Docker
2 9 (5.11%) Firmware
3 7 (3.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.98%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.27%) FreeIPA
1 4 (2.27%) Nagios
1 4 (2.27%) Puppet
2 2 (1.14%) Ansible
Vendors
1 37 (21.02%) Microsoft
2 17 (9.66%) Zend
3 7 (3.98%) Sony
3 7 (3.98%) Twitter
3 7 (3.98%) VMware
4 3 (1.70%) Oracle
5 1 (0.57%) Borland
5 1 (0.57%) Google
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: £50,000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 5 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + stock options
Posted: 21 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Southampton
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 18 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago