Period
to 26 July 2017

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 6 months to 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 15 14
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 178 198 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 15.42% 12.74% 13.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.43% 15.54% 15.82%
Number of salaries quoted 184 197 203
Southampton median annual salary £43,250 £44,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.70% +12.82% -2.50%
10th Percentile £21,250 £28,250 £23,125
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

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 1021 1274 1384
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 88.47% 81.98% 84.75%
Number of salaries quoted 938 1211 1111
Southampton median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,625 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £62,500
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.94% -4.71% +6.25%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

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 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Southampton

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 114 (64.04%) C#
2 84 (47.19%) C++
3 69 (38.76%) .NET
4 63 (35.39%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (35.39%) Degree
5 57 (32.02%) Computer Science
6 54 (30.34%) SQL
6 54 (30.34%) SQL Server
7 45 (25.28%) Windows
8 41 (23.03%) ASP.NET
8 41 (23.03%) JavaScript
9 38 (21.35%) HTML
9 38 (21.35%) Java
10 37 (20.79%) CSS
10 37 (20.79%) Microsoft
11 36 (20.22%) Mathematics
12 34 (19.10%) MVC
13 33 (18.54%) Electronics
13 33 (18.54%) OOP
13 33 (18.54%) AngularJS
14 32 (17.98%) Linux
15 31 (17.42%) Docker
16 30 (16.85%) OO
17 29 (16.29%) ASP.NET MVC
18 28 (15.73%) jQuery
18 28 (15.73%) WCF
18 28 (15.73%) Python
18 28 (15.73%) C
19 27 (15.17%) Scrum
20 24 (13.48%) XML

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 14 (7.87%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.12%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.56%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (8.99%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (8.43%) SaaS
4 6 (3.37%) GitHub
5 5 (2.81%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (2.25%) PaaS
7 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.87%) Network Security
2 9 (5.06%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.56%) 2G
3 1 (0.56%) 3G
3 1 (0.56%) DNS
3 1 (0.56%) Firewall
3 1 (0.56%) Internet
3 1 (0.56%) LDAP
3 1 (0.56%) LTE
3 1 (0.56%) SSL
3 1 (0.56%) VoIP
3 1 (0.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (30.34%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.87%) Relational Database
3 12 (6.74%) NoSQL
4 8 (4.49%) Big Data
4 8 (4.49%) MS Access
4 8 (4.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (3.93%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (3.93%) RDBMS
6 5 (2.81%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.69%) MySQL
7 3 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (13.48%) Subversion
2 15 (8.43%) Visual Studio
3 14 (7.87%) Git (software)
4 13 (7.30%) Bugzilla
5 10 (5.62%) Jenkins
6 8 (4.49%) Trac
7 7 (3.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (3.93%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (3.37%) CruiseControl
8 6 (3.37%) Hudson
8 6 (3.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (2.25%) Eclipse
9 4 (2.25%) JUnit
9 4 (2.25%) Selenium
10 3 (1.69%) SpecFlow
10 3 (1.69%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.56%) HP UFT
11 1 (0.56%) NUnit
General
1 33 (18.54%) Electronics
2 6 (3.37%) Finance
3 5 (2.81%) Advertising
3 5 (2.81%) Automotive
4 3 (1.69%) Retail
5 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 80 (44.94%) Software Engineer
2 62 (34.83%) Developer
3 31 (17.42%) Graduate
3 31 (17.42%) Software Developer
4 30 (16.85%) C# Software Engineer
5 29 (16.29%) C++ Software Engineer
6 26 (14.61%) C# Developer
7 25 (14.04%) .NET Developer
7 25 (14.04%) Senior Software Engineer
8 21 (11.80%) Senior Developer
9 17 (9.55%) C# Software Developer
10 16 (8.99%) .NET Software Developer
10 16 (8.99%) ASP.NET Developer
10 16 (8.99%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 16 (8.99%) Junior
10 16 (8.99%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
11 15 (8.43%) C# .NET Developer
11 15 (8.43%) Senior C# Software Engineer
12 14 (7.87%) Senior C# Developer
13 11 (6.18%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (38.76%) .NET
2 41 (23.03%) ASP.NET
3 38 (21.35%) HTML
4 37 (20.79%) CSS
5 33 (18.54%) AngularJS
6 29 (16.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 28 (15.73%) jQuery
7 28 (15.73%) WCF
8 24 (13.48%) WPF
8 24 (13.48%) XML
9 21 (11.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 19 (10.67%) HTML5
11 18 (10.11%) RESTful
12 15 (8.43%) JSON
13 14 (7.87%) CSS3
14 12 (6.74%) Web Services
15 11 (6.18%) Ember.js
15 11 (6.18%) Node.js
16 10 (5.62%) .NET Framework
16 10 (5.62%) React
Miscellaneous
1 57 (32.02%) Computer Science
2 20 (11.24%) Algorithms
3 10 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.49%) Client/Server
5 7 (3.93%) Internet of Things
6 6 (3.37%) Blog
7 5 (2.81%) Digital Media
7 5 (2.81%) Public Cloud
8 4 (2.25%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.69%) BBC
9 3 (1.69%) Smart Energy
10 2 (1.12%) Cloud Native
10 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.12%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.12%) Smart City
10 2 (1.12%) User Experience
11 1 (0.56%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.56%) Fintech
11 1 (0.56%) Grid Computing
11 1 (0.56%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 45 (25.28%) Windows
2 32 (17.98%) Linux
3 8 (4.49%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (3.37%) Unix
5 4 (2.25%) Android
5 4 (2.25%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.56%) MVS
6 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.56%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (35.39%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (20.22%) Mathematics
3 34 (19.10%) MVC
4 33 (18.54%) OOP
5 30 (16.85%) OO
6 27 (15.17%) Scrum
7 24 (13.48%) TDD
8 23 (12.92%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (12.92%) Multithreading
9 17 (9.55%) Line Management
10 16 (8.99%) Physics
11 15 (8.43%) Web Development
12 12 (6.74%) DevOps
13 11 (6.18%) OOD
14 10 (5.62%) Test Automation
15 9 (5.06%) BDD
15 9 (5.06%) Kanban
16 8 (4.49%) Multithreaded Programming
16 8 (4.49%) Open Source
16 8 (4.49%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 114 (64.04%) C#
2 84 (47.19%) C++
3 54 (30.34%) SQL
4 41 (23.03%) JavaScript
5 38 (21.35%) Java
6 28 (15.73%) C
6 28 (15.73%) Python
7 21 (11.80%) PHP
8 12 (6.74%) VB.NET
9 8 (4.49%) F#
10 7 (3.93%) Go
11 5 (2.81%) MATLAB
11 5 (2.81%) Perl
11 5 (2.81%) T-SQL
12 4 (2.25%) R
13 3 (1.69%) Embedded C
13 3 (1.69%) Embedded C++
13 3 (1.69%) ES6
13 3 (1.69%) PHP 7
14 2 (1.12%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 63 (35.39%) Degree
2 19 (10.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (6.74%) PhD
4 4 (2.25%) ISEB
4 4 (2.25%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.69%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.06%) QA
2 5 (2.81%) GCP
System Software
1 31 (17.42%) Docker
2 7 (3.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.93%) vSphere
3 2 (1.12%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (2.25%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.69%) Ansible
3 1 (0.56%) FreeIPA
3 1 (0.56%) Nagios
3 1 (0.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (20.79%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.49%) Oracle
3 7 (3.93%) VMware
4 5 (2.81%) Zend
5 3 (1.69%) Sony
5 3 (1.69%) Twitter
6 1 (0.56%) Borland
6 1 (0.56%) Google
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