Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 14 17
Rank change year-on-year +3 +3 -7
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 288 146 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 16.26% 11.89% 13.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.93% 13.71% 15.77%
Number of salaries quoted 255 153 181
Southampton median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.79% +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £32,500 £25,625
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £61,250
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,250
% change year-on-year -5.56% +1.69% +10.63%

Software Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Southampton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,521 1,065 1,186
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 85.88% 86.73% 84.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1,369 932 1,084
Southampton median annual salary £39,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.06% +2.41% +8.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £61,250 £62,500
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Southampton

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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.

1 175 (60.76%) C#
2 122 (42.36%) .NET
3 108 (37.50%) Degree
4 104 (36.11%) Computer Science
5 99 (34.38%) C++
6 96 (33.33%) SQL
7 90 (31.25%) SQL Server
8 82 (28.47%) Windows
9 81 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
10 79 (27.43%) OOP
11 74 (25.69%) JavaScript
12 73 (25.35%) Java
13 57 (19.79%) OO
14 55 (19.10%) Computer Science Degree
15 54 (18.75%) HTML
16 51 (17.71%) AngularJS
17 49 (17.01%) CSS
18 48 (16.67%) Microsoft
19 44 (15.28%) .NET Framework
20 42 (14.58%) Linux
21 41 (14.24%) Multithreading
22 38 (13.19%) ASP.NET
23 37 (12.85%) XML
23 37 (12.85%) MVC
24 35 (12.15%) WPF
25 32 (11.11%) Subversion
26 30 (10.42%) Scrum
27 29 (10.07%) Big Data
28 28 (9.72%) TDD
28 28 (9.72%) C

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 (4.86%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (1.74%) CMS
2 5 (1.74%) EPiServer
3 4 (1.39%) IIS
4 3 (1.04%) GeoServer
4 3 (1.04%) JBoss
4 3 (1.04%) WildFly
5 2 (0.69%) MQSeries
5 2 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.35%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (0.69%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (4.86%) SaaS
3 8 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.69%) Boomi
4 2 (0.69%) GitHub
4 2 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 24 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 15 (5.21%) Network Security
3 4 (1.39%) CTI
4 3 (1.04%) Internet
4 3 (1.04%) SNMP
5 2 (0.69%) Firewall
5 2 (0.69%) VLAN
5 2 (0.69%) VPN
6 1 (0.35%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 29 (10.07%) Big Data
3 23 (7.99%) Hadoop
4 13 (4.51%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (3.82%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.74%) InfluxDB
6 5 (1.74%) Neo4j
6 5 (1.74%) Redis
7 3 (1.04%) Geospatial Data
7 3 (1.04%) MySQL
8 2 (0.69%) MS Access
9 1 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.35%) GIS
9 1 (0.35%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 32 (11.11%) Subversion
2 17 (5.90%) Eclipse
2 17 (5.90%) JUnit
3 16 (5.56%) Git (software)
4 14 (4.86%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.39%) webpack
5 4 (1.39%) WiX
6 2 (0.69%) LabVIEW
6 2 (0.69%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.35%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.35%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.35%) Hudson
7 1 (0.35%) JIRA
7 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.35%) VectorCAST
7 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 27 (9.38%) Retail
2 12 (4.17%) Electronics
3 11 (3.82%) Finance
4 9 (3.13%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.74%) Marketing
6 2 (0.69%) Advertising
6 2 (0.69%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.35%) Back Office
7 1 (0.35%) Games
7 1 (0.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 173 (60.07%) Software Engineer
2 74 (25.69%) Developer
3 69 (23.96%) Junior
4 57 (19.79%) C# Software Engineer
5 48 (16.67%) Junior Software Engineer
6 46 (15.97%) Graduate
7 45 (15.63%) C++ Software Engineer
8 41 (14.24%) Senior Software Engineer
9 34 (11.81%) Java Developer
9 34 (11.81%) Windows Engineer
10 29 (10.07%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 26 (9.03%) Software Developer
12 25 (8.68%) Senior Developer
13 23 (7.99%) .NET Software Engineer
14 19 (6.60%) .NET Developer
15 17 (5.90%) ASP.NET Developer
15 17 (5.90%) Senior Java Developer
16 15 (5.21%) Junior Developer
17 14 (4.86%) Graduate Developer
17 14 (4.86%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (42.36%) .NET
2 54 (18.75%) HTML
3 51 (17.71%) AngularJS
4 49 (17.01%) CSS
5 44 (15.28%) .NET Framework
6 38 (13.19%) ASP.NET
7 37 (12.85%) XML
8 35 (12.15%) WPF
9 23 (7.99%) J2EE
10 20 (6.94%) Web Services
11 19 (6.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 17 (5.90%) HTML5
12 17 (5.90%) SWT
13 16 (5.56%) LAMP
13 16 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 15 (5.21%) jQuery
15 14 (4.86%) ASP.NET MVC
15 14 (4.86%) MFC
15 14 (4.86%) WCF
16 13 (4.51%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 104 (36.11%) Computer Science
2 25 (8.68%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (4.51%) BBC
4 9 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.43%) Cloud Native
5 7 (2.43%) EPoS
6 6 (2.08%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.39%) User Experience
8 3 (1.04%) Internet of Things
8 3 (1.04%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.69%) Arduino
9 2 (0.69%) Blog
9 2 (0.69%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.69%) Industrial Internet of Things
9 2 (0.69%) Life Science
9 2 (0.69%) NHS
9 2 (0.69%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.69%) Raspberry Pi
10 1 (0.35%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.35%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 82 (28.47%) Windows
2 42 (14.58%) Linux
3 19 (6.60%) Unix
4 17 (5.90%) Mac OS
5 5 (1.74%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.69%) Android
6 2 (0.69%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.35%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (27.43%) OOP
3 57 (19.79%) OO
4 41 (14.24%) Multithreading
5 37 (12.85%) MVC
6 30 (10.42%) Scrum
7 28 (9.72%) TDD
8 19 (6.60%) Mathematics
8 19 (6.60%) Use Case
8 19 (6.60%) Web Development
9 18 (6.25%) Incident Management
9 18 (6.25%) Test Automation
10 17 (5.90%) SDLC
11 14 (4.86%) Data Management
11 14 (4.86%) Unit Testing
12 13 (4.51%) Machine Learning
12 13 (4.51%) OO PHP
13 12 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (3.82%) Coaching
14 11 (3.82%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 175 (60.76%) C#
2 99 (34.38%) C++
3 96 (33.33%) SQL
4 74 (25.69%) JavaScript
5 73 (25.35%) Java
6 28 (9.72%) C
7 18 (6.25%) PHP
8 16 (5.56%) Python
9 14 (4.86%) PHP 7
10 13 (4.51%) VC++
11 11 (3.82%) VB.NET
12 5 (1.74%) Go
13 4 (1.39%) R
13 4 (1.39%) TypeScript
14 3 (1.04%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.35%) Ada
15 1 (0.35%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 108 (37.50%) Degree
2 55 (19.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (3.13%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.08%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.39%) PhD
6 2 (0.69%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.69%) HND
7 1 (0.35%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.39%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 4 (1.39%) QA
2 2 (0.69%) DO-178B
2 2 (0.69%) GCP
2 2 (0.69%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (2.43%) Docker
2 2 (0.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (0.69%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.35%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 48 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.86%) Twitter
2 14 (4.86%) Zend
3 13 (4.51%) Sony
4 7 (2.43%) Oracle
5 6 (2.08%) Google
6 2 (0.69%) Dell
6 2 (0.69%) IBM
6 2 (0.69%) MuleSoft
6 2 (0.69%) Red Hat