The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 153 90 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 39.53% 31.80% 35.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 40.05% 32.49% 38.74%
Number of salaries quoted 139 88 114
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
Developer
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Portsmouth region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
382 277 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 98.71% 97.88% 92.35%
Number of salaries quoted 353 261 285
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Portsmouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Developer
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer across the Portsmouth region.

Developer Salary Trend in Portsmouth

Developer
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title.

1 240 (76.19%) .NET
2 219 (69.52%) C#
3 216 (68.57%) ASP.NET
4 177 (56.19%) SQL Server
5 172 (54.60%) JavaScript
6 164 (52.06%) MVC
7 161 (51.11%) CSS
8 157 (49.84%) Agile Software Development
9 156 (49.52%) HTML
10 154 (48.89%) SQL
11 145 (46.03%) ASP.NET MVC
12 133 (42.22%) jQuery
13 121 (38.41%) TDD
14 105 (33.33%) VB.NET
15 100 (31.75%) Microsoft
16 98 (31.11%) OO
17 95 (30.16%) E-Commerce
18 86 (27.30%) .NET Framework
19 82 (26.03%) OOD
19 82 (26.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 81 (25.71%) JIRA
21 80 (25.40%) Endeca
22 76 (24.13%) Software Engineering
22 76 (24.13%) BDD
23 74 (23.49%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
24 73 (23.17%) TeamCity
25 72 (22.86%) Confluence
25 72 (22.86%) NUnit
25 72 (22.86%) MS Excel
25 72 (22.86%) Dapper ORM

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 72 (22.86%) Confluence
2 58 (18.41%) IIS
3 8 (2.54%) Apache
4 7 (2.22%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.90%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.27%) MS Project Server
6 4 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.95%) Drupal
7 3 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 72 (22.86%) MS Excel
2 17 (5.40%) Photoshop
3 8 (2.54%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.32%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 9 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.27%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.27%) SaaS
2 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.35%) Internet
2 1 (0.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (56.19%) SQL Server
2 54 (17.14%) RavenDB
3 21 (6.67%) MySQL
3 21 (6.67%) Big Data
4 20 (6.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (5.40%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (3.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (3.81%) SQLite
8 6 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (1.27%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.27%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.32%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 81 (25.71%) JIRA
2 73 (23.17%) TeamCity
3 72 (22.86%) NUnit
4 60 (19.05%) Git (software)
5 53 (16.83%) Cucumber
5 53 (16.83%) NCrunch
5 53 (16.83%) ReSharper
5 53 (16.83%) Rhino Mocks
5 53 (16.83%) Moq
5 53 (16.83%) WATIR
6 34 (10.79%) Visual Studio
7 17 (5.40%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (2.22%) Subversion
8 7 (2.22%) Dreamweaver
9 6 (1.90%) Bugzilla
9 6 (1.90%) Redmine
10 5 (1.59%) Ant
11 3 (0.95%) JUnit
12 2 (0.63%) Xcode
13 1 (0.32%) Eclipse
General
1 66 (20.95%) Retail
2 53 (16.83%) Back Office
3 32 (10.16%) Finance
4 6 (1.90%) Marketing
5 4 (1.27%) Advertising
6 2 (0.63%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.32%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 240 (76.19%) .NET
2 216 (68.57%) ASP.NET
3 161 (51.11%) CSS
4 156 (49.52%) HTML
5 145 (46.03%) ASP.NET MVC
6 133 (42.22%) jQuery
7 86 (27.30%) .NET Framework
8 82 (26.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 74 (23.49%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 72 (22.86%) Dapper ORM
11 67 (21.27%) Spring.NET
12 54 (17.14%) NHibernate
13 53 (16.83%) StructureMap
13 53 (16.83%) MSMQ
14 51 (16.19%) CSS3
14 51 (16.19%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 35 (11.11%) HTML5
15 35 (11.11%) Ajax
16 32 (10.16%) Web Services
17 26 (8.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (11.11%) Open Source
2 25 (7.94%) Social Network
3 19 (6.03%) Smartphone
4 18 (5.71%) Computer Science
5 14 (4.44%) Mobile App
6 11 (3.49%) User Experience
7 10 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (2.54%) iPhone
8 8 (2.54%) Data Extraction
8 8 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.90%) Clustering
10 5 (1.59%) Replication
11 3 (0.95%) E-Learning
12 2 (0.63%) SCORM
12 2 (0.63%) Learning Management System
12 2 (0.63%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.32%) FMCG
13 1 (0.32%) Graphic Design
13 1 (0.32%) Mathematics
13 1 (0.32%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 26 (8.25%) Windows
2 23 (7.30%) Linux
3 15 (4.76%) Android
4 14 (4.44%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (52.06%) MVC
2 157 (49.84%) Agile Software Development
3 121 (38.41%) TDD
4 98 (31.11%) OO
5 95 (30.16%) E-Commerce
6 82 (26.03%) OOD
7 76 (24.13%) Software Engineering
7 76 (24.13%) BDD
8 67 (21.27%) Continuous Integration
9 62 (19.68%) Pair Programming
10 61 (19.37%) Refactoring
11 53 (16.83%) Business Intelligence
12 40 (12.70%) ERP
12 40 (12.70%) Continuous Improvement
13 39 (12.38%) CRM
14 37 (11.75%) Migration
15 33 (10.48%) Kalman Filter
16 29 (9.21%) Scrum
17 26 (8.25%) Performance Tuning
18 24 (7.62%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 219 (69.52%) C#
2 172 (54.60%) JavaScript
3 154 (48.89%) SQL
4 105 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 53 (16.83%) Ruby
6 29 (9.21%) PHP
7 26 (8.25%) Java
8 24 (7.62%) T-SQL
9 12 (3.81%) VB
10 8 (2.54%) Apex Code
11 7 (2.22%) C++
12 4 (1.27%) C
12 4 (1.27%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.63%) XPath
13 2 (0.63%) PHP5
14 1 (0.32%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.32%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 28 (8.89%) Degree
2 5 (1.59%) SC Cleared
2 5 (1.59%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.27%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.32%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.13%) QA
2 5 (1.59%) WCAG
2 5 (1.59%) WAI
3 4 (1.27%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (1.27%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 100 (31.75%) Microsoft
2 80 (25.40%) Endeca
3 53 (16.83%) RedPrairie
4 31 (9.84%) Google
5 14 (4.44%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (2.86%) Twitter
7 8 (2.54%) Adobe
8 6 (1.90%) Apple
9 5 (1.59%) Facebook
10 2 (0.63%) Oracle
10 2 (0.63%) Sage
10 2 (0.63%) Zend
11 1 (0.32%) QNX
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