The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 20 51 39
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 42 24 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 12.61% 5.24% 4.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.77% 5.53% 5.24%
Number of salaries quoted 41 10 19
Average salary £43,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £35,000 £45,100
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Software 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
305 434 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 91.59% 94.76% 93.47%
Number of salaries quoted 257 356 364
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £24,150 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in Portsmouth

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 62 (91.18%) C#
2 61 (89.71%) SQL
3 50 (73.53%) MVC
4 48 (70.59%) .NET
5 45 (66.18%) ASP.NET
6 40 (58.82%) JavaScript
7 33 (48.53%) jQuery
8 29 (42.65%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (39.71%) HTML
10 20 (29.41%) CSS
11 19 (27.94%) XML
11 19 (27.94%) Ajax
11 19 (27.94%) ASP.NET MVC
12 17 (25.00%) VB.NET
12 17 (25.00%) Visual Studio
13 15 (22.06%) Software Engineering
14 14 (20.59%) NUnit
15 13 (19.12%) TeamCity
15 13 (19.12%) CRM
15 13 (19.12%) SQL Server
15 13 (19.12%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 12 (17.65%) Dapper ORM
16 12 (17.65%) Open Source
16 12 (17.65%) Confluence
16 12 (17.65%) SDLC
16 12 (17.65%) Windows
16 12 (17.65%) E-Commerce
16 12 (17.65%) Spring.NET
16 12 (17.65%) JIRA
16 12 (17.65%) Social Network

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (17.65%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.35%) SaaS
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.12%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.35%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.47%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.47%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 17 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 14 (20.59%) NUnit
3 13 (19.12%) TeamCity
4 12 (17.65%) JIRA
5 6 (8.82%) Git (software)
6 5 (7.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.94%) Moq
8 1 (1.47%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.47%) Mercurial
General
1 7 (10.29%) Aerospace
1 7 (10.29%) Automotive
2 5 (7.35%) Marketing
3 1 (1.47%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (70.59%) .NET
2 45 (66.18%) ASP.NET
3 33 (48.53%) jQuery
4 27 (39.71%) HTML
5 20 (29.41%) CSS
6 19 (27.94%) XML
6 19 (27.94%) Ajax
6 19 (27.94%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (19.12%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 12 (17.65%) Spring.NET
8 12 (17.65%) Dapper ORM
9 7 (10.29%) Razor View Engine
10 2 (2.94%) .NET Framework
10 2 (2.94%) WPF
10 2 (2.94%) Entity Framework
11 1 (1.47%) RESTful
11 1 (1.47%) AngularJS
11 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (1.47%) Ruby on Rails
11 1 (1.47%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.65%) Social Network
2 6 (8.82%) User Experience
3 5 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.88%) Data Extraction
5 3 (4.41%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.47%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.65%) Windows
2 6 (8.82%) Linux
3 5 (7.35%) UNIX
4 1 (1.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (73.53%) MVC
2 29 (42.65%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (22.06%) Software Engineering
4 13 (19.12%) CRM
5 12 (17.65%) E-Commerce
5 12 (17.65%) Open Source
5 12 (17.65%) SDLC
6 9 (13.24%) OO
7 5 (7.35%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (7.35%) Online Marketing
8 3 (4.41%) API Development
9 1 (1.47%) Dependency Injection
9 1 (1.47%) OOD
9 1 (1.47%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (1.47%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 62 (91.18%) C#
2 61 (89.71%) SQL
3 40 (58.82%) JavaScript
4 17 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 7 (10.29%) VB
6 3 (4.41%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (8.82%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (17.65%) Endeca
2 3 (4.41%) Microsoft
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
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