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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 24 47 18
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 25 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 8.90% 2.29% 8.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.26% 2.39% 8.19%
Number of salaries quoted 25 9 10
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% +13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,700 £37,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
270 376 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 96.09% 95.67% 97.71%
Number of salaries quoted 244 333 160
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 May 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 65 (98.48%) C#
2 60 (90.91%) .NET
3 55 (83.33%) ASP.NET
4 47 (71.21%) MVC
5 39 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (57.58%) SQL
7 35 (53.03%) SQL Server
8 34 (51.52%) ASP.NET MVC
9 29 (43.94%) VB.NET
10 27 (40.91%) JavaScript
11 26 (39.39%) jQuery
12 24 (36.36%) Endeca
12 24 (36.36%) HTML
12 24 (36.36%) CSS
12 24 (36.36%) E-Commerce
13 23 (34.85%) NUnit
13 23 (34.85%) Software Engineering
13 23 (34.85%) JIRA
13 23 (34.85%) TeamCity
13 23 (34.85%) Spring.NET
13 23 (34.85%) Confluence
13 23 (34.85%) Dapper ORM
14 21 (31.82%) Microsoft
14 21 (31.82%) MS Excel
15 20 (30.30%) OO
15 20 (30.30%) TDD
16 18 (27.27%) .NET Framework
17 17 (25.76%) BDD
17 17 (25.76%) OOD
18 16 (24.24%) Entity Framework

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 23 (34.85%) Confluence
2 13 (19.70%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (31.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.06%) Internet
2 1 (1.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (53.03%) SQL Server
2 13 (19.70%) RavenDB
3 5 (7.58%) Big Data
4 4 (6.06%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.52%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 23 (34.85%) NUnit
1 23 (34.85%) JIRA
1 23 (34.85%) TeamCity
2 14 (21.21%) Visual Studio
3 13 (19.70%) NCrunch
3 13 (19.70%) Rhino Mocks
3 13 (19.70%) Moq
3 13 (19.70%) Cucumber
3 13 (19.70%) WATIR
3 13 (19.70%) ReSharper
3 13 (19.70%) Git (software)
4 4 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (21.21%) Retail
2 13 (19.70%) Back Office
3 7 (10.61%) Finance
4 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (90.91%) .NET
2 55 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 34 (51.52%) ASP.NET MVC
4 26 (39.39%) jQuery
5 24 (36.36%) HTML
5 24 (36.36%) CSS
6 23 (34.85%) Spring.NET
6 23 (34.85%) Dapper ORM
7 18 (27.27%) .NET Framework
8 16 (24.24%) Entity Framework
9 15 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 14 (21.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 13 (19.70%) StructureMap
11 13 (19.70%) NHibernate
11 13 (19.70%) MSMQ
12 11 (16.67%) Ajax
13 7 (10.61%) WCF
14 5 (7.58%) REST
14 5 (7.58%) SOAP
15 4 (6.06%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.73%) Open Source
2 11 (16.67%) Social Network
3 5 (7.58%) Data Extraction
4 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.03%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.06%) Linux
2 3 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (71.21%) MVC
2 39 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (36.36%) E-Commerce
4 23 (34.85%) Software Engineering
5 20 (30.30%) OO
5 20 (30.30%) TDD
6 17 (25.76%) BDD
6 17 (25.76%) OOD
7 15 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (21.21%) Pair Programming
8 14 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (21.21%) Refactoring
9 11 (16.67%) CRM
10 9 (13.64%) ERP
10 9 (13.64%) Migration
10 9 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (13.64%) Kalman Filter
11 7 (10.61%) SOA
11 7 (10.61%) UML
12 6 (9.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 65 (98.48%) C#
2 38 (57.58%) SQL
3 29 (43.94%) VB.NET
4 27 (40.91%) JavaScript
5 13 (19.70%) Ruby
6 6 (9.09%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.55%) VB
8 2 (3.03%) PHP
8 2 (3.03%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 5 (7.58%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.52%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) COBIT
1 4 (6.06%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (36.36%) Endeca
2 21 (31.82%) Microsoft
3 13 (19.70%) RedPrairie
4 2 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
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