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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 30 45 15
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 23 3 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 7.59% 0.91% 10.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.69% 0.93% 11.17%
Number of salaries quoted 21 3 19
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
299 321 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 98.68% 96.98% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 277 290 167
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
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 27 March 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 69 (92.00%) C#
2 68 (90.67%) .NET
3 62 (82.67%) ASP.NET
4 58 (77.33%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (66.67%) SQL Server
5 50 (66.67%) MVC
6 47 (62.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 41 (54.67%) JavaScript
8 40 (53.33%) jQuery
9 39 (52.00%) TDD
9 39 (52.00%) JIRA
10 37 (49.33%) Endeca
10 37 (49.33%) HTML
10 37 (49.33%) CSS
10 37 (49.33%) OO
11 36 (48.00%) VB.NET
11 36 (48.00%) E-Commerce
11 36 (48.00%) NUnit
11 36 (48.00%) TeamCity
11 36 (48.00%) Confluence
11 36 (48.00%) Dapper ORM
12 35 (46.67%) Spring.NET
12 35 (46.67%) Software Engineering
12 35 (46.67%) Microsoft
13 34 (45.33%) MS Excel
14 31 (41.33%) SQL
15 30 (40.00%) .NET Framework
16 29 (38.67%) BDD
16 29 (38.67%) OOD
17 28 (37.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 36 (48.00%) Confluence
2 25 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 34 (45.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.33%) Internet
2 1 (1.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 25 (33.33%) RavenDB
3 11 (14.67%) Big Data
4 4 (5.33%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.00%) SQLite
5 3 (4.00%) MySQL
6 1 (1.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 39 (52.00%) JIRA
2 36 (48.00%) TeamCity
2 36 (48.00%) NUnit
3 25 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 25 (33.33%) ReSharper
3 25 (33.33%) WATIR
3 25 (33.33%) Rhino Mocks
3 25 (33.33%) Moq
3 25 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 25 (33.33%) NCrunch
4 14 (18.67%) Visual Studio
5 6 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (4.00%) Bugzilla
6 3 (4.00%) Subversion
6 3 (4.00%) Redmine
General
1 27 (36.00%) Retail
2 25 (33.33%) Back Office
3 8 (10.67%) Finance
4 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (90.67%) .NET
2 62 (82.67%) ASP.NET
3 47 (62.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 40 (53.33%) jQuery
5 37 (49.33%) CSS
5 37 (49.33%) HTML
6 36 (48.00%) Dapper ORM
7 35 (46.67%) Spring.NET
8 30 (40.00%) .NET Framework
9 28 (37.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 27 (36.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 25 (33.33%) NHibernate
11 25 (33.33%) StructureMap
11 25 (33.33%) MSMQ
12 22 (29.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 11 (14.67%) Ajax
14 10 (13.33%) Castle Windsor
15 8 (10.67%) WCF
16 6 (8.00%) SOAP
17 5 (6.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 21 (28.00%) Open Source
2 11 (14.67%) Social Network
3 6 (8.00%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.67%) Data Extraction
5 2 (2.67%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.33%) Linux
2 3 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (77.33%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (66.67%) MVC
3 39 (52.00%) TDD
4 37 (49.33%) OO
5 36 (48.00%) E-Commerce
6 35 (46.67%) Software Engineering
7 29 (38.67%) BDD
7 29 (38.67%) OOD
8 27 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (34.67%) Refactoring
9 26 (34.67%) Pair Programming
10 20 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (20.00%) Migration
11 15 (20.00%) ERP
11 15 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 15 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
12 12 (16.00%) Dependency Injection
12 12 (16.00%) UML
13 10 (13.33%) Mentoring
14 8 (10.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 69 (92.00%) C#
2 41 (54.67%) JavaScript
3 36 (48.00%) VB.NET
4 31 (41.33%) SQL
5 25 (33.33%) Ruby
6 6 (8.00%) T-SQL
7 5 (6.67%) C++
7 5 (6.67%) Java
8 3 (4.00%) VB
9 2 (2.67%) Apex Code
9 2 (2.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (14.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.33%) QA
2 4 (5.33%) COBIT
Vendors
1 37 (49.33%) Endeca
2 35 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 25 (33.33%) RedPrairie
4 2 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
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