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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 20 46 30
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 30 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 10.56% 3.14% 3.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.36% 3.32% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 30 9 5
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -15.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £24,500 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £35,500 £45,000
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
264 391 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 92.96% 94.44% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 234 344 194
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £51,000
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 27 May 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 27 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 60 (95.24%) C#
2 52 (82.54%) .NET
3 47 (74.60%) SQL
3 47 (74.60%) ASP.NET
4 42 (66.67%) MVC
5 29 (46.03%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (38.10%) VB.NET
6 24 (38.10%) JavaScript
7 21 (33.33%) jQuery
8 20 (31.75%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (31.75%) SQL Server
9 19 (30.16%) HTML
10 18 (28.57%) CSS
10 18 (28.57%) Software Engineering
11 15 (23.81%) Dapper ORM
11 15 (23.81%) Confluence
11 15 (23.81%) Spring.NET
11 15 (23.81%) TeamCity
11 15 (23.81%) JIRA
11 15 (23.81%) NUnit
11 15 (23.81%) Endeca
11 15 (23.81%) CRM
11 15 (23.81%) E-Commerce
12 14 (22.22%) Visual Studio
12 14 (22.22%) SDLC
13 12 (19.05%) OO
13 12 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (17.46%) MS Excel
14 11 (17.46%) Ajax
15 10 (15.87%) ASP.NET MVC 3

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 15 (23.81%) Confluence
2 5 (7.94%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (17.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (31.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.94%) RavenDB
3 4 (6.35%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.17%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (23.81%) NUnit
1 15 (23.81%) JIRA
1 15 (23.81%) TeamCity
2 14 (22.22%) Visual Studio
3 7 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 5 (7.94%) Rhino Mocks
4 5 (7.94%) Moq
4 5 (7.94%) Cucumber
4 5 (7.94%) NCrunch
4 5 (7.94%) ReSharper
4 5 (7.94%) WATIR
General
1 5 (7.94%) Back Office
1 5 (7.94%) Retail
2 3 (4.76%) Finance
3 2 (3.17%) Marketing
4 1 (1.59%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.59%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (82.54%) .NET
2 47 (74.60%) ASP.NET
3 21 (33.33%) jQuery
4 20 (31.75%) ASP.NET MVC
5 19 (30.16%) HTML
6 18 (28.57%) CSS
7 15 (23.81%) Spring.NET
7 15 (23.81%) Dapper ORM
8 11 (17.46%) Ajax
9 10 (15.87%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 7 (11.11%) .NET Framework
11 5 (7.94%) NHibernate
11 5 (7.94%) StructureMap
11 5 (7.94%) Entity Framework
11 5 (7.94%) XML
11 5 (7.94%) MSMQ
11 5 (7.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 2 (3.17%) SOAP
12 2 (3.17%) REST
12 2 (3.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) Social Network
2 6 (9.52%) Data Extraction
3 3 (4.76%) User Experience
3 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.59%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.35%) Windows
2 3 (4.76%) Linux
3 2 (3.17%) UNIX
4 1 (1.59%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (66.67%) MVC
2 29 (46.03%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 15 (23.81%) CRM
4 15 (23.81%) E-Commerce
5 14 (22.22%) SDLC
6 12 (19.05%) OO
6 12 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (15.87%) Open Source
8 8 (12.70%) OOD
8 8 (12.70%) TDD
9 5 (7.94%) Pair Programming
9 5 (7.94%) Migration
9 5 (7.94%) ERP
9 5 (7.94%) UML
9 5 (7.94%) BDD
9 5 (7.94%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (7.94%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (7.94%) Refactoring
9 5 (7.94%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 60 (95.24%) C#
2 47 (74.60%) SQL
3 24 (38.10%) JavaScript
3 24 (38.10%) VB.NET
4 6 (9.52%) Ruby
4 6 (9.52%) T-SQL
5 4 (6.35%) VB
6 2 (3.17%) PHP
6 2 (3.17%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 5 (7.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) COBIT
Vendors
1 15 (23.81%) Endeca
2 9 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.94%) RedPrairie
4 2 (3.17%) Salesforce.com