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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 22 51 33
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 40 31 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 9.80% 7.45% 7.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.28% 7.85% 7.82%
Number of salaries quoted 39 12 24
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £44,000 £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
389 395 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 95.34% 94.95% 93.17%
Number of salaries quoted 332 303 367
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 56 (82.35%) MVC
4 46 (67.65%) JavaScript
5 45 (66.18%) .NET
6 42 (61.76%) ASP.NET
7 39 (57.35%) jQuery
8 31 (45.59%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (41.18%) HTML
10 27 (39.71%) XML
11 21 (30.88%) ASP.NET MVC
12 20 (29.41%) Ajax
13 19 (27.94%) Visual Studio
14 18 (26.47%) CSS
15 16 (23.53%) Windows
16 13 (19.12%) Software Engineering
17 12 (17.65%) NUnit
17 12 (17.65%) VB.NET
17 12 (17.65%) SQL Server
17 12 (17.65%) OO
18 11 (16.18%) ASP.NET MVC 3
18 11 (16.18%) CRM
18 11 (16.18%) TeamCity
19 10 (14.71%) Spring.NET
19 10 (14.71%) Social Network
19 10 (14.71%) Endeca
19 10 (14.71%) JIRA
19 10 (14.71%) E-Commerce
19 10 (14.71%) Aerospace
19 10 (14.71%) Automotive

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 10 (14.71%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.35%) SaaS
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.35%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.47%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.47%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 19 (27.94%) Visual Studio
2 12 (17.65%) NUnit
3 11 (16.18%) TeamCity
4 10 (14.71%) JIRA
5 9 (13.24%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (8.82%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.94%) Moq
8 1 (1.47%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.47%) Mercurial
General
1 10 (14.71%) Aerospace
1 10 (14.71%) Automotive
2 5 (7.35%) Marketing
3 1 (1.47%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (66.18%) .NET
2 42 (61.76%) ASP.NET
3 39 (57.35%) jQuery
4 28 (41.18%) HTML
5 27 (39.71%) XML
6 21 (30.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 20 (29.41%) Ajax
8 18 (26.47%) CSS
9 11 (16.18%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 10 (14.71%) Razor View Engine
10 10 (14.71%) Spring.NET
10 10 (14.71%) Dapper ORM
11 3 (4.41%) .NET Framework
12 2 (2.94%) WPF
12 2 (2.94%) Entity Framework
13 1 (1.47%) RESTful
13 1 (1.47%) AngularJS
13 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET Web API
13 1 (1.47%) SOAP
13 1 (1.47%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) Social Network
2 6 (8.82%) User Experience
3 5 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.41%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.47%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.47%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.53%) Windows
2 6 (8.82%) Linux
3 5 (7.35%) UNIX
4 1 (1.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (82.35%) MVC
2 31 (45.59%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (19.12%) Software Engineering
4 12 (17.65%) OO
5 11 (16.18%) CRM
6 10 (14.71%) E-Commerce
6 10 (14.71%) Open Source
6 10 (14.71%) SDLC
7 5 (7.35%) Online Marketing
8 2 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.47%) Project Management
9 1 (1.47%) Dependency Injection
9 1 (1.47%) OOD
9 1 (1.47%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 62 (91.18%) C#
2 61 (89.71%) SQL
3 46 (67.65%) JavaScript
4 12 (17.65%) VB.NET
5 4 (5.88%) VB
6 1 (1.47%) Ruby
6 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (8.82%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (14.71%) Endeca
2 3 (4.41%) Microsoft
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