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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 49 33 55
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 31 32 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 7.45% 7.32% 1.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.87% 7.86% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 12 24 6
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £44,750 £31,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £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
394 407 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 94.71% 93.14% 98.46%
Number of salaries quoted 303 365 289
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 42 (91.30%) .NET
2 38 (82.61%) C#
3 35 (76.09%) JavaScript
4 33 (71.74%) SQL Server
5 32 (69.57%) HTML
5 32 (69.57%) CSS
6 29 (63.04%) MVC
6 29 (63.04%) Microsoft
6 29 (63.04%) ASP.NET
6 29 (63.04%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (60.87%) .NET Framework
8 27 (58.70%) ASP.NET MVC
8 27 (58.70%) OO
9 26 (56.52%) OOD
9 26 (56.52%) Git (software)
9 26 (56.52%) TDD
10 25 (54.35%) Migration
11 24 (52.17%) E-Commerce
11 24 (52.17%) ERP
11 24 (52.17%) MSMQ
11 24 (52.17%) Business Intelligence
11 24 (52.17%) IIS
11 24 (52.17%) VB.NET
11 24 (52.17%) Pair Programming
11 24 (52.17%) NUnit
11 24 (52.17%) Retail
11 24 (52.17%) Ruby
11 24 (52.17%) NHibernate
11 24 (52.17%) Endeca
11 24 (52.17%) JIRA

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 24 (52.17%) IIS
1 24 (52.17%) Confluence
2 2 (4.35%) nginx
2 2 (4.35%) Apache
2 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.17%) FileNet
Applications
1 20 (43.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (71.74%) SQL Server
2 24 (52.17%) RavenDB
3 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.35%) CouchDB
4 2 (4.35%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.35%) MySQL
5 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.17%) OLAP
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (56.52%) Git (software)
2 24 (52.17%) Rhino Mocks
2 24 (52.17%) Moq
2 24 (52.17%) Cucumber
2 24 (52.17%) NCrunch
2 24 (52.17%) NUnit
2 24 (52.17%) JIRA
2 24 (52.17%) ReSharper
2 24 (52.17%) WATIR
2 24 (52.17%) TeamCity
3 5 (10.87%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.35%) Xcode
4 2 (4.35%) Subversion
5 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (52.17%) Back Office
1 24 (52.17%) Retail
2 2 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (91.30%) .NET
2 32 (69.57%) HTML
2 32 (69.57%) CSS
3 29 (63.04%) ASP.NET
4 28 (60.87%) .NET Framework
5 27 (58.70%) ASP.NET MVC
6 24 (52.17%) StructureMap
6 24 (52.17%) jQuery
6 24 (52.17%) Spring.NET
6 24 (52.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 24 (52.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 24 (52.17%) Dapper ORM
6 24 (52.17%) MSMQ
6 24 (52.17%) NHibernate
7 5 (10.87%) XSLT
7 5 (10.87%) LINQ
8 4 (8.70%) WCF
8 4 (8.70%) XML
8 4 (8.70%) XSD
9 2 (4.35%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.35%) Learning Management System
3 2 (4.35%) E-Learning
3 2 (4.35%) SCORM
4 1 (2.17%) PDA
4 1 (2.17%) Social Media
4 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Windows
2 2 (4.35%) Linux
3 1 (2.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (63.04%) MVC
1 29 (63.04%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (58.70%) OO
3 26 (56.52%) OOD
3 26 (56.52%) TDD
4 25 (54.35%) Migration
5 24 (52.17%) Pair Programming
5 24 (52.17%) E-Commerce
5 24 (52.17%) ERP
5 24 (52.17%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (52.17%) Refactoring
5 24 (52.17%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (52.17%) BDD
5 24 (52.17%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (17.39%) Software Engineering
7 5 (10.87%) Mobile Application Development
7 5 (10.87%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (10.87%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (6.52%) Unit Testing
8 3 (6.52%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (82.61%) C#
2 35 (76.09%) JavaScript
3 24 (52.17%) VB.NET
3 24 (52.17%) Ruby
4 9 (19.57%) SQL
4 9 (19.57%) C++
5 8 (17.39%) Java
6 6 (13.04%) VB
7 3 (6.52%) PHP
8 2 (4.35%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.17%) C
9 1 (2.17%) XPath
9 1 (2.17%) VBA
9 1 (2.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) Degree
Vendors
1 29 (63.04%) Microsoft
2 24 (52.17%) Endeca
2 24 (52.17%) RedPrairie
3 1 (2.17%) Google
3 1 (2.17%) Kofax
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle
3 1 (2.17%) IBM
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