The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Portsmouth region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 47 20 14
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 8 14 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.05% 8.59% 10.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.15% 8.92% 10.58%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 20
Average salary £33,750 £28,750 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.39% -8.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,800 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
372 157 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 95.38% 96.32% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 335 150 177
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Software Developer
Hampshire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 9 (75.00%) C#
3 7 (58.33%) HTML
3 7 (58.33%) .NET
4 6 (50.00%) CSS
5 5 (41.67%) XML
5 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
5 5 (41.67%) C++
6 4 (33.33%) LINQ
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (33.33%) Subversion
6 4 (33.33%) Objective-C
6 4 (33.33%) PHP
6 4 (33.33%) VB
6 4 (33.33%) XSLT
6 4 (33.33%) Linux
6 4 (33.33%) Apache
6 4 (33.33%) REST
7 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
7 3 (25.00%) XSD
7 3 (25.00%) Web Services
7 3 (25.00%) MySQL
7 3 (25.00%) SQL
7 3 (25.00%) Java
7 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 3 (25.00%) Windows
7 3 (25.00%) WCF
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
8 2 (16.67%) jQuery

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (33.33%) Apache
2 2 (16.67%) nginx
3 1 (8.33%) FileNet
3 1 (8.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (25.00%) MySQL
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 2 (16.67%) CouchDB
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Subversion
2 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) Xcode
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) HTML
1 7 (58.33%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) CSS
3 5 (41.67%) XML
4 4 (33.33%) LINQ
4 4 (33.33%) XSLT
4 4 (33.33%) REST
5 3 (25.00%) XSD
5 3 (25.00%) Web Services
5 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (25.00%) WCF
6 2 (16.67%) jQuery
6 2 (16.67%) JSON
6 2 (16.67%) SOAP
7 1 (8.33%) J2SE
7 1 (8.33%) JSP
7 1 (8.33%) Servlets
7 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
7 1 (8.33%) J2EE
7 1 (8.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (16.67%) Replication
3 1 (8.33%) Social Media
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) UNIX
3 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (16.67%) TDD
1 2 (16.67%) MVC
1 2 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (8.33%) Android Development
2 1 (8.33%) Workflow
2 1 (8.33%) CRM
2 1 (8.33%) Content Management
2 1 (8.33%) Document Management
2 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (8.33%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 9 (75.00%) C#
3 5 (41.67%) C++
4 4 (33.33%) Objective-C
4 4 (33.33%) PHP
4 4 (33.33%) VB
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) Java
6 2 (16.67%) Perl
7 1 (8.33%) C
7 1 (8.33%) VBA
7 1 (8.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Xamarin
2 1 (8.33%) Kofax
2 1 (8.33%) IBM