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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 27 42 35
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 39 4 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 9.95% 1.41% 6.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.10% 1.44% 6.56%
Number of salaries quoted 26 4 20
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -6.66%
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
386 278 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 98.47% 97.89% 92.42%
Number of salaries quoted 357 262 287
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 January 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 73 (90.12%) C#
1 73 (90.12%) .NET
2 70 (86.42%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (83.95%) ASP.NET
4 65 (80.25%) MVC
5 62 (76.54%) SQL Server
6 61 (75.31%) ASP.NET MVC
7 60 (74.07%) TDD
8 56 (69.14%) Microsoft
9 55 (67.90%) OO
10 54 (66.67%) JavaScript
11 52 (64.20%) jQuery
12 51 (62.96%) JIRA
12 51 (62.96%) HTML
12 51 (62.96%) CSS
13 50 (61.73%) MS Excel
14 49 (60.49%) Endeca
15 48 (59.26%) NUnit
15 48 (59.26%) Confluence
15 48 (59.26%) TeamCity
15 48 (59.26%) OOD
15 48 (59.26%) Dapper ORM
16 47 (58.02%) VB.NET
16 47 (58.02%) BDD
16 47 (58.02%) .NET Framework
17 46 (56.79%) Retail
17 46 (56.79%) E-Commerce
18 45 (55.56%) Spring.NET
18 45 (55.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 44 (54.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 48 (59.26%) Confluence
2 42 (51.85%) IIS
3 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 50 (61.73%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.52%) Internet
2 1 (1.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (76.54%) SQL Server
2 42 (51.85%) RavenDB
3 14 (17.28%) Big Data
4 5 (6.17%) MySQL
5 4 (4.94%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.70%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 51 (62.96%) JIRA
2 48 (59.26%) TeamCity
2 48 (59.26%) NUnit
3 42 (51.85%) Git (software)
3 42 (51.85%) ReSharper
3 42 (51.85%) WATIR
3 42 (51.85%) Rhino Mocks
3 42 (51.85%) Moq
3 42 (51.85%) Cucumber
3 42 (51.85%) NCrunch
4 7 (8.64%) Visual Studio
5 6 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.70%) Bugzilla
6 3 (3.70%) Subversion
6 3 (3.70%) Redmine
General
1 46 (56.79%) Retail
2 42 (51.85%) Back Office
3 7 (8.64%) Finance
4 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (90.12%) .NET
2 68 (83.95%) ASP.NET
3 61 (75.31%) ASP.NET MVC
4 52 (64.20%) jQuery
5 51 (62.96%) CSS
5 51 (62.96%) HTML
6 48 (59.26%) Dapper ORM
7 47 (58.02%) .NET Framework
8 45 (55.56%) Spring.NET
8 45 (55.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 44 (54.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 42 (51.85%) StructureMap
10 42 (51.85%) NHibernate
10 42 (51.85%) MSMQ
11 19 (23.46%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 13 (16.05%) Castle Windsor
13 8 (9.88%) WCF
14 6 (7.41%) SOAP
15 5 (6.17%) REST
16 4 (4.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.99%) Open Source
2 5 (6.17%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.94%) Social Network
4 2 (2.47%) Data Extraction
4 2 (2.47%) Learning Management System
4 2 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.47%) E-Learning
4 2 (2.47%) SCORM
5 1 (1.23%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.05%) Linux
2 3 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (86.42%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (80.25%) MVC
3 60 (74.07%) TDD
4 55 (67.90%) OO
5 48 (59.26%) OOD
6 47 (58.02%) BDD
7 46 (56.79%) E-Commerce
8 44 (54.32%) Continuous Integration
9 43 (53.09%) Refactoring
9 43 (53.09%) Pair Programming
10 38 (46.91%) Software Engineering
11 31 (38.27%) Business Intelligence
12 29 (35.80%) Migration
12 29 (35.80%) ERP
12 29 (35.80%) Continuous Improvement
13 23 (28.40%) Kalman Filter
14 15 (18.52%) Dependency Injection
15 13 (16.05%) Mentoring
16 12 (14.81%) UML
17 9 (11.11%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 73 (90.12%) C#
2 54 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 47 (58.02%) VB.NET
4 42 (51.85%) Ruby
5 17 (20.99%) SQL
6 5 (6.17%) C++
6 5 (6.17%) Java
7 4 (4.94%) PHP
8 3 (3.70%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.47%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 10 (12.35%) Degree
2 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.23%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.05%) QA
2 4 (4.94%) COBIT
Vendors
1 56 (69.14%) Microsoft
2 49 (60.49%) Endeca
3 42 (51.85%) RedPrairie
4 2 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
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