The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Portsmouth during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Developer
Hampshire / Portsmouth
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 30 33
Rank change year-on-year +12 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 39 17 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 11.71% 6.42% 7.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.04% 6.69% 7.74%
Number of salaries quoted 29 16 21
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -10.52%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Portsmouth
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 324 254 297
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 97.30% 95.85% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 282 237 276
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Portsmouth that featured Software Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer 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 in Portsmouth.

Salary trend for Software Developer in Portsmouth

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Portsmouth over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Portsmouth

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Portsmouth region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 69 (83.13%) SQL
2 67 (80.72%) C#
3 66 (79.52%) .NET
4 62 (74.70%) JavaScript
4 62 (74.70%) MVC
5 54 (65.06%) HTML
6 51 (61.45%) ASP.NET
7 49 (59.04%) CSS
8 47 (56.63%) Agile Software Development
9 36 (43.37%) ASP.NET MVC
10 31 (37.35%) SOLID
11 30 (36.14%) jQuery
12 29 (34.94%) AngularJS
13 26 (31.33%) Web Development
14 24 (28.92%) SQL Server
15 22 (26.51%) TDD
15 22 (26.51%) Kendo UI
16 19 (22.89%) Web Services
16 19 (22.89%) Front End Development
17 18 (21.69%) Java
18 16 (19.28%) HTML5
19 15 (18.07%) SDLC
20 14 (16.87%) SOAP
20 14 (16.87%) Ruby
21 12 (14.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 12 (14.46%) T-SQL
21 12 (14.46%) CRM
21 12 (14.46%) E-Commerce
22 11 (13.25%) Business Intelligence
23 10 (12.05%) Scrum

Software Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (10.84%) IIS
1 9 (10.84%) NServiceBus
2 6 (7.23%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (8.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.41%) Fireworks
2 2 (2.41%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (28.92%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.23%) MongoDB
2 6 (7.23%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.20%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (10.84%) Moq
1 9 (10.84%) NUnit
2 7 (8.43%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.43%) Selenium
3 6 (7.23%) PHPUnit
4 5 (6.02%) Ant
4 5 (6.02%) Maven
4 5 (6.02%) QUnit
5 4 (4.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.41%) Dreamweaver
General
1 8 (9.64%) Military
2 4 (4.82%) Marketing
3 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (79.52%) .NET
2 54 (65.06%) HTML
3 51 (61.45%) ASP.NET
4 49 (59.04%) CSS
5 36 (43.37%) ASP.NET MVC
6 30 (36.14%) jQuery
7 29 (34.94%) AngularJS
8 22 (26.51%) Kendo UI
9 19 (22.89%) Web Services
10 16 (19.28%) HTML5
11 14 (16.87%) SOAP
12 12 (14.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 9 (10.84%) Ajax
13 9 (10.84%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 9 (10.84%) CSS3
13 9 (10.84%) JSON
13 9 (10.84%) XHTML
14 7 (8.43%) LINQ
14 7 (8.43%) REST
14 7 (8.43%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.43%) Social Media
2 4 (4.82%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.23%) Windows
2 4 (4.82%) Linux
3 1 (1.20%) Android
3 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (74.70%) MVC
2 47 (56.63%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (37.35%) SOLID
4 26 (31.33%) Web Development
5 22 (26.51%) TDD
6 19 (22.89%) Front End Development
7 15 (18.07%) SDLC
8 12 (14.46%) CRM
8 12 (14.46%) E-Commerce
9 11 (13.25%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (12.05%) Scrum
11 8 (9.64%) OO
11 8 (9.64%) Unit Testing
12 7 (8.43%) Cross-Browser Development
12 7 (8.43%) Web Accessibility
13 6 (7.23%) OO PHP
14 5 (6.02%) Customer Requirements
14 5 (6.02%) Requirements Analysis
14 5 (6.02%) Software Engineering
14 5 (6.02%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 69 (83.13%) SQL
2 67 (80.72%) C#
3 62 (74.70%) JavaScript
4 18 (21.69%) Java
5 14 (16.87%) Ruby
6 12 (14.46%) T-SQL
7 9 (10.84%) Python
8 6 (7.23%) PHP
9 5 (6.02%) C
9 5 (6.02%) Groovy
9 5 (6.02%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.20%) C++
10 1 (1.20%) VB
10 1 (1.20%) VB6
10 1 (1.20%) XAML
Qualifications
1 9 (10.84%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.82%) Degree
3 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.23%) QA
2 2 (2.41%) WAI
2 2 (2.41%) WCAG
Vendors
1 9 (10.84%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.41%) Adobe
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