The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 5815 6295 6191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 28.22% 27.59% 27.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.67% 29.11% 29.18%
Number of salaries quoted 5161 5696 5671
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19601 21628 21215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.13% 94.78% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 15851 17539 17558
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Developer in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Developer
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer across the South East region.

Developer Salary Trend in the South East

Developer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in the South East

Developer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey 0 1265 £47,500 +5.55% 143
Hampshire 0 1101 £40,000 - 157
Berkshire +4 1002 £47,500 +11.76% 142
Buckinghamshire 0 586 £39,500 +1.93% 79
East Sussex 0 545 £40,000 +6.66% 57
Oxfordshire 0 523 £40,000 - 118
Kent 0 384 £37,500 -6.25% 63
West Sussex +1 339 £42,500 - 39
Middlesex +7 53 £47,500 +7.95% 2
Sussex +4 16 £50,000 +21.21%
Isle of Wight +1 4 £21,000 -36.84%
Home Counties -8 3 £32,500 -35.00%
M4 Corridor - 3 £45,000 -
Thames Valley +4 2 £65,000 -23.52%
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East region that cited 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 Developer in their job title.

1 5438 (47.35%) JavaScript
2 5360 (46.67%) .NET
3 5333 (46.43%) C#
4 5090 (44.32%) HTML
5 4517 (39.33%) CSS
6 4319 (37.61%) SQL
7 4160 (36.22%) Agile Software Development
8 4135 (36.00%) SQL Server
9 3734 (32.51%) ASP.NET
10 3683 (32.07%) MVC
11 3002 (26.14%) jQuery
12 2619 (22.80%) Java
13 2048 (17.83%) Microsoft
14 1965 (17.11%) TDD
15 1948 (16.96%) XML
16 1863 (16.22%) OO
17 1824 (15.88%) HTML5
18 1822 (15.86%) Web Services
19 1768 (15.39%) ASP.NET MVC
20 1692 (14.73%) Degree
21 1636 (14.24%) PHP
22 1629 (14.18%) Finance
23 1622 (14.12%) MySQL
24 1536 (13.37%) Scrum
25 1489 (12.96%) Software Engineering
26 1431 (12.46%) Windows
27 1395 (12.15%) Linux
28 1206 (10.50%) Git (software)
29 1191 (10.37%) WCF
30 1185 (10.32%) .NET Framework

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East region that cited 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 576 (5.02%) Node.js
2 561 (4.88%) Apache
3 494 (4.30%) CMS
4 467 (4.07%) Tomcat
5 355 (3.09%) SharePoint
6 302 (2.63%) IIS
7 284 (2.47%) WordPress
8 245 (2.13%) JBoss
9 221 (1.92%) Drupal
10 182 (1.58%) BizTalk Server
11 144 (1.25%) WebLogic
12 120 (1.04%) WebSphere
13 119 (1.04%) Umbraco
14 96 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
15 89 (0.77%) Joomla!
16 86 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
17 76 (0.66%) Apache Solr
18 60 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
19 54 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
20 53 (0.46%) Confluence
Applications
1 986 (8.59%) MS Excel
2 229 (1.99%) Photoshop
3 97 (0.84%) MS Office
4 92 (0.80%) PowerPivot
5 90 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 85 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
7 27 (0.24%) Fireworks
8 21 (0.18%) MS Visio
9 15 (0.13%) InfoPath
9 15 (0.13%) InDesign
10 11 (0.096%) Adobe Captivate
11 8 (0.070%) AutoCAD
12 6 (0.052%) PrintSoft PReS
13 5 (0.044%) Quicktime
13 5 (0.044%) Mingle
13 5 (0.044%) OmniGraffle
13 5 (0.044%) Final Cut Pro
14 4 (0.035%) GIMP
15 3 (0.026%) Adobe After Effects
16 2 (0.017%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 113 (0.98%) Magento
2 100 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
3 72 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
4 61 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
5 54 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
5 54 (0.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 45 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 36 (0.31%) Oracle General Ledger
7 36 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
7 36 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
8 34 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
9 33 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
10 28 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
11 27 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
12 21 (0.18%) Oracle Assets
13 19 (0.17%) HFM
13 19 (0.17%) Oracle HRMS
14 16 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
15 15 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
16 14 (0.12%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 290 (2.53%) SaaS
2 256 (2.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 225 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
4 63 (0.55%) GitHub
5 53 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
6 29 (0.25%) PaaS
7 28 (0.24%) Office 365
8 23 (0.20%) Force.com
9 20 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
10 19 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
11 17 (0.15%) Amazon S3
11 17 (0.15%) AWS OpsWorks
12 16 (0.14%) Google Analytics
13 10 (0.087%) Google Compute Engine
13 10 (0.087%) Google App Engine
14 5 (0.044%) Heroku
14 5 (0.044%) Amazon EMR
15 4 (0.035%) MailChimp
16 3 (0.026%) Rackspace Cloud
16 3 (0.026%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 313 (2.73%) Internet
2 234 (2.04%) HTTP
3 99 (0.86%) TCP/IP
4 77 (0.67%) Intranet
5 76 (0.66%) DNS
6 56 (0.49%) SMTP
7 43 (0.37%) LDAP
8 42 (0.37%) Broadband
9 38 (0.33%) Wireless
10 33 (0.29%) AMQP
11 32 (0.28%) Bluetooth
12 26 (0.23%) Network Security
13 22 (0.19%) CTI
14 21 (0.18%) DHCP
15 19 (0.17%) Firewall
16 17 (0.15%) RFID
17 16 (0.14%) NFC
18 15 (0.13%) SSL
19 13 (0.11%) SAN
20 11 (0.096%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4135 (36.00%) SQL Server
2 1622 (14.12%) MySQL
3 695 (6.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 667 (5.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 608 (5.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 531 (4.62%) NoSQL
7 500 (4.35%) Relational Database
8 461 (4.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 429 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
10 391 (3.40%) MongoDB
11 280 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
12 248 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
13 220 (1.92%) Oracle Database
14 219 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
15 202 (1.76%) Big Data
16 160 (1.39%) RDBMS
17 114 (0.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 99 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
19 93 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
20 86 (0.75%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 1206 (10.50%) Git (software)
2 982 (8.55%) Visual Studio
3 782 (6.81%) Subversion
4 531 (4.62%) NUnit
5 522 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 438 (3.81%) Eclipse
7 417 (3.63%) Maven
8 369 (3.21%) Jenkins
9 350 (3.05%) Rhino Mocks
10 284 (2.47%) Moq
11 267 (2.32%) JUnit
12 264 (2.30%) JIRA
13 242 (2.11%) Ant
14 226 (1.97%) Selenium
15 207 (1.80%) MSTest
16 142 (1.24%) ReSharper
17 135 (1.18%) PHPUnit
18 129 (1.12%) Grunt
19 108 (0.94%) Oracle Forms
20 98 (0.85%) Xcode
General
1 1629 (14.18%) Finance
2 560 (4.88%) Marketing
3 487 (4.24%) Telecoms
4 297 (2.59%) Retail
5 230 (2.00%) Banking
6 222 (1.93%) Games
7 195 (1.70%) Advertising
8 156 (1.36%) Manufacturing
9 110 (0.96%) Automotive
10 108 (0.94%) Publishing
11 94 (0.82%) Electronics
12 83 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
13 60 (0.52%) Aerospace
14 50 (0.44%) Back Office
15 40 (0.35%) Investment Banking
16 31 (0.27%) Multimedia
16 31 (0.27%) Legal
17 23 (0.20%) Local Government
18 19 (0.17%) Law
19 18 (0.16%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5360 (46.67%) .NET
2 5090 (44.32%) HTML
3 4517 (39.33%) CSS
4 3734 (32.51%) ASP.NET
5 3002 (26.14%) jQuery
6 1948 (16.96%) XML
7 1824 (15.88%) HTML5
8 1822 (15.86%) Web Services
9 1768 (15.39%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1191 (10.37%) WCF
11 1185 (10.32%) .NET Framework
12 1161 (10.11%) CSS3
13 1127 (9.81%) AngularJS
14 1056 (9.19%) Ajax
15 986 (8.59%) Spring
16 828 (7.21%) JSON
17 734 (6.39%) J2EE
18 653 (5.69%) Hibernate
19 650 (5.66%) REST
20 606 (5.28%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 997 (8.68%) Computer Science
2 737 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
3 629 (5.48%) Mobile App
4 508 (4.42%) User Experience
5 407 (3.54%) Open Source
6 327 (2.85%) Enterprise Software
7 261 (2.27%) Inversion of Control
8 256 (2.23%) Mathematics
9 192 (1.67%) Social Media
10 162 (1.41%) Client/Server
11 119 (1.04%) Visualisation
12 114 (0.99%) Algorithms
13 111 (0.97%) Data Integration
14 106 (0.92%) iPhone
14 106 (0.92%) Social Network
15 100 (0.87%) Clustering
16 96 (0.84%) Data Structures
17 92 (0.80%) W3C
18 83 (0.72%) iPad
19 75 (0.65%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1431 (12.46%) Windows
2 1395 (12.15%) Linux
3 650 (5.66%) Android
4 589 (5.13%) Apple iOS
5 567 (4.94%) UNIX
6 114 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 90 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 77 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 59 (0.51%) Windows Phone
10 55 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
11 54 (0.47%) Windows 7
12 48 (0.42%) Windows 8
13 44 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
14 39 (0.34%) Ubuntu
15 34 (0.30%) AIX
16 28 (0.24%) Mac OS X
17 24 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
18 19 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
19 16 (0.14%) Debian
19 16 (0.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4160 (36.22%) Agile Software Development
2 3683 (32.07%) MVC
3 1965 (17.11%) TDD
4 1863 (16.22%) OO
5 1536 (13.37%) Scrum
6 1489 (12.96%) Software Engineering
7 998 (8.69%) Web Development
8 942 (8.20%) Continuous Integration
9 785 (6.84%) Business Intelligence
10 777 (6.77%) Unit Testing
11 743 (6.47%) OOP
12 616 (5.36%) BDD
13 588 (5.12%) E-Commerce
14 582 (5.07%) Web Application Development
15 494 (4.30%) OOD
16 443 (3.86%) UML
17 419 (3.65%) Mobile Development
18 391 (3.40%) Multithreading
19 367 (3.20%) ETL
20 360 (3.13%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 5438 (47.35%) JavaScript
2 5333 (46.43%) C#
3 4319 (37.61%) SQL
4 2619 (22.80%) Java
5 1636 (14.24%) PHP
6 1167 (10.16%) T-SQL
7 941 (8.19%) VB.NET
8 903 (7.86%) C++
9 512 (4.46%) Python
10 498 (4.34%) Ruby
11 445 (3.87%) VB
12 402 (3.50%) PL/SQL
13 342 (2.98%) C
14 269 (2.34%) Objective-C
15 198 (1.72%) PHP5
16 186 (1.62%) Perl
17 171 (1.49%) VB6
18 135 (1.18%) VBA
19 78 (0.68%) Shell Script
20 73 (0.64%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 1692 (14.73%) Degree
2 141 (1.23%) Security Cleared
3 136 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 114 (0.99%) SC Cleared
5 25 (0.22%) OCPJP
6 24 (0.21%) HND
7 23 (0.20%) PhD
8 22 (0.19%) Sun Certification
9 21 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
10 20 (0.17%) MCP
11 19 (0.17%) DV Cleared
12 17 (0.15%) MCAD
13 15 (0.13%) MCSD
14 11 (0.096%) OCMJD
15 10 (0.087%) MCPD
16 9 (0.078%) MCSE
16 9 (0.078%) Siebel Certification
17 7 (0.061%) MOS
18 6 (0.052%) Postgraduate
18 6 (0.052%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 303 (2.64%) QA
2 45 (0.39%) ISO 9001
3 20 (0.17%) WCAG
4 17 (0.15%) SLA
5 13 (0.11%) HL7
6 10 (0.087%) Section 508
7 8 (0.070%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.044%) DICOM
8 5 (0.044%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (0.044%) WAI
8 5 (0.044%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.044%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.035%) COBIT
10 3 (0.026%) GAMP
11 1 (0.009%) Solvency II
System Software
1 42 (0.37%) Active Directory
2 21 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (0.17%) iptables
4 16 (0.14%) Docker
5 12 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
6 11 (0.096%) VirtualBox
7 7 (0.061%) Firmware
8 4 (0.035%) Apache Flume
8 4 (0.035%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.035%) Varnish
8 4 (0.035%) Kamailio
8 4 (0.035%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.017%) OpenSIPS
9 2 (0.017%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.009%) Snort
10 1 (0.009%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.009%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.009%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 110 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
2 84 (0.73%) Puppet
3 25 (0.22%) Capistrano
3 25 (0.22%) Ansible
3 25 (0.22%) Vagrant
4 18 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
5 13 (0.11%) Nagios
6 6 (0.052%) WebSphere Cast Iron
7 4 (0.035%) cPanel
7 4 (0.035%) SCCM
8 3 (0.026%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 3 (0.026%) TeamSite
9 2 (0.017%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.017%) StatsD
9 2 (0.017%) logstash
10 1 (0.009%) SCOM
10 1 (0.009%) Nessus
10 1 (0.009%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.009%) Control-M
10 1 (0.009%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2048 (17.83%) Microsoft
2 1061 (9.24%) Oracle
3 333 (2.90%) Zend
4 206 (1.79%) Google
5 197 (1.72%) Adobe
6 187 (1.63%) Twitter
7 182 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
8 159 (1.38%) Cognos
9 134 (1.17%) Facebook
10 125 (1.09%) SAP
10 125 (1.09%) Apple
11 117 (1.02%) IBM
12 114 (0.99%) Sitecore
13 108 (0.94%) Xamarin
14 81 (0.71%) Red Hat
15 80 (0.70%) Informatica
16 70 (0.61%) hybris
17 66 (0.57%) Sencha
18 61 (0.53%) Tableau
18 61 (0.53%) Business Objects
Slough, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Expert Employment Ltd
Salary: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Yoh
Posted: 15 hours ago
Surrey
Yoh
Posted: 15 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Yoh
Posted: 15 hours ago
Epsom, Surrey
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Centric Resource
Salary: From £35,000 to £47,000 per annum + Comprehensive Benefits Package + P
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hove, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £33000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum £30,000 - £40,000 DOE.
Posted: 20 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 20 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 20 hours ago
Berkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 20 hours ago