The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 74 87 82
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 640 702 735
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.67% 3.33% 3.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.78% 3.45% 3.50%
Number of salaries quoted 621 650 646
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Software 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
16934 20356 20992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.98% 96.58% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 14151 17066 16412
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured Software Developer in the job title.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Software Developer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in the South East

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in the South East

Software Developer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +27 219 £40,000 - 32
Berkshire +26 126 £45,000 -5.26% 16
Surrey -22 98 £45,000 - 17
Oxfordshire +13 89 £38,500 +2.66% 15
East Sussex -14 43 £45,000 +12.50% 4
West Sussex +14 30 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Buckinghamshire -9 26 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Home Counties - 4 £50,000 -
Kent -8 3 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Middlesex - 2 £65,000 -
Software Developer
England

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 South East region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 1083 (68.67%) C#
2 993 (62.97%) .NET
3 776 (49.21%) SQL
4 729 (46.23%) JavaScript
5 657 (41.66%) SQL Server
6 640 (40.58%) ASP.NET
7 616 (39.06%) MVC
7 616 (39.06%) HTML
8 576 (36.53%) Agile Software Development
9 519 (32.91%) CSS
10 451 (28.60%) Degree
11 407 (25.81%) ASP.NET MVC
12 402 (25.49%) Software Engineering
13 375 (23.78%) C++
14 371 (23.53%) jQuery
15 362 (22.95%) Java
16 305 (19.34%) Computer Science
17 301 (19.09%) Finance
17 301 (19.09%) OO
18 294 (18.64%) Windows
19 288 (18.26%) Web Services
20 276 (17.50%) Microsoft
21 260 (16.49%) XML
22 240 (15.22%) TDD
23 218 (13.82%) WCF
23 218 (13.82%) Scrum
24 196 (12.43%) Visual Studio
24 196 (12.43%) SDLC
25 190 (12.05%) .NET Framework
26 179 (11.35%) OOP

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 54 (3.42%) IIS
2 37 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
3 33 (2.09%) JBoss
4 32 (2.03%) Tomcat
5 31 (1.97%) WebLogic
6 26 (1.65%) Apache
7 22 (1.40%) WebSphere
8 17 (1.08%) Apache Solr
9 16 (1.01%) NServiceBus
10 15 (0.95%) CMS
11 14 (0.89%) SharePoint
12 9 (0.57%) Apache Spark
13 5 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (0.19%) Umbraco
15 2 (0.13%) Alfresco
15 2 (0.13%) Confluence
16 1 (0.063%) GlassFish
16 1 (0.063%) nginx
16 1 (0.063%) Oracle Service Bus
16 1 (0.063%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 94 (5.96%) MS Excel
2 42 (2.66%) MS Office
3 6 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.19%) InDesign
5 2 (0.13%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.13%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.063%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.063%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.063%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.063%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 84 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 61 (3.87%) SaaS
3 49 (3.11%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (0.95%) PaaS
5 12 (0.76%) GitHub
6 4 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.25%) Force.com
6 4 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.19%) Google Apps
7 3 (0.19%) Slack
8 2 (0.13%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.063%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.063%) Heroku
9 1 (0.063%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (1.33%) TCP/IP
2 13 (0.82%) Internet
3 8 (0.51%) HTTP
4 5 (0.32%) CTI
5 4 (0.25%) Network Security
6 3 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.13%) Bluetooth
7 2 (0.13%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.13%) IP Telephony
7 2 (0.13%) SSL
7 2 (0.13%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.063%) 5G
8 1 (0.063%) AMQP
8 1 (0.063%) Firewall
8 1 (0.063%) ICMP
8 1 (0.063%) IPv4
8 1 (0.063%) Skype
8 1 (0.063%) SNMP
8 1 (0.063%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 657 (41.66%) SQL Server
2 141 (8.94%) Relational Database
3 117 (7.42%) MySQL
4 86 (5.45%) NoSQL
5 62 (3.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 59 (3.74%) SQL Server 2008
7 47 (2.98%) MongoDB
8 35 (2.22%) Big Data
9 33 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 32 (2.03%) RDBMS
11 31 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
12 26 (1.65%) Oracle Database
13 16 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
14 12 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
14 12 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
15 11 (0.70%) Data Mining
15 11 (0.70%) MS Access
16 10 (0.63%) Azure SQL Database
16 10 (0.63%) GIS
16 10 (0.63%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 196 (12.43%) Visual Studio
2 137 (8.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 109 (6.91%) Git (software)
4 65 (4.12%) Subversion
5 51 (3.23%) Eclipse
6 33 (2.09%) Maven
7 31 (1.97%) NUnit
8 27 (1.71%) Bugzilla
8 27 (1.71%) Trac
9 26 (1.65%) Jenkins
10 22 (1.40%) TeamCity
11 20 (1.27%) JIRA
12 18 (1.14%) ReSharper
13 14 (0.89%) JUnit
14 11 (0.70%) Clang
14 11 (0.70%) GCC
14 11 (0.70%) MSTest
15 10 (0.63%) Ant
16 9 (0.57%) Grunt
16 9 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 301 (19.09%) Finance
2 129 (8.18%) Telecoms
3 94 (5.96%) Automotive
4 87 (5.52%) Aerospace
5 72 (4.57%) Banking
6 48 (3.04%) Games
7 43 (2.73%) Retail
8 41 (2.60%) Manufacturing
9 21 (1.33%) Electronics
10 17 (1.08%) Legal
11 15 (0.95%) Back Office
11 15 (0.95%) Military
12 13 (0.82%) Marketing
13 11 (0.70%) Financial Institution
13 11 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.38%) Advertising
14 6 (0.38%) Investment Banking
15 5 (0.32%) Publishing
16 1 (0.063%) Avionics
16 1 (0.063%) Brand Awareness
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 993 (62.97%) .NET
2 640 (40.58%) ASP.NET
3 616 (39.06%) HTML
4 519 (32.91%) CSS
5 407 (25.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 371 (23.53%) jQuery
7 288 (18.26%) Web Services
8 260 (16.49%) XML
9 218 (13.82%) WCF
10 190 (12.05%) .NET Framework
11 159 (10.08%) AngularJS
12 138 (8.75%) WPF
13 119 (7.55%) HTML5
14 117 (7.42%) ASP.NET Web API
15 112 (7.10%) Ajax
16 84 (5.33%) JSON
17 78 (4.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 75 (4.76%) CSS3
19 74 (4.69%) REST
20 73 (4.63%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 305 (19.34%) Computer Science
2 78 (4.95%) Enterprise Software
3 77 (4.88%) Mathematics
4 56 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
5 47 (2.98%) Physics
6 45 (2.85%) Visualisation
7 43 (2.73%) Mobile App
8 32 (2.03%) User Experience
9 28 (1.78%) EPoS
10 27 (1.71%) Client/Server
11 26 (1.65%) Algorithms
11 26 (1.65%) EFT
12 19 (1.20%) Life Science
13 17 (1.08%) iPad
14 16 (1.01%) PMI
15 10 (0.63%) Cyber Attack
15 10 (0.63%) Driving Licence
16 9 (0.57%) Device Driver
17 8 (0.51%) Informatics
18 7 (0.44%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 294 (18.64%) Windows
2 168 (10.65%) Linux
3 71 (4.50%) Android
4 70 (4.44%) Unix
5 56 (3.55%) Apple iOS
6 20 (1.27%) Windows Server
7 19 (1.20%) Windows 7
8 17 (1.08%) Windows 8
9 16 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (0.70%) Windows Mobile
11 10 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (0.44%) Windows XP
13 6 (0.38%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.19%) CentOS
15 2 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.13%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.063%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.063%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 616 (39.06%) MVC
2 576 (36.53%) Agile Software Development
3 402 (25.49%) Software Engineering
4 301 (19.09%) OO
5 240 (15.22%) TDD
6 218 (13.82%) Scrum
7 196 (12.43%) SDLC
8 179 (11.35%) OOP
9 119 (7.55%) OOD
10 113 (7.17%) Mentoring
11 111 (7.04%) Unit Testing
12 110 (6.98%) Web Development
13 100 (6.34%) UML
14 87 (5.52%) SOA
15 74 (4.69%) Multithreading
16 65 (4.12%) BDD
17 61 (3.87%) Continuous Integration
18 56 (3.55%) Continuous Improvement
19 52 (3.30%) Mobile Development
20 51 (3.23%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 1083 (68.67%) C#
2 776 (49.21%) SQL
3 729 (46.23%) JavaScript
4 375 (23.78%) C++
5 362 (22.95%) Java
6 160 (10.15%) Python
7 142 (9.00%) PHP
8 135 (8.56%) C
9 126 (7.99%) T-SQL
10 118 (7.48%) VB.NET
11 73 (4.63%) VB
12 56 (3.55%) Perl
13 54 (3.42%) Ruby
14 42 (2.66%) VBA
15 40 (2.54%) TypeScript
16 30 (1.90%) Delphi
17 24 (1.52%) Scala
18 22 (1.40%) F#
19 21 (1.33%) VB6
20 20 (1.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 451 (28.60%) Degree
2 44 (2.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (2.03%) PhD
4 22 (1.40%) Security Cleared
5 16 (1.01%) PMI Certification
5 16 (1.01%) SC Cleared
6 8 (0.51%) DBS Check
7 7 (0.44%) HND
8 4 (0.25%) OCPJP
8 4 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (0.19%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.13%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.063%) ISEB
11 1 (0.063%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (3.17%) QA
2 13 (0.82%) GAMP
3 6 (0.38%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.13%) WAI
4 2 (0.13%) WCAG
5 1 (0.063%) ISO13485
5 1 (0.063%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.063%) SDET
System Software
1 11 (0.70%) Docker
2 2 (0.13%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.13%) Terminal Services
2 2 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.063%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 7 (0.44%) Puppet
2 5 (0.32%) Ansible
2 5 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.13%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.063%) Cacti
4 1 (0.063%) Marathon
4 1 (0.063%) Mesos
4 1 (0.063%) Nagios
4 1 (0.063%) Packer
4 1 (0.063%) Terraform
Vendors
1 276 (17.50%) Microsoft
2 139 (8.81%) Oracle
3 38 (2.41%) Xamarin
4 28 (1.78%) Google
5 23 (1.46%) Zend
6 21 (1.33%) Sybase
7 11 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (0.57%) RedGate
9 8 (0.51%) Apple
9 8 (0.51%) Rally
10 7 (0.44%) SAP
11 5 (0.32%) Adobe
11 5 (0.32%) Progress
12 4 (0.25%) Ingenico
12 4 (0.25%) LabWare
12 4 (0.25%) Sun
13 3 (0.19%) Gemalto
13 3 (0.19%) TOWER Software
13 3 (0.19%) VeriFone
14 2 (0.13%) VMware
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Competitive - Experience Dependent
Posted: 11 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 12 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-47k+Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £25k - 28k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits Package!
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Pension, Private Medical + More
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £25000 Per Annum benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Inspire Corporation Limited
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Andover, Hampshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Pension, Gym, Life Assurance, Flexi-working
Posted: Yesterday
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + Pension, Gym, Life Assurance, Flexi-working
Posted: Yesterday
Dorking, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum + Pension, Gym, Healthcare, Flexi-working
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Pension, Gym, Healthcare, Flexi-working
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-50k+Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago