The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 84 60 71
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 707 887 818
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.41% 4.29% 3.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.58% 4.53% 4.01%
Number of salaries quoted 660 793 778
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,450
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
19758 19598 20408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.27% 94.69% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 16144 15491 17340
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 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

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 27 February 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Hampshire +34 195 £35,000 -6.66% 26
Surrey -19 149 £50,000 +11.11% 23
Berkshire -73 103 £40,000 -2.43% 18
Oxfordshire -14 71 £31,193 -24.83% 8
East Sussex -13 70 £38,750 +27.04% 3
West Sussex +2 66 £40,500 +1.25% 2
Buckinghamshire -23 30 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Kent -18 21 £39,000 -11.36% 1
Sussex +1 5 £47,500 -5.00%
Middlesex -11 2 £38,750 -32.60%
Isle of Wight - 1 £21,000 - 1
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 1060 (73.10%) C#
2 872 (60.14%) .NET
3 702 (48.41%) JavaScript
4 636 (43.86%) SQL Server
5 621 (42.83%) HTML
6 612 (42.21%) SQL
7 611 (42.14%) ASP.NET
8 538 (37.10%) CSS
9 504 (34.76%) Agile Software Development
10 436 (30.07%) Software Engineering
11 428 (29.52%) Degree
12 401 (27.66%) Microsoft
12 401 (27.66%) MVC
13 395 (27.24%) OO
14 394 (27.17%) Java
15 377 (26.00%) C++
16 343 (23.66%) jQuery
17 277 (19.10%) Windows
18 255 (17.59%) ASP.NET MVC
19 254 (17.52%) XML
20 244 (16.83%) Linux
21 241 (16.62%) .NET Framework
22 222 (15.31%) Computer Science
23 213 (14.69%) Visual Studio
24 197 (13.59%) Web Services
25 195 (13.45%) TDD
26 191 (13.17%) VB.NET
27 188 (12.97%) MS Excel
27 188 (12.97%) Finance
28 176 (12.14%) T-SQL

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 70 (4.83%) IIS
2 48 (3.31%) Apache
3 46 (3.17%) Confluence
4 39 (2.69%) Tomcat
5 37 (2.55%) SharePoint
6 18 (1.24%) Node.js
7 16 (1.10%) ColdFusion
8 14 (0.97%) FormScape
8 14 (0.97%) JBoss
8 14 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
8 14 (0.97%) nginx
9 13 (0.90%) CMS
10 11 (0.76%) WebSphere
11 10 (0.69%) WebLogic
11 10 (0.69%) Drupal
11 10 (0.69%) GlassFish
12 7 (0.48%) Apache ServiceMix
13 5 (0.34%) Apache Pig
13 5 (0.34%) Apache Solr
14 4 (0.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 188 (12.97%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.38%) Photoshop
3 17 (1.17%) MS Office
4 9 (0.62%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.41%) Mathematica
6 3 (0.21%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.069%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.069%) Line 100
Cloud Services
1 50 (3.45%) SaaS
2 12 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (0.69%) GitHub
4 4 (0.28%) PaaS
5 2 (0.14%) Force.com
6 1 (0.069%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (2.07%) Internet
2 27 (1.86%) TCP/IP
3 19 (1.31%) HTTP
4 16 (1.10%) DNS
5 13 (0.90%) DHCP
6 11 (0.76%) GPRS
7 10 (0.69%) GSM
7 10 (0.69%) Bluetooth
8 7 (0.48%) LAN
8 7 (0.48%) Wireless
9 5 (0.34%) Network Security
10 3 (0.21%) Software-Defined Radio
10 3 (0.21%) Frame Relay
10 3 (0.21%) X.25
10 3 (0.21%) SSL
10 3 (0.21%) CTI
11 2 (0.14%) DVB
11 2 (0.14%) Firewall
11 2 (0.14%) LTE
11 2 (0.14%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 636 (43.86%) SQL Server
2 101 (6.97%) MySQL
3 63 (4.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 52 (3.59%) Big Data
5 45 (3.10%) NoSQL
6 43 (2.97%) Relational Database
7 38 (2.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 35 (2.41%) SQL Server 2005
8 35 (2.41%) RavenDB
9 32 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
10 25 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 22 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
12 21 (1.45%) MongoDB
13 19 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 13 (0.90%) SQLite
15 11 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
16 10 (0.69%) Data Mining
16 10 (0.69%) RDBMS
17 9 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
17 9 (0.62%) Redis
Development Applications
1 213 (14.69%) Visual Studio
2 138 (9.52%) NUnit
3 108 (7.45%) Git (software)
4 96 (6.62%) Rhino Mocks
5 84 (5.79%) Team Foundation Server
6 61 (4.21%) TeamCity
7 58 (4.00%) JIRA
8 47 (3.24%) Eclipse
9 38 (2.62%) Moq
10 36 (2.48%) ReSharper
11 34 (2.34%) Subversion
11 34 (2.34%) Cucumber
12 31 (2.14%) NCrunch
12 31 (2.14%) WATIR
13 21 (1.45%) Jenkins
14 20 (1.38%) Maven
15 15 (1.03%) JUnit
16 14 (0.97%) Behat
16 14 (0.97%) PHPUnit
17 10 (0.69%) NetBeans
General
1 188 (12.97%) Finance
2 69 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 67 (4.62%) Retail
4 45 (3.10%) Automotive
5 41 (2.83%) Aerospace
6 39 (2.69%) Back Office
7 26 (1.79%) Games
8 20 (1.38%) Marketing
9 18 (1.24%) Banking
10 15 (1.03%) Advertising
11 7 (0.48%) Military
11 7 (0.48%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.48%) Electronics
12 5 (0.34%) Publishing
12 5 (0.34%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.21%) Law
14 3 (0.21%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.14%) Local Government
16 1 (0.069%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 872 (60.14%) .NET
2 621 (42.83%) HTML
3 611 (42.14%) ASP.NET
4 538 (37.10%) CSS
5 343 (23.66%) jQuery
6 255 (17.59%) ASP.NET MVC
7 254 (17.52%) XML
8 241 (16.62%) .NET Framework
9 197 (13.59%) Web Services
10 175 (12.07%) Ajax
11 148 (10.21%) HTML5
12 147 (10.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 141 (9.72%) WCF
14 138 (9.52%) WPF
15 101 (6.97%) SOAP
16 95 (6.55%) LINQ
17 83 (5.72%) CSS3
18 77 (5.31%) AngularJS
19 70 (4.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 60 (4.14%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 222 (15.31%) Computer Science
2 131 (9.03%) Mathematics
3 107 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
4 54 (3.72%) Open Source
5 51 (3.52%) Physics
6 48 (3.31%) Mobile App
7 46 (3.17%) Algorithms
8 27 (1.86%) Visualisation
9 23 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
10 18 (1.24%) Social Media
11 14 (0.97%) Social Network
11 14 (0.97%) Data Extraction
12 13 (0.90%) GIS
13 11 (0.76%) Client/Server
13 11 (0.76%) Life Science
14 10 (0.69%) Device Driver
14 10 (0.69%) Clustering
15 9 (0.62%) VHDL
15 9 (0.62%) Inversion of Control
15 9 (0.62%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 277 (19.10%) Windows
2 244 (16.83%) Linux
3 74 (5.10%) Android
4 64 (4.41%) UNIX
5 52 (3.59%) Apple iOS
6 15 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (0.97%) Windows 8
8 7 (0.48%) Embedded Linux
9 6 (0.41%) FreeBSD
10 5 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.28%) Debian
11 4 (0.28%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.21%) Fedora
12 3 (0.21%) Solaris
13 2 (0.14%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.14%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.069%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.069%) CentOS
14 1 (0.069%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 504 (34.76%) Agile Software Development
2 436 (30.07%) Software Engineering
3 401 (27.66%) MVC
4 395 (27.24%) OO
5 195 (13.45%) TDD
6 171 (11.79%) OOD
7 156 (10.76%) Scrum
8 129 (8.90%) Continuous Integration
9 110 (7.59%) OOP
9 110 (7.59%) Web Development
10 105 (7.24%) Unit Testing
11 104 (7.17%) UML
12 75 (5.17%) BDD
13 69 (4.76%) Software Architecture
14 64 (4.41%) Multithreading
15 62 (4.28%) E-Commerce
16 61 (4.21%) Refactoring
17 57 (3.93%) User Stories
17 57 (3.93%) Mentoring
18 44 (3.03%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 1060 (73.10%) C#
2 702 (48.41%) JavaScript
3 612 (42.21%) SQL
4 394 (27.17%) Java
5 377 (26.00%) C++
6 191 (13.17%) VB.NET
7 176 (12.14%) T-SQL
8 147 (10.14%) C
9 133 (9.17%) PHP
10 81 (5.59%) VB
11 68 (4.69%) Python
12 62 (4.28%) Ruby
13 38 (2.62%) VB6
14 30 (2.07%) Perl
14 30 (2.07%) COBOL
15 26 (1.79%) Delphi
16 25 (1.72%) MATLAB
17 24 (1.66%) VBScript
18 22 (1.52%) Ada
19 21 (1.45%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 428 (29.52%) Degree
2 39 (2.69%) Security Cleared
3 26 (1.79%) PhD
4 21 (1.45%) VCP4
5 18 (1.24%) SC Cleared
6 17 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (0.69%) OCPJP
7 10 (0.69%) OCMJD
8 6 (0.41%) Oracle Certification
8 6 (0.41%) Postgraduate
9 4 (0.28%) HND
9 4 (0.28%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.21%) MCP
11 2 (0.14%) OCPJWCD
12 1 (0.069%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.069%) HNC
12 1 (0.069%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.069%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (4.28%) QA
2 14 (0.97%) ISO 9001
3 9 (0.62%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.28%) COBIT
5 2 (0.14%) HL7
5 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.069%) WCAG
6 1 (0.069%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.069%) Section 508
System Software
1 17 (1.17%) Firmware
2 4 (0.28%) Hyper-V
2 4 (0.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.48%) Puppet
3 2 (0.14%) StatsD
3 2 (0.14%) Graphite
3 2 (0.14%) Capistrano
3 2 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 401 (27.66%) Microsoft
2 70 (4.83%) Oracle
3 42 (2.90%) Salesforce.com
3 42 (2.90%) Endeca
4 32 (2.21%) Telerik
5 31 (2.14%) RedPrairie
6 26 (1.79%) Google
7 22 (1.52%) Twitter
8 21 (1.45%) TOWER Software
9 20 (1.38%) DevExpress
10 18 (1.24%) Zend
10 18 (1.24%) Red Hat
11 12 (0.83%) Sun
12 11 (0.76%) Facebook
13 9 (0.62%) Xamarin
13 9 (0.62%) IBM
13 9 (0.62%) Atlassian
14 7 (0.48%) Atomikos
15 6 (0.41%) Redback
15 6 (0.41%) Perforce
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 4 hours ago
Wantage, Oxfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £50,000 to £60,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cowes, Isle of Wight
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits + training & de
Posted: 10 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Code Red Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Plus pension, gym membership, heal
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago