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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 77 80 93
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 766 700 674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.48% 3.33% 2.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.68% 3.51% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 675 651 612
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £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
20834 19960 21803
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.61% 95.01% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 16313 16479 18662
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,400 £58,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

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 15 September 2014.

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 15 September 2014. 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 +16 209 £47,500 +18.75% 16
Hampshire -7 141 £35,000 - 18
Berkshire -20 106 £40,000 - 8
East Sussex +20 93 £35,000 -20.45% 3
Oxfordshire -9 67 £32,000 -5.88% 16
Buckinghamshire +3 57 £36,750 +5.00% 2
West Sussex -7 45 £40,000 -2.43% 5
Kent +21 35 £40,000 - 5
Sussex +9 9 £50,000 +5.26%
Isle of Wight -6 6 £26,500 -33.75%
Middlesex -4 4 £37,500 -18.91% 2
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 1309 (75.62%) C#
2 1170 (67.59%) .NET
3 874 (50.49%) SQL
4 821 (47.43%) ASP.NET
5 804 (46.45%) SQL Server
6 791 (45.70%) JavaScript
7 734 (42.40%) HTML
8 615 (35.53%) Agile Software Development
9 598 (34.55%) CSS
10 520 (30.04%) Degree
11 516 (29.81%) Software Engineering
12 513 (29.64%) MVC
13 512 (29.58%) Microsoft
14 510 (29.46%) OO
15 433 (25.01%) C++
16 404 (23.34%) Java
17 357 (20.62%) jQuery
18 308 (17.79%) Windows
19 303 (17.50%) XML
20 285 (16.46%) Computer Science
21 262 (15.14%) Visual Studio
21 262 (15.14%) ASP.NET MVC
22 254 (14.67%) WCF
23 249 (14.38%) .NET Framework
24 246 (14.21%) TDD
25 243 (14.04%) Finance
26 240 (13.86%) VB.NET
27 236 (13.63%) WPF
28 230 (13.29%) MS Excel
29 228 (13.17%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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
1 117 (6.76%) IIS
2 51 (2.95%) SharePoint
3 29 (1.68%) Apache
3 29 (1.68%) Confluence
4 26 (1.50%) Tomcat
5 23 (1.33%) Node.js
6 13 (0.75%) Drupal
7 10 (0.58%) WebLogic
7 10 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (0.40%) ColdFusion
8 7 (0.40%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.29%) CMS
10 4 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (0.23%) Mule
11 3 (0.17%) Railo
12 2 (0.12%) Kentico
12 2 (0.12%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.12%) nginx
12 2 (0.12%) Alfresco
Applications
1 230 (13.29%) MS Excel
2 21 (1.21%) MS Office
3 4 (0.23%) MS Project
4 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.058%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.058%) Zemax
Business Applications
1 18 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.058%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.058%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.058%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 49 (2.83%) SaaS
2 22 (1.27%) GitHub
3 13 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.12%) Heroku
5 2 (0.12%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 37 (2.14%) Internet
2 32 (1.85%) TCP/IP
3 16 (0.92%) HTTP
4 10 (0.58%) DNS
5 6 (0.35%) Intranet
6 5 (0.29%) SSL
7 4 (0.23%) GSM
7 4 (0.23%) UMTS
7 4 (0.23%) SNMP
7 4 (0.23%) Firewall
8 3 (0.17%) 3G
8 3 (0.17%) LAN
8 3 (0.17%) PSTN
8 3 (0.17%) WAN
8 3 (0.17%) GPRS
8 3 (0.17%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.12%) DHCP
9 2 (0.12%) SDH
9 2 (0.12%) MPLS
9 2 (0.12%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 804 (46.45%) SQL Server
2 125 (7.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 96 (5.55%) MySQL
4 76 (4.39%) SQL Server 2005
5 47 (2.72%) SQL Server 2012
6 41 (2.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 39 (2.25%) Big Data
8 36 (2.08%) Relational Database
9 32 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 28 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 28 (1.62%) RavenDB
11 23 (1.33%) Oracle Database
12 22 (1.27%) NoSQL
13 18 (1.04%) SQL Server 2000
13 18 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
14 17 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
14 17 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
15 16 (0.92%) RDBMS
16 11 (0.64%) MongoDB
17 10 (0.58%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 262 (15.14%) Visual Studio
2 139 (8.03%) NUnit
3 125 (7.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 98 (5.66%) Rhino Mocks
5 79 (4.56%) Subversion
6 77 (4.45%) Git (software)
7 35 (2.02%) JIRA
8 34 (1.96%) Moq
9 32 (1.85%) ReSharper
9 32 (1.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 31 (1.79%) TeamCity
11 30 (1.73%) Cucumber
12 29 (1.68%) Jenkins
12 29 (1.68%) Maven
13 28 (1.62%) WATIR
13 28 (1.62%) NCrunch
14 23 (1.33%) Selenium
15 17 (0.98%) Eclipse
16 16 (0.92%) TestComplete
16 16 (0.92%) Ranorex
General
1 243 (14.04%) Finance
2 67 (3.87%) Marketing
3 54 (3.12%) Retail
4 50 (2.89%) Banking
5 46 (2.66%) Back Office
6 45 (2.60%) Games
7 44 (2.54%) Telecoms
8 38 (2.20%) Investment Banking
9 24 (1.39%) Aerospace
10 20 (1.16%) Automotive
11 11 (0.64%) Manufacturing
12 8 (0.46%) Publishing
13 4 (0.23%) Multimedia
13 4 (0.23%) Legal
13 4 (0.23%) Electronics
14 3 (0.17%) Military
14 3 (0.17%) French Language
15 2 (0.12%) Advertising
16 1 (0.058%) Billing
16 1 (0.058%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1170 (67.59%) .NET
2 821 (47.43%) ASP.NET
3 734 (42.40%) HTML
4 598 (34.55%) CSS
5 357 (20.62%) jQuery
6 303 (17.50%) XML
7 262 (15.14%) ASP.NET MVC
8 254 (14.67%) WCF
9 249 (14.38%) .NET Framework
10 236 (13.63%) WPF
11 228 (13.17%) Web Services
12 187 (10.80%) Ajax
13 180 (10.40%) WinForms
14 175 (10.11%) HTML5
15 143 (8.26%) LINQ
16 103 (5.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 100 (5.78%) CSS3
18 91 (5.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 87 (5.03%) SOAP
20 83 (4.79%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 285 (16.46%) Computer Science
2 150 (8.67%) Mathematics
3 103 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
4 83 (4.79%) Enterprise Software
5 75 (4.33%) Mobile App
6 46 (2.66%) Physics
7 32 (1.85%) Client/Server
8 30 (1.73%) User Experience
9 29 (1.68%) Open Source
10 26 (1.50%) N-Tier
11 15 (0.87%) Social Media
12 13 (0.75%) RIA
13 12 (0.69%) Visualisation
13 12 (0.69%) Kindle
14 11 (0.64%) 3D Graphics
15 10 (0.58%) PDA
16 9 (0.52%) VHDL
17 8 (0.46%) Statistics
18 7 (0.40%) Management Information System
18 7 (0.40%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 308 (17.79%) Windows
2 173 (9.99%) Linux
3 85 (4.91%) Android
4 55 (3.18%) Apple iOS
5 51 (2.95%) UNIX
6 9 (0.52%) Windows 8
6 9 (0.52%) Windows Phone
7 6 (0.35%) Mac OS
8 4 (0.23%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.17%) Solaris
9 3 (0.17%) CentOS
9 3 (0.17%) Debian
9 3 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.12%) VxWorks
10 2 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.12%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.058%) AIX
11 1 (0.058%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 615 (35.53%) Agile Software Development
2 516 (29.81%) Software Engineering
3 513 (29.64%) MVC
4 510 (29.46%) OO
5 246 (14.21%) TDD
6 179 (10.34%) OOD
7 154 (8.90%) Scrum
8 129 (7.45%) Unit Testing
9 111 (6.41%) OOP
10 83 (4.79%) Web Development
10 83 (4.79%) Continuous Integration
11 78 (4.51%) User Stories
12 74 (4.27%) BDD
12 74 (4.27%) E-Commerce
13 59 (3.41%) Mentoring
14 56 (3.24%) Project Management
15 51 (2.95%) Refactoring
16 50 (2.89%) UML
16 50 (2.89%) Multithreading
17 49 (2.83%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 1309 (75.62%) C#
2 874 (50.49%) SQL
3 791 (45.70%) JavaScript
4 433 (25.01%) C++
5 404 (23.34%) Java
6 240 (13.86%) VB.NET
7 202 (11.67%) T-SQL
8 159 (9.19%) C
9 114 (6.59%) PHP
10 112 (6.47%) VB
11 69 (3.99%) Python
12 59 (3.41%) VB6
13 55 (3.18%) Perl
14 46 (2.66%) Ruby
15 33 (1.91%) Shell Script
15 33 (1.91%) PL/SQL
16 31 (1.79%) Delphi
17 22 (1.27%) VBScript
17 22 (1.27%) Bash Shell
18 20 (1.16%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 520 (30.04%) Degree
2 43 (2.48%) Security Cleared
3 32 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (1.73%) PhD
5 12 (0.69%) DV Cleared
6 10 (0.58%) SC Cleared
7 8 (0.46%) MCP
8 4 (0.23%) ISEB
8 4 (0.23%) Postgraduate
9 3 (0.17%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.17%) MCAD
9 3 (0.17%) MCSD
10 2 (0.12%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.058%) MCTS
11 1 (0.058%) HND
11 1 (0.058%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (3.58%) QA
2 15 (0.87%) ISO 9001
3 9 (0.52%) HL7
4 8 (0.46%) GAMP
5 4 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.23%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.058%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 5 (0.29%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.12%) vSphere
2 2 (0.12%) Squid
3 1 (0.058%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.058%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 23 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.29%) Capistrano
2 5 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.12%) Nagios
3 2 (0.12%) Puppet
3 2 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 512 (29.58%) Microsoft
2 146 (8.43%) Oracle
3 29 (1.68%) Endeca
4 28 (1.62%) RedPrairie
5 23 (1.33%) TOWER Software
6 15 (0.87%) IBM
7 13 (0.75%) Red Hat
8 12 (0.69%) SAP
8 12 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
8 12 (0.69%) Telerik
9 11 (0.64%) Twitter
10 10 (0.58%) Zend
11 9 (0.52%) DevExpress
11 9 (0.52%) Infragistics
12 8 (0.46%) Sage
12 8 (0.46%) Sybase
12 8 (0.46%) CA
13 6 (0.35%) MathWorks
14 5 (0.29%) Adobe
14 5 (0.29%) Coverity
Surrey
ECM Selection
Salary: £33k starting package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £50,000
Posted: 17 hours ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Exceptional Environment & Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £27000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone, Kent
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £18000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £40,000 per annum pro rata - 6 months fixed term contract
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £28000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare + Flex Hours
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: Competitive Salary + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + excellent bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Thames Ditton, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago