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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
England / South East
Rank 62 83 85
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 637 655 726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 4.27% 3.35% 3.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.42% 3.46% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 600 617 655
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,905 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
14426 18941 19937
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.79% 96.81% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 11980 16112 16185
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +29 228 £40,000 +6.66% 23
Surrey -2 95 £41,000 -8.88% 11
Berkshire +35 94 £45,000 +5.88% 12
Oxfordshire +14 83 £37,500 -6.25% 11
Buckinghamshire +28 52 £35,356 -16.81% 6
West Sussex -4 38 £42,500 +13.33% 2
East Sussex +3 19 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Home Counties - 13 £57,500 -
Kent +6 8 £45,000 - 3
Isle of Wight - 4 £32,500 - 1
Middlesex - 3 £42,500 - 1
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 South East region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 893 (71.96%) C#
2 840 (67.69%) .NET
3 668 (53.83%) JavaScript
4 658 (53.02%) SQL
5 640 (51.57%) HTML
6 552 (44.48%) MVC
7 513 (41.34%) ASP.NET
8 507 (40.85%) Agile Software Development
9 506 (40.77%) SQL Server
10 488 (39.32%) CSS
11 300 (24.17%) Degree
12 298 (24.01%) ASP.NET MVC
13 288 (23.21%) Java
14 276 (22.24%) Software Engineering
15 260 (20.95%) jQuery
16 234 (18.86%) AngularJS
17 231 (18.61%) Web Services
18 221 (17.81%) Microsoft
19 216 (17.41%) C++
20 201 (16.20%) Windows
21 200 (16.12%) Computer Science
22 190 (15.31%) .NET Framework
22 190 (15.31%) Python
23 186 (14.99%) Scrum
24 182 (14.67%) TDD
25 166 (13.38%) WCF
26 161 (12.97%) Finance
26 161 (12.97%) XML
27 155 (12.49%) Linux
27 155 (12.49%) Unit Testing

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 38 (3.06%) Elasticsearch
2 30 (2.42%) Apache
3 28 (2.26%) IIS
4 19 (1.53%) CMS
4 19 (1.53%) NServiceBus
5 18 (1.45%) SharePoint
6 16 (1.29%) JBoss
6 16 (1.29%) Tomcat
7 10 (0.81%) Apache Solr
8 9 (0.73%) Drupal
9 8 (0.64%) WebLogic
9 8 (0.64%) WebSphere
10 6 (0.48%) Apache Spark
11 5 (0.40%) nginx
12 4 (0.32%) Jetty
12 4 (0.32%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.24%) ArcGIS
13 3 (0.24%) SilverStripe
14 2 (0.16%) Alfresco
14 2 (0.16%) Umbraco
Applications
1 75 (6.04%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.56%) MS Office
3 6 (0.48%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.32%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.16%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.081%) InDesign
6 1 (0.081%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 6 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.32%) Magento
3 2 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.081%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.081%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 137 (11.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (3.79%) Amazon AWS
3 41 (3.30%) SaaS
4 19 (1.53%) PaaS
5 9 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (0.56%) GitHub
7 5 (0.40%) Datadog
8 4 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.24%) G Suite
9 3 (0.24%) Office 365
9 3 (0.24%) Slack
10 2 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.081%) Heroku
11 1 (0.081%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.50%) TCP/IP
2 11 (0.89%) HTTP
3 10 (0.81%) Internet
4 3 (0.24%) DHCP
4 3 (0.24%) DNS
4 3 (0.24%) Network Security
5 2 (0.16%) CTI
5 2 (0.16%) IP Telephony
5 2 (0.16%) SNMP
5 2 (0.16%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.081%) AMQP
6 1 (0.081%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.081%) Firewall
6 1 (0.081%) LAN
6 1 (0.081%) SSL
6 1 (0.081%) VPN
6 1 (0.081%) WAN
6 1 (0.081%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 506 (40.77%) SQL Server
2 80 (6.45%) NoSQL
2 80 (6.45%) Relational Database
3 76 (6.12%) MySQL
4 67 (5.40%) MongoDB
5 49 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
6 37 (2.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 28 (2.26%) Azure SQL Database
7 28 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 27 (2.18%) PostgreSQL
8 27 (2.18%) RDBMS
9 22 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
10 21 (1.69%) Redis
11 18 (1.45%) Big Data
11 18 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
12 15 (1.21%) DTS
13 13 (1.05%) Oracle Database
14 12 (0.97%) Hadoop
14 12 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
15 8 (0.64%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 127 (10.23%) Visual Studio
2 113 (9.11%) Git (software)
3 82 (6.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 48 (3.87%) NUnit
5 39 (3.14%) Subversion
6 32 (2.58%) Moq
7 30 (2.42%) TeamCity
8 23 (1.85%) Jenkins
9 22 (1.77%) JIRA
9 22 (1.77%) Maven
10 18 (1.45%) ReSharper
11 17 (1.37%) Selenium
12 15 (1.21%) Octopus Deploy
12 15 (1.21%) TestNG
13 11 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 11 (0.89%) CMake
13 11 (0.89%) Cucumber
14 10 (0.81%) Grunt
14 10 (0.81%) PHPUnit
14 10 (0.81%) Trac
General
1 161 (12.97%) Finance
2 49 (3.95%) Telecoms
3 30 (2.42%) Electronics
4 27 (2.18%) Automotive
4 27 (2.18%) Retail
5 20 (1.61%) Banking
6 18 (1.45%) Marketing
7 17 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
8 15 (1.21%) Manufacturing
9 14 (1.13%) Advertising
10 10 (0.81%) Brand Awareness
10 10 (0.81%) Legal
11 8 (0.64%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.56%) Games
13 6 (0.48%) Back Office
13 6 (0.48%) Publishing
14 5 (0.40%) Military
15 4 (0.32%) Aerospace
16 3 (0.24%) Investment Banking
16 3 (0.24%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 840 (67.69%) .NET
2 640 (51.57%) HTML
3 513 (41.34%) ASP.NET
4 488 (39.32%) CSS
5 298 (24.01%) ASP.NET MVC
6 260 (20.95%) jQuery
7 234 (18.86%) AngularJS
8 231 (18.61%) Web Services
9 190 (15.31%) .NET Framework
10 166 (13.38%) WCF
11 161 (12.97%) XML
12 144 (11.60%) ASP.NET Web API
13 143 (11.52%) HTML5
14 126 (10.15%) WPF
15 110 (8.86%) Ajax
16 95 (7.66%) RESTful
17 90 (7.25%) Entity Framework
17 90 (7.25%) WinForms
18 83 (6.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 78 (6.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 200 (16.12%) Computer Science
2 55 (4.43%) Mathematics
3 54 (4.35%) Physics
4 41 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
5 36 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
6 30 (2.42%) Mobile App
7 27 (2.18%) Algorithms
7 27 (2.18%) User Experience
8 21 (1.69%) Client/Server
8 21 (1.69%) Data Structures
9 16 (1.29%) Embedded Systems
9 16 (1.29%) PMI
10 13 (1.05%) Informatics
11 12 (0.97%) iPad
11 12 (0.97%) Life Science
11 12 (0.97%) Reinsurance
11 12 (0.97%) Social Media
12 11 (0.89%) CUDA
12 11 (0.89%) GPGPU
12 11 (0.89%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 201 (16.20%) Windows
2 155 (12.49%) Linux
3 56 (4.51%) Unix
4 53 (4.27%) Android
5 50 (4.03%) Apple iOS
6 16 (1.29%) Mac OS
7 12 (0.97%) Windows Server
8 7 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.48%) Solaris
9 6 (0.48%) Windows 10
9 6 (0.48%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.48%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.32%) CentOS
10 4 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.16%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.081%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 552 (44.48%) MVC
2 507 (40.85%) Agile Software Development
3 276 (22.24%) Software Engineering
4 186 (14.99%) Scrum
5 182 (14.67%) TDD
6 155 (12.49%) Unit Testing
7 154 (12.41%) SDLC
8 153 (12.33%) OO
9 117 (9.43%) Web Development
10 96 (7.74%) OOP
11 63 (5.08%) Multithreading
12 62 (5.00%) BDD
13 49 (3.95%) Continuous Integration
13 49 (3.95%) Mentoring
14 48 (3.87%) DevOps
14 48 (3.87%) SOLID
15 41 (3.30%) OOD
16 39 (3.14%) Cybersecurity
17 37 (2.98%) Analytics
18 35 (2.82%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 893 (71.96%) C#
2 668 (53.83%) JavaScript
3 658 (53.02%) SQL
4 288 (23.21%) Java
5 216 (17.41%) C++
6 190 (15.31%) Python
7 121 (9.75%) PHP
8 118 (9.51%) T-SQL
9 115 (9.27%) VB.NET
10 88 (7.09%) C
11 70 (5.64%) Ruby
12 56 (4.51%) VB
13 40 (3.22%) Perl
14 28 (2.26%) PowerShell
15 21 (1.69%) Objective-C
15 21 (1.69%) Scala
16 19 (1.53%) MATLAB
17 18 (1.45%) Bash Shell
18 17 (1.37%) TypeScript
19 12 (0.97%) F#
Qualifications
1 300 (24.17%) Degree
2 32 (2.58%) Security Cleared
3 25 (2.01%) PhD
4 18 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (1.29%) PMI Certification
6 14 (1.13%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.24%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.16%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.081%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.081%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (2.66%) QA
2 9 (0.73%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.40%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.32%) WAI
4 4 (0.32%) WCAG
5 2 (0.16%) SDET
6 1 (0.081%) SEPA
System Software
1 16 (1.29%) Docker
2 6 (0.48%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.16%) Terminal Services
3 2 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.081%) iptables
4 1 (0.081%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (0.40%) HAProxy
2 4 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.16%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (0.16%) Puppet
4 1 (0.081%) Ansible
4 1 (0.081%) Grafana
4 1 (0.081%) Kibana
4 1 (0.081%) logstash
4 1 (0.081%) Packer
4 1 (0.081%) Terraform
Vendors
1 221 (17.81%) Microsoft
2 85 (6.85%) Oracle
3 16 (1.29%) Google
4 15 (1.21%) Xamarin
5 10 (0.81%) Zend
6 9 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (0.64%) SAP
8 6 (0.48%) Apple
8 6 (0.48%) Sybase
9 5 (0.40%) Adobe
9 5 (0.40%) Sony
10 4 (0.32%) Atlassian
10 4 (0.32%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.32%) TIBCO
11 3 (0.24%) Ingenico
11 3 (0.24%) VMware
12 2 (0.16%) Gemalto
12 2 (0.16%) Talend
12 2 (0.16%) TOWER Software
12 2 (0.16%) VeriFone
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £33500 per annum + Benefits and Training
Posted: 9 hours ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £21000 - £23000 per annum + training + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Health, Pension
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Andover, Hampshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Elliot
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum plus bonus, pension and private healthcare
Posted: 12 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000 DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: up to £50,000 p.a DOE
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Pension, Gym, Healthcare, Flexi-working
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + training and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Pension, Gym, Healthcare, Flexi-working
Posted: 3 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits & training
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Pension, Private Healthcare, 25 da
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £28k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago