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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 74 72 84
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 777 790 765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.61% 3.73% 3.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.78% 3.93% 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 689 733 732
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
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
20563 20090 21958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.45% 94.87% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 16586 16149 19149
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
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 24 December 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 24 December 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
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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 +28 209 £35,000 - 21
Surrey -5 175 £45,000 +12.50% 14
Oxfordshire -13 90 £35,000 -6.66% 8
Berkshire -61 88 £40,000 +2.56% 12
East Sussex +24 64 £37,500 - 3
Buckinghamshire -7 50 £41,250 +3.12% 3
Kent +8 44 £38,500 -8.33% 4
West Sussex -11 42 £30,000 -14.28% 6
Sussex +1 8 £47,500 -5.00%
Middlesex -3 5 £35,000 -44.00%
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1119 (74.01%) C#
2 909 (60.12%) .NET
3 751 (49.67%) JavaScript
4 682 (45.11%) SQL Server
5 658 (43.52%) SQL
6 652 (43.12%) HTML
7 616 (40.74%) ASP.NET
8 560 (37.04%) CSS
9 530 (35.05%) Agile Software Development
10 479 (31.68%) Degree
11 447 (29.56%) Software Engineering
12 436 (28.84%) OO
13 427 (28.24%) Microsoft
14 412 (27.25%) MVC
15 401 (26.52%) Java
16 386 (25.53%) C++
17 351 (23.21%) jQuery
18 272 (17.99%) Computer Science
19 269 (17.79%) XML
20 262 (17.33%) Windows
21 248 (16.40%) ASP.NET MVC
22 245 (16.20%) .NET Framework
23 230 (15.21%) Visual Studio
24 226 (14.95%) Linux
25 224 (14.81%) VB.NET
26 214 (14.15%) MS Excel
27 212 (14.02%) TDD
28 192 (12.70%) Web Services
29 182 (12.04%) Finance
30 178 (11.77%) OOD

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 103 (6.81%) IIS
2 52 (3.44%) Confluence
3 45 (2.98%) SharePoint
4 39 (2.58%) Apache
5 37 (2.45%) Tomcat
6 24 (1.59%) Node.js
7 16 (1.06%) ColdFusion
8 14 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
9 11 (0.73%) WebSphere
9 11 (0.73%) JBoss
10 9 (0.60%) WebLogic
10 9 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (0.60%) FormScape
11 8 (0.53%) GlassFish
12 6 (0.40%) Drupal
12 6 (0.40%) CMS
13 4 (0.26%) WordPress
13 4 (0.26%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.26%) Apache ServiceMix
13 4 (0.26%) Railo
Applications
1 214 (14.15%) MS Excel
2 19 (1.26%) MS Office
3 14 (0.93%) Photoshop
4 9 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.40%) Mathematica
6 3 (0.20%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.066%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 13 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.066%) Line 100
2 1 (0.066%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 43 (2.84%) SaaS
2 25 (1.65%) GitHub
3 6 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.26%) Force.com
5 3 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (2.78%) Internet
2 28 (1.85%) TCP/IP
3 15 (0.99%) HTTP
4 13 (0.86%) GPRS
5 11 (0.73%) DNS
6 10 (0.66%) GSM
6 10 (0.66%) Bluetooth
7 6 (0.40%) SSL
7 6 (0.40%) Wireless
8 5 (0.33%) LAN
9 4 (0.26%) Intranet
9 4 (0.26%) Firewall
10 3 (0.20%) Software-Defined Radio
10 3 (0.20%) Frame Relay
10 3 (0.20%) X.25
10 3 (0.20%) 3G
10 3 (0.20%) PSTN
10 3 (0.20%) WAN
10 3 (0.20%) DHCP
11 2 (0.13%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 682 (45.11%) SQL Server
2 110 (7.28%) MySQL
3 79 (5.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 58 (3.84%) Big Data
5 46 (3.04%) RavenDB
6 45 (2.98%) NoSQL
7 43 (2.84%) SQL Server 2012
8 41 (2.71%) SQL Server 2005
9 39 (2.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 33 (2.18%) Relational Database
11 24 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 24 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 18 (1.19%) MongoDB
13 15 (0.99%) RDBMS
14 13 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
14 13 (0.86%) Oracle Database
15 11 (0.73%) SQLite
16 10 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
16 10 (0.66%) HPCC
17 9 (0.60%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 230 (15.21%) Visual Studio
2 175 (11.57%) NUnit
3 134 (8.86%) Rhino Mocks
4 116 (7.67%) Git (software)
5 85 (5.62%) Team Foundation Server
6 67 (4.43%) Subversion
7 63 (4.17%) TeamCity
8 56 (3.70%) JIRA
9 53 (3.51%) ReSharper
10 49 (3.24%) Cucumber
11 48 (3.17%) Moq
12 46 (3.04%) WATIR
12 46 (3.04%) NCrunch
13 37 (2.45%) Eclipse
14 26 (1.72%) Maven
14 26 (1.72%) Jenkins
15 25 (1.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 15 (0.99%) JUnit
16 15 (0.99%) TestComplete
16 15 (0.99%) Ranorex
General
1 182 (12.04%) Finance
2 82 (5.42%) Retail
3 58 (3.84%) Telecoms
4 51 (3.37%) Back Office
5 38 (2.51%) Marketing
6 34 (2.25%) Aerospace
7 32 (2.12%) Automotive
8 31 (2.05%) Banking
9 27 (1.79%) Games
10 15 (0.99%) Investment Banking
11 12 (0.79%) Advertising
12 11 (0.73%) Manufacturing
13 8 (0.53%) Military
13 8 (0.53%) Electronics
14 5 (0.33%) Publishing
15 3 (0.20%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.20%) French Language
16 2 (0.13%) Law
17 1 (0.066%) Legal
17 1 (0.066%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 909 (60.12%) .NET
2 652 (43.12%) HTML
3 616 (40.74%) ASP.NET
4 560 (37.04%) CSS
5 351 (23.21%) jQuery
6 269 (17.79%) XML
7 248 (16.40%) ASP.NET MVC
8 245 (16.20%) .NET Framework
9 192 (12.70%) Web Services
10 168 (11.11%) Ajax
11 159 (10.52%) HTML5
12 158 (10.45%) WCF
13 150 (9.92%) WPF
14 137 (9.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 113 (7.47%) SOAP
16 110 (7.28%) LINQ
17 98 (6.48%) CSS3
18 93 (6.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 73 (4.83%) WinForms
20 65 (4.30%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 272 (17.99%) Computer Science
2 162 (10.71%) Mathematics
3 119 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
4 56 (3.70%) Open Source
5 55 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
6 52 (3.44%) Physics
7 41 (2.71%) Algorithms
8 38 (2.51%) Mobile App
9 30 (1.98%) Visualisation
10 20 (1.32%) Client/Server
11 15 (0.99%) User Experience
12 14 (0.93%) N-Tier
12 14 (0.93%) VHDL
13 13 (0.86%) Statistics
14 12 (0.79%) CUDA
14 12 (0.79%) Social Media
15 9 (0.60%) Device Driver
16 8 (0.53%) Clustering
17 7 (0.46%) Social Network
18 6 (0.40%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 262 (17.33%) Windows
2 226 (14.95%) Linux
3 59 (3.90%) Android
4 40 (2.65%) Apple iOS
5 32 (2.12%) UNIX
6 12 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (0.73%) Windows 8
8 7 (0.46%) Embedded Linux
9 5 (0.33%) Mac OS
10 4 (0.26%) Debian
10 4 (0.26%) Solaris
10 4 (0.26%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.20%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.20%) Fedora
12 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.13%) Windows CE
12 2 (0.13%) VxWorks
12 2 (0.13%) FreeBSD
12 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.066%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 530 (35.05%) Agile Software Development
2 447 (29.56%) Software Engineering
3 436 (28.84%) OO
4 412 (27.25%) MVC
5 212 (14.02%) TDD
6 178 (11.77%) OOD
7 140 (9.26%) Scrum
8 117 (7.74%) Continuous Integration
9 108 (7.14%) OOP
10 101 (6.68%) Unit Testing
11 87 (5.75%) Web Development
12 84 (5.56%) UML
13 79 (5.22%) Mentoring
14 77 (5.09%) E-Commerce
15 76 (5.03%) BDD
16 71 (4.70%) Refactoring
17 67 (4.43%) User Stories
18 56 (3.70%) Multithreading
19 53 (3.51%) Pair Programming
20 46 (3.04%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1119 (74.01%) C#
2 751 (49.67%) JavaScript
3 658 (43.52%) SQL
4 401 (26.52%) Java
5 386 (25.53%) C++
6 224 (14.81%) VB.NET
7 159 (10.52%) T-SQL
8 155 (10.25%) C
9 126 (8.33%) PHP
10 68 (4.50%) Ruby
11 59 (3.90%) Python
12 58 (3.84%) VB
13 37 (2.45%) Delphi
13 37 (2.45%) VB6
14 36 (2.38%) Perl
15 32 (2.12%) MATLAB
16 24 (1.59%) Fortran
16 24 (1.59%) VBScript
17 23 (1.52%) COBOL
18 17 (1.12%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 479 (31.68%) Degree
2 42 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 37 (2.45%) PhD
4 17 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (0.93%) SC Cleared
6 8 (0.53%) OCPJP
6 8 (0.53%) OCMJD
6 8 (0.53%) Postgraduate
7 5 (0.33%) HND
8 4 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (0.20%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.13%) A+ Certification
10 2 (0.13%) OCPJWCD
10 2 (0.13%) MCP
11 1 (0.066%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (3.97%) QA
2 16 (1.06%) ISO 9001
3 9 (0.60%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.53%) GAMP
5 3 (0.20%) COBIT
6 2 (0.13%) HL7
6 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.066%) WCAG
7 1 (0.066%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.066%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.066%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.066%) Section 508
System Software
1 15 (0.99%) Firmware
2 6 (0.40%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.13%) vSphere
4 1 (0.066%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.33%) Capistrano
2 5 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.13%) Puppet
3 2 (0.13%) StatsD
3 2 (0.13%) Graphite
Vendors
1 427 (28.24%) Microsoft
2 85 (5.62%) Oracle
3 50 (3.31%) Endeca
4 46 (3.04%) RedPrairie
5 30 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
6 28 (1.85%) Telerik
7 21 (1.39%) TOWER Software
8 20 (1.32%) Twitter
9 19 (1.26%) Zend
10 18 (1.19%) DevExpress
11 16 (1.06%) Red Hat
12 14 (0.93%) IBM
13 13 (0.86%) Google
14 10 (0.66%) Infragistics
14 10 (0.66%) Sun
15 9 (0.60%) Atlassian
16 7 (0.46%) Adobe
17 6 (0.40%) SAP
17 6 (0.40%) Informatica
17 6 (0.40%) Apple
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