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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 85 57 76
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 705 1007 821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.33% 4.42% 3.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.50% 4.67% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 661 895 766
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
20150 21570 21037
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.04% 94.73% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16289 17120 17540
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 31 March 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 31 March 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 +28 190 £35,000 -6.66% 14
Surrey -1 160 £52,500 +20.00% 20
Berkshire -64 112 £40,000 -5.88% 13
West Sussex +15 70 £42,500 -10.52% 4
Oxfordshire -19 70 £37,500 -6.25% 19
East Sussex -35 61 £37,500 +22.95% 5
Kent -15 25 £39,000 -13.33% 7
Buckinghamshire -52 23 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Isle of Wight - 3 £21,000 -
Middlesex -5 1 £37,500 -31.81% 1
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 1068 (72.41%) C#
2 895 (60.68%) .NET
3 694 (47.05%) JavaScript
4 645 (43.73%) SQL Server
5 634 (42.98%) ASP.NET
6 626 (42.44%) HTML
7 613 (41.56%) SQL
8 535 (36.27%) CSS
9 516 (34.98%) Agile Software Development
10 474 (32.14%) Software Engineering
11 419 (28.41%) OO
12 418 (28.34%) Degree
13 400 (27.12%) Microsoft
14 394 (26.71%) Java
15 385 (26.10%) MVC
16 371 (25.15%) C++
17 343 (23.25%) jQuery
18 295 (20.00%) Windows
19 257 (17.42%) Linux
20 248 (16.81%) XML
21 245 (16.61%) ASP.NET MVC
22 229 (15.53%) .NET Framework
23 222 (15.05%) Visual Studio
24 212 (14.37%) Finance
25 206 (13.97%) Web Services
26 203 (13.76%) Computer Science
27 194 (13.15%) TDD
28 184 (12.47%) VB.NET
28 184 (12.47%) MS Excel
29 183 (12.41%) T-SQL

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 63 (4.27%) IIS
2 56 (3.80%) Apache
3 43 (2.92%) Tomcat
4 39 (2.64%) Confluence
5 31 (2.10%) SharePoint
6 22 (1.49%) Node.js
7 17 (1.15%) nginx
7 17 (1.15%) CMS
8 15 (1.02%) JBoss
9 14 (0.95%) FormScape
10 13 (0.88%) Drupal
11 11 (0.75%) WebSphere
11 11 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
12 10 (0.68%) WebLogic
12 10 (0.68%) GlassFish
13 7 (0.47%) ColdFusion
13 7 (0.47%) WordPress
13 7 (0.47%) Apache ServiceMix
14 6 (0.41%) Apache Solr
15 5 (0.34%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 184 (12.47%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.36%) Photoshop
3 16 (1.08%) MS Office
4 9 (0.61%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.34%) Mathematica
6 3 (0.20%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.068%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.068%) Line 100
3 1 (0.068%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 48 (3.25%) SaaS
2 10 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.54%) GitHub
4 4 (0.27%) PaaS
5 1 (0.068%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 24 (1.63%) TCP/IP
1 24 (1.63%) Internet
2 19 (1.29%) DNS
3 16 (1.08%) DHCP
4 15 (1.02%) HTTP
5 8 (0.54%) Bluetooth
5 8 (0.54%) GPRS
5 8 (0.54%) GSM
6 6 (0.41%) LAN
6 6 (0.41%) Wireless
7 5 (0.34%) Network Security
8 4 (0.27%) Broadband
9 3 (0.20%) CTI
9 3 (0.20%) Intranet
9 3 (0.20%) X.25
9 3 (0.20%) Frame Relay
10 2 (0.14%) LTE
10 2 (0.14%) VoLTE
10 2 (0.14%) Software-Defined Radio
10 2 (0.14%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 645 (43.73%) SQL Server
2 98 (6.64%) MySQL
3 73 (4.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 46 (3.12%) Relational Database
5 39 (2.64%) SQL Server 2005
6 38 (2.58%) NoSQL
7 34 (2.31%) Big Data
8 31 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 29 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
9 29 (1.97%) RavenDB
10 27 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 22 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
12 21 (1.42%) MongoDB
13 17 (1.15%) SQLite
14 15 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 12 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
16 11 (0.75%) RDBMS
17 10 (0.68%) Redis
18 9 (0.61%) SQL Server 2000
18 9 (0.61%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 222 (15.05%) Visual Studio
2 127 (8.61%) NUnit
3 98 (6.64%) Git (software)
4 85 (5.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 85 (5.76%) Rhino Mocks
5 58 (3.93%) TeamCity
6 54 (3.66%) JIRA
7 44 (2.98%) Eclipse
8 34 (2.31%) Subversion
9 30 (2.03%) Moq
10 29 (1.97%) ReSharper
11 28 (1.90%) Cucumber
12 23 (1.56%) NCrunch
12 23 (1.56%) WATIR
13 22 (1.49%) Jenkins
14 18 (1.22%) Maven
14 18 (1.22%) JUnit
15 17 (1.15%) Behat
15 17 (1.15%) PHPUnit
16 10 (0.68%) DbUnit
General
1 212 (14.37%) Finance
2 73 (4.95%) Telecoms
3 52 (3.53%) Retail
4 47 (3.19%) Automotive
5 41 (2.78%) Aerospace
6 31 (2.10%) Marketing
7 29 (1.97%) Back Office
8 26 (1.76%) Games
9 20 (1.36%) Banking
10 17 (1.15%) Advertising
11 13 (0.88%) Manufacturing
12 11 (0.75%) Electronics
13 10 (0.68%) Military
14 8 (0.54%) Investment Banking
15 5 (0.34%) Publishing
16 4 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.20%) Law
17 3 (0.20%) Multimedia
18 2 (0.14%) Local Government
19 1 (0.068%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 895 (60.68%) .NET
2 634 (42.98%) ASP.NET
3 626 (42.44%) HTML
4 535 (36.27%) CSS
5 343 (23.25%) jQuery
6 248 (16.81%) XML
7 245 (16.61%) ASP.NET MVC
8 229 (15.53%) .NET Framework
9 206 (13.97%) Web Services
10 161 (10.92%) Ajax
11 160 (10.85%) HTML5
12 137 (9.29%) WCF
13 128 (8.68%) WPF
14 123 (8.34%) Entity Framework
15 93 (6.31%) SOAP
16 91 (6.17%) CSS3
17 83 (5.63%) AngularJS
18 80 (5.42%) LINQ
19 67 (4.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 63 (4.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 203 (13.76%) Computer Science
2 118 (8.00%) Mathematics
3 101 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
4 57 (3.86%) Mobile App
5 55 (3.73%) Open Source
6 43 (2.92%) Algorithms
7 38 (2.58%) Physics
8 32 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
9 27 (1.83%) Visualisation
10 16 (1.08%) Social Media
10 16 (1.08%) Life Science
10 16 (1.08%) GIS
11 15 (1.02%) Social Network
12 14 (0.95%) Data Extraction
13 12 (0.81%) Device Driver
14 11 (0.75%) LIMS
15 10 (0.68%) Clustering
15 10 (0.68%) Cryptography
15 10 (0.68%) Inversion of Control
16 9 (0.61%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 295 (20.00%) Windows
2 257 (17.42%) Linux
3 88 (5.97%) Android
4 77 (5.22%) UNIX
5 68 (4.61%) Apple iOS
6 19 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (0.81%) Windows 8
8 7 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
9 6 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.41%) FreeBSD
10 5 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.27%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.27%) Debian
12 3 (0.20%) Fedora
12 3 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.14%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.14%) VxWorks
13 2 (0.14%) Solaris
14 1 (0.068%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 516 (34.98%) Agile Software Development
2 474 (32.14%) Software Engineering
3 419 (28.41%) OO
4 385 (26.10%) MVC
5 194 (13.15%) TDD
6 178 (12.07%) OOD
7 144 (9.76%) Scrum
8 133 (9.02%) Continuous Integration
9 126 (8.54%) Unit Testing
10 117 (7.93%) UML
11 114 (7.73%) OOP
12 100 (6.78%) Web Development
13 79 (5.36%) Software Architecture
14 76 (5.15%) BDD
15 67 (4.54%) Multithreading
16 60 (4.07%) User Stories
17 55 (3.73%) Refactoring
18 53 (3.59%) Android Development
18 53 (3.59%) Mentoring
19 52 (3.53%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1068 (72.41%) C#
2 694 (47.05%) JavaScript
3 613 (41.56%) SQL
4 394 (26.71%) Java
5 371 (25.15%) C++
6 184 (12.47%) VB.NET
7 183 (12.41%) T-SQL
8 143 (9.69%) C
9 128 (8.68%) PHP
10 98 (6.64%) VB
11 78 (5.29%) Python
12 58 (3.93%) Ruby
13 40 (2.71%) VB6
14 31 (2.10%) COBOL
15 28 (1.90%) Ada
16 27 (1.83%) Objective-C
17 24 (1.63%) Perl
18 22 (1.49%) Delphi
19 21 (1.42%) VBScript
20 20 (1.36%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 418 (28.34%) Degree
2 38 (2.58%) Security Cleared
3 21 (1.42%) SC Cleared
4 19 (1.29%) PhD
5 18 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (0.68%) OCPJP
6 10 (0.68%) OCMJD
7 6 (0.41%) Oracle Certification
8 5 (0.34%) Postgraduate
9 4 (0.27%) HND
10 3 (0.20%) MCP
10 3 (0.20%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.068%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.068%) HNC
11 1 (0.068%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.068%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.068%) MOS
11 1 (0.068%) OCPJWCD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (4.34%) QA
2 15 (1.02%) ISO 9001
3 9 (0.61%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.27%) COBIT
5 2 (0.14%) HL7
5 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.068%) WCAG
6 1 (0.068%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.068%) Section 508
System Software
1 16 (1.08%) iptables
2 15 (1.02%) Firmware
3 5 (0.34%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.068%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.47%) Puppet
3 1 (0.068%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.068%) StatsD
3 1 (0.068%) Graphite
Vendors
1 400 (27.12%) Microsoft
2 70 (4.75%) Oracle
3 41 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
4 35 (2.37%) Endeca
5 31 (2.10%) Telerik
6 25 (1.69%) TOWER Software
7 24 (1.63%) Google
8 23 (1.56%) DevExpress
8 23 (1.56%) RedPrairie
9 22 (1.49%) Twitter
9 22 (1.49%) Red Hat
10 13 (0.88%) Zend
11 11 (0.75%) Sun
11 11 (0.75%) Xamarin
11 11 (0.75%) Facebook
12 10 (0.68%) Apple
13 9 (0.61%) SAP
14 8 (0.54%) Perforce
15 7 (0.47%) Atomikos
16 5 (0.34%) Talend
Fareham, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 41 minutes ago
Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
CDK Global
Salary: Negotiable salary
Posted: 17 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25-45k+Bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 20 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: 23 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 30,000
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent salary + training + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton, Surrey
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dorking, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + extensive package
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £27000 - £33000 per annum, Benefits BUPA, Pension, 25-30 days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago