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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 65 79 89
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 858 731 712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.79% 3.36% 3.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.00% 3.54% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 768 673 640
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,500
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
21430 20664 21850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.70% 95.08% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 16859 17053 18653
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +24 217 £47,500 +18.75% 20
Hampshire -8 161 £34,500 -1.42% 11
East Sussex +16 122 £35,000 -20.45% 5
Berkshire -17 109 £40,000 - 13
Oxfordshire 0 82 £32,959 -3.06% 9
Buckinghamshire -11 61 £39,000 +11.42% 3
West Sussex +3 51 £47,500 +15.85% 3
Kent +22 43 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Isle of Wight - 11 £26,500 -
Sussex +14 10 £50,000 +5.26%
Middlesex -7 1 £42,500 - 2
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1343 (74.61%) C#
2 1242 (69.00%) .NET
3 907 (50.39%) SQL
4 865 (48.06%) ASP.NET
5 829 (46.06%) SQL Server
6 803 (44.61%) JavaScript
7 747 (41.50%) HTML
8 608 (33.78%) CSS
9 540 (30.00%) Software Engineering
10 535 (29.72%) MVC
11 521 (28.94%) Microsoft
11 521 (28.94%) Degree
12 515 (28.61%) OO
13 441 (24.50%) C++
14 412 (22.89%) Java
15 359 (19.94%) jQuery
16 337 (18.72%) Windows
17 318 (17.67%) Agile Software Development
18 314 (17.44%) XML
19 279 (15.50%) WCF
20 278 (15.44%) Computer Science
21 268 (14.89%) ASP.NET MVC
22 264 (14.67%) .NET Framework
23 261 (14.50%) TDD
24 260 (14.44%) Finance
25 259 (14.39%) WPF
26 258 (14.33%) Visual Studio
27 251 (13.94%) Web Services
28 238 (13.22%) VB.NET
29 228 (12.67%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (6.50%) IIS
2 48 (2.67%) SharePoint
3 28 (1.56%) Apache
4 27 (1.50%) Tomcat
5 25 (1.39%) Confluence
6 23 (1.28%) Node.js
7 14 (0.78%) Drupal
8 11 (0.61%) WebLogic
9 10 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (0.44%) WebSphere
11 6 (0.33%) CMS
12 4 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (0.22%) Mule
13 3 (0.17%) nginx
14 2 (0.11%) WebSphere Application Server
14 2 (0.11%) FileNet
14 2 (0.11%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.11%) Alfresco
14 2 (0.11%) Kentico
14 2 (0.11%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 228 (12.67%) MS Excel
2 24 (1.33%) MS Office
3 4 (0.22%) MS Project
4 3 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.056%) Zemax
5 1 (0.056%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.056%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.056%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.056%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.056%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 60 (3.33%) SaaS
2 19 (1.06%) GitHub
3 16 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.17%) PaaS
6 2 (0.11%) Heroku
6 2 (0.11%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 38 (2.11%) Internet
2 33 (1.83%) TCP/IP
3 23 (1.28%) HTTP
4 10 (0.56%) DNS
5 6 (0.33%) Intranet
6 5 (0.28%) SNMP
7 4 (0.22%) GSM
7 4 (0.22%) UMTS
8 3 (0.17%) Firewall
8 3 (0.17%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.11%) GPRS
9 2 (0.11%) DHCP
9 2 (0.11%) WAN
9 2 (0.11%) LAN
9 2 (0.11%) PSTN
9 2 (0.11%) SDH
9 2 (0.11%) 3G
9 2 (0.11%) MPLS
9 2 (0.11%) RTP
9 2 (0.11%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 829 (46.06%) SQL Server
2 129 (7.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 92 (5.11%) MySQL
4 85 (4.72%) SQL Server 2005
5 50 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 42 (2.33%) Relational Database
7 40 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 35 (1.94%) Big Data
9 31 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 26 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 26 (1.44%) Oracle Database
11 25 (1.39%) RavenDB
12 22 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
13 21 (1.17%) SQL Server 2000
14 20 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
15 17 (0.94%) RDBMS
15 17 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
16 14 (0.78%) NoSQL
17 13 (0.72%) InterSystems Cache
18 12 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 258 (14.33%) Visual Studio
2 129 (7.17%) NUnit
3 128 (7.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 85 (4.72%) Rhino Mocks
5 79 (4.39%) Subversion
6 78 (4.33%) Git (software)
7 41 (2.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 32 (1.78%) JIRA
8 32 (1.78%) Jenkins
9 31 (1.72%) Moq
10 28 (1.56%) Maven
11 27 (1.50%) Cucumber
11 27 (1.50%) TeamCity
11 27 (1.50%) ReSharper
12 25 (1.39%) NCrunch
12 25 (1.39%) WATIR
13 24 (1.33%) Selenium
14 18 (1.00%) SpecFlow
15 15 (0.83%) Eclipse
16 14 (0.78%) Hudson
General
1 260 (14.44%) Finance
2 71 (3.94%) Marketing
3 55 (3.06%) Banking
4 47 (2.61%) Retail
5 43 (2.39%) Games
5 43 (2.39%) Investment Banking
6 42 (2.33%) Back Office
6 42 (2.33%) Telecoms
7 21 (1.17%) Aerospace
8 19 (1.06%) Automotive
9 11 (0.61%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.44%) Publishing
11 7 (0.39%) Legal
12 5 (0.28%) Electronics
13 4 (0.22%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.17%) Military
15 2 (0.11%) Advertising
15 2 (0.11%) French Language
15 2 (0.11%) Billing
16 1 (0.056%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1242 (69.00%) .NET
2 865 (48.06%) ASP.NET
3 747 (41.50%) HTML
4 608 (33.78%) CSS
5 359 (19.94%) jQuery
6 314 (17.44%) XML
7 279 (15.50%) WCF
8 268 (14.89%) ASP.NET MVC
9 264 (14.67%) .NET Framework
10 259 (14.39%) WPF
11 251 (13.94%) Web Services
12 212 (11.78%) WinForms
13 178 (9.89%) Ajax
14 168 (9.33%) HTML5
15 133 (7.39%) LINQ
16 104 (5.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 95 (5.28%) CSS3
18 92 (5.11%) JSON
19 83 (4.61%) SOAP
20 82 (4.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 278 (15.44%) Computer Science
2 138 (7.67%) Mathematics
3 93 (5.17%) Mobile App
4 81 (4.50%) Enterprise Software
5 44 (2.44%) Physics
6 31 (1.72%) Client/Server
7 30 (1.67%) N-Tier
8 22 (1.22%) Open Source
9 18 (1.00%) Social Media
10 13 (0.72%) Kindle
10 13 (0.72%) RIA
11 11 (0.61%) 3D Graphics
11 11 (0.61%) PDA
11 11 (0.61%) Management Information System
12 10 (0.56%) Visualisation
13 9 (0.50%) iPhone
14 8 (0.44%) Hedge funds
15 7 (0.39%) SystemC
15 7 (0.39%) Inversion of Control
15 7 (0.39%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 337 (18.72%) Windows
2 177 (9.83%) Linux
3 100 (5.56%) Android
4 66 (3.67%) Apple iOS
5 59 (3.28%) UNIX
6 12 (0.67%) Windows Phone
7 7 (0.39%) Windows 8
8 6 (0.33%) Solaris
8 6 (0.33%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (0.17%) CentOS
10 3 (0.17%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.11%) AIX
11 2 (0.11%) VxWorks
11 2 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.11%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.056%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.056%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 540 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 535 (29.72%) MVC
3 515 (28.61%) OO
4 318 (17.67%) Agile Software Development
5 261 (14.50%) TDD
6 173 (9.61%) OOD
7 153 (8.50%) Scrum
8 134 (7.44%) Unit Testing
9 110 (6.11%) OOP
10 86 (4.78%) Continuous Integration
11 81 (4.50%) Web Development
12 76 (4.22%) User Stories
12 76 (4.22%) BDD
13 67 (3.72%) E-Commerce
14 63 (3.50%) Project Management
15 52 (2.89%) Android Development
16 50 (2.78%) UML
16 50 (2.78%) Multithreading
17 48 (2.67%) Pair Programming
18 47 (2.61%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 1343 (74.61%) C#
2 907 (50.39%) SQL
3 803 (44.61%) JavaScript
4 441 (24.50%) C++
5 412 (22.89%) Java
6 238 (13.22%) VB.NET
7 200 (11.11%) T-SQL
8 168 (9.33%) C
9 116 (6.44%) PHP
10 112 (6.22%) VB
11 74 (4.11%) Python
12 58 (3.22%) VB6
13 57 (3.17%) Perl
14 45 (2.50%) Ruby
15 35 (1.94%) Shell Script
16 33 (1.83%) PL/SQL
17 30 (1.67%) Bash Shell
18 27 (1.50%) Delphi
18 27 (1.50%) Objective-C
19 24 (1.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 521 (28.94%) Degree
2 45 (2.50%) Security Cleared
3 44 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (1.56%) PhD
5 16 (0.89%) MCP
6 15 (0.83%) DV Cleared
7 10 (0.56%) SC Cleared
8 6 (0.33%) MCAD
8 6 (0.33%) MCSD
9 4 (0.22%) ISEB
9 4 (0.22%) MCPD
9 4 (0.22%) MCTS
10 3 (0.17%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.17%) Postgraduate
11 2 (0.11%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.056%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (3.44%) QA
2 16 (0.89%) ISO 9001
3 13 (0.72%) HL7
4 8 (0.44%) GAMP
5 4 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.22%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.056%) DICOM
6 1 (0.056%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (0.11%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.11%) Squid
1 2 (0.11%) vSphere
2 1 (0.056%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.056%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.11%) Nagios
2 2 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.11%) Puppet
2 2 (0.11%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 521 (28.94%) Microsoft
2 159 (8.83%) Oracle
3 25 (1.39%) RedPrairie
3 25 (1.39%) Endeca
4 21 (1.17%) TOWER Software
5 15 (0.83%) IBM
6 13 (0.72%) Red Hat
7 11 (0.61%) Twitter
7 11 (0.61%) SAP
8 9 (0.50%) Zend
8 9 (0.50%) Sybase
9 8 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (0.44%) CA
9 8 (0.44%) Telerik
9 8 (0.44%) DevExpress
9 8 (0.44%) Coverity
10 7 (0.39%) Wind River
10 7 (0.39%) Infragistics
10 7 (0.39%) Sage
10 7 (0.39%) JBoss
Reigate, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum £40,000 to £65,000 + Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum Pension + BUPA + Life Ins + Lunch +
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Oxfordshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + excellent bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 16 hours ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Blue Chip Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Towers Watson
Posted: 21 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Full Benefits Package & Training
Posted: 23 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 38,000 - 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Canterbury, Kent
Mblox
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25-28kDOE+ExBens
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago