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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 50 94 73
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 937 663 913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 5.10% 3.15% 3.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.27% 3.25% 4.09%
Number of salaries quoted 916 586 833
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
17793 20422 22303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.92% 97.10% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 15163 16650 18011
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 June 2016.

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 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +33 293 £40,000 - 31
Surrey +49 177 £47,500 - 16
Berkshire +53 163 £45,000 -10.00% 16
Oxfordshire +18 123 £40,000 +6.66% 12
West Sussex +24 84 £45,000 +12.50% 5
East Sussex -21 47 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Buckinghamshire +25 46 £40,000 -11.11% 8
Kent +2 14 £28,750 -11.53% 3
Middlesex +8 1 £40,000 -27.27%
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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 1243 (74.52%) C#
2 1057 (63.37%) .NET
3 825 (49.46%) SQL
4 788 (47.24%) JavaScript
5 736 (44.12%) SQL Server
6 671 (40.23%) ASP.NET
7 625 (37.47%) HTML
7 625 (37.47%) Agile Software Development
8 575 (34.47%) CSS
9 564 (33.81%) MVC
10 496 (29.74%) Degree
11 451 (27.04%) C++
12 434 (26.02%) Software Engineering
13 420 (25.18%) jQuery
14 388 (23.26%) OO
15 380 (22.78%) Windows
16 377 (22.60%) ASP.NET MVC
17 336 (20.14%) Java
18 333 (19.96%) Computer Science
19 315 (18.88%) Finance
20 299 (17.93%) Microsoft
21 273 (16.37%) XML
22 259 (15.53%) SDLC
23 240 (14.39%) Visual Studio
24 234 (14.03%) TDD
25 229 (13.73%) Web Services
26 228 (13.67%) .NET Framework
27 199 (11.93%) WCF
28 197 (11.81%) Team Foundation Server
29 195 (11.69%) Linux

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 55 (3.30%) IIS
2 29 (1.74%) Tomcat
3 24 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
4 23 (1.38%) Apache
4 23 (1.38%) SharePoint
5 21 (1.26%) JBoss
5 21 (1.26%) WebLogic
6 16 (0.96%) WebSphere
7 12 (0.72%) CMS
7 12 (0.72%) NServiceBus
8 11 (0.66%) Apache Solr
9 9 (0.54%) Apache Spark
10 8 (0.48%) GlassFish
11 5 (0.30%) Drupal
12 4 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.24%) Confluence
13 3 (0.18%) Umbraco
13 3 (0.18%) WordPress
14 1 (0.060%) ColdFusion
14 1 (0.060%) nginx
Applications
1 156 (9.35%) MS Excel
2 47 (2.82%) MS Office
3 5 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.24%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.12%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.060%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.060%) LaTeX
6 1 (0.060%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 6 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.18%) Magento
3 2 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.12%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.060%) Infor CRM
4 1 (0.060%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.060%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.060%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 66 (3.96%) SaaS
2 53 (3.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.42%) Force.com
4 7 (0.42%) GitHub
5 6 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.18%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.18%) PaaS
7 1 (0.060%) Google Tag Manager
7 1 (0.060%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.14%) Internet
2 13 (0.78%) TCP/IP
3 10 (0.60%) HTTP
4 4 (0.24%) Bluetooth
4 4 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (0.18%) CTI
6 2 (0.12%) 5G
6 2 (0.12%) Network Security
6 2 (0.12%) PBX
6 2 (0.12%) RS-232
6 2 (0.12%) SNMP
6 2 (0.12%) SSL
7 1 (0.060%) DNS
7 1 (0.060%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.060%) Extranet
7 1 (0.060%) ICMP
7 1 (0.060%) Intranet
7 1 (0.060%) IPv4
7 1 (0.060%) Skype
7 1 (0.060%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 736 (44.12%) SQL Server
2 179 (10.73%) Relational Database
3 101 (6.06%) MySQL
4 100 (6.00%) NoSQL
5 80 (4.80%) SQL Server 2008
6 52 (3.12%) Big Data
7 46 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 36 (2.16%) RDBMS
8 36 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
9 30 (1.80%) MongoDB
10 29 (1.74%) Oracle Database
11 26 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 20 (1.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 17 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
14 13 (0.78%) DTS
14 13 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
14 13 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
15 10 (0.60%) GIS
15 10 (0.60%) MariaDB
15 10 (0.60%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 240 (14.39%) Visual Studio
2 197 (11.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 104 (6.24%) Git (software)
4 64 (3.84%) Subversion
5 52 (3.12%) NUnit
6 51 (3.06%) Eclipse
7 30 (1.80%) JIRA
7 30 (1.80%) Maven
8 28 (1.68%) Rhino Mocks
9 27 (1.62%) ReSharper
10 25 (1.50%) Jenkins
11 23 (1.38%) JUnit
12 20 (1.20%) TeamCity
13 18 (1.08%) Bugzilla
13 18 (1.08%) Trac
14 17 (1.02%) Clang
14 17 (1.02%) GCC
15 16 (0.96%) Selenium
16 11 (0.66%) Ant
16 11 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 315 (18.88%) Finance
2 128 (7.67%) Telecoms
3 86 (5.16%) Automotive
4 85 (5.10%) Banking
5 82 (4.92%) Aerospace
6 59 (3.54%) Retail
7 54 (3.24%) Games
8 42 (2.52%) Marketing
9 41 (2.46%) Manufacturing
10 19 (1.14%) Legal
11 15 (0.90%) Electronics
12 12 (0.72%) Military
13 11 (0.66%) Back Office
13 11 (0.66%) Investment Banking
14 7 (0.42%) Publishing
15 6 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.30%) Advertising
17 4 (0.24%) Multimedia
18 3 (0.18%) Brand Awareness
19 1 (0.060%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1057 (63.37%) .NET
2 671 (40.23%) ASP.NET
3 625 (37.47%) HTML
4 575 (34.47%) CSS
5 420 (25.18%) jQuery
6 377 (22.60%) ASP.NET MVC
7 273 (16.37%) XML
8 229 (13.73%) Web Services
9 228 (13.67%) .NET Framework
10 199 (11.93%) WCF
11 175 (10.49%) AngularJS
12 153 (9.17%) WPF
13 132 (7.91%) HTML5
14 124 (7.43%) Ajax
15 94 (5.64%) JSON
16 93 (5.58%) CSS3
17 91 (5.46%) ASP.NET Web API
18 74 (4.44%) Entity Framework
19 73 (4.38%) Node.js
20 72 (4.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 333 (19.96%) Computer Science
2 107 (6.41%) Mathematics
3 86 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
4 68 (4.08%) Mobile App
5 63 (3.78%) Enterprise Software
6 50 (3.00%) Visualisation
7 31 (1.86%) User Experience
8 30 (1.80%) Algorithms
9 24 (1.44%) EPoS
10 23 (1.38%) Physics
11 22 (1.32%) EFT
12 21 (1.26%) Driving Licence
12 21 (1.26%) Reinsurance
13 20 (1.20%) iPad
14 14 (0.84%) N-Tier
15 13 (0.78%) Life Science
16 11 (0.66%) Equity Derivative
17 9 (0.54%) Cyber Attack
18 8 (0.48%) Client/Server
18 8 (0.48%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 380 (22.78%) Windows
2 195 (11.69%) Linux
3 102 (6.12%) Android
4 85 (5.10%) Unix
5 75 (4.50%) Apple iOS
6 29 (1.74%) Windows Mobile
7 24 (1.44%) Windows Server
8 15 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (0.84%) Windows 7
10 12 (0.72%) Mac OS X
10 12 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (0.72%) Windows 8
11 7 (0.42%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.18%) CentOS
12 3 (0.18%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.12%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.12%) OS/400
13 2 (0.12%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 625 (37.47%) Agile Software Development
2 564 (33.81%) MVC
3 434 (26.02%) Software Engineering
4 388 (23.26%) OO
5 259 (15.53%) SDLC
6 234 (14.03%) TDD
7 183 (10.97%) OOP
8 167 (10.01%) Scrum
9 136 (8.15%) OOD
10 127 (7.61%) Web Development
11 121 (7.25%) Unit Testing
12 101 (6.06%) UML
13 100 (6.00%) Mentoring
14 92 (5.52%) Multithreading
15 85 (5.10%) Software Architecture
16 83 (4.98%) Continuous Improvement
17 75 (4.50%) Continuous Integration
18 66 (3.96%) SOA
19 59 (3.54%) User Stories
20 49 (2.94%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1243 (74.52%) C#
2 825 (49.46%) SQL
3 788 (47.24%) JavaScript
4 451 (27.04%) C++
5 336 (20.14%) Java
6 146 (8.75%) VB.NET
7 135 (8.09%) T-SQL
8 134 (8.03%) PHP
9 119 (7.13%) C
10 113 (6.77%) Python
11 89 (5.34%) VB
12 49 (2.94%) Perl
13 47 (2.82%) VBA
14 37 (2.22%) PL/SQL
14 37 (2.22%) Ruby
15 31 (1.86%) Shell Script
16 26 (1.56%) TypeScript
17 24 (1.44%) Delphi
18 22 (1.32%) Objective-C
19 18 (1.08%) Scala
Qualifications
1 496 (29.74%) Degree
2 48 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 45 (2.70%) Security Cleared
4 34 (2.04%) SC Cleared
5 28 (1.68%) PhD
6 13 (0.78%) HND
7 12 (0.72%) DBS Check
8 10 (0.60%) DV Cleared
9 6 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
10 5 (0.30%) OCPJP
11 4 (0.24%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.24%) MCSD
12 3 (0.18%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.12%) MCAD
13 2 (0.12%) MCITP
13 2 (0.12%) MCSA
13 2 (0.12%) MCSE
14 1 (0.060%) ISEB
14 1 (0.060%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 1 (0.060%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (5.10%) QA
2 14 (0.84%) GAMP
3 1 (0.060%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.060%) ISO13485
3 1 (0.060%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.060%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (0.18%) Docker
2 2 (0.12%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.12%) Firmware
2 2 (0.12%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.060%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.060%) HDFS
3 1 (0.060%) iptables
3 1 (0.060%) Xen
3 1 (0.060%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (0.84%) Puppet
2 13 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (0.54%) Ansible
4 2 (0.12%) logstash
4 2 (0.12%) StatsD
5 1 (0.060%) Cacti
5 1 (0.060%) Control-M
5 1 (0.060%) everRun
5 1 (0.060%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.060%) Marathon
5 1 (0.060%) Mesos
5 1 (0.060%) Nagios
Vendors
1 299 (17.93%) Microsoft
2 151 (9.05%) Oracle
3 46 (2.76%) Xamarin
4 24 (1.44%) TOWER Software
5 20 (1.20%) Zend
6 15 (0.90%) Google
7 14 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (0.66%) SAP
9 10 (0.60%) Progress
10 9 (0.54%) RedGate
11 8 (0.48%) Apple
11 8 (0.48%) Red Hat
11 8 (0.48%) Sybase
11 8 (0.48%) Telerik
12 6 (0.36%) Rally
12 6 (0.36%) Sophos
13 5 (0.30%) Sun
14 4 (0.24%) EPiServer
14 4 (0.24%) IBM
14 4 (0.24%) LabWare
Guildford, Surrey
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: 10% Bonus, pension and more
Posted: 10 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Bluetownonline
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Competitive - Experience Dependent
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 25 days Holiday + Great career pro
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + 25 days Holiday + Great career pro
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: 17 hours ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 17 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + 25 days Holiday + Great career pro
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £32,000 to £37,000 per annum + Pension, Private Healthcare, 25 da
Posted: Yesterday
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Imperative People
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30305.00 - £52387.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits!
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum + benefits + career progression
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 45-48k
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + 30 days holiday + excellent benefi
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago