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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 78 66 80
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 736 784 779
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.55% 3.89% 3.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.71% 4.11% 3.67%
Number of salaries quoted 668 717 743
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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
19836 19086 21216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.60% 94.67% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 16177 15276 18448
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,000 £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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +41 214 £35,000 +7.69% 20
Surrey -13 152 £45,000 +9.75% 20
Berkshire -69 84 £40,000 - 17
East Sussex +19 79 £37,500 +17.18% 7
Oxfordshire -20 72 £30,000 -25.00% 14
West Sussex -5 54 £41,500 +18.57% 9
Buckinghamshire -19 39 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Kent -7 31 £37,500 -11.76% 8
Sussex -2 7 £47,500 -5.00%
Middlesex +4 6 £36,250 -40.81% 1
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 1076 (73.80%) C#
2 878 (60.22%) .NET
3 744 (51.03%) JavaScript
4 656 (44.99%) SQL Server
5 645 (44.24%) HTML
6 619 (42.46%) SQL
7 610 (41.84%) ASP.NET
8 563 (38.61%) CSS
9 500 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
10 451 (30.93%) Degree
11 438 (30.04%) Software Engineering
12 413 (28.33%) Microsoft
13 412 (28.26%) MVC
14 403 (27.64%) OO
15 392 (26.89%) Java
16 382 (26.20%) C++
17 352 (24.14%) jQuery
18 265 (18.18%) Windows
19 261 (17.90%) XML
20 260 (17.83%) ASP.NET MVC
21 244 (16.74%) Computer Science
22 238 (16.32%) .NET Framework
23 228 (15.64%) Linux
24 224 (15.36%) Visual Studio
25 204 (13.99%) MS Excel
26 203 (13.92%) VB.NET
27 197 (13.51%) TDD
28 191 (13.10%) Web Services
29 180 (12.35%) Finance
30 176 (12.07%) OOD

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 96 (6.58%) IIS
2 55 (3.77%) Confluence
3 42 (2.88%) Tomcat
4 38 (2.61%) SharePoint
4 38 (2.61%) Apache
5 17 (1.17%) ColdFusion
6 16 (1.10%) Node.js
7 14 (0.96%) FormScape
7 14 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
8 13 (0.89%) JBoss
9 11 (0.75%) WebSphere
10 10 (0.69%) CMS
11 9 (0.62%) WebLogic
11 9 (0.62%) GlassFish
12 7 (0.48%) Drupal
12 7 (0.48%) nginx
12 7 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (0.41%) Apache Pig
14 5 (0.34%) Apache ServiceMix
15 4 (0.27%) Railo
Applications
1 204 (13.99%) MS Excel
2 19 (1.30%) Photoshop
3 14 (0.96%) MS Office
4 9 (0.62%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.41%) Mathematica
6 3 (0.21%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.069%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 11 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.069%) Line 100
Cloud Services
1 50 (3.43%) SaaS
2 21 (1.44%) GitHub
3 8 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.27%) PaaS
4 4 (0.27%) Force.com
5 1 (0.069%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (2.67%) Internet
2 26 (1.78%) TCP/IP
3 16 (1.10%) HTTP
4 13 (0.89%) DNS
5 11 (0.75%) GPRS
6 10 (0.69%) GSM
6 10 (0.69%) Bluetooth
7 7 (0.48%) Wireless
8 6 (0.41%) DHCP
8 6 (0.41%) SSL
9 5 (0.34%) LAN
10 4 (0.27%) Intranet
11 3 (0.21%) Frame Relay
11 3 (0.21%) Network Security
11 3 (0.21%) X.25
11 3 (0.21%) Firewall
11 3 (0.21%) Software-Defined Radio
12 2 (0.14%) LTE
12 2 (0.14%) VoLTE
12 2 (0.14%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 656 (44.99%) SQL Server
2 103 (7.06%) MySQL
3 76 (5.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 53 (3.64%) Big Data
5 46 (3.16%) RavenDB
6 44 (3.02%) NoSQL
6 44 (3.02%) Relational Database
7 40 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
8 39 (2.67%) SQL Server 2005
9 36 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 22 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 20 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 20 (1.37%) MongoDB
12 17 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
13 13 (0.89%) Oracle Database
14 12 (0.82%) RDBMS
15 11 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
16 10 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
16 10 (0.69%) SQLite
16 10 (0.69%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 224 (15.36%) Visual Studio
2 164 (11.25%) NUnit
3 124 (8.50%) Rhino Mocks
4 116 (7.96%) Git (software)
5 88 (6.04%) Team Foundation Server
6 67 (4.60%) TeamCity
7 64 (4.39%) JIRA
8 52 (3.57%) ReSharper
9 48 (3.29%) Moq
10 47 (3.22%) Cucumber
10 47 (3.22%) Eclipse
11 45 (3.09%) Subversion
12 44 (3.02%) WATIR
12 44 (3.02%) NCrunch
13 23 (1.58%) Maven
14 22 (1.51%) Jenkins
15 21 (1.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 15 (1.03%) JUnit
16 15 (1.03%) MSTest
17 10 (0.69%) TestComplete
General
1 180 (12.35%) Finance
2 81 (5.56%) Retail
3 65 (4.46%) Telecoms
4 50 (3.43%) Back Office
5 41 (2.81%) Automotive
6 37 (2.54%) Aerospace
7 33 (2.26%) Marketing
8 25 (1.71%) Banking
9 22 (1.51%) Games
10 14 (0.96%) Advertising
11 10 (0.69%) Investment Banking
12 9 (0.62%) Military
13 8 (0.55%) Electronics
14 7 (0.48%) Publishing
14 7 (0.48%) Manufacturing
15 4 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.21%) Law
16 3 (0.21%) Multimedia
17 1 (0.069%) Legal
17 1 (0.069%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 878 (60.22%) .NET
2 645 (44.24%) HTML
3 610 (41.84%) ASP.NET
4 563 (38.61%) CSS
5 352 (24.14%) jQuery
6 261 (17.90%) XML
7 260 (17.83%) ASP.NET MVC
8 238 (16.32%) .NET Framework
9 191 (13.10%) Web Services
10 168 (11.52%) Ajax
11 155 (10.63%) HTML5
12 145 (9.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 138 (9.47%) WCF
14 137 (9.40%) WPF
15 105 (7.20%) SOAP
16 98 (6.72%) LINQ
17 92 (6.31%) CSS3
18 84 (5.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 72 (4.94%) AngularJS
20 61 (4.18%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 244 (16.74%) Computer Science
2 144 (9.88%) Mathematics
3 121 (8.30%) Analytical Skills
4 52 (3.57%) Open Source
4 52 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
5 50 (3.43%) Physics
6 44 (3.02%) Mobile App
7 42 (2.88%) Algorithms
8 28 (1.92%) Visualisation
9 17 (1.17%) Client/Server
10 14 (0.96%) Social Media
11 13 (0.89%) VHDL
12 12 (0.82%) N-Tier
13 11 (0.75%) Device Driver
13 11 (0.75%) Data Extraction
13 11 (0.75%) CUDA
14 10 (0.69%) Life Science
14 10 (0.69%) Social Network
15 9 (0.62%) Statistics
15 9 (0.62%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 265 (18.18%) Windows
2 228 (15.64%) Linux
3 62 (4.25%) Android
4 41 (2.81%) UNIX
5 38 (2.61%) Apple iOS
6 13 (0.89%) Windows 8
7 12 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.48%) Embedded Linux
9 5 (0.34%) Mac OS
9 5 (0.34%) Debian
9 5 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.27%) FreeBSD
10 4 (0.27%) Solaris
11 3 (0.21%) Fedora
11 3 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.21%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.069%) Windows CE
12 1 (0.069%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.069%) CentOS
12 1 (0.069%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 500 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
2 438 (30.04%) Software Engineering
3 412 (28.26%) MVC
4 403 (27.64%) OO
5 197 (13.51%) TDD
6 176 (12.07%) OOD
7 139 (9.53%) Scrum
8 118 (8.09%) Continuous Integration
9 107 (7.34%) OOP
10 99 (6.79%) Unit Testing
11 95 (6.52%) UML
11 95 (6.52%) Web Development
12 80 (5.49%) BDD
13 75 (5.14%) E-Commerce
14 74 (5.08%) Mentoring
15 69 (4.73%) Refactoring
16 63 (4.32%) User Stories
17 62 (4.25%) Multithreading
18 59 (4.05%) Software Architecture
19 50 (3.43%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 1076 (73.80%) C#
2 744 (51.03%) JavaScript
3 619 (42.46%) SQL
4 392 (26.89%) Java
5 382 (26.20%) C++
6 203 (13.92%) VB.NET
7 168 (11.52%) T-SQL
8 152 (10.43%) C
9 128 (8.78%) PHP
10 65 (4.46%) Ruby
11 62 (4.25%) VB
12 55 (3.77%) Python
13 38 (2.61%) VB6
14 33 (2.26%) Delphi
15 32 (2.19%) Perl
16 29 (1.99%) MATLAB
17 26 (1.78%) COBOL
17 26 (1.78%) VBScript
18 24 (1.65%) Fortran
19 20 (1.37%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 451 (30.93%) Degree
2 38 (2.61%) Security Cleared
3 31 (2.13%) PhD
4 15 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (1.03%) SC Cleared
5 9 (0.62%) OCPJP
5 9 (0.62%) OCMJD
6 8 (0.55%) Postgraduate
7 5 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
8 4 (0.27%) HND
9 3 (0.21%) MCP
9 3 (0.21%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.14%) OCPJWCD
10 2 (0.14%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.069%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.069%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (3.91%) QA
2 14 (0.96%) ISO 9001
3 9 (0.62%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.55%) GAMP
5 4 (0.27%) COBIT
6 2 (0.14%) HL7
6 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.069%) WCAG
7 1 (0.069%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.069%) Section 508
System Software
1 16 (1.10%) Firmware
2 6 (0.41%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.069%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.34%) Capistrano
2 5 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (0.27%) Puppet
4 2 (0.14%) StatsD
4 2 (0.14%) Graphite
Vendors
1 413 (28.33%) Microsoft
2 79 (5.42%) Oracle
3 51 (3.50%) Endeca
4 44 (3.02%) RedPrairie
5 37 (2.54%) Salesforce.com
6 29 (1.99%) Telerik
7 22 (1.51%) TOWER Software
8 18 (1.23%) Google
9 17 (1.17%) Zend
9 17 (1.17%) DevExpress
9 17 (1.17%) Twitter
10 16 (1.10%) Red Hat
11 12 (0.82%) IBM
12 11 (0.75%) Sun
13 9 (0.62%) Atlassian
14 7 (0.48%) Adobe
14 7 (0.48%) Facebook
15 6 (0.41%) Xamarin
15 6 (0.41%) Apple
15 6 (0.41%) Informatica
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bicester, Oxfordshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £20,000 - £28,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
Gillingham, Kent
Erin Associates
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + excellent benefits + training & de
Posted: 6 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Aquilaheywood
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 6 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Accomplish Today Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + co pension + flexi-time +
Posted: 6 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £14,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum GBP 45k +Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liphook, Hampshire
Kipstor Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum £45,000 DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £0 - £50 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago