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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 62 89 73
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 775 681 853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 4.31% 3.27% 3.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.44% 3.39% 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 756 614 765
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 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
17461 20109 21814
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.02% 96.60% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 14797 16576 17053
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +26 243 £40,000 - 34
Berkshire +26 160 £45,000 -10.00% 14
Surrey +32 142 £47,500 +5.55% 9
Oxfordshire +14 101 £40,000 +6.66% 8
West Sussex +28 47 £45,000 +73.07% 1
East Sussex -26 40 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Buckinghamshire +19 33 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Kent 0 6 £29,000 -17.14% 1
Middlesex - 3 £52,500 -
Home Counties - 1 £36,500 -
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1152 (71.07%) C#
2 1034 (63.79%) .NET
3 779 (48.06%) SQL
4 741 (45.71%) JavaScript
5 703 (43.37%) SQL Server
6 669 (41.27%) ASP.NET
7 607 (37.45%) MVC
8 598 (36.89%) HTML
9 597 (36.83%) Agile Software Development
10 543 (33.50%) CSS
11 467 (28.81%) Degree
12 412 (25.42%) ASP.NET MVC
13 406 (25.05%) Software Engineering
14 398 (24.55%) C++
15 396 (24.43%) jQuery
16 359 (22.15%) Java
17 333 (20.54%) OO
18 323 (19.93%) Computer Science
19 320 (19.74%) Finance
20 310 (19.12%) Windows
21 282 (17.40%) Microsoft
22 275 (16.96%) XML
23 272 (16.78%) Web Services
24 241 (14.87%) TDD
25 233 (14.37%) SDLC
26 208 (12.83%) WCF
26 208 (12.83%) Visual Studio
27 207 (12.77%) Scrum
28 198 (12.21%) .NET Framework
29 183 (11.29%) OOP

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 61 (3.76%) IIS
2 35 (2.16%) JBoss
3 34 (2.10%) Tomcat
4 33 (2.04%) WebLogic
5 28 (1.73%) Elasticsearch
6 24 (1.48%) WebSphere
7 22 (1.36%) Apache
8 21 (1.30%) SharePoint
9 15 (0.93%) Apache Solr
9 15 (0.93%) NServiceBus
10 13 (0.80%) CMS
11 10 (0.62%) Apache Spark
12 5 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.19%) GlassFish
13 3 (0.19%) Umbraco
14 2 (0.12%) Confluence
15 1 (0.062%) nginx
15 1 (0.062%) Oracle Service Bus
15 1 (0.062%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 1 (0.062%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 106 (6.54%) MS Excel
2 48 (2.96%) MS Office
3 7 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.19%) InDesign
5 2 (0.12%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.062%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.062%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.12%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.062%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 68 (4.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 59 (3.64%) SaaS
3 43 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (0.62%) GitHub
4 10 (0.62%) PaaS
5 5 (0.31%) Force.com
6 4 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.12%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.062%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.062%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.062%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.36%) TCP/IP
2 13 (0.80%) Internet
3 11 (0.68%) HTTP
4 5 (0.31%) CTI
4 5 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (0.25%) Bluetooth
5 4 (0.25%) Network Security
6 2 (0.12%) 5G
6 2 (0.12%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.12%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.12%) RS-232
6 2 (0.12%) SNMP
6 2 (0.12%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.062%) AMQP
7 1 (0.062%) Extranet
7 1 (0.062%) ICMP
7 1 (0.062%) IPv4
7 1 (0.062%) Skype
7 1 (0.062%) SSL
7 1 (0.062%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 703 (43.37%) SQL Server
2 154 (9.50%) Relational Database
3 109 (6.72%) MySQL
4 88 (5.43%) NoSQL
5 64 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
6 60 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 41 (2.53%) Big Data
8 37 (2.28%) MongoDB
9 34 (2.10%) RDBMS
9 34 (2.10%) SQL Server 2012
10 33 (2.04%) Oracle Database
11 30 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 19 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
13 16 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
14 13 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
15 12 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 10 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
16 10 (0.62%) GIS
16 10 (0.62%) Hadoop
17 8 (0.49%) DTS
Development Applications
1 208 (12.83%) Visual Studio
2 169 (10.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 106 (6.54%) Git (software)
4 67 (4.13%) Subversion
5 53 (3.27%) Eclipse
6 36 (2.22%) Maven
7 28 (1.73%) NUnit
8 27 (1.67%) Jenkins
9 24 (1.48%) Bugzilla
9 24 (1.48%) Trac
10 20 (1.23%) JIRA
11 19 (1.17%) ReSharper
12 17 (1.05%) JUnit
13 16 (0.99%) TeamCity
14 12 (0.74%) Selenium
15 11 (0.68%) Clang
15 11 (0.68%) GCC
15 11 (0.68%) Rhino Mocks
16 10 (0.62%) MSTest
17 9 (0.56%) Ant
General
1 320 (19.74%) Finance
2 137 (8.45%) Telecoms
3 98 (6.05%) Automotive
4 92 (5.68%) Aerospace
5 86 (5.31%) Banking
6 53 (3.27%) Games
7 52 (3.21%) Retail
8 44 (2.71%) Manufacturing
9 23 (1.42%) Marketing
10 16 (0.99%) Legal
11 15 (0.93%) Back Office
11 15 (0.93%) Military
12 14 (0.86%) Electronics
13 11 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (0.56%) Financial Institution
14 9 (0.56%) Investment Banking
15 6 (0.37%) Publishing
16 4 (0.25%) Advertising
17 2 (0.12%) Brand Awareness
18 1 (0.062%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1034 (63.79%) .NET
2 669 (41.27%) ASP.NET
3 598 (36.89%) HTML
4 543 (33.50%) CSS
5 412 (25.42%) ASP.NET MVC
6 396 (24.43%) jQuery
7 275 (16.96%) XML
8 272 (16.78%) Web Services
9 208 (12.83%) WCF
10 198 (12.21%) .NET Framework
11 162 (9.99%) AngularJS
12 131 (8.08%) WPF
13 120 (7.40%) HTML5
14 111 (6.85%) Ajax
15 109 (6.72%) ASP.NET Web API
16 91 (5.61%) JSON
17 79 (4.87%) XSLT
18 78 (4.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 77 (4.75%) CSS3
20 73 (4.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 323 (19.93%) Computer Science
2 87 (5.37%) Mathematics
3 77 (4.75%) Enterprise Software
4 56 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 51 (3.15%) Mobile App
6 45 (2.78%) Visualisation
7 40 (2.47%) Physics
8 31 (1.91%) EPoS
9 29 (1.79%) User Experience
10 28 (1.73%) EFT
11 26 (1.60%) Algorithms
12 22 (1.36%) Client/Server
13 19 (1.17%) iPad
13 19 (1.17%) Life Science
14 14 (0.86%) Driving Licence
15 10 (0.62%) PMI
16 9 (0.56%) Cyber Attack
16 9 (0.56%) Device Driver
16 9 (0.56%) Reinsurance
17 7 (0.43%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 310 (19.12%) Windows
2 156 (9.62%) Linux
3 85 (5.24%) Android
4 71 (4.38%) Unix
5 62 (3.82%) Apple iOS
6 23 (1.42%) Windows Server
7 18 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (1.05%) Windows 7
8 17 (1.05%) Windows Mobile
9 16 (0.99%) Windows 8
10 14 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (0.43%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.25%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.12%) CentOS
13 2 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.12%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.062%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.062%) OS/400
14 1 (0.062%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 607 (37.45%) MVC
2 597 (36.83%) Agile Software Development
3 406 (25.05%) Software Engineering
4 333 (20.54%) OO
5 241 (14.87%) TDD
6 233 (14.37%) SDLC
7 207 (12.77%) Scrum
8 183 (11.29%) OOP
9 129 (7.96%) OOD
10 115 (7.09%) Mentoring
11 110 (6.79%) UML
12 105 (6.48%) Web Development
13 99 (6.11%) Unit Testing
14 88 (5.43%) SOA
15 82 (5.06%) Multithreading
16 70 (4.32%) Continuous Improvement
17 62 (3.82%) Continuous Integration
18 61 (3.76%) BDD
19 55 (3.39%) Software Architecture
20 54 (3.33%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1152 (71.07%) C#
2 779 (48.06%) SQL
3 741 (45.71%) JavaScript
4 398 (24.55%) C++
5 359 (22.15%) Java
6 145 (8.95%) PHP
7 135 (8.33%) Python
8 134 (8.27%) T-SQL
9 129 (7.96%) C
10 122 (7.53%) VB.NET
11 72 (4.44%) VB
12 55 (3.39%) Perl
13 47 (2.90%) VBA
14 43 (2.65%) Ruby
15 33 (2.04%) Delphi
15 33 (2.04%) TypeScript
16 24 (1.48%) PL/SQL
17 22 (1.36%) Shell Script
18 21 (1.30%) Scala
19 20 (1.23%) F#
Qualifications
1 467 (28.81%) Degree
2 42 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (1.97%) PhD
4 27 (1.67%) Security Cleared
5 20 (1.23%) SC Cleared
6 10 (0.62%) DBS Check
6 10 (0.62%) HND
6 10 (0.62%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.25%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.25%) OCPJP
7 4 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.12%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.062%) ISEB
9 1 (0.062%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.062%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (3.70%) QA
2 17 (1.05%) GAMP
3 4 (0.25%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.062%) ISO13485
4 1 (0.062%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.062%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (0.25%) Docker
2 3 (0.19%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.12%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.062%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 5 (0.31%) Ansible
1 5 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (0.31%) Puppet
2 2 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (0.12%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.062%) Cacti
3 1 (0.062%) Control-M
3 1 (0.062%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.062%) Marathon
3 1 (0.062%) Mesos
3 1 (0.062%) Nagios
3 1 (0.062%) Packer
3 1 (0.062%) Terraform
Vendors
1 282 (17.40%) Microsoft
2 157 (9.69%) Oracle
3 44 (2.71%) Xamarin
4 28 (1.73%) Zend
5 21 (1.30%) Sybase
6 20 (1.23%) Google
7 12 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (0.62%) Progress
9 9 (0.56%) RedGate
10 8 (0.49%) Apple
10 8 (0.49%) Rally
11 7 (0.43%) SAP
12 6 (0.37%) TOWER Software
13 4 (0.25%) IBM
13 4 (0.25%) Ingenico
13 4 (0.25%) LabWare
13 4 (0.25%) ServiceNow
13 4 (0.25%) Sun
14 3 (0.19%) Gemalto
14 3 (0.19%) VeriFone
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hove, East Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-45k+Bonus+Bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BUPA, Pension, Progression
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Competitive - Experience Dependent
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: c30-40k+Bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-000 - 50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000-60,000
Posted: 23 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-47k+Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 75,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits Package!
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £45000.0000 - £55000.0000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bicester, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago