The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 55 75 73
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 1056 860 912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 4.34% 3.76% 3.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.59% 3.97% 3.89%
Number of salaries quoted 943 803 847
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
23021 21689 23440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.64% 94.95% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 18373 17978 20301
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 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Software Developer
England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +40 222 £42,500 +6.25% 17
Surrey 0 199 £43,750 +9.37% 22
Oxfordshire 0 159 £37,500 +5.63% 11
Hampshire -26 142 £37,500 - 18
East Sussex +36 121 £32,500 -13.33% 3
Buckinghamshire -2 95 £41,250 +10.00% 3
Kent +26 59 £45,000 +5.88% 2
West Sussex -1 54 £47,500 +26.66% 4
Middlesex +4 12 £56,250 +32.35% 1
Isle of Wight 0 2 £33,250 +10.83% 1
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 1249 (69.27%) C#
2 1248 (69.22%) .NET
3 815 (45.20%) ASP.NET
4 806 (44.70%) SQL
5 736 (40.82%) SQL Server
6 637 (35.33%) JavaScript
7 622 (34.50%) HTML
8 620 (34.39%) Software Engineering
9 486 (26.96%) Degree
10 484 (26.84%) CSS
11 481 (26.68%) C++
12 458 (25.40%) Java
13 455 (25.24%) OO
14 442 (24.51%) MVC
15 395 (21.91%) Microsoft
16 372 (20.63%) Windows
17 330 (18.30%) WCF
18 327 (18.14%) WPF
19 283 (15.70%) Computer Science
20 273 (15.14%) jQuery
21 260 (14.42%) Finance
22 250 (13.87%) XML
23 249 (13.81%) TDD
24 247 (13.70%) ASP.NET MVC
25 241 (13.37%) .NET Framework
26 225 (12.48%) Agile Software Development
27 221 (12.26%) Web Services
28 210 (11.65%) WinForms
29 205 (11.37%) Linux
30 187 (10.37%) OOD

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 61 (3.38%) IIS
2 41 (2.27%) Tomcat
3 26 (1.44%) SharePoint
3 26 (1.44%) Apache
4 10 (0.55%) ColdFusion
4 10 (0.55%) Node.js
5 9 (0.50%) CMS
6 8 (0.44%) WebLogic
7 7 (0.39%) WebSphere
8 6 (0.33%) Drupal
8 6 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (0.28%) Mule
10 4 (0.22%) Documentum
10 4 (0.22%) WebSphere Portal
10 4 (0.22%) nginx
10 4 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.11%) Jetty
11 2 (0.11%) Oracle Spatial
11 2 (0.11%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.11%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 161 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 13 (0.72%) MS Office
3 4 (0.22%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.055%) MS Project
5 1 (0.055%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.055%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 2 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.055%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.055%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 69 (3.83%) SaaS
2 16 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (0.50%) GitHub
3 9 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.33%) PaaS
5 3 (0.17%) Basecamp
5 3 (0.17%) Trello
6 2 (0.11%) Force.com
6 2 (0.11%) Heroku
7 1 (0.055%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 26 (1.44%) TCP/IP
2 24 (1.33%) HTTP
3 17 (0.94%) Internet
4 15 (0.83%) SNMP
5 6 (0.33%) Ethernet
6 5 (0.28%) DNS
7 3 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.11%) VoIP
9 1 (0.055%) 4G
9 1 (0.055%) Modbus
9 1 (0.055%) SMS
9 1 (0.055%) Broadband
9 1 (0.055%) GPRS
9 1 (0.055%) DHCP
9 1 (0.055%) Firewall
9 1 (0.055%) Wireless
9 1 (0.055%) IPv4
9 1 (0.055%) IPv6
9 1 (0.055%) Intranet
9 1 (0.055%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 736 (40.82%) SQL Server
2 149 (8.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 131 (7.27%) MySQL
4 92 (5.10%) SQL Server 2005
5 62 (3.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 54 (3.00%) Relational Database
7 48 (2.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 38 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 35 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
10 34 (1.89%) Oracle Database
11 32 (1.77%) Oracle Database 11g
12 24 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
13 22 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 19 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
15 18 (1.00%) Big Data
16 17 (0.94%) RDBMS
17 14 (0.78%) InterSystems Cache
17 14 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
18 13 (0.72%) NoSQL
19 11 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 181 (10.04%) Visual Studio
2 100 (5.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 55 (3.05%) Subversion
4 42 (2.33%) Git (software)
5 39 (2.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 31 (1.72%) JUnit
7 30 (1.66%) Jenkins
8 29 (1.61%) Maven
9 28 (1.55%) NUnit
10 26 (1.44%) Selenium
11 24 (1.33%) Xcode
12 21 (1.16%) TeamCity
13 19 (1.05%) Eclipse
13 19 (1.05%) JIRA
14 16 (0.89%) WebDriver
15 13 (0.72%) Hudson
15 13 (0.72%) EasyMock
16 12 (0.67%) Artifactory
17 10 (0.55%) Ant
17 10 (0.55%) WiX
General
1 260 (14.42%) Finance
2 85 (4.71%) Marketing
3 72 (3.99%) Banking
4 57 (3.16%) Investment Banking
5 30 (1.66%) Telecoms
6 27 (1.50%) Manufacturing
7 24 (1.33%) Back Office
8 19 (1.05%) Retail
9 14 (0.78%) Aerospace
10 13 (0.72%) Games
11 9 (0.50%) Legal
11 9 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (0.44%) Automotive
13 6 (0.33%) Multimedia
13 6 (0.33%) Electronics
14 4 (0.22%) Local Government
15 3 (0.17%) Publishing
15 3 (0.17%) Military
16 2 (0.11%) Billing
17 1 (0.055%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1248 (69.22%) .NET
2 815 (45.20%) ASP.NET
3 622 (34.50%) HTML
4 484 (26.84%) CSS
5 330 (18.30%) WCF
6 327 (18.14%) WPF
7 273 (15.14%) jQuery
8 250 (13.87%) XML
9 247 (13.70%) ASP.NET MVC
10 241 (13.37%) .NET Framework
11 221 (12.26%) Web Services
12 210 (11.65%) WinForms
13 156 (8.65%) Ajax
14 137 (7.60%) HTML5
15 97 (5.38%) Hibernate
16 95 (5.27%) Spring
17 80 (4.44%) LINQ
18 74 (4.10%) SOAP
19 59 (3.27%) J2EE
20 53 (2.94%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 283 (15.70%) Computer Science
2 116 (6.43%) Mobile App
3 104 (5.77%) Mathematics
4 65 (3.61%) Physics
5 36 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
6 28 (1.55%) Client/Server
7 26 (1.44%) Open Source
8 20 (1.11%) Social Media
9 18 (1.00%) N-Tier
10 15 (0.83%) Management Information System
11 12 (0.67%) NHS
11 12 (0.67%) iPhone
11 12 (0.67%) Visualisation
12 11 (0.61%) SystemC
12 11 (0.61%) Hedge funds
12 11 (0.61%) Blackberry
12 11 (0.61%) PDA
13 9 (0.50%) Embedded Systems
13 9 (0.50%) Kindle
14 8 (0.44%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 372 (20.63%) Windows
2 205 (11.37%) Linux
3 119 (6.60%) Android
4 101 (5.60%) Apple iOS
5 83 (4.60%) UNIX
6 20 (1.11%) Windows Phone
7 19 (1.05%) Mac OS X
8 15 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (0.78%) Oracle Linux
10 11 (0.61%) Windows 8
10 11 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
11 7 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (0.33%) Solaris
13 4 (0.22%) CentOS
14 3 (0.17%) AIX
14 3 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
15 2 (0.11%) Windows CE
16 1 (0.055%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.055%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.055%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 620 (34.39%) Software Engineering
2 455 (25.24%) OO
3 442 (24.51%) MVC
4 249 (13.81%) TDD
5 225 (12.48%) Agile Software Development
6 187 (10.37%) OOD
7 142 (7.88%) Scrum
8 119 (6.60%) OOP
9 106 (5.88%) Web Development
10 83 (4.60%) Unit Testing
11 79 (4.38%) Multithreading
12 74 (4.10%) BDD
13 67 (3.72%) Android Development
13 67 (3.72%) iOS Development
14 60 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
15 55 (3.05%) MVVM
16 53 (2.94%) UML
17 52 (2.88%) Mobile Application Development
18 50 (2.77%) SOA
19 49 (2.72%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1249 (69.27%) C#
2 806 (44.70%) SQL
3 637 (35.33%) JavaScript
4 481 (26.68%) C++
5 458 (25.40%) Java
6 170 (9.43%) PHP
7 164 (9.10%) VB.NET
8 163 (9.04%) C
9 139 (7.71%) T-SQL
10 87 (4.83%) Python
11 80 (4.44%) VB
12 75 (4.16%) Perl
13 49 (2.72%) Bash Shell
14 43 (2.38%) Objective-C
15 42 (2.33%) PL/SQL
16 34 (1.89%) VB6
17 27 (1.50%) VBA
18 24 (1.33%) VC++
19 22 (1.22%) Shell Script
20 21 (1.16%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 486 (26.96%) Degree
2 68 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 43 (2.38%) Security Cleared
4 35 (1.94%) PhD
5 28 (1.55%) MCP
6 15 (0.83%) MCTS
6 15 (0.83%) MCPD
7 14 (0.78%) DV Cleared
8 12 (0.67%) SC Cleared
9 6 (0.33%) MCSD
10 5 (0.28%) MCAD
11 1 (0.055%) HND
11 1 (0.055%) ISEB
11 1 (0.055%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (3.61%) QA
2 14 (0.78%) HL7
3 10 (0.55%) ISO 9001
4 9 (0.50%) GAMP
5 3 (0.17%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.055%) SLA
7 1 (0.055%) TickIT
7 1 (0.055%) WCAG
7 1 (0.055%) DICOM
System Software
1 6 (0.33%) Active Directory
1 6 (0.33%) Hyper-V
2 4 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.055%) KVM
3 1 (0.055%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.055%) Squid
Systems Management
1 8 (0.44%) Puppet
2 7 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.22%) SCCM
4 2 (0.11%) Nagios
5 1 (0.055%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.055%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.055%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 395 (21.91%) Microsoft
2 174 (9.65%) Oracle
3 27 (1.50%) Zend
4 17 (0.94%) Apple
5 16 (0.89%) VMware
6 14 (0.78%) Coverity
7 13 (0.72%) JBoss
7 13 (0.72%) Adobe
8 12 (0.67%) Xamarin
9 11 (0.61%) IBM
9 11 (0.61%) Sybase
10 10 (0.55%) Perforce
10 10 (0.55%) Wind River
11 6 (0.33%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (0.28%) Siemens
13 4 (0.22%) Green Hills
13 4 (0.22%) Red Hat
13 4 (0.22%) SunGard
13 4 (0.22%) SAP
14 3 (0.17%) Google
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