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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 64 81 83
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 680 733 766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 4.19% 3.38% 3.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.32% 3.48% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 640 677 672
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
15725 21062 21213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.88% 97.03% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 13103 17793 16905
Median salary £43,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.14% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +40 262 £40,000 +6.66% 32
Surrey -37 98 £40,000 -11.11% 10
Berkshire +28 95 £42,500 -1.16% 5
Oxfordshire +19 95 £36,500 -10.42% 10
Buckinghamshire +29 56 £40,000 - 7
West Sussex -1 27 £42,500 +13.33% 5
East Sussex -2 25 £40,750 +11.64%
Home Counties - 14 £57,500 -
Kent -8 7 £46,250 +2.77% 2
Middlesex - 1 - - 1
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 991 (69.79%) C#
2 929 (65.42%) .NET
3 731 (51.48%) SQL
4 710 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 646 (45.49%) HTML
6 602 (42.39%) MVC
7 579 (40.77%) SQL Server
8 572 (40.28%) ASP.NET
9 556 (39.15%) Agile Software Development
10 517 (36.41%) CSS
11 361 (25.42%) Java
12 356 (25.07%) Degree
13 348 (24.51%) ASP.NET MVC
14 339 (23.87%) Software Engineering
15 305 (21.48%) jQuery
16 294 (20.70%) C++
17 259 (18.24%) Web Services
18 246 (17.32%) Windows
19 244 (17.18%) Microsoft
20 242 (17.04%) Computer Science
21 238 (16.76%) Finance
22 221 (15.56%) Scrum
23 212 (14.93%) TDD
24 210 (14.79%) AngularJS
25 207 (14.58%) OO
26 206 (14.51%) Python
27 201 (14.15%) WCF
28 183 (12.89%) XML
29 182 (12.82%) Linux
30 180 (12.68%) SDLC

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 42 (2.96%) Elasticsearch
1 42 (2.96%) IIS
2 29 (2.04%) Apache
3 27 (1.90%) JBoss
4 25 (1.76%) Tomcat
5 23 (1.62%) WebLogic
6 21 (1.48%) NServiceBus
7 19 (1.34%) WebSphere
8 15 (1.06%) Apache Solr
9 14 (0.99%) CMS
9 14 (0.99%) SharePoint
10 11 (0.77%) Apache Spark
11 5 (0.35%) Drupal
12 3 (0.21%) ArcGIS
12 3 (0.21%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.21%) SilverStripe
13 2 (0.14%) Alfresco
13 2 (0.14%) Confluence
13 2 (0.14%) nginx
14 1 (0.070%) Jetty
Applications
1 71 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.41%) MS Office
3 6 (0.42%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.28%) Fireworks
5 3 (0.21%) InDesign
6 2 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.14%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.070%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.070%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 124 (8.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (3.24%) SaaS
3 44 (3.10%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (1.48%) PaaS
5 12 (0.85%) GitHub
6 4 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.21%) G Suite
7 3 (0.21%) Slack
8 2 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.070%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.070%) Datadog
9 1 (0.070%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.070%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.070%) Heroku
9 1 (0.070%) IaaS
9 1 (0.070%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (2.46%) TCP/IP
2 17 (1.20%) HTTP
3 15 (1.06%) Internet
4 5 (0.35%) Network Security
5 3 (0.21%) SNMP
6 2 (0.14%) CTI
6 2 (0.14%) DHCP
6 2 (0.14%) DNS
6 2 (0.14%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.14%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.14%) SSL
6 2 (0.14%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.070%) AMQP
7 1 (0.070%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.070%) Firewall
7 1 (0.070%) ICMP
7 1 (0.070%) IPFIX
7 1 (0.070%) Skype
7 1 (0.070%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 579 (40.77%) SQL Server
2 110 (7.75%) MySQL
3 81 (5.70%) Relational Database
4 79 (5.56%) NoSQL
5 67 (4.72%) MongoDB
6 45 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 44 (3.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 32 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 28 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
10 23 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
10 23 (1.62%) RDBMS
11 22 (1.55%) Azure SQL Database
12 21 (1.48%) Oracle Database
13 18 (1.27%) Big Data
14 16 (1.13%) Redis
15 14 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
15 14 (0.99%) Hadoop
16 13 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
17 10 (0.70%) Data Mining
17 10 (0.70%) DTS
Development Applications
1 149 (10.49%) Visual Studio
2 109 (7.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 106 (7.46%) Git (software)
4 53 (3.73%) Subversion
5 45 (3.17%) NUnit
6 31 (2.18%) Eclipse
7 27 (1.90%) Moq
7 27 (1.90%) TeamCity
8 25 (1.76%) Jenkins
8 25 (1.76%) Maven
9 19 (1.34%) ReSharper
10 18 (1.27%) JIRA
10 18 (1.27%) Trac
11 15 (1.06%) Bugzilla
11 15 (1.06%) TestNG
12 14 (0.99%) Octopus Deploy
13 12 (0.85%) Grunt
13 12 (0.85%) PHPUnit
14 11 (0.77%) gulp
14 11 (0.77%) Selenium
General
1 238 (16.76%) Finance
2 80 (5.63%) Telecoms
3 52 (3.66%) Automotive
4 48 (3.38%) Banking
5 33 (2.32%) Aerospace
6 31 (2.18%) Electronics
7 29 (2.04%) Manufacturing
8 27 (1.90%) Retail
9 15 (1.06%) Legal
10 14 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
11 13 (0.92%) Games
12 12 (0.85%) Back Office
12 12 (0.85%) Marketing
12 12 (0.85%) Military
13 11 (0.77%) Advertising
13 11 (0.77%) Financial Institution
14 10 (0.70%) Brand Awareness
15 8 (0.56%) Publishing
16 3 (0.21%) Local Government
17 2 (0.14%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 929 (65.42%) .NET
2 646 (45.49%) HTML
3 572 (40.28%) ASP.NET
4 517 (36.41%) CSS
5 348 (24.51%) ASP.NET MVC
6 305 (21.48%) jQuery
7 259 (18.24%) Web Services
8 210 (14.79%) AngularJS
9 201 (14.15%) WCF
10 183 (12.89%) XML
11 168 (11.83%) .NET Framework
12 140 (9.86%) ASP.NET Web API
12 140 (9.86%) HTML5
13 126 (8.87%) WPF
14 121 (8.52%) Ajax
15 90 (6.34%) WinForms
16 81 (5.70%) REST
17 79 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 76 (5.35%) RESTful
19 72 (5.07%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 242 (17.04%) Computer Science
2 70 (4.93%) Mathematics
3 66 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
4 61 (4.30%) Physics
5 38 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
6 35 (2.46%) Mobile App
7 31 (2.18%) Algorithms
7 31 (2.18%) User Experience
8 29 (2.04%) Client/Server
9 22 (1.55%) Visualisation
10 20 (1.41%) PMI
11 19 (1.34%) Life Science
12 18 (1.27%) Data Structures
13 17 (1.20%) iPad
14 14 (0.99%) EPoS
15 13 (0.92%) Embedded Systems
16 12 (0.85%) EFT
17 9 (0.63%) Device Driver
17 9 (0.63%) Informatics
17 9 (0.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 246 (17.32%) Windows
2 182 (12.82%) Linux
3 74 (5.21%) Unix
4 68 (4.79%) Apple iOS
5 67 (4.72%) Android
6 16 (1.13%) Mac OS
7 14 (0.99%) Windows Server
8 11 (0.77%) Windows 7
8 11 (0.77%) Windows 8
9 10 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
11 6 (0.42%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.28%) CentOS
12 4 (0.28%) Solaris
13 3 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.14%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.14%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.14%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.070%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.070%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 602 (42.39%) MVC
2 556 (39.15%) Agile Software Development
3 339 (23.87%) Software Engineering
4 221 (15.56%) Scrum
5 212 (14.93%) TDD
6 207 (14.58%) OO
7 180 (12.68%) SDLC
8 151 (10.63%) Unit Testing
9 129 (9.08%) OOP
10 109 (7.68%) Web Development
11 94 (6.62%) Mentoring
12 72 (5.07%) Multithreading
13 62 (4.37%) BDD
13 62 (4.37%) OOD
14 57 (4.01%) SOA
15 54 (3.80%) DevOps
16 51 (3.59%) UML
17 45 (3.17%) Continuous Integration
18 44 (3.10%) Mobile Development
19 39 (2.75%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 991 (69.79%) C#
2 731 (51.48%) SQL
3 710 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 361 (25.42%) Java
5 294 (20.70%) C++
6 206 (14.51%) Python
7 140 (9.86%) PHP
8 120 (8.45%) T-SQL
9 118 (8.31%) C
10 116 (8.17%) VB.NET
11 71 (5.00%) Ruby
12 61 (4.30%) VB
13 48 (3.38%) Perl
14 30 (2.11%) TypeScript
15 27 (1.90%) Scala
16 25 (1.76%) PowerShell
17 23 (1.62%) Bash Shell
17 23 (1.62%) Objective-C
18 19 (1.34%) VBA
19 16 (1.13%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 356 (25.07%) Degree
2 33 (2.32%) Security Cleared
3 25 (1.76%) PhD
4 24 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (1.41%) PMI Certification
6 17 (1.20%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.21%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.21%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.070%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (2.89%) QA
2 9 (0.63%) GAMP
3 7 (0.49%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.28%) WAI
4 4 (0.28%) WCAG
5 1 (0.070%) ISO13485
5 1 (0.070%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.070%) SDET
System Software
1 15 (1.06%) Docker
2 5 (0.35%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.14%) Terminal Services
3 2 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.070%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.070%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.21%) Puppet
3 2 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.14%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.070%) Ansible
4 1 (0.070%) Cacti
4 1 (0.070%) Grafana
4 1 (0.070%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.070%) Kibana
4 1 (0.070%) logstash
4 1 (0.070%) Nagios
4 1 (0.070%) Packer
4 1 (0.070%) Terraform
Vendors
1 244 (17.18%) Microsoft
2 120 (8.45%) Oracle
3 25 (1.76%) Google
4 21 (1.48%) Xamarin
5 19 (1.34%) Sybase
6 17 (1.20%) Zend
7 7 (0.49%) Adobe
7 7 (0.49%) Apple
7 7 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (0.49%) SAP
8 5 (0.35%) Sony
9 4 (0.28%) Atlassian
9 4 (0.28%) CA Agile Central
10 3 (0.21%) Ingenico
10 3 (0.21%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.21%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.14%) Cisco
11 2 (0.14%) DevExpress
11 2 (0.14%) Sage
11 2 (0.14%) VMware
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 18 hours ago
Chichester, West Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Farnham, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 60k + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 21 hours ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-40k+Bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Pension, Gym, Healthcare, Flexi-working
Posted: Yesterday
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + Pension, Gym, Life Assurance, Flexi-working
Posted: 20 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Andover, Hampshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £30,000 to £33,000 per annum + Pension, Private Healthcare, 25 da
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Pension, Private Healthcare, 25 da
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £55000 Per Annum Plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago