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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 90 65 76
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 684 906 808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.22% 3.94% 3.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.38% 4.15% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 605 829 754
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +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
20215 21812 21135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.24% 94.96% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 16514 17701 17512
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +5 174 £40,000 +18.51% 24
Surrey -15 125 £46,500 -2.10% 12
Berkshire -7 110 £50,000 +25.00% 16
East Sussex -4 90 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Oxfordshire -20 63 £37,500 +7.14% 14
Buckinghamshire -20 47 £45,000 +12.50% 8
West Sussex -7 44 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Kent -19 30 £35,000 -26.31% 5
Isle of Wight -1 2 £21,000 -20.75%
Middlesex - 1 £55,000 -
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1037 (73.81%) C#
2 901 (64.13%) .NET
3 658 (46.83%) JavaScript
4 645 (45.91%) SQL Server
5 626 (44.56%) ASP.NET
6 618 (43.99%) SQL
7 586 (41.71%) HTML
8 494 (35.16%) CSS
9 493 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
10 447 (31.81%) Software Engineering
11 404 (28.75%) MVC
12 384 (27.33%) Degree
13 361 (25.69%) C++
14 360 (25.62%) jQuery
15 349 (24.84%) OO
16 319 (22.70%) Microsoft
17 316 (22.49%) Windows
18 301 (21.42%) Java
19 246 (17.51%) XML
20 236 (16.80%) Linux
21 235 (16.73%) Finance
22 227 (16.16%) ASP.NET MVC
23 219 (15.59%) Visual Studio
24 204 (14.52%) .NET Framework
25 203 (14.45%) SDLC
26 191 (13.59%) Computer Science
27 190 (13.52%) TDD
28 186 (13.24%) HTML5
29 180 (12.81%) T-SQL
30 166 (11.81%) VB.NET

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 57 (4.06%) Apache
2 51 (3.63%) IIS
3 35 (2.49%) SharePoint
4 32 (2.28%) Tomcat
4 32 (2.28%) Node.js
5 16 (1.14%) CMS
6 15 (1.07%) Drupal
7 13 (0.93%) Confluence
8 12 (0.85%) nginx
9 6 (0.43%) WordPress
9 6 (0.43%) JBoss
9 6 (0.43%) ColdFusion
10 5 (0.36%) MS Exchange
10 5 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (0.36%) Umbraco
11 4 (0.28%) IBM Notes
11 4 (0.28%) FormScape
11 4 (0.28%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.21%) WebLogic
Applications
1 131 (9.32%) MS Excel
2 13 (0.93%) Photoshop
3 8 (0.57%) MS Office
4 4 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.071%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 5 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.21%) Magento
3 2 (0.14%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 53 (3.77%) SaaS
2 17 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (0.64%) GitHub
4 4 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.21%) PaaS
6 2 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.14%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.071%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (1.92%) TCP/IP
2 15 (1.07%) DNS
3 14 (1.00%) Internet
4 13 (0.93%) Network Security
5 12 (0.85%) HTTP
6 11 (0.78%) DHCP
7 5 (0.36%) LAN
8 4 (0.28%) Broadband
9 3 (0.21%) Intranet
9 3 (0.21%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.21%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.14%) SSL
10 2 (0.14%) IPv4
10 2 (0.14%) CTI
10 2 (0.14%) Modbus
10 2 (0.14%) Profibus
11 1 (0.071%) VoLTE
11 1 (0.071%) LTE
11 1 (0.071%) Extranet
11 1 (0.071%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 645 (45.91%) SQL Server
2 133 (9.47%) MySQL
3 75 (5.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 62 (4.41%) Relational Database
5 43 (3.06%) SQL Server 2005
6 36 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
6 36 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 34 (2.42%) MongoDB
8 33 (2.35%) NoSQL
9 30 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 22 (1.57%) SQL Server 2000
10 22 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 20 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
12 18 (1.28%) RDBMS
13 13 (0.93%) Firebird
14 11 (0.78%) RavenDB
14 11 (0.78%) Big Data
15 10 (0.71%) SQLite
16 9 (0.64%) Oracle Database
17 8 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 219 (15.59%) Visual Studio
2 115 (8.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 75 (5.34%) NUnit
4 60 (4.27%) Git (software)
5 40 (2.85%) Rhino Mocks
6 36 (2.56%) TeamCity
7 34 (2.42%) Subversion
8 33 (2.35%) JIRA
9 27 (1.92%) Eclipse
10 23 (1.64%) ReSharper
10 23 (1.64%) Selenium
11 21 (1.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 18 (1.28%) Moq
13 13 (0.93%) Jenkins
14 11 (0.78%) PHPUnit
14 11 (0.78%) Behat
15 10 (0.71%) GCC
15 10 (0.71%) JUnit
16 8 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 8 (0.57%) DbUnit
General
1 235 (16.73%) Finance
2 78 (5.55%) Telecoms
3 53 (3.77%) Automotive
4 51 (3.63%) Aerospace
5 41 (2.92%) Marketing
6 30 (2.14%) Games
7 27 (1.92%) Manufacturing
8 23 (1.64%) Legal
8 23 (1.64%) Back Office
9 22 (1.57%) Banking
10 16 (1.14%) Retail
11 14 (1.00%) Investment Banking
12 8 (0.57%) Military
13 6 (0.43%) Electronics
14 5 (0.36%) Advertising
15 3 (0.21%) Publishing
16 2 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.14%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.14%) Local Government
17 1 (0.071%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 901 (64.13%) .NET
2 626 (44.56%) ASP.NET
3 586 (41.71%) HTML
4 494 (35.16%) CSS
5 360 (25.62%) jQuery
6 246 (17.51%) XML
7 227 (16.16%) ASP.NET MVC
8 204 (14.52%) .NET Framework
9 186 (13.24%) HTML5
10 165 (11.74%) Web Services
11 138 (9.82%) Ajax
12 134 (9.54%) WCF
13 99 (7.05%) WPF
14 92 (6.55%) AngularJS
15 91 (6.48%) CSS3
16 90 (6.41%) Entity Framework
17 77 (5.48%) LINQ
18 74 (5.27%) REST
19 65 (4.63%) XSLT
20 64 (4.56%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 191 (13.59%) Computer Science
2 88 (6.26%) Mathematics
3 82 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
4 54 (3.84%) Mobile App
5 41 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
6 19 (1.35%) User Experience
6 19 (1.35%) Physics
6 19 (1.35%) Life Science
7 17 (1.21%) Device Driver
7 17 (1.21%) Algorithms
7 17 (1.21%) Visualisation
7 17 (1.21%) Inversion of Control
8 16 (1.14%) Client/Server
8 16 (1.14%) GIS
9 13 (0.93%) N-Tier
10 12 (0.85%) LIMS
11 11 (0.78%) Cryptography
11 11 (0.78%) Social Network
12 9 (0.64%) Data Extraction
12 9 (0.64%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 316 (22.49%) Windows
2 236 (16.80%) Linux
3 85 (6.05%) Android
4 84 (5.98%) UNIX
5 79 (5.62%) Apple iOS
6 20 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (0.71%) Mac OS X
10 9 (0.64%) Windows 2000 Server
11 6 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
12 5 (0.36%) FreeBSD
12 5 (0.36%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.28%) Debian
14 3 (0.21%) VxWorks
15 2 (0.14%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
16 1 (0.071%) Windows 7
16 1 (0.071%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 493 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
2 447 (31.81%) Software Engineering
3 404 (28.75%) MVC
4 349 (24.84%) OO
5 203 (14.45%) SDLC
6 190 (13.52%) TDD
7 149 (10.60%) Scrum
8 127 (9.04%) OOD
9 124 (8.83%) Unit Testing
10 118 (8.40%) OOP
11 103 (7.33%) Web Development
11 103 (7.33%) Continuous Integration
12 95 (6.76%) UML
13 94 (6.69%) Software Architecture
14 66 (4.70%) BDD
15 65 (4.63%) Multithreading
16 53 (3.77%) User Stories
16 53 (3.77%) Use Case
17 52 (3.70%) Android Development
18 47 (3.35%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1037 (73.81%) C#
2 658 (46.83%) JavaScript
3 618 (43.99%) SQL
4 361 (25.69%) C++
5 301 (21.42%) Java
6 180 (12.81%) T-SQL
7 166 (11.81%) VB.NET
8 152 (10.82%) C
9 118 (8.40%) VB
10 116 (8.26%) PHP
11 111 (7.90%) Python
12 43 (3.06%) Ruby
13 36 (2.56%) VB6
14 33 (2.35%) Objective-C
15 28 (1.99%) Ada
16 26 (1.85%) Perl
17 24 (1.71%) COBOL
18 19 (1.35%) Embedded C++
19 18 (1.28%) PL/SQL
19 18 (1.28%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 384 (27.33%) Degree
2 24 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (1.64%) Security Cleared
4 18 (1.28%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.36%) HND
5 5 (0.36%) PhD
6 3 (0.21%) MCP
6 3 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (0.21%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.14%) MCPD
7 2 (0.14%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.14%) ISEB
7 2 (0.14%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.14%) MOS
8 1 (0.071%) OCPJP
8 1 (0.071%) OCMJD
8 1 (0.071%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.071%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.071%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (4.20%) QA
2 9 (0.64%) GAMP
3 8 (0.57%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.21%) HL7
System Software
1 11 (0.78%) iptables
2 7 (0.50%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.43%) Firmware
4 5 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.28%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 11 (0.78%) Puppet
2 8 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.43%) Vagrant
4 5 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.071%) Ansible
5 1 (0.071%) Nessus
Vendors
1 319 (22.70%) Microsoft
2 94 (6.69%) Oracle
3 29 (2.06%) Google
4 28 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
5 24 (1.71%) TOWER Software
6 22 (1.57%) Twitter
7 20 (1.42%) Red Hat
8 17 (1.21%) Telerik
9 14 (1.00%) DevExpress
10 12 (0.85%) Endeca
11 11 (0.78%) Facebook
11 11 (0.78%) Xamarin
12 10 (0.71%) Apple
13 9 (0.64%) SAP
13 9 (0.64%) Zend
14 8 (0.57%) Progress
14 8 (0.57%) LANDesk
15 7 (0.50%) Talend
16 6 (0.43%) Perforce
17 5 (0.36%) VMware
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Lynx Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Sutton, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £90,000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 30% bonus/benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Waterlooville, Hampshire
Allied Worldwide
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Prospects + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20-35k+Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: circa40-45k+Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: c25-35k+Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Ricardo-AEA
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago