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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 82 59 67
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 697 997 874
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.28% 4.22% 3.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.45% 4.45% 4.07%
Number of salaries quoted 649 902 814
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
20176 22420 21451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.01% 94.81% 95.08%
Number of salaries quoted 16191 18015 17734
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 £64,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +16 195 £38,000 +8.57% 18
Surrey -5 142 £52,500 +18.30% 14
Berkshire -52 102 £45,000 - 9
West Sussex +8 72 £40,000 -15.78% 5
Oxfordshire -26 65 £40,000 +6.66% 15
East Sussex -26 57 £40,000 +16.78% 5
Kent -4 37 £37,500 -16.66% 8
Buckinghamshire -46 30 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Isle of Wight -2 3 £21,000 -36.84% 1
Middlesex +9 1 £55,000 -4.34%
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 1043 (73.45%) C#
2 895 (63.03%) .NET
3 645 (45.42%) JavaScript
4 639 (45.00%) ASP.NET
5 625 (44.01%) SQL Server
6 615 (43.31%) SQL
7 597 (42.04%) HTML
8 515 (36.27%) Agile Software Development
9 513 (36.13%) CSS
10 468 (32.96%) Software Engineering
11 402 (28.31%) Degree
12 390 (27.46%) MVC
13 374 (26.34%) Microsoft
14 372 (26.20%) OO
15 347 (24.44%) jQuery
16 342 (24.08%) C++
17 340 (23.94%) Java
18 302 (21.27%) Windows
19 237 (16.69%) Linux
20 234 (16.48%) XML
21 233 (16.41%) ASP.NET MVC
22 228 (16.06%) Visual Studio
23 216 (15.21%) .NET Framework
24 211 (14.86%) Finance
25 198 (13.94%) T-SQL
26 195 (13.73%) Web Services
26 195 (13.73%) TDD
27 179 (12.61%) VB.NET
28 178 (12.54%) Computer Science
29 165 (11.62%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 56 (3.94%) IIS
1 56 (3.94%) Apache
2 44 (3.10%) Tomcat
3 31 (2.18%) SharePoint
4 26 (1.83%) Confluence
5 23 (1.62%) Node.js
6 19 (1.34%) CMS
7 17 (1.20%) nginx
8 13 (0.92%) FormScape
8 13 (0.92%) JBoss
9 12 (0.85%) WebSphere
10 11 (0.77%) Drupal
11 10 (0.70%) GlassFish
11 10 (0.70%) WebLogic
12 6 (0.42%) Apache ServiceMix
13 5 (0.35%) Apache Pig
13 5 (0.35%) MS Exchange
14 4 (0.28%) WordPress
14 4 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
15 3 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 165 (11.62%) MS Excel
2 23 (1.62%) Photoshop
3 10 (0.70%) MS Office
4 9 (0.63%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.14%) Mathematica
8 1 (0.070%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 6 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.14%) Magento
4 1 (0.070%) Line 100
Cloud Services
1 47 (3.31%) SaaS
2 14 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.56%) GitHub
4 3 (0.21%) PaaS
5 1 (0.070%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.070%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.070%) IaaS
5 1 (0.070%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.070%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.55%) TCP/IP
2 20 (1.41%) Internet
3 19 (1.34%) DNS
4 16 (1.13%) DHCP
5 13 (0.92%) HTTP
6 7 (0.49%) Network Security
7 6 (0.42%) LAN
8 5 (0.35%) Wireless
9 4 (0.28%) Broadband
10 3 (0.21%) Intranet
11 2 (0.14%) LTE
11 2 (0.14%) VoLTE
11 2 (0.14%) GPRS
11 2 (0.14%) GSM
11 2 (0.14%) Bluetooth
11 2 (0.14%) Kerberos
11 2 (0.14%) IPv4
11 2 (0.14%) CTI
12 1 (0.070%) Frame Relay
12 1 (0.070%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 625 (44.01%) SQL Server
2 88 (6.20%) MySQL
3 77 (5.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 52 (3.66%) Relational Database
5 40 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
6 33 (2.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 32 (2.25%) NoSQL
8 31 (2.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 25 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
10 24 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
11 23 (1.62%) Big Data
12 21 (1.48%) MongoDB
13 20 (1.41%) RavenDB
14 18 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 15 (1.06%) SQL Server 2000
16 12 (0.85%) RDBMS
17 11 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
18 10 (0.70%) SQLite
19 9 (0.63%) Data Mining
19 9 (0.63%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 228 (16.06%) Visual Studio
2 101 (7.11%) NUnit
3 94 (6.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 80 (5.63%) Git (software)
5 64 (4.51%) Rhino Mocks
6 45 (3.17%) TeamCity
7 44 (3.10%) JIRA
8 43 (3.03%) Eclipse
9 33 (2.32%) Subversion
10 23 (1.62%) ReSharper
11 22 (1.55%) Moq
12 21 (1.48%) Jenkins
13 18 (1.27%) JUnit
14 17 (1.20%) Maven
14 17 (1.20%) PHPUnit
14 17 (1.20%) Behat
15 16 (1.13%) Cucumber
16 15 (1.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 14 (0.99%) Selenium
18 11 (0.77%) WATIR
General
1 211 (14.86%) Finance
2 72 (5.07%) Telecoms
3 49 (3.45%) Automotive
4 43 (3.03%) Aerospace
5 37 (2.61%) Marketing
6 36 (2.54%) Retail
7 30 (2.11%) Games
8 21 (1.48%) Back Office
9 19 (1.34%) Banking
10 13 (0.92%) Manufacturing
11 11 (0.77%) Advertising
11 11 (0.77%) Electronics
11 11 (0.77%) Investment Banking
12 10 (0.70%) Military
13 4 (0.28%) Publishing
13 4 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.14%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.14%) Law
14 2 (0.14%) Local Government
15 1 (0.070%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 895 (63.03%) .NET
2 639 (45.00%) ASP.NET
3 597 (42.04%) HTML
4 513 (36.13%) CSS
5 347 (24.44%) jQuery
6 234 (16.48%) XML
7 233 (16.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 216 (15.21%) .NET Framework
9 195 (13.73%) Web Services
10 161 (11.34%) HTML5
11 155 (10.92%) Ajax
12 127 (8.94%) WCF
13 119 (8.38%) WPF
14 107 (7.54%) Entity Framework
15 90 (6.34%) AngularJS
16 87 (6.13%) CSS3
17 84 (5.92%) SOAP
18 71 (5.00%) XSLT
18 71 (5.00%) LINQ
19 60 (4.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 178 (12.54%) Computer Science
2 94 (6.62%) Mathematics
3 91 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
4 52 (3.66%) Open Source
5 51 (3.59%) Mobile App
6 34 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
7 29 (2.04%) Algorithms
8 22 (1.55%) Physics
9 20 (1.41%) Life Science
10 19 (1.34%) Visualisation
11 17 (1.20%) Inversion of Control
11 17 (1.20%) GIS
12 15 (1.06%) Social Media
13 14 (0.99%) Device Driver
13 14 (0.99%) Data Extraction
14 12 (0.85%) Cryptography
14 12 (0.85%) LIMS
15 11 (0.77%) Social Network
16 10 (0.70%) Clustering
17 9 (0.63%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 302 (21.27%) Windows
2 237 (16.69%) Linux
3 84 (5.92%) Android
4 78 (5.49%) UNIX
5 66 (4.65%) Apple iOS
6 20 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (0.85%) Windows 8
9 11 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
11 6 (0.42%) FreeBSD
11 6 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.35%) Embedded Linux
13 4 (0.28%) Debian
14 3 (0.21%) VxWorks
14 3 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.14%) Windows 7
16 1 (0.070%) CentOS
16 1 (0.070%) Fedora
16 1 (0.070%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 515 (36.27%) Agile Software Development
2 468 (32.96%) Software Engineering
3 390 (27.46%) MVC
4 372 (26.20%) OO
5 195 (13.73%) TDD
6 159 (11.20%) OOD
7 150 (10.56%) Scrum
8 134 (9.44%) Continuous Integration
8 134 (9.44%) Unit Testing
9 114 (8.03%) UML
10 110 (7.75%) OOP
11 109 (7.68%) Web Development
12 78 (5.49%) Software Architecture
13 76 (5.35%) BDD
14 67 (4.72%) Multithreading
15 55 (3.87%) User Stories
16 47 (3.31%) E-Commerce
17 46 (3.24%) Android Development
18 43 (3.03%) Web Application Development
18 43 (3.03%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1043 (73.45%) C#
2 645 (45.42%) JavaScript
3 615 (43.31%) SQL
4 342 (24.08%) C++
5 340 (23.94%) Java
6 198 (13.94%) T-SQL
7 179 (12.61%) VB.NET
8 122 (8.59%) C
9 107 (7.54%) VB
10 100 (7.04%) PHP
11 80 (5.63%) Python
12 46 (3.24%) Ruby
13 39 (2.75%) VB6
14 31 (2.18%) Ada
15 28 (1.97%) COBOL
16 25 (1.76%) Objective-C
17 18 (1.27%) Perl
18 15 (1.06%) PL/SQL
19 13 (0.92%) VBScript
20 12 (0.85%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 402 (28.31%) Degree
2 35 (2.46%) Security Cleared
3 22 (1.55%) SC Cleared
4 21 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (0.70%) OCPJP
5 10 (0.70%) OCMJD
6 9 (0.63%) PhD
7 5 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
7 5 (0.35%) MCP
7 5 (0.35%) HND
8 3 (0.21%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.14%) MCPD
9 2 (0.14%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.070%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.070%) HNC
10 1 (0.070%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.070%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.070%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (4.15%) QA
2 15 (1.06%) ISO 9001
3 9 (0.63%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.28%) COBIT
5 3 (0.21%) HL7
6 1 (0.070%) Section 508
6 1 (0.070%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.070%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.070%) WCAG
System Software
1 16 (1.13%) iptables
2 9 (0.63%) Firmware
3 7 (0.49%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.14%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 9 (0.63%) Puppet
2 7 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.28%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.14%) Jitterbit
Vendors
1 374 (26.34%) Microsoft
2 67 (4.72%) Oracle
3 36 (2.54%) Salesforce.com
4 31 (2.18%) Google
5 28 (1.97%) Twitter
6 26 (1.83%) Telerik
7 22 (1.55%) Endeca
7 22 (1.55%) TOWER Software
8 21 (1.48%) Red Hat
9 19 (1.34%) DevExpress
10 13 (0.92%) Facebook
10 13 (0.92%) Xamarin
11 11 (0.77%) RedPrairie
11 11 (0.77%) SAP
12 10 (0.70%) Sun
12 10 (0.70%) Apple
12 10 (0.70%) Zend
13 8 (0.56%) Perforce
13 8 (0.56%) Progress
14 6 (0.42%) Atomikos
Crawley, West Sussex
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 47k per year
Posted: 11 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 12 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 27,000 - 30,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ID Business Solutions
Posted: 14 hours ago
Chesham, Buckinghamshire
set2recruit
Salary: DOE + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Fantastic Benefits & Working Environment
Posted: 16 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 17 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000-65,000
Posted: 18 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £35,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Hyphen
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago