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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 79 81 97
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 723 732 648
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.31% 3.50% 2.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.50% 3.68% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 627 682 590
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,200 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
20683 19896 21320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.62% 95.00% 95.50%
Number of salaries quoted 16224 16447 18215
Average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,500
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 2 October 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 2 October 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
(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
Surrey +19 212 £45,000 +12.50% 16
Hampshire -19 122 £33,000 -5.71% 17
Berkshire -45 107 £40,000 +1.91% 19
East Sussex +20 71 £36,000 -15.29% 6
Oxfordshire -7 71 £35,000 +2.94% 14
Buckinghamshire -6 50 £35,000 -0.35% 12
West Sussex -19 39 £40,000 -2.43% 1
Kent +8 35 £40,000 - 4
Sussex +3 7 £50,000 -11.11%
Middlesex -8 6 £32,500 -38.09% 1
Isle of Wight -6 4 £26,500 -33.75%
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 1238 (76.00%) C#
2 1076 (66.05%) .NET
3 810 (49.72%) SQL
4 786 (48.25%) JavaScript
5 762 (46.78%) ASP.NET
6 759 (46.59%) SQL Server
7 721 (44.26%) HTML
8 597 (36.65%) CSS
9 588 (36.10%) Agile Software Development
10 500 (30.69%) Degree
11 498 (30.57%) OO
12 481 (29.53%) Software Engineering
13 473 (29.04%) MVC
13 473 (29.04%) Microsoft
14 410 (25.17%) C++
15 388 (23.82%) Java
16 360 (22.10%) jQuery
17 293 (17.99%) XML
18 280 (17.19%) Computer Science
19 279 (17.13%) Windows
20 259 (15.90%) Visual Studio
21 248 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC
22 247 (15.16%) .NET Framework
23 243 (14.92%) VB.NET
24 230 (14.12%) WCF
25 227 (13.93%) Finance
26 222 (13.63%) MS Excel
27 218 (13.38%) TDD
28 210 (12.89%) Web Services
29 209 (12.83%) WPF

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 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
1 109 (6.69%) IIS
2 50 (3.07%) SharePoint
3 36 (2.21%) Confluence
4 30 (1.84%) Apache
5 23 (1.41%) Tomcat
6 22 (1.35%) Node.js
7 11 (0.68%) Drupal
7 11 (0.68%) ColdFusion
8 10 (0.61%) WebLogic
9 8 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (0.43%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.25%) Railo
11 4 (0.25%) CMS
11 4 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (0.25%) Mule
12 2 (0.12%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.12%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.12%) Kentico
Applications
1 222 (13.63%) MS Excel
2 21 (1.29%) MS Office
3 4 (0.25%) MS Project
4 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.12%) Mathematica
5 1 (0.061%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.061%) Zemax
Business Applications
1 18 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.25%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.061%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.061%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.061%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 48 (2.95%) SaaS
2 21 (1.29%) GitHub
3 13 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.18%) Force.com
6 2 (0.12%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 39 (2.39%) Internet
2 31 (1.90%) TCP/IP
3 16 (0.98%) HTTP
4 10 (0.61%) DNS
5 6 (0.37%) GSM
6 5 (0.31%) SSL
6 5 (0.31%) GPRS
6 5 (0.31%) Intranet
7 4 (0.25%) Firewall
7 4 (0.25%) UMTS
8 3 (0.18%) LAN
8 3 (0.18%) PSTN
8 3 (0.18%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.18%) WAN
8 3 (0.18%) 3G
9 2 (0.12%) MPLS
9 2 (0.12%) DSL
9 2 (0.12%) DVB
9 2 (0.12%) RTP
9 2 (0.12%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 759 (46.59%) SQL Server
2 97 (5.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 96 (5.89%) MySQL
4 51 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 44 (2.70%) Big Data
6 41 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 40 (2.46%) SQL Server 2012
8 37 (2.27%) Relational Database
9 34 (2.09%) RavenDB
10 29 (1.78%) NoSQL
11 28 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 28 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 21 (1.29%) Oracle Database
13 16 (0.98%) RDBMS
13 16 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
14 15 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
14 15 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
15 11 (0.68%) MongoDB
16 10 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
16 10 (0.61%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 259 (15.90%) Visual Studio
2 148 (9.09%) NUnit
3 116 (7.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 112 (6.88%) Rhino Mocks
5 81 (4.97%) Git (software)
6 71 (4.36%) Subversion
7 40 (2.46%) JIRA
8 39 (2.39%) ReSharper
8 39 (2.39%) Moq
9 38 (2.33%) TeamCity
10 35 (2.15%) Cucumber
11 34 (2.09%) NCrunch
11 34 (2.09%) WATIR
12 27 (1.66%) Maven
13 23 (1.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 22 (1.35%) Jenkins
15 18 (1.10%) Ranorex
15 18 (1.10%) Eclipse
15 18 (1.10%) TestComplete
16 14 (0.86%) MSTest
General
1 227 (13.93%) Finance
2 63 (3.87%) Retail
3 54 (3.31%) Marketing
4 48 (2.95%) Telecoms
5 47 (2.89%) Games
6 44 (2.70%) Banking
6 44 (2.70%) Back Office
7 31 (1.90%) Aerospace
7 31 (1.90%) Investment Banking
8 26 (1.60%) Automotive
9 11 (0.68%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.31%) Publishing
11 4 (0.25%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.25%) Electronics
12 3 (0.18%) Legal
12 3 (0.18%) Military
12 3 (0.18%) French Language
13 2 (0.12%) Advertising
14 1 (0.061%) Billing
14 1 (0.061%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1076 (66.05%) .NET
2 762 (46.78%) ASP.NET
3 721 (44.26%) HTML
4 597 (36.65%) CSS
5 360 (22.10%) jQuery
6 293 (17.99%) XML
7 248 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 247 (15.16%) .NET Framework
9 230 (14.12%) WCF
10 210 (12.89%) Web Services
11 209 (12.83%) WPF
12 182 (11.17%) Ajax
13 174 (10.68%) HTML5
14 152 (9.33%) WinForms
15 132 (8.10%) LINQ
16 110 (6.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 104 (6.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 101 (6.20%) CSS3
19 95 (5.83%) SOAP
20 78 (4.79%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 280 (17.19%) Computer Science
2 155 (9.52%) Mathematics
3 105 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 74 (4.54%) Enterprise Software
5 58 (3.56%) Mobile App
6 53 (3.25%) Physics
7 34 (2.09%) Open Source
8 33 (2.03%) Algorithms
9 25 (1.53%) User Experience
10 24 (1.47%) Client/Server
11 22 (1.35%) N-Tier
12 15 (0.92%) Social Media
12 15 (0.92%) Visualisation
13 12 (0.74%) RIA
14 11 (0.68%) VHDL
15 10 (0.61%) 3D Graphics
15 10 (0.61%) Kindle
16 9 (0.55%) Statistics
17 7 (0.43%) Management Information System
17 7 (0.43%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 279 (17.13%) Windows
2 177 (10.87%) Linux
3 61 (3.74%) Android
4 47 (2.89%) UNIX
5 38 (2.33%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.43%) Windows 8
6 7 (0.43%) Windows Phone
7 5 (0.31%) Mac OS
8 4 (0.25%) Solaris
9 3 (0.18%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.18%) CentOS
9 3 (0.18%) Debian
9 3 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.12%) VxWorks
10 2 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.12%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.061%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.061%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.061%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 588 (36.10%) Agile Software Development
2 498 (30.57%) OO
3 481 (29.53%) Software Engineering
4 473 (29.04%) MVC
5 218 (13.38%) TDD
6 189 (11.60%) OOD
7 157 (9.64%) Scrum
8 123 (7.55%) Unit Testing
9 121 (7.43%) OOP
10 89 (5.46%) Web Development
11 82 (5.03%) E-Commerce
12 81 (4.97%) Continuous Integration
13 80 (4.91%) User Stories
14 66 (4.05%) Mentoring
15 62 (3.81%) BDD
16 57 (3.50%) Refactoring
17 53 (3.25%) Pair Programming
17 53 (3.25%) UML
18 46 (2.82%) Workflow
19 45 (2.76%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1238 (76.00%) C#
2 810 (49.72%) SQL
3 786 (48.25%) JavaScript
4 410 (25.17%) C++
5 388 (23.82%) Java
6 243 (14.92%) VB.NET
7 180 (11.05%) T-SQL
8 167 (10.25%) C
9 108 (6.63%) VB
10 99 (6.08%) PHP
11 65 (3.99%) Python
12 59 (3.62%) VB6
13 52 (3.19%) Perl
14 47 (2.89%) Ruby
15 34 (2.09%) Shell Script
16 30 (1.84%) PL/SQL
16 30 (1.84%) Delphi
17 25 (1.53%) VBScript
18 23 (1.41%) MATLAB
19 17 (1.04%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 500 (30.69%) Degree
2 42 (2.58%) Security Cleared
3 36 (2.21%) PhD
4 24 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (0.68%) SC Cleared
5 11 (0.68%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.25%) Postgraduate
7 3 (0.18%) ISEB
7 3 (0.18%) MCP
7 3 (0.18%) MCAD
7 3 (0.18%) MCSD
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.12%) A+ Certification
8 2 (0.12%) OCPJWCD
8 2 (0.12%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.061%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (4.05%) QA
2 14 (0.86%) ISO 9001
3 8 (0.49%) GAMP
4 5 (0.31%) HL7
5 4 (0.25%) Solvency II
5 4 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.061%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (0.31%) Firmware
1 5 (0.31%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.12%) vSphere
2 2 (0.12%) Squid
3 1 (0.061%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.061%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 25 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.31%) Capistrano
2 5 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.12%) Nagios
3 2 (0.12%) Puppet
3 2 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.12%) StatsD
Vendors
1 473 (29.04%) Microsoft
2 136 (8.35%) Oracle
3 36 (2.21%) Endeca
4 34 (2.09%) RedPrairie
5 25 (1.53%) TOWER Software
6 18 (1.10%) IBM
7 15 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
8 13 (0.80%) Red Hat
8 13 (0.80%) SAP
8 13 (0.80%) Telerik
9 12 (0.74%) Twitter
10 10 (0.61%) Infragistics
11 9 (0.55%) Zend
11 9 (0.55%) CA
11 9 (0.55%) DevExpress
12 8 (0.49%) Sage
13 7 (0.43%) Sybase
14 6 (0.37%) Adobe
14 6 (0.37%) Teradata
15 5 (0.31%) MathWorks
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 12K Bonus
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Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Plus benefits
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Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum + benefits (including health insurance and pen
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus
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Salary: £27000 to £35000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
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