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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 61 91 65
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 846 667 949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 4.57% 3.24% 4.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.72% 3.33% 4.29%
Number of salaries quoted 822 612 853
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,180 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
17914 20006 22145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.80% 97.06% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 15178 16149 17916
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +22 257 £40,000 - 28
Berkshire +53 152 £44,000 -7.36% 19
Surrey +9 149 £47,500 -9.52% 13
Oxfordshire +23 116 £40,000 +6.66% 9
West Sussex +12 77 £47,500 +15.15% 6
Buckinghamshire +37 50 £40,000 -11.11% 5
East Sussex -5 39 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Kent -18 18 £25,000 -25.92% 3
Middlesex +6 1 £41,000 -25.45%
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 1134 (74.65%) C#
2 942 (62.01%) .NET
3 739 (48.65%) JavaScript
4 716 (47.14%) SQL
5 693 (45.62%) SQL Server
6 611 (40.22%) ASP.NET
7 599 (39.43%) Agile Software Development
8 588 (38.71%) HTML
9 531 (34.96%) CSS
10 494 (32.52%) MVC
11 466 (30.68%) Degree
12 423 (27.85%) C++
13 418 (27.52%) Software Engineering
14 381 (25.08%) jQuery
15 370 (24.36%) Windows
16 338 (22.25%) OO
17 324 (21.33%) ASP.NET MVC
18 317 (20.87%) Computer Science
19 303 (19.95%) Java
20 298 (19.62%) Microsoft
21 271 (17.84%) Finance
22 250 (16.46%) XML
23 243 (16.00%) Visual Studio
24 240 (15.80%) SDLC
25 223 (14.68%) .NET Framework
26 207 (13.63%) TDD
27 201 (13.23%) Linux
28 197 (12.97%) Web Services
29 188 (12.38%) Team Foundation Server
30 175 (11.52%) MS Excel

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 73 (4.81%) Node.js
2 48 (3.16%) IIS
3 24 (1.58%) Tomcat
4 23 (1.51%) Apache
4 23 (1.51%) SharePoint
5 20 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
6 14 (0.92%) JBoss
6 14 (0.92%) WebLogic
7 13 (0.86%) CMS
8 11 (0.72%) Drupal
9 9 (0.59%) Apache Solr
9 9 (0.59%) WebSphere
10 8 (0.53%) GlassFish
11 5 (0.33%) Apache Spark
11 5 (0.33%) Confluence
11 5 (0.33%) NServiceBus
12 3 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.20%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 175 (11.52%) MS Excel
2 38 (2.50%) MS Office
3 8 (0.53%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.13%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.13%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.066%) LaTeX
6 1 (0.066%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 7 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.20%) Magento
3 2 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.13%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.066%) Infor CRM
4 1 (0.066%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.066%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 68 (4.48%) SaaS
2 48 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
3 44 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (0.46%) Force.com
5 5 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (0.33%) Amazon S3
5 5 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
5 5 (0.33%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.26%) GitHub
7 3 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.13%) CloudFront
8 2 (0.13%) Route 53
9 1 (0.066%) Office 365
9 1 (0.066%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.18%) Internet
2 15 (0.99%) TCP/IP
3 10 (0.66%) HTTP
4 3 (0.20%) Bluetooth
4 3 (0.20%) CTI
4 3 (0.20%) PBX
4 3 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.13%) 5G
5 2 (0.13%) RS-232
6 1 (0.066%) DNS
6 1 (0.066%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.066%) Extranet
6 1 (0.066%) Intranet
6 1 (0.066%) Modbus
6 1 (0.066%) Network Security
6 1 (0.066%) SNMP
6 1 (0.066%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 693 (45.62%) SQL Server
2 166 (10.93%) Relational Database
3 100 (6.58%) MySQL
4 97 (6.39%) NoSQL
5 81 (5.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 48 (3.16%) Big Data
7 38 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 37 (2.44%) RDBMS
9 35 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 28 (1.84%) MongoDB
11 24 (1.58%) Oracle Database
12 20 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 19 (1.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 18 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
15 15 (0.99%) DTS
16 14 (0.92%) SQL Server 2014
17 12 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
18 10 (0.66%) MariaDB
19 8 (0.53%) MS Access
19 8 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 243 (16.00%) Visual Studio
2 188 (12.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 96 (6.32%) Git (software)
4 52 (3.42%) NUnit
5 48 (3.16%) Subversion
6 33 (2.17%) Eclipse
6 33 (2.17%) Rhino Mocks
7 30 (1.97%) Jenkins
8 29 (1.91%) JIRA
9 25 (1.65%) Maven
10 24 (1.58%) JUnit
11 23 (1.51%) ReSharper
12 19 (1.25%) TeamCity
13 18 (1.18%) Clang
13 18 (1.18%) GCC
14 14 (0.92%) Selenium
15 13 (0.86%) Ant
16 12 (0.79%) gulp
17 11 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
17 11 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 271 (17.84%) Finance
2 99 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 70 (4.61%) Banking
4 53 (3.49%) Automotive
5 52 (3.42%) Aerospace
6 51 (3.36%) Retail
7 48 (3.16%) Marketing
8 47 (3.09%) Games
9 30 (1.97%) Manufacturing
10 21 (1.38%) Legal
11 17 (1.12%) Electronics
12 11 (0.72%) Investment Banking
13 10 (0.66%) Publishing
14 6 (0.39%) Advertising
14 6 (0.39%) Back Office
14 6 (0.39%) Multimedia
14 6 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.33%) Military
16 3 (0.20%) Brand Awareness
17 2 (0.13%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 942 (62.01%) .NET
2 611 (40.22%) ASP.NET
3 588 (38.71%) HTML
4 531 (34.96%) CSS
5 381 (25.08%) jQuery
6 324 (21.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 250 (16.46%) XML
8 223 (14.68%) .NET Framework
9 197 (12.97%) Web Services
10 175 (11.52%) AngularJS
11 169 (11.13%) WCF
12 144 (9.48%) WPF
13 139 (9.15%) HTML5
14 120 (7.90%) Ajax
15 104 (6.85%) CSS3
16 97 (6.39%) ASP.NET Web API
17 89 (5.86%) JSON
18 84 (5.53%) Entity Framework
19 69 (4.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 62 (4.08%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 317 (20.87%) Computer Science
2 114 (7.50%) Mathematics
3 93 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
4 67 (4.41%) Mobile App
5 43 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
6 42 (2.76%) Visualisation
7 32 (2.11%) Algorithms
8 28 (1.84%) User Experience
9 23 (1.51%) Reinsurance
10 21 (1.38%) Driving Licence
11 19 (1.25%) iPad
12 17 (1.12%) N-Tier
12 17 (1.12%) Physics
13 14 (0.92%) EPoS
14 13 (0.86%) EFT
15 11 (0.72%) Cyber Attack
15 11 (0.72%) Equity Derivative
16 8 (0.53%) Clustering
16 8 (0.53%) Life Science
17 7 (0.46%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 370 (24.36%) Windows
2 201 (13.23%) Linux
3 103 (6.78%) Android
4 80 (5.27%) Unix
5 74 (4.87%) Apple iOS
6 29 (1.91%) Windows Server
7 26 (1.71%) Windows Mobile
8 17 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (0.92%) Mac OS X
10 14 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (0.66%) Windows 7
12 8 (0.53%) Windows 8
13 6 (0.39%) CentOS
14 4 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
14 4 (0.26%) Windows Phone
14 4 (0.26%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.20%) Windows 10
16 2 (0.13%) OS/400
16 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 599 (39.43%) Agile Software Development
2 494 (32.52%) MVC
3 418 (27.52%) Software Engineering
4 338 (22.25%) OO
5 240 (15.80%) SDLC
6 207 (13.63%) TDD
7 148 (9.74%) OOP
8 138 (9.08%) Web Development
9 136 (8.95%) Scrum
10 124 (8.16%) Unit Testing
11 120 (7.90%) OOD
12 96 (6.32%) Software Architecture
13 93 (6.12%) Multithreading
14 85 (5.60%) UML
15 81 (5.33%) Continuous Integration
16 76 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
17 72 (4.74%) Mentoring
18 64 (4.21%) User Stories
19 59 (3.88%) Financial Modelling
20 56 (3.69%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1134 (74.65%) C#
2 739 (48.65%) JavaScript
3 716 (47.14%) SQL
4 423 (27.85%) C++
5 303 (19.95%) Java
6 143 (9.41%) VB.NET
7 120 (7.90%) T-SQL
8 118 (7.77%) PHP
9 110 (7.24%) C
10 105 (6.91%) Python
11 79 (5.20%) VB
12 46 (3.03%) Perl
13 35 (2.30%) PL/SQL
14 34 (2.24%) Ruby
14 34 (2.24%) VBA
15 27 (1.78%) Objective-C
16 25 (1.65%) Shell Script
17 15 (0.99%) Bash Shell
18 14 (0.92%) Delphi
19 12 (0.79%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 466 (30.68%) Degree
2 51 (3.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 44 (2.90%) Security Cleared
4 33 (2.17%) SC Cleared
5 30 (1.97%) PhD
6 14 (0.92%) DV Cleared
7 13 (0.86%) DBS Check
7 13 (0.86%) HND
8 8 (0.53%) Oracle Certification
9 7 (0.46%) OCPJP
10 4 (0.26%) MCSD
11 2 (0.13%) MCAD
11 2 (0.13%) MCITP
11 2 (0.13%) MCSA
11 2 (0.13%) MCSE
12 1 (0.066%) ISEB
12 1 (0.066%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.066%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.066%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.066%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (5.66%) QA
2 9 (0.59%) GAMP
3 2 (0.13%) SDET
4 1 (0.066%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.066%) GMP
4 1 (0.066%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (0.33%) Firmware
2 4 (0.26%) iptables
2 4 (0.26%) Xen
2 4 (0.26%) XenServer
3 3 (0.20%) Docker
3 3 (0.20%) ISA Server
4 2 (0.13%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.066%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 16 (1.05%) Puppet
2 13 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.53%) Ansible
4 2 (0.13%) Capistrano
4 2 (0.13%) logstash
4 2 (0.13%) StatsD
5 1 (0.066%) Control-M
5 1 (0.066%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.066%) Mesos
Vendors
1 298 (19.62%) Microsoft
2 119 (7.83%) Oracle
3 36 (2.37%) Xamarin
4 28 (1.84%) TOWER Software
5 17 (1.12%) Zend
6 13 (0.86%) Google
6 13 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (0.79%) Red Hat
8 11 (0.72%) SAP
9 10 (0.66%) Progress
10 9 (0.59%) RedGate
11 8 (0.53%) Telerik
12 7 (0.46%) Apple
12 7 (0.46%) Sophos
12 7 (0.46%) Sun
13 5 (0.33%) Atlassian
13 5 (0.33%) EPiServer
14 4 (0.26%) IBM
14 4 (0.26%) ServiceNow
14 4 (0.26%) Sitecore
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits & Training
Posted: 1 hour ago
Richmond, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + benefits package!
Posted: 8 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + benefits & training
Posted: 2 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Competitive - Experience Dependent
Posted: 7 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45k plus benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-55,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £55000 - £61000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £250000 - £450000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hove, East Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-45k+Bonus+Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum + excelent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago