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 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 82 85 67
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 672 712 829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.47% 3.48% 4.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.60% 3.58% 4.28%
Number of salaries quoted 632 656 751
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
18660 19881 19366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.41% 97.06% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 15961 16195 15375
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 -8 155 £37,500 +7.14% 24
Surrey +1 139 £45,000 - 12
Berkshire +26 113 £42,500 +6.25% 17
Oxfordshire +14 111 £40,000 +33.33% 14
West Sussex +5 64 £42,500 +4.93% 6
Buckinghamshire +9 54 £42,500 - 8
East Sussex -38 19 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Kent +1 17 £45,000 +22.44% 2
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 938 (67.87%) C#
2 765 (55.35%) .NET
3 661 (47.83%) JavaScript
4 619 (44.79%) SQL
5 612 (44.28%) Agile Software Development
6 602 (43.56%) SQL Server
7 550 (39.80%) HTML
8 484 (35.02%) CSS
9 469 (33.94%) ASP.NET
10 463 (33.50%) Degree
11 449 (32.49%) Software Engineering
12 428 (30.97%) MVC
13 408 (29.52%) C++
14 366 (26.48%) Windows
15 332 (24.02%) jQuery
16 310 (22.43%) Computer Science
17 301 (21.78%) Java
18 280 (20.26%) OO
19 278 (20.12%) Microsoft
20 277 (20.04%) Linux
21 256 (18.52%) XML
22 240 (17.37%) Visual Studio
23 228 (16.50%) Finance
24 208 (15.05%) ASP.NET MVC
25 206 (14.91%) .NET Framework
26 194 (14.04%) TDD
27 190 (13.75%) SDLC
28 186 (13.46%) MS Excel
29 175 (12.66%) Web Services
30 172 (12.45%) AngularJS

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 59 (4.27%) Node.js
2 50 (3.62%) IIS
3 33 (2.39%) Drupal
4 17 (1.23%) SharePoint
5 16 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
5 16 (1.16%) Tomcat
6 13 (0.94%) CMS
7 12 (0.87%) Apache
8 10 (0.72%) Confluence
8 10 (0.72%) JBoss
9 6 (0.43%) Apache Solr
9 6 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (0.36%) Umbraco
11 4 (0.29%) MS Exchange
12 3 (0.22%) GlassFish
12 3 (0.22%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.22%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.14%) ColdFusion
13 2 (0.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 186 (13.46%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.09%) MS Office
3 13 (0.94%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.43%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.14%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.072%) GIMP
6 1 (0.072%) LaTeX
6 1 (0.072%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.072%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.22%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.072%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.072%) Global One
4 1 (0.072%) Infor CRM
4 1 (0.072%) Magento
4 1 (0.072%) Sage 1000
4 1 (0.072%) Sage CRM
4 1 (0.072%) SunGard Martini
4 1 (0.072%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 51 (3.69%) SaaS
2 37 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (0.58%) Amazon S3
5 8 (0.58%) Amazon SQS
5 8 (0.58%) GitHub
6 6 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (0.36%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
8 4 (0.29%) CloudFront
8 4 (0.29%) Route 53
9 2 (0.14%) Force.com
10 1 (0.072%) IaaS
10 1 (0.072%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (2.68%) TCP/IP
2 32 (2.32%) Internet
3 19 (1.37%) HTTP
4 8 (0.58%) Network Security
5 4 (0.29%) Firewall
5 4 (0.29%) PBX
6 2 (0.14%) Intranet
6 2 (0.14%) SSL
7 1 (0.072%) CTI
7 1 (0.072%) DNS
7 1 (0.072%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.072%) LAN
7 1 (0.072%) Modbus
7 1 (0.072%) SMTP
7 1 (0.072%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 602 (43.56%) SQL Server
2 120 (8.68%) MySQL
3 117 (8.47%) Relational Database
4 86 (6.22%) NoSQL
5 66 (4.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 51 (3.69%) Big Data
7 34 (2.46%) RDBMS
8 29 (2.10%) Oracle Database
9 27 (1.95%) SQL Server 2005
10 24 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
11 23 (1.66%) MongoDB
12 16 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
12 16 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 15 (1.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 14 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
15 11 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 10 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
17 8 (0.58%) MariaDB
18 7 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
18 7 (0.51%) HBase
Development Applications
1 240 (17.37%) Visual Studio
2 150 (10.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 107 (7.74%) Git (software)
4 78 (5.64%) NUnit
5 60 (4.34%) Subversion
6 42 (3.04%) JIRA
7 41 (2.97%) TeamCity
8 32 (2.32%) Jenkins
9 30 (2.17%) Rhino Mocks
10 24 (1.74%) JUnit
11 23 (1.66%) Eclipse
12 21 (1.52%) Clang
12 21 (1.52%) GCC
13 20 (1.45%) ReSharper
14 18 (1.30%) Bugzilla
15 16 (1.16%) MSTest
16 15 (1.09%) gulp
16 15 (1.09%) Maven
17 13 (0.94%) Ant
17 13 (0.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 228 (16.50%) Finance
2 50 (3.62%) Telecoms
3 45 (3.26%) Marketing
4 37 (2.68%) Retail
5 31 (2.24%) Aerospace
5 31 (2.24%) Automotive
6 29 (2.10%) Banking
7 23 (1.66%) Legal
8 20 (1.45%) Games
9 12 (0.87%) Manufacturing
10 11 (0.80%) Advertising
10 11 (0.80%) Publishing
11 10 (0.72%) Electronics
12 9 (0.65%) Back Office
13 7 (0.51%) Multimedia
14 5 (0.36%) Brand Awareness
15 4 (0.29%) Japanese Language
15 4 (0.29%) Russian Language
16 2 (0.14%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.14%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 765 (55.35%) .NET
2 550 (39.80%) HTML
3 484 (35.02%) CSS
4 469 (33.94%) ASP.NET
5 332 (24.02%) jQuery
6 256 (18.52%) XML
7 208 (15.05%) ASP.NET MVC
8 206 (14.91%) .NET Framework
9 175 (12.66%) Web Services
10 172 (12.45%) AngularJS
11 166 (12.01%) HTML5
12 151 (10.93%) WPF
13 146 (10.56%) Ajax
14 131 (9.48%) Entity Framework
15 121 (8.76%) WCF
16 102 (7.38%) ASP.NET Web API
16 102 (7.38%) CSS3
17 89 (6.44%) WinForms
18 74 (5.35%) JSON
19 72 (5.21%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 310 (22.43%) Computer Science
2 97 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
2 97 (7.02%) Mathematics
3 73 (5.28%) Mobile App
4 52 (3.76%) Algorithms
5 39 (2.82%) Data Structures
6 37 (2.68%) User Experience
7 29 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
8 25 (1.81%) N-Tier
9 22 (1.59%) Reinsurance
10 16 (1.16%) Inversion of Control
11 15 (1.09%) Visualisation
12 14 (1.01%) Smartcard
13 12 (0.87%) Embedded Systems
13 12 (0.87%) Physics
14 11 (0.80%) Statistics
15 10 (0.72%) Driving Licence
15 10 (0.72%) Management Information System
16 9 (0.65%) Client/Server
16 9 (0.65%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 366 (26.48%) Windows
2 277 (20.04%) Linux
3 109 (7.89%) Unix
4 108 (7.81%) Android
5 96 (6.95%) Apple iOS
6 31 (2.24%) Windows Server
7 21 (1.52%) Windows Mobile
8 18 (1.30%) Mac OS X
9 17 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (1.01%) Oracle Linux
10 14 (1.01%) Windows Phone
11 13 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (0.72%) CentOS
13 9 (0.65%) Debian
14 7 (0.51%) Windows Phone 8
15 6 (0.43%) Windows CE
16 4 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
17 2 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
17 2 (0.14%) SUSE
17 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 612 (44.28%) Agile Software Development
2 449 (32.49%) Software Engineering
3 428 (30.97%) MVC
4 280 (20.26%) OO
5 194 (14.04%) TDD
6 190 (13.75%) SDLC
7 145 (10.49%) Scrum
8 140 (10.13%) Unit Testing
9 131 (9.48%) OOP
10 108 (7.81%) Web Development
11 98 (7.09%) Continuous Integration
12 86 (6.22%) Software Architecture
13 81 (5.86%) Multithreading
14 68 (4.92%) OOD
15 65 (4.70%) User Stories
16 59 (4.27%) Mentoring
17 51 (3.69%) Analytics
18 50 (3.62%) Static Code Analysis
19 49 (3.55%) MVVM
20 47 (3.40%) UML
Programming Languages
1 938 (67.87%) C#
2 661 (47.83%) JavaScript
3 619 (44.79%) SQL
4 408 (29.52%) C++
5 301 (21.78%) Java
6 126 (9.12%) Python
7 125 (9.04%) VB.NET
8 123 (8.90%) C
9 111 (8.03%) T-SQL
10 100 (7.24%) PHP
11 66 (4.78%) Perl
12 54 (3.91%) VB
13 52 (3.76%) Ruby
14 40 (2.89%) Bash Shell
15 39 (2.82%) PL/SQL
16 30 (2.17%) Objective-C
17 25 (1.81%) Shell Script
18 20 (1.45%) PowerShell
19 19 (1.37%) XPath
20 15 (1.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 463 (33.50%) Degree
2 40 (2.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (2.17%) Security Cleared
4 22 (1.59%) SC Cleared
5 17 (1.23%) PhD
6 15 (1.09%) DV Cleared
7 11 (0.80%) HND
8 10 (0.72%) HNC
9 9 (0.65%) MCSD
10 7 (0.51%) OCPJP
11 6 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
12 5 (0.36%) MCAD
13 3 (0.22%) DBS Check
13 3 (0.22%) MCP
14 2 (0.14%) OCMJD
14 2 (0.14%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (5.72%) QA
2 5 (0.36%) GAMP
3 4 (0.29%) SDET
4 3 (0.22%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.14%) SLA
6 1 (0.072%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.072%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.072%) GMP
System Software
1 11 (0.80%) iptables
2 9 (0.65%) Xen
2 9 (0.65%) XenServer
3 7 (0.51%) HDFS
4 5 (0.36%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.29%) Firmware
6 3 (0.22%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.14%) Cygwin
7 2 (0.14%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 28 (2.03%) Puppet
2 24 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (0.65%) Ansible
4 4 (0.29%) Capistrano
4 4 (0.29%) logstash
4 4 (0.29%) StatsD
5 2 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.072%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 278 (20.12%) Microsoft
2 118 (8.54%) Oracle
3 26 (1.88%) TOWER Software
4 24 (1.74%) Google
5 20 (1.45%) Xamarin
6 17 (1.23%) Red Hat
7 9 (0.65%) SAP
7 9 (0.65%) Telerik
8 8 (0.58%) Sitecore
9 7 (0.51%) Sun
10 6 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (0.36%) Atlassian
11 5 (0.36%) Endeca
11 5 (0.36%) EPiServer
12 4 (0.29%) Apple
13 3 (0.22%) CA
13 3 (0.22%) Sophos
13 3 (0.22%) VMware
14 2 (0.14%) Cognos
14 2 (0.14%) Sybase
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Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonuses + 25 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Canterbury, Kent
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Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
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Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £60k - 70k per year
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