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 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
England / South East
Rank 63 82 89
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 647 673 723
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 4.36% 3.55% 3.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.50% 3.67% 3.58%
Number of salaries quoted 592 636 677
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,375 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £53,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
14362 18330 20202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.70% 96.69% 97.23%
Number of salaries quoted 11898 15718 16484
Median salary £42,925 £44,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.53% +7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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 +32 231 £40,000 +6.66% 31
Berkshire +27 105 £45,000 +5.88% 9
Oxfordshire +4 81 £42,500 +6.25% 22
Buckinghamshire +24 66 £37,750 -11.17% 10
Surrey -27 59 £45,000 - 8
West Sussex -15 43 £42,500 -5.55% 6
East Sussex +15 23 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Kent +15 19 £35,000 -22.22% 4
Home Counties - 10 £57,500 -
Middlesex - 6 £42,500 -
Isle of Wight - 4 £32,500 -
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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.

1 987 (74.49%) C#
2 930 (70.19%) .NET
3 736 (55.55%) JavaScript
4 718 (54.19%) SQL
5 682 (51.47%) HTML
6 624 (47.09%) MVC
7 580 (43.77%) ASP.NET
8 537 (40.53%) Agile Software Development
9 532 (40.15%) CSS
10 513 (38.72%) SQL Server
11 333 (25.13%) ASP.NET MVC
12 296 (22.34%) AngularJS
13 289 (21.81%) Degree
14 286 (21.58%) Java
15 283 (21.36%) jQuery
16 260 (19.62%) Software Engineering
17 228 (17.21%) Web Services
18 224 (16.91%) Microsoft
18 224 (16.91%) .NET Framework
19 212 (16.00%) Windows
20 203 (15.32%) C++
21 198 (14.94%) Scrum
22 186 (14.04%) TDD
23 174 (13.13%) Computer Science
24 172 (12.98%) XML
25 168 (12.68%) WCF
26 166 (12.53%) Unit Testing
27 164 (12.38%) OO
28 159 (12.00%) Python
29 150 (11.32%) WPF

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 37 (2.79%) IIS
2 34 (2.57%) Elasticsearch
3 29 (2.19%) Apache
4 23 (1.74%) NServiceBus
5 20 (1.51%) CMS
5 20 (1.51%) SharePoint
6 14 (1.06%) Drupal
7 8 (0.60%) Tomcat
8 7 (0.53%) JBoss
9 6 (0.45%) Apache Solr
9 6 (0.45%) Apache Spark
9 6 (0.45%) SilverStripe
10 5 (0.38%) nginx
10 5 (0.38%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.30%) Jetty
12 3 (0.23%) ArcGIS
12 3 (0.23%) Hubot
12 3 (0.23%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.23%) WordPress
13 2 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 79 (5.96%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.45%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.30%) Chatbot
3 4 (0.30%) Fireworks
4 3 (0.23%) MS Office
5 2 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.15%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.075%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.30%) Magento
3 2 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.15%) Oracle BRM
4 1 (0.075%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.075%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 139 (10.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (3.47%) Amazon AWS
3 44 (3.32%) SaaS
4 18 (1.36%) PaaS
5 12 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (0.45%) GitHub
7 5 (0.38%) Datadog
8 4 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.23%) Office 365
10 2 (0.15%) G Suite
10 2 (0.15%) Slack
11 1 (0.075%) Heroku
11 1 (0.075%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (2.19%) TCP/IP
2 15 (1.13%) HTTP
3 14 (1.06%) Internet
4 7 (0.53%) DNS
5 3 (0.23%) DHCP
6 2 (0.15%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.15%) Firewall
6 2 (0.15%) Network Security
6 2 (0.15%) RS-485
6 2 (0.15%) SNMP
7 1 (0.075%) AMQP
7 1 (0.075%) LAN
7 1 (0.075%) SSL
7 1 (0.075%) VPN
7 1 (0.075%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 513 (38.72%) SQL Server
2 79 (5.96%) MySQL
3 77 (5.81%) NoSQL
4 76 (5.74%) Relational Database
5 59 (4.45%) MongoDB
6 48 (3.62%) SQL Server 2008
7 32 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
8 30 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 29 (2.19%) Azure SQL Database
10 24 (1.81%) Crystal Reports
11 22 (1.66%) RDBMS
12 21 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 19 (1.43%) Redis
13 19 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
14 18 (1.36%) Big Data
15 12 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
15 12 (0.91%) DTS
16 11 (0.83%) Oracle Database
17 9 (0.68%) CouchDB
17 9 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 135 (10.19%) Visual Studio
2 126 (9.51%) Git (software)
3 77 (5.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 62 (4.68%) NUnit
5 46 (3.47%) Subversion
6 35 (2.64%) TeamCity
7 34 (2.57%) JIRA
8 33 (2.49%) Selenium
9 31 (2.34%) Moq
10 21 (1.58%) Jenkins
10 21 (1.58%) Maven
11 18 (1.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 17 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
13 16 (1.21%) WebDriver
14 15 (1.13%) Cucumber
14 15 (1.13%) ReSharper
15 13 (0.98%) Ant
15 13 (0.98%) Protractor
16 12 (0.91%) JSUnit
17 11 (0.83%) TestNG
General
1 143 (10.79%) Finance
2 46 (3.47%) Telecoms
3 30 (2.26%) Automotive
4 29 (2.19%) Marketing
5 28 (2.11%) Retail
6 21 (1.58%) Electronics
7 15 (1.13%) Advertising
7 15 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
8 14 (1.06%) Manufacturing
9 13 (0.98%) Banking
10 11 (0.83%) Military
11 10 (0.75%) Brand Awareness
12 8 (0.60%) Legal
13 6 (0.45%) Games
14 5 (0.38%) Back Office
14 5 (0.38%) Billing
14 5 (0.38%) Investment Banking
14 5 (0.38%) Publishing
15 4 (0.30%) Local Government
16 2 (0.15%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 930 (70.19%) .NET
2 682 (51.47%) HTML
3 580 (43.77%) ASP.NET
4 532 (40.15%) CSS
5 333 (25.13%) ASP.NET MVC
6 296 (22.34%) AngularJS
7 283 (21.36%) jQuery
8 228 (17.21%) Web Services
9 224 (16.91%) .NET Framework
10 172 (12.98%) XML
11 168 (12.68%) WCF
12 150 (11.32%) WPF
13 142 (10.72%) ASP.NET Web API
14 140 (10.57%) HTML5
15 114 (8.60%) Entity Framework
16 111 (8.38%) Ajax
16 111 (8.38%) WinForms
17 95 (7.17%) RESTful
18 89 (6.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 82 (6.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 174 (13.13%) Computer Science
2 44 (3.32%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (3.02%) User Experience
4 38 (2.87%) Mobile App
5 36 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
6 27 (2.04%) Algorithms
7 22 (1.66%) Data Structures
8 18 (1.36%) Embedded Systems
9 17 (1.28%) Social Media
10 15 (1.13%) Client/Server
11 13 (0.98%) CUDA
12 11 (0.83%) GPGPU
12 11 (0.83%) Reinsurance
12 11 (0.83%) Robotics
13 10 (0.75%) PMI
14 8 (0.60%) iPad
14 8 (0.60%) Life Science
15 7 (0.53%) Fintech
15 7 (0.53%) NHS
16 6 (0.45%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 212 (16.00%) Windows
2 143 (10.79%) Linux
3 68 (5.13%) Android
4 59 (4.45%) Apple iOS
5 42 (3.17%) Unix
6 22 (1.66%) Mac OS
7 10 (0.75%) Windows Server
8 7 (0.53%) Solaris
9 6 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.38%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.38%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.38%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (0.23%) CentOS
12 3 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.075%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.075%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 624 (47.09%) MVC
2 537 (40.53%) Agile Software Development
3 260 (19.62%) Software Engineering
4 198 (14.94%) Scrum
5 186 (14.04%) TDD
6 166 (12.53%) Unit Testing
7 164 (12.38%) OO
8 145 (10.94%) SDLC
9 133 (10.04%) Web Development
10 108 (8.15%) OOP
11 67 (5.06%) BDD
12 56 (4.23%) Continuous Integration
12 56 (4.23%) Mentoring
13 54 (4.08%) Multithreading
14 51 (3.85%) SOLID
15 44 (3.32%) Physics
16 43 (3.25%) Mathematics
17 42 (3.17%) OOD
18 39 (2.94%) Mobile Development
19 38 (2.87%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 987 (74.49%) C#
2 736 (55.55%) JavaScript
3 718 (54.19%) SQL
4 286 (21.58%) Java
5 203 (15.32%) C++
6 159 (12.00%) Python
7 135 (10.19%) T-SQL
8 129 (9.74%) VB.NET
9 124 (9.36%) PHP
10 88 (6.64%) C
11 68 (5.13%) Ruby
12 49 (3.70%) VB
13 34 (2.57%) Perl
14 30 (2.26%) Objective-C
15 24 (1.81%) PowerShell
16 22 (1.66%) Scala
17 16 (1.21%) Bash Shell
17 16 (1.21%) MATLAB
18 15 (1.13%) TypeScript
19 8 (0.60%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 289 (21.81%) Degree
2 38 (2.87%) Security Cleared
3 19 (1.43%) PhD
4 17 (1.28%) SC Cleared
5 11 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (0.75%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.075%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.075%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.075%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.075%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (2.34%) QA
2 10 (0.75%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.38%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.30%) WAI
4 4 (0.30%) WCAG
5 2 (0.15%) SDET
6 1 (0.075%) SEPA
System Software
1 18 (1.36%) Docker
2 4 (0.30%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.15%) Firmware
5 1 (0.075%) iptables
5 1 (0.075%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (0.38%) HAProxy
1 5 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.15%) Puppet
3 1 (0.075%) Ansible
3 1 (0.075%) Grafana
3 1 (0.075%) Kibana
3 1 (0.075%) logstash
3 1 (0.075%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 224 (16.91%) Microsoft
2 72 (5.43%) Oracle
3 25 (1.89%) Xamarin
4 14 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
5 12 (0.91%) SAP
5 12 (0.91%) Zend
6 11 (0.83%) Google
7 5 (0.38%) Sony
7 5 (0.38%) TIBCO
7 5 (0.38%) VMware
8 4 (0.30%) Adobe
8 4 (0.30%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.23%) Apple
9 3 (0.23%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.23%) Telerik
10 2 (0.15%) TOWER Software
11 1 (0.075%) IBM
11 1 (0.075%) Nokia
11 1 (0.075%) QNX
11 1 (0.075%) Sage
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonuses + excellent benefits packa
Posted: 5 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonuses + excellent benefits packa
Posted: 5 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-45k + 25 days holiday + B/Hols + Healthcare + Pension
Posted: 5 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £30,000 to £34,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + training and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + training and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + training and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + training and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Crowborough, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + training and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £37000 per annum + Pension, Sick Pay, Childcare Vouchers
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £21000 - £23000 per annum + training + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum (Incl Bonuses + Stock Options)
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TD Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus 25 days hols, healthcare, flexi
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45k - 50k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago