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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 55 88 71
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 888 689 883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 4.81% 3.32% 3.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.95% 3.43% 4.02%
Number of salaries quoted 870 616 803
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
17942 20114 21946
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.19% 96.79% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 15255 16523 17462
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +34 285 £40,000 - 33
Berkshire +27 168 £45,000 -10.00% 18
Surrey +42 161 £47,500 +5.55% 7
Oxfordshire +16 109 £40,000 +3.22% 7
West Sussex +29 67 £45,000 - 2
East Sussex -18 52 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Buckinghamshire +10 43 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Kent 0 6 £36,500 +4.28% 1
Middlesex - 1 £40,000 -
Home Counties - 1 £36,500 -
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1220 (72.71%) C#
2 1075 (64.06%) .NET
3 809 (48.21%) SQL
4 780 (46.48%) JavaScript
5 745 (44.40%) SQL Server
6 687 (40.94%) ASP.NET
7 623 (37.13%) HTML
8 606 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
9 596 (35.52%) MVC
10 578 (34.45%) CSS
11 490 (29.20%) Degree
12 431 (25.69%) C++
13 427 (25.45%) jQuery
14 412 (24.55%) Software Engineering
14 412 (24.55%) ASP.NET MVC
15 370 (22.05%) OO
16 364 (21.69%) Java
17 356 (21.22%) Windows
18 338 (20.14%) Computer Science
19 337 (20.08%) Finance
20 286 (17.04%) Microsoft
21 275 (16.39%) XML
22 259 (15.44%) Web Services
23 253 (15.08%) SDLC
24 233 (13.89%) TDD
25 231 (13.77%) Visual Studio
26 220 (13.11%) .NET Framework
27 210 (12.51%) WCF
28 198 (11.80%) Scrum
29 189 (11.26%) OOP

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 61 (3.64%) IIS
2 32 (1.91%) WebLogic
3 31 (1.85%) Tomcat
4 30 (1.79%) JBoss
5 25 (1.49%) Apache
5 25 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
5 25 (1.49%) WebSphere
6 21 (1.25%) SharePoint
7 15 (0.89%) NServiceBus
8 14 (0.83%) CMS
9 12 (0.72%) Apache Solr
10 11 (0.66%) Apache Spark
11 6 (0.36%) GlassFish
12 4 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.18%) Umbraco
13 3 (0.18%) WordPress
14 2 (0.12%) Confluence
15 1 (0.060%) nginx
15 1 (0.060%) Oracle Service Bus
15 1 (0.060%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 131 (7.81%) MS Excel
2 48 (2.86%) MS Office
3 5 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.12%) InDesign
4 2 (0.12%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.060%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.060%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 6 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.18%) Magento
3 2 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.12%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.060%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 63 (3.75%) SaaS
2 57 (3.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (0.60%) GitHub
5 6 (0.36%) PaaS
6 5 (0.30%) Force.com
7 3 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.18%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.060%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 16 (0.95%) Internet
1 16 (0.95%) TCP/IP
2 11 (0.66%) HTTP
3 4 (0.24%) Bluetooth
3 4 (0.24%) Network Security
3 4 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (0.18%) CTI
5 2 (0.12%) 5G
5 2 (0.12%) RS-232
5 2 (0.12%) SNMP
6 1 (0.060%) AMQP
6 1 (0.060%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.060%) Extranet
6 1 (0.060%) ICMP
6 1 (0.060%) IPv4
6 1 (0.060%) PBX
6 1 (0.060%) Skype
6 1 (0.060%) SSL
6 1 (0.060%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 745 (44.40%) SQL Server
2 169 (10.07%) Relational Database
3 110 (6.56%) MySQL
4 97 (5.78%) NoSQL
5 70 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 52 (3.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 47 (2.80%) Big Data
8 35 (2.09%) RDBMS
8 35 (2.09%) SQL Server 2012
9 31 (1.85%) MongoDB
10 30 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 29 (1.73%) Oracle Database
12 19 (1.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 16 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
13 16 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
14 13 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
15 11 (0.66%) DTS
16 10 (0.60%) GIS
16 10 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
17 9 (0.54%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 231 (13.77%) Visual Studio
2 186 (11.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 108 (6.44%) Git (software)
4 71 (4.23%) Subversion
5 58 (3.46%) Eclipse
6 37 (2.21%) NUnit
7 33 (1.97%) Maven
8 24 (1.43%) Jenkins
8 24 (1.43%) ReSharper
9 23 (1.37%) JIRA
10 22 (1.31%) Bugzilla
10 22 (1.31%) Trac
11 19 (1.13%) Rhino Mocks
12 17 (1.01%) JUnit
13 15 (0.89%) TeamCity
14 14 (0.83%) Clang
14 14 (0.83%) GCC
15 11 (0.66%) Selenium
16 10 (0.60%) MSTest
17 9 (0.54%) Ant
General
1 337 (20.08%) Finance
2 142 (8.46%) Telecoms
3 101 (6.02%) Automotive
4 97 (5.78%) Banking
5 94 (5.60%) Aerospace
6 56 (3.34%) Games
6 56 (3.34%) Retail
7 47 (2.80%) Manufacturing
8 33 (1.97%) Marketing
9 19 (1.13%) Legal
10 15 (0.89%) Electronics
11 14 (0.83%) Back Office
11 14 (0.83%) Military
12 11 (0.66%) Investment Banking
13 8 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.30%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.30%) Publishing
15 4 (0.24%) Advertising
16 3 (0.18%) Brand Awareness
17 1 (0.060%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1075 (64.06%) .NET
2 687 (40.94%) ASP.NET
3 623 (37.13%) HTML
4 578 (34.45%) CSS
5 427 (25.45%) jQuery
6 412 (24.55%) ASP.NET MVC
7 275 (16.39%) XML
8 259 (15.44%) Web Services
9 220 (13.11%) .NET Framework
10 210 (12.51%) WCF
11 165 (9.83%) AngularJS
12 138 (8.22%) WPF
13 125 (7.45%) HTML5
14 116 (6.91%) Ajax
15 96 (5.72%) ASP.NET Web API
16 93 (5.54%) JSON
17 84 (5.01%) CSS3
18 75 (4.47%) XSLT
19 74 (4.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 73 (4.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 338 (20.14%) Computer Science
2 101 (6.02%) Mathematics
3 73 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
4 72 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
5 58 (3.46%) Mobile App
6 50 (2.98%) Visualisation
7 35 (2.09%) Physics
8 31 (1.85%) User Experience
9 28 (1.67%) Algorithms
9 28 (1.67%) EPoS
10 26 (1.55%) EFT
11 21 (1.25%) iPad
12 17 (1.01%) Driving Licence
12 17 (1.01%) Life Science
13 14 (0.83%) Client/Server
13 14 (0.83%) Reinsurance
14 9 (0.54%) Cyber Attack
14 9 (0.54%) N-Tier
15 7 (0.42%) Device Driver
16 6 (0.36%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 356 (21.22%) Windows
2 173 (10.31%) Linux
3 96 (5.72%) Android
4 82 (4.89%) Unix
5 69 (4.11%) Apple iOS
6 24 (1.43%) Windows Mobile
6 24 (1.43%) Windows Server
7 17 (1.01%) Windows 7
7 17 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (0.89%) Windows 8
8 15 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.42%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.24%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.18%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.12%) CentOS
12 2 (0.12%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.060%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.060%) Fedora
13 1 (0.060%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 606 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
2 596 (35.52%) MVC
3 412 (24.55%) Software Engineering
4 370 (22.05%) OO
5 253 (15.08%) SDLC
6 233 (13.89%) TDD
7 198 (11.80%) Scrum
8 189 (11.26%) OOP
9 134 (7.99%) OOD
10 119 (7.09%) Mentoring
11 114 (6.79%) Web Development
12 113 (6.73%) UML
13 105 (6.26%) Unit Testing
14 93 (5.54%) Multithreading
15 89 (5.30%) SOA
16 87 (5.18%) Continuous Improvement
17 71 (4.23%) Software Architecture
18 62 (3.69%) Continuous Integration
19 55 (3.28%) Static Code Analysis
20 54 (3.22%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 1220 (72.71%) C#
2 809 (48.21%) SQL
3 780 (46.48%) JavaScript
4 431 (25.69%) C++
5 364 (21.69%) Java
6 146 (8.70%) PHP
7 140 (8.34%) T-SQL
8 135 (8.05%) VB.NET
9 132 (7.87%) Python
10 119 (7.09%) C
11 80 (4.77%) VB
12 51 (3.04%) Perl
12 51 (3.04%) VBA
13 38 (2.26%) Ruby
14 31 (1.85%) Delphi
14 31 (1.85%) PL/SQL
14 31 (1.85%) TypeScript
15 28 (1.67%) Shell Script
16 18 (1.07%) Bash Shell
16 18 (1.07%) Scala
Qualifications
1 490 (29.20%) Degree
2 42 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (1.85%) Security Cleared
4 26 (1.55%) PhD
5 24 (1.43%) SC Cleared
6 13 (0.77%) HND
7 10 (0.60%) DBS Check
8 6 (0.36%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.30%) OCPJP
9 5 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
10 4 (0.24%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.12%) MCITP
11 2 (0.12%) MCSA
11 2 (0.12%) MCSD
11 2 (0.12%) MCSE
12 1 (0.060%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.060%) ISEB
12 1 (0.060%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.060%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (4.35%) QA
2 17 (1.01%) GAMP
3 1 (0.060%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.060%) ISO13485
3 1 (0.060%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.060%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (0.18%) Active Directory
1 3 (0.18%) Docker
2 1 (0.060%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.060%) Firmware
2 1 (0.060%) HDFS
2 1 (0.060%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (0.36%) Puppet
2 5 (0.30%) Ansible
3 1 (0.060%) Cacti
3 1 (0.060%) Control-M
3 1 (0.060%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.060%) logstash
3 1 (0.060%) Marathon
3 1 (0.060%) Mesos
3 1 (0.060%) Nagios
3 1 (0.060%) StatsD
Vendors
1 286 (17.04%) Microsoft
2 160 (9.54%) Oracle
3 47 (2.80%) Xamarin
4 26 (1.55%) Zend
5 19 (1.13%) Sybase
6 18 (1.07%) Google
7 13 (0.77%) TOWER Software
8 11 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (0.66%) SAP
9 10 (0.60%) Progress
10 9 (0.54%) RedGate
11 8 (0.48%) Rally
12 6 (0.36%) Apple
12 6 (0.36%) Sophos
12 6 (0.36%) Telerik
13 5 (0.30%) Sun
14 4 (0.24%) IBM
14 4 (0.24%) LabWare
14 4 (0.24%) ServiceNow
15 3 (0.18%) Red Hat
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Competitive - Experience Dependent
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Yoh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Annual Bonus 10%, Full Company Pensi
Posted: Yesterday
Andover, Hampshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Pension, Private Medical + More
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30k-37k
Posted: 2 days ago
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Pension, BUPA, Death in Service
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-000 - 45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000 (With Exception Package)
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Hove, East Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-45k+Bonus+Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
HFG
Salary: Negotiable & 100% tax free
Posted: 2 days ago