The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 249 187 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 31.36% 20.15% 30.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 32.55% 21.08% 30.83%
Number of salaries quoted 222 168 238
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,450 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
Developer
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton 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
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
765 887 811
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 96.35% 95.58% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 573 791 740
Average salary £38,500 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.53% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Developer
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer across the Southampton region.

Developer Salary Trend in Southampton

Developer
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton region that cited 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 Developer in their job title.

1 296 (57.25%) HTML
2 285 (55.13%) JavaScript
3 265 (51.26%) CSS
4 219 (42.36%) .NET
5 215 (41.59%) Agile Software Development
6 212 (41.01%) SQL Server
7 202 (39.07%) C#
8 163 (31.53%) SQL
9 161 (31.14%) PHP
9 161 (31.14%) MVC
10 146 (28.24%) Software Engineering
11 135 (26.11%) jQuery
12 134 (25.92%) ASP.NET
13 126 (24.37%) XML
14 119 (23.02%) MySQL
15 111 (21.47%) Java
16 109 (21.08%) TDD
17 103 (19.92%) HTML5
18 102 (19.73%) Continuous Integration
19 101 (19.54%) OO
20 96 (18.57%) CSS3
21 95 (18.38%) AngularJS
22 88 (17.02%) Microsoft
23 83 (16.05%) Zend
24 78 (15.09%) Git (software)
25 77 (14.89%) Degree
26 74 (14.31%) JSON
27 73 (14.12%) Linux
28 72 (13.93%) Ajax
29 71 (13.73%) Windows

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton region that cited 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 28 (5.42%) WordPress
2 26 (5.03%) Tomcat
3 25 (4.84%) Drupal
4 23 (4.45%) CMS
5 21 (4.06%) Joomla!
6 18 (3.48%) Apache
7 13 (2.51%) Node.js
8 11 (2.13%) IIS
9 7 (1.35%) WebLogic
10 6 (1.16%) Umbraco
11 4 (0.77%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.39%) Moodle
12 2 (0.39%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.39%) JBoss
13 1 (0.19%) ArcSDE
13 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.19%) DNN
13 1 (0.19%) ArcGIS
13 1 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 69 (13.35%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.29%) Photoshop
3 14 (2.71%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (1.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 7 (1.35%) InDesign
6 6 (1.16%) PrintSoft PReS
7 4 (0.77%) MS Office
8 1 (0.19%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 15 (2.90%) Magento
2 3 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.39%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.19%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.64%) TCP/IP
2 22 (4.26%) Internet
3 19 (3.68%) Network Security
4 15 (2.90%) Broadband
5 12 (2.32%) CTI
6 5 (0.97%) LAN
7 3 (0.58%) DNS
7 3 (0.58%) HTTP
7 3 (0.58%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.19%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 212 (41.01%) SQL Server
2 119 (23.02%) MySQL
3 45 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
4 38 (7.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 28 (5.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 27 (5.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 20 (3.87%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (3.09%) Relational Database
9 14 (2.71%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (2.32%) NoSQL
11 11 (2.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 7 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (1.16%) SQL Server 2000
13 6 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
14 4 (0.77%) Oracle Database
14 4 (0.77%) Big Data
14 4 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
15 3 (0.58%) OLAP
15 3 (0.58%) OLAP Cube
16 2 (0.39%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 78 (15.09%) Git (software)
2 69 (13.35%) Jenkins
3 41 (7.93%) Maven
4 40 (7.74%) Subversion
5 38 (7.35%) Visual Studio
6 35 (6.77%) Moq
7 32 (6.19%) Grunt
8 26 (5.03%) NUnit
9 25 (4.84%) JIRA
9 25 (4.84%) Eclipse
10 16 (3.09%) MSTest
10 16 (3.09%) PHPUnit
11 15 (2.90%) Rhino Mocks
12 12 (2.32%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (1.93%) Jasmine
14 9 (1.74%) JSUnit
14 9 (1.74%) Cucumber
15 8 (1.55%) JUnit
16 6 (1.16%) Karma Test Runner
17 5 (0.97%) Ant
General
1 52 (10.06%) Marketing
2 38 (7.35%) Finance
3 16 (3.09%) Retail
4 13 (2.51%) Advertising
5 5 (0.97%) Games
6 4 (0.77%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.39%) Legal
8 1 (0.19%) Banking
8 1 (0.19%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 296 (57.25%) HTML
2 265 (51.26%) CSS
3 219 (42.36%) .NET
4 135 (26.11%) jQuery
5 134 (25.92%) ASP.NET
6 126 (24.37%) XML
7 103 (19.92%) HTML5
8 96 (18.57%) CSS3
9 95 (18.38%) AngularJS
10 74 (14.31%) JSON
11 72 (13.93%) Ajax
12 70 (13.54%) .NET Framework
13 64 (12.38%) ASP.NET MVC
14 57 (11.03%) SOAP
15 53 (10.25%) RESTful
16 50 (9.67%) Sass
17 49 (9.48%) LAMP
17 49 (9.48%) Web Services
18 43 (8.32%) Spring
19 42 (8.12%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 32 (6.19%) Computer Science
2 23 (4.45%) Mobile App
3 18 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (3.48%) Client/Server
4 17 (3.29%) User Experience
5 16 (3.09%) Inversion of Control
6 14 (2.71%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (1.55%) Kindle
8 5 (0.97%) Life Science
9 3 (0.58%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.58%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.39%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.19%) Clustering
11 1 (0.19%) Blog
11 1 (0.19%) Social Network
11 1 (0.19%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.19%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.19%) GIS
11 1 (0.19%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 73 (14.12%) Linux
2 71 (13.73%) Windows
3 36 (6.96%) UNIX
4 28 (5.42%) Android
5 23 (4.45%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.55%) Windows 8
7 5 (0.97%) FreeBSD
8 3 (0.58%) Debian
8 3 (0.58%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.58%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (41.59%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (31.14%) MVC
3 146 (28.24%) Software Engineering
4 109 (21.08%) TDD
5 102 (19.73%) Continuous Integration
6 101 (19.54%) OO
7 69 (13.35%) Scrum
8 47 (9.09%) Unit Testing
9 46 (8.90%) Digital Marketing
9 46 (8.90%) SDLC
10 45 (8.70%) Responsive Web Design
11 42 (8.12%) Multithreading
12 41 (7.93%) OOP
13 38 (7.35%) OOD
14 37 (7.16%) BDD
15 35 (6.77%) Web Development
16 27 (5.22%) OO PHP
17 26 (5.03%) Business Intelligence
18 21 (4.06%) E-Commerce
18 21 (4.06%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 285 (55.13%) JavaScript
2 202 (39.07%) C#
3 163 (31.53%) SQL
4 161 (31.14%) PHP
5 111 (21.47%) Java
6 47 (9.09%) C++
7 40 (7.74%) T-SQL
8 31 (6.00%) Python
9 23 (4.45%) PL/SQL
10 22 (4.26%) PHP5
11 20 (3.87%) VB.NET
12 14 (2.71%) VB
13 10 (1.93%) Go
14 9 (1.74%) Perl
15 7 (1.35%) Ruby
16 6 (1.16%) C
16 6 (1.16%) FoxPro (VFP)
17 5 (0.97%) Objective-C
18 4 (0.77%) PowerShell
19 3 (0.58%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 77 (14.89%) Degree
2 4 (0.77%) NVQ Level 4
2 4 (0.77%) HND
3 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.19%) MCTS
4 1 (0.19%) MCSD
4 1 (0.19%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.48%) ISO 9001
2 13 (2.51%) QA
3 5 (0.97%) HL7
3 5 (0.97%) DICOM
4 3 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 5 (0.97%) Puppet
Vendors
1 88 (17.02%) Microsoft
2 83 (16.05%) Zend
3 54 (10.44%) Oracle
4 17 (3.29%) Google
5 9 (1.74%) Adobe
6 6 (1.16%) Twitter
7 5 (0.97%) Telerik
8 4 (0.77%) Sencha
8 4 (0.77%) EPiServer
8 4 (0.77%) Business Objects
8 4 (0.77%) SAP
9 3 (0.58%) Infobright
10 2 (0.39%) Tableau
10 2 (0.39%) hybris
10 2 (0.39%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.39%) Cognos
11 1 (0.19%) BMC
11 1 (0.19%) ATG
11 1 (0.19%) ESRI
11 1 (0.19%) Remedy
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Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
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ISL
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Client Server
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
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Venturi
Salary: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + + 10-15% Bonus + Package
Posted: 15 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + 10-15% Bonus + Package
Posted: 15 days ago
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