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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 230 195 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 27.19% 23.67% 26.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.29% 24.04% 26.81%
Number of salaries quoted 219 193 221
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
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
813 811 843
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 96.10% 98.42% 97.34%
Number of salaries quoted 723 776 790
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
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 1 October 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

1 229 (55.85%) JavaScript
2 216 (52.68%) HTML
3 206 (50.24%) CSS
4 156 (38.05%) PHP
5 146 (35.61%) C#
6 144 (35.12%) .NET
7 124 (30.24%) jQuery
8 121 (29.51%) SQL
9 110 (26.83%) MVC
10 103 (25.12%) ASP.NET
11 100 (24.39%) Software Engineering
12 99 (24.15%) SQL Server
13 96 (23.41%) MySQL
14 95 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
15 82 (20.00%) HTML5
16 73 (17.80%) Linux
17 72 (17.56%) Java
17 72 (17.56%) Degree
18 71 (17.32%) Git (software)
19 64 (15.61%) CSS3
20 63 (15.37%) Web Services
21 61 (14.88%) Marketing
22 57 (13.90%) Microsoft
23 54 (13.17%) LAMP
23 54 (13.17%) OOP
24 51 (12.44%) TDD
24 51 (12.44%) OO
24 51 (12.44%) WordPress
25 48 (11.71%) Windows
26 46 (11.22%) Ajax

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 51 (12.44%) WordPress
2 41 (10.00%) CMS
3 35 (8.54%) Apache
4 31 (7.56%) Joomla!
5 29 (7.07%) Node.js
6 22 (5.37%) Umbraco
7 16 (3.90%) IIS
8 11 (2.68%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (1.95%) Tomcat
10 6 (1.46%) ExpressionEngine
11 4 (0.98%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.98%) Drupal
12 3 (0.73%) Kentico
13 2 (0.49%) Confluence
13 2 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.49%) SharePoint
14 1 (0.24%) EPiServer CMS
14 1 (0.24%) Oracle Service Bus
14 1 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 41 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 24 (5.85%) Photoshop
3 11 (2.68%) Adobe After Effects
4 10 (2.44%) Adobe Illustrator
5 9 (2.20%) InDesign
6 7 (1.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.73%) Adobe Premiere
8 2 (0.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.22%) Magento
2 4 (0.98%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.49%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.49%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.24%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (2.93%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (2.44%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.73%) GitHub
5 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.95%) DNS
2 5 (1.22%) HTTP
2 5 (1.22%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.73%) CTI
3 3 (0.73%) HTTPS
3 3 (0.73%) Broadband
3 3 (0.73%) Network Security
4 2 (0.49%) Firewall
5 1 (0.24%) Intranet
5 1 (0.24%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (24.15%) SQL Server
2 96 (23.41%) MySQL
3 22 (5.37%) Big Data
4 14 (3.41%) Relational Database
5 13 (3.17%) RDBMS
6 11 (2.68%) Oracle Database
7 9 (2.20%) NoSQL
7 9 (2.20%) Amazon RDS
7 9 (2.20%) Hadoop
8 8 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (1.71%) Oracle OLAP
9 7 (1.71%) OLAP
9 7 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.73%) SQLite
11 3 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 71 (17.32%) Git (software)
2 38 (9.27%) Subversion
3 20 (4.88%) Visual Studio
4 12 (2.93%) Grunt
5 10 (2.44%) JUnit
6 9 (2.20%) Eclipse
6 9 (2.20%) Jenkins
7 8 (1.95%) Eclipse RCP
8 7 (1.71%) NUnit
9 6 (1.46%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 6 (1.46%) Xcode
10 5 (1.22%) PHPUnit
10 5 (1.22%) Bower
10 5 (1.22%) Karma Test Runner
11 4 (0.98%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.73%) Selenium
12 3 (0.73%) Bugzilla
12 3 (0.73%) Rhino Mocks
12 3 (0.73%) Moq
12 3 (0.73%) Bitbucket
General
1 61 (14.88%) Marketing
2 16 (3.90%) Finance
3 11 (2.68%) Advertising
4 8 (1.95%) Aerospace
4 8 (1.95%) Multimedia
5 7 (1.71%) Retail
6 6 (1.46%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.73%) Interactive Media
7 3 (0.73%) Games
8 1 (0.24%) Banking
8 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.24%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 216 (52.68%) HTML
2 206 (50.24%) CSS
3 144 (35.12%) .NET
4 124 (30.24%) jQuery
5 103 (25.12%) ASP.NET
6 82 (20.00%) HTML5
7 64 (15.61%) CSS3
8 63 (15.37%) Web Services
9 54 (13.17%) LAMP
10 46 (11.22%) Ajax
11 45 (10.98%) LINQ
12 41 (10.00%) .NET Framework
13 35 (8.54%) XML
13 35 (8.54%) ASP.NET MVC
14 31 (7.56%) AngularJS
15 25 (6.10%) SOAP
15 25 (6.10%) KnockoutJS
16 23 (5.61%) XHTML
17 22 (5.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 18 (4.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 35 (8.54%) Mobile App
2 26 (6.34%) User Experience
2 26 (6.34%) Computer Science
3 24 (5.85%) Social Media
4 23 (5.61%) Open Source
5 21 (5.12%) Kindle
6 11 (2.68%) Animation
6 11 (2.68%) Video Editing
7 10 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.71%) Digital Media
10 6 (1.46%) Mathematics
11 5 (1.22%) Physics
11 5 (1.22%) iPhone
12 4 (0.98%) E-Learning
12 4 (0.98%) Mashup
13 3 (0.73%) Algorithms
14 2 (0.49%) Frameworx
14 2 (0.49%) Management Information System
14 2 (0.49%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 73 (17.80%) Linux
2 48 (11.71%) Windows
3 27 (6.59%) Apple iOS
4 14 (3.41%) Android
5 10 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.98%) Debian
8 2 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.24%) UNIX
9 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (26.83%) MVC
2 100 (24.39%) Software Engineering
3 95 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (13.17%) OOP
5 51 (12.44%) TDD
5 51 (12.44%) OO
6 36 (8.78%) Digital Marketing
7 34 (8.29%) Mentoring
7 34 (8.29%) Web Development
8 33 (8.05%) Continuous Integration
9 31 (7.56%) Scrum
10 24 (5.85%) iOS Development
11 22 (5.37%) Mobile Application Development
12 21 (5.12%) OOD
13 20 (4.88%) BDD
14 18 (4.39%) E-Commerce
15 17 (4.15%) Coaching
16 16 (3.90%) OO PHP
16 16 (3.90%) Time Management
16 16 (3.90%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 229 (55.85%) JavaScript
2 156 (38.05%) PHP
3 146 (35.61%) C#
4 121 (29.51%) SQL
5 72 (17.56%) Java
6 44 (10.73%) C++
7 37 (9.02%) PHP5
8 33 (8.05%) VB.NET
9 20 (4.88%) Objective-C
10 18 (4.39%) C
10 18 (4.39%) Python
11 16 (3.90%) Perl
12 13 (3.17%) PL/SQL
13 11 (2.68%) Ruby
13 11 (2.68%) ActionScript
13 11 (2.68%) ActionScript 3.0
14 10 (2.44%) VB
15 9 (2.20%) Scala
16 8 (1.95%) ActionScript 2.0
17 5 (1.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 72 (17.56%) Degree
2 7 (1.71%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.46%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.98%) PhD
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (9.76%) ISO 9001
2 5 (1.22%) QA
3 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (0.73%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.24%) Nagios
Vendors
1 57 (13.90%) Microsoft
2 41 (10.00%) Oracle
3 18 (4.39%) Adobe
4 17 (4.15%) Zend
5 12 (2.93%) EPiServer
6 10 (2.44%) Facebook
7 8 (1.95%) DoubleClick
8 7 (1.71%) Google
9 6 (1.46%) Appcelerator
9 6 (1.46%) Twitter
10 3 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.49%) JBoss
11 2 (0.49%) Sun
11 2 (0.49%) BMC
11 2 (0.49%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.49%) Sage
11 2 (0.49%) Remedy
11 2 (0.49%) Atlassian
12 1 (0.24%) JD Edwards
12 1 (0.24%) Pegasus
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