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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 258 195 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 29.52% 20.77% 31.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.64% 21.69% 32.64%
Number of salaries quoted 234 182 251
Average salary £37,500 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,100 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,050 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
842 899 812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 96.34% 95.74% 97.83%
Number of salaries quoted 648 805 738
Average salary £39,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 1 May 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 290 (57.54%) HTML
2 286 (56.75%) JavaScript
3 266 (52.78%) CSS
4 209 (41.47%) .NET
5 199 (39.48%) Agile Software Development
6 198 (39.29%) C#
7 191 (37.90%) SQL Server
8 162 (32.14%) PHP
9 161 (31.94%) SQL
10 157 (31.15%) MVC
11 141 (27.98%) Software Engineering
12 125 (24.80%) ASP.NET
13 124 (24.60%) jQuery
14 114 (22.62%) MySQL
15 112 (22.22%) XML
16 108 (21.43%) OO
17 107 (21.23%) TDD
18 103 (20.44%) AngularJS
19 100 (19.84%) HTML5
20 98 (19.44%) Java
21 96 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
22 94 (18.65%) CSS3
23 89 (17.66%) Microsoft
24 88 (17.46%) Zend
25 80 (15.87%) Git (software)
26 75 (14.88%) Linux
27 74 (14.68%) .NET Framework
28 72 (14.29%) JSON
29 68 (13.49%) MS Excel
29 68 (13.49%) Jenkins

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (5.56%) WordPress
2 25 (4.96%) Drupal
3 23 (4.56%) CMS
4 21 (4.17%) Tomcat
4 21 (4.17%) Joomla!
5 17 (3.37%) Node.js
6 16 (3.17%) Apache
7 11 (2.18%) IIS
8 10 (1.98%) Umbraco
9 8 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (1.39%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.79%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.60%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.40%) Moodle
13 2 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.40%) JBoss
13 2 (0.40%) NetWeaver
14 1 (0.20%) ArcGIS
14 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.20%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 68 (13.49%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.98%) Photoshop
3 13 (2.58%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (1.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (1.19%) InDesign
5 6 (1.19%) PrintSoft PReS
6 4 (0.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (2.78%) Magento
2 4 (0.79%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.20%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.60%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.56%) Internet
2 22 (4.37%) TCP/IP
3 16 (3.17%) Network Security
4 11 (2.18%) Broadband
4 11 (2.18%) CTI
5 5 (0.99%) LAN
6 3 (0.60%) HTTP
6 3 (0.60%) Kerberos
6 3 (0.60%) DNS
7 1 (0.20%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 191 (37.90%) SQL Server
2 114 (22.62%) MySQL
3 44 (8.73%) PostgreSQL
4 36 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 25 (4.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 23 (4.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 18 (3.57%) Relational Database
8 16 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (2.18%) NoSQL
10 9 (1.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 9 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (1.79%) Big Data
11 8 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (1.59%) SQL Server 2000
12 7 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (0.79%) Oracle Database
15 3 (0.60%) OLAP
15 3 (0.60%) Amazon RDS
15 3 (0.60%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 80 (15.87%) Git (software)
2 68 (13.49%) Jenkins
3 41 (8.13%) Maven
4 40 (7.94%) Subversion
5 36 (7.14%) Grunt
6 34 (6.75%) Visual Studio
7 29 (5.75%) Moq
8 22 (4.37%) JIRA
9 20 (3.97%) NUnit
10 17 (3.37%) Eclipse
11 14 (2.78%) PHPUnit
12 13 (2.58%) MSTest
13 12 (2.38%) Rhino Mocks
14 9 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (1.79%) JSUnit
14 9 (1.79%) Cucumber
14 9 (1.79%) Jasmine
14 9 (1.79%) Karma Test Runner
15 8 (1.59%) Bower
16 7 (1.39%) Ant
General
1 51 (10.12%) Marketing
2 30 (5.95%) Finance
3 13 (2.58%) Advertising
4 11 (2.18%) Retail
5 5 (0.99%) Games
6 3 (0.60%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.40%) Legal
8 1 (0.20%) Music Industry
8 1 (0.20%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 290 (57.54%) HTML
2 266 (52.78%) CSS
3 209 (41.47%) .NET
4 125 (24.80%) ASP.NET
5 124 (24.60%) jQuery
6 112 (22.22%) XML
7 103 (20.44%) AngularJS
8 100 (19.84%) HTML5
9 94 (18.65%) CSS3
10 74 (14.68%) .NET Framework
11 72 (14.29%) JSON
12 67 (13.29%) Ajax
13 57 (11.31%) Web Services
13 57 (11.31%) ASP.NET MVC
14 55 (10.91%) RESTful
14 55 (10.91%) LAMP
15 53 (10.52%) SOAP
16 46 (9.13%) Sass
17 44 (8.73%) Symfony
18 36 (7.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (5.36%) Computer Science
2 26 (5.16%) Mobile App
3 15 (2.98%) User Experience
4 14 (2.78%) Client/Server
5 13 (2.58%) Inversion of Control
5 13 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (1.59%) Kindle
8 5 (0.99%) Life Science
8 5 (0.99%) Open Source
9 3 (0.60%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.40%) Graphic Design
10 2 (0.40%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.20%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.20%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.20%) GIS
11 1 (0.20%) Wiki
11 1 (0.20%) Blog
11 1 (0.20%) Social Network
11 1 (0.20%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 75 (14.88%) Linux
2 67 (13.29%) Windows
3 27 (5.36%) UNIX
3 27 (5.36%) Android
4 26 (5.16%) Apple iOS
5 11 (2.18%) Windows 8
6 5 (0.99%) FreeBSD
7 3 (0.60%) Debian
7 3 (0.60%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (39.48%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (31.15%) MVC
3 141 (27.98%) Software Engineering
4 108 (21.43%) OO
5 107 (21.23%) TDD
6 96 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
7 66 (13.10%) Scrum
8 50 (9.92%) OOP
9 45 (8.93%) Responsive Web Design
9 45 (8.93%) Unit Testing
9 45 (8.93%) Digital Marketing
10 39 (7.74%) Multithreading
11 38 (7.54%) OO PHP
12 37 (7.34%) BDD
13 35 (6.94%) OOD
14 33 (6.55%) Web Development
15 23 (4.56%) Project Management
15 23 (4.56%) Business Intelligence
16 21 (4.17%) User Stories
17 19 (3.77%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 286 (56.75%) JavaScript
2 198 (39.29%) C#
3 162 (32.14%) PHP
4 161 (31.94%) SQL
5 98 (19.44%) Java
6 41 (8.13%) T-SQL
6 41 (8.13%) C++
7 31 (6.15%) PHP5
8 28 (5.56%) Python
9 19 (3.77%) VB.NET
10 17 (3.37%) PL/SQL
11 14 (2.78%) VB
12 10 (1.98%) Perl
13 8 (1.59%) Ruby
14 7 (1.39%) C
14 7 (1.39%) Objective-C
15 6 (1.19%) Go
15 6 (1.19%) FoxPro (VFP)
16 4 (0.79%) PowerShell
16 4 (0.79%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 63 (12.50%) Degree
2 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (0.60%) HND
2 3 (0.60%) NVQ Level 4
3 1 (0.20%) MCSD
3 1 (0.20%) MCTS
3 1 (0.20%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.17%) ISO 9001
2 10 (1.98%) QA
3 5 (0.99%) HL7
3 5 (0.99%) DICOM
4 3 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 5 (0.99%) Puppet
Vendors
1 89 (17.66%) Microsoft
2 88 (17.46%) Zend
3 48 (9.52%) Oracle
4 12 (2.38%) Google
5 10 (1.98%) Twitter
6 8 (1.59%) Adobe
7 5 (0.99%) Telerik
8 4 (0.79%) Sencha
8 4 (0.79%) SAP
9 3 (0.60%) EPiServer
9 3 (0.60%) Infobright
10 2 (0.40%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.40%) Business Objects
11 1 (0.20%) Remedy
11 1 (0.20%) BMC
11 1 (0.20%) ATG
11 1 (0.20%) ESRI
11 1 (0.20%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.20%) Facebook
11 1 (0.20%) hybris
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