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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 227 176 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 29.79% 20.11% 32.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 31.14% 21.31% 33.02%
Number of salaries quoted 206 154 272
Average salary £38,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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
729 826 860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 95.67% 94.40% 97.07%
Number of salaries quoted 581 738 798
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 30 June 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 278 (56.50%) HTML
2 272 (55.28%) JavaScript
3 240 (48.78%) CSS
4 231 (46.95%) .NET
5 217 (44.11%) Agile Software Development
6 208 (42.28%) C#
6 208 (42.28%) SQL Server
7 179 (36.38%) MVC
8 148 (30.08%) PHP
9 146 (29.67%) ASP.NET
10 144 (29.27%) SQL
11 130 (26.42%) Software Engineering
12 124 (25.20%) jQuery
13 115 (23.37%) XML
14 105 (21.34%) Java
14 105 (21.34%) TDD
15 104 (21.14%) MySQL
16 102 (20.73%) HTML5
17 91 (18.50%) CSS3
17 91 (18.50%) Continuous Integration
17 91 (18.50%) OO
18 90 (18.29%) Git (software)
19 83 (16.87%) AngularJS
20 82 (16.67%) Degree
21 80 (16.26%) Microsoft
22 78 (15.85%) Linux
23 76 (15.45%) ASP.NET MVC
24 74 (15.04%) Ajax
25 73 (14.84%) Zend
26 71 (14.43%) Scrum

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 29 (5.89%) CMS
2 27 (5.49%) WordPress
3 25 (5.08%) Tomcat
4 23 (4.67%) Apache
4 23 (4.67%) Joomla!
5 21 (4.27%) Drupal
6 14 (2.85%) Node.js
7 13 (2.64%) IIS
8 6 (1.22%) Apache Solr
9 5 (1.02%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.61%) EPiServer CMS
10 3 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.61%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.41%) JBoss
12 1 (0.20%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.20%) DNN
12 1 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.20%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 64 (13.01%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.85%) Photoshop
3 11 (2.24%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (1.22%) InDesign
5 5 (1.02%) PrintSoft PReS
6 4 (0.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.41%) MS Office
8 1 (0.20%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 12 (2.44%) Magento
2 2 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.20%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.61%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.47%) TCP/IP
2 21 (4.27%) Network Security
3 18 (3.66%) Broadband
4 15 (3.05%) Internet
5 10 (2.03%) CTI
6 5 (1.02%) LAN
7 4 (0.81%) DNS
8 3 (0.61%) HTTP
8 3 (0.61%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.20%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (42.28%) SQL Server
2 104 (21.14%) MySQL
3 38 (7.72%) PostgreSQL
4 35 (7.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 29 (5.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 26 (5.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 21 (4.27%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (3.25%) SQL Server 2008
9 15 (3.05%) NoSQL
10 13 (2.64%) Relational Database
11 11 (2.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 7 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.81%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.61%) OLAP Cube
14 3 (0.61%) Big Data
14 3 (0.61%) OLAP
15 2 (0.41%) RDBMS
15 2 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
15 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2000
15 2 (0.41%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 90 (18.29%) Git (software)
2 56 (11.38%) Jenkins
3 44 (8.94%) Visual Studio
4 37 (7.52%) Subversion
5 36 (7.32%) Maven
5 36 (7.32%) Moq
6 34 (6.91%) NUnit
7 28 (5.69%) Eclipse
8 27 (5.49%) Grunt
9 26 (5.28%) Team Foundation Server
10 25 (5.08%) JIRA
11 18 (3.66%) MSTest
12 17 (3.46%) PHPUnit
12 17 (3.46%) Rhino Mocks
13 12 (2.44%) Jasmine
14 8 (1.63%) JUnit
14 8 (1.63%) JSUnit
15 7 (1.42%) Cucumber
16 6 (1.22%) TeamCity
17 5 (1.02%) Ant
General
1 46 (9.35%) Marketing
2 41 (8.33%) Finance
3 19 (3.86%) Retail
4 13 (2.64%) Advertising
5 8 (1.63%) Legal
6 6 (1.22%) Games
7 4 (0.81%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.41%) Publishing
9 1 (0.20%) Banking
9 1 (0.20%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 278 (56.50%) HTML
2 240 (48.78%) CSS
3 231 (46.95%) .NET
4 146 (29.67%) ASP.NET
5 124 (25.20%) jQuery
6 115 (23.37%) XML
7 102 (20.73%) HTML5
8 91 (18.50%) CSS3
9 83 (16.87%) AngularJS
10 76 (15.45%) ASP.NET MVC
11 74 (15.04%) Ajax
12 64 (13.01%) .NET Framework
12 64 (13.01%) JSON
13 51 (10.37%) RESTful
14 49 (9.96%) WCF
14 49 (9.96%) LAMP
14 49 (9.96%) SOAP
15 48 (9.76%) Sass
16 43 (8.74%) Spring
16 43 (8.74%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.52%) Computer Science
2 21 (4.27%) Enterprise Software
3 20 (4.07%) Client/Server
4 18 (3.66%) User Experience
4 18 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (3.66%) Inversion of Control
5 16 (3.25%) Mobile App
6 8 (1.63%) Kindle
7 6 (1.22%) Life Science
8 4 (0.81%) Social Media
9 3 (0.61%) RIA
9 3 (0.61%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.61%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.20%) Blog
10 1 (0.20%) Social Network
10 1 (0.20%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.20%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.20%) Clustering
10 1 (0.20%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 78 (15.85%) Linux
2 65 (13.21%) Windows
3 40 (8.13%) UNIX
4 18 (3.66%) Android
5 13 (2.64%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.02%) FreeBSD
7 4 (0.81%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.61%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.61%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.61%) Debian
9 2 (0.41%) CentOS
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (44.11%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (36.38%) MVC
3 130 (26.42%) Software Engineering
4 105 (21.34%) TDD
5 91 (18.50%) OO
5 91 (18.50%) Continuous Integration
6 71 (14.43%) Scrum
7 57 (11.59%) SDLC
8 49 (9.96%) Unit Testing
9 39 (7.93%) Multithreading
9 39 (7.93%) Digital Marketing
10 38 (7.72%) Web Development
10 38 (7.72%) OOP
11 37 (7.52%) BDD
12 36 (7.32%) Responsive Web Design
12 36 (7.32%) OOD
13 22 (4.47%) Business Intelligence
13 22 (4.47%) OO PHP
13 22 (4.47%) Web Application Development
14 21 (4.27%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 272 (55.28%) JavaScript
2 208 (42.28%) C#
3 148 (30.08%) PHP
4 144 (29.27%) SQL
5 105 (21.34%) Java
6 46 (9.35%) C++
7 37 (7.52%) T-SQL
8 28 (5.69%) Python
9 27 (5.49%) PL/SQL
10 21 (4.27%) VB.NET
11 15 (3.05%) PHP5
12 11 (2.24%) VB
13 10 (2.03%) Go
14 9 (1.83%) Perl
15 6 (1.22%) C
16 5 (1.02%) Ruby
16 5 (1.02%) FoxPro (VFP)
17 4 (0.81%) PowerShell
18 1 (0.20%) R
18 1 (0.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 82 (16.67%) Degree
2 4 (0.81%) NVQ Level 4
2 4 (0.81%) HND
3 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.20%) MCTS
4 1 (0.20%) MCSD
4 1 (0.20%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.85%) QA
2 12 (2.44%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.02%) HL7
3 5 (1.02%) DICOM
4 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 5 (1.02%) Puppet
2 2 (0.41%) cPanel
3 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.20%) StatsD
3 1 (0.20%) logstash
Vendors
1 80 (16.26%) Microsoft
2 73 (14.84%) Zend
3 46 (9.35%) Oracle
4 19 (3.86%) Google
5 7 (1.42%) EPiServer
5 7 (1.42%) Adobe
6 5 (1.02%) Telerik
7 4 (0.81%) Sencha
8 3 (0.61%) Sitecore
8 3 (0.61%) Infobright
9 2 (0.41%) Twitter
9 2 (0.41%) hybris
9 2 (0.41%) Tableau
9 2 (0.41%) Business Objects
9 2 (0.41%) SAP
9 2 (0.41%) Cognos
10 1 (0.20%) BMC
10 1 (0.20%) Remedy
10 1 (0.20%) ATG
10 1 (0.20%) Facebook
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Salary: £25000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + 36 days holiday, pension and more
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £22500 - £25000 per annum + benfits & training
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
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