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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 214 207 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 29.97% 24.01% 26.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.97% 25.34% 27.57%
Number of salaries quoted 191 185 236
Average salary £39,000 £31,250 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.80% -6.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £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
691 817 885
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 96.78% 94.78% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 573 722 836
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,700 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 275 (57.53%) JavaScript
2 271 (56.69%) HTML
3 230 (48.12%) CSS
4 228 (47.70%) .NET
5 226 (47.28%) Agile Software Development
6 203 (42.47%) C#
7 197 (41.21%) SQL Server
8 185 (38.70%) MVC
9 152 (31.80%) ASP.NET
10 137 (28.66%) PHP
10 137 (28.66%) SQL
11 125 (26.15%) Software Engineering
12 117 (24.48%) jQuery
13 107 (22.38%) HTML5
14 105 (21.97%) TDD
15 99 (20.71%) Java
15 99 (20.71%) XML
16 96 (20.08%) Git (software)
17 90 (18.83%) OO
17 90 (18.83%) MySQL
18 89 (18.62%) ASP.NET MVC
19 87 (18.20%) Degree
20 83 (17.36%) Continuous Integration
21 81 (16.95%) CSS3
21 81 (16.95%) Linux
22 72 (15.06%) Ajax
22 72 (15.06%) AngularJS
23 69 (14.44%) Scrum
24 68 (14.23%) Microsoft
25 62 (12.97%) Zend

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 33 (6.90%) CMS
2 25 (5.23%) Apache
3 24 (5.02%) Tomcat
3 24 (5.02%) Joomla!
4 22 (4.60%) WordPress
5 16 (3.35%) Drupal
6 15 (3.14%) Node.js
7 10 (2.09%) IIS
8 6 (1.26%) Umbraco
8 6 (1.26%) Apache Solr
9 4 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.63%) EPiServer CMS
11 2 (0.42%) JBoss
12 1 (0.21%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.21%) DNN
12 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.21%) Oracle Service Bus
12 1 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 57 (11.92%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.67%) Photoshop
3 6 (1.26%) Adobe After Effects
4 3 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.42%) InDesign
5 2 (0.42%) PrintSoft PReS
6 1 (0.21%) MS Office
6 1 (0.21%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 8 (1.67%) Magento
2 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.21%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.26%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.02%) Network Security
2 19 (3.97%) Broadband
3 16 (3.35%) TCP/IP
4 14 (2.93%) Internet
5 7 (1.46%) CTI
6 5 (1.05%) DNS
7 3 (0.63%) LAN
7 3 (0.63%) HTTP
8 2 (0.42%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.21%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.21%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 197 (41.21%) SQL Server
2 90 (18.83%) MySQL
3 36 (7.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 34 (7.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 30 (6.28%) PostgreSQL
6 27 (5.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 22 (4.60%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
9 15 (3.14%) Relational Database
10 12 (2.51%) NoSQL
11 11 (2.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 6 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (1.05%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.63%) OLAP Cube
14 3 (0.63%) OLAP
15 2 (0.42%) RDBMS
15 2 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
15 2 (0.42%) Big Data
15 2 (0.42%) MongoDB
16 1 (0.21%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 96 (20.08%) Git (software)
2 47 (9.83%) Jenkins
3 43 (9.00%) Visual Studio
4 41 (8.58%) NUnit
5 35 (7.32%) Subversion
5 35 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 35 (7.32%) Moq
6 31 (6.49%) Maven
7 29 (6.07%) Eclipse
8 26 (5.44%) Grunt
9 21 (4.39%) JIRA
10 18 (3.77%) MSTest
10 18 (3.77%) PHPUnit
11 17 (3.56%) Rhino Mocks
12 16 (3.35%) Jasmine
13 11 (2.30%) gulp
14 8 (1.67%) Selenium
14 8 (1.67%) JSUnit
14 8 (1.67%) TeamCity
14 8 (1.67%) JUnit
General
1 39 (8.16%) Finance
1 39 (8.16%) Marketing
2 22 (4.60%) Retail
3 16 (3.35%) Advertising
4 8 (1.67%) Legal
4 8 (1.67%) Games
5 5 (1.05%) Publishing
6 4 (0.84%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.21%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 271 (56.69%) HTML
2 230 (48.12%) CSS
3 228 (47.70%) .NET
4 152 (31.80%) ASP.NET
5 117 (24.48%) jQuery
6 107 (22.38%) HTML5
7 99 (20.71%) XML
8 89 (18.62%) ASP.NET MVC
9 81 (16.95%) CSS3
10 72 (15.06%) Ajax
10 72 (15.06%) AngularJS
11 61 (12.76%) .NET Framework
12 55 (11.51%) JSON
13 53 (11.09%) WCF
14 52 (10.88%) RESTful
15 50 (10.46%) LAMP
16 44 (9.21%) Sass
17 42 (8.79%) Spring
18 39 (8.16%) Web Services
19 37 (7.74%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 43 (9.00%) Computer Science
2 22 (4.60%) Enterprise Software
3 20 (4.18%) Client/Server
4 18 (3.77%) Inversion of Control
4 18 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (2.72%) User Experience
6 12 (2.51%) Mobile App
7 8 (1.67%) Kindle
8 7 (1.46%) Social Media
9 6 (1.26%) RIA
9 6 (1.26%) Animation
9 6 (1.26%) Video Editing
10 4 (0.84%) Life Science
11 3 (0.63%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.63%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.42%) Social Network
13 1 (0.21%) Blog
13 1 (0.21%) N-Tier
13 1 (0.21%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.21%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 81 (16.95%) Linux
2 53 (11.09%) Windows
3 43 (9.00%) UNIX
4 14 (2.93%) Android
5 9 (1.88%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.05%) CentOS
7 3 (0.63%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.63%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.63%) FreeBSD
7 3 (0.63%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.42%) Debian
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (47.28%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (38.70%) MVC
3 125 (26.15%) Software Engineering
4 105 (21.97%) TDD
5 90 (18.83%) OO
6 83 (17.36%) Continuous Integration
7 69 (14.44%) Scrum
8 58 (12.13%) SDLC
9 48 (10.04%) Unit Testing
10 41 (8.58%) BDD
11 38 (7.95%) Web Development
12 35 (7.32%) OOP
13 31 (6.49%) OOD
13 31 (6.49%) Multithreading
14 30 (6.28%) Responsive Web Design
15 29 (6.07%) Digital Marketing
16 27 (5.65%) Web Application Development
17 23 (4.81%) OO PHP
18 22 (4.60%) Dependency Injection
18 22 (4.60%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 275 (57.53%) JavaScript
2 203 (42.47%) C#
3 137 (28.66%) PHP
3 137 (28.66%) SQL
4 99 (20.71%) Java
5 38 (7.95%) C++
6 34 (7.11%) T-SQL
7 30 (6.28%) PL/SQL
8 24 (5.02%) Python
9 23 (4.81%) VB.NET
10 12 (2.51%) VB
11 11 (2.30%) PHP5
12 8 (1.67%) Go
13 7 (1.46%) Perl
14 6 (1.26%) ActionScript
14 6 (1.26%) ActionScript 3.0
14 6 (1.26%) ActionScript 2.0
15 5 (1.05%) Ruby
16 4 (0.84%) PowerShell
16 4 (0.84%) VB6
Qualifications
1 87 (18.20%) Degree
2 4 (0.84%) NVQ Level 4
2 4 (0.84%) HND
3 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.21%) MCTS
4 1 (0.21%) MCSD
4 1 (0.21%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.21%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.35%) QA
2 10 (2.09%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.05%) HL7
3 5 (1.05%) DICOM
4 2 (0.42%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 5 (1.05%) cPanel
2 3 (0.63%) Puppet
3 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.21%) StatsD
3 1 (0.21%) logstash
Vendors
1 68 (14.23%) Microsoft
2 62 (12.97%) Zend
3 48 (10.04%) Oracle
4 19 (3.97%) Google
5 8 (1.67%) EPiServer
6 6 (1.26%) DoubleClick
7 5 (1.05%) Telerik
8 4 (0.84%) Adobe
8 4 (0.84%) Sitecore
8 4 (0.84%) Sencha
9 3 (0.63%) SAP
9 3 (0.63%) Infobright
10 2 (0.42%) Cognos
10 2 (0.42%) Tableau
10 2 (0.42%) Facebook
10 2 (0.42%) Twitter
10 2 (0.42%) hybris
11 1 (0.21%) BMC
11 1 (0.21%) Remedy
11 1 (0.21%) ATG
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