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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 243 249 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 27.55% 27.51% 29.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.86% 28.56% 30.37%
Number of salaries quoted 229 232 212
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -12.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
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
842 872 754
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 95.46% 96.35% 97.29%
Number of salaries quoted 700 744 701
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 30 January 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 266 (59.91%) JavaScript
2 264 (59.46%) HTML
3 259 (58.33%) CSS
4 191 (43.02%) PHP
5 149 (33.56%) .NET
6 147 (33.11%) C#
7 137 (30.86%) Agile Software Development
8 132 (29.73%) MySQL
9 126 (28.38%) MVC
10 119 (26.80%) SQL
10 119 (26.80%) Software Engineering
11 118 (26.58%) SQL Server
12 110 (24.77%) jQuery
13 99 (22.30%) ASP.NET
14 94 (21.17%) OO
15 93 (20.95%) Linux
16 90 (20.27%) Git (software)
16 90 (20.27%) HTML5
17 89 (20.05%) OOP
18 83 (18.69%) AngularJS
19 81 (18.24%) Zend
20 76 (17.12%) CSS3
21 73 (16.44%) LAMP
22 71 (15.99%) TDD
23 69 (15.54%) PHP5
24 68 (15.32%) Web Services
25 66 (14.86%) Marketing
26 59 (13.29%) XML
27 58 (13.06%) Subversion
28 57 (12.84%) Java

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 42 (9.46%) WordPress
2 30 (6.76%) CMS
2 30 (6.76%) Joomla!
3 25 (5.63%) Elasticsearch
3 25 (5.63%) Node.js
4 24 (5.41%) Umbraco
5 21 (4.73%) Drupal
5 21 (4.73%) Apache
6 6 (1.35%) Tomcat
6 6 (1.35%) WebLogic
6 6 (1.35%) IIS
7 4 (0.90%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.45%) Kentico
8 2 (0.45%) Moodle
8 2 (0.45%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.23%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.23%) JBoss
9 1 (0.23%) ArcSDE
9 1 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 32 (7.21%) MS Excel
2 24 (5.41%) Photoshop
3 18 (4.05%) Adobe Illustrator
4 12 (2.70%) InDesign
5 8 (1.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 6 (1.35%) MS Office
7 4 (0.90%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.58%) Magento
2 4 (0.90%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.90%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.23%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.93%) Amazon EC2
1 13 (2.93%) Amazon S3
1 13 (2.93%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.58%) SaaS
3 5 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.15%) Internet
2 11 (2.48%) TCP/IP
3 8 (1.80%) Network Security
4 7 (1.58%) CTI
5 6 (1.35%) DNS
6 4 (0.90%) LAN
7 2 (0.45%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.23%) HTTP
8 1 (0.23%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.23%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (29.73%) MySQL
2 118 (26.58%) SQL Server
3 32 (7.21%) PostgreSQL
4 25 (5.63%) Big Data
5 13 (2.93%) Hadoop
5 13 (2.93%) Amazon RDS
6 12 (2.70%) NoSQL
7 11 (2.48%) Relational Database
8 10 (2.25%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (1.80%) SQL Server 2000
10 7 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (0.45%) SQLBase
12 2 (0.45%) SQLite
12 2 (0.45%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 90 (20.27%) Git (software)
2 58 (13.06%) Subversion
3 37 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 28 (6.31%) Visual Studio
5 27 (6.08%) Grunt
6 20 (4.50%) Maven
7 17 (3.83%) Bower
7 17 (3.83%) Karma Test Runner
8 13 (2.93%) JIRA
8 13 (2.93%) Moq
9 9 (2.03%) JUnit
9 9 (2.03%) Eclipse
9 9 (2.03%) NUnit
10 8 (1.80%) PHPUnit
11 5 (1.13%) Eclipse RCP
11 5 (1.13%) Rhino Mocks
12 4 (0.90%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 3 (0.68%) Bugzilla
13 3 (0.68%) Trac
13 3 (0.68%) Bitbucket
General
1 66 (14.86%) Marketing
2 10 (2.25%) Games
3 7 (1.58%) Finance
4 5 (1.13%) Advertising
5 4 (0.90%) Retail
5 4 (0.90%) Aerospace
5 4 (0.90%) Legal
6 2 (0.45%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.23%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.23%) Back Office
7 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.23%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 264 (59.46%) HTML
2 259 (58.33%) CSS
3 149 (33.56%) .NET
4 110 (24.77%) jQuery
5 99 (22.30%) ASP.NET
6 90 (20.27%) HTML5
7 83 (18.69%) AngularJS
8 76 (17.12%) CSS3
9 73 (16.44%) LAMP
10 68 (15.32%) Web Services
11 59 (13.29%) XML
12 53 (11.94%) .NET Framework
13 49 (11.04%) Symfony
13 49 (11.04%) XHTML
14 46 (10.36%) Ajax
15 38 (8.56%) RESTful
16 37 (8.33%) SOAP
17 33 (7.43%) ASP.NET MVC
18 28 (6.31%) JSON
19 27 (6.08%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 30 (6.76%) Mobile App
2 25 (5.63%) Computer Science
3 14 (3.15%) User Experience
4 10 (2.25%) Social Media
5 9 (2.03%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.13%) Open Source
7 4 (0.90%) Kindle
7 4 (0.90%) Life Science
8 3 (0.68%) Wiki
8 3 (0.68%) Graphic Design
8 3 (0.68%) SWIFT
9 2 (0.45%) iPhone
9 2 (0.45%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.45%) E-Learning
9 2 (0.45%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.23%) EPoS
10 1 (0.23%) GIS
10 1 (0.23%) Blog
10 1 (0.23%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.23%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 93 (20.95%) Linux
2 47 (10.59%) Windows
3 29 (6.53%) Apple iOS
4 19 (4.28%) Android
5 9 (2.03%) Windows 8
6 5 (1.13%) UNIX
7 4 (0.90%) FreeBSD
8 3 (0.68%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.23%) Debian
9 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.23%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (30.86%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (28.38%) MVC
3 119 (26.80%) Software Engineering
4 94 (21.17%) OO
5 89 (20.05%) OOP
6 71 (15.99%) TDD
7 50 (11.26%) Digital Marketing
8 49 (11.04%) Continuous Integration
8 49 (11.04%) OO PHP
9 37 (8.33%) Scrum
10 29 (6.53%) Responsive Web Design
11 27 (6.08%) BDD
12 25 (5.63%) Project Management
12 25 (5.63%) iOS Development
13 24 (5.41%) Unit Testing
14 21 (4.73%) Multithreading
15 20 (4.50%) Mentoring
15 20 (4.50%) Web Development
16 19 (4.28%) Time Management
17 14 (3.15%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 266 (59.91%) JavaScript
2 191 (43.02%) PHP
3 147 (33.11%) C#
4 119 (26.80%) SQL
5 69 (15.54%) PHP5
6 57 (12.84%) Java
7 37 (8.33%) C++
8 25 (5.63%) Python
9 15 (3.38%) T-SQL
9 15 (3.38%) Objective-C
10 14 (3.15%) VB.NET
11 13 (2.93%) Ruby
11 13 (2.93%) Scala
12 11 (2.48%) Perl
13 9 (2.03%) C
14 8 (1.80%) VB
15 4 (0.90%) Golang
15 4 (0.90%) ABAP
15 4 (0.90%) Delphi
15 4 (0.90%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 39 (8.78%) Degree
2 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.23%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.50%) ISO 9001
2 4 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (0.90%) HL7
3 1 (0.23%) QA
System Software
1 3 (0.68%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (0.90%) Puppet
2 1 (0.23%) cPanel
Vendors
1 81 (18.24%) Zend
2 53 (11.94%) Microsoft
3 26 (5.86%) Oracle
4 18 (4.05%) Twitter
5 16 (3.60%) Adobe
6 9 (2.03%) Google
7 4 (0.90%) Appcelerator
7 4 (0.90%) Facebook
7 4 (0.90%) EPiServer
7 4 (0.90%) SAP
8 3 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.45%) DevExpress
9 2 (0.45%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.23%) Pegasus
10 1 (0.23%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.23%) ESRI
10 1 (0.23%) Telerik
10 1 (0.23%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.23%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.23%) Ektron
Southampton, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + ben
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Training and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire (SO14)
Guru Careers
Salary: £25 - 35k
Posted: 8 days ago
Southampton
360 Resourcing
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 9 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, 24 days holiday, overtime
Posted: 14 days ago