The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 55 57 63
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 32 31 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.76% 3.78% 3.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.92% 3.87% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 32 30 25
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,100 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Software 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
817 802 820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 96.12% 97.69% 97.27%
Number of salaries quoted 730 771 774
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Southampton region.

Software Developer Salary Trend in Southampton

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 57 (68.67%) C#
2 54 (65.06%) .NET
3 47 (56.63%) HTML
4 46 (55.42%) CSS
5 44 (53.01%) JavaScript
5 44 (53.01%) SQL
6 34 (40.96%) SQL Server
7 28 (33.73%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (33.73%) Software Engineering
8 26 (31.33%) Windows
9 24 (28.92%) ASP.NET
9 24 (28.92%) C++
9 24 (28.92%) Degree
10 20 (24.10%) MVC
11 19 (22.89%) XML
12 18 (21.69%) Java
12 18 (21.69%) TDD
13 17 (20.48%) VB.NET
14 15 (18.07%) Visual Studio
15 14 (16.87%) Microsoft
16 13 (15.66%) Continuous Integration
17 12 (14.46%) jQuery
17 12 (14.46%) Web Services
17 12 (14.46%) HTML5
18 11 (13.25%) MySQL
19 10 (12.05%) Oracle
19 10 (12.05%) Computer Science
19 10 (12.05%) WinForms
19 10 (12.05%) AngularJS
19 10 (12.05%) Mobile App

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (10.84%) Node.js
2 6 (7.23%) IIS
3 5 (6.02%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.61%) Apache
5 2 (2.41%) CMS
5 2 (2.41%) Kentico
5 2 (2.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (2.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.64%) DNS
2 2 (2.41%) Firewall
2 2 (2.41%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.20%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (40.96%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.25%) MySQL
3 8 (9.64%) Big Data
4 5 (6.02%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.02%) RDBMS
4 5 (6.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (6.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (18.07%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.20%) Subversion
2 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.20%) GDB
General
1 9 (10.84%) Marketing
2 8 (9.64%) Finance
3 5 (6.02%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.20%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (65.06%) .NET
2 47 (56.63%) HTML
3 46 (55.42%) CSS
4 24 (28.92%) ASP.NET
5 19 (22.89%) XML
6 12 (14.46%) jQuery
6 12 (14.46%) HTML5
6 12 (14.46%) Web Services
7 10 (12.05%) AngularJS
7 10 (12.05%) WinForms
8 9 (10.84%) Ajax
8 9 (10.84%) XHTML
8 9 (10.84%) CSS3
8 9 (10.84%) WPF
9 8 (9.64%) KnockoutJS
9 8 (9.64%) XSL
10 5 (6.02%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (4.82%) LINQ
12 3 (3.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 3 (3.61%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.05%) Computer Science
1 10 (12.05%) Mobile App
2 8 (9.64%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (6.02%) Mathematics
4 4 (4.82%) Physics
5 1 (1.20%) W3C
5 1 (1.20%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.20%) Blog
5 1 (1.20%) Social Media
5 1 (1.20%) Kindle
5 1 (1.20%) User Experience
5 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 26 (31.33%) Windows
2 5 (6.02%) Android
3 4 (4.82%) Linux
4 1 (1.20%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.20%) UNIX
4 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.20%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.20%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.20%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (33.73%) Agile Software Development
1 28 (33.73%) Software Engineering
2 20 (24.10%) MVC
3 18 (21.69%) TDD
4 13 (15.66%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (10.84%) Web Development
5 9 (10.84%) BDD
6 8 (9.64%) CQRS
6 8 (9.64%) Domain-Driven Design
6 8 (9.64%) Digital Marketing
6 8 (9.64%) Pair Programming
7 6 (7.23%) Time Management
7 6 (7.23%) Web Application Development
7 6 (7.23%) Mobile Application Development
8 5 (6.02%) Mentoring
8 5 (6.02%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (6.02%) Scrum
8 5 (6.02%) OOD
9 4 (4.82%) OOP
9 4 (4.82%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 57 (68.67%) C#
2 44 (53.01%) JavaScript
2 44 (53.01%) SQL
3 24 (28.92%) C++
4 18 (21.69%) Java
5 17 (20.48%) VB.NET
6 9 (10.84%) PHP
7 6 (7.23%) VB
8 4 (4.82%) MATLAB
9 3 (3.61%) C
10 2 (2.41%) Objective-C
10 2 (2.41%) Python
11 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.20%) PHP5
11 1 (1.20%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.20%) Perl
Qualifications
1 24 (28.92%) Degree
2 6 (7.23%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.82%) PhD
3 4 (4.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.82%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 14 (16.87%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.05%) Oracle
3 2 (2.41%) JBoss
3 2 (2.41%) Sage
4 1 (1.20%) Zend
4 1 (1.20%) Cisco
4 1 (1.20%) Apple
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