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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 49 47 63
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 33 39 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 4.26% 4.65% 2.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.46% 4.74% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 27 38 19
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
740 822 804
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 95.48% 97.97% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 640 733 749
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

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 27 November 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 53 (75.71%) C#
2 51 (72.86%) .NET
3 42 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 38 (54.29%) SQL
5 36 (51.43%) HTML
5 36 (51.43%) JavaScript
6 35 (50.00%) CSS
7 32 (45.71%) Software Engineering
8 26 (37.14%) ASP.NET
9 22 (31.43%) C++
10 21 (30.00%) Windows
11 19 (27.14%) XML
11 19 (27.14%) Visual Studio
12 18 (25.71%) Java
13 15 (21.43%) Microsoft
13 15 (21.43%) Web Services
13 15 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (21.43%) Degree
14 14 (20.00%) VB.NET
15 13 (18.57%) MySQL
15 13 (18.57%) PHP
15 13 (18.57%) .NET Framework
15 13 (18.57%) MVC
16 12 (17.14%) jQuery
17 11 (15.71%) WinForms
18 10 (14.29%) TDD
19 9 (12.86%) Ajax
19 9 (12.86%) XHTML
19 9 (12.86%) ASP.NET MVC
20 8 (11.43%) Mobile App

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 4 (5.71%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (4.29%) Apache
2 3 (4.29%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.86%) CMS
3 2 (2.86%) Kentico
3 2 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) MS Office
1 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.43%) DNS
2 3 (4.29%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.86%) LAN
4 1 (1.43%) CTI
4 1 (1.43%) Firewall
4 1 (1.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (18.57%) MySQL
3 7 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (7.14%) Big Data
5 4 (5.71%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.71%) RDBMS
5 4 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (5.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (5.71%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 19 (27.14%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.86%) NUnit
3 1 (1.43%) Subversion
3 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.43%) Moq
3 1 (1.43%) GDB
General
1 8 (11.43%) Marketing
2 4 (5.71%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.86%) Games
4 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.43%) Back Office
4 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.43%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (72.86%) .NET
2 36 (51.43%) HTML
3 35 (50.00%) CSS
4 26 (37.14%) ASP.NET
5 19 (27.14%) XML
6 15 (21.43%) Web Services
7 13 (18.57%) .NET Framework
8 12 (17.14%) jQuery
9 11 (15.71%) WinForms
10 9 (12.86%) XHTML
10 9 (12.86%) Ajax
10 9 (12.86%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (11.43%) XSL
12 6 (8.57%) WCF
12 6 (8.57%) WPF
13 5 (7.14%) SOAP
13 5 (7.14%) AngularJS
14 4 (5.71%) KnockoutJS
14 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web API
14 4 (5.71%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) Mobile App
2 5 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.71%) Mathematics
3 4 (5.71%) Physics
4 2 (2.86%) Life Science
4 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.43%) User Experience
5 1 (1.43%) Kindle
5 1 (1.43%) EPoS
5 1 (1.43%) W3C
5 1 (1.43%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.43%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 21 (30.00%) Windows
2 5 (7.14%) Linux
2 5 (7.14%) Windows 8
3 2 (2.86%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.86%) FreeBSD
4 1 (1.43%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.43%) Android
4 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (45.71%) Software Engineering
2 15 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (18.57%) MVC
4 10 (14.29%) TDD
5 8 (11.43%) OO
5 8 (11.43%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (8.57%) Mobile Application Development
7 5 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (7.14%) OOP
8 4 (5.71%) Refactoring
8 4 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (5.71%) Signal Processing
8 4 (5.71%) Web Application Development
8 4 (5.71%) Analytics
9 3 (4.29%) Unit Testing
10 2 (2.86%) Software Architecture
11 1 (1.43%) MVVM
11 1 (1.43%) Multithreading
11 1 (1.43%) Domain-Driven Design
11 1 (1.43%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 53 (75.71%) C#
2 38 (54.29%) SQL
3 36 (51.43%) JavaScript
4 22 (31.43%) C++
5 18 (25.71%) Java
6 14 (20.00%) VB.NET
7 13 (18.57%) PHP
8 6 (8.57%) T-SQL
9 5 (7.14%) Python
10 4 (5.71%) MATLAB
10 4 (5.71%) VB
10 4 (5.71%) Delphi
11 3 (4.29%) C
12 2 (2.86%) Perl
12 2 (2.86%) Objective-C
12 2 (2.86%) Ruby
12 2 (2.86%) PHP5
12 2 (2.86%) Golang
13 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (21.43%) Degree
2 4 (5.71%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.71%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.57%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.43%) HL7
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.29%) Oracle
3 2 (2.86%) Google
4 1 (1.43%) Zend
4 1 (1.43%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.43%) Sage
4 1 (1.43%) Telerik
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