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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 40 49 53
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 39 37 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 5.65% 4.37% 5.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.88% 4.61% 5.12%
Number of salaries quoted 38 34 43
Average salary £43,750 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.83% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £27,500 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £35,000 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
663 803 859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 96.09% 94.92% 97.61%
Number of salaries quoted 581 711 820
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,525 £21,500 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 73 (81.11%) C#
2 68 (75.56%) .NET
3 57 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (62.22%) ASP.NET
5 44 (48.89%) HTML
6 43 (47.78%) SQL Server
7 40 (44.44%) JavaScript
8 33 (36.67%) CSS
9 32 (35.56%) MVC
10 30 (33.33%) Visual Studio
11 29 (32.22%) Software Engineering
11 29 (32.22%) ASP.NET MVC
12 25 (27.78%) Git (software)
13 24 (26.67%) SQL
14 22 (24.44%) Team Foundation Server
15 21 (23.33%) .NET Framework
15 21 (23.33%) Degree
16 20 (22.22%) RESTful
17 19 (21.11%) NUnit
17 19 (21.11%) Microsoft
18 16 (17.78%) OO
18 16 (17.78%) Windows
19 15 (16.67%) Python
19 15 (16.67%) Computer Science
19 15 (16.67%) jQuery
19 15 (16.67%) Network Security
20 14 (15.56%) Moq
20 14 (15.56%) OOD
21 13 (14.44%) HTML5
21 13 (14.44%) WCF

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 1 (1.11%) CMS
1 1 (1.11%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (1.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.67%) Network Security
2 6 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.11%) LAN
3 1 (1.11%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (47.78%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.22%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 8 (8.89%) MySQL
5 5 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 30 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 25 (27.78%) Git (software)
3 22 (24.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (21.11%) NUnit
5 14 (15.56%) Moq
6 6 (6.67%) TeamCity
7 3 (3.33%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.22%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.11%) GDB
General
1 1 (1.11%) Finance
1 1 (1.11%) Games
1 1 (1.11%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (75.56%) .NET
2 56 (62.22%) ASP.NET
3 44 (48.89%) HTML
4 33 (36.67%) CSS
5 29 (32.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 21 (23.33%) .NET Framework
7 20 (22.22%) RESTful
8 15 (16.67%) jQuery
9 13 (14.44%) WCF
9 13 (14.44%) HTML5
10 11 (12.22%) Entity Framework
10 11 (12.22%) Classic ASP
10 11 (12.22%) XML
11 10 (11.11%) SOAP
12 7 (7.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 6 (6.67%) ASP.NET 2.0
14 5 (5.56%) LINQ
14 5 (5.56%) Django
14 5 (5.56%) REST
14 5 (5.56%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 10 (11.11%) RIA
3 4 (4.44%) Life Science
3 4 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.22%) Kindle
6 1 (1.11%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.78%) Windows
2 9 (10.00%) Linux
3 3 (3.33%) UNIX
4 2 (2.22%) Android
4 2 (2.22%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.11%) FreeBSD
5 1 (1.11%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (35.56%) MVC
3 29 (32.22%) Software Engineering
4 16 (17.78%) OO
5 14 (15.56%) OOD
6 12 (13.33%) SDLC
7 11 (12.22%) Product Management
8 10 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (11.11%) Scrum
8 10 (11.11%) Automated Testing
9 8 (8.89%) TDD
9 8 (8.89%) Manual Testing
10 7 (7.78%) Unit Testing
11 6 (6.67%) PRINCE2
11 6 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (5.56%) Refactoring
12 5 (5.56%) Multithreading
12 5 (5.56%) Web Application Development
13 4 (4.44%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 73 (81.11%) C#
2 40 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 24 (26.67%) SQL
4 15 (16.67%) Python
5 11 (12.22%) VB
6 10 (11.11%) C++
6 10 (11.11%) Java
7 9 (10.00%) VB.NET
8 7 (7.78%) Perl
9 6 (6.67%) Go
10 5 (5.56%) VB6
11 4 (4.44%) Ruby
12 3 (3.33%) PHP
12 3 (3.33%) T-SQL
13 2 (2.22%) C
14 1 (1.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (23.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (21.11%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.67%) Google
3 4 (4.44%) Oracle
4 1 (1.11%) Zend
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