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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 39 25 29
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 49 54 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 5.17% 5.98% 7.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.41% 6.25% 7.39%
Number of salaries quoted 41 52 54
Average salary £33,000 £33,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.49% -16.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
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
906 864 785
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 95.67% 95.68% 97.88%
Number of salaries quoted 698 762 713
Average salary £39,000 £39,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.26% +2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 March 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 72 (82.76%) C#
2 65 (74.71%) .NET
3 55 (63.22%) SQL Server
4 43 (49.43%) ASP.NET
4 43 (49.43%) SQL
4 43 (49.43%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (42.53%) Software Engineering
5 37 (42.53%) JavaScript
6 36 (41.38%) HTML
7 34 (39.08%) CSS
8 24 (27.59%) Windows
8 24 (27.59%) .NET Framework
9 22 (25.29%) OO
10 21 (24.14%) TDD
11 20 (22.99%) Microsoft
12 18 (20.69%) MVC
12 18 (20.69%) Python
13 16 (18.39%) OOD
14 15 (17.24%) Linux
15 14 (16.09%) Visual Studio
16 13 (14.94%) Java
16 13 (14.94%) PHP
16 13 (14.94%) PostgreSQL
16 13 (14.94%) Scrum
16 13 (14.94%) Refactoring
16 13 (14.94%) Continuous Integration
17 12 (13.79%) ISO 9001
17 12 (13.79%) Web Services
17 12 (13.79%) XML
18 10 (11.49%) C++

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 5 (5.75%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (2.30%) MS Office
1 2 (2.30%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) SaaS
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.20%) TCP/IP
2 6 (6.90%) LAN
3 5 (5.75%) Network Security
4 3 (3.45%) DNS
4 3 (3.45%) CTI
5 2 (2.30%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (63.22%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.94%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (10.34%) MySQL
4 8 (9.20%) Big Data
5 5 (5.75%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (16.09%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.75%) NUnit
2 5 (5.75%) Moq
2 5 (5.75%) Cucumber
2 5 (5.75%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.30%) GDB
3 2 (2.30%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.30%) RSpec
General
1 6 (6.90%) Games
2 3 (3.45%) Marketing
3 1 (1.15%) Back Office
3 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (74.71%) .NET
2 43 (49.43%) ASP.NET
3 36 (41.38%) HTML
4 34 (39.08%) CSS
5 24 (27.59%) .NET Framework
6 12 (13.79%) Web Services
6 12 (13.79%) XML
7 10 (11.49%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (10.34%) WCF
8 9 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 8 (9.20%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (9.20%) WPF
9 8 (9.20%) LINQ
9 8 (9.20%) KnockoutJS
9 8 (9.20%) AngularJS
9 8 (9.20%) SOAP
10 7 (8.05%) HTML5
10 7 (8.05%) CSS3
11 6 (6.90%) LAMP
12 5 (5.75%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.05%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.75%) Life Science
2 5 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.60%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.45%) Open Source
4 3 (3.45%) Kindle
5 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.15%) User Experience
6 1 (1.15%) EPoS
6 1 (1.15%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 24 (27.59%) Windows
2 15 (17.24%) Linux
3 8 (9.20%) Windows 8
4 6 (6.90%) FreeBSD
5 5 (5.75%) UNIX
6 2 (2.30%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.30%) Debian
7 1 (1.15%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.15%) Android
7 1 (1.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (49.43%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (42.53%) Software Engineering
3 22 (25.29%) OO
4 21 (24.14%) TDD
5 18 (20.69%) MVC
6 16 (18.39%) OOD
7 13 (14.94%) Scrum
7 13 (14.94%) Refactoring
7 13 (14.94%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (9.20%) OOP
9 6 (6.90%) Unit Testing
10 5 (5.75%) Multithreading
10 5 (5.75%) Software Architecture
10 5 (5.75%) BDD
10 5 (5.75%) Automated Testing
11 4 (4.60%) Coaching
11 4 (4.60%) PRINCE2
12 3 (3.45%) Digital Marketing
13 2 (2.30%) Test Scripting
13 2 (2.30%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (82.76%) C#
2 43 (49.43%) SQL
3 37 (42.53%) JavaScript
4 18 (20.69%) Python
5 13 (14.94%) PHP
5 13 (14.94%) Java
6 10 (11.49%) C++
7 9 (10.34%) Ruby
7 9 (10.34%) T-SQL
8 8 (9.20%) VB.NET
9 6 (6.90%) Golang
9 6 (6.90%) VB
9 6 (6.90%) C
9 6 (6.90%) Perl
10 4 (4.60%) Delphi
11 2 (2.30%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.15%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 10 (11.49%) Degree
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.79%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.30%) QA
3 1 (1.15%) HL7
3 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 6 (6.90%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (22.99%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.90%) Google
3 3 (3.45%) Oracle
4 1 (1.15%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.15%) Telerik
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