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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 48 56 69
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 27 30 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.47% 3.84% 2.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.59% 3.93% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 24 29 18
Average salary £31,750 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £28,000 £23,050
10% offered a salary of more than £44,950 £45,000 £40,750
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
753 764 832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 96.91% 97.82% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 667 727 769
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
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 22 October 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 50 (69.44%) C#
2 46 (63.89%) .NET
3 38 (52.78%) SQL
4 36 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 35 (48.61%) HTML
5 35 (48.61%) JavaScript
6 34 (47.22%) CSS
7 27 (37.50%) Software Engineering
8 23 (31.94%) ASP.NET
9 21 (29.17%) C++
10 20 (27.78%) XML
10 20 (27.78%) Degree
10 20 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (26.39%) Windows
11 19 (26.39%) Visual Studio
12 17 (23.61%) Java
13 16 (22.22%) VB.NET
14 14 (19.44%) Web Services
15 13 (18.06%) Microsoft
16 12 (16.67%) MySQL
17 11 (15.28%) jQuery
17 11 (15.28%) WinForms
17 11 (15.28%) MVC
17 11 (15.28%) TDD
18 10 (13.89%) PHP
18 10 (13.89%) Mobile App
19 9 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
19 9 (12.50%) Oracle
19 9 (12.50%) XHTML
19 9 (12.50%) Marketing

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 5 (6.94%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.56%) Node.js
3 3 (4.17%) IIS
3 3 (4.17%) Apache
4 2 (2.78%) JBoss
4 2 (2.78%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.78%) CMS
4 2 (2.78%) Kentico
4 2 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.39%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.11%) DNS
2 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.39%) Network Security
3 1 (1.39%) Firewall
3 1 (1.39%) LAN
3 1 (1.39%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (16.67%) MySQL
3 6 (8.33%) Big Data
4 5 (6.94%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.94%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (6.94%) RDBMS
5 4 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 19 (26.39%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.39%) Moq
2 1 (1.39%) GDB
2 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.39%) NUnit
2 1 (1.39%) Subversion
General
1 9 (12.50%) Marketing
2 4 (5.56%) Finance
2 4 (5.56%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.39%) Games
3 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.39%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (63.89%) .NET
2 35 (48.61%) HTML
3 34 (47.22%) CSS
4 23 (31.94%) ASP.NET
5 20 (27.78%) XML
6 14 (19.44%) Web Services
7 11 (15.28%) jQuery
7 11 (15.28%) WinForms
8 9 (12.50%) XHTML
9 8 (11.11%) Ajax
9 8 (11.11%) XSL
10 5 (6.94%) CSS3
10 5 (6.94%) AngularJS
10 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (6.94%) HTML5
10 5 (6.94%) WCF
10 5 (6.94%) WPF
10 5 (6.94%) .NET Framework
11 4 (5.56%) SOAP
11 4 (5.56%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.89%) Mobile App
2 8 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.56%) Mathematics
3 4 (5.56%) Physics
3 4 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.39%) Kindle
5 1 (1.39%) Social Media
5 1 (1.39%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.39%) Blog
5 1 (1.39%) Life Science
5 1 (1.39%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 19 (26.39%) Windows
2 3 (4.17%) Linux
3 1 (1.39%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.39%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.39%) Android
3 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.39%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.39%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 20 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (15.28%) MVC
3 11 (15.28%) TDD
4 9 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
6 7 (9.72%) OO
7 5 (6.94%) Mobile Application Development
7 5 (6.94%) Mentoring
7 5 (6.94%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (6.94%) OOP
7 5 (6.94%) OOD
8 4 (5.56%) Scrum
8 4 (5.56%) Pair Programming
8 4 (5.56%) BDD
8 4 (5.56%) Signal Processing
8 4 (5.56%) Domain-Driven Design
8 4 (5.56%) Analytics
8 4 (5.56%) CQRS
8 4 (5.56%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 50 (69.44%) C#
2 38 (52.78%) SQL
3 35 (48.61%) JavaScript
4 21 (29.17%) C++
5 17 (23.61%) Java
6 16 (22.22%) VB.NET
7 10 (13.89%) PHP
8 4 (5.56%) MATLAB
8 4 (5.56%) VB
9 3 (4.17%) C
9 3 (4.17%) Delphi
10 2 (2.78%) Python
10 2 (2.78%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.39%) Golang
11 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.39%) PHP5
11 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.39%) Perl
11 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (27.78%) Degree
2 5 (6.94%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.56%) PhD
3 4 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) QA
2 2 (2.78%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (18.06%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (2.78%) Sage
4 1 (1.39%) Zend
4 1 (1.39%) Google
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