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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 46 47 57
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 38 42 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 4.72% 4.79% 2.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.92% 4.91% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 32 41 21
Average salary £38,750 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.23% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
772 856 778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 95.90% 97.72% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 658 743 727
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 £23,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,000
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 24 December 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (83.82%) C#
2 52 (76.47%) .NET
3 44 (64.71%) SQL Server
4 39 (57.35%) SQL
5 36 (52.94%) Software Engineering
6 32 (47.06%) HTML
6 32 (47.06%) JavaScript
7 31 (45.59%) CSS
8 29 (42.65%) ASP.NET
9 22 (32.35%) Windows
10 19 (27.94%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (25.00%) C++
11 17 (25.00%) MVC
12 16 (23.53%) XML
13 15 (22.06%) Visual Studio
13 15 (22.06%) .NET Framework
14 14 (20.59%) Microsoft
15 13 (19.12%) PHP
15 13 (19.12%) VB.NET
15 13 (19.12%) Web Services
16 12 (17.65%) TDD
17 11 (16.18%) Java
17 11 (16.18%) WinForms
17 11 (16.18%) jQuery
17 11 (16.18%) ASP.NET MVC
18 10 (14.71%) MySQL
18 10 (14.71%) OO
19 9 (13.24%) XHTML
19 9 (13.24%) Degree
20 8 (11.76%) T-SQL

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (7.35%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.47%) CMS
2 1 (1.47%) Kentico
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MS Office
2 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) SaaS
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.76%) DNS
2 3 (4.41%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.94%) LAN
4 1 (1.47%) CTI
4 1 (1.47%) Firewall
4 1 (1.47%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (64.71%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.71%) MySQL
3 8 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (7.35%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (7.35%) Big Data
5 4 (5.88%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (5.88%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (22.06%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.94%) NUnit
2 2 (2.94%) RSpec
2 2 (2.94%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.94%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.47%) GDB
3 1 (1.47%) Moq
3 1 (1.47%) Subversion
3 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (11.76%) Marketing
2 4 (5.88%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.94%) Games
4 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.47%) Back Office
4 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (76.47%) .NET
2 32 (47.06%) HTML
3 31 (45.59%) CSS
4 29 (42.65%) ASP.NET
5 16 (23.53%) XML
6 15 (22.06%) .NET Framework
7 13 (19.12%) Web Services
8 11 (16.18%) WinForms
8 11 (16.18%) jQuery
8 11 (16.18%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (13.24%) XHTML
10 8 (11.76%) XSL
11 7 (10.29%) WPF
11 7 (10.29%) AngularJS
12 6 (8.82%) KnockoutJS
12 6 (8.82%) WCF
12 6 (8.82%) ASP.NET Web API
13 5 (7.35%) RabbitMQ
13 5 (7.35%) Ajax
14 4 (5.88%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) Computer Science
1 5 (7.35%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.94%) Life Science
2 2 (2.94%) Mathematics
2 2 (2.94%) Physics
2 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.47%) EPoS
3 1 (1.47%) Graphic Design
3 1 (1.47%) Kindle
3 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (32.35%) Windows
2 7 (10.29%) Linux
2 7 (10.29%) Windows 8
3 2 (2.94%) UNIX
3 2 (2.94%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.94%) FreeBSD
4 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.47%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (52.94%) Software Engineering
2 19 (27.94%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (25.00%) MVC
4 12 (17.65%) TDD
5 10 (14.71%) OO
6 8 (11.76%) OOP
6 8 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
7 7 (10.29%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (7.35%) Refactoring
9 4 (5.88%) Web Application Development
10 3 (4.41%) Mobile Application Development
10 3 (4.41%) Unit Testing
10 3 (4.41%) Scrum
11 2 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (2.94%) Pair Programming
11 2 (2.94%) Automated Testing
11 2 (2.94%) Analytics
11 2 (2.94%) BDD
11 2 (2.94%) Signal Processing
11 2 (2.94%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 57 (83.82%) C#
2 39 (57.35%) SQL
3 32 (47.06%) JavaScript
4 17 (25.00%) C++
5 13 (19.12%) PHP
5 13 (19.12%) VB.NET
6 11 (16.18%) Java
7 8 (11.76%) T-SQL
8 7 (10.29%) Python
9 4 (5.88%) Ruby
9 4 (5.88%) Delphi
10 3 (4.41%) C
11 2 (2.94%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.94%) Perl
11 2 (2.94%) PHP5
11 2 (2.94%) MATLAB
11 2 (2.94%) Objective-C
11 2 (2.94%) VB
11 2 (2.94%) Golang
12 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (13.24%) Degree
2 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.94%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.76%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.47%) HL7
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (20.59%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.94%) Google
2 2 (2.94%) Oracle
3 1 (1.47%) Zend
3 1 (1.47%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.47%) Telerik
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