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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 56 32 36
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 41 50 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 4.23% 5.67% 6.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.41% 5.94% 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 35 50 43
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -16.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
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
929 842 729
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 95.87% 95.46% 98.12%
Number of salaries quoted 746 740 675
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 5 March 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 5 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 61 (81.33%) C#
2 56 (74.67%) .NET
3 52 (69.33%) SQL Server
4 38 (50.67%) SQL
5 35 (46.67%) ASP.NET
6 34 (45.33%) HTML
6 34 (45.33%) JavaScript
7 33 (44.00%) CSS
8 30 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (40.00%) Software Engineering
9 22 (29.33%) Windows
10 21 (28.00%) MVC
10 21 (28.00%) .NET Framework
11 20 (26.67%) Microsoft
12 18 (24.00%) TDD
13 15 (20.00%) OO
14 13 (17.33%) Python
14 13 (17.33%) Visual Studio
14 13 (17.33%) PHP
15 12 (16.00%) PostgreSQL
15 12 (16.00%) Linux
15 12 (16.00%) Web Services
16 11 (14.67%) XML
16 11 (14.67%) C++
16 11 (14.67%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (14.67%) ASP.NET MVC
17 10 (13.33%) WCF
17 10 (13.33%) Refactoring
17 10 (13.33%) T-SQL
17 10 (13.33%) OOD

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (2.67%) MS Office
2 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) SaaS
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.33%) TCP/IP
2 6 (8.00%) LAN
3 5 (6.67%) Network Security
4 3 (4.00%) CTI
4 3 (4.00%) DNS
5 1 (1.33%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (69.33%) SQL Server
2 12 (16.00%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (12.00%) MySQL
4 8 (10.67%) Big Data
5 5 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (17.33%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.67%) Moq
3 4 (5.33%) NUnit
4 3 (4.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (4.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.67%) RSpec
5 2 (2.67%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.33%) Subversion
6 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.33%) GDB
General
1 6 (8.00%) Games
2 3 (4.00%) Aerospace
2 3 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (1.33%) Back Office
3 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (74.67%) .NET
2 35 (46.67%) ASP.NET
3 34 (45.33%) HTML
4 33 (44.00%) CSS
5 21 (28.00%) .NET Framework
6 12 (16.00%) Web Services
7 11 (14.67%) XML
7 11 (14.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (13.33%) WCF
9 9 (12.00%) WPF
10 8 (10.67%) AngularJS
10 8 (10.67%) KnockoutJS
10 8 (10.67%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (10.67%) LINQ
11 7 (9.33%) LAMP
11 7 (9.33%) HTML5
11 7 (9.33%) CSS3
12 6 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 6 (8.00%) SOAP
13 5 (6.67%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.33%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.33%) Life Science
3 1 (1.33%) EPoS
3 1 (1.33%) Graphic Design
3 1 (1.33%) Open Source
3 1 (1.33%) Kindle
3 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (29.33%) Windows
2 12 (16.00%) Linux
3 9 (12.00%) Windows 8
4 6 (8.00%) FreeBSD
5 3 (4.00%) UNIX
6 2 (2.67%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.33%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.33%) Debian
7 1 (1.33%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 30 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 21 (28.00%) MVC
3 18 (24.00%) TDD
4 15 (20.00%) OO
5 11 (14.67%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (13.33%) Refactoring
6 10 (13.33%) OOD
7 8 (10.67%) OOP
8 7 (9.33%) Scrum
9 5 (6.67%) Unit Testing
9 5 (6.67%) Multithreading
10 4 (5.33%) Software Architecture
11 3 (4.00%) Automated Testing
11 3 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
11 3 (4.00%) BDD
11 3 (4.00%) Web Application Development
12 2 (2.67%) Customer Engagement
12 2 (2.67%) Pair Programming
12 2 (2.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (81.33%) C#
2 38 (50.67%) SQL
3 34 (45.33%) JavaScript
4 13 (17.33%) Python
4 13 (17.33%) PHP
5 11 (14.67%) C++
6 10 (13.33%) T-SQL
7 7 (9.33%) Java
8 6 (8.00%) Golang
8 6 (8.00%) Ruby
9 5 (6.67%) VB.NET
10 4 (5.33%) C
10 4 (5.33%) Delphi
11 3 (4.00%) Perl
11 3 (4.00%) VB
12 2 (2.67%) PHP5
12 2 (2.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (9.33%) Degree
2 2 (2.67%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.33%) HL7
Systems Management
1 6 (8.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.00%) Google
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle
4 1 (1.33%) Telerik
4 1 (1.33%) Zend
4 1 (1.33%) Xamarin
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