The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Southampton region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 30 30 28
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 62 63 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 6.47% 7.64% 8.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.75% 7.83% 8.77%
Number of salaries quoted 60 60 80
Average salary £30,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,900 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
918 805 924
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 95.72% 97.58% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 805 731 869
Average salary £39,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.59% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Software Developer
Hampshire

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 16 April 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 66 (64.08%) C#
2 59 (57.28%) .NET
3 54 (52.43%) SQL Server
4 50 (48.54%) HTML
5 45 (43.69%) SQL
6 44 (42.72%) JavaScript
6 44 (42.72%) CSS
7 35 (33.98%) ASP.NET
7 35 (33.98%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (32.04%) Java
9 30 (29.13%) Degree
10 29 (28.16%) Software Engineering
11 24 (23.30%) Windows
12 21 (20.39%) Linux
12 21 (20.39%) C++
13 18 (17.48%) TDD
13 18 (17.48%) OO
13 18 (17.48%) MVC
13 18 (17.48%) Mobile App
13 18 (17.48%) Relational Database
14 16 (15.53%) jQuery
15 15 (14.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 15 (14.56%) Python
15 15 (14.56%) XML
16 14 (13.59%) Perl
16 14 (13.59%) UNIX
17 13 (12.62%) PostgreSQL
17 13 (12.62%) BDD
18 11 (10.68%) Mobile Application Development
18 11 (10.68%) .NET Framework

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 9 (8.74%) IIS
2 4 (3.88%) Node.js
3 3 (2.91%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.94%) Oracle Spatial
5 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.97%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.85%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.88%) DNS
3 1 (0.97%) Firewall
3 1 (0.97%) Internet
3 1 (0.97%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (52.43%) SQL Server
2 18 (17.48%) Relational Database
3 13 (12.62%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (9.71%) MySQL
5 8 (7.77%) NoSQL
6 5 (4.85%) Big Data
7 3 (2.91%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.85%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.88%) NUnit
2 4 (3.88%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.88%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (4.85%) Finance
2 4 (3.88%) Marketing
3 3 (2.91%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (57.28%) .NET
2 50 (48.54%) HTML
3 44 (42.72%) CSS
4 35 (33.98%) ASP.NET
5 16 (15.53%) jQuery
6 15 (14.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 15 (14.56%) XML
7 11 (10.68%) .NET Framework
8 10 (9.71%) HTML5
9 7 (6.80%) LINQ
10 6 (5.83%) Ajax
10 6 (5.83%) J2EE
11 5 (4.85%) Web Services
11 5 (4.85%) WPF
12 4 (3.88%) Ext JS
12 4 (3.88%) Django
12 4 (3.88%) XSL
12 4 (3.88%) XHTML
12 4 (3.88%) CSS3
12 4 (3.88%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.48%) Mobile App
2 9 (8.74%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.83%) Open Source
4 5 (4.85%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.91%) GIS
5 3 (2.91%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.97%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.97%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 24 (23.30%) Windows
2 21 (20.39%) Linux
3 14 (13.59%) UNIX
4 10 (9.71%) Android
5 3 (2.91%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.91%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.97%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (33.98%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (28.16%) Software Engineering
3 18 (17.48%) TDD
3 18 (17.48%) OO
3 18 (17.48%) MVC
4 13 (12.62%) BDD
5 11 (10.68%) Mobile Application Development
6 10 (9.71%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (8.74%) OOP
7 9 (8.74%) Time Management
8 7 (6.80%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 6 (5.83%) Web Development
9 6 (5.83%) OOD
9 6 (5.83%) Scrum
9 6 (5.83%) Android Development
10 5 (4.85%) Domain-Driven Design
10 5 (4.85%) CQRS
10 5 (4.85%) Web Application Development
10 5 (4.85%) Pair Programming
11 4 (3.88%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 66 (64.08%) C#
2 45 (43.69%) SQL
3 44 (42.72%) JavaScript
4 33 (32.04%) Java
5 21 (20.39%) C++
6 15 (14.56%) Python
7 14 (13.59%) Perl
8 10 (9.71%) C
8 10 (9.71%) VB.NET
9 8 (7.77%) VB
10 7 (6.80%) PHP
11 3 (2.91%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.91%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.94%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (29.13%) Degree
2 4 (3.88%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.94%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.97%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.80%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.97%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 10 (9.71%) Oracle
2 9 (8.74%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.88%) Apple
4 3 (2.91%) JBoss
5 2 (1.94%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.97%) Cisco
6 1 (0.97%) Zend
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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DP Connect
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 23 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 27 days ago