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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 53 65 59
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 30 27 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.50% 3.34% 2.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.64% 3.40% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 30 26 21
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £42,500 £40,000
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
824 795 836
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 96.15% 98.39% 97.32%
Number of salaries quoted 734 761 783
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 2 October 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 2 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 52 (67.53%) C#
2 49 (63.64%) .NET
3 42 (54.55%) HTML
4 41 (53.25%) JavaScript
4 41 (53.25%) SQL
4 41 (53.25%) CSS
5 33 (42.86%) SQL Server
6 27 (35.06%) Software Engineering
7 25 (32.47%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (31.17%) ASP.NET
9 23 (29.87%) C++
9 23 (29.87%) Degree
10 21 (27.27%) Windows
11 20 (25.97%) XML
12 18 (23.38%) Java
13 17 (22.08%) VB.NET
14 16 (20.78%) MVC
15 15 (19.48%) Visual Studio
15 15 (19.48%) TDD
16 13 (16.88%) Web Services
17 12 (15.58%) Microsoft
17 12 (15.58%) Continuous Integration
17 12 (15.58%) jQuery
18 11 (14.29%) MySQL
19 10 (12.99%) Oracle
19 10 (12.99%) Computer Science
19 10 (12.99%) WinForms
19 10 (12.99%) Mobile App
20 9 (11.69%) Ajax
20 9 (11.69%) Marketing

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 7 (9.09%) Node.js
2 5 (6.49%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.19%) IIS
4 3 (3.90%) Apache
5 2 (2.60%) CMS
5 2 (2.60%) Kentico
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (2.60%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) MS Office
1 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.39%) DNS
2 2 (2.60%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.60%) Firewall
3 1 (1.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.29%) MySQL
3 7 (9.09%) Big Data
4 5 (6.49%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.49%) RDBMS
4 5 (6.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (6.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 15 (19.48%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.30%) Subversion
2 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.30%) GDB
General
1 9 (11.69%) Marketing
2 6 (7.79%) Finance
3 5 (6.49%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.30%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (63.64%) .NET
2 42 (54.55%) HTML
3 41 (53.25%) CSS
4 24 (31.17%) ASP.NET
5 20 (25.97%) XML
6 13 (16.88%) Web Services
7 12 (15.58%) jQuery
8 10 (12.99%) WinForms
9 9 (11.69%) Ajax
9 9 (11.69%) XHTML
10 8 (10.39%) XSL
10 8 (10.39%) HTML5
10 8 (10.39%) AngularJS
11 7 (9.09%) CSS3
11 7 (9.09%) WPF
12 6 (7.79%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (7.79%) KnockoutJS
13 4 (5.19%) .NET Framework
14 3 (3.90%) Spring
14 3 (3.90%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.99%) Computer Science
1 10 (12.99%) Mobile App
2 6 (7.79%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (6.49%) Mathematics
4 4 (5.19%) Physics
5 1 (1.30%) W3C
5 1 (1.30%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.30%) Blog
5 1 (1.30%) Social Media
5 1 (1.30%) Kindle
5 1 (1.30%) User Experience
5 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (27.27%) Windows
2 3 (3.90%) Linux
3 2 (2.60%) Android
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.30%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.30%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.30%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.30%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (35.06%) Software Engineering
2 25 (32.47%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (20.78%) MVC
4 15 (19.48%) TDD
5 12 (15.58%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (10.39%) Digital Marketing
7 7 (9.09%) Web Development
7 7 (9.09%) BDD
8 6 (7.79%) CQRS
8 6 (7.79%) Web Application Development
8 6 (7.79%) Domain-Driven Design
8 6 (7.79%) Pair Programming
8 6 (7.79%) Mobile Application Development
8 6 (7.79%) Mentoring
9 5 (6.49%) Scrum
9 5 (6.49%) OOD
9 5 (6.49%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (5.19%) Analytics
10 4 (5.19%) Signal Processing
10 4 (5.19%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 52 (67.53%) C#
2 41 (53.25%) JavaScript
2 41 (53.25%) SQL
3 23 (29.87%) C++
4 18 (23.38%) Java
5 17 (22.08%) VB.NET
6 9 (11.69%) PHP
7 5 (6.49%) VB
8 4 (5.19%) MATLAB
8 4 (5.19%) C
9 2 (2.60%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.30%) PHP5
10 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.30%) Python
10 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (29.87%) Degree
2 5 (6.49%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.19%) PhD
3 4 (5.19%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) QA
2 2 (2.60%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 12 (15.58%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.99%) Oracle
3 2 (2.60%) JBoss
3 2 (2.60%) Sage
4 1 (1.30%) Zend
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