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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 49 48 62
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 37 44 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 4.32% 4.98% 3.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.54% 5.10% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 34 43 28
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £39,500 £42,500
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
815 863 841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 95.10% 97.62% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 723 823 793
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 63 (70.79%) C#
2 60 (67.42%) .NET
3 51 (57.30%) HTML
4 50 (56.18%) CSS
5 49 (55.06%) SQL
6 45 (50.56%) JavaScript
7 39 (43.82%) SQL Server
8 29 (32.58%) Windows
8 29 (32.58%) Software Engineering
9 27 (30.34%) Degree
9 27 (30.34%) ASP.NET
10 24 (26.97%) C++
11 21 (23.60%) MVC
12 19 (21.35%) XML
13 18 (20.22%) VB.NET
13 18 (20.22%) Java
13 18 (20.22%) TDD
14 17 (19.10%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (16.85%) Visual Studio
15 15 (16.85%) HTML5
16 14 (15.73%) Mobile App
16 14 (15.73%) Microsoft
17 13 (14.61%) Continuous Integration
18 12 (13.48%) jQuery
18 12 (13.48%) Web Services
19 11 (12.36%) MySQL
19 11 (12.36%) Computer Science
20 10 (11.24%) WinForms
20 10 (11.24%) Oracle
20 10 (11.24%) AngularJS

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (10.11%) IIS
1 9 (10.11%) Node.js
2 5 (5.62%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.37%) Apache
4 2 (2.25%) CMS
4 2 (2.25%) Kentico
4 2 (2.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.12%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.99%) DNS
2 2 (2.25%) Firewall
2 2 (2.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.12%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.12%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (43.82%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.36%) MySQL
3 9 (10.11%) Big Data
4 7 (7.87%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.62%) RDBMS
6 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (16.85%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.12%) GDB
General
1 9 (10.11%) Finance
1 9 (10.11%) Marketing
2 4 (4.49%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.12%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (67.42%) .NET
2 51 (57.30%) HTML
3 50 (56.18%) CSS
4 27 (30.34%) ASP.NET
5 19 (21.35%) XML
6 15 (16.85%) HTML5
7 12 (13.48%) jQuery
7 12 (13.48%) Web Services
8 10 (11.24%) AngularJS
8 10 (11.24%) WinForms
9 9 (10.11%) WPF
9 9 (10.11%) CSS3
10 8 (8.99%) KnockoutJS
10 8 (8.99%) Ajax
10 8 (8.99%) XSL
10 8 (8.99%) XHTML
11 7 (7.87%) LINQ
12 5 (5.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 3 (3.37%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (3.37%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.73%) Mobile App
2 11 (12.36%) Computer Science
3 9 (10.11%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (5.62%) Mathematics
5 4 (4.49%) Physics
6 1 (1.12%) W3C
6 1 (1.12%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.12%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.12%) Blog
6 1 (1.12%) Social Media
6 1 (1.12%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 29 (32.58%) Windows
2 8 (8.99%) Android
3 3 (3.37%) Linux
4 1 (1.12%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.12%) UNIX
4 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.12%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (32.58%) Software Engineering
2 21 (23.60%) MVC
3 18 (20.22%) TDD
4 17 (19.10%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (14.61%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (10.11%) Time Management
6 9 (10.11%) Domain-Driven Design
6 9 (10.11%) BDD
6 9 (10.11%) Web Development
6 9 (10.11%) CQRS
6 9 (10.11%) Pair Programming
7 8 (8.99%) Mobile Application Development
7 8 (8.99%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (6.74%) Android Development
9 5 (5.62%) Web Application Development
9 5 (5.62%) Automated Testing
9 5 (5.62%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (5.62%) Scrum
9 5 (5.62%) OOD
10 4 (4.49%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 63 (70.79%) C#
2 49 (55.06%) SQL
3 45 (50.56%) JavaScript
4 24 (26.97%) C++
5 18 (20.22%) Java
5 18 (20.22%) VB.NET
6 9 (10.11%) VB
7 8 (8.99%) PHP
8 4 (4.49%) C
8 4 (4.49%) MATLAB
9 2 (2.25%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.25%) Python
10 1 (1.12%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.12%) Perl
Qualifications
1 27 (30.34%) Degree
2 6 (6.74%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.49%) PhD
3 4 (4.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.74%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 14 (15.73%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.24%) Oracle
3 2 (2.25%) JBoss
3 2 (2.25%) Sage
4 1 (1.12%) Cisco
4 1 (1.12%) Apple