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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 43 48 40
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 45 50 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 5.24% 5.54% 6.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.53% 5.69% 6.33%
Number of salaries quoted 42 49 53
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £39,000 £42,500
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
814 878 853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 94.76% 97.34% 98.05%
Number of salaries quoted 719 829 817
Average salary £36,250 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 30 July 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 71 (67.62%) C#
2 66 (62.86%) .NET
3 59 (56.19%) SQL
4 53 (50.48%) HTML
5 52 (49.52%) CSS
6 51 (48.57%) SQL Server
7 47 (44.76%) JavaScript
8 34 (32.38%) ASP.NET
9 30 (28.57%) Software Engineering
10 29 (27.62%) Windows
11 28 (26.67%) Degree
12 23 (21.90%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (21.90%) Java
12 23 (21.90%) C++
13 22 (20.95%) MVC
13 22 (20.95%) Mobile App
14 21 (20.00%) TDD
15 19 (18.10%) XML
16 17 (16.19%) VB.NET
17 16 (15.24%) Continuous Integration
18 15 (14.29%) HTML5
18 15 (14.29%) Relational Database
18 15 (14.29%) Web Services
18 15 (14.29%) Microsoft
19 14 (13.33%) Visual Studio
19 14 (13.33%) Mobile Application Development
20 12 (11.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 12 (11.43%) jQuery
20 12 (11.43%) Computer Science
21 11 (10.48%) Oracle

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (8.57%) IIS
1 9 (8.57%) Node.js
2 6 (5.71%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.86%) Apache
3 3 (2.86%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.95%) CMS
5 1 (0.95%) Kentico
Applications
1 1 (0.95%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.67%) DNS
2 4 (3.81%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.90%) Firewall
4 1 (0.95%) Internet
4 1 (0.95%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (48.57%) SQL Server
2 15 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 10 (9.52%) Big Data
3 10 (9.52%) MySQL
4 6 (5.71%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.95%) NUnit
2 1 (0.95%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.95%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.95%) GDB
General
1 10 (9.52%) Finance
2 8 (7.62%) Marketing
3 3 (2.86%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.95%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (62.86%) .NET
2 53 (50.48%) HTML
3 52 (49.52%) CSS
4 34 (32.38%) ASP.NET
5 19 (18.10%) XML
6 15 (14.29%) HTML5
6 15 (14.29%) Web Services
7 12 (11.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 12 (11.43%) jQuery
8 10 (9.52%) WPF
9 9 (8.57%) AngularJS
9 9 (8.57%) CSS3
10 8 (7.62%) KnockoutJS
10 8 (7.62%) Ajax
11 7 (6.67%) LINQ
11 7 (6.67%) WinForms
11 7 (6.67%) XHTML
11 7 (6.67%) XSL
12 5 (4.76%) Spring
13 3 (2.86%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.95%) Mobile App
2 12 (11.43%) Computer Science
3 10 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.76%) Mathematics
5 4 (3.81%) Physics
6 1 (0.95%) W3C
6 1 (0.95%) Blog
6 1 (0.95%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.95%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.95%) Kindle
6 1 (0.95%) Open Source
6 1 (0.95%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 29 (27.62%) Windows
2 8 (7.62%) Android
3 5 (4.76%) Linux
4 2 (1.90%) UNIX
5 1 (0.95%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.95%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.95%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 23 (21.90%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (20.95%) MVC
4 21 (20.00%) TDD
5 16 (15.24%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (13.33%) Mobile Application Development
7 11 (10.48%) BDD
8 10 (9.52%) Domain-Driven Design
8 10 (9.52%) CQRS
8 10 (9.52%) Pair Programming
9 9 (8.57%) Web Development
9 9 (8.57%) OOD
9 9 (8.57%) Time Management
10 7 (6.67%) Scrum
10 7 (6.67%) Automated Testing
10 7 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
11 6 (5.71%) Android Development
12 5 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
13 4 (3.81%) Signal Processing
13 4 (3.81%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 71 (67.62%) C#
2 59 (56.19%) SQL
3 47 (44.76%) JavaScript
4 23 (21.90%) Java
4 23 (21.90%) C++
5 17 (16.19%) VB.NET
6 9 (8.57%) VB
7 7 (6.67%) PHP
8 5 (4.76%) C
9 4 (3.81%) MATLAB
10 3 (2.86%) Python
11 2 (1.90%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.90%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.90%) Perl
12 1 (0.95%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.95%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 28 (26.67%) Degree
2 6 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.76%) PhD
4 4 (3.81%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.62%) QA
2 1 (0.95%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 15 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.48%) Oracle
3 3 (2.86%) JBoss
4 2 (1.90%) Xamarin
4 2 (1.90%) Sage
5 1 (0.95%) Cisco
5 1 (0.95%) Apple
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