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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 42 51 48
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 42 40 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 4.92% 4.35% 4.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.18% 4.50% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 37 40 30
Average salary £37,500 £31,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £40,250
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
811 888 759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 95.08% 96.52% 97.06%
Number of salaries quoted 672 758 706
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,650
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 23 January 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 59 (84.29%) C#
2 56 (80.00%) .NET
3 50 (71.43%) SQL Server
4 37 (52.86%) SQL
4 37 (52.86%) HTML
4 37 (52.86%) JavaScript
5 36 (51.43%) ASP.NET
5 36 (51.43%) CSS
6 35 (50.00%) Software Engineering
7 23 (32.86%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (32.86%) Windows
8 22 (31.43%) MVC
9 19 (27.14%) .NET Framework
10 18 (25.71%) Microsoft
11 15 (21.43%) Visual Studio
11 15 (21.43%) PHP
11 15 (21.43%) TDD
12 13 (18.57%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (18.57%) C++
12 13 (18.57%) XML
13 12 (17.14%) OO
14 11 (15.71%) MySQL
15 10 (14.29%) jQuery
15 10 (14.29%) T-SQL
15 10 (14.29%) Web Services
15 10 (14.29%) OOP
15 10 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
16 9 (12.86%) Python
16 9 (12.86%) ISO 9001
16 9 (12.86%) WPF

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.43%) CMS
2 1 (1.43%) Kentico
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) MS Office
2 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) SaaS
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.00%) DNS
2 4 (5.71%) LAN
2 4 (5.71%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.29%) Network Security
4 2 (2.86%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.71%) MySQL
3 10 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (8.57%) Big Data
5 5 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (5.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (21.43%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.71%) NUnit
3 3 (4.29%) Moq
4 2 (2.86%) RSpec
4 2 (2.86%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.86%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.43%) Subversion
General
1 7 (10.00%) Marketing
2 4 (5.71%) Games
2 4 (5.71%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.43%) Back Office
3 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (80.00%) .NET
2 37 (52.86%) HTML
3 36 (51.43%) ASP.NET
3 36 (51.43%) CSS
4 19 (27.14%) .NET Framework
5 13 (18.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (18.57%) XML
6 10 (14.29%) jQuery
6 10 (14.29%) Web Services
7 9 (12.86%) WPF
7 9 (12.86%) AngularJS
8 8 (11.43%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (11.43%) KnockoutJS
8 8 (11.43%) WCF
8 8 (11.43%) XHTML
8 8 (11.43%) WinForms
9 7 (10.00%) XSL
10 6 (8.57%) LINQ
11 5 (7.14%) CSS3
11 5 (7.14%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.71%) Life Science
2 4 (5.71%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.43%) User Experience
3 1 (1.43%) EPoS
3 1 (1.43%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 23 (32.86%) Windows
2 9 (12.86%) Windows 8
3 8 (11.43%) Linux
4 4 (5.71%) FreeBSD
5 2 (2.86%) UNIX
5 2 (2.86%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.43%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.43%) Android
6 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 23 (32.86%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (31.43%) MVC
4 15 (21.43%) TDD
5 12 (17.14%) OO
6 10 (14.29%) OOP
7 8 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
9 6 (8.57%) Refactoring
10 5 (7.14%) Unit Testing
11 4 (5.71%) Software Architecture
11 4 (5.71%) Web Application Development
12 3 (4.29%) OOD
12 3 (4.29%) Scrum
12 3 (4.29%) Multithreading
13 2 (2.86%) Automated Testing
13 2 (2.86%) Pair Programming
13 2 (2.86%) BDD
14 1 (1.43%) Mobile Application Development
14 1 (1.43%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 59 (84.29%) C#
2 37 (52.86%) SQL
2 37 (52.86%) JavaScript
3 15 (21.43%) PHP
4 13 (18.57%) C++
5 10 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 9 (12.86%) Python
7 8 (11.43%) VB.NET
8 6 (8.57%) Java
9 4 (5.71%) Ruby
9 4 (5.71%) Delphi
9 4 (5.71%) Golang
10 3 (4.29%) C
11 2 (2.86%) PHP5
11 2 (2.86%) VB
11 2 (2.86%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.86%) Perl
12 1 (1.43%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (11.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.86%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.43%) HL7
2 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.71%) Google
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle
4 1 (1.43%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.43%) Zend
4 1 (1.43%) Telerik
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