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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 45 44 48
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 34 44 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 4.93% 5.09% 5.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.11% 5.37% 5.70%
Number of salaries quoted 29 41 49
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,800 £27,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £44,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
666 819 877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 96.66% 94.79% 97.34%
Number of salaries quoted 557 724 827
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £55,000
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 3 August 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 63 (78.75%) C#
2 56 (70.00%) .NET
3 50 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (57.50%) ASP.NET
5 39 (48.75%) SQL Server
6 38 (47.50%) HTML
7 34 (42.50%) JavaScript
8 31 (38.75%) CSS
9 28 (35.00%) Software Engineering
10 26 (32.50%) SQL
11 21 (26.25%) Visual Studio
11 21 (26.25%) MVC
12 20 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 18 (22.50%) OO
14 17 (21.25%) Python
14 17 (21.25%) Git (software)
14 17 (21.25%) Degree
15 16 (20.00%) .NET Framework
15 16 (20.00%) Windows
15 16 (20.00%) OOD
16 14 (17.50%) Microsoft
16 14 (17.50%) NUnit
16 14 (17.50%) Team Foundation Server
16 14 (17.50%) SDLC
17 13 (16.25%) PostgreSQL
18 12 (15.00%) RESTful
19 11 (13.75%) Continuous Integration
19 11 (13.75%) Network Security
19 11 (13.75%) Computer Science
19 11 (13.75%) Linux

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 1 (1.25%) CMS
1 1 (1.25%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.75%) Network Security
2 6 (7.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.75%) LAN
4 1 (1.25%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (48.75%) SQL Server
2 13 (16.25%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (12.50%) MySQL
4 8 (10.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 21 (26.25%) Visual Studio
2 17 (21.25%) Git (software)
3 14 (17.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (17.50%) NUnit
4 9 (11.25%) Moq
5 6 (7.50%) TeamCity
6 4 (5.00%) Jenkins
7 3 (3.75%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.25%) GDB
General
1 3 (3.75%) Games
2 1 (1.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (70.00%) .NET
2 46 (57.50%) ASP.NET
3 38 (47.50%) HTML
4 31 (38.75%) CSS
5 20 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (20.00%) .NET Framework
7 12 (15.00%) RESTful
8 11 (13.75%) Classic ASP
8 11 (13.75%) XML
9 10 (12.50%) SOAP
9 10 (12.50%) jQuery
9 10 (12.50%) HTML5
10 9 (11.25%) WCF
10 9 (11.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 6 (7.50%) Entity Framework
12 5 (6.25%) REST
12 5 (6.25%) LINQ
12 5 (6.25%) Django
12 5 (6.25%) STL
12 5 (6.25%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.75%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.50%) RIA
3 4 (5.00%) Life Science
3 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.75%) Kindle
5 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.25%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.00%) Windows
2 11 (13.75%) Linux
3 3 (3.75%) FreeBSD
3 3 (3.75%) UNIX
4 2 (2.50%) Android
4 2 (2.50%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.25%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (35.00%) Software Engineering
3 21 (26.25%) MVC
4 18 (22.50%) OO
5 16 (20.00%) OOD
6 14 (17.50%) SDLC
7 11 (13.75%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (11.25%) Scrum
9 8 (10.00%) TDD
10 7 (8.75%) PRINCE2
10 7 (8.75%) Product Management
10 7 (8.75%) Automated Testing
11 6 (7.50%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (7.50%) Refactoring
11 6 (7.50%) Unit Testing
12 5 (6.25%) BDD
12 5 (6.25%) Coaching
12 5 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (6.25%) Multithreading
13 4 (5.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 63 (78.75%) C#
2 34 (42.50%) JavaScript
3 26 (32.50%) SQL
4 17 (21.25%) Python
5 11 (13.75%) VB
5 11 (13.75%) Java
6 10 (12.50%) C++
6 10 (12.50%) VB.NET
7 8 (10.00%) Go
8 6 (7.50%) Perl
9 5 (6.25%) PHP
10 4 (5.00%) VB6
10 4 (5.00%) Ruby
11 2 (2.50%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (21.25%) Degree
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.25%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (17.50%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.00%) Google
3 4 (5.00%) Oracle
4 1 (1.25%) Zend
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Posted: 2 days ago
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