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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 29 27 27
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 62 64 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 6.72% 7.85% 8.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.02% 8.04% 8.79%
Number of salaries quoted 60 61 80
Average salary £31,250 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £45,000 £45,000
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
883 796 922
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 95.77% 97.67% 96.34%
Number of salaries quoted 782 723 863
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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 24 April 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 65 (64.36%) C#
2 58 (57.43%) .NET
3 53 (52.48%) SQL Server
4 48 (47.52%) HTML
5 45 (44.55%) SQL
6 44 (43.56%) CSS
7 42 (41.58%) JavaScript
8 35 (34.65%) Agile Software Development
9 34 (33.66%) ASP.NET
10 29 (28.71%) Java
11 27 (26.73%) Software Engineering
12 26 (25.74%) Degree
13 23 (22.77%) Windows
14 20 (19.80%) TDD
15 19 (18.81%) MVC
16 18 (17.82%) Linux
16 18 (17.82%) Mobile App
17 17 (16.83%) Relational Database
17 17 (16.83%) C++
18 15 (14.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 15 (14.85%) OO
18 15 (14.85%) jQuery
19 14 (13.86%) BDD
20 13 (12.87%) XML
20 13 (12.87%) Continuous Integration
21 11 (10.89%) .NET Framework
21 11 (10.89%) UNIX
21 11 (10.89%) Python
21 11 (10.89%) Perl
21 11 (10.89%) PostgreSQL

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 8 (7.92%) IIS
2 5 (4.95%) Node.js
3 3 (2.97%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle Spatial
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.95%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.96%) DNS
3 1 (0.99%) Firewall
3 1 (0.99%) Internet
3 1 (0.99%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (52.48%) SQL Server
2 17 (16.83%) Relational Database
3 11 (10.89%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (8.91%) MySQL
5 8 (7.92%) NoSQL
6 6 (5.94%) Big Data
7 3 (2.97%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.95%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.96%) NUnit
2 4 (3.96%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.96%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (5.94%) Finance
2 4 (3.96%) Marketing
3 3 (2.97%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (57.43%) .NET
2 48 (47.52%) HTML
3 44 (43.56%) CSS
4 34 (33.66%) ASP.NET
5 15 (14.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 15 (14.85%) jQuery
6 13 (12.87%) XML
7 11 (10.89%) .NET Framework
7 11 (10.89%) HTML5
8 7 (6.93%) LINQ
9 6 (5.94%) WPF
9 6 (5.94%) J2EE
10 5 (4.95%) CSS3
10 5 (4.95%) AngularJS
10 5 (4.95%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (4.95%) Web Services
10 5 (4.95%) Ajax
11 4 (3.96%) XSL
11 4 (3.96%) XHTML
12 3 (2.97%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.82%) Mobile App
2 9 (8.91%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.94%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.95%) Open Source
5 3 (2.97%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.98%) GIS
7 1 (0.99%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.99%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 23 (22.77%) Windows
2 18 (17.82%) Linux
3 11 (10.89%) UNIX
4 10 (9.90%) Android
5 3 (2.97%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.97%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.99%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (34.65%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (26.73%) Software Engineering
3 20 (19.80%) TDD
4 19 (18.81%) MVC
5 15 (14.85%) OO
6 14 (13.86%) BDD
7 13 (12.87%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (10.89%) Mobile Application Development
9 9 (8.91%) Time Management
10 8 (7.92%) OOP
10 8 (7.92%) OOD
11 7 (6.93%) Event-Driven Architecture
11 7 (6.93%) Scrum
11 7 (6.93%) Web Development
12 6 (5.94%) Pair Programming
12 6 (5.94%) Android Development
12 6 (5.94%) CQRS
12 6 (5.94%) Domain-Driven Design
13 5 (4.95%) Web Application Development
14 4 (3.96%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 65 (64.36%) C#
2 45 (44.55%) SQL
3 42 (41.58%) JavaScript
4 29 (28.71%) Java
5 17 (16.83%) C++
6 11 (10.89%) Python
6 11 (10.89%) Perl
7 9 (8.91%) VB.NET
8 8 (7.92%) C
9 7 (6.93%) VB
9 7 (6.93%) PHP
10 3 (2.97%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.97%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.98%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (25.74%) Degree
2 3 (2.97%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.98%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.99%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.93%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.99%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (8.91%) Microsoft
1 9 (8.91%) Oracle
2 4 (3.96%) Apple
3 3 (2.97%) JBoss
4 2 (1.98%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.99%) Cisco
5 1 (0.99%) Zend
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