The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Southampton region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 9 46 34
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 127 39 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 17.54% 5.01% 5.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.94% 5.06% 6.08%
Number of salaries quoted 126 33 48
Median salary £39,375 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
708 771 855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 97.79% 98.97% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 666 613 763
Median salary £38,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of job ads across the Southampton region that featured Software Developer in the job title.

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 26 June 2016.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Southampton region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 178 (88.12%) C#
2 168 (83.17%) .NET
3 132 (65.35%) SQL
4 131 (64.85%) ASP.NET
5 113 (55.94%) Agile Software Development
6 98 (48.51%) SQL Server
7 84 (41.58%) JavaScript
8 75 (37.13%) MVC
9 63 (31.19%) HTML
10 59 (29.21%) ASP.NET MVC
11 56 (27.72%) .NET Framework
12 54 (26.73%) TDD
13 53 (26.24%) CSS
14 45 (22.28%) MS Excel
15 44 (21.78%) Microsoft
16 41 (20.30%) Software Engineering
16 41 (20.30%) SDLC
17 40 (19.80%) Degree
18 39 (19.31%) OOD
19 37 (18.32%) OO
20 35 (17.33%) VB.NET
20 35 (17.33%) jQuery
21 32 (15.84%) Refactoring
22 31 (15.35%) Windows
23 30 (14.85%) Git (software)
24 28 (13.86%) Entity Framework
24 28 (13.86%) ASP.NET Web API
24 28 (13.86%) Mentoring
24 28 (13.86%) Web Development
25 26 (12.87%) QA

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (5.45%) NServiceBus
2 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 45 (22.28%) MS Excel
2 18 (8.91%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (10.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (5.94%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.99%) Network Security
1 2 (0.99%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (48.51%) SQL Server
2 21 (10.40%) Relational Database
3 20 (9.90%) RDBMS
4 12 (5.94%) NoSQL
5 11 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.99%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 30 (14.85%) Git (software)
2 11 (5.45%) JIRA
3 9 (4.46%) Jenkins
3 9 (4.46%) JUnit
3 9 (4.46%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (3.96%) Maven
5 6 (2.97%) Visual Studio
6 4 (1.98%) NUnit
7 3 (1.49%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.49%) Selenium
7 3 (1.49%) SoapUI
7 3 (1.49%) SpecFlow
7 3 (1.49%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.50%) Gradle
General
1 22 (10.89%) Retail
2 17 (8.42%) Finance
3 7 (3.47%) Back Office
4 2 (0.99%) Banking
4 2 (0.99%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (83.17%) .NET
2 131 (64.85%) ASP.NET
3 63 (31.19%) HTML
4 59 (29.21%) ASP.NET MVC
5 56 (27.72%) .NET Framework
6 53 (26.24%) CSS
7 35 (17.33%) jQuery
8 28 (13.86%) ASP.NET Web API
8 28 (13.86%) Entity Framework
9 23 (11.39%) AngularJS
10 20 (9.90%) HTML5
11 18 (8.91%) Web Services
12 17 (8.42%) CSS3
12 17 (8.42%) XML
13 14 (6.93%) RESTful
14 13 (6.44%) LINQ
14 13 (6.44%) REST
15 12 (5.94%) NHibernate
16 11 (5.45%) Node.js
16 11 (5.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.38%) Enterprise Software
2 23 (11.39%) EPoS
3 21 (10.40%) Computer Science
3 21 (10.40%) EFT
4 13 (6.44%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.97%) iPad
5 6 (2.97%) N-Tier
6 5 (2.48%) User Experience
7 4 (1.98%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.49%) Cyber Attack
9 2 (0.99%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (0.99%) EMV
9 2 (0.99%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.50%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.50%) Contactless
10 1 (0.50%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 31 (15.35%) Windows
2 14 (6.93%) Linux
3 7 (3.47%) Unix
4 5 (2.48%) Android
4 5 (2.48%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (55.94%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (37.13%) MVC
3 54 (26.73%) TDD
4 41 (20.30%) SDLC
4 41 (20.30%) Software Engineering
5 39 (19.31%) OOD
6 37 (18.32%) OO
7 32 (15.84%) Refactoring
8 28 (13.86%) Mentoring
8 28 (13.86%) Web Development
9 23 (11.39%) Domain-Driven Design
10 19 (9.41%) Scrum
11 18 (8.91%) SOA
12 15 (7.43%) BDD
13 14 (6.93%) Business Development
13 14 (6.93%) User Stories
14 13 (6.44%) Mobile Application Development
15 12 (5.94%) Multithreading
15 12 (5.94%) Time Management
16 11 (5.45%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 178 (88.12%) C#
2 132 (65.35%) SQL
3 84 (41.58%) JavaScript
4 35 (17.33%) VB.NET
5 22 (10.89%) Delphi
6 21 (10.40%) Java
7 12 (5.94%) C++
7 12 (5.94%) F#
8 10 (4.95%) Python
9 9 (4.46%) C
10 7 (3.47%) T-SQL
11 5 (2.48%) PHP
12 2 (0.99%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.99%) Perl
12 2 (0.99%) Ruby
12 2 (0.99%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.50%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (19.80%) Degree
2 13 (6.44%) HND
3 9 (4.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.49%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (12.87%) QA
Vendors
1 44 (21.78%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.46%) RedGate
3 2 (0.99%) Google
3 2 (0.99%) Oracle
4 1 (0.50%) DevExpress
4 1 (0.50%) Gemalto
4 1 (0.50%) Ingenico
4 1 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.50%) VeriFone
4 1 (0.50%) Xamarin
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Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + 25 days Holiday + Great career pro
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + 25 days Holiday + Great career pro
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