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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 26 51 45
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 67 40 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 8.70% 4.34% 5.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.82% 4.39% 5.18%
Number of salaries quoted 67 34 45
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £51,250 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
760 912 869
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 98.70% 98.92% 97.53%
Number of salaries quoted 704 746 751
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 2016.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 98 (91.59%) C#
2 92 (85.98%) .NET
3 80 (74.77%) ASP.NET
4 69 (64.49%) SQL Server
5 66 (61.68%) Agile Software Development
6 64 (59.81%) MVC
7 56 (52.34%) JavaScript
8 52 (48.60%) .NET Framework
9 51 (47.66%) ASP.NET MVC
10 41 (38.32%) Entity Framework
11 38 (35.51%) Software Engineering
12 37 (34.58%) HTML
13 32 (29.91%) SQL
14 30 (28.04%) MS Excel
14 30 (28.04%) TDD
14 30 (28.04%) Git (software)
15 29 (27.10%) Visual Studio
16 28 (26.17%) CSS
17 25 (23.36%) AngularJS
18 24 (22.43%) Microsoft
19 22 (20.56%) Multithreading
20 20 (18.69%) jQuery
20 20 (18.69%) ASP.NET Web API
21 18 (16.82%) User Stories
21 18 (16.82%) Domain-Driven Design
21 18 (16.82%) JIRA
22 15 (14.02%) RESTful
23 14 (13.08%) VB.NET
23 14 (13.08%) OOD
23 14 (13.08%) Team Foundation Server

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 30 (28.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.74%) Network Security
1 4 (3.74%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (64.49%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (4.67%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.87%) Big Data
4 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 30 (28.04%) Git (software)
2 29 (27.10%) Visual Studio
3 18 (16.82%) JIRA
4 14 (13.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (10.28%) NUnit
6 9 (8.41%) Moq
General
1 11 (10.28%) Retail
2 1 (0.93%) Electronics
2 1 (0.93%) Finance
2 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.93%) Marketing
2 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (85.98%) .NET
2 80 (74.77%) ASP.NET
3 52 (48.60%) .NET Framework
4 51 (47.66%) ASP.NET MVC
5 41 (38.32%) Entity Framework
6 37 (34.58%) HTML
7 28 (26.17%) CSS
8 25 (23.36%) AngularJS
9 20 (18.69%) ASP.NET Web API
9 20 (18.69%) jQuery
10 15 (14.02%) RESTful
11 14 (13.08%) LINQ
12 10 (9.35%) HTML5
13 9 (8.41%) WCF
14 4 (3.74%) ASP.NET 2.0
14 4 (3.74%) WinForms
15 3 (2.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 3 (2.80%) Web Services
16 2 (1.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 2 (1.87%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.28%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (9.35%) N-Tier
3 8 (7.48%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.67%) Cyber Attack
5 4 (3.74%) RIA
6 3 (2.80%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.87%) Life Science
8 1 (0.93%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.35%) Linux
2 9 (8.41%) Windows
3 3 (2.80%) Android
3 3 (2.80%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.93%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.93%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (61.68%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (59.81%) MVC
3 38 (35.51%) Software Engineering
4 30 (28.04%) TDD
5 22 (20.56%) Multithreading
6 18 (16.82%) Domain-Driven Design
6 18 (16.82%) User Stories
7 14 (13.08%) OOD
8 10 (9.35%) Unit Testing
9 9 (8.41%) SDLC
10 8 (7.48%) Automated Testing
10 8 (7.48%) Manual Testing
11 7 (6.54%) Scrum
12 5 (4.67%) Information Security
12 5 (4.67%) Refactoring
13 4 (3.74%) OO
13 4 (3.74%) OOP
13 4 (3.74%) Product Management
14 3 (2.80%) Continuous Integration
14 3 (2.80%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 98 (91.59%) C#
2 56 (52.34%) JavaScript
3 32 (29.91%) SQL
4 14 (13.08%) VB.NET
5 11 (10.28%) C++
5 11 (10.28%) Java
6 7 (6.54%) T-SQL
7 6 (5.61%) C
7 6 (5.61%) Python
8 1 (0.93%) Perl
8 1 (0.93%) PHP
8 1 (0.93%) Ruby
8 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (13.08%) Degree
2 3 (2.80%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.93%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.87%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (22.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.93%) Atmel
2 1 (0.93%) DevExpress
2 1 (0.93%) SAP
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