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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 43 45 36
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 44 53 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 5.04% 5.82% 6.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.33% 5.98% 6.81%
Number of salaries quoted 41 52 57
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £39,000 £42,500
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
825 887 852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 94.50% 97.37% 97.93%
Number of salaries quoted 732 837 812
Average salary £36,750 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 23 July 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 72 (66.06%) C#
2 66 (60.55%) .NET
3 61 (55.96%) SQL
4 54 (49.54%) SQL Server
5 53 (48.62%) HTML
6 51 (46.79%) CSS
7 47 (43.12%) JavaScript
8 35 (32.11%) ASP.NET
9 31 (28.44%) Software Engineering
10 30 (27.52%) Windows
11 29 (26.61%) Degree
12 25 (22.94%) Java
13 23 (21.10%) MVC
13 23 (21.10%) Agile Software Development
13 23 (21.10%) Mobile App
14 22 (20.18%) C++
15 21 (19.27%) TDD
16 18 (16.51%) XML
17 16 (14.68%) VB.NET
17 16 (14.68%) Relational Database
17 16 (14.68%) Continuous Integration
18 15 (13.76%) HTML5
18 15 (13.76%) Mobile Application Development
18 15 (13.76%) Web Services
18 15 (13.76%) Microsoft
19 13 (11.93%) Visual Studio
19 13 (11.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 12 (11.01%) Computer Science
21 11 (10.09%) Oracle
21 11 (10.09%) BDD

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 10 (9.17%) IIS
2 9 (8.26%) Node.js
3 6 (5.50%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.75%) Apache
4 3 (2.75%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.92%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.92%) CMS
6 1 (0.92%) Kentico
Applications
1 1 (0.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.50%) DNS
2 5 (4.59%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.83%) Firewall
4 1 (0.92%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (49.54%) SQL Server
2 16 (14.68%) Relational Database
3 10 (9.17%) MySQL
3 10 (9.17%) Big Data
4 6 (5.50%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.67%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (11.93%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.92%) NUnit
2 1 (0.92%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.92%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.92%) GDB
General
1 10 (9.17%) Finance
2 7 (6.42%) Marketing
3 3 (2.75%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.92%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (60.55%) .NET
2 53 (48.62%) HTML
3 51 (46.79%) CSS
4 35 (32.11%) ASP.NET
5 18 (16.51%) XML
6 15 (13.76%) HTML5
6 15 (13.76%) Web Services
7 13 (11.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 11 (10.09%) jQuery
9 10 (9.17%) WPF
10 9 (8.26%) CSS3
10 9 (8.26%) AngularJS
11 8 (7.34%) KnockoutJS
11 8 (7.34%) Ajax
12 7 (6.42%) LINQ
13 6 (5.50%) WinForms
13 6 (5.50%) XSL
13 6 (5.50%) XHTML
14 5 (4.59%) Spring
15 3 (2.75%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 23 (21.10%) Mobile App
2 12 (11.01%) Computer Science
3 10 (9.17%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.59%) Mathematics
5 4 (3.67%) Physics
6 2 (1.83%) Open Source
7 1 (0.92%) Social Media
7 1 (0.92%) Kindle
7 1 (0.92%) Blog
7 1 (0.92%) W3C
7 1 (0.92%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.92%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 30 (27.52%) Windows
2 8 (7.34%) Linux
2 8 (7.34%) Android
3 3 (2.75%) UNIX
4 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.92%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.92%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.92%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (28.44%) Software Engineering
2 23 (21.10%) MVC
2 23 (21.10%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (19.27%) TDD
4 16 (14.68%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (13.76%) Mobile Application Development
6 11 (10.09%) BDD
7 10 (9.17%) Pair Programming
7 10 (9.17%) OOD
7 10 (9.17%) Domain-Driven Design
7 10 (9.17%) CQRS
8 9 (8.26%) Time Management
8 9 (8.26%) Web Development
9 7 (6.42%) Automated Testing
9 7 (6.42%) Scrum
10 6 (5.50%) Digital Marketing
10 6 (5.50%) Android Development
11 5 (4.59%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (3.67%) Signal Processing
12 4 (3.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 72 (66.06%) C#
2 61 (55.96%) SQL
3 47 (43.12%) JavaScript
4 25 (22.94%) Java
5 22 (20.18%) C++
6 16 (14.68%) VB.NET
7 9 (8.26%) VB
8 7 (6.42%) PHP
9 5 (4.59%) C
10 4 (3.67%) Python
10 4 (3.67%) MATLAB
11 3 (2.75%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.75%) Perl
12 2 (1.83%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.92%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (26.61%) Degree
2 6 (5.50%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.59%) PhD
4 4 (3.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.34%) QA
2 1 (0.92%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.92%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 15 (13.76%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.09%) Oracle
3 3 (2.75%) JBoss
4 2 (1.83%) Sage
4 2 (1.83%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.92%) Cisco
5 1 (0.92%) Apple
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