Period
to 13 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Portsmouth during the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Developer
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 27 26
Rank change year-on-year +6 -1 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 78 76 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 11.82% 10.95% 8.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.04% 11.00% 8.40%
Number of salaries quoted 78 69 53
Portsmouth median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -15.79%
10th Percentile £28,750 £33,500 £22,600
90th Percentile £56,250 £57,500 £49,250
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Portsmouth
Permanent vacancies in Portsmouth with a recognized job title 648 691 643
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.18% 99.57% 97.87%
Number of salaries quoted 543 601 620
Portsmouth median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,000 £60,000
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% -5.88%

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

Job postings that featured Software Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth.

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Portsmouth

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in Portsmouth.

Salary trend for Software Developer in Portsmouth

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Portsmouth over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Portsmouth

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Portsmouth region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 76 (97.44%) C#
2 71 (91.03%) .NET
3 56 (71.79%) JavaScript
4 50 (64.10%) ASP.NET
5 49 (62.82%) SQL
6 48 (61.54%) MVC
7 47 (60.26%) ASP.NET MVC
8 46 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
9 42 (53.85%) CSS
10 40 (51.28%) SQL Server
11 39 (50.00%) HTML
12 38 (48.72%) AngularJS
13 29 (37.18%) jQuery
14 25 (32.05%) Web Services
15 24 (30.77%) Microsoft
15 24 (30.77%) Degree
16 23 (29.49%) Team Foundation Server
16 23 (29.49%) ASP.NET Web API
16 23 (29.49%) TDD
17 21 (26.92%) Greenfield Project
18 20 (25.64%) Finance
18 20 (25.64%) T-SQL
18 20 (25.64%) Unit Testing
19 18 (23.08%) Git (software)
20 16 (20.51%) XML
20 16 (20.51%) InstallShield
20 16 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
20 16 (20.51%) .NET Framework
21 14 (17.95%) WCF
22 13 (16.67%) Customer Engagement

Software Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 3 (3.85%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) DNS
1 3 (3.85%) IMAP
1 3 (3.85%) Internet
1 3 (3.85%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (51.28%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.85%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 23 (29.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (23.08%) Git (software)
3 16 (20.51%) InstallShield
4 13 (16.67%) WiX
5 7 (8.97%) Visual Studio
6 5 (6.41%) NUnit
7 1 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.28%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (25.64%) Finance
2 2 (2.56%) Advertising
2 2 (2.56%) Marketing
3 1 (1.28%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (91.03%) .NET
2 50 (64.10%) ASP.NET
3 47 (60.26%) ASP.NET MVC
4 42 (53.85%) CSS
5 39 (50.00%) HTML
6 38 (48.72%) AngularJS
7 29 (37.18%) jQuery
8 25 (32.05%) Web Services
9 23 (29.49%) ASP.NET Web API
10 16 (20.51%) .NET Framework
10 16 (20.51%) XML
11 14 (17.95%) WCF
12 11 (14.10%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 11 (14.10%) React
13 10 (12.82%) Entity Framework
14 6 (7.69%) Ajax
15 4 (5.13%) .NET Core
15 4 (5.13%) RESTful
15 4 (5.13%) SOAP
16 3 (3.85%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (26.92%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (5.13%) Fintech
2 4 (5.13%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (3.85%) W3C
4 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.56%) User Experience
5 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.13%) Windows
2 3 (3.85%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.56%) Linux
3 2 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (61.54%) MVC
2 46 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (29.49%) TDD
4 20 (25.64%) Unit Testing
5 16 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
7 12 (15.38%) SDLC
8 11 (14.10%) Computer Science
8 11 (14.10%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (11.54%) CRM
10 8 (10.26%) Software Engineering
11 7 (8.97%) API Development
11 7 (8.97%) Web Development
12 5 (6.41%) BDD
12 5 (6.41%) E-Commerce
12 5 (6.41%) Innovative Thinking
12 5 (6.41%) Scrum
12 5 (6.41%) Test Automation
13 4 (5.13%) OO
13 4 (5.13%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 76 (97.44%) C#
2 56 (71.79%) JavaScript
3 49 (62.82%) SQL
4 20 (25.64%) T-SQL
5 9 (11.54%) VB
6 5 (6.41%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.85%) C++
7 3 (3.85%) Java
8 1 (1.28%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 24 (30.77%) Degree
2 4 (5.13%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) Docker
Vendors
1 24 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.13%) Oracle