Period
to 23 March 2019

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Portsmouth during the 6 months to 23 March 2019.

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
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 22 27 18
Rank change year-on-year +5 -9 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 88 68 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 12.04% 10.21% 12.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.24% 10.32% 13.12%
Number of salaries quoted 82 56 69
Portsmouth median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.79% +18.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £31,550 £26,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +6.67%

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 719 659 602
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.36% 98.95% 98.37%
Number of salaries quoted 563 538 540
Portsmouth median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -3.61%
10th Percentile £28,000 £23,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,300 £61,250
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% -1.18%

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 23 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Portsmouth

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

For the 6 months to 23 March 2019, 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 82 (93.18%) C#
2 79 (89.77%) .NET
3 66 (75.00%) SQL
4 61 (69.32%) Agile Software Development
5 60 (68.18%) JavaScript
6 44 (50.00%) ASP.NET
7 43 (48.86%) MVC
8 40 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
9 32 (36.36%) AngularJS
10 30 (34.09%) SQL Server
11 27 (30.68%) CSS
12 26 (29.55%) T-SQL
12 26 (29.55%) HTML
13 24 (27.27%) Degree
14 22 (25.00%) CRM
15 19 (21.59%) Problem-Solving
16 17 (19.32%) SDLC
16 17 (19.32%) VB
16 17 (19.32%) RESTful
17 16 (18.18%) jQuery
18 15 (17.05%) Web Services
18 15 (17.05%) Windows
19 14 (15.91%) .NET Framework
20 13 (14.77%) WCF
20 13 (14.77%) Entity Framework
20 13 (14.77%) Microsoft
21 12 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
22 11 (12.50%) XML
23 10 (11.36%) Oracle
23 10 (11.36%) Finance

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 1 (1.14%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) SaaS
2 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.14%) DNS
1 1 (1.14%) IMAP
1 1 (1.14%) Internet
1 1 (1.14%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (34.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.27%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (1.14%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (10.23%) InstallShield
1 9 (10.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (9.09%) WiX
3 7 (7.95%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.27%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (2.27%) Subversion
4 2 (2.27%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.14%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.14%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (11.36%) Finance
2 3 (3.41%) Advertising
3 1 (1.14%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.14%) Automotive
3 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.14%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (89.77%) .NET
2 44 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 40 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 32 (36.36%) AngularJS
5 27 (30.68%) CSS
6 26 (29.55%) HTML
7 17 (19.32%) RESTful
8 16 (18.18%) jQuery
9 15 (17.05%) Web Services
10 14 (15.91%) .NET Framework
11 13 (14.77%) Entity Framework
11 13 (14.77%) WCF
12 11 (12.50%) XML
13 10 (11.36%) ASP.NET Web API
14 5 (5.68%) Node.js
14 5 (5.68%) React
15 4 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 3 (3.41%) CSS3
16 3 (3.41%) Django
16 3 (3.41%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.41%) Fintech
3 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.14%) User Experience
4 1 (1.14%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.05%) Windows
2 4 (4.55%) Linux
3 1 (1.14%) Unix
3 1 (1.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (69.32%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (48.86%) MVC
3 22 (25.00%) CRM
4 19 (21.59%) Problem-Solving
5 17 (19.32%) SDLC
6 12 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (10.23%) Analytics
7 9 (10.23%) TDD
8 8 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
9 7 (7.95%) Data Analytics
10 6 (6.82%) Software Engineering
10 6 (6.82%) Unit Testing
11 4 (4.55%) DevOps
12 3 (3.41%) Artificial Intelligence
12 3 (3.41%) Business Development
12 3 (3.41%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (3.41%) Computer Science
12 3 (3.41%) Continuous Delivery
12 3 (3.41%) Open Source
13 2 (2.27%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 82 (93.18%) C#
2 66 (75.00%) SQL
3 60 (68.18%) JavaScript
4 26 (29.55%) T-SQL
5 17 (19.32%) VB
6 8 (9.09%) Java
7 7 (7.95%) C++
8 4 (4.55%) C
9 3 (3.41%) Go
9 3 (3.41%) Python
9 3 (3.41%) Rust
10 2 (2.27%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.14%) ES6
11 1 (1.14%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 24 (27.27%) Degree
2 4 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.41%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.41%) Ansible
2 2 (2.27%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 13 (14.77%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.36%) Oracle
3 2 (2.27%) Cognos
3 2 (2.27%) IBM