The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £44,000 in advertised job vacancies in Portsmouth during the 3 months to 26 May 2017.

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
3 months to
26 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 25 21
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 49 22 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 13.61% 9.17% 10.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.92% 9.48% 10.87%
Number of salaries quoted 43 21 30
Median salary £44,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.36% +11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £40,000 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Portsmouth
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 352 232 276
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 97.78% 96.67% 98.57%
Number of salaries quoted 322 210 245
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Portsmouth that featured Software Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 May 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Portsmouth

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 2017, 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 Portsmouth region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 68 (81.93%) C#
2 64 (77.11%) SQL
3 63 (75.90%) .NET
3 63 (75.90%) MVC
4 58 (69.88%) JavaScript
5 53 (63.86%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (57.83%) HTML
7 47 (56.63%) ASP.NET
8 41 (49.40%) CSS
8 41 (49.40%) AngularJS
9 36 (43.37%) Web Development
9 36 (43.37%) jQuery
10 34 (40.96%) Kendo UI
11 29 (34.94%) ASP.NET MVC
12 23 (27.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 20 (24.10%) TDD
14 16 (19.28%) CRM
15 15 (18.07%) SOLID
16 14 (16.87%) SQL Server
17 13 (15.66%) Web Services
18 11 (13.25%) JSON
18 11 (13.25%) Java
18 11 (13.25%) SDLC
19 10 (12.05%) Front End Development
19 10 (12.05%) SOAP
20 9 (10.84%) E-Commerce
20 9 (10.84%) Business Intelligence
20 9 (10.84%) Microsoft
20 9 (10.84%) Configuration Management
20 9 (10.84%) NUnit

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 8 (9.64%) NServiceBus
2 6 (7.23%) Apache
3 1 (1.20%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.87%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.23%) MongoDB
2 6 (7.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (10.84%) NUnit
2 8 (9.64%) Moq
3 7 (8.43%) Ant
3 7 (8.43%) Maven
3 7 (8.43%) QUnit
3 7 (8.43%) Selenium
4 6 (7.23%) PHPUnit
5 2 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.20%) JIRA
6 1 (1.20%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (7.23%) Military
2 4 (4.82%) Finance
2 4 (4.82%) Marketing
3 1 (1.20%) Back Office
3 1 (1.20%) Retail
3 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (75.90%) .NET
2 48 (57.83%) HTML
3 47 (56.63%) ASP.NET
4 41 (49.40%) AngularJS
4 41 (49.40%) CSS
5 36 (43.37%) jQuery
6 34 (40.96%) Kendo UI
7 29 (34.94%) ASP.NET MVC
8 23 (27.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 13 (15.66%) Web Services
10 11 (13.25%) JSON
11 10 (12.05%) SOAP
12 9 (10.84%) HTML5
13 8 (9.64%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 7 (8.43%) Dojo
14 7 (8.43%) RESTful
14 7 (8.43%) Spring
14 7 (8.43%) Spring MVC
14 7 (8.43%) XML
15 6 (7.23%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.20%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.23%) Windows
2 4 (4.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (75.90%) MVC
2 53 (63.86%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (43.37%) Web Development
4 20 (24.10%) TDD
5 16 (19.28%) CRM
6 15 (18.07%) SOLID
7 11 (13.25%) SDLC
8 10 (12.05%) Front End Development
9 9 (10.84%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (10.84%) Configuration Management
9 9 (10.84%) E-Commerce
10 8 (9.64%) Unit Testing
11 7 (8.43%) Customer Requirements
11 7 (8.43%) Requirements Analysis
11 7 (8.43%) Scrum
11 7 (8.43%) SOA
11 7 (8.43%) Software Engineering
12 6 (7.23%) OO
12 6 (7.23%) OO PHP
13 5 (6.02%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 68 (81.93%) C#
2 64 (77.11%) SQL
3 58 (69.88%) JavaScript
4 11 (13.25%) Java
5 7 (8.43%) C
5 7 (8.43%) Groovy
5 7 (8.43%) Ruby
5 7 (8.43%) T-SQL
6 6 (7.23%) PHP
7 4 (4.82%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.61%) C++
8 3 (3.61%) VB
8 3 (3.61%) VB6
9 2 (2.41%) Python
10 1 (1.20%) XAML
Qualifications
1 9 (10.84%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.23%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (10.84%) Microsoft
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: 40,000 - 55,000k+Bonus+Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + training and benefits
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