Period
to 24 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £44,000 in advertised job vacancies in Portsmouth during the 6 months to 24 October 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
6 months to
24 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 40 31
Rank change year-on-year +13 -9 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 70 36 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 10.28% 5.79% 8.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.39% 5.99% 9.02%
Number of salaries quoted 66 36 66
Portsmouth median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -15.79% +35.71%
10th Percentile £33,750 £28,875 £25,000
90th Percentile £54,375 £51,250 £57,500
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 674 601 743
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.97% 96.62% 97.63%
Number of salaries quoted 589 584 639
Portsmouth median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £22,750 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 70 (100.00%) C#
2 61 (87.14%) MVC
3 58 (82.86%) .NET
4 53 (75.71%) SQL
5 52 (74.29%) ASP.NET
6 51 (72.86%) JavaScript
7 49 (70.00%) HTML
7 49 (70.00%) CSS
8 44 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
9 39 (55.71%) ASP.NET MVC
10 38 (54.29%) Web Development
11 35 (50.00%) jQuery
12 32 (45.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 31 (44.29%) AngularJS
14 30 (42.86%) Kendo UI
15 20 (28.57%) SQL Server
16 16 (22.86%) HTML5
17 15 (21.43%) NUnit
17 15 (21.43%) SOLID
18 14 (20.00%) Retail
18 14 (20.00%) Moq
19 11 (15.71%) TDD
20 10 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
20 10 (14.29%) NServiceBus
20 10 (14.29%) E-Commerce
21 9 (12.86%) T-SQL
21 9 (12.86%) Business Intelligence
22 6 (8.57%) VB.NET
22 6 (8.57%) WPF
22 6 (8.57%) SDLC

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 10 (14.29%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) GitHub
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 15 (21.43%) NUnit
2 14 (20.00%) Moq
3 2 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.86%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.86%) Selenium
3 2 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.43%) JIRA
4 1 (1.43%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (20.00%) Retail
2 4 (5.71%) Marketing
3 1 (1.43%) Advertising
3 1 (1.43%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (82.86%) .NET
2 52 (74.29%) ASP.NET
3 49 (70.00%) CSS
3 49 (70.00%) HTML
4 39 (55.71%) ASP.NET MVC
5 35 (50.00%) jQuery
6 32 (45.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 31 (44.29%) AngularJS
8 30 (42.86%) Kendo UI
9 16 (22.86%) HTML5
10 10 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 6 (8.57%) WPF
12 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 3 (4.29%) Web Services
14 2 (2.86%) .NET Core
14 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web API
14 2 (2.86%) LESS
14 2 (2.86%) Sass
15 1 (1.43%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.86%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (87.14%) MVC
2 44 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (54.29%) Web Development
4 15 (21.43%) SOLID
5 11 (15.71%) TDD
6 10 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 9 (12.86%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (8.57%) SDLC
9 5 (7.14%) Front End Development
10 4 (5.71%) Customer Requirements
10 4 (5.71%) Unit Testing
11 3 (4.29%) Analytics
11 3 (4.29%) Scrum
12 2 (2.86%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
12 2 (2.86%) CRM
12 2 (2.86%) Data Analytics
12 2 (2.86%) Responsive Web Design
12 2 (2.86%) SOA
13 1 (1.43%) OO
13 1 (1.43%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 70 (100.00%) C#
2 53 (75.71%) SQL
3 51 (72.86%) JavaScript
4 9 (12.86%) T-SQL
5 6 (8.57%) VB.NET
6 4 (5.71%) Python
6 4 (5.71%) Ruby
7 2 (2.86%) Java
8 1 (1.43%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (2.86%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 5 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.86%) Salesforce.com