The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Software Developer
England / South East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 50 100
Rank change year-on-year +1 +50  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 771 925 664
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 5.27% 5.01% 3.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.45% 5.16% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 703 904 587
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year - +1.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14137 17911 20464
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.62% 96.96% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 11842 15249 16693
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in the South East

Software Developer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Software Developer in the South East

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in the South East over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in the South East

Software Developer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire 0 260 £40,000 - 29
Oxfordshire +3 111 £40,000 - 23
Berkshire -13 106 £45,000 - 11
Surrey -18 95 £45,000 -5.26% 8
Buckinghamshire +33 84 £40,000 - 9
West Sussex +4 78 £40,000 -11.11% 3
East Sussex -3 23 £46,250 +23.33%
Kent +19 22 £35,000 +40.00% 3
Isle of Wight - 1 £25,000 -
Software Developer
England

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 South East region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 1090 (73.80%) C#
2 992 (67.16%) .NET
3 781 (52.88%) JavaScript
4 718 (48.61%) SQL
5 651 (44.08%) ASP.NET
6 650 (44.01%) MVC
7 636 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
8 618 (41.84%) HTML
9 555 (37.58%) CSS
10 527 (35.68%) SQL Server
11 428 (28.98%) ASP.NET MVC
12 390 (26.40%) AngularJS
13 370 (25.05%) Degree
14 348 (23.56%) Software Engineering
15 345 (23.36%) Java
16 307 (20.79%) jQuery
17 285 (19.30%) Web Services
18 283 (19.16%) Microsoft
19 272 (18.42%) C++
20 261 (17.67%) .NET Framework
21 250 (16.93%) TDD
22 231 (15.64%) OO
23 230 (15.57%) Computer Science
24 226 (15.30%) Windows
25 220 (14.90%) Scrum
26 188 (12.73%) Linux
27 179 (12.12%) XML
28 163 (11.04%) Git (software)
29 161 (10.90%) OOP
29 161 (10.90%) C

Software Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 37 (2.51%) IIS
2 29 (1.96%) CMS
3 26 (1.76%) SharePoint
4 23 (1.56%) NServiceBus
5 22 (1.49%) Drupal
6 15 (1.02%) JBoss
7 14 (0.95%) Tomcat
8 13 (0.88%) Apache
8 13 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
9 12 (0.81%) WordPress
10 11 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (0.54%) Apache Spark
11 8 (0.54%) MS Exchange
11 8 (0.54%) Umbraco
12 6 (0.41%) SilverStripe
13 4 (0.27%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.27%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.27%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.20%) Jetty
14 3 (0.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (0.68%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.20%) Sage X3
3 2 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.14%) Magento
3 2 (0.14%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 106 (7.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 88 (5.96%) SaaS
3 68 (4.60%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (0.68%) GitHub
7 9 (0.61%) Force.com
8 7 (0.47%) Datadog
9 4 (0.27%) PaaS
10 3 (0.20%) BrowserStack
11 1 (0.068%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.068%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.10%) TCP/IP
2 28 (1.90%) HTTP
3 16 (1.08%) DNS
4 15 (1.02%) Internet
5 5 (0.34%) 3G
5 5 (0.34%) 4G
5 5 (0.34%) LTE
6 4 (0.27%) Intranet
7 3 (0.20%) Firewall
7 3 (0.20%) Skype
7 3 (0.20%) Wireless
8 2 (0.14%) AMQP
8 2 (0.14%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.14%) NGN
8 2 (0.14%) RS-485
8 2 (0.14%) SMPP
8 2 (0.14%) SNMP
8 2 (0.14%) SS7
8 2 (0.14%) ZigBee
9 1 (0.068%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 527 (35.68%) SQL Server
2 105 (7.11%) Relational Database
3 88 (5.96%) MySQL
4 59 (3.99%) SQL Server 2008
5 56 (3.79%) NoSQL
6 45 (3.05%) Big Data
7 42 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
8 38 (2.57%) MongoDB
9 32 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 26 (1.76%) RDBMS
11 24 (1.62%) Amazon RDS
12 19 (1.29%) Crystal Reports
12 19 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 18 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 16 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
15 15 (1.02%) Azure SQL Database
15 15 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
16 12 (0.81%) Hadoop
17 10 (0.68%) MariaDB
17 10 (0.68%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 163 (11.04%) Git (software)
2 126 (8.53%) Visual Studio
3 99 (6.70%) Subversion
4 90 (6.09%) NUnit
5 79 (5.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 64 (4.33%) JIRA
7 51 (3.45%) Selenium
8 33 (2.23%) WebDriver
9 27 (1.83%) SpecFlow
10 26 (1.76%) Maven
11 24 (1.62%) JSUnit
12 23 (1.56%) TeamCity
13 22 (1.49%) Jenkins
14 20 (1.35%) Bugzilla
14 20 (1.35%) Trac
15 15 (1.02%) Protractor
16 14 (0.95%) Bitbucket
16 14 (0.95%) Cucumber
17 13 (0.88%) Moq
17 13 (0.88%) MSTest
General
1 143 (9.68%) Finance
2 60 (4.06%) Telecoms
3 44 (2.98%) Marketing
4 42 (2.84%) Retail
5 21 (1.42%) Advertising
5 21 (1.42%) Automotive
6 15 (1.02%) Banking
6 15 (1.02%) Electronics
7 14 (0.95%) Investment Banking
8 13 (0.88%) Legal
9 12 (0.81%) Manufacturing
10 11 (0.74%) Military
11 10 (0.68%) Back Office
12 9 (0.61%) Billing
13 8 (0.54%) Games
14 7 (0.47%) Publishing
15 5 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.14%) German Language
17 1 (0.068%) Music Industry
17 1 (0.068%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 992 (67.16%) .NET
2 651 (44.08%) ASP.NET
3 618 (41.84%) HTML
4 555 (37.58%) CSS
5 428 (28.98%) ASP.NET MVC
6 390 (26.40%) AngularJS
7 307 (20.79%) jQuery
8 285 (19.30%) Web Services
9 261 (17.67%) .NET Framework
10 179 (12.12%) XML
11 149 (10.09%) HTML5
12 147 (9.95%) WPF
13 137 (9.28%) ASP.NET Web API
14 129 (8.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 126 (8.53%) WCF
16 111 (7.52%) Entity Framework
17 96 (6.50%) REST
18 94 (6.36%) RESTful
19 87 (5.89%) LINQ
20 77 (5.21%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 230 (15.57%) Computer Science
2 117 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
3 86 (5.82%) Greenfield Project
4 45 (3.05%) Mobile App
5 44 (2.98%) User Experience
6 42 (2.84%) Algorithms
7 30 (2.03%) Data Structures
8 27 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
9 25 (1.69%) N-Tier
10 21 (1.42%) Client/Server
11 19 (1.29%) Social Media
12 16 (1.08%) Fintech
13 15 (1.02%) Embedded Systems
14 9 (0.61%) Augmented Reality
15 6 (0.41%) Blog
15 6 (0.41%) iSeries
16 4 (0.27%) CUDA
16 4 (0.27%) iPad
16 4 (0.27%) NHS
16 4 (0.27%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 226 (15.30%) Windows
2 188 (12.73%) Linux
3 92 (6.23%) Android
4 81 (5.48%) Apple iOS
5 36 (2.44%) Unix
6 34 (2.30%) Mac OS
7 25 (1.69%) VxWorks
8 11 (0.74%) Mac OS X
9 8 (0.54%) CentOS
10 6 (0.41%) Amazon Linux
11 5 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
12 4 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.27%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.14%) Solaris
14 2 (0.14%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.068%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.068%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.068%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 650 (44.01%) MVC
2 636 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
3 348 (23.56%) Software Engineering
4 250 (16.93%) TDD
5 231 (15.64%) OO
6 220 (14.90%) Scrum
7 161 (10.90%) OOP
8 154 (10.43%) Web Development
9 135 (9.14%) Unit Testing
10 120 (8.12%) SDLC
11 89 (6.03%) BDD
12 86 (5.82%) Continuous Integration
13 67 (4.54%) Mentoring
13 67 (4.54%) Test Automation
14 59 (3.99%) CRM
15 58 (3.93%) SOA
16 57 (3.86%) Refactoring
16 57 (3.86%) Web Application Development
17 51 (3.45%) Front End Development
18 46 (3.11%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 1090 (73.80%) C#
2 781 (52.88%) JavaScript
3 718 (48.61%) SQL
4 345 (23.36%) Java
5 272 (18.42%) C++
6 161 (10.90%) C
7 126 (8.53%) VB.NET
8 114 (7.72%) PHP
9 89 (6.03%) T-SQL
10 85 (5.75%) Python
11 45 (3.05%) Objective-C
12 43 (2.91%) Ruby
13 38 (2.57%) Shell Script
14 32 (2.17%) VB
15 30 (2.03%) Perl
16 26 (1.76%) TypeScript
17 22 (1.49%) PL/SQL
18 21 (1.42%) Scala
19 14 (0.95%) Embedded C++
19 14 (0.95%) XPath
Qualifications
1 370 (25.05%) Degree
2 93 (6.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 65 (4.40%) Security Cleared
4 26 (1.76%) DV Cleared
5 22 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (1.49%) SC Cleared
6 17 (1.15%) PhD
7 14 (0.95%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
8 4 (0.27%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.068%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.068%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.068%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (2.37%) QA
2 16 (1.08%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.20%) SLA
4 2 (0.14%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.068%) IEC 62304
5 1 (0.068%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.068%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.068%) SEPA
System Software
1 27 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (1.76%) Virtual Machines
3 22 (1.49%) Docker
4 5 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (0.27%) Firmware
6 2 (0.14%) KVM
Systems Management
1 27 (1.83%) Ansible
2 7 (0.47%) HAProxy
3 4 (0.27%) Packer
3 4 (0.27%) Terraform
4 3 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.068%) Perfmon
5 1 (0.068%) Puppet
5 1 (0.068%) Salt
Vendors
1 283 (19.16%) Microsoft
2 93 (6.30%) Oracle
3 34 (2.30%) VMware
4 31 (2.10%) Xamarin
5 18 (1.22%) SAP
6 11 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
6 11 (0.74%) Zend
7 8 (0.54%) iManage
7 8 (0.54%) LexisNexis
8 6 (0.41%) Telerik
9 5 (0.34%) Red Hat
9 5 (0.34%) TOWER Software
10 4 (0.27%) Adobe
10 4 (0.27%) Apple
10 4 (0.27%) Sony
11 3 (0.20%) IBM
11 3 (0.20%) Sage
11 3 (0.20%) TIBCO
11 3 (0.20%) Twitter
12 2 (0.14%) Talend
Oxfordshire
Yoh
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Training + Qualifications + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefiits + training+ progression
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hampshire
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42500 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hampshire
Rullion
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum GBP 50k +Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Rochester, Kent
Bluetownonline
Posted: 22 hours ago
Henley-On-Thames, Oxfordshire
Opensauce /New Growth Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £23000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bicester, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Yoh
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-45k+Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits and training
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: £30k - 45k per year + Benefits
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Gatwick, West Sussex
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Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Pension, Life Assurance, Medical
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Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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