Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 23 November 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 > Southampton
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 22 53
Rank change year-on-year +6 +31 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 188 126 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 12.97% 9.33% 5.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.40% 9.60% 5.37%
Number of salaries quoted 184 125 72
Southampton median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.03% +17.86%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £27,650
90th Percentile £48,375 £57,000 £61,250
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton. 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
Southampton
Permanent vacancies in Southampton with a recognized job title 1403 1312 1342
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.83% 97.11% 98.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1282 1169 1201
Southampton median annual salary £37,500 £41,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.64% +1.22% +9.33%
10th Percentile £22,500 £24,700 £22,500
90th Percentile £59,900 £60,000 £61,250
Hampshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +6.25%

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Southampton

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for Software Developer in Southampton

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Southampton over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Southampton

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Southampton region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 169 (89.89%) C#
2 161 (85.64%) .NET
3 156 (82.98%) SQL Server
4 130 (69.15%) MVC
5 122 (64.89%) JavaScript
6 118 (62.77%) SQL
7 115 (61.17%) ASP.NET
8 102 (54.26%) HTML
9 79 (42.02%) CSS
10 74 (39.36%) ASP.NET MVC
11 71 (37.77%) jQuery
12 62 (32.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 61 (32.45%) Agile Software Development
14 55 (29.26%) VB.NET
15 53 (28.19%) Visual Studio
16 45 (23.94%) Microsoft
17 44 (23.40%) Web Services
17 44 (23.40%) XML
18 39 (20.74%) Ajax
19 38 (20.21%) AngularJS
20 36 (19.15%) Retail
20 36 (19.15%) Software Engineering
20 36 (19.15%) IIS
21 34 (18.09%) QA
22 32 (17.02%) Telerik
22 32 (17.02%) SQL Server 2012
22 32 (17.02%) SQL Server 2008
23 29 (15.43%) REST
24 27 (14.36%) Java
25 26 (13.83%) Degree

Software Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 36 (19.15%) IIS
2 3 (1.60%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (6.91%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (6.38%) SaaS
4 2 (1.06%) Slack
5 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (82.98%) SQL Server
2 32 (17.02%) SQL Server 2008
2 32 (17.02%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (5.32%) Relational Database
4 8 (4.26%) MS Access
4 8 (4.26%) NoSQL
4 8 (4.26%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.06%) MySQL
6 1 (0.53%) InfluxDB
6 1 (0.53%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.53%) Redis
Development Applications
1 53 (28.19%) Visual Studio
2 25 (13.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (2.66%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.06%) Subversion
5 1 (0.53%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.53%) NUnit
General
1 36 (19.15%) Retail
2 7 (3.72%) Electronics
3 5 (2.66%) Back Office
4 2 (1.06%) Automotive
5 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (85.64%) .NET
2 115 (61.17%) ASP.NET
3 102 (54.26%) HTML
4 79 (42.02%) CSS
5 74 (39.36%) ASP.NET MVC
6 71 (37.77%) jQuery
7 62 (32.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 44 (23.40%) Web Services
8 44 (23.40%) XML
9 39 (20.74%) Ajax
10 38 (20.21%) AngularJS
11 29 (15.43%) REST
12 15 (7.98%) RESTful
12 15 (7.98%) Spring
12 15 (7.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 13 (6.91%) WPF
14 9 (4.79%) .NET Framework
14 9 (4.79%) ASP.NET Web API
14 9 (4.79%) Node.js
15 8 (4.26%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.77%) Computer Science
2 22 (11.70%) N-Tier
3 4 (2.13%) Algorithms
3 4 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (1.60%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.53%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.53%) NHS
5 1 (0.53%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.38%) Windows
2 4 (2.13%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.60%) Linux
4 1 (0.53%) Android
4 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (69.15%) MVC
2 61 (32.45%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (19.15%) Software Engineering
4 26 (13.83%) Test Automation
5 21 (11.17%) OOP
5 21 (11.17%) Unit Testing
6 14 (7.45%) Web Development
7 11 (5.85%) OO
8 9 (4.79%) Scrum
9 8 (4.26%) BDD
9 8 (4.26%) TDD
10 7 (3.72%) Physics
11 6 (3.19%) Mathematics
12 5 (2.66%) Multithreaded Programming
12 5 (2.66%) Multithreading
12 5 (2.66%) Use Case
13 4 (2.13%) Cryptography
13 4 (2.13%) Mobile Development
14 3 (1.60%) Logistics
14 3 (1.60%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 169 (89.89%) C#
2 122 (64.89%) JavaScript
3 118 (62.77%) SQL
4 55 (29.26%) VB.NET
5 27 (14.36%) Java
6 10 (5.32%) PHP
7 9 (4.79%) F#
8 5 (2.66%) C++
9 4 (2.13%) Python
10 3 (1.60%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.06%) Delphi
11 2 (1.06%) Groovy
11 2 (1.06%) Perl
11 2 (1.06%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.06%) Ruby
12 1 (0.53%) Go
Qualifications
1 26 (13.83%) Degree
2 7 (3.72%) Oracle Certification
3 6 (3.19%) PhD
4 2 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (18.09%) QA
2 4 (2.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 3 (1.60%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.53%) GCP
4 1 (0.53%) HL7
System Software
1 6 (3.19%) Docker
Vendors
1 45 (23.94%) Microsoft
2 32 (17.02%) Telerik
3 18 (9.57%) Oracle
4 7 (3.72%) Sun
5 3 (1.60%) Xamarin