The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 15 25 46
Rank change year-on-year +10 +21  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 82 75 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 13.25% 9.39% 5.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.74% 9.54% 5.22%
Number of salaries quoted 79 75 41
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton. 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
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 597 786 938
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 96.45% 98.37% 99.15%
Number of salaries quoted 549 750 719
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,139 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Southampton

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 105 (91.30%) C#
2 99 (86.09%) .NET
3 84 (73.04%) ASP.NET
4 67 (58.26%) SQL
5 59 (51.30%) HTML
6 56 (48.70%) JavaScript
6 56 (48.70%) MVC
7 55 (47.83%) CSS
8 47 (40.87%) SQL Server
9 39 (33.91%) Agile Software Development
10 32 (27.83%) ASP.NET MVC
11 26 (22.61%) Web Services
12 25 (21.74%) AngularJS
13 23 (20.00%) Microsoft
14 22 (19.13%) TDD
15 21 (18.26%) REST
16 19 (16.52%) SDLC
16 19 (16.52%) OO
17 18 (15.65%) T-SQL
17 18 (15.65%) WPF
17 18 (15.65%) Web Development
18 17 (14.78%) PHP
18 17 (14.78%) Java
19 16 (13.91%) C++
19 16 (13.91%) Windows
19 16 (13.91%) Degree
19 16 (13.91%) Software Engineering
20 15 (13.04%) OOP
20 15 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
21 14 (12.17%) VB.NET

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 10 (8.70%) NServiceBus
2 7 (6.09%) IIS
2 7 (6.09%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.61%) Apache
3 3 (2.61%) CMS
3 3 (2.61%) JBoss
3 3 (2.61%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.74%) EPiServer
Applications
1 8 (6.96%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.87%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.70%) SaaS
2 7 (6.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.48%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.22%) Internet
2 1 (0.87%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (40.87%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.09%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.35%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.61%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (2.61%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (2.61%) JasperReports
4 3 (2.61%) MySQL
4 3 (2.61%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.74%) Big Data
5 2 (1.74%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.48%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.61%) Bugzilla
3 3 (2.61%) Eclipse
3 3 (2.61%) Subversion
3 3 (2.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.61%) Trac
4 2 (1.74%) Grunt
4 2 (1.74%) Jasmine
4 2 (1.74%) Protractor
General
1 6 (5.22%) Electronics
1 6 (5.22%) Retail
2 4 (3.48%) Finance
3 2 (1.74%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.87%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (86.09%) .NET
2 84 (73.04%) ASP.NET
3 59 (51.30%) HTML
4 55 (47.83%) CSS
5 32 (27.83%) ASP.NET MVC
6 26 (22.61%) Web Services
7 25 (21.74%) AngularJS
8 21 (18.26%) REST
9 18 (15.65%) WPF
10 15 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 14 (12.17%) Ajax
12 13 (11.30%) ASP.NET Web API
13 11 (9.57%) WCF
14 10 (8.70%) NHibernate
15 9 (7.83%) HTML5
15 9 (7.83%) RESTful
15 9 (7.83%) XML
16 8 (6.96%) .NET Framework
16 8 (6.96%) jQuery
16 8 (6.96%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.96%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.48%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.61%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.61%) Smart Energy
5 2 (1.74%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.74%) Fintech
6 1 (0.87%) EFT
6 1 (0.87%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.87%) EPoS
6 1 (0.87%) User Experience
6 1 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.87%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.91%) Windows
2 7 (6.09%) Android
2 7 (6.09%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.48%) Linux
3 4 (3.48%) Unix
3 4 (3.48%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (48.70%) MVC
2 39 (33.91%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (19.13%) TDD
4 19 (16.52%) OO
4 19 (16.52%) SDLC
5 18 (15.65%) Web Development
6 16 (13.91%) Software Engineering
7 15 (13.04%) OOP
8 13 (11.30%) Scrum
9 10 (8.70%) OOD
10 8 (6.96%) Mobile Application Development
11 7 (6.09%) Refactoring
12 5 (4.35%) BDD
12 5 (4.35%) Multithreading
12 5 (4.35%) Open Source
13 4 (3.48%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (3.48%) Data Management
13 4 (3.48%) Domain-Driven Design
13 4 (3.48%) MVVM
14 3 (2.61%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 105 (91.30%) C#
2 67 (58.26%) SQL
3 56 (48.70%) JavaScript
4 18 (15.65%) T-SQL
5 17 (14.78%) Java
5 17 (14.78%) PHP
6 16 (13.91%) C++
7 14 (12.17%) VB.NET
8 10 (8.70%) Python
9 5 (4.35%) Ruby
10 4 (3.48%) Objective-C
10 4 (3.48%) Perl
10 4 (3.48%) Shell Script
10 4 (3.48%) VB
11 3 (2.61%) Delphi
11 3 (2.61%) F#
11 3 (2.61%) VB6
12 2 (1.74%) C
12 2 (1.74%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.87%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 16 (13.91%) Degree
2 3 (2.61%) PhD
3 1 (0.87%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (0.87%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.87%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.74%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.74%) QA
System Software
1 8 (6.96%) Docker
Vendors
1 23 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.22%) Oracle
3 4 (3.48%) Apple
4 1 (0.87%) NICE Systems
4 1 (0.87%) Nokia
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