The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 3 months to 24 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
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 9 49
Rank change year-on-year -6 +40  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 74 132 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 13.29% 17.77% 4.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.63% 18.13% 4.61%
Number of salaries quoted 73 131 29
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £40,500
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 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 543 728 759
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 97.49% 97.98% 98.96%
Number of salaries quoted 499 683 603
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,500 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
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 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 24 June 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 24 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 Southampton region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 149 (95.51%) C#
2 141 (90.38%) .NET
3 128 (82.05%) ASP.NET
4 102 (65.38%) MVC
5 98 (62.82%) SQL
6 73 (46.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 71 (45.51%) SQL Server
8 65 (41.67%) HTML
9 63 (40.38%) JavaScript
10 57 (36.54%) Web Services
11 55 (35.26%) CSS
12 49 (31.41%) Microsoft
13 45 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
14 39 (25.00%) REST
15 30 (19.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 29 (18.59%) Degree
17 28 (17.95%) AngularJS
18 27 (17.31%) OO
19 25 (16.03%) Software Engineering
20 24 (15.38%) TDD
21 22 (14.10%) Web Development
21 22 (14.10%) Computer Science
21 22 (14.10%) WPF
22 21 (13.46%) Scrum
22 21 (13.46%) OOP
23 20 (12.82%) PHP
23 20 (12.82%) ASP.NET Web API
24 19 (12.18%) jQuery
24 19 (12.18%) RESTful
25 18 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure

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 15 (9.62%) SharePoint
2 12 (7.69%) NServiceBus
3 7 (4.49%) IIS
4 3 (1.92%) Apache
4 3 (1.92%) JBoss
5 2 (1.28%) CMS
5 2 (1.28%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.64%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 18 (11.54%) SaaS
2 7 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (45.51%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 8 (5.13%) NoSQL
4 7 (4.49%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (4.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (3.85%) MS Access
5 6 (3.85%) RDBMS
6 5 (3.21%) MySQL
6 5 (3.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.92%) JasperReports
8 2 (1.28%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (11.54%) Git (software)
2 9 (5.77%) Subversion
3 7 (4.49%) Bugzilla
3 7 (4.49%) Trac
4 3 (1.92%) Eclipse
4 3 (1.92%) NUnit
4 3 (1.92%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.64%) Gradle
5 1 (0.64%) Grunt
5 1 (0.64%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.64%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.64%) JIRA
5 1 (0.64%) Mockito
5 1 (0.64%) Protractor
5 1 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (7.69%) Retail
2 9 (5.77%) Electronics
3 3 (1.92%) Finance
4 2 (1.28%) Automotive
4 2 (1.28%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.64%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (90.38%) .NET
2 128 (82.05%) ASP.NET
3 73 (46.79%) ASP.NET MVC
4 65 (41.67%) HTML
5 57 (36.54%) Web Services
6 55 (35.26%) CSS
7 39 (25.00%) REST
8 30 (19.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 28 (17.95%) AngularJS
10 22 (14.10%) WPF
11 20 (12.82%) ASP.NET Web API
12 19 (12.18%) jQuery
12 19 (12.18%) RESTful
13 13 (8.33%) LINQ
13 13 (8.33%) XML
14 12 (7.69%) NHibernate
15 9 (5.77%) HTML5
16 8 (5.13%) Ember.js
16 8 (5.13%) JSON
16 8 (5.13%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.10%) Computer Science
2 8 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.28%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.28%) EPoS
5 1 (0.64%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.64%) EFT
5 1 (0.64%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.64%) Fintech
5 1 (0.64%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.64%) Smart Energy
5 1 (0.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.97%) Windows
2 5 (3.21%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.56%) Android
3 4 (2.56%) Linux
4 2 (1.28%) Unix
5 1 (0.64%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (65.38%) MVC
2 45 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (17.31%) OO
4 25 (16.03%) Software Engineering
5 24 (15.38%) TDD
6 22 (14.10%) Web Development
7 21 (13.46%) OOP
7 21 (13.46%) Scrum
8 16 (10.26%) SDLC
9 11 (7.05%) OOD
10 10 (6.41%) Data Management
11 8 (5.13%) Refactoring
12 7 (4.49%) BDD
12 7 (4.49%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (4.49%) Domain-Driven Design
12 7 (4.49%) Mathematics
12 7 (4.49%) Physics
13 3 (1.92%) DevOps
13 3 (1.92%) Machine Learning
13 3 (1.92%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 149 (95.51%) C#
2 98 (62.82%) SQL
3 63 (40.38%) JavaScript
4 20 (12.82%) PHP
5 17 (10.90%) C++
5 17 (10.90%) Java
6 16 (10.26%) T-SQL
7 10 (6.41%) VB.NET
8 9 (5.77%) F#
9 5 (3.21%) Python
9 5 (3.21%) Ruby
10 4 (2.56%) Perl
10 4 (2.56%) VB
11 3 (1.92%) Delphi
11 3 (1.92%) VB6
12 2 (1.28%) C
12 2 (1.28%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.64%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.64%) Pascal
13 1 (0.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (18.59%) Degree
2 6 (3.85%) PhD
3 4 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.64%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.64%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.85%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 7 (4.49%) Docker
Vendors
1 49 (31.41%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.62%) Oracle
3 1 (0.64%) Apple
3 1 (0.64%) Borland
3 1 (0.64%) Nokia
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