The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 33 50 64
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 86 28 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 7.58% 4.06% 2.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.66% 4.10% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 80 28 19
Average salary £35,000 £44,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.45% +25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Software Developer
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Brighton region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1123 683 822
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 98.94% 99.13% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 980 611 748
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in Brighton

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Brighton

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Brighton region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title.

1 210 (92.92%) C#
2 202 (89.38%) .NET
3 184 (81.42%) ASP.NET
4 177 (78.32%) SQL
5 120 (53.10%) OO
6 106 (46.90%) WCF
7 97 (42.92%) JavaScript
8 93 (41.15%) WinForms
9 89 (39.38%) HTML
10 84 (37.17%) WPF
11 78 (34.51%) CSS
12 75 (33.19%) Agile Software Development
13 68 (30.09%) MVC
14 64 (28.32%) jQuery
15 54 (23.89%) SQL Server
16 53 (23.45%) Software Engineering
17 48 (21.24%) Degree
18 45 (19.91%) T-SQL
19 40 (17.70%) TDD
20 39 (17.26%) XML
20 39 (17.26%) OOP
21 34 (15.04%) Visual Studio
22 31 (13.72%) OOD
23 28 (12.39%) .NET Framework
24 27 (11.95%) Unit Testing
25 26 (11.50%) ASP.NET MVC 2
25 26 (11.50%) Razor View Engine
25 26 (11.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
25 26 (11.50%) XHTML
26 22 (9.73%) Windows

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Brighton region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (7.96%) IIS
2 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (6.19%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.98%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.33%) Internet
2 1 (0.44%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (23.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.54%) MySQL
3 7 (3.10%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (1.77%) Big Data
5 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 34 (15.04%) Visual Studio
2 21 (9.29%) Subversion
3 9 (3.98%) Visual Studio Team System
3 9 (3.98%) Hudson
3 9 (3.98%) SpecFlow
3 9 (3.98%) Jenkins
3 9 (3.98%) NUnit
4 6 (2.65%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.44%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.44%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.44%) Mercurial
General
1 22 (9.73%) Finance
2 12 (5.31%) Games
3 4 (1.77%) Marketing
3 4 (1.77%) Back Office
4 1 (0.44%) Electronics
4 1 (0.44%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 202 (89.38%) .NET
2 184 (81.42%) ASP.NET
3 106 (46.90%) WCF
4 93 (41.15%) WinForms
5 89 (39.38%) HTML
6 84 (37.17%) WPF
7 78 (34.51%) CSS
8 64 (28.32%) jQuery
9 39 (17.26%) XML
10 28 (12.39%) .NET Framework
11 26 (11.50%) XHTML
11 26 (11.50%) ASP.NET MVC 2
11 26 (11.50%) Razor View Engine
11 26 (11.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 12 (5.31%) AngularJS
12 12 (5.31%) Web Services
13 11 (4.87%) Classic ASP
13 11 (4.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 10 (4.42%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (4.42%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.96%) Computer Science
2 8 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.10%) Social Media
4 1 (0.44%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 22 (9.73%) Windows
2 8 (3.54%) Linux
3 6 (2.65%) Android
4 2 (0.88%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (53.10%) OO
2 75 (33.19%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (30.09%) MVC
4 53 (23.45%) Software Engineering
5 40 (17.70%) TDD
6 39 (17.26%) OOP
7 31 (13.72%) OOD
8 27 (11.95%) Unit Testing
9 17 (7.52%) Mentoring
10 12 (5.31%) Waterfall
11 11 (4.87%) Web Development
12 10 (4.42%) Integration Testing
12 10 (4.42%) Web Application Development
13 9 (3.98%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (3.98%) Scrum
14 7 (3.10%) Kalman Filter
15 4 (1.77%) Multithreading
15 4 (1.77%) Digital Marketing
16 3 (1.33%) Web Usability
16 3 (1.33%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 210 (92.92%) C#
2 177 (78.32%) SQL
3 97 (42.92%) JavaScript
4 45 (19.91%) T-SQL
5 22 (9.73%) VB
5 22 (9.73%) VB6
6 16 (7.08%) C
7 14 (6.19%) Java
8 11 (4.87%) VBScript
9 6 (2.65%) C++
10 2 (0.88%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.44%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.44%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 48 (21.24%) Degree
2 1 (0.44%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 19 (8.41%) Microsoft
2 3 (1.33%) Google
3 2 (0.88%) Adobe
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