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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 28 28 51
Rank change year-on-year
0 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 77 108 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 8.90% 8.78% 5.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.21% 8.85% 5.13%
Number of salaries quoted 69 103 34
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -20.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £25,000 £26,550
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
836 1220 663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 96.65% 99.19% 98.37%
Number of salaries quoted 700 1047 605
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Brighton

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 93 (67.88%) C#
2 84 (61.31%) .NET
3 82 (59.85%) JavaScript
4 75 (54.74%) HTML
5 67 (48.91%) SQL
6 65 (47.45%) CSS
7 54 (39.42%) Linux
8 47 (34.31%) SQL Server
9 42 (30.66%) ASP.NET
10 41 (29.93%) Web Services
10 41 (29.93%) Software Engineering
11 40 (29.20%) C++
12 35 (25.55%) T-SQL
13 29 (21.17%) HTML5
14 28 (20.44%) KnockoutJS
15 27 (19.71%) Ajax
15 27 (19.71%) Agile Software Development
15 27 (19.71%) XML
16 25 (18.25%) Finance
16 25 (18.25%) Degree
16 25 (18.25%) SaaS
17 23 (16.79%) Computer Science
18 20 (14.60%) Windows
18 20 (14.60%) Visual Studio
19 19 (13.87%) TDD
20 18 (13.14%) MVC
21 17 (12.41%) Embedded C++
21 17 (12.41%) Qt
21 17 (12.41%) CSS3
21 17 (12.41%) Analytical Skills

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 2 (1.46%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.73%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 25 (18.25%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (34.31%) SQL Server
2 17 (12.41%) NoSQL
3 16 (11.68%) Firebird
3 16 (11.68%) MongoDB
4 10 (7.30%) MySQL
5 1 (0.73%) SQLite
5 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (14.60%) Visual Studio
2 16 (11.68%) ReSharper
3 12 (8.76%) TeamCity
4 6 (4.38%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.46%) Selenium
6 2 (1.46%) NUnit
7 1 (0.73%) Subversion
General
1 25 (18.25%) Finance
2 12 (8.76%) Legal
3 7 (5.11%) Marketing
4 5 (3.65%) Advertising
5 1 (0.73%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (61.31%) .NET
2 75 (54.74%) HTML
3 65 (47.45%) CSS
4 42 (30.66%) ASP.NET
5 41 (29.93%) Web Services
6 29 (21.17%) HTML5
7 28 (20.44%) KnockoutJS
8 27 (19.71%) XML
8 27 (19.71%) Ajax
9 17 (12.41%) CSS3
9 17 (12.41%) Qt
10 16 (11.68%) RESTful
10 16 (11.68%) RabbitMQ
10 16 (11.68%) JSON
11 13 (9.49%) jQuery
12 12 (8.76%) Sass
12 12 (8.76%) AngularJS
12 12 (8.76%) WCF
13 6 (4.38%) Backbone.js
13 6 (4.38%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.79%) Computer Science
2 17 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (8.76%) User Experience
3 12 (8.76%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.65%) Social Media
5 1 (0.73%) Xbox
5 1 (0.73%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 54 (39.42%) Linux
2 20 (14.60%) Windows
3 13 (9.49%) Apple iOS
4 12 (8.76%) Android
5 8 (5.84%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (29.93%) Software Engineering
2 27 (19.71%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (13.87%) TDD
4 18 (13.14%) MVC
5 12 (8.76%) Scrum
5 12 (8.76%) OO
5 12 (8.76%) Mobile Application Development
6 11 (8.03%) Analytics
7 10 (7.30%) Software Architecture
7 10 (7.30%) Project Management
8 9 (6.57%) Unit Testing
9 6 (4.38%) Web Development
9 6 (4.38%) Marketing Analytics
10 5 (3.65%) Multithreading
10 5 (3.65%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (2.92%) OOD
12 2 (1.46%) Integration Testing
12 2 (1.46%) Continuous Integration
13 1 (0.73%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 93 (67.88%) C#
2 82 (59.85%) JavaScript
3 67 (48.91%) SQL
4 40 (29.20%) C++
5 35 (25.55%) T-SQL
6 17 (12.41%) Embedded C++
7 12 (8.76%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.46%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.73%) C
9 1 (0.73%) VB
9 1 (0.73%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.73%) VB6
9 1 (0.73%) Lua
Qualifications
1 25 (18.25%) Degree
2 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.73%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.73%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (7.30%) Oracle
2 1 (0.73%) Microsoft
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