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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 50 23 62
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 55 109 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 5.40% 10.78% 2.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.57% 10.95% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 53 109 21
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £23,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
987 995 765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 96.86% 98.42% 97.58%
Number of salaries quoted 864 850 701
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
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 1 May 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Brighton

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 90 (67.67%) C#
2 78 (58.65%) .NET
3 61 (45.86%) ASP.NET
4 58 (43.61%) SQL
5 55 (41.35%) Software Engineering
6 54 (40.60%) JavaScript
7 48 (36.09%) CSS
8 46 (34.59%) HTML
9 42 (31.58%) C++
10 38 (28.57%) T-SQL
10 38 (28.57%) Linux
11 37 (27.82%) Windows
12 34 (25.56%) Web Services
13 32 (24.06%) XML
13 32 (24.06%) Visual Studio
14 31 (23.31%) OO
15 29 (21.80%) SQL Server
16 28 (21.05%) MVC
16 28 (21.05%) jQuery
17 25 (18.80%) Qt
18 19 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
18 19 (14.29%) Ajax
18 19 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
19 18 (13.53%) OOD
20 17 (12.78%) Degree
20 17 (12.78%) TDD
21 16 (12.03%) .NET Framework
21 16 (12.03%) Computer Science
21 16 (12.03%) OOP
21 16 (12.03%) Algorithms

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 15 (11.28%) IIS
2 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (7.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (21.80%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.02%) Firebird
2 8 (6.02%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.26%) MySQL
4 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.50%) Big Data
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 32 (24.06%) Visual Studio
2 10 (7.52%) Eclipse
3 8 (6.02%) ReSharper
4 7 (5.26%) TeamCity
5 5 (3.76%) Subversion
6 3 (2.26%) NUnit
6 3 (2.26%) Selenium
6 3 (2.26%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.50%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.75%) Maven
General
1 10 (7.52%) Finance
2 2 (1.50%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (58.65%) .NET
2 61 (45.86%) ASP.NET
3 48 (36.09%) CSS
4 46 (34.59%) HTML
5 34 (25.56%) Web Services
6 32 (24.06%) XML
7 28 (21.05%) jQuery
8 25 (18.80%) Qt
9 19 (14.29%) Ajax
10 16 (12.03%) .NET Framework
11 14 (10.53%) Entity Framework
12 11 (8.27%) AngularJS
12 11 (8.27%) Classic ASP
13 10 (7.52%) HTML5
13 10 (7.52%) WCF
14 9 (6.77%) CSS3
15 8 (6.02%) RabbitMQ
16 7 (5.26%) JSON
16 7 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
16 7 (5.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (12.03%) Computer Science
2 16 (12.03%) Algorithms
3 1 (0.75%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 38 (28.57%) Linux
2 37 (27.82%) Windows
3 10 (7.52%) Android
4 3 (2.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (41.35%) Software Engineering
2 31 (23.31%) OO
3 28 (21.05%) MVC
4 19 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (13.53%) OOD
6 17 (12.78%) TDD
7 16 (12.03%) OOP
8 13 (9.77%) Scrum
9 12 (9.02%) Integration Testing
10 9 (6.77%) Web Application Development
11 6 (4.51%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (3.76%) Multithreading
13 3 (2.26%) Project Management
13 3 (2.26%) Web Development
13 3 (2.26%) Mentoring
13 3 (2.26%) Software Architecture
14 2 (1.50%) Digital Marketing
14 2 (1.50%) E-Commerce
14 2 (1.50%) Change Management
15 1 (0.75%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 90 (67.67%) C#
2 58 (43.61%) SQL
3 54 (40.60%) JavaScript
4 42 (31.58%) C++
5 38 (28.57%) T-SQL
6 15 (11.28%) VB
6 15 (11.28%) VB6
7 13 (9.77%) Java
8 11 (8.27%) VBScript
9 10 (7.52%) Embedded C++
10 5 (3.76%) C
11 2 (1.50%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.50%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 17 (12.78%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.51%) Oracle
3 1 (0.75%) DevExpress
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