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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 28 21 48
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 74 147 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 8.51% 11.39% 4.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.76% 11.55% 5.04%
Number of salaries quoted 71 146 39
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +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
845 1273 774
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 97.13% 98.61% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 716 1086 698
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 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 July 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Brighton

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 87 (64.93%) C#
2 80 (59.70%) .NET
3 66 (49.25%) JavaScript
4 60 (44.78%) HTML
5 53 (39.55%) SQL
6 52 (38.81%) Software Engineering
7 49 (36.57%) Linux
8 48 (35.82%) ASP.NET
8 48 (35.82%) CSS
8 48 (35.82%) C++
9 46 (34.33%) SQL Server
10 43 (32.09%) T-SQL
11 37 (27.61%) Web Services
12 30 (22.39%) Windows
13 29 (21.64%) MVC
14 28 (20.90%) Visual Studio
15 26 (19.40%) XML
15 26 (19.40%) Agile Software Development
16 25 (18.66%) Qt
17 22 (16.42%) Scrum
18 21 (15.67%) SaaS
19 20 (14.93%) Finance
19 20 (14.93%) OO
20 19 (14.18%) TDD
21 18 (13.43%) WCF
21 18 (13.43%) Ajax
21 18 (13.43%) HTML5
22 17 (12.69%) Embedded C++
23 15 (11.19%) Degree
24 14 (10.45%) CSS3

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 13 (9.70%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (2.24%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (15.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (34.33%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.70%) Firebird
2 13 (9.70%) MongoDB
2 13 (9.70%) MySQL
3 4 (2.99%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.75%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 28 (20.90%) Visual Studio
2 13 (9.70%) ReSharper
3 9 (6.72%) TeamCity
4 3 (2.24%) Subversion
4 3 (2.24%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.49%) NUnit
5 2 (1.49%) Selenium
5 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.75%) Git (software)
General
1 20 (14.93%) Finance
2 4 (2.99%) Legal
3 1 (0.75%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (59.70%) .NET
2 60 (44.78%) HTML
3 48 (35.82%) ASP.NET
3 48 (35.82%) CSS
4 37 (27.61%) Web Services
5 26 (19.40%) XML
6 25 (18.66%) Qt
7 18 (13.43%) WCF
7 18 (13.43%) Ajax
7 18 (13.43%) HTML5
8 14 (10.45%) CSS3
8 14 (10.45%) KnockoutJS
9 13 (9.70%) RabbitMQ
9 13 (9.70%) JSON
9 13 (9.70%) RESTful
10 9 (6.72%) Sass
11 8 (5.97%) jQuery
11 8 (5.97%) .NET Framework
12 6 (4.48%) Entity Framework
13 3 (2.24%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.70%) Computer Science
2 12 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.97%) Algorithms
4 4 (2.99%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.99%) User Experience
5 1 (0.75%) Xbox
5 1 (0.75%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 49 (36.57%) Linux
2 30 (22.39%) Windows
3 7 (5.22%) Android
4 5 (3.73%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.24%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (38.81%) Software Engineering
2 29 (21.64%) MVC
3 26 (19.40%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (16.42%) Scrum
5 20 (14.93%) OO
6 19 (14.18%) TDD
7 13 (9.70%) OOD
7 13 (9.70%) Project Management
7 13 (9.70%) Software Architecture
8 9 (6.72%) OOP
9 7 (5.22%) Integration Testing
10 5 (3.73%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (3.73%) Multithreading
10 5 (3.73%) Web Application Development
11 4 (2.99%) Mobile Application Development
12 3 (2.24%) Web Development
13 2 (1.49%) Unit Testing
13 2 (1.49%) Mentoring
14 1 (0.75%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 87 (64.93%) C#
2 66 (49.25%) JavaScript
3 53 (39.55%) SQL
4 48 (35.82%) C++
5 43 (32.09%) T-SQL
6 17 (12.69%) Embedded C++
7 6 (4.48%) VB6
7 6 (4.48%) C
7 6 (4.48%) VB
8 4 (2.99%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.24%) Java
10 2 (1.49%) VBScript
11 1 (0.75%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.75%) Lua
11 1 (0.75%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 15 (11.19%) Degree
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.75%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.75%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (9.70%) Oracle
2 8 (5.97%) Microsoft
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