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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 26 41 77
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 117 38 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 9.56% 5.55% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.65% 5.66% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 112 38 10
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 £34,700
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
1212 671 804
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 99.02% 97.96% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1034 613 728
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Brighton

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 221 (91.32%) C#
2 217 (89.67%) .NET
3 204 (84.30%) ASP.NET
4 192 (79.34%) SQL
5 130 (53.72%) OO
6 117 (48.35%) WCF
7 109 (45.04%) WinForms
8 104 (42.98%) JavaScript
9 96 (39.67%) WPF
10 92 (38.02%) HTML
11 78 (32.23%) CSS
12 70 (28.93%) jQuery
13 67 (27.69%) MVC
14 59 (24.38%) SQL Server
15 52 (21.49%) Software Engineering
16 47 (19.42%) Degree
16 47 (19.42%) XML
17 46 (19.01%) T-SQL
18 43 (17.77%) TDD
19 38 (15.70%) Visual Studio
20 37 (15.29%) OOP
21 30 (12.40%) Windows
21 30 (12.40%) OOD
21 30 (12.40%) Agile Software Development
22 29 (11.98%) .NET Framework
23 26 (10.74%) Unit Testing
23 26 (10.74%) Razor View Engine
23 26 (10.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
23 26 (10.74%) ASP.NET MVC 2
23 26 (10.74%) XHTML

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 16 (6.61%) IIS
2 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (6.20%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.37%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.24%) Internet
2 1 (0.41%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (24.38%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.31%) MySQL
3 7 (2.89%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.24%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 38 (15.70%) Visual Studio
2 23 (9.50%) Subversion
3 13 (5.37%) NUnit
3 13 (5.37%) Hudson
3 13 (5.37%) Visual Studio Team System
3 13 (5.37%) Jenkins
3 13 (5.37%) SpecFlow
4 6 (2.48%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.83%) Mercurial
5 2 (0.83%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.83%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (8.68%) Finance
2 12 (4.96%) Games
3 3 (1.24%) Back Office
3 3 (1.24%) Marketing
4 1 (0.41%) Electronics
4 1 (0.41%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (89.67%) .NET
2 204 (84.30%) ASP.NET
3 117 (48.35%) WCF
4 109 (45.04%) WinForms
5 96 (39.67%) WPF
6 92 (38.02%) HTML
7 78 (32.23%) CSS
8 70 (28.93%) jQuery
9 47 (19.42%) XML
10 29 (11.98%) .NET Framework
11 26 (10.74%) Razor View Engine
11 26 (10.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 26 (10.74%) ASP.NET MVC 2
11 26 (10.74%) XHTML
12 15 (6.20%) LINQ
13 11 (4.55%) Web Services
14 10 (4.13%) AngularJS
14 10 (4.13%) ASP.NET MVC
15 9 (3.72%) Classic ASP
15 9 (3.72%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.02%) Computer Science
2 8 (3.31%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 30 (12.40%) Windows
2 8 (3.31%) Linux
3 6 (2.48%) Android
4 2 (0.83%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (53.72%) OO
2 67 (27.69%) MVC
3 52 (21.49%) Software Engineering
4 43 (17.77%) TDD
5 37 (15.29%) OOP
6 30 (12.40%) OOD
6 30 (12.40%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (10.74%) Unit Testing
8 13 (5.37%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (5.37%) Scrum
9 11 (4.55%) Web Development
10 10 (4.13%) Integration Testing
10 10 (4.13%) Web Application Development
11 9 (3.72%) Waterfall
12 7 (2.89%) Kalman Filter
13 5 (2.07%) Multithreading
14 3 (1.24%) Digital Marketing
14 3 (1.24%) Web Usability
15 1 (0.41%) Requirements Analysis
15 1 (0.41%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 221 (91.32%) C#
2 192 (79.34%) SQL
3 104 (42.98%) JavaScript
4 46 (19.01%) T-SQL
5 19 (7.85%) VB
5 19 (7.85%) VB6
6 16 (6.61%) C
7 13 (5.37%) Java
8 9 (3.72%) VBScript
9 6 (2.48%) C++
10 2 (0.83%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.41%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 47 (19.42%) Degree
2 1 (0.41%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 23 (9.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (0.83%) Adobe
3 1 (0.41%) Google
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