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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 36 64 54
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 65 20 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 6.86% 2.53% 4.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.96% 2.58% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 65 20 38
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,550 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,950
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
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
934 776 855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 98.63% 98.35% 97.94%
Number of salaries quoted 817 657 789
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 19 December 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Brighton

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 135 (89.40%) C#
2 129 (85.43%) .NET
3 104 (68.87%) ASP.NET
4 102 (67.55%) SQL
5 81 (53.64%) JavaScript
6 74 (49.01%) CSS
7 66 (43.71%) HTML
8 57 (37.75%) OO
9 52 (34.44%) Agile Software Development
10 49 (32.45%) MVC
11 48 (31.79%) jQuery
12 43 (28.48%) T-SQL
13 37 (24.50%) SQL Server
13 37 (24.50%) WCF
14 34 (22.52%) Software Engineering
15 31 (20.53%) WinForms
16 30 (19.87%) TDD
17 29 (19.21%) Degree
18 28 (18.54%) WPF
19 26 (17.22%) VB6
19 26 (17.22%) VB
20 25 (16.56%) .NET Framework
20 25 (16.56%) XML
21 20 (13.25%) Web Services
21 20 (13.25%) IIS
22 19 (12.58%) OOP
23 18 (11.92%) Unit Testing
24 17 (11.26%) AngularJS
24 17 (11.26%) Visual Studio
25 16 (10.60%) Subversion

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 20 (13.25%) IIS
2 1 (0.66%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.66%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (5.30%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.99%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.64%) Internet
2 1 (0.66%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (24.50%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.96%) Big Data
3 2 (1.32%) Firebird
3 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.32%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.66%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.66%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (11.26%) Visual Studio
2 16 (10.60%) Subversion
3 5 (3.31%) Eclipse
3 5 (3.31%) TeamCity
3 5 (3.31%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.31%) Mercurial
4 4 (2.65%) NUnit
5 3 (1.99%) Hudson
5 3 (1.99%) SpecFlow
5 3 (1.99%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.99%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (1.32%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.66%) Selenium
7 1 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.66%) Maven
General
1 15 (9.93%) Finance
2 8 (5.30%) Marketing
3 3 (1.99%) Back Office
4 2 (1.32%) Banking
5 1 (0.66%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (85.43%) .NET
2 104 (68.87%) ASP.NET
3 74 (49.01%) CSS
4 66 (43.71%) HTML
5 48 (31.79%) jQuery
6 37 (24.50%) WCF
7 31 (20.53%) WinForms
8 28 (18.54%) WPF
9 25 (16.56%) .NET Framework
9 25 (16.56%) XML
10 20 (13.25%) Web Services
11 17 (11.26%) AngularJS
12 16 (10.60%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 16 (10.60%) Classic ASP
13 15 (9.93%) XHTML
13 15 (9.93%) ASP.NET MVC 2
13 15 (9.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 15 (9.93%) Razor View Engine
14 8 (5.30%) HTML5
15 7 (4.64%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.60%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.28%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.30%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.32%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.93%) Windows
2 8 (5.30%) Linux
3 5 (3.31%) Android
4 2 (1.32%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (37.75%) OO
2 52 (34.44%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (32.45%) MVC
4 34 (22.52%) Software Engineering
5 30 (19.87%) TDD
6 19 (12.58%) OOP
7 18 (11.92%) Unit Testing
8 16 (10.60%) Mentoring
9 15 (9.93%) OOD
10 11 (7.28%) Waterfall
11 9 (5.96%) Integration Testing
12 8 (5.30%) Digital Marketing
13 7 (4.64%) Web Application Development
13 7 (4.64%) Scrum
14 6 (3.97%) Web Development
15 5 (3.31%) Continuous Integration
15 5 (3.31%) E-Commerce
16 3 (1.99%) Analytics
16 3 (1.99%) Marketing Analytics
17 2 (1.32%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 135 (89.40%) C#
2 102 (67.55%) SQL
3 81 (53.64%) JavaScript
4 43 (28.48%) T-SQL
5 26 (17.22%) VB
5 26 (17.22%) VB6
6 16 (10.60%) VBScript
7 12 (7.95%) C++
7 12 (7.95%) Java
8 3 (1.99%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.32%) Embedded C++
9 2 (1.32%) Delphi
10 1 (0.66%) C
10 1 (0.66%) PHP
10 1 (0.66%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 29 (19.21%) Degree
2 2 (1.32%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (1.32%) OCPJWCD
3 1 (0.66%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 12 (7.95%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.31%) Oracle
3 3 (1.99%) Google
4 2 (1.32%) Sun
5 1 (0.66%) DevExpress
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