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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 31 42 63
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 76 38 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 8.41% 5.54% 3.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.50% 5.70% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 76 37 22
Average salary £37,500 £32,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.18% -20.00%
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
894 667 743
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 98.89% 97.23% 97.51%
Number of salaries quoted 778 528 705
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 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
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 30 January 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Brighton

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 100 (83.33%) C#
2 91 (75.83%) .NET
3 71 (59.17%) ASP.NET
4 69 (57.50%) SQL
5 66 (55.00%) JavaScript
6 61 (50.83%) CSS
7 51 (42.50%) HTML
8 44 (36.67%) T-SQL
9 38 (31.67%) jQuery
10 35 (29.17%) Software Engineering
11 34 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
12 32 (26.67%) OO
13 30 (25.00%) MVC
14 29 (24.17%) SQL Server
15 27 (22.50%) XML
16 26 (21.67%) VB
16 26 (21.67%) VB6
17 25 (20.83%) Web Services
18 23 (19.17%) .NET Framework
19 21 (17.50%) Windows
20 20 (16.67%) Visual Studio
20 20 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 20 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
21 19 (15.83%) AngularJS
21 19 (15.83%) Classic ASP
21 19 (15.83%) VBScript
22 17 (14.17%) IIS
22 17 (14.17%) Degree
23 16 (13.33%) Java
23 16 (13.33%) OOP

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 17 (14.17%) IIS
2 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (7.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.83%) Internet
2 1 (0.83%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (24.17%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.50%) Big Data
3 3 (2.50%) Firebird
3 3 (2.50%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 9 (7.50%) Eclipse
2 9 (7.50%) Subversion
3 5 (4.17%) TeamCity
3 5 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.17%) Mercurial
4 3 (2.50%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.83%) Selenium
5 1 (0.83%) Maven
5 1 (0.83%) NUnit
General
1 11 (9.17%) Finance
2 8 (6.67%) Marketing
3 3 (2.50%) Back Office
4 2 (1.67%) Banking
5 1 (0.83%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (75.83%) .NET
2 71 (59.17%) ASP.NET
3 61 (50.83%) CSS
4 51 (42.50%) HTML
5 38 (31.67%) jQuery
6 27 (22.50%) XML
7 25 (20.83%) Web Services
8 23 (19.17%) .NET Framework
9 20 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 19 (15.83%) AngularJS
10 19 (15.83%) Classic ASP
11 12 (10.00%) Qt
12 11 (9.17%) Ajax
13 8 (6.67%) WCF
14 7 (5.83%) HTML5
15 4 (3.33%) RESTful
16 3 (2.50%) WPF
16 3 (2.50%) J2EE
16 3 (2.50%) JSP
16 3 (2.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.83%) Computer Science
2 13 (10.83%) Algorithms
3 2 (1.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.50%) Windows
2 13 (10.83%) Linux
3 9 (7.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (29.17%) Software Engineering
2 34 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (26.67%) OO
4 30 (25.00%) MVC
5 16 (13.33%) OOP
6 15 (12.50%) TDD
7 14 (11.67%) OOD
8 11 (9.17%) Integration Testing
9 9 (7.50%) Waterfall
9 9 (7.50%) Web Application Development
10 8 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
10 8 (6.67%) Scrum
10 8 (6.67%) Mentoring
11 6 (5.00%) Unit Testing
12 5 (4.17%) E-Commerce
13 3 (2.50%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (2.50%) Web Development
13 3 (2.50%) Analytics
13 3 (2.50%) Marketing Analytics
14 2 (1.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (83.33%) C#
2 69 (57.50%) SQL
3 66 (55.00%) JavaScript
4 44 (36.67%) T-SQL
5 26 (21.67%) VB
5 26 (21.67%) VB6
6 19 (15.83%) VBScript
7 16 (13.33%) Java
8 15 (12.50%) C++
9 3 (2.50%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.67%) C
10 2 (1.67%) Delphi
11 1 (0.83%) PHP
11 1 (0.83%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.83%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 17 (14.17%) Degree
2 2 (1.67%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (1.67%) OCPJWCD
Vendors
1 12 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.17%) Oracle
3 3 (2.50%) Google
4 2 (1.67%) Sun
5 1 (0.83%) DevExpress
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