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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 34 58 61
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 70 25 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 6.43% 3.52% 3.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.51% 3.55% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 64 25 24
Average salary £35,000 £44,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.45% +25.71%
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
1075 704 819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 98.81% 99.15% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 942 632 740
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
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 30 September 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Brighton

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 202 (93.95%) C#
2 193 (89.77%) .NET
3 175 (81.40%) ASP.NET
4 166 (77.21%) SQL
5 111 (51.63%) OO
6 99 (46.05%) WCF
7 96 (44.65%) JavaScript
8 89 (41.40%) HTML
9 83 (38.60%) WinForms
10 80 (37.21%) CSS
11 76 (35.35%) WPF
11 76 (35.35%) Agile Software Development
12 70 (32.56%) MVC
13 63 (29.30%) jQuery
14 52 (24.19%) Software Engineering
14 52 (24.19%) SQL Server
15 46 (21.40%) Degree
16 44 (20.47%) T-SQL
17 40 (18.60%) OOP
18 39 (18.14%) TDD
19 36 (16.74%) XML
20 31 (14.42%) Visual Studio
21 30 (13.95%) OOD
22 28 (13.02%) .NET Framework
22 28 (13.02%) Unit Testing
23 26 (12.09%) ASP.NET MVC 2
23 26 (12.09%) XHTML
23 26 (12.09%) Razor View Engine
23 26 (12.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
24 25 (11.63%) Finance

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 18 (8.37%) IIS
2 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (5.58%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.40%) Internet
2 1 (0.47%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (24.19%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.79%) MySQL
3 5 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (2.33%) Big Data
4 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 31 (14.42%) Visual Studio
2 19 (8.84%) Subversion
3 7 (3.26%) Visual Studio Team System
3 7 (3.26%) NUnit
3 7 (3.26%) Hudson
3 7 (3.26%) SpecFlow
3 7 (3.26%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.79%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.93%) Mercurial
5 2 (0.93%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.93%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (11.63%) Finance
2 12 (5.58%) Games
3 5 (2.33%) Marketing
4 4 (1.86%) Back Office
5 1 (0.47%) Electronics
5 1 (0.47%) Advertising
5 1 (0.47%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (89.77%) .NET
2 175 (81.40%) ASP.NET
3 99 (46.05%) WCF
4 89 (41.40%) HTML
5 83 (38.60%) WinForms
6 80 (37.21%) CSS
7 76 (35.35%) WPF
8 63 (29.30%) jQuery
9 36 (16.74%) XML
10 28 (13.02%) .NET Framework
11 26 (12.09%) XHTML
11 26 (12.09%) ASP.NET MVC 2
11 26 (12.09%) Razor View Engine
11 26 (12.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 13 (6.05%) AngularJS
12 13 (6.05%) Web Services
13 12 (5.58%) Classic ASP
13 12 (5.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 9 (4.19%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (3.72%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.44%) Computer Science
2 9 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.79%) Algorithms
4 5 (2.33%) Social Media
5 1 (0.47%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.37%) Windows
2 6 (2.79%) Linux
2 6 (2.79%) Android
3 2 (0.93%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (51.63%) OO
2 76 (35.35%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (32.56%) MVC
4 52 (24.19%) Software Engineering
5 40 (18.60%) OOP
6 39 (18.14%) TDD
7 30 (13.95%) OOD
8 28 (13.02%) Unit Testing
9 17 (7.91%) Mentoring
10 13 (6.05%) Waterfall
11 12 (5.58%) Web Development
12 10 (4.65%) Integration Testing
12 10 (4.65%) Web Application Development
13 8 (3.72%) Scrum
14 7 (3.26%) Continuous Integration
15 5 (2.33%) Digital Marketing
15 5 (2.33%) Kalman Filter
16 3 (1.40%) Analytics
16 3 (1.40%) Marketing Analytics
16 3 (1.40%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 202 (93.95%) C#
2 166 (77.21%) SQL
3 96 (44.65%) JavaScript
4 44 (20.47%) T-SQL
5 24 (11.16%) VB
5 24 (11.16%) VB6
6 15 (6.98%) C
7 13 (6.05%) Java
8 12 (5.58%) VBScript
9 5 (2.33%) C++
10 2 (0.93%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.47%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.47%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 46 (21.40%) Degree
2 1 (0.47%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (0.47%) OCPJWCD
Vendors
1 17 (7.91%) Microsoft
2 3 (1.40%) Google
3 2 (0.93%) Adobe
4 1 (0.47%) Sun
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle
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