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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 46 25 62
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 57 120 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 5.83% 10.71% 2.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.02% 10.90% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 55 120 22
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,800 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
947 1101 766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 96.83% 98.30% 97.95%
Number of salaries quoted 817 953 699
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 £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
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 22 May 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Brighton

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 86 (67.19%) C#
2 75 (58.59%) .NET
3 57 (44.53%) ASP.NET
4 54 (42.19%) JavaScript
5 53 (41.41%) SQL
6 52 (40.63%) Software Engineering
7 48 (37.50%) HTML
8 45 (35.16%) CSS
9 42 (32.81%) C++
10 39 (30.47%) T-SQL
10 39 (30.47%) Linux
11 35 (27.34%) Windows
11 35 (27.34%) SQL Server
12 34 (26.56%) Web Services
13 32 (25.00%) Visual Studio
14 31 (24.22%) XML
15 29 (22.66%) MVC
15 29 (22.66%) OO
16 24 (18.75%) Qt
17 20 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
17 20 (15.63%) jQuery
18 18 (14.06%) TDD
18 18 (14.06%) Scrum
18 18 (14.06%) OOD
19 17 (13.28%) Ajax
19 17 (13.28%) Degree
20 16 (12.50%) SaaS
21 15 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
21 15 (11.72%) Computer Science
21 15 (11.72%) IIS

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 15 (11.72%) IIS
2 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (7.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (27.34%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.81%) Firebird
2 10 (7.81%) MongoDB
3 7 (5.47%) MySQL
4 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.78%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 32 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 10 (7.81%) ReSharper
3 9 (7.03%) Eclipse
4 7 (5.47%) TeamCity
5 5 (3.91%) Subversion
6 2 (1.56%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.56%) Selenium
6 2 (1.56%) NUnit
7 1 (0.78%) Maven
7 1 (0.78%) Mercurial
General
1 11 (8.59%) Finance
2 1 (0.78%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (58.59%) .NET
2 57 (44.53%) ASP.NET
3 48 (37.50%) HTML
4 45 (35.16%) CSS
5 34 (26.56%) Web Services
6 31 (24.22%) XML
7 24 (18.75%) Qt
8 20 (15.63%) jQuery
9 17 (13.28%) Ajax
10 14 (10.94%) WCF
11 11 (8.59%) HTML5
11 11 (8.59%) CSS3
12 10 (7.81%) RabbitMQ
12 10 (7.81%) .NET Framework
13 9 (7.03%) JSON
13 9 (7.03%) KnockoutJS
13 9 (7.03%) RESTful
13 9 (7.03%) Entity Framework
14 6 (4.69%) Classic ASP
14 6 (4.69%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
1 15 (11.72%) Computer Science
2 13 (10.16%) Algorithms
3 1 (0.78%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 39 (30.47%) Linux
2 35 (27.34%) Windows
3 9 (7.03%) Android
4 3 (2.34%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (40.63%) Software Engineering
2 29 (22.66%) MVC
2 29 (22.66%) OO
3 20 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (14.06%) TDD
4 18 (14.06%) Scrum
4 18 (14.06%) OOD
5 13 (10.16%) OOP
6 12 (9.38%) Integration Testing
7 8 (6.25%) Web Application Development
8 7 (5.47%) Software Architecture
8 7 (5.47%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (5.47%) Project Management
9 5 (3.91%) Multithreading
10 3 (2.34%) Web Development
10 3 (2.34%) Mentoring
11 2 (1.56%) Change Management
12 1 (0.78%) E-Commerce
12 1 (0.78%) Release Management
12 1 (0.78%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 86 (67.19%) C#
2 54 (42.19%) JavaScript
3 53 (41.41%) SQL
4 42 (32.81%) C++
5 39 (30.47%) T-SQL
6 12 (9.38%) Embedded C++
7 10 (7.81%) Java
8 9 (7.03%) VB6
8 9 (7.03%) VB
9 6 (4.69%) VBScript
10 5 (3.91%) C
11 2 (1.56%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.56%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 17 (13.28%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (10.16%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (0.78%) DevExpress
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