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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 28 21 50
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 78 146 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 9.35% 11.61% 5.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.70% 11.77% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 72 143 37
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +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
804 1240 703
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 96.40% 98.65% 97.64%
Number of salaries quoted 672 1060 640
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 £24,500 £24,000
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 31 July 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Brighton

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 89 (65.93%) C#
2 80 (59.26%) .NET
3 73 (54.07%) JavaScript
4 69 (51.11%) HTML
5 58 (42.96%) SQL
6 55 (40.74%) CSS
7 52 (38.52%) Linux
8 47 (34.81%) SQL Server
9 46 (34.07%) Software Engineering
10 44 (32.59%) C++
11 40 (29.63%) ASP.NET
12 39 (28.89%) Web Services
13 35 (25.93%) T-SQL
14 29 (21.48%) Agile Software Development
15 26 (19.26%) Visual Studio
16 25 (18.52%) Windows
17 24 (17.78%) MVC
17 24 (17.78%) Finance
17 24 (17.78%) HTML5
18 23 (17.04%) Ajax
18 23 (17.04%) XML
18 23 (17.04%) KnockoutJS
19 22 (16.30%) SaaS
20 21 (15.56%) Qt
20 21 (15.56%) TDD
21 20 (14.81%) Degree
22 18 (13.33%) Computer Science
22 18 (13.33%) Scrum
23 17 (12.59%) Embedded C++
23 17 (12.59%) WCF

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (5.93%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.48%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 22 (16.30%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (34.81%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.11%) Firebird
2 15 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 13 (9.63%) MySQL
4 11 (8.15%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.74%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 26 (19.26%) Visual Studio
2 15 (11.11%) ReSharper
3 11 (8.15%) TeamCity
4 4 (2.96%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.48%) Selenium
6 2 (1.48%) NUnit
7 1 (0.74%) Subversion
7 1 (0.74%) Eclipse
General
1 24 (17.78%) Finance
2 8 (5.93%) Legal
3 4 (2.96%) Marketing
4 3 (2.22%) Advertising
5 1 (0.74%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (59.26%) .NET
2 69 (51.11%) HTML
3 55 (40.74%) CSS
4 40 (29.63%) ASP.NET
5 39 (28.89%) Web Services
6 24 (17.78%) HTML5
7 23 (17.04%) KnockoutJS
7 23 (17.04%) XML
7 23 (17.04%) Ajax
8 21 (15.56%) Qt
9 17 (12.59%) WCF
10 16 (11.85%) CSS3
11 15 (11.11%) JSON
11 15 (11.11%) RESTful
11 15 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
12 11 (8.15%) Sass
13 8 (5.93%) AngularJS
14 7 (5.19%) jQuery
15 6 (4.44%) .NET Framework
16 5 (3.70%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 15 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.93%) User Experience
3 8 (5.93%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.96%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.22%) Social Media
6 1 (0.74%) Xbox
6 1 (0.74%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 52 (38.52%) Linux
2 25 (18.52%) Windows
3 9 (6.67%) Android
3 9 (6.67%) Apple iOS
4 6 (4.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (34.07%) Software Engineering
2 29 (21.48%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (17.78%) MVC
4 21 (15.56%) TDD
5 18 (13.33%) Scrum
6 13 (9.63%) Project Management
6 13 (9.63%) Software Architecture
7 12 (8.89%) OO
8 8 (5.93%) OOD
8 8 (5.93%) Mobile Application Development
9 6 (4.44%) Analytics
9 6 (4.44%) Unit Testing
10 5 (3.70%) Web Development
10 5 (3.70%) Multithreading
11 4 (2.96%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (2.96%) OOP
12 3 (2.22%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (2.22%) Marketing Analytics
13 2 (1.48%) Integration Testing
14 1 (0.74%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 89 (65.93%) C#
2 73 (54.07%) JavaScript
3 58 (42.96%) SQL
4 44 (32.59%) C++
5 35 (25.93%) T-SQL
6 17 (12.59%) Embedded C++
7 8 (5.93%) Bash Shell
8 5 (3.70%) C
9 4 (2.96%) VB6
9 4 (2.96%) VB
10 2 (1.48%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.74%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.74%) Java
11 1 (0.74%) Lua
Qualifications
1 20 (14.81%) Degree
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.74%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.74%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (9.63%) Oracle
2 6 (4.44%) Microsoft
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