The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 5 1 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 13 19 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 23.21% 41.30% 16.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.07% 42.22% 18.99%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 14
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £34,750 £33,361
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
Developer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sussex 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
Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
54 45 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 96.43% 97.83% 86.81%
Number of salaries quoted 35 27 65
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

Developer
Salary Trend in Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer across the Sussex region.

Developer Salary Trend in Sussex

Developer
Salary Histogram in Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Sussex

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Sussex region that cited 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 Developer in their job title.

1 18 (62.07%) SQL
1 18 (62.07%) SQL Server
2 16 (55.17%) .NET
3 15 (51.72%) ASP.NET
4 12 (41.38%) JavaScript
4 12 (41.38%) HTML
4 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (37.93%) jQuery
5 11 (37.93%) C#
5 11 (37.93%) CSS
6 9 (31.03%) T-SQL
6 9 (31.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (27.59%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (24.14%) ETL
8 7 (24.14%) .NET Framework
9 6 (20.69%) HTML5
9 6 (20.69%) Web Services
10 5 (17.24%) OO
10 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
10 5 (17.24%) MVC
10 5 (17.24%) Change Management
10 5 (17.24%) SaaS
10 5 (17.24%) CSS3
10 5 (17.24%) Tableau
10 5 (17.24%) Business Analytics
10 5 (17.24%) Analytics
10 5 (17.24%) Data Protection
11 4 (13.79%) Fiddler
11 4 (13.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Sussex region that cited 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.34%) CMS
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (3.45%) Joomla!
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Photoshop
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
1 3 (10.34%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) SaaS
2 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (62.07%) SQL Server
2 9 (31.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (13.79%) Hadoop
3 4 (13.79%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (6.90%) OLAP
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.45%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (3.45%) WebFOCUS
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.45%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Selenium
1 4 (13.79%) Fiddler
1 4 (13.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (13.79%) SoapUI
1 4 (13.79%) LoadUI
2 1 (3.45%) Mockito
2 1 (3.45%) Ant
2 1 (3.45%) JUnit
2 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.45%) Maven
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Advertising
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (55.17%) .NET
2 15 (51.72%) ASP.NET
3 12 (41.38%) HTML
4 11 (37.93%) CSS
4 11 (37.93%) jQuery
5 7 (24.14%) .NET Framework
6 6 (20.69%) Web Services
6 6 (20.69%) HTML5
7 5 (17.24%) CSS3
8 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (13.79%) XML
8 4 (13.79%) DOM
8 4 (13.79%) SOAP
8 4 (13.79%) Ajax
9 3 (10.34%) LINQ
9 3 (10.34%) JSTL
9 3 (10.34%) XSLT
9 3 (10.34%) JSP
9 3 (10.34%) Razor View Engine
10 2 (6.90%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) NHS
1 4 (13.79%) Statistics
2 3 (10.34%) New Media
3 2 (6.90%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.45%) Social Media
4 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) UNIX
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (27.59%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (24.14%) ETL
4 5 (17.24%) Data Protection
4 5 (17.24%) Change Management
4 5 (17.24%) MVC
4 5 (17.24%) OO
4 5 (17.24%) Business Analytics
4 5 (17.24%) Analytics
5 4 (13.79%) Information Governance
5 4 (13.79%) MapReduce
5 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
5 4 (13.79%) SOA
5 4 (13.79%) Workflow
5 4 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (10.34%) Mobile Development
7 2 (6.90%) Migration
7 2 (6.90%) OOD
8 1 (3.45%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 18 (62.07%) SQL
2 12 (41.38%) JavaScript
3 11 (37.93%) C#
4 9 (31.03%) T-SQL
5 3 (10.34%) XPath
6 2 (6.90%) VB.NET
6 2 (6.90%) COBOL
6 2 (6.90%) Java
7 1 (3.45%) PHP
7 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
1 5 (17.24%) Tableau
2 1 (3.45%) hybris
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) Cognos