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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 8 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 5 12 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 14.29% 22.64% 33.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.67% 23.08% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 16
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £47,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
30 52 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 85.71% 98.11% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 25 35 38
Average salary £47,000 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 17 (65.38%) .NET
2 15 (57.69%) SQL
2 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (53.85%) JavaScript
4 12 (46.15%) C#
5 11 (42.31%) Finance
5 11 (42.31%) jQuery
6 10 (38.46%) CSS
7 9 (34.62%) Time Management
7 9 (34.62%) Agile Testing
8 8 (30.77%) XML
8 8 (30.77%) HTML
8 8 (30.77%) .NET Framework
9 6 (23.08%) Degree
9 6 (23.08%) XSLT
9 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
9 6 (23.08%) Visual Studio
9 6 (23.08%) Advertising
10 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
10 5 (19.23%) MVC
10 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
10 5 (19.23%) VB.NET
10 5 (19.23%) HTML5
10 5 (19.23%) Front End Development
11 4 (15.38%) Entity Framework
11 4 (15.38%) CSS3
11 4 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (15.38%) User Experience
11 4 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (15.38%) SharePoint Server

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 4 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
1 4 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
1 4 (15.38%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (11.54%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Fireworks
1 2 (7.69%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (65.38%) .NET
2 11 (42.31%) jQuery
3 10 (38.46%) CSS
4 8 (30.77%) .NET Framework
4 8 (30.77%) HTML
4 8 (30.77%) XML
5 6 (23.08%) XSLT
6 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
6 5 (19.23%) HTML5
7 4 (15.38%) CSS3
7 4 (15.38%) Entity Framework
7 4 (15.38%) WCF
8 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
9 2 (7.69%) JSTL
10 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 1 (3.85%) Handlebars
10 1 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (3.85%) LINQ
10 1 (3.85%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
2 4 (15.38%) User Experience
3 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) New Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (34.62%) Agile Testing
2 9 (34.62%) Time Management
3 5 (19.23%) Front End Development
3 5 (19.23%) MVC
4 4 (15.38%) Business Analysis
5 3 (11.54%) SDLC
6 2 (7.69%) CRM
6 2 (7.69%) ERP
6 2 (7.69%) OO
7 1 (3.85%) Analytics
7 1 (3.85%) Data Analytics
7 1 (3.85%) ETL
7 1 (3.85%) ETL Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) SQL
2 14 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 12 (46.15%) C#
4 5 (19.23%) VB.NET
5 2 (7.69%) C
5 2 (7.69%) C++
5 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 2 (7.69%) VBScript
5 2 (7.69%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft