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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 18 26 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 45.00% 32.50% 27.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 46.15% 32.91% 29.82%
Number of salaries quoted 13 21 16
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +26.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £65,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +3.44%
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
39 79 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 97.50% 98.75% 93.44%
Number of salaries quoted 29 55 47
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Sussex

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 34 (82.93%) JavaScript
1 34 (82.93%) CSS
2 32 (78.05%) HTML
3 28 (68.29%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (51.22%) Web Services
4 21 (51.22%) jQuery
5 19 (46.34%) REST
6 18 (43.90%) PHP
7 17 (41.46%) HTML5
7 17 (41.46%) AngularJS
8 16 (39.02%) Software Engineering
8 16 (39.02%) Web Development
8 16 (39.02%) Drupal
8 16 (39.02%) PHP5
8 16 (39.02%) Open Source
8 16 (39.02%) Node.js
8 16 (39.02%) KnockoutJS
9 14 (34.15%) SQL
10 12 (29.27%) .NET
11 10 (24.39%) C#
11 10 (24.39%) XML
12 9 (21.95%) Java
12 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
12 9 (21.95%) SOAP
12 9 (21.95%) Windows
12 9 (21.95%) JSON
12 9 (21.95%) Git (software)
12 9 (21.95%) RESTful
13 8 (19.51%) C++
13 8 (19.51%) MVC

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 16 (39.02%) Drupal
1 16 (39.02%) Node.js
2 6 (14.63%) GlassFish
2 6 (14.63%) WebLogic
2 6 (14.63%) JBoss
2 6 (14.63%) Apache
2 6 (14.63%) Tomcat
2 6 (14.63%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.88%) IIS
3 2 (4.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) RavenDB
3 1 (2.44%) MySQL
3 1 (2.44%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 9 (21.95%) Git (software)
2 6 (14.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 6 (14.63%) Eclipse
2 6 (14.63%) NetBeans
2 6 (14.63%) Subversion
2 6 (14.63%) Maven
2 6 (14.63%) StarTeam
2 6 (14.63%) JUnit
3 3 (7.32%) NUnit
4 2 (4.88%) PHPUnit
4 2 (4.88%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (4.88%) Moq
4 2 (4.88%) JIRA
4 2 (4.88%) ReSharper
4 2 (4.88%) WATIR
4 2 (4.88%) TeamCity
4 2 (4.88%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.88%) NCrunch
5 1 (2.44%) Robolectric
5 1 (2.44%) Behat
General
1 3 (7.32%) Back Office
2 2 (4.88%) Electronics
2 2 (4.88%) Retail
2 2 (4.88%) German Language
3 1 (2.44%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (82.93%) CSS
2 32 (78.05%) HTML
3 21 (51.22%) Web Services
3 21 (51.22%) jQuery
4 19 (46.34%) REST
5 17 (41.46%) HTML5
5 17 (41.46%) AngularJS
6 16 (39.02%) KnockoutJS
7 12 (29.27%) .NET
8 10 (24.39%) XML
9 9 (21.95%) JSON
9 9 (21.95%) SOAP
9 9 (21.95%) RESTful
10 8 (19.51%) Ajax
11 6 (14.63%) Dojo
11 6 (14.63%) J2SE
11 6 (14.63%) JMS
11 6 (14.63%) Spring
11 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET
11 6 (14.63%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (39.02%) Open Source
2 6 (14.63%) Clustering
3 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.88%) User Experience
5 1 (2.44%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.44%) iPhone
5 1 (2.44%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.95%) Windows
2 7 (17.07%) Linux
3 2 (4.88%) Windows CE
4 1 (2.44%) Android
4 1 (2.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (68.29%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (39.02%) Software Engineering
2 16 (39.02%) Web Development
3 8 (19.51%) MVC
4 6 (14.63%) AOP
4 6 (14.63%) UML
4 6 (14.63%) Load Balancing
4 6 (14.63%) Mentoring
5 5 (12.20%) OO
5 5 (12.20%) TDD
6 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce
6 3 (7.32%) BDD
7 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.88%) ERP
7 2 (4.88%) OOD
7 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.88%) Pair Programming
7 2 (4.88%) Migration
7 2 (4.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 34 (82.93%) JavaScript
2 18 (43.90%) PHP
3 16 (39.02%) PHP5
4 14 (34.15%) SQL
5 10 (24.39%) C#
6 9 (21.95%) Java
7 8 (19.51%) C++
8 3 (7.32%) T-SQL
9 2 (4.88%) VB.NET
9 2 (4.88%) C
9 2 (4.88%) Ruby
10 1 (2.44%) Perl
10 1 (2.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) OCPJP
1 6 (14.63%) OCMJD
1 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) Degree
3 2 (4.88%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) Oracle
1 6 (14.63%) Sun
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) Endeca
2 2 (4.88%) RedPrairie
3 1 (2.44%) Dell