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

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 8 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 7 17 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 13.21% 26.56% 44.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.73% 27.42% 44.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 12
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -26.31%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
51 62 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 96.23% 96.88% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 25 41 30
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £28,500 £29,550
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 15 (71.43%) SQL
2 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
3 10 (47.62%) Java
3 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
3 10 (47.62%) CSS
3 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (38.10%) HTML
5 7 (33.33%) .NET
5 7 (33.33%) Linux
5 7 (33.33%) Ajax
5 7 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 6 (28.57%) AOP
6 6 (28.57%) Windows
6 6 (28.57%) Dojo
6 6 (28.57%) GlassFish
6 6 (28.57%) JAX-WS
6 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
6 6 (28.57%) RESTful
6 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
6 6 (28.57%) JPA
6 6 (28.57%) NetBeans
6 6 (28.57%) Clustering
6 6 (28.57%) Eclipse
6 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (28.57%) Sun
6 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (28.57%) StarTeam
6 6 (28.57%) WebSphere
6 6 (28.57%) JSON
6 6 (28.57%) Load Balancing

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 6 (28.57%) WebLogic
1 6 (28.57%) JBoss
1 6 (28.57%) Apache
1 6 (28.57%) Tomcat
1 6 (28.57%) WebSphere
1 6 (28.57%) GlassFish
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.76%) DB2
3 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.76%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) JUnit
1 6 (28.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 6 (28.57%) Eclipse
1 6 (28.57%) NetBeans
1 6 (28.57%) Subversion
1 6 (28.57%) Maven
1 6 (28.57%) StarTeam
1 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) PHPUnit
2 1 (4.76%) Behat
General
1 2 (9.52%) German Language
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) CSS
2 8 (38.10%) HTML
3 7 (33.33%) .NET
3 7 (33.33%) Ajax
4 6 (28.57%) JSON
4 6 (28.57%) Dojo
4 6 (28.57%) XML
4 6 (28.57%) J2SE
4 6 (28.57%) JMS
4 6 (28.57%) Spring
4 6 (28.57%) J2EE
4 6 (28.57%) JDBC
4 6 (28.57%) Servlets
4 6 (28.57%) SOAP
4 6 (28.57%) JAX-WS
4 6 (28.57%) JPA
4 6 (28.57%) RESTful
5 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
6 2 (9.52%) Web Services
6 2 (9.52%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) Statistics
2 1 (4.76%) Social Media
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
2 1 (4.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Linux
2 6 (28.57%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 6 (28.57%) UML
3 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (28.57%) AOP
3 6 (28.57%) Load Balancing
4 5 (23.81%) Business Analytics
4 5 (23.81%) Analytics
4 5 (23.81%) Change Management
4 5 (23.81%) ETL
4 5 (23.81%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.76%) BDD
5 1 (4.76%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.76%) MVC
5 1 (4.76%) Workflow
5 1 (4.76%) OO
5 1 (4.76%) TDD
5 1 (4.76%) Information Governance
5 1 (4.76%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) SQL
2 10 (47.62%) Java
2 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
3 6 (28.57%) C++
4 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
5 2 (9.52%) C#
6 1 (4.76%) COBOL
6 1 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) OCPJP
1 6 (28.57%) OCMJD
1 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle
1 6 (28.57%) Sun
2 5 (23.81%) Tableau
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