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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 7 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 7 19 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 13.21% 40.43% 35.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.21% 40.43% 37.04%
Number of salaries quoted 7 18 8
Average salary £55,000 £35,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% +3.70%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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
53 47 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 100.00% 100.00% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 26 36 19
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £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 6 March 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 19 (76.00%) JavaScript
1 19 (76.00%) CSS
2 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (68.00%) HTML
4 11 (44.00%) SQL
4 11 (44.00%) jQuery
5 10 (40.00%) REST
5 10 (40.00%) Java
5 10 (40.00%) PHP
5 10 (40.00%) Web Services
6 9 (36.00%) HTML5
7 8 (32.00%) Node.js
7 8 (32.00%) KnockoutJS
7 8 (32.00%) Open Source
7 8 (32.00%) Drupal
7 8 (32.00%) PHP5
7 8 (32.00%) Ajax
7 8 (32.00%) Web Development
7 8 (32.00%) AngularJS
7 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
7 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
8 7 (28.00%) C++
8 7 (28.00%) XML
8 7 (28.00%) Windows
8 7 (28.00%) Linux
9 6 (24.00%) UML
9 6 (24.00%) JDBC
9 6 (24.00%) Servlets
9 6 (24.00%) SOAP
9 6 (24.00%) Oracle

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 8 (32.00%) Drupal
1 8 (32.00%) Node.js
2 6 (24.00%) GlassFish
2 6 (24.00%) WebLogic
2 6 (24.00%) JBoss
2 6 (24.00%) Apache
2 6 (24.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (24.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 6 (24.00%) Eclipse
1 6 (24.00%) NetBeans
1 6 (24.00%) Subversion
1 6 (24.00%) Maven
1 6 (24.00%) StarTeam
1 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (24.00%) JUnit
2 2 (8.00%) PHPUnit
3 1 (4.00%) Behat
3 1 (4.00%) NUnit
3 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (8.00%) German Language
2 1 (4.00%) Back Office
2 1 (4.00%) Electronics
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (76.00%) CSS
2 17 (68.00%) HTML
3 11 (44.00%) jQuery
4 10 (40.00%) Web Services
4 10 (40.00%) REST
5 9 (36.00%) HTML5
6 8 (32.00%) KnockoutJS
6 8 (32.00%) AngularJS
6 8 (32.00%) Ajax
7 7 (28.00%) XML
8 6 (24.00%) J2SE
8 6 (24.00%) JMS
8 6 (24.00%) Spring
8 6 (24.00%) JAX-WS
8 6 (24.00%) JPA
8 6 (24.00%) RESTful
8 6 (24.00%) J2EE
8 6 (24.00%) JDBC
8 6 (24.00%) Servlets
8 6 (24.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Open Source
2 6 (24.00%) Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Hedge funds
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
1 7 (28.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Windows CE
2 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (32.00%) Web Development
3 6 (24.00%) Load Balancing
3 6 (24.00%) AOP
3 6 (24.00%) UML
3 6 (24.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.00%) MVC
4 2 (8.00%) OO
5 1 (4.00%) ETL
5 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.00%) Change Management
5 1 (4.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.00%) BDD
5 1 (4.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (4.00%) Business Analytics
5 1 (4.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (44.00%) SQL
3 10 (40.00%) Java
3 10 (40.00%) PHP
4 8 (32.00%) PHP5
5 7 (28.00%) C++
6 3 (12.00%) C#
7 1 (4.00%) C
7 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.00%) Python
7 1 (4.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) OCPJP
1 6 (24.00%) OCMJD
1 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) HND
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle
1 6 (24.00%) Sun
2 1 (4.00%) Tableau