The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 10 13 16
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 7 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 12.73% 7.95% 2.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.96% 9.59% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 2
Average salary £50,000 £56,250 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +34.73%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Software 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 73 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 98.18% 82.95% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 24 54 46
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Sussex

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in Sussex

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Sussex region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Sussex

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Sussex region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 12 (92.31%) C#
1 12 (92.31%) .NET
2 11 (84.62%) MVC
3 10 (76.92%) ASP.NET
3 10 (76.92%) CSS
3 10 (76.92%) HTML
3 10 (76.92%) JavaScript
4 9 (69.23%) SQL
4 9 (69.23%) NHibernate
5 8 (61.54%) JSON
5 8 (61.54%) LINQ
5 8 (61.54%) RESTful
5 8 (61.54%) SaaS
5 8 (61.54%) T-SQL
5 8 (61.54%) SOAP
5 8 (61.54%) Web Services
5 8 (61.54%) XML
5 8 (61.54%) ADO.NET
6 5 (38.46%) AngularJS
6 5 (38.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (23.08%) TDD
8 2 (15.38%) Pair Programming
8 2 (15.38%) NUnit
8 2 (15.38%) Retail
8 2 (15.38%) Migration
8 2 (15.38%) Back Office
8 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
8 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
8 2 (15.38%) IIS

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Sussex region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) IIS
1 2 (15.38%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (61.54%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) NUnit
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
1 2 (15.38%) ReSharper
1 2 (15.38%) WATIR
1 2 (15.38%) TeamCity
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 2 (15.38%) Rhino Mocks
1 2 (15.38%) Moq
1 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
1 2 (15.38%) NCrunch
General
1 2 (15.38%) Back Office
1 2 (15.38%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) .NET
2 10 (76.92%) ASP.NET
2 10 (76.92%) CSS
2 10 (76.92%) HTML
3 9 (69.23%) NHibernate
4 8 (61.54%) ADO.NET
4 8 (61.54%) SOAP
4 8 (61.54%) Web Services
4 8 (61.54%) XML
4 8 (61.54%) JSON
4 8 (61.54%) LINQ
4 8 (61.54%) RESTful
5 5 (38.46%) AngularJS
5 5 (38.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (15.38%) Dapper ORM
6 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (15.38%) StructureMap
6 2 (15.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (15.38%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) MVC
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) TDD
3 2 (15.38%) Pair Programming
3 2 (15.38%) Refactoring
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (15.38%) BDD
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (15.38%) OO
3 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
3 2 (15.38%) ERP
3 2 (15.38%) OOD
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) C#
2 10 (76.92%) JavaScript
3 9 (69.23%) SQL
4 8 (61.54%) T-SQL
5 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
5 2 (15.38%) Ruby
6 1 (7.69%) C++
6 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) HND
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) Endeca
1 2 (15.38%) RedPrairie