Period
to 25 March 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Brighton during the 6 months to 25 March 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Developer
East Sussex > Brighton
6 months to
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 16 25 38
Rank change year-on-year +9 +13 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 176 180 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 11.70% 9.59% 5.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.95% 9.77% 5.77%
Number of salaries quoted 173 141 80
Brighton median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -1.96% +15.91%
10th Percentile £40,000 £42,500 £42,425
90th Percentile £73,750 £60,000 £60,000
East Sussex median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -1.96% +13.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Brighton
Permanent vacancies in Brighton with a recognized job title 1,473 1,842 1,456
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.94% 98.14% 99.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,324 1,609 1,349
Brighton median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £66,250
East Sussex median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

Job postings that featured Senior Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Brighton.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Brighton

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Brighton.

Salary trend for Senior Developer in Brighton

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in Brighton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Brighton over the 6 months to 25 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in Brighton

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 25 March 2019, Senior Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Brighton region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 111 (63.07%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (42.61%) Java
3 65 (36.93%) SQL
4 64 (36.36%) TDD
4 64 (36.36%) C#
4 64 (36.36%) .NET
5 62 (35.23%) JavaScript
6 54 (30.68%) SOLID
7 53 (30.11%) OO
8 52 (29.55%) HTML
9 50 (28.41%) Spring
10 46 (26.14%) React
11 45 (25.57%) Microservices
12 42 (23.86%) Continuous Integration
13 40 (22.73%) ASP.NET
14 39 (22.16%) WCF
15 38 (21.59%) OOD
16 37 (21.02%) Visual Studio
17 36 (20.45%) CSS
17 36 (20.45%) Pair Programming
17 36 (20.45%) Customer Requirements
18 35 (19.89%) Software Engineering
19 34 (19.32%) Git (software)
20 33 (18.75%) BDD
20 33 (18.75%) AngularJS
21 32 (18.18%) Mentoring
21 32 (18.18%) Open Source
22 30 (17.05%) Amazon AWS
22 30 (17.05%) Problem-Solving
23 24 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API

Senior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (3.41%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.57%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 30 (17.05%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (10.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.70%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.98%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (3.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (1.14%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.57%) DB2
4 1 (0.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 37 (21.02%) Visual Studio
2 34 (19.32%) Git (software)
3 16 (9.09%) Grunt
3 16 (9.09%) gulp
3 16 (9.09%) Jasmine
3 16 (9.09%) Mocha
4 15 (8.52%) Karma Test Runner
5 14 (7.95%) PostCSS
6 1 (0.57%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.57%) JIRA
6 1 (0.57%) JUnit
6 1 (0.57%) Maven
6 1 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.57%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (7.39%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (36.36%) .NET
2 52 (29.55%) HTML
3 50 (28.41%) Spring
4 46 (26.14%) React
5 40 (22.73%) ASP.NET
6 39 (22.16%) WCF
7 36 (20.45%) CSS
8 33 (18.75%) AngularJS
9 24 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
10 21 (11.93%) Ruby on Rails
11 20 (11.36%) Spring Boot
12 19 (10.80%) HTML5
13 18 (10.23%) XSLT
14 15 (8.52%) Keycloak
14 15 (8.52%) Sass
14 15 (8.52%) Spring Security
15 14 (7.95%) Apache Camel
15 14 (7.95%) LESS
16 10 (5.68%) JSP
16 10 (5.68%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.50%) User Experience
2 19 (10.80%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.11%) Fintech
4 7 (3.98%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.14%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.14%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.70%) Linux
2 2 (1.14%) Android
2 2 (1.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (63.07%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (36.36%) TDD
3 54 (30.68%) SOLID
4 53 (30.11%) OO
5 45 (25.57%) Microservices
6 42 (23.86%) Continuous Integration
7 38 (21.59%) OOD
8 36 (20.45%) Customer Requirements
8 36 (20.45%) Pair Programming
9 35 (19.89%) Software Engineering
10 33 (18.75%) BDD
11 32 (18.18%) Mentoring
11 32 (18.18%) Open Source
12 30 (17.05%) Problem-Solving
13 24 (13.64%) Web Development
14 21 (11.93%) Scrum
15 20 (11.36%) API Development
16 19 (10.80%) Technical Leadership
17 18 (10.23%) Computer Science
17 18 (10.23%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 75 (42.61%) Java
2 65 (36.93%) SQL
3 64 (36.36%) C#
4 62 (35.23%) JavaScript
5 21 (11.93%) Ruby
6 19 (10.80%) VB
7 14 (7.95%) Java 8
7 14 (7.95%) T-SQL
8 7 (3.98%) TypeScript
9 6 (3.41%) Kotlin
10 4 (2.27%) Elixir
10 4 (2.27%) Python
11 2 (1.14%) F#
12 1 (0.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (1.14%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.23%) QA
2 14 (7.95%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (1.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.70%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (0.57%) Ab Initio
1 1 (0.57%) Oracle