The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £49,000 in advertised job vacancies in Brighton during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Software Developer
East Sussex / Brighton
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 56 36
Rank change year-on-year -12 -20  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 11 36 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 1.55% 3.98% 7.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 4.02% 7.95%
Number of salaries quoted 10 36 68
Median salary £49,000 £36,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.11% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £30,000 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £48,750 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Brighton. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Brighton
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 698 895 893
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 98.31% 99.00% 98.78%
Number of salaries quoted 596 770 752
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Brighton that featured Software Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Brighton

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

Salary trend for Software Developer in Brighton

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Brighton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Brighton over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Brighton

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Brighton region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 16 (69.57%) Software Engineering
2 12 (52.17%) C
2 12 (52.17%) C++
3 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
4 10 (43.48%) Linux
4 10 (43.48%) ISO 9001
4 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (43.48%) Embedded Systems
5 9 (39.13%) Java
6 7 (30.43%) SQL
7 6 (26.09%) Spring
7 6 (26.09%) .NET
7 6 (26.09%) Hibernate
7 6 (26.09%) Scrum
7 6 (26.09%) Web Development
8 5 (21.74%) J2EE
8 5 (21.74%) HTML
8 5 (21.74%) CSS
9 4 (17.39%) C#
10 3 (13.04%) MVC
10 3 (13.04%) Web Services
10 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
10 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
10 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
11 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
11 2 (8.70%) Entity Framework
11 2 (8.70%) CSS3
11 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (8.70%) HTML5

Software 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) AWS Lambda
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Big Data
2 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.35%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
1 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.35%) NUnit
General
1 2 (8.70%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) .NET
1 6 (26.09%) Hibernate
1 6 (26.09%) Spring
2 5 (21.74%) CSS
2 5 (21.74%) HTML
2 5 (21.74%) J2EE
3 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
3 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
3 3 (13.04%) Web Services
4 2 (8.70%) .NET Core
4 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
4 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (8.70%) CSS3
4 2 (8.70%) Entity Framework
4 2 (8.70%) HTML5
4 2 (8.70%) jQuery
4 2 (8.70%) WCF
4 2 (8.70%) WinForms
4 2 (8.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Android
2 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Software Engineering
2 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (26.09%) Scrum
3 6 (26.09%) Web Development
4 3 (13.04%) MVC
5 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.35%) Android Development
6 1 (4.35%) API Development
6 1 (4.35%) BDD
6 1 (4.35%) iOS Development
6 1 (4.35%) MVVM
6 1 (4.35%) OO
6 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) C
1 12 (52.17%) C++
2 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
3 9 (39.13%) Java
4 7 (30.43%) SQL
5 4 (17.39%) C#
6 2 (8.70%) PHP
7 1 (4.35%) Python
7 1 (4.35%) Ruby
7 1 (4.35%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (43.48%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft