The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Brighton during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
East Sussex / Brighton
Rank 61 79 43
Rank change year-on-year +18 -36  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 12 11 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 1.60% 1.31% 6.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 1.33% 6.21%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 55
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £37,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 746 830 918
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 99.33% 98.57% 97.66%
Number of salaries quoted 696 747 808
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 18 (52.94%) SQL
1 18 (52.94%) Software Engineering
2 15 (44.12%) HTML
2 15 (44.12%) JavaScript
3 14 (41.18%) C++
4 13 (38.24%) Linux
5 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (32.35%) C#
6 11 (32.35%) .NET
7 9 (26.47%) C
7 9 (26.47%) CSS
8 8 (23.53%) Java
8 8 (23.53%) ISO 9001
8 8 (23.53%) MVC
8 8 (23.53%) Embedded Systems
9 7 (20.59%) Web Development
9 7 (20.59%) Spring
10 6 (17.65%) Hibernate
10 6 (17.65%) Scrum
10 6 (17.65%) Windows
10 6 (17.65%) J2EE
10 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
10 6 (17.65%) Mobile Development
10 6 (17.65%) Node.js
10 6 (17.65%) AngularJS
10 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (17.65%) Git (software)
11 5 (14.71%) Android
11 5 (14.71%) Qt
11 5 (14.71%) Apple iOS

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 3 (8.82%) SaaS
2 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 5 (14.71%) gulp
3 4 (11.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (11.76%) git-flow
3 4 (11.76%) Grunt
3 4 (11.76%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (11.76%) webpack
4 2 (5.88%) Vagrant
4 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.94%) Maven
5 1 (2.94%) NUnit
5 1 (2.94%) Selenium
General
1 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (44.12%) HTML
2 11 (32.35%) .NET
3 9 (26.47%) CSS
4 7 (20.59%) Spring
5 6 (17.65%) AngularJS
5 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (17.65%) Hibernate
5 6 (17.65%) J2EE
5 6 (17.65%) Node.js
6 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET
6 5 (14.71%) Qt
7 4 (11.76%) OpenLayers
7 4 (11.76%) PostGIS
7 4 (11.76%) React
8 3 (8.82%) .NET Framework
8 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (5.88%) Web Services
9 2 (5.88%) WPF
9 2 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (14.71%) User Experience
3 3 (8.82%) iPad
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Linux
2 6 (17.65%) Windows
3 5 (14.71%) Android
3 5 (14.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) Software Engineering
2 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (23.53%) MVC
4 7 (20.59%) Web Development
5 6 (17.65%) Mobile Development
5 6 (17.65%) Scrum
6 5 (14.71%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (11.76%) Microservices
8 3 (8.82%) TDD
9 2 (5.88%) DevOps
9 2 (5.88%) Machine Learning
10 1 (2.94%) API Development
10 1 (2.94%) BDD
10 1 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (2.94%) MVVM
10 1 (2.94%) Open Source
10 1 (2.94%) SDLC
10 1 (2.94%) Time Management
10 1 (2.94%) UX Design
10 1 (2.94%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (52.94%) SQL
2 15 (44.12%) JavaScript
3 14 (41.18%) C++
4 11 (32.35%) C#
5 9 (26.47%) C
6 8 (23.53%) Java
7 2 (5.88%) Perl
7 2 (5.88%) Python
8 1 (2.94%) PHP
8 1 (2.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (23.53%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft