Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Brighton during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 57 35
Rank change year-on-year -15 -22 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 63 67 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 3.54% 4.10% 7.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.58% 4.13% 7.62%
Number of salaries quoted 57 57 132
Brighton median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £47,350 £51,250 £47,500
East Sussex median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +14.29%

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 1759 1623 1810
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.88% 99.33% 98.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1578 1421 1544
Brighton median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,875 £68,750 £60,000
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £42,828 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.07% +7.07% -

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 20 November 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 59 (93.65%) C#
2 48 (76.19%) JavaScript
3 45 (71.43%) .NET
4 43 (68.25%) SQL Server
5 36 (57.14%) SQL
6 31 (49.21%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (42.86%) ASP.NET
8 26 (41.27%) XML
8 26 (41.27%) OO
9 19 (30.16%) IIS
9 19 (30.16%) AngularJS
10 18 (28.57%) Ajax
11 16 (25.40%) T-SQL
11 16 (25.40%) HTML
11 16 (25.40%) WPF
12 14 (22.22%) REST
13 13 (20.63%) Web Services
14 12 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web API
15 11 (17.46%) Computer Science
15 11 (17.46%) WCF
15 11 (17.46%) CSS
16 10 (15.87%) Microsoft
17 8 (12.70%) WinForms
17 8 (12.70%) SOAP
17 8 (12.70%) LINQ
17 8 (12.70%) .NET Framework
17 8 (12.70%) Entity Framework
17 8 (12.70%) SaaS
18 7 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
18 7 (11.11%) 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:

Application Platforms
1 19 (30.16%) IIS
2 4 (6.35%) Confluence
3 2 (3.17%) CMS
4 1 (1.59%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.59%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) Internet
1 1 (1.59%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (68.25%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.76%) MySQL
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.59%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Jenkins
1 4 (6.35%) JIRA
1 4 (6.35%) NUnit
1 4 (6.35%) Selenium
1 4 (6.35%) SpecFlow
1 4 (6.35%) WebDriver
2 3 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.59%) Subversion
General
1 6 (9.52%) Marketing
2 2 (3.17%) Finance
3 1 (1.59%) Games
3 1 (1.59%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (71.43%) .NET
2 27 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 26 (41.27%) XML
4 19 (30.16%) AngularJS
5 18 (28.57%) Ajax
6 16 (25.40%) HTML
6 16 (25.40%) WPF
7 14 (22.22%) REST
8 13 (20.63%) Web Services
9 12 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web API
10 11 (17.46%) CSS
10 11 (17.46%) WCF
11 8 (12.70%) .NET Framework
11 8 (12.70%) Entity Framework
11 8 (12.70%) LINQ
11 8 (12.70%) SOAP
11 8 (12.70%) WinForms
12 7 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (11.11%) HTML5
13 6 (9.52%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.52%) User Experience
3 2 (3.17%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.17%) Wiki
4 1 (1.59%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.59%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.59%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.35%) Linux
2 3 (4.76%) Windows
3 2 (3.17%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.59%) Android
4 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (49.21%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (41.27%) OO
3 7 (11.11%) MVC
3 7 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 6 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
4 6 (9.52%) Online Marketing
4 6 (9.52%) OOP
4 6 (9.52%) Scrum
4 6 (9.52%) Time Management
5 4 (6.35%) BDD
5 4 (6.35%) SDET
5 4 (6.35%) TDD
6 3 (4.76%) Software Engineering
6 3 (4.76%) Web Development
7 2 (3.17%) Change Management
7 2 (3.17%) Integration Testing
7 2 (3.17%) Migration
7 2 (3.17%) OOD
7 2 (3.17%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 59 (93.65%) C#
2 48 (76.19%) JavaScript
3 36 (57.14%) SQL
4 16 (25.40%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.76%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.76%) C++
5 3 (4.76%) Java
6 1 (1.59%) C
6 1 (1.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) QA
2 2 (3.17%) SLA
3 1 (1.59%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 10 (15.87%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.52%) Rakuten
3 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.59%) Sitecore