Period
to 18 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £44,500 in advertised job vacancies in East Sussex during the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

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

Software Developer
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 74 57
Rank change year-on-year +23 -17 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 123 50 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 5.61% 2.79% 4.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.68% 2.83% 4.31%
Number of salaries quoted 109 33 88
East Sussex median annual salary £44,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £49,500 £51,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +0.59%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex. 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
East Sussex
Permanent vacancies in East Sussex with a recognized job title 2,166 1,765 2,112
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.86% 98.38% 98.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1,815 1,540 1,858
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
South East median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +3.45%

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in East Sussex

Software Developer
Salary Trend in East Sussex

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

Salary trend for Software Developer in East Sussex

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in East Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in East Sussex over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in East Sussex

Software Developer
Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the East Sussex region over the 6 months to 18 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton +18 80 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Lewes - 21 £44,500 - 1
Uckfield -11 10 £44,250 -1.67% 1
Crowborough 0 5 £35,000 +16.67%
Hastings +3 2 - -
Eastbourne - 1 £45,000 -
Software Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, Software 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 East Sussex region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 100 (81.30%) JavaScript
2 98 (79.67%) C#
3 63 (51.22%) .NET
3 63 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (41.46%) SQL
5 47 (38.21%) HTML
5 47 (38.21%) CSS
6 46 (37.40%) SQL Server
7 43 (34.96%) AngularJS
8 36 (29.27%) ASP.NET
9 29 (23.58%) Jenkins
10 28 (22.76%) Computer Science
11 27 (21.95%) Microsoft
11 27 (21.95%) JIRA
12 26 (21.14%) MVC
13 25 (20.33%) Web Services
13 25 (20.33%) RESTful
13 25 (20.33%) Test Automation
14 24 (19.51%) Java
15 22 (17.89%) QA
16 21 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
17 19 (15.45%) Selenium
18 18 (14.63%) WebDriver
18 18 (14.63%) NUnit
18 18 (14.63%) Linux
18 18 (14.63%) OO
18 18 (14.63%) SpecFlow
18 18 (14.63%) Confluence
18 18 (14.63%) BDD
18 18 (14.63%) SDET

Software Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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 18 (14.63%) Confluence
2 10 (8.13%) IIS
3 8 (6.50%) Drupal
4 5 (4.07%) Apache
5 3 (2.44%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.63%) CMS
6 2 (1.63%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.81%) JBoss
7 1 (0.81%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.63%) GitHub
2 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.44%) HTTP
2 1 (0.81%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.81%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (37.40%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.94%) MySQL
3 5 (4.07%) Big Data
3 5 (4.07%) Hadoop
4 4 (3.25%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.44%) Apache Hive
5 3 (2.44%) HBase
6 2 (1.63%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.81%) Geospatial Data
7 1 (0.81%) GIS
7 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (23.58%) Jenkins
2 27 (21.95%) JIRA
3 19 (15.45%) Selenium
4 18 (14.63%) NUnit
4 18 (14.63%) SpecFlow
4 18 (14.63%) WebDriver
5 17 (13.82%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.44%) CircleCI
7 2 (1.63%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.81%) Gradle
General
1 15 (12.20%) Marketing
2 7 (5.69%) Retail
3 2 (1.63%) Games
4 1 (0.81%) Advertising
4 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (51.22%) .NET
2 47 (38.21%) CSS
2 47 (38.21%) HTML
3 43 (34.96%) AngularJS
4 36 (29.27%) ASP.NET
5 25 (20.33%) RESTful
5 25 (20.33%) Web Services
6 16 (13.01%) XML
7 15 (12.20%) WPF
8 14 (11.38%) ASP.NET Web API
9 10 (8.13%) .NET Framework
9 10 (8.13%) Entity Framework
9 10 (8.13%) React
10 9 (7.32%) JSON
11 7 (5.69%) Ajax
11 7 (5.69%) WCF
12 6 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (4.88%) REST
13 5 (4.07%) LINQ
13 5 (4.07%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 28 (22.76%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.69%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.25%) User Experience
5 3 (2.44%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.81%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.81%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.81%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.81%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.81%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.63%) Linux
2 1 (0.81%) Android
2 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.81%) ThreadX
2 1 (0.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (21.14%) MVC
3 25 (20.33%) Test Automation
4 21 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (14.63%) BDD
5 18 (14.63%) OO
5 18 (14.63%) SDET
6 13 (10.57%) E-Commerce
7 12 (9.76%) OOP
8 11 (8.94%) Web Development
9 8 (6.50%) Front End Development
10 7 (5.69%) Microservices
10 7 (5.69%) Unit Testing
11 6 (4.88%) Customer Requirements
11 6 (4.88%) SOLID
12 5 (4.07%) MVVM
12 5 (4.07%) Problem-Solving
12 5 (4.07%) Software Engineering
12 5 (4.07%) Software Testing
13 4 (3.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 100 (81.30%) JavaScript
2 98 (79.67%) C#
3 51 (41.46%) SQL
4 24 (19.51%) Java
5 10 (8.13%) PHP
6 8 (6.50%) Python
7 6 (4.88%) Go
8 5 (4.07%) Ruby
8 5 (4.07%) Scala
9 4 (3.25%) C++
10 2 (1.63%) C
10 2 (1.63%) Perl
11 1 (0.81%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.81%) Groovy
11 1 (0.81%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (2.44%) Degree
2 2 (1.63%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (17.89%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (12.20%) Docker
2 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (4.07%) Ansible
1 5 (4.07%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 27 (21.95%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.44%) Cloudera
2 3 (2.44%) Hortonworks
3 1 (0.81%) Xamarin