Period
to 24 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in East Sussex during the 6 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 70 79
Rank change year-on-year +23 +9 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 121 57 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 5.55% 3.22% 2.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.65% 3.29% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 112 35 61
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +26.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £53,750 £50,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%

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 2,142 1,733 2,060
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.26% 97.96% 98.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1,779 1,533 1,829
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,550 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +44 96 £45,000 -5.26% 6
Lewes - 9 £44,500 - 1
Uckfield -20 7 £44,500 -11.00% 3
Crowborough 0 4 £35,000 +16.67%
Hastings -1 2 - -
Eastbourne - 1 £45,000 - 2
Software Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 97 (80.17%) JavaScript
2 93 (76.86%) C#
3 73 (60.33%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (51.24%) SQL
5 56 (46.28%) .NET
6 38 (31.40%) AngularJS
7 34 (28.10%) Web Services
8 33 (27.27%) SQL Server
9 32 (26.45%) ASP.NET
9 32 (26.45%) Jenkins
10 31 (25.62%) OO
11 28 (23.14%) JIRA
12 27 (22.31%) Test Automation
13 26 (21.49%) RESTful
14 25 (20.66%) Continuous Integration
14 25 (20.66%) QA
14 25 (20.66%) XML
15 24 (19.83%) OOP
16 23 (19.01%) Java
17 22 (18.18%) HTML
17 22 (18.18%) Selenium
17 22 (18.18%) Computer Science
17 22 (18.18%) NUnit
17 22 (18.18%) Git (software)
17 22 (18.18%) WebDriver
17 22 (18.18%) Confluence
17 22 (18.18%) BDD
17 22 (18.18%) SpecFlow
17 22 (18.18%) SDET
18 21 (17.36%) CSS

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 22 (18.18%) Confluence
2 16 (13.22%) IIS
3 8 (6.61%) Drupal
4 5 (4.13%) Apache
5 2 (1.65%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.65%) CMS
5 2 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.65%) JBoss
5 2 (1.65%) WildFly
6 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.83%) GitHub
3 1 (0.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.48%) HTTP
2 1 (0.83%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.83%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 16 (13.22%) MySQL
3 9 (7.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (4.96%) Big Data
5 4 (3.31%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.31%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.65%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.65%) Geospatial Data
6 2 (1.65%) GIS
6 2 (1.65%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.65%) HBase
6 2 (1.65%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (26.45%) Jenkins
2 28 (23.14%) JIRA
3 22 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 22 (18.18%) NUnit
3 22 (18.18%) Selenium
3 22 (18.18%) SpecFlow
3 22 (18.18%) WebDriver
4 2 (1.65%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.65%) CircleCI
4 2 (1.65%) Gradle
5 1 (0.83%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (6.61%) Marketing
2 7 (5.79%) Retail
3 1 (0.83%) Games
3 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (46.28%) .NET
2 38 (31.40%) AngularJS
3 34 (28.10%) Web Services
4 32 (26.45%) ASP.NET
5 26 (21.49%) RESTful
6 25 (20.66%) XML
7 22 (18.18%) HTML
8 21 (17.36%) CSS
9 17 (14.05%) WPF
10 14 (11.57%) REST
11 13 (10.74%) Ajax
12 12 (9.92%) ASP.NET Web API
13 10 (8.26%) SOAP
14 9 (7.44%) WCF
15 8 (6.61%) LINQ
15 8 (6.61%) WinForms
16 7 (5.79%) React
17 5 (4.13%) HTML5
17 5 (4.13%) jQuery
17 5 (4.13%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.31%) User Experience
3 2 (1.65%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.65%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (0.83%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.83%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.83%) Device Driver
4 1 (0.83%) e-Learning
4 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.83%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.70%) Linux
2 2 (1.65%) Windows
3 1 (0.83%) Android
3 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.83%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (60.33%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (25.62%) OO
3 27 (22.31%) Test Automation
4 25 (20.66%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (19.83%) OOP
6 22 (18.18%) BDD
6 22 (18.18%) SDET
7 17 (14.05%) Web Development
8 10 (8.26%) MVC
9 9 (7.44%) E-Commerce
9 9 (7.44%) Microservices
10 8 (6.61%) Front End Development
10 8 (6.61%) Software Engineering
11 7 (5.79%) Scrum
12 6 (4.96%) OOD
13 4 (3.31%) Machine Learning
13 4 (3.31%) Software Testing
14 3 (2.48%) Continuous Improvement
14 3 (2.48%) Infrastructure Management
14 3 (2.48%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 97 (80.17%) JavaScript
2 93 (76.86%) C#
3 62 (51.24%) SQL
4 23 (19.01%) Java
5 15 (12.40%) PHP
6 7 (5.79%) T-SQL
7 6 (4.96%) Perl
8 5 (4.13%) C++
8 5 (4.13%) Python
9 4 (3.31%) Ruby
10 3 (2.48%) C
10 3 (2.48%) Go
11 2 (1.65%) ActionScript
11 2 (1.65%) Groovy
11 2 (1.65%) Scala
11 2 (1.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (10.74%) Degree
2 2 (1.65%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (20.66%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (10.74%) Docker
2 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.48%) Ansible
2 2 (1.65%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 18 (14.88%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.65%) Cloudera
2 2 (1.65%) Hortonworks
3 1 (0.83%) Xamarin