Period
to 9 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £44,500 in advertised job vacancies in East Sussex during the 6 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 69 60
Rank change year-on-year +17 -9 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 110 77 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 5.32% 3.75% 3.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.43% 3.79% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 96 70 58
East Sussex median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.25% -10.11% +11.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £32,125
90th Percentile £55,000 £47,275 £51,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -3.61%

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 2,026 2,031 1,953
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.02% 98.83% 99.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1,787 1,838 1,748
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +7.32%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £66,250
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -2 72 £41,250 +3.13% 4
Lewes - 26 £55,000 - 1
Uckfield +1 5 - -
Hastings +6 3 - -
Crowborough - 1 £35,000 -
Software Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 (88.18%) C#
2 80 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 73 (66.36%) .NET
4 64 (58.18%) SQL Server
5 59 (53.64%) Agile Software Development
6 57 (51.82%) HTML
7 55 (50.00%) CSS
8 54 (49.09%) SQL
9 48 (43.64%) AngularJS
10 43 (39.09%) ASP.NET
11 38 (34.55%) MVC
12 30 (27.27%) Microsoft
13 27 (24.55%) Computer Science
14 26 (23.64%) ASP.NET Web API
15 24 (21.82%) Java
16 17 (15.45%) WPF
17 13 (11.82%) Web Services
18 12 (10.91%) JIRA
18 12 (10.91%) Marketing
18 12 (10.91%) RESTful
19 11 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
19 11 (10.00%) OO
19 11 (10.00%) E-Commerce
19 11 (10.00%) TDD
20 10 (9.09%) OOP
20 10 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
21 9 (8.18%) Software Engineering
21 9 (8.18%) WCF
21 9 (8.18%) Continuous Integration
21 9 (8.18%) Test Automation

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 7 (6.36%) Confluence
2 4 (3.64%) Apache
3 3 (2.73%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.82%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.91%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.91%) CMS
5 1 (0.91%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.91%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.91%) GitHub
3 1 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.91%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (58.18%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.64%) Big Data
2 4 (3.64%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.73%) MariaDB
3 3 (2.73%) MySQL
4 1 (0.91%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.91%) HBase
4 1 (0.91%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (10.91%) JIRA
2 8 (7.27%) Jenkins
2 8 (7.27%) Selenium
3 7 (6.36%) NUnit
3 7 (6.36%) SpecFlow
3 7 (6.36%) WebDriver
4 5 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.55%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.91%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.91%) CircleCI
5 1 (0.91%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (10.91%) Marketing
2 7 (6.36%) Retail
3 1 (0.91%) Advertising
3 1 (0.91%) Games
3 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (66.36%) .NET
2 57 (51.82%) HTML
3 55 (50.00%) CSS
4 48 (43.64%) AngularJS
5 43 (39.09%) ASP.NET
6 26 (23.64%) ASP.NET Web API
7 17 (15.45%) WPF
8 13 (11.82%) Web Services
9 12 (10.91%) RESTful
10 11 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (8.18%) WCF
12 7 (6.36%) .NET Framework
12 7 (6.36%) Entity Framework
13 5 (4.55%) JSON
13 5 (4.55%) React
13 5 (4.55%) XML
14 4 (3.64%) .NET Core
14 4 (3.64%) LINQ
14 4 (3.64%) Silverlight
14 4 (3.64%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.45%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (4.55%) User Experience
3 4 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.73%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.64%) Linux
1 4 (3.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (53.64%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (34.55%) MVC
3 27 (24.55%) Computer Science
4 11 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 11 (10.00%) OO
4 11 (10.00%) TDD
5 10 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
5 10 (9.09%) OOP
6 9 (8.18%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (8.18%) Software Engineering
6 9 (8.18%) Test Automation
7 7 (6.36%) BDD
7 7 (6.36%) SDET
8 6 (5.45%) Web Development
9 5 (4.55%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (4.55%) Scrum
9 5 (4.55%) Unit Testing
10 4 (3.64%) DevOps
10 4 (3.64%) Microservices
10 4 (3.64%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 97 (88.18%) C#
2 80 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 54 (49.09%) SQL
4 24 (21.82%) Java
5 7 (6.36%) Python
6 4 (3.64%) F#
6 4 (3.64%) Go
6 4 (3.64%) Scala
7 3 (2.73%) C++
7 3 (2.73%) Perl
7 3 (2.73%) PHP
8 2 (1.82%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.91%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (4.55%) Degree
2 3 (2.73%) HND
3 1 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.27%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.64%) Ansible
1 4 (3.64%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 30 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.91%) Cloudera
2 1 (0.91%) Hortonworks
2 1 (0.91%) Salesforce.com