The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 48 49 68
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 42 45 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 5.05% 4.91% 2.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.13% 4.97% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 33 43 14
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Software Engineer
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Brighton region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
819 906 675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 98.56% 98.80% 98.54%
Number of salaries quoted 727 793 532
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Brighton region.

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Brighton

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Brighton

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Brighton region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 91 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 58 (63.74%) Degree
3 56 (61.54%) C++
4 40 (43.96%) Computer Science
4 40 (43.96%) Embedded Systems
5 39 (42.86%) Python
6 36 (39.56%) SQL
7 34 (37.36%) C
8 27 (29.67%) Electronics
9 25 (27.47%) Windows
9 25 (27.47%) Linux
10 24 (26.37%) CSS
10 24 (26.37%) HTML
10 24 (26.37%) JavaScript
11 22 (24.18%) Unit Testing
11 22 (24.18%) Bash Shell
11 22 (24.18%) Manufacturing
12 21 (23.08%) Lua
13 19 (20.88%) Mathematics
13 19 (20.88%) Qt
13 19 (20.88%) jQuery
14 18 (19.78%) Game Development
14 18 (19.78%) Amazon AWS
14 18 (19.78%) Web Development
14 18 (19.78%) Games
15 17 (18.68%) PostgreSQL
15 17 (18.68%) Apache
15 17 (18.68%) Shell Script
15 17 (18.68%) MySQL
15 17 (18.68%) Ruby

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Brighton region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (18.68%) Apache
1 17 (18.68%) nginx
1 17 (18.68%) Node.js
2 6 (6.59%) CICS
3 4 (4.40%) IIS
3 4 (4.40%) PegaRULES
4 2 (2.20%) JBoss
4 2 (2.20%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.10%) Jetty
5 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 6 (6.59%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 18 (19.78%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (18.68%) GitHub
3 1 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.68%) MongoDB
1 17 (18.68%) MySQL
1 17 (18.68%) NoSQL
1 17 (18.68%) PostgreSQL
1 17 (18.68%) Riak
2 16 (17.58%) Redis
3 8 (8.79%) DB2
4 7 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.40%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (18.68%) Git (software)
1 17 (18.68%) Grunt
1 17 (18.68%) gulp
2 3 (3.30%) Maven
3 2 (2.20%) Ant
3 2 (2.20%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.20%) JUnit
4 1 (1.10%) Subversion
General
1 27 (29.67%) Electronics
2 22 (24.18%) Manufacturing
3 18 (19.78%) Games
4 10 (10.99%) Telecoms
5 9 (9.89%) Finance
6 2 (2.20%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (26.37%) CSS
1 24 (26.37%) HTML
2 19 (20.88%) jQuery
2 19 (20.88%) Qt
3 17 (18.68%) AngularJS
3 17 (18.68%) Backbone.js
3 17 (18.68%) Ember.js
3 17 (18.68%) LESS
3 17 (18.68%) Sass
4 16 (17.58%) Express
4 16 (17.58%) MEAN Stack
5 13 (14.29%) XML
6 7 (7.69%) .NET
7 6 (6.59%) JSON
7 6 (6.59%) SOAP
8 5 (5.49%) ASP.NET
9 4 (4.40%) WCF
10 3 (3.30%) JSP
10 3 (3.30%) Spring
10 3 (3.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 40 (43.96%) Computer Science
1 40 (43.96%) Embedded Systems
2 19 (20.88%) Mathematics
3 10 (10.99%) Mainframe
4 7 (7.69%) Visualisation
5 6 (6.59%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (6.59%) VSAM
6 4 (4.40%) Social Media
7 3 (3.30%) Data Structures
8 2 (2.20%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.10%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (1.10%) Fintech
9 1 (1.10%) Physics
9 1 (1.10%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 25 (27.47%) Linux
1 25 (27.47%) Windows
2 4 (4.40%) Windows Server
2 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.10%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 22 (24.18%) Unit Testing
3 18 (19.78%) Game Development
3 18 (19.78%) Web Development
4 17 (18.68%) Integration Testing
5 13 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (9.89%) SOA
7 8 (8.79%) Automated Testing
7 8 (8.79%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (8.79%) RAD
8 6 (6.59%) Refactoring
9 5 (5.49%) Mentoring
10 4 (4.40%) Process Management
10 4 (4.40%) User Stories
11 3 (3.30%) Knowledge Management
11 3 (3.30%) OO
12 2 (2.20%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (2.20%) Multithreading
12 2 (2.20%) MVC
12 2 (2.20%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 56 (61.54%) C++
2 39 (42.86%) Python
3 36 (39.56%) SQL
4 34 (37.36%) C
5 24 (26.37%) JavaScript
6 22 (24.18%) Bash Shell
7 21 (23.08%) Lua
8 17 (18.68%) Ruby
8 17 (18.68%) Shell Script
9 10 (10.99%) Java
10 6 (6.59%) C#
10 6 (6.59%) CLIST
10 6 (6.59%) COBOL
10 6 (6.59%) JCL
10 6 (6.59%) REXX
11 4 (4.40%) T-SQL
12 3 (3.30%) Embedded C++
13 1 (1.10%) PHP
13 1 (1.10%) VB.NET
13 1 (1.10%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 58 (63.74%) Degree
2 1 (1.10%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) QA
System Software
1 17 (18.68%) Varnish
2 8 (8.79%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (6.59%) TSYS
2 4 (4.40%) Pega
3 3 (3.30%) Oracle
4 2 (2.20%) IBM
5 1 (1.10%) Google
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