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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 32 69 68
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 84 25 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 8.17% 2.54% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.41% 2.57% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 60 24 8
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,650 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,050 £43,500 £48,125
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
999 974 718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 97.18% 98.78% 97.82%
Number of salaries quoted 879 825 665
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 17 April 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Brighton

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

1 114 (98.28%) Software Engineering
2 57 (49.14%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (47.41%) Linux
4 52 (44.83%) C++
5 42 (36.21%) Java
6 39 (33.62%) SQL
7 36 (31.03%) Degree
8 35 (30.17%) Web Services
9 34 (29.31%) XML
9 34 (29.31%) Computer Science
10 32 (27.59%) Windows
11 26 (22.41%) C
12 25 (21.55%) Social Media
13 23 (19.83%) Qt
13 23 (19.83%) Algorithms
14 22 (18.97%) Continuous Improvement
15 20 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
16 19 (16.38%) Finance
17 17 (14.66%) Mainframe
17 17 (14.66%) Data Structures
17 17 (14.66%) Visualisation
18 16 (13.79%) ISO 9001
18 16 (13.79%) HTML
18 16 (13.79%) Refactoring
19 15 (12.93%) .NET
20 14 (12.07%) JavaScript
20 14 (12.07%) Pega
20 14 (12.07%) Android
20 14 (12.07%) Relational Database
21 12 (10.34%) Apple iOS

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 7 (6.03%) WebSphere
2 6 (5.17%) PegaRULES
3 5 (4.31%) Jetty
3 5 (4.31%) WebLogic
3 5 (4.31%) Node.js
4 3 (2.59%) Orchard CMS
4 3 (2.59%) IIS
4 3 (2.59%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.59%) Umbraco
4 3 (2.59%) CMS
5 2 (1.72%) MQSeries
Applications
1 5 (4.31%) Mingle
2 3 (2.59%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.59%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.86%) Ethernet
1 1 (0.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.07%) Relational Database
2 11 (9.48%) SQL Server
3 7 (6.03%) DB2
4 5 (4.31%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.45%) Easytrieve
6 3 (2.59%) MySQL
6 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.59%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.72%) IMS/DB
8 1 (0.86%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.86%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.86%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 8 (6.90%) Git (software)
1 8 (6.90%) JIRA
2 7 (6.03%) JUnit
3 5 (4.31%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (4.31%) Cucumber
3 5 (4.31%) jMock
4 4 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (3.45%) Eclipse
4 4 (3.45%) Subversion
5 3 (2.59%) Maven
6 2 (1.72%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.72%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.72%) XPEDITER
6 2 (1.72%) JMeter
6 2 (1.72%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.72%) Selenium
6 2 (1.72%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (0.86%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.86%) Trac
7 1 (0.86%) Mockito
General
1 19 (16.38%) Finance
2 4 (3.45%) Electronics
3 3 (2.59%) Retail
4 1 (0.86%) Marketing
4 1 (0.86%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (30.17%) Web Services
2 34 (29.31%) XML
3 23 (19.83%) Qt
4 16 (13.79%) HTML
5 15 (12.93%) .NET
6 11 (9.48%) Spring
7 10 (8.62%) HTML5
8 8 (6.90%) JSON
8 8 (6.90%) CSS
9 6 (5.17%) J2EE
9 6 (5.17%) ASP.NET
9 6 (5.17%) Hibernate
9 6 (5.17%) jQuery
9 6 (5.17%) AngularJS
10 5 (4.31%) Backbone.js
10 5 (4.31%) JAX-RS
10 5 (4.31%) Ember.js
10 5 (4.31%) Symfony
10 5 (4.31%) REST
10 5 (4.31%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 34 (29.31%) Computer Science
2 25 (21.55%) Social Media
3 23 (19.83%) Algorithms
4 20 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (14.66%) Data Structures
5 17 (14.66%) Visualisation
5 17 (14.66%) Mainframe
6 5 (4.31%) User Experience
7 2 (1.72%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.72%) Replication
7 2 (1.72%) Open Source
7 2 (1.72%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (1.72%) DataPower
8 1 (0.86%) VSAM
8 1 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.86%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 55 (47.41%) Linux
2 32 (27.59%) Windows
3 14 (12.07%) Android
4 12 (10.34%) Apple iOS
5 7 (6.03%) UNIX
6 4 (3.45%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (3.45%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (98.28%) Software Engineering
2 57 (49.14%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (18.97%) Continuous Improvement
4 16 (13.79%) Refactoring
5 11 (9.48%) Automated Testing
5 11 (9.48%) User Stories
5 11 (9.48%) Multithreading
6 10 (8.62%) Mentoring
7 9 (7.76%) MVC
8 8 (6.90%) UML
9 7 (6.03%) OO
10 6 (5.17%) RAD
10 6 (5.17%) SOA
10 6 (5.17%) Process Management
11 5 (4.31%) TDD
11 5 (4.31%) Scrum
11 5 (4.31%) Extreme Programming
11 5 (4.31%) Requirements Management
11 5 (4.31%) Domain-Driven Design
11 5 (4.31%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 52 (44.83%) C++
2 42 (36.21%) Java
3 39 (33.62%) SQL
4 26 (22.41%) C
5 14 (12.07%) JavaScript
6 12 (10.34%) Embedded C++
7 11 (9.48%) COBOL
8 9 (7.76%) C#
9 8 (6.90%) PHP
10 5 (4.31%) PL/SQL
11 4 (3.45%) JCL
12 2 (1.72%) XPath
12 2 (1.72%) SELCOPY
12 2 (1.72%) XQuery
12 2 (1.72%) REXX
13 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 36 (31.03%) Degree
2 2 (1.72%) ISEB
2 2 (1.72%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.79%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.59%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.72%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (1.72%) Control-M
1 2 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (12.07%) Pega
2 12 (10.34%) Oracle
3 5 (4.31%) Atlassian
4 4 (3.45%) Informatica
4 4 (3.45%) Syncsort
5 3 (2.59%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.72%) HP
6 2 (1.72%) IBM
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