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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 33 81 79
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 77 27 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 8.08% 2.37% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.35% 2.42% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 54 27 8
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -10.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £40,000 £53,375
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
922 1118 765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 96.75% 98.16% 97.83%
Number of salaries quoted 799 972 699
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 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 26 May 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Brighton

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 129 (98.47%) Software Engineering
2 69 (52.67%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (42.75%) Linux
4 53 (40.46%) C++
5 52 (39.69%) Java
6 48 (36.64%) Degree
7 46 (35.11%) Computer Science
8 42 (32.06%) Web Services
9 40 (30.53%) SQL
10 38 (29.01%) Windows
11 33 (25.19%) XML
12 32 (24.43%) Social Media
13 27 (20.61%) Continuous Improvement
14 24 (18.32%) Qt
15 23 (17.56%) Visualisation
16 22 (16.79%) C
17 21 (16.03%) Mainframe
17 21 (16.03%) Refactoring
17 21 (16.03%) Android
17 21 (16.03%) Data Structures
18 19 (14.50%) Finance
18 19 (14.50%) HTML
18 19 (14.50%) Algorithms
19 18 (13.74%) Relational Database
20 16 (12.21%) Pega
20 16 (12.21%) Analytical Skills
21 15 (11.45%) Apple iOS
21 15 (11.45%) JavaScript
21 15 (11.45%) Embedded C++
21 15 (11.45%) MVC

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 8 (6.11%) PegaRULES
2 7 (5.34%) WebSphere
2 7 (5.34%) Node.js
3 5 (3.82%) Jetty
3 5 (3.82%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.05%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.29%) IIS
5 3 (2.29%) Umbraco
5 3 (2.29%) Orchard CMS
5 3 (2.29%) CMS
6 2 (1.53%) MQSeries
Applications
1 8 (6.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.82%) Mingle
3 3 (2.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.76%) Ethernet
1 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.74%) Relational Database
2 12 (9.16%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.34%) DB2
4 6 (4.58%) Oracle Database
4 6 (4.58%) MySQL
4 6 (4.58%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.05%) Easytrieve
6 3 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.53%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (1.53%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (1.53%) IMS/DB
8 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.76%) WebFOCUS
8 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (7.63%) Git (software)
2 8 (6.11%) JIRA
2 8 (6.11%) Eclipse
3 7 (5.34%) JUnit
4 6 (4.58%) Visual Studio
5 5 (3.82%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (3.82%) Subversion
5 5 (3.82%) Cucumber
5 5 (3.82%) jMock
6 4 (3.05%) Maven
7 3 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.53%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.53%) Selenium
8 2 (1.53%) LoadRunner
8 2 (1.53%) XPEDITER
8 2 (1.53%) JMeter
8 2 (1.53%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (0.76%) LabVIEW
9 1 (0.76%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.76%) Trac
General
1 19 (14.50%) Finance
2 6 (4.58%) Retail
3 3 (2.29%) Electronics
4 1 (0.76%) Marketing
4 1 (0.76%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (32.06%) Web Services
2 33 (25.19%) XML
3 24 (18.32%) Qt
4 19 (14.50%) HTML
5 13 (9.92%) .NET
6 12 (9.16%) HTML5
6 12 (9.16%) jQuery
7 11 (8.40%) JSON
7 11 (8.40%) Spring
8 10 (7.63%) CSS
9 7 (5.34%) Symfony
9 7 (5.34%) Backbone.js
9 7 (5.34%) Ember.js
9 7 (5.34%) AngularJS
10 6 (4.58%) CSS3
10 6 (4.58%) J2EE
10 6 (4.58%) Ajax
10 6 (4.58%) Hibernate
11 5 (3.82%) Struts
11 5 (3.82%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 46 (35.11%) Computer Science
2 32 (24.43%) Social Media
3 23 (17.56%) Visualisation
4 21 (16.03%) Mainframe
4 21 (16.03%) Data Structures
5 19 (14.50%) Algorithms
6 16 (12.21%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (5.34%) User Experience
8 2 (1.53%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.53%) Replication
8 2 (1.53%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (1.53%) DataPower
9 1 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.76%) VSAM
9 1 (0.76%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 56 (42.75%) Linux
2 38 (29.01%) Windows
3 21 (16.03%) Android
4 15 (11.45%) Apple iOS
5 8 (6.11%) UNIX
6 4 (3.05%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.29%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (98.47%) Software Engineering
2 69 (52.67%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (20.61%) Continuous Improvement
4 21 (16.03%) Refactoring
5 15 (11.45%) MVC
6 14 (10.69%) User Stories
6 14 (10.69%) Multithreading
7 13 (9.92%) Mentoring
8 11 (8.40%) OO
8 11 (8.40%) Automated Testing
9 8 (6.11%) Process Management
10 7 (5.34%) SOA
10 7 (5.34%) ETL
10 7 (5.34%) BDD
11 6 (4.58%) RAD
11 6 (4.58%) E-Commerce
11 6 (4.58%) UML
12 5 (3.82%) Scrum
12 5 (3.82%) Extreme Programming
12 5 (3.82%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 53 (40.46%) C++
2 52 (39.69%) Java
3 40 (30.53%) SQL
4 22 (16.79%) C
5 15 (11.45%) JavaScript
5 15 (11.45%) Embedded C++
6 13 (9.92%) PHP
7 11 (8.40%) C#
7 11 (8.40%) COBOL
8 5 (3.82%) PL/SQL
9 4 (3.05%) JCL
10 3 (2.29%) XPath
10 3 (2.29%) XQuery
11 2 (1.53%) REXX
11 2 (1.53%) SELCOPY
12 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 48 (36.64%) Degree
2 2 (1.53%) ISEB
2 2 (1.53%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.92%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.53%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (1.53%) Control-M
1 2 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (12.21%) Pega
2 13 (9.92%) Oracle
3 7 (5.34%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.58%) Informatica
5 5 (3.82%) Atlassian
6 4 (3.05%) Syncsort
7 2 (1.53%) HP
7 2 (1.53%) IBM
8 1 (0.76%) iRise
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