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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 73 56 77
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 32 25 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 2.61% 3.74% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.64% 3.80% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 32 25 7
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
1213 658 803
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 99.10% 98.36% 95.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1041 600 730
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 28 August 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Brighton

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 59 (98.33%) Software Engineering
2 54 (90.00%) C
3 44 (73.33%) C++
4 42 (70.00%) Linux
5 36 (60.00%) Electronics
6 28 (46.67%) Embedded C++
7 26 (43.33%) Embedded Linux
7 26 (43.33%) UML
8 16 (26.67%) C#
8 16 (26.67%) .NET
9 15 (25.00%) ASP.NET
10 14 (23.33%) XML
10 14 (23.33%) HTML
10 14 (23.33%) OOD
10 14 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (21.67%) WCF
11 13 (21.67%) Visual Studio
11 13 (21.67%) SQL
12 12 (20.00%) OOP
12 12 (20.00%) SQL Server
12 12 (20.00%) Finance
12 12 (20.00%) Games
13 9 (15.00%) JTAG
13 9 (15.00%) Assembly Language
13 9 (15.00%) Embedded Software Development
13 9 (15.00%) Video Processing
14 7 (11.67%) Image Processing
15 6 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
15 6 (10.00%) ISO 9001
16 4 (6.67%) OO

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 1 (1.67%) Adobe CQ
1 1 (1.67%) IIS
1 1 (1.67%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (1.67%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (21.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (60.00%) Electronics
2 12 (20.00%) Finance
2 12 (20.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (26.67%) .NET
2 15 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 14 (23.33%) XML
3 14 (23.33%) HTML
4 13 (21.67%) WCF
5 2 (3.33%) XHTML
5 2 (3.33%) CSS
5 2 (3.33%) Web Services
6 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC 2
6 1 (1.67%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (1.67%) WPF
6 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.67%) jQuery
6 1 (1.67%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.67%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 42 (70.00%) Linux
2 26 (43.33%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (3.33%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (98.33%) Software Engineering
2 26 (43.33%) UML
3 14 (23.33%) OOD
3 14 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (20.00%) OOP
5 9 (15.00%) Embedded Software Development
5 9 (15.00%) Video Processing
6 7 (11.67%) Image Processing
7 4 (6.67%) OO
8 2 (3.33%) MVC
8 2 (3.33%) User Stories
9 1 (1.67%) Build Automation
9 1 (1.67%) Web Application Development
9 1 (1.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (1.67%) ETL
9 1 (1.67%) Refactoring
9 1 (1.67%) Web Usability
9 1 (1.67%) Unit Testing
9 1 (1.67%) Scrum
9 1 (1.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 54 (90.00%) C
2 44 (73.33%) C++
3 28 (46.67%) Embedded C++
4 16 (26.67%) C#
5 13 (21.67%) SQL
6 9 (15.00%) Assembly Language
7 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.33%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.00%) JTAG
2 6 (10.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (1.67%) Ektron
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (1.67%) Adobe
1 1 (1.67%) Informatica
1 1 (1.67%) Vignette
1 1 (1.67%) Sitecore
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago