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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 43 62 73
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 53 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 5.90% 1.98% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.04% 2.03% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 45 12 4
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
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
877 639 671
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 97.66% 97.56% 96.97%
Number of salaries quoted 770 497 633
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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 2 March 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Brighton

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 77 (93.90%) Software Engineering
2 50 (60.98%) Linux
3 43 (52.44%) C++
4 34 (41.46%) SQL
5 32 (39.02%) C
6 28 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (31.71%) Java
7 26 (31.71%) Windows
8 23 (28.05%) XML
9 22 (26.83%) ISO 9001
9 22 (26.83%) Degree
9 22 (26.83%) Algorithms
10 20 (24.39%) Analytical Skills
10 20 (24.39%) Computer Science
11 16 (19.51%) .NET
11 16 (19.51%) Qt
12 15 (18.29%) Web Services
13 14 (17.07%) HTML
14 13 (15.85%) Social Media
14 13 (15.85%) JavaScript
14 13 (15.85%) Finance
15 12 (14.63%) C#
16 11 (13.41%) Continuous Improvement
17 9 (10.98%) Visualisation
17 9 (10.98%) Oracle
17 9 (10.98%) SQL Server
17 9 (10.98%) CSS
17 9 (10.98%) OO
17 9 (10.98%) MVC
17 9 (10.98%) Spring

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 3 (3.66%) Tomcat
1 3 (3.66%) CMS
1 3 (3.66%) WebSphere
1 3 (3.66%) Umbraco
1 3 (3.66%) Orchard CMS
2 2 (2.44%) Adobe CQ
2 2 (2.44%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (2.44%) PegaRULES
2 2 (2.44%) MQSeries
2 2 (2.44%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.44%) IIS
3 1 (1.22%) Jetty
Applications
1 4 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.66%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.22%) Mingle
3 1 (1.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.22%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.98%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.54%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.66%) DB2
5 2 (2.44%) Easytrieve
5 2 (2.44%) IMS/DB
5 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.22%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.22%) OLAP
6 1 (1.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Subversion
2 4 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.88%) JIRA
3 3 (3.66%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.66%) Maven
3 3 (3.66%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.44%) JUnit
4 2 (2.44%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.44%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (2.44%) XPEDITER
5 1 (1.22%) JMeter
5 1 (1.22%) LabVIEW
5 1 (1.22%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.22%) Selenium
5 1 (1.22%) jMock
5 1 (1.22%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.22%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.22%) Trac
5 1 (1.22%) Selenium IDE
General
1 13 (15.85%) Finance
2 4 (4.88%) Electronics
3 1 (1.22%) Banking
3 1 (1.22%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (28.05%) XML
2 16 (19.51%) .NET
2 16 (19.51%) Qt
3 15 (18.29%) Web Services
4 14 (17.07%) HTML
5 9 (10.98%) CSS
5 9 (10.98%) Spring
6 6 (7.32%) WCF
6 6 (7.32%) ASP.NET
7 5 (6.10%) jQuery
8 4 (4.88%) HTML5
8 4 (4.88%) JSP
9 3 (3.66%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (3.66%) RESTful
9 3 (3.66%) .NET Framework
10 2 (2.44%) WPF
10 2 (2.44%) Ajax
10 2 (2.44%) SOAP
10 2 (2.44%) J2EE
10 2 (2.44%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 22 (26.83%) Algorithms
2 20 (24.39%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (24.39%) Computer Science
3 13 (15.85%) Social Media
4 9 (10.98%) Visualisation
5 7 (8.54%) Embedded Systems
5 7 (8.54%) Mainframe
6 5 (6.10%) Data Structures
7 4 (4.88%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.44%) Replication
8 2 (2.44%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (2.44%) DataPower
9 1 (1.22%) Open Source
9 1 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 50 (60.98%) Linux
2 26 (31.71%) Windows
3 4 (4.88%) UNIX
3 4 (4.88%) Windows 7
3 4 (4.88%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (4.88%) Android
4 2 (2.44%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (93.90%) Software Engineering
2 28 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (13.41%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (10.98%) MVC
4 9 (10.98%) OO
5 8 (9.76%) UML
5 8 (9.76%) Scrum
5 8 (9.76%) Refactoring
5 8 (9.76%) User Stories
6 6 (7.32%) Automated Testing
7 5 (6.10%) Multithreading
7 5 (6.10%) RAD
7 5 (6.10%) OOD
8 4 (4.88%) SOA
8 4 (4.88%) TDD
8 4 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (4.88%) Waterfall
9 3 (3.66%) Kanban
9 3 (3.66%) Mentoring
9 3 (3.66%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 43 (52.44%) C++
2 34 (41.46%) SQL
3 32 (39.02%) C
4 26 (31.71%) Java
5 13 (15.85%) JavaScript
6 12 (14.63%) C#
7 5 (6.10%) COBOL
7 5 (6.10%) Python
8 4 (4.88%) Embedded C++
8 4 (4.88%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.44%) SELCOPY
9 2 (2.44%) XQuery
9 2 (2.44%) REXX
9 2 (2.44%) JCL
9 2 (2.44%) XPath
9 2 (2.44%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (26.83%) Degree
2 1 (1.22%) VCP4
2 1 (1.22%) ISEB
2 1 (1.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (26.83%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.44%) Control-M
2 1 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (10.98%) Oracle
2 6 (7.32%) Pega
3 4 (4.88%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.44%) Adobe
4 2 (2.44%) Vignette
4 2 (2.44%) IBM
4 2 (2.44%) Syncsort
4 2 (2.44%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.44%) Ektron
4 2 (2.44%) Informatica
5 1 (1.22%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.22%) HP
Brighton, Sussex
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Posted: 11 hours ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Salary: £70000 per annum
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago