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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 63 49 73
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 29 41 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 2.97% 4.98% 2.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.01% 5.04% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 27 41 19
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 £31,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
962 813 861
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 98.57% 98.78% 97.73%
Number of salaries quoted 850 702 784
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 25 November 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Brighton

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 55 (91.67%) Software Engineering
2 42 (70.00%) Linux
3 39 (65.00%) C++
4 38 (63.33%) C
5 23 (38.33%) Algorithms
6 19 (31.67%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (31.67%) Electronics
7 18 (30.00%) Embedded C++
8 17 (28.33%) UML
9 16 (26.67%) Embedded Linux
10 15 (25.00%) ISO 9001
10 15 (25.00%) .NET
11 14 (23.33%) SQL
11 14 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (21.67%) C#
12 13 (21.67%) XML
12 13 (21.67%) Degree
13 12 (20.00%) Computer Science
13 12 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
14 11 (18.33%) HTML
15 10 (16.67%) Finance
16 8 (13.33%) Java
16 8 (13.33%) JavaScript
16 8 (13.33%) ASP.NET
16 8 (13.33%) OOD
17 7 (11.67%) CSS
17 7 (11.67%) SQL Server
17 7 (11.67%) WCF
17 7 (11.67%) Spring
18 6 (10.00%) OO

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 3 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 3 (5.00%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (1.67%) IIS
2 1 (1.67%) CMS
2 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.67%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (1.67%) OLAP
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.67%) Subversion
2 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (31.67%) Electronics
2 10 (16.67%) Finance
3 4 (6.67%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.00%) .NET
2 13 (21.67%) XML
3 11 (18.33%) HTML
4 8 (13.33%) ASP.NET
5 7 (11.67%) CSS
5 7 (11.67%) Spring
5 7 (11.67%) WCF
6 5 (8.33%) Web Services
7 4 (6.67%) XHTML
7 4 (6.67%) jQuery
8 3 (5.00%) Qt
8 3 (5.00%) WPF
9 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.67%) WinForms
9 1 (1.67%) XSLT
9 1 (1.67%) J2EE
9 1 (1.67%) JDBC
9 1 (1.67%) JSP
9 1 (1.67%) SOAP
9 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 23 (38.33%) Algorithms
2 19 (31.67%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 12 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (8.33%) Visualisation
4 5 (8.33%) Social Media
5 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 42 (70.00%) Linux
2 16 (26.67%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (6.67%) Windows
4 2 (3.33%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (91.67%) Software Engineering
2 17 (28.33%) UML
3 14 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (13.33%) OOD
5 6 (10.00%) MVC
5 6 (10.00%) OO
6 5 (8.33%) Refactoring
6 5 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (8.33%) User Stories
7 4 (6.67%) OOP
7 4 (6.67%) Scrum
8 3 (5.00%) Content Management
8 3 (5.00%) Automated Testing
8 3 (5.00%) Web Application Development
9 2 (3.33%) Embedded Software Development
9 2 (3.33%) Build Automation
9 2 (3.33%) Image Processing
9 2 (3.33%) Video Processing
9 2 (3.33%) RAD
10 1 (1.67%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 39 (65.00%) C++
2 38 (63.33%) C
3 18 (30.00%) Embedded C++
4 14 (23.33%) SQL
5 13 (21.67%) C#
6 8 (13.33%) Java
6 8 (13.33%) JavaScript
7 4 (6.67%) Python
7 4 (6.67%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.33%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.67%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (21.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (25.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.33%) JTAG
Vendors
1 3 (5.00%) Vignette
1 3 (5.00%) Adobe
1 3 (5.00%) Sitecore
1 3 (5.00%) Ektron
2 2 (3.33%) Pega
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.67%) Informatica