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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 52 38 75
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 38 78 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 4.48% 7.57% 2.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.55% 7.72% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 30 54 25
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £37,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £56,750 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
836 1010 983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 98.58% 98.06% 99.19%
Number of salaries quoted 747 880 837
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 May 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Brighton

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 80 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 60 (75.00%) C++
3 49 (61.25%) Embedded Systems
4 46 (57.50%) C
5 42 (52.50%) Degree
6 31 (38.75%) Computer Science
7 28 (35.00%) Electronics
8 27 (33.75%) Python
9 25 (31.25%) Unit Testing
10 24 (30.00%) Bash Shell
10 24 (30.00%) Lua
10 24 (30.00%) Manufacturing
11 18 (22.50%) Windows
12 17 (21.25%) Linux
12 17 (21.25%) Firmware
13 14 (17.50%) SQL
14 12 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (15.00%) Qt
15 11 (13.75%) Mathematics
15 11 (13.75%) Mainframe
15 11 (13.75%) XML
16 8 (10.00%) Telecoms
16 8 (10.00%) SOA
16 8 (10.00%) C#
16 8 (10.00%) JSON
16 8 (10.00%) Visualisation
16 8 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
17 7 (8.75%) TSYS
17 7 (8.75%) Continuous Improvement
17 7 (8.75%) CLIST

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (8.75%) CICS
2 4 (5.00%) IIS
2 4 (5.00%) PegaRULES
Business Applications
1 7 (8.75%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.50%) SaaS
2 1 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.25%) Force.com
2 1 (1.25%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.75%) DB2
2 4 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.25%) Firebird
3 1 (1.25%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) ReSharper
1 1 (1.25%) TeamCity
General
1 28 (35.00%) Electronics
2 24 (30.00%) Manufacturing
3 8 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 7 (8.75%) Finance
5 1 (1.25%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.00%) Qt
2 11 (13.75%) XML
3 8 (10.00%) JSON
4 7 (8.75%) .NET
5 5 (6.25%) SOAP
6 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET
6 4 (5.00%) CSS
6 4 (5.00%) HTML
6 4 (5.00%) WCF
7 2 (2.50%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.50%) Web Services
8 1 (1.25%) jQuery
8 1 (1.25%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (1.25%) REST
8 1 (1.25%) SAML
8 1 (1.25%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 49 (61.25%) Embedded Systems
2 31 (38.75%) Computer Science
3 11 (13.75%) Mainframe
3 11 (13.75%) Mathematics
4 8 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (10.00%) Visualisation
5 7 (8.75%) VSAM
6 4 (5.00%) Social Media
7 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.25%) User Experience
7 1 (1.25%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 18 (22.50%) Windows
2 17 (21.25%) Linux
3 4 (5.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.25%) Android
4 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 25 (31.25%) Unit Testing
3 12 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (10.00%) SOA
5 7 (8.75%) Automated Testing
5 7 (8.75%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (8.75%) RAD
5 7 (8.75%) Refactoring
6 5 (6.25%) Mentoring
7 4 (5.00%) Process Management
7 4 (5.00%) User Stories
8 2 (2.50%) OO
8 2 (2.50%) Scrum
8 2 (2.50%) TDD
9 1 (1.25%) Data Modelling
9 1 (1.25%) Game Development
9 1 (1.25%) Mobile Application Development
9 1 (1.25%) MVVM
9 1 (1.25%) SDLC
9 1 (1.25%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 60 (75.00%) C++
2 46 (57.50%) C
3 27 (33.75%) Python
4 24 (30.00%) Bash Shell
4 24 (30.00%) Lua
5 14 (17.50%) SQL
6 8 (10.00%) C#
7 7 (8.75%) CLIST
7 7 (8.75%) COBOL
7 7 (8.75%) JCL
7 7 (8.75%) REXX
8 6 (7.50%) Java
8 6 (7.50%) JavaScript
9 4 (5.00%) Embedded C++
9 4 (5.00%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.25%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.25%) SOQL
10 1 (1.25%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 42 (52.50%) Degree
System Software
1 17 (21.25%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (8.75%) TSYS
2 4 (5.00%) Pega
3 1 (1.25%) Informatica
3 1 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
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