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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 37 75 60
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 56 33 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 6.47% 2.68% 3.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.70% 2.70% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 29 33 25
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £36,000 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £46,500
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
836 1220 663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 96.65% 99.19% 98.37%
Number of salaries quoted 700 1047 605
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 September 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Brighton

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 131 (98.50%) Software Engineering
2 74 (55.64%) Degree
2 74 (55.64%) Computer Science
3 58 (43.61%) Java
4 55 (41.35%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (34.59%) SQL
6 43 (32.33%) jQuery
7 41 (30.83%) HTML
8 39 (29.32%) Web Services
9 37 (27.82%) JavaScript
10 36 (27.07%) C++
10 36 (27.07%) Linux
11 35 (26.32%) CSS
12 32 (24.06%) MySQL
12 32 (24.06%) NoSQL
12 32 (24.06%) Backbone.js
12 32 (24.06%) AngularJS
13 31 (23.31%) Node.js
13 31 (23.31%) Git (software)
13 31 (23.31%) Ember.js
14 29 (21.80%) Windows
15 28 (21.05%) Python
15 28 (21.05%) PHP
16 26 (19.55%) Web Development
16 26 (19.55%) Amazon AWS
16 26 (19.55%) Integration Testing
16 26 (19.55%) Social Media
17 25 (18.80%) Varnish
17 25 (18.80%) MongoDB
17 25 (18.80%) nginx

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 31 (23.31%) Node.js
2 25 (18.80%) Apache
2 25 (18.80%) nginx
3 19 (14.29%) Jetty
4 6 (4.51%) PegaRULES
5 5 (3.76%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.26%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.75%) IIS
7 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.75%) CICS
7 1 (0.75%) DNN
Applications
1 14 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.01%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (1.50%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 26 (19.55%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (18.80%) GitHub
3 1 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (24.06%) MySQL
1 32 (24.06%) NoSQL
2 25 (18.80%) Riak
2 25 (18.80%) MongoDB
2 25 (18.80%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (12.03%) Relational Database
4 10 (7.52%) Redis
4 10 (7.52%) SQL Server
5 6 (4.51%) DB2
6 4 (3.01%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.50%) Easytrieve
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.75%) WebFOCUS
8 1 (0.75%) SQLite
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 31 (23.31%) Git (software)
2 25 (18.80%) Grunt
2 25 (18.80%) gulp
3 12 (9.02%) Eclipse
3 12 (9.02%) Visual Studio
4 5 (3.76%) JUnit
5 4 (3.01%) jMock
5 4 (3.01%) Cucumber
5 4 (3.01%) JIRA
6 3 (2.26%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.75%) Selenium
7 1 (0.75%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.75%) JMeter
7 1 (0.75%) Subversion
7 1 (0.75%) Maven
7 1 (0.75%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (0.75%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.75%) Mockito
General
1 25 (18.80%) Games
2 17 (12.78%) Finance
3 7 (5.26%) Retail
4 2 (1.50%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.75%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (32.33%) jQuery
2 41 (30.83%) HTML
3 39 (29.32%) Web Services
4 35 (26.32%) CSS
5 32 (24.06%) Backbone.js
5 32 (24.06%) AngularJS
6 31 (23.31%) Ember.js
7 25 (18.80%) Sass
7 25 (18.80%) LESS
8 24 (18.05%) Spring
9 21 (15.79%) Symfony
10 20 (15.04%) XML
11 17 (12.78%) Qt
12 15 (11.28%) .NET
13 13 (9.77%) JSON
14 12 (9.02%) HTML5
15 11 (8.27%) Ajax
16 10 (7.52%) Express
17 8 (6.02%) ASP.NET
18 7 (5.26%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 74 (55.64%) Computer Science
2 26 (19.55%) Social Media
3 21 (15.79%) Visualisation
4 19 (14.29%) Data Structures
5 14 (10.53%) Mainframe
6 6 (4.51%) User Experience
7 5 (3.76%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.50%) VSAM
8 2 (1.50%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.75%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.75%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 36 (27.07%) Linux
2 29 (21.80%) Windows
3 21 (15.79%) Android
4 16 (12.03%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.01%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (98.50%) Software Engineering
2 55 (41.35%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (19.55%) Web Development
3 26 (19.55%) Integration Testing
4 25 (18.80%) Game Development
5 23 (17.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 20 (15.04%) Refactoring
7 18 (13.53%) MVC
8 13 (9.77%) OO
8 13 (9.77%) Multithreading
9 11 (8.27%) Automated Testing
10 10 (7.52%) User Stories
10 10 (7.52%) Mentoring
11 7 (5.26%) RAD
11 7 (5.26%) E-Commerce
12 6 (4.51%) Process Management
12 6 (4.51%) BDD
13 5 (3.76%) ETL
14 4 (3.01%) Extreme Programming
14 4 (3.01%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 58 (43.61%) Java
2 46 (34.59%) SQL
3 37 (27.82%) JavaScript
4 36 (27.07%) C++
5 28 (21.05%) PHP
5 28 (21.05%) Python
6 25 (18.80%) Shell Script
6 25 (18.80%) Ruby
7 17 (12.78%) Embedded C++
8 16 (12.03%) C#
9 8 (6.02%) COBOL
10 4 (3.01%) JCL
11 3 (2.26%) PL/SQL
11 3 (2.26%) Lua
11 3 (2.26%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.50%) CLIST
12 2 (1.50%) C
12 2 (1.50%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.50%) REXX
13 1 (0.75%) VB6
Qualifications
1 74 (55.64%) Degree
2 1 (0.75%) PhD
2 1 (0.75%) ISEB
2 1 (0.75%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.75%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 25 (18.80%) Varnish
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (10.53%) Pega
2 12 (9.02%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.01%) Informatica
3 4 (3.01%) Oracle
3 4 (3.01%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.50%) Syncsort
4 2 (1.50%) TSYS
5 1 (0.75%) iRise
5 1 (0.75%) Google
5 1 (0.75%) HP
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