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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 39 65 73
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 75 18 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 7.52% 2.19% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.74% 2.22% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 59 17 8
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,400 £42,000 £48,125
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
969 809 665
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 97.09% 98.30% 97.51%
Number of salaries quoted 854 661 621
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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 31 March 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Brighton

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 102 (96.23%) Software Engineering
2 54 (50.94%) Linux
3 48 (45.28%) C++
3 48 (45.28%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (36.79%) SQL
5 37 (34.91%) Java
6 33 (31.13%) Degree
7 32 (30.19%) XML
8 31 (29.25%) Computer Science
9 30 (28.30%) Web Services
10 29 (27.36%) Windows
11 28 (26.42%) C
12 24 (22.64%) Algorithms
13 20 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
13 20 (18.87%) Continuous Improvement
13 20 (18.87%) Qt
13 20 (18.87%) Finance
14 19 (17.92%) Social Media
15 18 (16.98%) ISO 9001
16 16 (15.09%) HTML
16 16 (15.09%) Visualisation
17 15 (14.15%) Refactoring
17 15 (14.15%) Data Structures
17 15 (14.15%) JavaScript
18 14 (13.21%) .NET
19 12 (11.32%) Spring
19 12 (11.32%) Oracle
20 11 (10.38%) Automated Testing
20 11 (10.38%) Mainframe
20 11 (10.38%) Android

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 6 (5.66%) WebSphere
2 5 (4.72%) WebLogic
3 4 (3.77%) Jetty
3 4 (3.77%) Node.js
4 3 (2.83%) Orchard CMS
4 3 (2.83%) CMS
4 3 (2.83%) PegaRULES
4 3 (2.83%) Umbraco
4 3 (2.83%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.89%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.89%) IIS
6 1 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.94%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 4 (3.77%) Mingle
2 3 (2.83%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.83%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.94%) Ethernet
1 1 (0.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.43%) SQL Server
1 10 (9.43%) Relational Database
2 6 (5.66%) DB2
3 5 (4.72%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.77%) Easytrieve
5 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.89%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.89%) MySQL
6 2 (1.89%) IMS/DB
7 1 (0.94%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.94%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.94%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 7 (6.60%) Git (software)
1 7 (6.60%) JIRA
2 5 (4.72%) JUnit
2 5 (4.72%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (3.77%) Subversion
3 4 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.77%) Cucumber
3 4 (3.77%) jMock
4 3 (2.83%) Maven
4 3 (2.83%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.89%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.89%) XPEDITER
6 1 (0.94%) JMeter
6 1 (0.94%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.94%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.94%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.94%) Trac
6 1 (0.94%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (0.94%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.94%) Mockito
General
1 20 (18.87%) Finance
2 4 (3.77%) Electronics
3 2 (1.89%) Retail
4 1 (0.94%) Marketing
4 1 (0.94%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (30.19%) XML
2 30 (28.30%) Web Services
3 20 (18.87%) Qt
4 16 (15.09%) HTML
5 14 (13.21%) .NET
6 12 (11.32%) Spring
7 9 (8.49%) CSS
8 8 (7.55%) HTML5
9 6 (5.66%) jQuery
9 6 (5.66%) JSON
9 6 (5.66%) ASP.NET
10 5 (4.72%) Hibernate
10 5 (4.72%) WCF
10 5 (4.72%) AngularJS
11 4 (3.77%) Backbone.js
11 4 (3.77%) JAX-RS
11 4 (3.77%) Ember.js
11 4 (3.77%) Spring MVC
11 4 (3.77%) Java EE
11 4 (3.77%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 31 (29.25%) Computer Science
2 24 (22.64%) Algorithms
3 20 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (17.92%) Social Media
5 16 (15.09%) Visualisation
6 15 (14.15%) Data Structures
7 11 (10.38%) Mainframe
8 4 (3.77%) User Experience
9 3 (2.83%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (2.83%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.89%) Replication
10 2 (1.89%) IBM Mainframe
10 2 (1.89%) DataPower
11 1 (0.94%) Open Source
11 1 (0.94%) VSAM
11 1 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 54 (50.94%) Linux
2 29 (27.36%) Windows
3 11 (10.38%) Android
4 9 (8.49%) Apple iOS
5 7 (6.60%) UNIX
6 4 (3.77%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (3.77%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (96.23%) Software Engineering
2 48 (45.28%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (18.87%) Continuous Improvement
4 15 (14.15%) Refactoring
5 11 (10.38%) Automated Testing
6 9 (8.49%) Multithreading
6 9 (8.49%) MVC
7 8 (7.55%) UML
7 8 (7.55%) OO
7 8 (7.55%) User Stories
8 6 (5.66%) Mentoring
8 6 (5.66%) RAD
8 6 (5.66%) SOA
8 6 (5.66%) Scrum
9 4 (3.77%) Extreme Programming
9 4 (3.77%) TDD
9 4 (3.77%) OOD
9 4 (3.77%) Requirements Management
9 4 (3.77%) Waterfall
9 4 (3.77%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 48 (45.28%) C++
2 39 (36.79%) SQL
3 37 (34.91%) Java
4 28 (26.42%) C
5 15 (14.15%) JavaScript
6 10 (9.43%) C#
6 10 (9.43%) COBOL
7 9 (8.49%) Embedded C++
8 6 (5.66%) PHP
9 5 (4.72%) PL/SQL
10 4 (3.77%) JCL
10 4 (3.77%) Python
11 3 (2.83%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.89%) SELCOPY
12 2 (1.89%) XPath
12 2 (1.89%) XQuery
12 2 (1.89%) REXX
13 1 (0.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (31.13%) Degree
2 1 (0.94%) ISEB
2 1 (0.94%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (16.98%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.89%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (1.89%) Control-M
2 1 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (11.32%) Oracle
2 9 (8.49%) Pega
3 4 (3.77%) Syncsort
3 4 (3.77%) Atlassian
4 3 (2.83%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.89%) IBM
5 2 (1.89%) Informatica
6 1 (0.94%) Adobe
6 1 (0.94%) HP
6 1 (0.94%) Vignette
6 1 (0.94%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.94%) Ektron
Brighton, Sussex, South
McAfee
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago