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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 48 58 79
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 44 21 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 4.87% 3.06% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.92% 3.15% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 42 20 6
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £39,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £46,100 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
894 667 743
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 98.89% 97.23% 97.51%
Number of salaries quoted 778 528 705
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 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 30 January 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Brighton

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 67 (94.37%) Software Engineering
2 51 (71.83%) Linux
3 44 (61.97%) C++
4 33 (46.48%) C
5 23 (32.39%) SQL
5 23 (32.39%) Algorithms
6 21 (29.58%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (29.58%) XML
6 21 (29.58%) ISO 9001
7 20 (28.17%) Windows
8 16 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (19.72%) Java
10 13 (18.31%) .NET
10 13 (18.31%) Degree
11 12 (16.90%) C#
11 12 (16.90%) UML
11 12 (16.90%) Qt
12 11 (15.49%) JavaScript
12 11 (15.49%) Computer Science
13 10 (14.08%) Web Services
13 10 (14.08%) Electronics
13 10 (14.08%) Embedded C++
13 10 (14.08%) Embedded Systems
14 9 (12.68%) Finance
14 9 (12.68%) CSS
14 9 (12.68%) HTML
14 9 (12.68%) Embedded Linux
15 8 (11.27%) Scrum
15 8 (11.27%) Spring
15 8 (11.27%) SQL Server

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (4.23%) Sitecore CMS
1 3 (4.23%) Adobe CQ
1 3 (4.23%) WebSphere
1 3 (4.23%) CMS
1 3 (4.23%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.82%) IIS
2 2 (2.82%) Umbraco
2 2 (2.82%) Orchard CMS
3 1 (1.41%) Jetty
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.82%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.41%) Mingle
3 1 (1.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.23%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.41%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.41%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Subversion
2 3 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.23%) JIRA
2 3 (4.23%) Maven
3 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.41%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.41%) Trac
4 1 (1.41%) jMock
4 1 (1.41%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.41%) LabVIEW
4 1 (1.41%) JUnit
General
1 10 (14.08%) Electronics
2 9 (12.68%) Finance
3 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (29.58%) XML
2 13 (18.31%) .NET
3 12 (16.90%) Qt
4 10 (14.08%) Web Services
5 9 (12.68%) CSS
5 9 (12.68%) HTML
6 8 (11.27%) Spring
7 7 (9.86%) ASP.NET
8 5 (7.04%) WCF
9 4 (5.63%) JSP
9 4 (5.63%) jQuery
10 3 (4.23%) XHTML
11 2 (2.82%) SOAP
11 2 (2.82%) XSLT
11 2 (2.82%) J2EE
11 2 (2.82%) XML Schema
11 2 (2.82%) .NET Framework
11 2 (2.82%) WPF
11 2 (2.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 2 (2.82%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 23 (32.39%) Algorithms
2 21 (29.58%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (15.49%) Computer Science
4 10 (14.08%) Embedded Systems
5 6 (8.45%) Social Media
5 6 (8.45%) Visualisation
6 3 (4.23%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 51 (71.83%) Linux
2 20 (28.17%) Windows
3 9 (12.68%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (4.23%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.82%) UNIX
6 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.41%) Android
6 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (94.37%) Software Engineering
2 16 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (16.90%) UML
4 8 (11.27%) Scrum
4 8 (11.27%) MVC
5 7 (9.86%) User Stories
6 6 (8.45%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (8.45%) OO
6 6 (8.45%) Refactoring
7 4 (5.63%) OOD
7 4 (5.63%) Automated Testing
8 3 (4.23%) Web Application Development
8 3 (4.23%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (4.23%) Release Management
8 3 (4.23%) Multithreading
8 3 (4.23%) Content Management
8 3 (4.23%) Knowledge Management
9 2 (2.82%) RAD
9 2 (2.82%) SOA
9 2 (2.82%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 44 (61.97%) C++
2 33 (46.48%) C
3 23 (32.39%) SQL
4 14 (19.72%) Java
5 12 (16.90%) C#
6 11 (15.49%) JavaScript
7 10 (14.08%) Embedded C++
8 5 (7.04%) Python
9 4 (5.63%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.82%) XQuery
10 2 (2.82%) XPath
11 1 (1.41%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (18.31%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (29.58%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.41%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (5.63%) Oracle
1 4 (5.63%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.23%) Ektron
2 3 (4.23%) Sitecore
2 3 (4.23%) Adobe
2 3 (4.23%) Vignette
3 2 (2.82%) Pega
4 1 (1.41%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.41%) Informatica
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