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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 74 48 73
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 30 27 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 2.63% 3.98% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.66% 4.02% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 30 27 12
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £30,600 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £43,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
1128 672 821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 98.95% 99.12% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 979 603 748
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 18 September 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Brighton

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 60 (98.36%) Software Engineering
2 52 (85.25%) C
3 42 (68.85%) C++
4 40 (65.57%) Linux
5 31 (50.82%) Electronics
6 26 (42.62%) Embedded C++
7 24 (39.34%) UML
7 24 (39.34%) Embedded Linux
7 24 (39.34%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (31.15%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (29.51%) C#
9 18 (29.51%) .NET
10 16 (26.23%) HTML
11 15 (24.59%) ASP.NET
11 15 (24.59%) XML
11 15 (24.59%) OOD
12 14 (22.95%) SQL
12 14 (22.95%) Finance
12 14 (22.95%) WCF
13 13 (21.31%) Visual Studio
13 13 (21.31%) SQL Server
14 12 (19.67%) OOP
14 12 (19.67%) Games
15 9 (14.75%) Embedded Systems
15 9 (14.75%) ISO 9001
16 6 (9.84%) Assembly Language
16 6 (9.84%) Embedded Software Development
16 6 (9.84%) Video Processing
16 6 (9.84%) JTAG
16 6 (9.84%) Degree

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 2 (3.28%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (3.28%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (1.64%) CMS
2 1 (1.64%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.31%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.64%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 13 (21.31%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.64%) Subversion
General
1 31 (50.82%) Electronics
2 14 (22.95%) Finance
3 12 (19.67%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (29.51%) .NET
2 16 (26.23%) HTML
3 15 (24.59%) ASP.NET
3 15 (24.59%) XML
4 14 (22.95%) WCF
5 4 (6.56%) CSS
6 3 (4.92%) Web Services
6 3 (4.92%) XHTML
7 2 (3.28%) WPF
7 2 (3.28%) jQuery
8 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC 2
8 1 (1.64%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (1.64%) WinForms
8 1 (1.64%) Spring
8 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 24 (39.34%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (14.75%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (8.20%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.92%) Visualisation
4 3 (4.92%) Social Media
5 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 40 (65.57%) Linux
2 24 (39.34%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (3.28%) VxWorks
4 1 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (98.36%) Software Engineering
2 24 (39.34%) UML
3 19 (31.15%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (24.59%) OOD
5 12 (19.67%) OOP
6 6 (9.84%) Embedded Software Development
6 6 (9.84%) Video Processing
7 5 (8.20%) Image Processing
7 5 (8.20%) OO
8 4 (6.56%) MVC
8 4 (6.56%) User Stories
9 3 (4.92%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (4.92%) Refactoring
9 3 (4.92%) Scrum
10 2 (3.28%) Content Management
10 2 (3.28%) Build Automation
10 2 (3.28%) Web Application Development
10 2 (3.28%) Automated Testing
11 1 (1.64%) Mentoring
11 1 (1.64%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 52 (85.25%) C
2 42 (68.85%) C++
3 26 (42.62%) Embedded C++
4 18 (29.51%) C#
5 14 (22.95%) SQL
6 6 (9.84%) Assembly Language
7 4 (6.56%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.64%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.64%) Java
8 1 (1.64%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 6 (9.84%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.75%) ISO 9001
2 6 (9.84%) JTAG
Vendors
1 2 (3.28%) Microsoft
1 2 (3.28%) Adobe
1 2 (3.28%) Vignette
1 2 (3.28%) Sitecore
1 2 (3.28%) Ektron
2 1 (1.64%) Informatica