The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the East Sussex 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 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 40 64 69
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 85 26 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 7.00% 2.62% 2.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.19% 2.66% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 68 21 16
Average salary £43,750 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,000 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,150 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Sussex 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
East Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1183 977 800
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 97.37% 98.49% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1016 785 740
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 £55,000 £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 East Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the East Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the East Sussex region.

Software Engineer Salary Trend in East Sussex

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in East Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in East Sussex

Software Engineer
Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton +28 75 £40,000 - 1
Lewes -1 2 £37,500 -3.84%
Eastbourne - 1 £47,500 -
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the East Sussex 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.

1 116 (95.87%) Software Engineering
2 58 (47.93%) Linux
3 55 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (41.32%) C++
5 47 (38.84%) SQL
6 41 (33.88%) Java
7 39 (32.23%) Degree
8 37 (30.58%) XML
9 35 (28.93%) Computer Science
10 34 (28.10%) Web Services
11 33 (27.27%) Windows
12 30 (24.79%) C
13 27 (22.31%) Finance
14 26 (21.49%) Algorithms
15 22 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
16 21 (17.36%) Qt
17 20 (16.53%) ISO 9001
17 20 (16.53%) Visualisation
17 20 (16.53%) Analytical Skills
18 19 (15.70%) Data Structures
19 18 (14.88%) Oracle
20 17 (14.05%) Refactoring
20 17 (14.05%) Social Media
21 16 (13.22%) HTML
21 16 (13.22%) .NET
21 16 (13.22%) Automated Testing
22 14 (11.57%) JavaScript
23 13 (10.74%) UNIX
24 12 (9.92%) COBOL
24 12 (9.92%) SQL Server

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the East Sussex 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 9 (7.44%) WebLogic
2 6 (4.96%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.31%) Jetty
3 4 (3.31%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.31%) Node.js
4 3 (2.48%) Orchard CMS
4 3 (2.48%) IIS
4 3 (2.48%) Umbraco
4 3 (2.48%) CMS
4 3 (2.48%) PegaRULES
5 2 (1.65%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (3.31%) MS Excel
1 4 (3.31%) Mingle
2 3 (2.48%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.83%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.83%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.48%) HTTP
2 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.83%) Internet
2 1 (0.83%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.92%) SQL Server
1 12 (9.92%) Relational Database
2 9 (7.44%) Oracle Database
3 7 (5.79%) DB2
4 4 (3.31%) Easytrieve
5 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.65%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.65%) IMS/DB
6 2 (1.65%) MySQL
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.83%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 10 (8.26%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (5.79%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.79%) JIRA
3 5 (4.13%) JUnit
4 4 (3.31%) Subversion
4 4 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (3.31%) Cucumber
4 4 (3.31%) jMock
5 3 (2.48%) Maven
5 3 (2.48%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.65%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.65%) XPEDITER
7 1 (0.83%) JMeter
7 1 (0.83%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.83%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.83%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.83%) Trac
7 1 (0.83%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (0.83%) WebDriver
General
1 27 (22.31%) Finance
2 4 (3.31%) Electronics
2 4 (3.31%) Retail
3 2 (1.65%) Banking
3 2 (1.65%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.83%) Advertising
4 1 (0.83%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (30.58%) XML
2 34 (28.10%) Web Services
3 21 (17.36%) Qt
4 16 (13.22%) HTML
4 16 (13.22%) .NET
5 11 (9.09%) Spring
6 9 (7.44%) HTML5
7 8 (6.61%) CSS
8 6 (4.96%) ASP.NET
8 6 (4.96%) JSON
8 6 (4.96%) WCF
9 5 (4.13%) jQuery
9 5 (4.13%) JSP
9 5 (4.13%) Hibernate
9 5 (4.13%) AngularJS
10 4 (3.31%) REST
10 4 (3.31%) Backbone.js
10 4 (3.31%) JAX-RS
10 4 (3.31%) Ember.js
10 4 (3.31%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 35 (28.93%) Computer Science
2 26 (21.49%) Algorithms
3 20 (16.53%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (16.53%) Visualisation
4 19 (15.70%) Data Structures
5 17 (14.05%) Social Media
6 12 (9.92%) Mainframe
7 4 (3.31%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (3.31%) User Experience
8 2 (1.65%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.65%) Replication
8 2 (1.65%) VSAM
8 2 (1.65%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (1.65%) DataPower
9 1 (0.83%) Open Source
9 1 (0.83%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 58 (47.93%) Linux
2 33 (27.27%) Windows
3 13 (10.74%) UNIX
4 11 (9.09%) Android
5 9 (7.44%) Apple iOS
6 4 (3.31%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (3.31%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (95.87%) Software Engineering
2 55 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 17 (14.05%) Refactoring
5 16 (13.22%) Automated Testing
6 10 (8.26%) OO
7 9 (7.44%) UML
7 9 (7.44%) Multithreading
8 8 (6.61%) RAD
8 8 (6.61%) MVC
9 7 (5.79%) User Stories
9 7 (5.79%) Mentoring
10 6 (4.96%) OOD
10 6 (4.96%) SOA
10 6 (4.96%) Scrum
11 5 (4.13%) Waterfall
12 4 (3.31%) BDD
12 4 (3.31%) Domain-Driven Design
12 4 (3.31%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (3.31%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 50 (41.32%) C++
2 47 (38.84%) SQL
3 41 (33.88%) Java
4 30 (24.79%) C
5 14 (11.57%) JavaScript
6 12 (9.92%) COBOL
7 11 (9.09%) C#
8 10 (8.26%) PL/SQL
9 9 (7.44%) Embedded C++
10 6 (4.96%) PHP
11 4 (3.31%) Python
11 4 (3.31%) JCL
12 3 (2.48%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.65%) SELCOPY
13 2 (1.65%) XPath
13 2 (1.65%) XQuery
13 2 (1.65%) REXX
13 2 (1.65%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.83%) Ada
14 1 (0.83%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 39 (32.23%) Degree
2 3 (2.48%) IC3 Certification
3 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.83%) ISEB
3 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (16.53%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.65%) QA
3 1 (0.83%) DO-178B
System Software
1 7 (5.79%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (1.65%) Control-M
2 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (14.88%) Oracle
2 12 (9.92%) Pega
3 4 (3.31%) Syncsort
3 4 (3.31%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.31%) Atlassian
4 3 (2.48%) IBM
4 3 (2.48%) Informatica
5 1 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.83%) HP
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, Sussex, South
McAfee
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago