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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 47 59 72
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 56 22 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 5.20% 2.70% 1.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.33% 2.75% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 48 17 15
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £36,200 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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
1051 799 809
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 97.68% 97.92% 97.35%
Number of salaries quoted 898 613 757
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,000 £50,000
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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +19 53 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Lewes -1 2 £37,500 -10.71%
Hove - 1 £45,000 -
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 94 (94.00%) Software Engineering
2 56 (56.00%) Linux
3 49 (49.00%) C++
4 41 (41.00%) SQL
5 37 (37.00%) C
6 34 (34.00%) Java
6 34 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (30.00%) Windows
8 29 (29.00%) XML
8 29 (29.00%) Degree
9 26 (26.00%) ISO 9001
10 24 (24.00%) Computer Science
11 22 (22.00%) Algorithms
12 20 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
13 19 (19.00%) Qt
13 19 (19.00%) Web Services
13 19 (19.00%) .NET
14 18 (18.00%) Finance
15 16 (16.00%) C#
16 15 (15.00%) HTML
17 14 (14.00%) JavaScript
18 13 (13.00%) Social Media
19 12 (12.00%) Spring
20 11 (11.00%) Scrum
20 11 (11.00%) Continuous Improvement
20 11 (11.00%) Embedded Systems
20 11 (11.00%) User Stories
21 10 (10.00%) Visualisation
21 10 (10.00%) SQL Server
21 10 (10.00%) CSS

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 3 (3.00%) IIS
1 3 (3.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (3.00%) CMS
1 3 (3.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (3.00%) Umbraco
1 3 (3.00%) Orchard CMS
2 2 (2.00%) Adobe CQ
2 2 (2.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (2.00%) PegaRULES
2 2 (2.00%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.00%) Jetty
Applications
1 4 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.00%) Mingle
3 1 (1.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.00%) Force.com
3 1 (1.00%) SaaS
3 1 (1.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.00%) Internet
2 1 (1.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.00%) DB2
4 3 (3.00%) DataStage
5 2 (2.00%) Easytrieve
5 2 (2.00%) IMS/DB
5 2 (2.00%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.00%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.00%) OLAP
6 1 (1.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (5.00%) Subversion
2 4 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.00%) JIRA
3 3 (3.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.00%) Maven
3 3 (3.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.00%) JUnit
4 2 (2.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.00%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (2.00%) XPEDITER
5 1 (1.00%) JMeter
5 1 (1.00%) LabVIEW
5 1 (1.00%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.00%) Selenium
5 1 (1.00%) jMock
5 1 (1.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.00%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.00%) Trac
General
1 18 (18.00%) Finance
2 4 (4.00%) Electronics
3 2 (2.00%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.00%) Advertising
4 1 (1.00%) Banking
4 1 (1.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (29.00%) XML
2 19 (19.00%) .NET
2 19 (19.00%) Qt
2 19 (19.00%) Web Services
3 15 (15.00%) HTML
4 12 (12.00%) Spring
5 10 (10.00%) CSS
6 7 (7.00%) WCF
7 6 (6.00%) ASP.NET
8 5 (5.00%) J2EE
8 5 (5.00%) jQuery
9 4 (4.00%) JSP
9 4 (4.00%) JSON
9 4 (4.00%) HTML5
10 3 (3.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 3 (3.00%) RESTful
10 3 (3.00%) Visualforce
10 3 (3.00%) WPF
10 3 (3.00%) .NET Framework
10 3 (3.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (24.00%) Computer Science
2 22 (22.00%) Algorithms
3 20 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (13.00%) Social Media
5 11 (11.00%) Embedded Systems
6 10 (10.00%) Visualisation
7 8 (8.00%) Data Structures
8 7 (7.00%) Mainframe
9 4 (4.00%) Management Information System
10 2 (2.00%) Replication
10 2 (2.00%) Mathematics
10 2 (2.00%) IBM Mainframe
10 2 (2.00%) DataPower
10 2 (2.00%) Client/Server
11 1 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (1.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 56 (56.00%) Linux
2 30 (30.00%) Windows
3 7 (7.00%) Android
4 5 (5.00%) Apple iOS
5 4 (4.00%) UNIX
5 4 (4.00%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (4.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (94.00%) Software Engineering
2 34 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (11.00%) Scrum
3 11 (11.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 11 (11.00%) User Stories
4 9 (9.00%) MVC
4 9 (9.00%) OO
4 9 (9.00%) UML
5 8 (8.00%) Refactoring
5 8 (8.00%) Multithreading
6 6 (6.00%) Automated Testing
7 5 (5.00%) ETL
7 5 (5.00%) RAD
7 5 (5.00%) OOD
7 5 (5.00%) Web Application Development
8 4 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (4.00%) Waterfall
8 4 (4.00%) SOA
8 4 (4.00%) TDD
9 3 (3.00%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 49 (49.00%) C++
2 41 (41.00%) SQL
3 37 (37.00%) C
4 34 (34.00%) Java
5 16 (16.00%) C#
6 14 (14.00%) JavaScript
7 5 (5.00%) COBOL
7 5 (5.00%) Python
8 4 (4.00%) Bash Shell
8 4 (4.00%) Embedded C++
9 3 (3.00%) Apex Code
10 2 (2.00%) XQuery
10 2 (2.00%) REXX
10 2 (2.00%) JCL
10 2 (2.00%) XPath
10 2 (2.00%) SELCOPY
10 2 (2.00%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.00%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.00%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.00%) Ada
Qualifications
1 29 (29.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.00%) VCP4
2 1 (1.00%) ISEB
2 1 (1.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (26.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.00%) QA
3 1 (1.00%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.00%) Control-M
2 1 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (9.00%) Oracle
2 8 (8.00%) Pega
3 5 (5.00%) Informatica
3 5 (5.00%) IBM
3 5 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.00%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.00%) Vignette
5 2 (2.00%) Adobe
5 2 (2.00%) Syncsort
5 2 (2.00%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.00%) Ektron
6 1 (1.00%) HP
6 1 (1.00%) Atlassian
East Sussex
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + upto 20% bonus + extensive package
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Hudson IT
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, South East, United Kingdom
McAfee
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago