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 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 67 51 58
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 42 34 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 3.17% 4.24% 3.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.22% 4.29% 3.44%
Number of salaries quoted 42 34 35
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,300 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,250 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
1303 792 1016
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 98.19% 98.75% 95.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1117 711 918
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 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £51,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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 -26 30 £42,500 +6.25%
Lewes -5 11 £42,500 +25.92%
Eastbourne -2 10 £42,500 +8.97%
Uckfield - 9 £42,500 -
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 73 (93.59%) Software Engineering
2 57 (73.08%) C
3 49 (62.82%) C++
4 44 (56.41%) Linux
5 32 (41.03%) Electronics
6 26 (33.33%) Embedded C++
7 25 (32.05%) C#
8 24 (30.77%) Embedded Linux
8 24 (30.77%) UML
8 24 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
9 23 (29.49%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (26.92%) SQL
10 21 (26.92%) .NET
11 19 (24.36%) XML
12 17 (21.79%) Finance
12 17 (21.79%) HTML
13 16 (20.51%) Visual Studio
13 16 (20.51%) ASP.NET
14 15 (19.23%) OOD
14 15 (19.23%) SQL Server
14 15 (19.23%) WCF
15 13 (16.67%) Degree
16 12 (15.38%) OOP
16 12 (15.38%) Games
16 12 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
17 11 (14.10%) ISO 9001
18 9 (11.54%) MVC
18 9 (11.54%) Computer Science
19 8 (10.26%) Java
20 7 (8.97%) OO

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 4 (5.13%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (3.85%) CMS
3 2 (2.56%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (1.28%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Tridion
2 1 (1.28%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.28%) SaaS
2 1 (1.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) Internet
2 1 (1.28%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.56%) OLAP
2 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.28%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 16 (20.51%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.56%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (2.56%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.56%) Selenium
2 2 (2.56%) Subversion
3 1 (1.28%) StarTeam
General
1 32 (41.03%) Electronics
2 17 (21.79%) Finance
3 12 (15.38%) Games
4 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (26.92%) .NET
2 19 (24.36%) XML
3 17 (21.79%) HTML
4 16 (20.51%) ASP.NET
5 15 (19.23%) WCF
6 6 (7.69%) Web Services
7 5 (6.41%) CSS
8 4 (5.13%) XHTML
8 4 (5.13%) jQuery
9 3 (3.85%) Spring
9 3 (3.85%) WPF
9 3 (3.85%) Qt
10 2 (2.56%) J2EE
10 2 (2.56%) Adobe AIR
10 2 (2.56%) JSON
10 2 (2.56%) Ajax
11 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET MVC 2
11 1 (1.28%) Razor View Engine
11 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (1.28%) .NET Remoting
Miscellaneous
1 24 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
3 9 (11.54%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.13%) Visualisation
5 3 (3.85%) Social Media
5 3 (3.85%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.56%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.28%) User Experience
7 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 44 (56.41%) Linux
2 24 (30.77%) Embedded Linux
3 6 (7.69%) Windows
4 4 (5.13%) Android
5 2 (2.56%) VxWorks
5 2 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (93.59%) Software Engineering
2 24 (30.77%) UML
3 23 (29.49%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (19.23%) OOD
5 12 (15.38%) OOP
6 9 (11.54%) MVC
7 7 (8.97%) OO
7 7 (8.97%) User Stories
8 6 (7.69%) Embedded Software Development
8 6 (7.69%) Video Processing
9 5 (6.41%) Image Processing
9 5 (6.41%) Scrum
10 4 (5.13%) Multithreading
10 4 (5.13%) Content Management
10 4 (5.13%) Web Application Development
10 4 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (3.85%) Build Automation
11 3 (3.85%) Mentoring
11 3 (3.85%) Refactoring
12 2 (2.56%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 57 (73.08%) C
2 49 (62.82%) C++
3 26 (33.33%) Embedded C++
4 25 (32.05%) C#
5 21 (26.92%) SQL
6 8 (10.26%) Java
7 6 (7.69%) Assembly Language
8 5 (6.41%) JavaScript
9 3 (3.85%) VBScript
10 2 (2.56%) VB
10 2 (2.56%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.56%) Python
10 2 (2.56%) Ruby
11 1 (1.28%) Apex Code
11 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.28%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 13 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.28%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.10%) ISO 9001
2 6 (7.69%) JTAG
3 2 (2.56%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (8.97%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.13%) Adobe
2 4 (5.13%) Sitecore
2 4 (5.13%) Ektron
3 3 (3.85%) Vignette
4 2 (2.56%) Informatica
5 1 (1.28%) IBM
5 1 (1.28%) Borland
5 1 (1.28%) Salesforce.com