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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 42 56 70
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 50 47 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 5.24% 4.26% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.32% 4.31% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 41 45 16
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
940 1091 835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 98.43% 98.91% 98.70%
Number of salaries quoted 846 920 656
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,637
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +0.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 -2 41 £45,000 - 7
Hastings -3 4 £43,000 +50.87% 2
Eastbourne - 1 £22,500 -
Lewes - 1 £45,000 -
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 118 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 68 (57.63%) Degree
3 63 (53.39%) C++
4 45 (38.14%) SQL
4 45 (38.14%) Embedded Systems
5 44 (37.29%) Computer Science
6 43 (36.44%) C
7 38 (32.20%) Python
8 31 (26.27%) Windows
8 31 (26.27%) Linux
8 31 (26.27%) Electronics
9 30 (25.42%) HTML
10 28 (23.73%) JavaScript
11 27 (22.88%) CSS
12 25 (21.19%) Agile Software Development
12 25 (21.19%) Unit Testing
13 23 (19.49%) Qt
14 22 (18.64%) Bash Shell
14 22 (18.64%) Manufacturing
15 21 (17.80%) Lua
16 20 (16.95%) jQuery
17 19 (16.10%) Mathematics
18 18 (15.25%) XML
19 17 (14.41%) Finance
19 17 (14.41%) Games
19 17 (14.41%) Web Development
19 17 (14.41%) Amazon AWS
19 17 (14.41%) Game Development
20 16 (13.56%) Node.js
20 16 (13.56%) Backbone.js

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 16 (13.56%) Apache
1 16 (13.56%) nginx
1 16 (13.56%) Node.js
2 6 (5.08%) CICS
2 6 (5.08%) IIS
3 4 (3.39%) PegaRULES
3 4 (3.39%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.69%) JBoss
5 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (5.08%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 17 (14.41%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (13.56%) GitHub
3 1 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.56%) MongoDB
1 16 (13.56%) MySQL
1 16 (13.56%) NoSQL
1 16 (13.56%) PostgreSQL
1 16 (13.56%) Redis
1 16 (13.56%) Riak
2 12 (10.17%) Relational Database
3 8 (6.78%) DB2
3 8 (6.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (13.56%) Git (software)
1 16 (13.56%) Grunt
1 16 (13.56%) gulp
2 5 (4.24%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (3.39%) JUnit
3 4 (3.39%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (2.54%) Maven
5 2 (1.69%) Ant
5 2 (1.69%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.69%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.69%) Subversion
General
1 31 (26.27%) Electronics
2 22 (18.64%) Manufacturing
3 17 (14.41%) Finance
3 17 (14.41%) Games
4 10 (8.47%) Telecoms
5 8 (6.78%) Retail
6 7 (5.93%) Avionics
7 4 (3.39%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.69%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (25.42%) HTML
2 27 (22.88%) CSS
3 23 (19.49%) Qt
4 20 (16.95%) jQuery
5 18 (15.25%) XML
6 16 (13.56%) AngularJS
6 16 (13.56%) Backbone.js
6 16 (13.56%) Ember.js
6 16 (13.56%) Express
6 16 (13.56%) LESS
6 16 (13.56%) MEAN Stack
6 16 (13.56%) Sass
7 14 (11.86%) .NET
8 9 (7.63%) ASP.NET
9 8 (6.78%) SOAP
10 7 (5.93%) J2EE
10 7 (5.93%) WCF
11 6 (5.08%) JSON
12 4 (3.39%) Spring
12 4 (3.39%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 45 (38.14%) Embedded Systems
2 44 (37.29%) Computer Science
3 19 (16.10%) Mathematics
4 10 (8.47%) Mainframe
4 10 (8.47%) Visualisation
5 7 (5.93%) Algorithms
6 6 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (5.08%) VSAM
7 4 (3.39%) Social Media
8 3 (2.54%) Client/Server
8 3 (2.54%) Data Structures
8 3 (2.54%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (1.69%) SCADA
10 1 (0.85%) CPLD
10 1 (0.85%) Fintech
10 1 (0.85%) Physics
10 1 (0.85%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 31 (26.27%) Linux
1 31 (26.27%) Windows
2 6 (5.08%) Windows Server
2 6 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 25 (21.19%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (21.19%) Unit Testing
3 17 (14.41%) Game Development
3 17 (14.41%) Web Development
4 16 (13.56%) Integration Testing
5 11 (9.32%) Automated Testing
6 10 (8.47%) RAD
7 9 (7.63%) SOA
8 8 (6.78%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (5.93%) OO
10 6 (5.08%) OOD
10 6 (5.08%) Refactoring
11 5 (4.24%) Mentoring
11 5 (4.24%) UML
12 4 (3.39%) MVC
12 4 (3.39%) Process Management
12 4 (3.39%) User Stories
13 3 (2.54%) Knowledge Management
13 3 (2.54%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 63 (53.39%) C++
2 45 (38.14%) SQL
3 43 (36.44%) C
4 38 (32.20%) Python
5 28 (23.73%) JavaScript
6 22 (18.64%) Bash Shell
7 21 (17.80%) Lua
8 16 (13.56%) Ruby
8 16 (13.56%) Shell Script
9 14 (11.86%) Java
10 13 (11.02%) C#
11 9 (7.63%) COBOL
12 6 (5.08%) CLIST
12 6 (5.08%) JCL
12 6 (5.08%) REXX
12 6 (5.08%) T-SQL
13 3 (2.54%) Embedded C
13 3 (2.54%) Embedded C++
13 3 (2.54%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 68 (57.63%) Degree
2 4 (3.39%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.54%) DO-178B
2 2 (1.69%) DO-254
2 2 (1.69%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.69%) QA
2 2 (1.69%) TickIT
System Software
1 16 (13.56%) Varnish
2 8 (6.78%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (5.08%) TSYS
2 4 (3.39%) Oracle
2 4 (3.39%) Pega
3 2 (1.69%) Fundtech
3 2 (1.69%) IBM
3 2 (1.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.85%) Google
Brighton, Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment
Posted: 9 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32000 Per Annum + Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
East Sussex
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Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Revolution Technology
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Hastings, East Sussex
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000
Posted: Yesterday
Hastings, East Sussex
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Superb base with guaranteed bonus an
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Brighton, UK
Intel Security
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 22 days ago