The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 13 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 1 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 2.17% 7.61% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.22% 8.64% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
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 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
Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45 81 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 97.83% 88.04% 95.04%
Number of salaries quoted 27 67 87
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Sussex

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

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Sussex

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the 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 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) J2EE
2 8 (88.89%) PL/SQL
2 8 (88.89%) Ant
2 8 (88.89%) UNIX
2 8 (88.89%) J2SE
2 8 (88.89%) Code Coverage
2 8 (88.89%) Shell Script
2 8 (88.89%) Change Management
2 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 8 (88.89%) Maven
2 8 (88.89%) Unit Testing
2 8 (88.89%) Integration Testing
2 8 (88.89%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (88.89%) TeamCity
2 8 (88.89%) Test Automation
2 8 (88.89%) Hudson
2 8 (88.89%) Build Automation
2 8 (88.89%) Jenkins
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) MFC
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Ant
1 8 (88.89%) Maven
1 8 (88.89%) TeamCity
1 8 (88.89%) Hudson
1 8 (88.89%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) J2EE
1 8 (88.89%) J2SE
2 1 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) MFC
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) UNIX
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 1 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Code Coverage
1 8 (88.89%) Change Management
1 8 (88.89%) Unit Testing
1 8 (88.89%) Integration Testing
1 8 (88.89%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (88.89%) Test Automation
1 8 (88.89%) Build Automation
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) PL/SQL
2 8 (88.89%) Shell Script
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) C++