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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank - 13 10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 0 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex - 13.40% 5.36%
As % of the Job Titles category - 14.13% 5.66%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 2
Average salary - £65,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +67.74%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
44 92 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 100.00% 94.85% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 24 57 39
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,800 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 20 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) J2SE
1 1 (100.00%) Code Coverage
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Hudson
1 1 (100.00%) Build Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) Hudson
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) J2SE
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Code Coverage
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script