Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Brighton during the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineer
East Sussex > Brighton
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 85 54
Rank change year-on-year +26 -31 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 72 34 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 4.03% 2.26% 5.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.08% 2.27% 5.12%
Number of salaries quoted 69 24 52
Brighton median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +56.25% -24.71%
10th Percentile £33,750 £37,875 £25,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +20.48% -2.35%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Brighton
Permanent vacancies in Brighton with a recognized job title 1,765 1,499 1,720
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.71% 99.47% 98.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1,597 1,345 1,495
Brighton median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

Job postings that featured Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Brighton.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Brighton

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Brighton

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Brighton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Brighton over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Brighton

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Brighton region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 72 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 34 (47.22%) C++
3 33 (45.83%) C#
4 31 (43.06%) SQL
5 30 (41.67%) C
6 28 (38.89%) .NET
7 20 (27.78%) JavaScript
7 20 (27.78%) Unit Testing
7 20 (27.78%) Bash Shell
8 19 (26.39%) Lua
8 19 (26.39%) Embedded Systems
8 19 (26.39%) Python
8 19 (26.39%) Manufacturing
9 17 (23.61%) XML
9 17 (23.61%) NoSQL
10 16 (22.22%) Docker
10 16 (22.22%) Kubernetes
10 16 (22.22%) Games
11 15 (20.83%) SOAP
11 15 (20.83%) T-SQL
11 15 (20.83%) High Availability
12 13 (18.06%) Linux
13 11 (15.28%) Embedded C
13 11 (15.28%) Embedded C++
13 11 (15.28%) Scrum
13 11 (15.28%) VxWorks
13 11 (15.28%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (15.28%) Game Development
13 11 (15.28%) Embedded Linux
14 10 (13.89%) Algorithms

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (9.72%) IIS
2 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) Internet
1 1 (1.39%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.61%) NoSQL
2 3 (4.17%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.39%) MySQL
4 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.39%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.39%) Subversion
General
1 19 (26.39%) Manufacturing
2 16 (22.22%) Games
3 1 (1.39%) Law
3 1 (1.39%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (38.89%) .NET
2 17 (23.61%) XML
3 15 (20.83%) SOAP
4 9 (12.50%) WPF
5 8 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 8 (11.11%) CSS
5 8 (11.11%) HTML
5 8 (11.11%) LINQ
5 8 (11.11%) REST
6 7 (9.72%) ASP.NET
6 7 (9.72%) WCF
7 6 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (2.78%) Ajax
8 2 (2.78%) Node.js
8 2 (2.78%) React
9 1 (1.39%) jQuery
9 1 (1.39%) JSON
9 1 (1.39%) Qt
9 1 (1.39%) RESTful
9 1 (1.39%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.39%) Embedded Systems
2 10 (13.89%) Algorithms
3 5 (6.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.39%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.39%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.06%) Linux
2 11 (15.28%) Embedded Linux
2 11 (15.28%) VxWorks
3 8 (11.11%) Windows
4 7 (9.72%) Windows Server
4 7 (9.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (9.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.56%) Android
5 4 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 20 (27.78%) Unit Testing
3 15 (20.83%) High Availability
4 11 (15.28%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (15.28%) Game Development
4 11 (15.28%) Scrum
5 10 (13.89%) Data Management
6 8 (11.11%) MVVM
6 8 (11.11%) SDLC
7 3 (4.17%) Mobile Development
7 3 (4.17%) Visualisation
8 2 (2.78%) Computer Vision
8 2 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (2.78%) Image Processing
8 2 (2.78%) Microservices
8 2 (2.78%) TDD
9 1 (1.39%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.39%) Software Testing
9 1 (1.39%) Test Automation
9 1 (1.39%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (47.22%) C++
2 33 (45.83%) C#
3 31 (43.06%) SQL
4 30 (41.67%) C
5 20 (27.78%) Bash Shell
5 20 (27.78%) JavaScript
6 19 (26.39%) Lua
6 19 (26.39%) Python
7 15 (20.83%) T-SQL
8 11 (15.28%) Embedded C
8 11 (15.28%) Embedded C++
9 6 (8.33%) TypeScript
10 4 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (1.39%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.89%) MISRA
1 10 (13.89%) MISRA C
System Software
1 16 (22.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (22.22%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft