Period
to 20 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £49,000 in advertised job vacancies in Brighton during the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

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
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 63 39
Rank change year-on-year -30 -24 +67
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 20 70 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 1.37% 3.88% 7.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 3.93% 7.81%
Number of salaries quoted 17 61 103
Brighton median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.89% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £54,250 £50,000 £57,400
East Sussex median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.78% +12.50% -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Brighton. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Brighton
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1442 1783 1856
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 98.70% 98.84% 98.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1281 1571 1587
Brighton median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £57,500
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 20 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Brighton

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

For the 6 months to 20 July 2017, 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 20 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (65.00%) C++
3 12 (60.00%) C
4 8 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
5 7 (35.00%) Linux
6 5 (25.00%) ISO 9001
6 5 (25.00%) C#
7 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (20.00%) SDLC
8 3 (15.00%) HTML
8 3 (15.00%) .NET
8 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (15.00%) CSS
8 3 (15.00%) XML
8 3 (15.00%) MVC
8 3 (15.00%) Electronics
8 3 (15.00%) Python
8 3 (15.00%) Embedded C
8 3 (15.00%) Embedded C++
9 2 (10.00%) VxWorks
9 2 (10.00%) Project Management
9 2 (10.00%) Java
9 2 (10.00%) SQL
9 2 (10.00%) Data Management
9 2 (10.00%) Lua
9 2 (10.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (10.00%) Ajax
9 2 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (10.00%) CPLD

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 1 (5.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Big Data
2 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.00%) Redis
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (15.00%) Electronics
2 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Law
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
1 3 (15.00%) CSS
1 3 (15.00%) HTML
1 3 (15.00%) XML
2 2 (10.00%) Ajax
2 2 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.00%) Dapper ORM
3 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (5.00%) Node.js
3 1 (5.00%) Serverless Framework
3 1 (5.00%) SOAP
3 1 (5.00%) WCF
3 1 (5.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (10.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (10.00%) CPLD
2 2 (10.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (10.00%) VxWorks
3 1 (5.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) SDLC
3 3 (15.00%) MVC
4 2 (10.00%) Computer Vision
4 2 (10.00%) Data Management
4 2 (10.00%) Image Processing
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Visualisation
4 2 (10.00%) Web Application Development
5 1 (5.00%) API Development
5 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.00%) OO
5 1 (5.00%) OOD
5 1 (5.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) C++
2 12 (60.00%) C
3 5 (25.00%) C#
4 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (15.00%) Embedded C
5 3 (15.00%) Embedded C++
5 3 (15.00%) Python
6 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (10.00%) Java
6 2 (10.00%) Lua
6 2 (10.00%) SQL
7 1 (5.00%) Assembly Language
7 1 (5.00%) PHP
7 1 (5.00%) Scala
7 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (10.00%) MISRA
2 2 (10.00%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
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ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
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