The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £49,000 in advertised job vacancies in Brighton during the 3 months to 26 April 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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 52 37
Rank change year-on-year -19 -15  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 6 38 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 0.85% 4.44% 7.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 4.50% 7.88%
Number of salaries quoted 6 31 57
Median salary £49,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.88% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,200
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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 695 844 1003
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 98.72% 98.71% 97.95%
Number of salaries quoted 638 760 878
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Brighton that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 April 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 26 April 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 14 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (42.86%) Electronics
3 5 (35.71%) Project Management
3 5 (35.71%) C
3 5 (35.71%) C++
3 5 (35.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 5 (35.71%) CPLD
4 4 (28.57%) HTML
4 4 (28.57%) Linux
5 3 (21.43%) MVC
5 3 (21.43%) C#
5 3 (21.43%) SQL
5 3 (21.43%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (14.29%) Mobile Development
6 2 (14.29%) Android
6 2 (14.29%) Qt
6 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
6 2 (14.29%) .NET
6 2 (14.29%) CSS
6 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 2 (14.29%) Windows
6 2 (14.29%) ISO 9001
7 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (7.14%) TDD
7 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 1 (7.14%) Embedded C
7 1 (7.14%) Embedded C++
7 1 (7.14%) Assembly Language
7 1 (7.14%) Internet

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Big Data
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (42.86%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) CSS
2 2 (14.29%) Qt
3 1 (7.14%) Ajax
3 1 (7.14%) Akka
3 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (7.14%) Backbone.js
3 1 (7.14%) HTML5
3 1 (7.14%) jQuery
3 1 (7.14%) Play Framework
3 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) CPLD
1 5 (35.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (21.43%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Android
2 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (35.71%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) MVC
4 2 (14.29%) Mobile Development
4 2 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.14%) Functional Programming
5 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
5 1 (7.14%) TDD
5 1 (7.14%) Web Application Development
5 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) C
1 5 (35.71%) C++
2 3 (21.43%) C#
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) Assembly Language
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded C
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded C++
4 1 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) ISO 9001
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