Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in East Sussex during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

Software Engineer
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 59 45
Rank change year-on-year -7 -14 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 80 77 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 3.87% 3.85% 6.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.92% 3.89% 6.29%
Number of salaries quoted 74 62 86
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00% -5.88%
10th Percentile £33,750 £38,025 £25,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £50,000 £58,125
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex. 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
East Sussex
Permanent vacancies in East Sussex with a recognized job title 2042 1980 2147
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.74% 99.05% 98.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1837 1764 1854
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,125 £60,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in East Sussex

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in East Sussex

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

Salary trend for Software Engineer in East Sussex

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in East Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in East Sussex over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in East Sussex

Software Engineer
Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the East Sussex region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton +3 70 £42,500 -12.82% 3
Uckfield - 5 £60,000 -
Lewes -10 2 £42,500 -15.00%
Hastings - 2 £47,500 -
Software Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 East Sussex region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 80 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 46 (57.50%) C++
3 41 (51.25%) C
4 34 (42.50%) C#
5 27 (33.75%) .NET
6 26 (32.50%) SQL
7 24 (30.00%) Embedded Systems
8 23 (28.75%) JavaScript
9 21 (26.25%) Unit Testing
9 21 (26.25%) Bash Shell
10 20 (25.00%) Manufacturing
10 20 (25.00%) Python
10 20 (25.00%) Lua
11 19 (23.75%) XML
12 16 (20.00%) SOAP
12 16 (20.00%) T-SQL
12 16 (20.00%) Linux
13 14 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (16.25%) Scrum
14 13 (16.25%) Algorithms
15 12 (15.00%) SDLC
16 11 (13.75%) HTML
17 10 (12.50%) CSS
17 10 (12.50%) Windows
17 10 (12.50%) Embedded C
17 10 (12.50%) Embedded C++
17 10 (12.50%) VxWorks
17 10 (12.50%) WPF
17 10 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
17 10 (12.50%) NoSQL

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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 8 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (1.25%) JBoss
2 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.25%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.25%) MQTT
2 4 (5.00%) Modbus
2 4 (5.00%) RS-232
2 4 (5.00%) RS-485
2 4 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 5 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.75%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.50%) MySQL
4 2 (2.50%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.25%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (1.25%) GIS
5 1 (1.25%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.25%) Gradle
2 1 (1.25%) JIRA
2 1 (1.25%) Subversion
General
1 20 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 8 (10.00%) Games
3 7 (8.75%) Electronics
4 2 (2.50%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.50%) Avionics
4 2 (2.50%) Law
4 2 (2.50%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (33.75%) .NET
2 19 (23.75%) XML
3 16 (20.00%) SOAP
4 11 (13.75%) HTML
5 10 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 10 (12.50%) CSS
5 10 (12.50%) WPF
6 9 (11.25%) REST
7 8 (10.00%) ASP.NET
7 8 (10.00%) LINQ
7 8 (10.00%) WCF
8 6 (7.50%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (3.75%) Ajax
9 3 (3.75%) React
10 2 (2.50%) Dapper ORM
10 2 (2.50%) Entity Framework
10 2 (2.50%) jQuery
10 2 (2.50%) Node.js
10 2 (2.50%) Web Services
11 1 (1.25%) QML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (30.00%) Embedded Systems
2 13 (16.25%) Algorithms
3 6 (7.50%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.00%) CAN bus
5 1 (1.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.25%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.25%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.25%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.00%) Linux
2 10 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
2 10 (12.50%) VxWorks
2 10 (12.50%) Windows
3 8 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (5.00%) Android
4 4 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 21 (26.25%) Unit Testing
3 14 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (16.25%) Scrum
5 12 (15.00%) SDLC
6 9 (11.25%) Data Management
7 8 (10.00%) High Availability
7 8 (10.00%) MVVM
8 6 (7.50%) UML
8 6 (7.50%) Validation
9 5 (6.25%) Visualisation
10 4 (5.00%) Computer Vision
10 4 (5.00%) Fraud Detection
10 4 (5.00%) Game Development
10 4 (5.00%) Image Processing
10 4 (5.00%) OOD
11 3 (3.75%) Mobile Development
11 3 (3.75%) MVC
12 2 (2.50%) OO
12 2 (2.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 46 (57.50%) C++
2 41 (51.25%) C
3 34 (42.50%) C#
4 26 (32.50%) SQL
5 23 (28.75%) JavaScript
6 21 (26.25%) Bash Shell
7 20 (25.00%) Lua
7 20 (25.00%) Python
8 16 (20.00%) T-SQL
9 10 (12.50%) Embedded C
9 10 (12.50%) Embedded C++
10 6 (7.50%) TypeScript
11 5 (6.25%) Java
12 1 (1.25%) ActionScript
12 1 (1.25%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (6.25%) Degree
2 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.25%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.25%) MISRA
1 9 (11.25%) MISRA C
2 3 (3.75%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (10.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (1.25%) Microsoft