Period
to 25 May 2020

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in East Sussex during the 6 months to 25 May 2020.

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
25 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 75 89 85
Rank change year-on-year +14 -4 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 30 42 59
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in East Sussex 2.12% 2.22% 2.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.21% 2.27% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 30 39 43
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -8.16%
10th Percentile £30,000 £37,200 £37,750
90th Percentile £62,750 £73,750 £58,750
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 1,357 1,848 2,098
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.10% 97.62% 98.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1,217 1,597 1,761
Median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in East Sussex

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in East Sussex

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Software Engineer in East Sussex.

Salary trend for Software Engineer in East Sussex

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in East Sussex

Salary distribution for jobs citing Software Engineer in East Sussex over the 6 months to 25 May 2020.

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 25 May 2020. 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 +28 25 £50,000 - 3
Eastbourne 0 4 £43,500 -13.00% 3
Software Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 2020, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East Sussex region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 27 (90.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (60.00%) C#
3 16 (53.33%) SQL
3 16 (53.33%) SDLC
4 15 (50.00%) REST
5 14 (46.67%) .NET
5 14 (46.67%) SQL Server
5 14 (46.67%) WCF
6 12 (40.00%) SoapUI
6 12 (40.00%) IIS
6 12 (40.00%) SOAP
6 12 (40.00%) XML
6 12 (40.00%) T-SQL
7 11 (36.67%) ASP.NET
7 11 (36.67%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (36.67%) Aerospace
7 11 (36.67%) GDPR
8 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
9 9 (30.00%) C++
10 8 (26.67%) Selenium
10 8 (26.67%) PaaS
11 7 (23.33%) Test Automation
11 7 (23.33%) GitHub
12 6 (20.00%) QA
12 6 (20.00%) Python
12 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (16.67%) Software Testing
13 5 (16.67%) Electronics
13 5 (16.67%) CSS
13 5 (16.67%) Release Management

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 12 (40.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 8 (26.67%) PaaS
2 7 (23.33%) GitHub
3 1 (3.33%) AWS
3 1 (3.33%) Azure
3 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Bluetooth
1 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.67%) Modbus
2 2 (6.67%) MQTT
2 2 (6.67%) Profibus
2 2 (6.67%) RS-232
2 2 (6.67%) RS-485
3 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (10.00%) MySQL
2 3 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (10.00%) SQLite
3 2 (6.67%) InfluxDB
3 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (40.00%) SoapUI
2 8 (26.67%) Selenium
3 5 (16.67%) Bitbucket
3 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 3 (10.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (10.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (6.67%) Subversion
5 2 (6.67%) TeamCity
5 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
6 1 (3.33%) REST Assured
General
1 11 (36.67%) Aerospace
2 5 (16.67%) Electronics
3 4 (13.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.67%) Finance
5 1 (3.33%) Games
5 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (50.00%) REST
2 14 (46.67%) .NET
2 14 (46.67%) WCF
3 12 (40.00%) SOAP
3 12 (40.00%) XML
4 11 (36.67%) ASP.NET
5 5 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 5 (16.67%) CSS
5 5 (16.67%) Jest
5 5 (16.67%) React
6 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (10.00%) Entity Framework
6 3 (10.00%) JSON
6 3 (10.00%) Node.js
6 3 (10.00%) WinForms
6 3 (10.00%) WPF
7 2 (6.67%) Ajax
7 2 (6.67%) HTML5
7 2 (6.67%) jQuery
7 2 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) e-Learning
2 1 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.33%) Life Science
2 1 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Android
1 3 (10.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) FreeRTOS
2 1 (3.33%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (90.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (53.33%) SDLC
3 11 (36.67%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (23.33%) Test Automation
5 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (16.67%) Release Management
6 5 (16.67%) Software Testing
7 4 (13.33%) DevOps
8 3 (10.00%) Acceptance Criteria
8 3 (10.00%) BDD
8 3 (10.00%) CAD
8 3 (10.00%) Code Coverage
8 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (10.00%) Process Improvement
8 3 (10.00%) Prototyping
8 3 (10.00%) SDET
8 3 (10.00%) Source Code Analysis
8 3 (10.00%) TDD
8 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
8 3 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 18 (60.00%) C#
2 16 (53.33%) SQL
3 12 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 9 (30.00%) C++
6 6 (20.00%) Python
7 4 (13.33%) Java
8 3 (10.00%) C
8 3 (10.00%) Ruby
9 1 (3.33%) Go
9 1 (3.33%) Kotlin
9 1 (3.33%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (36.67%) GDPR
2 6 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Firmware
1 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (6.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) VMware
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) Siemens