The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in East Sussex during the 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 49 45
Rank change year-on-year -31 -4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 10 48 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 1.11% 4.83% 6.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 4.90% 6.55%
Number of salaries quoted 8 41 60
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £27,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £50,000 £55,200
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 East Sussex. 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
East Sussex
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 879 979 1160
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 97.78% 98.59% 97.97%
Number of salaries quoted 796 887 986
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.40% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £21,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

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

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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton -30 5 £50,000 +11.11%
Lewes +19 4 £45,000 -
Software Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 29 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 19 (65.52%) C++
3 18 (62.07%) C
4 13 (44.83%) Linux
5 8 (27.59%) Electronics
6 7 (24.14%) Embedded C
6 7 (24.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 7 (24.14%) Embedded Systems
7 6 (20.69%) Bash Shell
7 6 (20.69%) Lua
7 6 (20.69%) Unit Testing
7 6 (20.69%) Python
7 6 (20.69%) HTML
7 6 (20.69%) Manufacturing
8 5 (17.24%) Mobile Development
8 5 (17.24%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (17.24%) Windows
8 5 (17.24%) ISO 9001
8 5 (17.24%) Project Management
8 5 (17.24%) SQL
8 5 (17.24%) CPLD
8 5 (17.24%) Apple iOS
8 5 (17.24%) Android
8 5 (17.24%) Qt
9 2 (6.90%) Embedded Software Development
9 2 (6.90%) Embedded C++
9 2 (6.90%) Validation
10 1 (3.45%) TDD
10 1 (3.45%) Device Driver
10 1 (3.45%) MVC

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Rational DOORS
General
1 8 (27.59%) Electronics
2 6 (20.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) HTML
2 5 (17.24%) Qt
3 1 (3.45%) .NET
3 1 (3.45%) Akka
3 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.45%) Backbone.js
3 1 (3.45%) CSS
3 1 (3.45%) HTML5
3 1 (3.45%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Embedded Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 5 (17.24%) CPLD
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 13 (44.83%) Linux
2 5 (17.24%) Android
2 5 (17.24%) Apple iOS
2 5 (17.24%) Windows
3 1 (3.45%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (20.69%) Unit Testing
3 5 (17.24%) Mobile Development
3 5 (17.24%) Project Management
3 5 (17.24%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (6.90%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (6.90%) Validation
5 1 (3.45%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.45%) Functional Programming
5 1 (3.45%) Integration Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.45%) Multithreaded Programming
5 1 (3.45%) Multithreading
5 1 (3.45%) MVC
5 1 (3.45%) SDLC
5 1 (3.45%) Software Architecture
5 1 (3.45%) SysML
5 1 (3.45%) TDD
5 1 (3.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (65.52%) C++
2 18 (62.07%) C
3 7 (24.14%) Embedded C
4 6 (20.69%) Bash Shell
4 6 (20.69%) Lua
4 6 (20.69%) Python
5 5 (17.24%) SQL
6 2 (6.90%) Embedded C++
7 1 (3.45%) Assembly Language
7 1 (3.45%) C#
7 1 (3.45%) Java
7 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.45%) DO-178B