Period
to 19 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in East Sussex during the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 103 62
Rank change year-on-year +20 -41 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 58 23 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 2.68% 1.31% 4.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.72% 1.33% 4.30%
Number of salaries quoted 40 21 79
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.16% +8.89% +12.50%
10th Percentile £38,500 £37,500 £31,850
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £50,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +10.47% +1.18%

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 2,130 1,725 2,023
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.25% 97.96% 98.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1,772 1,531 1,798
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 19 June 2018.

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 19 June 2018. 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 +25 50 £46,250 -7.50% 7
Uckfield -13 5 £45,000 -6.25% 1
Eastbourne - 3 £42,500 -
Software Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, 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 55 (94.83%) Software Engineering
2 27 (46.55%) Scrum
3 21 (36.21%) JavaScript
4 20 (34.48%) Release Management
4 20 (34.48%) Unit Testing
4 20 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (32.76%) Self-Motivation
6 18 (31.03%) Git (software)
7 17 (29.31%) Test Automation
7 17 (29.31%) QA
7 17 (29.31%) C++
7 17 (29.31%) Open Source
8 16 (27.59%) SDLC
9 15 (25.86%) Source Code Analysis
9 15 (25.86%) Deployment Automation
9 15 (25.86%) C#
9 15 (25.86%) Code Coverage
10 14 (24.14%) Java
10 14 (24.14%) Web Development
10 14 (24.14%) Open Source Development
11 13 (22.41%) GitHub
11 13 (22.41%) Bitbucket
11 13 (22.41%) C
12 12 (20.69%) SQL
12 12 (20.69%) Linux
12 12 (20.69%) Games
12 12 (20.69%) AngularJS
12 12 (20.69%) Mentoring
12 12 (20.69%) Coaching

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 6 (10.34%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.45%) JBoss
2 2 (3.45%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 13 (22.41%) GitHub
2 3 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) HTTP
2 1 (1.72%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.72%) GSM
2 1 (1.72%) RS-232
2 1 (1.72%) RS-485
2 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.52%) Relational Database
2 7 (12.07%) Big Data
2 7 (12.07%) MySQL
3 6 (10.34%) Apache Hive
3 6 (10.34%) HBase
3 6 (10.34%) Impala
3 6 (10.34%) Redis
4 5 (8.62%) NoSQL
5 3 (5.17%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.45%) Geospatial Data
6 2 (3.45%) GIS
7 1 (1.72%) icCube
7 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (31.03%) Git (software)
2 13 (22.41%) Bitbucket
3 8 (13.79%) git-flow
4 5 (8.62%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.17%) JUnit
5 3 (5.17%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (5.17%) Mockito
5 3 (5.17%) Selenium
6 2 (3.45%) Gradle
6 2 (3.45%) JIRA
7 1 (1.72%) CircleCI
7 1 (1.72%) Moq
7 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (20.69%) Games
2 6 (10.34%) Manufacturing
3 5 (8.62%) Advertising
3 5 (8.62%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.69%) AngularJS
2 11 (18.97%) .NET
3 10 (17.24%) React
4 8 (13.79%) Jest
5 6 (10.34%) Kafka
6 5 (8.62%) HTML
7 4 (6.90%) HTML5
7 4 (6.90%) Web Services
8 3 (5.17%) Grails
8 3 (5.17%) Node.js
8 3 (5.17%) Qt
8 3 (5.17%) Spring
8 3 (5.17%) Spring MVC
9 2 (3.45%) Apache Flex
9 2 (3.45%) Express
9 2 (3.45%) Java EE
9 2 (3.45%) JNI
9 2 (3.45%) jQuery
9 2 (3.45%) koa
9 2 (3.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (32.76%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (13.79%) Computer Science
2 8 (13.79%) Mobile App
3 7 (12.07%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (5.17%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.45%) e-Learning
5 2 (3.45%) User Experience
6 1 (1.72%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.72%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.72%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.69%) Linux
2 5 (8.62%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (6.90%) Windows
4 2 (3.45%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.72%) Android
5 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.72%) ThreadX
5 1 (1.72%) Unix
5 1 (1.72%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (94.83%) Software Engineering
2 27 (46.55%) Scrum
3 20 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (34.48%) Release Management
3 20 (34.48%) Unit Testing
4 19 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (29.31%) Open Source
5 17 (29.31%) Test Automation
6 16 (27.59%) SDLC
7 15 (25.86%) Code Coverage
7 15 (25.86%) Deployment Automation
7 15 (25.86%) Source Code Analysis
8 14 (24.14%) Open Source Development
8 14 (24.14%) Web Development
9 12 (20.69%) Coaching
9 12 (20.69%) Mentoring
10 10 (17.24%) IT Strategy
11 8 (13.79%) MVC
12 7 (12.07%) Performance Management
13 6 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 21 (36.21%) JavaScript
2 17 (29.31%) C++
3 15 (25.86%) C#
4 14 (24.14%) Java
5 13 (22.41%) C
6 12 (20.69%) SQL
7 8 (13.79%) Go
8 6 (10.34%) Python
9 5 (8.62%) Bash Shell
9 5 (8.62%) Lua
10 4 (6.90%) Embedded C
11 3 (5.17%) Embedded C++
12 2 (3.45%) ActionScript
12 2 (3.45%) Groovy
12 2 (3.45%) PHP
13 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.72%) XAML
Qualifications
1 9 (15.52%) Degree
2 6 (10.34%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (29.31%) QA
2 2 (3.45%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.45%) MISRA
2 2 (3.45%) MISRA C
System Software
1 8 (13.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.72%) WMI
Vendors
1 6 (10.34%) Cloudera
2 4 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.17%) Oracle
4 1 (1.72%) Hortonworks
4 1 (1.72%) Vertica
4 1 (1.72%) Xamarin