Period
to 24 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in East Sussex with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 6 months to 24 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 26 29
Rank change year-on-year -10 +3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 171 146 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 8.11% 8.51% 9.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.10% 9.69% 10.39%
Number of salaries quoted 152 137 158
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +10.47% +7.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,650 £24,625
90th Percentile £58,750 £65,000 £59,375
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Software Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in East Sussex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Sussex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,880 1,507 1,780
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 89.14% 87.87% 87.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1,632 1,369 1,563
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £29,775 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £70,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in East Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in East Sussex

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in East Sussex

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

Salary trend for Software Engineering in East Sussex

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in East Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in East Sussex over the 6 months to 24 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in East Sussex

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the East Sussex region over the 6 months to 24 April 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 -10 137 £45,000 -5.26% 14
Uckfield -6 22 £45,000 -6.25% 4
Crowborough - 4 £35,000 -
Eastbourne -4 2 £43,000 +6.17% 1
Hove - 2 £76,250 - 1
Lewes -12 1 - - 2
Software Engineering
South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2018, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 80 (46.78%) JavaScript
2 76 (44.44%) AngularJS
3 73 (42.69%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (38.60%) C#
4 66 (38.60%) Linux
5 65 (38.01%) .NET
6 63 (36.84%) Java
7 62 (36.26%) Scrum
8 61 (35.67%) React
9 52 (30.41%) MVC
10 49 (28.65%) SQL
11 41 (23.98%) C++
12 40 (23.39%) Web Development
13 38 (22.22%) Mentoring
14 37 (21.64%) PHP
15 36 (21.05%) C
15 36 (21.05%) Python
15 36 (21.05%) Degree
16 34 (19.88%) Computer Science
17 33 (19.30%) Git (software)
17 33 (19.30%) MySQL
18 31 (18.13%) RESTful
19 30 (17.54%) Amazon AWS
20 28 (16.37%) Web Services
21 26 (15.20%) CSS
21 26 (15.20%) TDD
21 26 (15.20%) SDLC
22 25 (14.62%) Computer Science Degree
22 25 (14.62%) HTML
23 24 (14.04%) Games

Software Engineering
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 14 (8.19%) Apache
2 13 (7.60%) CMS
3 10 (5.85%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (3.51%) nginx
4 6 (3.51%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.34%) Confluence
6 3 (1.75%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.75%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.58%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.58%) JBoss
7 1 (0.58%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 30 (17.54%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.26%) GitHub
3 3 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.17%) Ethernet
1 2 (1.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.58%) Extranet
2 1 (0.58%) GSM
2 1 (0.58%) HTTP
2 1 (0.58%) Internet
2 1 (0.58%) RS-232
2 1 (0.58%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (19.30%) MySQL
2 13 (7.60%) NoSQL
2 13 (7.60%) Relational Database
3 9 (5.26%) MongoDB
3 9 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (2.34%) Redis
5 3 (1.75%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (1.17%) Big Data
6 2 (1.17%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.58%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.58%) Geospatial Data
7 1 (0.58%) GIS
7 1 (0.58%) HBase
7 1 (0.58%) Impala
Development Applications
1 33 (19.30%) Git (software)
2 11 (6.43%) webpack
3 10 (5.85%) Bitbucket
4 8 (4.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (3.51%) git-flow
5 6 (3.51%) Maven
6 5 (2.92%) Jenkins
6 5 (2.92%) JIRA
7 4 (2.34%) Gradle
7 4 (2.34%) Grunt
7 4 (2.34%) gulp
7 4 (2.34%) Selenium
8 3 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (1.75%) JUnit
8 3 (1.75%) Subversion
9 2 (1.17%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.17%) JMeter
9 2 (1.17%) TestNG
10 1 (0.58%) Mockito
10 1 (0.58%) TeamCity
General
1 24 (14.04%) Games
2 9 (5.26%) Advertising
3 7 (4.09%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.51%) Finance
5 2 (1.17%) Marketing
6 1 (0.58%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 102 (59.65%) Developer
2 47 (27.49%) Software Engineer
3 33 (19.30%) Senior Developer
4 30 (17.54%) Java Developer
5 23 (13.45%) Senior Java Developer
6 20 (11.70%) JavaScript Developer
7 18 (10.53%) PHP Developer
8 17 (9.94%) Python Developer
8 17 (9.94%) Senior Software Engineer
9 14 (8.19%) C# Software Engineer
9 14 (8.19%) Embedded Engineer
10 13 (7.60%) .NET Developer
10 13 (7.60%) .NET Software Engineer
10 13 (7.60%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 13 (7.60%) Full Stack Developer
10 13 (7.60%) Server Engineer
11 11 (6.43%) C++ Software Engineer
12 10 (5.85%) Embedded C++ Engineer
12 10 (5.85%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
13 9 (5.26%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (44.44%) AngularJS
2 65 (38.01%) .NET
3 61 (35.67%) React
4 31 (18.13%) RESTful
5 28 (16.37%) Web Services
6 26 (15.20%) CSS
7 25 (14.62%) HTML
8 24 (14.04%) Java EE
9 19 (11.11%) Django
10 18 (10.53%) Node.js
10 18 (10.53%) Sass
11 16 (9.36%) Ajax
12 14 (8.19%) LAMP
13 13 (7.60%) jQuery
14 12 (7.02%) LESS
15 11 (6.43%) Redux
16 10 (5.85%) REST
17 9 (5.26%) SOAP
17 9 (5.26%) Spring
18 8 (4.68%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 34 (19.88%) Computer Science
2 18 (10.53%) Mobile App
3 16 (9.36%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (5.85%) Embedded Systems
4 10 (5.85%) User Experience
5 5 (2.92%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (2.34%) Graphic Design
7 3 (1.75%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.17%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.17%) e-Learning
8 2 (1.17%) Fintech
8 2 (1.17%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.17%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.58%) Blog
9 1 (0.58%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.58%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.58%) SCORM
9 1 (0.58%) Social Media
9 1 (0.58%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 66 (38.60%) Linux
2 5 (2.92%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (2.34%) Android
3 4 (2.34%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.75%) CentOS
4 3 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.75%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.17%) ThreadX
5 2 (1.17%) VxWorks
5 2 (1.17%) Windows
6 1 (0.58%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (42.69%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (36.26%) Scrum
3 52 (30.41%) MVC
4 40 (23.39%) Web Development
5 38 (22.22%) Mentoring
6 26 (15.20%) SDLC
6 26 (15.20%) TDD
7 20 (11.70%) Unit Testing
8 19 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (9.94%) Coaching
9 17 (9.94%) Test Automation
10 16 (9.36%) DevOps
10 16 (9.36%) High Availability
11 15 (8.77%) Front End Development
12 14 (8.19%) Deployment Automation
12 14 (8.19%) Open Source
12 14 (8.19%) Release Management
13 13 (7.60%) Game Development
13 13 (7.60%) OO
13 13 (7.60%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 80 (46.78%) JavaScript
2 66 (38.60%) C#
3 63 (36.84%) Java
4 49 (28.65%) SQL
5 41 (23.98%) C++
6 37 (21.64%) PHP
7 36 (21.05%) C
7 36 (21.05%) Python
8 22 (12.87%) ActionScript
9 13 (7.60%) Ruby
10 10 (5.85%) Perl
11 8 (4.68%) Bash Shell
11 8 (4.68%) Lua
12 5 (2.92%) ES6
13 4 (2.34%) Go
13 4 (2.34%) VB.NET
14 3 (1.75%) Embedded C
14 3 (1.75%) Embedded C++
15 2 (1.17%) MATLAB
15 2 (1.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 36 (21.05%) Degree
2 25 (14.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.17%) Master's Degree
3 2 (1.17%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.58%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (14.04%) QA
2 2 (1.17%) MISRA
2 2 (1.17%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.58%) GDPR
3 1 (0.58%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (10.53%) Docker
2 3 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (8.19%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.34%) Ansible
2 4 (2.34%) Puppet
3 3 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (4.09%) Microsoft
1 7 (4.09%) Oracle
2 3 (1.75%) VMware
3 1 (0.58%) Ab Initio
3 1 (0.58%) Cloudera
3 1 (0.58%) Xamarin