Period
to 14 December 2017

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 14 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 26 21
Rank change year-on-year +3 -5 +15
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 188 148 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 9.13% 7.73% 11.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.97% 8.56% 13.26%
Number of salaries quoted 179 135 207
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 £33,500 £31,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £60,250 £70,000 £55,000
South East median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% - +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 1886 1729 1870
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 91.60% 90.29% 86.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1690 1545 1592
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 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £63,750
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 14 December 2017.

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 14 December 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 0 166 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Uckfield - 13 £45,000 - 2
Lewes -10 2 £45,000 -10.00%
Crowborough - 2 £35,000 -
Hastings - 2 £47,500 -
Software Engineering
South East

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East Sussex region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 81 (43.09%) C#
1 81 (43.09%) JavaScript
2 75 (39.89%) .NET
3 74 (39.36%) CSS
4 73 (38.83%) HTML
5 67 (35.64%) Agile Software Development
6 62 (32.98%) C++
7 58 (30.85%) SQL
8 57 (30.32%) AngularJS
9 55 (29.26%) Scrum
10 53 (28.19%) Web Development
11 50 (26.60%) C
12 45 (23.94%) Linux
13 37 (19.68%) MVC
14 36 (19.15%) Python
14 36 (19.15%) React
15 34 (18.09%) RESTful
16 30 (15.96%) TDD
17 29 (15.43%) Java
18 28 (14.89%) Front End Development
19 27 (14.36%) Bash Shell
20 26 (13.83%) Unit Testing
20 26 (13.83%) Embedded Systems
21 25 (13.30%) XML
22 24 (12.77%) Lua
22 24 (12.77%) Vue (Vue.js)
23 23 (12.23%) Manufacturing
23 23 (12.23%) Backbone.js
24 22 (11.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 22 (11.70%) BDD

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 12 (6.38%) IIS
2 8 (4.26%) bbPress
2 8 (4.26%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (4.26%) WordPress
3 2 (1.06%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.53%) Confluence
4 1 (0.53%) JBoss
4 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.53%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (5.32%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.53%) IaaS
3 1 (0.53%) PaaS
3 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.72%) MQTT
2 4 (2.13%) Modbus
2 4 (2.13%) RS-232
2 4 (2.13%) RS-485
2 4 (2.13%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.60%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.98%) NoSQL
2 13 (6.91%) SQL Server
3 9 (4.79%) Relational Database
4 8 (4.26%) MySQL
5 3 (1.60%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.60%) SQLite
6 1 (0.53%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (0.53%) GIS
Development Applications
1 13 (6.91%) Git (software)
2 8 (4.26%) Vagrant
3 5 (2.66%) Grunt
3 5 (2.66%) gulp
4 3 (1.60%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.60%) Subversion
4 3 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.06%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.06%) JIRA
5 2 (1.06%) JMeter
5 2 (1.06%) JUnit
5 2 (1.06%) Selenium
5 2 (1.06%) TestNG
6 1 (0.53%) Gradle
6 1 (0.53%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.53%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (12.23%) Manufacturing
2 14 (7.45%) Games
3 9 (4.79%) Electronics
4 6 (3.19%) Advertising
5 4 (2.13%) Retail
6 3 (1.60%) Finance
7 2 (1.06%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.06%) Avionics
7 2 (1.06%) Law
7 2 (1.06%) Legal
Job Titles
1 92 (48.94%) Developer
2 85 (45.21%) Software Engineer
3 43 (22.87%) Senior Software Engineer
4 37 (19.68%) Embedded Engineer
4 37 (19.68%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 32 (17.02%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 27 (14.36%) C++ Software Engineer
7 25 (13.30%) C# Software Engineer
8 24 (12.77%) C# Developer
9 22 (11.70%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 22 (11.70%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
10 21 (11.17%) C Software Engineer
10 21 (11.17%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
10 21 (11.17%) Embedded C Engineer
10 21 (11.17%) Embedded C Software Engineer
10 21 (11.17%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
10 21 (11.17%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
10 21 (11.17%) Senior C Software Engineer
10 21 (11.17%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
10 21 (11.17%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (39.89%) .NET
2 74 (39.36%) CSS
3 73 (38.83%) HTML
4 57 (30.32%) AngularJS
5 36 (19.15%) React
6 34 (18.09%) RESTful
7 25 (13.30%) XML
8 24 (12.77%) Vue (Vue.js)
9 23 (12.23%) Backbone.js
10 22 (11.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 20 (10.64%) Ember.js
11 20 (10.64%) Sass
11 20 (10.64%) SOAP
12 19 (10.11%) ASP.NET
12 19 (10.11%) ASP.NET Web API
13 18 (9.57%) .NET Framework
14 15 (7.98%) Entity Framework
14 15 (7.98%) Web Services
15 14 (7.45%) Ajax
15 14 (7.45%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.83%) Embedded Systems
2 21 (11.17%) User Experience
3 16 (8.51%) Computer Science
4 13 (6.91%) Algorithms
5 7 (3.72%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.66%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.13%) CAN bus
9 3 (1.60%) Internet of Things
9 3 (1.60%) Machine to Machine
10 2 (1.06%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (0.53%) Fintech
11 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.53%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 45 (23.94%) Linux
2 16 (8.51%) Windows
3 12 (6.38%) Windows Server
4 10 (5.32%) Embedded Linux
4 10 (5.32%) VxWorks
5 8 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.13%) Android
6 4 (2.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (35.64%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (29.26%) Scrum
3 53 (28.19%) Web Development
4 37 (19.68%) MVC
5 30 (15.96%) TDD
6 28 (14.89%) Front End Development
7 26 (13.83%) Unit Testing
8 22 (11.70%) BDD
9 20 (10.64%) Mentoring
10 19 (10.11%) SDLC
11 15 (7.98%) OOD
12 13 (6.91%) High Availability
13 12 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (5.32%) DevOps
14 10 (5.32%) Validation
15 9 (4.79%) Data Management
15 9 (4.79%) OOP
16 8 (4.26%) Continuous Deployment
16 8 (4.26%) MVVM
16 8 (4.26%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 81 (43.09%) C#
1 81 (43.09%) JavaScript
2 62 (32.98%) C++
3 58 (30.85%) SQL
4 50 (26.60%) C
5 36 (19.15%) Python
6 29 (15.43%) Java
7 27 (14.36%) Bash Shell
8 24 (12.77%) Lua
9 16 (8.51%) PHP
9 16 (8.51%) T-SQL
10 10 (5.32%) Embedded C
10 10 (5.32%) Embedded C++
11 9 (4.79%) ActionScript
12 8 (4.26%) VB.NET
13 7 (3.72%) TypeScript
14 4 (2.13%) ES6
14 4 (2.13%) VB
15 2 (1.06%) MATLAB
15 2 (1.06%) R
Qualifications
1 22 (11.70%) Degree
2 11 (5.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.06%) Master's Degree
3 2 (1.06%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (1.06%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.53%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.79%) MISRA
1 9 (4.79%) MISRA C
2 3 (1.60%) QA
3 2 (1.06%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (8.51%) Docker
2 2 (1.06%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (7.45%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (5.85%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.26%) BuddyPress
2 8 (4.26%) PayPal
2 8 (4.26%) WooCommerce
3 4 (2.13%) Oracle
4 3 (1.60%) Zend
5 1 (0.53%) Ab Initio