Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 22 23
Rank change year-on-year -9 +1 +11
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 162 160 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 8.21% 8.87% 10.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.01% 9.94% 12.48%
Number of salaries quoted 158 144 192
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +23.46% -4.71%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £70,000 £55,000
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 1,798 1,610 1,803
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 91.08% 89.30% 86.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1,614 1,455 1,545
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £27,750 £26,450 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,350 £67,300 £65,000
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 21 January 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 21 January 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 -13 139 £45,000 -5.26% 17
Uckfield - 17 £45,000 - 3
Lewes -8 2 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Crowborough - 2 £35,000 -
Hastings - 1 £47,500 - 1
Hove - 1 £77,500 -
Software Engineering
South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 80 (49.38%) C#
2 75 (46.30%) .NET
3 71 (43.83%) JavaScript
4 58 (35.80%) SQL
4 58 (35.80%) AngularJS
5 57 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
6 56 (34.57%) C++
7 51 (31.48%) CSS
8 49 (30.25%) HTML
8 49 (30.25%) Scrum
9 48 (29.63%) C
10 41 (25.31%) Linux
11 39 (24.07%) Web Development
11 39 (24.07%) React
12 34 (20.99%) RESTful
13 33 (20.37%) MVC
14 31 (19.14%) Python
15 30 (18.52%) TDD
15 30 (18.52%) Java
16 27 (16.67%) Degree
17 25 (15.43%) Front End Development
18 22 (13.58%) XML
18 22 (13.58%) Bash Shell
19 21 (12.96%) Computer Science
19 21 (12.96%) Unit Testing
19 21 (12.96%) Vue (Vue.js)
20 20 (12.35%) Docker
20 20 (12.35%) Embedded Systems
20 20 (12.35%) Backbone.js
21 19 (11.73%) Sass

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 10 (6.17%) IIS
2 3 (1.85%) bbPress
2 3 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.85%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.85%) WordPress
3 1 (0.62%) CMS
3 1 (0.62%) Confluence
3 1 (0.62%) JBoss
3 1 (0.62%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.62%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.32%) MQTT
2 4 (2.47%) Modbus
2 4 (2.47%) RS-232
2 4 (2.47%) RS-485
2 4 (2.47%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.73%) NoSQL
2 10 (6.17%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.32%) MySQL
3 7 (4.32%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.85%) SQLite
5 1 (0.62%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (0.62%) GIS
5 1 (0.62%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (8.02%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.09%) Grunt
2 5 (3.09%) gulp
3 3 (1.85%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.85%) Subversion
3 3 (1.85%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.23%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.23%) JIRA
4 2 (1.23%) JMeter
4 2 (1.23%) JUnit
4 2 (1.23%) Selenium
4 2 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.23%) TestNG
4 2 (1.23%) webpack
5 1 (0.62%) Gradle
5 1 (0.62%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.62%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (11.11%) Games
1 18 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 6 (3.70%) Advertising
2 6 (3.70%) Electronics
3 4 (2.47%) Finance
3 4 (2.47%) Retail
4 1 (0.62%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.62%) Avionics
4 1 (0.62%) Law
4 1 (0.62%) Legal
Job Titles
1 78 (48.15%) Developer
2 77 (47.53%) Software Engineer
3 37 (22.84%) Senior Software Engineer
4 31 (19.14%) Embedded Engineer
4 31 (19.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 28 (17.28%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 27 (16.67%) C# Software Engineer
7 22 (13.58%) Senior Developer
8 21 (12.96%) .NET Software Engineer
8 21 (12.96%) C++ Software Engineer
8 21 (12.96%) JavaScript Developer
9 18 (11.11%) C Software Engineer
9 18 (11.11%) Embedded C Engineer
9 18 (11.11%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 18 (11.11%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
9 18 (11.11%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
9 18 (11.11%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 18 (11.11%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
9 18 (11.11%) Senior C Software Engineer
9 18 (11.11%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (46.30%) .NET
2 58 (35.80%) AngularJS
3 51 (31.48%) CSS
4 49 (30.25%) HTML
5 39 (24.07%) React
6 34 (20.99%) RESTful
7 22 (13.58%) XML
8 21 (12.96%) Vue (Vue.js)
9 20 (12.35%) Backbone.js
10 19 (11.73%) Sass
10 19 (11.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 18 (11.11%) Web Services
12 17 (10.49%) Ember.js
13 16 (9.88%) ASP.NET
13 16 (9.88%) SOAP
14 14 (8.64%) Java EE
14 14 (8.64%) Node.js
15 13 (8.02%) ASP.NET Web API
16 12 (7.41%) .NET Framework
16 12 (7.41%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.96%) Computer Science
2 20 (12.35%) Embedded Systems
3 18 (11.11%) User Experience
4 13 (8.02%) Algorithms
5 7 (4.32%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.09%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.47%) CAN bus
9 3 (1.85%) Internet of Things
9 3 (1.85%) Machine to Machine
10 2 (1.23%) Fintech
10 2 (1.23%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.62%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.62%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 41 (25.31%) Linux
2 12 (7.41%) Windows
3 10 (6.17%) Embedded Linux
3 10 (6.17%) VxWorks
3 10 (6.17%) Windows Server
4 6 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.47%) Android
5 4 (2.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (30.25%) Scrum
3 39 (24.07%) Web Development
4 33 (20.37%) MVC
5 30 (18.52%) TDD
6 25 (15.43%) Front End Development
7 21 (12.96%) Unit Testing
8 19 (11.73%) Mentoring
9 18 (11.11%) BDD
10 17 (10.49%) High Availability
11 14 (8.64%) SDLC
12 11 (6.79%) Game Development
12 11 (6.79%) Validation
13 9 (5.56%) Data Management
14 8 (4.94%) MVVM
15 7 (4.32%) Collaborative Working
15 7 (4.32%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (4.32%) OOD
15 7 (4.32%) Responsive Web Design
15 7 (4.32%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 80 (49.38%) C#
2 71 (43.83%) JavaScript
3 58 (35.80%) SQL
4 56 (34.57%) C++
5 48 (29.63%) C
6 31 (19.14%) Python
7 30 (18.52%) Java
8 22 (13.58%) Bash Shell
9 19 (11.73%) Lua
10 14 (8.64%) T-SQL
11 13 (8.02%) ActionScript
11 13 (8.02%) PHP
12 10 (6.17%) Embedded C
12 10 (6.17%) Embedded C++
13 7 (4.32%) TypeScript
13 7 (4.32%) VB.NET
14 4 (2.47%) ES6
14 4 (2.47%) VB
15 2 (1.23%) MATLAB
15 2 (1.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 27 (16.67%) Degree
2 15 (9.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.23%) Master's Degree
3 2 (1.23%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.62%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.62%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.56%) MISRA
1 9 (5.56%) MISRA C
2 3 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 20 (12.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (11.11%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.62%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (6.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (1.85%) BuddyPress
2 3 (1.85%) Oracle
2 3 (1.85%) PayPal
2 3 (1.85%) WooCommerce
2 3 (1.85%) Zend
3 1 (0.62%) Ab Initio