The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 48 41 45
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 53 55 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 5.16% 5.54% 5.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.32% 5.72% 5.38%
Number of salaries quoted 52 55 70
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,450 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Software Developer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Sussex region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
996 961 1300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 96.98% 96.88% 95.80%
Number of salaries quoted 874 870 1170
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Software Developer
Salary Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer across the West Sussex region.

Software Developer Salary Trend in West Sussex

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in West Sussex

Software Developer
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley -1 24 £47,500 +39.70% 3
Gatwick +10 10 £40,500 +47.27%
Chichester +6 5 £28,000 -20.00% 1
Horsham -10 5 £41,250 +35.24% 2
Worthing -12 3 £50,000 +17.64%
Software Developer
South East

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Sussex region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title.

1 58 (69.05%) JavaScript
2 47 (55.95%) HTML
3 45 (53.57%) C#
4 44 (52.38%) CSS
5 39 (46.43%) Java
6 34 (40.48%) SQL
7 33 (39.29%) Linux
8 32 (38.10%) C++
9 30 (35.71%) SQL Server
10 28 (33.33%) .NET
10 28 (33.33%) MVC
11 25 (29.76%) Software Engineering
12 22 (26.19%) Web Services
12 22 (26.19%) ASP.NET
13 21 (25.00%) Apache
13 21 (25.00%) jQuery
14 20 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
15 18 (21.43%) PHP
16 17 (20.24%) TDD
17 16 (19.05%) J2EE
17 16 (19.05%) Microsoft
18 15 (17.86%) Tomcat
18 15 (17.86%) Oracle
18 15 (17.86%) Degree
18 15 (17.86%) BDD
19 14 (16.67%) Unit Testing
19 14 (16.67%) C
19 14 (16.67%) OO
20 13 (15.48%) MySQL
21 12 (14.29%) Red Hat

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Sussex region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (25.00%) Apache
2 15 (17.86%) Tomcat
3 7 (8.33%) IIS
4 6 (7.14%) nginx
5 3 (3.57%) GlassFish
5 3 (3.57%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.57%) JBoss
5 3 (3.57%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.19%) Node.js
6 1 (1.19%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.38%) MS Office
2 1 (1.19%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.14%) DHCP
1 6 (7.14%) DNS
2 2 (2.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.19%) 3G
3 1 (1.19%) GPRS
3 1 (1.19%) LAN
3 1 (1.19%) PSTN
3 1 (1.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 13 (15.48%) MySQL
3 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.19%) SQLite
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 7
Development Applications
1 6 (7.14%) Behat
1 6 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (7.14%) PHPUnit
2 5 (5.95%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.57%) Maven
3 3 (3.57%) NetBeans
3 3 (3.57%) Eclipse
3 3 (3.57%) JUnit
4 2 (2.38%) NUnit
4 2 (2.38%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (1.19%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.19%) JIRA
5 1 (1.19%) Subversion
General
1 12 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.57%) Finance
3 1 (1.19%) French Language
3 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (55.95%) HTML
2 44 (52.38%) CSS
3 28 (33.33%) .NET
4 22 (26.19%) Web Services
4 22 (26.19%) ASP.NET
5 21 (25.00%) jQuery
6 16 (19.05%) J2EE
7 12 (14.29%) .NET Framework
7 12 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
7 12 (14.29%) HTML5
7 12 (14.29%) CSS3
8 10 (11.90%) XML
9 8 (9.52%) SOAP
9 8 (9.52%) WCF
9 8 (9.52%) RESTful
10 7 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (8.33%) JSP
11 6 (7.14%) DOM
11 6 (7.14%) REST
11 6 (7.14%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.95%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.57%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (3.57%) Clustering
2 3 (3.57%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.19%) User Experience
4 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.19%) iPad
4 1 (1.19%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 33 (39.29%) Linux
2 12 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (10.71%) Windows
4 6 (7.14%) UNIX
5 3 (3.57%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (33.33%) MVC
2 25 (29.76%) Software Engineering
3 20 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (20.24%) TDD
5 15 (17.86%) BDD
6 14 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 14 (16.67%) OO
7 6 (7.14%) OOP
7 6 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (7.14%) OO PHP
7 6 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (5.95%) Software Architecture
8 5 (5.95%) User Stories
8 5 (5.95%) Scrum
8 5 (5.95%) E-Commerce
9 4 (4.76%) OOD
9 4 (4.76%) Mentoring
10 3 (3.57%) Kanban
10 3 (3.57%) AOP
10 3 (3.57%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 58 (69.05%) JavaScript
2 45 (53.57%) C#
3 39 (46.43%) Java
4 34 (40.48%) SQL
5 32 (38.10%) C++
6 18 (21.43%) PHP
7 14 (16.67%) C
8 11 (13.10%) PL/SQL
8 11 (13.10%) T-SQL
9 6 (7.14%) VB.NET
9 6 (7.14%) Python
10 5 (5.95%) VB6
10 5 (5.95%) VB
11 1 (1.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (17.86%) Degree
2 3 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.57%) OCPJP
2 3 (3.57%) OCMJD
2 3 (3.57%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 16 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 15 (17.86%) Oracle
3 12 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 6 (7.14%) Google
4 6 (7.14%) Facebook
4 6 (7.14%) Twitter
5 3 (3.57%) Sun
6 1 (1.19%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.19%) Panasonic
West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Bluetownonline
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Steyning, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: c30-50k+Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Chichester
Spectrum IT
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago