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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 77 52 65
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 31 63 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.70% 4.78% 3.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.81% 4.92% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 31 56 29
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +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
1105 1280 1259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 96.09% 97.04% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 961 1139 1072
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -2 12 £22,500 -59.09%
Horsham +5 11 £50,000 +25.00%
Gatwick -6 4 £29,250 -46.81%
Haywards Heath -2 2 £50,000 +37.21%
Chichester +9 1 £25,000 -28.57%
East Grinstead - 1 £45,000 -
Software Developer
South East

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 57 (54.29%) Software Engineering
2 47 (44.76%) SQL Server
3 46 (43.81%) C#
3 46 (43.81%) JavaScript
4 41 (39.05%) Degree
5 40 (38.10%) HTML
6 38 (36.19%) CSS
7 37 (35.24%) SQL
8 36 (34.29%) Linux
9 35 (33.33%) .NET
10 34 (32.38%) Java
10 34 (32.38%) C++
11 33 (31.43%) Visual Studio
12 31 (29.52%) Apache
12 31 (29.52%) Agile Software Development
13 29 (27.62%) OO
13 29 (27.62%) jQuery
14 28 (26.67%) Microsoft
15 24 (22.86%) ASP.NET
16 23 (21.90%) Computer Science
16 23 (21.90%) MVC
17 22 (20.95%) Windows
17 22 (20.95%) UML
17 22 (20.95%) Tomcat
18 21 (20.00%) Telecoms
19 20 (19.05%) Red Hat
19 20 (19.05%) MySQL
19 20 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 20 (19.05%) RabbitMQ
20 18 (17.14%) Unit Testing

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 31 (29.52%) Apache
2 22 (20.95%) Tomcat
3 10 (9.52%) nginx
4 4 (3.81%) CMS
5 3 (2.86%) IIS
6 2 (1.90%) JBoss
6 2 (1.90%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.95%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.95%) DNN
7 1 (0.95%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.95%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.95%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (10.48%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.81%) SaaS
2 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.52%) DHCP
1 10 (9.52%) DNS
2 1 (0.95%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (44.76%) SQL Server
2 20 (19.05%) MySQL
3 7 (6.67%) Hadoop
3 7 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (4.76%) MS Access
5 4 (3.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 33 (31.43%) Visual Studio
2 10 (9.52%) PHPUnit
2 10 (9.52%) Behat
3 9 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (6.67%) SoapUI
4 7 (6.67%) LoadUI
4 7 (6.67%) Rhino Mocks
4 7 (6.67%) Selenium
4 7 (6.67%) Fiddler
4 7 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (6.67%) NUnit
5 6 (5.71%) Git (software)
6 4 (3.81%) JIRA
7 2 (1.90%) JUnit
7 2 (1.90%) Moq
7 2 (1.90%) Maven
7 2 (1.90%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.90%) NetBeans
8 1 (0.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.95%) StarTeam
General
1 21 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 14 (13.33%) Games
3 3 (2.86%) Finance
4 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.95%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (38.10%) HTML
2 38 (36.19%) CSS
3 35 (33.33%) .NET
4 29 (27.62%) jQuery
5 24 (22.86%) ASP.NET
6 20 (19.05%) RabbitMQ
7 18 (17.14%) MFC
7 18 (17.14%) .NET Framework
7 18 (17.14%) Web Services
8 13 (12.38%) HTML5
9 11 (10.48%) REST
9 11 (10.48%) CSS3
10 9 (8.57%) DOM
11 8 (7.62%) SOAP
12 7 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (6.67%) Entity Framework
12 7 (6.67%) WCF
13 6 (5.71%) RESTful
13 6 (5.71%) Ajax
14 4 (3.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 23 (21.90%) Computer Science
2 16 (15.24%) Visualisation
3 4 (3.81%) Mathematics
4 3 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.86%) Device Driver
5 2 (1.90%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.95%) Clustering
6 1 (0.95%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.95%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 36 (34.29%) Linux
2 22 (20.95%) Windows
3 20 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (9.52%) UNIX
5 3 (2.86%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.95%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.95%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (54.29%) Software Engineering
2 31 (29.52%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (27.62%) OO
4 23 (21.90%) MVC
5 22 (20.95%) UML
6 18 (17.14%) Unit Testing
6 18 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (16.19%) TDD
7 17 (16.19%) SDLC
8 16 (15.24%) OOD
9 15 (14.29%) Multithreading
10 12 (11.43%) Requirements Analysis
11 11 (10.48%) BDD
12 10 (9.52%) OO PHP
12 10 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
13 8 (7.62%) User Stories
13 8 (7.62%) Mentoring
13 8 (7.62%) SOA
14 7 (6.67%) Code Coverage
14 7 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 46 (43.81%) C#
1 46 (43.81%) JavaScript
2 37 (35.24%) SQL
3 34 (32.38%) C++
3 34 (32.38%) Java
4 17 (16.19%) T-SQL
5 11 (10.48%) PHP
6 10 (9.52%) Python
7 7 (6.67%) VB.NET
8 5 (4.76%) VBA
9 3 (2.86%) Assembly Language
10 2 (1.90%) VB
Qualifications
1 41 (39.05%) Degree
2 3 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.95%) OCPJP
3 1 (0.95%) OCMJD
System Software
1 10 (9.52%) iptables
2 3 (2.86%) Firmware
Vendors
1 28 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 20 (19.05%) Red Hat
3 8 (7.62%) Progress
4 6 (5.71%) Oracle
5 2 (1.90%) Google
5 2 (1.90%) Facebook
5 2 (1.90%) Twitter
6 1 (0.95%) Sencha
6 1 (0.95%) Telerik
6 1 (0.95%) Sun