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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 44 49 52
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 64 58 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 5.82% 5.50% 4.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.95% 5.65% 4.70%
Number of salaries quoted 64 57 47
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +15.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £51,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
1076 1027 999
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 97.91% 97.35% 97.46%
Number of salaries quoted 999 886 902
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
Horsham +24 26 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Haywards Heath - 8 £45,000 - 1
Crawley -12 6 £43,750 -7.89%
Shoreham-by-Sea - 3 £42,500 -
Worthing +5 2 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Gatwick -16 2 £41,250 +1.85%
Chichester -22 2 £25,000 -10.71%
Burgess Hill - 2 £47,500 - 1
East Grinstead - 1 £48,000 -
Software Developer
South East

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 66 (64.71%) JavaScript
2 64 (62.75%) Software Engineering
3 53 (51.96%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (50.98%) C#
5 50 (49.02%) .NET
6 48 (47.06%) SQL Server
7 47 (46.08%) SQL
8 44 (43.14%) Degree
9 41 (40.20%) HTML
10 40 (39.22%) C++
10 40 (39.22%) Windows
10 40 (39.22%) Computer Science
11 34 (33.33%) CSS
12 30 (29.41%) Linux
12 30 (29.41%) Java
12 30 (29.41%) MVC
13 26 (25.49%) OO
13 26 (25.49%) MS Excel
13 26 (25.49%) Multithreading
14 25 (24.51%) Analytical Skills
15 23 (22.55%) Microsoft
15 23 (22.55%) ASP.NET
16 22 (21.57%) jQuery
17 20 (19.61%) OOP
17 20 (19.61%) .NET Framework
18 19 (18.63%) SQL Server 2008
19 18 (17.65%) Entity Framework
19 18 (17.65%) Android
19 18 (17.65%) WPF
20 17 (16.67%) WCF

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (7.84%) Apache
2 4 (3.92%) JBoss
2 4 (3.92%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.94%) GlassFish
3 3 (2.94%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.94%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.98%) Liferay
4 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (25.49%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.80%) Photoshop
3 6 (5.88%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.98%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.86%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.96%) SaaS
3 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.98%) LAN
1 1 (0.98%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 19 (18.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (16.67%) MySQL
4 15 (14.71%) NoSQL
5 14 (13.73%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (13.73%) SQL Server 2014
6 9 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (6.86%) Eclipse
3 5 (4.90%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.90%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.92%) JUnit
4 4 (3.92%) Maven
4 4 (3.92%) NetBeans
4 4 (3.92%) StarTeam
4 4 (3.92%) Subversion
4 4 (3.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (14.71%) Finance
2 3 (2.94%) Games
3 1 (0.98%) Back Office
3 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.98%) Multimedia
3 1 (0.98%) Publishing
3 1 (0.98%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (49.02%) .NET
2 41 (40.20%) HTML
3 34 (33.33%) CSS
4 23 (22.55%) ASP.NET
5 22 (21.57%) jQuery
6 20 (19.61%) .NET Framework
7 18 (17.65%) Entity Framework
7 18 (17.65%) WPF
8 17 (16.67%) WCF
9 16 (15.69%) Silverlight
9 16 (15.69%) Web Services
10 10 (9.80%) Spring
11 8 (7.84%) Dojo
11 8 (7.84%) HTML5
11 8 (7.84%) WebGL
12 7 (6.86%) J2EE
12 7 (6.86%) XML
13 6 (5.88%) Ajax
13 6 (5.88%) DirectX
13 6 (5.88%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 40 (39.22%) Computer Science
2 25 (24.51%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (8.82%) Driving Licence
3 9 (8.82%) Visualisation
4 3 (2.94%) Clustering
4 3 (2.94%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (2.94%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.96%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.98%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.98%) Physics
6 1 (0.98%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 40 (39.22%) Windows
2 30 (29.41%) Linux
3 18 (17.65%) Android
4 17 (16.67%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (62.75%) Software Engineering
2 53 (51.96%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (29.41%) MVC
4 26 (25.49%) Multithreading
4 26 (25.49%) OO
5 20 (19.61%) OOP
6 15 (14.71%) SDLC
6 15 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (9.80%) Software Architecture
7 10 (9.80%) Web Development
8 7 (6.86%) UML
9 5 (4.90%) OOD
9 5 (4.90%) TDD
9 5 (4.90%) Unit Testing
10 4 (3.92%) AOP
11 3 (2.94%) Data Visualisation
11 3 (2.94%) Load Balancing
11 3 (2.94%) MVVM
12 2 (1.96%) Mobile Development
12 2 (1.96%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 66 (64.71%) JavaScript
2 52 (50.98%) C#
3 47 (46.08%) SQL
4 40 (39.22%) C++
5 30 (29.41%) Java
6 16 (15.69%) T-SQL
7 7 (6.86%) Bash Shell
7 7 (6.86%) C
7 7 (6.86%) Perl
7 7 (6.86%) Shell Script
8 4 (3.92%) COBOL
9 2 (1.96%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.96%) VB
9 2 (1.96%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.98%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.98%) Python
10 1 (0.98%) Ruby
10 1 (0.98%) VB6
10 1 (0.98%) VBA
Qualifications
1 44 (43.14%) Degree
2 5 (4.90%) OCPJP
2 5 (4.90%) Oracle Certification
2 5 (4.90%) SC Cleared
2 5 (4.90%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 23 (22.55%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.76%) Oracle
3 5 (4.90%) Sun
4 2 (1.96%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.98%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.98%) Google
5 1 (0.98%) Sage
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonuses + 25 days holiday
Posted: 12 hours ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
ninesharp
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits and training
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
ninesharp
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits, bonus etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-50k+Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
Spectrum IT
Salary: £20000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago