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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 39 62 54
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 74 52 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 5.94% 3.74% 4.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.06% 3.90% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 73 50 61
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £55,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +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
1221 1335 1397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 97.99% 95.97% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1058 1170 1170
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £57,500 £57,500
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +7 34 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Horsham +1 13 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Chichester +8 7 £40,000 -
Gatwick +7 6 £42,500 -22.72%
Worthing +3 2 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Arundel - 1 £40,000 -
East Grinstead - 1 £25,000 -
Software Developer
South East

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 72 (59.02%) JavaScript
2 70 (57.38%) C#
3 57 (46.72%) HTML
4 54 (44.26%) CSS
5 53 (43.44%) Linux
5 53 (43.44%) Software Engineering
6 52 (42.62%) SQL Server
7 49 (40.16%) SQL
8 45 (36.89%) Java
9 43 (35.25%) MVC
10 41 (33.61%) Agile Software Development
11 40 (32.79%) Apache
12 39 (31.97%) .NET
13 37 (30.33%) jQuery
14 36 (29.51%) C++
14 36 (29.51%) Web Services
15 35 (28.69%) Microsoft
15 35 (28.69%) Degree
16 33 (27.05%) TDD
16 33 (27.05%) OO
17 32 (26.23%) ASP.NET
17 32 (26.23%) Unit Testing
18 26 (21.31%) BDD
19 24 (19.67%) .NET Framework
19 24 (19.67%) Tomcat
19 24 (19.67%) PHP
20 23 (18.85%) Visual Studio
21 21 (17.21%) T-SQL
21 21 (17.21%) Telecoms
21 21 (17.21%) Continuous Integration

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 40 (32.79%) Apache
2 24 (19.67%) Tomcat
3 16 (13.11%) nginx
4 9 (7.38%) IIS
5 6 (4.92%) CMS
6 4 (3.28%) WebSphere
6 4 (3.28%) GlassFish
6 4 (3.28%) JBoss
6 4 (3.28%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.64%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.82%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.82%) DNN
8 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.82%) Node.js
8 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (5.74%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.28%) SaaS
2 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.11%) DHCP
1 16 (13.11%) DNS
2 1 (0.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (42.62%) SQL Server
2 20 (16.39%) MySQL
3 5 (4.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.28%) Hadoop
4 4 (3.28%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.64%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 23 (18.85%) Visual Studio
2 16 (13.11%) PHPUnit
2 16 (13.11%) Behat
3 10 (8.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (7.38%) Rhino Mocks
4 9 (7.38%) NUnit
5 7 (5.74%) Git (software)
6 6 (4.92%) JIRA
7 4 (3.28%) Selenium
7 4 (3.28%) Fiddler
7 4 (3.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (3.28%) Maven
7 4 (3.28%) Eclipse
7 4 (3.28%) NetBeans
7 4 (3.28%) JUnit
7 4 (3.28%) SoapUI
7 4 (3.28%) LoadUI
8 1 (0.82%) Moq
General
1 21 (17.21%) Telecoms
2 7 (5.74%) Games
3 1 (0.82%) Retail
3 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (46.72%) HTML
2 54 (44.26%) CSS
3 39 (31.97%) .NET
4 37 (30.33%) jQuery
5 36 (29.51%) Web Services
6 32 (26.23%) ASP.NET
7 24 (19.67%) .NET Framework
8 20 (16.39%) RabbitMQ
9 19 (15.57%) HTML5
10 17 (13.93%) REST
10 17 (13.93%) CSS3
11 15 (12.30%) WCF
12 12 (9.84%) DOM
13 11 (9.02%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (7.38%) AngularJS
15 8 (6.56%) Google Maps API
15 8 (6.56%) Backbone.js
15 8 (6.56%) Entity Framework
15 8 (6.56%) Ember.js
16 7 (5.74%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.02%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.56%) Visualisation
3 4 (3.28%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (3.28%) Mathematics
3 4 (3.28%) Clustering
4 3 (2.46%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.46%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.82%) FMCG
5 1 (0.82%) GIS
5 1 (0.82%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.82%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 53 (43.44%) Linux
2 20 (16.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (15.57%) Windows
4 16 (13.11%) UNIX
5 3 (2.46%) VxWorks
5 3 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.82%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (43.44%) Software Engineering
2 43 (35.25%) MVC
3 41 (33.61%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (27.05%) TDD
4 33 (27.05%) OO
5 32 (26.23%) Unit Testing
6 26 (21.31%) BDD
7 21 (17.21%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (14.75%) Requirements Analysis
9 16 (13.11%) OO PHP
9 16 (13.11%) Continuous Delivery
10 13 (10.66%) User Stories
10 13 (10.66%) UML
10 13 (10.66%) OOD
11 11 (9.02%) Scrum
12 10 (8.20%) Multithreading
13 9 (7.38%) Performance Testing
13 9 (7.38%) Workflow Management
13 9 (7.38%) Workflow
13 9 (7.38%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 72 (59.02%) JavaScript
2 70 (57.38%) C#
3 49 (40.16%) SQL
4 45 (36.89%) Java
5 36 (29.51%) C++
6 24 (19.67%) PHP
7 21 (17.21%) T-SQL
8 16 (13.11%) Python
9 6 (4.92%) VB.NET
10 4 (3.28%) VB
10 4 (3.28%) PL/SQL
10 4 (3.28%) VB6
11 3 (2.46%) Assembly Language
12 2 (1.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 35 (28.69%) Degree
2 5 (4.10%) SC Cleared
2 5 (4.10%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.28%) Oracle Certification
3 4 (3.28%) OCPJP
3 4 (3.28%) OCMJD
4 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 16 (13.11%) iptables
2 3 (2.46%) Firmware
Vendors
1 35 (28.69%) Microsoft
2 20 (16.39%) Red Hat
3 10 (8.20%) Oracle
4 8 (6.56%) Google
4 8 (6.56%) Facebook
4 8 (6.56%) Twitter
5 5 (4.10%) Progress
6 4 (3.28%) Sun
7 1 (0.82%) Panasonic
7 1 (0.82%) Sencha
7 1 (0.82%) Telerik
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
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Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25-45k+Bens
Posted: 4 days ago