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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 41 52 50
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 66 57 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 5.98% 4.93% 4.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.13% 5.15% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 65 56 56
Average salary £40,500 £41,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.81% +17.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £42,500
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
1077 1107 1245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 97.64% 95.76% 96.06%
Number of salaries quoted 932 974 1073
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 4 March 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 4 March 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
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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 +10 32 £47,500 - 1
Gatwick +7 8 £40,500 +24.61%
Horsham -9 7 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Worthing -6 3 £45,000 +5.88%
Chichester +9 1 £25,000 -
Arundel - 1 £40,000 -
Software Developer
South East

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 68 (67.33%) JavaScript
2 61 (60.40%) C#
3 56 (55.45%) HTML
4 52 (51.49%) CSS
5 45 (44.55%) Java
6 44 (43.56%) SQL Server
7 43 (42.57%) Linux
7 43 (42.57%) MVC
8 41 (40.59%) SQL
9 34 (33.66%) C++
9 34 (33.66%) Software Engineering
10 33 (32.67%) Agile Software Development
10 33 (32.67%) .NET
10 33 (32.67%) Web Services
11 32 (31.68%) Apache
12 30 (29.70%) TDD
12 30 (29.70%) jQuery
13 28 (27.72%) ASP.NET
14 27 (26.73%) Microsoft
15 25 (24.75%) PHP
15 25 (24.75%) Unit Testing
16 24 (23.76%) OO
17 23 (22.77%) Degree
17 23 (22.77%) BDD
18 19 (18.81%) Tomcat
19 18 (17.82%) .NET Framework
20 17 (16.83%) HTML5
21 16 (15.84%) Telecoms
21 16 (15.84%) MySQL
22 15 (14.85%) T-SQL

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 32 (31.68%) Apache
2 19 (18.81%) Tomcat
3 13 (12.87%) nginx
4 9 (8.91%) IIS
5 5 (4.95%) CMS
6 4 (3.96%) GlassFish
6 4 (3.96%) WebSphere
6 4 (3.96%) JBoss
6 4 (3.96%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.98%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.99%) DNN
8 1 (0.99%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.99%) Node.js
8 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (3.96%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.99%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.87%) DHCP
1 13 (12.87%) DNS
2 2 (1.98%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.99%) 3G
3 1 (0.99%) Internet
3 1 (0.99%) GPRS
3 1 (0.99%) LAN
3 1 (0.99%) PSTN
3 1 (0.99%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (43.56%) SQL Server
2 16 (15.84%) MySQL
3 5 (4.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 7
5 1 (0.99%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 13 (12.87%) Behat
1 13 (12.87%) PHPUnit
2 10 (9.90%) Visual Studio
2 10 (9.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (5.94%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.95%) NUnit
4 5 (4.95%) JIRA
4 5 (4.95%) Rhino Mocks
5 4 (3.96%) Maven
5 4 (3.96%) NetBeans
5 4 (3.96%) Eclipse
5 4 (3.96%) JUnit
6 1 (0.99%) Selenium
6 1 (0.99%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.99%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.99%) LoadUI
General
1 16 (15.84%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.99%) Retail
2 1 (0.99%) Games
2 1 (0.99%) Finance
2 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.99%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (55.45%) HTML
2 52 (51.49%) CSS
3 33 (32.67%) .NET
3 33 (32.67%) Web Services
4 30 (29.70%) jQuery
5 28 (27.72%) ASP.NET
6 18 (17.82%) .NET Framework
7 17 (16.83%) HTML5
8 15 (14.85%) RabbitMQ
8 15 (14.85%) CSS3
9 14 (13.86%) WCF
9 14 (13.86%) REST
10 13 (12.87%) J2EE
11 9 (8.91%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (7.92%) DOM
13 7 (6.93%) RESTful
13 7 (6.93%) Google Maps API
13 7 (6.93%) Backbone.js
13 7 (6.93%) Ember.js
13 7 (6.93%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.93%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.96%) Clustering
3 3 (2.97%) N-Tier
3 3 (2.97%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (1.98%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.99%) GIS
5 1 (0.99%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.99%) FMCG
5 1 (0.99%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 43 (42.57%) Linux
2 15 (14.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (12.87%) UNIX
4 10 (9.90%) Windows
5 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.99%) Android
6 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (42.57%) MVC
2 34 (33.66%) Software Engineering
3 33 (32.67%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (29.70%) TDD
5 25 (24.75%) Unit Testing
6 24 (23.76%) OO
7 23 (22.77%) BDD
8 15 (14.85%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (13.86%) Requirements Analysis
10 13 (12.87%) OO PHP
11 11 (10.89%) Scrum
12 9 (8.91%) User Stories
13 7 (6.93%) OOD
14 6 (5.94%) Software Architecture
14 6 (5.94%) UML
14 6 (5.94%) OOP
15 5 (4.95%) Code Coverage
15 5 (4.95%) E-Commerce
15 5 (4.95%) Workflow
15 5 (4.95%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (67.33%) JavaScript
2 61 (60.40%) C#
3 45 (44.55%) Java
4 41 (40.59%) SQL
5 34 (33.66%) C++
6 25 (24.75%) PHP
7 15 (14.85%) T-SQL
8 13 (12.87%) Python
9 6 (5.94%) C
10 5 (4.95%) PL/SQL
11 4 (3.96%) VB6
11 4 (3.96%) VB
11 4 (3.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (22.77%) Degree
2 5 (4.95%) SC Cleared
2 5 (4.95%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.96%) OCPJP
3 4 (3.96%) OCMJD
3 4 (3.96%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.99%) VCP4
Vendors
1 27 (26.73%) Microsoft
2 15 (14.85%) Red Hat
3 11 (10.89%) Oracle
4 7 (6.93%) Google
4 7 (6.93%) Facebook
4 7 (6.93%) Twitter
5 4 (3.96%) Sun
6 1 (0.99%) Telerik
6 1 (0.99%) Panasonic
6 1 (0.99%) Sencha
6 1 (0.99%) Xamarin
Crawley, West Sussex
Gold Group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago