The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 29 29 22
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 104 92 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 9.40% 8.49% 9.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.60% 8.71% 9.44%
Number of salaries quoted 99 86 94
Average salary £40,750 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.87% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Software Engineer
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
1083 1056 1027
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 97.92% 97.42% 97.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1003 905 921
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 Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Software Engineer Salary Trend in West Sussex

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in West Sussex

Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 10 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
Crawley +8 35 £38,500 +10.00% 1
Burgess Hill -4 33 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Horsham +7 28 £35,000 +0.71% 3
East Grinstead - 5 - -
Littlehampton - 3 £34,000 -
Shoreham-by-Sea - 3 £41,500 -
Worthing -14 1 £37,500 -11.76%
Gatwick - 1 £53,000 -
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Sussex region that cited Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 162 (97.01%) Software Engineering
2 104 (62.28%) Java
3 97 (58.08%) Agile Software Development
4 79 (47.31%) JavaScript
5 75 (44.91%) C++
6 74 (44.31%) SQL
7 68 (40.72%) XML
8 66 (39.52%) C#
9 65 (38.92%) HTML
10 60 (35.93%) Degree
11 58 (34.73%) Web Services
12 54 (32.34%) Computer Science
12 54 (32.34%) Multithreading
13 52 (31.14%) TDD
14 49 (29.34%) JSON
14 49 (29.34%) REST
15 47 (28.14%) CSS
16 44 (26.35%) OOD
17 42 (25.15%) Linux
18 40 (23.95%) XSLT
19 39 (23.35%) Windows
20 35 (20.96%) SDLC
21 32 (19.16%) Games
21 32 (19.16%) OOA/OOD
22 29 (17.37%) MySQL
23 28 (16.77%) OO
24 27 (16.17%) C
25 26 (15.57%) JSP
26 24 (14.37%) Subversion
27 23 (13.77%) Visual Studio

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Sussex region that cited Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (11.98%) Apache
2 9 (5.39%) Tomcat
3 7 (4.19%) WebLogic
4 5 (2.99%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.20%) CICS
7 1 (0.60%) JBoss
Applications
1 12 (7.19%) Simulink
2 9 (5.39%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.60%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.20%) SaaS
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.99%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.20%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.20%) LAN
2 2 (1.20%) WAN
3 1 (0.60%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (17.37%) MySQL
2 18 (10.78%) SQL Server
3 16 (9.58%) GIS
4 14 (8.38%) Oracle Database
5 9 (5.39%) NoSQL
5 9 (5.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (5.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (5.39%) SQL Server 2014
6 8 (4.79%) Big Data
7 4 (2.40%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (2.40%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (1.80%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.80%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.80%) HBase
8 3 (1.80%) Neo4j
8 3 (1.80%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.20%) DB2
Development Applications
1 24 (14.37%) Subversion
2 23 (13.77%) Visual Studio
3 14 (8.38%) Git (software)
4 12 (7.19%) Maven
5 9 (5.39%) Jenkins
5 9 (5.39%) Mercurial
6 7 (4.19%) JUnit
6 7 (4.19%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (3.59%) Cucumber
8 5 (2.99%) Eclipse
8 5 (2.99%) Gradle
8 5 (2.99%) Hamcrest
8 5 (2.99%) Mockito
9 3 (1.80%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.60%) Grunt
10 1 (0.60%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (19.16%) Games
2 23 (13.77%) Finance
3 18 (10.78%) Aerospace
4 14 (8.38%) Avionics
5 7 (4.19%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.40%) Automotive
7 3 (1.80%) Retail
8 2 (1.20%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (40.72%) XML
2 65 (38.92%) HTML
3 58 (34.73%) Web Services
4 49 (29.34%) JSON
4 49 (29.34%) REST
5 47 (28.14%) CSS
6 40 (23.95%) XSLT
7 26 (15.57%) JSP
8 23 (13.77%) .NET
9 22 (13.17%) Ajax
9 22 (13.17%) MFC
10 19 (11.38%) Servlets
11 17 (10.18%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 17 (10.18%) STL
11 17 (10.18%) WCF
11 17 (10.18%) WPF
12 15 (8.98%) SOAP
12 15 (8.98%) Spring
13 12 (7.19%) HTML5
14 11 (6.59%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 54 (32.34%) Computer Science
2 17 (10.18%) Data Structures
3 16 (9.58%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (7.78%) Mathematics
5 10 (5.99%) Visualisation
6 8 (4.79%) Mainframe
7 6 (3.59%) IBM Mainframe
8 5 (2.99%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.99%) Social Media
9 4 (2.40%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.20%) DataPower
11 1 (0.60%) Applied Mathematics
11 1 (0.60%) CPLD
11 1 (0.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (0.60%) User Experience
11 1 (0.60%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 42 (25.15%) Linux
2 39 (23.35%) Windows
3 19 (11.38%) Unix
4 9 (5.39%) VxWorks
5 5 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.99%) zOS
6 4 (2.40%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.60%) Android
7 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.60%) ThreadX
7 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (97.01%) Software Engineering
2 97 (58.08%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (32.34%) Multithreading
4 52 (31.14%) TDD
5 44 (26.35%) OOD
6 35 (20.96%) SDLC
7 32 (19.16%) OOA/OOD
8 28 (16.77%) OO
9 23 (13.77%) MVC
10 21 (12.57%) UML
11 19 (11.38%) Continuous Improvement
11 19 (11.38%) Web Development
12 17 (10.18%) Validation
13 16 (9.58%) Configuration Management
14 15 (8.98%) Requirements Analysis
15 14 (8.38%) Automated Testing
15 14 (8.38%) Data Analysis
16 13 (7.78%) Scrum
17 12 (7.19%) OOP
18 10 (5.99%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 104 (62.28%) Java
2 79 (47.31%) JavaScript
3 75 (44.91%) C++
4 74 (44.31%) SQL
5 66 (39.52%) C#
6 27 (16.17%) C
7 12 (7.19%) MATLAB
8 11 (6.59%) COBOL
9 10 (5.99%) Assembly Language
10 8 (4.79%) PL/SQL
11 6 (3.59%) Groovy
12 4 (2.40%) Embedded C
12 4 (2.40%) Embedded C++
12 4 (2.40%) XPath
12 4 (2.40%) XQuery
13 1 (0.60%) JCL
13 1 (0.60%) REXX
13 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.60%) VB
13 1 (0.60%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 60 (35.93%) Degree
2 3 (1.80%) PhD
3 1 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.38%) QA
2 2 (1.20%) ISO 9000
2 2 (1.20%) TickIT
3 1 (0.60%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.60%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.60%) ISO26262
3 1 (0.60%) MISRA
System Software
1 6 (3.59%) Firmware
2 3 (1.80%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.80%) Kibana
Vendors
1 21 (12.57%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.58%) Oracle
2 16 (9.58%) Progress
3 9 (5.39%) IBM
4 5 (2.99%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.80%) iRise
6 1 (0.60%) Fundtech
6 1 (0.60%) MathWorks
6 1 (0.60%) Pega
6 1 (0.60%) TSYS
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to 40,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £23,000 to £30,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
ninesharp
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits and training
Posted: 6 days ago
Burgess Hill
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago