The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Sussex region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 63 50 30
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 37 69 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 3.40% 4.99% 6.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.56% 5.05% 7.10%
Number of salaries quoted 36 62 70
Median salary £41,250 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
1039 1365 1084
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 95.58% 98.70% 98.10%
Number of salaries quoted 923 1217 961
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of job ads across the West Sussex region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

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 2 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 2 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gatwick +7 9 £40,000 -24.52% 1
Burgess Hill +3 7 £47,500 +11.76%
Horsham +14 4 £37,500 +41.50% 1
Crawley +1 2 £40,000 +50.94% 1
Worthing -2 2 £62,500 +66.66%
East Grinstead +12 1 £37,500 -
Haywards Heath - 1 £39,000 -
Littlehampton - 1 £22,500 -
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Sussex region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 139 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 96 (69.06%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (66.19%) C++
4 78 (56.12%) C#
5 52 (37.41%) Windows
6 47 (33.81%) SQL
7 43 (30.94%) Java
8 41 (29.50%) Degree
9 39 (28.06%) .NET
9 39 (28.06%) TDD
10 33 (23.74%) UML
11 31 (22.30%) Computer Science
12 29 (20.86%) Multithreading
13 27 (19.42%) Web Services
14 25 (17.99%) Visual Studio
14 25 (17.99%) Oracle
15 24 (17.27%) HTML
16 22 (15.83%) JavaScript
16 22 (15.83%) Linux
16 22 (15.83%) Unit Testing
17 21 (15.11%) Continuous Integration
17 21 (15.11%) Relational Database
17 21 (15.11%) Scrum
18 20 (14.39%) Games
18 20 (14.39%) Finance
19 19 (13.67%) C
19 19 (13.67%) CSS
19 19 (13.67%) .NET Framework
20 18 (12.95%) WCF
20 18 (12.95%) REST

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (5.04%) WebLogic
2 6 (4.32%) Apache
2 6 (4.32%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.44%) CICS
4 1 (0.72%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 4 (2.88%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.88%) NFC
1 4 (2.88%) RS-485
1 4 (2.88%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.16%) DHCP
2 3 (2.16%) DNS
2 3 (2.16%) Ethernet
2 3 (2.16%) PPP
2 3 (2.16%) RS-232
3 2 (1.44%) Internet
4 1 (0.72%) Modbus
4 1 (0.72%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.11%) Relational Database
2 12 (8.63%) Oracle Database
3 7 (5.04%) MySQL
3 7 (5.04%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.16%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.16%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.44%) DB2
5 2 (1.44%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.72%) Easytrieve
Development Applications
1 25 (17.99%) Visual Studio
2 13 (9.35%) Jenkins
3 8 (5.76%) Cucumber
3 8 (5.76%) JUnit
4 4 (2.88%) Maven
5 3 (2.16%) Grunt
5 3 (2.16%) gulp
6 2 (1.44%) JIRA
6 2 (1.44%) Subversion
7 1 (0.72%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.72%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.72%) MSTest
7 1 (0.72%) NUnit
7 1 (0.72%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.72%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.72%) XPEDITER
General
1 20 (14.39%) Finance
1 20 (14.39%) Games
2 15 (10.79%) Financial Institution
3 7 (5.04%) Electronics
4 6 (4.32%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.44%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.44%) Back Office
5 2 (1.44%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (28.06%) .NET
2 27 (19.42%) Web Services
3 24 (17.27%) HTML
4 19 (13.67%) .NET Framework
4 19 (13.67%) CSS
5 18 (12.95%) REST
5 18 (12.95%) WCF
6 15 (10.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 15 (10.79%) MFC
6 15 (10.79%) STL
6 15 (10.79%) XML
7 14 (10.07%) JSON
8 12 (8.63%) ASP.NET
8 12 (8.63%) SOAP
9 11 (7.91%) Spring
9 11 (7.91%) XSLT
10 9 (6.47%) jQuery
10 9 (6.47%) Middleware
11 8 (5.76%) RESTful
11 8 (5.76%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 31 (22.30%) Computer Science
2 11 (7.91%) Embedded Systems
2 11 (7.91%) Visualisation
3 9 (6.47%) Physics
4 8 (5.76%) Mathematics
5 7 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (4.32%) 3D Graphics
7 4 (2.88%) Statistics
8 2 (1.44%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.44%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.44%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.44%) Social Media
9 1 (0.72%) CAN bus
9 1 (0.72%) Contactless
9 1 (0.72%) DataPower
9 1 (0.72%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.72%) Robotics
9 1 (0.72%) User Experience
9 1 (0.72%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 52 (37.41%) Windows
2 22 (15.83%) Linux
3 6 (4.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.60%) Unix
5 4 (2.88%) Windows XP
6 3 (2.16%) VMS
7 2 (1.44%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (1.44%) VxWorks
7 2 (1.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 96 (69.06%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (28.06%) TDD
4 33 (23.74%) UML
5 29 (20.86%) Multithreading
6 22 (15.83%) Unit Testing
7 21 (15.11%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (15.11%) Scrum
8 10 (7.19%) BDD
8 10 (7.19%) Multithreaded Programming
8 10 (7.19%) OOA/OOD
8 10 (7.19%) OOD
8 10 (7.19%) SOA
9 8 (5.76%) Computer Vision
9 8 (5.76%) Validation
10 7 (5.04%) Integration Testing
10 7 (5.04%) Systems Analysis
11 6 (4.32%) 3D Programming
11 6 (4.32%) Virtual Environments
11 6 (4.32%) Visual Effects
Programming Languages
1 92 (66.19%) C++
2 78 (56.12%) C#
3 47 (33.81%) SQL
4 43 (30.94%) Java
5 22 (15.83%) JavaScript
6 19 (13.67%) C
7 6 (4.32%) HLSL
8 5 (3.60%) Embedded C
9 4 (2.88%) C++/CLI
9 4 (2.88%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.16%) Scala
11 2 (1.44%) COBOL
11 2 (1.44%) VC++
12 1 (0.72%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.72%) Fortran
12 1 (0.72%) JCL
12 1 (0.72%) REXX
12 1 (0.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 41 (29.50%) Degree
2 7 (5.04%) PhD
3 6 (4.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.76%) DICOM
2 1 (0.72%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (2.16%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.72%) Control-M
1 1 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (17.99%) Oracle
2 6 (4.32%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.32%) Red Hat
3 2 (1.44%) IBM
4 1 (0.72%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.72%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (0.72%) HP
4 1 (0.72%) Syncsort
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Chichester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Search Consultancy
Salary: £0.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bognor Regis
Pro-Quest
Salary: 35000-48000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago