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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 23 24 43
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 96 99 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 9.01% 9.22% 5.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.30% 9.50% 5.30%
Number of salaries quoted 86 97 70
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £34,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
1032 1042 1452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 96.90% 97.02% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 919 931 1311
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £21,720
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 +9 29 £35,000 +32.07% 1
Worthing +14 23 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Crawley -18 20 £33,500 -22.54% 1
Chichester -6 4 £30,000 -7.69%
Burgess Hill +3 2 £42,500 -5.55%
Haywards Heath - 2 £42,500 - 1
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 150 (94.34%) Software Engineering
2 110 (69.18%) C++
3 73 (45.91%) Java
4 70 (44.03%) C#
4 70 (44.03%) SQL
5 67 (42.14%) C
6 64 (40.25%) Linux
7 62 (38.99%) .NET
7 62 (38.99%) Windows
8 56 (35.22%) Agile Software Development
9 54 (33.96%) XML
10 51 (32.08%) Visual Studio
11 37 (23.27%) JavaScript
12 32 (20.13%) MVC
13 30 (18.87%) OO
13 30 (18.87%) Degree
14 27 (16.98%) UML
15 25 (15.72%) Ajax
15 25 (15.72%) Unit Testing
16 24 (15.09%) HTML
16 24 (15.09%) SQL Server
16 24 (15.09%) Android
17 22 (13.84%) TDD
18 21 (13.21%) MFC
18 21 (13.21%) OOD
18 21 (13.21%) Project Management
18 21 (13.21%) Computer Science
19 20 (12.58%) Oracle
19 20 (12.58%) JSP
19 20 (12.58%) Embedded Systems

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 16 (10.06%) Tomcat
2 15 (9.43%) Apache
3 8 (5.03%) WebSphere
4 6 (3.77%) GlassFish
4 6 (3.77%) JBoss
4 6 (3.77%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.63%) IIS
5 1 (0.63%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.63%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.63%) CMS
5 1 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.63%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (1.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.63%) Office 365
1 1 (0.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.40%) Ethernet
2 5 (3.14%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.52%) SNMP
4 3 (1.89%) Wireless
4 3 (1.89%) HTTP
4 3 (1.89%) LAN
4 3 (1.89%) WAN
5 2 (1.26%) Profibus
6 1 (0.63%) ZigBee
6 1 (0.63%) Modbus
6 1 (0.63%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.63%) DHCP
6 1 (0.63%) DNS
6 1 (0.63%) Internet
6 1 (0.63%) 802.15
6 1 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.09%) SQL Server
2 18 (11.32%) MySQL
3 2 (1.26%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (1.26%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.63%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.63%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.63%) DB2
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.63%) Easytrieve
4 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.63%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 51 (32.08%) Visual Studio
2 16 (10.06%) Subversion
3 9 (5.66%) Maven
4 8 (5.03%) JUnit
5 6 (3.77%) PVCS
5 6 (3.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 6 (3.77%) Eclipse
5 6 (3.77%) NetBeans
5 6 (3.77%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.52%) LabVIEW
6 4 (2.52%) StarTeam
6 4 (2.52%) JIRA
6 4 (2.52%) VectorCAST
7 3 (1.89%) ReSharper
7 3 (1.89%) FxCop
8 2 (1.26%) NUnit
8 2 (1.26%) Bugzilla
8 2 (1.26%) dotCover
9 1 (0.63%) CppUnit
9 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (6.92%) Electronics
2 7 (4.40%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.77%) Aerospace
3 6 (3.77%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.52%) Military
5 3 (1.89%) Avionics
5 3 (1.89%) Finance
6 2 (1.26%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (38.99%) .NET
2 54 (33.96%) XML
3 25 (15.72%) Ajax
4 24 (15.09%) HTML
5 21 (13.21%) MFC
6 20 (12.58%) JSP
7 19 (11.95%) Servlets
7 19 (11.95%) ASP.NET
7 19 (11.95%) Spring
7 19 (11.95%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (10.69%) JSON
8 17 (10.69%) J2EE
9 12 (7.55%) SOAP
10 11 (6.92%) Spring MVC
10 11 (6.92%) jQuery
10 11 (6.92%) HTML5
11 10 (6.29%) J2SE
12 8 (5.03%) JMS
12 8 (5.03%) CSS
12 8 (5.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.21%) Computer Science
2 20 (12.58%) Embedded Systems
3 8 (5.03%) GIS
4 6 (3.77%) Clustering
5 4 (2.52%) User Experience
6 3 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.89%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.89%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.26%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.26%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.26%) SCADA
8 1 (0.63%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.63%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.63%) DataPower
8 1 (0.63%) VHDL
8 1 (0.63%) Verilog
8 1 (0.63%) PKI
8 1 (0.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 64 (40.25%) Linux
2 62 (38.99%) Windows
3 24 (15.09%) Android
4 12 (7.55%) VxWorks
5 9 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.52%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.26%) Nucleus RTOS
7 2 (1.26%) UNIX
7 2 (1.26%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.63%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (94.34%) Software Engineering
2 56 (35.22%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (20.13%) MVC
4 30 (18.87%) OO
5 27 (16.98%) UML
6 25 (15.72%) Unit Testing
7 22 (13.84%) TDD
8 21 (13.21%) OOD
8 21 (13.21%) Project Management
9 14 (8.81%) OOP
9 14 (8.81%) Web Development
10 8 (5.03%) AOP
11 7 (4.40%) Validation
12 6 (3.77%) Software Testing
12 6 (3.77%) Load Balancing
12 6 (3.77%) Embedded Software Development
13 5 (3.14%) Configuration Management
14 4 (2.52%) Scrum
14 4 (2.52%) Web Design
14 4 (2.52%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 110 (69.18%) C++
2 73 (45.91%) Java
3 70 (44.03%) C#
3 70 (44.03%) SQL
4 67 (42.14%) C
5 37 (23.27%) JavaScript
6 15 (9.43%) Embedded C
7 11 (6.92%) Embedded C++
8 5 (3.14%) VB
9 4 (2.52%) Ada
10 3 (1.89%) Ruby
11 2 (1.26%) VB6
11 2 (1.26%) Delphi
11 2 (1.26%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.26%) Python
12 1 (0.63%) COBOL
12 1 (0.63%) PHP
12 1 (0.63%) XQuery
12 1 (0.63%) REXX
12 1 (0.63%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 30 (18.87%) Degree
2 10 (6.29%) Security Cleared
3 9 (5.66%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.77%) Oracle Certification
4 6 (3.77%) OCPJP
4 6 (3.77%) OCMJD
5 4 (2.52%) ISEB
6 2 (1.26%) HND
6 2 (1.26%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.63%) MCSE
7 1 (0.63%) MCSA
7 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.63%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.18%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.89%) QA
2 3 (1.89%) IEC 61508
3 2 (1.26%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.63%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.63%) Control-M
1 1 (0.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (12.58%) Oracle
2 9 (5.66%) Red Hat
3 6 (3.77%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.77%) Sun
4 5 (3.14%) IBM
5 1 (0.63%) Citrix
5 1 (0.63%) Adobe
5 1 (0.63%) Vignette
5 1 (0.63%) VMware
5 1 (0.63%) Google
5 1 (0.63%) Pega
5 1 (0.63%) Syncsort
5 1 (0.63%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.63%) Ektron
5 1 (0.63%) iRise
Horsham, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 55,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Worthing
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Worthing
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Surrey, Sussex, Reigate, Crawley, Epsom,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 + generous bonus + bens
Posted: 13 days ago
West Sussex
Spectrum IT
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago