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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 31 44 36
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 91 72 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 7.89% 5.37% 6.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.12% 5.56% 6.29%
Number of salaries quoted 88 61 49
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +36.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £35,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1121 1295 1352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 97.22% 96.50% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 998 1173 1132
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,000 £60,000
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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 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 +9 24 £40,000 -27.27%
Horsham +8 24 £27,500 -21.42% 2
Burgess Hill +2 13 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Worthing +4 7 £42,500 +34.92% 1
Gatwick -13 3 £32,500 -40.90%
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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.

1 197 (99.49%) Software Engineering
2 117 (59.09%) Java
3 95 (47.98%) C++
4 90 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 74 (37.37%) JavaScript
6 73 (36.87%) Linux
7 66 (33.33%) Degree
8 62 (31.31%) Computer Science
9 61 (30.81%) SQL
10 54 (27.27%) HTML
11 53 (26.77%) Windows
12 52 (26.26%) XML
13 51 (25.76%) Finance
14 46 (23.23%) Visual Studio
14 46 (23.23%) Oracle
14 46 (23.23%) Web Development
14 46 (23.23%) Ajax
15 44 (22.22%) UML
15 44 (22.22%) OOD
16 43 (21.72%) Apache
16 43 (21.72%) C#
17 42 (21.21%) OO
18 41 (20.71%) MySQL
19 39 (19.70%) HTML5
20 36 (18.18%) JSP
20 36 (18.18%) Servlets
21 34 (17.17%) Tomcat
21 34 (17.17%) Spring
22 32 (16.16%) jQuery
23 31 (15.66%) Web Services

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 43 (21.72%) Apache
2 34 (17.17%) Tomcat
3 28 (14.14%) WebSphere
4 23 (11.62%) WebLogic
5 5 (2.53%) Jetty
6 4 (2.02%) GlassFish
6 4 (2.02%) JBoss
7 1 (0.51%) CMS
7 1 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (0.51%) MS Office
1 1 (0.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.01%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (0.51%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.53%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.51%) Internet
2 1 (0.51%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.51%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (20.71%) MySQL
2 21 (10.61%) Oracle Database
3 20 (10.10%) SQL Server
4 10 (5.05%) Relational Database
5 9 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (4.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.51%) WebFOCUS
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.51%) DB2
Development Applications
1 46 (23.23%) Visual Studio
2 23 (11.62%) Oracle Forms
3 13 (6.57%) Eclipse
4 11 (5.56%) JUnit
5 9 (4.55%) Subversion
6 6 (3.03%) Maven
7 5 (2.53%) Cucumber
7 5 (2.53%) jMock
8 4 (2.02%) NetBeans
9 3 (1.52%) NUnit
9 3 (1.52%) Git (software)
9 3 (1.52%) FxCop
9 3 (1.52%) StarTeam
9 3 (1.52%) ReSharper
9 3 (1.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (1.52%) dotCover
10 2 (1.01%) Selenium
11 1 (0.51%) LabVIEW
11 1 (0.51%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.51%) Trac
General
1 51 (25.76%) Finance
2 29 (14.65%) Telecoms
3 20 (10.10%) Games
4 9 (4.55%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.01%) Electronics
5 2 (1.01%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.51%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (27.27%) HTML
2 52 (26.26%) XML
3 46 (23.23%) Ajax
4 39 (19.70%) HTML5
5 36 (18.18%) JSP
5 36 (18.18%) Servlets
6 34 (17.17%) Spring
7 32 (16.16%) jQuery
8 31 (15.66%) Web Services
9 29 (14.65%) RabbitMQ
10 28 (14.14%) JSON
10 28 (14.14%) Spring MVC
11 24 (12.12%) J2EE
11 24 (12.12%) MFC
12 23 (11.62%) STL
13 21 (10.61%) .NET
13 21 (10.61%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 16 (8.08%) CSS
15 15 (7.58%) COM
15 15 (7.58%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 62 (31.31%) Computer Science
2 27 (13.64%) Mathematics
3 19 (9.60%) Data Structures
4 14 (7.07%) Embedded Systems
5 13 (6.57%) GIS
6 9 (4.55%) Visualisation
6 9 (4.55%) Algorithms
7 5 (2.53%) User Experience
8 4 (2.02%) Physics
8 4 (2.02%) Social Media
8 4 (2.02%) 3D Graphics
8 4 (2.02%) Clustering
9 3 (1.52%) Device Driver
10 2 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.01%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.01%) iPad
11 1 (0.51%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 73 (36.87%) Linux
2 53 (26.77%) Windows
3 29 (14.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (12.12%) VxWorks
5 23 (11.62%) UNIX
6 2 (1.01%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (99.49%) Software Engineering
2 90 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (23.23%) Web Development
4 44 (22.22%) UML
4 44 (22.22%) OOD
5 42 (21.21%) OO
6 25 (12.63%) MVC
7 24 (12.12%) SDLC
8 20 (10.10%) Multithreading
9 17 (8.59%) TDD
10 15 (7.58%) Unit Testing
11 12 (6.06%) Validation
12 11 (5.56%) Configuration Management
13 9 (4.55%) ETL
14 7 (3.54%) Mentoring
15 6 (3.03%) AOP
16 5 (2.53%) Requirements Analysis
16 5 (2.53%) Domain-Driven Design
16 5 (2.53%) Computer Architecture
17 4 (2.02%) 3D Programming
Programming Languages
1 117 (59.09%) Java
2 95 (47.98%) C++
3 74 (37.37%) JavaScript
4 61 (30.81%) SQL
5 43 (21.72%) C#
6 26 (13.13%) C
7 25 (12.63%) PL/SQL
8 20 (10.10%) COBOL
9 15 (7.58%) Embedded C
10 14 (7.07%) Embedded C++
11 8 (4.04%) Assembly Language
12 4 (2.02%) Ruby
12 4 (2.02%) HLSL
13 3 (1.52%) Delphi
13 3 (1.52%) VB
13 3 (1.52%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.52%) Python
14 2 (1.01%) JCL
14 2 (1.01%) VB6
15 1 (0.51%) Perl
Qualifications
1 66 (33.33%) Degree
2 10 (5.05%) PhD
3 6 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.03%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.02%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (2.02%) OCPJP
4 4 (2.02%) OCMJD
5 1 (0.51%) IC3 Certification
5 1 (0.51%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.52%) QA
2 1 (0.51%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 20 (10.10%) Oracle RAC
2 11 (5.56%) Firmware
3 2 (1.01%) VirtualBox
3 2 (1.01%) KVM
Vendors
1 46 (23.23%) Oracle
2 29 (14.65%) Red Hat
3 20 (10.10%) Microsoft
4 11 (5.56%) Progress
5 7 (3.54%) Pega
6 5 (2.53%) Atlassian
7 4 (2.02%) Sun
8 2 (1.01%) Apple
8 2 (1.01%) Google
9 1 (0.51%) Adobe
9 1 (0.51%) Vignette
9 1 (0.51%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.51%) Ektron
9 1 (0.51%) TSYS
Worthing, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: c35-50k+Bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Salt
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Burgess Hill
American Express
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Proteus Europe
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to 40,000
Posted: 6 days ago