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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 42 29 62
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 63 68 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 5.35% 6.34% 3.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.46% 6.51% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 61 57 50
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
1154 1044 1419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 98.05% 97.30% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1011 946 1228
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +5 24 £35,000 +27.27% 1
Crawley -21 20 £42,500 -
Burgess Hill +3 14 £42,500 -5.55%
Haywards Heath - 8 £42,500 -
Worthing -6 3 £40,000 -8.04%
Gatwick - 1 - -
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 116 (84.06%) Software Engineering
2 95 (68.84%) C++
3 82 (59.42%) C#
4 79 (57.25%) Windows
5 74 (53.62%) .NET
6 68 (49.28%) C
7 64 (46.38%) SQL
8 60 (43.48%) Linux
9 59 (42.75%) Java
9 59 (42.75%) Agile Software Development
10 51 (36.96%) Visual Studio
11 38 (27.54%) XML
12 33 (23.91%) Android
13 32 (23.19%) SQL Server
14 29 (21.01%) Degree
14 29 (21.01%) MFC
15 28 (20.29%) Project Management
16 24 (17.39%) Unit Testing
17 20 (14.49%) Continuous Integration
18 19 (13.77%) MVC
19 17 (12.32%) Scrum
20 16 (11.59%) Microsoft
20 16 (11.59%) Embedded C++
20 16 (11.59%) ASP.NET
20 16 (11.59%) TDD
21 14 (10.14%) OO
21 14 (10.14%) ASP.NET MVC
22 13 (9.42%) Software Testing
22 13 (9.42%) WPF
22 13 (9.42%) Finance

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 4 (2.90%) MS Exchange
1 4 (2.90%) SharePoint
1 4 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (2.90%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (1.45%) CMS
2 2 (1.45%) IIS
3 1 (0.72%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (7.97%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (2.90%) IaaS
2 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.45%) Office 365
3 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.35%) DHCP
1 6 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.90%) DNS
2 4 (2.90%) Ethernet
2 4 (2.90%) HTTP
3 2 (1.45%) 802.15
3 2 (1.45%) Internet
3 2 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.45%) Wireless
3 2 (1.45%) Bluetooth
3 2 (1.45%) LAN
3 2 (1.45%) WAN
3 2 (1.45%) ZigBee
4 1 (0.72%) Modbus
4 1 (0.72%) Profibus
4 1 (0.72%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (23.19%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.62%) MySQL
3 2 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.72%) MarkLogic
4 1 (0.72%) SQLite
4 1 (0.72%) DB2
4 1 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.72%) Easytrieve
Development Applications
1 51 (36.96%) Visual Studio
2 9 (6.52%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (3.62%) Subversion
4 4 (2.90%) LabVIEW
4 4 (2.90%) VectorCAST
5 3 (2.17%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.45%) JUnit
6 2 (1.45%) jMock
6 2 (1.45%) Mockito
7 1 (0.72%) WiX
7 1 (0.72%) JIRA
7 1 (0.72%) PVCS
General
1 13 (9.42%) Finance
2 10 (7.25%) Military
2 10 (7.25%) Aerospace
2 10 (7.25%) Telecoms
2 10 (7.25%) Marketing
2 10 (7.25%) Banking
2 10 (7.25%) Investment Banking
3 9 (6.52%) Avionics
4 8 (5.80%) Electronics
5 4 (2.90%) Games
6 3 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (53.62%) .NET
2 38 (27.54%) XML
3 29 (21.01%) MFC
4 16 (11.59%) ASP.NET
5 14 (10.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (9.42%) WPF
7 11 (7.97%) .NET Framework
8 10 (7.25%) WinForms
9 9 (6.52%) JSF
9 9 (6.52%) HTML
10 8 (5.80%) CSS
11 7 (5.07%) Spring
11 7 (5.07%) SOAP
11 7 (5.07%) Web Services
12 6 (4.35%) Middleware
12 6 (4.35%) jQuery
13 5 (3.62%) RESTful
13 5 (3.62%) JSP
14 4 (2.90%) Servlets
14 4 (2.90%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.52%) Computer Science
1 9 (6.52%) Chip and PIN
1 9 (6.52%) Device Driver
1 9 (6.52%) Management Information System
2 8 (5.80%) Embedded Systems
3 7 (5.07%) SCADA
4 6 (4.35%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.45%) PKI
5 2 (1.45%) User Experience
5 2 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.72%) DataPower
6 1 (0.72%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.72%) VHDL
6 1 (0.72%) Verilog
6 1 (0.72%) PMI
6 1 (0.72%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 79 (57.25%) Windows
2 60 (43.48%) Linux
3 33 (23.91%) Android
4 10 (7.25%) VxWorks
5 5 (3.62%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.45%) UNIX
9 1 (0.72%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (84.06%) Software Engineering
2 59 (42.75%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (20.29%) Project Management
4 24 (17.39%) Unit Testing
5 20 (14.49%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (13.77%) MVC
7 17 (12.32%) Scrum
8 16 (11.59%) TDD
9 14 (10.14%) OO
10 13 (9.42%) Software Testing
11 11 (7.97%) Embedded Software Development
11 11 (7.97%) Integration Testing
12 10 (7.25%) Configuration Management
13 9 (6.52%) Information Management
13 9 (6.52%) Requirements Management
13 9 (6.52%) Communications Security
14 7 (5.07%) Multithreading
15 6 (4.35%) OOD
15 6 (4.35%) Waterfall
16 5 (3.62%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 95 (68.84%) C++
2 82 (59.42%) C#
3 68 (49.28%) C
4 64 (46.38%) SQL
5 59 (42.75%) Java
6 16 (11.59%) Embedded C++
7 9 (6.52%) JavaScript
8 6 (4.35%) VB
8 6 (4.35%) Ada
9 5 (3.62%) Embedded C
10 3 (2.17%) XPath
10 3 (2.17%) XQuery
11 1 (0.72%) COBOL
11 1 (0.72%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.72%) JCL
11 1 (0.72%) REXX
Qualifications
1 29 (21.01%) Degree
2 5 (3.62%) SC Cleared
2 5 (3.62%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.90%) MCP
3 4 (2.90%) MCSE
3 4 (2.90%) MCSA
3 4 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.90%) ISEB
4 1 (0.72%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.52%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.72%) ISO 9000
2 1 (0.72%) TickIT
System Software
1 6 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.90%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (2.90%) SCCM
2 1 (0.72%) Control-M
Vendors
1 16 (11.59%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.62%) IBM
3 4 (2.90%) Oracle
3 4 (2.90%) VMware
4 3 (2.17%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.45%) Citrix
6 1 (0.72%) Pega
6 1 (0.72%) Syncsort
6 1 (0.72%) Mercator
6 1 (0.72%) QNX
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