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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 31 23 39
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 90 105 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 8.12% 9.33% 5.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.33% 9.73% 5.45%
Number of salaries quoted 86 98 43
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 £26,500 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £52,000
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
1081 1079 1230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 97.56% 95.91% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 934 945 1061
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -8 30 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Horsham -8 24 £26,500 -24.28%
Worthing +10 23 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Burgess Hill +2 5 £38,750 -22.50%
Chichester +9 1 £22,000 -
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 172 (98.85%) Software Engineering
2 111 (63.79%) C++
3 79 (45.40%) Java
4 71 (40.80%) Agile Software Development
5 66 (37.93%) C#
6 60 (34.48%) XML
7 59 (33.91%) JavaScript
8 56 (32.18%) SQL
9 55 (31.61%) .NET
10 53 (30.46%) Linux
11 52 (29.89%) C
12 49 (28.16%) OO
13 48 (27.59%) Windows
14 46 (26.44%) UML
15 38 (21.84%) Ajax
16 37 (21.26%) Degree
16 37 (21.26%) HTML
17 36 (20.69%) Visual Studio
17 36 (20.69%) OOD
18 35 (20.11%) MVC
19 33 (18.97%) Apache
20 32 (18.39%) Oracle
20 32 (18.39%) JSP
21 30 (17.24%) Servlets
21 30 (17.24%) MySQL
21 30 (17.24%) Tomcat
21 30 (17.24%) Web Development
21 30 (17.24%) Spring
21 30 (17.24%) Computer Science
22 29 (16.67%) Unit Testing

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 33 (18.97%) Apache
2 30 (17.24%) Tomcat
3 12 (6.90%) WebSphere
4 9 (5.17%) GlassFish
4 9 (5.17%) WebLogic
4 9 (5.17%) JBoss
5 2 (1.15%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.15%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (1.15%) CMS
6 1 (0.57%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (1.15%) MS Office
2 1 (0.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.15%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.87%) Ethernet
2 4 (2.30%) SNMP
3 3 (1.72%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.15%) LAN
4 2 (1.15%) WAN
4 2 (1.15%) Wireless
4 2 (1.15%) Profibus
5 1 (0.57%) Modbus
5 1 (0.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (17.24%) MySQL
2 23 (13.22%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.02%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.72%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (1.72%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.57%) Easytrieve
6 1 (0.57%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.57%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.57%) DB2
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 36 (20.69%) Visual Studio
2 16 (9.20%) Subversion
3 14 (8.05%) Maven
4 13 (7.47%) JUnit
5 9 (5.17%) Eclipse
5 9 (5.17%) NetBeans
6 7 (4.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 7 (4.02%) Git (software)
7 6 (3.45%) PVCS
8 5 (2.87%) StarTeam
9 4 (2.30%) JIRA
9 4 (2.30%) ReSharper
9 4 (2.30%) FxCop
10 3 (1.72%) NUnit
10 3 (1.72%) dotCover
11 2 (1.15%) VectorCAST
11 2 (1.15%) LabVIEW
11 2 (1.15%) Bugzilla
12 1 (0.57%) MSTest
12 1 (0.57%) WiX
General
1 18 (10.34%) Telecoms
2 12 (6.90%) Electronics
3 9 (5.17%) Finance
4 7 (4.02%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.45%) Aerospace
6 4 (2.30%) Military
7 3 (1.72%) Avionics
7 3 (1.72%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (34.48%) XML
2 55 (31.61%) .NET
3 38 (21.84%) Ajax
4 37 (21.26%) HTML
5 32 (18.39%) JSP
6 30 (17.24%) Servlets
6 30 (17.24%) Spring
7 26 (14.94%) J2EE
7 26 (14.94%) JSON
8 23 (13.22%) HTML5
9 18 (10.34%) RabbitMQ
9 18 (10.34%) ASP.NET
10 17 (9.77%) Spring MVC
10 17 (9.77%) jQuery
11 15 (8.62%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (8.62%) J2SE
12 14 (8.05%) MFC
13 13 (7.47%) JMS
14 11 (6.32%) Web Services
14 11 (6.32%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 30 (17.24%) Computer Science
2 21 (12.07%) Embedded Systems
3 14 (8.05%) GIS
4 9 (5.17%) Clustering
5 6 (3.45%) Visualisation
6 4 (2.30%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.30%) User Experience
7 3 (1.72%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.15%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.57%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.57%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.57%) Social Media
9 1 (0.57%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.57%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 53 (30.46%) Linux
2 48 (27.59%) Windows
3 21 (12.07%) VxWorks
4 18 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (5.75%) Android
6 3 (1.72%) UNIX
7 2 (1.15%) Windows CE
7 2 (1.15%) Nucleus RTOS
8 1 (0.57%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (98.85%) Software Engineering
2 71 (40.80%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (28.16%) OO
4 46 (26.44%) UML
5 36 (20.69%) OOD
6 35 (20.11%) MVC
7 30 (17.24%) Web Development
8 29 (16.67%) Unit Testing
9 26 (14.94%) TDD
10 15 (8.62%) OOP
11 13 (7.47%) AOP
12 10 (5.75%) Project Management
13 9 (5.17%) Load Balancing
14 7 (4.02%) ETL
15 6 (3.45%) Multithreading
16 5 (2.87%) Scrum
16 5 (2.87%) Software Testing
17 4 (2.30%) Requirements Analysis
17 4 (2.30%) Continuous Integration
17 4 (2.30%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 111 (63.79%) C++
2 79 (45.40%) Java
3 66 (37.93%) C#
4 59 (33.91%) JavaScript
5 56 (32.18%) SQL
6 52 (29.89%) C
7 22 (12.64%) Embedded C
8 17 (9.77%) Embedded C++
9 5 (2.87%) VB
9 5 (2.87%) Ruby
10 4 (2.30%) Ada
10 4 (2.30%) VB6
10 4 (2.30%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.72%) Python
11 3 (1.72%) Delphi
12 2 (1.15%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.57%) XPath
13 1 (0.57%) XQuery
13 1 (0.57%) REXX
13 1 (0.57%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 37 (21.26%) Degree
2 15 (8.62%) Security Cleared
3 14 (8.05%) SC Cleared
4 9 (5.17%) Oracle Certification
4 9 (5.17%) OCPJP
4 9 (5.17%) OCMJD
5 2 (1.15%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.15%) HND
5 2 (1.15%) ISEB
6 1 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.45%) ISO 9001
2 4 (2.30%) QA
2 4 (2.30%) IEC 61508
3 2 (1.15%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 1 (0.57%) Control-M
Vendors
1 32 (18.39%) Oracle
2 18 (10.34%) Red Hat
3 9 (5.17%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.17%) Sun
4 3 (1.72%) IBM
5 2 (1.15%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.15%) Ektron
5 2 (1.15%) Adobe
5 2 (1.15%) Vignette
6 1 (0.57%) Google
6 1 (0.57%) Pega
6 1 (0.57%) Syncsort
6 1 (0.57%) iRise
Crawley
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago