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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 32 66 49
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 76 56 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 6.30% 4.03% 4.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.57% 4.13% 4.75%
Number of salaries quoted 76 44 52
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £46,750 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
1156 1356 1159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 95.85% 97.69% 99.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1063 1171 1007
Median salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 30 September 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 30 September 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
Burgess Hill +1 26 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Gatwick +7 9 £51,500 +98.07%
Horsham +22 6 £27,500 -31.25%
Crawley -4 5 £54,500 +23.86%
Worthing +6 4 £46,500 +9.41%
East Grinstead +7 1 £21,500 -57.00%
Littlehampton - 1 £22,500 -
Pulborough - 1 £45,000 - 1
Software Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 193 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 132 (68.39%) C++
3 127 (65.80%) Agile Software Development
4 106 (54.92%) C#
5 80 (41.45%) SQL
6 69 (35.75%) Java
7 67 (34.72%) TDD
8 57 (29.53%) Windows
9 56 (29.02%) Degree
10 55 (28.50%) Multithreading
11 53 (27.46%) Web Services
12 50 (25.91%) JavaScript
13 47 (24.35%) REST
14 46 (23.83%) HTML
15 45 (23.32%) CSS
16 44 (22.80%) Games
17 41 (21.24%) .NET
17 41 (21.24%) Computer Science
18 38 (19.69%) XML
18 38 (19.69%) Linux
18 38 (19.69%) UML
19 36 (18.65%) JSON
20 35 (18.13%) OOD
21 33 (17.10%) OOA/OOD
21 33 (17.10%) XSLT
22 30 (15.54%) C
23 27 (13.99%) Oracle
23 27 (13.99%) WCF
24 26 (13.47%) Relational Database
24 26 (13.47%) Visual Studio

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 9 (4.66%) Apache
1 9 (4.66%) WebLogic
2 7 (3.63%) Tomcat
3 6 (3.11%) CICS
4 1 (0.52%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 6 (3.11%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.04%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.22%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.07%) NFC
3 1 (0.52%) Modbus
3 1 (0.52%) Profibus
3 1 (0.52%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (13.47%) Relational Database
2 16 (8.29%) Oracle Database
3 9 (4.66%) MySQL
4 7 (3.63%) SQL Server
5 6 (3.11%) DB2
6 2 (1.04%) GIS
6 2 (1.04%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.52%) Easytrieve
7 1 (0.52%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.52%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (13.47%) Visual Studio
2 19 (9.84%) Jenkins
3 10 (5.18%) Subversion
4 9 (4.66%) Cucumber
4 9 (4.66%) JUnit
5 8 (4.15%) Maven
6 7 (3.63%) Git (software)
7 6 (3.11%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.55%) Grunt
8 3 (1.55%) gulp
8 3 (1.55%) JIRA
8 3 (1.55%) MSBuild
8 3 (1.55%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (1.04%) Gradle
10 1 (0.52%) XPEDITER
General
1 44 (22.80%) Games
2 23 (11.92%) Finance
3 17 (8.81%) Aerospace
4 15 (7.77%) Financial Institution
5 7 (3.63%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.11%) Electronics
7 3 (1.55%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (27.46%) Web Services
2 47 (24.35%) REST
3 46 (23.83%) HTML
4 45 (23.32%) CSS
5 41 (21.24%) .NET
6 38 (19.69%) XML
7 36 (18.65%) JSON
8 33 (17.10%) XSLT
9 27 (13.99%) WCF
10 22 (11.40%) .NET Framework
10 22 (11.40%) MFC
11 19 (9.84%) OpenGL
11 19 (9.84%) SOAP
12 18 (9.33%) DirectX
13 14 (7.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 14 (7.25%) STL
14 13 (6.74%) Spring
14 13 (6.74%) WPF
15 12 (6.22%) ASP.NET
15 12 (6.22%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 41 (21.24%) Computer Science
2 14 (7.25%) Mathematics
3 13 (6.74%) Visualisation
4 12 (6.22%) Physics
5 10 (5.18%) 3D Graphics
6 8 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (3.63%) Embedded Systems
7 7 (3.63%) Mainframe
8 6 (3.11%) Statistics
9 3 (1.55%) IBM Mainframe
9 3 (1.55%) VSAM
10 2 (1.04%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.04%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.04%) Device Driver
10 2 (1.04%) Social Media
11 1 (0.52%) CAN bus
11 1 (0.52%) Contactless
11 1 (0.52%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 57 (29.53%) Windows
2 38 (19.69%) Linux
3 12 (6.22%) VxWorks
4 10 (5.18%) Windows XP
5 7 (3.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (3.63%) Unix
6 6 (3.11%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 127 (65.80%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (34.72%) TDD
4 55 (28.50%) Multithreading
5 38 (19.69%) UML
6 35 (18.13%) OOD
7 33 (17.10%) OOA/OOD
8 24 (12.44%) Scrum
8 24 (12.44%) Validation
9 20 (10.36%) Unit Testing
10 19 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (8.81%) SDLC
12 15 (7.77%) OO
13 14 (7.25%) SOA
14 12 (6.22%) Computer Vision
15 11 (5.70%) BDD
16 10 (5.18%) 3D Programming
16 10 (5.18%) Data Visualisation
16 10 (5.18%) Virtual Environments
17 8 (4.15%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 132 (68.39%) C++
2 106 (54.92%) C#
3 80 (41.45%) SQL
4 69 (35.75%) Java
5 50 (25.91%) JavaScript
6 30 (15.54%) C
7 10 (5.18%) C++/CLI
7 10 (5.18%) HLSL
7 10 (5.18%) T-SQL
8 8 (4.15%) Assembly Language
9 7 (3.63%) COBOL
10 4 (2.07%) Embedded C
10 4 (2.07%) JCL
11 3 (1.55%) Embedded C++
11 3 (1.55%) REXX
12 2 (1.04%) CLIST
12 2 (1.04%) Scala
13 1 (0.52%) Fortran
13 1 (0.52%) Groovy
13 1 (0.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 56 (29.02%) Degree
2 11 (5.70%) PhD
3 1 (0.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.22%) DICOM
2 2 (1.04%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.52%) Control-M
Vendors
1 27 (13.99%) Oracle
2 12 (6.22%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.63%) IBM
3 7 (3.63%) Red Hat
4 4 (2.07%) Progress
5 3 (1.55%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.55%) HP
6 2 (1.04%) TSYS
7 1 (0.52%) Rally
7 1 (0.52%) Syncsort
West Sussex
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Pulborough
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
West Sussex
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago