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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 32 27 35
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 66 74 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 5.83% 6.73% 5.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.97% 6.94% 5.65%
Number of salaries quoted 62 72 85
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
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
1105 1067 1505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 97.53% 97.09% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 967 973 1337
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 October 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 October 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 +13 26 £35,000 +27.27% 1
Crawley -16 22 £42,500 - 1
Burgess Hill +4 13 £42,500 -10.52%
Haywards Heath - 11 £42,500 -
Worthing +5 5 £42,500 - 3
Chichester -14 2 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 114 (84.44%) Software Engineering
2 89 (65.93%) C++
3 76 (56.30%) C#
4 70 (51.85%) SQL
5 69 (51.11%) .NET
5 69 (51.11%) Windows
6 66 (48.89%) C
7 59 (43.70%) Java
8 54 (40.00%) Visual Studio
9 53 (39.26%) Linux
10 48 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
11 38 (28.15%) XML
12 30 (22.22%) SQL Server
12 30 (22.22%) Android
13 26 (19.26%) MFC
14 25 (18.52%) Project Management
15 24 (17.78%) MVC
16 22 (16.30%) Degree
17 21 (15.56%) ASP.NET
18 19 (14.07%) Unit Testing
18 19 (14.07%) ASP.NET MVC
19 17 (12.59%) JavaScript
20 15 (11.11%) TDD
21 13 (9.63%) Embedded Systems
21 13 (9.63%) HTML
21 13 (9.63%) ISO 9001
22 12 (8.89%) Microsoft
23 11 (8.15%) Embedded C++
24 10 (7.41%) CSS
25 9 (6.67%) SOAP

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (2.96%) Apache
1 4 (2.96%) SharePoint
1 4 (2.96%) MS Exchange
1 4 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (2.96%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (2.22%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.48%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.48%) IIS
3 2 (1.48%) JBoss
3 2 (1.48%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.48%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.74%) MQSeries
Applications
1 6 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.48%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.96%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (2.96%) IaaS
2 2 (1.48%) Office 365
2 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.93%) TCP/IP
2 7 (5.19%) Ethernet
3 6 (4.44%) DHCP
4 4 (2.96%) LAN
4 4 (2.96%) WAN
4 4 (2.96%) DNS
4 4 (2.96%) HTTP
4 4 (2.96%) Wireless
5 2 (1.48%) ZigBee
5 2 (1.48%) SNMP
5 2 (1.48%) Profibus
5 2 (1.48%) Internet
5 2 (1.48%) 802.15
5 2 (1.48%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.48%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.74%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.19%) MySQL
3 2 (1.48%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.74%) DB2
4 1 (0.74%) Easytrieve
4 1 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.74%) SQLite
4 1 (0.74%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 54 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 8 (5.93%) Subversion
3 4 (2.96%) PVCS
3 4 (2.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (2.96%) LabVIEW
3 4 (2.96%) VectorCAST
4 3 (2.22%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.48%) JUnit
5 2 (1.48%) NetBeans
5 2 (1.48%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.48%) Maven
5 2 (1.48%) StarTeam
5 2 (1.48%) JIRA
6 1 (0.74%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.74%) CppUnit
6 1 (0.74%) FxCop
6 1 (0.74%) WiX
6 1 (0.74%) GoogleTest
General
1 8 (5.93%) Electronics
2 6 (4.44%) Finance
2 6 (4.44%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.70%) Banking
3 5 (3.70%) Investment Banking
3 5 (3.70%) Marketing
4 4 (2.96%) Aerospace
5 3 (2.22%) Games
6 2 (1.48%) Military
6 2 (1.48%) Avionics
7 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (51.11%) .NET
2 38 (28.15%) XML
3 26 (19.26%) MFC
4 21 (15.56%) ASP.NET
5 19 (14.07%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (9.63%) HTML
7 10 (7.41%) CSS
8 9 (6.67%) SOAP
9 8 (5.93%) Servlets
9 8 (5.93%) Ajax
10 7 (5.19%) WPF
10 7 (5.19%) RESTful
10 7 (5.19%) JSP
11 6 (4.44%) jQuery
11 6 (4.44%) .NET Framework
11 6 (4.44%) JSON
11 6 (4.44%) Spring
12 5 (3.70%) WinForms
13 4 (2.96%) Qt
13 4 (2.96%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.63%) Embedded Systems
2 9 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.44%) SCADA
4 3 (2.22%) Mathematics
4 3 (2.22%) User Experience
5 2 (1.48%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.48%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.48%) PKI
5 2 (1.48%) GIS
5 2 (1.48%) Clustering
6 1 (0.74%) VHDL
6 1 (0.74%) Verilog
6 1 (0.74%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.74%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.74%) DataPower
6 1 (0.74%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 69 (51.11%) Windows
2 53 (39.26%) Linux
3 30 (22.22%) Android
4 5 (3.70%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.22%) VxWorks
7 2 (1.48%) Nucleus RTOS
7 2 (1.48%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (84.44%) Software Engineering
2 48 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (18.52%) Project Management
4 24 (17.78%) MVC
5 19 (14.07%) Unit Testing
6 15 (11.11%) TDD
7 9 (6.67%) Scrum
7 9 (6.67%) UML
8 8 (5.93%) OO
8 8 (5.93%) Embedded Software Development
9 7 (5.19%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (5.19%) Validation
10 6 (4.44%) OOP
10 6 (4.44%) OOD
10 6 (4.44%) Configuration Management
11 5 (3.70%) Web Development
12 4 (2.96%) Multithreading
12 4 (2.96%) Manual Testing
12 4 (2.96%) Software Testing
12 4 (2.96%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 89 (65.93%) C++
2 76 (56.30%) C#
3 70 (51.85%) SQL
4 66 (48.89%) C
5 59 (43.70%) Java
6 17 (12.59%) JavaScript
7 11 (8.15%) Embedded C++
8 7 (5.19%) Embedded C
8 7 (5.19%) VB
9 2 (1.48%) Ada
10 1 (0.74%) REXX
10 1 (0.74%) JCL
10 1 (0.74%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.74%) VB6
10 1 (0.74%) Ruby
10 1 (0.74%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.74%) Python
10 1 (0.74%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 22 (16.30%) Degree
2 6 (4.44%) SC Cleared
2 6 (4.44%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.96%) MCP
3 4 (2.96%) MCSE
3 4 (2.96%) MCSA
3 4 (2.96%) ISEB
3 4 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.48%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (1.48%) OCPJP
4 2 (1.48%) OCMJD
4 2 (1.48%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.63%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.48%) IEC 61508
2 2 (1.48%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 6 (4.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.96%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (2.96%) SCCM
2 1 (0.74%) Control-M
Vendors
1 12 (8.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.19%) Oracle
3 5 (3.70%) IBM
4 4 (2.96%) VMware
5 3 (2.22%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.48%) Sun
6 2 (1.48%) Citrix
7 1 (0.74%) Google
7 1 (0.74%) Pega
7 1 (0.74%) Syncsort
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