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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 25 27 37
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 119 112 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 9.68% 8.10% 5.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.85% 8.45% 6.01%
Number of salaries quoted 118 96 61
Average salary £41,000 £47,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.68% +30.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £35,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £48,000
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
1208 1325 1431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 98.29% 95.88% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1070 1160 1188
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 -2 42 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Horsham +1 20 £26,500 -47.00% 4
Worthing +15 17 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Burgess Hill +4 13 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Gatwick -6 1 £40,000 -27.27%
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 211 (99.06%) Software Engineering
2 114 (53.52%) Java
3 107 (50.23%) C++
4 97 (45.54%) Agile Software Development
5 78 (36.62%) JavaScript
6 75 (35.21%) Linux
7 66 (30.99%) XML
8 65 (30.52%) SQL
9 59 (27.70%) Degree
10 58 (27.23%) HTML
11 57 (26.76%) OO
12 56 (26.29%) C#
12 56 (26.29%) Computer Science
13 55 (25.82%) Windows
14 54 (25.35%) UML
15 52 (24.41%) OOD
16 47 (22.07%) Ajax
17 46 (21.60%) Apache
17 46 (21.60%) Oracle
18 45 (21.13%) MySQL
18 45 (21.13%) Web Development
19 43 (20.19%) JSP
20 42 (19.72%) Visual Studio
21 41 (19.25%) Spring
22 40 (18.78%) Tomcat
23 39 (18.31%) Servlets
23 39 (18.31%) Finance
23 39 (18.31%) HTML5
24 38 (17.84%) .NET
25 37 (17.37%) MVC

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 46 (21.60%) Apache
2 40 (18.78%) Tomcat
3 27 (12.68%) WebSphere
4 20 (9.39%) WebLogic
5 7 (3.29%) JBoss
5 7 (3.29%) GlassFish
6 5 (2.35%) Jetty
7 2 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.94%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (0.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.94%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.94%) Ethernet
1 2 (0.94%) SNMP
1 2 (0.94%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.47%) Internet
2 1 (0.47%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (21.13%) MySQL
2 24 (11.27%) SQL Server
3 15 (7.04%) Oracle Database
4 10 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (4.23%) Relational Database
6 8 (3.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.41%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (1.41%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.47%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 42 (19.72%) Visual Studio
2 16 (7.51%) JUnit
3 15 (7.04%) Oracle Forms
4 14 (6.57%) Eclipse
5 13 (6.10%) Subversion
6 12 (5.63%) Maven
7 7 (3.29%) NetBeans
8 5 (2.35%) Cucumber
8 5 (2.35%) jMock
9 4 (1.88%) Git (software)
10 3 (1.41%) NUnit
10 3 (1.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (1.41%) dotCover
10 3 (1.41%) FxCop
10 3 (1.41%) StarTeam
10 3 (1.41%) ReSharper
11 2 (0.94%) JIRA
11 2 (0.94%) Selenium
11 2 (0.94%) PVCS
11 2 (0.94%) LabVIEW
General
1 39 (18.31%) Finance
2 30 (14.08%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.76%) Aerospace
4 7 (3.29%) Games
5 5 (2.35%) Electronics
6 3 (1.41%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.94%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (30.99%) XML
2 58 (27.23%) HTML
3 47 (22.07%) Ajax
4 43 (20.19%) JSP
5 41 (19.25%) Spring
6 39 (18.31%) Servlets
6 39 (18.31%) HTML5
7 38 (17.84%) .NET
8 34 (15.96%) J2EE
9 32 (15.02%) JSON
10 30 (14.08%) Spring MVC
10 30 (14.08%) RabbitMQ
11 27 (12.68%) jQuery
12 26 (12.21%) Web Services
13 20 (9.39%) J2SE
14 16 (7.51%) JMS
15 14 (6.57%) MFC
15 14 (6.57%) CSS
16 12 (5.63%) ASP.NET
17 11 (5.16%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 56 (26.29%) Computer Science
2 19 (8.92%) Embedded Systems
3 17 (7.98%) GIS
3 17 (7.98%) Mathematics
4 15 (7.04%) Data Structures
5 8 (3.76%) Algorithms
6 7 (3.29%) Clustering
6 7 (3.29%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.88%) User Experience
8 3 (1.41%) Device Driver
9 2 (0.94%) iPad
9 2 (0.94%) Social Media
10 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.47%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 75 (35.21%) Linux
2 55 (25.82%) Windows
3 30 (14.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 29 (13.62%) VxWorks
5 18 (8.45%) UNIX
6 3 (1.41%) Android
7 2 (0.94%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (99.06%) Software Engineering
2 97 (45.54%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (26.76%) OO
4 54 (25.35%) UML
5 52 (24.41%) OOD
6 45 (21.13%) Web Development
7 37 (17.37%) MVC
8 22 (10.33%) Unit Testing
9 21 (9.86%) TDD
10 13 (6.10%) Multithreading
11 11 (5.16%) AOP
12 10 (4.69%) ETL
12 10 (4.69%) Configuration Management
12 10 (4.69%) Validation
13 8 (3.76%) Requirements Analysis
13 8 (3.76%) OOP
14 7 (3.29%) Software Testing
14 7 (3.29%) Load Balancing
15 6 (2.82%) Mentoring
16 5 (2.35%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 114 (53.52%) Java
2 107 (50.23%) C++
3 78 (36.62%) JavaScript
4 65 (30.52%) SQL
5 56 (26.29%) C#
6 35 (16.43%) C
7 22 (10.33%) Embedded C
8 19 (8.92%) Embedded C++
9 17 (7.98%) PL/SQL
10 12 (5.63%) COBOL
11 6 (2.82%) Assembly Language
12 4 (1.88%) Ruby
13 3 (1.41%) VB6
13 3 (1.41%) Delphi
13 3 (1.41%) VB
13 3 (1.41%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.41%) Python
14 2 (0.94%) Ada
15 1 (0.47%) Pascal
15 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 59 (27.70%) Degree
2 13 (6.10%) Security Cleared
3 12 (5.63%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.29%) OCPJP
4 7 (3.29%) OCMJD
4 7 (3.29%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (0.94%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.47%) HNC
6 1 (0.47%) ISEB
6 1 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.47%) IC3 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.82%) QA
2 2 (0.94%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 14 (6.57%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (4.23%) Firmware
3 2 (0.94%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.94%) KVM
Vendors
1 46 (21.60%) Oracle
2 30 (14.08%) Red Hat
3 17 (7.98%) Microsoft
4 8 (3.76%) Progress
5 7 (3.29%) Sun
5 7 (3.29%) Pega
6 5 (2.35%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.94%) Google
7 2 (0.94%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.94%) Ektron
7 2 (0.94%) Adobe
7 2 (0.94%) Vignette
7 2 (0.94%) Apple
8 1 (0.47%) IBM
8 1 (0.47%) iRise
West Sussex
Stem Graduates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £23,000 to £30,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £20,000 to £30,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Gold Group
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefit Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Worthing
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago