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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
South East / West Sussex
Rank 58 29 32
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 40 97 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 3.74% 9.14% 8.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.87% 9.32% 8.37%
Number of salaries quoted 39 90 76
Median salary £44,738 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.51% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
1033 1041 1003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 96.63% 98.11% 97.38%
Number of salaries quoted 886 961 885
Median salary £43,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.81% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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
Gatwick +3 12 £40,000 -24.52%
Worthing -6 10 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Crawley -22 6 £45,000 +16.88%
Horsham +1 5 £37,500 +41.50%
Burgess Hill +5 3 £45,000 +2.85% 1
Haywards Heath - 2 £39,000 -
Software Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 91 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 64 (70.33%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (58.24%) C#
4 52 (57.14%) C++
5 38 (41.76%) Windows
6 32 (35.16%) .NET
7 26 (28.57%) Degree
8 25 (27.47%) UML
9 23 (25.27%) SQL
10 22 (24.18%) Visual Studio
11 21 (23.08%) Java
12 18 (19.78%) Finance
12 18 (19.78%) Computer Science
13 17 (18.68%) .NET Framework
13 17 (18.68%) TDD
14 16 (17.58%) HTML
14 16 (17.58%) Oracle
14 16 (17.58%) Scrum
15 15 (16.48%) Unit Testing
16 14 (15.38%) Web Services
17 13 (14.29%) ASP.NET
18 12 (13.19%) MVC
18 12 (13.19%) Multithreading
19 11 (12.09%) Continuous Integration
19 11 (12.09%) Financial Institution
19 11 (12.09%) JavaScript
19 11 (12.09%) C
19 11 (12.09%) Linux
20 10 (10.99%) CSS
20 10 (10.99%) REST

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 6 (6.59%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.10%) Apache
2 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (5.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.49%) RS-485
2 4 (4.40%) DHCP
2 4 (4.40%) DNS
2 4 (4.40%) Ethernet
2 4 (4.40%) PPP
2 4 (4.40%) RS-232
2 4 (4.40%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.20%) Internet
3 2 (2.20%) NFC
4 1 (1.10%) Modbus
4 1 (1.10%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.99%) Relational Database
2 9 (9.89%) SQL Server
3 7 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 5 (5.49%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.30%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.30%) MySQL
6 2 (2.20%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 22 (24.18%) Visual Studio
2 7 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.40%) Cucumber
3 4 (4.40%) JIRA
3 4 (4.40%) JUnit
4 3 (3.30%) Grunt
4 3 (3.30%) gulp
4 3 (3.30%) Maven
5 2 (2.20%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.20%) MSTest
5 2 (2.20%) NUnit
5 2 (2.20%) StarTeam
5 2 (2.20%) Subversion
General
1 18 (19.78%) Finance
2 11 (12.09%) Financial Institution
3 8 (8.79%) Games
4 6 (6.59%) Electronics
5 2 (2.20%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.20%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (35.16%) .NET
2 17 (18.68%) .NET Framework
3 16 (17.58%) HTML
4 14 (15.38%) Web Services
5 13 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 10 (10.99%) CSS
6 10 (10.99%) REST
7 9 (9.89%) AngularJS
7 9 (9.89%) ASP.NET Web API
7 9 (9.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 9 (9.89%) MFC
7 9 (9.89%) SOAP
7 9 (9.89%) STL
8 8 (8.79%) XML
9 7 (7.69%) Entity Framework
9 7 (7.69%) JSON
9 7 (7.69%) Middleware
9 7 (7.69%) Spring
9 7 (7.69%) WCF
10 6 (6.59%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.78%) Computer Science
2 9 (9.89%) Embedded Systems
3 7 (7.69%) Visualisation
4 6 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.49%) Mathematics
5 5 (5.49%) Physics
6 3 (3.30%) 3D Graphics
6 3 (3.30%) Statistics
7 2 (2.20%) Internet of Things
7 2 (2.20%) Social Media
8 1 (1.10%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.10%) CAN bus
8 1 (1.10%) Contactless
8 1 (1.10%) Robotics
8 1 (1.10%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 38 (41.76%) Windows
2 11 (12.09%) Linux
3 4 (4.40%) Unix
4 3 (3.30%) VMS
5 2 (2.20%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 64 (70.33%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (27.47%) UML
4 17 (18.68%) TDD
5 16 (17.58%) Scrum
6 15 (16.48%) Unit Testing
7 12 (13.19%) Multithreading
7 12 (13.19%) MVC
8 11 (12.09%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (6.59%) BDD
9 6 (6.59%) Systems Analysis
10 5 (5.49%) DevOps
10 5 (5.49%) MVVM
10 5 (5.49%) Open Source
10 5 (5.49%) People Management
10 5 (5.49%) Validation
10 5 (5.49%) Waterfall
11 4 (4.40%) Integration Testing
11 4 (4.40%) Multithreaded Programming
11 4 (4.40%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 53 (58.24%) C#
2 52 (57.14%) C++
3 23 (25.27%) SQL
4 21 (23.08%) Java
5 11 (12.09%) C
5 11 (12.09%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.40%) Embedded C
7 3 (3.30%) HLSL
7 3 (3.30%) Scala
8 2 (2.20%) VC++
9 1 (1.10%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.10%) Fortran
9 1 (1.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (28.57%) Degree
2 6 (6.59%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.30%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (4.40%) Firmware
Vendors
1 16 (17.58%) Oracle
2 7 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.20%) Mercator
4 1 (1.10%) Red Hat
Worthing, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + 10% Pension
Posted: 7 hours ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k - £55k per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits: Life insurance, share scheme, work flexibility
Posted: 13 days ago