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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 44 31 48
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 65 76 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 5.33% 6.82% 3.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.47% 7.04% 4.11%
Number of salaries quoted 63 57 54
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
1188 1079 1363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 97.46% 96.86% 95.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1042 956 1156
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +4 22 £35,000 +27.27% 2
Crawley -21 19 £42,500 +1.79% 1
Burgess Hill +4 16 £46,250 +2.77% 1
Haywards Heath - 7 £42,500 -
Worthing -9 3 £40,000 -8.04% 1
Gatwick - 1 - -
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 123 (83.67%) Software Engineering
2 102 (69.39%) C++
3 92 (62.59%) C#
4 84 (57.14%) .NET
5 83 (56.46%) Windows
6 68 (46.26%) SQL
7 67 (45.58%) C
8 58 (39.46%) Linux
9 57 (38.78%) Java
10 53 (36.05%) Visual Studio
11 39 (26.53%) XML
12 36 (24.49%) SQL Server
13 33 (22.45%) Android
14 31 (21.09%) Degree
15 29 (19.73%) MFC
16 28 (19.05%) Project Management
17 25 (17.01%) Unit Testing
18 22 (14.97%) Continuous Integration
18 22 (14.97%) OO
19 21 (14.29%) Microsoft
19 21 (14.29%) TDD
20 20 (13.61%) Scrum
20 20 (13.61%) Agile Software Development
20 20 (13.61%) MVC
21 19 (12.93%) Embedded C++
22 18 (12.24%) WPF
23 17 (11.56%) Finance
23 17 (11.56%) ASP.NET
24 15 (10.20%) ASP.NET MVC
25 14 (9.52%) .NET Framework

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (2.72%) SharePoint
1 4 (2.72%) MS Exchange
1 4 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (2.72%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (1.36%) CMS
2 2 (1.36%) IIS
3 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.12%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.72%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (2.72%) IaaS
2 2 (1.36%) Office 365
2 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.08%) TCP/IP
1 6 (4.08%) DHCP
2 4 (2.72%) Ethernet
2 4 (2.72%) HTTP
2 4 (2.72%) DNS
3 2 (1.36%) Internet
3 2 (1.36%) 802.15
3 2 (1.36%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.36%) Wireless
3 2 (1.36%) ZigBee
3 2 (1.36%) Bluetooth
3 2 (1.36%) LAN
3 2 (1.36%) WAN
4 1 (0.68%) Modbus
4 1 (0.68%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (24.49%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.40%) MySQL
3 3 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.36%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.36%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.68%) MarkLogic
5 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.68%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 53 (36.05%) Visual Studio
2 10 (6.80%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (3.40%) Subversion
4 3 (2.04%) LabVIEW
4 3 (2.04%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.04%) VectorCAST
5 2 (1.36%) JUnit
5 2 (1.36%) Mockito
5 2 (1.36%) Selenium
5 2 (1.36%) jMock
5 2 (1.36%) NUnit
6 1 (0.68%) JIRA
6 1 (0.68%) WiX
6 1 (0.68%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (11.56%) Finance
2 12 (8.16%) Banking
2 12 (8.16%) Investment Banking
2 12 (8.16%) Marketing
3 10 (6.80%) Aerospace
3 10 (6.80%) Telecoms
4 9 (6.12%) Avionics
4 9 (6.12%) Military
5 7 (4.76%) Electronics
6 3 (2.04%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.04%) Games
7 1 (0.68%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (57.14%) .NET
2 39 (26.53%) XML
3 29 (19.73%) MFC
4 18 (12.24%) WPF
5 17 (11.56%) ASP.NET
6 15 (10.20%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (9.52%) .NET Framework
8 12 (8.16%) WinForms
9 10 (6.80%) SOAP
10 9 (6.12%) JSF
10 9 (6.12%) HTML
11 8 (5.44%) Web Services
11 8 (5.44%) CSS
12 7 (4.76%) Spring
13 6 (4.08%) jQuery
14 5 (3.40%) RESTful
14 5 (3.40%) JSP
14 5 (3.40%) Middleware
15 4 (2.72%) Servlets
15 4 (2.72%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.48%) Computer Science
2 9 (6.12%) Chip and PIN
2 9 (6.12%) Management Information System
2 9 (6.12%) Device Driver
3 7 (4.76%) SCADA
3 7 (4.76%) Mathematics
3 7 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (1.36%) PKI
5 1 (0.68%) PMI
5 1 (0.68%) VHDL
5 1 (0.68%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 83 (56.46%) Windows
2 58 (39.46%) Linux
3 33 (22.45%) Android
4 11 (7.48%) VxWorks
5 5 (3.40%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.36%) Nucleus RTOS
8 2 (1.36%) UNIX
9 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (83.67%) Software Engineering
2 28 (19.05%) Project Management
3 25 (17.01%) Unit Testing
4 22 (14.97%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (14.97%) OO
5 21 (14.29%) TDD
6 20 (13.61%) MVC
6 20 (13.61%) Scrum
6 20 (13.61%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (8.16%) Software Testing
8 11 (7.48%) Integration Testing
9 10 (6.80%) Multithreading
9 10 (6.80%) Embedded Software Development
10 9 (6.12%) Communications Security
10 9 (6.12%) Requirements Management
10 9 (6.12%) Information Management
10 9 (6.12%) Configuration Management
11 8 (5.44%) OOD
11 8 (5.44%) UML
12 6 (4.08%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 102 (69.39%) C++
2 92 (62.59%) C#
3 68 (46.26%) SQL
4 67 (45.58%) C
5 57 (38.78%) Java
6 19 (12.93%) Embedded C++
7 9 (6.12%) JavaScript
8 6 (4.08%) VB
8 6 (4.08%) Embedded C
9 5 (3.40%) Ada
10 3 (2.04%) XQuery
10 3 (2.04%) XPath
11 1 (0.68%) C++/CLI
11 1 (0.68%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (21.09%) Degree
2 5 (3.40%) ISEB
3 4 (2.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.72%) MCP
3 4 (2.72%) MCSE
3 4 (2.72%) MCSA
3 4 (2.72%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.72%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.36%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.44%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.36%) QA
3 1 (0.68%) DICOM
3 1 (0.68%) TickIT
3 1 (0.68%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 6 (4.08%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.72%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (2.72%) SCCM
2 1 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.72%) IBM
2 4 (2.72%) VMware
3 3 (2.04%) Oracle
3 3 (2.04%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.36%) Citrix
4 2 (1.36%) QNX
5 1 (0.68%) Mercator
5 1 (0.68%) HP
5 1 (0.68%) Atlassian
Worthing, West Sussex
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-45k
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
ARM Technology
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, Sussex
networx
Salary: Excellent Benefits inc
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Yorkshire Staffing Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum (+ Benefits Package)
Posted: 14 days ago
Burgess Hill
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago