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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 29 26 33
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 104 114 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 8.43% 9.36% 6.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.82% 9.48% 7.22%
Number of salaries quoted 103 113 92
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -13.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,350 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,100 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
1179 1203 1330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 95.62% 98.77% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1075 1066 1171
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 -9 35 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Crawley -13 31 £39,000 -2.50%
Horsham +12 23 £35,000 +32.07% 1
Worthing -5 12 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Gatwick -1 1 £45,000 +12.50% 2
East Grinstead - 1 £42,500 -
Software Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 200 (97.56%) Software Engineering
2 124 (60.49%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (57.07%) C++
4 104 (50.73%) Java
5 97 (47.32%) JavaScript
6 82 (40.00%) SQL
7 78 (38.05%) Degree
8 77 (37.56%) C#
9 73 (35.61%) XML
10 71 (34.63%) HTML
11 69 (33.66%) Web Services
11 69 (33.66%) TDD
11 69 (33.66%) Multithreading
12 68 (33.17%) REST
13 63 (30.73%) CSS
13 63 (30.73%) Linux
14 60 (29.27%) JSON
15 58 (28.29%) Windows
16 56 (27.32%) Computer Science
17 55 (26.83%) Games
18 54 (26.34%) OOD
19 52 (25.37%) XSLT
20 49 (23.90%) C
20 49 (23.90%) OOA/OOD
21 36 (17.56%) SDLC
22 34 (16.59%) Validation
23 33 (16.10%) Aerospace
24 32 (15.61%) OO
25 30 (14.63%) VxWorks
26 27 (13.17%) Finance

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 15 (7.32%) Apache
2 10 (4.88%) CICS
3 4 (1.95%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.95%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.98%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.49%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.90%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 7 (3.41%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (10.24%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.49%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.49%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (12.20%) MySQL
2 17 (8.29%) SQL Server
3 16 (7.80%) GIS
4 10 (4.88%) DB2
4 10 (4.88%) NoSQL
4 10 (4.88%) Oracle Database
4 10 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (4.88%) SQL Server 2014
5 8 (3.90%) Big Data
6 4 (1.95%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (1.95%) Oracle ODI
6 4 (1.95%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.46%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.46%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.46%) HBase
7 3 (1.46%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 26 (12.68%) Visual Studio
2 24 (11.71%) Subversion
3 16 (7.80%) Git (software)
4 13 (6.34%) Maven
5 11 (5.37%) Jenkins
6 10 (4.88%) Eclipse
7 7 (3.41%) Cucumber
7 7 (3.41%) JUnit
8 6 (2.93%) Gradle
8 6 (2.93%) Mercurial
9 5 (2.44%) Hamcrest
9 5 (2.44%) Mockito
10 3 (1.46%) IntelliJ
General
1 55 (26.83%) Games
2 33 (16.10%) Aerospace
3 27 (13.17%) Finance
4 11 (5.37%) Avionics
5 9 (4.39%) Electronics
6 3 (1.46%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.46%) Retail
7 2 (0.98%) Automotive
7 2 (0.98%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.49%) Back Office
8 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (35.61%) XML
2 71 (34.63%) HTML
3 69 (33.66%) Web Services
4 68 (33.17%) REST
5 63 (30.73%) CSS
6 60 (29.27%) JSON
7 52 (25.37%) XSLT
8 26 (12.68%) MFC
9 25 (12.20%) OpenGL
10 23 (11.22%) JSP
11 21 (10.24%) DirectX
12 19 (9.27%) .NET
12 19 (9.27%) Ajax
13 18 (8.78%) WCF
13 18 (8.78%) WPF
14 16 (7.80%) Servlets
15 15 (7.32%) SOAP
16 13 (6.34%) jQuery
16 13 (6.34%) Spring
17 11 (5.37%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 56 (27.32%) Computer Science
2 21 (10.24%) Mathematics
3 16 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (7.32%) Mainframe
5 9 (4.39%) Data Structures
6 8 (3.90%) IBM Mainframe
7 7 (3.41%) VSAM
8 6 (2.93%) Visualisation
9 5 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.95%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.95%) Physics
11 3 (1.46%) 3D Graphics
12 2 (0.98%) Device Driver
13 1 (0.49%) Applied Mathematics
13 1 (0.49%) CPLD
13 1 (0.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 1 (0.49%) Social Media
13 1 (0.49%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 63 (30.73%) Linux
2 58 (28.29%) Windows
3 30 (14.63%) VxWorks
4 14 (6.83%) Embedded Linux
4 14 (6.83%) Unix
5 5 (2.44%) zOS
6 1 (0.49%) Android
6 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.49%) ThreadX
6 1 (0.49%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (97.56%) Software Engineering
2 124 (60.49%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (33.66%) Multithreading
3 69 (33.66%) TDD
4 54 (26.34%) OOD
5 49 (23.90%) OOA/OOD
6 36 (17.56%) SDLC
7 34 (16.59%) Validation
8 32 (15.61%) OO
9 25 (12.20%) UML
10 23 (11.22%) Configuration Management
11 22 (10.73%) MVC
12 19 (9.27%) Scrum
13 16 (7.80%) Data Analysis
13 16 (7.80%) Requirements Analysis
13 16 (7.80%) Unit Testing
14 15 (7.32%) Web Development
15 13 (6.34%) Continuous Improvement
16 11 (5.37%) OOP
17 10 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 117 (57.07%) C++
2 104 (50.73%) Java
3 97 (47.32%) JavaScript
4 82 (40.00%) SQL
5 77 (37.56%) C#
6 49 (23.90%) C
7 23 (11.22%) Assembly Language
8 12 (5.85%) Embedded C
8 12 (5.85%) Embedded C++
9 11 (5.37%) COBOL
10 8 (3.90%) MATLAB
11 7 (3.41%) CLIST
11 7 (3.41%) Groovy
11 7 (3.41%) JCL
11 7 (3.41%) REXX
12 4 (1.95%) PHP
12 4 (1.95%) XPath
12 4 (1.95%) XQuery
13 3 (1.46%) HLSL
14 1 (0.49%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 78 (38.05%) Degree
2 7 (3.41%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.83%) QA
2 2 (0.98%) ISO 9000
2 2 (0.98%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.98%) TickIT
3 1 (0.49%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.49%) ISO26262
3 1 (0.49%) MISRA
System Software
1 11 (5.37%) Firmware
2 3 (1.46%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.46%) Kibana
Vendors
1 23 (11.22%) Progress
2 18 (8.78%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.37%) Oracle
4 8 (3.90%) IBM
5 7 (3.41%) TSYS
6 3 (1.46%) iRise
7 1 (0.49%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.49%) Google
7 1 (0.49%) MathWorks
7 1 (0.49%) Pega
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £41000.00 - £52000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Circa £52K Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: 6 days ago
Burgess Hill
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago