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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 36 44 33
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 75 72 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 6.47% 5.45% 6.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.73% 5.60% 6.58%
Number of salaries quoted 67 67 48
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,000 £50,000
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
1114 1286 1216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 96.03% 97.28% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 967 1145 1040
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Horsham +3 19 £27,500 -21.42%
Crawley -5 19 £40,000 -11.11%
Burgess Hill +1 14 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Worthing +1 6 £42,500 +18.88%
Gatwick -7 4 £26,000 -52.72%
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 190 (98.96%) Software Engineering
2 115 (59.90%) Java
3 87 (45.31%) C++
3 87 (45.31%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (38.02%) Linux
5 65 (33.85%) SQL
6 62 (32.29%) JavaScript
6 62 (32.29%) Degree
7 59 (30.73%) Computer Science
8 54 (28.13%) Finance
9 51 (26.56%) HTML
9 51 (26.56%) Windows
10 49 (25.52%) Visual Studio
11 48 (25.00%) XML
12 44 (22.92%) Oracle
13 42 (21.88%) Apache
13 42 (21.88%) Web Development
14 41 (21.35%) Ajax
15 39 (20.31%) MySQL
16 38 (19.79%) C#
16 38 (19.79%) UML
16 38 (19.79%) OOD
17 37 (19.27%) OO
17 37 (19.27%) HTML5
18 35 (18.23%) Web Services
19 34 (17.71%) Tomcat
20 32 (16.67%) Servlets
21 30 (15.63%) JSP
21 30 (15.63%) Red Hat
21 30 (15.63%) Telecoms

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 42 (21.88%) Apache
2 34 (17.71%) Tomcat
3 27 (14.06%) WebSphere
4 26 (13.54%) WebLogic
5 5 (2.60%) Jetty
6 4 (2.08%) JBoss
6 4 (2.08%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (0.52%) MS Office
1 1 (0.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.60%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.52%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (20.31%) MySQL
2 24 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 20 (10.42%) SQL Server
4 10 (5.21%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.52%) WebFOCUS
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.52%) SQLite
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.52%) DB2
Development Applications
1 49 (25.52%) Visual Studio
2 26 (13.54%) Oracle Forms
3 13 (6.77%) Eclipse
4 9 (4.69%) Subversion
4 9 (4.69%) JUnit
5 5 (2.60%) Cucumber
5 5 (2.60%) jMock
6 4 (2.08%) NetBeans
6 4 (2.08%) Maven
7 3 (1.56%) StarTeam
7 3 (1.56%) ReSharper
7 3 (1.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (1.56%) NUnit
7 3 (1.56%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.56%) FxCop
7 3 (1.56%) dotCover
8 2 (1.04%) Selenium
9 1 (0.52%) LabVIEW
9 1 (0.52%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.52%) Trac
General
1 54 (28.13%) Finance
2 30 (15.63%) Telecoms
3 20 (10.42%) Games
4 9 (4.69%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.04%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.52%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (26.56%) HTML
2 48 (25.00%) XML
3 41 (21.35%) Ajax
4 37 (19.27%) HTML5
5 35 (18.23%) Web Services
6 32 (16.67%) Servlets
7 30 (15.63%) JSP
7 30 (15.63%) Spring
7 30 (15.63%) jQuery
7 30 (15.63%) RabbitMQ
8 27 (14.06%) MFC
9 26 (13.54%) STL
9 26 (13.54%) JSON
9 26 (13.54%) Spring MVC
10 24 (12.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 21 (10.94%) J2EE
12 18 (9.38%) COM
12 18 (9.38%) Qt
12 18 (9.38%) D-Bus
13 17 (8.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 59 (30.73%) Computer Science
2 27 (14.06%) Mathematics
3 24 (12.50%) Data Structures
4 15 (7.81%) Visualisation
5 11 (5.73%) Embedded Systems
6 10 (5.21%) GIS
7 9 (4.69%) Algorithms
8 7 (3.65%) Social Media
9 5 (2.60%) User Experience
10 4 (2.08%) Physics
10 4 (2.08%) 3D Graphics
10 4 (2.08%) Clustering
11 3 (1.56%) Device Driver
12 2 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (1.04%) iPad
13 1 (0.52%) Web 2.0
13 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 73 (38.02%) Linux
2 51 (26.56%) Windows
3 30 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (13.02%) UNIX
5 20 (10.42%) VxWorks
6 2 (1.04%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (98.96%) Software Engineering
2 87 (45.31%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (21.88%) Web Development
4 38 (19.79%) UML
4 38 (19.79%) OOD
5 37 (19.27%) OO
6 27 (14.06%) SDLC
7 23 (11.98%) Multithreading
8 21 (10.94%) MVC
9 19 (9.90%) TDD
10 14 (7.29%) Unit Testing
11 12 (6.25%) Validation
12 11 (5.73%) Configuration Management
13 10 (5.21%) Automated Testing
14 9 (4.69%) Refactoring
15 8 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
16 7 (3.65%) ETL
16 7 (3.65%) Mentoring
17 5 (2.60%) Computer Architecture
17 5 (2.60%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 115 (59.90%) Java
2 87 (45.31%) C++
3 65 (33.85%) SQL
4 62 (32.29%) JavaScript
5 38 (19.79%) C#
6 26 (13.54%) PL/SQL
7 23 (11.98%) COBOL
8 21 (10.94%) C
9 11 (5.73%) Embedded C
9 11 (5.73%) Embedded C++
10 8 (4.17%) Assembly Language
11 4 (2.08%) VB
11 4 (2.08%) VB.NET
11 4 (2.08%) HLSL
12 3 (1.56%) Ruby
12 3 (1.56%) Delphi
13 2 (1.04%) Python
13 2 (1.04%) JCL
14 1 (0.52%) VB6
14 1 (0.52%) REXX
Qualifications
1 62 (32.29%) Degree
2 10 (5.21%) PhD
3 6 (3.13%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.13%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.08%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (2.08%) OCPJP
4 4 (2.08%) OCMJD
5 1 (0.52%) IC3 Certification
5 1 (0.52%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.04%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (10.42%) Oracle RAC
2 11 (5.73%) Firmware
3 2 (1.04%) VirtualBox
3 2 (1.04%) KVM
Vendors
1 44 (22.92%) Oracle
2 30 (15.63%) Red Hat
3 22 (11.46%) Microsoft
4 11 (5.73%) Progress
5 10 (5.21%) Pega
6 5 (2.60%) Atlassian
7 4 (2.08%) Sun
8 2 (1.04%) Apple
8 2 (1.04%) Google
9 1 (0.52%) TSYS
9 1 (0.52%) Twitter
Burgess Hill
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago