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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 52 49 31
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 67 63 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 5.15% 5.21% 6.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.35% 5.34% 7.04%
Number of salaries quoted 58 61 57
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 £20,000 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £50,000 £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
1253 1179 1079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 96.24% 97.52% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1093 1033 956
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 August 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 August 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 -11 17 £44,000 +3.52%
Burgess Hill +2 13 £40,000 -20.00%
Horsham -10 10 £35,000 -
Gatwick -2 8 £26,000 -
Worthing +2 4 £42,500 +6.25%
East Grinstead - 1 £50,000 -
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 180 (98.36%) Software Engineering
2 110 (60.11%) Java
3 80 (43.72%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (39.89%) C++
5 71 (38.80%) Linux
6 68 (37.16%) SQL
7 61 (33.33%) Degree
8 58 (31.69%) Computer Science
9 54 (29.51%) Finance
10 51 (27.87%) JavaScript
11 47 (25.68%) HTML
11 47 (25.68%) Visual Studio
12 45 (24.59%) Oracle
12 45 (24.59%) Windows
13 43 (23.50%) XML
14 40 (21.86%) Apache
15 38 (20.77%) Web Services
15 38 (20.77%) MySQL
16 37 (20.22%) Ajax
16 37 (20.22%) Web Development
17 36 (19.67%) C#
18 35 (19.13%) HTML5
19 33 (18.03%) Tomcat
20 31 (16.94%) Red Hat
20 31 (16.94%) Telecoms
20 31 (16.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 31 (16.94%) RabbitMQ
21 29 (15.85%) jQuery
21 29 (15.85%) OOD
21 29 (15.85%) Oracle Forms

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 40 (21.86%) Apache
2 33 (18.03%) Tomcat
3 27 (14.75%) WebLogic
4 25 (13.66%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.73%) Jetty
6 2 (1.09%) JBoss
6 2 (1.09%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (0.55%) MS Office
1 1 (0.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.09%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.09%) SaaS
2 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.73%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.09%) LAN
2 2 (1.09%) WAN
3 1 (0.55%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (20.77%) MySQL
2 27 (14.75%) Oracle Database
3 22 (12.02%) SQL Server
4 10 (5.46%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.55%) WebFOCUS
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.55%) SQLite
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.55%) DB2
Development Applications
1 47 (25.68%) Visual Studio
2 29 (15.85%) Oracle Forms
3 10 (5.46%) Eclipse
4 8 (4.37%) Subversion
5 7 (3.83%) JUnit
6 5 (2.73%) jMock
6 5 (2.73%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.64%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.09%) FxCop
8 2 (1.09%) NetBeans
8 2 (1.09%) NUnit
8 2 (1.09%) Maven
8 2 (1.09%) StarTeam
8 2 (1.09%) ReSharper
8 2 (1.09%) Selenium
8 2 (1.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (1.09%) dotCover
9 1 (0.55%) LabVIEW
9 1 (0.55%) Jenkins
General
1 54 (29.51%) Finance
2 31 (16.94%) Telecoms
3 18 (9.84%) Games
4 10 (5.46%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.09%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.55%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (25.68%) HTML
2 43 (23.50%) XML
3 38 (20.77%) Web Services
4 37 (20.22%) Ajax
5 35 (19.13%) HTML5
6 31 (16.94%) RabbitMQ
7 29 (15.85%) jQuery
7 29 (15.85%) Servlets
8 27 (14.75%) JSP
8 27 (14.75%) Spring
9 26 (14.21%) MFC
10 25 (13.66%) STL
10 25 (13.66%) Spring MVC
10 25 (13.66%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 23 (12.57%) JSON
12 19 (10.38%) COM
12 19 (10.38%) Qt
12 19 (10.38%) D-Bus
13 17 (9.29%) .NET
14 16 (8.74%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 58 (31.69%) Computer Science
2 28 (15.30%) Data Structures
3 25 (13.66%) Mathematics
4 16 (8.74%) Visualisation
5 10 (5.46%) Social Media
6 9 (4.92%) Algorithms
7 8 (4.37%) Embedded Systems
7 8 (4.37%) GIS
8 6 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (2.19%) User Experience
9 4 (2.19%) Physics
9 4 (2.19%) 3D Graphics
10 3 (1.64%) Device Driver
11 2 (1.09%) Clustering
11 2 (1.09%) iPad
12 1 (0.55%) Web 2.0
12 1 (0.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 71 (38.80%) Linux
2 45 (24.59%) Windows
3 31 (16.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 28 (15.30%) UNIX
5 16 (8.74%) VxWorks
6 2 (1.09%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (98.36%) Software Engineering
2 80 (43.72%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (20.22%) Web Development
4 29 (15.85%) OOD
5 28 (15.30%) OO
6 27 (14.75%) UML
6 27 (14.75%) SDLC
7 24 (13.11%) Multithreading
8 22 (12.02%) MVC
9 20 (10.93%) TDD
10 15 (8.20%) Automated Testing
11 13 (7.10%) Refactoring
12 12 (6.56%) Unit Testing
12 12 (6.56%) Validation
12 12 (6.56%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (6.01%) Configuration Management
14 7 (3.83%) Mentoring
15 5 (2.73%) Requirements Analysis
15 5 (2.73%) Computer Architecture
15 5 (2.73%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 110 (60.11%) Java
2 73 (39.89%) C++
3 68 (37.16%) SQL
4 51 (27.87%) JavaScript
5 36 (19.67%) C#
6 29 (15.85%) PL/SQL
7 26 (14.21%) COBOL
8 17 (9.29%) C
9 8 (4.37%) Embedded C
9 8 (4.37%) Embedded C++
9 8 (4.37%) Assembly Language
10 6 (3.28%) VB
10 6 (3.28%) VB.NET
11 4 (2.19%) HLSL
12 2 (1.09%) Ruby
12 2 (1.09%) Python
12 2 (1.09%) JCL
12 2 (1.09%) Delphi
13 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.55%) VB6
Qualifications
1 61 (33.33%) Degree
2 10 (5.46%) PhD
3 2 (1.09%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (1.09%) OCPJP
3 2 (1.09%) OCMJD
4 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.55%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.55%) IC3 Certification
4 1 (0.55%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.09%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 20 (10.93%) Oracle RAC
2 11 (6.01%) Firmware
3 2 (1.09%) VirtualBox
3 2 (1.09%) KVM
Vendors
1 45 (24.59%) Oracle
2 31 (16.94%) Red Hat
3 22 (12.02%) Microsoft
4 11 (6.01%) Progress
4 11 (6.01%) Pega
5 5 (2.73%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.09%) Apple
6 2 (1.09%) Google
6 2 (1.09%) Sun
7 1 (0.55%) TSYS
7 1 (0.55%) Twitter