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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 26 23 55
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 91 96 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 8.86% 9.77% 4.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.15% 10.06% 4.36%
Number of salaries quoted 82 93 44
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
994 954 1330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 96.79% 97.05% 95.68%
Number of salaries quoted 866 863 1195
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £56,000
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 27 January 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 27 January 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
Worthing +5 28 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Horsham 0 23 £34,500 +9.52% 3
Crawley -17 23 £35,000 -22.22%
Burgess Hill 0 3 £37,500 -16.66%
Chichester +3 1 £22,000 -
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 157 (98.74%) Software Engineering
2 106 (66.67%) C++
3 71 (44.65%) Java
4 63 (39.62%) C#
5 60 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
6 59 (37.11%) C
6 59 (37.11%) Linux
7 58 (36.48%) SQL
8 56 (35.22%) .NET
8 56 (35.22%) XML
9 49 (30.82%) Windows
10 46 (28.93%) JavaScript
11 38 (23.90%) OO
12 37 (23.27%) Visual Studio
13 35 (22.01%) UML
14 33 (20.75%) MVC
14 33 (20.75%) Degree
15 32 (20.13%) Ajax
16 29 (18.24%) OOD
17 28 (17.61%) HTML
18 27 (16.98%) JSP
19 26 (16.35%) Unit Testing
20 25 (15.72%) Computer Science
20 25 (15.72%) Servlets
21 24 (15.09%) MySQL
21 24 (15.09%) Oracle
21 24 (15.09%) Spring
22 23 (14.47%) Embedded Systems
22 23 (14.47%) TDD
22 23 (14.47%) Apache

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 23 (14.47%) Apache
2 22 (13.84%) Tomcat
3 10 (6.29%) WebSphere
4 7 (4.40%) GlassFish
4 7 (4.40%) WebLogic
4 7 (4.40%) JBoss
5 2 (1.26%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.26%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (1.26%) CMS
6 1 (0.63%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (1.26%) MS Office
2 1 (0.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.26%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.77%) Ethernet
2 4 (2.52%) SNMP
2 4 (2.52%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.26%) Wireless
3 2 (1.26%) HTTP
3 2 (1.26%) LAN
3 2 (1.26%) WAN
3 2 (1.26%) Profibus
4 1 (0.63%) Modbus
4 1 (0.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.09%) MySQL
2 21 (13.21%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.89%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (1.89%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.63%) Easytrieve
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.63%) DB2
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.63%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.63%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 37 (23.27%) Visual Studio
2 15 (9.43%) Subversion
3 10 (6.29%) Maven
4 9 (5.66%) JUnit
5 7 (4.40%) Eclipse
5 7 (4.40%) NetBeans
6 6 (3.77%) Git (software)
6 6 (3.77%) PVCS
6 6 (3.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (2.52%) StarTeam
7 4 (2.52%) JIRA
8 3 (1.89%) ReSharper
8 3 (1.89%) FxCop
9 2 (1.26%) NUnit
9 2 (1.26%) LabVIEW
9 2 (1.26%) Bugzilla
9 2 (1.26%) dotCover
9 2 (1.26%) VectorCAST
10 1 (0.63%) CppUnit
10 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (8.18%) Electronics
2 12 (7.55%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.40%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.77%) Aerospace
5 4 (2.52%) Military
5 4 (2.52%) Finance
6 3 (1.89%) Avionics
7 2 (1.26%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (35.22%) .NET
1 56 (35.22%) XML
2 32 (20.13%) Ajax
3 28 (17.61%) HTML
4 27 (16.98%) JSP
5 25 (15.72%) Servlets
6 24 (15.09%) Spring
7 22 (13.84%) JSON
8 21 (13.21%) J2EE
9 17 (10.69%) ASP.NET
10 16 (10.06%) MFC
11 15 (9.43%) Spring MVC
11 15 (9.43%) jQuery
11 15 (9.43%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (9.43%) HTML5
12 12 (7.55%) RabbitMQ
13 11 (6.92%) J2SE
14 10 (6.29%) Web Services
15 9 (5.66%) JMS
15 9 (5.66%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.72%) Computer Science
2 23 (14.47%) Embedded Systems
3 11 (6.92%) GIS
4 7 (4.40%) Clustering
5 3 (1.89%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.89%) User Experience
5 3 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.89%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.89%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.26%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.63%) Social Media
7 1 (0.63%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.63%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.63%) DataPower
7 1 (0.63%) VHDL
7 1 (0.63%) Verilog
7 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 59 (37.11%) Linux
2 49 (30.82%) Windows
3 17 (10.69%) VxWorks
4 16 (10.06%) Android
5 12 (7.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.89%) UNIX
7 2 (1.26%) Windows CE
7 2 (1.26%) Nucleus RTOS
8 1 (0.63%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (98.74%) Software Engineering
2 60 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (23.90%) OO
4 35 (22.01%) UML
5 33 (20.75%) MVC
6 29 (18.24%) OOD
7 26 (16.35%) Unit Testing
8 23 (14.47%) TDD
9 21 (13.21%) Web Development
10 16 (10.06%) Project Management
11 14 (8.81%) OOP
12 9 (5.66%) AOP
13 7 (4.40%) Load Balancing
14 5 (3.14%) Software Testing
14 5 (3.14%) Scrum
15 4 (2.52%) Requirements Analysis
15 4 (2.52%) Configuration Management
15 4 (2.52%) Validation
15 4 (2.52%) Multithreading
16 3 (1.89%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 106 (66.67%) C++
2 71 (44.65%) Java
3 63 (39.62%) C#
4 59 (37.11%) C
5 58 (36.48%) SQL
6 46 (28.93%) JavaScript
7 19 (11.95%) Embedded C
8 14 (8.81%) Embedded C++
9 4 (2.52%) VB
9 4 (2.52%) Ada
9 4 (2.52%) Ruby
10 3 (1.89%) VB6
10 3 (1.89%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.89%) Python
11 2 (1.26%) Delphi
12 1 (0.63%) XPath
12 1 (0.63%) XQuery
12 1 (0.63%) REXX
12 1 (0.63%) Pascal
12 1 (0.63%) JCL
Qualifications
1 33 (20.75%) Degree
2 10 (6.29%) Security Cleared
3 9 (5.66%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.40%) Oracle Certification
4 7 (4.40%) OCPJP
4 7 (4.40%) OCMJD
5 2 (1.26%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.26%) HND
5 2 (1.26%) ISEB
6 1 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.92%) ISO 9001
2 4 (2.52%) QA
2 4 (2.52%) IEC 61508
3 2 (1.26%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 1 (0.63%) Control-M
Vendors
1 24 (15.09%) Oracle
2 12 (7.55%) Red Hat
3 7 (4.40%) Sun
4 6 (3.77%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.89%) IBM
6 2 (1.26%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.26%) Ektron
6 2 (1.26%) Adobe
6 2 (1.26%) Vignette
7 1 (0.63%) Google
7 1 (0.63%) Pega
7 1 (0.63%) Syncsort
7 1 (0.63%) iRise
Horsham, West Sussex
Gold Group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Gold Group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £23,000 to £30,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago