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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 21 33 43
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 120 89 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 10.11% 6.57% 5.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.30% 6.80% 5.47%
Number of salaries quoted 116 76 55
Average salary £41,000 £50,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.00% +36.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £34,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £44,600
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
1165 1309 1462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 98.15% 96.61% 96.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1041 1164 1228
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,700 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +7 41 £40,000 -21.95% 1
Horsham +7 23 £26,500 -47.00% 1
Burgess Hill -1 15 £40,000 -11.11% 9
Worthing +11 13 £42,500 +30.76% 3
Gatwick -11 1 £40,000 -27.27%
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 210 (99.06%) Software Engineering
2 122 (57.55%) Java
3 101 (47.64%) C++
4 99 (46.70%) Agile Software Development
5 83 (39.15%) JavaScript
6 81 (38.21%) Linux
7 69 (32.55%) SQL
8 64 (30.19%) Degree
9 63 (29.72%) XML
10 62 (29.25%) HTML
10 62 (29.25%) Computer Science
11 58 (27.36%) Windows
12 57 (26.89%) UML
13 54 (25.47%) OOD
13 54 (25.47%) Ajax
14 52 (24.53%) OO
14 52 (24.53%) Oracle
15 51 (24.06%) Apache
16 50 (23.58%) Web Development
17 48 (22.64%) MySQL
18 47 (22.17%) C#
19 44 (20.75%) JSP
19 44 (20.75%) Servlets
20 43 (20.28%) Finance
21 42 (19.81%) Spring
21 42 (19.81%) Visual Studio
21 42 (19.81%) HTML5
22 41 (19.34%) Tomcat
23 36 (16.98%) J2EE
23 36 (16.98%) JSON

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 51 (24.06%) Apache
2 41 (19.34%) Tomcat
3 32 (15.09%) WebSphere
4 27 (12.74%) WebLogic
5 8 (3.77%) JBoss
5 8 (3.77%) GlassFish
6 5 (2.36%) Jetty
7 1 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.47%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.47%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.42%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.47%) Internet
2 1 (0.47%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.47%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (22.64%) MySQL
2 24 (11.32%) SQL Server
3 22 (10.38%) Oracle Database
4 10 (4.72%) Relational Database
5 9 (4.25%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.47%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 42 (19.81%) Visual Studio
2 22 (10.38%) Oracle Forms
3 16 (7.55%) Eclipse
4 15 (7.08%) JUnit
5 13 (6.13%) Subversion
6 10 (4.72%) Maven
7 8 (3.77%) NetBeans
8 6 (2.83%) Git (software)
9 5 (2.36%) Cucumber
9 5 (2.36%) StarTeam
9 5 (2.36%) jMock
9 5 (2.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.94%) Bugzilla
10 2 (0.94%) Selenium
11 1 (0.47%) Trac
11 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.47%) dotCover
11 1 (0.47%) FxCop
11 1 (0.47%) ReSharper
11 1 (0.47%) NUnit
General
1 43 (20.28%) Finance
2 31 (14.62%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.72%) Games
4 8 (3.77%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.42%) Electronics
5 3 (1.42%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.47%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (29.72%) XML
2 62 (29.25%) HTML
3 54 (25.47%) Ajax
4 44 (20.75%) JSP
4 44 (20.75%) Servlets
5 42 (19.81%) Spring
5 42 (19.81%) HTML5
6 36 (16.98%) J2EE
6 36 (16.98%) JSON
7 32 (15.09%) Web Services
7 32 (15.09%) Spring MVC
7 32 (15.09%) RabbitMQ
8 30 (14.15%) jQuery
9 29 (13.68%) .NET
10 20 (9.43%) J2SE
11 17 (8.02%) CSS
12 15 (7.08%) JMS
12 15 (7.08%) MFC
13 13 (6.13%) STL
14 11 (5.19%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 62 (29.25%) Computer Science
2 22 (10.38%) Mathematics
3 19 (8.96%) GIS
3 19 (8.96%) Data Structures
4 18 (8.49%) Embedded Systems
5 8 (3.77%) Clustering
5 8 (3.77%) Algorithms
6 6 (2.83%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.42%) User Experience
7 3 (1.42%) Social Media
7 3 (1.42%) Device Driver
8 2 (0.94%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.94%) iPad
8 2 (0.94%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.47%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 81 (38.21%) Linux
2 58 (27.36%) Windows
3 32 (15.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 28 (13.21%) VxWorks
5 23 (10.85%) UNIX
6 2 (0.94%) Android
7 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (99.06%) Software Engineering
2 99 (46.70%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (26.89%) UML
4 54 (25.47%) OOD
5 52 (24.53%) OO
6 50 (23.58%) Web Development
7 34 (16.04%) MVC
8 20 (9.43%) Unit Testing
9 19 (8.96%) TDD
10 14 (6.60%) Multithreading
11 10 (4.72%) AOP
11 10 (4.72%) Validation
12 9 (4.25%) Configuration Management
12 9 (4.25%) ETL
13 8 (3.77%) Load Balancing
14 7 (3.30%) Mentoring
15 6 (2.83%) Software Testing
15 6 (2.83%) Requirements Analysis
16 5 (2.36%) Domain-Driven Design
17 4 (1.89%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 122 (57.55%) Java
2 101 (47.64%) C++
3 83 (39.15%) JavaScript
4 69 (32.55%) SQL
5 47 (22.17%) C#
6 29 (13.68%) C
7 24 (11.32%) PL/SQL
8 20 (9.43%) Embedded C
9 18 (8.49%) Embedded C++
9 18 (8.49%) COBOL
10 7 (3.30%) Assembly Language
11 3 (1.42%) Python
11 3 (1.42%) VB
11 3 (1.42%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.42%) VB6
12 2 (0.94%) Ruby
13 1 (0.47%) Delphi
13 1 (0.47%) Perl
13 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 64 (30.19%) Degree
2 11 (5.19%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.72%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.77%) Oracle Certification
4 8 (3.77%) OCPJP
4 8 (3.77%) OCMJD
5 2 (0.94%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.47%) IC3 Certification
6 1 (0.47%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.36%) QA
2 2 (0.94%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 20 (9.43%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (4.72%) Firmware
3 2 (0.94%) KVM
3 2 (0.94%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 52 (24.53%) Oracle
2 32 (15.09%) Red Hat
3 17 (8.02%) Microsoft
4 9 (4.25%) Progress
5 8 (3.77%) Sun
6 7 (3.30%) Pega
7 5 (2.36%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.94%) Apple
8 2 (0.94%) Google
9 1 (0.47%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.47%) Ektron
9 1 (0.47%) Adobe
9 1 (0.47%) Vignette
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum plus great benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic Opportunity
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Sussex
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
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Salary: £20,000 to £30,000
Posted: 6 days ago
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Worthing
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 per annum
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Crawley
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