The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills 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 Engineering over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 17 36 19
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -17
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 160 86 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 13.37% 6.32% 10.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.34% 7.66% 13.03%
Number of salaries quoted 153 77 88
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,300 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £52,050
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineering
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Sussex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1043 1123 1082
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 87.13% 82.57% 76.90%
Number of salaries quoted 921 1008 880
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the West Sussex region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in West Sussex

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in West Sussex

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 30 June 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 +9 51 £40,000 -11.11%
Horsham +22 50 £35,000 - 4
Burgess Hill +9 17 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Worthing +8 8 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Haywards Heath -7 3 £50,000 +75.43%
Gatwick -20 2 £36,250 -34.09%
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the West Sussex region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 197 (55.49%) Java
2 151 (42.54%) C++
3 150 (42.25%) Agile Software Development
4 132 (37.18%) JavaScript
5 131 (36.90%) Degree
6 125 (35.21%) Computer Science
7 120 (33.80%) Linux
8 97 (27.32%) Windows
9 95 (26.76%) Visual Studio
10 90 (25.35%) SQL
11 88 (24.79%) Apache
12 86 (24.23%) C#
13 84 (23.66%) OO
14 83 (23.38%) UML
15 79 (22.25%) HTML
15 79 (22.25%) Web Development
15 79 (22.25%) jQuery
16 74 (20.85%) Ajax
17 70 (19.72%) XML
18 68 (19.15%) Tomcat
18 68 (19.15%) Finance
19 67 (18.87%) MySQL
20 65 (18.31%) Web Services
21 64 (18.03%) Oracle
22 59 (16.62%) OOD
22 59 (16.62%) Unit Testing
23 52 (14.65%) Red Hat
23 52 (14.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 52 (14.65%) HTML5
24 50 (14.08%) Spring

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the West Sussex region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 88 (24.79%) Apache
2 68 (19.15%) Tomcat
3 34 (9.58%) WebSphere
4 28 (7.89%) WebLogic
5 14 (3.94%) IIS
6 6 (1.69%) Jetty
7 4 (1.13%) JBoss
7 4 (1.13%) Drupal
7 4 (1.13%) GlassFish
7 4 (1.13%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.28%) CMS
8 1 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.28%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.28%) Node.js
8 1 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (2.82%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.13%) MS Project
3 2 (0.56%) MS Office
4 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.56%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (0.28%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.54%) Internet
2 7 (1.97%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.28%) Modbus
3 1 (0.28%) Profibus
3 1 (0.28%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.28%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (18.87%) MySQL
2 46 (12.96%) SQL Server
3 25 (7.04%) Oracle Database
4 12 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (3.10%) Relational Database
6 9 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.28%) WebFOCUS
9 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.28%) QlikView
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.28%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.28%) DB2
Development Applications
1 95 (26.76%) Visual Studio
2 28 (7.89%) Oracle Forms
3 18 (5.07%) NUnit
4 15 (4.23%) Rhino Mocks
5 14 (3.94%) Eclipse
6 13 (3.66%) JUnit
7 12 (3.38%) Subversion
8 9 (2.54%) Git (software)
9 6 (1.69%) jMock
9 6 (1.69%) Maven
9 6 (1.69%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.13%) NetBeans
11 3 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.85%) FxCop
11 3 (0.85%) ReSharper
11 3 (0.85%) StarTeam
11 3 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (0.85%) dotCover
12 2 (0.56%) Trac
12 2 (0.56%) Rational DOORS
General
1 68 (19.15%) Finance
2 48 (13.52%) Telecoms
3 31 (8.73%) Games
4 10 (2.82%) Aerospace
5 5 (1.41%) Electronics
6 3 (0.85%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.56%) Publishing
7 2 (0.56%) Avionics
8 1 (0.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 196 (55.21%) Software Engineer
2 190 (53.52%) Developer
3 92 (25.92%) Java Developer
4 56 (15.77%) C++ Software Engineer
5 53 (14.93%) Software Developer
6 50 (14.08%) Senior Software Engineer
7 46 (12.96%) Java Software Engineer
8 31 (8.73%) Graduate
9 26 (7.32%) Programmer
9 26 (7.32%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 25 (7.04%) Web Developer
11 24 (6.76%) C++ Developer
12 23 (6.48%) Web Engineer
13 22 (6.20%) Senior Developer
14 20 (5.63%) Java/J2EE Developer
15 17 (4.79%) Java Software Developer
15 17 (4.79%) Java Programmer
16 16 (4.51%) Junior
17 15 (4.23%) J2EE Developer
17 15 (4.23%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (22.25%) HTML
1 79 (22.25%) jQuery
2 74 (20.85%) Ajax
3 70 (19.72%) XML
4 65 (18.31%) Web Services
5 52 (14.65%) HTML5
6 50 (14.08%) Spring
7 49 (13.80%) RabbitMQ
8 44 (12.39%) J2EE
9 41 (11.55%) .NET
9 41 (11.55%) JSP
10 40 (11.27%) Servlets
10 40 (11.27%) MFC
11 34 (9.58%) CSS
12 32 (9.01%) Spring MVC
13 31 (8.73%) JSON
14 28 (7.89%) Dojo
15 25 (7.04%) STL
16 23 (6.48%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 19 (5.35%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 125 (35.21%) Computer Science
2 29 (8.17%) Visualisation
3 28 (7.89%) Mathematics
4 24 (6.76%) Data Structures
5 20 (5.63%) GIS
6 16 (4.51%) Embedded Systems
7 13 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (2.54%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.41%) User Experience
9 5 (1.41%) Physics
10 4 (1.13%) Social Media
10 4 (1.13%) Device Driver
10 4 (1.13%) 3D Graphics
10 4 (1.13%) Clustering
10 4 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.85%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.56%) iPad
13 1 (0.28%) FMCG
13 1 (0.28%) VHDL
13 1 (0.28%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 120 (33.80%) Linux
2 97 (27.32%) Windows
3 52 (14.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 30 (8.45%) UNIX
5 24 (6.76%) VxWorks
6 2 (0.56%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (0.56%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (42.25%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (23.66%) OO
3 83 (23.38%) UML
4 79 (22.25%) Web Development
5 59 (16.62%) Unit Testing
5 59 (16.62%) OOD
6 48 (13.52%) Multithreading
7 35 (9.86%) TDD
8 33 (9.30%) MVC
9 27 (7.61%) SDLC
10 17 (4.79%) User Stories
10 17 (4.79%) Validation
11 14 (3.94%) Workflow
11 14 (3.94%) Workflow Management
11 14 (3.94%) Code Coverage
11 14 (3.94%) Configuration Management
11 14 (3.94%) Performance Testing
11 14 (3.94%) Mentoring
12 10 (2.82%) ETL
13 8 (2.25%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 197 (55.49%) Java
2 151 (42.54%) C++
3 132 (37.18%) JavaScript
4 90 (25.35%) SQL
5 86 (24.23%) C#
6 33 (9.30%) C
7 32 (9.01%) PL/SQL
8 25 (7.04%) COBOL
9 19 (5.35%) Embedded C++
10 16 (4.51%) Embedded C
11 9 (2.54%) Assembly Language
12 6 (1.69%) PHP
13 5 (1.41%) VB
13 5 (1.41%) PHP5
14 4 (1.13%) HLSL
14 4 (1.13%) VB6
14 4 (1.13%) Ruby
14 4 (1.13%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.85%) Delphi
15 3 (0.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 131 (36.90%) Degree
2 19 (5.35%) OCPJP
3 15 (4.23%) Oracle Certification
4 9 (2.54%) PhD
4 9 (2.54%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.54%) Security Cleared
5 8 (2.25%) OCMJD
6 4 (1.13%) OCPJWCD
6 4 (1.13%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.56%) HNC
7 2 (0.56%) APMP
8 1 (0.28%) IC3 Certification
8 1 (0.28%) MBA
8 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.38%) QA
2 3 (0.85%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.56%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.28%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 25 (7.04%) Oracle RAC
2 13 (3.66%) Firmware
3 2 (0.56%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.56%) KVM
Vendors
1 64 (18.03%) Oracle
2 52 (14.65%) Red Hat
3 49 (13.80%) Microsoft
4 19 (5.35%) Sun
5 11 (3.10%) Progress
6 7 (1.97%) Pega
7 6 (1.69%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.56%) Google
8 2 (0.56%) Apple
9 1 (0.28%) QNX
9 1 (0.28%) Telerik
9 1 (0.28%) Endeca
9 1 (0.28%) Adobe
9 1 (0.28%) Vignette
9 1 (0.28%) Xilinx
9 1 (0.28%) EMC
9 1 (0.28%) Borland
9 1 (0.28%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.28%) Altera
9 1 (0.28%) Ektron
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Proteus Europe
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 3 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to 40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Capgemini
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 55,000 plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago