Period
to 17 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 14 14
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Degree 311 353 433
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 14.90% 16.44% 16.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 62.96% 64.42% 63.21%
Number of salaries quoted 265 368 433
West Sussex median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £44,471 £40,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.13% -4.12% -

Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Sussex
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 494 548 685
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 23.67% 25.52% 26.53%
Number of salaries quoted 413 514 614
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £28,900 £27,500 £24,825
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +2.27%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in West Sussex

Degree
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Salary trend for Degree in West Sussex

Degree
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in West Sussex over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Degree in West Sussex

Degree
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 17 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Burgess Hill +2 94 £46,250 -2.63% 2
Gatwick +5 57 £42,500 +30.77% 3
Crawley -21 47 £40,000 - 11
Worthing +22 32 £50,000 +53.85% 1
Horsham -26 21 £32,500 -18.75% 5
Chichester -2 10 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Haywards Heath +15 4 £77,500 +63.16% 3
Shoreham-by-Sea -3 1 £35,000 -6.67% 2
Pulborough - 1 £40,000 - 1
Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for Degree.

1 206 (66.24%) Computer Science
2 186 (59.81%) Agile Software Development
3 141 (45.34%) Computer Science Degree
4 107 (34.41%) Software Engineering
5 81 (26.05%) TDD
6 80 (25.72%) Finance
6 80 (25.72%) C++
7 77 (24.76%) Java
8 75 (24.12%) C#
9 67 (21.54%) UML
10 63 (20.26%) JavaScript
11 62 (19.94%) Test Automation
12 59 (18.97%) Analytical Skills
13 58 (18.65%) HTML
14 57 (18.33%) CSS
15 55 (17.68%) SQL
16 54 (17.36%) QA
17 49 (15.76%) Waterfall
18 48 (15.43%) Windows
19 44 (14.15%) Master's Degree
20 43 (13.83%) Analytical Thinking
20 43 (13.83%) Microsoft
21 42 (13.50%) Business Analysis
22 41 (13.18%) STL
22 41 (13.18%) Visual Studio
22 41 (13.18%) MFC
23 35 (11.25%) Internet
24 34 (10.93%) SQL Server
24 34 (10.93%) Boost C++ Libraries
24 34 (10.93%) SDLC

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (2.89%) Tomcat
2 5 (1.61%) Apache
2 5 (1.61%) CMS
3 4 (1.29%) Jupyter
4 3 (0.96%) Drupal
4 3 (0.96%) Joomla!
5 2 (0.64%) IIS
6 1 (0.32%) Confluence
6 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (8.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (3.22%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (3.22%) Photoshop
3 5 (1.61%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.32%) OrCAD
6 1 (0.32%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.64%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.61%) SaaS
2 3 (0.96%) AdWords
2 3 (0.96%) IaaS
3 2 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.32%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 35 (11.25%) Internet
2 16 (5.14%) WebEx
3 8 (2.57%) HTTP
4 5 (1.61%) LAN
5 4 (1.29%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (1.29%) SAN
5 4 (1.29%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (1.29%) Wireless
6 3 (0.96%) 802.11
6 3 (0.96%) Intranet
6 3 (0.96%) WLAN
6 3 (0.96%) WPA2
7 2 (0.64%) Firewall
7 2 (0.64%) Network Security
7 2 (0.64%) VoIP
7 2 (0.64%) WAN
8 1 (0.32%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.32%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (10.93%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.14%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (3.22%) DB2
4 9 (2.89%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (2.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (2.57%) Oracle Reports
5 8 (2.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (2.25%) GIS
6 7 (2.25%) MySQL
7 6 (1.93%) Big Data
7 6 (1.93%) QlikView
8 5 (1.61%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.29%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.29%) Power BI
10 3 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (0.96%) Data Lake
10 3 (0.96%) Spotfire
10 3 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.32%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 41 (13.18%) Visual Studio
2 20 (6.43%) Git (software)
3 14 (4.50%) JIRA
4 11 (3.54%) Selenium
5 8 (2.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (2.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 7 (2.25%) Bitbucket
6 7 (2.25%) Cucumber
7 6 (1.93%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.29%) Jasmine
9 3 (0.96%) JUnit
10 2 (0.64%) SonarQube
11 1 (0.32%) Bugzilla
11 1 (0.32%) TestRail
General
1 80 (25.72%) Finance
2 21 (6.75%) French Language
2 21 (6.75%) German Language
3 19 (6.11%) Marketing
4 15 (4.82%) Russian Language
4 15 (4.82%) Spanish Language
5 14 (4.50%) Electronics
6 12 (3.86%) Manufacturing
7 11 (3.54%) Billing
7 11 (3.54%) Telecoms
8 10 (3.22%) Retail
9 8 (2.57%) Military
10 6 (1.93%) Avionics
11 5 (1.61%) Automotive
12 4 (1.29%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.96%) Publishing
14 2 (0.64%) Games
14 2 (0.64%) Legal
15 1 (0.32%) Banking
Job Titles
1 71 (22.83%) Software Engineer
2 65 (20.90%) Developer
3 41 (13.18%) C++ Software Engineer
4 38 (12.22%) Java Engineer
4 38 (12.22%) Senior Software Engineer
5 35 (11.25%) Analyst
6 34 (10.93%) Test Engineer
7 24 (7.72%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
8 23 (7.40%) Java Developer
9 22 (7.07%) Graduate
9 22 (7.07%) QA Engineer
10 19 (6.11%) Architect
10 19 (6.11%) QA Test Engineer
11 18 (5.79%) Java Software Engineer
12 17 (5.47%) Enterprise Architect
13 16 (5.14%) Junior
14 15 (4.82%) Senior Java Engineer
15 14 (4.50%) Business Analyst
15 14 (4.50%) Graduate Developer
16 13 (4.18%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (18.65%) HTML
2 57 (18.33%) CSS
3 41 (13.18%) MFC
3 41 (13.18%) STL
4 34 (10.93%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 31 (9.97%) Web Services
6 26 (8.36%) .NET
7 24 (7.72%) jQuery
8 20 (6.43%) Spring
9 19 (6.11%) CSS3
10 17 (5.47%) HTML5
10 17 (5.47%) RESTful
11 16 (5.14%) ASP.NET
12 15 (4.82%) .NET Framework
13 13 (4.18%) AngularJS
14 12 (3.86%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (3.86%) Hibernate
14 12 (3.86%) J2EE
14 12 (3.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 8 (2.57%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 206 (66.24%) Computer Science
2 59 (18.97%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (9.32%) User Experience
4 26 (8.36%) Management Information System
5 19 (6.11%) Mobile App
6 14 (4.50%) Self-Motivation
7 12 (3.86%) Mainframe
7 12 (3.86%) PMI
8 6 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.93%) NHS
9 5 (1.61%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.29%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.29%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.29%) Embedded Systems
10 4 (1.29%) IBM Mainframe
10 4 (1.29%) Social Media
11 3 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (0.96%) Mobile Computing
11 3 (0.96%) PDA
11 3 (0.96%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 48 (15.43%) Windows
2 29 (9.32%) Linux
3 7 (2.25%) Embedded Linux
3 7 (2.25%) VxWorks
4 6 (1.93%) Unix
5 4 (1.29%) CentOS
5 4 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.29%) Solaris
5 4 (1.29%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.96%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.64%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (59.81%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (34.41%) Software Engineering
3 81 (26.05%) TDD
4 67 (21.54%) UML
5 62 (19.94%) Test Automation
6 49 (15.76%) Waterfall
7 43 (13.83%) Analytical Thinking
8 42 (13.50%) Business Analysis
9 34 (10.93%) SDLC
10 33 (10.61%) Project Management
11 31 (9.97%) Problem-Solving
12 28 (9.00%) Data Modelling
12 28 (9.00%) Mentoring
13 27 (8.68%) Manual Testing
13 27 (8.68%) RAD
14 26 (8.36%) Business Intelligence
14 26 (8.36%) Mathematics
15 25 (8.04%) Web Development
16 24 (7.72%) Decision-Making
17 23 (7.40%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 80 (25.72%) C++
2 77 (24.76%) Java
3 75 (24.12%) C#
4 63 (20.26%) JavaScript
5 55 (17.68%) SQL
6 24 (7.72%) Java 8
7 23 (7.40%) C
8 11 (3.54%) PL/SQL
9 9 (2.89%) VB
10 8 (2.57%) COBOL
10 8 (2.57%) Embedded C
10 8 (2.57%) Embedded C++
10 8 (2.57%) T-SQL
10 8 (2.57%) VB.NET
10 8 (2.57%) VB6
11 7 (2.25%) Python
12 5 (1.61%) GLSL
12 5 (1.61%) HLSL
13 4 (1.29%) AWK
13 4 (1.29%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 141 (45.34%) Computer Science Degree
2 44 (14.15%) Master's Degree
3 20 (6.43%) PMI Certification
4 14 (4.50%) PMP
5 10 (3.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 8 (2.57%) CBAP
7 5 (1.61%) ISEB
8 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.29%) Numerate Degree
8 4 (1.29%) OCA
8 4 (1.29%) OCP
8 4 (1.29%) Oracle Certification
8 4 (1.29%) Postgraduate
8 4 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (1.29%) RHCE
8 4 (1.29%) RHCSA
9 3 (0.96%) CISM
9 3 (0.96%) CISSP
9 3 (0.96%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (17.36%) QA
2 11 (3.54%) PMO
3 8 (2.57%) GAMP
4 7 (2.25%) MISRA
4 7 (2.25%) MISRA C
5 3 (0.96%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.64%) GDPR
6 2 (0.64%) ISAE 3402
6 2 (0.64%) ISO 22301
6 2 (0.64%) ISO 31000
6 2 (0.64%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 2 (0.64%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (1.29%) GlusterFS
1 4 (1.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (0.32%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (1.29%) NetBackup
1 4 (1.29%) Oracle ZFS
1 4 (1.29%) Red Hat Satellite
1 4 (1.29%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 4 (1.29%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 2 (0.64%) FortiGate
2 2 (0.64%) Nessus
2 2 (0.64%) SCCM
2 2 (0.64%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 43 (13.83%) Microsoft
2 25 (8.04%) Oracle
3 23 (7.40%) Citrix
4 16 (5.14%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (3.22%) Adobe
5 10 (3.22%) Atlassian
6 8 (2.57%) IBM
7 6 (1.93%) Centrify
7 6 (1.93%) Cognos
7 6 (1.93%) Google
7 6 (1.93%) Sun
7 6 (1.93%) Tableau
7 6 (1.93%) VMware
8 5 (1.61%) EMC
9 4 (1.29%) Brocade
9 4 (1.29%) Cisco
9 4 (1.29%) HP
9 4 (1.29%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.29%) StorageTek
9 4 (1.29%) Veritas