Period
to 22 October 2017

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 22 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 10 20
Rank change year-on-year -4 +10 -4
Permanent jobs citing Degree 335 409 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 16.49% 16.83% 11.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 64.67% 62.35% 47.29%
Number of salaries quoted 316 408 310
West Sussex median annual salary £42,250 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,250 £28,550 £24,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 518 656 645
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 25.49% 27.00% 24.69%
Number of salaries quoted 459 599 533
West Sussex median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £25,500 £27,500 £25,550
90th Percentile £60,000 £59,600 £60,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 22 October 2017.

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 22 October 2017. 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
Crawley +1 138 £34,000 -21.84% 2
Horsham -7 77 £35,000 -
Gatwick 0 51 £32,000 -32.63% 1
Burgess Hill -1 30 £47,500 - 4
Chichester -7 15 £45,000 -
Worthing -43 8 £40,000 +5.26% 1
Haywards Heath -6 2 £45,000 -18.18%
Shoreham-by-Sea +4 1 £37,500 -11.76% 1
East Grinstead +3 1 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 2017, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for Degree.

1 153 (45.67%) Computer Science
2 122 (36.42%) SQL
3 119 (35.52%) Software Engineering
4 115 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
5 103 (30.75%) JavaScript
6 99 (29.55%) C#
7 98 (29.25%) SQL Server
8 91 (27.16%) C++
9 82 (24.48%) .NET
10 72 (21.49%) Visual Studio
11 64 (19.10%) Computer Science Degree
12 63 (18.81%) Analytical Skills
13 62 (18.51%) HTML
14 59 (17.61%) CSS
15 58 (17.31%) ASP.NET
16 57 (17.01%) jQuery
16 57 (17.01%) AngularJS
17 55 (16.42%) Relational Database
17 55 (16.42%) Linux
18 53 (15.82%) OO
18 53 (15.82%) Java
19 48 (14.33%) Web Development
20 46 (13.73%) Unit Testing
21 43 (12.84%) Oracle
21 43 (12.84%) Unix
22 42 (12.54%) MVC
23 40 (11.94%) C
24 38 (11.34%) Windows
25 37 (11.04%) CRM
25 37 (11.04%) Microsoft

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 14 (4.18%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.99%) CMS
3 8 (2.39%) IIS
4 3 (0.90%) Apache
4 3 (0.90%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.30%) JBoss
5 1 (0.30%) WildFly
Applications
1 19 (5.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (2.69%) FrameMaker
4 7 (2.09%) Photoshop
5 4 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (1.19%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.19%) Simulink
6 3 (0.90%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.30%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 4 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 25 (7.46%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (4.18%) Amazon EC2
2 14 (4.18%) GitHub
3 8 (2.39%) SaaS
4 7 (2.09%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.90%) OpenShift
6 3 (0.90%) Sauce Labs
7 2 (0.60%) Office 365
8 1 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.67%) Internet
2 11 (3.28%) Wi-Fi
3 9 (2.69%) SAN
4 6 (1.79%) Firewall
5 5 (1.49%) LAN
5 5 (1.49%) WAN
5 5 (1.49%) Wireless
6 4 (1.19%) Ethernet
6 4 (1.19%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (0.90%) 4G
7 3 (0.90%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (0.90%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (0.90%) DHCP
7 3 (0.90%) DNS
7 3 (0.90%) FCoE
7 3 (0.90%) IPsec
7 3 (0.90%) ISDN
7 3 (0.90%) Junos
7 3 (0.90%) SSL
7 3 (0.90%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (29.25%) SQL Server
2 55 (16.42%) Relational Database
3 33 (9.85%) MySQL
4 24 (7.16%) GIS
5 17 (5.07%) Oracle Database
6 16 (4.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (3.88%) Amazon RDS
7 13 (3.88%) QlikView
8 12 (3.58%) Data Mining
9 11 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (2.99%) Power BI
11 9 (2.69%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (2.39%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (2.39%) SQL Server 2014
13 7 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (2.09%) Redis
13 7 (2.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
15 5 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
15 5 (1.49%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 72 (21.49%) Visual Studio
2 29 (8.66%) JIRA
3 26 (7.76%) JSUnit
4 25 (7.46%) Git (software)
5 14 (4.18%) Bitbucket
5 14 (4.18%) Selenium
6 13 (3.88%) Subversion
7 11 (3.28%) Jasmine
8 9 (2.69%) HP UFT
9 7 (2.09%) Jenkins
9 7 (2.09%) Mocha
10 6 (1.79%) Cucumber
10 6 (1.79%) JUnit
10 6 (1.79%) Maven
11 3 (0.90%) Rational DOORS
11 3 (0.90%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.30%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.30%) Gradle
12 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 23 (6.87%) Telecoms
2 21 (6.27%) Finance
3 14 (4.18%) Aerospace
4 13 (3.88%) Games
5 11 (3.28%) French Language
6 9 (2.69%) German Language
7 8 (2.39%) Marketing
8 7 (2.09%) Electronics
8 7 (2.09%) Legal
9 5 (1.49%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.19%) Retail
11 3 (0.90%) Billing
11 3 (0.90%) Italian Language
11 3 (0.90%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.60%) Automotive
12 2 (0.60%) Avionics
13 1 (0.30%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 117 (34.93%) Developer
2 53 (15.82%) Software Developer
3 44 (13.13%) .NET Developer
4 41 (12.24%) Software Engineer
5 34 (10.15%) C# Developer
6 33 (9.85%) JavaScript Developer
7 31 (9.25%) .NET Software Developer
8 28 (8.36%) C++ Software Engineer
9 26 (7.76%) C# .NET Developer
10 24 (7.16%) SQL Developer
11 23 (6.87%) Graduate
12 21 (6.27%) Analyst
12 21 (6.27%) C# Software Developer
13 20 (5.97%) Senior Software Engineer
13 20 (5.97%) Web Developer
14 19 (5.67%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
15 17 (5.07%) ASP.NET Developer
15 17 (5.07%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 17 (5.07%) HTML Developer
15 17 (5.07%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (24.48%) .NET
2 62 (18.51%) HTML
3 59 (17.61%) CSS
4 58 (17.31%) ASP.NET
5 57 (17.01%) AngularJS
5 57 (17.01%) jQuery
6 35 (10.45%) ASP.NET MVC
7 29 (8.66%) XML
8 26 (7.76%) .NET Framework
8 26 (7.76%) Entity Framework
9 25 (7.46%) Sass
10 23 (6.87%) HTML5
11 19 (5.67%) J2EE
12 18 (5.37%) Node.js
13 17 (5.07%) Dojo
14 15 (4.48%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 15 (4.48%) MFC
14 15 (4.48%) STL
14 15 (4.48%) Web Services
15 14 (4.18%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 153 (45.67%) Computer Science
2 63 (18.81%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (6.57%) Management Information System
4 19 (5.67%) Algorithms
5 15 (4.48%) User Experience
6 10 (2.99%) Data Centre
6 10 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
6 10 (2.99%) PMI
7 7 (2.09%) Client/Server
7 7 (2.09%) Data Structures
8 6 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (1.79%) Life Science
8 6 (1.79%) Reinsurance
9 5 (1.49%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.90%) Driving Licence
10 3 (0.90%) Fintech
10 3 (0.90%) PKI
11 1 (0.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.30%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 55 (16.42%) Linux
2 43 (12.84%) Unix
3 38 (11.34%) Windows
4 8 (2.39%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.19%) CentOS
6 4 (1.19%) Solaris
7 3 (0.90%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.60%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (35.52%) Software Engineering
2 115 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (15.82%) OO
4 48 (14.33%) Web Development
5 46 (13.73%) Unit Testing
6 42 (12.54%) MVC
7 37 (11.04%) CRM
8 35 (10.45%) Mathematics
8 35 (10.45%) OOP
8 35 (10.45%) Refactoring
9 34 (10.15%) Test Automation
10 29 (8.66%) ITIL
11 28 (8.36%) UML
12 26 (7.76%) TDD
13 24 (7.16%) Business Intelligence
14 20 (5.97%) Mentoring
14 20 (5.97%) Scrum
15 19 (5.67%) Data Modelling
15 19 (5.67%) Presales
16 18 (5.37%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 122 (36.42%) SQL
2 103 (30.75%) JavaScript
3 99 (29.55%) C#
4 91 (27.16%) C++
5 53 (15.82%) Java
6 40 (11.94%) C
7 35 (10.45%) VB.NET
8 29 (8.66%) T-SQL
9 26 (7.76%) PL/SQL
10 18 (5.37%) TypeScript
11 13 (3.88%) R
12 12 (3.58%) Shell Script
13 11 (3.28%) Fortran
14 9 (2.69%) Python
14 9 (2.69%) VB
14 9 (2.69%) VBScript
15 7 (2.09%) Groovy
16 6 (1.79%) MATLAB
16 6 (1.79%) Perl
17 5 (1.49%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 64 (19.10%) Computer Science Degree
2 18 (5.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (3.88%) Master's Degree
4 12 (3.58%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (2.99%) MCSE
5 10 (2.99%) PMI Certification
6 9 (2.69%) Numerate Degree
7 8 (2.39%) Security Cleared
8 7 (2.09%) CCA
8 7 (2.09%) CCNA
8 7 (2.09%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (1.49%) RHCE
10 4 (1.19%) RHCSA
11 3 (0.90%) HND
11 3 (0.90%) PhD
11 3 (0.90%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.60%) CCIE
12 2 (0.60%) CCNP
12 2 (0.60%) MBA
12 2 (0.60%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.09%) QA
2 6 (1.79%) SLA
3 2 (0.60%) GAMP
4 1 (0.30%) GDPR
4 1 (0.30%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (2.09%) MetaFrame
1 7 (2.09%) XenApp
2 6 (1.79%) Docker
3 5 (1.49%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (1.19%) GlusterFS
4 4 (1.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.60%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.60%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.30%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (1.19%) Ansible
1 4 (1.19%) NetBackup
1 4 (1.19%) Oracle ZFS
1 4 (1.19%) Red Hat Satellite
1 4 (1.19%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 4 (1.19%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 3 (0.90%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (0.90%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (0.60%) SCCM
4 1 (0.30%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 43 (12.84%) Oracle
2 37 (11.04%) Microsoft
3 19 (5.67%) Citrix
4 13 (3.88%) Tableau
5 12 (3.58%) Cognos
6 11 (3.28%) Adobe
7 10 (2.99%) VMware
8 6 (1.79%) AppDynamics
8 6 (1.79%) Perforce
8 6 (1.79%) Splunk
9 5 (1.49%) EMC
9 5 (1.49%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.19%) Brocade
10 4 (1.19%) Cisco
10 4 (1.19%) HP
10 4 (1.19%) StorageTek
10 4 (1.19%) Sun
10 4 (1.19%) Veritas
11 3 (0.90%) Barracuda Networks
11 3 (0.90%) Progress