Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 13 18
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5 -4
Permanent jobs citing Degree 294 317 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 14.63% 14.70% 14.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 59.04% 57.85% 54.85%
Number of salaries quoted 257 318 402
West Sussex median annual salary £47,500 £44,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.34% +10.63% -
10th Percentile £33,000 £28,025 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,300 £63,500 £62,375
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,728
% change year-on-year - -2.81% +4.11%

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 498 548 691
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 24.78% 25.42% 26.99%
Number of salaries quoted 430 493 603
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,975 £28,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 0 87 £47,500 - 14
Crawley -13 70 £54,000 +22.73% 18
Chichester +15 30 £45,000 - 4
Gatwick +2 29 £43,750 - 3
Worthing -6 15 £50,000 +17.65% 2
Horsham -19 10 £36,250 -3.33% 3
Shoreham-by-Sea +1 1 £35,000 +32.08%
East Grinstead - 1 £40,000 - 1
Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 153 (52.04%) Computer Science
2 120 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (33.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 87 (29.59%) C#
5 84 (28.57%) SQL
5 84 (28.57%) Software Engineering
6 83 (28.23%) C++
7 80 (27.21%) TDD
8 70 (23.81%) Visual Studio
9 65 (22.11%) UML
10 63 (21.43%) Windows
11 53 (18.03%) STL
11 53 (18.03%) MFC
11 53 (18.03%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 50 (17.01%) Microsoft
13 48 (16.33%) Finance
14 47 (15.99%) SQL Server
14 47 (15.99%) Analytical Skills
15 42 (14.29%) Java
15 42 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
16 41 (13.95%) Oracle
16 41 (13.95%) Test Automation
17 39 (13.27%) Linux
17 39 (13.27%) Management Information System
18 36 (12.24%) SDLC
19 32 (10.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 32 (10.88%) T-SQL
20 31 (10.54%) .NET
21 30 (10.20%) QA
22 29 (9.86%) Master's Degree

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 15 (5.10%) CMS
2 3 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (1.02%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.68%) Drupal
3 2 (0.68%) Joomla!
3 2 (0.68%) Jupyter
Applications
1 20 (6.80%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (4.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (2.38%) FrameMaker
3 7 (2.38%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (2.04%) Photoshop
5 5 (1.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (1.02%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.02%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 13 (4.42%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.34%) Primavera
2 1 (0.34%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.34%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.34%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.42%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.36%) OpenShift
2 4 (1.36%) SaaS
2 4 (1.36%) Sauce Labs
3 2 (0.68%) AdWords
3 2 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.68%) IaaS
3 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.34%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.34%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.80%) Internet
2 9 (3.06%) Wi-Fi
3 7 (2.38%) LAN
3 7 (2.38%) Wireless
4 5 (1.70%) 4G
4 5 (1.70%) SAN
4 5 (1.70%) WAN
5 4 (1.36%) Firewall
6 3 (1.02%) Ethernet
6 3 (1.02%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (1.02%) WebEx
7 2 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.68%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (0.68%) DHCP
7 2 (0.68%) FCoE
7 2 (0.68%) HTTP
7 2 (0.68%) Junos
7 2 (0.68%) Network Security
7 2 (0.68%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.68%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (15.99%) SQL Server
2 32 (10.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (8.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (7.14%) QlikView
5 19 (6.46%) Oracle Database
6 18 (6.12%) Relational Database
7 17 (5.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (4.76%) Power BI
8 14 (4.76%) Spotfire
9 12 (4.08%) GIS
10 9 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (3.06%) MySQL
11 8 (2.72%) Data Mining
11 8 (2.72%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
13 4 (1.36%) DB2
13 4 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (0.68%) Big Data
14 2 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 70 (23.81%) Visual Studio
2 11 (3.74%) Cucumber
2 11 (3.74%) Selenium
3 9 (3.06%) JIRA
4 8 (2.72%) Git (software)
4 8 (2.72%) Jenkins
5 6 (2.04%) JUnit
5 6 (2.04%) Maven
6 4 (1.36%) SoapUI
7 3 (1.02%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (0.68%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.68%) Jasmine
8 2 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.34%) JIRA Agile
9 1 (0.34%) TestRail
9 1 (0.34%) VersionOne
General
1 48 (16.33%) Finance
2 10 (3.40%) French Language
3 8 (2.72%) Marketing
4 7 (2.38%) Billing
4 7 (2.38%) Electronics
5 6 (2.04%) Games
5 6 (2.04%) German Language
5 6 (2.04%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.70%) Retail
7 4 (1.36%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.36%) Avionics
7 4 (1.36%) Military
7 4 (1.36%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.68%) Italian Language
8 2 (0.68%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.34%) Automotive
9 1 (0.34%) Banking
9 1 (0.34%) Legal
Job Titles
1 68 (23.13%) Software Engineer
2 57 (19.39%) C++ Software Engineer
2 57 (19.39%) Developer
3 39 (13.27%) Senior Software Engineer
4 37 (12.59%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 25 (8.50%) Analyst
5 25 (8.50%) SQL Developer
6 23 (7.82%) Java Engineer
7 20 (6.80%) T-SQL Developer
8 17 (5.78%) SSIS Developer
8 17 (5.78%) Systems Engineer
9 15 (5.10%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 15 (5.10%) Project Manager
10 13 (4.42%) Senior Java Engineer
11 12 (4.08%) Test Engineer
12 10 (3.40%) Database Developer
12 10 (3.40%) SQL Analyst
13 9 (3.06%) Architect
13 9 (3.06%) Graduate
13 9 (3.06%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (18.03%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 53 (18.03%) MFC
1 53 (18.03%) STL
2 31 (10.54%) .NET
3 25 (8.50%) CSS
3 25 (8.50%) HTML
4 23 (7.82%) ASP.NET
4 23 (7.82%) Web Services
5 18 (6.12%) jQuery
5 18 (6.12%) XML
6 17 (5.78%) HTML5
6 17 (5.78%) MDX
7 10 (3.40%) Spring
8 9 (3.06%) AngularJS
9 8 (2.72%) Ajax
9 8 (2.72%) CSS3
9 8 (2.72%) JSP
9 8 (2.72%) RESTful
10 7 (2.38%) REST
11 6 (2.04%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 153 (52.04%) Computer Science
2 47 (15.99%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (13.27%) Management Information System
4 11 (3.74%) Algorithms
5 8 (2.72%) PMI
6 7 (2.38%) Data Centre
7 6 (2.04%) Data Structures
7 6 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (2.04%) Mainframe
7 6 (2.04%) Reinsurance
8 5 (1.70%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.70%) User Experience
9 4 (1.36%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.36%) Fintech
9 4 (1.36%) Life Science
10 3 (1.02%) Augmented Reality
10 3 (1.02%) Smartphone
10 3 (1.02%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.68%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.68%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 63 (21.43%) Windows
2 39 (13.27%) Linux
3 28 (9.52%) Unix
4 3 (1.02%) CentOS
4 3 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.02%) Solaris
4 3 (1.02%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.68%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (0.68%) VxWorks
5 2 (0.68%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.34%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 80 (27.21%) TDD
4 65 (22.11%) UML
5 42 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 41 (13.95%) Test Automation
7 36 (12.24%) SDLC
8 25 (8.50%) Project Management
9 23 (7.82%) Analytical Thinking
9 23 (7.82%) ITIL
10 21 (7.14%) Mathematics
10 21 (7.14%) RAD
10 21 (7.14%) Unit Testing
11 20 (6.80%) PRINCE2
12 18 (6.12%) Regression Testing
13 17 (5.78%) Compatibility Testing
13 17 (5.78%) Data Modelling
13 17 (5.78%) Integration Testing
13 17 (5.78%) Waterfall
13 17 (5.78%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 87 (29.59%) C#
2 84 (28.57%) SQL
3 83 (28.23%) C++
4 42 (14.29%) Java
5 32 (10.88%) T-SQL
6 26 (8.84%) JavaScript
7 22 (7.48%) PL/SQL
8 20 (6.80%) C
9 11 (3.74%) Shell Script
10 6 (2.04%) Groovy
10 6 (2.04%) VB
10 6 (2.04%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.70%) VB6
12 4 (1.36%) COBOL
12 4 (1.36%) Embedded C
12 4 (1.36%) Fortran
12 4 (1.36%) Perl
13 3 (1.02%) MATLAB
13 3 (1.02%) PHP
13 3 (1.02%) Python
Qualifications
1 99 (33.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 29 (9.86%) Master's Degree
3 19 (6.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (3.06%) PMI Certification
5 6 (2.04%) PMP
6 4 (1.36%) CCIE
6 4 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (1.02%) HND
7 3 (1.02%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (1.02%) RHCE
7 3 (1.02%) RHCSA
8 2 (0.68%) APMP
8 2 (0.68%) CCDP
8 2 (0.68%) CCNP
8 2 (0.68%) ISEB
8 2 (0.68%) MCTS
8 2 (0.68%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (10.20%) QA
2 6 (2.04%) PMO
3 4 (1.36%) GAMP
4 2 (0.68%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.68%) SLA
5 1 (0.34%) DICOM
System Software
1 6 (2.04%) Docker
2 4 (1.36%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (1.02%) GlusterFS
3 3 (1.02%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.02%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.70%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.02%) Ansible
2 3 (1.02%) NetBackup
2 3 (1.02%) Oracle ZFS
2 3 (1.02%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (1.02%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 3 (1.02%) SCCM
2 3 (1.02%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (0.68%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (0.68%) FortiGate
3 2 (0.68%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.34%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 50 (17.01%) Microsoft
2 41 (13.95%) Oracle
3 22 (7.48%) Cognos
4 20 (6.80%) Tableau
5 10 (3.40%) Citrix
6 9 (3.06%) SAP
6 9 (3.06%) Splunk
7 8 (2.72%) Adobe
7 8 (2.72%) VMware
8 6 (2.04%) AppDynamics
9 4 (1.36%) Cisco
9 4 (1.36%) HP
9 4 (1.36%) Palo Alto
9 4 (1.36%) Perforce
10 3 (1.02%) EMC
10 3 (1.02%) IBM
10 3 (1.02%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.02%) StorageTek
10 3 (1.02%) Sun
10 3 (1.02%) Veritas