Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 13 17
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 363 416 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 17.34% 16.44% 13.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 66.85% 63.03% 51.14%
Number of salaries quoted 371 411 329
West Sussex median annual salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £24,150
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £61,250
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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex.

Academic & Professional Certification
West Sussex
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 543 660 616
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 25.94% 26.08% 25.60%
Number of salaries quoted 503 590 521
West Sussex median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,300 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £60,750
South East median annual salary £43,300 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year -3.78% +3.45% +2.35%

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 August 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 19 August 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 +7 157 £34,000 -17.07% 3
Horsham -4 88 £36,250 +3.57%
Gatwick -3 61 £32,000 -28.89%
Burgess Hill +13 20 £47,500 +2.70% 3
Chichester +1 18 £40,000 -20.00%
Worthing -44 12 £32,500 -13.33%
Haywards Heath +7 3 £47,500 -13.64%
Selsey - 3 £40,000 -
Shoreham-by-Sea +4 1 £37,500 -11.76%
Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 160 (44.08%) Computer Science
2 149 (41.05%) Software Engineering
2 149 (41.05%) JavaScript
3 135 (37.19%) Agile Software Development
4 134 (36.91%) SQL
5 131 (36.09%) C#
6 119 (32.78%) SQL Server
7 116 (31.96%) .NET
8 101 (27.82%) C++
9 87 (23.97%) Visual Studio
10 86 (23.69%) CSS
11 82 (22.59%) ASP.NET
12 81 (22.31%) OO
13 80 (22.04%) HTML
14 75 (20.66%) Unit Testing
15 73 (20.11%) jQuery
15 73 (20.11%) AngularJS
16 72 (19.83%) Analytical Skills
17 71 (19.56%) MVC
18 61 (16.80%) ASP.NET MVC
19 60 (16.53%) Java
19 60 (16.53%) Relational Database
19 60 (16.53%) Computer Science Degree
20 59 (16.25%) Mathematics
21 58 (15.98%) OOP
22 55 (15.15%) VB.NET
22 55 (15.15%) Web Development
23 49 (13.50%) Linux
24 47 (12.95%) .NET Framework
25 46 (12.67%) Refactoring

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 18 (4.96%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.20%) IIS
3 3 (0.83%) Apache
3 3 (0.83%) CMS
3 3 (0.83%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.28%) Drupal
4 1 (0.28%) JBoss
4 1 (0.28%) SAS
4 1 (0.28%) WildFly
4 1 (0.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 24 (6.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (3.31%) Photoshop
3 10 (2.75%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (2.75%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (1.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.93%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.55%) FrameMaker
7 1 (0.28%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.28%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 6 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.55%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 23 (6.34%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (6.06%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (4.13%) GitHub
4 14 (3.86%) SaaS
5 7 (1.93%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.55%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.55%) Office 365
8 1 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.96%) Internet
2 9 (2.48%) Firewall
2 9 (2.48%) SAN
3 6 (1.65%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (1.38%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.10%) Extranet
5 4 (1.10%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (0.83%) LAN
6 3 (0.83%) Unified Communications
6 3 (0.83%) VoIP
6 3 (0.83%) WAN
7 2 (0.55%) DHCP
7 2 (0.55%) DNS
7 2 (0.55%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.55%) FCoE
7 2 (0.55%) HTTP
7 2 (0.55%) IPv6
7 2 (0.55%) ISDN
7 2 (0.55%) Junos
7 2 (0.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (32.78%) SQL Server
2 60 (16.53%) Relational Database
3 41 (11.29%) MySQL
4 22 (6.06%) GIS
5 21 (5.79%) Amazon RDS
6 15 (4.13%) SQL Server 2014
7 14 (3.86%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (2.75%) QlikView
8 10 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (2.48%) Data Mining
9 9 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (2.48%) Power BI
10 7 (1.93%) Oracle Database
10 7 (1.93%) Redis
11 5 (1.38%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (1.10%) Spotfire
12 4 (1.10%) Star Schema
13 3 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 87 (23.97%) Visual Studio
2 41 (11.29%) Git (software)
3 40 (11.02%) JSUnit
4 34 (9.37%) JIRA
5 24 (6.61%) Subversion
6 14 (3.86%) Bitbucket
6 14 (3.86%) Selenium
7 9 (2.48%) HP UFT
7 9 (2.48%) Jasmine
8 7 (1.93%) Eclipse
8 7 (1.93%) Mocha
8 7 (1.93%) PHPUnit
9 5 (1.38%) NUnit
10 3 (0.83%) LINQPad
11 2 (0.55%) Bugzilla
11 2 (0.55%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.55%) Trac
12 1 (0.28%) Gradle
12 1 (0.28%) JUnit
12 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 30 (8.26%) Telecoms
2 24 (6.61%) Finance
3 14 (3.86%) Aerospace
4 13 (3.58%) Retail
5 12 (3.31%) Games
6 9 (2.48%) Manufacturing
6 9 (2.48%) Marketing
7 8 (2.20%) French Language
7 8 (2.20%) German Language
8 7 (1.93%) Legal
9 6 (1.65%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (1.10%) Avionics
11 3 (0.83%) Electronics
12 2 (0.55%) Advertising
12 2 (0.55%) Automotive
13 1 (0.28%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.28%) Military
13 1 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 161 (44.35%) Developer
2 74 (20.39%) .NET Developer
3 73 (20.11%) Software Developer
4 58 (15.98%) C# Developer
5 53 (14.60%) .NET Software Developer
6 49 (13.50%) C# .NET Developer
7 42 (11.57%) Software Engineer
8 38 (10.47%) JavaScript Developer
9 37 (10.19%) C# Software Developer
10 36 (9.92%) ASP.NET Developer
11 34 (9.37%) SQL Developer
12 32 (8.82%) C++ Software Engineer
13 31 (8.54%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 28 (7.71%) Web Developer
15 27 (7.44%) Analyst
16 25 (6.89%) SQL Server Developer
17 23 (6.34%) Graduate
18 22 (6.06%) HTML Developer
19 21 (5.79%) HTML CSS Developer
20 19 (5.23%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (31.96%) .NET
2 86 (23.69%) CSS
3 82 (22.59%) ASP.NET
4 80 (22.04%) HTML
5 73 (20.11%) AngularJS
5 73 (20.11%) jQuery
6 61 (16.80%) ASP.NET MVC
7 47 (12.95%) .NET Framework
8 40 (11.02%) Entity Framework
9 24 (6.61%) HTML5
10 23 (6.34%) J2EE
10 23 (6.34%) Sass
11 21 (5.79%) Ajax
12 20 (5.51%) XML
13 19 (5.23%) Web Services
14 16 (4.41%) ASP.NET Web API
14 16 (4.41%) CSS3
14 16 (4.41%) Node.js
15 15 (4.13%) Dojo
15 15 (4.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 160 (44.08%) Computer Science
2 72 (19.83%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (6.34%) User Experience
4 20 (5.51%) Algorithms
5 19 (5.23%) Management Information System
6 14 (3.86%) Greenfield Project
7 12 (3.31%) PMI
8 11 (3.03%) Data Structures
9 9 (2.48%) Data Centre
10 8 (2.20%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.65%) Mobile App
12 5 (1.38%) Driving Licence
13 4 (1.10%) Reinsurance
14 2 (0.55%) Life Science
14 2 (0.55%) PKI
14 2 (0.55%) Social Media
14 2 (0.55%) Virtual Team
15 1 (0.28%) CCTV
15 1 (0.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 1 (0.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 49 (13.50%) Linux
2 40 (11.02%) Windows
3 31 (8.54%) Unix
4 9 (2.48%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.38%) Android
5 5 (1.38%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.10%) CentOS
6 4 (1.10%) Solaris
7 1 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (41.05%) Software Engineering
2 135 (37.19%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (22.31%) OO
4 75 (20.66%) Unit Testing
5 71 (19.56%) MVC
6 59 (16.25%) Mathematics
7 58 (15.98%) OOP
8 55 (15.15%) Web Development
9 46 (12.67%) Refactoring
10 39 (10.74%) CRM
10 39 (10.74%) Test Automation
11 37 (10.19%) Scrum
12 29 (7.99%) SDLC
13 26 (7.16%) ITIL
14 25 (6.89%) TDD
15 22 (6.06%) Front End Development
15 22 (6.06%) UML
16 21 (5.79%) PRINCE2
17 20 (5.51%) Change Control
18 18 (4.96%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 149 (41.05%) JavaScript
2 134 (36.91%) SQL
3 131 (36.09%) C#
4 101 (27.82%) C++
5 60 (16.53%) Java
6 55 (15.15%) VB.NET
7 41 (11.29%) C
8 23 (6.34%) Python
9 22 (6.06%) T-SQL
10 19 (5.23%) Fortran
11 17 (4.68%) PL/SQL
12 16 (4.41%) TypeScript
13 15 (4.13%) Perl
14 12 (3.31%) R
15 9 (2.48%) VBScript
16 8 (2.20%) PHP
16 8 (2.20%) VB
17 7 (1.93%) Ruby
18 5 (1.38%) Shell Script
19 4 (1.10%) AWK
Qualifications
1 60 (16.53%) Computer Science Degree
2 24 (6.61%) Master's Degree
3 16 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (4.41%) PMI Certification
4 14 (3.86%) Numerate Degree
5 12 (3.31%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (3.03%) MCSE
7 9 (2.48%) Security Cleared
8 7 (1.93%) CCA
8 7 (1.93%) CCNA
8 7 (1.93%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (1.65%) SC Cleared
10 5 (1.38%) PMP
10 5 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (1.38%) RHCE
11 4 (1.10%) OCA
11 4 (1.10%) OCP
11 4 (1.10%) Oracle Certification
11 4 (1.10%) RHCSA
12 3 (0.83%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.93%) QA
1 7 (1.93%) SLA
2 6 (1.65%) GAMP
3 1 (0.28%) GDPR
3 1 (0.28%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.28%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (1.93%) MetaFrame
1 7 (1.93%) XenApp
2 4 (1.10%) Firmware
2 4 (1.10%) GlusterFS
2 4 (1.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.55%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.10%) NetBackup
1 4 (1.10%) Oracle ZFS
1 4 (1.10%) Red Hat Satellite
1 4 (1.10%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 4 (1.10%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 2 (0.55%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (0.55%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.28%) Ansible
3 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.28%) Puppet
3 1 (0.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 44 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 27 (7.44%) Oracle
3 15 (4.13%) Adobe
3 15 (4.13%) Citrix
4 10 (2.75%) Tableau
5 9 (2.48%) Cognos
5 9 (2.48%) VMware
6 7 (1.93%) Zend
7 6 (1.65%) EMC
8 5 (1.38%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.10%) Brocade
9 4 (1.10%) HP
9 4 (1.10%) Progress
9 4 (1.10%) StorageTek
9 4 (1.10%) Sun
9 4 (1.10%) Veritas
10 3 (0.83%) Cisco
10 3 (0.83%) Google
10 3 (0.83%) Perforce
11 2 (0.55%) Forcepoint