Period
to 24 November 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 11 21
Rank change year-on-year -4 +10 -6
Permanent jobs citing Degree 338 386 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 16.03% 15.85% 11.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 62.71% 60.50% 46.30%
Number of salaries quoted 315 384 308
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,500 £27,150 £24,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £63,750 £61,250
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year - -1.16% +7.50%

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 539 638 648
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 25.57% 26.20% 24.34%
Number of salaries quoted 482 579 539
West Sussex median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 24 November 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 24 November 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 0 121 £38,000 -15.56% 2
Horsham -11 68 £35,000 - 1
Burgess Hill -2 48 £47,500 - 2
Gatwick 0 46 £32,500 -31.58% 2
Chichester -7 18 £45,000 - 2
Worthing -31 11 £50,000 +25.00% 1
East Grinstead +5 1 £40,000 +77.78% 1
Shoreham-by-Sea +2 1 £37,500 +8.70%
Haywards Heath -9 1 £42,500 -22.73% 1
Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 158 (46.75%) Computer Science
2 121 (35.80%) Software Engineering
3 119 (35.21%) Agile Software Development
4 108 (31.95%) SQL
5 102 (30.18%) C#
6 101 (29.88%) C++
7 89 (26.33%) JavaScript
8 86 (25.44%) SQL Server
9 82 (24.26%) Visual Studio
10 79 (23.37%) Computer Science Degree
11 66 (19.53%) .NET
12 59 (17.46%) HTML
13 57 (16.86%) CSS
14 55 (16.27%) Linux
15 54 (15.98%) AngularJS
15 54 (15.98%) Analytical Skills
16 53 (15.68%) Java
17 50 (14.79%) Windows
18 49 (14.50%) Web Development
19 45 (13.31%) jQuery
20 44 (13.02%) UML
20 44 (13.02%) Microsoft
21 43 (12.72%) Oracle
21 43 (12.72%) Relational Database
22 41 (12.13%) ASP.NET
22 41 (12.13%) Unix
22 41 (12.13%) TDD
23 39 (11.54%) OO
24 36 (10.65%) T-SQL
25 35 (10.36%) C

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 12 (3.55%) CMS
2 6 (1.78%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.89%) IIS
4 2 (0.59%) Apache
4 2 (0.59%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.30%) JBoss
5 1 (0.30%) WildFly
Applications
1 21 (6.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (3.55%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (2.66%) FrameMaker
3 9 (2.66%) Photoshop
4 5 (1.48%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (1.18%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.18%) Simulink
6 1 (0.30%) PTC Creo
6 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.07%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.30%) Primavera
2 1 (0.30%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.30%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.30%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.21%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (4.14%) GitHub
3 10 (2.96%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (2.66%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (2.37%) SaaS
6 4 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (1.18%) OpenShift
6 4 (1.18%) Sauce Labs
7 2 (0.59%) 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 (5.62%) Internet
2 10 (2.96%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (2.37%) SAN
4 5 (1.48%) Firewall
5 4 (1.18%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (1.18%) LAN
5 4 (1.18%) WAN
5 4 (1.18%) Wireless
6 3 (0.89%) Ethernet
6 3 (0.89%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.89%) WebEx
7 2 (0.59%) 3G
7 2 (0.59%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (0.59%) DHCP
7 2 (0.59%) DNS
7 2 (0.59%) IPv6
7 2 (0.59%) ISDN
7 2 (0.59%) MPLS
7 2 (0.59%) OSPF
7 2 (0.59%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (25.44%) SQL Server
2 43 (12.72%) Relational Database
3 25 (7.40%) GIS
3 25 (7.40%) MySQL
4 18 (5.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (5.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (5.03%) Oracle Database
6 14 (4.14%) QlikView
7 13 (3.85%) Data Mining
7 13 (3.85%) Power BI
8 11 (3.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (2.66%) Amazon RDS
9 9 (2.66%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (2.37%) Spotfire
10 8 (2.37%) SQL Server 2014
11 7 (2.07%) Redis
12 6 (1.78%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 82 (24.26%) Visual Studio
2 25 (7.40%) JIRA
3 21 (6.21%) Git (software)
4 18 (5.33%) JSUnit
5 15 (4.44%) Selenium
6 14 (4.14%) Bitbucket
7 11 (3.25%) Jasmine
8 9 (2.66%) HP UFT
8 9 (2.66%) Subversion
9 7 (2.07%) Cucumber
9 7 (2.07%) Jenkins
9 7 (2.07%) JUnit
9 7 (2.07%) Maven
9 7 (2.07%) Mocha
10 4 (1.18%) SoapUI
11 3 (0.89%) Rational DOORS
12 1 (0.30%) Gradle
12 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 20 (5.92%) Finance
2 18 (5.33%) Telecoms
3 15 (4.44%) Aerospace
4 13 (3.85%) French Language
5 12 (3.55%) Games
6 9 (2.66%) German Language
7 7 (2.07%) Electronics
8 6 (1.78%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.78%) Marketing
9 4 (1.18%) Billing
10 3 (0.89%) Avionics
10 3 (0.89%) Italian Language
10 3 (0.89%) Legal
10 3 (0.89%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.59%) Automotive
12 1 (0.30%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 102 (30.18%) Developer
2 54 (15.98%) Software Engineer
3 43 (12.72%) C++ Software Engineer
4 38 (11.24%) Software Developer
5 33 (9.76%) JavaScript Developer
6 30 (8.88%) Senior Software Engineer
7 29 (8.58%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
8 28 (8.28%) .NET Developer
9 26 (7.69%) C# Developer
10 24 (7.10%) SQL Developer
11 21 (6.21%) Analyst
12 20 (5.92%) Graduate
12 20 (5.92%) Web Developer
13 19 (5.62%) .NET Software Developer
14 18 (5.33%) C# .NET Developer
14 18 (5.33%) HTML Developer
15 17 (5.03%) C# Software Developer
15 17 (5.03%) HTML CSS Developer
15 17 (5.03%) Systems Engineer
16 14 (4.14%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (19.53%) .NET
2 59 (17.46%) HTML
3 57 (16.86%) CSS
4 54 (15.98%) AngularJS
5 45 (13.31%) jQuery
6 41 (12.13%) ASP.NET
7 32 (9.47%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 32 (9.47%) MFC
7 32 (9.47%) STL
8 26 (7.69%) XML
9 25 (7.40%) Sass
10 20 (5.92%) HTML5
11 19 (5.62%) ASP.NET MVC
12 18 (5.33%) .NET Framework
12 18 (5.33%) Entity Framework
12 18 (5.33%) J2EE
12 18 (5.33%) Node.js
13 16 (4.73%) JSP
14 15 (4.44%) Dojo
14 15 (4.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 158 (46.75%) Computer Science
2 54 (15.98%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (7.40%) Management Information System
4 16 (4.73%) Algorithms
5 15 (4.44%) User Experience
6 10 (2.96%) Greenfield Project
7 9 (2.66%) Data Centre
8 7 (2.07%) Client/Server
8 7 (2.07%) Data Structures
8 7 (2.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (2.07%) PMI
9 6 (1.78%) Life Science
10 5 (1.48%) Virtual Team
11 4 (1.18%) Fintech
11 4 (1.18%) Reinsurance
12 3 (0.89%) Driving Licence
13 2 (0.59%) PKI
14 1 (0.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 1 (0.30%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 55 (16.27%) Linux
2 50 (14.79%) Windows
3 41 (12.13%) Unix
4 5 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.18%) CentOS
5 4 (1.18%) Solaris
5 4 (1.18%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.89%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.59%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.30%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (35.80%) Software Engineering
2 119 (35.21%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (14.50%) Web Development
4 44 (13.02%) UML
5 41 (12.13%) TDD
6 39 (11.54%) OO
7 35 (10.36%) Test Automation
8 34 (10.06%) Unit Testing
9 33 (9.76%) Mathematics
10 31 (9.17%) Refactoring
11 30 (8.88%) Business Intelligence
12 28 (8.28%) CRM
13 27 (7.99%) MVC
14 26 (7.69%) OOP
15 23 (6.80%) ITIL
16 20 (5.92%) Front End Development
16 20 (5.92%) SDLC
17 18 (5.33%) Data Visualisation
17 18 (5.33%) Integration Testing
17 18 (5.33%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 108 (31.95%) SQL
2 102 (30.18%) C#
3 101 (29.88%) C++
4 89 (26.33%) JavaScript
5 53 (15.68%) Java
6 36 (10.65%) T-SQL
7 35 (10.36%) C
8 27 (7.99%) VB.NET
9 22 (6.51%) PL/SQL
10 18 (5.33%) TypeScript
11 13 (3.85%) R
12 12 (3.55%) Shell Script
13 9 (2.66%) Python
13 9 (2.66%) VB
13 9 (2.66%) VBScript
14 8 (2.37%) Groovy
15 7 (2.07%) Fortran
15 7 (2.07%) Perl
16 5 (1.48%) Embedded C
17 4 (1.18%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 79 (23.37%) Computer Science Degree
2 20 (5.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (3.55%) Master's Degree
4 10 (2.96%) Numerate Degree
5 9 (2.66%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (2.37%) MCSE
6 8 (2.37%) PMI Certification
7 7 (2.07%) Security Cleared
8 5 (1.48%) CCA
8 5 (1.48%) CCNA
8 5 (1.48%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (1.48%) RHCE
9 4 (1.18%) RHCSA
10 3 (0.89%) HND
10 3 (0.89%) PhD
10 3 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.59%) CCIE
11 2 (0.59%) CCNP
11 2 (0.59%) ISEB
11 2 (0.59%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.55%) QA
2 5 (1.48%) SLA
3 2 (0.59%) GAMP
3 2 (0.59%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.30%) GDPR
4 1 (0.30%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.30%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (2.07%) Docker
2 6 (1.78%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (1.48%) MetaFrame
3 5 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.48%) XenApp
4 4 (1.18%) GlusterFS
4 4 (1.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (0.89%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.89%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.30%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (1.18%) Ansible
1 4 (1.18%) NetBackup
1 4 (1.18%) Oracle ZFS
1 4 (1.18%) Red Hat Satellite
1 4 (1.18%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 4 (1.18%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 3 (0.89%) SCCM
3 2 (0.59%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (0.59%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.30%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 44 (13.02%) Microsoft
2 43 (12.72%) Oracle
3 18 (5.33%) Citrix
4 14 (4.14%) Tableau
5 13 (3.85%) Adobe
5 13 (3.85%) Cognos
6 11 (3.25%) VMware
7 7 (2.07%) AppDynamics
7 7 (2.07%) Perforce
7 7 (2.07%) Splunk
8 5 (1.48%) EMC
8 5 (1.48%) HP
8 5 (1.48%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.48%) SAP
9 4 (1.18%) Brocade
9 4 (1.18%) StorageTek
9 4 (1.18%) Sun
9 4 (1.18%) Veritas
10 3 (0.89%) Cisco
11 2 (0.59%) Juniper