Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 14 13
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 310 318 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 15.47% 15.06% 17.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 62.88% 62.60% 60.49%
Number of salaries quoted 281 322 410
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,750 £62,500 £61,250
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.59% -5.29% -

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 493 508 653
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 24.60% 24.06% 28.33%
Number of salaries quoted 425 460 581
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,600 £29,450 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +4.65%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 0 101 £47,500 - 1
Crawley -17 53 £47,500 +11.76% 9
Gatwick +6 49 £41,250 -2.94% 1
Worthing +6 21 £42,500 +30.77% 5
Chichester +5 19 £45,000 +12.50%
Horsham -19 14 £36,250 -9.38% 4
Haywards Heath +17 2 £60,000 +38.73% 3
Shoreham-by-Sea - 1 £35,000 - 2
Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 186 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 173 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
3 125 (40.32%) Computer Science Degree
4 110 (35.48%) Software Engineering
5 103 (33.23%) C#
6 89 (28.71%) TDD
7 88 (28.39%) C++
8 78 (25.16%) UML
9 72 (23.23%) Finance
10 69 (22.26%) Java
11 62 (20.00%) SQL
11 62 (20.00%) Test Automation
12 61 (19.68%) Windows
13 58 (18.71%) Visual Studio
14 55 (17.74%) Analytical Skills
15 53 (17.10%) STL
15 53 (17.10%) MFC
15 53 (17.10%) JavaScript
15 53 (17.10%) HTML
16 52 (16.77%) CSS
17 51 (16.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 48 (15.48%) QA
19 47 (15.16%) Microsoft
20 43 (13.87%) Master's Degree
21 42 (13.55%) Waterfall
22 41 (13.23%) Analytical Thinking
23 40 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
24 39 (12.58%) SDLC
24 39 (12.58%) SQL Server
25 33 (10.65%) .NET

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 8 (2.58%) CMS
1 8 (2.58%) Tomcat
2 4 (1.29%) Jupyter
2 4 (1.29%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (0.97%) Drupal
3 3 (0.97%) Joomla!
4 2 (0.65%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (6.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (4.52%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (2.90%) Photoshop
4 6 (1.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.32%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (2.26%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.65%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.61%) SaaS
2 3 (0.97%) AdWords
3 2 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.65%) IaaS
3 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (10.00%) Internet
2 8 (2.58%) HTTP
2 8 (2.58%) WebEx
3 5 (1.61%) LAN
4 4 (1.29%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (1.29%) Wireless
5 3 (0.97%) 4G
5 3 (0.97%) 802.11
5 3 (0.97%) Intranet
5 3 (0.97%) WLAN
5 3 (0.97%) WPA2
6 2 (0.65%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (0.65%) Firewall
6 2 (0.65%) Network Security
6 2 (0.65%) SAN
6 2 (0.65%) VoIP
6 2 (0.65%) WAN
7 1 (0.32%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (12.58%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (5.16%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (4.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (3.87%) QlikView
6 10 (3.23%) GIS
7 9 (2.90%) DB2
8 8 (2.58%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (2.58%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (2.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (2.26%) Big Data
9 7 (2.26%) MySQL
9 7 (2.26%) Oracle Database
9 7 (2.26%) Power BI
9 7 (2.26%) Relational Database
9 7 (2.26%) Spotfire
10 4 (1.29%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.32%) Data Lake
12 1 (0.32%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 58 (18.71%) Visual Studio
2 13 (4.19%) Git (software)
3 12 (3.87%) JIRA
4 8 (2.58%) Selenium
4 8 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (2.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 6 (1.94%) Cucumber
5 6 (1.94%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.29%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.65%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.32%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.32%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (0.32%) JUnit
8 1 (0.32%) TestRail
8 1 (0.32%) VersionOne
General
1 72 (23.23%) Finance
2 21 (6.77%) Marketing
3 15 (4.84%) Retail
4 14 (4.52%) Billing
5 11 (3.55%) Manufacturing
6 10 (3.23%) Military
6 10 (3.23%) Telecoms
7 8 (2.58%) Electronics
7 8 (2.58%) French Language
7 8 (2.58%) German Language
7 8 (2.58%) Russian Language
7 8 (2.58%) Spanish Language
8 6 (1.94%) Avionics
9 5 (1.61%) Games
10 3 (0.97%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.32%) Automotive
11 1 (0.32%) Banking
11 1 (0.32%) Legal
11 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 82 (26.45%) Software Engineer
2 65 (20.97%) Developer
3 57 (18.39%) C++ Software Engineer
4 42 (13.55%) Senior Software Engineer
5 34 (10.97%) Analyst
5 34 (10.97%) Java Engineer
6 32 (10.32%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
7 31 (10.00%) Test Engineer
8 20 (6.45%) Architect
8 20 (6.45%) QA Engineer
9 18 (5.81%) Enterprise Architect
9 18 (5.81%) Java Developer
9 18 (5.81%) Java Software Engineer
10 17 (5.48%) Graduate
10 17 (5.48%) QA Test Engineer
11 16 (5.16%) .NET Developer
11 16 (5.16%) Junior
12 15 (4.84%) Senior Java Engineer
12 15 (4.84%) Web Developer
13 14 (4.52%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (17.10%) HTML
1 53 (17.10%) MFC
1 53 (17.10%) STL
2 52 (16.77%) CSS
3 51 (16.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 33 (10.65%) .NET
5 27 (8.71%) ASP.NET
5 27 (8.71%) Web Services
6 19 (6.13%) HTML5
7 18 (5.81%) CSS3
7 18 (5.81%) jQuery
8 13 (4.19%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (3.87%) RESTful
9 12 (3.87%) Spring
9 12 (3.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 11 (3.55%) .NET Framework
11 9 (2.90%) AngularJS
11 9 (2.90%) WCF
12 8 (2.58%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (2.58%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 186 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 55 (17.74%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (9.03%) Management Information System
4 23 (7.42%) User Experience
5 16 (5.16%) Mobile App
6 13 (4.19%) PMI
7 11 (3.55%) Mainframe
8 6 (1.94%) Algorithms
8 6 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.61%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.61%) NHS
10 4 (1.29%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.29%) Embedded Systems
10 4 (1.29%) IBM Mainframe
10 4 (1.29%) Reinsurance
10 4 (1.29%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (1.29%) Social Media
11 3 (0.97%) Augmented Reality
11 3 (0.97%) Mobile Computing
11 3 (0.97%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 61 (19.68%) Windows
2 23 (7.42%) Linux
3 6 (1.94%) Unix
4 4 (1.29%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.97%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.65%) CentOS
6 2 (0.65%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.65%) Solaris
6 2 (0.65%) VxWorks
6 2 (0.65%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (35.48%) Software Engineering
3 89 (28.71%) TDD
4 78 (25.16%) UML
5 62 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 42 (13.55%) Waterfall
7 41 (13.23%) Analytical Thinking
8 40 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
9 39 (12.58%) SDLC
10 32 (10.32%) Project Management
11 31 (10.00%) Business Analysis
11 31 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
12 25 (8.06%) Data Modelling
13 24 (7.74%) Manual Testing
13 24 (7.74%) PRINCE2
14 23 (7.42%) IT Strategy
14 23 (7.42%) Mentoring
14 23 (7.42%) RAD
15 22 (7.10%) Decision-Making
15 22 (7.10%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 103 (33.23%) C#
2 88 (28.39%) C++
3 69 (22.26%) Java
4 62 (20.00%) SQL
5 53 (17.10%) JavaScript
6 21 (6.77%) Java 8
7 16 (5.16%) PL/SQL
7 16 (5.16%) T-SQL
8 11 (3.55%) VB
8 11 (3.55%) VB.NET
8 11 (3.55%) VB6
9 8 (2.58%) C
10 7 (2.26%) COBOL
11 5 (1.61%) GLSL
11 5 (1.61%) HLSL
11 5 (1.61%) Python
12 4 (1.29%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.29%) PHP
12 4 (1.29%) Ruby
13 2 (0.65%) Korn
Qualifications
1 125 (40.32%) Computer Science Degree
2 43 (13.87%) Master's Degree
3 13 (4.19%) PMI Certification
4 9 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (2.58%) PMP
6 5 (1.61%) CBAP
6 5 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (1.29%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (1.29%) Postgraduate
7 4 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (0.97%) CISM
8 3 (0.97%) CISSP
8 3 (0.97%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.65%) APMP
9 2 (0.65%) CISA
9 2 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.65%) CREST Certified
9 2 (0.65%) IISP
9 2 (0.65%) RHCE
9 2 (0.65%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (15.48%) QA
2 9 (2.90%) PMO
3 8 (2.58%) GAMP
4 2 (0.65%) GDPR
4 2 (0.65%) ISAE 3402
4 2 (0.65%) ISO 22301
4 2 (0.65%) ISO 31000
4 2 (0.65%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 2 (0.65%) MISRA
4 2 (0.65%) MISRA C
4 2 (0.65%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.32%) DICOM
System Software
1 2 (0.65%) GlusterFS
1 2 (0.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (0.32%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (1.29%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.65%) FortiGate
2 2 (0.65%) Nessus
2 2 (0.65%) NetBackup
2 2 (0.65%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (0.65%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (0.65%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 2 (0.65%) SCCM
2 2 (0.65%) Trend Micro Deep Security
2 2 (0.65%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 47 (15.16%) Microsoft
2 31 (10.00%) Oracle
3 12 (3.87%) Cognos
4 11 (3.55%) Tableau
5 10 (3.23%) Atlassian
5 10 (3.23%) Citrix
6 9 (2.90%) Adobe
6 9 (2.90%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (2.58%) IBM
8 6 (1.94%) Google
9 5 (1.61%) Splunk
9 5 (1.61%) VMware
10 4 (1.29%) Centrify
10 4 (1.29%) Cisco
10 4 (1.29%) SAP
10 4 (1.29%) Sun
11 3 (0.97%) EMC
11 3 (0.97%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.65%) HP
12 2 (0.65%) Palo Alto