Period
to 25 January 2021

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 25 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
25 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 25 11 11
Rank change year-on-year -14 0 +4
Permanent jobs citing Degree 124 316 363
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Sussex 10.63% 14.77% 14.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 47.51% 57.14% 51.64%
Number of salaries quoted 76 220 339
Median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £27,500 £25,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £82,500
South East median annual salary £51,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.37% +5.56% +5.88%

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 261 553 703
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 22.37% 25.84% 27.76%
Number of salaries quoted 152 403 602
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,125 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £74,750 £68,750 £73,750
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings citing Degree as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in West Sussex

Degree
Salary Trend in West Sussex

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Degree in West Sussex.

Salary trend for Degree in West Sussex

Degree
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

Salary distribution for jobs citing Degree in West Sussex over the 6 months to 25 January 2021.

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 25 January 2021. 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
Gatwick -3 37 £65,000 +18.18% 3
Crawley -19 29 £50,000 -13.04% 5
Worthing +17 26 £47,500 -30.66% 2
Haywards Heath +13 19 £57,500 +53.33% 2
Horsham -38 5 £27,500 -15.38% 6
Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 25 January 2021, 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 80 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (43.55%) Azure
3 47 (37.90%) C#
4 46 (37.10%) .NET
5 40 (32.26%) Computer Science
6 37 (29.84%) Scrum
7 35 (28.23%) DevOps
8 34 (27.42%) Kubernetes
8 34 (27.42%) Problem-Solving
8 34 (27.42%) Test Automation
9 32 (25.81%) Microsoft
10 31 (25.00%) JavaScript
11 30 (24.19%) Analytical Skills
12 28 (22.58%) Microservices
12 28 (22.58%) REST
13 26 (20.97%) Node.js
13 26 (20.97%) .NET Core
14 23 (18.55%) HTML
14 23 (18.55%) CSS
14 23 (18.55%) Product Management
14 23 (18.55%) Software Architecture
14 23 (18.55%) Mathematics
14 23 (18.55%) React
15 22 (17.74%) Docker
16 20 (16.13%) Enterprise Architecture
17 19 (15.32%) Software Engineering
18 18 (14.52%) Windows
18 18 (14.52%) Fintech
19 17 (13.71%) Architecture Roadmap
19 17 (13.71%) Management Information System

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 7 (5.65%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.84%) Liferay
3 3 (2.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.81%) Confluence
4 1 (0.81%) IIS
4 1 (0.81%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 9 (7.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (5.65%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (2.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.42%) Epicor Tropos
Cloud Services
1 54 (43.55%) Azure
2 8 (6.45%) Power Platform
3 7 (5.65%) SaaS
4 6 (4.84%) AWS
4 6 (4.84%) Dynamics 365
4 6 (4.84%) GCP
5 3 (2.42%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 1 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.81%) Office 365
6 1 (0.81%) PaaS
6 1 (0.81%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.81%) DNS
1 1 (0.81%) Internet
1 1 (0.81%) NAS
1 1 (0.81%) SAN
1 1 (0.81%) SSL
1 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.45%) Power BI
3 7 (5.65%) MongoDB
4 6 (4.84%) DB2
5 1 (0.81%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.81%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.81%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (0.81%) GIS
5 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.81%) MySQL
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.42%) JIRA
1 3 (2.42%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (1.61%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.61%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (13.71%) Finance
2 9 (7.26%) Electronics
3 7 (5.65%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.23%) Advertising
5 3 (2.42%) Marketing
6 2 (1.61%) Back Office
6 2 (1.61%) Front Office
7 1 (0.81%) Banking
7 1 (0.81%) Legal
7 1 (0.81%) Retail
7 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (20.16%) Architect
2 17 (13.71%) Enterprise Architect
3 16 (12.90%) Analyst
3 16 (12.90%) Developer
4 13 (10.48%) Test Automation Engineer
4 13 (10.48%) Test Engineer
5 11 (8.87%) .NET Developer
6 10 (8.06%) C# Developer
6 10 (8.06%) User Researcher
7 9 (7.26%) Business Analyst
7 9 (7.26%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (4.84%) Principal Architect
8 6 (4.84%) Principal Engineer
8 6 (4.84%) Python Engineer
8 6 (4.84%) Systems Architect
9 5 (4.03%) Release Engineer
9 5 (4.03%) Release Train Engineer
9 5 (4.03%) User Experience Researcher
10 3 (2.42%) Project Analyst
10 3 (2.42%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (37.10%) .NET
2 28 (22.58%) REST
3 26 (20.97%) .NET Core
3 26 (20.97%) Node.js
4 23 (18.55%) CSS
4 23 (18.55%) HTML
4 23 (18.55%) React
5 12 (9.68%) AngularJS
5 12 (9.68%) Jest
5 12 (9.68%) Vue.js
6 10 (8.06%) .NET Framework
7 9 (7.26%) RabbitMQ
8 8 (6.45%) CSS3
8 8 (6.45%) HTML5
9 6 (4.84%) Django
9 6 (4.84%) Flask
10 4 (3.23%) ASP.NET
11 3 (2.42%) Visualforce
12 2 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (1.61%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 30 (24.19%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (13.71%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.45%) User Experience
4 6 (4.84%) AS400
4 6 (4.84%) iSeries
4 6 (4.84%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.42%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.42%) PMI
6 2 (1.61%) Blog
6 2 (1.61%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.81%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.81%) Life Science
7 1 (0.81%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.81%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.52%) Windows
2 1 (0.81%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (32.26%) Computer Science
3 37 (29.84%) Scrum
4 35 (28.23%) DevOps
5 34 (27.42%) Problem-Solving
5 34 (27.42%) Test Automation
6 28 (22.58%) Microservices
7 23 (18.55%) Mathematics
7 23 (18.55%) Product Management
7 23 (18.55%) Software Architecture
8 20 (16.13%) Enterprise Architecture
9 19 (15.32%) Software Engineering
10 18 (14.52%) Fintech
11 17 (13.71%) Architecture Roadmap
12 16 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (12.90%) Data Integration
12 16 (12.90%) Decision-Making
12 16 (12.90%) Re-Platforming
12 16 (12.90%) Software Testing
12 16 (12.90%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 47 (37.90%) C#
2 31 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 16 (12.90%) SQL
4 12 (9.68%) ES6
5 10 (8.06%) C++
6 7 (5.65%) Python
7 6 (4.84%) X++
8 4 (3.23%) Java
9 3 (2.42%) Apex Code
10 2 (1.61%) C
10 2 (1.61%) Embedded C
10 2 (1.61%) Embedded C++
10 2 (1.61%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.81%) Go
11 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.81%) VB
11 1 (0.81%) VB6
Qualifications
1 13 (10.48%) ISEB
1 13 (10.48%) ISTQB
1 13 (10.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (5.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (4.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (4.84%) PMP
4 5 (4.03%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.42%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (2.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.81%) CISM
6 1 (0.81%) CISSP
6 1 (0.81%) EMC Certification
6 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.81%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.23%) PMO
2 3 (2.42%) GAMP
2 3 (2.42%) ISO 13485
2 3 (2.42%) QA
3 2 (1.61%) COBIT
3 2 (1.61%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.81%) GDPR
4 1 (0.81%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.81%) NIST
4 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (17.74%) Docker
2 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 34 (27.42%) Kubernetes
2 13 (10.48%) Puppet
3 3 (2.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.45%) Oracle
2 8 (6.45%) VMware
3 7 (5.65%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (4.84%) Talend
5 2 (1.61%) CA
5 2 (1.61%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (1.61%) Cadence
5 2 (1.61%) SAP
6 1 (0.81%) EMC
6 1 (0.81%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.81%) Veeam