Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 15 11
Rank change year-on-year +4 -4 +10
Permanent jobs citing Degree 346 290 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 13.90% 14.48% 15.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 51.49% 60.29% 57.75%
Number of salaries quoted 299 254 341
West Sussex median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £62,250 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.03%

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 672 481 587
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 26.99% 24.01% 26.61%
Number of salaries quoted 557 417 528
West Sussex median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,000 £27,350
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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 +2 80 £52,500 +16.67% 4
Horsham +10 53 £36,250 +45.00% 6
Crawley -4 49 £47,500 -5.00% 9
Burgess Hill -16 43 £55,000 +15.79% 7
Worthing +15 32 £27,500 -45.00% 4
Chichester -15 8 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Haywards Heath - 4 £32,750 - 3
Shoreham-by-Sea - 2 £28,750 - 1
Lancing - 1 £24,000 -
Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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.

1 164 (47.40%) Computer Science
2 163 (47.11%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (23.99%) Computer Science Degree
4 80 (23.12%) Software Engineering
5 67 (19.36%) .NET
6 63 (18.21%) C#
6 63 (18.21%) JavaScript
7 61 (17.63%) SQL
7 61 (17.63%) Linux
8 55 (15.90%) HTML
9 54 (15.61%) C++
9 54 (15.61%) Aerospace
10 52 (15.03%) Finance
11 50 (14.45%) CSS
12 49 (14.16%) .NET Framework
13 48 (13.87%) Java
14 42 (12.14%) Project Management
15 41 (11.85%) Scrum
15 41 (11.85%) Web Development
16 40 (11.56%) Web Services
17 39 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
18 38 (10.98%) Wireless
19 37 (10.69%) Stakeholder Management
20 35 (10.12%) XML
21 34 (9.83%) Python
21 34 (9.83%) TDD
22 32 (9.25%) Test Automation
22 32 (9.25%) Waterfall
22 32 (9.25%) Mentoring
23 30 (8.67%) Customer Requirements

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 16 (4.62%) Apache
2 7 (2.02%) Confluence
2 7 (2.02%) IIS
3 2 (0.58%) CMS
3 2 (0.58%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.58%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.29%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 23 (6.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (5.49%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (4.34%) Microsoft Project
4 14 (4.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (3.47%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.29%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.58%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (8.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (5.78%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.45%) Slack
4 4 (1.16%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (1.16%) Serverless
5 3 (0.87%) Office 365
5 3 (0.87%) SaaS
5 3 (0.87%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 38 (10.98%) Wireless
2 12 (3.47%) Cisco Nexus
2 12 (3.47%) Junos
3 11 (3.18%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (2.60%) WebEx
5 8 (2.31%) TCP/IP
6 7 (2.02%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (2.02%) Network Security
6 7 (2.02%) WAN
7 6 (1.73%) LAN
8 5 (1.45%) DNS
9 4 (1.16%) HTTP
10 3 (0.87%) Firewall
11 2 (0.58%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (0.58%) SAN
12 1 (0.29%) Cisco PIX
12 1 (0.29%) DHCP
12 1 (0.29%) DWDM
12 1 (0.29%) MPLS
12 1 (0.29%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (7.23%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.62%) Big Data
2 16 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (1.73%) Relational Database
3 6 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (1.45%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.45%) RDBMS
4 5 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.58%) GIS
6 1 (0.29%) DB2
6 1 (0.29%) IMS/DB
6 1 (0.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 25 (7.23%) Git (software)
2 17 (4.91%) Visual Studio
3 16 (4.62%) JIRA
3 16 (4.62%) Selenium
4 14 (4.05%) Jasmine
5 8 (2.31%) JUnit
6 7 (2.02%) Bitbucket
7 5 (1.45%) Maven
8 4 (1.16%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.16%) JMeter
9 3 (0.87%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.87%) Gradle
9 3 (0.87%) IntelliJ
9 3 (0.87%) Rational DOORS
9 3 (0.87%) Subversion
9 3 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.87%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (0.87%) Xcode
10 2 (0.58%) TestNG
10 2 (0.58%) WebDriver
General
1 54 (15.61%) Aerospace
2 52 (15.03%) Finance
3 22 (6.36%) French Language
4 14 (4.05%) German Language
4 14 (4.05%) Marketing
5 6 (1.73%) Electronics
5 6 (1.73%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.45%) Italian Language
6 5 (1.45%) Retail
7 4 (1.16%) Legal
8 3 (0.87%) Advertising
8 3 (0.87%) Avionics
8 3 (0.87%) Games
8 3 (0.87%) Military
8 3 (0.87%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.29%) Automotive
9 1 (0.29%) Banking
9 1 (0.29%) Billing
9 1 (0.29%) Russian Language
9 1 (0.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 106 (30.64%) Developer
2 45 (13.01%) Architect
3 44 (12.72%) Software Developer
4 35 (10.12%) Graduate
5 29 (8.38%) Java Developer
6 27 (7.80%) Graduate Developer
7 23 (6.65%) Junior
8 19 (5.49%) C++ Developer
8 19 (5.49%) C++ Software Developer
8 19 (5.49%) Test Engineer
9 18 (5.20%) Systems Engineer
10 17 (4.91%) Data Architect
10 17 (4.91%) Enterprise Architect
11 16 (4.62%) .NET Developer
11 16 (4.62%) Enterprise Data Architect
11 16 (4.62%) Junior Developer
11 16 (4.62%) Programme Manager
11 16 (4.62%) Software Engineer
12 15 (4.34%) IT Manager
12 15 (4.34%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (19.36%) .NET
2 55 (15.90%) HTML
3 50 (14.45%) CSS
4 49 (14.16%) .NET Framework
5 40 (11.56%) Web Services
6 35 (10.12%) XML
7 29 (8.38%) Spring
8 27 (7.80%) HTML5
9 25 (7.23%) RESTful
10 24 (6.94%) OpenGL
11 23 (6.65%) AngularJS
12 19 (5.49%) Hibernate
12 19 (5.49%) JSON
12 19 (5.49%) MFC
12 19 (5.49%) STL
13 17 (4.91%) Middleware
14 16 (4.62%) J2EE
14 16 (4.62%) jQuery
14 16 (4.62%) Sass
15 15 (4.34%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 39 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (8.09%) Self-Motivation
3 24 (6.94%) User Experience
4 16 (4.62%) Taxonomies
5 14 (4.05%) Management Information System
6 13 (3.76%) PMI
7 7 (2.02%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.45%) SCADA
9 4 (1.16%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.87%) Driving Licence
10 3 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.87%) Reinsurance
11 2 (0.58%) VHDL
12 1 (0.29%) Blog
12 1 (0.29%) CESG
12 1 (0.29%) Data Protection Act
12 1 (0.29%) EPoS
12 1 (0.29%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.29%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 61 (17.63%) Linux
2 27 (7.80%) Windows
3 22 (6.36%) Debian
4 14 (4.05%) CentOS
5 7 (2.02%) Unix
5 7 (2.02%) VMS
6 4 (1.16%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.87%) OpenVMS
8 2 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.58%) Solaris
9 1 (0.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (47.40%) Computer Science
2 163 (47.11%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (23.12%) Software Engineering
4 42 (12.14%) Project Management
5 41 (11.85%) Scrum
5 41 (11.85%) Web Development
6 37 (10.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 34 (9.83%) TDD
8 32 (9.25%) Mentoring
8 32 (9.25%) Test Automation
8 32 (9.25%) Waterfall
9 30 (8.67%) Customer Requirements
10 28 (8.09%) Mathematics
10 28 (8.09%) Process Improvement
10 28 (8.09%) Software Architecture
11 27 (7.80%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (7.51%) BDD
13 25 (7.23%) IT Strategy
14 24 (6.94%) Root Cause Analysis
14 24 (6.94%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 63 (18.21%) C#
1 63 (18.21%) JavaScript
2 61 (17.63%) SQL
3 54 (15.61%) C++
4 48 (13.87%) Java
5 34 (9.83%) Python
6 12 (3.47%) C
6 12 (3.47%) TypeScript
7 7 (2.02%) GLSL
7 7 (2.02%) HLSL
8 6 (1.73%) Java 8
8 6 (1.73%) T-SQL
8 6 (1.73%) VB
9 4 (1.16%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.16%) Perl
9 4 (1.16%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.87%) Apple Swift
10 3 (0.87%) Pascal
11 2 (0.58%) Embedded C
11 2 (0.58%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 83 (23.99%) Computer Science Degree
2 24 (6.94%) PMI Certification
3 23 (6.65%) Master's Degree
4 17 (4.91%) PMP
5 13 (3.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 8 (2.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 7 (2.02%) HNC
7 7 (2.02%) HND
8 5 (1.45%) CISSP
8 5 (1.45%) ISEB
8 5 (1.45%) MCSE
8 5 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (1.45%) SC Cleared
8 5 (1.45%) Security Cleared
9 4 (1.16%) CBAP
9 4 (1.16%) CISA
10 3 (0.87%) CISM
10 3 (0.87%) PhD
10 3 (0.87%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
11 2 (0.58%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.94%) QA
2 12 (3.47%) PMO
3 5 (1.45%) GDPR
3 5 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.45%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.45%) SLA
4 4 (1.16%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.29%) DICOM
System Software
1 19 (5.49%) Docker
2 14 (4.05%) LXC
3 5 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.58%) GlusterFS
4 2 (0.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 12 (3.47%) Nagios
2 4 (1.16%) Grafana
2 4 (1.16%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.16%) Packer
2 4 (1.16%) Prometheus
2 4 (1.16%) SCOM
2 4 (1.16%) SCOrch
2 4 (1.16%) Terraform
3 3 (0.87%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (0.87%) SCCM
3 3 (0.87%) SCSM
3 3 (0.87%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (0.58%) Ansible
4 2 (0.58%) Nessus
4 2 (0.58%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.58%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (0.58%) OSSEC
4 2 (0.58%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (0.58%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 2 (0.58%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 28 (8.09%) Microsoft
2 27 (7.80%) Cisco
3 22 (6.36%) Citrix
4 19 (5.49%) VMware
5 16 (4.62%) Salesforce.com
6 15 (4.34%) Oracle
7 14 (4.05%) Brocade
7 14 (4.05%) Palo Alto
8 12 (3.47%) CheckPoint
8 12 (3.47%) Riverbed
9 7 (2.02%) EMC
10 5 (1.45%) Wonderware
11 4 (1.16%) BMC
11 4 (1.16%) Centrify
11 4 (1.16%) SolarWinds
12 3 (0.87%) IBM
12 3 (0.87%) Minitab
12 3 (0.87%) Splunk
13 2 (0.58%) ArcSight
13 2 (0.58%) Atmel