Period
to 27 January 2022

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 27 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 11 27 12
Rank change year-on-year +16 -15 -1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 183 126 316
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Sussex 15.87% 10.76% 14.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 55.96% 48.28% 57.66%
Number of salaries quoted 91 70 215
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £43,750 £34,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -12.38% - +10.53%
75th Percentile £53,750 £63,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £61,750 £77,500 £75,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 327 261 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 28.36% 22.29% 25.95%
Number of salaries quoted 205 154 397
10th Percentile £28,750 £30,375 £27,800
25th Percentile £37,750 £41,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.71% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £74,250 £70,800
South East median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +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 27 January 2022.

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 27 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Worthing +6 46 £49,500 +4.21% 3
Gatwick +5 34 £52,500 -19.23% 1
Crawley +3 21 £43,000 -14.00% 10
Burgess Hill - 20 £41,078 - 2
East Grinstead - 18 £42,500 - 1
Horsham +34 14 £40,000 +45.45% 8
Shoreham-by-Sea - 5 - - 2
Chichester - 4 £71,250 - 1
Haywards Heath -10 1 £40,000 -30.43% 1
Arundel - 1 - - 1
Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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 83 (45.36%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (35.52%) SQL
3 64 (34.97%) Computer Science
4 61 (33.33%) Social Skills
5 45 (24.59%) JavaScript
6 41 (22.40%) Problem-Solving
7 39 (21.31%) C#
8 37 (20.22%) Analytics
9 34 (18.58%) Microsoft
10 32 (17.49%) SQL Server
11 29 (15.85%) HTML
11 29 (15.85%) Self-Motivation
12 27 (14.75%) Computer Science Degree
13 26 (14.21%) Full Stack Development
14 25 (13.66%) Waterfall
15 24 (13.11%) Finance
16 23 (12.57%) Manufacturing
16 23 (12.57%) Project Management
16 23 (12.57%) PHP
16 23 (12.57%) Test Automation
17 22 (12.02%) Azure
17 22 (12.02%) Software Testing
17 22 (12.02%) CSS
17 22 (12.02%) Analytical Skills
18 21 (11.48%) .NET
18 21 (11.48%) Google
19 20 (10.93%) Business Analysis
19 20 (10.93%) Project Planning
19 20 (10.93%) Microsoft Office
19 20 (10.93%) Cybersecurity

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 15 (8.20%) WordPress
2 9 (4.92%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.37%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.09%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.55%) Confluence
5 1 (0.55%) ThingWorx
5 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (10.93%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (4.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.55%) InVision
Business Applications
1 15 (8.20%) Magento
2 5 (2.73%) Maximo
3 2 (1.09%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 22 (12.02%) Azure
2 15 (8.20%) Google Analytics
3 11 (6.01%) Serverless
4 9 (4.92%) Azure Logic Apps
5 7 (3.83%) Azure Functions
5 7 (3.83%) Azure Service Bus
5 7 (3.83%) Azure Storage
6 6 (3.28%) AWS
7 5 (2.73%) Microsoft 365
8 3 (1.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (1.64%) Amazon S3
8 3 (1.64%) Azure Monitor
9 2 (1.09%) Amazon GuardDuty
9 2 (1.09%) AWS CloudTrail
9 2 (1.09%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (1.09%) Azure Sentinel
9 2 (1.09%) CloudFront
9 2 (1.09%) GCP
9 2 (1.09%) OpenShift
9 2 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.55%) DHCP
1 1 (0.55%) DNS
1 1 (0.55%) Internet
1 1 (0.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (17.49%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.20%) MySQL
3 11 (6.01%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (6.01%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (4.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (3.83%) MS Access
6 2 (1.09%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.55%) Big Data
7 1 (0.55%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.55%) DB2
7 1 (0.55%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.55%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.55%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (0.55%) Redis
7 1 (0.55%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 7 (3.83%) Selenium
1 7 (3.83%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (3.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (2.73%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.64%) HP UFT
3 3 (1.64%) TestComplete
4 2 (1.09%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.09%) JIRA
5 1 (0.55%) Balsamiq
5 1 (0.55%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.55%) webpack
General
1 61 (33.33%) Social Skills
2 24 (13.11%) Finance
3 23 (12.57%) Manufacturing
4 22 (12.02%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (9.29%) French Language
5 17 (9.29%) German Language
6 16 (8.74%) Marketing
7 14 (7.65%) Italian Language
7 14 (7.65%) Spanish Language
8 12 (6.56%) Advertising
9 10 (5.46%) Influencing Skills
10 7 (3.83%) Billing
11 6 (3.28%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 2 (1.09%) Games
12 2 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (1.09%) Presentation Skills
13 1 (0.55%) Military
13 1 (0.55%) Retail
13 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.55%) Wearables
Job Titles
1 38 (20.77%) Analyst
2 30 (16.39%) Developer
3 17 (9.29%) Business Analyst
4 15 (8.20%) Magento Developer
5 11 (6.01%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 11 (6.01%) Security Analyst
5 11 (6.01%) Tester
6 10 (5.46%) Senior Developer
7 8 (4.37%) Project Manager
7 8 (4.37%) Release Engineer
7 8 (4.37%) Release Train Engineer
8 7 (3.83%) Regression Tester
8 7 (3.83%) Selenium Tester
8 7 (3.83%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (3.83%) Senior Business Analyst
8 7 (3.83%) Software Developer
8 7 (3.83%) Technical Leader
9 6 (3.28%) Applications Support
9 6 (3.28%) Senior Software Developer
9 6 (3.28%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (15.85%) HTML
2 22 (12.02%) CSS
3 21 (11.48%) .NET
4 19 (10.38%) XML
5 15 (8.20%) KnockoutJS
5 15 (8.20%) LESS
6 8 (4.37%) React
7 7 (3.83%) ARM Templates
7 7 (3.83%) J2EE
8 5 (2.73%) .NET Core
8 5 (2.73%) HTML5
8 5 (2.73%) Node.js
8 5 (2.73%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (2.73%) REST
9 4 (2.19%) Web Services
10 3 (1.64%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.64%) AngularJS
10 3 (1.64%) CSS3
10 3 (1.64%) Entity Framework
11 2 (1.09%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 29 (15.85%) Self-Motivation
2 14 (7.65%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.92%) PMI
3 9 (4.92%) User Experience
4 8 (4.37%) Analytical Mindset
5 5 (2.73%) Legacy Systems
6 3 (1.64%) Social Media
7 2 (1.09%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.09%) Learning Management System
7 2 (1.09%) Social Gaming
8 1 (0.55%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.55%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.55%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.55%) Industrial Internet of Things
8 1 (0.55%) Life Science
8 1 (0.55%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.55%) Robotics
8 1 (0.55%) State Machine
8 1 (0.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.28%) Apple iOS
1 6 (3.28%) Windows
2 5 (2.73%) Linux
3 3 (1.64%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.09%) Mac OS
4 2 (1.09%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.55%) Unix
5 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (45.36%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (34.97%) Computer Science
3 41 (22.40%) Problem-Solving
4 37 (20.22%) Analytics
5 26 (14.21%) Full Stack Development
6 25 (13.66%) Waterfall
7 23 (12.57%) Project Management
7 23 (12.57%) Test Automation
8 22 (12.02%) Software Testing
9 20 (10.93%) Business Analysis
9 20 (10.93%) Cybersecurity
9 20 (10.93%) Project Planning
10 19 (10.38%) DevOps
10 19 (10.38%) Software Engineering
11 18 (9.84%) Continuous Improvement
12 17 (9.29%) Artificial Intelligence
12 17 (9.29%) Development Roadmap
13 16 (8.74%) CI/CD
13 16 (8.74%) Data Analysis
13 16 (8.74%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 65 (35.52%) SQL
2 45 (24.59%) JavaScript
3 39 (21.31%) C#
4 23 (12.57%) PHP
5 16 (8.74%) Java
6 13 (7.10%) C++
7 8 (4.37%) Python
7 8 (4.37%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.19%) C
9 3 (1.64%) Perl
9 3 (1.64%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.09%) Ruby
10 2 (1.09%) VB
11 1 (0.55%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.55%) R
11 1 (0.55%) Scala
11 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.55%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 27 (14.75%) Computer Science Degree
2 9 (4.92%) FFIEC
2 9 (4.92%) PMI Certification
3 7 (3.83%) CBAP
3 7 (3.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (2.19%) DBS Check
4 4 (2.19%) Master's Degree
4 4 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.64%) CISA
5 3 (1.64%) CISM
5 3 (1.64%) CISSP
5 3 (1.64%) CRISC
5 3 (1.64%) ISEB
5 3 (1.64%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.09%) CIPD
6 2 (1.09%) GCFA
6 2 (1.09%) GCIA
6 2 (1.09%) GCIH
6 2 (1.09%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.65%) Cyber Essentials
1 14 (7.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (4.92%) NIST
3 8 (4.37%) QA
4 3 (1.64%) DICOM
4 3 (1.64%) ITGC
4 3 (1.64%) SLA
5 2 (1.09%) Accessibility
6 1 (0.55%) PMO
6 1 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (3.83%) Docker
2 3 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (3.28%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.55%) Grafana
2 1 (0.55%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.55%) Prometheus
2 1 (0.55%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 34 (18.58%) Microsoft
2 21 (11.48%) Google
3 17 (9.29%) Citrix
4 12 (6.56%) Oracle
4 12 (6.56%) SAP
5 7 (3.83%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (3.28%) IBM
7 5 (2.73%) VMware
8 4 (2.19%) Workday
9 3 (1.64%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.09%) Avature
10 2 (1.09%) Kenexa
11 1 (0.55%) ANSYS
11 1 (0.55%) AppDynamics
11 1 (0.55%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.55%) Databricks
11 1 (0.55%) Dynatrace
11 1 (0.55%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.55%) PTC
11 1 (0.55%) Splunk