Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
16 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 13 24 12
Rank change year-on-year +11 -12 0
Permanent jobs citing Degree 190 94 349
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Sussex 15.50% 11.66% 14.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 64.41% 49.47% 48.88%
Number of salaries quoted 77 55 202
10th Percentile £40,000 £30,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -12.38% +10.53% +5.56%
75th Percentile £50,250 £67,500 £63,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £77,500 £75,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 295 190 714
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 24.06% 23.57% 29.94%
Number of salaries quoted 150 109 491
10th Percentile £28,750 £30,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £40,313 £42,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £73,625 £75,000 £68,750
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.40%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +4 50 £65,000 - 3
Horsham +12 31 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Crawley +15 29 £43,000 -7.03% 16
Worthing +8 22 £47,500 +25.00% 4
Burgess Hill -11 16 £41,078 -21.76% 2
East Grinstead - 16 £42,500 -
Pulborough - 5 - - 1
Chichester -12 2 £90,000 +63.64% 4
Shoreham-by-Sea - 1 - -
Arundel - 1 - -
Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 85 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (40.53%) SQL
3 55 (28.95%) Social Skills
4 51 (26.84%) Computer Science
5 50 (26.32%) SQL Server
6 47 (24.74%) C#
7 43 (22.63%) JavaScript
8 42 (22.11%) Scrum
9 35 (18.42%) HTML
10 31 (16.32%) Finance
10 31 (16.32%) Test Automation
10 31 (16.32%) Azure
11 30 (15.79%) DevOps
11 30 (15.79%) Self-Motivation
11 30 (15.79%) Software Engineering
12 29 (15.26%) Microsoft
13 28 (14.74%) Microservices
14 27 (14.21%) Scaled Agile Framework
15 26 (13.68%) .NET
15 26 (13.68%) Project Planning
16 24 (12.63%) C++
17 23 (12.11%) CSS
17 23 (12.11%) Windows
17 23 (12.11%) React
18 22 (11.58%) Node.js
18 22 (11.58%) Continuous Improvement
18 22 (11.58%) Microsoft Office
18 22 (11.58%) Citrix
18 22 (11.58%) VMware
19 21 (11.05%) Data Analysis

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 (4.21%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.58%) IIS
3 2 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.53%) Confluence
4 1 (0.53%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.53%) WordPress
Applications
1 22 (11.58%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (6.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.53%) InVision
Business Applications
1 3 (1.58%) Maximo
2 2 (1.05%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.53%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 31 (16.32%) Azure
2 5 (2.63%) Serverless
3 4 (2.11%) AWS
3 4 (2.11%) Azure Logic Apps
3 4 (2.11%) Microsoft 365
3 4 (2.11%) SaaS
4 3 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (1.05%) Amazon GuardDuty
5 2 (1.05%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.05%) AWS CloudTrail
5 2 (1.05%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (1.05%) Azure Sentinel
5 2 (1.05%) Azure Service Bus
5 2 (1.05%) Azure Storage
5 2 (1.05%) CloudFront
5 2 (1.05%) IaaS
5 2 (1.05%) iPaaS
5 2 (1.05%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.05%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.68%) Internet
2 3 (1.58%) DHCP
2 3 (1.58%) DMZ
2 3 (1.58%) DNS
3 1 (0.53%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.42%) SQL Server 2005
2 16 (8.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (6.32%) MS Access
4 6 (3.16%) Data Mining
4 6 (3.16%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.53%) Big Data
6 1 (0.53%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.53%) DB2
6 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.53%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.53%) MySQL
6 1 (0.53%) Redis
6 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.53%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 12 (6.32%) Selenium
1 12 (6.32%) Team Foundation Server
1 12 (6.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 11 (5.79%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.11%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.58%) HP UFT
4 3 (1.58%) TestComplete
5 1 (0.53%) Balsamiq
5 1 (0.53%) JIRA
5 1 (0.53%) webpack
General
1 55 (28.95%) Social Skills
2 31 (16.32%) Finance
3 19 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (10.00%) French Language
3 19 (10.00%) German Language
3 19 (10.00%) Italian Language
3 19 (10.00%) Spanish Language
4 15 (7.89%) Advertising
5 10 (5.26%) Manufacturing
6 9 (4.74%) Marketing
6 9 (4.74%) Organisational Skills
7 8 (4.21%) Influencing Skills
8 6 (3.16%) Presentation Skills
9 5 (2.63%) Documentation Skills
10 4 (2.11%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 4 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (1.58%) Electronics
11 3 (1.58%) Legal
12 2 (1.05%) Law
13 1 (0.53%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (17.89%) Analyst
2 24 (12.63%) Developer
3 19 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 19 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 19 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 16 (8.42%) Tester
5 12 (6.32%) Regression Tester
5 12 (6.32%) Selenium Tester
6 10 (5.26%) Business Analyst
7 9 (4.74%) Scrum Master
7 9 (4.74%) Security Analyst
7 9 (4.74%) Senior Developer
8 8 (4.21%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 8 (4.21%) Release Engineer
8 8 (4.21%) Release Train Engineer
8 8 (4.21%) Senior .NET Developer
8 8 (4.21%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 8 (4.21%) Senior C# Developer
9 7 (3.68%) Applications Engineer
9 7 (3.68%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (18.42%) HTML
2 26 (13.68%) .NET
3 23 (12.11%) CSS
3 23 (12.11%) React
4 22 (11.58%) Node.js
5 21 (11.05%) HTML5
6 19 (10.00%) .NET Core
6 19 (10.00%) .NET Framework
6 19 (10.00%) AngularJS
6 19 (10.00%) CSS3
6 19 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
6 19 (10.00%) REST
7 18 (9.47%) XML
8 2 (1.05%) ARM Templates
8 2 (1.05%) Entity Framework
8 2 (1.05%) JSON
8 2 (1.05%) LAMP
8 2 (1.05%) XHTML
9 1 (0.53%) LESS
9 1 (0.53%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 30 (15.79%) Self-Motivation
2 17 (8.95%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.16%) Algorithms
4 5 (2.63%) Life Science
5 4 (2.11%) Blog
6 3 (1.58%) Legacy Systems
6 3 (1.58%) PMI
6 3 (1.58%) User Experience
7 2 (1.05%) Anti-Piracy
7 2 (1.05%) Biotechnology
7 2 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.05%) Learning Management System
7 2 (1.05%) Social Media
8 1 (0.53%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.53%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.53%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.53%) Robotics
8 1 (0.53%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 23 (12.11%) Windows
2 5 (2.63%) Linux
3 4 (2.11%) Unix
3 4 (2.11%) Windows 10
4 3 (1.58%) Solaris
5 2 (1.05%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.53%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (26.84%) Computer Science
3 42 (22.11%) Scrum
4 31 (16.32%) Test Automation
5 30 (15.79%) DevOps
5 30 (15.79%) Software Engineering
6 28 (14.74%) Microservices
7 27 (14.21%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 26 (13.68%) Project Planning
9 22 (11.58%) Continuous Improvement
10 21 (11.05%) Data Analysis
11 20 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
12 19 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
12 19 (10.00%) Unit Testing
13 18 (9.47%) Information Security
13 18 (9.47%) Project Management
14 17 (8.95%) Agile Coaching
14 17 (8.95%) Burndown Charts
14 17 (8.95%) Kanban
15 16 (8.42%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 77 (40.53%) SQL
2 47 (24.74%) C#
3 43 (22.63%) JavaScript
4 24 (12.63%) C++
5 12 (6.32%) Python
6 6 (3.16%) R
7 5 (2.63%) C
7 5 (2.63%) Java
7 5 (2.63%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.58%) Perl
8 3 (1.58%) PHP
9 2 (1.05%) Ruby
9 2 (1.05%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.05%) VB
10 1 (0.53%) Scala
10 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.53%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
2 9 (4.74%) Numerate Degree
3 5 (2.63%) FFIEC
3 5 (2.63%) PMI Certification
4 4 (2.11%) DBS Check
4 4 (2.11%) MBA
4 4 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.58%) CISM
5 3 (1.58%) CISSP
5 3 (1.58%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.58%) Master's Degree
5 3 (1.58%) MCP
5 3 (1.58%) PhD
6 2 (1.05%) CIPD
6 2 (1.05%) GCFA
6 2 (1.05%) GCIA
6 2 (1.05%) GCIH
6 2 (1.05%) PMP
6 2 (1.05%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (5.26%) Cyber Essentials
3 7 (3.68%) SLA
4 6 (3.16%) Data Quality
5 5 (2.63%) NIST
5 5 (2.63%) PMO
6 3 (1.58%) QA
7 2 (1.05%) GDPR
7 2 (1.05%) NCSC
8 1 (0.53%) ITGC
System Software
1 21 (11.05%) Docker
2 5 (2.63%) Firmware
3 4 (2.11%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (10.53%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.58%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 3 (1.58%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.53%) Grafana
3 1 (0.53%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.53%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 29 (15.26%) Microsoft
2 22 (11.58%) Citrix
2 22 (11.58%) VMware
3 11 (5.79%) SAP
4 8 (4.21%) Oracle
5 7 (3.68%) Google
5 7 (3.68%) ServiceNow
6 4 (2.11%) Cadence
6 4 (2.11%) IBM
6 4 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (2.11%) Splunk
6 4 (2.11%) Workday
7 2 (1.05%) ANSYS
7 2 (1.05%) Avature
7 2 (1.05%) Bloomberg
7 2 (1.05%) Capita
7 2 (1.05%) Kenexa
7 2 (1.05%) Progress
8 1 (0.53%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.53%) MuleSoft