Period
to 23 October 2019

The median annual salary for a Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 23 October 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Developer
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 694 776 799
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 29.09% 32.83% 38.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.23% 33.96% 40.52%
Number of salaries quoted 656 689 747
West Sussex median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £57,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
West Sussex
Permanent vacancies in West Sussex with a recognized job title 2,296 2,285 1,972
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.23% 96.66% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1,899 1,940 1,753
West Sussex median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,025 £61,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in West Sussex

Developer
Salary Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer in West Sussex.

Salary trend for Developer in West Sussex

Developer
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in West Sussex over the 6 months to 23 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Developer in West Sussex

Developer
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 Developer within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 23 October 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
Crawley 0 169 £47,500 +5.56% 25
Burgess Hill 0 125 £47,500 -5.00% 13
Horsham 0 124 £50,000 +17.65% 7
Worthing -1 93 £40,000 - 12
Gatwick -3 51 £47,500 +2.70% 5
Haywards Heath 0 42 £42,500 -15.00% 7
Chichester +1 41 £37,500 -6.25% 4
East Grinstead -3 15 £50,000 +14.94% 3
Shoreham-by-Sea 0 4 £50,000 +60.00%
Developer
South East

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 23 October 2019, Developer job roles required the following IT 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 featuring Developer in the job title.

1 330 (47.55%) C#
2 319 (45.97%) JavaScript
3 316 (45.53%) Agile Software Development
4 299 (43.08%) .NET
5 226 (32.56%) CSS
6 218 (31.41%) HTML
7 206 (29.68%) SQL
8 201 (28.96%) Java
9 173 (24.93%) MVC
10 160 (23.05%) Software Engineering
11 156 (22.48%) ASP.NET
12 136 (19.60%) jQuery
13 133 (19.16%) TDD
14 123 (17.72%) AngularJS
15 107 (15.42%) Web Development
16 103 (14.84%) Web Services
16 103 (14.84%) SQL Server
17 100 (14.41%) Greenfield Project
18 98 (14.12%) ASP.NET MVC
19 94 (13.54%) Spring
20 91 (13.11%) .NET Framework
20 91 (13.11%) Unit Testing
21 90 (12.97%) RESTful
22 87 (12.54%) Scrum
23 86 (12.39%) C++
24 83 (11.96%) WCF
25 80 (11.53%) Git (software)
26 79 (11.38%) Jenkins
27 77 (11.10%) React
28 72 (10.37%) JUnit

Developer Skill Set
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 26 (3.75%) Elasticsearch
2 21 (3.03%) Apache
3 19 (2.74%) Confluence
4 18 (2.59%) Tomcat
5 15 (2.16%) WordPress
6 11 (1.59%) GeoServer
7 10 (1.44%) CMS
8 8 (1.15%) IIS
9 7 (1.01%) SharePoint
10 3 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (0.43%) JBoss
10 3 (0.43%) Jetty
10 3 (0.43%) nginx
10 3 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.43%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.29%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.14%) Mule
12 1 (0.14%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.14%) Steinberg Cubase
Business Applications
1 4 (0.58%) Adobe Campaign
1 4 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.14%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 53 (7.64%) Azure
2 23 (3.31%) SaaS
3 19 (2.74%) AWS
4 17 (2.45%) Serverless
5 7 (1.01%) Power Platform
6 6 (0.86%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (0.86%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (0.58%) Azure Functions
7 4 (0.58%) GitHub
8 3 (0.43%) IaaS
8 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Flow
8 3 (0.43%) PaaS
9 2 (0.29%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.29%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.29%) GCP
10 1 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.14%) Office 365
10 1 (0.14%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.72%) Extranet
1 5 (0.72%) Internet
1 5 (0.72%) Intranet
2 4 (0.58%) Ethernet
3 3 (0.43%) HTTP
4 1 (0.14%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.14%) MQTT
4 1 (0.14%) Network Security
4 1 (0.14%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (14.84%) SQL Server
2 38 (5.48%) PostgreSQL
3 34 (4.90%) Relational Database
4 29 (4.18%) NoSQL
5 28 (4.03%) MySQL
6 25 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 23 (3.31%) MongoDB
8 20 (2.88%) GIS
9 12 (1.73%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (1.73%) SQL Server 2016
10 8 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (1.15%) SQL Server 2017
11 6 (0.86%) Oracle Database
11 6 (0.86%) QlikView
12 5 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (0.72%) RDBMS
12 5 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (0.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 4 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (0.58%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 80 (11.53%) Git (software)
2 79 (11.38%) Jenkins
3 72 (10.37%) JUnit
4 62 (8.93%) Maven
5 50 (7.20%) Visual Studio
6 42 (6.05%) Selenium
7 40 (5.76%) NUnit
8 35 (5.04%) Eclipse
9 34 (4.90%) JIRA
10 31 (4.47%) StyleCop
11 26 (3.75%) Team Foundation Server
12 24 (3.46%) NetBeans
13 22 (3.17%) JMeter
14 19 (2.74%) Bitbucket
15 18 (2.59%) Subversion
16 12 (1.73%) IntelliJ
17 11 (1.59%) SonarQube
18 10 (1.44%) Mockito
19 9 (1.30%) Cucumber
20 8 (1.15%) CppUnit
General
1 71 (10.23%) Finance
2 13 (1.87%) Marketing
3 6 (0.86%) Automotive
4 5 (0.72%) Retail
5 4 (0.58%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.29%) Advertising
6 2 (0.29%) Games
6 2 (0.29%) Legal
6 2 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.29%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.14%) Law
7 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 299 (43.08%) .NET
2 226 (32.56%) CSS
3 218 (31.41%) HTML
4 156 (22.48%) ASP.NET
5 136 (19.60%) jQuery
6 123 (17.72%) AngularJS
7 103 (14.84%) Web Services
8 98 (14.12%) ASP.NET MVC
9 94 (13.54%) Spring
10 91 (13.11%) .NET Framework
11 90 (12.97%) RESTful
12 83 (11.96%) WCF
13 77 (11.10%) React
14 67 (9.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 47 (6.77%) Entity Framework
15 47 (6.77%) XML
16 45 (6.48%) .NET Core
17 43 (6.20%) Ajax
18 37 (5.33%) ASP.NET Web API
18 37 (5.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 100 (14.41%) Greenfield Project
2 59 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (6.48%) Mobile App
4 23 (3.31%) User Experience
5 14 (2.02%) Self-Motivation
6 12 (1.73%) Cloud Native
7 8 (1.15%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (0.58%) Client/Server
8 4 (0.58%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 4 (0.58%) Social Network
8 4 (0.58%) VHDL
9 3 (0.43%) e-Learning
10 2 (0.29%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.29%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.29%) NHS
10 2 (0.29%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.14%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.14%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.14%) PMI
11 1 (0.14%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 67 (9.65%) Android
2 61 (8.79%) Linux
3 52 (7.49%) Windows
4 49 (7.06%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.72%) Windows Phone
5 5 (0.72%) Windows Phone 8
6 3 (0.43%) Unix
7 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 316 (45.53%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (24.93%) MVC
3 160 (23.05%) Software Engineering
4 133 (19.16%) TDD
5 107 (15.42%) Web Development
6 91 (13.11%) Unit Testing
7 87 (12.54%) Scrum
8 65 (9.37%) Test Automation
9 64 (9.22%) OO
10 57 (8.21%) DevOps
11 55 (7.93%) Microservices
12 39 (5.62%) Computer Science
13 37 (5.33%) Analytical Thinking
13 37 (5.33%) Business Intelligence
14 36 (5.19%) SOA
15 35 (5.04%) Front End Development
16 33 (4.76%) Machine Learning
17 32 (4.61%) Multithreading
18 30 (4.32%) UML
19 29 (4.18%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 330 (47.55%) C#
2 319 (45.97%) JavaScript
3 206 (29.68%) SQL
4 201 (28.96%) Java
5 86 (12.39%) C++
6 47 (6.77%) PHP
7 44 (6.34%) T-SQL
8 40 (5.76%) Java 8
9 35 (5.04%) C
9 35 (5.04%) Python
10 23 (3.31%) Objective-C
11 22 (3.17%) Ruby
12 15 (2.16%) PHP 5
12 15 (2.16%) VB.NET
13 12 (1.73%) PowerShell
14 11 (1.59%) TypeScript
15 8 (1.15%) PL/SQL
16 7 (1.01%) VB
16 7 (1.01%) VB6
17 5 (0.72%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 55 (7.93%) Degree
2 29 (4.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.29%) ISEB
3 2 (0.29%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.14%) PhD
4 1 (0.14%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.31%) DICOM
2 5 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 24 (3.46%) Docker
2 12 (1.73%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.43%) KVM
3 3 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (1.15%) Terraform
2 5 (0.72%) Ansible
3 3 (0.43%) Consul
3 3 (0.43%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.43%) Packer
Vendors
1 47 (6.77%) Microsoft
2 32 (4.61%) Splunk
3 26 (3.75%) Tableau
4 22 (3.17%) Oracle
5 15 (2.16%) Twitter
5 15 (2.16%) Zend
6 12 (1.73%) Xamarin
7 10 (1.44%) Atlassian
8 5 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.58%) Adobe
9 4 (0.58%) IBM
9 4 (0.58%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 4 (0.58%) Xilinx
10 3 (0.43%) VMware
11 2 (0.29%) Informatica
11 2 (0.29%) LexisNexis
12 1 (0.14%) Cisco
12 1 (0.14%) JD Edwards
12 1 (0.14%) MuleSoft
12 1 (0.14%) Telerik