Period
to 18 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 1 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 820 643 571
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 32.73% 32.20% 25.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 34.02% 33.32% 26.85%
Number of salaries quoted 703 597 530
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £57,500 £62,500
South East median annual salary £46,528 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.39% +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 2,410 1,930 2,127
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.21% 96.64% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2,042 1,688 1,884
West Sussex median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,175 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £62,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 18 January 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 18 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
Burgess Hill +20 217 £66,250 +47.22% 14
Horsham 0 144 £42,500 - 15
Worthing +2 140 £40,000 -11.11% 11
Crawley -1 135 £47,500 - 8
Chichester 0 59 £42,500 -5.56% 9
Gatwick -7 44 £52,500 +16.67% 4
Haywards Heath +1 24 £50,000 +42.86% 8
Shoreham-by-Sea 0 15 £35,000 - 2
East Grinstead +4 10 £44,250 -17.67%
Pulborough 0 3 £37,500 -6.25%
Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 371 (45.24%) .NET
2 368 (44.88%) Agile Software Development
3 366 (44.63%) JavaScript
4 328 (40.00%) C#
5 311 (37.93%) HTML
6 298 (36.34%) Java
7 289 (35.24%) CSS
8 212 (25.85%) ASP.NET
9 199 (24.27%) MVC
10 187 (22.80%) SQL
10 187 (22.80%) jQuery
11 169 (20.61%) Software Engineering
12 168 (20.49%) Web Services
13 147 (17.93%) TDD
14 141 (17.20%) .NET Framework
15 130 (15.85%) SQL Server
16 113 (13.78%) Web Development
17 111 (13.54%) Degree
18 110 (13.41%) XML
19 109 (13.29%) Finance
19 109 (13.29%) Scrum
20 107 (13.05%) RESTful
21 106 (12.93%) AngularJS
22 102 (12.44%) Spring
23 99 (12.07%) Sass
24 93 (11.34%) ASP.NET MVC
25 88 (10.73%) Microservices
26 87 (10.61%) User Experience
27 86 (10.49%) Computer Science
27 86 (10.49%) WCF

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 23 (2.80%) IIS
2 19 (2.32%) SharePoint
3 18 (2.20%) Apache
4 10 (1.22%) Tomcat
4 10 (1.22%) WordPress
5 5 (0.61%) CMS
6 3 (0.37%) Confluence
6 3 (0.37%) Drupal
6 3 (0.37%) GeoServer
6 3 (0.37%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.24%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.24%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.12%) JBoss
8 1 (0.12%) Liferay
8 1 (0.12%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.12%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 7 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.61%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.37%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (0.85%) Magento
2 3 (0.37%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (0.37%) Ripple
2 3 (0.37%) SAP PSCD
2 3 (0.37%) Unica
3 2 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 72 (8.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.46%) Office 365
4 9 (1.10%) SaaS
4 9 (1.10%) TestFlight
5 6 (0.73%) GitHub
5 6 (0.73%) npm
6 5 (0.61%) Apigee
7 4 (0.49%) Serverless
8 3 (0.37%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (0.37%) PaaS
8 3 (0.37%) Silverpop
8 3 (0.37%) Trello
9 2 (0.24%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.12%) Boomi
10 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.12%) Heroku
10 1 (0.12%) IaaS
10 1 (0.12%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.73%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (0.73%) Intranet
1 6 (0.73%) Network Security
2 4 (0.49%) HTTP
2 4 (0.49%) Internet
3 1 (0.12%) Hyperconnected
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (15.85%) SQL Server
2 40 (4.88%) MySQL
3 37 (4.51%) Relational Database
4 26 (3.17%) NoSQL
5 23 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
6 20 (2.44%) MongoDB
6 20 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (1.10%) GIS
9 9 (1.10%) Oracle Database
10 8 (0.98%) Power BI
10 8 (0.98%) SQL Server 2016
11 5 (0.61%) Big Data
11 5 (0.61%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.49%) Azure SQL Database
13 3 (0.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (0.37%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 82 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 48 (5.85%) Visual Studio
3 44 (5.37%) Jenkins
4 41 (5.00%) Eclipse
5 37 (4.51%) Selenium
6 34 (4.15%) JUnit
7 33 (4.02%) Maven
8 31 (3.78%) NUnit
9 30 (3.66%) StyleCop
10 29 (3.54%) JIRA
10 29 (3.54%) Team Foundation Server
11 25 (3.05%) Axure RP
12 22 (2.68%) NetBeans
13 17 (2.07%) gulp
14 13 (1.59%) Xcode
15 12 (1.46%) Grunt
15 12 (1.46%) Subversion
15 12 (1.46%) TeamCity
16 11 (1.34%) Jasmine
17 10 (1.22%) JMeter
General
1 109 (13.29%) Finance
2 26 (3.17%) Marketing
3 10 (1.22%) Publishing
4 9 (1.10%) Telecoms
5 7 (0.85%) Legal
6 6 (0.73%) Advertising
6 6 (0.73%) Retail
7 5 (0.61%) Automotive
7 5 (0.61%) Games
8 4 (0.49%) Back Office
9 3 (0.37%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.12%) Banking
10 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 371 (45.24%) .NET
2 311 (37.93%) HTML
3 289 (35.24%) CSS
4 212 (25.85%) ASP.NET
5 187 (22.80%) jQuery
6 168 (20.49%) Web Services
7 141 (17.20%) .NET Framework
8 110 (13.41%) XML
9 107 (13.05%) RESTful
10 106 (12.93%) AngularJS
11 102 (12.44%) Spring
12 99 (12.07%) Sass
13 93 (11.34%) ASP.NET MVC
14 86 (10.49%) WCF
15 80 (9.76%) ASP.NET Web API
15 80 (9.76%) Entity Framework
16 78 (9.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 75 (9.15%) REST
18 74 (9.02%) LESS
19 62 (7.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 87 (10.61%) User Experience
2 86 (10.49%) Greenfield Project
3 43 (5.24%) Fintech
4 41 (5.00%) Mobile App
5 22 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (1.95%) Cloud Native
7 13 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
8 9 (1.10%) NHS
9 8 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (0.85%) Algorithms
11 5 (0.61%) SCADA
12 4 (0.49%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.49%) iPad
13 3 (0.37%) Linked Data
14 1 (0.12%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 65 (7.93%) Android
2 63 (7.68%) Windows
3 42 (5.12%) Linux
4 33 (4.02%) Apple iOS
5 7 (0.85%) Unix
6 5 (0.61%) Windows Phone
6 5 (0.61%) Windows Phone 8
7 3 (0.37%) OpenVMS
7 3 (0.37%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 368 (44.88%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (24.27%) MVC
3 169 (20.61%) Software Engineering
4 147 (17.93%) TDD
5 113 (13.78%) Web Development
6 109 (13.29%) Scrum
7 88 (10.73%) Microservices
8 86 (10.49%) Computer Science
8 86 (10.49%) OO
9 77 (9.39%) Customer Requirements
10 76 (9.27%) SOA
11 64 (7.80%) Problem-Solving
12 63 (7.68%) Front End Development
13 62 (7.56%) Test Automation
14 56 (6.83%) Multithreading
15 48 (5.85%) Unit Testing
16 44 (5.37%) Continuous Integration
17 39 (4.76%) OOD
18 36 (4.39%) OOA/OOD
19 34 (4.15%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 366 (44.63%) JavaScript
2 328 (40.00%) C#
3 298 (36.34%) Java
4 187 (22.80%) SQL
5 64 (7.80%) C++
6 44 (5.37%) Java 8
6 44 (5.37%) T-SQL
7 41 (5.00%) PHP
8 26 (3.17%) Objective-C
9 25 (3.05%) PL/SQL
10 22 (2.68%) TypeScript
11 17 (2.07%) Scala
11 17 (2.07%) VB.NET
12 16 (1.95%) Python
13 14 (1.71%) VB
13 14 (1.71%) VB6
14 13 (1.59%) Apple Swift
14 13 (1.59%) PowerShell
15 8 (0.98%) Ruby
16 6 (0.73%) Perl
Qualifications
1 111 (13.54%) Degree
2 57 (6.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (0.85%) PhD
3 7 (0.85%) Security Cleared
4 6 (0.73%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.49%) ISEB
5 4 (0.49%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.49%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.24%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.20%) QA
2 11 (1.34%) DICOM
System Software
1 21 (2.56%) Docker
2 2 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (0.73%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.24%) Ansible
Vendors
1 50 (6.10%) Oracle
2 39 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 20 (2.44%) Splunk
4 10 (1.22%) Informatica
5 7 (0.85%) Adobe
6 6 (0.73%) Cisco
7 5 (0.61%) IBM
7 5 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (0.61%) Twitter
7 5 (0.61%) Wonderware
7 5 (0.61%) Zend
8 4 (0.49%) SAP
8 4 (0.49%) Xamarin
9 3 (0.37%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 2 (0.24%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.24%) Google
10 2 (0.24%) Sybase
11 1 (0.12%) Apple
11 1 (0.12%) BT
11 1 (0.12%) Dell