Period
to 20 October 2021

The median annual salary for a Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

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
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 2 4 2
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 322 259 695
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Sussex 25.99% 31.90% 29.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.81% 32.33% 30.50%
Number of salaries quoted 199 211 659
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £28,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £47,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £60,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -20.83% +26.32% +5.56%
75th Percentile £56,250 £66,250 £55,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £70,000 £65,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -0.99% +6.32% +5.56%

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 1,158 801 2,279
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.46% 98.65% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 778 601 1,903
10th Percentile £31,066 £31,250 £26,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £42,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -11.82% +15.79% +5.56%
75th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £71,625 £72,500 £70,000
South East median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in West Sussex

Developer
Salary Trend in West Sussex

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Developer in West Sussex.

Salary trend for Developer in West Sussex

Developer
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

Salary distribution for jobs citing Developer in West Sussex over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

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 20 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
Worthing 0 65 £45,000 -33.33% 12
Crawley -4 50 £52,500 -8.70% 12
Horsham 0 48 £46,250 -22.92% 7
Burgess Hill -4 32 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Gatwick +14 29 £45,000 -10.00%
Chichester -1 27 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Haywards Heath +3 21 £47,500 - 5
Shoreham-by-Sea - 17 - -
East Grinstead -5 12 £48,500 +29.33% 1
Pulborough - 5 £47,500 - 1
Billingshurst - 3 £57,500 -
Bognor Regis - 1 £60,000 -
Arundel - 1 - -
Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, 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.

1 203 (63.04%) C#
2 201 (62.42%) .NET
3 178 (55.28%) JavaScript
4 159 (49.38%) SQL
5 142 (44.10%) HTML
6 125 (38.82%) CSS
7 103 (31.99%) SQL Server
8 98 (30.43%) AngularJS
9 96 (29.81%) MVC
10 91 (28.26%) ASP.NET
11 90 (27.95%) Software Engineering
12 82 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
13 81 (25.16%) Full Stack Development
14 79 (24.53%) .NET Framework
15 77 (23.91%) .NET Core
16 76 (23.60%) React
17 75 (23.29%) Azure
18 65 (20.19%) HTML5
19 58 (18.01%) C++
20 55 (17.08%) Kubernetes
21 53 (16.46%) Docker
22 52 (16.15%) ASP.NET Web API
22 52 (16.15%) REST
23 47 (14.60%) OO
24 46 (14.29%) Java
25 45 (13.98%) ASP.NET MVC
26 44 (13.66%) Microservices
27 41 (12.73%) Microsoft
27 41 (12.73%) Scrum
28 40 (12.42%) jQuery

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 18 (5.59%) CMS
2 11 (3.42%) Confluence
3 8 (2.48%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (2.17%) NServiceBus
4 7 (2.17%) Umbraco
5 6 (1.86%) nginx
5 6 (1.86%) WordPress
6 4 (1.24%) Apache
6 4 (1.24%) JBoss
6 4 (1.24%) Jetty
6 4 (1.24%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.24%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.93%) IIS
8 2 (0.62%) Jupyter
8 2 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.31%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.62%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.31%) InVision
Business Applications
1 4 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.62%) Magento
2 2 (0.62%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 75 (23.29%) Azure
2 27 (8.39%) AWS
3 22 (6.83%) GCP
4 20 (6.21%) Power Platform
5 8 (2.48%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (2.17%) Azure Storage
6 7 (2.17%) IaaS
6 7 (2.17%) PaaS
7 5 (1.55%) Power Automate
8 4 (1.24%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (1.24%) GitHub
9 3 (0.93%) PowerApps
10 2 (0.62%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.62%) Microsoft 365
10 2 (0.62%) SaaS
11 1 (0.31%) Azure Functions
11 1 (0.31%) npm
11 1 (0.31%) Serverless
11 1 (0.31%) Stripe
11 1 (0.31%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.66%) Ethernet
2 9 (2.80%) HTTP
3 6 (1.86%) Skype
4 1 (0.31%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (31.99%) SQL Server
2 23 (7.14%) MySQL
3 19 (5.90%) Big Data
4 18 (5.59%) Power BI
5 17 (5.28%) Data Lake
5 17 (5.28%) OLAP
6 16 (4.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (4.66%) Relational Database
8 13 (4.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (3.42%) Tableau
10 10 (3.11%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (2.80%) Azure SQL Database
11 9 (2.80%) NoSQL
12 6 (1.86%) RDBMS
13 5 (1.55%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
15 2 (0.62%) QlikView
15 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
15 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2019
16 1 (0.31%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 35 (10.87%) Git (software)
2 32 (9.94%) JIRA
3 25 (7.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 23 (7.14%) Jenkins
5 19 (5.90%) Visual Studio
6 10 (3.11%) Bitbucket
7 9 (2.80%) Octopus Deploy
8 8 (2.48%) GitLab
8 8 (2.48%) IntelliJ
8 8 (2.48%) SonarQube
9 7 (2.17%) TeamCity
10 4 (1.24%) Maven
10 4 (1.24%) Vagrant
11 2 (0.62%) JUnit
11 2 (0.62%) Subversion
11 2 (0.62%) TestRail
11 2 (0.62%) Visual Studio Team System
12 1 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.31%) Balsamiq
12 1 (0.31%) git-flow
General
1 35 (10.87%) Finance
2 31 (9.63%) Advertising
3 27 (8.39%) Social Skills
4 9 (2.80%) Retail
5 8 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.17%) Electronics
6 7 (2.17%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.86%) Marketing
8 4 (1.24%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 4 (1.24%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.24%) Presentation Skills
9 3 (0.93%) Wearables
10 2 (0.62%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.62%) Public Sector
11 1 (0.31%) Automotive
11 1 (0.31%) Banking
11 1 (0.31%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 201 (62.42%) .NET
2 142 (44.10%) HTML
3 125 (38.82%) CSS
4 98 (30.43%) AngularJS
5 91 (28.26%) ASP.NET
6 79 (24.53%) .NET Framework
7 77 (23.91%) .NET Core
8 76 (23.60%) React
9 65 (20.19%) HTML5
10 52 (16.15%) ASP.NET Web API
10 52 (16.15%) REST
11 45 (13.98%) ASP.NET MVC
12 40 (12.42%) jQuery
13 36 (11.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 28 (8.70%) CSS3
15 26 (8.07%) RabbitMQ
16 23 (7.14%) Web Services
17 22 (6.83%) Ajax
18 21 (6.52%) Node.js
19 19 (5.90%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.70%) Virtual Team
2 22 (6.83%) User Experience
3 17 (5.28%) Cloud Native
4 15 (4.66%) Algorithms
5 12 (3.73%) Mobile App
6 9 (2.80%) Client/Server
6 9 (2.80%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 9 (2.80%) VHDL
7 7 (2.17%) Digital Media
8 5 (1.55%) Legacy Systems
9 4 (1.24%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (0.93%) Life Science
11 2 (0.62%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.62%) iPad
12 1 (0.31%) Embedded Systems
12 1 (0.31%) Greenfield Project
12 1 (0.31%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.31%) PMI
12 1 (0.31%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 37 (11.49%) Linux
2 19 (5.90%) Windows
3 2 (0.62%) Mac OS
3 2 (0.62%) Unix
4 1 (0.31%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (29.81%) MVC
2 90 (27.95%) Software Engineering
3 82 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (25.16%) Full Stack Development
5 47 (14.60%) OO
6 44 (13.66%) Microservices
7 41 (12.73%) Scrum
8 40 (12.42%) Problem-Solving
9 36 (11.18%) Web Development
10 31 (9.63%) Test Automation
11 29 (9.01%) DevOps
12 28 (8.70%) ETL
13 26 (8.07%) Analytics
13 26 (8.07%) SDLC
14 24 (7.45%) E-Commerce
14 24 (7.45%) Unit Testing
15 23 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
15 23 (7.14%) TDD
16 19 (5.90%) OOD
16 19 (5.90%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 203 (63.04%) C#
2 178 (55.28%) JavaScript
3 159 (49.38%) SQL
4 58 (18.01%) C++
5 46 (14.29%) Java
6 38 (11.80%) Python
7 33 (10.25%) T-SQL
8 27 (8.39%) TypeScript
9 24 (7.45%) PHP
10 23 (7.14%) C
11 18 (5.59%) Go
12 12 (3.73%) PL/SQL
13 7 (2.17%) VB
14 6 (1.86%) Embedded C
14 6 (1.86%) Embedded C++
14 6 (1.86%) Java 8
14 6 (1.86%) VB6
15 5 (1.55%) Scala
16 4 (1.24%) VB.NET
17 2 (0.62%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 25 (7.76%) Degree
2 4 (1.24%) DBS Check
3 2 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (0.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.31%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.48%) QA
2 4 (1.24%) Accessibility
System Software
1 53 (16.46%) Docker
2 8 (2.48%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.24%) KVM
3 4 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 55 (17.08%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.24%) Consul
2 4 (1.24%) Packer
2 4 (1.24%) Terraform
3 2 (0.62%) Ansible
4 1 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 41 (12.73%) Microsoft
2 23 (7.14%) VMware
3 17 (5.28%) Oracle
4 4 (1.24%) Google
5 3 (0.93%) Adobe
5 3 (0.93%) ANSYS
5 3 (0.93%) Bloomberg
6 2 (0.62%) Mercator
6 2 (0.62%) YouTube
7 1 (0.31%) PayPal
7 1 (0.31%) WooCommerce
7 1 (0.31%) Xamarin