The median annual salary for a Senior Software Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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

Senior Software Engineer
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 81 84
Rank change year-on-year -14 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 10 33 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.92% 2.55% 2.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 2.67% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 9 33 27
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -28.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -  

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

IT Job Roles
West Sussex
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1061 1237 1174
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 97.52% 95.52% 98.82%
Number of salaries quoted 949 1168 1047
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Senior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex that featured Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Engineer in West Sussex

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Salary trend for Senior Software Engineer in West Sussex

Senior Software Engineer
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 Senior Software Engineer within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Burgess Hill +16 8 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Shoreham-by-Sea - 1 £45,000 -
Senior Software Engineer
South East

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Senior Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Sussex region featuring Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (93.75%) C++
3 13 (81.25%) C#
3 13 (81.25%) Windows
4 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (75.00%) TDD
4 12 (75.00%) STL
4 12 (75.00%) MFC
5 11 (68.75%) Visual Studio
5 11 (68.75%) Degree
6 10 (62.50%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (62.50%) Computer Science
6 10 (62.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 10 (62.50%) UML
7 3 (18.75%) SQL
8 2 (12.50%) C
8 2 (12.50%) Client/Server
8 2 (12.50%) Linux
8 2 (12.50%) Web Services
8 2 (12.50%) XML
8 2 (12.50%) Multithreaded Programming
8 2 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Multithreading
9 1 (6.25%) OWASP
9 1 (6.25%) Image Processing
9 1 (6.25%) JIRA
9 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Core
9 1 (6.25%) jQuery
9 1 (6.25%) Open Source

Senior Software Engineer 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (68.75%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) MFC
1 12 (75.00%) STL
2 10 (62.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (12.50%) Web Services
3 2 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (6.25%) .NET
4 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Core
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (6.25%) CSS
4 1 (6.25%) DirectX
4 1 (6.25%) HTML
4 1 (6.25%) jQuery
4 1 (6.25%) OpenCV
4 1 (6.25%) OpenGL
4 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 2 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (6.25%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (75.00%) TDD
3 10 (62.50%) UML
4 2 (12.50%) Multithreaded Programming
4 2 (12.50%) Multithreading
4 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Business Development
5 1 (6.25%) Computer Vision
5 1 (6.25%) Image Processing
5 1 (6.25%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (6.25%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (6.25%) MVC
5 1 (6.25%) Open Source
5 1 (6.25%) OWASP
5 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement
5 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) C++
2 13 (81.25%) C#
3 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) C
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded C
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded C++
5 1 (6.25%) Fortran
5 1 (6.25%) GLSL
5 1 (6.25%) HLSL
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) Degree
2 10 (62.50%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Mercator
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago