Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 115 156
Rank change year-on-year +13 +41 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 52 38 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.50% 1.57% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.60% 1.64% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 50 38 17
West Sussex median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £41,750
90th Percentile £51,250 £58,450 £62,500
South East median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 1999 2322 2621
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.92% 96.23% 98.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1764 2125 2301
West Sussex median annual salary £44,750 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,250 £62,500 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Senior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

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
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in West Sussex over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 +6 45 £47,500 - 3
Worthing - 4 £52,500 -
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 20 November 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 52 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 51 (98.08%) C++
3 47 (90.38%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (84.62%) TDD
4 44 (84.62%) Windows
5 43 (82.69%) C#
5 43 (82.69%) MFC
5 43 (82.69%) STL
6 28 (53.85%) Degree
7 26 (50.00%) Computer Science
7 26 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
8 23 (44.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 23 (44.23%) Visual Studio
8 23 (44.23%) UML
9 21 (40.38%) XML
9 21 (40.38%) SQL
10 20 (38.46%) Web Services
10 20 (38.46%) Client/Server
10 20 (38.46%) Multithreading
10 20 (38.46%) Multithreaded Programming
10 20 (38.46%) Greenfield Project
11 6 (11.54%) Linux
11 6 (11.54%) C
12 5 (9.62%) Embedded C
12 5 (9.62%) Embedded Linux
13 4 (7.69%) Embedded C++
13 4 (7.69%) VxWorks
14 3 (5.77%) Electronics
14 3 (5.77%) Kalman Filter
15 2 (3.85%) Master's Degree

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 2 (3.85%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (44.23%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.92%) Gradle
General
1 3 (5.77%) Electronics
2 2 (3.85%) Marketing
3 1 (1.92%) Advertising
3 1 (1.92%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (82.69%) MFC
1 43 (82.69%) STL
2 23 (44.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 21 (40.38%) XML
4 20 (38.46%) Web Services
5 2 (3.85%) DirectX
5 2 (3.85%) OpenCV
5 2 (3.85%) OpenGL
6 1 (1.92%) CSS
6 1 (1.92%) Grails
6 1 (1.92%) HTML
6 1 (1.92%) J2EE
6 1 (1.92%) REST
6 1 (1.92%) SOAP
6 1 (1.92%) Spring
6 1 (1.92%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 26 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 20 (38.46%) Client/Server
2 20 (38.46%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.92%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 44 (84.62%) Windows
2 6 (11.54%) Linux
3 5 (9.62%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (7.69%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 47 (90.38%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (84.62%) TDD
4 23 (44.23%) UML
5 20 (38.46%) Multithreaded Programming
5 20 (38.46%) Multithreading
6 3 (5.77%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (3.85%) Computer Vision
7 2 (3.85%) Image Processing
7 2 (3.85%) Regression Testing
7 2 (3.85%) Unit Testing
8 1 (1.92%) Business Development
8 1 (1.92%) DevOps
8 1 (1.92%) Energy Management
8 1 (1.92%) Matrix Organization
8 1 (1.92%) Microservices
8 1 (1.92%) Open Source
8 1 (1.92%) Scrum
8 1 (1.92%) Web Development
8 1 (1.92%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 51 (98.08%) C++
2 43 (82.69%) C#
3 21 (40.38%) SQL
4 6 (11.54%) C
5 5 (9.62%) Embedded C
6 4 (7.69%) Embedded C++
7 2 (3.85%) GLSL
7 2 (3.85%) HLSL
8 1 (1.92%) Fortran
8 1 (1.92%) Groovy
8 1 (1.92%) Java
8 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.92%) PHP
8 1 (1.92%) Scala
Qualifications
1 28 (53.85%) Degree
2 26 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.85%) Master's Degree