Period
to 26 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 26 April 2018.

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

Software Developer
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 56 54
Rank change year-on-year -11 -2 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 79 98 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 3.96% 4.54% 5.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.01% 4.65% 5.60%
Number of salaries quoted 70 98 129
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,250 £31,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £58,875 £56,250 £61,250
South East median annual salary £43,750 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.38% -5.88% +6.25%

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 1,968 2,108 2,268
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.60% 97.68% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1,721 1,881 2,081
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,875 £27,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in West Sussex

Software Developer
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Salary trend for Software Developer in West Sussex

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in West Sussex over the 6 months to 26 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in West Sussex

Software 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 Software Developer within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 26 April 2018. 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
Chichester -14 22 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Crawley -1 18 £45,000 +5.88% 10
Horsham -4 12 £45,000 - 1
Gatwick +4 9 £45,000 +5.88%
Worthing +3 7 £70,000 +12.00%
Pulborough - 3 £40,000 -
Burgess Hill - 2 £42,500 -
Littlehampton - 2 £30,000 -
Haywards Heath - 2 £48,750 -
Software Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 26 April 2018, Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 53 (67.09%) .NET
2 52 (65.82%) C#
3 38 (48.10%) HTML
4 37 (46.84%) JavaScript
5 36 (45.57%) SQL Server
5 36 (45.57%) .NET Framework
6 34 (43.04%) CSS
7 30 (37.97%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (34.18%) MVC
8 27 (34.18%) ASP.NET
9 25 (31.65%) WCF
10 24 (30.38%) SQL
11 21 (26.58%) ASP.NET MVC
12 20 (25.32%) jQuery
13 19 (24.05%) Windows
14 18 (22.78%) ASP.NET Web API
15 17 (21.52%) Entity Framework
15 17 (21.52%) C++
15 17 (21.52%) C
16 15 (18.99%) Software Engineering
16 15 (18.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 14 (17.72%) AngularJS
17 14 (17.72%) TDD
17 14 (17.72%) Ajax
18 13 (16.46%) WPF
18 13 (16.46%) Continuous Integration
18 13 (16.46%) Test Automation
18 13 (16.46%) PHP
19 11 (13.92%) WinForms
20 10 (12.66%) PostgreSQL

Software 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 2 (2.53%) IIS
2 1 (1.27%) Apache
2 1 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.27%) nginx
2 1 (1.27%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.80%) Office 365
2 2 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.59%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.27%) SMS
2 1 (1.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (45.57%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.66%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (11.39%) MySQL
3 9 (11.39%) Relational Database
4 7 (8.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (6.33%) SQLite
6 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (3.80%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (12.66%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.59%) NUnit
3 4 (5.06%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.06%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (5.06%) Retail
2 3 (3.80%) Advertising
3 2 (2.53%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.27%) Back Office
4 1 (1.27%) Games
4 1 (1.27%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (67.09%) .NET
2 38 (48.10%) HTML
3 36 (45.57%) .NET Framework
4 34 (43.04%) CSS
5 27 (34.18%) ASP.NET
6 25 (31.65%) WCF
7 21 (26.58%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (25.32%) jQuery
9 18 (22.78%) ASP.NET Web API
10 17 (21.52%) Entity Framework
11 15 (18.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 14 (17.72%) Ajax
12 14 (17.72%) AngularJS
13 13 (16.46%) WPF
14 11 (13.92%) WinForms
15 10 (12.66%) HTML5
16 6 (7.59%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 6 (7.59%) CSS3
16 6 (7.59%) LINQ
16 6 (7.59%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.33%) Arduino
1 5 (6.33%) Raspberry Pi
2 4 (5.06%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.06%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.06%) Renewable Energy
3 2 (2.53%) iPad
4 1 (1.27%) Blog
4 1 (1.27%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.05%) Windows
2 3 (3.80%) Linux
3 2 (2.53%) Android
3 2 (2.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.97%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (34.18%) MVC
3 15 (18.99%) Software Engineering
4 14 (17.72%) TDD
5 13 (16.46%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (16.46%) Test Automation
6 10 (12.66%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (11.39%) IT Strategy
7 9 (11.39%) Process Improvement
7 9 (11.39%) Unit Testing
8 8 (10.13%) Scrum
9 7 (8.86%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (8.86%) OO
9 7 (8.86%) OOP
9 7 (8.86%) Service Design
10 6 (7.59%) BDD
10 6 (7.59%) DevOps
11 5 (6.33%) Use Case
12 4 (5.06%) E-Commerce
12 4 (5.06%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 52 (65.82%) C#
2 37 (46.84%) JavaScript
3 24 (30.38%) SQL
4 17 (21.52%) C
4 17 (21.52%) C++
5 13 (16.46%) PHP
6 8 (10.13%) Java
7 6 (7.59%) Python
8 5 (6.33%) Java 8
8 5 (6.33%) VB.NET
9 4 (5.06%) Scala
10 2 (2.53%) VB
11 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.27%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (3.80%) Degree
2 2 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (12.66%) Zend
2 5 (6.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.80%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.27%) Google
4 1 (1.27%) Ivanti
4 1 (1.27%) SolarWinds