Period
to 16 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 78 85
Rank change year-on-year +7 +7 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 79 67 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 3.94% 3.04% 3.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.08% 3.16% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 64 63 79
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,500 £31,250 £22,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £63,750 £53,250
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% +3.75%

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 1,936 2,120 2,499
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.66% 96.10% 98.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1,695 1,880 2,224
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £60,000
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 16 January 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 16 January 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
Crawley +22 24 £38,750 -8.82% 2
Gatwick +26 18 £45,000 +5.88%
Chichester -5 18 £50,000 +52.67%
Pulborough - 6 £40,000 -
Worthing -18 4 £25,000 -56.52%
Horsham -30 3 £55,000 +29.41% 3
Selsey - 1 £37,500 -
Software Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, Software Developer 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 61 (77.22%) C#
2 57 (72.15%) .NET
3 44 (55.70%) SQL
4 40 (50.63%) JavaScript
5 38 (48.10%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (44.30%) SQL Server
7 32 (40.51%) WCF
8 29 (36.71%) .NET Framework
9 28 (35.44%) MVC
9 28 (35.44%) AngularJS
10 26 (32.91%) WinForms
10 26 (32.91%) CSS
11 25 (31.65%) Software Engineering
11 25 (31.65%) HTML
12 24 (30.38%) C++
12 24 (30.38%) jQuery
13 23 (29.11%) ASP.NET
14 22 (27.85%) Web Services
14 22 (27.85%) ASP.NET MVC
14 22 (27.85%) HTML5
15 21 (26.58%) Ajax
16 19 (24.05%) WPF
16 19 (24.05%) LINQ
16 19 (24.05%) Computer Science
17 18 (22.78%) Degree
17 18 (22.78%) NUnit
17 18 (22.78%) Windows
17 18 (22.78%) BDD
18 17 (21.52%) Entity Framework
18 17 (21.52%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 6 (7.59%) Apache
1 6 (7.59%) nginx
2 2 (2.53%) Confluence
2 2 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.53%) SaaS
3 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (20.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.27%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (44.30%) SQL Server
2 16 (20.25%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (20.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (10.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (8.86%) MySQL
5 6 (7.59%) Crystal Reports
5 6 (7.59%) Relational Database
6 5 (6.33%) Data Mining
7 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (22.78%) NUnit
2 7 (8.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.80%) JIRA
4 2 (2.53%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.53%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.53%) Selenium
4 2 (2.53%) SpecFlow
4 2 (2.53%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.53%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.27%) JSUnit
5 1 (1.27%) Subversion
General
1 3 (3.80%) Finance
2 1 (1.27%) Games
2 1 (1.27%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (72.15%) .NET
2 32 (40.51%) WCF
3 29 (36.71%) .NET Framework
4 28 (35.44%) AngularJS
5 26 (32.91%) CSS
5 26 (32.91%) WinForms
6 25 (31.65%) HTML
7 24 (30.38%) jQuery
8 23 (29.11%) ASP.NET
9 22 (27.85%) ASP.NET MVC
9 22 (27.85%) HTML5
9 22 (27.85%) Web Services
10 21 (26.58%) Ajax
11 19 (24.05%) LINQ
11 19 (24.05%) WPF
12 17 (21.52%) Entity Framework
12 17 (21.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 16 (20.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 16 (20.25%) ASP.NET Web API
14 9 (11.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.05%) Computer Science
2 16 (20.25%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (12.66%) Algorithms
4 9 (11.39%) Mobile App
5 5 (6.33%) Client/Server
5 5 (6.33%) Data Centre
5 5 (6.33%) Data Structures
5 5 (6.33%) Virtual Team
6 3 (3.80%) User Experience
7 2 (2.53%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.27%) Blog
8 1 (1.27%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 18 (22.78%) Windows
2 12 (15.19%) Linux
3 10 (12.66%) Unix
4 4 (5.06%) Android
4 4 (5.06%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (48.10%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (35.44%) MVC
3 25 (31.65%) Software Engineering
4 18 (22.78%) BDD
5 17 (21.52%) TDD
6 14 (17.72%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (17.72%) Test Automation
7 13 (16.46%) Unit Testing
8 10 (12.66%) Data Management
9 8 (10.13%) OO
10 7 (8.86%) CRM
11 6 (7.59%) Web Development
12 5 (6.33%) Analytics
12 5 (6.33%) Data Analytics
12 5 (6.33%) Data Modelling
12 5 (6.33%) Project Management
12 5 (6.33%) Web Design
13 3 (3.80%) OOP
13 3 (3.80%) Refactoring
14 2 (2.53%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 61 (77.22%) C#
2 44 (55.70%) SQL
3 40 (50.63%) JavaScript
4 24 (30.38%) C++
5 13 (16.46%) VB.NET
6 11 (13.92%) C
7 10 (12.66%) PL/SQL
8 7 (8.86%) PHP
9 6 (7.59%) Java
10 5 (6.33%) Fortran
10 5 (6.33%) Shell Script
10 5 (6.33%) VB
11 4 (5.06%) Objective-C
12 3 (3.80%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (22.78%) Degree
2 5 (6.33%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (12.66%) Oracle
2 6 (7.59%) Xamarin
2 6 (7.59%) Zend
3 4 (5.06%) Microsoft