The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 50 44
Rank change year-on-year +3 -6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 60 69 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 5.46% 5.48% 5.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.55% 5.71% 6.04%
Number of salaries quoted 49 69 72
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.78% +18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £37,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £57,500 £57,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1082 1208 1209
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 98.45% 95.87% 98.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1005 1102 1055
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

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 3 months to 26 April 2017.

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 3 months to 26 April 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
Chichester - 26 £40,000 - 3
Crawley +17 21 £42,500 +3.65%
Gatwick +3 15 £34,000 -15.00% 3
Horsham -3 7 £45,000 +8.43%
Selsey - 3 £40,000 -
Software Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 26 April 2017, 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 82 (83.67%) .NET
2 80 (81.63%) C#
3 75 (76.53%) JavaScript
4 71 (72.45%) SQL Server
5 70 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
6 62 (63.27%) MVC
7 59 (60.20%) ASP.NET
8 52 (53.06%) ASP.NET MVC
9 50 (51.02%) .NET Framework
10 48 (48.98%) jQuery
11 45 (45.92%) Degree
12 43 (43.88%) CSS
13 42 (42.86%) Entity Framework
14 40 (40.82%) SQL
15 38 (38.78%) Unit Testing
16 37 (37.76%) Software Engineering
17 35 (35.71%) HTML
18 33 (33.67%) TDD
19 32 (32.65%) AngularJS
19 32 (32.65%) Scrum
20 31 (31.63%) WCF
21 27 (27.55%) ASP.NET Web API
21 27 (27.55%) VB.NET
21 27 (27.55%) OOP
22 26 (26.53%) WPF
23 25 (25.51%) NUnit
23 25 (25.51%) OO
24 24 (24.49%) Web Services
24 24 (24.49%) Visual Studio
24 24 (24.49%) MySQL

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 1 (1.02%) Apache
1 1 (1.02%) nginx
1 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 19 (19.39%) Amazon AWS
1 19 (19.39%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (6.12%) SaaS
3 2 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (22.45%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.06%) Firewall
3 2 (2.04%) Internet
4 1 (1.02%) DHCP
4 1 (1.02%) DNS
4 1 (1.02%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (72.45%) SQL Server
2 24 (24.49%) MySQL
3 22 (22.45%) PostgreSQL
3 22 (22.45%) Relational Database
3 22 (22.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (19.39%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (6.12%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (3.06%) MongoDB
7 3 (3.06%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.02%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (25.51%) NUnit
2 24 (24.49%) Visual Studio
3 23 (23.47%) Git (software)
4 22 (22.45%) Subversion
5 19 (19.39%) JIRA
5 19 (19.39%) JSUnit
6 3 (3.06%) LINQPad
7 2 (2.04%) Bugzilla
7 2 (2.04%) Selenium
7 2 (2.04%) Trac
7 2 (2.04%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.02%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.02%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (9.18%) Retail
2 8 (8.16%) Finance
3 3 (3.06%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.02%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (83.67%) .NET
2 59 (60.20%) ASP.NET
3 52 (53.06%) ASP.NET MVC
4 50 (51.02%) .NET Framework
5 48 (48.98%) jQuery
6 43 (43.88%) CSS
7 42 (42.86%) Entity Framework
8 35 (35.71%) HTML
9 32 (32.65%) AngularJS
10 31 (31.63%) WCF
11 27 (27.55%) ASP.NET Web API
12 26 (26.53%) WPF
13 24 (24.49%) HTML5
13 24 (24.49%) Web Services
14 23 (23.47%) Ajax
14 23 (23.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 22 (22.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 22 (22.45%) LINQ
15 22 (22.45%) WinForms
16 6 (6.12%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (17.35%) Computer Science
3 13 (13.27%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (5.10%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.04%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.02%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.02%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.16%) Windows
2 4 (4.08%) Linux
3 2 (2.04%) Unix
4 1 (1.02%) Android
4 1 (1.02%) CentOS
4 1 (1.02%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (63.27%) MVC
3 38 (38.78%) Unit Testing
4 37 (37.76%) Software Engineering
5 33 (33.67%) TDD
6 32 (32.65%) Scrum
7 27 (27.55%) OOP
8 25 (25.51%) OO
9 23 (23.47%) BDD
10 22 (22.45%) Refactoring
11 14 (14.29%) SOA
12 9 (9.18%) UML
12 9 (9.18%) Web Application Development
13 8 (8.16%) SDLC
14 7 (7.14%) MVVM
15 6 (6.12%) Domain-Driven Design
15 6 (6.12%) Microservices
15 6 (6.12%) Multithreading
16 5 (5.10%) Multithreaded Programming
17 4 (4.08%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 80 (81.63%) C#
2 75 (76.53%) JavaScript
3 40 (40.82%) SQL
4 27 (27.55%) VB.NET
5 17 (17.35%) C++
6 9 (9.18%) Java
7 5 (5.10%) C
7 5 (5.10%) T-SQL
8 4 (4.08%) Python
9 3 (3.06%) Assembly Language
10 2 (2.04%) Fortran
10 2 (2.04%) PHP
10 2 (2.04%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.04%) Scala
10 2 (2.04%) VB
11 1 (1.02%) VB6
11 1 (1.02%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 45 (45.92%) Degree
2 2 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.04%) QA
1 2 (2.04%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (1.02%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.02%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (1.02%) Ansible
Vendors
1 16 (16.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.08%) Oracle
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