Period
to 22 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 22 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 79 82
Rank change year-on-year +10 +3 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 78 64 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 3.94% 2.95% 3.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.08% 3.07% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 62 59 86
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% +9.38%
10th Percentile £25,500 £31,250 £22,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £64,750 £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 1,914 2,083 2,521
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.72% 96.12% 98.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1,671 1,842 2,251
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £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 22 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 22 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 +18 23 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Chichester -8 18 £50,000 +52.67%
Gatwick +28 16 £45,000 +5.88%
Pulborough - 6 £40,000 -
Worthing -15 4 £25,000 -56.52%
Horsham -25 3 £55,000 +29.41% 4
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 22 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 59 (75.64%) C#
2 55 (70.51%) .NET
3 43 (55.13%) SQL
4 39 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 37 (47.44%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (42.31%) SQL Server
7 32 (41.03%) WCF
8 28 (35.90%) .NET Framework
8 28 (35.90%) AngularJS
9 27 (34.62%) MVC
10 26 (33.33%) WinForms
10 26 (33.33%) CSS
11 25 (32.05%) HTML
12 24 (30.77%) C++
13 23 (29.49%) Software Engineering
13 23 (29.49%) jQuery
14 22 (28.21%) HTML5
14 22 (28.21%) ASP.NET
14 22 (28.21%) Web Services
15 21 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC
15 21 (26.92%) Ajax
16 19 (24.36%) WPF
16 19 (24.36%) LINQ
17 18 (23.08%) BDD
17 18 (23.08%) Computer Science
17 18 (23.08%) NUnit
17 18 (23.08%) Windows
18 17 (21.79%) TDD
18 17 (21.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 16 (20.51%) ASP.NET Web API

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 (7.69%) Apache
1 6 (7.69%) nginx
2 2 (2.56%) Confluence
2 2 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.56%) Office 365
2 2 (2.56%) SaaS
3 1 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (20.51%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.28%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (42.31%) SQL Server
2 16 (20.51%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (20.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (10.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (8.97%) MySQL
5 6 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (6.41%) Data Mining
6 5 (6.41%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.28%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (23.08%) NUnit
2 7 (8.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.56%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.56%) JIRA
3 2 (2.56%) Selenium
3 2 (2.56%) SpecFlow
3 2 (2.56%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.28%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (1.28%) Games
2 1 (1.28%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (70.51%) .NET
2 32 (41.03%) WCF
3 28 (35.90%) .NET Framework
3 28 (35.90%) AngularJS
4 26 (33.33%) CSS
4 26 (33.33%) WinForms
5 25 (32.05%) HTML
6 23 (29.49%) jQuery
7 22 (28.21%) ASP.NET
7 22 (28.21%) HTML5
7 22 (28.21%) Web Services
8 21 (26.92%) Ajax
8 21 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC
9 19 (24.36%) LINQ
9 19 (24.36%) WPF
10 17 (21.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 16 (20.51%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 16 (20.51%) ASP.NET Web API
11 16 (20.51%) Entity Framework
12 9 (11.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 15 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (12.82%) Algorithms
4 9 (11.54%) Mobile App
5 5 (6.41%) Client/Server
5 5 (6.41%) Data Centre
5 5 (6.41%) Data Structures
5 5 (6.41%) Virtual Team
6 3 (3.85%) User Experience
7 2 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.28%) Blog
8 1 (1.28%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 18 (23.08%) Windows
2 12 (15.38%) Linux
3 10 (12.82%) Unix
4 4 (5.13%) Android
4 4 (5.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (47.44%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (34.62%) MVC
3 23 (29.49%) Software Engineering
4 18 (23.08%) BDD
5 17 (21.79%) TDD
6 14 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (17.95%) Test Automation
7 12 (15.38%) Unit Testing
8 10 (12.82%) Data Management
9 7 (8.97%) OO
10 6 (7.69%) CRM
10 6 (7.69%) Web Development
11 5 (6.41%) Analytics
11 5 (6.41%) Data Analytics
11 5 (6.41%) Data Modelling
11 5 (6.41%) Project Management
11 5 (6.41%) Web Design
12 2 (2.56%) Change Control
12 2 (2.56%) SDET
12 2 (2.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 59 (75.64%) C#
2 43 (55.13%) SQL
3 39 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 24 (30.77%) C++
5 11 (14.10%) C
5 11 (14.10%) VB.NET
6 10 (12.82%) PL/SQL
7 8 (10.26%) PHP
8 6 (7.69%) Java
9 5 (6.41%) Fortran
9 5 (6.41%) Shell Script
9 5 (6.41%) VB
10 4 (5.13%) Objective-C
11 3 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (20.51%) Degree
2 5 (6.41%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (11.54%) Oracle
2 6 (7.69%) Xamarin
2 6 (7.69%) Zend
3 4 (5.13%) Microsoft