Period
to 22 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 45 67
Rank change year-on-year -21 +22 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 89 126 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 3.78% 6.19% 4.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.91% 6.44% 4.32%
Number of salaries quoted 66 114 105
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £38,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.13% -13.89% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £52,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,750 £40,500
% change year-on-year +10.43% +0.62% +0.62%

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 2,277 1,958 2,337
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.65% 96.26% 96.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1,935 1,739 2,162
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,500 £62,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

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 October 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 October 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
Burgess Hill - 34 £45,000 - 1
Worthing +17 18 £47,500 +90.00% 2
Chichester -3 13 £55,000 +37.50% 3
Crawley -26 9 £50,000 +56.25% 5
Gatwick -28 5 £40,000 +25.00% 1
East Grinstead - 3 £40,000 -
Horsham -13 2 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Software Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 65 (73.03%) .NET
2 59 (66.29%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (49.44%) C#
4 42 (47.19%) .NET Framework
5 39 (43.82%) C++
6 38 (42.70%) TDD
7 34 (38.20%) OO
8 32 (35.96%) Web Services
9 29 (32.58%) HTML
9 29 (32.58%) Degree
10 28 (31.46%) MFC
10 28 (31.46%) STL
11 27 (30.34%) MVC
12 26 (29.21%) Windows
13 24 (26.97%) JavaScript
13 24 (26.97%) Computer Science
14 23 (25.84%) Multithreading
14 23 (25.84%) XML
15 22 (24.72%) SOA
16 21 (23.60%) Problem-Solving
17 20 (22.47%) jQuery
18 19 (21.35%) ASP.NET
18 19 (21.35%) Computer Science Degree
19 18 (20.22%) Entity Framework
19 18 (20.22%) Java
20 16 (17.98%) CSS
21 15 (16.85%) AngularJS
22 14 (15.73%) Mobile App
22 14 (15.73%) REST
22 14 (15.73%) Continuous Integration

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 (6.74%) IIS
2 3 (3.37%) Apache
3 1 (1.12%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.99%) TestFlight
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.12%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.61%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.24%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (6.74%) MySQL
4 2 (2.25%) GIS
4 2 (2.25%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (10.11%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.99%) CocoaPods
2 8 (8.99%) fastlane
2 8 (8.99%) TeamCity
2 8 (8.99%) Xcode
3 6 (6.74%) Cucumber
3 6 (6.74%) JMeter
3 6 (6.74%) jMock
3 6 (6.74%) JUnit
3 6 (6.74%) Selenium
3 6 (6.74%) SoapUI
3 6 (6.74%) TestNG
3 6 (6.74%) Visual Studio
3 6 (6.74%) WebDriver
4 3 (3.37%) Eclipse
4 3 (3.37%) IntelliJ
5 2 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.12%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (6.74%) Finance
2 3 (3.37%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.25%) Games
3 2 (2.25%) Legal
3 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (73.03%) .NET
2 42 (47.19%) .NET Framework
3 32 (35.96%) Web Services
4 29 (32.58%) HTML
5 28 (31.46%) MFC
5 28 (31.46%) STL
6 23 (25.84%) XML
7 20 (22.47%) jQuery
8 19 (21.35%) ASP.NET
9 18 (20.22%) Entity Framework
10 16 (17.98%) CSS
11 15 (16.85%) AngularJS
12 14 (15.73%) REST
12 14 (15.73%) WCF
13 12 (13.48%) Spring
14 11 (12.36%) ATL
15 10 (11.24%) Ajax
15 10 (11.24%) ASP.NET Web API
15 10 (11.24%) SOAP
15 10 (11.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 24 (26.97%) Computer Science
2 14 (15.73%) Mobile App
3 8 (8.99%) User Experience
4 5 (5.62%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.25%) Fintech
6 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (29.21%) Windows
2 12 (13.48%) Apple iOS
3 5 (5.62%) Android
4 4 (4.49%) Linux
5 3 (3.37%) OpenVMS
5 3 (3.37%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (66.29%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (42.70%) TDD
3 34 (38.20%) OO
4 27 (30.34%) MVC
5 23 (25.84%) Multithreading
6 22 (24.72%) SOA
7 21 (23.60%) Problem-Solving
8 14 (15.73%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (14.61%) OOD
10 12 (13.48%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (12.36%) Memory Management
11 11 (12.36%) OOA/OOD
11 11 (12.36%) Test Automation
11 11 (12.36%) Unit Testing
12 9 (10.11%) Continuous Delivery
12 9 (10.11%) Mentoring
12 9 (10.11%) Open Source
12 9 (10.11%) Pair Programming
12 9 (10.11%) Software Delivery
12 9 (10.11%) Test-First Development
Programming Languages
1 44 (49.44%) C#
2 39 (43.82%) C++
3 24 (26.97%) JavaScript
4 18 (20.22%) Java
5 12 (13.48%) Objective-C
5 12 (13.48%) SQL
6 8 (8.99%) Apple Swift
7 6 (6.74%) Groovy
8 3 (3.37%) C
8 3 (3.37%) Pascal
8 3 (3.37%) PHP
9 1 (1.12%) Fortran
9 1 (1.12%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 29 (32.58%) Degree
2 19 (21.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (6.74%) ISEB
3 6 (6.74%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.25%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.12%) PhD
5 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.74%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (2.25%) Oracle