Period
to 25 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 25 July 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
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 52 63
Rank change year-on-year +9 +11 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 130 141 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 6.06% 5.45% 4.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.21% 5.66% 4.58%
Number of salaries quoted 135 148 135
West Sussex median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +2.27% -7.37%
10th Percentile £26,250 £33,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £60,000 £65,000
South East median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -

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 2094 2491 2338
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 97.62% 96.29% 98.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1923 2299 2038
West Sussex median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 25 July 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 6 months to 25 July 2017. 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 +33 44 £32,000 -28.89%
Chichester - 43 £40,000 - 1
Gatwick +16 38 £32,000 -28.89%
Horsham -11 24 £42,500 -7.10%
Selsey - 4 £40,000 -
Haywards Heath +1 1 £42,500 -26.09%
Software Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 116 (89.23%) C#
1 116 (89.23%) .NET
2 101 (77.69%) SQL Server
3 90 (69.23%) JavaScript
4 80 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
5 79 (60.77%) ASP.NET
6 78 (60.00%) SQL
6 78 (60.00%) MVC
7 68 (52.31%) Degree
8 67 (51.54%) ASP.NET MVC
9 55 (42.31%) jQuery
10 54 (41.54%) Software Engineering
11 51 (39.23%) .NET Framework
12 47 (36.15%) CSS
13 45 (34.62%) Unit Testing
14 44 (33.85%) Entity Framework
15 41 (31.54%) VB.NET
16 39 (30.00%) HTML
16 39 (30.00%) AngularJS
17 38 (29.23%) OOP
18 37 (28.46%) Scrum
19 36 (27.69%) TDD
20 33 (25.38%) Refactoring
20 33 (25.38%) OO
21 31 (23.85%) Subversion
21 31 (23.85%) Relational Database
21 31 (23.85%) Git (software)
22 29 (22.31%) WCF
22 29 (22.31%) HTML5
23 28 (21.54%) Analytical Skills

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 5 (3.85%) IIS
2 1 (0.77%) JBoss
2 1 (0.77%) WildFly
Applications
1 9 (6.92%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 23 (17.69%) Amazon AWS
1 23 (17.69%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (10.00%) SaaS
3 6 (4.62%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (16.15%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.31%) Firewall
3 2 (1.54%) RIP
4 1 (0.77%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (77.69%) SQL Server
2 31 (23.85%) Relational Database
3 24 (18.46%) MySQL
4 23 (17.69%) Amazon RDS
5 21 (16.15%) PostgreSQL
5 21 (16.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (10.77%) SQL Server 2014
7 13 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (4.62%) RDBMS
9 5 (3.85%) SQLite
10 1 (0.77%) Geospatial Data
10 1 (0.77%) GIS
10 1 (0.77%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (23.85%) Git (software)
1 31 (23.85%) Subversion
2 26 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 24 (18.46%) JIRA
3 24 (18.46%) NUnit
4 23 (17.69%) JSUnit
5 3 (2.31%) LINQPad
5 3 (2.31%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.54%) Bugzilla
6 2 (1.54%) Selenium
6 2 (1.54%) Trac
6 2 (1.54%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.77%) Gradle
General
1 12 (9.23%) Retail
2 10 (7.69%) Finance
3 5 (3.85%) Legal
3 5 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (89.23%) .NET
2 79 (60.77%) ASP.NET
3 67 (51.54%) ASP.NET MVC
4 55 (42.31%) jQuery
5 51 (39.23%) .NET Framework
6 47 (36.15%) CSS
7 44 (33.85%) Entity Framework
8 39 (30.00%) AngularJS
8 39 (30.00%) HTML
9 29 (22.31%) HTML5
9 29 (22.31%) WCF
10 28 (21.54%) WPF
11 26 (20.00%) LINQ
12 24 (18.46%) ASP.NET Web API
13 23 (17.69%) Web Services
14 21 (16.15%) Ajax
14 21 (16.15%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 21 (16.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 21 (16.15%) WinForms
15 13 (10.00%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 28 (21.54%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (19.23%) Computer Science
3 22 (16.92%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (6.92%) N-Tier
5 5 (3.85%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.77%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.00%) Linux
2 11 (8.46%) Windows
3 6 (4.62%) Android
4 5 (3.85%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (60.00%) MVC
3 54 (41.54%) Software Engineering
4 45 (34.62%) Unit Testing
5 38 (29.23%) OOP
6 37 (28.46%) Scrum
7 36 (27.69%) TDD
8 33 (25.38%) OO
8 33 (25.38%) Refactoring
9 25 (19.23%) SOA
10 21 (16.15%) BDD
11 20 (15.38%) SDLC
12 17 (13.08%) Web Application Development
13 13 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
13 13 (10.00%) Microservices
14 10 (7.69%) Single Responsibility Principle
15 9 (6.92%) Test Automation
16 7 (5.38%) MVVM
16 7 (5.38%) UML
17 6 (4.62%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 116 (89.23%) C#
2 90 (69.23%) JavaScript
3 78 (60.00%) SQL
4 41 (31.54%) VB.NET
5 24 (18.46%) C++
6 12 (9.23%) C
7 9 (6.92%) Java
8 6 (4.62%) VB
9 5 (3.85%) Fortran
9 5 (3.85%) PL/SQL
10 4 (3.08%) Python
11 1 (0.77%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.77%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.77%) Groovy
11 1 (0.77%) PHP
11 1 (0.77%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 68 (52.31%) Degree
2 5 (3.85%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.77%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.54%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.69%) Oracle
Chichester, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
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