The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £48,750 in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
South East / West Sussex
Rank 52 37 31
Rank change year-on-year -15 -6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 43 87 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 4.08% 7.67% 8.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.15% 7.87% 8.49%
Number of salaries quoted 42 85 92
Median salary £48,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.87% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,600 £45,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 1035 1105 1095
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 98.29% 97.36% 98.38%
Number of salaries quoted 947 998 946
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in West Sussex

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in West Sussex.

Salary trend for Software Engineer in West Sussex

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in West Sussex over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in West Sussex

Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Worthing +5 16 £50,000 +33.33%
Crawley -10 9 £52,500 +36.36% 2
Burgess Hill +9 6 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Horsham -4 6 £30,000 -14.28%
Gatwick - 4 £40,000 - 1
Bognor Regis - 1 - -
Haywards Heath - 1 £39,000 -
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 79 (98.75%) Software Engineering
2 60 (75.00%) C#
3 59 (73.75%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (61.25%) C++
5 47 (58.75%) .NET
6 42 (52.50%) Windows
7 40 (50.00%) .NET Framework
8 35 (43.75%) UML
9 28 (35.00%) Scrum
10 26 (32.50%) Visual Studio
11 21 (26.25%) Microsoft
12 20 (25.00%) MVC
12 20 (25.00%) Unit Testing
12 20 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
13 19 (23.75%) Degree
14 18 (22.50%) MS Excel
14 18 (22.50%) Entity Framework
15 17 (21.25%) SQL
15 17 (21.25%) Computer Science
16 16 (20.00%) WCF
17 14 (17.50%) REST
18 13 (16.25%) Web Services
18 13 (16.25%) Linux
19 12 (15.00%) SOAP
19 12 (15.00%) Finance
19 12 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
19 12 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
19 12 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
19 12 (15.00%) Open Source
19 12 (15.00%) Waterfall

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 3 (3.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (22.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) MS Office
2 1 (1.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.00%) DHCP
2 4 (5.00%) DNS
2 4 (5.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (5.00%) PPP
2 4 (5.00%) RS-232
2 4 (5.00%) RS-485
3 2 (2.50%) Internet
4 1 (1.25%) Multicast
4 1 (1.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.75%) Relational Database
1 11 (13.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (5.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.75%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.75%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.50%) MySQL
5 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 26 (32.50%) Visual Studio
2 8 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.00%) JIRA
4 3 (3.75%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.75%) Subversion
5 2 (2.50%) Maven
5 2 (2.50%) MSTest
5 2 (2.50%) NUnit
5 2 (2.50%) StarTeam
6 1 (1.25%) FxCop
6 1 (1.25%) StyleCop
6 1 (1.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (15.00%) Finance
2 5 (6.25%) Electronics
3 3 (3.75%) Games
3 3 (3.75%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.50%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (58.75%) .NET
2 40 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 20 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 18 (22.50%) Entity Framework
5 16 (20.00%) WCF
6 14 (17.50%) REST
7 13 (16.25%) Web Services
8 12 (15.00%) SOAP
9 10 (12.50%) HTML
10 9 (11.25%) MFC
11 8 (10.00%) ASP.NET
11 8 (10.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 8 (10.00%) STL
12 7 (8.75%) COM
13 6 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (7.50%) ATL
13 6 (7.50%) XML
14 4 (5.00%) AngularJS
14 4 (5.00%) HTML5
14 4 (5.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.25%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.75%) Algorithms
3 6 (7.50%) Data Structures
3 6 (7.50%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.50%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.25%) Robotics
6 1 (1.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 42 (52.50%) Windows
2 13 (16.25%) Linux
3 3 (3.75%) Unix
3 3 (3.75%) VMS
3 3 (3.75%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (98.75%) Software Engineering
2 59 (73.75%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (43.75%) UML
4 28 (35.00%) Scrum
5 20 (25.00%) MVC
5 20 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 12 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (15.00%) Open Source
6 12 (15.00%) People Management
6 12 (15.00%) Waterfall
7 11 (13.75%) OO
7 11 (13.75%) TDD
8 10 (12.50%) MVVM
8 10 (12.50%) SOA
9 9 (11.25%) Mathematics
10 6 (7.50%) CAE
10 6 (7.50%) Configuration Management
10 6 (7.50%) Finite Element Analysis
10 6 (7.50%) Multithreading
11 4 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 60 (75.00%) C#
2 49 (61.25%) C++
3 17 (21.25%) SQL
4 9 (11.25%) Java
5 7 (8.75%) C
6 6 (7.50%) Fortran
6 6 (7.50%) Python
7 4 (5.00%) Embedded C
7 4 (5.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.75%) VC++
9 2 (2.50%) Scala
10 1 (1.25%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (23.75%) Degree
2 5 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (6.25%) Firmware
2 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (26.25%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.25%) Oracle
3 2 (2.50%) Mercator
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago