The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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

Software Engineer
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 26 30
Rank change year-on-year -32 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 48 124 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 4.41% 9.58% 8.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.52% 10.02% 8.77%
Number of salaries quoted 37 124 100
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,000 £62,500
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 1061 1237 1174
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 97.52% 95.52% 98.82%
Number of salaries quoted 949 1168 1047
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 -20 17 £50,000 +19.04% 1
Burgess Hill +11 10 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Horsham -4 8 £30,000 +9.09% 2
Gatwick -8 4 £25,250 -49.50%
Crawley -34 3 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Shoreham-by-Sea - 2 £51,000 -
Software Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 89 (98.89%) Software Engineering
2 70 (77.78%) C#
3 61 (67.78%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (61.11%) .NET
5 49 (54.44%) C++
6 47 (52.22%) .NET Framework
7 37 (41.11%) Windows
8 36 (40.00%) Scrum
9 35 (38.89%) UML
10 32 (35.56%) MVC
10 32 (35.56%) ASP.NET Web API
11 31 (34.44%) Entity Framework
12 29 (32.22%) Degree
12 29 (32.22%) Visual Studio
13 27 (30.00%) Microsoft
14 26 (28.89%) SOAP
14 26 (28.89%) REST
14 26 (28.89%) Waterfall
14 26 (28.89%) Microsoft Azure
14 26 (28.89%) Amazon AWS
15 25 (27.78%) Computer Science
16 24 (26.67%) WCF
17 19 (21.11%) Finance
17 19 (21.11%) SQL Server
17 19 (21.11%) Open Source
18 17 (18.89%) ASP.NET
18 17 (18.89%) People Management
18 17 (18.89%) Test Automation
18 17 (18.89%) Computer Science Degree
19 15 (16.67%) Linux

Software Engineer 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 2 (2.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 26 (28.89%) Amazon AWS
1 26 (28.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.33%) SSL
1 3 (3.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.11%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.11%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.11%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.44%) Relational Database
3 12 (13.33%) RDBMS
4 5 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (4.44%) GIS
6 2 (2.22%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.11%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.11%) MySQL
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 29 (32.22%) Visual Studio
2 8 (8.89%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.22%) JIRA
4 2 (2.22%) Maven
4 2 (2.22%) Subversion
4 2 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.11%) FxCop
5 1 (1.11%) MSTest
5 1 (1.11%) NUnit
5 1 (1.11%) StarTeam
5 1 (1.11%) StyleCop
5 1 (1.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 19 (21.11%) Finance
2 5 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.44%) Games
4 2 (2.22%) Banking
4 2 (2.22%) Marketing
5 1 (1.11%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.11%) Automotive
5 1 (1.11%) Electronics
5 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (61.11%) .NET
2 47 (52.22%) .NET Framework
3 32 (35.56%) ASP.NET Web API
4 31 (34.44%) Entity Framework
5 26 (28.89%) REST
5 26 (28.89%) SOAP
6 24 (26.67%) WCF
7 17 (18.89%) ASP.NET
8 13 (14.44%) MFC
9 12 (13.33%) STL
9 12 (13.33%) XML
10 10 (11.11%) AngularJS
10 10 (11.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 10 (11.11%) JSON
11 9 (10.00%) .NET Core
11 9 (10.00%) React
11 9 (10.00%) Web Services
11 9 (10.00%) XSD
11 9 (10.00%) XSL
12 8 (8.89%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 25 (27.78%) Computer Science
2 9 (10.00%) Algorithms
2 9 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.78%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.22%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.11%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 37 (41.11%) Windows
2 15 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (2.22%) Unix
3 2 (2.22%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.11%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.11%) VxWorks
4 1 (1.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (98.89%) Software Engineering
2 61 (67.78%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (40.00%) Scrum
4 35 (38.89%) UML
5 32 (35.56%) MVC
6 26 (28.89%) Waterfall
7 19 (21.11%) Open Source
8 17 (18.89%) People Management
8 17 (18.89%) Test Automation
9 14 (15.56%) TDD
10 12 (13.33%) OO
10 12 (13.33%) Unit Testing
11 10 (11.11%) Mathematics
11 10 (11.11%) MVVM
11 10 (11.11%) SOA
12 9 (10.00%) Microservices
13 7 (7.78%) CAE
13 7 (7.78%) Configuration Management
13 7 (7.78%) Finite Element Analysis
14 5 (5.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 70 (77.78%) C#
2 49 (54.44%) C++
3 14 (15.56%) SQL
4 10 (11.11%) C
4 10 (11.11%) Fortran
4 10 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 7 (7.78%) Python
6 5 (5.56%) Java
7 4 (4.44%) Embedded C
7 4 (4.44%) R
8 2 (2.22%) MATLAB
8 2 (2.22%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.11%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.11%) GLSL
9 1 (1.11%) HLSL
9 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.11%) VC++
Qualifications
1 29 (32.22%) Degree
2 17 (18.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (8.89%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.11%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (4.44%) Firmware
2 3 (3.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 27 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (1.11%) Mercator
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