Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 38 55
Rank change year-on-year -6 +17 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 126 144 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 6.10% 5.89% 4.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.36% 6.12% 4.95%
Number of salaries quoted 99 148 129
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £51,250 £57,325 £60,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 1980 2352 2604
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.93% 96.20% 98.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1746 2155 2283
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 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,250 £62,500 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings that featured Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 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
Burgess Hill +1 52 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Worthing 0 29 £50,000 +7.53% 1
Horsham -20 14 £42,500 +54.55%
Crawley +6 8 £42,500 -5.56%
Gatwick -3 7 £24,500 -45.56%
Shoreham-by-Sea - 4 £45,000 -
Software Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 126 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 87 (69.05%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (69.05%) C#
3 84 (66.67%) C++
4 64 (50.79%) Windows
5 53 (42.06%) Visual Studio
6 52 (41.27%) MFC
7 51 (40.48%) TDD
7 51 (40.48%) Degree
8 50 (39.68%) STL
9 47 (37.30%) Computer Science
10 45 (35.71%) XML
11 40 (31.75%) UML
12 37 (29.37%) .NET
13 34 (26.98%) Computer Science Degree
14 32 (25.40%) JavaScript
14 32 (25.40%) SQL
15 30 (23.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 29 (23.02%) SQL Server
17 27 (21.43%) MVC
17 27 (21.43%) SOAP
17 27 (21.43%) ASP.NET
17 27 (21.43%) REST
18 26 (20.63%) Scrum
19 25 (19.84%) .NET Framework
19 25 (19.84%) Waterfall
19 25 (19.84%) Entity Framework
19 25 (19.84%) ASP.NET Web API
19 25 (19.84%) Microsoft Azure
19 25 (19.84%) Amazon AWS

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:

Applications
1 7 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.59%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (1.59%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 25 (19.84%) Amazon AWS
1 25 (19.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.59%) Ethernet
1 2 (1.59%) FTP
1 2 (1.59%) HTTP
1 2 (1.59%) SSL
1 2 (1.59%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.79%) GSM
2 1 (0.79%) RS-232
2 1 (0.79%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (23.02%) SQL Server
2 22 (17.46%) RDBMS
2 22 (17.46%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.97%) GIS
4 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 53 (42.06%) Visual Studio
2 7 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.79%) Gradle
General
1 5 (3.97%) Finance
1 5 (3.97%) Games
1 5 (3.97%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.38%) Electronics
2 3 (2.38%) Marketing
3 2 (1.59%) Banking
4 1 (0.79%) Advertising
4 1 (0.79%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.79%) Automotive
4 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (41.27%) MFC
2 50 (39.68%) STL
3 45 (35.71%) XML
4 37 (29.37%) .NET
5 30 (23.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 27 (21.43%) ASP.NET
6 27 (21.43%) REST
6 27 (21.43%) SOAP
7 25 (19.84%) .NET Framework
7 25 (19.84%) ASP.NET Web API
7 25 (19.84%) Entity Framework
8 23 (18.25%) AngularJS
9 22 (17.46%) .NET Core
9 22 (17.46%) JSON
9 22 (17.46%) React
9 22 (17.46%) WCF
9 22 (17.46%) Web Services
9 22 (17.46%) XSD
9 22 (17.46%) XSL
10 10 (7.94%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 47 (37.30%) Computer Science
2 20 (15.87%) Client/Server
2 20 (15.87%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.38%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.59%) Robotics
6 1 (0.79%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 64 (50.79%) Windows
2 10 (7.94%) Linux
3 6 (4.76%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (3.17%) VxWorks
5 2 (1.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 87 (69.05%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (40.48%) TDD
4 40 (31.75%) UML
5 27 (21.43%) MVC
6 26 (20.63%) Scrum
7 25 (19.84%) Waterfall
8 23 (18.25%) Microservices
9 22 (17.46%) Multithreading
9 22 (17.46%) Test Automation
10 20 (15.87%) Multithreaded Programming
11 11 (8.73%) Computer Vision
12 9 (7.14%) Image Processing
12 9 (7.14%) Regression Testing
12 9 (7.14%) Unit Testing
13 5 (3.97%) CRM
13 5 (3.97%) Open Source
13 5 (3.97%) Presales
14 3 (2.38%) Kalman Filter
14 3 (2.38%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 87 (69.05%) C#
2 84 (66.67%) C++
3 32 (25.40%) JavaScript
3 32 (25.40%) SQL
4 20 (15.87%) C
5 15 (11.90%) Embedded C
6 9 (7.14%) Java
7 7 (5.56%) VB.NET
8 5 (3.97%) Embedded C++
8 5 (3.97%) R
9 2 (1.59%) Fortran
9 2 (1.59%) GLSL
9 2 (1.59%) HLSL
9 2 (1.59%) MATLAB
9 2 (1.59%) PHP
10 1 (0.79%) Groovy
10 1 (0.79%) Python
10 1 (0.79%) Scala
10 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (40.48%) Degree
2 34 (26.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.38%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.79%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.79%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 8 (6.35%) Firmware
2 2 (1.59%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (5.56%) Oracle
2 3 (2.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.59%) SAP
4 1 (0.79%) Progress