Period
to 26 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 6 months to 26 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 19 16
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 290 219 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 14.53% 10.15% 15.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.48% 11.40% 17.41%
Number of salaries quoted 264 230 500
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £55,875 £60,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Software Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,760 1,921 2,131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 88.18% 89.02% 91.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,520 1,719 1,954
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 £30,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in West Sussex

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Salary trend for Software Engineering in West Sussex

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in West Sussex over the 6 months to 26 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in West Sussex

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 26 April 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 +3 128 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Worthing 0 30 £60,000 +20.00% 3
Crawley -28 20 £45,000 +2.27% 6
Horsham -10 19 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Chichester - 18 £55,000 - 1
Gatwick -11 16 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Haywards Heath +13 8 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Littlehampton - 5 £55,000 -
Shoreham-by-Sea - 1 - - 1
East Grinstead - 1 £38,500 -
Software Engineering
South East

For the 6 months to 26 April 2018, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 239 (82.41%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (57.24%) C++
3 145 (50.00%) C#
4 133 (45.86%) TDD
5 115 (39.66%) Degree
6 112 (38.62%) Computer Science
7 100 (34.48%) Windows
8 87 (30.00%) JavaScript
9 83 (28.62%) Computer Science Degree
10 81 (27.93%) MFC
11 76 (26.21%) UML
11 76 (26.21%) STL
12 71 (24.48%) Java
13 64 (22.07%) Visual Studio
14 60 (20.69%) Web Services
15 58 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 54 (18.62%) .NET
17 50 (17.24%) SQL
17 50 (17.24%) HTML
18 49 (16.90%) C
18 49 (16.90%) SQL Server
18 49 (16.90%) Test Automation
18 49 (16.90%) JSON
19 48 (16.55%) CSS
20 44 (15.17%) Linux
20 44 (15.17%) Greenfield Project
21 41 (14.14%) Git (software)
22 40 (13.79%) XML
23 36 (12.41%) AngularJS
24 35 (12.07%) Scrum

Software Engineering
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 (0.69%) Apache
1 2 (0.69%) Confluence
1 2 (0.69%) nginx
2 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.34%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.69%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 23 (7.93%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (7.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.38%) GitHub
4 2 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (7.93%) Internet
2 3 (1.03%) HTTP
3 2 (0.69%) Bluetooth
3 2 (0.69%) FTP
3 2 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.34%) GSM
4 1 (0.34%) RS-232
4 1 (0.34%) RS-485
4 1 (0.34%) SMS
4 1 (0.34%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (16.90%) SQL Server
2 24 (8.28%) Relational Database
3 23 (7.93%) RDBMS
4 9 (3.10%) MySQL
5 1 (0.34%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.34%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.34%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.34%) Redis
5 1 (0.34%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 64 (22.07%) Visual Studio
2 41 (14.14%) Git (software)
3 34 (11.72%) Subversion
4 24 (8.28%) Eclipse
5 21 (7.24%) JIRA
6 8 (2.76%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.69%) Android Studio
7 2 (0.69%) Artifactory
7 2 (0.69%) Gradle
7 2 (0.69%) IntelliJ
7 2 (0.69%) Maven
7 2 (0.69%) Selenium
7 2 (0.69%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.69%) Xcode
8 1 (0.34%) JUnit
8 1 (0.34%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.34%) QUnit
8 1 (0.34%) TestRail
8 1 (0.34%) webpack
General
1 25 (8.62%) Finance
2 12 (4.14%) Aerospace
3 6 (2.07%) Military
4 2 (0.69%) Marketing
4 2 (0.69%) Publishing
5 1 (0.34%) Avionics
5 1 (0.34%) Back Office
5 1 (0.34%) Electronics
5 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 155 (53.45%) Software Engineer
2 94 (32.41%) Developer
3 79 (27.24%) C++ Software Engineer
4 67 (23.10%) Senior Software Engineer
5 50 (17.24%) C# Developer
6 37 (12.76%) Java Developer
6 37 (12.76%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
7 36 (12.41%) .NET Developer
7 36 (12.41%) C# .NET Developer
8 31 (10.69%) C# Software Developer
9 28 (9.66%) Embedded Engineer
10 27 (9.31%) Senior Developer
11 26 (8.97%) Embedded C++ Engineer
12 25 (8.62%) Embedded C Engineer
12 25 (8.62%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
13 24 (8.28%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 24 (8.28%) Java Engineer
13 24 (8.28%) Senior Java Developer
14 22 (7.59%) .NET Software Developer
15 21 (7.24%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (27.93%) MFC
2 76 (26.21%) STL
3 60 (20.69%) Web Services
4 58 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 54 (18.62%) .NET
6 50 (17.24%) HTML
7 49 (16.90%) JSON
8 48 (16.55%) CSS
9 40 (13.79%) XML
10 36 (12.41%) AngularJS
11 33 (11.38%) Spring
11 33 (11.38%) WCF
12 32 (11.03%) .NET Framework
13 30 (10.34%) React
14 27 (9.31%) REST
15 24 (8.28%) Ajax
15 24 (8.28%) AWT
15 24 (8.28%) Java ME
15 24 (8.28%) Java SE
15 24 (8.28%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 112 (38.62%) Computer Science
2 44 (15.17%) Greenfield Project
3 25 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (6.21%) Client/Server
5 10 (3.45%) User Experience
6 8 (2.76%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.72%) Robotics
8 2 (0.69%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.69%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.34%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 100 (34.48%) Windows
2 44 (15.17%) Linux
3 30 (10.34%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (1.38%) Unix
4 4 (1.38%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.69%) Android
5 2 (0.69%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.69%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.34%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (82.41%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (45.86%) TDD
3 76 (26.21%) UML
4 49 (16.90%) Test Automation
5 35 (12.07%) OO
5 35 (12.07%) Scrum
6 33 (11.38%) Problem-Solving
7 30 (10.34%) MVC
8 27 (9.31%) Waterfall
9 26 (8.97%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (8.62%) OOD
11 24 (8.28%) Microservices
12 23 (7.93%) Multithreading
13 22 (7.59%) Unit Testing
14 21 (7.24%) Analytical Thinking
14 21 (7.24%) Business Analysis
15 18 (6.21%) Multithreaded Programming
16 17 (5.86%) E-Commerce
17 15 (5.17%) Knowledge Management
18 12 (4.14%) Code Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 166 (57.24%) C++
2 145 (50.00%) C#
3 87 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 71 (24.48%) Java
5 50 (17.24%) SQL
6 49 (16.90%) C
7 29 (10.00%) Embedded C++
8 23 (7.93%) Java 8
9 15 (5.17%) Bash Shell
10 12 (4.14%) T-SQL
11 9 (3.10%) Perl
12 8 (2.76%) Python
13 6 (2.07%) Embedded C
13 6 (2.07%) GLSL
13 6 (2.07%) HLSL
13 6 (2.07%) Scala
14 5 (1.72%) PHP
15 2 (0.69%) Apple Swift
15 2 (0.69%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.69%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 115 (39.66%) Degree
2 83 (28.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 24 (8.28%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.41%) QA
2 1 (0.34%) DICOM
System Software
1 8 (2.76%) Hyper-V
1 8 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.34%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (4.14%) Atlassian
1 12 (4.14%) Oracle
2 8 (2.76%) VMware
3 3 (1.03%) SAP
4 2 (0.69%) Atmel
5 1 (0.34%) EMC
5 1 (0.34%) Ivanti
5 1 (0.34%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.34%) SolarWinds
5 1 (0.34%) Zend