Period
to 26 July 2017

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 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 16 15
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 +13
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 248 400 346
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 11.57% 15.37% 14.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.30% 17.07% 16.34%
Number of salaries quoted 256 440 410
West Sussex median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.66% -13.68%
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,975 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £66,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Software Engineering is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1865 2343 2118
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 87.03% 90.01% 89.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1715 2162 1846
West Sussex median annual salary £43,500 £43,625 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.29% +2.65% -
10th Percentile £27,750 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £63,750 £58,750
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 July 2017.

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 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 -1 94 £34,000 -15.00% 2
Horsham -9 54 £30,000 -14.29% 2
Gatwick 0 51 £32,000 -28.89%
Worthing -14 35 £50,000 +20.93% 2
Burgess Hill +4 20 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Haywards Heath 0 5 £52,500 -16.00%
Shoreham-by-Sea +4 3 £45,000 +5.88%
Software Engineering
South East

For the 6 months to 26 July 2017, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 176 (70.97%) C#
2 159 (64.11%) Agile Software Development
3 146 (58.87%) .NET
4 145 (58.47%) Degree
5 109 (43.95%) JavaScript
6 107 (43.15%) C++
7 105 (42.34%) .NET Framework
8 101 (40.73%) Visual Studio
9 97 (39.11%) SQL Server
10 94 (37.90%) MVC
11 89 (35.89%) Unit Testing
12 80 (32.26%) OO
13 78 (31.45%) ASP.NET
13 78 (31.45%) Entity Framework
14 75 (30.24%) AngularJS
15 66 (26.61%) Computer Science
15 66 (26.61%) Scrum
16 63 (25.40%) SQL
16 63 (25.40%) Relational Database
17 60 (24.19%) VB.NET
17 60 (24.19%) OOP
18 59 (23.79%) jQuery
18 59 (23.79%) Analytical Skills
19 57 (22.98%) Windows
20 53 (21.37%) ASP.NET MVC
21 52 (20.97%) MySQL
22 50 (20.16%) Amazon AWS
23 46 (18.55%) JSUnit
24 43 (17.34%) Test Automation
24 43 (17.34%) REST

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 4 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (1.61%) SharePoint
1 4 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (1.21%) Apache
2 3 (1.21%) IIS
2 3 (1.21%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (5.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.40%) CATIA
3 1 (0.40%) Simulink
3 1 (0.40%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 50 (20.16%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (9.27%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (5.24%) SaaS
5 5 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.82%) Internet
2 6 (2.42%) HTTP
3 3 (1.21%) Firewall
4 2 (0.81%) SSL
4 2 (0.81%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.40%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.40%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (39.11%) SQL Server
2 63 (25.40%) Relational Database
3 52 (20.97%) MySQL
4 23 (9.27%) Amazon RDS
5 16 (6.45%) RDBMS
6 13 (5.24%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (5.24%) SQL Server 2014
7 10 (4.03%) GIS
8 5 (2.02%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (1.61%) Redis
10 1 (0.40%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.40%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 101 (40.73%) Visual Studio
2 46 (18.55%) JSUnit
3 37 (14.92%) Git (software)
4 29 (11.69%) JIRA
5 25 (10.08%) Subversion
6 11 (4.44%) PHPUnit
6 11 (4.44%) Selenium
7 7 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (2.42%) Jasmine
9 5 (2.02%) JMeter
9 5 (2.02%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (2.02%) SpecFlow
9 5 (2.02%) TeamCity
9 5 (2.02%) WebDriver
10 4 (1.61%) Mocha
11 3 (1.21%) LINQPad
11 3 (1.21%) NUnit
12 1 (0.40%) Bugzilla
12 1 (0.40%) HP UFT
12 1 (0.40%) LabVIEW
General
1 15 (6.05%) Finance
1 15 (6.05%) Telecoms
2 10 (4.03%) Games
3 3 (1.21%) Aerospace
3 3 (1.21%) Marketing
4 2 (0.81%) Avionics
4 2 (0.81%) Banking
5 1 (0.40%) Automotive
5 1 (0.40%) Electronics
5 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 144 (58.06%) Developer
2 105 (42.34%) Software Engineer
3 91 (36.69%) C# Developer
4 83 (33.47%) .NET Developer
5 63 (25.40%) C# .NET Developer
6 56 (22.58%) .NET Software Developer
7 55 (22.18%) Software Developer
8 51 (20.56%) C# Software Developer
9 43 (17.34%) C# Software Engineer
10 40 (16.13%) C++ Software Engineer
11 37 (14.92%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 37 (14.92%) C++ Developer
12 35 (14.11%) SQL Developer
13 29 (11.69%) Agile Developer
14 28 (11.29%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 26 (10.48%) .NET Software Engineer
15 26 (10.48%) Agile C# Developer
15 26 (10.48%) C++/C# Developer
16 25 (10.08%) SQL Server Developer
17 23 (9.27%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (58.87%) .NET
2 105 (42.34%) .NET Framework
3 78 (31.45%) ASP.NET
3 78 (31.45%) Entity Framework
4 75 (30.24%) AngularJS
5 59 (23.79%) jQuery
6 53 (21.37%) ASP.NET MVC
7 43 (17.34%) REST
8 41 (16.53%) ASP.NET Web API
8 41 (16.53%) WCF
9 38 (15.32%) CSS
10 37 (14.92%) HTML
11 29 (11.69%) Web Services
12 27 (10.89%) SOAP
13 22 (8.87%) XML
14 17 (6.85%) Ajax
14 17 (6.85%) CSS3
14 17 (6.85%) HTML5
14 17 (6.85%) React
15 15 (6.05%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 66 (26.61%) Computer Science
2 59 (23.79%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (12.10%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (4.03%) Algorithms
5 8 (3.23%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.61%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.40%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.40%) PMI
8 1 (0.40%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 57 (22.98%) Windows
2 25 (10.08%) Linux
3 2 (0.81%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (0.81%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.40%) Unix
4 1 (0.40%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (64.11%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (37.90%) MVC
3 89 (35.89%) Unit Testing
4 80 (32.26%) OO
5 66 (26.61%) Scrum
6 60 (24.19%) OOP
7 43 (17.34%) Test Automation
8 42 (16.94%) UML
9 33 (13.31%) Refactoring
9 33 (13.31%) Web Development
10 28 (11.29%) SDLC
11 27 (10.89%) Microservices
11 27 (10.89%) Waterfall
12 22 (8.87%) SOA
12 22 (8.87%) TDD
13 18 (7.26%) Domain-Driven Design
14 17 (6.85%) Mathematics
15 16 (6.45%) CRM
15 16 (6.45%) Multithreading
16 15 (6.05%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 176 (70.97%) C#
2 109 (43.95%) JavaScript
3 107 (43.15%) C++
4 63 (25.40%) SQL
5 60 (24.19%) VB.NET
6 32 (12.90%) C
6 32 (12.90%) Java
7 19 (7.66%) Python
8 13 (5.24%) Perl
9 12 (4.84%) Fortran
10 11 (4.44%) Embedded C
10 11 (4.44%) PHP
10 11 (4.44%) Ruby
11 10 (4.03%) Assembly Language
11 10 (4.03%) R
11 10 (4.03%) TypeScript
12 6 (2.42%) VB
13 3 (1.21%) GLSL
13 3 (1.21%) HLSL
14 2 (0.81%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 145 (58.47%) Degree
2 36 (14.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (3.23%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.40%) PhD
4 1 (0.40%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.40%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.40%) ARP4754
1 1 (0.40%) ARP4761
1 1 (0.40%) Def Stans
1 1 (0.40%) DO-254
1 1 (0.40%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 9 (3.63%) Firmware
2 2 (0.81%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 38 (15.32%) Microsoft
2 24 (9.68%) Oracle
3 11 (4.44%) Zend
4 3 (1.21%) Progress
5 1 (0.40%) PTC
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