Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 25 13
Rank change year-on-year -3 -12 +10
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 193 220 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 8.28% 10.84% 13.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.31% 12.12% 14.55%
Number of salaries quoted 181 214 344
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £34,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.35% -24.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £52,500 £57,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +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 2,073 1,815 2,234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 88.97% 89.41% 90.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1,738 1,601 2,071
West Sussex median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.47% -4.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 21 October 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 21 October 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
Horsham +5 54 £30,000 +6.19% 6
Worthing -1 36 £50,000 - 2
Burgess Hill -13 34 £47,500 - 8
Crawley -23 17 £22,500 -29.69% 11
Chichester +16 9 £45,000 - 1
Gatwick -25 9 £42,500 +37.10% 2
Bognor Regis - 7 £35,000 -
Software Engineering
South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 127 (65.80%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (44.04%) C#
3 78 (40.41%) JavaScript
3 78 (40.41%) Degree
4 73 (37.82%) Computer Science
5 68 (35.23%) .NET
6 61 (31.61%) SQL
7 60 (31.09%) C++
8 58 (30.05%) Java
8 58 (30.05%) Computer Science Degree
9 53 (27.46%) CSS
10 47 (24.35%) HTML
11 44 (22.80%) Scrum
12 39 (20.21%) TDD
13 37 (19.17%) Visual Studio
14 36 (18.65%) Web Development
15 35 (18.13%) AngularJS
16 34 (17.62%) Git (software)
17 30 (15.54%) .NET Framework
17 30 (15.54%) Web Services
17 30 (15.54%) RESTful
18 28 (14.51%) JSON
18 28 (14.51%) HTML5
19 27 (13.99%) SQL Server
20 26 (13.47%) C
20 26 (13.47%) Linux
20 26 (13.47%) Microservices
21 24 (12.44%) React
22 23 (11.92%) REST
23 21 (10.88%) Test Automation

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 14 (7.25%) Apache
2 6 (3.11%) IIS
3 5 (2.59%) Confluence
4 4 (2.07%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.52%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.52%) CMS
6 1 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.52%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.52%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (6.22%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.55%) SaaS
4 2 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.04%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.63%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.04%) Internet
2 2 (1.04%) WebEx
3 1 (0.52%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (13.99%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.29%) Relational Database
3 11 (5.70%) RDBMS
4 8 (4.15%) Oracle Database
5 7 (3.63%) MySQL
5 7 (3.63%) NoSQL
6 6 (3.11%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.04%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 37 (19.17%) Visual Studio
2 34 (17.62%) Git (software)
3 18 (9.33%) JIRA
4 17 (8.81%) Subversion
5 16 (8.29%) Selenium
6 15 (7.77%) Jasmine
7 6 (3.11%) Eclipse
8 4 (2.07%) JUnit
9 3 (1.55%) IntelliJ
10 2 (1.04%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.52%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.52%) EasyMock
11 1 (0.52%) Gradle
11 1 (0.52%) Maven
11 1 (0.52%) Mockito
11 1 (0.52%) SoapUI
General
1 14 (7.25%) Aerospace
2 13 (6.74%) Finance
3 10 (5.18%) Electronics
4 9 (4.66%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.55%) Automotive
6 2 (1.04%) Military
6 2 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 84 (43.52%) Developer
2 76 (39.38%) Software Engineer
3 39 (20.21%) .NET Developer
4 34 (17.62%) C# .NET Developer
4 34 (17.62%) C# Developer
5 32 (16.58%) Java Developer
6 29 (15.03%) C# Software Engineer
7 28 (14.51%) .NET Software Engineer
8 25 (12.95%) Embedded Engineer
9 21 (10.88%) Graduate
10 20 (10.36%) .NET Software Developer
10 20 (10.36%) C# Software Developer
10 20 (10.36%) Senior Software Engineer
11 17 (8.81%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 17 (8.81%) Embedded C Engineer
12 15 (7.77%) C++ Software Engineer
12 15 (7.77%) Embedded C++ Engineer
13 14 (7.25%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
13 14 (7.25%) Graduate Developer
14 12 (6.22%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (35.23%) .NET
2 53 (27.46%) CSS
3 47 (24.35%) HTML
4 35 (18.13%) AngularJS
5 30 (15.54%) .NET Framework
5 30 (15.54%) RESTful
5 30 (15.54%) Web Services
6 28 (14.51%) HTML5
6 28 (14.51%) JSON
7 24 (12.44%) React
8 23 (11.92%) REST
9 21 (10.88%) .NET Core
9 21 (10.88%) J2EE
9 21 (10.88%) Spring
10 20 (10.36%) jQuery
10 20 (10.36%) Sass
10 20 (10.36%) XML
11 17 (8.81%) Hibernate
11 17 (8.81%) SOAP
12 16 (8.29%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 73 (37.82%) Computer Science
2 11 (5.70%) SCADA
3 6 (3.11%) Cloud Native
3 6 (3.11%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.55%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.04%) Fintech
5 2 (1.04%) Industry 4.0
5 2 (1.04%) Life Science
5 2 (1.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 26 (13.47%) Linux
2 21 (10.88%) Windows
3 20 (10.36%) Embedded Linux
4 7 (3.63%) VxWorks
5 3 (1.55%) OpenVMS
5 3 (1.55%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (65.80%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (22.80%) Scrum
3 39 (20.21%) TDD
4 36 (18.65%) Web Development
5 26 (13.47%) Microservices
6 21 (10.88%) Test Automation
7 17 (8.81%) MVC
8 16 (8.29%) DevOps
9 14 (7.25%) Customer Requirements
9 14 (7.25%) UML
10 13 (6.74%) Waterfall
11 12 (6.22%) Problem-Solving
12 11 (5.70%) Software Delivery
13 10 (5.18%) OO
14 9 (4.66%) Code Optimisation
14 9 (4.66%) E-Commerce
14 9 (4.66%) System Testing
15 8 (4.15%) OOD
15 8 (4.15%) Unit Testing
16 7 (3.63%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (44.04%) C#
2 78 (40.41%) JavaScript
3 61 (31.61%) SQL
4 60 (31.09%) C++
5 58 (30.05%) Java
6 26 (13.47%) C
7 21 (10.88%) Embedded C++
8 15 (7.77%) TypeScript
9 11 (5.70%) Embedded C
9 11 (5.70%) Java 8
10 10 (5.18%) T-SQL
11 6 (3.11%) Scala
12 4 (2.07%) Python
12 4 (2.07%) XAML
13 3 (1.55%) Pascal
14 2 (1.04%) GLSL
14 2 (1.04%) HLSL
15 1 (0.52%) Groovy
15 1 (0.52%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 78 (40.41%) Degree
2 58 (30.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (7.25%) Master's Degree
4 6 (3.11%) PhD
5 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.63%) MISRA
1 7 (3.63%) MISRA C
2 5 (2.59%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.59%) Firmware
2 3 (1.55%) Docker
Vendors
1 11 (5.70%) Wonderware
2 10 (5.18%) Oracle
3 3 (1.55%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.52%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.52%) Splunk