Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 16 22
Rank change year-on-year -1 +6 +2
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 261 260 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 12.94% 11.19% 10.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.79% 12.60% 12.19%
Number of salaries quoted 240 264 375
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £23,250 £23,800 £24,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £61,250 £60,950
South East median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% - +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 1765 2064 2362
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 87.51% 88.85% 88.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1529 1863 2085
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,400 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,650 £63,750 £60,000
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 17 December 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 17 December 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 77 £45,000 - 4
Horsham -9 45 £25,000 -28.57%
Crawley -6 35 £32,000 -41.55% 1
Worthing -4 32 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Gatwick -2 30 £32,000 -24.71% 1
Haywards Heath +11 13 £50,000 -4.76%
Chichester - 9 £55,000 - 2
Shoreham-by-Sea - 4 £45,000 -
Software Engineering
South East

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 179 (68.58%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (59.00%) C#
3 146 (55.94%) C++
4 107 (41.00%) Degree
5 99 (37.93%) Windows
6 98 (37.55%) JavaScript
7 96 (36.78%) Computer Science
8 88 (33.72%) TDD
9 82 (31.42%) .NET
9 82 (31.42%) Visual Studio
10 69 (26.44%) SQL Server
11 66 (25.29%) MFC
12 64 (24.52%) STL
13 59 (22.61%) SQL
13 59 (22.61%) Computer Science Degree
14 50 (19.16%) XML
15 49 (18.77%) UML
16 47 (18.01%) .NET Framework
16 47 (18.01%) AngularJS
17 46 (17.62%) Test Automation
18 45 (17.24%) C
19 44 (16.86%) MVC
20 43 (16.48%) Web Services
21 42 (16.09%) Scrum
22 41 (15.71%) CSS
22 41 (15.71%) Boost C++ Libraries
23 39 (14.94%) ASP.NET
23 39 (14.94%) HTML
24 38 (14.56%) Unit Testing
24 38 (14.56%) Greenfield Project

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 1 (0.38%) Apache
1 1 (0.38%) nginx
Applications
1 15 (5.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.77%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.77%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 27 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (9.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (1.92%) SaaS
4 3 (1.15%) GitHub
5 1 (0.38%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.30%) Internet
2 4 (1.53%) Bluetooth
2 4 (1.53%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (1.15%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.77%) FTP
4 2 (0.77%) HTTP
4 2 (0.77%) SSL
4 2 (0.77%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.38%) GSM
5 1 (0.38%) LAN
5 1 (0.38%) MQTT
5 1 (0.38%) RS-232
5 1 (0.38%) RS-485
5 1 (0.38%) WAN
5 1 (0.38%) Wireless
5 1 (0.38%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (26.44%) SQL Server
2 36 (13.79%) Relational Database
3 22 (8.43%) RDBMS
4 10 (3.83%) MySQL
5 8 (3.07%) GIS
6 7 (2.68%) Redis
7 5 (1.92%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.77%) Power BI
8 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.38%) Big Data
9 1 (0.38%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.38%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.38%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.38%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 82 (31.42%) Visual Studio
2 34 (13.03%) Git (software)
3 25 (9.58%) Subversion
4 23 (8.81%) JIRA
5 13 (4.98%) Selenium
6 10 (3.83%) Eclipse
6 10 (3.83%) JSUnit
7 8 (3.07%) Jasmine
7 8 (3.07%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (2.30%) Mocha
9 4 (1.53%) Gradle
10 3 (1.15%) Android Studio
10 3 (1.15%) Artifactory
10 3 (1.15%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.15%) IntelliJ
10 3 (1.15%) JUnit
10 3 (1.15%) Maven
10 3 (1.15%) TestNG
10 3 (1.15%) Xcode
11 2 (0.77%) SoapUI
General
1 13 (4.98%) Aerospace
2 8 (3.07%) Games
2 8 (3.07%) Marketing
2 8 (3.07%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.92%) Electronics
3 5 (1.92%) Finance
4 2 (0.77%) Avionics
4 2 (0.77%) Banking
4 2 (0.77%) Retail
5 1 (0.38%) Advertising
5 1 (0.38%) Automotive
5 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 133 (50.96%) Software Engineer
2 101 (38.70%) Developer
3 67 (25.67%) C# Developer
4 63 (24.14%) Senior Software Engineer
5 56 (21.46%) .NET Developer
6 52 (19.92%) C++ Software Engineer
7 51 (19.54%) C# Software Developer
8 47 (18.01%) C# .NET Developer
9 43 (16.48%) .NET Software Developer
10 35 (13.41%) Software Developer
11 34 (13.03%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
12 31 (11.88%) C# Software Engineer
13 30 (11.49%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 28 (10.73%) .NET Software Engineer
14 28 (10.73%) Graduate
15 27 (10.34%) Agile C# Developer
15 27 (10.34%) Agile Developer
15 27 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 24 (9.20%) Embedded Engineer
17 22 (8.43%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (31.42%) .NET
2 66 (25.29%) MFC
3 64 (24.52%) STL
4 50 (19.16%) XML
5 47 (18.01%) .NET Framework
5 47 (18.01%) AngularJS
6 43 (16.48%) Web Services
7 41 (15.71%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 41 (15.71%) CSS
8 39 (14.94%) ASP.NET
8 39 (14.94%) HTML
9 37 (14.18%) WCF
10 35 (13.41%) Entity Framework
11 34 (13.03%) JSON
12 27 (10.34%) REST
13 26 (9.96%) SOAP
14 25 (9.58%) React
15 24 (9.20%) ASP.NET Web API
16 22 (8.43%) .NET Core
16 22 (8.43%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 96 (36.78%) Computer Science
2 38 (14.56%) Greenfield Project
3 23 (8.81%) Client/Server
4 20 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.53%) User Experience
6 3 (1.15%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.15%) Blog
6 3 (1.15%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.77%) Robotics
8 1 (0.38%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.38%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 99 (37.93%) Windows
2 33 (12.64%) Linux
3 17 (6.51%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (1.53%) VxWorks
4 4 (1.53%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.15%) Android
5 3 (1.15%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.77%) Unix
7 1 (0.38%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (68.58%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (33.72%) TDD
3 49 (18.77%) UML
4 46 (17.62%) Test Automation
5 44 (16.86%) MVC
6 42 (16.09%) Scrum
7 38 (14.56%) Unit Testing
8 32 (12.26%) OO
9 28 (10.73%) Microservices
10 25 (9.58%) Multithreading
11 23 (8.81%) Multithreaded Programming
12 22 (8.43%) Waterfall
13 18 (6.90%) CRM
13 18 (6.90%) SDLC
13 18 (6.90%) Web Development
14 15 (5.75%) Mathematics
14 15 (5.75%) OOP
15 14 (5.36%) Continuous Integration
16 13 (4.98%) Computer Vision
16 13 (4.98%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 154 (59.00%) C#
2 146 (55.94%) C++
3 98 (37.55%) JavaScript
4 59 (22.61%) SQL
5 45 (17.24%) C
6 37 (14.18%) Java
7 25 (9.58%) VB.NET
8 15 (5.75%) Embedded C++
9 14 (5.36%) Embedded C
9 14 (5.36%) TypeScript
10 12 (4.60%) Bash Shell
10 12 (4.60%) Perl
11 8 (3.07%) R
12 7 (2.68%) T-SQL
12 7 (2.68%) VB
13 6 (2.30%) PHP
13 6 (2.30%) Scala
14 5 (1.92%) Python
15 3 (1.15%) Fortran
15 3 (1.15%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 107 (41.00%) Degree
2 59 (22.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.92%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.38%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.77%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) DICOM
2 1 (0.38%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 10 (3.83%) Hyper-V
1 10 (3.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.30%) Firmware
3 2 (0.77%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (9.20%) Oracle
2 10 (3.83%) VMware
3 5 (1.92%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.15%) Atmel
4 3 (1.15%) SAP
5 1 (0.38%) EMC
5 1 (0.38%) Progress