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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 12 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 11 24 19
Rank change year-on-year +13 -5 -5
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 195 113 119
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Sussex 12.97% 9.77% 11.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.20% 10.30% 12.63%
Number of salaries quoted 39 40 103
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,375 £32,700
25th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £39,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% +14.29% +10.53%
75th Percentile £66,250 £91,250 £58,125
90th Percentile £85,500 £100,000 £67,500
South East median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 1,373 1,097 942
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 91.35% 94.81% 92.90%
Number of salaries quoted 670 742 755
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £41,500 £41,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £71,250 £61,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £72,500 £72,500
South East median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,875
% change year-on-year +4.76% +3.19% +1.75%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in West Sussex

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in West Sussex

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Software Engineering in West Sussex.

Salary trend for Software Engineering in West Sussex

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

Salary distribution for jobs citing Software Engineering in West Sussex over the 6 months to 12 August 2022.

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 12 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Crawley +9 75 £55,000 -35.29% 9
Horsham +28 48 - - 4
Burgess Hill +19 19 £65,000 -
Worthing 0 14 £57,500 +27.78% 2
Gatwick -19 11 - - 1
Haywards Heath -5 4 £55,000 -6.38% 1
Arundel - 4 £50,000 -
Steyning - 3 - -
Hassocks - 2 £85,000 -
Lancing - 2 - -
Billingshurst - 1 - -
Software Engineering
South East

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, 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.

1 134 (68.72%) Degree
2 82 (42.05%) Computer Science
3 78 (40.00%) .NET
4 73 (37.44%) C#
5 68 (34.87%) MVC
6 63 (32.31%) Linux
7 60 (30.77%) C++
7 60 (30.77%) Agile
7 60 (30.77%) Social Skills
8 55 (28.21%) HTML
8 55 (28.21%) Unit Testing
9 54 (27.69%) CSS
10 52 (26.67%) QA
11 51 (26.15%) Computer Science Degree
12 49 (25.13%) Software Testing
12 49 (25.13%) HTTP
13 46 (23.59%) Virtual Team
13 46 (23.59%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 45 (23.08%) C
15 44 (22.56%) Java
15 44 (22.56%) ASP.NET
16 43 (22.05%) TCP/IP
17 41 (21.03%) Functional Testing
18 40 (20.51%) Protocol Buffers
18 40 (20.51%) Digital Signal Processing
18 40 (20.51%) Signal Processing
18 40 (20.51%) JavaScript
18 40 (20.51%) Project Planning
18 40 (20.51%) Customer Requirements
19 36 (18.46%) Clean Code

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 3 (1.54%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.03%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (2.05%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.69%) Azure
2 6 (3.08%) AWS
3 5 (2.56%) Serverless
4 3 (1.54%) Azure DevOps
4 3 (1.54%) GitHub
5 2 (1.03%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.51%) Amazon EKS
6 1 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.51%) Azure AKS
6 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (25.13%) HTTP
2 43 (22.05%) TCP/IP
3 10 (5.13%) Wireless
4 7 (3.59%) SSL
5 3 (1.54%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.03%) Bluetooth
6 2 (1.03%) DNS
6 2 (1.03%) Modbus
6 2 (1.03%) MQTT
6 2 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.03%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.51%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (18.46%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.62%) NoSQL
2 9 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.54%) MySQL
4 2 (1.03%) Data Lake
4 2 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.51%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.51%) Big Data
5 1 (0.51%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.51%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.51%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 12 (6.15%) Git (software)
2 11 (5.64%) JUnit
3 9 (4.62%) Cucumber
4 5 (2.56%) Gradle
5 4 (2.05%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.05%) Maven
5 4 (2.05%) Mockito
6 2 (1.03%) RStudio
6 2 (1.03%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.03%) webpack
7 1 (0.51%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.51%) JIRA
7 1 (0.51%) Moq
7 1 (0.51%) PyCharm
7 1 (0.51%) Subversion
General
1 60 (30.77%) Social Skills
2 46 (23.59%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 29 (14.87%) Finance
4 21 (10.77%) Marketing
5 20 (10.26%) Electronics
6 8 (4.10%) Pharmaceutical
6 8 (4.10%) Retail
7 5 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.56%) Legal
8 2 (1.03%) Documentation Skills
8 2 (1.03%) Law
8 2 (1.03%) Publishing
9 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.51%) Games
9 1 (0.51%) Military
9 1 (0.51%) Tech for Good
Job Titles
1 107 (54.87%) Software Engineer
2 53 (27.18%) Embedded Engineer
3 51 (26.15%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 32 (16.41%) Developer
5 30 (15.38%) Senior Software Engineer
6 21 (10.77%) Junior
6 21 (10.77%) Junior Software Engineer
7 20 (10.26%) Graduate
7 20 (10.26%) Junior Embedded Engineer
8 18 (9.23%) Cloud Engineer
9 16 (8.21%) C# Software Engineer
9 16 (8.21%) Senior C# Software Engineer
9 16 (8.21%) Senior Cloud Engineer
10 12 (6.15%) Senior Developer
11 11 (5.64%) C++ Software Engineer
11 11 (5.64%) Embedded Linux Engineer
11 11 (5.64%) Linux Engineer
11 11 (5.64%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
11 11 (5.64%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
11 11 (5.64%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (40.00%) .NET
2 55 (28.21%) HTML
3 54 (27.69%) CSS
4 44 (22.56%) ASP.NET
5 40 (20.51%) Protocol Buffers
6 34 (17.44%) .NET Framework
7 32 (16.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (10.26%) AngularJS
9 16 (8.21%) React
10 15 (7.69%) Spring
11 14 (7.18%) LINQ
11 14 (7.18%) Spring Boot
11 14 (7.18%) WPF
12 10 (5.13%) Kafka
12 10 (5.13%) Node.js
13 9 (4.62%) J2EE
14 8 (4.10%) ASP.NET Web API
14 8 (4.10%) Java SE
14 8 (4.10%) REST
15 7 (3.59%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 46 (23.59%) Virtual Team
2 8 (4.10%) Augmented Reality
3 7 (3.59%) Data Structures
4 5 (2.56%) Cloud Native
4 5 (2.56%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (1.54%) User Experience
6 2 (1.03%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.03%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.03%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.51%) BeagleBone
7 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.51%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.51%) Raspberry Pi
7 1 (0.51%) Renewable Energy
7 1 (0.51%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 63 (32.31%) Linux
2 11 (5.64%) Embedded Linux
3 7 (3.59%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.56%) Android
5 2 (1.03%) FreeRTOS
5 2 (1.03%) Unix
6 1 (0.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (42.05%) Computer Science
2 68 (34.87%) MVC
3 60 (30.77%) Agile
4 55 (28.21%) Unit Testing
5 49 (25.13%) Software Testing
6 41 (21.03%) Functional Testing
7 40 (20.51%) Customer Requirements
7 40 (20.51%) Digital Signal Processing
7 40 (20.51%) Project Planning
7 40 (20.51%) Signal Processing
8 36 (18.46%) Clean Code
8 36 (18.46%) Mathematics
9 35 (17.95%) Mentoring
10 32 (16.41%) Information Management
11 29 (14.87%) Scrum
12 22 (11.28%) Problem-Solving
13 20 (10.26%) Artificial Intelligence
13 20 (10.26%) Data Analysis
13 20 (10.26%) Multithreading
14 17 (8.72%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 73 (37.44%) C#
2 60 (30.77%) C++
3 45 (23.08%) C
4 44 (22.56%) Java
5 40 (20.51%) JavaScript
6 17 (8.72%) SQL
7 15 (7.69%) Kotlin
8 8 (4.10%) Go
8 8 (4.10%) Python
9 7 (3.59%) Ruby
10 4 (2.05%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.05%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.54%) R
12 2 (1.03%) PHP
12 2 (1.03%) Scala
13 1 (0.51%) Ada
13 1 (0.51%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.51%) XAML
Qualifications
1 134 (68.72%) Degree
2 51 (26.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.54%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.03%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.03%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.51%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (26.67%) QA
System Software
1 19 (9.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (2.56%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.03%) Istio
3 1 (0.51%) Ansible
Vendors
1 30 (15.38%) ANSYS
1 30 (15.38%) Bloomberg
2 19 (9.74%) SAP
3 6 (3.08%) Oracle
4 4 (2.05%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.05%) Xamarin
5 2 (1.03%) Alteryx
5 2 (1.03%) Databricks
5 2 (1.03%) Palantir
5 2 (1.03%) QNX
6 1 (0.51%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.51%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.51%) Salesforce.com