Period
to 27 January 2022

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 27 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 22 30 17
Rank change year-on-year +8 -13 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 100 108 237
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Sussex 8.67% 9.22% 11.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.51% 9.67% 12.67%
Number of salaries quoted 55 72 222
10th Percentile £38,000 £36,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,563 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £57,500 £50,500
Median % change year-on-year -17.39% +13.86% +6.32%
75th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £80,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -

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 1,052 1,117 1,871
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 91.24% 95.39% 88.59%
Number of salaries quoted 731 849 1,500
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,700 £28,725
25th Percentile £42,500 £43,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £57,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -8.70% +21.05% -5.00%
75th Percentile £64,375 £66,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £70,000
South East median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +4 32 £50,000 -16.67% 20
Worthing +18 28 £57,500 -42.50% 2
Horsham +40 18 £45,000 +95.65% 5
Gatwick -13 9 - -
Burgess Hill -3 4 £58,750 -36.49% 2
Chichester -3 1 £50,000 +17.65% 1
Arundel - 1 - -
Bognor Regis - 1 £60,000 -
Pulborough - 1 - -
Shoreham-by-Sea - 1 - -
Software Engineering
South East

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 54 (54.00%) .NET
2 44 (44.00%) C#
3 36 (36.00%) JavaScript
4 32 (32.00%) MVC
4 32 (32.00%) Docker
5 31 (31.00%) Kubernetes
5 31 (31.00%) Java
6 30 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 28 (28.00%) SQL
7 28 (28.00%) Problem-Solving
8 27 (27.00%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (26.00%) CI/CD
10 25 (25.00%) SDLC
11 22 (22.00%) AngularJS
11 22 (22.00%) QA
11 22 (22.00%) Azure
12 21 (21.00%) Jenkins
12 21 (21.00%) HTML
13 20 (20.00%) C++
13 20 (20.00%) CSS
13 20 (20.00%) Linux
13 20 (20.00%) Git (software)
14 19 (19.00%) Degree
14 19 (19.00%) RabbitMQ
14 19 (19.00%) VMware
15 18 (18.00%) Algorithms
15 18 (18.00%) HTML5
16 17 (17.00%) VMware Infrastructure
16 17 (17.00%) CSS3
16 17 (17.00%) MySQL

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 (14.00%) Apache
1 14 (14.00%) JBoss
1 14 (14.00%) Jetty
1 14 (14.00%) nginx
1 14 (14.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.00%) Jupyter
2 2 (2.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.00%) CMS
3 1 (1.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.00%) InVision
1 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 22 (22.00%) Azure
2 5 (5.00%) AWS
3 4 (4.00%) SaaS
4 3 (3.00%) GitHub
5 2 (2.00%) GCP
5 2 (2.00%) OpenShift
5 2 (2.00%) Serverless
6 1 (1.00%) Amazon EKS
6 1 (1.00%) GitHub Actions
6 1 (1.00%) npm
6 1 (1.00%) Stripe
6 1 (1.00%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.00%) Modbus
2 1 (1.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (17.00%) MySQL
3 1 (1.00%) Big Data
3 1 (1.00%) Couchbase
3 1 (1.00%) DB2
3 1 (1.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.00%) Redis
3 1 (1.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (21.00%) Jenkins
2 20 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 16 (16.00%) GitLab
4 14 (14.00%) Maven
4 14 (14.00%) Vagrant
5 5 (5.00%) JIRA
6 2 (2.00%) NUnit
6 2 (2.00%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.00%) TestRail
7 1 (1.00%) Balsamiq
7 1 (1.00%) JUnit
7 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.00%) webpack
General
1 16 (16.00%) Finance
2 7 (7.00%) Social Skills
3 5 (5.00%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 3 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.00%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.00%) Automotive
5 1 (1.00%) Billing
5 1 (1.00%) Documentation Skills
5 1 (1.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 71 (71.00%) Developer
2 39 (39.00%) .NET Developer
3 23 (23.00%) Software Engineer
4 17 (17.00%) Senior Developer
5 16 (16.00%) Java Developer
5 16 (16.00%) Software Developer
6 10 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 9 (9.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (9.00%) C# Developer
7 9 (9.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 9 (9.00%) Senior C# Developer
8 8 (8.00%) C# Software Engineer
9 7 (7.00%) Senior Software Developer
9 7 (7.00%) Senior Software Engineer
10 6 (6.00%) Full Stack Developer
10 6 (6.00%) Senior C# Software Engineer
11 5 (5.00%) Senior Full Stack Developer
12 4 (4.00%) Embedded Developer
12 4 (4.00%) Embedded Software Developer
12 4 (4.00%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (54.00%) .NET
2 22 (22.00%) AngularJS
3 21 (21.00%) HTML
4 20 (20.00%) CSS
5 19 (19.00%) RabbitMQ
6 18 (18.00%) HTML5
7 17 (17.00%) CSS3
8 15 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 15 (15.00%) Spring
9 14 (14.00%) ActiveMQ
9 14 (14.00%) Spring Boot
9 14 (14.00%) Spring MVC
10 11 (11.00%) React
11 10 (10.00%) ASP.NET
12 8 (8.00%) J2EE
13 6 (6.00%) REST
13 6 (6.00%) XML
14 5 (5.00%) .NET Core
14 5 (5.00%) Node.js
15 4 (4.00%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (3.00%) Life Science
2 3 (3.00%) User Experience
3 2 (2.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.00%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.00%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.00%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.00%) PMI
4 1 (1.00%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 20 (20.00%) Linux
2 14 (14.00%) Windows
3 6 (6.00%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.00%) Unix
5 2 (2.00%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (32.00%) MVC
2 28 (28.00%) Problem-Solving
3 27 (27.00%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (26.00%) CI/CD
5 25 (25.00%) SDLC
6 16 (16.00%) Fintech
7 14 (14.00%) Computer Science
7 14 (14.00%) Full Stack Development
7 14 (14.00%) Web Development
8 13 (13.00%) DevOps
9 12 (12.00%) Unit Testing
10 10 (10.00%) Mentoring
11 8 (8.00%) Decision-Making
11 8 (8.00%) Scrum
11 8 (8.00%) Test Automation
12 7 (7.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 7 (7.00%) Waterfall
13 6 (6.00%) Microservices
13 6 (6.00%) Re-Platforming
13 6 (6.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (44.00%) C#
2 36 (36.00%) JavaScript
3 31 (31.00%) Java
4 28 (28.00%) SQL
5 20 (20.00%) C++
6 15 (15.00%) VB
7 14 (14.00%) Java 8
7 14 (14.00%) PL/SQL
7 14 (14.00%) VB6
8 13 (13.00%) Python
9 9 (9.00%) PHP
10 8 (8.00%) C
11 5 (5.00%) Embedded C
11 5 (5.00%) Embedded C++
12 2 (2.00%) Bash
12 2 (2.00%) PHP 7
13 1 (1.00%) Objective-C
13 1 (1.00%) Scala
13 1 (1.00%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (19.00%) Degree
2 14 (14.00%) DBS Check
3 8 (8.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (3.00%) ISEB
5 1 (1.00%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.00%) PhD
5 1 (1.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (22.00%) QA
2 3 (3.00%) DICOM
3 1 (1.00%) Accessibility
3 1 (1.00%) MISRA
System Software
1 32 (32.00%) Docker
2 17 (17.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (14.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 31 (31.00%) Kubernetes
2 14 (14.00%) Consul
2 14 (14.00%) Packer
2 14 (14.00%) Terraform
3 2 (2.00%) Ansible
4 1 (1.00%) Grafana
4 1 (1.00%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (1.00%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 19 (19.00%) VMware
2 15 (15.00%) Oracle
3 3 (3.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.00%) YouTube
5 1 (1.00%) Adobe
5 1 (1.00%) ANSYS
5 1 (1.00%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.00%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.00%) BMC
5 1 (1.00%) Dynatrace
5 1 (1.00%) IBM
5 1 (1.00%) PayPal
5 1 (1.00%) Splunk