Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 19 22
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3 -5
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 258 213 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 12.96% 9.66% 12.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.73% 10.87% 13.69%
Number of salaries quoted 229 219 433
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £61,250 £62,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 1,751 1,959 2,265
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 87.99% 88.88% 88.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1,506 1,735 2,026
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,800 £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 20 January 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 20 January 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
Burgess Hill 0 97 £45,000 - 4
Worthing -2 32 £55,000 +10.00% 5
Horsham -5 32 £25,000 -33.33% 1
Crawley -4 24 £41,250 -17.50% 6
Gatwick 0 20 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Haywards Heath +8 15 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Chichester - 13 £55,000 -
Shoreham-by-Sea - 1 - - 2
Software Engineering
South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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.

1 197 (76.36%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (58.14%) C#
2 150 (58.14%) C++
3 113 (43.80%) TDD
4 111 (43.02%) Windows
5 92 (35.66%) JavaScript
5 92 (35.66%) Computer Science
6 88 (34.11%) Degree
7 81 (31.40%) MFC
8 79 (30.62%) STL
9 69 (26.74%) Visual Studio
10 66 (25.58%) .NET
11 63 (24.42%) Computer Science Degree
12 59 (22.87%) UML
13 57 (22.09%) SQL
14 56 (21.71%) XML
15 55 (21.32%) SQL Server
16 52 (20.16%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 51 (19.77%) Web Services
18 49 (18.99%) Test Automation
19 45 (17.44%) Greenfield Project
20 42 (16.28%) C
21 41 (15.89%) CSS
21 41 (15.89%) Scrum
21 41 (15.89%) JSON
22 40 (15.50%) .NET Framework
22 40 (15.50%) HTML
23 39 (15.12%) MVC
23 39 (15.12%) WCF
24 38 (14.73%) Linux

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 2 (0.78%) Apache
1 2 (0.78%) nginx
2 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (3.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.78%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.78%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 26 (10.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (8.91%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.16%) GitHub
4 2 (0.78%) SaaS
5 1 (0.39%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.55%) Bluetooth
1 4 (1.55%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (1.16%) Internet
3 2 (0.78%) Ethernet
3 2 (0.78%) FTP
3 2 (0.78%) HTTP
3 2 (0.78%) SSL
3 2 (0.78%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.39%) GSM
4 1 (0.39%) LAN
4 1 (0.39%) MQTT
4 1 (0.39%) RS-232
4 1 (0.39%) RS-485
4 1 (0.39%) WAN
4 1 (0.39%) Wireless
4 1 (0.39%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (21.32%) SQL Server
2 28 (10.85%) Relational Database
3 23 (8.91%) RDBMS
4 4 (1.55%) GIS
4 4 (1.55%) Redis
5 2 (0.78%) Power BI
5 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.39%) Big Data
6 1 (0.39%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.39%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.39%) MySQL
6 1 (0.39%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.39%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 69 (26.74%) Visual Studio
2 34 (13.18%) Git (software)
3 26 (10.08%) Subversion
4 18 (6.98%) JIRA
5 16 (6.20%) Eclipse
6 11 (4.26%) Selenium
7 6 (2.33%) Jasmine
8 4 (1.55%) Gradle
8 4 (1.55%) JUnit
9 3 (1.16%) Android Studio
9 3 (1.16%) Artifactory
9 3 (1.16%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.16%) IntelliJ
9 3 (1.16%) Maven
9 3 (1.16%) Mocha
9 3 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.16%) TestNG
9 3 (1.16%) Xcode
10 2 (0.78%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.39%) QUnit
General
1 15 (5.81%) Aerospace
2 5 (1.94%) Marketing
3 4 (1.55%) Electronics
3 4 (1.55%) Games
3 4 (1.55%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.16%) Finance
5 2 (0.78%) Avionics
5 2 (0.78%) Banking
5 2 (0.78%) Publishing
5 2 (0.78%) Retail
6 1 (0.39%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 133 (51.55%) Software Engineer
2 91 (35.27%) Developer
3 69 (26.74%) Senior Software Engineer
4 61 (23.64%) C++ Software Engineer
5 57 (22.09%) C# Developer
6 41 (15.89%) .NET Developer
6 41 (15.89%) C# Software Developer
7 38 (14.73%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
8 37 (14.34%) C# .NET Developer
9 30 (11.63%) .NET Software Developer
10 27 (10.47%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 26 (10.08%) C# Software Engineer
12 25 (9.69%) Agile C# Developer
12 25 (9.69%) Agile Developer
13 24 (9.30%) .NET Software Engineer
14 23 (8.91%) Agile .NET Developer
14 23 (8.91%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 23 (8.91%) Embedded Engineer
14 23 (8.91%) Software Developer
15 20 (7.75%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (31.40%) MFC
2 79 (30.62%) STL
3 66 (25.58%) .NET
4 56 (21.71%) XML
5 52 (20.16%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 51 (19.77%) Web Services
7 41 (15.89%) CSS
7 41 (15.89%) JSON
8 40 (15.50%) .NET Framework
8 40 (15.50%) HTML
9 39 (15.12%) WCF
10 36 (13.95%) AngularJS
11 30 (11.63%) REST
12 29 (11.24%) ASP.NET
13 28 (10.85%) SOAP
14 27 (10.47%) Entity Framework
15 26 (10.08%) React
16 25 (9.69%) ASP.NET Web API
17 23 (8.91%) .NET Core
17 23 (8.91%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 92 (35.66%) Computer Science
2 45 (17.44%) Greenfield Project
3 27 (10.47%) Client/Server
4 8 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.16%) Blog
5 3 (1.16%) Driving Licence
5 3 (1.16%) User Experience
6 2 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (0.78%) Robotics
7 1 (0.39%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 111 (43.02%) Windows
2 38 (14.73%) Linux
3 20 (7.75%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (2.33%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.16%) Android
5 3 (1.16%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.16%) Unix
5 3 (1.16%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.39%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (76.36%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (43.80%) TDD
3 59 (22.87%) UML
4 49 (18.99%) Test Automation
5 41 (15.89%) Scrum
6 39 (15.12%) MVC
7 31 (12.02%) Unit Testing
8 29 (11.24%) Multithreading
9 27 (10.47%) Multithreaded Programming
10 26 (10.08%) Microservices
10 26 (10.08%) OO
11 25 (9.69%) Waterfall
12 18 (6.98%) SDLC
13 17 (6.59%) Mathematics
14 16 (6.20%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (6.20%) OOD
15 15 (5.81%) Configuration Management
16 13 (5.04%) E-Commerce
16 13 (5.04%) Web Development
17 10 (3.88%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 150 (58.14%) C#
1 150 (58.14%) C++
2 92 (35.66%) JavaScript
3 57 (22.09%) SQL
4 42 (16.28%) C
5 36 (13.95%) Java
6 19 (7.36%) Embedded C++
7 14 (5.43%) Bash Shell
7 14 (5.43%) Perl
8 9 (3.49%) T-SQL
8 9 (3.49%) TypeScript
9 8 (3.10%) Embedded C
9 8 (3.10%) PHP
10 7 (2.71%) VB.NET
11 6 (2.33%) Scala
12 4 (1.55%) Python
12 4 (1.55%) R
13 3 (1.16%) Apple Swift
13 3 (1.16%) Groovy
13 3 (1.16%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 88 (34.11%) Degree
2 63 (24.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.55%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.55%) QA
2 1 (0.39%) DICOM
System Software
1 12 (4.65%) Hyper-V
1 12 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.16%) Firmware
3 2 (0.78%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (7.36%) Oracle
2 12 (4.65%) VMware
3 3 (1.16%) Atmel
3 3 (1.16%) SAP
4 2 (0.78%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.39%) EMC
5 1 (0.39%) Progress
5 1 (0.39%) Zend