Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 18 15
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 238 249 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 11.31% 11.55% 15.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.79% 13.17% 17.09%
Number of salaries quoted 214 258 440
West Sussex median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £58,750
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 1,861 1,891 2,347
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 88.45% 87.75% 90.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1,599 1,741 2,167
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +1.16% +1.18%
10th Percentile £26,950 £28,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £63,750
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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -4 76 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Worthing +5 44 £50,000 - 2
Horsham -12 31 £32,500 +8.33% 9
Crawley -39 13 £47,500 +39.71% 8
Chichester - 13 £55,000 - 1
Gatwick -21 5 £28,000 -12.50%
Littlehampton - 5 £55,000 -
Bognor Regis 0 1 £35,000 - 4
East Grinstead - 1 £38,500 - 2
Software Engineering
South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 190 (79.83%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (48.32%) C++
3 108 (45.38%) Degree
4 101 (42.44%) Computer Science
5 95 (39.92%) C#
6 82 (34.45%) TDD
7 81 (34.03%) JavaScript
8 77 (32.35%) Computer Science Degree
9 71 (29.83%) Java
10 50 (21.01%) HTML
11 49 (20.59%) CSS
11 49 (20.59%) UML
12 48 (20.17%) .NET
13 47 (19.75%) C
14 46 (19.33%) Visual Studio
15 44 (18.49%) AngularJS
16 42 (17.65%) SQL
16 42 (17.65%) Git (software)
17 41 (17.23%) JSON
17 41 (17.23%) SQL Server
17 41 (17.23%) Linux
18 40 (16.81%) Web Services
19 39 (16.39%) Windows
20 38 (15.97%) MFC
21 36 (15.13%) Embedded C++
22 35 (14.71%) Embedded Linux
23 34 (14.29%) Scrum
23 34 (14.29%) Test Automation
24 33 (13.87%) STL
25 32 (13.45%) Boost C++ Libraries

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 6 (2.52%) Apache
2 5 (2.10%) Confluence
2 5 (2.10%) IIS
3 1 (0.42%) CMS
3 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.42%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.42%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 21 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (7.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.84%) GitHub
4 1 (0.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (10.50%) Internet
2 1 (0.42%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.42%) HTTP
2 1 (0.42%) Modbus
2 1 (0.42%) SMS
2 1 (0.42%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (17.23%) SQL Server
2 22 (9.24%) Relational Database
3 21 (8.82%) RDBMS
4 9 (3.78%) MySQL
5 1 (0.42%) Big Data
5 1 (0.42%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 46 (19.33%) Visual Studio
2 42 (17.65%) Git (software)
3 31 (13.03%) Subversion
4 21 (8.82%) JIRA
5 12 (5.04%) Eclipse
6 8 (3.36%) Jenkins
6 8 (3.36%) Selenium
7 5 (2.10%) Jasmine
8 3 (1.26%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.42%) TestRail
9 1 (0.42%) webpack
General
1 27 (11.34%) Finance
2 7 (2.94%) Electronics
3 6 (2.52%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.52%) Military
4 5 (2.10%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.26%) Automotive
5 3 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.42%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 123 (51.68%) Software Engineer
2 77 (32.35%) Developer
3 51 (21.43%) C++ Software Engineer
4 43 (18.07%) Senior Software Engineer
5 38 (15.97%) C# Developer
6 37 (15.55%) .NET Developer
6 37 (15.55%) C# .NET Developer
7 35 (14.71%) Embedded Engineer
8 33 (13.87%) Java Developer
9 28 (11.76%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 27 (11.34%) Embedded C Engineer
10 27 (11.34%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
11 25 (10.50%) C# Software Engineer
12 23 (9.66%) .NET Software Engineer
12 23 (9.66%) Java Engineer
12 23 (9.66%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
13 22 (9.24%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 20 (8.40%) .NET Software Developer
14 20 (8.40%) C# Software Developer
15 19 (7.98%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (21.01%) HTML
2 49 (20.59%) CSS
3 48 (20.17%) .NET
4 44 (18.49%) AngularJS
5 41 (17.23%) JSON
6 40 (16.81%) Web Services
7 38 (15.97%) MFC
8 33 (13.87%) STL
9 32 (13.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 32 (13.45%) React
10 30 (12.61%) REST
11 27 (11.34%) Spring
12 25 (10.50%) .NET Framework
12 25 (10.50%) ASP.NET
13 22 (9.24%) WCF
14 21 (8.82%) XML
15 20 (8.40%) .NET Core
15 20 (8.40%) ASP.NET Web API
15 20 (8.40%) Entity Framework
15 20 (8.40%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 101 (42.44%) Computer Science
2 25 (10.50%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (6.30%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (4.20%) Mobile App
4 10 (4.20%) User Experience
5 4 (1.68%) Robotics
6 2 (0.84%) Industry 4.0
6 2 (0.84%) Life Science
7 1 (0.42%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.42%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.42%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 41 (17.23%) Linux
2 39 (16.39%) Windows
3 35 (14.71%) Embedded Linux
4 9 (3.78%) VxWorks
5 1 (0.42%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (79.83%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (34.45%) TDD
3 49 (20.59%) UML
4 34 (14.29%) Scrum
4 34 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 28 (11.76%) MVC
6 26 (10.92%) Waterfall
7 23 (9.66%) Analytical Thinking
7 23 (9.66%) Business Analysis
7 23 (9.66%) Microservices
8 21 (8.82%) OO
9 20 (8.40%) Problem-Solving
10 19 (7.98%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
11 17 (7.14%) OOD
12 12 (5.04%) E-Commerce
12 12 (5.04%) Mentoring
13 11 (4.62%) Code Optimisation
13 11 (4.62%) DevOps
13 11 (4.62%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 115 (48.32%) C++
2 95 (39.92%) C#
3 81 (34.03%) JavaScript
4 71 (29.83%) Java
5 47 (19.75%) C
6 42 (17.65%) SQL
7 36 (15.13%) Embedded C++
8 31 (13.03%) Java 8
9 12 (5.04%) Embedded C
9 12 (5.04%) Scala
9 12 (5.04%) T-SQL
10 9 (3.78%) Python
11 7 (2.94%) TypeScript
12 6 (2.52%) Bash Shell
12 6 (2.52%) GLSL
12 6 (2.52%) HLSL
13 4 (1.68%) XAML
14 3 (1.26%) Groovy
15 2 (0.84%) PHP
16 1 (0.42%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 108 (45.38%) Degree
2 77 (32.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (10.50%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.42%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.42%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.94%) MISRA
1 7 (2.94%) MISRA C
1 7 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (0.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.42%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (5.46%) Atlassian
2 2 (0.84%) Oracle
3 1 (0.42%) Ivanti
3 1 (0.42%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.42%) SAP
3 1 (0.42%) SolarWinds