The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 39 25 35
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 30 41 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 7.06% 10.22% 5.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.32% 10.43% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 30 41 28
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Software Engineer
West Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Crawley region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Crawley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
410 393 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 96.47% 98.00% 94.87%
Number of salaries quoted 367 333 405
Average salary £47,500 £41,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.85% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Crawley region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Crawley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Crawley region.

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Crawley

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Crawley

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Crawley region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Crawley

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Crawley region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 64 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 32 (50.00%) Aerospace
2 32 (50.00%) Validation
3 30 (46.88%) Linux
4 29 (45.31%) Degree
5 28 (43.75%) C
6 26 (40.63%) C++
7 25 (39.06%) SDLC
8 22 (34.38%) Progress
8 22 (34.38%) Configuration Management
9 20 (31.25%) TCP/IP
9 20 (31.25%) Windows
10 19 (29.69%) JavaScript
10 19 (29.69%) Computer Science
11 17 (26.56%) MFC
11 17 (26.56%) Visual Studio
11 17 (26.56%) Assembly Language
11 17 (26.56%) Requirements Analysis
11 17 (26.56%) Subversion
11 17 (26.56%) Data Analysis
11 17 (26.56%) OpenGL
11 17 (26.56%) DirectX
11 17 (26.56%) VxWorks
12 15 (23.44%) Java
12 15 (23.44%) UML
12 15 (23.44%) Apache
12 15 (23.44%) MySQL
12 15 (23.44%) JSP
12 15 (23.44%) Servlets
12 15 (23.44%) GIS

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Crawley region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (23.44%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (10.94%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 20 (31.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.44%) GIS
1 15 (23.44%) MySQL
2 7 (10.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (26.56%) Subversion
1 17 (26.56%) Visual Studio
2 10 (15.63%) Eclipse
2 10 (15.63%) Git (software)
3 7 (10.94%) Mercurial
General
1 32 (50.00%) Aerospace
2 12 (18.75%) Avionics
3 7 (10.94%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (26.56%) DirectX
1 17 (26.56%) MFC
1 17 (26.56%) OpenGL
2 15 (23.44%) Ajax
2 15 (23.44%) JSP
2 15 (23.44%) Servlets
3 7 (10.94%) .NET
3 7 (10.94%) WCF
3 7 (10.94%) Web Services
3 7 (10.94%) WPF
3 7 (10.94%) XML
4 4 (6.25%) CSS
4 4 (6.25%) HTML
4 4 (6.25%) jQuery
4 4 (6.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (29.69%) Computer Science
2 10 (15.63%) Mathematics
3 4 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 30 (46.88%) Linux
2 20 (31.25%) Windows
3 17 (26.56%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 32 (50.00%) Validation
3 25 (39.06%) SDLC
4 22 (34.38%) Configuration Management
5 17 (26.56%) Data Analysis
5 17 (26.56%) Requirements Analysis
6 15 (23.44%) UML
6 15 (23.44%) Web Development
7 12 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (18.75%) TDD
8 11 (17.19%) MVC
8 11 (17.19%) OO
9 7 (10.94%) MVVM
9 7 (10.94%) Parallel Computing
9 7 (10.94%) Scrum
9 7 (10.94%) Software Architecture
9 7 (10.94%) SOLID
10 5 (7.81%) Computer Architecture
11 4 (6.25%) BDD
11 4 (6.25%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 28 (43.75%) C
2 26 (40.63%) C++
3 19 (29.69%) JavaScript
4 17 (26.56%) Assembly Language
5 15 (23.44%) Java
6 11 (17.19%) SQL
7 8 (12.50%) C#
8 7 (10.94%) MATLAB
9 4 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 29 (45.31%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.94%) QA
System Software
1 10 (15.63%) Firmware
Vendors
1 22 (34.38%) Progress
2 7 (10.94%) Microsoft