The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 11 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 36 81 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 17.73% 27.65% 24.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.37% 28.32% 26.56%
Number of salaries quoted 35 72 91
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £35,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £54,750 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%
Developer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Croydon 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
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
196 286 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 96.55% 97.61% 93.42%
Number of salaries quoted 163 240 339
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £54,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Developer
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

Developer Salary Trend in Croydon

Developer
Salary Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Croydon

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon region that cited Developer 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 Developer in their job title.

1 85 (77.98%) C#
2 82 (75.23%) .NET
3 73 (66.97%) ASP.NET
4 60 (55.05%) JavaScript
5 58 (53.21%) SQL
6 55 (50.46%) SQL Server
7 45 (41.28%) Agile Software Development
8 44 (40.37%) MVC
9 43 (39.45%) jQuery
10 38 (34.86%) Finance
11 34 (31.19%) CSS
12 33 (30.28%) HTML
12 33 (30.28%) ASP.NET MVC
13 28 (25.69%) MS Excel
14 26 (23.85%) SQL Server 2008
15 25 (22.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 23 (21.10%) T-SQL
17 22 (20.18%) TDD
17 22 (20.18%) Microsoft
18 19 (17.43%) Windows
18 19 (17.43%) SharePoint
19 18 (16.51%) SharePoint 2010
19 18 (16.51%) IIS
20 17 (15.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 17 (15.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 16 (14.68%) Microsoft Certification
22 15 (13.76%) MCPD
22 15 (13.76%) MCSD
22 15 (13.76%) CSS3
22 15 (13.76%) SQL Server 2012

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon region that cited Developer 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (17.43%) SharePoint
2 18 (16.51%) IIS
2 18 (16.51%) SharePoint 2010
3 9 (8.26%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (6.42%) CMS
5 5 (4.59%) Drupal
6 3 (2.75%) WordPress
7 2 (1.83%) Apache
8 1 (0.92%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.92%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.92%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 28 (25.69%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.59%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 5 (4.59%) Magento
2 2 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.34%) SaaS
2 2 (1.83%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.84%) Intranet
2 12 (11.01%) Extranet
3 1 (0.92%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (50.46%) SQL Server
2 26 (23.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (15.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (15.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (13.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (7.34%) MySQL
6 7 (6.42%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (6.42%) PerformancePoint
7 5 (4.59%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (3.67%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.83%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.83%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (1.83%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.92%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (11.01%) Visual Studio
2 7 (6.42%) Subversion
3 6 (5.50%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.59%) Bazaar
5 3 (2.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.92%) MSTest
6 1 (0.92%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.92%) Moq
6 1 (0.92%) Ant
6 1 (0.92%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.92%) NUnit
General
1 38 (34.86%) Finance
2 8 (7.34%) Retail
3 6 (5.50%) Marketing
3 6 (5.50%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.67%) Legal
5 3 (2.75%) Publishing
6 2 (1.83%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (75.23%) .NET
2 73 (66.97%) ASP.NET
3 43 (39.45%) jQuery
4 34 (31.19%) CSS
5 33 (30.28%) HTML
5 33 (30.28%) ASP.NET MVC
6 25 (22.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 15 (13.76%) CSS3
8 14 (12.84%) Classic ASP
9 13 (11.93%) .NET Framework
10 11 (10.09%) XML
11 10 (9.17%) HTML5
12 9 (8.26%) WinForms
13 8 (7.34%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 7 (6.42%) WCF
15 6 (5.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 6 (5.50%) ADO.NET
16 5 (4.59%) ASP.NET Web API
17 3 (2.75%) LINQ
17 3 (2.75%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.59%) iPhone
1 5 (4.59%) Open Source
2 4 (3.67%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.67%) Device Driver
3 3 (2.75%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.92%) Replication
5 1 (0.92%) PKI
5 1 (0.92%) Taxonomies
5 1 (0.92%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.92%) Physics
5 1 (0.92%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.43%) Windows
2 10 (9.17%) Linux
2 10 (9.17%) Android
3 5 (4.59%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (41.28%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (40.37%) MVC
3 22 (20.18%) TDD
4 12 (11.01%) OO
5 11 (10.09%) ETL
5 11 (10.09%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (9.17%) Android Development
6 10 (9.17%) iOS Development
6 10 (9.17%) Mentoring
7 8 (7.34%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (6.42%) Web Development
8 7 (6.42%) Unit Testing
8 7 (6.42%) OOP
8 7 (6.42%) Workflow
9 6 (5.50%) E-Commerce
10 5 (4.59%) Content Management
10 5 (4.59%) Dimensional Modelling
10 5 (4.59%) Refactoring
10 5 (4.59%) Software Engineering
10 5 (4.59%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 85 (77.98%) C#
2 60 (55.05%) JavaScript
3 58 (53.21%) SQL
4 23 (21.10%) T-SQL
5 14 (12.84%) C
6 10 (9.17%) PHP
7 5 (4.59%) PowerShell
7 5 (4.59%) Python
8 4 (3.67%) C++
9 3 (2.75%) VBScript
9 3 (2.75%) VB
9 3 (2.75%) Embedded C
9 3 (2.75%) Embedded C++
10 2 (1.83%) Java
11 1 (0.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (14.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (13.76%) MCPD
2 15 (13.76%) MCSD
3 3 (2.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.83%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.83%) Varnish
Vendors
1 22 (20.18%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.17%) Telerik
3 4 (3.67%) Zend
4 1 (0.92%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.92%) hybris
4 1 (0.92%) Red Gate
4 1 (0.92%) Adobe
4 1 (0.92%) Business Objects
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