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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 8 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 37 102 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 19.07% 34.11% 20.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.11% 35.05% 21.85%
Number of salaries quoted 36 92 86
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £59,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
184 291 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 94.85% 97.32% 93.56%
Number of salaries quoted 160 243 378
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +1.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £60,000
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 28 January 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Croydon

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 75 (80.65%) C#
2 73 (78.49%) .NET
3 64 (68.82%) ASP.NET
4 60 (64.52%) SQL
5 49 (52.69%) SQL Server
6 47 (50.54%) JavaScript
6 47 (50.54%) MVC
6 47 (50.54%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (41.94%) jQuery
8 38 (40.86%) Finance
9 35 (37.63%) ASP.NET MVC
10 28 (30.11%) CSS
11 27 (29.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 25 (26.88%) HTML
12 25 (26.88%) MS Excel
13 23 (24.73%) T-SQL
13 23 (24.73%) SQL Server 2008
14 20 (21.51%) TDD
15 17 (18.28%) MCPD
15 17 (18.28%) IIS
15 17 (18.28%) MCSD
15 17 (18.28%) Microsoft Certification
15 17 (18.28%) CSS3
16 15 (16.13%) Microsoft
17 14 (15.05%) Intranet
17 14 (15.05%) Classic ASP
17 14 (15.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 14 (15.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 12 (12.90%) Extranet
19 11 (11.83%) ETL

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 17 (18.28%) IIS
2 11 (11.83%) SharePoint
3 10 (10.75%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (4.30%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (3.23%) WordPress
6 2 (2.15%) Drupal
6 2 (2.15%) CMS
7 1 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.08%) ColdFusion
7 1 (1.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 25 (26.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.15%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.15%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.53%) SaaS
2 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.15%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.05%) Intranet
2 12 (12.90%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (52.69%) SQL Server
2 23 (24.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (15.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (15.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (10.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (4.30%) MySQL
7 3 (3.23%) PerformancePoint
8 2 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (2.15%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (10.75%) Visual Studio
2 7 (7.53%) Subversion
3 4 (4.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.23%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.15%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (2.15%) NUnit
5 2 (2.15%) Bazaar
6 1 (1.08%) Ant
6 1 (1.08%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.08%) Moq
General
1 38 (40.86%) Finance
2 9 (9.68%) Retail
3 6 (6.45%) Marketing
3 6 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.23%) Legal
4 3 (3.23%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (78.49%) .NET
2 64 (68.82%) ASP.NET
3 39 (41.94%) jQuery
4 35 (37.63%) ASP.NET MVC
5 28 (30.11%) CSS
6 27 (29.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 25 (26.88%) HTML
8 17 (18.28%) CSS3
9 14 (15.05%) Classic ASP
10 10 (10.75%) HTML5
11 9 (9.68%) .NET Framework
12 6 (6.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 6 (6.45%) LINQ
12 6 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 6 (6.45%) WCF
12 6 (6.45%) ADO.NET
13 5 (5.38%) WinForms
13 5 (5.38%) ASP.NET Web API
14 4 (4.30%) XML
15 2 (2.15%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.38%) Computer Science
1 5 (5.38%) iPhone
2 3 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.15%) Open Source
4 1 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.08%) W3C
4 1 (1.08%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.08%) Replication
4 1 (1.08%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.08%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.83%) Windows
2 9 (9.68%) Android
3 5 (5.38%) Linux
4 4 (4.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (50.54%) MVC
1 47 (50.54%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (21.51%) TDD
3 11 (11.83%) ETL
4 10 (10.75%) OO
5 9 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (9.68%) OOP
5 9 (9.68%) Android Development
5 9 (9.68%) iOS Development
5 9 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (9.68%) Mentoring
6 7 (7.53%) Web Development
7 6 (6.45%) Refactoring
7 6 (6.45%) Unit Testing
7 6 (6.45%) Dimensional Modelling
7 6 (6.45%) Kimball Methodology
8 4 (4.30%) BDD
8 4 (4.30%) CRM
9 3 (3.23%) E-Commerce
9 3 (3.23%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 75 (80.65%) C#
2 60 (64.52%) SQL
3 47 (50.54%) JavaScript
4 23 (24.73%) T-SQL
5 6 (6.45%) C
6 5 (5.38%) PHP
7 3 (3.23%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.15%) Python
8 2 (2.15%) Java
9 1 (1.08%) C++
9 1 (1.08%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.08%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.08%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 17 (18.28%) MCSD
1 17 (18.28%) Microsoft Certification
1 17 (18.28%) MCPD
2 5 (5.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.15%) Varnish
Vendors
1 15 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.75%) Telerik
3 3 (3.23%) Zend
4 1 (1.08%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.08%) hybris
4 1 (1.08%) Red Gate
4 1 (1.08%) Business Objects
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