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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 5 1
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 79 47 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 34.96% 21.27% 29.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 35.59% 22.38% 30.59%
Number of salaries quoted 73 37 64
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,600 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.94% -
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
222 210 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 98.23% 95.02% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 185 179 196
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Croydon

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 119 (72.12%) C#
2 110 (66.67%) .NET
3 106 (64.24%) ASP.NET
4 95 (57.58%) JavaScript
5 66 (40.00%) CSS
6 65 (39.39%) SQL Server
6 65 (39.39%) HTML
6 65 (39.39%) jQuery
7 62 (37.58%) Finance
8 53 (32.12%) SQL
9 52 (31.52%) MVC
10 50 (30.30%) Software Engineering
11 42 (25.45%) XML
12 40 (24.24%) Microsoft
13 39 (23.64%) SharePoint
13 39 (23.64%) Windows
14 38 (23.03%) ASP.NET MVC
15 37 (22.42%) SharePoint 2010
16 36 (21.82%) C
17 31 (18.79%) MS Excel
17 31 (18.79%) Agile Software Development
18 30 (18.18%) .NET Framework
19 28 (16.97%) OO
20 27 (16.36%) Linux
21 26 (15.76%) CMS
22 25 (15.15%) WinForms
23 24 (14.55%) T-SQL
23 24 (14.55%) Degree
24 23 (13.94%) C++
24 23 (13.94%) TDD

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 39 (23.64%) SharePoint
2 37 (22.42%) SharePoint 2010
3 26 (15.76%) CMS
4 21 (12.73%) SharePoint 2013
5 10 (6.06%) Drupal
6 6 (3.64%) IIS
6 6 (3.64%) WordPress
7 2 (1.21%) Apache
8 1 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 31 (18.79%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.03%) GIMP
3 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (6.06%) Magento
2 1 (0.61%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.27%) SaaS
2 5 (3.03%) GitHub
3 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.61%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.24%) Intranet
2 5 (3.03%) Extranet
3 4 (2.42%) SMTP
3 4 (2.42%) DNS
3 4 (2.42%) Internet
4 1 (0.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (39.39%) SQL Server
2 21 (12.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (12.12%) MySQL
4 16 (9.70%) RDBMS
4 16 (9.70%) Relational Database
5 15 (9.09%) PerformancePoint
6 12 (7.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (7.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (2.42%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.61%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.61%) Big Data
12 1 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 22 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 14 (8.48%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.03%) Bazaar
4 2 (1.21%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.21%) Subversion
5 1 (0.61%) Selenium
5 1 (0.61%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.61%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.61%) MSTest
5 1 (0.61%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (0.61%) Moq
5 1 (0.61%) Ant
5 1 (0.61%) NUnit
General
1 62 (37.58%) Finance
2 18 (10.91%) Marketing
3 8 (4.85%) Retail
4 4 (2.42%) Legal
4 4 (2.42%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.42%) Banking
5 3 (1.82%) Publishing
6 2 (1.21%) Law
6 2 (1.21%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.21%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (66.67%) .NET
2 106 (64.24%) ASP.NET
3 66 (40.00%) CSS
4 65 (39.39%) HTML
4 65 (39.39%) jQuery
5 42 (25.45%) XML
6 38 (23.03%) ASP.NET MVC
7 30 (18.18%) .NET Framework
8 25 (15.15%) WinForms
9 22 (13.33%) WCF
10 20 (12.12%) Ajax
11 19 (11.52%) Classic ASP
12 16 (9.70%) Razor View Engine
12 16 (9.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 13 (7.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 12 (7.27%) CSS3
15 11 (6.67%) HTML5
15 11 (6.67%) Web Services
16 6 (3.64%) CodeIgniter
17 5 (3.03%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.91%) Device Driver
2 15 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 14 (8.48%) Mathematics
4 13 (7.88%) Statistics
4 13 (7.88%) Economics
5 5 (3.03%) Open Source
6 3 (1.82%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.21%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.61%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.61%) PKI
8 1 (0.61%) W3C
8 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 39 (23.64%) Windows
2 27 (16.36%) Linux
3 2 (1.21%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.21%) Android
4 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (31.52%) MVC
2 50 (30.30%) Software Engineering
3 31 (18.79%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (16.97%) OO
5 23 (13.94%) TDD
6 17 (10.30%) Workflow
7 11 (6.67%) Waterfall
8 9 (5.45%) Validation
9 8 (4.85%) OOD
10 7 (4.24%) Financial Modelling
10 7 (4.24%) E-Commerce
11 6 (3.64%) Unit Testing
11 6 (3.64%) Web Development
12 5 (3.03%) Content Management
12 5 (3.03%) Product Management
12 5 (3.03%) OOP
13 4 (2.42%) Analytics
13 4 (2.42%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (2.42%) Requirements Analysis
14 3 (1.82%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 119 (72.12%) C#
2 95 (57.58%) JavaScript
3 53 (32.12%) SQL
4 36 (21.82%) C
5 24 (14.55%) T-SQL
6 23 (13.94%) C++
7 20 (12.12%) PHP
8 13 (7.88%) VBScript
9 11 (6.67%) VB.NET
10 10 (6.06%) Python
11 9 (5.45%) Embedded C
11 9 (5.45%) Embedded C++
12 7 (4.24%) VBA
13 6 (3.64%) Java
13 6 (3.64%) Ruby
14 4 (2.42%) VB
15 2 (1.21%) VC++
15 2 (1.21%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.61%) Groovy
16 1 (0.61%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 24 (14.55%) Degree
2 17 (10.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (5.45%) MCPD
3 9 (5.45%) MCSD
4 5 (3.03%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.61%) QA
1 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.21%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.61%) Varnish
Vendors
1 40 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.06%) Zend
3 4 (2.42%) Twitter
3 4 (2.42%) Telerik
4 2 (1.21%) hybris
5 1 (0.61%) Google
5 1 (0.61%) Adobe
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