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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 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 50 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 33.33% 21.93% 29.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 33.76% 23.04% 30.33%
Number of salaries quoted 74 39 60
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +6.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £58,000
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
234 217 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 98.73% 95.18% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 197 184 188
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 £57,500 £67,500 £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 2 September 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Croydon

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 121 (72.46%) C#
2 111 (66.47%) .NET
3 107 (64.07%) ASP.NET
4 97 (58.08%) JavaScript
5 66 (39.52%) CSS
5 66 (39.52%) jQuery
6 65 (38.92%) HTML
7 64 (38.32%) SQL Server
8 63 (37.72%) Finance
9 54 (32.34%) SQL
10 52 (31.14%) MVC
11 50 (29.94%) Software Engineering
12 43 (25.75%) XML
13 40 (23.95%) Windows
13 40 (23.95%) SharePoint
13 40 (23.95%) Microsoft
14 38 (22.75%) C
14 38 (22.75%) ASP.NET MVC
14 38 (22.75%) SharePoint 2010
15 31 (18.56%) MS Excel
15 31 (18.56%) Agile Software Development
16 30 (17.96%) .NET Framework
17 28 (16.77%) OO
18 27 (16.17%) Linux
19 26 (15.57%) CMS
20 25 (14.97%) WinForms
21 24 (14.37%) T-SQL
21 24 (14.37%) C++
21 24 (14.37%) Degree
22 23 (13.77%) Visual Studio

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 40 (23.95%) SharePoint
2 38 (22.75%) SharePoint 2010
3 26 (15.57%) CMS
4 22 (13.17%) SharePoint 2013
5 10 (5.99%) Drupal
6 7 (4.19%) IIS
7 6 (3.59%) WordPress
8 2 (1.20%) Apache
9 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 31 (18.56%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.99%) GIMP
3 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (5.99%) Magento
2 1 (0.60%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.19%) SaaS
2 5 (2.99%) GitHub
3 1 (0.60%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.79%) Intranet
2 6 (3.59%) Extranet
3 4 (2.40%) Internet
3 4 (2.40%) SMTP
3 4 (2.40%) DNS
4 1 (0.60%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (38.32%) SQL Server
2 21 (12.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (11.98%) MySQL
4 16 (9.58%) Relational Database
4 16 (9.58%) PerformancePoint
4 16 (9.58%) RDBMS
5 12 (7.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (7.19%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (5.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.80%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.60%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.60%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.60%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 23 (13.77%) Visual Studio
2 14 (8.38%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.99%) Bazaar
4 2 (1.20%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.20%) Subversion
5 1 (0.60%) Selenium
5 1 (0.60%) NUnit
5 1 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.60%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.60%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.60%) MSTest
5 1 (0.60%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (0.60%) Moq
5 1 (0.60%) Ant
General
1 63 (37.72%) Finance
2 18 (10.78%) Marketing
3 8 (4.79%) Retail
4 4 (2.40%) Legal
4 4 (2.40%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.40%) Banking
5 3 (1.80%) Publishing
6 2 (1.20%) Local Government
6 2 (1.20%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.20%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (66.47%) .NET
2 107 (64.07%) ASP.NET
3 66 (39.52%) CSS
3 66 (39.52%) jQuery
4 65 (38.92%) HTML
5 43 (25.75%) XML
6 38 (22.75%) ASP.NET MVC
7 30 (17.96%) .NET Framework
8 25 (14.97%) WinForms
9 22 (13.17%) WCF
10 20 (11.98%) Ajax
11 19 (11.38%) Classic ASP
12 16 (9.58%) Razor View Engine
12 16 (9.58%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 13 (7.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 12 (7.19%) CSS3
15 11 (6.59%) Web Services
15 11 (6.59%) HTML5
16 6 (3.59%) CodeIgniter
17 5 (2.99%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.38%) Device Driver
2 15 (8.98%) Computer Science
3 14 (8.38%) Mathematics
4 13 (7.78%) Statistics
4 13 (7.78%) Economics
5 5 (2.99%) Open Source
6 3 (1.80%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.20%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.60%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.60%) PKI
8 1 (0.60%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.60%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 40 (23.95%) Windows
2 27 (16.17%) Linux
3 2 (1.20%) Android
3 2 (1.20%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (31.14%) MVC
2 50 (29.94%) Software Engineering
3 31 (18.56%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (16.77%) OO
5 23 (13.77%) TDD
6 21 (12.57%) Mentoring
7 18 (10.78%) Workflow
8 11 (6.59%) Waterfall
9 10 (5.99%) Validation
10 8 (4.79%) OOD
11 7 (4.19%) E-Commerce
11 7 (4.19%) Financial Modelling
12 6 (3.59%) Web Development
12 6 (3.59%) Unit Testing
13 5 (2.99%) Content Management
13 5 (2.99%) OOP
13 5 (2.99%) Product Management
14 4 (2.40%) Analytics
14 4 (2.40%) Business Intelligence
14 4 (2.40%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 121 (72.46%) C#
2 97 (58.08%) JavaScript
3 54 (32.34%) SQL
4 38 (22.75%) C
5 24 (14.37%) T-SQL
5 24 (14.37%) C++
6 20 (11.98%) PHP
7 12 (7.19%) VBScript
8 11 (6.59%) VB.NET
9 10 (5.99%) Python
9 10 (5.99%) Embedded C
9 10 (5.99%) Embedded C++
10 7 (4.19%) VBA
11 6 (3.59%) Ruby
11 6 (3.59%) Java
12 4 (2.40%) VB
13 2 (1.20%) VC++
13 2 (1.20%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.60%) PHP5
14 1 (0.60%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 24 (14.37%) Degree
2 17 (10.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (5.39%) MCPD
3 9 (5.39%) MCSD
4 5 (2.99%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.60%) QA
1 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.20%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.60%) Varnish
Vendors
1 40 (23.95%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.99%) Zend
3 5 (2.99%) Telerik
4 4 (2.40%) Twitter
5 2 (1.20%) hybris
6 1 (0.60%) Google
6 1 (0.60%) Adobe
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