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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 6 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 36 86 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 20.00% 33.73% 18.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.22% 35.10% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 35 74 58
Average salary £42,500 £49,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.26% +15.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £25,000 £26,050
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
178 245 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 98.89% 96.08% 93.46%
Number of salaries quoted 160 202 283
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +9.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £62,000 £57,500
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 21 April 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Croydon

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 51 (70.83%) SQL
2 50 (69.44%) .NET
3 47 (65.28%) C#
4 44 (61.11%) SQL Server
5 38 (52.78%) ASP.NET
5 38 (52.78%) Finance
5 38 (52.78%) MVC
6 33 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (43.06%) jQuery
8 29 (40.28%) JavaScript
9 27 (37.50%) CSS
9 27 (37.50%) MS Excel
10 25 (34.72%) ASP.NET MVC
11 21 (29.17%) HTML
12 20 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 19 (26.39%) SQL Server 2008
13 19 (26.39%) T-SQL
14 18 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 15 (20.83%) Microsoft
16 14 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
16 14 (19.44%) MCSD
16 14 (19.44%) MCPD
16 14 (19.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 13 (18.06%) CSS3
18 12 (16.67%) OO
19 11 (15.28%) Business Intelligence
19 11 (15.28%) Degree
20 10 (13.89%) Computer Science
21 9 (12.50%) OOP
21 9 (12.50%) .NET Framework

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 5 (6.94%) IIS
2 3 (4.17%) CMS
2 3 (4.17%) WordPress
3 2 (2.78%) ColdFusion
4 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.39%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (37.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (61.11%) SQL Server
2 20 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (26.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (19.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (6.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (6.94%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.39%) OLAP
8 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.39%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.39%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (9.72%) Visual Studio
2 6 (8.33%) Subversion
3 4 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.78%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.39%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.39%) NUnit
General
1 38 (52.78%) Finance
2 2 (2.78%) Legal
2 2 (2.78%) Publishing
2 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (1.39%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.39%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (69.44%) .NET
2 38 (52.78%) ASP.NET
3 31 (43.06%) jQuery
4 27 (37.50%) CSS
5 25 (34.72%) ASP.NET MVC
6 21 (29.17%) HTML
7 18 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 13 (18.06%) CSS3
9 9 (12.50%) .NET Framework
10 8 (11.11%) Entity Framework
11 7 (9.72%) XML
11 7 (9.72%) ADO.NET
12 6 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 6 (8.33%) HTML5
13 5 (6.94%) LINQ
13 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET Web API
13 5 (6.94%) Web Services
13 5 (6.94%) XSLT
14 4 (5.56%) XHTML
14 4 (5.56%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.89%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.94%) iPhone
3 3 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.39%) User Experience
4 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.39%) Open Source
4 1 (1.39%) Replication
4 1 (1.39%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.39%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.11%) Android
2 7 (9.72%) Windows
3 3 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (52.78%) MVC
2 33 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (16.67%) OO
4 11 (15.28%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (12.50%) OOP
6 8 (11.11%) ETL
6 8 (11.11%) iOS Development
6 8 (11.11%) Mobile Development
7 7 (9.72%) Android Development
8 6 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (8.33%) Mentoring
9 5 (6.94%) Unit Testing
9 5 (6.94%) Refactoring
10 4 (5.56%) TDD
10 4 (5.56%) CRM
10 4 (5.56%) Dimensional Modelling
10 4 (5.56%) Kimball Methodology
11 3 (4.17%) Software Engineering
12 2 (2.78%) Migration
12 2 (2.78%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 51 (70.83%) SQL
2 47 (65.28%) C#
3 29 (40.28%) JavaScript
4 19 (26.39%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.17%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.17%) PHP
5 3 (4.17%) Delphi
5 3 (4.17%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.78%) Java
7 1 (1.39%) Python
7 1 (1.39%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.39%) VB6
7 1 (1.39%) PHP5
7 1 (1.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (19.44%) MCSD
1 14 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
1 14 (19.44%) MCPD
2 11 (15.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) QA
1 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 15 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.39%) Zend
2 1 (1.39%) EPiServer
2 1 (1.39%) Red Gate
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle
2 1 (1.39%) Business Objects
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