The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 32 30 39
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 7 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 3.11% 2.61% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.21% 2.75% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 4
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
Programmer
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
218 218 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 96.89% 94.78% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 182 184 212
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
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%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Programmer
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

Programmer Salary Trend in Croydon

Programmer
Salary Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Programmer across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Croydon

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon region that cited Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title.

1 32 (86.49%) Software Engineering
2 31 (83.78%) C#
2 31 (83.78%) .NET
3 30 (81.08%) ASP.NET
3 30 (81.08%) CSS
3 30 (81.08%) HTML
4 29 (78.38%) Finance
5 27 (72.97%) MVC
6 26 (70.27%) Degree
7 25 (67.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 24 (64.86%) .NET Framework
9 22 (59.46%) JavaScript
9 22 (59.46%) SQL Server
10 20 (54.05%) CMS
11 18 (48.65%) Computer Science
12 17 (45.95%) jQuery
12 17 (45.95%) Relational Database
13 16 (43.24%) Ajax
13 16 (43.24%) RDBMS
13 16 (43.24%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 16 (43.24%) Razor View Engine
14 14 (37.84%) Mathematics
14 14 (37.84%) Statistics
14 14 (37.84%) Economics
15 12 (32.43%) SQL
16 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
17 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Certification
17 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
18 8 (21.62%) Financial Modelling
18 8 (21.62%) VBA

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 20 (54.05%) CMS
2 4 (10.81%) Drupal
2 4 (10.81%) WordPress
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Magento
2 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) GitHub
2 3 (8.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) SMTP
1 3 (8.11%) DNS
1 3 (8.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (59.46%) SQL Server
2 17 (45.95%) Relational Database
3 16 (43.24%) RDBMS
4 4 (10.81%) MySQL
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
General
1 29 (78.38%) Finance
2 7 (18.92%) Marketing
3 4 (10.81%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (83.78%) .NET
2 30 (81.08%) ASP.NET
2 30 (81.08%) CSS
2 30 (81.08%) HTML
3 25 (67.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 24 (64.86%) .NET Framework
5 17 (45.95%) jQuery
6 16 (43.24%) Ajax
6 16 (43.24%) Razor View Engine
6 16 (43.24%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 5 (13.51%) XML
8 4 (10.81%) CodeIgniter
9 1 (2.70%) Web Services
9 1 (2.70%) MFC
9 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (2.70%) HTML5
9 1 (2.70%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 18 (48.65%) Computer Science
2 14 (37.84%) Economics
2 14 (37.84%) Statistics
2 14 (37.84%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (86.49%) Software Engineering
2 27 (72.97%) MVC
3 8 (21.62%) Financial Modelling
4 4 (10.81%) Product Management
5 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.41%) OOP
6 2 (5.41%) OO
7 1 (2.70%) CRM
7 1 (2.70%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 31 (83.78%) C#
2 22 (59.46%) JavaScript
3 12 (32.43%) SQL
4 8 (21.62%) VBA
5 4 (10.81%) PHP
5 4 (10.81%) Python
5 4 (10.81%) Ruby
6 1 (2.70%) C++
6 1 (2.70%) Java
6 1 (2.70%) VC++
6 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (70.27%) Degree
2 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (10.81%) MySQL Certification
4 1 (2.70%) MCPD
4 1 (2.70%) MCSD
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) Zend
3 3 (8.11%) Twitter