The first table below looks at the demand for the Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Croydon region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 15 39 29
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 38 1 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 14.23% 0.30% 5.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.84% 0.32% 6.27%
Number of salaries quoted 38 1 21
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £42,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £42,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
256 310 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 95.88% 93.66% 92.29%
Number of salaries quoted 208 292 307
Average salary £47,500 £43,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.19% +24.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Software Developer
London

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in Croydon

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Croydon

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 51 (92.73%) C#
1 51 (92.73%) .NET
2 43 (78.18%) ASP.NET
2 43 (78.18%) Software Engineering
3 38 (69.09%) SQL
4 31 (56.36%) Microsoft
5 30 (54.55%) MS Excel
6 27 (49.09%) Finance
7 22 (40.00%) MVC
7 22 (40.00%) Financial Modelling
8 21 (38.18%) WCF
9 20 (36.36%) SQL Server
10 19 (34.55%) .NET Framework
11 18 (32.73%) Degree
11 18 (32.73%) XML
12 17 (30.91%) Web Services
12 17 (30.91%) ASP.NET MVC
12 17 (30.91%) Waterfall
13 16 (29.09%) Classic ASP
14 15 (27.27%) T-SQL
14 15 (27.27%) VBScript
14 15 (27.27%) VB.NET
14 15 (27.27%) VBA
14 15 (27.27%) HTML
14 15 (27.27%) CSS
14 15 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
15 11 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
16 9 (16.36%) WinForms
16 9 (16.36%) Windows
17 8 (14.55%) SharePoint

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (14.55%) SharePoint
1 8 (14.55%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (5.45%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (3.64%) Jetty
3 2 (3.64%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 30 (54.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.82%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (49.09%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Games
2 2 (3.64%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Marketing
3 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (92.73%) .NET
2 43 (78.18%) ASP.NET
3 21 (38.18%) WCF
4 19 (34.55%) .NET Framework
5 18 (32.73%) XML
6 17 (30.91%) Web Services
6 17 (30.91%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (29.09%) Classic ASP
8 15 (27.27%) HTML
8 15 (27.27%) CSS
9 9 (16.36%) WinForms
10 8 (14.55%) WPF
11 6 (10.91%) WF
12 4 (7.27%) jQuery
13 2 (3.64%) OC4J
13 2 (3.64%) Oracle Fusion
13 2 (3.64%) Spring
13 2 (3.64%) JSF
13 2 (3.64%) Servlets
13 2 (3.64%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Computer Science
2 7 (12.73%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.82%) Physics
3 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.82%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (1.82%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.82%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (78.18%) Software Engineering
2 22 (40.00%) MVC
2 22 (40.00%) Financial Modelling
3 17 (30.91%) Waterfall
4 11 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (12.73%) Software Architecture
6 5 (9.09%) MVVM
7 4 (7.27%) TDD
8 3 (5.45%) UML
9 2 (3.64%) OO
9 2 (3.64%) OOD
9 2 (3.64%) Parallel Programming
9 2 (3.64%) Multithreading
10 1 (1.82%) OOP
10 1 (1.82%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 51 (92.73%) C#
2 38 (69.09%) SQL
3 15 (27.27%) T-SQL
3 15 (27.27%) VBScript
3 15 (27.27%) VB.NET
3 15 (27.27%) VBA
4 4 (7.27%) C++
4 4 (7.27%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.45%) C
5 3 (5.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (32.73%) Degree
2 15 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 31 (56.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle
2 2 (3.64%) JBoss
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