The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 18 36 32
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 21 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 12.50% 2.67% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.65% 2.71% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 21 6 1
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +83.33%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Software 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
166 221 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 98.81% 98.22% 95.02%
Number of salaries quoted 149 184 179
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Croydon

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 25 (96.15%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (76.92%) C#
3 19 (73.08%) SQL
3 19 (73.08%) .NET
3 19 (73.08%) SQL Server
3 19 (73.08%) ASP.NET
4 18 (69.23%) MS Excel
5 16 (61.54%) Degree
5 16 (61.54%) Computer Science
6 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
7 10 (38.46%) Finance
7 10 (38.46%) Windows
7 10 (38.46%) CSS
7 10 (38.46%) HTML
7 10 (38.46%) SDLC
8 9 (34.62%) Mentoring
8 9 (34.62%) Waterfall
8 9 (34.62%) WCF
8 9 (34.62%) Web Services
8 9 (34.62%) MVC
9 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
9 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
9 8 (30.77%) VBScript
9 8 (30.77%) VB.NET
10 7 (26.92%) Java
11 6 (23.08%) C++
11 6 (23.08%) UML
11 6 (23.08%) OO
11 6 (23.08%) OOD
11 6 (23.08%) Mathematics

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 18 (69.23%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (73.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (73.08%) .NET
1 19 (73.08%) ASP.NET
2 10 (38.46%) CSS
2 10 (38.46%) HTML
3 9 (34.62%) WCF
3 9 (34.62%) Web Services
4 1 (3.85%) XML
4 1 (3.85%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 16 (61.54%) Computer Science
2 6 (23.08%) Mathematics
2 6 (23.08%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (96.15%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (38.46%) SDLC
3 9 (34.62%) Waterfall
3 9 (34.62%) Mentoring
3 9 (34.62%) MVC
4 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
5 6 (23.08%) Multithreading
5 6 (23.08%) UML
5 6 (23.08%) OO
5 6 (23.08%) OOD
6 1 (3.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 20 (76.92%) C#
2 19 (73.08%) SQL
3 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
4 8 (30.77%) VBScript
4 8 (30.77%) VB.NET
5 7 (26.92%) Java
6 6 (23.08%) C++
7 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (61.54%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft