The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer 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 Engineer 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 Engineer
Rank 33 27 30
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 5 15 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 2.98% 6.67% 2.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.01% 6.79% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 5
Average salary £52,000 £42,250 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -29.58%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineer
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 Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Croydon

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Croydon

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Croydon region that cited Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) .NET
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Migration
4 3 (37.50%) VB6
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) VB
4 3 (37.50%) VB.NET
4 3 (37.50%) WCF
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (25.00%) Change Control
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (25.00%) Retail
5 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle
5 2 (25.00%) C
5 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (25.00%) EDI
5 2 (25.00%) Toad
5 2 (25.00%) SLA
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (25.00%) SQLPlus

Software Engineer
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 Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (25.00%) SQLPlus
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Toad
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) WCF
3 2 (25.00%) EDI
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (25.00%) Change Control
3 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) VB
2 3 (37.50%) VB.NET
2 3 (37.50%) VB6
3 2 (25.00%) C
3 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle