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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 30 32 31
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 12 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 4.92% 2.65% 2.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.98% 2.70% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 4
Average salary £45,000 £60,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
241 222 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 98.77% 98.23% 95.00%
Number of salaries quoted 205 185 173
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Croydon

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 44 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 22 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (45.45%) HTML
3 20 (45.45%) CSS
4 19 (43.18%) C#
4 19 (43.18%) .NET
4 19 (43.18%) SQL Server
4 19 (43.18%) ASP.NET
4 19 (43.18%) Degree
5 18 (40.91%) ASP.NET MVC
5 18 (40.91%) MVC
5 18 (40.91%) Finance
6 16 (36.36%) JavaScript
6 16 (36.36%) .NET Framework
7 14 (31.82%) jQuery
7 14 (31.82%) C++
7 14 (31.82%) CMS
8 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (27.27%) Device Driver
8 12 (27.27%) RDBMS
8 12 (27.27%) Linux
8 12 (27.27%) Ajax
8 12 (27.27%) Razor View Engine
8 12 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 12 (27.27%) Relational Database
9 11 (25.00%) Windows
9 11 (25.00%) C
9 11 (25.00%) SQL
10 10 (22.73%) OO
10 10 (22.73%) Economics

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 14 (31.82%) CMS
2 2 (4.55%) Drupal
2 2 (4.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) GitHub
2 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) SMTP
1 1 (2.27%) DNS
1 1 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (43.18%) SQL Server
2 12 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 12 (27.27%) RDBMS
3 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (9.09%) SQLPlus
3 4 (9.09%) Oracle OWB
3 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 4 (9.09%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Toad
1 4 (9.09%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (40.91%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Marketing
3 2 (4.55%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (45.45%) HTML
1 20 (45.45%) CSS
2 19 (43.18%) .NET
2 19 (43.18%) ASP.NET
3 18 (40.91%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (36.36%) .NET Framework
5 14 (31.82%) jQuery
6 12 (27.27%) Ajax
6 12 (27.27%) Razor View Engine
6 12 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 7 (15.91%) XML
8 5 (11.36%) Hibernate
8 5 (11.36%) Spring
8 5 (11.36%) EJB
8 5 (11.36%) J2EE
8 5 (11.36%) JSP
8 5 (11.36%) Struts
8 5 (11.36%) Web Services
9 4 (9.09%) EDI
10 2 (4.55%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 22 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (27.27%) Device Driver
3 10 (22.73%) Economics
3 10 (22.73%) Statistics
3 10 (22.73%) Mathematics
3 10 (22.73%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.27%) Linux
2 11 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.27%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (40.91%) MVC
3 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (22.73%) OO
5 7 (15.91%) TDD
6 5 (11.36%) SOA
6 5 (11.36%) Unit Testing
7 4 (9.09%) Financial Modelling
7 4 (9.09%) Problem Management
7 4 (9.09%) Change Control
7 4 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 4 (9.09%) ETL
7 4 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 4 (9.09%) Data Analysis
8 2 (4.55%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (43.18%) C#
2 16 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 14 (31.82%) C++
4 11 (25.00%) C
4 11 (25.00%) SQL
5 5 (11.36%) Java
6 4 (9.09%) PL/SQL
6 4 (9.09%) VBA
7 2 (4.55%) Python
7 2 (4.55%) Ruby
7 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (43.18%) Degree
2 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.55%) MCPD
3 2 (4.55%) MySQL Certification
3 2 (4.55%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle
3 2 (4.55%) Zend
4 1 (2.27%) Twitter