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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 34 33 40
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 7 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 2.83% 3.42% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.89% 3.46% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 1
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
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
242 231 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 97.98% 98.72% 93.43%
Number of salaries quoted 196 193 187
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £53,970
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 22 October 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Croydon

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 28 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (39.29%) Degree
3 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (35.71%) MVC
4 10 (35.71%) Finance
4 10 (35.71%) jQuery
4 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET
4 10 (35.71%) .NET
4 10 (35.71%) CSS
4 10 (35.71%) C#
4 10 (35.71%) HTML
4 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (32.14%) Windows
5 9 (32.14%) C
5 9 (32.14%) C++
6 8 (28.57%) Linux
6 8 (28.57%) OO
6 8 (28.57%) RDBMS
6 8 (28.57%) Ajax
6 8 (28.57%) CMS
6 8 (28.57%) Device Driver
6 8 (28.57%) .NET Framework
6 8 (28.57%) Razor View Engine
6 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 8 (28.57%) Relational Database
7 7 (25.00%) TDD
8 6 (21.43%) Economics

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 8 (28.57%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (28.57%) RDBMS
2 8 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 4 (14.29%) SQLPlus
3 4 (14.29%) Oracle OWB
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (14.29%) Oracle9i Database
3 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle APEX
1 4 (14.29%) Toad
General
1 10 (35.71%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) jQuery
1 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET
1 10 (35.71%) .NET
1 10 (35.71%) CSS
1 10 (35.71%) HTML
1 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (28.57%) Ajax
2 8 (28.57%) .NET Framework
2 8 (28.57%) Razor View Engine
2 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 5 (17.86%) JSP
3 5 (17.86%) Struts
3 5 (17.86%) Web Services
3 5 (17.86%) XML
3 5 (17.86%) J2EE
3 5 (17.86%) EJB
3 5 (17.86%) Spring
3 5 (17.86%) Hibernate
4 4 (14.29%) EDI
5 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (28.57%) Device Driver
3 6 (21.43%) Economics
3 6 (21.43%) Statistics
3 6 (21.43%) Mathematics
3 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Windows
2 8 (28.57%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (35.71%) MVC
4 8 (28.57%) OO
5 7 (25.00%) TDD
6 5 (17.86%) SOA
6 5 (17.86%) Unit Testing
7 4 (14.29%) Data Analysis
7 4 (14.29%) Problem Management
7 4 (14.29%) ETL
7 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
7 4 (14.29%) Change Control
7 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) C#
1 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 9 (32.14%) C
2 9 (32.14%) C++
3 6 (21.43%) SQL
4 5 (17.86%) Java
5 4 (14.29%) PL/SQL
6 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) MCSD
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.14%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft