The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 30 16 29
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +13
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 10 21 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 4.12% 9.25% 3.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.49% 11.73% 4.11%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 6
Average salary £42,250 £50,000 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.50% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineering
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Croydon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
182 179 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 74.90% 78.85% 74.49%
Number of salaries quoted 164 143 132
Average salary £47,000 £47,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.05% +7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,475 £24,850
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Croydon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Croydon

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Croydon

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 24 (50.00%) C#
2 23 (47.92%) .NET
2 23 (47.92%) SQL Server
2 23 (47.92%) ASP.NET
3 22 (45.83%) Degree
4 21 (43.75%) HTML
4 21 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (41.67%) CSS
6 19 (39.58%) Finance
6 19 (39.58%) MVC
6 19 (39.58%) ASP.NET MVC
7 17 (35.42%) JavaScript
7 17 (35.42%) .NET Framework
8 16 (33.33%) jQuery
8 16 (33.33%) SQL
9 15 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (29.17%) CMS
11 13 (27.08%) RDBMS
11 13 (27.08%) Ajax
11 13 (27.08%) Computer Science
11 13 (27.08%) Razor View Engine
11 13 (27.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 13 (27.08%) Relational Database
12 12 (25.00%) C++
13 11 (22.92%) Windows
13 11 (22.92%) Device Driver
13 11 (22.92%) Statistics
14 10 (20.83%) Economics
14 10 (20.83%) Mathematics
14 10 (20.83%) Microsoft

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (29.17%) CMS
2 1 (2.08%) WordPress
2 1 (2.08%) Drupal
Applications
1 10 (20.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (47.92%) SQL Server
2 13 (27.08%) RDBMS
2 13 (27.08%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (8.33%) Oracle OWB
3 4 (8.33%) SQLPlus
3 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (8.33%) Oracle9i Database
3 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Oracle APEX
1 4 (8.33%) Toad
2 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (39.58%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Marketing
2 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (83.33%) Software Engineer
2 33 (68.75%) Developer
3 19 (39.58%) Programmer
4 18 (37.50%) Developer Analyst
4 18 (37.50%) Analyst Programmer
4 18 (37.50%) Analyst
5 15 (31.25%) .NET Developer
6 14 (29.17%) .NET Analyst Programmer
6 14 (29.17%) .NET Software Engineer
6 14 (29.17%) .NET Programmer
7 11 (22.92%) C++ Software Engineer
8 10 (20.83%) ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (20.83%) ASP.NET Programmer
9 9 (18.75%) C Developer
9 9 (18.75%) C Software Engineer
9 9 (18.75%) C++ Developer
10 8 (16.67%) Software Developer
11 7 (14.58%) Senior Software Engineer
12 6 (12.50%) Software Programmer
13 4 (8.33%) C# Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (47.92%) .NET
1 23 (47.92%) ASP.NET
2 21 (43.75%) HTML
3 20 (41.67%) CSS
4 19 (39.58%) ASP.NET MVC
5 17 (35.42%) .NET Framework
6 16 (33.33%) jQuery
7 13 (27.08%) Ajax
7 13 (27.08%) Razor View Engine
7 13 (27.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 10 (20.83%) XML
9 9 (18.75%) Web Services
10 5 (10.42%) J2EE
10 5 (10.42%) JSP
10 5 (10.42%) Struts
10 5 (10.42%) EJB
10 5 (10.42%) Hibernate
10 5 (10.42%) WCF
10 5 (10.42%) Spring
11 4 (8.33%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 21 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (27.08%) Computer Science
3 11 (22.92%) Device Driver
3 11 (22.92%) Statistics
4 10 (20.83%) Economics
4 10 (20.83%) Mathematics
5 3 (6.25%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.92%) Windows
2 10 (20.83%) Linux
3 1 (2.08%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (39.58%) MVC
2 15 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (18.75%) OO
4 8 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 7 (14.58%) TDD
6 5 (10.42%) SOA
6 5 (10.42%) Unit Testing
7 4 (8.33%) Data Analysis
7 4 (8.33%) Financial Modelling
7 4 (8.33%) Waterfall
7 4 (8.33%) Problem Management
7 4 (8.33%) Service Delivery
7 4 (8.33%) ETL
7 4 (8.33%) Change Control
8 1 (2.08%) Test Strategy
8 1 (2.08%) Automated Testing
8 1 (2.08%) Product Management
8 1 (2.08%) Test Scripting
8 1 (2.08%) Manual Testing
8 1 (2.08%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (50.00%) C#
2 17 (35.42%) JavaScript
3 16 (33.33%) SQL
4 12 (25.00%) C++
5 10 (20.83%) C
6 6 (12.50%) Java
6 6 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 6 (12.50%) VBScript
7 4 (8.33%) VB.NET
7 4 (8.33%) VBA
7 4 (8.33%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.08%) Ruby
8 1 (2.08%) Python
8 1 (2.08%) PHP
8 1 (2.08%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 22 (45.83%) Degree
2 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.17%) MCSD
3 2 (4.17%) MCPD
4 1 (2.08%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (2.08%) Zend
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