The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Croydon region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 21 26 43
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +17
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 22 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 10.78% 5.10% 3.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.02% 7.22% 3.63%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 9
Average salary £52,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
169 180 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 82.84% 70.59% 87.32%
Number of salaries quoted 140 154 219
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Engineering
London

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 31 July 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Croydon

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 47 (65.28%) C#
1 47 (65.28%) .NET
1 47 (65.28%) ASP.NET
2 36 (50.00%) HTML
3 35 (48.61%) SQL Server
3 35 (48.61%) CSS
4 34 (47.22%) Degree
5 33 (45.83%) Finance
6 32 (44.44%) MVC
7 31 (43.06%) .NET Framework
7 31 (43.06%) ASP.NET MVC
8 28 (38.89%) SQL
9 24 (33.33%) CMS
9 24 (33.33%) JavaScript
10 23 (31.94%) MS Excel
10 23 (31.94%) Microsoft
11 21 (29.17%) XML
11 21 (29.17%) jQuery
12 20 (27.78%) Ajax
12 20 (27.78%) Razor View Engine
12 20 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 20 (27.78%) Relational Database
12 20 (27.78%) RDBMS
13 19 (26.39%) Computer Science
14 18 (25.00%) Mathematics
15 17 (23.61%) Economics
15 17 (23.61%) Statistics
15 17 (23.61%) Web Services
16 15 (20.83%) C++
17 14 (19.44%) Linux

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 24 (33.33%) CMS
2 4 (5.56%) Drupal
2 4 (5.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 23 (31.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) GitHub
2 3 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.17%) SMTP
1 3 (4.17%) DNS
1 3 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (48.61%) SQL Server
2 20 (27.78%) Relational Database
2 20 (27.78%) RDBMS
3 4 (5.56%) MySQL
4 1 (1.39%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Git (software)
General
1 33 (45.83%) Finance
2 7 (9.72%) Marketing
3 4 (5.56%) Retail
4 1 (1.39%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.39%) Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (86.11%) Developer
2 58 (80.56%) Software Engineer
3 38 (52.78%) Programmer
4 31 (43.06%) Analyst
4 31 (43.06%) Analyst Programmer
4 31 (43.06%) Developer Analyst
5 25 (34.72%) Software Developer
6 21 (29.17%) .NET Developer
7 20 (27.78%) .NET Analyst Programmer
7 20 (27.78%) .NET Software Engineer
7 20 (27.78%) .NET Programmer
8 17 (23.61%) ASP.NET Programmer
8 17 (23.61%) ASP.NET Developer
9 15 (20.83%) C# Developer
9 15 (20.83%) C++ Software Engineer
9 15 (20.83%) C# Software Engineer
9 15 (20.83%) C# Programmer
9 15 (20.83%) C# .NET Developer
9 15 (20.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 12 (16.67%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (65.28%) .NET
1 47 (65.28%) ASP.NET
2 36 (50.00%) HTML
3 35 (48.61%) CSS
4 31 (43.06%) .NET Framework
4 31 (43.06%) ASP.NET MVC
5 21 (29.17%) XML
5 21 (29.17%) jQuery
6 20 (27.78%) Ajax
6 20 (27.78%) Razor View Engine
6 20 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 17 (23.61%) Web Services
8 13 (18.06%) WCF
9 12 (16.67%) Classic ASP
10 5 (6.94%) Hibernate
10 5 (6.94%) J2EE
10 5 (6.94%) EJB
10 5 (6.94%) JSP
10 5 (6.94%) Struts
10 5 (6.94%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.39%) Computer Science
2 18 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 17 (23.61%) Economics
3 17 (23.61%) Statistics
4 13 (18.06%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.39%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.39%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.44%) Linux
2 11 (15.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (44.44%) MVC
2 12 (16.67%) Waterfall
2 12 (16.67%) Financial Modelling
3 11 (15.28%) OO
4 6 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (8.33%) TDD
5 5 (6.94%) SOA
5 5 (6.94%) Unit Testing
6 4 (5.56%) Product Management
7 1 (1.39%) Software Architecture
7 1 (1.39%) Parallel Programming
7 1 (1.39%) Multithreading
7 1 (1.39%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 47 (65.28%) C#
2 28 (38.89%) SQL
3 24 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 15 (20.83%) C++
5 13 (18.06%) VBScript
6 12 (16.67%) VB.NET
6 12 (16.67%) T-SQL
7 11 (15.28%) C
7 11 (15.28%) VBA
8 7 (9.72%) Java
9 4 (5.56%) Ruby
9 4 (5.56%) Python
9 4 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 34 (47.22%) Degree
2 11 (15.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.56%) MySQL Certification
Vendors
1 23 (31.94%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.56%) Zend
3 3 (4.17%) Twitter
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