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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 24 19 36
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +17
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 17 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 7.59% 6.70% 2.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.66% 9.43% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 7
Average salary £48,750 £35,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.28% -46.15%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
176 159 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 78.57% 70.98% 83.26%
Number of salaries quoted 150 136 174
Average salary £43,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Croydon

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 38 (59.38%) C#
1 38 (59.38%) .NET
1 38 (59.38%) ASP.NET
2 31 (48.44%) HTML
3 30 (46.88%) SQL Server
3 30 (46.88%) CSS
4 28 (43.75%) Degree
5 27 (42.19%) Finance
6 26 (40.63%) MVC
6 26 (40.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 25 (39.06%) .NET Framework
8 22 (34.38%) JavaScript
8 22 (34.38%) SQL
9 21 (32.81%) CMS
10 19 (29.69%) jQuery
11 18 (28.13%) Microsoft
11 18 (28.13%) XML
11 18 (28.13%) MS Excel
12 17 (26.56%) RDBMS
12 17 (26.56%) Razor View Engine
12 17 (26.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 17 (26.56%) Relational Database
12 17 (26.56%) Ajax
13 16 (25.00%) C++
14 15 (23.44%) Computer Science
15 14 (21.88%) Statistics
15 14 (21.88%) Economics
15 14 (21.88%) Mathematics
15 14 (21.88%) Linux
15 14 (21.88%) Web Services

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 21 (32.81%) CMS
2 4 (6.25%) WordPress
2 4 (6.25%) Drupal
Applications
1 18 (28.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) GitHub
2 3 (4.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) SMTP
1 3 (4.69%) DNS
1 3 (4.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (46.88%) SQL Server
2 17 (26.56%) RDBMS
2 17 (26.56%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.25%) MySQL
4 1 (1.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 27 (42.19%) Finance
2 7 (10.94%) Marketing
3 4 (6.25%) Retail
4 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (82.81%) Software Engineer
1 53 (82.81%) Developer
2 32 (50.00%) Programmer
3 25 (39.06%) Developer Analyst
3 25 (39.06%) Analyst Programmer
3 25 (39.06%) Analyst
4 18 (28.13%) .NET Developer
4 18 (28.13%) Software Developer
5 17 (26.56%) .NET Software Engineer
5 17 (26.56%) .NET Programmer
5 17 (26.56%) .NET Analyst Programmer
6 15 (23.44%) C++ Software Engineer
7 14 (21.88%) ASP.NET Programmer
7 14 (21.88%) ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (17.19%) C++ Developer
8 11 (17.19%) C# Developer
8 11 (17.19%) C# Software Engineer
8 11 (17.19%) C# Programmer
8 11 (17.19%) C# .NET Developer
8 11 (17.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (59.38%) .NET
1 38 (59.38%) ASP.NET
2 31 (48.44%) HTML
3 30 (46.88%) CSS
4 26 (40.63%) ASP.NET MVC
5 25 (39.06%) .NET Framework
6 19 (29.69%) jQuery
7 18 (28.13%) XML
8 17 (26.56%) Razor View Engine
8 17 (26.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 17 (26.56%) Ajax
9 14 (21.88%) Web Services
10 10 (15.63%) WCF
11 9 (14.06%) Classic ASP
12 5 (7.81%) Spring
12 5 (7.81%) EJB
12 5 (7.81%) J2EE
12 5 (7.81%) JSP
12 5 (7.81%) Struts
12 5 (7.81%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.44%) Computer Science
2 14 (21.88%) Statistics
2 14 (21.88%) Economics
2 14 (21.88%) Mathematics
3 13 (20.31%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.56%) GIS
4 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.88%) Linux
2 12 (18.75%) Windows
3 1 (1.56%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (40.63%) MVC
2 11 (17.19%) OO
3 9 (14.06%) Waterfall
4 8 (12.50%) Financial Modelling
5 7 (10.94%) TDD
6 6 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (7.81%) Unit Testing
7 5 (7.81%) SOA
8 4 (6.25%) Product Management
9 1 (1.56%) OOP
9 1 (1.56%) Parallel Programming
9 1 (1.56%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 38 (59.38%) C#
2 22 (34.38%) JavaScript
2 22 (34.38%) SQL
3 16 (25.00%) C++
4 12 (18.75%) C
5 10 (15.63%) T-SQL
5 10 (15.63%) VBScript
6 9 (14.06%) VB.NET
7 8 (12.50%) VBA
8 7 (10.94%) Java
9 4 (6.25%) Python
9 4 (6.25%) PHP
9 4 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 28 (43.75%) Degree
2 9 (14.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (6.25%) MySQL Certification
4 1 (1.56%) MCSD
4 1 (1.56%) MCPD
Vendors
1 18 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.25%) Zend
3 3 (4.69%) Twitter
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