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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 26 23 31
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 16 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 6.75% 6.14% 3.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.65% 8.38% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 8
Average salary £45,000 £57,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.73% +21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £27,000 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £65,000
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
185 167 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 78.06% 73.25% 80.73%
Number of salaries quoted 161 145 153
Average salary £42,500 £47,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.57% +17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,850 £30,000 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,000 £57,500
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 2 September 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Croydon

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 35 (55.56%) C#
1 35 (55.56%) .NET
1 35 (55.56%) ASP.NET
2 30 (47.62%) SQL Server
3 29 (46.03%) HTML
4 28 (44.44%) CSS
5 26 (41.27%) Degree
6 25 (39.68%) Finance
7 24 (38.10%) MVC
7 24 (38.10%) ASP.NET MVC
8 23 (36.51%) .NET Framework
9 22 (34.92%) SQL
10 21 (33.33%) JavaScript
11 20 (31.75%) CMS
12 18 (28.57%) jQuery
13 17 (26.98%) XML
14 16 (25.40%) MS Excel
14 16 (25.40%) C++
14 16 (25.40%) RDBMS
14 16 (25.40%) Microsoft
14 16 (25.40%) Ajax
14 16 (25.40%) Razor View Engine
14 16 (25.40%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 16 (25.40%) Relational Database
15 14 (22.22%) Computer Science
15 14 (22.22%) Linux
16 13 (20.63%) Web Services
16 13 (20.63%) Device Driver
16 13 (20.63%) Mathematics
16 13 (20.63%) Statistics

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 20 (31.75%) CMS
2 4 (6.35%) Drupal
2 4 (6.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (25.40%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.35%) GitHub
2 3 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) SMTP
1 3 (4.76%) DNS
1 3 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (47.62%) SQL Server
2 16 (25.40%) Relational Database
2 16 (25.40%) RDBMS
3 4 (6.35%) MySQL
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (3.17%) SQLPlus
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle OWB
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.59%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.17%) Toad
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle APEX
General
1 25 (39.68%) Finance
2 7 (11.11%) Marketing
3 4 (6.35%) Retail
4 1 (1.59%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.59%) Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (84.13%) Software Engineer
2 50 (79.37%) Developer
3 30 (47.62%) Programmer
4 23 (36.51%) Analyst
4 23 (36.51%) Developer Analyst
4 23 (36.51%) Analyst Programmer
5 17 (26.98%) .NET Developer
6 16 (25.40%) Software Developer
6 16 (25.40%) .NET Analyst Programmer
6 16 (25.40%) .NET Software Engineer
6 16 (25.40%) .NET Programmer
7 15 (23.81%) C++ Software Engineer
8 13 (20.63%) ASP.NET Developer
8 13 (20.63%) ASP.NET Programmer
9 11 (17.46%) C++ Developer
10 10 (15.87%) C# Developer
10 10 (15.87%) C# Software Engineer
10 10 (15.87%) C Developer
10 10 (15.87%) C Software Engineer
10 10 (15.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (55.56%) .NET
1 35 (55.56%) ASP.NET
2 29 (46.03%) HTML
3 28 (44.44%) CSS
4 24 (38.10%) ASP.NET MVC
5 23 (36.51%) .NET Framework
6 18 (28.57%) jQuery
7 17 (26.98%) XML
8 16 (25.40%) Ajax
8 16 (25.40%) Razor View Engine
8 16 (25.40%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 13 (20.63%) Web Services
10 9 (14.29%) WCF
11 8 (12.70%) Classic ASP
12 5 (7.94%) J2EE
12 5 (7.94%) JSP
12 5 (7.94%) Struts
12 5 (7.94%) EJB
12 5 (7.94%) Hibernate
12 5 (7.94%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 13 (20.63%) Device Driver
2 13 (20.63%) Economics
2 13 (20.63%) Statistics
2 13 (20.63%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.59%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.22%) Linux
2 12 (19.05%) Windows
3 1 (1.59%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (38.10%) MVC
2 11 (17.46%) OO
3 10 (15.87%) Mentoring
4 8 (12.70%) Waterfall
5 7 (11.11%) Financial Modelling
5 7 (11.11%) TDD
6 6 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (7.94%) SOA
7 5 (7.94%) Unit Testing
8 4 (6.35%) Product Management
9 2 (3.17%) Change Control
9 2 (3.17%) ETL
9 2 (3.17%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.17%) Data Analysis
9 2 (3.17%) Problem Management
10 1 (1.59%) OOP
10 1 (1.59%) Parallel Programming
10 1 (1.59%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 35 (55.56%) C#
2 22 (34.92%) SQL
3 21 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 16 (25.40%) C++
5 12 (19.05%) C
6 9 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 9 (14.29%) VBScript
7 8 (12.70%) VB.NET
8 7 (11.11%) VBA
8 7 (11.11%) Java
9 4 (6.35%) PHP
9 4 (6.35%) Python
9 4 (6.35%) Ruby
10 2 (3.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (41.27%) Degree
2 8 (12.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (6.35%) MySQL Certification
4 1 (1.59%) MCPD
4 1 (1.59%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) SLA
Vendors
1 16 (25.40%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.35%) Zend
3 3 (4.76%) Twitter
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle
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