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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 28 24 32
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 15 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 6.28% 6.17% 3.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.06% 8.14% 4.91%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 8
Average salary £45,000 £57,500 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.73% +6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £29,500 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
186 172 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 77.82% 75.77% 76.17%
Number of salaries quoted 165 142 146
Average salary £46,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.10% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
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 16 September 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Croydon

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 16 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 29 (51.79%) C#
1 29 (51.79%) .NET
1 29 (51.79%) ASP.NET
2 28 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 25 (44.64%) HTML
4 24 (42.86%) CSS
4 24 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (39.29%) Degree
6 21 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 21 (37.50%) MVC
6 21 (37.50%) Finance
7 20 (35.71%) SQL
8 19 (33.93%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (33.93%) .NET Framework
8 19 (33.93%) JavaScript
9 17 (30.36%) CMS
9 17 (30.36%) jQuery
10 14 (25.00%) Ajax
10 14 (25.00%) Razor View Engine
10 14 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 14 (25.00%) RDBMS
10 14 (25.00%) C++
10 14 (25.00%) XML
10 14 (25.00%) Relational Database
11 13 (23.21%) Linux
11 13 (23.21%) MS Excel
11 13 (23.21%) Microsoft
12 12 (21.43%) Device Driver
12 12 (21.43%) Computer Science
13 11 (19.64%) Mathematics

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 16 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 17 (30.36%) CMS
2 3 (5.36%) Drupal
2 3 (5.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (23.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) GitHub
2 2 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) Internet
1 2 (3.57%) DNS
1 2 (3.57%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 14 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 4 (7.14%) Oracle OWB
3 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (7.14%) SQLPlus
3 4 (7.14%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (5.36%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle APEX
1 4 (7.14%) Toad
2 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
General
1 21 (37.50%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Marketing
3 3 (5.36%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (85.71%) Software Engineer
2 42 (75.00%) Developer
3 25 (44.64%) Programmer
4 20 (35.71%) Analyst Programmer
4 20 (35.71%) Analyst
4 20 (35.71%) Developer Analyst
5 16 (28.57%) .NET Developer
6 15 (26.79%) .NET Analyst Programmer
6 15 (26.79%) .NET Software Engineer
6 15 (26.79%) .NET Programmer
7 13 (23.21%) C++ Software Engineer
8 11 (19.64%) ASP.NET Programmer
8 11 (19.64%) ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (19.64%) Software Developer
9 10 (17.86%) C++ Developer
9 10 (17.86%) C Developer
9 10 (17.86%) C Software Engineer
10 8 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
11 7 (12.50%) C# Developer
11 7 (12.50%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (51.79%) .NET
1 29 (51.79%) ASP.NET
2 25 (44.64%) HTML
3 24 (42.86%) CSS
4 21 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 19 (33.93%) .NET Framework
6 17 (30.36%) jQuery
7 14 (25.00%) Ajax
7 14 (25.00%) Razor View Engine
7 14 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 14 (25.00%) XML
8 11 (19.64%) Web Services
9 7 (12.50%) WCF
10 6 (10.71%) Classic ASP
11 5 (8.93%) J2EE
11 5 (8.93%) JSP
11 5 (8.93%) Struts
11 5 (8.93%) EJB
11 5 (8.93%) Hibernate
11 5 (8.93%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 24 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (21.43%) Device Driver
2 12 (21.43%) Computer Science
3 11 (19.64%) Mathematics
3 11 (19.64%) Statistics
3 11 (19.64%) Economics
4 1 (1.79%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.21%) Linux
2 11 (19.64%) Windows
3 1 (1.79%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (37.50%) MVC
2 19 (33.93%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (17.86%) OO
3 10 (17.86%) Mentoring
4 7 (12.50%) TDD
5 6 (10.71%) Waterfall
6 5 (8.93%) SOA
6 5 (8.93%) Financial Modelling
6 5 (8.93%) Unit Testing
7 4 (7.14%) Data Analysis
7 4 (7.14%) Problem Management
7 4 (7.14%) Change Control
7 4 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 4 (7.14%) ETL
8 3 (5.36%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (51.79%) C#
2 20 (35.71%) SQL
3 19 (33.93%) JavaScript
4 14 (25.00%) C++
5 11 (19.64%) C
6 8 (14.29%) T-SQL
7 7 (12.50%) VBScript
8 6 (10.71%) VB.NET
8 6 (10.71%) Java
9 5 (8.93%) VBA
10 4 (7.14%) PL/SQL
11 3 (5.36%) PHP
11 3 (5.36%) Python
11 3 (5.36%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (39.29%) Degree
2 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.36%) MySQL Certification
4 2 (3.57%) MCPD
4 2 (3.57%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (23.21%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.14%) Oracle
3 3 (5.36%) Zend
4 2 (3.57%) Twitter
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