The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Developer in their job title 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
Developer
Rank 10 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 15 20 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 14.15% 19.23% 15.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.29% 20.20% 15.95%
Number of salaries quoted 15 18 19
Average salary £45,000 £65,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.76% +62.50%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.10% -
Developer
West Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gatwick region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Gatwick
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
105 99 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 99.06% 95.19% 99.39%
Number of salaries quoted 81 84 110
Average salary £35,000 £48,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.83% +14.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £36,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Gatwick region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

Developer
Salary Trend in Gatwick

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

Developer Salary Trend in Gatwick

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Gatwick region that cited Developer in their job title 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 with Developer in their job title.

1 33 (68.75%) SQL
2 26 (54.17%) HTML
3 25 (52.08%) JavaScript
4 24 (50.00%) .NET
4 24 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 20 (41.67%) C#
5 20 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (39.58%) Microsoft
6 19 (39.58%) Finance
7 15 (31.25%) CSS
8 14 (29.17%) Web Services
8 14 (29.17%) C++
8 14 (29.17%) Java
8 14 (29.17%) Windows
9 12 (25.00%) Software Engineering
9 12 (25.00%) WPF
10 10 (20.83%) Investment Banking
10 10 (20.83%) Marketing
10 10 (20.83%) TDD
10 10 (20.83%) Banking
10 10 (20.83%) WinForms
11 9 (18.75%) Eclipse
11 9 (18.75%) J2EE
11 9 (18.75%) XML
11 9 (18.75%) XSLT
11 9 (18.75%) JSF
11 9 (18.75%) Unit Testing
12 8 (16.67%) jQuery
12 8 (16.67%) Linux
13 7 (14.58%) XHTML

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Gatwick region that cited Developer in their job title 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 with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (14.58%) FileNet
1 7 (14.58%) IBM Notes
1 7 (14.58%) WebSphere Application Server
1 7 (14.58%) WebSphere Portal
1 7 (14.58%) WebSphere Process Server
1 7 (14.58%) WebSphere
2 6 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 4 (8.33%) Apache
3 4 (8.33%) IIS
4 2 (4.17%) Apache Solr
4 2 (4.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (14.58%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) DHCP
1 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.58%) DB2
3 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (12.50%) QlikView
4 3 (6.25%) MySQL
5 2 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (18.75%) Eclipse
2 7 (14.58%) Rational Application Developer
3 6 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 6 (12.50%) Visual Studio
4 4 (8.33%) JIRA
5 2 (4.17%) Subversion
5 2 (4.17%) PHPUnit
5 2 (4.17%) Selenium
5 2 (4.17%) Ant
General
1 19 (39.58%) Finance
2 10 (20.83%) Investment Banking
2 10 (20.83%) Marketing
2 10 (20.83%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (54.17%) HTML
2 24 (50.00%) .NET
3 15 (31.25%) CSS
4 14 (29.17%) Web Services
5 12 (25.00%) WPF
6 10 (20.83%) WinForms
7 9 (18.75%) J2EE
7 9 (18.75%) XML
7 9 (18.75%) XSLT
7 9 (18.75%) JSF
8 8 (16.67%) jQuery
9 7 (14.58%) XHTML
9 7 (14.58%) JAX-RPC
9 7 (14.58%) XSL
9 7 (14.58%) SOAP
9 7 (14.58%) Dojo
9 7 (14.58%) JRules
10 6 (12.50%) Backbone.js
10 6 (12.50%) Ember.js
10 6 (12.50%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) DataPower
2 6 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.33%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.17%) Windows
2 8 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 10 (20.83%) TDD
4 9 (18.75%) Unit Testing
5 7 (14.58%) Project Management
6 6 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (12.50%) Line Management
7 4 (8.33%) Automated Testing
7 4 (8.33%) OO
8 2 (4.17%) Software Architecture
8 2 (4.17%) OO PHP
8 2 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (4.17%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (4.17%) Reverse Engineering
9 1 (2.08%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 33 (68.75%) SQL
2 25 (52.08%) JavaScript
3 20 (41.67%) C#
4 14 (29.17%) C++
4 14 (29.17%) Java
5 7 (14.58%) PHP
6 3 (6.25%) VB
6 3 (6.25%) VB.NET
6 3 (6.25%) VB6
7 2 (4.17%) HQL
7 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.17%) C
7 2 (4.17%) Tcl
7 2 (4.17%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) vSphere
2 2 (4.17%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (39.58%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.58%) ILOG
2 7 (14.58%) Lotus
2 7 (14.58%) IBM
2 7 (14.58%) JBoss
3 2 (4.17%) Endeca
3 2 (4.17%) Google
3 2 (4.17%) hybris
3 2 (4.17%) Facebook
3 2 (4.17%) Twitter
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle