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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 8 12
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 26 20 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 30.59% 21.51% 11.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.95% 22.22% 11.89%
Number of salaries quoted 26 20 17
Average salary £40,500 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.27% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £25,000 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £65,000 £50,800
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
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
84 90 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 98.82% 96.77% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 81 86 133
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Gatwick

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the Gatwick region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Gatwick

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 26 (74.29%) HTML
2 25 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 24 (68.57%) CSS
4 17 (48.57%) PHP
5 16 (45.71%) SQL Server
6 15 (42.86%) SQL
6 15 (42.86%) Web Services
7 14 (40.00%) Linux
8 12 (34.29%) OO
8 12 (34.29%) C#
9 10 (28.57%) .NET
10 9 (25.71%) TDD
10 9 (25.71%) MVC
10 9 (25.71%) Google
10 9 (25.71%) jQuery
11 8 (22.86%) Unit Testing
11 8 (22.86%) BDD
11 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET
12 7 (20.00%) IIS
12 7 (20.00%) Apache
12 7 (20.00%) Ajax
12 7 (20.00%) .NET Framework
12 7 (20.00%) WCF
13 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
13 6 (17.14%) Windows
13 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
14 5 (14.29%) DOM
14 5 (14.29%) XHTML
14 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 (20.00%) IIS
1 7 (20.00%) Apache
2 3 (8.57%) Tomcat
2 3 (8.57%) Apache Solr
3 2 (5.71%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) DHCP
1 2 (5.71%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (45.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) MySQL
3 3 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
2 5 (14.29%) Subversion
2 5 (14.29%) JIRA
2 5 (14.29%) JSUnit
3 3 (8.57%) Ant
3 3 (8.57%) Eclipse
4 2 (5.71%) Selenium
4 2 (5.71%) PHPUnit
4 2 (5.71%) Behat
4 2 (5.71%) PhpStorm
General
1 4 (11.43%) Advertising
1 4 (11.43%) Marketing
2 3 (8.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (74.29%) HTML
2 24 (68.57%) CSS
3 15 (42.86%) Web Services
4 10 (28.57%) .NET
5 9 (25.71%) jQuery
6 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET
7 7 (20.00%) Ajax
7 7 (20.00%) .NET Framework
7 7 (20.00%) WCF
8 5 (14.29%) Google Maps API
8 5 (14.29%) CSS3
8 5 (14.29%) Backbone.js
8 5 (14.29%) Ember.js
8 5 (14.29%) AngularJS
8 5 (14.29%) HTML5
8 5 (14.29%) XHTML
8 5 (14.29%) DOM
9 3 (8.57%) XSLT
9 3 (8.57%) XML
9 3 (8.57%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 5 (14.29%) User Experience
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (40.00%) Linux
2 6 (17.14%) Windows
3 2 (5.71%) UNIX
3 2 (5.71%) CentOS
3 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) OO
2 9 (25.71%) MVC
2 9 (25.71%) TDD
3 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (22.86%) Unit Testing
3 8 (22.86%) BDD
4 5 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 4 (11.43%) Marketing Intelligence
5 4 (11.43%) Pay per click
5 4 (11.43%) OO PHP
5 4 (11.43%) Online Marketing
6 2 (5.71%) Data Protection
6 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.71%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.71%) Workflow
6 2 (5.71%) Scrum
7 1 (2.86%) Customer Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 25 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 17 (48.57%) PHP
3 15 (42.86%) SQL
4 12 (34.29%) C#
5 5 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 3 (8.57%) Java
6 3 (8.57%) HQL
7 2 (5.71%) VB
7 2 (5.71%) VB6
7 2 (5.71%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Google
2 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
3 5 (14.29%) Facebook
3 5 (14.29%) Twitter
4 3 (8.57%) hybris
4 3 (8.57%) Endeca
5 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.86%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.86%) Tableau
6 1 (2.86%) TARGIT