The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 21 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 4 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 3.23% 10.66% -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.33% 11.11% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 0
Average salary £46,250 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.90% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Software 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
120 117 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 96.77% 95.90% 93.48%
Number of salaries quoted 102 106 68
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Gatwick

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in Gatwick

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Gatwick region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 11 (91.67%) CSS
1 11 (91.67%) HTML
1 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (66.67%) Web Services
3 6 (50.00%) DOM
3 6 (50.00%) MVC
3 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) .NET
3 6 (50.00%) C#
3 6 (50.00%) Linux
3 6 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (50.00%) jQuery
3 6 (50.00%) HTML5
3 6 (50.00%) CSS3
4 5 (41.67%) BDD
4 5 (41.67%) Unit Testing
4 5 (41.67%) OO
4 5 (41.67%) PHP
4 5 (41.67%) TDD
5 3 (25.00%) Google
5 3 (25.00%) SOAP
5 3 (25.00%) IIS
5 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (25.00%) SOA
5 3 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (25.00%) Hadoop

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Gatwick region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (25.00%) SoapUI
1 3 (25.00%) Fiddler
1 3 (25.00%) Selenium
1 3 (25.00%) LoadUI
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) CSS
1 11 (91.67%) HTML
2 8 (66.67%) Web Services
3 6 (50.00%) DOM
3 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (50.00%) .NET
3 6 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (50.00%) jQuery
3 6 (50.00%) HTML5
3 6 (50.00%) CSS3
4 3 (25.00%) SOAP
4 3 (25.00%) Google Maps API
4 3 (25.00%) WCF
4 3 (25.00%) Backbone.js
4 3 (25.00%) Ember.js
4 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (8.33%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
1 1 (8.33%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) VxWorks
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) MVC
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) BDD
2 5 (41.67%) Unit Testing
2 5 (41.67%) OO
2 5 (41.67%) TDD
3 3 (25.00%) SOA
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (25.00%) MapReduce
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Validation
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) C#
3 5 (41.67%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) Assembly Language
4 1 (8.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Google
1 3 (25.00%) Facebook
1 3 (25.00%) Twitter
2 1 (8.33%) Progress