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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 14 20 23
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 10 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 12.20% 5.26% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.35% 5.43% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 2
Average salary £40,500 £27,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.27% -42.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,450 £27,500 £45,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £27,500 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
81 92 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 98.78% 96.84% 95.04%
Number of salaries quoted 77 86 125
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 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 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (90.91%) CSS
2 10 (90.91%) Web Services
3 7 (63.64%) PHP
3 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
4 6 (54.55%) Linux
4 6 (54.55%) OO
4 6 (54.55%) MVC
4 6 (54.55%) TDD
4 6 (54.55%) Unit Testing
4 6 (54.55%) BDD
5 5 (45.45%) SQL
5 5 (45.45%) C#
6 4 (36.36%) .NET
6 4 (36.36%) DOM
6 4 (36.36%) IIS
6 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
6 4 (36.36%) CSS3
6 4 (36.36%) Backbone.js
6 4 (36.36%) Facebook
6 4 (36.36%) Twitter
6 4 (36.36%) Ember.js
6 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
6 4 (36.36%) HTML5
6 4 (36.36%) WCF
6 4 (36.36%) jQuery
6 4 (36.36%) Google Maps API
6 4 (36.36%) Google
6 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4 (36.36%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) HTML
2 10 (90.91%) CSS
2 10 (90.91%) Web Services
3 4 (36.36%) .NET
3 4 (36.36%) DOM
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 4 (36.36%) CSS3
3 4 (36.36%) Backbone.js
3 4 (36.36%) Ember.js
3 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
3 4 (36.36%) HTML5
3 4 (36.36%) WCF
3 4 (36.36%) jQuery
3 4 (36.36%) Google Maps API
3 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
4 1 (9.09%) XHTML
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) OO
1 6 (54.55%) MVC
1 6 (54.55%) TDD
1 6 (54.55%) Unit Testing
1 6 (54.55%) BDD
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (63.64%) PHP
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) C#
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Facebook
1 4 (36.36%) Twitter
1 4 (36.36%) Google