The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 22 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 3 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 2.70% - 2.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.78% - 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 4
Average salary £48,750 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Software Engineer
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
108 97 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 97.30% 94.17% 99.43%
Number of salaries quoted 87 75 95
Average salary £35,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £34,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Gatwick

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

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Gatwick

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Gatwick

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Gatwick region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Gatwick

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Gatwick region that cited Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 23 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 19 (82.61%) WPF
2 19 (82.61%) C#
2 19 (82.61%) Microsoft
3 17 (73.91%) Finance
4 15 (65.22%) TDD
4 15 (65.22%) C++
4 15 (65.22%) .NET
5 13 (56.52%) SQL Server
5 13 (56.52%) Banking
5 13 (56.52%) WinForms
5 13 (56.52%) Investment Banking
5 13 (56.52%) Marketing
6 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (26.09%) SQL
6 6 (26.09%) Windows
6 6 (26.09%) OO
7 4 (17.39%) MCSE
7 4 (17.39%) MCSA
7 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
7 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
7 4 (17.39%) ITIL
7 4 (17.39%) MCP
7 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
7 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
7 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
7 4 (17.39%) DHCP
7 4 (17.39%) DNS
7 4 (17.39%) VMware

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Gatwick region that cited Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
1 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
1 4 (17.39%) SharePoint 2013
1 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.70%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (17.39%) IaaS
2 2 (8.70%) Office 365
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) DHCP
1 4 (17.39%) DNS
2 2 (8.70%) Internet
2 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (56.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
1 2 (8.70%) MSBuild
1 2 (8.70%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (8.70%) JIRA
1 2 (8.70%) Subversion
1 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (73.91%) Finance
2 13 (56.52%) Banking
2 13 (56.52%) Investment Banking
2 13 (56.52%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (82.61%) WPF
2 15 (65.22%) .NET
3 13 (56.52%) WinForms
4 2 (8.70%) REST
4 2 (8.70%) WCF
4 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
4 2 (8.70%) SOAP
4 2 (8.70%) Web Services
4 2 (8.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Mathematics
1 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (65.22%) TDD
3 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (26.09%) OO
4 4 (17.39%) ITIL
4 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
4 4 (17.39%) Software Architecture
5 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
5 2 (8.70%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) C#
2 15 (65.22%) C++
3 6 (26.09%) SQL
4 2 (8.70%) C++/CLI
4 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) MCSE
1 4 (17.39%) MCSA
1 4 (17.39%) MCP
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
1 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
1 4 (17.39%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) SCCM
2 2 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (82.61%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) VMware
3 2 (8.70%) Atlassian
3 2 (8.70%) IBM
3 2 (8.70%) HP
3 2 (8.70%) Citrix
3 2 (8.70%) Red Hat