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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 26 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 2 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 1.44% - 5.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% - 5.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 5
Average salary £53,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
129 80 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 92.81% 100.00% 98.91%
Number of salaries quoted 115 75 85
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (50.00%) Validation
3 2 (50.00%) C
3 2 (50.00%) Progress
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) MATLAB
3 2 (50.00%) Simulink
4 1 (25.00%) SEO
4 1 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) VB
4 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) CRM
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) Multithreading

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Simulink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) SEO
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Progress
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle