The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Gatwick region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
West Sussex / Gatwick
Rank 23 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 12 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 8.22% 1.47% -
As % of the Job Titles category 8.63% 1.54% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 0
Median salary £40,000 £53,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.52% -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
139 130 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 95.21% 95.59% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 133 116 90
Median salary £47,500 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.19% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

The demand trend of job ads across the Gatwick region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Gatwick region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) C++
1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (87.50%) Windows
3 10 (62.50%) Unit Testing
4 9 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (56.25%) .NET Framework
4 9 (56.25%) SQL
4 9 (56.25%) .NET
4 9 (56.25%) UML
4 9 (56.25%) C#
4 9 (56.25%) Relational Database
5 7 (43.75%) Scrum
5 7 (43.75%) Linux
6 6 (37.50%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (31.25%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (25.00%) Multithreading
8 4 (25.00%) Multithreaded Programming
9 2 (12.50%) Cross-Platform Development
9 2 (12.50%) NFC
10 1 (6.25%) SOA
10 1 (6.25%) Degree
10 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
10 1 (6.25%) WCF
10 1 (6.25%) DICOM
10 1 (6.25%) Computer Vision
10 1 (6.25%) Contactless

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) Relational Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) .NET
1 9 (56.25%) .NET Framework
2 1 (6.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Contactless
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (62.50%) Unit Testing
3 9 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (56.25%) UML
4 7 (43.75%) Scrum
5 6 (37.50%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (25.00%) Multithreaded Programming
6 4 (25.00%) Multithreading
7 2 (12.50%) Cross-Platform Development
8 1 (6.25%) Computer Vision
8 1 (6.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) C++
2 9 (56.25%) C#
2 9 (56.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) DICOM