The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 25 18 14
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 8 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 5.44% 5.56% 8.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.08% 7.50% 10.59%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 9
Average salary £26,000 £45,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.22% -30.76%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineering
West Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gatwick region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gatwick
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
113 80 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 76.87% 74.07% 82.52%
Number of salaries quoted 91 63 71
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £26,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Gatwick region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Gatwick

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

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Gatwick

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Gatwick region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 8 (88.89%) Oracle
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) Degree
3 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
3 5 (55.56%) VB
3 5 (55.56%) VB.NET
3 5 (55.56%) CRM
3 5 (55.56%) SEO
4 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Time Management
5 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
5 2 (22.22%) C++
5 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
6 1 (11.11%) Windows
6 1 (11.11%) Linux
6 1 (11.11%) C#
6 1 (11.11%) Validation
6 1 (11.11%) Device Driver
6 1 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (11.11%) Progress
6 1 (11.11%) Assembly Language
6 1 (11.11%) Firmware
6 1 (11.11%) DirectX
6 1 (11.11%) VxWorks
6 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 1 (11.11%) Mathematics

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Gatwick region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 7 (77.78%) Software Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
2 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Device Driver
3 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) VxWorks
1 1 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) CRM
1 5 (55.56%) SEO
2 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Time Management
2 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) VB
2 5 (55.56%) VB.NET
3 2 (22.22%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Progress