The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Gatwick region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 17 13 40
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +27
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 15 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 14.02% 7.22% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.30% 7.95% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 1
Average salary £55,000 £52,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.76% +15.55%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Gatwick
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
92 88 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 85.98% 90.72% 91.71%
Number of salaries quoted 86 75 145
Average salary £47,500 £52,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.65% +15.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £38,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
Software Engineering
West Sussex

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 16 April 2014, 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 27 (100.00%) C#
1 27 (100.00%) WPF
2 19 (70.37%) .NET
2 19 (70.37%) C++
2 19 (70.37%) Microsoft
2 19 (70.37%) TDD
3 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (66.67%) OO
4 17 (62.96%) Finance
5 13 (48.15%) SQL
6 10 (37.04%) Rational DOORS
6 10 (37.04%) REST
6 10 (37.04%) MSBuild
6 10 (37.04%) Jenkins
6 10 (37.04%) Relational Database
6 10 (37.04%) C++/CLI
6 10 (37.04%) HP Quality Center
6 10 (37.04%) WCF
6 10 (37.04%) Atlassian
6 10 (37.04%) HP
6 10 (37.04%) Subversion
6 10 (37.04%) .NET Framework
6 10 (37.04%) JIRA
6 10 (37.04%) Windows XP
6 10 (37.04%) IBM
6 10 (37.04%) T-SQL
6 10 (37.04%) Visual Studio
6 10 (37.04%) SOAP
6 10 (37.04%) Web Services
6 10 (37.04%) XML

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 10 (37.04%) Relational Database
2 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Visual Studio
1 10 (37.04%) Subversion
1 10 (37.04%) JIRA
1 10 (37.04%) Rational DOORS
1 10 (37.04%) MSBuild
1 10 (37.04%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (62.96%) Finance
2 9 (33.33%) Banking
2 9 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 9 (33.33%) Marketing
3 5 (18.52%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 22 (81.48%) Software Engineer
2 19 (70.37%) C# Software Engineer
3 17 (62.96%) Developer
3 17 (62.96%) C# Developer
4 12 (44.44%) Agile C# Developer
4 12 (44.44%) C# Programmer
4 12 (44.44%) Analyst
4 12 (44.44%) Programmer
4 12 (44.44%) Developer Analyst
4 12 (44.44%) Software Programmer
5 9 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
5 9 (33.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) WPF
2 19 (70.37%) .NET
3 10 (37.04%) SOAP
3 10 (37.04%) Web Services
3 10 (37.04%) XML
3 10 (37.04%) REST
3 10 (37.04%) .NET Framework
3 10 (37.04%) WCF
4 9 (33.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Mathematics
1 8 (29.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
1 10 (37.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) TDD
2 18 (66.67%) OO
2 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (29.63%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) C#
2 19 (70.37%) C++
3 13 (48.15%) SQL
4 10 (37.04%) T-SQL
4 10 (37.04%) C++/CLI
Systems Management
1 10 (37.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) Microsoft
2 10 (37.04%) HP
2 10 (37.04%) Atlassian
2 10 (37.04%) IBM