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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 16 13 29
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +16
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 6 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 5.66% 8.49% 2.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.00% 11.69% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 4
Average salary £45,000 £65,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.76% +52.94%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
75 77 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 70.75% 72.64% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 58 60 89
Average salary £45,000 £48,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.21% +21.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £40,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Salary Histogram in Gatwick

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Gatwick region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Gatwick

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
1 17 (65.38%) C#
1 17 (65.38%) WPF
2 16 (61.54%) Finance
3 13 (50.00%) C++
3 13 (50.00%) .NET
3 13 (50.00%) TDD
4 12 (46.15%) Banking
4 12 (46.15%) Investment Banking
4 12 (46.15%) WinForms
4 12 (46.15%) Marketing
4 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
5 5 (19.23%) Waterfall
5 5 (19.23%) Change Control
5 5 (19.23%) SQL
5 5 (19.23%) Windows
5 5 (19.23%) OO
5 5 (19.23%) ERP
5 5 (19.23%) SOA
5 5 (19.23%) Degree
5 5 (19.23%) Release Management
5 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
5 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
6 4 (15.38%) VMware
6 4 (15.38%) SCCM
6 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
6 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
6 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (15.38%) Mathematics

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
1 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (15.38%) IaaS
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) DHCP
1 4 (15.38%) DNS
2 2 (7.69%) Internet
2 2 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.85%) Subversion
1 1 (3.85%) JIRA
1 1 (3.85%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (3.85%) MSBuild
1 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (61.54%) Finance
2 12 (46.15%) Banking
2 12 (46.15%) Investment Banking
2 12 (46.15%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (80.77%) Software Engineer
2 16 (61.54%) Developer
2 16 (61.54%) Analyst
2 16 (61.54%) Programmer
2 16 (61.54%) C# Developer
2 16 (61.54%) C# Software Engineer
2 16 (61.54%) Developer Analyst
2 16 (61.54%) Software Programmer
2 16 (61.54%) Agile C# Developer
2 16 (61.54%) C# Programmer
3 12 (46.15%) Software Developer
3 12 (46.15%) C# Software Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Programme Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (65.38%) WPF
2 13 (50.00%) .NET
3 12 (46.15%) WinForms
4 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.85%) WCF
4 1 (3.85%) REST
4 1 (3.85%) SOAP
4 1 (3.85%) Web Services
4 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
2 4 (15.38%) Mathematics
2 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (7.69%) Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) TDD
2 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (19.23%) OO
2 5 (19.23%) ERP
2 5 (19.23%) SOA
2 5 (19.23%) Release Management
2 5 (19.23%) Waterfall
2 5 (19.23%) Change Control
3 4 (15.38%) Software Architecture
3 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 4 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 2 (7.69%) Change Management
4 2 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) C#
2 13 (50.00%) C++
3 5 (19.23%) SQL
4 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.85%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
2 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) MCP
2 4 (15.38%) MCSE
2 4 (15.38%) MCSA
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 4 (15.38%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) VMware
3 2 (7.69%) Citrix
3 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.85%) HP
4 1 (3.85%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.85%) IBM