Period
to 18 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Croydon during the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Developer
South London > Croydon
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 4 3
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 80 82 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Croydon 21.00% 20.87% 25.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.10% 21.52% 25.60%
Number of salaries quoted 67 78 189
Croydon median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £37,500 £34,250 £32,250
90th Percentile £81,500 £64,125 £62,500
South London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Croydon
Permanent vacancies in Croydon with a recognized job title 362 381 461
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.01% 96.95% 98.50%
Number of salaries quoted 286 341 427
Croydon median annual salary £46,750 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.58% +11.76% +3.66%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £77,250 £66,000 £60,100
South London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Croydon.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Croydon

Developer
Salary Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer in Croydon.

Salary trend for Developer in Croydon

Developer
Salary Histogram in Croydon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Croydon over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Developer in Croydon

Developer
Job Locations in Croydon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Croydon region over the 6 months to 18 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coulsdon - 1 £50,000 -
Developer
South London

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, Developer 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 Croydon region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 44 (55.00%) Java
2 40 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (41.25%) JavaScript
4 27 (33.75%) Spring
5 26 (32.50%) SQL
6 21 (26.25%) .NET
6 21 (26.25%) HTML
6 21 (26.25%) MVC
7 20 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 20 (25.00%) AngularJS
8 19 (23.75%) Microservices
8 19 (23.75%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (23.75%) ASP.NET
8 19 (23.75%) CSS
8 19 (23.75%) Web Development
9 17 (21.25%) C#
10 16 (20.00%) Web Services
10 16 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 16 (20.00%) Scrum
11 15 (18.75%) Linux
11 15 (18.75%) MySQL
12 14 (17.50%) J2EE
12 14 (17.50%) TDD
12 14 (17.50%) jQuery
12 14 (17.50%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (17.50%) REST
13 13 (16.25%) Microsoft Azure
13 13 (16.25%) BDD
14 12 (15.00%) PHP
14 12 (15.00%) PostgreSQL

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (8.75%) CMS
2 6 (7.50%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.25%) Tomcat
4 4 (5.00%) Apache
4 4 (5.00%) Apache Spark
4 4 (5.00%) Confluence
5 2 (2.50%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.25%) JBoss
6 1 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) GIMP
1 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.25%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (13.75%) npm
3 4 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.50%) GitHub
4 2 (2.50%) Office 365
5 1 (1.25%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (1.25%) BrowserStack
5 1 (1.25%) Force.com
5 1 (1.25%) SaaS
5 1 (1.25%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.50%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.25%) DHCP
2 1 (1.25%) DNS
2 1 (1.25%) Firewall
2 1 (1.25%) SMS
2 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.25%) VPN
2 1 (1.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.75%) MySQL
2 12 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (13.75%) NoSQL
4 7 (8.75%) MongoDB
5 5 (6.25%) OrientDB
6 4 (5.00%) Big Data
6 4 (5.00%) Hadoop
6 4 (5.00%) HBase
6 4 (5.00%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.75%) SQL Server
8 2 (2.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.50%) DataStax
9 1 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.25%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (1.25%) Data Lake
9 1 (1.25%) MS Access
9 1 (1.25%) OLAP
9 1 (1.25%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 20 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 10 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 9 (11.25%) JUnit
4 7 (8.75%) Cucumber
4 7 (8.75%) Maven
5 6 (7.50%) DbUnit
5 6 (7.50%) jMock
5 6 (7.50%) Mockito
5 6 (7.50%) SonarQube
6 4 (5.00%) JIRA
7 3 (3.75%) IntelliJ
7 3 (3.75%) Selenium
8 2 (2.50%) FitNesse
8 2 (2.50%) Hudson
8 2 (2.50%) NUnit
9 1 (1.25%) Gradle
9 1 (1.25%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.25%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.25%) Subversion
9 1 (1.25%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (13.75%) Advertising
2 4 (5.00%) Finance
3 3 (3.75%) Marketing
4 2 (2.50%) Games
5 1 (1.25%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (33.75%) Spring
2 21 (26.25%) .NET
2 21 (26.25%) HTML
3 20 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 19 (23.75%) ASP.NET
4 19 (23.75%) CSS
5 16 (20.00%) Web Services
6 14 (17.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (17.50%) J2EE
6 14 (17.50%) jQuery
6 14 (17.50%) REST
7 12 (15.00%) Hibernate
7 12 (15.00%) KnockoutJS
7 12 (15.00%) Node.js
8 11 (13.75%) ASP.NET Core
8 11 (13.75%) ASP.NET Web API
8 11 (13.75%) Kendo UI
9 10 (12.50%) SOAP
10 9 (11.25%) CSS3
10 9 (11.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.75%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.25%) User Experience
3 3 (3.75%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.25%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.25%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.75%) Linux
2 6 (7.50%) Unix
3 5 (6.25%) Windows
4 4 (5.00%) Android
4 4 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (26.25%) MVC
3 19 (23.75%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (23.75%) Microservices
3 19 (23.75%) Web Development
4 16 (20.00%) Scrum
5 14 (17.50%) TDD
6 13 (16.25%) BDD
7 10 (12.50%) OO
8 8 (10.00%) Front End Development
8 8 (10.00%) Unit Testing
9 7 (8.75%) User Stories
10 6 (7.50%) DevOps
10 6 (7.50%) E-Commerce
10 6 (7.50%) Kanban
10 6 (7.50%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (7.50%) UML
11 5 (6.25%) SDLC
11 5 (6.25%) Software Engineering
11 5 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 44 (55.00%) Java
2 33 (41.25%) JavaScript
3 26 (32.50%) SQL
4 17 (21.25%) C#
5 12 (15.00%) PHP
5 12 (15.00%) TypeScript
6 8 (10.00%) T-SQL
7 5 (6.25%) Groovy
7 5 (6.25%) Scala
8 3 (3.75%) Apple Swift
9 2 (2.50%) Apex Code
9 2 (2.50%) Gremlin
9 2 (2.50%) Python
9 2 (2.50%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.25%) C++
10 1 (1.25%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (1.25%) PHP 5
10 1 (1.25%) PHP 7
10 1 (1.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (7.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) QA
2 2 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (5.00%) Docker
2 2 (2.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (2.50%) HDFS
3 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.50%) Ansible
2 2 (2.50%) Terraform
3 1 (1.25%) Ambari
3 1 (1.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.75%) Oracle
3 2 (2.50%) Hortonworks
3 2 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.25%) Google
4 1 (1.25%) Sitecore