The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Croydon during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Software Developer
London / Croydon
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 31 30
Rank change year-on-year +18 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 27 14 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Croydon 14.36% 5.69% 6.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.59% 5.81% 6.19%
Number of salaries quoted 13 14 12
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +52.17%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Croydon. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Croydon
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 185 241 194
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 98.40% 97.97% 99.49%
Number of salaries quoted 141 223 173
Median salary £50,000 £42,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.04% +13.51%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Croydon that featured Software Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Croydon

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

Salary trend for Software Developer in Croydon

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 21 (65.63%) JavaScript
2 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (53.13%) TDD
3 16 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 16 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 16 (50.00%) Java
3 16 (50.00%) GIS
3 16 (50.00%) Scala
3 16 (50.00%) Open Source
3 16 (50.00%) Node.js
3 16 (50.00%) Go
3 16 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 15 (46.88%) C#
4 15 (46.88%) .NET
5 13 (40.63%) WCF
5 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
5 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
6 12 (37.50%) VB.NET
6 12 (37.50%) Degree
6 12 (37.50%) Integration Testing
7 10 (31.25%) Secure Coding
8 8 (25.00%) Migration
8 8 (25.00%) Finance
8 8 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 8 (25.00%) WPF
8 8 (25.00%) Computer Science
8 8 (25.00%) Fintech
8 8 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
8 8 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree

Software 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 1 (3.13%) Papyrus
1 1 (3.13%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Exstream
1 1 (3.13%) StreamServe
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (50.00%) GIS
2 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Games
2 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (50.00%) Node.js
2 15 (46.88%) .NET
3 13 (40.63%) WCF
4 8 (25.00%) WPF
5 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET
6 4 (12.50%) HTML
6 4 (12.50%) WinForms
6 4 (12.50%) XML
7 2 (6.25%) Web Services
8 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
8 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (3.13%) Entity Framework
8 1 (3.13%) LAMP
8 1 (3.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 8 (25.00%) Fintech
1 8 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (53.13%) TDD
2 16 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 16 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (50.00%) Open Source
3 12 (37.50%) Integration Testing
4 10 (31.25%) Secure Coding
5 8 (25.00%) Migration
5 8 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 7 (21.88%) MVC
7 4 (12.50%) CRM
7 4 (12.50%) Web Development
8 1 (3.13%) BDD
8 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.13%) Document Composition
8 1 (3.13%) OO
8 1 (3.13%) OO PHP
8 1 (3.13%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (65.63%) JavaScript
2 16 (50.00%) Go
2 16 (50.00%) Java
2 16 (50.00%) Scala
3 15 (46.88%) C#
4 12 (37.50%) VB.NET
5 5 (15.63%) VB
6 2 (6.25%) SQL
7 1 (3.13%) PHP
7 1 (3.13%) VB6
Qualifications
1 16 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 16 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (37.50%) Degree
3 8 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
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Michael Page Technology
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