The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Croydon during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
London / Croydon
Rank 30 40 33
Rank change year-on-year +10 -7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 5 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Croydon 2.86% 1.19% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.92% 1.19% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 1
Median salary £45,000 £52,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% -30.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 171 252 154
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 97.71% 99.60% 98.09%
Number of salaries quoted 143 217 133
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 9 (75.00%) C#
1 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 7 (58.33%) MVC
4 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 5 (41.67%) Web Services
5 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
6 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 4 (33.33%) WCF
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 4 (33.33%) Java
6 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 4 (33.33%) RDBMS
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
6 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (33.33%) Time Management
7 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (25.00%) Front End Development
7 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (25.00%) OOP
7 3 (25.00%) OO
7 3 (25.00%) VBScript
7 3 (25.00%) VB.NET
7 3 (25.00%) CSS
7 3 (25.00%) TDD
8 2 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 (8.33%) Papyrus
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (16.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Exstream
1 1 (8.33%) StreamServe
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) GIS
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (41.67%) Web Services
4 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 4 (33.33%) WCF
5 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (25.00%) CSS
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (16.67%) HTML
6 2 (16.67%) HTML5
6 2 (16.67%) Node.js
6 2 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (16.67%) WinForms
6 2 (16.67%) XML
7 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
7 1 (8.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) MVC
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (33.33%) Time Management
4 3 (25.00%) Front End Development
4 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (25.00%) OO
4 3 (25.00%) OOP
4 3 (25.00%) TDD
4 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (16.67%) Open Source
6 1 (8.33%) BDD
6 1 (8.33%) Cross-Platform Development
6 1 (8.33%) Document Composition
6 1 (8.33%) Multithreaded Programming
6 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
6 1 (8.33%) SDLC
6 1 (8.33%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) C#
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (33.33%) Java
5 3 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 3 (25.00%) VBScript
6 2 (16.67%) Go
6 2 (16.67%) Scala
6 2 (16.67%) VBA
7 1 (8.33%) C++
7 1 (8.33%) VB
7 1 (8.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Adobe
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