Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £45,750 in advertised job vacancies in Croydon during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

Software Developer
South London > Croydon
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 46 35
Rank change year-on-year +4 -11 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 12 16 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Croydon 3.43% 3.68% 6.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.59% 3.73% 6.99%
Number of salaries quoted 12 16 43
Croydon median annual salary £45,750 £51,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.73% +7.89% -13.64%
10th Percentile £37,500 £41,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,750 £53,250
South London median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -10.53% +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 334 429 386
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.43% 98.62% 98.22%
Number of salaries quoted 269 392 352
Croydon median annual salary £46,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +6.67% +10.43%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,250 £60,000
South London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

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

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
Salary Histogram in Croydon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Croydon over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Croydon

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 11 (91.67%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) MVC
3 7 (58.33%) C#
3 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
4 6 (50.00%) SQL
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (41.67%) Entity Framework
5 5 (41.67%) Node.js
5 5 (41.67%) KnockoutJS
5 5 (41.67%) .NET Framework
5 5 (41.67%) Degree
5 5 (41.67%) WCF
5 5 (41.67%) Integration Testing
5 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
5 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
5 5 (41.67%) Kendo UI
5 5 (41.67%) User Stories
5 5 (41.67%) TypeScript
5 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET Core
5 5 (41.67%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (41.67%) npm
5 5 (41.67%) T-SQL
5 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
5 5 (41.67%) VB.NET
5 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering

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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (41.67%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DHCP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) .NET
2 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
3 5 (41.67%) .NET Framework
3 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
3 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET Core
3 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (41.67%) Entity Framework
3 5 (41.67%) Kendo UI
3 5 (41.67%) KnockoutJS
3 5 (41.67%) Node.js
3 5 (41.67%) WCF
4 4 (33.33%) WPF
5 2 (16.67%) HTML
6 1 (8.33%) J2EE
6 1 (8.33%) J2ME
6 1 (8.33%) J2SE
6 1 (8.33%) Spring
6 1 (8.33%) WinForms
6 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (33.33%) Fintech
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) MVC
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Integration Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
2 5 (41.67%) User Stories
3 4 (33.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) Front End Development
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C#
1 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) T-SQL
3 5 (41.67%) TypeScript
3 5 (41.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) Scala
4 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
2 4 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft