Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Croydon during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

Software Engineer
South London > Croydon
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 58 53
Rank change year-on-year +16 -5 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 11 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Croydon 3.13% 0.68% 2.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.28% 0.69% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 15
Croydon median annual salary £50,000 £54,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.26% -0.91% +4.76%
10th Percentile £41,000 £50,350 £43,300
90th Percentile £60,750 £57,250 £62,500
South London median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% -18.18% +37.50%

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 335 434 383
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.44% 98.64% 98.21%
Number of salaries quoted 271 398 348
Croydon median annual salary £46,000 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.15% +7.78% +12.50%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £23,500
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 Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Croydon

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Croydon

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Croydon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Croydon over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Croydon

Software Engineer
Job Locations in Croydon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Croydon region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 - 3 £50,000 -
Software Engineer
South London

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (63.64%) C
3 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) Embedded C
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
4 3 (27.27%) .NET
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
4 3 (27.27%) CSS
4 3 (27.27%) XML
4 3 (27.27%) GSM
4 3 (27.27%) UMTS
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) C#
4 3 (27.27%) C++
4 3 (27.27%) HTML
4 3 (27.27%) Web Development
4 3 (27.27%) LTE
4 3 (27.27%) HTML5
4 3 (27.27%) CSS3
4 3 (27.27%) Portfolio Management
4 3 (27.27%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (18.18%) MISRA C
5 2 (18.18%) MISRA
5 2 (18.18%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Degree
5 2 (18.18%) Telecoms

Software Engineer 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) GSM
1 3 (27.27%) LTE
1 3 (27.27%) UMTS
2 1 (9.09%) 3GPP
2 1 (9.09%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
1 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
1 3 (27.27%) CSS
1 3 (27.27%) CSS3
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
1 3 (27.27%) HTML5
1 3 (27.27%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) Node.js
2 1 (9.09%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (27.27%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Portfolio Management
2 3 (27.27%) Web Development
3 2 (18.18%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (9.09%) Microservices
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) C
2 4 (36.36%) Embedded C
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) C++
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
4 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) MISRA
1 2 (18.18%) MISRA C
2 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft