The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Chelmsford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 48 61 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 36.92% 31.12% 29.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 37.80% 33.52% 31.25%
Number of salaries quoted 43 58 17
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Developer
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chelmsford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Chelmsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
127 182 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 97.69% 92.86% 94.12%
Number of salaries quoted 119 162 51
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £48,972
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,000 £39,105
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Chelmsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

Developer
Salary Trend in Chelmsford

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

Developer Salary Trend in Chelmsford

Developer
Salary Histogram in Chelmsford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the Chelmsford region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Chelmsford

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Chelmsford region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title.

1 65 (55.56%) SQL
2 62 (52.99%) MVC
3 52 (44.44%) C#
3 52 (44.44%) .NET
4 49 (41.88%) ASP.NET
5 46 (39.32%) ASP.NET MVC
6 44 (37.61%) Java
7 42 (35.90%) Microsoft
8 34 (29.06%) .NET Framework
9 32 (27.35%) WinForms
10 31 (26.50%) WPF
10 31 (26.50%) Razor View Engine
11 30 (25.64%) T-SQL
11 30 (25.64%) VB.NET
12 27 (23.08%) Entity Framework
13 26 (22.22%) Struts
13 26 (22.22%) Unit Testing
14 25 (21.37%) Spring
14 25 (21.37%) JavaScript
15 24 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
15 24 (20.51%) Degree
16 23 (19.66%) JPA
16 23 (19.66%) HTML
16 23 (19.66%) SQL Server
17 22 (18.80%) XML
17 22 (18.80%) CSS
17 22 (18.80%) LINQ
17 22 (18.80%) JSON
18 19 (16.24%) Windows
18 19 (16.24%) jQuery

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Chelmsford region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (10.26%) SharePoint
2 10 (8.55%) JBoss
3 9 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
3 9 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (8.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.56%) Intranet
2 3 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (19.66%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.84%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (5.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.42%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (2.56%) SQL CLR
5 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.71%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (11.11%) LabVIEW
1 13 (11.11%) Moq
2 8 (6.84%) SpecFlow
2 8 (6.84%) Jenkins
2 8 (6.84%) Octopus Deploy
2 8 (6.84%) Selenium
3 5 (4.27%) NUnit
3 5 (4.27%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (4.27%) MSTest
3 5 (4.27%) Rhino Mocks
4 4 (3.42%) JUnit
5 2 (1.71%) Subversion
5 2 (1.71%) jMock
5 2 (1.71%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.71%) Mockito
6 1 (0.85%) Xcode
General
1 4 (3.42%) Telecoms
1 4 (3.42%) Automotive
2 3 (2.56%) Finance
2 3 (2.56%) Local Government
3 2 (1.71%) Marketing
4 1 (0.85%) Law
4 1 (0.85%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (44.44%) .NET
2 49 (41.88%) ASP.NET
3 46 (39.32%) ASP.NET MVC
4 34 (29.06%) .NET Framework
5 32 (27.35%) WinForms
6 31 (26.50%) Razor View Engine
6 31 (26.50%) WPF
7 27 (23.08%) Entity Framework
8 26 (22.22%) Struts
9 25 (21.37%) Spring
10 23 (19.66%) JPA
10 23 (19.66%) HTML
11 22 (18.80%) LINQ
11 22 (18.80%) JSON
11 22 (18.80%) XML
11 22 (18.80%) CSS
12 19 (16.24%) jQuery
13 18 (15.38%) Spring MVC
14 17 (14.53%) J2EE
15 16 (13.68%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.40%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.27%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (3.42%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.56%) Open Source
6 1 (0.85%) GIS
6 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.24%) Windows
2 3 (2.56%) Linux
3 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (52.99%) MVC
2 26 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 24 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (14.53%) Software Engineering
5 13 (11.11%) TDD
6 9 (7.69%) DSDM
6 9 (7.69%) Waterfall
7 8 (6.84%) Web Application Development
7 8 (6.84%) OO
8 6 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (5.13%) Scrum
8 6 (5.13%) Change Control
9 5 (4.27%) Kanban
9 5 (4.27%) Dependency Injection
9 5 (4.27%) MVVM
9 5 (4.27%) Web Development
10 4 (3.42%) OOP
10 4 (3.42%) Mentoring
11 3 (2.56%) Mobile Application Development
11 3 (2.56%) OpenUP
Programming Languages
1 65 (55.56%) SQL
2 52 (44.44%) C#
3 44 (37.61%) Java
4 30 (25.64%) VB.NET
4 30 (25.64%) T-SQL
5 25 (21.37%) JavaScript
6 13 (11.11%) C
7 8 (6.84%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.56%) PHP
9 1 (0.85%) C++
9 1 (0.85%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.85%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.85%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (20.51%) Degree
Vendors
1 42 (35.90%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.84%) Sitecore
3 4 (3.42%) Business Objects
4 2 (1.71%) Tableau
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