The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Chelmsford region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 5 1
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 60 22 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 29.85% 29.73% 53.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 31.91% 32.35% 57.34%
Number of salaries quoted 57 19 82
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £40,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £43,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Job Titles Category
Chelmsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
188 68 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 93.53% 91.89% 94.08%
Number of salaries quoted 167 58 142
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +31.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,700 £31,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Developer
Essex

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 16 April 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Chelmsford

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 55 (43.65%) Java
2 43 (34.13%) C#
3 41 (32.54%) SQL
3 41 (32.54%) OO
4 40 (31.75%) Salesforce.com
4 40 (31.75%) .NET
5 36 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 23 (18.25%) Microsoft
7 22 (17.46%) MS Excel
7 22 (17.46%) C++
7 22 (17.46%) Finance
8 20 (15.87%) Web Services
9 19 (15.08%) J2EE
9 19 (15.08%) Apex Code
9 19 (15.08%) Visualforce
10 18 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 18 (14.29%) HTML
10 18 (14.29%) JavaScript
10 18 (14.29%) MVC
10 18 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 17 (13.49%) CSS
11 17 (13.49%) Degree
12 16 (12.70%) SharePoint
13 15 (11.90%) T-SQL
13 15 (11.90%) WinForms
13 15 (11.90%) SQL Server 2008
14 14 (11.11%) JPA
14 14 (11.11%) Spring
14 14 (11.11%) VB.NET
15 13 (10.32%) ASP.NET

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 16 (12.70%) SharePoint
2 10 (7.94%) IIS
3 3 (2.38%) WordPress
4 1 (0.79%) Apache
4 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.79%) Drupal
Applications
1 22 (17.46%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.52%) SaaS
2 7 (5.56%) Force.com
3 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 18 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 18 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (11.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (7.14%) MySQL
5 8 (6.35%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (4.76%) QlikView
7 6 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (3.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (3.97%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.59%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.79%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (7.94%) Visual Studio
2 8 (6.35%) NUnit
3 6 (4.76%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.97%) MSTest
4 5 (3.97%) Rhino Mocks
4 5 (3.97%) Moq
5 4 (3.17%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.38%) Mercurial
6 3 (2.38%) Subversion
6 3 (2.38%) JIRA
6 3 (2.38%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.38%) Bitbucket
General
1 22 (17.46%) Finance
2 4 (3.17%) Back Office
3 3 (2.38%) Marketing
4 2 (1.59%) Retail
4 2 (1.59%) Automotive
4 2 (1.59%) Legal
5 1 (0.79%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (31.75%) .NET
2 20 (15.87%) Web Services
3 19 (15.08%) J2EE
3 19 (15.08%) Visualforce
4 18 (14.29%) HTML
5 17 (13.49%) CSS
6 15 (11.90%) WinForms
7 14 (11.11%) Spring
7 14 (11.11%) JPA
8 13 (10.32%) ASP.NET
9 11 (8.73%) Struts
9 11 (8.73%) XML
10 10 (7.94%) WCF
11 9 (7.14%) jQuery
12 8 (6.35%) Spring MVC
13 7 (5.56%) Java SE
13 7 (5.56%) Ajax
13 7 (5.56%) EJB
13 7 (5.56%) Servlets
14 6 (4.76%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.94%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (6.35%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (3.97%) Social Network
4 4 (3.17%) Data Integration
4 4 (3.17%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.38%) Statistics
5 3 (2.38%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.59%) Social Media
7 1 (0.79%) Clustering
7 1 (0.79%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.76%) Windows
2 2 (1.59%) Linux
3 1 (0.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (32.54%) OO
2 18 (14.29%) MVC
3 12 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (8.73%) TDD
5 10 (7.94%) Web Development
5 10 (7.94%) Unit Testing
6 9 (7.14%) ETL
7 8 (6.35%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (5.56%) Kimball Methodology
9 5 (3.97%) Kanban
9 5 (3.97%) Configuration Management
9 5 (3.97%) DSDM
9 5 (3.97%) CRM
9 5 (3.97%) PRINCE2
9 5 (3.97%) UML
9 5 (3.97%) Data Modelling
9 5 (3.97%) Dependency Injection
9 5 (3.97%) MVVM
9 5 (3.97%) Scrum
9 5 (3.97%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 55 (43.65%) Java
2 43 (34.13%) C#
3 41 (32.54%) SQL
4 22 (17.46%) C++
5 19 (15.08%) Apex Code
6 18 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 15 (11.90%) T-SQL
8 14 (11.11%) VB.NET
9 9 (7.14%) PHP
10 5 (3.97%) C
11 4 (3.17%) PL/SQL
12 3 (2.38%) Ruby
13 2 (1.59%) Perl
14 1 (0.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (13.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.79%) SLA
1 1 (0.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.38%) Nagios
Vendors
1 40 (31.75%) Salesforce.com
2 23 (18.25%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.97%) Oracle
3 5 (3.97%) Facebook
3 5 (3.97%) Twitter
4 3 (2.38%) Google
4 3 (2.38%) Zend
4 3 (2.38%) DevExpress
5 2 (1.59%) Sybase
6 1 (0.79%) Adobe
6 1 (0.79%) Sun
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