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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 69 60 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 43.95% 49.59% 15.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 46.00% 53.57% 17.02%
Number of salaries quoted 59 59 7
Average salary £40,000 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.89% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £31,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
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
150 112 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 95.54% 92.56% 90.38%
Number of salaries quoted 135 102 42
Average salary £40,000 £45,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.56% +7.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £32,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £69,100 £55,250
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 January 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Chelmsford

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 58 (53.70%) SQL
2 50 (46.30%) MVC
3 45 (41.67%) C#
3 45 (41.67%) .NET
4 44 (40.74%) ASP.NET
5 41 (37.96%) Java
6 36 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 36 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 35 (32.41%) WinForms
7 35 (32.41%) Microsoft
8 34 (31.48%) WPF
9 33 (30.56%) T-SQL
9 33 (30.56%) Razor View Engine
10 32 (29.63%) VB.NET
11 29 (26.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 24 (22.22%) XML
12 24 (22.22%) LINQ
12 24 (22.22%) JSON
13 21 (19.44%) JavaScript
14 20 (18.52%) Struts
15 19 (17.59%) Spring
15 19 (17.59%) JPA
16 18 (16.67%) CSS
17 16 (14.81%) J2EE
17 16 (14.81%) Software Engineering
18 15 (13.89%) Unit Testing
18 15 (13.89%) jQuery
19 14 (12.96%) HTML
20 13 (12.04%) C
20 13 (12.04%) SQL Server

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 13 (12.04%) JBoss
2 3 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (4.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.04%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.63%) Internet
3 3 (2.78%) Intranet
4 1 (0.93%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.04%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (2.78%) SQL CLR
4 2 (1.85%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 13 (12.04%) LabVIEW
2 5 (4.63%) NUnit
2 5 (4.63%) MSTest
2 5 (4.63%) Rhino Mocks
2 5 (4.63%) Moq
2 5 (4.63%) JUnit
3 4 (3.70%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.70%) Subversion
4 2 (1.85%) Mockito
4 2 (1.85%) jMock
5 1 (0.93%) Xcode
General
1 5 (4.63%) Local Government
2 4 (3.70%) Automotive
2 4 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.78%) Finance
4 2 (1.85%) Law
4 2 (1.85%) Legal
5 1 (0.93%) Retail
5 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (41.67%) .NET
2 44 (40.74%) ASP.NET
3 36 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 36 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 35 (32.41%) WinForms
5 34 (31.48%) WPF
6 33 (30.56%) Razor View Engine
7 29 (26.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 24 (22.22%) XML
8 24 (22.22%) LINQ
8 24 (22.22%) JSON
9 20 (18.52%) Struts
10 19 (17.59%) Spring
10 19 (17.59%) JPA
11 18 (16.67%) CSS
12 16 (14.81%) J2EE
13 15 (13.89%) jQuery
14 14 (12.96%) HTML
15 13 (12.04%) Spring MVC
16 12 (11.11%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 7 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.63%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (3.70%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.78%) Open Source
6 2 (1.85%) GIS
6 2 (1.85%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.26%) Windows
2 3 (2.78%) Linux
3 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (46.30%) MVC
2 16 (14.81%) Software Engineering
3 15 (13.89%) Unit Testing
4 13 (12.04%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (10.19%) OO
5 11 (10.19%) TDD
6 8 (7.41%) Web Application Development
7 5 (4.63%) Web Development
7 5 (4.63%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (4.63%) Kanban
7 5 (4.63%) Dependency Injection
7 5 (4.63%) MVVM
7 5 (4.63%) Scrum
8 4 (3.70%) OOP
9 3 (2.78%) OpenUP
9 3 (2.78%) Risk Management
9 3 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (2.78%) E-Commerce
9 3 (2.78%) Mobile Application Development
9 3 (2.78%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 58 (53.70%) SQL
2 45 (41.67%) C#
3 41 (37.96%) Java
4 33 (30.56%) T-SQL
5 32 (29.63%) VB.NET
6 21 (19.44%) JavaScript
7 13 (12.04%) C
8 2 (1.85%) PHP
8 2 (1.85%) VB
9 1 (0.93%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.93%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.93%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.93%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (12.04%) Degree
Vendors
1 35 (32.41%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.78%) Business Objects
3 2 (1.85%) Tableau
3 2 (1.85%) Twitter
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