The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 18 14 18
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 4 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 4.08% 8.57% 5.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.30% 8.82% 5.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 5
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Senior 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
93 102 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 94.90% 97.14% 96.97%
Number of salaries quoted 82 89 79
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

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

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Chelmsford

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

Senior Developer Salary Trend in Chelmsford

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Chelmsford region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title.

1 5 (55.56%) Java
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) Spring
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Java SE
2 3 (33.33%) JPA
2 3 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) Struts
3 2 (22.22%) Sybase
3 2 (22.22%) XML
3 2 (22.22%) C++
3 2 (22.22%) JBoss
3 2 (22.22%) C
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 2 (22.22%) Spring MVC
3 2 (22.22%) WCF
3 2 (22.22%) Java EE
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Subversion
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) WinForms
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
4 1 (11.11%) QlikView

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Chelmsford region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (11.11%) QlikView
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Spring
1 3 (33.33%) Java SE
1 3 (33.33%) JPA
1 3 (33.33%) Struts
2 2 (22.22%) XML
2 2 (22.22%) Spring MVC
2 2 (22.22%) WCF
2 2 (22.22%) Java EE
3 1 (11.11%) WinForms
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Compact Framework
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) XSL
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) MVC
1 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) DSDM
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 1 (11.11%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) C++
3 2 (22.22%) C
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Sybase
1 2 (22.22%) JBoss
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle