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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 24 22 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 7 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 4.90% 5.81% 3.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.07% 6.12% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 2
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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
138 147 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 96.50% 94.84% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 125 133 53
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +28.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £71,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Chelmsford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Chelmsford region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Chelmsford

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 8 (72.73%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) JBoss
2 5 (45.45%) Java EE
3 3 (27.27%) Spring
3 3 (27.27%) JPA
3 3 (27.27%) Struts
4 2 (18.18%) .NET
4 2 (18.18%) J2EE
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
4 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Web Development
4 2 (18.18%) PHP
5 1 (9.09%) jQuery
5 1 (9.09%) Xcode
5 1 (9.09%) Subversion
5 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
5 1 (9.09%) User Experience
5 1 (9.09%) Automotive
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Change Control
5 1 (9.09%) iOS Development
5 1 (9.09%) Line Management
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 1 (9.09%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (9.09%) MVC

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (45.45%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Xcode
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 1 (9.09%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Java EE
2 3 (27.27%) Spring
2 3 (27.27%) JPA
2 3 (27.27%) Struts
3 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 2 (18.18%) J2EE
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
4 1 (9.09%) Java SE
4 1 (9.09%) jQuery
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (9.09%) iOS SDK
4 1 (9.09%) Cocoa Touch
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Compact Framework
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 1 (9.09%) CSS
4 1 (9.09%) XML
4 1 (9.09%) XSL
4 1 (9.09%) Cocoa
4 1 (9.09%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
1 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Web Development
1 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
2 1 (9.09%) MVC
2 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
2 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Change Control
2 1 (9.09%) iOS Development
2 1 (9.09%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) PHP
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
4 1 (9.09%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Sybase