The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 24 26 15
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 4 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 3.08% 4.23% 7.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.17% 4.57% 7.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 5
Average salary £40,000 £27,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -31.25%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Software 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
126 175 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 96.92% 92.59% 94.12%
Number of salaries quoted 118 155 51
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £48,972
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -13.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,350 £21,000 £39,105
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Chelmsford

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in Chelmsford

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Chelmsford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Chelmsford region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Chelmsford

Software Developer
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Chelmsford region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 21 (100.00%) C#
1 21 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (95.24%) MVC
2 20 (95.24%) WinForms
2 20 (95.24%) XML
2 20 (95.24%) Microsoft
2 20 (95.24%) ASP.NET
2 20 (95.24%) SQL
2 20 (95.24%) T-SQL
2 20 (95.24%) .NET Framework
2 20 (95.24%) JSON
2 20 (95.24%) WPF
2 20 (95.24%) LINQ
2 20 (95.24%) ASP.NET MVC
2 20 (95.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 20 (95.24%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (4.76%) Office 365
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.76%) HTML
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) CSS
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Chelmsford region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (95.24%) ASP.NET
2 20 (95.24%) XML
2 20 (95.24%) WinForms
2 20 (95.24%) .NET Framework
2 20 (95.24%) JSON
2 20 (95.24%) WPF
2 20 (95.24%) LINQ
2 20 (95.24%) ASP.NET MVC
2 20 (95.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 20 (95.24%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (4.76%) CSS
3 1 (4.76%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) C#
1 21 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 20 (95.24%) SQL
2 20 (95.24%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) Microsoft