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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 18 16 27
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 5 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 5.10% 7.00% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.38% 7.29% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 1
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -21.05%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
93 96 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 94.90% 96.00% 97.96%
Number of salaries quoted 82 84 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 £22,700
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%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 11 (84.62%) C#
2 9 (69.23%) .NET
2 9 (69.23%) XML
3 7 (53.85%) SQL
3 7 (53.85%) .NET Framework
4 5 (38.46%) JSON
4 5 (38.46%) T-SQL
4 5 (38.46%) VB.NET
4 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
4 5 (38.46%) OO
5 4 (30.77%) XSL
5 4 (30.77%) MVC
5 4 (30.77%) WinForms
5 4 (30.77%) WPF
6 3 (23.08%) LINQ
6 3 (23.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (23.08%) Degree
6 3 (23.08%) OOD
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 2 (15.38%) CSS
7 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
7 2 (15.38%) HTML
7 2 (15.38%) Sybase
7 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
7 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
7 2 (15.38%) Ajax
7 2 (15.38%) Subversion
7 2 (15.38%) Razor View Engine
7 2 (15.38%) .NET Compact Framework
7 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 (7.69%) WebLogic
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
1 1 (7.69%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
1 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
1 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) Maven
2 1 (7.69%) Gradle
2 1 (7.69%) Ant
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) .NET
1 9 (69.23%) XML
2 7 (53.85%) .NET Framework
3 5 (38.46%) JSON
3 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
4 4 (30.77%) XSL
4 4 (30.77%) WPF
4 4 (30.77%) WinForms
5 3 (23.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (23.08%) LINQ
6 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (15.38%) Razor View Engine
6 2 (15.38%) .NET Compact Framework
6 2 (15.38%) Ajax
6 2 (15.38%) CSS
6 2 (15.38%) HTML
7 1 (7.69%) J2EE
7 1 (7.69%) JMS
7 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
7 1 (7.69%) .NET Remoting
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) OO
2 4 (30.77%) MVC
3 3 (23.08%) OOD
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) OOP
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) T-SQL
3 5 (38.46%) VB.NET
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) Perl
5 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 1 (7.69%) C++
5 1 (7.69%) Java
5 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Sybase
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) JBoss
2 1 (7.69%) Cognos