The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Chelmsford region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 26 13 30
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 6 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 2.99% 11.76% 4.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.14% 12.50% 4.79%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 7
Average salary £28,750 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.12% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £40,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
Chelmsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
191 64 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 95.02% 94.12% 93.59%
Number of salaries quoted 171 54 145
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +31.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,700 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Software Developer
Essex

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 23 April 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Chelmsford

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 10 (76.92%) Java
1 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 9 (69.23%) .NET
2 9 (69.23%) C#
2 9 (69.23%) Web Services
3 7 (53.85%) Visual Studio
3 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
3 7 (53.85%) VB.NET
3 7 (53.85%) IIS
3 7 (53.85%) SharePoint
3 7 (53.85%) WinForms
3 7 (53.85%) Web Development
4 4 (30.77%) XML
5 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
6 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
6 2 (15.38%) Degree
6 2 (15.38%) jQuery
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (15.38%) OOD
6 2 (15.38%) Eclipse
6 2 (15.38%) XSL
6 2 (15.38%) XSLT
6 2 (15.38%) OO
6 2 (15.38%) SOAP
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
6 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
7 1 (7.69%) Perl
7 1 (7.69%) C++
7 1 (7.69%) Struts

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 7 (53.85%) IIS
1 7 (53.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Visual Studio
2 2 (15.38%) Eclipse
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) .NET
1 9 (69.23%) Web Services
2 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
2 7 (53.85%) WinForms
3 4 (30.77%) XML
4 2 (15.38%) XSL
4 2 (15.38%) XSLT
4 2 (15.38%) SOAP
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
4 2 (15.38%) jQuery
5 1 (7.69%) JPA
5 1 (7.69%) Java SE
5 1 (7.69%) Spring MVC
5 1 (7.69%) Spring
5 1 (7.69%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Web Development
2 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) OO
3 2 (15.38%) OOD
4 1 (7.69%) MVC
4 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) Java
1 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 9 (69.23%) C#
3 7 (53.85%) VB.NET
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) Perl
5 1 (7.69%) C++
5 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree