The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 50 49 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 41.32% 34.51% 44.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 42.74% 34.51% 47.14%
Number of salaries quoted 49 45 55
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
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 Colchester 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
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
117 142 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 96.69% 100.00% 94.59%
Number of salaries quoted 108 134 113
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

Developer
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

Developer Salary Trend in Colchester

Developer
Salary Histogram in Colchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the Colchester region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Colchester

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Colchester region that cited 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 Developer in their job title.

1 113 (83.70%) JavaScript
2 110 (81.48%) HTML
3 89 (65.93%) .NET
4 88 (65.19%) C#
5 86 (63.70%) jQuery
6 82 (60.74%) CSS
7 68 (50.37%) VB.NET
8 63 (46.67%) User Experience
9 60 (44.44%) SQL Server
10 55 (40.74%) Relational Database
11 48 (35.56%) ASP.NET
12 38 (28.15%) MySQL
13 35 (25.93%) Oracle
14 32 (23.70%) Microsoft
15 31 (22.96%) SQL
15 31 (22.96%) MVC
16 27 (20.00%) Project Management
17 25 (18.52%) MS Excel
17 25 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
17 25 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
18 24 (17.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 23 (17.04%) Web Design
20 22 (16.30%) Responsive Web Design
21 21 (15.56%) TDD
22 19 (14.07%) Visual Studio
23 18 (13.33%) PHP
23 18 (13.33%) Git (software)
24 17 (12.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
25 14 (10.37%) HTML5
26 13 (9.63%) OOP

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Colchester region that cited 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (5.93%) JBoss
2 7 (5.19%) WebSphere
3 5 (3.70%) Node.js
4 4 (2.96%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.22%) WordPress
6 2 (1.48%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.74%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.74%) CMS
Applications
1 25 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.22%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.48%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.74%) FTP
1 1 (0.74%) Intranet
1 1 (0.74%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 55 (40.74%) Relational Database
3 38 (28.15%) MySQL
4 5 (3.70%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.70%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.96%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.48%) MS Access
6 2 (1.48%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.48%) SQLite
6 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 25 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (14.07%) Visual Studio
3 18 (13.33%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.70%) Ant
4 5 (3.70%) Maven
4 5 (3.70%) Grunt
5 2 (1.48%) Gradle
6 1 (0.74%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.74%) Eclipse RCP
6 1 (0.74%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (5.93%) Games
2 5 (3.70%) Automotive
3 4 (2.96%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (81.48%) HTML
2 89 (65.93%) .NET
3 86 (63.70%) jQuery
4 82 (60.74%) CSS
5 48 (35.56%) ASP.NET
6 24 (17.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 17 (12.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 14 (10.37%) HTML5
9 11 (8.15%) LAMP
10 10 (7.41%) Laravel
11 9 (6.67%) CSS3
12 8 (5.93%) AngularJS
13 7 (5.19%) .NET Framework
13 7 (5.19%) J2EE
14 6 (4.44%) JSON
15 5 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
15 5 (3.70%) HTML5 Canvas
15 5 (3.70%) Sass
15 5 (3.70%) Swing
16 4 (2.96%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 63 (46.67%) User Experience
2 8 (5.93%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.96%) Blog
3 4 (2.96%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.22%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.48%) iPhone
6 1 (0.74%) Social Media
6 1 (0.74%) Social Network
6 1 (0.74%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.74%) NHS
6 1 (0.74%) W3C
6 1 (0.74%) Clustering
6 1 (0.74%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.96%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.22%) Windows
2 3 (2.22%) Android
3 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.74%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.74%) Linux
3 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (22.96%) MVC
2 27 (20.00%) Project Management
3 25 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (17.04%) Web Design
5 22 (16.30%) Responsive Web Design
6 21 (15.56%) TDD
7 13 (9.63%) OOP
8 10 (7.41%) OO
9 9 (6.67%) Software Engineering
9 9 (6.67%) BDD
10 6 (4.44%) SDLC
11 5 (3.70%) Mobile First
11 5 (3.70%) E-Commerce
12 4 (2.96%) Web Development
13 3 (2.22%) Android Development
13 3 (2.22%) iOS Development
13 3 (2.22%) Open Source
14 2 (1.48%) Mobile Development
15 1 (0.74%) Unit Testing
15 1 (0.74%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 113 (83.70%) JavaScript
2 88 (65.19%) C#
3 68 (50.37%) VB.NET
4 31 (22.96%) SQL
5 18 (13.33%) PHP
6 12 (8.89%) Java
7 5 (3.70%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.22%) Perl
9 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.74%) VB
9 1 (0.74%) VBA
9 1 (0.74%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (7.41%) Degree
2 7 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 35 (25.93%) Oracle
2 32 (23.70%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.22%) Adobe
4 1 (0.74%) DevExpress
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