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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 43 73 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 33.86% 45.63% 44.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 34.96% 47.40% 44.34%
Number of salaries quoted 38 63 85
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,450 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
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
123 154 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 96.85% 96.25% 99.53%
Number of salaries quoted 109 126 169
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,000 £48,150
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Colchester

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 54 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 36 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 35 (35.35%) HTML
4 34 (34.34%) Java
4 34 (34.34%) SQL
4 34 (34.34%) .NET
5 33 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 32 (32.32%) C#
6 32 (32.32%) CSS
6 32 (32.32%) Oracle
7 31 (31.31%) JBoss
7 31 (31.31%) PL/SQL
8 30 (30.30%) WebSphere
9 29 (29.29%) Maven
9 29 (29.29%) Hibernate
9 29 (29.29%) Ant
9 29 (29.29%) WebLogic
9 29 (29.29%) Data Mining
9 29 (29.29%) JMS
9 29 (29.29%) NoSQL
9 29 (29.29%) Gradle
10 28 (28.28%) GlassFish
10 28 (28.28%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (27.27%) Relational Database
12 24 (24.24%) RDBMS
12 24 (24.24%) J2EE
13 23 (23.23%) VB.NET
14 22 (22.22%) Degree
14 22 (22.22%) WPF
15 21 (21.21%) E-Commerce

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 30 (30.30%) WebSphere
2 29 (29.29%) WebLogic
3 28 (28.28%) GlassFish
4 4 (4.04%) Umbraco
4 4 (4.04%) CMS
5 2 (2.02%) Joomla!
5 2 (2.02%) Drupal
6 1 (1.01%) Node.js
Applications
1 11 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.04%) Photoshop
2 4 (4.04%) MS Office
3 2 (2.02%) GIMP
4 1 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (6.06%) Magento
2 3 (3.03%) Sage 200
3 1 (1.01%) Pegasus Opera
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.02%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 29 (29.29%) Data Mining
2 29 (29.29%) NoSQL
3 27 (27.27%) Relational Database
4 24 (24.24%) RDBMS
5 14 (14.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (10.10%) Oracle Database
7 9 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (3.03%) MySQL
9 1 (1.01%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 29 (29.29%) Ant
1 29 (29.29%) Maven
1 29 (29.29%) Gradle
2 15 (15.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (15.15%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.04%) Subversion
3 4 (4.04%) JUnit
4 2 (2.02%) ReSharper
4 2 (2.02%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (17.17%) Automotive
2 5 (5.05%) Games
2 5 (5.05%) Marketing
2 5 (5.05%) Finance
3 4 (4.04%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (35.35%) HTML
2 34 (34.34%) .NET
3 32 (32.32%) CSS
4 29 (29.29%) JMS
4 29 (29.29%) Hibernate
5 24 (24.24%) J2EE
6 22 (22.22%) WPF
7 20 (20.20%) Web Services
8 19 (19.19%) ASP.NET
9 15 (15.15%) Ajax
10 14 (14.14%) WinForms
11 13 (13.13%) Swing
12 12 (12.12%) WCF
12 12 (12.12%) jQuery
13 11 (11.11%) Silverlight
14 10 (10.10%) Spring
15 8 (8.08%) Java EE
16 7 (7.07%) HTML5
16 7 (7.07%) CSS3
17 5 (5.05%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.17%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.08%) Open Source
2 8 (8.08%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.05%) Client/Server
3 5 (5.05%) N-Tier
4 4 (4.04%) Online Games
5 3 (3.03%) CUDA
5 3 (3.03%) Kindle
6 2 (2.02%) User Experience
7 1 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.01%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.01%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.13%) Android
2 12 (12.12%) Apple iOS
3 11 (11.11%) Windows
4 4 (4.04%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.02%) Linux
6 1 (1.01%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (28.28%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (21.21%) E-Commerce
3 20 (20.20%) OO
4 19 (19.19%) OOP
5 16 (16.16%) Software Engineering
6 15 (15.15%) Project Management
7 13 (13.13%) MVC
8 9 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (6.06%) Requirements Analysis
10 5 (5.05%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (5.05%) Android Development
11 4 (4.04%) iOS Development
11 4 (4.04%) Image Processing
11 4 (4.04%) Web Development
11 4 (4.04%) Unit Testing
11 4 (4.04%) Multithreading
12 3 (3.03%) MVVM
12 3 (3.03%) Change Control
12 3 (3.03%) Mobile Application Development
13 2 (2.02%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 34 (34.34%) Java
1 34 (34.34%) SQL
2 33 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 32 (32.32%) C#
4 31 (31.31%) PL/SQL
5 23 (23.23%) VB.NET
6 13 (13.13%) PHP
7 5 (5.05%) C++
8 4 (4.04%) Perl
8 4 (4.04%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.03%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 2 (2.02%) Python
10 2 (2.02%) Objective-C
10 2 (2.02%) VB
11 1 (1.01%) C
11 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.01%) XAML
Qualifications
1 22 (22.22%) Degree
2 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.02%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.01%) MCP
4 1 (1.01%) MCAD
4 1 (1.01%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.05%) QA
2 3 (3.03%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.01%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (1.01%) Puppet
Vendors
1 36 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 32 (32.32%) Oracle
3 31 (31.31%) JBoss
4 6 (6.06%) DevExpress
5 5 (5.05%) Google
6 4 (4.04%) Adobe
7 3 (3.03%) Sage
8 1 (1.01%) Pegasus
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