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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 5 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 27 81 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 18.37% 47.09% 32.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.88% 48.80% 32.76%
Number of salaries quoted 22 71 49
Average salary £41,250 £33,361 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.64% -11.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £40,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
143 166 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 97.28% 96.51% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 123 134 137
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 October 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Colchester

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 48 (55.17%) SQL Server
2 35 (40.23%) Microsoft
3 34 (39.08%) SQL
4 33 (37.93%) .NET
5 31 (35.63%) C#
6 30 (34.48%) Java
7 28 (32.18%) Oracle
8 24 (27.59%) PL/SQL
8 24 (27.59%) JBoss
9 23 (26.44%) HTML
9 23 (26.44%) VB.NET
9 23 (26.44%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (26.44%) WebSphere
10 22 (25.29%) Maven
10 22 (25.29%) Hibernate
10 22 (25.29%) WebLogic
10 22 (25.29%) JavaScript
10 22 (25.29%) Ant
10 22 (25.29%) Data Mining
10 22 (25.29%) JMS
10 22 (25.29%) GlassFish
10 22 (25.29%) NoSQL
10 22 (25.29%) Gradle
11 21 (24.14%) CSS
11 21 (24.14%) Web Services
12 20 (22.99%) RDBMS
12 20 (22.99%) Relational Database
13 19 (21.84%) WPF
14 18 (20.69%) OO
15 17 (19.54%) E-Commerce

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 24 (27.59%) JBoss
2 23 (26.44%) WebSphere
3 22 (25.29%) GlassFish
3 22 (25.29%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.30%) CMS
4 2 (2.30%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.15%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.45%) MS Office
3 2 (2.30%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (8.05%) Magento
2 4 (4.60%) Sage 200
3 2 (2.30%) Pegasus Opera
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.30%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (55.17%) SQL Server
2 22 (25.29%) Data Mining
2 22 (25.29%) NoSQL
3 20 (22.99%) RDBMS
3 20 (22.99%) Relational Database
4 12 (13.79%) Oracle Database
4 12 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (10.34%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.30%) MySQL
7 1 (1.15%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 22 (25.29%) Ant
1 22 (25.29%) Maven
1 22 (25.29%) Gradle
2 16 (18.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (14.94%) Visual Studio
4 4 (4.60%) JUnit
5 3 (3.45%) Subversion
6 2 (2.30%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.15%) ReSharper
General
1 11 (12.64%) Automotive
2 4 (4.60%) Games
2 4 (4.60%) Marketing
2 4 (4.60%) Finance
3 3 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (37.93%) .NET
2 23 (26.44%) HTML
3 22 (25.29%) Hibernate
3 22 (25.29%) JMS
4 21 (24.14%) Web Services
4 21 (24.14%) CSS
5 19 (21.84%) WPF
6 17 (19.54%) J2EE
6 17 (19.54%) ASP.NET
7 12 (13.79%) WinForms
7 12 (13.79%) WCF
8 11 (12.64%) Silverlight
9 9 (10.34%) Spring
9 9 (10.34%) Ajax
9 9 (10.34%) Swing
10 8 (9.20%) jQuery
10 8 (9.20%) Java EE
11 5 (5.75%) Java SE
11 5 (5.75%) HTML5
11 5 (5.75%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.94%) Computer Science
2 10 (11.49%) Open Source
3 6 (6.90%) Mobile App
4 5 (5.75%) N-Tier
5 3 (3.45%) Online Games
5 3 (3.45%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.45%) Kindle
6 2 (2.30%) CUDA
7 1 (1.15%) iPhone
7 1 (1.15%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.15%) Physics
7 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.09%) Android
2 13 (14.94%) Apple iOS
3 8 (9.20%) Windows
4 3 (3.45%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.30%) Linux
6 1 (1.15%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.44%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (20.69%) OO
3 17 (19.54%) E-Commerce
4 16 (18.39%) OOP
5 13 (14.94%) Software Engineering
6 12 (13.79%) MVC
7 11 (12.64%) Project Management
8 8 (9.20%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (6.90%) Requirements Analysis
10 5 (5.75%) Android Development
11 4 (4.60%) iOS Development
11 4 (4.60%) Unit Testing
12 3 (3.45%) Multithreading
12 3 (3.45%) Image Processing
12 3 (3.45%) Change Control
12 3 (3.45%) Responsive Web Design
12 3 (3.45%) Web Development
13 2 (2.30%) Performance Tuning
13 2 (2.30%) MVVM
13 2 (2.30%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 34 (39.08%) SQL
2 31 (35.63%) C#
3 30 (34.48%) Java
4 24 (27.59%) PL/SQL
5 23 (26.44%) VB.NET
6 22 (25.29%) JavaScript
7 11 (12.64%) PHP
8 4 (4.60%) C++
8 4 (4.60%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 3 (3.45%) Perl
9 3 (3.45%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.45%) VB
10 2 (2.30%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.15%) XAML
11 1 (1.15%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (19.54%) Degree
2 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.30%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.15%) MCP
4 1 (1.15%) MCAD
4 1 (1.15%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.15%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (1.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (40.23%) Microsoft
2 28 (32.18%) Oracle
3 6 (6.90%) DevExpress
4 4 (4.60%) Sage
5 3 (3.45%) Google
6 2 (2.30%) Pegasus
Colchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 15 days ago
Colchester, Essex, United Kingdom
University of Essex
Salary: £28,695 - £37,394 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago