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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 49 54 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 29.70% 33.54% 40.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 31.61% 33.96% 40.65%
Number of salaries quoted 42 50 47
Average salary £28,500 £45,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.66% +40.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,250 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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
155 159 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 93.94% 98.76% 98.40%
Number of salaries quoted 142 139 109
Average salary £28,500 £45,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.66% +40.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £54,000 £50,000
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 27 February 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Colchester

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 43 (65.15%) C#
2 42 (63.64%) .NET
2 42 (63.64%) SQL Server
3 38 (57.58%) HTML
4 35 (53.03%) JavaScript
5 31 (46.97%) ASP.NET
6 27 (40.91%) CSS
7 22 (33.33%) SQL
8 21 (31.82%) MVC
8 21 (31.82%) HTML5
9 19 (28.79%) XML
10 16 (24.24%) jQuery
11 15 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (22.73%) Software Engineering
11 15 (22.73%) VB.NET
12 14 (21.21%) .NET Framework
12 14 (21.21%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 13 (19.70%) Microsoft
14 12 (18.18%) Oracle
15 11 (16.67%) Visual Studio
15 11 (16.67%) Web Development
15 11 (16.67%) Relational Database
16 10 (15.15%) User Experience
16 10 (15.15%) MS Excel
17 9 (13.64%) Java
18 8 (12.12%) Oracle Database
19 6 (9.09%) Finance
19 6 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
19 6 (9.09%) Open Source
19 6 (9.09%) Web Services

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 4 (6.06%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.55%) JBoss
2 3 (4.55%) WordPress
3 2 (3.03%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.03%) GlassFish
Applications
1 10 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.55%) InDesign
2 3 (4.55%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Magento
2 2 (3.03%) Pegasus Opera
3 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.52%) Sage 200
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 8 (12.12%) Oracle Database
4 6 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (6.06%) MySQL
5 4 (6.06%) RDBMS
6 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.03%) NoSQL
7 2 (3.03%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.52%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 11 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.03%) PROIV
3 2 (3.03%) Maven
3 2 (3.03%) Ant
3 2 (3.03%) JUnit
3 2 (3.03%) Gradle
4 1 (1.52%) Subversion
4 1 (1.52%) jMock
4 1 (1.52%) Mockito
General
1 6 (9.09%) Finance
2 5 (7.58%) Marketing
3 1 (1.52%) Automotive
3 1 (1.52%) Law
3 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (63.64%) .NET
2 38 (57.58%) HTML
3 31 (46.97%) ASP.NET
4 27 (40.91%) CSS
5 21 (31.82%) HTML5
6 19 (28.79%) XML
7 16 (24.24%) jQuery
8 15 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (21.21%) .NET Framework
9 14 (21.21%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 6 (9.09%) Web Services
11 5 (7.58%) CSS3
12 4 (6.06%) Hibernate
13 3 (4.55%) Spring
14 2 (3.03%) JMS
14 2 (3.03%) JSP
14 2 (3.03%) J2EE
14 2 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 1 (1.52%) OpenCL
15 1 (1.52%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) User Experience
2 6 (9.09%) Open Source
3 2 (3.03%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.52%) CUDA
4 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.52%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (1.52%) SUSE
2 1 (1.52%) Android
2 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (31.82%) MVC
2 15 (22.73%) Software Engineering
3 11 (16.67%) Web Development
4 6 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (7.58%) Line Management
5 5 (7.58%) Software Testing
6 4 (6.06%) OO
7 3 (4.55%) E-Commerce
7 3 (4.55%) Project Management
8 2 (3.03%) OOP
8 2 (3.03%) SEO
8 2 (3.03%) Migration
8 2 (3.03%) Web Design
8 2 (3.03%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.52%) Web Application Development
9 1 (1.52%) Mobile Application Development
9 1 (1.52%) Database Security
9 1 (1.52%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (1.52%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (1.52%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 43 (65.15%) C#
2 35 (53.03%) JavaScript
3 22 (33.33%) SQL
4 15 (22.73%) VB.NET
5 9 (13.64%) Java
6 5 (7.58%) PL/SQL
6 5 (7.58%) VB
7 4 (6.06%) PHP
8 2 (3.03%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 1 (1.52%) VB6
9 1 (1.52%) C++
9 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.03%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 13 (19.70%) Microsoft
2 12 (18.18%) Oracle
3 3 (4.55%) Adobe
4 2 (3.03%) Tableau
4 2 (3.03%) Pegasus
5 1 (1.52%) Sage
5 1 (1.52%) EMC
5 1 (1.52%) Novell
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