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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 49 66 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 34.51% 44.59% 45.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 34.51% 47.14% 46.12%
Number of salaries quoted 45 55 89
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 £31,000 £25,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+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
142 140 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 100.00% 94.59% 99.10%
Number of salaries quoted 134 113 169
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 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Colchester

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 52 (52.53%) SQL Server
2 36 (36.36%) HTML
2 36 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 35 (35.35%) SQL
4 34 (34.34%) .NET
4 34 (34.34%) JavaScript
5 33 (33.33%) C#
5 33 (33.33%) CSS
6 32 (32.32%) Java
7 30 (30.30%) PL/SQL
7 30 (30.30%) Oracle
8 29 (29.29%) JBoss
9 28 (28.28%) WebSphere
10 27 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (27.27%) Maven
10 27 (27.27%) Hibernate
10 27 (27.27%) JMS
10 27 (27.27%) Data Mining
10 27 (27.27%) WebLogic
10 27 (27.27%) Ant
10 27 (27.27%) NoSQL
10 27 (27.27%) Gradle
11 26 (26.26%) GlassFish
12 25 (25.25%) Relational Database
13 24 (24.24%) J2EE
14 23 (23.23%) VB.NET
14 23 (23.23%) Degree
15 22 (22.22%) WPF
15 22 (22.22%) RDBMS
16 19 (19.19%) E-Commerce

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 28 (28.28%) WebSphere
2 27 (27.27%) WebLogic
3 26 (26.26%) GlassFish
4 6 (6.06%) Umbraco
5 4 (4.04%) CMS
6 2 (2.02%) Drupal
6 2 (2.02%) Joomla!
7 1 (1.01%) Node.js
Applications
1 11 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.06%) Photoshop
3 4 (4.04%) GIMP
3 4 (4.04%) MS Office
4 1 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.04%) Magento
2 3 (3.03%) Sage 200
3 1 (1.01%) Pegasus Opera
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.02%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (52.53%) SQL Server
2 27 (27.27%) Data Mining
2 27 (27.27%) NoSQL
3 25 (25.25%) Relational Database
4 22 (22.22%) RDBMS
5 14 (14.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (9.09%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.03%) MySQL
8 1 (1.01%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 27 (27.27%) Maven
1 27 (27.27%) Ant
1 27 (27.27%) Gradle
2 15 (15.15%) Visual Studio
2 15 (15.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.04%) Subversion
3 4 (4.04%) JUnit
4 2 (2.02%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.02%) ReSharper
General
1 17 (17.17%) Automotive
2 5 (5.05%) Finance
2 5 (5.05%) Games
2 5 (5.05%) Marketing
3 4 (4.04%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (36.36%) HTML
2 34 (34.34%) .NET
3 33 (33.33%) CSS
4 27 (27.27%) Hibernate
4 27 (27.27%) JMS
5 24 (24.24%) J2EE
6 22 (22.22%) WPF
7 19 (19.19%) ASP.NET
7 19 (19.19%) Web Services
8 17 (17.17%) Ajax
9 14 (14.14%) WinForms
10 13 (13.13%) Swing
10 13 (13.13%) jQuery
11 12 (12.12%) WCF
12 11 (11.11%) Silverlight
13 9 (9.09%) Spring
14 7 (7.07%) Java EE
14 7 (7.07%) JSON
15 5 (5.05%) Servlets
15 5 (5.05%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.17%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.08%) Mobile App
3 7 (7.07%) Open Source
4 5 (5.05%) Client/Server
4 5 (5.05%) N-Tier
5 4 (4.04%) Online Games
6 3 (3.03%) CUDA
6 3 (3.03%) Kindle
7 1 (1.01%) Tandem
7 1 (1.01%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.01%) Physics
7 1 (1.01%) Social Media
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 27 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (19.19%) E-Commerce
2 19 (19.19%) OO
3 18 (18.18%) OOP
4 16 (16.16%) Software Engineering
5 15 (15.15%) Project Management
6 12 (12.12%) MVC
7 9 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (6.06%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (5.05%) Android Development
10 4 (4.04%) iOS Development
10 4 (4.04%) Unit Testing
10 4 (4.04%) Multithreading
10 4 (4.04%) Image Processing
10 4 (4.04%) Web Development
11 3 (3.03%) MVVM
11 3 (3.03%) Change Control
11 3 (3.03%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (3.03%) Mobile Application Development
12 2 (2.02%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 35 (35.35%) SQL
2 34 (34.34%) JavaScript
3 33 (33.33%) C#
4 32 (32.32%) Java
5 30 (30.30%) PL/SQL
6 23 (23.23%) VB.NET
7 14 (14.14%) PHP
8 5 (5.05%) C++
9 4 (4.04%) Perl
9 4 (4.04%) T-SQL
10 3 (3.03%) Python
10 3 (3.03%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 2 (2.02%) Objective-C
11 2 (2.02%) VB
12 1 (1.01%) C
12 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.01%) XAML
Qualifications
1 23 (23.23%) 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 8 (8.08%) 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 30 (30.30%) Oracle
3 29 (29.29%) JBoss
4 7 (7.07%) Adobe
5 6 (6.06%) DevExpress
6 5 (5.05%) Google
7 3 (3.03%) Sage
8 1 (1.01%) Pegasus
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