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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 30 76 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 21.13% 52.78% 32.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.73% 53.52% 32.58%
Number of salaries quoted 23 68 41
Average salary £28,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,700 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
132 142 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 92.96% 98.61% 98.51%
Number of salaries quoted 120 117 121
Average salary £31,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £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 January 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Colchester

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 35 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 29 (51.79%) .NET
3 28 (50.00%) C#
4 20 (35.71%) HTML
5 19 (33.93%) JavaScript
5 19 (33.93%) SQL
6 18 (32.14%) MVC
6 18 (32.14%) ASP.NET
7 17 (30.36%) HTML5
8 16 (28.57%) CSS
9 14 (25.00%) Oracle
9 14 (25.00%) Java
10 13 (23.21%) Web Services
10 13 (23.21%) Software Engineering
11 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
12 11 (19.64%) XML
12 11 (19.64%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (17.86%) .NET Framework
13 10 (17.86%) Hibernate
13 10 (17.86%) VB.NET
13 10 (17.86%) PL/SQL
13 10 (17.86%) RDBMS
13 10 (17.86%) JBoss
13 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 10 (17.86%) Oracle Database
13 10 (17.86%) Relational Database
14 9 (16.07%) Open Source
15 8 (14.29%) GlassFish
15 8 (14.29%) Maven
15 8 (14.29%) WebSphere

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 10 (17.86%) JBoss
2 8 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 8 (14.29%) GlassFish
2 8 (14.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.57%) MS Office
3 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Magento
2 2 (3.57%) Sage 200
2 2 (3.57%) Pegasus Opera
3 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 10 (17.86%) RDBMS
2 10 (17.86%) Oracle Database
2 10 (17.86%) Relational Database
3 8 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 8 (14.29%) Data Mining
4 6 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.57%) TKPROF
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.79%) MySQL
6 1 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Ant
1 8 (14.29%) Maven
1 8 (14.29%) Gradle
2 4 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.57%) JUnit
3 2 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.79%) Mockito
4 1 (1.79%) jMock
4 1 (1.79%) Subversion
General
1 6 (10.71%) Finance
1 6 (10.71%) Marketing
2 2 (3.57%) Automotive
3 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (51.79%) .NET
2 20 (35.71%) HTML
3 18 (32.14%) ASP.NET
4 17 (30.36%) HTML5
5 16 (28.57%) CSS
6 13 (23.21%) Web Services
7 11 (19.64%) XML
7 11 (19.64%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (17.86%) .NET Framework
8 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 10 (17.86%) Hibernate
9 8 (14.29%) JMS
10 7 (12.50%) jQuery
11 6 (10.71%) CSS3
11 6 (10.71%) Spring
12 5 (8.93%) WCF
13 4 (7.14%) WPF
13 4 (7.14%) Java EE
13 4 (7.14%) J2EE
14 3 (5.36%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Open Source
2 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.57%) User Experience
3 1 (1.79%) Physics
3 1 (1.79%) iPhone
3 1 (1.79%) CUDA
3 1 (1.79%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.57%) Windows
2 1 (1.79%) Android
2 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.14%) MVC
2 13 (23.21%) Software Engineering
3 6 (10.71%) E-Commerce
4 5 (8.93%) OOP
4 5 (8.93%) OO
4 5 (8.93%) Software Testing
4 5 (8.93%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (8.93%) Web Development
4 5 (8.93%) Line Management
5 3 (5.36%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (5.36%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (3.57%) SEO
6 2 (3.57%) Migration
6 2 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (3.57%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.79%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.79%) TDD
7 1 (1.79%) Validation
7 1 (1.79%) CRM
7 1 (1.79%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 28 (50.00%) C#
2 19 (33.93%) JavaScript
2 19 (33.93%) SQL
3 14 (25.00%) Java
4 10 (17.86%) VB.NET
4 10 (17.86%) PL/SQL
5 5 (8.93%) VB
6 2 (3.57%) PHP
6 2 (3.57%) C++
6 2 (3.57%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 1 (1.79%) XAML
7 1 (1.79%) VB6
7 1 (1.79%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 14 (25.00%) Oracle
2 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.36%) DevExpress
4 2 (3.57%) Pegasus
4 2 (3.57%) Sage
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