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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 59 60 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 49.58% 31.09% 37.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 53.15% 31.09% 39.52%
Number of salaries quoted 58 53 54
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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
111 193 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 93.28% 100.00% 94.35%
Number of salaries quoted 100 179 129
Average salary £26,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,550 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £62,500
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 28 July 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Colchester

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 119 (83.80%) HTML
2 115 (80.99%) JavaScript
3 96 (67.61%) C#
4 95 (66.90%) .NET
5 86 (60.56%) jQuery
6 83 (58.45%) CSS
7 71 (50.00%) SQL Server
8 66 (46.48%) VB.NET
9 61 (42.96%) User Experience
10 54 (38.03%) Relational Database
10 54 (38.03%) ASP.NET
11 37 (26.06%) SQL
12 34 (23.94%) Oracle
12 34 (23.94%) Microsoft
13 32 (22.54%) MySQL
14 30 (21.13%) MVC
15 27 (19.01%) MS Excel
15 27 (19.01%) Visual Studio
16 26 (18.31%) Project Management
16 26 (18.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 25 (17.61%) Web Design
17 25 (17.61%) Agile Software Development
18 24 (16.90%) Team Foundation Server
19 23 (16.20%) Responsive Web Design
20 19 (13.38%) HTML5
21 17 (11.97%) PHP
21 17 (11.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
22 16 (11.27%) TDD
23 14 (9.86%) Java
24 13 (9.15%) Software Engineering

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 9 (6.34%) WebSphere
2 8 (5.63%) JBoss
3 7 (4.93%) WordPress
4 5 (3.52%) Node.js
5 4 (2.82%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.41%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.70%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.70%) CMS
7 1 (0.70%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 27 (19.01%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.93%) Photoshop
3 6 (4.23%) InDesign
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.70%) FTP
1 1 (0.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 54 (38.03%) Relational Database
3 32 (22.54%) MySQL
4 5 (3.52%) RDBMS
4 5 (3.52%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.52%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.41%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.41%) SQLite
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.70%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 27 (19.01%) Visual Studio
2 24 (16.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (8.45%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.52%) Maven
4 5 (3.52%) Ant
4 5 (3.52%) Grunt
5 2 (1.41%) Gradle
5 2 (1.41%) PROIV
6 1 (0.70%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.70%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 8 (5.63%) Games
2 5 (3.52%) Automotive
3 4 (2.82%) Advertising
4 1 (0.70%) Law
4 1 (0.70%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (83.80%) HTML
2 95 (66.90%) .NET
3 86 (60.56%) jQuery
4 83 (58.45%) CSS
5 54 (38.03%) ASP.NET
6 26 (18.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 19 (13.38%) HTML5
8 17 (11.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 11 (7.75%) .NET Framework
9 11 (7.75%) XML
10 9 (6.34%) CSS3
11 7 (4.93%) J2EE
11 7 (4.93%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 7 (4.93%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (4.93%) AngularJS
12 6 (4.23%) LAMP
13 5 (3.52%) JSON
13 5 (3.52%) Swing
13 5 (3.52%) HTML5 Canvas
13 5 (3.52%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 61 (42.96%) User Experience
2 8 (5.63%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.82%) Client/Server
3 4 (2.82%) Blog
4 3 (2.11%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.41%) iPhone
6 1 (0.70%) Social Network
6 1 (0.70%) Statistics
6 1 (0.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.82%) Apple iOS
1 4 (2.82%) Linux
2 3 (2.11%) Android
3 1 (0.70%) Windows
3 1 (0.70%) SUSE
3 1 (0.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (21.13%) MVC
2 26 (18.31%) Project Management
3 25 (17.61%) Web Design
3 25 (17.61%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (16.20%) Responsive Web Design
5 16 (11.27%) TDD
6 13 (9.15%) Software Engineering
7 9 (6.34%) Web Development
7 9 (6.34%) OO
8 8 (5.63%) OOP
9 6 (4.23%) SDLC
10 5 (3.52%) Mobile First
11 4 (2.82%) BDD
11 4 (2.82%) E-Commerce
12 3 (2.11%) Open Source
12 3 (2.11%) Android Development
12 3 (2.11%) iOS Development
13 2 (1.41%) Mobile Development
13 2 (1.41%) Migration
14 1 (0.70%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 115 (80.99%) JavaScript
2 96 (67.61%) C#
3 66 (46.48%) VB.NET
4 37 (26.06%) SQL
5 17 (11.97%) PHP
6 14 (9.86%) Java
7 7 (4.93%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.11%) Perl
9 1 (0.70%) VB6
9 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.70%) VB
9 1 (0.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (6.34%) Degree
2 8 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 34 (23.94%) Oracle
1 34 (23.94%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.93%) Adobe
3 2 (1.41%) Tableau
4 1 (0.70%) EMC
4 1 (0.70%) Novell
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