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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 10 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 18 87 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 11.92% 48.33% 34.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.59% 50.29% 34.44%
Number of salaries quoted 13 73 44
Average salary £42,500 £33,361 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.39% -11.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £31,577
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £49,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -
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
143 173 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 94.70% 96.11% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 122 136 124
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £49,260
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 21 November 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Colchester

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 38 (52.78%) SQL Server
2 31 (43.06%) C#
3 30 (41.67%) SQL
4 29 (40.28%) Microsoft
5 26 (36.11%) Java
5 26 (36.11%) .NET
5 26 (36.11%) Oracle
6 22 (30.56%) JBoss
7 21 (29.17%) PL/SQL
8 20 (27.78%) Hibernate
8 20 (27.78%) WebSphere
9 19 (26.39%) Maven
9 19 (26.39%) VB.NET
9 19 (26.39%) Ant
9 19 (26.39%) WebLogic
9 19 (26.39%) Data Mining
9 19 (26.39%) JMS
9 19 (26.39%) GlassFish
9 19 (26.39%) NoSQL
9 19 (26.39%) Gradle
10 18 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (23.61%) RDBMS
11 17 (23.61%) Relational Database
12 16 (22.22%) Web Services
12 16 (22.22%) HTML
13 15 (20.83%) JavaScript
13 15 (20.83%) CSS
13 15 (20.83%) J2EE
13 15 (20.83%) E-Commerce
13 15 (20.83%) Degree

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 22 (30.56%) JBoss
2 20 (27.78%) WebSphere
3 19 (26.39%) GlassFish
3 19 (26.39%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.39%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.39%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (6.94%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.56%) MS Office
3 1 (1.39%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (9.72%) Magento
2 4 (5.56%) Sage 200
3 2 (2.78%) Pegasus Opera
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (52.78%) SQL Server
2 19 (26.39%) Data Mining
2 19 (26.39%) NoSQL
3 17 (23.61%) RDBMS
3 17 (23.61%) Relational Database
4 12 (16.67%) Oracle Database
5 7 (9.72%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (9.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.78%) MySQL
8 1 (1.39%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 19 (26.39%) Ant
1 19 (26.39%) Maven
1 19 (26.39%) Gradle
2 14 (19.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 5 (6.94%) JUnit
5 3 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 8 (11.11%) Automotive
2 4 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.17%) Finance
4 2 (2.78%) Games
4 2 (2.78%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (36.11%) .NET
2 20 (27.78%) Hibernate
3 19 (26.39%) JMS
4 16 (22.22%) Web Services
4 16 (22.22%) HTML
5 15 (20.83%) CSS
5 15 (20.83%) J2EE
6 14 (19.44%) WPF
7 12 (16.67%) ASP.NET
8 10 (13.89%) Silverlight
8 10 (13.89%) Spring
9 9 (12.50%) WCF
9 9 (12.50%) WinForms
10 8 (11.11%) Java EE
11 7 (9.72%) HTML5
12 6 (8.33%) jQuery
12 6 (8.33%) Ajax
12 6 (8.33%) Swing
13 5 (6.94%) Servlets
13 5 (6.94%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.89%) Computer Science
1 10 (13.89%) Open Source
2 3 (4.17%) CUDA
2 3 (4.17%) Kindle
2 3 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.78%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.39%) Physics
4 1 (1.39%) Online Games
4 1 (1.39%) iPhone
4 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.39%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.67%) Android
2 11 (15.28%) Apple iOS
3 6 (8.33%) Windows
4 4 (5.56%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (20.83%) E-Commerce
3 14 (19.44%) MVC
3 14 (19.44%) Software Engineering
4 13 (18.06%) OO
5 12 (16.67%) OOP
6 8 (11.11%) Project Management
7 5 (6.94%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (6.94%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (5.56%) Unit Testing
8 4 (5.56%) Multithreading
8 4 (5.56%) Image Processing
8 4 (5.56%) Android Development
9 3 (4.17%) iOS Development
9 3 (4.17%) Change Control
9 3 (4.17%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (2.78%) Migration
10 2 (2.78%) Web Development
11 1 (1.39%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (43.06%) C#
2 30 (41.67%) SQL
3 26 (36.11%) Java
4 21 (29.17%) PL/SQL
5 19 (26.39%) VB.NET
6 15 (20.83%) JavaScript
7 7 (9.72%) PHP
8 5 (6.94%) C++
9 3 (4.17%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 2 (2.78%) VB
10 2 (2.78%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.39%) XAML
11 1 (1.39%) Perl
11 1 (1.39%) C
11 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (20.83%) Degree
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.39%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 29 (40.28%) Microsoft
2 26 (36.11%) Oracle
3 6 (8.33%) DevExpress
4 4 (5.56%) Sage
5 2 (2.78%) Pegasus
6 1 (1.39%) Google
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