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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 88 88 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 49.16% 45.60% 14.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 50.00% 46.56% 14.22%
Number of salaries quoted 83 82 29
Average salary £40,000 £28,750 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.13% -22.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £44,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
176 189 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 98.32% 97.93% 98.68%
Number of salaries quoted 152 167 200
Average salary £45,000 £28,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.71% -37.77%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 2016.

Developer Salary Histogram in Colchester

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 135 (69.59%) JavaScript
2 131 (67.53%) HTML
3 122 (62.89%) CSS
4 101 (52.06%) .NET
5 99 (51.03%) C#
6 94 (48.45%) Relational Database
7 88 (45.36%) SQL Server
8 85 (43.81%) jQuery
9 80 (41.24%) Oracle
10 71 (36.60%) Web Development
11 69 (35.57%) User Experience
12 66 (34.02%) VB.NET
12 66 (34.02%) Java
13 56 (28.87%) SQL
14 55 (28.35%) Microsoft
15 54 (27.84%) Agile Software Development
16 49 (25.26%) Computer Science
17 46 (23.71%) Degree
17 46 (23.71%) Software Engineering
18 43 (22.16%) PL/SQL
18 43 (22.16%) J2EE
19 42 (21.65%) MS Excel
20 41 (21.13%) ASP.NET
21 37 (19.07%) MySQL
22 35 (18.04%) Project Management
22 35 (18.04%) MVC
22 35 (18.04%) Ajax
23 34 (17.53%) Swing
24 33 (17.01%) OO
24 33 (17.01%) Oracle Database

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 29 (14.95%) JBoss
2 26 (13.40%) WebLogic
2 26 (13.40%) WebSphere
3 12 (6.19%) Umbraco
4 9 (4.64%) CMS
5 4 (2.06%) Apache
6 3 (1.55%) Apache Pig
7 2 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.03%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.03%) WordPress
8 1 (0.52%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.52%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.52%) Node.js
8 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 42 (21.65%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.03%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.03%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.58%) Internet
2 3 (1.55%) Ethernet
3 2 (1.03%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (48.45%) Relational Database
2 88 (45.36%) SQL Server
3 37 (19.07%) MySQL
4 33 (17.01%) Oracle Database
5 22 (11.34%) RDBMS
6 9 (4.64%) Oracle Database 10g
6 9 (4.64%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (4.64%) Oracle Database 12c
7 8 (4.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (3.09%) Big Data
9 5 (2.58%) MS Access
10 4 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (1.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (1.55%) Apache Hive
11 3 (1.55%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.55%) MongoDB
11 3 (1.55%) Neo4j
11 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 29 (14.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (5.67%) Visual Studio
3 9 (4.64%) Git (software)
3 9 (4.64%) NetBeans
4 3 (1.55%) Maven
5 1 (0.52%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.52%) Moq
5 1 (0.52%) MSTest
5 1 (0.52%) NUnit
5 1 (0.52%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 23 (11.86%) Finance
2 6 (3.09%) Marketing
3 5 (2.58%) Advertising
3 5 (2.58%) Automotive
3 5 (2.58%) Publishing
4 3 (1.55%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.03%) Back Office
5 2 (1.03%) Banking
5 2 (1.03%) Games
5 2 (1.03%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.52%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.52%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (67.53%) HTML
2 122 (62.89%) CSS
3 101 (52.06%) .NET
4 85 (43.81%) jQuery
5 43 (22.16%) J2EE
6 41 (21.13%) ASP.NET
7 35 (18.04%) Ajax
8 34 (17.53%) Swing
9 14 (7.22%) HTML5
10 13 (6.70%) WCF
11 10 (5.15%) AngularJS
12 9 (4.64%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (4.64%) Spring
13 8 (4.12%) SOAP
14 7 (3.61%) Hibernate
14 7 (3.61%) REST
15 6 (3.09%) CSS3
15 6 (3.09%) Entity Framework
15 6 (3.09%) JSON
15 6 (3.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 69 (35.57%) User Experience
2 49 (25.26%) Computer Science
3 12 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (5.15%) Mathematics
4 10 (5.15%) Statistics
5 5 (2.58%) Clustering
6 4 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.55%) DataPower
7 3 (1.55%) EPoS
8 2 (1.03%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.52%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.70%) Linux
2 9 (4.64%) Unix
3 3 (1.55%) Android
3 3 (1.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (36.60%) Web Development
2 54 (27.84%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (23.71%) Software Engineering
4 35 (18.04%) MVC
4 35 (18.04%) Project Management
5 33 (17.01%) OO
5 33 (17.01%) Open Source
6 31 (15.98%) E-Commerce
6 31 (15.98%) OOP
7 11 (5.67%) Risk Assessment
8 10 (5.15%) Front End Development
9 9 (4.64%) SDLC
10 8 (4.12%) Analytics
10 8 (4.12%) Risk Analysis
10 8 (4.12%) Risk Management
10 8 (4.12%) Scrum
10 8 (4.12%) Software Testing
11 5 (2.58%) SEO
11 5 (2.58%) TDD
12 4 (2.06%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 135 (69.59%) JavaScript
2 99 (51.03%) C#
3 66 (34.02%) Java
3 66 (34.02%) VB.NET
4 56 (28.87%) SQL
5 43 (22.16%) PL/SQL
6 9 (4.64%) PHP
7 8 (4.12%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.06%) Objective-C
8 4 (2.06%) Perl
9 3 (1.55%) Apple Swift
9 3 (1.55%) C
9 3 (1.55%) Groovy
9 3 (1.55%) Scala
10 2 (1.03%) C++
11 1 (0.52%) ABAP
11 1 (0.52%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 46 (23.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.03%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.52%) QA
Vendors
1 80 (41.24%) Oracle
2 55 (28.35%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.06%) Tableau
4 3 (1.55%) Adobe
5 2 (1.03%) webMethods
6 1 (0.52%) IBM
6 1 (0.52%) Netezza
6 1 (0.52%) SAP
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