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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 43 77 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 29.66% 47.83% 45.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.50% 49.36% 45.96%
Number of salaries quoted 37 69 80
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 £32,100 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
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
141 156 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 97.24% 96.89% 99.50%
Number of salaries quoted 122 129 160
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £48,150
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 October 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Colchester

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 55 (53.92%) SQL Server
2 37 (36.27%) Microsoft
3 36 (35.29%) .NET
3 36 (35.29%) Java
4 35 (34.31%) SQL
5 34 (33.33%) Oracle
6 33 (32.35%) C#
6 33 (32.35%) HTML
7 31 (30.39%) JavaScript
7 31 (30.39%) PL/SQL
7 31 (30.39%) JBoss
8 30 (29.41%) CSS
8 30 (29.41%) WebSphere
9 29 (28.43%) Maven
9 29 (28.43%) Hibernate
9 29 (28.43%) WebLogic
9 29 (28.43%) Ant
9 29 (28.43%) Data Mining
9 29 (28.43%) JMS
9 29 (28.43%) NoSQL
9 29 (28.43%) Gradle
10 28 (27.45%) GlassFish
10 28 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (26.47%) Relational Database
12 25 (24.51%) VB.NET
13 24 (23.53%) J2EE
13 24 (23.53%) RDBMS
14 22 (21.57%) Web Services
14 22 (21.57%) Degree
14 22 (21.57%) WPF

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 30 (29.41%) WebSphere
2 29 (28.43%) WebLogic
3 28 (27.45%) GlassFish
4 4 (3.92%) Umbraco
5 3 (2.94%) CMS
6 1 (0.98%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.98%) Drupal
6 1 (0.98%) Node.js
Applications
1 11 (10.78%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.92%) MS Office
2 4 (3.92%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.96%) GIMP
4 1 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (6.86%) Magento
2 4 (3.92%) Sage 200
3 2 (1.96%) Pegasus Opera
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.96%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (53.92%) SQL Server
2 29 (28.43%) Data Mining
2 29 (28.43%) NoSQL
3 27 (26.47%) Relational Database
4 24 (23.53%) RDBMS
5 14 (13.73%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (11.76%) Oracle Database
7 9 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (8.82%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (2.94%) MySQL
9 1 (0.98%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 29 (28.43%) Maven
1 29 (28.43%) Ant
1 29 (28.43%) Gradle
2 16 (15.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (14.71%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.92%) JUnit
4 4 (3.92%) Subversion
5 2 (1.96%) ReSharper
5 2 (1.96%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (16.67%) Automotive
2 5 (4.90%) Marketing
2 5 (4.90%) Games
2 5 (4.90%) Finance
3 4 (3.92%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (35.29%) .NET
2 33 (32.35%) HTML
3 30 (29.41%) CSS
4 29 (28.43%) Hibernate
4 29 (28.43%) JMS
5 24 (23.53%) J2EE
6 22 (21.57%) Web Services
6 22 (21.57%) WPF
7 19 (18.63%) ASP.NET
8 15 (14.71%) Ajax
9 14 (13.73%) WinForms
10 13 (12.75%) Swing
11 12 (11.76%) WCF
12 11 (10.78%) Silverlight
12 11 (10.78%) jQuery
13 10 (9.80%) Spring
14 8 (7.84%) Java EE
15 6 (5.88%) JSON
15 6 (5.88%) HTML5
15 6 (5.88%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 10 (9.80%) Open Source
3 8 (7.84%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.90%) N-Tier
4 5 (4.90%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.92%) Online Games
6 3 (2.94%) CUDA
6 3 (2.94%) Kindle
7 1 (0.98%) User Experience
7 1 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.98%) iPhone
7 1 (0.98%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.98%) Physics
7 1 (0.98%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.73%) Android
2 13 (12.75%) Apple iOS
3 11 (10.78%) Windows
4 4 (3.92%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.96%) Linux
6 1 (0.98%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (20.59%) E-Commerce
2 21 (20.59%) OO
3 19 (18.63%) OOP
4 16 (15.69%) Software Engineering
5 15 (14.71%) Project Management
6 13 (12.75%) MVC
7 9 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (4.90%) Android Development
10 4 (3.92%) Web Development
10 4 (3.92%) Unit Testing
10 4 (3.92%) Multithreading
10 4 (3.92%) Image Processing
10 4 (3.92%) iOS Development
10 4 (3.92%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (2.94%) MVVM
11 3 (2.94%) Change Control
12 2 (1.96%) Migration
12 2 (1.96%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 36 (35.29%) Java
2 35 (34.31%) SQL
3 33 (32.35%) C#
4 31 (30.39%) JavaScript
4 31 (30.39%) PL/SQL
5 25 (24.51%) VB.NET
6 13 (12.75%) PHP
7 5 (4.90%) C++
8 4 (3.92%) Perl
8 4 (3.92%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.92%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 3 (2.94%) VB
10 2 (1.96%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.98%) XAML
11 1 (0.98%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.98%) Python
11 1 (0.98%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (21.57%) Degree
2 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.96%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.98%) MCP
4 1 (0.98%) MCAD
4 1 (0.98%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.92%) QA
2 3 (2.94%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.98%) Puppet
1 1 (0.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 37 (36.27%) Microsoft
2 34 (33.33%) Oracle
3 31 (30.39%) JBoss
4 6 (5.88%) DevExpress
5 5 (4.90%) Google
6 4 (3.92%) Sage
7 3 (2.94%) Adobe
8 2 (1.96%) Pegasus
Colchester
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary Package + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Colchester
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago