The first table below looks at the demand for the Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Colchester region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 29 11 14
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 10 28 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 5.13% 15.64% 16.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.13% 16.57% 16.82%
Number of salaries quoted 7 21 35
Average salary £33,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £40,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
195 169 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 100.00% 94.41% 99.53%
Number of salaries quoted 181 131 177
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Developer
Essex

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the Colchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Colchester region.

Software Developer Salary Trend in Colchester

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Colchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Colchester region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Colchester

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 14 (87.50%) C#
2 10 (62.50%) Visual Studio
2 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 8 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 7 (43.75%) SQL
4 7 (43.75%) VB.NET
4 7 (43.75%) .NET
5 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
5 6 (37.50%) Degree
5 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (37.50%) Android
6 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (31.25%) Image Processing
6 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
6 5 (31.25%) Multithreading
6 5 (31.25%) Apple iOS
6 5 (31.25%) Silverlight
6 5 (31.25%) Windows
6 5 (31.25%) C++
7 4 (25.00%) MS Office
7 4 (25.00%) OpenGL
7 4 (25.00%) DirectX
7 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 4 (25.00%) Manufacturing
7 4 (25.00%) Subversion
7 4 (25.00%) CUDA
7 4 (25.00%) OpenCL
7 4 (25.00%) WPF
7 4 (25.00%) Android Development
8 3 (18.75%) iOS Development

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Office
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Pegasus Opera
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Visual Studio
2 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 4 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) .NET
2 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 5 (31.25%) Silverlight
4 4 (25.00%) OpenGL
4 4 (25.00%) DirectX
4 4 (25.00%) OpenCL
4 4 (25.00%) WPF
5 2 (12.50%) HTML
5 2 (12.50%) CSS
5 2 (12.50%) WinForms
5 2 (12.50%) jQuery
5 2 (12.50%) WCF
5 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (6.25%) LINQ
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 2
6 1 (6.25%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) CUDA
2 1 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) Social Media
2 1 (6.25%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Android
2 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
2 5 (31.25%) Apple iOS
2 5 (31.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) Image Processing
3 5 (31.25%) Multithreading
4 4 (25.00%) Android Development
5 3 (18.75%) iOS Development
5 3 (18.75%) Change Control
6 2 (12.50%) MVC
7 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
7 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
7 1 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (6.25%) MVVM
7 1 (6.25%) OOP
7 1 (6.25%) OO
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) C#
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) VB.NET
3 5 (31.25%) C++
4 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (12.50%) Objective-C
5 1 (6.25%) XAML
5 1 (6.25%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 1 (6.25%) Python
5 1 (6.25%) PHP
5 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Pegasus