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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 31 11 12
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 6 25 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 2.84% 17.24% 16.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.88% 17.48% 16.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3 22 23
Average salary £40,000 £31,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.03% -11.42%
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
208 143 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 98.58% 98.62% 98.49%
Number of salaries quoted 183 122 160
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,200 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,000 £54,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 16 April 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%) Microsoft
2 10 (62.50%) Degree
3 8 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 8 (50.00%) .NET
4 7 (43.75%) SQL
5 6 (37.50%) C++
5 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 6 (37.50%) Windows
5 6 (37.50%) Visual Studio
5 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
6 5 (31.25%) Multithreading
6 5 (31.25%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
6 5 (31.25%) MS Office
6 5 (31.25%) VB
6 5 (31.25%) Image Processing
6 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
7 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (25.00%) OpenCL
7 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
7 4 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (25.00%) OpenGL
7 4 (25.00%) DirectX
7 4 (25.00%) Cognos
7 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (25.00%) ERP
7 4 (25.00%) Data Mining
7 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (25.00%) Data Extraction

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
1 5 (31.25%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Pegasus Opera
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (25.00%) Data Mining
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 4 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 4 (25.00%) French Language
1 4 (25.00%) German Language
2 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (25.00%) OpenCL
2 4 (25.00%) OpenGL
2 4 (25.00%) DirectX
3 3 (18.75%) WPF
4 2 (12.50%) WinForms
4 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (6.25%) CSS
5 1 (6.25%) J2ME
5 1 (6.25%) HTML
5 1 (6.25%) LINQ
5 1 (6.25%) jQuery
5 1 (6.25%) WCF
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Data Extraction
1 4 (25.00%) CUDA
2 1 (6.25%) Tandem
2 1 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (6.25%) Physics
2 1 (6.25%) Social Media
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 5 (31.25%) Multithreading
2 5 (31.25%) Image Processing
3 4 (25.00%) ERP
3 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.25%) MVC
4 1 (6.25%) OOP
4 1 (6.25%) OO
4 1 (6.25%) Validation
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) MVVM
4 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (6.25%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) C#
2 8 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 7 (43.75%) SQL
4 6 (37.50%) C++
5 5 (31.25%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 5 (31.25%) VB
6 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (12.50%) XAML
8 1 (6.25%) Python
8 1 (6.25%) C
8 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
8 1 (6.25%) PHP
8 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
8 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Cognos
3 1 (6.25%) Pegasus