The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Essex 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 333 273 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 26.77% 24.73% 28.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.37% 25.88% 29.65%
Number of salaries quoted 280 242 283
Average salary £37,750 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.62% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
Developer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex 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
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1134 1055 1032
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 91.16% 95.56% 95.64%
Number of salaries quoted 869 863 841
Average salary £39,600 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Developer
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Developer Salary Trend in Essex

Developer
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Essex

Developer
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester 0 50 £35,000 -12.50% 8
Chelmsford +1 49 £40,000 +3.22% 2
Southend-on-Sea +2 35 £37,500 +3.44% 2
Basildon +1 34 £35,000 -12.50% 7
Harlow +2 15 £42,500 +183.33% 2
Brentwood -9 13 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Braintree 0 9 £21,500 -44.51%
Leigh-on-Sea - 4 £32,500 -
Wickford -1 3 £25,000 -47.36%
Witham -3 3 £37,500 +16.27%
Waltham Abbey +3 2 £47,500 +46.15%
Billericay +1 2 £28,750 -28.12%
Saffron Walden -2 2 £39,500 -12.22%
Rayleigh - 1 £32,500 - 1
Developer
East of England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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.

1 357 (52.42%) .NET
2 334 (49.05%) JavaScript
3 328 (48.16%) C#
4 313 (45.96%) HTML
5 285 (41.85%) SQL
6 263 (38.62%) MVC
7 251 (36.86%) SQL Server
8 234 (34.36%) CSS
9 232 (34.07%) ASP.NET
10 194 (28.49%) jQuery
11 177 (25.99%) Agile Software Development
12 161 (23.64%) Java
13 132 (19.38%) VB.NET
14 129 (18.94%) Degree
15 120 (17.62%) Microsoft
16 109 (16.01%) .NET Framework
17 108 (15.86%) SDLC
18 106 (15.57%) Software Engineering
19 100 (14.68%) TDD
20 96 (14.10%) Spring
21 89 (13.07%) ASP.NET MVC
22 84 (12.33%) Unit Testing
23 81 (11.89%) Computer Science
23 81 (11.89%) User Experience
24 79 (11.60%) MS Excel
25 78 (11.45%) OO
26 74 (10.87%) PHP
26 74 (10.87%) MySQL
27 73 (10.72%) Ajax
28 72 (10.57%) Visual Studio

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 58 (8.52%) JBoss
2 34 (4.99%) CMS
3 23 (3.38%) IIS
4 22 (3.23%) SharePoint
5 20 (2.94%) Node.js
6 12 (1.76%) SharePoint 2010
7 11 (1.62%) WebSphere
8 10 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (1.17%) WordPress
9 8 (1.17%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.59%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.29%) ExpressionEngine
11 2 (0.29%) Apache
11 2 (0.29%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.29%) NetWeaver
11 2 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.15%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 79 (11.60%) MS Excel
2 22 (3.23%) MS Office
3 13 (1.91%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.88%) InDesign
5 5 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.29%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.29%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (0.59%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (1.17%) SaaS
2 3 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (0.44%) Firebase
3 2 (0.29%) Google Compute Engine
3 2 (0.29%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.15%) Office 365
4 1 (0.15%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.17%) Intranet
2 7 (1.03%) Internet
3 5 (0.73%) HTTP
4 4 (0.59%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.15%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 251 (36.86%) SQL Server
2 74 (10.87%) MySQL
3 63 (9.25%) Relational Database
4 45 (6.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 33 (4.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 27 (3.96%) MS Access
7 20 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
8 15 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
8 15 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (1.62%) BusinessObjects
10 10 (1.47%) RDBMS
10 10 (1.47%) Crystal Reports
10 10 (1.47%) NoSQL
11 9 (1.32%) Oracle Database
11 9 (1.32%) Big Data
12 8 (1.17%) SAP BW
13 5 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
15 3 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
15 3 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 72 (10.57%) Visual Studio
2 63 (9.25%) Git (software)
3 48 (7.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 32 (4.70%) TeamCity
5 31 (4.55%) Eclipse
6 25 (3.67%) Eclipse RCP
7 18 (2.64%) Grunt
8 16 (2.35%) Moq
8 16 (2.35%) Subversion
9 14 (2.06%) JUnit
10 12 (1.76%) SpecFlow
11 11 (1.62%) NUnit
11 11 (1.62%) Maven
12 10 (1.47%) Octopus Deploy
13 9 (1.32%) PHPUnit
14 7 (1.03%) Jenkins
14 7 (1.03%) Selenium
14 7 (1.03%) JIRA
14 7 (1.03%) Ant
15 6 (0.88%) Mercurial
General
1 69 (10.13%) Finance
2 25 (3.67%) Retail
3 24 (3.52%) Back Office
4 22 (3.23%) Automotive
5 21 (3.08%) Telecoms
6 18 (2.64%) Banking
7 16 (2.35%) Marketing
8 10 (1.47%) Games
9 9 (1.32%) Music Industry
10 8 (1.17%) Advertising
10 8 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (1.03%) Law
12 2 (0.29%) Legal
12 2 (0.29%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.15%) Avionics
13 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 357 (52.42%) .NET
2 313 (45.96%) HTML
3 234 (34.36%) CSS
4 232 (34.07%) ASP.NET
5 194 (28.49%) jQuery
6 109 (16.01%) .NET Framework
7 96 (14.10%) Spring
8 89 (13.07%) ASP.NET MVC
9 73 (10.72%) Ajax
10 68 (9.99%) AngularJS
11 66 (9.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 65 (9.54%) JPA
13 64 (9.40%) Struts
14 61 (8.96%) J2EE
15 53 (7.78%) XML
15 53 (7.78%) Hibernate
16 52 (7.64%) KnockoutJS
17 50 (7.34%) Servlets
18 49 (7.20%) HTML5
19 45 (6.61%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 81 (11.89%) Computer Science
1 81 (11.89%) User Experience
2 40 (5.87%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (3.96%) Mobile App
4 11 (1.62%) Replication
5 10 (1.47%) Management Information System
5 10 (1.47%) EPoS
6 9 (1.32%) Inversion of Control
7 8 (1.17%) Data Integration
7 8 (1.17%) NHS
8 7 (1.03%) Client/Server
9 6 (0.88%) Clustering
9 6 (0.88%) FMCG
9 6 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.73%) Blog
11 4 (0.59%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.44%) iPhone
13 2 (0.29%) RIA
13 2 (0.29%) Biology
13 2 (0.29%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 45 (6.61%) Windows
2 22 (3.23%) Linux
3 13 (1.91%) Apple iOS
4 12 (1.76%) Android
5 9 (1.32%) UNIX
6 3 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.29%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.29%) CentOS
7 2 (0.29%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (38.62%) MVC
2 177 (25.99%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (15.86%) SDLC
4 106 (15.57%) Software Engineering
5 100 (14.68%) TDD
6 84 (12.33%) Unit Testing
7 78 (11.45%) OO
8 67 (9.84%) Scrum
9 46 (6.75%) E-Commerce
10 42 (6.17%) OOP
11 41 (6.02%) Web Application Development
12 36 (5.29%) Continuous Integration
13 34 (4.99%) Web Design
13 34 (4.99%) Workflow
14 33 (4.85%) Responsive Web Design
15 32 (4.70%) BDD
16 31 (4.55%) Web Development
17 30 (4.41%) Project Management
18 26 (3.82%) SOA
19 17 (2.50%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 334 (49.05%) JavaScript
2 328 (48.16%) C#
3 285 (41.85%) SQL
4 161 (23.64%) Java
5 132 (19.38%) VB.NET
6 74 (10.87%) PHP
7 72 (10.57%) T-SQL
8 31 (4.55%) VBA
9 29 (4.26%) VB
10 18 (2.64%) C
11 16 (2.35%) Perl
12 15 (2.20%) ABAP
13 13 (1.91%) Python
14 12 (1.76%) PL/SQL
14 12 (1.76%) C++
15 10 (1.47%) VBScript
16 9 (1.32%) PowerShell
17 6 (0.88%) XPath
18 5 (0.73%) PHP5
18 5 (0.73%) VB6
Qualifications
1 129 (18.94%) Degree
2 19 (2.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (0.73%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.59%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.59%) PhD
5 2 (0.29%) MCSD
5 2 (0.29%) MCSE
5 2 (0.29%) MCTS
6 1 (0.15%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.79%) QA
2 8 (1.17%) SLA
3 2 (0.29%) HL7
4 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.29%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.29%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 120 (17.62%) Microsoft
2 49 (7.20%) Oracle
3 17 (2.50%) SAP
4 16 (2.35%) Google
5 14 (2.06%) Adobe
6 9 (1.32%) Facebook
7 8 (1.17%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.29%) DevExpress
8 2 (0.29%) InterSystems
8 2 (0.29%) VMware
8 2 (0.29%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.29%) IBM
Rayleigh, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
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Salary: £25000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon, Essex
Ashdown Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Harlow, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 40k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £19000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Canvey Island, Essex
Talent Spa
Salary: up to £23k
Posted: 4 days ago
Harlow, Essex
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Basildon, Essex
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Share options
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Brentwood, Essex
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago