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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 314 266 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 25.00% 25.21% 31.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.78% 26.57% 32.61%
Number of salaries quoted 267 244 243
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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
1218 1001 834
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 96.97% 94.88% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 985 778 740
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Chelmsford 0 63 £40,000 -3.03% 7
Colchester +1 49 £28,500 -36.66% 6
Southend-on-Sea -1 32 £41,250 +50.00% 6
Harlow - 19 £45,000 - 1
Basildon +3 16 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Witham 0 8 £37,500 +36.36% 1
Brentwood -16 8 £52,500 +31.25% 3
Braintree 0 7 £28,500 +42.50% 4
Hockley - 5 £45,000 -
Loughton - 5 £26,500 -
Saffron Walden +2 2 £48,750 - 1
Billericay 0 2 £33,750 -3.57%
Maldon - 1 - -
Purfleet - 1 £47,000 -
Waltham Abbey - 1 - -
Developer
East of England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 399 (65.52%) .NET
2 334 (54.84%) C#
3 288 (47.29%) ASP.NET
4 276 (45.32%) MVC
5 272 (44.66%) SQL
6 263 (43.19%) JavaScript
7 243 (39.90%) SQL Server
8 233 (38.26%) HTML
9 213 (34.98%) CSS
10 162 (26.60%) jQuery
11 146 (23.97%) ASP.NET MVC
12 137 (22.50%) Microsoft
13 133 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
14 130 (21.35%) .NET Framework
15 129 (21.18%) VB.NET
16 125 (20.53%) Java
17 107 (17.57%) XML
18 97 (15.93%) Degree
19 84 (13.79%) WCF
20 82 (13.46%) Finance
21 79 (12.97%) Software Engineering
21 79 (12.97%) Web Services
22 75 (12.32%) Web Development
23 73 (11.99%) T-SQL
24 70 (11.49%) Windows
25 69 (11.33%) WinForms
26 66 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
27 64 (10.51%) LINQ
28 63 (10.34%) WPF
29 62 (10.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 39 (6.40%) SharePoint
2 31 (5.09%) JBoss
3 12 (1.97%) IIS
3 12 (1.97%) CMS
4 10 (1.64%) WebSphere
4 10 (1.64%) Node.js
5 9 (1.48%) WordPress
6 8 (1.31%) Umbraco
7 7 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.33%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.33%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.16%) Apache
10 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 46 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.63%) MS Office
3 10 (1.64%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.49%) MS Project
5 3 (0.49%) InDesign
5 3 (0.49%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.33%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.33%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 5 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 5 (0.82%) Magento
2 4 (0.66%) Sage 200
3 3 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.33%) Pegasus Opera
4 2 (0.33%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.16%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.16%) AWD
5 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.16%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.16%) Sage 300 ERP
5 1 (0.16%) ProductWriter
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.31%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.30%) HTTP
2 13 (2.13%) TCP/IP
3 10 (1.64%) Internet
4 4 (0.66%) Intranet
5 2 (0.33%) SMPP
5 2 (0.33%) NFC
5 2 (0.33%) DNS
5 2 (0.33%) SMS
5 2 (0.33%) VoIP
6 1 (0.16%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 243 (39.90%) SQL Server
2 37 (6.08%) Relational Database
3 32 (5.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 32 (5.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 31 (5.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 29 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 24 (3.94%) MySQL
7 22 (3.61%) Crystal Reports
8 16 (2.63%) Oracle Database
9 14 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (2.13%) RDBMS
11 10 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (1.31%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (1.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 7 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (1.15%) DB2
14 6 (0.99%) PerformancePoint
15 5 (0.82%) Azure SQL Database
15 5 (0.82%) SQL CLR
15 5 (0.82%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 49 (8.05%) Visual Studio
2 36 (5.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (4.27%) NUnit
4 21 (3.45%) Moq
5 20 (3.28%) MSTest
6 17 (2.79%) Git (software)
7 16 (2.63%) Subversion
8 13 (2.13%) LabVIEW
9 12 (1.97%) Rhino Mocks
10 10 (1.64%) SpecFlow
10 10 (1.64%) TeamCity
11 9 (1.48%) JUnit
12 8 (1.31%) Octopus Deploy
13 6 (0.99%) Jenkins
13 6 (0.99%) Selenium
14 5 (0.82%) jMock
14 5 (0.82%) Mockito
14 5 (0.82%) Mercurial
15 4 (0.66%) MSBuild
16 3 (0.49%) NCrunch
General
1 82 (13.46%) Finance
2 23 (3.78%) Automotive
3 18 (2.96%) Telecoms
4 16 (2.63%) Marketing
5 13 (2.13%) Retail
6 8 (1.31%) Banking
6 8 (1.31%) Back Office
7 7 (1.15%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.99%) Music Industry
9 5 (0.82%) Legal
9 5 (0.82%) Local Government
9 5 (0.82%) French Language
9 5 (0.82%) German Language
9 5 (0.82%) Italian Language
9 5 (0.82%) Spanish Language
10 4 (0.66%) Advertising
10 4 (0.66%) Law
11 3 (0.49%) Games
12 2 (0.33%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 399 (65.52%) .NET
2 288 (47.29%) ASP.NET
3 233 (38.26%) HTML
4 213 (34.98%) CSS
5 162 (26.60%) jQuery
6 146 (23.97%) ASP.NET MVC
7 130 (21.35%) .NET Framework
8 107 (17.57%) XML
9 84 (13.79%) WCF
10 79 (12.97%) Web Services
11 69 (11.33%) WinForms
12 64 (10.51%) LINQ
13 63 (10.34%) WPF
14 62 (10.18%) HTML5
14 62 (10.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 55 (9.03%) J2EE
16 51 (8.37%) Spring
17 46 (7.55%) Struts
18 42 (6.90%) Razor View Engine
19 39 (6.40%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 66 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (9.20%) Computer Science
3 31 (5.09%) Open Source
4 21 (3.45%) User Experience
5 15 (2.46%) Mobile App
5 15 (2.46%) Inversion of Control
6 14 (2.30%) Mathematics
6 14 (2.30%) N-Tier
7 13 (2.13%) NHS
8 12 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.48%) FMCG
9 9 (1.48%) Social Network
10 7 (1.15%) Streaming Music
11 6 (0.99%) Data Extraction
11 6 (0.99%) Kindle
12 5 (0.82%) Algorithms
12 5 (0.82%) Life Science
12 5 (0.82%) Mainframe
13 4 (0.66%) Management Information System
13 4 (0.66%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 70 (11.49%) Windows
2 20 (3.28%) Linux
3 11 (1.81%) Android
4 9 (1.48%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.66%) Windows Phone
6 2 (0.33%) CentOS
6 2 (0.33%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.16%) SUSE
7 1 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (45.32%) MVC
2 133 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (12.97%) Software Engineering
4 75 (12.32%) Web Development
5 59 (9.69%) E-Commerce
6 54 (8.87%) OO
6 54 (8.87%) Web Application Development
7 53 (8.70%) TDD
8 41 (6.73%) Unit Testing
9 37 (6.08%) Scrum
9 37 (6.08%) OOP
10 36 (5.91%) Business Intelligence
11 33 (5.42%) SEO
12 28 (4.60%) Dependency Injection
13 27 (4.43%) ETL
14 26 (4.27%) OOD
15 25 (4.11%) Workflow
15 25 (4.11%) Continuous Integration
16 22 (3.61%) Responsive Web Design
17 21 (3.45%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 334 (54.84%) C#
2 272 (44.66%) SQL
3 263 (43.19%) JavaScript
4 129 (21.18%) VB.NET
5 125 (20.53%) Java
6 73 (11.99%) T-SQL
7 38 (6.24%) VB
8 34 (5.58%) PHP
9 23 (3.78%) C
10 17 (2.79%) VBScript
11 14 (2.30%) PowerShell
12 10 (1.64%) PL/SQL
13 9 (1.48%) Python
14 8 (1.31%) C++
14 8 (1.31%) VBA
15 7 (1.15%) VB6
15 7 (1.15%) XPath
16 5 (0.82%) PHP5
16 5 (0.82%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.82%) XAML
Qualifications
1 97 (15.93%) Degree
2 8 (1.31%) Security Cleared
2 8 (1.31%) VCP4
3 5 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.33%) MCTS
4 2 (0.33%) MCSD
4 2 (0.33%) MCSE
4 2 (0.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.48%) SLA
2 6 (0.99%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.33%) QA
3 2 (0.33%) HL7
Systems Management
1 2 (0.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 137 (22.50%) Microsoft
2 37 (6.08%) Oracle
3 13 (2.13%) Tableau
4 12 (1.97%) Sage
4 12 (1.97%) Twitter
5 9 (1.48%) Facebook
6 8 (1.31%) Adobe
7 6 (0.99%) Sitecore
7 6 (0.99%) DevExpress
8 5 (0.82%) SAP
9 4 (0.66%) Business Objects
9 4 (0.66%) Google
10 3 (0.49%) Red Gate
10 3 (0.49%) IBM
11 2 (0.33%) Pegasus
11 2 (0.33%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.16%) webMethods
12 1 (0.16%) Cognos
12 1 (0.16%) EMC
12 1 (0.16%) Software AG
Colchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 2 hours ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonuses + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Essex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits plus benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Braintree, Essex
Bluetownonline
Salary: £21,747 - 26,556 per year
Posted: 20 hours ago
Essex
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £26000 - £29000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 21 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
IDPP
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
TechnoRecruit
Salary: £28,000-£38,000 p.a. depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Witham, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 37k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Braintree, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30 - 40k plus project bonus, pension, flexitime and more
Posted: 2 days ago
Tiptree, Essex
JobServe Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Tiptree, Essex
JobServe Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Computer People
Salary: Upwards of £45k + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
QA Limited
Salary: £153.75 per week
Posted: 3 days ago