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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 275 308 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 24.73% 28.54% 36.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.02% 29.82% 37.56%
Number of salaries quoted 244 285 335
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1057 1033 1017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.05% 95.74% 97.32%
Number of salaries quoted 865 843 874
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 £40,000 +14.28% 7
Chelmsford -1 24 £38,750 -3.12% 1
Basildon -4 24 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Brentwood +10 16 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Hockley - 15 £27,500 -
Wickford - 12 £47,500 - 1
Southend-on-Sea 0 11 £36,250 -9.37% 1
Saffron Walden - 9 £45,000 -
Harlow 0 6 £15,000 -52.38%
Braintree +1 4 £38,750 +72.22%
Witham -1 4 £32,250 -35.50% 1
Billericay -2 3 £40,000 +33.33%
Chigwell - 3 £37,500 -
Halstead - 2 £40,000 -
Waltham Abbey -3 1 £32,500 -18.75%
Loughton - 1 £22,000 - 1
Developer
East of England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 384 (58.81%) .NET
2 364 (55.74%) C#
3 328 (50.23%) SQL Server
4 272 (41.65%) SQL
5 244 (37.37%) ASP.NET
6 234 (35.83%) JavaScript
7 197 (30.17%) HTML
8 190 (29.10%) MVC
9 179 (27.41%) CSS
10 163 (24.96%) Microsoft
11 156 (23.89%) Java
12 129 (19.75%) OO
13 117 (17.92%) Degree
14 115 (17.61%) WCF
15 113 (17.30%) jQuery
16 111 (17.00%) XML
17 96 (14.70%) Visual Studio
18 94 (14.40%) Web Services
19 92 (14.09%) TDD
20 91 (13.94%) VB.NET
21 87 (13.32%) Finance
22 80 (12.25%) .NET Framework
23 79 (12.10%) Agile Software Development
24 78 (11.94%) Ajax
25 77 (11.79%) WPF
26 68 (10.41%) SQL Server 2008
26 68 (10.41%) WinForms
27 67 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
28 65 (9.95%) J2EE
29 61 (9.34%) T-SQL

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 50 (7.66%) SharePoint
2 37 (5.67%) IIS
3 36 (5.51%) Umbraco
4 35 (5.36%) WebSphere
4 35 (5.36%) WebLogic
5 34 (5.21%) GlassFish
6 26 (3.98%) CMS
7 25 (3.83%) Node.js
8 10 (1.53%) IBM Notes
8 10 (1.53%) Lotus Domino
9 7 (1.07%) Drupal
10 5 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (0.77%) PrestaShop
11 4 (0.61%) Sitefinity
11 4 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.61%) Kentico
11 4 (0.61%) DNN
11 4 (0.61%) Immediacy CMS
11 4 (0.61%) Mule
11 4 (0.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 60 (9.19%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.84%) Photoshop
3 11 (1.68%) MS Office
4 4 (0.61%) GIMP
5 3 (0.46%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (1.38%) Magento
1 9 (1.38%) Sage 200
2 3 (0.46%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (0.31%) Shopify
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.15%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.91%) Cloud Computing
2 15 (2.30%) SaaS
3 11 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (1.38%) Force.com
5 1 (0.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.38%) FTP
2 7 (1.07%) VoIP
2 7 (1.07%) SAN
3 5 (0.77%) SMS
4 3 (0.46%) HTTP
5 2 (0.31%) Intranet
5 2 (0.31%) Firewall
5 2 (0.31%) DNS
5 2 (0.31%) NFC
6 1 (0.15%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.15%) SMPP
6 1 (0.15%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.15%) VPN
6 1 (0.15%) LDAP
6 1 (0.15%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 328 (50.23%) SQL Server
2 68 (10.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 50 (7.66%) Relational Database
4 40 (6.13%) Data Mining
5 37 (5.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 36 (5.51%) NoSQL
7 31 (4.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 29 (4.44%) MySQL
9 25 (3.83%) SQL Server 2005
9 25 (3.83%) RDBMS
10 16 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
11 14 (2.14%) SQL Server 2012
11 14 (2.14%) MongoDB
12 12 (1.84%) Oracle Database
13 10 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (1.23%) QlikView
14 8 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
15 7 (1.07%) SQL Server 2000
16 6 (0.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 5 (0.77%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 96 (14.70%) Visual Studio
2 47 (7.20%) NUnit
3 44 (6.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 40 (6.13%) MSTest
5 31 (4.75%) Ant
6 30 (4.59%) Maven
6 30 (4.59%) Gradle
7 24 (3.68%) Subversion
8 21 (3.22%) Git (software)
9 16 (2.45%) Moq
10 15 (2.30%) Rhino Mocks
11 10 (1.53%) MSBuild
12 7 (1.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 7 (1.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 6 (0.92%) JUnit
14 4 (0.61%) Eclipse
14 4 (0.61%) Grunt
14 4 (0.61%) Mocha
15 3 (0.46%) SpecFlow
16 2 (0.31%) MSI
General
1 87 (13.32%) Finance
2 50 (7.66%) Automotive
3 41 (6.28%) Marketing
4 12 (1.84%) Games
4 12 (1.84%) Advertising
5 10 (1.53%) Back Office
5 10 (1.53%) Retail
6 5 (0.77%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.61%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.46%) Banking
8 3 (0.46%) Electronics
9 2 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.15%) Publishing
10 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.15%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 384 (58.81%) .NET
2 244 (37.37%) ASP.NET
3 197 (30.17%) HTML
4 179 (27.41%) CSS
5 115 (17.61%) WCF
6 113 (17.30%) jQuery
7 111 (17.00%) XML
8 94 (14.40%) Web Services
9 80 (12.25%) .NET Framework
10 78 (11.94%) Ajax
11 77 (11.79%) WPF
12 68 (10.41%) WinForms
13 67 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
14 65 (9.95%) J2EE
15 44 (6.74%) SOAP
16 43 (6.58%) JSON
16 43 (6.58%) Hibernate
17 39 (5.97%) HTML5
18 36 (5.51%) Java SE
19 35 (5.36%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 57 (8.73%) Computer Science
2 35 (5.36%) Mobile App
3 21 (3.22%) Inversion of Control
4 19 (2.91%) Open Source
5 17 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (1.99%) iPhone
7 11 (1.68%) N-Tier
8 10 (1.53%) Management Information System
8 10 (1.53%) Web 2.0
9 8 (1.23%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.07%) Social Media
11 6 (0.92%) Data Protection Act
12 5 (0.77%) BBC
12 5 (0.77%) Tandem
12 5 (0.77%) iPad
12 5 (0.77%) Telematics
12 5 (0.77%) Social Network
13 4 (0.61%) Online Games
13 4 (0.61%) Data Integration
13 4 (0.61%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 59 (9.04%) Windows
2 51 (7.81%) Android
3 20 (3.06%) Apple iOS
4 17 (2.60%) Linux
5 7 (1.07%) UNIX
6 6 (0.92%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.46%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.31%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.15%) CentOS
9 1 (0.15%) Fedora
9 1 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (29.10%) MVC
2 129 (19.75%) OO
3 92 (14.09%) TDD
4 79 (12.10%) Agile Software Development
5 61 (9.34%) OOP
6 49 (7.50%) Software Engineering
7 48 (7.35%) E-Commerce
8 43 (6.58%) Unit Testing
9 38 (5.82%) Web Application Development
10 35 (5.36%) Scrum
11 33 (5.05%) Web Development
12 28 (4.29%) Android Development
13 27 (4.13%) Dependency Injection
14 24 (3.68%) MVVM
15 23 (3.52%) OOD
16 19 (2.91%) Business Intelligence
16 19 (2.91%) Change Control
17 18 (2.76%) Continuous Integration
18 16 (2.45%) Workflow
19 15 (2.30%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 364 (55.74%) C#
2 272 (41.65%) SQL
3 234 (35.83%) JavaScript
4 156 (23.89%) Java
5 91 (13.94%) VB.NET
6 61 (9.34%) T-SQL
7 57 (8.73%) PHP
8 40 (6.13%) PL/SQL
9 35 (5.36%) C++
10 28 (4.29%) Ruby
11 21 (3.22%) C
12 13 (1.99%) PowerShell
12 13 (1.99%) Apex Code
12 13 (1.99%) XAML
13 11 (1.68%) VB
14 10 (1.53%) Perl
14 10 (1.53%) VBScript
14 10 (1.53%) Python
14 10 (1.53%) LotusScript
15 9 (1.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 117 (17.92%) Degree
2 13 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (1.53%) MCTS
4 8 (1.23%) MCP
4 8 (1.23%) MCAD
4 8 (1.23%) MCSD
5 3 (0.46%) PhD
5 3 (0.46%) MCITP
6 2 (0.31%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.14%) QA
2 3 (0.46%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (0.61%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.15%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (0.31%) Puppet
2 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 163 (24.96%) Microsoft
2 49 (7.50%) Oracle
3 46 (7.04%) JBoss
4 25 (3.83%) DevExpress
5 23 (3.52%) Salesforce.com
6 19 (2.91%) Google
7 16 (2.45%) Sage
8 13 (1.99%) Adobe
9 10 (1.53%) IBM
9 10 (1.53%) Lotus
10 9 (1.38%) Facebook
11 8 (1.23%) Twitter
12 7 (1.07%) Sybase
13 5 (0.77%) Apple
13 5 (0.77%) Sony
13 5 (0.77%) Yahoo!
14 4 (0.61%) Bloomberg
14 4 (0.61%) Alterian
14 4 (0.61%) Ektron
14 4 (0.61%) EPiServer
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RecruitmentRevolution.com
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Salary: £47000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £26000 to £28000 per annum - extensive benefits
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Essex
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Salary: Negotiable
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Salary: From £25,000 to £55,000 per annum + Sponsored Accredited training.
Posted: 3 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Hurren and Hope
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
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Colchester, Essex
Hurren and Hope
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Hurren and Hope
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Epping, Essex
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Basildon, Essex
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus bens and pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Great Benefits and Career Progressio
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Basildon
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Wickford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Essex
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Essex
Interquest - ITQ Financial - London
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent benefits & bonus
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Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Colchester
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £28,000 pa + Company Bonus Scheme + Staff Discount
Posted: 11 days ago