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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 263 298 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 24.00% 27.02% 34.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.26% 28.14% 35.50%
Number of salaries quoted 227 279 296
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
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
1041 1059 938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 94.98% 96.01% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 834 849 813
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 £24,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 43 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Chelmsford 0 26 £40,000 - 2
Basildon -8 17 £42,500 +2.40% 6
Hockley - 17 £30,000 - 1
Brentwood +10 14 £43,750 -2.77%
Wickford - 14 £47,500 - 1
Southend-on-Sea -2 9 £40,000 +14.28% 7
Harlow +8 7 £39,500 +25.39% 1
Saffron Walden - 6 £37,500 -
Witham -1 4 £32,250 -35.50% 1
Braintree - 4 £38,750 - 1
Chigwell - 3 £37,500 -
Halstead - 2 £40,000 -
Loughton +4 1 £22,000 +2.32%
Epping +1 1 £33,500 +17.54% 1
Developer
East of England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 388 (59.88%) .NET
2 355 (54.78%) C#
3 324 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 261 (40.28%) SQL
5 250 (38.58%) ASP.NET
6 234 (36.11%) JavaScript
7 198 (30.56%) HTML
8 191 (29.48%) MVC
9 177 (27.31%) CSS
10 160 (24.69%) Microsoft
11 159 (24.54%) Java
12 153 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
13 126 (19.44%) OO
14 121 (18.67%) jQuery
15 112 (17.28%) WCF
16 108 (16.67%) Degree
17 99 (15.28%) XML
18 95 (14.66%) VB.NET
19 93 (14.35%) Visual Studio
20 88 (13.58%) Finance
20 88 (13.58%) TDD
21 87 (13.43%) Web Services
22 78 (12.04%) .NET Framework
23 75 (11.57%) WPF
24 72 (11.11%) Ajax
25 71 (10.96%) ASP.NET MVC
26 65 (10.03%) J2EE
26 65 (10.03%) WinForms
27 63 (9.72%) SQL Server 2008
28 60 (9.26%) Computer Science

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 47 (7.25%) SharePoint
2 37 (5.71%) IIS
3 36 (5.56%) WebSphere
3 36 (5.56%) WebLogic
4 35 (5.40%) GlassFish
5 30 (4.63%) Umbraco
6 24 (3.70%) CMS
6 24 (3.70%) Node.js
7 9 (1.39%) IBM Notes
7 9 (1.39%) Lotus Domino
8 7 (1.08%) Drupal
9 5 (0.77%) PrestaShop
9 5 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.62%) Kentico
10 4 (0.62%) Sitefinity
10 4 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.62%) Apache
10 4 (0.62%) Immediacy CMS
10 4 (0.62%) Mule
10 4 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 50 (7.72%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.85%) MS Office
3 9 (1.39%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.46%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.31%) GIMP
6 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (1.39%) Magento
1 9 (1.39%) Sage 200
2 3 (0.46%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.15%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.15%) ProductWriter
3 1 (0.15%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
2 14 (2.16%) SaaS
3 13 (2.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (1.39%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.23%) VoIP
1 8 (1.23%) FTP
2 6 (0.93%) SAN
3 4 (0.62%) Internet
3 4 (0.62%) HTTP
3 4 (0.62%) SMS
4 2 (0.31%) Intranet
5 1 (0.15%) SMPP
5 1 (0.15%) NFC
5 1 (0.15%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 324 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 63 (9.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 50 (7.72%) Relational Database
4 41 (6.33%) Data Mining
5 36 (5.56%) NoSQL
6 33 (5.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 27 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 26 (4.01%) RDBMS
8 26 (4.01%) MySQL
9 19 (2.93%) SQL Server 2005
10 15 (2.31%) SQL Server 2012
11 12 (1.85%) Oracle Database
11 12 (1.85%) MongoDB
12 11 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (1.39%) QlikView
13 9 (1.39%) Crystal Reports
13 9 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (0.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 5 (0.77%) MS Access
16 4 (0.62%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 93 (14.35%) Visual Studio
2 48 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 44 (6.79%) NUnit
4 35 (5.40%) MSTest
5 32 (4.94%) Ant
6 31 (4.78%) Maven
6 31 (4.78%) Gradle
7 24 (3.70%) Subversion
8 18 (2.78%) Git (software)
9 14 (2.16%) Moq
10 13 (2.01%) Rhino Mocks
11 12 (1.85%) MSBuild
12 6 (0.93%) JUnit
13 5 (0.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 4 (0.62%) SpecFlow
14 4 (0.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 4 (0.62%) Eclipse
15 2 (0.31%) MSI
15 2 (0.31%) ReSharper
15 2 (0.31%) Mocha
General
1 88 (13.58%) Finance
2 52 (8.02%) Automotive
3 37 (5.71%) Marketing
4 14 (2.16%) Games
5 10 (1.54%) Advertising
6 9 (1.39%) Back Office
7 6 (0.93%) Manufacturing
7 6 (0.93%) Retail
8 4 (0.62%) Banking
9 3 (0.46%) Electronics
9 3 (0.46%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.15%) Law
11 1 (0.15%) Legal
11 1 (0.15%) Publishing
11 1 (0.15%) Local Government
11 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.15%) Portuguese Language
11 1 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 388 (59.88%) .NET
2 250 (38.58%) ASP.NET
3 198 (30.56%) HTML
4 177 (27.31%) CSS
5 121 (18.67%) jQuery
6 112 (17.28%) WCF
7 99 (15.28%) XML
8 87 (13.43%) Web Services
9 78 (12.04%) .NET Framework
10 75 (11.57%) WPF
11 72 (11.11%) Ajax
12 71 (10.96%) ASP.NET MVC
13 65 (10.03%) WinForms
13 65 (10.03%) J2EE
14 44 (6.79%) Hibernate
15 42 (6.48%) SOAP
16 41 (6.33%) Java SE
17 37 (5.71%) HTML5
17 37 (5.71%) CSS3
18 36 (5.56%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 60 (9.26%) Computer Science
2 30 (4.63%) Mobile App
3 26 (4.01%) User Experience
4 20 (3.09%) Open Source
5 19 (2.93%) Inversion of Control
5 19 (2.93%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (1.85%) iPhone
8 9 (1.39%) Management Information System
8 9 (1.39%) Web 2.0
9 8 (1.23%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.23%) N-Tier
10 7 (1.08%) Social Network
11 5 (0.77%) Telematics
11 5 (0.77%) Social Media
11 5 (0.77%) BBC
12 4 (0.62%) Streaming Music
12 4 (0.62%) Mathematics
12 4 (0.62%) Life Science
12 4 (0.62%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 56 (8.64%) Windows
2 49 (7.56%) Android
3 20 (3.09%) Apple iOS
4 15 (2.31%) Linux
5 6 (0.93%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.46%) UNIX
6 3 (0.46%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.31%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.15%) CentOS
8 1 (0.15%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (29.48%) MVC
2 153 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
3 126 (19.44%) OO
4 88 (13.58%) TDD
5 60 (9.26%) OOP
6 46 (7.10%) Software Engineering
7 44 (6.79%) E-Commerce
8 41 (6.33%) Unit Testing
9 39 (6.02%) Web Application Development
10 38 (5.86%) Scrum
11 36 (5.56%) Web Development
12 31 (4.78%) Mentoring
13 27 (4.17%) Android Development
14 26 (4.01%) Dependency Injection
15 23 (3.55%) MVVM
15 23 (3.55%) OOD
16 17 (2.62%) Business Intelligence
16 17 (2.62%) Workflow
16 17 (2.62%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (2.62%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 355 (54.78%) C#
2 261 (40.28%) SQL
3 234 (36.11%) JavaScript
4 159 (24.54%) Java
5 95 (14.66%) VB.NET
6 58 (8.95%) T-SQL
7 50 (7.72%) PHP
8 39 (6.02%) PL/SQL
9 37 (5.71%) C++
10 23 (3.55%) Ruby
11 22 (3.40%) C
12 13 (2.01%) PowerShell
12 13 (2.01%) Apex Code
12 13 (2.01%) XAML
12 13 (2.01%) VB
13 10 (1.54%) VBScript
14 9 (1.39%) LotusScript
14 9 (1.39%) Shell Script
15 7 (1.08%) F#
15 7 (1.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 108 (16.67%) Degree
2 11 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (1.23%) MCTS
4 6 (0.93%) MCP
4 6 (0.93%) MCAD
4 6 (0.93%) MCSD
5 3 (0.46%) PhD
5 3 (0.46%) MCITP
6 2 (0.31%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.31%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.39%) QA
2 3 (0.46%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.15%) SLA
3 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.15%) HL7
3 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (0.62%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (0.15%) SCCM
1 1 (0.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 160 (24.69%) Microsoft
2 50 (7.72%) Oracle
2 50 (7.72%) JBoss
3 24 (3.70%) DevExpress
4 21 (3.24%) Salesforce.com
5 19 (2.93%) Google
6 17 (2.62%) Sage
7 13 (2.01%) Twitter
8 11 (1.70%) Facebook
9 9 (1.39%) IBM
9 9 (1.39%) Lotus
10 8 (1.23%) Adobe
11 7 (1.08%) Sybase
12 5 (0.77%) Apple
12 5 (0.77%) Sony
12 5 (0.77%) Yahoo!
13 4 (0.62%) Bloomberg
13 4 (0.62%) Alterian
13 4 (0.62%) Ektron
13 4 (0.62%) EPiServer
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