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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 352 390 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 27.91% 26.99% 31.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.51% 28.08% 32.25%
Number of salaries quoted 321 336 305
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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
1193 1389 983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 94.61% 96.12% 97.62%
Number of salaries quoted 953 1159 842
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +13.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £55,000 £67,500
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 28 May 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 May 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 +3 87 £28,750 -17.85% 6
Chelmsford 0 60 £37,500 -16.66% 8
Southend-on-Sea 0 30 £35,000 +1.44% 2
Basildon -3 17 £36,250 -12.12% 4
Brentwood -2 15 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Witham 0 7 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Harlow -3 6 £55,000 +21.54%
Leigh-on-Sea - 6 £37,500 -
Billericay 0 5 £27,500 -21.42% 1
Chigwell - 4 £22,500 -
Purfleet - 4 £35,000 -
Saffron Walden -1 3 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Wickford +1 1 £25,000 -28.57% 1
Braintree +1 1 £35,000 +16.66%
Loughton -4 1 £23,000 +4.54%
Developer
East of England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 406 (60.96%) .NET
2 371 (55.71%) C#
3 334 (50.15%) JavaScript
4 318 (47.75%) HTML
5 312 (46.85%) MVC
6 298 (44.74%) SQL
7 292 (43.84%) SQL Server
7 292 (43.84%) ASP.NET
8 242 (36.34%) CSS
9 194 (29.13%) jQuery
10 183 (27.48%) Agile Software Development
11 156 (23.42%) ASP.NET MVC
12 139 (20.87%) VB.NET
13 136 (20.42%) Microsoft
14 126 (18.92%) Java
15 113 (16.97%) Degree
16 112 (16.82%) Software Engineering
17 109 (16.37%) .NET Framework
18 94 (14.11%) SDLC
19 93 (13.96%) TDD
20 85 (12.76%) Finance
21 79 (11.86%) XML
22 77 (11.56%) HTML5
23 76 (11.41%) MS Excel
24 75 (11.26%) Unit Testing
25 74 (11.11%) Scrum
26 73 (10.96%) Computer Science
27 68 (10.21%) Spring
28 67 (10.06%) Visual Studio
29 66 (9.91%) User Experience

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 29 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 27 (4.05%) JBoss
3 20 (3.00%) Node.js
3 20 (3.00%) CMS
4 16 (2.40%) WebSphere
5 14 (2.10%) SharePoint 2013
5 14 (2.10%) WordPress
6 13 (1.95%) SharePoint 2010
7 11 (1.65%) IIS
8 6 (0.90%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.60%) GlassFish
10 3 (0.45%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.30%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.30%) Apache
12 1 (0.15%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.15%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 76 (11.41%) MS Excel
2 21 (3.15%) Photoshop
3 14 (2.10%) MS Office
4 10 (1.50%) InDesign
5 5 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.60%) Mingle
6 4 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.45%) MS Project
7 3 (0.45%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (0.75%) AWD
2 2 (0.30%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.15%) Magento
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.15%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.15%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.15%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.05%) GitHub
2 6 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.75%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 5 (0.75%) Sage Pay
4 2 (0.30%) SaaS
5 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.50%) HTTP
2 9 (1.35%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.60%) Internet
4 2 (0.30%) FTP
5 1 (0.15%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 292 (43.84%) SQL Server
2 53 (7.96%) Relational Database
3 52 (7.81%) MySQL
4 47 (7.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 38 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 28 (4.20%) SQL Server 2008
7 23 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
8 22 (3.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 19 (2.85%) RDBMS
9 19 (2.85%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (1.80%) Crystal Reports
11 11 (1.65%) Oracle Database
12 9 (1.35%) MS Access
13 8 (1.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 7 (1.05%) DB2
14 7 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
15 6 (0.90%) NoSQL
16 5 (0.75%) SAP BW
17 4 (0.60%) RavenDB
17 4 (0.60%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 67 (10.06%) Visual Studio
2 38 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 32 (4.80%) Git (software)
4 27 (4.05%) Moq
5 22 (3.30%) TeamCity
6 19 (2.85%) NUnit
6 19 (2.85%) MSTest
7 17 (2.55%) Octopus Deploy
8 14 (2.10%) Rhino Mocks
9 13 (1.95%) Selenium
9 13 (1.95%) Jenkins
9 13 (1.95%) SpecFlow
10 11 (1.65%) Grunt
11 9 (1.35%) Subversion
12 8 (1.20%) Ant
12 8 (1.20%) JUnit
12 8 (1.20%) Eclipse
13 7 (1.05%) Maven
13 7 (1.05%) LabVIEW
14 6 (0.90%) Mockito
General
1 85 (12.76%) Finance
2 20 (3.00%) Marketing
3 19 (2.85%) Telecoms
4 17 (2.55%) Back Office
5 15 (2.25%) Retail
5 15 (2.25%) Automotive
6 14 (2.10%) Music Industry
7 13 (1.95%) Banking
8 9 (1.35%) Games
9 6 (0.90%) Advertising
9 6 (0.90%) Law
10 5 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.75%) French Language
10 5 (0.75%) German Language
10 5 (0.75%) Italian Language
10 5 (0.75%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.30%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.15%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 406 (60.96%) .NET
2 318 (47.75%) HTML
3 292 (43.84%) ASP.NET
4 242 (36.34%) CSS
5 194 (29.13%) jQuery
6 156 (23.42%) ASP.NET MVC
7 109 (16.37%) .NET Framework
8 79 (11.86%) XML
9 77 (11.56%) HTML5
10 68 (10.21%) Spring
11 62 (9.31%) J2EE
12 61 (9.16%) WCF
13 60 (9.01%) Ajax
13 60 (9.01%) WinForms
14 59 (8.86%) Struts
15 54 (8.11%) WPF
16 52 (7.81%) JPA
17 51 (7.66%) LINQ
17 51 (7.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 51 (7.66%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 73 (10.96%) Computer Science
2 66 (9.91%) User Experience
3 56 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (3.30%) Mobile App
5 14 (2.10%) Inversion of Control
6 11 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (1.35%) Client/Server
7 9 (1.35%) EPoS
8 8 (1.20%) FMCG
8 8 (1.20%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.05%) NHS
9 7 (1.05%) Streaming Music
9 7 (1.05%) Mathematics
10 6 (0.90%) Blog
10 6 (0.90%) Social Network
11 5 (0.75%) Replication
12 4 (0.60%) Data Extraction
13 3 (0.45%) N-Tier
13 3 (0.45%) Clustering
13 3 (0.45%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 60 (9.01%) Windows
2 24 (3.60%) Linux
3 10 (1.50%) Apple iOS
4 8 (1.20%) Android
5 4 (0.60%) CentOS
6 1 (0.15%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (46.85%) MVC
2 183 (27.48%) Agile Software Development
3 112 (16.82%) Software Engineering
4 94 (14.11%) SDLC
5 93 (13.96%) TDD
6 75 (11.26%) Unit Testing
7 74 (11.11%) Scrum
8 64 (9.61%) Web Application Development
9 57 (8.56%) E-Commerce
10 54 (8.11%) OO
11 50 (7.51%) Web Development
12 42 (6.31%) Responsive Web Design
13 40 (6.01%) Continuous Integration
14 36 (5.41%) OOP
15 35 (5.26%) Dependency Injection
16 34 (5.11%) Web Design
17 32 (4.80%) Business Intelligence
17 32 (4.80%) Workflow
18 29 (4.35%) ETL
19 28 (4.20%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 371 (55.71%) C#
2 334 (50.15%) JavaScript
3 298 (44.74%) SQL
4 139 (20.87%) VB.NET
5 126 (18.92%) Java
6 63 (9.46%) T-SQL
7 55 (8.26%) PHP
8 36 (5.41%) VB
9 18 (2.70%) PowerShell
10 15 (2.25%) VBA
10 15 (2.25%) C
10 15 (2.25%) PL/SQL
11 9 (1.35%) VBScript
11 9 (1.35%) Perl
11 9 (1.35%) PHP5
12 8 (1.20%) C++
12 8 (1.20%) Python
13 6 (0.90%) ABAP
14 5 (0.75%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.75%) VB6
Qualifications
1 113 (16.97%) Degree
2 16 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (0.60%) MCTS
3 4 (0.60%) MCSD
3 4 (0.60%) MCSE
4 1 (0.15%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.25%) QA
2 11 (1.65%) SLA
3 2 (0.30%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 4 (0.60%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 136 (20.42%) Microsoft
2 38 (5.71%) Oracle
3 17 (2.55%) Adobe
4 14 (2.10%) Sitecore
5 13 (1.95%) Facebook
6 12 (1.80%) Business Objects
7 11 (1.65%) Tableau
8 9 (1.35%) Google
9 8 (1.20%) Sage
10 7 (1.05%) DevExpress
11 6 (0.90%) Twitter
11 6 (0.90%) SAP
12 5 (0.75%) PayPal
13 2 (0.30%) EPiServer
13 2 (0.30%) Salesforce.com
14 1 (0.15%) EMC
14 1 (0.15%) IBM
14 1 (0.15%) Software AG
14 1 (0.15%) Novell
14 1 (0.15%) webMethods
Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: 3 hours ago
Essex
Square One Resources
Posted: 14 hours ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £75000 Per Annum £negotiable
Posted: 20 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 35k plus benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Witham, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 37k + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Billericay, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25 - 30k + pension, healthcare and more
Posted: 22 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
Talent Spa
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield Peverel, Essex
Ifftner Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Annapurna
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wickford, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basildon, Essex
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Basildon, Essex
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Square One Resources
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago