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

Location
3 months to
5 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 339 328 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 28.42% 27.40% 30.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.82% 28.65% 31.46%
Number of salaries quoted 290 299 324
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,450 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,750 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +9.15%
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
1100 1145 1103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 92.20% 95.66% 95.91%
Number of salaries quoted 844 974 910
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
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 5 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 5 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 53 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Chelmsford 0 44 £40,000 - 1
Southend-on-Sea +2 39 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Basildon 0 33 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Harlow +2 13 £42,500 +57.40% 1
Brentwood -11 12 £45,000 - 2
Witham -1 6 £37,500 +6.38% 1
Braintree 0 4 - -
Wickford -1 4 £25,000 -28.57%
Leigh-on-Sea - 4 £32,500 -
Billericay -2 3 £27,500 -26.66%
Waltham Abbey +2 2 £47,500 +46.15%
Saffron Walden 0 2 £35,750 -36.44%
Chigwell 0 1 £37,500 -
Rayleigh - 1 £32,500 - 1
Developer
East of England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 376 (54.89%) .NET
2 351 (51.24%) C#
3 340 (49.64%) JavaScript
4 325 (47.45%) HTML
5 285 (41.61%) SQL
6 280 (40.88%) SQL Server
7 271 (39.56%) MVC
8 249 (36.35%) ASP.NET
9 240 (35.04%) CSS
10 197 (28.76%) jQuery
11 187 (27.30%) Agile Software Development
12 149 (21.75%) Java
13 128 (18.69%) VB.NET
13 128 (18.69%) Microsoft
14 126 (18.39%) Degree
15 115 (16.79%) ASP.NET MVC
16 112 (16.35%) SDLC
16 112 (16.35%) .NET Framework
17 107 (15.62%) Software Engineering
18 102 (14.89%) TDD
19 85 (12.41%) MS Excel
20 84 (12.26%) Spring
21 83 (12.12%) Unit Testing
22 80 (11.68%) User Experience
23 79 (11.53%) Computer Science
24 76 (11.09%) PHP
24 76 (11.09%) MySQL
24 76 (11.09%) Finance
25 75 (10.95%) Visual Studio
25 75 (10.95%) T-SQL

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 48 (7.01%) JBoss
2 32 (4.67%) CMS
3 24 (3.50%) SharePoint
4 21 (3.07%) IIS
4 21 (3.07%) Node.js
5 16 (2.34%) SharePoint 2013
5 16 (2.34%) SharePoint 2010
6 15 (2.19%) WordPress
7 14 (2.04%) WebSphere
8 6 (0.88%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.58%) GlassFish
10 3 (0.44%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.29%) NetWeaver
11 2 (0.29%) Apache
11 2 (0.29%) ExpressionEngine
12 1 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.15%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 85 (12.41%) MS Excel
2 22 (3.21%) MS Office
3 19 (2.77%) Photoshop
4 9 (1.31%) InDesign
5 5 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.58%) Mingle
7 3 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.29%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.88%) AWD
2 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.73%) SaaS
3 2 (0.29%) GitHub
4 1 (0.15%) Office 365
4 1 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.02%) HTTP
2 5 (0.73%) Intranet
3 4 (0.58%) Internet
4 3 (0.44%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.15%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 280 (40.88%) SQL Server
2 76 (11.09%) MySQL
3 67 (9.78%) Relational Database
4 40 (5.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 29 (4.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 27 (3.94%) MS Access
7 23 (3.36%) SQL Server 2012
8 17 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (1.90%) RDBMS
10 12 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
12 10 (1.46%) NoSQL
13 9 (1.31%) Big Data
14 8 (1.17%) Oracle Database
14 8 (1.17%) SAP BW
15 6 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
15 6 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 4 (0.58%) RavenDB
16 4 (0.58%) Neo4j
16 4 (0.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 75 (10.95%) Visual Studio
2 60 (8.76%) Git (software)
3 50 (7.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 29 (4.23%) TeamCity
5 24 (3.50%) Eclipse
6 23 (3.36%) Moq
7 19 (2.77%) Eclipse RCP
8 18 (2.63%) SpecFlow
9 17 (2.48%) Octopus Deploy
10 15 (2.19%) Grunt
11 14 (2.04%) NUnit
12 13 (1.90%) Selenium
12 13 (1.90%) Jenkins
13 12 (1.75%) Subversion
14 9 (1.31%) MSTest
14 9 (1.31%) PHPUnit
15 8 (1.17%) Ant
15 8 (1.17%) Mercurial
16 7 (1.02%) Maven
16 7 (1.02%) JIRA
General
1 76 (11.09%) Finance
2 24 (3.50%) Retail
3 23 (3.36%) Telecoms
4 22 (3.21%) Back Office
5 19 (2.77%) Marketing
6 18 (2.63%) Banking
7 17 (2.48%) Automotive
8 12 (1.75%) Music Industry
9 10 (1.46%) Games
10 8 (1.17%) Advertising
10 8 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.88%) Law
12 2 (0.29%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.15%) Avionics
13 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.15%) Legal
13 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 376 (54.89%) .NET
2 325 (47.45%) HTML
3 249 (36.35%) ASP.NET
4 240 (35.04%) CSS
5 197 (28.76%) jQuery
6 115 (16.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 112 (16.35%) .NET Framework
8 84 (12.26%) Spring
9 71 (10.36%) Ajax
10 67 (9.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 66 (9.64%) Struts
12 62 (9.05%) AngularJS
13 61 (8.91%) JPA
14 60 (8.76%) XML
15 59 (8.61%) J2EE
15 59 (8.61%) HTML5
16 58 (8.47%) KnockoutJS
17 46 (6.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 46 (6.72%) Servlets
18 45 (6.57%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 80 (11.68%) User Experience
2 79 (11.53%) Computer Science
3 48 (7.01%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (3.50%) Mobile App
5 11 (1.61%) Management Information System
5 11 (1.61%) Replication
6 10 (1.46%) EPoS
6 10 (1.46%) Inversion of Control
7 7 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.02%) Data Integration
7 7 (1.02%) FMCG
8 6 (0.88%) Blog
9 5 (0.73%) NHS
9 5 (0.73%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.58%) Streaming Music
10 4 (0.58%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.44%) iPhone
11 3 (0.44%) Clustering
12 2 (0.29%) Biology
12 2 (0.29%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 50 (7.30%) Windows
2 26 (3.80%) Linux
3 13 (1.90%) Apple iOS
4 12 (1.75%) Android
5 9 (1.31%) UNIX
6 4 (0.58%) CentOS
7 2 (0.29%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.29%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 271 (39.56%) MVC
2 187 (27.30%) Agile Software Development
3 112 (16.35%) SDLC
4 107 (15.62%) Software Engineering
5 102 (14.89%) TDD
6 83 (12.12%) Unit Testing
7 75 (10.95%) OO
8 72 (10.51%) Scrum
9 53 (7.74%) Web Application Development
10 45 (6.57%) OOP
11 44 (6.42%) E-Commerce
12 36 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
13 35 (5.11%) Web Design
14 34 (4.96%) Responsive Web Design
14 34 (4.96%) BDD
15 33 (4.82%) Workflow
16 31 (4.53%) Project Management
16 31 (4.53%) Web Development
17 26 (3.80%) SOA
18 21 (3.07%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 351 (51.24%) C#
2 340 (49.64%) JavaScript
3 285 (41.61%) SQL
4 149 (21.75%) Java
5 128 (18.69%) VB.NET
6 76 (11.09%) PHP
7 75 (10.95%) T-SQL
8 32 (4.67%) VBA
9 27 (3.94%) VB
10 17 (2.48%) PowerShell
11 14 (2.04%) ABAP
11 14 (2.04%) Perl
11 14 (2.04%) C
12 13 (1.90%) PL/SQL
13 12 (1.75%) VBScript
14 11 (1.61%) C++
15 9 (1.31%) Python
16 6 (0.88%) XPath
17 5 (0.73%) PHP5
17 5 (0.73%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 126 (18.39%) Degree
2 23 (3.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (0.58%) MCTS
3 4 (0.58%) MCSD
3 4 (0.58%) MCSE
3 4 (0.58%) PhD
4 1 (0.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.48%) QA
2 8 (1.17%) SLA
3 2 (0.29%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (0.58%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 128 (18.69%) Microsoft
2 49 (7.15%) Oracle
3 17 (2.48%) Adobe
4 16 (2.34%) SAP
5 14 (2.04%) Sitecore
6 10 (1.46%) Facebook
7 9 (1.31%) Google
8 3 (0.44%) DevExpress
9 2 (0.29%) Tableau
9 2 (0.29%) Twitter
9 2 (0.29%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.29%) InterSystems
9 2 (0.29%) VMware
9 2 (0.29%) IBM
10 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.15%) Telerik
Colchester, Essex
HW Search & Selection Ltd*
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum + Share Options
Posted: 3 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
Click4Assistance
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Witham, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 40k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 40k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Share options
Posted: 2 days ago
Harlow, Essex
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southend-On-Sea
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Rayleigh, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary £30-42k DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £24k-27k DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Colchester
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + company shares
Posted: 11 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Essex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Premier IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago