The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Essex region.

Location
3 months to
1 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 324 345 477
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 27.55% 30.29% 40.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.95% 31.56% 41.88%
Number of salaries quoted 295 322 427
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,650 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.87% +1.42%
Job Titles Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1119 1093 1139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.15% 95.96% 97.43%
Number of salaries quoted 956 903 985
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 £25,000 £28,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Developer
East of England

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 1 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 1 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 -1 59 £37,500 - 2
Chelmsford -1 39 £40,000 - 2
Basildon -3 23 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Southend-on-Sea -1 13 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Brentwood +4 10 £45,000 - 2
Harlow -1 10 £27,000 -14.28%
Hockley - 10 £25,000 - 1
Saffron Walden - 10 £56,250 - 2
Witham 0 8 £35,250 -29.50%
Wickford - 8 £35,000 - 1
Billericay 0 6 £37,500 +25.00%
Braintree +1 4 £38,750 +72.22% 1
Canvey Island - 3 £32,500 -
Chigwell - 3 £37,500 -
Halstead - 2 £40,000 -
Loughton - 2 £22,000 - 1
Waltham Abbey -2 1 £32,500 -18.75%
Developer
East of England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 386 (58.13%) .NET
2 371 (55.87%) C#
3 320 (48.19%) SQL Server
4 286 (43.07%) SQL
5 252 (37.95%) JavaScript
6 246 (37.05%) ASP.NET
7 209 (31.48%) HTML
8 197 (29.67%) CSS
9 184 (27.71%) MVC
10 168 (25.30%) Microsoft
11 147 (22.14%) Java
12 137 (20.63%) OO
13 118 (17.77%) Degree
14 114 (17.17%) jQuery
15 110 (16.57%) WCF
16 109 (16.42%) XML
17 97 (14.61%) Web Services
18 95 (14.31%) TDD
19 93 (14.01%) Visual Studio
20 88 (13.25%) VB.NET
20 88 (13.25%) Ajax
21 86 (12.95%) Finance
22 79 (11.90%) .NET Framework
23 75 (11.30%) WinForms
24 74 (11.14%) Agile Software Development
25 70 (10.54%) WPF
26 67 (10.09%) ASP.NET MVC
26 67 (10.09%) J2EE
26 67 (10.09%) OOP
27 66 (9.94%) T-SQL

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 56 (8.43%) SharePoint
2 43 (6.48%) IIS
3 39 (5.87%) Umbraco
4 29 (4.37%) CMS
5 28 (4.22%) WebLogic
5 28 (4.22%) WebSphere
6 27 (4.07%) GlassFish
7 24 (3.61%) Node.js
8 11 (1.66%) Lotus Domino
9 10 (1.51%) IBM Notes
10 9 (1.36%) WordPress
11 8 (1.20%) Drupal
12 6 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.60%) DNN
14 4 (0.60%) Immediacy CMS
14 4 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
14 4 (0.60%) Kentico
14 4 (0.60%) Sitefinity
14 4 (0.60%) Apache
Applications
1 66 (9.94%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.81%) MS Office
2 12 (1.81%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.75%) GIMP
4 4 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.45%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (1.51%) Magento
2 8 (1.20%) Sage 200
3 6 (0.90%) Shopify
4 5 (0.75%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.15%) Pegasus Opera
5 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.01%) Cloud Computing
2 17 (2.56%) SaaS
3 10 (1.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.51%) Force.com
4 2 (0.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.81%) FTP
2 8 (1.20%) SAN
3 5 (0.75%) SMS
4 4 (0.60%) VoIP
5 3 (0.45%) DNS
5 3 (0.45%) Firewall
6 2 (0.30%) NFC
6 2 (0.30%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (0.30%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.30%) VPN
6 2 (0.30%) Intranet
6 2 (0.30%) Internet
7 1 (0.15%) DHCP
7 1 (0.15%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 320 (48.19%) SQL Server
2 66 (9.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 51 (7.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 43 (6.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 42 (6.33%) Relational Database
6 33 (4.97%) Data Mining
7 32 (4.82%) NoSQL
8 26 (3.92%) SQL Server 2005
9 25 (3.77%) MySQL
10 20 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
11 18 (2.71%) RDBMS
12 12 (1.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 11 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
13 11 (1.66%) MongoDB
14 10 (1.51%) Crystal Reports
15 8 (1.20%) QlikView
16 7 (1.05%) SQL Server 2000
16 7 (1.05%) MS Access
17 6 (0.90%) Oracle Database
18 5 (0.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 93 (14.01%) Visual Studio
2 42 (6.33%) NUnit
3 40 (6.02%) MSTest
4 38 (5.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 23 (3.46%) Gradle
5 23 (3.46%) Maven
5 23 (3.46%) Ant
5 23 (3.46%) Subversion
6 20 (3.01%) Git (software)
7 19 (2.86%) Rhino Mocks
8 18 (2.71%) Moq
9 9 (1.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 8 (1.20%) Mocha
10 8 (1.20%) Grunt
10 8 (1.20%) MSBuild
10 8 (1.20%) PhoneGap
11 7 (1.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 4 (0.60%) JUnit
13 2 (0.30%) JIRA
13 2 (0.30%) ReSharper
General
1 86 (12.95%) Finance
2 53 (7.98%) Marketing
3 47 (7.08%) Automotive
4 16 (2.41%) Advertising
5 11 (1.66%) Back Office
6 10 (1.51%) Retail
6 10 (1.51%) Games
7 7 (1.05%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.90%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.45%) Banking
9 3 (0.45%) Legal
9 3 (0.45%) Electronics
10 2 (0.30%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.15%) Publishing
11 1 (0.15%) Portuguese Language
11 1 (0.15%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 386 (58.13%) .NET
2 246 (37.05%) ASP.NET
3 209 (31.48%) HTML
4 197 (29.67%) CSS
5 114 (17.17%) jQuery
6 110 (16.57%) WCF
7 109 (16.42%) XML
8 97 (14.61%) Web Services
9 88 (13.25%) Ajax
10 79 (11.90%) .NET Framework
11 75 (11.30%) WinForms
12 70 (10.54%) WPF
13 67 (10.09%) ASP.NET MVC
13 67 (10.09%) J2EE
14 46 (6.93%) SOAP
15 44 (6.63%) JSON
16 42 (6.33%) HTML5
17 37 (5.57%) Hibernate
18 36 (5.42%) CSS3
19 35 (5.27%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 57 (8.58%) Computer Science
2 40 (6.02%) Mobile App
3 24 (3.61%) Inversion of Control
4 17 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (2.11%) N-Tier
6 12 (1.81%) iPhone
7 10 (1.51%) Web 2.0
7 10 (1.51%) Open Source
7 10 (1.51%) Management Information System
8 9 (1.36%) iPad
9 8 (1.20%) Social Media
9 8 (1.20%) Client/Server
10 6 (0.90%) Online Games
10 6 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
10 6 (0.90%) Telematics
11 5 (0.75%) Tandem
11 5 (0.75%) Replication
11 5 (0.75%) BBC
12 4 (0.60%) Smartphone
12 4 (0.60%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 65 (9.79%) Windows
2 51 (7.68%) Android
3 22 (3.31%) Apple iOS
4 20 (3.01%) Linux
5 13 (1.96%) UNIX
6 7 (1.05%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.45%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.30%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.15%) Fedora
9 1 (0.15%) CentOS
9 1 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (27.71%) MVC
2 137 (20.63%) OO
3 95 (14.31%) TDD
4 74 (11.14%) Agile Software Development
5 67 (10.09%) OOP
6 54 (8.13%) E-Commerce
7 46 (6.93%) Unit Testing
8 42 (6.33%) Software Engineering
9 35 (5.27%) Web Application Development
10 34 (5.12%) Web Development
11 31 (4.67%) Scrum
12 28 (4.22%) Android Development
13 27 (4.07%) OOD
14 26 (3.92%) Dependency Injection
15 25 (3.77%) MVVM
16 24 (3.61%) Business Intelligence
17 20 (3.01%) ETL
18 19 (2.86%) BDD
18 19 (2.86%) Change Control
18 19 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 371 (55.87%) C#
2 286 (43.07%) SQL
3 252 (37.95%) JavaScript
4 147 (22.14%) Java
5 88 (13.25%) VB.NET
6 66 (9.94%) T-SQL
7 61 (9.19%) PHP
8 39 (5.87%) C++
9 35 (5.27%) PL/SQL
10 34 (5.12%) Ruby
11 22 (3.31%) C
12 14 (2.11%) Apex Code
13 13 (1.96%) XAML
13 13 (1.96%) Perl
14 11 (1.66%) PowerShell
15 10 (1.51%) LotusScript
16 8 (1.20%) Shell Script
16 8 (1.20%) VB
16 8 (1.20%) ActionScript
16 8 (1.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 118 (17.77%) Degree
2 17 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (2.11%) MCTS
4 12 (1.81%) MCP
4 12 (1.81%) MCAD
4 12 (1.81%) MCSD
5 3 (0.45%) MCITP
6 2 (0.30%) PhD
6 2 (0.30%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.71%) QA
2 2 (0.30%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.15%) SLA
3 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (0.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.30%) KVM
2 2 (0.30%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (0.45%) Puppet
2 2 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.15%) Nagios
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 168 (25.30%) Microsoft
2 46 (6.93%) Oracle
3 35 (5.27%) JBoss
4 26 (3.92%) Salesforce.com
5 24 (3.61%) DevExpress
6 18 (2.71%) Adobe
7 16 (2.41%) Google
8 12 (1.81%) Lotus
8 12 (1.81%) Sage
9 10 (1.51%) IBM
10 7 (1.05%) Sybase
10 7 (1.05%) Facebook
11 6 (0.90%) Cognos
12 5 (0.75%) SAP
12 5 (0.75%) Apple
12 5 (0.75%) JD Edwards
12 5 (0.75%) Sony
12 5 (0.75%) Yahoo!
13 4 (0.60%) EPiServer
13 4 (0.60%) Sitecore
Essex
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hockley, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 30k plus benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 to £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 to £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Saffron Walden, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 55k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Discretionary Bonus, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical, etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Clacton-on-sea, Essex
Naglotech
Posted: 2 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25k plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wickford, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Braintree
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Basildon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Saffron Walden
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridgeshire Essex Hertfordshire
Questor Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary according to experience
Posted: 11 days ago
Essex
Modis International - London
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 25 days ago