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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 3 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 319 280 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 25.42% 29.08% 29.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.56% 30.40% 30.67%
Number of salaries quoted 263 260 229
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
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
1201 921 838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.70% 95.64% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 963 706 739
Average salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,375
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +7.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 28 January 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 January 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
Chelmsford 0 68 £40,000 -20.00% 7
Southend-on-Sea +2 35 £42,500 +41.66% 8
Colchester -1 32 £28,500 -36.66% 4
Brentwood -5 19 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Harlow +8 13 £45,000 -7.21% 1
Basildon +4 13 £42,000 -16.00% 1
Witham 0 12 £40,000 +45.45%
Braintree +2 5 £28,500 +14.00%
Hockley - 5 £45,000 -
Loughton - 3 £26,500 - 1
Saffron Walden +1 2 £51,250 +69.42% 1
Waltham Abbey +1 1 - - 1
Billericay -1 1 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Maldon - 1 - -
Purfleet - 1 £47,000 -
Developer
East of England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 382 (64.20%) .NET
2 312 (52.44%) C#
3 273 (45.88%) ASP.NET
4 262 (44.03%) MVC
5 258 (43.36%) SQL
6 240 (40.34%) JavaScript
7 235 (39.50%) SQL Server
8 207 (34.79%) HTML
9 192 (32.27%) CSS
10 155 (26.05%) jQuery
11 139 (23.36%) Java
12 131 (22.02%) .NET Framework
13 129 (21.68%) Agile Software Development
14 128 (21.51%) VB.NET
15 122 (20.50%) Microsoft
15 122 (20.50%) ASP.NET MVC
16 104 (17.48%) XML
17 90 (15.13%) WCF
18 88 (14.79%) Degree
19 83 (13.95%) Finance
20 82 (13.78%) Web Services
21 77 (12.94%) Web Development
22 76 (12.77%) T-SQL
23 75 (12.61%) WPF
24 72 (12.10%) WinForms
25 71 (11.93%) LINQ
26 69 (11.60%) Software Engineering
27 66 (11.09%) Windows
28 62 (10.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
29 60 (10.08%) E-Commerce

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 41 (6.89%) JBoss
2 34 (5.71%) SharePoint
3 13 (2.18%) IIS
4 12 (2.02%) WebSphere
4 12 (2.02%) Node.js
5 10 (1.68%) CMS
6 8 (1.34%) GlassFish
6 8 (1.34%) Umbraco
6 8 (1.34%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.67%) Mule
8 3 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.34%) PrestaShop
9 2 (0.34%) WordPress
10 1 (0.17%) Apache
10 1 (0.17%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 32 (5.38%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.69%) MS Office
3 5 (0.84%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.50%) MS Project
4 3 (0.50%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.34%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.18%) Magento
2 5 (0.84%) Sage 200
2 5 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.34%) Pegasus Opera
4 2 (0.34%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.17%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.17%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.17%) Sage 300 ERP
5 1 (0.17%) ProductWriter
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.84%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.18%) TCP/IP
2 12 (2.02%) HTTP
3 10 (1.68%) Internet
4 4 (0.67%) Intranet
4 4 (0.67%) VoIP
5 2 (0.34%) SMS
5 2 (0.34%) DNS
5 2 (0.34%) SMPP
5 2 (0.34%) NFC
6 1 (0.17%) LDAP
6 1 (0.17%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 235 (39.50%) SQL Server
2 39 (6.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 34 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 33 (5.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 29 (4.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 22 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
8 19 (3.19%) MySQL
9 17 (2.86%) Oracle Database
10 15 (2.52%) RDBMS
11 11 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (1.34%) NoSQL
12 8 (1.34%) Data Mining
12 8 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (1.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 8 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (1.01%) QlikView
13 6 (1.01%) PerformancePoint
14 5 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 49 (8.24%) Visual Studio
2 39 (6.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 35 (5.88%) NUnit
4 25 (4.20%) MSTest
5 20 (3.36%) Git (software)
6 18 (3.03%) Subversion
7 16 (2.69%) Moq
8 13 (2.18%) Rhino Mocks
8 13 (2.18%) LabVIEW
9 11 (1.85%) JUnit
10 9 (1.51%) Ant
10 9 (1.51%) Maven
11 8 (1.34%) TeamCity
11 8 (1.34%) Gradle
12 7 (1.18%) MSBuild
13 6 (1.01%) SpecFlow
13 6 (1.01%) Mockito
14 5 (0.84%) jMock
15 3 (0.50%) Mercurial
15 3 (0.50%) NCover
General
1 83 (13.95%) Finance
2 30 (5.04%) Automotive
3 18 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 14 (2.35%) Marketing
5 12 (2.02%) Retail
6 8 (1.34%) Banking
7 7 (1.18%) Games
7 7 (1.18%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.01%) Back Office
9 5 (0.84%) Advertising
9 5 (0.84%) Legal
9 5 (0.84%) Local Government
10 3 (0.50%) French Language
10 3 (0.50%) German Language
10 3 (0.50%) Italian Language
10 3 (0.50%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.50%) Law
11 2 (0.34%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Electronics
12 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 382 (64.20%) .NET
2 273 (45.88%) ASP.NET
3 207 (34.79%) HTML
4 192 (32.27%) CSS
5 155 (26.05%) jQuery
6 131 (22.02%) .NET Framework
7 122 (20.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 104 (17.48%) XML
9 90 (15.13%) WCF
10 82 (13.78%) Web Services
11 75 (12.61%) WPF
12 72 (12.10%) WinForms
13 71 (11.93%) LINQ
14 62 (10.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 58 (9.75%) HTML5
16 55 (9.24%) J2EE
17 48 (8.07%) Spring
18 42 (7.06%) Razor View Engine
19 40 (6.72%) CSS3
19 40 (6.72%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 53 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (8.74%) Computer Science
3 39 (6.55%) Open Source
4 21 (3.53%) Mobile App
5 17 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (2.69%) Inversion of Control
7 15 (2.52%) Mathematics
7 15 (2.52%) User Experience
8 14 (2.35%) N-Tier
9 13 (2.18%) NHS
10 11 (1.85%) Social Network
11 9 (1.51%) iPhone
12 8 (1.34%) FMCG
12 8 (1.34%) Life Science
13 7 (1.18%) Kindle
14 6 (1.01%) Data Extraction
15 5 (0.84%) Algorithms
15 5 (0.84%) Mainframe
16 4 (0.67%) Management Information System
16 4 (0.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 66 (11.09%) Windows
2 16 (2.69%) Android
3 11 (1.85%) Linux
4 9 (1.51%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.67%) Windows Phone
6 3 (0.50%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (44.03%) MVC
2 129 (21.68%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (12.94%) Web Development
4 69 (11.60%) Software Engineering
5 60 (10.08%) E-Commerce
6 55 (9.24%) OO
7 53 (8.91%) TDD
8 47 (7.90%) Web Application Development
9 38 (6.39%) Scrum
10 35 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
11 33 (5.55%) Unit Testing
12 32 (5.38%) OOP
12 32 (5.38%) SEO
13 28 (4.71%) Workflow
14 26 (4.37%) OOD
15 24 (4.03%) ETL
15 24 (4.03%) Dependency Injection
15 24 (4.03%) Responsive Web Design
16 22 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
17 19 (3.19%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 312 (52.44%) C#
2 258 (43.36%) SQL
3 240 (40.34%) JavaScript
4 139 (23.36%) Java
5 128 (21.51%) VB.NET
6 76 (12.77%) T-SQL
7 38 (6.39%) VB
8 30 (5.04%) PHP
9 25 (4.20%) C
10 20 (3.36%) VBScript
11 12 (2.02%) PL/SQL
11 12 (2.02%) Python
12 10 (1.68%) C++
12 10 (1.68%) PowerShell
13 9 (1.51%) XPath
13 9 (1.51%) XAML
14 7 (1.18%) VB6
15 6 (1.01%) XQuery
16 5 (0.84%) VBA
16 5 (0.84%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 88 (14.79%) Degree
2 8 (1.34%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.34%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.17%) PhD
4 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.34%) SLA
2 7 (1.18%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.34%) QA
3 2 (0.34%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (0.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 122 (20.50%) Microsoft
2 35 (5.88%) Oracle
3 16 (2.69%) Twitter
4 13 (2.18%) Sage
5 11 (1.85%) Tableau
5 11 (1.85%) Facebook
6 8 (1.34%) Google
7 6 (1.01%) DevExpress
8 5 (0.84%) SAP
8 5 (0.84%) Adobe
9 4 (0.67%) Business Objects
10 3 (0.50%) Red Gate
10 3 (0.50%) IBM
11 2 (0.34%) Dell
11 2 (0.34%) webMethods
11 2 (0.34%) Software AG
11 2 (0.34%) Pegasus
12 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.17%) Telerik
12 1 (0.17%) AccuRev
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits & Training Budget
Posted: 17 hours ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits & Training Budget
Posted: 17 hours ago
Colchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 40k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southend-On-Sea
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £16500 - £16640 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon, Essex
Xchanging
Salary: Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Tiptree, Essex
JobServe Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Tiptree, Essex
JobServe Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonuses + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 2 days ago
Southend-On-Sea
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Harlow, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wickford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southend-On-Sea
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Waltham Abbey, Essex
Vertical IT
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Extensive Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £24k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50k - 55k per year
Posted: 6 days ago