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 14 July 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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 347 329 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 28.10% 31.04% 40.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.38% 32.29% 41.51%
Number of salaries quoted 311 306 445
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Job Titles Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1181 1019 1195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.63% 96.13% 97.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1019 860 1040
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £35,079
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
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 14 July 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 14 July 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 60 £37,500 - 2
Chelmsford 0 42 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Basildon -1 26 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Southend-on-Sea -1 18 £32,500 -18.75% 4
Brentwood +1 12 £40,000 -8.04%
Billericay 0 12 £37,500 +25.00%
Harlow -1 12 £36,250 +15.07%
Saffron Walden - 10 £56,250 -
Witham 0 7 £45,000 -10.00%
Hockley - 5 £23,250 - 3
Braintree 0 4 £30,000 +33.33%
Canvey Island - 4 £32,500 -
Wickford - 4 £35,000 - 1
Loughton - 2 £22,000 - 1
Chigwell - 2 £37,500 -
Waltham Abbey -2 1 £32,500 -13.33%
Halstead - 1 £40,000 -
Developer
East of England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 (57.19%) .NET
2 374 (55.41%) C#
3 318 (47.11%) SQL Server
4 290 (42.96%) SQL
5 264 (39.11%) JavaScript
6 244 (36.15%) ASP.NET
7 227 (33.63%) HTML
8 215 (31.85%) CSS
9 183 (27.11%) Microsoft
10 180 (26.67%) MVC
11 149 (22.07%) Java
12 147 (21.78%) OO
13 118 (17.48%) Degree
14 115 (17.04%) XML
15 112 (16.59%) TDD
16 110 (16.30%) jQuery
17 103 (15.26%) WCF
18 102 (15.11%) Web Services
19 93 (13.78%) Visual Studio
19 93 (13.78%) Ajax
20 90 (13.33%) Finance
21 83 (12.30%) VB.NET
22 79 (11.70%) MS Excel
23 78 (11.56%) Windows
23 78 (11.56%) WinForms
24 73 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
25 72 (10.67%) OOP
26 71 (10.52%) T-SQL
26 71 (10.52%) ASP.NET MVC
27 69 (10.22%) .NET Framework

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 67 (9.93%) SharePoint
2 47 (6.96%) IIS
3 40 (5.93%) Umbraco
4 31 (4.59%) CMS
5 27 (4.00%) Node.js
6 23 (3.41%) WebSphere
6 23 (3.41%) WebLogic
7 22 (3.26%) GlassFish
8 13 (1.93%) WordPress
9 12 (1.78%) Lotus Domino
10 10 (1.48%) IBM Notes
11 9 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
12 8 (1.19%) Drupal
13 5 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.59%) Kentico
14 4 (0.59%) Sitefinity
14 4 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
14 4 (0.59%) Immediacy CMS
14 4 (0.59%) DNN
14 4 (0.59%) Apache
Applications
1 79 (11.70%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.93%) Photoshop
2 13 (1.93%) MS Office
3 5 (0.74%) GIMP
4 4 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.44%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 13 (1.93%) Magento
2 7 (1.04%) Shopify
3 6 (0.89%) Sage 200
4 5 (0.74%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.15%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.96%) Cloud Computing
2 19 (2.81%) SaaS
3 10 (1.48%) Force.com
4 9 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.78%) FTP
2 8 (1.19%) SAN
3 6 (0.89%) Internet
4 5 (0.74%) SMS
5 4 (0.59%) VoIP
6 3 (0.44%) Firewall
6 3 (0.44%) DNS
7 2 (0.30%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (0.30%) NFC
7 2 (0.30%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.30%) VPN
7 2 (0.30%) Intranet
8 1 (0.15%) SMPP
8 1 (0.15%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 318 (47.11%) SQL Server
2 63 (9.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 57 (8.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 50 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 38 (5.63%) Relational Database
6 29 (4.30%) NoSQL
7 28 (4.15%) Data Mining
7 28 (4.15%) MySQL
8 25 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
9 21 (3.11%) Data Warehouse
10 15 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
11 13 (1.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 12 (1.78%) QlikView
12 12 (1.78%) RDBMS
13 10 (1.48%) MongoDB
14 9 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
15 7 (1.04%) MS Access
15 7 (1.04%) SQL Server 2000
16 5 (0.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 4 (0.59%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 93 (13.78%) Visual Studio
2 47 (6.96%) NUnit
3 45 (6.67%) MSTest
4 33 (4.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 28 (4.15%) Rhino Mocks
6 25 (3.70%) Git (software)
7 24 (3.56%) Moq
7 24 (3.56%) Subversion
8 18 (2.67%) Maven
8 18 (2.67%) Gradle
8 18 (2.67%) Ant
9 11 (1.63%) Grunt
9 11 (1.63%) Mocha
9 11 (1.63%) PhoneGap
10 9 (1.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 7 (1.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 6 (0.89%) MSBuild
13 5 (0.74%) Eclipse
14 3 (0.44%) JIRA
14 3 (0.44%) JUnit
General
1 90 (13.33%) Finance
2 61 (9.04%) Marketing
3 42 (6.22%) Automotive
4 18 (2.67%) Advertising
5 11 (1.63%) Back Office
6 10 (1.48%) Retail
7 8 (1.19%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.04%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.04%) Games
9 4 (0.59%) Banking
9 4 (0.59%) Electronics
10 3 (0.44%) Legal
11 2 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.30%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.30%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.15%) Portuguese Language
12 1 (0.15%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 386 (57.19%) .NET
2 244 (36.15%) ASP.NET
3 227 (33.63%) HTML
4 215 (31.85%) CSS
5 115 (17.04%) XML
6 110 (16.30%) jQuery
7 103 (15.26%) WCF
8 102 (15.11%) Web Services
9 93 (13.78%) Ajax
10 78 (11.56%) WinForms
11 71 (10.52%) ASP.NET MVC
12 69 (10.22%) .NET Framework
13 68 (10.07%) WPF
14 62 (9.19%) J2EE
15 46 (6.81%) SOAP
16 45 (6.67%) HTML5
17 40 (5.93%) JSON
17 40 (5.93%) CSS3
18 34 (5.04%) XHTML
19 33 (4.89%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 55 (8.15%) Computer Science
2 45 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 30 (4.44%) Inversion of Control
4 25 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (1.93%) N-Tier
6 12 (1.78%) Management Information System
6 12 (1.78%) iPad
6 12 (1.78%) iPhone
7 10 (1.48%) Open Source
7 10 (1.48%) Web 2.0
8 9 (1.33%) Client/Server
9 7 (1.04%) Smartphone
9 7 (1.04%) Social Media
10 6 (0.89%) Data Protection Act
10 6 (0.89%) Telematics
10 6 (0.89%) Social Network
10 6 (0.89%) Online Games
11 5 (0.74%) Data Integration
11 5 (0.74%) CUDA
11 5 (0.74%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 78 (11.56%) Windows
2 53 (7.85%) Android
3 23 (3.41%) Apple iOS
4 20 (2.96%) Linux
5 15 (2.22%) UNIX
6 8 (1.19%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (0.44%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.30%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.15%) CentOS
9 1 (0.15%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (26.67%) MVC
2 147 (21.78%) OO
3 112 (16.59%) TDD
4 73 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
5 72 (10.67%) OOP
6 53 (7.85%) E-Commerce
7 49 (7.26%) Unit Testing
8 44 (6.52%) Software Engineering
9 39 (5.78%) Web Application Development
10 35 (5.19%) Web Development
10 35 (5.19%) Scrum
11 31 (4.59%) MVVM
12 30 (4.44%) Dependency Injection
12 30 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
13 28 (4.15%) OOD
13 28 (4.15%) Android Development
14 26 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
15 24 (3.56%) BDD
16 23 (3.41%) Kanban
16 23 (3.41%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 374 (55.41%) C#
2 290 (42.96%) SQL
3 264 (39.11%) JavaScript
4 149 (22.07%) Java
5 83 (12.30%) VB.NET
6 71 (10.52%) T-SQL
7 62 (9.19%) PHP
8 44 (6.52%) C++
9 37 (5.48%) Ruby
10 34 (5.04%) PL/SQL
11 25 (3.70%) C
12 14 (2.07%) Perl
12 14 (2.07%) Apex Code
13 12 (1.78%) XAML
14 11 (1.63%) ActionScript
15 10 (1.48%) LotusScript
16 9 (1.33%) PowerShell
17 8 (1.19%) VB
17 8 (1.19%) Shell Script
17 8 (1.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 118 (17.48%) Degree
2 20 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (2.52%) MCTS
4 15 (2.22%) MCP
4 15 (2.22%) MCAD
4 15 (2.22%) MCSD
5 3 (0.44%) MCITP
6 2 (0.30%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.30%) PhD
7 1 (0.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.41%) 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 (0.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.30%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (0.30%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (0.44%) Puppet
2 2 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.30%) Nagios
Vendors
1 183 (27.11%) Microsoft
2 43 (6.37%) Oracle
3 33 (4.89%) JBoss
4 26 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
5 21 (3.11%) Adobe
5 21 (3.11%) DevExpress
6 14 (2.07%) Lotus
7 12 (1.78%) Google
8 10 (1.48%) Sage
8 10 (1.48%) IBM
9 9 (1.33%) Facebook
10 7 (1.04%) Cognos
11 6 (0.89%) Sybase
11 6 (0.89%) SAP
11 6 (0.89%) Twitter
12 5 (0.74%) EPiServer
12 5 (0.74%) JD Edwards
13 4 (0.59%) Apple
13 4 (0.59%) Bloomberg
13 4 (0.59%) Sony
Chelmsford, Essex
TechnoRecruit
Salary: From £28,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hockley, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 25k plus benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Wickford, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Essex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
IT Connections
Salary: 30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £200 - 275 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Proteus Europe
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: 40k
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: 3 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Candidate Source
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per annum according to experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Discretionary Bonus, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
I3
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Hockley, Essex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hockley, Essex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 6 days ago