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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 388 361 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 30.89% 27.96% 31.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 32.85% 29.23% 32.64%
Number of salaries quoted 345 324 312
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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
1181 1235 1014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 94.03% 95.66% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 926 1053 863
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +1 80 £29,000 -17.14% 2
Chelmsford 0 60 £38,000 -15.55% 4
Southend-on-Sea +2 37 £35,000 +2.94% 9
Basildon -2 26 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Harlow +1 13 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Brentwood -8 11 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Witham -1 8 £37,500 -16.66% 3
Leigh-on-Sea - 6 £35,000 -
Billericay -1 5 £27,500 -26.66%
Braintree +2 4 - -
Chigwell 0 4 £22,500 -40.00%
Saffron Walden +1 3 £40,000 -30.43%
Wickford -1 2 £25,750 -26.42% 1
Purfleet - 2 £35,000 -
Loughton -3 1 £23,000 +4.54%
Rayleigh - 1 £32,500 - 1
Developer
East of England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 395 (57.83%) .NET
2 367 (53.73%) C#
3 339 (49.63%) JavaScript
4 328 (48.02%) HTML
5 294 (43.05%) SQL Server
6 285 (41.73%) MVC
7 284 (41.58%) SQL
8 274 (40.12%) ASP.NET
9 238 (34.85%) CSS
10 197 (28.84%) jQuery
11 186 (27.23%) Agile Software Development
12 144 (21.08%) ASP.NET MVC
13 140 (20.50%) Microsoft
14 138 (20.20%) Java
15 134 (19.62%) VB.NET
16 113 (16.54%) Degree
17 109 (15.96%) Software Engineering
18 105 (15.37%) .NET Framework
18 105 (15.37%) SDLC
19 101 (14.79%) TDD
20 89 (13.03%) MS Excel
21 81 (11.86%) Spring
22 79 (11.57%) Unit Testing
23 77 (11.27%) Scrum
24 76 (11.13%) User Experience
25 74 (10.83%) Visual Studio
25 74 (10.83%) Finance
26 73 (10.69%) XML
26 73 (10.69%) Computer Science
27 69 (10.10%) HTML5

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 37 (5.42%) JBoss
2 26 (3.81%) CMS
3 24 (3.51%) Node.js
4 20 (2.93%) SharePoint
5 16 (2.34%) WordPress
6 15 (2.20%) WebSphere
6 15 (2.20%) SharePoint 2010
7 14 (2.05%) IIS
7 14 (2.05%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (0.88%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.59%) GlassFish
10 3 (0.44%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.29%) ExpressionEngine
11 2 (0.29%) Apache
12 1 (0.15%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.15%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 89 (13.03%) MS Excel
2 24 (3.51%) Photoshop
3 20 (2.93%) MS Office
4 10 (1.46%) InDesign
5 5 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.59%) Mingle
7 3 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.44%) MS Project
7 3 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.88%) AWD
2 2 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.02%) GitHub
3 6 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.73%) SaaS
4 5 (0.73%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 5 (0.73%) Sage Pay
5 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.05%) HTTP
2 5 (0.73%) TCP/IP
2 5 (0.73%) Intranet
3 3 (0.44%) Internet
4 1 (0.15%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 294 (43.05%) SQL Server
2 67 (9.81%) MySQL
3 62 (9.08%) Relational Database
4 36 (5.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 28 (4.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 23 (3.37%) SQL Server 2012
7 21 (3.07%) SQL Server 2008
8 19 (2.78%) MS Access
9 18 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
9 18 (2.64%) RDBMS
10 10 (1.46%) Crystal Reports
10 10 (1.46%) NoSQL
10 10 (1.46%) Oracle Database
11 9 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (1.17%) SAP BW
13 7 (1.02%) DB2
13 7 (1.02%) Big Data
14 5 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
15 4 (0.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 4 (0.59%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 74 (10.83%) Visual Studio
2 44 (6.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 42 (6.15%) Git (software)
4 28 (4.10%) TeamCity
5 27 (3.95%) Moq
6 18 (2.64%) NUnit
7 17 (2.49%) Eclipse
7 17 (2.49%) SpecFlow
7 17 (2.49%) Octopus Deploy
8 14 (2.05%) MSTest
9 13 (1.90%) Jenkins
9 13 (1.90%) Grunt
9 13 (1.90%) Eclipse RCP
9 13 (1.90%) Selenium
10 10 (1.46%) Rhino Mocks
11 8 (1.17%) Ant
12 7 (1.02%) JUnit
12 7 (1.02%) Maven
12 7 (1.02%) Mercurial
13 6 (0.88%) PHPUnit
General
1 74 (10.83%) Finance
2 22 (3.22%) Marketing
3 21 (3.07%) Retail
3 21 (3.07%) Back Office
4 17 (2.49%) Telecoms
5 16 (2.34%) Automotive
6 14 (2.05%) Music Industry
7 13 (1.90%) Banking
8 9 (1.32%) Games
9 8 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (0.88%) Law
10 6 (0.88%) Advertising
11 5 (0.73%) French Language
11 5 (0.73%) German Language
11 5 (0.73%) Italian Language
11 5 (0.73%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.15%) Legal
12 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 395 (57.83%) .NET
2 328 (48.02%) HTML
3 274 (40.12%) ASP.NET
4 238 (34.85%) CSS
5 197 (28.84%) jQuery
6 144 (21.08%) ASP.NET MVC
7 105 (15.37%) .NET Framework
8 81 (11.86%) Spring
9 73 (10.69%) XML
10 69 (10.10%) HTML5
11 66 (9.66%) Struts
12 62 (9.08%) J2EE
12 62 (9.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 59 (8.64%) JPA
14 58 (8.49%) Ajax
15 55 (8.05%) KnockoutJS
16 53 (7.76%) AngularJS
16 53 (7.76%) WPF
17 49 (7.17%) WCF
17 49 (7.17%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 76 (11.13%) User Experience
2 73 (10.69%) Computer Science
3 53 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (3.22%) Mobile App
5 14 (2.05%) Inversion of Control
6 12 (1.76%) Management Information System
7 10 (1.46%) EPoS
7 10 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (1.32%) Replication
8 9 (1.32%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.17%) FMCG
10 7 (1.02%) NHS
10 7 (1.02%) Streaming Music
11 6 (0.88%) Blog
12 4 (0.59%) Data Integration
12 4 (0.59%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.44%) iPhone
13 3 (0.44%) Social Media
13 3 (0.44%) Social Network
13 3 (0.44%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 50 (7.32%) Windows
2 32 (4.69%) Linux
3 9 (1.32%) Apple iOS
4 8 (1.17%) Android
5 7 (1.02%) UNIX
6 4 (0.59%) CentOS
7 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.15%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (41.73%) MVC
2 186 (27.23%) Agile Software Development
3 109 (15.96%) Software Engineering
4 105 (15.37%) SDLC
5 101 (14.79%) TDD
6 79 (11.57%) Unit Testing
7 77 (11.27%) Scrum
8 65 (9.52%) OO
9 64 (9.37%) Web Application Development
10 55 (8.05%) E-Commerce
11 41 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
12 39 (5.71%) Web Development
12 39 (5.71%) OOP
12 39 (5.71%) Responsive Web Design
13 35 (5.12%) Web Design
14 31 (4.54%) Dependency Injection
15 28 (4.10%) Workflow
15 28 (4.10%) SOA
16 27 (3.95%) Project Management
16 27 (3.95%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 367 (53.73%) C#
2 339 (49.63%) JavaScript
3 284 (41.58%) SQL
4 138 (20.20%) Java
5 134 (19.62%) VB.NET
6 68 (9.96%) T-SQL
7 65 (9.52%) PHP
8 34 (4.98%) VB
9 23 (3.37%) VBA
10 18 (2.64%) PowerShell
11 15 (2.20%) PL/SQL
12 14 (2.05%) C
13 12 (1.76%) Perl
14 11 (1.61%) VBScript
15 10 (1.46%) Python
15 10 (1.46%) C++
15 10 (1.46%) PHP5
16 9 (1.32%) ABAP
17 6 (0.88%) XPath
18 5 (0.73%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 113 (16.54%) Degree
2 22 (3.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (0.59%) MCTS
3 4 (0.59%) MCSD
3 4 (0.59%) MCSE
4 3 (0.44%) PhD
5 1 (0.15%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.20%) QA
2 12 (1.76%) SLA
3 1 (0.15%) HL7
Systems Management
1 4 (0.59%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 140 (20.50%) Microsoft
2 47 (6.88%) Oracle
3 18 (2.64%) Adobe
4 14 (2.05%) Sitecore
5 11 (1.61%) Facebook
6 10 (1.46%) Business Objects
6 10 (1.46%) Google
7 9 (1.32%) SAP
8 6 (0.88%) Sage
9 5 (0.73%) PayPal
10 3 (0.44%) Tableau
10 3 (0.44%) Twitter
10 3 (0.44%) DevExpress
11 2 (0.29%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.29%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.15%) webMethods
12 1 (0.15%) InterSystems
12 1 (0.15%) Telerik
12 1 (0.15%) EMC
12 1 (0.15%) Software AG
Essex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 12 hours ago
Essex
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Rayleigh, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Harlow, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Hinxton, Essex
EMBL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £24k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 40k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Witham, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 40k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wickford, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £45 - £55 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
ComputAppoint
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Annual Bonus, Pension, Health care a
Posted: 4 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
HMRC
Salary: From £28,780 to £32,622 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
HMRC
Salary: From £35,232 to £39,643 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago