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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 3 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 323 342 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 22.86% 31.49% 27.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.05% 33.11% 28.64%
Number of salaries quoted 273 318 226
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
1343 1033 852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.05% 95.12% 97.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1072 783 741
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,367 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Chelmsford 0 61 £40,000 -20.00% 7
Southend-on-Sea +3 33 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Brentwood -3 22 £42,500 +70.00% 1
Witham +2 20 £40,000 +45.45%
Colchester -11 17 £33,250 -16.87% 2
Harlow +6 14 £45,000 -3.74% 1
Basildon -10 9 £42,000 -6.66% 1
Hockley - 6 £42,500 - 1
Loughton - 5 £22,500 -
Braintree +1 4 £28,500 -5.00%
Saffron Walden 0 4 £52,500 +123.40%
Purfleet - 2 £47,000 -
Developer
East of England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 392 (66.89%) .NET
2 329 (56.14%) C#
3 272 (46.42%) ASP.NET
4 250 (42.66%) SQL
5 248 (42.32%) MVC
6 234 (39.93%) SQL Server
6 234 (39.93%) JavaScript
7 192 (32.76%) HTML
8 186 (31.74%) CSS
9 155 (26.45%) jQuery
10 139 (23.72%) VB.NET
10 139 (23.72%) Agile Software Development
11 133 (22.70%) Java
12 131 (22.35%) .NET Framework
13 123 (20.99%) Microsoft
14 104 (17.75%) ASP.NET MVC
15 101 (17.24%) WCF
16 100 (17.06%) XML
17 89 (15.19%) Degree
18 85 (14.51%) Web Services
19 77 (13.14%) Finance
20 74 (12.63%) WPF
20 74 (12.63%) T-SQL
21 70 (11.95%) WinForms
21 70 (11.95%) OO
22 66 (11.26%) Visual Studio
23 65 (11.09%) LINQ
24 61 (10.41%) Windows
24 61 (10.41%) E-Commerce
24 61 (10.41%) Web Development

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 47 (8.02%) JBoss
2 36 (6.14%) SharePoint
3 20 (3.41%) WebSphere
4 18 (3.07%) GlassFish
4 18 (3.07%) WebLogic
5 17 (2.90%) Node.js
6 13 (2.22%) IIS
7 9 (1.54%) CMS
8 8 (1.37%) Umbraco
9 5 (0.85%) PrestaShop
9 5 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.68%) Mule
11 2 (0.34%) WordPress
11 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.17%) Apache ServiceMix
12 1 (0.17%) Apache
Applications
1 20 (3.41%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.39%) MS Office
3 5 (0.85%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.34%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 12 (2.05%) Sage 200
2 9 (1.54%) Magento
3 5 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.34%) 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%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.17%) Sage 300 ERP
5 1 (0.17%) ProductWriter
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.34%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.54%) TCP/IP
1 9 (1.54%) Internet
2 7 (1.19%) HTTP
3 4 (0.68%) Intranet
3 4 (0.68%) VoIP
4 2 (0.34%) SMS
4 2 (0.34%) DNS
4 2 (0.34%) SMPP
4 2 (0.34%) NFC
5 1 (0.17%) SAN
5 1 (0.17%) LDAP
5 1 (0.17%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 234 (39.93%) SQL Server
2 43 (7.34%) Relational Database
3 38 (6.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 33 (5.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 29 (4.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 26 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 23 (3.92%) NoSQL
8 21 (3.58%) RDBMS
9 19 (3.24%) Data Mining
10 17 (2.90%) Crystal Reports
10 17 (2.90%) Oracle Database
11 15 (2.56%) MySQL
12 11 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (1.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 7 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (1.19%) PerformancePoint
15 6 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
15 6 (1.02%) QlikView
16 5 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
16 5 (0.85%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 66 (11.26%) Visual Studio
2 54 (9.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 38 (6.48%) NUnit
4 24 (4.10%) MSTest
4 24 (4.10%) Git (software)
5 19 (3.24%) Ant
5 19 (3.24%) Subversion
5 19 (3.24%) Maven
6 18 (3.07%) Gradle
7 13 (2.22%) Moq
8 10 (1.71%) MSBuild
8 10 (1.71%) Rhino Mocks
9 9 (1.54%) LabVIEW
10 7 (1.19%) JUnit
10 7 (1.19%) SpecFlow
11 6 (1.02%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.51%) NCrunch
12 3 (0.51%) NSubstitute
12 3 (0.51%) Eclipse
12 3 (0.51%) Dreamweaver
General
1 77 (13.14%) Finance
2 36 (6.14%) Automotive
3 17 (2.90%) Telecoms
4 14 (2.39%) Marketing
5 10 (1.71%) Advertising
5 10 (1.71%) Games
6 9 (1.54%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.37%) Retail
8 5 (0.85%) Banking
8 5 (0.85%) Local Government
8 5 (0.85%) Legal
9 4 (0.68%) Back Office
10 3 (0.51%) Law
11 2 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.34%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 392 (66.89%) .NET
2 272 (46.42%) ASP.NET
3 192 (32.76%) HTML
4 186 (31.74%) CSS
5 155 (26.45%) jQuery
6 131 (22.35%) .NET Framework
7 104 (17.75%) ASP.NET MVC
8 101 (17.24%) WCF
9 100 (17.06%) XML
10 85 (14.51%) Web Services
11 74 (12.63%) WPF
12 70 (11.95%) WinForms
13 65 (11.09%) LINQ
14 56 (9.56%) J2EE
15 54 (9.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 51 (8.70%) HTML5
17 40 (6.83%) Java SE
17 40 (6.83%) JSON
18 36 (6.14%) Ajax
18 36 (6.14%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 53 (9.04%) Computer Science
2 39 (6.66%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (5.80%) Open Source
4 19 (3.24%) Mobile App
5 15 (2.56%) Mathematics
5 15 (2.56%) N-Tier
6 13 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (2.05%) Inversion of Control
8 11 (1.88%) iPhone
8 11 (1.88%) NHS
9 10 (1.71%) Social Network
9 10 (1.71%) User Experience
10 9 (1.54%) FMCG
11 8 (1.37%) Kindle
11 8 (1.37%) Life Science
11 8 (1.37%) Mainframe
12 6 (1.02%) Data Extraction
13 5 (0.85%) Social Media
13 5 (0.85%) BBC
14 4 (0.68%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 61 (10.41%) Windows
2 24 (4.10%) Android
3 14 (2.39%) Apple iOS
4 6 (1.02%) Linux
5 5 (0.85%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.68%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.34%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (42.32%) MVC
2 139 (23.72%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (11.95%) OO
4 61 (10.41%) E-Commerce
4 61 (10.41%) Web Development
5 58 (9.90%) Software Engineering
6 52 (8.87%) TDD
7 40 (6.83%) OOP
7 40 (6.83%) Web Application Development
8 35 (5.97%) Scrum
9 34 (5.80%) Workflow
10 31 (5.29%) OOD
10 31 (5.29%) Unit Testing
11 28 (4.78%) Business Intelligence
12 24 (4.10%) SEO
13 23 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
14 22 (3.75%) ETL
15 19 (3.24%) Dependency Injection
15 19 (3.24%) Change Control
16 18 (3.07%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 329 (56.14%) C#
2 250 (42.66%) SQL
3 234 (39.93%) JavaScript
4 139 (23.72%) VB.NET
5 133 (22.70%) Java
6 74 (12.63%) T-SQL
7 39 (6.66%) PHP
8 26 (4.44%) VB
9 22 (3.75%) PL/SQL
9 22 (3.75%) C
10 19 (3.24%) VBScript
11 13 (2.22%) C++
11 13 (2.22%) PowerShell
12 12 (2.05%) XAML
13 10 (1.71%) Python
14 8 (1.37%) XPath
15 7 (1.19%) Ruby
16 6 (1.02%) VBA
17 5 (0.85%) XQuery
17 5 (0.85%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 89 (15.19%) Degree
2 7 (1.19%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.17%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.17%) MCTS
4 1 (0.17%) MCP
4 1 (0.17%) MCAD
4 1 (0.17%) MCSD
4 1 (0.17%) PhD
4 1 (0.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.37%) ISO 9001
2 5 (0.85%) SLA
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 2 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 123 (20.99%) Microsoft
2 42 (7.17%) Oracle
3 16 (2.73%) Sage
3 16 (2.73%) Twitter
4 15 (2.56%) Facebook
5 14 (2.39%) Google
6 9 (1.54%) DevExpress
6 9 (1.54%) Tableau
7 5 (0.85%) Yahoo!
7 5 (0.85%) Sony
7 5 (0.85%) Apple
7 5 (0.85%) SAP
7 5 (0.85%) Adobe
8 3 (0.51%) IBM
9 2 (0.34%) Business Objects
9 2 (0.34%) Pegasus
9 2 (0.34%) Dell
9 2 (0.34%) Red Gate
10 1 (0.17%) AccuRev
10 1 (0.17%) Citrix
Essex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 2 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Engage PSG
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Chelmsford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Brentwood
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Flexitime & 1 day a week Home Working
Posted: 4 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 40k plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chelmsford
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £24000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Billericay, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 40k plus bonus, pension, health care
Posted: 5 days ago
Billericay
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hockley, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wickford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chelmsford
Computer Futures
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago