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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 3 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 284 293 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 22.76% 23.55% 30.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.73% 24.66% 31.91%
Number of salaries quoted 247 256 257
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
1197 1188 887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.91% 95.50% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 965 947 771
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £59,755 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +5 60 £28,500 -32.94% 5
Chelmsford 0 49 £40,000 - 7
Southend-on-Sea -3 28 £40,000 +22.13% 3
Harlow +3 17 £45,000 +5.88%
Basildon +4 14 £41,000 -18.00%
Brentwood -17 8 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Witham +1 6 £37,000 +48.00% 2
Loughton - 5 £26,500 -
Billericay +1 4 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Braintree 0 4 £35,000 +75.00%
Saffron Walden +2 2 £45,000 -5.26%
Purfleet - 2 £35,000 - 1
Waltham Abbey - 1 - - 2
Maldon - 1 - -
Developer
East of England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 394 (65.89%) .NET
2 345 (57.69%) C#
3 285 (47.66%) ASP.NET
4 281 (46.99%) MVC
5 273 (45.65%) SQL
6 266 (44.48%) JavaScript
7 250 (41.81%) SQL Server
8 241 (40.30%) HTML
9 223 (37.29%) CSS
10 157 (26.25%) ASP.NET MVC
11 155 (25.92%) jQuery
12 143 (23.91%) Microsoft
13 137 (22.91%) Agile Software Development
14 133 (22.24%) VB.NET
15 126 (21.07%) .NET Framework
16 119 (19.90%) Java
17 107 (17.89%) XML
18 100 (16.72%) Degree
19 97 (16.22%) Software Engineering
20 78 (13.04%) Finance
20 78 (13.04%) Web Services
21 75 (12.54%) WCF
22 71 (11.87%) T-SQL
23 67 (11.20%) Windows
24 66 (11.04%) Web Development
25 65 (10.87%) HTML5
25 65 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
25 65 (10.87%) WinForms
26 64 (10.70%) LINQ
27 61 (10.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 38 (6.35%) SharePoint
2 26 (4.35%) JBoss
3 14 (2.34%) WordPress
4 11 (1.84%) CMS
5 9 (1.51%) WebSphere
5 9 (1.51%) SharePoint 2010
5 9 (1.51%) IIS
6 8 (1.34%) Node.js
6 8 (1.34%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (0.67%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.33%) Apache
8 2 (0.33%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.17%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 52 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.34%) MS Office
3 13 (2.17%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.67%) InDesign
4 4 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.67%) Mingle
5 3 (0.50%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.50%) MS Project
6 2 (0.33%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (0.67%) Sage 200
1 4 (0.67%) AWD
2 3 (0.50%) Magento
2 3 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.17%) Pegasus Opera
3 1 (0.17%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.17%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.17%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.17%) Sage 300 ERP
3 1 (0.17%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.34%) GitHub
3 5 (0.84%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.17%) HTTP
1 13 (2.17%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.00%) Internet
3 3 (0.50%) Intranet
4 2 (0.33%) SMPP
4 2 (0.33%) NFC
4 2 (0.33%) DNS
4 2 (0.33%) SMS
4 2 (0.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 250 (41.81%) SQL Server
2 42 (7.02%) Relational Database
3 36 (6.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 33 (5.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 30 (5.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 30 (5.02%) SQL Server 2008
6 28 (4.68%) MySQL
7 17 (2.84%) Crystal Reports
7 17 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (2.34%) Oracle Database
9 12 (2.01%) RDBMS
10 11 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (1.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 7 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (1.17%) DB2
13 6 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (1.00%) PerformancePoint
14 5 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
14 5 (0.84%) SQL CLR
15 4 (0.67%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 53 (8.86%) Visual Studio
2 35 (5.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (3.85%) NUnit
4 22 (3.68%) Moq
5 21 (3.51%) Git (software)
6 20 (3.34%) MSTest
7 16 (2.68%) TeamCity
8 15 (2.51%) Subversion
9 13 (2.17%) LabVIEW
10 12 (2.01%) Rhino Mocks
11 11 (1.84%) Octopus Deploy
12 10 (1.67%) SpecFlow
13 9 (1.51%) JUnit
14 7 (1.17%) Selenium
14 7 (1.17%) Jenkins
15 5 (0.84%) Mockito
15 5 (0.84%) Mercurial
15 5 (0.84%) jMock
16 3 (0.50%) JIRA
16 3 (0.50%) ReSharper
General
1 78 (13.04%) Finance
2 20 (3.34%) Marketing
3 18 (3.01%) Automotive
3 18 (3.01%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.01%) Retail
5 9 (1.51%) Back Office
6 8 (1.34%) Music Industry
7 7 (1.17%) Banking
8 6 (1.00%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.84%) Advertising
9 5 (0.84%) French Language
9 5 (0.84%) German Language
9 5 (0.84%) Italian Language
9 5 (0.84%) Spanish Language
10 4 (0.67%) Legal
11 3 (0.50%) Law
11 3 (0.50%) Local Government
12 2 (0.33%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 394 (65.89%) .NET
2 285 (47.66%) ASP.NET
3 241 (40.30%) HTML
4 223 (37.29%) CSS
5 157 (26.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 155 (25.92%) jQuery
7 126 (21.07%) .NET Framework
8 107 (17.89%) XML
9 78 (13.04%) Web Services
10 75 (12.54%) WCF
11 65 (10.87%) HTML5
11 65 (10.87%) WinForms
12 64 (10.70%) LINQ
13 61 (10.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 58 (9.70%) J2EE
15 57 (9.53%) WPF
16 51 (8.53%) Spring
17 48 (8.03%) Struts
18 42 (7.02%) Razor View Engine
19 40 (6.69%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 65 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (9.70%) Computer Science
3 25 (4.18%) User Experience
3 25 (4.18%) Open Source
4 15 (2.51%) Inversion of Control
5 12 (2.01%) Mobile App
5 12 (2.01%) Mathematics
6 11 (1.84%) N-Tier
7 10 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (1.51%) FMCG
9 8 (1.34%) Social Network
9 8 (1.34%) NHS
10 7 (1.17%) Streaming Music
11 6 (1.00%) Management Information System
11 6 (1.00%) Data Extraction
11 6 (1.00%) Kindle
12 5 (0.84%) Mainframe
13 4 (0.67%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.67%) Reference Data
14 3 (0.50%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 67 (11.20%) Windows
2 23 (3.85%) Linux
3 7 (1.17%) Apple iOS
4 6 (1.00%) Android
5 4 (0.67%) CentOS
6 3 (0.50%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.33%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.17%) SUSE
8 1 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (46.99%) MVC
2 137 (22.91%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (16.22%) Software Engineering
4 66 (11.04%) Web Development
5 61 (10.20%) E-Commerce
6 55 (9.20%) Web Application Development
7 54 (9.03%) TDD
8 47 (7.86%) OO
9 45 (7.53%) Unit Testing
10 38 (6.35%) Scrum
11 37 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
12 35 (5.85%) OOP
13 32 (5.35%) SEO
14 31 (5.18%) ETL
15 28 (4.68%) Workflow
16 27 (4.52%) Continuous Integration
16 27 (4.52%) Dependency Injection
17 24 (4.01%) OOD
18 23 (3.85%) Waterfall
19 19 (3.18%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 345 (57.69%) C#
2 273 (45.65%) SQL
3 266 (44.48%) JavaScript
4 133 (22.24%) VB.NET
5 119 (19.90%) Java
6 71 (11.87%) T-SQL
7 40 (6.69%) VB
8 38 (6.35%) PHP
9 21 (3.51%) C
10 15 (2.51%) VBScript
10 15 (2.51%) PowerShell
11 10 (1.67%) Python
12 9 (1.51%) PL/SQL
13 8 (1.34%) VBA
14 7 (1.17%) XPath
15 6 (1.00%) VB6
16 5 (0.84%) PHP5
16 5 (0.84%) Perl
16 5 (0.84%) C++
17 4 (0.67%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 100 (16.72%) Degree
2 9 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.67%) MCTS
4 4 (0.67%) MCSD
4 4 (0.67%) MCSE
5 2 (0.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.51%) SLA
2 7 (1.17%) QA
3 6 (1.00%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 4 (0.67%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 143 (23.91%) Microsoft
2 37 (6.19%) Oracle
3 13 (2.17%) Tableau
4 12 (2.01%) Adobe
5 10 (1.67%) Sage
6 7 (1.17%) Facebook
6 7 (1.17%) Twitter
6 7 (1.17%) Sitecore
6 7 (1.17%) DevExpress
6 7 (1.17%) Business Objects
7 3 (0.50%) SAP
7 3 (0.50%) Red Gate
8 2 (0.33%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.33%) IBM
8 2 (0.33%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.17%) EMC
9 1 (0.17%) Software AG
9 1 (0.17%) Novell
9 1 (0.17%) Pegasus
9 1 (0.17%) webMethods
Essex
Spring Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chigwell, Essex
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £0 - 26k per year + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
Louis Hampshire
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chigwell, Essex
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £0 - 26k per year + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Premier IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Witham, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 37k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
IDPP
Posted: 3 days ago
Witham, Essex
SLS Recruitment
Salary: From £12,000 to £15,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Vadis People
Salary: circ £40,000 - £50,000 + Ex Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonuses + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Bristow Holland
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Tiptree, Essex
JobServe Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Billericay, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25 - 30k + pension, healthcare and more
Posted: 5 days ago