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

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 3 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 333 324 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 25.65% 22.93% 31.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.66% 24.02% 33.12%
Number of salaries quoted 297 275 289
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
1249 1349 939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 96.22% 95.47% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1032 1084 827
Average salary £40,500 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.95% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £55,000 £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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +8 84 £28,500 -22.97% 9
Chelmsford +1 54 £38,000 -10.58% 16
Southend-on-Sea -1 31 £40,000 +15.94% 5
Harlow +2 17 £45,000 -
Brentwood -16 12 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Basildon -1 11 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Witham +1 6 £37,000 -17.77% 1
Billericay +1 5 £27,500 -21.42% 1
Braintree 0 4 £35,000 +16.66%
Leigh-on-Sea - 4 £37,500 - 1
Purfleet - 4 £35,000 -
Loughton - 3 £26,500 - 1
Saffron Walden 0 2 £45,000 -5.26%
Waltham Abbey - 1 - - 1
Chigwell - 1 £22,500 - 1
Developer
East of England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 416 (64.90%) .NET
2 373 (58.19%) C#
3 322 (50.23%) MVC
4 308 (48.05%) JavaScript
5 297 (46.33%) ASP.NET
6 293 (45.71%) SQL
7 285 (44.46%) HTML
8 274 (42.75%) SQL Server
9 239 (37.29%) CSS
10 177 (27.61%) jQuery
11 166 (25.90%) ASP.NET MVC
12 164 (25.59%) Agile Software Development
13 137 (21.37%) VB.NET
14 135 (21.06%) Microsoft
15 122 (19.03%) Java
16 118 (18.41%) .NET Framework
17 108 (16.85%) Software Engineering
18 99 (15.44%) Degree
19 98 (15.29%) XML
20 83 (12.95%) Finance
21 77 (12.01%) HTML5
22 74 (11.54%) TDD
23 72 (11.23%) T-SQL
23 72 (11.23%) WCF
24 69 (10.76%) Windows
24 69 (10.76%) E-Commerce
25 65 (10.14%) MS Excel
25 65 (10.14%) Web Services
25 65 (10.14%) WinForms
26 64 (9.98%) Visual Studio

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 30 (4.68%) SharePoint
2 18 (2.81%) JBoss
3 15 (2.34%) CMS
3 15 (2.34%) WordPress
4 14 (2.18%) Node.js
4 14 (2.18%) SharePoint 2013
5 13 (2.03%) SharePoint 2010
6 12 (1.87%) WebSphere
7 10 (1.56%) IIS
8 3 (0.47%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.31%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.31%) Apache
9 2 (0.31%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.31%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.16%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.16%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 65 (10.14%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.18%) Photoshop
3 13 (2.03%) MS Office
4 5 (0.78%) InDesign
5 4 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.62%) Mingle
6 3 (0.47%) MS Project
6 3 (0.47%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (0.78%) AWD
2 3 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.47%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.31%) Magento
4 1 (0.16%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.16%) Sage 50
4 1 (0.16%) Sage 300 ERP
4 1 (0.16%) Sage CRM
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.09%) GitHub
3 6 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.78%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 5 (0.78%) Sage Pay
5 1 (0.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.03%) HTTP
2 12 (1.87%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.62%) Internet
4 2 (0.31%) FTP
4 2 (0.31%) DNS
5 1 (0.16%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 274 (42.75%) SQL Server
2 47 (7.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 45 (7.02%) Relational Database
4 44 (6.86%) MySQL
5 36 (5.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 28 (4.37%) SQL Server 2008
7 24 (3.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 19 (2.96%) SQL Server 2012
9 17 (2.65%) Crystal Reports
9 17 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
10 16 (2.50%) RDBMS
11 13 (2.03%) Oracle Database
12 9 (1.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 7 (1.09%) DB2
13 7 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
14 6 (0.94%) PerformancePoint
15 5 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
16 4 (0.62%) Azure SQL Database
16 4 (0.62%) RavenDB
16 4 (0.62%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 64 (9.98%) Visual Studio
2 38 (5.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 30 (4.68%) Moq
4 26 (4.06%) Git (software)
5 24 (3.74%) TeamCity
6 22 (3.43%) NUnit
7 19 (2.96%) MSTest
8 17 (2.65%) Octopus Deploy
9 16 (2.50%) SpecFlow
10 14 (2.18%) Rhino Mocks
11 13 (2.03%) Jenkins
11 13 (2.03%) Selenium
11 13 (2.03%) Subversion
12 12 (1.87%) LabVIEW
13 10 (1.56%) JUnit
14 6 (0.94%) jMock
14 6 (0.94%) Grunt
14 6 (0.94%) Mockito
15 5 (0.78%) Mercurial
15 5 (0.78%) Maven
General
1 83 (12.95%) Finance
2 21 (3.28%) Marketing
3 17 (2.65%) Automotive
3 17 (2.65%) Back Office
4 15 (2.34%) Telecoms
5 12 (1.87%) Banking
6 11 (1.72%) Retail
7 10 (1.56%) Music Industry
8 8 (1.25%) Advertising
9 7 (1.09%) Games
10 5 (0.78%) French Language
10 5 (0.78%) German Language
10 5 (0.78%) Italian Language
10 5 (0.78%) Spanish Language
10 5 (0.78%) Law
11 4 (0.62%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.31%) Legal
12 2 (0.31%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.31%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 416 (64.90%) .NET
2 297 (46.33%) ASP.NET
3 285 (44.46%) HTML
4 239 (37.29%) CSS
5 177 (27.61%) jQuery
6 166 (25.90%) ASP.NET MVC
7 118 (18.41%) .NET Framework
8 98 (15.29%) XML
9 77 (12.01%) HTML5
10 72 (11.23%) WCF
11 65 (10.14%) Web Services
11 65 (10.14%) WinForms
12 60 (9.36%) J2EE
13 59 (9.20%) Spring
14 56 (8.74%) LINQ
14 56 (8.74%) Entity Framework
15 53 (8.27%) Struts
16 52 (8.11%) WPF
17 49 (7.64%) Ajax
18 48 (7.49%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 64 (9.98%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (8.74%) Computer Science
3 42 (6.55%) User Experience
4 20 (3.12%) Mobile App
5 17 (2.65%) Inversion of Control
6 16 (2.50%) Open Source
7 10 (1.56%) Mathematics
8 9 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (1.40%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.25%) N-Tier
9 8 (1.25%) NHS
9 8 (1.25%) FMCG
10 7 (1.09%) EPoS
10 7 (1.09%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.09%) Streaming Music
11 6 (0.94%) Blog
11 6 (0.94%) Social Network
11 6 (0.94%) Data Extraction
12 5 (0.78%) Kindle
12 5 (0.78%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 69 (10.76%) Windows
2 24 (3.74%) Linux
3 9 (1.40%) Apple iOS
4 8 (1.25%) Android
5 4 (0.62%) CentOS
6 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.16%) SUSE
6 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 322 (50.23%) MVC
2 164 (25.59%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (16.85%) Software Engineering
4 74 (11.54%) TDD
5 69 (10.76%) E-Commerce
6 56 (8.74%) Scrum
6 56 (8.74%) Web Development
7 55 (8.58%) Unit Testing
7 55 (8.58%) Web Application Development
8 43 (6.71%) OO
9 36 (5.62%) Continuous Integration
10 33 (5.15%) Business Intelligence
11 32 (4.99%) OOP
12 31 (4.84%) Workflow
12 31 (4.84%) Dependency Injection
13 30 (4.68%) Responsive Web Design
14 29 (4.52%) ETL
15 28 (4.37%) Waterfall
16 26 (4.06%) SOA
17 24 (3.74%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 373 (58.19%) C#
2 308 (48.05%) JavaScript
3 293 (45.71%) SQL
4 137 (21.37%) VB.NET
5 122 (19.03%) Java
6 72 (11.23%) T-SQL
7 51 (7.96%) PHP
8 41 (6.40%) VB
9 20 (3.12%) C
10 19 (2.96%) PowerShell
11 13 (2.03%) VBScript
12 11 (1.72%) PL/SQL
13 10 (1.56%) Python
14 9 (1.40%) VBA
15 8 (1.25%) Perl
16 7 (1.09%) VB6
16 7 (1.09%) XPath
17 5 (0.78%) PHP5
18 4 (0.62%) XQuery
18 4 (0.62%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 99 (15.44%) Degree
2 9 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (0.62%) MCTS
3 4 (0.62%) MCSD
3 4 (0.62%) MCSE
4 1 (0.16%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.87%) SLA
2 9 (1.40%) QA
3 5 (0.78%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 4 (0.62%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 135 (21.06%) Microsoft
2 42 (6.55%) Oracle
3 13 (2.03%) Sitecore
4 12 (1.87%) Business Objects
5 11 (1.72%) Adobe
5 11 (1.72%) Tableau
5 11 (1.72%) Facebook
6 9 (1.40%) Sage
7 7 (1.09%) DevExpress
7 7 (1.09%) Google
7 7 (1.09%) Twitter
8 5 (0.78%) PayPal
8 5 (0.78%) SAP
9 2 (0.31%) IBM
9 2 (0.31%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.31%) Red Gate
9 2 (0.31%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.16%) webMethods
10 1 (0.16%) Telerik
10 1 (0.16%) EMC
Colchester, Essex
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k plus benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Chigwell, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £21k - 24k per year
Posted: 12 hours ago
Essex
Roc Search Limited
Posted: 23 hours ago
Essex
Annapurna
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45k-55k Contributory Pension, Laptop, Life Insurance, 25 days Holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 24k + Training + Contributory pension + 25 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30k-42k Contributory pension Life Insurance and 25 Days Holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £21000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 35k plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Billericay, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25 - 30k + pension, healthcare and more
Posted: 5 days ago