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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 3 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 305 359 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 21.79% 31.44% 26.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.07% 32.94% 27.38%
Number of salaries quoted 256 333 212
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,550
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,375
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
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
1322 1090 829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 94.43% 95.45% 97.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1051 832 717
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 54 £40,000 -20.00% 8
Southend-on-Sea +3 30 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Brentwood -3 20 £42,500 +30.76% 3
Colchester -11 17 £42,500 +27.39% 4
Harlow +6 16 £43,750 -6.41%
Witham +3 16 £40,000 +10.34% 1
Basildon -13 8 £41,250 -5.71% 3
Loughton +1 5 £22,500 +4.65% 1
Saffron Walden 0 3 £52,500 +123.40%
Hockley - 3 £30,000 -
Wickford - 2 £47,500 - 1
Epping +2 1 £33,500 -27.56%
Braintree 0 1 £37,500 +25.00%
Purfleet - 1 £47,000 -
Developer
East of England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 374 (64.71%) .NET
2 325 (56.23%) C#
3 247 (42.73%) ASP.NET
4 233 (40.31%) SQL
5 232 (40.14%) SQL Server
6 211 (36.51%) MVC
7 209 (36.16%) JavaScript
8 174 (30.10%) HTML
9 167 (28.89%) CSS
10 137 (23.70%) jQuery
11 134 (23.18%) Agile Software Development
12 128 (22.15%) Java
13 125 (21.63%) VB.NET
14 121 (20.93%) .NET Framework
15 119 (20.59%) Microsoft
16 102 (17.65%) WCF
17 101 (17.47%) XML
18 89 (15.40%) ASP.NET MVC
19 84 (14.53%) Degree
20 76 (13.15%) OO
21 75 (12.98%) Web Services
21 75 (12.98%) WPF
22 73 (12.63%) Finance
23 72 (12.46%) Visual Studio
24 70 (12.11%) T-SQL
25 62 (10.73%) LINQ
26 61 (10.55%) Team Foundation Server
27 57 (9.86%) J2EE
27 57 (9.86%) E-Commerce
27 57 (9.86%) WinForms

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 48 (8.30%) JBoss
2 29 (5.02%) SharePoint
3 21 (3.63%) WebSphere
3 21 (3.63%) GlassFish
4 20 (3.46%) WebLogic
5 18 (3.11%) IIS
6 17 (2.94%) Node.js
7 11 (1.90%) Umbraco
8 10 (1.73%) CMS
9 7 (1.21%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (0.87%) PrestaShop
11 4 (0.69%) Mule
12 3 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.35%) WordPress
14 1 (0.17%) Apache
14 1 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.17%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 19 (3.29%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.60%) MS Office
3 5 (0.87%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.35%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.35%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (2.08%) Sage 200
2 9 (1.56%) Magento
3 5 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.35%) Pegasus Opera
4 2 (0.35%) Visualfiles
4 2 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.17%) ProductWriter
5 1 (0.17%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.38%) Internet
2 7 (1.21%) VoIP
2 7 (1.21%) HTTP
2 7 (1.21%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.04%) Intranet
4 4 (0.69%) SMS
5 3 (0.52%) FTP
6 2 (0.35%) DNS
6 2 (0.35%) SMPP
6 2 (0.35%) NFC
7 1 (0.17%) SAN
7 1 (0.17%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 232 (40.14%) SQL Server
2 46 (7.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 43 (7.44%) Relational Database
4 27 (4.67%) Data Mining
5 26 (4.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 25 (4.33%) NoSQL
7 23 (3.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 20 (3.46%) RDBMS
9 17 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
9 17 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 16 (2.77%) Oracle Database
10 16 (2.77%) MySQL
11 14 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (1.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 7 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
14 6 (1.04%) QlikView
14 6 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (1.04%) MongoDB
15 5 (0.87%) SQL CLR
Development Applications
1 72 (12.46%) Visual Studio
2 61 (10.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 40 (6.92%) NUnit
4 27 (4.67%) MSTest
5 24 (4.15%) Git (software)
6 21 (3.63%) Ant
6 21 (3.63%) Maven
7 20 (3.46%) Gradle
8 16 (2.77%) Subversion
9 13 (2.25%) MSBuild
10 12 (2.08%) Moq
11 8 (1.38%) Rhino Mocks
11 8 (1.38%) JUnit
12 7 (1.21%) LabVIEW
12 7 (1.21%) SpecFlow
13 5 (0.87%) TeamCity
14 4 (0.69%) JIRA
14 4 (0.69%) Mercurial
15 3 (0.52%) NCover
15 3 (0.52%) StyleCop
General
1 73 (12.63%) Finance
2 38 (6.57%) Automotive
3 26 (4.50%) Marketing
4 11 (1.90%) Advertising
4 11 (1.90%) Games
5 10 (1.73%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.56%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.56%) Retail
7 5 (0.87%) Local Government
7 5 (0.87%) Banking
7 5 (0.87%) Legal
7 5 (0.87%) Back Office
8 3 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.52%) Law
9 2 (0.35%) Electronics
10 1 (0.17%) Publishing
10 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 374 (64.71%) .NET
2 247 (42.73%) ASP.NET
3 174 (30.10%) HTML
4 167 (28.89%) CSS
5 137 (23.70%) jQuery
6 121 (20.93%) .NET Framework
7 102 (17.65%) WCF
8 101 (17.47%) XML
9 89 (15.40%) ASP.NET MVC
10 75 (12.98%) WPF
10 75 (12.98%) Web Services
11 62 (10.73%) LINQ
12 57 (9.86%) WinForms
12 57 (9.86%) J2EE
13 42 (7.27%) HTML5
14 40 (6.92%) Java SE
14 40 (6.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 34 (5.88%) JSON
16 33 (5.71%) CSS3
17 32 (5.54%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 45 (7.79%) Computer Science
2 41 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (5.88%) Open Source
4 19 (3.29%) Mobile App
5 13 (2.25%) N-Tier
6 11 (1.90%) NHS
6 11 (1.90%) Inversion of Control
6 11 (1.90%) iPhone
7 10 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (1.56%) Mathematics
9 8 (1.38%) Life Science
9 8 (1.38%) Mainframe
9 8 (1.38%) FMCG
9 8 (1.38%) User Experience
10 7 (1.21%) Kindle
10 7 (1.21%) Social Network
11 5 (0.87%) Social Media
11 5 (0.87%) BBC
12 4 (0.69%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.69%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 53 (9.17%) Windows
2 28 (4.84%) Android
3 17 (2.94%) Apple iOS
4 8 (1.38%) Linux
5 6 (1.04%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.69%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.35%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.17%) UNIX
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (36.51%) MVC
2 134 (23.18%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (13.15%) OO
4 57 (9.86%) E-Commerce
5 53 (9.17%) TDD
6 52 (9.00%) Web Development
7 45 (7.79%) Software Engineering
8 41 (7.09%) OOP
9 39 (6.75%) Web Application Development
10 34 (5.88%) Scrum
11 33 (5.71%) OOD
12 31 (5.36%) Unit Testing
13 25 (4.33%) Workflow
14 22 (3.81%) SEO
14 22 (3.81%) Business Intelligence
15 19 (3.29%) Change Control
16 18 (3.11%) Continuous Improvement
16 18 (3.11%) Mentoring
17 17 (2.94%) ITIL
17 17 (2.94%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 325 (56.23%) C#
2 233 (40.31%) SQL
3 209 (36.16%) JavaScript
4 128 (22.15%) Java
5 125 (21.63%) VB.NET
6 70 (12.11%) T-SQL
7 42 (7.27%) PHP
8 24 (4.15%) PL/SQL
9 22 (3.81%) VB
10 21 (3.63%) C
11 19 (3.29%) VBScript
12 16 (2.77%) PowerShell
13 15 (2.60%) XAML
14 14 (2.42%) C++
15 9 (1.56%) Python
16 8 (1.38%) Shell Script
16 8 (1.38%) XPath
17 7 (1.21%) Ruby
18 5 (0.87%) PHP5
18 5 (0.87%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 84 (14.53%) Degree
2 7 (1.21%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.52%) MCTS
4 3 (0.52%) PhD
5 2 (0.35%) MCP
5 2 (0.35%) MCAD
5 2 (0.35%) MCSD
6 1 (0.17%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.17%) MCITP
6 1 (0.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.21%) ISO 9001
2 5 (0.87%) SLA
3 3 (0.52%) QA
4 2 (0.35%) HL7
5 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (0.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 119 (20.59%) Microsoft
2 43 (7.44%) Oracle
3 19 (3.29%) Sage
4 14 (2.42%) Google
5 13 (2.25%) Twitter
6 12 (2.08%) Facebook
7 6 (1.04%) DevExpress
8 5 (0.87%) Yahoo!
8 5 (0.87%) Apple
8 5 (0.87%) Sony
8 5 (0.87%) SAP
8 5 (0.87%) Adobe
9 3 (0.52%) webMethods
10 2 (0.35%) Bloomberg
10 2 (0.35%) Pegasus
10 2 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.35%) Dell
10 2 (0.35%) Cognos
10 2 (0.35%) IBM
10 2 (0.35%) Sybase
Southend-On-Sea
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + great bens
Posted: Just now
Chelmsford
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
Essex
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
Colchester
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18k - 25k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Loughton, Essex
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 23k per year + Pension & Training
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits & Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Witham, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 37k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 40k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Extensive Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £26000 to £28000 per annum - extensive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Colchester
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
TechnoRecruit
Salary: From £28,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago