The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 57 59 50
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 24 34 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.18% 3.15% 3.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.29% 3.29% 3.83%
Number of salaries quoted 19 33 31
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,100 £37,400 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Senior 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
1048 1032 1017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.01% 95.73% 97.32%
Number of salaries quoted 858 842 874
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer in the job title across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Essex region.

Senior Developer Salary Trend in Essex

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Essex

Senior 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 Senior Developer within the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Basildon +3 5 £50,000 -
Colchester -10 2 £50,000 +25.00%
Saffron Walden - 2 £53,750 -
Witham - 2 £27,500 -
Brentwood 0 1 - - 1
Chelmsford -5 1 - - 1
Senior Developer
East of England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title.

1 29 (65.91%) C#
1 29 (65.91%) .NET
2 28 (63.64%) SQL
3 24 (54.55%) HTML
3 24 (54.55%) SQL Server
4 22 (50.00%) MVC
5 21 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (38.64%) CSS
6 17 (38.64%) XML
7 16 (36.36%) ASP.NET
8 15 (34.09%) WCF
9 14 (31.82%) T-SQL
10 13 (29.55%) Finance
11 12 (27.27%) OO
12 11 (25.00%) Java
13 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
13 9 (20.45%) Visual Studio
14 8 (18.18%) XHTML
15 7 (15.91%) Web Services
15 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
15 7 (15.91%) TDD
15 7 (15.91%) Software Engineering
15 7 (15.91%) WPF
15 7 (15.91%) Degree
15 7 (15.91%) .NET Framework
16 6 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
16 6 (13.64%) MVVM
16 6 (13.64%) Spring
16 6 (13.64%) Sage
16 6 (13.64%) Shell Script

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.55%) GlassFish
2 2 (4.55%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.55%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.27%) IIS
3 1 (2.27%) Mule
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) VoIP
2 3 (6.82%) SMS
3 1 (2.27%) DHCP
3 1 (2.27%) DNS
3 1 (2.27%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (9.09%) MySQL
3 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.55%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.55%) QlikView
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.55%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (20.45%) Visual Studio
2 6 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (9.09%) NUnit
4 3 (6.82%) Ant
4 3 (6.82%) Eclipse
4 3 (6.82%) MSTest
5 2 (4.55%) Gradle
5 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.55%) Maven
5 2 (4.55%) Subversion
6 1 (2.27%) JUnit
6 1 (2.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (29.55%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Retail
2 1 (2.27%) Electronics
2 1 (2.27%) Automotive
2 1 (2.27%) Advertising
2 1 (2.27%) Portuguese Language
2 1 (2.27%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (65.91%) .NET
2 24 (54.55%) HTML
3 17 (38.64%) CSS
3 17 (38.64%) XML
4 16 (36.36%) ASP.NET
5 15 (34.09%) WCF
6 8 (18.18%) XHTML
7 7 (15.91%) Web Services
7 7 (15.91%) WPF
7 7 (15.91%) .NET Framework
8 6 (13.64%) Spring
8 6 (13.64%) ADO.NET
8 6 (13.64%) Struts
9 5 (11.36%) Hibernate
9 5 (11.36%) Java SE
9 5 (11.36%) Java EE
9 5 (11.36%) Spring MVC
10 4 (9.09%) LINQ
10 4 (9.09%) jQuery
11 3 (6.82%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Data Integration
1 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.27%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.27%) E-Learning
3 1 (2.27%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.27%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.27%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) Linux
2 5 (11.36%) Windows
3 1 (2.27%) UNIX
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (50.00%) MVC
2 21 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (27.27%) OO
4 7 (15.91%) TDD
4 7 (15.91%) Software Engineering
5 6 (13.64%) MVVM
6 5 (11.36%) Scrum
6 5 (11.36%) Web Development
6 5 (11.36%) Unit Testing
7 4 (9.09%) RAD
8 3 (6.82%) OOP
8 3 (6.82%) Configuration Management
9 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (4.55%) Workflow
9 2 (4.55%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (4.55%) UML
9 2 (4.55%) DSDM
9 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 29 (65.91%) C#
2 28 (63.64%) SQL
3 14 (31.82%) T-SQL
4 11 (25.00%) Java
5 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
6 6 (13.64%) Shell Script
7 3 (6.82%) C++
7 3 (6.82%) C
7 3 (6.82%) PL/SQL
8 2 (4.55%) VB.NET
8 2 (4.55%) VBScript
8 2 (4.55%) PHP
9 1 (2.27%) VB
9 1 (2.27%) VBA
9 1 (2.27%) PowerHouse
9 1 (2.27%) XQuery
9 1 (2.27%) Assembly Language
9 1 (2.27%) XPath
9 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.64%) Sage
3 5 (11.36%) Oracle
4 3 (6.82%) JBoss
4 3 (6.82%) Sybase
5 1 (2.27%) Adobe
5 1 (2.27%) Macromedia
5 1 (2.27%) Dell
5 1 (2.27%) Citrix
5 1 (2.27%) AccuRev
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