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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 46 58 59
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 44 24 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.54% 2.17% 3.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.88% 2.27% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 36 19 33
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £35,100 £37,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
1134 1055 1032
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 91.16% 95.56% 95.64%
Number of salaries quoted 869 863 841
Average salary £39,600 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2015.

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 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
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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 -5 8 £52,500 -
Southend-on-Sea - 8 - -
Harlow - 3 £55,000 -
Saffron Walden +3 1 £47,500 -11.62%
Colchester -1 1 £50,000 -
Brentwood -7 1 £50,000 -
Senior Developer
East of England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 55 (59.78%) MVC
2 51 (55.43%) SQL
3 47 (51.09%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (45.65%) Java
4 42 (45.65%) C#
5 41 (44.57%) .NET
6 40 (43.48%) JavaScript
7 33 (35.87%) ASP.NET
8 31 (33.70%) Spring
9 30 (32.61%) TDD
10 29 (31.52%) SDLC
11 27 (29.35%) HTML
12 26 (28.26%) SQL Server
12 26 (28.26%) Struts
12 26 (28.26%) Software Engineering
13 24 (26.09%) JPA
13 24 (26.09%) KnockoutJS
13 24 (26.09%) AngularJS
14 23 (25.00%) Unit Testing
14 23 (25.00%) .NET Framework
15 18 (19.57%) Degree
16 17 (18.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 17 (18.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 17 (18.48%) Back Office
16 17 (18.48%) Windows
16 17 (18.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 16 (17.39%) jQuery
17 16 (17.39%) Servlets
17 16 (17.39%) IIS
17 16 (17.39%) T-SQL

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 16 (17.39%) IIS
2 14 (15.22%) JBoss
3 9 (9.78%) SharePoint
4 8 (8.70%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (7.61%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (6.52%) CMS
7 5 (5.43%) Node.js
8 1 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 13 (14.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (28.26%) SQL Server
2 17 (18.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 17 (18.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (8.70%) MySQL
3 8 (8.70%) Big Data
4 7 (7.61%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (4.35%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (11.96%) Eclipse
1 11 (11.96%) Eclipse RCP
2 7 (7.61%) SpecFlow
2 7 (7.61%) Jenkins
2 7 (7.61%) Selenium
2 7 (7.61%) Moq
2 7 (7.61%) Octopus Deploy
3 6 (6.52%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.09%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.09%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.09%) Grunt
4 1 (1.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (18.48%) Back Office
2 13 (14.13%) Finance
3 12 (13.04%) Banking
4 3 (3.26%) Automotive
5 1 (1.09%) Law
5 1 (1.09%) Retail
5 1 (1.09%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (44.57%) .NET
2 33 (35.87%) ASP.NET
3 31 (33.70%) Spring
4 27 (29.35%) HTML
5 26 (28.26%) Struts
6 24 (26.09%) JPA
6 24 (26.09%) KnockoutJS
6 24 (26.09%) AngularJS
7 23 (25.00%) .NET Framework
8 17 (18.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 16 (17.39%) jQuery
9 16 (17.39%) Servlets
10 14 (15.22%) JavaBeans
11 13 (14.13%) CSS
11 13 (14.13%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (13.04%) HTML5
12 12 (13.04%) Java SE
12 12 (13.04%) Spring MVC
12 12 (13.04%) WinForms
12 12 (13.04%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.61%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.26%) EPoS
3 3 (3.26%) User Experience
4 2 (2.17%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.09%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.09%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.09%) NHS
5 1 (1.09%) VLE
5 1 (1.09%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.48%) Windows
2 9 (9.78%) UNIX
3 8 (8.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (59.78%) MVC
2 47 (51.09%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (32.61%) TDD
4 29 (31.52%) SDLC
5 26 (28.26%) Software Engineering
6 23 (25.00%) Unit Testing
7 12 (13.04%) BDD
8 11 (11.96%) Feature Driven Development
8 11 (11.96%) Scrum
9 10 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (9.78%) Waterfall
10 9 (9.78%) DSDM
11 8 (8.70%) E-business
12 7 (7.61%) SOA
12 7 (7.61%) Refactoring
13 6 (6.52%) E-Commerce
13 6 (6.52%) OO
14 5 (5.43%) Web Development
15 4 (4.35%) Mentoring
15 4 (4.35%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 51 (55.43%) SQL
2 42 (45.65%) C#
2 42 (45.65%) Java
3 40 (43.48%) JavaScript
4 16 (17.39%) T-SQL
5 7 (7.61%) PHP
5 7 (7.61%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.17%) Perl
7 1 (1.09%) C++
7 1 (1.09%) ABAP
7 1 (1.09%) Python
7 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.09%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (19.57%) Degree
2 1 (1.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.09%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.09%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (10.87%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.70%) Sitecore
3 4 (4.35%) Oracle
4 3 (3.26%) Facebook
4 3 (3.26%) Google
5 1 (1.09%) SAP
5 1 (1.09%) Adobe