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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 50 41 52
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 56 61 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 4.71% 4.78% 3.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.87% 4.96% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 54 49 31
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
1150 1231 968
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 96.64% 96.55% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 878 994 735
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 +3 24 £60,000 -
Chelmsford +10 7 £45,750 +7.64% 1
Leigh-on-Sea - 5 £55,000 -
Southend-on-Sea -1 3 £54,901 +29.17%
Senior Developer
East of England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 52 (55.91%) JavaScript
2 51 (54.84%) HTML
2 51 (54.84%) Java
3 46 (49.46%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (49.46%) CSS
4 45 (48.39%) SQL
5 42 (45.16%) Software Engineering
6 40 (43.01%) Degree
7 39 (41.94%) Computer Science
7 39 (41.94%) J2EE
7 39 (41.94%) JBoss
8 38 (40.86%) SQL Server
8 38 (40.86%) .NET
9 37 (39.78%) Ajax
10 36 (38.71%) C#
11 34 (36.56%) MVC
12 33 (35.48%) Oracle
12 33 (35.48%) OO
13 32 (34.41%) OOP
13 32 (34.41%) E-Commerce
13 32 (34.41%) Relational Database
14 31 (33.33%) PL/SQL
15 28 (30.11%) RDBMS
16 26 (27.96%) WebLogic
16 26 (27.96%) WebSphere
17 25 (26.88%) Swing
18 21 (22.58%) ASP.NET
18 21 (22.58%) Web Services
18 21 (22.58%) Open Source
19 20 (21.51%) jQuery

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 39 (41.94%) JBoss
2 26 (27.96%) WebLogic
2 26 (27.96%) WebSphere
3 9 (9.68%) SharePoint
4 8 (8.60%) GlassFish
5 6 (6.45%) IIS
6 2 (2.15%) Apache
7 1 (1.08%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (6.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.15%) SSL
2 1 (1.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (40.86%) SQL Server
2 32 (34.41%) Relational Database
3 28 (30.11%) RDBMS
4 20 (21.51%) Oracle Database
5 10 (10.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (9.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (8.60%) MySQL
8 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.08%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.08%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.08%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 9 (9.68%) Eclipse
1 9 (9.68%) Subversion
2 7 (7.53%) Eclipse RCP
3 4 (4.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.23%) Gradle
5 2 (2.15%) Gerrit
5 2 (2.15%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.15%) HP UFT
5 2 (2.15%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.15%) JUnit
5 2 (2.15%) Moq
5 2 (2.15%) NUnit
5 2 (2.15%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.08%) Ant
6 1 (1.08%) Maven
General
1 15 (16.13%) Finance
2 12 (12.90%) Telecoms
3 11 (11.83%) Automotive
4 1 (1.08%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (54.84%) HTML
2 46 (49.46%) CSS
3 39 (41.94%) J2EE
4 38 (40.86%) .NET
5 37 (39.78%) Ajax
6 25 (26.88%) Swing
7 21 (22.58%) ASP.NET
7 21 (22.58%) Web Services
8 20 (21.51%) jQuery
9 19 (20.43%) Spring
10 14 (15.05%) Struts
11 12 (12.90%) .NET Framework
11 12 (12.90%) Entity Framework
12 11 (11.83%) Hibernate
13 10 (10.75%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (10.75%) JPA
14 8 (8.60%) EJB
14 8 (8.60%) Servlets
15 7 (7.53%) SOAP
15 7 (7.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (41.94%) Computer Science
2 13 (13.98%) Mathematics
3 10 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.23%) Statistics
4 3 (3.23%) User Experience
5 2 (2.15%) FMCG
6 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.08%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.15%) Linux
1 2 (2.15%) Unix
2 1 (1.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (49.46%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (45.16%) Software Engineering
3 34 (36.56%) MVC
4 33 (35.48%) OO
5 32 (34.41%) E-Commerce
5 32 (34.41%) OOP
6 21 (22.58%) Open Source
7 12 (12.90%) SDLC
7 12 (12.90%) Web Development
8 11 (11.83%) Analytics
9 10 (10.75%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (10.75%) ETL
10 9 (9.68%) Project Management
10 9 (9.68%) Workflow
11 7 (7.53%) Unit Testing
12 6 (6.45%) TDD
13 5 (5.38%) Validation
14 4 (4.30%) E-business
14 4 (4.30%) Migration
14 4 (4.30%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 52 (55.91%) JavaScript
2 51 (54.84%) Java
3 45 (48.39%) SQL
4 36 (38.71%) C#
5 31 (33.33%) PL/SQL
6 6 (6.45%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.23%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.15%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.08%) C
9 1 (1.08%) C++
9 1 (1.08%) Perl
9 1 (1.08%) PHP
9 1 (1.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 40 (43.01%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.08%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (2.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (35.48%) Oracle
2 15 (16.13%) Microsoft
3 9 (9.68%) Tableau
4 1 (1.08%) DevExpress
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