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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 53 55 62
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 44 42 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.41% 3.61% 2.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.61% 3.77% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 36 37 17
Average salary £46,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £50,000 £58,500
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
1218 1113 796
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 94.42% 95.62% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 951 853 701
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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
Southend-on-Sea - 6 £40,000 - 1
Chelmsford -1 5 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Basildon +4 4 £50,000 +17.64%
Colchester -11 3 £50,000 +25.00%
Harlow - 1 £37,500 -
Purfleet - 1 £47,000 -
Brentwood - 1 - -
Senior Developer
East of England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 41 (66.13%) .NET
2 37 (59.68%) C#
3 33 (53.23%) SQL Server
4 32 (51.61%) SQL
4 32 (51.61%) MVC
5 29 (46.77%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (45.16%) HTML
7 22 (35.48%) WCF
8 21 (33.87%) ASP.NET
9 20 (32.26%) Java
10 19 (30.65%) CSS
11 17 (27.42%) Web Development
12 15 (24.19%) .NET Framework
12 15 (24.19%) XML
13 13 (20.97%) jQuery
13 13 (20.97%) Unit Testing
13 13 (20.97%) T-SQL
13 13 (20.97%) OO
14 12 (19.35%) Finance
15 11 (17.74%) Microsoft
15 11 (17.74%) JavaScript
16 10 (16.13%) JBoss
16 10 (16.13%) OOP
16 10 (16.13%) WPF
16 10 (16.13%) Java EE
16 10 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
17 9 (14.52%) Spring
17 9 (14.52%) Scrum
17 9 (14.52%) Struts
17 9 (14.52%) Visual Studio

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 10 (16.13%) JBoss
2 5 (8.06%) Umbraco
3 4 (6.45%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.45%) CMS
4 3 (4.84%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.84%) GlassFish
4 3 (4.84%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.23%) IIS
6 1 (1.61%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.90%) VoIP
2 3 (4.84%) SMS
3 1 (1.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (53.23%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (8.06%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.84%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.84%) Data Mining
4 3 (4.84%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.61%) SQL CLR
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (14.52%) Visual Studio
3 4 (6.45%) Ant
3 4 (6.45%) NUnit
3 4 (6.45%) Subversion
3 4 (6.45%) Maven
4 3 (4.84%) Eclipse
4 3 (4.84%) MSTest
4 3 (4.84%) Gradle
5 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.23%) JUnit
6 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.61%) MSBuild
General
1 12 (19.35%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.61%) Electronics
3 1 (1.61%) Automotive
3 1 (1.61%) Law
3 1 (1.61%) Advertising
3 1 (1.61%) Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (66.13%) .NET
2 28 (45.16%) HTML
3 22 (35.48%) WCF
4 21 (33.87%) ASP.NET
5 19 (30.65%) CSS
6 15 (24.19%) XML
6 15 (24.19%) .NET Framework
7 13 (20.97%) jQuery
8 10 (16.13%) WPF
8 10 (16.13%) Java EE
9 9 (14.52%) Spring
9 9 (14.52%) Struts
10 8 (12.90%) Web Services
10 8 (12.90%) XHTML
10 8 (12.90%) ADO.NET
10 8 (12.90%) LINQ
11 7 (11.29%) Hibernate
11 7 (11.29%) Java SE
12 6 (9.68%) Spring MVC
13 5 (8.06%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.45%) N-Tier
2 4 (6.45%) Open Source
3 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.84%) Algorithms
3 3 (4.84%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.23%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.61%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.45%) Windows
2 3 (4.84%) Linux
3 1 (1.61%) Android
3 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.61%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (51.61%) MVC
2 29 (46.77%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (27.42%) Web Development
4 13 (20.97%) Unit Testing
4 13 (20.97%) OO
5 10 (16.13%) OOP
6 9 (14.52%) Scrum
7 8 (12.90%) MVVM
7 8 (12.90%) RAD
8 5 (8.06%) SOA
8 5 (8.06%) ITIL
9 4 (6.45%) TDD
9 4 (6.45%) SEO
9 4 (6.45%) Workflow
9 4 (6.45%) Web Application Development
10 3 (4.84%) Memory Management
10 3 (4.84%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (4.84%) E-Commerce
10 3 (4.84%) Software Engineering
11 2 (3.23%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 37 (59.68%) C#
2 32 (51.61%) SQL
3 20 (32.26%) Java
4 13 (20.97%) T-SQL
5 11 (17.74%) JavaScript
6 8 (12.90%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.84%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.23%) C++
8 2 (3.23%) C
9 1 (1.61%) PowerHouse
9 1 (1.61%) XAML
9 1 (1.61%) XPath
9 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.61%) VBScript
9 1 (1.61%) VB
9 1 (1.61%) XQuery
9 1 (1.61%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 4 (6.45%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (1.61%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (17.74%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.90%) Sage
3 4 (6.45%) Oracle
4 2 (3.23%) Tableau
5 1 (1.61%) AccuRev
5 1 (1.61%) Sybase
5 1 (1.61%) Dell
5 1 (1.61%) Citrix
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