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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 50 57 55
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 52 33 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 4.14% 3.13% 2.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.27% 3.30% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 40 29 21
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,800 £39,400 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 1001 834
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 96.97% 94.88% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 985 778 740
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 27 February 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 27 February 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
(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 -5 6 - - 1
Southend-on-Sea -6 6 £43,750 -
Chelmsford -12 6 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Harlow - 5 £55,000 -
Hockley - 3 £45,000 -
Senior Developer
East of England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 75 (69.44%) .NET
2 65 (60.19%) C#
3 63 (58.33%) MVC
4 54 (50.00%) HTML
5 50 (46.30%) ASP.NET
6 49 (45.37%) SQL Server
7 44 (40.74%) SQL
8 43 (39.81%) CSS
9 36 (33.33%) JavaScript
10 33 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
11 32 (29.63%) Web Development
12 30 (27.78%) jQuery
13 25 (23.15%) Java
13 25 (23.15%) Microsoft
14 23 (21.30%) Web Services
15 20 (18.52%) WCF
16 19 (17.59%) ASP.NET MVC
17 17 (15.74%) Analytical Skills
18 16 (14.81%) Finance
19 15 (13.89%) .NET Framework
19 15 (13.89%) Spring
19 15 (13.89%) VB.NET
20 14 (12.96%) Struts
21 13 (12.04%) Ajax
21 13 (12.04%) HTML5
21 13 (12.04%) Unit Testing
22 12 (11.11%) Degree
22 12 (11.11%) Software Engineering
22 12 (11.11%) XML
22 12 (11.11%) Windows

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 10 (9.26%) SharePoint
2 9 (8.33%) JBoss
3 5 (4.63%) Umbraco
4 4 (3.70%) CMS
5 3 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.93%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.93%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.78%) HTTP
2 2 (1.85%) VoIP
3 1 (0.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (45.37%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (6.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (6.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.63%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.85%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.85%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.93%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.93%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.93%) SQL CLR
Development Applications
1 9 (8.33%) Visual Studio
1 9 (8.33%) Subversion
2 8 (7.41%) TeamCity
3 7 (6.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (5.56%) Moq
4 6 (5.56%) SpecFlow
5 5 (4.63%) JUnit
6 3 (2.78%) Dreamweaver
6 3 (2.78%) NUnit
6 3 (2.78%) CruiseControl
6 3 (2.78%) Mercurial
6 3 (2.78%) NCover
6 3 (2.78%) StyleCop
6 3 (2.78%) JIRA
6 3 (2.78%) ReSharper
6 3 (2.78%) Selenium
6 3 (2.78%) jMock
6 3 (2.78%) Mockito
6 3 (2.78%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.78%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (14.81%) Finance
2 6 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.63%) Back Office
3 5 (4.63%) Marketing
4 4 (3.70%) Banking
4 4 (3.70%) Automotive
5 1 (0.93%) Law
5 1 (0.93%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (69.44%) .NET
2 54 (50.00%) HTML
3 50 (46.30%) ASP.NET
4 43 (39.81%) CSS
5 30 (27.78%) jQuery
6 23 (21.30%) Web Services
7 20 (18.52%) WCF
8 19 (17.59%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (13.89%) Spring
9 15 (13.89%) .NET Framework
10 14 (12.96%) Struts
11 13 (12.04%) Ajax
11 13 (12.04%) HTML5
12 12 (11.11%) XML
13 11 (10.19%) J2EE
13 11 (10.19%) KnockoutJS
13 11 (10.19%) AngularJS
13 11 (10.19%) ASP.NET Web API
14 9 (8.33%) JPA
15 8 (7.41%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.74%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.26%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.48%) Open Source
4 6 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 6 (5.56%) Mathematics
5 4 (3.70%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.70%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.78%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.85%) User Experience
7 2 (1.85%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.93%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.11%) Windows
2 6 (5.56%) Linux
3 2 (1.85%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.93%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (58.33%) MVC
2 33 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (29.63%) Web Development
4 13 (12.04%) Unit Testing
5 12 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 10 (9.26%) E-Commerce
7 9 (8.33%) SOA
7 9 (8.33%) Workflow
7 9 (8.33%) Time Management
8 8 (7.41%) Waterfall
9 7 (6.48%) Scrum
9 7 (6.48%) OOP
9 7 (6.48%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (5.56%) ETL
10 6 (5.56%) TDD
10 6 (5.56%) SEO
10 6 (5.56%) Web Application Development
10 6 (5.56%) Analytics
10 6 (5.56%) Line Management
11 5 (4.63%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 65 (60.19%) C#
2 44 (40.74%) SQL
3 36 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 25 (23.15%) Java
5 15 (13.89%) VB.NET
6 10 (9.26%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.78%) Perl
7 3 (2.78%) PHP
7 3 (2.78%) XPath
7 3 (2.78%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.78%) Python
8 2 (1.85%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.85%) VBA
8 2 (1.85%) C
9 1 (0.93%) XAML
9 1 (0.93%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.93%) VCP4
Vendors
1 25 (23.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.56%) Oracle
2 6 (5.56%) Tableau
3 3 (2.78%) Sitecore
3 3 (2.78%) Adobe
4 2 (1.85%) Sage
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