The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Essex region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 74 72 43
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 18 24 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.70% 1.92% 4.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% 2.04% 4.61%
Number of salaries quoted 17 22 45
Median salary £32,500 £24,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.65% -36.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,000 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Software 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
981 1175 1107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 92.55% 93.92% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 801 885 919
Median salary £40,000 £39,600 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex region that featured Software Developer in the job title.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in Essex

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Essex

Software Developer
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basildon +9 6 £47,500 +11.76%
Chelmsford +5 3 £24,000 - 2
Southend-on-Sea -3 2 £30,000 +50.00% 1
Braintree -1 1 £32,500 +52.94%
Saffron Walden -2 1 £22,500 -28.57%
Billericay - 1 £30,000 -
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 20 (76.92%) SQL
2 18 (69.23%) C#
3 17 (65.38%) .NET
4 12 (46.15%) JavaScript
5 11 (42.31%) Java
5 11 (42.31%) ASP.NET
5 11 (42.31%) Computer Science
6 10 (38.46%) C++
6 10 (38.46%) SDLC
7 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
7 9 (34.62%) XML
7 9 (34.62%) Degree
7 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (30.77%) HTML
8 8 (30.77%) Shell Script
8 8 (30.77%) MVC
9 7 (26.92%) VB.NET
10 6 (23.08%) JSON
10 6 (23.08%) CSS
11 5 (19.23%) Finance
11 5 (19.23%) SOAP
11 5 (19.23%) Linux
11 5 (19.23%) Web Services
11 5 (19.23%) C
11 5 (19.23%) Web Development
11 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
11 5 (19.23%) AngularJS
11 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (19.23%) Relational Database
12 4 (15.38%) Gerrit

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (15.38%) Apache
1 4 (15.38%) JBoss
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) Internet
1 4 (15.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
2 5 (19.23%) Relational Database
3 4 (15.38%) RDBMS
4 2 (7.69%) MySQL
5 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Eclipse
1 4 (15.38%) Gerrit
1 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 4 (15.38%) Gradle
1 4 (15.38%) HP UFT
1 4 (15.38%) Jenkins
1 4 (15.38%) JIRA
1 4 (15.38%) JUnit
2 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (65.38%) .NET
2 11 (42.31%) ASP.NET
3 9 (34.62%) XML
4 8 (30.77%) HTML
5 6 (23.08%) CSS
5 6 (23.08%) JSON
6 5 (19.23%) AngularJS
6 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (19.23%) SOAP
6 5 (19.23%) Web Services
7 4 (15.38%) COM+
7 4 (15.38%) Hibernate
7 4 (15.38%) HTML5
7 4 (15.38%) J2EE
7 4 (15.38%) jQuery
7 4 (15.38%) Spring
7 4 (15.38%) Struts
7 4 (15.38%) WSDL
7 4 (15.38%) XSD
8 3 (11.54%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Computer Science
2 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (15.38%) Internet of Things
3 2 (7.69%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Linux
2 4 (15.38%) Unix
3 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) SDLC
2 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (30.77%) MVC
4 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
4 5 (19.23%) Web Development
5 4 (15.38%) Validation
6 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Domain-Driven Design
6 2 (7.69%) Integration Testing
6 2 (7.69%) OO
6 2 (7.69%) Open Source
6 2 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (7.69%) Scrum
6 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.69%) User Stories
6 2 (7.69%) Web Design
7 1 (3.85%) Multithreading
7 1 (3.85%) MVVM
7 1 (3.85%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (76.92%) SQL
2 18 (69.23%) C#
3 12 (46.15%) JavaScript
4 11 (42.31%) Java
5 10 (38.46%) C++
6 8 (30.77%) Shell Script
7 7 (26.92%) VB.NET
8 5 (19.23%) C
9 4 (15.38%) Perl
9 4 (15.38%) Python
9 4 (15.38%) VC++
10 2 (7.69%) PHP
10 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
10 2 (7.69%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) Adobe
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Salary: £44000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
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Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: 45,000 - 55,000 plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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greywood
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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