The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 83 62 42
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 22 39 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.85% 3.06% 4.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.91% 3.17% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 10 37 37
Average salary £35,856 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.36% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £41,000 £35,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
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% -

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Essex region over the 3 months to 10 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
Chelmsford +4 4 £24,000 -40.00% 1
Colchester -15 4 £41,000 +2.50%
Waltham Abbey - 4 - - 1
Brentwood +5 3 - -
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Essex region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 50 (78.13%) .NET
2 40 (62.50%) C#
3 32 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 31 (48.44%) JavaScript
5 29 (45.31%) SQL
6 28 (43.75%) Microsoft
7 23 (35.94%) HTML
7 23 (35.94%) VB.NET
8 21 (32.81%) Java
9 20 (31.25%) SQL Server
9 20 (31.25%) MVC
9 20 (31.25%) Software Engineering
9 20 (31.25%) Computer Science
10 19 (29.69%) jQuery
11 18 (28.13%) Degree
12 14 (21.88%) XML
13 13 (20.31%) Data Modelling
13 13 (20.31%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (18.75%) Web Services
14 12 (18.75%) CSS
14 12 (18.75%) T-SQL
14 12 (18.75%) Web Development
15 11 (17.19%) Finance
16 9 (14.06%) E-Commerce
16 9 (14.06%) OO
17 8 (12.50%) Business Transformation
17 8 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
17 8 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
18 7 (10.94%) Python
19 6 (9.38%) MS Excel

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Essex region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.13%) CMS
2 2 (3.13%) Liferay
2 2 (3.13%) Umbraco
2 2 (3.13%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.56%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (9.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) PlanetPress Connect
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Firebase
1 1 (1.56%) Google App Engine
1 1 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (1.56%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (9.38%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (7.81%) Datomic
4 5 (7.81%) MongoDB
4 5 (7.81%) Neo4j
4 5 (7.81%) NoSQL
5 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.13%) PROIV
3 1 (1.56%) Bower
3 1 (1.56%) Grunt
General
1 11 (17.19%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Back Office
2 4 (6.25%) Banking
2 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.13%) Law
3 2 (3.13%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (78.13%) .NET
2 32 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 23 (35.94%) HTML
4 19 (29.69%) jQuery
5 14 (21.88%) XML
6 12 (18.75%) CSS
6 12 (18.75%) Web Services
7 6 (9.38%) Ajax
8 5 (7.81%) .NET Framework
9 4 (6.25%) Classic ASP
9 4 (6.25%) JSON
9 4 (6.25%) Kendo UI
10 3 (4.69%) AngularJS
10 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (4.69%) Entity Framework
11 2 (3.13%) REST
11 2 (3.13%) RESTful
11 2 (3.13%) SOAP
11 2 (3.13%) WCF
11 2 (3.13%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (31.25%) Computer Science
2 13 (20.31%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.38%) Management Information System
4 5 (7.81%) Biology
4 5 (7.81%) Life Science
4 5 (7.81%) Mathematics
4 5 (7.81%) Semantic Web
5 2 (3.13%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.56%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.81%) Windows
2 4 (6.25%) Android
2 4 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.25%) MVC
1 20 (31.25%) Software Engineering
2 13 (20.31%) Data Modelling
3 12 (18.75%) Web Development
4 9 (14.06%) E-Commerce
4 9 (14.06%) OO
5 8 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (12.50%) Business Transformation
6 6 (9.38%) Workflow
7 5 (7.81%) Bioinformatics
7 5 (7.81%) Functional Programming
7 5 (7.81%) RDF
7 5 (7.81%) SDLC
8 4 (6.25%) DevOps
8 4 (6.25%) Time Management
8 4 (6.25%) TOGAF
8 4 (6.25%) Workflow Management
9 3 (4.69%) CRM
9 3 (4.69%) OOP
9 3 (4.69%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 40 (62.50%) C#
2 31 (48.44%) JavaScript
3 29 (45.31%) SQL
4 23 (35.94%) VB.NET
5 21 (32.81%) Java
6 12 (18.75%) T-SQL
7 7 (10.94%) Python
8 6 (9.38%) VB
8 6 (9.38%) VB6
8 6 (9.38%) VBScript
9 5 (7.81%) C++
9 5 (7.81%) Clojure
9 5 (7.81%) Scala
10 3 (4.69%) Perl
11 2 (3.13%) Bash Shell
11 2 (3.13%) PL/SQL
11 2 (3.13%) VBA
12 1 (1.56%) Bourne shell
12 1 (1.56%) C
12 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (28.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) SLA
Vendors
1 28 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.25%) Telerik
2 4 (6.25%) webMethods
3 3 (4.69%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.13%) IBM
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle
5 1 (1.56%) Google
Chelmsford, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basildon
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Waltham Abbey, Essex
ACM Environmental PLC
Posted: 26 days ago