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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 75 62 49
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 18 34 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.77% 2.65% 3.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.96% 2.84% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 18 30 33
Median salary £36,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £20,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median 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
918 1199 1075
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 90.44% 93.38% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 726 872 848
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +8 6 £47,500 +26.66%
Southend-on-Sea -2 2 £30,000 +50.00%
Chelmsford -1 1 £24,000 - 1
Saffron Walden -1 1 £22,500 -52.63%
Billericay - 1 £30,000 -
Harlow - 1 £50,000 -
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 21 (84.00%) SQL
2 20 (80.00%) C#
3 19 (76.00%) .NET
4 11 (44.00%) ASP.NET
5 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 10 (40.00%) SDLC
6 9 (36.00%) Java
6 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
6 9 (36.00%) XML
6 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (32.00%) MVC
7 8 (32.00%) HTML
8 6 (24.00%) VB.NET
8 6 (24.00%) CSS
8 6 (24.00%) .NET Framework
8 6 (24.00%) JSON
8 6 (24.00%) Computer Science
9 5 (20.00%) AngularJS
9 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
9 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (20.00%) Web Development
9 5 (20.00%) Web Services
9 5 (20.00%) Shell Script
9 5 (20.00%) Finance
9 5 (20.00%) SOAP
9 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
9 5 (20.00%) Oracle
9 5 (20.00%) C++
9 5 (20.00%) J2EE
10 4 (16.00%) JUnit

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 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (16.00%) Apache
2 4 (16.00%) JBoss
3 3 (12.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) SSL
2 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (16.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (8.00%) MySQL
5 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (16.00%) Gerrit
1 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (16.00%) Gradle
1 4 (16.00%) HP UFT
1 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (16.00%) JIRA
1 4 (16.00%) JUnit
2 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (76.00%) .NET
2 11 (44.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (36.00%) XML
4 8 (32.00%) HTML
5 6 (24.00%) .NET Framework
5 6 (24.00%) CSS
5 6 (24.00%) JSON
6 5 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (20.00%) J2EE
6 5 (20.00%) SOAP
6 5 (20.00%) Web Services
7 4 (16.00%) COM+
7 4 (16.00%) Hibernate
7 4 (16.00%) HTML5
7 4 (16.00%) jQuery
7 4 (16.00%) Spring
7 4 (16.00%) Struts
7 4 (16.00%) WSDL
7 4 (16.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.00%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Linux
1 4 (16.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) SDLC
2 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (32.00%) MVC
4 5 (20.00%) Web Development
5 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (16.00%) Validation
6 3 (12.00%) Integration Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Automated Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Domain-Driven Design
7 2 (8.00%) Open Source
7 2 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (8.00%) Scrum
7 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (8.00%) User Stories
7 2 (8.00%) Web Design
8 1 (4.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (4.00%) DevOps
8 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
8 1 (4.00%) Front End Development
8 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (84.00%) SQL
2 20 (80.00%) C#
3 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (36.00%) Java
5 6 (24.00%) VB.NET
6 5 (20.00%) C++
6 5 (20.00%) Shell Script
7 4 (16.00%) VC++
8 2 (8.00%) PHP
8 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
8 2 (8.00%) Uniface
9 1 (4.00%) C
9 1 (4.00%) Perl
9 1 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Adobe
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