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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 50 43 32
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 37 50 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.38% 4.53% 6.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.55% 4.72% 6.18%
Number of salaries quoted 31 45 52
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £29,100 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
1041 1059 938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 94.98% 96.01% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 834 849 813
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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
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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 -13 6 £33,500 -4.28%
Chigwell - 3 £37,500 -
Chelmsford -6 2 £40,000 +6.66%
Brentwood - 2 £47,500 -
Hockley - 2 £25,000 -
Basildon -2 1 £24,500 -38.75%
Braintree - 1 £40,000 -
Loughton - 1 £22,000 -
Saffron Walden - 1 £29,000 -
Halstead - 1 £40,000 -
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 100 (83.33%) .NET
2 98 (81.67%) C#
3 68 (56.67%) SQL
4 66 (55.00%) ASP.NET
5 58 (48.33%) SQL Server
6 48 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 37 (30.83%) Degree
8 36 (30.00%) Visual Studio
9 30 (25.00%) Java
10 28 (23.33%) VB.NET
11 27 (22.50%) Computer Science
11 27 (22.50%) Android
12 26 (21.67%) WCF
12 26 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
13 25 (20.83%) WinForms
13 25 (20.83%) HTML
14 24 (20.00%) Android Development
15 23 (19.17%) .NET Framework
15 23 (19.17%) Team Foundation Server
15 23 (19.17%) Software Engineering
16 22 (18.33%) MVC
16 22 (18.33%) T-SQL
16 22 (18.33%) Web Services
16 22 (18.33%) XML
16 22 (18.33%) OO
16 22 (18.33%) WPF
17 21 (17.50%) SQL Server 2008
17 21 (17.50%) SOAP
18 20 (16.67%) IIS
19 19 (15.83%) CSS

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 20 (16.67%) IIS
2 17 (14.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.83%) GlassFish
3 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.50%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.50%) Oracle CRM
1 3 (2.50%) Magento
2 1 (0.83%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.33%) VoIP
1 4 (3.33%) FTP
2 3 (2.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (48.33%) SQL Server
2 21 (17.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (3.33%) MS Access
4 4 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.83%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.83%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 36 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 23 (19.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (15.00%) MSTest
3 18 (15.00%) NUnit
4 12 (10.00%) MSBuild
5 10 (8.33%) Subversion
6 2 (1.67%) MSI
7 1 (0.83%) Maven
7 1 (0.83%) Gradle
7 1 (0.83%) Ant
General
1 11 (9.17%) Finance
2 5 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.33%) Marketing
4 3 (2.50%) Banking
5 2 (1.67%) Electronics
5 2 (1.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (83.33%) .NET
2 66 (55.00%) ASP.NET
3 26 (21.67%) WCF
4 25 (20.83%) WinForms
4 25 (20.83%) HTML
5 23 (19.17%) .NET Framework
6 22 (18.33%) WPF
6 22 (18.33%) Web Services
6 22 (18.33%) XML
7 21 (17.50%) SOAP
8 19 (15.83%) CSS
9 17 (14.17%) Ruby on Rails
10 15 (12.50%) LINQ
11 11 (9.17%) Ajax
12 9 (7.50%) jQuery
13 8 (6.67%) ADO.NET
14 7 (5.83%) Silverlight
15 5 (4.17%) STL
16 4 (3.33%) COM+
16 4 (3.33%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 27 (22.50%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.50%) CUDA
3 3 (2.50%) NHS
4 2 (1.67%) Derivative
4 2 (1.67%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.83%) Social Network
5 1 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.83%) Physics
5 1 (0.83%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.83%) User Experience
5 1 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 27 (22.50%) Android
2 14 (11.67%) Windows
3 11 (9.17%) Apple iOS
4 6 (5.00%) Linux
5 5 (4.17%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.50%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.83%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (20.00%) Android Development
3 23 (19.17%) Software Engineering
4 22 (18.33%) OO
4 22 (18.33%) MVC
5 13 (10.83%) OOP
6 11 (9.17%) Mentoring
7 9 (7.50%) OOD
7 9 (7.50%) TDD
8 5 (4.17%) Multithreading
8 5 (4.17%) iOS Development
8 5 (4.17%) Change Control
9 4 (3.33%) Image Processing
9 4 (3.33%) MVVM
9 4 (3.33%) Waterfall
9 4 (3.33%) E-Commerce
10 3 (2.50%) CRM
11 2 (1.67%) Web Development
11 2 (1.67%) Web Application Development
11 2 (1.67%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 98 (81.67%) C#
2 68 (56.67%) SQL
3 30 (25.00%) Java
4 28 (23.33%) VB.NET
5 22 (18.33%) T-SQL
6 19 (15.83%) JavaScript
7 18 (15.00%) C++
8 17 (14.17%) Ruby
9 13 (10.83%) XAML
10 11 (9.17%) PowerShell
11 7 (5.83%) C
12 5 (4.17%) PHP
13 4 (3.33%) Shell Script
14 3 (2.50%) Objective-C
15 2 (1.67%) FoxPro (VFP)
15 2 (1.67%) VB
15 2 (1.67%) Perl
16 1 (0.83%) Delphi
16 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.83%) VC++
Qualifications
1 37 (30.83%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.83%) HL7
Vendors
1 48 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (14.17%) DevExpress
3 4 (3.33%) Sage
3 4 (3.33%) Oracle
4 3 (2.50%) SAP
4 3 (2.50%) JD Edwards
5 2 (1.67%) JBoss
5 2 (1.67%) Sybase
6 1 (0.83%) Cognos
6 1 (0.83%) webMethods
6 1 (0.83%) InterSystems
6 1 (0.83%) Software AG
6 1 (0.83%) Pegasus
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