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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
Rank 67 81 56
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 23 26 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.54% 2.03% 3.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.66% 2.09% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 23 18 36
Median salary £37,500 £37,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,400 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £75,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
866 1244 1203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.69% 96.96% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 632 937 952
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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
Chelmsford -5 8 £24,000 - 2
Saffron Walden - 7 £40,000 - 1
Colchester +8 3 £33,500 -55.33%
Harlow - 2 £50,000 - 1
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £37,500 -
Braintree - 1 £55,000 -
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 31 (70.45%) SQL
2 24 (54.55%) Java
3 22 (50.00%) C#
3 22 (50.00%) .NET
4 20 (45.45%) HTML
5 19 (43.18%) JavaScript
6 18 (40.91%) Degree
7 16 (36.36%) Computer Science
8 15 (34.09%) ASP.NET
8 15 (34.09%) SDLC
9 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (29.55%) CSS
10 10 (22.73%) Web Services
10 10 (22.73%) XML
10 10 (22.73%) SharePoint
11 9 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (18.18%) Linux
12 8 (18.18%) Perl
13 7 (15.91%) C++
13 7 (15.91%) J2EE
13 7 (15.91%) MySQL
13 7 (15.91%) Oracle
13 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
13 7 (15.91%) MVC
13 7 (15.91%) Uniface
14 6 (13.64%) Internet
14 6 (13.64%) Shell Script
14 6 (13.64%) Web Development
14 6 (13.64%) Finance
14 6 (13.64%) Internet of Things

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 10 (22.73%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.09%) Apache
2 4 (9.09%) JBoss
3 3 (6.82%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) Internet
2 5 (11.36%) SSL
3 2 (4.55%) HTTP
4 1 (2.27%) Skype
4 1 (2.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) MySQL
1 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.64%) Relational Database
3 4 (9.09%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.55%) FileMaker
5 1 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.27%) CouchDB
5 1 (2.27%) MariaDB
5 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.27%) Neo4j
5 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.36%) JIRA
3 4 (9.09%) Eclipse
3 4 (9.09%) Gerrit
3 4 (9.09%) Gradle
3 4 (9.09%) HP UFT
3 4 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 4 (9.09%) JUnit
4 1 (2.27%) Subversion
4 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (13.64%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Banking
2 1 (2.27%) Electronics
2 1 (2.27%) Games
2 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (50.00%) .NET
2 20 (45.45%) HTML
3 15 (34.09%) ASP.NET
4 13 (29.55%) CSS
5 10 (22.73%) Web Services
5 10 (22.73%) XML
6 7 (15.91%) J2EE
7 6 (13.64%) AngularJS
8 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 5 (11.36%) HTML5
8 5 (11.36%) JSON
9 4 (9.09%) .NET Framework
9 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (9.09%) COM+
9 4 (9.09%) Hibernate
9 4 (9.09%) SOAP
9 4 (9.09%) Spring
9 4 (9.09%) Struts
9 4 (9.09%) WSDL
9 4 (9.09%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 16 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 9 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (13.64%) Internet of Things
4 3 (6.82%) Algorithms
4 3 (6.82%) Mathematics
5 2 (4.55%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.27%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (2.27%) e-Health
6 1 (2.27%) Grid Computing
6 1 (2.27%) Informatics
6 1 (2.27%) Physics
6 1 (2.27%) Smart Home
6 1 (2.27%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Linux
2 4 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) SDLC
2 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (15.91%) MVC
4 6 (13.64%) Web Development
5 5 (11.36%) Mentoring
5 5 (11.36%) OOP
5 5 (11.36%) Software Engineering
6 4 (9.09%) Validation
7 3 (6.82%) Integration Testing
8 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (4.55%) Refactoring
8 2 (4.55%) Scrum
8 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.55%) Unit Testing
8 2 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (4.55%) Workflow
9 1 (2.27%) Game Theory
9 1 (2.27%) Gibbs Sampling
9 1 (2.27%) Hidden Markov Model
Programming Languages
1 31 (70.45%) SQL
2 24 (54.55%) Java
3 22 (50.00%) C#
4 19 (43.18%) JavaScript
5 8 (18.18%) Perl
6 7 (15.91%) C++
6 7 (15.91%) Uniface
7 6 (13.64%) Shell Script
8 5 (11.36%) PHP
8 5 (11.36%) VB.NET
9 4 (9.09%) T-SQL
9 4 (9.09%) VC++
10 3 (6.82%) C
10 3 (6.82%) Python
11 2 (4.55%) Ruby
12 1 (2.27%) Go
12 1 (2.27%) Haskell
12 1 (2.27%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (40.91%) Degree
2 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.82%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.55%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.27%) CISSP
5 1 (2.27%) GSEC
5 1 (2.27%) PhD
5 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Docker
1 1 (2.27%) KVM
1 1 (2.27%) LXC
1 1 (2.27%) Slurm Workload Manager
1 1 (2.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.27%) Mesos
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) Oracle
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.27%) Adobe
3 1 (2.27%) Pegasus
Chelmsford, Essex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 24k + Training + Contributory pension + 25 days holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Harlow, Essex
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competitive plus company benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Posted: 11 days ago