The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Essex region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 48 31 26
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 66 57 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 4.67% 5.86% 8.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.89% 6.07% 9.37%
Number of salaries quoted 41 53 102
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1350 939 1419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.47% 96.51% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1085 827 1129
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Software Developer
East of England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Billericay - 16 £35,000 -
Chelmsford -14 6 £28,750 -28.12%
Colchester -24 6 £40,000 +29.03%
Harlow - 3 £47,500 - 1
Basildon +3 1 £26,500 -47.00%
Braintree - 1 - -
Brentwood - 1 - -
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 106 (90.60%) C#
2 102 (87.18%) .NET
3 89 (76.07%) SQL
4 67 (57.26%) ASP.NET
5 50 (42.74%) SQL Server
6 45 (38.46%) XML
7 42 (35.90%) HTML
7 42 (35.90%) Microsoft
8 40 (34.19%) CSS
9 39 (33.33%) JavaScript
10 35 (29.91%) Visual Studio
11 34 (29.06%) Web Services
11 34 (29.06%) Degree
12 31 (26.50%) WinForms
12 31 (26.50%) Java
13 28 (23.93%) C++
13 28 (23.93%) T-SQL
14 27 (23.08%) MVC
15 26 (22.22%) jQuery
16 25 (21.37%) VB.NET
16 25 (21.37%) IIS
16 25 (21.37%) SOAP
17 24 (20.51%) SharePoint
18 23 (19.66%) Computer Science
18 23 (19.66%) Time Management
19 21 (17.95%) Android
19 21 (17.95%) Android Development
20 19 (16.24%) ASP.NET MVC
21 17 (14.53%) DevExpress
22 16 (13.68%) Ruby

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 25 (21.37%) IIS
2 24 (20.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (12.82%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.98%) MS Office
3 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Magento
1 2 (1.71%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.85%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.98%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.27%) FTP
2 2 (1.71%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (42.74%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (4.27%) MS Access
5 3 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (2.56%) Big Data
6 2 (1.71%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.85%) MySQL
7 1 (0.85%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 35 (29.91%) Visual Studio
2 10 (8.55%) NUnit
3 9 (7.69%) MSTest
4 6 (5.13%) Subversion
5 4 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.56%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.71%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.85%) JIRA
8 1 (0.85%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.85%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.85%) Bitbucket
General
1 7 (5.98%) Finance
2 4 (3.42%) Marketing
3 2 (1.71%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.71%) Publishing
3 2 (1.71%) Banking
3 2 (1.71%) French Language
3 2 (1.71%) German Language
4 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.85%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (87.18%) .NET
2 67 (57.26%) ASP.NET
3 45 (38.46%) XML
4 42 (35.90%) HTML
5 40 (34.19%) CSS
6 34 (29.06%) Web Services
7 31 (26.50%) WinForms
8 26 (22.22%) jQuery
9 25 (21.37%) SOAP
10 19 (16.24%) ASP.NET MVC
11 16 (13.68%) Ruby on Rails
11 16 (13.68%) WCF
12 12 (10.26%) .NET Framework
13 11 (9.40%) WPF
14 9 (7.69%) Ajax
15 8 (6.84%) ADO.NET
16 5 (4.27%) COM+
16 5 (4.27%) LINQ
17 4 (3.42%) OpenCL
17 4 (3.42%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.66%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.84%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.42%) Social Network
3 4 (3.42%) CUDA
4 2 (1.71%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.85%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.85%) Physics
5 1 (0.85%) Tandem
5 1 (0.85%) Social Media
5 1 (0.85%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.95%) Android
2 8 (6.84%) Windows
3 5 (4.27%) Windows 7
3 5 (4.27%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.42%) Linux
5 1 (0.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (23.08%) MVC
2 23 (19.66%) Time Management
3 21 (17.95%) Android Development
4 16 (13.68%) Software Engineering
5 10 (8.55%) OO
6 9 (7.69%) Web Development
7 8 (6.84%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (4.27%) CRM
8 5 (4.27%) OOD
8 5 (4.27%) TDD
8 5 (4.27%) Multithreading
8 5 (4.27%) Image Processing
9 4 (3.42%) E-Commerce
9 4 (3.42%) OOP
10 3 (2.56%) iOS Development
10 3 (2.56%) MVVM
11 2 (1.71%) Waterfall
11 2 (1.71%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (1.71%) ERP
12 1 (0.85%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 106 (90.60%) C#
2 89 (76.07%) SQL
3 39 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 31 (26.50%) Java
5 28 (23.93%) C++
5 28 (23.93%) T-SQL
6 25 (21.37%) VB.NET
7 16 (13.68%) Ruby
8 5 (4.27%) PHP
9 4 (3.42%) XAML
9 4 (3.42%) C
9 4 (3.42%) VB
9 4 (3.42%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 3 (2.56%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.71%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.71%) Perl
12 1 (0.85%) VC++
12 1 (0.85%) Python
12 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.85%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 34 (29.06%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 42 (35.90%) Microsoft
2 17 (14.53%) DevExpress
3 3 (2.56%) Facebook
3 3 (2.56%) Twitter
4 2 (1.71%) Oracle
4 2 (1.71%) SAP
4 2 (1.71%) JD Edwards
4 2 (1.71%) Sage
4 2 (1.71%) Cognos
5 1 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.85%) Pegasus
5 1 (0.85%) InterSystems
5 1 (0.85%) VMware
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