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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 59 35 25
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 38 72 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.08% 5.67% 7.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.29% 5.93% 7.48%
Number of salaries quoted 38 60 72
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £52,750 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
1155 1215 1030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 93.75% 95.67% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 905 1035 879
Average salary £38,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015. 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 +4 11 £25,000 -27.00%
Southend-on-Sea - 9 £30,000 -
Saffron Walden +5 3 £40,000 -23.80%
Chigwell -1 3 £22,500 -40.00%
Chelmsford -8 3 £24,000 -33.79%
Basildon -8 2 £46,250 +25.00%
Brentwood -9 1 £40,000 -
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 57 (76.00%) .NET
2 56 (74.67%) C#
3 46 (61.33%) JavaScript
4 43 (57.33%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (52.00%) MVC
6 35 (46.67%) HTML
7 31 (41.33%) SQL
7 31 (41.33%) Microsoft
8 30 (40.00%) Degree
8 30 (40.00%) Computer Science
9 27 (36.00%) SQL Server
9 27 (36.00%) CSS
10 23 (30.67%) SDLC
11 22 (29.33%) ASP.NET
11 22 (29.33%) VB.NET
11 22 (29.33%) OO
12 20 (26.67%) Finance
12 20 (26.67%) OOP
13 19 (25.33%) MS Excel
13 19 (25.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 19 (25.33%) Scrum
14 18 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC
15 16 (21.33%) Web Application Development
16 15 (20.00%) WinForms
16 15 (20.00%) WPF
16 15 (20.00%) LINQ
17 14 (18.67%) Java
18 12 (16.00%) Software Engineering
18 12 (16.00%) SLA
18 12 (16.00%) E-Commerce

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 5 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.00%) JBoss
3 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (25.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) SaaS
1 1 (1.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (36.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.67%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (2.67%) Firebird
3 2 (2.67%) MySQL
4 1 (1.33%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Ant
2 3 (4.00%) Maven
3 2 (2.67%) PROIV
4 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (26.67%) Finance
2 3 (4.00%) Automotive
3 2 (2.67%) Back Office
4 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (76.00%) .NET
2 35 (46.67%) HTML
3 27 (36.00%) CSS
4 22 (29.33%) ASP.NET
5 19 (25.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 18 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (20.00%) WPF
7 15 (20.00%) LINQ
7 15 (20.00%) WinForms
8 9 (12.00%) jQuery
9 8 (10.67%) .NET Framework
9 8 (10.67%) XML
10 7 (9.33%) J2EE
10 7 (9.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (6.67%) JSON
11 5 (6.67%) Web Services
12 4 (5.33%) Entity Framework
13 3 (4.00%) WCF
13 3 (4.00%) Ajax
13 3 (4.00%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 30 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.33%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.33%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.33%) FMCG
4 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.67%) Linux
2 3 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (57.33%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (52.00%) MVC
3 23 (30.67%) SDLC
4 22 (29.33%) OO
5 20 (26.67%) OOP
6 19 (25.33%) Scrum
7 16 (21.33%) Web Application Development
8 12 (16.00%) E-Commerce
8 12 (16.00%) Software Engineering
9 8 (10.67%) TDD
10 3 (4.00%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (4.00%) Multithreading
11 2 (2.67%) SOA
11 2 (2.67%) Information Security
11 2 (2.67%) Identity Management
12 1 (1.33%) Project Management
12 1 (1.33%) E-business
12 1 (1.33%) Data Protection
12 1 (1.33%) Continuous Improvement
12 1 (1.33%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 56 (74.67%) C#
2 46 (61.33%) JavaScript
3 31 (41.33%) SQL
4 22 (29.33%) VB.NET
5 14 (18.67%) Java
6 6 (8.00%) C
7 5 (6.67%) C++
8 3 (4.00%) Perl
8 3 (4.00%) PHP
8 3 (4.00%) T-SQL
8 3 (4.00%) VB
9 2 (2.67%) VBA
9 2 (2.67%) Python
9 2 (2.67%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.67%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 30 (40.00%) Degree
2 7 (9.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.33%) HL7
Vendors
1 31 (41.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.00%) Oracle
3 2 (2.67%) Tableau
4 1 (1.33%) Software AG
4 1 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.33%) webMethods
4 1 (1.33%) InterSystems
Essex
ComputAppoint
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hinxton, Essex
EMBL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago