The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Rochester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 3 1 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 4 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochester 40.00% 85.71% 7.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 40.00% 85.71% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 1
Average salary £38,250 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.37% +23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
Developer
Kent

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Rochester 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
Rochester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
10 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochester 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 5
Average salary £34,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Rochester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Rochester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Rochester

Developer
Salary Trend in Rochester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer across the Rochester region.

Developer Salary Trend in Rochester

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rochester

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Rochester region that cited 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 Developer in their job title.

1 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
3 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (83.33%) Dependency Injection
4 9 (75.00%) TDD
4 9 (75.00%) WinForms
4 9 (75.00%) WPF
4 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET
5 8 (66.67%) Windows
5 8 (66.67%) WCF
5 8 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (66.67%) Kanban
5 8 (66.67%) Scrum
5 8 (66.67%) MVC
5 8 (66.67%) NUnit
5 8 (66.67%) Inversion of Control
5 8 (66.67%) MSTest
5 8 (66.67%) MVVM
5 8 (66.67%) Rhino Mocks
5 8 (66.67%) Moq
5 8 (66.67%) Castle Windsor
5 8 (66.67%) Ninject
5 8 (66.67%) Razor View Engine
5 8 (66.67%) Web Application Development
5 8 (66.67%) Spring.NET
5 8 (66.67%) Unity DI Container
5 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Rochester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Rochester region that cited 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) CMS
1 1 (8.33%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) NUnit
1 8 (66.67%) MSTest
1 8 (66.67%) Rhino Mocks
1 8 (66.67%) Moq
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (75.00%) WinForms
2 9 (75.00%) WPF
3 8 (66.67%) Spring.NET
3 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (66.67%) Castle Windsor
3 8 (66.67%) Ninject
3 8 (66.67%) Razor View Engine
3 8 (66.67%) Unity DI Container
3 8 (66.67%) WCF
4 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (16.67%) LINQ
5 2 (16.67%) Web Services
6 1 (8.33%) HTML
6 1 (8.33%) CSS
6 1 (8.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (83.33%) Dependency Injection
2 9 (75.00%) TDD
3 8 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (66.67%) Kanban
3 8 (66.67%) MVVM
3 8 (66.67%) Web Application Development
3 8 (66.67%) MVC
3 8 (66.67%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) OOP
4 2 (16.67%) ERP
4 2 (16.67%) OOD
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) VB
4 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (8.33%) VB6
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com