Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £21,000 in advertised job vacancies in Chelmsford during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Developer
Essex > Chelmsford
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 45 37
Rank change year-on-year +1 -8 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 11 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chelmsford 3.18% 1.47% 2.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.46% 1.60% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 5
Chelmsford median annual salary £21,000 £24,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% - -40.00%
Essex median annual salary £44,250 £33,500 £34,750
% change year-on-year +32.09% -3.60% -13.13%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chelmsford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Chelmsford
Permanent vacancies in Chelmsford with a recognized job title 318 312 308
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.91% 91.76% 95.06%
Number of salaries quoted 298 282 275
Chelmsford median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £21,175 £26,250 £21,350
90th Percentile £61,575 £61,250 £65,500
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Chelmsford

Job postings that featured Software Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chelmsford.

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Chelmsford

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Chelmsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in Chelmsford.

Salary trend for Software Developer in Chelmsford

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Chelmsford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Chelmsford over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Chelmsford

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Chelmsford region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 8 (72.73%) HTML
1 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
1 8 (72.73%) HTML5
2 7 (63.64%) Degree
3 6 (54.55%) C#
3 6 (54.55%) OO
4 5 (45.45%) Finance
4 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
4 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (18.18%) Prototyping
5 2 (18.18%) SDLC
5 2 (18.18%) Spring
5 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) Java SE
5 2 (18.18%) Java EE
5 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
5 2 (18.18%) Spring MVC
5 2 (18.18%) jQuery
5 2 (18.18%) CSS
5 2 (18.18%) Struts
5 2 (18.18%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) Automotive
5 2 (18.18%) Validation
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 2 (18.18%) MVC
6 1 (9.09%) C
6 1 (9.09%) Data Management
6 1 (9.09%) Subversion

Software Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chelmsford 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 1 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Automotive
3 1 (9.09%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) HTML
1 8 (72.73%) HTML5
2 2 (18.18%) CSS
2 2 (18.18%) Java EE
2 2 (18.18%) Java SE
2 2 (18.18%) jQuery
2 2 (18.18%) Spring
2 2 (18.18%) Spring MVC
2 2 (18.18%) Struts
3 1 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) CSS3
3 1 (9.09%) JSON
3 1 (9.09%) LESS
3 1 (9.09%) Node.js
3 1 (9.09%) Sass
3 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) OO
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) MVC
2 2 (18.18%) Prototyping
2 2 (18.18%) SDLC
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
2 2 (18.18%) TDD
2 2 (18.18%) Validation
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (9.09%) Data Management
3 1 (9.09%) ERP
3 1 (9.09%) Front End Development
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) OOP
3 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (9.09%) User Stories
3 1 (9.09%) Web Design
3 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) C
4 1 (9.09%) C++
4 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO 26262
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) SAP