The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £58,750 in advertised job vacancies in Chelmsford during the 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 22 28
Rank change year-on-year -16 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 2 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chelmsford 1.06% 1.46% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 1.52% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 3
Median salary £58,750 £24,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +144.79% -  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Chelmsford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Chelmsford
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 165 132 165
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chelmsford 87.30% 96.35% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 145 110 158
Median salary £42,500 £34,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.18% -13.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £20,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Chelmsford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chelmsford that featured Software Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 24 June 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 6 (66.67%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
2 5 (55.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (44.44%) .NET
4 3 (33.33%) XML
4 3 (33.33%) C#
4 3 (33.33%) HTML
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) Entity Framework
5 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
5 2 (22.22%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (22.22%) MVC
5 2 (22.22%) OO
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 2 (22.22%) CSS
5 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) JSON
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (22.22%) jQuery
6 1 (11.11%) Web Development
6 1 (11.11%) SaaS
6 1 (11.11%) HTML5
6 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (11.11%) RESTful
6 1 (11.11%) LINQ
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (11.11%) Ajax

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 (11.11%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Advertising
1 1 (11.11%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (22.22%) CSS
3 2 (22.22%) Entity Framework
3 2 (22.22%) jQuery
3 2 (22.22%) JSON
3 2 (22.22%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Core
4 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (11.11%) HTML5
4 1 (11.11%) LINQ
4 1 (11.11%) RESTful
4 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (11.11%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) MVC
1 2 (22.22%) OO
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Case Management
2 1 (11.11%) CRM
2 1 (11.11%) ERP
2 1 (11.11%) OOP
2 1 (11.11%) Scrum
2 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
2 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Xamarin