The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £24,000 in advertised job vacancies in Chelmsford during the 3 months to 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 20 25
Rank change year-on-year -9 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 7 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chelmsford 3.63% 1.18% 2.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.17% 1.20% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 4
Median salary £24,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 168 83 129
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chelmsford 87.05% 97.65% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 143 68 120
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £57,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 28 March 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 28 March 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 11 (84.62%) Java
2 10 (76.92%) Degree
2 10 (76.92%) Computer Science
3 3 (23.08%) C#
3 3 (23.08%) .NET
4 2 (15.38%) jQuery
4 2 (15.38%) Entity Framework
4 2 (15.38%) Razor View Engine
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (15.38%) HTML
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
4 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
4 2 (15.38%) CSS
4 2 (15.38%) OO
4 2 (15.38%) MVC
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.69%) Banking
5 1 (7.69%) Ajax
5 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
5 1 (7.69%) Finance
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
5 1 (7.69%) ERP
5 1 (7.69%) HTTP
5 1 (7.69%) XML
5 1 (7.69%) OOP
5 1 (7.69%) J2EE

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 (7.69%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (15.38%) CSS
2 2 (15.38%) Entity Framework
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
2 2 (15.38%) jQuery
2 2 (15.38%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (7.69%) Ajax
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (7.69%) J2EE
3 1 (7.69%) JSON
3 1 (7.69%) LINQ
3 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) MVC
1 2 (15.38%) OO
2 1 (7.69%) CRM
2 1 (7.69%) ERP
2 1 (7.69%) OOP
2 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
3 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft