The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior 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 Junior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Junior Developer
Rank 68 75 72
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 18 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.57% 1.32% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 1.38% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 17 15 11
Average salary £25,000 £28,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,700 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Junior 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
1086 1090 913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 94.68% 95.87% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 864 868 796
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +14.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,710 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Junior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Junior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Junior Developer
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Junior Developer Salary Trend in Essex

Junior 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 Junior Developer within the Essex region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Hockley - 11 £30,000 -
Colchester 0 1 £21,500 -25.86%
Chelmsford -2 1 £21,000 -19.23%
Basildon - 1 £23,500 -
Junior Developer
East of England

Junior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region that cited Junior 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 Junior Developer in their job title.

1 28 (68.29%) .NET
1 28 (68.29%) SQL Server
2 22 (53.66%) Visual Studio
2 22 (53.66%) VB.NET
3 21 (51.22%) ASP.NET
4 20 (48.78%) HTML
4 20 (48.78%) SQL
5 18 (43.90%) JavaScript
5 18 (43.90%) Degree
6 15 (36.59%) Finance
7 14 (34.15%) jQuery
8 9 (21.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (19.51%) Software Engineering
9 8 (19.51%) C#
10 7 (17.07%) CSS
10 7 (17.07%) WinForms
11 6 (14.63%) Web Development
11 6 (14.63%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (12.20%) WPF
12 5 (12.20%) Google Maps API
12 5 (12.20%) Google
12 5 (12.20%) Windows
12 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
12 5 (12.20%) Client/Server
13 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
14 3 (7.32%) Marketing
14 3 (7.32%) Crystal Reports
15 2 (4.88%) MySQL
15 2 (4.88%) PHP
15 2 (4.88%) VB

Junior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region that cited Junior 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 Junior Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Office
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (68.29%) SQL Server
2 9 (21.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (14.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (7.32%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (4.88%) MySQL
5 2 (4.88%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 22 (53.66%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (36.59%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Marketing
3 1 (2.44%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (68.29%) .NET
2 21 (51.22%) ASP.NET
3 20 (48.78%) HTML
4 14 (34.15%) jQuery
5 7 (17.07%) CSS
5 7 (17.07%) WinForms
6 5 (12.20%) WPF
6 5 (12.20%) Google Maps API
7 2 (4.88%) HTML5
7 2 (4.88%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.44%) Java EE
8 1 (2.44%) WCF
8 1 (2.44%) JPA
8 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (2.44%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (2.44%) Hibernate
8 1 (2.44%) NHibernate
8 1 (2.44%) Spring
8 1 (2.44%) XHTML
8 1 (2.44%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Client/Server
2 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.44%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) Software Engineering
2 6 (14.63%) Web Development
3 2 (4.88%) MVC
3 2 (4.88%) Online Marketing
4 1 (2.44%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.44%) Scrum
4 1 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.44%) TDD
4 1 (2.44%) OOD
4 1 (2.44%) OOP
4 1 (2.44%) OO
Programming Languages
1 22 (53.66%) VB.NET
2 20 (48.78%) SQL
3 18 (43.90%) JavaScript
4 8 (19.51%) C#
5 2 (4.88%) PHP
5 2 (4.88%) VB
6 1 (2.44%) VB6
6 1 (2.44%) Perl
6 1 (2.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (43.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) Google
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) InterSystems