Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Chelmsford during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

Developer
Essex > Chelmsford
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 5 2
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 141 63 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chelmsford 40.52% 18.37% 30.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 43.93% 20.00% 32.03%
Number of salaries quoted 124 63 95
Chelmsford median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £24,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £56,750 £58,750 £53,250
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%

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 321 315 306
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.24% 91.84% 95.03%
Number of salaries quoted 299 286 273
Chelmsford median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £21,000 £26,375 £21,750
90th Percentile £61,750 £61,875 £65,500
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +8.75% -5.88%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Chelmsford

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Chelmsford

Developer
Salary Trend in Chelmsford

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

Salary trend for Developer in Chelmsford

Developer
Salary Histogram in Chelmsford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Chelmsford over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Developer in Chelmsford

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 Developer in the job title.

1 82 (58.16%) HTML
2 81 (57.45%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (52.48%) JavaScript
4 69 (48.94%) CSS
5 67 (47.52%) MVC
6 65 (46.10%) SQL
7 62 (43.97%) Java
8 51 (36.17%) Spring
9 49 (34.75%) C#
10 48 (34.04%) .NET
11 45 (31.91%) AngularJS
12 43 (30.50%) XML
13 41 (29.08%) TDD
14 40 (28.37%) Web Development
14 40 (28.37%) Spring MVC
15 39 (27.66%) Web Application Development
16 37 (26.24%) ASP.NET
17 35 (24.82%) jQuery
17 35 (24.82%) RESTful
18 33 (23.40%) SQL Server
19 32 (22.70%) Java EE
19 32 (22.70%) Entity Framework
20 30 (21.28%) Degree
21 29 (20.57%) JSON
21 29 (20.57%) HTML5
22 27 (19.15%) JBoss
23 26 (18.44%) Struts
23 26 (18.44%) JPA
24 25 (17.73%) Microsoft
25 24 (17.02%) .NET Framework

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 27 (19.15%) JBoss
2 9 (6.38%) WildFly
3 6 (4.26%) CMS
4 5 (3.55%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.71%) Apache
5 1 (0.71%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (2.13%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.96%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (23.40%) SQL Server
2 19 (13.48%) SQL Server 2012
2 19 (13.48%) SQL Server 2014
2 19 (13.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 19 (13.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (4.96%) MySQL
3 7 (4.96%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (2.13%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.71%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.71%) OLAP
6 1 (0.71%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 19 (13.48%) Visual Studio
2 18 (12.77%) Git (software)
3 7 (4.96%) Bower
3 7 (4.96%) Grunt
3 7 (4.96%) gulp
4 3 (2.13%) JUnit
4 3 (2.13%) Subversion
5 2 (1.42%) Selenium
6 1 (0.71%) jMock
6 1 (0.71%) Mockito
6 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 14 (9.93%) Advertising
1 14 (9.93%) Finance
2 12 (8.51%) Automotive
3 6 (4.26%) Marketing
4 2 (1.42%) Banking
5 1 (0.71%) Back Office
5 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.71%) Legal
5 1 (0.71%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (58.16%) HTML
2 69 (48.94%) CSS
3 51 (36.17%) Spring
4 48 (34.04%) .NET
5 45 (31.91%) AngularJS
6 43 (30.50%) XML
7 40 (28.37%) Spring MVC
8 37 (26.24%) ASP.NET
9 35 (24.82%) jQuery
9 35 (24.82%) RESTful
10 32 (22.70%) Entity Framework
10 32 (22.70%) Java EE
11 29 (20.57%) HTML5
11 29 (20.57%) JSON
12 26 (18.44%) JPA
12 26 (18.44%) Struts
13 24 (17.02%) .NET Framework
14 23 (16.31%) ASP.NET MVC
15 21 (14.89%) Java SE
16 19 (13.48%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.89%) Computer Science
2 17 (12.06%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (6.38%) User Experience
4 8 (5.67%) Mobile App
5 7 (4.96%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.13%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.71%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.38%) Linux
2 3 (2.13%) Android
3 2 (1.42%) Windows
3 2 (1.42%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (57.45%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (47.52%) MVC
3 41 (29.08%) TDD
4 40 (28.37%) Web Development
5 39 (27.66%) Web Application Development
6 23 (16.31%) Front End Development
7 20 (14.18%) Scrum
8 18 (12.77%) SDLC
9 15 (10.64%) Software Engineering
10 14 (9.93%) Unit Testing
11 12 (8.51%) Mentoring
12 8 (5.67%) OO
13 7 (4.96%) Code Optimisation
14 6 (4.26%) BDD
14 6 (4.26%) Mathematics
15 5 (3.55%) Content Management
16 4 (2.84%) ERP
16 4 (2.84%) Wireframes
17 3 (2.13%) Mobile Application Development
18 2 (1.42%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 74 (52.48%) JavaScript
2 65 (46.10%) SQL
3 62 (43.97%) Java
4 49 (34.75%) C#
5 20 (14.18%) PHP
6 19 (13.48%) T-SQL
7 18 (12.77%) C
8 5 (3.55%) VB.NET
9 4 (2.84%) R
10 2 (1.42%) Python
11 1 (0.71%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.71%) C++
11 1 (0.71%) COBOL
11 1 (0.71%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (21.28%) Degree
2 7 (4.96%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.71%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 1 (0.71%) Docker
Vendors
1 25 (17.73%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.55%) Sitecore
3 3 (2.13%) Sage
3 3 (2.13%) Xamarin
4 2 (1.42%) Google
5 1 (0.71%) HP
5 1 (0.71%) Micro Focus
5 1 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.71%) SAP