Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £50,000 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.

Java Developer
Essex > Chelmsford
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 36 10
Rank change year-on-year +26 -26 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 61 13 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chelmsford 17.53% 3.79% 12.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.00% 4.13% 13.07%
Number of salaries quoted 61 13 40
Chelmsford median annual salary £50,000 £24,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +108.33% -36.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £21,800 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £48,750 £56,375
Essex median annual salary £50,000 £62,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year -20.00% +58.23% -1.25%

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%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Chelmsford

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Chelmsford

Java Developer
Salary Trend in Chelmsford

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

Salary trend for Java Developer in Chelmsford

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in Chelmsford

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

Salary histogram for Java Developer in Chelmsford

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

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

1 61 (100.00%) Java
2 50 (81.97%) Spring
3 42 (68.85%) MVC
4 41 (67.21%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (63.93%) Spring MVC
6 37 (60.66%) SQL
7 34 (55.74%) TDD
8 31 (50.82%) Java EE
9 27 (44.26%) JBoss
10 25 (40.98%) Struts
10 25 (40.98%) JPA
11 24 (39.34%) JavaScript
12 22 (36.07%) HTML
13 21 (34.43%) CSS
14 20 (32.79%) Java SE
15 19 (31.15%) Hibernate
16 17 (27.87%) Computer Science
16 17 (27.87%) Degree
17 15 (24.59%) EJB
18 14 (22.95%) Git (software)
19 13 (21.31%) Unit Testing
19 13 (21.31%) SDLC
19 13 (21.31%) PHP
20 12 (19.67%) Software Engineering
21 11 (18.03%) Web Development
21 11 (18.03%) Mentoring
22 10 (16.39%) Automotive
22 10 (16.39%) J2EE
23 9 (14.75%) Advertising
23 9 (14.75%) WildFly

Java 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 (44.26%) JBoss
2 9 (14.75%) WildFly
Development Applications
1 14 (22.95%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.92%) JUnit
3 2 (3.28%) Subversion
4 1 (1.64%) jMock
4 1 (1.64%) Mockito
4 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (16.39%) Automotive
2 9 (14.75%) Advertising
3 3 (4.92%) Finance
4 1 (1.64%) Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (81.97%) Spring
2 39 (63.93%) Spring MVC
3 31 (50.82%) Java EE
4 25 (40.98%) JPA
4 25 (40.98%) Struts
5 22 (36.07%) HTML
6 21 (34.43%) CSS
7 20 (32.79%) Java SE
8 19 (31.15%) Hibernate
9 15 (24.59%) EJB
10 10 (16.39%) J2EE
11 7 (11.48%) Spring Boot
12 6 (9.84%) LESS
12 6 (9.84%) Sass
13 5 (8.20%) JavaBeans
13 5 (8.20%) OSGi
13 5 (8.20%) SWT
14 4 (6.56%) XML
15 3 (4.92%) JSP
16 2 (3.28%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (27.87%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (68.85%) MVC
2 41 (67.21%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (55.74%) TDD
4 13 (21.31%) SDLC
4 13 (21.31%) Unit Testing
5 12 (19.67%) Software Engineering
6 11 (18.03%) Mentoring
6 11 (18.03%) Web Development
7 6 (9.84%) Mathematics
8 2 (3.28%) OO
9 1 (1.64%) E-business
9 1 (1.64%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 61 (100.00%) Java
2 37 (60.66%) SQL
3 24 (39.34%) JavaScript
4 13 (21.31%) PHP
5 1 (1.64%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (27.87%) Degree
2 7 (11.48%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft