Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Chelmsford during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

Senior Developer
Essex > Chelmsford
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 40 36
Rank change year-on-year +6 -4 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 22 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chelmsford 6.30% 2.66% 3.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.83% 2.91% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 21 9 11
Chelmsford median annual salary £50,000 £46,924 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.56% -10.62% +10.53%
10th Percentile £47,500 £41,250 £47,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,000 £72,500
Essex median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -13.04% +15.00% +11.11%

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 322 309 311
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.26% 91.42% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 301 281 278
Chelmsford median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £21,000 £26,500 £21,750
90th Percentile £61,750 £61,250 £65,500
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Chelmsford

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Chelmsford

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Chelmsford

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

Salary trend for Senior Developer in Chelmsford

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in Chelmsford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Chelmsford over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in Chelmsford

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Senior 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 Senior Developer in the job title.

1 19 (86.36%) Java
2 17 (77.27%) Spring
3 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (72.73%) JavaScript
4 15 (68.18%) Java EE
4 15 (68.18%) JPA
5 14 (63.64%) HTML
5 14 (63.64%) MVC
6 13 (59.09%) CSS
6 13 (59.09%) Struts
6 13 (59.09%) Spring MVC
6 13 (59.09%) SDLC
7 12 (54.55%) EJB
8 11 (50.00%) Git (software)
9 10 (45.45%) Hibernate
9 10 (45.45%) JBoss
10 9 (40.91%) WildFly
11 8 (36.36%) SQL
11 8 (36.36%) Software Engineering
12 7 (31.82%) Unit Testing
12 7 (31.82%) Spring Boot
13 6 (27.27%) Sass
13 6 (27.27%) LESS
13 6 (27.27%) TDD
13 6 (27.27%) Degree
14 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
14 5 (22.73%) Java SE
15 4 (18.18%) SWT
15 4 (18.18%) OSGi
16 3 (13.64%) Mentoring

Senior 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 10 (45.45%) JBoss
2 9 (40.91%) WildFly
3 1 (4.55%) CMS
3 1 (4.55%) Sitecore CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) MySQL
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) jMock
2 1 (4.55%) JUnit
2 1 (4.55%) Mockito
2 1 (4.55%) Selenium
2 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (13.64%) Automotive
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Advertising
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (77.27%) Spring
2 15 (68.18%) Java EE
2 15 (68.18%) JPA
3 14 (63.64%) HTML
4 13 (59.09%) CSS
4 13 (59.09%) Spring MVC
4 13 (59.09%) Struts
5 12 (54.55%) EJB
6 10 (45.45%) Hibernate
7 7 (31.82%) Spring Boot
8 6 (27.27%) LESS
8 6 (27.27%) Sass
9 5 (22.73%) Java SE
10 4 (18.18%) OSGi
10 4 (18.18%) SWT
11 3 (13.64%) JavaBeans
11 3 (13.64%) XML
12 2 (9.09%) .NET
12 2 (9.09%) HTML5
12 2 (9.09%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (63.64%) MVC
3 13 (59.09%) SDLC
4 8 (36.36%) Software Engineering
5 7 (31.82%) Unit Testing
6 6 (27.27%) TDD
7 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
8 2 (9.09%) Front End Development
8 2 (9.09%) Web Development
9 1 (4.55%) Content Management
9 1 (4.55%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
9 1 (4.55%) E-business
9 1 (4.55%) Line Management
9 1 (4.55%) OO
9 1 (4.55%) Scrum
9 1 (4.55%) SOLID
9 1 (4.55%) Web Application Development
9 1 (4.55%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 19 (86.36%) Java
2 16 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 8 (36.36%) SQL
4 2 (9.09%) PHP
5 1 (4.55%) C#
5 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Google
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.55%) Sitecore