Period
to 20 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Developer was £36,000 in advertised job vacancies in Colchester during the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

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

Developer
Essex > Colchester
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 70 89 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 43.21% 31.01% 39.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 43.48% 31.56% 40.33%
Number of salaries quoted 45 72 116
Colchester median annual salary £36,000 £45,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.88% -9.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,375 £31,875
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £68,750
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -15.79% +11.76% +13.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Colchester. 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
Colchester
Permanent vacancies in Colchester with a recognized job title 161 282 305
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 99.38% 98.26% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 93 239 269
Colchester median annual salary £36,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.00% +5.26% +23.38%
10th Percentile £21,400 £27,500 £33,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £70,000 £68,750
Essex median annual salary £42,250 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -6.11% - +12.50%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Colchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Colchester

Developer
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

Salary trend for Developer in Colchester

Developer
Salary Histogram in Colchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Colchester over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Developer in Colchester

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Colchester region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 52 (74.29%) JavaScript
2 40 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 39 (55.71%) CSS
4 36 (51.43%) MySQL
4 36 (51.43%) HTML
5 34 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (42.86%) C#
6 30 (42.86%) .NET
7 25 (35.71%) Oracle
7 25 (35.71%) Degree
8 23 (32.86%) E-Commerce
9 21 (30.00%) MVC
10 20 (28.57%) Web Services
10 20 (28.57%) Computer Science
11 19 (27.14%) Windows
11 19 (27.14%) SQL
12 18 (25.71%) Java
12 18 (25.71%) Linux
13 17 (24.29%) Microsoft
13 17 (24.29%) PHP
13 17 (24.29%) Web Development
14 16 (22.86%) jQuery
14 16 (22.86%) Spring
14 16 (22.86%) Problem-Solving
15 15 (21.43%) Self-Motivation
15 15 (21.43%) Relational Database
15 15 (21.43%) WebSphere
15 15 (21.43%) Spring MVC
15 15 (21.43%) Java EE
15 15 (21.43%) JSP

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Colchester 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 15 (21.43%) JBoss
1 15 (21.43%) Tomcat
1 15 (21.43%) WebSphere
2 14 (20.00%) Apache
3 13 (18.57%) Apache Geronimo
3 13 (18.57%) GlassFish
3 13 (18.57%) SharePoint
4 12 (17.14%) Apache Spark
5 9 (12.86%) IIS
6 4 (5.71%) Apache Pig
6 4 (5.71%) WordPress
7 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (17.14%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Magento
1 1 (1.43%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) GitHub
1 2 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) Internet
2 2 (2.86%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 36 (51.43%) MySQL
3 15 (21.43%) Relational Database
4 14 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (20.00%) RDBMS
5 13 (18.57%) NoSQL
6 12 (17.14%) Apache Hive
6 12 (17.14%) Big Data
6 12 (17.14%) CouchDB
6 12 (17.14%) Hadoop
6 12 (17.14%) Mahout
6 12 (17.14%) MongoDB
6 12 (17.14%) Neo4j
6 12 (17.14%) Sqoop
7 2 (2.86%) GIS
7 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 14 (20.00%) Ant
1 14 (20.00%) Gradle
1 14 (20.00%) Maven
2 10 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.86%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.43%) gulp
4 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (8.57%) Finance
2 3 (4.29%) Retail
3 1 (1.43%) Back Office
3 1 (1.43%) Marketing
3 1 (1.43%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (55.71%) CSS
2 36 (51.43%) HTML
3 30 (42.86%) .NET
4 20 (28.57%) Web Services
5 16 (22.86%) jQuery
5 16 (22.86%) Spring
6 15 (21.43%) Java EE
6 15 (21.43%) JSP
6 15 (21.43%) SOAP
6 15 (21.43%) Spring MVC
6 15 (21.43%) Swing
7 14 (20.00%) EJB
7 14 (20.00%) JMS
7 14 (20.00%) REST
7 14 (20.00%) Servlets
8 13 (18.57%) ASP.NET
8 13 (18.57%) FreeMarker
8 13 (18.57%) Hibernate
8 13 (18.57%) JPA
8 13 (18.57%) TopLink
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.43%) Self-Motivation
2 10 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.14%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.29%) User Experience
5 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.43%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 19 (27.14%) Windows
2 18 (25.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (32.86%) E-Commerce
3 21 (30.00%) MVC
4 20 (28.57%) Computer Science
5 17 (24.29%) Web Development
6 16 (22.86%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (18.57%) Analytics
7 13 (18.57%) SDLC
8 10 (14.29%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 10 (14.29%) Mathematics
9 9 (12.86%) Scrum
9 9 (12.86%) Scrum-ban
10 8 (11.43%) Workflow
11 7 (10.00%) Front End Development
11 7 (10.00%) OOP
12 5 (7.14%) Business Process Analysis
12 5 (7.14%) Service Delivery
12 5 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
13 4 (5.71%) Regression Testing
14 3 (4.29%) OO
Programming Languages
1 52 (74.29%) JavaScript
2 30 (42.86%) C#
3 19 (27.14%) SQL
4 18 (25.71%) Java
5 17 (24.29%) PHP
6 12 (17.14%) PL/SQL
6 12 (17.14%) T-SQL
7 10 (14.29%) TypeScript
8 5 (7.14%) Uniface
9 4 (5.71%) VB.NET
10 3 (4.29%) XAML
11 1 (1.43%) ABAP
11 1 (1.43%) Perl
11 1 (1.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (35.71%) Degree
System Software
1 12 (17.14%) HDFS
2 1 (1.43%) Docker
Vendors
1 25 (35.71%) Oracle
2 17 (24.29%) Microsoft
3 12 (17.14%) Alteryx
3 12 (17.14%) Tableau
4 1 (1.43%) Sage
4 1 (1.43%) SAP