Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Developer was £44,250 in advertised job vacancies in Colchester 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 > Colchester
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 70 111 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 29.41% 31.09% 39.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.04% 32.27% 40.11%
Number of salaries quoted 58 103 142
Colchester median annual salary £44,250 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.67% +28.57% -12.50%
10th Percentile £25,875 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £65,000
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 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 233 344 354
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.90% 96.36% 98.33%
Number of salaries quoted 192 300 341
Colchester median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +20.00% -8.54%
10th Percentile £26,375 £28,931 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £66,375 £65,000
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 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 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Developer in Colchester

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

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 Colchester region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 33 (47.14%) SQL
2 31 (44.29%) Oracle
2 31 (44.29%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (44.29%) Relational Database
3 28 (40.00%) C#
4 27 (38.57%) SQL Server
4 27 (38.57%) .NET
5 26 (37.14%) HTML
6 25 (35.71%) CSS
7 23 (32.86%) Microsoft
8 22 (31.43%) RDBMS
9 20 (28.57%) JavaScript
10 19 (27.14%) PL/SQL
11 18 (25.71%) E-Commerce
11 18 (25.71%) ETL
12 17 (24.29%) ASP.NET
12 17 (24.29%) Web Development
13 16 (22.86%) Oracle Database
13 16 (22.86%) MySQL
13 16 (22.86%) Linux
14 15 (21.43%) MVC
14 15 (21.43%) Degree
15 13 (18.57%) Data Warehouse
15 13 (18.57%) jQuery
16 11 (15.71%) User Experience
16 11 (15.71%) VB.NET
17 10 (14.29%) webpack
17 10 (14.29%) AngularJS
17 10 (14.29%) Node.js
18 9 (12.86%) Unit Testing

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 9 (12.86%) IIS
2 5 (7.14%) CMS
3 4 (5.71%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (4.29%) JBoss
4 3 (4.29%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.29%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.29%) WordPress
5 1 (1.43%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.43%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) osCommerce
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.43%) npm
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.43%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) VoIP
2 2 (2.86%) Internet
3 1 (1.43%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (44.29%) Relational Database
2 27 (38.57%) SQL Server
3 22 (31.43%) RDBMS
4 16 (22.86%) MySQL
4 16 (22.86%) Oracle Database
5 13 (18.57%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (5.71%) NoSQL
8 4 (5.71%) Power BI
8 4 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (4.29%) Data Mining
10 2 (2.86%) MongoDB
10 2 (2.86%) OLAP
10 2 (2.86%) OLTP
11 1 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (1.43%) Big Data
11 1 (1.43%) CouchDB
11 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
11 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (14.29%) webpack
2 8 (11.43%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (7.14%) Visual Studio
4 4 (5.71%) Ant
4 4 (5.71%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.71%) Gradle
4 4 (5.71%) Maven
5 2 (2.86%) Grunt
5 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.43%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.43%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (1.43%) Mocha
General
1 8 (11.43%) Marketing
2 6 (8.57%) Finance
3 2 (2.86%) Advertising
3 2 (2.86%) Games
4 1 (1.43%) Automotive
4 1 (1.43%) Electronics
4 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (38.57%) .NET
2 26 (37.14%) HTML
3 25 (35.71%) CSS
4 17 (24.29%) ASP.NET
5 13 (18.57%) jQuery
6 10 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 10 (14.29%) Node.js
7 9 (12.86%) LESS
8 8 (11.43%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (11.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 8 (11.43%) Express
9 6 (8.57%) HTML5
9 6 (8.57%) Swing
10 5 (7.14%) CSS3
10 5 (7.14%) Symfony
10 5 (7.14%) WPF
11 4 (5.71%) Hibernate
11 4 (5.71%) JMS
11 4 (5.71%) Spring
12 3 (4.29%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.71%) User Experience
2 8 (11.43%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.14%) Digital Media
4 3 (4.29%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.43%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.86%) Linux
2 1 (1.43%) Unix
2 1 (1.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (44.29%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (25.71%) E-Commerce
2 18 (25.71%) ETL
3 17 (24.29%) Web Development
4 15 (21.43%) MVC
5 9 (12.86%) Unit Testing
6 8 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (11.43%) Project Management
7 7 (10.00%) OO
7 7 (10.00%) OOP
7 7 (10.00%) Software Engineering
8 6 (8.57%) SDLC
9 4 (5.71%) CRM
9 4 (5.71%) Information Architecture
9 4 (5.71%) Multithreaded Programming
9 4 (5.71%) Multithreading
10 3 (4.29%) Budget Control
10 3 (4.29%) Front End Development
10 3 (4.29%) Mentoring
11 2 (2.86%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 33 (47.14%) SQL
2 28 (40.00%) C#
3 20 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 19 (27.14%) PL/SQL
5 11 (15.71%) VB.NET
6 9 (12.86%) T-SQL
7 8 (11.43%) Java
7 8 (11.43%) PHP
7 8 (11.43%) TypeScript
8 4 (5.71%) C
8 4 (5.71%) C++
9 1 (1.43%) ES6
9 1 (1.43%) PHP 7
9 1 (1.43%) Python
9 1 (1.43%) XAML
Qualifications
1 15 (21.43%) Degree
2 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.43%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 31 (44.29%) Oracle
2 23 (32.86%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.71%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.86%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.43%) IBM
5 1 (1.43%) SAP
5 1 (1.43%) Xamarin