The median annual salary for a Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Colchester during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
Essex / Colchester
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 109 95 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 47.39% 42.41% 37.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 47.81% 43.18% 39.07%
Number of salaries quoted 101 89 52
Median salary £47,500 £37,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.66% +31.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Colchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Colchester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 228 220 151
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Colchester 99.13% 98.21% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 189 183 136
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +75.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Colchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Colchester that featured Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Developer in Colchester

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 112 (62.22%) Oracle
2 102 (56.67%) JavaScript
3 94 (52.22%) CSS
4 91 (50.56%) SQL
5 90 (50.00%) HTML
6 86 (47.78%) PL/SQL
7 82 (45.56%) Agile Software Development
8 76 (42.22%) Java
8 76 (42.22%) Relational Database
9 72 (40.00%) Oracle Database
10 68 (37.78%) Degree
11 65 (36.11%) Linux
12 60 (33.33%) JBoss
13 58 (32.22%) Computer Science
14 57 (31.67%) RDBMS
15 53 (29.44%) WebSphere
16 47 (26.11%) Ajax
17 45 (25.00%) Swing
17 45 (25.00%) MySQL
18 42 (23.33%) ETL
18 42 (23.33%) MVC
19 40 (22.22%) OO
19 40 (22.22%) E-Commerce
20 39 (21.67%) .NET
20 39 (21.67%) C#
21 38 (21.11%) OOP
22 36 (20.00%) Tomcat
22 36 (20.00%) J2EE
23 35 (19.44%) Web Development
24 33 (18.33%) T-SQL

Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 60 (33.33%) JBoss
2 53 (29.44%) WebSphere
3 36 (20.00%) Tomcat
4 33 (18.33%) GlassFish
5 30 (16.67%) WebLogic
6 23 (12.78%) Apache
7 11 (6.11%) Apache Pig
7 11 (6.11%) Apache Spark
8 8 (4.44%) Apache Geronimo
8 8 (4.44%) WordPress
9 5 (2.78%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.11%) CMS
11 1 (0.56%) Drupal
11 1 (0.56%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (2.78%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.67%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.11%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.11%) Autodesk Inventor
3 2 (1.11%) Revit
4 1 (0.56%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (42.22%) Relational Database
2 72 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 57 (31.67%) RDBMS
4 45 (25.00%) MySQL
5 31 (17.22%) SQL Server
6 29 (16.11%) Big Data
7 25 (13.89%) NoSQL
8 23 (12.78%) CouchDB
8 23 (12.78%) MongoDB
9 20 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
9 20 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (7.22%) Neo4j
11 11 (6.11%) Hadoop
12 10 (5.56%) Data Mining
13 9 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
13 9 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
14 4 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
14 4 (2.22%) SQL Server 2016
15 1 (0.56%) Geospatial Data
15 1 (0.56%) Informix
Development Applications
1 26 (14.44%) Ant
1 26 (14.44%) Maven
2 21 (11.67%) Git (software)
3 17 (9.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (8.89%) Gradle
5 4 (2.22%) Xcode
6 3 (1.67%) gulp
6 3 (1.67%) Hudson
6 3 (1.67%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.67%) JUnit
7 1 (0.56%) NetBeans
7 1 (0.56%) Subversion
General
1 8 (4.44%) Automotive
2 6 (3.33%) Marketing
3 2 (1.11%) Finance
3 2 (1.11%) Games
4 1 (0.56%) Back Office
4 1 (0.56%) Electronics
4 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.56%) Publishing
4 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (52.22%) CSS
2 90 (50.00%) HTML
3 47 (26.11%) Ajax
4 45 (25.00%) Swing
5 39 (21.67%) .NET
6 36 (20.00%) J2EE
7 32 (17.78%) Java EE
7 32 (17.78%) Spring
7 32 (17.78%) Spring MVC
8 31 (17.22%) JMS
9 29 (16.11%) Hibernate
10 28 (15.56%) jQuery
10 28 (15.56%) Web Services
11 27 (15.00%) Servlets
12 25 (13.89%) EJB
13 22 (12.22%) JSP
14 16 (8.89%) REST
14 16 (8.89%) SOAP
15 13 (7.22%) ASP.NET
16 11 (6.11%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 58 (32.22%) Computer Science
2 19 (10.56%) N-Tier
3 15 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.33%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.33%) Social Media
6 5 (2.78%) User Experience
7 4 (2.22%) BBC
8 3 (1.67%) iPad
9 2 (1.11%) Animation
9 2 (1.11%) HoloLens
9 2 (1.11%) HTC Vive
9 2 (1.11%) Oculus Rift
10 1 (0.56%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 65 (36.11%) Linux
2 6 (3.33%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.22%) Android
3 4 (2.22%) Unix
4 3 (1.67%) Windows
4 3 (1.67%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (45.56%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (23.33%) ETL
2 42 (23.33%) MVC
3 40 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 40 (22.22%) OO
4 38 (21.11%) OOP
5 35 (19.44%) Web Development
6 31 (17.22%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
7 20 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 14 (7.78%) Open Source
9 10 (5.56%) Mentoring
9 10 (5.56%) SDLC
10 9 (5.00%) Front End Development
10 9 (5.00%) Scrum
11 7 (3.89%) Data Modelling
11 7 (3.89%) Logical Data Model
11 7 (3.89%) PDM
11 7 (3.89%) Physical Data Model
11 7 (3.89%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 102 (56.67%) JavaScript
2 91 (50.56%) SQL
3 86 (47.78%) PL/SQL
4 76 (42.22%) Java
5 39 (21.67%) C#
6 33 (18.33%) T-SQL
7 15 (8.33%) PHP
8 7 (3.89%) Perl
9 5 (2.78%) Objective-C
9 5 (2.78%) Uniface
10 4 (2.22%) Ruby
10 4 (2.22%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.11%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.56%) C
12 1 (0.56%) C++
12 1 (0.56%) PHP 5
12 1 (0.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 68 (37.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.56%) HDFS
Vendors
1 112 (62.22%) Oracle
2 4 (2.22%) Apple
2 4 (2.22%) Facebook
2 4 (2.22%) Google
2 4 (2.22%) Sony
2 4 (2.22%) Yahoo!
3 2 (1.11%) Autodesk
3 2 (1.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.11%) Tableau
4 1 (0.56%) Alteryx
4 1 (0.56%) IBM
4 1 (0.56%) SAP
4 1 (0.56%) Xamarin
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