The median annual salary for a Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Colchester during the 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 88 61 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 42.31% 29.47% 51.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 42.72% 30.05% 54.25%
Number of salaries quoted 83 59 79
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,045
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% +5.91%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £62,500 £45,000
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 206 203 153
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Colchester 99.04% 98.07% 94.44%
Number of salaries quoted 182 182 133
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +63.46%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Developer in Colchester

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 103 (51.76%) Oracle
2 95 (47.74%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (45.73%) SQL
4 90 (45.23%) CSS
5 89 (44.72%) JavaScript
6 86 (43.22%) HTML
7 81 (40.70%) PL/SQL
8 79 (39.70%) Degree
9 73 (36.68%) Java
10 66 (33.17%) Relational Database
11 61 (30.65%) .NET
11 61 (30.65%) Computer Science
12 58 (29.15%) Oracle Database
13 57 (28.64%) SQL Server
13 57 (28.64%) C#
13 57 (28.64%) RDBMS
14 56 (28.14%) MVC
15 52 (26.13%) MySQL
16 49 (24.62%) Linux
17 42 (21.11%) OO
17 42 (21.11%) JBoss
18 41 (20.60%) jQuery
19 40 (20.10%) E-Commerce
20 38 (19.10%) ETL
20 38 (19.10%) Swing
20 38 (19.10%) Spring
20 38 (19.10%) Spring MVC
21 37 (18.59%) Java EE
22 36 (18.09%) Ajax
23 34 (17.09%) NoSQL

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 42 (21.11%) JBoss
2 32 (16.08%) WebSphere
3 31 (15.58%) Tomcat
4 27 (13.57%) GlassFish
5 19 (9.55%) WebLogic
6 15 (7.54%) Apache Pig
6 15 (7.54%) Apache Spark
7 14 (7.04%) Apache
8 9 (4.52%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (3.52%) WordPress
10 6 (3.02%) CMS
11 3 (1.51%) Apache Geronimo
12 2 (1.01%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.50%) Drupal
13 1 (0.50%) IIS
13 1 (0.50%) Joomla!
13 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.50%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (3.02%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.51%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.01%) Autodesk Inventor
3 2 (1.01%) Revit
4 1 (0.50%) Weka
Business Applications
1 6 (3.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.01%) osCommerce
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (33.17%) Relational Database
2 58 (29.15%) Oracle Database
3 57 (28.64%) RDBMS
3 57 (28.64%) SQL Server
4 52 (26.13%) MySQL
5 34 (17.09%) NoSQL
6 30 (15.08%) Data Warehouse
7 23 (11.56%) Big Data
8 22 (11.06%) CouchDB
8 22 (11.06%) MongoDB
9 15 (7.54%) Hadoop
10 13 (6.53%) Data Mining
11 11 (5.53%) Oracle Database 11g
11 11 (5.53%) Oracle Database 12c
12 10 (5.03%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (4.02%) Neo4j
14 6 (3.02%) Oracle Database 10g
14 6 (3.02%) SQL Server 2016
15 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 34 (17.09%) Ant
1 34 (17.09%) Maven
2 28 (14.07%) Git (software)
3 20 (10.05%) Gradle
4 12 (6.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (2.51%) Xcode
6 4 (2.01%) JUnit
7 3 (1.51%) gulp
7 3 (1.51%) Hudson
7 3 (1.51%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.01%) Grunt
8 2 (1.01%) Subversion
8 2 (1.01%) webpack
9 1 (0.50%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.50%) jMock
9 1 (0.50%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.50%) Mocha
9 1 (0.50%) Mockito
9 1 (0.50%) NetBeans
9 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (5.53%) Marketing
2 8 (4.02%) Finance
3 6 (3.02%) Electronics
3 6 (3.02%) Manufacturing
3 6 (3.02%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (3.02%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.01%) Automotive
5 2 (1.01%) Games
6 1 (0.50%) Advertising
6 1 (0.50%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (45.23%) CSS
2 86 (43.22%) HTML
3 61 (30.65%) .NET
4 41 (20.60%) jQuery
5 38 (19.10%) Spring
5 38 (19.10%) Spring MVC
5 38 (19.10%) Swing
6 37 (18.59%) Java EE
7 36 (18.09%) Ajax
8 33 (16.58%) Hibernate
9 30 (15.08%) Servlets
10 26 (13.07%) SOAP
11 25 (12.56%) J2EE
11 25 (12.56%) JMS
12 23 (11.56%) JSP
13 22 (11.06%) Web Services
14 21 (10.55%) ASP.NET
15 17 (8.54%) EJB
15 17 (8.54%) HTML5
16 16 (8.04%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 61 (30.65%) Computer Science
2 23 (11.56%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (8.54%) N-Tier
4 16 (8.04%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (3.02%) BBC
5 6 (3.02%) Social Media
6 5 (2.51%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.01%) User Experience
8 2 (1.01%) Animation
8 2 (1.01%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.01%) HoloLens
8 2 (1.01%) HTC Vive
8 2 (1.01%) Oculus Rift
9 1 (0.50%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 49 (24.62%) Linux
2 7 (3.52%) Apple iOS
3 6 (3.02%) Windows
4 5 (2.51%) Android
5 3 (1.51%) Unix
5 3 (1.51%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.01%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (47.74%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (28.14%) MVC
3 42 (21.11%) OO
4 40 (20.10%) E-Commerce
5 38 (19.10%) ETL
6 33 (16.58%) Business Intelligence
7 31 (15.58%) OOP
8 27 (13.57%) Web Development
9 20 (10.05%) Performance Tuning
10 15 (7.54%) Software Engineering
11 14 (7.04%) Front End Development
11 14 (7.04%) Mentoring
11 14 (7.04%) Scrum
12 11 (5.53%) SDLC
13 9 (4.52%) TDD
14 8 (4.02%) Mathematics
15 7 (3.52%) BDD
15 7 (3.52%) Digital Marketing
16 6 (3.02%) PDM
16 6 (3.02%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 91 (45.73%) SQL
2 89 (44.72%) JavaScript
3 81 (40.70%) PL/SQL
4 73 (36.68%) Java
5 57 (28.64%) C#
6 27 (13.57%) T-SQL
7 14 (7.04%) PHP
8 7 (3.52%) VB.NET
9 6 (3.02%) Objective-C
9 6 (3.02%) Ruby
10 3 (1.51%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.01%) Perl
12 1 (0.50%) C
12 1 (0.50%) C++
12 1 (0.50%) ES6
12 1 (0.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 79 (39.70%) Degree
2 4 (2.01%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.50%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.50%) HDFS
Vendors
1 103 (51.76%) Oracle
2 7 (3.52%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.02%) Apple
3 6 (3.02%) Facebook
3 6 (3.02%) Google
3 6 (3.02%) SAP
3 6 (3.02%) Sony
3 6 (3.02%) Yahoo!
4 2 (1.01%) Autodesk
4 2 (1.01%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.01%) Tableau
5 1 (0.50%) Adobe
5 1 (0.50%) Alteryx
5 1 (0.50%) IBM
5 1 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
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