Period
to 12 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Colchester during the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 94 77 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 44.76% 29.84% 31.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 45.19% 30.20% 32.84%
Number of salaries quoted 72 64 101
Colchester median annual salary £35,000 £44,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.90% +10.63% +14.29%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,025 £22,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £65,000 £68,750
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +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 208 255 338
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 99.05% 98.84% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 148 211 295
Colchester median annual salary £36,250 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.50% +17.65% +21.43%
10th Percentile £22,000 £29,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £60,000 £65,000
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +2.27% +10.00%

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 12 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Developer in Colchester

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

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, 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 42 (44.68%) .NET
1 42 (44.68%) SQL Server
2 41 (43.62%) C#
3 40 (42.55%) CSS
4 39 (41.49%) JavaScript
5 37 (39.36%) HTML
6 35 (37.23%) SQL
7 34 (36.17%) MySQL
8 28 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (27.66%) Degree
10 25 (26.60%) Microsoft
11 24 (25.53%) E-Commerce
12 23 (24.47%) Oracle
12 23 (24.47%) Web Development
13 22 (23.40%) MVC
13 22 (23.40%) Java
14 21 (22.34%) PHP
14 21 (22.34%) Computer Science
15 19 (20.21%) Problem-Solving
16 18 (19.15%) Spring
17 16 (17.02%) Linux
17 16 (17.02%) .NET Framework
18 15 (15.96%) Relational Database
18 15 (15.96%) Self-Motivation
19 14 (14.89%) Windows
19 14 (14.89%) Web Services
19 14 (14.89%) jQuery
20 12 (12.77%) PL/SQL
20 12 (12.77%) OO
20 12 (12.77%) Analytical Skills

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 7 (7.45%) JBoss
1 7 (7.45%) Tomcat
1 7 (7.45%) WebSphere
2 6 (6.38%) Apache
2 6 (6.38%) WordPress
3 5 (5.32%) Apache Geronimo
3 5 (5.32%) Apache Spark
3 5 (5.32%) GlassFish
3 5 (5.32%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.06%) IIS
4 1 (1.06%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Weka
2 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Magento
1 1 (1.06%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.13%) GitHub
3 1 (1.06%) AdWords
3 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.06%) Slack
3 1 (1.06%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.38%) SMS
2 3 (3.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (44.68%) SQL Server
2 34 (36.17%) MySQL
3 15 (15.96%) Relational Database
4 11 (11.70%) RDBMS
5 8 (8.51%) Oracle Database
5 8 (8.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (8.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (6.38%) NoSQL
6 6 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (5.32%) Apache Hive
7 5 (5.32%) Big Data
7 5 (5.32%) CouchDB
7 5 (5.32%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (5.32%) Hadoop
7 5 (5.32%) Mahout
7 5 (5.32%) MongoDB
7 5 (5.32%) Neo4j
7 5 (5.32%) Sqoop
8 3 (3.19%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (6.38%) Ant
1 6 (6.38%) Gradle
1 6 (6.38%) Maven
1 6 (6.38%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.26%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.19%) Grunt
4 2 (2.13%) JUnit
4 2 (2.13%) ReSharper
4 2 (2.13%) webpack
5 1 (1.06%) Bower
5 1 (1.06%) gulp
5 1 (1.06%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.06%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.06%) JIRA
5 1 (1.06%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (1.06%) Mocha
5 1 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (6.38%) Finance
1 6 (6.38%) Games
2 3 (3.19%) Back Office
2 3 (3.19%) Marketing
3 2 (2.13%) Retail
4 1 (1.06%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (44.68%) .NET
2 40 (42.55%) CSS
3 37 (39.36%) HTML
4 18 (19.15%) Spring
5 16 (17.02%) .NET Framework
6 14 (14.89%) jQuery
6 14 (14.89%) Web Services
7 11 (11.70%) LESS
8 10 (10.64%) Ajax
8 10 (10.64%) ASP.NET
9 9 (9.57%) EJB
9 9 (9.57%) Java EE
9 9 (9.57%) JSON
9 9 (9.57%) JSP
9 9 (9.57%) Spring MVC
9 9 (9.57%) Swing
10 8 (8.51%) Entity Framework
10 8 (8.51%) REST
10 8 (8.51%) Servlets
11 7 (7.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (22.34%) Computer Science
2 15 (15.96%) Self-Motivation
3 12 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.32%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.19%) User Experience
6 2 (2.13%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.13%) Online Gambling
6 2 (2.13%) Social Gaming
7 1 (1.06%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.06%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.02%) Linux
2 14 (14.89%) Windows
3 1 (1.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (25.53%) E-Commerce
3 23 (24.47%) Web Development
4 22 (23.40%) MVC
5 19 (20.21%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (12.77%) OO
7 11 (11.70%) Front End Development
8 10 (10.64%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 10 (10.64%) Mathematics
9 8 (8.51%) Software Engineering
10 7 (7.45%) SDLC
11 6 (6.38%) ETL
12 5 (5.32%) Analytics
12 5 (5.32%) Business Process Analysis
12 5 (5.32%) DevOps
12 5 (5.32%) Scrum-ban
12 5 (5.32%) Service Delivery
12 5 (5.32%) Systems Analysis
13 4 (4.26%) OOP
13 4 (4.26%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 41 (43.62%) C#
2 39 (41.49%) JavaScript
3 35 (37.23%) SQL
4 22 (23.40%) Java
5 21 (22.34%) PHP
6 12 (12.77%) PL/SQL
7 11 (11.70%) TypeScript
8 8 (8.51%) T-SQL
9 7 (7.45%) VB.NET
10 5 (5.32%) Uniface
11 3 (3.19%) Java 8
11 3 (3.19%) VB
11 3 (3.19%) XAML
12 2 (2.13%) ABAP
12 2 (2.13%) Perl
12 2 (2.13%) VB6
13 1 (1.06%) ES6
13 1 (1.06%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (27.66%) Degree
2 3 (3.19%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.32%) HDFS
2 1 (1.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.06%) Docker
Vendors
1 25 (26.60%) Microsoft
2 23 (24.47%) Oracle
3 6 (6.38%) Tableau
4 5 (5.32%) Alteryx
5 2 (2.13%) SAP
6 1 (1.06%) Adobe
6 1 (1.06%) Google
6 1 (1.06%) Sage
6 1 (1.06%) Xamarin