Period
to 12 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Backend Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

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

Backend Developer
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 105 119
Rank change year-on-year +8 +14 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Backend Developer 5 10 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.42% 0.72% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.75% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 5
Essex median annual salary £37,500 £43,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.79% +33.85% -
10th Percentile £23,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £54,000 £49,500 £35,000
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% +18.75% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex. 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
Essex
Permanent vacancies in Essex with a recognized job title 1,142 1,342 1,926
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.78% 96.41% 93.86%
Number of salaries quoted 878 1,146 1,459
Essex median annual salary £40,750 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.44% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £22,000 £23,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,639 £68,750
East of England median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% - +2.27%

Backend Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Backend Developer in Essex

Backend Developer
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Backend Developer in Essex

Backend Developer
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Backend Developer in Essex over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Backend Developer in Essex

Backend Developer
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Backend Developer within the Essex region over the 6 months to 12 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford - 3 £45,000 -
Colchester +4 2 £25,000 -42.53% 1
Backend Developer
East of England

Backend Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, Backend 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 Essex region featuring Backend Developer in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) PHP
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) MySQL
3 2 (40.00%) Laravel
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (20.00%) RESTful
4 1 (20.00%) Node.js
4 1 (20.00%) Sass
4 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
4 1 (20.00%) TypeScript
4 1 (20.00%) Docker
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) React
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
4 1 (20.00%) gulp
4 1 (20.00%) ES6
4 1 (20.00%) Vue.js
4 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) JSON
4 1 (20.00%) Symfony
4 1 (20.00%) WordPress

Backend Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 1 (20.00%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) gulp
2 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) Laravel
2 2 (40.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) Node.js
3 1 (20.00%) React
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) Sass
3 1 (20.00%) Symfony
3 1 (20.00%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
1 1 (20.00%) MVC
1 1 (20.00%) OWASP
1 1 (20.00%) TDD
1 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) PHP
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) ES6
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) Perl
4 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (20.00%) TypeScript
4 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft