Period
to 16 December 2017

The median annual salary for a Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

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

Developer
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 514 577 690
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 36.95% 28.28% 26.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 38.42% 30.37% 27.34%
Number of salaries quoted 435 439 600
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,700 £22,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 1338 1900 2524
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.19% 93.14% 95.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1142 1432 1857
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £23,775 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Essex

Developer
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Developer in Essex

Developer
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Essex over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Developer in Essex

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 Developer within the Essex region over the 6 months to 16 December 2017. 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 +6 133 £46,250 +8.82% 5
Colchester 0 83 £43,500 -8.42% 9
Harlow -3 42 £62,500 +25.00% 1
Witham +7 37 £43,500 -3.33% 1
Basildon +2 35 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Brentwood +9 28 £30,000 -36.84% 2
Southend-on-Sea +1 18 £20,000 -20.00% 3
Saffron Walden 0 15 £47,500 +18.75% 5
Loughton - 8 £50,000 - 1
Wickford -5 7 £42,500 +21.43% 2
Rayleigh 0 3 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Grays - 3 £40,000 - 1
Billericay 0 2 £50,000 +42.86%
Leigh-on-Sea 0 2 £32,500 +30.00%
Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 Essex region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 240 (46.69%) SQL
2 234 (45.53%) C#
3 225 (43.77%) Agile Software Development
4 213 (41.44%) HTML
5 203 (39.49%) JavaScript
6 199 (38.72%) .NET
7 189 (36.77%) SQL Server
8 174 (33.85%) MVC
9 165 (32.10%) CSS
10 154 (29.96%) ASP.NET
11 147 (28.60%) Java
12 133 (25.88%) Web Development
13 125 (24.32%) AngularJS
14 119 (23.15%) Microsoft
15 99 (19.26%) TDD
16 92 (17.90%) Spring
17 88 (17.12%) jQuery
18 87 (16.93%) HTML5
19 81 (15.76%) Degree
20 76 (14.79%) RESTful
21 74 (14.40%) XML
22 73 (14.20%) Oracle
22 73 (14.20%) ASP.NET Web API
23 72 (14.01%) ASP.NET MVC
24 70 (13.62%) T-SQL
25 66 (12.84%) Web Application Development
26 65 (12.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 64 (12.45%) Finance
27 64 (12.45%) PHP
28 62 (12.06%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 46 (8.95%) JBoss
2 33 (6.42%) IIS
3 22 (4.28%) CMS
4 16 (3.11%) WebSphere
5 12 (2.33%) Tomcat
6 11 (2.14%) WordPress
7 10 (1.95%) GlassFish
8 9 (1.75%) WebLogic
8 9 (1.75%) WildFly
9 7 (1.36%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (0.97%) Apache Spark
11 4 (0.78%) Apache
11 4 (0.78%) Joomla!
11 4 (0.78%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.58%) Apache Geronimo
12 3 (0.58%) Apache Pig
12 3 (0.58%) Mule
12 3 (0.58%) Oracle Service Bus
12 3 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.58%) Umbraco
Applications
1 17 (3.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.36%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.36%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (0.78%) Weka
5 3 (0.58%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.19%) Maya
7 1 (0.19%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 16 (3.11%) Dynamics NAV
2 13 (2.53%) Oracle BPM
3 9 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.58%) Movex
4 3 (0.58%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.19%) Cognos Controller
5 1 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.19%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.19%) osCommerce
5 1 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.09%) npm
2 20 (3.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (1.17%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.19%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.11%) Internet
2 8 (1.56%) FTP
3 6 (1.17%) Extranet
4 5 (0.97%) HTTP
5 4 (0.78%) SMS
5 4 (0.78%) VoIP
6 2 (0.39%) Broadband
6 2 (0.39%) Intranet
7 1 (0.19%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (36.77%) SQL Server
2 65 (12.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 62 (12.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 43 (8.37%) MySQL
5 42 (8.17%) Relational Database
6 41 (7.98%) SQL Server 2016
7 39 (7.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 37 (7.20%) Oracle Database
9 30 (5.84%) NoSQL
9 30 (5.84%) SQL Server 2014
10 26 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
11 19 (3.70%) RDBMS
12 17 (3.31%) SQL Server 2012
13 16 (3.11%) OLAP
14 14 (2.72%) OLTP
15 13 (2.53%) Power BI
16 12 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
17 9 (1.75%) Hadoop
17 9 (1.75%) MS Access
18 8 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 53 (10.31%) Git (software)
2 42 (8.17%) Visual Studio
3 22 (4.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (3.70%) Maven
5 15 (2.92%) Ant
5 15 (2.92%) Gradle
5 15 (2.92%) webpack
6 14 (2.72%) Oracle Forms
7 13 (2.53%) gulp
8 10 (1.95%) Subversion
9 9 (1.75%) Grunt
10 8 (1.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 8 (1.56%) TeamCity
11 7 (1.36%) Bower
11 7 (1.36%) JUnit
12 6 (1.17%) Axure RP
13 3 (0.58%) Mockito
13 3 (0.58%) NUnit
13 3 (0.58%) Octopus Deploy
13 3 (0.58%) PHPUnit
General
1 64 (12.45%) Finance
2 58 (11.28%) Advertising
3 48 (9.34%) Automotive
4 31 (6.03%) Marketing
5 30 (5.84%) Retail
6 18 (3.50%) Manufacturing
7 15 (2.92%) Banking
8 14 (2.72%) Games
9 6 (1.17%) Back Office
9 6 (1.17%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.97%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.58%) Electronics
11 3 (0.58%) Law
12 2 (0.39%) Legal
12 2 (0.39%) Publishing
13 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 213 (41.44%) HTML
2 199 (38.72%) .NET
3 165 (32.10%) CSS
4 154 (29.96%) ASP.NET
5 125 (24.32%) AngularJS
6 92 (17.90%) Spring
7 88 (17.12%) jQuery
8 87 (16.93%) HTML5
9 76 (14.79%) RESTful
10 74 (14.40%) XML
11 73 (14.20%) ASP.NET Web API
12 72 (14.01%) ASP.NET MVC
13 54 (10.51%) .NET Framework
14 51 (9.92%) Java EE
15 50 (9.73%) Spring MVC
16 46 (8.95%) Node.js
17 45 (8.75%) Entity Framework
18 44 (8.56%) CSS3
18 44 (8.56%) JSON
18 44 (8.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 47 (9.14%) Greenfield Project
2 44 (8.56%) Computer Science
3 38 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (7.20%) User Experience
5 14 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (2.33%) Mobile App
7 9 (1.75%) Life Science
8 6 (1.17%) Social Network
9 5 (0.97%) Animation
10 4 (0.78%) Digital Media
10 4 (0.78%) Fintech
10 4 (0.78%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.78%) Social Media
11 3 (0.58%) CMDB
11 3 (0.58%) Contactless
11 3 (0.58%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.58%) EMV
11 3 (0.58%) Smartcard
12 2 (0.39%) Credit Risk
12 2 (0.39%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 37 (7.20%) Linux
2 20 (3.89%) Windows
3 16 (3.11%) Android
4 12 (2.33%) Apple iOS
5 9 (1.75%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.78%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.58%) Unix
8 2 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (43.77%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (33.85%) MVC
3 133 (25.88%) Web Development
4 99 (19.26%) TDD
5 66 (12.84%) Web Application Development
6 55 (10.70%) SDLC
7 46 (8.95%) Front End Development
7 46 (8.95%) Unit Testing
8 44 (8.56%) Business Intelligence
8 44 (8.56%) E-Commerce
9 42 (8.17%) BDD
10 41 (7.98%) ETL
11 36 (7.00%) OO
12 34 (6.61%) Scrum
13 32 (6.23%) Mentoring
14 28 (5.45%) Software Engineering
15 21 (4.09%) Project Management
16 18 (3.50%) Performance Tuning
17 16 (3.11%) Continuous Integration
17 16 (3.11%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 240 (46.69%) SQL
2 234 (45.53%) C#
3 203 (39.49%) JavaScript
4 147 (28.60%) Java
5 70 (13.62%) T-SQL
6 64 (12.45%) PHP
7 33 (6.42%) C
8 31 (6.03%) PL/SQL
9 29 (5.64%) VB.NET
10 23 (4.47%) Python
11 21 (4.09%) VBA
12 17 (3.31%) C++
12 17 (3.31%) Ruby
13 16 (3.11%) TypeScript
14 10 (1.95%) Perl
14 10 (1.95%) Shell Script
15 6 (1.17%) VBScript
16 5 (0.97%) Delphi
16 5 (0.97%) Tcl
16 5 (0.97%) XAML
Qualifications
1 81 (15.76%) Degree
2 22 (4.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (0.97%) Master's Degree
5 4 (0.78%) MCP
6 2 (0.39%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.39%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.19%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.19%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.72%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.39%) QA
3 1 (0.19%) ISO 26262
3 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (0.78%) Docker
1 4 (0.78%) HDFS
2 3 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 119 (23.15%) Microsoft
2 73 (14.20%) Oracle
3 10 (1.95%) JD Edwards
4 9 (1.75%) Cognizant
4 9 (1.75%) PeopleSoft
4 9 (1.75%) Tableau
4 9 (1.75%) Xamarin
5 7 (1.36%) Sitecore
6 5 (0.97%) Adobe
7 4 (0.78%) Facebook
7 4 (0.78%) SAP
8 3 (0.58%) Alteryx
8 3 (0.58%) Atlassian
8 3 (0.58%) Google
8 3 (0.58%) MKS
8 3 (0.58%) Sage
8 3 (0.58%) WSO2
9 2 (0.39%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.39%) Splunk
10 1 (0.19%) VeriFone