Period
to 23 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 462 507 594
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 36.55% 33.62% 28.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 38.06% 34.87% 30.12%
Number of salaries quoted 408 419 465
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £22,500 £29,650 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 1,214 1,454 1,972
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.04% 96.42% 93.50%
Number of salaries quoted 990 1,225 1,537
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £21,486 £24,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 23 October 2018.

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 23 October 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
Colchester 0 98 £35,000 -20.90% 25
Chelmsford -3 84 £38,750 -13.89% 19
Basildon 0 53 £42,500 -22.73% 5
Southend-on-Sea +1 28 £23,750 -26.92% 5
Harlow +2 18 £55,000 -
Brentwood -2 15 £55,000 +2.33% 2
Wickford +1 13 £26,000 -38.82% 2
Witham +1 9 £22,000 -37.14% 1
Saffron Walden -4 7 £57,500 +43.75% 3
Loughton -4 4 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Grays - 4 £55,000 -
Rayleigh - 2 £37,500 -
Billericay +8 1 £41,250 -17.50%
Braintree - 1 £26,000 - 1
Epping - 1 £45,000 -
Waltham Abbey - 1 £60,000 - 1
Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 Essex region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 197 (42.64%) SQL
2 189 (40.91%) C#
3 187 (40.48%) JavaScript
4 182 (39.39%) CSS
5 179 (38.74%) HTML
6 174 (37.66%) SQL Server
7 168 (36.36%) .NET
8 151 (32.68%) Java
9 137 (29.65%) MVC
10 131 (28.35%) Agile Software Development
11 105 (22.73%) jQuery
12 98 (21.21%) Web Development
13 86 (18.61%) Degree
13 86 (18.61%) MySQL
13 86 (18.61%) ASP.NET
14 78 (16.88%) PHP
14 78 (16.88%) Microsoft
15 70 (15.15%) OO
16 66 (14.29%) Computer Science
17 60 (12.99%) Front End Development
18 58 (12.55%) Git (software)
18 58 (12.55%) Problem-Solving
19 57 (12.34%) Finance
20 56 (12.12%) AngularJS
21 55 (11.90%) Oracle
22 53 (11.47%) Spring
23 52 (11.26%) HTML5
24 50 (10.82%) E-Commerce
25 49 (10.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
26 48 (10.39%) TDD

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 41 (8.87%) WebSphere
2 34 (7.36%) JBoss
3 16 (3.46%) Drupal
3 16 (3.46%) WordPress
4 13 (2.81%) Tomcat
5 12 (2.60%) Apache
5 12 (2.60%) WebLogic
6 9 (1.95%) CMS
7 8 (1.73%) IIS
8 7 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (1.30%) Joomla!
10 4 (0.87%) Apache Geronimo
10 4 (0.87%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.87%) GlassFish
10 4 (0.87%) SharePoint
10 4 (0.87%) Zope
11 2 (0.43%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.43%) WildFly
12 1 (0.22%) Oracle Service Bus
12 1 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (1.52%) Photoshop
2 6 (1.30%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (1.08%) InDesign
4 4 (0.87%) Chatbot
4 4 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.87%) Weka
5 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (2.60%) Magento
2 2 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.22%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.22%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.22%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.87%) GitHub
3 4 (0.87%) SaaS
4 3 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.22%) AdWords
5 1 (0.22%) Azure Functions
5 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.22%) IaaS
5 1 (0.22%) PaaS
5 1 (0.22%) Serverless
5 1 (0.22%) Slack
5 1 (0.22%) Trello
5 1 (0.22%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.16%) SMS
2 9 (1.95%) HTTP
3 8 (1.73%) Internet
4 1 (0.22%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (37.66%) SQL Server
2 86 (18.61%) MySQL
3 45 (9.74%) Relational Database
4 35 (7.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 32 (6.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (4.33%) Oracle Database
7 16 (3.46%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (3.46%) SQL Server 2016
8 13 (2.81%) RDBMS
9 12 (2.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (1.95%) NoSQL
11 8 (1.73%) Big Data
11 8 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (1.08%) Hadoop
13 4 (0.87%) Apache Hive
13 4 (0.87%) Azure SQL Database
13 4 (0.87%) CouchDB
13 4 (0.87%) MongoDB
13 4 (0.87%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 58 (12.55%) Git (software)
2 40 (8.66%) Visual Studio
3 19 (4.11%) Subversion
4 11 (2.38%) JUnit
5 8 (1.73%) Maven
6 7 (1.52%) Ant
6 7 (1.52%) Gradle
6 7 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (1.52%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 6 (1.30%) JIRA
8 4 (0.87%) Dreamweaver
8 4 (0.87%) Grunt
9 3 (0.65%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.65%) webpack
10 2 (0.43%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.43%) ReSharper
10 2 (0.43%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.22%) Bower
11 1 (0.22%) Karma Test Runner
11 1 (0.22%) NUnit
General
1 57 (12.34%) Finance
2 31 (6.71%) Automotive
3 18 (3.90%) Retail
4 15 (3.25%) Games
5 9 (1.95%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.52%) Marketing
7 6 (1.30%) Legal
8 5 (1.08%) Advertising
9 4 (0.87%) Banking
9 4 (0.87%) Publishing
10 3 (0.65%) Back Office
10 3 (0.65%) Law
11 2 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.22%) Electronics
12 1 (0.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (39.39%) CSS
2 179 (38.74%) HTML
3 168 (36.36%) .NET
4 105 (22.73%) jQuery
5 86 (18.61%) ASP.NET
6 56 (12.12%) AngularJS
7 53 (11.47%) Spring
8 52 (11.26%) HTML5
9 49 (10.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 44 (9.52%) Web Services
11 42 (9.09%) Ajax
12 33 (7.14%) XML
13 32 (6.93%) Java EE
14 31 (6.71%) ASP.NET MVC
14 31 (6.71%) ASP.NET Web API
15 30 (6.49%) REST
15 30 (6.49%) Spring MVC
16 28 (6.06%) CSS3
17 27 (5.84%) .NET Framework
18 26 (5.63%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 66 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 36 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (5.41%) AS400
3 25 (5.41%) iSeries
3 25 (5.41%) Self-Motivation
4 15 (3.25%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (2.38%) User Experience
6 9 (1.95%) Life Science
7 8 (1.73%) Mobile App
7 8 (1.73%) Social Media
8 7 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (1.08%) Virtual Team
10 4 (0.87%) Fintech
10 4 (0.87%) Freedom of Information
10 4 (0.87%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.65%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.43%) Analytical Mindset
12 2 (0.43%) Digital TV
12 2 (0.43%) Online Gambling
12 2 (0.43%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 32 (6.93%) Windows
2 29 (6.28%) Linux
3 3 (0.65%) Android
3 3 (0.65%) Unix
4 2 (0.43%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.22%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (29.65%) MVC
2 131 (28.35%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (21.21%) Web Development
4 70 (15.15%) OO
5 60 (12.99%) Front End Development
6 58 (12.55%) Problem-Solving
7 50 (10.82%) E-Commerce
8 48 (10.39%) TDD
9 40 (8.66%) OOP
10 26 (5.63%) Software Engineering
11 23 (4.98%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (3.68%) BDD
12 17 (3.68%) Unit Testing
13 16 (3.46%) ETL
13 16 (3.46%) Responsive Web Design
13 16 (3.46%) Web Design
14 14 (3.03%) Kanban
14 14 (3.03%) Scrum
15 13 (2.81%) Creative Problem-Solving
15 13 (2.81%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 197 (42.64%) SQL
2 189 (40.91%) C#
3 187 (40.48%) JavaScript
4 151 (32.68%) Java
5 78 (16.88%) PHP
6 42 (9.09%) T-SQL
7 25 (5.41%) RPG
8 19 (4.11%) Python
9 18 (3.90%) C++
9 18 (3.90%) VB.NET
10 17 (3.68%) PL/SQL
11 15 (3.25%) Java 8
12 14 (3.03%) TypeScript
13 12 (2.60%) VB
14 11 (2.38%) Delphi
14 11 (2.38%) Perl
15 8 (1.73%) ABAP
16 5 (1.08%) PHP 5
17 4 (0.87%) Go
17 4 (0.87%) VBA
Qualifications
1 86 (18.61%) Degree
2 46 (9.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.65%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.43%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.22%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.08%) Data Quality
1 5 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 8 (1.73%) Docker
2 4 (0.87%) HDFS
3 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 78 (16.88%) Microsoft
2 55 (11.90%) Oracle
3 15 (3.25%) Adobe
4 9 (1.95%) SAP
5 6 (1.30%) Tableau
6 4 (0.87%) Alteryx
6 4 (0.87%) Blue Prism
6 4 (0.87%) UiPath
6 4 (0.87%) Xamarin
7 3 (0.65%) Google
8 1 (0.22%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.22%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.22%) Facebook
8 1 (0.22%) IBM
8 1 (0.22%) New Relic
8 1 (0.22%) Sage
8 1 (0.22%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.22%) Talend
8 1 (0.22%) WSO2