Period
to 21 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 459 698 598
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 33.77% 38.84% 29.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 35.12% 40.28% 30.71%
Number of salaries quoted 427 593 514
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £23,900 £29,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,500 £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 1,307 1,733 1,947
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.17% 96.44% 95.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1,108 1,426 1,573
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £22,500 £25,875 £23,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +5.88%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 0 103 £37,500 -11.76% 25
Chelmsford -3 86 £43,500 -3.33% 10
Basildon -1 47 £40,000 -27.27% 7
Southend-on-Sea +1 32 £20,000 -63.64% 7
Harlow +3 25 £56,250 +12.50% 3
Brentwood -1 16 £55,000 +15.79% 2
Wickford -1 10 £42,500 +25.00% 6
Saffron Walden 0 9 £50,000 +40.40% 2
Witham -2 6 £22,000 -37.14%
Rayleigh - 6 £40,000 - 1
Loughton -5 4 £40,000 -20.00%
Grays - 4 £55,000 -
Billericay +10 1 £41,250 -17.50%
Epping - 1 £45,000 -
Thurrock - 1 £37,500 -
Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 208 (45.32%) SQL
2 206 (44.88%) C#
3 175 (38.13%) .NET
4 172 (37.47%) JavaScript
4 172 (37.47%) SQL Server
5 159 (34.64%) HTML
6 158 (34.42%) CSS
7 145 (31.59%) Java
8 144 (31.37%) MVC
9 141 (30.72%) Agile Software Development
10 109 (23.75%) ASP.NET
11 93 (20.26%) Web Development
12 92 (20.04%) jQuery
13 77 (16.78%) Degree
14 75 (16.34%) Microsoft
15 70 (15.25%) AngularJS
16 68 (14.81%) TDD
17 65 (14.16%) MySQL
18 64 (13.94%) PHP
19 61 (13.29%) OO
20 59 (12.85%) Git (software)
21 58 (12.64%) Finance
22 56 (12.20%) Spring
23 55 (11.98%) Computer Science
24 51 (11.11%) Web Services
25 50 (10.89%) E-Commerce
26 48 (10.46%) T-SQL
27 47 (10.24%) ASP.NET MVC
28 46 (10.02%) Front End Development
29 44 (9.59%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 38 (8.28%) JBoss
2 36 (7.84%) WebSphere
3 18 (3.92%) Drupal
4 16 (3.49%) WebLogic
4 16 (3.49%) WordPress
5 15 (3.27%) Tomcat
6 11 (2.40%) Apache
6 11 (2.40%) CMS
7 10 (2.18%) IIS
8 8 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (1.31%) Joomla!
9 6 (1.31%) SharePoint
10 4 (0.87%) Zope
11 3 (0.65%) GlassFish
11 3 (0.65%) Mule
11 3 (0.65%) Oracle Service Bus
11 3 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.65%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.44%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.44%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 8 (1.74%) Photoshop
2 7 (1.53%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (1.31%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (1.09%) InDesign
5 4 (0.87%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (0.44%) Weka
7 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.22%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 6 (1.31%) Magento
2 4 (0.87%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.22%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.18%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.65%) GitHub
4 2 (0.44%) IaaS
4 2 (0.44%) PaaS
5 1 (0.22%) AdWords
5 1 (0.22%) Azure Functions
5 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.22%) npm
5 1 (0.22%) Serverless
5 1 (0.22%) Slack
5 1 (0.22%) Trello
5 1 (0.22%) Veeva
5 1 (0.22%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.05%) HTTP
2 11 (2.40%) Internet
3 10 (2.18%) SMS
4 3 (0.65%) SSL
5 2 (0.44%) Extranet
5 2 (0.44%) FTP
5 2 (0.44%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (37.47%) SQL Server
2 65 (14.16%) MySQL
3 43 (9.37%) Relational Database
4 37 (8.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 37 (8.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 29 (6.32%) Oracle Database
6 28 (6.10%) SQL Server 2016
7 16 (3.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 15 (3.27%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (3.27%) RDBMS
9 13 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (2.40%) NoSQL
11 10 (2.18%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (1.53%) Big Data
13 6 (1.31%) Data Mining
14 4 (0.87%) Azure SQL Database
14 4 (0.87%) MS Access
14 4 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
14 4 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
15 3 (0.65%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 59 (12.85%) Git (software)
2 39 (8.50%) Visual Studio
3 14 (3.05%) Subversion
4 13 (2.83%) Maven
5 12 (2.61%) JIRA
5 12 (2.61%) JUnit
6 11 (2.40%) Ant
6 11 (2.40%) Gradle
7 7 (1.53%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 5 (1.09%) Jenkins
8 5 (1.09%) Selenium
8 5 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (0.87%) Dreamweaver
9 4 (0.87%) Grunt
10 3 (0.65%) webpack
11 2 (0.44%) Artifactory
11 2 (0.44%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.44%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.44%) ReSharper
11 2 (0.44%) Vagrant
General
1 58 (12.64%) Finance
2 26 (5.66%) Automotive
3 17 (3.70%) Games
3 17 (3.70%) Retail
4 14 (3.05%) Manufacturing
5 10 (2.18%) Advertising
6 9 (1.96%) Marketing
7 6 (1.31%) Legal
8 5 (1.09%) Back Office
9 4 (0.87%) Banking
10 3 (0.65%) Electronics
10 3 (0.65%) Publishing
10 3 (0.65%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.22%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (38.13%) .NET
2 159 (34.64%) HTML
3 158 (34.42%) CSS
4 109 (23.75%) ASP.NET
5 92 (20.04%) jQuery
6 70 (15.25%) AngularJS
7 56 (12.20%) Spring
8 51 (11.11%) Web Services
9 47 (10.24%) ASP.NET MVC
10 44 (9.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 36 (7.84%) Ajax
11 36 (7.84%) Java EE
12 35 (7.63%) ASP.NET Web API
12 35 (7.63%) XML
13 34 (7.41%) Spring MVC
14 33 (7.19%) RESTful
15 29 (6.32%) HTML5
16 28 (6.10%) .NET Framework
16 28 (6.10%) REST
17 26 (5.66%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 55 (11.98%) Computer Science
2 22 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (3.49%) Greenfield Project
4 15 (3.27%) AS400
4 15 (3.27%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (3.27%) iSeries
4 15 (3.27%) User Experience
5 12 (2.61%) Life Science
6 11 (2.40%) Self-Motivation
7 10 (2.18%) Fintech
7 10 (2.18%) Virtual Team
8 4 (0.87%) Digital TV
8 4 (0.87%) Freedom of Information
8 4 (0.87%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.65%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.44%) Analytical Mindset
10 2 (0.44%) Online Gambling
10 2 (0.44%) Social Gaming
11 1 (0.22%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.22%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 34 (7.41%) Linux
2 30 (6.54%) Windows
3 4 (0.87%) Unix
4 3 (0.65%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (31.37%) MVC
2 141 (30.72%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (20.26%) Web Development
4 68 (14.81%) TDD
5 61 (13.29%) OO
6 50 (10.89%) E-Commerce
7 46 (10.02%) Front End Development
8 38 (8.28%) Problem-Solving
9 32 (6.97%) OOP
10 31 (6.75%) Software Engineering
11 26 (5.66%) BDD
11 26 (5.66%) Web Application Development
12 23 (5.01%) Business Intelligence
13 21 (4.58%) Kanban
14 20 (4.36%) Unit Testing
15 19 (4.14%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (4.14%) ETL
15 19 (4.14%) Scrum
16 17 (3.70%) Responsive Web Design
17 16 (3.49%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 208 (45.32%) SQL
2 206 (44.88%) C#
3 172 (37.47%) JavaScript
4 145 (31.59%) Java
5 64 (13.94%) PHP
6 48 (10.46%) T-SQL
7 25 (5.45%) PL/SQL
8 22 (4.79%) Python
9 17 (3.70%) Java 8
9 17 (3.70%) VB
9 17 (3.70%) VB.NET
10 16 (3.49%) Delphi
11 15 (3.27%) RPG
12 11 (2.40%) C++
12 11 (2.40%) Perl
13 5 (1.09%) Ruby
14 4 (0.87%) ES6
14 4 (0.87%) Go
15 3 (0.65%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.65%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 77 (16.78%) Degree
2 43 (9.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.44%) Master's Degree
3 2 (0.44%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.22%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.31%) Data Quality
1 6 (1.31%) QA
System Software
1 10 (2.18%) Docker
2 3 (0.65%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.44%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 75 (16.34%) Microsoft
2 44 (9.59%) Oracle
3 8 (1.74%) Adobe
4 6 (1.31%) Tableau
5 5 (1.09%) SAP
6 4 (0.87%) DataCash
6 4 (0.87%) Xamarin
7 3 (0.65%) Google
7 3 (0.65%) WSO2
8 2 (0.44%) Alteryx
9 1 (0.22%) Blue Prism
9 1 (0.22%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.22%) Facebook
9 1 (0.22%) New Relic
9 1 (0.22%) RedGate
9 1 (0.22%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.22%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.22%) Talend
9 1 (0.22%) UiPath