The median annual salary for a Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
Rank 1 2 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 344 326 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 34.23% 30.16% 23.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 36.10% 31.05% 23.98%
Number of salaries quoted 293 281 243
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,004 £25,000 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 953 1050 1172
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 94.83% 97.13% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 723 814 942
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex that featured Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 March 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester 0 109 £47,500 +26.66% 8
Chelmsford 0 60 £40,000 -8.57% 7
Brentwood +8 15 £47,500 +15.15% 5
Saffron Walden +1 11 £39,729 -16.36% 5
Witham +2 10 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Harlow +3 6 £42,000 +29.23% 1
Wickford - 6 £29,000 - 4
Braintree - 5 £45,000 - 1
Southend-on-Sea 0 4 £47,250 +26.00% 2
Leigh-on-Sea 0 4 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Loughton - 4 £42,500 -
Basildon +5 3 £45,000 - 1
Halstead - 1 £40,000 -
Developer
East of England

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 303 (47.49%) JavaScript
2 295 (46.24%) SQL
3 281 (44.04%) HTML
4 263 (41.22%) .NET
5 256 (40.13%) C#
6 243 (38.09%) CSS
7 205 (32.13%) MVC
8 193 (30.25%) Java
9 187 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
10 185 (29.00%) Degree
11 181 (28.37%) SQL Server
12 172 (26.96%) Oracle
13 167 (26.18%) ASP.NET
14 146 (22.88%) Computer Science
15 126 (19.75%) Relational Database
16 123 (19.28%) Web Development
17 122 (19.12%) PL/SQL
18 104 (16.30%) jQuery
19 103 (16.14%) Linux
20 101 (15.83%) Ajax
21 91 (14.26%) RDBMS
22 90 (14.11%) Oracle Database
23 88 (13.79%) OO
23 88 (13.79%) JBoss
24 83 (13.01%) MySQL
25 82 (12.85%) T-SQL
25 82 (12.85%) Java EE
26 79 (12.38%) Finance
27 77 (12.07%) Team Foundation Server
28 76 (11.91%) .NET Framework

Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 88 (13.79%) JBoss
2 74 (11.60%) WebSphere
3 54 (8.46%) GlassFish
4 49 (7.68%) WebLogic
5 39 (6.11%) Tomcat
6 33 (5.17%) Apache
7 19 (2.98%) Apache Spark
8 17 (2.66%) WordPress
9 14 (2.19%) SharePoint
10 13 (2.04%) Apache Pig
10 13 (2.04%) IIS
11 11 (1.72%) CMS
12 10 (1.57%) Apache Geronimo
13 6 (0.94%) Moodle
13 6 (0.94%) OpenStack
14 5 (0.78%) nginx
15 4 (0.63%) Drupal
16 3 (0.47%) Apache Solr
16 3 (0.47%) Joomla!
16 3 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 42 (6.58%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.35%) Photoshop
3 10 (1.57%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (1.10%) MS Office
5 5 (0.78%) SPSS
6 3 (0.47%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.47%) Weka
7 2 (0.31%) Autodesk Inventor
7 2 (0.31%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.31%) Revit
8 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.94%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.78%) Movex
4 4 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.47%) Magento
6 2 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.16%) osCommerce
7 1 (0.16%) ProductWriter
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.72%) GitHub
3 4 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.31%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.72%) Internet
2 6 (0.94%) HTTP
3 5 (0.78%) DNS
3 5 (0.78%) Skype
4 2 (0.31%) Intranet
5 1 (0.16%) SSL
5 1 (0.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (28.37%) SQL Server
2 126 (19.75%) Relational Database
3 91 (14.26%) RDBMS
4 90 (14.11%) Oracle Database
5 83 (13.01%) MySQL
6 53 (8.31%) SQL Server 2008
7 39 (6.11%) NoSQL
8 37 (5.80%) MongoDB
8 37 (5.80%) SQL Server 2012
9 35 (5.49%) CouchDB
10 34 (5.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 31 (4.86%) Big Data
11 31 (4.86%) Data Warehouse
12 27 (4.23%) QlikView
13 24 (3.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 23 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
15 19 (2.98%) Neo4j
16 18 (2.82%) Oracle Database 11g
16 18 (2.82%) Oracle Database 12c
17 16 (2.51%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 77 (12.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 60 (9.40%) Visual Studio
3 54 (8.46%) Git (software)
3 54 (8.46%) Maven
4 49 (7.68%) Ant
5 38 (5.96%) Gradle
6 13 (2.04%) Subversion
6 13 (2.04%) Xcode
7 12 (1.88%) JIRA
8 10 (1.57%) Jenkins
9 9 (1.41%) JUnit
10 7 (1.10%) Moq
11 6 (0.94%) gulp
11 6 (0.94%) Octopus Deploy
11 6 (0.94%) Selenium
11 6 (0.94%) SpecFlow
12 3 (0.47%) Hudson
13 2 (0.31%) Mockito
13 2 (0.31%) MSTest
13 2 (0.31%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 79 (12.38%) Finance
2 28 (4.39%) Automotive
3 20 (3.13%) Marketing
4 15 (2.35%) Advertising
5 10 (1.57%) Banking
6 6 (0.94%) Retail
7 5 (0.78%) Law
8 4 (0.63%) Legal
8 4 (0.63%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.47%) Games
9 3 (0.47%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.47%) Music Industry
10 2 (0.31%) Back Office
10 2 (0.31%) Electronics
10 2 (0.31%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 281 (44.04%) HTML
2 263 (41.22%) .NET
3 243 (38.09%) CSS
4 167 (26.18%) ASP.NET
5 104 (16.30%) jQuery
6 101 (15.83%) Ajax
7 82 (12.85%) Java EE
8 76 (11.91%) .NET Framework
9 73 (11.44%) Spring
10 71 (11.13%) J2EE
11 66 (10.34%) AngularJS
11 66 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
11 66 (10.34%) Hibernate
11 66 (10.34%) Web Services
12 61 (9.56%) HTML5
13 54 (8.46%) JMS
14 51 (7.99%) Spring MVC
14 51 (7.99%) Swing
15 49 (7.68%) WCF
16 45 (7.05%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 146 (22.88%) Computer Science
2 29 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
4 21 (3.29%) N-Tier
5 14 (2.19%) User Experience
6 13 (2.04%) iPad
7 12 (1.88%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.10%) Animation
9 6 (0.94%) Internet of Things
9 6 (0.94%) Learning Management System
9 6 (0.94%) Social Media
9 6 (0.94%) VLE
10 5 (0.78%) Fintech
10 5 (0.78%) iPhone
10 5 (0.78%) Private Cloud
11 4 (0.63%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.63%) BBC
11 4 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (0.63%) Replication
12 3 (0.47%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 103 (16.14%) Linux
2 30 (4.70%) Windows
3 27 (4.23%) Apple iOS
4 21 (3.29%) Android
5 20 (3.13%) Unix
6 6 (0.94%) VMS
6 6 (0.94%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.47%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (32.13%) MVC
2 187 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
3 123 (19.28%) Web Development
4 88 (13.79%) OO
5 74 (11.60%) OOP
6 70 (10.97%) E-Commerce
7 69 (10.82%) TDD
8 68 (10.66%) Unit Testing
9 62 (9.72%) ETL
9 62 (9.72%) SDLC
10 61 (9.56%) Business Intelligence
11 39 (6.11%) Software Engineering
12 35 (5.49%) Scrum
12 35 (5.49%) Workflow
13 34 (5.33%) Front End Development
14 31 (4.86%) Wealth Management
15 30 (4.70%) Mentoring
16 28 (4.39%) Performance Tuning
17 26 (4.08%) OOD
18 25 (3.92%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 303 (47.49%) JavaScript
2 295 (46.24%) SQL
3 256 (40.13%) C#
4 193 (30.25%) Java
5 122 (19.12%) PL/SQL
6 82 (12.85%) T-SQL
7 71 (11.13%) VB.NET
8 65 (10.19%) PHP
9 23 (3.61%) Python
10 22 (3.45%) Perl
11 21 (3.29%) C++
12 20 (3.13%) Shell Script
13 16 (2.51%) Objective-C
14 15 (2.35%) Apple Swift
15 12 (1.88%) VBA
16 10 (1.57%) Ruby
17 7 (1.10%) PowerShell
18 6 (0.94%) TypeScript
19 5 (0.78%) C
19 5 (0.78%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 185 (29.00%) Degree
2 9 (1.41%) OCP
2 9 (1.41%) Oracle Certification
3 6 (0.94%) Postgraduate
4 5 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.47%) MCP
5 3 (0.47%) MCTS
6 2 (0.31%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.31%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.31%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.16%) CISSP
7 1 (0.16%) GSEC
7 1 (0.16%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (5.33%) QA
2 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (1.10%) LXC
2 5 (0.78%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.47%) HDFS
4 1 (0.16%) Docker
4 1 (0.16%) KVM
4 1 (0.16%) Slurm Workload Manager
4 1 (0.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (0.16%) Mesos
Vendors
1 172 (26.96%) Oracle
2 72 (11.29%) Microsoft
3 12 (1.88%) Google
3 12 (1.88%) Tableau
4 10 (1.57%) Cognos
5 6 (0.94%) Blackboard
5 6 (0.94%) SAP
5 6 (0.94%) Sitecore
6 5 (0.78%) Adobe
6 5 (0.78%) Apple
6 5 (0.78%) Facebook
7 4 (0.63%) DevExpress
7 4 (0.63%) Sony
7 4 (0.63%) Yahoo!
7 4 (0.63%) Zend
8 3 (0.47%) Alteryx
8 3 (0.47%) IBM
8 3 (0.47%) Mapbox
9 2 (0.31%) Autodesk
10 1 (0.16%) Salesforce.com
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