Period
to 17 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 443 515 570
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 37.96% 36.97% 28.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 39.24% 38.35% 29.89%
Number of salaries quoted 373 436 433
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 £25,000 £23,800
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +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 1,129 1,343 1,907
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.74% 96.41% 94.03%
Number of salaries quoted 861 1,147 1,438
Essex median annual salary £41,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.78% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £22,000 £23,900 £27,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £68,750
East of England median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +2.27%

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 17 December 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 17 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 -1 103 £40,000 -13.98% 17
Colchester 0 84 £35,000 -19.54% 14
Basildon 0 51 £42,500 -5.56% 4
Southend-on-Sea -1 21 £23,750 +18.75% 11
Wickford +5 15 £35,000 -17.65% 1
Harlow -4 12 £55,000 -12.00% 3
Witham 0 10 £22,000 -49.43% 1
Brentwood -6 5 £51,250 +70.83% 3
Grays -1 3 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Braintree - 2 £28,000 - 1
Rayleigh -1 1 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Saffron Walden -6 1 £62,500 +31.58% 9
Epping - 1 £35,000 -
Waltham Abbey - 1 £60,000 -
Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 192 (43.34%) HTML
2 189 (42.66%) JavaScript
3 184 (41.53%) CSS
4 183 (41.31%) SQL
5 172 (38.83%) C#
6 169 (38.15%) .NET
7 166 (37.47%) SQL Server
8 147 (33.18%) Java
9 137 (30.93%) Agile Software Development
10 134 (30.25%) MVC
11 107 (24.15%) jQuery
12 102 (23.02%) Web Development
13 95 (21.44%) MySQL
14 91 (20.54%) ASP.NET
15 82 (18.51%) Microsoft
16 79 (17.83%) PHP
17 75 (16.93%) Degree
18 69 (15.58%) HTML5
19 66 (14.90%) Front End Development
20 58 (13.09%) Computer Science
21 57 (12.87%) Oracle
22 55 (12.42%) WebSphere
23 54 (12.19%) Spring
24 53 (11.96%) Finance
24 53 (11.96%) Git (software)
24 53 (11.96%) Problem-Solving
25 52 (11.74%) OO
26 51 (11.51%) Visual Studio
27 50 (11.29%) Web Services
27 50 (11.29%) AngularJS

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 55 (12.42%) WebSphere
2 31 (7.00%) JBoss
3 14 (3.16%) SharePoint
3 14 (3.16%) Tomcat
4 13 (2.93%) Apache
5 12 (2.71%) IIS
6 11 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (2.48%) WordPress
7 10 (2.26%) Apache Geronimo
7 10 (2.26%) Apache Spark
7 10 (2.26%) GlassFish
8 9 (2.03%) WildFly
9 7 (1.58%) Drupal
9 7 (1.58%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.68%) CMS
10 3 (0.68%) nginx
11 2 (0.45%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.23%) LiveCycle
12 1 (0.23%) Oracle Service Bus
12 1 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 10 (2.26%) Weka
2 8 (1.81%) Chatbot
2 8 (1.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.23%) InDesign
4 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (3.84%) Magento
2 2 (0.45%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.23%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.23%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.03%) SaaS
3 6 (1.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (0.68%) GitHub
5 1 (0.23%) AdWords
5 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.23%) Slack
5 1 (0.23%) Trello
5 1 (0.23%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.81%) Internet
2 7 (1.58%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (37.47%) SQL Server
2 95 (21.44%) MySQL
3 37 (8.35%) Relational Database
4 23 (5.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (4.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (3.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 13 (2.93%) Big Data
7 13 (2.93%) NoSQL
7 13 (2.93%) RDBMS
8 12 (2.71%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (2.48%) Hadoop
9 11 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (2.26%) Apache Hive
10 10 (2.26%) CouchDB
10 10 (2.26%) Mahout
10 10 (2.26%) MongoDB
10 10 (2.26%) Neo4j
10 10 (2.26%) Sqoop
11 8 (1.81%) Power BI
11 8 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 53 (11.96%) Git (software)
2 51 (11.51%) Visual Studio
3 14 (3.16%) Subversion
4 12 (2.71%) Maven
5 11 (2.48%) Ant
5 11 (2.48%) Gradle
6 9 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (1.58%) Robot Framework
8 6 (1.35%) JUnit
8 6 (1.35%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 3 (0.68%) NUnit
9 3 (0.68%) ReSharper
10 2 (0.45%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.45%) Moq
10 2 (0.45%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.23%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.23%) gulp
11 1 (0.23%) JIRA
11 1 (0.23%) Selenium
General
1 53 (11.96%) Finance
2 27 (6.09%) Automotive
3 12 (2.71%) Retail
4 8 (1.81%) Games
5 5 (1.13%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.90%) Advertising
6 4 (0.90%) Publishing
7 3 (0.68%) Law
7 3 (0.68%) Marketing
8 2 (0.45%) Back Office
8 2 (0.45%) Legal
9 1 (0.23%) Electronics
9 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (43.34%) HTML
2 184 (41.53%) CSS
3 169 (38.15%) .NET
4 107 (24.15%) jQuery
5 91 (20.54%) ASP.NET
6 69 (15.58%) HTML5
7 54 (12.19%) Spring
8 50 (11.29%) AngularJS
8 50 (11.29%) Web Services
9 46 (10.38%) Ajax
10 41 (9.26%) XML
11 39 (8.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 35 (7.90%) JSON
13 34 (7.67%) Spring MVC
14 33 (7.45%) CSS3
15 32 (7.22%) .NET Framework
16 31 (7.00%) SOAP
17 30 (6.77%) ASP.NET Web API
18 26 (5.87%) REST
18 26 (5.87%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (6.55%) AS400
2 29 (6.55%) iSeries
3 22 (4.97%) Self-Motivation
4 20 (4.51%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (3.16%) Social Media
6 8 (1.81%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.13%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.13%) Life Science
8 4 (0.90%) Fintech
8 4 (0.90%) User Experience
9 3 (0.68%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (0.68%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.45%) iPhone
10 2 (0.45%) Replication
11 1 (0.23%) Analytical Mindset
11 1 (0.23%) Online Gambling
11 1 (0.23%) Renewable Energy
11 1 (0.23%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 40 (9.03%) Linux
2 30 (6.77%) Windows
3 4 (0.90%) Android
4 3 (0.68%) CentOS
4 3 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.45%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.45%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (30.93%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (30.25%) MVC
3 102 (23.02%) Web Development
4 66 (14.90%) Front End Development
5 58 (13.09%) Computer Science
6 53 (11.96%) Problem-Solving
7 52 (11.74%) OO
8 44 (9.93%) OOP
8 44 (9.93%) TDD
9 41 (9.26%) E-Commerce
10 21 (4.74%) Business Intelligence
10 21 (4.74%) Software Engineering
11 19 (4.29%) Analytics
12 18 (4.06%) Mathematics
13 15 (3.39%) Scrum
14 14 (3.16%) Customer Requirements
14 14 (3.16%) SDLC
15 13 (2.93%) Artificial Intelligence
15 13 (2.93%) Creative Problem-Solving
15 13 (2.93%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 189 (42.66%) JavaScript
2 183 (41.31%) SQL
3 172 (38.83%) C#
4 147 (33.18%) Java
5 79 (17.83%) PHP
6 45 (10.16%) T-SQL
7 29 (6.55%) RPG
8 24 (5.42%) VB.NET
9 17 (3.84%) TypeScript
10 16 (3.61%) C++
11 12 (2.71%) PL/SQL
12 10 (2.26%) Python
13 8 (1.81%) Java 8
13 8 (1.81%) VBA
14 7 (1.58%) ABAP
15 6 (1.35%) PHP 5
16 5 (1.13%) C
16 5 (1.13%) Perl
16 5 (1.13%) Uniface
17 4 (0.90%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 75 (16.93%) Degree
2 37 (8.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.45%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.13%) QA
2 3 (0.68%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (3.16%) Docker
2 10 (2.26%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (1.81%) Kibana
1 8 (1.81%) logstash
2 6 (1.35%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 82 (18.51%) Microsoft
2 57 (12.87%) Oracle
3 16 (3.61%) Adobe
3 16 (3.61%) Tableau
4 10 (2.26%) Alteryx
4 10 (2.26%) IBM
5 8 (1.81%) Blue Prism
5 8 (1.81%) SAP
5 8 (1.81%) UiPath
6 7 (1.58%) AppDynamics
7 2 (0.45%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.23%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.23%) Sage
8 1 (0.23%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.23%) Talend
8 1 (0.23%) WSO2