Period
to 19 May 2019

The median annual salary for a Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 19 May 2019.

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
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 311 497 698
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 37.47% 33.69% 35.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 39.12% 34.49% 37.21%
Number of salaries quoted 258 445 619
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,500 £28,200
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £61,250
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -

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 795 1,441 1,876
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 97.69% 95.81%
Number of salaries quoted 624 1,233 1,462
Essex median annual salary £42,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.70% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £23,000 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +1.12%

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 19 May 2019.

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 19 May 2019. 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 +3 79 £43,322 -8.80% 12
Colchester +1 71 £40,000 -11.11% 14
Basildon 0 19 £42,000 -1.18% 2
Witham +2 13 £40,000 -8.05% 4
Southend-on-Sea -9 11 £22,500 +12.50% 5
Wickford +5 9 £48,750 +14.71% 1
Purfleet - 6 £38,750 - 1
Braintree - 5 £45,000 -
Loughton -3 4 £45,500 -4.21% 4
Brentwood -11 3 £50,000 +17.65% 2
Epping +2 2 £43,750 +6.06%
Saffron Walden 0 2 £35,500 -35.45% 10
Harlow -4 2 £42,500 -34.62% 4
Thurrock 0 1 £27,631 -26.32%
Rayleigh -1 1 £55,000 +37.50%
Dunmow - 1 £40,000 - 1
Stanford-le-Hope - 1 £42,000 - 2
Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 19 May 2019, 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.

1 176 (56.59%) JavaScript
2 169 (54.34%) HTML
3 140 (45.02%) CSS
4 124 (39.87%) SQL
5 120 (38.59%) C#
6 111 (35.69%) SQL Server
7 109 (35.05%) .NET
8 87 (27.97%) Agile Software Development
9 85 (27.33%) MVC
10 76 (24.44%) ASP.NET
10 76 (24.44%) Web Development
11 70 (22.51%) jQuery
12 68 (21.86%) MySQL
13 65 (20.90%) Linux
14 63 (20.26%) Finance
15 58 (18.65%) AngularJS
16 55 (17.68%) PHP
17 52 (16.72%) Java
18 48 (15.43%) HTML5
19 43 (13.83%) Visual Studio
20 40 (12.86%) Microsoft
20 40 (12.86%) OOP
21 39 (12.54%) T-SQL
22 37 (11.90%) Front End Development
23 36 (11.58%) Git (software)
24 33 (10.61%) Relational Database
25 30 (9.65%) Degree
25 30 (9.65%) SDLC
26 29 (9.32%) ASP.NET MVC
26 29 (9.32%) Ajax

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 18 (5.79%) JBoss
1 18 (5.79%) WebSphere
2 16 (5.14%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (3.86%) Apache
3 12 (3.86%) IIS
3 12 (3.86%) SharePoint
4 11 (3.54%) Tomcat
5 10 (3.22%) OpenStack
6 9 (2.89%) Apache Geronimo
6 9 (2.89%) GlassFish
7 8 (2.57%) Apache Spark
7 8 (2.57%) WebLogic
7 8 (2.57%) WordPress
8 6 (1.93%) Apache Pig
9 5 (1.61%) CMS
10 3 (0.96%) WildFly
11 2 (0.64%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.64%) nginx
12 1 (0.32%) Confluence
12 1 (0.32%) Jetty
Applications
1 10 (3.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (2.57%) Weka
3 5 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.32%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.32%) InVision
5 1 (0.32%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 5 (1.61%) Magento
2 2 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.64%) ProductWriter
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 23 (7.40%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (6.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (4.82%) Google Cloud Platform
4 11 (3.54%) Power Platform
5 10 (3.22%) GitHub
6 5 (1.61%) npm
6 5 (1.61%) SaaS
6 5 (1.61%) Yarn
7 4 (1.29%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (0.96%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.32%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.79%) Internet
2 2 (0.64%) SSL
2 2 (0.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (35.69%) SQL Server
2 68 (21.86%) MySQL
3 33 (10.61%) Relational Database
4 22 (7.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (6.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (3.86%) MongoDB
7 11 (3.54%) Power BI
8 10 (3.22%) Amazon Athena
8 10 (3.22%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (3.22%) NoSQL
8 10 (3.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (2.89%) Hadoop
9 9 (2.89%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (2.89%) QlikView
9 9 (2.89%) RDBMS
9 9 (2.89%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (2.89%) SQL Server 2016
10 8 (2.57%) Mahout
10 8 (2.57%) Neo4j
10 8 (2.57%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 43 (13.83%) Visual Studio
2 36 (11.58%) Git (software)
3 17 (5.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (4.82%) Ant
4 15 (4.82%) Gradle
4 15 (4.82%) Maven
5 12 (3.86%) Grunt
5 12 (3.86%) webpack
6 11 (3.54%) NUnit
7 8 (2.57%) gulp
8 6 (1.93%) Moq
8 6 (1.93%) Selenium
9 4 (1.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (1.29%) Subversion
10 3 (0.96%) Bitbucket
10 3 (0.96%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.96%) Visual Website Optimizer
11 2 (0.64%) JIRA
11 2 (0.64%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.64%) Robot Framework
General
1 63 (20.26%) Finance
2 15 (4.82%) Automotive
3 12 (3.86%) Retail
4 10 (3.22%) Financial Institution
5 8 (2.57%) Marketing
6 2 (0.64%) Games
6 2 (0.64%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.32%) Advertising
7 1 (0.32%) Back Office
7 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (54.34%) HTML
2 140 (45.02%) CSS
3 109 (35.05%) .NET
4 76 (24.44%) ASP.NET
5 70 (22.51%) jQuery
6 58 (18.65%) AngularJS
7 48 (15.43%) HTML5
8 29 (9.32%) Ajax
8 29 (9.32%) ASP.NET MVC
9 27 (8.68%) Symfony
9 27 (8.68%) XML
10 24 (7.72%) Spring
11 22 (7.07%) JSON
12 21 (6.75%) Laravel
12 21 (6.75%) React
13 20 (6.43%) CSS3
13 20 (6.43%) SOAP
14 19 (6.11%) Web Services
15 18 (5.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 17 (5.47%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.14%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (4.18%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (3.86%) User Experience
4 8 (2.57%) Social Media
5 6 (1.93%) iPhone
6 5 (1.61%) Private Cloud
6 5 (1.61%) Replication
7 3 (0.96%) Algorithms
7 3 (0.96%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.64%) Graphic Design
8 2 (0.64%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.64%) Social Network
9 1 (0.32%) Life Science
9 1 (0.32%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.32%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 65 (20.90%) Linux
2 17 (5.47%) Windows
3 8 (2.57%) Android
4 6 (1.93%) Windows Phone
5 3 (0.96%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.96%) Unix
6 2 (0.64%) CentOS
6 2 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.64%) SUSE
7 1 (0.32%) MVS
7 1 (0.32%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (27.97%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (27.33%) MVC
3 76 (24.44%) Web Development
4 40 (12.86%) OOP
5 37 (11.90%) Front End Development
6 30 (9.65%) SDLC
7 26 (8.36%) TDD
8 24 (7.72%) OO
9 19 (6.11%) Computer Science
10 18 (5.79%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (5.79%) Scrum
11 17 (5.47%) Problem-Solving
12 16 (5.14%) Analytics
12 16 (5.14%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (5.14%) E-Commerce
13 14 (4.50%) Regression Testing
14 13 (4.18%) Test Automation
15 12 (3.86%) Software Engineering
16 11 (3.54%) SOLID
17 10 (3.22%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 176 (56.59%) JavaScript
2 124 (39.87%) SQL
3 120 (38.59%) C#
4 55 (17.68%) PHP
5 52 (16.72%) Java
6 39 (12.54%) T-SQL
7 18 (5.79%) C
7 18 (5.79%) VB.NET
8 13 (4.18%) ES6
9 10 (3.22%) TypeScript
10 9 (2.89%) PL/SQL
11 8 (2.57%) C++
11 8 (2.57%) VBA
12 6 (1.93%) Python
13 5 (1.61%) VB
14 3 (0.96%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 3 (0.96%) Java 8
15 2 (0.64%) Java 9
15 2 (0.64%) PHP 7
15 2 (0.64%) R
Qualifications
1 30 (9.65%) Degree
2 3 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.64%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.82%) QA
2 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
System Software
1 18 (5.79%) Docker
2 10 (3.22%) Slurm Workload Manager
3 8 (2.57%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 10 (3.22%) Ansible
1 10 (3.22%) Kubernetes
1 10 (3.22%) Terraform
2 3 (0.96%) Kibana
2 3 (0.96%) logstash
3 2 (0.64%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 40 (12.86%) Microsoft
2 28 (9.00%) Oracle
3 23 (7.40%) Tableau
4 8 (2.57%) Alteryx
4 8 (2.57%) Google
4 8 (2.57%) Xamarin
5 6 (1.93%) Adobe
6 3 (0.96%) Hotjar
6 3 (0.96%) IBM
7 2 (0.64%) AppDynamics
7 2 (0.64%) Apple
7 2 (0.64%) Facebook
7 2 (0.64%) Sage
8 1 (0.32%) BEA
8 1 (0.32%) Blue Prism
8 1 (0.32%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.32%) Twitter
8 1 (0.32%) UiPath
8 1 (0.32%) webMethods
8 1 (0.32%) YouTube