Period
to 21 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 21 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 476 714 632
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 33.12% 36.19% 30.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 34.20% 37.74% 31.23%
Number of salaries quoted 434 632 557
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £25,000 £28,374 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,375 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 1,392 1,892 2,024
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.87% 95.89% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1,202 1,514 1,609
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £24,775 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 June 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 June 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 -1 116 £43,750 - 22
Chelmsford -4 79 £45,000 +12.50% 16
Southend-on-Sea 0 46 £25,000 -52.38% 4
Harlow +1 39 £65,000 +30.00% 5
Basildon -2 39 £40,000 -27.27% 5
Brentwood +2 16 £50,000 +5.26%
Loughton 0 10 £43,750 -12.50% 1
Saffron Walden 0 10 £53,750 +35.29% 4
Wickford -6 10 £42,500 +46.55%
Rayleigh - 8 £40,000 - 1
Grays - 5 £40,000 - 1
Witham -6 2 £43,500 -3.33% 1
Epping - 2 £41,250 -
Billericay - 1 £41,250 - 1
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 June 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.

1 233 (48.95%) C#
2 226 (47.48%) SQL
3 204 (42.86%) .NET
3 204 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 197 (41.39%) JavaScript
5 173 (36.34%) HTML
6 168 (35.29%) MVC
7 158 (33.19%) Agile Software Development
8 157 (32.98%) CSS
9 154 (32.35%) ASP.NET
10 131 (27.52%) Java
11 124 (26.05%) Web Development
12 112 (23.53%) AngularJS
13 94 (19.75%) jQuery
13 94 (19.75%) TDD
14 92 (19.33%) Microsoft
15 89 (18.70%) Degree
16 78 (16.39%) ASP.NET MVC
17 70 (14.71%) Web Services
17 70 (14.71%) ASP.NET Web API
18 67 (14.08%) Git (software)
19 66 (13.87%) WCF
19 66 (13.87%) T-SQL
20 63 (13.24%) Spring
21 62 (13.03%) Finance
22 61 (12.82%) MySQL
22 61 (12.82%) RESTful
23 60 (12.61%) Computer Science
24 58 (12.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 58 (12.18%) E-Commerce

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 39 (8.19%) JBoss
2 26 (5.46%) WebSphere
3 21 (4.41%) Tomcat
4 17 (3.57%) Drupal
4 17 (3.57%) IIS
5 15 (3.15%) WordPress
6 14 (2.94%) CMS
6 14 (2.94%) WebLogic
7 12 (2.52%) Apache
8 11 (2.31%) SharePoint
9 9 (1.89%) GlassFish
10 6 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (1.05%) Joomla!
12 4 (0.84%) Apache Geronimo
12 4 (0.84%) Apache Pig
12 4 (0.84%) Apache Spark
12 4 (0.84%) Mule
12 4 (0.84%) Oracle Service Bus
12 4 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.84%) Zope
Applications
1 15 (3.15%) Photoshop
2 7 (1.47%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (1.26%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.84%) InDesign
4 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.84%) Weka
5 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (1.89%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (1.26%) Movex
3 4 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.63%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.21%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.21%) FastStats
6 1 (0.21%) FastStats PeopleStage
6 1 (0.21%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 24 (5.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (3.15%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.63%) GitHub
3 3 (0.63%) IaaS
3 3 (0.63%) PaaS
4 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.21%) npm
4 1 (0.21%) SaaS
4 1 (0.21%) Serverless
4 1 (0.21%) Slack
4 1 (0.21%) Veeva
4 1 (0.21%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.78%) Internet
2 14 (2.94%) HTTP
3 11 (2.31%) Extranet
4 9 (1.89%) Intranet
5 4 (0.84%) SMS
6 3 (0.63%) FTP
6 3 (0.63%) SSL
7 1 (0.21%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 61 (12.82%) MySQL
3 58 (12.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 53 (11.13%) Relational Database
4 53 (11.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 45 (9.45%) SQL Server 2016
6 32 (6.72%) Oracle Database
7 29 (6.09%) NoSQL
8 23 (4.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 20 (4.20%) Data Warehouse
10 16 (3.36%) MS Access
10 16 (3.36%) PostgreSQL
10 16 (3.36%) RDBMS
11 14 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
12 12 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (2.10%) SQL Server 2005
14 8 (1.68%) Big Data
14 8 (1.68%) Data Mining
15 7 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
16 6 (1.26%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 67 (14.08%) Git (software)
2 31 (6.51%) Visual Studio
3 20 (4.20%) Maven
4 17 (3.57%) Ant
4 17 (3.57%) Gradle
5 14 (2.94%) JIRA
6 11 (2.31%) gulp
6 11 (2.31%) JUnit
7 9 (1.89%) Grunt
7 9 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (1.68%) Subversion
9 6 (1.26%) Selenium
10 5 (1.05%) Jenkins
10 5 (1.05%) webpack
11 4 (0.84%) Dreamweaver
12 3 (0.63%) Bitbucket
13 2 (0.42%) Artifactory
13 2 (0.42%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.42%) SpecFlow
13 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 62 (13.03%) Finance
2 29 (6.09%) Advertising
3 23 (4.83%) Automotive
4 22 (4.62%) Retail
5 18 (3.78%) Marketing
6 17 (3.57%) Games
7 14 (2.94%) Manufacturing
8 9 (1.89%) Legal
9 5 (1.05%) Banking
9 5 (1.05%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.84%) Electronics
11 3 (0.63%) Back Office
12 2 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.42%) Publishing
13 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.21%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 204 (42.86%) .NET
2 173 (36.34%) HTML
3 157 (32.98%) CSS
4 154 (32.35%) ASP.NET
5 112 (23.53%) AngularJS
6 94 (19.75%) jQuery
7 78 (16.39%) ASP.NET MVC
8 70 (14.71%) ASP.NET Web API
8 70 (14.71%) Web Services
9 66 (13.87%) WCF
10 63 (13.24%) Spring
11 61 (12.82%) RESTful
12 56 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 53 (11.13%) HTML5
14 49 (10.29%) XML
15 44 (9.24%) CSS3
16 42 (8.82%) Java EE
17 41 (8.61%) Ajax
18 37 (7.77%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 35 (7.35%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 60 (12.61%) Computer Science
2 22 (4.62%) Greenfield Project
3 21 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (4.41%) User Experience
4 19 (3.99%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (2.52%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (2.31%) Life Science
7 10 (2.10%) Fintech
7 10 (2.10%) Virtual Team
8 6 (1.26%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.26%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.84%) Digital TV
9 4 (0.84%) Driving Licence
9 4 (0.84%) Freedom of Information
10 2 (0.42%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.21%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.21%) AS400
11 1 (0.21%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.21%) Reinsurance
11 1 (0.21%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 43 (9.03%) Linux
2 37 (7.77%) Windows
3 12 (2.52%) Windows Server
4 8 (1.68%) Android
4 8 (1.68%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.05%) Unix
6 3 (0.63%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (35.29%) MVC
2 158 (33.19%) Agile Software Development
3 124 (26.05%) Web Development
4 94 (19.75%) TDD
5 58 (12.18%) E-Commerce
6 52 (10.92%) OO
7 50 (10.50%) BDD
8 45 (9.45%) Front End Development
9 44 (9.24%) Web Application Development
10 43 (9.03%) Business Intelligence
11 36 (7.56%) Scrum
12 31 (6.51%) OOP
13 30 (6.30%) Problem-Solving
14 29 (6.09%) SDLC
15 28 (5.88%) Software Engineering
16 27 (5.67%) Kanban
17 26 (5.46%) ETL
18 18 (3.78%) Migration
18 18 (3.78%) Responsive Web Design
19 17 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 233 (48.95%) C#
2 226 (47.48%) SQL
3 197 (41.39%) JavaScript
4 131 (27.52%) Java
5 66 (13.87%) T-SQL
6 51 (10.71%) PHP
7 30 (6.30%) PL/SQL
8 23 (4.83%) VB
9 18 (3.78%) Python
10 17 (3.57%) Ruby
11 14 (2.94%) Delphi
12 13 (2.73%) Java 8
13 9 (1.89%) C
13 9 (1.89%) C++
14 8 (1.68%) VB.NET
15 7 (1.47%) VBA
15 7 (1.47%) XAML
16 6 (1.26%) Apple Swift
16 6 (1.26%) Perl
17 5 (1.05%) ES6
Qualifications
1 89 (18.70%) Degree
2 38 (7.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.26%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.21%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.21%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.21%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.68%) Data Quality
2 7 (1.47%) QA
3 1 (0.21%) MiFID
System Software
1 7 (1.47%) Docker
2 4 (0.84%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.84%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 92 (19.33%) Microsoft
2 52 (10.92%) Oracle
3 12 (2.52%) Tableau
3 12 (2.52%) Xamarin
4 9 (1.89%) DataCash
5 8 (1.68%) Adobe
5 8 (1.68%) SAP
6 4 (0.84%) Alteryx
6 4 (0.84%) WSO2
7 3 (0.63%) Google
8 2 (0.42%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.42%) RedGate
9 1 (0.21%) Facebook
9 1 (0.21%) New Relic
9 1 (0.21%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.21%) Sitecore