Period
to 20 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 20 October 2017.

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
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 500 600 690
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 33.42% 28.14% 26.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 35.04% 30.33% 28.20%
Number of salaries quoted 412 473 603
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £29,250 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £55,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 1427 1978 2447
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.39% 92.78% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1201 1542 1826
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,100 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 20 October 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 6 months to 20 October 2017. 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 +5 126 £45,000 +5.88% 9
Colchester 0 86 £43,500 +8.75% 6
Basildon +1 34 £55,000 +29.41%
Brentwood +10 32 £53,750 +13.16% 3
Harlow -3 28 £55,000 +15.79%
Saffron Walden -1 19 £40,000 -21.95%
Loughton - 13 £50,000 -
Southend-on-Sea 0 12 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Witham +8 9 £37,500 -16.67% 2
Wickford -1 6 £42,500 +21.43% 1
Billericay -10 1 £50,000 +42.86% 2
Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 254 (50.80%) C#
2 221 (44.20%) HTML
2 221 (44.20%) .NET
3 213 (42.60%) Agile Software Development
4 203 (40.60%) SQL
5 197 (39.40%) SQL Server
6 192 (38.40%) JavaScript
7 184 (36.80%) CSS
8 177 (35.40%) MVC
9 165 (33.00%) ASP.NET
10 130 (26.00%) Java
11 129 (25.80%) AngularJS
12 121 (24.20%) Web Development
12 121 (24.20%) Microsoft
13 99 (19.80%) Degree
14 97 (19.40%) jQuery
15 91 (18.20%) XML
16 82 (16.40%) Oracle
17 80 (16.00%) Spring
18 77 (15.40%) HTML5
19 73 (14.60%) Finance
20 70 (14.00%) RESTful
21 69 (13.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 68 (13.60%) ASP.NET MVC
22 68 (13.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 64 (12.80%) TDD
24 63 (12.60%) .NET Framework
25 61 (12.20%) ASP.NET Web API
26 60 (12.00%) Relational Database
27 59 (11.80%) Web Application Development

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 34 (6.80%) IIS
1 34 (6.80%) JBoss
2 21 (4.20%) CMS
3 17 (3.40%) WebLogic
4 16 (3.20%) WebSphere
5 14 (2.80%) Sitecore CMS
6 10 (2.00%) GlassFish
6 10 (2.00%) Tomcat
7 9 (1.80%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (1.60%) WildFly
9 6 (1.20%) Mule
9 6 (1.20%) Oracle Service Bus
9 6 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (1.00%) Joomla!
10 5 (1.00%) SharePoint
10 5 (1.00%) WordPress
11 2 (0.40%) Drupal
12 1 (0.20%) Apache
12 1 (0.20%) Umbraco
Applications
1 20 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (2.00%) MS Visio
3 9 (1.80%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (2.60%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (1.80%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (1.60%) Movex
4 3 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.40%) osCommerce
6 1 (0.20%) Cognos Controller
6 1 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.20%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
6 1 (0.20%) Magento
6 1 (0.20%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.20%) npm
2 12 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.80%) GitHub
5 1 (0.20%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.20%) Internet
2 8 (1.60%) FTP
3 3 (0.60%) HTTP
4 2 (0.40%) SMS
4 2 (0.40%) VoIP
5 1 (0.20%) DHCP
5 1 (0.20%) DNS
5 1 (0.20%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.20%) Extranet
5 1 (0.20%) Intranet
5 1 (0.20%) SSL
5 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 197 (39.40%) SQL Server
2 69 (13.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 68 (13.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 60 (12.00%) Relational Database
5 52 (10.40%) MySQL
6 38 (7.60%) Oracle Database
7 35 (7.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 30 (6.00%) SQL Server 2014
9 29 (5.80%) RDBMS
9 29 (5.80%) SQL Server 2012
10 28 (5.60%) Data Warehouse
10 28 (5.60%) SQL Server 2008
11 19 (3.80%) OLAP
12 18 (3.60%) SQL Server 2005
13 16 (3.20%) OLTP
13 16 (3.20%) SQL Server 2016
14 15 (3.00%) NoSQL
15 8 (1.60%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 8 (1.60%) QlikView
16 6 (1.20%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 51 (10.20%) Visual Studio
2 41 (8.20%) Git (software)
3 40 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 29 (5.80%) Maven
5 17 (3.40%) Ant
5 17 (3.40%) Gradle
5 17 (3.40%) webpack
6 14 (2.80%) Oracle Forms
6 14 (2.80%) Subversion
7 10 (2.00%) Grunt
8 9 (1.80%) TeamCity
9 7 (1.40%) Bower
9 7 (1.40%) gulp
10 6 (1.20%) JIRA
11 5 (1.00%) JUnit
11 5 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 3 (0.60%) jMock
12 3 (0.60%) Mockito
13 2 (0.40%) Selenium
13 2 (0.40%) Xcode
General
1 73 (14.60%) Finance
2 37 (7.40%) Marketing
3 25 (5.00%) Automotive
4 24 (4.80%) Advertising
5 21 (4.20%) Manufacturing
6 17 (3.40%) Retail
7 13 (2.60%) Banking
8 12 (2.40%) Electronics
8 12 (2.40%) Telecoms
9 10 (2.00%) Back Office
10 7 (1.40%) Games
10 7 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (1.00%) Multimedia
12 4 (0.80%) Legal
13 3 (0.60%) Publishing
14 1 (0.20%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 221 (44.20%) .NET
1 221 (44.20%) HTML
2 184 (36.80%) CSS
3 165 (33.00%) ASP.NET
4 129 (25.80%) AngularJS
5 97 (19.40%) jQuery
6 91 (18.20%) XML
7 80 (16.00%) Spring
8 77 (15.40%) HTML5
9 70 (14.00%) RESTful
10 68 (13.60%) ASP.NET MVC
11 63 (12.60%) .NET Framework
12 61 (12.20%) ASP.NET Web API
13 55 (11.00%) JSON
14 54 (10.80%) Entity Framework
15 51 (10.20%) Node.js
15 51 (10.20%) Web Services
16 50 (10.00%) Spring MVC
17 47 (9.40%) Java EE
18 43 (8.60%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 41 (8.20%) Computer Science
2 40 (8.00%) Greenfield Project
3 35 (7.00%) User Experience
4 26 (5.20%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (5.20%) Enterprise Software
5 22 (4.40%) Mobile App
6 9 (1.80%) Contactless
6 9 (1.80%) EMV
6 9 (1.80%) Life Science
6 9 (1.80%) Smartcard
7 8 (1.60%) Digital Media
8 6 (1.20%) Animation
8 6 (1.20%) iPad
8 6 (1.20%) Social Network
9 5 (1.00%) iPhone
9 5 (1.00%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.80%) Blog
10 4 (0.80%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.60%) CMDB
11 3 (0.60%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 37 (7.40%) Linux
2 31 (6.20%) Windows
3 21 (4.20%) Android
4 18 (3.60%) Apple iOS
5 13 (2.60%) Unix
6 10 (2.00%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.80%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (42.60%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (35.40%) MVC
3 121 (24.20%) Web Development
4 64 (12.80%) TDD
5 59 (11.80%) Web Application Development
6 47 (9.40%) ETL
7 45 (9.00%) OO
8 44 (8.80%) Front End Development
8 44 (8.80%) SDLC
9 42 (8.40%) Business Intelligence
10 39 (7.80%) Software Engineering
11 36 (7.20%) E-Commerce
12 34 (6.80%) Scrum
12 34 (6.80%) Unit Testing
13 23 (4.60%) Performance Tuning
14 22 (4.40%) BDD
15 19 (3.80%) Logistics
15 19 (3.80%) Mentoring
16 18 (3.60%) ERP
16 18 (3.60%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 254 (50.80%) C#
2 203 (40.60%) SQL
3 192 (38.40%) JavaScript
4 130 (26.00%) Java
5 59 (11.80%) T-SQL
6 43 (8.60%) VB.NET
7 36 (7.20%) C
8 35 (7.00%) PL/SQL
9 30 (6.00%) PHP
10 25 (5.00%) C++
11 23 (4.60%) Python
12 15 (3.00%) TypeScript
13 14 (2.80%) VBA
14 13 (2.60%) Perl
14 13 (2.60%) Ruby
15 11 (2.20%) Apple Swift
16 10 (2.00%) Shell Script
17 9 (1.80%) VBScript
18 6 (1.20%) Delphi
18 6 (1.20%) XPath
Qualifications
1 99 (19.80%) Degree
2 15 (3.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.80%) MCP
5 1 (0.20%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.20%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.60%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.00%) QA
3 1 (0.20%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 3 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 121 (24.20%) Microsoft
2 82 (16.40%) Oracle
3 15 (3.00%) Sitecore
4 12 (2.40%) SAP
5 10 (2.00%) JD Edwards
6 9 (1.80%) Cognizant
6 9 (1.80%) PeopleSoft
7 6 (1.20%) WSO2
7 6 (1.20%) Xamarin
8 4 (0.80%) Facebook
8 4 (0.80%) Google
8 4 (0.80%) PayPal
9 3 (0.60%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.60%) MKS
10 2 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.40%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.40%) Splunk
10 2 (0.40%) Twitter
11 1 (0.20%) Micro Focus
11 1 (0.20%) Sony