The median annual salary for a Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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

Developer
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 370 305 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 37.99% 30.26% 29.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 39.66% 31.77% 30.71%
Number of salaries quoted 323 274 339
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 933 960 1218
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 95.79% 95.24% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 785 781 973
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,600
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +7.32%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 89 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Chelmsford +3 60 £45,000 +16.88% 11
Saffron Walden 0 27 £35,614 -30.51% 2
Brentwood +9 23 £47,500 +26.66% 4
Basildon 0 15 £55,000 +29.41% 3
Harlow +1 10 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Loughton - 8 £50,000 - 1
Witham - 7 £32,500 -
Southend-on-Sea 0 6 £55,000 +46.66%
Leigh-on-Sea 0 5 £35,000 +55.55%
Braintree +4 3 £42,500 +30.76%
Wickford 0 2 £29,000 -17.14%
Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 291 (40.81%) C#
2 282 (39.55%) HTML
2 282 (39.55%) SQL
3 280 (39.27%) .NET
4 276 (38.71%) JavaScript
5 267 (37.45%) CSS
6 257 (36.04%) MVC
7 249 (34.92%) Agile Software Development
8 233 (32.68%) Java
9 220 (30.86%) SQL Server
10 207 (29.03%) Degree
11 197 (27.63%) ASP.NET
12 167 (23.42%) Oracle
13 145 (20.34%) Web Development
14 140 (19.64%) Computer Science
15 119 (16.69%) Relational Database
16 117 (16.41%) PL/SQL
17 110 (15.43%) jQuery
18 109 (15.29%) Spring
19 108 (15.15%) OO
20 106 (14.87%) AngularJS
21 101 (14.17%) Java EE
22 98 (13.74%) Linux
23 93 (13.04%) MySQL
24 91 (12.76%) TDD
25 84 (11.78%) Microsoft
26 83 (11.64%) Finance
27 82 (11.50%) ASP.NET MVC
27 82 (11.50%) Oracle Database
28 81 (11.36%) Hibernate

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 75 (10.52%) JBoss
2 61 (8.56%) WebSphere
3 50 (7.01%) GlassFish
4 46 (6.45%) WebLogic
5 44 (6.17%) Tomcat
6 29 (4.07%) Apache
7 27 (3.79%) Apache Spark
8 25 (3.51%) IIS
9 19 (2.66%) CMS
10 17 (2.38%) Apache Pig
11 10 (1.40%) Sitecore CMS
12 9 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
12 9 (1.26%) WordPress
13 6 (0.84%) OpenStack
14 5 (0.70%) Apache Geronimo
14 5 (0.70%) nginx
14 5 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 4 (0.56%) Mule
15 4 (0.56%) Oracle Service Bus
15 4 (0.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (1.54%) Photoshop
2 6 (0.84%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.56%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.42%) Weka
5 2 (0.28%) Autodesk Inventor
5 2 (0.28%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.28%) Revit
6 1 (0.14%) InDesign
6 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (1.40%) Movex
1 10 (1.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.42%) osCommerce
5 2 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.28%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
5 2 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.14%) Magento
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.95%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (2.24%) GitHub
4 12 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.98%) Internet
2 3 (0.42%) Intranet
3 2 (0.28%) HTTP
3 2 (0.28%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.14%) DHCP
4 1 (0.14%) DNS
4 1 (0.14%) SSL
4 1 (0.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (30.86%) SQL Server
2 119 (16.69%) Relational Database
3 93 (13.04%) MySQL
4 82 (11.50%) Oracle Database
5 78 (10.94%) RDBMS
6 51 (7.15%) SQL Server 2008
7 50 (7.01%) NoSQL
8 41 (5.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 39 (5.47%) Data Warehouse
10 38 (5.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 36 (5.05%) MongoDB
12 35 (4.91%) CouchDB
12 35 (4.91%) SQL Server 2012
13 25 (3.51%) Big Data
13 25 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
14 18 (2.52%) PostgreSQL
15 17 (2.38%) Hadoop
15 17 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
15 17 (2.38%) Oracle Database 12c
15 17 (2.38%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 79 (11.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 78 (10.94%) Git (software)
3 77 (10.80%) Maven
4 65 (9.12%) Visual Studio
5 63 (8.84%) Ant
6 49 (6.87%) Gradle
7 20 (2.81%) Subversion
8 16 (2.24%) Xcode
9 11 (1.54%) JUnit
10 9 (1.26%) JIRA
11 6 (0.84%) gulp
12 5 (0.70%) TeamCity
13 4 (0.56%) Jenkins
14 3 (0.42%) Hudson
14 3 (0.42%) jMock
14 3 (0.42%) Mockito
15 2 (0.28%) Jasmine
15 2 (0.28%) Mocha
15 2 (0.28%) PHPUnit
15 2 (0.28%) Selenium
General
1 83 (11.64%) Finance
2 34 (4.77%) Automotive
3 32 (4.49%) Marketing
4 20 (2.81%) Advertising
5 11 (1.54%) Electronics
5 11 (1.54%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.40%) Telecoms
7 7 (0.98%) Back Office
7 7 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (0.84%) Banking
9 4 (0.56%) Games
10 3 (0.42%) Retail
11 2 (0.28%) Legal
12 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 282 (39.55%) HTML
2 280 (39.27%) .NET
3 267 (37.45%) CSS
4 197 (27.63%) ASP.NET
5 110 (15.43%) jQuery
6 109 (15.29%) Spring
7 106 (14.87%) AngularJS
8 101 (14.17%) Java EE
9 82 (11.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 81 (11.36%) Hibernate
11 80 (11.22%) J2EE
12 77 (10.80%) Ajax
12 77 (10.80%) HTML5
13 75 (10.52%) .NET Framework
14 73 (10.24%) Spring MVC
15 65 (9.12%) ASP.NET Web API
16 64 (8.98%) Web Services
17 60 (8.42%) XML
18 59 (8.27%) SOAP
19 58 (8.13%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 140 (19.64%) Computer Science
2 47 (6.59%) Greenfield Project
3 38 (5.33%) Enterprise Software
4 23 (3.23%) Mobile App
5 20 (2.81%) User Experience
6 19 (2.66%) iPad
6 19 (2.66%) N-Tier
7 15 (2.10%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (0.98%) Contactless
8 7 (0.98%) EMV
8 7 (0.98%) Management Information System
8 7 (0.98%) Smartcard
9 6 (0.84%) BBC
9 6 (0.84%) Digital Media
9 6 (0.84%) Fintech
9 6 (0.84%) iPhone
9 6 (0.84%) LIMS
9 6 (0.84%) Social Media
10 5 (0.70%) Private Cloud
11 4 (0.56%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 98 (13.74%) Linux
2 39 (5.47%) Windows
3 36 (5.05%) Apple iOS
4 24 (3.37%) Android
4 24 (3.37%) Unix
5 10 (1.40%) VMS
6 4 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.42%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.42%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (36.04%) MVC
2 249 (34.92%) Agile Software Development
3 145 (20.34%) Web Development
4 108 (15.15%) OO
5 91 (12.76%) TDD
6 66 (9.26%) ETL
7 65 (9.12%) OOP
8 64 (8.98%) Business Intelligence
9 58 (8.13%) E-Commerce
10 53 (7.43%) Unit Testing
11 45 (6.31%) Software Engineering
12 44 (6.17%) Front End Development
13 42 (5.89%) Scrum
14 41 (5.75%) Performance Tuning
15 40 (5.61%) SDLC
16 33 (4.63%) Mentoring
16 33 (4.63%) Web Application Development
17 32 (4.49%) Mathematics
17 32 (4.49%) Test Automation
18 28 (3.93%) Informatics
Programming Languages
1 291 (40.81%) C#
2 282 (39.55%) SQL
3 276 (38.71%) JavaScript
4 233 (32.68%) Java
5 117 (16.41%) PL/SQL
6 64 (8.98%) T-SQL
7 63 (8.84%) VB.NET
8 57 (7.99%) PHP
9 29 (4.07%) Python
10 25 (3.51%) Perl
11 22 (3.09%) Apple Swift
12 21 (2.95%) Shell Script
13 20 (2.81%) C
14 18 (2.52%) C++
14 18 (2.52%) Objective-C
15 13 (1.82%) Ruby
16 11 (1.54%) Delphi
17 4 (0.56%) VBScript
17 4 (0.56%) XPath
18 3 (0.42%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 207 (29.03%) Degree
2 59 (8.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (1.82%) Master's Degree
4 10 (1.40%) Postgraduate
5 8 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.84%) OCP
6 6 (0.84%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (0.42%) MCP
7 3 (0.42%) MCTS
8 1 (0.14%) CISSP
8 1 (0.14%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.14%) GSEC
8 1 (0.14%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.14%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.14%) PhD
8 1 (0.14%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.14%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.23%) QA
2 4 (0.56%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (1.54%) LXC
2 3 (0.42%) HDFS
3 1 (0.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.14%) Docker
3 1 (0.14%) KVM
3 1 (0.14%) Slurm Workload Manager
3 1 (0.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (0.28%) cPanel
2 1 (0.14%) Mesos
Vendors
1 167 (23.42%) Oracle
2 84 (11.78%) Microsoft
3 12 (1.68%) Google
4 11 (1.54%) Facebook
4 11 (1.54%) Sitecore
5 10 (1.40%) SAP
6 6 (0.84%) Apple
6 6 (0.84%) Cognos
6 6 (0.84%) Sony
6 6 (0.84%) Yahoo!
7 5 (0.70%) DevExpress
7 5 (0.70%) PayPal
8 4 (0.56%) Adobe
8 4 (0.56%) Tableau
8 4 (0.56%) WSO2
9 3 (0.42%) Alteryx
9 3 (0.42%) IBM
9 3 (0.42%) Twitter
10 2 (0.28%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.28%) Xamarin
Harlow, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Billericay, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Billericay, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Gym, Health Care & Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Hurren and Hope
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon, Essex
Eurobase People
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens, flexi time, pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
Vadis People
Salary: c£43,000 to £50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Colchester
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Vadis People Services Ltd
Posted: 7 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Market Standards
Posted: 6 days ago
Basildon
Cognizant
Posted: 7 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Comms Express
Salary: From £20,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Comms Express
Salary: From £28,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Colchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Loughton, Essex
Movex Logistics Ltd
Posted: 20 days ago
Saffron Walden, Cambridgeshire
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £35-45,000 + Bens
Posted: 23 days ago
Essex
People Source Consulting
Salary: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 17 days ago