Period
to 22 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Junior Developer was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

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

Junior Developer
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 42 78 103
Rank change year-on-year +36 +25 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 56 40 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 5.35% 2.88% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.54% 2.97% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 53 38 26
Essex median annual salary £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% -6.00% -
10th Percentile £21,000 £17,500 £20,875
90th Percentile £30,750 £41,250 £42,500
East of England median annual salary £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% +10.00%

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 1,010 1,347 1,794
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.56% 96.84% 94.52%
Number of salaries quoted 767 1,164 1,324
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% -1.10% +13.75%
10th Percentile £22,000 £23,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £68,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.26% +4.44% +1.12%

Junior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings that featured Junior Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Junior Developer in Essex

Junior Developer
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Junior Developer in Essex.

Salary trend for Junior Developer in Essex

Junior Developer
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Junior Developer in Essex over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Junior Developer in Essex

Junior 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 Junior Developer within the Essex region over the 6 months to 22 January 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 +1 10 £26,000 -30.67%
Wickford - 8 £26,000 -
Witham +15 6 £22,000 -
Colchester +13 6 £22,750 -9.00% 1
Southend-on-Sea +1 2 £23,750 +18.75% 1
Basildon -6 2 £28,750 +15.00%
Braintree - 1 £26,000 -
Junior Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, Junior 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 Junior Developer in the job title.

1 28 (50.00%) Java
2 25 (44.64%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (41.07%) SQL Server
4 18 (32.14%) JavaScript
4 18 (32.14%) Automotive
5 16 (28.57%) SQL
5 16 (28.57%) HTML
6 14 (25.00%) C#
6 14 (25.00%) CSS
7 12 (21.43%) Degree
7 12 (21.43%) PHP
8 11 (19.64%) .NET
8 11 (19.64%) Computer Science Degree
9 10 (17.86%) Finance
9 10 (17.86%) Computer Science
9 10 (17.86%) jQuery
10 9 (16.07%) Visual Studio
10 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET
11 8 (14.29%) C++
11 8 (14.29%) OO
11 8 (14.29%) Front End Development
12 7 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (12.50%) Git (software)
12 7 (12.50%) Web Development
12 7 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (12.50%) MySQL
12 7 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
13 6 (10.71%) Sass
13 6 (10.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 5 (8.93%) AngularJS

Junior 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 1 (1.79%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (41.07%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.50%) MySQL
3 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (16.07%) Visual Studio
2 7 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.57%) JUnit
3 2 (3.57%) Subversion
4 1 (1.79%) gulp
General
1 18 (32.14%) Automotive
2 10 (17.86%) Finance
3 2 (3.57%) Retail
4 1 (1.79%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (28.57%) HTML
2 14 (25.00%) CSS
3 11 (19.64%) .NET
4 10 (17.86%) jQuery
5 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET
6 6 (10.71%) Sass
6 6 (10.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (8.93%) AngularJS
8 3 (5.36%) Laravel
8 3 (5.36%) Symfony
9 2 (3.57%) CodeIgniter
9 2 (3.57%) Hibernate
9 2 (3.57%) HTML5
9 2 (3.57%) J2EE
9 2 (3.57%) Java EE
9 2 (3.57%) Java SE
9 2 (3.57%) JPA
9 2 (3.57%) Spring
9 2 (3.57%) Struts
10 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.79%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.57%) Linux
1 2 (3.57%) Windows
2 1 (1.79%) Android
2 1 (1.79%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (44.64%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (17.86%) Computer Science
3 8 (14.29%) Front End Development
3 8 (14.29%) OO
4 7 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (12.50%) Web Development
5 5 (8.93%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (8.93%) Web Design
6 3 (5.36%) MVC
6 3 (5.36%) Unit Testing
7 2 (3.57%) Pair Programming
7 2 (3.57%) Regression Testing
7 2 (3.57%) Software Engineering
7 2 (3.57%) TDD
8 1 (1.79%) Analytics
8 1 (1.79%) Android Development
8 1 (1.79%) ERP
8 1 (1.79%) Scrum
8 1 (1.79%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (50.00%) Java
2 18 (32.14%) JavaScript
3 16 (28.57%) SQL
4 14 (25.00%) C#
5 12 (21.43%) PHP
6 8 (14.29%) C++
7 2 (3.57%) Java 8
7 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.79%) Delphi
8 1 (1.79%) ES6
8 1 (1.79%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.79%) VB
8 1 (1.79%) X++
Qualifications
1 12 (21.43%) Degree
2 11 (19.64%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle
1 1 (1.79%) Xamarin