Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Junior Developer was £24,500 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 92 73
Rank change year-on-year +27 -19 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 45 46 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.21% 2.18% 3.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.39% 2.35% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 42 44 74
Essex median annual salary £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.00% - -9.09%
10th Percentile £17,800 £20,825 £21,250
90th Percentile £49,125 £41,000 £30,175
East of England median annual salary £30,000 £28,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +12.00% -

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 1329 1960 2525
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.93% 92.80% 95.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1135 1505 1874
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £23,100 £26,350 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £65,339
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 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 +3 15 £37,500 +87.50%
Colchester +9 8 £23,000 -8.00%
Loughton - 6 £50,000 -
Southend-on-Sea +17 5 £20,000 -20.00%
Witham - 5 £22,000 -
Brentwood +19 1 £23,500 -41.25%
Basildon - 1 £25,000 -
Junior Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Junior 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 Junior Developer in the job title.

1 29 (64.44%) HTML
2 28 (62.22%) CSS
3 26 (57.78%) JavaScript
4 21 (46.67%) Java
4 21 (46.67%) SQL Server
4 21 (46.67%) AngularJS
5 20 (44.44%) C#
6 17 (37.78%) Web Development
6 17 (37.78%) jQuery
6 17 (37.78%) Front End Development
7 15 (33.33%) HTML5
7 15 (33.33%) CSS3
7 15 (33.33%) SQL
7 15 (33.33%) .NET
7 15 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (31.11%) Sass
9 13 (28.89%) Automotive
9 13 (28.89%) ASP.NET
10 11 (24.44%) MVC
11 10 (22.22%) PHP
11 10 (22.22%) SDLC
12 9 (20.00%) Degree
12 9 (20.00%) MySQL
13 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
13 8 (17.78%) XML
13 8 (17.78%) Computer Science
13 8 (17.78%) Node.js
13 8 (17.78%) REST
13 8 (17.78%) User Experience
14 7 (15.56%) gulp

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 3 (6.67%) JBoss
2 2 (4.44%) CMS
2 2 (4.44%) Joomla!
3 1 (2.22%) Drupal
3 1 (2.22%) IIS
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.22%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.56%) npm
2 5 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) HTTP
1 1 (2.22%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.00%) MySQL
3 5 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.22%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Bower
1 7 (15.56%) Git (software)
1 7 (15.56%) Grunt
1 7 (15.56%) gulp
2 4 (8.89%) Subversion
3 3 (6.67%) JUnit
4 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.22%) Selenium
General
1 13 (28.89%) Automotive
2 7 (15.56%) Advertising
3 4 (8.89%) Finance
4 1 (2.22%) Games
4 1 (2.22%) Marketing
4 1 (2.22%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (64.44%) HTML
2 28 (62.22%) CSS
3 21 (46.67%) AngularJS
4 17 (37.78%) jQuery
5 15 (33.33%) .NET
5 15 (33.33%) CSS3
5 15 (33.33%) HTML5
6 14 (31.11%) Sass
7 13 (28.89%) ASP.NET
8 8 (17.78%) Node.js
8 8 (17.78%) REST
8 8 (17.78%) XML
9 7 (15.56%) Express
9 7 (15.56%) LESS
9 7 (15.56%) SOAP
10 6 (13.33%) React
11 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
11 5 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (8.89%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Computer Science
1 8 (17.78%) User Experience
2 1 (2.22%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) Android
2 5 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.22%) Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) Front End Development
1 17 (37.78%) Web Development
2 15 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (24.44%) MVC
4 10 (22.22%) SDLC
5 7 (15.56%) Code Optimisation
5 7 (15.56%) Web Design
6 5 (11.11%) Logistics
6 5 (11.11%) Web Application Development
7 3 (6.67%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.22%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.22%) Content Management
8 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
8 1 (2.22%) Pair Programming
8 1 (2.22%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (2.22%) Risk Management
8 1 (2.22%) Scrum
8 1 (2.22%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.22%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 26 (57.78%) JavaScript
2 21 (46.67%) Java
3 20 (44.44%) C#
4 15 (33.33%) SQL
5 10 (22.22%) PHP
6 5 (11.11%) Apple Swift
7 4 (8.89%) R
8 1 (2.22%) Delphi
8 1 (2.22%) PHP 7
8 1 (2.22%) Python
8 1 (2.22%) XAML
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.22%) Numerate Degree
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft