Period
to 19 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior Developer was £24,000 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 93 73
Rank change year-on-year +40 -20 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 53 44 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.91% 2.41% 3.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.06% 2.50% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 52 42 62
Essex median annual salary £24,000 £30,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £17,500 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £32,500 £49,125 £33,750
East of England median annual salary £26,000 £30,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year -13.33% +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 1,306 1,761 1,948
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.24% 96.28% 95.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1,108 1,444 1,574
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £22,500 £25,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +5.88%

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 19 August 2018.

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 19 August 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 +22 14 £26,750 +13.83% 2
Chelmsford +6 12 £24,000 -36.00% 2
Southend-on-Sea - 9 £20,000 -
Witham - 4 £22,000 -
Basildon -7 3 £25,000 - 1
Wickford -4 2 £26,000 +8.33%
Brentwood - 1 £35,000 - 1
Junior Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, 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 36 (67.92%) SQL Server
2 35 (66.04%) Java
2 35 (66.04%) SQL
3 22 (41.51%) Degree
4 20 (37.74%) C#
5 19 (35.85%) JavaScript
5 19 (35.85%) Computer Science
6 16 (30.19%) Computer Science Degree
7 15 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (28.30%) J2EE
7 15 (28.30%) MySQL
8 14 (26.42%) MVC
8 14 (26.42%) Software Engineering
8 14 (26.42%) Spring
8 14 (26.42%) Java EE
9 13 (24.53%) Automotive
10 12 (22.64%) jQuery
10 12 (22.64%) Git (software)
11 10 (18.87%) Hibernate
11 10 (18.87%) HTML
11 10 (18.87%) CSS
11 10 (18.87%) OO
12 9 (16.98%) Struts
12 9 (16.98%) JUnit
12 9 (16.98%) Unit Testing
12 9 (16.98%) JPA
12 9 (16.98%) Pair Programming
12 9 (16.98%) Subversion
13 8 (15.09%) .NET
13 8 (15.09%) PHP

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 4 (7.55%) JBoss
2 1 (1.89%) GlassFish
2 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.89%) GitHub
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.89%) npm
1 1 (1.89%) Yarn
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (67.92%) SQL Server
2 15 (28.30%) MySQL
3 6 (11.32%) Relational Database
4 5 (9.43%) Oracle Database
5 4 (7.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (7.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.89%) Amazon Aurora
7 1 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (22.64%) Git (software)
2 9 (16.98%) JUnit
2 9 (16.98%) Subversion
3 7 (13.21%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.89%) Ant
4 1 (1.89%) Gradle
4 1 (1.89%) gulp
4 1 (1.89%) JIRA
4 1 (1.89%) Maven
General
1 13 (24.53%) Automotive
2 6 (11.32%) Finance
3 1 (1.89%) Advertising
3 1 (1.89%) Back Office
3 1 (1.89%) Games
3 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (28.30%) J2EE
2 14 (26.42%) Java EE
2 14 (26.42%) Spring
3 12 (22.64%) jQuery
4 10 (18.87%) CSS
4 10 (18.87%) Hibernate
4 10 (18.87%) HTML
5 9 (16.98%) JPA
5 9 (16.98%) Struts
6 8 (15.09%) .NET
7 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET
8 6 (11.32%) Java SE
9 5 (9.43%) Ajax
9 5 (9.43%) JSP
9 5 (9.43%) Servlets
9 5 (9.43%) Spring MVC
9 5 (9.43%) Swing
10 3 (5.66%) AngularJS
10 3 (5.66%) Sass
10 3 (5.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 19 (35.85%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (26.42%) MVC
2 14 (26.42%) Software Engineering
3 10 (18.87%) OO
4 9 (16.98%) Pair Programming
4 9 (16.98%) Unit Testing
5 6 (11.32%) TDD
6 5 (9.43%) E-Commerce
6 5 (9.43%) OOP
6 5 (9.43%) Open Source
7 3 (5.66%) Front End Development
7 3 (5.66%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (3.77%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (3.77%) Web Design
8 2 (3.77%) Web Development
9 1 (1.89%) API Development
9 1 (1.89%) Data Analysis
9 1 (1.89%) Data Modelling
9 1 (1.89%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 35 (66.04%) Java
1 35 (66.04%) SQL
2 20 (37.74%) C#
3 19 (35.85%) JavaScript
4 8 (15.09%) PHP
5 7 (13.21%) T-SQL
6 6 (11.32%) Java 8
7 5 (9.43%) C++
7 5 (9.43%) PL/SQL
8 3 (5.66%) Delphi
9 1 (1.89%) ES6
9 1 (1.89%) Perl
9 1 (1.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (41.51%) Degree
2 16 (30.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.89%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (9.43%) Oracle
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft