Period
to 17 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Junior Developer was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 92 83
Rank change year-on-year +52 -9 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Junior Developer 62 34 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.90% 2.20% 2.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.10% 2.28% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 63 30 55
Essex median annual salary £25,000 £37,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +50.00% -
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,250 £20,850
90th Percentile £31,000 £50,000 £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 1,216 1,491 1,978
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.05% 96.44% 93.70%
Number of salaries quoted 993 1,252 1,547
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £21,250 £24,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 17 October 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 17 October 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
Chelmsford +13 14 £24,000 -36.00% 1
Colchester +15 8 £28,750 +27.78% 3
Southend-on-Sea - 7 £20,000 -
Witham - 7 £22,000 -
Wickford - 6 £26,000 -
Basildon -6 4 £26,250 +5.00% 1
Brentwood +10 1 £35,000 +48.94%
Braintree - 1 £26,000 - 1
Junior Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 38 (61.29%) Java
1 38 (61.29%) SQL Server
2 34 (54.84%) SQL
3 22 (35.48%) Degree
3 22 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (32.26%) Computer Science
4 20 (32.26%) C#
5 19 (30.65%) Computer Science Degree
6 18 (29.03%) JavaScript
6 18 (29.03%) Automotive
7 16 (25.81%) jQuery
8 14 (22.58%) Git (software)
9 13 (20.97%) MySQL
10 12 (19.35%) J2EE
10 12 (19.35%) OO
10 12 (19.35%) MVC
10 12 (19.35%) Java EE
10 12 (19.35%) Spring
10 12 (19.35%) Software Engineering
11 11 (17.74%) CSS
11 11 (17.74%) HTML
11 11 (17.74%) .NET
12 10 (16.13%) PHP
12 10 (16.13%) Finance
13 9 (14.52%) JPA
13 9 (14.52%) Unit Testing
13 9 (14.52%) Pair Programming
13 9 (14.52%) Subversion
13 9 (14.52%) Hibernate
13 9 (14.52%) C++

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 (4.84%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (61.29%) SQL Server
2 13 (20.97%) MySQL
3 5 (8.06%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.61%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (22.58%) Git (software)
2 9 (14.52%) JUnit
2 9 (14.52%) Subversion
2 9 (14.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (29.03%) Automotive
2 10 (16.13%) Finance
3 1 (1.61%) Games
3 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.81%) jQuery
2 12 (19.35%) J2EE
2 12 (19.35%) Java EE
2 12 (19.35%) Spring
3 11 (17.74%) .NET
3 11 (17.74%) CSS
3 11 (17.74%) HTML
4 9 (14.52%) ASP.NET
4 9 (14.52%) Hibernate
4 9 (14.52%) JPA
4 9 (14.52%) Struts
5 6 (9.68%) Java SE
5 6 (9.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (8.06%) Sass
7 3 (4.84%) Ajax
7 3 (4.84%) JSP
7 3 (4.84%) Servlets
7 3 (4.84%) Spring MVC
7 3 (4.84%) Swing
8 2 (3.23%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (32.26%) Computer Science
2 7 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.61%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.84%) Windows
2 1 (1.61%) Android
2 1 (1.61%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (19.35%) MVC
2 12 (19.35%) OO
2 12 (19.35%) Software Engineering
3 9 (14.52%) Pair Programming
3 9 (14.52%) Unit Testing
4 7 (11.29%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (9.68%) Front End Development
5 6 (9.68%) TDD
6 5 (8.06%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (8.06%) Web Design
7 3 (4.84%) E-Commerce
7 3 (4.84%) OOP
7 3 (4.84%) Open Source
8 2 (3.23%) Web Development
9 1 (1.61%) Android Development
9 1 (1.61%) Data Analysis
9 1 (1.61%) iOS Development
9 1 (1.61%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (61.29%) Java
2 34 (54.84%) SQL
3 20 (32.26%) C#
4 18 (29.03%) JavaScript
5 10 (16.13%) PHP
6 9 (14.52%) C++
7 6 (9.68%) Java 8
7 6 (9.68%) T-SQL
8 3 (4.84%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.61%) Delphi
9 1 (1.61%) Perl
9 1 (1.61%) VB
9 1 (1.61%) X++
Qualifications
1 22 (35.48%) Degree
2 19 (30.65%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (4.84%) Oracle
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.61%) Xamarin