Period
to 18 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

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

Senior Developer
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 38 41
Rank change year-on-year -19 +3 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 40 85 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.44% 6.05% 5.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.56% 6.28% 5.77%
Number of salaries quoted 36 70 81
Essex median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% -4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £68,750
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +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 1,124 1,353 1,908
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.73% 96.37% 94.04%
Number of salaries quoted 854 1,156 1,439
Essex median annual salary £40,750 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.44% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £22,000 £23,875 £27,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £68,750
East of England median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% - +2.27%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Essex

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Senior Developer in Essex

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Essex over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in Essex

Senior 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 Senior Developer within the Essex region over the 6 months to 18 December 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 -12 5 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Colchester +8 4 £50,000 -14.89%
Harlow +7 4 £55,000 - 1
Basildon -20 4 £48,750 -15.22% 1
Witham +12 1 - - 1
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £50,000 -
Senior Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, Senior 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 Senior Developer in the job title.

1 18 (45.00%) .NET
2 16 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 15 (37.50%) Java
4 14 (35.00%) C#
5 13 (32.50%) HTML
5 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (30.00%) CSS
7 11 (27.50%) MVC
8 10 (25.00%) Web Services
9 9 (22.50%) TDD
10 8 (20.00%) SAP
10 8 (20.00%) SQL
11 7 (17.50%) ABAP
11 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
11 7 (17.50%) jQuery
12 6 (15.00%) Automotive
12 6 (15.00%) Scrum
12 6 (15.00%) VB.NET
13 5 (12.50%) T-SQL
13 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET
13 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
13 5 (12.50%) BAPI
13 5 (12.50%) WCF
13 5 (12.50%) AngularJS
14 4 (10.00%) REST
14 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
14 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
14 4 (10.00%) API Design
14 4 (10.00%) Front End Development
14 4 (10.00%) Java EE

Senior 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 2 (5.00%) Apache
1 2 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (5.00%) JBoss
1 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (5.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (5.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.50%) Mule
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) Big Data
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.50%) OLTP
3 1 (2.50%) Power BI
3 1 (2.50%) SQL CLR
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.50%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.00%) Moq
2 2 (5.00%) NUnit
2 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.50%) ReSharper
3 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 6 (15.00%) Automotive
2 4 (10.00%) Finance
3 3 (7.50%) Retail
4 2 (5.00%) Publishing
5 1 (2.50%) Electronics
5 1 (2.50%) Games
5 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.50%) Marketing
5 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (45.00%) .NET
2 13 (32.50%) HTML
3 12 (30.00%) CSS
4 10 (25.00%) Web Services
5 7 (17.50%) jQuery
6 5 (12.50%) AngularJS
6 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 5 (12.50%) BAPI
6 5 (12.50%) WCF
7 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (10.00%) Java EE
7 4 (10.00%) REST
7 4 (10.00%) RESTful
7 4 (10.00%) Spring
7 4 (10.00%) Spring MVC
8 3 (7.50%) Ajax
8 3 (7.50%) JSON
8 3 (7.50%) SOAP
8 3 (7.50%) XML
9 2 (5.00%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (27.50%) MVC
3 9 (22.50%) TDD
4 6 (15.00%) Scrum
5 4 (10.00%) API Design
5 4 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 4 (10.00%) Front End Development
5 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 4 (10.00%) Refactoring
6 3 (7.50%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (7.50%) CRM
6 3 (7.50%) Kanban
6 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.50%) Web Development
6 3 (7.50%) Workflow
7 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.00%) IT Strategy
7 2 (5.00%) OO
7 2 (5.00%) OOP
7 2 (5.00%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 15 (37.50%) Java
3 14 (35.00%) C#
4 8 (20.00%) SQL
5 7 (17.50%) ABAP
6 6 (15.00%) VB.NET
7 5 (12.50%) T-SQL
8 2 (5.00%) C
8 2 (5.00%) Java 8
9 1 (2.50%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) SAP
2 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle
4 1 (2.50%) Talend
4 1 (2.50%) WSO2