Period
to 20 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £53,750 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 40 34
Rank change year-on-year -15 -6 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 47 93 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.73% 6.20% 5.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.88% 6.44% 6.17%
Number of salaries quoted 42 75 94
Essex median annual salary £53,750 £50,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% -13.04% +15.00%
10th Percentile £42,625 £42,500 £41,625
90th Percentile £64,875 £60,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -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 1,210 1,445 1,995
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.03% 96.40% 93.57%
Number of salaries quoted 987 1,219 1,557
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 £24,200 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 20 October 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 20 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
Colchester +6 6 £52,500 - 1
Basildon -26 5 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Harlow +4 4 £55,000 -
Chelmsford -11 4 £70,000 +40.00% 1
Saffron Walden +3 2 £57,500 +61.46%
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £52,500 - 1
Brentwood +4 1 £65,000 +8.33%
Senior Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 22 (46.81%) Java
2 19 (40.43%) JavaScript
3 18 (38.30%) .NET
4 15 (31.91%) HTML
4 15 (31.91%) MVC
5 14 (29.79%) C#
5 14 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (27.66%) Web Services
7 12 (25.53%) CSS
8 10 (21.28%) SAP
9 9 (19.15%) SQL
10 8 (17.02%) ABAP
11 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
11 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
11 7 (14.89%) TDD
12 6 (12.77%) Spring
12 6 (12.77%) Web Development
12 6 (12.77%) Java EE
12 6 (12.77%) Degree
12 6 (12.77%) Spring MVC
12 6 (12.77%) Automotive
12 6 (12.77%) Scrum
12 6 (12.77%) VB.NET
12 6 (12.77%) REST
12 6 (12.77%) Relational Database
13 5 (10.64%) Amazon AWS
13 5 (10.64%) Oracle
13 5 (10.64%) BAPI
13 5 (10.64%) SOAP
13 5 (10.64%) RESTful

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 4 (8.51%) Apache
2 3 (6.38%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (6.38%) JBoss
2 3 (6.38%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.38%) WebLogic
2 3 (6.38%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.26%) Mule
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (4.26%) WordPress
4 1 (2.13%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.26%) SaaS
3 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) HTTP
1 2 (4.26%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.77%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.51%) MySQL
4 3 (6.38%) Big Data
4 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.13%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.13%) Informix
5 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.13%) Maven
2 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 6 (12.77%) Automotive
2 4 (8.51%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Marketing
3 3 (6.38%) Games
4 2 (4.26%) Electronics
4 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.26%) Publishing
4 2 (4.26%) Retail
4 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.13%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (38.30%) .NET
2 15 (31.91%) HTML
3 13 (27.66%) Web Services
4 12 (25.53%) CSS
5 6 (12.77%) Java EE
5 6 (12.77%) REST
5 6 (12.77%) Spring
5 6 (12.77%) Spring MVC
6 5 (10.64%) BAPI
6 5 (10.64%) jQuery
6 5 (10.64%) RESTful
6 5 (10.64%) SOAP
7 4 (8.51%) AngularJS
8 3 (6.38%) Ajax
8 3 (6.38%) JSP
8 3 (6.38%) Spring Boot
8 3 (6.38%) Spring Security
8 3 (6.38%) Swing
8 3 (6.38%) WCF
9 2 (4.26%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
1 2 (4.26%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.13%) Graphic Design
2 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) MVC
2 14 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (14.89%) TDD
4 6 (12.77%) Scrum
4 6 (12.77%) Web Development
5 4 (8.51%) API Design
5 4 (8.51%) Data Analysis
5 4 (8.51%) Front End Development
5 4 (8.51%) Kanban
5 4 (8.51%) Mentoring
5 4 (8.51%) OO
6 3 (6.38%) Analytics
6 3 (6.38%) Big Data Analytics
6 3 (6.38%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (6.38%) CRM
6 3 (6.38%) Data Analytics
6 3 (6.38%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (6.38%) OOP
6 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.38%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 22 (46.81%) Java
2 19 (40.43%) JavaScript
3 14 (29.79%) C#
4 9 (19.15%) SQL
5 8 (17.02%) ABAP
6 6 (12.77%) VB.NET
7 4 (8.51%) T-SQL
8 3 (6.38%) Java 8
8 3 (6.38%) PHP
9 2 (4.26%) C
9 2 (4.26%) Go
10 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.13%) C++
10 1 (2.13%) Perl
10 1 (2.13%) Python
10 1 (2.13%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (21.28%) SAP
2 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.64%) Oracle
4 2 (4.26%) WSO2
5 1 (2.13%) Google
5 1 (2.13%) Talend