The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Developer
Rank 22 39 71
Rank change year-on-year +17 +32  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 85 73 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 8.38% 6.78% 2.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.84% 6.97% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 65 72 24
Median salary £50,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% +15.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,729 £47,500 £36,450
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 962 1047 1178
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 94.87% 97.21% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 731 810 944
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex that featured Senior Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester -7 18 £52,500 -8.69% 2
Chelmsford -12 13 £50,000 -23.07% 1
Saffron Walden +1 8 £39,729 -16.36% 3
Braintree - 5 £45,000 -
Witham - 3 £47,500 -
Brentwood - 2 £55,000 -
Harlow - 1 £50,000 -
Senior Developer
East of England

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Senior 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 Senior Developer in the job title.

1 77 (57.89%) Java
2 74 (55.64%) Degree
3 68 (51.13%) Computer Science
4 64 (48.12%) Agile Software Development
5 61 (45.86%) JavaScript
6 52 (39.10%) JBoss
6 52 (39.10%) MVC
6 52 (39.10%) Relational Database
7 51 (38.35%) HTML
8 49 (36.84%) Oracle
9 47 (35.34%) SQL
9 47 (35.34%) Java EE
10 46 (34.59%) J2EE
11 44 (33.08%) CSS
12 41 (30.83%) WebSphere
13 40 (30.08%) Hibernate
14 38 (28.57%) OO
15 36 (27.07%) WebLogic
16 35 (26.32%) C#
17 31 (23.31%) .NET
17 31 (23.31%) OOP
18 30 (22.56%) SQL Server
18 30 (22.56%) Maven
19 29 (21.80%) Ant
19 29 (21.80%) PL/SQL
19 29 (21.80%) RDBMS
19 29 (21.80%) GlassFish
20 28 (21.05%) Spring
20 28 (21.05%) JMS
21 27 (20.30%) Software Engineering

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 52 (39.10%) JBoss
2 41 (30.83%) WebSphere
3 36 (27.07%) WebLogic
4 29 (21.80%) GlassFish
5 13 (9.77%) Apache
6 12 (9.02%) Apache Spark
7 10 (7.52%) Tomcat
8 6 (4.51%) Apache Pig
8 6 (4.51%) Moodle
8 6 (4.51%) SharePoint
9 5 (3.76%) Apache Geronimo
9 5 (3.76%) OpenStack
10 4 (3.01%) IIS
11 1 (0.75%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (8.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.50%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.50%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.75%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.51%) GitHub
3 2 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.75%) HTTP
1 1 (0.75%) SSL
1 1 (0.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (39.10%) Relational Database
2 30 (22.56%) SQL Server
3 29 (21.80%) RDBMS
4 21 (15.79%) Oracle Database
5 16 (12.03%) MySQL
6 12 (9.02%) CouchDB
6 12 (9.02%) MongoDB
6 12 (9.02%) NoSQL
7 10 (7.52%) Big Data
8 8 (6.02%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (4.51%) Hadoop
10 5 (3.76%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (2.26%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (1.50%) JasperReports
12 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2014
13 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.75%) Mahout
13 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 30 (22.56%) Maven
2 29 (21.80%) Ant
3 22 (16.54%) Gradle
4 14 (10.53%) Git (software)
5 6 (4.51%) Jenkins
5 6 (4.51%) Moq
5 6 (4.51%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (4.51%) Selenium
5 6 (4.51%) SpecFlow
5 6 (4.51%) Xcode
6 5 (3.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (3.01%) JUnit
8 3 (2.26%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.50%) jMock
9 2 (1.50%) Mockito
9 2 (1.50%) MSTest
9 2 (1.50%) Rhino Mocks
9 2 (1.50%) Subversion
10 1 (0.75%) JIRA
General
1 17 (12.78%) Automotive
2 3 (2.26%) Advertising
2 3 (2.26%) Finance
3 1 (0.75%) Electronics
3 1 (0.75%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (38.35%) HTML
2 47 (35.34%) Java EE
3 46 (34.59%) J2EE
4 44 (33.08%) CSS
5 40 (30.08%) Hibernate
6 31 (23.31%) .NET
7 28 (21.05%) JMS
7 28 (21.05%) Spring
8 26 (19.55%) Ajax
9 24 (18.05%) ASP.NET
10 23 (17.29%) Swing
11 17 (12.78%) Spring MVC
11 17 (12.78%) Web Services
12 13 (9.77%) JPA
13 12 (9.02%) HTML5
14 11 (8.27%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (8.27%) Java SE
15 10 (7.52%) .NET Framework
15 10 (7.52%) ASP.NET Web API
16 8 (6.02%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 68 (51.13%) Computer Science
2 9 (6.77%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.51%) Learning Management System
3 6 (4.51%) VLE
4 5 (3.76%) Private Cloud
5 4 (3.01%) iPad
6 2 (1.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.75%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.78%) Linux
2 10 (7.52%) Windows
3 6 (4.51%) VMS
3 6 (4.51%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.01%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (48.12%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (39.10%) MVC
3 38 (28.57%) OO
4 31 (23.31%) OOP
5 27 (20.30%) Software Engineering
6 23 (17.29%) Unit Testing
7 21 (15.79%) TDD
8 20 (15.04%) E-Commerce
9 17 (12.78%) Web Development
10 16 (12.03%) Open Source
11 11 (8.27%) Informatics
12 10 (7.52%) SDLC
13 9 (6.77%) Mentoring
14 8 (6.02%) Scrum
15 7 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
16 6 (4.51%) Bioinformatics
16 6 (4.51%) Business Analysis
16 6 (4.51%) Test Automation
16 6 (4.51%) Visualisation
16 6 (4.51%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 77 (57.89%) Java
2 61 (45.86%) JavaScript
3 47 (35.34%) SQL
4 35 (26.32%) C#
5 29 (21.80%) PL/SQL
6 16 (12.03%) T-SQL
7 8 (6.02%) Python
8 6 (4.51%) Objective-C
8 6 (4.51%) Perl
8 6 (4.51%) PHP
8 6 (4.51%) PowerShell
8 6 (4.51%) Shell Script
9 4 (3.01%) Apple Swift
10 2 (1.50%) C++
10 2 (1.50%) XAML
11 1 (0.75%) C
11 1 (0.75%) Ruby
11 1 (0.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 74 (55.64%) Degree
2 6 (4.51%) Postgraduate
3 3 (2.26%) MCP
3 3 (2.26%) MCTS
3 3 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (4.51%) LXC
2 1 (0.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.75%) HDFS
Vendors
1 49 (36.84%) Oracle
2 14 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.51%) Blackboard
3 6 (4.51%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.50%) Adobe
4 2 (1.50%) Google
5 1 (0.75%) Alteryx
5 1 (0.75%) Tableau
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