Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 37 76
Rank change year-on-year -2 +39 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 79 120 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 5.54% 5.60% 2.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.83% 6.03% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 64 89 68
Essex median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% +15.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £42,875 £41,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +5.26%

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 1354 1989 2487
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.02% 92.86% 95.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1155 1529 1844
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £23,000 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £65,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

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 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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 +2 20 £50,000 +5.91%
Basildon +21 17 £57,500 +2.22%
Colchester -13 7 £52,500 -16.00%
Harlow - 7 £57,500 - 1
Brentwood - 4 £60,000 -
Saffron Walden -2 3 £47,500 -13.64%
Witham - 3 £55,000 -
Senior Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 49 (62.03%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (55.70%) Java
3 43 (54.43%) HTML
3 43 (54.43%) Spring
4 30 (37.97%) MVC
5 29 (36.71%) JavaScript
6 25 (31.65%) SQL
6 25 (31.65%) Java EE
7 24 (30.38%) CSS
8 22 (27.85%) Greenfield Project
9 21 (26.58%) JPA
9 21 (26.58%) C#
9 21 (26.58%) Hibernate
10 20 (25.32%) Finance
10 20 (25.32%) AngularJS
11 19 (24.05%) SDLC
12 18 (22.78%) Spring MVC
12 18 (22.78%) .NET
13 17 (21.52%) Oracle
13 17 (21.52%) TDD
14 16 (20.25%) J2EE
14 16 (20.25%) Struts
14 16 (20.25%) ASP.NET
14 16 (20.25%) JBoss
14 16 (20.25%) HTML5
15 15 (18.99%) EJB
16 14 (17.72%) Unit Testing
17 13 (16.46%) Oracle BPM
17 13 (16.46%) Oracle Database
17 13 (16.46%) Spring Batch

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 16 (20.25%) JBoss
2 9 (11.39%) WildFly
3 6 (7.59%) GlassFish
3 6 (7.59%) Tomcat
3 6 (7.59%) WebLogic
3 6 (7.59%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.80%) IIS
4 3 (3.80%) Mule
4 3 (3.80%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (3.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (2.53%) CMS
5 2 (2.53%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (16.46%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (11.39%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.46%) Oracle Database
2 11 (13.92%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.80%) MySQL
5 2 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.53%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.53%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.27%) OLAP
6 1 (1.27%) OLTP
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (15.19%) Git (software)
2 10 (12.66%) Maven
3 7 (8.86%) Ant
3 7 (8.86%) Gradle
4 4 (5.06%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.80%) jMock
5 3 (3.80%) JUnit
5 3 (3.80%) Mockito
5 3 (3.80%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.53%) git-flow
6 2 (2.53%) Subversion
7 1 (1.27%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.27%) Selenium
7 1 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (25.32%) Finance
2 13 (16.46%) Banking
3 12 (15.19%) Manufacturing
3 12 (15.19%) Retail
4 11 (13.92%) Advertising
5 10 (12.66%) Automotive
6 5 (6.33%) Marketing
7 3 (3.80%) Electronics
7 3 (3.80%) Telecoms
8 2 (2.53%) Back Office
8 2 (2.53%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (54.43%) HTML
1 43 (54.43%) Spring
2 25 (31.65%) Java EE
3 24 (30.38%) CSS
4 21 (26.58%) Hibernate
4 21 (26.58%) JPA
5 20 (25.32%) AngularJS
6 18 (22.78%) .NET
6 18 (22.78%) Spring MVC
7 16 (20.25%) ASP.NET
7 16 (20.25%) HTML5
7 16 (20.25%) J2EE
7 16 (20.25%) Struts
8 15 (18.99%) EJB
9 13 (16.46%) jBPM
9 13 (16.46%) Spring Batch
10 12 (15.19%) Middleware
11 9 (11.39%) Oracle Fusion
12 8 (10.13%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (8.86%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 22 (27.85%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (11.39%) Life Science
3 5 (6.33%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.80%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.53%) User Experience
6 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.27%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.80%) Android
1 3 (3.80%) Apple iOS
1 3 (3.80%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (62.03%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (37.97%) MVC
3 19 (24.05%) SDLC
4 17 (21.52%) TDD
5 14 (17.72%) Unit Testing
6 10 (12.66%) Software Engineering
6 10 (12.66%) Web Development
7 9 (11.39%) Information Management
7 9 (11.39%) Logistics
7 9 (11.39%) PLM
7 9 (11.39%) Time Management
7 9 (11.39%) Validation
8 7 (8.86%) Mentoring
9 6 (7.59%) Scrum
10 5 (6.33%) SOA
11 4 (5.06%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (5.06%) Digital Marketing
12 3 (3.80%) Android Development
12 3 (3.80%) Budget Control
12 3 (3.80%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 44 (55.70%) Java
2 29 (36.71%) JavaScript
3 25 (31.65%) SQL
4 21 (26.58%) C#
5 10 (12.66%) PHP
5 10 (12.66%) Shell Script
6 5 (6.33%) C
7 3 (3.80%) Python
7 3 (3.80%) XPath
8 2 (2.53%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.53%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.27%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (8.86%) Degree
2 1 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (21.52%) Oracle
2 9 (11.39%) Cognizant
2 9 (11.39%) JD Edwards
2 9 (11.39%) PeopleSoft
3 5 (6.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.80%) SAP
4 3 (3.80%) WSO2
5 2 (2.53%) Google
5 2 (2.53%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.27%) Adobe
6 1 (1.27%) Xamarin