The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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

Senior Developer
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 31 48
Rank change year-on-year +7 +17  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 79 66 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 8.35% 6.56% 4.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.72% 6.88% 4.38%
Number of salaries quoted 68 58 45
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 £33,556 £44,625 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £63,750 £60,500
UK excluding London median salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +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 906 959 1187
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 95.77% 95.33% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3374 4098 4994
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +8.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,750 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £63,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 28 June 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
Chelmsford - 15 £50,000 - 3
Basildon +13 10 £55,000 +25.71% 2
Saffron Walden -7 9 £35,614 -25.02%
Colchester -3 8 £45,000 -28.00%
Brentwood - 4 £56,250 - 1
Harlow - 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 28 June 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 83 (49.40%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (45.83%) MVC
2 77 (45.83%) JavaScript
3 74 (44.05%) Java
4 64 (38.10%) HTML
5 61 (36.31%) CSS
5 61 (36.31%) Degree
6 55 (32.74%) C#
7 54 (32.14%) Computer Science
8 53 (31.55%) Java EE
9 50 (29.76%) SQL
10 47 (27.98%) .NET
10 47 (27.98%) Hibernate
11 44 (26.19%) J2EE
12 43 (25.60%) OO
13 42 (25.00%) Spring
14 40 (23.81%) JBoss
14 40 (23.81%) Relational Database
15 39 (23.21%) SQL Server
16 36 (21.43%) Oracle
16 36 (21.43%) Maven
16 36 (21.43%) TDD
17 34 (20.24%) Ant
17 34 (20.24%) ASP.NET
18 31 (18.45%) OOP
18 31 (18.45%) Web Development
18 31 (18.45%) GlassFish
19 29 (17.26%) WebSphere
19 29 (17.26%) Git (software)
20 28 (16.67%) JMS

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 40 (23.81%) JBoss
2 31 (18.45%) GlassFish
3 29 (17.26%) WebSphere
4 27 (16.07%) WebLogic
5 20 (11.90%) Tomcat
6 18 (10.71%) Apache Spark
7 13 (7.74%) Apache
8 8 (4.76%) Apache Pig
9 7 (4.17%) IIS
10 5 (2.98%) OpenStack
11 4 (2.38%) CMS
11 4 (2.38%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (1.19%) Apache Geronimo
13 1 (0.60%) Mule
13 1 (0.60%) Oracle Service Bus
13 1 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (1.79%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (1.79%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.60%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (8.93%) GitHub
3 9 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (5.36%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.60%) HTTP
1 1 (0.60%) SSL
1 1 (0.60%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (23.81%) Relational Database
2 39 (23.21%) SQL Server
3 20 (11.90%) RDBMS
4 18 (10.71%) CouchDB
4 18 (10.71%) MongoDB
4 18 (10.71%) MySQL
4 18 (10.71%) NoSQL
5 12 (7.14%) Oracle Database
6 9 (5.36%) Big Data
7 8 (4.76%) Hadoop
7 8 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.19%) SQL Server 2014
12 1 (0.60%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.60%) Neo4j
12 1 (0.60%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 36 (21.43%) Maven
2 34 (20.24%) Ant
3 29 (17.26%) Git (software)
4 26 (15.48%) Gradle
5 14 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (8.33%) Xcode
6 8 (4.76%) Visual Studio
7 7 (4.17%) Subversion
8 6 (3.57%) JIRA
9 4 (2.38%) JUnit
10 3 (1.79%) jMock
10 3 (1.79%) Mockito
11 2 (1.19%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.60%) Selenium
General
1 19 (11.31%) Automotive
2 10 (5.95%) Finance
3 7 (4.17%) Advertising
4 6 (3.57%) Marketing
5 2 (1.19%) Back Office
5 2 (1.19%) Banking
5 2 (1.19%) Electronics
5 2 (1.19%) Legal
5 2 (1.19%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.60%) Retail
6 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (38.10%) HTML
2 61 (36.31%) CSS
3 53 (31.55%) Java EE
4 47 (27.98%) .NET
4 47 (27.98%) Hibernate
5 44 (26.19%) J2EE
6 42 (25.00%) Spring
7 34 (20.24%) ASP.NET
8 28 (16.67%) JMS
9 23 (13.69%) .NET Framework
10 22 (13.10%) Entity Framework
10 22 (13.10%) Swing
11 20 (11.90%) AngularJS
11 20 (11.90%) Node.js
11 20 (11.90%) Web Services
12 18 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web API
12 18 (10.71%) Spring MVC
13 17 (10.12%) ASP.NET MVC
14 15 (8.93%) Ajax
14 15 (8.93%) DBIx::Class
Miscellaneous
1 54 (32.14%) Computer Science
2 17 (10.12%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (5.95%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (5.95%) Mobile App
4 8 (4.76%) iPad
5 6 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.98%) LIMS
6 5 (2.98%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.98%) Private Cloud
6 5 (2.98%) User Experience
7 4 (2.38%) Blog
8 1 (0.60%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.60%) Life Science
8 1 (0.60%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.71%) Linux
2 11 (6.55%) Apple iOS
3 10 (5.95%) VMS
4 3 (1.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (49.40%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (45.83%) MVC
3 43 (25.60%) OO
4 36 (21.43%) TDD
5 31 (18.45%) OOP
5 31 (18.45%) Web Development
6 22 (13.10%) Software Engineering
7 20 (11.90%) Business Development
7 20 (11.90%) Informatics
8 19 (11.31%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (9.52%) Scrum
10 15 (8.93%) Bioinformatics
10 15 (8.93%) Test Automation
11 14 (8.33%) Unit Testing
12 13 (7.74%) Mentoring
13 12 (7.14%) SOLID
14 11 (6.55%) Mobile Development
15 10 (5.95%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
15 10 (5.95%) Visualisation
16 9 (5.36%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 77 (45.83%) JavaScript
2 74 (44.05%) Java
3 55 (32.74%) C#
4 50 (29.76%) SQL
5 20 (11.90%) PL/SQL
6 15 (8.93%) Perl
7 14 (8.33%) Objective-C
8 13 (7.74%) Python
9 12 (7.14%) T-SQL
10 11 (6.55%) Apple Swift
10 11 (6.55%) PHP
10 11 (6.55%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.79%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.19%) C++
13 1 (0.60%) Delphi
13 1 (0.60%) Ruby
13 1 (0.60%) XPath
Qualifications
1 61 (36.31%) Degree
2 25 (14.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (6.55%) Master's Degree
4 10 (5.95%) Postgraduate
5 3 (1.79%) MCP
5 3 (1.79%) MCTS
5 3 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 10 (5.95%) LXC
2 1 (0.60%) HDFS
Vendors
1 36 (21.43%) Oracle
2 11 (6.55%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.98%) PayPal
3 5 (2.98%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.19%) Adobe
4 2 (1.19%) Google
5 1 (0.60%) Alteryx
5 1 (0.60%) Cognizant
5 1 (0.60%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.60%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (0.60%) SAP
5 1 (0.60%) Tableau
5 1 (0.60%) WSO2
Chelmsford, Essex
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45k-55k Contributory Pension, Laptop, Life Insurance, 25 days Holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Market Standards
Posted: 12 days ago
Basildon
Cognizant
Posted: 13 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Comms Express
Salary: From £28,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Essex
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Salary: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 23 days ago