The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chelmsford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 23 22 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -15
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 12 6 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 6.86% 4.03% 20.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.22% 5.31% 28.30%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 14
Average salary £47,500 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.46% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £41,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,500 £46,050
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineering
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chelmsford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chelmsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
146 113 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 83.43% 75.84% 70.67%
Number of salaries quoted 135 109 46
Average salary £48,000 £45,280 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.00% +13.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Chelmsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Chelmsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Chelmsford region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Chelmsford

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Chelmsford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Chelmsford region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Chelmsford

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Chelmsford region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering.

1 13 (50.00%) Java
2 10 (38.46%) Spring
2 10 (38.46%) SQL
2 10 (38.46%) Struts
3 9 (34.62%) C
3 9 (34.62%) Automotive
3 9 (34.62%) Windows
3 9 (34.62%) MVC
3 9 (34.62%) Degree
4 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (26.92%) JPA
5 7 (26.92%) SDLC
6 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
6 6 (23.08%) Spring MVC
6 6 (23.08%) Linux
6 6 (23.08%) Embedded C
6 6 (23.08%) C#
6 6 (23.08%) JSP
6 6 (23.08%) Servlets
6 6 (23.08%) J2EE
6 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
7 5 (19.23%) C++
7 5 (19.23%) Validation
7 5 (19.23%) TDD
7 5 (19.23%) Document Management
7 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
8 4 (15.38%) Unit Testing
8 4 (15.38%) LabVIEW
8 4 (15.38%) Firmware

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Chelmsford region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
1 3 (11.54%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (11.54%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (7.69%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) LabVIEW
2 3 (11.54%) Moq
2 3 (11.54%) SpecFlow
2 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
2 3 (11.54%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (11.54%) Selenium
3 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (34.62%) Automotive
2 1 (3.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Developer
2 13 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 10 (38.46%) Software Engineer
4 6 (23.08%) Graduate Java Developer
4 6 (23.08%) Graduate Developer
4 6 (23.08%) Senior Developer
4 6 (23.08%) Graduate
5 4 (15.38%) Software Design Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Design Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Test Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Mid-Level Java Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Technical Leader
7 2 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Lead Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) Spring
1 10 (38.46%) Struts
2 7 (26.92%) JPA
3 6 (23.08%) Spring MVC
3 6 (23.08%) JSP
3 6 (23.08%) Servlets
3 6 (23.08%) J2EE
4 3 (11.54%) JavaBeans
4 3 (11.54%) Hibernate
4 3 (11.54%) HTML
4 3 (11.54%) .NET
4 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
4 3 (11.54%) EJB
4 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (11.54%) HTML5
4 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (11.54%) jQuery
4 3 (11.54%) Java EE
5 1 (3.85%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) MVC
2 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (26.92%) SDLC
4 5 (19.23%) Validation
4 5 (19.23%) TDD
4 5 (19.23%) Document Management
5 4 (15.38%) Unit Testing
6 3 (11.54%) DSDM
6 3 (11.54%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
6 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
7 2 (7.69%) Multithreading
7 2 (7.69%) Time Management
8 1 (3.85%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) Java
2 10 (38.46%) SQL
3 9 (34.62%) C
4 6 (23.08%) Embedded C
4 6 (23.08%) C#
5 5 (19.23%) C++
6 3 (11.54%) MATLAB
6 3 (11.54%) VB
6 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
7 2 (7.69%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Degree
2 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
1 3 (11.54%) Sitecore