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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 23 12 5
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -7
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 12 10 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 6.42% 8.85% 22.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.76% 10.99% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 15
Average salary £46,250 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.82% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £42,900 £45,900
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
137 91 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 73.26% 80.53% 77.78%
Number of salaries quoted 127 82 45
Average salary £48,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.94% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,683 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 31 August 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Chelmsford

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 10 (38.46%) C
1 10 (38.46%) Java
1 10 (38.46%) Automotive
2 9 (34.62%) Windows
3 8 (30.77%) SQL
3 8 (30.77%) Struts
3 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (30.77%) MVC
3 8 (30.77%) Spring
3 8 (30.77%) Degree
4 7 (26.92%) Linux
4 7 (26.92%) SDLC
5 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (23.08%) Embedded C
5 6 (23.08%) J2EE
5 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 6 (23.08%) C#
6 5 (19.23%) C++
6 5 (19.23%) JSP
6 5 (19.23%) Servlets
6 5 (19.23%) Firmware
6 5 (19.23%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (19.23%) Spring MVC
6 5 (19.23%) Validation
6 5 (19.23%) TDD
6 5 (19.23%) Document Management
6 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
6 5 (19.23%) JPA
7 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
7 4 (15.38%) LabVIEW

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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
2 1 (3.85%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Google App Engine
1 1 (3.85%) Google Compute Engine
1 1 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (3.85%) Firebase
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%) Selenium
2 3 (11.54%) Moq
2 3 (11.54%) SpecFlow
2 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
2 3 (11.54%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.85%) Grunt
4 1 (3.85%) Bower
General
1 10 (38.46%) Automotive
2 2 (7.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 13 (50.00%) Developer
2 10 (38.46%) Java Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Senior Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Graduate
5 4 (15.38%) Graduate Java Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Graduate Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Software Design Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Design Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Test Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Technical Leader
6 3 (11.54%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Mid-Level Java Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Technical Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Lead Software Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Senior Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) Struts
1 8 (30.77%) Spring
2 6 (23.08%) J2EE
3 5 (19.23%) JSP
3 5 (19.23%) Servlets
3 5 (19.23%) JPA
3 5 (19.23%) Spring MVC
4 4 (15.38%) HTML
5 3 (11.54%) .NET
5 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
5 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (11.54%) HTML5
5 3 (11.54%) JavaBeans
5 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (7.69%) jQuery
6 2 (7.69%) Hibernate
6 2 (7.69%) Java EE
6 2 (7.69%) EJB
7 1 (3.85%) CSS
7 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) MVC
1 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) SDLC
3 5 (19.23%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (19.23%) TDD
3 5 (19.23%) Document Management
3 5 (19.23%) Validation
4 3 (11.54%) DSDM
4 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
4 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
4 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
5 2 (7.69%) Multithreading
5 2 (7.69%) Time Management
5 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.85%) E-business
6 1 (3.85%) Automated Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) C
1 10 (38.46%) Java
2 8 (30.77%) SQL
3 6 (23.08%) Embedded C
3 6 (23.08%) C#
4 5 (19.23%) C++
5 3 (11.54%) VB
5 3 (11.54%) MATLAB
5 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
6 2 (7.69%) Embedded C++
7 1 (3.85%) Python
7 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) Degree
2 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) JTAG
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
1 3 (11.54%) Sitecore
2 1 (3.85%) Google
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