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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 21 26 8
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -18
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 12 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 6.98% 2.65% 19.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.33% 3.48% 26.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 12
Average salary £46,250 £45,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.09% +7.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £43,950 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £46,500 £45,000
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
144 115 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 83.72% 76.16% 73.53%
Number of salaries quoted 138 111 45
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 7 July 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Chelmsford

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 7 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 11 (50.00%) Java
2 9 (40.91%) Degree
3 8 (36.36%) SQL
3 8 (36.36%) C
3 8 (36.36%) Windows
4 7 (31.82%) Struts
4 7 (31.82%) Spring
4 7 (31.82%) MVC
5 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
5 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 6 (27.27%) C#
5 6 (27.27%) JPA
5 6 (27.27%) SDLC
6 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
6 5 (22.73%) C++
6 5 (22.73%) Linux
6 5 (22.73%) Embedded C
6 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
6 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (22.73%) Automotive
7 4 (18.18%) Hibernate
7 4 (18.18%) J2EE
7 4 (18.18%) EJB
7 4 (18.18%) JSP
7 4 (18.18%) Servlets
8 3 (13.64%) HTML
8 3 (13.64%) VB
8 3 (13.64%) .NET
8 3 (13.64%) Firmware
8 3 (13.64%) MATLAB

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 (13.64%) SharePoint
1 3 (13.64%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (13.64%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.55%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (9.09%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) LabVIEW
1 3 (13.64%) Moq
1 3 (13.64%) SpecFlow
1 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
1 3 (13.64%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (13.64%) Selenium
2 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.55%) JUnit
3 1 (4.55%) Subversion
3 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (22.73%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Developer
2 11 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (40.91%) Software Engineer
4 7 (31.82%) Graduate
4 7 (31.82%) Graduate Developer
4 7 (31.82%) Graduate Java Developer
5 5 (22.73%) Senior Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Test Engineer
6 3 (13.64%) Design Engineer
6 3 (13.64%) Software Design Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) Technical Leader
7 2 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) Lead Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Mid-Level Java Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Lead Java Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) Struts
1 7 (31.82%) Spring
2 6 (27.27%) JPA
3 4 (18.18%) EJB
3 4 (18.18%) JSP
3 4 (18.18%) Servlets
3 4 (18.18%) J2EE
3 4 (18.18%) Hibernate
4 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
4 3 (13.64%) HTML
4 3 (13.64%) .NET
4 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (13.64%) HTML5
4 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (13.64%) Java EE
4 3 (13.64%) Spring MVC
4 3 (13.64%) jQuery
5 1 (4.55%) Java SE
5 1 (4.55%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) MVC
2 6 (27.27%) SDLC
3 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
3 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.64%) DSDM
4 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
4 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
5 2 (9.09%) Multithreading
5 2 (9.09%) Validation
5 2 (9.09%) TDD
5 2 (9.09%) Document Management
5 2 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) E-business
6 1 (4.55%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) Java
2 8 (36.36%) SQL
2 8 (36.36%) C
3 6 (27.27%) C#
4 5 (22.73%) C++
4 5 (22.73%) Embedded C
5 3 (13.64%) MATLAB
5 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
5 3 (13.64%) VB
6 2 (9.09%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Degree
2 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
1 3 (13.64%) Sitecore
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