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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 13 4 33
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +29
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 11 17 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 8.66% 23.61% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.46% 30.36% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 16 2
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,300 £30,000 £48,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,400 £45,750 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
96 56 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 75.59% 77.78% 79.37%
Number of salaries quoted 87 45 95
Average salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,052
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.70% +6.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,646 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £53,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Chelmsford

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 7 (53.85%) C
2 6 (46.15%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) J2EE
2 6 (46.15%) Embedded C
2 6 (46.15%) Degree
3 5 (38.46%) Automotive
3 5 (38.46%) JBoss
4 4 (30.77%) Hibernate
5 3 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) Java EE
5 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
5 3 (23.08%) Linux
6 2 (15.38%) UML
6 2 (15.38%) OOP
6 2 (15.38%) OO
6 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
6 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
6 2 (15.38%) Ant
6 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
6 2 (15.38%) JMS
6 2 (15.38%) Data Mining
6 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
6 2 (15.38%) Firmware
6 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
6 2 (15.38%) Project Management
6 2 (15.38%) EJB
6 2 (15.38%) Electronics
6 2 (15.38%) Finance

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
1 2 (15.38%) GlassFish
1 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) Data Mining
1 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
1 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
1 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Ant
1 2 (15.38%) Gradle
1 2 (15.38%) Maven
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) JUnit
General
1 5 (38.46%) Automotive
2 2 (15.38%) Electronics
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Software Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Java Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Embedded C Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Programmer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Java Programmer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) C Software Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Graduate
6 1 (7.69%) Senior C Software Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Junior Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) J2EE
2 4 (30.77%) Hibernate
3 3 (23.08%) Java EE
4 2 (15.38%) JMS
4 2 (15.38%) EJB
4 2 (15.38%) JPA
5 1 (7.69%) Spring
5 1 (7.69%) jQuery
5 1 (7.69%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) Firmware
3 1 (7.69%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (15.38%) UML
2 2 (15.38%) OOP
2 2 (15.38%) OO
2 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
2 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
2 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.69%) Change Control
3 1 (7.69%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) C
2 6 (46.15%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) Embedded C
3 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
4 1 (7.69%) Perl
4 1 (7.69%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) JBoss
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle