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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 18 16 23
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 5 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 5.43% 8.61% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.10% 10.92% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 2
Average salary £37,500 £39,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.06% -12.22%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
82 119 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 89.13% 78.81% 75.81%
Number of salaries quoted 58 105 87
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £25,000 £33,975
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 9 February 2016.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Chelmsford

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 5 (55.56%) Java
1 5 (55.56%) Automotive
2 4 (44.44%) Spring
2 4 (44.44%) J2EE
2 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (33.33%) Spring MVC
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) Document Management
3 3 (33.33%) Struts
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Validation
3 3 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) JavaBeans
4 2 (22.22%) Embedded C
4 2 (22.22%) Firmware
4 2 (22.22%) JSP
4 2 (22.22%) Servlets
4 2 (22.22%) C
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) JPA
4 2 (22.22%) MISRA C
4 2 (22.22%) MISRA
4 2 (22.22%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
5 1 (11.11%) Firebase
5 1 (11.11%) Google App Engine
5 1 (11.11%) Node.js

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 1 (11.11%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Firebase
1 1 (11.11%) Google App Engine
1 1 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (11.11%) Google Compute Engine
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Bower
1 1 (11.11%) Grunt
General
1 5 (55.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
1 5 (55.56%) Java Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Software Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Graduate
4 2 (22.22%) Graduate Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Graduate Java Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Graduate J2EE Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Graduate Java J2EE Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Junior
5 1 (11.11%) Junior Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Junior J2EE Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Junior Java Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Junior Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) J2EE
1 4 (44.44%) Spring
2 3 (33.33%) Spring MVC
2 3 (33.33%) Struts
3 2 (22.22%) JavaBeans
3 2 (22.22%) JPA
3 2 (22.22%) JSP
3 2 (22.22%) Servlets
4 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 1 (11.11%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (11.11%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) Document Management
1 3 (33.33%) MVC
1 3 (33.33%) TDD
1 3 (33.33%) Validation
2 2 (22.22%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) C
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded C
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) MISRA
1 2 (22.22%) MISRA C
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Google