The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Colchester region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 25 8 30
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 11 31 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 5.76% 17.32% 5.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.76% 18.34% 5.43%
Number of salaries quoted 8 21 6
Average salary £46,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.62% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Job Titles Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
191 169 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 100.00% 94.41% 99.10%
Number of salaries quoted 178 131 180
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Engineer
Essex

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Colchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Colchester

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester region that cited Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 18 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (83.33%) C++
3 11 (61.11%) Windows
4 9 (50.00%) Multithreading
5 8 (44.44%) Image Processing
6 6 (33.33%) Degree
7 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
7 5 (27.78%) MS Office
7 5 (27.78%) C#
7 5 (27.78%) Manufacturing
8 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
8 4 (22.22%) TDD
8 4 (22.22%) C
9 3 (16.67%) Firmware
9 3 (16.67%) OpenGL
9 3 (16.67%) DirectX
9 3 (16.67%) JBoss
9 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 3 (16.67%) J2EE
9 3 (16.67%) Oracle
9 3 (16.67%) Java
9 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
9 3 (16.67%) Subversion
9 3 (16.67%) WebSphere
9 3 (16.67%) Aerospace
9 3 (16.67%) Electronics
9 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
9 3 (16.67%) Device Driver
9 3 (16.67%) CUDA
9 3 (16.67%) OpenCL

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester region that cited Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (11.11%) GlassFish
2 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Office
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Data Mining
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 3 (16.67%) Subversion
2 2 (11.11%) Maven
2 2 (11.11%) Ant
3 1 (5.56%) Gradle
General
1 5 (27.78%) Manufacturing
2 3 (16.67%) Electronics
2 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (16.67%) Aerospace
3 2 (11.11%) Automotive
3 2 (11.11%) Marketing
4 1 (5.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) OpenGL
1 3 (16.67%) DirectX
1 3 (16.67%) J2EE
1 3 (16.67%) OpenCL
2 2 (11.11%) JMS
2 2 (11.11%) WPF
2 2 (11.11%) Hibernate
2 2 (11.11%) Spring
3 1 (5.56%) Java EE
3 1 (5.56%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Firmware
1 3 (16.67%) Device Driver
1 3 (16.67%) CUDA
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.11%) Open Source
3 1 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (50.00%) Multithreading
3 8 (44.44%) Image Processing
4 4 (22.22%) TDD
5 2 (11.11%) Validation
5 2 (11.11%) MVVM
5 2 (11.11%) OOP
5 2 (11.11%) OO
5 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.11%) Project Management
6 1 (5.56%) MVC
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) C++
2 5 (27.78%) C#
3 4 (22.22%) C
4 3 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 2 (11.11%) XAML
6 1 (5.56%) SQL
6 1 (5.56%) Embedded C
6 1 (5.56%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
1 3 (16.67%) JBoss
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
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