The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 36 24 28
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 14 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 5.24% 3.23% 3.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.30% 3.45% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 0
Average salary £46,250 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Software Engineer
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Colchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
264 145 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 98.88% 93.55% 98.72%
Number of salaries quoted 236 134 129
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in Colchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Colchester region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Colchester

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 22 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (63.64%) Linux
2 14 (63.64%) Embedded C
3 13 (59.09%) Degree
4 12 (54.55%) C
4 12 (54.55%) C++
5 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 10 (45.45%) Computer Science
6 9 (40.91%) Embedded C++
7 8 (36.36%) .NET
7 8 (36.36%) Manufacturing
8 7 (31.82%) VxWorks
8 7 (31.82%) SDLC
9 6 (27.27%) Embedded Systems
9 6 (27.27%) Open Source
9 6 (27.27%) Defect Tracking
9 6 (27.27%) Configuration Management
9 6 (27.27%) Python
9 6 (27.27%) Benchmarking
10 5 (22.73%) HTML
10 5 (22.73%) C#
10 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
10 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
10 5 (22.73%) CSS
10 5 (22.73%) CUDA
10 5 (22.73%) OpenCL
11 4 (18.18%) OpenGL
12 3 (13.64%) GlassFish
12 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (13.64%) Ajax

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (13.64%) GlassFish
1 3 (13.64%) JBoss
1 3 (13.64%) WebLogic
1 3 (13.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) MySQL
2 3 (13.64%) RDBMS
2 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
3 2 (9.09%) Big Data
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 8 (36.36%) Manufacturing
2 3 (13.64%) Automotive
3 2 (9.09%) Finance
4 1 (4.55%) Aerospace
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) .NET
2 5 (22.73%) CSS
2 5 (22.73%) HTML
2 5 (22.73%) OpenCL
3 4 (18.18%) OpenGL
4 3 (13.64%) Ajax
4 3 (13.64%) J2EE
4 3 (13.64%) Swing
5 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
5 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
5 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (9.09%) Entity Framework
5 2 (9.09%) jQuery
5 2 (9.09%) RESTful
5 2 (9.09%) SOAP
5 2 (9.09%) Web Services
6 1 (4.55%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Computer Science
2 6 (27.27%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (22.73%) CUDA
4 2 (9.09%) Physics
5 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Linux
2 7 (31.82%) VxWorks
3 3 (13.64%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (9.09%) Windows
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (31.82%) SDLC
3 6 (27.27%) Benchmarking
3 6 (27.27%) Configuration Management
3 6 (27.27%) Defect Tracking
3 6 (27.27%) Open Source
4 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
4 3 (13.64%) Embedded Software Development
4 3 (13.64%) OO
4 3 (13.64%) OOP
4 3 (13.64%) Project Management
5 2 (9.09%) Multithreading
5 2 (9.09%) MVC
5 2 (9.09%) Web Development
6 1 (4.55%) Issue Tracking
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) Embedded C
2 12 (54.55%) C
2 12 (54.55%) C++
3 9 (40.91%) Embedded C++
4 6 (27.27%) Python
5 5 (22.73%) C#
5 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
6 3 (13.64%) Java
6 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL
6 3 (13.64%) SQL
7 1 (4.55%) XAML
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle
3 2 (9.09%) Twitter
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