The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Colchester region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 41 39 35
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 2 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 1.10% 3.76% 3.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 3.87% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 6
Median salary - £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
UK excluding London median 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
177 181 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 97.79% 97.31% 98.28%
Number of salaries quoted 157 158 204
Median salary £44,000 £28,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% -37.77%
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Colchester region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Colchester region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (56.25%) Degree
2 9 (56.25%) C++
2 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 8 (50.00%) Embedded C
3 8 (50.00%) Linux
4 7 (43.75%) C
4 7 (43.75%) C#
5 6 (37.50%) Manufacturing
5 6 (37.50%) Computer Science
6 5 (31.25%) .NET
6 5 (31.25%) VxWorks
6 5 (31.25%) SDLC
7 4 (25.00%) OpenCL
7 4 (25.00%) CUDA
7 4 (25.00%) Physics
7 4 (25.00%) Embedded C++
7 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
8 3 (18.75%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (18.75%) CSS
8 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
8 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
8 3 (18.75%) HTML
8 3 (18.75%) Windows
8 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
8 3 (18.75%) Python
8 3 (18.75%) Benchmarking
8 3 (18.75%) Open Source
8 3 (18.75%) Multithreading

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) GlassFish
1 1 (6.25%) JBoss
1 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
1 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) Big Data
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 6 (37.50%) Manufacturing
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
2 4 (25.00%) OpenCL
3 3 (18.75%) CSS
3 3 (18.75%) HTML
4 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (12.50%) Entity Framework
4 2 (12.50%) jQuery
4 2 (12.50%) OpenGL
4 2 (12.50%) RESTful
4 2 (12.50%) SOAP
4 2 (12.50%) Web Services
4 2 (12.50%) WPF
5 1 (6.25%) Ajax
5 1 (6.25%) J2EE
5 1 (6.25%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 4 (25.00%) CUDA
2 4 (25.00%) Physics
3 3 (18.75%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) VxWorks
3 3 (18.75%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (18.75%) Windows
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (31.25%) SDLC
3 3 (18.75%) Benchmarking
3 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
3 3 (18.75%) Defect Tracking
3 3 (18.75%) Embedded Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Multithreading
3 3 (18.75%) Open Source
4 2 (12.50%) Issue Tracking
4 2 (12.50%) MVC
4 2 (12.50%) Web Development
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.25%) OO
5 1 (6.25%) OOP
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) C++
2 8 (50.00%) Embedded C
3 7 (43.75%) C
3 7 (43.75%) C#
4 4 (25.00%) Embedded C++
5 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 3 (18.75%) Python
6 2 (12.50%) XAML
7 1 (6.25%) Java
7 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
7 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Twitter