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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
Essex / Colchester
Rank 35 36 33
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 9 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 4.76% 4.44% 2.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.76% 4.51% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 4
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

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
189 244 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 100.00% 98.39% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 162 213 145
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £45,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 21 February 2017, 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 18 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Electronics
3 11 (61.11%) Linux
3 11 (61.11%) Device Driver
4 10 (55.56%) VxWorks
4 10 (55.56%) Embedded C
5 9 (50.00%) Middleware
5 9 (50.00%) C++
5 9 (50.00%) CUDA
6 8 (44.44%) Intel
7 7 (38.89%) C
8 6 (33.33%) C#
9 5 (27.78%) Firmware
9 5 (27.78%) Device Driver Development
10 4 (22.22%) Issue Tracking
10 4 (22.22%) Physics
10 4 (22.22%) Multithreading
11 2 (11.11%) Subversion
11 2 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
11 2 (11.11%) JSON
11 2 (11.11%) Information Assurance
11 2 (11.11%) Image Processing
11 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
11 2 (11.11%) Windows 10
11 2 (11.11%) Finance
11 2 (11.11%) Perl
11 2 (11.11%) SQL
11 2 (11.11%) .NET
11 2 (11.11%) SQL Server

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 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Subversion
1 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (66.67%) Electronics
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) Middleware
2 2 (11.11%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) JSON
2 2 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) Device Driver
2 9 (50.00%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Linux
3 10 (55.56%) VxWorks
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 10
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (27.78%) Device Driver Development
3 4 (22.22%) Issue Tracking
3 4 (22.22%) Multithreading
3 4 (22.22%) Physics
4 2 (11.11%) CRM
4 2 (11.11%) Image Processing
4 2 (11.11%) Information Assurance
4 2 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) Embedded C
2 9 (50.00%) C++
3 7 (38.89%) C
4 6 (33.33%) C#
5 2 (11.11%) Perl
5 2 (11.11%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Intel
Colchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive benefits package
Posted: 21 days ago
Colchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive benefits package
Posted: 25 days ago