The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 23 32 32
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 21 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 11.60% 7.53% 4.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.38% 9.09% 5.49%
Number of salaries quoted 17 13 9
Median salary £62,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+56.25% -
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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 Colchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
157 154 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 86.74% 82.80% 78.45%
Number of salaries quoted 136 135 168
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -31.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £22,050 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Colchester region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Colchester

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Colchester

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

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Colchester

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Colchester region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 41 (69.49%) Degree
2 39 (66.10%) Java
2 39 (66.10%) Oracle
3 38 (64.41%) Computer Science
4 36 (61.02%) PL/SQL
5 33 (55.93%) Open Source
6 31 (52.54%) JavaScript
6 31 (52.54%) HTML
7 30 (50.85%) J2EE
7 30 (50.85%) Oracle Database
8 28 (47.46%) SQL Server
8 28 (47.46%) CSS
9 26 (44.07%) OOP
9 26 (44.07%) OO
9 26 (44.07%) Swing
9 26 (44.07%) E-Commerce
9 26 (44.07%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (44.07%) Ajax
9 26 (44.07%) Relational Database
10 24 (40.68%) WebSphere
10 24 (40.68%) JBoss
10 24 (40.68%) WebLogic
11 21 (35.59%) RDBMS
12 19 (32.20%) Linux
13 14 (23.73%) SQL
13 14 (23.73%) SDLC
14 10 (16.95%) C#
15 9 (15.25%) C++
15 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
16 8 (13.56%) Embedded C

Software Engineering
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 24 (40.68%) JBoss
1 24 (40.68%) WebLogic
1 24 (40.68%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.39%) Apache
3 1 (1.69%) GlassFish
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.39%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (50.85%) Oracle Database
2 28 (47.46%) SQL Server
3 26 (44.07%) Relational Database
4 21 (35.59%) RDBMS
5 7 (11.86%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (11.86%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (11.86%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (5.08%) Big Data
6 3 (5.08%) MySQL
7 2 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Git (software)
1 7 (11.86%) NetBeans
2 4 (6.78%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.39%) Subversion
General
1 6 (10.17%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.39%) Finance
3 1 (1.69%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 44 (74.58%) Developer
2 39 (66.10%) Java Developer
3 32 (54.24%) Senior Developer
4 30 (50.85%) Senior Java Developer
5 28 (47.46%) Programmer
6 25 (42.37%) Java Programmer
7 23 (38.98%) Agile Developer
7 23 (38.98%) Agile Java Developer
7 23 (38.98%) J2EE Developer
7 23 (38.98%) J2EE Programmer
7 23 (38.98%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 23 (38.98%) Oracle Developer
7 23 (38.98%) Senior Agile Developer
7 23 (38.98%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 23 (38.98%) Senior J2EE Developer
7 23 (38.98%) Senior Java Programmer
7 23 (38.98%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 23 (38.98%) Senior Oracle Developer
7 23 (38.98%) Senior Programmer
8 16 (27.12%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (52.54%) HTML
2 30 (50.85%) J2EE
3 28 (47.46%) CSS
4 26 (44.07%) Ajax
4 26 (44.07%) Swing
5 5 (8.47%) .NET
5 5 (8.47%) WPF
6 4 (6.78%) OpenCL
7 3 (5.08%) AngularJS
7 3 (5.08%) HTML5
8 2 (3.39%) .NET Framework
8 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (3.39%) Entity Framework
8 2 (3.39%) Java EE
8 2 (3.39%) jQuery
8 2 (3.39%) OpenGL
8 2 (3.39%) REST
8 2 (3.39%) RESTful
8 2 (3.39%) SOAP
8 2 (3.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 38 (64.41%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.78%) CUDA
2 4 (6.78%) Physics
3 3 (5.08%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (3.39%) Device Driver
4 2 (3.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (32.20%) Linux
2 7 (11.86%) Unix
2 7 (11.86%) VxWorks
3 5 (8.47%) Windows
4 3 (5.08%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (3.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (55.93%) Open Source
2 26 (44.07%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (44.07%) E-Commerce
2 26 (44.07%) OO
2 26 (44.07%) OOP
3 14 (23.73%) SDLC
4 7 (11.86%) Software Testing
5 4 (6.78%) MVC
6 3 (5.08%) Benchmarking
6 3 (5.08%) Configuration Management
6 3 (5.08%) Defect Tracking
6 3 (5.08%) Embedded Software Development
6 3 (5.08%) Mentoring
6 3 (5.08%) Multithreading
6 3 (5.08%) Scrum
7 2 (3.39%) Analytics
7 2 (3.39%) Issue Tracking
7 2 (3.39%) Risk Management
7 2 (3.39%) Web Development
8 1 (1.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (66.10%) Java
2 36 (61.02%) PL/SQL
3 31 (52.54%) JavaScript
4 14 (23.73%) SQL
5 10 (16.95%) C#
6 9 (15.25%) C++
7 8 (13.56%) Embedded C
8 7 (11.86%) C
9 4 (6.78%) Embedded C++
10 3 (5.08%) Python
11 2 (3.39%) XAML
Qualifications
1 41 (69.49%) Degree
Vendors
1 39 (66.10%) Oracle
2 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.39%) Intel
4 1 (1.69%) Twitter