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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 27 20 9
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 5 12 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 4.13% 8.45% 16.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.88% 11.01% 21.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 22
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £33,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
85 109 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 70.25% 76.76% 76.35%
Number of salaries quoted 73 101 101
Average salary £50,000 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £57,100 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Colchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Colchester

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Colchester region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 12 (70.59%) Degree
1 12 (70.59%) Computer Science
2 10 (58.82%) C#
3 8 (47.06%) C++
3 8 (47.06%) HTML
3 8 (47.06%) CSS
3 8 (47.06%) C
4 7 (41.18%) WPF
4 7 (41.18%) Physics
4 7 (41.18%) XAML
5 6 (35.29%) Java
5 6 (35.29%) JBoss
6 5 (29.41%) Windows
6 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
6 5 (29.41%) J2EE
6 5 (29.41%) Oracle
6 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
6 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (29.41%) WebSphere
7 4 (23.53%) Automotive
7 4 (23.53%) SQL
7 4 (23.53%) VC++
7 4 (23.53%) CUDA
7 4 (23.53%) OpenCL
8 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
8 3 (17.65%) HTML5
8 3 (17.65%) NoSQL
8 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
8 3 (17.65%) MS Excel

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Colchester region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (35.29%) JBoss
2 5 (29.41%) WebSphere
3 2 (11.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) NoSQL
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
3 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Ant
1 3 (17.65%) Maven
2 2 (11.76%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.88%) Eclipse RCP
3 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (23.53%) Automotive
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
2 1 (5.88%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Software Engineer
2 9 (52.94%) Developer
3 6 (35.29%) Java Developer
4 3 (17.65%) .NET Developer
4 3 (17.65%) C# Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Web Developer
4 3 (17.65%) C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Java Software Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) .NET Web Developer
4 3 (17.65%) C# Web Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Java Software Developer
4 3 (17.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Software Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (11.76%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) HTML
1 8 (47.06%) CSS
2 7 (41.18%) WPF
3 5 (29.41%) J2EE
4 4 (23.53%) OpenCL
5 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
5 3 (17.65%) .NET
5 3 (17.65%) XML
5 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (17.65%) HTML5
5 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
6 2 (11.76%) Ajax
6 2 (11.76%) Swing
7 1 (5.88%) JavaBeans
7 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
7 1 (5.88%) Spring
7 1 (5.88%) EJB
7 1 (5.88%) Servlets
7 1 (5.88%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 12 (70.59%) Computer Science
2 7 (41.18%) Physics
3 4 (23.53%) CUDA
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
2 3 (17.65%) MVC
3 2 (11.76%) OOP
3 2 (11.76%) OO
3 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
3 2 (11.76%) Open Source
4 1 (5.88%) Validation
4 1 (5.88%) SDLC
4 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) C#
2 8 (47.06%) C++
2 8 (47.06%) C
3 7 (41.18%) XAML
4 6 (35.29%) Java
5 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
6 4 (23.53%) SQL
6 4 (23.53%) VC++
7 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (70.59%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
Colchester, Essex
Bristow Holland
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 2 days ago