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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
Essex / Colchester
Rank 28 19 18
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 18 32 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 9.38% 13.56% 9.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.65% 16.84% 12.12%
Number of salaries quoted 11 24 16
Median salary £52,500 £62,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% +119.29%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.50%

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
169 190 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 88.02% 80.51% 80.49%
Number of salaries quoted 147 166 122
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,000 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 25 (56.82%) HTML
1 25 (56.82%) Java
1 25 (56.82%) JavaScript
1 25 (56.82%) J2EE
1 25 (56.82%) Oracle
1 25 (56.82%) WebLogic
1 25 (56.82%) CSS
1 25 (56.82%) OOP
1 25 (56.82%) OO
1 25 (56.82%) JBoss
1 25 (56.82%) Swing
1 25 (56.82%) E-Commerce
1 25 (56.82%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (56.82%) Ajax
1 25 (56.82%) WebSphere
1 25 (56.82%) Degree
1 25 (56.82%) Computer Science
1 25 (56.82%) Relational Database
2 23 (52.27%) Oracle Database
3 18 (40.91%) Open Source
4 12 (27.27%) Electronics
4 12 (27.27%) Windows
5 11 (25.00%) Linux
5 11 (25.00%) Device Driver
6 10 (22.73%) Embedded C
6 10 (22.73%) VxWorks
7 9 (20.45%) C++
7 9 (20.45%) Middleware
7 9 (20.45%) CUDA
8 8 (18.18%) Intel

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 25 (56.82%) JBoss
1 25 (56.82%) WebLogic
1 25 (56.82%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (56.82%) Relational Database
2 23 (52.27%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.82%) RDBMS
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Subversion
1 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (27.27%) Electronics
2 3 (6.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (56.82%) Agile Developer
1 25 (56.82%) Agile Java Developer
1 25 (56.82%) Developer
1 25 (56.82%) J2EE Developer
1 25 (56.82%) Java Developer
1 25 (56.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
1 25 (56.82%) Oracle Developer
2 22 (50.00%) J2EE Programmer
2 22 (50.00%) Java Programmer
2 22 (50.00%) Programmer
3 21 (47.73%) Senior Agile Developer
3 21 (47.73%) Senior Agile Java Developer
3 21 (47.73%) Senior Developer
3 21 (47.73%) Senior J2EE Developer
3 21 (47.73%) Senior Java Developer
3 21 (47.73%) Senior Java Programmer
3 21 (47.73%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
3 21 (47.73%) Senior Oracle Developer
3 21 (47.73%) Senior Programmer
4 19 (43.18%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (56.82%) Ajax
1 25 (56.82%) CSS
1 25 (56.82%) HTML
1 25 (56.82%) J2EE
1 25 (56.82%) Swing
2 9 (20.45%) Middleware
3 3 (6.82%) .NET
3 3 (6.82%) JSON
3 3 (6.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (56.82%) Computer Science
2 11 (25.00%) Device Driver
3 9 (20.45%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.27%) Windows
2 11 (25.00%) Linux
3 10 (22.73%) VxWorks
4 2 (4.55%) Windows 10
4 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (56.82%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (56.82%) E-Commerce
1 25 (56.82%) OO
1 25 (56.82%) OOP
2 18 (40.91%) Open Source
3 5 (11.36%) Device Driver Development
4 4 (9.09%) Issue Tracking
4 4 (9.09%) Multithreading
4 4 (9.09%) Physics
5 3 (6.82%) CRM
5 3 (6.82%) Information Assurance
5 3 (6.82%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (4.55%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 25 (56.82%) Java
1 25 (56.82%) JavaScript
2 10 (22.73%) Embedded C
3 9 (20.45%) C++
4 7 (15.91%) C
4 7 (15.91%) C#
5 3 (6.82%) Perl
5 3 (6.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (56.82%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) Firmware
Vendors
1 25 (56.82%) Oracle
2 8 (18.18%) Intel
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