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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 28 26 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -20
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 14 10 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 7.45% 4.41% 19.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.52% 5.68% 28.87%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 17
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -27.27%
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
147 176 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 78.19% 77.53% 65.99%
Number of salaries quoted 128 163 80
Average salary £35,000 £52,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +61.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £39,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 1 May 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Colchester

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 25 (83.33%) C#
2 21 (70.00%) CSS
2 21 (70.00%) HTML
3 18 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 18 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 17 (56.67%) ASP.NET
4 17 (56.67%) SQL
4 17 (56.67%) .NET
4 17 (56.67%) XML
4 17 (56.67%) MVC
4 17 (56.67%) .NET Framework
4 17 (56.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 17 (56.67%) HTML5
4 17 (56.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 12 (40.00%) Degree
6 11 (36.67%) Computer Science
7 9 (30.00%) C++
8 8 (26.67%) C
9 7 (23.33%) XAML
9 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
9 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
9 7 (23.33%) WPF
9 7 (23.33%) Physics
10 6 (20.00%) Mentoring
11 4 (13.33%) WebSphere
11 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (13.33%) JBoss
11 4 (13.33%) Java
11 4 (13.33%) J2EE
11 4 (13.33%) Oracle

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 4 (13.33%) WebSphere
1 4 (13.33%) JBoss
2 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Ant
1 3 (10.00%) Maven
2 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 3 (10.00%) Automotive
2 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (73.33%) Developer
2 17 (56.67%) Web Developer
2 17 (56.67%) .NET Developer
2 17 (56.67%) C# Developer
2 17 (56.67%) .NET Web Developer
2 17 (56.67%) C# Web Developer
2 17 (56.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 17 (56.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 12 (40.00%) Software Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Software Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Java Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Java Software Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.33%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (70.00%) CSS
1 21 (70.00%) HTML
2 17 (56.67%) ASP.NET
2 17 (56.67%) .NET
2 17 (56.67%) XML
2 17 (56.67%) .NET Framework
2 17 (56.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 17 (56.67%) HTML5
2 17 (56.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 7 (23.33%) WPF
4 4 (13.33%) J2EE
5 2 (6.67%) OpenCL
6 1 (3.33%) Swing
6 1 (3.33%) OpenGL
6 1 (3.33%) DirectX
6 1 (3.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (36.67%) Computer Science
2 7 (23.33%) Physics
3 2 (6.67%) CUDA
4 1 (3.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) MVC
2 6 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.33%) OOP
4 1 (3.33%) OO
4 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.33%) Multithreading
4 1 (3.33%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 25 (83.33%) C#
2 18 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 17 (56.67%) SQL
4 9 (30.00%) C++
5 8 (26.67%) C
6 7 (23.33%) XAML
7 4 (13.33%) Java
8 1 (3.33%) VC++
8 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) Intel