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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 24 28 24
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 18 12 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 9.47% 6.82% 5.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.18% 8.22% 7.22%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 13
Median salary £62,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% +12.50%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
161 146 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 84.74% 82.95% 81.51%
Number of salaries quoted 143 124 178
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -30.00%
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 26 May 2016.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Colchester

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 26 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 35 (67.31%) Java
1 35 (67.31%) Oracle
2 34 (65.38%) Degree
3 32 (61.54%) Computer Science
3 32 (61.54%) JavaScript
3 32 (61.54%) HTML
4 29 (55.77%) PL/SQL
5 28 (53.85%) J2EE
5 28 (53.85%) CSS
6 27 (51.92%) Open Source
6 27 (51.92%) Oracle Database
7 26 (50.00%) Relational Database
7 26 (50.00%) Ajax
7 26 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (50.00%) E-Commerce
7 26 (50.00%) OOP
7 26 (50.00%) OO
7 26 (50.00%) Swing
7 26 (50.00%) SQL Server
8 23 (44.23%) WebLogic
8 23 (44.23%) JBoss
8 23 (44.23%) WebSphere
9 17 (32.69%) RDBMS
10 13 (25.00%) Linux
11 11 (21.15%) C#
12 9 (17.31%) SQL
13 8 (15.38%) SDLC
14 6 (11.54%) WPF
14 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
14 6 (11.54%) VxWorks

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 23 (44.23%) JBoss
1 23 (44.23%) WebLogic
1 23 (44.23%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.77%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (51.92%) Oracle Database
2 26 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 26 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 17 (32.69%) RDBMS
4 4 (7.69%) Big Data
4 4 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (5.77%) MySQL
5 3 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 4 (7.69%) NetBeans
1 4 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 3 (5.77%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 41 (78.85%) Developer
2 35 (67.31%) Java Developer
3 30 (57.69%) Programmer
3 30 (57.69%) Senior Developer
4 28 (53.85%) Senior Java Developer
5 26 (50.00%) Java Programmer
6 23 (44.23%) Agile Developer
6 23 (44.23%) Agile Java Developer
6 23 (44.23%) J2EE Developer
6 23 (44.23%) J2EE Programmer
6 23 (44.23%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 23 (44.23%) Oracle Developer
6 23 (44.23%) Senior Agile Developer
6 23 (44.23%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 23 (44.23%) Senior J2EE Developer
6 23 (44.23%) Senior Java Programmer
6 23 (44.23%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 23 (44.23%) Senior Oracle Developer
6 23 (44.23%) Senior Programmer
7 11 (21.15%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (61.54%) HTML
2 28 (53.85%) CSS
2 28 (53.85%) J2EE
3 26 (50.00%) Ajax
3 26 (50.00%) Swing
4 6 (11.54%) WPF
5 4 (7.69%) AngularJS
5 4 (7.69%) HTML5
6 3 (5.77%) Java EE
6 3 (5.77%) OpenCL
6 3 (5.77%) REST
7 2 (3.85%) .NET
7 2 (3.85%) .NET Framework
7 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET
7 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (3.85%) Entity Framework
7 2 (3.85%) jQuery
7 2 (3.85%) RESTful
7 2 (3.85%) SOAP
7 2 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (61.54%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.69%) Physics
3 3 (5.77%) CUDA
4 2 (3.85%) Device Driver
4 2 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.00%) Linux
2 6 (11.54%) VxWorks
3 5 (9.62%) Windows
4 4 (7.69%) Unix
5 3 (5.77%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (51.92%) Open Source
2 26 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 26 (50.00%) OO
2 26 (50.00%) OOP
3 8 (15.38%) SDLC
4 5 (9.62%) MVC
5 4 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 4 (7.69%) Scrum
5 4 (7.69%) Software Testing
6 3 (5.77%) Analytics
6 3 (5.77%) Embedded Software Development
6 3 (5.77%) Multithreading
7 2 (3.85%) Issue Tracking
7 2 (3.85%) Risk Management
7 2 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (67.31%) Java
2 32 (61.54%) JavaScript
3 29 (55.77%) PL/SQL
4 11 (21.15%) C#
5 9 (17.31%) SQL
6 5 (9.62%) C++
7 4 (7.69%) C
7 4 (7.69%) Embedded C
8 2 (3.85%) XAML
Qualifications
1 34 (65.38%) Degree
Vendors
1 35 (67.31%) Oracle
2 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.85%) Intel
4 1 (1.92%) Twitter