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 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 24 23 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -13
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 5 20 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 3.23% 11.11% 14.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.94% 13.89% 22.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 23
Average salary £28,500 £42,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +0.58%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
127 144 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 81.94% 80.00% 66.05%
Number of salaries quoted 106 123 95
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £29,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 28 November 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Colchester

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 11 (64.71%) C#
2 9 (52.94%) C++
3 8 (47.06%) Windows
4 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
4 6 (35.29%) SQL
4 6 (35.29%) .NET
4 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET
5 5 (29.41%) MS Office
5 5 (29.41%) Visual Studio
5 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
5 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
5 5 (29.41%) Degree
5 5 (29.41%) Multithreading
5 5 (29.41%) Image Processing
6 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
6 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (17.65%) Apple iOS
6 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 3 (17.65%) Change Control
6 3 (17.65%) HTML5
6 3 (17.65%) Android Development
6 3 (17.65%) iOS Development
6 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
6 3 (17.65%) Android
6 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (17.65%) WPF
6 3 (17.65%) Silverlight
6 3 (17.65%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (17.65%) Marketing
6 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 2 (11.76%) WebLogic
1 2 (11.76%) JBoss
1 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
1 2 (11.76%) GlassFish
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Office
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 3 (17.65%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) Data Mining
2 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
2 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
2 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Visual Studio
2 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (11.76%) Gradle
3 2 (11.76%) Subversion
3 2 (11.76%) Maven
3 2 (11.76%) Ant
General
1 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
1 3 (17.65%) Marketing
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
2 11 (64.71%) Software Engineer
3 8 (47.06%) Software Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Web Developer
4 3 (17.65%) .NET Developer
4 3 (17.65%) C# Developer
4 3 (17.65%) .NET Web Developer
4 3 (17.65%) C# Web Developer
4 3 (17.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Java Programmer
5 2 (11.76%) Programmer
5 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Software Programmer
6 1 (5.88%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET
1 6 (35.29%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) HTML
2 3 (17.65%) CSS
2 3 (17.65%) XML
2 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
2 3 (17.65%) WPF
2 3 (17.65%) Silverlight
2 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (17.65%) HTML5
2 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 2 (11.76%) OpenCL
3 2 (11.76%) JMS
3 2 (11.76%) OpenGL
3 2 (11.76%) DirectX
3 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
3 2 (11.76%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
1 2 (11.76%) CUDA
2 1 (5.88%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Android
2 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
2 3 (17.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Multithreading
1 5 (29.41%) Image Processing
2 3 (17.65%) Change Control
2 3 (17.65%) Android Development
2 3 (17.65%) iOS Development
2 3 (17.65%) MVC
2 3 (17.65%) Validation
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) TDD
3 2 (11.76%) OOP
3 2 (11.76%) OO
3 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) C#
2 9 (52.94%) C++
3 6 (35.29%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) VB.NET
4 3 (17.65%) XAML
4 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
5 2 (11.76%) Java
5 2 (11.76%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Intel
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