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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 23 23 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 -14
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 5 17 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 3.31% 9.44% 16.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.97% 11.89% 24.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 24
Average salary £28,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.75% -
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
126 143 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 83.44% 79.44% 68.21%
Number of salaries quoted 104 122 91
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
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 21 November 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Colchester

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 21 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 (57.89%) C#
2 10 (52.63%) C++
2 10 (52.63%) Windows
3 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
4 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
4 6 (31.58%) MS Office
4 6 (31.58%) Visual Studio
4 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET
4 6 (31.58%) .NET
4 6 (31.58%) Degree
4 6 (31.58%) Multithreading
4 6 (31.58%) Image Processing
5 5 (26.32%) SQL
5 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
6 4 (21.05%) VB.NET
6 4 (21.05%) WPF
6 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
6 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
7 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (15.79%) Android
7 3 (15.79%) CUDA
7 3 (15.79%) Change Control
7 3 (15.79%) OpenCL
7 3 (15.79%) Apple iOS
7 3 (15.79%) Android Development
7 3 (15.79%) iOS Development
7 3 (15.79%) Validation
7 3 (15.79%) MVC
7 3 (15.79%) XAML
7 3 (15.79%) Silverlight

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 3 (15.79%) JBoss
1 3 (15.79%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.53%) GlassFish
2 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Office
1 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) Data Mining
2 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
2 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
2 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Visual Studio
2 3 (15.79%) Subversion
2 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (10.53%) Gradle
3 2 (10.53%) Maven
3 2 (10.53%) Ant
General
1 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
2 3 (15.79%) Marketing
3 2 (10.53%) Finance
4 1 (5.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Developer
2 13 (68.42%) Software Engineer
3 9 (47.37%) Software Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Programmer
4 3 (15.79%) Java Developer
4 3 (15.79%) .NET Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Java Programmer
5 2 (10.53%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Web Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C# Web Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Junior Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Junior
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET
1 6 (31.58%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) WPF
3 3 (15.79%) Silverlight
3 3 (15.79%) J2EE
3 3 (15.79%) OpenGL
3 3 (15.79%) DirectX
3 3 (15.79%) OpenCL
4 2 (10.53%) Hibernate
4 2 (10.53%) CSS
4 2 (10.53%) XML
4 2 (10.53%) JMS
4 2 (10.53%) HTML
4 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
4 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (10.53%) HTML5
4 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (5.26%) Google Maps API
5 1 (5.26%) WinForms
5 1 (5.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) CUDA
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Open Source
3 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.26%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
3 3 (15.79%) Apple iOS
3 3 (15.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Multithreading
1 6 (31.58%) Image Processing
2 3 (15.79%) Change Control
2 3 (15.79%) Android Development
2 3 (15.79%) iOS Development
2 3 (15.79%) MVC
2 3 (15.79%) Validation
2 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) TDD
3 2 (10.53%) OOP
3 2 (10.53%) OO
3 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
3 2 (10.53%) Project Management
3 2 (10.53%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) C#
2 10 (52.63%) C++
3 5 (26.32%) SQL
4 4 (21.05%) VB.NET
5 3 (15.79%) XAML
5 3 (15.79%) Java
6 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
6 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
6 2 (10.53%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Intel
3 1 (5.26%) Google