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

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 28 24 11
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -13
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 2 15 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 1.36% 8.72% 18.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 11.63% 26.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 27
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
120 129 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 81.63% 75.00% 70.51%
Number of salaries quoted 99 112 93
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,650 £27,650 £22,780
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) C++
3 8 (42.11%) C#
4 7 (36.84%) Multithreading
5 6 (31.58%) Image Processing
5 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
6 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
6 5 (26.32%) VB.NET
6 5 (26.32%) .NET
6 5 (26.32%) MS Office
6 5 (26.32%) Visual Studio
6 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
6 5 (26.32%) WPF
6 5 (26.32%) Degree
7 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
7 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
8 3 (15.79%) SQL
8 3 (15.79%) JBoss
8 3 (15.79%) J2EE
8 3 (15.79%) Oracle
8 3 (15.79%) Java
8 3 (15.79%) XAML
8 3 (15.79%) Validation
8 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (15.79%) TDD
8 3 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (15.79%) Marketing
8 3 (15.79%) WebSphere
8 3 (15.79%) Silverlight
8 3 (15.79%) Windows 7

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 5 (26.32%) MS Office
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) Data Mining
2 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
2 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Visual Studio
2 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (10.53%) Gradle
3 2 (10.53%) Subversion
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%) Software Engineer
2 12 (63.16%) Developer
3 8 (42.11%) Software Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Programmer
4 3 (15.79%) Java Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Java Programmer
5 2 (10.53%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Junior Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Junior .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Junior
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Software Programmer
6 1 (5.26%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
1 5 (26.32%) WPF
1 5 (26.32%) .NET
2 3 (15.79%) J2EE
2 3 (15.79%) Silverlight
3 2 (10.53%) Google Maps API
3 2 (10.53%) OpenCL
3 2 (10.53%) JMS
3 2 (10.53%) OpenGL
3 2 (10.53%) DirectX
3 2 (10.53%) Hibernate
3 2 (10.53%) WinForms
4 1 (5.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Client/Server
1 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
1 2 (10.53%) CUDA
2 1 (5.26%) Open Source
2 1 (5.26%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Android
2 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
2 3 (15.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Multithreading
2 6 (31.58%) Image Processing
3 3 (15.79%) Validation
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) TDD
3 3 (15.79%) Change Control
3 3 (15.79%) Android Development
3 3 (15.79%) iOS Development
4 2 (10.53%) MVVM
4 2 (10.53%) OOP
4 2 (10.53%) OO
4 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) C++
2 8 (42.11%) C#
3 5 (26.32%) VB.NET
4 3 (15.79%) XAML
4 3 (15.79%) SQL
4 3 (15.79%) Java
5 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
5 2 (10.53%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) Google
4 1 (5.26%) Intel