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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 15 15 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 14 19 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 9.86% 13.19% 12.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.86% 15.45% 18.09%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 12
Average salary £28,500 £45,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.36% +7.05%
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
118 123 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 83.10% 85.42% 70.15%
Number of salaries quoted 107 104 85
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 £26,000 £40,000 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,000 £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 27 January 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Colchester

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 14 (82.35%) C#
2 11 (64.71%) SQL Server
3 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
3 10 (58.82%) ASP.NET
3 10 (58.82%) CSS
3 10 (58.82%) XML
3 10 (58.82%) HTML
3 10 (58.82%) SQL
3 10 (58.82%) .NET
3 10 (58.82%) MVC
3 10 (58.82%) .NET Framework
3 10 (58.82%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (58.82%) HTML5
3 10 (58.82%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 6 (35.29%) C++
5 5 (29.41%) C
5 5 (29.41%) Degree
6 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
6 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
7 3 (17.65%) XAML
7 3 (17.65%) Physics
7 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
7 3 (17.65%) WPF
8 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
8 2 (11.76%) MS Office
8 2 (11.76%) Intel
8 2 (11.76%) Firmware
8 2 (11.76%) Windows
9 1 (5.88%) OOP
9 1 (5.88%) OO

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
1 1 (5.88%) JBoss
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
1 1 (5.88%) GlassFish
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS Office
3 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (64.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Data Mining
2 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Ant
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
1 1 (5.88%) Maven
1 1 (5.88%) Gradle
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Developer
2 10 (58.82%) Web Developer
2 10 (58.82%) .NET Developer
2 10 (58.82%) C# Developer
2 10 (58.82%) .NET Web Developer
2 10 (58.82%) C# Web Developer
2 10 (58.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 10 (58.82%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (41.18%) Software Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Java Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) ASP.NET
1 10 (58.82%) CSS
1 10 (58.82%) XML
1 10 (58.82%) HTML
1 10 (58.82%) .NET
1 10 (58.82%) .NET Framework
1 10 (58.82%) ASP.NET MVC
1 10 (58.82%) HTML5
1 10 (58.82%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 3 (17.65%) WPF
3 1 (5.88%) J2EE
3 1 (5.88%) JMS
3 1 (5.88%) OpenGL
3 1 (5.88%) DirectX
3 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.88%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Physics
1 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) MVC
2 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.88%) Validation
3 1 (5.88%) Multithreading
3 1 (5.88%) Image Processing
3 1 (5.88%) OOP
3 1 (5.88%) OO
3 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) C#
2 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
2 10 (58.82%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) C++
4 5 (29.41%) C
5 3 (17.65%) XAML
6 1 (5.88%) Java
6 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Intel
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
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