The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 51 62 43
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 39 20 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.14% 1.81% 4.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.44% 1.90% 5.04%
Number of salaries quoted 32 17 43
Average salary £39,250 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.87% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,650 £25,250 £35,200
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £45,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1134 1055 1032
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 91.16% 95.56% 95.64%
Number of salaries quoted 869 863 841
Average salary £39,600 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Essex region.

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Essex

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Essex

Software Engineer
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford -10 9 £24,000 -43.52%
Colchester -2 7 £25,000 -44.44%
Harlow - 3 £55,000 -
Saffron Walden - 3 £37,500 -
Basildon -5 2 - -
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £37,500 -
Witham -2 1 £37,000 +8.82%
Software Engineer
East of England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Essex region that cited Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 66 (75.86%) Software Engineering
2 41 (47.13%) C
3 36 (41.38%) C#
3 36 (41.38%) Degree
4 30 (34.48%) C++
5 28 (32.18%) JavaScript
5 28 (32.18%) .NET
6 26 (29.89%) SQL Server
7 24 (27.59%) HTML
8 22 (25.29%) SQL
9 20 (22.99%) Linux
9 20 (22.99%) Microsoft
9 20 (22.99%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (20.69%) jQuery
10 18 (20.69%) Windows
11 15 (17.24%) Java
11 15 (17.24%) Automotive
11 15 (17.24%) Computer Science
12 14 (16.09%) Perl
12 14 (16.09%) CSS
13 13 (14.94%) VB
13 13 (14.94%) TDD
14 12 (13.79%) WPF
14 12 (13.79%) Embedded C
14 12 (13.79%) Python
15 11 (12.64%) MS Excel
16 10 (11.49%) Shell Script
16 10 (11.49%) ASP.NET
16 10 (11.49%) SOAP
17 9 (10.34%) XML

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Essex region that cited Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.75%) Apache
2 4 (4.60%) IIS
3 3 (3.45%) JBoss
3 3 (3.45%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.45%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.15%) Node.js
4 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (12.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.15%) Google Compute Engine
2 1 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.15%) Firebase
2 1 (1.15%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.75%) Ethernet
1 5 (5.75%) Wireless
2 3 (3.45%) HTTP
3 2 (2.30%) Firewall
4 1 (1.15%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.15%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (29.89%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.05%) Firebird
3 3 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (3.45%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.45%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.30%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.30%) SQLite
4 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (8.05%) LabVIEW
2 5 (5.75%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.45%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (3.45%) Ant
3 3 (3.45%) JUnit
3 3 (3.45%) Maven
3 3 (3.45%) SoapUI
3 3 (3.45%) DbUnit
4 1 (1.15%) Moq
4 1 (1.15%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.15%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.15%) Grunt
4 1 (1.15%) Bower
4 1 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.15%) JIRA
4 1 (1.15%) Selenium
4 1 (1.15%) Eclipse
General
1 15 (17.24%) Automotive
2 7 (8.05%) Electronics
2 7 (8.05%) Finance
3 4 (4.60%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.30%) Back Office
5 1 (1.15%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (32.18%) .NET
2 24 (27.59%) HTML
3 18 (20.69%) jQuery
4 14 (16.09%) CSS
5 12 (13.79%) WPF
6 10 (11.49%) SOAP
6 10 (11.49%) ASP.NET
7 9 (10.34%) XML
7 9 (10.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 8 (9.20%) Web Services
9 7 (8.05%) WCF
9 7 (8.05%) .NET Framework
9 7 (8.05%) OpenCL
10 6 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (5.75%) HTML5
11 5 (5.75%) Entity Framework
11 5 (5.75%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 5 (5.75%) Ext JS
11 5 (5.75%) Classic ASP
12 4 (4.60%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.24%) Computer Science
2 8 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.05%) Physics
4 5 (5.75%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (5.75%) Device Driver
5 4 (4.60%) FMCG
5 4 (4.60%) Mechatronics
5 4 (4.60%) Mathematics
5 4 (4.60%) Algorithms
6 3 (3.45%) CUDA
6 3 (3.45%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (1.15%) Derivative
8 1 (1.15%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.15%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 20 (22.99%) Linux
2 18 (20.69%) Windows
3 4 (4.60%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (4.60%) Android
3 4 (4.60%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.15%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (75.86%) Software Engineering
2 20 (22.99%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (14.94%) TDD
4 9 (10.34%) SDLC
5 7 (8.05%) Network Management
5 7 (8.05%) MVC
5 7 (8.05%) Asset Management
6 6 (6.90%) Scrum
6 6 (6.90%) OO
6 6 (6.90%) Time Management
7 5 (5.75%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (5.75%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (4.60%) Data Analysis
8 4 (4.60%) Signal Processing
8 4 (4.60%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (4.60%) Mentoring
9 3 (3.45%) Integration Testing
9 3 (3.45%) SOA
10 2 (2.30%) Configuration Management
10 2 (2.30%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 41 (47.13%) C
2 36 (41.38%) C#
3 30 (34.48%) C++
4 28 (32.18%) JavaScript
5 22 (25.29%) SQL
6 15 (17.24%) Java
7 14 (16.09%) Perl
8 13 (14.94%) VB
9 12 (13.79%) Python
9 12 (13.79%) Embedded C
10 10 (11.49%) Shell Script
11 7 (8.05%) PHP
12 6 (6.90%) Embedded C++
12 6 (6.90%) XAML
13 5 (5.75%) VBScript
14 4 (4.60%) Objective-C
15 3 (3.45%) MATLAB
15 3 (3.45%) VC++
15 3 (3.45%) PL/SQL
16 2 (2.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (41.38%) Degree
2 9 (10.34%) Security Cleared
3 7 (8.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) JTAG
System Software
1 6 (6.90%) Firmware
2 2 (2.30%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (22.99%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.90%) Oracle
3 4 (4.60%) QNX
4 2 (2.30%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.15%) Intel
5 1 (1.15%) Google
5 1 (1.15%) Xilinx
5 1 (1.15%) Sitecore
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