The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Essex region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 84 64 80
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 10 36 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.92% 2.89% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 3.02% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 9 25 14
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -12.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,500 £32,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £53,000 £48,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
1017 1192 1158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 93.13% 95.67% 97.07%
Number of salaries quoted 825 893 997
Median salary £42,500 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

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 24 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford +6 3 £24,000 -30.43%
Saffron Walden 0 2 £35,000 -9.67%
Colchester -8 2 £42,500 +21.42%
Basildon +11 1 £62,500 - 1
Southend-on-Sea -4 1 £46,500 +32.85%
Software Engineer
East of England

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 14 (58.33%) Degree
3 12 (50.00%) C
4 10 (41.67%) Computer Science
5 9 (37.50%) C++
6 8 (33.33%) C#
6 8 (33.33%) Java
6 8 (33.33%) SQL
6 8 (33.33%) Python
7 7 (29.17%) Linux
7 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
8 6 (25.00%) Perl
8 6 (25.00%) Embedded C
8 6 (25.00%) Internet
8 6 (25.00%) Shell Script
8 6 (25.00%) Internet of Things
9 5 (20.83%) WPF
10 4 (16.67%) VxWorks
10 4 (16.67%) OpenCL
10 4 (16.67%) SDLC
10 4 (16.67%) CUDA
11 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
11 3 (12.50%) Physics
11 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
11 3 (12.50%) OOP
11 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
11 3 (12.50%) .NET
11 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
11 3 (12.50%) Finance
12 2 (8.33%) XAML

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Infor M3
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.17%) Maven
2 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Electronics
3 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.17%) Automotive
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) WPF
2 4 (16.67%) OpenCL
3 3 (12.50%) .NET
4 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (8.33%) Entity Framework
4 2 (8.33%) OpenGL
4 2 (8.33%) WCF
5 1 (4.17%) HTML
5 1 (4.17%) J2EE
5 1 (4.17%) Middleware
5 1 (4.17%) NumPy
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (4.17%) Pandas
5 1 (4.17%) SciPy
5 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Computer Science
2 6 (25.00%) Internet of Things
3 4 (16.67%) CUDA
4 3 (12.50%) Physics
5 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (4.17%) Biology
6 1 (4.17%) Statistics
6 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Linux
2 4 (16.67%) VxWorks
3 2 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (8.33%) Windows
4 1 (4.17%) Unix
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (16.67%) SDLC
3 3 (12.50%) OOP
3 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.33%) DevOps
4 2 (8.33%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (8.33%) Multithreading
4 2 (8.33%) TDD
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Bioinformatics
5 1 (4.17%) Change Management
5 1 (4.17%) Data Security
5 1 (4.17%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (4.17%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (4.17%) ITIL
5 1 (4.17%) MVC
5 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) C
2 9 (37.50%) C++
3 8 (33.33%) C#
3 8 (33.33%) Java
3 8 (33.33%) Python
3 8 (33.33%) SQL
4 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
5 6 (25.00%) Embedded C
5 6 (25.00%) Perl
5 6 (25.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 2 (8.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 14 (58.33%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.17%) JTAG
1 1 (4.17%) MISRA
1 1 (4.17%) MISRA C
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Intel
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
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