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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 80 63 84
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 11 38 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.11% 3.02% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 3.14% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 10 29 18
Median salary £43,750 £37,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,850 £26,800 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £48,000 £48,000
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
936 1212 1337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 94.64% 96.42% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 760 957 1128
Median salary £42,500 £38,848 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.40% -13.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +3 3 £24,000 -46.66%
Saffron Walden 0 2 £46,250 +19.35%
Colchester -9 2 £42,500 -5.55%
Basildon - 2 £62,500 -
Southend-on-Sea -12 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 25 June 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 22 (73.33%) Software Engineering
2 17 (56.67%) Degree
3 15 (50.00%) C
4 12 (40.00%) Computer Science
5 11 (36.67%) C++
6 10 (33.33%) Java
6 10 (33.33%) Linux
7 9 (30.00%) Embedded C
7 9 (30.00%) C#
8 8 (26.67%) SQL
8 8 (26.67%) Python
9 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
9 7 (23.33%) VxWorks
10 6 (20.00%) Internet of Things
10 6 (20.00%) Perl
10 6 (20.00%) Internet
10 6 (20.00%) Shell Script
11 5 (16.67%) Finance
11 5 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
11 5 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
11 5 (16.67%) WPF
12 4 (13.33%) Multithreading
12 4 (13.33%) Physics
12 4 (13.33%) OpenCL
12 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
12 4 (13.33%) CUDA
12 4 (13.33%) SDLC
12 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
12 4 (13.33%) Windows
12 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio

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 (3.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Infor M3
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.67%) Subversion
3 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.33%) Maven
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.67%) Electronics
4 1 (3.33%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.33%) Automotive
4 1 (3.33%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) WPF
2 4 (13.33%) OpenCL
3 3 (10.00%) .NET
4 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
4 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.67%) Entity Framework
4 2 (6.67%) OpenGL
4 2 (6.67%) RESTful
4 2 (6.67%) WCF
4 2 (6.67%) XML
5 1 (3.33%) HTML
5 1 (3.33%) J2EE
5 1 (3.33%) Middleware
5 1 (3.33%) NumPy
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (3.33%) Pandas
5 1 (3.33%) SciPy
5 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (20.00%) Internet of Things
3 4 (13.33%) CUDA
3 4 (13.33%) Physics
4 3 (10.00%) Biology
5 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (6.67%) Life Science
5 2 (6.67%) User Experience
6 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Linux
2 7 (23.33%) VxWorks
3 5 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (13.33%) Windows
5 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) Software Engineering
2 5 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
3 4 (13.33%) Multithreading
3 4 (13.33%) SDLC
4 3 (10.00%) Bioinformatics
4 3 (10.00%) OOP
4 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.67%) DevOps
5 2 (6.67%) Issue Tracking
5 2 (6.67%) TDD
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) Change Management
6 1 (3.33%) Data Security
6 1 (3.33%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (3.33%) ITIL
6 1 (3.33%) MVC
6 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) C
2 11 (36.67%) C++
3 10 (33.33%) Java
4 9 (30.00%) C#
4 9 (30.00%) Embedded C
5 8 (26.67%) Python
5 8 (26.67%) SQL
6 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
7 6 (20.00%) Perl
7 6 (20.00%) Shell Script
8 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
8 2 (6.67%) XAML
Qualifications
1 17 (56.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.33%) JTAG
1 1 (3.33%) MISRA
1 1 (3.33%) MISRA C
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Intel
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle
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