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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
Rank 61 79 65
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 24 30 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.68% 2.39% 2.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.80% 2.47% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 19 17 25
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £33,600 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
856 1215 1220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.64% 96.97% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 630 911 953
Median salary £47,500 £44,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% +6.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 -8 8 £24,000 - 1
Saffron Walden - 6 £40,000 -
Colchester -5 3 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Harlow - 2 £50,000 -
Waltham Abbey - 1 £42,500 -
Software Engineer
East of England

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 29 (65.91%) Software Engineering
2 22 (50.00%) Java
3 18 (40.91%) Electronics
3 18 (40.91%) Degree
4 17 (38.64%) Linux
5 16 (36.36%) Windows
5 16 (36.36%) Middleware
5 16 (36.36%) Computer Science
6 15 (34.09%) Device Driver
6 15 (34.09%) C
7 14 (31.82%) Embedded C
8 13 (29.55%) VxWorks
9 12 (27.27%) Intel
9 12 (27.27%) CUDA
10 10 (22.73%) JavaScript
11 9 (20.45%) Security Cleared
11 9 (20.45%) SQL
12 8 (18.18%) C++
13 7 (15.91%) GWT
13 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
14 6 (13.64%) Firmware
14 6 (13.64%) Internet
14 6 (13.64%) Relational Database
14 6 (13.64%) Internet of Things
15 5 (11.36%) Device Driver Development
15 5 (11.36%) CSS
15 5 (11.36%) Web Services
15 5 (11.36%) REST
15 5 (11.36%) Scrum

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 4 (9.09%) Apache
1 4 (9.09%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) Internet
2 3 (6.82%) HTTP
3 1 (2.27%) DHCP
3 1 (2.27%) IGMP
3 1 (2.27%) PBX
3 1 (2.27%) Q.931
3 1 (2.27%) RTCP
3 1 (2.27%) RTP
3 1 (2.27%) SNMP
3 1 (2.27%) SSL
3 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.27%) VLAN
3 1 (2.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) Relational Database
2 4 (9.09%) GIS
2 4 (9.09%) JasperReports
2 4 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) JIRA
2 4 (9.09%) Ant
2 4 (9.09%) ClearQuest
2 4 (9.09%) CruiseControl
2 4 (9.09%) FishEye
2 4 (9.09%) Hudson
2 4 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 4 (9.09%) JUnit
2 4 (9.09%) Maven
2 4 (9.09%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.27%) Subversion
General
1 18 (40.91%) Electronics
2 3 (6.82%) Automotive
3 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.27%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (36.36%) Middleware
2 7 (15.91%) GWT
3 5 (11.36%) CSS
3 5 (11.36%) REST
3 5 (11.36%) Web Services
4 4 (9.09%) Ajax
4 4 (9.09%) Apache Flex
4 4 (9.09%) AWT
4 4 (9.09%) Hibernate
4 4 (9.09%) JMS
4 4 (9.09%) JSON
4 4 (9.09%) Spring
4 4 (9.09%) Swing
5 3 (6.82%) J2EE
6 1 (2.27%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.27%) FreeSWITCH
6 1 (2.27%) Node.js
6 1 (2.27%) OAuth
6 1 (2.27%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (2.27%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 16 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 15 (34.09%) Device Driver
3 12 (27.27%) CUDA
4 6 (13.64%) Internet of Things
5 4 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (4.55%) Telematics
7 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.27%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 17 (38.64%) Linux
2 16 (36.36%) Windows
3 13 (29.55%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (65.91%) Software Engineering
2 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (11.36%) Device Driver Development
3 5 (11.36%) Scrum
4 4 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (9.09%) DevOps
4 4 (9.09%) Issue Tracking
4 4 (9.09%) Kanban
4 4 (9.09%) OO
4 4 (9.09%) Open Source
4 4 (9.09%) TDD
4 4 (9.09%) UML
4 4 (9.09%) Unit Testing
5 3 (6.82%) Integration Testing
5 3 (6.82%) SDLC
6 2 (4.55%) CMMI
6 2 (4.55%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.55%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (4.55%) Functional Testing
6 2 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (50.00%) Java
2 15 (34.09%) C
3 14 (31.82%) Embedded C
4 10 (22.73%) JavaScript
5 9 (20.45%) SQL
6 8 (18.18%) C++
7 3 (6.82%) Perl
7 3 (6.82%) Python
8 2 (4.55%) C#
8 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (40.91%) Degree
2 9 (20.45%) Security Cleared
3 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.82%) ISTQB
5 2 (4.55%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) Firmware
2 4 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (27.27%) Intel
2 4 (9.09%) Adobe
2 4 (9.09%) Atlassian
2 4 (9.09%) Google
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle
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Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive benefits package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
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Salary: 24k + Training + Contributory pension + 25 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago