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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 63 90 35
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -55
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 36 20 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.72% 1.42% 5.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.84% 1.48% 5.48%
Number of salaries quoted 25 19 25
Average salary £40,000 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.04% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £45,150 £42,500
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
1266 1350 931
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.76% 95.88% 97.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1032 1105 822
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 £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +6 8 £45,000 - 1
Colchester -6 7 £45,000 +2.27%
Southend-on-Sea - 5 £35,000 - 1
Saffron Walden +4 4 £37,500 +36.36% 1
Witham - 3 £37,000 - 1
Software Engineer
East of England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (91.67%) Software Engineering
2 38 (52.78%) C#
3 36 (50.00%) C++
3 36 (50.00%) C
4 34 (47.22%) JavaScript
5 33 (45.83%) Degree
6 32 (44.44%) .NET
7 23 (31.94%) SQL Server
7 23 (31.94%) SQL
8 22 (30.56%) jQuery
9 19 (26.39%) ASP.NET
9 19 (26.39%) CSS
10 18 (25.00%) Linux
10 18 (25.00%) WCF
11 17 (23.61%) Perl
12 16 (22.22%) HTML
12 16 (22.22%) Python
13 15 (20.83%) Java
13 15 (20.83%) MVC
14 14 (19.44%) Automotive
14 14 (19.44%) Microsoft
14 14 (19.44%) Shell Script
14 14 (19.44%) SOAP
14 14 (19.44%) XML
15 13 (18.06%) Security Cleared
15 13 (18.06%) Asset Management
15 13 (18.06%) Network Management
16 12 (16.67%) Computer Science
17 11 (15.28%) VB
18 10 (13.89%) Windows

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 9 (12.50%) Apache
2 6 (8.33%) IIS
3 4 (5.56%) JBoss
4 3 (4.17%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.39%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.39%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.39%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.94%) Firewall
2 3 (4.17%) Wireless
3 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (31.94%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.50%) Firebird
3 3 (4.17%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.39%) SQLite
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (9.72%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.17%) Ant
2 3 (4.17%) Maven
3 2 (2.78%) LabVIEW
3 2 (2.78%) Selenium
4 1 (1.39%) Subversion
4 1 (1.39%) Moq
4 1 (1.39%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.39%) SpecFlow
General
1 14 (19.44%) Automotive
2 4 (5.56%) Electronics
3 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.78%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (44.44%) .NET
2 22 (30.56%) jQuery
3 19 (26.39%) ASP.NET
3 19 (26.39%) CSS
4 18 (25.00%) WCF
5 16 (22.22%) HTML
6 14 (19.44%) SOAP
6 14 (19.44%) XML
7 9 (12.50%) Web Services
7 9 (12.50%) WPF
8 8 (11.11%) Ext JS
8 8 (11.11%) Classic ASP
9 6 (8.33%) WinForms
10 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (6.94%) HTML5
10 5 (6.94%) Entity Framework
11 4 (5.56%) CSS3
11 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 4 (5.56%) .NET Framework
12 3 (4.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 8 (11.11%) FMCG
3 7 (9.72%) Physics
4 3 (4.17%) Device Driver
4 3 (4.17%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.78%) CUDA
5 2 (2.78%) Telematics
5 2 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.39%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.39%) Derivative
6 1 (1.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.00%) Linux
2 10 (13.89%) Windows
3 3 (4.17%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (4.17%) Android
3 3 (4.17%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.39%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (91.67%) Software Engineering
2 15 (20.83%) MVC
3 13 (18.06%) Asset Management
3 13 (18.06%) Network Management
4 7 (9.72%) Mentoring
5 4 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (5.56%) Practice Management
5 4 (5.56%) B2B
6 3 (4.17%) OO
6 3 (4.17%) Validation
7 2 (2.78%) Scrum
7 2 (2.78%) Time Management
7 2 (2.78%) Multithreading
8 1 (1.39%) DSDM
8 1 (1.39%) Process Management
8 1 (1.39%) Manual Testing
8 1 (1.39%) Unit Testing
8 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (1.39%) Automated Testing
8 1 (1.39%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 38 (52.78%) C#
2 36 (50.00%) C++
2 36 (50.00%) C
3 34 (47.22%) JavaScript
4 23 (31.94%) SQL
5 17 (23.61%) Perl
6 16 (22.22%) Python
7 15 (20.83%) Java
8 14 (19.44%) Shell Script
9 11 (15.28%) VB
10 9 (12.50%) PHP
11 8 (11.11%) VBScript
12 7 (9.72%) XAML
13 5 (6.94%) Objective-C
14 3 (4.17%) Embedded C
15 2 (2.78%) MATLAB
16 1 (1.39%) VC++
16 1 (1.39%) Embedded C++
16 1 (1.39%) Assembly Language
16 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (45.83%) Degree
2 13 (18.06%) Security Cleared
3 9 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.39%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (12.50%) Firmware
2 6 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.33%) Intel
3 5 (6.94%) Rackspace
4 4 (5.56%) DevExpress
5 3 (4.17%) Oracle
6 1 (1.39%) webMethods
6 1 (1.39%) Sitecore
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-45k plus 5% pension, Medical insurance, Health insurance +25 day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 35k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Witham, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 37k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: up to £45000
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Proteus Europe
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago