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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 87 70 88
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 9 38 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.94% 3.06% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 3.15% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 9 28 20
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,200 £35,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £49,500 £47,750
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
926 1205 1361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 96.56% 97.02% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 741 964 1136
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £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 26 May 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 26 May 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
Saffron Walden -2 5 £47,500 +22.58%
Basildon - 2 £62,500 -
Southend-on-Sea -6 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 26 May 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 23 (76.67%) Software Engineering
2 14 (46.67%) Degree
3 13 (43.33%) Computer Science
3 13 (43.33%) C
4 11 (36.67%) C++
4 11 (36.67%) Java
5 10 (33.33%) C#
6 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
7 8 (26.67%) SQL
7 8 (26.67%) Linux
7 8 (26.67%) Python
8 7 (23.33%) Finance
8 7 (23.33%) Embedded C
9 6 (20.00%) Internet
9 6 (20.00%) Shell Script
9 6 (20.00%) Perl
9 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (20.00%) VxWorks
9 6 (20.00%) Internet of Things
10 5 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
10 5 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
10 5 (16.67%) WPF
10 5 (16.67%) .NET
11 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio
11 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
11 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
11 4 (13.33%) .NET Framework
11 4 (13.33%) Physics
11 4 (13.33%) Multithreading
11 4 (13.33%) RESTful

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 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 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 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.33%) Big Data
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
3 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 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) .NET
1 5 (16.67%) WPF
2 4 (13.33%) .NET Framework
2 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
2 4 (13.33%) Entity Framework
2 4 (13.33%) RESTful
3 3 (10.00%) HTML
3 3 (10.00%) OpenCL
3 3 (10.00%) Web Services
4 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (6.67%) CSS
4 2 (6.67%) jQuery
4 2 (6.67%) SOAP
4 2 (6.67%) WCF
4 2 (6.67%) XML
5 1 (3.33%) J2EE
5 1 (3.33%) NumPy
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (3.33%) Pandas
5 1 (3.33%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 13 (43.33%) Computer Science
2 6 (20.00%) Internet of Things
3 4 (13.33%) Physics
4 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (10.00%) Biology
4 3 (10.00%) CUDA
5 2 (6.67%) Data Structures
5 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (6.67%) Life Science
5 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (6.67%) Mathematics
5 2 (6.67%) User Experience
6 1 (3.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Linux
2 6 (20.00%) VxWorks
3 5 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (10.00%) Windows
5 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (76.67%) Software Engineering
2 5 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
3 4 (13.33%) Multithreading
4 3 (10.00%) Bioinformatics
4 3 (10.00%) Change Management
4 3 (10.00%) MVC
4 3 (10.00%) OOP
4 3 (10.00%) SDLC
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%) OO
5 2 (6.67%) Project Management
5 2 (6.67%) TDD
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (6.67%) Web Development
6 1 (3.33%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (3.33%) ITIL
6 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) C
2 11 (36.67%) C++
2 11 (36.67%) Java
3 10 (33.33%) C#
4 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (26.67%) Python
5 8 (26.67%) SQL
6 7 (23.33%) Embedded C
7 6 (20.00%) Perl
7 6 (20.00%) Shell Script
8 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
8 2 (6.67%) XAML
Qualifications
1 14 (46.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.33%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Intel
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle
2 1 (3.33%) Twitter
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