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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 55 83 30
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -53
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 47 21 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.86% 1.50% 6.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.07% 1.56% 6.65%
Number of salaries quoted 37 20 33
Average salary £37,500 £44,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.77% +6.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,750 £45,000
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
1156 1345 977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 94.91% 96.28% 97.60%
Number of salaries quoted 934 1125 845
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
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 22 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 22 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
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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
Colchester +1 12 £40,000 -9.09% 1
Chelmsford +13 11 £45,000 -1.63%
Southend-on-Sea - 7 £35,000 - 1
Saffron Walden - 4 £38,750 -
Witham - 3 £37,000 - 1
Maldon - 1 £27,500 -
Software Engineer
East of England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 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 72 (86.75%) Software Engineering
2 45 (54.22%) C
3 44 (53.01%) C#
4 42 (50.60%) C++
5 38 (45.78%) JavaScript
6 36 (43.37%) .NET
7 34 (40.96%) Degree
8 28 (33.73%) SQL Server
9 25 (30.12%) SQL
9 25 (30.12%) jQuery
10 22 (26.51%) Linux
11 21 (25.30%) HTML
12 20 (24.10%) Perl
13 19 (22.89%) Python
14 18 (21.69%) ASP.NET
14 18 (21.69%) Microsoft
15 17 (20.48%) CSS
15 17 (20.48%) WCF
16 16 (19.28%) Java
16 16 (19.28%) Shell Script
16 16 (19.28%) Automotive
17 15 (18.07%) SOAP
17 15 (18.07%) XML
18 14 (16.87%) Asset Management
18 14 (16.87%) Network Management
19 13 (15.66%) Security Cleared
19 13 (15.66%) MVC
19 13 (15.66%) Windows
20 12 (14.46%) Computer Science
21 11 (13.25%) Firebird

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 10 (12.05%) Apache
2 6 (7.23%) IIS
3 4 (4.82%) JBoss
4 3 (3.61%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.20%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.20%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (9.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.02%) Firewall
1 5 (6.02%) Wireless
2 3 (3.61%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (33.73%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.25%) Firebird
3 3 (3.61%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.41%) SQLite
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (8.43%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.61%) Ant
2 3 (3.61%) LabVIEW
2 3 (3.61%) Maven
3 2 (2.41%) Selenium
4 1 (1.20%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.20%) Moq
4 1 (1.20%) Cucumber
General
1 16 (19.28%) Automotive
2 4 (4.82%) Finance
2 4 (4.82%) Electronics
3 3 (3.61%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (43.37%) .NET
2 25 (30.12%) jQuery
3 21 (25.30%) HTML
4 18 (21.69%) ASP.NET
5 17 (20.48%) CSS
5 17 (20.48%) WCF
6 15 (18.07%) SOAP
6 15 (18.07%) XML
7 11 (13.25%) WPF
8 10 (12.05%) Web Services
9 9 (10.84%) Ext JS
10 7 (8.43%) Classic ASP
11 6 (7.23%) Entity Framework
11 6 (7.23%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (7.23%) HTML5
11 6 (7.23%) WinForms
12 5 (6.02%) .NET Framework
12 5 (6.02%) CSS3
12 5 (6.02%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 5 (6.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.46%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.43%) Physics
2 7 (8.43%) FMCG
3 5 (6.02%) Algorithms
4 4 (4.82%) Device Driver
5 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.41%) Telematics
6 2 (2.41%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (2.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.20%) Derivative
7 1 (1.20%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 22 (26.51%) Linux
2 13 (15.66%) Windows
3 4 (4.82%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.82%) Android
3 4 (4.82%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (86.75%) Software Engineering
2 14 (16.87%) Asset Management
2 14 (16.87%) Network Management
3 13 (15.66%) MVC
4 9 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (8.43%) Mentoring
6 5 (6.02%) TDD
7 4 (4.82%) Scrum
7 4 (4.82%) Practice Management
7 4 (4.82%) B2B
7 4 (4.82%) OO
8 3 (3.61%) Validation
8 3 (3.61%) Time Management
9 2 (2.41%) Multithreading
10 1 (1.20%) DSDM
10 1 (1.20%) Automated Testing
10 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Architecture
10 1 (1.20%) Requirements Analysis
10 1 (1.20%) Unit Testing
10 1 (1.20%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (54.22%) C
2 44 (53.01%) C#
3 42 (50.60%) C++
4 38 (45.78%) JavaScript
5 25 (30.12%) SQL
6 20 (24.10%) Perl
7 19 (22.89%) Python
8 16 (19.28%) Java
8 16 (19.28%) Shell Script
9 11 (13.25%) PHP
9 11 (13.25%) VB
10 8 (9.64%) Embedded C
11 7 (8.43%) VBScript
11 7 (8.43%) XAML
12 6 (7.23%) Objective-C
13 5 (6.02%) Embedded C++
14 3 (3.61%) MATLAB
15 2 (2.41%) Assembly Language
16 1 (1.20%) VC++
16 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 34 (40.96%) Degree
2 13 (15.66%) Security Cleared
3 7 (8.43%) SC Cleared
4 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 10 (12.05%) Firmware
2 6 (7.23%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (21.69%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.02%) Intel
2 5 (6.02%) Rackspace
3 4 (4.82%) DevExpress
4 3 (3.61%) Oracle
4 3 (3.61%) QNX
5 1 (1.20%) webMethods
5 1 (1.20%) Xilinx
5 1 (1.20%) Sitecore
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