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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 73 76 83
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 23 34 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.20% 2.47% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.37% 2.55% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 20 24 20
Median salary £40,000 £48,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.94% +21.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £65,000 £47,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
972 1332 1345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 92.84% 96.66% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 689 980 1071
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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
Colchester +5 9 £40,000 -20.00%
Chelmsford -5 6 £24,000 -
Saffron Walden - 5 £40,000 -
Harlow - 1 £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 10 December 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 29 (74.36%) Software Engineering
2 19 (48.72%) Linux
2 19 (48.72%) Electronics
3 17 (43.59%) Windows
4 16 (41.03%) Embedded C
5 15 (38.46%) Device Driver
6 14 (35.90%) VxWorks
6 14 (35.90%) C
6 14 (35.90%) Degree
7 13 (33.33%) CUDA
7 13 (33.33%) Java
7 13 (33.33%) Middleware
8 12 (30.77%) Intel
9 11 (28.21%) Computer Science
10 8 (20.51%) C++
11 7 (17.95%) Firmware
11 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
12 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
12 6 (15.38%) SQL
13 5 (12.82%) Device Driver Development
13 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
13 5 (12.82%) Relational Database
14 4 (10.26%) Internet of Things
14 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
14 4 (10.26%) Automotive
14 4 (10.26%) C#
14 4 (10.26%) Internet
15 3 (7.69%) Python
15 3 (7.69%) HTTP
15 3 (7.69%) Perl

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 (2.56%) Apache
1 1 (2.56%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) Internet
2 3 (7.69%) HTTP
3 1 (2.56%) DHCP
3 1 (2.56%) IGMP
3 1 (2.56%) PBX
3 1 (2.56%) Q.931
3 1 (2.56%) RTCP
3 1 (2.56%) RTP
3 1 (2.56%) SNMP
3 1 (2.56%) SSL
3 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.56%) VLAN
3 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.56%) GIS
2 1 (2.56%) JasperReports
2 1 (2.56%) MySQL
2 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) JIRA
2 1 (2.56%) Ant
2 1 (2.56%) ClearQuest
2 1 (2.56%) CruiseControl
2 1 (2.56%) FishEye
2 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.56%) Hudson
2 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.56%) JUnit
2 1 (2.56%) Maven
2 1 (2.56%) Subversion
2 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (48.72%) Electronics
2 4 (10.26%) Automotive
3 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.56%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (33.33%) Middleware
2 3 (7.69%) GWT
3 2 (5.13%) CSS
3 2 (5.13%) J2EE
3 2 (5.13%) REST
3 2 (5.13%) Web Services
4 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.56%) Apache Flex
4 1 (2.56%) AWT
4 1 (2.56%) FreeSWITCH
4 1 (2.56%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.56%) HTML
4 1 (2.56%) JMS
4 1 (2.56%) JSON
4 1 (2.56%) OAuth
4 1 (2.56%) OpenCL
4 1 (2.56%) OpenGL
4 1 (2.56%) Spring
4 1 (2.56%) Swing
4 1 (2.56%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 15 (38.46%) Device Driver
2 13 (33.33%) CUDA
3 11 (28.21%) Computer Science
4 4 (10.26%) Internet of Things
5 2 (5.13%) Telematics
6 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (2.56%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 19 (48.72%) Linux
2 17 (43.59%) Windows
3 14 (35.90%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (74.36%) Software Engineering
2 5 (12.82%) Device Driver Development
3 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.69%) SDLC
5 2 (5.13%) CMMI
5 2 (5.13%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.13%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (5.13%) Functional Testing
5 2 (5.13%) Integration Testing
5 2 (5.13%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (5.13%) Scrum
6 1 (2.56%) Analytics
6 1 (2.56%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.56%) ERP
6 1 (2.56%) Issue Tracking
6 1 (2.56%) Kanban
6 1 (2.56%) OO
6 1 (2.56%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.56%) TDD
6 1 (2.56%) UML
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) Embedded C
2 14 (35.90%) C
3 13 (33.33%) Java
4 8 (20.51%) C++
5 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 6 (15.38%) SQL
6 4 (10.26%) C#
7 3 (7.69%) Perl
7 3 (7.69%) Python
8 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (35.90%) Degree
2 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
3 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.13%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) MISRA
2 1 (2.56%) MISRA C
System Software
1 7 (17.95%) Firmware
2 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) Intel
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) Adobe
3 1 (2.56%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.56%) Google