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 1 March 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
Rank 61 80 76
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 24 21 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.55% 1.82% 2.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.69% 1.87% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 21
Median salary £24,000 £46,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-48.10% +15.62%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
893 1122 1222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 94.80% 96.97% 97.29%
Number of salaries quoted 678 854 986
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 1 March 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 1 March 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
Colchester +1 7 - - 3
Chelmsford - 6 £24,000 - 1
Saffron Walden -2 3 £40,000 -15.78%
Harlow - 1 £50,000 -
Software Engineer
East of England

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 March 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 32 (68.09%) Software Engineering
2 23 (48.94%) Java
3 18 (38.30%) Degree
4 17 (36.17%) C
5 16 (34.04%) Computer Science
6 15 (31.91%) Electronics
7 14 (29.79%) Middleware
7 14 (29.79%) Windows
8 12 (25.53%) Linux
8 12 (25.53%) C++
9 11 (23.40%) SQL
9 11 (23.40%) JavaScript
10 10 (21.28%) Device Driver
10 10 (21.28%) Embedded C
10 10 (21.28%) Issue Tracking
11 9 (19.15%) Security Cleared
11 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (19.15%) JSON
11 9 (19.15%) VxWorks
12 8 (17.02%) C#
12 8 (17.02%) GWT
12 8 (17.02%) CUDA
13 7 (14.89%) REST
13 7 (14.89%) SC Cleared
13 7 (14.89%) JIRA
13 7 (14.89%) CSS
13 7 (14.89%) Web Services
13 7 (14.89%) Scrum
13 7 (14.89%) Intel
13 7 (14.89%) Relational Database

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 6 (12.77%) Apache
1 6 (12.77%) JBoss
2 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) Internet
2 3 (6.38%) HTTP
3 1 (2.13%) DHCP
3 1 (2.13%) IGMP
3 1 (2.13%) PBX
3 1 (2.13%) Q.931
3 1 (2.13%) RTCP
3 1 (2.13%) RTP
3 1 (2.13%) SNMP
3 1 (2.13%) SSL
3 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.13%) VLAN
3 1 (2.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) Relational Database
2 6 (12.77%) GIS
2 6 (12.77%) JasperReports
2 6 (12.77%) RDBMS
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) JIRA
2 6 (12.77%) Ant
2 6 (12.77%) ClearQuest
2 6 (12.77%) CruiseControl
2 6 (12.77%) FishEye
2 6 (12.77%) Hudson
2 6 (12.77%) Jenkins
2 6 (12.77%) JUnit
2 6 (12.77%) Maven
2 6 (12.77%) TeamCity
3 3 (6.38%) Subversion
4 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (31.91%) Electronics
2 3 (6.38%) Automotive
2 3 (6.38%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.79%) Middleware
2 9 (19.15%) JSON
3 8 (17.02%) GWT
4 7 (14.89%) CSS
4 7 (14.89%) REST
4 7 (14.89%) Web Services
5 6 (12.77%) Ajax
5 6 (12.77%) Apache Flex
5 6 (12.77%) AWT
5 6 (12.77%) Hibernate
5 6 (12.77%) JMS
5 6 (12.77%) Spring
5 6 (12.77%) Swing
6 3 (6.38%) .NET
6 3 (6.38%) XML
7 2 (4.26%) J2EE
8 1 (2.13%) FreeSWITCH
8 1 (2.13%) HTML
8 1 (2.13%) OAuth
8 1 (2.13%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 16 (34.04%) Computer Science
2 10 (21.28%) Device Driver
3 8 (17.02%) CUDA
4 6 (12.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (12.77%) Internet of Things
5 2 (4.26%) Infotainment
6 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.13%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.79%) Windows
2 12 (25.53%) Linux
3 9 (19.15%) VxWorks
4 2 (4.26%) Windows 10
4 2 (4.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (68.09%) Software Engineering
2 10 (21.28%) Issue Tracking
3 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (14.89%) Scrum
5 6 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (12.77%) DevOps
5 6 (12.77%) Kanban
5 6 (12.77%) OO
5 6 (12.77%) Open Source
5 6 (12.77%) TDD
5 6 (12.77%) UML
5 6 (12.77%) Unit Testing
6 5 (10.64%) Device Driver Development
7 4 (8.51%) Multithreading
7 4 (8.51%) Physics
8 3 (6.38%) CRM
8 3 (6.38%) Information Assurance
8 3 (6.38%) Integration Testing
8 3 (6.38%) Strategic Planning
9 2 (4.26%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (48.94%) Java
2 17 (36.17%) C
3 12 (25.53%) C++
4 11 (23.40%) JavaScript
4 11 (23.40%) SQL
5 10 (21.28%) Embedded C
6 8 (17.02%) C#
7 6 (12.77%) Perl
8 3 (6.38%) Python
9 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.13%) Embedded C++
10 1 (2.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (38.30%) Degree
2 9 (19.15%) Security Cleared
3 7 (14.89%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.26%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
System Software
1 6 (12.77%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.64%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (14.89%) Intel
2 6 (12.77%) Adobe
2 6 (12.77%) Atlassian
2 6 (12.77%) Google
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle
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