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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 82 76 90
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 15 32 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.49% 2.45% 1.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 2.51% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 9 22 21
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -8.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average 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
976 1276 1371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 96.92% 97.78% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 772 1038 1105
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average 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 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(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
Saffron Walden -1 7 £47,500 +26.66%
Colchester -5 3 - -
Basildon - 1 £62,500 -
Software Engineer
East of England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 35 (81.40%) Software Engineering
2 24 (55.81%) Degree
3 21 (48.84%) Computer Science
4 19 (44.19%) C
5 18 (41.86%) Java
6 17 (39.53%) C++
7 16 (37.21%) Linux
8 15 (34.88%) Embedded C
8 15 (34.88%) Python
8 15 (34.88%) JavaScript
9 13 (30.23%) SQL
10 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
11 9 (20.93%) Shell Script
11 9 (20.93%) VxWorks
11 9 (20.93%) Perl
11 9 (20.93%) C#
12 8 (18.60%) .NET
12 8 (18.60%) Relational Database
13 7 (16.28%) SDLC
13 7 (16.28%) RESTful
13 7 (16.28%) Manufacturing
14 6 (13.95%) Finance
14 6 (13.95%) Internet
14 6 (13.95%) Embedded C++
14 6 (13.95%) Oracle
14 6 (13.95%) HTML
14 6 (13.95%) Bioinformatics
14 6 (13.95%) Biology
14 6 (13.95%) CUDA
14 6 (13.95%) Internet of Things

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 3 (6.98%) Apache Solr
1 3 (6.98%) GlassFish
1 3 (6.98%) JBoss
1 3 (6.98%) WebLogic
1 3 (6.98%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) Relational Database
2 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.98%) MySQL
3 3 (6.98%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.98%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.65%) Big Data
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Git (software)
1 4 (9.30%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.98%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.98%) Maven
3 2 (4.65%) Subversion
General
1 7 (16.28%) Manufacturing
2 6 (13.95%) Finance
3 4 (9.30%) Automotive
4 1 (2.33%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.33%) Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.60%) .NET
2 7 (16.28%) RESTful
3 6 (13.95%) HTML
3 6 (13.95%) OpenCL
4 5 (11.63%) CSS
5 4 (9.30%) OpenGL
5 4 (9.30%) WPF
6 3 (6.98%) .NET Framework
6 3 (6.98%) Ajax
6 3 (6.98%) AngularJS
6 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET
6 3 (6.98%) Entity Framework
6 3 (6.98%) Guice
6 3 (6.98%) J2EE
6 3 (6.98%) Lucene
6 3 (6.98%) Spring
6 3 (6.98%) Swing
6 3 (6.98%) Web Services
7 2 (4.65%) SOAP
7 2 (4.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (48.84%) Computer Science
2 6 (13.95%) Biology
2 6 (13.95%) CUDA
2 6 (13.95%) Internet of Things
3 5 (11.63%) Life Science
4 4 (9.30%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (9.30%) Physics
5 3 (6.98%) Proteomics
6 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.65%) Data Structures
6 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
6 2 (4.65%) Mathematics
6 2 (4.65%) User Experience
7 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (37.21%) Linux
2 9 (20.93%) VxWorks
3 5 (11.63%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (9.30%) Windows
5 3 (6.98%) Unix
6 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (81.40%) Software Engineering
2 7 (16.28%) SDLC
3 6 (13.95%) Bioinformatics
4 5 (11.63%) Embedded Software Development
4 5 (11.63%) OO
4 5 (11.63%) OOP
4 5 (11.63%) Project Management
5 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (9.30%) Benchmarking
5 4 (9.30%) Configuration Management
5 4 (9.30%) Defect Tracking
5 4 (9.30%) Multithreading
5 4 (9.30%) Open Source
6 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.98%) MVC
7 2 (4.65%) Change Management
7 2 (4.65%) Issue Tracking
7 2 (4.65%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.65%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (44.19%) C
2 18 (41.86%) Java
3 17 (39.53%) C++
4 15 (34.88%) Embedded C
4 15 (34.88%) JavaScript
4 15 (34.88%) Python
5 13 (30.23%) SQL
6 9 (20.93%) C#
6 9 (20.93%) Perl
6 9 (20.93%) Shell Script
7 6 (13.95%) Embedded C++
8 3 (6.98%) Bash Shell
8 3 (6.98%) PL/SQL
9 2 (4.65%) XAML
10 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (55.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.33%) JTAG
1 1 (2.33%) MISRA
1 1 (2.33%) MISRA C
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.95%) Oracle
3 2 (4.65%) Twitter
4 1 (2.33%) Intel
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £41000.00 - £52000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago