The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 62 32 21
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -11
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 35 75 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.71% 6.44% 8.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.44% 8.03% 11.78%
Number of salaries quoted 26 68 67
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineering
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1018 934 611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 78.91% 80.24% 74.15%
Number of salaries quoted 755 700 555
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £58,250 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Essex region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Essex

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Essex

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
Chelmsford +1 10 £31,000 -29.14% 1
Harlow 0 4 £28,500 -38.04%
Saffron Walden -3 4 £52,500 +50.00%
Colchester -8 3 £43,750 +9.37%
Braintree +5 1 £40,000 +33.33%
Witham - 1 £34,000 - 1
Halstead - 1 £40,000 -
Loughton - 1 £22,500 -
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 29 (40.85%) C#
2 27 (38.03%) .NET
3 26 (36.62%) Windows
4 24 (33.80%) C
4 24 (33.80%) C++
5 23 (32.39%) Degree
6 19 (26.76%) SQL
7 18 (25.35%) ASP.NET
8 16 (22.54%) Java
8 16 (22.54%) Microsoft
9 15 (21.13%) VB.NET
9 15 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (19.72%) Computer Science
11 13 (18.31%) SQL Server
12 12 (16.90%) Visual Studio
13 10 (14.08%) TDD
13 10 (14.08%) Automotive
13 10 (14.08%) WCF
13 10 (14.08%) WPF
13 10 (14.08%) jQuery
13 10 (14.08%) Multithreading
14 9 (12.68%) MVC
14 9 (12.68%) HTML
15 8 (11.27%) XML
15 8 (11.27%) Embedded C
15 8 (11.27%) MS Excel
15 8 (11.27%) Android
15 8 (11.27%) Apple iOS
16 7 (9.86%) Windows 7
16 7 (9.86%) Firmware

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Essex region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (8.45%) JBoss
2 3 (4.23%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.82%) GlassFish
3 2 (2.82%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (11.27%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.86%) MS Office
3 3 (4.23%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) SMS
1 2 (2.82%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.82%) SMPP
1 2 (2.82%) NFC
2 1 (1.41%) SSL
2 1 (1.41%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.31%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.82%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.82%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.82%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (16.90%) Visual Studio
2 6 (8.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (7.04%) MSTest
3 5 (7.04%) NUnit
4 4 (5.63%) Subversion
4 4 (5.63%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (2.82%) Gradle
5 2 (2.82%) Maven
5 2 (2.82%) LabVIEW
5 2 (2.82%) Ant
6 1 (1.41%) JUnit
6 1 (1.41%) Selenium
6 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.41%) MSBuild
General
1 10 (14.08%) Automotive
2 7 (9.86%) Finance
3 4 (5.63%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.23%) Electronics
4 3 (4.23%) Marketing
5 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.41%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.41%) Advertising
5 1 (1.41%) Military
5 1 (1.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (53.52%) Developer
2 36 (50.70%) Software Engineer
3 21 (29.58%) Software Developer
4 10 (14.08%) Graduate
5 9 (12.68%) .NET Developer
6 7 (9.86%) Java Developer
6 7 (9.86%) C# Developer
7 6 (8.45%) Junior
7 6 (8.45%) Junior Developer
7 6 (8.45%) Graduate Developer
7 6 (8.45%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Junior .NET Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Graduate Software Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Junior Software Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Senior Software Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Java Programmer
9 3 (4.23%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (38.03%) .NET
2 18 (25.35%) ASP.NET
3 10 (14.08%) WCF
3 10 (14.08%) WPF
3 10 (14.08%) jQuery
4 9 (12.68%) HTML
5 8 (11.27%) XML
6 7 (9.86%) J2EE
7 6 (8.45%) Java EE
7 6 (8.45%) LINQ
8 5 (7.04%) Silverlight
8 5 (7.04%) CSS
8 5 (7.04%) Hibernate
9 4 (5.63%) WinForms
9 4 (5.63%) OpenGL
10 3 (4.23%) Spring
10 3 (4.23%) .NET Framework
10 3 (4.23%) SOAP
10 3 (4.23%) EJB
10 3 (4.23%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.72%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.23%) Client/Server
2 3 (4.23%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.82%) CUDA
4 1 (1.41%) User Experience
4 1 (1.41%) PKI
4 1 (1.41%) SCADA
4 1 (1.41%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.41%) Physics
4 1 (1.41%) NHS
4 1 (1.41%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 26 (36.62%) Windows
2 8 (11.27%) Android
2 8 (11.27%) Apple iOS
3 7 (9.86%) Windows 7
4 6 (8.45%) Linux
5 3 (4.23%) Windows XP
5 3 (4.23%) Windows Phone
6 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (14.08%) TDD
2 10 (14.08%) Multithreading
3 9 (12.68%) MVC
4 6 (8.45%) Validation
4 6 (8.45%) OO
4 6 (8.45%) Image Processing
4 6 (8.45%) Change Control
5 5 (7.04%) Android Development
5 5 (7.04%) iOS Development
5 5 (7.04%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (7.04%) OOP
5 5 (7.04%) Project Management
6 3 (4.23%) UML
7 2 (2.82%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.82%) E-Commerce
7 2 (2.82%) Regression Testing
7 2 (2.82%) Scrum
7 2 (2.82%) MVVM
7 2 (2.82%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (40.85%) C#
2 24 (33.80%) C++
2 24 (33.80%) C
3 19 (26.76%) SQL
4 16 (22.54%) Java
5 15 (21.13%) VB.NET
6 8 (11.27%) Embedded C
7 5 (7.04%) JavaScript
8 4 (5.63%) Perl
8 4 (5.63%) Python
8 4 (5.63%) XAML
9 3 (4.23%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.82%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.82%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.41%) VBScript
11 1 (1.41%) VC++
11 1 (1.41%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.41%) R
11 1 (1.41%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 23 (32.39%) Degree
2 4 (5.63%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.23%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.82%) HNC
4 2 (2.82%) HND
5 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) QA
1 1 (1.41%) JSP 440
1 1 (1.41%) JTAG
1 1 (1.41%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 7 (9.86%) Firmware
2 2 (2.82%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 16 (22.54%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.23%) Intel
2 3 (4.23%) Google
2 3 (4.23%) Oracle
3 1 (1.41%) Green Hills
3 1 (1.41%) Twitter
3 1 (1.41%) Siemens
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