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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 27 47 26
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -21
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 76 35 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 6.11% 3.17% 7.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.82% 4.34% 8.95%
Number of salaries quoted 64 27 68
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £21,650 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,750 £48,250
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
972 807 883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 78.14% 73.10% 81.84%
Number of salaries quoted 720 630 712
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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
(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 -10 12 £46,250 +8.82% 1
Harlow - 8 £45,000 - 1
Colchester -7 5 £40,000 - 1
Basildon -3 4 - - 2
Saffron Walden +3 2 £37,500 -
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £37,500 -
Witham -2 1 £37,000 +8.82%
Brentwood - 1 - -
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 67 (40.36%) SQL
2 65 (39.16%) C#
3 58 (34.94%) Degree
4 55 (33.13%) Java
4 55 (33.13%) .NET
5 52 (31.33%) C
6 48 (28.92%) Agile Software Development
7 43 (25.90%) MVC
7 43 (25.90%) ASP.NET
8 39 (23.49%) Spring
9 38 (22.89%) Computer Science
10 37 (22.29%) SQL Server
11 36 (21.69%) JavaScript
12 34 (20.48%) HTML
12 34 (20.48%) C++
13 33 (19.88%) Windows
14 32 (19.28%) Struts
14 32 (19.28%) ASP.NET MVC
15 31 (18.67%) SDLC
16 30 (18.07%) TDD
16 30 (18.07%) JBoss
17 28 (16.87%) Hibernate
17 28 (16.87%) Unit Testing
18 27 (16.27%) JPA
18 27 (16.27%) TeamCity
18 27 (16.27%) Linux
18 27 (16.27%) CSS
18 27 (16.27%) Servlets
18 27 (16.27%) AngularJS
19 25 (15.06%) SOA

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 30 (18.07%) JBoss
2 6 (3.61%) WebLogic
2 6 (3.61%) Node.js
3 5 (3.01%) WebSphere
3 5 (3.01%) Apache
4 4 (2.41%) IIS
5 3 (1.81%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.81%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.81%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (9.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.20%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.60%) Google Compute Engine
2 1 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.60%) Firebase
2 1 (0.60%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.61%) Internet
2 5 (3.01%) Ethernet
2 5 (3.01%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.41%) DNS
3 4 (2.41%) FTP
3 4 (2.41%) HTTP
3 4 (2.41%) Wireless
3 4 (2.41%) SSH
4 2 (1.20%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (22.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.22%) Firebird
3 6 (3.61%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.41%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (2.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (1.81%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.20%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.20%) RavenDB
6 2 (1.20%) Neo4j
6 2 (1.20%) SQLite
6 2 (1.20%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 27 (16.27%) TeamCity
2 22 (13.25%) Eclipse
3 21 (12.65%) Eclipse RCP
4 9 (5.42%) Visual Studio
5 8 (4.82%) LabVIEW
6 7 (4.22%) Maven
7 5 (3.01%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (2.41%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (2.41%) JUnit
9 3 (1.81%) Ant
9 3 (1.81%) Selenium
9 3 (1.81%) SpecFlow
9 3 (1.81%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.81%) Git (software)
9 3 (1.81%) Moq
9 3 (1.81%) Rational DOORS
10 2 (1.20%) NUnit
10 2 (1.20%) MSTest
11 1 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.60%) Grunt
General
1 20 (12.05%) Automotive
2 13 (7.83%) Finance
3 12 (7.23%) Back Office
4 11 (6.63%) Electronics
5 4 (2.41%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.60%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 106 (63.86%) Developer
2 66 (39.76%) Software Engineer
3 45 (27.11%) Java Developer
4 26 (15.66%) Senior Developer
5 23 (13.86%) Programmer
6 15 (9.04%) Senior Java Developer
7 14 (8.43%) C# Developer
7 14 (8.43%) C# .NET Developer
8 12 (7.23%) AWS Developer
8 12 (7.23%) .NET Developer
8 12 (7.23%) Graduate
9 11 (6.63%) Software Developer
9 11 (6.63%) Architect
9 11 (6.63%) Senior Software Engineer
10 9 (5.42%) Lead Developer
10 9 (5.42%) Systems Engineer
11 8 (4.82%) Graduate Developer
11 8 (4.82%) Graduate Java Developer
12 7 (4.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 7 (4.22%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (33.13%) .NET
2 43 (25.90%) ASP.NET
3 39 (23.49%) Spring
4 34 (20.48%) HTML
5 32 (19.28%) Struts
5 32 (19.28%) ASP.NET MVC
6 28 (16.87%) Hibernate
7 27 (16.27%) CSS
7 27 (16.27%) Servlets
7 27 (16.27%) JPA
7 27 (16.27%) AngularJS
8 25 (15.06%) KnockoutJS
9 24 (14.46%) EJB
9 24 (14.46%) JavaBeans
10 18 (10.84%) jQuery
11 17 (10.24%) J2EE
12 14 (8.43%) WPF
13 13 (7.83%) XML
14 12 (7.23%) Web Services
15 11 (6.63%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 38 (22.89%) Computer Science
2 20 (12.05%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.42%) Physics
4 5 (3.01%) Device Driver
4 5 (3.01%) CUDA
4 5 (3.01%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (2.41%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.41%) FMCG
5 4 (2.41%) Telematics
5 4 (2.41%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.41%) Mechatronics
5 4 (2.41%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.81%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.81%) User Experience
7 2 (1.20%) RIA
7 2 (1.20%) Human Factors
8 1 (0.60%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 33 (19.88%) Windows
2 27 (16.27%) Linux
3 4 (2.41%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.41%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (2.41%) Android
4 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.20%) CentOS
4 2 (1.20%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.60%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (28.92%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (25.90%) MVC
3 31 (18.67%) SDLC
4 30 (18.07%) TDD
5 28 (16.87%) Unit Testing
6 25 (15.06%) SOA
7 21 (12.65%) Scrum
8 20 (12.05%) OO
9 16 (9.64%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (4.82%) Requirements Analysis
11 7 (4.22%) Asset Management
11 7 (4.22%) Validation
11 7 (4.22%) Network Management
12 6 (3.61%) Time Management
12 6 (3.61%) Mentoring
12 6 (3.61%) OOP
12 6 (3.61%) Integration Testing
13 5 (3.01%) Multithreading
13 5 (3.01%) Requirements Management
13 5 (3.01%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (40.36%) SQL
2 65 (39.16%) C#
3 55 (33.13%) Java
4 52 (31.33%) C
5 36 (21.69%) JavaScript
6 34 (20.48%) C++
7 13 (7.83%) Perl
7 13 (7.83%) VB
8 11 (6.63%) Embedded C
9 10 (6.02%) Python
10 9 (5.42%) Shell Script
11 8 (4.82%) XAML
12 7 (4.22%) PHP
13 6 (3.61%) PL/SQL
13 6 (3.61%) Embedded C++
14 5 (3.01%) VC++
14 5 (3.01%) VBScript
14 5 (3.01%) PowerShell
15 4 (2.41%) Objective-C
16 3 (1.81%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 58 (34.94%) Degree
2 18 (10.84%) Security Cleared
3 13 (7.83%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.20%) MCTS
5 2 (1.20%) MCSD
5 2 (1.20%) MCSE
5 2 (1.20%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.20%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.60%) JTAG
2 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.01%) Firmware
2 4 (2.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.20%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 24 (14.46%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.63%) Oracle
3 5 (3.01%) Google
4 4 (2.41%) QNX
5 3 (1.81%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.20%) EPiServer
6 2 (1.20%) Micro Focus
6 2 (1.20%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.60%) Intel
7 1 (0.60%) DevExpress
Essex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Bristow Holland
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Proteus Europe
Posted: 4 days ago
Harlow, Essex
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Close to borders of Cambridgeshire Essex...
Questor Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary according to experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Basildon
Xchanging UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive+bens+bonus
Posted: 15 days ago