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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 40 36 46
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 71 78 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 6.02% 6.24% 3.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.88% 7.34% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 54 57 30
Average salary £50,000 £38,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.87% -0.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
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
1032 1063 835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 87.46% 84.97% 84.17%
Number of salaries quoted 774 866 638
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £65,000 £65,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 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
Colchester +2 38 £57,500 +101.75%
Brentwood - 6 £27,500 - 1
Chelmsford +4 5 £37,500 -5.06%
Harlow +5 3 £50,000 -9.09%
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 106 (59.55%) Java
2 75 (42.13%) Degree
3 70 (39.33%) Computer Science
4 66 (37.08%) SQL
5 63 (35.39%) Agile Software Development
6 62 (34.83%) OO
7 61 (34.27%) JBoss
8 60 (33.71%) SQL Server
9 53 (29.78%) Oracle
10 51 (28.65%) Spring
11 49 (27.53%) Swing
12 48 (26.97%) PL/SQL
13 46 (25.84%) JavaScript
14 40 (22.47%) C
14 40 (22.47%) HTML
14 40 (22.47%) J2EE
14 40 (22.47%) Web Services
15 37 (20.79%) Hibernate
16 36 (20.22%) Linux
16 36 (20.22%) Oracle Database
16 36 (20.22%) SDLC
17 35 (19.66%) Open Source
18 34 (19.10%) OOP
18 34 (19.10%) E-Commerce
19 33 (18.54%) WebLogic
19 33 (18.54%) Relational Database
20 32 (17.98%) CSS
21 31 (17.42%) .NET
22 30 (16.85%) C#
22 30 (16.85%) Microsoft

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 61 (34.27%) JBoss
2 33 (18.54%) WebLogic
3 26 (14.61%) WebSphere
4 7 (3.93%) GlassFish
5 5 (2.81%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.56%) Node.js
Applications
1 11 (6.18%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) Firebase
1 1 (0.56%) Google App Engine
1 1 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (0.56%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.12%) Internet
2 1 (0.56%) SS7
2 1 (0.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (33.71%) SQL Server
2 36 (20.22%) Oracle Database
3 33 (18.54%) Relational Database
4 26 (14.61%) RDBMS
5 17 (9.55%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (5.62%) Oracle Database 10g
6 10 (5.62%) Oracle Database 12c
7 7 (3.93%) MySQL
7 7 (3.93%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (2.81%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.12%) Big Data
9 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 28 (15.73%) Maven
2 24 (13.48%) JUnit
3 23 (12.92%) TeamCity
4 15 (8.43%) Git (software)
5 12 (6.74%) Eclipse
5 12 (6.74%) Eclipse RCP
6 10 (5.62%) NetBeans
7 7 (3.93%) Oracle Forms
7 7 (3.93%) Selenium
7 7 (3.93%) Visual Studio
8 6 (3.37%) JIRA
8 6 (3.37%) JMeter
8 6 (3.37%) Rational DOORS
9 5 (2.81%) Jenkins
9 5 (2.81%) WebDriver
10 2 (1.12%) Subversion
11 1 (0.56%) Bower
11 1 (0.56%) DbUnit
11 1 (0.56%) Grunt
11 1 (0.56%) LabVIEW
General
1 18 (10.11%) Automotive
2 9 (5.06%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.81%) Finance
4 3 (1.69%) Electronics
5 2 (1.12%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.12%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 125 (70.22%) Developer
2 82 (46.07%) Java Developer
3 50 (28.09%) Software Engineer
4 43 (24.16%) Senior Developer
5 41 (23.03%) Senior Java Developer
6 25 (14.04%) Oracle Developer
7 21 (11.80%) J2EE Developer
7 21 (11.80%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 21 (11.80%) Programmer
8 20 (11.24%) Software Developer
9 19 (10.67%) Agile Developer
9 19 (10.67%) Agile Java Developer
9 19 (10.67%) Java Programmer
9 19 (10.67%) Senior Agile Developer
9 19 (10.67%) Senior Agile Java Developer
9 19 (10.67%) Senior J2EE Developer
9 19 (10.67%) Senior Java Programmer
9 19 (10.67%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
9 19 (10.67%) Senior Oracle Developer
9 19 (10.67%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (28.65%) Spring
2 49 (27.53%) Swing
3 40 (22.47%) HTML
3 40 (22.47%) J2EE
3 40 (22.47%) Web Services
4 37 (20.79%) Hibernate
5 32 (17.98%) CSS
6 31 (17.42%) .NET
7 28 (15.73%) Ajax
8 25 (14.04%) Java EE
9 23 (12.92%) Apache Flex
9 23 (12.92%) GWT
9 23 (12.92%) JMS
10 19 (10.67%) Struts
11 15 (8.43%) ASP.NET
11 15 (8.43%) JavaBeans
11 15 (8.43%) JPA
11 15 (8.43%) Servlets
12 13 (7.30%) jQuery
13 12 (6.74%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 70 (39.33%) Computer Science
2 22 (12.36%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.93%) Biology
3 7 (3.93%) Client/Server
3 7 (3.93%) Embedded Systems
3 7 (3.93%) Life Science
4 6 (3.37%) CUDA
5 5 (2.81%) Physics
5 5 (2.81%) Proteomics
5 5 (2.81%) User Experience
6 4 (2.25%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.25%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.12%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.12%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.12%) RIA
8 1 (0.56%) iPhone
8 1 (0.56%) Mechatronics
Operating Systems
1 36 (20.22%) Linux
2 15 (8.43%) Unix
2 15 (8.43%) Windows
3 10 (5.62%) VxWorks
4 6 (3.37%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.81%) Android
5 5 (2.81%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.81%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (35.39%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (34.83%) OO
3 36 (20.22%) SDLC
4 35 (19.66%) Open Source
5 34 (19.10%) E-Commerce
5 34 (19.10%) OOP
6 30 (16.85%) TDD
7 29 (16.29%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (12.92%) Loose Coupling
8 23 (12.92%) SOA
8 23 (12.92%) UML
9 18 (10.11%) MVC
10 15 (8.43%) Software Testing
11 12 (6.74%) Unit Testing
12 9 (5.06%) Project Management
13 8 (4.49%) Business Transformation
13 8 (4.49%) Data Modelling
14 7 (3.93%) Bioinformatics
14 7 (3.93%) Configuration Management
14 7 (3.93%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 106 (59.55%) Java
2 66 (37.08%) SQL
3 48 (26.97%) PL/SQL
4 46 (25.84%) JavaScript
5 40 (22.47%) C
6 30 (16.85%) C#
7 24 (13.48%) C++
8 21 (11.80%) VB.NET
9 19 (10.67%) Embedded C
10 13 (7.30%) Python
11 9 (5.06%) Embedded C++
12 8 (4.49%) T-SQL
13 6 (3.37%) Perl
14 5 (2.81%) Bash Shell
14 5 (2.81%) Shell Script
14 5 (2.81%) VB
15 1 (0.56%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.56%) XAML
Qualifications
1 75 (42.13%) Degree
2 30 (16.85%) SC Cleared
2 30 (16.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.37%) QA
2 2 (1.12%) MISRA
2 2 (1.12%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.56%) JTAG
System Software
1 4 (2.25%) Firmware
Vendors
1 53 (29.78%) Oracle
2 30 (16.85%) Microsoft
3 24 (13.48%) Google
4 2 (1.12%) Intel
4 2 (1.12%) Twitter
5 1 (0.56%) DevExpress
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