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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
Rank 52 33 43
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +10
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 39 93 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 4.30% 7.29% 5.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.84% 8.23% 6.23%
Number of salaries quoted 30 80 53
Median salary £52,500 £43,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,650 £34,250 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
805 1130 1108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 88.75% 88.56% 86.63%
Number of salaries quoted 590 845 866
Median salary £50,000 £49,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.01% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,300 £29,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 19 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Essex region over the 3 months to 19 January 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 -9 18 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Basildon - 4 - -
Harlow +3 2 £50,000 - 1
Chelmsford -13 1 - - 1
Saffron Walden - 1 £50,000 -
Waltham Abbey - 1 £42,500 -
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 41 (53.25%) Degree
2 40 (51.95%) Java
3 39 (50.65%) JavaScript
3 39 (50.65%) Computer Science
4 37 (48.05%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (45.45%) CSS
6 32 (41.56%) JBoss
6 32 (41.56%) HTML
6 32 (41.56%) J2EE
6 32 (41.56%) Relational Database
7 30 (38.96%) Ajax
7 30 (38.96%) OOP
7 30 (38.96%) OO
7 30 (38.96%) Swing
8 29 (37.66%) E-Commerce
8 29 (37.66%) Oracle
9 28 (36.36%) Open Source
10 26 (33.77%) WebSphere
10 26 (33.77%) Oracle Database
10 26 (33.77%) WebLogic
11 24 (31.17%) Linux
12 18 (23.38%) Electronics
13 16 (20.78%) Windows
13 16 (20.78%) SQL
13 16 (20.78%) Middleware
14 15 (19.48%) Device Driver
15 14 (18.18%) Embedded C
16 13 (16.88%) C
16 13 (16.88%) VxWorks
16 13 (16.88%) Security Cleared

Software Engineering
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 32 (41.56%) JBoss
2 26 (33.77%) WebLogic
2 26 (33.77%) WebSphere
3 4 (5.19%) Apache
4 3 (3.90%) CMS
4 3 (3.90%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.30%) Amazon Kinesis
1 1 (1.30%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.49%) SNMP
2 3 (3.90%) DNS
3 2 (2.60%) HTTP
4 1 (1.30%) DHCP
4 1 (1.30%) IGMP
4 1 (1.30%) PBX
4 1 (1.30%) Q.931
4 1 (1.30%) RTCP
4 1 (1.30%) RTP
4 1 (1.30%) SSL
4 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.30%) VLAN
4 1 (1.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (41.56%) Relational Database
2 26 (33.77%) Oracle Database
3 7 (9.09%) RDBMS
4 5 (6.49%) MySQL
5 4 (5.19%) GIS
5 4 (5.19%) JasperReports
6 2 (2.60%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (7.79%) JIRA
2 5 (6.49%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.19%) Ant
3 4 (5.19%) ClearQuest
3 4 (5.19%) CruiseControl
3 4 (5.19%) FishEye
3 4 (5.19%) Hudson
3 4 (5.19%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.19%) JUnit
3 4 (5.19%) Maven
3 4 (5.19%) MSTest
3 4 (5.19%) Rhino Mocks
3 4 (5.19%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.60%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.30%) Subversion
General
1 18 (23.38%) Electronics
2 6 (7.79%) Automotive
3 4 (5.19%) Banking
3 4 (5.19%) Finance
4 3 (3.90%) Legal
4 3 (3.90%) Marketing
4 3 (3.90%) Retail
5 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.30%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 48 (62.34%) Developer
2 36 (46.75%) Java Developer
3 30 (38.96%) Senior Developer
4 29 (37.66%) Software Engineer
5 26 (33.77%) Agile Developer
5 26 (33.77%) Agile Java Developer
5 26 (33.77%) J2EE Developer
5 26 (33.77%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 26 (33.77%) Oracle Developer
6 25 (32.47%) Java Programmer
6 25 (32.47%) Programmer
6 25 (32.47%) Senior Java Developer
7 24 (31.17%) Senior Java Programmer
7 24 (31.17%) Senior Programmer
8 23 (29.87%) J2EE Programmer
9 22 (28.57%) Senior Agile Developer
9 22 (28.57%) Senior Agile Java Developer
9 22 (28.57%) Senior J2EE Developer
9 22 (28.57%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
9 22 (28.57%) Senior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (45.45%) CSS
2 32 (41.56%) HTML
2 32 (41.56%) J2EE
3 30 (38.96%) Ajax
3 30 (38.96%) Swing
4 16 (20.78%) Middleware
5 10 (12.99%) Web Services
6 9 (11.69%) Spring
7 7 (9.09%) .NET
7 7 (9.09%) GWT
7 7 (9.09%) jQuery
7 7 (9.09%) JSON
8 6 (7.79%) Hibernate
9 5 (6.49%) .NET Framework
9 5 (6.49%) AngularJS
9 5 (6.49%) REST
9 5 (6.49%) WPF
10 4 (5.19%) CSS3
10 4 (5.19%) Entity Framework
10 4 (5.19%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 39 (50.65%) Computer Science
2 15 (19.48%) Device Driver
3 12 (15.58%) CUDA
4 10 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.19%) e-Health
5 4 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (5.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (5.19%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.90%) Blog
7 2 (2.60%) Telematics
8 1 (1.30%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 24 (31.17%) Linux
2 16 (20.78%) Windows
3 13 (16.88%) VxWorks
4 4 (5.19%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (48.05%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (38.96%) OO
2 30 (38.96%) OOP
3 29 (37.66%) E-Commerce
4 28 (36.36%) Open Source
5 12 (15.58%) TDD
6 11 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 6 (7.79%) Scrum
8 5 (6.49%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (6.49%) Device Driver Development
8 5 (6.49%) DevOps
8 5 (6.49%) MVC
8 5 (6.49%) SDLC
9 4 (5.19%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 4 (5.19%) Dependency Injection
9 4 (5.19%) Issue Tracking
9 4 (5.19%) Kanban
9 4 (5.19%) Structured Programming
9 4 (5.19%) System Testing
9 4 (5.19%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 40 (51.95%) Java
2 39 (50.65%) JavaScript
3 16 (20.78%) SQL
4 14 (18.18%) Embedded C
5 13 (16.88%) C
6 9 (11.69%) C#
7 6 (7.79%) C++
8 5 (6.49%) Python
9 4 (5.19%) T-SQL
9 4 (5.19%) VB
9 4 (5.19%) XAML
10 3 (3.90%) PHP
11 1 (1.30%) Perl
11 1 (1.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 41 (53.25%) Degree
2 13 (16.88%) Security Cleared
3 10 (12.99%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.19%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (3.90%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.60%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.79%) Firmware
2 4 (5.19%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (5.19%) BMC PATROL
1 4 (5.19%) Nagios
1 4 (5.19%) OpenView
1 4 (5.19%) Tivoli
1 4 (5.19%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 1 (1.30%) Ansible
Vendors
1 29 (37.66%) Oracle
2 12 (15.58%) Intel
3 6 (7.79%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.19%) Adobe
4 4 (5.19%) Atlassian
4 4 (5.19%) BMC
4 4 (5.19%) CA
4 4 (5.19%) Compuware
4 4 (5.19%) Dynatrace
4 4 (5.19%) Google
4 4 (5.19%) HP
4 4 (5.19%) IBM
4 4 (5.19%) Nimsoft
5 3 (3.90%) Zend
6 1 (1.30%) Snowplow
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
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Posted: 14 days ago
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