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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 54 32 20
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -12
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 52 60 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.66% 5.53% 8.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.46% 6.65% 11.67%
Number of salaries quoted 42 51 67
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1166 902 660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 82.11% 83.13% 75.69%
Number of salaries quoted 912 682 590
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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
Colchester +3 9 £28,500 -37.36% 1
Chelmsford -1 7 £26,500 -42.39%
Southend-on-Sea -13 4 £40,000 - 2
Witham - 4 £37,000 -
Saffron Walden 0 3 £52,500 +50.00% 1
Harlow -3 3 £55,000 +18.27%
Braintree +7 2 £28,500 -5.00%
Loughton - 1 £22,500 -
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 44 (47.83%) .NET
2 42 (45.65%) C#
3 34 (36.96%) SQL
4 30 (32.61%) ASP.NET
5 26 (28.26%) C++
6 25 (27.17%) C
6 25 (27.17%) JavaScript
6 25 (27.17%) MVC
6 25 (27.17%) Degree
7 24 (26.09%) Java
7 24 (26.09%) SQL Server
8 21 (22.83%) Windows
8 21 (22.83%) jQuery
9 20 (21.74%) Microsoft
10 19 (20.65%) HTML
11 18 (19.57%) XML
11 18 (19.57%) WCF
12 17 (18.48%) CSS
13 15 (16.30%) Computer Science
14 13 (14.13%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (13.04%) VB.NET
15 12 (13.04%) Visual Studio
15 12 (13.04%) HTML5
16 11 (11.96%) Automotive
17 10 (10.87%) Firmware
18 9 (9.78%) .NET Framework
18 9 (9.78%) ASP.NET MVC
19 8 (8.70%) VBScript
19 8 (8.70%) MS Office
19 8 (8.70%) MS Excel

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 (6.52%) JBoss
2 2 (2.17%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.17%) GlassFish
2 2 (2.17%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.09%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (8.70%) MS Excel
1 8 (8.70%) MS Office
2 3 (3.26%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.26%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.17%) NFC
2 2 (2.17%) SMS
2 2 (2.17%) SMPP
3 1 (1.09%) Firewall
3 1 (1.09%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.09%) FTP
3 1 (1.09%) HTTP
3 1 (1.09%) DNS
3 1 (1.09%) Internet
3 1 (1.09%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.26%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.17%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.17%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.17%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (13.04%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.43%) NUnit
2 5 (5.43%) MSTest
3 4 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.35%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (3.26%) Subversion
5 2 (2.17%) Maven
5 2 (2.17%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.17%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.17%) Gradle
5 2 (2.17%) Ant
5 2 (2.17%) JUnit
6 1 (1.09%) LabVIEW
6 1 (1.09%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.09%) Selenium
General
1 11 (11.96%) Automotive
2 7 (7.61%) Finance
3 5 (5.43%) Electronics
4 3 (3.26%) Marketing
5 2 (2.17%) Back Office
5 2 (2.17%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.09%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (60.87%) Developer
2 47 (51.09%) Software Engineer
3 18 (19.57%) Software Developer
4 14 (15.22%) C# Developer
5 13 (14.13%) .NET Developer
5 13 (14.13%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (13.04%) Java Developer
6 12 (13.04%) Programmer
7 11 (11.96%) Graduate
8 7 (7.61%) Web Developer
8 7 (7.61%) Graduate Developer
9 6 (6.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (6.52%) C# Web Developer
9 6 (6.52%) .NET Web Developer
10 5 (5.43%) Senior Developer
11 4 (4.35%) Database Engineer
11 4 (4.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 4 (4.35%) Graduate Java Developer
11 4 (4.35%) Graduate Software Engineer
12 3 (3.26%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (47.83%) .NET
2 30 (32.61%) ASP.NET
3 21 (22.83%) jQuery
4 19 (20.65%) HTML
5 18 (19.57%) XML
5 18 (19.57%) WCF
6 17 (18.48%) CSS
7 12 (13.04%) HTML5
8 9 (9.78%) .NET Framework
8 9 (9.78%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (8.70%) WPF
10 7 (7.61%) WinForms
10 7 (7.61%) J2EE
11 6 (6.52%) LINQ
11 6 (6.52%) JPA
11 6 (6.52%) Java EE
11 6 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 6 (6.52%) Hibernate
12 5 (5.43%) SOAP
12 5 (5.43%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.30%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.35%) FMCG
2 4 (4.35%) NHS
3 3 (3.26%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.26%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.17%) Physics
4 2 (2.17%) Telematics
4 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.09%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.09%) CUDA
5 1 (1.09%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.09%) User Experience
5 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.09%) SCADA
5 1 (1.09%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 21 (22.83%) Windows
2 6 (6.52%) Android
2 6 (6.52%) Windows 7
2 6 (6.52%) Apple iOS
3 5 (5.43%) Linux
4 3 (3.26%) Windows Phone
5 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (27.17%) MVC
2 13 (14.13%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (8.70%) Validation
4 7 (7.61%) TDD
4 7 (7.61%) Multithreading
5 5 (5.43%) Project Management
5 5 (5.43%) OO
6 4 (4.35%) Image Processing
6 4 (4.35%) Unit Testing
6 4 (4.35%) OOP
7 3 (3.26%) UML
7 3 (3.26%) Change Control
7 3 (3.26%) Android Development
7 3 (3.26%) iOS Development
7 3 (3.26%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (3.26%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (2.17%) System Testing
8 2 (2.17%) Test Planning
8 2 (2.17%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.17%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 42 (45.65%) C#
2 34 (36.96%) SQL
3 26 (28.26%) C++
4 25 (27.17%) C
4 25 (27.17%) JavaScript
5 24 (26.09%) Java
6 12 (13.04%) VB.NET
7 8 (8.70%) VBScript
8 7 (7.61%) Python
9 6 (6.52%) Embedded C
9 6 (6.52%) Perl
10 5 (5.43%) XAML
10 5 (5.43%) Shell Script
11 4 (4.35%) VB
12 2 (2.17%) PL/SQL
13 1 (1.09%) Objective-C
13 1 (1.09%) PHP
13 1 (1.09%) VC++
13 1 (1.09%) MATLAB
13 1 (1.09%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 25 (27.17%) Degree
2 4 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.09%) HNC
4 1 (1.09%) HND
4 1 (1.09%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.09%) IEC 61508
1 1 (1.09%) JSP 440
1 1 (1.09%) JTAG
1 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 10 (10.87%) Firmware
2 3 (3.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.61%) Intel
3 3 (3.26%) Oracle
4 2 (2.17%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.09%) Siemens
5 1 (1.09%) Twitter
5 1 (1.09%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.09%) Green Hills
Essex
Optimus Search
Salary: Negotiable + Pension/ Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 40k plus benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Essex
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Hudson - London
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Imperative People
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + full bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £68000 per annum + Benefits & High Profile Projects
Posted: 6 days ago