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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 49 25 63
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +38
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 45 109 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 4.27% 7.84% 3.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.78% 9.11% 3.69%
Number of salaries quoted 36 95 35
Median salary £46,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.62% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,200 £24,667
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
942 1197 1193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 89.29% 86.12% 85.40%
Number of salaries quoted 669 872 932
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £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 7 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Essex region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +11 25 £52,500 +5.00%
Basildon +15 6 - -
Chelmsford -7 2 - -
Saffron Walden - 2 £38,750 - 1
Brentwood -2 1 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Harlow -4 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 7 December 2016, 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 (47.67%) Degree
2 39 (45.35%) JavaScript
3 38 (44.19%) Computer Science
4 37 (43.02%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (40.70%) HTML
6 34 (39.53%) CSS
7 33 (38.37%) Java
8 31 (36.05%) Oracle
8 31 (36.05%) OOP
8 31 (36.05%) Open Source
8 31 (36.05%) Relational Database
9 30 (34.88%) Linux
10 29 (33.72%) E-Commerce
10 29 (33.72%) J2EE
11 27 (31.40%) JBoss
11 27 (31.40%) Ajax
12 26 (30.23%) OO
12 26 (30.23%) Swing
12 26 (30.23%) Oracle Database
13 25 (29.07%) WebLogic
13 25 (29.07%) WebSphere
14 21 (24.42%) Electronics
15 20 (23.26%) Windows
16 18 (20.93%) C#
17 16 (18.60%) SQL
17 16 (18.60%) Embedded C
18 15 (17.44%) Device Driver
19 14 (16.28%) VxWorks
20 13 (15.12%) Middleware
20 13 (15.12%) CUDA

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 27 (31.40%) JBoss
2 25 (29.07%) WebLogic
2 25 (29.07%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.49%) CMS
3 3 (3.49%) WordPress
4 2 (2.33%) Apache
5 1 (1.16%) Confluence
5 1 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (6.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.49%) IaaS
2 3 (3.49%) PaaS
3 1 (1.16%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (1.16%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.81%) SNMP
2 3 (3.49%) DNS
3 2 (2.33%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.33%) HTTP
3 2 (2.33%) SSL
4 1 (1.16%) DHCP
4 1 (1.16%) IGMP
4 1 (1.16%) Internet
4 1 (1.16%) Network Security
4 1 (1.16%) PBX
4 1 (1.16%) Q.931
4 1 (1.16%) RTCP
4 1 (1.16%) RTP
4 1 (1.16%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.16%) VLAN
4 1 (1.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (36.05%) Relational Database
2 26 (30.23%) Oracle Database
3 8 (9.30%) MySQL
4 6 (6.98%) SQL Server
5 5 (5.81%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.16%) GIS
6 1 (1.16%) JasperReports
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (6.98%) Git (software)
1 6 (6.98%) MSTest
1 6 (6.98%) Rhino Mocks
2 4 (4.65%) JIRA
3 2 (2.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.33%) JUnit
3 2 (2.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.16%) Ant
4 1 (1.16%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.16%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.16%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.16%) FishEye
4 1 (1.16%) Gerrit
4 1 (1.16%) Gradle
4 1 (1.16%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.16%) Hudson
4 1 (1.16%) Maven
4 1 (1.16%) Subversion
4 1 (1.16%) TeamCity
General
1 21 (24.42%) Electronics
2 6 (6.98%) Finance
3 5 (5.81%) Automotive
4 4 (4.65%) Banking
5 3 (3.49%) Legal
5 3 (3.49%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.49%) Marketing
5 3 (3.49%) Retail
6 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.16%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.16%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 50 (58.14%) Developer
2 31 (36.05%) Java Developer
3 29 (33.72%) Software Engineer
4 28 (32.56%) Senior Developer
5 25 (29.07%) Agile Developer
5 25 (29.07%) Agile Java Developer
5 25 (29.07%) J2EE Developer
5 25 (29.07%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 25 (29.07%) Oracle Developer
5 25 (29.07%) Programmer
6 23 (26.74%) J2EE Programmer
6 23 (26.74%) Java Programmer
7 22 (25.58%) Senior Java Developer
8 21 (24.42%) Senior Agile Developer
8 21 (24.42%) Senior Agile Java Developer
8 21 (24.42%) Senior J2EE Developer
8 21 (24.42%) Senior Java Programmer
8 21 (24.42%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 21 (24.42%) Senior Oracle Developer
8 21 (24.42%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (40.70%) HTML
2 34 (39.53%) CSS
3 29 (33.72%) J2EE
4 27 (31.40%) Ajax
5 26 (30.23%) Swing
6 13 (15.12%) Middleware
7 12 (13.95%) .NET
8 10 (11.63%) Web Services
9 9 (10.47%) .NET Framework
9 9 (10.47%) AngularJS
9 9 (10.47%) WPF
10 8 (9.30%) Entity Framework
10 8 (9.30%) jQuery
11 7 (8.14%) HTML5
12 6 (6.98%) Silverlight
12 6 (6.98%) Unity DI Container
12 6 (6.98%) WCF
13 5 (5.81%) JSON
13 5 (5.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (5.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (44.19%) Computer Science
2 15 (17.44%) Device Driver
3 13 (15.12%) CUDA
4 11 (12.79%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (4.65%) e-Health
6 4 (4.65%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.49%) Blog
8 2 (2.33%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (2.33%) Telematics
9 1 (1.16%) DataPower
9 1 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (1.16%) RIA
9 1 (1.16%) Smart Home
9 1 (1.16%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (34.88%) Linux
2 20 (23.26%) Windows
3 14 (16.28%) VxWorks
4 5 (5.81%) Unix
5 3 (3.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (43.02%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (36.05%) OOP
2 31 (36.05%) Open Source
3 29 (33.72%) E-Commerce
4 26 (30.23%) OO
5 9 (10.47%) TDD
6 8 (9.30%) Unit Testing
7 7 (8.14%) MVC
7 7 (8.14%) Scrum
8 6 (6.98%) Dependency Injection
8 6 (6.98%) SDLC
8 6 (6.98%) System Testing
8 6 (6.98%) Technical Analysis
9 5 (5.81%) Device Driver Development
9 5 (5.81%) DevOps
10 4 (4.65%) Creative Problem-Solving
10 4 (4.65%) Front End Development
10 4 (4.65%) Integration Testing
10 4 (4.65%) Project Planning
10 4 (4.65%) Structured Programming
Programming Languages
1 39 (45.35%) JavaScript
2 33 (38.37%) Java
3 18 (20.93%) C#
4 16 (18.60%) Embedded C
4 16 (18.60%) SQL
5 12 (13.95%) C
6 7 (8.14%) C++
7 6 (6.98%) T-SQL
7 6 (6.98%) XAML
8 5 (5.81%) Python
9 4 (4.65%) VB
10 3 (3.49%) PHP
11 1 (1.16%) Perl
11 1 (1.16%) Ruby
11 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.16%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.16%) VC++
Qualifications
1 41 (47.67%) Degree
2 11 (12.79%) Security Cleared
3 9 (10.47%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.65%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.33%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.16%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) ISO13485
1 2 (2.33%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) MISRA
2 1 (1.16%) MISRA C
System Software
1 7 (8.14%) Firmware
2 4 (4.65%) vSphere
3 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.65%) Ansible
1 4 (4.65%) BMC PATROL
1 4 (4.65%) Nagios
1 4 (4.65%) OpenView
1 4 (4.65%) Tivoli
1 4 (4.65%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 3 (3.49%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.49%) Puppet
2 3 (3.49%) Salt
3 1 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.16%) Kibana
3 1 (1.16%) logstash
Vendors
1 31 (36.05%) Oracle
2 12 (13.95%) Intel
3 8 (9.30%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.81%) IBM
5 4 (4.65%) BMC
5 4 (4.65%) CA
5 4 (4.65%) Compuware
5 4 (4.65%) Dynatrace
5 4 (4.65%) HP
5 4 (4.65%) Nimsoft
6 3 (3.49%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.49%) Zend
7 1 (1.16%) Adobe
7 1 (1.16%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.16%) Google
7 1 (1.16%) Snowplow
Brentwood, Essex
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Empiric.com
Salary: From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Tec Partners
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Halstead, Essex
Agentis Solution
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago