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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 62 32 20
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -12
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 40 70 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.93% 6.22% 8.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.59% 7.63% 11.39%
Number of salaries quoted 33 61 65
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,583 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £50,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
1114 918 632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 81.55% 81.60% 75.24%
Number of salaries quoted 851 699 560
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,500 £62,500
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 25 November 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 25 November 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
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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
Harlow -1 5 £35,500 -23.65%
Saffron Walden 0 4 £52,500 +50.00%
Colchester -2 4 £28,500 -28.75%
Chelmsford -3 4 £26,750 -41.84%
Southend-on-Sea -7 3 £40,000 - 3
Witham - 3 £37,000 - 1
Loughton - 1 £22,500 -
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 35 (44.87%) .NET
2 34 (43.59%) C#
3 25 (32.05%) SQL
3 25 (32.05%) Degree
4 24 (30.77%) C++
5 23 (29.49%) ASP.NET
5 23 (29.49%) Windows
6 22 (28.21%) C
7 21 (26.92%) Microsoft
8 18 (23.08%) Java
9 17 (21.79%) jQuery
10 16 (20.51%) JavaScript
10 16 (20.51%) SQL Server
11 15 (19.23%) Visual Studio
12 14 (17.95%) VB.NET
12 14 (17.95%) HTML
12 14 (17.95%) MVC
12 14 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (17.95%) WCF
13 13 (16.67%) Computer Science
13 13 (16.67%) XML
14 11 (14.10%) CSS
14 11 (14.10%) MS Office
15 10 (12.82%) Automotive
16 9 (11.54%) MS Excel
16 9 (11.54%) Multithreading
17 8 (10.26%) Android
17 8 (10.26%) Windows 7
17 8 (10.26%) HTML5
17 8 (10.26%) Apple iOS

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 (7.69%) JBoss
2 3 (3.85%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.56%) GlassFish
3 2 (2.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (14.10%) MS Office
2 9 (11.54%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) SMS
1 2 (2.56%) SMPP
1 2 (2.56%) NFC
2 1 (1.28%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.51%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.13%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.85%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.56%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.56%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.56%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (19.23%) Visual Studio
2 6 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (6.41%) MSTest
3 5 (6.41%) NUnit
4 4 (5.13%) Subversion
4 4 (5.13%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (2.56%) Gradle
5 2 (2.56%) Maven
5 2 (2.56%) Ant
6 1 (1.28%) JUnit
6 1 (1.28%) LabVIEW
6 1 (1.28%) Selenium
6 1 (1.28%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.28%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.28%) MSBuild
General
1 10 (12.82%) Automotive
2 7 (8.97%) Finance
3 4 (5.13%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.85%) Marketing
4 3 (3.85%) Electronics
5 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.28%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.28%) Back Office
5 1 (1.28%) Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (60.26%) Developer
2 41 (52.56%) Software Engineer
3 22 (28.21%) Software Developer
4 10 (12.82%) Programmer
5 9 (11.54%) Graduate
5 9 (11.54%) C# Developer
6 8 (10.26%) Java Developer
6 8 (10.26%) .NET Developer
6 8 (10.26%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (6.41%) Graduate Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Applications Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Database Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Junior
9 3 (3.85%) Java Programmer
9 3 (3.85%) Junior Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (44.87%) .NET
2 23 (29.49%) ASP.NET
3 17 (21.79%) jQuery
4 14 (17.95%) WCF
4 14 (17.95%) HTML
5 13 (16.67%) XML
6 11 (14.10%) CSS
7 8 (10.26%) HTML5
8 7 (8.97%) WPF
8 7 (8.97%) J2EE
9 6 (7.69%) Java EE
9 6 (7.69%) LINQ
10 5 (6.41%) Silverlight
10 5 (6.41%) .NET Framework
10 5 (6.41%) OpenGL
10 5 (6.41%) Hibernate
11 4 (5.13%) WinForms
11 4 (5.13%) SOAP
11 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (3.85%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.13%) NHS
3 3 (3.85%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.85%) FMCG
3 3 (3.85%) CUDA
4 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.56%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.28%) SCADA
5 1 (1.28%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.28%) Physics
5 1 (1.28%) User Experience
5 1 (1.28%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 23 (29.49%) Windows
2 8 (10.26%) Android
2 8 (10.26%) Windows 7
2 8 (10.26%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.13%) Linux
4 3 (3.85%) Windows Phone
5 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.56%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (17.95%) MVC
2 9 (11.54%) Multithreading
3 7 (8.97%) TDD
4 6 (7.69%) Image Processing
4 6 (7.69%) Validation
5 5 (6.41%) Change Control
5 5 (6.41%) Project Management
5 5 (6.41%) OO
5 5 (6.41%) Android Development
5 5 (6.41%) iOS Development
6 4 (5.13%) OOP
6 4 (5.13%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (3.85%) UML
8 2 (2.56%) E-Commerce
8 2 (2.56%) Regression Testing
8 2 (2.56%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (2.56%) Scrum
8 2 (2.56%) System Testing
8 2 (2.56%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 34 (43.59%) C#
2 25 (32.05%) SQL
3 24 (30.77%) C++
4 22 (28.21%) C
5 18 (23.08%) Java
6 16 (20.51%) JavaScript
7 14 (17.95%) VB.NET
8 7 (8.97%) Embedded C
8 7 (8.97%) VBScript
9 6 (7.69%) Perl
10 5 (6.41%) Python
11 4 (5.13%) Shell Script
11 4 (5.13%) XAML
12 3 (3.85%) VB
13 2 (2.56%) PL/SQL
14 1 (1.28%) PHP
14 1 (1.28%) R
14 1 (1.28%) MATLAB
14 1 (1.28%) Assembly Language
14 1 (1.28%) VC++
Qualifications
1 25 (32.05%) Degree
2 4 (5.13%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.28%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.28%) HNC
4 1 (1.28%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) QA
1 1 (1.28%) JSP 440
1 1 (1.28%) JTAG
1 1 (1.28%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 8 (10.26%) Firmware
2 2 (2.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.41%) Intel
3 4 (5.13%) Oracle
4 1 (1.28%) Siemens
4 1 (1.28%) Green Hills
4 1 (1.28%) Twitter
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Posted: 4 days ago
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