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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 68 33 65
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +32
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 28 88 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.92% 7.09% 3.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.57% 8.10% 4.16%
Number of salaries quoted 28 70 44
Median salary £60,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £23,900 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
784 1086 1105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 81.75% 87.44% 78.76%
Number of salaries quoted 613 858 915
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +4 18 £62,500 +38.88%
Basildon +4 2 £62,500 +104.91% 1
Southend-on-Sea -5 2 £50,750 +45.00% 1
Saffron Walden -7 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 45 (54.22%) Java
1 45 (54.22%) Degree
2 44 (53.01%) Computer Science
3 37 (44.58%) JavaScript
4 36 (43.37%) HTML
4 36 (43.37%) Oracle
4 36 (43.37%) OO
5 34 (40.96%) OOP
6 33 (39.76%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (38.55%) SQL Server
8 31 (37.35%) J2EE
9 29 (34.94%) Swing
9 29 (34.94%) PL/SQL
9 29 (34.94%) Relational Database
10 28 (33.73%) Oracle Database
10 28 (33.73%) CSS
11 27 (32.53%) E-Commerce
11 27 (32.53%) Open Source
12 26 (31.33%) JBoss
12 26 (31.33%) Ajax
13 24 (28.92%) C#
13 24 (28.92%) WebLogic
14 23 (27.71%) WebSphere
15 21 (25.30%) Linux
16 18 (21.69%) RDBMS
17 15 (18.07%) .NET
17 15 (18.07%) SQL
18 13 (15.66%) MVC
19 12 (14.46%) C++
20 11 (13.25%) WPF

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 26 (31.33%) JBoss
2 24 (28.92%) WebLogic
3 23 (27.71%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.61%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (4.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Infor M3
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.82%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (38.55%) SQL Server
2 29 (34.94%) Relational Database
3 28 (33.73%) Oracle Database
4 18 (21.69%) RDBMS
5 4 (4.82%) Big Data
5 4 (4.82%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (4.82%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (4.82%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (3.61%) MySQL
6 3 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (6.02%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.82%) Maven
2 4 (4.82%) NetBeans
2 4 (4.82%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.61%) JUnit
3 3 (3.61%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.41%) Subversion
5 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.20%) JIRA
5 1 (1.20%) JMeter
5 1 (1.20%) Selenium
General
1 9 (10.84%) Finance
2 3 (3.61%) Banking
2 3 (3.61%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.41%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.41%) Automotive
4 1 (1.20%) Electronics
4 1 (1.20%) Military
4 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (73.49%) Developer
2 40 (48.19%) Java Developer
3 32 (38.55%) Senior Developer
4 30 (36.14%) Programmer
5 29 (34.94%) Senior Java Developer
6 26 (31.33%) Java Programmer
7 23 (27.71%) Agile Developer
7 23 (27.71%) Agile Java Developer
7 23 (27.71%) J2EE Developer
7 23 (27.71%) J2EE Programmer
7 23 (27.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 23 (27.71%) Oracle Developer
7 23 (27.71%) Senior Agile Developer
7 23 (27.71%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 23 (27.71%) Senior J2EE Developer
7 23 (27.71%) Senior Java Programmer
7 23 (27.71%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 23 (27.71%) Senior Oracle Developer
7 23 (27.71%) Senior Programmer
7 23 (27.71%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (43.37%) HTML
2 31 (37.35%) J2EE
3 29 (34.94%) Swing
4 28 (33.73%) CSS
5 26 (31.33%) Ajax
6 15 (18.07%) .NET
7 11 (13.25%) WPF
8 10 (12.05%) Web Services
9 8 (9.64%) ASP.NET
10 7 (8.43%) .NET Framework
11 6 (7.23%) Java EE
12 5 (6.02%) Entity Framework
12 5 (6.02%) jQuery
12 5 (6.02%) Spring
12 5 (6.02%) XML
13 4 (4.82%) AngularJS
13 4 (4.82%) HTML5
13 4 (4.82%) REST
13 4 (4.82%) RESTful
14 3 (3.61%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 44 (53.01%) Computer Science
2 8 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.82%) Physics
4 3 (3.61%) Biology
4 3 (3.61%) CUDA
5 2 (2.41%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.41%) Device Driver
5 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.41%) Life Science
5 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.41%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.41%) User Experience
6 1 (1.20%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.20%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.20%) iPhone
6 1 (1.20%) Statistics
6 1 (1.20%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.30%) Linux
2 9 (10.84%) Windows
3 8 (9.64%) VxWorks
4 5 (6.02%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (6.02%) Unix
5 2 (2.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (43.37%) OO
2 34 (40.96%) OOP
3 33 (39.76%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (32.53%) E-Commerce
4 27 (32.53%) Open Source
5 13 (15.66%) MVC
6 11 (13.25%) SDLC
7 7 (8.43%) TDD
8 6 (7.23%) Embedded Software Development
9 5 (6.02%) Multithreading
9 5 (6.02%) Web Development
10 4 (4.82%) Mentoring
10 4 (4.82%) Scrum
10 4 (4.82%) Software Testing
11 3 (3.61%) Analytics
11 3 (3.61%) Business Transformation
11 3 (3.61%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (3.61%) Dependency Injection
11 3 (3.61%) Loose Coupling
11 3 (3.61%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (54.22%) Java
2 37 (44.58%) JavaScript
3 29 (34.94%) PL/SQL
4 24 (28.92%) C#
5 15 (18.07%) SQL
6 12 (14.46%) C++
7 10 (12.05%) C
8 7 (8.43%) Embedded C
9 6 (7.23%) VB.NET
10 3 (3.61%) T-SQL
10 3 (3.61%) VB
11 2 (2.41%) Python
11 2 (2.41%) XAML
Qualifications
1 45 (54.22%) Degree
2 3 (3.61%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.20%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (1.20%) Firmware
Vendors
1 36 (43.37%) Oracle
2 9 (10.84%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.61%) Google
3 3 (3.61%) Intel
4 1 (1.20%) Twitter
Dunmow, Essex
Tec Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 5 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
Xchanging
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
Essex
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 7 hours ago
Essex
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 6 days ago
Southend-On-Sea
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago