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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 35 43 31
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 74 46 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 5.77% 4.83% 7.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.95% 5.70% 9.75%
Number of salaries quoted 56 37 49
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
1065 807 667
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 83.01% 84.68% 75.71%
Number of salaries quoted 846 622 594
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £70,000
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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 +2 16 £28,500 -37.36%
Chelmsford +2 12 £39,500 -12.22% 3
Southend-on-Sea - 5 £40,000 - 1
Witham - 5 £37,000 -
Harlow +1 4 £55,000 +17.02%
Braintree - 4 £28,500 -
Saffron Walden +2 2 £51,250 +86.36%
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 50 (45.87%) .NET
2 49 (44.95%) SQL
3 48 (44.04%) C#
4 38 (34.86%) MVC
5 36 (33.03%) JavaScript
6 35 (32.11%) ASP.NET
7 34 (31.19%) SQL Server
8 33 (30.28%) C
8 33 (30.28%) Java
9 29 (26.61%) Degree
10 26 (23.85%) C++
10 26 (23.85%) XML
11 24 (22.02%) CSS
11 24 (22.02%) HTML
12 22 (20.18%) WCF
13 21 (19.27%) jQuery
13 21 (19.27%) Microsoft
14 17 (15.60%) Windows
14 17 (15.60%) ASP.NET MVC
15 16 (14.68%) HTML5
15 16 (14.68%) Computer Science
15 16 (14.68%) .NET Framework
16 13 (11.93%) Security Cleared
16 13 (11.93%) Firmware
16 13 (11.93%) Agile Software Development
17 12 (11.01%) SC Cleared
17 12 (11.01%) Spring
18 11 (10.09%) ASP.NET MVC 3
18 11 (10.09%) J2EE
19 10 (9.17%) WinForms

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 5 (4.59%) JBoss
2 3 (2.75%) IIS
3 2 (1.83%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (9.17%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.34%) MS Office
3 1 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.42%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.75%) SSH
2 3 (2.75%) Firewall
2 3 (2.75%) Internet
2 3 (2.75%) DNS
2 3 (2.75%) FTP
2 3 (2.75%) HTTP
3 2 (1.83%) GSM
3 2 (1.83%) SMS
3 2 (1.83%) Wireless
3 2 (1.83%) SMPP
3 2 (1.83%) NFC
4 1 (0.92%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (31.19%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.67%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (3.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.83%) Firebird
5 1 (0.92%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (8.26%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.50%) NUnit
2 6 (5.50%) MSTest
3 4 (3.67%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (3.67%) TeamCity
3 4 (3.67%) Subversion
4 3 (2.75%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.75%) JUnit
5 2 (1.83%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.92%) Selenium
6 1 (0.92%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (9.17%) Automotive
1 10 (9.17%) Electronics
2 4 (3.67%) Back Office
3 3 (2.75%) Finance
4 1 (0.92%) Marketing
4 1 (0.92%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.92%) Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (63.30%) Developer
2 48 (44.04%) Software Engineer
3 20 (18.35%) C# Developer
3 20 (18.35%) .NET Developer
3 20 (18.35%) C# .NET Developer
4 19 (17.43%) Java Developer
5 13 (11.93%) Software Developer
6 12 (11.01%) Web Developer
6 12 (11.01%) Programmer
6 12 (11.01%) Graduate
7 11 (10.09%) C# Web Developer
7 11 (10.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (10.09%) .NET Web Developer
8 9 (8.26%) Senior Developer
8 9 (8.26%) Graduate Developer
9 8 (7.34%) Graduate Java Developer
9 8 (7.34%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 5 (4.59%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 5 (4.59%) Systems Engineer
11 4 (3.67%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (45.87%) .NET
2 35 (32.11%) ASP.NET
3 26 (23.85%) XML
4 24 (22.02%) CSS
4 24 (22.02%) HTML
5 22 (20.18%) WCF
6 21 (19.27%) jQuery
7 17 (15.60%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (14.68%) HTML5
8 16 (14.68%) .NET Framework
9 12 (11.01%) Spring
10 11 (10.09%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 11 (10.09%) J2EE
11 10 (9.17%) WinForms
11 10 (9.17%) JPA
12 9 (8.26%) Struts
13 8 (7.34%) WPF
14 7 (6.42%) LINQ
14 7 (6.42%) SOAP
15 6 (5.50%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.68%) Computer Science
2 7 (6.42%) Telematics
3 6 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.59%) FMCG
5 4 (3.67%) NHS
5 4 (3.67%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.67%) Physics
6 3 (2.75%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.83%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.83%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.92%) SCADA
8 1 (0.92%) User Experience
8 1 (0.92%) CUDA
8 1 (0.92%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.60%) Windows
2 7 (6.42%) Linux
3 4 (3.67%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.75%) Android
4 3 (2.75%) Windows Phone
4 3 (2.75%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (34.86%) MVC
2 13 (11.93%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (6.42%) Unit Testing
3 7 (6.42%) Validation
4 5 (4.59%) Asset Management
4 5 (4.59%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (4.59%) Multithreading
4 5 (4.59%) Network Management
4 5 (4.59%) TDD
5 4 (3.67%) B2B
5 4 (3.67%) SOA
5 4 (3.67%) Practice Management
5 4 (3.67%) Mentoring
6 3 (2.75%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (2.75%) Server Monitoring
6 3 (2.75%) E-business
6 3 (2.75%) UML
7 2 (1.83%) OO
7 2 (1.83%) Scrum
7 2 (1.83%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (44.95%) SQL
2 48 (44.04%) C#
3 36 (33.03%) JavaScript
4 33 (30.28%) C
4 33 (30.28%) Java
5 26 (23.85%) C++
6 10 (9.17%) Python
7 9 (8.26%) VBScript
8 8 (7.34%) Perl
9 7 (6.42%) Shell Script
10 5 (4.59%) XAML
10 5 (4.59%) Embedded C
10 5 (4.59%) VB
10 5 (4.59%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.75%) PHP
12 2 (1.83%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.92%) VC++
13 1 (0.92%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.92%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 29 (26.61%) Degree
2 13 (11.93%) Security Cleared
3 12 (11.01%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.92%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.92%) HNC
4 1 (0.92%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.92%) QA
1 1 (0.92%) JSP 440
1 1 (0.92%) JTAG
1 1 (0.92%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 13 (11.93%) Firmware
2 5 (4.59%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (19.27%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.26%) Intel
3 4 (3.67%) DevExpress
4 3 (2.75%) Rackspace
5 1 (0.92%) Green Hills
5 1 (0.92%) Twitter
5 1 (0.92%) Siemens
5 1 (0.92%) Oracle
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