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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 29 63 19
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -44
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 95 43 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 7.23% 3.06% 8.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.52% 4.01% 11.78%
Number of salaries quoted 73 41 52
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,050 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1115 1073 696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 84.86% 76.26% 73.96%
Number of salaries quoted 900 877 594
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 6 May 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 6 May 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
Chelmsford +15 14 £45,000 -1.63% 1
Colchester -2 14 £45,000 +7.14%
Saffron Walden +5 6 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Southend-on-Sea -8 5 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Basildon - 5 £30,500 -
Braintree - 3 £35,000 -
Chigwell - 3 £22,500 -
Witham - 3 £37,000 - 1
Harlow -7 1 £55,000 +22.22%
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 90 (52.63%) C#
2 84 (49.12%) .NET
3 79 (46.20%) SQL
4 68 (39.77%) MVC
4 68 (39.77%) ASP.NET
5 63 (36.84%) JavaScript
6 62 (36.26%) SQL Server
7 52 (30.41%) C
7 52 (30.41%) Degree
8 51 (29.82%) ASP.NET MVC
9 47 (27.49%) CSS
9 47 (27.49%) HTML
10 45 (26.32%) Java
11 44 (25.73%) C++
12 34 (19.88%) XML
12 34 (19.88%) Windows
13 33 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
14 32 (18.71%) Microsoft
15 29 (16.96%) Computer Science
16 27 (15.79%) jQuery
17 26 (15.20%) Linux
17 26 (15.20%) HTML5
18 23 (13.45%) KnockoutJS
18 23 (13.45%) TeamCity
18 23 (13.45%) Security Cleared
18 23 (13.45%) WCF
19 22 (12.87%) .NET Framework
20 20 (11.70%) Spring
20 20 (11.70%) AngularJS
20 20 (11.70%) J2EE

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 8 (4.68%) Apache
2 7 (4.09%) JBoss
3 5 (2.92%) IIS
3 5 (2.92%) WebSphere
3 5 (2.92%) Node.js
4 3 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (1.75%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (9.36%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.34%) Mingle
2 4 (2.34%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.85%) TCP/IP
2 7 (4.09%) DNS
2 7 (4.09%) Internet
2 7 (4.09%) FTP
2 7 (4.09%) HTTP
2 7 (4.09%) SSH
3 5 (2.92%) Firewall
3 5 (2.92%) Wireless
4 2 (1.17%) GSM
5 1 (0.58%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (36.26%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.26%) Firebird
3 4 (2.34%) RavenDB
3 4 (2.34%) Neo4j
4 3 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.75%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.75%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.17%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.17%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.17%) SQLite
5 2 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 23 (13.45%) TeamCity
2 15 (8.77%) Visual Studio
3 7 (4.09%) Git (software)
3 7 (4.09%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (2.92%) MSTest
4 5 (2.92%) NUnit
5 4 (2.34%) LabVIEW
6 3 (1.75%) Moq
6 3 (1.75%) SpecFlow
6 3 (1.75%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.75%) Subversion
6 3 (1.75%) Maven
6 3 (1.75%) Selenium
6 3 (1.75%) Ant
7 2 (1.17%) JUnit
8 1 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (8.77%) Automotive
2 13 (7.60%) Finance
3 12 (7.02%) Electronics
4 10 (5.85%) Back Office
5 2 (1.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 114 (66.67%) Developer
2 69 (40.35%) Software Engineer
3 34 (19.88%) Programmer
4 31 (18.13%) Java Developer
5 27 (15.79%) .NET Developer
6 25 (14.62%) C# Developer
6 25 (14.62%) C# .NET Developer
7 24 (14.04%) AWS Developer
8 19 (11.11%) Senior Developer
9 18 (10.53%) Web Developer
9 18 (10.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 17 (9.94%) C# Web Developer
10 17 (9.94%) .NET Web Developer
11 15 (8.77%) Graduate
12 14 (8.19%) Software Developer
13 12 (7.02%) Lead Developer
13 12 (7.02%) Graduate Developer
13 12 (7.02%) Graduate Java Developer
14 10 (5.85%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 10 (5.85%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (49.12%) .NET
2 68 (39.77%) ASP.NET
3 51 (29.82%) ASP.NET MVC
4 47 (27.49%) HTML
4 47 (27.49%) CSS
5 34 (19.88%) XML
6 27 (15.79%) jQuery
7 26 (15.20%) HTML5
8 23 (13.45%) KnockoutJS
8 23 (13.45%) WCF
9 22 (12.87%) .NET Framework
10 20 (11.70%) Spring
10 20 (11.70%) J2EE
10 20 (11.70%) AngularJS
11 17 (9.94%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 16 (9.36%) Struts
13 15 (8.77%) SOAP
14 14 (8.19%) JPA
15 13 (7.60%) Web Services
16 9 (5.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 29 (16.96%) Computer Science
2 13 (7.60%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.43%) Telematics
4 8 (4.68%) FMCG
5 7 (4.09%) Physics
6 4 (2.34%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.34%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.75%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.17%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.17%) Human Factors
8 2 (1.17%) Open Source
8 2 (1.17%) CUDA
8 2 (1.17%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.58%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 34 (19.88%) Windows
2 26 (15.20%) Linux
3 4 (2.34%) CentOS
4 3 (1.75%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.75%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.75%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (1.75%) Android
5 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (39.77%) MVC
2 33 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (11.11%) SOA
4 18 (10.53%) TDD
5 16 (9.36%) Unit Testing
6 15 (8.77%) Scrum
7 13 (7.60%) Asset Management
7 13 (7.60%) Network Management
8 10 (5.85%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (5.85%) OO
9 9 (5.26%) Mentoring
10 8 (4.68%) E-business
11 7 (4.09%) Multithreading
11 7 (4.09%) Server Monitoring
12 6 (3.51%) Integration Testing
12 6 (3.51%) OOP
13 4 (2.34%) B2B
13 4 (2.34%) Practice Management
13 4 (2.34%) Requirements Analysis
13 4 (2.34%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 90 (52.63%) C#
2 79 (46.20%) SQL
3 63 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 52 (30.41%) C
5 45 (26.32%) Java
6 44 (25.73%) C++
7 18 (10.53%) Perl
8 17 (9.94%) Python
9 15 (8.77%) Shell Script
10 13 (7.60%) VB
11 9 (5.26%) VBScript
11 9 (5.26%) PHP
12 7 (4.09%) XAML
12 7 (4.09%) PowerShell
13 5 (2.92%) Objective-C
13 5 (2.92%) COBOL
13 5 (2.92%) Embedded C
14 4 (2.34%) Embedded C++
14 4 (2.34%) VB.NET
15 3 (1.75%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 52 (30.41%) Degree
2 23 (13.45%) Security Cleared
3 18 (10.53%) SC Cleared
4 8 (4.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.34%) MCTS
5 4 (2.34%) MCSD
5 4 (2.34%) MCSE
6 2 (1.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.17%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 9 (5.26%) Firmware
2 8 (4.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.34%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 32 (18.71%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.68%) Oracle
3 7 (4.09%) DevExpress
4 6 (3.51%) Intel
5 5 (2.92%) Micro Focus
5 5 (2.92%) Rackspace
6 3 (1.75%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.17%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.58%) QNX
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