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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 47 27 28
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 40 74 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.69% 6.79% 6.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.94% 8.47% 9.44%
Number of salaries quoted 32 68 48
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £21,850 £30,000 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,250 £45,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
810 874 699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 74.72% 80.18% 72.14%
Number of salaries quoted 619 684 619
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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
(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 +1 11 £41,250 - 1
Colchester -15 10 £42,500 +6.25%
Saffron Walden -4 4 £37,500 +7.14%
Harlow +9 3 £28,500 -36.66% 1
Halstead - 2 £40,000 -
Hockley - 2 £21,500 -
Braintree - 2 £40,000 -
Loughton - 1 £22,000 -
Witham - 1 £34,000 -
Harwich - 1 £38,000 -
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 37 (44.05%) C#
2 34 (40.48%) .NET
3 31 (36.90%) C++
3 31 (36.90%) Windows
4 28 (33.33%) C
5 27 (32.14%) ASP.NET
6 26 (30.95%) Degree
7 22 (26.19%) SQL
8 19 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (21.43%) SQL Server
9 18 (21.43%) Microsoft
10 17 (20.24%) Visual Studio
11 16 (19.05%) Java
11 16 (19.05%) WPF
12 15 (17.86%) HTML
12 15 (17.86%) VB.NET
12 15 (17.86%) TDD
13 13 (15.48%) MVC
14 12 (14.29%) CSS
15 11 (13.10%) Linux
15 11 (13.10%) MS Excel
15 11 (13.10%) Finance
15 11 (13.10%) Automotive
16 10 (11.90%) OO
16 10 (11.90%) Computer Science
16 10 (11.90%) Multithreading
17 9 (10.71%) Silverlight
17 9 (10.71%) Embedded C
17 9 (10.71%) Firmware
17 9 (10.71%) XML

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 3 (3.57%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.38%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.38%) GlassFish
Applications
1 11 (13.10%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.33%) MS Office
3 3 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.38%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.19%) SSL
2 1 (1.19%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.38%) Data Mining
5 2 (2.38%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.38%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.38%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (20.24%) Visual Studio
2 6 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (5.95%) Subversion
4 4 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (3.57%) MSTest
5 3 (3.57%) NUnit
6 2 (2.38%) Maven
6 2 (2.38%) LabVIEW
6 2 (2.38%) Ant
6 2 (2.38%) Gradle
7 1 (1.19%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (1.19%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.19%) Selenium
7 1 (1.19%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.19%) JUnit
General
1 11 (13.10%) Finance
1 11 (13.10%) Automotive
2 6 (7.14%) Electronics
3 5 (5.95%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.57%) Marketing
5 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.38%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.19%) Military
6 1 (1.19%) Advertising
6 1 (1.19%) Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (55.95%) Developer
2 44 (52.38%) Software Engineer
3 23 (27.38%) Software Developer
4 9 (10.71%) Junior
4 9 (10.71%) .NET Developer
5 8 (9.52%) Junior Developer
5 8 (9.52%) Java Developer
6 7 (8.33%) Graduate
6 7 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 7 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
6 7 (8.33%) C Software Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) Junior .NET Developer
7 6 (7.14%) C# Developer
8 5 (5.95%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
8 5 (5.95%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) Graduate Developer
9 4 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 4 (4.76%) Embedded C Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (40.48%) .NET
2 27 (32.14%) ASP.NET
3 16 (19.05%) WPF
4 15 (17.86%) HTML
5 12 (14.29%) CSS
6 9 (10.71%) Silverlight
6 9 (10.71%) XML
6 9 (10.71%) WinForms
7 8 (9.52%) jQuery
7 8 (9.52%) WCF
8 7 (8.33%) J2EE
9 5 (5.95%) Google Maps API
10 4 (4.76%) Hibernate
10 4 (4.76%) XHTML
10 4 (4.76%) DHTML
10 4 (4.76%) XSD
10 4 (4.76%) XSL
10 4 (4.76%) Web Services
10 4 (4.76%) LINQ
10 4 (4.76%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.90%) Computer Science
2 9 (10.71%) Firmware
3 5 (5.95%) Client/Server
3 5 (5.95%) Device Driver
4 3 (3.57%) CUDA
5 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.38%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.38%) Physics
6 1 (1.19%) Open Source
6 1 (1.19%) SCADA
6 1 (1.19%) Robotics
6 1 (1.19%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.19%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.19%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 31 (36.90%) Windows
2 11 (13.10%) Linux
3 6 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 6 (7.14%) Android
4 5 (5.95%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.57%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (17.86%) TDD
3 13 (15.48%) MVC
4 10 (11.90%) OO
4 10 (11.90%) Multithreading
5 8 (9.52%) Image Processing
5 8 (9.52%) Change Control
6 5 (5.95%) Android Development
6 5 (5.95%) iOS Development
6 5 (5.95%) E-Commerce
6 5 (5.95%) OOP
7 4 (4.76%) Validation
7 4 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (3.57%) Configuration Management
8 3 (3.57%) Project Management
9 2 (2.38%) Scrum
9 2 (2.38%) Information Security
9 2 (2.38%) OOD
9 2 (2.38%) UML
9 2 (2.38%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (44.05%) C#
2 31 (36.90%) C++
3 28 (33.33%) C
4 22 (26.19%) SQL
5 16 (19.05%) Java
6 15 (17.86%) VB.NET
7 9 (10.71%) Embedded C
8 8 (9.52%) JavaScript
9 7 (8.33%) Perl
10 6 (7.14%) Python
10 6 (7.14%) T-SQL
11 4 (4.76%) XAML
12 3 (3.57%) Shell Script
13 2 (2.38%) Jython
13 2 (2.38%) VC++
13 2 (2.38%) PHP
13 2 (2.38%) PL/SQL
14 1 (1.19%) R
14 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
14 1 (1.19%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 26 (30.95%) Degree
2 2 (2.38%) HNC
2 2 (2.38%) HND
3 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) IEC 61508
1 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 18 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.14%) JBoss
3 5 (5.95%) Google
4 3 (3.57%) Oracle
5 1 (1.19%) Twitter
5 1 (1.19%) Intel
5 1 (1.19%) Siemens
5 1 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.19%) Green Hills
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Harlow Council
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
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Questor Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary according to experience
Posted: 17 days ago
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Questor Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary according to experience
Posted: 17 days ago
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Questor Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary according to experience
Posted: 17 days ago