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

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 62 32 70
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +38
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 34 96 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.39% 7.26% 3.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.07% 8.26% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 27 74 41
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 £24,000 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £64,250 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
836 1162 1114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 83.27% 87.90% 78.07%
Number of salaries quoted 649 941 913
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 6 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 6 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 +10 22 £62,500 +47.05%
Southend-on-Sea -4 2 £50,750 +45.00% 1
Chigwell 0 1 £22,500 -
Basildon -6 1 £62,500 +104.91%
Saffron Walden -8 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Brentwood - 1 - -
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 6 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 67 (61.47%) Java
2 58 (53.21%) Degree
3 56 (51.38%) Computer Science
4 44 (40.37%) Oracle
5 43 (39.45%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (38.53%) OO
7 40 (36.70%) JavaScript
8 39 (35.78%) SQL Server
9 38 (34.86%) J2EE
10 37 (33.94%) HTML
10 37 (33.94%) PL/SQL
10 37 (33.94%) JBoss
11 35 (32.11%) OOP
11 35 (32.11%) Swing
12 34 (31.19%) Open Source
13 33 (30.28%) Relational Database
14 32 (29.36%) Oracle Database
15 30 (27.52%) E-Commerce
15 30 (27.52%) CSS
16 29 (26.61%) SQL
17 28 (25.69%) Linux
17 28 (25.69%) Ajax
18 27 (24.77%) WebLogic
19 26 (23.85%) WebSphere
20 23 (21.10%) C#
20 23 (21.10%) RDBMS
21 22 (20.18%) SDLC
22 18 (16.51%) .NET
22 18 (16.51%) Spring
23 17 (15.60%) C

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 37 (33.94%) JBoss
2 27 (24.77%) WebLogic
3 26 (23.85%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.83%) Apache
4 2 (1.83%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.83%) GlassFish
Applications
1 4 (3.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Infor M3
1 1 (0.92%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.75%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (35.78%) SQL Server
2 33 (30.28%) Relational Database
3 32 (29.36%) Oracle Database
4 23 (21.10%) RDBMS
5 7 (6.42%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (6.42%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (6.42%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (3.67%) MySQL
7 3 (2.75%) Big Data
8 2 (1.83%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (9.17%) Git (software)
1 10 (9.17%) Maven
2 7 (6.42%) JUnit
2 7 (6.42%) NetBeans
2 7 (6.42%) TeamCity
3 5 (4.59%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.67%) Eclipse
4 4 (3.67%) Eclipse RCP
5 3 (2.75%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.75%) JIRA
5 3 (2.75%) JMeter
5 3 (2.75%) Selenium
6 2 (1.83%) Subversion
6 2 (1.83%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (7.34%) Finance
2 7 (6.42%) Automotive
3 6 (5.50%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.75%) Banking
5 2 (1.83%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.92%) Electronics
6 1 (0.92%) Military
6 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 79 (72.48%) Developer
2 57 (52.29%) Java Developer
3 39 (35.78%) Senior Developer
4 36 (33.03%) Senior Java Developer
5 31 (28.44%) Software Engineer
6 29 (26.61%) Programmer
7 26 (23.85%) Java Programmer
8 25 (22.94%) J2EE Developer
8 25 (22.94%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 24 (22.02%) Agile Developer
9 24 (22.02%) Agile Java Developer
9 24 (22.02%) J2EE Programmer
9 24 (22.02%) Oracle Developer
9 24 (22.02%) Senior Agile Developer
9 24 (22.02%) Senior Agile Java Developer
9 24 (22.02%) Senior J2EE Developer
9 24 (22.02%) Senior Java Programmer
9 24 (22.02%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
9 24 (22.02%) Senior Oracle Developer
9 24 (22.02%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (34.86%) J2EE
2 37 (33.94%) HTML
3 35 (32.11%) Swing
4 30 (27.52%) CSS
5 28 (25.69%) Ajax
6 18 (16.51%) .NET
6 18 (16.51%) Spring
7 16 (14.68%) Web Services
8 11 (10.09%) Hibernate
9 9 (8.26%) Java EE
9 9 (8.26%) WPF
10 8 (7.34%) ASP.NET
10 8 (7.34%) Struts
11 7 (6.42%) Apache Flex
11 7 (6.42%) GWT
11 7 (6.42%) JMS
12 6 (5.50%) JavaBeans
12 6 (5.50%) JPA
12 6 (5.50%) RESTful
12 6 (5.50%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 56 (51.38%) Computer Science
2 11 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.59%) Biology
4 4 (3.67%) CUDA
4 4 (3.67%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (3.67%) Life Science
4 4 (3.67%) Physics
5 2 (1.83%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.83%) Device Driver
5 2 (1.83%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.83%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.83%) Proteomics
5 2 (1.83%) User Experience
6 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (0.92%) iPhone
6 1 (0.92%) Statistics
6 1 (0.92%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 28 (25.69%) Linux
2 10 (9.17%) Unix
2 10 (9.17%) Windows
3 9 (8.26%) VxWorks
4 5 (4.59%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (1.83%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.92%) Android
6 1 (0.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (39.45%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (38.53%) OO
3 35 (32.11%) OOP
4 34 (31.19%) Open Source
5 30 (27.52%) E-Commerce
6 22 (20.18%) SDLC
7 14 (12.84%) MVC
8 12 (11.01%) TDD
9 9 (8.26%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (8.26%) Software Testing
10 7 (6.42%) Loose Coupling
10 7 (6.42%) SOA
10 7 (6.42%) UML
11 6 (5.50%) Embedded Software Development
11 6 (5.50%) Unit Testing
12 5 (4.59%) Bioinformatics
12 5 (4.59%) Multithreading
12 5 (4.59%) Web Development
13 4 (3.67%) Document Management
13 4 (3.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 67 (61.47%) Java
2 40 (36.70%) JavaScript
3 37 (33.94%) PL/SQL
4 29 (26.61%) SQL
5 23 (21.10%) C#
6 17 (15.60%) C
7 16 (14.68%) C++
8 12 (11.01%) Embedded C
9 8 (7.34%) VB.NET
10 7 (6.42%) Python
11 4 (3.67%) Embedded C++
12 3 (2.75%) T-SQL
12 3 (2.75%) VB
13 2 (1.83%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.83%) Perl
13 2 (1.83%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.83%) XAML
Qualifications
1 58 (53.21%) Degree
2 7 (6.42%) SC Cleared
2 7 (6.42%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.83%) QA
2 1 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.92%) JTAG
2 1 (0.92%) MISRA
2 1 (0.92%) MISRA C
System Software
1 2 (1.83%) Firmware
Vendors
1 44 (40.37%) Oracle
2 13 (11.93%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.42%) Google
4 3 (2.75%) Intel
5 1 (0.92%) Twitter
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