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

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 54 28 51
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +23
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 38 80 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.70% 6.23% 3.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.22% 7.58% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 32 65 31
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,400 £21,800
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.81% +3.75%
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
900 1055 912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 87.72% 82.17% 80.42%
Number of salaries quoted 718 750 694
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 September 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 September 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 +18 19 £62,500 +108.33%
Basildon +4 6 £42,500 -
Saffron Walden 0 3 £22,500 -40.00%
Brentwood +2 2 £43,750 -16.66% 1
Southend-on-Sea 0 1 £76,500 +91.25%
Harlow -7 1 £50,000 +17.64%
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 40 (51.28%) JavaScript
2 37 (47.44%) HTML
2 37 (47.44%) Degree
3 34 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (42.31%) OOP
4 33 (42.31%) Computer Science
5 31 (39.74%) Relational Database
5 31 (39.74%) Oracle
6 30 (38.46%) Java
7 28 (35.90%) CSS
8 26 (33.33%) C#
8 26 (33.33%) J2EE
8 26 (33.33%) E-Commerce
8 26 (33.33%) Ajax
9 25 (32.05%) Swing
9 25 (32.05%) OO
10 24 (30.77%) Oracle Database
10 24 (30.77%) Open Source
11 23 (29.49%) JBoss
11 23 (29.49%) WebLogic
12 22 (28.21%) WebSphere
13 20 (25.64%) Linux
14 17 (21.79%) .NET
15 16 (20.51%) SQL Server
15 16 (20.51%) SQL
16 15 (19.23%) .NET Framework
16 15 (19.23%) WPF
17 14 (17.95%) Electronics
18 13 (16.67%) MVC
19 12 (15.38%) Web Services

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 23 (29.49%) JBoss
1 23 (29.49%) WebLogic
2 22 (28.21%) WebSphere
3 4 (5.13%) Apache
4 1 (1.28%) Confluence
4 1 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.85%) IaaS
2 3 (3.85%) PaaS
3 1 (1.28%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (1.28%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.41%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.28%) Internet
2 1 (1.28%) Network Security
2 1 (1.28%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (39.74%) Relational Database
2 24 (30.77%) Oracle Database
3 16 (20.51%) SQL Server
4 7 (8.97%) MySQL
5 3 (3.85%) Big Data
5 3 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.85%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (7.69%) MSTest
1 6 (7.69%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.56%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.56%) JIRA
4 1 (1.28%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.28%) Gerrit
4 1 (1.28%) Gradle
4 1 (1.28%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.28%) JUnit
4 1 (1.28%) Maven
4 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (17.95%) Electronics
2 6 (7.69%) Finance
3 4 (5.13%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.85%) Automotive
5 2 (2.56%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.56%) Banking
5 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.28%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.28%) Military
Job Titles
1 50 (64.10%) Developer
2 31 (39.74%) Programmer
3 29 (37.18%) Java Developer
4 26 (33.33%) Java Programmer
4 26 (33.33%) Senior Developer
5 23 (29.49%) J2EE Programmer
6 22 (28.21%) Agile Developer
6 22 (28.21%) Agile Java Developer
6 22 (28.21%) J2EE Developer
6 22 (28.21%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 22 (28.21%) Oracle Developer
6 22 (28.21%) Senior Java Developer
7 21 (26.92%) Senior Agile Developer
7 21 (26.92%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 21 (26.92%) Senior J2EE Developer
7 21 (26.92%) Senior Java Programmer
7 21 (26.92%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 21 (26.92%) Senior Oracle Developer
7 21 (26.92%) Senior Programmer
7 21 (26.92%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (47.44%) HTML
2 28 (35.90%) CSS
3 26 (33.33%) Ajax
3 26 (33.33%) J2EE
4 25 (32.05%) Swing
5 17 (21.79%) .NET
6 15 (19.23%) .NET Framework
6 15 (19.23%) WPF
7 12 (15.38%) Web Services
8 11 (14.10%) Entity Framework
9 9 (11.54%) ASP.NET
9 9 (11.54%) Middleware
10 8 (10.26%) WCF
11 7 (8.97%) AngularJS
11 7 (8.97%) jQuery
12 6 (7.69%) HTML5
12 6 (7.69%) Silverlight
12 6 (7.69%) Unity DI Container
13 5 (6.41%) XML
14 3 (3.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 33 (42.31%) Computer Science
2 10 (12.82%) CUDA
3 9 (11.54%) Device Driver
4 8 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (10.26%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (5.13%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.28%) Biology
6 1 (1.28%) DataPower
6 1 (1.28%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.28%) RIA
6 1 (1.28%) Statistics
6 1 (1.28%) User Experience
6 1 (1.28%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.64%) Linux
2 12 (15.38%) Windows
3 10 (12.82%) VxWorks
4 3 (3.85%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (42.31%) OOP
3 26 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 25 (32.05%) OO
5 24 (30.77%) Open Source
6 13 (16.67%) MVC
7 9 (11.54%) TDD
7 9 (11.54%) Unit Testing
8 8 (10.26%) Technical Analysis
9 7 (8.97%) Dependency Injection
9 7 (8.97%) Scrum
10 6 (7.69%) DevOps
10 6 (7.69%) SDLC
10 6 (7.69%) System Testing
11 5 (6.41%) Mentoring
11 5 (6.41%) Validation
12 4 (5.13%) Business Transformation
12 4 (5.13%) ITIL
12 4 (5.13%) Web Development
13 3 (3.85%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (51.28%) JavaScript
2 30 (38.46%) Java
3 26 (33.33%) C#
4 16 (20.51%) SQL
5 12 (15.38%) Embedded C
6 8 (10.26%) C
6 8 (10.26%) T-SQL
7 6 (7.69%) C++
7 6 (7.69%) XAML
8 4 (5.13%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.56%) Python
10 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.28%) VC++
Qualifications
1 37 (47.44%) Degree
2 5 (6.41%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.28%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) ISO13485
2 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.28%) MISRA
2 1 (1.28%) MISRA C
System Software
1 5 (6.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (5.13%) Ansible
2 3 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.85%) Puppet
2 3 (3.85%) Salt
3 1 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.28%) Kibana
3 1 (1.28%) logstash
Vendors
1 31 (39.74%) Oracle
2 10 (12.82%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.69%) Intel
4 3 (3.85%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.28%) IBM
5 1 (1.28%) Snowplow
Essex
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Halstead, Essex
Agentis Solution
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Brentwood
Client Server
Salary: £25,000 to £40,000 + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago