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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 28 59 17
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -42
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 89 45 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 7.31% 3.22% 9.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.69% 4.23% 12.35%
Number of salaries quoted 71 43 56
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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
1024 1065 745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 84.07% 76.23% 74.43%
Number of salaries quoted 810 882 629
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 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 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 22 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
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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 +16 14 £45,000 -1.63%
Colchester -3 12 £45,000 +7.14% 1
Southend-on-Sea -1 7 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Saffron Walden - 6 £40,000 -
Witham - 3 £37,000 - 1
Chigwell - 3 £22,500 -
Basildon - 3 £30,500 -
Brentwood -11 1 £40,000 -8.04%
Braintree - 1 £35,000 -
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 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 88 (50.57%) C#
2 80 (45.98%) SQL
2 80 (45.98%) .NET
3 64 (36.78%) MVC
3 64 (36.78%) ASP.NET
4 60 (34.48%) JavaScript
5 59 (33.91%) SQL Server
6 57 (32.76%) C
7 53 (30.46%) Degree
8 50 (28.74%) ASP.NET MVC
9 47 (27.01%) Java
10 46 (26.44%) HTML
10 46 (26.44%) C++
11 44 (25.29%) CSS
12 34 (19.54%) Windows
12 34 (19.54%) Agile Software Development
13 31 (17.82%) XML
14 30 (17.24%) Computer Science
15 29 (16.67%) Linux
16 28 (16.09%) Microsoft
17 25 (14.37%) jQuery
18 24 (13.79%) HTML5
19 23 (13.22%) TeamCity
19 23 (13.22%) KnockoutJS
20 22 (12.64%) Security Cleared
20 22 (12.64%) Spring
21 21 (12.07%) .NET Framework
21 21 (12.07%) WCF
22 20 (11.49%) AngularJS
22 20 (11.49%) J2EE

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 9 (5.17%) JBoss
1 9 (5.17%) Apache
2 5 (2.87%) IIS
2 5 (2.87%) WebSphere
2 5 (2.87%) Node.js
3 3 (1.72%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (8.05%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.30%) Mingle
3 2 (1.15%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.87%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.75%) TCP/IP
2 7 (4.02%) Internet
2 7 (4.02%) FTP
2 7 (4.02%) HTTP
2 7 (4.02%) DNS
2 7 (4.02%) SSH
3 6 (3.45%) Wireless
4 5 (2.87%) Firewall
5 3 (1.72%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.15%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (33.91%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.32%) Firebird
3 4 (2.30%) Neo4j
3 4 (2.30%) RavenDB
4 3 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.72%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.15%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.15%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.15%) SQLite
5 2 (1.15%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (13.22%) TeamCity
2 13 (7.47%) Visual Studio
3 7 (4.02%) Git (software)
3 7 (4.02%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (2.87%) NUnit
4 5 (2.87%) MSTest
5 4 (2.30%) LabVIEW
6 3 (1.72%) Ant
6 3 (1.72%) Selenium
6 3 (1.72%) Maven
6 3 (1.72%) SpecFlow
6 3 (1.72%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.72%) Moq
7 2 (1.15%) Eclipse RCP
7 2 (1.15%) Subversion
7 2 (1.15%) JUnit
7 2 (1.15%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (9.20%) Automotive
2 15 (8.62%) Finance
3 12 (6.90%) Electronics
4 9 (5.17%) Back Office
5 3 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 113 (64.94%) Developer
2 72 (41.38%) Software Engineer
3 34 (19.54%) Programmer
4 33 (18.97%) Java Developer
5 25 (14.37%) .NET Developer
5 25 (14.37%) C# Developer
5 25 (14.37%) C# .NET Developer
6 21 (12.07%) AWS Developer
7 19 (10.92%) Senior Developer
8 16 (9.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 16 (9.20%) Web Developer
9 15 (8.62%) .NET Web Developer
9 15 (8.62%) Graduate
9 15 (8.62%) C# Web Developer
10 14 (8.05%) Software Developer
11 13 (7.47%) Lead Developer
12 12 (6.90%) Graduate Developer
12 12 (6.90%) Graduate Java Developer
13 11 (6.32%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 10 (5.75%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (45.98%) .NET
2 64 (36.78%) ASP.NET
3 50 (28.74%) ASP.NET MVC
4 46 (26.44%) HTML
5 44 (25.29%) CSS
6 31 (17.82%) XML
7 25 (14.37%) jQuery
8 24 (13.79%) HTML5
9 23 (13.22%) KnockoutJS
10 22 (12.64%) Spring
11 21 (12.07%) .NET Framework
11 21 (12.07%) WCF
12 20 (11.49%) AngularJS
12 20 (11.49%) J2EE
13 18 (10.34%) Struts
14 16 (9.20%) JPA
15 15 (8.62%) SOAP
15 15 (8.62%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 14 (8.05%) Web Services
17 11 (6.32%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 30 (17.24%) Computer Science
2 15 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.32%) Telematics
4 7 (4.02%) Physics
4 7 (4.02%) FMCG
5 5 (2.87%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.30%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.30%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.15%) Open Source
7 2 (1.15%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.15%) Human Factors
8 1 (0.57%) User Experience
8 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.57%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.57%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 34 (19.54%) Windows
2 29 (16.67%) Linux
3 4 (2.30%) CentOS
3 4 (2.30%) Android
3 4 (2.30%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.30%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (1.15%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (36.78%) MVC
2 34 (19.54%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (10.92%) SOA
3 19 (10.92%) TDD
4 18 (10.34%) Unit Testing
4 18 (10.34%) Scrum
5 14 (8.05%) Asset Management
5 14 (8.05%) Network Management
6 12 (6.90%) OO
7 9 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (5.17%) Mentoring
8 8 (4.60%) E-business
9 7 (4.02%) OOP
9 7 (4.02%) Server Monitoring
10 6 (3.45%) Multithreading
10 6 (3.45%) Integration Testing
11 5 (2.87%) Requirements Analysis
12 4 (2.30%) CQRS
12 4 (2.30%) BDD
12 4 (2.30%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 88 (50.57%) C#
2 80 (45.98%) SQL
3 60 (34.48%) JavaScript
4 57 (32.76%) C
5 47 (27.01%) Java
6 46 (26.44%) C++
7 20 (11.49%) Perl
8 18 (10.34%) Python
9 16 (9.20%) Shell Script
10 12 (6.90%) VB
11 11 (6.32%) PHP
12 8 (4.60%) Embedded C
13 7 (4.02%) XAML
13 7 (4.02%) VBScript
13 7 (4.02%) PowerShell
14 6 (3.45%) Embedded C++
14 6 (3.45%) Objective-C
15 5 (2.87%) COBOL
16 3 (1.72%) MATLAB
16 3 (1.72%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (30.46%) Degree
2 22 (12.64%) Security Cleared
3 17 (9.77%) SC Cleared
4 8 (4.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.30%) MCTS
5 4 (2.30%) MCSE
5 4 (2.30%) MCSD
6 2 (1.15%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.15%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.57%) QA
System Software
1 9 (5.17%) Firmware
2 8 (4.60%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.30%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 28 (16.09%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.60%) Oracle
3 7 (4.02%) DevExpress
4 5 (2.87%) Micro Focus
4 5 (2.87%) Intel
4 5 (2.87%) Rackspace
5 3 (1.72%) QNX
5 3 (1.72%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.15%) EPiServer
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