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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 30 59 19
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -40
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 71 34 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 6.00% 2.87% 8.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.61% 3.94% 10.83%
Number of salaries quoted 59 29 69
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,000 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
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
933 862 914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 78.87% 72.87% 80.81%
Number of salaries quoted 683 718 747
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,750 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +1 10 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Harlow +7 6 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Colchester -8 6 £45,000 +5.88%
Southend-on-Sea - 5 £35,000 -
Saffron Walden +9 3 £37,500 - 1
Basildon -7 2 - -
Witham - 2 £37,000 - 1
Brentwood - 1 £40,000 -
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 76 (45.51%) C#
2 74 (44.31%) SQL
3 66 (39.52%) .NET
4 58 (34.73%) Degree
5 53 (31.74%) Java
6 52 (31.14%) ASP.NET
7 50 (29.94%) MVC
8 49 (29.34%) C
9 45 (26.95%) Agile Software Development
10 43 (25.75%) JavaScript
10 43 (25.75%) SQL Server
11 41 (24.55%) ASP.NET MVC
12 40 (23.95%) Windows
13 39 (23.35%) HTML
14 38 (22.75%) C++
15 37 (22.16%) Computer Science
16 34 (20.36%) Spring
17 33 (19.76%) CSS
17 33 (19.76%) Struts
18 32 (19.16%) Linux
19 28 (16.77%) TDD
19 28 (16.77%) SDLC
20 27 (16.17%) Unit Testing
20 27 (16.17%) JPA
20 27 (16.17%) KnockoutJS
21 25 (14.97%) TeamCity
22 24 (14.37%) AngularJS
22 24 (14.37%) Microsoft
22 24 (14.37%) Servlets
23 23 (13.77%) JBoss

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 23 (13.77%) JBoss
2 7 (4.19%) Apache
3 5 (2.99%) IIS
3 5 (2.99%) WebSphere
3 5 (2.99%) Node.js
4 4 (2.40%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.80%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.80%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.80%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (7.78%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.40%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.99%) TCP/IP
1 5 (2.99%) Ethernet
1 5 (2.99%) Wireless
2 4 (2.40%) SSH
2 4 (2.40%) FTP
2 4 (2.40%) HTTP
2 4 (2.40%) DNS
2 4 (2.40%) Internet
3 3 (1.80%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (25.75%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.39%) Firebird
3 4 (2.40%) RavenDB
3 4 (2.40%) Neo4j
3 4 (2.40%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.80%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.20%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.20%) SQLite
5 2 (1.20%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 25 (14.97%) TeamCity
2 19 (11.38%) Eclipse
3 18 (10.78%) Eclipse RCP
4 12 (7.19%) Visual Studio
5 7 (4.19%) Octopus Deploy
6 6 (3.59%) LabVIEW
7 5 (2.99%) Git (software)
8 4 (2.40%) NUnit
8 4 (2.40%) MSTest
9 3 (1.80%) Moq
9 3 (1.80%) SpecFlow
9 3 (1.80%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.80%) Ant
9 3 (1.80%) Maven
9 3 (1.80%) Selenium
9 3 (1.80%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (12.57%) Automotive
2 17 (10.18%) Finance
3 12 (7.19%) Back Office
4 8 (4.79%) Electronics
5 4 (2.40%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.60%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 108 (64.67%) Developer
2 67 (40.12%) Software Engineer
3 43 (25.75%) Java Developer
4 32 (19.16%) Programmer
5 27 (16.17%) Senior Developer
6 17 (10.18%) C# Developer
6 17 (10.18%) C# .NET Developer
7 16 (9.58%) AWS Developer
7 16 (9.58%) .NET Developer
8 15 (8.98%) Senior Java Developer
9 11 (6.59%) Graduate
9 11 (6.59%) Software Developer
9 11 (6.59%) Architect
10 10 (5.99%) Senior Software Engineer
11 9 (5.39%) Lead Developer
12 8 (4.79%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 8 (4.79%) Graduate Java Developer
12 8 (4.79%) Graduate Developer
13 7 (4.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 7 (4.19%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (39.52%) .NET
2 52 (31.14%) ASP.NET
3 41 (24.55%) ASP.NET MVC
4 39 (23.35%) HTML
5 34 (20.36%) Spring
6 33 (19.76%) CSS
6 33 (19.76%) Struts
7 27 (16.17%) JPA
7 27 (16.17%) KnockoutJS
8 24 (14.37%) AngularJS
8 24 (14.37%) Servlets
9 22 (13.17%) EJB
10 21 (12.57%) JavaBeans
10 21 (12.57%) Hibernate
11 20 (11.98%) J2EE
12 19 (11.38%) XML
12 19 (11.38%) jQuery
13 15 (8.98%) HTML5
14 14 (8.38%) WPF
14 14 (8.38%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 37 (22.16%) Computer Science
2 19 (11.38%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.79%) Physics
4 6 (3.59%) Device Driver
5 5 (2.99%) FMCG
5 5 (2.99%) CUDA
6 4 (2.40%) Telematics
6 4 (2.40%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.40%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.80%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.80%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.20%) Human Factors
8 2 (1.20%) Mechatronics
8 2 (1.20%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.60%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.60%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (23.95%) Windows
2 32 (19.16%) Linux
3 5 (2.99%) Embedded Linux
3 5 (2.99%) Android
3 5 (2.99%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.40%) CentOS
5 2 (1.20%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.60%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (29.94%) MVC
2 45 (26.95%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (16.77%) TDD
3 28 (16.77%) SDLC
4 27 (16.17%) Unit Testing
5 21 (12.57%) Scrum
5 21 (12.57%) SOA
6 14 (8.38%) OO
7 12 (7.19%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (5.99%) Asset Management
8 10 (5.99%) Network Management
9 8 (4.79%) Integration Testing
9 8 (4.79%) OOP
10 7 (4.19%) E-business
10 7 (4.19%) Validation
10 7 (4.19%) Requirements Analysis
11 6 (3.59%) Time Management
11 6 (3.59%) Mentoring
12 5 (2.99%) Multithreading
12 5 (2.99%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (45.51%) C#
2 74 (44.31%) SQL
3 53 (31.74%) Java
4 49 (29.34%) C
5 43 (25.75%) JavaScript
6 38 (22.75%) C++
7 17 (10.18%) Perl
8 13 (7.78%) VB
9 12 (7.19%) Python
9 12 (7.19%) Shell Script
10 11 (6.59%) Embedded C
11 9 (5.39%) PHP
12 8 (4.79%) XAML
13 7 (4.19%) PowerShell
14 6 (3.59%) Embedded C++
14 6 (3.59%) VBScript
15 5 (2.99%) PL/SQL
15 5 (2.99%) COBOL
15 5 (2.99%) VC++
15 5 (2.99%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 58 (34.73%) Degree
2 13 (7.78%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.79%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.40%) MCTS
4 4 (2.40%) MCSD
4 4 (2.40%) MCSE
5 2 (1.20%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.20%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.59%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.40%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (2.40%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 24 (14.37%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.99%) Oracle
3 5 (2.99%) Micro Focus
4 4 (2.40%) QNX
5 3 (1.80%) Sitecore
5 3 (1.80%) DevExpress
5 3 (1.80%) Rackspace
6 2 (1.20%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.60%) Intel
Witham, Essex
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Salary: up to 40k + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Salary: £30000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: From £42,000 to £48,000 per annum plus bens, International Company
Posted: 4 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
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Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: to £41k + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
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Salary: competitive
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