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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
Rank 50 51 32
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -19
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 34 53 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.61% 4.56% 6.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.26% 5.24% 7.50%
Number of salaries quoted 21 38 59
Median salary £52,500 £51,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.43% +36.66%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
799 1012 1107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 84.91% 87.09% 86.28%
Number of salaries quoted 600 762 896
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £85,000
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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 -6 19 £52,500 -16.00% 1
Harlow -3 1 £50,000 -
Saffron Walden - 1 £50,000 -
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 41 (51.25%) Java
1 41 (51.25%) Degree
2 39 (48.75%) Computer Science
2 39 (48.75%) JavaScript
3 38 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (45.00%) CSS
5 34 (42.50%) JBoss
6 32 (40.00%) Relational Database
7 31 (38.75%) Ajax
7 31 (38.75%) Swing
7 31 (38.75%) OO
8 30 (37.50%) HTML
8 30 (37.50%) J2EE
9 28 (35.00%) Oracle
9 28 (35.00%) OOP
9 28 (35.00%) E-Commerce
10 27 (33.75%) Open Source
11 25 (31.25%) WebSphere
11 25 (31.25%) WebLogic
12 23 (28.75%) Oracle Database
13 20 (25.00%) Linux
14 19 (23.75%) SQL
15 16 (20.00%) Electronics
16 15 (18.75%) Middleware
16 15 (18.75%) C
16 15 (18.75%) Windows
17 14 (17.50%) C#
17 14 (17.50%) Security Cleared
18 13 (16.25%) Unit Testing
18 13 (16.25%) TDD

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 34 (42.50%) JBoss
2 25 (31.25%) WebLogic
2 25 (31.25%) WebSphere
3 6 (7.50%) Apache
4 3 (3.75%) CMS
4 3 (3.75%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.75%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (7.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.25%) Amazon Kinesis
1 1 (1.25%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.25%) SNMP
2 3 (3.75%) DNS
3 2 (2.50%) HTTP
4 1 (1.25%) DHCP
4 1 (1.25%) IGMP
4 1 (1.25%) PBX
4 1 (1.25%) Q.931
4 1 (1.25%) RTCP
4 1 (1.25%) RTP
4 1 (1.25%) SSL
4 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.25%) VLAN
4 1 (1.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 23 (28.75%) Oracle Database
3 9 (11.25%) RDBMS
4 6 (7.50%) GIS
4 6 (7.50%) JasperReports
5 5 (6.25%) MySQL
5 5 (6.25%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (10.00%) JIRA
2 7 (8.75%) Ant
2 7 (8.75%) Jenkins
3 6 (7.50%) ClearQuest
3 6 (7.50%) CruiseControl
3 6 (7.50%) FishEye
3 6 (7.50%) Hudson
3 6 (7.50%) JUnit
3 6 (7.50%) Maven
3 6 (7.50%) TeamCity
4 5 (6.25%) Git (software)
5 4 (5.00%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.75%) MSTest
6 3 (3.75%) Rhino Mocks
6 3 (3.75%) Subversion
7 1 (1.25%) Buildbot
7 1 (1.25%) Gradle
7 1 (1.25%) MSBuild
General
1 16 (20.00%) Electronics
2 7 (8.75%) Finance
3 5 (6.25%) Automotive
4 4 (5.00%) Banking
5 3 (3.75%) Legal
5 3 (3.75%) Marketing
5 3 (3.75%) Retail
6 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (55.00%) Developer
2 35 (43.75%) Java Developer
3 34 (42.50%) Software Engineer
4 28 (35.00%) Senior Developer
5 25 (31.25%) Agile Developer
5 25 (31.25%) Agile Java Developer
5 25 (31.25%) J2EE Developer
5 25 (31.25%) Java Programmer
5 25 (31.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 25 (31.25%) Oracle Developer
5 25 (31.25%) Programmer
6 24 (30.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 24 (30.00%) Senior Java Programmer
6 24 (30.00%) Senior Programmer
7 22 (27.50%) J2EE Programmer
8 21 (26.25%) Senior Agile Developer
8 21 (26.25%) Senior Agile Java Developer
8 21 (26.25%) Senior J2EE Developer
8 21 (26.25%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 21 (26.25%) Senior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (45.00%) CSS
2 31 (38.75%) Ajax
2 31 (38.75%) Swing
3 30 (37.50%) HTML
3 30 (37.50%) J2EE
4 15 (18.75%) Middleware
5 12 (15.00%) JSON
6 11 (13.75%) Spring
7 10 (12.50%) Web Services
8 9 (11.25%) .NET
8 9 (11.25%) GWT
9 8 (10.00%) Hibernate
10 7 (8.75%) REST
11 6 (7.50%) Apache Flex
11 6 (7.50%) AWT
11 6 (7.50%) JMS
11 6 (7.50%) jQuery
11 6 (7.50%) XML
12 5 (6.25%) AngularJS
12 5 (6.25%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 39 (48.75%) Computer Science
2 11 (13.75%) Device Driver
3 9 (11.25%) CUDA
4 8 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (7.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (5.00%) e-Health
6 4 (5.00%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.75%) Blog
7 3 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.50%) Infotainment
9 1 (1.25%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (1.25%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.00%) Linux
2 15 (18.75%) Windows
3 10 (12.50%) VxWorks
4 4 (5.00%) Unix
5 2 (2.50%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.50%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (38.75%) OO
3 28 (35.00%) E-Commerce
3 28 (35.00%) OOP
4 27 (33.75%) Open Source
5 13 (16.25%) TDD
5 13 (16.25%) Unit Testing
6 10 (12.50%) Issue Tracking
7 8 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (10.00%) Scrum
8 7 (8.75%) DevOps
9 6 (7.50%) CRM
9 6 (7.50%) Kanban
9 6 (7.50%) SDLC
9 6 (7.50%) UML
10 5 (6.25%) Device Driver Development
11 4 (5.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
11 4 (5.00%) Integration Testing
11 4 (5.00%) Multithreading
11 4 (5.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 41 (51.25%) Java
2 39 (48.75%) JavaScript
3 19 (23.75%) SQL
4 15 (18.75%) C
5 14 (17.50%) C#
6 11 (13.75%) Embedded C
7 10 (12.50%) C++
8 5 (6.25%) Python
9 4 (5.00%) Perl
9 4 (5.00%) VB
10 3 (3.75%) PHP
10 3 (3.75%) T-SQL
10 3 (3.75%) XAML
11 1 (1.25%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 41 (51.25%) Degree
2 14 (17.50%) Security Cleared
3 11 (13.75%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (3.75%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.25%) Firmware
3 4 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) BMC PATROL
1 4 (5.00%) Nagios
1 4 (5.00%) OpenView
1 4 (5.00%) Tivoli
1 4 (5.00%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 1 (1.25%) Ansible
Vendors
1 28 (35.00%) Oracle
2 8 (10.00%) Intel
3 6 (7.50%) Adobe
3 6 (7.50%) Atlassian
3 6 (7.50%) Google
4 5 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.00%) BMC
5 4 (5.00%) CA
5 4 (5.00%) Compuware
5 4 (5.00%) Dynatrace
5 4 (5.00%) HP
5 4 (5.00%) IBM
5 4 (5.00%) Nimsoft
6 3 (3.75%) Zend
7 1 (1.25%) Snowplow
Colchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive benefits package
Posted: 24 days ago
Brentwood
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Southend-On-Sea
Revenue & Customs Digital Technology Service
Salary: 65000
Posted: 18 days ago
Essex, UK
University of Essex
Salary: Grade 7: £29,301-£32,004, Grade 8: £32,004-£38,183
Posted: 22 days ago