The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £24,000 in advertised job vacancies in Chelmsford during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
Essex / Chelmsford
Rank 30 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chelmsford 2.65% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.03% - -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Median salary £24,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Chelmsford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Chelmsford
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 165 82 128
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chelmsford 87.30% 97.62% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 138 67 119
Median salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Chelmsford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chelmsford that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Chelmsford

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Chelmsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Chelmsford.

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Chelmsford

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Chelmsford region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Degree
2 10 (83.33%) Computer Science
2 10 (83.33%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) Infotainment
3 2 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Telematics
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (16.67%) CMMI
3 2 (16.67%) Electronics
3 2 (16.67%) Automotive
3 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (8.33%) HTTP

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
General
1 2 (16.67%) Automotive
1 2 (16.67%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) Infotainment
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (16.67%) CMMI
1 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
1 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
1 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (16.67%) Telematics
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA