Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Chelmsford during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

Software Engineer
Essex > Chelmsford
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 40 35
Rank change year-on-year -6 -5 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 9 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chelmsford 2.59% 2.62% 3.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.80% 2.86% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 8
Chelmsford median annual salary £50,000 £24,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +108.33% - -40.00%
10th Percentile £32,250 £24,000 £23,175
90th Percentile £59,000 £24,000 £41,775
Essex median annual salary £51,250 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +36.67% -11.76% +6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chelmsford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Chelmsford
Permanent vacancies in Chelmsford with a recognized job title 321 315 306
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.24% 91.84% 95.03%
Number of salaries quoted 299 286 273
Chelmsford median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £21,000 £26,375 £21,750
90th Percentile £61,750 £61,875 £65,500
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +8.75% -5.88%

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Chelmsford

Job postings that featured Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chelmsford.

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
Salary Histogram in Chelmsford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Chelmsford over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Chelmsford

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 9 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
3 7 (77.78%) C#
3 7 (77.78%) .NET
3 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
4 5 (55.56%) Finance
5 4 (44.44%) Artificial Intelligence
5 4 (44.44%) CSS
5 4 (44.44%) SQL
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 4 (44.44%) RESTful
5 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
5 4 (44.44%) Fintech
5 4 (44.44%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (33.33%) Data Structures
6 3 (33.33%) .NET Core
6 3 (33.33%) Xamarin
6 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
6 3 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
6 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (33.33%) HTML5
6 3 (33.33%) Entity Framework
6 3 (33.33%) Android
6 3 (33.33%) HTML
6 3 (33.33%) MVC
6 3 (33.33%) Ajax
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (22.22%) Windows
8 1 (11.11%) C

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
1 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
2 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
2 4 (44.44%) CSS
2 4 (44.44%) RESTful
3 3 (33.33%) .NET Core
3 3 (33.33%) Ajax
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) HTML5
4 1 (11.11%) JSP
4 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Fintech
1 4 (44.44%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (33.33%) Data Structures
2 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (11.11%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Android
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (44.44%) Artificial Intelligence
3 3 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
3 3 (33.33%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 7 (77.78%) C#
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) C
4 1 (11.11%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded C
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded C++
4 1 (11.11%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) MISRA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Xamarin