Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Colchester 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.

Senior Software Engineer
Essex > Colchester
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 51 54
Rank change year-on-year +13 +3 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 5 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 2.10% 1.12% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.15% 1.16% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 3
Colchester median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% -38.46% -
Essex median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +37.50% -33.33% +37.93%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Colchester. 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
Colchester
Permanent vacancies in Colchester with a recognized job title 233 344 354
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.90% 96.36% 98.33%
Number of salaries quoted 192 300 341
Colchester median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +20.00% -8.54%
10th Percentile £26,375 £28,931 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £66,375 £65,000
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +8.75% -5.88%

Senior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Colchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Engineer in Colchester

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

Salary trend for Senior Software Engineer in Colchester

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Senior 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 Colchester region featuring Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 5 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) Issue Tracking
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 10
2 4 (80.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (60.00%) Image Processing
3 3 (60.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) Physics
4 2 (40.00%) PhD
4 2 (40.00%) CUDA
4 2 (40.00%) User Experience
4 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
5 1 (20.00%) Electronics

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Colchester 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:

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (40.00%) CUDA
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) Issue Tracking
3 3 (60.00%) Image Processing
4 2 (40.00%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C++
2 4 (80.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) PhD
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft