The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Colchester during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
Essex / Colchester
Rank 38 39 33
Rank change year-on-year +1 -6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 9 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 3.88% 3.59% 3.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.91% 3.65% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 5
Median salary £40,000 - £45,000
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 Colchester. 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
Colchester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 230 219 151
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Colchester 99.14% 98.21% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 191 182 135
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +75.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £62,500
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 Colchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Colchester

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Colchester

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 24 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 Colchester region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (56.25%) C#
3 8 (50.00%) Windows
4 7 (43.75%) C++
4 7 (43.75%) Electronics
5 6 (37.50%) Device Driver
5 6 (37.50%) Intel
5 6 (37.50%) Linux
6 5 (31.25%) Embedded C
6 5 (31.25%) VxWorks
6 5 (31.25%) Multithreading
6 5 (31.25%) Device Driver Development
6 5 (31.25%) Issue Tracking
7 4 (25.00%) CUDA
7 4 (25.00%) Information Assurance
7 4 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
7 4 (25.00%) JSON
7 4 (25.00%) Physics
7 4 (25.00%) Middleware
7 4 (25.00%) Finance
7 4 (25.00%) C
7 4 (25.00%) XML
7 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 4 (25.00%) CRM
7 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
7 4 (25.00%) Perl
7 4 (25.00%) SQL
7 4 (25.00%) .NET
7 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
2 2 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 7 (43.75%) Electronics
2 4 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
1 4 (25.00%) JSON
1 4 (25.00%) Middleware
1 4 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Device Driver
2 4 (25.00%) CUDA
3 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Linux
3 5 (31.25%) VxWorks
4 3 (18.75%) Windows 10
4 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (31.25%) Device Driver Development
2 5 (31.25%) Issue Tracking
2 5 (31.25%) Multithreading
3 4 (25.00%) CRM
3 4 (25.00%) Information Assurance
3 4 (25.00%) Physics
3 4 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (12.50%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) C#
2 7 (43.75%) C++
3 5 (31.25%) Embedded C
4 4 (25.00%) C
4 4 (25.00%) Perl
4 4 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Intel
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