The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Colchester during the 3 months to 29 June 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 > Colchester
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 39 33
Rank change year-on-year +10 -6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 13 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 6.34% 0.99% 3.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.40% 1.01% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 4
Colchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.55%  
10th Percentile £35,000 £41,250 £39,000
90th Percentile £53,000 £43,750 £47,500
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +13.33%  

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 203 198 152
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Colchester 99.02% 98.02% 94.41%
Number of salaries quoted 892 1127 934
Colchester median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% +69.23%  
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £45,875 £63,750
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,600
% change year-on-year +5.88% +7.32%  

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Colchester

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

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
Salary Histogram in Colchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Colchester over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Colchester

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 22 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (72.73%) C#
3 15 (68.18%) C++
3 15 (68.18%) Windows
4 13 (59.09%) Multithreading
5 12 (54.55%) Issue Tracking
5 12 (54.55%) Visual Studio
6 11 (50.00%) Windows 7
6 11 (50.00%) Physics
7 10 (45.45%) Windows 10
8 9 (40.91%) Degree
9 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Office
9 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
9 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Excel
9 8 (36.36%) Image Processing
10 5 (22.73%) Electronics
10 5 (22.73%) Subversion
11 4 (18.18%) Finance
11 4 (18.18%) CRM
11 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
11 4 (18.18%) Linux
11 4 (18.18%) XML
11 4 (18.18%) Perl
11 4 (18.18%) SQL
11 4 (18.18%) .NET
11 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
11 4 (18.18%) Information Assurance
11 4 (18.18%) JSON
11 4 (18.18%) Strategic Planning
11 4 (18.18%) CUDA

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
1 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (54.55%) Visual Studio
2 5 (22.73%) Subversion
3 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (22.73%) Electronics
2 4 (18.18%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.55%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) .NET
1 4 (18.18%) JSON
1 4 (18.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) CUDA
1 4 (18.18%) User Experience
2 3 (13.64%) Device Driver
3 1 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Windows
2 11 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 10 (45.45%) Windows 10
4 4 (18.18%) Linux
5 3 (13.64%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (59.09%) Multithreading
3 12 (54.55%) Issue Tracking
4 11 (50.00%) Physics
5 8 (36.36%) Image Processing
6 4 (18.18%) CRM
6 4 (18.18%) Information Assurance
6 4 (18.18%) Strategic Planning
7 3 (13.64%) Device Driver Development
8 1 (4.55%) OO
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) C#
2 15 (68.18%) C++
3 4 (18.18%) Perl
3 4 (18.18%) SQL
4 3 (13.64%) Embedded C
5 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Intel
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