Period
to 26 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Colchester with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 6 months to 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Essex > Colchester
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 31 24
Rank change year-on-year -22 -7 +7
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 12 38 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 2.99% 8.96% 12.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.31% 10.27% 13.37%
Number of salaries quoted 11 23 42
Colchester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -36.00% +119.30%
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,500 £37,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £53,750 £63,750
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% -17.39% +43.75%

Software Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Colchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Colchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 362 370 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 90.05% 87.26% 89.84%
Number of salaries quoted 314 325 343
Colchester median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +18.75% +23.08%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £63,500
Essex median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Colchester

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Colchester.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Colchester

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Colchester

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Colchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Colchester over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Colchester

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Colchester region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (66.67%) CSS
1 8 (66.67%) Degree
1 8 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle Database
2 7 (58.33%) Relational Database
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 7 (58.33%) E-Commerce
2 7 (58.33%) HTML
2 7 (58.33%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) PL/SQL
2 7 (58.33%) OOP
2 7 (58.33%) OO
2 7 (58.33%) Swing
3 6 (50.00%) MVC
3 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (50.00%) MySQL
3 6 (50.00%) JSP
3 6 (50.00%) Servlets
3 6 (50.00%) Spring MVC
3 6 (50.00%) Spring
3 6 (50.00%) Java EE
4 5 (41.67%) Ajax
4 5 (41.67%) Open Source
4 5 (41.67%) J2EE
4 5 (41.67%) T-SQL
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
6 3 (25.00%) jQuery

Software Engineering
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 3 (25.00%) JBoss
1 3 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (8.33%) Confluence
3 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle Database
1 7 (58.33%) Relational Database
2 6 (50.00%) MySQL
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (16.67%) Data Mining
4 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Ant
1 2 (16.67%) Gradle
1 2 (16.67%) Grunt
1 2 (16.67%) Maven
1 2 (16.67%) webpack
2 1 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (8.33%) FishEye
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) ReSharper
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Electronics
1 1 (8.33%) Legal
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Java Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Graduate
3 4 (33.33%) Graduate Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Graduate Java Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Junior
3 4 (33.33%) Junior Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Junior Java Developer
3 4 (33.33%) MySQL Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Java Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Database Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) CSS
2 7 (58.33%) HTML
2 7 (58.33%) Swing
3 6 (50.00%) Java EE
3 6 (50.00%) JSP
3 6 (50.00%) Servlets
3 6 (50.00%) Spring
3 6 (50.00%) Spring MVC
4 5 (41.67%) Ajax
4 5 (41.67%) J2EE
5 3 (25.00%) jQuery
6 2 (16.67%) CSS3
6 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
6 2 (16.67%) HTML5
6 2 (16.67%) JMS
6 2 (16.67%) LESS
6 2 (16.67%) Symfony
6 2 (16.67%) WPF
7 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
7 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) User Experience
3 1 (8.33%) Device Driver
3 1 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) E-Commerce
2 7 (58.33%) OO
2 7 (58.33%) OOP
3 6 (50.00%) MVC
4 5 (41.67%) Open Source
5 2 (16.67%) Build Automation
5 2 (16.67%) Front End Development
5 2 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (16.67%) Scrum
5 2 (16.67%) SEO
6 1 (8.33%) Device Driver Development
6 1 (8.33%) Physics
6 1 (8.33%) TDD
6 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
1 7 (58.33%) PL/SQL
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) T-SQL
4 2 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) ES6
4 2 (16.67%) PHP
4 2 (16.67%) XAML
5 1 (8.33%) C
5 1 (8.33%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Atlassian
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft