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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
Essex / Colchester
Rank 32 17 23
Rank change year-on-year -15 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 15 32 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 6.47% 14.35% 10.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.61% 17.58% 13.56%
Number of salaries quoted 7 22 16
Median salary £52,500 £62,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.00% +119.29%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Colchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 197 182 118
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Colchester 84.91% 81.61% 75.16%
Number of salaries quoted 168 150 107
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +42.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £77,250 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Colchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Colchester citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Colchester region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 20 (55.56%) HTML
1 20 (55.56%) Java
1 20 (55.56%) JavaScript
1 20 (55.56%) J2EE
1 20 (55.56%) Oracle
1 20 (55.56%) WebLogic
1 20 (55.56%) CSS
1 20 (55.56%) OOP
1 20 (55.56%) OO
1 20 (55.56%) JBoss
1 20 (55.56%) Swing
1 20 (55.56%) E-Commerce
1 20 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (55.56%) Ajax
1 20 (55.56%) WebSphere
1 20 (55.56%) Degree
1 20 (55.56%) Computer Science
1 20 (55.56%) Relational Database
2 18 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 13 (36.11%) Open Source
4 9 (25.00%) C#
5 8 (22.22%) Windows
6 7 (19.44%) Electronics
6 7 (19.44%) C++
7 6 (16.67%) Device Driver
7 6 (16.67%) Linux
7 6 (16.67%) Intel
8 5 (13.89%) Embedded C
8 5 (13.89%) VxWorks
8 5 (13.89%) Device Driver Development

Software Engineering
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 20 (55.56%) JBoss
1 20 (55.56%) WebLogic
1 20 (55.56%) WebSphere
2 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (55.56%) Relational Database
2 18 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 3 (8.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 7 (19.44%) Electronics
2 4 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (55.56%) Agile Developer
1 20 (55.56%) Agile Java Developer
1 20 (55.56%) Developer
1 20 (55.56%) J2EE Developer
1 20 (55.56%) Java Developer
1 20 (55.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
1 20 (55.56%) Oracle Developer
2 17 (47.22%) J2EE Programmer
2 17 (47.22%) Java Programmer
2 17 (47.22%) Programmer
2 17 (47.22%) Senior Agile Developer
2 17 (47.22%) Senior Agile Java Developer
2 17 (47.22%) Senior Developer
2 17 (47.22%) Senior J2EE Developer
2 17 (47.22%) Senior Java Developer
2 17 (47.22%) Senior Java Programmer
2 17 (47.22%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
2 17 (47.22%) Senior Oracle Developer
2 17 (47.22%) Senior Programmer
3 16 (44.44%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (55.56%) Ajax
1 20 (55.56%) CSS
1 20 (55.56%) HTML
1 20 (55.56%) J2EE
1 20 (55.56%) Swing
2 4 (11.11%) .NET
2 4 (11.11%) JSON
2 4 (11.11%) Middleware
2 4 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (55.56%) Computer Science
2 6 (16.67%) Device Driver
3 4 (11.11%) CUDA
4 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Windows
2 6 (16.67%) Linux
3 5 (13.89%) VxWorks
4 3 (8.33%) Windows 10
4 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (55.56%) E-Commerce
1 20 (55.56%) OO
1 20 (55.56%) OOP
2 13 (36.11%) Open Source
3 5 (13.89%) Device Driver Development
3 5 (13.89%) Issue Tracking
3 5 (13.89%) Multithreading
4 4 (11.11%) CRM
4 4 (11.11%) Information Assurance
4 4 (11.11%) Physics
4 4 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (5.56%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 20 (55.56%) Java
1 20 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 9 (25.00%) C#
3 7 (19.44%) C++
4 5 (13.89%) Embedded C
5 4 (11.11%) C
5 4 (11.11%) Perl
5 4 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (55.56%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Firmware
Vendors
1 20 (55.56%) Oracle
2 6 (16.67%) Intel
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