Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Essex > Colchester
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 32 16
Rank change year-on-year +12 -16 +12
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 15 11 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 8.33% 4.25% 12.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.27% 4.58% 13.31%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 41
Colchester median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% -17.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £36,750 £38,375 £33,750
90th Percentile £68,700 £60,000 £68,750
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -20.00% -4.76% +31.25%

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 146 240 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 81.11% 92.66% 94.48%
Number of salaries quoted 89 194 266
Colchester median annual salary £38,500 £50,000 £45,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.00% +10.50% +20.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £29,200 £31,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £60,875 £68,750
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £46,559
% change year-on-year -5.56% -3.35% +16.40%

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 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Colchester

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 12 (80.00%) Degree
2 10 (66.67%) C#
2 10 (66.67%) C++
2 10 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 10 (66.67%) Issue Tracking
3 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (46.67%) Windows
5 6 (40.00%) Visual Studio
5 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
5 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (40.00%) NUnit
5 6 (40.00%) Subversion
5 6 (40.00%) Windows 10
5 6 (40.00%) Windows 7
5 6 (40.00%) Moq
6 5 (33.33%) Software Delivery
7 4 (26.67%) CUDA
7 4 (26.67%) User Experience
7 4 (26.67%) Image Processing
7 4 (26.67%) Physics
8 2 (13.33%) CSS
8 2 (13.33%) HTML
8 2 (13.33%) Java
8 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
8 2 (13.33%) MySQL
8 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
8 2 (13.33%) Silverlight
8 2 (13.33%) 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 1 (6.67%) JBoss
1 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) RapidIO
1 1 (6.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Moq
1 6 (40.00%) NUnit
1 6 (40.00%) Subversion
1 6 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) Ant
2 1 (6.67%) Gradle
2 1 (6.67%) JUnit
2 1 (6.67%) Maven
General
1 1 (6.67%) Back Office
1 1 (6.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Software Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Angular Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
1 2 (13.33%) CSS
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
1 2 (13.33%) jQuery
1 2 (13.33%) Silverlight
1 2 (13.33%) Spring
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
2 1 (6.67%) Java EE
2 1 (6.67%) JMS
2 1 (6.67%) JSON
2 1 (6.67%) JSP
2 1 (6.67%) Middleware
2 1 (6.67%) REST
2 1 (6.67%) Servlets
2 1 (6.67%) SOAP
2 1 (6.67%) Spring MVC
2 1 (6.67%) Swing
2 1 (6.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) CUDA
1 4 (26.67%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Device Driver
2 1 (6.67%) Online Gambling
2 1 (6.67%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Windows 10
2 6 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Issue Tracking
1 10 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (33.33%) Software Delivery
4 4 (26.67%) Image Processing
4 4 (26.67%) Physics
5 2 (13.33%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (13.33%) Front End Development
5 2 (13.33%) Software Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) TDD
6 1 (6.67%) DevOps
6 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.67%) Game Development
6 1 (6.67%) iOS Development
6 1 (6.67%) MVC
6 1 (6.67%) OO
6 1 (6.67%) OOP
6 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) C#
1 10 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (13.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) C
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded C
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Intel
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle