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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Essex / Colchester
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 23 31
Rank change year-on-year +2 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 22 21 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 10.58% 10.14% 4.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.83% 12.28% 5.76%
Number of salaries quoted 14 21 7
Median salary £35,000 £62,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -44.00% +38.88%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

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 186 171 139
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Colchester 89.42% 82.61% 85.80%
Number of salaries quoted 163 149 112
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +21.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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
Salary Histogram in Colchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Colchester over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Colchester

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 23 (62.16%) Degree
2 16 (43.24%) C#
3 15 (40.54%) C++
3 15 (40.54%) Windows
3 15 (40.54%) OO
4 14 (37.84%) OOP
4 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (37.84%) Swing
4 14 (37.84%) E-Commerce
4 14 (37.84%) Java
4 14 (37.84%) Oracle
4 14 (37.84%) Computer Science
4 14 (37.84%) Relational Database
5 13 (35.14%) Multithreading
5 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
6 12 (32.43%) Visual Studio
6 12 (32.43%) Issue Tracking
7 11 (29.73%) Physics
7 11 (29.73%) Windows 7
8 10 (27.03%) Windows 10
9 9 (24.32%) Spring MVC
9 9 (24.32%) Java EE
9 9 (24.32%) MySQL
9 9 (24.32%) RDBMS
9 9 (24.32%) JSP
9 9 (24.32%) Servlets
9 9 (24.32%) Spring
9 9 (24.32%) MVC
10 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Excel
10 8 (21.62%) Microsoft

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 5 (13.51%) JBoss
1 5 (13.51%) WebLogic
1 5 (13.51%) WebSphere
2 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Ethernet
1 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (37.84%) Relational Database
2 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
3 9 (24.32%) MySQL
3 9 (24.32%) RDBMS
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (32.43%) Visual Studio
2 5 (13.51%) Subversion
3 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.70%) Grunt
3 1 (2.70%) webpack
General
1 5 (13.51%) Electronics
2 4 (10.81%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.70%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 22 (59.46%) Software Engineer
2 15 (40.54%) Developer
3 14 (37.84%) Java Developer
3 14 (37.84%) Java Programmer
3 14 (37.84%) Oracle Developer
3 14 (37.84%) Programmer
4 9 (24.32%) Senior Software Engineer
5 7 (18.92%) C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (13.51%) Agile Developer
6 5 (13.51%) Agile Java Developer
6 5 (13.51%) J2EE Developer
6 5 (13.51%) J2EE Programmer
6 5 (13.51%) Senior Agile Developer
6 5 (13.51%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 5 (13.51%) Senior Developer
6 5 (13.51%) Senior J2EE Developer
6 5 (13.51%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (13.51%) Senior Java Programmer
6 5 (13.51%) Senior Oracle Developer
6 5 (13.51%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (37.84%) Swing
2 9 (24.32%) Java EE
2 9 (24.32%) JSP
2 9 (24.32%) Servlets
2 9 (24.32%) Spring
2 9 (24.32%) Spring MVC
3 6 (16.22%) CSS
3 6 (16.22%) HTML
4 5 (13.51%) Ajax
4 5 (13.51%) J2EE
5 4 (10.81%) .NET
5 4 (10.81%) JSON
5 4 (10.81%) XML
6 1 (2.70%) CSS3
6 1 (2.70%) HTML5
6 1 (2.70%) jQuery
6 1 (2.70%) LESS
6 1 (2.70%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 14 (37.84%) Computer Science
2 5 (13.51%) User Experience
3 4 (10.81%) CUDA
4 3 (8.11%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.70%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 15 (40.54%) Windows
2 11 (29.73%) Windows 7
3 10 (27.03%) Windows 10
4 4 (10.81%) Linux
5 3 (8.11%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) OO
2 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (37.84%) E-Commerce
2 14 (37.84%) OOP
3 13 (35.14%) Multithreading
4 12 (32.43%) Issue Tracking
5 11 (29.73%) Physics
6 9 (24.32%) MVC
7 8 (21.62%) Image Processing
8 4 (10.81%) CRM
8 4 (10.81%) Information Assurance
8 4 (10.81%) Strategic Planning
9 3 (8.11%) Device Driver Development
10 1 (2.70%) Build Automation
10 1 (2.70%) Front End Development
10 1 (2.70%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 16 (43.24%) C#
2 15 (40.54%) C++
3 14 (37.84%) Java
4 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.81%) Perl
5 4 (10.81%) SQL
6 3 (8.11%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.70%) C
7 1 (2.70%) ES6
7 1 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (62.16%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) Oracle
2 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.70%) Intel
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