Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Essex > Colchester
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 34 29
Rank change year-on-year +10 -5 +8
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 23 29 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 8.04% 7.46% 10.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.35% 7.90% 11.18%
Number of salaries quoted 13 18 36
Colchester median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -44.00% +38.89%
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £51,750 £46,625 £63,750
Essex median annual salary £38,750 £45,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -13.89% -25.00% +41.18%

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 246 367 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 86.01% 94.34% 91.64%
Number of salaries quoted 209 317 296
Colchester median annual salary £45,000 £46,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.23% +16.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £63,750
Essex median annual salary £43,278 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year -3.83% +2.27% +10.00%

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 16 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Colchester

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 18 (78.26%) Degree
2 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (43.48%) Computer Science
4 9 (39.13%) Spring
4 9 (39.13%) C#
4 9 (39.13%) Java
5 8 (34.78%) C++
5 8 (34.78%) HTML
5 8 (34.78%) SQL
5 8 (34.78%) MySQL
5 8 (34.78%) Multithreading
5 8 (34.78%) Issue Tracking
6 7 (30.43%) Relational Database
6 7 (30.43%) CSS
6 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Office
6 7 (30.43%) Windows
6 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Excel
6 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
7 6 (26.09%) MVC
7 6 (26.09%) E-Commerce
7 6 (26.09%) OOP
7 6 (26.09%) OO
7 6 (26.09%) Swing
7 6 (26.09%) JSP
7 6 (26.09%) Servlets
7 6 (26.09%) Oracle
7 6 (26.09%) Oracle Database
7 6 (26.09%) Spring MVC
7 6 (26.09%) Java EE
8 5 (21.74%) NUnit

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 (4.35%) JBoss
1 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) RapidIO
1 1 (4.35%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) MySQL
2 7 (30.43%) Relational Database
3 6 (26.09%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Moq
1 5 (21.74%) NUnit
1 5 (21.74%) Subversion
2 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
3 3 (13.04%) Grunt
4 2 (8.70%) JUnit
4 2 (8.70%) webpack
5 1 (4.35%) Ant
5 1 (4.35%) Bower
5 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.35%) Gradle
5 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.35%) JIRA
5 1 (4.35%) Maven
General
1 3 (13.04%) Games
2 2 (8.70%) Back Office
3 1 (4.35%) Electronics
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Developer
2 10 (43.48%) Software Engineer
3 9 (39.13%) Java Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Graduate
4 5 (21.74%) Graduate Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Graduate Java Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Junior
4 5 (21.74%) Junior Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Junior Java Developer
4 5 (21.74%) MySQL Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Embedded Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Embedded Linux Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Java Software Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Lead Java Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Lead Software Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) Spring
2 8 (34.78%) HTML
3 7 (30.43%) CSS
4 6 (26.09%) Java EE
4 6 (26.09%) JSP
4 6 (26.09%) Servlets
4 6 (26.09%) Spring MVC
4 6 (26.09%) Swing
5 5 (21.74%) Ajax
5 5 (21.74%) J2EE
6 4 (17.39%) Web Services
7 3 (13.04%) HTML5
7 3 (13.04%) JSON
7 3 (13.04%) XML
8 2 (8.70%) CSS3
8 2 (8.70%) Hibernate
8 2 (8.70%) jQuery
8 2 (8.70%) LESS
8 2 (8.70%) Symfony
8 2 (8.70%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.04%) CUDA
2 3 (13.04%) User Experience
3 2 (8.70%) Online Gambling
3 2 (8.70%) Social Gaming
4 1 (4.35%) Device Driver
4 1 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Windows 10
2 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
3 3 (13.04%) Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Unix
4 1 (4.35%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (34.78%) Issue Tracking
2 8 (34.78%) Multithreading
3 6 (26.09%) E-Commerce
3 6 (26.09%) MVC
3 6 (26.09%) OO
3 6 (26.09%) OOP
4 5 (21.74%) Open Source
4 5 (21.74%) Software Delivery
4 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
5 4 (17.39%) Physics
6 3 (13.04%) DevOps
6 3 (13.04%) Game Development
6 3 (13.04%) Image Processing
6 3 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (8.70%) Build Automation
7 2 (8.70%) Front End Development
7 2 (8.70%) iOS Development
7 2 (8.70%) Validation
7 2 (8.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) C#
1 9 (39.13%) Java
2 8 (34.78%) C++
2 8 (34.78%) SQL
3 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
3 5 (21.74%) PL/SQL
3 5 (21.74%) T-SQL
4 2 (8.70%) C
4 2 (8.70%) ES6
4 2 (8.70%) PHP
5 1 (4.35%) Embedded C
5 1 (4.35%) Java 8
5 1 (4.35%) TypeScript
5 1 (4.35%) XAML
Qualifications
1 18 (78.26%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Adobe
3 1 (4.35%) EMC
3 1 (4.35%) Intel
3 1 (4.35%) Xamarin