Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Essex > Colchester
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 18 30
Rank change year-on-year -5 +12 +1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 20 40 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 8.06% 11.20% 7.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.81% 12.70% 9.89%
Number of salaries quoted 14 40 25
Colchester median annual salary £43,000 £62,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.20% +25.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £33,250 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £59,250 £68,750 £64,500
Essex median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -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 227 315 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 91.53% 88.24% 78.18%
Number of salaries quoted 184 268 265
Colchester median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £31,331 £31,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £67,875 £69,000
Essex median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% +12.50% -11.11%

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 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Colchester

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 13 (65.00%) C++
1 13 (65.00%) Visual Studio
1 13 (65.00%) Multithreading
2 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 12 (60.00%) C#
3 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (45.00%) Degree
4 9 (45.00%) Windows 7
5 8 (40.00%) Issue Tracking
5 8 (40.00%) Windows 10
6 7 (35.00%) User Experience
6 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Office
6 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Excel
7 6 (30.00%) Physics
8 4 (20.00%) Electronics
8 4 (20.00%) C
8 4 (20.00%) VoIP
8 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (20.00%) SQL
8 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
8 4 (20.00%) .NET
8 4 (20.00%) Multithreaded Programming
8 4 (20.00%) Image Processing
9 3 (15.00%) Device Driver Development
9 3 (15.00%) Linux
9 3 (15.00%) VxWorks
9 3 (15.00%) Embedded C
9 3 (15.00%) CUDA
9 3 (15.00%) Subversion
9 3 (15.00%) Device Driver

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:

Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MySQL
1 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (65.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (15.00%) Subversion
3 2 (10.00%) Grunt
3 2 (10.00%) webpack
General
1 4 (20.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 8 (40.00%) Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 4 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
4 4 (20.00%) C++ Developer
4 4 (20.00%) C++ Software Developer
4 4 (20.00%) C++/C# Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 4 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 4 (20.00%) T-SQL Developer
5 3 (15.00%) C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Embedded Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Java Programmer
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Programmer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) CSS
2 2 (10.00%) CSS3
2 2 (10.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) HTML5
2 2 (10.00%) Java EE
2 2 (10.00%) jQuery
2 2 (10.00%) JSP
2 2 (10.00%) LESS
2 2 (10.00%) Servlets
2 2 (10.00%) Spring
2 2 (10.00%) Spring MVC
2 2 (10.00%) Swing
2 2 (10.00%) Symfony
3 1 (5.00%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) User Experience
2 3 (15.00%) CUDA
2 3 (15.00%) Device Driver
3 2 (10.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (40.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (15.00%) Linux
4 3 (15.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Multithreading
2 8 (40.00%) Issue Tracking
3 6 (30.00%) Physics
4 4 (20.00%) Image Processing
4 4 (20.00%) Multithreaded Programming
5 3 (15.00%) Device Driver Development
6 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.00%) Build Automation
6 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (10.00%) Front End Development
6 2 (10.00%) MVC
6 2 (10.00%) OO
6 2 (10.00%) OOP
6 2 (10.00%) SEO
7 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) C++
2 12 (60.00%) C#
3 4 (20.00%) C
3 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (15.00%) Embedded C
5 2 (10.00%) ES6
5 2 (10.00%) Java
5 2 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Degree
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.00%) PhD
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle