Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for Software Delivery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Delivery over the 6 months to 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Delivery
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 119 86
Rank change year-on-year +50 -33 +19
Permanent jobs citing Software Delivery 31 6 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.44% 0.39% 2.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.96% 0.46% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 21 6 37
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £62,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.00% +31.58% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £46,250 £42,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £72,500 £65,250
East of England median annual salary £58,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +30.00% -5.26% -5.00%

Software Delivery 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 Essex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,049 1,314 1,895
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 82.66% 86.50% 89.39%
Number of salaries quoted 833 1,074 1,477
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £46,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.11% +2.78% +12.50%
10th Percentile £24,000 £28,075 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £68,150
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Software Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Software Delivery as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Software Delivery in Essex

Software Delivery
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Delivery in Essex.

Salary trend for Software Delivery in Essex

Software Delivery
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Delivery in Essex over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Delivery in Essex

Software Delivery
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Delivery within the Essex region over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford - 14 £45,000 - 1
Colchester +14 8 £35,000 -33.33%
Brentwood - 3 - - 1
Basildon - 1 £45,000 -
Software Delivery
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT jobs citing Software Delivery 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 Essex region with a requirement for Software Delivery.

1 20 (64.52%) C#
2 19 (61.29%) Degree
3 18 (58.06%) Test Automation
4 17 (54.84%) SDLC
4 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
5 16 (51.61%) Visual Studio
5 16 (51.61%) NUnit
6 15 (48.39%) TDD
6 15 (48.39%) Time Management
7 13 (41.94%) Continuous Improvement
7 13 (41.94%) ISTQB
7 13 (41.94%) Computer Science
7 13 (41.94%) Test Scripting
7 13 (41.94%) ISEB
8 12 (38.71%) OO
8 12 (38.71%) Python
8 12 (38.71%) SQL Server
8 12 (38.71%) Java
8 12 (38.71%) SQL
8 12 (38.71%) VB
8 12 (38.71%) .NET
8 12 (38.71%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (38.71%) Regression Testing
8 12 (38.71%) SpecFlow
8 12 (38.71%) Gherkin
8 12 (38.71%) Non-Functional Testing
8 12 (38.71%) AngularJS
8 12 (38.71%) Visual Studio Team System
8 12 (38.71%) Team Foundation Server

Software Delivery
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Service Cloud
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (38.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 16 (51.61%) NUnit
1 16 (51.61%) Visual Studio
2 12 (38.71%) MSTest
2 12 (38.71%) SpecFlow
2 12 (38.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (38.71%) Visual Studio Team System
2 12 (38.71%) WatiN
3 4 (12.90%) Moq
3 4 (12.90%) Subversion
4 1 (3.23%) HP UFT
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Law
2 1 (3.23%) Legal
2 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Analyst
2 12 (38.71%) Test Analyst
2 12 (38.71%) Tester
3 11 (35.48%) Automation Test Analyst
3 11 (35.48%) Automation Tester
4 5 (16.13%) Project Manager
4 5 (16.13%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Delivery Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) QA Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Software Delivery Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Software Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) ERP Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Finance Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Finance Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) PMO Director
6 1 (3.23%) QA Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (38.71%) .NET
1 12 (38.71%) AngularJS
1 12 (38.71%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 13 (41.94%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) CUDA
2 1 (3.23%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Windows
1 4 (12.90%) Windows 10
1 4 (12.90%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) Test Automation
2 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (54.84%) SDLC
3 15 (48.39%) TDD
3 15 (48.39%) Time Management
4 13 (41.94%) Continuous Improvement
4 13 (41.94%) Test Scripting
5 12 (38.71%) Acceptance Criteria
5 12 (38.71%) BDD
5 12 (38.71%) Non-Functional Testing
5 12 (38.71%) OO
5 12 (38.71%) Regression Testing
5 12 (38.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (38.71%) Waterfall
6 8 (25.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (19.35%) PRINCE2
8 5 (16.13%) Issue Tracking
8 5 (16.13%) Multithreading
8 5 (16.13%) Project Management
8 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (64.52%) C#
2 12 (38.71%) Java
2 12 (38.71%) Python
2 12 (38.71%) SQL
2 12 (38.71%) VB
3 8 (25.81%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (61.29%) Degree
2 13 (41.94%) ISEB
2 13 (41.94%) ISTQB
3 12 (38.71%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (3.23%) APMP
5 1 (3.23%) HNC
5 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (3.23%) Master's Degree
5 1 (3.23%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
5 1 (3.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) QA
2 2 (6.45%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) HP
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle
2 1 (3.23%) SAP