Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 62 28
Rank change year-on-year +16 -34 +39
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 64 80 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.60% 3.76% 6.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.44% 4.28% 7.78%
Number of salaries quoted 54 65 144
Essex median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,350 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 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 1177 1870 2211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 84.62% 87.88% 84.00%
Number of salaries quoted 977 1430 1607
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £27,300 £27,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £68,750 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Essex

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Essex

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Essex over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Essex

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the Essex region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 +11 19 £50,000 - 1
Colchester -6 17 £43,500 -30.40%
Harlow +2 13 £65,000 +30.00%
Brentwood +37 3 - - 2
Southend-on-Sea +15 3 £85,000 +10.89%
Witham - 3 £53,000 -
Basildon +2 1 £55,000 +29.41%
Saffron Walden -4 1 £25,000 +11.11%
Software Engineering
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 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 Essex region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 31 (48.44%) C#
2 29 (45.31%) MVC
3 27 (42.19%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (39.06%) .NET
5 21 (32.81%) ASP.NET
6 18 (28.13%) JavaScript
6 18 (28.13%) AngularJS
7 17 (26.56%) C++
8 15 (23.44%) Java
9 14 (21.88%) CSS
9 14 (21.88%) Microsoft
9 14 (21.88%) Spring
10 13 (20.31%) Spring MVC
10 13 (20.31%) Multithreading
10 13 (20.31%) TeamCity
10 13 (20.31%) Back Office
10 13 (20.31%) Windows
10 13 (20.31%) SOA
10 13 (20.31%) HTML
10 13 (20.31%) KnockoutJS
11 11 (17.19%) Java EE
11 11 (17.19%) SQL
11 11 (17.19%) Visual Studio
11 11 (17.19%) Struts
12 10 (15.63%) Degree
13 9 (14.06%) SDLC
13 9 (14.06%) JPA
13 9 (14.06%) Computer Science
13 9 (14.06%) Hibernate
13 9 (14.06%) EJB

Software Engineering
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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (12.50%) JBoss
2 6 (9.38%) WildFly
3 1 (1.56%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.56%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) VoIP
2 3 (4.69%) Internet
3 1 (1.56%) Broadband
3 1 (1.56%) DVB
3 1 (1.56%) NAS
3 1 (1.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.81%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.13%) MySQL
2 2 (3.13%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (20.31%) TeamCity
2 11 (17.19%) Visual Studio
3 8 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.13%) Subversion
5 1 (1.56%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.56%) CANoe
5 1 (1.56%) Grunt
5 1 (1.56%) JIRA
5 1 (1.56%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.56%) Redmine
5 1 (1.56%) Trac
5 1 (1.56%) webpack
General
1 13 (20.31%) Back Office
2 8 (12.50%) Finance
3 5 (7.81%) Automotive
4 4 (6.25%) Electronics
5 3 (4.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (43.75%) Developer
2 27 (42.19%) Software Engineer
3 14 (21.88%) Java Developer
4 12 (18.75%) C# Developer
4 12 (18.75%) Senior Software Engineer
5 10 (15.63%) Agile Developer
5 10 (15.63%) Agile Java Developer
5 10 (15.63%) Senior Developer
6 8 (12.50%) .NET Developer
6 8 (12.50%) .NET Team Leader
6 8 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (12.50%) Team Leader
7 7 (10.94%) .NET Software Engineer
7 7 (10.94%) C# Software Developer
7 7 (10.94%) C# Software Engineer
7 7 (10.94%) Embedded Engineer
7 7 (10.94%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 6 (9.38%) Senior Agile Developer
8 6 (9.38%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (39.06%) .NET
2 21 (32.81%) ASP.NET
3 18 (28.13%) AngularJS
4 14 (21.88%) CSS
4 14 (21.88%) Spring
5 13 (20.31%) HTML
5 13 (20.31%) KnockoutJS
5 13 (20.31%) Spring MVC
6 11 (17.19%) Java EE
6 11 (17.19%) Struts
7 9 (14.06%) EJB
7 9 (14.06%) Hibernate
7 9 (14.06%) JPA
8 7 (10.94%) LESS
8 7 (10.94%) Spring Boot
9 6 (9.38%) Sass
10 5 (7.81%) HTML5
10 5 (7.81%) RESTful
11 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (4.69%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.81%) User Experience
3 4 (6.25%) CUDA
3 4 (6.25%) Fintech
3 4 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (4.69%) Data Structures
4 3 (4.69%) Device Driver
4 3 (4.69%) Digital Media
4 3 (4.69%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.69%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.13%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.56%) CAN bus
6 1 (1.56%) Digital TV
6 1 (1.56%) STB
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.31%) Windows
2 7 (10.94%) Windows 7
3 6 (9.38%) Linux
3 6 (9.38%) Windows 10
4 4 (6.25%) Android
5 3 (4.69%) VxWorks
6 2 (3.13%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (45.31%) MVC
2 27 (42.19%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (20.31%) Multithreading
3 13 (20.31%) SOA
4 9 (14.06%) SDLC
5 7 (10.94%) Issue Tracking
6 6 (9.38%) Multithreaded Programming
6 6 (9.38%) Unit Testing
7 5 (7.81%) Image Processing
8 4 (6.25%) Artificial Intelligence
8 4 (6.25%) Physics
8 4 (6.25%) TDD
8 4 (6.25%) Web Development
9 3 (4.69%) Device Driver Development
9 3 (4.69%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (4.69%) Mentoring
9 3 (4.69%) Mobile Application Development
9 3 (4.69%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (4.69%) Project Management
9 3 (4.69%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 31 (48.44%) C#
2 18 (28.13%) JavaScript
3 17 (26.56%) C++
4 15 (23.44%) Java
5 11 (17.19%) SQL
6 9 (14.06%) C
7 4 (6.25%) Embedded C
7 4 (6.25%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.56%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.56%) ES6
8 1 (1.56%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (15.63%) Degree
2 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.25%) PhD
3 3 (4.69%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) ISO 26262
2 1 (1.56%) MISRA
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Firmware
Vendors
1 14 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.69%) Xamarin
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle
4 1 (1.56%) Facebook
4 1 (1.56%) Twitter