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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 53 33
Rank change year-on-year +6 -20  
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 46 38 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.72% 3.77% 6.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.64% 4.54% 7.38%
Number of salaries quoted 30 32 65
Median salary £37,500 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -37.50% +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £40,000 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
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 Essex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 816 837 1098
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 83.78% 83.04% 87.28%
Number of salaries quoted 664 668 861
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £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 Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 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 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester +5 23 £35,000 -44.00% 1
Harlow - 7 £60,000 -
Saffron Walden -11 6 £33,000 -26.66% 2
Chelmsford -13 2 £52,500 - 1
Software Engineering
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 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 Essex region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 42 (53.16%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (44.30%) Degree
3 33 (41.77%) OO
4 29 (36.71%) C#
4 29 (36.71%) MVC
5 26 (32.91%) Java
5 26 (32.91%) OOP
6 23 (29.11%) Computer Science
7 21 (26.58%) Relational Database
8 19 (24.05%) Spring
8 19 (24.05%) Swing
9 18 (22.78%) Windows
10 17 (21.52%) CSS
10 17 (21.52%) JavaScript
10 17 (21.52%) C++
11 16 (20.25%) .NET
11 16 (20.25%) Oracle
11 16 (20.25%) SQL Server
11 16 (20.25%) Issue Tracking
11 16 (20.25%) Apple iOS
12 15 (18.99%) E-Commerce
12 15 (18.99%) RDBMS
13 14 (17.72%) Visual Studio
14 13 (16.46%) JBoss
14 13 (16.46%) HTML
14 13 (16.46%) SQL
14 13 (16.46%) Multithreading
15 12 (15.19%) Microsoft
15 12 (15.19%) ASP.NET
16 11 (13.92%) Cocoa

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 13 (16.46%) JBoss
2 6 (7.59%) WebLogic
2 6 (7.59%) WebSphere
3 4 (5.06%) Apache
3 4 (5.06%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.53%) IIS
5 1 (1.27%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (10.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (10.13%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.27%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.27%) HTTP
1 1 (1.27%) SSL
1 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (26.58%) Relational Database
2 16 (20.25%) SQL Server
3 15 (18.99%) RDBMS
4 10 (12.66%) MySQL
5 4 (5.06%) Geospatial Data
5 4 (5.06%) GIS
5 4 (5.06%) JasperReports
5 4 (5.06%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (17.72%) Visual Studio
2 11 (13.92%) TeamCity
2 11 (13.92%) Xcode
3 7 (8.86%) Jenkins
3 7 (8.86%) Subversion
4 5 (6.33%) Ant
4 5 (6.33%) JIRA
4 5 (6.33%) Maven
5 4 (5.06%) ClearQuest
5 4 (5.06%) CruiseControl
5 4 (5.06%) FishEye
5 4 (5.06%) Hudson
5 4 (5.06%) JUnit
6 2 (2.53%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.53%) Gradle
7 1 (1.27%) Buildbot
7 1 (1.27%) Grunt
7 1 (1.27%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.27%) Selenium
7 1 (1.27%) webpack
General
1 7 (8.86%) Back Office
1 7 (8.86%) Electronics
1 7 (8.86%) Finance
2 3 (3.80%) Automotive
3 1 (1.27%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 45 (56.96%) Developer
2 30 (37.97%) Software Engineer
3 23 (29.11%) Senior Developer
4 22 (27.85%) Java Developer
5 18 (22.78%) Java Programmer
5 18 (22.78%) Programmer
6 15 (18.99%) Oracle Developer
7 14 (17.72%) Senior Software Engineer
8 13 (16.46%) Software Developer
9 12 (15.19%) Senior Software Developer
10 9 (11.39%) Senior Java Developer
10 9 (11.39%) Senior Java Programmer
10 9 (11.39%) Senior Programmer
11 8 (10.13%) Java Engineer
12 7 (8.86%) Agile Developer
12 7 (8.86%) Agile Java Developer
12 7 (8.86%) C++ Software Engineer
12 7 (8.86%) Senior Java Engineer
13 6 (7.59%) J2EE Developer
13 6 (7.59%) Senior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (24.05%) Spring
1 19 (24.05%) Swing
2 17 (21.52%) CSS
3 16 (20.25%) .NET
4 13 (16.46%) HTML
5 12 (15.19%) ASP.NET
6 11 (13.92%) AngularJS
6 11 (13.92%) Cocoa
6 11 (13.92%) Java EE
7 10 (12.66%) Ajax
7 10 (12.66%) JSON
8 9 (11.39%) J2EE
8 9 (11.39%) JSP
8 9 (11.39%) Servlets
8 9 (11.39%) Spring MVC
9 7 (8.86%) KnockoutJS
9 7 (8.86%) Web Services
10 6 (7.59%) Hibernate
10 6 (7.59%) jQuery
10 6 (7.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (29.11%) Computer Science
2 8 (10.13%) User Experience
3 4 (5.06%) CUDA
3 4 (5.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (3.80%) Device Driver
4 3 (3.80%) iPad
4 3 (3.80%) iPhone
4 3 (3.80%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.53%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.53%) Fintech
6 1 (1.27%) CAN bus
6 1 (1.27%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 18 (22.78%) Windows
2 16 (20.25%) Apple iOS
3 11 (13.92%) Windows 7
4 10 (12.66%) Windows 10
5 6 (7.59%) Android
6 5 (6.33%) Linux
7 3 (3.80%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (53.16%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (41.77%) OO
3 29 (36.71%) MVC
4 26 (32.91%) OOP
5 16 (20.25%) Issue Tracking
6 15 (18.99%) E-Commerce
7 13 (16.46%) Multithreading
8 11 (13.92%) Business Development
8 11 (13.92%) Mobile Development
8 11 (13.92%) Physics
9 10 (12.66%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (11.39%) Unit Testing
11 8 (10.13%) Image Processing
12 7 (8.86%) SOA
12 7 (8.86%) TDD
13 6 (7.59%) Scrum
14 5 (6.33%) Android Development
14 5 (6.33%) DevOps
14 5 (6.33%) iOS Development
15 4 (5.06%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 29 (36.71%) C#
2 26 (32.91%) Java
3 17 (21.52%) C++
3 17 (21.52%) JavaScript
4 13 (16.46%) SQL
5 11 (13.92%) Apple Swift
5 11 (13.92%) Objective-C
6 7 (8.86%) C
7 5 (6.33%) Embedded C
8 4 (5.06%) Perl
9 2 (2.53%) Embedded C++
9 2 (2.53%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.27%) ES6
10 1 (1.27%) PHP
10 1 (1.27%) Ruby
10 1 (1.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 35 (44.30%) Degree
2 6 (7.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (6.33%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.06%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.27%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) MISRA
1 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.06%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (20.25%) Oracle
2 12 (15.19%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.06%) Adobe
3 4 (5.06%) Atlassian
3 4 (5.06%) Google
4 2 (2.53%) Facebook
4 2 (2.53%) Twitter
5 1 (1.27%) Intel
Saffron Walden, Essex
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Witham, Essex
Brightgen
Posted: 23 days ago