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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
Rank 54 53 31
Rank change year-on-year -1 -22  
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 33 47 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.32% 4.36% 6.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.99% 5.16% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 16 30 54
Median salary £51,250 £57,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.86% +51.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,250 £25,350
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +7.50%  

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 827 911 1027
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 83.12% 84.51% 86.01%
Number of salaries quoted 628 688 825
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,400
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +10.13%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £62,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 March 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 March 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 -16 15 £52,500 -16.00% 2
Chelmsford -20 1 - - 1
Harlow - 1 £50,000 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £50,000 -
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 40 (54.79%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (49.32%) Java
2 36 (49.32%) JavaScript
3 34 (46.58%) CSS
3 34 (46.58%) Degree
4 32 (43.84%) Computer Science
4 32 (43.84%) OO
5 31 (42.47%) JBoss
6 28 (38.36%) HTML
6 28 (38.36%) Relational Database
7 27 (36.99%) Ajax
7 27 (36.99%) Swing
8 26 (35.62%) OOP
9 25 (34.25%) J2EE
10 24 (32.88%) E-Commerce
11 23 (31.51%) Oracle
11 23 (31.51%) Open Source
12 21 (28.77%) WebLogic
12 21 (28.77%) WebSphere
13 19 (26.03%) Oracle Database
13 19 (26.03%) SQL
14 16 (21.92%) Linux
15 14 (19.18%) JSON
16 13 (17.81%) Unit Testing
16 13 (17.81%) C
16 13 (17.81%) C#
16 13 (17.81%) Spring
17 12 (16.44%) TDD
17 12 (16.44%) Electronics
17 12 (16.44%) Windows

Software Engineering
Top Related 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 31 (42.47%) JBoss
2 21 (28.77%) WebLogic
2 21 (28.77%) WebSphere
3 6 (8.22%) Apache
4 4 (5.48%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.11%) CMS
5 3 (4.11%) WordPress
6 1 (1.37%) Confluence
6 1 (1.37%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (6.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.85%) SNMP
2 3 (4.11%) DNS
3 2 (2.74%) HTTP
4 1 (1.37%) DHCP
4 1 (1.37%) IGMP
4 1 (1.37%) PBX
4 1 (1.37%) Q.931
4 1 (1.37%) RTCP
4 1 (1.37%) RTP
4 1 (1.37%) SSL
4 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.37%) VLAN
4 1 (1.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (38.36%) Relational Database
2 19 (26.03%) Oracle Database
3 10 (13.70%) RDBMS
4 6 (8.22%) Geospatial Data
4 6 (8.22%) GIS
4 6 (8.22%) JasperReports
4 6 (8.22%) SQL Server
5 4 (5.48%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (10.96%) Jenkins
2 7 (9.59%) Ant
2 7 (9.59%) JIRA
2 7 (9.59%) Maven
3 6 (8.22%) ClearQuest
3 6 (8.22%) CruiseControl
3 6 (8.22%) FishEye
3 6 (8.22%) Hudson
3 6 (8.22%) JUnit
3 6 (8.22%) TeamCity
4 5 (6.85%) Git (software)
4 5 (6.85%) Visual Studio
5 4 (5.48%) Subversion
5 4 (5.48%) Xcode
6 2 (2.74%) Gradle
7 1 (1.37%) Buildbot
7 1 (1.37%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.37%) MSTest
7 1 (1.37%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 12 (16.44%) Electronics
2 8 (10.96%) Finance
3 4 (5.48%) Automotive
4 3 (4.11%) Banking
4 3 (4.11%) Legal
4 3 (4.11%) Marketing
4 3 (4.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (54.79%) Developer
2 30 (41.10%) Java Developer
2 30 (41.10%) Software Engineer
3 28 (38.36%) Senior Developer
4 22 (30.14%) Agile Developer
4 22 (30.14%) Agile Java Developer
4 22 (30.14%) Java Programmer
4 22 (30.14%) Programmer
4 22 (30.14%) Senior Java Developer
4 22 (30.14%) Senior Java Programmer
4 22 (30.14%) Senior Programmer
5 21 (28.77%) J2EE Developer
5 21 (28.77%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 21 (28.77%) Oracle Developer
6 18 (24.66%) J2EE Programmer
6 18 (24.66%) Senior Agile Developer
6 18 (24.66%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 18 (24.66%) Senior J2EE Developer
6 18 (24.66%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 18 (24.66%) Senior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (46.58%) CSS
2 28 (38.36%) HTML
3 27 (36.99%) Ajax
3 27 (36.99%) Swing
4 25 (34.25%) J2EE
5 14 (19.18%) JSON
6 13 (17.81%) Spring
7 11 (15.07%) Middleware
8 9 (12.33%) Web Services
9 8 (10.96%) .NET
9 8 (10.96%) GWT
9 8 (10.96%) Hibernate
9 8 (10.96%) jQuery
9 8 (10.96%) XML
10 7 (9.59%) AngularJS
10 7 (9.59%) REST
11 6 (8.22%) Apache Flex
11 6 (8.22%) AWT
11 6 (8.22%) JMS
11 6 (8.22%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 32 (43.84%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.59%) Device Driver
3 6 (8.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (6.85%) CUDA
5 4 (5.48%) e-Health
5 4 (5.48%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.11%) Blog
7 2 (2.74%) Infotainment
8 1 (1.37%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.37%) Fintech
8 1 (1.37%) Smart Home
8 1 (1.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.92%) Linux
2 12 (16.44%) Windows
3 6 (8.22%) VxWorks
4 4 (5.48%) Apple iOS
4 4 (5.48%) Unix
5 3 (4.11%) Windows 10
5 3 (4.11%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.37%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (54.79%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (43.84%) OO
3 26 (35.62%) OOP
4 24 (32.88%) E-Commerce
5 23 (31.51%) Open Source
6 13 (17.81%) Unit Testing
7 12 (16.44%) TDD
8 11 (15.07%) Issue Tracking
9 9 (12.33%) Scrum
10 8 (10.96%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (9.59%) CRM
11 7 (9.59%) DevOps
12 6 (8.22%) Kanban
12 6 (8.22%) MVC
12 6 (8.22%) SDLC
12 6 (8.22%) UML
13 5 (6.85%) Device Driver Development
13 5 (6.85%) Front End Development
13 5 (6.85%) Multithreading
14 4 (5.48%) Creative Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 36 (49.32%) Java
1 36 (49.32%) JavaScript
2 19 (26.03%) SQL
3 13 (17.81%) C
3 13 (17.81%) C#
4 9 (12.33%) C++
5 7 (9.59%) Embedded C
6 5 (6.85%) Perl
7 4 (5.48%) Apple Swift
7 4 (5.48%) Objective-C
7 4 (5.48%) Python
7 4 (5.48%) VB
8 3 (4.11%) PHP
9 2 (2.74%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.37%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.37%) Ruby
10 1 (1.37%) Scala
10 1 (1.37%) XAML
Qualifications
1 34 (46.58%) Degree
2 12 (16.44%) Security Cleared
3 10 (13.70%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.48%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.74%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.74%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.22%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.48%) vSphere
3 3 (4.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (5.48%) BMC PATROL
1 4 (5.48%) Nagios
1 4 (5.48%) OpenView
1 4 (5.48%) Tivoli
1 4 (5.48%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 23 (31.51%) Oracle
2 6 (8.22%) Adobe
2 6 (8.22%) Atlassian
2 6 (8.22%) Google
2 6 (8.22%) Intel
3 4 (5.48%) BMC
3 4 (5.48%) CA
3 4 (5.48%) Compuware
3 4 (5.48%) Dynatrace
3 4 (5.48%) HP
3 4 (5.48%) IBM
3 4 (5.48%) Nimsoft
4 3 (4.11%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.11%) Zend
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