Period
to 27 May 2018

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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 60 64
Rank change year-on-year -21 +4 -32
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 38 81 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.58% 4.13% 3.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.06% 4.86% 4.29%
Number of salaries quoted 30 48 63
Essex median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -17.39% +43.75%
10th Percentile £24,000 £30,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £64,250 £60,000 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% - -

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 1,240 1,666 1,913
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 84.24% 85.00% 90.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1,040 1,286 1,474
Essex median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,987 £26,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £68,450
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.27%

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 27 May 2018.

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 27 May 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
Colchester -21 12 £40,000 - 9
Chelmsford +15 6 £24,000 - 3
Brentwood - 4 - - 1
Southend-on-Sea -11 3 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Harlow -22 1 £67,500 +22.73% 4
Maldon - 1 £42,500 -
Epping - 1 £37,500 -
Software Engineering
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, IT jobs citing Software Engineering 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 Engineering.

1 22 (57.89%) SQL
2 17 (44.74%) Degree
3 15 (39.47%) Java
3 15 (39.47%) Computer Science
4 13 (34.21%) MVC
5 12 (31.58%) Java EE
5 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (31.58%) Spring
6 11 (28.95%) C#
6 11 (28.95%) J2EE
6 11 (28.95%) E-Commerce
7 10 (26.32%) MySQL
7 10 (26.32%) .NET
8 9 (23.68%) PL/SQL
8 9 (23.68%) Oracle
8 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
8 9 (23.68%) HTML
8 9 (23.68%) Oracle Database
8 9 (23.68%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (21.05%) Spring MVC
9 8 (21.05%) TDD
9 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
9 8 (21.05%) CSS
10 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET
10 7 (18.42%) XML
10 7 (18.42%) Windows
10 7 (18.42%) OOP
10 7 (18.42%) OO
10 7 (18.42%) JBoss
10 7 (18.42%) Swing

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 7 (18.42%) JBoss
2 5 (13.16%) WebSphere
3 3 (7.89%) WebLogic
4 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.26%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (2.63%) Confluence
5 1 (2.63%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.63%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) DVB
2 1 (2.63%) Broadband
2 1 (2.63%) Internet
2 1 (2.63%) Multicast
2 1 (2.63%) NAS
2 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) MySQL
2 9 (23.68%) Oracle Database
2 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
3 7 (18.42%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.26%) Data Mining
4 2 (5.26%) GIS
4 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
1 5 (13.16%) Subversion
2 4 (10.53%) JUnit
3 3 (7.89%) JIRA
3 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.26%) Ant
4 2 (5.26%) Gradle
4 2 (5.26%) Grunt
4 2 (5.26%) Maven
4 2 (5.26%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (5.26%) webpack
5 1 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.63%) Bugzilla
5 1 (2.63%) CANoe
5 1 (2.63%) FishEye
5 1 (2.63%) Redmine
5 1 (2.63%) ReSharper
5 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.63%) Trac
General
1 5 (13.16%) Automotive
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Marketing
3 2 (5.26%) Electronics
3 2 (5.26%) Games
4 1 (2.63%) Back Office
4 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (57.89%) Developer
2 13 (34.21%) Java Developer
3 12 (31.58%) Software Engineer
4 9 (23.68%) SQL Developer
5 8 (21.05%) Graduate
5 8 (21.05%) Graduate Developer
5 8 (21.05%) Graduate Java Developer
5 8 (21.05%) Junior
5 8 (21.05%) Junior Developer
5 8 (21.05%) Junior Java Developer
6 7 (18.42%) .NET Developer
6 7 (18.42%) Software Developer
7 6 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (15.79%) C# Developer
8 5 (13.16%) .NET Software Developer
8 5 (13.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (13.16%) C# Software Developer
8 5 (13.16%) Full Stack Developer
8 5 (13.16%) J2EE Developer
8 5 (13.16%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (31.58%) Java EE
1 12 (31.58%) Spring
2 11 (28.95%) J2EE
3 10 (26.32%) .NET
4 9 (23.68%) HTML
5 8 (21.05%) CSS
5 8 (21.05%) Spring MVC
6 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET
6 7 (18.42%) jQuery
6 7 (18.42%) Swing
6 7 (18.42%) XML
7 6 (15.79%) Hibernate
7 6 (15.79%) JSP
7 6 (15.79%) Servlets
7 6 (15.79%) Struts
7 6 (15.79%) Web Services
8 5 (13.16%) Ajax
8 5 (13.16%) AngularJS
9 4 (10.53%) .NET Core
9 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 15 (39.47%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.89%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (5.26%) Digital TV
3 2 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (5.26%) User Experience
4 1 (2.63%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.63%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) STB
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Windows
2 6 (15.79%) Linux
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.63%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.63%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) MVC
2 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (28.95%) E-Commerce
4 9 (23.68%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (21.05%) TDD
6 7 (18.42%) OO
6 7 (18.42%) OOP
7 6 (15.79%) Migration
8 5 (13.16%) Open Source
8 5 (13.16%) Software Architecture
9 4 (10.53%) Pair Programming
9 4 (10.53%) Unit Testing
9 4 (10.53%) Web Development
10 3 (7.89%) SDLC
11 2 (5.26%) Build Automation
11 2 (5.26%) Collaborative Working
11 2 (5.26%) Creative Thinking
11 2 (5.26%) Front End Development
11 2 (5.26%) Innovative Thinking
11 2 (5.26%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (57.89%) SQL
2 15 (39.47%) Java
3 11 (28.95%) C#
4 9 (23.68%) PL/SQL
5 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
6 7 (18.42%) C
7 5 (13.16%) T-SQL
8 2 (5.26%) Embedded C
8 2 (5.26%) ES6
8 2 (5.26%) PHP
8 2 (5.26%) XAML
9 1 (2.63%) C++
9 1 (2.63%) MATLAB
9 1 (2.63%) Python
9 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (44.74%) Degree
2 6 (15.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.26%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.63%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Oracle
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.26%) Fujitsu
4 1 (2.63%) Atlassian