The table below looks at the prevalence of the term SCADA in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SCADA over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA)
Rank 119 119 116
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing SCADA 5 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.29% 0.33% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.71% 0.90% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 3
Average salary £60,000 £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.57% +18.57%
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +4.47%
SCADA
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
708 667 571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 41.16% 37.01% 33.45%
Number of salaries quoted 534 492 439
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SCADA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SCADA across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

SCADA Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

SCADA
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SCADA across the Cheshire region.

SCADA Salary Trend in Cheshire

SCADA
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SCADA within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Macclesfield - 3 £60,000 -
SCADA
North West

SCADA
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing SCADA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SCADA.

1 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) ERP
2 5 (71.43%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (71.43%) Manufacturing
3 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (57.14%) GAMP
3 4 (57.14%) GMP
3 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
3 4 (57.14%) Wonderware
3 4 (57.14%) QA
4 3 (42.86%) Cognizant
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
5 2 (28.57%) C
5 2 (28.57%) C++
6 1 (14.29%) SAP
6 1 (14.29%) LAN
6 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
6 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++
6 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 1 (14.29%) GStreamer
6 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (14.29%) Life Science
6 1 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (14.29%) SAP ERP

SCADA
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing SCADA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SCADA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
General
1 5 (71.43%) Pharmaceutical
1 5 (71.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Applications Support
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded C Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) GStreamer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Life Science
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ERP
2 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C
1 2 (28.57%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) GAMP
1 4 (57.14%) GMP
1 4 (57.14%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Wonderware
2 3 (42.86%) Cognizant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP