The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 112 125 110
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 9 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.52% 0.052% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.055% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 2
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +31.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £50,000 £36,400
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £50,000 £39,600
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.14%
Senior Software Engineer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1659 1806 1499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.17% 94.51% 94.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1366 1442 1212
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Senior Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Senior Software Engineer Salary Trend in Cheshire

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Senior Software Engineer
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
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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
Warrington - 2 £45,000 -
Macclesfield - 1 £35,000 -
Runcorn - 1 £35,000 -
Wilmslow - 1 £37,500 -
Senior Software Engineer
North West

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Senior Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Senior Software Engineer in their job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (61.54%) WPF
3 8 (61.54%) C#
3 8 (61.54%) .NET
4 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
4 7 (53.85%) MVVM
5 6 (46.15%) Scrum
6 5 (38.46%) WinForms
6 5 (38.46%) WCF
6 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
7 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
7 4 (30.77%) N-Tier
7 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
8 3 (23.08%) JSP
8 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
8 3 (23.08%) J2EE
8 3 (23.08%) Java
8 3 (23.08%) MVC
8 3 (23.08%) Hibernate
8 3 (23.08%) Extreme Programming
8 3 (23.08%) Web Development
8 3 (23.08%) Spring
8 3 (23.08%) JSF
8 3 (23.08%) Pair Programming
8 3 (23.08%) RESTful
9 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
9 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
9 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (15.38%) Management Information System

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Senior Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Senior Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.69%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) .NET
1 8 (61.54%) WPF
2 5 (38.46%) WinForms
2 5 (38.46%) WCF
3 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
3 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
4 3 (23.08%) RESTful
4 3 (23.08%) JSP
4 3 (23.08%) J2EE
4 3 (23.08%) Hibernate
4 3 (23.08%) Spring
4 3 (23.08%) JSF
5 1 (7.69%) Web Services
5 1 (7.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) N-Tier
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
3 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) MVVM
4 6 (46.15%) Scrum
5 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
6 3 (23.08%) Pair Programming
6 3 (23.08%) Extreme Programming
6 3 (23.08%) MVC
6 3 (23.08%) Web Development
7 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (7.69%) UML
8 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
3 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded C
4 1 (7.69%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) COBOL
4 1 (7.69%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft