The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 128 111 135
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 1 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.055% 0.059% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.062% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 5
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.32%
Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1738 1611 2204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.60% 94.54% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1383 1317 1931
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Senior Software Engineer
North West

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (50.00%) WinForms
3 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) RESTful
3 2 (50.00%) Open Source
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Mockito
4 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (25.00%) PowerMock
4 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
4 1 (25.00%) JAX-RS
4 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (25.00%) JSON
4 1 (25.00%) JIRA
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) Selenium
4 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) QMS
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (25.00%) NHibernate

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Informix
2 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Mockito
1 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) Introscope
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) WinForms
2 2 (50.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (25.00%) PowerMock
3 1 (25.00%) JAX-RS
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (25.00%) NHibernate
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) JDBC
3 1 (25.00%) Servlets
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) QMS
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Perforce
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Compuware
1 1 (25.00%) HP