The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cheshire region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
North West / Cheshire
Rank 57 80 105
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 30 22 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.96% 1.70% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.05% 1.78% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 16 22 16
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
982 1235 1827
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.75% 95.29% 97.23%
Number of salaries quoted 797 1067 1438
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £50,350
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Cheshire

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Software Engineer
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Wilmslow - 9 £37,500 - 3
Knutsford - 7 £45,500 - 4
Chester +4 6 - - 1
Crewe - 2 £40,000 -
Warrington -4 1 £44,500 +27.14%
Software Engineer
North West

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 55 (98.21%) Software Engineering
2 26 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (46.43%) Java
3 25 (44.64%) Finance
4 24 (42.86%) Degree
5 21 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 21 (37.50%) .NET
6 20 (35.71%) SQL
7 18 (32.14%) C#
7 18 (32.14%) C++
7 18 (32.14%) Linux
8 17 (30.36%) C
8 17 (30.36%) ASP.NET
8 17 (30.36%) MVC
8 17 (30.36%) TDD
9 16 (28.57%) CSS
10 15 (26.79%) HTML
10 15 (26.79%) Android
11 13 (23.21%) Waterfall
12 12 (21.43%) Web Services
12 12 (21.43%) GPRS
12 12 (21.43%) Entity Framework
12 12 (21.43%) .NET Framework
12 12 (21.43%) SDLC
13 11 (19.64%) Banking
13 11 (19.64%) Git (software)
13 11 (19.64%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (19.64%) ASP.NET Web API
13 11 (19.64%) XML
14 10 (17.86%) Oracle

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 6 (10.71%) JBoss
1 6 (10.71%) WebLogic
1 6 (10.71%) WebSphere
2 5 (8.93%) CMS
3 2 (3.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (3.57%) GlassFish
3 2 (3.57%) IIS
3 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.79%) CICS
Applications
1 6 (10.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.43%) GPRS
2 10 (17.86%) TCP/IP
3 7 (12.50%) Internet
4 6 (10.71%) Bluetooth
4 6 (10.71%) DVB
4 6 (10.71%) Ethernet
4 6 (10.71%) GSM
4 6 (10.71%) NFC
4 6 (10.71%) UMTS
4 6 (10.71%) VoIP
4 6 (10.71%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (10.71%) WLAN
5 3 (5.36%) HTTP
6 1 (1.79%) Intranet
6 1 (1.79%) LAN
6 1 (1.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.71%) DB2
3 3 (5.36%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.79%) IMS/DB
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (19.64%) Git (software)
2 9 (16.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (14.29%) Subversion
4 6 (10.71%) Jenkins
5 4 (7.14%) ClearCase
6 3 (5.36%) Gradle
6 3 (5.36%) JIRA
6 3 (5.36%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (3.57%) Bitbucket
7 2 (3.57%) Moq
7 2 (3.57%) NUnit
8 1 (1.79%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.79%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.79%) Selenium
8 1 (1.79%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (44.64%) Finance
2 11 (19.64%) Banking
3 8 (14.29%) Corporate Banking
4 6 (10.71%) Automotive
4 6 (10.71%) Financial Institution
4 6 (10.71%) Multimedia
5 3 (5.36%) Aerospace
5 3 (5.36%) Avionics
5 3 (5.36%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.79%) Electronics
6 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (37.50%) .NET
2 17 (30.36%) ASP.NET
3 16 (28.57%) CSS
4 15 (26.79%) HTML
5 12 (21.43%) .NET Framework
5 12 (21.43%) Entity Framework
5 12 (21.43%) Web Services
6 11 (19.64%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (19.64%) ASP.NET Web API
6 11 (19.64%) XML
7 7 (12.50%) J2EE
7 7 (12.50%) Middleware
8 6 (10.71%) Flash
8 6 (10.71%) JSP
8 6 (10.71%) OpenGL
8 6 (10.71%) Series 60
8 6 (10.71%) Servlets
8 6 (10.71%) Struts
8 6 (10.71%) SVG
8 6 (10.71%) UIQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) CAN bus
1 6 (10.71%) Device Driver
1 6 (10.71%) Internet of Things
1 6 (10.71%) iPhone
1 6 (10.71%) Management Information System
1 6 (10.71%) Mobile App
1 6 (10.71%) MPEG
1 6 (10.71%) Smartphone
2 5 (8.93%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.14%) Mainframe
4 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.36%) User Experience
5 2 (3.57%) IVR
5 2 (3.57%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.79%) iPad
6 1 (1.79%) NHS
6 1 (1.79%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 18 (32.14%) Linux
2 15 (26.79%) Android
3 10 (17.86%) Embedded Linux
4 9 (16.07%) Windows
5 6 (10.71%) Nucleus RTOS
5 6 (10.71%) Windows 7
5 6 (10.71%) Windows 8
5 6 (10.71%) Windows Mobile
6 5 (8.93%) Unix
7 4 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (98.21%) Software Engineering
2 26 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (30.36%) MVC
3 17 (30.36%) TDD
4 13 (23.21%) Waterfall
5 12 (21.43%) SDLC
6 10 (17.86%) Risk Management
7 9 (16.07%) Mentoring
7 9 (16.07%) Scrum
8 7 (12.50%) BDD
9 6 (10.71%) DRM
9 6 (10.71%) Mobile Commerce
9 6 (10.71%) QMS
9 6 (10.71%) Speech Recognition
9 6 (10.71%) Telematics
10 5 (8.93%) Creative Problem-Solving
10 5 (8.93%) Service Management
10 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (8.93%) UML
11 4 (7.14%) OO
Programming Languages
1 26 (46.43%) Java
2 21 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 20 (35.71%) SQL
4 18 (32.14%) C#
4 18 (32.14%) C++
5 17 (30.36%) C
6 5 (8.93%) PL/SQL
7 4 (7.14%) PowerShell
8 3 (5.36%) ANSI C
8 3 (5.36%) Perl
8 3 (5.36%) PHP
8 3 (5.36%) Python
9 2 (3.57%) TypeScript
9 2 (3.57%) VB
10 1 (1.79%) COBOL
10 1 (1.79%) Delphi
10 1 (1.79%) Pascal
10 1 (1.79%) R
10 1 (1.79%) VC++
Qualifications
1 24 (42.86%) Degree
2 4 (7.14%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.79%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.71%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (17.86%) Oracle
2 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.71%) Intel
3 6 (10.71%) Symbian
4 4 (7.14%) Sun
5 3 (5.36%) Chordiant
5 3 (5.36%) Teradata
6 2 (3.57%) Adobe
6 2 (3.57%) hybris
6 2 (3.57%) IBM
7 1 (1.79%) Freescale
7 1 (1.79%) IBM Sterling
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester
Foresight Solutions
Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow
Mobica
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 12 days ago