The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 101 71 74
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 19 47 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.17% 2.74% 2.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 2.82% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 17 30 46
Average salary £43,250 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1524 1665 1725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.96% 96.97% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1190 1224 1371
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

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 22 May 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Warrington +1 9 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Chester +8 3 £46,250 +32.14% 1
Runcorn -5 3 £47,500 -
Crewe - 2 £38,750 -
Knutsford - 1 - -
Macclesfield - 1 £35,000 - 1
Software Engineer
North West

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited 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 Software Engineer in their job title.

1 35 (79.55%) Software Engineering
2 21 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (43.18%) SQL
4 18 (40.91%) .NET
4 18 (40.91%) Degree
5 16 (36.36%) Windows
5 16 (36.36%) C#
6 15 (34.09%) C++
7 14 (31.82%) Java
7 14 (31.82%) Scrum
8 13 (29.55%) C
9 11 (25.00%) Web Services
10 9 (20.45%) OO
11 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET
11 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
11 8 (18.18%) MVC
12 7 (15.91%) WinForms
12 7 (15.91%) UML
12 7 (15.91%) HND
12 7 (15.91%) ISO 9001
12 7 (15.91%) Embedded C
12 7 (15.91%) Test Automation
12 7 (15.91%) Waterfall
13 6 (13.64%) Embedded Software Development
13 6 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
13 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (13.64%) Embedded C++
13 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
13 6 (13.64%) Windows CE

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited 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 Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) WinCC
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) LAN
1 1 (2.27%) SMS
1 1 (2.27%) WAN
1 1 (2.27%) SMTP
1 1 (2.27%) Intranet
1 1 (2.27%) Internet
1 1 (2.27%) Ethernet
1 1 (2.27%) HTTP
1 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.27%) DNS
1 1 (2.27%) Modbus
1 1 (2.27%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.27%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (9.09%) Synon
3 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.55%) JIRA
4 1 (2.27%) JMeter
4 1 (2.27%) Ant
4 1 (2.27%) JUnit
4 1 (2.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.27%) ClearCase
4 1 (2.27%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (2.27%) Selenium
4 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.27%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (13.64%) Electronics
2 5 (11.36%) Billing
3 4 (9.09%) Finance
4 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (40.91%) .NET
2 11 (25.00%) Web Services
3 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET
4 7 (15.91%) WinForms
5 5 (11.36%) XML
5 5 (11.36%) HTML
5 5 (11.36%) WCF
5 5 (11.36%) WPF
5 5 (11.36%) jQuery
6 4 (9.09%) JMS
6 4 (9.09%) Swing
7 3 (6.82%) Ajax
7 3 (6.82%) .NET Framework
8 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (4.55%) JSP
8 2 (4.55%) CSS
8 2 (4.55%) J2EE
8 2 (4.55%) JSON
9 1 (2.27%) Hibernate
9 1 (2.27%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.36%) N-Tier
3 4 (9.09%) iSeries
3 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 4 (9.09%) AS400
4 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.55%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.55%) SCADA
5 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.27%) Robotics
5 1 (2.27%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.27%) Physics
5 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.27%) Life Science
5 1 (2.27%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 16 (36.36%) Windows
2 6 (13.64%) Windows CE
2 6 (13.64%) Linux
3 1 (2.27%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (79.55%) Software Engineering
2 21 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (31.82%) Scrum
4 9 (20.45%) OO
5 8 (18.18%) MVC
6 7 (15.91%) UML
6 7 (15.91%) Test Automation
6 7 (15.91%) Waterfall
7 6 (13.64%) Embedded Software Development
7 6 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (13.64%) Pair Programming
8 4 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
8 4 (9.09%) MVVM
8 4 (9.09%) Unit Testing
9 3 (6.82%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (6.82%) Network Design
9 3 (6.82%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (4.55%) Load Testing
10 2 (4.55%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 19 (43.18%) SQL
2 16 (36.36%) C#
3 15 (34.09%) C++
4 14 (31.82%) Java
5 13 (29.55%) C
6 7 (15.91%) Embedded C
7 6 (13.64%) Embedded C++
7 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
8 5 (11.36%) VB.NET
9 4 (9.09%) RPG/400
9 4 (9.09%) RPG
10 3 (6.82%) T-SQL
10 3 (6.82%) PowerShell
11 2 (4.55%) Python
11 2 (4.55%) VBScript
11 2 (4.55%) VB
11 2 (4.55%) PL/SQL
12 1 (2.27%) Perl
12 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (40.91%) Degree
2 7 (15.91%) HND
3 6 (13.64%) HNC
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) ISO 9001
2 2 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.55%) Terminal Server
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.27%) XenApp
Vendors
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.36%) VMware
3 4 (9.09%) Citrix
3 4 (9.09%) BT
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle
5 1 (2.27%) Siemens
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