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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 75 82 119
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 27 34 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.40% 2.36% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.48% 2.43% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 21 32 11
Median salary £37,500 £38,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,400 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
1089 1400 1831
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.97% 97.15% 95.36%
Number of salaries quoted 909 1241 1601
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 4 December 2016.

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 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Crewe - 9 £36,500 - 2
Chester +4 4 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Warrington +6 3 £45,000 +19.20%
Knutsford +5 3 £60,000 +71.42%
Macclesfield - 2 £30,000 -
Software Engineer
North West

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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 52 (96.30%) Software Engineering
2 32 (59.26%) .NET
3 30 (55.56%) C#
4 29 (53.70%) JavaScript
4 29 (53.70%) SQL
4 29 (53.70%) ASP.NET
4 29 (53.70%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (51.85%) TDD
5 28 (51.85%) MVC
6 23 (42.59%) CSS
7 21 (38.89%) .NET Framework
8 20 (37.04%) Entity Framework
9 19 (35.19%) Java
10 18 (33.33%) Scrum
10 18 (33.33%) Git (software)
11 17 (31.48%) Finance
12 16 (29.63%) HTML
12 16 (29.63%) XML
13 15 (27.78%) SQL Server
13 15 (27.78%) Degree
13 15 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
14 14 (25.93%) ASP.NET Web API
14 14 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
14 14 (25.93%) ASP.NET MVC
15 13 (24.07%) Amazon AWS
15 13 (24.07%) jQuery
16 11 (20.37%) CMS
16 11 (20.37%) JSON
16 11 (20.37%) Oracle
17 10 (18.52%) Microsoft

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 11 (20.37%) CMS
2 6 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 5 (9.26%) JBoss
4 4 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (5.56%) IIS
5 3 (5.56%) WebLogic
5 3 (5.56%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.70%) GlassFish
6 2 (3.70%) nginx
7 1 (1.85%) CICS
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (24.07%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.85%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.85%) GPRS
2 1 (1.85%) Internet
2 1 (1.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.41%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (5.56%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.70%) DB2
4 2 (3.70%) JasperReports
4 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.85%) IMS/DB
Development Applications
1 18 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 15 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (16.67%) Subversion
4 6 (11.11%) Jenkins
5 5 (9.26%) Visual Studio
6 4 (7.41%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (5.56%) Ant
7 3 (5.56%) Gradle
7 3 (5.56%) JIRA
7 3 (5.56%) Maven
7 3 (5.56%) Moq
7 3 (5.56%) NUnit
7 3 (5.56%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (3.70%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (1.85%) ClearCase
9 1 (1.85%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.85%) IntelliJ
9 1 (1.85%) Selenium
General
1 17 (31.48%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Aerospace
2 3 (5.56%) Avionics
2 3 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.70%) Banking
3 2 (3.70%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (3.70%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.85%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (59.26%) .NET
2 29 (53.70%) ASP.NET
3 23 (42.59%) CSS
4 21 (38.89%) .NET Framework
5 20 (37.04%) Entity Framework
6 16 (29.63%) HTML
6 16 (29.63%) XML
7 14 (25.93%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (25.93%) ASP.NET Web API
8 13 (24.07%) jQuery
9 11 (20.37%) JSON
10 10 (18.52%) AngularJS
11 9 (16.67%) RESTful
11 9 (16.67%) WCF
12 8 (14.81%) Spring
12 8 (14.81%) Web Services
12 8 (14.81%) WPF
13 5 (9.26%) J2EE
14 4 (7.41%) Hibernate
14 4 (7.41%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Mobile App
2 7 (12.96%) Algorithms
2 7 (12.96%) Computer Science
3 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (7.41%) Mathematics
5 3 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (3.70%) Data Structures
6 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.70%) Physics
6 2 (3.70%) Robotics
7 1 (1.85%) CAN bus
7 1 (1.85%) Fintech
7 1 (1.85%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.85%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.85%) iPad
7 1 (1.85%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.85%) NHS
7 1 (1.85%) PMI
7 1 (1.85%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.96%) Android
2 5 (9.26%) Linux
3 4 (7.41%) Unix
3 4 (7.41%) Windows
4 3 (5.56%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (96.30%) Software Engineering
2 29 (53.70%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (51.85%) MVC
3 28 (51.85%) TDD
4 18 (33.33%) Scrum
5 10 (18.52%) Mobile Application Development
5 10 (18.52%) Web Development
6 9 (16.67%) BDD
7 6 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (11.11%) UML
8 5 (9.26%) Configuration Management
8 5 (9.26%) SDLC
8 5 (9.26%) Waterfall
9 4 (7.41%) Open Source
10 3 (5.56%) Automation Testing
10 3 (5.56%) QMS
10 3 (5.56%) Risk Management
10 3 (5.56%) SOLID
10 3 (5.56%) Unit Testing
10 3 (5.56%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 30 (55.56%) C#
2 29 (53.70%) JavaScript
2 29 (53.70%) SQL
3 19 (35.19%) Java
4 7 (12.96%) C++
4 7 (12.96%) PowerShell
5 4 (7.41%) C
5 4 (7.41%) PL/SQL
5 4 (7.41%) Python
5 4 (7.41%) VB
6 3 (5.56%) ANSI C
6 3 (5.56%) Perl
6 3 (5.56%) PHP
7 1 (1.85%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 15 (27.78%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.85%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) DO-178B
1 3 (5.56%) ISO 9001
1 3 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.85%) Docker
2 1 (1.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Control-M
1 1 (1.85%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) Oracle
2 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.70%) hybris
4 1 (1.85%) IBM
4 1 (1.85%) Sun
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
EA Technology Ltd
Posted: 11 days ago
Crewe
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago