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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 69 107 86
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 23 24 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.26% 1.40% 2.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.32% 1.44% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 18 20 40
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £50,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
990 1670 1741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 97.35% 97.21% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 859 1316 1378
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,450 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Warrington +20 8 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Crewe - 6 £23,500 -
Chester +8 1 - -
Wilmslow +4 1 £50,000 +33.33%
Runcorn -3 1 £19,000 -52.50%
Software Engineer
North West

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 45 (97.83%) Software Engineering
2 31 (67.39%) C#
3 22 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (41.30%) JavaScript
5 17 (36.96%) Java
5 17 (36.96%) SQL Server
6 16 (34.78%) SQL
7 15 (32.61%) Degree
7 15 (32.61%) C++
7 15 (32.61%) .NET
8 14 (30.43%) MVC
8 14 (30.43%) TDD
9 13 (28.26%) ASP.NET
9 13 (28.26%) CSS
9 13 (28.26%) Windows
10 12 (26.09%) Scrum
10 12 (26.09%) JSON
11 11 (23.91%) jQuery
11 11 (23.91%) WPF
12 10 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (21.74%) .NET Framework
12 10 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (19.57%) BDD
13 9 (19.57%) HTML
14 8 (17.39%) Visual Studio
14 8 (17.39%) Linux
14 8 (17.39%) XML
14 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
14 8 (17.39%) Finance
14 8 (17.39%) ISO 9001

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 7 (15.22%) CMS
2 5 (10.87%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (8.70%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.35%) JBoss
5 1 (2.17%) Apache
5 1 (2.17%) Mule
5 1 (2.17%) nginx
5 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (36.96%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.04%) MongoDB
2 6 (13.04%) Relational Database
2 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (8.70%) NoSQL
5 3 (6.52%) RDBMS
6 2 (4.35%) JasperReports
6 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
6 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (2.17%) Couchbase
7 1 (2.17%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Git (software)
1 8 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (17.39%) Visual Studio
2 5 (10.87%) Jenkins
2 5 (10.87%) Maven
2 5 (10.87%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (8.70%) Ant
4 3 (6.52%) Eclipse
4 3 (6.52%) Subversion
5 2 (4.35%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.35%) Gradle
5 2 (4.35%) Jasmine
5 2 (4.35%) JIRA
5 2 (4.35%) JUnit
5 2 (4.35%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (4.35%) Mockito
5 2 (4.35%) Selenium
6 1 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.17%) git-flow
6 1 (2.17%) IntelliJ
General
1 8 (17.39%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Electronics
3 3 (6.52%) Advertising
3 3 (6.52%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (32.61%) .NET
2 13 (28.26%) ASP.NET
2 13 (28.26%) CSS
3 12 (26.09%) JSON
4 11 (23.91%) jQuery
4 11 (23.91%) WPF
5 10 (21.74%) .NET Framework
6 9 (19.57%) HTML
7 8 (17.39%) Entity Framework
7 8 (17.39%) XML
8 7 (15.22%) AngularJS
8 7 (15.22%) Spring
8 7 (15.22%) WCF
8 7 (15.22%) Web Services
9 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (13.04%) Hibernate
9 6 (13.04%) JPA
10 5 (10.87%) Node.js
10 5 (10.87%) RESTful
10 5 (10.87%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (17.39%) Embedded Systems
3 7 (15.22%) Algorithms
4 6 (13.04%) Computer Science
5 3 (6.52%) Data Structures
5 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (6.52%) Mobile App
6 2 (4.35%) Fintech
6 2 (4.35%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.26%) Windows
2 8 (17.39%) Linux
3 5 (10.87%) Embedded Linux
3 5 (10.87%) Windows CE
4 3 (6.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (97.83%) Software Engineering
2 22 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (30.43%) MVC
3 14 (30.43%) TDD
4 12 (26.09%) Scrum
5 10 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (19.57%) BDD
7 6 (13.04%) Test Automation
8 5 (10.87%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (10.87%) Embedded Software Development
8 5 (10.87%) OO
8 5 (10.87%) OOD
8 5 (10.87%) Open Source
8 5 (10.87%) Pair Programming
8 5 (10.87%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (10.87%) UML
9 4 (8.70%) Content Management
10 3 (6.52%) Mobile Application Development
10 3 (6.52%) Web Design
10 3 (6.52%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (67.39%) C#
2 19 (41.30%) JavaScript
3 17 (36.96%) Java
4 16 (34.78%) SQL
5 15 (32.61%) C++
6 5 (10.87%) C
6 5 (10.87%) Embedded C
6 5 (10.87%) PowerShell
6 5 (10.87%) VC++
7 2 (4.35%) ES6
7 2 (4.35%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (32.61%) Degree
2 5 (10.87%) HNC
2 5 (10.87%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.39%) ISO 9001
2 4 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 8 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Control-M
1 1 (2.17%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.87%) Oracle
3 1 (2.17%) webMethods
3 1 (2.17%) WSO2
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