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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 71 104 81
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 22 15 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.05% 0.93% 2.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.14% 0.97% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 28
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £35,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £47,500 £42,500
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
1029 1552 1705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.90% 96.16% 98.67%
Number of salaries quoted 881 1211 1252
Median salary £37,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +15 9 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Chester -7 3 £45,000 -10.00%
Runcorn -4 2 £19,000 -60.00%
Software Engineer
North West

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 44 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 30 (68.18%) C#
3 22 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (47.73%) Degree
4 21 (47.73%) C++
4 21 (47.73%) Windows
5 19 (43.18%) Linux
6 16 (36.36%) C
6 16 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (34.09%) Embedded Linux
7 15 (34.09%) Embedded C
7 15 (34.09%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (31.82%) Embedded Systems
8 14 (31.82%) Windows CE
8 14 (31.82%) Electronics
8 14 (31.82%) Scrum
8 14 (31.82%) Test Automation
9 13 (29.55%) Pair Programming
9 13 (29.55%) OOD
9 13 (29.55%) ISO 9001
9 13 (29.55%) Visual Studio
9 13 (29.55%) Java
9 13 (29.55%) UML
9 13 (29.55%) OO
9 13 (29.55%) HNC
9 13 (29.55%) HND
9 13 (29.55%) Embedded Software Development
9 13 (29.55%) Root Cause Analysis
10 11 (25.00%) SQL
11 10 (22.73%) SQL Server

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 4 (9.09%) CMS
1 4 (9.09%) Node.js
2 2 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.27%) Apache
3 1 (2.27%) JBoss
3 1 (2.27%) Mule
3 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.36%) MongoDB
3 4 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 4 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.82%) RDBMS
4 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.27%) Couchbase
6 1 (2.27%) Hazelcast
6 1 (2.27%) JasperReports
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 13 (29.55%) Visual Studio
2 4 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 4 (9.09%) Maven
3 3 (6.82%) Ant
3 3 (6.82%) Cucumber
3 3 (6.82%) Eclipse
3 3 (6.82%) Jasmine
3 3 (6.82%) JIRA
3 3 (6.82%) JUnit
3 3 (6.82%) Karma Test Runner
3 3 (6.82%) Mockito
3 3 (6.82%) Selenium
4 2 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.27%) git-flow
5 1 (2.27%) Hudson
5 1 (2.27%) Subversion
General
1 14 (31.82%) Electronics
2 4 (9.09%) Finance
3 3 (6.82%) Games
4 2 (4.55%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.18%) JSON
2 7 (15.91%) HTML
3 6 (13.64%) .NET
3 6 (13.64%) CSS
4 5 (11.36%) Hibernate
4 5 (11.36%) JPA
4 5 (11.36%) jQuery
4 5 (11.36%) Spring
4 5 (11.36%) Web Services
4 5 (11.36%) WPF
4 5 (11.36%) XML
5 4 (9.09%) .NET Framework
5 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET
5 4 (9.09%) CSS3
5 4 (9.09%) HTML5
5 4 (9.09%) JDBC
5 4 (9.09%) React
5 4 (9.09%) SOAP
5 4 (9.09%) WCF
6 3 (6.82%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.09%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (31.82%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (11.36%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.82%) Algorithms
4 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.55%) Data Structures
5 2 (4.55%) Fintech
5 2 (4.55%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 21 (47.73%) Windows
2 19 (43.18%) Linux
3 15 (34.09%) Embedded Linux
4 14 (31.82%) Windows CE
5 2 (4.55%) Unix
6 1 (2.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 22 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (31.82%) Scrum
4 14 (31.82%) Test Automation
5 13 (29.55%) Embedded Software Development
5 13 (29.55%) OO
5 13 (29.55%) OOD
5 13 (29.55%) Pair Programming
5 13 (29.55%) Root Cause Analysis
5 13 (29.55%) UML
6 6 (13.64%) BDD
6 6 (13.64%) MVC
7 5 (11.36%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (11.36%) TDD
8 4 (9.09%) Content Management
8 4 (9.09%) Open Source
9 3 (6.82%) Issue Tracking
10 2 (4.55%) Mobile Development
10 2 (4.55%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (68.18%) C#
2 21 (47.73%) C++
3 16 (36.36%) C
4 15 (34.09%) Embedded C
5 13 (29.55%) Java
6 11 (25.00%) SQL
7 9 (20.45%) JavaScript
8 5 (11.36%) VC++
9 3 (6.82%) PL/SQL
10 2 (4.55%) ES6
10 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
10 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
11 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (47.73%) Degree
2 13 (29.55%) HNC
2 13 (29.55%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (29.55%) ISO 9001
2 3 (6.82%) QA
System Software
1 7 (15.91%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (2.27%) webMethods
3 1 (2.27%) WSO2
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago