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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 98 74 90
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 21 43 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.21% 2.51% 1.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 2.61% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 17 37 36
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,500 £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
1654 1650 1739
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.95% 96.21% 95.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1322 1290 1417
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £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
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 7 July 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 +3 8 £45,000 +28.57%
Runcorn -8 4 £43,750 +45.83%
Chester -5 3 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Macclesfield +15 1 £35,000 +7.69%
Wilmslow -3 1 £37,500 -
Widnes - 1 £35,000 -
Crewe - 1 £40,000 -
Knutsford - 1 - -
Software Engineer
North West

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 36 (78.26%) Software Engineering
2 23 (50.00%) .NET
3 21 (45.65%) C#
4 20 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (41.30%) SQL
6 14 (30.43%) Java
7 13 (28.26%) Windows
7 13 (28.26%) Degree
8 12 (26.09%) C++
8 12 (26.09%) C
8 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
9 11 (23.91%) Web Services
9 11 (23.91%) Scrum
10 10 (21.74%) MVC
10 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET
10 10 (21.74%) WPF
11 9 (19.57%) MVVM
12 8 (17.39%) WinForms
12 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
12 8 (17.39%) WCF
13 7 (15.22%) OO
13 7 (15.22%) N-Tier
13 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
14 6 (13.04%) UML
14 6 (13.04%) HTML
14 6 (13.04%) J2EE
14 6 (13.04%) Oracle
14 6 (13.04%) HND
14 6 (13.04%) ISO 9001
14 6 (13.04%) Embedded C

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 4 (8.70%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.17%) CICS
2 1 (2.17%) WinCC
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Office
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) SMTP
1 1 (2.17%) Ethernet
1 1 (2.17%) HTTP
1 1 (2.17%) DNS
1 1 (2.17%) Intranet
1 1 (2.17%) Internet
1 1 (2.17%) Modbus
1 1 (2.17%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.35%) DB2
4 1 (2.17%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) JIRA
2 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.52%) Ant
2 3 (6.52%) JUnit
2 3 (6.52%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.17%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.17%) Selenium
4 1 (2.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (2.17%) ClearCase
4 1 (2.17%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.17%) Synon
4 1 (2.17%) JMeter
General
1 5 (10.87%) Electronics
2 4 (8.70%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (50.00%) .NET
2 11 (23.91%) Web Services
3 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET
3 10 (21.74%) WPF
4 8 (17.39%) WCF
4 8 (17.39%) WinForms
5 6 (13.04%) J2EE
5 6 (13.04%) HTML
5 6 (13.04%) jQuery
6 5 (10.87%) XML
7 4 (8.70%) JSP
8 3 (6.52%) JDBC
8 3 (6.52%) Spring
8 3 (6.52%) Ajax
8 3 (6.52%) JPA
8 3 (6.52%) Spring MVC
8 3 (6.52%) Struts
8 3 (6.52%) Hibernate
9 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (4.35%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) N-Tier
2 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.35%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.35%) SCADA
4 1 (2.17%) Robotics
4 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.17%) Physics
4 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.17%) iSeries
4 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.17%) AS400
4 1 (2.17%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.26%) Windows
2 5 (10.87%) Linux
2 5 (10.87%) Windows CE
3 1 (2.17%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (78.26%) Software Engineering
2 20 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (23.91%) Scrum
4 10 (21.74%) MVC
5 9 (19.57%) MVVM
6 7 (15.22%) OO
7 6 (13.04%) UML
7 6 (13.04%) Waterfall
7 6 (13.04%) SDLC
8 5 (10.87%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (10.87%) Embedded Software Development
8 5 (10.87%) Unit Testing
8 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (10.87%) Test Automation
8 5 (10.87%) Pair Programming
9 3 (6.52%) Network Design
9 3 (6.52%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (6.52%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (6.52%) Web Development
9 3 (6.52%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 21 (45.65%) C#
2 19 (41.30%) SQL
3 14 (30.43%) Java
4 12 (26.09%) C++
4 12 (26.09%) C
5 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
6 6 (13.04%) Embedded C
7 5 (10.87%) Embedded C++
8 4 (8.70%) VB.NET
8 4 (8.70%) T-SQL
8 4 (8.70%) PL/SQL
9 2 (4.35%) Python
9 2 (4.35%) VB
9 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.17%) RPG/400
10 1 (2.17%) RPG
10 1 (2.17%) VBScript
10 1 (2.17%) Perl
10 1 (2.17%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 13 (28.26%) Degree
2 6 (13.04%) HND
3 5 (10.87%) HNC
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.04%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.17%) XenApp
2 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.04%) Oracle
3 3 (6.52%) VMware
4 2 (4.35%) Citrix
5 1 (2.17%) Siemens
5 1 (2.17%) BT
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