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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 69 98 101
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 26 29 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.32% 1.72% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.37% 1.76% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 21 26 32
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £45,250
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
1098 1647 1848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 97.77% 97.46% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 959 1352 1475
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 £23,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 - 12 £24,250 - 1
Warrington +7 9 £47,500 +29.25% 1
Macclesfield -10 2 £35,000 -
Chester +16 1 - -
Wilmslow -3 1 £50,000 +33.33%
Software Engineer
North West

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (95.74%) Software Engineering
2 32 (68.09%) C#
3 25 (53.19%) JavaScript
4 22 (46.81%) .NET
4 22 (46.81%) SQL
5 21 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (42.55%) ASP.NET
7 19 (40.43%) CSS
7 19 (40.43%) MVC
8 18 (38.30%) Java
8 18 (38.30%) TDD
9 16 (34.04%) .NET Framework
9 16 (34.04%) SQL Server
10 13 (27.66%) Degree
10 13 (27.66%) WPF
10 13 (27.66%) jQuery
10 13 (27.66%) Entity Framework
11 12 (25.53%) Git (software)
11 12 (25.53%) JSON
11 12 (25.53%) Finance
11 12 (25.53%) Scrum
11 12 (25.53%) HTML
11 12 (25.53%) XML
12 10 (21.28%) BDD
12 10 (21.28%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
12 10 (21.28%) CMS
13 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (17.02%) Amazon AWS
14 8 (17.02%) WCF

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 10 (21.28%) CMS
2 6 (12.77%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (8.51%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.38%) JBoss
5 2 (4.26%) nginx
6 1 (2.13%) Apache
6 1 (2.13%) IIS
6 1 (2.13%) Mule
6 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.02%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (34.04%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (12.77%) MongoDB
3 6 (12.77%) Relational Database
3 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (6.38%) JasperReports
4 3 (6.38%) NoSQL
4 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (4.26%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.13%) Couchbase
6 1 (2.13%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 12 (25.53%) Git (software)
2 10 (21.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (12.77%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (10.64%) Jenkins
4 5 (10.64%) Maven
4 5 (10.64%) Subversion
4 5 (10.64%) Visual Studio
5 4 (8.51%) Ant
6 3 (6.38%) Gradle
7 2 (4.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (4.26%) Eclipse
7 2 (4.26%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.13%) Hudson
8 1 (2.13%) IntelliJ
8 1 (2.13%) JIRA
8 1 (2.13%) JUnit
8 1 (2.13%) Mockito
8 1 (2.13%) Moq
8 1 (2.13%) NUnit
General
1 12 (25.53%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Advertising
3 2 (4.26%) Games
4 1 (2.13%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (46.81%) .NET
2 20 (42.55%) ASP.NET
3 19 (40.43%) CSS
4 16 (34.04%) .NET Framework
5 13 (27.66%) Entity Framework
5 13 (27.66%) jQuery
5 13 (27.66%) WPF
6 12 (25.53%) HTML
6 12 (25.53%) JSON
6 12 (25.53%) XML
7 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (17.02%) AngularJS
8 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (17.02%) WCF
9 6 (12.77%) Node.js
9 6 (12.77%) Web Services
10 5 (10.64%) RESTful
10 5 (10.64%) Spring
10 5 (10.64%) WinForms
11 4 (8.51%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Algorithms
2 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (12.77%) Mobile App
4 4 (8.51%) Computer Science
4 4 (8.51%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (6.38%) Fintech
6 2 (4.26%) Data Structures
6 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (4.26%) Mathematics
6 2 (4.26%) N-Tier
6 2 (4.26%) Physics
6 2 (4.26%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Windows
2 3 (6.38%) Linux
3 2 (4.26%) Unix
4 1 (2.13%) Android
4 1 (2.13%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.13%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (95.74%) Software Engineering
2 21 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (40.43%) MVC
4 18 (38.30%) TDD
5 12 (25.53%) Scrum
6 10 (21.28%) BDD
7 6 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (12.77%) Mobile Application Development
7 6 (12.77%) Web Development
8 4 (8.51%) Content Management
9 3 (6.38%) Open Source
9 3 (6.38%) Web Design
10 2 (4.26%) Automation Testing
10 2 (4.26%) Cybersecurity
10 2 (4.26%) Data Analysis
10 2 (4.26%) Line Management
10 2 (4.26%) Mobile Development
10 2 (4.26%) Open Source Development
10 2 (4.26%) QMS
10 2 (4.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 32 (68.09%) C#
2 25 (53.19%) JavaScript
3 22 (46.81%) SQL
4 18 (38.30%) Java
5 8 (17.02%) C++
6 6 (12.77%) PowerShell
7 3 (6.38%) PL/SQL
8 2 (4.26%) ES6
8 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
8 2 (4.26%) VB
8 2 (4.26%) VC++
9 1 (2.13%) C
9 1 (2.13%) Embedded C
9 1 (2.13%) Python
9 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (27.66%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) HNC
2 1 (2.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) ISO 9001
2 3 (6.38%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Control-M
1 1 (2.13%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.89%) Oracle
3 1 (2.13%) webMethods
3 1 (2.13%) WSO2
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Crewe
TDA Group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago