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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
North West / Cheshire
Rank 60 77 110
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 29 28 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.83% 2.12% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.94% 2.20% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 14 27 11
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,300 £33,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £45,200 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
985 1273 1759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.29% 96.59% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 790 1109 1476
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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
Knutsford +13 8 £57,500 +64.28%
Chester +7 8 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Crewe - 3 £40,000 -
Wilmslow - 3 £37,500 - 1
Warrington -2 1 £47,500 +35.71%
Software Engineer
North West

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 60 (98.36%) Software Engineering
2 31 (50.82%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (42.62%) JavaScript
3 26 (42.62%) SQL
3 26 (42.62%) .NET
4 25 (40.98%) Java
4 25 (40.98%) TDD
5 24 (39.34%) Finance
5 24 (39.34%) C#
6 23 (37.70%) ASP.NET
6 23 (37.70%) Degree
7 22 (36.07%) MVC
8 21 (34.43%) CSS
9 18 (29.51%) HTML
10 17 (27.87%) .NET Framework
10 17 (27.87%) Git (software)
11 16 (26.23%) Entity Framework
11 16 (26.23%) XML
12 14 (22.95%) Scrum
13 13 (21.31%) Linux
13 13 (21.31%) C++
14 12 (19.67%) C
14 12 (19.67%) Oracle
14 12 (19.67%) Android
14 12 (19.67%) Microsoft Azure
14 12 (19.67%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (19.67%) Waterfall
14 12 (19.67%) ASP.NET Web API
15 11 (18.03%) SDLC
15 11 (18.03%) Amazon AWS

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 9 (14.75%) CMS
2 6 (9.84%) JBoss
3 5 (8.20%) WebLogic
3 5 (8.20%) WebSphere
4 4 (6.56%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.92%) IIS
6 2 (3.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (3.28%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (3.28%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.64%) CICS
7 1 (1.64%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 12 (19.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (18.03%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.75%) TCP/IP
2 8 (13.11%) GPRS
3 7 (11.48%) Internet
4 6 (9.84%) Ethernet
5 2 (3.28%) Bluetooth
5 2 (3.28%) DVB
5 2 (3.28%) GSM
5 2 (3.28%) NFC
5 2 (3.28%) UMTS
5 2 (3.28%) VoIP
5 2 (3.28%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (3.28%) WLAN
6 1 (1.64%) HTTP
6 1 (1.64%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.39%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.20%) DB2
3 4 (6.56%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.64%) IMS/DB
6 1 (1.64%) JasperReports
6 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 17 (27.87%) Git (software)
2 11 (18.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (14.75%) Subversion
4 7 (11.48%) Jenkins
5 4 (6.56%) Gradle
6 3 (4.92%) ClearCase
6 3 (4.92%) JIRA
6 3 (4.92%) Moq
6 3 (4.92%) NUnit
6 3 (4.92%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (3.28%) Bitbucket
7 2 (3.28%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (3.28%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.64%) Ant
8 1 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.64%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.64%) Maven
8 1 (1.64%) Selenium
8 1 (1.64%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 24 (39.34%) Finance
2 10 (16.39%) Banking
3 7 (11.48%) Corporate Banking
4 5 (8.20%) Financial Institution
5 3 (4.92%) Aerospace
5 3 (4.92%) Avionics
5 3 (4.92%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (3.28%) Automotive
6 2 (3.28%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (42.62%) .NET
2 23 (37.70%) ASP.NET
3 21 (34.43%) CSS
4 18 (29.51%) HTML
5 17 (27.87%) .NET Framework
6 16 (26.23%) Entity Framework
6 16 (26.23%) XML
7 12 (19.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (19.67%) ASP.NET Web API
8 9 (14.75%) JSON
8 9 (14.75%) Web Services
9 8 (13.11%) jQuery
9 8 (13.11%) RESTful
9 8 (13.11%) Spring
10 7 (11.48%) AngularJS
10 7 (11.48%) J2EE
10 7 (11.48%) WCF
11 6 (9.84%) HTML5
12 5 (8.20%) KnockoutJS
12 5 (8.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) Mobile App
2 6 (9.84%) CAN bus
2 6 (9.84%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.84%) Internet of Things
2 6 (9.84%) Telematics
3 5 (8.20%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.56%) Mathematics
5 3 (4.92%) Algorithms
5 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.92%) Mainframe
5 3 (4.92%) User Experience
6 2 (3.28%) Device Driver
6 2 (3.28%) iPhone
6 2 (3.28%) IVR
6 2 (3.28%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (3.28%) MPEG
6 2 (3.28%) Physics
6 2 (3.28%) Robotics
6 2 (3.28%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 13 (21.31%) Linux
2 12 (19.67%) Android
3 6 (9.84%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (8.20%) Unix
4 5 (8.20%) Windows
5 4 (6.56%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.28%) Nucleus RTOS
6 2 (3.28%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.28%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.28%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (98.36%) Software Engineering
2 31 (50.82%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (40.98%) TDD
4 22 (36.07%) MVC
5 14 (22.95%) Scrum
6 12 (19.67%) Waterfall
7 11 (18.03%) SDLC
8 9 (14.75%) BDD
8 9 (14.75%) Risk Management
9 8 (13.11%) Mobile Application Development
9 8 (13.11%) Web Development
10 7 (11.48%) QMS
11 6 (9.84%) UML
12 5 (8.20%) Configuration Management
12 5 (8.20%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (8.20%) Mentoring
12 5 (8.20%) Open Source
13 4 (6.56%) Service Management
13 4 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (6.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (42.62%) JavaScript
1 26 (42.62%) SQL
2 25 (40.98%) Java
3 24 (39.34%) C#
4 13 (21.31%) C++
5 12 (19.67%) C
6 6 (9.84%) PL/SQL
7 5 (8.20%) PowerShell
8 4 (6.56%) Python
8 4 (6.56%) VB
9 3 (4.92%) ANSI C
9 3 (4.92%) Perl
9 3 (4.92%) PHP
10 1 (1.64%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 23 (37.70%) Degree
2 4 (6.56%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.64%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) DO-178B
2 2 (3.28%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.84%) Firmware
2 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (19.67%) Oracle
2 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.56%) Sun
4 2 (3.28%) Adobe
4 2 (3.28%) Chordiant
4 2 (3.28%) hybris
4 2 (3.28%) IBM
4 2 (3.28%) Intel
4 2 (3.28%) Symbian
4 2 (3.28%) Teradata
5 1 (1.64%) IBM Sterling
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Mobica
Salary: 50000
Posted: 7 days ago
Chester
Foresight Solutions
Salary: £25,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 17 days ago