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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 91 94 63
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 30 32 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.74% 1.67% 3.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.81% 1.77% 3.47%
Number of salaries quoted 27 31 44
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,900 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,400 £46,000 £48,100
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
1659 1806 1499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.17% 94.51% 94.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1366 1442 1212
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
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 28 August 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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 +6 8 £36,750 +8.88%
Runcorn +1 7 £39,000 +20.00% 1
Chester -7 6 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Macclesfield +19 1 £35,000 +7.69%
Wilmslow 0 1 £37,500 -14.28%
Software Engineer
North West

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 44 (89.80%) Software Engineering
2 23 (46.94%) C#
3 21 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (36.73%) .NET
5 17 (34.69%) Java
6 15 (30.61%) J2EE
6 15 (30.61%) SQL
7 13 (26.53%) SQL Server
7 13 (26.53%) MVC
8 12 (24.49%) Scrum
9 11 (22.45%) C
10 10 (20.41%) C++
10 10 (20.41%) ASP.NET
10 10 (20.41%) Windows
10 10 (20.41%) Degree
10 10 (20.41%) WCF
10 10 (20.41%) WPF
10 10 (20.41%) MVVM
11 9 (18.37%) Spring
11 9 (18.37%) Manufacturing
11 9 (18.37%) Web Services
11 9 (18.37%) Oracle
11 9 (18.37%) Tomcat
12 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
12 8 (16.33%) JavaScript
12 8 (16.33%) Hibernate
12 8 (16.33%) WinForms
12 8 (16.33%) jQuery
13 7 (14.29%) AngularJS
13 7 (14.29%) Pair Programming

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (18.37%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.04%) CICS
2 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.08%) DB2
4 1 (2.04%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 7 (14.29%) JIRA
2 6 (12.24%) JUnit
3 5 (10.20%) Git (software)
4 4 (8.16%) Selenium
5 3 (6.12%) Jenkins
5 3 (6.12%) Eclipse
5 3 (6.12%) Ant
5 3 (6.12%) Maven
6 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
6 2 (4.08%) Mockito
6 2 (4.08%) Jasmine
6 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.04%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (2.04%) ClearCase
7 1 (2.04%) HP UFT
7 1 (2.04%) Subversion
General
1 9 (18.37%) Manufacturing
2 4 (8.16%) Electronics
3 3 (6.12%) Retail
4 2 (4.08%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (36.73%) .NET
2 15 (30.61%) J2EE
3 10 (20.41%) ASP.NET
3 10 (20.41%) WCF
3 10 (20.41%) WPF
4 9 (18.37%) Web Services
4 9 (18.37%) Spring
5 8 (16.33%) jQuery
5 8 (16.33%) Hibernate
5 8 (16.33%) WinForms
6 7 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 7 (14.29%) JSP
7 6 (12.24%) HTML
7 6 (12.24%) XML
8 5 (10.20%) JPA
8 5 (10.20%) Struts
8 5 (10.20%) Spring MVC
9 4 (8.16%) RESTful
9 4 (8.16%) JDBC
9 4 (8.16%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) N-Tier
2 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.08%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.04%) Robotics
4 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.04%) Physics
4 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.04%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.04%) Raspberry Pi
4 1 (2.04%) BeagleBone
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.41%) Windows
2 4 (8.16%) Linux
2 4 (8.16%) Windows CE
3 2 (4.08%) Android
4 1 (2.04%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (89.80%) Software Engineering
2 21 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (26.53%) MVC
4 12 (24.49%) Scrum
5 10 (20.41%) MVVM
6 7 (14.29%) OO
6 7 (14.29%) Pair Programming
7 6 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (10.20%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (10.20%) Mentoring
8 5 (10.20%) SDLC
8 5 (10.20%) Web Development
9 4 (8.16%) Unit Testing
9 4 (8.16%) Extreme Programming
9 4 (8.16%) Embedded Software Development
9 4 (8.16%) Waterfall
9 4 (8.16%) UML
10 3 (6.12%) Test Automation
10 3 (6.12%) Logistics
11 2 (4.08%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.94%) C#
2 17 (34.69%) Java
3 15 (30.61%) SQL
4 11 (22.45%) C
5 10 (20.41%) C++
6 8 (16.33%) JavaScript
7 7 (14.29%) PL/SQL
8 6 (12.24%) VB.NET
9 5 (10.20%) Embedded C
10 4 (8.16%) PowerShell
10 4 (8.16%) T-SQL
11 3 (6.12%) Embedded C++
12 2 (4.08%) ANSI C
13 1 (2.04%) Python
13 1 (2.04%) Assembly Language
13 1 (2.04%) XPath
13 1 (2.04%) VBScript
13 1 (2.04%) VB
13 1 (2.04%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) Degree
2 3 (6.12%) HNC
2 3 (6.12%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.04%) XenApp
2 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 9 (18.37%) Oracle
2 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.12%) VMware
4 2 (4.08%) Citrix
5 1 (2.04%) IBM
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Runcorn
Sanderson
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago