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 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 61 100 115
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 37 26 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.14% 1.57% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.21% 1.62% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 31 24 18
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 £20,700 £29,650
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £50,700 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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
1153 1609 1860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 97.71% 97.16% 94.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1003 1371 1527
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 £24,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

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 September 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 September 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 - 18 £34,500 - 1
Warrington +18 9 £47,500 +143.58%
Macclesfield -12 4 £32,500 -7.14%
Chester +17 2 - - 1
Wilmslow - 1 £50,000 - 2
Software Engineer
North West

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 53 (96.36%) Software Engineering
2 37 (67.27%) C#
3 32 (58.18%) .NET
4 31 (56.36%) JavaScript
5 28 (50.91%) ASP.NET
6 27 (49.09%) SQL
7 26 (47.27%) CSS
7 26 (47.27%) MVC
7 26 (47.27%) TDD
8 23 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (41.82%) .NET Framework
9 20 (36.36%) Entity Framework
10 19 (34.55%) Finance
10 19 (34.55%) Java
11 17 (30.91%) HTML
11 17 (30.91%) SQL Server
12 15 (27.27%) Scrum
12 15 (27.27%) XML
12 15 (27.27%) Degree
12 15 (27.27%) Git (software)
13 14 (25.45%) jQuery
13 14 (25.45%) CMS
14 13 (23.64%) Team Foundation Server
14 13 (23.64%) JSON
14 13 (23.64%) WPF
14 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET MVC
15 12 (21.82%) Microsoft Azure
15 12 (21.82%) Amazon AWS
15 12 (21.82%) ASP.NET Web API
16 11 (20.00%) Microsoft

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 14 (25.45%) CMS
2 7 (12.73%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (7.27%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.45%) JBoss
5 2 (3.64%) IIS
5 2 (3.64%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (21.82%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (21.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (30.91%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.73%) Relational Database
2 7 (12.73%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (12.73%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (12.73%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (9.09%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.45%) JasperReports
4 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.64%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.64%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 13 (23.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (14.55%) Subversion
4 7 (12.73%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (9.09%) Jenkins
6 4 (7.27%) Visual Studio
7 3 (5.45%) Ant
7 3 (5.45%) Gradle
7 3 (5.45%) Maven
8 2 (3.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (3.64%) JIRA
8 2 (3.64%) Moq
8 2 (3.64%) NUnit
8 2 (3.64%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (3.64%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.82%) IntelliJ
General
1 19 (34.55%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Advertising
3 2 (3.64%) Aerospace
3 2 (3.64%) Avionics
3 2 (3.64%) Games
3 2 (3.64%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (58.18%) .NET
2 28 (50.91%) ASP.NET
3 26 (47.27%) CSS
4 23 (41.82%) .NET Framework
5 20 (36.36%) Entity Framework
6 17 (30.91%) HTML
7 15 (27.27%) XML
8 14 (25.45%) jQuery
9 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (23.64%) JSON
9 13 (23.64%) WPF
10 12 (21.82%) ASP.NET Web API
11 10 (18.18%) WCF
12 8 (14.55%) AngularJS
12 8 (14.55%) RESTful
13 6 (10.91%) Node.js
13 6 (10.91%) Web Services
14 5 (9.09%) Spring
15 4 (7.27%) Java EE
15 4 (7.27%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 7 (12.73%) Algorithms
2 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.91%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.45%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (5.45%) Fintech
5 2 (3.64%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.64%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.64%) Physics
5 2 (3.64%) Robotics
6 1 (1.82%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Android
1 4 (7.27%) Linux
1 4 (7.27%) Windows
2 2 (3.64%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (3.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (96.36%) Software Engineering
2 26 (47.27%) MVC
2 26 (47.27%) TDD
3 23 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (27.27%) Scrum
5 10 (18.18%) BDD
5 10 (18.18%) Mobile Application Development
5 10 (18.18%) Web Development
6 5 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (7.27%) Configuration Management
7 4 (7.27%) Content Management
8 3 (5.45%) Automation Testing
8 3 (5.45%) UML
8 3 (5.45%) Web Design
9 2 (3.64%) Dependency Injection
9 2 (3.64%) Line Management
9 2 (3.64%) Mobile Development
9 2 (3.64%) Open Source
9 2 (3.64%) Open Source Development
9 2 (3.64%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 37 (67.27%) C#
2 31 (56.36%) JavaScript
3 27 (49.09%) SQL
4 19 (34.55%) Java
5 8 (14.55%) C++
5 8 (14.55%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.45%) Python
6 3 (5.45%) VB
7 2 (3.64%) ANSI C
7 2 (3.64%) C
7 2 (3.64%) ES6
7 2 (3.64%) Perl
7 2 (3.64%) PHP
7 2 (3.64%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.82%) VC++
Qualifications
1 15 (27.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.64%) DO-178B
2 2 (3.64%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Control-M
1 1 (1.82%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.55%) Oracle
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