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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 107 60 83
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 21 57 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.08% 3.59% 2.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 3.82% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 21 48 40
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £48,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
1825 1492 2010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.54% 94.01% 96.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1482 1221 1661
Average salary £35,154 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.44% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
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
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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 -31 6 £33,750 -0.73% 2
Chester -17 4 £35,000 - 2
Crewe +1 3 £26,500 +6.00% 1
Nantwich - 2 £30,000 -
Runcorn - 2 £34,500 - 1
Wilmslow - 2 £50,000 - 1
Knutsford -6 1 £47,500 +41.79%
Software Engineer
North West

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 52 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 39 (60.00%) C#
3 37 (56.92%) SQL
4 28 (43.08%) .NET
5 19 (29.23%) Microsoft
6 18 (27.69%) HTML
7 17 (26.15%) Visual Studio
8 15 (23.08%) Web Services
9 14 (21.54%) C++
9 14 (21.54%) QA
9 14 (21.54%) WPF
10 13 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (20.00%) CSS
10 13 (20.00%) MS Excel
11 12 (18.46%) ASP.NET
11 12 (18.46%) WCF
11 12 (18.46%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (16.92%) LINQ
12 11 (16.92%) Oracle
12 11 (16.92%) JavaScript
12 11 (16.92%) Python
13 10 (15.38%) Java
13 10 (15.38%) IIS
13 10 (15.38%) Degree
13 10 (15.38%) .NET Framework
13 10 (15.38%) Finance
13 10 (15.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 8 (12.31%) Apple iOS
14 8 (12.31%) Unit Testing
14 8 (12.31%) Git (software)

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 10 (15.38%) IIS
2 5 (7.69%) Oracle Spatial
3 2 (3.08%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.08%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.54%) CICS
Applications
1 13 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.77%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (6.15%) Intranet
3 2 (3.08%) iSCSI
3 2 (3.08%) HTTP
4 1 (1.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.23%) MySQL
2 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.62%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.08%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.08%) Informix
4 2 (3.08%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.54%) DB2
5 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (26.15%) Visual Studio
2 12 (18.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (12.31%) Git (software)
4 7 (10.77%) Mercurial
4 7 (10.77%) Subversion
5 6 (9.23%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (3.08%) Introscope
6 2 (3.08%) JIRA
6 2 (3.08%) Selenium
6 2 (3.08%) Mockito
6 2 (3.08%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.08%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.08%) JUnit
7 1 (1.54%) Bower
7 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10 (15.38%) Finance
2 7 (10.77%) Automotive
3 3 (4.62%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (4.62%) Electronics
4 2 (3.08%) Banking
5 1 (1.54%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (43.08%) .NET
2 18 (27.69%) HTML
3 15 (23.08%) Web Services
4 14 (21.54%) WPF
5 13 (20.00%) CSS
6 12 (18.46%) ASP.NET
6 12 (18.46%) WCF
7 11 (16.92%) LINQ
8 10 (15.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 10 (15.38%) .NET Framework
9 7 (10.77%) Django
10 6 (9.23%) HTML5
11 4 (6.15%) J2EE
12 3 (4.62%) Java EE
12 3 (4.62%) Hibernate
12 3 (4.62%) WinForms
12 3 (4.62%) JavaFX
12 3 (4.62%) REST
12 3 (4.62%) Silverlight
12 3 (4.62%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.77%) Client/Server
2 6 (9.23%) N-Tier
3 5 (7.69%) GIS
3 5 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.08%) Open Source
5 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.54%) User Experience
5 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.54%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.54%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.31%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.08%) UNIX
2 2 (3.08%) Solaris
2 2 (3.08%) Linux
3 1 (1.54%) Android
3 1 (1.54%) Windows
3 1 (1.54%) Windows Phone 8
3 1 (1.54%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (12.31%) Unit Testing
4 7 (10.77%) Integration Testing
4 7 (10.77%) SOA
4 7 (10.77%) iOS Development
4 7 (10.77%) Mentoring
5 6 (9.23%) Data Modelling
6 5 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (6.15%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (4.62%) TDD
8 3 (4.62%) Web Development
9 2 (3.08%) MVC
9 2 (3.08%) MVVM
9 2 (3.08%) Change Control
9 2 (3.08%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (3.08%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.08%) UML
10 1 (1.54%) OO
10 1 (1.54%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 39 (60.00%) C#
2 37 (56.92%) SQL
3 14 (21.54%) C++
4 11 (16.92%) JavaScript
4 11 (16.92%) Python
5 10 (15.38%) Java
6 6 (9.23%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.62%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.62%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.08%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.08%) Ruby
8 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.54%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 10 (15.38%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (21.54%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (29.23%) Microsoft
2 11 (16.92%) Oracle
3 7 (10.77%) BT
4 2 (3.08%) Perforce
4 2 (3.08%) Compuware
4 2 (3.08%) HP
4 2 (3.08%) Remedy
4 2 (3.08%) IBM
4 2 (3.08%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.54%) Telerik
5 1 (1.54%) Google
Crewe, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Flexi-time
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000 + 10% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £24000 - £38000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Manchester, North West
Mobica Limited
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 Dependent on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Amiqus
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago