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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 97 80 87
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 25 43 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.46% 2.41% 1.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% 2.51% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 21 41 32
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,500 £40,000
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
1640 1713 1646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.52% 95.91% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1298 1361 1343
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 July 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 July 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 +3 7 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Chester -3 7 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Runcorn -5 3 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Macclesfield +12 1 £35,000 +7.69%
Wilmslow -3 1 £37,500 -
Knutsford - 1 - -
Widnes - 1 £35,000 -
Software Engineer
North West

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 38 (82.61%) Software Engineering
2 21 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (41.30%) .NET
4 18 (39.13%) C#
5 16 (34.78%) SQL
5 16 (34.78%) Java
6 13 (28.26%) Windows
7 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
7 12 (26.09%) C++
7 12 (26.09%) C
7 12 (26.09%) Scrum
8 11 (23.91%) Web Services
9 10 (21.74%) J2EE
9 10 (21.74%) MVC
10 9 (19.57%) Degree
10 9 (19.57%) WPF
10 9 (19.57%) MVVM
11 8 (17.39%) WCF
11 8 (17.39%) WinForms
11 8 (17.39%) Oracle
11 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET
12 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
12 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
12 7 (15.22%) Linux
12 7 (15.22%) Tomcat
12 7 (15.22%) Spring
12 7 (15.22%) jQuery
12 7 (15.22%) SDLC
13 6 (13.04%) Pair Programming
13 6 (13.04%) JIRA

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 7 (15.22%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.17%) CICS
2 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Internet
1 1 (2.17%) SMTP
1 1 (2.17%) HTTP
1 1 (2.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.35%) DB2
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.17%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) JIRA
2 5 (10.87%) JUnit
3 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.52%) Ant
4 3 (6.52%) Eclipse
4 3 (6.52%) Selenium
5 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.35%) Maven
5 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (2.17%) HP UFT
6 1 (2.17%) ClearCase
6 1 (2.17%) JMeter
6 1 (2.17%) Subversion
6 1 (2.17%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.17%) Mockito
6 1 (2.17%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (10.87%) Electronics
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (41.30%) .NET
2 11 (23.91%) Web Services
3 10 (21.74%) J2EE
4 9 (19.57%) WPF
5 8 (17.39%) WCF
5 8 (17.39%) WinForms
5 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET
6 7 (15.22%) Spring
6 7 (15.22%) jQuery
7 6 (13.04%) Hibernate
7 6 (13.04%) XML
7 6 (13.04%) JSP
8 5 (10.87%) HTML
8 5 (10.87%) AngularJS
9 4 (8.70%) JPA
9 4 (8.70%) Spring MVC
9 4 (8.70%) JDBC
9 4 (8.70%) Struts
10 3 (6.52%) SOAP
10 3 (6.52%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) N-Tier
2 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.17%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.17%) SCADA
4 1 (2.17%) Robotics
4 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.17%) Physics
4 1 (2.17%) Raspberry Pi
4 1 (2.17%) BeagleBone
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.26%) Windows
2 7 (15.22%) Linux
3 5 (10.87%) Windows CE
4 2 (4.35%) Android
5 1 (2.17%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (82.61%) Software Engineering
2 21 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (26.09%) Scrum
4 10 (21.74%) MVC
5 9 (19.57%) MVVM
6 7 (15.22%) SDLC
7 6 (13.04%) Pair Programming
7 6 (13.04%) OO
8 5 (10.87%) UML
8 5 (10.87%) Waterfall
8 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (8.70%) Unit Testing
9 4 (8.70%) Test Automation
9 4 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (8.70%) Embedded Software Development
9 4 (8.70%) Mentoring
9 4 (8.70%) Web Development
10 3 (6.52%) Risk Assessment
10 3 (6.52%) Extreme Programming
10 3 (6.52%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 18 (39.13%) C#
2 16 (34.78%) SQL
2 16 (34.78%) Java
3 12 (26.09%) C++
3 12 (26.09%) C
4 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
5 6 (13.04%) PL/SQL
6 5 (10.87%) Embedded C
7 4 (8.70%) Embedded C++
7 4 (8.70%) T-SQL
7 4 (8.70%) VB.NET
8 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.35%) ANSI C
8 2 (4.35%) Python
9 1 (2.17%) Perl
9 1 (2.17%) VBScript
9 1 (2.17%) VB
9 1 (2.17%) COBOL
9 1 (2.17%) Assembly Language
9 1 (2.17%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) Degree
2 4 (8.70%) HNC
2 4 (8.70%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.17%) XenApp
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Oracle
2 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.52%) VMware
4 2 (4.35%) Citrix
5 1 (2.17%) IBM
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