The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 68 65 44
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 60 63 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.26% 3.37% 5.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.39% 3.56% 5.64%
Number of salaries quoted 32 57 86
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £27,500 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1772 1768 1720
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.15% 94.65% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1301 1381 1486
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Software Engineer
North West

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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Warrington +11 38 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Runcorn - 6 - - 2
Chester +3 5 £35,000 - 2
Ellesmere Port - 5 £32,500 -
Crewe +3 2 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Nantwich - 2 £32,500 -
Software Engineer
North West

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 120 (89.55%) Software Engineering
2 88 (65.67%) C#
3 74 (55.22%) .NET
4 71 (52.99%) SQL
5 53 (39.55%) WinForms
6 51 (38.06%) OO
6 51 (38.06%) WPF
7 47 (35.07%) Microsoft
8 44 (32.84%) SQL Server
9 30 (22.39%) Silverlight
10 26 (19.40%) SQL Server 2008
10 26 (19.40%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (19.40%) OOD
11 25 (18.66%) .NET Framework
12 22 (16.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 22 (16.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 22 (16.42%) MS Excel
12 22 (16.42%) Business Intelligence
12 22 (16.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 22 (16.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 22 (16.42%) Multithreading
13 20 (14.93%) Unit Testing
14 19 (14.18%) Relational Database
14 19 (14.18%) N-Tier
15 18 (13.43%) TDD
15 18 (13.43%) SQL Server 2012
16 17 (12.69%) C++
16 17 (12.69%) C
17 16 (11.94%) MySQL
18 15 (11.19%) T-SQL

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (2.99%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.49%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.49%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.49%) IIS
3 1 (0.75%) Jetty
Applications
1 22 (16.42%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.49%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.22%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.75%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.75%) CloudFront
2 1 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.75%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.97%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.73%) HTTP
3 4 (2.99%) LAN
3 4 (2.99%) WAN
4 2 (1.49%) Intranet
4 2 (1.49%) Internet
4 2 (1.49%) SSL
5 1 (0.75%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.75%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (32.84%) SQL Server
2 26 (19.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (16.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 22 (16.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (16.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (16.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 19 (14.18%) Relational Database
5 18 (13.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 16 (11.94%) MySQL
7 12 (8.96%) OLAP
7 12 (8.96%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (6.72%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (5.97%) RDBMS
10 5 (3.73%) NoSQL
11 3 (2.24%) Oracle Database
12 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (1.49%) MS Access
12 2 (1.49%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (0.75%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (8.96%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.99%) JIRA
2 4 (2.99%) Subversion
3 3 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.49%) InstallShield
4 2 (1.49%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.75%) JUnit
General
1 11 (8.21%) Finance
2 6 (4.48%) Banking
2 6 (4.48%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.49%) Marketing
3 2 (1.49%) Retail
3 2 (1.49%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.49%) Advertising
4 1 (0.75%) Games
4 1 (0.75%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (55.22%) .NET
2 53 (39.55%) WinForms
3 51 (38.06%) WPF
4 30 (22.39%) Silverlight
5 25 (18.66%) .NET Framework
6 13 (9.70%) ASP.NET
7 11 (8.21%) WCF
7 11 (8.21%) HTML
7 11 (8.21%) Web Services
8 9 (6.72%) CSS
8 9 (6.72%) Django
9 7 (5.22%) XML
10 6 (4.48%) Flask
10 6 (4.48%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (4.48%) SOAP
11 4 (2.99%) NHibernate
11 4 (2.99%) jQuery
11 4 (2.99%) J2EE
11 4 (2.99%) XSL
11 4 (2.99%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.18%) N-Tier
2 14 (10.45%) SystemC
3 10 (7.46%) NHS
4 6 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (4.48%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.99%) Online Banking
6 3 (2.24%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.49%) Informatics
7 2 (1.49%) 3D Printing
7 2 (1.49%) Social Media
7 2 (1.49%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.49%) Smartcard
7 2 (1.49%) EMV
8 1 (0.75%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.75%) STB
8 1 (0.75%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.75%) CUDA
8 1 (0.75%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.75%) GPGPU
8 1 (0.75%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.21%) Windows
2 6 (4.48%) Linux
3 3 (2.24%) Android
4 2 (1.49%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.49%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.75%) UNIX
5 1 (0.75%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (89.55%) Software Engineering
2 51 (38.06%) OO
3 26 (19.40%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (19.40%) OOD
4 22 (16.42%) Business Intelligence
4 22 (16.42%) Multithreading
5 20 (14.93%) Unit Testing
6 18 (13.43%) TDD
7 12 (8.96%) ETL
7 12 (8.96%) Technical Architecture
8 9 (6.72%) OOP
8 9 (6.72%) MVC
8 9 (6.72%) MVVM
9 5 (3.73%) Web Development
10 4 (2.99%) Integration Testing
10 4 (2.99%) Software Architecture
10 4 (2.99%) Web Application Development
10 4 (2.99%) E-Commerce
11 3 (2.24%) CRM
11 3 (2.24%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 88 (65.67%) C#
2 71 (52.99%) SQL
3 17 (12.69%) C++
3 17 (12.69%) C
4 15 (11.19%) T-SQL
4 15 (11.19%) Java
5 14 (10.45%) JavaScript
5 14 (10.45%) VB.NET
6 10 (7.46%) Python
7 5 (3.73%) VB
8 4 (2.99%) Pascal
8 4 (2.99%) Delphi
9 2 (1.49%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.49%) PHP
10 1 (0.75%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.75%) Perl
10 1 (0.75%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (11.19%) Degree
2 11 (8.21%) MCTS
2 11 (8.21%) MCPD
2 11 (8.21%) MCP
2 11 (8.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.49%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.73%) QA
2 2 (1.49%) WAI
2 2 (1.49%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 47 (35.07%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.97%) McKesson
3 6 (4.48%) Rackspace
4 4 (2.99%) DevExpress
4 4 (2.99%) Oracle
5 2 (1.49%) JBoss
Runcorn, Cheshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £37,000 to £45,000 per annum Depending of level of experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester
Jam Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Chester
Jam Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £43000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Cheshire, Knutsford
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 28 days ago
Runcorn
Networx Recruitment
Salary: £Competitive Salary
Posted: 30+ days ago