The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 78 28 37
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +9
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 42 115 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.48% 6.40% 6.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.87% 8.04% 7.68%
Number of salaries quoted 31 86 108
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,650 £23,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,200 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineering
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1463 1431 1472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 86.31% 79.63% 79.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1112 1056 1124
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Cheshire region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Cheshire

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 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 -25 11 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Chester -5 6 £42,500 +21.42% 6
Crewe -6 6 £38,750 +34.78%
Runcorn +5 5 £47,500 +43.93% 2
Wilmslow +3 2 £45,000 +20.00%
Macclesfield -5 1 £34,000 +1.49% 1
Knutsford - 1 - - 1
Software Engineering
North West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 52 (58.43%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (49.44%) SQL
2 44 (49.44%) .NET
3 35 (39.33%) C#
3 35 (39.33%) Degree
4 27 (30.34%) JavaScript
4 27 (30.34%) Windows
5 26 (29.21%) ASP.NET
6 24 (26.97%) Java
6 24 (26.97%) Scrum
7 23 (25.84%) MVC
7 23 (25.84%) SQL Server
8 21 (23.60%) Web Services
9 20 (22.47%) HTML
9 20 (22.47%) .NET Framework
10 19 (21.35%) jQuery
11 18 (20.22%) C++
11 18 (20.22%) CSS
11 18 (20.22%) OO
11 18 (20.22%) Microsoft
12 17 (19.10%) TDD
13 16 (17.98%) XML
14 14 (15.73%) Unit Testing
14 14 (15.73%) ASP.NET MVC
15 12 (13.48%) UML
15 12 (13.48%) Finance
16 11 (12.36%) Computer Science
16 11 (12.36%) WinForms
17 10 (11.24%) HTML5
17 10 (11.24%) MySQL

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.37%) SharePoint
1 3 (3.37%) CMS
2 2 (2.25%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.25%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (2.25%) Node.js
2 2 (2.25%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.12%) Drupal
3 1 (1.12%) Joomla!
3 1 (1.12%) WordPress
3 1 (1.12%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (4.49%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.37%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.25%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.12%) MS Project
4 1 (1.12%) MS Office
4 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.49%) Wireless
2 3 (3.37%) Intranet
3 1 (1.12%) LAN
3 1 (1.12%) SMS
3 1 (1.12%) WAN
3 1 (1.12%) SMTP
3 1 (1.12%) DNS
3 1 (1.12%) HTTP
3 1 (1.12%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.12%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (25.84%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.24%) MySQL
2 10 (11.24%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (8.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.49%) QlikView
5 3 (3.37%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.25%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.25%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.12%) DB2
7 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.12%) MS Access
7 1 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (7.87%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.74%) JUnit
2 6 (6.74%) Visual Studio
3 5 (5.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (4.49%) Synon
5 3 (3.37%) Moq
6 2 (2.25%) Subversion
6 2 (2.25%) PhpStorm
7 1 (1.12%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.12%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (1.12%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.12%) CruiseControl
7 1 (1.12%) JIRA
7 1 (1.12%) Selenium
7 1 (1.12%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.12%) Ant
7 1 (1.12%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.12%) JMeter
General
1 12 (13.48%) Finance
2 8 (8.99%) Retail
3 5 (5.62%) Billing
3 5 (5.62%) Financial Institution
3 5 (5.62%) Electronics
4 3 (3.37%) Games
5 1 (1.12%) Banking
5 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 52 (58.43%) Developer
2 35 (39.33%) Software Engineer
3 16 (17.98%) Software Developer
4 14 (15.73%) .NET Developer
5 7 (7.87%) Java Developer
5 7 (7.87%) C++ Software Engineer
5 7 (7.87%) Senior Developer
6 6 (6.74%) Programmer
6 6 (6.74%) Analyst
6 6 (6.74%) C# Software Engineer
6 6 (6.74%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) C# Developer
7 5 (5.62%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) Embedded C Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) C Software Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) .NET Software Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (49.44%) .NET
2 26 (29.21%) ASP.NET
3 21 (23.60%) Web Services
4 20 (22.47%) HTML
4 20 (22.47%) .NET Framework
5 19 (21.35%) jQuery
6 18 (20.22%) CSS
7 16 (17.98%) XML
8 14 (15.73%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (12.36%) WinForms
10 10 (11.24%) HTML5
11 8 (8.99%) WPF
12 7 (7.87%) JSON
13 6 (6.74%) WCF
13 6 (6.74%) CSS3
13 6 (6.74%) AngularJS
13 6 (6.74%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 5 (5.62%) Spring
14 5 (5.62%) J2EE
14 5 (5.62%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.36%) Computer Science
2 9 (10.11%) Mobile App
2 9 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.99%) User Experience
4 7 (7.87%) N-Tier
5 6 (6.74%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (4.49%) AS400
6 4 (4.49%) iSeries
7 3 (3.37%) Client/Server
8 2 (2.25%) Statistics
8 2 (2.25%) STB
8 2 (2.25%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.12%) Machine to Machine
9 1 (1.12%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.12%) Economics
9 1 (1.12%) SCADA
9 1 (1.12%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.12%) Physics
9 1 (1.12%) Psychology
9 1 (1.12%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (30.34%) Windows
2 9 (10.11%) Android
3 8 (8.99%) Windows Mobile
3 8 (8.99%) Apple iOS
4 6 (6.74%) Windows CE
4 6 (6.74%) Linux
5 1 (1.12%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.12%) Windows Phone 7
5 1 (1.12%) UNIX
5 1 (1.12%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (58.43%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (26.97%) Scrum
3 23 (25.84%) MVC
4 18 (20.22%) OO
5 17 (19.10%) TDD
6 14 (15.73%) Unit Testing
7 12 (13.48%) UML
8 9 (10.11%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (8.99%) Web Development
9 8 (8.99%) Pair Programming
9 8 (8.99%) Waterfall
10 7 (7.87%) Mobile Development
10 7 (7.87%) Mobile Application Development
11 6 (6.74%) Test Automation
11 6 (6.74%) BDD
12 5 (5.62%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (5.62%) Embedded Software Development
12 5 (5.62%) MVVM
12 5 (5.62%) Risk Management
12 5 (5.62%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (49.44%) SQL
2 35 (39.33%) C#
3 27 (30.34%) JavaScript
4 24 (26.97%) Java
5 18 (20.22%) C++
6 10 (11.24%) C
7 6 (6.74%) VB.NET
7 6 (6.74%) T-SQL
8 5 (5.62%) Embedded C
8 5 (5.62%) Embedded C++
9 4 (4.49%) Python
9 4 (4.49%) RPG
9 4 (4.49%) PHP
9 4 (4.49%) RPG/400
10 3 (3.37%) PHP5
10 3 (3.37%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.12%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.12%) Perl
11 1 (1.12%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (39.33%) Degree
2 5 (5.62%) HNC
2 5 (5.62%) HND
3 4 (4.49%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.25%) ISEB
4 2 (2.25%) IIBA
4 2 (2.25%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.74%) ISO 9001
2 5 (5.62%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.25%) Terminal Server
1 2 (2.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 18 (20.22%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.24%) Oracle
3 4 (4.49%) BT
4 3 (3.37%) VMware
5 2 (2.25%) Citrix
6 1 (1.12%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.12%) SAP
6 1 (1.12%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.12%) Apple
6 1 (1.12%) OpenText
Northwich, Cheshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £25k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
RMI International
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Chester
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 16 days ago
Knutsford
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Runcorn
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £1 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago