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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 88 17 38
Rank change year-on-year
-71 +21
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 44 187 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.27% 10.63% 6.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.65% 13.14% 8.09%
Number of salaries quoted 35 144 113
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £50,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
1663 1423 1756
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.85% 80.90% 82.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1462 1141 1494
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 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 -37 15 £30,000 -20.00% 3
Knutsford -6 5 £37,500 +4.16% 1
Chester -4 4 £34,000 -29.16% 3
Runcorn - 4 £46,250 -
Wilmslow -14 3 £39,500 +12.85%
Northwich -1 2 £43,750 -12.93% 2
Macclesfield -38 1 £32,750 -12.66% 1
Ellesmere Port - 1 £32,500 -
Software Engineering
North West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 76 (58.02%) C#
2 74 (56.49%) SQL
3 70 (53.44%) .NET
4 59 (45.04%) HTML
5 51 (38.93%) JavaScript
6 46 (35.11%) Agile Software Development
7 44 (33.59%) CSS
8 43 (32.82%) ASP.NET
9 36 (27.48%) C++
9 36 (27.48%) Microsoft
10 32 (24.43%) Degree
11 31 (23.66%) Finance
11 31 (23.66%) Java
12 30 (22.90%) Visual Studio
13 29 (22.14%) SQL Server
13 29 (22.14%) Windows
14 27 (20.61%) TDD
15 26 (19.85%) Web Services
16 24 (18.32%) HTML5
17 23 (17.56%) .NET Framework
17 23 (17.56%) jQuery
18 20 (15.27%) Unit Testing
18 20 (15.27%) MS Excel
19 19 (14.50%) QA
20 18 (13.74%) Computer Science
21 17 (12.98%) Linux
21 17 (12.98%) OO
21 17 (12.98%) Relational Database
22 16 (12.21%) IIS
22 16 (12.21%) WPF

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 16 (12.21%) IIS
2 6 (4.58%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.82%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.82%) Oracle Spatial
4 3 (2.29%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (2.29%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (0.76%) CICS
5 1 (0.76%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (15.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.76%) SPSS
2 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.82%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.76%) SAP MDM
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.11%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.82%) ATM
3 3 (2.29%) HTTP
4 2 (1.53%) WAN
4 2 (1.53%) Intranet
4 2 (1.53%) Internet
4 2 (1.53%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.76%) LAN
5 1 (0.76%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (22.14%) SQL Server
2 17 (12.98%) Relational Database
3 11 (8.40%) MySQL
4 6 (4.58%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.29%) Informix
7 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.53%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.76%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.76%) Big Data
8 1 (0.76%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.76%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.76%) DB2
8 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.76%) Spotfire
8 1 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.76%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 30 (22.90%) Visual Studio
2 13 (9.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (9.16%) Git (software)
4 9 (6.87%) Bower
5 5 (3.82%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (3.82%) JUnit
6 4 (3.05%) Cucumber
6 4 (3.05%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.05%) Selenium
7 3 (2.29%) Mockito
7 3 (2.29%) JIRA
7 3 (2.29%) Introscope
8 2 (1.53%) Synon
8 2 (1.53%) Subversion
9 1 (0.76%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.76%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.76%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 31 (23.66%) Finance
2 6 (4.58%) Legal
3 5 (3.82%) Electronics
4 3 (2.29%) Banking
4 3 (2.29%) Billing
5 2 (1.53%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.53%) Games
5 2 (1.53%) Automotive
6 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.76%) Marketing
6 1 (0.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 89 (67.94%) Developer
2 44 (33.59%) Software Engineer
3 28 (21.37%) C# Developer
4 23 (17.56%) .NET Developer
5 20 (15.27%) C# .NET Developer
6 15 (11.45%) C# Software Engineer
7 14 (10.69%) Front-End Developer
8 13 (9.92%) Programmer
8 13 (9.92%) Software Developer
9 11 (8.40%) Web Developer
9 11 (8.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (7.63%) Analyst
10 10 (7.63%) C# Programmer
11 9 (6.87%) Senior Developer
11 9 (6.87%) Analyst Programmer
11 9 (6.87%) Java Developer
11 9 (6.87%) .NET Programmer
11 9 (6.87%) C# Analyst Programmer
11 9 (6.87%) Developer Analyst
11 9 (6.87%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (53.44%) .NET
2 59 (45.04%) HTML
3 44 (33.59%) CSS
4 43 (32.82%) ASP.NET
5 26 (19.85%) Web Services
6 24 (18.32%) HTML5
7 23 (17.56%) .NET Framework
7 23 (17.56%) jQuery
8 16 (12.21%) LINQ
8 16 (12.21%) WPF
9 15 (11.45%) XML
10 14 (10.69%) WCF
11 12 (9.16%) JSON
11 12 (9.16%) CSS3
12 11 (8.40%) Backbone.js
12 11 (8.40%) AngularJS
13 10 (7.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 10 (7.63%) Sass
13 10 (7.63%) LESS
13 10 (7.63%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.74%) Computer Science
2 14 (10.69%) User Experience
3 8 (6.11%) Client/Server
3 8 (6.11%) Open Source
4 7 (5.34%) Algorithms
5 6 (4.58%) N-Tier
6 5 (3.82%) GIS
6 5 (3.82%) Data Structures
6 5 (3.82%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (3.05%) Life Science
8 3 (2.29%) Machine to Machine
8 3 (2.29%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.53%) CAN bus
9 2 (1.53%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.53%) iSeries
9 2 (1.53%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.53%) AS400
9 2 (1.53%) STB
9 2 (1.53%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.76%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 29 (22.14%) Windows
2 17 (12.98%) Linux
3 11 (8.40%) Android
3 11 (8.40%) Apple iOS
4 9 (6.87%) UNIX
5 2 (1.53%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (1.53%) Solaris
6 1 (0.76%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.76%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (35.11%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (20.61%) TDD
3 20 (15.27%) Unit Testing
4 17 (12.98%) OO
5 14 (10.69%) MVC
6 11 (8.40%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (7.63%) Integration Testing
8 9 (6.87%) Scrum
8 9 (6.87%) OOP
9 8 (6.11%) SOA
10 7 (5.34%) Web Development
10 7 (5.34%) Mentoring
11 6 (4.58%) Line Management
11 6 (4.58%) Requirements Analysis
11 6 (4.58%) Data Modelling
12 5 (3.82%) Project Management
12 5 (3.82%) E-Commerce
12 5 (3.82%) MVVM
13 4 (3.05%) Android Development
13 4 (3.05%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 76 (58.02%) C#
2 74 (56.49%) SQL
3 51 (38.93%) JavaScript
4 36 (27.48%) C++
5 31 (23.66%) Java
6 15 (11.45%) T-SQL
7 12 (9.16%) C
8 9 (6.87%) Python
9 6 (4.58%) VB
9 6 (4.58%) PL/SQL
9 6 (4.58%) Assembly Language
10 5 (3.82%) Shell Script
10 5 (3.82%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.53%) Ada
11 2 (1.53%) Embedded C
11 2 (1.53%) Embedded C++
11 2 (1.53%) RPG
11 2 (1.53%) RPG/400
12 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 32 (24.43%) Degree
2 3 (2.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (14.50%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.53%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.53%) Terminal Server
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.76%) Firmware
Vendors
1 36 (27.48%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.69%) Oracle
3 9 (6.87%) Google
4 5 (3.82%) Open Text
5 4 (3.05%) VMware
5 4 (3.05%) IBM
6 3 (2.29%) Compuware
6 3 (2.29%) HP
6 3 (2.29%) Perforce
7 2 (1.53%) BT
7 2 (1.53%) Citrix
7 2 (1.53%) SAP
8 1 (0.76%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.76%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.76%) Informatica
8 1 (0.76%) Telerik
8 1 (0.76%) Rackspace
Warrington
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Intapeople
Salary: £20000 to £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Proteus Europe
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Proteus Europe
Posted: 4 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Shortlist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £27500 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Northwich
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 7 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
RMI International
Salary: From £28,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Northwich
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago