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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 63 47 25
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -22
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 70 86 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.98% 4.44% 7.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.58% 5.30% 9.19%
Number of salaries quoted 62 79 109
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £48,500
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
1529 1623 1317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 86.97% 83.88% 81.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1261 1292 1049
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
Chester +7 17 £42,250 +20.71% 5
Runcorn +6 12 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Warrington -7 11 £30,000 -14.28% 3
Northwich - 3 £45,000 - 1
Macclesfield +3 2 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Knutsford -5 2 £36,000 -10.00% 1
Widnes - 2 £37,250 -
Nantwich +2 1 £22,000 -26.66%
Wilmslow -1 1 £37,500 -16.66%
Crewe -9 1 £22,000 -22.12%
Congleton - 1 £22,000 -
Software Engineering
North West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 61 (52.59%) C#
2 60 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (49.14%) .NET
4 49 (42.24%) SQL Server
5 45 (38.79%) SQL
6 39 (33.62%) JavaScript
7 36 (31.03%) Windows
8 35 (30.17%) HTML
9 32 (27.59%) Microsoft
10 31 (26.72%) Java
10 31 (26.72%) ASP.NET
11 29 (25.00%) XML
11 29 (25.00%) MVC
12 28 (24.14%) CSS
12 28 (24.14%) Web Services
12 28 (24.14%) WCF
13 26 (22.41%) Degree
14 25 (21.55%) jQuery
15 24 (20.69%) Scrum
16 23 (19.83%) C++
16 23 (19.83%) WPF
17 22 (18.97%) WinForms
18 20 (17.24%) Visual Studio
18 20 (17.24%) MS Excel
19 19 (16.38%) VB.NET
20 18 (15.52%) J2EE
20 18 (15.52%) MVVM
21 16 (13.79%) Android
21 16 (13.79%) .NET Framework
21 16 (13.79%) Software Testing

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 11 (9.48%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.45%) CMS
2 4 (3.45%) WordPress
3 3 (2.59%) Node.js
4 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.86%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.86%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.86%) Drupal
4 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.86%) SAS
4 1 (0.86%) CICS
Applications
1 20 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.90%) MS Visio
2 8 (6.90%) MS Project
3 1 (0.86%) MS Office
3 1 (0.86%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.45%) Wireless
2 3 (2.59%) GPRS
2 3 (2.59%) UMTS
3 2 (1.72%) Internet
4 1 (0.86%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (42.24%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (6.03%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (6.03%) MySQL
4 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.59%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.59%) DB2
4 3 (2.59%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.86%) QlikView
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 20 (17.24%) Visual Studio
2 11 (9.48%) Git (software)
3 9 (7.76%) JUnit
4 6 (5.17%) JIRA
5 3 (2.59%) Selenium
5 3 (2.59%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.59%) Subversion
5 3 (2.59%) Maven
5 3 (2.59%) Ant
5 3 (2.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.59%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.72%) PhpStorm
6 2 (1.72%) Jasmine
6 2 (1.72%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.72%) Mockito
7 1 (0.86%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (0.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.86%) ClearCase
General
1 12 (10.34%) Retail
2 11 (9.48%) Finance
3 9 (7.76%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.45%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.45%) Electronics
5 2 (1.72%) Games
5 2 (1.72%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 59 (50.86%) Developer
2 44 (37.93%) Software Engineer
3 19 (16.38%) Software Developer
4 13 (11.21%) Senior Software Engineer
4 13 (11.21%) Java Developer
5 12 (10.34%) .NET Developer
6 9 (7.76%) C# Developer
6 9 (7.76%) Graduate
6 9 (7.76%) C# Software Developer
7 8 (6.90%) Junior
7 8 (6.90%) Consultant
7 8 (6.90%) Java Software Engineer
8 6 (5.17%) Junior Developer
8 6 (5.17%) Programmer
8 6 (5.17%) Software Programmer
9 5 (4.31%) Java Programmer
9 5 (4.31%) C# Software Engineer
9 5 (4.31%) Software Consultant
9 5 (4.31%) Analyst
9 5 (4.31%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (49.14%) .NET
2 35 (30.17%) HTML
3 31 (26.72%) ASP.NET
4 29 (25.00%) XML
5 28 (24.14%) Web Services
5 28 (24.14%) CSS
5 28 (24.14%) WCF
6 25 (21.55%) jQuery
7 23 (19.83%) WPF
8 22 (18.97%) WinForms
9 18 (15.52%) J2EE
10 16 (13.79%) Spring
10 16 (13.79%) .NET Framework
11 15 (12.93%) SOAP
12 14 (12.07%) Ajax
13 13 (11.21%) AngularJS
14 12 (10.34%) REST
15 11 (9.48%) Hibernate
16 10 (8.62%) JSON
16 10 (8.62%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.07%) N-Tier
2 13 (11.21%) Computer Science
3 12 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.03%) Algorithms
4 7 (6.03%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.45%) Data Structures
5 4 (3.45%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.59%) User Experience
6 3 (2.59%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.59%) Physics
7 2 (1.72%) Robotics
7 2 (1.72%) NHS
7 2 (1.72%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.72%) Social Media
8 1 (0.86%) Raspberry Pi
8 1 (0.86%) BeagleBone
8 1 (0.86%) Economics
8 1 (0.86%) Statistics
8 1 (0.86%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.86%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 36 (31.03%) Windows
2 16 (13.79%) Android
3 13 (11.21%) Apple iOS
4 8 (6.90%) Windows Phone
4 8 (6.90%) Windows Phone 7
4 8 (6.90%) Windows CE
5 6 (5.17%) Linux
6 3 (2.59%) UNIX
6 3 (2.59%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (1.72%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.86%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.86%) AIX
8 1 (0.86%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (25.00%) MVC
3 24 (20.69%) Scrum
4 18 (15.52%) MVVM
5 16 (13.79%) OO
5 16 (13.79%) Software Testing
6 14 (12.07%) Web Development
7 13 (11.21%) Unit Testing
8 12 (10.34%) TDD
9 10 (8.62%) Pair Programming
9 10 (8.62%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (7.76%) SDLC
11 8 (6.90%) Dependency Injection
11 8 (6.90%) UML
12 7 (6.03%) Extreme Programming
13 6 (5.17%) Waterfall
14 5 (4.31%) Continuous Improvement
14 5 (4.31%) Root Cause Analysis
14 5 (4.31%) Mentoring
14 5 (4.31%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 61 (52.59%) C#
2 45 (38.79%) SQL
3 39 (33.62%) JavaScript
4 31 (26.72%) Java
5 23 (19.83%) C++
6 19 (16.38%) VB.NET
7 11 (9.48%) C
8 9 (7.76%) PHP
8 9 (7.76%) PL/SQL
8 9 (7.76%) T-SQL
9 5 (4.31%) Embedded C
10 4 (3.45%) Python
11 3 (2.59%) Embedded C++
11 3 (2.59%) PHP5
12 2 (1.72%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.72%) ANSI C
12 2 (1.72%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.86%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.86%) XPath
13 1 (0.86%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 26 (22.41%) Degree
2 3 (2.59%) HNC
2 3 (2.59%) HND
3 2 (1.72%) ISEB
3 2 (1.72%) CEH
3 2 (1.72%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.72%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.93%) QA
2 4 (3.45%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 32 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.34%) Oracle
3 8 (6.90%) Apple
4 2 (1.72%) Sony
5 1 (0.86%) SAP
5 1 (0.86%) IBM
Northwich, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £25-34K
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £37000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Webrecruit
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Company Bonus, Generous Pension Scheme
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Runcorn
Sanderson
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Chester
Erin Associates
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Ellesmere Port
Erin Associates
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Macclesfield
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago