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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 48 25 47
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +22
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 87 118 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.55% 7.25% 4.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.52% 9.11% 6.00%
Number of salaries quoted 80 106 78
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £48,500 £45,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
1575 1295 1682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.46% 79.59% 76.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1259 1031 1472
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -28 25 £35,000 +2.94% 2
Macclesfield +2 16 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Nantwich - 13 £30,000 - 2
Knutsford -3 7 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Wilmslow - 7 £43,750 - 1
Chester -7 6 £35,000 -16.16% 2
Crewe -11 4 £28,250 -29.37% 1
Runcorn - 2 £32,500 - 1
Software Engineering
North West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 110 (57.89%) C#
2 101 (53.16%) SQL
3 100 (52.63%) .NET
4 67 (35.26%) Microsoft
5 60 (31.58%) HTML
6 57 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 54 (28.42%) SQL Server
8 50 (26.32%) JavaScript
8 50 (26.32%) ASP.NET
8 50 (26.32%) CSS
9 47 (24.74%) Web Services
10 43 (22.63%) MS Excel
11 40 (21.05%) Visual Studio
12 39 (20.53%) C++
13 35 (18.42%) TDD
13 35 (18.42%) Degree
14 34 (17.89%) Java
14 34 (17.89%) T-SQL
15 33 (17.37%) Finance
16 32 (16.84%) .NET Framework
16 32 (16.84%) QA
17 30 (15.79%) WPF
18 29 (15.26%) jQuery
18 29 (15.26%) XML
19 26 (13.68%) JSON
20 25 (13.16%) HTML5
21 24 (12.63%) SOAP
21 24 (12.63%) Python
22 23 (12.11%) Computer Science
23 22 (11.58%) WCF

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 15 (7.89%) SharePoint
1 15 (7.89%) IIS
2 8 (4.21%) Tomcat
3 7 (3.68%) SAS
4 5 (2.63%) Oracle Spatial
4 5 (2.63%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.58%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (1.58%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (1.05%) Mule
7 1 (0.53%) CICS
Applications
1 43 (22.63%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.63%) MS Office
3 2 (1.05%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (2.63%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.05%) SAP MDM
2 2 (1.05%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.58%) HTTP
2 2 (1.05%) Intranet
2 2 (1.05%) ATM
2 2 (1.05%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.53%) WAN
3 1 (0.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (28.42%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.84%) Relational Database
3 8 (4.21%) MySQL
4 7 (3.68%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (3.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (3.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (3.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (3.16%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (3.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 5 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.58%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.58%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.58%) Informix
9 2 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.05%) PowerCenter
9 2 (1.05%) OLAP
9 2 (1.05%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.05%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 40 (21.05%) Visual Studio
2 16 (8.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (4.74%) Bower
3 9 (4.74%) Git (software)
4 6 (3.16%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (2.63%) JIRA
6 3 (1.58%) Introscope
6 3 (1.58%) JUnit
6 3 (1.58%) Selenium
6 3 (1.58%) Mockito
6 3 (1.58%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.58%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (1.05%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.53%) JMeter
8 1 (0.53%) Subversion
8 1 (0.53%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.53%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.53%) LoadRunner
General
1 33 (17.37%) Finance
2 7 (3.68%) Automotive
3 6 (3.16%) Retail
4 3 (1.58%) Electronics
4 3 (1.58%) Legal
4 3 (1.58%) Publishing
4 3 (1.58%) Banking
5 2 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 133 (70.00%) Developer
2 63 (33.16%) Software Engineer
3 52 (27.37%) C# Developer
4 33 (17.37%) .NET Developer
4 33 (17.37%) C# Software Engineer
5 29 (15.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 27 (14.21%) Analyst
7 22 (11.58%) Programmer
8 20 (10.53%) Software Developer
8 20 (10.53%) C# Programmer
9 19 (10.00%) C# Analyst Programmer
9 19 (10.00%) Developer Analyst
9 19 (10.00%) Analyst Programmer
10 17 (8.95%) Team Leader
11 16 (8.42%) .NET Software Engineer
12 15 (7.89%) Front-End Developer
13 14 (7.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 14 (7.37%) Java Developer
14 13 (6.84%) Web Developer
14 13 (6.84%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (52.63%) .NET
2 60 (31.58%) HTML
3 50 (26.32%) CSS
3 50 (26.32%) ASP.NET
4 47 (24.74%) Web Services
5 32 (16.84%) .NET Framework
6 30 (15.79%) WPF
7 29 (15.26%) jQuery
7 29 (15.26%) XML
8 26 (13.68%) JSON
9 25 (13.16%) HTML5
10 24 (12.63%) SOAP
11 22 (11.58%) WCF
12 18 (9.47%) LINQ
13 15 (7.89%) WinForms
13 15 (7.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 14 (7.37%) Spring
15 13 (6.84%) Java EE
15 13 (6.84%) CSS3
16 12 (6.32%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.11%) Computer Science
2 15 (7.89%) N-Tier
3 12 (6.32%) Open Source
4 9 (4.74%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.63%) GIS
5 5 (2.63%) Statistics
5 5 (2.63%) Mathematics
5 5 (2.63%) Physics
6 3 (1.58%) SystemC
6 3 (1.58%) NHS
7 2 (1.05%) Informatics
7 2 (1.05%) Online Banking
7 2 (1.05%) Taxonomies
7 2 (1.05%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.05%) Life Science
7 2 (1.05%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.53%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.53%) SCADA
8 1 (0.53%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.95%) Windows
2 13 (6.84%) UNIX
3 6 (3.16%) Android
3 6 (3.16%) Linux
4 5 (2.63%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.58%) Windows Phone
6 2 (1.05%) Windows Phone 8
6 2 (1.05%) Solaris
7 1 (0.53%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (18.42%) TDD
3 16 (8.42%) Unit Testing
3 16 (8.42%) Project Management
4 15 (7.89%) User Stories
5 13 (6.84%) Business Analysis
5 13 (6.84%) MVVM
5 13 (6.84%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (6.84%) Integration Testing
6 12 (6.32%) OO
7 11 (5.79%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (5.79%) MVC
8 10 (5.26%) UML
9 9 (4.74%) SOA
10 7 (3.68%) Data Modelling
10 7 (3.68%) E-Commerce
10 7 (3.68%) Scrum
10 7 (3.68%) Multithreading
11 6 (3.16%) Requirements Analysis
12 5 (2.63%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 110 (57.89%) C#
2 101 (53.16%) SQL
3 50 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 39 (20.53%) C++
5 34 (17.89%) Java
5 34 (17.89%) T-SQL
6 24 (12.63%) Python
7 18 (9.47%) C
8 10 (5.26%) PL/SQL
9 8 (4.21%) VB.NET
10 7 (3.68%) Ada
11 2 (1.05%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.05%) VB6
11 2 (1.05%) XPath
11 2 (1.05%) VB
11 2 (1.05%) Perl
12 1 (0.53%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 35 (18.42%) Degree
2 9 (4.74%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.68%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.53%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (16.84%) QA
2 2 (1.05%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 67 (35.26%) Microsoft
2 22 (11.58%) Oracle
3 9 (4.74%) Google
4 8 (4.21%) SAP
5 7 (3.68%) Business Objects
5 7 (3.68%) IBM
6 5 (2.63%) Perforce
7 3 (1.58%) Rackspace
7 3 (1.58%) Compuware
7 3 (1.58%) HP
8 2 (1.05%) Hyperion
8 2 (1.05%) Informatica
8 2 (1.05%) Open Text
8 2 (1.05%) Telerik
9 1 (0.53%) VMware
9 1 (0.53%) Logi Analytics
9 1 (0.53%) Tableau
9 1 (0.53%) Cognos
Crewe, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nantwich, Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum £25,000 to £35,000 + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum £25,000 to £35,000 + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Flexi-time
Posted: 6 days ago
Knutsford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 per annum + dental, medical, pension 8%, gym
Posted: 7 days ago
Northwich
Blue Town Online
Salary: £25k per year
Posted: 8 days ago
Warrington
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Runcorn
QA Apprenticeships
Salary: £11,992.24 per year
Posted: 12 days ago
Cheshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Flexi-time, Holiday
Posted: 16 days ago
Knutsford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + dental, medical, pension 8%, gym
Posted: 16 days ago
Chester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Chester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 per annum + dental, medical, pension 8%, gym
Posted: 19 days ago
Cheshire
OCC Computer personnel
Posted: 21 days ago
Wilmslow
Blue Town Online
Salary: £24k - 30k per year
Posted: 22 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 23 days ago
Macclesfield
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago