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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 70 14 41
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +27
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 47 183 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.61% 11.44% 6.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.10% 14.18% 7.26%
Number of salaries quoted 37 141 124
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
1518 1291 1804
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 84.29% 80.74% 84.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1289 984 1530
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £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 27 January 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 27 January 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 -39 13 £39,500 -1.25% 3
Runcorn - 9 £35,000 - 2
Chester -8 4 £25,000 -41.17%
Macclesfield -37 4 £36,375 -19.16% 1
Wilmslow -8 3 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Northwich -1 2 £41,250 -19.11% 1
Knutsford -8 2 £32,500 -9.72%
Crewe -14 2 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Ellesmere Port -1 1 £32,500 +4.83%
Software Engineering
North West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 51 (54.84%) C#
1 51 (54.84%) SQL
1 51 (54.84%) .NET
2 34 (36.56%) HTML
2 34 (36.56%) JavaScript
2 34 (36.56%) ASP.NET
3 33 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (30.11%) Degree
5 27 (29.03%) C++
6 26 (27.96%) Windows
7 25 (26.88%) CSS
8 24 (25.81%) Java
9 22 (23.66%) OO
9 22 (23.66%) Finance
10 21 (22.58%) MVC
10 21 (22.58%) .NET Framework
11 20 (21.51%) Microsoft
11 20 (21.51%) Web Services
12 19 (20.43%) Unit Testing
13 16 (17.20%) Visual Studio
13 16 (17.20%) SQL Server
14 15 (16.13%) XML
14 15 (16.13%) Linux
14 15 (16.13%) Relational Database
15 14 (15.05%) jQuery
16 12 (12.90%) TDD
16 12 (12.90%) C
16 12 (12.90%) T-SQL
16 12 (12.90%) Scrum
17 11 (11.83%) MySQL

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 8 (8.60%) IIS
2 2 (2.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (2.15%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (2.15%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.08%) CICS
3 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.68%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.30%) ATM
3 2 (2.15%) WAN
3 2 (2.15%) HTTP
3 2 (2.15%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.08%) Intranet
4 1 (1.08%) Internet
4 1 (1.08%) LAN
4 1 (1.08%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.20%) SQL Server
2 15 (16.13%) Relational Database
3 11 (11.83%) MySQL
4 7 (7.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (5.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (5.38%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.15%) QlikView
6 2 (2.15%) Informix
6 2 (2.15%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.08%) MS Access
7 1 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.08%) DB2
7 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (17.20%) Visual Studio
2 6 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (5.38%) JUnit
3 5 (5.38%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.30%) Synon
5 3 (3.23%) Subversion
5 3 (3.23%) Selenium
5 3 (3.23%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.23%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.15%) Moq
6 2 (2.15%) Mockito
6 2 (2.15%) JIRA
6 2 (2.15%) Introscope
7 1 (1.08%) CruiseControl
7 1 (1.08%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (23.66%) Finance
2 5 (5.38%) Legal
2 5 (5.38%) Electronics
2 5 (5.38%) Billing
3 4 (4.30%) Games
3 4 (4.30%) Banking
4 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.15%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.08%) Retail
5 1 (1.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 57 (61.29%) Developer
2 31 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 16 (17.20%) .NET Developer
4 12 (12.90%) Software Developer
5 11 (11.83%) C# Developer
6 9 (9.68%) Senior Developer
6 9 (9.68%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (8.60%) Software Manager
8 7 (7.53%) Programmer
9 6 (6.45%) Web Developer
9 6 (6.45%) Development Manager
9 6 (6.45%) Software Development Manager
10 5 (5.38%) Java Developer
10 5 (5.38%) Graduate
10 5 (5.38%) Graduate Developer
11 4 (4.30%) Graduate Software Developer
11 4 (4.30%) Senior .NET Developer
11 4 (4.30%) .NET Software Engineer
11 4 (4.30%) .NET Programmer
11 4 (4.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (54.84%) .NET
2 34 (36.56%) HTML
2 34 (36.56%) ASP.NET
3 25 (26.88%) CSS
4 21 (22.58%) .NET Framework
5 20 (21.51%) Web Services
6 15 (16.13%) XML
7 14 (15.05%) jQuery
8 9 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (8.60%) SOAP
10 7 (7.53%) Ajax
10 7 (7.53%) JSON
10 7 (7.53%) XHTML
10 7 (7.53%) WinForms
10 7 (7.53%) LINQ
11 6 (6.45%) WPF
11 6 (6.45%) Silverlight
11 6 (6.45%) HTML5
11 6 (6.45%) DHTML
12 4 (4.30%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.75%) Computer Science
2 7 (7.53%) User Experience
3 5 (5.38%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.38%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (5.38%) N-Tier
4 4 (4.30%) AS400
4 4 (4.30%) Life Science
4 4 (4.30%) iSeries
5 3 (3.23%) Machine to Machine
5 3 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.23%) STB
5 3 (3.23%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.15%) Online Banking
6 2 (2.15%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.15%) Open Source
6 2 (2.15%) CAN bus
7 1 (1.08%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.08%) SCADA
7 1 (1.08%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 26 (27.96%) Windows
2 15 (16.13%) Linux
3 11 (11.83%) Android
3 11 (11.83%) Apple iOS
4 6 (6.45%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (3.23%) UNIX
6 2 (2.15%) Windows CE
6 2 (2.15%) Solaris
7 1 (1.08%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (23.66%) OO
3 21 (22.58%) MVC
4 19 (20.43%) Unit Testing
5 12 (12.90%) Scrum
5 12 (12.90%) TDD
6 8 (8.60%) OOP
6 8 (8.60%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (6.45%) Line Management
7 6 (6.45%) Web Development
8 5 (5.38%) E-Commerce
8 5 (5.38%) Mentoring
8 5 (5.38%) MVVM
8 5 (5.38%) Mobile Application Development
9 4 (4.30%) Android Development
9 4 (4.30%) iOS Development
9 4 (4.30%) Technical Analysis
9 4 (4.30%) Waterfall
9 4 (4.30%) Integration Testing
10 3 (3.23%) UML
Programming Languages
1 51 (54.84%) C#
1 51 (54.84%) SQL
2 34 (36.56%) JavaScript
3 27 (29.03%) C++
4 24 (25.81%) Java
5 12 (12.90%) C
5 12 (12.90%) T-SQL
6 7 (7.53%) VB
7 6 (6.45%) VB.NET
7 6 (6.45%) Python
7 6 (6.45%) Assembly Language
8 5 (5.38%) Shell Script
9 4 (4.30%) RPG/400
9 4 (4.30%) Embedded C
9 4 (4.30%) Embedded C++
9 4 (4.30%) RPG
10 1 (1.08%) VBScript
10 1 (1.08%) COBOL
10 1 (1.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (30.11%) Degree
2 3 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.15%) HNC
3 2 (2.15%) HND
4 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.30%) QA
2 2 (2.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (2.15%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.15%) Terminal Server
2 1 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.08%) Firmware
Vendors
1 20 (21.51%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.60%) Oracle
3 4 (4.30%) BT
3 4 (4.30%) Open Text
3 4 (4.30%) VMware
4 2 (2.15%) Perforce
4 2 (2.15%) IBM
4 2 (2.15%) Compuware
4 2 (2.15%) HP
4 2 (2.15%) Citrix
5 1 (1.08%) Rackspace
Warrington
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £52000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nantwich, Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire, Manchester (SK9)
Guru Careers
Salary: £25 - 40k (DOE)
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 12 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire, Manchester (SK9)
Guru Careers
Salary: £26 - 35k (DOE)
Posted: 14 days ago
Prestbury, Macclesfield, Cheshire, Manchester...
Guru Careers
Salary: £Neg. + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago