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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 41 73 32
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -41
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 57 45 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.93% 2.66% 6.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.91% 2.94% 7.63%
Number of salaries quoted 41 33 86
Median salary £44,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,350 £33,750 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £48,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
965 1532 1508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.41% 90.65% 83.92%
Number of salaries quoted 810 1156 1112
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 5 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +38 35 £45,000 - 1
Chester -1 11 £42,500 - 2
Ellesmere Port - 3 £45,000 -
Knutsford +10 2 £60,000 +26.31%
Wilmslow -3 1 £35,000 -22.22%
Runcorn -6 1 £19,000 -60.00%
Daresbury - 1 £38,500 -
Software Engineering
North West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 52 (46.85%) Degree
2 51 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (37.84%) C#
4 40 (36.04%) Java
5 36 (32.43%) SQL
6 32 (28.83%) Windows
6 32 (28.83%) Finance
7 31 (27.93%) .NET
8 29 (26.13%) SQL Server
9 25 (22.52%) Scrum
9 25 (22.52%) Microsoft
10 24 (21.62%) C++
10 24 (21.62%) Linux
10 24 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
11 22 (19.82%) HND
12 21 (18.92%) OO
13 20 (18.02%) Computer Science
13 20 (18.02%) Test Automation
14 19 (17.12%) MS Excel
14 19 (17.12%) C
15 18 (16.22%) Pair Programming
16 17 (15.32%) Embedded C
17 16 (14.41%) Electronics
17 16 (14.41%) HTML
17 16 (14.41%) JavaScript
17 16 (14.41%) Embedded Linux
18 15 (13.51%) Spring
18 15 (13.51%) jQuery
18 15 (13.51%) Visual Studio

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (5.41%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.80%) Apache
2 2 (1.80%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.80%) WordPress
3 1 (0.90%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (0.90%) CMS
3 1 (0.90%) IIS
3 1 (0.90%) JBoss
3 1 (0.90%) Mule
3 1 (0.90%) Node.js
3 1 (0.90%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (17.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.90%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.90%) MS Project
2 1 (0.90%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.21%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (7.21%) IaaS
2 8 (7.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.21%) PaaS
3 1 (0.90%) GitHub
3 1 (0.90%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (26.13%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.81%) MySQL
3 8 (7.21%) DB2
4 7 (6.31%) MongoDB
5 5 (4.50%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.60%) Big Data
6 4 (3.60%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.60%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.70%) MS Access
8 2 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.90%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.90%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.90%) JasperReports
9 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (13.51%) Visual Studio
2 8 (7.21%) JUnit
3 7 (6.31%) Git (software)
3 7 (6.31%) Jenkins
3 7 (6.31%) Maven
4 6 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (4.50%) Ant
5 5 (4.50%) Cucumber
5 5 (4.50%) Eclipse
5 5 (4.50%) JIRA
5 5 (4.50%) Selenium
6 4 (3.60%) Jasmine
6 4 (3.60%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (3.60%) Mockito
6 4 (3.60%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.80%) Subversion
7 2 (1.80%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.80%) TestComplete
8 1 (0.90%) git-flow
8 1 (0.90%) WebDriver
General
1 32 (28.83%) Finance
2 16 (14.41%) Electronics
3 9 (8.11%) Banking
4 8 (7.21%) Publishing
5 6 (5.41%) Manufacturing
6 5 (4.50%) Corporate Banking
7 3 (2.70%) Games
8 2 (1.80%) Advertising
9 1 (0.90%) Marketing
9 1 (0.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (43.24%) Software Engineer
2 43 (38.74%) Developer
3 26 (23.42%) Java Developer
4 18 (16.22%) C++ Software Engineer
5 14 (12.61%) C Software Engineer
5 14 (12.61%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 12 (10.81%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 11 (9.91%) Development Manager
7 11 (9.91%) Java Engineer
7 11 (9.91%) Java Software Engineer
8 10 (9.01%) Architect
8 10 (9.01%) C# Developer
8 10 (9.01%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (8.11%) Java Software Developer
9 9 (8.11%) Senior Developer
9 9 (8.11%) Software Development Manager
9 9 (8.11%) Software Manager
10 8 (7.21%) Senior Java Developer
11 7 (6.31%) Senior Software Engineer
12 6 (5.41%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (27.93%) .NET
2 16 (14.41%) HTML
3 15 (13.51%) jQuery
3 15 (13.51%) Spring
4 13 (11.71%) AngularJS
4 13 (11.71%) Hibernate
5 10 (9.01%) CSS
5 10 (9.01%) JSON
6 9 (8.11%) ASP.NET
6 9 (8.11%) JDBC
6 9 (8.11%) SOAP
7 8 (7.21%) JSP
7 8 (7.21%) REST
7 8 (7.21%) XML
8 7 (6.31%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (6.31%) Java EE
8 7 (6.31%) RESTful
8 7 (6.31%) Struts
9 6 (5.41%) Web Services
9 6 (5.41%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (18.02%) Computer Science
3 15 (13.51%) Embedded Systems
4 10 (9.01%) Management Information System
5 8 (7.21%) CMDB
5 8 (7.21%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.60%) Algorithms
6 4 (3.60%) Artificial Intelligence
6 4 (3.60%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.60%) Ontologies
7 3 (2.70%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.70%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.90%) NHS
8 1 (0.90%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.90%) PMI
8 1 (0.90%) User Experience
8 1 (0.90%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 32 (28.83%) Windows
2 24 (21.62%) Linux
3 16 (14.41%) Embedded Linux
4 15 (13.51%) Windows CE
5 2 (1.80%) Unix
6 1 (0.90%) Android
6 1 (0.90%) CentOS
6 1 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.90%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (22.52%) Scrum
3 24 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (18.92%) OO
5 20 (18.02%) Test Automation
6 18 (16.22%) Pair Programming
7 15 (13.51%) MVC
7 15 (13.51%) OOD
7 15 (13.51%) UML
8 14 (12.61%) Embedded Software Development
8 14 (12.61%) Root Cause Analysis
9 12 (10.81%) Business Development
10 11 (9.91%) TDD
11 10 (9.01%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (8.11%) Line Management
12 9 (8.11%) Presales
12 9 (8.11%) PRINCE2
12 9 (8.11%) Project Management
12 9 (8.11%) TOGAF
12 9 (8.11%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 42 (37.84%) C#
2 40 (36.04%) Java
3 36 (32.43%) SQL
4 24 (21.62%) C++
5 19 (17.12%) C
6 17 (15.32%) Embedded C
7 16 (14.41%) JavaScript
8 6 (5.41%) VC++
9 5 (4.50%) PHP
10 4 (3.60%) PL/SQL
10 4 (3.60%) Scala
10 4 (3.60%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.70%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.70%) VBA
12 2 (1.80%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.80%) Python
13 1 (0.90%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.90%) Delphi
13 1 (0.90%) Ruby
13 1 (0.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 52 (46.85%) Degree
2 22 (19.82%) HND
3 14 (12.61%) HNC
4 9 (8.11%) PMI Certification
5 8 (7.21%) ISEB
5 8 (7.21%) PMP
6 4 (3.60%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.61%) ISO 9001
2 4 (3.60%) QA
System Software
1 8 (7.21%) Active Directory
1 8 (7.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.80%) Docker
3 1 (0.90%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (7.21%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 25 (22.52%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.71%) IBM
2 13 (11.71%) Oracle
3 8 (7.21%) BMC
3 8 (7.21%) CheckPoint
3 8 (7.21%) Cisco
3 8 (7.21%) Citrix
3 8 (7.21%) EMC
3 8 (7.21%) HP
3 8 (7.21%) Juniper
3 8 (7.21%) NetApp
3 8 (7.21%) VMware
4 2 (1.80%) Cognizant
5 1 (0.90%) webMethods
5 1 (0.90%) WSO2
Cheshire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Crewe
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago