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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
North West / Cheshire
Rank 40 51 78
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +27
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 52 52 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.00% 3.97% 2.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.86% 4.77% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 29 51 34
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
887 1091 1560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.37% 83.22% 87.64%
Number of salaries quoted 673 965 1330
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,750 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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
Crewe - 13 £40,000 - 1
Knutsford +14 11 £60,000 +71.42%
Chester +2 10 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Warrington +3 8 £37,500 -0.66%
Macclesfield - 1 £85,000 - 2
Wilmslow - 1 £37,500 - 1
Software Engineering
North West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 53 (50.96%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (44.23%) C#
3 45 (43.27%) .NET
4 40 (38.46%) JavaScript
5 39 (37.50%) SQL
6 38 (36.54%) ASP.NET
7 37 (35.58%) MVC
7 37 (35.58%) TDD
8 33 (31.73%) Degree
9 31 (29.81%) CSS
9 31 (29.81%) Java
10 30 (28.85%) HTML
11 28 (26.92%) Finance
12 25 (24.04%) Scrum
13 24 (23.08%) SQL Server
14 23 (22.12%) .NET Framework
14 23 (22.12%) Git (software)
15 22 (21.15%) SDLC
16 21 (20.19%) XML
17 19 (18.27%) ASP.NET Web API
17 19 (18.27%) Entity Framework
18 18 (17.31%) AngularJS
18 18 (17.31%) C++
19 17 (16.35%) ASP.NET MVC
20 16 (15.38%) Microsoft
21 15 (14.42%) Web Services
21 15 (14.42%) Microsoft Azure
21 15 (14.42%) BDD
21 15 (14.42%) JSON
22 14 (13.46%) Banking

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 11 (10.58%) CMS
2 5 (4.81%) JBoss
2 5 (4.81%) Tomcat
2 5 (4.81%) WebLogic
2 5 (4.81%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.88%) ColdFusion
3 3 (2.88%) IIS
4 2 (1.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.92%) Confluence
4 2 (1.92%) GlassFish
4 2 (1.92%) nginx
5 1 (0.96%) CICS
5 1 (0.96%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (8.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) BASE24
2 1 (0.96%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 15 (14.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.65%) TCP/IP
2 8 (7.69%) Internet
3 6 (5.77%) Ethernet
3 6 (5.77%) GPRS
4 3 (2.88%) HTTP
5 1 (0.96%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.65%) Relational Database
3 7 (6.73%) DB2
4 6 (5.77%) MySQL
5 5 (4.81%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.92%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.96%) IMS/DB
8 1 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.96%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (22.12%) Git (software)
2 12 (11.54%) Jenkins
2 12 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (7.69%) Gradle
3 8 (7.69%) Subversion
4 5 (4.81%) JIRA
4 5 (4.81%) NUnit
5 4 (3.85%) Bitbucket
5 4 (3.85%) Moq
6 3 (2.88%) ClearCase
6 3 (2.88%) JUnit
6 3 (2.88%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (2.88%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.92%) Ant
7 2 (1.92%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.92%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (1.92%) Maven
7 2 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (1.92%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (1.92%) Protractor
General
1 28 (26.92%) Finance
2 14 (13.46%) Banking
3 10 (9.62%) Corporate Banking
4 8 (7.69%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.88%) Aerospace
5 3 (2.88%) Avionics
5 3 (2.88%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.88%) Retail
6 2 (1.92%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.92%) Marketing
7 1 (0.96%) Automotive
7 1 (0.96%) Electronics
7 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.96%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (56.73%) Software Engineer
2 38 (36.54%) Developer
3 18 (17.31%) .NET Developer
4 15 (14.42%) .NET Software Engineer
4 15 (14.42%) Software Developer
5 14 (13.46%) Senior Developer
5 14 (13.46%) Senior Software Engineer
6 13 (12.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 12 (11.54%) C# Developer
8 11 (10.58%) Senior .NET Developer
9 10 (9.62%) C# Software Engineer
9 10 (9.62%) Embedded Engineer
10 9 (8.65%) .NET Software Developer
10 9 (8.65%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (7.69%) Java Engineer
11 8 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
11 8 (7.69%) Junior
12 7 (6.73%) Java Developer
12 7 (6.73%) Junior Software Engineer
12 7 (6.73%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (43.27%) .NET
2 38 (36.54%) ASP.NET
3 31 (29.81%) CSS
4 30 (28.85%) HTML
5 23 (22.12%) .NET Framework
6 21 (20.19%) XML
7 19 (18.27%) ASP.NET Web API
7 19 (18.27%) Entity Framework
8 18 (17.31%) AngularJS
9 17 (16.35%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (14.42%) JSON
10 15 (14.42%) Web Services
11 12 (11.54%) HTML5
11 12 (11.54%) jQuery
12 11 (10.58%) RESTful
13 10 (9.62%) Spring
14 9 (8.65%) WPF
15 8 (7.69%) J2EE
15 8 (7.69%) WCF
16 7 (6.73%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.46%) Mobile App
2 9 (8.65%) Computer Science
2 9 (8.65%) User Experience
3 8 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.73%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (6.73%) Management Information System
5 6 (5.77%) CAN bus
5 6 (5.77%) Internet of Things
5 6 (5.77%) Telematics
6 5 (4.81%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (3.85%) Algorithms
7 4 (3.85%) Mathematics
7 4 (3.85%) Mobile Banking
8 3 (2.88%) Cryptography
8 3 (2.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (2.88%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.92%) Animation
9 2 (1.92%) IVR
9 2 (1.92%) Physics
9 2 (1.92%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.54%) Android
1 12 (11.54%) Linux
2 7 (6.73%) Apple iOS
2 7 (6.73%) Unix
3 4 (3.85%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (2.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (50.96%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (35.58%) MVC
2 37 (35.58%) TDD
3 25 (24.04%) Scrum
4 22 (21.15%) SDLC
5 15 (14.42%) BDD
6 13 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 12 (11.54%) Waterfall
8 11 (10.58%) Web Development
9 10 (9.62%) OO
10 9 (8.65%) Mobile Application Development
10 9 (8.65%) MVVM
10 9 (8.65%) Unit Testing
11 8 (7.69%) Configuration Management
11 8 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (7.69%) QMS
11 8 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (6.73%) OOD
12 7 (6.73%) Project Management
13 6 (5.77%) UML
Programming Languages
1 46 (44.23%) C#
2 40 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 39 (37.50%) SQL
4 31 (29.81%) Java
5 18 (17.31%) C++
6 14 (13.46%) C
7 8 (7.69%) PHP
7 8 (7.69%) Python
8 6 (5.77%) PL/SQL
9 5 (4.81%) Perl
9 5 (4.81%) PowerShell
10 4 (3.85%) VB
11 3 (2.88%) ANSI C
12 2 (1.92%) Apple Swift
12 2 (1.92%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.96%) COBOL
13 1 (0.96%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.96%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.96%) XAML
Qualifications
1 33 (31.73%) Degree
2 6 (5.77%) Sun Certification
3 4 (3.85%) PhD
4 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.96%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.85%) QA
2 3 (2.88%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.96%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (5.77%) Firmware
2 1 (0.96%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.46%) Oracle
3 6 (5.77%) Sun
4 3 (2.88%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.92%) Adobe
5 2 (1.92%) Chordiant
5 2 (1.92%) hybris
5 2 (1.92%) NetSuite
5 2 (1.92%) Teradata
6 1 (0.96%) IBM
6 1 (0.96%) SAP
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Itecco
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Mobica
Salary: 50000
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 13 days ago
Chester
Foresight Solutions
Salary: £25,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 14 days ago