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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 61 62 50
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 39 67 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.48% 3.86% 4.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.07% 4.30% 5.50%
Number of salaries quoted 32 58 82
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +18.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,650 £22,450 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £56,300 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
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
959 1557 1635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.63% 89.74% 86.14%
Number of salaries quoted 834 1265 1300
Median salary £39,250 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.87% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
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 24 August 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 24 August 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
Crewe +17 10 £23,500 +6.81% 1
Warrington +13 10 £47,500 +111.11% 5
Chester +11 9 £45,000 +7.14%
Wilmslow -8 3 £50,000 +41.84%
Macclesfield -7 2 £35,000 -
Knutsford +20 1 £60,000 +66.66%
Daresbury - 1 £42,500 -
Software Engineering
North West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 42 (47.19%) C#
2 41 (46.07%) SQL Server
3 39 (43.82%) .NET
4 37 (41.57%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (40.45%) SQL
6 32 (35.96%) Degree
7 29 (32.58%) JavaScript
8 28 (31.46%) Java
8 28 (31.46%) Microsoft
8 28 (31.46%) Finance
9 24 (26.97%) ASP.NET
10 22 (24.72%) MVC
10 22 (24.72%) TDD
11 21 (23.60%) CSS
12 19 (21.35%) .NET Framework
12 19 (21.35%) Analytical Skills
13 17 (19.10%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (17.98%) WPF
15 15 (16.85%) jQuery
15 15 (16.85%) Amazon AWS
16 14 (15.73%) Microsoft Azure
16 14 (15.73%) C++
16 14 (15.73%) HTML
17 13 (14.61%) Oracle
17 13 (14.61%) MS Excel
17 13 (14.61%) Scrum
17 13 (14.61%) Team Foundation Server
17 13 (14.61%) JSON
17 13 (14.61%) Computer Science
17 13 (14.61%) Line Management

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 9 (10.11%) CMS
2 6 (6.74%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (5.62%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.25%) nginx
5 1 (1.12%) Apache
5 1 (1.12%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (1.12%) Confluence
5 1 (1.12%) IIS
5 1 (1.12%) JBoss
5 1 (1.12%) Mule
5 1 (1.12%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (14.61%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (16.85%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (15.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (8.99%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (8.99%) IaaS
3 8 (8.99%) PaaS
4 2 (2.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.12%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.12%) SSL
1 1 (1.12%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (46.07%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (8.99%) DB2
3 8 (8.99%) MySQL
3 8 (8.99%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (6.74%) MongoDB
4 6 (6.74%) Relational Database
4 6 (6.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (4.49%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.37%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.12%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.12%) Hazelcast
8 1 (1.12%) JasperReports
8 1 (1.12%) MS Access
8 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (14.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (11.24%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.74%) Maven
3 6 (6.74%) Octopus Deploy
3 6 (6.74%) Visual Studio
4 5 (5.62%) Jenkins
5 4 (4.49%) Ant
5 4 (4.49%) JUnit
6 3 (3.37%) Eclipse
6 3 (3.37%) Gradle
6 3 (3.37%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (3.37%) SpecFlow
6 3 (3.37%) Subversion
7 2 (2.25%) JIRA
7 2 (2.25%) NUnit
7 2 (2.25%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (2.25%) Protractor
8 1 (1.12%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.12%) Selenium
8 1 (1.12%) TestComplete
General
1 28 (31.46%) Finance
2 8 (8.99%) Publishing
3 7 (7.87%) Advertising
4 4 (4.49%) Electronics
5 2 (2.25%) Games
6 1 (1.12%) Automotive
6 1 (1.12%) Banking
6 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.12%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (50.56%) Software Engineer
2 31 (34.83%) Developer
3 17 (19.10%) Senior Software Engineer
4 12 (13.48%) .NET Software Engineer
4 12 (13.48%) Senior Developer
5 11 (12.36%) .NET Developer
5 11 (12.36%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 11 (12.36%) Java Developer
5 11 (12.36%) Java Engineer
5 11 (12.36%) Java Software Engineer
5 11 (12.36%) Software Developer
6 10 (11.24%) Architect
6 10 (11.24%) Junior
6 10 (11.24%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (10.11%) Junior Software Engineer
7 9 (10.11%) Senior .NET Developer
8 8 (8.99%) .NET Software Developer
8 8 (8.99%) Development Manager
8 8 (8.99%) Senior .NET Software Developer
8 8 (8.99%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (43.82%) .NET
2 24 (26.97%) ASP.NET
3 21 (23.60%) CSS
4 19 (21.35%) .NET Framework
5 16 (17.98%) WPF
6 15 (16.85%) jQuery
7 14 (15.73%) HTML
8 13 (14.61%) AngularJS
8 13 (14.61%) JSON
9 12 (13.48%) Entity Framework
9 12 (13.48%) Web Services
10 11 (12.36%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (12.36%) Spring
11 10 (11.24%) XML
12 9 (10.11%) JPA
12 9 (10.11%) SOAP
12 9 (10.11%) WCF
13 8 (8.99%) ASP.NET Web API
14 7 (7.87%) CSS3
14 7 (7.87%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.35%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (14.61%) Computer Science
3 9 (10.11%) Algorithms
4 8 (8.99%) CMDB
4 8 (8.99%) Data Centre
4 8 (8.99%) Management Information System
5 6 (6.74%) Embedded Systems
5 6 (6.74%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.37%) Data Structures
6 3 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.25%) Fintech
7 2 (2.25%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.25%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.25%) Physics
7 2 (2.25%) Robotics
7 2 (2.25%) User Experience
8 1 (1.12%) Animation
8 1 (1.12%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.36%) Windows
2 6 (6.74%) Linux
3 3 (3.37%) Windows CE
4 2 (2.25%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (2.25%) Unix
5 1 (1.12%) Android
5 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.12%) CentOS
5 1 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (41.57%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (24.72%) MVC
2 22 (24.72%) TDD
3 17 (19.10%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (14.61%) Line Management
4 13 (14.61%) Scrum
5 10 (11.24%) BDD
6 9 (10.11%) Presales
6 9 (10.11%) TOGAF
6 9 (10.11%) Zachman Framework
7 8 (8.99%) Business Development
7 8 (8.99%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (8.99%) Customer Engagement
7 8 (8.99%) IT Governance
7 8 (8.99%) Project Management
7 8 (8.99%) Requirements Analysis
7 8 (8.99%) Service Delivery
7 8 (8.99%) Service Management
7 8 (8.99%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (8.99%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 42 (47.19%) C#
2 36 (40.45%) SQL
3 29 (32.58%) JavaScript
4 28 (31.46%) Java
5 14 (15.73%) C++
6 6 (6.74%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.49%) C
8 3 (3.37%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.37%) VC++
9 2 (2.25%) Embedded C
9 2 (2.25%) ES6
9 2 (2.25%) Python
9 2 (2.25%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.25%) VB
10 1 (1.12%) ANSI C
10 1 (1.12%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.12%) PHP
10 1 (1.12%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.12%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (35.96%) Degree
2 8 (8.99%) HND
2 8 (8.99%) ISEB
2 8 (8.99%) PMI Certification
2 8 (8.99%) PMP
3 3 (3.37%) HNC
4 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.37%) QA
3 1 (1.12%) ISO13485
System Software
1 8 (8.99%) Virtual Machines
1 8 (8.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.62%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (8.99%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.12%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 28 (31.46%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.61%) Oracle
3 8 (8.99%) BMC
3 8 (8.99%) CheckPoint
3 8 (8.99%) Cisco
3 8 (8.99%) Citrix
3 8 (8.99%) EMC
3 8 (8.99%) HP
3 8 (8.99%) IBM
3 8 (8.99%) Juniper
3 8 (8.99%) NetApp
3 8 (8.99%) VMware
4 3 (3.37%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.12%) Apple
5 1 (1.12%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.12%) webMethods
5 1 (1.12%) WSO2
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