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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 79 23 47
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +24
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 41 135 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.33% 7.74% 5.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.72% 9.63% 6.23%
Number of salaries quoted 30 104 88
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £46,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
1505 1402 1525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.66% 80.34% 81.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1152 1037 1167
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +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 31 March 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 31 March 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 -34 10 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Runcorn +4 7 £35,000 +6.06%
Crewe -3 5 £32,500 +35.41% 2
Chester 0 4 £50,000 +40.35% 1
Wilmslow -6 4 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Knutsford -8 3 £32,500 -35.00% 1
Software Engineering
North West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 45 (52.33%) SQL
1 45 (52.33%) .NET
2 41 (47.67%) C#
3 39 (45.35%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (36.05%) Degree
5 30 (34.88%) JavaScript
6 29 (33.72%) ASP.NET
7 28 (32.56%) Windows
8 24 (27.91%) C++
8 24 (27.91%) HTML
9 23 (26.74%) Java
10 21 (24.42%) .NET Framework
11 20 (23.26%) OO
12 19 (22.09%) MVC
13 18 (20.93%) Web Services
13 18 (20.93%) SQL Server
14 17 (19.77%) Microsoft
15 16 (18.60%) Finance
15 16 (18.60%) CSS
15 16 (18.60%) C
15 16 (18.60%) TDD
16 15 (17.44%) Unit Testing
17 14 (16.28%) Scrum
18 13 (15.12%) XML
18 13 (15.12%) Linux
18 13 (15.12%) ASP.NET MVC
19 12 (13.95%) jQuery
20 11 (12.79%) Visual Studio
21 10 (11.63%) Oracle
21 10 (11.63%) Computer Science

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 5 (5.81%) IIS
2 3 (3.49%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.33%) CMS
3 2 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.16%) SAS
4 1 (1.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (5.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.33%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.16%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.30%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.49%) Intranet
3 2 (2.33%) Wireless
4 1 (1.16%) Internet
4 1 (1.16%) DNS
4 1 (1.16%) ATM
4 1 (1.16%) LAN
4 1 (1.16%) SMS
4 1 (1.16%) WAN
4 1 (1.16%) SMTP
4 1 (1.16%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.93%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.47%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (9.30%) MySQL
3 8 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (5.81%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.49%) QlikView
5 3 (3.49%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.33%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.16%) DB2
7 1 (1.16%) MS Access
7 1 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (12.79%) Visual Studio
2 6 (6.98%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.65%) Synon
3 4 (4.65%) JUnit
4 3 (3.49%) Subversion
4 3 (3.49%) Moq
5 1 (1.16%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.16%) JMeter
5 1 (1.16%) CruiseControl
5 1 (1.16%) JIRA
5 1 (1.16%) Selenium
5 1 (1.16%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.16%) Ant
5 1 (1.16%) Eclipse
General
1 16 (18.60%) Finance
2 6 (6.98%) Retail
3 5 (5.81%) Billing
3 5 (5.81%) Electronics
4 3 (3.49%) Games
4 3 (3.49%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.16%) Banking
5 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 45 (52.33%) Developer
2 35 (40.70%) Software Engineer
3 13 (15.12%) Software Developer
4 11 (12.79%) .NET Developer
5 7 (8.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 6 (6.98%) C++ Software Engineer
6 6 (6.98%) Programmer
6 6 (6.98%) Software Manager
7 5 (5.81%) .NET Software Engineer
7 5 (5.81%) C# Software Engineer
7 5 (5.81%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.81%) Graduate
8 4 (4.65%) Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) Software Development Manager
8 4 (4.65%) Java Developer
8 4 (4.65%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.65%) Development Manager
8 4 (4.65%) Embedded C Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) C Software Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Embedded C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (52.33%) .NET
2 29 (33.72%) ASP.NET
3 24 (27.91%) HTML
4 21 (24.42%) .NET Framework
5 18 (20.93%) Web Services
6 16 (18.60%) CSS
7 13 (15.12%) XML
7 13 (15.12%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (13.95%) jQuery
9 8 (9.30%) WinForms
10 7 (8.14%) HTML5
11 6 (6.98%) Ajax
12 5 (5.81%) JSON
12 5 (5.81%) WPF
12 5 (5.81%) Silverlight
12 5 (5.81%) DHTML
12 5 (5.81%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 4 (4.65%) CSS3
13 4 (4.65%) Swing
13 4 (4.65%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.63%) Computer Science
2 9 (10.47%) Mobile App
3 7 (8.14%) User Experience
3 7 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.65%) Life Science
5 4 (4.65%) iSeries
5 4 (4.65%) N-Tier
5 4 (4.65%) AS400
6 3 (3.49%) STB
6 3 (3.49%) Machine to Machine
6 3 (3.49%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.33%) CAN bus
7 2 (2.33%) Statistics
8 1 (1.16%) SCADA
8 1 (1.16%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.16%) Physics
8 1 (1.16%) Psychology
8 1 (1.16%) Economics
8 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (32.56%) Windows
2 13 (15.12%) Linux
3 8 (9.30%) Windows Mobile
3 8 (9.30%) Android
4 7 (8.14%) Apple iOS
5 5 (5.81%) Windows CE
6 1 (1.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (45.35%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (23.26%) OO
3 19 (22.09%) MVC
4 16 (18.60%) TDD
5 15 (17.44%) Unit Testing
6 14 (16.28%) Scrum
7 8 (9.30%) UML
7 8 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (8.14%) Waterfall
8 7 (8.14%) Mobile Application Development
8 7 (8.14%) Web Development
9 6 (6.98%) Mobile Development
10 5 (5.81%) Line Management
10 5 (5.81%) BDD
10 5 (5.81%) Test Automation
10 5 (5.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (5.81%) OOD
11 4 (4.65%) OOP
11 4 (4.65%) Pair Programming
11 4 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 45 (52.33%) SQL
2 41 (47.67%) C#
3 30 (34.88%) JavaScript
4 24 (27.91%) C++
5 23 (26.74%) Java
6 16 (18.60%) C
7 7 (8.14%) T-SQL
8 6 (6.98%) VB
8 6 (6.98%) Embedded C
8 6 (6.98%) Embedded C++
9 5 (5.81%) Assembly Language
9 5 (5.81%) VB.NET
10 4 (4.65%) Python
10 4 (4.65%) RPG
10 4 (4.65%) RPG/400
11 3 (3.49%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.16%) VBScript
12 1 (1.16%) Perl
12 1 (1.16%) PHP
Qualifications
1 31 (36.05%) Degree
2 4 (4.65%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.65%) HNC
2 4 (4.65%) HND
3 1 (1.16%) ISEB
3 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.16%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.16%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.65%) ISO 9001
1 4 (4.65%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.33%) Terminal Server
2 1 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 17 (19.77%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.63%) Oracle
3 4 (4.65%) BT
4 3 (3.49%) VMware
5 2 (2.33%) Citrix
6 1 (1.16%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.16%) SAP
6 1 (1.16%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.16%) OpenText
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Salary: £18-35K
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: 40,000 + 8% pension
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
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Cheshire
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
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Cheshire
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
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Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
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Salary: From £21,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire, Manchester (SK9)
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Salary: £15,000 - £40,000 per year
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
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