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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 61 24 38
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +14
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 70 120 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.59% 7.56% 5.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.30% 9.17% 6.70%
Number of salaries quoted 65 106 77
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £48,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
1628 1309 1627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.44% 82.48% 77.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1315 1053 1381
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £68,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 -31 16 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Macclesfield -15 11 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Knutsford +1 10 £40,000 -23.80% 2
Nantwich - 9 £30,000 -
Wilmslow - 6 £42,500 - 2
Chester -15 5 £35,000 -27.83% 3
Crewe -19 4 £28,250 -29.37% 1
Runcorn - 3 £35,000 - 2
Software Engineering
North West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 94 (56.97%) C#
2 87 (52.73%) SQL
3 86 (52.12%) .NET
4 62 (37.58%) Agile Software Development
5 60 (36.36%) HTML
6 51 (30.91%) Microsoft
7 49 (29.70%) JavaScript
7 49 (29.70%) CSS
8 48 (29.09%) SQL Server
9 46 (27.88%) ASP.NET
10 41 (24.85%) Web Services
11 36 (21.82%) Visual Studio
12 34 (20.61%) C++
13 33 (20.00%) MS Excel
14 32 (19.39%) TDD
15 31 (18.79%) Degree
16 29 (17.58%) .NET Framework
16 29 (17.58%) jQuery
16 29 (17.58%) Finance
17 27 (16.36%) Java
18 26 (15.76%) QA
19 25 (15.15%) T-SQL
20 24 (14.55%) JSON
21 23 (13.94%) XML
22 22 (13.33%) HTML5
23 21 (12.73%) WPF
24 20 (12.12%) Python
25 19 (11.52%) WCF
25 19 (11.52%) LINQ
26 18 (10.91%) Computer Science

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 16 (9.70%) IIS
2 14 (8.48%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.85%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.03%) Oracle Spatial
5 3 (1.82%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (1.82%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (1.21%) SAS
7 1 (0.61%) CICS
Applications
1 33 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (3.03%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.21%) SAP MDM
2 2 (1.21%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.82%) ATM
1 3 (1.82%) HTTP
2 2 (1.21%) Intranet
2 2 (1.21%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.61%) Internet
3 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (29.09%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.88%) Relational Database
3 10 (6.06%) MySQL
4 5 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.82%) Informix
5 3 (1.82%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.21%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.21%) PowerCenter
6 2 (1.21%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.21%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.21%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.21%) Spotfire
6 2 (1.21%) QlikView
6 2 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.21%) Big Data
6 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 36 (21.82%) Visual Studio
2 16 (9.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (5.45%) Bower
3 9 (5.45%) Git (software)
4 6 (3.64%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (1.82%) Introscope
5 3 (1.82%) JIRA
5 3 (1.82%) JUnit
5 3 (1.82%) Selenium
5 3 (1.82%) Mockito
5 3 (1.82%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.82%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.21%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.61%) JMeter
7 1 (0.61%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.61%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.61%) LoadRunner
General
1 29 (17.58%) Finance
2 7 (4.24%) Automotive
3 5 (3.03%) Legal
3 5 (3.03%) Retail
4 4 (2.42%) Electronics
5 3 (1.82%) Banking
6 2 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.21%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.61%) Games
7 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 127 (76.97%) Developer
2 52 (31.52%) Software Engineer
3 50 (30.30%) C# Developer
4 32 (19.39%) .NET Developer
4 32 (19.39%) C# .NET Developer
5 27 (16.36%) C# Software Engineer
6 26 (15.76%) Analyst
7 23 (13.94%) Programmer
8 20 (12.12%) C# Programmer
9 19 (11.52%) Analyst Programmer
9 19 (11.52%) Software Developer
9 19 (11.52%) Developer Analyst
9 19 (11.52%) C# Analyst Programmer
10 15 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 15 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
11 14 (8.48%) .NET Software Engineer
12 13 (7.88%) .NET Programmer
12 13 (7.88%) Senior Developer
13 12 (7.27%) Java Developer
14 11 (6.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (52.12%) .NET
2 60 (36.36%) HTML
3 49 (29.70%) CSS
4 46 (27.88%) ASP.NET
5 41 (24.85%) Web Services
6 29 (17.58%) .NET Framework
6 29 (17.58%) jQuery
7 24 (14.55%) JSON
8 23 (13.94%) XML
9 22 (13.33%) HTML5
10 21 (12.73%) WPF
11 19 (11.52%) LINQ
11 19 (11.52%) WCF
12 17 (10.30%) SOAP
13 14 (8.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 13 (7.88%) Java EE
15 12 (7.27%) Spring
15 12 (7.27%) RESTful
16 11 (6.67%) Hibernate
17 10 (6.06%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.91%) Computer Science
2 12 (7.27%) User Experience
3 11 (6.67%) Open Source
4 9 (5.45%) Client/Server
4 9 (5.45%) N-Tier
5 5 (3.03%) GIS
5 5 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.21%) Life Science
6 2 (1.21%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.21%) Online Banking
6 2 (1.21%) Taxonomies
6 2 (1.21%) Informatics
7 1 (0.61%) SCADA
7 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.61%) Firmware
7 1 (0.61%) DTV
7 1 (0.61%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.61%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.91%) Windows
2 13 (7.88%) UNIX
3 8 (4.85%) Android
3 8 (4.85%) Apple iOS
4 7 (4.24%) Linux
5 2 (1.21%) Solaris
5 2 (1.21%) Windows Phone 8
5 2 (1.21%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.61%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (37.58%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (19.39%) TDD
3 14 (8.48%) Unit Testing
4 12 (7.27%) Integration Testing
4 12 (7.27%) User Stories
4 12 (7.27%) Mentoring
4 12 (7.27%) OO
5 11 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (6.06%) MVC
7 9 (5.45%) Scrum
7 9 (5.45%) UML
7 9 (5.45%) SOA
8 8 (4.85%) MVVM
9 7 (4.24%) Data Modelling
9 7 (4.24%) Project Management
9 7 (4.24%) Business Analysis
10 6 (3.64%) Requirements Analysis
11 5 (3.03%) OOP
11 5 (3.03%) PRINCE2
12 4 (2.42%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 94 (56.97%) C#
2 87 (52.73%) SQL
3 49 (29.70%) JavaScript
4 34 (20.61%) C++
5 27 (16.36%) Java
6 25 (15.15%) T-SQL
7 20 (12.12%) Python
8 10 (6.06%) C
9 8 (4.85%) PL/SQL
9 8 (4.85%) VB.NET
10 7 (4.24%) Ada
11 3 (1.82%) VB
12 2 (1.21%) Perl
12 2 (1.21%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.21%) VB6
13 1 (0.61%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.61%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 31 (18.79%) Degree
2 9 (5.45%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.24%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.61%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.61%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (15.76%) QA
2 2 (1.21%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 51 (30.91%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.09%) Oracle
3 9 (5.45%) Google
4 5 (3.03%) IBM
5 4 (2.42%) Open Text
6 3 (1.82%) Perforce
6 3 (1.82%) SAP
6 3 (1.82%) Compuware
6 3 (1.82%) HP
7 2 (1.21%) Hyperion
7 2 (1.21%) Informatica
7 2 (1.21%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.21%) Telerik
7 2 (1.21%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.61%) Logi Analytics
8 1 (0.61%) Tableau
8 1 (0.61%) VMware
8 1 (0.61%) Cognos
Crewe, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Flexi-time
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £24000 - £38000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum + excellent range of benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £23000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + package/pension/bonus/health
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Manchester, North West
Mobica Limited
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 Dependent on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Macclesfield
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Runcorn
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + pension, bonus, healthcare
Posted: 18 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago