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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 41 67 37
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -30
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 50 48 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.78% 2.96% 5.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.85% 3.29% 6.65%
Number of salaries quoted 34 36 83
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £33,900 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
855 1458 1473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.66% 89.94% 84.27%
Number of salaries quoted 726 1126 1100
Median salary £38,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 31 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 31 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 +26 26 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Chester -11 6 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Knutsford +10 3 £60,000 +26.31% 1
Runcorn -5 3 £19,000 -56.57%
Wilmslow -1 2 £42,500 +28.78%
Daresbury - 1 £38,500 -
Software Engineering
North West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 48 (46.60%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (45.63%) Degree
3 40 (38.83%) C#
4 37 (35.92%) Java
5 31 (30.10%) SQL Server
6 30 (29.13%) Finance
7 29 (28.16%) Microsoft
7 29 (28.16%) Windows
8 28 (27.18%) SQL
8 28 (27.18%) .NET
8 28 (27.18%) Analytical Skills
9 25 (24.27%) C++
10 24 (23.30%) Linux
10 24 (23.30%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (22.33%) HND
12 22 (21.36%) Scrum
13 21 (20.39%) Test Automation
14 19 (18.45%) OO
14 19 (18.45%) MS Excel
14 19 (18.45%) C
15 17 (16.50%) JavaScript
15 17 (16.50%) Pair Programming
16 16 (15.53%) Electronics
16 16 (15.53%) Embedded C
17 15 (14.56%) Windows CE
17 15 (14.56%) UML
17 15 (14.56%) Embedded Linux
17 15 (14.56%) Embedded Systems
18 14 (13.59%) Embedded Software Development
18 14 (13.59%) OOD

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 5 (4.85%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.88%) CMS
2 4 (3.88%) Node.js
3 2 (1.94%) Apache
3 2 (1.94%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.94%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.94%) WordPress
4 1 (0.97%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (0.97%) IIS
4 1 (0.97%) JBoss
4 1 (0.97%) Mule
4 1 (0.97%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (18.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.97%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.97%) MS Project
2 1 (0.97%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.74%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.77%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (7.77%) IaaS
2 8 (7.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.77%) PaaS
3 1 (0.97%) GitHub
3 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.97%) Ethernet
1 1 (0.97%) SSL
1 1 (0.97%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (30.10%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.68%) MySQL
3 8 (7.77%) DB2
4 5 (4.85%) MongoDB
4 5 (4.85%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.88%) Big Data
5 4 (3.88%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.88%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.91%) MS Access
7 2 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.97%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.97%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.97%) JasperReports
8 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 14 (13.59%) Visual Studio
2 9 (8.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (5.83%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.83%) Maven
4 5 (4.85%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.85%) SpecFlow
5 4 (3.88%) Ant
5 4 (3.88%) Cucumber
5 4 (3.88%) Eclipse
5 4 (3.88%) JIRA
5 4 (3.88%) JUnit
5 4 (3.88%) Selenium
6 3 (2.91%) Jasmine
6 3 (2.91%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (2.91%) Mockito
7 2 (1.94%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (1.94%) Subversion
7 2 (1.94%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.94%) TestComplete
8 1 (0.97%) WebDriver
General
1 30 (29.13%) Finance
2 16 (15.53%) Electronics
3 8 (7.77%) Publishing
4 6 (5.83%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.88%) Banking
6 3 (2.91%) Advertising
6 3 (2.91%) Games
7 1 (0.97%) Marketing
7 1 (0.97%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (41.75%) Software Engineer
2 34 (33.01%) Developer
3 21 (20.39%) Java Developer
4 16 (15.53%) C++ Software Engineer
5 13 (12.62%) C Software Engineer
5 13 (12.62%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 11 (10.68%) Development Manager
7 10 (9.71%) Architect
7 10 (9.71%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (8.74%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 9 (8.74%) Senior Software Engineer
8 9 (8.74%) Software Development Manager
8 9 (8.74%) Software Manager
9 8 (7.77%) Java Engineer
9 8 (7.77%) Java Software Engineer
10 7 (6.80%) Java Software Developer
10 7 (6.80%) Senior Developer
11 5 (4.85%) C# Developer
12 4 (3.88%) Programmer
12 4 (3.88%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (27.18%) .NET
2 14 (13.59%) CSS
2 14 (13.59%) HTML
3 12 (11.65%) jQuery
4 11 (10.68%) ASP.NET
5 10 (9.71%) Spring
6 9 (8.74%) AngularJS
6 9 (8.74%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (8.74%) JSON
7 8 (7.77%) CSS3
7 8 (7.77%) HTML5
8 7 (6.80%) .NET Framework
8 7 (6.80%) Hibernate
8 7 (6.80%) JSP
8 7 (6.80%) WPF
8 7 (6.80%) XML
9 6 (5.83%) SOAP
9 6 (5.83%) WCF
9 6 (5.83%) Web Services
10 5 (4.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 28 (27.18%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (14.56%) Embedded Systems
3 13 (12.62%) Computer Science
4 10 (9.71%) Management Information System
5 8 (7.77%) CMDB
5 8 (7.77%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.88%) Artificial Intelligence
6 4 (3.88%) Ontologies
7 3 (2.91%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.94%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.94%) Fintech
8 2 (1.94%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.97%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.97%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 29 (28.16%) Windows
2 24 (23.30%) Linux
3 15 (14.56%) Embedded Linux
3 15 (14.56%) Windows CE
4 1 (0.97%) Android
4 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.97%) CentOS
4 1 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.97%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.97%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (46.60%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (23.30%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (21.36%) Scrum
4 21 (20.39%) Test Automation
5 19 (18.45%) OO
6 17 (16.50%) Pair Programming
7 15 (14.56%) UML
8 14 (13.59%) Embedded Software Development
8 14 (13.59%) OOD
9 13 (12.62%) MVC
9 13 (12.62%) Root Cause Analysis
10 12 (11.65%) Business Development
11 10 (9.71%) Line Management
11 10 (9.71%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (9.71%) TDD
12 9 (8.74%) Presales
12 9 (8.74%) PRINCE2
12 9 (8.74%) Project Management
12 9 (8.74%) TOGAF
12 9 (8.74%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 40 (38.83%) C#
2 37 (35.92%) Java
3 28 (27.18%) SQL
4 25 (24.27%) C++
5 19 (18.45%) C
6 17 (16.50%) JavaScript
7 16 (15.53%) Embedded C
8 6 (5.83%) VC++
9 5 (4.85%) PHP
10 4 (3.88%) PowerShell
10 4 (3.88%) Scala
11 3 (2.91%) PL/SQL
11 3 (2.91%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.91%) VBA
12 2 (1.94%) ES6
13 1 (0.97%) ANSI C
13 1 (0.97%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.97%) Delphi
13 1 (0.97%) Python
13 1 (0.97%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 47 (45.63%) Degree
2 23 (22.33%) HND
3 14 (13.59%) HNC
4 9 (8.74%) PMI Certification
5 8 (7.77%) ISEB
5 8 (7.77%) PMP
6 4 (3.88%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.62%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.91%) QA
3 1 (0.97%) ISO13485
System Software
1 8 (7.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (6.80%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.94%) Docker
4 1 (0.97%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (7.77%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 29 (28.16%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.62%) IBM
3 12 (11.65%) Oracle
4 8 (7.77%) BMC
4 8 (7.77%) CheckPoint
4 8 (7.77%) Cisco
4 8 (7.77%) Citrix
4 8 (7.77%) EMC
4 8 (7.77%) HP
4 8 (7.77%) Juniper
4 8 (7.77%) NetApp
4 8 (7.77%) VMware
5 2 (1.94%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.97%) Apple
6 1 (0.97%) webMethods
6 1 (0.97%) WSO2
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Searchability
Salary: £25000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: competitive
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