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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 52 61 68
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +7
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 47 70 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.10% 4.15% 3.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.82% 4.70% 3.96%
Number of salaries quoted 38 61 63
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,550 £22,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,150 £50,000 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,750 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
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
975 1489 1691
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.00% 88.26% 86.54%
Number of salaries quoted 851 1265 1371
Median salary £39,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.87% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +18 18 £34,500 +56.81% 1
Warrington +10 10 £46,250 +35.03%
Chester +7 8 £47,500 +12.42% 3
Macclesfield -12 3 £35,000 -
Wilmslow - 2 £46,250 - 2
Daresbury - 1 £42,500 -
Software Engineering
North West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 49 (56.32%) C#
2 47 (54.02%) .NET
3 37 (42.53%) SQL
4 36 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (40.23%) JavaScript
5 35 (40.23%) SQL Server
6 33 (37.93%) ASP.NET
7 32 (36.78%) Finance
8 31 (35.63%) MVC
9 30 (34.48%) TDD
10 28 (32.18%) Degree
10 28 (32.18%) Java
11 27 (31.03%) CSS
11 27 (31.03%) .NET Framework
12 25 (28.74%) Microsoft
13 20 (22.99%) Entity Framework
14 18 (20.69%) HTML
15 17 (19.54%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (18.39%) WPF
16 16 (18.39%) Team Foundation Server
16 16 (18.39%) Microsoft Azure
16 16 (18.39%) Amazon AWS
17 15 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
17 15 (17.24%) Scrum
18 14 (16.09%) CMS
18 14 (16.09%) C++
18 14 (16.09%) jQuery
18 14 (16.09%) Continuous Integration
19 13 (14.94%) Git (software)
19 13 (14.94%) JSON

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 14 (16.09%) CMS
2 7 (8.05%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (4.60%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.30%) IIS
4 2 (2.30%) nginx
5 1 (1.15%) Confluence
5 1 (1.15%) JBoss
5 1 (1.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (11.49%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (18.39%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (18.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.60%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (4.60%) IaaS
2 4 (4.60%) PaaS
3 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.15%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.15%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (40.23%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.34%) SQL Server 2014
3 8 (9.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (8.05%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (6.90%) Relational Database
6 5 (5.75%) MongoDB
7 4 (4.60%) DB2
7 4 (4.60%) MySQL
8 3 (3.45%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.30%) NoSQL
9 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (1.15%) JasperReports
10 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 16 (18.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (14.94%) Git (software)
3 7 (8.05%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (6.90%) Subversion
5 5 (5.75%) Jenkins
6 4 (4.60%) Visual Studio
7 3 (3.45%) Ant
7 3 (3.45%) Gradle
7 3 (3.45%) JIRA
7 3 (3.45%) Maven
7 3 (3.45%) NUnit
7 3 (3.45%) SpecFlow
8 2 (2.30%) JUnit
8 2 (2.30%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (2.30%) Moq
8 2 (2.30%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (2.30%) Protractor
8 2 (2.30%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (1.15%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.15%) IntelliJ
General
1 32 (36.78%) Finance
2 7 (8.05%) Advertising
3 4 (4.60%) Publishing
4 2 (2.30%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.30%) Avionics
4 2 (2.30%) Banking
4 2 (2.30%) Electronics
4 2 (2.30%) Games
4 2 (2.30%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.15%) Automotive
5 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.15%) Marketing
5 1 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 52 (59.77%) Software Engineer
2 35 (40.23%) Developer
3 19 (21.84%) .NET Software Engineer
4 18 (20.69%) Senior Software Engineer
5 17 (19.54%) .NET Developer
5 17 (19.54%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 15 (17.24%) Software Developer
7 13 (14.94%) .NET Software Developer
7 13 (14.94%) Senior Developer
8 11 (12.64%) C# Software Engineer
8 11 (12.64%) Java Developer
8 11 (12.64%) Java Engineer
8 11 (12.64%) Java Software Engineer
8 11 (12.64%) Senior .NET Developer
9 10 (11.49%) C# Developer
9 10 (11.49%) Junior
9 10 (11.49%) Senior .NET Software Developer
9 10 (11.49%) Senior Software Developer
10 9 (10.34%) Junior Software Engineer
10 9 (10.34%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (54.02%) .NET
2 33 (37.93%) ASP.NET
3 27 (31.03%) .NET Framework
3 27 (31.03%) CSS
4 20 (22.99%) Entity Framework
5 18 (20.69%) HTML
6 16 (18.39%) WPF
7 15 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (16.09%) jQuery
9 13 (14.94%) JSON
9 13 (14.94%) XML
10 12 (13.79%) ASP.NET Web API
10 12 (13.79%) Web Services
11 11 (12.64%) AngularJS
12 10 (11.49%) Spring
12 10 (11.49%) WCF
13 8 (9.20%) JPA
13 8 (9.20%) RESTful
14 6 (6.90%) Node.js
14 6 (6.90%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.54%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (12.64%) Mobile App
3 10 (11.49%) Computer Science
4 8 (9.20%) Algorithms
5 5 (5.75%) Management Information System
6 4 (4.60%) CMDB
6 4 (4.60%) Data Centre
6 4 (4.60%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (4.60%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (3.45%) Data Structures
8 2 (2.30%) Fintech
8 2 (2.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (2.30%) Mathematics
8 2 (2.30%) Physics
8 2 (2.30%) Robotics
8 2 (2.30%) User Experience
9 1 (1.15%) Animation
9 1 (1.15%) FMCG
9 1 (1.15%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.20%) Windows
2 5 (5.75%) Linux
3 4 (4.60%) Android
3 4 (4.60%) Unix
4 2 (2.30%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.15%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (35.63%) MVC
3 30 (34.48%) TDD
4 15 (17.24%) Scrum
5 14 (16.09%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (13.79%) Web Development
7 10 (11.49%) BDD
7 10 (11.49%) Mobile Application Development
8 9 (10.34%) Line Management
9 5 (5.75%) MVVM
9 5 (5.75%) OO
9 5 (5.75%) Presales
9 5 (5.75%) SDLC
9 5 (5.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (5.75%) Test Automation
9 5 (5.75%) TOGAF
9 5 (5.75%) Zachman Framework
10 4 (4.60%) CRM
10 4 (4.60%) PRINCE2
10 4 (4.60%) UML
Programming Languages
1 49 (56.32%) C#
2 37 (42.53%) SQL
3 35 (40.23%) JavaScript
4 28 (32.18%) Java
5 14 (16.09%) C++
6 8 (9.20%) PowerShell
7 5 (5.75%) C
7 5 (5.75%) Python
8 3 (3.45%) Perl
8 3 (3.45%) VB
9 2 (2.30%) ANSI C
9 2 (2.30%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.30%) ES6
9 2 (2.30%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.15%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.15%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.15%) PHP
10 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.15%) VC++
Qualifications
1 28 (32.18%) Degree
2 6 (6.90%) HND
3 4 (4.60%) ISEB
3 4 (4.60%) PMI Certification
3 4 (4.60%) PMP
4 1 (1.15%) HNC
4 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.30%) DO-178B
2 2 (2.30%) QA
3 1 (1.15%) ISO13485
System Software
1 4 (4.60%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (4.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.60%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.15%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 25 (28.74%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.34%) Oracle
3 4 (4.60%) BMC
3 4 (4.60%) CheckPoint
3 4 (4.60%) Cisco
3 4 (4.60%) Citrix
3 4 (4.60%) EMC
3 4 (4.60%) HP
3 4 (4.60%) IBM
3 4 (4.60%) Juniper
3 4 (4.60%) NetApp
3 4 (4.60%) VMware
4 3 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.15%) Apple
5 1 (1.15%) Cognizant
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