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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 49 71 16
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -55
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 56 48 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.21% 2.64% 10.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.07% 3.02% 12.52%
Number of salaries quoted 52 38 130
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £31,150
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,150 £50,500
UK excluding London average 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
1104 1591 1302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.01% 87.47% 82.98%
Number of salaries quoted 967 1312 983
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 +24 25 £35,000 -14.63% 8
Chester +11 16 £40,000 +60.00% 6
Knutsford +3 4 £36,250 +11.53%
Crewe +6 2 £30,500 -6.15% 1
Ellesmere Port +3 2 £43,750 +34.61% 2
Daresbury - 1 £32,500 -
Software Engineering
North West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 69 (56.10%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (47.97%) C#
3 41 (33.33%) Windows
4 39 (31.71%) .NET
4 39 (31.71%) Degree
5 36 (29.27%) SQL
6 35 (28.46%) Java
7 33 (26.83%) Scrum
8 31 (25.20%) C++
9 26 (21.14%) JavaScript
10 25 (20.33%) OO
11 23 (18.70%) MVC
11 23 (18.70%) HTML
12 22 (17.89%) C
12 22 (17.89%) Continuous Integration
13 21 (17.07%) SQL Server
13 21 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
14 20 (16.26%) Finance
14 20 (16.26%) Spring
15 19 (15.45%) jQuery
15 19 (15.45%) Linux
15 19 (15.45%) AngularJS
16 18 (14.63%) Microsoft
16 18 (14.63%) Pair Programming
17 17 (13.82%) Hibernate
18 16 (13.01%) HND
18 16 (13.01%) VB.NET
18 16 (13.01%) ASP.NET
18 16 (13.01%) TDD
19 15 (12.20%) Test Automation

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 9 (7.32%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.44%) WordPress
3 2 (1.63%) IIS
3 2 (1.63%) Node.js
3 2 (1.63%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.81%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.81%) MS Project
2 1 (0.81%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.63%) Internet
1 2 (1.63%) LAN
1 2 (1.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (6.50%) Big Data
4 7 (5.69%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.25%) MySQL
5 4 (3.25%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.63%) MS Access
6 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (11.38%) Visual Studio
2 10 (8.13%) JUnit
3 9 (7.32%) Git (software)
4 8 (6.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (5.69%) Jenkins
6 6 (4.88%) JIRA
6 6 (4.88%) Maven
6 6 (4.88%) Selenium
7 5 (4.07%) Ant
7 5 (4.07%) Cucumber
7 5 (4.07%) Jasmine
7 5 (4.07%) Mockito
8 4 (3.25%) Eclipse
8 4 (3.25%) Karma Test Runner
9 3 (2.44%) Subversion
10 2 (1.63%) SpecFlow
10 2 (1.63%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.81%) FishEye
11 1 (0.81%) TestComplete
11 1 (0.81%) Vagrant
General
1 20 (16.26%) Finance
2 13 (10.57%) Electronics
3 10 (8.13%) Banking
4 9 (7.32%) Manufacturing
5 7 (5.69%) Corporate Banking
6 5 (4.07%) Retail
7 4 (3.25%) Aerospace
7 4 (3.25%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (2.44%) Games
9 2 (1.63%) Online Betting
10 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 56 (45.53%) Software Engineer
2 54 (43.90%) Developer
3 24 (19.51%) Java Developer
4 19 (15.45%) C# Developer
5 18 (14.63%) .NET Developer
5 18 (14.63%) C++ Software Engineer
6 15 (12.20%) C# .NET Developer
7 13 (10.57%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 13 (10.57%) Java Engineer
7 13 (10.57%) Java Software Engineer
8 12 (9.76%) C Software Engineer
8 12 (9.76%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 11 (8.94%) Senior Software Engineer
9 11 (8.94%) VB.NET Developer
10 10 (8.13%) C# VB.NET Developer
10 10 (8.13%) Senior Developer
11 9 (7.32%) C# Software Engineer
11 9 (7.32%) Java Software Developer
11 9 (7.32%) Software Developer
12 8 (6.50%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (31.71%) .NET
2 23 (18.70%) HTML
3 20 (16.26%) Spring
4 19 (15.45%) AngularJS
4 19 (15.45%) jQuery
5 17 (13.82%) Hibernate
6 16 (13.01%) ASP.NET
7 15 (12.20%) CSS
7 15 (12.20%) WinForms
8 13 (10.57%) WCF
9 11 (8.94%) JSON
9 11 (8.94%) WPF
10 10 (8.13%) J2EE
10 10 (8.13%) JSP
10 10 (8.13%) RESTful
11 9 (7.32%) JDBC
11 9 (7.32%) REST
11 9 (7.32%) XML
12 8 (6.50%) SOAP
12 8 (6.50%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.57%) Computer Science
3 11 (8.94%) Embedded Systems
4 8 (6.50%) Artificial Intelligence
5 7 (5.69%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (4.07%) N-Tier
7 4 (3.25%) Algorithms
7 4 (3.25%) Data Structures
7 4 (3.25%) Life Science
7 4 (3.25%) Mathematics
7 4 (3.25%) NHS
7 4 (3.25%) Ontologies
7 4 (3.25%) Physics
7 4 (3.25%) Statistics
8 3 (2.44%) User Experience
9 2 (1.63%) Fintech
9 2 (1.63%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.63%) Social Media
9 2 (1.63%) VHDL
10 1 (0.81%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 41 (33.33%) Windows
2 19 (15.45%) Linux
3 13 (10.57%) Embedded Linux
3 13 (10.57%) Windows CE
4 3 (2.44%) Unix
5 2 (1.63%) Android
5 2 (1.63%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (56.10%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (26.83%) Scrum
3 25 (20.33%) OO
4 23 (18.70%) MVC
5 22 (17.89%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (14.63%) Pair Programming
7 16 (13.01%) TDD
8 15 (12.20%) Test Automation
9 14 (11.38%) OOD
9 14 (11.38%) Root Cause Analysis
9 14 (11.38%) UML
10 13 (10.57%) SDLC
11 12 (9.76%) Embedded Software Development
12 11 (8.94%) Mentoring
13 9 (7.32%) Unit Testing
14 7 (5.69%) MVVM
15 6 (4.88%) Extreme Programming
16 5 (4.07%) Issue Tracking
16 5 (4.07%) Open Source
17 4 (3.25%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 59 (47.97%) C#
2 36 (29.27%) SQL
3 35 (28.46%) Java
4 31 (25.20%) C++
5 26 (21.14%) JavaScript
6 22 (17.89%) C
7 16 (13.01%) VB.NET
8 15 (12.20%) Embedded C
9 6 (4.88%) PowerShell
9 6 (4.88%) T-SQL
10 5 (4.07%) PHP
10 5 (4.07%) PL/SQL
11 4 (3.25%) Scala
12 2 (1.63%) Python
12 2 (1.63%) VBA
12 2 (1.63%) VBScript
12 2 (1.63%) VC++
13 1 (0.81%) Delphi
13 1 (0.81%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.81%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (31.71%) Degree
2 16 (13.01%) HND
3 11 (8.94%) HNC
4 4 (3.25%) PhD
4 4 (3.25%) Postgraduate
5 2 (1.63%) CEH
6 1 (0.81%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.94%) ISO 9001
2 8 (6.50%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.63%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (1.63%) Terminal Server
3 1 (0.81%) Docker
3 1 (0.81%) Firmware
Vendors
1 18 (14.63%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.88%) Oracle
3 5 (4.07%) IBM
4 2 (1.63%) Citrix
4 2 (1.63%) VMware
5 1 (0.81%) Cognizant
5 1 (0.81%) Infragistics
5 1 (0.81%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.81%) Symbian
Warrington, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Sandbach, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £60000 - £66000 per annum + up to 30% Bonus, 10% Pension etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits package!
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlewich
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30 - £45 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Ellesmere Port
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £42000 - £52000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits package!
Posted: 5 days ago
Ellesmere Port
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Mobica Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum plus company benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Mobica Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 10 days ago
Sandbach
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum + Bonus, pension, car allowance
Posted: 18 days ago
Chester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 20 days ago
Warrington
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Crewe
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £46000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago