The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Chester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 44 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.37% 0.97% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 1.03% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
Job Titles Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
258 390 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 95.91% 94.66% 99.44%
Number of salaries quoted 193 227 134
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £42,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Senior Software Engineer
Cheshire

Senior Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in the job title across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer across the Chester region.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Trend in Chester

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Chester region that cited Senior Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Senior Software Engineer in their job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (90.91%) SQL
3 9 (81.82%) C#
4 8 (72.73%) .NET
5 7 (63.64%) VB.NET
6 5 (45.45%) C++
6 5 (45.45%) Windows
6 5 (45.45%) Finance
7 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
7 4 (36.36%) NHibernate
7 4 (36.36%) WCF
7 4 (36.36%) WPF
7 4 (36.36%) Software Architecture
8 3 (27.27%) Degree
8 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
8 3 (27.27%) VB
8 3 (27.27%) OOP
8 3 (27.27%) OO
8 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
8 3 (27.27%) CRM
8 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
9 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
9 2 (18.18%) N-Tier
9 2 (18.18%) HTTP
9 2 (18.18%) WSDL
9 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
9 2 (18.18%) JAX-RPC
9 2 (18.18%) J2EE
9 2 (18.18%) HTML

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Chester region that cited Senior Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Senior Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
3 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
4 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) NHibernate
2 4 (36.36%) WCF
2 4 (36.36%) WPF
3 2 (18.18%) WSDL
3 2 (18.18%) JAX-RPC
3 2 (18.18%) J2EE
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) CSS
3 2 (18.18%) JDBC
3 2 (18.18%) SOAP
3 2 (18.18%) Web Services
3 2 (18.18%) XML
3 2 (18.18%) XSL
4 1 (9.09%) RESTful
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 1 (9.09%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) N-Tier
1 2 (18.18%) Online Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
2 1 (9.09%) GPGPU
2 1 (9.09%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) CUDA
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (36.36%) Software Architecture
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) OOP
3 3 (27.27%) OO
3 3 (27.27%) CRM
4 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 2 (18.18%) Web Application Development
4 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
5 1 (9.09%) QMS
5 1 (9.09%) Image Processing
5 1 (9.09%) 3D Visualisation
5 1 (9.09%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) Pair Programming
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) Quality Management
5 1 (9.09%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 9 (81.82%) C#
3 7 (63.64%) VB.NET
4 5 (45.45%) C++
5 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
5 3 (27.27%) VB
6 2 (18.18%) Java
7 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree