The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Chester region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 29 43 40
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 2 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.54% 2.08% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 2.19% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 4
Median salary - £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +35.71%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Software Engineer
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
127 274 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 97.69% 94.81% 89.84%
Number of salaries quoted 107 206 166
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of job ads across the Chester region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Chester

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Chester region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) Dependency Injection
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) VC++
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) C++

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
1 2 (66.67%) RESTful
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Dependency Injection
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) VC++
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory