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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 34 34 36
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 1 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.56% 1.06% 2.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 1.09% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 6
Median salary - - £35,000
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
174 183 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 97.75% 97.34% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 160 116 197
Median salary £31,500 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.25% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) Ant
3 3 (50.00%) JUnit
3 3 (50.00%) JDBC
3 3 (50.00%) JSP
3 3 (50.00%) SOAP
3 3 (50.00%) Struts
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) VC++
3 3 (50.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) C++
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Spring
3 3 (50.00%) Maven
3 3 (50.00%) JSON
3 3 (50.00%) JIRA
3 3 (50.00%) Selenium

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 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Ant
1 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (50.00%) Jasmine
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
1 3 (50.00%) JUnit
1 3 (50.00%) Karma Test Runner
1 3 (50.00%) Maven
1 3 (50.00%) Mockito
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) JDBC
1 3 (50.00%) JPA
1 3 (50.00%) jQuery
1 3 (50.00%) JSON
1 3 (50.00%) JSP
1 3 (50.00%) REST
1 3 (50.00%) SOAP
1 3 (50.00%) Spring
1 3 (50.00%) Spring Integration
1 3 (50.00%) Struts
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
1 3 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) BDD
2 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (50.00%) VC++
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
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