The first table below looks at the demand for the 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 Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 37 33 30
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 6 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.28% 3.80% 5.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.47% 3.98% 5.38%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 10
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Job Titles Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
243 251 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 92.40% 95.44% 95.38%
Number of salaries quoted 173 173 164
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,000 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £48,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Engineer
Cheshire

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Chester region that cited 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 Software Engineer in their job title.

1 11 (91.67%) Software Engineering
2 7 (58.33%) C#
2 7 (58.33%) .NET
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) Java
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
3 5 (41.67%) WPF
4 4 (33.33%) Django
4 4 (33.33%) Python
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (25.00%) REST
5 3 (25.00%) MySQL
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle
5 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
5 3 (25.00%) JavaFX
5 3 (25.00%) Web Development
5 3 (25.00%) Java EE
6 2 (16.67%) Electronics
6 2 (16.67%) WCF
6 2 (16.67%) UML
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 2 (16.67%) J2EE
7 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
7 1 (8.33%) HTML
7 1 (8.33%) CSS
7 1 (8.33%) Web Services

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Chester region that cited 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 Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) MySQL
2 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (16.67%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) .NET
2 5 (41.67%) WPF
3 4 (33.33%) Django
4 3 (25.00%) REST
4 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (25.00%) JavaFX
4 3 (25.00%) Java EE
5 2 (16.67%) WCF
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 2 (16.67%) J2EE
6 1 (8.33%) HTML
6 1 (8.33%) CSS
6 1 (8.33%) Web Services
6 1 (8.33%) LINQ
6 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
6 1 (8.33%) NHibernate
6 1 (8.33%) RESTful
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (8.33%) jQuery
6 1 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (8.33%) Open Source
1 1 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Android
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Phone 8
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Phone
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Web Development
4 2 (16.67%) UML
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Quality Management
5 1 (8.33%) MVC
5 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
5 1 (8.33%) QMS
5 1 (8.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) Python
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Telerik