The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 40 39 31
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 7 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.98% 2.32% 3.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.10% 2.50% 4.10%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 10
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
226 240 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 96.17% 92.66% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 122 170 167
Average salary £38,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Chester region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Chester

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 6 (66.67%) JIRA
2 6 (66.67%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) J2EE
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 6 (66.67%) Web Services
3 5 (55.56%) XML
3 5 (55.56%) JUnit
3 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 5 (55.56%) PL/SQL
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) Tomcat
3 5 (55.56%) Spring
4 4 (44.44%) Hibernate
4 4 (44.44%) Spring MVC
4 4 (44.44%) jQuery
4 4 (44.44%) JPA
4 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
4 4 (44.44%) HTML
4 4 (44.44%) Struts
4 4 (44.44%) MVC
4 4 (44.44%) JDBC
4 4 (44.44%) JSP
5 3 (33.33%) SOAP
5 3 (33.33%) Ant
5 3 (33.33%) Eclipse
5 3 (33.33%) Ajax
6 2 (22.22%) Maven
6 2 (22.22%) TDD
6 2 (22.22%) Android

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (55.56%) Tomcat
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) JIRA
2 5 (55.56%) JUnit
3 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
4 3 (33.33%) Eclipse
4 3 (33.33%) Ant
5 2 (22.22%) Maven
5 2 (22.22%) Selenium
5 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
6 1 (11.11%) Mockito
6 1 (11.11%) Jasmine
6 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) J2EE
1 6 (66.67%) Web Services
2 5 (55.56%) XML
2 5 (55.56%) Spring
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) Struts
3 4 (44.44%) Spring MVC
3 4 (44.44%) jQuery
3 4 (44.44%) JPA
3 4 (44.44%) JDBC
3 4 (44.44%) JSP
3 4 (44.44%) Hibernate
4 3 (33.33%) SOAP
4 3 (33.33%) Ajax
5 2 (22.22%) JSON
5 2 (22.22%) REST
6 1 (11.11%) Spring Batch
6 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 1 (11.11%) RESTful
6 1 (11.11%) POJO
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (11.11%) Raspberry Pi
1 1 (11.11%) BeagleBone
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Android
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 4 (44.44%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) Android Development
4 1 (11.11%) Line Management
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Kernel Development
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) SOA
4 1 (11.11%) Extreme Programming
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
4 1 (11.11%) Refactoring
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) PL/SQL
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) C
3 2 (22.22%) C++
3 2 (22.22%) ANSI C
4 1 (11.11%) Assembly Language
4 1 (11.11%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
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