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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 27 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 4 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 3.60% - 4.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.64% - 4.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 10
Average salary £45,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average 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
110 178 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 99.10% 91.28% 97.26%
Number of salaries quoted 99 152 137
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £23,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016, 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 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (75.00%) Spring
3 6 (75.00%) Java
3 6 (75.00%) Hibernate
3 6 (75.00%) AngularJS
4 5 (62.50%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (62.50%) REST
4 5 (62.50%) Jasmine
4 5 (62.50%) Issue Tracking
4 5 (62.50%) HTML
4 5 (62.50%) JUnit
4 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
4 5 (62.50%) PL/SQL
4 5 (62.50%) SQL
4 5 (62.50%) Oracle
4 5 (62.50%) JSP
4 5 (62.50%) SOAP
4 5 (62.50%) Struts
4 5 (62.50%) Web Services
4 5 (62.50%) Mockito
4 5 (62.50%) JSON
4 5 (62.50%) JIRA
4 5 (62.50%) Selenium
4 5 (62.50%) jQuery
4 5 (62.50%) JPA
4 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
4 5 (62.50%) Maven
4 5 (62.50%) MVC
5 4 (50.00%) Cucumber

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
1 5 (62.50%) Jasmine
1 5 (62.50%) JIRA
1 5 (62.50%) JUnit
1 5 (62.50%) Maven
1 5 (62.50%) Mockito
1 5 (62.50%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) Ant
2 4 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (50.00%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) AngularJS
1 6 (75.00%) Hibernate
1 6 (75.00%) Spring
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) JPA
2 5 (62.50%) jQuery
2 5 (62.50%) JSON
2 5 (62.50%) JSP
2 5 (62.50%) REST
2 5 (62.50%) SOAP
2 5 (62.50%) Struts
2 5 (62.50%) Web Services
3 4 (50.00%) JDBC
3 4 (50.00%) Spring Integration
3 4 (50.00%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) J2EE
5 1 (12.50%) CSS
5 1 (12.50%) Ember.js
5 1 (12.50%) MFC
5 1 (12.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) Issue Tracking
3 5 (62.50%) MVC
4 4 (50.00%) BDD
5 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (12.50%) Extreme Programming
5 1 (12.50%) Memory Management
5 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (12.50%) OO
5 1 (12.50%) Pair Programming
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) PL/SQL
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) VC++
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
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