The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 25 36 35
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 9 16 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 6.47% 5.97% 2.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.44% 6.35% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 6
Median salary £45,000 £42,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
Software Engineering
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
121 252 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 87.05% 94.03% 85.31%
Number of salaries quoted 105 157 164
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of job ads across the Chester region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Chester

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Chester region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Spring
2 8 (53.33%) Java
2 8 (53.33%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (46.67%) Finance
4 6 (40.00%) SOAP
4 6 (40.00%) Web Services
4 6 (40.00%) JPA
4 6 (40.00%) REST
5 5 (33.33%) Apache Camel
5 5 (33.33%) HND
5 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 5 (33.33%) C#
5 5 (33.33%) Advertising
5 5 (33.33%) Degree
5 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
6 4 (26.67%) SQL
6 4 (26.67%) JUnit
6 4 (26.67%) AngularJS
7 3 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (20.00%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (20.00%) MVC
7 3 (20.00%) Windows
7 3 (20.00%) VC++
7 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (20.00%) C++
8 2 (13.33%) Web Development
8 2 (13.33%) jQuery

Software Engineering
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Confluence
1 1 (6.67%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.67%) MS Access
3 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) JUnit
2 3 (20.00%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (13.33%) JIRA
3 2 (13.33%) Protractor
4 1 (6.67%) Ant
4 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
4 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (6.67%) Jasmine
4 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (6.67%) Maven
4 1 (6.67%) Mockito
4 1 (6.67%) Selenium
4 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) Java Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Software Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (13.33%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Java Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Java Software Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior C# Software Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) C++/C# Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Product Business Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Programmer
6 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) Spring
2 6 (40.00%) JPA
2 6 (40.00%) REST
2 6 (40.00%) SOAP
2 6 (40.00%) Web Services
3 5 (33.33%) Apache Camel
4 4 (26.67%) AngularJS
5 2 (13.33%) HTML
5 2 (13.33%) jQuery
5 2 (13.33%) JSON
5 2 (13.33%) React
6 1 (6.67%) CSS
6 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
6 1 (6.67%) J2EE
6 1 (6.67%) JDBC
6 1 (6.67%) JSP
6 1 (6.67%) Middleware
6 1 (6.67%) RESTful
6 1 (6.67%) Struts
6 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (13.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (20.00%) MVC
4 2 (13.33%) SDLC
4 2 (13.33%) Web Development
5 1 (6.67%) BDD
5 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (6.67%) Extreme Programming
5 1 (6.67%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (6.67%) Pair Programming
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) TDD
5 1 (6.67%) Time Management
5 1 (6.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) C#
3 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 3 (20.00%) C++
4 3 (20.00%) VC++
5 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
1 5 (33.33%) HND
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle