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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 34 38 29
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 10 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 4.27% 2.34% 4.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.57% 2.91% 5.61%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 11
Average salary £42,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.71% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
219 206 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 93.59% 80.47% 82.95%
Number of salaries quoted 118 138 143
Average salary £41,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.79% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,041 £30,000 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Chester region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Chester

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Chester region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 12 (75.00%) Java
2 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 9 (56.25%) HTML
2 9 (56.25%) J2EE
2 9 (56.25%) Web Services
2 9 (56.25%) Spring
3 8 (50.00%) JUnit
3 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (43.75%) Oracle
4 7 (43.75%) jQuery
5 6 (37.50%) PL/SQL
5 6 (37.50%) XML
5 6 (37.50%) CSS
6 5 (31.25%) JDBC
6 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (31.25%) JIRA
7 4 (25.00%) Spring MVC
7 4 (25.00%) Ajax
7 4 (25.00%) Degree
7 4 (25.00%) JPA
7 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 4 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 4 (25.00%) Extreme Programming
7 4 (25.00%) Tomcat
7 4 (25.00%) MVC
7 4 (25.00%) Hibernate
7 4 (25.00%) Struts
7 4 (25.00%) C++
8 3 (18.75%) Ant
8 3 (18.75%) JSP

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Chester region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) SAS
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) JUnit
2 5 (31.25%) JIRA
3 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
4 3 (18.75%) Ant
5 2 (12.50%) Maven
5 2 (12.50%) Selenium
6 1 (6.25%) Subversion
6 1 (6.25%) Mockito
6 1 (6.25%) Jasmine
6 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) Java Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Java Programmer
3 4 (25.00%) Consultant
3 4 (25.00%) Programmer
3 4 (25.00%) Software Programmer
4 2 (12.50%) Graduate
5 1 (6.25%) Junior
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Development Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Support Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Support Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Junior Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) J2EE
1 9 (56.25%) Web Services
1 9 (56.25%) HTML
1 9 (56.25%) Spring
2 7 (43.75%) jQuery
3 6 (37.50%) XML
3 6 (37.50%) CSS
4 5 (31.25%) JDBC
5 4 (25.00%) Ajax
5 4 (25.00%) Spring MVC
5 4 (25.00%) Struts
5 4 (25.00%) Hibernate
5 4 (25.00%) JPA
5 4 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (18.75%) HTML5
6 3 (18.75%) CSS3
6 3 (18.75%) JSP
7 2 (12.50%) SOAP
7 2 (12.50%) .NET
7 2 (12.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Raspberry Pi
3 1 (6.25%) BeagleBone
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.25%) Economics
3 1 (6.25%) Statistics
3 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.25%) Physics
3 1 (6.25%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
1 2 (12.50%) Android
2 1 (6.25%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) MVC
2 4 (25.00%) Extreme Programming
3 3 (18.75%) Scrum
3 3 (18.75%) Pair Programming
4 2 (12.50%) TDD
4 2 (12.50%) Business Development
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (12.50%) Android Development
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Kernel Development
5 1 (6.25%) SDLC
5 1 (6.25%) Refactoring
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Operations Research
5 1 (6.25%) Web Development
5 1 (6.25%) SOA
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) Java
2 9 (56.25%) SQL
3 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (37.50%) PL/SQL
5 4 (25.00%) C++
6 2 (12.50%) ANSI C
6 2 (12.50%) PHP
6 2 (12.50%) C
6 2 (12.50%) C#
7 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
7 1 (6.25%) Python
7 1 (6.25%) Assembly Language
7 1 (6.25%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) IBM
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
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