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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 30 25 35
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 5 23 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.81% 8.36% 5.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.31% 11.11% 6.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3 19 21
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 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
151 207 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 84.83% 75.27% 89.25%
Number of salaries quoted 110 148 225
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,100 £47,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (88.89%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) J2EE
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
3 3 (33.33%) jQuery
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) JUnit
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (33.33%) Spring
3 3 (33.33%) Games
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Extreme Programming
4 2 (22.22%) Pair Programming
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) HTML5
4 2 (22.22%) CSS3
4 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 1 (11.11%) Spring MVC
5 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 1 (11.11%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) MS Access
2 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Ant
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Games
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Graduate
2 3 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Graduate Software Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Graduate Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Trainee Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Trainee
4 1 (11.11%) Software Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Software Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Junior
4 1 (11.11%) Development Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Junior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) HTML
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
1 4 (44.44%) J2EE
2 3 (33.33%) CSS
2 3 (33.33%) Spring
2 3 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (22.22%) HTML5
3 2 (22.22%) CSS3
3 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
4 1 (11.11%) Ajax
4 1 (11.11%) Spring MVC
4 1 (11.11%) JDBC
4 1 (11.11%) JSP
4 1 (11.11%) Struts
4 1 (11.11%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Economics
2 1 (11.11%) Statistics
2 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 1 (11.11%) Physics
2 1 (11.11%) Psychology
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Scrum
1 2 (22.22%) Extreme Programming
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (22.22%) Pair Programming
2 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
2 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Operations Research
2 1 (11.11%) Refactoring
2 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
2 1 (11.11%) TDD
2 1 (11.11%) SOA
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) MVC
2 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) VB
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Business Objects
2 1 (11.11%) SAP
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