The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Chester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 22 35 17
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -18
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 23 22 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 8.55% 5.34% 12.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.50% 6.08% 17.16%
Number of salaries quoted 19 20 17
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £29,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
200 362 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 74.35% 87.86% 75.71%
Number of salaries quoted 145 212 103
Average salary £37,000 £39,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.12% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Software Engineering
Cheshire

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 18 April 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Chester

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 25 (52.08%) SQL
1 25 (52.08%) .NET
2 21 (43.75%) Java
2 21 (43.75%) C#
3 18 (37.50%) HTML
4 16 (33.33%) CSS
5 15 (31.25%) Microsoft
6 14 (29.17%) C++
7 13 (27.08%) Integration Testing
8 12 (25.00%) J2EE
8 12 (25.00%) XML
8 12 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (22.92%) Degree
9 11 (22.92%) Finance
9 11 (22.92%) MS Excel
9 11 (22.92%) E-Commerce
9 11 (22.92%) Relational Database
10 10 (20.83%) Web Application Development
10 10 (20.83%) Python
10 10 (20.83%) RDBMS
10 10 (20.83%) XSL
10 10 (20.83%) JDBC
10 10 (20.83%) Web Services
10 10 (20.83%) JavaScript
11 9 (18.75%) C
11 9 (18.75%) Oracle
12 7 (14.58%) VB.NET
12 7 (14.58%) Project Management
12 7 (14.58%) JIRA
12 7 (14.58%) Computer Science

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 6 (12.50%) WebSphere
1 6 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 6 (12.50%) SAS
2 2 (4.17%) Mule
3 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.08%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (22.92%) MS Excel
2 6 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) SaaS
2 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (2.08%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) HTTP
2 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.08%) Intranet
2 1 (2.08%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.92%) Relational Database
2 10 (20.83%) RDBMS
3 6 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.08%) SimpleDB
6 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (14.58%) JIRA
2 3 (6.25%) InstallShield
2 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.17%) AdminStudio
4 1 (2.08%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (2.08%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.08%) MSI
4 1 (2.08%) JMeter
4 1 (2.08%) Subversion
General
1 11 (22.92%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Games
3 1 (2.08%) Russian Language
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (43.75%) Software Engineer
2 15 (31.25%) Developer
3 11 (22.92%) Senior Software Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) C# Developer
4 7 (14.58%) Consultant
5 6 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
5 6 (12.50%) Graduate
6 4 (8.33%) J2EE Team Leader
6 4 (8.33%) Lead C# Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Java Software Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Team Leader
6 4 (8.33%) Development Team Leader
6 4 (8.33%) Java Team Leader
6 4 (8.33%) Lead Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Django Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Python Software Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Python/Django Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (52.08%) .NET
2 18 (37.50%) HTML
3 16 (33.33%) CSS
4 12 (25.00%) J2EE
4 12 (25.00%) XML
5 10 (20.83%) XSL
5 10 (20.83%) JDBC
5 10 (20.83%) Web Services
6 6 (12.50%) JAX-RPC
6 6 (12.50%) WSDL
6 6 (12.50%) SOAP
6 6 (12.50%) WCF
6 6 (12.50%) jQuery
7 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET
8 4 (8.33%) NHibernate
8 4 (8.33%) WPF
9 3 (6.25%) Django
9 3 (6.25%) Application Packaging
10 2 (4.17%) Spring
10 2 (4.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Computer Science
2 6 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 6 (12.50%) Physics
2 6 (12.50%) Statistics
3 4 (8.33%) Online Banking
3 4 (8.33%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.08%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.08%) GPGPU
4 1 (2.08%) Open Source
4 1 (2.08%) CUDA
4 1 (2.08%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.08%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) Linux
3 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) Integration Testing
2 12 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (22.92%) E-Commerce
4 10 (20.83%) Web Application Development
5 7 (14.58%) Project Management
6 6 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 6 (12.50%) Online Security
6 6 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (8.33%) MVC
7 4 (8.33%) Software Architecture
8 3 (6.25%) CRM
8 3 (6.25%) OOP
8 3 (6.25%) OO
9 2 (4.17%) Scrum
10 1 (2.08%) Test Automation
10 1 (2.08%) Image Processing
10 1 (2.08%) Load Testing
10 1 (2.08%) Stress Testing
10 1 (2.08%) Multithreading
10 1 (2.08%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (52.08%) SQL
2 21 (43.75%) Java
2 21 (43.75%) C#
3 14 (29.17%) C++
4 10 (20.83%) Python
4 10 (20.83%) JavaScript
5 9 (18.75%) C
6 7 (14.58%) VB.NET
7 4 (8.33%) VB
8 3 (6.25%) PL/SQL
8 3 (6.25%) T-SQL
9 2 (4.17%) XPath
10 1 (2.08%) Bourne shell
10 1 (2.08%) VBScript
10 1 (2.08%) Perl
10 1 (2.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (22.92%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) ISEB
2 1 (2.08%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) SCCM
2 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.08%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.75%) Oracle
3 6 (12.50%) SAP
3 6 (12.50%) Business Objects
4 2 (4.17%) Perforce
4 2 (4.17%) IBM
5 1 (2.08%) hybris
5 1 (2.08%) JBoss
5 1 (2.08%) ATG
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