The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Runcorn 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 16 9 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 4 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 5.26% 8.11% -
As % of the Job Titles category 5.56% 8.11% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £43,750 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.83% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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 Runcorn 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
Runcorn
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
72 37 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 94.74% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 52 33 26
Average salary £37,500 £27,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% -16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £19,000 £23,980
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Runcorn

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Runcorn region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Runcorn

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Runcorn

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

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Runcorn

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Runcorn

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Runcorn 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 6 (75.00%) C++
2 6 (75.00%) Degree
3 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (62.50%) Waterfall
3 5 (62.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (62.50%) Embedded Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) HNC
3 5 (62.50%) HND
3 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) UML
3 5 (62.50%) OO
3 5 (62.50%) ISO 9001
3 5 (62.50%) C
3 5 (62.50%) Embedded C
3 5 (62.50%) Embedded C++
3 5 (62.50%) Windows CE
3 5 (62.50%) Electronics
3 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
3 5 (62.50%) Scrum
3 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) Pair Programming
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) J2EE
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (12.50%) COM

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Runcorn by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Runcorn 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (62.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) COM
2 1 (12.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 5 (62.50%) UML
2 5 (62.50%) OO
2 5 (62.50%) Scrum
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Pair Programming
2 5 (62.50%) Waterfall
2 5 (62.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (62.50%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) MVVM
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C++
2 5 (62.50%) C
2 5 (62.50%) Embedded C
2 5 (62.50%) Embedded C++
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 5 (62.50%) HNC
2 5 (62.50%) HND
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft