The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineer
North West > Cheshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 65 99
Rank change year-on-year -18 +34  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 29 18 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.00% 1.89% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 1.97% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 19 15 19
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -12.50%  
10th Percentile £30,000 £20,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £52,750 £48,750 £48,750
North West median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1376 916 1686
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 94.70% 96.32% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4162 3755 6278
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings that featured Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Cheshire

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Cheshire

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Cheshire over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Cheshire

Software Engineer
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 9 £50,000 -
Wilmslow - 7 £50,000 - 1
Crewe - 3 - - 1
Chester +7 2 £45,000 - 3
Warrington -18 2 £28,750 -37.83%
Macclesfield - 2 £33,750 -
Runcorn -10 1 £35,000 +84.21%
Software Engineer
North West

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 51 (92.73%) Software Engineering
2 37 (67.27%) Java
3 30 (54.55%) C#
3 30 (54.55%) SQL
4 29 (52.73%) .NET
5 24 (43.64%) ASP.NET
5 24 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (43.64%) MVC
6 23 (41.82%) Web Services
6 23 (41.82%) JavaScript
7 21 (38.18%) Finance
7 21 (38.18%) HTML
7 21 (38.18%) CSS
7 21 (38.18%) .NET Framework
8 20 (36.36%) Entity Framework
8 20 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web API
9 19 (34.55%) REST
10 17 (30.91%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (30.91%) SOA
11 16 (29.09%) HTTP
11 16 (29.09%) OO
11 16 (29.09%) Windows
11 16 (29.09%) Degree
12 15 (27.27%) TypeScript
13 14 (25.45%) Multithreaded Programming
13 14 (25.45%) Java EE
13 14 (25.45%) Node.js
13 14 (25.45%) NoSQL
13 14 (25.45%) Multithreading
14 12 (21.82%) Waterfall

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 3 (5.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (3.64%) Confluence
2 2 (3.64%) JBoss
2 2 (3.64%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.64%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.82%) OpenROAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.09%) HTTP
2 6 (10.91%) Bluetooth
2 6 (10.91%) DVB
2 6 (10.91%) GPRS
2 6 (10.91%) GSM
2 6 (10.91%) NFC
2 6 (10.91%) UMTS
2 6 (10.91%) VoIP
2 6 (10.91%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (10.91%) WLAN
3 3 (5.45%) LAN
3 3 (5.45%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.45%) WAN
4 2 (3.64%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.45%) NoSQL
2 10 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 6 (10.91%) MySQL
4 3 (5.45%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.64%) DB2
6 1 (1.82%) Ingres
6 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) JIRA
2 3 (5.45%) Selenium
3 2 (3.64%) ClearCase
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (3.64%) Subversion
3 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (38.18%) Finance
2 11 (20.00%) Banking
3 6 (10.91%) Automotive
3 6 (10.91%) Multimedia
4 5 (9.09%) Advertising
5 3 (5.45%) Corporate Banking
5 3 (5.45%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.82%) Electronics
6 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.82%) Law
6 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (52.73%) .NET
2 24 (43.64%) ASP.NET
3 23 (41.82%) Web Services
4 21 (38.18%) .NET Framework
4 21 (38.18%) CSS
4 21 (38.18%) HTML
5 20 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web API
5 20 (36.36%) Entity Framework
6 19 (34.55%) REST
7 17 (30.91%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (25.45%) Java EE
8 14 (25.45%) Node.js
9 9 (16.36%) Middleware
10 7 (12.73%) SOAP
11 6 (10.91%) Flash
11 6 (10.91%) J2ME
11 6 (10.91%) OpenGL
11 6 (10.91%) SVG
11 6 (10.91%) UIQ
11 6 (10.91%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.91%) Device Driver
2 6 (10.91%) iPhone
2 6 (10.91%) MPEG
2 6 (10.91%) Smartphone
3 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.45%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.64%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.64%) Contactless
4 2 (3.64%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.64%) Robotics
5 1 (1.82%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.82%) IVR
5 1 (1.82%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.82%) User Experience
5 1 (1.82%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.09%) Windows
2 12 (21.82%) Linux
3 9 (16.36%) Android
4 7 (12.73%) Embedded Linux
5 6 (10.91%) Nucleus RTOS
5 6 (10.91%) Windows 7
5 6 (10.91%) Windows 8
5 6 (10.91%) Windows Mobile
6 5 (9.09%) Unix
7 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.82%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (1.82%) Windows Phone
8 1 (1.82%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (92.73%) Software Engineering
2 24 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (43.64%) MVC
3 17 (30.91%) SOA
4 16 (29.09%) OO
5 14 (25.45%) Multithreaded Programming
5 14 (25.45%) Multithreading
6 12 (21.82%) Waterfall
7 10 (18.18%) Mentoring
8 9 (16.36%) SDLC
9 6 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (10.91%) DRM
9 6 (10.91%) Mobile Commerce
9 6 (10.91%) Speech Recognition
9 6 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (10.91%) TDD
10 5 (9.09%) Risk Management
10 5 (9.09%) Scrum
10 5 (9.09%) Web Development
11 4 (7.27%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 37 (67.27%) Java
2 30 (54.55%) C#
2 30 (54.55%) SQL
3 23 (41.82%) JavaScript
4 15 (27.27%) TypeScript
5 12 (21.82%) C++
6 9 (16.36%) C
7 6 (10.91%) PHP
7 6 (10.91%) Python
7 6 (10.91%) T-SQL
8 4 (7.27%) PL/SQL
8 4 (7.27%) VB.NET
9 3 (5.45%) Delphi
9 3 (5.45%) Pascal
9 3 (5.45%) R
9 3 (5.45%) Shell Script
9 3 (5.45%) XPath
9 3 (5.45%) XQuery
10 1 (1.82%) VC++
Qualifications
1 16 (29.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (20.00%) Oracle
2 6 (10.91%) Intel
2 6 (10.91%) Symbian
3 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.45%) Google
5 2 (3.64%) Atlassian
5 2 (3.64%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (3.64%) Chordiant
5 2 (3.64%) Teradata
6 1 (1.82%) Adobe
6 1 (1.82%) Freescale
6 1 (1.82%) IBM
6 1 (1.82%) IBM Sterling
6 1 (1.82%) Telerik
6 1 (1.82%) Xamarin
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