The median annual salary for a Senior Software Engineer was - in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

Senior Software Engineer
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 31 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 0.73% 1.26% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 1.27% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Median salary - £43,750 -
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester. 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
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 131 157 165
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 95.62% 98.74% 97.06%
Number of salaries quoted 116 139 116
Median salary £35,000 £36,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.10% +12.30%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester that featured Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Engineer in Chester

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for Senior Software Engineer in Chester

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 13 Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Senior 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 Chester region featuring Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) C
1 6 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) GPRS
1 6 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (100.00%) Firmware
1 6 (100.00%) Internet
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (100.00%) QMS
1 6 (100.00%) Telematics
1 6 (100.00%) CAN bus
1 6 (100.00%) Internet of Things

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 6 (100.00%) GPRS
1 6 (100.00%) Internet
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) CAN bus
1 6 (100.00%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) QMS
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (100.00%) Telematics
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C
1 6 (100.00%) C++
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Firmware