The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 3 months to 25 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
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 34 33
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 2 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 1.32% 0.56% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 0.57% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £45,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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 144 174 183
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 94.74% 97.75% 97.34%
Number of salaries quoted 132 160 116
Median salary £37,500 £31,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.04% -21.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Chester

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Chester

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 Chester region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) GPRS
2 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Firmware
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) QMS
2 2 (50.00%) Telematics
2 2 (50.00%) RESTful
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) CAN bus
2 2 (50.00%) Internet of Things
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL

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 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (50.00%) GPRS
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) JSON
1 2 (50.00%) RESTful
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) JAX-WS
2 1 (25.00%) JDBC
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) WSDL
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) CAN bus
1 2 (50.00%) Internet of Things
2 1 (25.00%) Online Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) QMS
2 2 (50.00%) Telematics
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
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