Period
to 11 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was - in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

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
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 53 39
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 0 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester - 1.80% 2.14%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.86% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 2
Chester median annual salary - £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.26% +5.56%
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +2.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Chester
Permanent vacancies in Chester with a recognized job title 225 377 276
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.40% 96.92% 98.57%
Number of salaries quoted 201 330 219
Chester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,425 £24,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £59,250 £58,000
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

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