Period
to 20 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 6 months to 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 32 28
Rank change year-on-year -10 -4 +9
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 10 12 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 3.22% 4.01% 7.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.51% 4.60% 8.61%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 22
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £36,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.44% -11.52% -2.94%
10th Percentile £37,500 £30,400 £33,750
90th Percentile £51,500 £43,800 £50,000
Cheshire median annual salary £48,750 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -2.50% -

Software Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 285 261 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 91.64% 87.29% 86.97%
Number of salaries quoted 254 214 238
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £36,375
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +3.09% -9.06%
10th Percentile £26,975 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,500 £52,500
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Chester

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Chester

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Chester over the 6 months to 20 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Chester

For the 6 months to 20 May 2018, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Chester region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 8 (80.00%) HTML
1 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (80.00%) TDD
2 7 (70.00%) MVC
2 7 (70.00%) Scrum
2 7 (70.00%) AngularJS
3 6 (60.00%) Unix
4 5 (50.00%) CSS
4 5 (50.00%) PHP
4 5 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (50.00%) OO
4 5 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (50.00%) React
4 5 (50.00%) React Native
4 5 (50.00%) SOLID
4 5 (50.00%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (40.00%) Linux
5 4 (40.00%) MySQL
5 4 (40.00%) Windows
6 3 (30.00%) Web Services
6 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (30.00%) REST
6 3 (30.00%) Laravel
6 3 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (30.00%) Docker
6 3 (30.00%) Coaching
6 3 (30.00%) Microservices

Software Engineering
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) MySQL
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) PHP Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Architect
5 1 (10.00%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Programmer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Software Development Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) HTML
2 7 (70.00%) AngularJS
3 5 (50.00%) CSS
3 5 (50.00%) React
3 5 (50.00%) React Native
3 5 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (30.00%) Laravel
4 3 (30.00%) REST
4 3 (30.00%) Sass
4 3 (30.00%) Web Services
5 2 (20.00%) .NET
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 1 (10.00%) J2EE
6 1 (10.00%) JSP
6 1 (10.00%) LDAP
6 1 (10.00%) OAuth2
6 1 (10.00%) SailPoint
6 1 (10.00%) Servlets
6 1 (10.00%) SOAP
6 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Unix
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (80.00%) TDD
2 7 (70.00%) MVC
2 7 (70.00%) Scrum
3 5 (50.00%) OO
3 5 (50.00%) SOLID
4 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (30.00%) Coaching
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (30.00%) Microservices
5 2 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (20.00%) Kanban
5 2 (20.00%) OOP
5 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
6 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (10.00%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (50.00%) PHP
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (10.00%) BeanShell
4 1 (10.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CISSP
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Docker
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Google
1 2 (20.00%) Twitter
2 1 (10.00%) CyberArk
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) MuleSoft
2 1 (10.00%) Novell
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (10.00%) Ping Identity
2 1 (10.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Sun
2 1 (10.00%) Sybase