Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 30 24
Rank change year-on-year -13 -6 +17
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 18 19 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 4.37% 6.79% 9.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.88% 7.45% 11.59%
Number of salaries quoted 17 10 31
Chester median annual salary £45,000 £53,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.28% +26.47% +13.33%
10th Percentile £33,500 £34,825 £33,750
90th Percentile £59,250 £62,000 £51,250
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% +5.26% +1.33%

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 369 255 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 89.56% 91.07% 83.89%
Number of salaries quoted 332 197 246
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,650 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £61,875
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 22 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 10 (55.56%) C#
1 10 (55.56%) .NET
2 9 (50.00%) C++
3 8 (44.44%) AngularJS
4 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (33.33%) MVC
5 6 (33.33%) HTML
5 6 (33.33%) VB
5 6 (33.33%) DCOM
5 6 (33.33%) TDD
5 6 (33.33%) Marketing
5 6 (33.33%) People Management
5 6 (33.33%) React
5 6 (33.33%) Global Marketing
5 6 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (27.78%) SQL
7 4 (22.22%) Unix
7 4 (22.22%) OO
7 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
7 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 4 (22.22%) PHP
7 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
7 4 (22.22%) Scrum
7 4 (22.22%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (22.22%) React Native
7 4 (22.22%) SOLID
8 3 (16.67%) Google
8 3 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (16.67%) Twitter

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 2 (11.11%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) C++ Team Leader
2 6 (33.33%) Development Team Leader
2 6 (33.33%) Software Development Team Leader
2 6 (33.33%) Software Team Leader
2 6 (33.33%) Team Leader
3 5 (27.78%) Software Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) PHP Developer
5 2 (11.11%) .NET Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior C# Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) .NET
2 8 (44.44%) AngularJS
3 6 (33.33%) DCOM
3 6 (33.33%) HTML
3 6 (33.33%) React
4 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 4 (22.22%) React Native
5 3 (16.67%) CSS
5 3 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (11.11%) Aurelia
6 2 (11.11%) XML
6 2 (11.11%) XSLT
7 1 (5.56%) Laravel
7 1 (5.56%) REST
7 1 (5.56%) Sass
7 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (22.22%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Unix
2 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (11.11%) Android
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) Global Marketing
2 6 (33.33%) MVC
2 6 (33.33%) People Management
2 6 (33.33%) TDD
3 4 (22.22%) OO
3 4 (22.22%) Scrum
3 4 (22.22%) SOLID
4 2 (11.11%) Android Development
4 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 2 (11.11%) OOP
4 2 (11.11%) Web Development
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.56%) Coaching
5 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (5.56%) Microservices
5 1 (5.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) C#
2 9 (50.00%) C++
3 6 (33.33%) VB
4 5 (27.78%) SQL
5 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 4 (22.22%) PHP
5 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
6 3 (16.67%) C
7 2 (11.11%) XPath
8 1 (5.56%) Java
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Google
1 3 (16.67%) Twitter