Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 29 34
Rank change year-on-year -6 +5 +16
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 21 21 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 5.75% 7.55% 6.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.52% 8.54% 7.41%
Number of salaries quoted 20 17 28
Chester median annual salary £46,250 £47,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +10.47% +22.86%
10th Percentile £36,500 £38,900 £25,900
90th Percentile £59,250 £60,000 £52,500
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year +5.88% +9.68% +10.71%

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 322 246 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 88.22% 88.49% 89.63%
Number of salaries quoted 278 209 317
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% -14.44% +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,175 £25,750 £23,650
90th Percentile £59,475 £58,000 £65,000
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -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 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Chester region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 11 (52.38%) C++
2 10 (47.62%) C#
2 10 (47.62%) .NET
3 9 (42.86%) AngularJS
4 7 (33.33%) HTML
4 7 (33.33%) TDD
5 6 (28.57%) Marketing
5 6 (28.57%) C
5 6 (28.57%) SQL
5 6 (28.57%) VB
5 6 (28.57%) DCOM
5 6 (28.57%) MVC
5 6 (28.57%) Linux
5 6 (28.57%) People Management
5 6 (28.57%) Global Marketing
5 6 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (23.81%) Android Development
6 5 (23.81%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 5 (23.81%) Windows
6 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
6 5 (23.81%) Android
6 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (19.05%) T-SQL
7 4 (19.05%) Java
7 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
7 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
7 4 (19.05%) React
8 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
8 3 (14.29%) JUnit
8 3 (14.29%) Hibernate

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 (9.52%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) JUnit
2 1 (4.76%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (28.57%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 6 (28.57%) C++ Team Leader
3 6 (28.57%) Development Team Leader
3 6 (28.57%) Software Development Team Leader
3 6 (28.57%) Software Team Leader
3 6 (28.57%) Team Leader
4 5 (23.81%) C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (23.81%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 5 (23.81%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (23.81%) Embedded Engineer
4 5 (23.81%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (19.05%) Java Developer
6 3 (14.29%) Java Software Developer
6 3 (14.29%) Software Developer
7 2 (9.52%) C# Software Engineer
7 2 (9.52%) PHP Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Senior C# Software Engineer
7 2 (9.52%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (9.52%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) .NET
2 9 (42.86%) AngularJS
3 7 (33.33%) HTML
4 6 (28.57%) DCOM
5 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
5 4 (19.05%) React
6 3 (14.29%) CSS
6 3 (14.29%) Hibernate
6 3 (14.29%) iBATIS
6 3 (14.29%) Spring
6 3 (14.29%) Spring Integration
6 3 (14.29%) Spring MVC
7 2 (9.52%) Aurelia
7 2 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (9.52%) XML
7 2 (9.52%) XSLT
8 1 (4.76%) Node.js
8 1 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (4.76%) React Native
8 1 (4.76%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Linux
2 5 (23.81%) Android
2 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Embedded Compact
3 2 (9.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) TDD
2 6 (28.57%) Global Marketing
2 6 (28.57%) MVC
2 6 (28.57%) People Management
3 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (23.81%) Android Development
4 3 (14.29%) BDD
5 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
5 2 (9.52%) OOP
5 2 (9.52%) Scrum
5 2 (9.52%) Web Development
6 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.76%) DevOps
6 1 (4.76%) Kanban
6 1 (4.76%) OO
6 1 (4.76%) SOLID
6 1 (4.76%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) C++
2 10 (47.62%) C#
3 6 (28.57%) C
3 6 (28.57%) SQL
3 6 (28.57%) VB
4 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
5 4 (19.05%) Java
5 4 (19.05%) T-SQL
6 3 (14.29%) PL/SQL
7 2 (9.52%) PHP
7 2 (9.52%) XPath
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Ansible
1 1 (4.76%) Puppet
1 1 (4.76%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Google
2 1 (4.76%) Twitter