Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 36 42 27
Rank change year-on-year +6 -15 -3
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 2 18 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 1.11% 4.46% 6.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 4.83% 7.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2 17 10
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% -16.28% +26.47%
10th Percentile £38,000 £33,500 £34,825
90th Percentile £47,000 £59,250 £62,000
Cheshire median annual salary £53,350 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.32% +18.75% +5.26%

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 167 373 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 92.78% 92.33% 92.06%
Number of salaries quoted 151 335 199
Chester median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.18% +13.33% -10.71%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £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

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) Symfony
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Laravel
1 1 (50.00%) Sass
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (50.00%) React
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) OO

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (50.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Full Stack Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Laravel
1 1 (50.00%) React
1 1 (50.00%) Sass
1 1 (50.00%) Symfony
1 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET